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CJP warns of slapping Article 6 on dam opponents

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has said anyone who attempts to stop the dam construction project; the Supreme Court will initiate proceedings under article 6 against them. According to the reports of the local news channel, CJP remarked this on Saturday while chairing a division bench of the court in […]

SC summons owners of Lahore’s private hospitals over expensive healthcare facilities

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar took suo motu notice of the expensive healthcare facilities in private hospitals of Lahore and summoned owners of more than ten health centers. Top Judge while hearing a case at the apex court’s Lahore Registry on Saturday, ordered to summon the owners of more than […]

Indian forces martyr three Kashmiri youth in IOK

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk SRINAGAR: Indian occupied forces continued its atrocities and martyred three more youth in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) in a fresh act of state terrorism on Saturday. According to Kashmiri media reports, the three young civilians were killed in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district during the search operation of the occupied forces. The occupation authorities […]

FM Qureshi arrives in Kabul on one-day official visit

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

F.P. Report KABUL: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi arrived in Kabul on a one-day official visit on Saturday to discuss the bilateral matters with the Afghan leadership. While talking to media persons about FM Qureshi’s visit, Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal said, “Successful outcome of the visit will lead future efforts to enhance bilateral […]

Shafqat: Tax money to be utilized judiciously for public welfare

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood said the PTI government would ensure appropriate utilization of tax money for improving living standard of the common man. We will expand tax-base to generate more revenue and it will eventually enhance trust and confidence of the people in the present government. Answering a […]

CPEC to be made a success story: Fawad

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain  said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was a gigantic economic project and the present government would ensure its success and also take steps to further expand it. Speaking during his visits to Pakistan Television Academy, Radio Pakistan Academy and Radio Dosti Channel […]

Global

Abe aims to rewrite Japan constitution as he seeks 3rd term

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

TOKYO (AP): Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appears headed for a third three-year term as ruling party leader, extending his hold on power and giving him time to pursue a long-cherished goal revising his country’s post-World War II constitution. Abe reportedly has the support of a large majority of party representatives ahead of the ruling […]

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Situation in Hodeida ‘alarming’, aid at risk

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

GENEVA (AFP): The UN warned Friday that shelling and air strikes in Yemen’s Hodeida province have targeted humanitarian workers and infrastructure, threatening its ability to feed 3.5 million “very hungry people.” The World Food Programme (WFP) said it was “extremely concerned about the series of security incidents in Hodeida city these past few days in […]

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US, Cuba officials discuss embassy health incidents

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): US and Cuban officials met at the State Department to discuss the mysterious health problems that have affected more than two dozen American Embassy personnel, a situation that led to a reduction in staffing at the Havana mission and a chill in ties between the countries. “There’s a briefing taking place between some […]

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S Korea launches its first missile-capable submarine

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

SEOUL (AFP): South Korea launched its first ever missile-capable attack submarine on Friday, despite a recent diplomatic thaw with the nuclear-armed North. The $700 million, 3,000-tonne Dosan Ahn Chang-ho submarine is capable of firing both cruise and ballistic missiles and the first of three planned diesel-electric boats to go into service in the next five […]

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Turkey to freeze new government projects, Erdogan says

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

ISTANBUL (Reuters): Turkey is freezing new government investment projects, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday, to rein in spending and stem double-digit inflation after a 15-year construction boom fueled by debt. His comments, a day after the central bank hiked interest rates by a mammoth 6.25 percentage points, mark the clearest signal yet that the […]

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Indian man fills potholes out of love for dead son

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

NEW DELHI (AFP): Dadarao Bilhore smooths the road surface, rests his shovel, looks to the sky and prays for his son, one of thousands of Indians killed every year in accidents caused by potholes. Prakash Bilhore, a promising student, was just 16 when he died in July 2015 in Mumbai, India´s hectic financial and Bollywood […]

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Pakistan

Swat Expressway to complete by Dec: CM

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report MARDAN: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mehmood Khan said 81-Kilometer long Swat Expressway was expected to complete by December which would usher in new era of socio-economic development of the area. He expressed these views during his visit to the Swat Expressway project which is having seven interchanges where he was briefed by officials […]

SC directs ordinance over PMDC recommendations

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report Islamabad: The Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP) has directed the government to pass an ordinance based on the recommendations made by Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC). A Supreme Court bench, headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, heard a case pertaining to medical colleges in Supreme Court on Monday. The court also […]

Auction of 61 cars of PM House fetches Rs 20 mln

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: An unprecedented auction of 102 vehicles Monday attracted large crowd of enthusiastic auto fans to the PM House, adding around Rs 200 million to the national kitty; however the most expensive lot of 21 luxury cars was postponed till correction of a tax anomaly. Prime Minister Imran Khan in his first address […]

Four tourists die, two injured in road accident

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

Shafi Ullah MINGORA: Four tourists died and two received injuries as a vehicle they were boarding plunges into deep ravine near Mahodand lake in Upper Kalam area of Swat district on Monday. According to reports, the tourists belonged to Lahore and three of the dead were identified as Rehan Butt son of Muhammad Sharif Butt, […]

CJP orders to form body for Anwar’s medical tests

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Monday formed a committee, headed by Surgeon General of Pakistan, to examine medical condition of Omni Group Chairman Anwar Majeed and his son Abdul Ghani Majeed. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar heard the plea filed by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) […]

No one can deny importance of media

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report SWABI: Speakers in oath taking ceremony of Swabi Electronic Media Association (SEMA) said that the media persons should avoid from sensationalism and the race of the breaking news, a culture developed in our country. Asad Qaisar, speaker of the national assembly was chief guest on the occasion. He administered oath to the office-bearers […]

Afghanistan

40 security men dead, hurt in Dasht-e-Archi clash

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk KUNDUZ: More than 40 security men were killed and wounded during fresh clashes in the Dasht-e-Archi district of Kunduz province, sources said Monday. Taliban launched heavy attacks on police posts near the centre of Dasht-e-Archi district, sparking several hours long gunfight, Nasruddin Nazari, district administrator, told Afghan Islamic Press (AIP). He said both […]

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Security forces lose control over multiple areas, checkpoints in Baghlan

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk KUNDUZ: The security forces lost control over multiple areas and checkpoints as a result of clashes with Taliban in Markazi Baghlan district in Baghlan province, officials said on Sunday. Fierce gunfight is underway in some parts of Markazi Baghlan district over the past few days. The Taliban captured a military base and multiple […]

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Taliban kill 4 police men, seize 5 others

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk FARAH CITY: Four policemen were killed in a predawn attack by Taliban on a check-post in western Farah province on Sunday, an official said. Five more police personnel were captured by the assailants, who stormed the security post on the outskirts of Farah City, the provincial capital a public representative said. Provincial council […]

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ANA soldier handed over severe punishment over treason

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk MAZAR-I-SHARIF: A military court in northern Balkh province sentenced Afghan National Army soldiers to death over committing treason. The 209th Shaheen Military Corps court besides announcing the death sentence also panelised Mohammad Ebrar for 400,000 Afghanis. Prosecutor Shamsurrahman Ibrahimkhel told the judged that Ebrah handed over a check post and his 10 comrades […]

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Floral wreaths placed at monument to Massoud

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Floral wreaths were placed at the monument to Ahmad Shah Massoud on his 17th death anniversary in Kabul on Sunday. Former vice-president Yunus Qanuni, politicians, jihadi leaders and government officials commemorated the 17th anniversary Massoud’s assassination. Afghanistan’s National Hero, Massoud was assassinated by two bombers posing as journalists 17 years ago. The […]

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CEO Abdullah, JIA members donate blood

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Some members of the Jamiat-i-Islami Afghanistan (JIA), including Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah has marked the Martyrs Week in a different manner by donating blood to the injured of recent terrorist attacks in the country. Ahmad Shah Massoud’s elder son Ahmad Massoud, former Defence Minister Bismillah Mohammadi, former Interior Minister Taj Mohammad […]

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Business

Vodafone broadband adverts banned

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Adverts for Vodafone broadband have been banned for misleading customers over speeds and reductions in bills. The television and radio ads, featuring actor Martin Freeman, stated: “Vodafone guarantee your home broadband speeds or money off until it’s fixed.” But the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) upheld complaints – including from rival BT – […]

Turkish lira gains value against US dollar

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: The Turkish lira gained ground against the US dollar on Wednesday ahead of Thursday’s monetary policy committee meeting of the Turkish Central Bank. The dollar/lira exchange rate fell 6.3512 by around 14.30 local time (1130 GMT), down 1 percent. The rate hit the lowest level in two weeks. Earlier Wednesday, the US […]

Qadeer asks private sector to produce imports substitutions for slashing trade deficit

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Renowned nuclear scientist Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan has said due to heavy imports, Pakistan’s trade deficit has widened to a record level due to which the economy was in trouble and called upon the private sector to focus on producing imports substitutions in the country that would reduce trade deficit and give […]

Khushhali Microfinance Bank wins Gold Price Disclosure Award     

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Khushhali Microfinance Bank, Pakistan’s premier microfinance bank achieved another milestone by proclaiming Gold Price Disclosure Award by Microfinanza Rating. The award proves KMBL’s commitment to transparency of its pricing information. The Price Disclosure award is a public recognition of pricing transparency visible to investors and other international stakeholders who subscribe to the […]

Asian markets stumble again as trade fears persist

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk HONG KONG: The sell-off on Asian markets extended into Wednesday with investors fearing an escalation in the US-China trade row after Beijing said it planned to impose anti-dumping sanctions worth billions on Washington. The news adds to a sense of pessimism across trading floors in recent weeks as the world’s top two economic […]

Chinese companies flee other countries to avoid U.S. taxes

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: A growing number of Chinese companies are adopting a crafty way to evade U.S. President Donald Trump’s tariffs: remove the “Made in China” label by shifting production to countries such as Vietnam, Serbia and Mexico. The world’s two largest economies have been locked in a months-long trade fight after Trump imposed 25 […]

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Sports

PM forms Mani-led task force for sports promotion

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan ordered on Tuesday to constitute a Task Force on Sports, under PCB chairman Mr Ehsan Mani, to review the performance of all sports bodies, analyze the efficacy and utilization of various funds received from various sources and suggest administrative reforms for promoting sports at national as well as […]

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Pakistan, India match will be an exciting game

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk QUETTA: Former Pakistan skipper Younis Khan said on Tuesday, the Pakistan and India Asia Cup encounter will be one to watch. Speaking to media, at a cricket camp for Balochistan cricketers, Khan said, the game between Pakistan and India will be exciting. Khan added, there is a fifty fifty chance for both the […]

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Andre Silva lifts Portugal past Italy in Nations League

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

LISBON (Agencies): Andre Silva scored the only goal as European champions Portugal — without superstar Cristiano Ronaldo — got their Nations League campaign off the mark with a 1-0 win over Italy in Lisbon on Monday. Ronaldo, 33, had been left out of the squad at his own request to focus on his new Italian […]

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David Miller quits first-class cricket

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

CAPE TOWN (Agencies): Hard-hitting middle-order batsman David Miller has quit first-class cricket in a bid to concentrate on his limited overs game ahead of next year’s World Cup in England and Wales. The 29-year-old, who jointly holds the record for the fastest Twenty20 International century off 35 balls, is a regular in South Africa’s limited […]

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Australia name five uncapped players for Pakistan series

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

MELBOURNE (Agencies): Australia named five uncapped players in a raw tour squad to play Pakistan in a test series in the United Arab Emirates, while recalling pace veteran Peter Siddle for the first time in two years and dropping middle order batsman Peter Handscomb. With injuries having gutted the pace stocks and suspensions ruling out […]

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US Open prompts promises of improvement

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

NEW YORK (Agencies): Issues of sexism, officiating double standards and adverse playing conditions have dominated the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Open, raising uncomfortable questions and prompting authorities to promise a review of existing policies. Chair umpires took centre stage at Flushing Meadows this year, more than at any other tournament in recent memory, and […]

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Fashion & Movies

Gold and Satyameva Jayate continues ruling the box-office

By The Frontier Post | August 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Gold and Satyameva Jayate have entered their second weekend maintaining a good hold on the box-office. Both films had almost similar numbers though on the second Friday. While Gold brought in Rs. 1.75 crore, Satyameva Jayate collected Rs. 1.82 crore. These numbers are certainly decent considering the fact that the films have […]

 ‘Game of Thrones’ reveals first footage from last season

By The Frontier Post | August 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: After fans were told about the extended delay in the release of Game of Thrones final season, HBO teased them with a little surprise. According to Entertainment Weekly, HBO released a video featuring some of the upcoming shows from the TV channel such as Big Little Lies, True Detective and many others along with Game of Thrones. While […]

Rishi Kapoor confirms to sell the iconic R.K. studio

By The Frontier Post | August 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The iconic R.K. studio in Chembur built by Raj Kapoor almost 70 years ago is up for sale now. The decision has been taken collectively by the late actor-producer wife’s Krishna Raj Kapoor and their sons Randhir, Rishi and Rajiv Kapoor, along with daughters Ritu Nanda and Rima Jain. The major part of […]

Sonakshi Sinha to play a Helen song in ‘Total Dhamaal’

By The Frontier Post | August 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Sonakshi Sinha will soon be collaborating with Ajay Devgn in Indra Kumar’s next. Making a special appearance in Indra Kumar’s Total Dhamaal, Sonakshi will be seen shaking a leg with Ajay on Helen’s popular dance number. Sonakshi will feature in the revamped version of ‘Mungda’ from Raj N Sippy’s 1971 release Inkaar. […]

Trailer of ‘Zero’ to be out on SRK’s birthday

By The Frontier Post | August 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Zero is a much awaited film for many reasons. Firstly, for the very first time, we will see Shah Rukh Khan in a dwarf avatar. Ever since Shah Rukh revealed the first teaser, fans couldn’t stop gushing about how cute he looked in his vertically challenged avatar. During Eid, Shah Rukh dropped […]

Ranbir Kapoor rejects rumors about marriage plans with Alia Bhatt

By The Frontier Post | August 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor has responded to rumors regarding marriage plans with Alia Bhatt. A few months ago, the couple made their relationship public and rumors has been doing the rounds regarding their marriage since. During a recent interview, Ranbir said. “It’s [such rumors] all a part of show business. You make […]

Science & Technology

Zambia to introduce strict laws to control cyber-crime

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2018

LUSAKA (AFP): Zambia said on Thursday it will introduce tough new laws to regulate social media use to fight cyber-crime and combat the consumption of pornography in the conservative African country. Communication Minister Brian Mushimba told parliament that some Zambians were using social media to commit identity theft, send pornographic images and spread hate speech. […]

India criticizes WhatsApp for spreading false news

By The Frontier Post | July 5, 2018

NEW DELHI (AFP) – India has told WhatsApp to take “immediate action” after a spate of horrific lynchings sparked by false rumors being shared on the hugely popular smartphone messaging service. More than 25 people have been killed in India in recent months after rumors were spread on smartphones about child kidnappers, thieves and sexual […]

Twitter to confirm new accounts as part of battle against manipulation

By The Frontier Post | July 3, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter on Tuesday said it will begin asking for email addresses or phone numbers to confirm new accounts as part of a battle against manipulation, particularly by automated bots. Adding a way to check that a real person is behind new accounts was described by Twitter as being among measures to fight abuse, […]

Alphabet invests $300 million in electric scooter service

By The Frontier Post | July 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk You didn’t think Silicon Valley’s biggest names would stand on the sidelines while the electric scooter trend continued to grow, did you? The Financial Times sources have learned that Alphabet has invested directly in scooter service Lime as part of a larger $300 million funding round that already included Google Ventures. There’s no mention of how much cash was […]

Huawei to launch its first 5G phone next year

By The Frontier Post | June 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk 5G is the next tech revolution. Slated to launch around 2020,Huawei is getting a head start. The company’s first 5G phone will go on sale next year, it announced at Mobile World Congress Shanghai, sometime before the end of June 2019. It’ll follow Huawei’s first 5G Kirin chip, which it says will come in […]

ZTE to announce new board to end the U.S ban

By The Frontier Post | June 29, 2018

HONG KONG (Agencies): Chinese telecoms giant ZTE Corp is expected to announce a radical management overhaul following a shareholder meeting on Friday, in line with conditions laid out in a $1.4 billion settlement deal to lift a crippling U.S. supplier ban. Some shareholders attending ZTE’s annual general meeting (AGM) at its Shenzhen headquarters in southern […]

Health

Flight attendant lifestyle can increase risk of developing cancer

By The Frontier Post | June 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk People who work on U.S. flight crews have higher rates of certain types of cancer, according to a new study out of Harvard. Not only are flight crews more likely to be diagnosed with cancer, the longer they work in the field, the higher the risk of developing it becomes, researchers from the […]

Minister directs to follow WHO protocols for blood transfusion

By The Frontier Post | June 27, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Caretaker Minister for Health and Population, Akbar Jan Marwat has directed health authorities to follow World Health Organization (WHO) protocols for safe blood transfusion. He said during his visit to Regional Blood Center (RBC) Peshawar here on Tuesday. Regional Manager RBC Dr. Saba briefed the minister regarding working of the centre. She […]

Polio comeback to Papua New Guinea after almost two decades, says WHO

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2018

PAPUA NEW GUINEA (AFP): An outbreak of polio has been confirmed in Papua New Guinea, the World Health Organization and the government said, with the virus detected in a child 18 years after the Pacific nation was declared free of the disease. The WHO said there was one confirmed case — a six-year-old boy with […]

No food can replace mother-feed: Minister

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Sindh Minister for Health, Education and Population Welfare, Dr Saadia Rizvi has said that the rate of breastfeeding is around only 37 % in across the Sindh and this is one of the main reasons of diarrhea and other childhood disease causing death of thousands of children. She stated this while addressing […]

Weight loss may reverse effects of heart rhythm disorder

By The Frontier Post | June 25, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Losing weight may reverse or reduce the progression of irregular heart rhythm disorder among obese people, claimed researchers. The findings published in the journal Europace, showed that reducing weight by 10 per cent along with management of associated risk factors can reduce the effects of Atrial fibrillation (AF), a leading cause of […]

22 more dengue cases emerge in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | June 23, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: As many as 22 more dengue fever cases happened in Karachi in a week, taking the cases toll to 489 in since 1st January 2018. According to a weekly report issued by Prevention and Control Program for Dengue in Sindh, at least 22 new dengue fever cases surfaced in the city during […]

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Travel

Air France pilot unions announce strikes in May

By The Frontier Post | April 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk PARIS: Three Air France pilots unions have announced new strikes for May 3, 4, 7 and 8 in the latest move in a long-running pay dispute with the French flag carrier. “We must continue to keep up the pressure for our wage demands,” the unions said in a statement, arguing that their objectives […]

British holidaymakers returning to Turkey: Cook

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: British holidaymakers are returning to Turkey and package holiday bookings to Turkey are currently up 84 percent year-on-year, a global travel company said Monday. “Package holiday bookings to Turkey are currently up 84 percent year-on-year while Egypt bookings have increased by 89 percent year-on-year,” according to Thomas Cook’s 2018 Holiday Report. “Turkey’s […]

The perfect way to use Your Airplane Oxygen Mask

By The Frontier Post | April 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk The frightening and tragic accident on a Southwest Airlines flight on Tuesday, in which one passenger died, is an uncomfortable reminder to always pay attention to those pre-flight safety instructions. Except for a few minor injuries, the other passengers on the flight were safe and were instructed to use their oxygen masks after the […]

Thousands passengers stranded due to Air France strikes

By The Frontier Post | April 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk PARIS: At least 40,000 passengers have been left stranded by the latest Air France strike, with a similar number likely to be affected tomorrow. The management have warned the stoppages are “putting the company’s future in danger”. Pilots, cabin crew and ground staff working for the French airline are on their eighth day of industrial […]

British Airways keen to buy up its Norwegian rival

By The Frontier Post | April 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk It’s no surprise that in the same week British Airways launched its no-frills fares on long-haul flights, the UK flag carrier considers a move for Norwegian. After all, the Scandinavian airline is all-but the reason BA felt the need to introduce hand luggage-only fares on its longer routes to compete with more fervour at the […]

Superb Egypt temple that had to be moved

By The Frontier Post | April 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk Deep within the interior of the Great Temple at Abu Simbel, carved into a mountainside in southern Egypt’s ancient Nubian Valley, lies a vast, wondrous world. Pillars adorned with intricate military artworks support a ceiling painted with winged vultures. Floor-to-ceiling hieroglyphics depicting the victorious battles of Pharaoh Ramses II, the same man responsible […]

Arts & Literature

Air France pilot unions announce strikes in May

By The Frontier Post | April 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk PARIS: Three Air France pilots unions have announced new strikes for May 3, 4, 7 and 8 in the latest move in a long-running pay dispute with the French flag carrier. “We must continue to keep up the pressure for our wage demands,” the unions said in a statement, arguing that their objectives […]

British holidaymakers returning to Turkey: Cook

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: British holidaymakers are returning to Turkey and package holiday bookings to Turkey are currently up 84 percent year-on-year, a global travel company said Monday. “Package holiday bookings to Turkey are currently up 84 percent year-on-year while Egypt bookings have increased by 89 percent year-on-year,” according to Thomas Cook’s 2018 Holiday Report. “Turkey’s […]

The perfect way to use Your Airplane Oxygen Mask

By The Frontier Post | April 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk The frightening and tragic accident on a Southwest Airlines flight on Tuesday, in which one passenger died, is an uncomfortable reminder to always pay attention to those pre-flight safety instructions. Except for a few minor injuries, the other passengers on the flight were safe and were instructed to use their oxygen masks after the […]

Thousands passengers stranded due to Air France strikes

By The Frontier Post | April 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk PARIS: At least 40,000 passengers have been left stranded by the latest Air France strike, with a similar number likely to be affected tomorrow. The management have warned the stoppages are “putting the company’s future in danger”. Pilots, cabin crew and ground staff working for the French airline are on their eighth day of industrial […]

British Airways keen to buy up its Norwegian rival

By The Frontier Post | April 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk It’s no surprise that in the same week British Airways launched its no-frills fares on long-haul flights, the UK flag carrier considers a move for Norwegian. After all, the Scandinavian airline is all-but the reason BA felt the need to introduce hand luggage-only fares on its longer routes to compete with more fervour at the […]

Superb Egypt temple that had to be moved

By The Frontier Post | April 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk Deep within the interior of the Great Temple at Abu Simbel, carved into a mountainside in southern Egypt’s ancient Nubian Valley, lies a vast, wondrous world. Pillars adorned with intricate military artworks support a ceiling painted with winged vultures. Floor-to-ceiling hieroglyphics depicting the victorious battles of Pharaoh Ramses II, the same man responsible […]

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Articles

Closing the gender gap in Pakistan’s elections

By The Frontier Post | July 15, 2018

Quratulain Fatima When Pakistanis go to vote in parliamentary elections, there will be more women at the polls than ever before, but the level of participation will still be low as obstacles continue to hinder women’s participation. One hundred years ago, women in the United Kingdom gained the right to vote, and today, most women […]

Western bloc crumbles as US-EU rift emerges

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2018

Fahrettin Altun The NATO summit in Brussels started amid recent tension between the US and EU countries. The crisis between them has apparently resulted from Washington’s policies. Although some argue that the problems are because of US President Donald Trump’s populism and his weird way of following policies, it is simply not true. Trump’s approach […]

After 17 years of ‘wasted effort’ in Afghanistan, no lessons learnt by US

By The Frontier Post | July 13, 2018

Syed Zafar Mehdi After nearly 17 years of war, chaos, mayhem, misery, death and destruction, the United States is seeking peace negotiations with the Taliban in Afghanistan. That the US has miserably lost the plot in the war-ravaged country is no secret, but to come back after 17 long years of fighting and talk about […]

Decoding of EU’s approach towards JCPOA

By The Frontier Post | July 12, 2018

Hanif Ghaffari The joint commission of the JCPOA had recently held a meeting at ministerial level with the presence of Iran and the five remaining members of the nuclear deal. In its latest statement on the recent meeting, the European Union has affirmed its commitment regarding the following objectives in good faith and in a […]

Is the World Cup whitewashing Russia’s crimes?

By The Frontier Post | July 11, 2018

Sam Hamad Russia has a primarily role in one of the biggest humanitarian disasters of this century while Putin erodes democracy both at home and abroad. The World Cup is Putin’s PR coup. It has become a grizzly routine for me to browse social media and come across pictures of dead Syrian children on my […]

The lone president: Trump’s isolation from White House, his Cabinet and world

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2018

Gloria Shkurti Without any doubt, Donald Trump will be one of the most debated presidents of the United States. While it would be very difficult to speak about a specific Trump doctrine or legacy, Trump’s years in office will be associated with volatility and isolation. Trump’s moody character has led to a volatile domestic and […]

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Editorial

Mastung carnage

By The Frontier Post | July 15, 2018

After the three terrorist attacks in Khyber Puktunkhwa (KP), the expected wave of terrorism struck Baluchistan. Both KP and Baluchistan are the frontline provinces and because of their proximity with Afghanistan these provinces are the worst hit by global terrorism. The most dangerous international terrorist organisation ISIS (Daesh) had established its strong holds in Afghanistan […]

Public debt and trade deficit combo

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2018

The deliberately ill-conceived fiscal and monetary policies of PML-N government have confronted the country with a twin menace of unsustainable public debt and unmanageable ballooned current account deficit. In a very despicable unwise and ridiculous tone, World Bank’s warning in August 2017 about the growing macro economic imbalances were rejected by the Former Planning Minster […]

CPEC overselling and SEZs

By The Frontier Post | July 13, 2018

The PML-N government’s inability to develop the nine prioritized Special Economic Zones (SEZs) under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has surprised caretaker finance minister Dr. Shamshad Akhtar who has raised questions about ignoring the strategic initiative in the country. The 55th review meeting of CPEC revealed that over the past six weeks things could not […]

Suicide bomb blast in ANP rally

By The Frontier Post | July 12, 2018

Awami National Party candidate for PK 78, Haroon Bilour and 19 other people were martyred in a suicide bomb blast and 63 injured when the party rally was targeted in congested area of Peshawar city on Tuesday night. The attacker detonated his explosive built near the vehicle of ANP leader as he approached the rally […]

Delaying tactics

By The Frontier Post | July 11, 2018

It appears that the anti-dams political lobby with their remote control in federal government bureaucracy and banking institutions is bent upon to damage a national cause. The delaying tactics applied in opening bank account for donations to Diyamir basha and Mohamand Dams Fund give credence to this notion. Chief Justice of Pakistan, Mian saqib Nisar […]

High cost of water crisis

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2018

For the first time in the history of Pakistan the water level at Tarbella dam reservoir has touched dead level in July. The water level has dropped to 1386 feet. Inflow into the dam storage is 115000 cusecs and outflow is 95000 cusecs. The water level in Mangla dam is 1122 feet and dead level […]

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