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Six new federal minister takes oath

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Six new ministers took oath at the President House on Tuesday. According to details, President Dr Arif Alvi administered oath to three federal ministers and three ministers of state. Umar Ayub Khan, Ali Muhammad Mehar, Ali Zaidi were sworn in as federal ministers while Murad Saeed, Hammad Azhar and Mian Muhammad Shabbir Qureshi […]

Security forces foils major terrorism bid in Balochistan

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) has said that the Frontier Corps (FC) foiled a major terrorist bid in Zhob district of Balochistan on Monday evening. Military media wing issued a statement and it said that 21 improvised explosive device’s (IED) weighing 235 kilograms were recovered from the border town of Qamar Din […]

SHC orders formation of JIT over May 12 riots

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Sindh High Court on Tuesday has ordered to form a joint investigation team to probe the May 12, 2007 riots in Karachi. According to reports, more than 50 people were killed and over 100 injured the attacks on rallies by different political parties and lawyers who had attempted to receive the […]

Pakistan committed to successful implementation of CPEC: FO

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistani leadership has conveyed to Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was a national priority for the government, Foreign Office Monday said in a press statement. “Pakistan remains committed to the successful implementation of CPEC,” the Foreign Office statement said on the completion of […]

Judicial Year 2018-19 commences with high hopes, commitments

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

Tariq Ullah Wardak ISLAMABAD: New Judicial Year (2018-19) commenced on Monday with a ceremony held in the Supreme Court with high hopes, commitments and being fearless for dispensation of justice. The ceremony was organised by the apex court under the chairmanship of Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar. Anwar Mansoor Khan, Attorney General for Pakistan, Kamran […]

COAS meets CJP, presents over Rs1 billion cheque for dam fund

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday called on Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Saqib Nisar and presented Rs1 billion cheque to the latter for the dam fund. In his letter to the chief justice, the COAS said, “It gives me immense pleasure to share with you […]

Global

Dozens of Jewish settlers storm Al-Aqsa compound

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk JERUSALEM: Dozens of Israeli settlers forced their way into East Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Sunday, according to a Palestinian official. “More than 150 Jewish settlers stormed the holy compound through the Al-Mugharbah gate,” Firas al-Dibs, a spokesman for Jerusalem Islamic Waqf, a Jordan-run organization responsible for overseeing the city’s Islamic sites, […]

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Iranian forces should increase power to ‘scare off’ enemies, says Khamenei

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk TEHRAN: Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said the Iranian people have proved that if a nation is not scared of the bullies and trust their own abilities, the superpowers are doomed to retreat and failure. The Islamic Republic of Iran and its people are eloquently demonstrating their resistance against oppression and […]

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Around 76 percent of Islamophobic attacks target women in Belgium

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk BRUSSELS: Around 76 percent of Islamophobic attacks in Belgium in 2017 targeted Muslim women, an anti-Islamophobia association in the country revealed on Saturday. The Belgian Association for the Prevention of Islamophobia (CCIB) published a report on the attacks happened in 2017. According to the report, the attacks mainly carried out by targeting places […]

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Russia calls on UK to help identify poisoning suspects

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: Russia needs data to confirm or deny the identification of suspects in the Salisbury Novichok attack, the country’s presidential spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Friday. “It is necessary to establish who these people are, whether there are such citizens. It’s a matter of verification. We want to do this as quickly and […]

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Trump: Justice Dept. should probe NY Times op-ed writer

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday the Department of Justice should find out who penned a scathing anonymous op-ed in the New York Times that has sent shockwaves through the administration. “I would say Jeff should be investigating who the author of that piece was because I really believe it’s national security,” […]

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Palestinians clash with Israeli troops

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk RAMALLAH: Dozens of Palestinians clashed with Israeli troops on Friday in the occupied West Bank village of Ras Karkar, according to eyewitnesses. Troops used rubber bullets and teargas to disperse a Palestinian demonstration held to protest attempts by Jewish settlers to seize local Palestinian land, witnesses told Anadolu Agency. At least one demonstrator […]

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Pakistan

PTI issues party tickets to Hamayun Akhtar for NA -131 by-polls

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has announced selected its candidate to field in the coming by-elections, scheduled for October 14, local media reported. According to ECP, by-elections are set to take place on 11 National Assembly (NA) and 19 provincial assembly seats lying vacant. The ruling PTI has picked Humayun Akhtar Khan for NA-131, […]

PM Imran to inaugurate Rawalpindi Express, Mianwali Rail car today

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate two new trains including Rawalpindi Express and Mianwali Rail Car on Friday. Pakistan Railways issued a statement; it stated that the Mianwali Rail Car consists of nine passenger coaches and adding that the manufacturing cost of the rail car was Rs8.5 million. Mianwali Rail Car will […]

Sindh govt aware of all civic issues in Karachi: Ghani

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Sindh Local Bodies Minister Saeed Ghani has said that the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) government is trying to evolve a people-friendly system for resolution of civic issues. Addressing media in Karachi, the minister said that he is aware of all the issues people of the metropolis are facing including water shortage and […]

‘World must acknowledge Pakistan’s sacrifices in war against terrorism’

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: State Minister for Interior, Shehryar Khan Afradi said that Pakistan nation had given huge sacrifices in war against terrorism, which should be acknowledged by the world. During a meeting with Australian High Commissioner here, the minister said that Pakistan was most affected country in the war against terror, adding that the national […]

Provision of basic facilities to masses priority: President

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi said that the provision of basic facilities to the common man, besides improvement in economic situation of the country was the foremost priority of the government. He said that he would fulfill his responsibilities in accordance with the requirements of the Constitution, emphasizing that he would play a […]

Minister for devising law to eradicate extremism

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Religious Affairs, Pir Noor-ul-Haq Qadri urged the government to devise a strict law for social media users to eradicate extremism from the society and promote peace, tolerance, unity and brotherhood through implementing ethnic lines. The federal minister highlighted that Muslims all over the globe were facing political, social and […]

Afghanistan

New NATO Commander vows all-out support to Afghan armed forces

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The new Commander of the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission and the US forces in Afghanistan Gen. Scott Miller has vowed all-out support to the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces. The Office of the President, ARG Palace, said Gen. Miller reaffirmed the alliance’s support to the Afghan armed forces during a meeting […]

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4 cops dead, wounded after Taliban attacks in Ghor

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk HERAT: Taliban gunmen killed a policeman and wounded three others in western Ghor province, officials said Monday. The Taliban gunmen attacked several police posts in the Pequl Jozak area of Sagher district last night, killing a cop and wounding three others, said Abdul Hayee Khatebi, spokesman of Ghor governor. He said reinforcement reached […]

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Three schools bombed in Paktika

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk KHOST: Anti-government gunmen bombed three schools in Sharana, capital of Paktika province, education officials said Monday. The gunmen blew up the Hazrat Bilal and Syed Jalal Bukhari with bombs and fired rocket on the Khwaja Khil schools at approximately 7:00 a.m. (local time) Monday, said Mehrabuddin Shafaq, director of Paktika education department. He […]

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Taliban claim capturing district centre in Balkh

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Taliban claimed they have captured Chahi district in the relatively peaceful northern Balkah. The Taliban fighters launched attacks on the Chahi district headquarters compound, police headquarters and surrounding security posts Sunday afternoon, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid told Afghan Islamic Press (AIP). He said the Taliban seized district centre, adding numerous government troops […]

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Kandahar to export 20,000 tons of grapes this year

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR CITY: Chamber of Commerce and Industry officials in southern Kandahar province expect exports of above 20,000 tons of grapes to foreign countries this year from the province. Despite drought and irrigation water scarcity, grape harvests increased in Kandahar this year compared to the past, local officials say. They say standard packaging and […]

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Deputy chief of NSC also quits

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: National Security Council (NSC)’s deputy head Sulaiman Kakar on Monday presented his resignation to President Ashraf Ghani. In his resignation letter, a copy of which has been received by Pajhwok Afghan News, Kakar thanked President Ghani for reposing trust in him. He said due to some issues and difficulties he could not […]

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Business

PPL discovers oil in Punjab

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Petroleum Limited, operator of Karsal Block (3372-18) with 100 percent working interest, has made an oil discovery from its exploratory well Talagang X-1, located at District Chakwal, Punjab. Talagang X-1 was spud on May 24, 2018 and drilled down to the depth of 3675 metres measured depth inside Nammal formation. Based […]

2nd meeting of Pak-Saudi Joint Working Group on Trade & Investment held

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pak-Saudi Joint Working Group on Trade & Investment was constituted in the 11th Session of Pak-Saudi Joint Ministerial Commission held at Islamabad in January 2018, with a view to enhancing bilateral economic cooperation through identifying concrete & specific areas in trade and investment. Second meeting of the JWG was held at Islamabad […]

Indian rupee continues to fall against the dollar

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

MUMBAI (AFP) – India’s rupee hit a new record low of 72 to the dollar on Thursday as emerging market currencies suffered more losses. The under-pressure currency of Asia’s third-largest economy slid to 72.12 to the greenback in afternoon trade. The rupee has steadily fallen by about 10 percent throughout 2018, after starting the year […]

Facebook to invest $1bn in Singapore data center

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

SINGAPORE (Agencies): Facebook said on Thursday it will invest more than $1 billion to build its first data centre in Asia in Singapore, slated to open in 2022. Facebook’s facility will be located in the west of the island, near where Google is expanding its Singapore data centres in an $850 million investment as mobile […]

China and Hong Kong stocks down on China tariffs fear

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: China and Hong Kong stocks both retreated on Thursday, as investors awaited the White House’s decision on whether to slap an additional US$200 billion of tariffs on imports from the Asian nation. The Shanghai Composite Index fell 0.5 per cent at the close and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index shed 1 per […]

British Airways hacked with details of 380,000 bank cards stolen

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: “We are investigating, as a matter of urgency, the theft of customer data from our website and our mobile app. The stolen data did not include travel or passport details,” the airline said in a statement. British Airways Hacked, 380,000 Bank Cards ‘Compromised’ in Data Breach Photo for representative purpose only. (Photo: […]

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Sports

Pogba always welcome at Barca, says Suarez

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

Barcelona (AFP): Luis Suarez believes Paul Pogba should be challenging for more trophies than he is at Manchester United and would always be welcome at Barcelona. Pogba has endured a turbulent two years since returning to Old Trafford for a then world-record fee of 105 million euros ($121.7) and his relationship with coach Jose Mourinho […]

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Cook ‘cried’ as he told team-mates of retirement

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

LONDON (BBC): Alastair Cook says he cried as he told England team-mates he was to retire from international cricket, a decision he had been considering for six months. The opener, 33, will step down from England duty after the final Test against India, which starts on Friday. Cook, who averages 18.62 in 2018, said he […]

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Cook deserves more credit

By The Frontier Post | September 5, 2018

SYDNEY (Agencies): Former Australian captain Michael Clarke has described Alastair Cook as one of the game’s “true gentleman” after the record-breaking England opener decided to end his 12-year international career. Cook, who will retire after this week’s fifth test against India, is the sixth highest scorer in five-day cricket with 12,254 runs, including 32 centuries. […]

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Messi surprised by Ronaldo’s Madrid exit

By The Frontier Post | September 5, 2018

BARCELONA (Agencies): Lionel Messi has admitted he was surprised by Cristiano Ronaldo’s decision to leave Real Madrid and join Juventus. Messi also believes the transfer will leave Madrid worse off and says Juve are now among the clear favourites to win this season’s Champions League. Ronaldo swapped Spain for Italy in a deal worth €100 […]

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Sharapova crashes at US Open to birthday girl Suarez Navarro

By The Frontier Post | September 5, 2018

NEW YORK (Agencies): Maria Sharapova was knocked out of the US Open in the fourth round on Monday, losing 6-4, 6-3 to Spanish birthday girl Carla Suarez Navarro who inflicted the Russian’s first ever night-time loss at the tournament. Sharapova, the 2006 champion who was trying to reach the quarter-finals for the first time since […]

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Ex-cricketers call for drastic changes in PCB

By The Frontier Post | September 5, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former cricketers on Tuesday congratulated the newly-elected Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ehsan Mani but demanded for drastic changes in PCB for improving the cricket affairs. Talking to media, former leg-spinner Abdul Qadir said Mani has a vast experience of cricket as he had also served as President of International Cricket Council […]

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Fashion

Kangana Ranaut looks furious in Manikarnika’s poster

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The makers of Kangana Ranaut’s Manikarnika released the first poster of the film. In the poster, Kangana looks fierce as she goes into battle with a blood-drenched sword and carrying a little child on her back. The film celebrates the courage, strength and passion of Rani Laxmibai as she led India’s fight […]

Anurag Basu and Bhushan Kumar to work together in a upcoming project

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Anurag Basu who is currently in news for Life In A Metro sequel has started working on his next project as well. The popular filmmaker has now joined hands with T-Series’s head Bhushan Kumar for a relationship drama. The filmmaker is currently finalising the star cast of the film. Announcing the same […]

Akshay Kumar says ‘Hera Pheri-3’ is on the cards

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Hera Pheri and Phir Hera Pheri have been successful films of Akshay Kumar. Fans of the film have been hoping for a third instalment to the franchise especially since the second part ended at such a cliffhanger. Well, we are glad to inform you that the third part of Hera Pheri is […]

Big B to play a cameo in Kajol’s ‘Helicopter Eela’

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: This sure has come out as good news for Amitabh Bachchan and Kajol fans as the megastar will be seen doing a cameo in the latter’s next, Helicopter Eela. Directed by Pradeep Sarkar, Helicopter Eela is a film about parenting and generation gap. The film is based on Aanand Gandhi’s popular Gujarati […]

Priyanka Chopra reveals first poster of ‘Pataakha’

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: After Rangoon, Vishal Bhardwaj is back to the big screen with his next directorial venture titled Pataakha. The film is based on Charan Singh Pathik’s short story titled Do Behnein. The film will tell us the story of two feuding sisters who realize the true nature of their relationship when they are […]

Sonali Bendre is the real ‘Hero’: Anupam Kher

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Veteran actor Anupam Kher got the chance to spend some quality time with Sonali Bendre, who is currently undergoing metastatic cancer treatment in New York. The actor described Sonali as his hero after they met up on Saturday. He tweeted, “I have done few films with Sonali Bendre. We’ve met socially many […]

Technology

Climate change: Cities to face rise in heat, flood risks by 2050

By The Frontier Post | June 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk CAPE TOWN: In the next 30 years, cities around the world will face dramatically higher risks from extreme heat, coastal flooding, power blackouts, and food and water shortages unless climate-changing emissions are curbed, urban researchers warned. Currently, more than 200 million people in 350 cities face average daily peak temperatures of at least 35 […]

Google initiates a Web client for Android’s SMS app

By The Frontier Post | June 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk Android’s default messaging client for 2018—”Messages”—is getting a Web client today. Google announced the feature launch on the official Google blog, which says “Messages for Web” will roll out to everyone over the next week. Android Messages started as a simple SMS app, but, with the Web client, it is turning into Google’s […]

Telstra to slash 8,000 jobs in cost-cutting campaign

By The Frontier Post | June 21, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Telstra, Australia’s biggest telecoms company, plans to cut 8,000 jobs – a quarter of its workforce – in a bid to slash costs. The struggling firm plans to axe one in four executive and management positions over the next three to four years. It is the latest in a string of job […]

Facebook messenger to disturb your private Chats with Video Ads

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk Taking advantage of the most number of subscribers, Facebook is trying to make Facebook messenger more annoying by experimenting with new things. Ok, somehow we digested the unnecessary changes but this time it’s more than enough. Now Facebook Messenger Will Disturb your Private Chats with Auto-Playing Video Ads. Now Facebook will bring auto-playing video ads to […]

iphones will be spared from China tarrifs, Trump informed CEO

By The Frontier Post | June 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump told Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook that the U.S. government would not levy tariffs on iPhones assembled in China, the New York Times reported on Monday, citing a source familiar with the negotiations. The newspaper reported that Cook travelled to the White House last month to warn Trump of […]

Checkr creates severe agony for Uber drivers

By The Frontier Post | June 19, 2018

F.P Report New York: Checkr, a company used by Uber for doing background checks of its drivers has created severe mental agony for Uber drivers by providing back ground information on many drivers which is not accurate. Several drivers who have been working for Uber since many years have complained to Uber that they have […]

Health

Global warming to affect vegetables production across the world: Researchers

By The Frontier Post | June 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Global warming is expected to make vegetables significantly scarcer around the world, unless new growing practices and resilient crop varieties are adopted, researchers warned. By the end of this century, less water and hotter air will combine to cut average yields of vegetables — which are crucial to a healthy diet — […]

Ebola outbreak in DR Congo to be end soon: WHO

By The Frontier Post | June 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk KINSHASA: The director general of the World Health Organization said he believed a swift end could be put to the outbreak of Ebola in northwestern DR Congo, some 21 days which has left 27 people dead over the past month. “I am cautiously optimistic that we shall be able to bring it to […]

No Polio case detected in Sindh

By The Frontier Post | June 12, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: No polio case has been detected in the province of Sindh province from the last one year; however Karachi and Qambar-Shahdadkot district have been rated as high risk areas. This was disclosed in a meeting held here under the chairmanship of Caretaker Sindh Chief Minister Fazul-ur-Rehman to review performance of polio programme […]

Breastfeeding safeguards babies from malnutrition

By The Frontier Post | June 12, 2018

Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: ‘‘Malnutrition among children is one of the biggest problems as 16.1 percent children are suffering from the disease. The stunting rate among children increased to 52 percent due to malnutrition. We have entered the emergency phase with 88 percent of breastfeeding failure.” This was revealed by Nutrition Officer BNPMC Alamgir Mandokhail, while […]

Pak fails to achieve target of polio free Pakistan in 2018

By The Frontier Post | June 11, 2018

F.P. Report Peshawar:  Despite the continuous fully fledged anti polio campaign for the last five months country could not achieve the target of a polio free Pakistan in 2018. During 2017, 8 cases and 2016, 20 cases and during the current year to date 2 cases of polio were recorded in Balochistan. In the context […]

Polio comeback to Venezuela after decades

By The Frontier Post | June 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk VENEZUELA: Polio has been reported in Venezuela, a crisis-wracked country where the disease had been eradicated decades ago, the Pan-American Health Organization reports. The organization said the child had no history of vaccination and lives in an under-immunized extremely impoverished Delta Amacuro state. Polio, or poliomyelitis, is a crippling childhood disease caused by […]

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Article

Political corruption

By The Frontier Post | June 30, 2018

M. Khan Political corruption has lately come under serious attack and no wonder the political parties are using it as a powerful slogan in their election campaigns against their opponents. The issue has also attracted great media attention and the damaging effects of corruption on the economy and state legitimacy are discussed. Whatever the intent, […]

Democracy in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | June 29, 2018

Asmat Shah Garwaki The renowned Urdu columnist Irshad Ahmad Haqqani once wrote in his column that in Pakistan not only the illiterate but majority of the educated people called a government democratic if it headed by a person in Shirwani and dictatorship if it governed by a man in Khaki. In Pakistan the people use […]

Aggressors are at peak of weakness in full-scale war against Yemen

By The Frontier Post | June 28, 2018

Mohammad Ghaderi The Saudi-led coalition has launched an extensive operation to occupy the important and strategic port of Al-Hudaydah in Yemen. In this operation, the UAE plays a very important role. One of the goals of the country’s participation in the three-year invasion on Yemen was for the sake of dominating the Yemeni ports in […]

Which is seen is sold in Media

By The Frontier Post | June 27, 2018

Samra Saeed 2018 political elections of Pakistan are round the corner. All the political parties have been decorating their stalls to sell manifestoes and will strive to gain the majority to form a government. On the harbor of social media, every affair becomes an anchor to sail on it. Forthwith, in the wake of revolutionary […]

HR abuses in IoK reach UN ears

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2018

Iqbal Khan In a welcome surprise, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights has recommended to HR Cou-ncil to establish a “Commis-sion of Inquiry” (COI) for international investigation into human rights violations in Kashmir. A COI is one of the UN’s highest-level probes, generally reserved for major crises. Due to Indian refusal for direct access, […]

Why did Saudi Arabia lift the driving ban on women only now?

By The Frontier Post | June 25, 2018

Hana Al-Khamri Starting today, women in Saudi Arabia are finally able to drive legally after a long-standing ban was lifted by a royal decree. The unexpected decision to finally allow women to drive has been welcomed and praised by human rights campaigners across the world since it was first announced in September last year. But […]

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Editorial

Back on grey-list

By The Frontier Post | June 30, 2018

Putting back Pakistan on grey-list of countries, having weak anti-money laundering and counterterrorism financing regime, was not unexpected keeping in view the obdurate and unwise response of previous PML-N government to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) decision of February 22, putting the country on watch-list for the next four months with the advice to […]

Utility of big dam-storages

By The Frontier Post | June 29, 2018

The ruling political elite knowingly and deliberately delayed the construction of big dam-storages over the past five decades. A number of multidimensional hydropower projects were conceived in the Indus Basin Treaty signed between India and Pakistan in 1960 with arbitration efforts of the World, which also provides finances in collaboration of other multilateral donor agencies […]

Compliance of FATF action plan

By The Frontier Post | June 28, 2018

Pakistan has committed itself to an ambitious 26 points action plan spanning over a period of 15 months to avoid being blacklisted by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). The plan envisages curbing financing of terrorist groups like Daish and Haqqani network. The FATF plenary—global international intergovernmental body to combat money laundering—has begun discussion on […]

Power supply shortfall

By The Frontier Post | June 27, 2018

The power supply shortfall has reached to a record high of 9000 megawatts (MW), leading to prolonged power outages in the country. The situation has exposed the often repeated claims of the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) to have brought massive turn around in power fortunes. Former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan abbasi had claimed on […]

Changes in tax amnesty scheme

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2018

The tax amnesty scheme announced by the previous government through an ordinance on April 10, 2018 and subsequently included in the finance bill had received a lackluster response from the illegal offshore and domestic assets holders. The scheme is going to expire on 30th June. But the last minute changes in the parameters of the […]

Power tariff and defaulters

By The Frontier Post | June 25, 2018

Instead of taking strong action against electricity bill defaulters, comprising influential politicians, business tycoons and government departments a merciless policy of shifting the burden to the consumers who honestly and regularly pay their monthly power consumption bills is being implemented.The menace becomes a hydra headed monster in elected governments. This recipe of encouraging dishonesty and […]

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