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PTI-led govt likely to present budget amendments on September 18

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government is likely to present amendments in the budget session of National Assembly which is scheduled to be held on September 18. According to media reports on Thursday, a Senate session will be held on the same day in the evening. Report added that President Alvi postponed a […]

Shehbaz Sharif arrives in London to bring back Kulsoom’s body to Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

F.P. Report LONDON: Opposition leader in National Assembly, Shehbaz Sharif has reached London on late Wednesday night to attend the funeral prayers of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz which is scheduled to be held in Regent Plaza Park, London. According to details, Shehbaz Sharif and other members of the family will return to Pakistan on Friday at […]

Turkish FM to arrive in Islamabad today for two day visit

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu will arrive in Pakistan for a two-day visit today (Thursday). According to the Turkish Foreign Ministry, Cavusoglu was invited by Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi. Turkish FM Cavusoglu will meet with his Pakistani counterpart, Prime Minister Imran Khan and President Arif Alvi during his visit. Last week […]

Begum Kulsoom’s funeral prayer to be offered today in London

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

F.P. Report LONDON: The funeral prayer of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz will be offered in London’s Regent Park mosque today (Thursday). Shehbaz Sharif and other family members reached London on Wednesday night to attend the funeral and bring Kulsoom’s body back to Pakistan. A PIA flight carrying the casket will fly from Heathrow airport at 10pm […]

FM asks for explanation from HC: FO

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi Wednesday has written explanation from Pakistan High Commissioner to the U.K Sahibzada Ahmed Khan and called him to the headquarters for explanation as well. The Foreign Office Spokesperson, in a statement issued here Wednesday, said that with regard to the recent incident involving Pakistan High Commissioner in […]

Those opposing construction of dams are on else’s agenda: CJ

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

Tariq Ullah Wardak ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar Wednesday remarked that people opposing the construction of dams are working on someone else’s agenda. The CJ remarked this while hearing a case pertaining to the construction of Dadhocha dam in Rawalpindi. During course of proceedings, he remarked that “We will not allow such […]

Global

Kosovo police use drones to reduce deadly car crashes

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

PRISTINA (Reuters): Kosovo police have started using drones to catch drivers who do not respect traffic signs in an attempt to reduce the high number of casualties. Since January the small Balkan country has introduced a new law that imposes heavy fines and police began patrolling with unmarked cars to remain unnoticed. Two police officers […]

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Don’t mention the war: Controversial British army recruitment strategies exposed

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

LONDON (Sputnik): An internal document setting out the marketing plan for the UK military’s controversial ‘This Is Belonging’ recruitment campaign has revealed the Ministry of Defense is seeking to enlist young people from poor, working-class backgrounds with limited opportunities. The brief describes the campaign’s target audience as “16 —24, primarily C2DE”, the latter being a […]

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China urges action against trade protectionism

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

MOSCOW (AA): Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Tuesday urged joint action against the policy of trade protectionism, which restricts imports from other countries through tariffs and sanctions. At a news conference, following his meeting with the Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Xi stated China’s intention to […]

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Russia launches massive military drill ‘Vostok-2018’

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: Russia’s largest post-soviet military exercises “Vostok-2018” has started, the country’s Defense Ministry said on Tuesday. The drill will take place in the Russian Far East and in the Pacific Ocean from Sept. 11 to 17, the ministry said in a statement on its official website. 300,000 military men from the Eastern and […]

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Putin’s ex-bodyguard challenges Navalny

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

MOSCOW (AP): In an extraordinary public outburst, President Vladimir Putin’s former bodyguard and chief of the National Guard on Tuesday challenged opposition leader Alexei Navalny to a duel. Viktor Zolotov recorded an emotional seven-minute speech, posted on the National Guard’s YouTube channel on Tuesday, attacking Navalny for his investigation into large-scale corruption at the National […]

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Philippine leader vents anger

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

MANILA (AP): The Philippine president has vented his anger toward his fiercest political critic on a TV talk show, prompting opposition calls for him to focus instead on worsening inflation, rice shortages and an approaching powerful typhoon. President Rodrigo Duterte attempted to explain on Tuesday the legal offensive he has launched against opposition Sen. Antonio […]

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Pakistan

Unity urged to thwart int’l conspiracies against Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

F.P. Report MIRPUR: Speakers at a conference here on Sunday said that international forces were conspiring against Pakistan in order to weaken it by fanning internal conflicts and differences. “Under an organized international conspiracy, huge amounts are being spent to stoke violent extremism, terrorism and sectarianism in Pakistan,” Council of Islamic Ideology Member Shehzad Faisal […]

SC orders chemical examination of samples from mineral water companies

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Sunday ordered chemical examination and forensic audit of samples from mineral water companies. A two-member bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, was hearing a suo motu notice regarding the sale of drinking water. The court observed that it was time to give […]

Apprised PM Imran of Karachi’s woes, says Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Prime Minister Imran Khan Sunday met leaders of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) during his visit to Karachi. Talking to reporters after the meeting, Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui said the MQM-P leadership discuss a range of issues pertaining to Karachi and Sindh with the prime minister. The prime minister was apprised about MQM-P’s […]

FIA cracks down on Hawala business in Peshawar, recovers Rs25mn

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The FIA on Sunday arrested over 25 persons and recovered foreign currency worth Rs25 million in an operation against the illegal business of Hawala/Hundi in Peshawar on Sunday. Afghan nationals are among those arrested from Karkhano Market and Chowk Yadgar for involvement in the transfer of money through illegal channels, said Director General of […]

PM Imran Khan in Karachi on first official visit

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Prime Minister Imran Khan reached Karachi on Sunday afternoon in his first official visit to the metropolis after assuming office. Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah and Governor Sindh Imran Ismael received the premier at Jinnah International Airport in Karachi. PM Imran reached the Quaid’s mausoleum where he laid a […]

Punjab CM says people will soon feel ‘pleasant change’

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Sunday said the people of the country will soon feel a pleasant change in their lives. In a statement, the chief minister said the PTI government has been implementing its reforms agenda in every sector of the province. He said he is personally monitoring the […]

Afghanistan

Massoud calls for interim govt to ensure transparent elections

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Chief Executive of the National Coalition party of Afghanistan Ahmad Zia Massoud accused Afghanistan’s government and the country’s election commission of trying to engineer the upcoming elections. He said that the coalition will do everything to prevent fraudulent elections in Afghanistan. Meanwhile, the office of the Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah has […]

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Khalilzad’s appointment as Special US Adviser confirmed

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has confirmed that the former US Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad has been officially appointed as the Special US Adviser on Afghanistan. Pompeo said will assist the State Department with the ongoing efforts for peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan. Pompeo further added that Khalilzad would also accompany […]

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New contract awarded in support of AAF

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Pentagon has awarded a new contract worth $1.8 billion to Sierra Nevada Corporation in support of the Afghan Air Force. “Sierra Nevada Corp., Centennial, Colorado, has been awarded a ceiling $1,808,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity contract for potential procurement, sustainment, modifications, ferry, and related equipment for the A-29,” Pentagon said in a statement. […]

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Ghani orders into alleged distribution of fake NICs

By The Frontier Post | September 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has ordered an immediate probe into the alleged distribution of National Identity Cards as the political parties claim that hundreds of thousands of such fake identity cards exist that could mar the outcome of the upcoming elections. The Administrative Office of the President in a statement said a […]

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Four cops, two gunmen injured

By The Frontier Post | September 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk HERAT: Four police and two gunmen were injured during a clash in western Nimroz province of Afghanistan, police said Tuesday. Police surrounded two alleged murderers in the limits of 1st police district in Zaranj, capital of Nimroz province of Afghanistan, late Monday, said Wali Ahmad Saree, spokesman of Nimroz police. He said the […]

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Coordinated Taliban attack on Saghar repulsed

By The Frontier Post | September 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk FEROZKOH: Local officials on Tuesday said a coordinated Taliban attack on the Saghar district of western Ghor province had drawn a befitting response from the security forces. Abdul Hai Khatibi, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that heavy casualties were inflicted on the insurgents, who were forced to retreat. The security forces […]

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Business

Alibaba founder Jack Ma to step down in one year

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

BEIJING (Agencies): Jack Ma, the charismatic co-founder of China’s largest e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, will step down as chairman in exactly one year on Sept. 10, 2019, the company said. Current Alibaba Chief Executive Daniel Zhang will replace him as chairman, while Ma will complete his current term on Alibaba’s board of directors […]

Indian rupee continues to fall as emerging markets come under pressure

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

MUMBAI (Agencies): Indian bonds and the rupee slumped on Monday as emerging market assets came under renewed pressure amid the spectre of a rising dollar, higher crude oil prices and escalating global trade tensions. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and its peers in other emerging economies have been forced to defend their currencies recently […]

Oil prices climbs as U.S. drilling stalls, Washington sanctions against Iran loom

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

SINGAPORE (Agencies): Oil prices rose on Monday as U.S. drilling for new production stalled and as the market eyed tighter conditions once Washington’s sanctions against Iran’s crude exports kick in from November. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were at $68.19 per barrel at 0344 GMT, up 44 cents, or 0.65 percent, from their […]

Debenhams calls in KPMG to assess future options

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Debenhams has brought in advisors from KPMG to assess a number of options to improve the fortunes of the department store chain. It is in the midst of a turnaround plan designed to cut costs and boost sales. Industry insiders say the firm and KPMG are looking at a number of potential […]

Trump tells Apple to make products in US

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters): US President Trump tweeted on Saturday that Apple Inc (AAPL.O) should make products inside the United States if it wants to avoid tariffs on Chinese imports. The company told trade officials in a letter on Friday that the proposed tariffs would affect prices for a “wide range” of Apple products, including its […]

CPEC has started benefitting the insurance industry: PEW

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Sunday said that CPEC is infusing new life in all the sectors of the insurance industry of the country. This sector should be prepared to face challenges and opportunities resulting from one of the biggest developmental projects the world has ever seen, it said. CPEC is […]

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Sports

AB de Villiers joins Pakistan Super League for fourth edition

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

LAHORE (APP): Pakistan Super League is all set for another thrilling edition with the signing of South African legend AB de Villiers for the 2019 season. De Villiers, who retired from international cricket earlier this year, brings a stellar record with him. With more than 20,000 international runs to his name, de Villiers is, inarguably, […]

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Our team needs improvement in its one-day performance: Shoaib Malik

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

LAHORE (APP): Pakistan cricket team’s most experienced all-rounder Shoaib Malik has urged the team to bring its one day performance at par with the test cricket’s in the United Arab Emirates, when it open its campaign in the Asia Cup on Sept 15. “It is on record that our team performs well in the test […]

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Hasan Ali eyes ‘special’ performance against India

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Pakistan fast-bowler Hasan Ali is optimistic about producing a match winning spell against arch rivals India in the upcoming Asia Cup in United Arab Emirates (UAE). Ali has steadily established himself as a potent weapon in the Pakistan bowling line-up since making his debut in ODIs against Ireland in August 2016. While […]

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Confusion over Shakib Al Hasan’s fitness for the Asia Cup

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

DHAKA (Agencies): The BCB has been put in an “awkward and embarrassing” position by the confusion around Shakib Al Hasan’s fitness for the Asia Cup. Board director Jalal Yunus said Shakib should have informed the board rather than the media that he feels he is “20-30% fit” for the tournament that begins on September 15 […]

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Djokovic beats heat and Millman to reach U.S. Open semis

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

NEW YORK (Agencies): Novak Djokovic sweated it out from behind the baseline to beat Australian John Millman 6-3 6-4 6-4 at the U.S. Open on Wednesday and set up a semi-final with Japan’s Kei Nishikori. Djokovic, a two-times champion at Flushing Meadows, struggled with the humidity at Arthur Ashe Stadium but kept his cool mentally, […]

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Defeated, Shastri backs Kohli’s men

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk London: The coach says the team has played better overseas than Indian teams of the last 15-20 years India have lost the Test series in England, but coach Ravi Shastri insists that the current lot is travelling better than the teams of the last 15-20 years. India lost by 62 runs in the […]

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Fashion & Movies

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 […]

Sharmila Tagore praises Alia Bhatt’s performance in “Raazi”

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Veteran actress Sharmila Tagore has penned a column for a leading publication on why Alia Bhatt is the game-changer in the 21st century in Bollywood and how she has redefined the image of a heroine in the industry. In the column, Sharmila goes on to explain how Alia has managed to shift […]

Filmmaker reveals new posters of ‘Namastey England’

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The hit Jodi of Ishaqzaade, Arjun Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra are back with a bang! The couple will soon reunite on screen with Vipul Shah’s Namastey England. The lead actors released new posters from the film today and it looks like their chemistry has picked up right from where it left off. […]

Gulshan Kumar biopic ‘Mogul’ to go on the floors next year

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Mogul, the much talked about biopic of Gulshan Kumar, recently got back in the headlines when news broke that Aamir Khan was coming on board as its co-producer. It was also announced that the film will be releasing on Christmas 2019. However, no details regarding the cast and the film’s shooting schedule […]

Science & Technology

Kingdom Hearts-III to be release in January 2019  

By The Frontier Post | June 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW York: Square Enix just announced Kingdom Hearts III’s release date, because why not? The long-awaited action-roleplaying game will be out on January 29, 2019, the publisher says. Technically this is a delay—Square had previously said Kingdom Hearts III would be out in 2018—but at least there’s a firm date now? And at least they […]

ZTE apologizes after paying disastrous price

By The Frontier Post | June 9, 2018

SHENZHEN (Reuters): The chairman of ZTE Corp apologized to staff and customers on Friday after the Chinese technology firm agreed to pay a $1 billion fine to the United States to end a supplier ban that has crippled its business. The deal allows China’s second-largest telecoms equipment firm to restart operations, reaffirm supplier relationships and […]

China’s Huawei denies collecting Facebook user data

By The Frontier Post | June 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: Huawei has denied collecting data from Facebook users after the social media giant confirmed that the Chinese phone maker deemed a national security threat by the US was among companies given access to user information. Huawei was able to access Facebook data to get the leading social network to perform on its […]

Xioami to launch Redmi-6 on June 12 in Beijing

By The Frontier Post | June 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: We have seen the Redmi 6 on TENAA, followed just a couple of days later by the Redmi 6A. Today Xiaomi lifted the curtain and announced on Weibo a launch date for the affordable series. The company will showcase the devices on June 12 at an event in Beijing. The Redmi 6 […]

Flying car ready for test flights

By The Frontier Post | June 7, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO: A flying car project backed by Google co-founder Larry Page was closer to take-off on Wednesday, with a model for test flights by aspiring buyers. Kitty Hawk, funded by Page, unveiled a “Flyer” model it described as “an exciting first step to sharing the freedom of flight.” The company was created last year […]

Facebook announces its news shows for social network

By The Frontier Post | June 7, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook on Wednesday announced its first original news shows for the social network, joining other online platforms producing video to compete with television. The news shows will be produced for Facebook by a variety of partners including CNN, Fox News, ABC News and Univision. The programs are producing the social network’s on-demand video […]

Health

Europe’s mental health institutions substandard declares WHO

By The Frontier Post | June 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk Mental health institutions in Europe are failing to safeguard residents’ human rights, with many described as shocking by experts who have found not one institution among 75 visited across the continent fully met all of the standards set by the United Nations. While some institutions took care to train staff to deal with […]

Job stress increases risk of premature death

By The Frontier Post | June 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk A major study into the impact of work stress on health has revealed dramatic differences in the rates of premature death between different groups of men, and between men and women, depending on existing medical conditions. Doctors found that men with diabetes, heart disease, or who had previously suffered a stroke, were 68 […]

Weight loss surgery can increase fracture risk

By The Frontier Post | June 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: A new study has shown that severely obese patients undergoing weight loss surgery are more likely to have increased fracture risks both before and after the surgical procedure. The study, published in the journal The BMJ, suggested that fracture risk assessment and management should be part of weight loss care and obesity […]

WHO starts Global Action Plan on Physical Health

By The Frontier Post | June 5, 2018

Monitoring The FINANCIAL — WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on June 4 joined Prime Minister António Costa of Portugal to launch the new “WHO Global action plan on physical activity and health 2018-2030: More active people for a healthier world.” “Being active is critical for health. But in our modern world, this is becoming […]

Walking faster can keep your heart healthy

By The Frontier Post | June 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Among various cardio exercises, walking is considered to be especially beneficial. A new study adds to the evidence and says that walking faster can help you live longer. The research, led by the University of Sydney, sought to determine the associations between walking pace with cardiovascular disease and cancer mortality. The study showed […]

Eating junk food in night links to obesity and poor sleep

By The Frontier Post | June 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD:  Snacks and junk food cravings during the night may contribute to unhealthy eating behaviors and represent a potential link between poor sleep and obesity, suggests a recent study. The researchers conducted a phone-based survey of 3,105 adults, who were asked if they regularly consumed a nighttime snack and whether lack of sleep […]

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Travel

Arts & Literature

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Articles

Separating children from their families is nothing new, US has been doing it for decades

By The Frontier Post | June 21, 2018

Darius Shahtahmasebi Outrage over the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy appears to have little to do with genuine concerns over human-rights abuses committed by the US government on a routine basis. The Trump administration’s Stephen Miller-inspired immigration policy of coercively tearing children from their parents is rightly receiving a hefty load of criticism, even […]

Greece and Macedonia: A perfect compromise?

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

Beril Dedeoglu Macedonia became an independent country with the dismemberment of Yugoslavia and was admitted to the United Nations in 1993 under the name Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia” (FYROM). Since then, Greece has opposed the use of the name “Macedonia” by this country. The Greek government even protested the country’s flag design.Greece suggested that […]

Korea peninsula: A long walk to uncertainty!

By The Frontier Post | June 19, 2018

Iqbal Khan Though President Donald Trump has touted his meeting with Chairman Kim Jong Un as a historic move, most of independent evaluations and interpretations do not support presidential camp’s euphoria.  It is interesting that after stampeding Iran nuclear deal only weeks ago President Trump found a willing state to ink a fresh but highly […]

Water scarcity- soluble or insoluble?

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

Samra Saeed Thomas Fuller said, ‘we never know the worth of water till the well is dry.’ The aphorism depicts the prevailing water crisis in Pakistan. As per United Nations report, “Pakistan is ranked at 7th position in the list of countries that are facing water crisis.” The authorities remain reluctantly casual about the water […]

Experts voice cautious optimism over India-China ties

By The Frontier Post | June 14, 2018

Ahmad Adil A meeting between Indian and Chinese leaders last week on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit has rekindled hopes of better ties, but experts say more efforts are needed to bring the countries closer. The meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Qingdao came after a […]

Trump deepens global disarray at G7

By The Frontier Post | June 13, 2018

Ilnur Cevik The G-7 meeting in Canada has turned into a complete nightmare as US President Donald Trump continued to bully world leaders and defy international norms. Trump practically walked out of the summit and refused to take part in the joint declaration. A photo showing German Chancellor Angela Merkel looming over Trump, her hands […]

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Editorial

Hinting at low price LNG deals

By The Frontier Post | June 21, 2018

In comparison with the volatile crude oil prices, liquefied natural gas (LNG), if purchased at the prevailing standard international prices, will prove a game-changer for Pakistan’s economy. Plans are underway to make more long term supply arrangements of LNG at comparatively lower price than the previous one of PML-N government through government-to government deals and […]

Appeasing offshore account holders

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

The tax amnesty scheme announced by the previous PML-N government has not encouraged the illegal offshore account holders to pay a ridiculously low 2 percent tax and get their black money whitened both within the country and abroad. Extremely worried about the precarious economic situation, the caretaker government, with its limited mandate to fix the […]

Chronic problem of power outages

By The Frontier Post | June 19, 2018

The Power Division has claimed that Rs. 93. 5 billion have been spent over the past five years to improve the power transmission and distribution and distribution network that could not bear the electricity load. But still frequent power break downs occur and there is no reduction in the load shedding of longer duration despite […]

COAS visit of Kabul

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

Chief of Army of Staff, General Qamar JavedBajwa in his visit of Kabul, held one-on-one meeting with Afghan President Asraf Ghani and engaged in a delegation level discussion on issues of bilateral interest. He also met with Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and commander US forces Jhon Nicholson. In meetings with Afghan leadership various issues […]

US-North Korea summit

By The Frontier Post | June 14, 2018

After a prolonged era of hostilities between the United States and North Korea, that spanned over almost seven decades, a first ever summit meeting took place on Sentosa Island in Singapore between President Donald Trump and his North Korean counterpart Kim Jong-un. The two leaders signed what was described a comprehensive deal in front of […]

Tapping the export potential

By The Frontier Post | June 13, 2018

Exports are steadily on the rise. According to the data revealed by the State Bank of Pakistan, the growth in exports has been positive over the past 11 months, showing an average increase of 11 percent. This is a reversal of the trend that prevailed during July 2014 to April 2017. The exports growth has […]

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