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PTI-led government never exerted pressure on NAB: Javed Iqbal

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal on Thursday asserted that the watchdog is an autonomous body and added that the current government never exerted pressure on it. Addressing a ceremony in Lahore, Javed Iqbal said that NAB is working under the constitution and added that the accountability watchdog […]

CJP irked at schools cutting back on facilities after fee reduction order

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar on Thursday expressed his annoyance at private school owners’ reaction to the Supreme Court’s order of 20 percent reduction in fee. A three-judge bench of the apex court headed by Justice Nisar was hearing a suo motu case against tuition fee hikes by private schools. In […]

President Alvi accepts Swati’s resignation as minister

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi on Thursday has accepted the resignation of federal minister Azam Swati on the recommendation of prime minister. Cabinet Division has notified the resignation of Azam Swati as the Federal Minister for Science and Technology as he is facing inquiry in the Islamabad IGP transfer case. The resignation comes […]

PTI’s Khurram Sher Zaman withdraws disqualification reference against Zardari

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Provincial lawmaker of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Khurram Sher Zaman on Thursday has withdrawn a disqualification reference filed in the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) against the former president Asif Ali Zardari. Last year on December 20, PTI MPA Khurram Sher Zaman had filed a reference in ECP seeking the disqualification of the former […]

NAB summons PML-N’s Hamza Shahbaz in assets beyond means case

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader for investigation in a assets beyond means case, today (Thursday) The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) investigating Leader of Opposition in the Punjab Assembly, Hamza Shahbaz Sharif in assets beyond means. Hamza has been asked to reach the Lahore bureau […]

Court indicts Alamgir, Asma Arbab in assets case

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2019

Ishaq Khan PESHAWAR: An Accountability court on Thursday has indicted the former federal minister Arbab Alamgir and his wife Asma Arbab in a reference accusing them of possessing assets beyond known sources of income. According to details, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leaders Arbab Alamgir said he had been paying tax of all properties that had […]

Global

India’s Gandhi rebuked for ‘misogynistic’ remarks against defense minister

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2019

NEW DELHI (Reuters): Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi has come under fire for “misogynistic” remarks when he asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to “be a man” and not field a woman, the defense minister, to defend him in debates over a controversial fighter jet deal. Gandhi, president of the Congress party, on Wednesday mocked Modi […]

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Rebel drone kills 6 loyalists at biggest Yemen airbase

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2019

SANAA (AFP): A rebel drone hit Yemen’s largest air base Thursday, killing six loyalist soldiers during a military parade in an attack which threatens to hamper UN-led peace efforts. At talks in Sweden last month, the UN brokered several agreements between Huthi rebels and the Saudi-backed government seen as the best chance of ending nearly […]

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Pompeo vows US troops will leave Syria

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2019

CAIRO (Reuters): US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shakes hands after holding a press conference with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry at the ministry of foreign affairs in Cairo US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo insisted Thursday that US troops will leave Syria, ahead of a keynote speech aiming to lay out a coherent US […]

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UK minister breaks ranks with no-deal Brexit warning

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2019

LONDON (AFP): Britain’s business minister on Thursday warned that the prospect of crashing out of the European Union without an agreement would be “disastrous” for the country, as fractious MPs prepare to vote on a contentious Brexit deal. Greg Clark’s comments contradicted official government policy of not ruling out a no-deal Brexit and exposed further […]

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Trump Storms Out of White House Meeting With Democrats on Shutdown

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2019

WASHINGTON (Nytimes): President Trump stormed out of a White House meeting with congressional leaders on Wednesday after Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she would not fund a border wall even if he agreed to reopen the government, escalating a confrontation that has shuttered large portions of the government for 19 days and counting. Stunned Democrats emerged […]

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Global stocks rise on U.S-China trade talk’s hopes

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2019

LONDON (Reuters): World stocks extended their gains to hit a near-four week high and oil prices rose on Wednesday on optimism that the United States and China may be inching toward a trade deal, soothing fears of an all-out trade war. Delegations from China and the U.S. ended talks that had lasted longer than expected […]

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Pakistan

Tough competition between PTI, PML-N for PK-30

By The Frontier Post | January 14, 2019

F.P. Report ABBOTTABAD: Tough competition is expected between PTI and PML-N candidates for PK-30 Balakot by-elections to be held on February 26. The PTI and PML-N candidates have geared up their election drive despite the fact that most of the areas in Tehsil Balakot received heavy snowfall and roads are blocked. A nail-biting competition is […]

Youth protest against growing drug abuse in Dir

By The Frontier Post | January 14, 2019

F.P. Report TIMERGARA:  Dozens of youth in Samarbagh on Sunday held a protest demonstration against what they called the rising of drugs’ selling in the area. The protesters also blocked the Kambat Munda road for some time and also walked on the road. Speaking on the occasion the youth leaders Salim Khan Momand, Haji Hayatullah, […]

Indus Water Cross Jeep Race held to promote tourism

By The Frontier Post | January 14, 2019

F.P. Report SWABI: The 8th Indus Water Cross Jeep Race-2019 was held at Indus River at Hund point near Swabi Interchange on Motorway M-1 on Sunday. The Tourism Corporation Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (TCKP), the Frontier 4×4 Club and the Swabi district government had jointly organised the event. The activity was aimed at providing an opportunity of […]

CM Mahmood directs to speed up work on ongoing power projects in KP

By The Frontier Post | January 13, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Chief Minister Mahmood Khan on Sunday directed to expedite work on ongoing hydro-power projects in the province. Chairing a meeting in Peshawar, Mahmood Khan said that Chashma Right Bank lift project would play an important role for the revival of economic stability and added that the project would also […]

Commissioner Karachi orders for establishing ‘traffic management boards’ to resolve traffic issues

By The Frontier Post | January 13, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: A meeting held under the chairmanship of Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Shallwani on Sunday decided that district management boards will be set up in all six districts to resolve traffic issues. The commissioner Karachi said that the boards will look after all the work for ensuring traffic rules effectively. He said the vehicular […]

NAB is biased towards PML-N, says Rana Sanaullah

By The Frontier Post | January 13, 2019

F.P. Report FAISALABAD: Former Punjab law minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Rana Sanaullah on Sunday while accusing the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) being biased said that if former Punjab CM and party president Shehbaz Sharif can be arrested then why Prime Minister Imran Khan and defense Minister Pervaiz Khattak could not be detained. […]

Afghanistan

Candidate accuses IEC official of seeking bribe

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2019

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: An unsuccessful Wolesi Jirga candidate from eastern Nangarhar province has accused an employee of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) of seeking bribes and two armored vehicles from him. Maiwand Jahani and Tila Mohammad Niazi, both unsuccessful candidates, told a press conference on Saturday the president and IEC should heed their complaints. If […]

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India to deliver 4 more Mi-25 gunships to Afghan Air Force

By The Frontier Post | January 6, 2019

KABUL (Khaama Press): The government of India will deliver four more Mi-25 gunship helicopters to the Afghan Air Force with the delivery of two gunships scheduled for the month of March this year. This comes as the Afghan officials had said earlier that an agreement has been signed between Afghanistan, Belarus, and India for the […]

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Afghanistan gold mine collapse in Badakhshan kills 30

By The Frontier Post | January 6, 2019

KABUL (BBC): At least 30 people have been killed in the collapse of a gold mine in north-eastern Afghanistan, officials say. The collapse occurred in the Kohistan district of Badakhshan province. Villagers had reportedly dug a 60m (220ft) deep but makeshift shaft in a river bed to hunt for gold and were caught in its […]

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Low quality medicines still sold in Kandahar: Residents

By The Frontier Post | January 6, 2019

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): The residents of southern Kandahar province say low quality medicines imported by local druggists, especially from Pakistan, have more side effects than advantage. Keeping medicines in unsuitable temperature, storing them in inappropriate places and buying from companies with low credentials are some of the issues which need to be addressed, say the residents. […]

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US withdrawal won’t impact combat operations: Mohib

By The Frontier Post | January 6, 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): Any US troop withdrawal will not impact combat operations against the Taliban and other terror groups in Afghanistan, says the national security advisor (NSA). The Afghan government had stepped up preparations for the highly-anticipated scenario of disengagement by the Trump administration, according to Hamdullah Mohib. Currently on a three-day trip to India, the NSA told a select […]

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Two policemen killed in Samangan clash

By The Frontier Post | January 6, 2019

SAMANGAN (TOLONews): At least two police force members were killed in a Taliban attack on a security outpost in Samangan province on Saturday, local officials said Sunday.  Three other police force members were wounded in the attack, officials added.  According to the officials, the clash occurred Saturday in Dara-e-Soof district when a group of Taliban […]

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Business

Dow plunges 100 points as trade talk’s start

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2019

NEW YORK (CNBC): The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell on Monday, giving back part of a massive rally from the previous session. Investors also pored through the latest U.S.-China trade news as the two countries try to hammer out a permanent deal. The 30-stock Dow fell 100 points after eking out slight gains at the […]

Venezuelan crude export to U.S. drop to lowest in 30 years

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2019

CARACAS (Reuters): Venezuelan crude exports to the United States last year fell 15 percent to the lowest annual average in nearly three decades, according to Refinitiv Eikon data, as fast-declining oil output and financial sanctions continued to hit sales. Crude volumes to the United States by state-run PDVSA and its joint ventures dropped to 500,013 […]

Kia Motors previews post-autonomous driving era at CES 2019

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2019

Monitoring Desk LAS VEGAS: Kia Motors is previewing a range of new technologies developed for the post-autonomous driving era at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2019, to be held in Las Vegas from January 8 to 11. Building on the the brand’s ‘Beyond Autonomous Driving’ vision for connected vehicles presented at CES 2018, Kia is […]

Elon breaks ground on 1st Tesla factory outside US

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2019

NEW YORK (BBC News): Tesla boss Elon Musk has broken ground at a new factory in Shanghai, the electric carmaker’s first manufacturing plant outside the US. The facility will produce Model 3 and Model Y cars as it pushes to grow its presence in the world’s largest car market. The American automaker faces rising competition […]

Smashing through barriers to set up a $2b tech firm

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2019

LONDON (BBC News): The BBC’s weekly The Boss series profiles a different business leader from around the world. This week we speak to Therese Tucker, founder and chief executive of US financial software business BlackLine. To set up and grow BlackLine Therese Tucker spent her retirement savings, maxed out her credit cards, and took out […]

Italy Q3 budget deficit improves

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2019

MILAN (APP): Italy’s budget deficit improved in the third quarter of 2018 to 1.7 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), shedding 0.1 percentage point compared with a year earlier, official figures showed Monday. The improvement came despite market apprehension over the election promises of the populist government which came to power in June and a […]

Sports

Kei Nishikori through to Brisbane Int’l semifinals

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2019

BRISBANE (Agencies): Kei Nishikori has presented his case for Brisbane International favouritism, prevailing in a high-class quarterfinal against Grigor Dimitrov on Thursday night. The Japanese world No.9 rallied from 1-4 down in the second set to topple the Bulgarian 7-5 7-5 in a rematch of the 2017 final. The tournament’s second seed will play France’s […]

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Guptill, Neesham break records as New Zealand beat Sri Lanka

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2019

TAURANGA (Agencies): Jimmy Neesham made a dream return to international cricket Thursday, crushing Sri Lanka with bat and ball as New Zealand won the opening one-day international by 45 runs in Tauranga. Neesham, recalled after 18 months in the wilderness as New Zealand look to trial all-rounder options before the World Cup, flayed the Sri […]

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SA invites Pakistan to bat first in 2nd second after winning toss

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2019

Monitoring Desk CAPE TOWN: South African captain Faf du Plessis won the toss and opted to bowl against Pakistan in the second Test at Newlands, Cape Town on Thursday (today). South Africa won the first Test in Pretoria by six wickets inside eight sessions as both bowling attacks found conditions to their liking with seam […]

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Federer beats Serena in Hopman Cup exhibition match

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2019

NEW YORK (Agencies): Roger Federer and Serena Williams, two of the greatest tennis players of all time, found the perfect way to welcome in the new year. They both did something they’d never done before: play each other. Williams and Federer, both 37, faced off in a mixed-doubles exhibition match at the Hopman Cup on […]

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Sharapova advances to Shenzhen Open q-finals

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2019

SHENZHEN, China (AP): Maria Sharapova reached the quarterfinals of the Shenzhen Open on Wednesday after Chinese teenager Wang Xinyu retired in the second set with cramps. Sharapova, who lost the first set 7-6 (4), was leading 5-2 in the second before the 17-year-old Wang was forced to quit. ”It’s not the way either of us […]

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Australia ponder changes as India chase history

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2019

Monitoring Desk MELBORNE: Australia start the New Year trying to prevent India from creating history by winning a Test series in the country for the first time. The Border-Gavaskar Trophy is secured after the victory in Melbourne, but it is the bigger prize that Virat Kohli has come for and India have to be favourites […]

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Fashion & Movies

Madhuri Dixit joins politics

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2018

NEW DELHI (Web Desk): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) contemplates nominating Dhak Dhak famed Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit as their candidate for general elections 2019. According to Indian media reports a senior leader of BJP has revealed Madhuri’s name in the final list of candidates contesting for Lok Sabha’s election from Pune. Our party is pondering […]

Sanjay Dutt and Aayush Sharma to be seen together in a upcoming movie

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Sanjay Dutt has been in the news all through 2018. The actor first made headlines because a biopic was being made on him, then he was the talk of the town when the film became a blockbuster and later his projects like Kalank and Panipat kept him in the limelight. Aayush Sharma, […]

Ranbir and Alia to celebrate New Year together

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor are currently busy shooting for their upcoming film Brahmastra. The duo will be seen together on the big screen for the first time ever in this Ayan Mukerji directorial. Brahmastra is a trilogy and is being produced by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions. Ranbir and Alia found love […]

Vidya Balan to play role of ‘Shakuntala Devi’ in her next movie

By The Frontier Post | December 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: National Award winning actress Vidya Balan is all set to star in Anu Menon directorial in which she will be seen playing the role of Shakuntala Devi who’s famously known as a human calculator. Produced by Ronnie Screwvala, the film will be a true life story of mathematician Shakuntala Devi and we […]

Finally the fight between Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone is over

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood divas Katrina Kaif and Deepika Padukone seem to have bury the hatchet as the former is started following the latter on social media Katrina Kaif was cited as the reason by Indian media for a break up between DP and Ranbir Kapoor. Although the affair between Katrina K and Ranbir K […]

Comedian Kevin Hart to host next year’s Oscar ceremony

By The Frontier Post | December 5, 2018

LOS ANGELES (Reuters): Comedian Kevin Hart will host next year’s Oscar ceremony for the first time, the Ride Along actor said in an Instagram post on Tuesday. “I am so happy to say that the day has finally come for me to host the Oscars,” Hart wrote. The Academy Awards are the film industry’s highest […]

Science & Technology

Europe, Japan ready spacecraft for 7-year journey

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2018

BERLIN (AP): Final preparations were underway Friday for the launch of a joint mission by European and Japanese space agencies to send twin probes to Mercury, the closest planet to the sun. An Ariane 5 rocket is scheduled to lift the uncrewed spacecraft into orbit from French Guiana shortly before midnight, the start of a […]

Japan’s NTT Docomo to release world’s thinnest phone

By The Frontier Post | October 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk TOKYO: The world’s thinnest and lightest phone weighs 47 grams and has a 2.8 inch screen and will be released next month. Now you can carry your business card and your cell phone in the same holder. This new phone, made by Kyocera, will be released by Japan’s NTT Docomo Inc in November. […]

Google unshackles Android-device firms

By The Frontier Post | October 18, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Google is dropping restrictions it imposed on Android-device-makers, following a clash with the EU. It is ending a ban on manufacturers having a line-up that includes tablets and phones powered by alternative versions of the operating system to its own as well as ones that feature Google’s own apps and Play Store. […]

YouTube service restored after global outage

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: The world’s largest video-streaming site, YouTube has restored after suffering a rear global outage in wee hours on Wednesday. The Google-owned company, which has billions of monthly active users, began suffering issues globally as the video streaming platform went offline at around 07:00 am Pakistan Standard Time (PST) on Wednesday, which was […]

Huawei unveils Mate 20 with 6.5-inch display

By The Frontier Post | October 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: At a grand event in London, Huawei is unveiling the latest members of its Mate smartphone series: the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro. The Mate 20 is the larger device, featuring a 6.5-inch, 2244 x 1080 LCD display with a peculiar 18.7:9 aspect ratio. It also has one of the smallest […]

WhatsApp changes ‘Delete for Everyone’ feature

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: WhatsApp is reportedly tweaking its popular ‘Delete for Everyone’ feature, based on the time limit in which users can revoke messages. According to famous WhatsApp tipster WABetaInfo, the social media messaging app WhatsApp is modifying its widely used ‘Delete for Everyone’ feature. As per new rules, users will now have a limit […]

Health

Two new polio cases surface in Bajaur district

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2018

F.P. Report KHAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Department on Thursday has confirmed that two new cases of polio have surfaced in the Bajaur district. According to official of Health Department, a five-year-old girl from Kut Kot fell victim to the virus while a seven-year-old boy has also been diagnosed with polio. The officials said both the […]

People using E-Cigarettes to vape their vitamins

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Forget smoking nicotine, cannabis, and even Viagra. The latest fad is to vape vitamins. That’s right – the tobacco industry is now rebranding itself with a new, “healthy” image to appeal to a wellness-orientated generation. When e-cigs first hit the market, they were sold as a healthy alternative to traditional cigarettes with […]

New Zika cases reported in Florida

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

ORLANDO (FOX 35 WOFL): More Zika cases have been confirmed in Florida. State officials report that there have been three more cases statewide, bringing the total to nearly 90 this year. There are 11 cases in Orange County and three in Osceola. In most cases, officials say the infection was brought to Florida from out […]

Three fresh polio cases reported in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Three new polio cases were detected in southern and eastern Afghanistan, the health ministry announced on Tuesday. According to a press release issued by the public health ministry, the first fresh polio case was confirmed in a five-month girl in Paroon district, capital of Nuristan province. The second case was confirmed in […]

90% of world’s children are breathing toxic air: WHO

By The Frontier Post | October 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Poisonous air is having a devastating impact on billions of children around the world, damaging their intelligence and leading to hundreds of thousands of deaths, according to a report from the World Health Organization. The study found that more than 90% of the world’s young people – 1.8 billion children – are […]

“World Psoriasis Day” to be observed in RMI

By The Frontier Post | October 29, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Rehman Medical Institute (RMI), Peshawar will observe “World Psoriasis Day” on October 29 to raise awareness among the people about Psoriasis. In this connection, an awareness campaign is being held in RMI to commemorate  this day. RMI Dermatology department also offered consultation and treatment by specialists in dermatology, said a statement. Psoriasis […]

Travel

China complains to Sweden over tourists’ treatment

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

BEIJING (AP): China on Monday urged Sweden to respond to its complaints about the alleged mistreatment of a Chinese family removed by police from a hotel in Stockholm. The foreign ministry and China’s embassy in Stockholm have asked Sweden to investigate the case but have yet to hear back, ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told reporters. […]

Qatar Airways inspires travellers to ignite their sense of adventure

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Qatar Airways is inspiring passengers to ignite their sense of adventure, or take time out to reconnect with family and friends by planning their next escape to one of the many beautiful, unique destinations the airline now has to offer. Whether you are already planning to take a trip, or are still […]

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: […]

Etihad Airways launches hand baggage-only fares

By The Frontier Post | September 3, 2018

DUBAI (Gulf News): Etihad Airways is bringing in more changes to its pricing structure. The Abu Dhabi-based carrier said on Sunday it has launched a new hand-baggage-only fare, which allows Economy Class passengers to buy lower fares if they have no checked baggage. The fare includes a complimentary carry-on baggage allowance of seven kilograms, and […]

Hotel occupancy rate in Turkey reaches nearly 75 per cent

By The Frontier Post | August 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Hotel occupancy rate across Turkey reached 74.9 percent last month, the Turkish Hotel Association (TUROB) reported on Wednesday. According to TUROB’s report based on a survey conducted by data and analysis company STR Global, the figure rose 7.1 percent in July, compared to the same month last year. Average daily rate for […]

Italian pilot union approves historic agreement with Ryanair

By The Frontier Post | August 29, 2018

ROME (AFP): Italian pilots have approved an agreement over working conditions with Ryanair in the first such deal the strike-hit low-cost aviation giant has fully concluded. The agreement, reached earlier this month following eight months of talks, gives Italy-based pilots working for Ryanair “protection and guarantees”, according to the ANPAC union which negotiated the collective […]

Articles

Afghan peace longing for a Messiah

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2018

Iqbal Khan Ensuring that upcoming parliamentary election passes off smoothly and without major occurrences of violence is the top priority for the Afghan government and its allies—foreign occupation forces. Last month Taliban representatives met an Afghan government delegation in Saudi Arabia to discuss security ahead of elections and a limited prisoner release. “They requested us […]

“Evaluating the United Nations”

By The Frontier Post | October 8, 2018

Nabiya Imran Autumn season holds a special place in the international system for two reasons; first it commemorates the establishment of the world’s largest organization, the United Nations, as the charter was put into force on 24th October, 1945 and second, leaders from all over the world fly to New York City as the General […]

Khyber to Karachi: How will Pakistan match to its population boom?

By The Frontier Post | October 7, 2018

Zafar Khan Safdar For years, Pakistan’s soaring population growth has been evident in increasingly crowded roads, hospitals, schools, parks, and communities across the country. No one is serious to understand and put focus on the issue. Our 6th Population and Housing Census say Pakistan has surged to a staggering 207.8 million, showing an increase of 75.4 […]

Trump view sallies as clients

By The Frontier Post | October 6, 2018

Hussain Abdul-Hussain As he hits the electoral circuit to campaign for his Republican party, a month before Congressional elections, President Donald Trump seems to have made extorting Saudi Arabia part of his stump speech. On two occasions, so far, the US president has addressed King Salman of Saudi Arabia, urging him to pay Washington more […]

Pakistan’s development and International propagandas

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2018

Sehrish Khan Although realizing that there are some external forces hostile to CPEC initiative, Chinese analysts and participants are concerned about what they see as the misrepresentation of facts internationally. It is not obvious to them as to what purpose is served by raising doubts and fears about CPEC in the minds of the international […]

In pictures: Gaza women navigate different forms of siege

By The Frontier Post | October 4, 2018

Asmaa El Khaldi i While Israel continues to choke the city with a military siege, some women are pursuing their dreams fighting various odds, including the parochial attitudes of fellow Palestinians. In Gaza Strip, women navigate through a lot of constraints – from concertina wires laid by the Israeli forces to fellow Palestinians telling them […]

Editorial

IMFs’ sane advice

By The Frontier Post | October 3, 2018

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has asked the government to raise more revenues and pay greater attention to the structural reforms, especially regarding the state owned enterprises, to put the economy on a sound footing. A visiting delegation of the fund led by Herald Finger, IMF Mission Chief for Pakistan, held detailed meetings with the […]

Honesty and pragmatism

By The Frontier Post | October 2, 2018

After alternating eras of bad governance and financial corruption by leadership of two mainstream political parties, ruling the country turn by turn, a dawn of honesty and pragmatism has come. It appears that efforts are being made to lay the foundation of good governance by the new leadership, notwithstanding the fact that a few political […]

Diversifying CPEC finances

By The Frontier Post | October 1, 2018

To ensure maxim transparency about CPEC related mega projects, the new government is diversifying the sources of finances to reduce reliance on extremely high interest bearing loans from China in view of the precarious economic situation. It has signed three grant agreements, not loans, with Saudi Arabia to finance three road infrastructure and energy projects. […]

Federal cabinet’s decisions

By The Frontier Post | September 30, 2018

It is worth appreciation that in sharp contrast to the style of leadership of Nawaz Sharif, who did not give importance to holding cabinet meetings for decision making, Prime Minister Imran Khan has reset the precedent of regularly convening the meetings of his cabinet and some time its periodicity is increased. He gives maxim time […]

Russia-Pakistan offshore gas pipeline

By The Frontier Post | September 29, 2018

Due to the criminal neglect of the past two governments to accelerate the oil and gas exploration work in the areas of proven reserves and lust of PML-N leadership for importing Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) from Qatar, Pakistan is dependent on the import of gas at a much higher price of $ 11 per mbtu. […]

Water shortfall, anti-dams lobby

By The Frontier Post | September 28, 2018

Pakistan is the most vulnerable country to climate change impact as it is ranked 7th in Global Risk Index of Climate Change. The changed weather patterns have created water shortfall almost a regular feature every year. But the ant-dams lobby is out to oppose the construction of big dams on the River Indus downstream Tarbella […]

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