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Sri Lanka bombings mastermind spent ‘substantial time in India’

By The Frontier Post | April 27, 2019

COLOMBO (Agencies): Zahran Hashim, who is believed to have masterminded the Easter attacks in Sri Lanka, spent substantial time in southern India, a top Sri Lankan military source, reported The Hindu on Friday. Investigators identified Hashim as the leader of the National Tauheed Jamaath, which they said executed the highly coordinated blasts in the Indian…

Musharraf to return on May 1, says lawyer

By The Frontier Post | April 27, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf, who is facing high treason trial in a special court, is likely to return to Pakistan on May 1, his counsel Salman Safdar said on Saturday. Speaking to the media in Islamabad, Safdar said despite his deteriorating medical condition, the former military ruler was determined to…

Bilawal gives clarification on his ‘Khan sahab samjhti hain’ statement

By The Frontier Post | April 27, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Saturday said that he unintentionally said ‘Khan sahab samjhti hain’ in his reaction to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s criticism on him. The PPP leader said that he issued the unmeant statement because of his lack of command over Urdu. In his earlier press conference,…

Major General Umar Bukhari takes helm as DG Rangers Sindh

By The Frontier Post | April 27, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: Major General Umar Bukhari took command as 14th director general Rangers Sindh on Saturday. In a ceremony held at the Rangers Headquarters, the outgoing DG, Major General Muhammad Saeed, handed over the command to Major General Bukhari. Major General Bukhari was recently promoted from the rank of brigadier to major general. Later,…

Sri Lanka calls off hosting Under-19 tour of Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | April 27, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has called off the Under-19 series against Pakistan following serial blasts that claimed lives of at least 359 people and wounded more than 500 in Colombo last week. SCL board wrote an official letter to the PCB, and stated about the uncertain security situation in Sri Lanka for…

Two Levies personnel martyred in North Waziristan explosion

By The Frontier Post | April 27, 2019

F.P. Report NORTH WAZIRISTAN: As many as two Levies personnel were martyred and two others were serious injured on Saturday, as blast hit check-post in North Waziristan. According to details, the blast took place in Shewa tehsil when the security personnel were performing their duties. The martyrs were identified as Ameer Zaman and Abdul Wali.…

Global

Thousands of Hong Kongers brave rain to join anti-government rally

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2019

HONG KONG (Reuters): Thousands of protesters, most clad in black, gathered under a downpour for an anti-government rally at a Hong Kong park on Sunday, in the eleventh week of what have been often violent demonstrations in the Asian financial hub. The turnout for the rally could show whether the movement still has broad-based support…

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Israeli troops kill 3 Palestinians near Gaza fence

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2019

JERUSALEM/GAZA (AP): Gaza’s Health Ministry says Israeli troops have killed three Palestinians and severely wounded a fourth near the heavily guarded perimeter fence. The Israeli military said on Sunday that a helicopter and a tank fired at armed suspects near the fence overnight. After weeks of calm, Palestinian militants have attempted a number of raids…

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10,000 homeless after fire razes Bangladesh slum

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2019

DHAKA (AFP): At least 10,000 people are homeless after a massive fire swept through a crowded slum in the Bangladesh capital and destroyed thousands of shanties, officials said on Sunday. The fire broke out at in Dhaka’s Mirpur neighbourhood late on Friday and razed around 2,000 mostly tin shacks, fire services official Ershad Hossain told…

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Parliament cannot stop Brexit, Johnson to tell Macron and Merkel

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2019

LONDON (Reuters): Prime Minister Boris Johnson will tell French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel that the Westminster parliament cannot stop Brexit and a new deal must be agreed if Britain is to avoid leaving the EU without one. In his first trip abroad as leader, Johnson is due to meet his European…

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Shared Afghanistan interests create opening for U.S.-Iran back channel: sources

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters): Western intermediaries are trying to persuade arch foes Iran and the United States to cooperate on bolstering security in Afghanistan as U.S. President Donald Trump seeks to extract America from its longest war, according to three sources familiar with the efforts. The intermediaries, the sources say, secretly have been relaying messages between Washington…

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India urged to ease restrictions in Kashmir

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

SRINAGAR (AA): The human rights wing of Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) condemned the clampdown on Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir by the Indian government. In a statement on Twitter, Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) of OIC late Thursday urged the Indian government to immediately lift curfew in the disputed region. “#OIC IPHRC strongly condemns…

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Pakistan

Two civilians martyred as India resorts to unprovoked shelling along LoC

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2019

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: At least two people were martyred when Indian troops violated ceasefire by resorting to shelling along the restive Line of Control (LoC) in Hot Spring sector of Azad Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the Indian army targeted the civilian population with mortars and Anti-Tank Guided Missiles.…

Indian ruler stubborn attitude dragging Sub continent region into war: AJK President

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: President Azad Jammu and Kashmir President Masood Khan on Sunday said that stubborn attitude of Indian ruler was dragging the sub-continent region into war. India could launched aggressive activities to sabotage the peace of the region or push the sub continent into war over an issue of Kashmir, he stated while talking…

All Parties Conference to discuss Kashmir on Monday

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: A meeting of the All Parties Conference (APC) will be held on Monday (tomorrow) to devise a joint strategy over Kashmir issue. The APC will be chaired by the Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman. The meeting will talk about the situation of the occupiued Kashmir and a joint strategy will…

PTI govt committed to provide houses to poor families: Naeemul Haque

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister, Naeem ul Haque has said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) government was committed to providing houses to poor families. Addressing to a ceremony in Islamabad, held to mark the completion of the PTI’s first year in power, he said the construction of houses was underway and around 0.4…

NAB prepares supplementary reference against Asif Zardari, Faryal Talpur

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Sunday has prepared a supplementary reference against former president and Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur in case pertaining to mega money laundering. Sources privy to the anti-graft watchdog said that the supplementary reference has been prepared in light of…

‘Hitler of Asia’ hell-bent on carrying out genocide in Kashmir: Afridi

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2019

F.P. Report HANNOVER, Germany: Minister for SAFRON & Narcotics Control Shehryar Afridi has urged world powers to act and save ten million Kashmiris locked in the biggest jail on the planet in India- occupied Kashmir (IOK). Addressing the participants of a rally taken out by Pakistani and Kashmiri expatriates in the German city of Hannover…

Afghanistan

Wedding attack victims buried as country reels in shock

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2019

KABUL (TOLO News): The victims of the deadly bombing on an Afghan wedding ceremony were buried on Sunday. Most of them were laid to rest in groups. The bride’s father, Mohammad Ghulam, lost 14 members of his family in the attack that happened at around 11:40 pm Kabul time on Saturday. Mr. Ghulam said his…

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Ghani says Taliban cannot escape blame for Kabul attack

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2019

KABUL (TOLO News): The bombing at a wedding ceremony in the west of Kabul was widely condemned by government leaders, politicians and foreign diplomats in Afghanistan who called it a “terrorist attack” against Afghan civilians. At least 63 people were killed, and more than 180 others were wounded when a suicide bomber targeted Shahr-e-Dubai wedding…

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AIHRC describes gov’t weak in providing security

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2019

KABUL (Ariana News): Reacting to the deadly suicide attack on a wedding hall on late Saturday night in west of Kabul, the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) describes the government weak in terms of providing security to the citizens. The AIHRC asks more pressure to be put on the terroristic groups and their supporting-countries…

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17 militants killed, 13 wounded in Faryab operations

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2019

FARYAB (Ariana News): At least 17 Taliban militants were killed and 13 more wounded in several operations by Afghan forces in northern Faryab province, the Interior Ministry said in a statement. According to the statement, Afghan Defense and Security forces conducted clearance operations in Daulat Abad, Qaisar, Pashtunkot and Shirin Tagab districts of Faryab during…

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Trusting Taliban would be a ‘big mistake’: Graham to Trump

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

KABUL (AT News): Soon after reports surfaced that US President Donald Trump was set to meet with his national security team Friday afternoon to discuss a pending peace agreement with the Taliban, US Senator Lindsey Graham, a vocal opposition to Trump, warned him against withdrawing troops from Afghanistan in a deal with the Taliban. As…

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Independence centenary to be celebrated only in Kabul

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

KABUL (AT News): The cultural committee for holding the 100thanniversary of Independence Day said Saturday that due to security challenges across the country, the celebration will be only held in Kabul. “We had planned to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Independence Dayin seven zones of the country and wanted to make fun camps for children…

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Business

FBR increases 60pc domestic tax collection in one year

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) in one year of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has increased 60 percent collection of (Inland Revenue) IR Domestic Taxes. According to the one year performance report of the PTI government shared by Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan on Sunday,…

Gold prices climb to an astounding Rs 89,000 per tola

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Gold price is continuously rising in the country and the current price of the yellow metal stands at Rs 89,000 per tola after an increase of Rs 600 per tola. Per tola gold in Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta, Gujranwala, Multan, Faisalabad, Karachi, Hyderabad, and other sarafa markets were sold at Rs 89,000. The…

Cathay Pacific boss Hogg quits after protest row

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk HONG KONG: The chief executive of Hong Kong flag-carrier Cathay Pacific has quit after the airline became embroiled in the controversy over protests there. Rupert Hogg said he was taking responsibility as these had been “challenging weeks” for the airline. Some of its employees took part in the protest, but China ordered the…

Honda holds Civic RS Turbo 2019 drive for media officials

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Honda Atlas Cars (Pakistan) organized the Civic RS Turbo 2019 test drive for leading media officials. The purpose of this drive was to experience the Honda Civic RS Turbo’s comfortable drive and performance of its advanced 1.5L Turbo engine. They drove Civic RS turbo from Lahore to Bhurban, Murree and then returned…

Asia stocks choppy as trade war fears dominate markets

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk HONG KONG: Asian markets were jittery Friday as a modest rebound in US equities failed to ease fears over the US-China trade war and its impact on the world economy. Fears of a global recession and a drawn-out trade spat between the world’s top two economies saw the Dow suffer its worst one-day…

PARCO takes measures for pipelines’ security

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: PARCO Oil Pipelines starting from Karachi to Macchike near Sheikhupura are National Assets and play pivotal role in national economy. PARCO Management takes extensive measures for Pipelines’ security and strongly pursues Pipelines’ litigation cases related to Oil Pilferage. On July 17, 2019 Honourable Senior Civil Judge Criminal Division, Rajanpur pronounced conviction of…

Sports

Raja slams Flower over security concerns

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2019

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Cricketer-turned -commentator Ramiz Raja has slammed the former Pakistan batting coach Grant Flower for his criticism of the security situation in Pakistan. Flower, recently in an interview with ESPNCricinfo, had said that the “lack of freedom and security aspect” was the most frustrating thing of living in Pakistan during his five-year tenure…

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Lundstram strike gives Sheffield Utd 1-0 win over Palace

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2019

SHEFFIELD (Agencies): John Lundstram’s second-half goal gave Sheffield United a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace on Sunday, in the first Premier League game at Bramall Lane for 12 years. Palace manager Roy Hodgson restored Wilfred Zaha to his starting line-up after starting him on the bench for the scoreless opening-week draw against Everton, while Chris…

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Mohammad Shahzad suspended for a year

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2019

KABUL (Agencies): Mohammad Shahzad, the Afghanistan wicketkeeper-batsman, cannot play “any form of cricket” for a year. The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB), which had earlier suspended Shahzad indefinitely for breaching the board’s code of conduct, has fixed the term of his suspension, which will now last one year. Shahzad’s suspension stems from his breach of a…

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Ashley Cole announces retirement, plans move into coaching

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2019

LONDON (Agencies): Former England defender Ashley Cole is planning a move into coaching after announcing his retirement from soccer. Cole won 13 major titles during his 20-year career, including the 2012 Champions League with Chelsea, three Premier League titles and seven FA Cups. The 38-year-old Cole, who also won 107 caps for England, announced his…

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Sri Lanka win 1st test by 6 wickets against New Zealand

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2019

GALLE (Agencies): A ninth test century from captain Dimuth Karunaratne propelled Sri Lanka to a six-wicket win over New Zealand in the first cricket test on Sunday. Chasing 268 runs to win the first test of a two-match series, Sri Lanka started the final day at 133 without loss and reached its target during an…

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Top seeds Djokovic, Barty toppled in Cincy semi-finals

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2019

CINCINNATI (Agenices): World number one Novak Djokovic wilted under pressure from Daniil Medvedev Saturday, falling 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 to the ninth-seeded Russian in the Cincinnati Masters semi-finals. Medvedev’s upset win sent him into a title showdown with another unexpected finalist, 16th-seeded Belgian David Goffin, who defeated France’s Richard Gasquet 6-3, 6-4 to reach his first…

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Fashion & Movies

Shouldn’t troll those accused in harassment case, says Richa Chadha

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Actress Richa Chadha has said that people shouldn’t troll or abuse a person who is accused in a sexual harassment case on social media platforms till the time that person isn’t proved guilty or innocent. Richa was interacting with the media at the trailer launch of “Section 375” along with actors…

Nushrat Bharucha wants to do a thriller after Dream Girl

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Nushrat Barucha, who will be seen in the upcoming film Dream Girl co-starring Ayushmann Khurrana, talks about her future projects. The actress says that she wants to do a thriller movie. Known for her girl-next-door roles in films like Pyaar Ka Punchnama and Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety, actress Nushrat Bharucha…

Nusrat remembered on 22nd death anniversary

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: The world renowned Pakistani musician and Qawwali singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was remembered on his 22nd death anniversary on Friday. Born on October 13‚ 1948 in Faisalabad, the legend Qawwali singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was the fifth child and first son of Fateh Ali Khan, a musician, vocalist, instrumentalist and…

King of rock ‘n’ roll remembered worldwide

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Legendary US rock ‘n’ roll star Elvis Presley lives on in the hearts of millions of music lovers, even though 42 years have passed since his mysterious death. Born on Jan. 8, 1935 in Tupelo, Mississippi, Elvis Aaron Presley became known worldwide for singing, swaying, and ushering in a new era of…

Sonakshi Sinha to start shooting for Dabangg 3 in Jaipur

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Sonakshi Sinha seems to be working round the clock. The actress already had two releases this year – Kalank and Khandaani Shafakhana and now she has started shooting for her next – Dabangg 3. According to reports, Sonakshi is off to Jaipur to shoot for the third schedule of Dabangg 3 with…

Ayushmann Khurrana and Vicky Kaushal receive a gift from Big B

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Ayushmann Khurrana and Vicky Kaushal are two stars from the current lot that have redefined the way of choosing characters that become memorable for a Hindi film hero. Be it quirky scripts, power-packed performances or their boy next door looks, these two men surely know how to make the audience weak in…

Science & Technology

Facebook extends Instagram AR feature

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk CALIFORNIA: Facebook opened its Spark AR platform to the public on Instagram, enabling users to create and publish custom AR special effects, and reportedly pitching the company head-to-head against Snapchat’s Lenses feature. Instagram first rolled out AR effects in May 2018, and Facebook said more than 1 billion people have used Spark AR-powered…

Steroid-tools-based social media affecting domestic value-bonds

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: In the cyber world of modern steroid technology, Internet is playing a pivotal role in constructing human life, but, at the same time, deteriorating the social lives of the individuals through breaking domestic and social value-bonds and standings of society. The social media is one of the largest modern-day facility provider tool.…

Sub-Saharan Africa’s future linked to technology

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2019

Monitoring Desk KIGALI: Sub-Saharan Africa’s future is intertwined with technology, which offers great promise for the region’s growth and development across all economic sectors. At least 239 million people across the region were connected to the internet by the end of 2018, according to a recent report by the Global System for Mobile Communications Association…

UN probing 35 North Korean cyberattacks

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2019

Monitoring Desk UNITED NATIONS: UN experts say they are investigating at least 35 instances in 17 countries of North Koreans using cyberattacks to illegally raise money for weapons of mass destruction programs and they are calling for sanctions against ships providing gasoline and diesel to the country. Last week, The Associated Press quoted a summary…

Quantum Teleportation has been reported in a Qutrit for the first time

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2019

Monitoring Desk CALIFORNIA: It’s time to celebrate another first in the field of quantum physics: scientists have been able to ‘teleport’ a qutrit, or a piece of quantum information based on three states, opening up a whole host of new possibilities for quantum computing and communication. Up until now, quantum teleportation has only been managed…

Scientists uncover new insights into the origin of life

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: New research investigated whether early Earth could have supported some of the conditions required for the building blocks of life — as proposed by a famous experiment. Turns out it did. How did we get here? That’s one of the big questions that has been vexing humans probably since we first became…

Health

Machine learning reveals links between genetic factors and behavior

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk UTAH: Researchers at the University of Utah Health have used machine learning to start making links between seemingly instinctive, random behaviors and the genetic factors that shape such behaviors. Using machine learning to study mice with differences in their genetics and age, the team found that these differences influenced the behavioral sequences the…

Eating more plant-based foods may be linked to better heart health

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Eating mostly plant-based foods and fewer animal-based foods may be linked to better heart health and a lower risk of dying from a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular disease according to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American…

Replacing red meat with poultry may decrease breast cancer risk, study finds

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2019

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Eating poultry instead of red meat may reduce breast cancer risk in women by more than a quarter, a new study suggests. A group of researchers from the U.S. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences conducted research among 42,012 women over seven and a half years, observing the types of meat they…

Do not eat excessive meat on Eid ul Azha, doctors warn

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Doctors have warned that meat lovers can fall prey to several diseases during Eid ul Azha if they eat excessive amounts of meat as doing so can cause diarrhea, vomiting, high blood pressure and excess uric acid in the body. Doctors have recommended that people should be wary of eating large quantity…

Scientists uncover new insights into the origin of life

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: New research investigated whether early Earth could have supported some of the conditions required for the building blocks of life — as proposed by a famous experiment. Turns out it did. How did we get here? That’s one of the big questions that has been vexing humans probably since we first became…

Is there a link between dark chocolate and depression?

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2019

Monitoring Desk LONDON: A survey-based study looking at chocolate consumption and depression finds that people who eat dark chocolate are less likely to report depressive symptoms. What do these findings mean, and can we trust them? Over the years, chocolate has been the focus of a great deal of research. Thanks to its flavor and…

Travel

Turkey: Tourism booms during Eid holidays

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk ISTANBUL: Turkey’s resort towns saw a 100 percent occupancy rate with the Eid al-Adha holiday, including the southern province of Antalya and Aegean province of Muğla, the top two favorite destinations of both domestic and foreign tourists. “We had a great Eid al-Adha holiday as a country. We projected 5.5 million citizens to…

Turkey tourism revives since freedom from ISIL

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2019

Monitoring Desk ISTANBUL: Turkey’s government is encouraging tourists to visit an ancient city which was controlled by fighters of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) group, not so long ago. The ancient city of Karkamesh straddles the Turkey-Syria border. The extensive ruins on the Syrian side of the border were…

Indonesia hopes to develop more tourism sites

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2019

Monitoring Desk YOGYAKARTA: Hundreds of tourists, many of them young Westerners, sat on gray stone steps atop the world’s largest Buddhist temple, occasionally checking cellphones or whispering to each other as they waited for daylight. Sunrise wasn’t spectacular on that recent summer day. But even an ordinary dawn at Borobudur Temple — nine stone tiers…

HK protests: How badly has tourism been affected?

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2019

Monitoring Desk HONG KONG: Protesters in Hong Kong have begun a three-day sit-in at the city’s international airport – a day after the US warned citizens to “exercise increased caution” when travelling there. Several other nations – including Australia, the UK, Ireland, Singapore and Japan – have also issued heightened travel advisories over what the…

Tehran has its eye on visitors from China

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2019

Monitoring Desk TEHRAN: Fancy a stroll through the ruins of Persepolis, from which the ancient Persian kings Darius and Xerxes once ruled their empires? Or a shopping trip under the vaulted ceilings of the Tabriz souks? Or if action is more your style, how about scuba diving off Kish Island? Or snowboarding in the Alborz…

Israel witnesses 10% increase in tourists

By The Frontier Post | August 8, 2019

Monitoring Desk JERUSALEM: Nearly 2.6 million tourist entries into Israel have been recorded since the start of the year, representing a 9.8% increase compared to the same period last year, according to new data published Monday by the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Building on two consecutive record-breaking years of incoming tourism, 2.587 million tourists…

Articles

Message behind release of Iranian oil tanker

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2019

Mohammad Ghaderi The Gibraltar court ordered the Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 to be released. The tanker was seized by the British Royal Marines about a month ago.  This verdict was the ending of an elaborate game designed by John Bolton National Security Advisor of the United States and Mike Pompeo, carried out by the…

Turkey-China relations and beyond

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

Muhammet Ali Guler Official relations between Turkey and China began in 1971, and from that time, they have seen ups and downs. Over the last decade, however, relations have seen observable improvements, mainly in the political, economic and cultural fields. In the political domain, the leaders of the two sides have advocated stable discourse and…

Mind Mapping the Money Laundering regime in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2019

Shahid Ilyas Khan Money laundering is one of the most complex form of all white collar crimes. It is rightly called the ‘’Dirty money’’ as it has far reaching negative effect upon the economy of any country. In Pakistan this phenomenon has been increasing at an alarming speed due to the ill gotten money which…

Pakistan Must Act: Swiftly and Smartly!

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2019

Iqbal Khan Cardinal question for the moment is: Will NarendraModi’spremediated triggering of crisis in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK) snowball enough to incite and invoke US led intervention by the UN to throw up a win-win solution for one of the oldest disputes on the UN agenda? Presumably, Modi initiated the process on side-lines of recent…

China-US ‘beggar thy neighbor’ trade war hurts us all

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2019

Abdel Aziz Aluwaisheg The “no holds barred” China-US trade war is pushing the world into recession. Both the World Trade Organization (WTO) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) have warned that a global crisis could be the outcome of this war along with rising protectionism. As energy supplier to the world, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) economies…

Silly season before storm called Boris

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2019

Jon Gaunt I know that August is traditionally seen as the silly season by most newspapers and broadcasters but this year has surpassed all others by a country mile. We have had whales off Cornwall, it can only be days before we have the shark scare stories in Skeggy and then, of course, we have…

Editorial

Quetta seminary blast

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2019

An Improvised Explosive Device blast killed five worshipers and injured 22 others in a religious seminary in Kuchlac area 25 kilometers away from Quetta. The terror incidents in the restive Baluchistan Province are continuously on the rise. This is the fourth incident of bomb blasts that have taken place in the city of Quetta and…

Taking Kashmir dispute to UNSC

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2019

A consultative meeting of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), with all 15 members present, was briefed about the Indian illegal decision to annex the occupied Kashmir and human rights violations there. Pakistani’s Ambassador at the United Nations Dr. Maleeha Lodhi along with Chinese envoy in a media briefing described it a first step to…

Unemployed PhD scholars

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

Unfortunately, over the past 30 years the ruling political elite has pushed Pakistan into the list of nations where no value and importance is given to the people of contemporary knowledge and research. A prominently published news item in a Urdu daily newspaper has highlighted the plight of 14,151 PhD scholars who have completed their…

Climate change versus water resources

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

Pakistan is among the highly vulnerable countries to the devastating impact of climate change due to global warming caused by emission of green hose gases. The major carbon monoxide emisser countries are the United States, China and India. Other developed countries of Europe and Asia have installed carbon scrubbles in industries and thermal power stations…

Painting rosy picture for future

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2019

Governor State Bank of Pakistan, Dr. Reza Baqir has defended the tough economic reforms of the government and has claimed that economy is moving forward on the recovery path, which means that recessionary phase has ended. He predicted economic stability in due course of time and said that gradual surge in economic growth will benefit…

Stern warnings

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2019

Prime Minister Imran Khan, while addressing a special session of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Assembly, issued a stern warning to his Indian counterpart against any act of aggression in the shape crossing the line of control as it will get a robust response. He deplored the indifferent attitude of International of International Community against the…

Letters to Editor

Ignore Pakistan at your own peril

By The Frontier Post | May 30, 2019

With cricket’s greatest carnival underway in England, the 10 best teams are raring to go. With the quality of cricket played by all contenders over the last few years, this edition of the Cricket World Cup is expected to produce some of the most exciting, nail-biting thrillers to-date. Pakistan enters the World Cup as the…

Police high handedness and aggrieved people

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2019

Through the lines of your esteemed news paper, i would like to draw the attention of the concerned authorities towards the sorry state of affairs of the people at the hands of police. Despite the tall claims made (still making) by previous government of reforming police department, no improvement whatsoever is seen in our area…

Stop child labour

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2019

“One who does not show mercy to our children is not from my community” [Holy Prophet (SAW)] Kindness towards children was one of the Prophet’s special characteristics. Children are flowers of heaven and they are the beautiful creation of God. Child labour is a terrible and big crime. In Pakistan it is an ever growing…

The devaluation of economy

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2019

What is behind the devaluation of Pakistani currency? What are its effects on our economy? The Pakistani currency has experienced a worst fall against the US dollar ever in the history of Rs 143 per Dollar. The rupee has lost about 35 percent since the first devaluation in Dec 2017. PM Imran Khan on the…

Rumors about abolishing of tax – free status of Malakand

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2019

It has been reportedly learnt that the Chief minister of KP Mahmood Khan has issued directives to all the ministries/ departments and quarters concerned to fulfill all the legal formalities before tabling any bill or law in the house for legislation. They have been further directed to share and discuss the theme of the bill…

Working women issues

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2019

In the past few years, the role of a woman has changed drastically in Pakistan. Women are now stepping out of their houses to earn and break free from all stereotypes that confine women to live inside home. Women can now be seen working as fire fighters, pilots,air traffic Controllers, bankers, company executives, labourers, farmers…