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New Zealand defeat Pakistan by four runs in first Test match

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk ABU DHABI: Pakistan faced a humiliating defeat in the first Test match against New Zealand by four runs on Monday in Abu Dhabi. Pakistan team were in a good position as the green shirts were just 46 runs away from winning the first Test against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi on Monday despite […]

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Katas Raj case: SC orders DG Khan cement factory to deposit Rs 100 million in Dam Fund

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has ordered the DG Khan Cement Company Limited to deposit Rs100 million into the apex court Dam Fund after wrapping up the Katas Raj case,  on Monday. According to details, Rs80m has been charged as a cost for water used by the factory in production while remaining […]

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Anti-encroachment drive continues in Arambagh, Lighthouse areas of Karachi

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The anti-encroachment drive have been expanded Arambagh, lighthouse area of Karachi after clearing out illegal constructions from the historic Empress Market, on Monday. According to reports, the Karachi Municipal Corporation (KMC) personnel warned the shopkeepers via loudspeakers the previous day that all the illegal construction on the lighthouse nullah will be demolished […]

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JIT probe was biased against Sharif family, says Nawaz

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif has requested the accountability court to reject the statements recorded by Panama Joint Investigation Team (JIT) as it was totally biased. This he said while recording his statement in Al-Azizia reference on Monday in the accountability court headed by judge Justice Mohammad Arshad, the former PM continued […]

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Apex Court forms larger bench to establish new JIT in Model Town tragedy

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has ordered formation of a larger bench to establish a new Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to investigate the Model Town tragedy, on Monday. Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar headed a two-judge bench at the Lahore Registry today. The petitioner has sought formation of a new investigation panel […]

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Pakistan, UAE agree to strengthen economic ties, cooperation against money laundering

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sunday resolved to strengthen bilateral trade and economic ties, besides fostering cooperation to deal with transnational organized crime, including money laundering. drug trafficking and human trafficking. The bilateral ties were discussed in the meetings between the UAE leadership and Prime Minister Imran Khan who paid […]

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Global

APEC summit ends with no communiqué amid China-US differences

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2018

PORT MORESBY (AP): An acrimonious meeting of world leaders in Papua New Guinea failed to agree Sunday on a final communique, highlighting widening divisions between global powers the US and China. The 21 nations at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Port Moresby struggled to bridge differences on the role of the World Trade Organization, […]

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Brexit: UK prepares to deploy troops on streets amid ‘no-deal’ chaos fears

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2018

LONDON (Sputnik): A report by The Sunday Times, which cited an unnamed source in the UK’s armed forces, came as a draft Brexit deal proposed by UK Prime Minister Theresa May faces significant backlash and opposition even within her Cabinet, having already led to several resignations. According to The Sunday Times, citing an anonymous source […]

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UK PM May: Getting rid of me risks delaying Brexit

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday toppling her would risk delaying Brexit and she would not let talk of a leadership challenge distract her from a critical week of negotiations. Since unveiling a draft divorce deal with the European Union on Wednesday, May’s premiership has been thrust into crisis by […]

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Boko Haram spox killed in NE Nigeria: Army

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2018

LAGOS, Nigeria (AA): A spokesman of Nigeria’s Boko Haram terrorist movement has been killed in a military operation in the country’s northeastern Borno state, the army said late Saturday. “Reports available reveal that one Sale Ahmad Sale a. k. a. Baban Hassan the leader of Al-Barnawi Media group, a faction of Boko Haram was killed […]

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US to issue Khashoggi report next week: Trump

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2018

WASHINGTON (AA): U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday the U.S. will issue a “very full report” on the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi early next week. The report, which Trump said will be released either on Monday or Tuesday, is slated to assess what “we think the overall impact was and who caused […]

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Three killed in blast in Amritsar, India

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2018

AMRITSAR (AFP): A blast at a religious ceremony in India’s Punjab state Sunday killed at least three people and injured 10, police said. Media reports said two armed men on a motorcycle forced their way into a building where the Nirankari spiritual group was meeting. They brandished a pistol at a woman at the gate […]

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Pakistan

SC directs NAB officials to ‘work properly’ in Ashiana Housing case

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Monday while hearing the Ashiana Iqbal Housing Scheme case directed National Accountability Bureau (NAB) officials to “work properly”. A three-judge bench headed by Justice Azmat Saeed heard bail pleas of Ashiana Iqbal Housing Scheme case suspects Munir Zia and Imtiaz Haider. As the hearing went under way, the […]

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SC orders conditional removal of ex-overseas commissioner’s name from ECL

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Supreme Court of Pakistan on Monday ordered conditional removal of the name of former commissioner of the Punjab Overseas Pakistanis Commission, Afzal Bhatti, from the exit control (ECL) list. A two-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heard the case at Lahore registry. Director General National […]

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SHC seeks record of fee hike by private schools since 2005

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Monday sought record from the director general of private schools regarding fee hike during last 13 years. While hearing the contempt of court proceedings against private schools over non-compliance of the court orders, the SHC bench also sought details of private schools that increased fee without […]

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PM Imran formally requests for regularization of Bani Gala property

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on has formally submitted a request for regularization of his properties in Bani Gala. According to local news channel report, PM Imran Khan submitted papers before Capital Development Authority (CDA) on Monday regarding his two properties including is 250 kanal residence and an adjoining property in the federal […]

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Three killed, nine injured in Sehwan Sharif road mishap

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2018

F.P. Report SEHWAN SHARIF: As many as three people were killed and nine others were injured when a speeding van collided with a car at the Indus Highway near Sehwan Sharif on Sunday night. According to reports, the accident was occurred in Lucky Shah Saddar area and the deceased were identified as car driver Bashir […]

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PPP can’t use Sindh card to blackmail anymore: PTI

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Responding to Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari’s criticism, Provincial Minister of Punjab for Local Government and Community Development Aleem Khan on Sunday stated that PPP couldn’t use Sindh card anymore for the purpose of blackmailing. Taking a jibe at Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Khan stated that former could not hide […]

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Afghanistan

Gen. Dunford says Taliban ‘are not losing’ in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2018

KABUL (TOLONews): The Chairman of the JointChiefs of Staff of the U.S. Military General Joseph Dunford has said that the Taliban ‘are not losing’ in Afghanistan. Gen. Joseph Dunford has reportedly made the remarks in a security forum in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Emphasizing that much more needs to be done to bring peace to the […]

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Key Taliban commanders among 7 detained by Afghan Commandos in Takhar

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2018

TAKHAR (KHAAMA PRESS): At least seven Taliban militants including two of their key commanders were detained during a Special Operation of the Afghan Army Commando forces in Takhar province. The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in the North in a statement said the Afghan Commandos conducted Special Operations in Qara Hindu and Qalbaras […]

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District chief, intelligence director killed in Logar roadside bombing

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2018

PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): A district chief and intelligence director for Baraki Barak district have been killed in a roadside bombing in central Logar province, officials said on Sunday. Police spokesman Shapoor Ahmadzai told Pajhwok Afghan News the blast took place in Sherwaza area of Pul-i-Alam City, the provincial capital when the officials heading to office on […]

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Foreign Minister meets Indian Ambassador to Kabul

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2018

KABUL (BNA): Salahuddin Rabbani, Minister of Foreign Affairs met with Mr. Vinay Kumar, ambassador of the Republic of India to Kabul in his office late yesterday. According to Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ spokesman press office to BNA, the Indian ambassador’s call comes before the upcoming Geneva Conference. The two sides discussed and exchanged views on […]

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Ghani met with Haji Mohaqiq, other political leaders to discuss peace efforts

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2018

KABUL (KHAAMA PRESS): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on Saturday met with Haji Mohammad Mohaqiq and other political leaders to discuss the ongoing efforts regarding reconciliation process. The Office of the President, ARG Palace, in a statement said President Ghani on met with Haji Mohammad Mohaqiq, Sadiq Mudabir, Asadullah Sadati, Mohammad Akbari, Syed Ali Kazemi, Abdul […]

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Lawmakers against interim setup, stress timely presidential elections

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): Some Wolesi Jirga members have termed the formation of interim government as the beginning of another civil war in the country and asked the government to come up with a clear peace strategy. Some Lawmaker said the situation in Ghazni’s Malistan and Jaghori districts was unstable and asked the government to provide assistance […]

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Business

Aston Martin targets ME with new team

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2018

ABU DHABI (Gulf News): With the Formula One weekend just around the corner, Aston Martin has announced its plans for their first ultra-luxury vehicle — the DBX — which is expected to go on sale in 2020. The car of choice for British spy James Bond, Aston Martin made a comeback in the elite segment […]

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Weekly inflation rises 0.42 per cent

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Weekly inflation for the week ended on November 15 for the combined income group posted an increase of 0.42 percent as compared to the previous week. The Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI) for the week under review in the combined group was recorded at 238.7 points against 237.7 points registered in the previous […]

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PIA resumes operations on Muscat route

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has resumed operations on Muscat route after a gap of over one year. PIA Spokesperson Mashhood Tajwar on Sunday said that the decision was taken after anticipating high traffic flow on the route. He said a PIA flight PK229 took off from Lahore Airport for Oman last night, […]

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How to Prepare for the Harsh Winter Climate

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2018

To some, it’s a wonderful time of year but to others, it’s a time that cannot be over fast enough and the thought of it arriving fills them with a sense of resigned dread. That’s right – the winter season is fast approaching and bringing with it cold temperatures, snow, sleet, ice and having to […]

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How Managers Should Respond When Bribes Are Business as Usual

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

David Montero Corporate bribery—that is, the practice of companies paying government officials for preferential treatment—is not only illegal  in dozens of countries. Studies show that it’s also counterproductive resulting in lower profit margins, return on equity, and employee morale; costly delays as players haggle over the size of the kickback; and poverty and poor governance […]

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Euro zone inflation hit six year high in October

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk BRUSSELS: Euro zone inflation rose in October at its fastest pace in nearly six years, driven by energy prices, the European Union statistics agency said today, confirming its earlier estimate. But the core inflation measure which excludes energy and food was revised down. Eurostat said that consumer prices in the euro zone rose […]

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Sports

England beat USA on Rooney farewell

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): England eased to a 3-0 victory over United States at Wembley with goals from Jesse Lingard, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Callum Wilson. Wayne Rooney played 33 minutes on his England farewell but failed to get on the scoresheet as two experimental teams went head to head. England were fast out of the blocks fast […]

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Barcelona star Lionel Messi will play for Argentina again – Lionel Scaloni

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

CORDOBA (Agencies): Argentina interim coach Lionel Scaloni is confident that Lionel Messi’s absence from La Albiceleste since the World Cup is only temporary, but hasn’t talked about the subject to the Barcelona forward. “I’ve not spoken with him about whether he’s coming to the Copa America,” Scaloni told a news conference in Buenos Aires ahead […]

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Smith, Warner to make IPL return next year

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

MUMBAI (Agencies): Former Australia captain Steve Smith and vice-captain David Warner have been retained by their respective Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises after the duo missed the previous edition following the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa. The pair are serving year-long bans for their part in the Cape Town incident in March and were barred […]

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Brilliant Root ton puts England on top against Sri Lanka

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

PALLEKELE (Agencies): England captain Joe Root hit a brilliant century to put his team in a strong position in their quest for a series-clinching victory on the third day of the second test against Sri Lanka on Friday. Opener Rory Burns had earlier struck his maiden fifty as England, who lead the three-match series 1-0 […]

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Federer eases past Anderson to reach last four

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

LONDON: Roger Federer gained sweet revenge over Kevin Anderson at the ATP Finals on Thursday but is putting thoughts of his 100th title to the back of his mind after both players reached the last four. The Swiss broke the giant South African’s serve four times in a comprehensive 6-4, 6-3 victory at London’s O2 […]

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Pakistan hold edge after New Zealand dismissed for 153

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

Abu Dhabi (Agencies): Leg-spinner Yasir Shah led a double-barrelled attack of spin and pace to leave Pakistan sitting comfortably on the opening day of the first Test against New Zealand on Friday. Yasir spearheaded Pakistan’s wicket-taking with 3-54 as New Zealand, who won the toss and batted on a grassless Sheikh Zayed Stadium pitch, were […]

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Fashion & Movies

Bollywood pour in wishes for newlyweds Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone are the couple of the moment and there is no denying that. The couple got married in Konkani and Sindhi style near Lake Como, Italy. Many ceremonies took place over three to four days as the couple and their close friends and family members had a memorable […]

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Kajol, Ajay Devgn, appeared together on ‘Koffee With Karan-6’

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Not everyday it happens when we see Karan Johar and Ajay Devgn under one roof. This time around, thanks to Kajol, who has managed to bring together her favourite men and have a good time together while sipping some hot Koffee. This has come as a pleasant surprise for all of us […]

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Salman Khan shares a picture from ‘Bharat’

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif have been shooting for Bharat since the mid of this year. The duo has pulled all possible strings to make this one a spectacle. Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, the film has been shot at various locations from Malta to Ludhiana. Disha Patani is also a part […]

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‘Thugs of Hindostan’ struggle on day 6 at box office

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Thugs of Hindostan, the big Diwali release of the year, has been struggling at the box office ever since its earnings came crashing down on its day two. The film that boasts of a stellar star cast including Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh collected around Rs 4 […]

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Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh are officially married couple

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk ITALY: Two of the Bollywood’s undisputed stars Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone are now married. According to India Today, the couple has tied the knot in holy matrimony. The Konkani-style nuptials of the power couple just got over now and Ranveer and Deepika are an officially married couple now! The couple wanted their […]

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Final season of Game of Thrones will premier in April next year

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: The final season of Game of Thrones will premier in April 2019, HBO confirmed. Winter had arrived in Westeros, but the wait seems eternal for the fans of the fantasy series. The final season will consist of just six episodes, each reportedly being feature-length or close to feature-length in runtime Season 7 […]

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Science & Technology

NASA to launch Falcon 9 for important science missions

By The Frontier Post | November 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: NASA has certified SpaceX’s Falcon 9 to launch the agency’s most important science missions, giving the agency new options that could result in lower costs. SpaceX said that the NASA Launch Services Program (LSP) awarded its Category 3 certification for the company’s Falcon 9 rocket. That certification allows NASA to use the […]

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Samsung unveils first glimpse of foldable phone

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters): Samsung unveiled its much-anticipated foldable phone in San Francisco on Wednesday, urging Android developers to start writing apps for it. The South Korean tech company needs to get the foldable phone right to reverse steep declines in profit for its mobile division and restore some of the cachet its brand has lost […]

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Apple stops production of iPhone XR after lacklustre response

By The Frontier Post | November 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk CALIFORNIA: Apple has told its top smartphone assemblers Foxconn and Pegatron to pause plans for additional production lines of its new iPhone XR. According to Nikkei, this means that Foxconn will be producing nearly 100,000 units less every day based on the new estimates available. The other two models, especially the iPhone XS […]

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Bird to introduce electric scooter pilot in UK capital

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2018

LONDON (The Verge): Electric scooter hire company Bird is dipping a first toe into the murky waters of London as part of an ongoing expansion into Europe. The company is launching its hire vehicles on a single route in the city’s Olympic Park — the only way to get around a longstanding legal ban of […]

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Russia to establish long-term base on the Moon

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: Russia plans to establish a long-term base on the moon as it aims to colonize it over the next two decades, the head of Russia’s federal space agency, Roscosmos, has said. Roscosmos has received hundreds of applications from aspiring cosmonauts willing to become the first Russians to go to the moon by […]

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LG electronics to develop smart cart for supermarket chain

By The Frontier Post | November 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk SEOUL: LG Electronics will co-develop a smart cart for use in South Korean supermarket chain E-mart, the company has announced. The goal is to offer a new shopping experience for customers that is accessible, the companies said. Customers won’t have to push the cart, as it will instead follow them around the store. […]

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Health

Cholera outbreak kills 175 in Nigeria

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2018

NAIROBI (AFP): Suspected cholera cases have jumped in northeast Nigeria where Boko Haram violence has forced tens of thousands of people to seek refuge in crowded camps, the Norwegian Refugee Council said on Monday. The humanitarian group said 10 000 people have been affected by the fast-spreading cholera outbreak and 175 people have died in […]

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World Pneumonia Day passed unnoticed

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2018

Rifaqat Ullah Razarwal CHARSADDA: As all the attention of health departments is on polio this year World Pneumonia Day passed unnoticed here at Charsadda. However most of the people who use cell phones received an SMS from family’s doctors that people should vaccinate their children against pneumonia. World Pneumonia Day is observed on November 12 […]

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Antimicrobial resistance causing 700,000 deaths annually

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2018

F.P. Report MUZAFFARABAD: The world health organization (WHO) has characterized the antimicrobial resistance (AMR) as one of the biggest threats to public health claiming approximately 700,000 deaths per year around the globe which could increase to 10 million each year by 2050 if appropriate measures are not taken to address the alarming issue, health experts […]

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Cigarette smoking rate declines in US

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

NEW YORK (AFP): Cigarette smoking is losing popularity in the United States, where health officials Thursday announced just 14 percent of the population now smokes, the lowest level ever recorded in the country. Some 34 million US adults smoke cigarettes, according to a 2017 survey by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The […]

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Conjoined Bhutanese twins separated in Melbourne

By The Frontier Post | November 10, 2018

MELBOURNE (AFP): Australian surgeons on Friday successfully separated 15-month-old Bhutanese twins, Nima and Dawa, who had been joined at the torso. The team of more than 20 doctors and nurses spent six hours operating on the pair, who shared a liver but no other major organs, to the relief of the surgeons. “We didn´t find […]

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Govt wants to make Pakistan polio-free: PM

By The Frontier Post | November 10, 2018

F.P. Report Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan while directing chief ministers, governors and chief secretaries of all four provinces to speed up campaign for elimination of polio in their provinces said eradication of polio is our national responsibility. PM vowed that they will make all out efforts to make Pakistan polio free. PM was heading […]

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Travel

UAE airlines offer special fares to celebrate National Day 

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: A lot of UAE expatriates look forward to going home for the holidays, especially around Christmas and New Year. Others are also probably eyeing a short getaway during the upcoming UAE National Day. However, the cost of air tickets tend to cut into the holiday cheer, as airfares normally go up during […]

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Emirates cuts fees for home check-in

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

DUBAI (Gulf News): Emirates is lowering the cost of its home check-in service as it prepares to cope with a huge travel rush during the upcoming holidays. The UAE-based carrier said on Sunday that it is cutting the price of its recently launched facility by Dh100 less, to encourage more passengers to complete all check-in […]

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Ryanair plane seized by French authorities

By The Frontier Post | November 10, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): A Ryanair plane has been seized by French authorities in a row over money in the latest problem for the airline. The French civil aviation authority grounded the Boeing 737 on Thursday at Bordeaux airport, before it was due to fly to Stansted with 149 passengers. It said the move was “a […]

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Indonesian aircraft delayed after passengers refuse to board flight over stinky planeload

By The Frontier Post | November 8, 2018

JAKARTA (AFP): A cargo of pungent durian fruit led an Indonesian plane to be delayed for an hour after passengers turned their noses up at the funky freight and refused to fly. Durian is highly popular in Southeast Asia but very divisive. While some consider it the “king of fruits”, likening its creamy texture and […]

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Turkey hosts over 180M air passengers in Jan-Oct

By The Frontier Post | November 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: The number of passengers passing through Turkish airports reached 182.7 million in the January-October period, the country’s airport authority said on Wednesday. Passenger traffic rose 10.8 percent in the first 10 months of 2018, up from 164.8 million in the same period of 2017, according to the General Directorate of State Airports […]

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Passenger cheats new hand luggage policy of Ryanair

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2018

LONDON: A Ryanair passenger got around the airline’s new hand luggage policy in ingenious, if unfashionable, style. Lee Cimino, 30, booked flights to Belfast for a weekend away, only to discover the budget airline’s new baggage policy came into force two days beforehand. From 1 November, Ryanair reduced its free hand luggage amount from two […]

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Articles

Borders and flags of Middle East 100 years on

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2018

Zekeriya Kursun For the Ottoman Empire, the First World War ended on Oct. 30 , while for other countries it ended on Nov. 11, 1918. Although it has been 100 years, Europe, which is responsible for the war, still spears to be under its effects, even though their problems seem to be resolved. Instead of […]

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What should Asia expect from Trump after the US midterms?

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

Ross Darrell Feingold Much like the rest of the world, Asian countries carefully watched the US midterm elections, anxious about how its outcome would affect US foreign policy. Although the Democrats taking the House of Representatives prompted much speculation about a congressional gridlock, this is unlikely to influence the policy direction President Donald Trump has […]

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Effects of global warming on climate of Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | November 11, 2018

Rimsha Baloch According to the profile of Pakistan, it is an autonomous country that occupies a strategic location in South Asia, with a wide variety of landscapes. On the southern side, the country has a coastline border of 1046 km along the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman while the northern side exhibits the […]

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Preparing for Masked Security of Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | November 10, 2018

Rafiullah Khan On 18 October 2018, during an attack in Afghanistan, Kandahar’s Governor, General Abdul Raziq (Police Chief), Provincial Chief of Afghan intelligence Agency (NDS), along with three US intelligence Agency (CIA) operatives got killed. It was revealed that an intelligence setup was established inside the Afghan Governor House to maintain optimum secrecy and deception. […]

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Why are Iranian oil vessels vanishing at sea?

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

Saad Hasan In 2014 an oil tanker coming from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) carrying diesel fuel disappeared from global tracking satellites in the Arabian Sea on its way to a Pakistani port. When its transponder—which signals the vessel’s location—was switched back on, it showed the ship had made a stop at a port in […]

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Ceasefire violations by India

By The Frontier Post | November 8, 2018

Mike Lima 22 years old and mother of two young daughters, Munazza Bibi of Pakka Kotha village in Bhimber District of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, when left her house  on 3rd November 2018 to work in the fields, would never have thought that it was going to be the last day of her life and that […]

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Editorial

Poverty alleviation

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2018

The Prime Minister Imran Khan unveiled the poverty alleviation initiative of his government by laying the foundation of a shelter house in Lahore. Speaking on this occasion, the Prime Minster said it would be coordinated effort of all state organs working on the poverty reduction project. He said that all relevant state organs will work […]

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Reforming FBR

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

Media reports about the failure of FBR to achieve the downwardly revised estimates of revenue collection reveal that the Prime Minister has hinted either to reform this tax collection body or abolish it to create a new organisation. The performance of Custom Department of the FBR is not that bad, however, the Inland Revenue Services […]

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Narrowing trade gap

By The Frontier Post | November 11, 2018

The current account deficit—the most worrying macroeconomic imbalance—marginally contracted to $ 11.8 billion in the first four months of the current fiscal year on the back of almost flat growth in imports for the fourth consecutive month, while pace of increase in exports remained steady despite numerous rounds of currency depreciations. The $ 11.8 billion […]

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IMF concerns

By The Frontier Post | November 10, 2018

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has shown concerns over the implications of energy contracts made under CPEC. The IMF main concern was that in case Central Power Purchasing Agency guaranteed limited default on its payment of power produces who would be picking the cost. Pakistan briefed the fund’s team over on energy and infrastructure projects […]

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Alice Wells visit

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

Alice Wells, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for the US Bureau for South and Central Asian Affairs held talks with federal ministers for foreign affairs and finance. The two sides discussed peace process for Afghanistan and bilateral matters. Foreign Minister Shah Nahmood Quershi said that renewal of Pakistan-US ties is underway and the two […]

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Finance Minister’s optimism

By The Frontier Post | November 8, 2018

Briefing the media about the outcome of Prime Minister’s concluded visit to China, the Finance Mister Asad Umar claimed that Pakistan has overcome an “immediate balance of payment crisis.”He did not divulge the details how the crisis of external balance is averted. However, he did say that Saudi Arabia is supporting Pakistan with $ 6 […]

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Letters to Editor

The future of tribal students

By The Frontier Post | July 17, 2018

This is an accepted fact that the wave of terrorism has made every individual and section of  the then FATA pay an irreparable loss. The houses of the public were destroyed; businesses wereblocked; people became paralyzed psychologically; life and property were looted, and even they were made compelled to quit their houses and live a […]

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Attention required!

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2018

The administrators and citizenry at large of the country are so preoccupied with some national and international issues- like  Panama, terrorism etc.- that hardly some other genuine problems of the society make it to the national media or our public discourse. One of such overlooked issues is Thalassaemia- a rare genetic blood condition that, it […]

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Private schools

By The Frontier Post | July 7, 2018

Through the section of your regarded newspaper, I might want to draw the consideration of individuals on the issue that parents of numerous students of private school complained that they were being compelled to pay the educational fee for the month of June and July. Parents said that they had gotten a circular from the […]

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Ramadan and the profit mongers

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

Ramadan is one of the august and sublime months for all the Muslims around the world. This month is the most awaited one, and it is commemorated with great pomp and show by keeping in mind the sacrosanctity of it. The observers have very special preparation and paraphernalia in order to earn more rewards and […]

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70 years of looting

By The Frontier Post | May 14, 2018

I am writing to highlight the environmental degradation that affecting the Pakistan economy.  It is estimated that damage cost of environmental degradation in Pakistan is at PKRs 346 billion per year. The country is decaying and dying as well as habitant including all living creatures (humans, animals, marine life, etc) over the time. There is […]

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Top management of PIA

By The Frontier Post | May 13, 2018

Every time PIA comes in Media they only talk of Operational Employees of PIA that there is overpopulated employees and a figure is Quoted of high number of employees and so Little Aircraft, and a wrong Impression of PIA is Projected Intentionally or unintentionally as Free Tickets worth 5 Billions according to recent Audit of […]

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