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Top judge assures Musharaf of security on his return to Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar has assured to provide Rangers security to the former president Pervez Musharraf on his return Pakistan to record his statement in National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) case. While resuming the NRO case on Tuesday, the top judge also directed authorities concerned to facilitate him with […]

SC approves in-camera briefing in Asghar case

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has allowed the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to give an in-camera briefing in Asghar Khan case on Tuesday. According to details, Chief Justice of Pakistan, Mian Saqib Nisar headed a three-member bench and it resumed the hearing pertaining to the execution of the implementation of the judgment in the […]

Three more Kashmiri youth martyred by Indian occupied forces

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk SRINAGAR: As many as three more Kashmiri youth were martyred by Indian forces in a fresh act of state terrorism in Indian occupied Kashmir’s (IoK) Kupwara district on Tuesday. Kashmir Media Service reported that all three youth were killed by the Indian occupied forces during violent cordon and search operations in Tangdhar area […]

Apex court to hear Tareen’s petition against disqualification

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court will hear the review petition on Thursday, filed by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Jahangir Tareen against his lifetime disqualification. Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar will lead a three-member bench and Justice Umar Ata Bandial and Justice Faisal Arab, will be the other members of the bench to hear the […]

Congressman Joe Wilson calls on FM Qureshi

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

F.P. Report NEW YORK: Congressman Joe Wilson, a Republican member of the House of Representatives from South Carolina, called on Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi in New York. Congressman Wilson serves on both the House Foreign Affairs and the House Armed Services Committees. In the meeting, the Foreign Minister outlined his Government’s domestic and […]

Money laundering case: Zardari, Faryal appear before banking court

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Co-chairman and former president Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur appeared before banking court in a money laundering case on Tuesday. While talking to media outside the court, Asif Zardari has said that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government presented a ‘mini drama’ not a mini budget. Former president said that […]

Global

EU to agree new sanctions regime for chemical attacks

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

BRUSSELS (Reuters): European Union envoys are set to agree a new mechanism to punish chemical weapons’ attacks by targeting people blamed for using banned munitions regardless of their nationality, diplomats said. The legal regime, based on a French proposal to combat what Paris and London say is the repeated use of chemical weapons by Russia […]

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Among leaders making UN debut: A new mother with baby in tow

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters): At the United Nations this week, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has to contend with some daunting challenges – her debut before world leaders and the sleep schedule of her 3-month-old baby. The 38-year-old Ardern has made global headlines since coming to power last October when she became only the second […]

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500,000 children face ‘immediate danger’: UN

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

TRIPOLI (AFP) Half a million children are in “immediate danger” in Libya’s capital Tripoli due to fighting, the United Nations children’s fund UNICEF said on Monday. Clashes that broke out between rival militias in late August had killed at least 115 people and wounded nearly 400 by Saturday night, according to Libya’s health ministry. UNICEF […]

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Calm opposition leader wins Maldives presidency

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

COLOMBO (AP): Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, the president-elect of the Maldives, spent his youth marching in the streets for democracy. He was elected to Parliament at age 32 as an independent candidate, helping to draw up a new constitution. But unlike other reformers of his generation, Solih was never sidelined by a prison sentence or political […]

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HK pro-independence party formally outlawed

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

HONG KONG (Reuters): Hong Kong authorities formally banned on Monday a group promoting independence from China the first outlawing of a political organization since Britain handed its former colony back to Chinese rule in 1997. The city’s Secretary for Security John Lee announced the ban on the Hong Kong National Party in a brief statement […]

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Thai junta chief eyes role in politics after election

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

BANGKOK (Reuters): Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha is “interested in politics,” he said on Monday, a sign that he sees a public role for himself after a general election promised next year. May next year is the most recent deadline Prayuth’s junta has set for a vote its critics hope will return Thailand to civilian […]

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Pakistan

Asad Umar to chair ECC meeting today

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Asad Umar will chair the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) on Tuesday. According to reports, the ECC will give the green-light for a Rs2 per unit increase in electricity prices. During the last meeting of ECC, it discussed a Rs2 per unit increase in electricity prices in the form of tariffs […]

Aleem says Indian attempts to damage Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

F.P. Report Lahore: Punjab Senior Minister Aleem Khan said that Indian has made an attempt to cause damage to Pakistan through water aggression causing a danger of floods in some districts. Reacting to the release of water by India in Pakistani rivers on Monday Punjab Senior Minister Aleem Khan has advised all concerned department to […]

President expects Pakistan to become polio-free by next year

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi Monday said Pakistan was expected to become polio-free country by next year as the number of cases reported had been reduced to just four this year against hundreds in the past. Talking to media after launching three-day nationwide anti-polio campaign, he said all the vaccination teams deserved applause […]

PHC rejects bail application of accused in Mashal lynching

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Peshawar High Court (PHC) Monday rejected bail application of an accused in Mashal Khan lynching case. A two-member bench headed by Chief Justice rejected the bail application of accused Asad Zia, who was allegedly involved in lynching of Mashal Khan at Wali Khan University Mardan. Barrister Amir Khan Chamkani told the court […]

Atif directs beginning of second phase of youth initiative

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: After successful holding of the first phase of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Youth Impact Challenge Programme, the KP Senior Minister Atif Khan has directed the starting f the second phase of the initiative as soon as possible. The senior minister, who also holds the portfolio of the youth affairs’ said that extending support to […]

Cairo summit stresses new partnerships to reap full potential of CPEC

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Speakers at an international summit in Cairo Monday stressed the need to create new partnerships to reap the full potential of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and the Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) launched by China in year 2013. The two-day ‘CPEC-BRI Cairo Dialogue and Trade Summit – Building Partnership for Trade Transformation’ […]

Afghanistan

President wants Ghazni departments upgraded

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Monday ordered promotion of all Ghazni government departments to first grade in term of staff and said promises made with the people of the southern province should be honored. A statement from the Presidential Palace said the president discussed the issue during a special meeting on Ghazni province in his […]

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10 civilians killed in foreign forces operation in Kapisa

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

KAPISA (TOLONews): At least 10 civilians were allegedly killed in a foreign forces operation in Tagab district of Kapisa province on Sunday night, local officials said Monday. Mahfoz Safi, the provincial council’s deputy chief, said the incident occurred on Sunday night in the Badrab village during a foreign forces operation against Taliban and as a […]

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Terrorism knows no borders, says Ghani

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday vehemently condemned the terrorist attack killed a number of people in the Ahwaz city of Iran. On Saturday, at least 29 people were and 70 others wounded in the assault on a military parade. The dead and wounded included military personnel and civilians watching the event. Gunmen […]

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US pledges $44m to drought-affected families

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The United States government pledged a fresh aid package of $44 million to assist with the drought-affected families in Afghanistan. The US Ambassador to Afghanistan John Bass announced the new US aid package to Afghanistan as he was speaking during a press conference in Kabul Sunday. The Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation, and […]

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70pc work done on using biometrics in polls: IEC

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Independent Election Commission announced completing 70 percent work, including talks with political parties, on the use of biometric system in upcoming elections. The IEC also said it would soon announce its final stance on the matter. The announcement comes amid protests by political parties demanding the induction of biometric system for […]

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Ghani orders work expedited on Dasht-i-Burchi projects

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday directed the Kabul Municipality to expedite work on development projects west of the central capital city. A statement from the Presidential Palace said the president discussed projects in Dashti Burchi area west of Kabul with the deputy mayor and head of the Capital Development Department. Kabul deputy […]

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Business

Oil price jumps as Opec keeps output steady

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Oil prices have hit a four-year high of close to $81 a barrel after Saudi Arabia and Russia rejected calls by Donald Trump to increase production. Brent crude hit its highest since November 2014 at $80.94 a barrel, up 2.7%, before falling back to $80.49. Saudi Arabia leads the Opec oil cartel, […]

Total announces major gas discovery off Shetland

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Energy company Total has announced a major gas discovery off Shetland. Initial tests at a site on the Glendronach prospect indicated there could be about one trillion cubic feet of gas which could be extracted. Total’s Arnaud Breuillac said the discovery could be commercialised by using the current Laggan-Tormore infrastructure. Total has […]

Grow Canada: Coke turns to hemp for victory in cola wars

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

TORONTO (Sputnik):  Cannabis and cannabis-infused products are getting more acceptable in mainstream culture, and even business giants such as Coca-Cola follow the trends; that’s why now the company is thinking on implementing marijuana-infused drinks. The Coca-Cola Company, the world’s largest producer of soda drinks, is considering developing a range of cannabis-infused beverages. The company is […]

World Bank to continue to help Pakistan’s govt

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Having participation from eminent speakers from IFAC, CAPA, SAFA, World Bank, India, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka and Vietnam, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) and Institute of Cost and Management Accountant of Pakistan (ICMAP) jointly hosted the 3rd Financial Reform for Economic Development (FRED) here at a local […]

Turk Eximbank to gather with investors

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: A group of officials from Turk Eximbank is set to visit the UK on September 24-26 to meet international investors. According to a statement on Monday, the Turk Eximbank delegation will be headed by the bank’s General Manager Adnan Yildirim. The bank’s recent operations and its financial situation will be discussed with […]

PTCL & WWF-Pakistan conducts Spellathon in less-privileged schools

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: PTCL, in collaboration with WWF-Pakistan, conducted a Spellathon for 1,000 primary school students from Mashal Model School and Pehli Kiran School, located on the outskirts of Islamabad. A total of 50 students were selected from the spelling competition and were awarded with High Achievers awards. The prize distribution ceremony was attended by […]

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Sports

Federer and Zverev win as Team Europe retain title

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

Chicago (Agencies): Germany’s Alexander Zverev beat South African Kevin Anderson 6-7 (3-7) 7-5 10-7 as Team Europe completed victory over Team World on the final day of the Laver Cup exhibition event in Chicago. Roger Federer also beat John Isner 6-7 (5-7) 7-6 (10-8) 10-7 as Europe retained the trophy 13-8. Earlier Federer and Zverev […]

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Modric threatens to end Ronaldo-Messi era as world’s best

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

Madrid (Agencies): Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi’s decade-long domination of football’s individual awards is under threat from Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder Luka Modric and Liverpool’s Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah when FIFA’s player of the year is announced on Monday. For the first time in 12 years Messi is not even nominated among the three […]

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ICC to hear PCB case against BCCI

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

LAHORE (APP): The International Cricket Council (ICC) will hear Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) case against Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for claiming damages on India’s refusal to play a bilateral cricket series from October 1-3 at its headquarters in Dubai. The PCB is being represented by Khwaja Ahmad Hosain, Advocate Supreme Court […]

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PHF confirms hosting of Six-Nation Hockey tourney in Dec

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

ISLAMABAD (APP): Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) Monday confirmed that the Six-Nation Hockey Tournament will take place in Lahore from December 17 to 31. Talking to APP, PHF Secretary Shahbaz Ahmed Sr. said Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) has rescheduled the dates for the event and has included it in their activities calendar. “AHF has given the […]

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Mani wants country to adopt women’s cricket equally

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

KARACHI (PPI): Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Ehsan Mani batted for a more inclusive domestic structure for women and called on all cricket associations in the country to “adopt women’s cricket equally”. Pakistan, currently ranked seventh in the ICC Women’s Team Rankings, are placed fifth on the ICC Women’s Championship standings after having won four and […]

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Mohammad Shahzad approached to underperform in Afghan T20 League

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

DUBAI (Cricinfo): Mohammad Shahzad, the Afghanistan wicketkeeper-batsman, has become the latest high-profile subject of a spot-fixing approach. The offer, made during the ongoing Asia Cup, was to underperform in the inaugural edition of the Afghan Premier League T20 to be played in Sharjah from October 5 to 23. ESPNcricinfo understands that Shahzad immediately reported the […]

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Fashion & Movies

Katrina Kaif looks stunning in her first look from ‘Thugs of Hindostan’

By The Frontier Post | September 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Thugs of Hindostan is without a doubt one of the most awaited films to release this year. The film promises to be visual treat for the audience thanks to the star studded cast of the film along with stunning visual effects. Interestingly, in the film, we will also see Amitabh Bachchan and […]

Alia confirms Mahesh Bhatt’s return as a director with Sadak 2

By The Frontier Post | September 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: On Mahesh Bhatt’s 70th birthday, Alia Bhatt had the perfect news for her father’s fans and followers. The young superstar announced through her Instagram handle that the sequel of Sadak 2 is being directed by Mahesh Bhatt himself. The announcement was made through a teaser that had glimpses of Sadak that released […]

Tiger Shroff likely to be seen in Hollywood movie soon

By The Frontier Post | September 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Tiger Shroff, the actor who has the potential to leave all stunt doubles and dancers behind, is all set to take his chiselled physique to Hollywood. According to a leading daily, Tiger has caught the attention of a top Hollywood producer, Lawrence Kasanoff. The filmmaker flew to Mumbai over the weekend for […]

Kareena Kapoor Khan celebrates 38th birthday

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The Begum of Bollywood, Kareena Kapoor Khan turns 38 today and with it, she starts another year of spreading her infectious vibe. The diva is not just a stunning looking actress but is known to have portrayed some of the most memorable and fun characters of Hindi cinema. Kareena’s birthday surely calls […]

Kajol to recreate Ajay Devgn’s Ruk ruk ruk in her upcoming movie

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Pradeep Sarkar directorial, Helicopter Eela, is inching close to release. It stars Kajol and National Award Winner Riddhi Sen in the lead. Written by Mitesh Shah, the film is co-produced by Ajay Devgn and Jayantilal Gada of Pen India Ltd. Following the trend of recreating iconic songs, this time it’s Ajay Devgn’s […]

Rajkummar Rao increased his fee after Stree success

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The recently released horror comedy – Stree starring Rajkummar Rao and Shraddha Kapoor in the lead – has become a part of the 100 crore club. It has been immensely loved both by the audience and critics. Other than Stree, Rao also has Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga in the […]

Science & Technology

Samsung to reveal new Galaxy device at Galaxy event

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: We all know that Samsung had already launched the most important products it regularly brings to market in the second half of the year. Those devices include the new Galaxy Note series phone and a brand new smartwatch. The company has just announced another Galaxy event. The upcoming Galaxy event will be […]

‘German companies lost billions to cyber attacks’

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk BERLIN: Cyber-attacks and industrial espionage have caused a loss of €43 billion ($50 billion) for German companies in the last two years, a new study has revealed. Sixty-eight percent of German companies have become the victim of a cyber-attack, sabotage, data theft or espionage, German digital association Bitkom said on Thursday. “Many German […]

Apple unveils new iPhones and Watch Series

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk CALIFORNIA: Apple just announced the new iPhones (XS, XS Max, and the XR) and the Apple Watch Series 4. The world’s most valuable company today unveiled new products in the Steve Jobs Theater at the company’s brand new Apple Park headquarters in Cupertino, California. Apple Inc.’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), along with the […]

Vodafone broadband adverts banned

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Adverts for Vodafone broadband have been banned for misleading customers over speeds and reductions in bills. The television and radio ads, featuring actor Martin Freeman, stated: “Vodafone guarantee your home broadband speeds or money off until it’s fixed.” But the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) upheld complaints – including from rival BT – […]

PTCL upgrades its CharJi 4G LTE network

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: In order to provide hi speed and seamless internet experience to its customers, PTCL has recently implemented major upgrade of its CharJi 4G LTE network in Karachi, Islamabad, Rawalpindi and Peshawar. As part of this process, 3G EVO services in these cities will stop working from 17th September 2018. PTCL 3G EVO […]

ITU Telecom World 2018 conference underway in SA

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk JOHANNESBURG: Discussions on several technological developments are underway at the International Telecommunication Union Telecom World 2018, which opened in South Africa Monday. “We are at the dawn of a digital revolution that will reshape the way we work, the way we live and the way we relate to each other,” President Cyril Ramaphosa […]

Health

Health initiative launch for TDPs and Afghan women

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: An initiative to increase access of Afghan and women and girls of temporarily displaced persons (TDPs), and host communities to quality Sexual Reproductive Health services to prevent unplanned pregnancies and decrease deliveries mortality rate was launched here on Monday. The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in collaboration with the government of Pakistan […]

Skin diseases on the rise in Sindh province

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI:  Institute of Skin Diseases Sindh, Karachi, has registered 4,72,830 patients suffering from different skin aliments in last seven months and skin-related 16,165 surgeries were also performed during this time period. As per statistics issued by Institute of Skin Diseases Sindh, a total 4,72,83 patients had been examined at ISDS in last seven […]

Three days polio drive to start from 21st

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

Hafiz Muhammad Aziz-ur-Rehman HAFIZABAD: A Three-Day Anti-Polio campaign would be launched in the district from September 24 in which more than two lakh kids below the age of seven years would be provided anti-polio drops. In this connection, a meeting of the District Anti-Polio Committee was held here under the chairmanship of DC Adnan Arshad […]

Nigeria starts investigation into monkeypox outbreak

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk NAIROBI: Nigeria has launched an investigation to identify the source of a monkeypox outbreak that has infected two people in the UK with the potentially deadly disease. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said it was cooperating with Public Health England after two apparently unrelated cases of monkeypox were reported in Cornwall and […]

Officials directed to make plan for polio refusal cases

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

Ghulam Mursalin Marwat LAKKI MARWAT: Deputy Commissioner Muhammad Kabir Afridi has underlined the need for formulating a strategy to reduce the number of refusal cases by focusing on finding sustainable solutions to the reasons behind parents’ refusal to vaccinate their children against crippling disease. Chairing a meeting of district polio eradication committee at his office, […]

Harare declares cholera emergency

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

HARARE (Reuters): Zimbabwe declared a cholera outbreak in the capital Harare after 20 died from the disease and more than 2,000 people were infected after drinking contaminated water, new Health Minister Obadiah Moyo said on Tuesday. Harare city council has struggled to supply water to some suburbs for more than a decade, forcing residents to […]

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Travel

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 […]

Tunisair wants govt backing to lay off 1,200 workers

By The Frontier Post | August 27, 2018

TUNIS (Reuters): Tunisia’s state airline wants to lay off 1,200 workers to ease financial difficulties which have led to flight delays and the grounding of aircraft due to lack of spare parts, its chief executive told Reuters. Tunisair, which has a fleet of 30 aircraft, employs 8,000 staff, part of a bloated public service which […]

Hawaiian airline to suspend its Beijing flight from October

By The Frontier Post | August 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk HAWAII: Hawaiian Airlines said on Tuesday that it has decided to suspend its thrice-weekly non-stop flight between Honolulu and Beijing after the National Day Golden Week holiday in October. Passengers with tickets for after the end of regular scheduled service will be offered a full refund, or the option of traveling on earlier […]

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Articles

Intensification of disputes in White House

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

Saeed Sobhani Disputes between US President Trump and Secretary of Defense James Mattis have increased. Many media sources in the US are reporting the probable dismissal of Trump’s Secretary of Defense in the coming days. Meanwhile, after the presence of people such as John Bolton and Mike Pumpeo at the White House, Mattises’ power in […]

Not an easy time at all and no thanks to the US

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

Martin Love The world waits to see what the Syrian Arab Army and allies are going to do now that the “West” has warned it will attack Syria if there’s a full scale assault on the terrorists in Idlib. I would humbly suggest surrounding Idlib with a single exit corridor for civilians and starve al […]

Why has Turkey banned rentals in foreign currency?

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2018

Saad Hasan Take a stroll in Istanbul’s famous Grand Bazaar or any of the multiple storied shopping malls built in the city in the past decade. The possibility of you running into a disgruntled merchant is quite high. The  slide in the value of Turkish lira has been distressing for them. The currency has lost […]

It’s unclear whether EU will fall apart, but change is coming

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

Ekaterina Blinova Change is coming, Charles Ortel, a Wall Street analyst, told Sputnik, commenting on the growing discontent with Brussels policies among Europeans and the increasing popularity of nationalist conservative parties. According to the analyst, the EU’s swollen bureaucratic apparatus remains a stumbling block in the way of Europe’s development. “The European Union’s fate is […]

Legislation and implementation of laws are way forward to protect women

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

Laila Shahnawaz Gender-based violence (GBV) is a major public health and human rights issue across the globe. It is prevalent in rich and poor countries, in rural and urban areas, and in situations of conflict and in peace. Whenever there is debate on GBV, the discussion is more about highlighting violence against women as they […]

Is the fall of Idlib solution for Syrian crisis?

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

Mehdi Ilhan Idlib, a town located 60 kilometers from Aleppo and about 25 kilometers from the Turkish border, is strategically important as a gateway for the port of Latakia on the Mediterranean. The M-5 Highway connects Turkey to Jordan through Syrian territory; therefore, this route is not only convenient for foreign fighters crossing into Syria […]

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Editorial

Lingering CPEC controversy

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

The controversy generated by the recent Financial Times report about resetting CPEC priorities refuses to go away despite the clarification issued by the Advisor to the Prime Minster on Commerce and textile that he was quoted out of context by the British newspaper. Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) President Ghazanfar Bilour […]

Kalabagh dam option

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

The Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday said construction of Kalabagh dam could be genuine guarantor of Pakistan’s survival. After Diamer Basha and Mohamand dam, we would build Kalabagh dam as well, if the nation stays united,” he said while addressing a ceremony in Lahore. The Chief Justice said a plan to […]

Depoliticising civil service

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2018

Addressing the top bureaucrats at PM office in Islamabad, Prime Minister Imran Khan assured to isolate the bureaucracy from political interference and asked the civil servants to support the new government in meeting the grave economic challenges confronting the country. “Coming out of financial debt trap and bringing change in colonial mindset of ruling elite […]

Renewable energy resources

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

Power sector is in eternal state of crisis. From Chronic load-shedding to electricity theft, heavy distribution and transmission losses to non-payment of built-up dues because of deliberate default by the influential political and business elite. The electricity woes adversely affect the competitiveness of country’s industry, eroding its exports’ base. When the negotiations were on for […]

Exports’ surge

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

A gradual and steady surge has been witnessed in exports and trade deficit shrank to $ 6.2 billion in the first two months of the current fiscal year. The pace of growth in exports beat increase in imports, indicating government administrative measures have started yielding. The trade deficit for July-August was 1.3 percent lower than […]

Tribal districts’ uplift

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

While presiding over a high level meeting, Prime Minister Imran Khan assured that the Federal government would provide additional resources required for the uplift of tribal areas, besides playing an effective role for allocation of development package meant for the areas out of National Finance Commission (NFC) Award. A few months before the passage of […]

Letters to Editor

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Transformation of schooling in KP

By The Frontier Post | May 11, 2018

According to the 2013 Annual Status of Education Report (ASER), 6o percent of children in fifth grade in KP don’t have even second grade competency in mathematics and language. The challenge for education reform is to improve this dismal outcome. It would be a big step towards making KP children productive citizens in their own […]

Mental illnesses and lack of awareness

By The Frontier Post | May 10, 2018

The word ‘Mental Health’ refers to the healthy mind free from any sort of mental illness or negative thought patterns. These negative thought patterns govern the individual’s actions and behaviors which are actually considered to be abnormal and socially unacceptable. As, we focus on the healthy body we need to emphasize on healthy mind as […]

The concept of hujra and mosque in Pakhtun society

By The Frontier Post | May 9, 2018

For a very long span of time Islamic state of Afghanistan and our beloved province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been the centre of attraction for both national and international media with respect to many factors. It is a general perception regarding Pakhtun people that they are prejudiced and narrow minded by its nature. Even they […]

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