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Mohmand Dam to be completed in five years, says WAPDA chairman

By The Frontier Post | February 11, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Lt Gen (retd) Muzammil Hussain Monday informed the Senate Standing Committee on Water Resources that the Mohmand Dam would be completed within a period of five years through latest technologies. Briefing the Senate body, the Chairman WAPDA said that the proposed time for the completion […]

Punjab govt decides to appoint Hamza Shehbaz as PAC chairman

By The Frontier Post | February 11, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Punjab government on Monday has decided to appoint Leader of Opposition in Punjab Assembly and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Hamza Shehbaz as Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman. According to Dunya News sources, Punjab Law Mnister Raja Basharat said that a meeting would be summoned after the arrival of Punjab CM Sardar […]

PPP demands deal with IMF to be brought before parliament

By The Frontier Post | February 11, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party leader and Opposition leader in the Senate Sherry Rehman said on Monday that the details of the government’s deal with the International Monetary Fund should be presented before the parliament. Senator Sherry Rehman said that the deal with the international financial body should not be kept hidden and the […]

Saudi crown prince to stay at PM House during Pakistan visit

By The Frontier Post | February 11, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: In an unprecedented move, the Pakistan government has decided to reserve the Prime Minister House for Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman’s stay during his upcoming visit to the country later this month. Sources privy to the development told the media that the renovation work at the PM House is currently underway […]

Nandipur project case: Accountability court to announce verdict on Feb 20

By The Frontier Post | February 11, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: An accountability court on Monday has reserved the verdict of Nandipur Power Project case and adjourned the hearing till February 20. According to details, judge Arshad Malik has reserved the verdict after hearing arguments of former law minister Dr Babar Awan, the National Accountability Bureau prosecutor and former prime minister Raja Parvez […]

US diplomat Khalilzad heads 6-nation tour for Afghan peace talks

By The Frontier Post | February 11, 2019

F.P. Report WASHINGTON: The US State Department has said that special US envoy Zalmay Khalizad will lead a large delegation on a six-nation tour, including Afghanistan, Pakistan and others with the aim to boost that Afghan peace process. According to the US state department statement, Zalmay Khalilzad, a former ambassador to Afghanistan who has undertaken […]

Global

N Korea may have made more nuclear bombs, but threat reduced

By The Frontier Post | February 13, 2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters): North Korea has continued to produce bomb fuel while in denuclearization talks with the United States and may have produced enough in the past year to add as many as seven nuclear weapons to its arsenal, according to a study released just weeks before a planned second summit between the North Korean leader […]

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Pompeo says Putin threatening democracies worldwide

By The Frontier Post | February 13, 2019

WASHINGTON (AFP): United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday warned that Russian President Vladimir Putin posed a threat to democracies worldwide as he arrived in Slovakia, the latest stop on a Central European charm offensive aimed at curbing the growing influence of both Moscow and Beijing. “Vladimir Putin is intent on undermining democracies […]

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Brexit: May tells parliament she needs ‘more time’

By The Frontier Post | February 12, 2019

LONDON (AA): British Prime Minister Theresa May asked for more time from lawmakers to carry on talks with EU leaders to convince them for changes into her withdrawal agreement on Tuesday. In a statement she made to the House of Commons, May said the parliament needed to hold its nerve, adding that negotiations for possible […]

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US lawmakers reach tentative deal to avoid government shutdown

By The Frontier Post | February 12, 2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters): US congressional negotiators on Monday reached a tentative deal to try to avert another partial government shutdown on Saturday, but congressional aides said it did not contain the $5.7 billion President Donald Trump wants for a border wall. “We reached an agreement in principle” on funding border security programs through September 30, Republican […]

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Car bomb explodes near Syrian town on border with Turkey

By The Frontier Post | February 12, 2019

ISTANBUL (Reuters): A car bomb exploded at a checkpoint on the outskirts of the Syrian town of al-Rai near the Turkish border on Tuesday, residents and an emergency worker told Reuters. The explosion struck a checkpoint some 5 km (3 miles) away from the border, wounding three policemen and four civilians, an emergency worker in […]

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Ahead of Trump-Kim summit, Seoul eyes Pompeo meeting

By The Frontier Post | February 12, 2019

NEW YORK: Seoul is seeking a one-on-one meeting with U.S. secretary of state days ahead of a scheduled summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. According to Korean news agency Yonhap, South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha is traveling to Poland this week to attend U.S.-sponsored ministerial meeting on peace […]

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Pakistan

PTI should revisit COD, avoid derailing democracy: Wahab

By The Frontier Post | February 14, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: Advisor to Chief Minister Sindh for Information, Law and Anticorruption Barrister Murtaza Wahab has said that democracy is only solution to problems of country and the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) should refrain from derailing country from path of democracy for the sake of power of few days. In a statement issued here on […]

All wishes of Nawaz Sharif cannot be fulfilled: Chohan

By The Frontier Post | February 14, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Punjab Minister for Information and Culture Fayyaz-ul-Hassan Chohan on Wednesday has said that Punjab government can treat former Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif’s cardiac disease but cannot fulfill his wishes. Talking to media, Chohan expressed will to be also included in Public Accounts Committee (PAC). Earlier, the provincial minister said health of […]

Some elements giving linguistic color to Ranjhani murder: CM

By The Frontier Post | February 14, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said Wednesday that some unscrupulous elements are trying to give linguistic colour to the murder of Irshad Ranjhani, as a matter of fact it was a murder of a human being and has been handled as per law of the land. This he said after […]

PM underscores govt’s commitment to facilitate investors in country

By The Frontier Post | February 14, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has underscored the government’s commitment to facilitate investors in undertaking profitable business ventures in the country. He was talking to Chairman of US-based Young Presidents’ Organization Pascal Gerken on Wednesday. Highlighting the huge potential of the country in various sectors of economy, the Prime Minister said tourism is […]

Govt hasn’t fulfilled its promises, says Siraj

By The Frontier Post | February 14, 2019

F.P. Report ATTOCK: Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Pakistan, Senator Sirajul Haq has said that the government has not fulfilled any of its promises and the masses could not be fed on false assurances. He was talking to the media after addressing JI Youth members Ijtema at Attock on Tuesday. JI chief for northern Punjab, Dr Tariq […]

CM appreciates JICA contribution for provision of basic amenities

By The Frontier Post | February 14, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has directed the concerned authorities to as soon as possible finalize the ground work for efficient utilization of the fresh assistance offered by JICA. The Japan International Cooperation Agency has offered assistance and rehabilitation for rural roads of the Province affected by floods, earthquakes and […]

Afghanistan

Five released during operation against Taliban prison

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL/KUNDUZ: Five persons were released from a Taliban prison during operation of Afghan Special Forces in Chardara district in Kunduz province. The released persons were shifted to a base of Afghan forces for proper identification, spokesman for defence ministry Javed Ghafoor Ahmad told Afghan Islamic Press (AIP). Four suspected Taliban gunmen and some […]

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HPC: Foreign troops exit linked to intra-Afghan talks

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The High Peace Council (HPC) said it welcomed every effort that could lead to peace in Afghanistan, adding foreign troop drawdown was linked with progress in Kabul-Taliban direct talks. The HPC in a statement said it has been working to pave the ground for peace and reconciliation and thus closely watched every […]

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Ghani, Abdullah pay rich tributes to Malakzada

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: As lawmaker Dr. Ibrahim Malakzada was laid to rest on Friday, President Ashraf Ghani paid him glowing tributes for his services to the people and protecting the national interest. A two-time member of the Wolesi Jirga, the lower house, from Ghor province, died four days ago. His family said Malakzada had no […]

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Election law amendment draft to be finalized within 2 days

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The draft for the amendment of the election law, an issue which has always been insisted by election observer organizations, presidential candidates and political parties, will be finalized within the next two days, Presidential Palace said in a statement on Friday. According to the statement, a meeting was held at the Presidential […]

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Salang Pass reopens for traffic

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Ministry of Public Works confirms that the Salang Pass is now open to traffic after being closed for several days due to heavy snowfall which triggered many avalanches. The ministry said the operations to clear the pass have concluded and both directions of the pass are now open to traffic. Officials […]

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Consultations held on changes to electoral law

By The Frontier Post | February 8, 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): Political leaders and presidential wannabes discussed amendment to the electoral laws at a meeting here on Friday. The consultative meeting at the Presidential Palace was attended by some candidates, political party heads and their representatives. President Ashraf Ghani’s office said changes to parts of the electoral law and abolition of some sections were debated […]

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Business

Taxes to be reduced once the economy stabilises: Revenue minister

By The Frontier Post | February 2, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Federal Minister for Revenue Hammad Azhar has said that the government was clubbing different taxes to save the businesses from hassle and it will eventually reduce taxes as the economy stabilises. He expressed these views in a meeting with the textile mills’ representatives here in Lahore on Saturday. Azhar said that the […]

Qatar, Exxon to proceed with $10 billion LNG project

By The Frontier Post | February 2, 2019

LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters): Qatar Petroleum and Exxon Mobil Corp are expected to announce plans next week to proceed with a $10 billion project that will expand a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility in Texas, three people familiar with the transaction said. ConocoPhillips, the third partner in the existing import terminal, plans to sell its […]

Long & Foster courts Amazon employees with designated landing site

By The Frontier Post | February 2, 2019

Katishi Maake Long & Foster Real Estate has launched a landing page for Amazon employees who may transfer to Greater Washington as the company establishes a headquarters location in Arlington County this year. The site provides information on the region’s housing market, access to Long & Foster’s Realtor search and details on National Landing, an […]

US Cosmetics Company to Pay $996,080 for Violating North Korea Sanctions

By The Frontier Post | February 2, 2019

WASHINGTON (Sputnik): US cosmetics company ELF has agreed to pay $996,080 for violating North Korea sanctions regulations by importing products with materials made in the country, the Treasury Department said in a statement on Thursday. “The US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) today announced a settlement of $996,080 with e.l.f. […]

Artistic maps of Pakistan and India show embroidery techniques of each region

By The Frontier Post | February 2, 2019

Jessica Stewart Pakistani clothing company Generation has found a clever way to remind us how much textile art can demonstrate the richness of culture. Their textile map of Pakistan, which uses native embroidery techniques to mark different regions, has become a viral sensation, with more than 20,000 shares on Twitter. From traditional Swati embroidery to […]

TSB suffers £105m loss after computer chaos

By The Frontier Post | February 2, 2019

LONDON (BBC News): TSB’s computer meltdown pushed the bank into a £105.4m loss last year, from a £162.7m profit in 2017. The disastrous IT upgrade resulted in £330.2m in costs, to be partly offset by £153m that TSB said it expected to recover from computer provider Sabis. About 80,000 customers switched their bank account away […]

Sports

Pakistan to play for pride, S Africa eye whitewash

By The Frontier Post | February 5, 2019

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan will look to end the South Africa tour on a high as they will face Protease in the third and final T20I of the series, which will be played in Centurion on Wednesday. The Men in Green had a horrid tour where they suffered 3-0 whitewash in the five-day format, 3-2 […]

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Mourinho fined for tax fraud in Spain in lieu of jail time

By The Frontier Post | February 5, 2019

MADRID (Agencies): Former Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho has accepted a one-year prison sentence for defrauding the Spanish state of 3.3 million euros (2.8 million pounds), a Spanish court filing showed on Tuesday, although the Portuguese will not serve any jail time. The filing said the tax ministry and Mourinho’s defence team had agreed to […]

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Shiffrin streaks to world super-G gold as Vonn crashes

By The Frontier Post | February 5, 2019

SWEDEN (Agencies): Mikaela Shiffrin took her first step to world domination by storming to super-G gold on Wednesday, but there were tears for outgoing teammate Lindsey Vonn who crashed out. Shiffrin herself overcame a near-crash halfway down the hard-packed course in temperatures of -18 Celsius (-0.4F) to clock a winning time of 1min 04.89sec, nudging […]

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Aguero still Man City’s go-to goal getter

By The Frontier Post | February 5, 2019

LONDON (Agencies): Much has changed at Manchester City in the three seasons since Pep Guardiola took charge tasked with turning the wealth of the club’s Abu Dhabi backers into domination of English football. However, if Guardiola’s men are to reel in Liverpool to become the first side in a decade to retain the Premier League, […]

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Brathwaite to captain West Indies in third England test

By The Frontier Post | February 5, 2019

ST LUCIA (Agencies): West Indies opener Kraigg Brathwaite will captain the team in place of the suspended Jason Holder when they face England in the third and final test starting in St Lucia on Saturday, Cricket West Indies said. Holder was banned by the International Cricket Council because of his team’s slow over rate during […]

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Sarfraz Ahmed will lead the team in 2019 Cricket World Cup, says PCB chief

By The Frontier Post | February 5, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Ehsan Mani has announced that Sarfaraz Ahmed, who is currently serving a four-match ban, will be continuing his captaincy for the Pakistan cricket team in the upcoming 2019 Cricket World Cup. This he announced while addressing to a press conference along with Sarfaraz in Lahore on Tuesday, […]

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Fashion & Movies

Sushant and Jacqueline starrer ‘Drive’ to hit cinemas this June

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The New Year has begun and a lot of exciting projects are being announced. The latest one to be added to this list is Drive. Produced by Dharma Productions and directed by Tarun Mansukhani, the film is the Hindi remake of the American film Drive that hit the theatres in 2011.  Sushant […]

Alia Bhatt to be part of upcoming ‘Takht’

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Takht without a doubt is one of the most ambitious projects of Bollywood in recent times. This big budget venture features some of the biggest names in the industry including the likes of Ranveer Singh, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Alia Bhatt, Bhumi Pednekar, Vicky Kaushal, Janhvi Kapoor and Anil Kapoor. The film also […]

Mr. Perfectionist shares his New Year 2019 resolutions

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood actor Aamir Khan has said that his New Year’s resolution is to make his best film yet in 2019. Khan who is no stranger to box office hits took to social media to share his resolutions for the year and wrote, “Hey guys, wishing everyone a very happy new year. Peace […]

Barbie is still going strong as she turns 60

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2019

NEW YORK (AFP): She turned 60 this year and still doesn’t have a single wrinkle. Blonde or brunette, slender or curvy, black or white, princess or president, Barbie is a forever favorite for young girls, even if she has caused controversy over the years.  The iconic doll has evolved to keep up with the times […]

Netflix criticized for pulling satire episode in Saudi

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2019

WASHINGTON (AA): Streaming giant Netflix faced criticism Wednesday for its decision to remove an episode of a comedy show in Saudi Arabia that satirized Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The episode of Hasan Minhaj’s Patriot Act lambasts bin Salman, arguing original praise heaped on the Saudi leader was misplaced and undue — a fact that […]

Shraddha Kapoor to replace Katrina Kaif in ABCD 3

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Fans were in for a shock over the weekend when news broke out that Katrina Kaif has opted outof Anybody Can Dance 3 aka ABCD 3. The movie, which sees Varun Dhawan returning to the dance film franchise for the second time, would have seen the actor and the actress act together […]

Science & Technology

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

NASA takes a next step toward the moon

By The Frontier Post | November 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASINGTON: NASA’s Orion spacecraft – built to carry humans – is one step closer to its first mission to fly around the moon and back, the European Space Agency (ESA) said on October 30, 2018. It said its European Service Module – which will be used to power and propel the Orion spacecraft […]

Health

“Nigeria highest producer of HIV-infected babies”: UNAids

By The Frontier Post | November 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk NAIROBI: UNAids estimated that in 2016 Nigeria had the highest number of children newly infected with HIV among their 23 priority countries. But there’s uncertainty in data on HIV infection in children. A new study may produce a more accurate number for children newly infected with HIV in Nigeria. Under the headline “Nigeria […]

HIV/AIDS rate at low level in China

By The Frontier Post | November 26, 2018

BEIJING (Xinhua): Around every nine in 10,000 people are living with HIV/AIDS in China, a low rate compared to other countries, according to the National Health Commission (NHC). Sexual intercourse is the main channel for contracting HIV in China, the health authority told a press release on other day. However, China has essentially prevented the […]

Drinking tea or coffee during pregnancy could affect baby size

By The Frontier Post | November 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Women who drink tea or coffee during pregnancy are more likely to have small babies, research suggests. Even women who drink less than the ‘safe’ cutoff of 200mg caffeine – about two mugs of instant coffee or three cups of tea – are more at risk of having low-birth weight or premature […]

Meeting reviews upcoming anti-polio campaign

By The Frontier Post | November 24, 2018

Shafi Ullah MINGORA: Deputy Commissioner Swat Saqib Raza Aslam Friday chaired a meeting convened to review arrangements for upcoming four days anti-polio vaccination drive starting from Dec 10 till Dec 13. The meeting among others was attended by Assistant Commissioner Headquarters Babuzai Qazi Riaz Ali, District Health Officer Ghulam Subhani and concerned officials of district […]

UN: Ebola in Congo now infecting newborn babies

By The Frontier Post | November 24, 2018

LONDON (AP): The World Health Organization says a worrying number of the newest Ebola cases amid Congo’s ongoing outbreak are in patients not usually known to catch the disease: babies. In an update published this week, the UN health agency reported 36 new confirmed cases of Ebola, including seven in newborn babies and infants younger […]

Children could sleep better in cribs 

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): Parents who wait to start the crib-to-bed transition until toddlers are 3 years old may find that both they and their children get better sleep, researchers say. In a survey of parents and caregivers across five countries, those who delayed the transition from crib to bed longer were more likely to report less […]

Travel

Emirates expands A380 network with Osaka as demands increases

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: Emirates has expanded the network of destinations served by its flagship A380 aircraft with the launch of new scheduled A380 services to Hamburg and Osaka. The inaugural A380 service from Dubai to Osaka landed on October 28 while the second A380 service launch from Dubai to Hamburg landed a day later. For […]

Emirates to initiate world’s first ‘biometric path’ for passengers

By The Frontier Post | October 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: Emirates passengers can soon check in for their flight, complete immigration formalities, enter the Emirates Lounge, and board their flights, simply by strolling through the airport. Emirates is gearing up to launch the world’s first “biometric path” which will offer its customers a seamless airport journey at Dubai International airport. Utilizing the […]

Indonesian plane carrying 188 passengers crashes into sea: officials

By The Frontier Post | October 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk JAKARTA: Indonesian rescue official confirmed that an Indonesian Lion Air passenger plane on Monday crashed into a sea few minutes after taking off from the capital Jakartan. According to Indonesia’s transport ministry, there were around 188 people on board, including crew. There is no official comment about the casualties so far. Official added […]

Another 185,000 passenger’s details of British Airways affected by cyber attack

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

LONDON: British Airways passengers hit by the hack earlier this year were forced to cancel their credit cards after their information was compromised. In September, 380,000 payments were targetted, with thousands of customers urged to contact their banks. This has since been changed with just 64 per cent (244,000) of those payments affected. BA owner […]

Emirates Airline to launch new global ad campaign

By The Frontier Post | October 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: The new campaign launches on November 1 with an film that showcases the airline’s award-winning inflight entertainment system ice. Directed by Michael Gracey whose previous work includes the hit musical The Greatest Showman, the advert takes viewers on a fantastical journey as a cabin crew member morphs into a dancer – transitioning […]

Icelandair plane makes emergency landing after window shatters

By The Frontier Post | October 25, 2018

CANADA: A plane was forced to make a dramatic descent and emergency landing when a cockpit window “shattered” mid-flight. Icelandair has called the damage a “crack” but shocking photos show the extent of the smashed window that appeared. The incident occurred as the Boeing 757 aircraft was flying from Orlando, Florida, to Keflavik, Iceland. The plane then diverted over […]

Articles

Together for peace

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

M. Azam Khan The present day world seem to have come full circle since the events of 9/11. Traditional threats now eclipse the previous dominant concern over non-traditional threats. The rise of China has become the most momentous event of the twenty first century. A rapid surge in China’s economic and military prowess is spawning […]

Same war, different shape

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

Beril Dedeoglu The centenary of the Armistice, which marked the end of World War I, was commemorated all over the world. The ceremony in Paris was the most significant event, as more than 70 heads of state and government attended. It was, of course, necessary to mark this important anniversary as it was the bloodiest […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Editorial

Shipment economy

By The Frontier Post | October 23, 2018

Bulk of Pakistan’s exports consists of primary commodities and low tech manufactures like cotton, rice, wheat, Kino, mangoes, sugar, surgical instruments, sports goods, electrical appliances and light engineering goods. The prices of primary commodities and low techs industrial goods often fluctuate in the interregnal market, resulting in the unfavourable terms of trade. The extremely high […]

Compliance of FATF plan

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

The international community did not show firms resolve to hold the legs of two previous governments of PPP and PML-N to fire on the twin menace money laundering and terror-financing. A clean bill of health used to be given to them. The PML-N government had two third majority in the lower house of the parliament […]

Water crisis, CJP’s wake-up call

By The Frontier Post | October 21, 2018

Speaking at the two-day inaugural session of International Symposium on the theme “Creating a water secure Pakistan.” the Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar cautioned that the country may run dry by 2025 if the present condition continued to solve the problems that contribute to water scarcity. The president of Pakistan Arif Hussain Alvi […]

Kandahar attack

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2018

Pre-poll violence continues in Afghanistan and security personnel in the Governors’ House of Qandahar opened fire, killing General Abdul Raziq, one of the most powerful security official of Afghanistan. General Scott Miller, the top US commander in Afghanistan who had been at the meeting with Raziq only moments earlier remained safe but local chief of […]

Swelling oil import bill

By The Frontier Post | October 19, 2018

Oil imports may reach $20 billion if prices stay at the current level in world market. Shell Pakistan Chief Executive Officer Haroon Rashid cautioned against the tremendous increase in the oil import bill in the current fiscal year. Speaking at the energy forum 2018, Rashid suggested to the government to extend the oil credit facility […]

Looking for half truth

By The Frontier Post | October 18, 2018

Speaking at a news conference, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said that Pakistan Tehrik Insaf government has decided to carry out an audit of all power plants set up during the last fiver years of PML-N government, not saying a single word about the shady deals made for setting up furnace oil and diesel fired thermal […]

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