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Army captain martyred in Mohmand IED blast

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Inter-Services Public Relation (ISPR) has confirmed that an Army captain was martyred and another soldier was injured while defusing an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Mohmand District on Wednesday. Director General of ISPR, Major General Asif Ghafoor told that a 25-year old Captain Zarghaam was unmarried and belonged to Sargodha in Punjab […]

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TLP protest: Govt decides to compensate affected people

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Federal Government has decided to compensate those who suffered losses during the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) nationwide protests after a Supreme Court verdict acquitting Asia Bibi in blasphemy case, on Wednesday. According to reports, Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed the Punjab government to carry out of the property belonging to citizens […]

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Asad Umar to chair ECC meeting today

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Finance Minister Asad Umar will chair a meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) on Wednesday. According to reports, during the meeting of ECC, a seven-point agenda will be discussed and the Ministry of Privatization will present a summary for approval regarding salaries of Pakistan Steel Mills’ employees for September 2018. […]

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IMF delegation lands in Pakistan for bailout package

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: A delegation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) landed in Islamabad on Wednesday for talks on a bailout package on the request of the Pakistani government. According to reports, the technical team of IMF will hold talks with Pakistani officials. Pakistan will inform the money watchdog about the country’s economic needs. Finance […]

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Midterm elections: Democrats take control of US House of Representative

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2018

WASHINGTON: Democrats has taken the control the lower house of the Congress in the midterm elections on Tuesday. Earlier, the American news channels including Fox and NBC called the result in the US House of Representatives, while confirming expectations that Trump´s Republicans will retain control of the Senate. The result of midterm elections will disturb […]

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Data of major Pakistani banks hacked: FIA official

By The Frontier Post | November 6, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: In an explosive disclosure, an official of Federal Investigation Agency has said that the data of major Pakistani banks have been hacked. According to FIA Cyber Crimes Director (retd) Capt Mohammad Shoaib, the banks have not shared the details with the authorities, however, the investigations conducted by the agency confirmed the incidents […]

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Global

Fifteen killed as truck hits 31-car lineup in China

By The Frontier Post | November 4, 2018

BEIJING (AFP): An out-of-control truck ploughed into a 31-car lineup in northwest China killing 15 people and injuring 44, authorities in the city of Lanzhou said Sunday. The accident occurred Saturday night as the driver of the heavy duty articulated truck lost control on a downhill stretch of expressway and collided with cars lining up […]

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Bahrain opposition chief gets life in jail over Qatar spy case

By The Frontier Post | November 4, 2018

DUBAI (AFP): Bahrain’s appeals court sentenced the head of the country’s Shia opposition movement to jail for life Sunday over charges of spying for rival Gulf state Qatar, a judicial source said. Sheikh Ali Salman, who headed the now-outlawed Al-Wefaq movement, had been acquitted by the high criminal court in June, a verdict the public […]

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Erdogan calls on terrorists to leave Syria’s Manbij

By The Frontier Post | November 4, 2018

ANKARA (AA): Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday called on PYD/YPG terrorists to leave the northern Syrian city of Manbij “as soon as possible.” “Our goal is the exit of terror groups PYD/YPG from Manbij as soon as possible,” Erdogan said at a joint news conference with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in Istanbul. […]

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N. Korea warns of returning to nuclear policy

By The Frontier Post | November 4, 2018

PYONGYANG (AFP): North Korea has warned the United States it will “seriously” consider returning to a state policy aimed at building nuclear weapons if Washington does not end tough economic sanctions against the impoverished regime. For years, the North had pursued a “byungjin” policy of simultaneously developing its nuclear capabilities alongside the economy. In April, […]

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Russia to host talks with Afghan leaders, Taliban delegation

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

MOSCOW (Reuters): Russia said on Saturday that Afghan President Ashraf Ghani had agreed to send a group of senior politicians to peace talks in Moscow, at which a delegation representing the Taliban would be present. Russia in August proposed holding multilateral peace talks in Moscow, and invited 12 countries and the Taliban to attend a […]

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US armed forces member killed in Afghanistan insider attack: NATO

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

KABUL (Reuters): A member of the US armed forces was killed and another was wounded on Saturday in an apparent insider attack in the Afghan capital Kabul, the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission said. The attack is the latest in a series of “green-on-blue” attacks in which members of the Afghan forces have killed US or […]

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Pakistan

UNHCR to suspend repatriation process of Afghan refugees in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | November 11, 2018

ISLAMABAD (APP): The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has decided to suspend the repatriation process of Afghan refugees in Pakistan for around four months due to cold weather. According to a spokesperson of the UNHCR, the repatriation process will be halted from first of next month till 28th of February next year due […]

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Khan, courtiers pointing fingers at foes to hide incompetency: PPP’s Ghani

By The Frontier Post | November 11, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Saeed Ghani on Sunday termed Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry ‘lie-speaking robot’. He was addressing a presser here in Karachi today along with Maula Bakhsh Chandio and Murtaza Wahab. Ghani added that Imran Khan and his courtiers were pointing fingers at others to hide […]

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Illegal appointments case unveiled against Farooq Sattar

By The Frontier Post | November 11, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has tightened the noose around senior leader of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) Farooq Sattar alleging him of fake appointments during 2008-2010. According to details, NAB has unveiled case against Farooq Sattat alleging him of four thousand illegal appointments on fake degrees as Minister for Oversees Pakistanis. Muttahida […]

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‘No big deal’: Punjab Governor brushes off PML-Q leader’s remarks

By The Frontier Post | November 11, 2018

F.P. Report FAISALABAD: Punjab Governor Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar brushed off remarks by a Pakistan Muslim League-Q (PML-Q) leader, caught on tape during a meeting between the party and the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) a day ago. Speaking to media on Sunday, Sarwar said PML-Q was an ally and “such talks happened even in families.” A […]

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ASF recovers heroin from passengers at Islamabad airport

By The Frontier Post | November 11, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Airport Security Force (ASF) foiled a smuggling attempt at the Islamabad Airport after it recovered heroin from two female passengers. According to sources, the drugs were recovered by the ASF during a scheduled inspection of the female passengers leaving for Saudi Arabia. The women, identified as Shamim Bibi and Asma Riasat, […]

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Thickening smog threatens air quality in Punjab

By The Frontier Post | November 11, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Smog is once again threatening to choke Lahore and other cities across Punjab, worsening the air quality and making breathing difficult for the residents. A steady rise in carbon emissions, coupled with a spike in cross-border crop burning, has thickened the layer of smog enveloping the provincial metropolis and other parts of […]

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Afghanistan

Foreigners among 68 militants killed

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: At least sixty eight militants including two foreign militants hailing originally from Pakistan have been killed or wounded during the separate operations of the Afghan and US forces in southeastern Ghazni and Paktia provinces. The 203rd Thunder Corps of the Afghan Military in the Southeast in a statement said at least 16 […]

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30 opponents join peace process

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk HERAT:  Thirty armed opponents joined the peace process in Purchaman district in Farah province on Thursday. Led by their commander Wali Mubariz, the anti-government gunmen handed over 30 weapons to the authorities concerned, Farah police spokesman Mohibullah Mohib told Afghan Islamic Press (AIP). The gunmen belonging to Taliban ranks quit violence and vowed […]

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Victims of helicopter crash in Farah identified

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2018

FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): A military general, six government officials, seven civilians and 12 security personnel killed in yesterday’s morning helicopter crash in western Farah province have been identified. The Afghan National Army (ANA) helicopter crashed into a mountain in Khak-i-Safid district of Farah province early Wednesday. A copy of the list of victims of the […]

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Talks underway on presidential nominations

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2018

KABUL (TOLONews): Political parties announced that discussions are ongoing within three big circles, between political parties and movements, and with President Ashraf Ghani, Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah and former president Hamid Karzai on introducing candidates for presidential elections. The parties said the final decision will be announced next week. The parties also said that they […]

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We’re going on offense against Taliban: Miller

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2018

KABUL (TOLONews): The US Forces and Resolute Support commander in Afghanistan Gen. Austin Scott Miller said in a interview with NBC News that “we’re going on offense against the Taliban,” adding that a more aggressive posture was needed because of heavy casualties among Afghan forces. He said that a more aggressive policy of helping the […]

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Danish discusses plight of Afghan journalists

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2018

KABUL (TOLONews): Second Vice President Mohammad Sarwar Danish on Thursday said that Afghanistan is one of the most dangerous countries in the world for journalists. He said that some powerful government employees, smugglers and lawbreakers are committing crimes against journalists and that this needs to stop. Speaking to guests at the event on the eve […]

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Business

Tourism minister: Turkey hosted 32m tourists in 2018

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2018

ANKARA (AA): Turkey has hosted around 32 million tourists in the first three quarters of 2018 with a 23 percent increase, said the culture and tourism minister on Wednesday. “It looks like we will pass 40 million [tourists] and break Turkey’s record,” Mehmet Nuri Ersoy told Anadolu Agency’s Editor’s Desk. Noting that there was an […]

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1st Turkish Airlines flight flies from Istanbul

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2018

ISTANBUL (AA): Turkey’s flag carrier Turkish Airlines on Wednesday took its inaugural flight from the new Istanbul Airport to the capital Ankara. The TK 2124 flight took off at 11.32 a.m. local time (0832GMT) from new Istanbul Airport — which, when all phases are operational, will be the world’s largest airport — and touched down […]

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WB to devise ways for maximizing finance for uplift

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: A team from The World Bank visited the Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) to devise ways for Maximizing Finance for Development (MFD) and then advising feasible options to the government. The World Bank Team, which was led by Ms. Namoos Zaheer, Senior Financial Sector Analyst – Finance Competitiveness & Innovation, […]

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BP profits double on stronger oil prices

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

LONDON (BBC): Profits at oil giant BP more than doubled in the third quarter, boosted by stronger oil prices and higher production from new oil fields. Profits rose to $3.8bn (£3bn) from $1.86bn a year earlier, its best quarterly result for five years. Revenue in the July-to-September quarter jumped to $80.8bn, up from $60.8bn last […]

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Gold slips as escalating trade war tensions boost dollar

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): Gold slid on Tuesday as the dollar benefited from concerns about an escalating trade dispute between the United States and China, leaving the metal near key technical levels that might prompt fresh speculative bets for prices to fall further. Spot gold was down 0.6 percent to $1,222.05 an ounce at 1017 GMT, having […]

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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 […]

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Sports

Windies all-rounder Bravo announces int’l retirement

By The Frontier Post | October 26, 2018

Jamaica (Agencies): All-rounder Dwayne Bravo has announced his retirement from all forms of international cricket after 270 appearances for West Indies. After making his Windies debut in 2004 against England, Bravo went on to play 40 Tests, 164 one-dayers and 66 Twenty20 fixtures, scoring 6,310 runs across all three formats. Bravo’s international career ends with […]

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Javed tips Pakistan to complete series sweep against Australia

By The Frontier Post | October 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Former fast-bowler Aaqib Javed believes Pakistan have a great opportunity to complete a clean sweep against the struggling Australia side in the ongoing T20I series. The Men in Green registered a comprehensive 66-run win in the series opener in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday. Javed — who was part of the Pakistan’s 1992 […]

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If underperforming, Hasan Ali should be dropped: Akhtar

By The Frontier Post | October 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Former Pakistan fast-bowler Shoaib Akhtar has said that pacer Hasan Ali should be dropped from the team if he keeps underperforming. Hasan — who won the man of the tournament award at the ICC Champions Trophy in 2017 — has lost his magical touch during the recently concluded Asia Cup, where he […]

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Pliskova storms into WTA Finals semis after beating Kvitova

By The Frontier Post | October 26, 2018

Singapore (Agencies): Czech Karolina Pliskova stormed into the semi-finals Thursday after a convincing straight sets victory against compatriot Petra Kvitova, sending the former Wimbledon champion crashing out of the WTA Finals in Singapore. Pliskova became the first player into the final four after a 6-3, 6-4 triumph in 83 minutes. Winless Kvitova needed to win […]

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Barcelona triumphs without Messi as Dortmund pummel Atletico

By The Frontier Post | October 26, 2018

Barcelona (Agencies): Barcelona overcame the absence of an injured Lionel Messi to defeat Inter Milan 2-0 in the Champions League on Wednesday, while Borussia Dortmund signalled their intent with a 4-0 demolition of Atletico Madrid. Mohamed Salah scored twice as Liverpool strolled past Red Star Belgrade, but Paris Saint-Germain needed a superb stoppage-time equaliser from […]

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Wapda, Army winning spree continue in 14th National Women Championship

By The Frontier Post | October 26, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The winning spree of both Pakistan Wapda and Army continued on the second day of the ongoing 14th National Women Volleyball Championship being played here at PSB Coaching Center on Thursday. Strong Wapda, having services of some veteran players, recorded victory against young Sindh team in straight sets 3-0 while Army overpowered […]

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Fashion & Movies

‘Thugs Of Hindostan’ trailer to be launched on Yash Chopra’s 86th birthday

By The Frontier Post | September 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Coming together on the big screen for the first time  Aamir Khan and Amitabh Bachchan have got fans really excited for their next – Thugs Of Hindostan. Produced by Yash Raj Films and directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya, TOH is a period drama packed with action – adventure which also stars Katrina […]

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Kajol gets miffed with Ajay Devgn over prank

By The Frontier Post | September 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Ajay Devgn seems to be in his prankster mood. The actor took Twitter and revealed Kajol’s WhatsApp number and asked her fans to even send their messages on the same number. Later, thousands of fans posted a screenshot claiming what all they texted Kajol about. The fans flooded the number with messages. […]

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Kiara Advani to work opposite Shahid Kapoor in Arjun Reddy movie

By The Frontier Post | September 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: From the time the Hindi remake of the Telugu blockbuster, Arjun Reddy, has been announced, its casting has been a major point of discussion. The edgy love story first made waves when the director of the original, Sandeep Vanga, was taken aboard by producer Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series to helm the Hindi version […]

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Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif to shoot Bharat’s next schedule in Abu Dhabi

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Ali Abbas Zafar directorial Bharat is one of the most talked about films in the recent times. Starring Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif in the lead, Bharat is an official remake of Korean film, Ode To My Father. After sharing fun pictures and wrapping up the Malta schedule of Bharat, Ali Abbas […]

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Shraddha Kapoor begins shooting for Nehwal’s biopic

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Shraddha Kapoor is currently on cloud nine, the actress’ latest release Stree has become a massive success and is being appreciated by the audience and the critics alike. But, looks like the actress doesn’t want to get stuck in the euphoria of success. She has already moved ahead on to her next […]

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FIR lodged against Salman Khan over Loveyatri controversy

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Time and again we come across films that just fall from one controversy into another. And, it looks Loveyatri is the latest addition in this category. The makers were earlier were forced to change the title from Loveratri to Loveyatri and now the recent turn of events suggest that the makers of […]

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Science & Technology

‘How to block fake Facebook accounts before elections’

By The Frontier Post | June 22, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Responding to a petition questioning alleged impact of fake social media accounts on the upcoming general elections, the Lahore High Court (LHC) has sought recommendations to regulate such accounts. Justice Abid Aziz Sheikh presided over the case, filed by a citizen Shahid Jamal Tabrezi. The Judge directed the petitioner to come up […]

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Electric scooters launch in Paris

By The Frontier Post | June 22, 2018

PARIS (AFP/APP): The boulevards of Paris, already bustling with a dizzying range of transport devices, are set to feature a new shared electric scooter system that has swept the US and is now heading for Europe. California-based Lime launched a pilot scheme for the two-wheeled powered scooters on Thursday in several districts of the French […]

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Climate change: Cities to face rise in heat, flood risks by 2050

By The Frontier Post | June 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk CAPE TOWN: In the next 30 years, cities around the world will face dramatically higher risks from extreme heat, coastal flooding, power blackouts, and food and water shortages unless climate-changing emissions are curbed, urban researchers warned. Currently, more than 200 million people in 350 cities face average daily peak temperatures of at least 35 […]

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Google initiates a Web client for Android’s SMS app

By The Frontier Post | June 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk Android’s default messaging client for 2018—”Messages”—is getting a Web client today. Google announced the feature launch on the official Google blog, which says “Messages for Web” will roll out to everyone over the next week. Android Messages started as a simple SMS app, but, with the Web client, it is turning into Google’s […]

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Telstra to slash 8,000 jobs in cost-cutting campaign

By The Frontier Post | June 21, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Telstra, Australia’s biggest telecoms company, plans to cut 8,000 jobs – a quarter of its workforce – in a bid to slash costs. The struggling firm plans to axe one in four executive and management positions over the next three to four years. It is the latest in a string of job […]

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Facebook messenger to disturb your private Chats with Video Ads

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk Taking advantage of the most number of subscribers, Facebook is trying to make Facebook messenger more annoying by experimenting with new things. Ok, somehow we digested the unnecessary changes but this time it’s more than enough. Now Facebook Messenger Will Disturb your Private Chats with Auto-Playing Video Ads. Now Facebook will bring auto-playing video ads to […]

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Health

Eating grapes could strengthen teeth

By The Frontier Post | June 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Eating grapes can protect teeth from decaying as a natural compound found in grapes strengthens teeth, according to a new research. Scientists from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry said that this discovery could stop people from losing teeth as the grape seed extract—a byproduct—which is linked to health […]

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Oral antibiotics likely to develop kidney stones

By The Frontier Post | June 21, 2018

Children and adults who take five commonly prescribed types of antibiotics may be more likely to develop kidney stones than people who don’t use these medicines Children and adults who take five commonly prescribed types of antibiotics may be more likely to develop kidney stones than people who don’t use these medicines, a recent study […]

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Marriage helpful for good healthy heart

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

PARIS: Even if marriage is sometimes more a bed of nails than roses, living into old age with a partner may help ward off heart disease and stroke, researchers said Tuesday. A sweeping survey of research conducted over the last two decades covering more than two million people aged 42 to 77 found that being hitched […]

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Gaming addiction lead to mental health disorder, warns WHO

By The Frontier Post | June 19, 2018

(Reuters) Many parents will have thought it for a long time, but they now have a new argument to limit their children’s ‘screen time’ — addiction to video games has been recognized by World Health Organization (WHO) as a mental health disorder. The WHO’s latest reference bible of recognised and diagnosable diseases describes addiction to […]

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Millions of heart patients possibly getting wrong dose

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk More than 11 million Americans could be inadvertently taking the wrong heart medication. The trend reveals an even more problematic issue within American healthcare. New research published this month in Annals of Internal Medicine found that risk calculations of people being assessed for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease were off by, on average, 20 percent. Black […]

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Use of common drugs could increase the risk of depressions

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: If you take Prilosec or Zantac for acid reflux, a beta blocker for high blood pressure, or Xanax for anxiety, you may be increasing your risk of depression. More than 200 common medications sold in the U.S. include depression as a potential side effect. Sometimes, the risk stems from taking several […]

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Travel

Articles

Iran’s last deadline to Europe for preserving JCPOA

By The Frontier Post | July 2, 2018

Mohammad Ghaderi High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy “Federica Mogherini has announced that the Europe’s package of proposals for preserving the nuclear deal will soon be delivered to the Iranian authorities. The package is scheduled to be submitted to the diplomatic system and foreign policy apparatus of our country […]

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Zero tolerance policies toward the most vulnerable

By The Frontier Post | July 1, 2018

Ergin Yaman In an age where humanity is feeling smug about the advances made in children’s rights and human rights, what has been deemed proper for migrant children, toddlers, babies and their families at the U.S. border is an indicator that regardless of any concordat when men want to be cruel, heartless and merciless, no […]

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Political corruption

By The Frontier Post | June 30, 2018

M. Khan Political corruption has lately come under serious attack and no wonder the political parties are using it as a powerful slogan in their election campaigns against their opponents. The issue has also attracted great media attention and the damaging effects of corruption on the economy and state legitimacy are discussed. Whatever the intent, […]

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Democracy in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | June 29, 2018

Asmat Shah Garwaki The renowned Urdu columnist Irshad Ahmad Haqqani once wrote in his column that in Pakistan not only the illiterate but majority of the educated people called a government democratic if it headed by a person in Shirwani and dictatorship if it governed by a man in Khaki. In Pakistan the people use […]

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Aggressors are at peak of weakness in full-scale war against Yemen

By The Frontier Post | June 28, 2018

Mohammad Ghaderi The Saudi-led coalition has launched an extensive operation to occupy the important and strategic port of Al-Hudaydah in Yemen. In this operation, the UAE plays a very important role. One of the goals of the country’s participation in the three-year invasion on Yemen was for the sake of dominating the Yemeni ports in […]

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Which is seen is sold in Media

By The Frontier Post | June 27, 2018

Samra Saeed 2018 political elections of Pakistan are round the corner. All the political parties have been decorating their stalls to sell manifestoes and will strive to gain the majority to form a government. On the harbor of social media, every affair becomes an anchor to sail on it. Forthwith, in the wake of revolutionary […]

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Editorial

Back on grey-list

By The Frontier Post | June 30, 2018

Putting back Pakistan on grey-list of countries, having weak anti-money laundering and counterterrorism financing regime, was not unexpected keeping in view the obdurate and unwise response of previous PML-N government to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) decision of February 22, putting the country on watch-list for the next four months with the advice to […]

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Utility of big dam-storages

By The Frontier Post | June 29, 2018

The ruling political elite knowingly and deliberately delayed the construction of big dam-storages over the past five decades. A number of multidimensional hydropower projects were conceived in the Indus Basin Treaty signed between India and Pakistan in 1960 with arbitration efforts of the World, which also provides finances in collaboration of other multilateral donor agencies […]

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Compliance of FATF action plan

By The Frontier Post | June 28, 2018

Pakistan has committed itself to an ambitious 26 points action plan spanning over a period of 15 months to avoid being blacklisted by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). The plan envisages curbing financing of terrorist groups like Daish and Haqqani network. The FATF plenary—global international intergovernmental body to combat money laundering—has begun discussion on […]

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Power supply shortfall

By The Frontier Post | June 27, 2018

The power supply shortfall has reached to a record high of 9000 megawatts (MW), leading to prolonged power outages in the country. The situation has exposed the often repeated claims of the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) to have brought massive turn around in power fortunes. Former Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan abbasi had claimed on […]

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Changes in tax amnesty scheme

By The Frontier Post | June 26, 2018

The tax amnesty scheme announced by the previous government through an ordinance on April 10, 2018 and subsequently included in the finance bill had received a lackluster response from the illegal offshore and domestic assets holders. The scheme is going to expire on 30th June. But the last minute changes in the parameters of the […]

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Power tariff and defaulters

By The Frontier Post | June 25, 2018

Instead of taking strong action against electricity bill defaulters, comprising influential politicians, business tycoons and government departments a merciless policy of shifting the burden to the consumers who honestly and regularly pay their monthly power consumption bills is being implemented.The menace becomes a hydra headed monster in elected governments. This recipe of encouraging dishonesty and […]

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