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Maulana Samiul Haq laid to rest in Akora Khattak

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

Ishaq Khan NOWSHERA: Funeral prayer of Maulana Sami ul Haq, who was assassinated by unknown persons at his residence in Rawalpindi the other day, was offered at Akora Khattak area of Nowshera district on Saturday. Large number of people attended the funeral prayers which was led his son Maulana Hamidul Haq. JUI-S chief was buried […]

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Asia Bibi’s lawyer flees Pakistan amid life threats  

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Saiful Mulook, the legal counsel of Asia Bibi, who fought her case in the Supreme Court, has left the country after receiving threats to his life on Saturday. Saiful Mulook while talking to media, said he needs to stay alive as he has to fight the legal battle for Asia Bibi, a […]

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Peshawar police issues threat alert to JUI-F chief

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Peshawar Police has informed the Chief of Jamiat Ulema-e Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) leader Maulana Fazlur Rahman regarding the security threat after the assisination of Mualana Samiul Haq in Rawalpindi last night. According to private news channel reports, letter penned by the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Peshawar, “Maulana Fazlur Rahman faces security […]

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ATC indicts MQM-P leaders in media houses attack case

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court has indicted Farooq Sattar and other Muattahida Qaumi Movemnet-Pakistan (MQM-P) leaders in the case pertaining to an attack on media houses on Saturday. According to details, ATC indicted MQM-P leaders including Farooq Sattar, Aamir Khan, Kanwar Naveed Jamil, Qamar Mansoor and others. ATC heard two cases today regarding the […]

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Aasim Zaheer appointed as vice air chief

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Air Marshal Aasim Zaheer on Saturday was appointed Vice Chief of Air Staff. According to reports, Air Marshal Asim Zaheer was commissioned in GD(P) branch of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) in November, 1984. In his staff appointments, Air Marshal Asim Zaheer served as deputy director Operations (F-16) and Chief Project Director […]

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Pakistan, China ink multiple agreements, MoUs

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: Prime Minister Imran Khan met his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang and both the leaders discussed the matters of mutual interest. PM Imran and his Chinese counterpart led delegations of their countries. The Pakistani delegation includes Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and Finance Minister Asad Umar and other officials. According to reports, both […]

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Global

Yemen’s new PM arrives in Aden for first time

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

Monitoring Desk ADEN: Yemen’s new prime minister, Maeen Abdulmalik Saeed, arrived in the southern city of Aden on Tuesday — along with several other Yemeni government officials — from Saudi Arabia, according to a government source. The visit is the first to Aden by the newly-appointed premier since he assumed office on Oct. 15, replacing […]

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United Arab Emirates passes law to combat money laundering, terror financing

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

DUBAI (Reuters): The United Arab Emirates has passed a law to combat money laundering and terrorism financing, it said on Tuesday, as it aims to bring its rules into line with international standards on combating illicit money flows. The law, which is in line with the requirements and recommendations of the Financial Action Task Force […]

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Death toll rises to nine as storms hammer Italy

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

ROME (Reuters): Nine people have been killed in Italy as violent storms batter the country for a third day, with several regions on high alert. The breakwater walls in the chic seaside resort of Rapallo, in northeast Italy, were destroyed by fierce winds overnight, allowing in a surge of water that toppled yachts over and […]

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Followers of sacked SL PM stage rally

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

COLOMBO (AFP): Tens of thousands of activists blocked the centre of Colombo on Tuesday to protest the sacking of Ranil Wickremesinghe as prime minister. Wickremesinghe’s United National Party (UNP) staged the protest outside his official residence where he has remained since President Maithripala Sirisena dismissed him Friday. Sirisena named former authoritarian president Mahinda Rajapakse as […]

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German nurse admits to killing 100 patients

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

OLDENBURG (AFP): Former nurse Niels Hoegel, admitted Tuesday to killing 100 patients in his care, on the first day of his trial in the biggest serial killing case in Germany’s post-war history. Hoegel, 41, has already spent nearly a decade in prison on a life term for other patient deaths, and is accused of intentionally […]

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‘Jamal Khashoggi deserves a dignified burial’

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

LONDON (AA): Slain journalist Jamal Khashoggi deserves a “dignified burial,” so “please hand over his body,” Daud Abdullah, the director of Middle East Monitor, is pleading Saudi authorities. Abdullah spoke to Anadolu Agency before a memorial event in London to remember Khashoggi, organized by not-for-profit press monitoring organization Middle East Monitor and the Al Sharq […]

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Pakistan

KP geo-strategic position can benefit province tourism potential: Minister

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The provincial minister for information, Shaukat Yousafzai has said that our province was bestowed with God gifted natural resources which could be properly tapped and exploited by taking advantage of its historical importance being at the conjecture of the central Asian states. He said this while addressing the inaugural session of the […]

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Youth stabbed to death in Samar Bagh, dead body found

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: The Samar Bagh Lower Dir police on Thursday recovered a dead body of a youth identified as Muhammad Hussain son of Laal Badshah, a resident of Berari from a stream at Bokrai Samar Bagh. According to eye witnesses the body had marks of violence. Police said that local residents informed them about […]

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Frontier Corps KSF Scout holds free medical camp

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

Rafiullah Mandokhail KILLA SAIFULLAH: As a goodwill gesture to provide health services to marginalized communities at their doorstep, Frontier Corps Balochistan Killa Scout set up a day-long free medical camp in far-flung Ferozi Kaan area of the district. On the special directives of Inspector General Frontier Corps Major General Nadeem Ahmed Anjum, supervised by Commandant […]

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Three hurt in gas cylinder explosion

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

F.P. Report SWABI: Three laborers sustained injuries in a gas cylinder explosion at Gadoon Industrial Estate here on Thursday. Police said gas-cylinder exploded in a hotel in a market, injuring three laborers on the spot. The local police and fire-brigade staff rushed to the spot and started investigation. The hotel was slightly damaged.     […]

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Punjab offers lucrative opportunities for investors: Waseem Akhtar

By The Frontier Post | November 8, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Vice Chairperson Overseas Pakistanis Commission (OPC) Punjab, Waseem Akhtar has said that Punjab Province offers lucrative opportunities for investors. He said that the Overseas Pakistanis should invest in various sectors in Punjab; provincial government would provide complete protection to their investment. He stated this while talking to a delegation of Overseas Pakistanis […]

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Rabi-ul-Awwal moon not sighted, Eid Milad-un-Nabi to fall on Nov 21

By The Frontier Post | November 8, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Chairman Ruet-i-Hilal Committee Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman announced that the moon for the month of Rabi-ul-Awwal was not sighted on Thursday evening and thus, Eid Milad-un-Nabi will fall on Nov 21. A meeting of the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee took place this evening with Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman in the chair. Following the meeting, he announced the […]

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Afghanistan

Iran, Afghanistan in talks over prisoner swap

By The Frontier Post | October 28, 2018

KABUL (TOLONews): Iran’s Justice Minister Alireza Avaei on Saturday voiced his satisfaction on cooperation between Iran and Afghanistan on extradition of prisoners between Iran and Afghanistan, according to Iran’s IRNA news agency report. “Good cooperation has been made in this regard,” Avaei said. Speaking after a meeting with his Afghan counterpart Abdul Baseer Anwar in […]

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Afghans risk their lives to vote in delayed Kandahar poll

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

KANDAHAR (AFP): Afghans risked their lives to vote in legislative elections in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, after the Taliban-claimed killing of a powerful police chief delayed the ballot by a week. Turbaned men and burqa-clad women stood in long, segregated queues outside polling centres in the deeply conservative Kandahar provincial capital, which was blanketed with […]

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Taliban shut roads against traffic in 6 Ghor districts

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

FIROZKOH (Pajhwok): Taliban gunmen have closed roads in six districts of western Ghorprovince over the past eight days, with local people facing great inconvenience. Residents of Dolina, Shahrak, Tolak, Saghar, Tiwara and Pasaband districts of Ghor told Pajhwok Afghan News that the Taliban shut roads of these districts since October 20 Wolesi Jirga elections. The rebels, who have been in […]

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Six people killed in Wardak suicide attack

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk WARDAK: At least six people were killed and dozens others were injured in a suicide car bomb attack on a bus carrying police officers and workers in Maidan, capital of Wardak province of central Afghanistan, on Saturday. Provincial police spokesman, Hekmatullah Durrani told international media outlet that the Taliban militant target the bus […]

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Displaced peoples in need of assistance

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

KUNDUZ CITY: Recent clashes and incidents of violence in the Imam Sahib district of northern Kunduz province forced over 1,000 families to displaced, an official said on Thursday. District Chief Mahboob Saeedi told Pajhwok Afghan News the government has not yet provided assistance to the displaced families but the survey was being conducted. “Due to […]

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Karzai welcomes Beradar’s release

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Former President Hamid Karzai has welcomed Pakistan’s decisions to release the Taliban co-founder Mullah Abdul Ghani Beradar, according to a statement on Friday. In a statement from his office, the former president expressed happiness and hailed the release of Mullah Beradar. Karzai termed Beradar’s release a positive step in the way of […]

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Business

UBS may seek clearance to sell more products in Switzerland

By The Frontier Post | October 29, 2018

ZURICH (Reuters): Swiss bank UBS (UBSG.S) may ask US regulators to expand its license to sell more complex products and sophisticated investment advice to wealthy Americans living in Switzerland as it seeks to woo US taxpayers abroad for growth. In an interview published on Sunday, Chief Executive Sergio Ermotti told Swiss newspaper SonntagsZeitung that UBS […]

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Hammond warns Brexit rebels not to risk easing of austerity

By The Frontier Post | October 29, 2018

LONDON (Reuters): British finance minister Philip Hammond warned rebels in his Conservative Party that he would have to quickly reverse plans to ease nearly a decade of austerity if London fails to get a Brexit deal. Hammond, who is due to announce an annual budget plan on Monday, said he would be able to show […]

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SABIC looking for Africa investment opportunities

By The Frontier Post | October 29, 2018

RIYADH (Reuters): Saudi Basic Industries Corp (SABIC), the world’s fourth-biggest petrochemicals company is looking for future investment opportunities in Africa, which is a promising market to maintain sales growth, its chief executive said on Sunday. The outlook for business in the United States, Asia and China remain positive despite some challenges due to high energy […]

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US economic growth slows slightly in third quarter; outlook less upbeat

By The Frontier Post | October 29, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): The US economy slowed less than expected in the third quarter as a tariff-related drop in soybean exports was partially offset by the strongest consumer spending in nearly four years, keeping growth on track to hit the Trump administration’s 3 percent target this year. Gross domestic product increased at a 3.5 percent annualized […]

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PEW: PM’s visit to China to stabilize country’s economy

By The Frontier Post | October 29, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: President Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) Dr. Murtaza Mughal has said the upcoming visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan to China can result in various deals which will help to stabilize the troubled economy of country. In a statement issued here on Sunday, Dr. Murtaza Mughal said that the US has started a […]

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RBS sets aside ‘Brexit’ pot

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Royal Bank of Scotland on Friday announced a 14-percent rise in quarterly net profit but warned of a “more uncertain outlook” as Britain’s struggles to strike a Brexit deal. Profit after tax rose to £448 million ($574 million, 505 million euros) in the third quarter to September compared to the same period in […]

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Sports

Pakistan hockey coach Saqlain apologizes

By The Frontier Post | October 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Pakistan hockey team coach, Mohammad Saqlain has apologized to the team manager and head coach Hasan Sardar for misbehaving during the match between India and Pakistan in the ongoing Asian Champions trophy in Oman. Saqlain who returned to the country leaving the tournament halfway met the president and secretary Pakistan Hockey Federation […]

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PCB issues response on corruption allegations

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has issued its response on Al Jazeera Investigative Unit’s latest documentary which claimed that four international cricket matches involving Pakistan allegedly involved spot-fixing. “The PCB is committed to its fight against corruption in cricket. It has and continues to cooperate, assist and coordinate with the ICC’s Anti-Corruption […]

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Jamshed’s 10-year ban for spot-fixing upheld

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: 10-year ban for his involvement in the spot-fixing row that rocked the PSL during the 2016-17 season was upheld by an independent adjudicator on Monday. Justice (R) Mian Hamid Farooq, in his order, noted that the ban levied on Nasir Jamshed was “perfectly justified” and would continue to remain in place. However, […]

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Jose Mourinho dismisses Real Madrid rumours, wants longer Manchester United stay

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

MANCHESTER (Agencies): Jose Mourinho has dismissed speculation he could return to Real Madrid and insisted he would like to stay at Manchester United beyond his current contract. Mourinho has been linked with the job at the Bernabeu as a replacement for Julen Lopetegui, who has struggled since taking over in the summer. Madrid lost 2-1 […]

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Rangana Herath to retire after first England test

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

COLOMBO (Agencies): Sri Lanka’s Rangana Herath, the most successful left-arm spinner in test history, will retire after the series opener against England in Galle next month, the country’s cricket board said on Monday. The 40-year-old, who has been managing knee injuries for several years, will bring down the curtain on his glorious career at the […]

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Messi to miss El Clasico after injury in Barca win

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

Barcelona (Agencies): Lionel Messi will miss El Clasico after being ruled out for three weeks with a fractured arm as Barcelona beat Sevilla 4-2 to go top of La Liga. The Argentine was left writhing in agony after landing heavily on his right arm after colliding with Franco Vazquez. He was still in obvious discomfort […]

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Fashion & Movies

Parineeti Chopra denies rumor of Sidharth Malhotra leaving ‘Jabariya Jodi’

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Sidharth Malhotra and Parineeti Chopra are currently shooting together in Lucknow for Ekta Kapoor’s Jabariya Jodi. The rom-com, set in Bihar, has a rustic flavor and revolves around the problem of groom kidnapping, albeit with humor. The film is being directed by debutant Prashant Singh. But today, a leading daily reported that […]

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Salman Khan to launch Pranutan in upcoming movie

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Salman Khan is known to back those he sees talent and spark in. The actor’s latest find is yesteryear actress Nutan’s granddaughter Pranutan. The good-looking newbie is set to make her Bollywood debut opposite Zaheer Iqbal who is a debutant himself. Directed by Nitin Kakkar, the film will be produced by Salman […]

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Bhumi Pednekar likely to work opposite SRK in next movie

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: A lot of speculation about the cast of Rakesh Sharma’s biopic titled Salute has been happening for a long time now. Before Shah Rukh Khan was finalized for the main lead, Aamir Khan was also approached to do the same role however the actor couldn’t sign the project due to creative differences […]

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‘Manmarziyaan’ earns more than 3 crores on first day

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Anurag Kashyap’s fun yet realistic take on love and relationships of today’s time seems to have struck a chord with the critics but looks like the audience will slowly warm up to watch this one. The first day collection of the film wasn’t as impressive. Manmariyaan earned Rs 3.52 crores on its […]

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‘Team Brahmastra’ celebrate completing Bulgaria schedule of the movie

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt have recently wrapped up the Bulgaria schedule of Brahmastra. Directed by Ayan Mukerji, the film also stars Amitabh Bachchan and Mouni Roy in leading roles. Although much has not been revealed regarding the project, Alia’s Insta feed has given us some glimpses from the film from time […]

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‘Thugs of Hindostan’ trailer to be released on Sep 27

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Varun Dhawan and Anushka Sharma starrer Sui Dhaaga: Made In India is nearing its release and there’s a lot of excitement amongst fans for the project. As fans will be heading out to watch Sui Dhaaga on September 28 this September, there might come a special surprise for the audiences. YRF’s Thugs […]

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Science & Technology

SpaceX reschedule plans to send tourists around Moon

By The Frontier Post | June 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: SpaceX will not send tourists around the Moon this year as previously announced, and will delay the project until the middle of next year, US media reported on Monday. “A new timetable for the flight — now postponed until at least mid-2019 and likely longer — hasn´t been released” by the California-based […]

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Samsung to launch its triple-camera system with Galaxy S10

By The Frontier Post | June 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk When it launched the Galaxy S9 earlier this year, Samsung said that it was no longer obsessed with being the first in the world to introduce new technologies to market. That’s probably why we have yet to see the company come out with a device that has an in-display fingerprint sensor or a triple-camera at the […]

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Japan to launch driverless car system

By The Frontier Post | June 5, 2018

TOKYO (Reuters): A self-driving car service could be on Tokyo’s public roads in time for the 2020 Olympics as Japan looks to drive investment in new technology to drive economic growth, according to a government strategic review announced on Monday. The strategy, presented at a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, also includes plans […]

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Facebook refutes NYT charges over data access

By The Frontier Post | June 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Facebook has rejected claims by the New York Times that it had allowed Apple and other major device makers “deep” access to users’ personal data saying any such links were tightly controlled and largely subject to users’ consent. Facebook shares fell 1.3 percent to $191.50 before the bell on Monday, in what […]

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Samsung introduces Galaxy J6 in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | June 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Samsung has recently introduced its some amazing smartphones Galaxy J6, J4, A6 andA6+. Now Samsung Galaxy J6 Launched in Pakistan Along with these three Smartphones. Samsung Galaxy J6 The phone has an Infinity Display with 18:9 aspect ratio and HD+ (720×1480) resolution. Moreover, it has 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. There’s a microSD card slot […]

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Google ‘to end’ Pentagon Artificial Intelligence project

By The Frontier Post | June 2, 2018

NEW YORK (BBC): Google will not renew a contract to do artificial intelligence work for the US Pentagon, company sources say. The decision follows strong opposition in the technology giant’s workforce. A number of Google employees resigned and thousands of others signed a protest petition against taking part in the Pentagon project, known as Maven. […]

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Health

Weight loss surgery can increase fracture risk

By The Frontier Post | June 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: A new study has shown that severely obese patients undergoing weight loss surgery are more likely to have increased fracture risks both before and after the surgical procedure. The study, published in the journal The BMJ, suggested that fracture risk assessment and management should be part of weight loss care and obesity […]

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WHO starts Global Action Plan on Physical Health

By The Frontier Post | June 5, 2018

Monitoring The FINANCIAL — WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on June 4 joined Prime Minister António Costa of Portugal to launch the new “WHO Global action plan on physical activity and health 2018-2030: More active people for a healthier world.” “Being active is critical for health. But in our modern world, this is becoming […]

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Walking faster can keep your heart healthy

By The Frontier Post | June 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Among various cardio exercises, walking is considered to be especially beneficial. A new study adds to the evidence and says that walking faster can help you live longer. The research, led by the University of Sydney, sought to determine the associations between walking pace with cardiovascular disease and cancer mortality. The study showed […]

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Eating junk food in night links to obesity and poor sleep

By The Frontier Post | June 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD:  Snacks and junk food cravings during the night may contribute to unhealthy eating behaviors and represent a potential link between poor sleep and obesity, suggests a recent study. The researchers conducted a phone-based survey of 3,105 adults, who were asked if they regularly consumed a nighttime snack and whether lack of sleep […]

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Gene test shows more breast cancer patients can skip chemo

By The Frontier Post | June 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk TAMPA: As many as 70 percent of women with the most common form of breast cancer may be able to skip chemotherapy, based on their score on a genetic test, researchers said Sunday. Until now, women have faced a great deal of uncertainty about whether to add chemo to hormone therapy after a […]

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‘Pregnancy rotas’ add to Japan working women’s woes

By The Frontier Post | June 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk TOKYO: Sayako had been trying to conceive a second child for two years when her boss at a Japanese daycare centre suggested she stop because she had missed her “turn”. Sayako, said using a pseudonym, learned her boss had an unwritten policy that experts say is not uncommon in Japan: an informal “pregnancy […]

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Travel

Articles

Return to south Syria: Conflict in Daraa and occupied Golan Heights

By The Frontier Post | June 10, 2018

Ayse Nur Dok The area between Daraa and Israeli-occupied Golan Heights has turned to a flashpoint as the Syrian regime has vowed to fight against “terrorists” in an aim to retake rebel-held parts of the region despite the US warnings against a new offensive in southern Daraa province. The latest dynamics in the region have […]

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Cuba sticks to Castro’s foreign policy under new president

By The Frontier Post | June 9, 2018

Shakir Husain Cuba’s new President Miguel Diaz-Canel was among the first foreign leaders to congratulate Nicolas Maduro on his re-election as the president of Venezuela on May 20. A month before the Venezuelan election, Maduro was the first foreign leader to meet with 58-year-old Diaz-Canel, who became Cuba’s president in April in a development that […]

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Gulf crisis one year on

By The Frontier Post | June 8, 2018

Hussain Abdul-Hussain As the Gulf crisis marks its one year anniversary, settlement seems as distant as ever. Both sides seem to have come to terms with the new reality. While the crisis had certainly been brewing for years, the timing of its outbreak was surprising to many, first and foremost, to Qatar. Only two days […]

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Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital: setting new standards

By The Frontier Post | June 7, 2018

Dr. Faisal Sultan One cannot just sit back on one’s laurels and feel content. Life is a struggle all the way. At Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital & Research Centre (SKMCH&RC), we are always striving to improve the standards. I am pleased to say that since its inception in 1994, the hospital has become one […]

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Upcoming polls and political landscape of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa

By The Frontier Post | June 6, 2018

Muhammad Imran The beauty of democracy lies within its accountability. Democracy distinguishes itself from other forms of governmental systems, such as Monarchy or Oligarchy by giving people the right to elect their government after a specified interval. Elections provide an opportunity to the masses to pick and choose, elect or reject, drive in or out. […]

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Another Pakistan-India thaw in the offing?

By The Frontier Post | June 5, 2018

Iqbal Khan Ceasefire violations across the Line of Control (LoC) and the Working Boundary(WB) became a new norm during Prime Minster Narendra Modi’s government. India reneged on a 2003 cease fire agreement, resulting in loss of property and innocent lives of Kashmiris. During last year alone, India committed 1,881 ceasefire violations, the highest number since […]

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Editorial

Affidavit with nomination forms

By The Frontier Post | June 8, 2018

The Supreme Court while hearing a case regarding nomination forms on Wednesday made it mandatory for all candidates contesting in the upcoming elections to submit an affidavit that would require them disclose the information omitted in the new nomination forms prepared after the changes in the pools law by act of parliament last year. The […]

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World Bank’s support for India

By The Frontier Post | June 7, 2018

The Indian lobby in Washington has succeeded and the World Bank (WB) has openly come out in the support of Indian stance on the construction of controversial storage dam projects. After lingering on the issue of Kishan Ganga Dam for two years the WB has asked Pakistan to withdraw its plea for setting up a […]

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Tax amnesty fiasco

By The Frontier Post | June 6, 2018

Despite the stinging critique of eminent economists and tax experts the mercantile class led PML-N previous government announced its fourth tax amnesty scheme in a span of just five years, not learning a lesson from the failure of earlier three such schemes. The last amnesty schemes that gave irrational concessions to big money launderers, tax […]

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Violations of Indus water treaty

By The Frontier Post | June 5, 2018

With the departure of PML-N government from office, which was hostage to its disqualified leader Nawaz Sharif directives of playing a second fiddle role versus India, affairs of the state are moving towards the better. After the inconclusive, rather failed talks of Pakistani delegation headed by the Attorney General Ashtar Ali Ausaf with the World […]

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Impounding official vehicles

By The Frontier Post | June 4, 2018

Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday directed concerned authorities to impound vehicles from government officials and departments which are in their possession without merit. Presiding a hearing of luxury vehicles at Supreme Court Lahore Registry, the Chief Justice also sought a report on vehicles under use by government officials by June 5 […]

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Investment opportunities in FATA

By The Frontier Post | June 3, 2018

The Business Panel (BMP) on Friday said that FATA merger with KhyberPukhtukhwa is a major development in the history of Pakistan. Chairman BMP, Mian Anjum Nisar said that there are a lot of opportunities waiting for the people of FATA, the benefits of which can be harvested if the challenges beyond the merger are handled […]

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