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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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Mualana Samiul Haq’s funeral prayers to be held today in Akora Khattak

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

F.P. Report NOWSHERA: The funeral of Mualana Samiul Haq, who was assassinated Friday evening in his home in Rawalpindi, to be held at his hometown of Akora Khattak today. According to party officials, the body JUI-S chief was shifted to his home in Akora Khattak and his nephew, Luqmanul Haq confirmed to private news channel […]

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Global

UK foreign secretary: I was unaware of Khashoggi plot

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

LONDON (AA): Britain’s foreign secretary said on Tuesday he had no previous knowledge of a Saudi plot against journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was killed at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2. Declining to respond to weekend claims by a British tabloid that British intelligence services knew there was a plot to abduct Khashoggi, […]

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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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Pakistan

Parliamentary committee appoints Justice Athar Minallah as IHC chief justice

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Parliamentary Committee on Appointment of Judges (PCAJ) has appointment Justice Athar Minallah as new chief justice of the Islamabad High Court (IHC). According to details, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan chaired the meeting of Parliamentary Committee on Appointment of Judges. Pakistan People’s Party’s Farooq H Naek and […]

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Pakistani team arrives in Moscow for Afghan summit

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

Tariq Ullah Wardak ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Foreign Affairs Spokesman Dr. Muhammad Faisal in weekly press briefing on Thursday confirmed that Pakistan would send a representative to Friday’s meeting in the Russian capital on Afghanistan. Dr. Faisal said in reply of the question of The Frontier Post Pakistan has been participating in this process since its […]

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PM’s vision to reflect in 100 Days plan in Punjab: Aleem

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Senior Minister Punjab Abdul Aleem Khan has said that vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan will reflect in 100 Days’ Plan in Punjab and effective planning has been made in 16 main departments of the province. He expressed these views here on Thursday while presiding over a special meeting Prime Minister Reforms […]

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Strict action to taken against those challenging writ of State: Minister

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Interior Sheheryar Khan Afridi on Thursday said that State will take strict action against the unruly elements, who challenged its writ and were involved in breaching the law. Giving a policy statement in the Senate about handling the recent protests, he said that data of those involved in […]

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Senators call for effective measures to reduce gas, electricity prices

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Senators on Thursday called for effective measures to bring down prices of electricity, gas and other daily-use items and put details of the visit of the Prime Minister to Saudi Arabia and China before the upper house. They dilated on these issues while speaking on the motions moved by Senator Raja […]

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ECP reserves verdict of plea against Khan’s poll victory

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: An election tribunal on Thursday reserved verdict on maintainability of a petition seeking annulment of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s election victory in NA-95, Mianwali. The petitioner had approached the tribunal set up by the Election Commission of Pakistan, stating that Mr. Khan didn’t disclose his complete [asset] details in his nomination papers, […]

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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

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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Amazon falls 10% on revenue

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Amazon’s third-quarter earnings beat Street estimates, but its revenue and fourth-quarter outlook fell short of expectations, causing the stock to plunge in extended trading. Here are the most important numbers: EPS: $5.75 vs. $3.14 estimated, according to Refinitiv Revenue: $56.6 billion vs. $57.10 billion estimated, according to Refinitiv AWS revenue: $6.68 billion […]

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China added two new billionaires a week: UBS report

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

LONDON (BBC): China produced billionaires at the rate of two a week in 2017, says a report by Swiss bank UBS and auditors PwC. The number of billionaires in the country saw a net increase from 318 to 373, with a joint wealth of $1.12 trillion (£874bn), said the survey. The report said China was […]

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Musk approves Model Y SUV Prototype for production

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk CALIFORNIA: For Tesla, the perception of the general public and the automotive pundits alike is pretty much skewed. After all, we’re talking about a company that – up until recently – only had one viable model in production; the Model S. After the launch of the Model X, followed by the announcement and […]

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Sports

Ronaldo reaches 400-goal landmark in draw

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

Turin (Agencies): Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score 400 goals in Europe’s top five leagues as Juventus dropped points for the first time this season following a 1-1 Serie A draw with Genoa on Saturday. The Portuguese striker’s fifth league goal for Juve carried him to the milestone, adding to his 84 strikes […]

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Asian Champions Trophy: Pakistan eye win against Oman

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Pakistan hockey team, with a win against South Korea and a defeat at the hands of India, will be taking on a low-ranked Oman in their third fixture of Asian Hockey Champions Trophy. Pakistan lost their second match against India despite taking the lead in the very first minute of the match. […]

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Marquez clinches fifth MotoGP title

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

TOKYO (Agencies): Spain’s Marc Marquez wrapped up his third straight MotoGP championship with victory at the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday after title rival Andrea Dovizioso fell on the penultimate lap while trying to find a way past the Honda rider. The 25-year-old is now tied with Australian Mick Doohan on five premier class world […]

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Wozniacki struggles in title defence

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

Singapore (Agencies): Karolina Pliskova issued a warning to her opponents at the WTA Finals with a convincing straight-sets victory against defending champion Caroline Wozniacki. The dynamic 26-year-old’s easy 6-2, 6-4 triumph in Singapore was sweet revenge for Pliskova, who lost to Wozniacki in the semis at last year’s WTA Finals. Pliskova had strapping on her […]

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Top international cricketers involved in spot-fixing

By The Frontier Post | October 21, 2018

LONDON (Al Jazeera): Al Jazeera's Investigative Unit  has uncovered evidence of  corruption  at the highest levels of international  cricket. It appears to involve two dozen fixes in  15 international matche . The evidence, from 2011 and 2012, points to a small group of England players allegedly carrying out spot-fixes in seven matches; Australia players in […]

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Shabbir Iqbal wins 10th Chairman JCSC Open Golf Championship

By The Frontier Post | October 21, 2018

ISLAMABAD (NNI): Shabbir Iqbal won the10th Chairman JCSC Open Golf Championship 2018 with the gross 202 (68, 65, 69) at Margalla Green Golf Club Islamabad. Muhammad Munir with the gross 203 (65, 73, 65) remains runner up. General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee was the chief guest at the closing and […]

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Fashion & Movies

Saroj Khan to choreograph a song of Kangana Ranaut’s ‘Manikarnika’

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Iconic choreographer Saroj Khan is all set to choreograph a song for Kangana Ranaut’s Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi. A majority of the film is being reshot after Kangana Ranaut took over the director’s seat. The expenses have resulted in the budget of the film escalating projections. A report in Mumbai Mirror […]

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Kareena Kapoor Khan will host her own radio show

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Kareena Kapoor Khan, who already has a lot in her kitty with magnanimous films like ‘Takht’, is all set to now host a radio show of her own. Taking a cue from his director friend Karan Johar, the ‘Veere Di Wedding’ starlet can now interact with fans one-on-one via radio show on […]

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Richa Chadha and Pankaj Tripathi to be seen together in ‘Panga’

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The extremely talented Richa Chadha and Pankaj Tripathi have been roped in for Ashwini Iyer Tiwari’s upcoming sports drama, Panga. It stars Kangana Ranaut in the lead. Pankaj Tripathi has been flying high on the success of his recent release Stree. The actor has earned rave reviews for his performance in the […]

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John Abraham to replace Aamir Khan in ‘Sarfarosh-2’

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: John Abraham’s last release Satyamev Jayate fared well at the box-office. John has completely shifted over to the genre of hard-hitting films currently. But looks like the actor is ready to push his limits a little more with his upcoming film Sarfarosh-2. The sequel of the hit 1999 Aamir Khan starrer is […]

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Dharma production releases first poster of Akshay Kumar’s ‘Kesari’

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Produced by Dharma Productions and directed by Anurag Singh, Akshay Kumar and Parineeti Chopra starrer Kesari is based on the battle of Saragarhi. The film revolves around the character of Akshay portraying the life of havildar Ishar Singh who participated in the battle while yearning for the respect of his daughter. The […]

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Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif soon to start shooting of ‘Bharat’ in Abu Dhabi

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif are duo is set to come back on the big screen yet again. Both Salman and Katrina have a massive fan following and that’s the reason that whenever they come together a hit seems inevitable. Their last outing, Tiger Zinda Hai was a massive earner at the […]

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Science & Technology

Apple to use OLED in new iPhones models for next year

By The Frontier Post | May 30, 2018

TOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters): Apple Inc has decided to use OLED screens in all three new iPhone models planned for next year, according to South Korea’s Electronic Times – a report that sent shares in Japan Display tumbling 10 percent. Japan Display, one of the main suppliers of iPhone liquid crystal display (LCD) screens, has lagged its […]

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Facebook to introduce its own microchips for video monitoring

By The Frontier Post | May 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: Facebook has announced to form its own electronic chips and processor through which will make it possible to identify terrorism, suicide, murder and other crimes from real time videos while filtering them in an effective manner. The company is looking to hire a manager tasked with assembling an “end-to-end SoC / […]

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Finding skin cancer: AI more useful than doctors

By The Frontier Post | May 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: A computer was better than human dermatologists at detecting skin cancer in a study that pitted human against a machine in the quest for better, faster diagnostics, researchers said Tuesday. A team from Germany, the United States and France taught an artificial intelligence system to distinguish dangerous skin lesions from benign ones, […]

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Apple observes sharp increase in US national security requests

By The Frontier Post | May 28, 2018

WASHINGTON: Apple Inc on Friday issued its twice-yearly transparency report on government data requests, showing another sharp increase in US national security-related requests. Apple said it received as many as 16,249 national security requests affecting up to 8,249 accounts during the second half of 2017. The number of requests rose 20 percent compared with the first […]

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MoIT to improve capacity of IT industry

By The Frontier Post | May 28, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: To compete in international arena Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication has aimed to improve capacity of IT industry by providing infrastructure and increasing the quality of organization to deliver high standard service and products. The government would focus on competing in international arena, and accelerating pace of e-government to facilitate citizens […]

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Google and Facebook accused of breaking GDPR laws

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2018

LONDON (BBC): Complaints have been filed against Facebook, Google, Instagram and WhatsApp within hours of the new GDPR data protection law taking effect. The companies are accused of forcing users to consent to targeted advertising to use the services. Privacy group noyb.eu led by activist Max Schrems said people were not being given a “free […]

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Health

Every 5th person in Sindh dying due to viral Hepatitis

By The Frontier Post | May 30, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Every 5th death in Sindh is being caused by Hepatitis B and C or their complications where 20 to 25 percent population is infected with the deadly viral disease while in some areas of the province including Gadap and Kathore near Karachi and coastal areas of Sindh, around 30 to 35 percent […]

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Health benefits of fasting

By The Frontier Post | May 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: If you’ve learnt about health, nutrition and weight loss through the use of mainstream magazines, books and forums, you’ve probably been told that, ‘‘ skipping meals will lead to weight gain’’ and ‘‘starvation tricks your body into storing fat’’. Unfortunately, most of the information found within mainstream weight loss brands is either […]

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Walk and chew gum could be useful in weight loss

By The Frontier Post | May 28, 2018

PARIS: Still looking for the secret to effortless weight loss? It may be as simple as chewing gum while walking, Japanese researchers suggested on Saturday. In experiments, they said, the heart rate of 46 people, aged 21 to 69, increased when they were given gum to chew while walking at a natural pace. And while […]

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Healthy diet in Ramadan advises

By The Frontier Post | May 28, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday advised to take a healthy diet with the right amount of calories from foods and drinks to maintain energy balance in the holy month of Ramadan. In its advisory issued on Tuesday with regard to healthy diet during Ramadan, the WHO said that Ramadan can be […]

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Eating oily fish a good way to reduce risk heart attacks

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2018

WASHINGTON: People who eat at least two servings a week of oily fish like salmon, mackerel, herring and tuna should keep it up because US doctors still say it’s a good way to reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes. But this isn’t a prescription for fish and chips. The new scientific advisory reaffirms […]

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Bariatric surgery can reduce risk of skin cancer

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Bariatric surgery, a weight loss operation, is associated with a 61 per cent decrease in the risk of developing malignant skin cancer, a study said. Melanoma is a deadly form of skin cancer, most closely associated with excessive sun exposure. Obesity is an established risk factor for cancer and some studies indicate […]

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Travel

Articles

Trump ‘flips off’ rest of the world, losing friends and allies

By The Frontier Post | May 29, 2018

Dave Lindorff With a White House riven by policy feuds, Trump has been tearing up agreements and treaties right and left, as well as threating military action and sanctions. This has left its allies wondering if the US is, in fact, an ally. On the same day that China and the US announced a temporary […]

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Ramadan and our health

By The Frontier Post | May 28, 2018

Dr. Syeda Sadaf Akber Ramadan is known to have a positive impact on our spiritual wellbeing, but that doesn’t mean that the Holy Month can’t enhance our physical wellness, too. Fasting decreases the levels of sugar in our blood, uses stored fat for energy, and eliminates harmful toxins. Abstaining from food for a set amount […]

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Sick & tired of US foreign policy, Germany is pushed into open arms of China

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2018

Darius Shahtahmasebi Germany has had enough of American foreign policy. Angela Merkel’s visits to Russia and China are a testament to that. On May 10, 2018, German Chancellor Angela Merkel openly said that Europe can no longer count on the United States to protect it, hinting that the European continent would begin to “take destiny […]

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Can Iraq’s next govt tackle deep-rooted corruption?

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2018

Saad Hasan When 2,000 Daesh militants swept through Mosul, Iraq’s second largest city, in mid-2014, hundreds of government soldiers were accused of abandoning posts without putting up much of a resistance to the terror group that was going to take over for the next few years. In the years since the US invaded Iraq in […]

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US tries to bully the world into attacking Iran

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

Rania Khalek America’s conduct towards Iran demonstrates just how much of a bully the US government is, that anything short of bending 100 percent to America’s agenda will eventually result in punishment and war. Newly appointed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, known as an anti-Iran hawk, began the week by giving a frightening speech […]

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Iran in the crosshairs as Empire enters its mad dog days

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2018

John Wight Mike Pompeo’s bellicose rhetoric against Tehran leaves no doubt that Washington has embraced the status of international renegade. Pompeo’s speech, delivered in his capacity as secretary of state, evinced a blatant disregard for the integrity of international treaties and respect for international law. It also ensures that the last vestiges of credibility enjoyed […]

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Editorial

Hanging sword of grey-list

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2018

Placement of Pakistan on the grey list of Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is set to commence in June but government has yet to finalise a comprehensive and convincing action plan to avert this possibility, certain half hearted measures notwithstanding which have proved futile in the past. Finance Minster Miftah Ismail has informed the National […]

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FATA merger at last

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2018

The heroic and persistent struggle of the gallant tribesmen; the steadfast political pressure of the leadership of majority of political parries on the ruling PML-N, and civil society efforts defeated the well entrenched forces of statuesque and the long drawn battle of FATA mainstreaming in the true sense is won.The awaited Constitutional (Thirty Fist Amendment) […]

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Silver lining

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

Speaking at the inauguration function of expansion project of Bacha Khan Airport, at Peshawar, The Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi claimed that PML-N government has provided a very strong foundation for enhancing the productive capacity of the economy and has put the country on the fast track of economic Progress. He said the government brought […]

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Exorbitant costs of power projects

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2018

The electricity tariff in Pakistan is highest in the world. The cobweb agreements with IPPs in the past and coal based thermal power generation agreements made with Chinese’s companies by the present government will certainly push it up further. The hydropower tariff used to be very cheap but the revision of project cost of Neelum […]

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Admitting failure

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2018

Speaking at a function in Islamabad, Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal, while diluting the failures of the government on economic front with share verbosity, claimed that economic reforms plans of Pakistan were borrowed by India and successfully implemented them but we squandered the opportunity because of political instability. He said Bangladesh also successfully used the same […]

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Forex downtrend

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

Goods import capacity of the country has dropped to an alarming level of less than two and half months after the foreign currency reserves fell to a four years low of $ 10.79 billion on May 11. The foreign exchange reserves remained on the downhill course despite the acquisition of $ 9.2 billion foreign loans […]

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