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Ball now in India’s court, situation will go bad if they escalate more: DG ISPR

By The Frontier Post | March 6, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor on Wednesday said the ball is now in India’s court following Pakistan’s peace gesture of releasing Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot and warned the situation will “go bad” if New Delhi decides to opt for further escalation. During an interview with CNN, […]

Satellite images debunk Indian claims of destruction in Balakot airstrike

By The Frontier Post | March 6, 2019

NEW DELHI / SINGAPORE (Web Desk): High-resolution satellite images reviewed by Reuters debunk India’s claims that its warplanes had hit a site and killed a large number of alleged terrorists in Balakot on February 26. The images produced by Planet Labs Inc, a San Francisco-based private satellite operator, show at least six buildings on the […]

Qureshi invites input from opposition leaders on foreign policy matters

By The Frontier Post | March 6, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Wednesday invited opposition leaders Shehbaz Sharif, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and the head of Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) to provide input on foreign policy matters. “I am willing to seek input from Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Shehbaz Sharif and the chief of MMA on foreign policy, so there can […]

Indian, Afghan spy agencies planning to target a Pakistani jet: sources

By The Frontier Post | March 6, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Amid soaring tension between India and Pakistan over former’s recent attempt to intrude the aerial and marine boundaries of the neighbouring country, latest reports are now pouring in that the intelligence agencies of Afghanistan and India are collaborating to target any of the Pakistan’s airplanes with the help of militants. In line […]

Pakistan, China reaffirm time-tested cooperative partnership

By The Frontier Post | March 6, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China reaffirmed their time-tested and all weather strategic cooperative partnership and agreed to further enhance cooperation and coordination at all levels. This was reached during a two-day visit of Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou Pakistan. The visiting dignity called on the Prime Minister, the Army Chief and the Foreign […]

Modi responsible for pitting two nuclear states against each other: Bilawal

By The Frontier Post | March 6, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Wednesday blamed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for pitting the nuclear-armed neighbours against each other. In his address with the National Assembly, the PPP chairman said India committed “naked aggression” since 1971. He was referring to recent Indian incursions into Pakistan that led […]

Global

UK asks for Brexit extension until June 30

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

LONDON (AA): Prime Minister Theresa May has said she has requested an extension to Article 50 — the clause of the EU treaty under which Britain is leaving — until June 30. Speaking in the House of Commons at a weekly question session on Wednesday, May said she has sent a letter to EU Council […]

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US’ Pompeo renews calls for solving Gulf crisis

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk KUWAIT CITY: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday called for urgent solution to the crisis between Qatar and Gulf neighbors. “We need the Gulf countries working together on the complex set of challenges that face each of them,” Pompeo told a joint press conference with his Kuwaiti counterpart Sheikh Sabah Khaled […]

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Indian court acquits four accused in train bombing

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: A special court in India on Wednesday acquitted four accused in a case pertaining to 2007 train bombing in the country that killed 68 people, mostly from Pakistan, media reported. “The court has said that the NIA [National Investigation Agency] has not been able to establish any charges against the accused […]

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Russia announces new era in disarmament, arms control

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: Events from last year have marked the threshold of a new era in arms control, the Russian foreign minister said Wednesday. The internationally-accepted legal base for disarmament that has maintained security and stability for decades has been destroyed, Sergey Lavrov told the plenary session of the Conference of Disarmament in Geneva. Lavrov […]

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Civilians killed in US airstrikes targeting al-Shabaab

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

NAIROBI (AA): The U.S. is killing Somali civilians in airstrikes targeting al-Shabaab militants, Amnesty International said in a report on Wednesday noting it has evidence to prove it. The regional Amnesty International office in Nairobi, Kenya called the civilian deaths war crimes, adding that forensic investigation has yielded credible evidence that 14 civilians were killed […]

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Indonesia: Death toll from floods rises to 104 in Papua

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

JAKARTA (AA): Death toll from floods in eastern Indonesia rose to 104, local media reported on Wednesday. The officials in the region announced that at least 206 people remain missing according to notice of loss by families after floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains on Saturday hit Jayapura, capital city of Papua province. Search […]

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Pakistan

KP govt to make soft opening of BRT by 23rd March: Shaukat

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Farid Shinwari PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Ministers Shaukat Yousafzai on Wednesday reiterated that a soft opening of much-belated bus rapid transit (BRT) project would be made on 23rd March by bringing testing buses on route from Chamkani area of Hayatabad Peshawar. run Information Minister claimed the construction work on BRT would be completed till 23rd […]

Nawaz, Zardari attitude example of stubborness, says Fawad

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Wednesday said the present attitude of Nawaz Sharif and Asif Ali Zardari was an example of theft and then display of stubbornness. In a tweet posted on social media platform twitter, he said the second phase of corruption olympics had started. Referring to Pakistan […]

Govt wants efficient healthcare in all hospitals, says CM

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has said that the provincial government was going all out for the provision of efficient healthcare facilities throughout the province. The health department should immediately make functional the saidu teaching hospital on war footings. He said that his government wanted efficient healthcare in all the headquarter […]

Czech Model convicted in smuggling case

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: A sessions court handed down 8 years and 8 months imprisonment to Czech model Teresa Hluskova in a heroin smuggling case, on Wednesday. The court also imposed a fine of Rs 113,000 on her.  However, the court acquitted co-accused Shoaib Hafeez after giving him benefit of doubt. Additional District and Sessions Judge […]

Pakistan to continue its efforts for regional peace, stability: Alvi

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: President Dr. Arif Alvi said that Pakistan, being a strong proponent of peace in the region, would continue its efforts for regional peace and stability, which was necessary for socio-economic development. Talking to a delegation from Harvard University, USA, which called on him, the President said that the present government had an […]

Teachers desert school assumed duties in SSC exam

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Ahmad Nabi LANDI KOTAL: Out of nine total teaching staff of government middle school, Gagra, Landi Kotal, five teachers deserted their school by assuming duties in ongoing Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examination, students and parents regretted. Students of the school were on the view that they were also taking their annual exam in the presence […]

Afghanistan

Russia wants US to provide details of talks with Taliban

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Russia’s Special Presidential Envoy for Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov expects US officials to provide information about their recent talks with the Taliban, TASS news agency reported. “I will go to Washington [on March 20-21], and we certainly expect them to do so,” Kabulov said as quoted by TASS. He added that “this is […]

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US envoy for Afghan peace met with Afghan Ambassador in US

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad on Tuesday met with Roya Rahmani, the Afghan Ambassador to United States. “Had my first meeting w/ #Afghanistan’s Ambassador to US @RoyaRahmani. We had a substantive discussion & talked next steps in the #AfghanPeaceProcess,” Ambassador Khalilzad said in a Twitter post following […]

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4 killed in Afghan operation against Taliban high-profile attack facilitators in Kabul

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: At least four Taliban militants were killed during an operation of the Afghan armed forces against the high-profile attack facilitators of the group in Kabul. Informed military sources said Wednesday “In an operation targeting Taliban high-profile attack facilitators in Kabul, Afghan forces killed 4 Taliban fighters and destroyed one vehicle.” The sources […]

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Noor warns he will not stay calm over Balkh tensions

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: One week after the de-escalation of tensions over the appoinment of the new police chief in Balkh, the former governor of Balkh and the CEO of Jamiat-e-Islami party, Atta Mohammad Noor, called for implementation of agreement which has been made between him and acting ministers of Defense and Interior Affairs. In a […]

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Achin residents tell their stories about life under Daesh

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Residents of Achin district in Nangarhar province who survived life under Daesh almost for three years are still remembering the scars and the horror they witnessed under the extremist group. When Daesh outfits initially announced their presence in mid-2014, the hardline militant group quickly transformed all aspects of daily life in some […]

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Defying threats, Afghan singer Aryana comes home for women

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

KABUL (Reuters): Each time Aryana Sayeed, one of Afghanistan’s most famous singers, returns to the country of her birth, she braves threats and endures scrutiny right down to her choice of clothes. Still, she returns often, as much to encourage women in a restrictive country as to share her music, a mix of pop and […]

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Business

Google fined $1.7 billion by EU for violating abusing online advertising market

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk BRUSSELS: European Union regulators have hit Google with a €1.49 billion ($1.68 billion) fine for abusing its dominant role in online advertising. It’s the third time the commission has slapped Google with an antitrust penalty, following multibillion-dollar fines resulting from separate probes into two other parts of the Silicon Valley giant’s business. The […]

UAE’s TRA cuts charges to terminate phone agreements

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: The new amendment comes in response to complaints from customers who were previously forced to commit to using the service until the end of the contract due to the level of termination charges. The UAE’s telecommunications regulator on Wednesday announced a new regulatory framework for early termination charges of service contracts. The […]

Intel and Cray team up to build exascale supercomputer in 2021

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Intel and Cray are teaming up to create an exascale super computer cluster for the US Department of Energy, which should be ready by 2021. The supercomputer has Intel written all over it, fitted with Intel Xeon CPUs, Optane memory and there it is, Xe GPUs. The Supercomputer is to be named […]

PTCL encourages customers to opt for eBilling

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited encourages its customers to opt for eBilling, instead of receiving monthly paper bills, in its effort to help save the environment. This initiative will, not only create awareness on preserving nature but, also gives customers an opportunity to contribute towards this cause. On the occasion, Moqeem ul Haque, […]

FPCCI official urges PM to appoint CEO TDAP purely on merit basis

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Executive Committee Member Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) and former Vice President, Mirza Abdul Rehman has urged the Prime Minister Imran Khan to appoint Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) purely on merit basis, as Ministry commerce advertise the post for TDAP Chief […]

PPL bags top award for corporate philanthropy

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) was declared largest corporate giver on account of volume of donations for 2017 by Pakistan Centre for Philanthropy (PCP) based on their regular annual survey of corporate philanthropy trends in the country. This is the 14th consecutive year in which PPL has received the award in this category. […]

Sports

Smith targeting return to action in Royals’ season opener

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk SYDNEY: Steven Smith is targeting a return to action in Rajasthan Royals’ opening IPL 2019 match. It would mark his full return to the game following an elbow surgery he underwent in January this year, which had left question marks over his fitness and preparedness in the lead up to the World Cup. […]

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PCB appoints Urooj as new Chair of women’s selection committee

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board, as part of its strategy to further strengthen the women cricket game, has named a new three-person selection committee that will be chaired by former captain Urooj Mumtaz. The impressive Asmavia Iqbal has been retained, while Marina Iqbal has been added as a new selector. The immediate task of […]

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Biggest ever Pakistan Football Super League in October this year

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The biggest ever Pakistan Football Super League (PFSL) carrying top players from across the world would be organized in October this year on two different venues  in Peshawar and Karachi respectively. This was stated by President FATA Olympic Association Shahid Khan Shinwari while addressing a press conference here at Media Center of […]

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Harden: Houston Rockets guard sets NBA scoring record

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

NEW YORK (BBC): Houston Rockets guard James Harden has become the first player in NBA history to score at least 30 points against all 29 opponents in a single season. The reigning NBA MVP scored 31 points in a 121-105 win over the Atlanta Hawks – the 48th time in 67 games this season that […]

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‘Nations League victory would eclipse WC semis’

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

LONDON (BBC): England winning the Nations League would eclipse the achievement of reaching the 2018 World Cup semi-finals in Russia, says captain Harry Kane. The Three Lions face the Netherlands in June’s Nations League last four, with the winners then meeting either Portugal or Switzerland in the final. “To have a chance to win a […]

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No trophy, no regrets as Federer departs Indian Wells for Miami

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Miami (Agencies): Roger Federer departed Indian Wells empty-handed for a second straight year, but the Swiss great sees no reason he can’t get back on track at the Miami Masters. “Sure, it’s frustrating and disappointing and sad to some extent,” Federer said after falling 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 to Austrian Dominic Thiem in Sunday’s final. Thiem, […]

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Fashion & Movies

Zadig & Voltaire announces to ban use of animal fur in future collections

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk PARIS: Zadig & Voltaire has become the latest brand to say it will stop using animal fur in its collections, Peta France reports. The French fashion label, which currently has more than 300 outlets in over 30 countries globally, confirmed the fur ban in all future collections to animal welfare group People for […]

Priyanka Chopra thinks she’s a “Terrible wife” to Nick Jonas

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: Priyanka Chopra has recently let all her fans in on a huge secret Priyanka, made an appearance on the talk show The View where she spilled some secrets about her marriage Global icon Priyanka Chopra has recently let all her fans in on a huge secret. The 36-year-old actress has said […]

Sonakshi Sinha and Parineeti Chopra roped in for Ajay Devgn’s next

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Ajay Devgn has a couple of films in his kitty currently and one of them is Bhuj: The Pride Of India. The film is based on an incident that took place during the 1971 India-Pakistan war. It had been confirmed earlier that Ajay would be doing this film, however, the entire cast […]

Model Halima Adel introduces range of fashionable headscarves

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk LONDON: While the fashion industry still has a long way to go when it comes to diversity, one of the people helping pave the way is Aden, an American-Somali model who gained recognition after winning the Miss Minnesota USA pageant in 2016 wearing a hijab and burkini. Since then, Aden has walked the […]

Alia Bhatt to work opposite Salman Khan in upcoming Bhansali’s ‘Inshallah’

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Bollywood stars Alia Bhatt and Salman Khan have become the talk of town after news of them pairing up for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next broke out on Tuesday. Reports revealed that the two megastars will be starring alongside each other in the Padmaavat filmmaker’s next titled ‘Inshallah’ and social media users […]

Filmmaker Ramesh Taurani confirms sequel of Ishaq Vishk

By The Frontier Post | March 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Looks like sequels are a thing this year in Bollywood. After films like Sadak, Student Of The Year, Housefull, and Hindi Medium, it’s now Shahid Kapoor and Amrita Rao’s Ishq Vishk, which will have a sequel. The film marked Shahid Kapoor’s debut and did well at the box-office as well. According to […]

Science & Technology

Northrop launches hypersonic defense push

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: With the Pentagon making hypersonic weapons a priority, Northrop Grumman is throwing its hat into the ring in an attempt to claim space in the still-early hypersonic defense market. The company last week launched a new campaign website focused on hypersonic defense as part of a broader push into the business area, […]

Intel and Cray team up to build exascale supercomputer in 2021

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Intel and Cray are teaming up to create an exascale super computer cluster for the US Department of Energy, which should be ready by 2021. The supercomputer has Intel written all over it, fitted with Intel Xeon CPUs, Optane memory and there it is, Xe GPUs. The Supercomputer is to be named […]

Kaspersky files complaint against Apple’s ‘monopolistic’ App Store practices

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: Security outfit Kaspersky Lab has filed an antitrust complaint against Apple in Russia, less than a week after Spotify launched an attack on the firm’s “monopolistic” App Store rules. Kaspersky’s beef relates to iOS 12’s ‘Screen Time’ feature, which helps parents monitor what their kids were doing on their iOS devices. The […]

Google to shut down its inbox app on April 2nd

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Google+ isn’t the only Mountain View property that’s getting the axe on April 2nd. Apparently, the Inbox app is also bidding its users farewell on the same day. The tech giant first revealed that it’s going to discontinue its smarter take on email late last year, but it didn’t say when specifically. […]

Japan taps Toyota to build Futuristic Moon rover

By The Frontier Post | March 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk TOKYO: Japan’s space agency has teamed up with Toyota to develop a huge moon rover for future astronauts. It could be ready by 2029, JAXA says. Japan’s space agency has teamed up with Toyota to develop a huge moon rover for future astronauts. It could be ready by 2029, JAXA says. Japan wants […]

Apple unveils new iPad

By The Frontier Post | March 19, 2019

NEW YORK (Reuters): Apple Inc, in a surprise move on Monday, launched a new 10.5-inch iPad Air and updated its iPad Mini ahead of a March 25 event where it is expected to launch a television and video service. So far in its annual March event, Apple has been making announcements related upgrades for its […]

Health

Regular use of Marijuana and strong potent weed linked to Psychosis

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Weed use is taking off as more states move to legalize it. And with all the buzz over medical marijuana, it’s starting to gain an aura of healthfulness. But there are some serious health risks associated with frequent use. One of the more troubling ones is the risk of having a psychotic […]

Soda increases risk of heart diseases and two types of cancer: Study

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: New science out of Harvard University found that the more soda people drink, the higher their risk of dying from heart disease, breast cancer, and colon cancer. The research was published today (March 18) in the American Heart Association’s journal, Circulation, and is just the latest in a mounting pile of evidence […]

Common blood pressure drug could increase risk of sudden cardiac arrest

By The Frontier Post | March 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: A preliminary study concludes that a drug that doctors commonly prescribe to treat angina and blood pressure might increase the risk of sudden cardiac arrest. A recent study looked at the risk factors behind cardiac arrest. Cardiac arrest occurs when the heart stops pumping blood around the body. If a person does […]

Air pollution is affecting lung development in London

By The Frontier Post | March 18, 2019

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Air pollution is known to contribute to early deaths from respiratory and cardiovascular disease. There is also mounting evidence to show that breathing polluted air increases the risk of dementia. Children are vulnerable, too: exposure to air pollution has been associated with babies being born underweight, as well as poorer cognitive development […]

Judge bans 50 unvaccinated students from attending classes in New York

By The Frontier Post | March 16, 2019

Monitoring Desk NW YORK: Parents of unvaccinated kids in New York were forced to rethink their decision to skirt public health practices this week when a judge banned 50 children from attending Green Meadow Waldorf School. The private school is located in Rockland County, New York, which CBS News reports has already tallied 146 confirmed […]

This anti-inflammatory tea may treat leaky gut

By The Frontier Post | March 16, 2019

Caroline Muggia Green tea, a well-loved tea and staple in traditional Chinese medicine, has now become popular all over the world for its many health benefits. What are those benefits, exactly? For starters, green tea contains anti-inflammatory compounds that protect against damage to the cells; studies have also linked green tea consumption to better heart […]

Travel

Wildlife tourism may negatively affect African animal’s behavior: study

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk Increasing numbers of tourists are interested in observing wildlife such as African elephants, and income generated from tourism potentially aids in the protection of animals and their habitats. However, a new Journal of Zoology study reveals that wildlife tourism may be a stressor for free-ranging elephants. Over the course of 15 months, researchers […]

Around one million tourists visit Turkey for health tourism

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk ISTANBUL: Turkey attracted nearly 1 million people for health tourism in 2018, said an industry official on March 19. “Thermal tourism contributes to Turkey’s economy with healing waters, as well as seas, rivers and lakes,” Yavuz Yılık, head of the Thermal Health and Tourism Association (TESTUD), told Anadolu Agency. Yılık stressed that Turkey […]

Holidays on the edge: War tourism industry gaining new levels of interest

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: The war tourism industry is on the rise and was on display during the world’s largest travel trade show, ITB Berlin. Far-flung places like Syria, Afghanistan, Sudan and Yemen may routinely hit headlines for their protracted wars and humanitarian disasters, though such locales are oft promoted as vacation destinations, catapulting the […]

Discover Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | March 19, 2019

Nohman Ali Prime Minister Imran Khan recently unveiled a new and ambitious visa policy promoting tourism in Pakistan. Tourism was one of the industries that had suffered due to the deteriorating security situation in Pakistan, however, with the improvements in security scenario, better infrastructure, and promotion of tourist friendly places through internet and social media, […]

Mexico travel suppliers suffer ‘perfect storm’ as numbers fall

By The Frontier Post | March 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk MEXICO: When coupled with Mexico’s drug-related violence and an already declining American visitor base, the new government’s decision to shutter its 21 international tourism promotion offices has created “the perfect storm,” according to Apple Leisure Group CEO Alex Zozaya. But he and others with big stakes in Mexico tourism agree that whether the […]

2019 Sail Nias launched in Jakarta to boost marine tourism

By The Frontier Post | March 16, 2019

Monitoring Desk JAKARTA: The 2019 Sail Nias event was officially launched in Jakarta on Thursday, with “Nias as the gate to world’s marine tourist destination” as its theme. Slated to run between July and September, the event will take place across five regencies and cities in Nias and is set to offer 17 activities, including […]

Articles

Christchurch result of politicians’ hate speech against Islam

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Ahmed Al-Burai It was hours after a van hit pedestrians in Barcelona in 2017, when US President Donald Trump unhesitatingly tweeted, “Study what General Pershing of the United States did to terrorists.” Apparently, as the executive of the world’s superpower, Trump’s precious counsel was not to his inferiors or to the CIA or FBI agents; […]

What would happen if America left Europe to fend for itself?

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk WHY, A STRATEGIST from Mars might wonder, do Europeans doubt their ability to defend themselves against Russia without American help? The total GDP of NATO’s European members is more than ten times that of Russia, which has an economy about the size of Spain’s. They spend three-and-a-half times as much on defence as […]

Terrorism in New Zealand and history of targeting mosques

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Farid Hafez The white supremacist terrorist could have chosen various other places and objects to carry out his attack. But he chose a place of Islamic worship. Why? Let’s just recall Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 young people at a Socialist Youth camp in Utoya/Norway. He deliberately chose this place, seeing the young generation […]

A day of strong resolve

By The Frontier Post | March 19, 2019

Shakeel A. Malik Anniversaries of destiny shaping moments in nations’ history offer opportunities to celebrate the achievements. The national occasions also make the citizens reflect on the reasons for failing to achieve the objectives set by the founding fathers.   This time around, the nation is reliving history-altering days of All India Muslim League’s annual […]

Arms trade and strategic stability

By The Frontier Post | March 19, 2019

Iqbal Khan Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) has released the data in its annual report, on March11, captioned ‘Trends in International Arms Transfers-2018’; for a five-year period (2014-2018). According to report, India has been among the top five arms importers in the world for decades. India was the world’s second-largest arms importer from 2014-18; […]

Christchurch shooting is ‘white supremacist terrorism’

By The Frontier Post | March 18, 2019

Syed Zafar Mehdi Islamophobia is not a cock and bull story or a figment of some fiction writer’s imagination. It is a disturbing reality unfolding before our eyes, almost everywhere. Attacks against Muslims have assumed alarming proportions in recent years, especially in the Western world, mostly carried out by far-right white supremacists filled with unexplainable […]

Editorial

Levies’ check post attack

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Unknown terrorists opened fire on Levy check post at Lal Khatti area in Ziarat Tehsil Sanjwani of Baluchistan. Six levy personnel were martyred and several others injured. Some of the injured are reported to be in critical condition. Over the past few year personnel of levy, police and security forces have been frequently targeted including […]

Merged districts uplift plan

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Prime Minister Imran Khan has unveiled the broad parameters of 10 years uplift plan worth Rs. 10 trillion for the speedy uplift of the newly merged seven district and four frontier regions of former Federally Administered Tribal Areas. The plan envisages creation of 8000 thousand jobs annually for the educated youth of these districts. In […]

Branches’ trimming

By The Frontier Post | March 19, 2019

Federal Minister for power Omer Ayub Khan, while addressing a public meeting in Haripur, disclosed the power pilferage detecting meters shall be installed on transformers; production short fall will be overcome by electricity import from Tajikistan; and domestic generation will be enhanced. This sort of rosy political phraseology has become cliché and people no longer […]

Masses contact campaign

By The Frontier Post | March 18, 2019

Fearing the likely arrest of top party leadership in corruption cases, PPP Sindh Council has announced launching of masses contact campaign in Sindh.  Party’s Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will hold public meeting from Karachi to Larkana and may also lead protest rallies while making a tour of different cities and rural areas of the province. […]

Railway up-gradation

By The Frontier Post | March 17, 2019

A committee headed by the Railway Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad will review various components pertaining to the multi billion railway track up-gradation main line (ML-1) project. The multilateral donors including the Asian Development Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) had already expressed serious reservations about the financial viability of the project costing $8.2 billion. Last […]

Peace endeavors

By The Frontier Post | March 16, 2019

Prime Minister’s policy of fighting swords with flowers is gradually paying dividends despite the Indian leadership tactics of war mongering and escalating tension between the two nuclear armed neighbours. The delegations of both countries met at the Attari complex close to Wagha border on Thursday and discussed matters pertaining to the alignment and other details […]

Letters to Editor

Police high handedness and aggrieved people

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2019

Through the lines of your esteemed news paper, i would like to draw the attention of the concerned authorities towards the sorry state of affairs of the people at the hands of police. Despite the tall claims made (still making) by previous government of reforming police department, no improvement whatsoever is seen in our area […]

Stop child labour

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2019

“One who does not show mercy to our children is not from my community” [Holy Prophet (SAW)] Kindness towards children was one of the Prophet’s special characteristics. Children are flowers of heaven and they are the beautiful creation of God. Child labour is a terrible and big crime. In Pakistan it is an ever growing […]

The devaluation of economy

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2019

What is behind the devaluation of Pakistani currency? What are its effects on our economy? The Pakistani currency has experienced a worst fall against the US dollar ever in the history of Rs 143 per Dollar. The rupee has lost about 35 percent since the first devaluation in Dec 2017. PM Imran Khan on the […]

Rumors about abolishing of tax – free status of Malakand

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2019

It has been reportedly learnt that the Chief minister of KP Mahmood Khan has issued directives to all the ministries/ departments and quarters concerned to fulfill all the legal formalities before tabling any bill or law in the house for legislation. They have been further directed to share and discuss the theme of the bill […]

Working women issues

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2019

In the past few years, the role of a woman has changed drastically in Pakistan. Women are now stepping out of their houses to earn and break free from all stereotypes that confine women to live inside home. Women can now be seen working as fire fighters, pilots,air traffic Controllers, bankers, company executives, labourers, farmers […]

TF and Pakistan’s economic quagmire

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2019

Financial Action Task Force is a global body which aims at combating money laundering and terrorists financing. FATF grey list comprises of the countries which lacks in implementing strategic policies against terrorist financing. Pakistan was also grey listed from 2012 to 2015. But later due to efforts and policies, Pakistan was removed from the grey […]

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