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Asad Umar chairs ECC meeting

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Finance Minister Asad Umar is chairing a meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC), here on Tuesday (today). According to reports, The ECC meeting is reviewing progress in different sectors of the economy and the vital economic indicators. The meeting is also discussing the import of cotton and restoration of Pakistan […]

Apex court questions NAB on progress being made in Dar’s case

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar has showed displeasure over a delay in the recovery of assets from former finance minister Ishaq Dar, On Tuesday. Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader and former finance minister Ishaq Dar, who had fled the country and has since not returned, during hearing a petition to […]

IG transfer case: Top judge orders FBR, police to investigate into charges against Azam Swati

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Tuesday has ordered Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and police to investigate into the charges against Federal Minister for Science and Technology Azam Swati in the IG Islamabad transfer case. Top Judge remarked this while hearing the transfer case of Islamabad IG Jan […]

PML-N’s Khokhar brothers get bail in land grabbing case

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: A local court has granted interim bail to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) MNA Afzal Khokhar, MPA Saiful Malook and their brother Shafi Khokhar in a case of illegal occupation of land, on Tuesday. According to details, Additional and sessions judge Shehzad Raza approved bail for the Khokhar brothers against a surety of […]

Dr Asad Majeed to take charge as new Pakistan ambassador to US

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2019

F.P. Report WASHINGTON: The newly appointed Pakistan’s ambassador to the United States Dr Asad Majeed Khan on Monday has reached Washington to take charge of his new responsibilities. According to details, Dr Majeed is career diplomat and he recently served as Pakistan’s ambassador in Tokyo. In the past, he has served in New York and […]

President Ghani’s envoy to land in Islamabad today

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Afghanistan President Asharaf Ghani’s envoy Umer Daudzai will reach Islamabad on a three-day visit Tuesday (today). According to details, during his visit of Pakistan, Afghan Umer will hold meeting with Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and other officials to discuss the Afghanistan peace process. A delegation led by Daudzai will hold delegation […]

Global

France PM plans to ban ‘unlawful’ protests, violence

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2019

PARIS (AA): Amid ongoing Yellow Vest protests across the country, France’s prime minister said his government plans to strictly punish “troublemakers” holding unlawful protests and causing violence through a new draft law. Speaking to French broadcaster TF1 on Monday, Edouard Philippe said the government cannot accept people who participate in the protests to show violence. […]

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US airstrikes kill 10 al-Shabaab militants in Somalia

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2019

JOHANNESBURG (AA): At least 10 al-Shabaab militants were killed over the past three days in a series of air strikes in Somalia aimed at weakening the terrorist group, the U.S military said in a statement on Tuesday. The first airstrike was conducted on Saturday in the Lower Shabelle Region, killing six militants and destroying one […]

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Brexit: MPs ask gov’t to rule out no-deal exit

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2019

Monitoring Desk LONDON: More than 200 members of the U.K parliament have signed a letter requesting the government to rule out a no-deal Brexit as the House of Commons is embracing a crucial week with debate on Prime Minister Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement following the Christmas recess. The MPs from Conservative, Labour, Liberal Democrat, SNP […]

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Chinese demand answers in Huawei executive arrest

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2019

Monitoring Desk TRENTON: A Canadian delegation to China was confronted Monday by Chinese officials for the arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou and the Canadians then brought up the plight of two nationals jailed in China. A Canadian senator, however, who attended the meeting did not know what, if any, headway was made in securing […]

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Bangladesh: Hasina sworn in as PM

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2019

ANKARA (AA): Sheikh Hasina on Monday was sworn in as the Bangladeshi prime minister for her fourth term. According to the prime ministerial office, Hasina assumed office after a grand alliance led by her party Awami League won parliamentary elections on Dec. 30. Hasina’s party clinched a landslide victory in the violence-marred elections. The opposition […]

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Thai police say they won’t deport Saudi woman

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2019

BANGKOK (AP): The head of Thailand’s immigration police said Monday that a young Saudi woman who was stopped in Bangkok as she was trying to travel to Australia for asylum to escape alleged abuse by her family will not be sent anywhere against her wishes. Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun remained barricaded in an airport hotel room […]

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Pakistan

Fazlur Rehman vows to bring PPP, PML-N closer soon

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Fazlur Rehman Saturday vowed to bring the country’s two major opposition parties, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) with five month. Talking to journalists, Fazlur Rehman asserted that he will end differences between the leadership of PPP and PML-N within months. The JIU-F leader said […]

Bilawal to address PPP rally today in Kotri

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2019

F.P. Report KOTRI: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will address a political rally today (Saturday) at Sachal Sarmast Stadium in Kotri, a city in Jamshoro district. According to details, the PPP is expected to flex its political muscle in Kotri and all the arrangements were finalized in this regard. PPP local leader […]

Three killed, two injured in Sargodha road accident

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2019

F.P. Report SARGODHA: As many as three people were killed and two others critically injured in a traffic accident Dharema area of Sarghoda on late Friday night. Rescue officials told media that the accident occurred when a speeding car, travelling from Sargodha to Shahpur, overturned on the road. All three deceased were young men and […]

President Arif Alvi reconstitutes NFC

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi reconstituted a 10-member National Finance Commission (NFC) and named Finance Minister Asad Umar as chairman of the commission. The President house issued a notification on Friday, the NFC will comprise the federal finance minister as its chairman and four provincial finance ministers as members. Four members from the […]

PML-N, PPP leaders demand probe into Aleema Khan’s properties

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Leaders from the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and Pakistan Peoples Party lambasted the incumbent Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government for its “double standards” of justice and demanded an investigation into the foreign properties owned by Prime Minister Imran Khan’s sister Aleema. They were reacting to a recent report submitted by the State Bank of Pakistan […]

Mandviwala gets notice for tweet about Ali Jehangir

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Deputy Chairman Senate Saleem Mandviwala Friday said former ambassador Ali  Jehangir Siddiqui, through Amir Shafiq, has filed a defamation suit against a tweet  made by him about their business partnership with a private airline. Speaking at a press conference, he said in the tweet he mentioned the  investment of $ 20 million […]

Afghanistan

Anti-deforestation plan ready to go into effect, says Durrani

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2019

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: Agriculture, irrigation and livestock minister said concerns about arbitrary deforestation remained, but a plan to prevent the illegal practice has been readied. Nasir Ahmad Durrani said insecurity and internal and regional mafia groups had paved the way for arbitrary deforestations in Afghanistan. Addressing a conference at the governor’s house in Jalalabad, the […]

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Ghani’s envoy to visit Pakistan on Afghan peace

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Mohammad Umer Daudzai, President Ashraf Ghani’s Special Envoy for Regional Affairs on Consensus about Peace and head of the High Peace Council secretariat, on Wednesday announced that he will visit Pakistan in the near future to discuss consensus around peace in regional level. Addressing a ceremony of HPC members and civil society […]

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‘Presidential vote delayed on govt’s orders’

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Potential presidential candidates accused the government of ordering the earlier scheduled April 20 vote to be delayed for a period of three months without consulting politicians. Ahmad Wali Massoud, a possible presidential candidate, told a press conference in Kabul that delaying the presidential election was injustice with people. He said the government […]

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5 ANA soldiers killed, 6 injured

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2019

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR CITY: At least five Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers have been killed and six others wounded as a result of a Taliban attack in the Maiwand district of southern Kandahar province, an official said on Wednesday. The overnight incident happened as the militants dug up a tunnel to an ANA base in […]

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Afghan conflict evolving into war of nerves

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2019

KABUL (AA): As a New Year dawns, Afghanistan’s long-running conflict is shifting to a form of psychological warfare as casualties mount on all sides. Statistics compiled by Anadolu Agency show that in December alone, at least 150 security forces, 184 civilians and hundreds of armed insurgents were killed in a string of deadly incidents while […]

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Afghanistan emerges as deadliest country for journalists

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghanistan emerged as the deadliest country for media workers in 2018, says the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ). During the outgoing year, 18 journalists were killed in the conflict-torn country, followed by Mexico with 11, Yemen with nine and Syria with eight. The number of killings of working journalists and news staff […]

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Business

PFC urges FPCCI elected body to help furniture sector

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Furniture Council (PFC) Chief Executive Mian Kashif Ashfaq Thursday urged the newly elected body of Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) to take concrete steps to help furniture sector exploiting potential in local and in international markets to boost the volume of exports. In his felicitation message to […]

China futures market turnover up in 2018

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2019

DALIAN (Xinhua): The turnover of China’s futures posted double-digit growth in 2018, the China Futures Association said Wednesday. The total transaction value of the futures market was 210.82 trillion yuan (30.77 trillion U.S. dollars) in 2018, up 12.2 percent year on year. The volume of futures trading was slightly over 3 billion during the period, […]

South Korea’s exports plunge in December

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2019

SEOUL (Agencies): South Korean exports fell slightly in December from a year earlier, official data showed on Tuesday, missing even the most pessimistic forecast from a Reuters survey and providing fresh evidence of a cooling global economy. Although all 10 economists in the Reuters survey had forecast a rise in exports, some said the data […]

Vietnam’s Vietjet continues expansion of international network with new route

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2019

Monitoring Desk HANOI: The Phu Quoc – Seoul route will operate daily return flights with a flight time of approximately 5.5 hours per leg. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – New-age carrier Vietjet officially launched a new service connecting Phu Quoc Island and the South Korean capital of Seoul on 22 December 2018, contributing to the promotion […]

French company to supply turbines for Nile hydro-dam

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2019

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AA): A French Company has signed an agreement to accelerate the construction of Ethiopia’s multi-billion-dollar dam on the Nile, local media reported Wednesday. GE Hydro France, engine and turbine manufacturing company, signed the deal with Ethiopian Electric Power on Monday. The Ethiopian government earlier cancelled a contract with military-run conglomerate Metals and […]

Qatar Airways celebrates 20 years of operations to Lahore

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2019

F.P. Report DOHA, Qatar: Qatar Airways is celebrating its 20th anniversary of flights to the historical cultural heart of Pakistan; Lahore. Known as the second largest city in Pakistan and the capital of Punjab Province, Qatar Airways celebrated this long held commitment to the city of wonders with a cake cutting ceremony at Allma Iqbal […]

Sports

Mickey Arthur warned, given one demerit point for breaching ICC Code of Conduct

By The Frontier Post | December 28, 2018

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur received an official warning and one demerit point for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the third day’s play in the first Test, which South Africa won by six wickets at Centurion on Friday. Arthur was found to have violated Article 2.8 of the ICC Code of […]

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Football: Robinho transferred to Turkey’s Basaksehir

By The Frontier Post | December 28, 2018

ISTANBUL (AA): Brazilian footballer Robson de Souza, commonly known as Robinho, agreed to join the Turkish Super Lig leader Medipol Basaksehir on Thursday. Robinho was transferred from another Turkish club, Demir Grup Sivasspor. He scored 8 goals in 16 matches in Sivasspor in the first half of Turkish Spor Toto Super Lig’s 2018/2019 season. The […]

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Elgar and Amla guide South Africa to victory in opening Test

By The Frontier Post | December 28, 2018

CENTURION (Agencies): Dean Elgar and Hashim Amla hit half-centuries as South Africa beat Pakistan by six wickets inside three days in the first Test at SuperSport Park on Friday. The pair survived some early scares and put on 119 for the second wicket before Elgar was caught behind off part-time medium-pacer Shan Masood for 50, […]

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Murray happy with decision not to quit tennis

By The Frontier Post | December 28, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Former world number one Andy Murray says he has no regrets about not walking away from tennis despite missing 11 months of the year with a hip injury. The three-time Grand Slam champion was speaking ahead of his return to the sport at the season-opening Brisbane International, which gets underway at the Queensland […]

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Nadal confident about fitness for Australian Open

By The Frontier Post | December 28, 2018

MELBOURNE (Agencies): Rafael Nadal is “confident” he will be 100 percent fit when the Australian Open starts in less than three weeks’ time despite enduring yet another tough battle with injuries over the past few months. The Spanish world number two had to pull the plug early on his 2018 season and has not played […]

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Peshawar, Swabi enter into final

By The Frontier Post | December 28, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Peshawar and Swabi took berth into the women final of the Osama Shaheed Memorial Table Tennis Championship being played here at Qayyum Sports Complex on Thursday. On the second day in the women category Peshawar defeated Kohat by 3-0 while Swabi recorded victory against Mardan in straight sets. Earlier, in the quarter-final […]

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Fashion & Movies

Salman Khan shares a picture from ‘Bharat’

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif have been shooting for Bharat since the mid of this year. The duo has pulled all possible strings to make this one a spectacle. Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, the film has been shot at various locations from Malta to Ludhiana. Disha Patani is also a part […]

‘Thugs of Hindostan’ struggle on day 6 at box office

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Thugs of Hindostan, the big Diwali release of the year, has been struggling at the box office ever since its earnings came crashing down on its day two. The film that boasts of a stellar star cast including Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh collected around Rs 4 […]

Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh are officially married couple

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk ITALY: Two of the Bollywood’s undisputed stars Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone are now married. According to India Today, the couple has tied the knot in holy matrimony. The Konkani-style nuptials of the power couple just got over now and Ranveer and Deepika are an officially married couple now! The couple wanted their […]

Final season of Game of Thrones will premier in April next year

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: The final season of Game of Thrones will premier in April 2019, HBO confirmed. Winter had arrived in Westeros, but the wait seems eternal for the fans of the fantasy series. The final season will consist of just six episodes, each reportedly being feature-length or close to feature-length in runtime Season 7 […]

‘Brahmastra’ to be released on Christmas 2019

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The first in a trilogy, Ayan Mukerji’s Brahmastra has been making headlines ever since it was announced. The film brings together Bollywood’s three supremely talented stars – Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt. As the excitement is only increasing around the film, we now have a big update for you on […]

Malaika reacts to her wedding rumors with Arjun

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Rumour mills have been rife that alleged lovers Malaika Arora and Arjun Kapoor plan to soon go official about their relationship and tie the knot next year. Recently spotted making public appearances together, Arjun and Malaika event went to Milan to celebrate latter’s birthday and later attending B-town Diwali bashes together. What […]

Science & Technology

Huawei to launch window for Mate 20 series

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: Huawei has announced that its Kirin 980 chipset will power the Mate 20 series of flagship phablets. The processor will be the first commercially available 7nm smartphone chipset as well. “According to Mr. Richard Yu, the CEO of Huawei CBG [consumer business group – ed], Huawei will unveil the Kirin 980 at IFA, which will be the […]

Motorola phone ‘brazen copy’ of iPhone X

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Smartphone brand Motorola has been criticised for revealing a “shameless” copy of the iPhone X as its new model. Many phone-makers have copied the look of the iPhone X, which has a smaller bezel around the screen and a “notch” at the top that houses a camera. However, reviewers said the new […]

Objectionable content: PTA demands to ban Twitter in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Twitter might be banned in Pakistan as Government couldn’t force twitter to work in the constitutional realm of legitimate free speech. PTA asked to ban Twitter in Pakistan as it doesn’t respond to Government’s Demands. Ban Twitter in Pakistan for Not Responding to Government Demands On Cabinet Secretariat, PTA informed Standing Com­mittee […]

Pak’s satellites PRSS- 1, PakTES-1A become fully operational

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: After the successful tests in the orbit, Pakistan’s first Remote Sensing Satellite (PRSS-1) and Pakistan’s indigenous Technology Evaluation Satellite (PakTES-1A) beca-me fully operational on Tues-day. The control of PRSS-1 Satellite was successfully transferred to Ground Control Stations in Pakistan, a statement issued by the Planning Commission here said. The satellites were successfully […]

Android devices are at risk of attacks

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: With hacking incidents happening more frequently, the last thing you want to hear is that your phone is not secure. According to a report by Security firm Kryptowire, Android’s open operating system may be open to vulnerabilities. The security firm ran tests on 10 devices running the Android OS and found that […]

Samsung launches gaming-friendly Note-9

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters): Samsung Electronics Co Ltd launched the Galaxy Note 9 “phablet” in New York on Thursday, promising better battery life and quick cooling to attract gamers and revive flagging sales. The focus on gamer-friendly features appears to be a shift away from Samsung’s previous positioning of the Note as a productivity-boosting device, and […]

Health

Congo records first Ebola case

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

GOMA (Reuters):  Congo has recorded its first case of Ebola in the eastern trading hub of Butembo, a city of close to a million with strong trade links to neighboring Uganda, the health ministry said on Wednesday. The current Ebola outbreak is believed to have killed 85 people since July and infected another 39. Most […]

Higher cholesterol at a young age could create health issues at older age

By The Frontier Post | September 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: It’s long been established that high levels of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) — colloquially known as “bad” cholesterol — can lead to serious cardiovascular problems in older individuals. But a new study suggests that young people with elevated LDL-C levels, even if they’re otherwise healthy, should take notice. That’s because what […]

36 dengue cases registered in Peshawar

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: As many as 36 dengue fever cases have been registered in different areas of the provincial capital so far. This was told during a meeting regarding prevention of dengue held here Monday with District Nazim, Mohammad Asim Khan in the chair. Besides, District Health Officer (DHO), Dr. Gul Mohammad, Dr. Abdul Waheed, […]

Eight days IPV campaign to be started from today

By The Frontier Post | September 3, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: The eight days Injectable Polio Vaccine (IPV) campaign will start from Monday in two polio high risk districts of Balochistan. Provincial Coordinator of Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) Syed Fasial Ahmed said in the campaign some 2,07,454 children would be vaccinated in Quetta and Pishin. “During the IPV Campaign children under age of […]

UK considers ban on sale of energy drinks to young people

By The Frontier Post | August 31, 2018

LONDON (AFP): Britain´s government launched a public consultation Thursday over plans to ban the sale of energy drinks to young people, as it grapples with some of Western Europe´s worst child obesity rates. Prime Minister Theresa May wants to prevent retailers from selling popular energy drinks to children because of their high levels of sugar […]

Fish oil supplements not helpful in prevention of heart attacks or strokes

By The Frontier Post | August 28, 2018

WASHINGTON: Fish oil supplements do not help prevent heart attacks or strokes in people with diabetes, said a study Monday that adds to a growing body of research on the ineffectiveness of pills containing omega-3 fatty acids. More than 15,000 people with diabetes but no signs of heart disease enrolled in the study in Britain, […]

Travel

After the nuclear deal, Iran’s fragile tourism industry to face problems  

By The Frontier Post | May 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk TEHRAN: In 2016, as an indication of confidence in the renewed harmony between the West and Iran, three of Europe’s most prestigious airlines returned to the Middle Eastern country’s capital Tehran. The resumption of direct flights by British Airways, Air France and KLM, from London, Paris and Amsterdam, followed the lifting of a number […]

Saudi carrier begins offering flights to Turkey’s Izmir

By The Frontier Post | May 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk RIYADH: Saudi Airlines, the oil-rich kingdom’s national carrier, launched a new flight route to the Turkish city of Izmir on Wednesday. Flights to Izmir, located on Turkey’s Aegean coast, will depart from Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz International Airport. In a statement issued late Tuesday, the airliner said that four Jeddah-Izmir flights would begin operating […]

Sri Lanka tourist arrival up by 13%

By The Frontier Post | May 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk COLOMBO: Tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka for the month of April rose 12.6 percent year-on-year (YoY) to 180, 429 amid higher arrivals from Asia & Pacific and Europe, the data released by Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) showed. Arrivals from Asia & Pacific, which include North East Asia, South East Asia, Oceania […]

Turkey expects three millions British tourists in 2018

By The Frontier Post | May 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANTALYA: Almost three million British tourists are expected to visit Turkey in 2018, the UK Ambassador to Turkey Dominick Chilcott said on Monday. Visiting Governor of Antalya Munir Karaloglu in his office in Antalya, Chillcott said the tourists from the UK would reach record numbers this year. “There is a rapid comeback. So, […]

Etihad Airways offers free hotel stay to passengers in Abu Dhabi

By The Frontier Post | May 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk ABU DHABI: Etihad Airways is offering one night’s free accommodation in select hotels in Abu Dhabi to all guests travelling in Economy Class from certain destinations in the Middle East, Africa and Pakistan, and stopping over in the UAE’s capital. The hotels participating in the offer are the Radisson Blu Yas Island and […]

Passenger plane lands 200 passengers on wrong, unfinished runway

By The Frontier Post | May 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk An airline crew has been suspended after landing a passenger jet carrying more than 200 passengers on the wrong runway. Vietnam Airlines Flight VN7344 from Ho Chi Minh City touched down on a runway still under construction and soon to be Nha Trang Cam Ranh International’s second landing strip. The runway is not yet […]

Articles

War on terror and efforts of Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2018

Bilal Abdul Ghani Acknowledgement, recognition, acceptance and appreciation is a patent formula of success and to achieve goals and targets anywhere in the world. If you are fighting a war and you have most advanced technological ammunition, weapons and strong team allies but you are not giving recognition and acceptance to your team then it […]

Taliban’s mini tet offensive in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2018

Haroun Mir The Taliban have skillfully surprised the Afghan government and NATO’s military commanders in Afghanistan by overrunning the city of Ghazni, a strategic population center on the main highway linking Kabul to the west and southwest of the country. This surprise attack, while Kabul and Washington were distracted by the prospect of another ceasefire […]

Perspective and beyond

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2018

Hina Khan Palwasha “If you wish to find yourself, you must first admit you are lost.”  Brian Rathbone Indeed, we as an individual as well as a nation are lost! They say exploring the world lets you explore yourself but the truth is a little indepth analysis is a good thing. It plays a more […]

We are under a great attack. They are openly threatening us… So what, are we going to surrender?

By The Frontier Post | August 12, 2018

Ibrahim Karagul They are openly threatening us. U.S. President Donald Trump is making threats, his helpers are making threats, his finance circles are making threats, his defense circles are making threats, and his foreign affairs circles are making threats. The U.S. administration has launched the fourth leg of the war it started with Russia, China […]

Sarah Sanders will always stand with Trump

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2018

Imran Khalid Not for a good reason, of course, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has made headlines once again. The extraordinary heated exchange between her and CNN’s Jim Acosta on her refusal to say the media is not the enemy of the people took an ugly turn when Acosta walked out of the […]

EU dying silently as it plays in Trump’s court

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2018

Mohammad Ghaderi The paradoxical approaches taken by the European authorities is definitely one of its kind! Over the past months, Angela Merkel, the German Chancellor, has repeatedly emphasized that the EU can no longer rely on the United States to secure its interests. However, the German Chancellor held secret and hidden negotiations with the US […]

Editorial

Is it professional incompetence?

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2018

The lack of political will to establish an integrated and professionally capable institutional frame work has created bottlenecks in the inevitable documentation to show Pakistan’s resolve of effectively curbing Money laundering and terrorism financing. The expected outcome is that the National Counter Terrorism Authority has shied away from taking the responsibility of preparing the crucial […]

Ballooning circular debt

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2018

The issue of chronic circular debt is a major challenge of power sector which is halfheartedly addressed with raising power tariffs and shifting the financial burden to honest consumers who regularly pay their monthly electricity bills at inflated rates. The previous PML-N government paid a circular debt of Rs. 485 billion which was accumulated during […]

Currency stability

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

Rupee is gaining value against the US dollar. It seems that its rate of exchange will stabalise at Rs. 124 for a dollar. With continuing uptrend in its value and positive outlook of the open market saw fresh inflow of US dollars, which further widened the spread between the buying and selling rate of greenback […]

US red alert to IMF

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2018

US secretary of State Mike Pompeo has issued a red alert to the International Monetary Fund against fresh bail out Package to Pakistan which it badly needs to pay off its external liabilities on account of swollen current account deficit and ballooning foreign debt. He warned on Monday that IMF loans can not be used […]

US Taliban talks

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2018

The Taliban officials told several US media outlets that they have held face to face meetings with American diplomats in the capital of Qatar, Doha last week. The Top US diplomat of State Department for South Asia Alice Wells led the US team in these talks. The meeting reflects “a reversal of US long time […]

CJP soul searching speech

By The Frontier Post | July 30, 2018

Addressing a function at Judicial Academy in Lahore, the Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar dwelt at length on the most important national issues including water scarcity, ballooning public debt and lack of dispensation of easy and inexpensive justice. He said the acute water shortages faced by the country is because of international conspiracy […]

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