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MQM-L plans killing of candidates to Sabotage elections: Rangers

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Endorsing The Frontier Post’s report of July 14, Pakistan Rangers Sindh on Wednesday claimed that Altaf Hussain-led Muttahida Qaumi Movement-London (MQM-L) has tasked target killers to hit men of MQM-P, PSP and other splinter groups. “Rangers on tip off conducted a joint raid with police in Orangi Town and arrested Muhammad Bilal […]

Interior ministry removes Zardari, Talpur’s names from ECL

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former President Asif Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur names have been removed from the Exit Control List (ECL). According to reports, the interior ministry has removed the name of PPP leaders from the ECL. Earlier on July 12, Supreme Court put to rest reports that it had issued directives to stop […]

Federal cabinet approves open trail of Sharif family in remaining two corruption cases

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet has withdrawn the decision of conducting the trial of Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Capt (retd) Safdar in prison behind the closed doors. Caretaker Prime Minister Justice (retd) Nasir-ul-Mulk chaired cabinet meeting on Wednesday and the decision was taken in it. Deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family […]

NAB court adjourns Sharif’s corruption cases till July 30

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Accountability Court has resumed hearing of corruption cases against Nawaz Sharif and his family on Wednesday. During the hearing, Khawaja Haris counsel of Nawaz Sharif once again reiterated his objection that Judge Muhammad Bashir heard the remaining two cases as he had already ruled in one of the three corruption cases against […]

UN rejects Indian allegations on Kashmir report: FO

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Dr Muhammad Faisal, Foreign Office (FO) Spokesperson has said that United Nations had rejected Indian allegations on a report regarding the human rights situation in the Indian occupied Kashmir. Dr Faisal said this on twitter on Wednesday. He said that it is very disappointment that India rejected the report on Kashmir without […]

Imran Khan fails to appear before NAB in helicopter misuse case

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan failed to appear before the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in an ongoing investigation against his alleged misuse of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s helicopters. Imran Khan through his counsels has asked the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to give him time to appear as he is busy in election campaign. […]

Global

Pompeo to testify before Senate on Russia

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2018

WASHINGTON (Sputnik): The reason for the upcoming testimony hasn’t been revealed yet, while Pompeo himself has yet to comment on the information. Republican Senator Bob Corker has announced that US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is due to testify on Russia before the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee next week. According to the senator, the […]

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Nearly 300 Malians killed in Millitia clashes: UN

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2018

GENEVA (Reuters): Nearly 300 Malian civilians have been killed in fighting between rival militias this year, the UN human rights office said on Tuesday, as surging inter-communal violence across the country threatens a presidential election due later this month. Malians head to the polls on July 29 for a vote meant to draw a line […]

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Ukraine activist attacked with green liquid

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2018

KIEV (Reuters): A top Ukrainian anti-corruption activist said he suffered chemical burns on Tuesday when an assailant threw green liquid in his face as he took part in a demonstration outside a prosecutor’s office in Kiev. Most of Vitaliy Shabunin’s face and his left hand were covered in bright green stains similar to marks left […]

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Pro-independence HK party faces possible ban

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2018

HONG KONG (AP): Authorities on Tuesday told a political party that advocates independence for Hong Kong the group might be banned on national security grounds, in one of the most severe steps against separatist voices since the territory returned to Chinese rule in 1997. In a letter to the leader of the Hong Kong National […]

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OIC expresses solidarity with people of IoK: Maleeha Lodhi

By The Frontier Post | July 17, 2018

NEW YORK (APP): Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the United Nations (UN) Maleeha Lodhi remarked on Tuesday the envoys of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) expressed solidarity with people of Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK). Speaking at a meeting organized at the UN headquarters by the Pakistani ambassador, Ladhi said the current state of human rights in IoK […]

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Russian establishment chalks up Trump summit as a win for Putin

By The Frontier Post | July 17, 2018

MOSCOW (Reuters): Russia’s political and media establishment heralded talks between the Russian and U.S. leaders in Helsinki as a victory for Vladimir Putin in breaking down Western resolve to treat Russia as a pariah. “The West’s attempts to isolate Russia failed,” read the headline on a report on Monday’s summit meeting in state-run newspaper Rossiisskaya […]

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Pakistan

Huge cache of weapons seize at Torkham border

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2018

Ahmad Nabi LANDI KOTAL: The custom official foiled a bid of smuggling of arms from Afghanistan to Pakistan via Torkham border here on Wednesday. Pir Izhar, superintendent at Torkham custom office while sharing details told that on tip off that some outlaws from the neighboring country would make an attempt to shift a huge assignment of […]

Imran to present plan for South Punjab province: Shah

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2018

F.P. Report MULTAN: Vice Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that party chairman Imran Khan would present plan of south Punjab province in his public meeting scheduled for July 20. Talking to media persons on Wednesday after reviewing arrangement at Qasim Bagh Stadium, the site for scheduled public meeting, Shah Mehmood Qureshi […]

‘ANP will never bow to terrorists’

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2018

F.P. Report SWABI: Asfandyar Wali Khan, Awami National Party (ANP) central president said that the terrorists had bent upon to create a perturbed situation to postpone July 25 general election and create disunity in the ranks of the masses to achieve their nefarious designs but they would never be succeeded. He was addressing a gathering […]

‘Authorities not provide level playing field to all parties’

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2018

Farid Shinwari PESHAWAR: Amid roars of pre-poll rigging by mainstream political parties, the provincial leader of Pakistan People Party and candidate for PK-77, Syed Zahir Ali Shah alleged authorities of patronizing and pushing only a single party but does not provide level playing field to others. The repercussions will be not fruitful if any attempt […]

NAB KP arrests absconder in hajj scam

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: In the light of directions of Chairman NAB Justice Javed Iqbal to arrest absconders in corruption cases, Intelligence team of NAB Khyber Pakhtunkhwa conducted a raid and arrested Navid Sadiq resident of Kohat allegedly involved in the offence of cheating public at large with more than 51 potential pilgrims (Hujjaj) worth millions […]

CM stresses need for effective law against electricity power theft

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Caretaker Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Justice Retd. Dost Muhammad Khan has stressed the need for a formal and effective law against electricity power theft and decided to promulgate an ordinance against power theft in the province. He was talking to Chief Executive PESCO, Eng. Dr. Muhammad Amjad who called on him […]

Afghanistan

‘US ready for direct talks with Afghan Taliban’

By The Frontier Post | July 17, 2018

KABUL (Reuters): The United States is ready to join direct negotiations with the Taliban in an effort to end the 17 year-long war in Afghanistan, General John Nicholson, the top US commander, said on Monday, amid growing speculation about possible peace talks. The comment follows increased diplomatic efforts to seek talks following unprecedented scenes of […]

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‘Dollars smuggling behind afghani’s depreciation’

By The Frontier Post | July 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Central Bank chief has linked the depreciation of afghani to the smuggling of dollars and has warned of further depreciation if the foreign currency’s smuggling is not stopped. Khalilullah Sediqui, Da Afghanistan Bank head, was summoned on Monday to the Wolesi Jirga to brief lawmakers about the depreciation of afghani against […]

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Atmar, Nicholson hold talks on ANDSF funding, security

By The Frontier Post | July 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghan National Security Adviser Mohammad Hanif Atmar met with the Commander of the US Forces and the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan General John Nicholson. The Office of the National Security Council (ONSC) in a statement said the two sides held talks regarding the extension of the funding of the […]

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Seven ALP men killed in Taliban attack on checkpoint

By The Frontier Post | July 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: Seven Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel manning a check-post have been killed in a Taliban attack in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Monday. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the militants stormed the ALP checkpoint in the Marko area of Ghanikhel district late on Sunday night. He […]

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NPC approves contracts worth 204 million afghanis

By The Frontier Post | July 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The National Procurement Commission (NPC) on Monday approved three contracts worth above 204 million afghanis, a statement from the Presidential Palace’s media office said. The NPC that met under President Ashraf Ghani’s chairmanship discussed 11 procurement contracts worth more than one billion afs but approved three contracts worth above 204 million afghanis, […]

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Eight security personnel among 23 killed

By The Frontier Post | July 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk FAIZABAD: At least 25 militants, including four foreign fighters, and eight security personnel have been killed during an ongoing clash in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Monday. Nek Mohammad Nazari, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the insurgents have been conducting coordinated attacks on Zibak district for the past three […]

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Business

European demand for passenger cars up 2.9%

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: The European Union’s demand for passenger cars in the first half of this year rose 2.9 percent year-on-year, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) reported on Tuesday. “The strong performance of the new EU member states is worth highlighting, as registrations increased by 11.4 percent so far this year,” the ACEA said […]

Uncertainties continue to increase demand for dollar

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) on Tuesday said continued erosion in the exchange rate proves that the measures adopted to reduce demand of the American currency have not worked as expected due to uncertainty. The country saw the fourth round of devaluation as the rupee crashed to […]

SK illegally imported coal from North: Report

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk SEOUL: Coal from North Korea was shipped to the South on two occasions in 2017, according to an annual United Nations sanctions committee report. The UN Security Council adopted a resolution last year banning exports of coal from the North along with other minerals. US broadcaster Voice of America cited the committee’s report […]

Need stressed for promoting Pak-Saudia bilateral trade

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2018

F.P. Report JEDDAH: Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s Senior Vice President Muhammad Naveed Malik has said that there is a lot of scope for enhancing trade volume between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia. He was talking to Shaiq Ahmed Bhutto, Pakistani Acting Consul General during the visit to Consulate General of Pakistan here. He was […]

Amazon CEO becomes the richest Man

By The Frontier Post | July 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos becomes the richest man in modern history. With a total net worth of 150$ billion, Jeff Bezos has more worth than Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates ever was. One thing more is worth noticing that Bill Gates has donated a huge amount of his net worth to charity. […]

US trade fight to derail economic recovery, growth prospects: IMF

By The Frontier Post | July 17, 2018

WASHINGTON (Agencies): The International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned on Monday that escalating and sustained trade conflicts are increasingly likely, threatening to derail the economic recovery and depress medium-term growth prospects. The IMF, in an update to its World Economic Outlook growth forecasts, said that the United States, as the focus of retaliatory tariffs from trading […]

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Sports

Miandad wants a regular Pak-India bilateral series

By The Frontier Post | July 17, 2018

ISLAMABAD (APP): Batting legend Javed Miandad wanted to see Pakistan-India playing a bilateral series regularly saying when both teams can face each other in World tournaments then why cannot in a regular series. Talking to APP, he questioned Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and Board of Cricket for Control in India (BCCI) saying when both Pakistan […]

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British Open is his best chance of winning another major, Woods says

By The Frontier Post | July 17, 2018

CARNOUSTIE (Reuters): Tiger Woods says the British Open represents his best chance of winning another major championship, and with some “cleaner golf” this might be the week be breaks his decade-plus major drought. Speaking at Carnoustie on Tuesday two days before the championship’s first round, Woods said the Open puts less emphasis on power, a […]

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Prepare players for pitches in England: Qadir

By The Frontier Post | July 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former leg-spinner Abdul Qadir has said Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) must prepare green-shirts according to pitches in England where the 2019 World Cup will be held. Talking to APP, Qadir, who was also former PCB chief selector, said it is time to start preparing for the World Cup as to form a […]

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Joshua to face Povetkin at Wembley in September

By The Frontier Post | July 17, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Britain’s Anthony Joshua will defend his world heavyweight titles against Russian Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Stadium on 22 September. The 28-year-old unified the WBA, IBF and WBO world heavyweight titles with a unanimous points win over New Zealander Joseph Parker in Cardiff in March. Unbeaten in 21 professional bouts, he now faces 38-year-old […]

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Fakhar shines as Pakistan crush Zimbabwe

By The Frontier Post | July 17, 2018

Bulawayo (Agencies): It might be possible Pakistan don’t even remember playing this game, so perfunctory was their nine-wicket win. Had their minds been completely preoccupied by other concerns – the upcoming Asia Cup, the series against Australia and New Zealand after that, or where they were going to go on holiday – the result of […]

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France set for heroes’ welcome after thrilling World Cup win

By The Frontier Post | July 17, 2018

PARIS (Agencies): Victorious France were set to return to a heroes´ welcome on Monday after winning the World Cup for the second time with a roller-coaster 4-2 victory over Croatia which set off chaotic celebrations at home. Teenager Kylian Mbappe applied the coup de grace in Moscow as France, aided by an own goal and […]

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Fashion

Ranbir Kapoor’s Sanju enters in 300 crores club

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Rajkumar Hirani directorial starring Ranbir Kapoor in the lead, Sanju has been extremely well received by the critics and fans world across. The biopic made on the life of actor Sanjay Dutt has broken yet another record at the box office by entering the Rs. 500 crore club. The film has not […]

Kajol to be seen in interesting role in “Helicopter Eela”

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Three years after her last release Dilwale, Kajol is all set to return to the big screen after with Pradeep Sarkar’s Helicopter Eela. The actress will be seen playing a possessive mother in the film. She gives up her dream of becoming a singer to raise her only child. Her son Riddhi […]

Vidya Balan likely to work in the Hindi version of ‘36 Vayadhinile’

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Post Tumhari Sulu, Vidya Balan took quite some time to finalise her next film. She has given her nod to actor-politician Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao’s (NTR) biopic, where she will portray the role of NTR’s wife Basava Tarakam and now we are hearing that the powerhouse performer has been approached for the […]

Ajay Devgn to play a football coach in upcoming movie

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: After Chankya, here comes another announcement from Ajay Devgn. The superstar is all set to play a football coach in his next film, which is biopic of India’s legendary football coach Syed Abdul Rahim. Produced by Zee Studios and Boney Kapoor, the film will see Ajay Devgn essay the role of the […]

Ranbir Kapoor wants more movies with Rajkumar Hirani

By The Frontier Post | July 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: With almost 300 crores in their kitty in just ten days, Ranbir Kapoor and Rajkumar Hirani are proving to be one of the most successful actor-director duos in recent times. Placing their bets on the clockwork of a life of Sanjay Dutt, Rajkumar Hirani managed to make Sanju this year’s biggest hit. […]

Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani demand huge amount to work together

By The Frontier Post | July 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani’s chemistry is both a hit on screen as well as off it. The duo successfully grabs eyeballs every time they step out together.  Their hit pair also won hearts in Baaghi 2 making it one of the highest grossers of 2018. Now, it has come to the […]

Technology

S Korean’s Samsung earning growth slows on Smartphone sales

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2018

SEOUL (Agencies): South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd estimated on Friday earnings grew at the slowest pace in more than a year in the second quarter, as analysts said weak smartphone sales likely offset record high chip earnings. Samsung shares fell 2 percent as the guidance gave investors insight into how badly the […]

Zambia to introduce strict laws to control cyber-crime

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2018

LUSAKA (AFP): Zambia said on Thursday it will introduce tough new laws to regulate social media use to fight cyber-crime and combat the consumption of pornography in the conservative African country. Communication Minister Brian Mushimba told parliament that some Zambians were using social media to commit identity theft, send pornographic images and spread hate speech. […]

India criticizes WhatsApp for spreading false news

By The Frontier Post | July 5, 2018

NEW DELHI (AFP) – India has told WhatsApp to take “immediate action” after a spate of horrific lynchings sparked by false rumors being shared on the hugely popular smartphone messaging service. More than 25 people have been killed in India in recent months after rumors were spread on smartphones about child kidnappers, thieves and sexual […]

Twitter to confirm new accounts as part of battle against manipulation

By The Frontier Post | July 3, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter on Tuesday said it will begin asking for email addresses or phone numbers to confirm new accounts as part of a battle against manipulation, particularly by automated bots. Adding a way to check that a real person is behind new accounts was described by Twitter as being among measures to fight abuse, […]

Alphabet invests $300 million in electric scooter service

By The Frontier Post | July 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk You didn’t think Silicon Valley’s biggest names would stand on the sidelines while the electric scooter trend continued to grow, did you? The Financial Times sources have learned that Alphabet has invested directly in scooter service Lime as part of a larger $300 million funding round that already included Google Ventures. There’s no mention of how much cash was […]

Huawei to launch its first 5G phone next year

By The Frontier Post | June 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk 5G is the next tech revolution. Slated to launch around 2020,Huawei is getting a head start. The company’s first 5G phone will go on sale next year, it announced at Mobile World Congress Shanghai, sometime before the end of June 2019. It’ll follow Huawei’s first 5G Kirin chip, which it says will come in […]

Health

Coffee to increase teamwork

By The Frontier Post | July 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk Coffee is known to keep us more alert and focused, so many of us use it to boost our energy levels and productivity. However, it turns out that this popular stimulant may help to sustain not only individual effort, but also constructive interaction within a team. A new study suggests that a little […]

Air pollution increases risk of diabetes

By The Frontier Post | July 3, 2018

PARIS (AFP): Air pollution caused one in seven new cases of diabetes in 2016, according to a US study, which found even low levels raised the chances of developing the chronic disease. Diabetes has primarily been associated with lifestyle factors like diet and a sedentary lifestyle, but research by the Washington University School of Medicine […]

Anti-polio drive in Tribal districts and Sub-divisions launches

By The Frontier Post | July 2, 2018

Ahmad Nabi LANDI KOTAL: Special three days anti polio campaign in selected tribal districts and sub-divisions started from Monday (Today) on July 2, 2018, under the supervision and security provided by Commissioners, Deputy Commissioners, Health Officials and Security Agencies. As per the press release issued by the Emergency Operations Center(EOC) Tribal Districts and sub-divisions the three […]

Coffee might be helpful in protecting your liver

By The Frontier Post | June 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk When you have your morning coffee, you might be doing more than just giving yourself a boost to start your day — you could also be keeping your liver healthy. New research presented earlier this month at the American Society for Nutrition’s annual meeting in Boston suggests that coffee lovers might have a lower risk […]

Workplace treats can add extra calories

By The Frontier Post | June 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk Do you like noshing on the job? The food you eat at work whether it’s at the cafeteria, from a vending machine, or in the break room, probably isn’t healthy for you. And those extra calories can add up. A study of 5,222 workers in the United States found that the foods we eat at […]

Flight attendant lifestyle can increase risk of developing cancer

By The Frontier Post | June 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk People who work on U.S. flight crews have higher rates of certain types of cancer, according to a new study out of Harvard. Not only are flight crews more likely to be diagnosed with cancer, the longer they work in the field, the higher the risk of developing it becomes, researchers from the […]

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Travel

Post-Brexit: The must-see countries for travellers

By The Frontier Post | June 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: This weekend marks two years since the UK voted to leave the European Union – and with it the beginning of a bumpy ride for the wallets of British holidaymakers. According to analysis by travel money experts FairFX, sterling is up as much as 70 per cent against some currencies, but remains […]

11 flights to Dubai airport diverted due to electrical fault

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: Eleven flights to Dubai International Airport were diverted on Sunday evening due to an electrical problem at the airport, operator Dubai Airports confirmed. A spokesperson told Gulf News that the disruption was “brief,” with normal operations already restored at Dubai International. “Dubai Airports can confirm that normal operations at Dubai International were briefly disrupted […]

Dubai Tourism encourages transit visitors to UAE

By The Frontier Post | June 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: Dubai Tourism has unveiled a new installation at Dubai International’s Terminal 3 that’s hoped to encourage transit visitors to return to the emirate. The new facility at DXB – called ‘MyDubai Experience’ – will enable passengers to virtually explore Dubai. Dubai International saw 89 million passengers use the transport hub last year, […]

Emirates announces to hire cabin crew in Australia

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk SYDNEY: The Dubai-based airline is looking for Australian workers and is holding Recruitment Day in Sydney this Saturday. “It is an exciting time for us as Emirates continues to grow both globally and within Australia”, Emirates Divisional Vice President for Australasia, Barry Brown said. Anyone interested in a cabin crew career is encouraged […]

Air passenger traffic up in Europe in April

By The Frontier Post | June 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Air passenger traffic in Europe rose 5 percent year-on-year in April, an airport authority said on Monday. “As has occurred in previous months, the non-EU market led the growth dynamic, holding fast at 10.4 percent, on the back of Turkish airports increasing their passenger traffic by an impressive 13.9%,” Airports Council International […]

Dozens flight canceled to Italy due to Italian air-traffic control strike

By The Frontier Post | June 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Dozens of flights between the UK and Italy have been cancelled as Italian air-traffic controllers join a day of industrial action by public servants. The controllers will stop work between 1pm and 5pm, grounding flights on the busiest time of the week. Alitalia is worst hit, with more than 100 cancellations – including services […]

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Article

Third force emerges in Indonesia’s presidential race

By The Frontier Post | July 7, 2018

John McBeth Unlike the English folklore song popularized by American General Douglas MacArthur, outgoing Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla not only has no intention of allowing age to overtake him any time soon, but the old political soldier doesn’t appear to be in any hurry to fade away either. Legally disqualified from a third term, […]

Iran’s nuclear program and West’s blatant double standards

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2018

Syed Zafar Mehdi A few weeks ago, new nuclear enrichment facility was inaugurated at Natanz, which will be producing centrifuges, while operating within the limits of the nuclear deal. The facility’s construction had begun even before the 2015 nuclear deal was inked, Iranian nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi informed, expressing hope that the first old-generation […]

True face of American Democrats

By The Frontier Post | July 5, 2018

Hanif Ghaffari Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the nuclear deal with Iran and the re-enforcement of US secondary sanctions against our country have raised the opposition of the Democratic politicians and members of the US Senate. During recent weeks, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, John Kerry, Susan Rice and Richard Nephew have become supporters of the nuclear […]

Obama’s uprising to scramble Trump

By The Frontier Post | July 4, 2018

Abdulhamid Bayati Barack Obama ended his presidency with pride and successes such as reaching an agreement with Iran over the nuclear deal, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, JCPOA. Leaving the arena to Trump, the ex-US president has recently made headlines again. Trump’s effort to eliminate everything that was signed or approved […]

Need to stay out of FATF listing

By The Frontier Post | July 3, 2018

Iqbal Khan Caretaker government would do a great service by forming a national commission to identify and punish all those responsible for letting the things reverse back after Pakistan’s previous journey to blacklist was over. The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has formally placed Pakistan on the grey list due to ‘strategic deficiencies’ in its […]

Iran’s last deadline to Europe for preserving JCPOA

By The Frontier Post | July 2, 2018

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

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Editorial

Galloping inflation

By The Frontier Post | July 7, 2018

The economy has remained in the state of stagflation, a mix of steadily rising inflation and stagnation, from 2009 to 2016. But after the end of International Monetary Fund (IMF) Extended Fund Facility bailout programme the inflationary pressures gradually got momentum and has now become galloping due to fast depreciation of rupee, sagging exports and […]

SC directives for construction of dams

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2018

Despite the looming water crisis, construction of big dams remained at the bottom of priorities of the ruling political leadership. Starting construction work on Diamer Basha dam and Mohamand dam, officially named Munda dam, was delayed for over 15 years. Consequently, the Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar had to take the initiative for […]

Rationale for power sector reforms

By The Frontier Post | July 5, 2018

The Ministry of Finance informed a parliamentary body that the previous PML-N government had borrowed Rs. 180 billion to reduce circular debt, but the burden was shifted to consumers in the form of debt surcharge who honestly and regularly pay their electricity bills. The government has miserably failed to recover Rs. 850 billion from defaulter […]

Is financial crisis emerging?

By The Frontier Post | July 4, 2018

The downturn of the economy accelerated by the Previous PML-N government now seems to be heading towards financial crisis. The budget deficit has hit a new high of Rs. 2.4 trillion, compelling the finance ministry to instruct the Central Bank and Accountant General Pakistan Revenues (AGPR) to block the clearance of government cheques on June […]

Extension in tax amnesty deadline

By The Frontier Post | July 3, 2018

With a surge in interest in declaration of foreign and domestic asset, the government has extended the tax amnesty for one month with a cut of date of July31. A presidential ordinance has been issued in this regard. The deadline for filing amnesty declarations was June 30, however during last week, a large number of […]

Water resource conservation

By The Frontier Post | July 2, 2018

Caretaker Chief Minister Justice (Retd) Dost Muhammad Khan, while presiding over a meeting of high officials of agriculture and irrigation departments underscored the need for the completion of on going small dam projects. He emphasized long term planning for water conservation projects that are of low cost and provide more benefits. He said these projects […]

Letters to Editor

No respect for tax payers

By The Frontier Post | May 1, 2018

I Want to draw the kind attention  of  Prime Minister  of Pakistan  that  this logic is not understood to me  that those most honest , Most patriotic, most philanthropists  and law-obeying  good citizen of Pakistan who  have being paid  income taxes  every year million of Rupees in most honestly ways, No any development works  are […]

Child laboring in Malakand

By The Frontier Post | April 28, 2018

Present government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa claims for every child in school as revealed in it drive for new enrollment in government sector’s schools. In Malakand the situation is sever in respect of child laboring. Every day in working places, hotels, break’s kilns, shops, filling stations and about all the laboring spots, each and every body […]

Pakistan Post

By The Frontier Post | April 25, 2018

  Pakistan Post was once a pride Government Department for the nation. I have seen twice a day delivery by “Khaki” uniformed postmen. A postcard, probably abandoned today, just in 05 Paisa reached from Kemrai-Karachi to a village on the Torkham Border. A letter reached in “daair Anna” (there were 16 Annas in one Rupee). […]

President House an overrated budget

By The Frontier Post | April 22, 2018

According to the allocated budget for the office of the President for the year 2016-17, the annual expenditures of the President House were to the tune of Rs801 m. Under the head of emp­l­oyees-related expenses, a sum of Rs567m has been earmarked. Of it, Rs105m has been earmarked for salary of staff, Rs82 million for […]

Courts extension to FATA

By The Frontier Post | April 21, 2018

In Pakistan, there are many regions that are backward and deprived. Among those areas, FATA is the most deprived territory. Since 1901, the draconian British law, Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) is imposed on FATA. In every tribal agency, Political agent being the representative of the President of Pakistan, is the executive of the agency. Political […]

Letters to Editor

By The Frontier Post | April 16, 2018

Harassment To the concerned authorities I am writing to bring In notice the issue of Board Of Intermediate Education Karachi being under total control of political party goons. Few days ago I went to Board of Intermediate Education Karachi. At the entrance few goons stopped me and asked me for the purpose of visit and […]

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