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They don’t do a damn thing for us, says Trump in new tirade against Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2018

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk): US President Donald Trump on Sunday lambasted Islamabad by saying that the country ‘doesn’t do a damn thing for us’ as well as claiming that Pakistan helped shelter the then al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden. Trump also defended his administration’s decision to pull hundreds of millions of dollars in military aid […]

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U-turn is a hallmark of great leadership: PM

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: In hot water for his U-turn remarks, Prime Minister Imran Khan hit back at his critics on Sunday saying a U-turn to reach one’s objective is the hallmark of great leadership. “Doing a U-turn to reach one’s objective is the hallmark of great leadership just as lying to save ill-gotten wealth is […]

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Govt has taken over 100 U-turns before its first 100 days, says Bilawal

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2018

F.P. Report GILGIT: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari slammed the government on Sunday saying that it had taken more than a hundred U-turns before the completion of its first hundred days. Speaking at a rally here, the PPP chairman said members of the ruling party didn’t know anything other than engaging in […]

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Speaker Balochistan Assembly hints resignation from post

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: Speaker Balochistan Assembly Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo has given an inkling to step down from his post. According to details, after some consultation with his aides, speaker of the provincial assembly will tender his resignation to Governor Balochistan Justice Ritired Amanullah KhanYasinzai. Sources privy to the matter informed that Bizenjo was aiming […]

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Opposition walks out when govt vows to arrest robbers: Fawad Ch

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2018

F.P. Report JHELUM: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry on Sunday once again unleashed verbal onslaught on political foes while accusing previous govt of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) of using all resources on Lahore, the provincial capital. He was addressing a rally here in Jhelum today. “Rs1500 bln were given to Balochistan […]

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PM Imran, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi discuss bilateral ties

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has arrived in the United Arab Emirates on a day-long visit today (Sunday). Prime Minister Imran Khan held a meeting with Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE’s Armed Forces, at the Presidential Palace. Matters […]

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Global

China says no developing country will fall into ‘debt trap’ by cooperating with Beijing

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2018

BEIJING (Agencies): China’s foreign ministry said on Sunday that no developing country would fall into a debt trap simply because of its cooperation with Beijing. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying made the comment in an online statement responding to remarks made by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence. “No developing country will fall into debt […]

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Indian troops martyr two youth in IoK’s Shopian district

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2018

SRINAGAR (Web Desk): Indian troops martyred two more youth in Indian occupied Kashmir’s Shopian district on Sunday, the Kashmir Media Service reported. The youth were killed during a cordon and search operation launched by the troops in the Zainpora area of the district. The martyred youth have been identified as Nawaz Ahmad and Yawar Wani. […]

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Trump says US to issue Khashoggi report early next week

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2018

WASHINGTON (AA): U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday the U.S. will issue a “very full report” on the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi early next week. The report, which Trump said will be released either on Monday or Tuesday, is slated to assess what “we think the overall impact was and who caused […]

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One dead in French protests over fuel prices

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2018

PARIS (AA): One protestor was killed and more than 100 others injured during nation-wide demonstrations over rising fuel prices in France. The death occurred in the south-eastern Savoy region when a female driver panicked when surrounded by protesters and accidentally struck a woman. Police used tear gas to disperse protestors dubbed the “yellow vests” in […]

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UK’s May sees ‘no alternative’ to her Brexit plan

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2018

LONDON (Reuters): British Prime Minister Theresa May says she sees no alternative to the Brexit deal she presented earlier this week, amid reports that some of her senior ministers want her to renegotiate the draft agreement before meeting EU leaders next weekend. “There is no alternative plan on the table. There is no different approach […]

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No one can turn Turkey into their backyard: Erdogan

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

ANKARA: Those who tried to dominate Turkey over the last century have been pushed back by the Turkish people, said Turkey’s president on Saturday. “To those who tried to turn Turkey into their backyard since the Battle of Gallipoli, the War of Independence, and the July 15, 2016 defeated coup, we gave the necessary answer […]

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Pakistan

Govt to bring back looted money: Akbar

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Accountability Shahzad Akbar has said that legal process is underway to bring back looted money from abroad and agreements have been signed with different countries for this purpose. Talking to a private news channel, he said the government has information about the looted public money […]

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Govt taking austerity measures to reduce budget: Qaiser

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has said that as a custodian of the House, it is his responsibility to run the house in a balanced way and give equal time to both treasury and opposition. Talking to a private news channel, he said if anybody violates rules of the house and parliamentary […]

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Govt to fulfill all promises made by PTI: Fawad

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2018

F.P. Report JHELUM: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Sunday said equal distribution of resources was crucial to make the country a welfare state and the incumbent PTI government would fulfill all the promises which the party had made with the people at the hustings. Addressing a public gathering at Fatehpur (Jhelum), the […]

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JIT constituted to investigate killing of Dawar: Mehmood

By The Frontier Post | November 19, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: In the backdrop of abduction and brutal murder of Superintendent of Police (SP) Peshawar Muhammad Tahir Dawar, the Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mehmood Khan on Sunday said they had not pondered over formation of an international level committee for probing the murder as demanded by family members of deceased police officer. SP […]

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Marriyum Aurangzeb accuses PTI of awarding NRO to Aleem Khan

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) spokesperson Marriyum Aurangzeb on Sunday stated that opposition would continue to haunt Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf-led (PTI) federal government over construction of 5 million homes and creation of 10 million job opportunities. Keeping verbal onslaught up, the firebrand spokesperson taunted that Fawad should have felt ashamed while talking about […]

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Kashmiris’ struggle can’t be suppressed with military might: Gandapur

By The Frontier Post | November 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Condemning the Indian atrocities in occupied Kashmir, Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs Ali Ameen Gandapur said that Kashmiris’ struggle for their legitimate right of self-determination cannot be suppressed with military might. Talking to journalists, Ali Ameen said atrocities of Indian occupied forces were increasing day by day in the valley and added […]

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Afghanistan

Ghani says youths would be part of every decision

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

KABUL (AIP): President Muhammad Ashraf Ghani met the civil society members including youths as part of his ongoing meetings with people belonging to various walks of life for formation of peace consultation board at the Presidential Palace on Saturday. According to a press release issued by the presidential office, President Muhammad Ashraf Ghani said youths […]

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Jamiat warns against ‘forming another’ HPC

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

KABUL (TOLONews): A key member of Jamiat-e-Islami party and former minister of energy and water, Mohammad Ismail Khan, says the representatives of the party have asked the president not to dissolve the High Peace Council and to ensure a peace negotiations team is not a parallel body to the HPC. According to the Presidential Palace, […]

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Govt forces advancing in Ghazni: Officials

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

KABUL (TOLONews): Security officials said government forces have made some progress in Malistan and Jaghori districts – which were attacked by the Taliban about 10 days ago. Officials said the Afghan forces launched military operations on the outskirts of the districts on Saturday. On Saturday, Resolute Support Commander in southeast zone Gen. Richard Johnson visited […]

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Gold, ghee prices down, sugar up in Kabul

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): The prices of Arabian gold and ghee have edged down while that of sugar increased during the outgoing week in the capital Kabul, market sources said Saturday. Food Traders Union head in Kabul, Fazal Rahman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the price of a tin of 16 liters of Khurshid ghee fallen from […]

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Ministry of Edu to recruit 30,000 female teachers

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

KABUL (Khaama Press): Officials in the Ministry of Education of Afghanistan are saying that the ministry will recruit 30,000 female teachers within five year (till the year 1400), to increase the presence of women in the field of education. The officials further added that providing access to education to deprived girls, reducing the drop in […]

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Akbar backs Khalilzad’s interim govt offer

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghanistan Salvation Council (ASC) supports US special envoy Zalmai Khalilzad’s offer to postpone the presidential election and establish an interim government in Kabul to pave the way for a peace agreement with the Taliban. The US special representative for reconciliation in Afghanistan during his second trip to Afghanistan this week met […]

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Business

Saudi Arabia to cut oil exports to U.S, a tactic could boost crude prices

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has been slashing oil exports to the United States over the past two months, in what looks like a move to force a reduction in the world’s most transparently reported inventories that could put the Saudis on a collision course with U.S. President Donald Trump, who has repeatedly said that […]

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Pound steadies after biggest fall since 2016

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): The pound has stabilised after Thursday’s turmoil sparked by the political fall-out from Theresa May’s Brexit plan. Sterling edged up against the dollar to $1.2816 in the absence of any more resignations caused by the prime minister’s proposal. The pound suffered its biggest fall for two years on Thursday, while UK-focused shares […]

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Japan Airlines tightens alcohol rules for pilots

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Japan Airlines will introduce a new breathalyser system at airports abroad after one of its pilots was arrested at Heathrow Airport for being drunk. Katsutoshi Jitsukawa was arrested last month after a test showed he was nine times over the legal alcohol limit. Reports in Japan say Mr Jitsukawa also cheated on […]

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Turkey’s industrial output down 2.7%

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

ANKARA (AA): Turkey’s industrial output in September fell by 2.7 percent year-on-year, the country’s statistical authority TurkStat announced on Friday. Calendar adjusted industrial production index was 116.4 September, while the index value was 119.6 in the same month last year. Among all the sub-sectors of the industry, the highest annual decrease was seen in the […]

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Turkish economy: Total turnover up 32.3% in Sept

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

ANKARA (AA): Turkey’s economy saw an annual hike of 32.3 percent in total turnover in September, according to the country’s statistical authority on Friday. TurkStat said the calendar adjusted total turnover index — including industry, construction, trade and services sectors — was 200.1 in September, versus 151.2 in the same month last year. On a […]

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Over 500 professionals attend SECP sessions on anti-money laundering

By The Frontier Post | November 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: More than 500 professionals from the securities and commodities market, insurance sector, non-banking financial institutions (NBFI) and the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) have attended 20 awareness sessions on anti-money laundering/counter financing for terrorism (AML/CFT). The SECP held these sessions in Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad in collaboration with USAID’s Financial Market […]

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Sports

Chelsea ‘face two-year transfer ban’

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Chelsea allegedly face the threat of a two-year transfer ban following a Fifa investigation into their signing of foreign under-18 players, including former striker Bertrand Traore. Based on documents from Football Leaks, French website Mediapart claims 19 Chelsea signings have been looked at in a three year-long investigation. Mediapart alleges that 14 of […]

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Doping: weightlifter Lin banned for eight years

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

ZURICH (Agencies): Taiwan’s Lin Tzu-chi, a former weightlifting world record holder, has been banned for eight years for a doping offense by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), the tribunal said in a statement on Thursday. Lin, who broke two world records in the women’s 63 kg category at the 2014 Asian Games in […]

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Djokovic into semis after dismissing Zverev

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Novak Djokovic booked his place in the semi-finals of the ATP Finals as the world number one dispatched Alexander Zverev 6-4, 6-1 on Wednesday. Djokovic is chasing a sixth ATP Finals title and his first in the prestigious season-ending event at London’s O2 Arena since 2015. In his 11th appearance at the Finals, […]

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Pakistan look to Yasir, Abbas to tame ‘tough’ New Zealand

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

ABU DHABI (Monitoring Desk): Sarfraz said he expects more from Yasir, who managed just eight wickets against Australia. “Yes, our bowling attack is good,” said Sarfraz on Thursday. “Abbas has been bowling superbly while Yasir didn´t look as great as we had expected, but in this series I expect more from Yasir.” Yasir has been […]

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Wasim Akram to continue working with T10 League

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Former legendary pacer Wasim Akram will be part of both T10 League and the Pakistan Super League (PSL), Cricket Pakistan learned on Thursday. Former Pakistan captain Akram — who is associated with the T10 League as the talent hunt director and is also a part of the coaching staff of Maratha Arabians […]

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Taylor heroics in vain as Bangladesh level series

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

DHAKA (Agencies): Zimbabwe’s Brendan Taylor fought valiantly with his second century of the Test but Bangladesh won the final match by 218 runs to end the series at 1-1 on Thursday. Needing a mammoth 443 to win, Zimbabwe were bowled out for 224 in the second session on the fifth day in Dhaka with Taylor […]

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Fashion & Movies

‘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 […]

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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 […]

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Sara Ali Khan-Sushant Singh Rajput’s ‘Kedarnath’ official trailer unveiled

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Sara Ali Khan’s big break into Bollywood is finally coming to an end as her debut film Kedarnath unveiled its first official trailer. After the trailer launch, the Abhishek Kapoor directorial amplified the level of anticipation from fans and movie buffs as the trailer zooms in on Sara’s chirpy and bubbly character […]

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Wagah border to be recreated in Ludhiana for much awaited “Bharat”

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif and Disha Patani are set to sizzle on screen in the film Bharat. The trio will be seen together for the first time ever, even though Salman and Katrina have worked together in several films. But, this is their first venture with Disha Patani. After Katrina left for […]

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‘I am not a star like Shah Rukh Khan’: Aamir Khan

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Aamir Khan says he’s unlike his friend and colleague, Shah Rukh Khan, in more ways than one. Both of them are loved immensely all over the globe. But the two, he insists, are different as people. Throwing light on this Aamir shares, “I don’t see myself as a star. But I do […]

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Kareena Kapoor Khan likely to work in a web series

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: 18 years in the business and Kareena Kapoor Khan is still very much her P.H.A.T. self. A born superstar, Kareena has always made us swoon over her in a ‘biggish’ way (just how she calls it). With films like Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, 3 Idiots, Jab We Met and Omkara to her […]

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Science & Technology

NASA takes a next step toward the moon

By The Frontier Post | November 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASINGTON: NASA’s Orion spacecraft – built to carry humans – is one step closer to its first mission to fly around the moon and back, the European Space Agency (ESA) said on October 30, 2018. It said its European Service Module – which will be used to power and propel the Orion spacecraft […]

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You can now reply privately in Whatsapp groups

By The Frontier Post | November 5, 2018

WASHINGTON (AFP): WhatsApp has introduced a new feature to its Android beta version that will allow users to privately reply to group chats. The feature is called ‘reply privately’ and, as the name reflects, allows people to privately reply to group messages. To use the feature, users can open group chats and select whom they […]

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E-commerce issues need redressal to further promote digitization in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | November 5, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has witnessed exponential growth in e-commerce activities over the past few years as sale value of industry has so far touched Rs100 billion mark. Lured by lower transaction costs, convenience and expanding internet penetration, both enterprises and consumers have started shifting their transactions online but country still lags behind regional and […]

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Volvo and Baidu team up to develop self-driving cars for Chinese market

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: It’s not just Ford that’s working with Baidu to develop self-driving cars for the Chinese market — Volvo has also revealed its team-up with the tech giant. While Ford announced the partnership earlier, the Swedish luxury automaker says it’s the “first foreign car maker to collaborate this closely with Baidu” when it […]

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Tesla develops plan to make 3,000 Model 3s per week

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) said on Friday that it is developing plans to start producing about 3,000 Model 3 vehicles per week in Shanghai in the initial phase of its Gigafactory 3 to reduce the impact of tariffs. The company also said here in a filing that Model S and Model X sales in […]

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Hyundai and Kia to unveil their vehicles with solar panels

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2018

SEOUL (CNBC): Solar panels on cars aren’t just reserved for luxury brands or experimental vehicles. Hyundai and Kia have laid out plans to equip “selected” cars with solar panels on their roofs or hoods. They’ll help charge batteries for electric vehicles and hybrids, but they’ll also be useful for combustion-only vehicles. You won’t have to […]

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Health

Sleep deprivation to cause dehydration

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

PENNSYLVANIA (Agencies): New research suggests that insufficient sleep may cause dehydration by disrupting the release of a hormone that is key to regulating hydration. Sleep deprivation has a wide range of adverse effects on a person’s health. Not only does insufficient sleep impair attention and judgment, but prolonged sleep deprivation raises the risk of type […]

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Superbugs could “Kill Millions” by 2050, warns experts 

By The Frontier Post | November 8, 2018

PARIS (AFP): Millions of people in Europe, North America and Australia will die from superbug infections unless countries prioritise fighting the growing threat posed by bacteria immune to most known drugs, experts predicted Wednesday. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) warned of “disastrous consequences” for public healthcare and spending unless basic hospital hygiene […]

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Vehicle pollution may increase risk of childhood obesity

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk CALIFORNIA: From ear infections to loss of intelligence, it’s become increasingly clear that air pollution can affect more than just our lungs. Now, a study from University of Southern California researchers suggested that early exposure to traffic pollution increases the risk of childhood obesity in later life, adding more evidence that dirty air […]

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Consuming more protein likely to reduce disability risk

By The Frontier Post | November 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: Protein is called the building block of life; turns out the macronutrient may also do wonders for older adults to preserve the ability to perform daily activities as well as prevent their risks of disability. According to a latest study, increasing the daily amount of protein intake could slow the loss […]

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Mobile phone radiation linked to cancers: Study

By The Frontier Post | November 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: A long-running US study on the effects of radio wave radiation, the sort emitted by mobile phones, has found “clear evidence” of high levels of exposure and heart cancers in male rats. Some evidence of links to brain and adrenal gland tumours was also found in male rats, but in female […]

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Affected patients being provided with artificial limbs

By The Frontier Post | November 5, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Patients affected by landmines, terror incidents, firearm, accidents and other incidents in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and erstwhile-Fata have termed Pakistan prosthetic institute of orthotic sciences (PIPOS) as a ray of hope for them to enter into a new era of life after rehabilitation. One of the affected patients, Haroon Khan 18, of Ghandao […]

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Travel

Tokyo travelers can now use Bitcoin to rent a limousine

By The Frontier Post | November 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk TOKYO: Tokyo has taken another step towards cryptocurrency “mass adoption,” and will be giving high-rollers another place to spend their hodlings. The Hinomaru Limousine company claims it will be giving passengers the opportunity to pay for their travel – between the Japanese capital and the city’s two major airports – in digital currencies, […]

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Delta Air Line unveils its new Airbus A220s

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

ATLANTA (CNN): For some folks, flying on a brand new airliner is almost as exciting as riding in a spanking new car. Delta Air Lines, the world’s second largest carrier, unveiled its new Airbus A220-100 during a ceremony Monday at its headquarters at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. With the roar of jet engines in the […]

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VietJet signs $6.5bn deal with Airbus

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

HANOI (Reuters): VietJet Aviation signed a US$6.5-billion agreement on Friday to buy 50 Airbus A321neo jets, the Vietnamese budget carrier said. The agreement, signed during a visit to Hanoi by French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, is part of an  aggressive fleet expansion that has provided lucrative business for both the European aerospace group Airbus and […]

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Ryanair passengers to adapt a new set of baggage rules

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2018

LONDON (CNN): The Dublin-based airline on Thursday changed its baggage policy for the second time this year in an attempt to reduce delays. According to a statement on the Ryanair website, passengers will now have to pay if they want to travel with a small suitcase. Under previous rules introduced in January, passengers who had […]

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China’s Shenzhen Airlines starts direct flights to London

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2018

BEIJUNG (Xinhua): China’s Shenzhen Airlines celebrated a new direct flight from Shenzhen, a southern Chinese city, to London. It was the first direct flight between Shenzhen and London. The intercontinental route will be served by Airbus 330 wide-body aircraft and operate every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. Wang Jie, vice president of Shenzhen Airlines, said at […]

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Tourism minister: Turkey hosted 32m tourists in 2018

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2018

ANKARA (AA): Turkey has hosted around 32 million tourists in the first three quarters of 2018 with a 23 percent increase, said the culture and tourism minister on Wednesday. “It looks like we will pass 40 million [tourists] and break Turkey’s record,” Mehmet Nuri Ersoy told Anadolu Agency’s Editor’s Desk. Noting that there was an […]

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Articles

What’s wrong with America?

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2018

Hussain Abdul-Hussain A bloody weekend in America followed a week of suspense, during which bombs were intercepted in the mail. By Sunday evening, 13 Americans had been killed, several injured, a string of assassinations-by-mail averted, and three Americans were in custody awaiting trial. Throughout the week, pipe bombs were mailed to leaders of the Democratic […]

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Gravity of Kashmiris’ plight

By The Frontier Post | November 6, 2018

Iqbal Khan The dark night that began on 27 October 1947, with India sending occupation forces continues; but while India could physically and illegally occupy territory it could not occupy hearts and minds. Brave people of Kashmir have resisted occupation for over 70 years and continue to do so. Pakistan has always pursued the matter […]

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Khan’s visit infuses momentum in ties

By The Frontier Post | November 5, 2018

Liu Zongyi Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan started his first official visit to China Friday last week. The two nations signed 15 agreements on Saturday. Khan is also a guest of honor at the ongoing China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai. In July this year, Khan defeated Bilawal Bhutto Zardari of Pakistan People’s Party […]

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Iran sanctions may end dollar’s domination of world economy

By The Frontier Post | November 4, 2018

Sadik Ünay Historical experience in international politics confirms that economic sanctions rarely produce the specific policy outcomes intended by the imposing actors. The new set of economic sanctions to be imposed by the Donald Trump administration against Iran as of Nov. 4 will probably not constitute an exception to this general rule; however, there is […]

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US midterm elections: Trump’s agenda at stake

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

Michael Hernandez With just four days until millions of Americans head to polling stations across the US, President Donald Trump is on a mission. Trump is set to continue a campaign blitz in battleground states pivotal to Republican success in the US midterm elections that will see him embark on trips to Montana and Florida […]

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Privatising the Afghan war is dangerous – and more likely than you think

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2018

Arif Rafiq The longest war in US history could be about to get worse as private companies compete to take up more combat duties. Blackwater founder Erik Prince has resurfaced once again in Afghanistan. In September, the private military contractor met with the Afghan intelligence chief and interior minister and a broad spectrum of power […]

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Editorial

National Savings scam

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2018

A major fraud has been detected in the National Savings—a public sector corporation of Rs. 360 billion—in which insiders have reportedly siphoned off around Rs. 200 million, breaking the trust of more than seven million small-to-medium level individual savers who selflessly contribute in the economic development of the country. The fraud came to light at […]

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Prime Minister’s hopes for CPEC

By The Frontier Post | November 6, 2018

The Prime Minister Imran Khan in his keynote address at the China International Import Expo described China-Pakistan Economic corridor (CPEC) as mechanism which not only help the regional economy but also increase connectivity between the Middle East and China and between Central and South Asia. He lauded Chinese President Xi Jinping,s vision to open the […]

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PMs’ China visit, fiscal crisis

By The Frontier Post | November 5, 2018

It appears that at this point of time China has not given firms commitment to help its deep and trusted friend Pakistan out of its grave fiscal crisis, save signing a number of agreements and memoranda of understanding for future economic cooperation. China said on Saturday it was willing to offer financial assistance to Pakistan […]

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Inflationary trend

By The Frontier Post | November 4, 2018

The recent fiscal measures of revenue generation have accelerated the inflationary pressure which will impact the cost of doing business. The World Bank in its report indicated slight improvement in the cost of doing business index from 147th to 135th ranking. The rising inflationary spiral will also make the life of people more miserable, particularly […]

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Futile exercise

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

Pakistan Tehrik-i- Insaf government is failing in its two goals—broadening a narrow tax base and enhancing revenue collection– which has started displeasing finance minister Asad Omar who sought explanation for apparent breakdown of the tax machinery. Umar expressed displeasure over Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) performance in broadening tax campaign and revenue collection in first […]

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Maintaining state’s writ

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2018

Prime Minister Imran Khan issued a stern warning to certain far right groups that have been agitating against the Supreme Court Verdict to acquit Asia Bibi, Christian women sentenced to death on charges of committing blasphemy. He said in categorical tone that state will come into actions against the elements that create law and order […]

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Letters to Editor

Transformation of schooling in KP

By The Frontier Post | May 11, 2018

According to the 2013 Annual Status of Education Report (ASER), 6o percent of children in fifth grade in KP don’t have even second grade competency in mathematics and language. The challenge for education reform is to improve this dismal outcome. It would be a big step towards making KP children productive citizens in their own […]

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Mental illnesses and lack of awareness

By The Frontier Post | May 10, 2018

The word ‘Mental Health’ refers to the healthy mind free from any sort of mental illness or negative thought patterns. These negative thought patterns govern the individual’s actions and behaviors which are actually considered to be abnormal and socially unacceptable. As, we focus on the healthy body we need to emphasize on healthy mind as […]

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The concept of hujra and mosque in Pakhtun society

By The Frontier Post | May 9, 2018

For a very long span of time Islamic state of Afghanistan and our beloved province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been the centre of attraction for both national and international media with respect to many factors. It is a general perception regarding Pakhtun people that they are prejudiced and narrow minded by its nature. Even they […]

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Qatar after one year of blockade

By The Frontier Post | May 8, 2018

Just about a year back, Qatar with the population of 2.7 million was heavily dependent on Saudi Arabia and UAE for importing different commodities like poultry, meat and dairy products beside building materials and oil etc, most of it used to come across its border with Saudi Arabia. The Saudi and UAE exports to Qatar […]

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Pakistan’s future is on stake!

By The Frontier Post | May 4, 2018

Now a days,  it’s not  a big deal to hear from someone that Matric/Intermediate Board papers were leaked 4hrs or just prior to exam. As these practices are continued from years now students also don’t study for their exams rather they get involved with WhatsApp groups run by mafia in which they get Exams question […]

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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 […]

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