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Hike in gas tariff only burden on elite class: Govt

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Rejecting the opposition leader allegations, Minister for Finance Asad Umar said on Monday that the government decision to increase the gas prices only put the burden on elite class not for the poor. Addressing to the National Assembly session, the minister defended the government decision of hiking prices of gas, saying that […]

Pakistan won’t be affected by internal politics of India: Fawad Chaudhry

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Declaring that the Kashmir issue is the biggest source of contention between India and Pakistan, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Monday said that Pakistan stills stands for peace and dialogue. “Pakistan and India are both atomic powers. So one option is have war and then nothing will remain between the two countries,” […]

CCI meeting discusses 7-point agenda including energy and water

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: A meeting of the Council of Common Interests with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair held in Islamabad on Monday. The meeting deliberated on a seven-point agenda including the issues of energy and water. According to the Ministry of Inter-Provincial Coordination, the meeting discussed import of Liquefied Natural Gas, launching a […]

334 people found to be involved in money laundering case, JIT tells SC

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: A joint investigation team formed by the Supreme Court to probe into an ongoing Rs35 billion money laundering case told the top court on Monday that they have uncovered 33 more suspicious accounts and found that 334 people were involved. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib […]

PML-N president rejects mini budget and increase in gas prices

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Leader of Opposition in National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif on Monday strongly criticised the incumbent government for not living up to its promises and imposing taxes and increasing gas prices. Addressing in the National Assembly, the PML-N president said the report of the parliamentary commission formed to probe alleged misconduct and rigging in […]

SC dismisses petition seeking PM Imran’s disqualification

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a petition seeking Prime Minister Imran Khan’s disqualification. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar and comprising Justice Umar Atta Bandial and Justice Ijazul Ahsan heard the petition filed by Barrister Daniyal Chaudhry last year. During the hearing, Justice Ahsan […]

Global

Exercise freedom of expression responsibly, FM Qureshi tells Dutch counterpart

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

NEW YORK (Monitoring Desk: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that the right of freedom of expression must be exercised responsibly in a meeting with his Dutch counterpart Stef Bloc on the sidelines of United Nations General Assembly on Monday. Qureshi, who is in in New York to represent Islamabad in the 73rd UNGA […]

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Myanmar army chief says ‘no right to interfere’ as U.N. weighs Rohingya crisis

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

YANGON (Reuters): Myanmar’s army chief on Monday warned against foreign interference as world leaders gather at the United Nations to find ways to hold the country’s powerful generals accountable for atrocities against Rohingya Muslims last year. In his first public comments on the subject since a report by a U.N. fact-finding mission this month, Min […]

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Russia to give Syria S-300 air defense after accusations against Israel

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

MOSCOW (Reuters): Russia announced on Monday it will supply an S-300 surface-to-air missile system to Syria in two weeks against strong Israeli objections, a week after Moscow blamed Israel for indirectly causing the downing of a Russian military plane in Syria. Last week’s crash, which killed 15 Russian service members, had forced Moscow to take […]

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Back at UN, Trump eyes new N.Korea summit ‘quite soon’

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

NEW YORK (AFP): President Donald Trump said Monday he expects a second summit with Kim Jong Un to take place “quite soon” as he returned to the United Nations to trumpet a turnaround in ties with the North Korean leader. Trump used his debut address to the UN General Assembly last year to threaten to […]

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Indonesia teen rescued after 49 days adrift at sea

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

JAKARTA (AFP): An Indonesian teenager survived seven weeks adrift at sea after his tiny fishing trap lost its moorings and ended up some 2,500 kilometres (1,500 miles) away in waters near the Pacific island of Guam, his family said Monday. Aldi Novel Adilang´s harrowing tale began in mid-July when the 18-year-old was working solo on […]

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Thousands attend funeral for Iran attack dead

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

TEHRAN (AFP): Tens of thousands of mourners attended a funeral on Monday in the southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz for soldiers and civilians killed in an attack on a military parade. Four militants attacked the Saturday parade marking the start of the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war, spraying the crowd with gunfire and killing 24 people. Iranian […]

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Pakistan

Visa problems of overseas will be taken up soon

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

F.P. Report Islamabad: Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen Mazari on said visa problems being faced by Pakistani citizens living in Kuwait will be taken up with Kuwaiti authorities to address problems of overseas Pakistanis. Responding to a calling attention notice in the Senate, she said Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi is going to hold […]

Pak-Egypt need to adopt way of mutualism: Pir Noor

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister for Religious Affairs, Pir Noor-ul-Haq Qadri  emphasized that Pakistan and Egypt  needed to adopt way of mutualism for getting benefit from each other  experiences. Pakistan and Egypt share same aspirations of peace and  prosperity and face common issues, he said this while talking to  Ambassador of Egypt to Pakistan, Ahmad Muhammad […]

Polish Air Force Chief visits Air Headquarter

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: On arrival, the distinguished guest was received by Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force.  A smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Air Force presented him the Guard of Honour. Chief of Polish Air Force paid homage to the martyrs of PAF by laying floral […]

COAS tells cadets: Lead from the front

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

F.P. Report ABBOTTABAD: General Qamar Javed Bajwa Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Pakistan Military Academy, Kakul. COAS was briefed by the commandant Maj Gen Akhtar Nawaz Satti on various functional aspects of the Academy for professional grooming of the cadets. Talking to the faculty and cadets COAS emphasized on striving for professional competence, leading […]

Anti-polio drive starts, 3,000 police personnel performing duties: CCPO

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: A three-day polio vaccination drive here Monday amid strict security measures, to vaccinate over 5.7 million children under the age of five, Coordinator Polio Vaccination campaign Abid Wazir said. Presiding over a meeting here, he said the campaign was also launched at camps of IDPs and Afghan refugees, he said adding that […]

Pashtuns express love, affection for history, tradition

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

Rafiullah Mandokhail ZHOB: International Pashtun Culture Day celebrated here in Zhob and other Pashtun dominated districts of Balochistan province. Nationalist parties, literary and culture organizations and social activists arranged musical programs and cultural shows to mark the day and highlight the centuries old Pashtuns’ history and their rich culture. Children were wearing brightly colored and […]

Afghanistan

Abdullah off to New York for UN General Assembly

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr. Abdullah Abdullah on Sunday left for the United States to attend the 73rd United Nations General Assembly. The CEO, heading a high-level delegation, would take part in the assembly on behalf of the unity government articulate Kabul’s views on different issues, a statement from his office said. […]

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Workshop underlines women’s role in elections

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Participants of a two-day workshop in capital Kabul termed media’s role in promoting awareness about elections as essential and demanded more work to encourage people particularly women to actively partake in the upcoming polls. Speaking on the occasion, Palwasha Hassan, head of the Afghan Women Education Centre (AWEC), said the role of […]

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Afghan officials ready to meet Taliban in Moscow

By The Frontier Post | September 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Afghan officials have said that they are ready to meet with Taliban representatives in Moscow, however still the exact date of Moscow meeting will be finalized to initiate peace talks between government and Taliban. According to Russian newspaper report, Russia’s Special Presidential Envoy for Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov has said the Afghan officials […]

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Seven children killed in Faryab explosion

By The Frontier Post | September 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk FARYAB: As many as seven children were killed and five others were injured in an IED explosion on Saturday in Faryab province of Afghanistan. According to local media reports, Ghulam Ali, CID Director for Sherentagab district police headquarters said the incident occurred in an area which fell to the Taliban last week – […]

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Enemy wants Afghanistan turned into Karbala, says Ghani

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: “The Yazids of our time want to turn Afghanistan into another Karbala, but the Afghans’ unity would not let them succeed,” said President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday, marking the Day of Ashura. Addressing a gathering marking the 10th of Muharram, the Day of Ashura in Hazrat Rassoul-i-Akram mosque here, Ghani said the […]

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Four civilians injured in explosion

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: Four people sustained burn injuries when a bomb went off inside a shop in this capital city of eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistanon Thursday and triggered a fire at a nearby gas selling shop, an official said. The incident took place in Chaparhar bus stand in the limits of the fourth police […]

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Business

China blames US of ‘trade bullyism’ as both countries slap fresh tariffs

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

BEIJING (Agencies): The United States and China imposed fresh tariffs on each other’s goods on Monday, as the world’s biggest economies showed no signs of backing down from an increasing bitter trade dispute that is expected to knock global economic growth. But Beijing also said it was willing to restart trade negotiations with the United […]

US is “going to win” its ongoing trade war with China: Pompeo

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

WASHINGTON: (Agencies) Ahead of President Trump’s trip to New York Sunday for key meetings with other world leaders at the UN General Assembly, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in no uncertain terms that the US is “going to win” its ongoing trade dispute with China. Pompeo, who previously served as Trump’s CIA director, also […]

Uber seeing Pakistan as potential market for flying cars

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk LAHORE: Uber, one of the biggest names in ride-hailing services worldwide, is hoping to transform the way people commute every day. To accomplish this, the company is eyeing flying cars as the next big step as part of its ‘Uber Elevate’ premier technology platform. What significance does this news have for Pakistanis? According […]

Bijan says hopes OPEC will not follow US orders

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

DUBAI (Reuters): Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Sunday he hoped decisions taken by the OPEC and non-OPEC ministerial committee would not be affected by US President Donald Trump’s tweets on oil producers. “I hope (Trump’s) threats will not scare my OPEC colleagues and encourage them to carry out America’s orders,” Zanganeh was quoted […]

Volkswagen’s Porsche to stop offering diesel models

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

FRANKFURT (Reuters): Volkswagen’s Porsche will stop offering diesel versions of its cars, the unit said on Sunday, sharpening its focus on hybrid and battery-powered vehicles instead. Volkswagen has admitted to deliberately cheating diesel emissions tests, sending shockwaves through the automotive industries and causing a sector-wide crackdown on polluting diesel engines. “Porsche is not demonizing diesel. […]

Siemens nears multi-billion euro deal in Iraq: Handelsblatt

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

FRANKFURT (Reuters): German engineering group Siemens (SIEGn.DE) is working on a deal worth up to 9 billion euros ($10.6 billion) to supply energy generation technology to Iraq, business daily Handelsblatt reported, citing government and industry sources. Siemens Chief Executive Joe Kaeser has traveled to Iraq to secure a memorandum of understanding with the country on […]

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Sports

Only retired cricketers allowed to play in Afghan Premier League: PCB

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided that only retired cricketers can participate in the upcoming season of the Afghanistan Premier League (APL). According to sources, the PCB has informed in-action players with its decision, which allows only retired players to play in the APL whereas players currently playing domestic or international […]

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Chelsea drop first point of season in draw at West Ham

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Chelsea dropped their first Premier League points after a frustrating London derby at West Ham. The visitors enjoyed 71% of possession at London Stadium, but failed to score for the first time this season. Despite seeing little of the ball, West Ham had the best chance to win it as Robert Snodgrass picked […]

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Anderson beats Djokovic at Laver Cup

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

Chicago (Agencies): South African Kevin Anderson avenged his Wimbledon final defeat by Novak Djokovic with victory over the Serb in the Laver Cup team competition. However, Anderson and Team World trail Team Europe 7-5 going into the final day of the three-day exhibition event. Team Europe had taken control of the match 7-1 after singles […]

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Pliskova upsets Osaka to win Tokyo final

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

TOKYO (Agencies): Karolina Pliskova stunned home favourite and U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka 6-4 6-4 to win the Pan Pacific Open title in Tokyo on Sunday. Osaka, supremely confident and in top form coming into the final off the back of 10 consecutive wins, looked anxious throughout the contest and allowed Pliskova to win easily […]

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Joshua retains heavyweight crowns with Povetkin TKO

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Britain’s Anthony Joshua delivered a devastating technical knockout in the seventh round to defeat Russian Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Stadium on Saturday and retain his WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO world heavyweight championship belts. In front of about 80,000 fans, Joshua moved on to 22 fights unbeaten in his professional career by handing […]

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India thrash sloppy Pakistan by nine wickets

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: The green shirts faced a humiliating nine wickets loss to India in the Asia Cup match played at the Dubai International Stadium on Sunday as the Rohit Sharma’s team chased 238 run-target in 39.3 overs. This was the second defeat of Pakistan against India in the Asia Cup tournament. Muhammad Aamir continued […]

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Fashion & Movies

Fatima Sana Shaikh looks fierce ‘Thugs of Hindostan’ poster

By The Frontier Post | September 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Thugs of Hindostan is without a doubt one of the biggest films ever made in the history of Indian cinema. The amount of money and hardwork that is going into the making of the film seems unparalleled. Starring Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh, the action adventure is […]

Deepika Padukone and Meghna Gulzar to team up for upcoming project

By The Frontier Post | September 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: There has been a lot of speculation for a while about which director can sign Deepika Padukone for their project. Post the success of Padmaavat, Deepika has been all over the news mainly for her impending marriage to Ranveer Singh this November. But she hasn’t signed any movie yet. After reportedly returning […]

Shraddha Kapoor wants to do more content driven films

By The Frontier Post | September 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: It is the time of content driven cinema in Bollywood. The audience is giving more important to the content of the film rather than who is starring in it. Filmmakers are trying to experiment with different genres and are thinking out of the box for which they are getting due rewards. Rajkummar […]

Parineeti Chopra to be seen in ‘Life in a Metro’s sequel

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Parineeti Chopra seems to be in a mood to grab all the right opportunities in her career currently. The actress has a few releases lined-up and she is also simultaneously working on her upcoming projects. Currently shooting for Jabariya Jodi with Sidharth Malhotra, Parineeti will also feature in Akshay Kumar’s Kesari. But […]

Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai to start shooting of ‘Gulab Jamun’ in 2019

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan will be returning to the big screen together. The two will share screen space after a gap of 8 years as they were last seen in Mani Ratnam’s Raavan in 2010. Now they are all set to return with Gulab Jamun which will be produced by […]

Priyanka Chopra reveals she is suffering from ‘asthma’

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Priyanka Chopra was all over the news lately, the reason being her engagement with Nick Jonas that continues to find its way in news reports. However, the actress is back in the headlines again after making a revelation that shocked and even inspired people. Priyanka recently took to twitter to join hands […]

Science & Technology

Trump tells Apple to make products in US

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters): US President Trump tweeted on Saturday that Apple Inc (AAPL.O) should make products inside the United States if it wants to avoid tariffs on Chinese imports. The company told trade officials in a letter on Friday that the proposed tariffs would affect prices for a “wide range” of Apple products, including its […]

Turkcell, Nokia collaborate on 5G technology

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkey’s leading GSM operator Turkcell and Finland-based mobile phone giant Nokia have signed an agreement to develop new technologies, Turkcell announced Friday. “Two companies will work on the Internet of Things (IoT), smart automobile technologies, online medicine, and automatization for the Turkcell network,” it said in a statement. Joint projects will contribute […]

Facebook to invest $1bn in Singapore data center

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

SINGAPORE (Agencies): Facebook said on Thursday it will invest more than $1 billion to build its first data centre in Asia in Singapore, slated to open in 2022. Facebook’s facility will be located in the west of the island, near where Google is expanding its Singapore data centres in an $850 million investment as mobile […]

Google launches new search experience for job seekers

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Google has unveiled a new search experience making it easier for job seekers in the region to find employment opportunities from popular job listing websites, online classifieds and companies. The new feature is built directly into Google Search to provide a comprehensive listing of jobs across the web. At launch, job search […]

New iPhone likely to be unveiled on Sep 12

By The Frontier Post | September 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk TAMPA: Apple is expected to announce a new iPhone at a September 12 press event in California. Most Apple observers expect the company to unveil a number of new models and a release date for its next iOS operating system. Bloomberg reports it could expand the iPhone X design and name across its […]

Samsung to bring new features in mid range phonesSamsung to bring new features in mid range phones

By The Frontier Post | September 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk SEOUL: Most new features come first in the flagships, but this time Samsung is planning to start taking a different approach. Head of Samsung’s mobile division, DJ Koh, said that the company plans to change its smartphones strategy and is now focused on differentiating mid-range phones ahead of flagship phones. The CEO said […]

Health

Congo virus takes another life in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: A 25-year-old Haider, a patient of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (Congo fever) died in Karachi on Monday. According to details, Haider Ali was diagnosed with Congo virus after which, he was admitted to Jinnah Hospital where he lost his life today. Congo fever is a tick-borne viral disease which is mainly transferred to […]

Peshawar is on the top list in suspected measles cases

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Department is plane to start measles campaign across KP from 15 October till 29 October to vaccinate children against measles. Dr. Akram Shah Expanded Program on Immunization said that all plane has been finalized for the upcoming measles campaign across KP, adding that around 4.8 million children will be […]

EOC KP confirmed first polio case of 2018 in KP

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) for Polio Eradication of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has confirmed the first polio case of the province from Charsadda district where a 19-month-old boy of Mohalla Miangan Tehbana, UC Sarki Titara has tested positive. However, the child has been protected from life-long paralysis and death because of the vaccinations […]

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, […]

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Travel

Empty hotels, idle boats: What happens when a Pacific island upsets China

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2018

KOROR, Palau (Reuters): Empty hotel rooms, idle tour boats and shuttered travel agencies reveal widening fissures in the tiny Pacific nation of Palau, which is caught in an escalating diplomatic tug-of-war between China and Taiwan. Late last year, China effectively banned tour groups to the idyllic tropical archipelago, branding it an illegal destination due to […]

Turkish Airlines breaks daily passenger record

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkish Airlines broke a new daily passenger record on Saturday, according to the chief executive office of the Turkish flag carrier. Turkish Airlines CEO Bilal Eksi tweeted on Sunday the density of passengers using the airline before the Muslim holiday Eid-al Adha remains continuing. “Yesterday, we made a historic record, we flew […]

United to charge more for Economy seats

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: United Airlines will soon begin charging extra for seats toward the front of the economy cabin, Travel Weekly reported. The change comes with the introduction of new corporate perks for business clients. Preferred corporate clients as well as passengers United’s Mileage Plus Premier status will have access to booking the front economy […]

No Canadians: Air France unions want French CEO

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2018

PARIS (AFP): Trade unions at Air France called Thursday for the company to name a French chief executive amid reports that the board is set to nominate Canadian Ben Smith at the helm of the group. Nine out of ten unions issued a joint statement saying it was “inconceivable that the Air France company, French […]

Turkey’s tourism rises 30 percent on yearly basis

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISTANBUL: Turkey’s tourism rose 30 percent on the yearly basis and the country could gain $32 billion foreign currency inflows by the end of the year, according to Turkey’s top tourism association. “If nothing serious or negative happens, we expect 40 million tourists by the end of 2018,” Firuz Baglikaya, head of Association […]

Ryanair pilots go on strike in 5 countries

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair’s pilots went on strike Friday in five countries to enforce improvements in pay and working conditions. The strike, which started at 03.01 am on Friday, will end at 02.59 am on Saturday, in Germany, Belgium, Ireland, the Netherlands, and Sweden. Cancellations of flights due to the strike are […]

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Articles

UK needs bonking Boris

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

Jon Gaunt This confected row about Boris Johnson’s use of a metaphor of a suicide vest to sum up Theresa May’s capitulation to the EU is an absolute load of nonsense. Boris is 100 percent correct to say that “We have wrapped a suicide vest around the British constitution and handed the detonator to Michel […]

Where is the ‘Reset’?

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

Iqbal Khan “Reset” is an American way to cover up a stupidity under the garb of ambiguous misnomer without admitting its failure. Pakistan and the US are following divergent interests in the region; hence, space for any meaningful course corrections to achieve convergence of interests is rather limited. The US needs Pakistan to sustain its […]

Resistance in Idlib: We will not stand by and watch

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

Ergun Yildirim Insurgents and states are so much alike! This is also the origin of destruction. Justice and oppression, authority and terror, light and dark, civilization and barbarism are all intertwined. Disaster has us surrounded in all its atrocity. Humanity has torn itself away from justice, light and kindness and fallen into barbarism. This is […]

Education is the most important key for the development of a nation

By The Frontier Post | September 9, 2018

Laila Shahnawaz All of us understand and realize the fact that education plays an important role to make a nation, a state successful. Pakistan has also signed international instruments including Convention on Child Rights (CRC) and being a developing country has done some legislation on free and compulsory education for children in. The article 25 […]

Neglected-Biroch

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

Ali Sher Yousafzai The Holly village Biroch is situated at a distance of 14 kilometers towards North from Sudhum Rustam at the foot of historical and Holly Mountain Sukkra where Buddhists stayed for a long. It is surrounded by high peaked mountains. It has only one out let. Biroch has very rich history, it was […]

From Texas to Cairo: What does it even mean to be ‘safe’?

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

alia Azim Is anywhere safe anymore? Dalia Azim dismantles the paradoxes of fear and xenophobia towards the Arab world as an American introducing Egypt to her children for the first time. I like to think I’m a good mother. Not that anyone has suggested otherwise, at least not directly, but I’ve felt my maternal judgment […]

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Editorial

Engaging IMF

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

The government has decided to engage the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as an internal working suggests that benefits of getting its bail out package outweighs the cost Islamabad may have to pay, including some compromises on economic sovereignty. After an in-house analysis, spanning over two weeks, authorities have decided to invite IMF staff-level team. Sources […]

Realism at last

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

Financial Times has claimed in Sunday Report that Islamabad is set to review the deals concluded by the last PML-N government under the framework of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). According to the British newspaper top government functionaries said that Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf led government will look into the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and renegotiate the […]

Resetting CPEC priorities

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

The new government has promised a clear look at CPEC projects to determine whether or not wrong doings have been committed, when these projects were being negotiated. There were media reports emanating from the meetings of parliamentary committees and revelations in investigative news stories and columns that created doubts about the transparency of projects being […]

Dams and Diaspora

By The Frontier Post | September 9, 2018

It appears that the new government finds itself in catch 22 situation to devise a sound public finance policy to clear the mess created by the previous two governments and particularly the five years tenure of PML-N government. A passionate appeal by the Prime Minister Imran Khan to Pakistani Diaspora to donate at least $ […]

Water storage capacity

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

The deliberate neglect of building storage dams by successive governments from mid 70s, Pakistan has become a water stressed country, having a capacity of storing water for hardly 36 days. Silting has reduced the storage capacity in the Tarbella dam reservoir from 13.681 Million Acre Feet (MAF) to 9.360 MAF. The water storage capacity of […]

Safeguarding national interest

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo one day visit to Islamabad revealed bold indications that the new government is pursuing an independent foreign policy in its relations with the United States and other world powers. It is determined to grab the opportunities that re-alignment of forces offer to it. The low key reception at the […]

Letters to Editor

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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