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Two luxury cars go missing from Ishaq Dar’s house

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: At least two luxury cars have gone missing from residence of Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz s (PML-N) leader Ishaq Dar after Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) ordered to confiscate assets of former finance minister in case pertaining to disproportionate assets. The cost of vehicles is estimated in millions. As per details garnered, officials […]

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Maulana Samiul Haq laid to rest in Akora Khattak

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

Ishaq Khan NOWSHERA: Funeral prayer of Maulana Sami ul Haq, who was assassinated by unknown persons at his residence in Rawalpindi the other day, was offered at Akora Khattak area of Nowshera district on Saturday. Large number of people attended the funeral prayers which was led his son Maulana Hamidul Haq. JUI-S chief was buried […]

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Asia Bibi’s lawyer flees Pakistan amid life threats  

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Saiful Mulook, the legal counsel of Asia Bibi, who fought her case in the Supreme Court, has left the country after receiving threats to his life on Saturday. Saiful Mulook while talking to media, said he needs to stay alive as he has to fight the legal battle for Asia Bibi, a […]

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Peshawar police issues threat alert to JUI-F chief

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Peshawar Police has informed the Chief of Jamiat Ulema-e Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) leader Maulana Fazlur Rahman regarding the security threat after the assisination of Mualana Samiul Haq in Rawalpindi last night. According to private news channel reports, letter penned by the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Peshawar, “Maulana Fazlur Rahman faces security […]

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ATC indicts MQM-P leaders in media houses attack case

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court has indicted Farooq Sattar and other Muattahida Qaumi Movemnet-Pakistan (MQM-P) leaders in the case pertaining to an attack on media houses on Saturday. According to details, ATC indicted MQM-P leaders including Farooq Sattar, Aamir Khan, Kanwar Naveed Jamil, Qamar Mansoor and others. ATC heard two cases today regarding the […]

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Aasim Zaheer appointed as vice air chief

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Air Marshal Aasim Zaheer on Saturday was appointed Vice Chief of Air Staff. According to reports, Air Marshal Asim Zaheer was commissioned in GD(P) branch of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) in November, 1984. In his staff appointments, Air Marshal Asim Zaheer served as deputy director Operations (F-16) and Chief Project Director […]

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Global

UK foreign secretary: I was unaware of Khashoggi plot

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

LONDON (AA): Britain’s foreign secretary said on Tuesday he had no previous knowledge of a Saudi plot against journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was killed at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2. Declining to respond to weekend claims by a British tabloid that British intelligence services knew there was a plot to abduct Khashoggi, […]

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Yemen’s new PM arrives in Aden for first time

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

Monitoring Desk ADEN: Yemen’s new prime minister, Maeen Abdulmalik Saeed, arrived in the southern city of Aden on Tuesday — along with several other Yemeni government officials — from Saudi Arabia, according to a government source. The visit is the first to Aden by the newly-appointed premier since he assumed office on Oct. 15, replacing […]

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United Arab Emirates passes law to combat money laundering, terror financing

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

DUBAI (Reuters): The United Arab Emirates has passed a law to combat money laundering and terrorism financing, it said on Tuesday, as it aims to bring its rules into line with international standards on combating illicit money flows. The law, which is in line with the requirements and recommendations of the Financial Action Task Force […]

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Death toll rises to nine as storms hammer Italy

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

ROME (Reuters): Nine people have been killed in Italy as violent storms batter the country for a third day, with several regions on high alert. The breakwater walls in the chic seaside resort of Rapallo, in northeast Italy, were destroyed by fierce winds overnight, allowing in a surge of water that toppled yachts over and […]

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Followers of sacked SL PM stage rally

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

COLOMBO (AFP): Tens of thousands of activists blocked the centre of Colombo on Tuesday to protest the sacking of Ranil Wickremesinghe as prime minister. Wickremesinghe’s United National Party (UNP) staged the protest outside his official residence where he has remained since President Maithripala Sirisena dismissed him Friday. Sirisena named former authoritarian president Mahinda Rajapakse as […]

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German nurse admits to killing 100 patients

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

OLDENBURG (AFP): Former nurse Niels Hoegel, admitted Tuesday to killing 100 patients in his care, on the first day of his trial in the biggest serial killing case in Germany’s post-war history. Hoegel, 41, has already spent nearly a decade in prison on a life term for other patient deaths, and is accused of intentionally […]

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Pakistan

Two more infants die in Thar’s Mithi Civil Hospital

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

F.P. Report THARPARKAR: Two more infants died at Civil hospital Mithi, in Sindh’s drought-hit district of Tharparkar on Friday, due to the health problems caused by chronic malnutrition prevailing in the region for a long time, said the sources within the hospital. Thar’s situation fails to improve despite relief measures by the provincial government of […]

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PAF aircraft caught fire during emergency landing

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD:  A C-130 aircraft of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) caught fire on Friday during emergency landing at the Nur Khan airbase. The spokesperson added that the fire of the aircraft has been extinguished and all crew members on board are safe and a board of inquiry has been ordered by AHQ to ascertain […]

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10 shops gutted in Pashin fire

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

F.P. Report PASHIN: At least 10 shops were gutted in a fire on Friday that erupted in Taban market located on Pashin’s Garshinan. According to details, Rescue and security officials reached the scene on receiving information. The fire reduced clothes worth millions of rupees to ashes. Moreover, the building and property was also partially damaged […]

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Nation celebrates 141st birthday of Allama Iqbal  

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Pakistanis area celebrating the 141st birth anniversary of Allama Muhammad Iqbal with traditional zeal and fervor on Friday. According to details, Iqbal Day dawned with special prayers in the mosques for the peace, national integrity, prosperity and development of the country. National poet Dr Allama Muhammad Iqbal was born on 9 […]

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Govt to introduce policy for Overseas Pakistan: Murad Saeed  

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Communications Murad Saeed has said that government will introduce a National Policy for Overseas Pakistanis before completion of 100 days of the incumbent government. This he said while replying to a supplementary question during the question hour in Senate, Murad Saeed said that conducive environment would be ensured […]

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FIA arrests man for uploading objectionable pictures of ex-wife on FB

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Cyber Crime wing of Federal Investigation Agency has arrested a man for uploading his ex-wife objectionable pictures on social media. According to local media reports, the accused was identified as Nouman and he was arrested during a raid at his home located in Garden East, Jamshedabad in Karachi. The FIA team […]

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Afghanistan

MPs warn govt over Islamic University shifting to Kabul

By The Frontier Post | October 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Some Meshrano Jirga or Senate members on Sunday asked the government to cancel its decision of shifting the International Islamic University from eastern Nangarhar province to central capital Kabul. The university design matches those in Pakistan, Malaysia and Bangladesh and its construction has been approved by the Organization of Islamic Countries. The […]

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Drones target Taliban vehicle leaving 5 dead

By The Frontier Post | October 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: At least five militants were killed after the US drones targeted a vehicle of the Taliban militants in Paktia province of Afghanistan. The 203rd Thunder Corps of the Afghan Military in the Southeast in a statement said the drone strike was carried out in the vicinity of Zurmat district. The statement further […]

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Idrees replaces Khalil as deputy FM

By The Frontier Post | October 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Idrees Zaman replaced Hekmat Khalil Karzai who stepped down as deputy foreign minister 10 days ago. The newly installed deputy foreign minister was introduced by 2nd Deputy Vice President Sarwar and Foreign Minister Salahuddin to the staff of foreign ministry during a ceremony. Sarwar hailed the achievement of foreign ministry in relations […]

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Pakistan embassy confirms release of Afghan Taliban’s Mullah Baradar

By The Frontier Post | October 28, 2018

F.P. Report KABUL: Pakistan Embassy in Kabul on Sunday said Islamabad has released Afghan Taliban’s co-founder and former second-in-command Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar. Confirming Mullah Baradar’s release, a spokesperson for the embassy said Mullah Abdul Samad Sani, another senior Taliban commander, has also been set free. According to sources, the senior members of Taliban have […]

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President Ghani in Helmand to inaugurate projects

By The Frontier Post | October 28, 2018

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday arrived in southern Helmand province to inaugurate some projects and meet local officials, an official said. Presidential spokesman Haroon Chakhansouri wrote on his twitter that Ghani reached the provincial capital early in the morning. Heading a high-level delegation, Ghani would meet local and military officials, ulema, women, civil […]

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Iran, Afghanistan in talks over prisoner swap

By The Frontier Post | October 28, 2018

KABUL (TOLONews): Iran’s Justice Minister Alireza Avaei on Saturday voiced his satisfaction on cooperation between Iran and Afghanistan on extradition of prisoners between Iran and Afghanistan, according to Iran’s IRNA news agency report. “Good cooperation has been made in this regard,” Avaei said. Speaking after a meeting with his Afghan counterpart Abdul Baseer Anwar in […]

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Business

SABIC looking for Africa investment opportunities

By The Frontier Post | October 29, 2018

RIYADH (Reuters): Saudi Basic Industries Corp (SABIC), the world’s fourth-biggest petrochemicals company is looking for future investment opportunities in Africa, which is a promising market to maintain sales growth, its chief executive said on Sunday. The outlook for business in the United States, Asia and China remain positive despite some challenges due to high energy […]

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US economic growth slows slightly in third quarter; outlook less upbeat

By The Frontier Post | October 29, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): The US economy slowed less than expected in the third quarter as a tariff-related drop in soybean exports was partially offset by the strongest consumer spending in nearly four years, keeping growth on track to hit the Trump administration’s 3 percent target this year. Gross domestic product increased at a 3.5 percent annualized […]

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PEW: PM’s visit to China to stabilize country’s economy

By The Frontier Post | October 29, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: President Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) Dr. Murtaza Mughal has said the upcoming visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan to China can result in various deals which will help to stabilize the troubled economy of country. In a statement issued here on Sunday, Dr. Murtaza Mughal said that the US has started a […]

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RBS sets aside ‘Brexit’ pot

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Royal Bank of Scotland on Friday announced a 14-percent rise in quarterly net profit but warned of a “more uncertain outlook” as Britain’s struggles to strike a Brexit deal. Profit after tax rose to £448 million ($574 million, 505 million euros) in the third quarter to September compared to the same period in […]

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Amazon falls 10% on revenue

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Amazon’s third-quarter earnings beat Street estimates, but its revenue and fourth-quarter outlook fell short of expectations, causing the stock to plunge in extended trading. Here are the most important numbers: EPS: $5.75 vs. $3.14 estimated, according to Refinitiv Revenue: $56.6 billion vs. $57.10 billion estimated, according to Refinitiv AWS revenue: $6.68 billion […]

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China added two new billionaires a week: UBS report

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

LONDON (BBC): China produced billionaires at the rate of two a week in 2017, says a report by Swiss bank UBS and auditors PwC. The number of billionaires in the country saw a net increase from 318 to 373, with a joint wealth of $1.12 trillion (£874bn), said the survey. The report said China was […]

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Sports

Wozniacki struggles in title defence

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

Singapore (Agencies): Karolina Pliskova issued a warning to her opponents at the WTA Finals with a convincing straight-sets victory against defending champion Caroline Wozniacki. The dynamic 26-year-old’s easy 6-2, 6-4 triumph in Singapore was sweet revenge for Pliskova, who lost to Wozniacki in the semis at last year’s WTA Finals. Pliskova had strapping on her […]

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Top international cricketers involved in spot-fixing

By The Frontier Post | October 21, 2018

LONDON (Al Jazeera): Al Jazeera's Investigative Unit  has uncovered evidence of  corruption  at the highest levels of international  cricket. It appears to involve two dozen fixes in  15 international matche . The evidence, from 2011 and 2012, points to a small group of England players allegedly carrying out spot-fixes in seven matches; Australia players in […]

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Shabbir Iqbal wins 10th Chairman JCSC Open Golf Championship

By The Frontier Post | October 21, 2018

ISLAMABAD (NNI): Shabbir Iqbal won the10th Chairman JCSC Open Golf Championship 2018 with the gross 202 (68, 65, 69) at Margalla Green Golf Club Islamabad. Muhammad Munir with the gross 203 (65, 73, 65) remains runner up. General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee was the chief guest at the closing and […]

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Abbas jumps to No. 3 in ICC Test bowlers ranking

By The Frontier Post | October 21, 2018

DUBAI (Monitoring Desk): Mohammad Abbas jumped 11 places to break into the top three in the latest ICC Test bowlers rankings. Taking just 10 Test matches to reach the third ranking, the Pakistani bowler started the series against Australia on number 21 and is now only behind South Africa’s Kagiso Rabada and England’s James Anderson. […]

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Ronaldo reaches 400-goal landmark in draw

By The Frontier Post | October 21, 2018

TURIN (Agencies): Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score 400 goals in Europe’s top five leagues as Juventus dropped points for the first time this season following a 1-1 Serie A draw with Genoa on Saturday. The Portuguese striker’s fifth league goal for Juve carried him to the milestone, adding to his 84 strikes […]

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Qadir’s son gets Australia PM XI nod

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk SYDNEY: Usman Qadir, the son of Pakistan spin-bowling great Abdul, was named in a Prime Minister´s XI to face South Africa on Friday, inching a little closer to his goal of one day representing Australia. The 25-year-old, a leg-spinner like his father, moved to Australia to play for in 2016 and is hoping […]

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Fashion & Movies

Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif soon to start shooting of ‘Bharat’ in Abu Dhabi

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif are duo is set to come back on the big screen yet again. Both Salman and Katrina have a massive fan following and that’s the reason that whenever they come together a hit seems inevitable. Their last outing, Tiger Zinda Hai was a massive earner at the […]

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‘Stree’ continues to rule the box office

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: 2018 so far has been a year full of great films for Bollywood. Not only are different directors experimenting with their style of storytelling, but actors are also taking up unusual scripts to surprise and impress the audience. Amar Kaushik’s Stree is one such fabulous hit of this year. The horror comedy […]

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Rajkummar Rao and Nushrat Bharucha to be seen together in next film

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Nushrat Bharucha of Sonu Ke Tittu Ki Sweety fame has signed her next project. It will be a comedy directed by Hansal Mehta and will have Rajkummar Rao starring opposite her. The fresh pair confirmed this morning that they have signed a film with Hansal Mehta, that’ll be produced by Luv Ranjan […]

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Makers release posters of Ayushmann Khurrana’s “Badhaai Ho”

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The makers of Ayushmann Khurrana and Sanya Malhotra’s Badhaai Ho have been making all the right moves. The film’s marketing team has come up with interesting and quirky ways to keep the audience engrossed and the latest thing to add to that list are these fresh posters from the film. The posters […]

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SLB to launch Poonam Dhillon’s son Anmol

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood actress Poonam Dhillon’s son Anmol Thakeria Dhillon is all set to make his Bollywood debut in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next. While earlier there were rumours of Shahid doing this film called Tuesdays and Saturdays, we now hear that Anmol will be starring in the film. Said to be a rom-com, Tuesdays […]

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Shahid Kapoor and Shree Narayan Singh to work together for a biopic

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Shahid Kapoor and Shree Narayan Singh’s Batti Gul Meter Chalu is nearing its release and fans are already super excited about the project. Other than this film, Singh has also planned to make a biopic on Dr Verghese Kurien, who’s known to be the Father of the White Revolution in India. The […]

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Science & Technology

US-China agrees to keep ZTE in business

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON (Agencies): The Trump administration told lawmakers the U.S. government has reached a deal to put Chinese telecommunications company, ZTE Corp, back in business after it pays a significant fine and makes management changes, a senior congressional aide said on Friday. U.S. President Donald Trump appeared to confirm the deal in a tweet late […]

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Apple awarded $539m in US patent case against Samsung

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2018

NEW YORK (BBC News): A US court has ordered South Korea’s Samsung Electronics pay $539m (£403m) in damages for copying features of Apple’s original iPhone. The jury’s decision is the latest step in a long-running legal battle between the world’s top smartphone makers. It began in 2011 when Apple argued Samsung had infringed on some […]

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Facebook, Twitter announces strict rules for political ads

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Twitter on Thursday announced new guidelines to clearly mark political ads on its platform as Facebook said it began implementing a policy requiring labeling and verification of identities of those paying for political messages. The moves by the two social media firms come in response to criticism over their role in allowing […]

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Samsung to launch budget friendly smartphones in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk  ISLAMABAD: The tech giant, Samsung is about to launch two budget-friendly phones Galaxy J4 and Galaxy J6 in Pakistan. We already know the specification of both devices as they are listed on the official website of Samsung Pakistan. Let’s see when Samsung will make these devices for sale in Pakistan. People are anxiously waiting to get […]

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WhatsApp allows iPhone users to download Data

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: WhatsApp for iPhone has introduced an important new feature called ‘Request Account Info’. It will allow users to request their Account information from the WhatsApp and see the data that has been shared by users and saved by the company. That includes their account information and settings, but not personal messages. WhatsApp has […]

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Government approves “Digital Pakistan” policy

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The government gave go-ahead to the country’s first-ever “Digital Pakistan” policy including incentives for the information and technology and services sector. The prime minister had announced a cash reward and extension of a tax holiday on IT exports till 2025, reduction in sales tax to 5% in Islamabad Capital Territory and ensured long-term […]

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Health

Pakistan ranks 154 among 195 countries in healthcare

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Pakistan ranks 154th among 195 countries in terms of quality and accessibility of healthcare, behind its South Asian counterparts Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka, according to a Lancet study. The study, carried out by the leading medical journal The Lancet, mentioned that Pakistan has seen improvement in healthcare access and quality since 1990, with its HAQ […]

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Eating one egg a day could reduce risk of heart disease

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: A Chinese study suggests that people who eat an egg just about every day may have a lower risk of heart attack and stroke than individuals who don’t eat eggs at all. Researchers examined survey data on egg consumption among 461,213 adults who were 51 years old on average. When they joined […]

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Nipah virus death toll in India jumps to 10

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2018

NEW DELHI (AFP): The death toll from an outbreak of the rare Nipah virus in southern India jumped to 10 Tuesday with more than 90 people quarantined to try to stem the spread of the disease, officials said. With tests from other suspect deaths awaited, authorities in Kerala state have ordered emergency measures to control […]

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Belly fat can cause vitamin D deficiency

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk A new study reveals that individuals with higher levels of belly fat and larger waistlines are more likely to have lower vitamin D levels. Currently, in medical circles, vitamin D is the talk of the town. Produced in our skin on contact with sunlight, it plays a myriad of roles in the human body. In […]

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Social isolation possibly will increase stress: Research

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Researchers have found that long-term chronic isolation causes the build-up of a chemical in the brain that increases stress, aggression and fear. A study published in the journal Cell, revealed prolonged social isolation leads to a broad array of behavioural changes in mice, including increased aggressiveness towards unfamiliar mice, persistent fear and […]

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Diabetic patients needs to consult doctors before fasting

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Medical experts strongly advised diabetic patients to take their medical condition into consideration, well in advance, before fasting. “Many patients often opt for self-medication, based on their or others’ personal experiences, while trying to maintain their sugar level. Doctors treating diabetic patients should encourage their patients to regularly visit and seek advice […]

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Travel

Articles

US tries to bully the world into attacking Iran

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2018

Rania Khalek America’s conduct towards Iran demonstrates just how much of a bully the US government is, that anything short of bending 100 percent to America’s agenda will eventually result in punishment and war. Newly appointed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, known as an anti-Iran hawk, began the week by giving a frightening speech […]

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Iran in the crosshairs as Empire enters its mad dog days

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2018

John Wight Mike Pompeo’s bellicose rhetoric against Tehran leaves no doubt that Washington has embraced the status of international renegade. Pompeo’s speech, delivered in his capacity as secretary of state, evinced a blatant disregard for the integrity of international treaties and respect for international law. It also ensures that the last vestiges of credibility enjoyed […]

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Impact of Afghanistan’s political instability on youth

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2018

Farahnaz Rahmani Political stability and peace-building are among the key concerns of today’s Afghan people, but also the areas they are most disappointed about. In recent years, the popular belief that the Afghan society could really progress toward peace and political stability has been severely shaken. The belief that the country could one day unite […]

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Iraq sets a good example by abandoning sectarianism

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

Yasar Takis There’s a joke that says that the US always does the right thing, but only after trying all other options. What happened in Iraq is perhaps a concrete example of this. The results of the May 12 parliamentary elections surprised only the observers who knew this country superficially. The elections were held to […]

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May is the cruelest month in Gaza, not spring time

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

Atef Abu Saif For the past seven weeks, every Friday morning a small group of teenagers had met at the corner of my street. They would exchange “good mornings,” chat amicably for a while and then head east to the protests at the border with Israel. On May 14, they gathered again, this time to […]

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Iraq elections have ushered in hope

By The Frontier Post | May 20, 2018

Osama Al Sharif Regardless of how one chooses to read the outcome of last Saturday’s elections in Iraq, one thing is for sure: Iraqi voters have rejected the status quo and sought fresh political players to take over. Outgoing prime minister Haider Al Abadi, whose Victory List wooed disenchanted Sunni voters as well as Shiites, […]

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Editorial

Admitting failure

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2018

Speaking at a function in Islamabad, Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal, while diluting the failures of the government on economic front with share verbosity, claimed that economic reforms plans of Pakistan were borrowed by India and successfully implemented them but we squandered the opportunity because of political instability. He said Bangladesh also successfully used the same […]

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Forex downtrend

By The Frontier Post | May 22, 2018

Goods import capacity of the country has dropped to an alarming level of less than two and half months after the foreign currency reserves fell to a four years low of $ 10.79 billion on May 11. The foreign exchange reserves remained on the downhill course despite the acquisition of $ 9.2 billion foreign loans […]

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FATA merger prospects

By The Frontier Post | May 21, 2018

It appears that the prospects of FATA merger with Khyber Pukhtunkwa have become bright. The matter was discussed during the 23rd meeting of National Security Committee held on Saturday at the Prime Minister’s House. The Committee while weighing all the pros and cons in details endorsed the merger of tribal areas with Khyber Pukhtunkhwa where […]

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Pak-US partnership

By The Frontier Post | May 20, 2018

The US Assistant to secretary Defense Dana White, during a regular briefing held at Pentagon on Friday, expressed the hope that Pakistan will be a partner in safeguarding the region and would “do more” to uphold regional peace in South Asia. In the context of security situation she acknowledged that Pakistan has been a victim […]

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Hemorrhaging corporations

By The Frontier Post | May 19, 2018

Although the ruling PML-N leadership and high government officials have made frequent claims about their economic achievements over its five years tenure which is about to end, public sector enterprises (PSEs) have continued to bleed and suffered cumulative losses of Rs. 3.76 trillion. Earlier during the tenure of Pakistan Peoples’ Party government the scenario was […]

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From water-surplus to water-stressed

By The Frontier Post | May 18, 2018

Pakistan is facing depleting water resources due to climate change impact and poor water resource management. Failure to estimate the actual water demand will hamper effective water management and overall socio-economic stability in the country. The country has gone from water- surplus to water-stressed situation and soon it is going to have water scarcity. The […]

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