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‘Sehat Card Scheme’ to be launched today

By The Frontier Post | February 4, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will launch ‘Sehat Card Scheme’ and under this scheme, treatment for angioplasty, brain surgery, cancer and other diseases will be done free of cost, on Monday (today). According to detailsthe Health Cards will be distributed in Islamabad in the first phase and in the next month, these cards […]

Qureshi urges int’l community to take notice of Indian atrocities in Kashmir

By The Frontier Post | February 4, 2019

F.P. Report LONDON: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Sunday urged the international community to take notice of Indian atrocities in occupied Kashmir. Talking to journalists upon arrival at London airport, Shah Mehmood Qureshi underscored the need for resolving the Kashmir issue through dialogues. The foreign minister said that he would present Pakistan’s view point […]

Afghan businessman defrauds US military for 8 billion US dollars: SIGAR

By The Frontier Post | February 3, 2019

Jalil Afridi  Washington DC: The quarterly report submitted to the US Congress by Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction  (SIGAR) mentions results of three investigations which were conducted by SIGAR. The most significant result states that on November 27, 2018 in the District of Columbia ANHAM FZCO Chief Executive, Abdul Huda Farouki and his brothers […]

PM meets CM Punjab, mulls over judicial commission for Sahiwal killings

By The Frontier Post | February 3, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Prime Minister Imran Khan met on Sunday Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar and asked him to look into the formation of a judicial commission on Sahiwal incident, which took lives of four people. On January 19, four people — including three members of the Khalil family — were killed in an alleged […]

South Africa clinch series after thrilling finish in second T20I

By The Frontier Post | February 3, 2019

JOHANNESBURG (AFP): South Africa beat Pakistan by seven runs in the second Twenty20 international at the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg on Sunday. Earlier, South Africa set victory target of 189 runs for Pakistan in the second Twenty-20 International of the three-match series. Stand-in captain David Miller hit an explosive half-century as South Africa made a […]

Nawaz undergoes tests at Lahore’s Services Hospital

By The Frontier Post | February 3, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif underwent several medical tests at the Services Hospital Lahore today (Sunday) as prescribed by the medical board formed to examine his deteriorating health. A six-member medical board examined Sharif and conduct his blood and sugar tests as well as electrocardiography (ECG). The board will decide today whether […]

Global

Talks with Taliban in ‘very, very early’ stages: US general

By The Frontier Post | February 5, 2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters): A top US general said on Tuesday that talks between the United States and Taliban were in their “very, very early” stages and the Afghan government, so far excluded from talks, would have to be part of the solution. “I would characterise where we are in the process as very, very early in […]

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Swedish Muslim convert faces threats, insults

By The Frontier Post | February 5, 2019

STOCKHOLM (AA): A Swedish teen has been exposed to numerous heavy threats and insults over the past seven months after her conversion to Islam. Ronja Andersson, the goalkeeper of Sweden U19 Women National Team, appeared on a TV show called Troll Hunter on Monday night. During the show was identified a person who sent Andersson’s […]

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10 dead in Paris apartment block fire, police suspect arson

By The Frontier Post | February 5, 2019

PARIS (AFP): At least 10 people died and 30 were injured in an overnight blaze at an apartment block in Paris that police suspect was deliberately started by a female resident, officials and firefighters said Tuesday. The fire on the upper floors of the building in rue Erlanger in the upmarket 16th district of southwest […]

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Indian state leader ends protest against Modi, vows bigger fight

By The Frontier Post | February 5, 2019

KOLKATA (Reuters): The chief minister of an Indian state ended a nearly 48-hour street protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, saying she would mount a national campaign to oust his ruling Hindu nationalists. Mamata Banerjee, the chief of West Bengal state, is rallying regional parties and the main opposition Congress to forge an […]

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Saudi Arabia tortures female detainees, say UK MPs

By The Frontier Post | February 5, 2019

Monitoring Desk LONDON: The female activists are subjected to torture and kept in cruel and inhumane conditions in Saudi Arabia, a report by a cross-party group of British lawmakers said on Monday. A Detention Review Panel (DRP) of MPs said in a damning report that Saudi officials could be culpable for abuse at “the highest […]

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Anti-gov’t protests resume in several parts of Sudan

By The Frontier Post | February 5, 2019

KHARTOUM (AA): Capital Khartoum, the city of Omdurman and Sudan’s eastern Kassala State all saw renewed protests on Monday against the country’s steadily deteriorating economic condition. According to witnesses, hundreds of protesters took to the streets in Khartoum’s Al-Azhari and Mayo districts and in the Abbasiya neighborhood of Omdurman, Sudan’s second largest city. Demonstrators decried […]

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Pakistan

Polio case surfaces in Bannu

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2019

Jamal Qamar BANNU: Another polio case was surfaced in Mira Khel area here Friday after verification by National Institute of Health (NIH) in Islamabad. According to district Health officials, two-year Rehan suffered from fever on January 16 and his parents took him to hospital where doctors recommended his stool test from NIH Islamabad for confirmation […]

Police held 2 drug peddlers, recovers 18kg hashish

By The Frontier Post | February 9, 2019

Sahibzada Afridi KOHAT: Police busted a gang of drug peddlers and foiled a bid to smuggle 18560 Gram Hashish worth millions of rupees and apprehended two smugglers, on Friday. According to office of District Police Officer, the smugglers concealed hashish in school bags and tried to smuggle from district Bannu to merged district of Khyber. […]

Sarwar hopeful Aleem will come clean on corruption charges

By The Frontier Post | February 8, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: Stressing the need for across-the-board-accountability, Federal Minister for Petroleum Ghulam Sarwar Khan said on Friday that former Punjab minister Aleem Khan would come clean on corruption charges leveled against him. “There will be no NRO, no matter one belongs to which party,” he asserted while speaking to the media at Karachi airport. […]

New SC bench to hear Asghar Khan case on Feb 11

By The Frontier Post | February 8, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court will take up the Asghar Khan implementation case on Feb 11. A three-judge bench headed by Justice Gulzar Ahmed and comprising Justice Faisal Arab and Justice Ijazul Ahsan will hear the case in Islamabad. Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Asif Saeed Khan Khosa constituted the new bench to hear […]

Two-party culture in Pakistan politics has now ended: Fawad Chaudhry

By The Frontier Post | February 8, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Information Minister, Fawad Chaudhry, on Friday said the two-party culture in Pakistan politics has ended, as people were embroiled in the years-old system forced upon them. Speaking to reporters here, he said the past rulers in the last 10 years ruined Pakistan’s economy. The information minister said Imran Khan brought to […]

ANF seizes 3kg of ice in Sohrab Goth raid

By The Frontier Post | February 8, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) on Friday claimed to have seized three kilogram of ice worth millions of rupees during a raid in Sohrab Goth area. ANF officials said a suspect identified as Aijaz has been arrested and a case registered against him. The seized drugs were to be supplied in educational institutions […]

Afghanistan

We’re not yet done, Khalilzad tells critics

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): US special envoy for reconciliation in Afghanistan on Thursday reiterated his claim of making significant progress in talks with Taliban negotiators and said there was still work to be done on other vital issues like intra-Afghan dialogue and a complete ceasefire. In a series of tweets, Zalmay Khalilzad said skeptics rushed to judgment based on just the first […]

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Taliban militants suffer casualties in NDS Special Forces raid in Kunduz

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2019

KUNDUZ (Khaama Press): At least 14 Taliban militants were killed or wounded during an operation of the Special Forces of National Directorate of Security (NDS) in northern Kunduz province. The Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS) in a statement said the operation was conducted in the vicinity of Khanabad district of the province. The […]

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Afghan government has the key for peace, reconciliation: Ashraf Ghani

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2019

KABUL (Khaama Press): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said that the Afghan government has the key for peace and reconciliation since a proper plan, program, and road map is available with the government. He made the remarks during the national conference of youths and peace which was organized in Loya Jirga auditorium hall on Wednesday. […]

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Three Taliban commanders killed in Kunduz operation

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2019

Monitoring Desk KUNDUZ: As many as 11 Taliban members including their three commanders were killed in an operation conducted by NDS special forces operation in Kunduz district of Afghanistan According to NDS statement on Thursday, in addition, three other Taliban members were injured during the operation. The operation was launched in Khan Abad district of […]

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Peace deal must not sacrifice progress, says NRC chief

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), supporting a negotiated settlement to the Afghan conflict, on Wednesday warned against sacrificing hard-won progress in the name of a peace deal. Jan Egeland, secretary-general of the council, said: “As humanitarian workers in Afghanistan we welcome any negotiated solution that can end decades of conflict in Afghanistan.” […]

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‘2,700 cases of violence against women addressed’

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Attorney General Office (AGO) says it addressed 2,700 cases of violence against women during the outgoing solar year and individuals punished in these cases did not qualify presidential pardon decrees. AGO spokesman Jameshid Rassouli told Pajhwok Afghan News in total 2,701 cases of violence against women had been addressed since December […]

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Business

Vienna Airport reports a record 34.4 million passengers last year

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2019

VIENNA (Reuters) – Vienna Airport <VIEV.VI> reported an 11.3 percent increase in passengers last year to a record high 34.4 million, it said on Tuesday. The operator of one of Europe’s main hubs for eastern European destinations forecast passenger growth of 8 to 10 percent to more than 38 million travellers this year. It said […]

Dixons’s mobile sales continue to fall

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2019

LONDON (BBC News): Dixons Carphone has reported a fall in mobile phone sales over the Christmas trading period, as fewer people signed up to two-year contracts. The electrical goods retailer said sales of mobiles were down 7% in the 10 weeks to 5 January. The news reflects a growing trend in the phones market after […]

Mastercard fined £504m by Europe for competition breach

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2019

LONDON (BBC News): The European Commission has fined Mastercard €573m ($650m, £504m) for anti-competitive behaviour. It said Mastercard had prevented retailers using cheaper banking services outside their home country. Prior to 2015, Mastercard obliged banks receiving card payments to use a fee set in their home country, even if cheaper rates were available elsewhere in […]

Huawei to seek swift resolution for detained executive

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2019

DAVOS (Reuters): China’s Huawei Technologies will call for a quick resolution of the case regarding its detained executive in Canada who is accused of violating US sanctions on Iran, the company’s chairman, Liang Hua, said on Tuesday. Liang, who was appointed acting chief financial officer of Huawei in December following the arrest of the company’s […]

Eurozone banks expect slower borrowing in first quarter

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2019

FRANKFURT (AFP/APP): Banks in the eurozone expect demand for loans to ease in the first quarter, a European Central Bank survey published Tuesday showed, as factors braking the single currency area loom larger. “Net demand continued to increase across all loan categories in the fourth quarter of 2018, but banks expect some moderation in demand […]

Renault board to replace Ghosn on Thursday

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2019

PARIS (AFP/APP): French carmaker Renault said Tuesday that it would hold a board meeting Thursday to name a replacement for its boss Carlos Ghosn, who remains in custody in Japan over alleged financial misconduct. Sources close to the discussions told AFP that the company would put forward Thierry Bollore to replace Ghosn as chief executive […]

Sports

Australia beat Sri Lanka by innings and 40 runs

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2019

BRISBANE (Agenices): Sri Lanka’s batting failed abysmally for the second time in the match, as they crashed to 139 all out, to lose the first Test against Australia in roughly two-and-a-half days. It was the quick and intense Pat Cummins who precipitated Sri Lanka’s collapse, and Cummins who made the greatest impact for Australia through […]

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United’s Sanchez returns to haunt Arsenal in Cup win

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2019

LONDON (Agencies): Chilean forward Alex Sanchez returned to haunt his old club with the opening goal in Manchester United’s 3-1 victory at Arsenal in a heavyweight FA Cup fourth-round clash on Friday. In his first appearance back at the Emirates Stadium since swapping north London for Old Trafford a year ago, Sanchez silenced the inevitable […]

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Pakistan announces squad for South Africa T20 series

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Chief Selector Inzamam-ul-Haq has announced the Pakistan’s 15-member T20 squad for the three-match series against South Africa. According to reports, Left-arm pacer Mohammad Amir returns to the side, replacing Waqas Maqsood for the T20I series against South Africa. While announcing the squad, Inzamam-ul-Haq, said that once again, the selectors have gone ahead […]

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South Africa defeat Pakistan by 13 runs in third ODI

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2019

Monitoring Desk CENTURION: South Africa defeated Pakistan by 13 in the rain-hit third match of the ODI series on Friday. Pakistani batsmen showed good performance with the bat and put an impressive score of 317 on the board. Opener Imam-ul-Haq hit a century but could not prevent South Africa from winning a match. The left-handed […]

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Imam outpaces Kohli and Azam

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2019

Monitoring Desk Centurion: Pakistan opening batsman Imam ul Haq has become the second fastest batsman to reach 1000 One Day International (ODI) runs on Friday. The youngster managed to attain the feat against South Africa in just 19 innings, only one more than fellow opening batsman Fakhar Zaman, who holds the record of fastest to […]

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Imam hits hundred for Pakistan – and answers critics

By The Frontier Post | January 25, 2019

CENTURION (Agencies): Imam-ul-Haq hit a measured century –- and delivered a message to his critics –- as Pakistan piled up 317 for six in the third one-day international against South Africa on Friday. As Imam completed the single that took him to his fifth century in his 19th one-day international he pointed to his mouth […]

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Fashion & Movies

Kiara Advani and Diljit Dosanjh to be seen together in upcoming “Good News”

By The Frontier Post | December 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Kiara Advani and Diljit Dosanjh began shooting for their upcoming film Good News. The film also stars Kareena Kapoor Khan and Akshay Kumar in leading roles. Kiara and Diljit, who reportedly will be playing a married couple in the film took to social media to share the good news (pun intended). Kiara […]

Ranbir Kapoor all set to start shooting of “Shamshera”

By The Frontier Post | December 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The first schedule of Yash Raj’s next project mega project Shamshera is all set to go on floors tomorrow in Mumbai. A traditional puja took place on the set first along with the cast and crew of the film, a custom that way started by Late Yash Chopra and is continued even […]

Sara Ali Khan’s Kedarnath to hit cinema screens on Dec 7

By The Frontier Post | November 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Sara Ali Khan, daughter of Saif Ali Khan from his first wife Amrita Singh, is going to make her first Bollywood debut this year and that too in prominent roles. The actress will be entering Bollywood with Abhishek Kapoor’s Kedarnath in which she stars alongside Sushant Singh Rajput, reports PinkVilla. The film […]

Channing Tatum responds with admiration as Amanda Bynes makes a comeback

By The Frontier Post | November 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: After her recent comeback, American actor Amanda Bynes had asserted that she had ‘fought’ to keep Hollywood heartthrob Channing Tatum in their hit film ‘She’s the Man,’ to which he has responded with immense love and admiration for the child star. The 32-year-old actor after an extensive period of struggle came forth […]

Ayushmann Khurrana and Nushrat Bharucha to make a pair in next movie

By The Frontier Post | November 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Ayushmann Khurrana is having a phenomenal year at the box-office. As along with critical acclaim, his films had an extremely successful run at the ticket window. And it seems that the star has gone and signed another project, which is expected to be a comedy. Along with Ayushmann, the film will star […]

Anushka & Virat to celebrate their first anniversary in Australia

By The Frontier Post | November 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli tied the knot in Tuscany, Italy last year on 11th December amidst close friends and family members. The private affair looked pristine and pious with the perfect décor. Now almost a year back as the most loved couple of the country is gearing up to celebrate their […]

Science & Technology

Android devices are at risk of attacks

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2018

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

Samsung launches gaming-friendly Note-9

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2018

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

Apple removes ‘wrong apps’ in gambling purge

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Apple has been accused of accidentally removing apps from the App Store in a crackdown on gambling content. Several developers complained via social media that their apps, which they said had nothing to do with gambling, were taken down. The affected apps included a Polish magazine, a gif-sharing service and a platform […]

Athan features at Google App Summit

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2018

F.P. Report Lahore: VentureDive’s application, Athan, made global waves after it got featured as one of the fastest growing applications in the Asia Pacific region at the Google App Summit’18, held in Singapore. Athan was the only ‘made in Pakistan’ app to feature at the event. Representing Athan at the summit, VentureDive’s Managing Director Saad […]

Samsung smartphones to receive Oreo in early 2019

By The Frontier Post | August 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: On one side Google has launched Android 9.0 Pie, and on the other side, Samsung is still struggling to provide its users with Oreo Updates. However, if you have bought a Samsung flagship device in the last two years, your phone will be updated to Android Oreo. Samsung Smartphones are widely bought […]

Xiaomi releases first look of Xiaomi Pocophone F1

By The Frontier Post | August 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: Xiaomi is currently working on new device and soon it will launch this new device which is currently called Pocophone F1. However, the name is not confirmed and that can be change at the time of launch. First Xiaomi Pocophone F1 was certified for Bluetooth connectivity and then popped up on AnTuTu. […]

Health

Three days polio drive to start from 21st

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

Hafiz Muhammad Aziz-ur-Rehman HAFIZABAD: A Three-Day Anti-Polio campaign would be launched in the district from September 24 in which more than two lakh kids below the age of seven years would be provided anti-polio drops. In this connection, a meeting of the District Anti-Polio Committee was held here under the chairmanship of DC Adnan Arshad […]

Nigeria starts investigation into monkeypox outbreak

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk NAIROBI: Nigeria has launched an investigation to identify the source of a monkeypox outbreak that has infected two people in the UK with the potentially deadly disease. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said it was cooperating with Public Health England after two apparently unrelated cases of monkeypox were reported in Cornwall and […]

Officials directed to make plan for polio refusal cases

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

Ghulam Mursalin Marwat LAKKI MARWAT: Deputy Commissioner Muhammad Kabir Afridi has underlined the need for formulating a strategy to reduce the number of refusal cases by focusing on finding sustainable solutions to the reasons behind parents’ refusal to vaccinate their children against crippling disease. Chairing a meeting of district polio eradication committee at his office, […]

Harare declares cholera emergency

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

HARARE (Reuters): Zimbabwe declared a cholera outbreak in the capital Harare after 20 died from the disease and more than 2,000 people were infected after drinking contaminated water, new Health Minister Obadiah Moyo said on Tuesday. Harare city council has struggled to supply water to some suburbs for more than a decade, forcing residents to […]

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 […]

Travel

France: Strikes hit Air France, state rails

By The Frontier Post | May 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk PARIS: Air France said on Friday that the number of its passenger in April had dropped by 8.7 percent amid a series of continuing strikes as part of the ongoing wage increase dispute with the carrier’s administration. In a statement, the French flag carrier said that due to the strikes in April, which […]

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

By The Frontier Post | May 11, 2018

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

Saudi carrier begins offering flights to Turkey’s Izmir

By The Frontier Post | May 10, 2018

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

Sri Lanka tourist arrival up by 13%

By The Frontier Post | May 9, 2018

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

Turkey expects three millions British tourists in 2018

By The Frontier Post | May 8, 2018

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

Etihad Airways offers free hotel stay to passengers in Abu Dhabi

By The Frontier Post | May 2, 2018

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

Articles

Eid: Gaining proximity to God and one another

By The Frontier Post | August 22, 2018

Ibrahim Kalin Muslims celebrate today as Eid al-Adha, the day of pilgrimage, sacrifice and devotion. This is the day when Prophet Abraham proved his devotion to God, setting an example for the generations to come. This is a day of joy, celebration and remembrance. Given the realities of the Muslim world at present, however, one […]

Islamophobia and structuring the post-Cold War new world order

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2018

Hatem Bazian The shift towards Islamophobia and using the Muslim subject as the singular global strategic threat emerged toward the end of the Cold War and the collapse of the Soviet Union. Even though a case can be made that the 1979 Iranian Revolution intensified the negative representation of Islam and Muslims in the West, […]

U.S. faces isolation in global community by sanctioning Iran

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2018

Mudasir Sheikh The recent statement of the Iranian president Hassan Rouhani regarding isolation of the US due to its unilateral withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, also known as JCPOA, seems to become more relevant with every passing day as obvious from the actions of BRICS, EU and other countries like Turkey. The crux of […]

National priorities for new Government

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2018

Parvez Jamil If pre-election pledges were not to become post-elections shocks, national priorities need to be pursued by the new Government in letter and spirit. What reposes public trust and confidence-building is when leaders deliver what they promise to the nation amid election fever and campaigning with commitments. Though NAB’s endeavor to inculcate character building […]

A sea and thousands of concerns

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2018

Hanif Ghaffari The name of the “Caspian Sea” has been recently heard more than any other time! In the meantime, there are rumors, ambiguities and, of course, concerns that need to be described in the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea which was signed on August 12 in the port city of […]

Muslim body’s intention to set up Islamic courts sparks row in India

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2018

Shuriah Niazi The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has sparked a row by allegedly expressing its intention to set up Sharia Courts in the country. Sharia law or Islamic law is the religious law forming part of the Islamic tradition. Sharia Courts run according to Islamic laws. The AIMPLB is the top non-government […]

Editorial

Tackling economic crisis

By The Frontier Post | July 28, 2018

The technocrat law maker Asad Umar, who has been tipped to lead the finance ministry, minced no words about the economic mess created by the two previous governments due their bad governance, mismanagement and rampant corruption. He said no option including knocking on the doors of International Monetary Fund (IMF) will be ruled out to […]

Election results, dawn of new era

By The Frontier Post | July 27, 2018

Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf bagged majority of seats in the hotly contested 2018 general elections and is poised to form a government in the centre.  In Punjab Assembly polls it is three seats behind the PML-N. If the party leadership succeeds in luring the 30 plus independents to the party fold PTI can also form a stable […]

Polling day violence

By The Frontier Post | July 26, 2018

Despite security arrangements on an unprecedented scale, the blood of innocent people was spelt in a suicide bomb blast in Quetta and vendetta demonstrated by ANP workers in Sawabi district of Khyber Pukhtunkhwa. At least 32 people, including five police officials, were martyred and 60 injured in a suicide bomb attack in Bhosa Mandi area […]

Olive branch or trap

By The Frontier Post | July 25, 2018

The US military commanders are talking about the prospects of Afghan peace talks with emphasis on Pakistan’s role in political settlement of the conflict. Increasing prospects of peace talks with the Taliban shows that US strategy in Afghanistan is working despite continuing violence and insurgents control over wide areas of the country side, top US […]

Power sector challenges

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2018

Previous governments whether run by Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) or Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz PML (N) did not address the challenges pertaining to electricity production and supply. They deliberately ignored the cheap power generation by exploiting the hydro potential and renewable energy resources like wind and solar. Now the new government which will be installed […]

Financing dams

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2018

Majority of people, by and large, expect objectivity, balanced style of reasoning from senior journalists and column writers. But sometime the element of subjectivity creeps in the comments of media persons, while using their pen on burning issues of national importance. A staff member of a leading English daily news paper, which was founded in […]

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