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PM appeals Pakistanis to donate generously for construction of dams

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has appealed all Pakistanis, including the overseas ones, to financially contribute for construction of dams in Pakistan that are vital for country’s future generations. In a message to the nation, the Prime Minister asked overseas Pakistanis, especially those living in European countries and the United States to contribute […]

US hopes for respectful bilateral relationship with Pakistan: Schriver

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Assistant Defence Secretary for the Department of Defence’s (DoD) Asian and Pacific Security Affairs, Randall G. Schriver has said that the United States has high hopes for a respectful and better bilateral relationship with Pakistan. This he said while talking to media on Thursday night. Randall G. Schriver said that the military […]

Accountability court issues summons for former premier Yousaf Raza Gilani

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: An accountability court has issued a summons for former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Friday over the misuse of authority. Earlier on Thursday, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Rawalpindi filed a reference against the former premier Gilani over the misuse of authority. Accountability court ordered Gilani to appear before it on […]

PTV, parliament attack cases: PM Imran directs legal team to file acquittal pleas

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed his legal team on Friday to file acquittal pleas in cases registered against party leaders related to attacks on Pakistan Television (PTV) and Parliament House during the PTI 2014 sit-in. According to reposts, the pleas for acquittal of party leaders booked in the cases will be […]

Civil, military leadership on same page to work for regional peace: Fawad Chaudhry

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Information Minister, Fawad Chaudhry has said that the government and military are on the same page for promoting the peace in the region. Fawad Chaudhry said this giving interview to BBC Urdu on Friday. He said that government and military leadership willing to hold talks with India for regional peace. He […]

PPP’s Shehla Raza injured in road accident

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Senior leader of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Shehla Raza suffered minor injury during a car accident in Karachi on Friday. The local news channel reported that Shehla Raza, who is a member of Sindh Provincial Assembly, faced a road accident on Shahra-e-Faisal when she was going to her office. The lawmaker, fortunately, […]

Global

Mueller delivers report on Trump-Russia investigation to Attorney General

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: The special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, on Friday delivered a report on his inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 election to Attorney General William P. Barr, bringing to a close an investigation that has consumed the nation and cast a shadow over President Trump for nearly two years. Mr. Barr […]

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Burj Khalifa lit up with photo of NZ Premier Jacinda Ardern

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: The World is still mourning on New Zealand gruesome terror attack last week claimed lives of 50 Muslims during Friday prayers at Christchurch. Yesterday on Friday, the Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern visited a mosque and listened to the Friday sermon there. For the first time ever, the Azaan, Muslim […]

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Russia criticizes Trump’s Golan Heights comment

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

MOSCOW (AA): U.S. President Donald Trump’s call to recognize Israel’s control of the occupied Golan Heights could destabilize the situation in the Middle East, Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday. “In any case, such an idea itself in no way contributes to the goals and objectives of the Middle East settlement, rather on […]

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Swedes form human shield for Muslims in Friday prayer

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

STOCKHOLM (AA): Dozens of Swedes have formed a human shield for Muslims on Friday in a bid to ensure their security during weekly prayer. As part of the ongoing protests across the world decrying twin terror attacks by a white supremacist in New Zealand that killed at least 50 and injured dozens, Swedish people demonstrated […]

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China, Italy looking to strengthen trade ties: Xi

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

ROME (Reuters): Italy and China want to deepen their trade and investment ties, boosting infrastructure and maritime links, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday following talks with Italian President Sergio Mattarella. Xi is set to sign a deal on Saturday that will see Italy become the first Group of Seven major industrialised nations to […]

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US slaps fresh nuclear sanctions on Iran

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

WASHINGTON (AA): The U.S. on Friday issued new nuclear-related sanctions on Iran, blacklisting 31 entities and individuals for allegedly supporting Iran’s “nuclear proliferation-sensitive activities.” All of those blacklisted are tied to the Iranian Organization of Defensive Innovation and Research, or SPND, the State Department said in a statement announcing the new penalties. “The United States […]

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Pakistan

Gujranwala: Five children among six killed in school wall collapse

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

F.P. Report GUJRANWALA: As many as six people, including five children and a female teacher were killed on Saturday when a school wall collapsed in Gujranwala. Deputy Commissioner told local news channel that more than a dozen others got injured after a wall of the KT Model School located on Kashmir road collapsed. DC confirmed […]

Bilawal urges nation to follow Jinnah’s vision

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: Chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Saturday has urged the nation to follow the teaching and way of Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah for the development of the country. Bilawal, in his message on the Pakistan Day, he said that Pakistan Day reminds us of our utmost responsibility to […]

Efforts on to reduce case pendency by 25-30 percent by end of August 2019: Registrar PHC

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Registrar Peshawar High Court (PHC) Khawaja Wajih-ud- Din Friday said that concerted efforts and planning had been carried out by the Secretariat District Judiciary in line with the vision of Chief Justice PHC to clear backlog of cases. He said this while addressing a press conference here at Peshawar High Court about […]

Water conservation challenge for Pakistan: Amin Aslam

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam Friday said forests and water conservation were the biggest environmental challenges for Pakistan to overcome the existential threat posed to the country due to climate change.   Speaking at a seminar organized by International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to celebrate International […]

Ex-PM Shaukat Aziz declared absconder in NAB reference

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: An Accountability Court (AC) on Friday declared former prime minister Shaukat Aziz and co-accused  Arif Allauddin as absconders, and issued their non-bailable arrest warrants in a case of misuse of  authority. The court declared the accused as proclaimed offenders after they continuously failed to appear  in proceeding despite repeated summon notices. AC […]

Raja pays rich tribute to martyr Naeem, son

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

F.P. Report ABBOTTABAD: Prime Minister Azad Jammu & Kashmir Raja Farooq Haider on Friday expressed his profound grief over the loss of lives of Naeem Rasheed and his son in New Zealand incident and got martyrdom in the attack. He offered condolence to the bereaved family and expressed his profound grief and sorrow over the […]

Afghanistan

Two US service members killed

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Two American service members lost their lives during an operation in Afghanistan early on Friday, the NATO-led RS Mission said. The two US service members lost their lives while conducting an operation. No further details have been regarding the exact location where the two service members lost their lives. More than 14 […]

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Nangarhar Education Director denies corruption charges

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: The education department director of eastern Nangarhar province is accused of corruption in 11 different cases, but he rejects all allegations against him as a conspiracy, Pajhwok Afghan News has learnt reliably. Education Director Haseeb Shinwari is accused of inking a majority of his department contracts with a particular company illegally to […]

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Ghani says prospect of Afghan peace is ‘correlated’ to economic development

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

KABUL (Agencies): President Ashraf Ghani says without eradication of poverty, it would not be possible to implement peace plans, insisting that the prospect of peace is correlated to economic development in Afghanistan.  Speaking at a gathering  Ghani assured that peace will come to Afghanistan,  but he stressed that employment would be a “fundamental” issue in […]

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German parliament extends military mandate for Afghan mission

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Germany’s parliament has granted a one-year extension of its military mandate for Afghanistan, allowing the country’s first major post-war troop deployment to continue until March 31, 2020. The approval allows Germany’s military, the Bundeswehr, which are mostly deployed in the north of Afghanistan, to keep up to 1,300 soldiers in the country […]

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Zayed proposed killing Taliban leaders

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Amid existing disagreements between the US and Taliban representatives over the progress of peace talks, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhbai had proposed the a program to assassinate the leaders of Taliban in Qatar, it has been reported. Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, made the offer […]

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Bring on the World Cup, we fear no one: Afghan spin king Rashid Khan

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

KABUL (AFP): Trailblazing bowler Rashid Khan said Afghanistan will fear no one when the World Cup starts in May after a maiden Test win enhanced the reputation of the rising cricket nation. Khan, who is one of the world’s leading bowlers in short-form cricket, said Afghanistan’s confidence was growing after beating Ireland on Monday in […]

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Business

Pound rises on Brexit delay; economic gloom hits stocks

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

LONDON (AFP/APP): Sterling rose further Friday after Brussels gave Britain a Brexit deadline extension, but stocks dived as fresh economic gloom gripped trading floors. European equities tanked and the euro sank under $1.13 as poor eurozone manufacturing data rekindled fears over the state of the world economy, dealers said. The pound however pushed higher one […]

The idea technology leads to unemployment is wrong

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

BURSA, Turkey (AA): The idea that technology will cause unemployment is mistaken, according to the chairwoman of Hepsiburada, Turkey’s leading e-commerce platform. “The definition of unemployment should be changed. What we now call unemployment in the future could be a new job,” Hanzade Dogan Boyner told the 8th Uludag Economy Summit in Bursa, northwestern Turkey, […]

64% deprived of safe, clean drinking water facility: WB

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: As the water day is being observed across the world on Friday, as many as 64 per cent of Pakistanis are still deprived of their access to the safe and clean drinking water in the country, World Bank in its recent report revealed. The World Bank newly launched ‘Pakistan @ 100’ report […]

Dollar closed at Rs140.24 in interbank, SBP report

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The exchange rate of Dollar increased and was traded at Rs140.24 against Rs 139.49, after increase of 75 paisa, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) reported on Friday. However according to Forex Association of Pakistan the open market rate of Dollar closed at Rs141.30. The SBP reported that in interbank the price of […]

Weekly inflation eases by 0.19 per cent

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The weekly inflation for the week ended on March 21, for the combined income group, witnessed decrease of 0.19 percent as compared to the previous week. The Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI) for the week under review in the above mentioned group was recorded at 248.30 points against 248.77 points registered in the […]

Gold price hikes by Rs400, reaches to Rs70,300

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: According to Karachi Sarafa Association the per tola price of 24 karat has gained Rs 400 and reached historic high of Rs70, 300 per tola against the Rs69,900 while 10 gram gold was increased by Rs 343 and traded at 60,271 against 59,928 on last day. The price of Silver remained unchanged […]

Sports

Gladiators to celebrate PSL success in Quetta

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

F.P. Report Karachi: The Pakistan Super League (PSL) season four Champions Quetta Gladiators are going to Quetta on March 23 with the PSL Trophy to celebrate with the fans on Pakistan Day. The Gladiators’ contingent will be headed by the owner Nadeem Omar while others include Captain Sarfaraz Ahmad, Head Coach Moin Khan, Ahmad Shahzad, […]

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Falcao penalty earns Queiroz debut win

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

TOKYO (Agencies): Colombia’s record goalscorer Radamel Falcao scored from the penalty spot to defeat Japan 1-0 on Friday and hand new coach Carlos Queiroz a victory in his first game. Falcao’s 33rd goal for his country came after a penalty was awarded for a handball by Japan’s Takehiro Tomiyasu in the 64th minute in Yokohama. […]

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25-ball century in T10 match

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

DUBAI (Agencies): Surrey batsman Will Jacks smashed a world record 25-ball century in a 10-over practice match against fellow English country side Lancashire in Dubai on Thursday. His incredible innings included eight fours and 11 sixes, including six maximums in a single over. He is now the first player to hit a century in a […]

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Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir joins BJP before election

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

NEW DELHI (Agencies): Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir joined Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling party on Friday, leaving a panel to decide whether to field him as a candidate in India’s upcoming general election. With 9 million followers on Twitter, Gambhir could give Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) some extra pulling-power in the campaign […]

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Bring on the World Cup, we fear no one: Afghan spin king Rashid Khan

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

KABUL (AFP): Trailblazing bowler Rashid Khan said Afghanistan will fear no one when the World Cup starts in May after a maiden Test win enhanced the reputation of the rising cricket nation. Khan, who is one of the world’s leading bowlers in short-form cricket, said Afghanistan’s confidence was growing after beating Ireland on Monday in […]

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Finch’s century helps fire Australia to eight-wicket win over Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | March 22, 2019

SHARJAH (AFP): Aaron Finch’s fine century drove Australia to a convincing eight-wicket win over a new-look Pakistan in the first one-day international on Friday. The Austraian skipper scored 116 off 135 balls for his 12th one-day international century that helped his team overhaul the 281-run target in 49 overs on a flat Sharjah stadium pitch. […]

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Fashion & Movies

Boney Kapoor to remake Badhaai in different languages

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Boney Kapoor is one of the well-known producers of Bollywood. Not just that, he has also started focussing on producing films down South. After the remake of Pink that he produced recently, Boney is set to make more films in the South film industry. The latest reports are that he has acquired […]

Akshay Kumar and Parineeti Chopra starrer ‘Kesari’ earns Rs 20 crores on first day

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Akshay Kumar and Parineeti Chopra’s latest release Kesari revolves around the Battle of Saraghi. Directed by Anurag Singh, the film released yesterday. Critics as well as the audiences are raving about the film. The good word-of-mouth will help the film make money during the weekend. On its opening day, the film earned […]

SLB wants to cast Priyanka Chopra in ‘Gangubai’

By The Frontier Post | March 22, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Sanjay Leela Bhansali is gearing up for his next project starring Salman Khan and Alia Bhatt titled Inshallah. But the cinema genius is also working on another project, Gangubai. A lot has already been spoken about the film as rumours started long back that SLB wanted to collaborate with Priyanka Chopra on […]

Much awaited Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio starrer ‘Once upon a time in Hollywood’ trailer out

By The Frontier Post | March 22, 2019

Monitoring Desk LOS ANGELES: Period piece film ‘Once upon a time in Hollywood’ starring two of the most famed actors of Hollywood Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt has now. For the first time ever, Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt will star in a Hollywood movie, including late actor Luke Perry for the last time as […]

R. Kelly begs judge for permission to perform in Dubai concerts

By The Frontier Post | March 22, 2019

LONDON (BBC): A court filing claims that “denying the opportunity to work would be a hardship on his children” R&B star R. Kelly has asked a US court to let him travel to Dubai to perform concerts next month. According to a motion filed in Cook County Circuit Court, Mr Kelly also plans to meet […]

Zadig & Voltaire announces to ban use of animal fur in future collections

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk PARIS: Zadig & Voltaire has become the latest brand to say it will stop using animal fur in its collections, Peta France reports. The French fashion label, which currently has more than 300 outlets in over 30 countries globally, confirmed the fur ban in all future collections to animal welfare group People for […]

Science & Technology

Instagram new feature allows you to change username

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Choosing a perfect name for your Instagram is as tricky as any other thing. Many people find it too much difficult to opt for the best name on Instagram. Now there is good news for people who are bored with the old name and want to try the new one. Instagram is […]

The idea technology leads to unemployment is wrong

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

BURSA, Turkey (AA): The idea that technology will cause unemployment is mistaken, according to the chairwoman of Hepsiburada, Turkey’s leading e-commerce platform. “The definition of unemployment should be changed. What we now call unemployment in the future could be a new job,” Hanzade Dogan Boyner told the 8th Uludag Economy Summit in Bursa, northwestern Turkey, […]

Apple introduces AirPods with various new features

By The Frontier Post | March 22, 2019

Monitoring Desk CALIFORNIA: Apple announced the long waited AirPods second generation with a handful new features that takes the earbuds market expectation a level up. AirPods feature Siri control through their voice commands. “Hey Siri” feature enables user to activate Siri without tapping the AirPods. It provides hands-free feature like alternating the volume, selecting the […]

Red Bull scares LA with fake meteor

By The Frontier Post | March 22, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AFP): A “meteor” that tore across the Los Angeles skyline set Twitter alight with speculation it was a real life “Deep Impact”. A bright orange fireball that arced over Hollywood sent people scrambling to capture the scene for social media even if it later turned out to be more fiction than fact. “Anyone […]

Northrop launches hypersonic defense push

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: With the Pentagon making hypersonic weapons a priority, Northrop Grumman is throwing its hat into the ring in an attempt to claim space in the still-early hypersonic defense market. The company last week launched a new campaign website focused on hypersonic defense as part of a broader push into the business area, […]

Intel and Cray team up to build exascale supercomputer in 2021

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Intel and Cray are teaming up to create an exascale super computer cluster for the US Department of Energy, which should be ready by 2021. The supercomputer has Intel written all over it, fitted with Intel Xeon CPUs, Optane memory and there it is, Xe GPUs. The Supercomputer is to be named […]

Health

Drinking very hot tea likely to double risk of cancer: New Research

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: A new study published on Wednesday claims that those who drink tea piping hot could be increasing their risk of esophageal cancer, CNN reported. The study, published in the International Journal of Cancer, found that those who preferred their tea to be warmer than 60°C and consumed more than 700 ml of […]

Regular consumption of sugary drinks link to premature deaths among women: Research

By The Frontier Post | March 22, 2019

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: Regular consumption of sugary drinks including sports drinks, juices and sodas is linked to premature deaths among women resulting from cardiovascular diseases or cancer, according to an article published on the CNN website. Women who had sugary drinks once in a month’s time than those who had two servings daily had […]

Polio case detects in Landi Kotal

By The Frontier Post | March 22, 2019

Ahmad Nabi LANDI KOTAL: First polio case of 2019 in district Khyber was detected as 12 months old infant baby of Bazaar Zakha Khel area of Landi Kotal was declared polio-positive, health department informed on Thursday. The health official told that 12 months old Umar Hayat s/o Hayat Gul, resident of remote and bordering area […]

Regular use of Marijuana and strong potent weed linked to Psychosis

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Weed use is taking off as more states move to legalize it. And with all the buzz over medical marijuana, it’s starting to gain an aura of healthfulness. But there are some serious health risks associated with frequent use. One of the more troubling ones is the risk of having a psychotic […]

Soda increases risk of heart diseases and two types of cancer: Study

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: New science out of Harvard University found that the more soda people drink, the higher their risk of dying from heart disease, breast cancer, and colon cancer. The research was published today (March 18) in the American Heart Association’s journal, Circulation, and is just the latest in a mounting pile of evidence […]

Common blood pressure drug could increase risk of sudden cardiac arrest

By The Frontier Post | March 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: A preliminary study concludes that a drug that doctors commonly prescribe to treat angina and blood pressure might increase the risk of sudden cardiac arrest. A recent study looked at the risk factors behind cardiac arrest. Cardiac arrest occurs when the heart stops pumping blood around the body. If a person does […]

Travel

China extends May Day holiday to stimulate spending

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: China is creating a four-day break in May, as the government works to stoke consumption. The May Day holiday on Wednesday, May 1, this year will be extended through Friday, the State Council announced. In exchange, people will have to work on the Sundays before and after to make up for the […]

Travel and Tourism is fastest-growing economic sector in Zambia

By The Frontier Post | March 22, 2019

Monitoring Desk The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) is getting ready for its Annual Summit in Seville next month, and Africa will be happy. Report after report is confirming enormous growth potential for the African Travel and Tourism industry. Alongside WTTC’s good numbers, a new initiative spearheaded by the eTN Corporation is the African […]

Wildlife tourism may negatively affect African animal’s behavior: study

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk Increasing numbers of tourists are interested in observing wildlife such as African elephants, and income generated from tourism potentially aids in the protection of animals and their habitats. However, a new Journal of Zoology study reveals that wildlife tourism may be a stressor for free-ranging elephants. Over the course of 15 months, researchers […]

Around one million tourists visit Turkey for health tourism

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk ISTANBUL: Turkey attracted nearly 1 million people for health tourism in 2018, said an industry official on March 19. “Thermal tourism contributes to Turkey’s economy with healing waters, as well as seas, rivers and lakes,” Yavuz Yılık, head of the Thermal Health and Tourism Association (TESTUD), told Anadolu Agency. Yılık stressed that Turkey […]

Holidays on the edge: War tourism industry gaining new levels of interest

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: The war tourism industry is on the rise and was on display during the world’s largest travel trade show, ITB Berlin. Far-flung places like Syria, Afghanistan, Sudan and Yemen may routinely hit headlines for their protracted wars and humanitarian disasters, though such locales are oft promoted as vacation destinations, catapulting the […]

Discover Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | March 19, 2019

Nohman Ali Prime Minister Imran Khan recently unveiled a new and ambitious visa policy promoting tourism in Pakistan. Tourism was one of the industries that had suffered due to the deteriorating security situation in Pakistan, however, with the improvements in security scenario, better infrastructure, and promotion of tourist friendly places through internet and social media, […]

Articles

British Labour adopts Islamophobia definition while Conservatives dither

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

Elis Gjevori There is growing pressure on the Conservative Party to accept a working definition of Islamophobia as it faces increasing instances of members using inflammatory rhetoric against Muslims. Britain’s Labour Party has adopted the working definition of Islamophobia produced by the All Party Parliamentary Group (AP-PG) at the end of last year. In adopting […]

Afghan conflict – A decisive moment

By The Frontier Post | March 22, 2019

I.M. Kiyani Since last four decades Afghanistan is going through and has witnessed deadliest aerial and ground attacks, blood bathing, dead bodies, unmatchable devastation, miseries and denial of very basic civic facilities to its masses such as health care, education and employment. Two world super powers have mercilessly used their military might for attainment of […]

Christchurch result of politicians’ hate speech against Islam

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Ahmed Al-Burai It was hours after a van hit pedestrians in Barcelona in 2017, when US President Donald Trump unhesitatingly tweeted, “Study what General Pershing of the United States did to terrorists.” Apparently, as the executive of the world’s superpower, Trump’s precious counsel was not to his inferiors or to the CIA or FBI agents; […]

What would happen if America left Europe to fend for itself?

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk WHY, A STRATEGIST from Mars might wonder, do Europeans doubt their ability to defend themselves against Russia without American help? The total GDP of NATO’s European members is more than ten times that of Russia, which has an economy about the size of Spain’s. They spend three-and-a-half times as much on defence as […]

Terrorism in New Zealand and history of targeting mosques

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Farid Hafez The white supremacist terrorist could have chosen various other places and objects to carry out his attack. But he chose a place of Islamic worship. Why? Let’s just recall Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 young people at a Socialist Youth camp in Utoya/Norway. He deliberately chose this place, seeing the young generation […]

A day of strong resolve

By The Frontier Post | March 19, 2019

Shakeel A. Malik Anniversaries of destiny shaping moments in nations’ history offer opportunities to celebrate the achievements. The national occasions also make the citizens reflect on the reasons for failing to achieve the objectives set by the founding fathers.   This time around, the nation is reliving history-altering days of All India Muslim League’s annual […]

Editorial

Islamophobia surge

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

Addressing a joint press conference, Prime Minister Imran Khan and the visiting Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir Mohammad have rightly emphasised the need for unity among Muslim nations to counter the rising wave Islamophobia around the world. Both leaders have identical views how best ways and means can be applied to combat this rising phenomena. […]

Drifting away from democratic norms

By The Frontier Post | March 22, 2019

Sobriety, tolerance and not challenging writ of the state used to be the hallmark the leadership of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) which they had demonstrated in the past by not allowing the party workers to take law into their hands. This healthy norm of democracy was adhered to at the time execution of the party […]

Levies’ check post attack

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Unknown terrorists opened fire on Levy check post at Lal Khatti area in Ziarat Tehsil Sanjwani of Baluchistan. Six levy personnel were martyred and several others injured. Some of the injured are reported to be in critical condition. Over the past few year personnel of levy, police and security forces have been frequently targeted including […]

Merged districts uplift plan

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Prime Minister Imran Khan has unveiled the broad parameters of 10 years uplift plan worth Rs. 10 trillion for the speedy uplift of the newly merged seven district and four frontier regions of former Federally Administered Tribal Areas. The plan envisages creation of 8000 thousand jobs annually for the educated youth of these districts. In […]

Branches’ trimming

By The Frontier Post | March 19, 2019

Federal Minister for power Omer Ayub Khan, while addressing a public meeting in Haripur, disclosed the power pilferage detecting meters shall be installed on transformers; production short fall will be overcome by electricity import from Tajikistan; and domestic generation will be enhanced. This sort of rosy political phraseology has become cliché and people no longer […]

Masses contact campaign

By The Frontier Post | March 18, 2019

Fearing the likely arrest of top party leadership in corruption cases, PPP Sindh Council has announced launching of masses contact campaign in Sindh.  Party’s Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will hold public meeting from Karachi to Larkana and may also lead protest rallies while making a tour of different cities and rural areas of the province. […]

Letters to Editor

Police high handedness and aggrieved people

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2019

Through the lines of your esteemed news paper, i would like to draw the attention of the concerned authorities towards the sorry state of affairs of the people at the hands of police. Despite the tall claims made (still making) by previous government of reforming police department, no improvement whatsoever is seen in our area […]

Stop child labour

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2019

“One who does not show mercy to our children is not from my community” [Holy Prophet (SAW)] Kindness towards children was one of the Prophet’s special characteristics. Children are flowers of heaven and they are the beautiful creation of God. Child labour is a terrible and big crime. In Pakistan it is an ever growing […]

The devaluation of economy

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2019

What is behind the devaluation of Pakistani currency? What are its effects on our economy? The Pakistani currency has experienced a worst fall against the US dollar ever in the history of Rs 143 per Dollar. The rupee has lost about 35 percent since the first devaluation in Dec 2017. PM Imran Khan on the […]

Rumors about abolishing of tax – free status of Malakand

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2019

It has been reportedly learnt that the Chief minister of KP Mahmood Khan has issued directives to all the ministries/ departments and quarters concerned to fulfill all the legal formalities before tabling any bill or law in the house for legislation. They have been further directed to share and discuss the theme of the bill […]

Working women issues

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2019

In the past few years, the role of a woman has changed drastically in Pakistan. Women are now stepping out of their houses to earn and break free from all stereotypes that confine women to live inside home. Women can now be seen working as fire fighters, pilots,air traffic Controllers, bankers, company executives, labourers, farmers […]

TF and Pakistan’s economic quagmire

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2019

Financial Action Task Force is a global body which aims at combating money laundering and terrorists financing. FATF grey list comprises of the countries which lacks in implementing strategic policies against terrorist financing. Pakistan was also grey listed from 2012 to 2015. But later due to efforts and policies, Pakistan was removed from the grey […]

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