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Flights partially resume at Lahore airport

By The Frontier Post | March 3, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Flights partially resumed at Lahore’s Allama Iqbal International Airport early on Sunday morning after being suspended for over 80 hours amid soaring tensions between India and Pakistan. Over the past four days “more than 400 flights and 25,000 passengers” were affected due to the closure of Pakistani airspace, after the Inter-Services Public […]

India hands over prisoner Shakirullah’s body to Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | March 2, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Government of India on Saturday handed over the dead body of Shakirullah at Wagha Border. The family members of the deceased received the body. Shakirullah was killed by inmates in Jaipur Jail, India. The Government of Pakistan condemned the incident and requested India to immediately provide the details of inquiry of […]

Two soldiers martyred as Indian aggression continues on LoC

By The Frontier Post | March 2, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD : Two Pakistan Army soldiers embraced martyrdom in unprovoked and indiscriminate firing by Indian forces along the Line of Control (LoC) on Saturday, said a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). The latest aggressive move by India came on the same day that Pakistan released an Indian Air Force (IAF) wing […]

Pakistan not in favour of using military front, self-defence a right: FM Qureshi

By The Frontier Post | March 2, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Saturday the armed forces had conveyed a clear message to India of being fully capable of responding any threat, however, Pakistan was not in favour to use military front anymore. The foreign minister, while addressing a press conference in Islamabad along with Governor Punjab Chaudhry […]

Samjhauta Express train to resume services: Sheikh Rasheed

By The Frontier Post | March 2, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad said on Saturday that the Samjhauta Express train service will resume its operations according to schedule. Addressing a news conference in Lahore on Saturday, he said emergency has been declared in Pakistan Railways and it has sufficient stock of fuel to meet at least one […]

OIC concerned over violation of Pakistani airspace, Indian aggression

By The Frontier Post | March 2, 2019

ABU DHABI (Web Desk): The OIC ministerial meeting that concluded on Saturday in Abu Dhabi expressed grave concern over violation of Pakistani airspace by India, affirmed Pakistan’s right to self-defence and urged India to refrain from the threat or use of force. The OIC member states adopted a new resolution sponsored by Pakistan in the […]

Global

US House launches new probe against Trump

By The Frontier Post | March 5, 2019

WASHINGTON (Sputnik): According to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, they made requests from the Justice Department, the president’s son, Donald Trump Jr., and Trump Organization Chief Financial Officer Allen Weisselberg, as well as former White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and former White House Counsel Don McGahn. The US House of Representatives Judiciary […]

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UK, Spain sign deal to tackle tax evasion in Gibraltar: Madrid

By The Frontier Post | March 5, 2019

MADRID (Sputnik): The United Kingdom and Kingdom of Spain will sign an agreement on Monday detailing stricter rules on the tax residency of businesses and individual residents in Gibraltar, the British Overseas Territory on the southern tip of the Iberian peninsula. Both will have to pay taxes in Spain if they spend most of their […]

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Yemen rebels say UK ‘no peace mediator’

By The Frontier Post | March 5, 2019

SANAA (AA): The Houthi rebel group said Monday it does not consider the UK a mediator in peace talks in war-battered Yemen. This came one day after UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt called for a Houthi withdrawal from Al-Hudayday seaport and hand it over to “neutral control”. “We don’t see the British statements surprising or […]

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Israeli attorney-general asks to extend mosque closure

By The Frontier Post | March 5, 2019

Monitoring Desk JERUSALEM: The Israeli Attorney-General’s Office has asked an Israeli court to renew the closure of the Bab al-Rahma Mosque, one of several mosques located in Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa Mosque complex, according to a group of Palestinian lawyers. The Bab al-Rahma Mosque was first closed by the Israeli authorities in 2003. In 2017, an […]

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Cambodian leader imposes deadline on lifting bans

By The Frontier Post | March 5, 2019

PHNOM PENH (AP): Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen warned opposition politicians Monday that they should act quickly if they want bans on their political activity lifted because he will soon rescind the opportunity. Hun Sen said at a groundbreaking project for a flood control project in Phnom Penh that he will not negotiate with the […]

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With Sweeping Document Request, Democrats Launch Broad Trump Corruption Inquiry

By The Frontier Post | March 4, 2019

WASHINGTON (The New York Times): The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee delivered a flurry of document demands to the executive branch and the broader Trump world on Monday that detailed the breadth of the Democrats’ investigation into possible obstruction of justice, corruption and abuse of power by President Trump and his administration. In the […]

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Pakistan

Anti-encroachment drive launched in Dir

By The Frontier Post | March 7, 2019

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: The assistant commissioner Timergara Shah Jamil Khan along with other officials and local government representatives launched an anti-encroachment drive at Khall bazaar here on Wednesday. The AC ordered removal of illegal car and Suzuki stands from the road side. He said the administration would not tolerate roadside encroachments in the bazaar. He […]

COAS, Vice Chinese FM discuss regional security, current situation between Pakistan & India

By The Frontier Post | March 6, 2019

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Vice Foreign Minister of China Kong Xuanyou called on Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa in Islamabad on Wednesday. Matters of mutual interest, regional security, bilateral cooperation and current situation between Pakistan and India were discussed at the meeting. The visiting dignitary appreciated Pakistan’s efforts for regional peace and stability. […]

Shehbaz’s then secretaries among 46 to record testimonies in Ramzan Mills case

By The Frontier Post | March 6, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: At least 46 people, including then secretaries of former Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif would record their testimonies in Ramzan Sugar Mills case before an accountability court. According to a list acquired by the Media News, former Punjab CM Shehbaz Sharif’s then Implementation Secretary Ahmed Javed Qazi, Imdadullah Bosal, then Secretary to […]

Identifying corrupt elements should be consider national responsibility: DG NAB

By The Frontier Post | March 6, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Director General National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Muhammad Altaf Bawany has said that identifying corrupt elements should be considered as national responsibility and the new generation must play its role in eradication of corruption. Addressing a seminar regarding role of NAB in eradication of corruption, held at Air University Islamabad on Wednesday, Altaf […]

Sindh govt to financially support cancer centers: CM Sindh

By The Frontier Post | March 6, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said the Sindh government wants to establish Child Cancer Care Centers in Sukkur and Hyderabad so that poor patients could get treatment there. He made this announcement while talking to the administration of Child Aid Association (CAA) team led by its President Dr Tariq […]

SC releases verdict on Talal Chaudhry’s intra-court appeal

By The Frontier Post | March 6, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday released a 14-page verdict on intra-court appeal filed by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Talal Chaudhry challenging his disqualfication. The verdict was released by Justice Sajjad Ali Shah and it mentions a Panama Papers decision against PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif. The court said Talal Chaudhry committed the […]

Afghanistan

Afghanistan-Turkmenistan sign strategic partnership agreement

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2019

KABUL (TOLOnews): President Ashraf Ghani and his Turkmenistan counterpart Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow on Thursday signed a “Strategic Partnership Agreement” in Ashgabat where both countries pledged to expand bilateral relations on a number of key areas including economy, trade, transit and joint efforts towards fighting terrorism. The two countries also signed seven Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) on […]

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Taliban prevent clerics from leading funerals of dead soldiers

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2019

KABUL (TOLOnews): Khost residents on Thursday claimed that some clerics in the province refuse to perform funeral prayers for fallen Afghan National Security and Defense Forces (ANDSF) soldiers on due to threats against them by the Taliban. According to Eid Mohammad, one resident, his brother Khial Mohammad was an ANA soldier who lost his life […]

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Consultative loya Jirga can’t resolve the problem: Hekmatyar

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2019

KABUL (TOLOnews): This comes ten days after President Ashraf Ghani called for a grand consultative Jirga, a traditional assembly, on the peace process in the country amid Washington’s marathon diplomatic efforts to facilitate direct talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban who has been fighting Afghan and foreign forces for the past 18 years. […]

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Hairatan township: Protest staged against security personnel

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2019

MAZAR-I-SHRIF (Pajhwok): A number of elders from the Turkmen tribe claimed on Thursday the security personnel in the Hairatan Port township in northern Balkh province had been attempting to grab their properties. The elders staged a protest and closed the Hairatan-Mazar highway for hours. They accused the Hairatan port township’s owner and police chief of […]

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Stage set for first Afghanistan-Ireland T20

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2019

DEHRADUN (Pajhwok): Afghanistan are all poised to take on Ireland in the first T20 match, sponsored by the Islamic Bank of Afghanistan, at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Dehradun on Thursday. The newest Test nations, the two sides are to play three T20 Internationals, five ODIs and a solitary Test in the series […]

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388 Afghan soldiers complete team leader’s course in 203rd Thunder Corps

By The Frontier Post | February 21, 2019

KABUL (Khaama Press): At least 388 Afghan soldiers received their graduation certificates after completing team leader’s course in the 203rd Thunder Corps of the Afghan Military in the Southeast. The 203rd Thunder Corps officials said the Afghan army soldiers were trained in the headquarters of 203rd Thunder Corps. The Commander of the Afghan Military in […]

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Business

Gold prices hold steady as U.S.-China trade talks continue

By The Frontier Post | February 14, 2019

WASHINGTON: Gold prices held steady on Wednesday, as market participants continued to monitor trade talks between the U.S. and China. Comex gold futures were at $1,313.35 a troy ounce by 7:25AM ET (12:25 GMT), down 65 cents. Meanwhile, spot gold was trading at $1,310.47 per ounce, down 34 cents. Markets will be keeping abreast of […]

Europe looks like the real weak link in the Global Economy

By The Frontier Post | February 14, 2019

By William Horobin and Catherine Bosley For all the palpitations that the trade war between the U.S. and China will knock out their economies, it is Europe that increasingly looks like the biggest threat to global growth. Industrial production across the 19-nation euro area is falling at the fastest pace since the financial crisis, and […]

Japan’s Toshiba cuts profit outlook again

By The Frontier Post | February 14, 2019

TOKYO (Agencies): Struggling Japanese engineering firm Toshiba lowered its profit forecasts Wednesday with rising costs weighing on its energy operations. The fresh downgrade comes as the firm undergoes painful reforms to stay afloat after logging billions of dollars in losses from its disastrous acquisition of US nuclear firm Westinghouse. Having sold its lucrative chip making […]

PTCL collaborates with Careem to offer discounts for customers

By The Frontier Post | February 14, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) collaborates with Careem to offer discounts on rides for its customers across Pakistan. PTCL customers will get up to 100% credit back (up to Rs. 250) on their first ride with Careem. Those customers who are already using Careem App, will also receive 50% discount (uptoRs 125) […]

Runway of Lahore Airport reopened

By The Frontier Post | February 14, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: The runway of Lahore International Airport was re-opened on Wednesday after completion of its patch work of urgent nature. The civil engineers of CAA completed its pach-work in record time of two hours. Runway was closed for air traffic for two hours from 11:30 a.m to 1:30 p.m. Meanwhile airlines and passengers […]

BMP for MOU with FPCCI and Council of Saudi Chambers

By The Frontier Post | February 14, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Businessmen Panel (BMP) for Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) on Wednesday said Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) visit to Pakistan on 16th February helps to start a new era of economic prosperity in the country and it is expected as round $20 billion investment […]

Sports

Trial date set for Nasir Jamshed spot-fixing case

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2019

LONDON (AFP): Former Pakistan opener Nasir Jamshed and two other men have been given a trial date after they were accused of conspiring to offer bribes to professional cricket players. Jamshed, 32, Yousef Anwar, 35, and Mohammed Ijaz, 33, were arrested last February. The arrests were part of an investigation by the National Crime Agency […]

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Salman Butt to replace Hafeez in Qalandar’s squad

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2019

F.P. Report Dubai: Opener Salman Butt will replace Mohammad Hafeez in Lahore Qalandars’ squad for the HBL Pakistan Super League 2019. Hafeez has been ruled out of the tournament after fracturing his thumb during his side’s February 16 match against Karachi Kings. As per the event regulations, Lahore Qalandars requested the Event Technical Committee, headed […]

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HBL PSL is our brand, we have to make it successful: Shahid Afridi

By The Frontier Post | February 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: The evergreen Shahid Afridi is one of the most sought after cricketers in the HBL PSL as people come to watch him, for his sixes and boundaries and for his lively style of celebration on getting a wicket arms-raised-fingers-pointing-towards-the-sky-feet-apart. He is one of the most colourful cricketers ever, he is the heart-throb […]

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PCB statement on production of HBL PSL 2019

By The Frontier Post | February 19, 2019

F.P. Report DUBAI: The Pakistan Cricket Board has confirmed IMG Reliance will not live produce matches of the HBL Pakistan Super League 2019 after Sunday’s matches in Dubai. The announcement of the new live broadcast partner is likely to be made on Monday following the signing of a new agreement. “We have been informed by […]

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Vettel gets off to strong start

By The Frontier Post | February 19, 2019

BARCELONA (Agencies): Ferrari made a strong start to the first day of Formula One testing on Monday with four-times world champion Sebastian Vettel top of the timesheets at lunchtime with 72 laps completed. The Italian team won six of the 21 races last year, finishing overall runners-up, and are hoping the new SF90 car can […]

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Sana Mir wants PSL for women

By The Frontier Post | February 19, 2019

F.P. Report Karachi: Former Pakistan Women captain Sana Mir says the time is ripe for the introduction of a women’s Pakistan Super League. Pakistan recently hosted the Windies in Karachi for a three-match Twenty20 International series. It ended 2-1 to visitors, but it could easily have gone in the home side’s favour, with the second […]

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Fashion & Movies

Anurag Kashyap calls ‘Zero’ a really brave film

By The Frontier Post | December 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAU}I: Anurag Kashyap is one of the most reputed directors in the industry. While he rarely speaks much about the commercial spectrum of cinema openly, Anurag  Kashyap took to social media to express his views about Aanand L. Rai’s Zeroand his tweets will make you want to watch the film soon. Talking about […]

Hindu extremists asks Naseeruddin Shah to move to Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | December 23, 2018

NEW DELHI (Web Desk): The Hindu Yuva Vahini (HYV), a right wing group founded by Yogi Adityanath, has sent a cheque of Rs 50,000 to veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah to travel to Pakistan after his recent comments on Bulandshahr violence in which a policeman was killed. According to Indian media reports, the Indian extremist organization […]

Malala all praise for Shah Rukh Khan-starrer ‘Zero’

By The Frontier Post | December 23, 2018

NEW YORK (Web Desk): Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai piled praise on Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s performance in his latest film ‘Zero’. The Pakistani rights activist watched the movie with her family, and shared her thoughts on it in a video message for Shah Rukh Khan. “Hello Shah Rukh Khan, it was very nice […]

Vikrant Massey excited to share screen with Deepika Padukone

By The Frontier Post | December 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Deepika Padukone has finally signed her next project after Padmaavat and that has made her fans ecstatic for sure. Deepika has given her nod for Meghna Gulzar’s next titled Chhapaak. The film is based on the life of acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal and will go on floors in March. Deepika and […]

‘Zero’ earns Rs 30 crores on first day at the box-office

By The Frontier Post | December 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Zero is one of the biggest films to have been made in 2018 and it is rather obvious that the buzz around it is due to its star cast. Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma star together in the film and Aanand L Rai has directed it. Zero has hit […]

Rajinikanth’s ‘2.0’ becomes second highest earner film of India

By The Frontier Post | December 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Rajinikanth’s science-fiction magum opus 2.0 has become the second all-time highest earner in  terms of gross box office collection in the country. 2.0, the costliest film ever made in India, has pipped SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali: The Beginning, and is now behind its sequel, Baahulbali: The Conclusion. By its 19th day, 2.0 had […]

Science & Technology

PTCL upgrades its CharJi 4G LTE network

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: In order to provide hi speed and seamless internet experience to its customers, PTCL has recently implemented major upgrade of its CharJi 4G LTE network in Karachi, Islamabad, Rawalpindi and Peshawar. As part of this process, 3G EVO services in these cities will stop working from 17th September 2018. PTCL 3G EVO […]

ITU Telecom World 2018 conference underway in SA

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk JOHANNESBURG: Discussions on several technological developments are underway at the International Telecommunication Union Telecom World 2018, which opened in South Africa Monday. “We are at the dawn of a digital revolution that will reshape the way we work, the way we live and the way we relate to each other,” President Cyril Ramaphosa […]

Trump tells Apple to make products in US

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

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

Turkcell, Nokia collaborate on 5G technology

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

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

Facebook to invest $1bn in Singapore data center

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2018

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

Google launches new search experience for job seekers

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

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

Health

Jurors deadlock in J&J talc powder cancer case

By The Frontier Post | October 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk CALIFORNIA: Following a record verdict in a trial in Missouri, litigation against Johnson & Johnson over its talcum powder ended in a mistrial in California. “A state judge in Pasadena, California, declared a mistrial Monday after jurors deadlocked on Carolyn Weirick’s request for at least $25 million in damages over her mesothelioma, a cancer […]

Fat tissue could be a source of diabetes

By The Frontier Post | October 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk MELBOURNE: A new study by Australian researchers, out today, is challenging what we know about the causes of diabetes. The new research points to fat tissue as a source of disease, and widens our understanding beyond the traditional focus on liver and pancreas as the main culprits. The findings, uncovered in mice, are […]

Rare ‘Polio-Like’ illness surface in US

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: More and more cases of a rare polio-like illness are being reported across the country, according to news reports. In recent weeks, six cases of the illness, known as acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), have been diagnosed in children in Minnesota — a state the typically sees less than one case of AFM per year, according […]

World Mental Health Day observed in KTH

By The Frontier Post | October 11, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Khyber Teaching Hospital Department of Psychiatry celebrated World Mental Health Day on Wednesday. The chief guest of the event was Member BoG Prof Dr Shahjahan. Dean KMC Prof Dr Noor ul Eman, Chairman Department of Psychiatry Prof Dr Sayed Muhammad Sultan and other prominent psychiatrists were present in the event. World Mental […]

Healthy diet likely to boost treatment of Bipolar disorder

By The Frontier Post | October 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Diet quality can affect many aspects of one’s physical health and psychological well-being. New research investigates whether or not these factors can also affect the effectiveness of treatments for mood disorders particularly bipolar. The moods of people who have bipolar disorder fluctuate between two extremes. These are the “highs,” during which the person […]

Beat polio with consistent quality vaccination: ACS

By The Frontier Post | October 10, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Additional Chief Secretary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Tribal Districts lauded efforts of EOC, health department, UN partners, District Health Officers and Deputy Commissioners over exemplary progress of maintaining zero case status in tribal districts for more than two years. He said that the communities in the tribal districts shall cooperate with health staff in […]

Travel

Emirates announces to hire cabin crew in Australia

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk SYDNEY: The Dubai-based airline is looking for Australian workers and is holding Recruitment Day in Sydney this Saturday. “It is an exciting time for us as Emirates continues to grow both globally and within Australia”, Emirates Divisional Vice President for Australasia, Barry Brown said. Anyone interested in a cabin crew career is encouraged […]

Air passenger traffic up in Europe in April

By The Frontier Post | June 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Air passenger traffic in Europe rose 5 percent year-on-year in April, an airport authority said on Monday. “As has occurred in previous months, the non-EU market led the growth dynamic, holding fast at 10.4 percent, on the back of Turkish airports increasing their passenger traffic by an impressive 13.9%,” Airports Council International […]

Dozens flight canceled to Italy due to Italian air-traffic control strike

By The Frontier Post | June 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Dozens of flights between the UK and Italy have been cancelled as Italian air-traffic controllers join a day of industrial action by public servants. The controllers will stop work between 1pm and 5pm, grounding flights on the busiest time of the week. Alitalia is worst hit, with more than 100 cancellations – including services […]

Thailand to build two new airports to serve more visitors

By The Frontier Post | June 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk BANGKOK: In the same week that one of the country’s most popular tourist destinations, Maya Bay, closed for four months as a result of overtourism, Airports of Thailand (AOT) board of directors approved the construction of two new airports – one in Chiang Mai and one in Phuket. Both popular tourist destinations, Phuket […]

Greece facing problems due to overtourism

By The Frontier Post | June 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk GREECE: Greece has faced a few problems in recent years. Attracting tourists hasn’t been one. The country is expected to welcome a record 32 million foreign travellers in 2018 – up from just 6.2 million in 1998 and 15 million in 2010. No major European destination has seen a bigger increase in visitor […]

Brisbane airport now accepts Bitcoin payment for World travelers

By The Frontier Post | June 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk BRISBANE: Bitcoin can now be used to purchase items at this Airport. The initial announcement came out in January when the Brisbane airport authorities announced plans to initiate the procedure of using cryptocurrencies as a medium of exchange at all outlets within the airport premises. The airport’s administration has quoted “the reduction of customer […]

Articles

Mini Budget: Old wine in new bottle

By The Frontier Post | September 25, 2018

Iqbal Khan New government’s measures of financial discipline stand unfolded. Some real some symbolic, put together they indicate a tough spell for a common man. Mini budget’s ‘emergency’ measures lack the conceptual shift that is needed to document the growing informal economy and increase economic growth to create more jobs. Measures unveiled by the new […]

Education system in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | September 24, 2018

Raza Ullah The question of acquisition of knowledge from others is not a matter of dependence. Man should acquire good ideas, thoughts, knowledge, and skills, from all corners of the world. That is a different thing. The real problem with an educational system not geared to the objective of self-sufficiency is that the people are […]

Adopting the uniform educational policy

By The Frontier Post | September 23, 2018

Abdul Rahman Malik Education in Pakistan is the most neglected sector as the just meagre budget is allocated for it. The dilapidated buildings, shortage of staff and lack basic facilities present a grim picture which should be the eye-opener for the present PTI govt headed by the most charismatic leader Imran Khan -The prime minister […]

Will India’s order banning ‘triple talaaq’ really protect Muslim women?

By The Frontier Post | September 21, 2018

Priyanka Borpujari Is the Indian government’s executive order to criminalise oral divorce a progressive move to deliver justice to Muslim women, or will it just end up criminalising Muslim men? The government of India passed an executive order that will send Muslim men to prison for three years for ending their marriage by uttering “talaaq” […]

Rethinking Somali national identity

By The Frontier Post | September 20, 2018

M. Salah Ahmed In the pre-colonial era, Somalia existed as segmented city states in coastal regions and as various independent principalities in the interior territories without a central authority or state. But, that did not stop them from creating a national identity. A common identity that could unite the segmented city states and which was […]

Civil strife within the EU Emre Gonen

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

When the European Coal and Steel Community was founded, back in 1952, the idea was to pool together the coal and steel production of five countries – Germany, France and the Benelux (Belgium, the Netherlands and Lux-embourg) – that formed part of this immense production center. By managing these strategic resources together, Jean Monnet’s idea […]

Editorial

Lending support to Turkey

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2018

Pakistan came in support of Turkey, which is embroiled in an intense dispute with the United States that has seen Lira tumble, saying solution to all bilateral issues lies in “dialogues of mutual understanding and goodwill.”Pakistan is in principle opposed to the imposition of “unilateral sanctions,” said a statement issued by Foreign Office (FO) spokesperson […]

Setting a good precedent

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2018

Setting the stage for a second democratic transition, 326 newly elected members of the 15th National Assembly took the oath in an unusual calm during the inaugural session. The opposition parties, which had earlier announced plans to lodge strong protests inside and outside parliament against alleged riggings in 2018 general elections from the platform of […]

Economy’s turnaround options

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2018

The PTI led next government will face tough challenges on the economic front because of mismanagement of the economy by two previous governments. Asad Umar, the law maker expected to get the most important job of bringing the faltering economy on its feet. Unlike the finance managers of PPP and PML-N governments, he is more […]

Islamphobia in China

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2018

In western democracies, hate wave against Muslims has been institutionalized in the form of legislation against full-face veil in France Belgium and Denmark. In Germany far right political parties are clamouring for such legislation and in Austria seven mosques have been closed down and 40 Imams have been expelled. In Communist China, hate against Muslims […]

Targeting China’s friends

By The Frontier Post | August 12, 2018

Stepping into the shoes of their un-predictable President, US senators seek to block International Monetary Fund (IMF) bail out for three countries having friendly relations with China. A bipartisan group of 16 US senators have urged the Trump Administration to block IMF from bailing out the countries that have obtained loans from China under its […]

Urging result oriented research

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2018

Caretaker Federal Minister for Education and professional training Muhammad Yousaf Shaikh has emphasised for conducting result oriented research to enable both students and faculty to play their role in the economic development of the country. He expressed these views during visit to GIK. The Minister lauded the modern facilities available to the students and education […]

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