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Sindh govt should file review petition on SC’s anti-encroachment verdict: Mayor Karachi

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar said on Saturday that the Sindh government should file a review petition on the Supreme Court’s verdict ordering demolishment of all wedding halls, shopping malls and plazas constructed on residential plots. The mayor, in his press conference, said that the buildings told to be demolished did not encroach…

Saad, Salman Rafique’s physical remand extended till Feb 2

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: An accountability court on Saturday extended Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Saad Rafique and his brother Salman Rafique’s physical remand till February 2 in connection to the Paragon Housing scam case. National Accountability Bureau (NAB) officials presented the Khawaja brothers before the court as their physical remand ended today. As the hearing…

Govt made a blunder by appointing Shehbaz as PAC chairman: Rasheed

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: Railways Minister Sheikh Rasheed on Saturday said the incumbent government’s decision to appoint PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif as chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) was a blunder. Addressing a press conference, the federal minister claimed that “those involved in committing the mother of all crimes have been appointed to hold others…

Karachi marriage hall owners protest against SC decision

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: While rejecting the decision of Supreme Court (SC) to demolish the marriage halls in three areas of Karachi, the owners on Saturday staged protest outside Sindh Building Control Authority (SBCA). According to details, the protesters have decided to shut the halls and said that SBCA legalized them. They also tried to block…

Al-Azizia case: Nawaz’s lawyer files bail petition in IHC

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The lawyer of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif has filed a bail petition in the Al-Azizia reference case in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on the basis of his medical report, on Saturday. According to reports, the petition has sought bail and suspension of Nawaz Sharif’s sentence with a reasoning that he…

By-polls on PS-94 seat to be held tomorrow

By The Frontier Post | January 26, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: The by-polls on the vacant PS-94 seat of Sindh Assembly will be held on Sunday (tomorrow). According to details, PS-94 seat had fallen vacant after the death of Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan’s (MQM-P) lawmaker Muhammad Wajahat, who won the seat in the general elections, 2018. those MQM-P and Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP)…

Global

Trump once again offered to mediate Kashmir issue

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2019

Monitoring WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has once again offered to mediate between Pakistan and India to end the long standing the Kashmir issue in the South Asia. While talking to media representatives in the Oval Office on Tuesday, Trump said he would do his best “to mediate or do something” regarding the tensions between…

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Daesh could re-emerge in Syria: China

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk GENEVA: Jihadist rebels have withdrawn from a pocket of land near Idlib in northern Syria following an assault by President Bashar al-Assad’s forces. The Idlib region is the last part of Syria to be holding out against the Damascus government. China has warned of  “terrorist organisations” including remnants of Daesh rising again in…

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Cameroon: Separatist leader sentenced to life

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk JOHANNESBURG: The leader of Cameroon’s anglophone separatist movement was handed life sentence by a military court, local media reported Tuesday. Sisiku Ayuku Tabe and nine of his followers were accused of secession, rebellion, hostility against the state and for not possesing national identity cards, according to the Journal du Cameroun news site, reporting…

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Buy gold, urges veteran investor as bullion hits six-year high

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Gold bullion hit a six-year high in August on low rates, a sluggish economy and heightened geopolitical tensions, with investors plowing into the precious metal. Veteran investor Mark Mobius urged to buy gold on Tuesday, when he appeared on Bloomberg TV. “Gold’s long-term prospect is up, up and up, and the reason…

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I am not proud as an Indian: Sen

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2019

NEW DELHI (Agencies): Nobel laureate Dr Amartya Sen has vehemently criticised the Indian government’s move on Kashmir saying as an Indian he is not proud of the fact that India has lost that reputation of being a democratic country on the grounds of action that it has taken in Kashmir. Dr Amartya Sen, who is…

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Yemen rebels shell govt camp near Saudi border

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk SANAA: Yemen’s Houthi rebel group on Tuesday claimed a missile attack on a camp of government forces near border with Saudi Ara-bia. The pro-Houthi Al-Misirah television, citing a military source, said a volley of Katyusha rockets struck the camp in As-Suh area near the Saudi city of Najran. The broadcaster said injuries were…

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Pakistan

PM Imran Khan chairs emergency meeting on polio crisis

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan chairing an emergency on the polio crisis in Pakistan, on Wednesday. Prime minister’s focal person on polio Babar Atta briefed the meeting.  According to details, Chief Minister Mahmood Khan, chief secretary of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, federal ministers and heads of global institutions also attended the meeting. A report prepared…

Pakistan to tour England for Tests, T20s series next year

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced on Wednesday that Pakistan will tour England for three Tests and three T20Is next year from July to September. According to reports, the Green Shirts will visit England from July 30 to September 2 and will play three Tests and three T20Is against the England. The…

‘Epaper’

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2019

KPT to retrieve encroached lands: Zaidi

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Syed Ali Haider Zaidi on Tuesday said that the encroached lands of the Karachi Port Trust (KPT) would be retrieved, as planning was underway to compensate affected people with the provision of alternative residences. Addressing the 6th meeting of National Assembly Standing Committee on Maritime Affairs chaired…

Political parties on same page on Kashmir issue: Asad

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser Tuesday said that all political parties in the parliament had similarity of views on Kashmir and joint session of the Parliament was held to show solidarity with Kashmiri people. Talking to Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shah Farman, he said that Pakistan was committed for moral and diplomatic support…

HEC Regional Centre Peshawar fails to deliver foretold services

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Higher Education Commission (HEC), Regional Centre Peshawar critically lags behind in its claimed professionalism as students are facing impediments in getting their rightful tasks done. Students come here from far flung areas of the province to conclude their academic affairs regarding equivalence degree issuance, degrees attestation, verification of degrees and other…

Afghanistan

Girls school torched in Shakar Dara district

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: A school was set on fire by Taliban militants in Shakardara district in Kabul Province early on Tuesday, the Ministry of Interior said in a statement. The Boi Hazar Nasiri Girls High School is located in a village in Shakar Dara district, 25 kilometers to the north of the city of Kabul.…

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NSC: Fighting Daesh needs international consensus

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The National Security Council (NSC) in a statement on Tuesday said Daesh poses a threat to Afghanistan and the world and that it needs am international consensus to be suppressed. The group claimed a deadly attack in Kabul on Saturday evening which left more than 60 civilians dead. “Daesh is behind dozens…

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Ashraf Ghani or suicidal security guard of Washington

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2019

F.P. Report KABUL: Ashraf Ghani while speaking to his troops on second day of Eid-ul-Adha said that Washington has not been attacked nor has any bombing occurred in New York due to the sacrifices his forces. He explicitly endorsed claims of the Afghan freedom fighters that the imposed Kabul administration is but an American puppet…

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4 militants including local Taliban leader killed

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk TALUQAN: Four militants, including a Taliban local leader, were killed in a clash in Afghanistan’s northern Takhar province on Tuesday, a local source said. “Acting on a tip-off, security forces laid an ambush attack to arrest militants’ local leader named Mohammad Omar and 3 of his subordinates in surrounding areas of Darqad district…

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Afghan Embassy marks centenary of independence

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: The Afghan Embassy in Turkey on Aug. 19 celebrated the 100th anniversary of the country’s independence at a reception with the attendance of Turkey’s vice president, defense minister, and chief of General Staff, among other top officials. Speaking at the event in the capital Ankara, Vice President Fuat Oktay said that he…

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Afghanistan announce Test, T20I squads for BD tour

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2019

KABUL (Agencies): The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on Tuesday announced squads for next month’s only Test against Bangladesh and the T20I tri-series involving Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Zimbabwe, with leg-spinner Rashid Khan as the captain of both formats. While the Test will be played from September 5 to 9, the tri-series is scheduled to get underway…

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Business

Buy gold, urges veteran investor as bullion hits six-year high

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Gold bullion hit a six-year high in August on low rates, a sluggish economy and heightened geopolitical tensions, with investors plowing into the precious metal. Veteran investor Mark Mobius urged to buy gold on Tuesday, when he appeared on Bloomberg TV. “Gold’s long-term prospect is up, up and up, and the reason…

Huawei founder details ‘battle mode’ reform plan

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk HONG KONG: China’s Huawei will spend more on production equipment this year to ensure supply continuity, cut redundant roles and demote inefficient managers as its grapples with a “live-or-die moment” in the wake of US export curbs, founder Ren Zhengfei said. His remarks come as the United States said this week it will…

Asian markets mostly rise on optimism for trade, stimulus

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk HONG KONG: Most Asian markets rose Tuesday on the back of hopes for central bank and government stimulus measures around the world, while investors were also cheered by further signs of easing tensions in the China-US trade war. Trading floors around the world have been tense for several weeks owing to concerns about…

LSMI output decreases 3.64% in FY 2018-19

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The overall output of Large Scale Manufacturing Industries (LSMI) in the country during the fiscal year 2018-19 witnessed negative growth of 3.64% as compared to the output of the corresponding period of last year. LSMI Quantum Index Number (QIM) was recorded at 143.04 points during July-June (2018-19) against 148.46 points during July-June…

Gold price gains Rs500, traded at Rs88,500/tola

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The price of 24 karat gold jumped by Rs 500 and was traded at Rs 88,500 per tola as compared to the last closing at Rs 88,000 Karachi Sarafa Association reported on Tuesday. The price of 10 gram gold also witnessed increase of Rs 435 and was traded at Rs 75,874 against…

Askari Bank pledges for GREENER PAKISTAN

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: Askari Bank is continuing with its pledge for a GREENER PAKISTAN and has announced August 26 as #AskariBankGreenDay for a dedicated tree plantation activity through its network of 516 branches in 152 cities across Pakistan. Mr. Abid Sattar, President & CEO Askari Bank, in his message said, “Deforestation is one of the…

Sports

Pakistan to tour England for Tests, T20s series next year

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced on Wednesday that Pakistan will tour England for three Tests and three T20Is next year from July to September. According to reports, the Green Shirts will visit England from July 30 to September 2 and will play three Tests and three T20Is against the England. The…

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Afghanistan announce Test, T20I squads for BD tour

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2019

KABUL (Agencies): The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) on Tuesday announced squads for next month’s only Test against Bangladesh and the T20I tri-series involving Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Zimbabwe, with leg-spinner Rashid Khan as the captain of both formats. While the Test will be played from September 5 to 9, the tri-series is scheduled to get underway…

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Pak swimming squad off to Hungary for Junior Worlds

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: A 10-member Pakistan squad, comprising nine swimmers and one official has proceeded to Hungary to feature in the 7th FINA World Junior Swimming Championships. “The Pakistan squad is comprised of six boys, three girls and one manager”, Major (Retd) Majid Waseem, president of Pakistan Swimming Federation told APP on Tuesday. Around 1000…

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Salman Butt bemoans discriminatory treatment

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk LAHORE: Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt, in an interview with Cricket Pakistan, called out the discriminatory treatment by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). The former captain questioned the special treatment granted to fast-bowler Mohammad Amir, who was fast-tracked into the team at the end of his suspension. “This can only be explained by…

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Serena to begin 2020 season with return to Auckland

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2019

AUCKLAND (Agencies): Former world number one Serena Williams will begin her 2020 season with a return to the Auckland Open in January, her first appearance at the tournament since she was ousted in the second round in 2017. The Auckland Open serves as a warm-up before the year’s first Grand Slam, the Australian Open, which…

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Players should boycott social media to combat racist abuse, says Neville

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2019

LONDON (Agencies): England women’s coach Phil Neville has urged the football community to boycott social media for six months and “send a powerful message” in response to a significant rise in online racist abuse of players. Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba became the latest high-profile player to be a target of online abuse after he…

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Fashion & Movies

Bollywood mourns the loss of veteran music composer Khayyam

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Late last night, we received the shocking news of veteran music director and composer Mohammed Zahur Khayyam Hashmi’s passing away. He was the man behind albums like Umraojaan and Kabhie Kabhie which went on to become popular and remain in the hearts of people even to this date. Khayyam had been admitted…

Batla House remains steady at the box-office

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: John Abraham starrer Batla House released on Independence Day and pulled a big crowd on day one itself. The film opened with Rs. 15.55 crores at the box-office and is having a promising run at the theatres. Keeping up with a steady start, Batla House collected Rs. 10.90 crores on its first…

Taylor Swift heading for 14th UK Top 10 single with Lover

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk LONDON: The Official Chart, First Look, which is broadcast on BBC Radio 1 today between 6pm – 7pm, offers a first glance of the Top 20 ahead of Friday’s Official Singles Chart Top 100. The chart is based on preliminary sales and early streaming reports. Here’s how the week is shaping up so…

Dance parties return to Baghdad

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk BAGHDAD: Members of rival Iraqi biker gangs, clad in studded leather and black berets, burst out of their semi-circles to break dance, their tattoo-covered arms waving neon glowsticks. The Mongols Motorcycle Club dance circle was one of several at the Riot Gear Summer Rush event, a car show and concert held at a…

Shouldn’t troll those accused in harassment case, says Richa Chadha

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Actress Richa Chadha has said that people shouldn’t troll or abuse a person who is accused in a sexual harassment case on social media platforms till the time that person isn’t proved guilty or innocent. Richa was interacting with the media at the trailer launch of “Section 375” along with actors…

Nushrat Bharucha wants to do a thriller after Dream Girl

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Nushrat Barucha, who will be seen in the upcoming film Dream Girl co-starring Ayushmann Khurrana, talks about her future projects. The actress says that she wants to do a thriller movie. Known for her girl-next-door roles in films like Pyaar Ka Punchnama and Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety, actress Nushrat Bharucha…

Science & Technology

Indian spacecraft to land on Moon on September 7

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: India’s moon mission is all set to make its first landing on Sept. 7, an official said Tuesday. The Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft successfully entered the lunar orbit earlier Tuesday, said Kailasavadivoo Sivan, the chairman of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). “Today, we’ve crossed a major milestone. The precise LOI [Lunar Orbiter…

NASA installs rock-sampling toolkit on Mars 2020 rover

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk CALIFRONIA: NASA continues work on its Mars 2020 rover, a vehicle that will be launched on its mission to the Red Planet next summer. Ahead of that launch, the space agency says its scientists are working hard to ensure the rover is ready to land and acquire samples from the planet’s surface that’ll…

Huawei P Smart Pro major specs spilled online

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: The Huawei Nova 5T was spotted on Android Enterprise website yesterday. However, Huawei is also working on a similar smartphone named Huawei P smart Pro which has also now popped up there, revealing its official name along with some other information. The front panel of the P smart Pro is visible in…

Facebook extends Instagram AR feature

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk CALIFORNIA: Facebook opened its Spark AR platform to the public on Instagram, enabling users to create and publish custom AR special effects, and reportedly pitching the company head-to-head against Snapchat’s Lenses feature. Instagram first rolled out AR effects in May 2018, and Facebook said more than 1 billion people have used Spark AR-powered…

Steroid-tools-based social media affecting domestic value-bonds

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: In the cyber world of modern steroid technology, Internet is playing a pivotal role in constructing human life, but, at the same time, deteriorating the social lives of the individuals through breaking domestic and social value-bonds and standings of society. The social media is one of the largest modern-day facility provider tool.…

Sub-Saharan Africa’s future linked to technology

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2019

Monitoring Desk KIGALI: Sub-Saharan Africa’s future is intertwined with technology, which offers great promise for the region’s growth and development across all economic sectors. At least 239 million people across the region were connected to the internet by the end of 2018, according to a recent report by the Global System for Mobile Communications Association…

Health

PM Imran Khan chairs emergency meeting on polio crisis

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan chairing an emergency on the polio crisis in Pakistan, on Wednesday. Prime minister’s focal person on polio Babar Atta briefed the meeting.  According to details, Chief Minister Mahmood Khan, chief secretary of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, federal ministers and heads of global institutions also attended the meeting. A report prepared…

Health Minister directs to start anti-polio awareness campaign

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Provincial Health Minister Dr. Hasham Inamulah Khan Monday directed entire District Health Officers (DHOs) to take effective measures for prevention of crippling polio disease and should initiate awareness campaigns in their respective areas. He was issued these directives while presiding over a meeting of health department held here. He has also been…

Measles kill more people in DR Congo than Ebola

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk DR CPONGO: Measles has killed 2,758 people in DR Congo since January, more than the Ebola epidemic in a year, medical NGO Doctors Without Borders said, and called Saturday for a “massive mobilisation of funds.” The disease, preventable with a vaccine, has infected over 145,000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo between…

Machine learning reveals links between genetic factors and behavior

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk UTAH: Researchers at the University of Utah Health have used machine learning to start making links between seemingly instinctive, random behaviors and the genetic factors that shape such behaviors. Using machine learning to study mice with differences in their genetics and age, the team found that these differences influenced the behavioral sequences the…

Eating more plant-based foods may be linked to better heart health

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Eating mostly plant-based foods and fewer animal-based foods may be linked to better heart health and a lower risk of dying from a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular disease according to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American…

Replacing red meat with poultry may decrease breast cancer risk, study finds

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2019

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Eating poultry instead of red meat may reduce breast cancer risk in women by more than a quarter, a new study suggests. A group of researchers from the U.S. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences conducted research among 42,012 women over seven and a half years, observing the types of meat they…

Travel

3-day Uchal festival kicks off in Kalash Valley

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2019

F.P. Report CHITRAL: The foreign and domestic tourists and the local people thronged the Rambur and Bamburet valleys as the three-day Uchal festival kicked off in the scenic Kalash valley in Chitral district on Tuesday. A great number of foreign and domestic tourists have already arrived the valley to enjoy the festival. The tourists also…

Quintana Roo boasts Sargassum free beaches

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk MEXICO: Just days after experts in Quintana Roo, Mexico projected the region would be spared by nagging sargassum seaweed this month, the state’s governor has deemed beaches in places like Cancun clean and free of the smelly algae. Quintana Roo Governor Carlos Joaquin Gonzalez applauded President Lopez Obrador and recent efforts by the…

Plan being devised for promotion of tourism

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

F.P. Report MULTAN: Commissioner Multan division Iftikhar Sahu has said that a plan is being devised for promotion of tourism as per the vision of Prime Minister. He directed the officials concerned to take steps for restoration of recreational places of the city for Multanites. The Commissioner expressed these views during his visit to Fort…

Turkey: Tourism booms during Eid holidays

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk ISTANBUL: Turkey’s resort towns saw a 100 percent occupancy rate with the Eid al-Adha holiday, including the southern province of Antalya and Aegean province of Muğla, the top two favorite destinations of both domestic and foreign tourists. “We had a great Eid al-Adha holiday as a country. We projected 5.5 million citizens to…

Turkey tourism revives since freedom from ISIL

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2019

Monitoring Desk ISTANBUL: Turkey’s government is encouraging tourists to visit an ancient city which was controlled by fighters of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) group, not so long ago. The ancient city of Karkamesh straddles the Turkey-Syria border. The extensive ruins on the Syrian side of the border were…

Indonesia hopes to develop more tourism sites

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2019

Monitoring Desk YOGYAKARTA: Hundreds of tourists, many of them young Westerners, sat on gray stone steps atop the world’s largest Buddhist temple, occasionally checking cellphones or whispering to each other as they waited for daylight. Sunrise wasn’t spectacular on that recent summer day. But even an ordinary dawn at Borobudur Temple — nine stone tiers…

Articles

Does Turkey need US consent to launch a military operation in Syria?

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2019

Ahmed Al-Burai “We will carry the long-awaited operation against terrorist elements in northern Syria to the next stage very soon,” President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said recently. Ankara is bracing to launch its third cross-border military operation against the People’s Protection Units (YPG), the Syrian offshoot of the PKK terrorist organization. Turkey says both Russia and…

Kashmir conflict now a global concern

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

Iqbal Khan BJP governments have always ditched India on its vital national interests. Its first Prime Minister AB Vajpayee took the fateful decision of India’s overt nuclearisation. Without such a folly, Pakistan’s nuclear weapon programme could not have seen the light of the day.  And now BJP’s second Prime Minister NarendraModi has gifted to Pakistan…

Role of opposition in a democratic setup

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

Asmat Shah Garwaki As history depicts, Hujras (guesthouses) in Pashtun-dominated areas have been playing a highly significant role to keep people abreast of day to day events, national and even international developments. Hujra is common gathering place in a village where people get together after evening till late night, sipping green tea and exchanging views…

Message behind release of Iranian oil tanker

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2019

Mohammad Ghaderi The Gibraltar court ordered the Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 to be released. The tanker was seized by the British Royal Marines about a month ago.  This verdict was the ending of an elaborate game designed by John Bolton National Security Advisor of the United States and Mike Pompeo, carried out by the…

Turkey-China relations and beyond

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

Muhammet Ali Guler Official relations between Turkey and China began in 1971, and from that time, they have seen ups and downs. Over the last decade, however, relations have seen observable improvements, mainly in the political, economic and cultural fields. In the political domain, the leaders of the two sides have advocated stable discourse and…

Mind Mapping the Money Laundering regime in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2019

Shahid Ilyas Khan Money laundering is one of the most complex form of all white collar crimes. It is rightly called the ‘’Dirty money’’ as it has far reaching negative effect upon the economy of any country. In Pakistan this phenomenon has been increasing at an alarming speed due to the ill gotten money which…

Editorial

Hindrances in polio eradication

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2019

The polio eradication drives could not achieve the desired results as 49 new cases have been reported across the province of Khyber Pukhtunkhwa. Health Minister Dr.Ihtisham Inam Ullah chaired a meeting which decided for the formation of committee to work out recommendations for effective polio control and District Health Officers were directed to carry out…

Downturn of economy

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2019

The irrational energy input pricing, extremely tight monetary policy and excessive borrowing of the incumbent govern have accelerated the downturn of the economy which may be then heading toward economic melt down if corrective measures are not taken. The report released by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics indicates that production in large scale manufacturing has contracted…

Plant for Pakistan programme

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

The spokesman of Khyber Pukhtunkhwa Forest department has claimed that 5 million sapling have been planted in a single day across the province in Aforestation Campaign under Plant for Pakistan to offset the growing impact of climate change. The provincial government also claimed that under the previous PTI led government the area under forests has…

Myth of promoting knowledge economy

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

Prime Minister Imran Khan in his maiden speech after taking the oath of office referred to the role of knowledge economy in the sustained level of economic development of the country and prosperity of its people. His realisation about the importance of knowledge economy is based upon the spectacular level of economic growth and prosperity…

Effective health cover

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

Prime Minister Imran Khan launched Sehat Sahulat Programme on Saturday for the people with physical disabilities by giving Insaf Health Card to a teenage girl on wheelchair. It is worth appreciation to provide free of cost healthcare to these special people who may be more vulnerable to diseases as compared with the physically strong ones.…

KPK industrialisation

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

Presiding over a meeting, Chief Minister Mahmood Khan urged accelerating the measures needed for the establishment of special economic zone which are related to CPEC, new industrial estates and making functional the existing ones. The location disadvantage of being far away from seaports, lack of fiscal incentives like tax holiday of about 10 years, irrationally…

Letters to Editor

Ignore Pakistan at your own peril

By The Frontier Post | May 30, 2019

With cricket’s greatest carnival underway in England, the 10 best teams are raring to go. With the quality of cricket played by all contenders over the last few years, this edition of the Cricket World Cup is expected to produce some of the most exciting, nail-biting thrillers to-date. Pakistan enters the World Cup as the…

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…