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Ashura procession: Phone services partially suspended in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: In order to keep maintain the security the mobile phone services will remain partially suspended during the Muharram procession in Karachi on Wednesday. According to details, the main Ashura procession in Karachi will start from Nishtar Park. The Sindh home secretary told on Tuesday that mobile phone services will remain partially suspended […]

Pakistan to face India in Asia Cup today

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

F.P. Report DUBAI: Pakistan cricket team is all set to face arch-rivals India in the much awaited Asia Cup match at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium today. Both the teams will face each other since Pakistan crushed India by 180 runs in the final of the Champions Trophy at The Oval in last year and […]

NAB Chief terms corruption as really poison

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman, National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Justice (Retd) Javed Iqbal Tuesday described bribery and corruption as really poison, saying “We must put it down with an iron hand.” Father of nation Quaid-e Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah had also termed bribery and corruption as “one of the biggest curses.” Chairing a meeting here, he […]

PM in Madina Munawwara on 1st visit to Saudi Arabia

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report MADINA MUNAWWARA/RIYADH: Prime Minister arrived in Madina Munawwara Tuesday evening on his first official visit to Saudi Arabia for talks with the Kingdom’s leadership on bilateral cooperation. Governor Madina-tul-Munawwara Prince Faisal Bin Salman received the Prime Minister on the airport. The Prime Minister will pay his respects at Roza-e-Rasool and perform Umra. Meanwhile, […]

CJP takes notice of 10-year-old Amal’s death in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar took notice on Tuesday of 10-year-old Amal’s death, who was hit by a stray bullet during a police encounter in Karachi’s Akhtar Colony area. The bullet that hit Amal was from an AK-47 and was fired by a policeman attempting to kill a bandit, who […]

Sharjeel declared co-accused in liquor case Challan

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: In a twist to the liquor case, in which police had given clean chit to former Sindh minister earlier, on Tuesday declared Sharjeel Inam Memon as co-accused the case. The case emerged on first of this month had made headlines. A challan of the case was presented in court, which stated that […]

Global

‘Activist was probably poisoned’

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

BERLIN (Reuters): An anti-Kremlin activist who is in Berlin for treatment was probably poisoned with a substance that has affected his nervous system, his doctors said on Tuesday. Pyotr Verzilov, publisher of a Russian online news outlet and affiliated with the anti-Kremlin band Pussy Riot, temporarily lost his sight, hearing and ability to walk, but […]

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SA’s court legalises personal, private cannabis use

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

JOHANNESBURG (AFP): South Africa’s top court ruled Tuesday that private, personal cannabis use was legal in a landmark case that had pitted law enforcement agencies against marijuana advocates and the judiciary. Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, delivering the Johannesburg-based Constitutional Court’s unanimous verdict, declared the law banning marijuana use in private by adults “is unconstitutional […]

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Philippine miners dig for their own in landslide

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

ITOGON (AFP): The miners in the mountains of the northern Philippines usually dig for gold. But on Tuesday they were digging for their colleagues and relatives buried under a vast landslide unleashed by Typhoon Mangkhut. Searchers have already pulled over a dozen corpses from the mud and debris in the mining town of Itogon, and […]

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Putin sees chance circumstances behind downing of Russian plane in Syria

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

SYRIA (Reuters): Russia’s Defence Ministry said earlier that the aircraft was shot down by Syrian anti-aircraft systems, but accused Israel of indirectly causing the incident, saying Israeli jets nearby had put the Russian plane in the path of danger. The ministry threatened to retaliate over what it called a hostile act. Putin’s comments, made after […]

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US judge will not force Georgia to use paper ballots despite concerns

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

NEW YORK (AFP): A federal judge will not force Georgia to use paper ballots for the November election, citing the potential for last-minute confusion, but expressed concern that the state’s electronic machines could be vulnerable to hacking. US District Judge Amy Totenberg said in a ruling late on Monday that while it is important for […]

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Trump accuses China of trying to ‘impact’ US election with trade war

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

WASHINGTON (AFP): President Donald Trump on Tuesday accused China of seeking to influence upcoming US elections by taking aim at his political support base in the countries’ escalating trade war. “China has openly stated that they are actively trying to impact and change our election by attacking our farmers, ranchers and industrial workers because of […]

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Pakistan

DPO suspends 2 policemen over poor performance

By The Frontier Post | September 20, 2018

Ghulam Mursalin Marwat LAKKI MARWAT: District Police Officer (DPO) Asif Gohar suspended from service two police officials on poor performance and directed them to report to police lines at district headquarters complex Tajazai. During a surprise visit to police stations in Naurang and Dadiwala areas, the district police chief expressed anguish over poor cleanliness condition […]

State minister orders audit of all delayed communication projects

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Communication Murad Saeed vowed to launch the E-Tendering and billing system across the country to ensure transparency and accountability within the ministry. Upon assuming the charge as state minister after his portfolio was changed yesterday, Saeed stated that they have embarked on a voyage of reforms and development […]

NAB to challenge IHC’s Avenfield decision in Supreme Court

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau will file an appeal in the Supreme against the Islamabad High Court’s decision to suspend the sentences of the Sharifs in the Avenfield corruption reference. A NAB meeting chaired by chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal on Wednesday was briefed on the IHC decision. During the meeting, it was […]

Police reports regarding missing persons unsatisfactory: SHC

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Wednesday declared that police reports regarding missing persons were ‘unsatisfactory.’ As the high court resumed hearing petitions pertaining to over 60 missing persons went under way, the high court ordered law enforcement authorities to take practical measures to recover missing persons. Expressing the court’s displeasure at […]

Ashiana Housing Scam: AC allows 2-day transit remand of Fawad Hassan Fawad

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Accountability Court on Wednesday handed over ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s principal secretary Fawad Hassan Fawad to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on two days transit remand in Rs 14b Ashiana Housing Scam. Fawad Hassan was produced before the court. While allowing request of NAB, the court granted two days transit remand […]

Minister takes notice as three die of electrocution in Mansehra school

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Power Omar Ayub Khan on Wednesday took notice of the incident in which three students and their teacher died of electrocution in a school in Mansehra district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province. A teacher and three students were electrocuted on Tuesday when a high transmission line came into contact […]

Afghanistan

Afghanistan’s exports reach $56m via established air corridors

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghan officials are saying that goods worth around 56 million US Dollars have been exported to various countries via air corridors. The head of the Public Relations of the senior Presidential Adviser for Banking and Financial Affairs Samir Rasa said the goods have been exported over a period of almost a […]

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Five killed as mortar hits house

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk KHOST: Five persons were martyred and three more injured as a mortar round landed in a house in Warmamay district in Paktika province. A mortar round fired by the armed opponents hit a house in Ghara area in the limits of Warmamay district, leaving five persons dead and three more injured, Paktika governor’s […]

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1.2m jeribs of state-owned land surveyed so far

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghanistan Land Authority, also known as ARAZI, says 643158 acres of state-owned land has been surveyed in 28 provinces of the country. The government land was surveyed through the State Land Bank, a statement from the authority said. The survey was launched on April 28 based on a presidential order. Over […]

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Kabulis concerned over private guards for Ashura

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The private guards armed and deployed by the government to ensure security of Ashura rituals in Kabul City has created concern among the people of the Afghan capital. The private security guards were deployed following the decision taken by President Muhammad Ashraf Ghani at a security meeting held at Presidential Palace last […]

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Free, fair polls is govt’s responsibility: Senate

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Some Meshrano Jirga or Senate members on Sunday joined the Independent Election Commission (IEC) and the Ministry of Interior in lashing out at protestors for closing IEC provincial offices. The senators said if the government could not introduce the biometric system ahead of the election day, it should satisfy political parties. Supporters […]

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Ghani, Abdullah hold talks on national issues with Sayaf

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani and the Chief Executive of the Unity Government Abdullah Abdullah met with the former Jihadi leader Abdul Rab Rasool Sayaf to hold talks on key national issues. The Office of the President, ARG Palace, in a statement said the leaders of the unity government visited the residence of […]

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Business

Global cargo giants to operate in Istanbul airport

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: The world’s leading cargo companies have applied to rental spots at the new Istanbul airport, Transport and Infrastructure Minister Cahit Turhan told Anadolu Agency. “Istanbul will also be the center of the global cargo transportation,” he said. Turhan said the first phase of the new airport is set to be completed on […]

TDAP participates in World Food Moscow exhibition

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: TDAP is participating in World Food Moscow Russia with six (06) exhibitors relating to the products categories like rice, fruits & vegetables, spices etc. World Food Moscow, a four (04) day exhibition starting from 17th September, 2018, is a major exhibition serving the global food and drinks industry. Since its inception in […]

Iran gas exports fall to 42%

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

ANKARA (Agencies): Iran’s gas condensate exports fell nearly 42 percent to 4.1 million tonnes in the five months to Aug 22, Iranian semi-official Mehr news agency reported, as US sanctions on the country’s energy sector loomed. Gas condensate shipments account for some 11pc of Iran’s total exports in value terms, Mehr reported. “According to the […]

Trump imposes $200 billion tariffs on Chinese goods

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): US President Donald Trump escalated his trade war with China on Monday, imposing 10 percent tariffs on about $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, but sparing smart watches from Apple and Fitbit and other consumer products such as bicycle helmets and baby car seats. Trump, in a statement announcing the new round of […]

No-deal Brexit would hit UK economy: IMF

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): The International Monetary Fund has warned that a “no-deal” Brexit on World Trade Organization terms would entail “substantial costs” for the UK economy. The IMF said that all likely Brexit scenarios would “entail costs”, but a disorderly departure could lead to “a significantly worse outcome”. The challenges in getting a deal done […]

Unilever relocation plan rejected by major shareholder

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): One of the top shareholders in Unilever has said it will vote against the firm’s plan to move its headquarters to the Netherlands, amid growing investor concern about the plan. Aviva Investors told the BBC the move could force UK shareholders to sell their shares and offered “no upside”. Unilever, which makes […]

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Sports

Late Murray penalty earns Brighton 2-2 draw at Southampton

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Brighton & Hove Albion’s Glenn Murray converted a 90th-minute penalty to snatch a 2-2 draw at south-coast rivals Southampton after they fought back from two goals down in a pulsating Premier League clash on Monday. The result left Southampton in 13th place, one spot above Brighton who also have five points from as […]

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Tiger Woods returns to Ryder Cup

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

WASHINGTON DC (Agencies): Playing in the Ryder Cup will be the culmination of an amazing comeback season for Tiger Woods, one the 14-time major champion feared might never happen after back surgery. The 42-year-old American has shown flashes of the form that made him golf’s dominant player in younger days in his first campaign after […]

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Sloane Stephens loses early at Pan Pacific Open

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

TOKYO (Agencies): Fifth-seeded Sloane Stephens was eliminated from the first round of the Pan Pacific Open by Donna Vekic 6-4, 6-4 Tuesday. The 2017 US Open champion also lost to the unseeded Croat in the first round at Wimbledon. Also, seventh-seeded Ashleigh Barty reached the second round by beating CoCo Vandeweghe 4-6, 6-3, 7-5, while […]

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Police fully alive to ensure peace during Muharram

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

Hafiz Muhammad Aziz-ur-Rehman HAFIZABAD: Police was fully alive to ensure peaceful and congenial atmosphere particularly during this holy month and it had taken all precautionary measures in this respect. In this connection, a meeting of Tehsil Peace Committee was held here which was presided over by DSP Rana Jameel Ahmad, who called upon the members […]

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Big clash to be finalised this week

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

Las Vegas (Agencies): Floyd Mayweather (50-0, 27 KOs) and Manny Pacquiao (60-7, 39 KOs) will finalise their rematch this week, with two dates believed to be under consideration. The pair, who announced the fight on Saturday, look set to clash in early December in Las Vegas. Ring Magazine reports that Dec.1 and Dec.8 are both […]

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Winner of Pak-India match to win Asia Cup: Iqbal

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former Test spinner and chief selector, Iqbal Qasim believes the winner of Pak-India match will win the Asia Cup but said green-shirts have an edge over India due to the 2017 Champions Trophy win. Talking to media, Qasim, who played in 50 Tests and 15 ODIs from 1976 to 1988, said Pak-India […]

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Fashion

Richa Chadha and Pankaj Tripathi to be seen together in ‘Panga’

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The extremely talented Richa Chadha and Pankaj Tripathi have been roped in for Ashwini Iyer Tiwari’s upcoming sports drama, Panga. It stars Kangana Ranaut in the lead. Pankaj Tripathi has been flying high on the success of his recent release Stree. The actor has earned rave reviews for his performance in the […]

John Abraham to replace Aamir Khan in ‘Sarfarosh-2’

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: John Abraham’s last release Satyamev Jayate fared well at the box-office. John has completely shifted over to the genre of hard-hitting films currently. But looks like the actor is ready to push his limits a little more with his upcoming film Sarfarosh-2. The sequel of the hit 1999 Aamir Khan starrer is […]

Dharma production releases first poster of Akshay Kumar’s ‘Kesari’

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Produced by Dharma Productions and directed by Anurag Singh, Akshay Kumar and Parineeti Chopra starrer Kesari is based on the battle of Saragarhi. The film revolves around the character of Akshay portraying the life of havildar Ishar Singh who participated in the battle while yearning for the respect of his daughter. The […]

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

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

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

‘Stree’ continues to rule the box office

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

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

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

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2018

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

Technology

China’s ZTE production back to normal,says new Executives

By The Frontier Post | August 30, 2018

BEIJING (Agencies): Production at China’s ZTE Corp is back to normal after the lifting of a US ban and its carrier network business will return to a standard growth track in 2019, according to the firm’s newly elected chairman and chief executive. China’s No. 2 telecommunications equipment maker was crippled in April when the United […]

Vivo X23 looks like a Copy of Oppo R17

By The Frontier Post | August 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: Vivo X23 is just a few days away and will be launched on September 6. As the launch date of Vivo X23 is getting near we are getting more leaks and rumors regarding the device. After the revelation of different color options and launch date on the official site of Vivo, the […]

Xiaomi launches Pocophone F1 globally

By The Frontier Post | August 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: At the time of writing, Xiaomi is holding simultaneous events in Paris, Jakarta and Hong Kong, detailing the Pocophone F1’s availability. In France (with other European markets likely to follow) the Pocophone F1 will start at €330 for a 6GB+64GB configuration. The 6GB+128GB model will cost €370. Sales will open in September. […]

Google is irresponsible claims Fortnite’s chief in bug row

By The Frontier Post | August 28, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): The leader of the firm behind the hit game Fortnite has accused Google of being “irresponsible” in the way it revealed a flaw affecting the Android version of the title. On Friday, Google made public that hackers could hijack the game’s installation software to load malware. The installer is needed because Epic […]

Google deletes blogs, YouTube accounts linked to Iran

By The Frontier Post | August 25, 2018

NEW YORK: Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google said that it had identified and terminated 39 YouTube channels linked to state-run Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting. Google has also removed 39 YouTube channels and six blogs on Blogger and 13 Google+ accounts. “Our investigations on these topics are ongoing and we will continue to share our findings […]

Microsoft claims win over ‘Russian political hackers’

By The Frontier Post | August 22, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Russian attempts to launch cyber-attacks against US conservative groups have been thwarted, Microsoft says. The software company said Russian hackers had tried to steal data from political organisations, including the International Republican Institute and the Hudson Institute think tanks. But they had been thwarted when its security staff had won control of […]

Health

Experts track how yellow fever raced through Brazil

By The Frontier Post | August 25, 2018

BRAZIL: The yellow fever virus lurked deep in the Amazon jungle until around July 2016 when it leapt toward the highly populated south of Brazil, carried by monkeys and the mosquitoes that liked to bite them. At a speed of about two miles (3.3 kilometers) per day, the virus made its way to the outskirts […]

Pakistan safe haven for Chikungunya virus

By The Frontier Post | August 22, 2018

F.P. Report Karachi: The recent full-scale outbreaks of chikungunya arbovirus infection in Pakistan suggests the country has become a safe haven for chikungunya virus, while Sindh tops the list as the most affected province with chikungunya virus, according to the findings of an international study. Published in the latest edition of ‘Infection, Disease and Health,’ […]

Ebola death toll rises to 55

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2018

BENI, DR CONGO (AFP): The Ebola outbreak in eastern DR Congo has claimed 55 lives since the start of the month, the authorities said Monday, as the government announced free treatment against the disease for the next three months. The health ministry´s latest bulletin said that the death toll had been increased following five new […]

Another case of Congo virus reported

By The Frontier Post | August 21, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Another case of Congo virus has surfaced in the city, taking the reported count of affected patients to nine this year. According to reports, 23-year-old Salman was taken to Karachi’s Jinnah Hospital after he showed symptoms of the Congo Crimean Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF). So far in 2018, nine cases of Congo virus […]

Family, friends can help quit smoking: Study

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: A new study has suggested that family, friends and loved ones can play a crucial role to help quit smoking, if they go for a supportive approach. John Spangler, M.D., a professor of family medicine at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, North Carolina said that quitting smoking was difficult, and for some […]

Healthy diet could lower risk of multiple sclerosis

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: Eating a healthful diet that is rich in vegetables, fish, legumes, eggs, and poultry is tied to a lower risk of multiple sclerosis, a long-term disease that affects the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerve in the eyes. How can a healthful diet lower your risk of MS? This was the […]

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Travel

Emirates celebrates 15 years of connecting Auckland to the World

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk AUCKLAND: Emirates is celebrating 15 years of successful operations to Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city.  Since its inaugural flight in 2003, Emirates has carried over two million passengers to and from Auckland, connecting New Zealand to the world, with 21 flights a week to Dubai, Bali and beyond. Emirates began its services to […]

Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen to be D-8’s designated airport

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISTANBUL: Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen International Airport (ISG) will be one of the designated airports of the D-8 Organization for Economic Cooperation. A letter of intent was signed between ISG, which is located at the Asian side of the city, and D-8, also known as “Developing-8”, to enhance cooperation among the member countries. The […]

Turkey’s tourism income increases in second quarter

By The Frontier Post | August 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkey’s total tourism income increased by 30.1 percent, year-on-year, reaching $7.04 billion in the second quarter of 2018, according to Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat)’s report on Tuesday. “While 84.7 percent of this income [excluding GSM roaming and marina service expenditures] was obtained from foreign visitors, 15.3 percent was obtained from citizens resident […]

Passengers’ shares disturbing picture of bed bug bites from Air India Business Class

By The Frontier Post | July 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Air India temporarily grounded flights between Newark and Mumbai this week after passengers complained of bed bug bites. Business class passengers aboard an Air India flight from Newark to Mumbai said on Twitter that their seats were infested with bed bugs and that they had “bites all over their body” after the flight. […]

Air traffic controllers’ strikes break EU laws

By The Frontier Post | July 25, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Four European airlines are claiming France is breaking EU law because strikes by its air traffic controllers are restricting freedom of movement. Ryanair, Easyjet, Wizz Air and IAG, the owner of BA and Iberia, are submitting their complaint to the EU Commission. French air traffic controllers have staged a series of strikes […]

How not to be the worst passenger on the plane

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: Summer is the busiest time of year for travelers across the globe, and this year an estimated 246 million passengers are taking to the skies, according to the Airlines for America. Travelers are eager to get to their destinations, potentially leading to some unpleasant interactions — and even a rethinking of […]

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Article

The real challenge Imran Khan faces

By The Frontier Post | September 2, 2018

Nabeel Hussain Hum dekhenge…. Lazim hai k hum bhi dekhenge…. These famous lines are excerpted from Faiz Ahmed Faiz’s famous revolutionary poem. The poem elucidates the basic desire of common people that “We will see a time when Mountains of Injustice are blown away like a cotton.” Reincarnating this poem right now is to remind […]

Netherlands’ parliament endorses religious extremism

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2018

Iqbal Khan In a recent development, Netherlands’ parliament has permitted an ultra-Right Dutch politician, Geert Wilders, to hold a profane caricature competition in the protected office of his political party inside the premises of Netherlands’ parliament. While earlier such incidents were an act of non-state actors, parliamentary permission has made the government of Netherlands a […]

Converting trash into cash

By The Frontier Post | August 31, 2018

Zarish Fatima One day all the worlds energy will be generated by renewable energy sources (like the sun, wind, water, and biofuels) rather than the fossil fuels (oil, coal, and gas). Fossil fuels are considered as the conventional energy sources for over a hundred years, but these resources are finite while the global energy requirements […]

Chemnitz: Germany’s urgent cry to fight racism

By The Frontier Post | August 30, 2018

Farid Hafez Last Sunday, a group of 800 people demonstrated in Chemnitz, eastern Germany. The rally was initiated by a right-wing extremist hooligan group called Kaotic. The reason for the mobilization was the killing of a 35-year-old man, who was allegedly German, by two men, a Syrian and an Iraqi, both in their early twenties. […]

Christians in Iraq dwindle and struggle to survive

By The Frontier Post | August 29, 2018

Ash Gallagher The numbers of Christians in Iraq have plummeted and those who claim to help ensure their survival, often don’t even understand what they need. Christians in Iraq are dwindling. Chased out, targeted and caught in the middle of rival sectarian conflicts, the minority religious sect is struggling to survive. The country once held […]

Since Trump does not talk to Erdogan, Putin does

By The Frontier Post | August 28, 2018

Murat Yetkin A very interesting dialogue is occurring between Turkey and Russia on serious security matters, as the distance between Turkey and its biggest ally in the Western defense alliance NATO grows. On Aug. 24, following a meeting between Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavusoglu with his host, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow, […]

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Editorial

Transparent decision making

By The Frontier Post | September 2, 2018

It is a big democratic step that the new government is ensuring absolute transparency in economic affairs by taking parliament in the loop before final decisions are taken. This marks a watershed in the political history of the country. In the past none of elected governments took the parliament into confidence in loan agreements with […]

Commendable moral victory

By The Frontier Post | September 1, 2018

Bold stand of the Prime Minister Imran Khan on the planned blasphemous cartoons competition, to be held in Netherlands, hectic diplomacy of the Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Querishi and his team of Foreign Office officers has paid dividend. Dutch anti-Islam law maker Greet Wilder decided to cancel the controversial blasphemous caricatures contest. In a statement […]

Power tariff hike

By The Frontier Post | August 31, 2018

The process of solely relying on jacking up power tariff continues in the new government, ignoring urgent reforms by exploiting renewable energy sources, reviewing the private sector thermal agreements and recovery of bills from chronic and habitual defaulters. The finance Minster had admitted in a TV talk show that high electricity and gas tariffs are […]

Viable economic plan

By The Frontier Post | August 30, 2018

The economic mess created and accumulated over the past ten years has tied the economy within the fetters of Rs. 28000 unsustainable public debt, $ 18 billion current account deficit; decline in the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), chronic crisis in agriculture and manufacturing sectors, huge losses in public sector corporations, rampant corruption, money laundering and […]

Prime Minister’s bold stand

By The Frontier Post | August 29, 2018

Condemning the blasphemous cartoons competition in the Netherland, Prime Minister Imran Khan blamed the recurrence of such incidents as collective failure of the Muslim world, saying he would take up the matter in the United Nations General Assembly the next session of which will be held in September. “This is collective failure of the entire […]

Recouping ill-gotten wealth

By The Frontier Post | August 28, 2018

The task force set up by the new government for bringing back all ill-gotten wealth from abroad has started functioning. It is headed by the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister Mirza Shazad Akbar and comprises, among others, representatives from National Accountability Bureau, Federal Investigation Agency, Accountant General Pakistan Revenues, Security Exchange Commission of Pakistan, […]

Letters to Editor

Courts extension to FATA

By The Frontier Post | April 21, 2018

In Pakistan, there are many regions that are backward and deprived. Among those areas, FATA is the most deprived territory. Since 1901, the draconian British law, Frontier Crimes Regulation (FCR) is imposed on FATA. In every tribal agency, Political agent being the representative of the President of Pakistan, is the executive of the agency. Political […]

Letters to Editor

By The Frontier Post | April 16, 2018

Harassment To the concerned authorities I am writing to bring In notice the issue of Board Of Intermediate Education Karachi being under total control of political party goons. Few days ago I went to Board of Intermediate Education Karachi. At the entrance few goons stopped me and asked me for the purpose of visit and […]

Intellectual growth

By The Frontier Post | April 14, 2018

Intellectual growth is something else. One cannot relate it with having a good English. English is not our national or mother language. It is a language of the people who are living far away from us. Yes, it is an international language and it is also our co-official language. We, therefore, try to learn it […]

A novel that counters terrorism

By The Frontier Post | April 12, 2018

Social media has taken over the habit of book reading. Hence it is courageous writing a book that attracts social media’s attention too. Hafsa Rehan, a medical doctor, proves it as true. She tells our land is not as barren as others badmouth. We are able to produce a good writing that fascinates viewers. Daam-e-Lahoo […]

Child labor

By The Frontier Post | April 10, 2018

According to a statement issued by Child Rights Movement (CRM) national secretariat, over 12.5 million children in Pakistan are involved in child labor. The term “child labour” is often defined as work that deprives children of their childhood, their potential and their dignity, and that is harmful to physical and mental development. The main reason […]

Pak-USA relations

By The Frontier Post | March 30, 2018

Since the creation of Pakistan, USA remained on of the closest allies of Pakistan. Being a new born state, America had supported Pakistan since 1947. Pakistan had signed dozens of agreements with USA. America had given military and financial aid to Pakistan over the time, but in return, America had demanded. In past, America had […]

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