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Hussain Nawsaz statement on Al-Azizia reference not allowable, says Nawaz Sharif

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The disqualified prime minister Nawaz Sharif has said that Hussain Nawaz statement regarding Al-Azizia Steel Mills could not be presented as testimony in the court because the Steel Mills was started by Mian Muhammad Sharif not Hussain Nawaz. This he said while recording the statement before the accountability court in Islamabad on […]

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CDA officer goes missing from capital: Police

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Police officials on Friday said that the Deputy Director of Capital Development Authority (CDA) Muhammad Ayaz, has gone missing from Islamabad. According to police, Muhammad Ayaz went missing from the Aabpara Police Station area on Thursday and adding that he left his office at 2:30pm a day earlier and since has been […]

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Zulfi Bukhari appears before Supreme Court in disqualification case

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Zulfi Bukhari, Special Assistant to PM Imran Khan on overseas Pakistanis and human resource development, has appeared before Supreme Court’s Lahore Registry to attend the hearing of disqualification case against him, on Friday. Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar will head a bench of the apex court and it will hear […]

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LHC to hear plea seeking PM Imran’s disqualification today

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) will hear a petition on Friday seeking the disqualification of Prime Minister Imran Khan over inciting people in the past against the government. According to reports, Justice Shams Mehmood will hear the petition filed by Advocate AK Dogar on the behalf of Lawyer’s Foundation for Justice. The […]

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FO dismisses Indian PM’s statement accusing Pakistan of sponsoring terror

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

Tariq Ullah Wardak ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office Thursday strongly dismissed a recent statement by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi accusing Pakistan of sponsoring terrorism and said the attempt was meant to divert world’s attention from the ongoing human rights violations in Indian occupied Kashmir. Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a meeting with US Vice President […]

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Funeral prayers of SP Tahir Dawar offered in Peshawar

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The funeral prayers of slain Superintendent of Police (SP) Tahir Khan Dawar were offered at Police Lines in Peshawar on Thursday. KP Governor Shah Farman, Chief Minister Mahmood Khan, Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Afridi, IG KP police Salahuddin Khan Mahsud and other officials attended the funeral. Tahir Khan Dawar, who […]

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Global

Suspected gas cylinder blast kills 42 on Zimbabwe bus

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

HARARE (AFP): At least 42 passengers were killed, Zimbabwe police said on Friday, after a suspected gas cylinder exploded on a bus, with pictures showing the burnt-out wreckage of the vehicle. “At the moment we know that more than 42 people died,” police spokesperson Charity Charamba told AFP after the accident late on Thursday, with […]

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US envoy for Iran warns EU banks, firms against non-dollar Iran trade

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): European banks and firms who engage in a special European Union initiative to protect trade with Iran will be at risk from newly reimposed U.S. sanctions, the U.S. special envoy for Iran warned on Thursday. It is “no surprise” that EU efforts to establish a so-called Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) were floundering over […]

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Aussie embassy’s transfer to Jerusalem of no use: Malaysia

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

SINGAPORE (AA): The transfer of the Australian Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem would not be of any help in peace efforts, Malaysia’s prime minister said on Thursday. Stressing that the move would likely trigger more terror instead, Mahathir Mohamad said during a bilateral meeting with his Australia counterpart Scott John Morrison on the sidelines […]

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Germany names Haldenwang as new intelligence chief

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

BERLIN (AA): Germany on Thursday named a new head for its domestic intelligence agency BfV, which has been embroiled in various scandals in recent years. Thomas Haldenwang, currently vice president of the BfV, was appointed by the Cabinet to head the agency, Interior Minister Horst Seehofer told a news conference in Berlin. Haldenwang’s predecessor Hans-Georg […]

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Duterte tells US South China Sea is now in ‘Beijing’s hands’

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

SINGAPORE (Sputnik): China currently controls the vast majority of islands, reefs and shoals in the South China Sea, which are also claimed by a number of other nations in the region, including Taiwan, the Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei. Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has warned Washington against bickering with Beijing over the South […]

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Turkish FM: Saudi remarks on Khashoggi ‘unsatisfying’

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkey is “unsatisfied” by the statements made by Saudi Arabia’s chief prosecutor’s office on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the country’s foreign minister said on Thursday. “I want to say that I find some explanations [of the prosecutor’s office] unsatisfying,” Mevlut Cavusoglu said at a conference held in the Mediterranean […]

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Pakistan

NAB officials want evidence against Saad Rafique: Ex-VC Punjab University

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Mujahid Kamran, former vice chancellor of Punjab University who was released from the custody of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Friday, has said that officials of the anti-graft body want evidence against PML-N lawmaker Khawaja Saad Rafique. Speaking to media different news channels on Friday, Kamran said up to four suspects are […]

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PM Imran has proved he is Hitler, says Khursheed Shah

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

F.P. Report SUKKUR: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Khursheed Shah provided his analysis of a statement by Prime Minister Imran Khan regarding leaders taking U-turns. In a meeting with senior journalists, Prime Minister Khan said a leader who does not know how to take U-turns according to the requirements of the situation is not a […]

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President Alvi unhappy with 32-vehicle protocol, refuses to exit Lahore airport

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: President Arif Alvi on Friday expressed resentment over the huge protocol assigned to him on his arrival at Lahore’s Allama Iqbal International Airport. In a tweet, he told that at least 32 vehicles are present outside the airport to escort him to the venue. Refusing to take the protocol, the president insists […]

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PM shares concerns with Sanjrani over barring Fawad Chaudhry from Senate

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed his concerns over an entry ban on Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry from Senate sessions, during a telephonic conversation with Upper House Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani. According to details, PM Khan urged Senate chairman to resolve the matter with mutual understanding. On which, Sanjrani told the premier that he […]

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Era of progress begins in Balochistan, says Lt Gen Asim Bajwa

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

F.P. Report CHAMAN: Commander Southern Command, Lieutenant General Asim Saleem Bajwa on Friday inaugurated Pakistan’s first ever Astro Turf cricket stadium in Chaman, Balochistan. Lt Gen Bajwa inaugurated the stadium by playing a shot, before handing it over to the cricket association. Addressing the inaugural ceremony, the commander southern command said that the time of […]

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5 factories sealed in Punjab for using textile dyes in ketchup

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority has sealed a number of factories across the province for gross violations of hygiene and safety in preparation of food ingredients. Out of 39 production units checked, five factories were sealed, seven were fined and 26 warned for manufacturing substandard ketchup, mayonnaise and other sauces, the Punjab Food […]

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Afghanistan

AIHRC accused of monopoly, ethnic bias

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Participants of a meeting in Kabul accused the Afghanistan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC) leadership of ‘monopoly and ethnic prejudice’ and claimed 70 percent of shortlisted eligible candidates for the rights body’s membership hailed from a single tribe. They demanded the committee, tasked with selecting eligible candidates for membership of the AIHRC, […]

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Afghanistan has no secret deal with India: Minister

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Describing India as a long-term partner of Afghanistan, Finance Minister Mohammad Humayon Qayoumi, has said that his country has no secret deal with New Delhi. “Afghanistan has no secret deals with India,” he said at the School of Advanced international Studies of John Hopkins University. The relationship between the two countries is […]

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Tadin Khan vows to follow in his brother’s footsteps

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR: The police chief for southern Kandahar province, Tadin Khan, has pledged to follow into the footsteps of his slain brother and predecessor. Maj. Gen. Tadin Khan was appointed as the police chief of Kandahar after the killing of Gen. Abdul Raziq. During an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News, Tadin Khan assured […]

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‘Taliban kill over 35 security forces’

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk FARAH CITY: At least 30 security forces have been killed during Taliban militants’ attack on battalion in western Farah province of Afghanistan, public representatives said on Thursday. Sha Mahmood Naemi, the deputy provincial council head, told Pajhwok Afghan News the militants launched a coordinated attack on a joint Afghan National Army (ANA) and […]

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Police intervene as Kabul University students fight over Ghazni unrest

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok): A verbal dispute between students of Kabul University led to physical fight in the university’s hostile Thursday noon. Fawad Ahmad, a student of third year of journalism faculty, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the clash took place after an argument over militants’ attacks in Malistan and Jaghori districts of southern Ghazni province turned […]

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Politicians warn govt against delaying elections

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

KABUL (TOLONews): In response to reports that Washington was pushing Afghanistan to postpone presidential elections next year, officials from some of Afghanistan’s influential political parties on Thursday reiterated calls for elections to be held on time. Among those opposed to the idea was Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the leader of Hizb-e-Islami, who said the elections need to […]

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Business

BMP nominates Alauddin as FPCCI presidential candidate

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Businessmen Panel (BMP) for FPCCI on Thursday nominated former Caretaker Chief Minister Balochistan Alauddin Marri as Presidential Candidate for the upcoming polls of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) which will be held on December 28th at Karachi. This announcement was made by Chairman BMP, Mian Anjum […]

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Success of Olivia Intense and Brand activity in Dolman Mall Clifton

By The Frontier Post | November 16, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Olivia Cosmetics is Pakistan’s frontline cosmetics company and ruling the hearts and minds of public since past 35 years. Every product of Olivia, whether it is for face or hair, has received overwhelming response from public. The response received by Olivia Intense Premium Hair Color is a clear proof in this regard. […]

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UK inflation remains steady in October

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

LONDON (BBC): The price of milk has fallen, as has that of other dairy items The UK inflation rate remained steady at 2.4% in October, confounding analyst expectations of a rise to 2.5%. The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) figure included falls in food and clothing costs, but rising utility bills and petrol prices, said the […]

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Central banks should consider issuing digital money: Lagarde

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

SINGAPORE (BBC): International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde said central banks around the world should consider issuing digital currency. Speaking in Singapore, Ms Lagarde said this could make digital currency transactions safer. Non-cash payments have increased over the years, raising challenges for governments and central banks. Regulators have voiced concerns with digital currencies and called […]

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Siemens rail deal on track for 2019: Alstom

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

PARIS (Reuters): France’s Alstom (ALSO.PA) voiced confidence it would finalize a merger with Siemens’ railway business by the middle of next year despite an investigation by European authorities as it reported a big rise in first half profit. Germany’s Siemens (SIEGn.DE) and Alstom, the maker of the TGV high speed train, agreed last year to […]

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Asian stocks plunge on trade fears

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

TOKYO (CNBC): Stocks in Asia were mostly lower on Wednesday as oil prices slipped further into negative territory. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index was lower by 0.74 percent in late-afternoon trade. The mainland China markets, which have been closely watched by investors because of the ongoing U.S.-China trade war, saw losses with the Shanghai composite […]

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Sports

Federer stops Thiem to stay alive in ATP Finals

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Roger Federer staved off elimination from the ATP Finals as the six-time champion eased to a 6-2, 6-3 win over Dominic Thiem on Tuesday. After losing his opening match at London’s O2 Arena against Kei Nishikori, Federer would have crashed out if he had been beaten by Thiem. Only once before has Federer […]

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Pakistan beat Ireland by 38 runs in ICC Women’s World T20

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk GUYANA:  Pakistan defeated Ireland by 38 in ICC Women’s World T20 2018 at the Guyana National Stadium on Tuesday. Pakistani batsman Javeria Khan played an unbeaten 74 off 52 balls, the highest individual score by a Pakistani woman in Twenty20 Internationals. Ireland won the toss and put Pakistan in, Lucy O Reilly, the […]

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Sri Lankan bowler charged for T10 league fixing offer

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

DUBAI (Agencies): Former Sri Lankan fast bowler Dilhara Lokuhettige has been charged and suspended for corruption during the first edition of the T10 league held last year, the International Cricket Council said Tuesday. The 38-year-old has been charged with three counts of breaching the Emirates Cricket Board”s anti-corruption code. The league, with six teams playing […]

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Karachi release Shahid Afridi as PSL4 retained players list announced

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Karachi Kings have released veteran all-rounder Shahid Khan Afridi as all six Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchises announced the list of retained players for the season four on Tuesday. The legendary all-rounder — who was also the president of the Karachi Kings — was released by the franchise and will be available […]

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Fakhar achieves career-best ranking in ODIs

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan opener Fakhar Zaman’s scores of one, 88 and 65 against New Zealand in UAE have lifted him six places to 11th – his career-high position according to the latest ICC Men’s Player Rankings for ODI Batsmen, which were released on Tuesday. The series ended at one-all after the decider in Dubai […]

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Ex-England and Chelsea midfielder Joe Cole retires

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Former England midfielder Joe Cole announced his retirement on Tuesday after making more than 700 appearances for seven clubs including West Ham and Chelsea. Cole, who turned 37 last week, said his career had been “a dream come true” and he now hopes to move into coaching. His final club was Tampa Bay […]

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Fashion & Movies

Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh leave for Italy

By The Frontier Post | November 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood actors Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh have left for Italy where they will solemnise their six-year-long relationship. The couple was spotted at the Mumbai airport early Saturday morning. Although the two actors have not mentioned the venue of their wedding, it is widely speculated that they will be exchanging vows in […]

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‘Thugs Of Hindostan’ manages a big whooping Rs. 29 crores

By The Frontier Post | November 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Thugs Of Hindostan is one of the biggest budget films with an impressive cast ensemble starring Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Katrina Kaif and Fatima Sana Shaikh. The film is set in 1795, when Hindustan was divided into rebels and the East India Company. The film may not have got great reviews but […]

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King Khan’s Zero in trouble over objectionable poster

By The Frontier Post | November 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood films have time and again faced backlash for hurting religious sentiments, even if unintentionally. Coming under the radar this time is Shah Rukh Khan’s Zero, against which a petition has been filed in the Bombay High Court. Majinder S Sirsa, a member of the Legislative Assembly, Delhi and the National spokesperson […]

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Madhuri Dixit to be seen in Netflix film

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: So here’s your big news of the day. One of the most loved and iconic actors of Indian cinema, Madhuri Dixit is all set join hands with streaming giant Netflix. However, she won’t be seen on screen. Madhuri is producing a Marathi film called 15th August. The announcement was made just a […]

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Ranveer Singh to feature on Bigg Boss 12 finale

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Salman Khan’s popular reality TV show Bigg Boss 12 is close to it’s climax, which is scheduled for December 30. A report in a leading daily now claims that Ranveer Singh has confirmed his presence as a guest during the show’s grand finale week. A source close to the project stated, “Ranveer […]

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Sonali Bendre celebrates Diwali with family in New York

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Sonali Bendre has truly been an inspiration to us in many ways. Even though she is currently battling a life threatening disease like cancer, she is going about it with a broad smile on her face. So it comes as no surprise that she managed to ring in Diwali despite all odds […]

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Science & Technology

LG to unveil foldable smartphone next year

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: Samsung on Wednesday confirmed that it’d sell foldable and 5G phones next year. After that, a video from Asia showed us a hands-on demo of a foldable smartphone from an obscure Chinese company that may have just stolen the “world’s first” title from Samsung and Huawei. The same leaker who posted the […]

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Russia to send astronauts back to space station

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2018

MOSCOW (TASS): The first manned mission to the International Space Station since a Russian rocket failed to launch earlier this month may take off on Dec. 3, space agency Roscosmos said on Wednesday. A Russian cosmonaut and U.S. astronaut were forced to abort their mission on Oct. 11 and perform an emergency landing after a […]

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NASA spacecraft set a new record for coming closest to Sun

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

TAMPA (AFP): NASA´s Parker Solar Probe, which launched earlier this year, has set a new record for becoming the closest human-made object to the Sun, the US space agency announced Monday. “The spacecraft passed the current record of 26.55 million miles (42.73 million kilometers) from the Sun´s surface on Oct. 29, 2018, at about 1:04 […]

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Apple expected to unveil iPads with facial recognition

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters): Apple Inc (AAPL.O) on Tuesday is expected to unveil updates to its Mac computers and iPads that include facial recognition features that have been available in the iPhone lineup at an event in Brooklyn. Analysts expect a new versions of Apple’s iPad Pro, its higher-end tablet computer that competes with the Microsoft […]

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China launches world’s first gene bank into space

By The Frontier Post | October 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: A Shanghai-based company has successfully launched the world’s first gene bank, DSB-01, to space on-board Long March 4 series rocket at the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in China’s Shanxi Province on Thursday. The gene bank containing the genes of eight Chinese individuals who come from different walks of life is expected to create […]

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OnePlus, backed by Qualcomm and T-Mobile, launches smartphone in US

By The Frontier Post | October 30, 2018

HONG KONG (Reuters): A five-year old Chinese smartphone company whose high-end products are little known outside a tech-savvy niche is entering the US market on Monday with the backing of two key local allies: chipmaking giant Qualcomm (QCOM.O) and mobile operator T-Mobile. The foray by Shenzhen-based OnePlus comes after US mobile carriers AT&T and Verizon […]

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Health

Eye scan could identify Alzheimers disease in seconds

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2018

ISLAMABAD (Agencies): Two new studies now suggest that a noninvasive eye scan could soon be used to catch Alzheimer’s disease early. The world s population is aging rapidly and the prevalence of Alzheimer is on the rise. For this reason the need for efficient dementia screening methods that can be applied to millions of people […]

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Polio campaign to start from 12th in Swat

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2018

Shafi Ullah MINGORA: The district administration has completed arrangements to launch a four-day anti-polio drive for vaccinating around 485,591 children upto five years of age from Nov 12 to 15 across the district. Presiding over a meeting to review arrangements in this regard, Deputy Commissioner Saqib Raza Aslmam said the arrangements had been finalized for […]

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Two new polio cases surface in Bajaur district

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2018

F.P. Report KHAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Department on Thursday has confirmed that two new cases of polio have surfaced in the Bajaur district. According to official of Health Department, a five-year-old girl from Kut Kot fell victim to the virus while a seven-year-old boy has also been diagnosed with polio. The officials said both the […]

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People using E-Cigarettes to vape their vitamins

By The Frontier Post | November 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Forget smoking nicotine, cannabis, and even Viagra. The latest fad is to vape vitamins. That’s right – the tobacco industry is now rebranding itself with a new, “healthy” image to appeal to a wellness-orientated generation. When e-cigs first hit the market, they were sold as a healthy alternative to traditional cigarettes with […]

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New Zika cases reported in Florida

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

ORLANDO (FOX 35 WOFL): More Zika cases have been confirmed in Florida. State officials report that there have been three more cases statewide, bringing the total to nearly 90 this year. There are 11 cases in Orange County and three in Osceola. In most cases, officials say the infection was brought to Florida from out […]

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Three fresh polio cases reported in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Three new polio cases were detected in southern and eastern Afghanistan, the health ministry announced on Tuesday. According to a press release issued by the public health ministry, the first fresh polio case was confirmed in a five-month girl in Paroon district, capital of Nuristan province. The second case was confirmed in […]

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Travel

Emirates to initiate world’s first ‘biometric path’ for passengers

By The Frontier Post | October 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: Emirates passengers can soon check in for their flight, complete immigration formalities, enter the Emirates Lounge, and board their flights, simply by strolling through the airport. Emirates is gearing up to launch the world’s first “biometric path” which will offer its customers a seamless airport journey at Dubai International airport. Utilizing the […]

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Indonesian plane carrying 188 passengers crashes into sea: officials

By The Frontier Post | October 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk JAKARTA: Indonesian rescue official confirmed that an Indonesian Lion Air passenger plane on Monday crashed into a sea few minutes after taking off from the capital Jakartan. According to Indonesia’s transport ministry, there were around 188 people on board, including crew. There is no official comment about the casualties so far. Official added […]

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Another 185,000 passenger’s details of British Airways affected by cyber attack

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

LONDON: British Airways passengers hit by the hack earlier this year were forced to cancel their credit cards after their information was compromised. In September, 380,000 payments were targetted, with thousands of customers urged to contact their banks. This has since been changed with just 64 per cent (244,000) of those payments affected. BA owner […]

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Emirates Airline to launch new global ad campaign

By The Frontier Post | October 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: The new campaign launches on November 1 with an film that showcases the airline’s award-winning inflight entertainment system ice. Directed by Michael Gracey whose previous work includes the hit musical The Greatest Showman, the advert takes viewers on a fantastical journey as a cabin crew member morphs into a dancer – transitioning […]

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Icelandair plane makes emergency landing after window shatters

By The Frontier Post | October 25, 2018

CANADA: A plane was forced to make a dramatic descent and emergency landing when a cockpit window “shattered” mid-flight. Icelandair has called the damage a “crack” but shocking photos show the extent of the smashed window that appeared. The incident occurred as the Boeing 757 aircraft was flying from Orlando, Florida, to Keflavik, Iceland. The plane then diverted over […]

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Ritz-Carlton launches first luxury cruise ship

By The Frontier Post | October 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk BARCELONA: A piece of maritime history was made last week when more than 26,000 tons of steel slid down the slipway of a Spanish shipyard – marking hotel giant Ritz-Carlton’s entry into the world of cruising. The launch marked the first of up to eight luxury “mega-yachts” for The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection. With […]

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Articles

Defaulting on borrowed credibility: Fraudulent crowdfunding

By The Frontier Post | October 30, 2018

Ibrahim Altay In the rapid pace of everyday news fueled by the haste of modern day-to-day lives, it is hard to keep track of the recent. Relevance is an ever shrinking supply nowadays showcased by the term of “15 minutes of fame.” The shorter attention spans of society and the media can be considered an […]

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Warning to Oman: Don’t ruin your future by forgetting history

By The Frontier Post | October 29, 2018

Mohammad Ghaderi After Benjamin Netanyahu’s trip to Muscat which was aimed at causing conflict between Islamic countries and white-washing Palestinians’ genocide in Gaza Strip, Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi attended Manama Dialogue security summit in Bahrain and made a speech. Bin Alawi’s speech, made under obvious pressure from U.S. to change the atmosphere in […]

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Demilitarized zone in Idlib: The road to the quartet summit

By The Frontier Post | October 28, 2018

Kamran Gasanov The possibility of military intervention by Bashar Assad’s forces in Idlib in early September increased the pressure on all foreign players involved in the Syrian conflict; however, it also enabled progress, which has brought the European Union, Turkey and Russia closer. The deal between President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin […]

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Why Erdogan told the ‘half-naked’ truth

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

Hilal Kaplan To sin by silence when we should protest makes cowards out of men” Ella Wheeler Wilcox. The Saudi government was forced to drop the pretense and accept the fact that Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside their consulate in Istanbul thanks to Turkey’s “drip strategy” and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s unwavering […]

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Killer politicians: Curtain of deniability lifting

By The Frontier Post | October 26, 2018

Jeffrey D Sachs “Will no one rid me of this meddlesome priest?” asked Henry II as he instigated the murder of the Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Becket, in 1170. Down through the ages, presidents and princes around the world have been murderers and accessories to murder, as the great Harvard sociologist Pitirim Sorokin and Walter […]

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The 2 million city: Is 21st century Peshawar getting out of control

By The Frontier Post | October 25, 2018

Zafar Khan Safdar My city Peshawar is the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), a road and rail centre near the famed Khyber Pass, an important military and communications centre, the historical limit of the Grand Trunk Road of Indo-Pak, and the major depot for trade with Afghanistan. It is famous for local handicrafts, fruit farms, […]

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Editorial

Tackling trade deficit

By The Frontier Post | October 30, 2018

The tenure of previous government from 2013 to 2018 witnessed a skyrocketing current account deficit which increased from $2.5 billion in FY13 to $18.9 billion in FY 18. The highest in the world prices of gas and electricity, slamming the doors of introduction of fourth or fifth generation technologies in the industrial sector, not facilitating […]

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Farfetched logic

By The Frontier Post | October 29, 2018

While addressing a press conference, former President Asif Ali Zardari has attempted to link the arrest of his close friends in connection with fake bank accounts investigation with the imaginary bogey of undoing the 18th Amendment. The more investigation proceeds forward the louder the leaders of PPP and ANP harp on the conspiracy theory about […]

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Power sector revenues

By The Frontier Post | October 28, 2018

The government has set a target of Rs.140 billion for power distribution companies which will recover it through reduction in line losses and increase in collection of electricity bills in order to offset the impact of industrial support package.  For the power division current line losses and improvement in the recovery of electricity bills a […]

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Pakistan’s bashing

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

Pakistan’s bashing has become the corner stone of the US South Asia Policy, blaming incidents of terrorisms in Afghanistan on Islamabad. In its desperate reaction to Kandahar attack both the United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani made allegations against Pakistan regarding this attack in which Governor of this province […]

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Rescue and bailout

By The Frontier Post | October 26, 2018

As a part of prudent economic management, the present government is pursuing twin options of getting economic assistance from friendly countries and to avail bailout package from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). During the Prime Minister visit, Saudi Arabia agreed to offer $ 6 billion rescue package. The spokesperson of finance ministry Noor Ahmad told […]

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China’s CPEC worries

By The Frontier Post | October 25, 2018

Worried over the anti-CPEC campaign in Pakistan, China says the all-important connectivity project is not to be blamed for the ongoing economic crisis in Islamabad. “Loans repayment for China-Pakistan Economic corridor will start in the financial year 2023-24 when its economic growth rate will be higher than the present one.”Professor Hongoi Sun told a conference […]

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Letters to Editor

Child laboring in Malakand

By The Frontier Post | April 28, 2018

Present government in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa claims for every child in school as revealed in it drive for new enrollment in government sector’s schools. In Malakand the situation is sever in respect of child laboring. Every day in working places, hotels, break’s kilns, shops, filling stations and about all the laboring spots, each and every body […]

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Pakistan Post

By The Frontier Post | April 25, 2018

  Pakistan Post was once a pride Government Department for the nation. I have seen twice a day delivery by “Khaki” uniformed postmen. A postcard, probably abandoned today, just in 05 Paisa reached from Kemrai-Karachi to a village on the Torkham Border. A letter reached in “daair Anna” (there were 16 Annas in one Rupee). […]

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President House an overrated budget

By The Frontier Post | April 22, 2018

According to the allocated budget for the office of the President for the year 2016-17, the annual expenditures of the President House were to the tune of Rs801 m. Under the head of emp­l­oyees-related expenses, a sum of Rs567m has been earmarked. Of it, Rs105m has been earmarked for salary of staff, Rs82 million for […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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