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PM Imran’s Qatar visit to further expand bilateral relations: FM Qureshi

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Monday said Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit to Qatar would further expand relations between Pakistan and Qatar. “There’s an enormous potential in amplifying Pak-Qatar relations,” Mehmood Qureshi said while talking to media before leaving for a two-day visit to Qatar along PM Imran Khan. He said […]

13 dead in truck-bus collision in Hub

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2019

F.P. Report HUB: At least 13 people lost their loves when a bus had a head-on collision with truck in Balochistan’s Hub city on Monday. According to details, the accident occurred near Bella cross where the bus caught fire soon after smashing into the truck. At least 16 people sustained severe wounds among whom four […]

Pak Naval Chief visits Bahrain

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2019

F.P. Report MANAMA: Chief of Pakistan Navy Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi paid an official visit to Bahrain on Monday, the spokesperson of Pak Navy reported. The Pakistan Naval Chief was received by the head of the Royal Bahrain Naval Force at their headquarters. The homage was also presented in a traditional way to Admiral Abbasi. […]

PM Imran to leave for Qatar today

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will reach Qatar on a two-day visit today (Monday). PM Imran Khan is visiting the country on the invitation of Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hammad Al Thani. During his visit, PM Imran will meet the Emir of Qatar and his Qatari counterpart, Abdullah bin Nasser bin […]

Lawyers, traders protest continues in different cities against Sahiwal killings

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2019

F.P. Report SAHIWAL: Traders and lawyers of Punjab has staged protests and observed strikes in different cities across Punjab on Monday against the killings of three members of the same family in a Sahiwal police encounter. According to local media reports, District bar associations in Bahawalpur, Bahawalnagar, Muzaffargarh, Vehari, Khanewal and Dera Ghazi Khan are […]

Rental power projects scam: Court to indict Raja Pervez Ashraf, others on Feb 8

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Accountability court will indict PPP senior leader and former prime minister Raja Pervez Ashraf and other accused persons on February 8 in the rental power projects (RPPs) case. According to details, Judge Arshad Malik presided over the hearing of the case and subsequently ordered all accused persons to appear before the court […]

Global

US calls on Russia to destroy new missile system

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2019

GENEVA (Reuters): The United States called on Russia on Monday to destroy a new cruise missile system which it said was a “direct and continuing violation” of the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, and accused Moscow of destabilising global security. Robert Wood, US disarmament ambassador, said the system was capable of carrying both conventional and […]

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Taliban attack kills more than 100 security personnel in central Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2019

KABUL (Reuters): The Taliban killed more than 100 members of the Afghan security forces inside a military compound in central Maidan Wardak province on Monday, a senior defense official said. “We have information that 126 people have been killed in the explosion inside the military training center, eight special commandoes are among the dead,” said […]

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Palestine resistance groups slam Israel strike in Syria

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2019

GAZA CITY (AFP): Hamas and the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP) have both condemned an Israeli air attack carried out Sunday night inside Syrian territory. “We condemn this Israeli aggression, which only serves to reconfirm that the Zionist entity is the main enemy of the Ummah [i.e., the Muslim people],” Hamas spokesman […]

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Taliban confirm second round of talks with US in Doha

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2019

KABUL/PESHAWAR, (Reuters): The Afghan Taliban and US representatives began formal talks in the Persian Gulf state of Qatar on Monday after the two sides agreed on a two-point agenda, the militia said in a statement emailed to the media. “The two-point agenda says a.) US-led foreign forces would end the “occupation” of Afghanistan, and b.) […]

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India’s BJP dismisses opposition election alliance

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2019

NEW DELHI (AFP): India’s ruling party on Monday dismissed the opposition’s chances at upcoming elections after hundreds of thousands of people attended a weekend rally bringing together 23 disparate parties opposed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Massive job losses and farm distress have damaged the aura of invincibility Modi and his ruling Bharatiya Janata Party […]

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America gets baked: You’ll never guess the biggest stoners

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2019

Simon Constable NEW YORK: Drug use in the U.S. is on the rise and marijuana remains the indulgence of choice by a wide margin, according to a recent report from testing firm Quest Diagnostics. Marijuana also goes by the name weed, pot, ganja, and cannabis. “[…] drug test positivity in the majority of industry sectors […]

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Pakistan

Top court releases three life-sentenced prisoners after eight years

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP) has released three life-sentenced prisoners after eight years, on Tuesday. According to reports, Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa headed a three-member bench of the apex court and heard the case pertaining to a murder in Dera Ghazi Khan. During the hearing, CJP Khosa remarked that if […]

Digitalization of country need of hour: IT minister

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui Monday said that IT sector would bring a change in the country in future, so it is need of the hour time to digitalize the country. Talking to the media persons during his visit to the Virtual University (VU) here, he […]

Pakistan kicks off three-day polio campaign

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: A countrywide polio immunization campaign commenced on Monday during which about 39 million children under the age of five will be administered anti polio drops. As many as 260,000 polio workers are participating in the drive which will go door to door to administer anti polio drops to the children. PM’s Focal […]

Tribal people would be consulted in decision making process: Farman

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Corp Commander Peshawar Lt. Gen Shaheen Mazhar Mahmood Monday called on Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shah Farman here at Governor House. The two sides discussed peace and law and order situation the merged districts and development projects there. Furthernore Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Shah Farman Monday said that tribal people would be consulted in […]

One kills two hurt in road mishap

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2019

Ahmad Nabi LANDI KOTAL: One volunteer of pro-government organization, Tawheed-ul-Islam (TI) was killed and two other sustained injuries when their vehicle plunged into a deep ravine here at Zayarai area of Landi Kotal, sub-division on Monday. The administration sources told that the three supporters of TI,on boarded in non custom paid car were on its […]

5 new skiing resorts to be set up in KP: Atif says

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Tourism Atif Khan Monday said that five new skiing resorts would be established with support of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) in the province. Talking to PAF Air Officer Commanding Northern Air Command Air Vice Marshal Sarfraz Khan regarding Malamjabba Skiing Festival, he said PAF has vast experience in […]

Afghanistan

114 districts get food banks

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) on Sunday said more than 4,000 food banks have been set up in 114 districts across the country with people’s support. A statement from the ministry to Pajhwok Afghan News said these food banks distributed more than 1,400 metric tons of food to 12,705 […]

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Polio vaccination drive kicks off in Herat province

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2019

Monitoring Desk HERAT CITY: The three days polio vaccination campaign in which 250,000 children in Herat City, the capital of western Herat province of Afghanistan, and Shindand district would be vaccinated began on Monday, officials said. Monasa Hasanzada, deputy head of the Work and Social Affairs Department, on the launch of the vaccination drive asked […]

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No compromise on Afghan forces’ sacrifices: Ghani

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani has said National Security Advisor (NSA) Hamdullah Mohib would lead the Ministry of Interior until a new minister is appointed in order to continue the management of former acting minister Amrullah Saleh. President Ghani visited the Ministry of Interior (MoI) and met with its leadership on Sunday evening, a statement from […]

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Herat traffic accident leaves seven dead

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2019

KABUL (Afghanistan Time): At least seven people were killed when a small vehicle collided with a truck in western Herat province, official said, in the first major traffic accident in 2019. Last year (2018), was also deadly for passengers as many people were killed and wounded while traveling across the country. Provincial governor spokesman, Jilani […]

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AKDN diplomatic representative calls on Deputy Foreign Minister

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2019

KABUL (Afghanistan Time): The Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Idrees Zaman on Monday met with the Diplomatic Representative of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) Ms. Nurjehan Mawani, where she briefed Zaman on AKDN’s areas of engagement and exchange views on new role’s the mission could play in Afghanistan. At the outset, the Deputy […]

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Local Firm Invests $50 Million In Iron Industry

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2019

KABUL (TOLONews): A local firm has invested over $50 million dollars in the iron melting industry in Kabul and has created job opportunities for dozens of people. Officials of the firm said they have started their activities and the factory has the capacity to produce up to 700 tons of iron products in 24 hours. […]

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Business

65% of UAE workers expect a salary increase in 2019, says new survey

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2019

DUBAI (Agencies): The majority of employees in the country are now expecting a bump in their monthly incomes this year, following a year of no wage adjustments in 2018. That’s according to the results of the latest survey among more than 1,200 residents in UAE. Among those polled, 65 per cent confirmed they did not […]

JPMorgan sees Gulf bond sales slipping as rates, volatility rise

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2019

DUBAI (Agencies): JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the biggest arrangers of Gulf bond deals, expects sales to slip in 2019 from last year’s $78 billion, as issuers turn cautious amid rising interest rates and market volatility. In the past, when there has been uncertainty either “in rates or in spreads, regional issuers tended to […]

Boeing 747 jumbo jet to open in Bahrain

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2019

DUBAI (Gulf News): The kingdom of Bahrain will be opening an eco-friendly underwater theme park that will be the largest in the world. Spanning an area of more than 100,000 square meters, the eco-friendly destination will be the final resting place for a 70-meter decommissioned Boeing 747 aircraft, the largest plane ever to be submerged. […]

Toyota, Panasonic to set up EV battery JV in 2020

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2019

TOKYO (Reuters): Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) and Panasonic Corp (6752.T) are set to launch a joint venture next year to produce batteries for electric vehicles (EV) in an effort to compete with Chinese rivals, a source familiar with the matter said. The joint venture, to be owned 51 percent by Toyota and the rest by […]

Emerging market stocks dip

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2019

BEIJING (Reuters): Emerging market stocks slid off a more than six-week peak on Thursday amid cautious risk sentiment among investors, while developing world currencies weakened against a resolute dollar, losing all ground gained over the past two days. Emerging market equities from China and Hong Kong to South Africa dipped, while South Africa’s rand softened […]

Qatar Airways presents theatrical campaign inspired by the dazzling world of Hollywood

By The Frontier Post | January 19, 2019

Imogen Watson Qatar Airways presents ‘A World Like Never Before,’ a campaign inspired by the dazzling world of Hollywood. Reminiscent of La La Land, the theatrical film opens with the parting of stage clouds, to unveil a four-piece family sat onboard Qatar Airways in the Q Suite. The walls of their Q Suite compartment pull […]

Sports

Japan’s Tomiyasu sends Saudis spinning out of Asian Cup

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2019

DUBAI (Agencies): Takehiro Tomiyasu’s lone strike sent Saudi Arabia crashing out of the Asian Cup as Japan beat the three-time champions 1-0 to reach the quarter-finals on Monday. Tomiyasu’s first-half header was enough to seal it for Japan as the last-16 game between two teams with seven titles between them failed to live up to […]

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Nadal blows away Berdych

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2019

MELBOURNE (Agencies): Rafa Nadal routed Tomas Berdych 6-0 6-1 7-6(4) in a centre court masterclass to charge into the quarter-finals of the Australian Open on Sunday. The 2009 champion was relentless at Rod Laver Arena, claiming the first two sets in an astonishing 51 minutes as the former world number four Czech suffered a dreadful […]

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Noel wins Wengen World Cup slalom

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2019

Wengen (Agencies): French tyro Clement Noel won his first ever World Cup race on Sunday clinching the men’s slalom on the iconic Wengen slopes by setting the fastest morning chrono and holding off the opposition with a steady second run. The 21-year-old is the first Frenchman to win a World Cup slalom since Alexis Pinturault […]

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Kvitova hammers Anisimova

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2019

MELBOURNE (Agencies): Twice Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova steamrolled American teenager Amanda Anisimova 6-2 6-1 to sail into the quarter-finals of the Australian Open after a year in the Grand Slam wilderness. The eighth-seed dominated Anisimova’s serve in the early match at Rod Laver Arena and smacked 18 winners to end the 17-year-old’s fairytale run at […]

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Air Chief congratulates Pakistan team

By The Frontier Post | January 20, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Junior Squash team won the final match of 19th Asian Junior Squash Championship played at Pataya, Thailand. Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force, who is also President of Pakistan Squash Federation congratulated the team on bringing laurels to home. He admired the great […]

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Federer knocked out by Greek wunderkind Tsitsipas

By The Frontier Post | January 20, 2019

MELBOURNE (Agencies): Roger Federer’s bid for a hat-trick of Australian Open titles was crushed on Sunday as Greek wunderkind Stefanos Tsitsipas rose up to floor the Swiss master and become his nation’s first Grand Slam quarter-finalist. In a match pitting the oldest and youngest players left in the men’s draw, the 20-year-old Tsitsipas overhauled Federer […]

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Fashion & Movies

Veteran director Rajkumar Hirani accused of sexual harassment

By The Frontier Post | January 14, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Ranbir Kapoor starrer Sanju turned out to be one of the best films of 2018. Helmed by Rajkumar Hirani, the film was appreciated by one and all. A few months later now, the director of the film is making headlines, but this time for all the wrong reasons. According to the latest […]

Varun Dhawan and Sara Ali Khan likely to be seen together in Coolie No.1 remake

By The Frontier Post | January 14, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Varun Dhawan has earned the reputation of being one of the most bankable stars in the industry. The actor has an impressive box-office record right from his debut film and is yet to experience a box-office failure during his 7 year career in Bollywood. Sara Ali Khan on the other hand has […]

Game of Thrones final season to be released on April 14

By The Frontier Post | January 14, 2019

Monitoring Desk LONDON: The long and agonising wait for Game of Thrones fans is over – almost. The epic HBO drama has finally released the premiere date for its eighth and final season which is debuting this April. Save the date, because winter is coming… on April 14. The network also released a heart-stopping teaser […]

Katrina Kaif and Mahesh Babu likely to be seen together in upcoming Telugu movie

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Telugu director Sukumar is planning his next with Katrina Kaif and Mahesh Babu. According to the latest reports, Sukumar is in talks with Katrina for her to play the lead in his untitled next. Even though no official announcement has been made about the film but we hear Mahesh Babu has already […]

Madhur Bhandarkar to direct a film based on mafia of UP

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Madhur Bhandarkar’s last release was two years back. Indu Sarkar, his last film did not quite create the impact that it was meant to, however, now the director is all set to start a fresh project. Madhur is known for his hard-hitting films like Corporate, Page 3, Fashion and more and now […]

Alia is a ‘Gundi’ says Mahesh Bhatt after watching Gully Boy trailer

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Earlier this week, makers of Gully Boy released film’s official trailer. The film stars Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt. The duo have done various films together and share insane chemistry and we’re sure they are going to blow us with their performance. While Ranveer already shared Deepika’s reaction to the trailer, it’s […]

Science & Technology

WhatsApp to redesign its section for sending audio files

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2019

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: WhatsApp for Android is redesigning its section meant for sending audio files. The new redesigned audio files section is said to have the ability to add as many as 30 audio files at once, media reported. Presently, WhatsApp allows users to send only one audio file at a time. The new […]

Apple cuts current-quarter production plan for new iPhones by 10%

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2019

NEW YORK (Reuters): Apple Inc (AAPL.O), which slashed its quarterly sales forecast last week, has reduced planned production for its three new iPhone models by about 10 percent for the January-March quarter, the Nikkei Asian Review reported on Wednesday. That rare forecast cut exposed weakening iPhone demand in China, the world’s biggest smartphone market, where […]

Abu Dhabi launches first fully electric bus in Middle East

By The Frontier Post | January 9, 2019

ABU DHABI (Khaleejtimes): Masdar has officially launched the first fully electric passenger bus in the region in partnership with the Department of Transport in Abu Dhabi (DoT), Hafilat Industry LLC, and Siemens. The vehicle will serve a six-stop route between Marina Mall, Abu Dhabi Central Bus Station and Masdar City. The Eco-Bus will be seamlessly […]

Hyundai shows off ‘walking car’ at CES

By The Frontier Post | January 9, 2019

LONDON (BBC News): Hyundai has shown off a small model of a car it says can activate robotic legs to walk at 3mph (5km/h) over rough terrain. Also able to climb a 5ft (1.5m) wall and jump a 5ft gap, the Hyundai Elevate could be useful for emergency rescues following natural disasters, it said. It […]

Kia Motors previews post-autonomous driving era at CES 2019

By The Frontier Post | January 8, 2019

Monitoring Desk LAS VEGAS: Kia Motors is previewing a range of new technologies developed for the post-autonomous driving era at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2019, to be held in Las Vegas from January 8 to 11. Building on the the brand’s ‘Beyond Autonomous Driving’ vision for connected vehicles presented at CES 2018, Kia is […]

China begins first surface exploration of moon’s far side

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2019

BEIJING (AP): A Chinese space rover explored the lunar terrain on Friday in the world’s first mission on the surface of the far side of the moon. Jade Rabbit 2 drove off a ramp the previous night and onto the soft, snow-like surface after a Chinese spacecraft made the first-ever soft landing on the moon’s […]

Health

New cholesterol guidelines put ethnicity in the spotlight

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2019

NEW YORK: As in most things, family matters. Specifically, your family’s ethnicity could make a difference, at least when it comes to cholesterol and your risk of having a heart attack or stroke. In a recent update of cholesterol guidelines, a national panel of scientists and health experts stressed a more personalized approach to risk […]

New study reveals chocolate is better than cough syrup for curing your cough

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2019

Monitoring Desk LONDON: When we have a hacking cough, lots of us will reach for the cough syrup to soothe symptoms. But it turns out you might be better of indulging in a bar of Dairy Milk, as a doctor has said chocolate is better for cough and respiratory problems than standard medicine. According to […]

Another Polio case reported from Bajaur

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Another Polio case reported from district Bajaur as the number of polio cases rise to six from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa . National Emergency Operations Center (NEOC) Islamabad notified a polio case from Bajaur District of Tribal Districts. National institute of Health has isolated wild polio virus from stool sample of 30 months child […]

People advised to adopt steps to prevent diseases in cold

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2019

F.P. Report ASTORE: Health experts and doctors have urged people to adopt proactive measures to prevent any mishap or disease these days when cold intensified by each passing day. Talking to media, Dr Bashir Ahmed said since cold wave has gripped the area, so people of Astore were at high risk of diseases like pheumonia, […]

Neighbours suspends import of South African meat due to outbreak of foot and mouth disease

By The Frontier Post | January 11, 2019

HARARE (Reuters): Botswana and the Kingdom of eSwatini, formerly Swaziland, have suspended meat imports from South Africa while Zimbabwe is in the process of setting up a ban due to the outbreak of the highly contagious foot and mouth disease. The disease, which causes lesions and lameness in cattle and sheep, was detected in a […]

Researchers develop ‘smart’ wound healing technique

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2019

Monitoring Desk LONDON: New research, published in the journal Advanced Materials, paves the way for “a new generation of materials that actively work with tissues to drive (wound) healing.” As more and more surgical procedures are performed in the United States, the number of surgical site infections is also on the rise. Chronic wounds that […]

Travel

Tourists hunker down as Storm Pabuk lashes Thailand

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2019

NAKHON SI THAMMARAT (AFP): Tourists marooned on Thai islands hunkered down Friday as Tropical Storm Pabuk struck the kingdom, forcing airports and ferries to close and bringing power blackouts, heavy rains and massive sea swells. Boats were recalled to shore across the Gulf of Thailand, while three key southern airports were shut until Saturday, leaving […]

Galle Face Green Colombo

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2019

Galle Face Green is a stretch of 1,600 feet of blissful greenery and peace. Occupying over twelve acres of land, this urban park was originally built much bigger than it is today. It is still used for golfing, but back in the day, it was used as cricket, rugby, football, polo, and tennis grounds as […]

Vietnam’s Vietjet continues expansion of international network with new route

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2019

Monitoring Desk HANOI: The Phu Quoc – Seoul route will operate daily return flights with a flight time of approximately 5.5 hours per leg. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – New-age carrier Vietjet officially launched a new service connecting Phu Quoc Island and the South Korean capital of Seoul on 22 December 2018, contributing to the promotion […]

Solar-powered Private Island heats up the Maldives

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2019

Monitoring Desk MALDIVES: Crown and Champa Resorts has opened its latest property, an eco-conscious getaway that’s powered by the sun, located in Lhayivani Atoll. Being eco-conscious nowadays is a must for top-end resorts. It’s a major consideration factor for travellers, and more importantly, it pays a great contribution to the well-being of our planet. Kudadoo […]

Abu Dhabi introduces one of world’s fastest airport wifi networks

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2019

Monitoring Desk ABU DHABI: Abu Dhabi International Airport has upgraded its wifi network to offer download speeds of up to 200 megabits per second. The airport has installed what it calls ‘Super-Fi’ in all three of its terminals. Full access to the network is free in arrival and departure areas. The move gives Abu Dhabi […]

Turkish Airlines to start new flights from Istanbul

By The Frontier Post | December 29, 2018

ISTANBUL (AA): Turkey’s national flag carrier Turkish Airlines will start new flights from the new Istanbul Airport, the company’s chief executive officer said on Friday. The carrier will fly to nine domestic — Diyarbakir, Kayseri, Hatay — and foreign — Moscow, Frankfurt, Munich, Paris, Ashgabat, Tbilisi — destinations, Bilal Eksi said in a Twitter post. […]

Articles

Turkey’s millennium-long standoff with the West

By The Frontier Post | January 14, 2019

Yusuf Kaplan The history of our relations with the West goes back approximately a thousand years, it is deep-seated; it gave the West a hard time, and in time, it gave us a hard time as well. We can best illustrate our relations with the West using the terminology of aesthetics. The process that started […]

Climate change and agricultural challenges in Pakistan: The need of adaptation policy

By The Frontier Post | January 13, 2019

Nasir Abbas Khan Pakistan has been one of those few developing countries who always suffered from problems brought by the developed nations. For instance the current issue of climate change is mainly caused by the world’s highly industrialized nations due to massive emission of greenhouse gasses (GHG) and Pakistan despite of having a trivial count […]

India’s labour woes put Modi government at a disadvantage

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2019

Manira Chaudhary As many as 200 million workers in India took part in a two-day strike on Tuesday to protest the government’s labour policies. The streets of New Delhi reverberated with slogans “Modi Hatao, Desh Bachao” (meaning: remove Prime Minister Modi, save the country), as thousands of workers, including construction workers, bank employees, students, teachers, […]

What a ‘soft coup’ in the White House will mean for global investors

By The Frontier Post | January 11, 2019

Taha Meli Arvas President Trump’s Oval Office address Tuesday to the American people and to the world left much to be desired. Why should global investors care about a domestic US issue? The US position as a military and economic powerhouse make the news out of Washington important for nearly every investment decision. A divided […]

Pandemonium over accountability

By The Frontier Post | January 10, 2019

Abdul Rahman Malik Accountability in Pakistan has always remained an Uphill task given the weak structure of the State institutions. The Corrupt practices are rampant and flow like blood vessels in the society. When it comes for accountability, it creates mayhem in the power circles i.e the Political, bureaucratic systems that pose strong resistance to […]

Silence and self-censorship persist in Bangladesh after Dec 30 polls

By The Frontier Post | January 9, 2019

Yashab Rahman As the dust settles on the Awami League’s landslide victory in the December 30 polls – where the party secured an unprecedented 288 out of 298 seats – the people of Bangladesh look towards the future with bated breath. In view of both allegations of vote rigging and praise from foreign powers, the […]

Editorial

Depleting reserves

By The Frontier Post | January 6, 2019

Despite the liberal incentives given to export industries in the form preferential tariff of energy inputs, subsidy and duty drawbacks to exporters, exports are not gaining the desired momentum. Consequently, foreign currency reserves are depleting though friendly counties have given billions of dollars in bilateral assistance and oil import on deferred payment. The foreign exchange […]

Double speak, double standard

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2019

The United States has always applied “carrot and Stick” policy in its relations with Pakistan, sometimes ditching the latter after the achievement of its strategic goal in this region. The Soviet troops’ withdrawal from Afghanistan scenario in late 1980s is a glaring example of it. US President Donald Trump on Thursday said that he looks […]

Population explosion

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2019

There has always been a loud talk about the bad consequences of rapidly growing population over the past 48 years by the ruling elected and non-elected leadership of the country, demographers and development economists but not a single comprehensive plan was drawn up and implemented to tackle this burning issue. It could have been tackled […]

Governments’ oblivious attitude

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2019

The plight of October 2005 victims laid bare the oblivious attitude of elected leaderships towards humanity over the past 11 years. The remarks of the Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar and another honourable judge of the Supreme Court during the hearing of the case pertaining to plight of earthquake victims jolts the sleeping […]

Integrating tribal districts

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2019

Prime Minister Imran Khan, while presiding over a high level meeting, has expressed firm resolve to integrate the former Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) with Khyber Pukhtunkhwa through speedy completion of projects of socio-economic uplift and accelerating the pace of work on the reconstruction projects. He directed for the provision of health cards to five […]

Need for charter of economy

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2019

Two major worrying indicators of Pakistan’s economy are the falling exports and ballooning public debt. The World Bank in its report titled “South Asia Focus Fall 2017”cautioned the previous PML-N government to take corrective measures to overcome these macro economic imbalances but in vain. The incumbent PTI led government has also not initiated the requisite […]

Letters to Editor

Top management of PIA

By The Frontier Post | May 13, 2018

Every time PIA comes in Media they only talk of Operational Employees of PIA that there is overpopulated employees and a figure is Quoted of high number of employees and so Little Aircraft, and a wrong Impression of PIA is Projected Intentionally or unintentionally as Free Tickets worth 5 Billions according to recent Audit of […]

Transformation of schooling in KP

By The Frontier Post | May 11, 2018

According to the 2013 Annual Status of Education Report (ASER), 6o percent of children in fifth grade in KP don’t have even second grade competency in mathematics and language. The challenge for education reform is to improve this dismal outcome. It would be a big step towards making KP children productive citizens in their own […]

Mental illnesses and lack of awareness

By The Frontier Post | May 10, 2018

The word ‘Mental Health’ refers to the healthy mind free from any sort of mental illness or negative thought patterns. These negative thought patterns govern the individual’s actions and behaviors which are actually considered to be abnormal and socially unacceptable. As, we focus on the healthy body we need to emphasize on healthy mind as […]

The concept of hujra and mosque in Pakhtun society

By The Frontier Post | May 9, 2018

For a very long span of time Islamic state of Afghanistan and our beloved province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been the centre of attraction for both national and international media with respect to many factors. It is a general perception regarding Pakhtun people that they are prejudiced and narrow minded by its nature. Even they […]

Qatar after one year of blockade

By The Frontier Post | May 8, 2018

Just about a year back, Qatar with the population of 2.7 million was heavily dependent on Saudi Arabia and UAE for importing different commodities like poultry, meat and dairy products beside building materials and oil etc, most of it used to come across its border with Saudi Arabia. The Saudi and UAE exports to Qatar […]

Pakistan’s future is on stake!

By The Frontier Post | May 4, 2018

Now a days,  it’s not  a big deal to hear from someone that Matric/Intermediate Board papers were leaked 4hrs or just prior to exam. As these practices are continued from years now students also don’t study for their exams rather they get involved with WhatsApp groups run by mafia in which they get Exams question […]

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