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Two police personnel martyred, three terrorists killed in attack outside Chinese Consulate

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Police has confirmed that two policemen were martyred and a security guard injured on Friday morning in an attack outside the Chinese consulate in Karachi. Deputy Inspector General (DIG) South Karachi Javed Alam Odho told media persons that three gunmen tried to enter the consulate but were intercepted by security guards at a […]

India agrees to Pakistan offer to build Kartarpur corridor for Sikh pilgrims

By The Frontier Post | November 22, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: India on Thursday gave a go-ahead to Pakistan’s proposal to build Kartarpur corridor to facilitate Sikh pilgrims wishing to visit the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Narowal district near the Indian border. According to sources, the Indian Home Ministry wrote a letter to the Pakistani High Commission in New Delhi in which Islamabad’s […]

Supreme Court reserves verdict in Faizabad sit-in case

By The Frontier Post | November 22, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its verdict in a suo moto case against the sit-in staged by the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) at Faizabad Interchange in 2017. Last year in November, the top court had taken suo motu notice of the three-week long sit-in, which was held against a change in the […]

Afghanistan provided no information on SP Tahir’s murder: Foreign Office

By The Frontier Post | November 22, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office (FO) on Thursday said that Afghanistan did not provide any information pertaining to the murder of Superintendent of Police (SP) Tahir Dawar. In the weekly media brief, spokesman of FO, Dr. Muhammad Faisal said that investigations of Pakistan are ongoing in the murder case of slain officer, however, Afghanistan […]

Govt wants to regulate social media: Fawad

By The Frontier Post | November 22, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry on Thursday said that the government wants to regulate social media. Addressing a ceremony in Islamabad on Thursday, he said that the government wants to make Pakistan modern, adding that we have launched a satellite few days ago. The government is also establishing a […]

PM Imran is not fit to run a country: Bilawal Bhutto

By The Frontier Post | November 22, 2018

F.P. Report GILGIT: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Bilawal Bhutto has criticized the Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan and termed him a weak personality for running the country. This he said while talking to media in Gilgit on Thursday, Bilawal said that Imran is a weak and suffering from insecurities problems. He reiterated that he […]

Global

US sends contradictory signals related to future of New START treaty – Moscow

By The Frontier Post | November 24, 2018

GENEVA (Sputnik): The United States is sending contradictory signals related to the prolongation of the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START), as Washington has no clear position on many aspects of the document, Vladimir Yermakov, the head of the Russian Foreign Ministry’s Department for Nonproliferation and Arms Control, told Sputnik. “The signals are contradictory. […]

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Investigators find Russia envoy assassin’s link to FETO

By The Frontier Post | November 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: The assassinator of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey was found to have links to the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), according to an indictment revealed Friday. Concluding a two-year investigation, Turkish prosecutors indicted 28 suspects, including the terror group’s ringleader Fetullah Gulen, and other senior FETO members. Several suspects familiar with off-duty police officer […]

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Turkish FM: No obstacle for Erdogan to meet bin Salman

By The Frontier Post | November 24, 2018

ANKARA (AA): Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan can meet with the Saudi crown prince if the latter requests so, Turkish foreign minister said on Friday. Following the slaying of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi last month, Mohammed bin Salman — who is attending the G20 summit in Argentina — has expressed his will to meet Erdogan […]

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Central Africa war crimes suspect ‘Rambo’ was tortured

By The Frontier Post | November 24, 2018

THE HAGUE (AFP): A former militia leader from the Central African Republic known as “Colonel Rambo” was tortured in detention before his transfer to The Hague on war crimes charges, his lawyer said Friday. The arrest of Alfred Yekatom, who made his first appearance at the International Criminal Court since his extradition, was “brutal” and […]

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Kosovo police arrest four Serbs, sparking protests

By The Frontier Post | November 24, 2018

PRISTINA (AP): Kosovo police arrested three ethnic Serbs, including two police officers, early Friday on suspicion of involvement in the killing earlier this year of a leading Serb politician in the north of the country. The three men were arrested in the Serb-dominated town of Mitrovica, 40 kilometers (25 miles) north of the capital, Pristina, […]

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Opponents of SL PM take control

By The Frontier Post | November 24, 2018

COLOMBO (Reuters): Sri Lankan lawmakers opposed to new Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa took control of parliament’s main committee on Friday after his supporters walked out, saying the house speaker was biased. Since his surprise appointment last month, Rajapaksa has twice lost confidence votes in parliament to lawmakers backing his predecessor Ranil Wickremesinghe, who has challenged […]

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Pakistan

Balochistan’s law, order situation improves: IGP

By The Frontier Post | November 30, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Balochistan on Friday said, law and order situation has improved in Balochistan. Addressing the 88th passing out parade ceremony held, here at the police training centre Quetta, IGP Mohsin Hassan Butt said, law enforcing agencies’ concrete steps , has improved law and order situation of the province. […]

Khursheed Shah among grabbers of Hindu’s lands, SC informed

By The Frontier Post | November 30, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Friday resumed hearing of the case regarding encroachment of the lands in Sindh owned by the Hindu community. Minorities MNA Ramesh Kumar informed the bench headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, that Syed Khursheed Shah’s name is being taken in illegal encroachment of Hindu’s lands in Sukkur. […]

Well-known Pashto poet Umar Daraz Marwat dies in Lakki Marwat

By The Frontier Post | November 30, 2018

F.P. Report LAKKI MARWAT: A renowned Pasto poet and writer of more than 110 books, Umar Daraz Marwat, passed away Thursday night in Lakki Marwat. According to details, Umar Daraz will be laid to rest at Takhti Khel in Lakki Marwat on Friday. Umar Daraz Marwat shouldered the responsibility of serving as the chief editor […]

FIA arrests ‘pornographer’ on Interpol information

By The Frontier Post | November 30, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Friday has arrested a man for uploading child pornography videos on the Internet after receiving information from Interpol Spain. According to reports, FIA had arrested a man identified as Waqar Ahmed, a resident of Tarbela, Haripur District in Khyber Paktunkhwa and he had allegedly links with […]

China grants Rs 6m more to martyred families of policemen

By The Frontier Post | November 30, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: China has donated Rs 6 million for the families of two police personnel who embraced martyrdom during an attack on the Chinese consulate in Karachi last week. Wang Yu, China’s Consul General in Karachi, distributed Rs3 million each among the heirs of the martyred assistant sub-inspector Ashraf Dawood and constable Amir Khan […]

PPP slams govt over rupee devaluation against US dollar

By The Frontier Post | November 30, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Leader of Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP), Senator Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar has criticized the PTI led government for failing to control the rupee devaluation against the US dollar. Mustafa Khokhar slammed the government after US dollar hit record Rs 142 in interbank market. He said that the sharp increase in the value of […]

Afghanistan

Khalilzad meets Taliban delegation in Qatar

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

KABUL (TOLONews): The US Special Envoy for Peace in Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad met Taliban officials in Qatar for the second time where they discussed the issue of ending the war in Afghanistan. Khalilzad said he is optimistic about the outcomes of these talks. Khalilzad is expected to arrive back in Kabul on Saturday. Meanwhile a […]

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Taliban kill 30 Afghan forces in restive Farah province

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

FARAH (AA): At least 30 Afghan security forces were killed in a coordinated attack by the Taliban in Farah province bordering Iran on late Wednesday, officials said on Thursday. Shah Mohammad Naeemi, deputy head of the Farah Provincial Council, told Anadolu Agency the rebels attacked a joint station of army and police on the main […]

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Russia betting on Taliban victory in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: Thirty years after its defeat in Afghanistan, Russia has made common cause with what was once its bitterest enemy in the country — the Taliban movement. Despite its status as an outlawed terrorist group, in recent years Russia has taken a very friendly attitude towards the Taliban. At a press conference last […]

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Loya Jirga to decide on CEO, 3rd vice president positions: Abdali

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Shaida Mohammad Abdali, a would-be presidential candidate and former ambassador to India, has said Loya Jirga preserved the authority to decide the fate of Chief Executive Office (CEO) and consider the third vice president. During an exclusive interview with Pajhwok Afghan News, Abdali said consultation with political forces, alliances, civil society activists […]

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US commends Qatar’s help to NATO mission

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has praised the role of Qatar in supporting NATO operations in Afghanistan during a meeting with Deputy Prime Minister Dr. Khalid bin Mohamed al-Attiyah. The meeting of the Mattis and al-Attiyah was an affirmation of the strategic and security partnership between Washington and Doha, Pentagon spokeswoman Rebecca […]

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‘Turkey ready to help establish Afghan peace’

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL (AA): Turkey is ready to help establish peace in Afghanistan, the country’s ambassador to Kabul said on Wednesday. Speaking to press members at the Turkish Embassy in the Afghan capital, Oguzhan Ertugrul said: “Turkey is ready to help on the matter of peace if Afghanistan is willing [for us to do so].” […]

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Business

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Japanese automaker to reveal its Toyota 2020 Corolla this week

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk TOKYO: The 2020 Toyota Corolla is set for reveal at an event on Thursday evening. The Japanese automaker has been gradually whetting the appetite of car enthusiasts, first with a teaser video out of China, and now with a new photo of the front end. The teaser video for the 2020 Toyota Corolla […]

NEPRA increases electricity price

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) on Wednesday allowed an increase of 41 paisa per unit in electricity tariff. According to detail, NEPRA has viewed that electricity price has been increased in the capacity of annual fuel price adjustment. National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has heard the application of central […]

Addison Lee loses appeal on worker rights

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): A claim that Addison Lee’s drivers are employees, not self-employed contractors, has been upheld in a major blow to the taxi company. The Employment Appeal Tribunal ruling confirms that drivers should be paid the minimum wage and holiday pay. The judgement could affect thousands of Addison Lee drivers and follows similar rulings […]

Sports

Taylor quits as director

By The Frontier Post | November 6, 2018

Canberra (Agencies): Former Test captain Mark Taylor quit as a Cricket Australia director Monday to give the organization a clean slate to repair the damage inflicted by the ball-tampering scandal and a damning review into the governing body. Taylor becomes the latest top figure to exit the embattled organization following chief executive James Sutherland and […]

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Mercedes target constructors’ championship after Hamilton wins

By The Frontier Post | November 6, 2018

LONDON (BBC): Mercedes say they have “unfinished business” at this weekend’s Brazilian Grand Prix despite Lewis Hamilton already tying up his fifth world title. The team are determined to win the drivers’ and constructors’ championship double for the fifth consecutive year. They will do so as long as Ferrari do not outscore them by more […]

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Pakistan whitewash New Zealand in T20I series

By The Frontier Post | November 5, 2018

F.P. Report DUBAI: Pakistan crushed New Zealand by 47 runs in the final match of Twenty20 International to complete another series whitewash at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in UAE on Sunday night. Pakistani team continues its performance after Babar Azam and Mohammad Hafeez scored 50s as Pakistan posted 166/3 against New Zealand in Dubai. Pakistan […]

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Babar Azam breaks Kohli’s record of fastest 1,000 runs in T20I

By The Frontier Post | November 5, 2018

F.P. Report DUBAI: Young Pakistani batsman Babar Azam has broken Indian skipper Virat Kohli’s record to score fastest 1,000 runs in T20I, on Sunday. The consistent Babar Azam achieved the feat during Pakistan’s match against New Zealand in Dubai in the 3rd match. He has scored 1,000 runs in 26 innings. Virat Kohli took 27 […]

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Djokovic beats Federer in Paris

By The Frontier Post | November 5, 2018

PARIS (Agencies): Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer in a thrilling semifinal of the Paris Masters on Saturday. The Serb won the first set by 6-7 in a tie-break. Federer made a comeback and won the second set by 7-5. The third set also went into a tie-breaker, and it was Djokovic who prevailed over Federer […]

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Marquez wins MotoGP

By The Frontier Post | November 5, 2018

SEPANG (Agencies): World champion Marc Marquez won the Malaysian MotoGP Sunday despite starting in seventh position after being hit with a grid penalty, surging past Valentino Rossi who crashed out when leading. Suzuki’s Alex Rins came in second after overtaking Yamaha rider Johann Zarco, who finished third, in the final stage of the race at […]

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Fashion & Movies

Makers release posters of Ayushmann Khurrana’s “Badhaai Ho”

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The makers of Ayushmann Khurrana and Sanya Malhotra’s Badhaai Ho have been making all the right moves. The film’s marketing team has come up with interesting and quirky ways to keep the audience engrossed and the latest thing to add to that list are these fresh posters from the film. The posters […]

SLB to launch Poonam Dhillon’s son Anmol

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood actress Poonam Dhillon’s son Anmol Thakeria Dhillon is all set to make his Bollywood debut in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next. While earlier there were rumours of Shahid doing this film called Tuesdays and Saturdays, we now hear that Anmol will be starring in the film. Said to be a rom-com, Tuesdays […]

Shahid Kapoor and Shree Narayan Singh to work together for a biopic

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Shahid Kapoor and Shree Narayan Singh’s Batti Gul Meter Chalu is nearing its release and fans are already super excited about the project. Other than this film, Singh has also planned to make a biopic on Dr Verghese Kurien, who’s known to be the Father of the White Revolution in India. The […]

‘Gold’ enters in the Rs.100 crore club

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: When Gold and Satyameva Jayate were about to release together on Independence Day, people feared that the movies will end up eating into each other’s business. But, the box-office figures have proved that there is place for more than one film for the audience. Gold had a head start over the business […]

Bollywood showers love on Akshay Kumar on his 51st birthday

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Akshay Kumar has turned a year older today and the actor last night had special celebrations with his wife Twinkle Khanna and close friends at a popular eatery in Mumbai. Even though the actor has turned 51 today, you would agree with us when we say that he sure doesn’t look his […]

Deepika Padukone avoids her wedding questions

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Sharing her life-changing experience of dealing with depression, Deepika Padukone was present at an event where the actor recalled and shared her phase. Deepika also has her own NGO called The Live Love Laugh Foundation, which was founded in 2015 and helps people deal with their issues of mental health. While present […]

Science & Technology

China all set to launch superior space cargo aircraft in 2019

By The Frontier Post | April 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: A Chinese space engineering company is building an advanced type of space cargo transport aircraft that will take its maiden flight in 2019. The new aircraft is being developed using technology such as space inflatable deployment, flexible heat shielding and composite materials. These will enable it to have a high bearing ratio […]

iPhone to launch 6.1-inch LCD phone with a stronger display glass in 2018

By The Frontier Post | April 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk A number of reports have surfaced on the internet pointing out that Apple is planning to unveil three new iPhones this year. Some of these reports also state that out of the three planned iPhones, one variant will come with an IPS LCD display while the other two variants will sport high-end OLED display panels. […]

LG earns record profit on OLED TVs

By The Frontier Post | April 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk LG just announced record earnings for its first three months of the year, making 1.11 trillion won ($1.03 billion) in profit off 15.12 trillion won ($14.1 billion) in revenue — the highest first-quarter figures in company history. The standout performer was LG’s home entertainment division, which reported a 76.5-percent increase in operating profit […]

YouTube deleted 5 million inappropriate videos in three months

By The Frontier Post | April 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk YouTube removed nearly 8.3 million videos from its platform between October and December 2017 as they violated its content policy. Almost 5 million of these videos were removed even before anyone saw them, the video sharing website said on Monday, as it stressed that automated flagging was “paying off” in helping remove videos […]

Access of mobile phones can deliver banking to rural areas: WB

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: The spread of mobile phones to all corners of the world offers the opportunity to deliver banking services to poor and rural areas, improving lives, the World Bank says in a report Thursday. Access to a bank account can especially help women, who are more likely to save and to spend on […]

Huawei’s digital assistant may replace human interactions

By The Frontier Post | April 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk Huawei is developing an Artificial Intelligence (AI) assistant that will provide better emotional interactions with its users. The emotionally intelligent assistant is inspired by the science fiction movie Her. The team is envisioning to develop a system that cancels out the requirement of touching a smartphone to use it. Rather than just feeding hardcoded responses, […]

Health

Fat waist with normal weight bigger health problem than obesity

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk PARIS: People of “normal” weight who sport a wide waist are more at risk of heart problems than obese people, said researchers Friday, urging a rethink of healthy weight guidelines. How fat is distributed on a person’s frame determined disease risk as much as how much fat they had overall, according to an […]

Diabetes: experts develop better wound healing

By The Frontier Post | April 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk The Yale University research uncovered the role of a particular protein in maintaining the wounds and suggested that reversing its effects could help aid wound healing in patients with diabetes. “We discovered that a specific protein, thrombospondin-2 (TSP2), is elevated in wounds of patients with diabetes as well as in animal models of […]

Researchers discover cancer diagnosis implant

By The Frontier Post | April 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk GENEVA (Xinhua): Swiss scientists have developed an early warning system for four most common types of cancer, so that a visible mole will appear on the skin should a tumor develop, according to a press release from Zurich Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ) on Sunday. In the research, which has been published in […]

Low Vitamin D increases risk of Diabetes: Study

By The Frontier Post | April 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk People with vitamin D deficiency are more vulnerable to diabetes and have up to five times more chances of developing the disease, ScienceDaily reports. The conclusion comes from a decade-long study by the University of California San Diego School of Medicine, in collaboration with Seoul National University in South Korea. The research, conducted from 1997 until 2009, explores […]

Belly fat can cause heart problems

By The Frontier Post | April 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk We know that carrying around extra weight puts your heart health at risk. New research presented on Friday to the European Society for Cardiology shows that the location of your fat is just as important as the amount of it. Adults with normal body mass index (BMI) and extra belly fat (termed “central obesity”) had a […]

Health dept to engage female teachers in anti-polio drive

By The Frontier Post | April 22, 2018

Ghulam Mursalin Marwat LAKKI MARWAT: The District Health Department has decided to engage female schoolteachers in the upcoming anti polio drive to achieve the immunization of targeted population against crippling disease successfully. The decision to this effect was taken in a meeting held at the district headquarters complex Tajazai on Saturday. Local deputy commissioner Muhammad […]

Travel

Articles

Kashmir focus

By The Frontier Post | April 10, 2018

Iqbal Khan A “thank you” is over due to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose erratic and highhanded approach has, yet once again, internationalized the Kashmir dispute. In complete solidarity with the people of Indian occupied Jammu & Kashmir, April 06 was observed as ‘Kashmir Solidarity Day’. Pakistan has always forcefully and effectively taken up the […]

Accountability laws and political parties

By The Frontier Post | April 9, 2018

Ghulam Idris Khan The ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, the other day, said in response to a question about NAB recent inquiry against the Ambassador-designate to the and on the recommendation of placing his name on Exit Control list (ECL), that it is to be seen who is doing all this. Sharif further termed NAB […]

Syria withdrawal dilemma: Trump’s Mideast strategy is as confused as ever

By The Frontier Post | April 8, 2018

F. Michael Maloof President Trump for now has decided to allow about 2,000 US troops to remain in Syria. But the controversy over w-hether or not to withdraw t-hem is symptomatic of W-ashington’s lack of overall strategy for the Middle East. This indecisiveness has prompted Trump to warm up further with Saudi Arabia, the same […]

International conspiracies and Muslim World

By The Frontier Post | April 7, 2018

Dr. Asmatullah Khan Today the Muslim world is fully under trap and the clouds of international conspiracies have surrounded them making their sovereignty at risk.  Their mighty foreign masters are not only suking their blood but are tightening their hands around their necks by using sugar quoted poisonous pills as well. Daily hundreds of Muslims, […]

Miss-education: A device to turn falcon to vulture

By The Frontier Post | April 6, 2018

Humair ahmed Little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pieria Spring: There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain and drinking largely sobers us again.” Alexander Pope Man, of today’s world living in ultra-modern, exceedingly sophisticated, wit-defyingly scientific age has reduced himself to a meager robotic existence. The man of today is […]

Plan to ‘corner Russia,’ ‘stop Turkey’: This plan is going to be ruined!

By The Frontier Post | April 5, 2018

Ibrahim Karagul The rapport between Turkey and Russia is not limited to the improvement of the two countries’ relations and economic and political partnerships alone. It is not limited to the Akkuyu Nuclear Power Plant, the military technology cooperation, the state of understanding each other in the area of defense, coordination in Syria or massive […]

Editorial

A good omen

By The Frontier Post | April 8, 2018

Hardly two months of tenure of the PML-N government are left but it is anxious to sign the revised Free Trade Agreement (FTA-II) with China, ignoring the national interest and hastily providing benefits to the vested interest. It is a good omen that the signing of the FTA phase II was delayed at the last […]

Tax amnesty scheme

By The Frontier Post | April 7, 2018

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi announced tax amnesty scheme based on five points according to which people earning Rs. O.1 million per month will be exempt. Those earning Rs. 1.2 million to 2.4 million will have to pay 5 percent tax from their salaries. Moreover, 10 percent tax will be levied on those earning Rs.2.4 […]

Looming power crisis

By The Frontier Post | April 6, 2018

The repeated claims of the PML-N government about induction of 10000 megawatts of power in the distribution system evaporated in thin air. The move to convert the furnace oil and diesel run thermal power plants to a relatively cheaper power generation source of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) also backfired. The government has lifted the ban […]

Pressure to house Afghan refugees

By The Frontier Post | April 5, 2018

Addressing an international conference on terrorism, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal alleged that Pakistan is being pressured to house Afghan refugees for a longer period. He lamented over, what he implied, the apathy shown by the international communing towards sharing the financial burden of 3.5 million refugees present in Pakistan. He said that international community needs […]

Irrigation water crisis

By The Frontier Post | April 4, 2018

Aversion to the construction of big dam storages since 1975 till date and spending spree of enormous financial resources on less productive megaprojects, have landed the country in perpetual irrigation water crisis. But still the formulation of a comprehensive water policy is hostage to vested interest promoted in the garb of provincial autonomy. There is […]

Carnage in Indian occupied Kashmir

By The Frontier Post | April 3, 2018

In the Indian occupied Kashmir, 20 Kashmiri youth were killed by the government forces during cordon and search operation in Islamabad and Shopian districts on Sunday. Thousands of Kashmiris hit the streets, chanting ant-India slogans and demanding an end to Indian rule over Kashmir. Indian forces used pellet guns on the protesters and injured 300 […]

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