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CJP reaches London for dam fundraising

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has reached London on Wednesday for a week-long visit for Diamer-Bhasha dam fundraising. According to reports, special assistant to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Anil Musarrat, Additional Advocate General along with other government officials were present at the Heathrow Airport upon his arrival to […]

All set to celebrate Eid Milad-un-Nabi today

By The Frontier Post | November 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Muslims living across the country are set to celebrate Eid Milad-un-Nabi on 12th Rabi ul Awal (Wednesday) with religious fervour and enthusiasm. The Government has already declared the day as a national holiday. The day will dawn by offering special prayers for the unity of Muslim Ummah, progress and prosperity of the […]

Pakistan’s honour, security shall always stay premier: COAS

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday called upon the international community to acknowledge “the highest military, economic, political and social cost” paid by Pakistan in the fight against terrorism. “We have paid the highest military, economic, political and social cost and the world should acknowledge that,” he […]

Pakistan summons US envoy over Trump’s remarks

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2018

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk): The US Chargé D Affaires Ambassador Paul Jones was summoned to Foreign Office on Tuesday and a strong protest was lodged with him on the unwarranted and unsubstantiated allegations made against Pakistan by the US President Donald Trump. Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua conveyed the Government s disappointment on the recent tweets and […]

NAB approves inquiries against Akram Durrani, Nisar Khuhro and others

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Tuesday approved 13 inquiries against former federal minister for housing and works Akram Khan Durrani, former Sindh food minister Nisar Ahmed Khuhro and others. The Executive Board of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) was held at the anti-graft watchdog’s headquarters with Bureau’s Chairman Justice (R) Javed Iqbal in […]

JIT head investigating SP Tahir’s murder replaced

By The Frontier Post | November 20, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The head of a joint investigation team (JIT) formed to investigate the abduction and killing of Superintendent of Police (SP) Tahir Khan Dawar was changed on Tuesday. According to details, the constituted JIT was to be headed by Islamabad SP Police Investigation Gulfam Nasir, however, the sources privy to the matter later […]

Global

Merkel: I will do everything to get a Brexit agreement

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2018

BERLIN (AA): German Chancellor Merkel pledged on Thursday to make every effort to ensure that the U.K.’s withdrawal from the EU will happen in an orderly manner. “I can tell you that, I will do whatever I can to get an agreement,” Merkel told business leaders, during her address at the German Employers Day event […]

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India: Thousands of farmers march to demand land rights

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Thousands of Indian farmers in western Indian state of Maharashtra marched to the state capital Mumbai on Thursday, demanding loan waivers and land ownership. The farmers began march from different parts of the state on Tuesday and assembled at the historical Azad Maidan in Mumbai. Rajendra Singh, a Ramon Magsaysay Award […]

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‘UK MI6 wants to prevent Trump from publishing Russia probe files’

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2018

LONDON (Sputnik): The row pertains to an FBI request to wiretap a former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser, which was made a month ahead of the 2016 US presidential elections. Earlier this month, President Trump said that he was “very seriously” considering declassifying the documents related to Russia’s alleged interference in the US elections. The […]

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On eve of summit, May calls Brexit deal ‘within grasp’

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2018

LONDON (AA): Just days before an emergency summit with EU leaders, British Prime Minister May on Thursday called a Brexit deal “within grasp,” saying she is “determined” to deliver it. In a statement outside 10 Downing Street, May said she had “a good, detailed discussion with President Juncker in which I set out what was […]

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US accusations of unfair trade practices ‘groundless’: China

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2018

BEIJING (Reuters): China rejected fresh US accusations of perpetuating “unfair” trade practices and urged Washington on Thursday to stop making provocations, showing little sign of backing down days ahead a high-stakes meeting between leaders from both countries. President Xi Jinping is due to hold talks with U.S President Trump during a G20 summit in Argentina […]

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Russia says US uses base in Syria for militant training

By The Frontier Post | November 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: Russia on Thursday said that the U.S. has been training the militants at its At Tanf military base in the southeastern Syria. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Moscow is concerned about the U.S. unwillingness to decide the problems, existing around “the occupied territory”. “A large military base is deployed in […]

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Pakistan

Focus on to eradicate polio from Lakki Marwat

By The Frontier Post | November 30, 2018

Ghulam Mursalin Marwat LAKKI MARWAT: To eradicate polio is a national cause and it is responsibility of all concerned to make the district free from disease by accomplishing assigned task effectively. This was stated by deputy commissioner Jahangir Azam Wazir while presiding over a meeting of district polio eradication committee at his office the other […]

Two more children die of malnutrition

By The Frontier Post | November 30, 2018

F.P. Report THARPARKAR: The death toll of children due to malnutrition in Sindh’s Tharparkar region continues to climb as two more passed away on Thursday. According to Sindh health department, the deaths took place at Civil Hospital Mithhi where two minor children fall prey to malnutrition taking toll during the month of November to 53. […]

POs among 30 outlaws arrested with arms, drugs

By The Frontier Post | November 30, 2018

Zahid Misri Khan HANGU: At least 30 outlaws including proclaimed offenders were arrested besides recovery of arms and drugs during separate actions here on Thursday. According to a press release issued by DPO office in Hangu, the police teams headed by DSP Hangu Umer Hayat Khan and DSP Tal Shaukat Ali Shah conducted search operations […]

WB team discusses upcoming projects with KP minister

By The Frontier Post | November 30, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: A senior World Bank delegation led by its operation Manager in Pakistan Melinda Good met Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Finance Minister Taimur Saleem Jhagra, along with senior government officials here at Peshawar, to review upcoming world bank sponsored projects in the province. During meeting the first project discussed was increasing the provinces own source […]

SC adjourns contempt proceedings against Aamir

By The Frontier Post | November 30, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned contempt of court proceedings against MNA, Aamir Liaquat Hussain for indefinite period. A two-judge bench, comprising Justice Ijazul Ahsan and Justice Faisal Arab, adjourned the case due to non-availability of Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, who is head of this bench. On previous hearing, the court […]

Army chief, UAE ambassador discuss bilateral matters in meeting

By The Frontier Post | November 29, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Salem Alzaabi, Ambassador of UAE to Pakistan, on Thursday called on Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) at GHQ. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations, matters of mutual interest were discussed during the meeting. The two also met in May this year, […]

Afghanistan

Malistan on verge of collapse, say Ghazni officials

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Members of the Ghazni provincial council warned that Ghazni’s Malistan district is on the verge of collapse and that heavy fighting is ongoing in Jaghori, another district in the province. Members of the council said if more troops are not deployed to these areas, a humanitarian crisis will unfold. The provincial council […]

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Russia plays Afghanistan broker due to US ‘failure’: Envoy

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: A senior Russian diplomat said that Moscow is trying to be an Afghan peace broker because it considers the US has failed in Afghanistan. Russia’s presidential envoy for Afghanistan, Zamir Kabulov, said a Moscow conference on Afghanistan Friday that brought together representatives of the Afghan authorities and the Taliban marked an attempt […]

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Ghani officials quash rumors of election delay

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghan government is fully committed to holding the 2019 presidential elections as per the Afghan constitution and the date determined by the Independent Election Commission (IEC), a presidential spokesman tweeted on Tuesday. President Ashraf Ghani’s spokesman, Haroon Chakhansuri, tweeted that “Continuity in a democratic process is a must and any other […]

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Daikundi girls fight odds to learn various sports

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk NELLI: Despite limited resources as compared to other provinces, girls in central Daikundi province are increasingly taking interest in different sports. Some girls in Daikundi despite strong opposition from their families are engaged in different sport trainings in a comparatively small and under-resourced gymnasium. These sportswomen say wrong customs, beliefs and strictness on […]

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HPC says Khalilzad has six months to broker peace

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2018

KABUL (TOLONews): The head of the High Peace Council (HPC) delegation, which attended last week’s Moscow meeting on Afghanistan’s peace, says Washington has given Zalmay Khalilzad, the US Special Envoy for Afghanistan’s Reconciliation, six months to broker peace in Afghanistan. The HPC official said peace efforts by the US envoy are bringing hope for a […]

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11 people wounded in Nangarhar magnetic bomb blast

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2018

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Eleven people were injured in a magnetic bomb blast in the Ghanikhel district of eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday morning, an official said. Attaullah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the bomb was attached to a Saracha type vehicle. He said the bomb was blown up in Shergar bazaar area of […]

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Business

Gold prices edge up after one-month low

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters): Gold prices edged higher on Tuesday as investors resorted to bargain-hunting after the precious metal fell to over one-month lows weighed down by a stronger dollar. Spot gold was up 0.2 percent at $1,202.57 per ounce at 0746 GMT. Prices fell to their lowest level since Oct. 11 at $1,199.72 earlier in the […]

‘Turkish govt measures revived the markets’

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

ISTANBUL (AA): Turkish government measures have revived local markets, the head of the Istanbul Chamber of Industry (ISO) said on Tuesday. Speaking at Anadolu Agency’s Finance Desk, Erdal Bahcivan said interest rates should be lowered to make Turkish industry more competitive. “With the [current] interest rates, Turkey can’t attract new investments let alone maintain the […]

Drillship on mission in conflict zone offshore Cyprus

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

ANKARA (AA): The Stena Icemax, a drillship leased by ExxonMobil, has arrived in the offshore Block 10 of the Cyprus Island to conduct upstream activities, Athens News Agency, ANA reported on Monday. According to ANA, the ship began preparatory works for drilling as of Nov. 15 despite Turkey’s warnings to avoid Greek Cypriot administration’s unilateral […]

Eurozone retail trade volume constant in September

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

ANKARA (AA): The retail trade volume in the eurozone recorded no monthly change in September, the EU’s statistical office announced Wednesday. “In September 2018 compared with August 2018, the seasonally adjusted volume of retail trade remained unchanged in the euro area [EA19] and decreased by 0.1 percent in the EU28,” Eurostat said. The figure saw […]

Govt asked to restructure FPCCI

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Islamabad Chamber of Small Traders (ICST) on Tuesday asked the government to restructure FPCCI and introduce meaningful reforms in the organization so that it can play an effective role in a policymaking. FPCCI should be modernized through its regulator which is vital for the country at this time, it said. The FPCCI […]

ICCI hails separation of FBR’s tax collection and policy making functions

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Ahmed Hassan Moughal, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry has hailed the government’s decision to separate FBR’s tax collection and policymaking functions and termed it a positive move as it would infuse confidence in the taxpayers and help in enhancing the tax base of the country. He said that Prime Minister […]

Sports

‘Without funds, World cup participation is in danger’ says Hassan Sardar

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Pakistan hockey team manager and head coach, Hasan Sardar said that Pakistan’s participation in the upcoming Men’s Hockey World cup is in danger due to lack of funds. Sardar while talking to the media on Friday said that the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) is going through a serious financial crisis which will […]

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Biles wins fourth all-around World Gymnastics Championships title

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Simone Biles made history by becoming the first woman to win four all-around titles at the World Championships. Biles had not competed internationally since the 2016 Olympics, while she revealed in January she had been sexually abused by a former Team USA sports doctor. In addition, the 21-year-old American was admitted to hospital […]

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South Africa pledge not to taunt Australia over tampering

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

PERTH (Agencies): South Africa promised not to wind up Australia over ball-tampering Sunday when they meet for the first time since this year’s ill-fated Test series, when a cheating scandal plunged Australian cricket into disgrace. The three-game, one-day series is a chance for Australia to move on from a miserable eight months, which began with […]

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Wayne Rooney misses penalty as DC United lose in MLS play-offs

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

Washington (Agencies): Wayne Rooney missed a penalty in a shootout as DC United were knocked out of the MLS play-offs in the first round by Columbus Crew. The former England captain, 33, took the first penalty after the match had finished 2-2 following extra time, but his shot was saved by Zack Steffen. Luciano Acosta […]

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Nabi signs up with Melbourne Renegades

By The Frontier Post | November 3, 2018

KABUL (Agencies): Afghanistan allrounder Mohammad Nabi has signed with the Melbourne Renegades again for the upcoming Big Bash League season. The 33-year old was a revelation for the Renegades in the seventh season. Of all players who bowled 20 overs or more in the tournament, his economy rate of 5.76 was only bettered by his […]

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Ahmed Shehzad’s ban extended by six weeks after violation

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2018

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk): The PCB has extended Ahmed Shehzad’s ban by six weeks after the batsman was found guilty of breaching the ruling on his four-month suspension. His original ban was supposed to end on November 10, but will now run until December 22, forcing him to miss the entirety of the ongoing Quaid-e-Azam Trophy. […]

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Fashion & Movies

Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff start shooting for their upcoming YRF’s project

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Tiger Shroff and Hrithik Roshan have started shooting together for their first collaboration. Not just Tiger and Hrithik, this Yash Raj Films’ project stars Vaani Kapoor too. The film is expected to have some nail-biting action sequences and dance-offs as promised by the makers. Yet untitled, this project is said to be […]

Dabang Khan to star in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: After delivering classics like Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam and Khamoshi, the actor-director duo of Salman Khan and Sanjay Leela Bhansali is are all set to reunite once again. Last time Salman featured in a Bhansali film was in 2007 film Saawariya which also marked the debut of Sonam Kapoor Ahuja and […]

Sidharth Malhotra to be seen in upcoming ‘Jabariya Jodi’

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Sidharth Malhotra, who was launched by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions’ Student Of The Year, is evolving as an actor. While he did Kapoor & Sons with Dharma, he’s also been doing films outside the banner. His super hit Ek Villain was a Balaji Productions’ project. Baar Baar Dekho was a joint project […]

Aditya Pancholi acquitted by Court in assault case

By The Frontier Post | September 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Actor and Sooraj Pancholi’s father Aditya Pancholi was acquitted in an assault case in 2015. Pancholi was charged for allegedly assaulting a bouncer at a nightclub in Mumbai in 2015. Finally, after several court proceedings and not enough evidence to prove the assault, the charges against Aditya Pancholi have been dropped. The […]

Deepika Padukone to be part of ‘xXx 4’

By The Frontier Post | September 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Deepika Padukone made her Hollywood debut with Vin Diesel’s xXx: The Return Of Xander Cage back in 2017. The actress now again is set to return to the franchise for its fourth installment, which will be helmed by DJ Caruso. The director confirmed about the same on Monday in his official tweet. […]

Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit to be seen together in ‘Kalank’ after 21 years

By The Frontier Post | September 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The so-called biopic on Sanjay Dutt, ‘Sanju’, starring Ranbir Kapoor, was termed dishonest, as it conveniently ignored several important, some controversial chapters, of his life. While fans and critics were let down by the snub given to the Sanju’s acting career, first wife Richa Sharma and daughter Trishala in the Rajkumar Hirani […]

Science & Technology

Facebook fuels broad privacy debate by tracking non-users

By The Frontier Post | April 16, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters): Concern about Facebook Inc’s (FB.O) respect for data privacy is widening to include the information it collects about non-users, after Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said the world’s largest social network tracks people whether they have accounts or not. Privacy concerns have swamped Facebook since it acknowledged last month that information about millions […]

Britain mulls over to launch retaliatory cyber attack on Russia

By The Frontier Post | April 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Britain would consider launching a cyber attack against Russia in retaliation if Russia targeted British national infrastructure, the Sunday Times reported, citing unnamed security sources. Britain’s relations with Russia are at a historic low, after it blamed Russia for a nerve agent attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter […]

Android Auto is finally ready to go wireless

By The Frontier Post | April 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: It’s safe to say that the advent of Android Auto and Apple CarPlay has been a huge boon to consumers. Both systems offer unparalleled ease of use when compared with an auto manufacturer-designed system. While Apple has offered wireless connectivity for CarPlay in certain vehicles for months now, Android Auto required […]

SMRC S1 mini pocket drone with camera

By The Frontier Post | April 13, 2018

Over the last year, we introduced many pocked drones with different shapes and features. SMRC S1 comes with a square shape like the Eachine E55. Flying cameras are often advertised as “Selfie drones”, but this is a bit exaggerated. The truth is that you can’t buy anything under $500 in compliance with the term. In addition to the HD […]

Broadcom board approves to buyback $12 billion of shares

By The Frontier Post | April 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk Chipmaker Broadcom said on Thursday it would buy back up to $12 billion of its common stock, sending its shares up 4.5 per cent to $250 in extended trading. The company, which last month ended its efforts to acquire rival Qualcomm, said the repurchase program is effective immediately until the end of Broadcom’s […]

Destiny-2s second expansion ‘Warmind’ to launch on May 8th  

By The Frontier Post | April 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk Bungie today announced the name and release date of its second Destiny 2 expansion. The expansion, which will likely cost $19.99 like December’s Curse of Osiris, is called Warmind, and it’s expected to revolve around the game’s mystical artificial intelligences that have long been a core part of the franchise’s backstory. It launches on May 8th. The warmind in […]

Health

Beware! smartphones addiction can cause health issues

By The Frontier Post | April 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk Do you find it hard to ignore new emails, texts and images even while spending time with family and friends? If so, it is time to mend your manners as a new study says that overuse of smartphones is just like any other type of substance abuse. The findings published in the journal […]

Tobacco smoking: Pakistan ranked 54 among 84 countries

By The Frontier Post | April 12, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Minister for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Saira Afzal Tarar on Wednesday informed the Senate that Pakistan was ranked 54th amongst 84 countries with high prevalence of tobacco smoking. The minister said almost 24 million (19.1 per cent) adults currently used tobacco in any form in Pakistan. That accounted for […]

Four in 10 cases diagnosed late Prostate cancer

By The Frontier Post | April 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk The report by charity Orchid found a “worrying trend” of late diagnosis with 37% of prostate cancer cases diagnosed at stages three and four. The report found one in four cases of prostate cancer was diagnosed in A&E. In February figures showed the number of men dying from prostate cancer had overtaken female deaths from […]

Polio vaccination starts across Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | April 9, 2018

KARACHI: A nationwide polio vaccination drive was launched on Monday to try to reach 38.7 million children and eradicate the paralysing and potentially deadly virus in one of the last countries where it is endemic. Nearly 260,000 volunteers and workers fanned out across Pakistan in an effort to vaccinate every child below the age of […]

Travel

Articles

Is Jordan enslaved to the UAE?

By The Frontier Post | March 29, 2018

Yasin Aktay It would have a particular importance to watch the developments in the world and in the region from Jordan where we were for the “Committee of Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons” of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. This is because Jordan is a country that has developed a unique survival […]

With eyes on Iran, Trump builds ‘war council’

By The Frontier Post | March 28, 2018

Ihsan al-Faqih John Bolton, the newly-appointed US national security advisor, portends a more hawkish approach by Washington to America’s perceived enemies. The 69-year-old has a long history of adopting hardline positions and showing a readiness to use military force overseas as evidenced by the “preemptive war” doctrine embraced by President George W. Bush (2001-2009), who […]

Afghan peace effort: From nowhere to nowhere

By The Frontier Post | March 27, 2018

Iqbal Khan Prime Minister’s ‘private’ visit to the United States has, apparently, resulted in some forward movement. Two sides have agreed to increase contacts for the resolution of all issues-especially Afghanistan. Repo-rtedly, the US authorities have assured Pakistan that the Trump administration will continue dialogue on all issues and all its reservations will be addressed […]

China engaged in quest for world peace

By The Frontier Post | March 26, 2018

Zamir Awan China has endured oppression across its history. The Opium Wars, Japanese aggression and colonization all serve as evidence of the adversity China has faced. Chinese citizens displayed tremendous resilience through these hardships and united against them by working hard and trusting their own capabilities. Those citizens were also blessed with exceptional and judicious […]

Modi slams Congress for accepting Partition of India

By The Frontier Post | March 25, 2018

Col (R) Muhammad Hanif According to the Times of India dated February 7, 2018, while addressing an annual budget session in the Parliament on 7 Feb 2018, Prime Minister, Modi severely criticized Congress party  by accusing it of accepting partitioning of India in 1947, and also remarked that India would have had gained control over […]

Brotherhood without parallel

By The Frontier Post | March 24, 2018

Syrus Sajjad Qazi Every year on March 23, Pakistan Day is commemorated with great reverence in Pakistan and in dozens of countries around the globe by Pakistani expatriate communities. On this day in 1940, the idea of a separate homeland was formally adopted by the representatives of Muslims of the subcontinent as their ultimate political […]

Editorial

Technological gap

By The Frontier Post | March 27, 2018

The Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has advised the entrepreneurs of industrial sector to upgrade its technological base to enhance global competitiveness. He admitted that conditions of manufacturing sector are not ideal, but assured that the government is making efforts to facilitate the manufacturing enterprises. The same advice has already been given to the business […]

Prime Minister’s proposition

By The Frontier Post | March 26, 2018

Speaking at the inaugural function of first CCV cable and Aluminum Alloy plant in Lahore, the Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abassi made an offer to the opposition for replacing the recently elected Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani. He is of the view that horse trading was at work in the election of Chairman Senate. Chairman Senate […]

Water pricing

By The Frontier Post | March 25, 2018

The incumbent government which is on the way-out intends to get a water pricing policy approved from the Council of Common Interest (CCI) by taking the provinces on board. The draft of new water policy may be tabled in the upcoming meeting of the CCI If it is approved water may be priced for the […]

Snail pace refugee repatriation

By The Frontier Post | March 24, 2018

Lack of political will and policy of appeasement of the leadership of Baluchistan based ethnic political party has affected the repatriation process of Afghan Refugees from Pakistan. The federal government has extended the stay period of Afghan Refugees till 30th June of this year. The repatriation process has been resumed from 1st March which is […]

Scrapping sugarcane support price

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2018

Support price of agriculture commodities are viable built-in stabilizers to induce farmers to boost productivity of this sector which enhance their income. But the incumbent federal government dominated by the mercantile class has decided to do away with the support price mechanism for sugar cane and introduce a new price mechanism that will be linked […]

Using trade leverage

By The Frontier Post | March 22, 2018

China is using the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) as a cruel leverage under the umbrella of CPEC to the detriment of the economic interests of Pakistan. FTA- II will provide 75 percent zero tariff lines for a wide range of cheaper Chinese imports. It will destroy the local industry and shatter the hopes of much […]

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