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PML-N’s Saad Rafique owns assets worth Rs178.4 million

By The Frontier Post | June 21, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Senior leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and former railways minister Khawaja Saad Rafique owns assets worth Rs178.4 million. According to the documents submitted to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), Saad Rafique has declared he inherited two family homes in Lohari worth Rs125,000 and also owns a house in Lahore’s Defense […]

Avenfield case: Khawaja Haris resumes concluding arguments in case against Sharifs

By The Frontier Post | June 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Khawaja Harris, counsel of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday resumed presenting concluding arguments in the Avenfield properties reference against the Sharif family. During the hearing, Khawaja Harris informed the court that the Panama case joint investigation team (JIT) was formed as an investigative body and later the findings was referred […]

Election 2018: Defense ministry approves ECP request of deploying army personnel

By The Frontier Post | June 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Defense has approved the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) request of providing 350,000 army personnel for election duties on Thursday. The private news channel reported that the defense ministry has decided to call back for the purpose army, air force and navy personnel who retired in the last two […]

ECL investigation: IHC orders Zulfi Bukhari to cooperate with NAB

By The Frontier Post | June 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Islamabad High Court (IHC)  has ordered Zulfi Bukhari, close friend of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan’s to cooperate with National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in investigation regarding the issue of placing his name on Exit Control List (ECL). Justice Amir Farooq of IHC heard the case on Thursday. during the hearing officials […]

Nawaz trying to delay judicial verdict with different tactics: Aitzaz Ahsan

By The Frontier Post | June 21, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Senior lawyer and leader of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Aitzaz Ahsan has said that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is using different tactics to delay the process of corruption cases filed against him by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in accountability court. This he said while talking to media persons on Thursday. Aitzaz […]

Two-member bench formed for hearing case of 12-May carnage

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Chief Justice Sindh High Court, Justice Ahmed Ali Shaikh, on the directives of Supreme Court formed a two-member bench for rehearing the 13 May carnage case here on Wednesday. The bench will be comprised of Justice Iqbal Kolhoro and Justice KK Agha.The applicant has made former president Pervez Musharraf, founder of Pakistan […]

Global

London mayor asks PM May to use Islamophobia definition

By The Frontier Post | March 24, 2019

LONDON (AA): Decrying the mixed messages of the ruling Tories, London Mayor Sadiq Khan is urging Prime Minister Theresa May to adopt a new definition of Islamophobia. In a letter to May, Khan said that he has been repeatedly subjected to anti-Muslim abuse from Tory members and supporters, and called on her to order her […]

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US on edge for Russia probe findings on Trump

By The Frontier Post | March 24, 2019

WASHINGTON (AFP): The US public and Washington’s deeply divided political class on Sunday faced another day of anxiously waiting to learn if the key findings of the Russian meddling probe will implicate President Donald Trump in serious wrongdoing. Special Counsel Robert Mueller submitted the confidential final report on his 22-month investigation Friday and Attorney General […]

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NZ to hold national remembrance for Christchurch next Friday

By The Frontier Post | March 24, 2019

CHRISTCHURCH (AFP):  New Zealand will hold a national remembrance service on March 29 for the victims of the Christchurch mosque massacre and their families, the prime minister’s office announced on Sunday. The interfaith service will take place in Christchurch two weeks after an Australian white supremacist shot and killed 50 Muslims who had arrived for […]

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Thais vote in first general election since 2014 coup

By The Frontier Post | March 24, 2019

BANGKOK (AFP): Thais filled schoolyards, temples and government offices to vote Sunday in the first election since a 2014 coup, with a high turnout expected among a public who received a cryptic last-minute warning from the Thai king to support “good” leaders to prevent “chaos”. All television stations repeated the rare statement by King Maha […]

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Hundreds of thousands march in London to demand new Brexit referendum

By The Frontier Post | March 24, 2019

LONDON (Reuters): Hundreds of thousands of people opposed to Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union marched through central London on Saturday to demand a new referendum as the deepening Brexit crisis risked sinking Prime Minister Theresa May’s premiership. After three years of tortuous debate, it is still uncertain how, when or even if Brexit will […]

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Strong 6.1-magnitude quake jolts eastern Indonesia

By The Frontier Post | March 24, 2019

JAKARTA (AFP): A 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of North Maluku province in eastern Indonesia Sunday, US seismologists said, but no tsunami warning was issued. The quake was 150 kilometres (92 miles) northwest of the coastal town of Ternate at a depth of 37 kilometres, according to the US Geological Survey. The quake was […]

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Pakistan

Development of backward areas top priority of govt: CM Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

By The Frontier Post | March 24, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan says development of the backward areas of the province is the top priority of the present government. Inaugurating gas supply scheme in Swat today (Sunday), he said the project has been completed at a cost of more than two billion rupees. Mahmood Khan said it will […]

‘Save corruption’ movements being started in Pakistan: Durrani

By The Frontier Post | March 24, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister, Iftikhar Durrani, has said that the ‘save corruption’ movements were being commenced in the country. Iftikhar Durrani, while responding to Khursheed Shah, Bakhtawar Bhutto and Abid Sher Ali, said that attempts to secure ‘uncle’ and ‘father’ from being caught over looting national treasury. He added that […]

Bilawal’s march is against corruption, explains Khursheed Shah

By The Frontier Post | March 24, 2019

F.P. Report SUKKUR: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Syed Khursheed Shah on Sunday took a swipe at the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), saying the poor people are reeling under inflation owing to the government’s “failed” economic policies. Speaking at an event, he said PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari would lead a train march from Rohri […]

Pak Navy releases new patriotic anthem titled ‘Yaqeen-e-Kamil’

By The Frontier Post | March 24, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Navy on Sunday released a new patriotic song titled “Yaqeen-e-Kamil” derived from Quranic verse “Hasbuna Allahu Wa Ni’mal Wakeel.” According to the Naval Spokesperson, a full confidence, reliance and faith have been reposed on Almighty Allah in the anthem, besides paying rich tributes to the glorious role of Muslims and their […]

Iqbal slams govt’s ‘non-serious’ attitude over Sharif’s ailment

By The Frontier Post | March 24, 2019

F.P. Report NAROWAL: Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) leader Ahsan Iqbal on Sunday lamented that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government is not serious about the health of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif who is serving seven-year imprisonment in Kot Lakhpat Jail. “Prime Minister Imran Khan and Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar will be responsible […]

Anti-polio drive to begin in KP on Monday

By The Frontier Post | March 24, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: A three-day anti-polio campaign will begin in twenty-five districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa tomorrow. According to Provincial Health Department, about five point six million children up to five years of age will be administered anti-polio vaccine during the campaign. More than twenty-seven thousand teams have been constituted which will visit door-to-door to ensure […]

Afghanistan

Peace Movement blames foreign countries for Afghan war

By The Frontier Post | March 24, 2019

KABUL (TOLO news): Members of the People’s Peace Movement, also called the Helmand Peace Convoy, held a gathering in Jalalabad city in Nangarhar province on Sunday where they said that countries in the region and beyond are seeking their benefit in the ongoing war in Afghanistan. They said these countries are not in favor of […]

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Khalilzad regularly briefed Ghani on US-Taliban talks: Daudzai

By The Frontier Post | March 24, 2019

KABUL (TOLO news): The US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad had regularly briefed President Ashraf Ghani by phone calls on a daily basis during the talks with Taliban in Qatar, a senior official of the High Peace Council acknowledged at a press conference on Sunday. “Mr. Khalilzad contacted the President of Afghanistan every […]

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Young Afghan woman appointed as deputy minister of commerce and industry

By The Frontier Post | March 24, 2019

KABUL (Khaama Press): A young Afghan woman has been appointed as deputy minister of commerce and industry of Afghanistan as efforts are underway to further increase the presence of women in key leadership posts in governmental institutions. Muqaddesa Yourish has been recently been appointed as deputy commerce and industry minister for trade. She was previously […]

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5 militants killed in Afghan Special Forces operations in Nangarhar

By The Frontier Post | March 24, 2019

NANGARHAR (Khaama Press): At least five Taliban militants were killed during an operation of Afghan Special Forces in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. According to informed military sources, the militants were killed in Bihsud district of the province. “Afghan Special Force conducted a raid in Bishud district of Nangarhar killing 5 Taliban fighters and destroying […]

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Foreign policy definition should change: Ghani

By The Frontier Post | March 24, 2019

KABUL (TOLO news): Afghanistan’s foreign policy should be based on long-term planning, not based on “sentiments or reactions”, President Ashraf Ghani said, apparently pointing at recent remarks by his National Security Advisor Hamdullah Mohib about the US’s efforts for Afghan peace. Addressing a ceremony on introducing Wahid Omar, former Afghan envoy to Italy, as his […]

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Two US service members killed

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Two American service members lost their lives during an operation in Afghanistan early on Friday, the NATO-led RS Mission said. The two US service members lost their lives while conducting an operation. No further details have been regarding the exact location where the two service members lost their lives. More than 14 […]

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Business

Pound rises on Brexit delay; economic gloom hits stocks

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

LONDON (AFP/APP): Sterling rose further Friday after Brussels gave Britain a Brexit deadline extension, but stocks dived as fresh economic gloom gripped trading floors. European equities tanked and the euro sank under $1.13 as poor eurozone manufacturing data rekindled fears over the state of the world economy, dealers said. The pound however pushed higher one […]

The idea technology leads to unemployment is wrong

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

BURSA, Turkey (AA): The idea that technology will cause unemployment is mistaken, according to the chairwoman of Hepsiburada, Turkey’s leading e-commerce platform. “The definition of unemployment should be changed. What we now call unemployment in the future could be a new job,” Hanzade Dogan Boyner told the 8th Uludag Economy Summit in Bursa, northwestern Turkey, […]

64% deprived of safe, clean drinking water facility: WB

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: As the water day is being observed across the world on Friday, as many as 64 per cent of Pakistanis are still deprived of their access to the safe and clean drinking water in the country, World Bank in its recent report revealed. The World Bank newly launched ‘Pakistan @ 100’ report […]

Dollar closed at Rs140.24 in interbank, SBP report

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The exchange rate of Dollar increased and was traded at Rs140.24 against Rs 139.49, after increase of 75 paisa, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) reported on Friday. However according to Forex Association of Pakistan the open market rate of Dollar closed at Rs141.30. The SBP reported that in interbank the price of […]

Weekly inflation eases by 0.19 per cent

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The weekly inflation for the week ended on March 21, for the combined income group, witnessed decrease of 0.19 percent as compared to the previous week. The Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI) for the week under review in the above mentioned group was recorded at 248.30 points against 248.77 points registered in the […]

Gold price hikes by Rs400, reaches to Rs70,300

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: According to Karachi Sarafa Association the per tola price of 24 karat has gained Rs 400 and reached historic high of Rs70, 300 per tola against the Rs69,900 while 10 gram gold was increased by Rs 343 and traded at 60,271 against 59,928 on last day. The price of Silver remained unchanged […]

Sports

Gladiators to celebrate PSL success in Quetta

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

F.P. Report Karachi: The Pakistan Super League (PSL) season four Champions Quetta Gladiators are going to Quetta on March 23 with the PSL Trophy to celebrate with the fans on Pakistan Day. The Gladiators’ contingent will be headed by the owner Nadeem Omar while others include Captain Sarfaraz Ahmad, Head Coach Moin Khan, Ahmad Shahzad, […]

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Falcao penalty earns Queiroz debut win

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

TOKYO (Agencies): Colombia’s record goalscorer Radamel Falcao scored from the penalty spot to defeat Japan 1-0 on Friday and hand new coach Carlos Queiroz a victory in his first game. Falcao’s 33rd goal for his country came after a penalty was awarded for a handball by Japan’s Takehiro Tomiyasu in the 64th minute in Yokohama. […]

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25-ball century in T10 match

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

DUBAI (Agencies): Surrey batsman Will Jacks smashed a world record 25-ball century in a 10-over practice match against fellow English country side Lancashire in Dubai on Thursday. His incredible innings included eight fours and 11 sixes, including six maximums in a single over. He is now the first player to hit a century in a […]

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Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir joins BJP before election

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

NEW DELHI (Agencies): Former Indian cricketer Gautam Gambhir joined Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling party on Friday, leaving a panel to decide whether to field him as a candidate in India’s upcoming general election. With 9 million followers on Twitter, Gambhir could give Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) some extra pulling-power in the campaign […]

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Bring on the World Cup, we fear no one: Afghan spin king Rashid Khan

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

KABUL (AFP): Trailblazing bowler Rashid Khan said Afghanistan will fear no one when the World Cup starts in May after a maiden Test win enhanced the reputation of the rising cricket nation. Khan, who is one of the world’s leading bowlers in short-form cricket, said Afghanistan’s confidence was growing after beating Ireland on Monday in […]

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Finch’s century helps fire Australia to eight-wicket win over Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | March 22, 2019

SHARJAH (AFP): Aaron Finch’s fine century drove Australia to a convincing eight-wicket win over a new-look Pakistan in the first one-day international on Friday. The Austraian skipper scored 116 off 135 balls for his 12th one-day international century that helped his team overhaul the 281-run target in 49 overs on a flat Sharjah stadium pitch. […]

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Fashion & Movies

Renowned singer Shahnaz Begum passes away

By The Frontier Post | March 24, 2019

DHAKA (Web Desk): Renowned singer Shahnaz Begum passed away in Dhaka on Sunday after suffering a cardiac arrest. She was 67. Born in Dhaka in 1952, Shahnaz was best known for singing Sohni Dharti Allah Rakhay and Jeevay Jeevay Pakistan. A recipient of the Ekushey Padak in 1992 and Bangladesh National Film Award for Best […]

Boney Kapoor to remake Badhaai in different languages

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Boney Kapoor is one of the well-known producers of Bollywood. Not just that, he has also started focussing on producing films down South. After the remake of Pink that he produced recently, Boney is set to make more films in the South film industry. The latest reports are that he has acquired […]

Akshay Kumar and Parineeti Chopra starrer ‘Kesari’ earns Rs 20 crores on first day

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Akshay Kumar and Parineeti Chopra’s latest release Kesari revolves around the Battle of Saraghi. Directed by Anurag Singh, the film released yesterday. Critics as well as the audiences are raving about the film. The good word-of-mouth will help the film make money during the weekend. On its opening day, the film earned […]

SLB wants to cast Priyanka Chopra in ‘Gangubai’

By The Frontier Post | March 22, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Sanjay Leela Bhansali is gearing up for his next project starring Salman Khan and Alia Bhatt titled Inshallah. But the cinema genius is also working on another project, Gangubai. A lot has already been spoken about the film as rumours started long back that SLB wanted to collaborate with Priyanka Chopra on […]

Much awaited Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio starrer ‘Once upon a time in Hollywood’ trailer out

By The Frontier Post | March 22, 2019

Monitoring Desk LOS ANGELES: Period piece film ‘Once upon a time in Hollywood’ starring two of the most famed actors of Hollywood Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt has now. For the first time ever, Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt will star in a Hollywood movie, including late actor Luke Perry for the last time as […]

R. Kelly begs judge for permission to perform in Dubai concerts

By The Frontier Post | March 22, 2019

LONDON (BBC): A court filing claims that “denying the opportunity to work would be a hardship on his children” R&B star R. Kelly has asked a US court to let him travel to Dubai to perform concerts next month. According to a motion filed in Cook County Circuit Court, Mr Kelly also plans to meet […]

Science & Technology

Instagram new feature allows you to change username

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Choosing a perfect name for your Instagram is as tricky as any other thing. Many people find it too much difficult to opt for the best name on Instagram. Now there is good news for people who are bored with the old name and want to try the new one. Instagram is […]

The idea technology leads to unemployment is wrong

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

BURSA, Turkey (AA): The idea that technology will cause unemployment is mistaken, according to the chairwoman of Hepsiburada, Turkey’s leading e-commerce platform. “The definition of unemployment should be changed. What we now call unemployment in the future could be a new job,” Hanzade Dogan Boyner told the 8th Uludag Economy Summit in Bursa, northwestern Turkey, […]

Apple introduces AirPods with various new features

By The Frontier Post | March 22, 2019

Monitoring Desk CALIFORNIA: Apple announced the long waited AirPods second generation with a handful new features that takes the earbuds market expectation a level up. AirPods feature Siri control through their voice commands. “Hey Siri” feature enables user to activate Siri without tapping the AirPods. It provides hands-free feature like alternating the volume, selecting the […]

Red Bull scares LA with fake meteor

By The Frontier Post | March 22, 2019

LOS ANGELES (AFP): A “meteor” that tore across the Los Angeles skyline set Twitter alight with speculation it was a real life “Deep Impact”. A bright orange fireball that arced over Hollywood sent people scrambling to capture the scene for social media even if it later turned out to be more fiction than fact. “Anyone […]

Northrop launches hypersonic defense push

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: With the Pentagon making hypersonic weapons a priority, Northrop Grumman is throwing its hat into the ring in an attempt to claim space in the still-early hypersonic defense market. The company last week launched a new campaign website focused on hypersonic defense as part of a broader push into the business area, […]

Intel and Cray team up to build exascale supercomputer in 2021

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Intel and Cray are teaming up to create an exascale super computer cluster for the US Department of Energy, which should be ready by 2021. The supercomputer has Intel written all over it, fitted with Intel Xeon CPUs, Optane memory and there it is, Xe GPUs. The Supercomputer is to be named […]

Health

Drinking very hot tea likely to double risk of cancer: New Research

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: A new study published on Wednesday claims that those who drink tea piping hot could be increasing their risk of esophageal cancer, CNN reported. The study, published in the International Journal of Cancer, found that those who preferred their tea to be warmer than 60°C and consumed more than 700 ml of […]

Regular consumption of sugary drinks link to premature deaths among women: Research

By The Frontier Post | March 22, 2019

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: Regular consumption of sugary drinks including sports drinks, juices and sodas is linked to premature deaths among women resulting from cardiovascular diseases or cancer, according to an article published on the CNN website. Women who had sugary drinks once in a month’s time than those who had two servings daily had […]

Polio case detects in Landi Kotal

By The Frontier Post | March 22, 2019

Ahmad Nabi LANDI KOTAL: First polio case of 2019 in district Khyber was detected as 12 months old infant baby of Bazaar Zakha Khel area of Landi Kotal was declared polio-positive, health department informed on Thursday. The health official told that 12 months old Umar Hayat s/o Hayat Gul, resident of remote and bordering area […]

Regular use of Marijuana and strong potent weed linked to Psychosis

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Weed use is taking off as more states move to legalize it. And with all the buzz over medical marijuana, it’s starting to gain an aura of healthfulness. But there are some serious health risks associated with frequent use. One of the more troubling ones is the risk of having a psychotic […]

Soda increases risk of heart diseases and two types of cancer: Study

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: New science out of Harvard University found that the more soda people drink, the higher their risk of dying from heart disease, breast cancer, and colon cancer. The research was published today (March 18) in the American Heart Association’s journal, Circulation, and is just the latest in a mounting pile of evidence […]

Common blood pressure drug could increase risk of sudden cardiac arrest

By The Frontier Post | March 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: A preliminary study concludes that a drug that doctors commonly prescribe to treat angina and blood pressure might increase the risk of sudden cardiac arrest. A recent study looked at the risk factors behind cardiac arrest. Cardiac arrest occurs when the heart stops pumping blood around the body. If a person does […]

Travel

China extends May Day holiday to stimulate spending

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: China is creating a four-day break in May, as the government works to stoke consumption. The May Day holiday on Wednesday, May 1, this year will be extended through Friday, the State Council announced. In exchange, people will have to work on the Sundays before and after to make up for the […]

Travel and Tourism is fastest-growing economic sector in Zambia

By The Frontier Post | March 22, 2019

Monitoring Desk The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) is getting ready for its Annual Summit in Seville next month, and Africa will be happy. Report after report is confirming enormous growth potential for the African Travel and Tourism industry. Alongside WTTC’s good numbers, a new initiative spearheaded by the eTN Corporation is the African […]

Wildlife tourism may negatively affect African animal’s behavior: study

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk Increasing numbers of tourists are interested in observing wildlife such as African elephants, and income generated from tourism potentially aids in the protection of animals and their habitats. However, a new Journal of Zoology study reveals that wildlife tourism may be a stressor for free-ranging elephants. Over the course of 15 months, researchers […]

Around one million tourists visit Turkey for health tourism

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Monitoring Desk ISTANBUL: Turkey attracted nearly 1 million people for health tourism in 2018, said an industry official on March 19. “Thermal tourism contributes to Turkey’s economy with healing waters, as well as seas, rivers and lakes,” Yavuz Yılık, head of the Thermal Health and Tourism Association (TESTUD), told Anadolu Agency. Yılık stressed that Turkey […]

Holidays on the edge: War tourism industry gaining new levels of interest

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: The war tourism industry is on the rise and was on display during the world’s largest travel trade show, ITB Berlin. Far-flung places like Syria, Afghanistan, Sudan and Yemen may routinely hit headlines for their protracted wars and humanitarian disasters, though such locales are oft promoted as vacation destinations, catapulting the […]

Discover Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | March 19, 2019

Nohman Ali Prime Minister Imran Khan recently unveiled a new and ambitious visa policy promoting tourism in Pakistan. Tourism was one of the industries that had suffered due to the deteriorating security situation in Pakistan, however, with the improvements in security scenario, better infrastructure, and promotion of tourist friendly places through internet and social media, […]

Articles

New Zealand massacre and fear of Islamization of world

By The Frontier Post | March 24, 2019

Yusuf Kaplan Renowned researcher Marshall Hodgson once made the following observation: if a Martian were to visit the planet Earth between the 16th and 18th century, it would conclude after seeing that Muslims make up the majority of the inhabitants from Morocco to Indonesia that “I guess this is a planet inhabited by Muslims”. This […]

British Labour adopts Islamophobia definition while Conservatives dither

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

Elis Gjevori There is growing pressure on the Conservative Party to accept a working definition of Islamophobia as it faces increasing instances of members using inflammatory rhetoric against Muslims. Britain’s Labour Party has adopted the working definition of Islamophobia produced by the All Party Parliamentary Group (AP-PG) at the end of last year. In adopting […]

Afghan conflict – A decisive moment

By The Frontier Post | March 22, 2019

I.M. Kiyani Since last four decades Afghanistan is going through and has witnessed deadliest aerial and ground attacks, blood bathing, dead bodies, unmatchable devastation, miseries and denial of very basic civic facilities to its masses such as health care, education and employment. Two world super powers have mercilessly used their military might for attainment of […]

Christchurch result of politicians’ hate speech against Islam

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Ahmed Al-Burai It was hours after a van hit pedestrians in Barcelona in 2017, when US President Donald Trump unhesitatingly tweeted, “Study what General Pershing of the United States did to terrorists.” Apparently, as the executive of the world’s superpower, Trump’s precious counsel was not to his inferiors or to the CIA or FBI agents; […]

What would happen if America left Europe to fend for itself?

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk WHY, A STRATEGIST from Mars might wonder, do Europeans doubt their ability to defend themselves against Russia without American help? The total GDP of NATO’s European members is more than ten times that of Russia, which has an economy about the size of Spain’s. They spend three-and-a-half times as much on defence as […]

Terrorism in New Zealand and history of targeting mosques

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Farid Hafez The white supremacist terrorist could have chosen various other places and objects to carry out his attack. But he chose a place of Islamic worship. Why? Let’s just recall Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 young people at a Socialist Youth camp in Utoya/Norway. He deliberately chose this place, seeing the young generation […]

Editorial

Emulating Malaysian model

By The Frontier Post | March 24, 2019

The Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahatir Mohammad in his discussion with Prime Minster Imran Khan on expanding bilateral economic cooperation highlighted the broad contours of his government economic policy which led to spectacular economic gains. He said that Malaysia followed the Japanese and South Korean models of economic growth and aptly remarked that government has […]

Islamophobia surge

By The Frontier Post | March 23, 2019

Addressing a joint press conference, Prime Minister Imran Khan and the visiting Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir Mohammad have rightly emphasised the need for unity among Muslim nations to counter the rising wave Islamophobia around the world. Both leaders have identical views how best ways and means can be applied to combat this rising phenomena. […]

Drifting away from democratic norms

By The Frontier Post | March 22, 2019

Sobriety, tolerance and not challenging writ of the state used to be the hallmark the leadership of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) which they had demonstrated in the past by not allowing the party workers to take law into their hands. This healthy norm of democracy was adhered to at the time execution of the party […]

Levies’ check post attack

By The Frontier Post | March 21, 2019

Unknown terrorists opened fire on Levy check post at Lal Khatti area in Ziarat Tehsil Sanjwani of Baluchistan. Six levy personnel were martyred and several others injured. Some of the injured are reported to be in critical condition. Over the past few year personnel of levy, police and security forces have been frequently targeted including […]

Merged districts uplift plan

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Prime Minister Imran Khan has unveiled the broad parameters of 10 years uplift plan worth Rs. 10 trillion for the speedy uplift of the newly merged seven district and four frontier regions of former Federally Administered Tribal Areas. The plan envisages creation of 8000 thousand jobs annually for the educated youth of these districts. In […]

Branches’ trimming

By The Frontier Post | March 19, 2019

Federal Minister for power Omer Ayub Khan, while addressing a public meeting in Haripur, disclosed the power pilferage detecting meters shall be installed on transformers; production short fall will be overcome by electricity import from Tajikistan; and domestic generation will be enhanced. This sort of rosy political phraseology has become cliché and people no longer […]

Letters to Editor

Police high handedness and aggrieved people

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2019

Through the lines of your esteemed news paper, i would like to draw the attention of the concerned authorities towards the sorry state of affairs of the people at the hands of police. Despite the tall claims made (still making) by previous government of reforming police department, no improvement whatsoever is seen in our area […]

Stop child labour

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2019

“One who does not show mercy to our children is not from my community” [Holy Prophet (SAW)] Kindness towards children was one of the Prophet’s special characteristics. Children are flowers of heaven and they are the beautiful creation of God. Child labour is a terrible and big crime. In Pakistan it is an ever growing […]

The devaluation of economy

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2019

What is behind the devaluation of Pakistani currency? What are its effects on our economy? The Pakistani currency has experienced a worst fall against the US dollar ever in the history of Rs 143 per Dollar. The rupee has lost about 35 percent since the first devaluation in Dec 2017. PM Imran Khan on the […]

Rumors about abolishing of tax – free status of Malakand

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2019

It has been reportedly learnt that the Chief minister of KP Mahmood Khan has issued directives to all the ministries/ departments and quarters concerned to fulfill all the legal formalities before tabling any bill or law in the house for legislation. They have been further directed to share and discuss the theme of the bill […]

Working women issues

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2019

In the past few years, the role of a woman has changed drastically in Pakistan. Women are now stepping out of their houses to earn and break free from all stereotypes that confine women to live inside home. Women can now be seen working as fire fighters, pilots,air traffic Controllers, bankers, company executives, labourers, farmers […]

TF and Pakistan’s economic quagmire

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2019

Financial Action Task Force is a global body which aims at combating money laundering and terrorists financing. FATF grey list comprises of the countries which lacks in implementing strategic policies against terrorist financing. Pakistan was also grey listed from 2012 to 2015. But later due to efforts and policies, Pakistan was removed from the grey […]

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