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Federal govt releases list of 172 suspects placed on ECL

By The Frontier Post | December 28, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The federal government has released a list of 172 suspects whose names have been placed on the Exit Control List (ECL), on Friday. According to the list, Top leadership of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) including party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, former president Asif Ali Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur, Sindh chief […]

Indian forces martyr another in Pulwama

By The Frontier Post | December 28, 2018

Monitoring Desk SRINAGAR: The Indian occupied forces continued its atrocities in occupied Kashmir and martyred a youth in Pulwama district on Friday. According to media reports, the occupied troops martyred the youth during a cordon and search operation in Karewas Renzipora area of the district. The occupation authorities have suspended the mobile internet service in […]

Shehbaz to chair PAC meeting

By The Frontier Post | December 28, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser on Thursday issued production orders of imprisoned President Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Shehbaz Sharif so that the latter could chair the meeting of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC). The leader of the opposition in the NA will chair the committee meeting which would continue from December 28 […]

COAS: Pakistan committed to Afghan peace efforts

By The Frontier Post | December 28, 2018

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Commander Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan, General Austin Scott Miller Thursday called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa here at the General Headquarters. During the meeting matters of mutual interest with particular reference to regional security and ongoing Afghan reconciliation process were discussed, an ISPR press release said. Both […]

Investigate ‘benami prime minister’ too, says Bilawal Bhutto

By The Frontier Post | December 27, 2018

F.P. Report LARKANA: Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said that if the institutions are investigating the benami accounts then they should also investigate ‘the benami prime minister’. The PPP chairman was addressing the gathering held in Garhi Khuda Bukhsh to remember the 11th death anniversary. Bilawal said that the Joint Investigation Team’s report […]

Govt decides to place Zardari’s name on ECL

By The Frontier Post | December 27, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Thursday announced that name of former president Asif Ali Zardari – accused in the multi-billion rupee fake accounts case – would be placed on the Exit Control List (ECL). The minister elaborated that the decision was taken during Thursday’s federal cabinet meeting and a total of 172 […]

Global

Dozens protests in Congo against election exclusion

By The Frontier Post | December 28, 2018

KINSHASA (Reuters): Security forces in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo fired live rounds and tear gas on Thursday to scatter demonstrators who burned tires and attacked Ebola centers in protest at their exclusion from the presidential election. The electoral commission (CENI) announced on Wednesday that it was cancelling voting in Sunday’s election in the cities […]

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Police, protesters clash in Tunis

By The Frontier Post | December 28, 2018

TUNIS (AP): Protesters have clashed with police for a third consecutive night in Tunisia after a journalist set himself on fire and died to denounce the economic problems engulfing the North African nation. National Guard spokesman Housameddine Jebabli said Thursday that protests took place in six different towns including Kasserine, in west central Tunisia, where […]

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Trump declares end to US ‘policeman’ role in surprise Iraq visit

By The Frontier Post | December 27, 2018

AL-ASAD AIR BASE, IRAQ (AFP): President Donald Trump used a lightning visit to Iraq — his first with US troops in a conflict zone since being elected — to defend the withdrawal from Syria and declare an end to America´s role as the global “policeman.” Trump, accompanied by his wife Melania, landed late Wednesday at […]

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Saudi Arabia announces limited cabinet reshuffle

By The Frontier Post | December 27, 2018

RIYADH (AA): Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz on Thursday carried out a limited cabinet reshuffle, according to the Saudi Press Agency. Ibrahim al-Assaf was appointed foreign minister, replacing Adel al-Jubeir, who was made minister of state for foreign affairs. Abdullah bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz was appointed minister of the Saudi National Guard; Hamad al-Sheikh was […]

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US fingerprints all over in war-torn Yemen: NYT

By The Frontier Post | December 27, 2018

NEW YORK (AA): The U.S. had access to records of Saudi-led coalition’s airstrikes in Yemen, and Saudis “often ignored” no-strike lists provided by Washington, The New York Times reported. “A former senior State Department official said that the United States had access to records of every airstrike over Yemen since the early days of the […]

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Indian court remands 10 suspected suicide attack plotters in custody

By The Frontier Post | December 27, 2018

NEW DELHI (Reuters): An Indian court on Thursday remanded in police custody 10 people suspected of plotting suicide attacks in the New Delhi, while more investigations are carried out, a defence lawyer said. Members of the cell, which police said had links to an Islamic State-inspired group, were arrested in raids in Delhi and nearby […]

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Pakistan

KP police raids ‘ice’ factory, recovers drugs worth millions

By The Frontier Post | January 6, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) police raided a factory involved in manufacturing of ice and other drugs in a village of Peshawar. According to details, the police arrested four suspects from the factory and confiscated drugs worth millions of rupees. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) of Peshawar Javed Iqbal told the media that besides […]

Police clueless about murderer of Abbottabad’s 3-year-old girl

By The Frontier Post | January 6, 2019

F.P. Report ABBOTTABAD: After the passage of more than 10 days, the Abbottabad police are still clueless about the rapist and murderer of three-year-old Faryal.   District police officer Abbas Majeed Marwat said blood samples of over 270 suspected people had been sent to a forensic lab in Lahore for DNA test but they didn’t […]

Govt decides to end ferry service on River Indus

By The Frontier Post | January 6, 2019

F.P. Report KALABAGH: The government of Punjab has decided to end ferry service on River Indus on Sunday. The employees connected with the ferry service have received notices about dismissal from their jobs. The project titled ‘Inland Transportation’ by the Inland Water Transport Development Company (IWTDC) was initiated during the tenure of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) […]

Fazl meets Zardari again to bring PPP, PML-N leadership closer

By The Frontier Post | January 6, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl chief Moulana Fazlur Rehman on Saturday met former president and Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari for the second time in 24 hours. Talking to media in Lahore on Saturday, he said that opposition has no other options except grand opposition. The JUI-F chief said that he conveyed […]

Govt not to compromise on accountability: Fawad Chaudhry

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Federal Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry on Saturday said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government would not compromise on the ongoing accountability process in the country. Addressing a ceremony in Lahore, Fawad Chaudhry said that the masses gave them mandate to hold all the corrupt accountable and added that the government would not […]

CDA operation on PPP leader’s lawn is ‘political oppression’, claims Bilawal

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) on Saturday demolished the lawn of PPP Secretary General Nayyar Bukhari’s house, claiming that it was built on encroached land that belonged to the Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU). The move was strongly condemned by PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, who described the operation on Bukhari’s residence as “a tool […]

Afghanistan

US to withdraw 7,000 security personnel from Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | December 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: The Trump administration has taken the decision to withdraw 7,000 troops from Afghanistan, around half of American military personnel security stationed there, The New York Times reported on Friday. According to reports of leading US newspaper, the Wall Street Journal, which was first to report the development, said that the White House […]

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Afghans desire lasting peace, not a hasty deal: Mohib

By The Frontier Post | December 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: National Security Advisor (NSA) Hamdullah Mohib says the Afghan people desire lasting peace, not a hasty deal that ignores their sacrifices. Mohib wrote on his Twitter account that peace efforts required strategic patience, tact and courage — not improvisation without any direction. “We are humbled by the international interests in bringing peace […]

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Wali Massoud also jumps into presidential race

By The Frontier Post | December 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Massoud Foundation chief Ahmad Wali Massoud on Thursday formally nominated himself as a candidate for the upcoming presidential election, saying a leadership change was central to steering the country out of the prevailing crisis. President Ashraf Ghani, former national security advisor Mohammad Hanif Atmar, ex-ambassador to India Shaida Abdali and lawmaker Abdul […]

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ALP commander killed by Taliban in Baghlan attack

By The Frontier Post | December 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk PUL-I-KHUMRI: Afghan Local Police (ALP) commander for Dahna Ghori district has been killed along with a bodyguard in a Taliban attack in Baghlan province, an official said on Thursday. Deputy Chairman of Provincial Council Shams-ul-Haq Barakzai told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place in the Zamankhel area of Pul-i-Kumri, the provincial capital. […]

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Govt accused of negligence in Qahraman’s case

By The Frontier Post | December 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Some Provincial Council members from Kandahar accused government for not properly handling the case of Abdul Jabbar Qahraman’s assassination and demanded a state medal and the Helmand Airport after his name. Qahraman, a lawmaker from Helmand, was killed in a blast two month back during his election campaign. Addressing reporter here some […]

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Four killed in mortar shell explosion

By The Frontier Post | December 21, 2018

Monitoring Desk HERAT CITY: At least four people were killed and three others wounded as a result of a mortar shell explosion in Chesht Sharif district of western Herat province on Thursday, an official said. Jilani Farhad, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the explosion took place in a farm at 10:30am. He […]

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Business

Inflation eases as petrol prices fall

By The Frontier Post | December 20, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): The UK inflation rate fell slightly to 2.3% in November, from 2.4% the previous month,driven mainly by a big fall in petrol prices. The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) figure for the month was the lowest since March 2017, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Video games prices also fell, but […]

Europe agrees on Clean Energy for All Europeans package

By The Frontier Post | December 20, 2018

ISTANBUL (AA): The European Commission, European Parliament and the European Council agreed Wednesday on the Clean Energy for All Europeans package that aims to make the electricity market more flexible and facilitate the integration of a greater share of renewable energy while marking the end of coal and subsidies in Europe, a statement from the […]

Oil prices recover with rebound in stocks, Fed in focus

By The Frontier Post | December 20, 2018

ANKARA (AA): Crude oil prices recovered Wednesday from a three-day slump, as the rebound in US stock markets shifted the sentiment among investors towards optimism, who now focus on signals that will come from US Federal Reserve. International benchmark Brent crude fell 5.9 percent on Tuesday to post losses for a third consecutive trading day, […]

APPS collaborates with HabibMetro Bank to launch PayFast payment gateway

By The Frontier Post | December 20, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Avanza Premier Payment Services (APPS) and HabibMetro Bank signed an agreement to enable ‘PayFast’, APPS’ end-to-end payment gateway, to provide a secure and reliable service for Ecommerce & Mcommerce transactions. This gateway will allow customers to make payments through their bank accounts or debit cards, a facility that is currently offered on […]

As Facebook raised a privacy wall, it carved an opening for tech giants

By The Frontier Post | December 19, 2018

WASHINGTON(NYTimes): For years, Facebook gave some of the world’s largest technology companies more intrusive access to users’ personal data than it has disclosed,effectively exempting those business partners from its usual privacy rules,according to internal records and interviews. The special arrangements are detailed in hundreds of pages of Facebook documents obtained by The New York Times. […]

New oil, gas projects to accelerate in 2019

By The Frontier Post | December 19, 2018

LONDON (Reuters): The number of new oil and gas projects will rise five-fold next year from a 2015 trough but overall spending is still unlikely to be enough to meet future demand, consultancy Wood Mackenzie said in a report. Shaken by a sharp drop in oil prices in recent months, boards are generally expected to […]

Sports

BCCI to sue PCB for Rs300m compensation

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to sue Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for damages related to the compensation case regarding Indo-Pak series. According to a report in Mumbai Mirror, the BCCI has written a letter to the Dispute Resolution Committee (DRC) seeking legal expenses of the compensation […]

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Salah fires Liverpool into Champions League last 16

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2018

LIVERPOOL (Agencies): Mohamed Salah’s delightful first-half strike gave Liverpool a 1-0 win over Napoli that sent them into the Champions League’s last 16 and the Italian side crashing out at a tension-filled Anfield on Tuesday. Liverpool knew that a 1-0 win, or a victory by two goals or more, would be enough to seal a […]

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Hockey World Cup: England beat Argentina 3-2 to reach semi-finals

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2018

Bhubaneswar (Agencies): England won their first match against Argentina in five years to qualify for the semi-finals of the Hockey World Cup here on Wednesday. Argentina, the Olympic champions, lost a contest that oscillated till the last quarter. Gonzallo Peillat (17’, 48’) scored twice for them, converting two penalty corners. But Barry Middleton (27’), Will […]

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Hockey World Cup: England beat Argentina 3-2 to reach semi-finals

By The Frontier Post | December 12, 2018

BHUBANESWAR (Agencies): England reached the semi-finals of the Hockey World Cup in India with a thrilling 3-2 victory over Argentina. Gonzalo Peillat gave Argentina the lead from a penalty corner before Barry Middleton fired in to equalise. The influential Middleton then provided the aerial ball to set up Will Calnan put England in front. Peillat […]

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Agha Salman leads Lahore Region Blues to a victory in National T20 Cup

By The Frontier Post | December 12, 2018

MULTAN (APP): Young Salman Ali Agha scored 38 runs to help Lahore Region Blues to pull off a convincing five-wicket victory over Rawalpindi Region in their match of the National T20 Cup at Multan Stadium on Wednesday. With striking four boundaries during his knock, Agha made sure that Lahore were well balanced on the day. […]

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Ashfaq Hussain Shah elected new president of PFF

By The Frontier Post | December 12, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Syed Ashfaq Hussain Shah was elected as the new president of Pakistan Football Federation, outvoting Anwar ul Haq Qureshi by a clear margin of 17 to 3 votes in Pakistan Football Federation’s elections held at the Supreme Court building. The elections, which FIFA has already refused to accept, were held on Wednesday […]

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Fashion & Movies

Krishna Raj Kapoor passes away at 87

By The Frontier Post | October 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Krishna Raj Kapoor, wife of late legendary actor Raj Kapoor, passed away Monday morning at 87 after suffering from a cardiac arrest. “My mother passed away at about 5 am today due to cardiac arrest…old age was another factor. We are deeply saddened by her demise,” her eldest son Randhir told Indian […]

Sui Dhaaga earns Rs 35 crore on weekend

By The Frontier Post | October 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Sui Dhaaga: Made in India hit the theatres on Friday and earned Rs 8.30 crores on its opening day. The collections were impressive and they also took a jump on Saturday. After the film raked in good numbers at the box-office on day one, all eyes were on day two and the […]

Kangana’s Manikarnki’s teaser is set to release

By The Frontier Post | October 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The much awaited teaser of Kangana Ranaut’s Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi will be released on Gandhi Jayanti. While the day is to celebrate the birth anniversary of the father of the nation, Mahatama Gandhi, Kangana felt it right to release the teaser to commemorate the spirit of the warrior queen on […]

‘Sui Dhaaga’ expected good opening at the box-office

By The Frontier Post | September 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Varun Dhawan and Anushka Sharma’s Sui Dhaaga has finally hit the screens today and has opened to a decent response at the box-office. The early shows of the film have registered an occupancy close to 40% which is pretty decent considering the film is not a typical commercial entertainer. Produced by Yash […]

Shraddha Kapoor reveals first look of Saina Nehwal’s biopic

By The Frontier Post | September 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: With Indian badminton player Saina Nehwal’s biopic now on floors, movie buffs and sports fanatics are counting days till the film is ready for release but for now, fans are gushing over the first look unveiled of the film. Bollywood actor Shraddha Kapoor essaying the role of the badminton champion had taken […]

Parineeti Chopra speaks about her love life

By The Frontier Post | September 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Even though she has never openly spoken about what goes on in her personal life, media’s obsession with Parineeti Chopra’s love life persists. Busy with her work commitments, one wonders if this beauty gets enough time to have a romantic personal life. Being one of the most accomplished millennial actresses, it’s not […]

Science & Technology

Pentagon terms Huawei, ZTE phones security risk

By The Frontier Post | May 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Personnel on US military bases can no longer buy phones and other gear manufactured by Chinese firms Huawei and ZTE after the Pentagon said the devices pose an “unacceptable” security risk. Concerns have heightened at the Pentagon about consumer electronics being used to snoop on or track service members. “Huawei and ZTE devices […]

Twitter advises users to change passwords after fault

By The Frontier Post | May 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter Inc urged its more than 330 million users to change their passwords after a glitch caused some to be stored in readable text on its internal computer system rather than disguised by a process known as “hashing”. The social network disclosed the issue in a blog post and series of […]

Stephen Hawking’s final research paper centers around theory of multiverse

By The Frontier Post | May 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: The last work of late renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has been released which centers around the theory of the multiverse. According to the research paper that Hawking wrote in collaboration with Thomas Hertog, submitted a few days before his death, reality may be made up of multiple universes, but each one may not […]

Xiaomi submits documents for Hong Kong IPO

By The Frontier Post | May 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk HONG KONG: Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi filed documents Thursday with Hong Kong’s stock exchange operator for an initial public offering that could be the world’s biggest share sale in years. Beijing-based Xiaomi is the world’s fourth-biggest smartphone maker by shipment volume, according to International Data Corp. The listing documents provided no financial details about […]

Apples announces $100 billion sales of iPhone

By The Frontier Post | May 2, 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters): Apple Inc on Tuesday reported resilient iPhone sales in the face of waning global demand and promised $100 billion in additional stock buybacks, reassuring investors that its decade-old smartphone invention had life in it yet. Apple’s quarterly results topped Wall Street forecasts, which dropped ahead of the report on growing concern over […]

Remedy to reveal its New Game at E3 2018

By The Frontier Post | May 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk Over the past weeks, we had news for many big studios revealing their next projects at E3 2018. After getting to know that CD Projekt Red will be attending the conference with Cyberpunk 2077, Remedy is joining the ranks with their new game according to the publisher, 505 Games. Remedy’s codenamed Project 7 will be revealed at […]

Health

Eating fish and vegetable may delay Menopause

By The Frontier Post | May 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: A diet rich in fish and vegetables may delay the onset of menopause, a new study has found. British researchers used health and behavioral data on 9,027 women ages 40 to 65, and followed them for four years. They assessed their diet using a detailed 217-item food frequency questionnaire that included […]

Iowa lawmakers passes abortion ban in US

By The Frontier Post | May 3, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): Iowa’s Republican-controlled legislature passed the most restrictive abortion ban in the United States on Wednesday, outlawing the procedure after a fetal heartbeat is detected, often at six weeks and before a woman realizes she is pregnant. The Senate voted 29-17 to pass the House of Representatives-approved bill, according to the legislature’s online voting […]

Smoking increases risk of atrial fibrillation

By The Frontier Post | May 3, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Smoking and alcohol consumption increases the lifetime risk of a rapid and irregular heart rate, called atrial fibrillation, that can lead to a stroke, dementia, heart failure, and other complications, a new study says. The results, published in the journal The BMJ, showed that among individuals aged 55 years or older, the […]

90% world population breathing polluted air: WHO

By The Frontier Post | May 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk GENEVA: More than 90 percent of the global population is breathing in high levels of pollutants, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, blaming poor air quality for some seven million deaths annually. Fresh data from the UN health body showed that every corner of the globe is dealing with air pollution, although the […]

Baking soda can be helpful in combating rheumatoid arthritis

By The Frontier Post | May 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Drinking baking soda daily may help reduce the destructive inflammation of autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, say scientists. While the immune system normally protects us from disease and infection, in someone who has an autoimmune disease the immune system attacks healthy cells in the body by mistake. Drinking baking soda, or sodium […]

Researchers identify 44 genetic risk factors of depression

By The Frontier Post | May 1, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: International scientists have identified 44 genetic variants that can increase the risk of developing major depression and found that all humans carry at least some of them. The new findings could help explain why not everyone treated with antidepressants sees their condition improve, the scientists said, and could also point the way […]

Travel

Articles

Corruption, deception, pretention and mockery in name of serving people!

By The Frontier Post | April 14, 2018

Syed Ulfat Ahmed Years back, legendary scientist Stephen Hawking said, “Gone are the days we could stand on our own, against the world. We need to be part of a larger group of nations, both for our security and trade.” But, if we look into today’s global scenario, we actually will find some rulers and […]

Racial injustice in America is worse than you thought

By The Frontier Post | April 13, 2018

Huma Yasin Race permeates every facet of American society, and racism is the original sin of the American nation – deeply interwoven in its DNA culturally and institutionally. Can America change its DNA? Fifty years after the murder of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the discrimination and erasure of black lives continues. From police […]

UAE aggression targets fragile Somalia

By The Frontier Post | April 12, 2018

Mohamed Salah Ahmed In Feb. 8, 2017, Somalia set the stage for a “soft revolution” led by Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, an experienced diplomat and politician. His victory, which came at a time when the country needed hope to overcome major political and economic challenges, was celebrated across the Somali-speaking world. Farmajo’s success seemingly convinced the […]

Agriculture in crises

By The Frontier Post | April 11, 2018

Ammar Saleem As a student of agricultural university, I consider myself to take advantage of writing skills and enlighten the hidden problems of agriculture. Our agriculture contributes approxiamately 63% of economy. Unfortunately the parasites like corruption,incompetency in workng body,climate change,imports etc are acting as a host in national body. Our soil has ability to grow […]

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 […]

Editorial

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 […]

Establishing Rupee-CPEC linkage

By The Frontier Post | April 2, 2018

Abandoning his favorite economic prosperity mantra, the  Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal has started a public relations campaign to conceal the bitter facts about the government’s decision to allow the rupee lose its value against the US dollar and other major world currencies. He has also given up his often repeated theme of ranking the Pakistan’s […]

PM’s stance on Senate elections

By The Frontier Post | April 1, 2018

Taking broad side of the state institutions has now become a routine matter for PML-N leaders. The Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, while addressing the inauguration ceremony of Chaudhry Abdul Hameed Cardiology Center in Lahore, said that recent Senate election should be scrapped and the senators who bought their way to the parliament should be […]

Railway up-gradation

By The Frontier Post | March 31, 2018

The approval for the up-gradation of railway Mainline (ML-1) has again been delayed. The project is the only strategic scheme of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The hindrance in the approval of the project and it subsequent implementation is the big differential in the cost estimates worked out by China and Pakistan. Beijing tagged the cost […]

Resolution of Afghan Conflict

By The Frontier Post | March 30, 2018

US State Department Assistant Secretary for South Asia and Central Asia, Alice Wells is arriving Islamabad to discuss matters pertaining to the resolution of Afghan conflict , terrorism and economic matters with senior government officials. The US South Asia strategy will be discussed, particularly in the context of Afghanistan and Pakistan’s stated commitment to eliminate […]

Spadework for IMF bailout

By The Frontier Post | March 29, 2018

The PML-N government has accepted the International Monetary Fund (IMF) precondition to let the rupee depreciate further by 4 percent to qualify for any fresh bailout package that is needed to avoid default like situation. Despite denials from Miftah Ismail, Advisor to the Prime Minister on finance and Rana Muhammad Afzal, State Minister for finance, […]

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