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Govt is going to avail 19th IMF programme: finance minister

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Asad Umar on Wednesday said the government was going to avail 19th programme from the International Monetary Fund, which would be Pakistan’s last IMF programme. “We are going to take 19th IMF programme. This would be the last IMF programme of Pakistan,” the finance minister said, while speaking to a […]

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Afridi in hot waters again after controversial comments on Kashmir

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

F.P. Report LONDON/KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Former Pakistan cricketer ‘Boom Boom’ Shahid Khan Afridi has done it again, this time with comments about Kashmir which sparked yet another controversy on both Pakistani and Indian media. “The world has turned Kashmir into an issue. Kashmir is not an issue,” the 38-year-old cricketer said, while addressing students at […]

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Dead body of late Tahir Dawar to be shifted through Torkham border: FO

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD/JALALABAD: Afghanistan Foreign Ministry on Wednesday confirmed that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s (KP) police missing official Tahir Dawar was killed Nangarhar province, stated Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr. Faisal. Faisal added that the corpse of ill-fate police official was first seen by people of Afghanistan’s district Dur Baba. “Afghanistan Foreign Ministry informed Pakistan’s embassy about the […]

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War of words in Senate as Fawad accuses Mehmood Achakzai of anti-state talk

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Senate once again saw war of words and opposition walkout after Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Wednesday continued attacks on opposition—this time on Pushtunkhwa Milli Awami Party chief Mehmood Achakzai. Speaking in the upper house, Fawad accused Achakzai of robbing the country and making anti-state statements, resulting in strong response from PkMAP […]

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Qatari delegation briefs Zulfi Bukhari on status of 100,000 jobs for Pakistanis

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: A Qatari delegation led by Major Abdullah Khalifa Al Muhanadi, Director Management of Recruitment Support Services, called on Sayed Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari alias Zulfi Bukhari, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development at his office Wednesday. During the meeting, the two sides discussed different issues including […]

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Top court hears case regarding return of Dar

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan has resumed hearing of a case pertaining to bring back the former finance minister Ishaq Dar to Pakistan for trial in corruption cases. As the hearing underway, the court has showed displeasure over the continouse absence of Ishaq Dar during the proceeding. Additional Attorney General informed the court […]

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Global

Israel’s Lieberman resigns as defense minister

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

JERUSALEM (AA): Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Wednesday resigned from his post, one day after a cease-fire was reached between Palestinian resistance factions and Israel. “I didn’t look for reasons to quit,” Lieberman told a press conference. He cited Tuesday’s ceasefire deal in the Gaza Strip and Qatari funds for the blockaded Palestinian territory […]

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Trump names new US ambassador to Saudi Arabia

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

WASHINGTON DC (AFP): President Donald Trump on Tuesday tapped John Abizaid, a top US general from the Iraq war who has studied the Middle East for years, as ambassador to Saudi Arabia amid growing friction between the longstanding allies. Abizaid is a fluent Arabic speaker of Lebanese Christian descent who headed US Central Command — […]

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Chinese premier says no winner in trade war with US

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

ANKARA (AA): The prime minister of China said Tuesday there are no winners in a trade war with the U.S. “There is no winner in the trade war,” Li Keqiang said at the 33rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Singapore where he addressed the trade war, the South China Sea dispute and […]

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US chose wrong path on sanctions, will be defeated

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

GENEVA (AFP): America has chosen the wrong path in reimposing sanctions on Iran and will be defeated, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday, according to the Tasnim news agency. The United States reinstated sanctions targeting Iran’s oil industry on Nov. 5 as it seeks to force the Islamic Republic to accept tougher curbs on its […]

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Saudi-led coalition agrees to evacuate injured Houthis from Yemen: UK Office

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

LONDON (Sputnik): The Saudi-led coalition, supporting the Yemeni internationally-recognized government in the civil conflict with the Houthis, has agreed to allow the UN to evacuate up to 50 injured rebels to neighbouring Oman after the visit of UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt to Saudi Arabia and the UAE, the UK Foreign Office said. “The Saudi-led […]

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Trump continues offensive against France’s Macron

By The Frontier Post | November 14, 2018

WASHINGTON (AA): U.S. President Donald Trump went on a prolific Twitter tear against his French counterpart Tuesday, slamming Emmanuel Macron for what he called low approval ratings and high unemployment. “The problem is that Emmanuel suffers from a very low Approval Rating in France, 26%, and an unemployment rate of almost 10%,” Trump said. “He […]

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Pakistan

Zardari says ‘know who is helping PTI’s govt’

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

F.P. Report BADIN: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari on Thursday stated that ‘he knows who is helping incumbent government. He made these remarks during interaction with media personnel in Badin. The former president went on to say that only ‘real representatives’ [of masses] can run the country. Taking a jibe at Prime […]

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Pakistan recovers five abducted Iranian guards

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Pakistani armed forces and law enforcement agencies have safely recovered five Iranian guards who were abducted on the southeastern border between the two countries last month. The Foreign Office spokesperson, Dr Muhammad Faisal, said in a tweet statement that five abducted Iranian guards were recovered safely with concerted efforts of the […]

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Pillion riding banned for 14 days in Sindh

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The Sindh government on Thursday imposed a ban on pillion riding across the province ahead of Eid Miladun Nabi (12th Rabiul Awwal). According to a notification issued by the provincial home department, the ban has been imposed on the use of loud speakers, pillion ridding, carrying/processing or playing of provocative audio/video cassettes/material […]

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Malaysian High Commissioner calls on FM Qureshi to discuss bilateral ties

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: High Commissioner of Malaysia to Pakistan Wisma Putra called on Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mehmood Qureshi at the Foreign Office (FO) to discuss bilateral relations. Dr Mohammad Faisal, spokesperson of FO, tweeted on Thursday that the Malaysian foreign minister held a meeting with FM Qureshi, in which the latter expressed the desire […]

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World colonialism could not pull out love of Prophet (PBUH) from Muslims’ hearts: Fazl

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Mutahida Majlis e Amal (MMA) President Maulana Fazlur Rehman, said on Thursday, that the world colonialism and the rulers could not pull out the love of the holy Prophet (PBUH) from the hearts of the Muslims. Addressing a charged Tahafuz e Namoos e Risalat Million march close to the Punjab Assembly […]

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ECP orders re-polling in PB-26 constituency

By The Frontier Post | November 15, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has ordered re-polling in Quetta’s PB-26 constituency after cancelling the election of Balochistan MPA Ahmed Ali Kohzad null and void. In general election of July 25, MPA Ahmed Ali Kohzad of Hazara Democratic Party’s had received 5,117 votes against Muttahida Majlis-i-Amal runner up Wali Muhammad’s 3,242 votes. […]

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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 […]

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‘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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Sports

Mushfiqur Rahim’s record double-ton underpins Bangladesh’s dominance

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk DHAKA: Mushfiqur Rahim lit up the second day in Mirpur with a brilliant, unbeaten 219 that allowed his team to declare their innings at a massive 522 for 7. Mushfiqur’s was the first Test double-hundred of 2018 and the highest score recorded by a Bangladesh batsman in Tests, while he also became the […]

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‘Two friendly matches at home helped City beat Utd’

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2018

MANCHESTER (BBC): Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said Manchester City’s preparations for their derby victory were helped by playing in two “friendly” matches during the past week. City returned to the top of the Premier League as goals from David Silva, Sergio Aguero and Ilkay Gundogan earned the champions three points at Etihad Stadium. But […]

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Pakistan, NZ share series as Dubai match abandoned due to heavy rain

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: Heavy rain in Dubai abandoned the third one-day international between Pakistan and New Zealand on Sunday night. Heavy rain interrupted the third one-day international as New Zealand were chasing a daunting 280-run target set by Pakistan in Dubai on Sunday. New Zealand were 35-1 after 6.5 overs when the umpires signaled for […]

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Miller and Du Plessis hit tons as South Africa seal series

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

SYDNEY (Agencies): David Miller and Faf du Plessis scored sparkling centuries in a partnership of 252 runs as South Africa beat Australia by 40 runs in a one-day international in Hobart on Sunday to win the three-match series 2-1. The Proteas skipper contributed 125 to South Africa’s 320 for five but it was Miller’s 139 […]

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Liverpool see off Fulham in controversial win at Anfield

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

Liverpool (Agencies): Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League with a controversial 2-0 win over Fulham at Anfield. Mohamed Salah’s opener 12 seconds after Aleksandar Mitrovic had a goal ruled for offside put Liverpool ahead, before Xherdan Shaqiri ensured the points stayed at Anfield in the second half. The home side move above […]

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Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal ruled out of England series

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2018

Pallekele (Agencies): Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has been ruled out of the rest of the Test series against England with injury, while spinner Akila Dananjaya has been reported for a suspect bowling action. Chandimal suffered a groin injury in the 211-run defeat in the first Test. Uncapped all-rounder Charith Asalanka has been called-up, while […]

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Fashion & Movies

Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor to be seen together in a next project

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone’s much-loved chemistry on screen has found fans in everyone. They have the kind of connect with the audience that many actors crave for. Their songs and scenes together become a rage whenever they decide to come together and of course, the duo also shares a strong bond […]

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Sonam and Anand Ahuja celebrate Diwali in London

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Celebrating Diwali together in London this time around is the entire Kapoor Khandaan including Anil Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, Anand Ahuja, Rhea Kapoor, and Sunita Kapoor. Thanks to Rhea Kapoor who’s quite active on social media, we are getting to see all their fun pictures on Instagram. In one of their outings […]

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SRK thanks Riteish for giving ‘Zero’ a solo release

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk All set to surprise his zillions of fans with his next release Zero, Shah Rukh Khan will soon be seen in the Aanand L Rai directorial that also stars Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma in the lead. As the film nears its release, there have been a good buzz around it and if […]

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Akshay Kumar to play a lead role in India’s first space movie

By The Frontier Post | November 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Akshay Kumar will be seen battling it out with superstar Rajnikanth in 2.0 which also stars Amy Jackson. The actor is now all set for a major collaboration with Fox Star Studios and Cape Of Good Films for three films wherein he will be seen playing the lead role. The first film […]

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Irrfan Khan likely to return to India on Diwali

By The Frontier Post | November 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Irrfan Khan is currently in London undergoing treatment for neuroendocrine tumour. Irrfan Khan was diagnosed with the life-threatening disease in March this year. Earlier, there were rumours doing rounds that Irrfan will be returning to India post-Diwali this year. However, a report in a leading daily now claims that he will be […]

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I wanted to play Anushka’s character in Zero: Katrina Kaif

By The Frontier Post | November 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The crackling trio of Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma is set to come back on the big screen with Zero. The trailer of the film was released a couple of days back and it has been received extremely well. All the three characters look gripping and meaty which has […]

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Science & Technology

UK fines Facebook $644,000 over data breach

By The Frontier Post | October 26, 2018

LONDON (AFP): Britain’s Information Commissioner has slapped Facebook with a fine of 500,000 pounds ($644,000)? the maximum possible ? for its behavior in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The ICO’s investigation found that between 2007 to 2014, Facebook processed the personal information of users unfairly by giving app developers access to their information without informed consent. […]

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Facebook introduces simplified messenger App globally

By The Frontier Post | October 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: Facebook has announced a major revamp to its Messenger app designed to simplify the interface and experience. Currently, the Messenger app has about nine tabs which make it difficult to navigate. With Messenger 4, the number of tabs is coming down to three. According to Engadget, The three tabs are going to […]

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Italy fines Apple, Samsung millions for slowing phones

By The Frontier Post | October 25, 2018

ROME (AFP/APP): Italy’s competition authority on Wednesday said it was fining Apple and Samsung 10 and five million euros ($11.5 and $5.7 million) respectively for the so-called “planned obsolescence” of their smartphones. The ruling is believed to be the first against the manufacturers following accusations worldwide that they encourage operating system updates for older phones […]

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LA Hyperloop tunnel to be uncovered in December: Musk 

By The Frontier Post | October 24, 2018

LOS ANGELES (AFP): Elon Musk’s Hyperloop ultra high-speed transport system will be unveiled in Los Angeles in early December with free test rides to the public, the entrepreneur announced. “The first tunnel is almost done,” Musk said on Twitter late Sunday night. “Opens Dec 10.” Responding to comments on Twitter, Musk said there would be […]

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Dyson chooses Singapore for new electric car plant

By The Frontier Post | October 24, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Dyson, the UK-based company best known for its vacuum cleaners, has chosen to build its new electric car in Singapore. The company will break ground on its new factory in Singapore later this year with the first car scheduled to roll off the production line in 2021. Dyson said the decision was […]

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Google introduces new floating keyboard

By The Frontier Post | October 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: Google has introduced a floating keyboard to Gboard and it makes multitasking significantly more convenient. Google added the feature to Gboard version 7.6 and it went live on October 19, according to 9 to5 Google. You can find the new feature by tapping on Gboard’s Google icon and then tapping the overflow menu. […]

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Health

“World Psoriasis Day” to be observed in RMI

By The Frontier Post | October 29, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Rehman Medical Institute (RMI), Peshawar will observe “World Psoriasis Day” on October 29 to raise awareness among the people about Psoriasis. In this connection, an awareness campaign is being held in RMI to commemorate  this day. RMI Dermatology department also offered consultation and treatment by specialists in dermatology, said a statement. Psoriasis […]

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Eighth child dies at New Jersey center hit by viral outbreak

By The Frontier Post | October 28, 2018

NEW JERSEY (Reuters): An eighth child has died at a New Jersey rehabilitation center where 23 people have been infected in a deadly viral outbreak, state health officials said. The outbreak of adenovirus at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell, New Jersey, was first reported by the New Jersey Department of Health […]

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Several flu cases reported in New Hampshire

By The Frontier Post | October 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk MANCHESTER: Several cases of the flu have been reported in New Hampshire so far, and doctors are urging residents to get vaccinated. State Epidemiologist Benjamin Chan tells WMUR-TV the flu vaccine protects not only the people getting vaccinated, but also others around them who may be more susceptible to the flu and its […]

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Breathing through nose likely to improve memory

By The Frontier Post | October 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: According to recent study, nose breathing could enhance one’s memory. It also helps to influence respiration on human perception and cognition, reported Times Now. The researcher was conducted on nose breathers and mouth breathers. It found that nose breathers, whose mouths were taped over during the consolidation period, showed increased odor recognition […]

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Eradication of Polio inevitable for healthier, brighter Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | October 25, 2018

F.P Report KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said eradication of Polio from Pakistan is inevitable for attaining a status of a healthier society and for brighter Pakistan. On the occasion of World Polio Day, he has, in his message, said that it is imperative to ensure a Polio-free Pakistan for the […]

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15,000 breast cancer patients registered every year in KP

By The Frontier Post | October 25, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Around fifteen thousand cases of Brest Cancer were reported every year in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa while more than 40,000 women were died every year in Pakistan. This was said in a seminar organized by Shaheed Benzir Bhutto Women University Peshawar to observe breast cancer month as October is every year observed for the […]

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Travel

Emirates steward steals money from three passengers

By The Frontier Post | October 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk SHARJAH: A Emirates steward has been accused of stealing 18,500 dirhams from three business class passengers attending to their ailing father on a flight, Gulf News reported. The Emirati trio were flying from Thailand to Dubai when their father fell ill. The three left their belongings unattended to attend to the man. They […]

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Milan Airport to be close for three months due to renovation works

By The Frontier Post | October 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk MILAN: ITALY’s popular airport in Milan will be closed for three months in 2019 during the busiest season of the year due to renovation works, affecting millions of passengers. Italy’s Milan Linate Airport is one of the busiest in the country, welcoming more than nine million passengers annually. In 2019, renovation projects have […]

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Violent sickness strikes 300 passengers on luxury Mediterranean cruise

By The Frontier Post | October 13, 2018

LONDON: Cruise passengers were forced to stay in their cabins and eat bread and water after a sickness bug swept the luxury liner, it has been claimed. Around 300 passengers were left suffering from vomiting and diarrhoea by the suspected virus onboard the cruise ship Aida Prima. The ship departed Palma in Majorca, Spain on 22 September but its Mediterranean voyage […]

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Countdown on for world’s longest non-stop flight

By The Frontier Post | October 12, 2018

NEW YORK (BBC): The battle to offer the world’s longest non-stop flight steps up a gear on Thursday, when a new Singapore-to-New York service takes off. Singapore Airlines is relaunching the service five years after they withdrew it because it had become too expensive. It will cover more than 15,000km and is scheduled to take […]

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Lufthansa and Ryanair settle dispute over leased planes

By The Frontier Post | October 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Lufthansa and Ryanair-backed carrier Laudamotion settled a dispute over leasing contracts, avoiding a London court hearing that was scheduled for November, both airlines said on Tuesday. The German flagship carrier said in July it wanted to end an agreement to lease planes to Laudamotion, claiming the Austrian leisure airline had failed to […]

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Qatar Airways will continue its operations to Iran despite US sanctions

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk DOHA: Qatar Airways Group has expressed its commitment to continuing flights to Iran, saying it will not be affected by the US sanctions against the Islamic Republic. Addressing a high-profile business conference in the Qatari capital of Doha on Monday, the airline’s Chief Executive, Akbar Al Baker, said services to Iran would continue despite […]

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Articles

Some lie and some die: Saudi media and Khashoggi affair

By The Frontier Post | October 23, 2018

Tarek Cherkaoui After almost three weeks of denials and blame deflection, the Saudi authorities finally backtracked on Oct. 19, 2018, announcing that Khashoggi died during a “brawl” inside the consulate on Oct. 2 and that 18 Saudis have been arrested in connection with this case. Moreover, two top aides of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman […]

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Inflation crisis in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

Ayesha Abdul Razzaq “Inflation makes the wealthiest people richer and the masses poorer” James Cook Pakistan is going through many problems but the most significant problem of all is inflation, which is still unsolved. Inflation is common in every country but if it exceeds the normal level, it is consider as high inflation. Middle and […]

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Tashkent pursues partnership with Putin on power plants

By The Frontier Post | October 21, 2018

Najam Abbas Tashkent has embarked on an approach to open up the country for wider cooperation with its immediate neighbors, countries in the region, and in its wider surroundings. Departing from the self-imposed isolation practiced by late President Islam Karimov between 1991 and 2016, the country’s current President Shavkat Mirziyoyev is probing a new paradigm […]

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Israel throws Assad a lifeline, again

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2018

Hussain Abdul-Hussain It is mind-boggling why the state whose policy is informed by undermining Lebanon’s Hezbollah, has — twice in a decade — thrown Hezbollah’s patron and main supporter, Syrian President Bashar Assad, a lifeline. Nothing makes sense in the Israeli policy toward Assad. Starting in 2005, the Syrian president suffered international isolation resulting from […]

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Why are female suicides most common in India?

By The Frontier Post | October 19, 2018

Raksha Kumar Seven women sat in an irregular circle in an East Bangalore cafe. They belonged to different ethnicities, religions, spoke different languages and had different jobs. The only common aspect among them was that they had tried to kill themselves at least once in their lifetime. Pavithra sat closest to the door and came […]

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The mind of a neo-Nazi

By The Frontier Post | October 18, 2018

Salman Ahmed The year 2015 saw Germany faced with a crushing identity crisis. It continues to play out in various German towns and cities. This was the third one in a matter of seven decades and greatly risks dividing the country. The first two came post Second World War, after the reunification of East and […]

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Editorial

Shipment economy

By The Frontier Post | October 23, 2018

Bulk of Pakistan’s exports consists of primary commodities and low tech manufactures like cotton, rice, wheat, Kino, mangoes, sugar, surgical instruments, sports goods, electrical appliances and light engineering goods. The prices of primary commodities and low techs industrial goods often fluctuate in the interregnal market, resulting in the unfavourable terms of trade. The extremely high […]

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Compliance of FATF plan

By The Frontier Post | October 22, 2018

The international community did not show firms resolve to hold the legs of two previous governments of PPP and PML-N to fire on the twin menace money laundering and terror-financing. A clean bill of health used to be given to them. The PML-N government had two third majority in the lower house of the parliament […]

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Water crisis, CJP’s wake-up call

By The Frontier Post | October 21, 2018

Speaking at the two-day inaugural session of International Symposium on the theme “Creating a water secure Pakistan.” the Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar cautioned that the country may run dry by 2025 if the present condition continued to solve the problems that contribute to water scarcity. The president of Pakistan Arif Hussain Alvi […]

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Kandahar attack

By The Frontier Post | October 20, 2018

Pre-poll violence continues in Afghanistan and security personnel in the Governors’ House of Qandahar opened fire, killing General Abdul Raziq, one of the most powerful security official of Afghanistan. General Scott Miller, the top US commander in Afghanistan who had been at the meeting with Raziq only moments earlier remained safe but local chief of […]

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Swelling oil import bill

By The Frontier Post | October 19, 2018

Oil imports may reach $20 billion if prices stay at the current level in world market. Shell Pakistan Chief Executive Officer Haroon Rashid cautioned against the tremendous increase in the oil import bill in the current fiscal year. Speaking at the energy forum 2018, Rashid suggested to the government to extend the oil credit facility […]

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Looking for half truth

By The Frontier Post | October 18, 2018

Speaking at a news conference, Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said that Pakistan Tehrik Insaf government has decided to carry out an audit of all power plants set up during the last fiver years of PML-N government, not saying a single word about the shady deals made for setting up furnace oil and diesel fired thermal […]

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Letters to Editor

A novel that counters terrorism

By The Frontier Post | April 12, 2018

Social media has taken over the habit of book reading. Hence it is courageous writing a book that attracts social media’s attention too. Hafsa Rehan, a medical doctor, proves it as true. She tells our land is not as barren as others badmouth. We are able to produce a good writing that fascinates viewers. Daam-e-Lahoo […]

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Child labor

By The Frontier Post | April 10, 2018

According to a statement issued by Child Rights Movement (CRM) national secretariat, over 12.5 million children in Pakistan are involved in child labor. The term “child labour” is often defined as work that deprives children of their childhood, their potential and their dignity, and that is harmful to physical and mental development. The main reason […]

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Pak-USA relations

By The Frontier Post | March 30, 2018

Since the creation of Pakistan, USA remained on of the closest allies of Pakistan. Being a new born state, America had supported Pakistan since 1947. Pakistan had signed dozens of agreements with USA. America had given military and financial aid to Pakistan over the time, but in return, America had demanded. In past, America had […]

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Testing

By The Frontier Post | March 28, 2018

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