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Federal Cabinet decides to renegotiate LNG deals

By The Frontier Post | October 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Federal Cabinet on Thursday decided to renegotiate the terms and conditions of unjustified deals pertaining to the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminals with the companies concerned as the national economy was under pressure because of them. Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain and Federal Minister for Petroleum Division […]

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PTA extends deadline to register mobile phones

By The Frontier Post | October 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) has extended the deadline for the registration of mobile phones. According to sources, the decision was taken during a PTA meeting on Thursday in which it was decided that unregistered mobile phones would remain operational and an earlier deadline of October 20 would no longer be applicable. […]

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Pakistan cautions against US pullout without achieving peace in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | October 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday cautioned against the US forces’ withdrawal from Afghanistan without first achieving the complete peace and security in the war-torn country. “Pakistan has been reiterating that the US forces should stay in Afghanistan till the achievement of complete peace and stability,” Foreign office spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal said at the […]

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Government to form task force to oversee Karachi development

By The Frontier Post | October 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Thursday announced that the federal government has decided to constitute a task force to oversee the development work in Karachi. Briefing the media after a cabinet session held here earlier today, Chaudhry said there are complaints that funds for the development of the metropolis have not been […]

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Punjab govt to end subsidies on Metro bus fares

By The Frontier Post | October 18, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Punjab government has decided to end subsidies on fares of the Metro bus service, the provincial finance minister said on Thursday. According to a statement by Punjab Finance Minister Makhdoom Hashim Jawan Bakht, the provincial government has been providing subsidies of Rs12 billion yearly to Lahore, Multan and Rawalpindi Metro bus […]

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Trump administration to continue pressure until Pakistan change its regional peace policy: US State Dept official

By The Frontier Post | October 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Pakistan for the State Department, Henry Ensher has said that Washington will continue to apply pressure until Pakistan changes its policy towards regional peace and stability in Afghanistan. He said this while speaking during an event here at the Wilson Centre on Wednesday night. He said efforts […]

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Global

Snowstorm kills nine climbers on Nepal peak

By The Frontier Post | October 13, 2018

KATHMANDU: All nine members of a South Korean climbing expedition were confirmed dead Saturday after a violent snowstorm devastated their camp on Nepal´s Mount Gurja, one of the deadliest mountaineering accidents to hit the Himalayan nation in recent years. The bodies of eight climbers — four South Koreans and four Nepali guides — were spotted […]

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Indian court orders temporary seizure of Zakir Naik’s property

By The Frontier Post | October 13, 2018

MUMBAI (Web Desk): A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court in India has ordered the attachment of four properties in Mumbai belonging to preacher Zakir Naik. According to the Mumbai Mirror, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has attached four flats and a commercial establishment in Mumbai belonging to the 52-year-old. The central agency’s application seeking permission to […]

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Suspended Gaza fuel deal shreds tough diplomatic efforts

By The Frontier Post | October 13, 2018

RAMALLAH (AFP): By suspending badly-needed fuel deliveries to the Gaza Strip after deadly overnight clashes, Israel has cast doubts on the viability of the hard-won measure aimed at helping the Palestinian people and easing tensions. The deal, brokered by the United Nations and backed by the United States, Israel and others, had seen thousands of […]

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14 dead, 35 wounded as bomb targets election meeting in Takhar

By The Frontier Post | October 13, 2018

KUNDUZ (AIP): At least 14 persons were killed and 35 others wounded in a bomb blast targeting an election meeting in Rustaq district in Takhar province today (Oct. 13), officials said Saturday. Explosives planted in a motorcycle went off near the election meeting of Wolesi Jira candidate Nazeefa Bek Yousafi in Rustaq district of Takhar […]

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China opposes Malaysia’s release of 11 Uighur Muslims

By The Frontier Post | October 13, 2018

BEIJING (Reuters): China said on Friday that it resolutely opposed Malaysia’s decision to release 11 ethnic Uighur Muslims from detention and send them to Turkey, disregarding China’s request to hand them to Beijing. China was in the process of verifying details with Malaysia and hoped that the Southeast Asian nation would “attach great importance” to […]

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France to erect fence on Belgium border to keep out plague from Africa – Reports

By The Frontier Post | October 13, 2018

PARIS (Sputnik): Construction is due to start on October 13 and will reportedly cover a number of French departments along the border. French authorities will set up a fence on the country’s border with Belgium to keep out the swine pest, which is spreading from the African continent, the French media outlet Republicain Lorrain reported, […]

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Pakistan

Gwadar is going to become a major water and land route: Sanjrani

By The Frontier Post | October 30, 2018

F.P. Report GWADAR: Acting President Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani has called upon the countries in the Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA) to join hands with Pakistan for a socio-economically and culturally integrated Asia. Speaking as a chief guest at a conference of APA’s Standing Committee for Political Affairs here Monday, Sanjrani said Gwadar is going to become […]

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Traders start receiving extortion calls in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | October 30, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: After a relatively long period of ease – thanks to Karachi operation and biometric SIM cards – the traders of the seaside Pakistani megacity have started receiving calls for extortion from the Lyari’s gangsters who the law enforcers claimed to have wiped out of the city. Two incidents within three days have […]

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Political forces should join hands to counter challenges

By The Frontier Post | October 30, 2018

F.P. Report Islamabad: The President of Pakistan Muslim League and former Prime Minister Ch. Shujat Hussain called on Speaker National Assembly at Parliament House on Monday. Besides, newly elected Member of National Assembly Ch. Munis Ellahi and Ch. Salik Hussain Federal Minister for Housing and Member National Assembly Ch. Hussain Ellahi were also present on […]

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Overseas Pakistanis can access minister online for grievances: Bukhari

By The Frontier Post | October 30, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development (OP&HRD) Zulifqar Abbas Bukhari would hold a live session on Facebook for expatriates in a week in order  to address their grievances faced by them in their respective countries. The initiative also aims at taking the diaspora on board […]

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Shehbaz’s name for PAC chairman controversial: Fawad

By The Frontier Post | October 30, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Monday said the opposition should give another name for the chairman of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) in place of Shehbaz Sharif. Talking to media persons here after the meeting of Parliamentary Committee of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), he said, “We can sit and look at […]

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KP PA to send PTI MPAs attendance to Prime Minister

By The Frontier Post | October 30, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Speaker Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly, Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani Monday issued ruling for sending the attendance of the PTI legislators to Prime Minister Imran Khan on daily basis. The Speaker gave this ruling in wake of the raising of the absence of concern ministers by Khushdil Khan of ANP and Nighat Orakzai of PPP […]

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Afghanistan

Taliban destroy Ghazni-Paktika highway

By The Frontier Post | October 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk GHAZNI CITY: Local residents and officials accused Taliban militants of destroying a five-kilometer portion of the Ghazni-Paktika highway. Sayedullah, a driver on the Ghazni-Paktika highway, told Pajhwok News that Taliban insurgents had destroyed the route in Arzo area of Ghazni province. “In the past, we could reach our destination in 40 minutes but […]

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Blast hits candidate’s driver vehicle

By The Frontier Post | October 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk KHOST CITY: A landmine blast ripped through the campaign vehicle of a Wolesi Jirga candidate in this capital city of Khost province on Friday, injuring four people including a child, police said. The blast took place in Mujahid Square area of Khost City at about 10:30am on the campaign vehicle of Wolesi Jirga […]

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Insecurity, threats main concern for women candidates          

By The Frontier Post | October 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Some women candidates from Kabul and other provinces see insecurity as a major threat to their election campaigns. Several nominees claim being threatened with death. The campaign for the Wolesi Jirga elections, which kicked off on Friday, will run until October 20. Some female contenders complain they could not easily conduct their […]

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IEC concerned over delay in arrival of biometric sets

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Independent Election Commission (IEC) said it was concerned about the delay in receiving 9000 biometric sets and said if the sets did not reach till tomorrow, the election operational system would face with huge challenges. IEC spokesman Syed Hafeezullah Hashami told reporters here that so far 132, 00 biometric sets and […]

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54000 troops to provide security for elections

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghan government has decided that 54000 security personnel would provide security to polling centers on the day of election in Afghanistan. Deputy spokesman for interior ministry Nusrat Rahimi and defence ministry spokesman Syed Ghafoor Ahmad Javed said this while talking to media persons at the government media and information center in […]

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8 ALP men killed in attack

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk AIBAK: Eight Afghan Local Police (ALP) personnel have been killed and as many wounded during a clash with Taliban militants in the Dara-i-Sauf Payeen district of Samangan province, an official said on Thursday. Almas, an ALP commander in the Maqsood locality of the district, told Pajhwok Afghan News the insurgents stormed an ALP […]

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Business

Chinese company to increase investment in Pakistan’s 4G

By The Frontier Post | October 6, 2018

BEIJING (AFP): A Chinese telecom company will further increase its investment in 4G in Pakistan and would build 5,000 base stations in the next three years, said top official of the firm. The company entered in Pakistani market a several years ago, has now over 31 million consumers with a market share of about 21 […]

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America First is hurting China’s business

By The Frontier Post | October 6, 2018

LONDON (Reuters): The US economy has pulled ahead this year, extending a lengthy expansion with help from President Donald Trump’s “America First” agenda and massive tax cuts, but upcoming data could illuminate the impact of his policies on global peers. Trump is determined to rewrite global trade deals, particularly with China, the world’s second-biggest economy […]

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Switzerland starts sharing account data, ends the era of secrecy  

By The Frontier Post | October 6, 2018

ZURICH (Agencies): The era of mystery-cloaked Swiss bank accounts has officially come to a close as Switzerland, the world’s biggest centre for managing offshore wealth, began automatically sharing client data with tax authorities in dozens of other countries. The Federal Tax Administration (FTA) said on Friday it had for the first time exchanged financial account […]

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Indian Rupee plunges to record low against US Dollar

By The Frontier Post | October 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: The Indian rupee plunged to a fresh record low of over 74 to a US dollar on Friday late afternoon, after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) maintained its key benchmark lending rates. Against the UAE dirham, the rupee on Friday was trading at 20.17 at 2.15 pm (UAE time), according […]

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‘EU firms considering ending use of Dollar in transactions with Russia’

By The Frontier Post | October 6, 2018

MOSCOW (Sputnik): European companies are considering the idea of abandoning the dollar in transactions with Russia, switch to the euro is a natural consequence of the US policy, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Friday. “This is something that is decided by two sides, so we will now work with our partners. I think […]

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Iran’s financial activities won’t be heavily affected by new US sanctions

By The Frontier Post | October 6, 2018

MOSCOW (Sputnik): The new US sanctions will not have a major effect on Iran’s financial and oil activity, Iranian Central Bank Governor said Friday. “The US government has already done what it wanted. The main work related to the imposition of restrictions, what they do every day, is to hinder Iran’s financial activities and the […]

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Sports

Muhammad Bilal reaches Asian Snooker C’ship final

By The Frontier Post | September 29, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan’s Muhammad Bilal reached the final of the inaugural ACBS Asian Tour 10 Red championship in Doha, outplaying Hong Kong’s Chrung Ka Wai 5-4 in the semi-finals on Friday. Bilal will play the final against former Irish professional player Brendan O’ Donoghue, who defeated India’s Pankaj Advani 5-0 in the other semi-finals […]

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Fakhar, Shadab, Hasan promoted to platinum category for PSL-4

By The Frontier Post | September 29, 2018

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Several young cricketers have been promoted to the platinum category by Pakistan Cricket Board ahead of the 4th edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL). The new category list was announced on Saturday by the PCB, which also marks the commencement of retention and transfer window for the franchises ahead of PSL 2019. […]

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Pakistan win three Gold in Asian Junior Squash C’ship

By The Frontier Post | September 29, 2018

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan once again vindicated its dominance in Asian junior squash by winning three Gold medals and one silver medal in the Asian Junior Squash Championship in Chennai. Abbas Zeb, Hamza Ali Khan and Haris Qasim won the finals of their respective age categories on Saturday while Anas Ali Shah lost the final […]

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No uncertainty surrounding Sarfraz’s captaincy: Inzamam

By The Frontier Post | September 29, 2018

DUBAI (Monitoring Desk): Pakistan cricket chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq has rejected the uncertainty surrounding Sarfraz Ahmed’s captaincy. Speaking to private channel, Inzamam expressed his confidence in Sarfraz and praised his leadership. Sarfraz’s captaincy has come under a cloud of doubt after Pakistan crashed out of the recently concluded Asia Cup in the United Arab Emirates. “There […]

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Manchester United’s woe continues with defeat at West Ham

By The Frontier Post | September 29, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Manchester United’s miserable start to the season continued as they laboured to a 3-1 defeat at West Ham. Jose Mourinho dropped Alexis Sanchez from his squad for the game, but Paul Pogba started at London Stadium after their training ground row earlier this week. United made the worst possible start, with West Ham’s […]

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Pakistan team to leave for BD

By The Frontier Post | September 29, 2018

F.P. Report Karachi: Pakistan women cricket team leaves for Bangladesh today (Saturday morning) from Lahore to play four T-20Is and an ODI against hosts in the city of Khulna from October 1 to 8.  Javeria Wadood will lead the team as Bismah Maroof is unavailable for the selection due to surgery. She may be included […]

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Fashion & Movies

Ranbir Kapoor wants more movies with Rajkumar Hirani

By The Frontier Post | July 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: With almost 300 crores in their kitty in just ten days, Ranbir Kapoor and Rajkumar Hirani are proving to be one of the most successful actor-director duos in recent times. Placing their bets on the clockwork of a life of Sanjay Dutt, Rajkumar Hirani managed to make Sanju this year’s biggest hit. […]

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Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani demand huge amount to work together

By The Frontier Post | July 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani’s chemistry is both a hit on screen as well as off it. The duo successfully grabs eyeballs every time they step out together.  Their hit pair also won hearts in Baaghi 2 making it one of the highest grossers of 2018. Now, it has come to the […]

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Saif Ali Khan and Sara Ali Khan likely to be seen together in upcoming film

By The Frontier Post | July 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Director Nitin Kakkar is on-track with his next project for the big screen. Saif Ali Khan has been in talks with the director for a long time now and seems like something has finally materialized that is being liked by both the parties. Reports suggest that Nitin Kakkar’s next will have Saif […]

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Kareena helping Sara Ali Khan in her film career

By The Frontier Post | July 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Kareena Kapoor Khan shares a good bond with Saif Ali Khan’s daughter Sara Ali Khan is not hidden from us. It was Kareena who revealed their closeness in an interview, back when she said that she and Sara are like Bffs. It was just last year when we saw Sara and Bebo […]

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Sanjay Dutt to release his autobiography soon

By The Frontier Post | July 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Rajkumar Hirani’s Sanju starring Ranbir Kapoor in the lead has made it to the list of top 10 highest grossing Hindi films ever. Made on the life of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, Sanju traced the life of star and showed his battle against drugs, failed relationships and more. Even though film gave […]

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Aishwarya Rai to play interesting part in ‘Fanney Khan’

By The Frontier Post | July 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is ready to be back on the big screen with yet another entertainer. The actress chooses her projects with precision and her latest venture Fanney Khan is proof of that. Though the film is based on the life of Anil Kapoor and his family, who is the central character […]

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Science & Technology

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Articles

US turns screws on North Korea after UN move

By The Frontier Post | December 28, 2017

Robert L. Anderson The United States is ratcheting up the pressure on North Korea after imposing sanctions on two high-ranking officials involved in the country’s nuclear missile program. Kim Jong-sik and Ri Pyong-chol were both said to be “key” players in the d-evelopment of Pyongyang’s ICBM strategy. In a statement, the US Treasury Secretary Steven […]

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Trump and National Security Strategy

By The Frontier Post | December 27, 2017

Abdullah Muradoglu Yes, the “National Security Strategy” announced by U.S. President Donald Trump is continuing in terms of its scope and objectives, but it doesn’t seem like everybody is happy with the resulting document. American analysts see the document as the day to day pacification of the theory of globalists and neo-nationalists who say, “America […]

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Fahreddin Pasha: We forgot him, but the Arabs couldn’t

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2017

Aydin Unal The Armistice of Mudros was stipulating that Medina be left to the British-backed Arab insurgents and the Ottoman soldiers in the city surrender. The command explaining the situation to Fahreddin Pasha, who oversaw the defense of Medina, had arrived. However, the pasha had no intention to surrender or hand over Medina to the […]

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Quaid-i-Azam – A leader par excellence

By The Frontier Post | December 25, 2017

Zafar Khan Safdar When frustration and despondency envelop a period of history like blinding fog, there arises at times a genius among his people, whose confidence in himself and the cause he advocates become the solid foundation on which is built the magnificent mansion of immortal achievement. The first half of the 20th century was […]

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Uncertainty surrounding general elections 2018

By The Frontier Post | December 24, 2017

Abdul Rahman Malik Pakistan has been going through very tough times especially the disintegrated Political parties raising questions regarding the Upcoming General Elections since the main Political parties specially PML-N Leadership has been in disarray ever since when Nawaz Sharif was disqualified on the charges of corruption and Mayfair flats ownership issue as well as […]

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What does Trump’s NSS offer the rest of the world?

By The Frontier Post | December 23, 2017

Talha Kose On Dec. 18, 2017, US President Trump published his country’s new National Sec-urity Strategy (NSS). As expected from Trump’s earlier comments and efforts the messages of “Making American Great Again” may be consi-dered to be the title, and “principled realism” c-an be considered as the un-derlying theme of this document. Protection of the […]

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Editorial

Perusing Afghan peace process

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2017

Pakistan, China and Afghanistan are holding first round of trilateral foreign ministers’ talks in Beijing to explore the ways and means for restoring peace and stability to Afghanistan. However some Afghan analysts and politicians are not optimistic about the outcome of Beijing trilateral talks. Ustad Latif Nazari, a Kabul based political analyst is of the […]

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India’s hegemonic designs

By The Frontier Post | December 25, 2017

Speaking at the Navy Midshipmen Graduation Ceremony ,the Prime Minister Shahid Khaqn Abbasi said that Pakistan will not accept Indian hegemony in this region and its desire and efforts for mutual coexistence and peace should not be taken as weakness. He said Pakistan’s defense is impregnable and the country is in safe hands. The Prime […]

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Creating paradox

By The Frontier Post | December 24, 2017

Shutting eyes to the extremely grim economic situation reflected in the macro economic imbalances caused by the gross financial mismanagement and rampant corruption, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal is now shifting the blame to opposition political parties. He said that politics of sit-in was hampering the country’s economic progress, affecting its productive and efficiency to compete […]

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Bullying tactics

By The Frontier Post | December 23, 2017

After the US President Trump’s bashing of Pakistan, Vice president Mike Pence gave an open threat to it during his unscheduled visit of Kabul. On arrival at Bagram military base, he said, “Those days are over.”Pakistan had much to gain from partnership with the United States and much to lose by harboring “criminals and terrorists. […]

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Non existent proactive diplomacy

By The Frontier Post | December 22, 2017

The deliberate inactivity on the foreign policy front and accepting Indian accusations about false flag terrorist activities by the former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has pushed the country to almost diplomatic isolation. It also provided the necessary ammunition to the US propaganda machine against Pakistan blaming it for harboring terrorist heavens on its soil. The […]

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Alarming trade gap

By The Frontier Post | December 21, 2017

The federal government disdains and despises the warnings and valuable suggestions of international lending agencies, independent economists and business community to initiate corrective measures to steer the economy out from the state of acute stagnation. The sane advice infuriates the Minister for planning Ahsan Iqbal. In a denial mode he used to claim that the […]

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