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PM, Balochistan CM visit Raisani’s family; offer condolences for Mastung attack victims

By The Frontier Post | July 15, 2018

F.P. Report MASTUNG: Caretaker Prime Minister Nasirul Mulk on Sunday visited slain Balochistan Awami Party leader Nawab Siraj Raisani’s family to condole his death in a suicide attack targeting an election gathering in Mastung on Friday. The prime minister, Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani, Pashtoonkhwa Milli Awami Party Chairman Mahmood Khan Achakzai and Balochistan interim Chief Minister Alauddin…

Pakistan welcomes agreement on Global Compact on migration: Lodhi

By The Frontier Post | July 15, 2018

NEW YORK (APP): At the United Nations (UN), Pakistan welcomed agreement on a Global Compact that sets out a framework to protect migrants, saying this marked a historic moment and triumph of multilateralism. Speaking in the final session of Intergovernmental negotiations on a Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration (GCM), Pakistan’s Ambassador to…

FBI aware of Zainab murder case

By The Frontier Post | July 15, 2018

Jalil Afridi Washington DC: Assistant Director of International Operations Division, Federal Bureau of Investigation ( FBI), George Piro while briefing the foreign journalists said that FBI is aware of the horrific murder of Zainab in Pakistani city Kasur last year. He said that sexual crimes against children has zero tolerance in America and that the…

Shehbaz to join Nawaz in Adiala after July 25: Imran

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2018

F.P. Report SWABI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Saturday said that former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) head Nawaz Sharif is yet to answer about the Rs300 billion. Addressing a rally in Swabi in connection with the forthcoming general elections, he said that Nawabzada Siraj Raisani, younger brother of former Balochistan…

Belgium beat England to secure third place finish

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2018

ST PETERSBURG (Agencies): Belgium beat England 2-0 in the World Cup third-place play-off on Saturday to secure their best ever finish at a World Cup and send Gareth Southgate’s side home with a second straight loss. France will face Croatia in Sunday’s final at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. A fourth-minute goal from Thomas Meunier…

Shehbaz Sharif vows to turn PML-N election rallies into protests

By The Frontier Post | July 14, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Former chief minister Punjab and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif Saturday said “they would turn every election campaign rally of the party into a protest” due to the treatment given to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz. The former CM was addressing a press conference in Lahore, where…

Global

Kathmandu: Four killed, seven injured in three explosions

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2019

KATHMANDU (Reuters): Four people were killed and seven others injured on Sunday in three separate explosions in the Nepali capital, Kathmandu, and police said they suspected a Maoist splinter group may have been responsible. “Three people were killed on the spot and the fourth one died while undergoing treatment at a hospital,” police official Shyam…

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Europeans go to polls for European Parliament elections

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2019

Monitoring Desk BRUSSELS: A total of 21 countries of the European Union hit the ballot boxes to vote for the European Parliament (EP) elections on Sunday. The voting process is between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. The unofficial results are expected to be made public by tonight. The citizens of Germany, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark,…

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US says Maduro’s departure must be focus of Intra-Venezuelan talks

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2019

WASHINGTON (Sputnik): The United States hopes that participants of the upcoming next round of talks between Caracas and Venezuelan opposition in Norway would concentrate exclusively on conditions of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s resignation. “Free elections cannot be overseen by a tyrant. As we have repeatedly stated, we believe the only thing to negotiate with Nicolas…

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HK protestors demand China be held to account for Tiananmen crackdown

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2019

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Thousands of protesters marched through central Hong Kong on Sunday as part of annual demonstrations demanding that China be held accountable for its democracy crackdown in and around Tiananmen Square three decades ago. Human rights groups and witnesses say that hundreds, perhaps thousands, died in the bloodshed as Chinese tanks rolled…

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Iraq says stands by Iran against US sanctions

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2019

Monitoring Desk BAGHDAD: Iraq stands by Iran against U.S. sanctions, Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohamed Alhakim said Sunday. Alhakim held talks in Baghdad with his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif, who arrived in the Iraqi capital on Saturday for discussions with Iraqi officials. The top Iraqi diplomat said bilateral relations between Baghdad and Tehran were the focus…

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Merkel coalition suffers heavy losses in Euro elections

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2019

BERLIN (AA): Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative-left coalition government suffered huge losses in Sunday’s European elections, while the far-right, Islamophobic AfD party made major gains. Projections by public broadcaster ARD showed Merkel’s Christian Democratic bloc (CDU/CSU) captured only 28% of the vote, a significant fall from the 35.3% it scored in the last European Parliament election…

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Pakistan

Kashmir liberation movement heading towards its goal: Baloch

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Acting Ameer of the Jamaat e Islami, Liaqat Baloch, has said that the Kashmir liberation movement is heading towards its goal despite the untold brutalities of the occupation forces in Held Kashmir. He was talking to the deputy chief of the JI Azad Jammu and Kashmir Jehangir Khan, and Secretary General, Raja…

Police announce one million award for information in Farishta murder case

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The police have announced ‘cash reward’ of Rs 10,000,00 for anyone providing information on wanted person involved in murder of little girl Farishta. Those who want to share any tip off can call Deputy Inspector General of Police (Operations) Islamabad Waqar Uddin Syed (0300-5000577) or Superintendent of Police (Investigation) Islamabad Syed Mustafa…

‘EpaperPakistan’

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2019

PM meets businessmen to get feedback on economic policies

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan Sunday met a delegation of the business community to get their feedback on the country’s economic condition and government’s policies. The delegation comprised the renowned businessmen and representatives of pharmaceutical, textile, automobiles, footwear and other industries. Advisor to PM on Commerce Abdul Razak Dawood, Finance Advisor Abdul Hafeez…

Govt establish tourism police to protect tourists: IGP

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Dr Muhammad Naeem khan has said that the Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police fought as a front line force against the terrorists and rendered numerous sacrifices in the 17 years long war for the defence of the nation. this he said while addressing a police darbar…

Crackdown commences against toy gun sellers

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: District Administration Peshawar has initiated their crackdown against the shop keepers who are selling toy guns, confiscating several such toys from shops and warehouses on Sunday. As per details, officials of District Administration raided numerous warehouses and shops across Pipal Mandi where they took several cartons of toy weapons and firework instruments…

Afghanistan

Taliban killed in Logar air strike

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2019

PUL-E-KHOMRI (Agencies): Twelve Taliban militants were killed in an air strike in Logar province. Shahpoor Ahmadzai spokesman for Logar security commandment said, the militants were killed in air strike conducted by security troops in outskirt of Pul-e-Alam center of that province. Qari Halem, Qari Jawad and Qari Hairan three senior leaders of them were among…

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Raz reiterates govt’s call on Taliban to shun violence, joint peace

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2019

KABUL (Agencies): Afghanistan’s permanent representative to the United National (UN) Adela Raz has said protection of aid workers was a priority of the Afghan government. In a statement the Afghan UN Mission said that Adela Raz co-hosted an event on the protection of civilians, particularly, humanitarian and medical personnel in situation of conflict. The event…

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Sexual favours being sought in exchange for govtal seats

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: A former senior adviser to President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has claimed that a specific circle in ARG Presidential Palace seek sexual favours in exchange for a governmental seat. General Habibullah Ahmadzai has levelled the allegation during an exclusive interview with a local television network, Khurshid TV. Ahmadzai went on to claim that…

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Afghans living in tough situation in Iran, says Return refugees

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghan refugees who have returned home from Iran said economic problems and unemployment have made life difficult for Afghans living in the neighboring country which hosts roughly three million refugees from Afghanistan. Reports indicate that the number of return refugees from Iran is increasing following a sharp rise in the US sanctions…

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Dozens of Taliban killed, weapons caches and explosives destroyed

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghan Special Forces carried out a series of raids against Taliban militants in southern Helmand province killing dozens of Taliban fighters and destroying weapons caches and explosives. “Afghan special forces conducted a series of raids and strikes in the northern part of the province, resulted in 39 Taliban fighters killed and…

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Another prominent religious scholar killed in Kabul

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Unknown gunmen killer a prominent religious scholar Mawlavi Shabir Ahmad Kamawi in Kabul city, almost two days after a religious scholar was killed in an explosion in Kabul city. The Office of the President, ARG Palace, in a statement confirmed that the enemies of the country once against martyred a religious scholar…

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Business

Details on FCA/Renault talks set to emerge on Monday

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2019

MILAN/PARIS (Reuters): Fiat Chrysler is likely to make an announcement about its talks on a potential tie-up with rival Renault on Monday, two sources told Reuters, while the board of the French carmaker will meet first thing. One of the sources said the announcement could provide some concrete although initial details but added the situation…

Assets declaration scheme: State Bank of Pakistan issues notification

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan issued a notification on Sunday related to the assets declaration scheme, according to which repatriation of foreign assets can be done through conversion of 10 currencies into Pakistani rupee. The notification said that a taxpayer should declare the value of their assets outside Pakistan on the Federal…

Hafeez Shaikh reviews budget proposals

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs, Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh Sunday chaired a meeting to review Budget proposals. On the occasion, Chairman FBR, Shabbar Zaidi gave a presentation about the budget proposals for the 2019-2020 and proposed various steps to expand the tax base and increase revenues,…

Food imports dip 9.85 per cent in ten months

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The country’s food imports dropped by 9.85 per cent to $4.7 billion in first 10 months of current fiscal year against the imports of $5.216 billion recorded during same period of the year 2017-18. The detail shows that import of palm oil witnessed a sharp decrease of 10.99 per cent during July-April…

Motorbikes’ production declines 6.78 per cent

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The production of motorbikes and three-wheelers in the country declined by 6.78% during July-April (2018-19) over same period of previous year. According to latest data released by Pakistan Automobile Manufacturing Association (PAMA), the motorbikes’ production decreased from 1.6 million units in July-April 2017-18 to 1.494 million units in first 10 months of…

CAA officials of BKIAP returns WC tickets to a passenger

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: The staff of CAA on duty at Bachaa Khan International Airport (BKIAP) returned the Cricket World Cup tickets of lacs of rupees to a lady passenger who forgot to carry them with her while departing for London. According to details, a lady passenger namely Aqeela forgot to carry her Cricket World Cup…

Sports

Hamilton wins Monaco GP to extend lead over teammate Bottas

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2019

MONACO (Agencies): Lewis Hamilton won the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday to extend his championship lead over Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas. Hamilton struggled with grip in the latter stages and was under constant pressure from Red Bull’s Max Verstappen. But Verstappen had earlier picked up a five-second time penalty. So even though he finished just…

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Ireland’s O’Brien to miss WC

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2019

DUBLIN (Agencies): Ireland’s Sean O’Brien has been ruled out of the World Cup later this year after Leinster confirmed on Sunday the flanker is set to undergo hip surgery. O’Brien faces up to six months on the sidelines and won’t be back in time for the tournament in Japan, which starts on September 20. Injury…

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‘Pakistan to end WC losing streak against India’

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2019

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: Pakistan Chief Selector Inzamamul Haq believes that Men in Green will end their losing streak against India in World Cup matches. While talking to Cricket Pakistan in an exclusive interview, Inzamam said that, Pakistan who have lost all six matches they have played against their arch-rivals India in previous matches of the…

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Pakistan-Bangladesh warm-up game abandoned as rain plays spoilsport

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2019

CARDIFF (Reuters): The World Cup warm-up match between Pakistan and Bangladesh in Cardiff on Sunday was called off without a ball being bowled due to rain. Bangladesh play one more warm-up game against India on Tuesday while Pakistan have no more warm-up matches to play, kicking off their World Cup campaign against West Indies on…

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3-time Grand Slam champion Kerber loses opener in Paris

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2019

PARIS (Agencies): Angelique Kerber won’t complete a career Grand Slam this year. Still hampered by a right ankle injury, the three-time Grand Slam winner lost in the first round of the French Open on Sunday as the clay-court major began with an upset. The fifth-seeded German lost 6-4, 6-2 to an 18-year-old Roland Garros beginner,…

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Valencia beats Barcelona 2-1 to win the Copa del Rey

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2019

SEVILLE, Spain (AP): There was no lifting of a winner’s trophy this time for Lionel Messi. The Barcelona star had to settle on receiving the runner-up plate from Spanish King Felipe VI after Valencia beat his side 2-1 in the Copa del Rey final on Saturday. The defeat ruined Barcelona’s chance to earn a second…

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Fashion & Movies

Katrina Kaif set to launch her own production company in 2019

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: After Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone and Anushka Sharma, Katrina Kaif will be the latest Bollywood actress to delve into film production. While promoting her next film Bharat, the Zero star revealed that her plans to open a production company should be realised before the end of the year. Speaking to tabloids, she…

Deepika lauds Amul’s take on her Cannes look

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Actress Deepika Padukone described Amuls take on her Cannes look as “butter on toast”. Milk and dairy brand Amul had acknowledged Deepika and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s looks at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival with a cartoon. Days after the cartoon came out, Deepika, who had made heads turn with a neon green…

Aishwarya Rai admits to working in Mani Ratnam’s next

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Both of them are now set to collaborate once again for a historical drama. Aishwarya didn’t sign any project post Fanney Khan and recently during an interview the actress accepted the fact that she is a part of Mani Ratnam’s next which has been in the news for a while now. Aishwarya…

Zoya Factor to be released in September now

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Sonam Kapoor’s last release was Veere Di Wedding. And now after a long wait, Sonam and South star Dulquer Salmaan’s Zoya Factor is ready to hit the theatres. Earlier the film was supposed to release in June this year but now it has been postponed to September. The makers released the new…

Rihanna launches new fashion brand in Paris

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2019

PARIS (Reuters): Barbadian singer Rihanna has unveiled her new fashion brand with Louis Vuitton owner LVMH, a rare move by the French group to set up a label from scratch as it taps into soaring demand for celebrity collaborations in the luxury world. Fenty – after the “Umbrella” hitmaker’s full name, Robyn Rihanna Fenty –…

DiCaprio, Pitt want to team up again after Tarantino hit

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2019

Monitoring Desk HOLLYWOOD: Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt said Wednesday they had to tap into distant memories of being Hollywood outsiders for their star turns in Quentin Tarantino’s new movie, calling it a “love letter” to the industry’s dreamers. Speaking after their movie Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood was rapturously received at the Cannes…

Science & Technology

Asteroid with its own moon flies by Earth this weekend

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Asteroid (66391) 1999 KW4 is a binary system – two asteroids orbiting each other. The larger is 1.5km across and resembles a spinning top or a muffin, and the smaller measures 500m. Because of its size, 1999 KW4 is classified as potentially hazardous by the Minor Planet Center. But it poses no…

Moon landing: Apollo 10 commander’s unusual request revealed

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2019

Monitoring Desk CALIFORNIA: As Earth grew ever smaller below his spacecraft, Apollo 10 commander Tom Stafford made an unusual request to mission control. The year was 1969, and his vessel was the first to be equipped with a color camera, which was beaming live images to an awestruck global audience. “I was feeling real high,”…

Facebook plans to launch ‘GlobalCoin’ currency in 2020

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2019

LONDON (BBC News): Facebook is finalising plans to launch its own crypto-currency next year. It is planning to set up a digital payments system in about a dozen countries by the first quarter of 2020. The social media giant wants to start testing its crypto-currency, which has been referred to internally as GlobalCoin, by the…

Google’s duo launches video calls with up to 8 people

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2019

Monitoring Desk CALIFORNIA: Google’s Duo video call app today introduced group video calls for up to 8 people for iOS and Android users worldwide. At launch, Duo group video calls will not be available for Google Assistant smart displays, a company spokesperson told VentureBeat in an email. Google’s Nest Hub has no camera, but devices…

Microsoft introduces AR-based Minecraft game

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2019

Monitoring Desk CALIFORNIA: After a series of testing, Microsoft has officially revealed a beta version of one of the most influential survival games, Minecraft, in Augmented Reality (AR). Titled, Minecraft Earth, the game is free to play on iOS and Android. Gamers can explore the real world and go on adventures to find treasure chests…

Huawei: ARM memo tells staff to stop working with China’s tech giant

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2019

LONDON (BBC News): UK-based chip designer ARM has told staff it must suspend business with Huawei, according to internal documents obtained by the BBC. ARM instructed employees to halt “all active contracts, support entitlements, and any pending engagements” with Huawei and its subsidiaries to comply with a recent US trade clampdown. ARM’s designs form the…

Health

WHO team to investigate HIV outbreak in Larkana: Dr Zafar

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Dr Zafar Mirza  Sunday said that a 10-member team of World Health Organization’s (WHO) technical and professional expert would visit Pakistan to investigate the outbreak of HIV in affected area of Larkana. Addressing a press conference, the minister said that after reviewing…

Anti-Dengue measures urged

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2019

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Chief Executive Officer District Health Authority Dr Rashid Mehmood Khan urged the public to prevent the accumulation of stagnant water after rain in outdoor and household settings to guard against mosquito-borne diseases including dengue fever (DF). Talking to media, the CEO said that though no dengue case has been detected in the…

Fasting may prevent diabetes

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: “The timing of and duration between meals could be important factors to consider for people struggling with obesity-related conditions”, says the lead author of the study. The health benefits of fasting have been the subject of much hype in recent years. More and more people now fast, not just for religious purposes…

Four newborn die of malnutrition

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2019

F.P. Report THARPARKAR: Four newborn children died of malnutrition and epidemics in different areas of Tharparkar, health department said on Friday. Among dozens affected of malnutrition and under treatment at Civil Hospital Mithi and Tehsil Hospital Chachro, four newborn children breathed their last. The latest deaths have taken the death toll in Tharparkar in May…

Children of Opioid users more likely to attempt suicide: Research

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2019

Monitoring Desk CHICAGO: The U.S. opioid crisis is taking a toll on children of users as a study published on Wednesday showed they were more likely to attempt suicide. The study in JAMA Psychiatry published by the American Medical Association found children whose parents were prescribed opioids were twice as likely to attempt suicide as…

Two more polio cases confirmed in KP

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Health Department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has confirmed two more polio cases. According to Health department of KPK, Polio virus has been confirmed in a 12 years old girl from Dera Ismail Khan and 17 months old baby girl from North Waziristan. This year Polio cases have been reached 13 in KP after…

Travel

Turkey aims to boost Palestinian tourism

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2019

Monitoring Desk ISTANBUL: Turkish Airlines Vice-President for Sales Muhammed Fatih Durmaz met with Palestinian Authority Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Rula Ma’ayah on Saturday in Bethlehem. According to Turkey’s Anadolu news agency, “Turkish Airlines is ready for cooperation to boost tourism in Palestine.” Ankara is a supporter of the Palestinians and also has relations with…

Sri Lanka tourism suffers after deadly terrorist attack

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2019

Monitoring Desk COLOMBO: The deadly bombings that struck Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday have led many foreign visitors to stay away from the island nation. The Lonely Planet travel guide named Sri Lanka as its top nation for travelers in 2019. The country is known for its beautiful beaches, ancient ruins, wildlife and parks. But…

Atif inspects tourists’ facilities at Kaghan, Naran

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Senior Minister Atif Khan Friday said that around 1.7 million tourists are expected to visit Kaghan only and likewise around 2.2 million tourists would visit the scenic swat. Provision of best possible facilities would be ensured to the tourists during a season. He said this during his visits to Mansehra, Kaghan and…

Game of Thrones prove to be a ‘game changer’ for Northern Ireland tourism

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2019

Monitoring Desk IRELAND: Its long-awaited finale has been and gone but Game of Thrones is still big business for Northern Ireland. It is estimated to have brought £251m into the economy since production began in 2010, according to the region’s film agency NI Screen. Over the same period, the organisation gave £15.95m in production funding…

‘Sheikh Badin’ historical site to be open for tourists on Eid

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2019

F.P. Report D I KHAN: ‘Sheikh Badin’ camp, a scenic mountainous station in the North of Dera Ismail Khan and west of Lakki Marwat districts a historical tourist place will be opened from first day of Eid-ul-Fitr for people to enjoy the scenic hill top view. An official of the camp Thursday informed that the…

Foreign tourists throng Chitral after relaxation of NOC condition

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2019

F.P. Report CHITRAL: After relaxation in the condition of No Objection Certificate (NOC), a large number of foreign tourists are visiting Chitral valley now who can be seen visiting in different bazaars. The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government under its policy of promoting tourism has withdrawn the condition of NOC for foreign tourists visiting Pakistan after…

Articles

American militarism destroying the future of humanity

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2019

Mahboob A. Khawaja The draconian ferocity of aggressive wars continues as we watch the unwarranted aggressive events unfolding against Iran in the Persian Gulf Region. One sees a contrast between a real issue and an imaginative problem. The motivating factor signals one thing that American ruling elite thinks: “we are the most powerful nation on…

Dry your tears May

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2019

Jon Gaunt With the eventual and inevitable resignation of miserable failure Theresa May the only result that matters now is that it is two nil to Nigel Farage. Team Farage are hammering the Tories and he can now claim two Prime Minister scalps in Cameron and Theresa May and both as a result of the…

The Bundestag’s BDS Ban: Betraying international law and democracy

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2019

Hassan Imran By passing a resolution equating the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel with anti-Semitism, Germany is letting its Nazi past lead to support for an apartheid regime. Last week the German Bundestag (Parliament) passed a resolution entitled ‘Resisting the BDS [Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions] movement decisively – fighting anti-Semitism’, equating BDS with anti-Semitism…

Tokyo’s balancing act between China and US

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2019

Da Zhigang US President Donald Trump will visit Japan as a state guest from May 25 to 28. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe just visited the US in late April and Trump is scheduled to attend the G20 summit held in Osaka, a Japanese city, in June. It’s rare for leaders of Japan and the…

On line health library

By The Frontier Post | May 24, 2019

The federal government has decided to introduce online health library for which suggestions and recommendations have been sought far from provincial governments. The library will serve as a database for keeping and sharing of all relevant information about the causes of diseases and the treatment provided for them. The introduction of online health library will…

Far-right to increase its vote in upcoming European elections

By The Frontier Post | May 23, 2019

Farid Hafez “The European election will be an earthquake,” said Steve Bannon, a former special adviser to US President Donald Trump. While some argue the fired architect of Trump’s campaign has become irrelevant and thus left the United States to find new friends elsewhere, others are not so sure about his presumed irrelevance. Bannon had…

Editorial

Insufficient health cover

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2019

The statistics released by Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) and World Health Organisation (WHO) reveal that for a population of 10000 seven Physicians and 13 surgeons are available whereas as per the required standard 11 Physicians and 26 Surgeons should be available to cater to the health needs of this population. The number of…

Vague policy of refugees’ repatriation

By The Frontier Post | May 27, 2019

The deadline of Afghan refugees stay in Pakistan expires next month and there are bold indications that federal government will give another extension for unnecessarily prolonging their stay in the country particularly in frontline provinces of Baluchistan and Khyber Pukhtunkhwa which are the worst hit by the acts of terrorism planned on the soil of…

Electricity and gas theft

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2019

In one of the series of meetings on Friday, Prime Minister Imran Khan directed the authorities to take stern action against the consumers involved in the theft of electricity and gas theft. The massive pilferage in these sectors particularly by the political elite and influential industrial and commercial consumers is one of the main reasons…

Iran’s foreign minister visit

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2019

Amid the rising tension between Iran and the United States, foreign minister of Iran Mohammad Jawad Zarif paid two day visit to Pakistan. He met with civil and military leadership and discussed the emerging situation in region because of the US aggressive posturing against Iran. American war ships and aircraft carriers have been deployed in…

Ban on plastic bags production

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2019

After the legislation banning the production of un-dissolvable plastic bags, its manufacturing units have been shifted to tribal districts wherefrom it is supplied to the settled districts. According to local police, in the absence of a clear law they cannot take action against the sellers of plastic bags. As publicity campaign Khyber Pukhtunkhwa government has…

Currency smuggling

By The Frontier Post | May 25, 2019

A news report in leading Urdu daily states that depreciation of local currency at the unprecedented pace has given impetus to smuggling of foreign currency at Torkham on Pak Afghan border which include the US dollars, EU Euro, the UK Pound Sterling , Saudi Riyal, UAE Dirham and Kuwaiti Dinar. There is a perception that…

Letters to Editor

Police high handedness and aggrieved people

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2019

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

Stop child labour

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2019

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

The devaluation of economy

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2019

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

Rumors about abolishing of tax – free status of Malakand

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2019

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

Working women issues

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2019

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

TF and Pakistan’s economic quagmire

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2019

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