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PM committed to continue working for political settlement in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan Sunday reiterated his government’s commitment to continue working with the United States and other regional stakeholders to find a political settlement in Afghanistan. He also underscored the need for normalizing relations with all the neighbouring countries to unleash the potential of regional cooperation. The prime minister was talking […]

Zalmay Khalilzad concludes visit to Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Special Representative of the United States of America for Afghanistan Reconciliation, Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad Sunday concluded his four-day visit to Pakistan from January 17-20, 2019 to follow up on the discussions held in December.  During the visit, Special Representative Khalilzad met Prime Minister Imran Khan, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Foreign Secretary […]

Sahiwal operation conducted on concrete evidence: Raja Basharat

By The Frontier Post | January 20, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Punjab Minister for Law Raja Basharat on Sunday said that the Sahiwal operation was carried out on concrete evidence. Addressing a press conference in Lahore on Sunday, he said that according to the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD), Zeeshan was working for proscribed organization Daesh and he opened fire on police party. The minister […]

US Commander, COAS discuss Afghan peace process

By The Frontier Post | January 20, 2019

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: A US delegation led by Gen Joseph L Votel, Commander US CENTCOM, called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Sunday at the GHQ in Rawalpindi. According to the military’s media wing, the geo-strategic environment, regional security and Afghanistan peace and reconciliation process were discussed. The visiting dignitary […]

FIR lodged against 16 officers in Sahiwal incident

By The Frontier Post | January 20, 2019

F.P. Report SAHIWAL : An FIR against 16 police officers has been lodged under section 302 and Section 7 of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) at the Yousafwala police station on Sunday after a deadlock of 17 hours between protesters and administrative authorities on the Sahiwal incident. Reportedly, Khaleel’s family members, relatives and their neighbours took […]

Qureshi, US senator discuss Afghan peace process

By The Frontier Post | January 20, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: United States (US) Senator Lindsey Graham called on Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi at the Foreign Office in Islamabad on Sunday. During the meeting, they exchanged views on the matters related to bilateral and regional issues, especially peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan, according to Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal. Lindsey Graham […]

Global

10 dead as fire rages on Black Sea ships

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2019

MOSCOW (Reuters): Ten crew died and another 10 were missing presumed dead in a fire that broke out on two ships while they were transferring fuel in the Black Sea, Russia’s Transport Ministry said on Tuesday. The vessels which caught fire on Monday have the same names as two Tanzania-flagged ships, the Maestro and Venice, […]

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‘Violence by security forces unacceptable’

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2019

HARARE (AP): Zimbabwe’s president on Tuesday said violence by security forces was “unacceptable and a betrayal” and will be investigated after a week of economic crisis and crackdown in which activists said a dozen people were killed. President Emmerson Mnangagwa called for a “national dialogue” among political parties and civic leaders, even as arrests continued. […]

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Seven Egypt troops killed amid Sinai operation

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2019

CAIRO (AA): At least seven Egyptian troops and dozens of militants were killed as part of an ongoing security operation in the restive Sinai Peninsula and western Egypt, according to the military on Tuesday. A military statement said an army officer and six soldiers were killed in clashes in northern and central Sinai, without explaining […]

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Turkish, Russian presidents to have 1st meeting of 2019

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2019

ANKARA (AA): Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin are set to have their first face-to-face meeting of 2019 on Wednesday. During Erdogan’s one-day working visit to the Russian capital Moscow, the two leaders will exchange views on regional and international issues, particularly Syria, as well as bilateral relations between Turkey […]

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Supreme Court allows Trump transgender ban to go ahead

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters): The Supreme Court allowed the Trump administration’s restrictions on transgender military service to take effect while arguments in the case proceed. The 5-4 split saw the court’s five conservative justice uniting in favor of allowing President Donald Trump’s effort to ban openly transgender service to go ahead while the four liberal justices would […]

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Palestinian killed by Israeli airstrike in eastern Gaza

By The Frontier Post | January 22, 2019

GAZA CITY (AA): Israeli warplanes on Tuesday evening struck a site in the eastern Gaza Strip affiliated with the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas’s armed wing, according to witnesses. The attack left at least one Palestinian dead and another two injured, witnesses said. In an earlier statement, the Israeli army said it had shelled a separate […]

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Pakistan

Rawalpindi Corps Commander visits troops at LoC

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2019

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: Rawalpindi Corps Commander Lieutenant General Bilal Akbar on Tuesday visited the Nekrun and Shahkot Sectors at Line of Control (LOC). In a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Lt Gen Bilal Akbar lauded officers and men for their vigilance, readiness and high morale to respond to any misadventure from across.

Eradication of corruption top priority of NAB: Javed Iqbal

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman retired Justice Javed Iqbal on Tuesday reiterated that the elimination of corruption is the top priority of the institution. “I believe in bringing absconders and fugitives to justice. NAB has adopted the anti-corruption policy. We received more complaints in 2018 than 2017,” he declared. Javed Iqbal told […]

Why was Zeeshan labelled ‘terrorist’ after being killed, asks mother

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: The mother of driver Zeeshan, who was killed in an alleged encounter in Sahiwal, asked on Tuesday the reasons for killing her son, saying that why was Zeeshan killed first and then labelled a ‘terrorist’. The mother spoke to media, where she demanded from the Senate’s Standing committee on Interior to provide […]

ANF seizes drugs worth over Rs1.6bn, arrests five suspects

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) on Tuesday seized 1995.475 kilograms drugs amounting to 1.684 billion rupees throughout the country. According to a press release, the ANF also arrested five culprits and impounded three vehicles while conducting seven counter-narcotic strikes on different places. The ANF foiled a bid of smuggling drug abroad on January […]

CTD officer shot dead in D I Khan

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2019

F.P. Report DERA ISMAIL KHAN: Unidentified armed men gunned down an officer of the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) in D.I. Khan’s Muslim Bazaar on Tuesday morning. Police told local media outlet that the firing incident reported near Qureshi Walan area where unknown armed assailants opened fire on the CTD official. He was shifted to nearby […]

35 injured in Multan road accident

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2019

F.P. Report MULTAN: At least 35 people were injured a passenger bus overturned because of over speeding at the Vehari Road near Multan on late Monday night. According to reports, a passenger was on way to Multan from Kasur and it skidded of the road as driver lost control of the vehicle while saving a […]

Afghanistan

Daesh Commander Khateb killed in foreign forces airstrike: MoD

By The Frontier Post | January 11, 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): Notorious Daesh Commander Khateb Ameer has been killed in foreign forces airstrike in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Friday. Javid Ahmad Ghafoor, spokesman for the Ministry of Defence (MoD), told Pajhwok Afghan News Khateb was coordinated, facilitated attacks in urban areas and was providing explosive materials and logistic support to Daesh. […]

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Daudzai discusses Afghan peace with Pakistani religious leader

By The Frontier Post | January 11, 2019

KABUL (TOLONews): President Ghani’s Special Envoy Umer Daudzai met Siraj-ul-Haq, head of Jamaat-e-Islami party, on Thursday during his four-day visit to Pakistan, the High Peace Council said in a statement on Friday. During the meeting, the two sides discussed key and practical issues for achieving peace in Afghanistan, read the statement. According to the statement, […]

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Kabul faces water crisis as drought, population strain supply

By The Frontier Post | January 11, 2019

KABUL (AFP): Standing in his garden in Kabul, Baz Mohammad Kochi oversees the drilling of a new well more than 100 metres deep after his first water reservoir dried up. He is not alone. A shortage of rain and snow, a booming population and wasteful consumption have drained the Afghan capital’s water basin and sparked […]

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Taliban ‘to be suppressed’ if refuse talks: Resolute Support

By The Frontier Post | January 11, 2019

KABUL (TOLONews): The Resolute Support Mission (RS) in Afghanistan on Friday warned that Taliban will be fought if they refuse to sit at the peace negotiations table and continue clashing with Afghan security and defense forces. Resolute Support spokesman Colonel David Butler said war does not benefit any of the warring parties and asked Taliban […]

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10 Taliban militants killed, 2 key group members in Special Forces operations

By The Frontier Post | January 11, 2019

FARYAB (Khaama Press): At least ten Taliban militants have been killed and two key members of the group have been arrested during the operations of the Afghan Special Forces in northern Faryab province of Afghanistan. The 209th Shaheen Corps of the Afghan Military in the North issued a statement late on Thursday, stating that the […]

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Iran should stop speaking or Taliban: Afghan govt

By The Frontier Post | January 11, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Officials in neighboring Iran are acting as mouthpieces for the Taliban, a spokesman for Afghanistan said Thursday. “Officials in Iran’s Foreign Ministry are playing the role of the Taliban’s spokespersons,” Shah Hussain Murtazawi, a deputy to the presidential spokesperson of Afghanistan, wrote on Twitter in the wake of Iran’s official contacts with […]

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Business

Gulftainer names new group chief operating officer

By The Frontier Post | January 7, 2019

ABU DHABI (Gulf News): Gulftainer, the Sharjah-based port operator, has appointed Fred Castonguay as its new group chief operating officer to oversee the growth of the company in various markets. With experience spanning nearly 25 years, Castonguay has held several international positions in terminal operations including as Vice President of Operations at Ports America Group […]

Global stocks bounce back on US-China hopes

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2019

LONDON (FT): Global equities bounced on Friday as China announced new economic stimulus measures ahead of trade talks between Washington and Beijing that investors hope will brighten sentiment following a bruising first week of the year. Equities have endured a testing start to 2019, with a warning late on Wednesday from Apple over its China […]

Tesla to begin delivering Model 3 to China in March

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2019

BEIJING (Reuters): Tesla Inc <TSLA.O> said on Friday it plans to start delivering Model 3 cars to customers in China in March, cementing a time frame that the U.S. electric vehicle (EV) maker’s chief executive, Elon Musk, tweeted about late last year. The California-based firm, which aims to accelerate Chinese sales that have been hit […]

South African Rand plunges to three months low

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2019

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters): The rand tumbled to its weakest in three months on Thursday as emerging market currencies were hit by a wave of risk aversion as fears about global growth intensified. At 0650 GMT the rand was 0.6% weaker at R14.5550 per dollar, recovering slightly after sliding to R14.8975 in the overnight session, its weakest […]

Tokyo stocks fall on first trading day of 2019

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2019

TOKYO (AFP): Stocks tanked on the first trading day of the new year as Apple Inc.’s outlook warning helped spark global growth concerns, sending technology shares tumbling. The blue-chip 225-issue Nikkei average closed 2.26 percent, or 452.81 points, lower at 19,561.96, after briefly dipping more than 3.8 percent to 19,241.37, as it was catching up […]

Audits reveal Deutsche Bank’s links to tax trade scandal

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – There are “lots of indications” that some managers discussed “the reputational risks” of Deutsche Bank’s involvement in a share-trading scheme that is the subject of Germany’s biggest post-war fraud investigation, according to a conclusion in one of five internal audits seen by Reuters. The bank issued tax certificates for withholding tax that […]

Sports

1978 World Cupper Saeed Khan appointed as Manager, head coach

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: President, Pakistan Hockey Federation, Brigadier (Retd) Khalid Sajjad Khokhar has appointed double World Cup winner Saeed Khan as the Manager/Head Coach of the Pakistan team for the FIH Pro League. Saeed Khan was a member of Pakistan’s World Cup winning teams of 1978 and 1982. He has had coaching assignments with the […]

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PU, UoL, UCP & Iqra Karachi enter into semi-finals in HEC Inter-University Women Badminton

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Defending Champion Punjab University, University of Lahore, University Central Punjab and Iqra University Karachi took berth into the semi-finals after defeating their respective rivals in the ongoing HEC All Pakistan Inter-University Women Badminton Championship being played here at PSB Coaching Center on Friday. In the first match defending Champion Punjab defeated Shaheed […]

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India break records and Australia’s resolve on day two of the fourth Test

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2019

SYDNEY (Agencies): Centurions Cheteshwar Pujara and Rishabh Pant’s contrasting career highlights broke records and Australia’s resolve on day two of the fourth Test at the SCG, where India declared at 7-622. Australia survived a 10-over burst to reach 0-24 at stumps, thanks partly to a dropped catch from Pant that handed Usman Khawaja a life […]

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Du Plessis, Bavuma stretch South African lead

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2019

CAPE TOWN (AFP): Faf du Plessis ground out a century and put South Africa in a commanding position on the second day of the second Test against Pakistan at Newlands on Friday. Du Plessis made 103, his ninth Test century, as South Africa reached 382 for six at the close, a lead of 205 runs. […]

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Football legends Kaka, Figo to arrive in Pakistan on Jan 10

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2019

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Two of the biggest names in the world of football, Ricardo Kaka and Luis Figo will arrive in Pakistan on January 10 to formally launch World Soccer Stars event. The duo will make special appearances at Karachi’s Pearl Continental Hotel and at Lahore’s Packages Mall. According to the event’s organisers, World Soccer […]

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Ronaldo wins Best Player at Globe Soccer Awards

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2019

DUBAI (Agencies): Cristiano Ronaldo won Best Player of the Year at the 2019 Globe Soccer Awards on Thursday at a ceremony in Dubai. The Juventus star beat out Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann and Paris Saint-Germain’s Kylian Mbappe for the honour, which is described as “third in chronological order of a sensational triptych of awards” after […]

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Fashion & Movies

Another actress accuses Alok Nath of sexual harassment

By The Frontier Post | October 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Actress Sandhya Mridul who has starred in films like Page 3, Saathiya, Angry Indian Goddesses and Socha Na Tha, broke her silence and opened up about facing sexual harassment by Alok Nath. He was recently even accused of rape by filmmaker Vinita Nanda. In a detailed account with a portal, Sandhya Mridul […]

Rani Mukerji starrer Hichki set to be release in China on 12 October

By The Frontier Post | October 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Rani Mukerji’s Hichki is all set to release in China on October 12. Currently, the actress is in China to promote the film. She will be visiting five cities there – Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou and Chengdu between 7 to 12 October. She will be meeting students and the local media to […]

Disha Patani and Kartik Aaryan to romance in Imtiaz Ali’s movie

By The Frontier Post | October 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: After bagging Ali Abbas Zafar’s Bharat alongside superstar Salman Khan, now it seems another big film has fallen in beautiful Disha Patani’s kitty. As per reports Disha Patani has bagged Imtiaz Ali’s next film opposite Kartik Aaryan. Known for his romantic films like Jab We Met, Rockstar and Jab Harry Met Sejal, […]

Zareen Khan rejects rumors of romance with Fakhar Zaman

By The Frontier Post | October 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Indian actress Zareen Khan has rubbished rumors of an alleged romance brewing between her and Pakistani opener Fakhar Zaman. According to an Indian website, the actress had been bowled over by Fakhar and had reportedly given away her heart to the ace cricketer whose looks had won Zareen over. “Today, the actress […]

‘Sui Dhaaga’ maintains its dominance at the box-office

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Varun Dhawan and Anushka Sharma’s latest release Sui Dhaaga: Made in India is doing well at the box-office. Director Sharat Katariya’s film is being loved by the audience for its realistic and simple characters as well as strong storyline. The critics have also appreciated the performances of both Anushka and Varun in […]

Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor likely to reunite in next movie

By The Frontier Post | October 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The dazzling duo, Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone is loved by the audience. Every film they do together ends up being remembered for their fabulous performances. Though they were once in a relationship, the two continue to be friends. It has been three years since Tamasha released, which was their last project […]

Science & Technology

YouTube deleted 5 million inappropriate videos in three months

By The Frontier Post | April 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk YouTube removed nearly 8.3 million videos from its platform between October and December 2017 as they violated its content policy. Almost 5 million of these videos were removed even before anyone saw them, the video sharing website said on Monday, as it stressed that automated flagging was “paying off” in helping remove videos […]

Access of mobile phones can deliver banking to rural areas: WB

By The Frontier Post | April 24, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: The spread of mobile phones to all corners of the world offers the opportunity to deliver banking services to poor and rural areas, improving lives, the World Bank says in a report Thursday. Access to a bank account can especially help women, who are more likely to save and to spend on […]

Huawei’s digital assistant may replace human interactions

By The Frontier Post | April 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk Huawei is developing an Artificial Intelligence (AI) assistant that will provide better emotional interactions with its users. The emotionally intelligent assistant is inspired by the science fiction movie Her. The team is envisioning to develop a system that cancels out the requirement of touching a smartphone to use it. Rather than just feeding hardcoded responses, […]

Apple to replace faulted batteries in newer MacBook Pros

By The Frontier Post | April 22, 2018

It hasn’t been that long since the iPhone battery fiasco, but Apple already has another battery issue to deal with. The tech giant has launched a battery replacement program for 13-inch MacBook Pros without Touch Barmanufactured between October 2016 and October 2017. A “limited number” of its base Pro laptops are prone to a component failure — it didn’t […]

Xiaomi Mi 6X (Mi A2) to be launch on April 25

By The Frontier Post | April 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk Xiaomi’s Mi 6X is confirmed to launch on April 25 at an event to be held in China. The upcoming mid-range smartphone is said to borrow design elements such as a vertical dual rear camera setup and an edge-to-edge display. In the latest set of teasers, Xiaomi has posted official selfie shots that are […]

Zuckerberg under pressure over data scandal

By The Frontier Post | April 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk STRASBOURG: Facebook Inc’s Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg came under pressure from EU lawmakers on Wednesday to come to Europe and shed light on the data breach involving Cambridge Analytica that affected nearly three million Europeans. The world’s largest social network is under fire worldwide after information about nearly 87 million users wrongly ended […]

Health

90% world population breathing polluted air: WHO

By The Frontier Post | May 2, 2018

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

Baking soda can be helpful in combating rheumatoid arthritis

By The Frontier Post | May 1, 2018

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

Researchers identify 44 genetic risk factors of depression

By The Frontier Post | May 1, 2018

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

Zimbabwe govt to issue cannabis licenses to growers

By The Frontier Post | April 30, 2018

Monitoring Desk HARARE: Zimbabweans can now apply for licenses to grow cannabis for medical and research purposes, the government has said in a legal notice, making the southern African nation the second country in Africa to legalize the cultivation of the plant. Lesotho last year announced the continent’s first license to grow cannabis legally. Until […]

Healthy eating habits can reduce of liver disease

By The Frontier Post | April 29, 2018

Monitoring Desk People who make an effort to improve their diet may be more likely to have less fat in their livers and a lower risk of liver disease than individuals who stick to unhealthy eating habits, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers focused on what’s known as non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFDL), which is usually […]

Women can avoid fatal consequences by overcoming shyness, ignoring taboos

By The Frontier Post | April 29, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Whereas, breast cancer is the most prevalent disease among women worldwide, in Pakistan one out of eight women suffer from this life threatening disease. Devouring thousands of women annually, this killer disease can only be cured 100 % by early detection and by consulting the doctor right away. This was the crux […]

Travel

Articles

Agriculture in crises

By The Frontier Post | April 11, 2018

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

Kashmir focus

By The Frontier Post | April 10, 2018

Iqbal Khan A “thank you” is over due to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, whose erratic and highhanded approach has, yet once again, internationalized the Kashmir dispute. In complete solidarity with the people of Indian occupied Jammu & Kashmir, April 06 was observed as ‘Kashmir Solidarity Day’. Pakistan has always forcefully and effectively taken up the […]

Accountability laws and political parties

By The Frontier Post | April 9, 2018

Ghulam Idris Khan The ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, the other day, said in response to a question about NAB recent inquiry against the Ambassador-designate to the and on the recommendation of placing his name on Exit Control list (ECL), that it is to be seen who is doing all this. Sharif further termed NAB […]

Syria withdrawal dilemma: Trump’s Mideast strategy is as confused as ever

By The Frontier Post | April 8, 2018

F. Michael Maloof President Trump for now has decided to allow about 2,000 US troops to remain in Syria. But the controversy over w-hether or not to withdraw t-hem is symptomatic of W-ashington’s lack of overall strategy for the Middle East. This indecisiveness has prompted Trump to warm up further with Saudi Arabia, the same […]

International conspiracies and Muslim World

By The Frontier Post | April 7, 2018

Dr. Asmatullah Khan Today the Muslim world is fully under trap and the clouds of international conspiracies have surrounded them making their sovereignty at risk.  Their mighty foreign masters are not only suking their blood but are tightening their hands around their necks by using sugar quoted poisonous pills as well. Daily hundreds of Muslims, […]

Miss-education: A device to turn falcon to vulture

By The Frontier Post | April 6, 2018

Humair ahmed Little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pieria Spring: There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain and drinking largely sobers us again.” Alexander Pope Man, of today’s world living in ultra-modern, exceedingly sophisticated, wit-defyingly scientific age has reduced himself to a meager robotic existence. The man of today is […]

Editorial

Pseudo optimism

By The Frontier Post | March 18, 2018

Advisor to the Prime Minister, Miftah Ismail in a rare display of pseudo optimism neither univocally rejected nor accepted the alarming report of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) about the extremely bad health of Pakistan’s economy. Unlike the earlier furious and satirical reactions of Federal Minster, Ahsan Iqbal to sane advices of global lending agencies […]

Grim economic scenario

By The Frontier Post | March 17, 2018

Presentation of the annual budget for the next fiscal year in the parliament is a month ahead and the grim economic scenario is fast emerging, leaving now little room of maneuvering for the economic wizards like Ahsan Iqbal to repudiate the ground realities. In a disclosure that could jolt the country’s financial market, the International […]

Raiwand suicide attack

By The Frontier Post | March 16, 2018

The terrorist groups most often succeed whenever they want to hit the targets of their choice, tall claims of the federal government about smashing the terror outfits notwithstanding. As compared with the worst affected provinces of Baluchistan, Sindh and Khyber Pukhtunkhwa, Punjab remains relatively at peace but it is not completely safe from the terrorist […]

Myth and reality of CPEC

By The Frontier Post | March 15, 2018

Eminent economists and technocrats has emphasized that government should fully define the Nitti Gritty of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) by removing the mystery shrouding it. They suggested the government should consider establishing a CPEC unit within the framework of Council of Common Interest (CCI) to manage the project with transparency and efficiency. The findings of […]

Improving Pak-US relations

By The Frontier Post | March 14, 2018

It appears that the dust of President Trump harsh tweet accusing Pakistan of telling ‘lies’ and committing ‘deceit in return for receiving billions of dollars has gradually settled down, and  bitter tone public posturing of Pakistan ,s civilian leadership for public consumption has gone to the back ground. Away from public notice, Pakistan and the […]

Rising trend of intolerance

By The Frontier Post | March 13, 2018

In a couple of days three unpleasant incidents took place which show that the trend of intolerance in the society is on the rise and the ruling elite seems helpless to this nip this evil in the budwhich may grow into a strong tree if political expediency prevailed as usual. Consecutive incidents of spraying ink […]

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