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PTI’s Dar files disqualification petition against Zardari in Supreme Court

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Senator Usman Dar has filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking disqualification of former president Asif Ali Zardari for concealing his assets, on Monday. According to private news channel report, Senator Usman Dar filed the petition and requested in his plea to disqualify Mr. Zardari under […]

New JIT summons Rana Sanaullah in Model Town case

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: The new Joint Investigation Team (JIT), formed by Supreme Court orders in Model Town case, has summoned Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) MNA Rana Sanaullah today (Monday). The JIT will question Sanaullah, former law minister, regarding the Model Town case. The Punjab Home Department on Jan 3 formed a JIT for a fresh […]

America should replace transactional relationship with Pakistan into strategic partnership, says Graham

By The Frontier Post | January 21, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: US Republican Senator Lindsey Graham has said the United States should replace its transactional relationship with Pakistan into a strategic partnership for the common good of the two countries. He was addressing a news conference in Islamabad on Sunday after talks with Prime Minister Imran Khan and Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi. […]

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 […]

Global

Arab Gulf states silent on China’s Xinjiang crackdown

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2019

Giorgio Cafiero BEIJING: Unlike other cases of repression against Muslims around the world, such as Myanmar, the “cultural cleansing” taking place in China’s Xinjiang Province (known by separatists as East Turkestan) has not been officially condemned by the Gulf monarchies. This silence is mostly a result of their economic interdependence with China, which has prompted […]

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Woman claims luxury clothing store fired her for being Muslim

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2019

Dean Balsamini NEW YORK: A New Jersey woman charges a luxe Manhattan men’s store forced her to use her “sexuality” to sell clothes, and then fired her because she’s Muslim, according to a federal lawsuit. Aiza Ejaz, 27, was hired in August 2017 to be operations manager for Arisoho on 471 West Broadway, which specializes […]

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Trump says I told Sanders not to hold press briefings

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2019

WASHINGTON (AA): U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday he has instructed White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders not to hold regular press briefings, claiming the media cover her unfairly. “The reason Sarah Sanders does not go to the ‘podium’ much anymore is that the press covers her so rudely & inaccurately, in particular certain members of […]

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PM: Israel possesses ‘most advanced weapons in world’

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2019

JERUSALEM (AA): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday threatened to deliver a “crushing” blow to all who might seek Israel’s destruction, according to an official statement. “Let our enemies know that Israel’s crushing fist will reach all those who seek our destruction,” Netanyahu said. He delivered the threat while visiting the headquarters of Israel […]

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Merkel reaffirms goal to create an European Union army

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2019

Monitoring Desk BERLIN: A new treaty signed between Germany and France on Tuesday would facilitate to a stronger Europe, and the creation of a European Union army, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said. Addressing the signing ceremony in Aachen, Merkel underlined their commitment to “a strong, viable and sovereign Europe” and stressed that new Franco-German treaty […]

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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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Pakistan

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 […]

Skills development only way to provide employment: Shafqat

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood underlining the importance of skills development said that without getting technical education the 65 percent youth of country would not be able to get jobs. Addressing the launching ceremony of “Training of Master Trainers” organized by National Vocational and Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC), […]

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

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 […]

Eurozone inflation slows to 1.6% in December

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2019

BRUSSELS (APP): Eurozone inflation slowed to an annual rate of 1.6 percent in December, preliminary data from the EU statistics unit Eurostat showed Friday, mainly owing to energy items. Lower oil prices helped limit increases in the price consumers pay for energy of all kinds to an average of 5.5 percent, down from a 9.1 […]

Turkey’s wind energy capacity to reach 8 GW

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2019

ANKARA (AA): Turkish wind energy installed capacity is expected to reach 8 gigawatts with an addition of 600 megawatts (MW) in 2019, Turkish Wind Energy Association (TUREB) head said on Friday. Speaking to Anadolu Agency in an interview, TUREB President Mustafa Serdar Ataseven said Turkey’s wind energy installed capacity was boosted last year despite the […]

Turkey’s exports hit all-time high with $168.1b in 2018

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2019

ANKARA (AA): Turkey’s exports hit an all-time high with $168.1 billion last year, the country’s trade minister said on Friday. Ruhsar Pekcan stated that exports in 2018 climbed 7.1 percent year-on-year, compared with nearly $157 billion in the previous year. “In 2018, imports fell by 4.6 percent on a yearly basis to $223.1 billion,” Pekcan […]

Plastic bag use down 50% with new regulation

By The Frontier Post | January 5, 2019

ISTANBUL (AA): Plastic bag usage in Turkey has dropped by 50 percent since Jan. 1, when retailers began charging for environmentally-damaging plastic bags, the environment and urbanization minister said on Friday. Turkey’s target is to reduce the plastic bag usage per person — which is currently 440 annually — by 90 percent to 40 by […]

Sports

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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Sharapova suffers injury blow ahead of Australian Open

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2019

SHENZHEN (Agencies): Former world number one Maria Sharapova’s Australian Open preparations suffered a blow after a thigh injury forced her to retire from the Shenzhen Open quarter-final clash against Aryna Sabalenka on Friday. Sharapova struggled to move on court and conceded the opening set 6-1, with coach Thomas Hogstedt urging the Russian to take her […]

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Formula One pays tribute to Schumacher at 50

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2019

LONDON (Agencies): Ferrari issued an emotional message on Thursday to mark the 50th birthday of Michael Schumacher, who has not been seen in public since he suffered head injuries in a skiing accident five years ago. The German, who won a record seven Formula One drivers’ championships and 91 Grands Prix, collected five consecutive titles […]

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Solskjaer extends perfect record as Man United beat Newcastle

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2019

NEWCASTLE (Agencies): Ole Gunnar Solskjaer joined Matt Busby in the Manchester United record books on Wednesday as his inspirational decision to bring on Romelu Lukaku as a substitute paid immediate dividends in a 2-0 victory against Newcastle. The victory, secured after Lukaku scored with his first touch of the game in the 64th minute, clinched […]

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Osaka: US Open win given belief

By The Frontier Post | January 4, 2019

Brisbane (Agencies): Japanese star Naomi Osaka said her US Open victory in September had given her the self-belief to be able to come from behind and win tight matches. Osaka was speaking after recovering from losing the first set of her Brisbane International quarter-final to Latvia’s Anastasija Sevastova on Thursday. The world number five overhauled […]

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Fashion & Movies

Kartik Aaryan to work in Imtiaz Ali’s next movie

By The Frontier Post | October 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Kartik Aaryan has already impressed the audience with his performances in the Pyaar Ka Punchnama series and Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety. It looks like the actor has finally made his way into the big league as he has got an interesting line up of films ahead of him. If rumours are […]

Deepika Padukone to play an acid attack survivor in next project

By The Frontier Post | October 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: This morning Deepika Padukone had some great news for her fans as she confirmed her next with Raazi director Meghna Gulzar. Deepika will be playing the lead and as well co-producing this film, which is based on the life of acid attack survivor Laxmi Agarwal. As per a report in Mumbai Mirror, […]

Ranveer Singh to play a superhero in Ali Abbas Zafar’s directorial

By The Frontier Post | October 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Ranveer Singh is all set to play a superhero in Ali Abbas Zafar’s next project. The superstar has Simmba and Gully Boy lined up for release late this year and early next year respectively. This will be the second time when Ali and Ranveer will collaborate on a project, the first being […]

´Other´ film fest to start in Rome

By The Frontier Post | October 6, 2018

ROME: Cate Blanchett, Martin Scorsese, Sigourney Weaver and Michael Moore will all be attending this month´s Rome Film Fest, Italy´s ´other´ cinema gathering after Venice. Just don´t call it a festival. “We are not a festival and those who want a festival will always be disappointed here,” the Fest´s director Antonio Monda told journalists on […]

Shraddha diagnose with dengue virus

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Only recently Shraddha Kapoor had begun shooting for Saina Nehwal’s biopic. The film has already been delayed a couple of times in the past. But Shraddha was hell-bent on starting the shooting of the film with full force. So it kick-started on September 22. But, the latest reports have proved that the […]

Aditya Roy Kapur and Taapsee Pannu to make a pair in Anurag Basu’s movie

By The Frontier Post | October 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: It was recently when Filmfare officially informed you that acclaimed filmmaker Anurag Basu is planning a multi-starrer for which he has already roped in Saif Ali Khan, Abhishek Bachchan and Rajkummar Rao. As excited we were to hear that, here’s a new update on the project. If the latest reports are to […]

Science & Technology

Britain mulls over to launch retaliatory cyber attack on Russia

By The Frontier Post | April 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Britain would consider launching a cyber attack against Russia in retaliation if Russia targeted British national infrastructure, the Sunday Times reported, citing unnamed security sources. Britain’s relations with Russia are at a historic low, after it blamed Russia for a nerve agent attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter […]

Android Auto is finally ready to go wireless

By The Frontier Post | April 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: It’s safe to say that the advent of Android Auto and Apple CarPlay has been a huge boon to consumers. Both systems offer unparalleled ease of use when compared with an auto manufacturer-designed system. While Apple has offered wireless connectivity for CarPlay in certain vehicles for months now, Android Auto required […]

SMRC S1 mini pocket drone with camera

By The Frontier Post | April 13, 2018

Over the last year, we introduced many pocked drones with different shapes and features. SMRC S1 comes with a square shape like the Eachine E55. Flying cameras are often advertised as “Selfie drones”, but this is a bit exaggerated. The truth is that you can’t buy anything under $500 in compliance with the term. In addition to the HD […]

Broadcom board approves to buyback $12 billion of shares

By The Frontier Post | April 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk Chipmaker Broadcom said on Thursday it would buy back up to $12 billion of its common stock, sending its shares up 4.5 per cent to $250 in extended trading. The company, which last month ended its efforts to acquire rival Qualcomm, said the repurchase program is effective immediately until the end of Broadcom’s […]

Destiny-2s second expansion ‘Warmind’ to launch on May 8th  

By The Frontier Post | April 12, 2018

Monitoring Desk Bungie today announced the name and release date of its second Destiny 2 expansion. The expansion, which will likely cost $19.99 like December’s Curse of Osiris, is called Warmind, and it’s expected to revolve around the game’s mystical artificial intelligences that have long been a core part of the franchise’s backstory. It launches on May 8th. The warmind in […]

Huawei Mate 20 have no match in the market

By The Frontier Post | April 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk The rivalry between Android and iOS users is a classic tug of war and there’s a strong sense of commitment and loyalty from users of each platform. Over the years, iPhones have crushed Android smartphones in terms of performance and speed, and the latest iPhone 8 series and iPhone X continue the streak but not […]

Health

Diabetes: experts develop better wound healing

By The Frontier Post | April 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk The Yale University research uncovered the role of a particular protein in maintaining the wounds and suggested that reversing its effects could help aid wound healing in patients with diabetes. “We discovered that a specific protein, thrombospondin-2 (TSP2), is elevated in wounds of patients with diabetes as well as in animal models of […]

Researchers discover cancer diagnosis implant

By The Frontier Post | April 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk GENEVA (Xinhua): Swiss scientists have developed an early warning system for four most common types of cancer, so that a visible mole will appear on the skin should a tumor develop, according to a press release from Zurich Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ) on Sunday. In the research, which has been published in […]

Low Vitamin D increases risk of Diabetes: Study

By The Frontier Post | April 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk People with vitamin D deficiency are more vulnerable to diabetes and have up to five times more chances of developing the disease, ScienceDaily reports. The conclusion comes from a decade-long study by the University of California San Diego School of Medicine, in collaboration with Seoul National University in South Korea. The research, conducted from 1997 until 2009, explores […]

Belly fat can cause heart problems

By The Frontier Post | April 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk We know that carrying around extra weight puts your heart health at risk. New research presented on Friday to the European Society for Cardiology shows that the location of your fat is just as important as the amount of it. Adults with normal body mass index (BMI) and extra belly fat (termed “central obesity”) had a […]

Health dept to engage female teachers in anti-polio drive

By The Frontier Post | April 22, 2018

Ghulam Mursalin Marwat LAKKI MARWAT: The District Health Department has decided to engage female schoolteachers in the upcoming anti polio drive to achieve the immunization of targeted population against crippling disease successfully. The decision to this effect was taken in a meeting held at the district headquarters complex Tajazai on Saturday. Local deputy commissioner Muhammad […]

EU warns green tea supplements can cause liver damage

By The Frontier Post | April 20, 2018

BRUSSELS: Taking high doses of supplements containing green tea extracts may be associated with liver damage, according to new research from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). Tea infusions, as used for brewed tea, are still considered safe. Instant tea drinks are also fine as they contain lower levels of the antioxidants naturally present in […]

Travel

Articles

Welcome to Pakistan Dear Malala

By The Frontier Post | March 31, 2018

Mahwish Khokhar A question popping up in every Pakistani’s brain about surprise visit of controversial Malala Yousafzai. I was just going through some news articles when snobbish face of Malala appeared with a headline, “I have dreamed of coming to Pakistan for 5 years.” She gained fame after a highly trained, fearless, fully armed, and […]

Status of Examination in the backward areas of KP

By The Frontier Post | March 30, 2018

Shaukat Hayat Buneri Cheating in examination is a common practice not only in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa but in all the regions and provinces of Pakistan. Although various steps and measures have been taken to curb this menace but sorry to say that all attempts have miserably failed to yield positive results in this regard. At the […]

Is Jordan enslaved to the UAE?

By The Frontier Post | March 29, 2018

Yasin Aktay It would have a particular importance to watch the developments in the world and in the region from Jordan where we were for the “Committee of Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons” of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. This is because Jordan is a country that has developed a unique survival […]

With eyes on Iran, Trump builds ‘war council’

By The Frontier Post | March 28, 2018

Ihsan al-Faqih John Bolton, the newly-appointed US national security advisor, portends a more hawkish approach by Washington to America’s perceived enemies. The 69-year-old has a long history of adopting hardline positions and showing a readiness to use military force overseas as evidenced by the “preemptive war” doctrine embraced by President George W. Bush (2001-2009), who […]

Afghan peace effort: From nowhere to nowhere

By The Frontier Post | March 27, 2018

Iqbal Khan Prime Minister’s ‘private’ visit to the United States has, apparently, resulted in some forward movement. Two sides have agreed to increase contacts for the resolution of all issues-especially Afghanistan. Repo-rtedly, the US authorities have assured Pakistan that the Trump administration will continue dialogue on all issues and all its reservations will be addressed […]

China engaged in quest for world peace

By The Frontier Post | March 26, 2018

Zamir Awan China has endured oppression across its history. The Opium Wars, Japanese aggression and colonization all serve as evidence of the adversity China has faced. Chinese citizens displayed tremendous resilience through these hardships and united against them by working hard and trusting their own capabilities. Those citizens were also blessed with exceptional and judicious […]

Editorial

Urging attitudinal change

By The Frontier Post | March 7, 2018

It is worth appreciation that educationists and religious scholars speak about bringing positive change in attitudes with modern education.  Speaking at seminar under the auspices English Department of Karak University, Chairman Islamic Ideology Council Professor Dr. Qibla Ayaz said if education did not bring positive change in attitudes then it is merely literacy. He said […]

Whirlpool of circular debt

By The Frontier Post | March 6, 2018

The circular debt has reached to alarming proportion of Rs. 922 billion till November last year and may further go up to the end of current fiscal year. It is almost double of the amount of circular debt accumulated during the five years rule of previous PPP government. The carry over liability of Rs. 480 […]

KP Varsities’ ranking

By The Frontier Post | March 5, 2018

It is a matter of great concern for educationists, students and their parents that the ranking of Public Sector Universities in Khyber Pukhtunkhwa has declined over the past seven years. Not a single government University has been able to break into the top 10 institutions in the Higher Education Commission (HEC) list. It is pertinent […]

Active taxpayers

By The Frontier Post | March 4, 2018

Instead of broadening the extremely narrow tax base, the government lost over 131000 active taxpayers as only 1.261 million people and companies filed their annual income tax returns.  A 10 percent reduction in the tax base during the fifth year of PML-N government underline the need for a serious review of tax and administrative policies […]

Inefficiencies of education system

By The Frontier Post | March 3, 2018

Speaking to a delegation form Pakistan Alliance for Math and Science (PAMS) advocates, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that promotion of advanced knowledge of Math and Science are integral to country’s future but the present education system is nor adequately delivering the skills to the students. PAMS asked the government to improve the state […]

Hinting at shifts in foreign policy

By The Frontier Post | March 2, 2018

Spokesperson of foreign office Dr. Muhammad Faisal has said that National Security committee has directed for changes in the foreign policy which envisages closer and strong relations with countries of this region. He said although Pakistan came into the grey list of FATF but there are no chances of coming on to black-list of this […]

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