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FIA reveals 2,700 properties owned by overseas Pakistanis

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has revealed that 2,700 properties owned by overseas Pakistanis which had traced by the agency. DG FIA Bashir Memon said this while appearing before court on Wednesday. The revelation was made during the hearing of a suo motu notice by the Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar […]

Ashura procession: Phone services partially suspended in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: In order to keep maintain the security the mobile phone services will remain partially suspended during the Muharram procession in Karachi on Wednesday. According to details, the main Ashura procession in Karachi will start from Nishtar Park. The Sindh home secretary told on Tuesday that mobile phone services will remain partially suspended […]

Pakistan to face India in Asia Cup today

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

F.P. Report DUBAI: Pakistan cricket team is all set to face arch-rivals India in the much awaited Asia Cup match at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium today. Both the teams will face each other since Pakistan crushed India by 180 runs in the final of the Champions Trophy at The Oval in last year and […]

NAB Chief terms corruption as really poison

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman, National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Justice (Retd) Javed Iqbal Tuesday described bribery and corruption as really poison, saying “We must put it down with an iron hand.” Father of nation Quaid-e Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah had also termed bribery and corruption as “one of the biggest curses.” Chairing a meeting here, he […]

PM in Madina Munawwara on 1st visit to Saudi Arabia

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report MADINA MUNAWWARA/RIYADH: Prime Minister arrived in Madina Munawwara Tuesday evening on his first official visit to Saudi Arabia for talks with the Kingdom’s leadership on bilateral cooperation. Governor Madina-tul-Munawwara Prince Faisal Bin Salman received the Prime Minister on the airport. The Prime Minister will pay his respects at Roza-e-Rasool and perform Umra. Meanwhile, […]

CJP takes notice of 10-year-old Amal’s death in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar took notice on Tuesday of 10-year-old Amal’s death, who was hit by a stray bullet during a police encounter in Karachi’s Akhtar Colony area. The bullet that hit Amal was from an AK-47 and was fired by a policeman attempting to kill a bandit, who […]

Global

Zimbabwe Opp MPs walk out of Mnangagwa address

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

HARARE (Reuters): Zimbabwean opposition lawmakers walked out of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s state of the nation address to parliament on Tuesday, signaling their lingering bitterness after losing a disputed July 30 presidential and parliamentary election. Members of Parliament from the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) that is led by Nelson Chamisa heckled Mnangagwa when he started […]

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‘Activist was probably poisoned’

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

BERLIN (Reuters): An anti-Kremlin activist who is in Berlin for treatment was probably poisoned with a substance that has affected his nervous system, his doctors said on Tuesday. Pyotr Verzilov, publisher of a Russian online news outlet and affiliated with the anti-Kremlin band Pussy Riot, temporarily lost his sight, hearing and ability to walk, but […]

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SA’s court legalises personal, private cannabis use

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

JOHANNESBURG (AFP): South Africa’s top court ruled Tuesday that private, personal cannabis use was legal in a landmark case that had pitted law enforcement agencies against marijuana advocates and the judiciary. Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, delivering the Johannesburg-based Constitutional Court’s unanimous verdict, declared the law banning marijuana use in private by adults “is unconstitutional […]

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Philippine miners dig for their own in landslide

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

ITOGON (AFP): The miners in the mountains of the northern Philippines usually dig for gold. But on Tuesday they were digging for their colleagues and relatives buried under a vast landslide unleashed by Typhoon Mangkhut. Searchers have already pulled over a dozen corpses from the mud and debris in the mining town of Itogon, and […]

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Putin sees chance circumstances behind downing of Russian plane in Syria

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

SYRIA (Reuters): Russia’s Defence Ministry said earlier that the aircraft was shot down by Syrian anti-aircraft systems, but accused Israel of indirectly causing the incident, saying Israeli jets nearby had put the Russian plane in the path of danger. The ministry threatened to retaliate over what it called a hostile act. Putin’s comments, made after […]

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US judge will not force Georgia to use paper ballots despite concerns

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

NEW YORK (AFP): A federal judge will not force Georgia to use paper ballots for the November election, citing the potential for last-minute confusion, but expressed concern that the state’s electronic machines could be vulnerable to hacking. US District Judge Amy Totenberg said in a ruling late on Monday that while it is important for […]

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Pakistan

Babak submits adjournment motion

By The Frontier Post | September 20, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Parliamentary Leader and Provincial General Secretary of Awami National Party (ANP) Sardar Hussain Babak has that he has submitted adjournment motion in KP Assembly against delay of Tribal district in to mainstream. In a statement issued here Wednesday Sardar Hussain Babak said that after merger of FATA in KP the tribal districts […]

Rescue 1122 deploys Medical Response Unit

By The Frontier Post | September 20, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR (APP): Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Emergency Rescue Service (Rescue 1122) has deployed Emergency Medical Response Unit for provision of on the spot first-aid to mourners on 9th and 10th of Muharramul Harram. According to a press release issued here Wednesday, the Director General (DG) Rescue 1122, Dr. Khateer Ahmad has said that the medical […]

Govt to protect country’s interest at any cost: Afridi

By The Frontier Post | September 20, 2018

F.P. Report GILGIT: Minister of State for Interior, Shahryar Khan Afridi here Wednesday said that government would protect interest of the country at any cost come what may and would give all respect and honour to the people they deserved. Addressing a high-level meeting in connection with Moharram-ul-Haram security arrangements here on Wednesday, he said […]

PTI MPA defends mini budget as balanced

By The Frontier Post | September 20, 2018

F.P. Report MARDAN: PTI’s Member Provincial Assembly Iftikhar Ali Mashwani has defended the mini budget presented by the Federal Finance Minister Asad Umer as balanced in the present difficult economic scenario. In a statement here the PTI MPA said that though certain tough decisions have been taken but it could not be avoided in order […]

Dir people reject hike in gas prices

By The Frontier Post | September 20, 2018

F.P. Report TIMERGARA: Political workers of various parties here on Wednesday rejected the recent increase in the price of gas and imposition of taxes in utility bills of consumers of Malakand division. In their written statement issued the media the ANP activist Buzarg Ahmad Jan, JI Syed Musharaf Shah Jan, PPP Aman Khan and others […]

DPO suspends 2 policemen over poor performance

By The Frontier Post | September 20, 2018

Ghulam Mursalin Marwat LAKKI MARWAT: District Police Officer (DPO) Asif Gohar suspended from service two police officials on poor performance and directed them to report to police lines at district headquarters complex Tajazai. During a surprise visit to police stations in Naurang and Dadiwala areas, the district police chief expressed anguish over poor cleanliness condition […]

Afghanistan

Taliban likely to demand release of Anas Haqqani

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Taliban group will likely demand the release of a senior Haqqani network leader, Anas Haqqani, and scores of other Taliban inmates for the revival of peace talks, it has been reported. Sources within the Taliban ranks have told NBC News that the youngest son of the feared Haqqani terror network’s founder […]

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Ban on Iranian imports sparks protest in Farah province

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk FARAH CITY: Hundreds of people on Sunday protested against the government’s move to ban some imports from Iran via Abu Nasr Farahi Port in western Farah province instead of detaining corrupt officials of the port. The Afghan government on Sunday banned imports of petroleum, steel bar, black cement, tiles and ceramics from Iran […]

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Aminzai, Baheer & Azimi sworn in as new senators

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Three new elective members of the Meshrano Jirga — or upper house of parliament — were administered oath of office on Sunday. Dr. Ghairat Baheer, Dr. Bakhtar Aminzai and Amanullah Azimi were introduced to the upper house by President Ashraf Ghani. Azimi, Baheer and Aminzai replaced Abdul Baqi Baryal, Nisar Haris and […]

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Mohib opens training plan for Afghan pilots in US

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: National Security Advisor Hamdullah Mohib, during his official visit to the US, inaugurated a six-month training programme for Afghan pilots, his spokesman said on Sunday. Qader Shah, spokesman for the National Security Council (NSC), old Pajhwok Afghan News 31 pilots would be trained on flying AC fighter aircraft, technical, fighting and other […]

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Taliban’s spy chief for southeastern provinces among 7 militants killed

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: At least seven key Taliban group members including their shadow spy chief for the southeastern parts of the country have been killed in Paktia province of Afghanistan. The provincial government media office in a statement said the Taliban spy chief for southeastern provinces Zainatullah, also famous as Farhad, was killed with six […]

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Bomb blast leaves 2 dead, 4 wounded in Nangarhar

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: At least two persons were killed and four others wounded in a bomb blast in the Khugyani district of Nangarhar province, sources said Friday. A landmine planted beneath a culvert in old bazaar of Kaga, headquarters of Khugyani district, went off Friday morning, injuring five persons, said Attaullah Khugyani, spokesman of Nangarhar […]

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Business

Jaguar workers put on three-day week

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): About 1,000 workers at Jaguar’s Castle Bromwich plant in Birmingham have been moved from a five-day to a three-day week until Christmas. Jaguar Land Rover said it was making “temporary adjustments to our production schedules” at the factory. It affects about half the plant’s 2,000 workers, who will remain on full pay. […]

Cotton output estimated at 10.874m bales in current season

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Cotton production during the current crop season is likely to remain 10.874 million bales as against the set targets of 14.37 million bales, showing a decrease of 22 percent. The low output was attributed to drastic climatic changes, prolonging weather pattern and acute water shortage during the crop sowing season in Sindh […]

Turkey’s unemployment rate constant in June

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Turkey’s unemployment rate remained unchanged at 10.2 percent this June, the country’s statistical authority announced on Monday. Official data showed that the number of unemployed persons age 15 years and over rose by around 64,000 on a yearly basis, totalling some 3.3 million in June. “In the same period, the non-agricultural unemployment […]

China likely to postpone new trade talks if more tariffs imposed: WSJ

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

WASHINGTON (Agencies): The Chinese government may decline to participate in proposed trade talks with the United States later this month if the Trump administration moves forward with additional tariffs on imported Chinese goods, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, citing Chinese officials. The U.S. had proposed the talks, but at the same time moved […]

Asian shares slipped amid new U.S. tariff threat

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

SYDNEY (Agencies): Most Asian share markets slipped on Monday amid reports Washington was about to announce a new round of tariffs on Chinese imports, setting the stage for possible reprisals by Beijing. Liquidity was thin with Japan on holiday and moves in currencies and bonds were minor. Hong Kong markets opened as normal after a […]

Saudi Arabia to auction detained tycoon’s real estate assets – sources

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

RIYADH (Reuters): Saudi Arabia will auction real estate owned by indebted billionaire Maan al-Sanea and his company starting next month to help repay billions of riyals due to creditors, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. Sanea, ranked by Forbes in 2007 as one of the world’s 100 richest people, was detained last year for […]

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Sports

Muhammad Ali becomes first diabetic boxer to win fight

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

MANCHESTER (Agencies): British-Pakistani boxer Muhammad Ali made history on Saturday night when he became the first boxer with type one diabetes to win a professional fight. The 25-year old defeated Andrej Cepur 40-36 on points after four rounds at the Victoria Warehouse. Hailing from Rochdale, the boxer was diagnosed with type one diabetes at the […]

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PFF serves show-cause notice to Kaleemullah

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: The Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) has sent a show-cause notice to former national team captain Kaleemullah for allegedly undermining team’s “historic win” and tarnishing the image of PFF. According to the notice, a copy of which has been obtained by Geo.tv, the PFF has accused Kaleemullah of violating clauses “g” and “n” […]

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PFF serves show-cause notice to Kaleemullah

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): The Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) has sent a show-cause notice to former national team captain Kaleemullah for allegedly undermining team’s “historic win” and tarnishing the image of PFF. According to the notice, a copy of which has been obtained by Geo.tv, the PFF has accused Kaleemullah of violating clauses “g” and “n” […]

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Bangladesh´s Tamim out of Asia Cup after injury heroics

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

DHAKA (AFP): Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal has been ruled out of the rest of the Asia Cup with a broken hand after batting despite his injury in the opening match, an official said Monday. “He got two fractures in his hand. He would not be able to continue here and also for the next three […]

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Real Madrid more of a team without Ronaldo, says Bale

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

MADRID (Agencies): Gareth Bale has won four Champions Leagues in five years at Real Madrid, but believes the Spanish giants can be even better in their quest for a 14th European crown despite the loss of Cristiano Ronaldo. Bale has shone in the spotlight since Ronaldo’s departure for Juventus, scoring in all of Real’s opening […]

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Kohli’s absence won’t be a factor when India face Pakistan: Ganguly

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

KOLKATA (Agencies): Former skipper Sourav Ganguly said India are a better team and absence of regular skipper Virat Kohli won’t be a factor when the defending champions take on arch-rivals Pakistan in a high-voltage Asia Cup clash on Wednesday. The two bitter foes will reignite their rivalry in the Asia Cup on Wednesday with India […]

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Fashion & Movies

‘Gold’ enters in the Rs.100 crore club

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: When Gold and Satyameva Jayate were about to release together on Independence Day, people feared that the movies will end up eating into each other’s business. But, the box-office figures have proved that there is place for more than one film for the audience. Gold had a head start over the business […]

Bollywood showers love on Akshay Kumar on his 51st birthday

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Akshay Kumar has turned a year older today and the actor last night had special celebrations with his wife Twinkle Khanna and close friends at a popular eatery in Mumbai. Even though the actor has turned 51 today, you would agree with us when we say that he sure doesn’t look his […]

Deepika Padukone avoids her wedding questions

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Sharing her life-changing experience of dealing with depression, Deepika Padukone was present at an event where the actor recalled and shared her phase. Deepika also has her own NGO called The Live Love Laugh Foundation, which was founded in 2015 and helps people deal with their issues of mental health. While present […]

Tara Sutaria is no more a part of Arjun Reddy

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Starting out as a Disney star, Tara Sutaria has come a long way since. She will be making her Bollywood debut with Karan Johar’s Student of the Year 2. The film also stars Tiger Shroff and debutant Ananya Pandey and is directed by Punit Malhotra. Even before the release of her debut, […]

Allu Arjun to make a Bollywood debut from ‘83’

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: One of the most popular stars down South, Allu Arjun was last seen in Naa Peru Surya which performed decently at the box-office. Prepping up for his next with filmmaker Vikram K Kumar, as well as gearing up for his Tamil debut in Linguswamy directorial, Allu Arjun is one busy man. In […]

‘Stree’ earns Rs 60 crore in first week

By The Frontier Post | September 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Hardly a horror-comedy comes by in Bollywood that is so true to its genre that the audience is scared for a second and laughing on the other. Amar Kaushik’s directorial venture Stree is just that. It has impressed the audience with its content and punch lines that’ll make you have a good […]

Science & Technology

Pak’s satellites PRSS- 1, PakTES-1A become fully operational

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: After the successful tests in the orbit, Pakistan’s first Remote Sensing Satellite (PRSS-1) and Pakistan’s indigenous Technology Evaluation Satellite (PakTES-1A) beca-me fully operational on Tues-day. The control of PRSS-1 Satellite was successfully transferred to Ground Control Stations in Pakistan, a statement issued by the Planning Commission here said. The satellites were successfully […]

Android devices are at risk of attacks

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: With hacking incidents happening more frequently, the last thing you want to hear is that your phone is not secure. According to a report by Security firm Kryptowire, Android’s open operating system may be open to vulnerabilities. The security firm ran tests on 10 devices running the Android OS and found that […]

Samsung launches gaming-friendly Note-9

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters): Samsung Electronics Co Ltd launched the Galaxy Note 9 “phablet” in New York on Thursday, promising better battery life and quick cooling to attract gamers and revive flagging sales. The focus on gamer-friendly features appears to be a shift away from Samsung’s previous positioning of the Note as a productivity-boosting device, and […]

Apple removes ‘wrong apps’ in gambling purge

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2018

LONDON (BBC News): Apple has been accused of accidentally removing apps from the App Store in a crackdown on gambling content. Several developers complained via social media that their apps, which they said had nothing to do with gambling, were taken down. The affected apps included a Polish magazine, a gif-sharing service and a platform […]

Athan features at Google App Summit

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2018

F.P. Report Lahore: VentureDive’s application, Athan, made global waves after it got featured as one of the fastest growing applications in the Asia Pacific region at the Google App Summit’18, held in Singapore. Athan was the only ‘made in Pakistan’ app to feature at the event. Representing Athan at the summit, VentureDive’s Managing Director Saad […]

Samsung smartphones to receive Oreo in early 2019

By The Frontier Post | August 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: On one side Google has launched Android 9.0 Pie, and on the other side, Samsung is still struggling to provide its users with Oreo Updates. However, if you have bought a Samsung flagship device in the last two years, your phone will be updated to Android Oreo. Samsung Smartphones are widely bought […]

Health

10 dead in Ebola flareup in DR Congo

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2018

BENI (AFP): Ten people have died in an outbreak of Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, according to a toll issued Friday that said 27 other deaths were suspected to be Ebola-related. Forty-four confirmed and probable cases have been recorded since the disease broke out in the province of North Kivu on August 1, […]

‘KP has a high ration of stunting among children’

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Participants at workshop stressed media persons to create awareness among the masses to counter the persistent dilemma of mal-nutrition in the country and stressed a strong political-well to allocate funds for the most vulnerable districts of the country. Role of media for highlighting impact of malnutrition was discussed in a meeting organized […]

Long work hours may hike women’s diabetes risk by 70%

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Women who work for 45 hours or more a week may be associated with nearly 70 per cent increased risk of diabetes as compared to men or women who worked for 30 to 40 hours a week, a study has found. Longer-working men however did not face this risk. While it is […]

Diabetic mom could affect baby’s development 

By The Frontier Post | August 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: The mainstream understanding of diabetes developing in a pregnant woman — known as gestational diabetes — is that the largest problem it can lead to is simply a large, unusually “fat” baby. But any type of diabetes in a pregnant woman poses a variety of much more complex threats to a […]

First two cases of dengue fever reported in Swabi

By The Frontier Post | August 7, 2018

F.P. Report SWABI: This year, the first two cases of the dengue fever have been reported from the two different regions of the district and it had confirmed by health officials and doctors as well here on Monday. When contacted district health officer told this correspondent that the patients were admitted in Bacha Medical Complex […]

Checking for heart damage may predict risk of Pakinson’s later

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Examining stress and inflammation in the heart may be key to predicting risk of Parkinson’s disease, say researchers, as it may help physicians test new therapies and delay the progression of the disorder. According to researchers, by the time Parkinson’s patients are diagnosed — typically based on the tremors and motor-control symptoms […]

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Travel

Heathrow to be the world’s biggest Airport

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: A controversial decision by British lawmakers will make Heathrow Airport the world’s biggest airport in terms of traffic, CNN reported. At the moment, the world’s largest airport is Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, with a capacity of 104 million. The new proposal would increase passenger capacity from 80 million to 110 million by […]

Tourists warned of increase in crime by hotel rats’ gangs in Paris

By The Frontier Post | July 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk PARIS: Visitors to Paris this summer have been put on alert after a raft of thefts targeting tourists by a gang of petty thieves dubbed “hotel rats”. The criminals operate by blending in with visitors – both on the streets and in hotel lobbies – before stealthily picking pockets, swiping valuables and stealing […]

Turkish Airlines passengers rise some 18%

By The Frontier Post | July 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: The total number of passengers carried by national flag carrier Turkish Airlines rose 17.8 percent to reach 35.6 million in the first half of 2018, compared to the same period last year. According to a statement issued Tuesday by Turkish Airlines, it carried 6.3 million passengers in June, up 10.6 percent from […]

Double-decker passenger plane to fly to Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: People travelling from Dubai to Pakistan and back will soon experience what it’s like to fly aboard Emirates’ A380 aircraft, the world’s largest commercial passenger plane. According to UAE-based newspaper Gulf News, the UAE-based carrier announced that it will operate a one-off A380 flight to Islamabad next week. The first Emirates double-decker […]

Emirates introduces VR seats for the first time in planes

By The Frontier Post | July 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk Dubai: Being able to check in online and choose seats prior to departure is a great way to travel. It doesn’t just take away the hassle of standing in long queues at the airports, it also helps ensure that one gets the aisle, window or whatever seat they prefer. Now, imagine actually seeing […]

Emirates to start daily Edinburgh–Dubai service

By The Frontier Post | July 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: Emirates plans to link the Scottish city of Edinburgh with Dubai, UAE from early October. The new flight will become the third daily service between Scotland and Dubai as Emirates already links the UAE and Scotland twice a day. Hubert Frach, divisional senior vice president, Emirates, elaborated, “We are increasing our capacity […]

Arts & Literature

Heathrow to be the world’s biggest Airport

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: A controversial decision by British lawmakers will make Heathrow Airport the world’s biggest airport in terms of traffic, CNN reported. At the moment, the world’s largest airport is Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, with a capacity of 104 million. The new proposal would increase passenger capacity from 80 million to 110 million by […]

Tourists warned of increase in crime by hotel rats’ gangs in Paris

By The Frontier Post | July 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk PARIS: Visitors to Paris this summer have been put on alert after a raft of thefts targeting tourists by a gang of petty thieves dubbed “hotel rats”. The criminals operate by blending in with visitors – both on the streets and in hotel lobbies – before stealthily picking pockets, swiping valuables and stealing […]

Turkish Airlines passengers rise some 18%

By The Frontier Post | July 11, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: The total number of passengers carried by national flag carrier Turkish Airlines rose 17.8 percent to reach 35.6 million in the first half of 2018, compared to the same period last year. According to a statement issued Tuesday by Turkish Airlines, it carried 6.3 million passengers in June, up 10.6 percent from […]

Double-decker passenger plane to fly to Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: People travelling from Dubai to Pakistan and back will soon experience what it’s like to fly aboard Emirates’ A380 aircraft, the world’s largest commercial passenger plane. According to UAE-based newspaper Gulf News, the UAE-based carrier announced that it will operate a one-off A380 flight to Islamabad next week. The first Emirates double-decker […]

Emirates introduces VR seats for the first time in planes

By The Frontier Post | July 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk Dubai: Being able to check in online and choose seats prior to departure is a great way to travel. It doesn’t just take away the hassle of standing in long queues at the airports, it also helps ensure that one gets the aisle, window or whatever seat they prefer. Now, imagine actually seeing […]

Emirates to start daily Edinburgh–Dubai service

By The Frontier Post | July 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: Emirates plans to link the Scottish city of Edinburgh with Dubai, UAE from early October. The new flight will become the third daily service between Scotland and Dubai as Emirates already links the UAE and Scotland twice a day. Hubert Frach, divisional senior vice president, Emirates, elaborated, “We are increasing our capacity […]

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Articles

U.S. faces isolation in global community by sanctioning Iran

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2018

Mudasir Sheikh The recent statement of the Iranian president Hassan Rouhani regarding isolation of the US due to its unilateral withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, also known as JCPOA, seems to become more relevant with every passing day as obvious from the actions of BRICS, EU and other countries like Turkey. The crux of […]

National priorities for new Government

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2018

Parvez Jamil If pre-election pledges were not to become post-elections shocks, national priorities need to be pursued by the new Government in letter and spirit. What reposes public trust and confidence-building is when leaders deliver what they promise to the nation amid election fever and campaigning with commitments. Though NAB’s endeavor to inculcate character building […]

A sea and thousands of concerns

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2018

Hanif Ghaffari The name of the “Caspian Sea” has been recently heard more than any other time! In the meantime, there are rumors, ambiguities and, of course, concerns that need to be described in the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea which was signed on August 12 in the port city of […]

Muslim body’s intention to set up Islamic courts sparks row in India

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2018

Shuriah Niazi The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has sparked a row by allegedly expressing its intention to set up Sharia Courts in the country. Sharia law or Islamic law is the religious law forming part of the Islamic tradition. Sharia Courts run according to Islamic laws. The AIMPLB is the top non-government […]

Taliban overruns Ghazni city, Afghan and US officials clueless

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2018

Syed Zafar Mehdi Barely a week after the US officials reportedly held ‘secret talks’ with the Taliban in Qatar, the insurgent group has launched a series of coordinated attacks in multiple provinces across Afghanistan. According to media reports, more than 200 Afghan security personnel have been killed over the past four days in fighting with […]

War on terror and efforts of Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2018

Bilal Abdul Ghani Acknowledgement, recognition, acceptance and appreciation is a patent formula of success and to achieve goals and targets anywhere in the world. If you are fighting a war and you have most advanced technological ammunition, weapons and strong team allies but you are not giving recognition and acceptance to your team then it […]

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Editorial

Cabinet of honest professionals

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2018

The federal cabinet members of the Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf government comprise honest, intelligent and dedicated professionals. They include technocrats, legal expert of outstanding caliber and politicians of international stature. Majority of the cabinet members had shown wonderful performance in the government of President Musharraf, which was characterized by booming economy, low power and gas tariffs, high […]

Holding Pakistan on a pedestal

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2018

It appears that Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is showing no leniency to the government of Pakistan to put in place an effective administrative and legal framework for curbing anti money laundering and strengthening the counter terrorism regime. The first review to monitor its compliance with counter terror financing and money laundering action plan has […]

A genuine demand

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2018

The last PML-N government kept the CPEC agreement wrapped in absolute secrecy and mystery and all along tried to evade the queries and concerns about the Nitti Gritty of this project by shallow verbosity and rhetoric. This remained a matter of great concern among all stake holders and people of the country. Now a strong […]

Inviting a trouble?

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2018

A famous saying goes, “Do not invite a trouble to trouble you.”US President Donald Trump’s trade war against China and slapping economic sanctions on Iran and Turkey reflect the same situation. The countries that have a large share in global economy are going to extend support to Turkey to relive the pressure created by the […]

Lending support to Turkey

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2018

Pakistan came in support of Turkey, which is embroiled in an intense dispute with the United States that has seen Lira tumble, saying solution to all bilateral issues lies in “dialogues of mutual understanding and goodwill.”Pakistan is in principle opposed to the imposition of “unilateral sanctions,” said a statement issued by Foreign Office (FO) spokesperson […]

Setting a good precedent

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2018

Setting the stage for a second democratic transition, 326 newly elected members of the 15th National Assembly took the oath in an unusual calm during the inaugural session. The opposition parties, which had earlier announced plans to lodge strong protests inside and outside parliament against alleged riggings in 2018 general elections from the platform of […]

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