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PM Imran Khan to launch ‘Sehat Insaf Card Program’ in tribal districts today

By The Frontier Post | February 15, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate ‘Sehat Insaf Card Program’ in tribal districts on Friday. According to the state Radio report, Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate the ‘Sehat Insaf card Program’ at Governor House Peshawar. Report added that people of all seven tribal districts will avail free medical treatment at all […]

PTI looks unserious towards South Punjab province: Gillani

By The Frontier Post | February 15, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: Former prime minister and senior leader of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Yousaf Raza Gillani has criticized the incumbent PTI led government for making separate secretariat for South Punjab. This he said while talking to media persons, Gillani has said that the government has failed to fulfill promise of South Punjab province and […]

Opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif likely to visit Lahore today after his bail in corruption cases

By The Frontier Post | February 15, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif will likely to visit Lahore after Lahore High Court (LHC) approved his bail petition in corruption cases, on Friday. According to local news channel reports, PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif will meet his mother and elder brother Nawaz Sharif during his visit to Lahore. Sources […]

Former premier Nawaz Sharif shifted to Jinnah Hospital from jail

By The Frontier Post | February 15, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supermo Nawaz Sharif has been shifted to Jinnah Hospital of Lahore from Kot Lakhpat jail owing to his illness, on Friday. According to details, the government of Punjab on Thursday issued a notification to shift Nawaz Sharif to Jinnah Hospital from Kot Lakhpat jail. The Punjab home department […]

Offshore companies scandal: Court extends Aleem Khan’s physical remand for 10 days

By The Frontier Post | February 15, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Abdul Aleem Khan will be produced before an accountability court in Lahore on Friday in the case pertaining to assets beyond known sources of income and offshore companies. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) will request the court to remand the suspect to its custody for another 15 days. […]

PSL begins with colorful opening ceremony

By The Frontier Post | February 15, 2019

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: The opening ceremony of Pakistan Super League 2019 took place at the Dubai International Stadium on Thursday. The national anthem of Pakistan marked the start of the event before Ramiz Raja, always the MC, took over the microphone. Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Ehsan Mani acknowledged the contribution of UAE’s cricketing authorities and […]

Global

NZ PM announces to broadcast ‘Azaan’ nationally on Friday

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk CHRISTCHURCH: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Wednesday said Azaan (the call to prayer) will be broadcast nationally along with a two minutes’ silence this Friday to show support to the Muslims community, RNZ reported. Speaking to media on her second visit to Christchurch since the terror attack, she said there would […]

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Germany still desires an orderly Brexit: Merkel

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday expressed her hope for an orderly withdrawal of the U.K. from the EU, despite growing doubts in Europe about the future of Brexit. “Until the very last hour of March 29, I will fight for an orderly leaving of the United Kingdom from the European Union,” […]

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Trump says considering possible Brazilian NATO membership

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

WASHINGTON (Sputnik): Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro arrived in Washington last week for his first international visit since taking office in January. US President Donald Trump said Tuesday while meeting with his Brazilian counterpart that he was looking into Brazil joining NATO or other alliances. “We are going to look at that very, very strongly in […]

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Pompeo says Golan change intentional

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

WASHINGTON (AA): Secretary of State Mike Pompeo insisted the change to the U.S.’s designation of the occupied Golan Heights in an annual human rights report was an intentional move made to reflect Washington’s view of the contested territory. The State Department last week dropped its designation of the Golan Heights as “Israeli-occupied,” instead opting to […]

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UK: Muslim leaders warn of ‘systemic’ Islamophobia

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

LONDON (AA): The horrific terror attack on two mosques in New Zealand was “inspired by Islamophobic media reports” and “unchecked social media bigotry”, more than 350 Muslim leaders from countries including the U.K., U.S. and South Africa said in a letter. The letter published by The Guardian said Islamophobia has been fueled by many individuals […]

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Indonesia floods: Death toll rises to 89 in Papua

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

JAKARTA (AA): Death toll from floods in eastern Indonesia climbed to 89 on Tuesday, according to national disaster management agency. Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management (BNPB) spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said in a written statement that 159 people were injured after floods hit Jayapura, capital city of Papua province. Some 74 people are still […]

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Pakistan

Two prisoners injured as roof collapses at Karachi’s Central Jail

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: As many two prisoners were injured on Wednesday when roof of a captives’ barrack collapsed at Karachi Central Jail. According to reports, the incident took place at Security Ward No 1 of the Central Jail where high-profile prisoners were kept. Jail officials told that at least captives have received injuries when the […]

PM Imran Khan congratulates Hindu community on Holi

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has wishes the Hindu community on the festival of Holi, also known as the “Festival of Colours” on Wednesday. Prime Minister tweeted this morning, “Wishing our Hindu community a very happy and peaceful Holi, the festival of colours”. The Hindu citizens living across the country are celebrating the […]

Amendments in NAB laws on cards: Shibli

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Leader of the house in Senate, Syed Shibli Faraz, reiterating his government’s resolve to eradicate corruption, on Tuesday said amendments would be introduced in National Accountability Bureau (NAB) laws in Upper House of the Parliament to make it more effective and result-oriented. In a briefing to mediapersons over performance of the Senate […]

President calls for participation of youth in country’s development

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi urged the country’s educated youth to participate in the government’s efforts of achieving the goal of socio-economic progress and development and in the country. “It is not the government alone which has to work towards the progress and development of country, but your participation is a must to […]

Opposition in PA raised questions on rehab of tribesmen: Land for university in Waziristan to be purchased soon: Shaukat

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Wadood Jan Peshawar: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Information Shaukat Yousafzai said on Tuesday that the provision of 100 billion rupees package for erstwhile Fata would ensured by all means and land for the university in Waziristan, announced by the Prime Minister Imran Khan, would soon be purchased. Answering a question, raised by the Opposition Leader […]

KP cabinet decides to accelerate completion of 1188 schemes

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan presided over a meeting that decided the accelerated completion of 1188 schemes including 388 at district level, 726 schemes in other sectors and the 246 near to completion schemes in the tribal districts that would cost Rs.24 billion. The provincial government, he added has initiated self […]

Afghanistan

US embassy in Kabul warns of possible attacks

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The US Embassy in Kabul has warned of possible attacks by militants during the Afghan New Year which will be observed on 21st of March. “As of mid-March 2019, the US Embassy has received increased reports regarding possible attacks coinciding with the Afghan New Year holiday that will be observed on March […]

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US ‘to end contacts’ with Afghan National Security Advisor over his recent remarks

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: A senior US diplomat has told President Ashraf Ghani that US officials will no longer deal with his national security adviser Hamdullah Mohib, Reuters news agency reports, quoting four knowledgeable US and Afghan sources. The report published on March 18 said the diplomat told President Ghani that the United States was ending […]

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Over 3,700 militants killed in 88 operations in North: Official

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghan National Army’s 209 Shaheen Corps has conducted 88 military operations during the last one year, inflicting 3,771 losses to Taliban and other militant groups, the Deputy Commander of the Shaheen Corps, Gen. Adam Khan Matin, said. Officials from 209 Shaheen Military Corps in north said in the security and defense […]

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MoU for power transmission, dam construction signed

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: A Memorandum of Understanding was signed for the implementation of power transmission project to Badakhshan province of Afghanistan and construction of Sheewa Dam, the Office of the President said Tuesday. According to a statement released by ARG Palace, the Memorandum of Understanding was signed during a ceremony which was organized in Char […]

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Ten die in flash floods in Herat province

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: At least 10 people lost their lives in flash floods in Herat which started on Monday night, the provincial governor’s media office said in a statement. According to the statement, thousands of acres of agricultural land and hundreds of houses were damaged following heavy rains in the past few days. Four women […]

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UAE, Azerbaijan ready to buy Afghan products, says Ghani

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani has said the UAE is eager to buy Afghanistan’s saffron and Azerbaijan is interested in Afghan almond, grapes and onion. A statement from the Presidential Palace to Pajhwok Afghan News said President Ashraf Ghani met with Afghan traders based in the UAE and listened to their problems and suggestions […]

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Business

Indian-Omani group strikes $3.85 billion deal to build Sri Lanka oil refinery

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

COLOMBO (Reuters): India’s Accord Group and Oman’s Ministry of Oil and Gas have signed a $3.85 billion deal to build an oil refinery in Sri Lanka, the biggest single pledge of foreign direct investment ever made in the country. The deal represents a challenge to China, which had until recently been on track to be […]

Time to put to rest oversupply fears in Dubai real estate

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: There is a trend in the Dubai property sector I have been observing for several years. Every quarter or so opens with an armchair analyst predicting “oversupply”. The analysts quote the number of buildings under construction and the projected handover time, compare it with past year’s supply, and lo and behold, revert […]

A foot in the door? Russia’s International Investment Bank moves to Hungary

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Andras Racz BUDAPEST: Budapest’s decision to host a revived Soviet-era bank could provide its Russian employees with sweeping diplomatic immunities and hinder action in the event of a security threat. On 14 March 2019, a Hungarian law on moving the headquarters of the Moscow-based International Investment Bank (IIB) to Budapest came into force. In its […]

GE to co-develop 583 MW gas power plant in BD

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

ANKARA (AA): GE Power and Summit, Bangladesh’s largest independent power producer, will co-develop a 583-megawatt (MW) combined cycle gas power plant near Dhaka, Bangladesh, the global energy giant announced Monday. The announcement follows the signing of a 22-year Power Purchase Agreement between Summit Meghnaghat II Power Company Limited, a subsidiary of Summit Group, and the […]

UK unemployment rate hits 44-year low

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

LONDON (AFP/APP): The British unemployment rate has struck a 44-year low, official data showed Tuesday, despite a broader economic slowdown as Brexit looms. The jobless rate — or proportion of the workforce that is unemployed — hit 3.9 percent in the three months to the end of January, the lowest level since 1975, the Office […]

Vitol to acquire asphalt trading business VALT

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

ANKARA (AA): Global energy trader Vitol has agreed to acquire a further 50 percent share of the global asphalt trading company VALT to integrate the asphalt trading business into the company, Vitol announced Monday. Vitol, on transaction completion, will own 100 percent of VALT, the bitumen joint venture it established with Sargeant Marine in 2016, […]

Sports

No trophy, no regrets as Federer departs Indian Wells for Miami

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Miami (Agencies): Roger Federer departed Indian Wells empty-handed for a second straight year, but the Swiss great sees no reason he can’t get back on track at the Miami Masters. “Sure, it’s frustrating and disappointing and sad to some extent,” Federer said after falling 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 to Austrian Dominic Thiem in Sunday’s final. Thiem, […]

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Hirscher undecided on retirement

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

VIENNA (Agencies): Austrian ski legend Marcel Hirscher said on Tuesday that he would decide “relatively soon” if he would retire or call it quits after winning a record eighth consecutive overall crystal globe this season. Hirscher said he felt “very, very tired” at the season’s end and wanted to see how quickly he would recover. […]

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Ronaldo joins Portugal camp

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

OEIRAS (Agencies): Cristiano Ronaldo rejoined his Portugal team-mates on Tuesday ahead of the start of Euro 2020 qualifying this week following a nine-month absence from the national team. The 34-year-old Juventus forward was recalled by Portugal coach Fernando Santos for games at home to Ukraine and Serbia, having not played for his country since the […]

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Pakistan-India World Cup match to take place as scheduled: ICC

By The Frontier Post | March 19, 2019

LONDON (Agencies): International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Tuesday that there is no threat to the India-Pakistan World Cup match scheduled to take place in a group game in Manchester on June 16, reported Indian media. The chief executive officer (CEO) Dave Richardson said: “for ICC events, all teams have signed a members’ participation agreement, […]

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Noor, Hamza, Sakiullah of Pakistan win titles in Qatar Junior Squash

By The Frontier Post | March 19, 2019

PESHAWAR (APP): Top seeds Noor Zaman of Under-17, Muhammad Hamza of Under-15 and Saki Ullah of Under-11 categories clinched the titles in the Qatar Junior International Squash Championship being played at Khalifa International Tennis and Squash on Tuesday. In the Under-17 final Noor Zaman of Pakistan was the top seeded player who defeated his Pakistani […]

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Olympics – Japan chief Takeda to quit as corruption probe continues

By The Frontier Post | March 19, 2019

TOKYO (Agencies): Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) chief Tsunekazu Takeda, who is under investigation for suspected corruption, said on Tuesday he will step down when his term ends in June and resign from the International Olympic Committee. French prosecutors have questioned Takeda in Paris and placed him under formal investigation in December for suspected corruption in […]

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Fashion & Movies

Model Halima Adel introduces range of fashionable headscarves

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk LONDON: While the fashion industry still has a long way to go when it comes to diversity, one of the people helping pave the way is Aden, an American-Somali model who gained recognition after winning the Miss Minnesota USA pageant in 2016 wearing a hijab and burkini. Since then, Aden has walked the […]

Alia Bhatt to work opposite Salman Khan in upcoming Bhansali’s ‘Inshallah’

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Bollywood stars Alia Bhatt and Salman Khan have become the talk of town after news of them pairing up for Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next broke out on Tuesday. Reports revealed that the two megastars will be starring alongside each other in the Padmaavat filmmaker’s next titled ‘Inshallah’ and social media users […]

Filmmaker Ramesh Taurani confirms sequel of Ishaq Vishk

By The Frontier Post | March 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Looks like sequels are a thing this year in Bollywood. After films like Sadak, Student Of The Year, Housefull, and Hindi Medium, it’s now Shahid Kapoor and Amrita Rao’s Ishq Vishk, which will have a sequel. The film marked Shahid Kapoor’s debut and did well at the box-office as well. According to […]

Jacqueline Fernandez and Akshay Kumar likely to be seen together in Sooryavanshi

By The Frontier Post | March 18, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Jacqueline Fernandez and Akshay Kumar have been seen together in Housefull 3 and Brothers. Both the actors share great chemistry on screen. According to the latest reports, Jacqueline has been roped in to play the female lead in Rohit Shetty’s upcoming cop drama Sooryavanshi. The film will have Akshay Kumar playing the […]

Shah Rukh Khan to do a web series soon!

By The Frontier Post | March 18, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Shah Rukh Khan is one of the biggest names in Bollywood. SRK has proved his mettle on the big screen for years now, and now the actor is all set to own the digital space as well. He is already producing Bard of Blood starring Emraan Hashmi, but now we hear that […]

Alia Bhatt to shows her Kathak skills in Kalank’s song

By The Frontier Post | March 18, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan, Aditya Roy Kapur, Sonakshi Sinha, Madhuri Dixit Nene and Sanjay Dutt are all set to come together on the big screen in Dharma Productions’ Kalank. Directed by Abhishek Varman the film is set in 1945 and the teaser of the film has already created a mega buzz among […]

Science & Technology

Google to shut down its inbox app on April 2nd

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Google+ isn’t the only Mountain View property that’s getting the axe on April 2nd. Apparently, the Inbox app is also bidding its users farewell on the same day. The tech giant first revealed that it’s going to discontinue its smarter take on email late last year, but it didn’t say when specifically. […]

Japan taps Toyota to build Futuristic Moon rover

By The Frontier Post | March 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk TOKYO: Japan’s space agency has teamed up with Toyota to develop a huge moon rover for future astronauts. It could be ready by 2029, JAXA says. Japan’s space agency has teamed up with Toyota to develop a huge moon rover for future astronauts. It could be ready by 2029, JAXA says. Japan wants […]

Apple unveils new iPad

By The Frontier Post | March 19, 2019

NEW YORK (Reuters): Apple Inc, in a surprise move on Monday, launched a new 10.5-inch iPad Air and updated its iPad Mini ahead of a March 25 event where it is expected to launch a television and video service. So far in its annual March event, Apple has been making announcements related upgrades for its […]

Huawei to use Samsung OLED screen

By The Frontier Post | March 18, 2019

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: It seems Huawei and Samsung are going to build a new relationship with each other. This month, Huawei is set to release its first pair of flagships for the current year. We will get to see the P30 and P30 Pro at an event in Paris. It has been reported that the […]

NASA will embark on it’s first-ever all female spacewalk

By The Frontier Post | March 16, 2019

Shaiann Frazier Kicking off Women’s History Month, NASA announced Tuesday that its first-ever all-female spacewalk will take place later this month. The March 29 spacewalk at the International Space Station will feature astronauts Anne McClain and Christina Koch, who will be aided on the ground by flight directors Mary Lawrence and Kristen Facciol at NASA’s […]

8 Tech Trends That Non-Tech People Should Pay Attention to in 2019

By The Frontier Post | March 16, 2019

John Rampton Despite the fact that I come from a non-tech background, I’ve made it a point to keep up with the latest tech trends. While it hasn’t been easy, I feel I’ve had to learn as much as possible about technology to remain competitive across all of my companies. In fact, my dabbling even […]

Health

Soda increases risk of heart diseases and two types of cancer: Study

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: New science out of Harvard University found that the more soda people drink, the higher their risk of dying from heart disease, breast cancer, and colon cancer. The research was published today (March 18) in the American Heart Association’s journal, Circulation, and is just the latest in a mounting pile of evidence […]

Common blood pressure drug could increase risk of sudden cardiac arrest

By The Frontier Post | March 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: A preliminary study concludes that a drug that doctors commonly prescribe to treat angina and blood pressure might increase the risk of sudden cardiac arrest. A recent study looked at the risk factors behind cardiac arrest. Cardiac arrest occurs when the heart stops pumping blood around the body. If a person does […]

Air pollution is affecting lung development in London

By The Frontier Post | March 18, 2019

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Air pollution is known to contribute to early deaths from respiratory and cardiovascular disease. There is also mounting evidence to show that breathing polluted air increases the risk of dementia. Children are vulnerable, too: exposure to air pollution has been associated with babies being born underweight, as well as poorer cognitive development […]

Judge bans 50 unvaccinated students from attending classes in New York

By The Frontier Post | March 16, 2019

Monitoring Desk NW YORK: Parents of unvaccinated kids in New York were forced to rethink their decision to skirt public health practices this week when a judge banned 50 children from attending Green Meadow Waldorf School. The private school is located in Rockland County, New York, which CBS News reports has already tallied 146 confirmed […]

This anti-inflammatory tea may treat leaky gut

By The Frontier Post | March 16, 2019

Caroline Muggia Green tea, a well-loved tea and staple in traditional Chinese medicine, has now become popular all over the world for its many health benefits. What are those benefits, exactly? For starters, green tea contains anti-inflammatory compounds that protect against damage to the cells; studies have also linked green tea consumption to better heart […]

Anti-polio drive at Torkham border from March 25

By The Frontier Post | March 16, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: In pursuance of global polio eradication initiative and Pakistan’s national emergency action plan goal to stop wild poliovirus transmission in Pakistan, once and for all, vaccination of every person, of all age, gender, crossing Pakistan-Afghanistan Border at Torkham crossing will be started on March 25, 2019. EOC Coordinator Capt. (R) Kamran Ahmed […]

Travel

Holidays on the edge: War tourism industry gaining new levels of interest

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: The war tourism industry is on the rise and was on display during the world’s largest travel trade show, ITB Berlin. Far-flung places like Syria, Afghanistan, Sudan and Yemen may routinely hit headlines for their protracted wars and humanitarian disasters, though such locales are oft promoted as vacation destinations, catapulting the […]

Discover Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | March 19, 2019

Nohman Ali Prime Minister Imran Khan recently unveiled a new and ambitious visa policy promoting tourism in Pakistan. Tourism was one of the industries that had suffered due to the deteriorating security situation in Pakistan, however, with the improvements in security scenario, better infrastructure, and promotion of tourist friendly places through internet and social media, […]

Mexico travel suppliers suffer ‘perfect storm’ as numbers fall

By The Frontier Post | March 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk MEXICO: When coupled with Mexico’s drug-related violence and an already declining American visitor base, the new government’s decision to shutter its 21 international tourism promotion offices has created “the perfect storm,” according to Apple Leisure Group CEO Alex Zozaya. But he and others with big stakes in Mexico tourism agree that whether the […]

2019 Sail Nias launched in Jakarta to boost marine tourism

By The Frontier Post | March 16, 2019

Monitoring Desk JAKARTA: The 2019 Sail Nias event was officially launched in Jakarta on Thursday, with “Nias as the gate to world’s marine tourist destination” as its theme. Slated to run between July and September, the event will take place across five regencies and cities in Nias and is set to offer 17 activities, including […]

Tourism industry in Africa records 5.6% growth: WTTC

By The Frontier Post | March 15, 2019

Monitoring Desk Travel & Tourism in Africa is booming, growing 5.6% in 2018 compared to the global average of 3.9% and the broader African economy rate of 3.2%. This places Africa as the second-fastest growing tourism region behind only Asia-Pacific. Such growth is partly explained by North Africa’s rebound from security crises as well as […]

Abu Dhabi cuts fees to boost tourism sectors

By The Frontier Post | March 14, 2019

Monitoring Desk ABU DHABI: Abu Dhabi has reduced tourism-related fees to help the ailing hospitality sector and attract more visitors as the oil-rich emirate looks to diversify its economy. The Department of Culture & Tourism (DCT) said on Tuesday it has reduced tourism fees from 6 to 3.5 percent, municipal fees from 4 to 2 […]

Articles

What would happen if America left Europe to fend for itself?

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk WHY, A STRATEGIST from Mars might wonder, do Europeans doubt their ability to defend themselves against Russia without American help? The total GDP of NATO’s European members is more than ten times that of Russia, which has an economy about the size of Spain’s. They spend three-and-a-half times as much on defence as […]

Terrorism in New Zealand and history of targeting mosques

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Farid Hafez The white supremacist terrorist could have chosen various other places and objects to carry out his attack. But he chose a place of Islamic worship. Why? Let’s just recall Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 young people at a Socialist Youth camp in Utoya/Norway. He deliberately chose this place, seeing the young generation […]

A day of strong resolve

By The Frontier Post | March 19, 2019

Shakeel A. Malik Anniversaries of destiny shaping moments in nations’ history offer opportunities to celebrate the achievements. The national occasions also make the citizens reflect on the reasons for failing to achieve the objectives set by the founding fathers.   This time around, the nation is reliving history-altering days of All India Muslim League’s annual […]

Arms trade and strategic stability

By The Frontier Post | March 19, 2019

Iqbal Khan Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) has released the data in its annual report, on March11, captioned ‘Trends in International Arms Transfers-2018’; for a five-year period (2014-2018). According to report, India has been among the top five arms importers in the world for decades. India was the world’s second-largest arms importer from 2014-18; […]

Christchurch shooting is ‘white supremacist terrorism’

By The Frontier Post | March 18, 2019

Syed Zafar Mehdi Islamophobia is not a cock and bull story or a figment of some fiction writer’s imagination. It is a disturbing reality unfolding before our eyes, almost everywhere. Attacks against Muslims have assumed alarming proportions in recent years, especially in the Western world, mostly carried out by far-right white supremacists filled with unexplainable […]

Blood is cheaper than water

By The Frontier Post | March 17, 2019

Noor Ali Khan Khattak Destiny cannot be altered but with persistent prayers. Let us pray collectively before God, the Cherisher of the universe to descend peace to the Earth which is persistently being shattered by forces of evil. Man is the established crown of creation and in his presence the world is turned into a […]

Editorial

Merged districts uplift plan

By The Frontier Post | March 20, 2019

Prime Minister Imran Khan has unveiled the broad parameters of 10 years uplift plan worth Rs. 10 trillion for the speedy uplift of the newly merged seven district and four frontier regions of former Federally Administered Tribal Areas. The plan envisages creation of 8000 thousand jobs annually for the educated youth of these districts. In […]

Branches’ trimming

By The Frontier Post | March 19, 2019

Federal Minister for power Omer Ayub Khan, while addressing a public meeting in Haripur, disclosed the power pilferage detecting meters shall be installed on transformers; production short fall will be overcome by electricity import from Tajikistan; and domestic generation will be enhanced. This sort of rosy political phraseology has become cliché and people no longer […]

Masses contact campaign

By The Frontier Post | March 18, 2019

Fearing the likely arrest of top party leadership in corruption cases, PPP Sindh Council has announced launching of masses contact campaign in Sindh.  Party’s Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will hold public meeting from Karachi to Larkana and may also lead protest rallies while making a tour of different cities and rural areas of the province. […]

Railway up-gradation

By The Frontier Post | March 17, 2019

A committee headed by the Railway Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmad will review various components pertaining to the multi billion railway track up-gradation main line (ML-1) project. The multilateral donors including the Asian Development Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) had already expressed serious reservations about the financial viability of the project costing $8.2 billion. Last […]

Peace endeavors

By The Frontier Post | March 16, 2019

Prime Minister’s policy of fighting swords with flowers is gradually paying dividends despite the Indian leadership tactics of war mongering and escalating tension between the two nuclear armed neighbours. The delegations of both countries met at the Attari complex close to Wagha border on Thursday and discussed matters pertaining to the alignment and other details […]

Dams’ funding

By The Frontier Post | March 15, 2019

Federal government is facing extreme difficulties to arrange finances for $10 billion worth two dams, Diyamer Basha and Mohmand dams. Bids were invited for the construction of the later dam and a Chinese company Gezhouba was awarded contract on single bid basis in violation of PPRA rules of transparent and competitive bidding. Decon Engineering of […]

Letters to Editor

Police high handedness and aggrieved people

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2019

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

Stop child labour

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2019

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

The devaluation of economy

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2019

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

Rumors about abolishing of tax – free status of Malakand

By The Frontier Post | January 30, 2019

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

Working women issues

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2019

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

TF and Pakistan’s economic quagmire

By The Frontier Post | January 29, 2019

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

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