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Nawaz Sharif transferred Pakpattan land illegally: JIT report

By The Frontier Post | January 15, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The joint investigation team (JIT) on Tuesday has informed the Supreme Court of Pakistan that the then chief minister Nawaz Sharif illegally transferred the Pakpattan shrine land. According to details, JIT investigating the Pakpattan shrine land case against Nawaz Sharif held him responsible for “illegally transferring” shrine land when he was the […]

Top court orders govt, civil society, religious scholars to tackle overpopulation

By The Frontier Post | January 15, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan on Tuesday has directed the government, civil society and religious scholars to play their role in controlling the rapid growth in population. Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar headed an apex court bench and announced its verdict in a suo motu case pertaining to the unchecked population […]

Eight killed in land sliding at Karakoram Highway in Kohistan district

By The Frontier Post | January 15, 2019

F.P. Report KOHISTAN: As many as eight people were killed on Tuesday in land sliding at Karakoram Highway in Dasu area of Upper Kohistan district. According to details, the rescue teams retrieved dead bodies from under debris and moved them to nearby hospital. According to SHO Dasu Nasir-ud-Din Babar, the land slide buried the van […]

ECC to chair five point agenda in today’s meeting

By The Frontier Post | January 15, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Finance Minister Asad Umar on Tuesday will chair a meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) on today (Tuesday). According to details, the ECC of the cabinet will review a five point agenda during Tuesday’s meeting. The Economic Coordination Committee of the cabinet will review provision of gas to power plants. […]

Opposition walkouts in NA ‘tactic to seek NRO’, says PM Imran

By The Frontier Post | January 15, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has showed displeasure over the opposition behavior in National Assembly and termed the opposition walkout from the session as a tactic of getting NRO. In a tweet on Tuesday morning, PM Imran said that opposition trying to get NRO (a term used by the government for opposition seeking […]

US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad to land in Islamabad today

By The Frontier Post | January 15, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: US Special Envoy, Zalmay Khalilzad will arrive in Islamabad on a four-day tour today (Tuesday). According to reports, Zalmay Khalilzad will be accompanied by United States Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells. The US delegation will meet senior civil and military leaders during his visit. Zalmay […]

Global

Brexit: May pleads for MPs’ support on her deal

By The Frontier Post | January 15, 2019

Monitoring Desk LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May has sought to persuade U.K. lawmakers to back her Brexit deal, which will be voted in the parliament Tuesday. “I ask MPs to consider the consequences of their actions on the faith of the British people in our democracy,” May said in a speech at a factory […]

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Pompeo concludes week-long Middle East tour

By The Frontier Post | January 15, 2019

RIYADH (Reuters): US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Saudi Arabia’s king and crown prince in Riyadh on Monday, but will cut short the rest of his Middle East trip to attend a family funeral, a State Department spokesman said. Pompeo will return home after meetings in Oman instead of travelling on to Kuwait, deputy […]

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Jerusalem’s Dome of the Rock shut over ‘Jewish cap’

By The Frontier Post | January 15, 2019

Monitoring Desk JERUSALEM: Palestinian authorities shut Jerusalem’s iconic Dome of the Rock mosque on Monday after an Israeli policeman attempted to force his way into the place, according to a spokesman. “Palestinian guards closed the mosque after an Israeli policeman wearing a Jewish cap tried to enter the worship place,” Firas al-Dibs, a spokesman for […]

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Indian police charge ten students with sedition

By The Frontier Post | January 15, 2019

NEW DELHI (AA): Indian police on Monday charged at least 10 students with sedition for allegedly raising “anti-India” slogans at a Kashmir-related event held three years ago in New Delhi, local media reported. The police filed a charge-sheet in a Delhi court in a case filed in February 2016 against “anti-national” sloganeering allegedly by students […]

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Canadian sentenced to death in China

By The Frontier Post | January 15, 2019

BEIJING (Reuters): A Chinese court on Monday sentenced a Canadian man to death for drug smuggling after prosecutors said an original 15-year sentence given in November was too lenient. Dalian Intermediate People’s Court in the northeast province of Liaoning re-tried Robert Lloyd Schellenberg and decided on execution, the court said in a statement on its […]

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Poland’s liberal Mayor of Gdansk dies after stabbing

By The Frontier Post | January 15, 2019

WARSAW (Reuters): Pawel Adamowicz, the liberal mayor of the Polish city of Gdansk, died on Monday of his wounds a day after being stabbed on stage at a charity event. “We couldn’t win,” Poland’s health minister Lukasz Szumowski told reporters via private broadcaster TVN. Adamowicz was attacked while attending the annual Great Orchestra of Christmas […]

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Pakistan

Ministers to brief MNAs before the Session: Qaiser

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2019

F.P. Report Islamabad: Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser said that before commencement of the session of the National Assembly on every Monday, a meeting of a federal minister will be held with members in which he will brief the members about the matters related to his ministry. He further added that steps are being taken […]

Govt to fill all vacant posts by March 31: Shaukat

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Information Shaukat Yousafzai Wednesday said that the provincial government was all set to fill vacant posts in different departments by March 31. Addressing a press conference here to share decisions of cabinet meeting, he said that 6,000 persons would be inducted in KP Police, while 15,000 induction to […]

Pak earnestly desires peace in Afghanistan: Governor

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Shah Farman has said, Pakistan supports the peace dialogue between Government of Afghanistan and its opposition in the country. “We earnestly desire peace in Afghanistanwhich is also in our best interests.” The Governor was talking to Afghan Ambassador in Pakistan Shukrakullah Atif Mushal who called on him here […]

Universities faculty and students visit Corps HQ

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: A group of faculty and students of Kohat University of Science and Technology and FATA University visited Corps HQ Peshawar. They were given detailed briefing on prevailing security sit and ongoing dev work in the tribal districts. The delegation members also interacted with Commander Peshawar Corps. The delegation appreciated efforts and sacrifices […]

Ammunition recovers in Bara

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2019

Ahmad Nabi LANDI KOTAL: The local administration recovered a mortar gun and different kind of shells, hided by unknown militants in a cave here in Sheen Kamr area of Bara. The administration official told that on tip of, the Assistant Commissioner Bara, Ismatullah comprised a Khasadar party who searched the hilly area and recovered large […]

Snowfall makes life difficult in upper parts of Hazara

By The Frontier Post | January 17, 2019

F.P. Report ABBOTTABAD: A new spell of snowfall on Wednesday has started in the upper parts of the Hazara division as forecasted by the metrology department which would be continued for next three days. Galyat Development Authority (GDA) cleared the main Murree road just two days ago for the vehicular traffic whereas some of the […]

Afghanistan

28 Taliban militants killed in Afghan, Coalition Forces operations

By The Frontier Post | January 13, 2019

HERAT (Khaama Press): At least 28 Taliban militants have been killed in various provinces of Afghanistan amid surge in Afghan and coalition forces operations and airstrikes against the anti-government armed elements. According to the informed sources, a coalition air strike in Tarin Kot district of Uruzgan province killed 2 Taliban fighters while Afghan Special Operations […]

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Rabbani highlights Afghanistan’s importance for connectivity

By The Frontier Post | January 13, 2019

KABUL (TOLONews): Acting Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani said at the India-Central Asia Dialogue in Uzbekistan on Sunday that Afghanistan can provide the most cost-effective transit routes as he highlighted the country’s importance for connecting the region. “Afghanistan can provide the most cost-effective transit routes, serving as a hub for energy supplies including from Central Asia […]

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MoI cancels arms licenses of unregistered firms, individuals

By The Frontier Post | January 13, 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Ministry of Interior on Sunday said only those individuals and companies who are registered as taxpayers with the Ministry of Finance would be allowed to carry weapons. A MoI statement received by Pajhwok Afghan News said thousands of people carried weapons under the excuse of threats to their safety while hundreds others daily […]

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Daesh commander killed in Afghanistan: US Forces

By The Frontier Post | January 13, 2019

KABUL (TOLONews): A senior commander of the Daesh group was killed in Afghanistan in a raid, US Forces Afghanistan said on Saturday. Khetab Emir was killed in the raid on Jan 10 in the eastern area of Nangarhar province, said Lt. Ubon Mendie, a spokesman for the US forces based in Afghanistan. Emir, who was […]

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10,000 acres grabbed land recovered, 95 rebels arrested: Governor

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2019

KABUL (Pajhwok): The Governor of Kabul province has pledged to implement the law equally on all for the sake of public safety and their peaceful living, according to a statement on Saturday. Addressing reporters here at Government Information and Media Center (GIMC) Governor Mohammad Yaqub Haidari said around 35,000 acres of land has been prevented […]

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Gunmen storm police headquarters in Herat; 5 killed

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2019

HERAT (TOLONews): A number of gunmen attacked police district-6 (PD6) headquarters in Herat city in the west of Afghanistan on Friday evening, the Ministry of Interior confirmed. The Interior Ministry spokesman Najib Danish confirmed the attack and said security forces have started operation to clear the area of attackers. Herat governor’s spokesman Jailani Farhad said […]

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Business

Turkish industrial output slips in November

By The Frontier Post | January 15, 2019

ANKARA (AA): Turkey’s calendar-adjusted industrial production dropped 6.5 percent in November 2018 compared to the same month the previous year, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) announced Monday. Industrial output is considered a vital indicator for the economy, as it is seen as a preliminary gauge of GDP growth. Among three main sub-indexes, the manufacturing index […]

Natural gas war: Europe becomes US-Russia battleground

By The Frontier Post | January 15, 2019

BERLIN (AA): Should the US impose sanctions on the German and Russian-backed Nord Stream 2 pipeline (NS2), it would be regarded as “unacceptable political interference” on Europe’s energy policy and could even be “counterproductive”, experts and German leaders warned. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Thursday that US sanctions on the NS2 would be […]

China’s exports unexpectedly drop 4.4 percent in December

By The Frontier Post | January 14, 2019

BEIJING (Agencies): China’s December exports unexpectedly fell 4.4 percent from a year earlier, the biggest monthly drop in two years, official data showed on Monday, pointing to further weakening in the world’s second-largest economy. For the month, imports also unexpectedly contracted, falling 7.6 percent, the biggest decline since July 2016. That left the country with […]

World’s longest aircraft gets full-production go-ahead

By The Frontier Post | January 14, 2019

LONDON (BBC News): The world’s longest aircraft is set to go into full production with the model designed to take its first passengers. It comes after the prototype £32m Airlander 10 – a combined plane and airship – was formally retired following successful final testing. As a result, Bedford firm Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) has […]

VW could face recall of more cars over emissions

By The Frontier Post | January 14, 2019

BERLIN (Reuters): Germany’s Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA) is considering recalling more Volkswagen cars due to its emissions, scandal, the Bild am Sonntag newspaper reported on Sunday. The KBA has opened an investigation into whether a software update for 1.2-litre engine cars, including the popular Polo, enabled them to cheat emissions tests, the newspaper said, […]

Dubai residential capital values dip 11.1%

By The Frontier Post | January 14, 2019

DUBAI (Agencies): Dubai’s apartments and villas are indeed becoming more affordable for both buyers and tenants, with sale and rental prices continuing to register a decline. The city’s residential property market posted an overall 11.1 per cent drop in capital values in 2018, with quarterly declines of 3.1 per cent, according to the latest data […]

Sports

Terence Crawford, Amir Khan will announce April fight

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2019

LONDON (Agencies): Welterweight world titlist and pound-for-pound star Terence Crawford and former unified junior welterweight titleholder Amir Khan are scheduled to appear at a news conference on Tuesday at a London hotel to announce they will meet this spring. Top Rank, Crawford’s promoter, sent out a media advisory on Friday afternoon saying that “WBO welterweight […]

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Steve Smith ruled out of HBL PSL 2019 due to elbow injury

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2019

PESHAWAR (APP): Multan Sultans have been dealt a blow with Australian batsman Steve Smith ruled out of the HBL Pakistan Super League 2019 due to an elbow injury. According to Cricket Australia, Smith will undergo surgery and is expected to wear a brace for six weeks before commencing rehabilitation. The HBL PSL 2019 will be […]

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Matloob Ahmed maintains lead on third day of Golf Tournament

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: Matloob Ahmed of Lahore Gymkhana maintained lead on third day of Bank AL Habib’s 8th Rashid D. Habib Memorial National Professional Golf Championship being played at Karachi Golf Course on Saturday, 12th January 2019. Today he scored 69- 3 under par with a total of 203 for three days with 13 under […]

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Ramiz Raja wants Pakistan to drop Azhar Ali from Tests

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2019

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): Former Pakistan captain and famous commentator Ramiz Raja has asked the team management to drop veteran right-handed batsman Azhar Ali from the Test team. The 33-year-old is going through a horrid time with the bat in the ongoing three-match series against South Africa, where he has managed to score just 44 runs […]

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Sardar double sends Iran into Asian Cup knockouts

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2019

ABU DHABI (AFP): Sardar Azmoun struck twice as Iran sank Vietnam 2-0 on Saturday to reach the last 16 of the Asian Cup and set a new group-stage win record. Iran, looking to end a 43-year title drought since last winning Asian football’s most coveted prize, could have scored four or five but for some […]

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Sharma fireworks thwarted as Australia beat India in 1st ODI

By The Frontier Post | January 12, 2019

SYDNEY (Agencies): Australia fended off an explosive century from Rohit Sharma to post a morale-boosting 34-run victory over India in the first one-day international in Sydney on Saturday. The Australians made 288 for five off their 50 overs after winning the toss and restricted India to 254 for nine. Sharma blasted 133 off 129 balls […]

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Fashion & Movies

Mr. Perfectionist shares his New Year 2019 resolutions

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood actor Aamir Khan has said that his New Year’s resolution is to make his best film yet in 2019. Khan who is no stranger to box office hits took to social media to share his resolutions for the year and wrote, “Hey guys, wishing everyone a very happy new year. Peace […]

Barbie is still going strong as she turns 60

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2019

NEW YORK (AFP): She turned 60 this year and still doesn’t have a single wrinkle. Blonde or brunette, slender or curvy, black or white, princess or president, Barbie is a forever favorite for young girls, even if she has caused controversy over the years.  The iconic doll has evolved to keep up with the times […]

Netflix criticized for pulling satire episode in Saudi

By The Frontier Post | January 3, 2019

WASHINGTON (AA): Streaming giant Netflix faced criticism Wednesday for its decision to remove an episode of a comedy show in Saudi Arabia that satirized Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The episode of Hasan Minhaj’s Patriot Act lambasts bin Salman, arguing original praise heaped on the Saudi leader was misplaced and undue — a fact that […]

Shraddha Kapoor to replace Katrina Kaif in ABCD 3

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Fans were in for a shock over the weekend when news broke out that Katrina Kaif has opted outof Anybody Can Dance 3 aka ABCD 3. The movie, which sees Varun Dhawan returning to the dance film franchise for the second time, would have seen the actor and the actress act together […]

Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt shares first poster of Gully Boy

By The Frontier Post | January 2, 2019

MUMBAI: Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt, who are sharing the screen space for the first time in Zoya Akhtar’s musical drama Gully Boy, shared new posters from film on Wednesday. One of the posters unveiled by the actors also reveal their respective looks in the underdog tale. In the first look poster, Ranveer and Alia […]

Ek Ladki Ko Dekh Toh Aisa Laga to be released on 1 February

By The Frontier Post | January 1, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: If you’ve watched the trailer of Ek Ladki Ko Dekh Toh Aisa Laga and joined the dots, you know that Sonam Kapoor plays a closeted homosexual looking for validation from her conservative family. She finds solace in Rajkummar Rao who is in turn in love with her and is willing to stage […]

Science & Technology

Samsung introduces exclusive winter offer

By The Frontier Post | December 21, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: As a way of giving its customers the chance to benefit from the high-quality features of its Galaxy smartphone line-up, Samsung Pakistan recently introduced an exclusive offer for the winter season. Customers will now be able to purchase a Galaxy J6 smartphone for Rs.27,999 instead of Rs.29,999 while the price for Samsung’s […]

Google deletes millions of fake Play Store ratings

By The Frontier Post | December 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: Fake reviews/ratings are the banes of any platform’s existence. Effectively dealing with them is often cumbersome and time-consuming. Considering the sheer number of apps on the Google Play Store, it is inevitable that people will try to employ shady techniques make their product look better. Recently, the company announced in a […]

Facebook Messenger adds five new modes

By The Frontier Post | December 20, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP): Facebook announced on Monday that Messenger’s camera now supports Boomerang looping videos and a native Selfie mode among other new features. To “help spread holiday cheer,” Facebook integrated five new features into Messenger’s camera to make your chat a bit more animated and a bit more festive. The platform now supports the […]

Lenovo develop a phone with 12GB of RAM

By The Frontier Post | December 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: While Lenovo continues to push the Motorola brand in the West, it’s also been busy doing its own thing back in China. Just last month, the company brought us the Z5 Pro all-screen slider phone which, to our surprise, packed mid-tier specs to woo the budget-conscious consumers. That’s all well and good, […]

Hyundai Motor introduces fingerprints tech to starts cars

By The Frontier Post | December 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk SEOUL: Hyundai Motor has developed a car system that will allow drivers to unlock and start their cars using their fingerprints, it announced. The system will be installed in the 2019 Santa Fe with the aim of launching in China during the first quarter next year. There will be a fingerprint reader in […]

NASA’s solar probe captures closest ever picture of Sun

By The Frontier Post | December 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: NASA’s Parker Solar Probe mission is our way of getting answers to a few burning questions about the sun. The mission is about to do just that, having gotten closer than any other spacecraft in history. Between October 31 and November 11, the Parker Solar Probe conducted its first encounter, swooping […]

Health

Pakistan is high child mortality country: Survey

By The Frontier Post | December 27, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is one of the resilient place for the children to survive till touching the age of five years due to delays in receiving appropriate care from a skilled health worker, as per the Pakistan Demographic and health survey (PDHS). According to Survey, one from every 14 children dies before reaching the […]

New African swine fever case reported in China

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2018

BEIJING (Xinhua): China on Tuesday confirmed a new case of African swine fever in Huizhou city, Guangdong Province, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs. On a farm of 90 pigs in Huizhou’s Boluo county, 11 were confirmed infected with the viral disease and 11 were dead, the ministry said, citing a China […]

Health experts for prevention against seasonal diseases

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Health experts on Tuesday advised the citizens for the prevention of seasonal diseases as the upsurge of cases in different parts of the country would be expected. According to them, enhanced influenza virus activity is expected in South Asia including Pakistan due to prevailing weather conditions. Medical expert Dr Khawar Sultan from […]

Free of cost medicines: Four weeks for ensuring doctors presence, says CM

By The Frontier Post | December 26, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minster Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mehmood Khan has directed the health authorities of the province to ensure provision of free of cost medicines, and other health related facilities and attendance of doctors in all the primary and secondary hospitals in four weeks time. Chairing a high level meeting here on Tuesday the CM […]

Possible health benefits of Turmeric

By The Frontier Post | December 25, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Turmeric, a well-known staple in any Indian kitchen, can do a lot more than add flavor to your curry or chutney. The golden-colored spice has been noted to have strong,anti-inflammatory properties. While it is quite safe to eat with a meal or apply on your skin, do consult a healthcare provider before […]

Malnutrition serious health issue in Balochistan: Experts

By The Frontier Post | December 24, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: Malnutrition is a serious health issue in Balochistan, the experts observed in a seminar held under the aegis of the provincial health department. In last two years around 400,000 children were tested and 31,450 kids of them found to be suffering from undernourished, health experts told the seminar. The health department officials […]

Travel

Turkish-German carrier eyes expansion to back tourism

By The Frontier Post | December 12, 2018

ANKARA (AA): Turkish-German carrier Sun Express will offer a record high capacity of 6.4 million seats inits international flights for summer 2019. The airlines will also significantly expand its flight frequencies between Turkey and Europe, it said in a statement. Antalya-based SunExpress was founded as a joint venture of Turkish Airlines and Germany’s Lufthansa in […]

Australia’s 7-kilogram cabin bag limit enforced by airlines

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2018

SYDNEY (CNN): Flying home for the December holidays can be a stressful experience, with passengers carrying gifts for their nearest and dearest as well as their own luggage. Now Australian airlines have announced a renewed push to enforce hand luggage weight limits at the busiest time of the year. Both Virgin Australia and Qantas have […]

GDA issues traffic advisory for tourists

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2018

F.P. Report ABBOTTABAD: The Galyat Development Authority has issued traffic advisory for tourists in the wake of first snowfall of current winter season. The spokesman of GDA said snowfall still continues and additional staff was deployed for assistance of tourists. The Director General has directed staff to utilize all available resources and provide best facilities […]

Railways to launch three tourist trains soon

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Railways is planning to launch three tourist trains soon with an aim to promote tourism in the country under the directives of Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid Ahmed. “The tourist trains with steam engines will be operated between Rawalpindi- Taxila, Peshawar-Attock Bridge, and Karachi-Keenjhar Lake” an official in the Ministry of […]

Turkey’s cultural expenditure on rise in 2017

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2018

ANKARA (AA): Turkey spent 44 billion Turkish liras ($12 billion) for cultural activities in 2017, with 19.4-percent rise from the previous year, the nation’s statistical authority said on Friday. The government expenditures amounted to 64.2 percent of sum while the rest — 35.8 percent — was spent by private bodies, according to the Turkish Statistical […]

Investments needed to draw more tourists

By The Frontier Post | December 7, 2018

DJIBOUTI (AA): Tourism only contributes 3 percent of GDP in the small Horn of Africa country of Djibouti, and more investment is needed to boost this figure, Djibouti’s top tourism official told reporters on Thursday. Although Djibouti has a lot to offer tourists, with its sandy beaches, pristine coral reefs, and cultural and historical attractions, […]

Articles

Another Islamophobic conspiracy theory: The Islamization of the ‘yellow vests’

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2018

Farid Hafez                                                                                 In every period, when divisive incidents occur, rumors regarding Islamophobic conspiracies arise. When millions of refugees arrived from war-torn Syria and Iraq, one of the most prominent Islamophobic figures in the United States, Pamela Geller, argued that an Islamization plan was behind the influx of the refugees. The former social democrat and re-elected […]

From angry tweets to humble letter

By The Frontier Post | December 12, 2018

Iqbal Khan President Donald Trump is always in a hurry for everything and more so for achieving a favourabe Afghan endgame. In the backdrop of daily attacks by the Taliban, who now hold sway in about half of Afghanistan’s territory, the Trump administration has stepped up efforts to find a ‘peaceful solution’ to the protracted […]

Will there be another referendum over Brexit?

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2018

Hanif Ghafari Brexit continues to be an implicit term in the Britain’s political equations. Complicating the process of the British withdrawal from the European Union is a joint measure taken by the British government and European authorities. At the same time, the British government, with its widespread negative propaganda against the Brexit, is seeking to […]

Friendly and peaceful relation is need of Pakistan and Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2018

Zain Ullah Khattak Pakistan and Afghanistan share a common boarder Durand line of 2430 kilometer bifurcating Pakhtun tribes. This border was determined between Pakistan and Afghanistan in 1893 through agreement between Afghanistan’s Emir Abdul Rehman Khan and British Government of India. After Independence of Pakistan in 1947 the Durand Line has become disputed between the […]

Far-right movements and the trajectory of neoliberal economies

By The Frontier Post | December 9, 2018

Ahmet Akyildiz The external debt level of emerging economies has reached its highest level in history and according to global consulting giant McKinsey, the increase in the external debt burden of emerging markets, especially in South America and Asia, is a precursor of a global economic bubble. As the trade war starts to trigger inflation, […]

Anti-Hamas resolution at UN is a way to erase all Palestinian resistance

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2018

Fadil Kassab The Trump administration’s attempt to condemn Hamas and Islamic Jihad at the UN would mean Israel’s blank cheque from the US could be underwritten by a UN resolution. The Trump administration carries on with its trademark reckless approach towards issues of high sensitivity and deep import worldwide. Nikki Haley, outgoing US Ambassador to […]

Editorial

Bold decision

By The Frontier Post | December 13, 2018

A top story in a leading English daily news paper says that Federal government has started sending tax notices to big landlords including politicians as it has come to know that three out of four persons who declared agriculture as source of income actually did not pay agriculture tax in their respective provinces. The return […]

External balance

By The Frontier Post | December 12, 2018

Modest increase in exports and gradual decline in imports have not shown signs of improvement in the external balance. The World Bank has cancelled a $ 250 million emergency relief loan for Pakistan after both sides could not converge on new macroeconomic framework due to deteriorating external sector condition. The loan was aimed at strengthening […]

Fighting unemployment

By The Frontier Post | December 11, 2018

Unemployment and poverty are interlinked. It is the high percentage of unemployment caused by lopsided development policies, rampant corruption of the political elite and top bureaucrats that over 800 million people are living below the poverty line and 1200 million people are confronted with the problem food insecurity. None of the economies in the world […]

Revenue shortfall

By The Frontier Post | December 10, 2018

After dealing with the external sector deficit, the government’s attention is now being drawn to growing shortfall in tax revenue collection which is beginning to bite. In the first five months of the fiscal year, a shortfall of approximately Rs.102 billion has been recorded in revenue collection, and this week officials of Federal Board of […]

PM’s candid viewpoint

By The Frontier Post | December 9, 2018

The Prime Minister Imran Khan in his interview to the Washington Post made it clear that Pakistan wants cordial relation with United States but with dignity and honour and safe guarding the national interest. He expressed his desire to have proper relation ship with US akin to Islamabad ties with Beijing rater than where Pakistan […]

Dams’ construction strategy

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2018

The Supreme Court ordered the federal government on Thursday to furnish a comprehensive set-by-step implementation strategy for the construction of Diyamer Basha and Mohamand dams in the country. A four member Supreme Court implementation bench headed by the Chief Justice Mian Saqiib Nisar asked the Attorney General Anwar Mansoor Khan to get instructions from the […]

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