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FM Qureshi, British home secretary discuss counter-terrorism, money laundering

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi and British Home Secretary Sajid Javid met here at the Foreign Office on Monday and discussed areas including regional security, counter-terrorism, organized crime, migration, human trafficking, money laundering and asset recovery. Foreign Minister Qureshi stressed the need to expand Pakistan-UK cooperation and translate the existing ties […]

Sindh axes ADP by 24bn due to Shortfall in federal transfers

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that due shortfall in federal transfers the provincial development portfolio faces an allocation cut of Rs. 24 billion reducing the size of Provincial ADP – 2018-19 from Rs282 billion to Rs. 228.00 billion out of which Rs.5 billion would be diverted to district […]

Top Court rejects NAB petition challenging IHC decision to hear Sharif’s appeal

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan has dismissed a National Accountability Bureau (NAB) petition against Islamabad High Court’s decision to hear a suspension of sentence plea filed by former premier Nawaz Sharif and his family member on Monday. As the hearing underway, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar expressed displeasure over what […]

Sharifs return to Adiala jail as parole period ends today

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Supreme leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Muhammad Safdar are being taken to Adiala jail Rawalpindi as the five-day parole period granted to them ends today at 4 pm. Nawaz Sharif, Maryam and Safdar have been serving sentences […]

DPO Pakpattan case: CM Buzabar submits unconditional apology in SC

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Minister Punjab, Usman Buzdar and former IG Punjab Kaleem Imam have submitted an unconditional apology in the Supreme Court during the hearing of DPO Pakpattan transfer case on Monday. CM Buzdar arrived in the Supreme Court after Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar ordered him to appear while hearing the […]

President Arif Alvi to address joint session of parliament today

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: President Dr. Arif ur Rehman Alvi will address the joint session of both the Houses of Majlis-e-Shoora, (Parliament) on Monday (today). The joint session will be first meeting after the general elections of July 25 and according to constitutional provisions, the President has also to address a joint session of Parliament at […]

Global

Swiss open rape case against Tariq Ramadan

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

GENEVA (AFP): Prosecutors in Geneva have opened a rape and sexual misconduct investigation against Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan, who has been detained in France since February on separate rape charges, Swiss media reported Sunday. The Tribune de Geneve newspaper quoted Geneva’s prosecutor’s office spokesman Henri Della Casa as saying that authorities had decided to open […]

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Macron tells young jobseeker: ‘I can find you a job by crossing the road’

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

PARIS (BBC): French President Emmanuel Macron has told a young unemployed gardener that there are lots of employers seeking staff. “I can find you a job just by crossing the road,” said Mr Macron, after the man brought up his concerns during a street encounter in Paris. The jobseeker replied that employers did not respond […]

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Israel bombs Iranian weapons-loaded aircraft in Syria

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

Monitoring Desk JERUSALEM: Airstrikes by Israeli forces destroyed a Boeing plane loaded with Iranian weapons, hours after it landed at the Damascus International Airport, media reports said Sunday. Israel’s Channel 2 reported that Israeli jets also hit weapon stores at the airport hangars. The channel citing unnamed sources said the Israeli army declined to comment […]

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Myanmar youth, journalists protest

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

YANGON (Reuters) – At least 100 Myanmar youth activists and journalists called for the release of two jailed Reuters journalists on Sunday, warning that the seven-year prison terms handed to the pair this month threaten the public’s right to information. Demonstrators including high-school students gathered peacefully in the heart of Myanmar’s largest city, Yangon, held […]

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Large-scale military exercises to be held in Russia every five years – defense minister

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

MAGADAN (TASS): Russia demonstrates openness and invites observers and journalists to its military exercises to show its peacefulness and “tame the ardor” of its partners, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said in an interview with the Rossiya-1 television channel. He stressed that Russia’s military doctrine is purely defensive and the drills in conducts vividly demonstrate […]

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Trump administration to send US cellphones a test alert on Thursday

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): The Trump administration will send a message to all U.S. cellphones on Thursday to test a previously unused alert system that aims to warn the public about national emergencies. The messages will bear the headline “Presidential Alert”, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) said in a statement this week. Phones will make a […]

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Pakistan

Youm-e-Shuhada observed at PAF Badaber

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: To commemorate the supreme sacrifice of the martyrs of Badaber attack, Youm-e-Shuhada Badaber was observed today. In this regard a wreath laying ceremony was held at the Martyrs’ Monument, PAF Camp Badaber.  Air Vice Marshal Sarfraz Khan, Air Officer Commanding, Northern Air Command laid the floral wreath at the monument and offered […]

Tribesmen ask installation of dialysis machine

By The Frontier Post | September 19, 2018

Ahmad Nabi LANDI KOTAL: Relatives of kidney patients asked the FATA health department to functional the dialysis machine in agency headquarter hospital, Landi Kotal that has been placed in the hospital store room useless for the last six years. They were on the view due to unavailability of the facility; they used to take their […]

Hydel generation crosses 7500 MW for the first time in history

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The hydel power stations owned and operated by the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) generated the highest-ever electricity during the peak hours of the last two days as WAPDA hydel generation crossed 7500 megawatt (MW) mark for the first time in Pakistan. Giving hydel generation details, the WAPDA spokesman said […]

Corruption ranking decreased from 175 to 117 after NAB efforts: Javed Iqbal

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Accountability Bureau (NAB), Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal has said the NAB efforts have resulted decrease in Pakistan ranking on Corruption Perception Index from 175 to 117. Pakistan is the only country whose corruption perception index is persistently on declining trend, he said while chairing a meeting today. The NAB chairman […]

Mini-budget appears to be more like IMF plan: Miftah Ismail

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: The budget presented on Tuesday by the incumbent government appears to be more like a plan by the International Money Fund (IMF), said former finance minister Miftah Ismail. “This ‘mini-budget’  seems like an IMF budget,” he said while speaking to media on Tuesday after Finance Minister Asad Umar presented the amendments proposed for the federal […]

PTI government put tax burden on people against expectation : Siraj

By The Frontier Post | September 18, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, , Senator Sirajul Haq, has said that the people were expecting relief from the PTI government but it had added to their difficulties by levying 178 billion taxes in the mini budget. Addressing a convention of the JI Youth Punjab at Mansoora, he said that if the government […]

Afghanistan

Profiteers behind Afghan currency’s fall: Da Afghanistan Bank

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB) on Wednesday announced offering $32 million to the market for keeping the Afghan currency stable, blaming the fall of the afghani currency on profiteers. The Afghan currency significantly lost its value against the US dollar between Wednesday morning and afternoon. One US dollar was accounted for 76.50 afghanis […]

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Ata Mohammad Noor predicts victory in next presidential election

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk MAZAR-I-SHARIF: Jamiat-i-Islami Afghanistan (JIA) executive chief and former governor Atta Mohammad Noor on Thursday said they would reach the power corridors through elections 10 months later. He said they would stop the election process if it were not transparent. Meanwhile, Noor’s successor Ishaq Guzar asked the people of Balkh province to participate in […]

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HPC team in Nepal to learn from Moist truce

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: A High Peace Council (HPC) delegation has been in Nepal to meet with government and political leaders and learn from their experience in conflict resolution, an official said Thursday. HPC spokesman Syed Ehsan Taheri, who is accompanying the delegation, told Pajhwok Afghan News over the phone from Nepal that they arrived in […]

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Rabbani varsity honours master’s degree graduates

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Shaheed Rabbani Education University (SREU) hosted a graduation ceremony to recognise a cohort of 24 students, including four women, receiving a Master of Education degree, the USAID said on Thursday. In January 2008, SREU established the master’s programme with \assistance from USAID-funded University Support and Workforce Development Programme (USWDP) and technical […]

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Momand Dara protest called off; highway reopens

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2018

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: After the appointment of a probe committee, the Shinwari tribe has ended its protest and the Jalalabad-Torkham highway has reopened, officials said on Thursday. Led by Provincial Peace Committee chief Haji Malik Nazir, the body persuaded the Shinwari tribespeople to call off their demonstration against Afghan Local police (ALP) Commander for Achin […]

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Govt to respond to recommendations, needs of armed forces, says Ghani

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2018

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has vowed that the government would respond to the recommendations and needs of the armed forces. The Office of the President, ARG Palace, in a statement said President Ghani made the remarks during a video teleconference meeting with the civilian and military officials of Balkh, Faryab, Frah, and […]

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Business

Citigroup pays $12 million as a penalty in dark pool probe

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

NEW YORK (Agencies): Citigroup Inc on Friday was ordered to pay more than $12 million by U.S. regulators after it was found that the bank’s investment banking and financial advisory unit misled users of a “dark pool” operated by one of its affiliates. The bank will pay a penalty of $6.5 million and disgorgement and […]

Belongings of missing WikiLeaks associate Kamphuis found in Norway

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

BODOE (Reuters): Norwegian police have found belongings of missing WikiLeaks associate Arjen Kamphuis at sea in northern Norway more than three weeks after he disappeared. The Dutch cybersecurity expert has been missing since Aug. 20, when he left his hotel in the northern Norwegian town of Bodoe, where he had been on holiday. The belongings […]

Trump to impose additional $200B in China tariffs

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: The U.S. will proceed with $200 billion in tariffs on Chinese imports, according to a report on Friday, a move that reignites a trade war between the world’s two largest economies. U.S. President Donald Trump met with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer […]

United States retail sales barely rise; import prices drop

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): US retail sales recorded their smallest gain in six months in August as consumers cut back on purchases of motor vehicles and clothing, but upward revisions to July data likely keep intact expectations of strong economic growth in the third quarter. Other data on Friday showed the biggest drop in import prices in […]

Takeda gets approval for Shire purchase

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

TOKYO (Reuters): Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd said on Friday China approved its purchase of Shire Plc, the latest regulator to clear the $62 billion deal and bring the Japanese group closer to becoming a global top 10 drugmaker. The acquisition, which will be the largest overseas purchase by a Japanese company, has already received unconditional […]

‘Trump to be ‘glad’ of media scrutiny’

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters): Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Jeff Bezos said on Thursday the company would announce a decision on where it will build a second headquarters before the end of the year, and also said that President Donald Trump is wrong to “attack the media.” Bezos privately owns the Washington Post, which has been among the […]

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Sports

Bangladesh thrash Sri Lanka in Asia Cup

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

DUBAI (Agencies): Mushfiqur Rahim hit 144 as Bangladesh thrashed Sri Lanka by 137 runs in the opening match of the Asia Cup in Dubai. Lasith Malinga struck twice in the first over to leave the Tigers 1-2, but Mushfiqur’s sixth ODI century took them to 261 all out from 49.3 overs. Sri Lanka were 124 […]

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Last eight matches of PSL 2019 to take place in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced that the fourth edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) will begin on February 14, 2019 in UAE with the final eight matches of the tournament to take place in Pakistan. The final will take place at the National Stadium in Karachi on March 17. The […]

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Islamabad team wins Serena Hotels Rugby Cup

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk): Serena Hotels sponsored the Karim Khan Afridi Welfare Foundation Save Tomorrow III Rugby Matches at the Pakistan Sports Board (Sports Complex) facilities on the occasion of International Overdose Awareness Day. Aimed at raising drug awareness and the losses because of overdose, Save Tomorrow III encourages the youth to engage in sports. In […]

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Moeen Ali says he was called ‘Osama’ by Australia player

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): England all-rounder Moeen Ali has said he was called “Osama” by an Australia player during the 2015 Ashes series. Ali´s allegation was made in his autobiography, an extract of which was published in Saturday´s edition of The Times newspaper. Cricket Australia has announced it is launching an investigation, saying the comment was “unacceptable”. […]

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Liverpool sweep aside Spurs for fifth straight win

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Liverpool extended their perfect start to the season as goals from Georginio Wijnaldum and Roberto Firmino ensured the Premier League leaders punished woeful Tottenham with a 2-1 win on Saturday. Jurgen Klopp’s side avenged last season’s 4-1 thrashing at Tottenham with a large helping hand from their error-prone hosts. Wijnaldum opened the scoring […]

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Sarfraz sees Asia Cup as testing ground for Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2018

Monitoring Desk ABU DHABI: Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed says Asia Cup will prove to be a testing ground for the national team as six Asian teams battle for supremacy in the United Arab Emirates. “Half the teams who will feature in the World Cup are participating in the Asia Cup so it is a great […]

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Fashion & Movies

Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff start shooting for their upcoming YRF’s project

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Tiger Shroff and Hrithik Roshan have started shooting together for their first collaboration. Not just Tiger and Hrithik, this Yash Raj Films’ project stars Vaani Kapoor too. The film is expected to have some nail-biting action sequences and dance-offs as promised by the makers. Yet untitled, this project is said to be […]

Dabang Khan to star in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s next

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: After delivering classics like Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam and Khamoshi, the actor-director duo of Salman Khan and Sanjay Leela Bhansali is are all set to reunite once again. Last time Salman featured in a Bhansali film was in 2007 film Saawariya which also marked the debut of Sonam Kapoor Ahuja and […]

Sidharth Malhotra to be seen in upcoming ‘Jabariya Jodi’

By The Frontier Post | September 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Sidharth Malhotra, who was launched by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions’ Student Of The Year, is evolving as an actor. While he did Kapoor & Sons with Dharma, he’s also been doing films outside the banner. His super hit Ek Villain was a Balaji Productions’ project. Baar Baar Dekho was a joint project […]

Aditya Pancholi acquitted by Court in assault case

By The Frontier Post | September 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Actor and Sooraj Pancholi’s father Aditya Pancholi was acquitted in an assault case in 2015. Pancholi was charged for allegedly assaulting a bouncer at a nightclub in Mumbai in 2015. Finally, after several court proceedings and not enough evidence to prove the assault, the charges against Aditya Pancholi have been dropped. The […]

Deepika Padukone to be part of ‘xXx 4’

By The Frontier Post | September 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Deepika Padukone made her Hollywood debut with Vin Diesel’s xXx: The Return Of Xander Cage back in 2017. The actress now again is set to return to the franchise for its fourth installment, which will be helmed by DJ Caruso. The director confirmed about the same on Monday in his official tweet. […]

Sanjay Dutt, Madhuri Dixit to be seen together in ‘Kalank’ after 21 years

By The Frontier Post | September 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: The so-called biopic on Sanjay Dutt, ‘Sanju’, starring Ranbir Kapoor, was termed dishonest, as it conveniently ignored several important, some controversial chapters, of his life. While fans and critics were let down by the snub given to the Sanju’s acting career, first wife Richa Sharma and daughter Trishala in the Rajkumar Hirani […]

Science & Technology

Xiaomi releases first look of Xiaomi Pocophone F1

By The Frontier Post | August 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: Xiaomi is currently working on new device and soon it will launch this new device which is currently called Pocophone F1. However, the name is not confirmed and that can be change at the time of launch. First Xiaomi Pocophone F1 was certified for Bluetooth connectivity and then popped up on AnTuTu. […]

WhatsApp to bring Picture-in-Picture Mode to watch YouTube

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: WhatsApp is working on picture-in-picture feature that could soon be available for Android users. This new feature will let WhatsApp users to play videos from Instagram and YouTube in a small window within the messaging app. WhatsApp for Android Bringing Picture-in-Picture Mode so you will not need to go to Instagram or […]

Samsung leaks official image of Galaxy Note 9

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Samsung has a bad habit of “accidentally” leaking the images of their upcoming devices. Just like always, Samsung has Accidentally leaked Official Image of Galaxy Note 9, keeping their tradition alive. Samsung has opened up reservations for Galaxy Note 9 on its website ahead of the actual launch. However, the phone is […]

Facebook, Instagram to introduce time-management features

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2018

PARIS (AFP): Do you worry that you, or your children, spend too much time on social media? Facebook and Instagram on Wednesday said they want to help you take control. In a statement, the social media giants — which are both owned by Facebook — announced “new tools to help people manage their time” spent […]

HMD Global brings Snake to masses using AR platform

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2018

F.P. Report KARACHI: HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, brings the classic snake game up to date with augmented reality. Snake Mask and Snake Real World filters bring the iconic game to a new generation of fans. The addictive premise of the game remains the same, but with a fun AR twist fans can […]

WhatsApp messenger service to start charging users

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Facebook’s WhatsApp messenger service will start charging businesses for sending marketing and customer service messages, it said on Wednesday, as the social network company’s flagship brand faces slowing usage and revenue growth. The messages will be charged at a fixed rate for confirmed delivery, ranging from 0.5 cents to 9 cents per […]

Health

WHO warns of new Yemen cholera surge

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2018

GENEVA (Reuters): Yemen may be on the brink of a new cholera epidemic, with a heightened death rate due to widespread malnutrition, and the United Nations is hoping for a ceasefire in the north to allow for vaccinations, the World Health Organization said on Friday. “We’ve had two major waves of cholera epidemics in recent […]

Healthy kids with sick sibling likely to hide emotions

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2018

NEW YORK (Reuters): Healthy kids with chronically ill siblings may suppress their own needs as they adapt to shifting family dynamics that are focused on caring for the child who is sick, a research review suggests. While it’s perfectly logical to assume healthy kids in this situation might experience strong emotions, running the gamut from […]

Polio virus found in Lahore sewage

By The Frontier Post | August 3, 2018

F.P Report LAHORE: Samples of water collected from Lahore’s sewage have been found to be carrying the polio virus for two consecutive months, health authorities said on Thursday. The Department of Health Punjab confirmed the presence of the polio virus in the city’s sewerage waters after testing samples collected from Outfall Road on July 11. […]

Breast feeding week kick off in KP

By The Frontier Post | August 2, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Speakers in a seminar urged the people to create awareness of breast feeding as breast feeding is the first right of a child on their mothers. Every year breast feeding was week was organized from August 1st to August 7 as this year the theme of the day is “Foundation of Life […]

Reasons behind women having heart attacks during and after pregnancy

By The Frontier Post | July 31, 2018

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: Despite improvements in treatment, the number of women having heart attacks during pregnancy and shortly after giving birth is on the rise. The number of women who experience heart attacks while pregnant, giving birth, or during the two months following birth is on the rise. A study from the New York […]

12000 Hepatitis C patients registered with Hepatitis Control Program in KP

By The Frontier Post | July 30, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: World Hepatitis Day was observed across the Globe as this year the theme of the day was “to find missing people” every after ten people one person is hepatitis positive in Pakistan while Pakistan is the second country in the number of hepatitis patients. This was said in a seminar organized by […]

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Travel

Most and least expensive cities of World

By The Frontier Post | June 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk Four of the five most expensive cities in the world in which to live are in Asia, according to a new ranking of the cost of living. Hong Kong topped the 24th annual survey by Mercer, reclaiming the title of world’s dearest city from the oil-rich capital of Angola, Luanda, which ranked highest last […]

New Istanbul airport ‘trademark project’

By The Frontier Post | June 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Istanbul’s new mega airport is a “trademark project” of Turkey, Minister of Transportation, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ahmet Arslan said Friday. Talking to Anadolu Agency’s Editors Desk in capital Ankara, Arslan said: “It is a prestigious project. It is true. At the same time it is a trademark project for Turkey. At […]

Post-Brexit: The must-see countries for travellers

By The Frontier Post | June 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: This weekend marks two years since the UK voted to leave the European Union – and with it the beginning of a bumpy ride for the wallets of British holidaymakers. According to analysis by travel money experts FairFX, sterling is up as much as 70 per cent against some currencies, but remains […]

11 flights to Dubai airport diverted due to electrical fault

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: Eleven flights to Dubai International Airport were diverted on Sunday evening due to an electrical problem at the airport, operator Dubai Airports confirmed. A spokesperson told Gulf News that the disruption was “brief,” with normal operations already restored at Dubai International. “Dubai Airports can confirm that normal operations at Dubai International were briefly disrupted […]

Dubai Tourism encourages transit visitors to UAE

By The Frontier Post | June 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: Dubai Tourism has unveiled a new installation at Dubai International’s Terminal 3 that’s hoped to encourage transit visitors to return to the emirate. The new facility at DXB – called ‘MyDubai Experience’ – will enable passengers to virtually explore Dubai. Dubai International saw 89 million passengers use the transport hub last year, […]

Emirates announces to hire cabin crew in Australia

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk SYDNEY: The Dubai-based airline is looking for Australian workers and is holding Recruitment Day in Sydney this Saturday. “It is an exciting time for us as Emirates continues to grow both globally and within Australia”, Emirates Divisional Vice President for Australasia, Barry Brown said. Anyone interested in a cabin crew career is encouraged […]

Arts & Literature

Most and least expensive cities of World

By The Frontier Post | June 27, 2018

Monitoring Desk Four of the five most expensive cities in the world in which to live are in Asia, according to a new ranking of the cost of living. Hong Kong topped the 24th annual survey by Mercer, reclaiming the title of world’s dearest city from the oil-rich capital of Angola, Luanda, which ranked highest last […]

New Istanbul airport ‘trademark project’

By The Frontier Post | June 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Istanbul’s new mega airport is a “trademark project” of Turkey, Minister of Transportation, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ahmet Arslan said Friday. Talking to Anadolu Agency’s Editors Desk in capital Ankara, Arslan said: “It is a prestigious project. It is true. At the same time it is a trademark project for Turkey. At […]

Post-Brexit: The must-see countries for travellers

By The Frontier Post | June 22, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: This weekend marks two years since the UK voted to leave the European Union – and with it the beginning of a bumpy ride for the wallets of British holidaymakers. According to analysis by travel money experts FairFX, sterling is up as much as 70 per cent against some currencies, but remains […]

11 flights to Dubai airport diverted due to electrical fault

By The Frontier Post | June 20, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: Eleven flights to Dubai International Airport were diverted on Sunday evening due to an electrical problem at the airport, operator Dubai Airports confirmed. A spokesperson told Gulf News that the disruption was “brief,” with normal operations already restored at Dubai International. “Dubai Airports can confirm that normal operations at Dubai International were briefly disrupted […]

Dubai Tourism encourages transit visitors to UAE

By The Frontier Post | June 19, 2018

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: Dubai Tourism has unveiled a new installation at Dubai International’s Terminal 3 that’s hoped to encourage transit visitors to return to the emirate. The new facility at DXB – called ‘MyDubai Experience’ – will enable passengers to virtually explore Dubai. Dubai International saw 89 million passengers use the transport hub last year, […]

Emirates announces to hire cabin crew in Australia

By The Frontier Post | June 18, 2018

Monitoring Desk SYDNEY: The Dubai-based airline is looking for Australian workers and is holding Recruitment Day in Sydney this Saturday. “It is an exciting time for us as Emirates continues to grow both globally and within Australia”, Emirates Divisional Vice President for Australasia, Barry Brown said. Anyone interested in a cabin crew career is encouraged […]

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Articles

Perspective and beyond

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2018

Hina Khan Palwasha “If you wish to find yourself, you must first admit you are lost.”  Brian Rathbone Indeed, we as an individual as well as a nation are lost! They say exploring the world lets you explore yourself but the truth is a little indepth analysis is a good thing. It plays a more […]

We are under a great attack. They are openly threatening us… So what, are we going to surrender?

By The Frontier Post | August 12, 2018

Ibrahim Karagul They are openly threatening us. U.S. President Donald Trump is making threats, his helpers are making threats, his finance circles are making threats, his defense circles are making threats, and his foreign affairs circles are making threats. The U.S. administration has launched the fourth leg of the war it started with Russia, China […]

Sarah Sanders will always stand with Trump

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2018

Imran Khalid Not for a good reason, of course, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has made headlines once again. The extraordinary heated exchange between her and CNN’s Jim Acosta on her refusal to say the media is not the enemy of the people took an ugly turn when Acosta walked out of the […]

EU dying silently as it plays in Trump’s court

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2018

Mohammad Ghaderi The paradoxical approaches taken by the European authorities is definitely one of its kind! Over the past months, Angela Merkel, the German Chancellor, has repeatedly emphasized that the EU can no longer rely on the United States to secure its interests. However, the German Chancellor held secret and hidden negotiations with the US […]

Stop funding new fossil fuel projects

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2018

Zarish Fatima Sufficient amount of Electricity is essential for a country’s industrial growth, transport, development, agricultural improvements, research, healthcare and general well-being of its inhabitants. China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) surely has a promising future for all the electricity outages in Pakistan. But the downside is that multiple projects of the CPEC are fossil fuel […]

Will Pakistan, Iran open new chapter in their ties?

By The Frontier Post | August 8, 2018

Syed Zafar Mehdi As Pakistan Tehreek Insaaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan gets ready to take oath as the new prime minister of Pakistan, pundits are keen to see what his foreign policy will be. A populist leader, his election campaign focused majorly on domestic issues and the fight against institutional corruption. But, in his televised […]

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Editorial

Islamphobia in China

By The Frontier Post | August 13, 2018

In western democracies, hate wave against Muslims has been institutionalized in the form of legislation against full-face veil in France Belgium and Denmark. In Germany far right political parties are clamouring for such legislation and in Austria seven mosques have been closed down and 40 Imams have been expelled. In Communist China, hate against Muslims […]

Targeting China’s friends

By The Frontier Post | August 12, 2018

Stepping into the shoes of their un-predictable President, US senators seek to block International Monetary Fund (IMF) bail out for three countries having friendly relations with China. A bipartisan group of 16 US senators have urged the Trump Administration to block IMF from bailing out the countries that have obtained loans from China under its […]

Urging result oriented research

By The Frontier Post | August 11, 2018

Caretaker Federal Minister for Education and professional training Muhammad Yousaf Shaikh has emphasised for conducting result oriented research to enable both students and faculty to play their role in the economic development of the country. He expressed these views during visit to GIK. The Minister lauded the modern facilities available to the students and education […]

Improving fundamentals of economy

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2018

Asad Umar, the lawmaker tipped to be the new finance minister, has promised to separate economic matters from politics and vowed to give administrative independence to key government institutions in a bid to turn around their fortunes and pave the way for boosting the economy. He said that his party government would appoint reforms oriented […]

Lever of power pricing

By The Frontier Post | August 9, 2018

The lever of power pricing is in the hands of private power producers with whom PPP and PML-N governments made shady deals against the interest of the country and its people. Irrational power tariff slapped by thermal power producers ha rocked the economy, resulting in declining exports, and steep fall in the production of manufacturing […]

Revelation about KB dam

By The Frontier Post | August 8, 2018

The myth of Anti-Kalabagh Dam stance is going to shatter. Speaking at a news conference, Caretaker Minster for Water and Power barrister Ali Zafar has hinted at foreign involvement in the opposition to the construction of Kalabagh Dam (KBD) and has asked the incoming government to work on building a consensus on it. He very […]

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