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Pakistan Ambassador to US: Ali Jahangir Siddiqui to take charge on May 29

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Ali Jahangir Siddqui will take charge of Pakistan’s ambassador to US on May 29. Earlier in the month of April, the federal government had appointed the banking expert and special assistant to the prime minister as Pakistan’s ambassador to the US. The private news channel reported that the Pakistan ambassador-designate will leave…

NAB has constitutional power to summon anyone: Shehbaz Sharif

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif has said that National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is a constitutional institution and it has the power to summon anyone to appear before it in any case. Chief Minister (CM) Punjab Shehbaz Sharif said this while addressing the inauguration ceremony of Tayyab Erdogan Hospital’s expansion plan…

National consensus must for creation of new provinces, says PM Abbasi

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2018

F.P. Report SHUJABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Saturday that said we should not use the slogan of new provinces only for the political benefits and adding that a national dialogue must be held to evolve consensus for new province. PM Abbasi said this while addressing a public gathering on Saturday after inaugurating Multan-Shujabad…

KP govt, opposition finalizes Manzoor Afridi name for caretaker CM of KP

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2018

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Opposition in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has finalized Manzoor Afridi name for the caretaker CM. According to reports, CM Pervez Khattak and opposition leader Maulana Lutf-ur-Rehman have decided to make Manzoor Afridi as caretaker CM after reaching a consensus in the third round of meeting. Manzoor Afridi is…

Paragon Housing scam: NAB again summons Saad Rafique, Salman Rafique

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2018

F.P. Report LAHORE: Federal Minister for Railways, Khawaja Saad Rafique and his younger brother, Punjab Health Minister Khawaja Salman Rafique was once again summoned by National Accountability Bureau on Saturday. NAB directed elder brother Saad Rafique to appear before the NAB on June 21, whereas Salman has been asked to appear the following day. NAB…

Occupied Indian forces martyr five Kashmiri youth in Kupwara

By The Frontier Post | May 26, 2018

Monitoring Desk SRINAGAR: The occupied Indian forces continued its atrocities on the innocent people and martyred four more Kashmiri youth on Saturday in Kupwara district of occupied Kashmir. According to Kashmir Media Service report, the Indian troops martyred the five youth during a military operation in Tangdhar area of Kupwara district. Earlier this month, 10…

Global

Islamabad wants equal-based relations with Washington: PM Imran Khan

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2019

F.P. Report WASHINGTON: Prime Minister Imran Khan attended a reception at Capitol Hill hosted by the Congressional Pakistan Caucus. The Prime Minister, who is on a three-day visit to Washington, was greeted by Caucus Chair Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX). Honorable Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Ms. Nancy Pelosi and House Minority Leader…

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Indian social group complains of police harassment

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2019

Monitoring Desk CHANDIGARH: The Popular Front of India (PFI) — a social organization, predominantly operating in India’s southernmost state of Kerala — has alleged that authorities are harassing its members, involved in a campaign against hate crime and attacks on minorities. “After pasting posters (about the campaign)] in capital New Delhi and neighboring Uttar Pradesh…

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US Senate confirms Mark Esper to be new Pentagon chief

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: The Senate overwhelmingly voted in favor Tuesday of confirming former Raytheon executive Mark Esper to helm the Pentagon, ending months of leadership uncertainty at the Defense Department. The Pentagon had been without a permanent defense secretary since James Mattis left the post at the end of December over disagreements with President Donald…

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Yemen’s Houthis claim drone attack on Saudi airbase

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2019

Monitoring Desk SANAA: Yemen’s Houthi rebels claimed a drone attack on the King Khalid airbase in southern Saudi Arabia on Tuesday. In a statement, rebel spokesman Yahya Sarei said the attack targeted radars and military sites at the base in the city of Khamis Mushait. “The attack was in response to Saudi-led coalition raids in…

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Saudi’s urges global community to deter maritime trade disruptions

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2019

Monitoring Desk RIYADH: Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday that Iran’s interception of commercial vessels, including its seizure of a British tanker, in Gulf waters was a violation of international law and urged the global community to deter such actions. “Any disruption of the freedom of international maritime traffic is considered a violation of international law…

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Indian Congress demands Modi’s clarification over mediation issue

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2019

NEW DELHI (Agencies): In India, Opposition parties, especially the Congress, have demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi clarify on US President Donald Trump’s comment regarding mediation between Pakistan and India on Kashmir issue. Amid chaos in parliament today over US President Trump’s claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked him to “mediate” on Kashmir,…

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Pakistan

Attock: Four killed in exchange of fire

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2019

F.P. Report ATTOCK: At least four persons including two officials of the Punjab Revenue Authority, were killed during an exchange of fire between two groups, in the jurisdiction of the Bahtar police station of Attock district. According to details, a man, identified as Amjad, blamed his maternal uncle Noor for occupying six acres of land…

PM praises Trump, surprised at Indian reaction

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2019

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD : Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday expressed surprise at an Indian reaction to U.S. President Trump’s offer of mediation to resolve Kashmir dispute. Taking to Twitter, the premier, while appreciating Trump for “his understanding of Pakistan’s point of view”, said generations of Kashmiris have suffered and there was need to end…

PTI govt focusing on development of backward areas: CM

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Tuesday said that the PTI government was focusing on development of less-developed areas and resources were being transferred there for uplift of people living there. The chief minister was talking to parliamentarians including Sardar Muhammad Mohyuddin Khan Khosa, former MNA Sardar Muhammad Saif-Uddin Khan Khosa…

CM distributes prizes, certificates among best performing schools

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has stated that the award of certificates and cash prizes to best performing schools, teachers and students in the province will go a long way in promoting healthy competition ultimately improving the sectoral performance of schools throughout the province. While addressing the certificate and prize awarding…

We will facilitate the opposition events: Shaukat

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2019

F.P. Report Peshawar: KP Minister for Information Shaukat Yusafzai has said that the  provincial government will not obstruct the sit-in or rally of  opposition on July 25,  rather, we will facilitate the opposition events. He was talking to media representatives in his office.  Shaukat  Yousafzai said that we are democratic people and the government has…

40% children stunted in KP: National Nutrition Survey

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The National Nutrition Survey (NNS) 2018 results were formally announced at the provincial level by the Government of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP) in an event here today. According to survey, four out of every ten children aged five years or under are stunted in the province, while nearly two out of every ten suffer…

Afghanistan

Life in the city: Tackling Kabul’s urban challenges

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Two years ago, the makeshift houses on the hilltops around Kabul’s west side started to burst with pastel colours. It was part of an ongoing effort by the Kabul municipality to beautify the capital, Kabul. Residents on the Joy-e Shir hillside, where most of the houses are informal residences, are offered a…

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Lawmakers, security heads meet behind closed doors

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Lawmakers in Afghanistan’s parliament summoned heads of security agencies to brief the legislative body about a dramatic surge in violence in the country despite government’s persistence assurances that the situation will improve and the Taliban’s “backbone” will be broken. The Monday session’s quorum was not adequate to ask the security heads to…

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Nine ISIS killed in Nangarhar

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2019

Monitoring Desk JALALABAD: The public uprising forces killed 9 ISIS militants during a clash in eastern Nangarhar province. The Provincial Government’s media office in a statement said the public uprising forces clashed with ISIS militants in Bandar area of Achin district on late Monday night. The statement further added that the public uprising forces killed…

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Dozens of Taliban killed, detained in forces raids

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2019

Monitoring Desk LOGAR: The Afghan Special Forces killed or detained dozens of Taliban militants during separate raids conducted in Logar and Paktika. The informed military sources said Tuesday that the Special Forces killed 27 Taliban militants during the operation in Pul-e Alam district of Logar. The sources further added that the Special Forces also arrested…

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Factors behind using Pak currency in Kundahar, Kunar

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2019

KABUL (Agencies): The common currency in the daily deals of people in the eastern and southern provinces of country is still Pakistani rupee. A Kabul citizen Obaidullah said that he has got a disease and want to go to Pakistani for treatment. He added I exchanged Afghani currency with Pakistani rupee to proceed my works…

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Suicide bombers killed in Ghazni Airstrike

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2019

GHAZNI (Ariana News): Three suicide bombers were killed and a car bomb of them was destroyed in an airstrike by Air Forces in Ghazni province, Ministry of Defense said. The airstrike has taken place in Giro district of the province at around 8:40 pm on Monday night. According to the statement, three suicide bombers with…

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Business

Chinese firm takes 5% share of Germany’s Daimler

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2019

Monitoring Desk ISTANBUL: The Beijing Automotive (BAIC) Group has purchased around 5% of shares of the German automotive giant Daimler AG, Daimler announced on Tuesday. “This step reinforces our successful partnership and is a signal of trust in the strategy and future potential of our company,” Ola Kallenius, the chairman of board of management of…

IMF downgrades world growth, warns of ‘precarious’ 2020

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Global trade tensions and continued uncertainty are sapping the strength of the world economy, which faces a “precarious” 2020, the International Monetary Fund warned on Tuesday. Trade conflicts are undercutting investment, and the IMF urged countries not to use tariffs in place of negotiations. In its quarterly update of its World Economic…

Huawei unit cuts more than 600 jobs

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2019

Monitoring Desk SHANGHAI: Chinese telecom giant Huawei said on Tuesday that more than 600 jobs would be lost at a US unit as a result of “curtailment of business operations” caused by Washington’s sanctions on the firm and 68 of its subsidiaries. The layoffs will come at the Chinese company’s US-based research and development arm,…

CEO Pak Suzuki opens school project construction

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: Under CSR, Masafumi Harano, MD & CEO Pak Suzuki inaugurated the construction & renovation project of Government Boys & Girls Urdu Primary School, Nishtarabad. Saleem Awaan, Director Primary Education Karachi and other senior education department & Pak Suzuki Motor Co. officials also attended the ceremony.

JS Bank wins awards at Asian Banking & Finance Awards 2019

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: JS Bank has won awards in three categories at the Asian Banking & Finance Retail Banking Awards, 2019. The Bank has been declared Pakistan’s Best Mid-Sized Retail Bank, Pakistan’s Best Consumer Finance Product, and Pakistan’s Best SME Bank. The Asian Banking & Finance Awards bring together banks from over 30 Asian countries…

Toyota-IMC hosts its 4th CSKEC activities

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: Toyota-IMC held its annual Customer Satisfaction Kaizen Evolution Cup (CSKE) event recently with great fanfare. The CSKE celebration was attended by all qualifying dealerships and their principals, guests from Toyota Motor Asia Pacific, and IMC top management. The theme of this year’s CSKE was “1 Million Interactions”, which is part of the…

Sports

Bale will not leave Real Madrid on loan, says his agent

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2019

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Gareth Bale’s agent has ruled out any loan deal for the Real Madrid forward as the Spanish side seek to offload the Wales international. The 30-year-old is out of favour with Real and manager ZinedineZidane has said the club are “working on his departure”. “There will be no makeshift deals to get…

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Anderson ruled out of Ireland Test with calf injury

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2019

LONDON (Agencies): James Anderson has been ruled out of England’s four-day Test against Ireland at Lord’s starting on Wednesday due to a right calf injury. The opening bowler has failed to recover from the injury sustained when playing for his county Lancashire against Durham on July 2. “Jimmy will continue to be assessed” ahead of…

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Cristiano Ronaldo will not face rape charge in Las Vegas

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2019

LAS VEGAS (Agenices): Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo will face no charges in Las Vegas in connection with a 10-year-old sexual assault allegation because the case cannot be proven beyond a reasonable doubt, prosecutors said on Monday. Ronaldo, who is widely regarded as one of the greatest soccer players of all time and plays for…

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Let Safraz lead in all formats, appoint Babar as his deputy: Qadir

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Former leg-spinner Abdul Qadir on Tuesday urged Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to retain skipper Safraz Ahmed for all three formats and appoint Babar Azam as his deputy. Qadir, who appeared in 67 Tests and 104 ODIs between 1977 and 1993, said though Pakistan failed to make a place in the semifinals of…

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West Indies recall Narine and Pollard for T20s against India

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2019

Monitoring Desk JAMAICA: West Indies have turned to experience with the recall on Tuesday of veteran duo Sunil Narine and Kieron Pollard for the first two T20s against India next month. Explosive hitter Pollard was left out of the West Indies team for the recent 50-over World Cup and played his last T20 in India…

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Pakistan Army, CAA record wins in football cup

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2019

PESHAWAR (APP): Pakistan Army and Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) recorded victories against their respective rivals in the ongoing 28th PFF National Football Challenge Cup being played here at Tehmas Khan Football Stadium on Tuesday. Former national team skipper Gohar Zaman was the chief guest on this occasion and before the start of the matches the…

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Fashion & Movies

Jacqueline Fernandez likely to star opposite Aayush Sharma in ‘Kwatha’

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: According to the grapevine, the makers are considering Jacqueline Fernandez for the role opposite Aayush Sharma in Kwatha, where he plays the Army officer.  Reportedly, the makers have narrated the script to Jacqueline, who has apparently liked it. However, there is no confirmation on the actress signing the film. The makers want…

Avengers: Endgame becomes the highest-grossing film of history

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2019

Monitoring Desk HOLLYWOOD: The film was a box office powerhouse when it released back in April, dragging in a near record-breaking amount of money–but despite its monster opening, the movie wasn’t quite able to take the box office earnings record from another enormous movie: director James Cameron’s Avatar. According to Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige,…

Kabir Singh earns over $1 million in Australia

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani’s Kabir Singh has already cemented its place in the list of top 10 highest-grossing Bollywood movies of all times. But seems like there is no stopping this film when it comes to breaking box-office records. After doing phenomenally well at the box-office in India, the film has…

Ayushmann Khurrana’s ‘Article 15’ earns Rs 60 crore so far

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2019

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Despite being in the third week of its release, Ayushmann Khurrana’s ‘Article 15’ has been going strong at the Box Office. The film has so far maintained good collections at the ticket window and stands with a net collection of over Rs 60 crore. And despite getting serious competition from Hrithik…

Anushka Sharma announces her next project

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Post the release of Aanand L Rai’s Zero last December, Anushka Sharma hasn’t signed any film. The actress had taken some time off to travel with her husband Virat Kohli as he is usually on tour because of the number of cricket matches he plays. And the couple was not getting enough…

Super 30 to join 100 crore club

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Hrithik Roshan and Mrunal Thakur’s Super 30 has impressed not just the critics but the audience too. Directed by Vikas Bahl, the film is doing fairly well at the box-office. Super 30 hit the theatres last Friday and in just a week the film has earned over Rs 80 crore at the…

Science & Technology

WhatsApp update will finally let you listen to voice notes without even opening the app

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2019

Monitoring Desk LONDON: IPHONE WhatsApp users could soon be able to listen to voice messages without having to open the app. This could be especially useful for users who don’t want people to know that they’ve seen a message or been online. I leave this here. Yes, it’s a push notification with an incoming voice…

Instagram will now warn users of being banned

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2019

Monitoring Desk KARACHI: The Facebook-owned photo-sharing app, Instagram is making various changes in its platform and the latest one they made is that the platform will now issue warnings to users who are in danger of having their accounts on Instagram banned. The website has added this change to address policy violations from the users.…

Google bans Chinese App developer from Play Store

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

Monitoring Desk CALIFORNIA: Google has removed around 60 apps developed by the Shanghai-based, U.S.-listed software firm CooTek from its Google Play store and banned the company from its Google AdMob advertising platform for allegedly engaging in malicious ad practices. CooTek, which is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and known for products like the…

Virgin Orbit to launch small satellites for UK’s RAF

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Virgin Orbit, the small satellite launch arm of Virgin Galactic, will provide launch capabilities for the UK’s Royal Air Force (RAF). Virgin has been angling for government contracts recently and has managed to land a project called Artemis “to demonstrate the utility of small satellites and responsive launch to provide information to…

Get ready for improved, redesigned Twitter.com

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: With more social media platforms coming in business, all the social networks are now looking for innovative ways to change the user experience. Twitter, for several years, remained unchanged with only a few new features, polices and tools, here and there. However, this time, Twitter has opted for a major change with…

Russian CEO denies FaceApp faces privacy concerns

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Popular Russia-based application FaceApp, which allows users to change their appearance to look older or younger, came under fire in the United States Wednesday, with one senator urging an FBI investigation. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called for the FBI and the FTC, the US consumer protection body, to “look into the…

Health

40% children stunted in KP: National Nutrition Survey

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The National Nutrition Survey (NNS) 2018 results were formally announced at the provincial level by the Government of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP) in an event here today. According to survey, four out of every ten children aged five years or under are stunted in the province, while nearly two out of every ten suffer…

Alzheimer’s: Common gene explains why some drugs fail

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2019

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: New insights into a specific gene variant may help to explain why some Alzheimer’s drugs work in certain people but may fail in others. The findings call for a more personalized approach to drug testing. An individual’s genotype may explain why some Alzheimer’s drugs work and others fail, new research shows. Earlier…

Residents end boycott of anti-polio drive

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2019

F.P. Report LAKKI MARWAT: The residents of union council Takhtikhel ended boycott of anti-polio drive and expressed willingness over vaccination of their children. The announcement to this effect was made after administration officials held successful talks with area elders in Shah Tora Takhtikhel on Monday. Area people had boycotted the polio eradication campaign arguing that…

Memory loss in old age could lead to loss of hearing

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: Hearing loss in older people is associated with restriction of outdoor activities, anxiety, and memory loss, finds new study Hearing loss is the world’s fourth-leading cause of years lived with disability. It may worsen an array of mental, physical, and social complications. As over 90% of hearing loss is age-related, its…

Air pollution might raise risk of death and heart diseases

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Studies have linked air pollution with the risk of developing a range of conditions, from neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s to diabetes and atherosclerosis, which is the hardening of the arteries. What Is air pollution and how can it damage the heart? Air pollution refers to the release of…

1,700 killed by Ebolain DR Congo: Africa CDC

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk ADDIS ABABA: Over 1,700 people have died after contracting the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the African Center for Disease Prevention Control (Africa CDC) announced on Friday. “It is the second-largest outbreak of Ebola,” CDC Africa Director John Nkengasong told reporters at African Union headquarters in the Ethiopian capital Addis…

Travel

Tourism in Senegal – The great leap forward

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2019

Monitoring Desk DAKAR: Placing Senegal among the top 5 African tourist destinations with 3 million visitors per year by 2023 is the government’s objective. The authorities are more than ever focused on tourism in Senegal (10% of GDP and 9% of total employment in the country) to maintain a sustained level of growth (7%) and…

Turkish investor to revive tourism on Iran’s Kish Island

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2019

Monitoring Desk ISTANBUL: The interest of Turkish investors in Iran, whose economy is suffering from U.S. sanctions, is growing. Having already attracted Turkish investments in various subsectors of manufacturing, the country has also become an opportunity for Turkish tourism investments. The island of Kish, on Iran’s sunshine coast and a tourism heaven, is about to…

Italy ‘overtakes France in tourism stakes’

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

Monitoring Desk ROME: Italy had more overnight stays by foreign nationals than tourist hotspot France, it’s been claimed. The country’s government tourist board said there were 216.5 million such stays in 2018 in Italy, compared with 140.7m in France. Spain, it added, was highest in Europe with 301 million. It said foreigners spent €41.7 billion…

Dominican Republic officials announce new safety measures to ease tourists fear

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk DOMINICAN REPUBLIC: Authorities in the Dominican Republic have announced new safety measures to ease tourists’ fears about traveling to the country. According to a report on CNN, the Dominican Republic’s Ministry of Tourism is making an effort to calm Americans’ fears with increased hotel inspections, more monitoring measures to medical facilities located within…

Govt in touch with reputed firms for promoting tourism in GB

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2019

F.P. Report ASTORE: Assistant Director Tourism AstoreRahat Ali has said that the GilgitBaltistan is a best place for promotion of tourism as it possesses numerous potential tourism sites which if properly explored could generate handsome revenue for the GB Govt. The GB utilizing all its resources for the development of tourism in Gilgitbaltistan, said while…

Italy rail group incorporates development of tourism into its industrial plan

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2019

Monitoring Desk ROME: The Polo of Tourism of the Italian State Railways System FS Group dedicated itself to the development of tourism in Italy, as disclosed to the press in Rome. A presentation took place at the Roma Tiburtina, a second major railway station in the city, in the presence of Gian Marco Centinaio, Minister…

Articles

Analyze of second referendum and issue of British exit from EU in aspect of British law

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2019

Ali Babaei The separation of Britain from the European Union is an important controversy for Britain, Europe and the whole world, which will have important legal, political and economic consequences if it is realized. The United Kingdom held a referendum in 2016 in which people voted to leave UK from the European Union, and the…

OHCHR 2019 Report on Kashmir says it all, once again!

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2019

Iqbal Khan Like the first one last year, Pakistan has also welcomed the second report of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on Jammu and Kashmir captioned “Update of the Situation of Human Rights in Indian-Administered Kashmir and Pakistan-Administered Kashmir from May 2018 to April 2019”. It calls for fully respecting…

The US’s ‘S-400’ dilemma!

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

Abdullah Muradoglu Turkey’s decision to purchase S-400 missiles from Russia in order to strengthen its air defense has turned into a thorn in the side of anti-Turkey powers. These powers are pressuring Trump to designate Turkey as an “adversary.” In addition to removing Turkey from the new generation F-35 production programs, they are also pushing…

Will migrant children in the US watch Toy Story?

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

Hamid Dabashi Parents across the United States these days have been taking their children to see the newest US animation blockbuster Toy Story. Schools have ended and long summer days require entertainment for children anywhere around the world. But soon after watching Toy Story, these same families return home to switch on the TV and…

Anxiety in India over Afghan peace process

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2019

Iftikhar Gilani As major powers move toward finalizing a deal in Afghanistan, anxiety looms large in India over the fate of its $3 billion worth of investments and clout in the war-torn country. In the first annual budget of his second tenure presented in parliament earlier this month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi allocated 4 billion…

Greek economic renaissance could benefit Arab world

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2019

Afshin Molavi Shortly before the recent Greek election, the gifted orator and then-prime minister, Alexei Tsipras, delivered a rousing speech to a cheering throng of supporters, at one point declaring that his main opponent could not achieve what Tsipras was experiencing at that moment: an adoring crowd. “They can’t have a rally like this one,”…

Editorial

CJP soul touching speech

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2019

Addressing lawyers at the Federal Judicial Academy, the Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Asif Saeed Khosa urged the legal fraternity to make selfless efforts for the restoration of their lost prestige in the society. He expressed concern over the fast erosion of respect for lawyers after the movement that they carried out for the restoration…

Diplomatic journey by PM Khan

By The Frontier Post | July 24, 2019

The Prime Minister Imran Khan held frank, candid and issues focused discussions with the US President Donald Trump in three consecutive meetings  along with his teams in the White House. Before entering into the first meeting for talks the body language and answer to the questions of media persons reflected the cordiality and good will…

Testing failed recipe

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2019

As if the present PTI government in Khyber Pukhtunkhwa has not learned lesson from the fiasco of setting up technical university on the Botanical Garden of University of Peshawar at Azakel near Nowshera. That inherently unsound but made grandiose technical education promotion project with public relations exercise was the brain child of former Chief Minister…

Emphasising democratic norms

By The Frontier Post | July 23, 2019

Speaker National Assembly, Asad Qisar, while taking to reporters urged the leadership of opposition political parties to accept each other mandate to smoothly carry forward the journey of democracy. He deplored the hostile attitude of the opposition parties towards the PTI government and cautioned if the negative tendency of intolerance continues then every election in…

DI Khan attacks

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

It has now become a peculiar pattern of attacks by the banned organisations to specifically target police, personnel of security forces and other law enforcing agencies in the two frontline provinces of Khyber Pukhtunkhwa and Baluchistan that have common border with Afghanistan. In both the provinces a large number of high ranking officers and officials…

Another milestone

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

The first ever historic polling for election of 16 seats of Khyber Pukhtunkhwa Assembly was conducted in a peaceful and transparent manner in the seven tribal districts and former frontier regions. Seven independent candidates, five from PTI, two from JUI (F) and one each from ANP and JI made it to the provincial legislature. It…

Letters to Editor

Ignore Pakistan at your own peril

By The Frontier Post | May 30, 2019

With cricket’s greatest carnival underway in England, the 10 best teams are raring to go. With the quality of cricket played by all contenders over the last few years, this edition of the Cricket World Cup is expected to produce some of the most exciting, nail-biting thrillers to-date. Pakistan enters the World Cup as the…

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…