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Apex court cannot be pressurized: CJP

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan, Mian Saqib Nisar has said that he will not allow anyone to use the court for political benefits and adding that Supreme Court cannot be pressurized with the speeches or any other tactics. This he said while hearing a case on Tuesday challenging the recently passed Election Act…

Pakistan should expel terrorist leaders: White House

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2018

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: The Press Secretary of White House, Sarah Huckabee Sanders has said that Pakistan should arrest or expel the Taliban leadership from its soil. The statement came after the deadly attack on a luxury hotel in Kabul in which many were killed and dozens others were injured. The white house issued statement on…

Corruption references: Two witnesses record statements against Nawaz, family

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: An accountability court hearing corruption references against Nawaz Sharif and his family recorded two more statements of prosecution witnesses on Tuesday. Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam, and son-in-law Capt (retd) Safdar attended the hearing and Judge Mohammad Bashir took up the case after their arrival. National Accountability Bureau (NAB) filed three references…

Naqeebullah killing case: FIA foils escape attempt of Rao Anwar

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2018

F.P Report ISLAMABAD: The suspended SSP Malir, Rao Anwaar, allegedly involved in killing of Naqeebullah in fake encounter, was stopped for travelling abroad by Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) at Benazir Bhutto International Airport. FIA rejected his travel documents due to suspicion on the NOC, issued on Jan 20 and other travel documents he sent to…

PML-N needs no NRO as govt is performing fairly: PM

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2018

F.P Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Abbasi Monday said the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) needed no National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) because only the plunderers took its refuge as its incumbent government was ruling the country fairly and transparently. The prime minister, in a meeting with the executive committee of Parliamentary Reporters Association here at the PM…

Rao goes underground as murder case gets momentum

By The Frontier Post | January 23, 2018

Naimat Khan KARACHI: Father of Naqeeb Mehsud – real name Nasimullah Mehsud – addressed a huge Mehsud Jirga at Sohrat Goth on his arrival into city, where he is expected to lodge an FIR of the murder of his son against SSP Rao Anwar and his team to-day. Father of Mehsud thanked people of entire…

Global

US shoots down Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz, Trump says

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: A US Navy ship downed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz Thursday after its operators ignored warnings to change course, President Trump announced. The ship, the USS Boxer, was on a routine patrol when the drone approached within 1,000 yards, he said. “The Boxer took defensive action against an Iranian…

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US preparing to deploy additional troops to Saudi

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Tensions between Washington and Tehran have escalated in the last few months as Iran withdraws from voluntary obligations under the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear deal and the US builds up its military presence in the Middle East under the pretext of “the Iranian threat.” The US president’s administration…

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Mediation on Babri Mosque to continue, Indian court

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk CHANDIGARH: The Indian Supreme Court on Thursday allowed the mediation pro-cess to continue in the politically sensitive Muslim-Hindu dispute, concerning a mosque in north India and sought a report on its outcome by August 1. Earlier this month, the five-judge constitution bench, headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, had sought a report on…

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Iran says it seized foreign oil tanker over smuggling

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2019

TEHRAN (Agencies): The IRGC Navy said in a statement on Thursday that the foreign tanker ship has been captured on Sunday, July 14, by the military vessels patrolling the first naval zone in the Persian Gulf as part of the operations to detect and fight against organized smuggling. The IRGC Navy’s patrol vessels confiscated the…

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UN asks Hungary to re-evaluate stance on migrants

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: The UN has called on Hungary to reassess its “security-oriented” narrative on migration governance and move towards a “human rights-based” approach. “Politicization of the issue of migration in Hungary has scapegoated migrants,” Felipe Gonzalez Morales, the special rapporteur on the human rights of migrants, said in a statement on Wednesday after his…

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Floods, heavy rains claim over 230 lives in South Asia

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: As many as 234 people have lost lives and other 29 reported missing, in the deluge caused by incessant rains in South Asia, over last one week, revealed data from four countries. Some 9.4 million people have been affected in India’s Northeastern provinces of Assam and Bihar. In both provinces 95 people…

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Pakistan

NAB files Park Lane reference against PPP’s Asif Zardari

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has filed Park Lane reference against former president Asif Ali Zardari in accountability court, on Friday. Local news channel reported that the NAB has nominated 17 accused including Asif Ali Zardari in the case.  On March 20, the NAB Rawalpindi had handed over questionnaires comprising 54 questions each…

Judge controversial video: Top court to resume hearing on July 30

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court of Pakistan will resume hearing in a case pertaining to controversial video of accountability court judge Arshad Malik, on July 30. A three-member bench will hear the case for which, a cause list has also been issued.  Earlier today, the controversial video was sent to Punjab Science Forensic Laboratory for…

Murtaza Wahab denounces enforcing tax on hospitals

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: Advisor to Chief Minister Sindh on Information, Law and Anti Corruption Barrister Murtaza Wahab has said that the incompetent selected government of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has also made hospitals and health sector as a means of earning. This advisor said in his statement today that PTI led government should avoid taking cruel decisions…

‘Epaper’

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2019

NAB being used for political victimization, says Qamar Zaman Kaira

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2019

F.P. Report TIMERGARA:  Pakistan People Party Punjab president and former minister for information QamarZamanKaira has said the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) was being used for political victimization and the arrest of opposition leaders was only to divert masses attention from the real issues in the country. He stated this while talking to media persons at…

Roof collapse kills eight in Orakzai

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2019

Zahid Misri Khan HANGU: At least eight persons were killed and 30 others were injured in roof collapse incident in marriage ceremony in Kalaya area of lower Orakzai district. According to details, the injured were shifted to Kohat hospital for further treatment and some of the injured were said to be in serious conditions. Administration…

Afghanistan

Explosion near Kabul university kills two, injures 10

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: An explosion on Friday outside an entrance to Kabul university in the Afghan capital killed at least two people and injured 10, officials said. Health ministry spokesman Wahid Mayar said two bodies and 10 injured people had been taken to hospital after the blast. No militant group has yet claimed responsibility. At…

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Afghanistan: 9 dead, 60 injured in Kandahar blast

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: A massive suicide car bombing followed by gunfight at the police headquarters on Thursday killed at least nine people in Afghanistan’s southern Kandahar province, a hospital source said. The source at Mirwais Regional Hospital in Kandahar, who asked not to be named, told Anadolu Agency that 60 people were also injured in…

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Airstrikes kill more than 20 Taliban

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk HELMAND: The security forces conducted a series of airstrikes in Helmand and Badghis provinces killing more than 20 Taliban militants. The military officials said Thursday that airstrikes killed 20 Taliban militants in Kajaki district of Helmand province. The officials further added that an airstrike killed 2 Taliban militants in Ab-e Kamari district of…

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Lapis lazuli deposit falls to Taliban militants

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk BADAKHSHAN: A lapis lazuli deposit in KeranWaManjan district in the northeastern province of Badakhshan fell to the Taliban after a clash between the security forces and the militants on Monday evening, multiple sources from the province confirmed. At least 20 security force members were deployed to protect the deposit but there is no…

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Ghani trying to manipulate elections for a comeback: Massoud

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Presidential candidate Ahmad Wali Massoud said that President Ashraf Ghani is trying to manipulate the elections so that he can remain in power for another term. Addressing a gathering of his supporters in Kabul, Massoud said the people have been kept away from key issues around peace and elections. “You are fully…

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Return of Afghan refugees key for peace, says Rahimi

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani’s special envoy for peace and state minister in peace affairs, Abdul Salam Rahimi, told members of Afghanistan’s Senate that achieving peace will not be applicable unless all Afghan refugees living abroad return to the country. Rahimi voiced support for the recent diplomatic efforts by the US and the Afghan…

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Business

Trump’s tariffs trip up the all-American RV industry

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk ELKHART: Carrie Gray points to a stack of unwelcome mail on a conference table at the offices of Renegade RV, one of the leading U.S. manufacturers of high-end recreational vehicles. She’s buried in bad news from most of her about 350 suppliers. “We got letters from 75 percent of them demanding tariff-related price…

Report: Ghosn sues Nissan and Mitsubishi for breach of contract

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk PARIS: Former auto titan Carlos Ghosn, currently under house arrest in Tokyo, is suing Nissan and Mitsubishi in a Dutch court for “improper termination” of his contract, French newspaper Le Figaro reported Ghosn is accusing the Japanese manufacturers of breaching his contract as an employee of NMBV, their joint subsidiary based in the…

No-deal could cause £30b economic hit

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk LONDON: The UK could be dragged into a recession if it implements a no-deal Brexit, with the economy shrinking by 2% and taking a £30 billion hit, an independent forecasting body warned on Thursday. The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) said growing uncertainty over the Brexit negotiations and a lack of confidence in…

SK cuts interest rate as Japan trade row simmers

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk SEOUL: South Korea’s central bank on Thursday cut its key interest rate for the first time in three years as the economy struggles with sluggish global growth and with the country is embroiled in a trade spat with Japan. The Bank of Korea (BOK) lowered its key rate to 1.5 percent from 1.75…

State Bank designates Domestic Systemically Important Banks

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan has announced the designation of D-SIBs for the year 2019 under the Framework for Domestic Systemically Important Banks (D-SIBs) that was introduced in April 2018. The framework introduced by State Bank is consistent with the international standards and practices and takes into account the local dynamics. It…

OPPO Mobile keen to set up production unit in KP

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Renowned OPPO Mobile Phone manufacturing Chinese company (OPPO) Mobile Technologies) has expressed interest in the installation of production unit in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to meet the local demand of the provision of modern smart phone in the province. The offer was made by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) OPPO Mobile Technologies, George Long…

Sports

Curran says World Cup win will inspire England Ashes team

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2019

LONDON (Agencies): Sam Curran believes England’s historic World Cup triumph will inspire the Ashes team as attention turns towards their attempt to regain the urn. Sunday’s dramatic end to the 50-over tournament has overshadowed the build-up to the five-Test showdown against Australia, which gets under way on August 1 at Edgbaston. Curran feels the Ashes…

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Razzaq under fire after controversial remarks

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk LAHORE: Former Pakistan all-rounder Abdul Razzaq is under fire for making some bold comments during a local television show. According to details, Razzaq is reported to have said that he had several extramarital affairs over the course of his life. The 39-year-old also said that these affairs, which were around five to six,…

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Juventus snare De Ligt from Ajax for 75 million euros

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2019

LONDON (Agencies): Juventus announced the signing of Dutch teenager Matthijs de Ligt from Ajax Amsterdam on Thursday, having secured one of the most sought-after young players in world soccer for 75 million euros (£67.55 million). The 19-year-old Netherlands international, who captained his former club in their thrilling run to the Champions League semi-finals last season,…

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Whole cricket system needs revamp: Rameez Raja

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2019

ISLAMABAD (Monitoring Desk): Former skipper Rameez Raja wants the cricket system of the country to be revamped from the bottom in order to make a formidable national team for the future. Rameez while referring to Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief selector Inzamam-ul-Haq who resigned on Wednesday, said he did some things right while some ended…

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Infantino rejects ‘colonialism’ criticism

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2019

CAIRO (Agencies): FIFA president Gianni Infantino has rejected comments that the global soccer body has taken a “colonialist” attitude towards African football and its governing organisation CAF (Confederation of African Football). FIFA last month took the unprecedented move of announcing it would jointly administer African football with CAF and would send it its Senegalese secretary…

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World Cup hero Bayliss to coach Hyderabad in IPL

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2019

LONDON (Agencies): England’s World Cup-winning coach Trevor Bayliss will take charge of Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League next year, the team announced Thursday. The 56-year-old Australian will take over a team captained by Kane Williamson, who led the New Zealand team beaten by Bayliss’s England in the thrilling World Cup final last Sunday.…

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Fashion & Movies

Charges dropped in US sex assault case against Hollywood star

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Prosecutors dropped sexual assault proceedings against Kevin Spacey on Wednesday after the case against the Hollywood star collapsed over his alleged victim’s refusal to testify. William Little had accused the 59-year-old Oscar winner of groping him in a bar on the upscale resort island of Nantucket in July 2016. But Massachusetts prosecutors…

Chris Hemsworth to be seen as Thor in next movie

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk HOLLYWOOD: Good news is awaiting Marvel fans as one of their favourite superheroes, Chris Hemsworth’s Thor, is all set to return in the upcoming film, tentatively titled Thor 4. We all remember the last time when Thor was seen in the uber-successful blockbuster Avengers: Endgame. According to latest reports, Marvel Studios are officially…

Makers announce postponement of Prabhas-Shraddha starrer Saaho

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: One of the most anticipated films, Prabhas and ShraddhaKapoor’sSaaho, is being talked about ever since it was announced. While the trailer and songs of the film have already received a lot of love from the audience, leaving them more excited for the film, fans might have to wait a little longer for…

Pooja Batra, Nawab Shah tie the knot

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2019

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Pooja, who is known for her roles in the nineties hits such as HaseenaMaanJaayegi, Nayak and Virasat, took to her Instagram stories, where she shared a photograph of her wedding with Nawab. The former Miss India International also shared a photograph and captioned it, “With friends like Family at the… Thank…

Hrithik Roshan’s Super 30 remains steady at the box-office

By The Frontier Post | July 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Hrithik Roshan and Mrunal Thakur’s latest release Super 30 had a good first weekend at the box-office. Directed by Vikas Bahl, the film revolves around the life of mathematician Anand Kumar. He is known to have taught several underprivileged students to crack the toughest entrance examination of the country. Hrithik immersed himself…

Tarun Arora to play a villain in Akshay Kumar’s Laxmi bomb

By The Frontier Post | July 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Akshay Kumar’s look from Laxmmi Bomb has gotten everyone excited and eager to watch the film. He’s seen in a unique get up on the poster of the film. Also, KiaraAdvani will be seen opposite the actor for the first time in a film. The latest news talks about the actor who…

Science & Technology

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…

Russia launches major new telescope into space

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2019

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: A Russian Proton-M rocket successfully delivered a cutting-edge space telescope into orbit Saturday after days of launch delays, Russia’s space agency said. Roscosmos said the telescope, named Spektr-RG, was delivered into a parking orbit before a final burn Saturday that kicked the spacecraft out of Earth’s orbit and on to its final…

India cancels Moon mission launch one hour before liftoff

By The Frontier Post | July 15, 2019

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: India on Monday postponed the launch of a lunar probe less than an hour before blast-off because of a technical problem, delaying its bid to become only the fourth nation to land a spacecraft on the Moon. The Chandrayaan-2 — or Moon Chariot 2 — India’s Moon mission is part of…

Facebook’s Libra currency under fire

By The Frontier Post | July 15, 2019

LONDON (Agencies): Facebook’s planned virtual unit Libra, already under heavy attack from US President Donald Trump and global regulators, faces skepticism among the wider cryptocurrency community as well. One theme — besides Brexit — dominated discussion among the movers and shakers from London’s financial technology or FinTech industry as gathered for their annual get-together: the…

Japan just landed a Spacecraft on an Asteroid

By The Frontier Post | July 13, 2019

Monitoring Desk TOKYO: The life of an asteroid is lonely. The rocks spend eons drifting through the cold vacuum of space. But on Wednesday, the asteroid Ryugu welcomed a special visitor: Japan’s Hayabusa-2 probe successfully landed on the asteroid’s surface at 21:06 ET (01:06 UTC on Thursday). The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) launched Hayabusa-2…

Health

Sri Lanka: Over 29,000 dengue cases reported in July

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk COLOMBO: A total of 29,123 dengue cases and 58 dengue deaths had been reported from all parts of the country so far this year as of July 17th, the Epidemiology Unit said. According to the Govt. Information Department, the highest number of dengue cases, 6297 had been reported from the Colombo district while…

Too much sugar in baby foods, warns UN

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2019

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Commercial baby foods often contain too much sugar and display confusing ingredient lists, according to a UN report that proposed new guidelines on Monday to improve infant diets. The World Health Organization (WHO) examined nearly 8,000 products from more than 500 stores in Austria, Bulgaria, Israel and Hungary between November 2017 and…

AIDS deaths down a third since 2010: UN

By The Frontier Post | July 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk PARIS: HIV-related deaths last year fell to around 770,000 some 33 percent lower than in 2010 the United Nations said Tuesday, but warned that global efforts to eradicate the disease were stalling as funding dries up. An estimated 37.9 million people now live with HIV and a record 23.3 million of those have…

Gut Bacteria could trigger high blood pressure: Scientists

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2019

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Scientists have taken a huge interest in gut bacteria recently, both its role in our bodies and what it can do. In fact, you’ll see an influx of articles talking about recent discoveries with gut flora and all the potential it possesses. However, since studying the microbiome is still relatively new, most…

Polio vaccination campaign in affected districts starts today

By The Frontier Post | July 15, 2019

F.P. Report Peshawar: In response to polio cases recently reported from Torghur and Shangla, three days polio case response vaccination campaign will be conducted from July 15 to 17, 2019 in affected and surrounding districts of Hazara and Malakand Division. Children missed during the campaign will be vaccinated on the fourth – catch up day…

Nanotechnology delivers hepatitis B vaccine

By The Frontier Post | July 13, 2019

Monitoring Desk SAO PAULO: Brazilian and European researchers have demonstrated exactly how a nanotechnology-based compound delivers an oral vaccine against hepatitis B to the immune system. When particles containing silica and an antigen combine, even though they are different sizes, they reach the intestine without being destroyed by the acidity of the digestive system. A…

Travel

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…

Babuzai wildlife range attract tourists

By The Frontier Post | July 17, 2019

F.P. Report MARDAN: Following construction of Swat Expressway and Sangao-Buner road, the importance of Katlang tehsil of Mardan for tourism has significantly enhanced where people are coming to watch Baizai Irrigation Channel’s waterfalls and different types of wildlife at Babuzai wildlife Range. People along with families and friends are coming in large number to watch…

Northern Ireland tourism shaped by decades of change

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2019

Monitoring Desk IRELAND: Marquee sporting events, beautiful scenery and unspoilt coastal resorts – it sounds like the sales pitch for a new Northern Ireland tourism campaign. In fact they are among the attractions that have drawn visitors for decades, long before the days of budget air travel and cruise liners. The Open Championship will bring…

Cuba revises down tourism target after US cruise ban

By The Frontier Post | July 13, 2019

Monitoring Desk HAVANA: Cuba has revised down by about 15 percent its forecast for the number of tourists visiting this year, after a US ban on cruise ship stopovers in the Communist island, the government said on Thursday. President Donald Trump’s administration announced the ban on June 4, aiming to cut an essential revenue source…

Rama lake, Dewsai plains attract tourists

By The Frontier Post | July 12, 2019

F.P. Report ASTORE: Rama lake and Dewsai plains are attracting a large number of tourists these days in Astore from other parties of the country to enjoy its natural beauty and take some respite from scorching heat in plain areas of Pakistan. On last Sunday, domestic tourists thronged to Rama lake, Dewsai plains and others…

Articles

Sarrazin and German Social Democrats’ stance on Islamophobia

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2019

Farid Hafez It is the third attempt by the Social Democrats to exclude ThiloSarrazin from their party on allegations of racism. A chance for the Social Democrats to sharpen their profile? Sarrazin was leading as a bestselling author in Germany for a whole 21 months throughout the years 2010 and 2011.  There is no comparable…

The extent of Iran’s deep state within Iraq

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2019

Tallha Abdulrazaq Iraq has always played a defining role in the destiny of the Middle East, but its sovereignty is being threatened by its all-powerful neighbour and the US. With such a storied and fabled history, Iraq has long been viewed as a land that possesses inherent worth and value. Whether that value was utilised…

Winning Cup of Nations was matter of life and death for Egypt’s el-Sissi

By The Frontier Post | July 17, 2019

Mourad Teyeb The recent death, or murder, of Egypt’s former President Mohammed Morsi was not a surprise per se. It is how, when and where it occurred that shocked the public, including those inside Egypt. Whether Morsi’s death under those conditions was haphazard or minutely planned by the Egyptian regime, it seems to have happened…

The paralyzed & derailed economy of Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | July 16, 2019

Asmatullah Khan Today Pakistan is not only facing serious socio –economic issues and the challenges of growing unemployment and poverty but the International conspiracies against the sovereignty and stability of Pakistan is also at its peak. The agenda of the involved countries is to sabotage the socio –economic integrity of this great country in all…

The best defence against Polio

By The Frontier Post | July 15, 2019

Sadia N. Qazi Terrorism is a psychological warfare. Terrorists try to manipulate us and change our behaviour by creating fear, uncertainty, and division in society. (Patrick J. Kennedy) Information is a powerful weapon and its undeterred use in hybrid warfare is capable to stir up great impacts. The hybrid warfare being so diverse and unconventional…

Awaiting ICJ Verdict on Commander Kulbhushan Jadhav

By The Frontier Post | July 15, 2019

Iqbal Khan International Court of Justice (ICJ) is all set to announce its decision in the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav, who is an active service Commander (equivalent of Lieutenant Colonel) of Indian Navy, and working for India’s Research and Analysis Wing (RAW). Jadhav was arrested on March 3, 2016, from Balochistan. In his subsequent trial…

Editorial

Interaction with trade bodies

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2019

Addressing business community of Gugranwala, the Prime Minister Imran Khan reiterated his firm resolves for prompting authentic tax culture and said that government will not yield to pressure tactics being applied to stop the documentation process of the economy. He said that in a country of 220 million only 300 companies pay 70 percent tax…

Diplomatic and legal victory

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2019

The International of Justice (ICJ) in 15-1 majority verdict rejected Indian plea for the annulment of death sentence of RAW agent Commander KabushanJadhav. However, the verdict asks Pakistan to review the sentence handed down to Indian spy and giving him consular access by making a reference to the Article 36 of Vienna Convention on Consular…

Billion tree plantation’s next phase

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2019

Khyber Pukhtunkhwa government has asked for funds from the federal government to complete the second phase of billion tee plantation program. The total outlay for this phase of plantation has been estimated to be Rs. 27 billion. Half of the required funding shall be provided by the federal government as a part of “Green Pakistan”…

Monetary policy

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2019

Governor State Bank of Pakistan, Raza Baqir announced the monetary policy for the next two months under which the interest has been raised by 100 basis points to 13.25 percent which is almost close the one that prevailed in the decade of 1980s. Interest rate has been increased for the 9th time during one year.…

Restrictive induction policy for doctors

By The Frontier Post | July 17, 2019

Khyber Pukhtunkhwa government has claimed to have substantially increased allocations for health sector in the current year budget. But the restrictive induction policy for Trainee Medical Officers (TMOs) depicts different picture. This year 900 talented young doctors passed FCPS part-1 examination and they met the criteria for induction as TMOs to complete the mandatory training…

SBP quarterly report

By The Frontier Post | July 17, 2019

The Central Bank has released the third quarterly report of the last fiscal year on the performance of the economy in which the factors responsible for de-accelerated economic growth to 3.3 percent has been reflected threadbare which include insignificant increase in the agriculture and manufacturing sectors. Earlier the Economic Survey Book had revealed negative growth…

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…