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Rights body urges India to release detainees in IOK

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: A global rights body on Monday called on the Indian government to immediately release detained people in Jammu and Kashmir. “Indian authorities should immediately release detained Kashmiris who have not been charged with a recognizable offense,” Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a statement. It said that “nearly 4,000 people, including supporters…

Rally in support to Kashmir and Khalistan held in Houston

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2019

F.P. Report HOUSTON: A Truck rally to stage protest against siege of Kashmir and on Referendum 2020 was organised by Friends of Kashmir and Sikhs for Justice in Houston. The Rally with around 30-40 trucks and vans plied on different roads of Houston. Slogans regarding restoration of Article 370, referendum in 2020 and Save Kashmir…

‘No deal, no compromise’ with the corrupt: PM Imran Khan

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Dr Babar Awan Monday called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at the premier’s office, and the two deliberated on legal, constitutional and political affairs, country’s present situation and international relations. According to details garnered by Media News, PM Imran Khan affirmed in the meeting that ‘no deal, no…

Group of Turkish journalists briefed on LoC, Kashmir situation: ISPR

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2019

F.P. Report RAWALPINDI: A group of Turkish journalists visited Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) today. As per details, the delegation was briefed about Pakistan-India February standoff and situation along LOC and Working Boundary. The delegation was also informed about human rights violations in under siege Indian Occupied Kashmir including implications for regional peace. The group is…

Fake accounts case: NAB summons CM Murad Ali Shah tomorrow

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: The National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) has summoned Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in a case pertaining to fake accounts tomorrow (Tuesday). As per sources, the NAB’s Karachi chapter has asked Sindh CM to appear before NAB’s Karachi office at 11:00 am over interrogation into fake accounts case. The NAB has…

Peshawar schoolgirls told to ‘cover up’ to avoid ‘unethical incidents’

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Peshawar district administration declared wearing chaddar, burka or gown mandatory for schoolgirls to avoid any ‘unethical incident’, according to an official notification on Monday. In a notification by Peshawar District Officer Samina Ghani, schoolgirls have been asked to cover up ‘in order to protect them from any unethical incident. The notification, addressed…

Global

IAEA grants peace by peaceful use of nuclear technology

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk VIENNA: The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) contributes to the international peace by verifying that nuclear material remains in peaceful uses, its acting head said on Monday. “We contribute to international peace and security by verifying that nuclear material remains in peaceful uses, and we help to improve the well-being and prosperity of…

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India: Two US citizens arrested in Delhi for drone flying

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Indian police took two U.S. citizens into custody for flying drone near the presidential palace in the capital New Delhi, local media reported on Monday. According to local broadcaster NDTV, police arrested a father and his son for flying a drone near Rashtrapati Bhavan, the presidential palace of India. “Both were…

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Rights body urges India to release detainees in IOK

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: A global rights body on Monday called on the Indian government to immediately release detained people in Jammu and Kashmir. “Indian authorities should immediately release detained Kashmiris who have not been charged with a recognizable offense,” Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a statement. It said that “nearly 4,000 people, including supporters…

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Russia launches massive military exercise

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: Russia launched a massive military exercise Center-2019 on Monday, the Defense Ministry said. The opening ceremony of the six-day drill took place in the southern Orenburg region with the participation of military chiefs from China, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan, the ministry said in a statement. Some 128,000 soldiers, more…

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China slams as ‘irresponsible’ US accusations of Iran role in Saudi attack

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2019

BEIJING (Agencies): China’s Foreign Ministry has censured as “irresponsible” the US accusations that Iran was behind the recent attacks on Saudi Arabia’s key oil installations. “Pondering who is to blame in the absence of a conclusive investigation, I think, is in itself not very responsible,” Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said at a regular news…

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EU calls for establishing facts behind Saudi oil attack

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: The EU on Monday reiterated that it is important to establish facts behind the drone attacks on two facilities of Saudi Arabia’s state-owned oil company Aramco. “[…] It is important to clearly establish the facts and then determine responsibility for this deplorable attack. This remains our position,” EU’s Foreign Affairs and Security…

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Pakistan

‘Epaper’

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2019

Opposition should focus on national interest rather than personal: Basharat

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Punjab Minister for Law, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Welfare Raja Bashart has said that the opposition should play its role in the Assembly, regardless of personal interests, and should fulfill the purpose for which the people have sent it to the House. He was addressing a media briefing before starting the 14th meeting…

CM KP annoyed over slow pace of recruitment process

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan on Monday lashed out at the slow pace of recruitment process in the education and health departments of the merged districts. He called for eliminating the shortage of teachers and doctors in the hospitals and educational institutions of erstwhile Fata while also urged the completion of…

Business community of Miran Shah, Mir Ali to be compensate

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister of Law and Parliamentary Affairs and Human Rights Sultan Muhammad Khan said that the existing resources would be utilized to remedy the losses of the business community of Mir Ali and Miranshah. He was chairing a third meeting, held here in Peshawar on Monday, regarding the losses and compensation…

Khasadar, Levies say ‘No’ to Act 2019

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2019

Ahmad Nabi LANDI KOTAL: The ex-Khasadar and Levies forces personnel categorically rejected the Khasadar, Levies Act 2019 in protest gathering held here in Jirga hall, LandiKotal on Monday. Beside head of District Police Officer (DPO) Members Provincial Assembly from North Waziristan and Khyber districts, Mir Klam Khan Wazir and ShafiqSherAfridi, large number of political workers…

Shangla: Dengue affected toll climbs to 138

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2019

F.P. Report       SHANGLA: The dengue mosquito continued to hunt prey across Shangla district especially Tehsil Alpuri where 12 more patients were hospitalized due dengue fever thus taking the toll of dengue affected to 138. The district government while taking notice of Dengue outbreak ordered all government departments to carry out anti-dengue drives in the area…

Afghanistan

Political parties challenge IEC over biometric device readiness

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: As Afghanistan’s presidential elections get closer, election observers and political party officials on Monday lashed out at the Independent Election Commission (IEC) over its failure to address their concerns regarding biometric identification devices. According to the political parties, the IEC has failed to complete the installation of new software in the biometric…

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Taliban losing more fighters than Afghan military: Khalid

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The acting minister of defense Asadullah Khalid has said the Taliban group is losing more fighters than the Afghan armed forces. Speaking to CBS News, Khalid said for the first time the Taliban group is losing more fighters than the Afghan military. Khalid further added that the Afghan forces are at the…

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Taliban ‘committed’ to agreement with US

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: Taliban is committed to the agreements with the U.S. despite the recent events, on the condition Washington will adhere to its part, the movement’s spokesman Mohammad Suhail Shaheen said on Monday. Last week, U.S. President Donald Trump abruptly cancelled a meeting with the representatives of Taliban and Afghan government, planned in his…

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Security concerns remain high as Afghans prepare for elections

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: While the Afghan security agencies have announced their readiness to fully secure the upcoming presidential elections, there are still concerns in various regions of the country that security threats could impact the process. Reports indicate that some of the polling stations that remained opened during last October’s parliamentary elections are now closed…

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Afghans on the edge of landmark presidential polls

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Afghans remain on the edge as the country’s landmark election process gains momentum amid collapsed peace talks between the US and Taliban. The polls slated for Sep. 28 were largely overshadowed by the rejuvenated yet fragile peace parley until it was abruptly scrapped by US President Donald Trump last weekend. A total…

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People’s trust be restored before elections, says residents of Paktia

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2019

Monitoring Desk GARDEZ: The residents of southeastern Paktia province say people’s trust was badly tarnished in the presidential and parliamentary elections and needs to be restored. The matter was echoed during a meeting between Independent Election Commission officials, women rights activists and members of political parties. Abdul Sammad Paktin, a civil society activist, said in…

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Business

PTCL partners with Irdeto

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has entered into a strategic partnership with Irdeto to develop Wi-Fi management and parental control functionality, powered by the newly launched Trusted Home solution, from Irdeto and Minim. This partnership ensures that PTCL’s broadband customers can protect their children against unwanted content, manage screen time, and control…

BankIslami held corporate dinner for its corporate clients

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: BankIslami held its annual dinner for its corporate clients here on Monday. The dinner was hosted for Bankislami esteemed clientele from all over Punjab. Lahore city customers from all sectors – large corporate, public sector, commercial and SME customers all participated and graced the occasion. Presence of noticeable businessmen from prominent business…

SBP announces monetary policy, maintains interest rate at 13.25pc

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan on Monday announced the monetary policy for the next two months and kept the rate of interest unchanged at 13.25 percent. “The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided to leave the policy rate unchanged at 13.25 percent. The decision reflected the MPC’s view that inflation outcomes have been…

Pakistan, Iran sign extension in IP gas line agreement

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Gas companies of Pakistan and Iran on Monday have signed extended Iran-Pakistan (IP) gas line agreement after mutual consent. The top officials of National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) and Pakistan’ Inter-State Gas System (ISGS) signed the amended IP gas deal under which Pakistan will build the said pipeline by August 26, 2024,…

Gold jumps 1% as attacks on Saudi Arabia lift safe-haven bets

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2019

RIYADH (Reuters): Gold prices jumped 1% on Monday as attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities dented risk appetite, boosting demand for the safe-haven bullion, while investors awaited for clues on monetary easing from major central bank meetings due this week. Spot gold was up 1% at $1,503.60 per ounce, as of 0601 GMT. Prices had…

Fed trades ‘remarkably positive’ for ‘no precedents’ after volatile year

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: A year ago, US Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell held a “remarkably positive outlook” for an economy enjoying a “historically rare” combination of good news including low unemployment, steady inflation and strong growth that were all expected to continue. When the Fed meets this week, the discussion will be about just how…

Sports

Pakistan to give its best in series

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Bating legend Javed Miandad has advised Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and the green-shirts to focus on giving the best in the series against Sri Lanka this month. The Sri Lankan team would be playing three ODIs and as many Twenty20s in September and October against Pakistan. According to reports, Sri Lankan players,…

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Pliskova claims fourth title

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2019

Zhengzhou (Agencies): Karolina Pliskova swept past Petra Martic in straight sets to win the WTA Zhengzhou Open in China. Pliskova only needed 77 minutes to beat the Croatian 6-3 6-2 in a rain-interrupted final for her fourth tournament success of 2019. The Czech player, top seed at the event, only dropped one set all week…

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England beat Australia by 135 runs to draw series

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2019

LONDON (AFP): England crushed Australia by 135 runs in the fifth and final Ashes Test on Sunday to level the series at 2-2, ending their historic World Cup-winning season on a high. Victory for the home side means the Ashes ends in a draw for the first time since 1972, although holders Australia retain the…

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Nabi, Mujeeb shine in record Afghanistan win

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2019

DHAKA (AFP): Mohammad Nabi and Mujeeb Ur Rahman starred respectively with bat and ball as Afghanistan thrashed Bangladesh by 25 runs in their second match of the tri-nation Twenty20 international tournament in Dhaka on Sunday. Nabi hit an unbeaten 84 off 54 balls under pressure to guide Afghanistan to 164-6 before Mujeeb claimed a career…

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Spain beat Argentina 95-75 to win FIBA World Cup

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2019

BEIJING (Reuters): Spain beat Argentina 95-75 to win the FIBA Basketball World Cup for the first time since 2006 on Sunday, completing a stunning campaign for a squad considered by many to be among the outsiders when the 32-team tournament began. The Spaniards scored first and never relinquished the lead, relying on swarming interior defense…

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Cricket Australia officials to visit Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2019

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk): Cricket Australia officials, including the chief executive Kevin Roberts and the security manager Sean Carroll will arrive in Pakistan on September 17. On a one-day visit to Pakistan, the CA officials will meet the chairman Pakistan Cricket Board Ehsan Mani and the CEO Waseem Khan and they will also interact with few…

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Fashion & Movies

Emmy Awards: Beyonce goes home empty-handed

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2019

Monitoring Desk LOS ANGELES: A documentary about alleged sexual abuse by Michael Jackson won an Emmy on Saturday while RuPaul was named best reality show host and Beyonce went home empty-handed. The documentary named Leaving Neverland was named best documentary at a ceremony in Los Angeles ahead of television’s main Emmy awards show next week.…

FIA opens money laundering probe against Sofia Mirza

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Federal Investigative Agency (FIA) on Sunday launched an investigation into the money laundering case against prominent actress and model Sofia Mirza. According to details, a four-member team will conduct investigations into the matter, Deputy Director of the FIA will be in charge of the investigative team. Assistant Director of the FIA,…

‘I am deeply ashamed’: Felicity Huffman weeps as judge hands down sentence in admissions scandal

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2019

Monitoring Desk BOSTON: A Boston judge sentenced Felicity Huffman to two weeks behind bars on Friday for paying $15,000 to inflate her daughter’s SAT scores in the sweeping college admissions scandal. The former “Desperate Housewives” star wept as she apologized to the court and her two daughters for her shameful actions before Judge Indira Talwani…

Chhichhore going strong at the box office

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Nitesh Tiwari directorial Chhichhore has been going strong at the box office. The film opened at Rs 7.01 crore which rose up to Rs 16.41 crore on its first Sunday. Further, Chhichhore minted Rs 8.10 crore on Monday, Rs 10.05 crore on Tuesday, Rs 7.20 crore on Wednesday and Rs 7.50 crore…

Kareena Kapoor Khan wants to do more reality shows

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Kareena Kapoor Khan, who was last seen in Veere Di Wedding on the big screen, is now a regular on the small screen. The actress treated her fans to the news of judging a dance reality show which is being aired on Zee Tv currently. Recently, in an interview with a daily…

Sufi folk festival from Sept 19

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: A four-day folk festival at Shah Abdul Latif University (SALU) Khairpur will commence from September 19. According to a statement on Thursday, the festival is being jointly organized by the Thespianz Foundation Karachi and Shah Abdul Latif University. Vice Chancellor (VC), Shah Abdul Latif University (SALU), Khairpur, Prof Dr Parveen Shah and…

Science & Technology

Britain’s crime agency may use Alexa to build ‘Voiceprint’ database

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2019

Monitoring Desk LONDON: As the increased availability of facial recognition technology has been raising concerns over its potential for being used to violate privacy and in surveillance, the rise of voice assistants adds to the need for heightened data protection. Britain’s National Crime Agency is secretly working on a database of voice recordings to facilitate…

NASA tests space concrete for future Mars habitats

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2019

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: NASA is looking toward a future when humans could visit Mars for an extended period, and Elon Musk is promising to send people there in the next decade. Whenever humans do set foot on Mars, they’re going to need someplace to hang their hat (or spacesuit helmet). Concrete could potentially allow…

Google agrees 945 million euro tax settlement with France

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2019

Monitoring Desk PARIS: US internet giant Google has agreed a settlement totalling 945 million euros ($1.0 billion) to end a tax dispute in France under an agreement announced in court on Thursday. The company will pay a 500-million-euro fine for tax evasion, as well as a further 465 million euros to settle claims with French…

Apple’s new iPhones shift smartphone camera battleground to AI

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2019

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: When Apple Inc (AAPL.O) introduced its triple-camera iPhone this week, marketing chief Phil Schiller waxed on about the device’s ability to create the perfect photograph by weaving it together with eight separate exposures captured before the main shot, a feat of “computational photography mad science.” “When you press the shutter button…

China’s biggest radio telescope picked up over 100 mysterious signals from outer space

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2019

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: China’s largest radio telescope has been picking up mysterious signals from outer space. It’s been detecting what are known as ‘FRBs’ (Fast Radio Bursts) which are small pulses of radio waves originating out in the cosmos. The source of the signals is unknown but they are believed to be coming from a…

Apple launches three new iPhones with better cameras, chips

By The Frontier Post | September 11, 2019

Monitoring Desk SAN FRANCISCO: Apple on Tuesday played to its strengths with powerful new iPhone and iPad models able to serve as stages for its new game and television services. The Silicon Valley titan added into the mix a new-generation Apple Watch that can tell when a place it getting too noisy or help point…

Health

Shangla: Dengue affected toll climbs to 138

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2019

F.P. Report       SHANGLA: The dengue mosquito continued to hunt prey across Shangla district especially Tehsil Alpuri where 12 more patients were hospitalized due dengue fever thus taking the toll of dengue affected to 138. The district government while taking notice of Dengue outbreak ordered all government departments to carry out anti-dengue drives in the area…

Cholera outbreak kills seven in Sudan

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk CAIRO: Sudan’s Health Ministry says at least seven people have died from a cholera outbreak over the past three weeks in a southeastern province. It says dozens have been infected in the outbreak in the Blue Nile province. No cases have been reported in other provinces. Authorities say 16 of Sudan’s 18 provinces…

1,133 cases of dengue reported in KP

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: According to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Department dengue report around 1133 dengue cases have so far reported across the province. The report said that in the last 24 hours around 98 cases of dengue were reported in which 55 cases were reported from Peshawar. The report further added that in Swat, Battagram…

Scientists find psychiatric drugs affect gut contents

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2019

Monitoring Desk COPENHAGEN: Scientists are increasingly finding that the microbiome — the bacterial content of the digestive system — has effects on other functions in the body, and vice versa. A group of Irish-based scientists has given 7 groups of rats (8 animals in each group) normal or slightly elevated levels of individual psychopharmaceuticals, including…

55 cases of dengue reported from KP, 39 from Peshawar

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: According to the dengue updates report around 55 cases so far reported of dengue in which 39 cases were reported from Peshawar. According to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Department around 11 cases were reported of dengue from district while one case was reported from district Mansehra, one case reported from Charsadda, three…

Directs stern action against propagandists: CM directs authorities to be active in preventing, controlling Dengue virus

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan on Thursday directed all departments concerned to play proactive role for the prevention and control of Dengue virus in the province further directing the immediate hiring of entomologists for exterminating the virus permanently from the province. He was presiding over meeting, held here at Chief Minister’s…

Travel

One town in Italy will pay you $765 a month to live there

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2019

Monitoring Desk ROME: Yep, you read that right. Molise, a region south of Rome that extends from the mountainous interior to the Adriatic Sea, is offering 700 Euros a month (roughly $765), for three years, if you move there. The area is one of Italy’s best-kept secrets and therefore has preserved much of its character…

Thai tourists enjoys beauty of Swat

By The Frontier Post | September 13, 2019

Shafi Ullah MINGORA: Female tourist from Thailand enjoyed the natural beauty of Swat valley in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa while staying in camping pods opened to foreign, domestic tourists at Gabin Jabba. Suwida is the first tourist from Thailand, who stayed at the camping pods in Gabin Jabba to enjoy natural beauty of Swat district. She visited…

Scenic Eclipse a ‘Modern Queen’ Says Godmother Helen Mirren

By The Frontier Post | September 12, 2019

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: If a strong sense of wanderlust and a high regard for travel agent expertise are high among favorable traits for a cruise ship godmother, few are more qualified than “A”-list English actress Dame Helen Mirren, who on Tuesday christened 228-passenger Scenic Eclipse, Scenic Luxury Cruises & Tours’ luxury expedition ship, at…

Hong Kong’s tourism plunges 40 percent as protests deter visitors

By The Frontier Post | September 10, 2019

Monitoring Desk HONG KONG: Hong Kong visitor arrivals plunged nearly 40 percent in August from a year earlier, deepening from July’s five-percent fall, the financial secretary said, as sometimes-violent anti-government protests take a rising toll on the city’s tourism, retail and hotel businesses. Hotels in some locations had seen occupancy rates drop to about half,…

Tokyo braces for direct hit from Typhoon Faxai, flights, trains canceled

By The Frontier Post | September 9, 2019

TOKYO (Agencies): Japan braced for Typhoon Faxai on Sunday canceling trains and flights in Tokyo with destructive winds of up to 216 kilometers per hour (134 miles) and heavy rain expected to hit the region overnight, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency. Faxai, a woman’s name in Lao, could dump as much as 300 millimeters…

The best countries for tourists to visit in 2019

By The Frontier Post | September 7, 2019

Monitoring Desk Spain has topped the World Economic Forum (WEF)’s ranking of countries best equipped to welcome tourists in 2019. The Mediterranean country, which has been named the most “travel-ready” nation by the WEF since 2015, was followed by France and Germany in the index. Japan and the United States rounded out the top five.…

Articles

Freedom struggle of Kashmir and educated Kashmiri

By The Frontier Post | February 5, 2018

Ilyas Hamid It is considered and image perception is made usually that death of a human being stops all activities and struggles that man had been performing in his life .With the end of life deeds come to an end. What an astonishing when people examine that scuffle of deceased person is not only enduring…

The shadows of Injustice in Kashmir

By The Frontier Post | February 4, 2018

Shabid Ullah Wazir On February 5, we are going to observe the day as solidarity day with the people of Kashmir. No doubt, Kashmiris deserve to have all political, diplomatic and moral support from Pakistan which they have got from their Pakistani brethren till date and will continue to get the same in the times…

National security formulation

By The Frontier Post | February 3, 2018

Ghulam Idris Khan Chaudhry Ahsan Iqbal, federal minister for interior, who is loaded with the work of planning and development division and has also replaced under-allegation of corruption finance minister Ishaq Dar in national finance commission as member, said that the road map to formulate the national internal security is shaping up. The goal is…

Threats to Pakistan’s economy and CPEC

By The Frontier Post | February 2, 2018

Izaz Arshad Thinking of a country’s prosperity without a strong economy is a blasphemy. Unfortunately Pakistan is facing a lot of hurdles regarding its economy. Some of them are: The prices of the oil in the international market are increasing rapidly in the past few months. This leads to a huge burden on the oil…

Islamic system of life is pre-requisite for our success

By The Frontier Post | February 1, 2018

Shaukat Hayat Buneri To begin with- the incidents of children abuses have witnessed an upward trend in the different parts and towns of our country. Es-pecially during the recent past these incidents have increased with an alarming pace and proportion in Sindh and Punjab. Even the provinces of Khyber Pakhtukhwa and Baluc-histan have no exemption.…

Chaos and carnage in Kabul

By The Frontier Post | January 31, 2018

S. Mudassir Ali Shah President Donald Trump’s cocky assertion that 2018 is going to be a year of spectacular gains for his administration and the deeply divided Afghan government rings so hollow in the wake of three fatal assaults in the heart of Kabul. Worse still, he is no mood to launch peace negotiations with…

Editorial

Admission policy for medical colleges

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2019

Pakistan Medical and Dental Council has amended Admission, House Job and Internship Regulation 2018. The amendment will enforce an open merit policy on national basis for admission in the Medical and Dental Colleges across the country. Private medical and dental institutions in Khyber Pukhtunkhwa have shown resentment over the new admission policy as it will…

Ragtag power transmission system

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2019

The main power transmission line between Tarbella and Peshawar broke down at Urmar which caused suspension in electricity supply for several hours to five districts in Khyber Pukhtunkhwa. Over the past few years power break downs and feeders tripping have become a chronic problems. The centralized and convoluted transmission system inflicts more than 30 percent…

Middle East tension

By The Frontier Post | September 17, 2019

The Drone strike on the Aramco’s crude oil processing complex in Saudi Arabia has further escalated the level of tension between Iran and Saudi Arabia and its allied Arab States. The responsibility of this attack was claimed by Houthi rebels of Yemen but the United States blamed it on Iran. The rising temperature of hostilities…

Vague logic

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2019

In a press statement, Central President of Awami National Party (ANP) Asfandiyar Wali Khan alleged that the policy of weakening democratic institutions is still on whereas democracy must reign supreme. He said that for this purpose neutral and transparent elections should be held and power be transferred to what he called to the newly elected…

Fast-tracking CPEC

By The Frontier Post | September 16, 2019

The federal cabinet in its meeting scheduled for September 17, among other items on the agenda, would also consider pros and cons of establishing CPEC Authority to fast-track implementation of projects which have been included in its framework of this flagship initiative of China and Pakistan. Earlier, the parliamentary committee on CPEC in a meeting…

Government’s Housing schemes

By The Frontier Post | September 15, 2019

Chief Minister Mahmood Khan approved three housing schemes one each in Peshawar, Swat and Hangu for providing low cost houses to the people under “Naya Pakistan Housing Programme” of the Prime Minister. The population of the provincial metropolis has increased at alarming speed. But after the launching of Regi Model Town in 2000, no new…

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…