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Government should take a serious note of Pakistan Railways operation: SC

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

ISLAMABAD (APP): The Supreme Court (SC) Thursday directed the Pakistan Railways to take immediate measures to make journey by train safer for the passengers.…

PM advises extra caution ahead of Eidul Azha

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

ISLAMABAD (APP): Prime Minister Imran Khan Thursday advised the countrymen to exercise extra caution during the preparations for upcoming Eid-ul-Azha to avert resurgence of…

LHC seeks name for formation of commission to probe petrol crisis

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

LAHORE (APP): The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Thursday sought names and terms of reference (ToRs) from the Attorney General for Pakistan (AGP) formation…

Buzdar, Elahi discuss matters of mutual interest

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

F.P. Report LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar and Speaker Punjab Assembly Ch. Pervaiz Elahi during a meeting at Punjab Assembly here on…

SC dismisses Sindh Govt appeal against SHC decision

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

ISLAMABAD (APP): The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed an appeal of the Sindh government against the Sindh High Court (SHC) decision to make public…

Government to reopen education institutions from September 15

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training Shafqat Mahmood on Thursday said that educational institutions would formally re-open by September 15…

Global

In echo of Mao era, China’s schools in book-cleansing drive

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: As schools reopened in China after the COVID-19 outbreak, they have thrown themselves into a nationwide exercise to remove books deemed…

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US invites China to arms control talks, seeing opening

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

WASHINGTON (APP): The United States on Thursday again invited China to talks on arms control, saying it saw an opening with Beijing on three-way…

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Trump decries ‘political prosecution’ after SC rulings

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

WASHINGTON (Monitoring Desk): President Trump claimed Thursday that he was being treated differently than his predecessors after the Supreme Court ruled that a New…

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Airborne transmission of coronavirus can occur during medical procedures, says WHO

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

GENEVA (Reuters): The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday airborne transmission of the novel coronavirus can occur during medical procedures that generate aerosols.…

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China, India to hold talks: FM

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

BEIJING (APP): The border troops of China and India have been taking effective measures in disengagement, and the two sides will hold a new…

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Embassy hosts webinar on Pak-US educational cooperation

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

F.P. Report WASHINGTON: The Embassy of Pakistan held a webinar on Pakistan-US Educational Cooperation. The webinar comprised of eminent speakers including senior officials from…

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Pakistan

IHC accepts sugar mills’ ICA against commission

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

ISLAMABAD (APP): The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday accepted an intra-court appeal (ICA) of sugar mills association for hearing in Sugar Inquiry Commission…

Turkish company withdraws appeal to quash NAB reference

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

ISLAMABAD (APP): The Turkish company Karkey on Thursday withdrew its appeal to quash the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) reference. The Chief Justice heard the Karkey company’s…

LHC suspends Punjab government notification

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

LAHORE (APP): The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Thursday suspended a notification of Punjab government about conferring magisterial powers of special magistrates (first class)…

PR’s Golf Club case adjourned for 2 weeks

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

ISLAMABAD (APP): The Supreme Court (SC) Thursday adjourned the hearing of the case pertaining to lease of Railways Royal Palm Golf and Country Club…

SC rejects bail plea of Sarfraz

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

ISLAMABAD (APP): The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday rejected an appeal of interim bail of ex-home minister Balochistan Sarfraz Bugti in the abduction case…

Female teacher approaches IHC for husband’s recovery

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

ISLAMABAD (APP): Islamabad High Court (IHC) Thursday served notices to the respondents on a petition filed by a female teacher seeking recovery of her…

Afghanistan

Taliban group killed in air strike

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

JALALABAD (Agencies): Eight Taliban terrorist group were killed by Afghan security forces air strike in Khogyani, Nangarhar. National defense ministry press office said, the…

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Security Forces discovered 15 mines

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

LASHKARGAH (Agencies): The Security Forces of Helmand discovered and neutralized 15 mines. Maiwand 215 army corps with releasing a statement said, the security force…

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Suicide car bomb attack hits forces’ check post

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

Monitoring Desk MAIDAN WARDAK: A suicide bomber detonated a vehicle packed with explosives close to a security check post in central Maidan Wardak province.…

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Afghan people will have final say on peace process

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

KABUL (TOLOnews): President Muhammad Ashraf Ghani said that the Afghan government has the responsibility to merge the Taliban into the structure of the political…

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Taliban gives govt new list for release of 592 prisoners: Source

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

KABUL (TOLOnews): The Taliban has handed over a replacement list for the 592 prisoners which were originally rejected as release candidates by Afghan govt,…

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Abdullah to introduce list of cabinet nominees to ARG Palace

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

KABUL (Khaama Press): Abdullah Abdullah, the Chairman of the High Peace Council, is expected to introduce a list of cabinet nominees to ARG Palace…

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Business

Forex reserves up by $811m, says SBP

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The foreign exchange reserves held by State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) increased by US $811 million to $12.04 billion during the…

Rupee strengthens against dollar

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The exchange rate of Pakistani rupee gained 18 paisas against US dollar in the interbank on Thursday to close at Rs166.58…

Islamabad, Kabul urged to remove bottlenecks in way of Pak-Afghan trade

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Traders and exporters of Pakistan and Afghanistan via a joint video link conference have identified the bottlenecks in way of Pak-Afghan…

Customer Support Services in Sindhi language launched

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has announced the launch of Customer Support Services in Sindhi language from its helpline 1218. The…

PSX gains 447 points to close at 36,142 points

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

ISLAMABAD (APP): The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) Thursday continued with bullish trend as KSE 100 index closed at 36,142.17 points as compared to 35,694.89…

EFU Life, HabibMetro Bank collaborate to offer Covid-19 cover

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

F.P. Report KARACHI: HABIBMETRO Bank and EFU Life strengthened their partnership by taking the initiative to launch “COVID – 19 Cover” – a first-of-its-kind…

Sports

China rules out hosting most international sport in 2020

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

BEIJING (Agencies): China will not hold most international sporting events for the rest of 2020 as part of measures to stop the spread of…

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PSL 5 ticket refunds to begin next week

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

Monitoring Desk LAHORE: The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic had deprived the fans of live cricket action after some matches of the fifth edition of…

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Clijsters ready to keep comeback rolling

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

NEW YORK (Agenices): Four-time Grand Slam winner Kim Clijsters said she remains determined to revive her career after years away from tennis, even as…

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Asia Cricket Cup 2020 postponed till next year

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

LAHORE (Monitoring Desk): The 2020 edition of the Asia Cup stands cancelled, the tournament’s governing body confirmed on Thursday, ending weeks of speculation. The…

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Shahid Afridi Foundation logo to feature on ‘sponsorless’ Pakistan playing kits

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

KARACHI (Monitoring Desk): The Shahid Afridi Foundation’s logo will feature on Pakistan team’s sponsorless playing kits, during the tour of England. The charity foundation…

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Irfan’s 33rd Guinness World Record approved

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

ISLAMABAD (APP): Pakistani martial artist Irfan Mehsood has achieved his 33rd Guinness World Record by setting the latest of the most jumping jacks (81)…

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Fashion & Movies

Jacqueline Fernandez: Dealing with major anxiety these past few weeks

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Jacqueline Fernandez has a perfect body and knows how to slay it through her Instagram posts. She’s a terrific pole dancer…

Veteran Indian actor Jagdeep passes away in Mumbai

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Veteran actor Jagdeep passed away on Wednesday, July 8 in Mumbai. The actor, who was 81-year-old, was fondly known for playing…

Kylie Jenner hits back at allegations of snubbing a black-owned fashion label

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

Monitoring Desk LOS ANGELES: Kylie Jenner was accused of refusing to tag black-owned fashion brand on her Instagram account. The reality TV star, on…

Randeep Hooda cleans the beach amid the COVID-19 pandemic

By The Frontier Post | July 8, 2020

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, actor Randeep Hooda has taken part in a clean-up drive at Versova Beach. On social media,…

Indian actress Deepika Padukone believes that learning comes in any form

By The Frontier Post | July 8, 2020

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Deepika Padukone recently addressed the Class of 2020 during online streaming of their graduation party. She spoke about how she dropped…

‘Devil Went Down to Georgia’ country star Charlie Daniels dies

By The Frontier Post | July 7, 2020

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: Charlie Daniels, a musical force who melded country music and southern rock, showcasing his blistering fiddle skills on hits like…

Science & Technology

75% of UAE firms fall victim to cloud security issues in last year

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: Every organisation’s prime concern would be the security of its data and yet an alarming number of firms have reported public…

Facebook busts deceptive networks tied to Bolsonaro staff, Trump ally

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

Monitoring Desk CALIFORNIA: Facebook has suspended a network of social media accounts it said were used to spread divisive political messages online by employees…

EU’s energy plan backs hydrogen, but NGOs sense ‘hype’

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

Monitoring Desk BRUSSELS: The EU wants to put hydrogen at the centre of its ambition to achieve a carbon neutral Europe by 2050, its…

Zoom rolls out new service

By The Frontier Post | July 8, 2020

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Zoom Video Communications said on Tuesday it launched a hardware subscription service, seeking to make its teleconferencing app more accessible to…

Uber launches grocery delivery in Latin America, Canada with U.S. to follow

By The Frontier Post | July 8, 2020

Monitoring Desk TORONTO: Uber Technologies Inc on Tuesday further expanded delivery offerings, launching an app-based grocery service in several Latin American and Canadian cities,…

Social media giants change policy over Hong Kong’s national security law

By The Frontier Post | July 7, 2020

Monitoring Desk HONG KONG: Popular video snippet-sharing app TikTok will stop operations in Hong Kong, joining other social media companies in warily eyeing ramifications…

Health

WHO sets up panel to review COVID-19

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

Monitoring Desk GENEVA: The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday that it was setting up an independent panel to review its handling of…

Lifesaving drugs not available for CHK patients

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

KARACHI (PPI): Dr Ruth Pfau Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) has suspended the local purchase (LP) of medicines since two weeks, causing a lot of…

UN warns Yemen on brink of famine again

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: War-torn Yemen is once again on the brink of famine as donor funds that averted catastrophe just 18 months ago have…

Asthma drug could help control or treat Alzheimer’s disease

By The Frontier Post | July 8, 2020

Monitoring Desk PHILADELPHIA: A drug used to treat asthma has been shown to help reduce the formation of amyloid beta, a peptide in the…

‘At war time speed’, China leads COVID-19 vaccine race

By The Frontier Post | July 8, 2020

Monitoring Desk SEOUL/SINGAPORE: China is forging ahead in the race to develop a vaccine to help control the COVID-19 pandemic, with Sinovac Biotech’s (SVA.O)…

Scientists say coronavirus is airborne, ask WHO to revise recommendations

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2020

Monitoring Desk NEW YORK: More than 200 scientists have urged the World Health Organisation to revise its recommendations, after evidence that novel coronavirus in…

Travel

UAE to announce unified protocol to receive tourists

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

Monitoring Desk ABU DHABI: A unified protocol to receive international tourists to the UAE is getting ready and will be announced in next two…

Tourism: One of the sectors hardest hit by COVID-19

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: As Dubai opens its doors to foreign tourists, this is as good a time as any to look at the importance…

Tourism activities with Turkey may resume soon, German officials say

By The Frontier Post | July 8, 2020

Monitoring Desk BERLING: Several German officials on Monday said they hope Berlin would soon ease its coronavirus-related travel restrictions for Turkey so tourism activities…

Alacati post lockdown: local tourists start making their way back

By The Frontier Post | July 7, 2020

Monitoring Desk ISTANBUL: As Turkey emerges from lockdown, TRT World speaks to three establishments in the tourist hub of Alacati, Cesme, near Izmir. Managers…

Don’t forget us! Paris tour guides protest outside Louvre

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2020

Monitoring Desk PARIS: Several dozen Paris tour guides wearing masks and holding Mona Lisa portraits protested outside the Louvre museum on Monday for more…

Greece bans entry to Serbians

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2020

Monitoring Desk ATHENS: Greece will not allow Serbian visitors in from July 6 until July 15, the government said on Sunday, as it moved…

Articles

Unity is the only remedy for the malady of Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

Shaukat Hayat Beneri It is to be added for the information of my worthy  readers that  during  the last couple of decades we have…

When is the COVID-19 Vaccine expected?

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

Wazir Zafar Hassan Corona pandemic is considered as the most lethal event after the World Wars. So far more than 11 million people have…

The West furthers its mess in the Middle East

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

Munira Saeed “Success has many fathers, failure is an orphan,” the wise ones say. I will add that failure gets you dumped like a…

Ensuring an efficient justice delivery system

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

Masood Ahmad Khattak As the famous maxim goes, justice delayed is justice denied. Yet the common perception about our civil justice system is one…

Is Modi taking the risk of Nuclear War?

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

Sajjad Shaukat After the World War 11, nuclear weapons were never used, and were only employed as a strategic threat. During the heightened days…

Trump’s Pretermission of the American history

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

Sadia Maryam In 2009, after the fall of Berlin Wall, German Chancellor Angela Markel advised the major governments of the world “to use this…

Editorial

Diplomatic Triumph

By The Frontier Post | September 29, 2019

Prime Minister Imran Khan, in his speech at the 74th session of United Nations General assembly, has thrown the ball in the court of…

Short fall in revenue generation

By The Frontier Post | September 28, 2019

The tax collectors of Inland Revenue Services Department have, as usual, shown far from satisfactory performance in achieving the targets in collection of both…

Agriculture emergency programme

By The Frontier Post | September 28, 2019

Khyber Pukhtunkhwa government has decided to start an ambitious agriculture emergency programme from next month by implementing projects of water conservation and augmentation, increasing…

Hard hitting price spiral

By The Frontier Post | September 27, 2019

The regressive fiscal policy measures are hitting hard common man in the form of accelerated rise in the prices of eatables and life saving…

Countering Islamophobia

By The Frontier Post | September 27, 2019

The Prime Minister Imran Khan once again took bold and candid stance against the western propaganda of linking Islam with terrorism in his address…

Doctors’ strike

By The Frontier Post | September 26, 2019

The dust and mistrust against the enforced MTI Act in government hospitals refuse to go away. Doctors, paramedics and other health staff have once…

Arts and Literature

Ithra display showcases life during lockdown

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: As countries reopen their borders and economies following months of lockdown, many are contemplating their experiences during the pandemic. A new…

Modern Architecture and Climate by Daniel A. Barber

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

Monitoring Desk Modern Architecture and Climate explores how leading architects of the 20th century incorporated climate-mediating strategies into their designs, and shows how regional…

Factory Girls by E. Patricia Tsurumi

By The Frontier Post | July 8, 2020

Monitoring Desk Investigating the enormous contribution made by female textile workers to early industrialization in Meiji Japan, Patricia Tsurumi vividly documents not only their…

Alaaddin Mosque, a Seljuk-era masterpiece famed for its crown gate, intricate decorations

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2020

Monitoring Desk The Alaaddin Mosque, considered to have been built by Alaattin Ali of Karaman, a bey of Karamanids, during the Anatolian Beyliks era…

First Things by Hadley Arkes

By The Frontier Post | July 4, 2020

Monitoring Desk This book restores to us an understanding that was once settled in the “moral sciences:” That there are propositions, in morals and…

Buddha sculpture images to be in Japan school books

By The Frontier Post | July 3, 2020

PESHAWAR (APP): Images of a Buddha’s sculpture being displayed at Peshawar Museum are to be included in school books of Japan, highlighting archaeological importance…