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Pakistan to continue to support Kashmiris in their freedom struggle: Firdous

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan has said that Pakistan will continue to support the Kashmiri people in their freedom struggle and will raise voice for them on every forum, on Tuesday. She said this in a series of tweets, Awan spoke on the United…

PM Imran Khan to preside over federal cabinet meeting today

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday (today) will chair the federal cabinet meeting in Islamabad. The meeting will discuss nine-point agenda including Kashmir conflict. According to reports, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi will brief the cabinet on progress so far made on the Kashmir issue while the situation after the UNSC session…

President Trump urges PM Imran, Modi to reduce Kashmir tensions

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: United States President Donald Trump has telephoned Pakistani and Indian Prime Ministers Imran Khan and Narendra Modi respectively and urged them to reduce the Kashmir tensions, on Tuesday. In a tweet, US President Trump called Imran and Modi his good friends and told that a discussion was held on the ‘tough situation’…

High flood in River Sutlej likely from today

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: The Flood Forecasting Division (FFD) Lahore on Monday said the River Sutlej at Ganda Singh Wala was likely to attain medium flood Level with water discharge of 80,000 to 90,000 cusecs with sharp peak upto 150,000 cusecs (high flood level) on August 20 and 21. The River Sutlej was also likely to…

People flout curfew, stage protests in IOK

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people flouting curfew and other restrictions took to streets, at least, at 47 places across the territory and staged protest demonstrations against illegal Indian occupation and the abrogation of Article 370 by the Indian government. Scores of people including a girl and little child were injured when…

Pakistan says Afghan peace spoilers in desperation mode

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday strongly condemned fresh spate of bomb blasts in Afghanistan’s Jalalabad city, saying the cowardly attacks manifested “desperation of terrorist outfits and spoilers as hopes for peace, stability and national unity grew stronger”. A series of explosions took place at restaurants and public squares in different parts of Jalalabad as…

Global

US: Anti-fascist group might be labelled ‘terror group’

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: U.S. President Donald Trump said his administration is giving “major consideration” for listing the U.S.-based Antifa, short for “anti-fascists”, a domestic terror group. “Major consideration is being given to naming ANTIFA an ‘ORGANIZATION OF TERROR.’,” Trump said in a tweet on Sunday and warned the officials at the city of Portland, the…

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Bomb explodes after police ‘lured’ to scene in Northern Ireland

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk DUBLIN: Dissident Irish republicans in Northern Ireland have mounted a low-profile bombing campaign against the security forces for a number of years. Experts say they are trying to take advantage of the Irish border situation amid uncertainty about Brexit. Several police officers survived without injury after a bomb exploded in Northern Ireland on…

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Riots flare in Indonesia after ‘racist’ student attack

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk JAKARTA: Riots broke out in eastern Indonesia on Monday following a racist attack on Papuan students in their dormitory. Protesters in Manokwari city of West Papua province blocked roads, burned tires, damaged a number of public facilities and burned down the parliament building. On Sunday, a dormitory lodging Papuan students in Surabaya city…

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Aden standoff delays Saudi summit intended to forge new Yemen govt

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk ADEN: The refusal of Yemeni southern separatists to hand back control of Aden port has delayed a summit in Saudi Arabia that is due to discuss reshuffling Yemen’s ousted government to include the separatists and end the stand-off, three Yemeni sources said. Saudi Arabia called for the meeting after the separatist forces on…

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US tests cruise missile banned by INF treaty

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) came to an end on 2 August after the United States repeatedly accused Russia of breaching the accord, a claim denied by Moscow. The missile test was conducted on 18 August at 2:30 p.m. PDT (9:30 p.m. GMT) from San Nicolas Island, California, and the Pentagon…

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‘EpaperAmerica’

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019
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Pakistan

PPP, PML- N ditched Fazal ur Rehman on APC: Firdous

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Monday said Pakistan People’s Party and Pakistan Muslim League- Nawaz, have once again ditched Maulana Fazalur Rehman. In a tweet, she said that All-Party Conference of the opposition, called by  Fazalur Rehman, has flopped due to back-pain of…

CM directs crackdown against professional beggars

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan on Monday directed the authorities concerned to initiate crackdown against professional beggars in the province adding that beggars have flooded the provincial capital. While briefing the Chief Minister on the steps taken for welfare of citizens, Secretary Social Welfare clarified that 17914 shelter less people have…

Pesco turns ‘Stray Dog’ into ‘Celebrity’

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

Sabir Shah Hoti PESHAWAR: Peshawar Electric Supply Company (Pesco) has sent a click of ‘Dog’ in place of ‘Power consumption reading’ to a consumer of Najeeb Talab Akora Mera area of Nowshera district. The resident identified, Muhammad Amin, with reference no. 1726234 0113203, has received an electricity bill from Akora Khattak Sub-division of Nowshera Cantt…

‘Epaper’

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

Yousafzai stresses for collective efforts to curb children harassment incidents

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

F.P. Report MARDAN: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Provincial Minister for Information, ShaukatYousafzai has stressed for collective efforts to curb incidents of children’s harassment and torture in society. He visited to Mardan district and met family members of four years-old baby girl who was barbarically killed after sexually assault and physically torture by unknown killers in JanbazNarray locality…

Police arrests two dreaded outlaws

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

F.P. Report LAKKI MARWAT: Police claimed to have arrested two dreaded outlaws in Sulemankhel locality and seized assault rifles and bullets from them. “After receiving credible information about movements of a proclaimed offender Amanullah and his facilitator Abdullah DPO Qasim Ali Khan formed a special team and tasked it to ensure their arrest”, said an…

Afghanistan

Reflections on King Amanullah’s reforms legacy

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: King Amanullah of Afghanistan provided peerless leadership in addressing the socio-economic challenges of his time through undertaking a wide range of economic, political and social reforms in the country. However, his efforts for the socio-economic transformation of the conservative Afghan society draw serious backlash from his critics and those opposing modernism in…

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Amani era’s changes to edu system

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

KABUL (Agencies): Amani era was the beginning of modernization of Afghanistan. Education system in Afghanistan had experienced progress and many challenges. Talking on development of education system in Amani era, the Rector of ShaheedBurhanuddinRabbani Educational University Dr. ZabihullahAssadi said, Ghazi King Amanullah Khan visited European countries and decided to bring new changes in education system…

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Four Taliban, ISIS killed, detained in operations

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The security forces conducted separate operations in Kabul in the past 24 hours killing or detaining 4 Taliban and ISIS militants. The military officials said the Special Forces arrested an ISIS-K militant during a patrol in DehSabz district of Kabul. The officials further added that the Special Forces also destroyed a small…

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Mujahideen, shields for the oppressed nation

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

F.P. Report KABUL: From the very beginning the Islamic Emirate has prioritized defending the rights of its oppressed nation. The Islamic Emirate’s Mujahideen have maintained high morale throughout their struggle against the foreign invaders and their quislings, while their continuous sacrifices of life and blood in defense of Islamic values has become a great addition…

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Nine Taliban killed in AAF airstrikes

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk GHAZNI: The Afghan Air Force conducted airstrikes in Logar and Ghazni provinces killing at least 9 Taliban militants. The 203rd Thunder Corps said in a statement that the Afghan Air Force conducted an airstrike in the vicinity of Pul-e Alam district in Logar. The statement further added that the airstrike killed at least…

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Statement of Islamic Emirate regarding 100th Anniversary of Independence

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

F.P. Report KABUL: Exactly one hundred years earlier (28th Assad 1298), the righteous Mujahid Afghan nation won independence of their beloved homeland (Afghanistan) from the English imperialists and forced them to officially recognize the sovereignty of Afghanistan. The Afghan Mujahid nation – under the leadership and with the fatwa of noble scholars and spiritual guides…

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Business

US grants Huawei another 90 days to buy from American suppliers

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Monday the US government will extend a reprieve given to Huawei Technologies that permits the Chinese firm to buy supplies from US companies so that it can service existing customers, even as nearly 50 of its units were being added to a US economic blacklist.…

Pakistan trade balance improves by 19 per cent

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan trade balance has improved by 19 percent, with trade deficit also declining from US$ 37.6 billion to US$ 30.6 billion in the last one year. The country’s exports remained stable at around $23 billion and exports were also protected from external shocks from regional geo-political uncertainty in the wake of Pulwama…

EU’s annual inflation at 1.4% in July

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk ISTANBUL: Consumer prices in the European Union soared by 1.4% year-on-year in July, the union’s statistical authority announced Monday. Eurostat said the 28-member bloc’s annual inflation rate was 1.6% in June and 2.2% in July a year earlier. Compared to the previous month, 15 member states performed drop in annual inflation, while the…

Eurozone posts $20.5b current account surplus

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk ISTANBUL: The European Central Bank announced that the eurozone saw a current account surplus of €18 billion ($20.5 billion) in June. Current account surplus was €30 billion ($33.3 billion) in May and €24 billion ($27.8 billion) in June a year earlier, according to official figures. Meanwhile, the current account posted a surplus of…

SBP reports 13% decline in vegetable goods’ imports

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The imports of vegetable products into the country decreased by 13.20 percent during the financial year 2018-19 as compared to the corresponding period of last year, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) reported. The vegetable product imports into the country during July-June (2018-19) were recorded at $2475.547 million against the import of $2852.307…

Dollar sheds 05 paisa in interbank, closes at Rs158.61

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The exchange rate of dollar dropped by 05 paisa in interbank and was traded at Rs158.61 as compared with the last closing at Rs158.66, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) reported on Monday. However according to Forex Association of Pakistan, the buying and selling rates of dollar in open market were recorded at…

Sports

Marathon man Medvedev beats Goffin for Cincinnati crown

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

CINCINNATI (Agencies): Russian Daniil Medvedev survived cramps and tantrum where he cracked a racquet to clinch his first Masters 1000 title on Sunday with a 7-6(3) 6-4 win over David Goffin in the final of the Cincinnati Masters. Medvedev saved two breaks points while serving for the match at 5-4 in the second set before…

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Sharjeel admits role in spot-fixing scandal

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk LAHORE: Pakistan’s left-handed batsman Sharjeel Khan has finally admitted to his role in the spot-fixing scandal that rocked the Pakistan Super League (PSL) in 2017 and resulted in a five-year ban. According to a press release by the PCB, a meeting took place with Sharjeel Khan and a roadmap for his re-entry into…

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Anderson left out as England name unchanged squad for third test

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

LONDON (Agencies): England have named an unchanged 12-man squad for the third Ashes test against Australia starting on Thursday, with recovering seamer James Anderson set to play for Lancashire’s second XI to step up his rehabilitation. Anderson, who is recuperating from a right calf injury, will feature against Leicestershire in a three-day friendly match starting…

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Bayern Munich sign Coutinho on loan from Barcelona

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

Barcelona (Agencies): Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich have signed Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho on loan for the season, the two clubs confirmed on Monday, with the player hoping for better times than at his previous team. Bayern will pay a loan fee of 8.5 million euros (7.8 million pounds) and pay his wages. They have the…

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Thomas holds on to win BMW Championship

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

MEDINAH (Agencies): Justin Thomas faltered in the final round at the BMW Championship on Sunday but held on for an ultimately comfortable three-stroke victory at Medinah in suburban Chicago. He carded a closing four-under 68 to finish on a 25-under-par total of 263, while fellow American Patrick Cantlay shot a 65 for second place on…

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Keys claims Cincinnati title over Kuznetsova

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

CINCINNATI (Agencies): American Madison Keys overcame late leads by Svetlana Kuznetsova in both sets to defeat the Russian for the Cincinnati Masters title on Sunday. The confidence-boosting 7-5 7-6(5) victory sent Keys into the U.S. Open later this month as the world’s number 10 ranked player. “If you told me a week ago this is…

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Fashion & Movies

Batla House remains steady at the box-office

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: John Abraham starrer Batla House released on Independence Day and pulled a big crowd on day one itself. The film opened with Rs. 15.55 crores at the box-office and is having a promising run at the theatres. Keeping up with a steady start, Batla House collected Rs. 10.90 crores on its first…

Taylor Swift heading for 14th UK Top 10 single with Lover

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk LONDON: The Official Chart, First Look, which is broadcast on BBC Radio 1 today between 6pm – 7pm, offers a first glance of the Top 20 ahead of Friday’s Official Singles Chart Top 100. The chart is based on preliminary sales and early streaming reports. Here’s how the week is shaping up so…

Dance parties return to Baghdad

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk BAGHDAD: Members of rival Iraqi biker gangs, clad in studded leather and black berets, burst out of their semi-circles to break dance, their tattoo-covered arms waving neon glowsticks. The Mongols Motorcycle Club dance circle was one of several at the Riot Gear Summer Rush event, a car show and concert held at a…

Shouldn’t troll those accused in harassment case, says Richa Chadha

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Actress Richa Chadha has said that people shouldn’t troll or abuse a person who is accused in a sexual harassment case on social media platforms till the time that person isn’t proved guilty or innocent. Richa was interacting with the media at the trailer launch of “Section 375” along with actors…

Nushrat Bharucha wants to do a thriller after Dream Girl

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk NEW DELHI: Nushrat Barucha, who will be seen in the upcoming film Dream Girl co-starring Ayushmann Khurrana, talks about her future projects. The actress says that she wants to do a thriller movie. Known for her girl-next-door roles in films like Pyaar Ka Punchnama and Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety, actress Nushrat Bharucha…

Nusrat remembered on 22nd death anniversary

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: The world renowned Pakistani musician and Qawwali singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was remembered on his 22nd death anniversary on Friday. Born on October 13‚ 1948 in Faisalabad, the legend Qawwali singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan was the fifth child and first son of Fateh Ali Khan, a musician, vocalist, instrumentalist and…

Science & Technology

NASA installs rock-sampling toolkit on Mars 2020 rover

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk CALIFRONIA: NASA continues work on its Mars 2020 rover, a vehicle that will be launched on its mission to the Red Planet next summer. Ahead of that launch, the space agency says its scientists are working hard to ensure the rover is ready to land and acquire samples from the planet’s surface that’ll…

Huawei P Smart Pro major specs spilled online

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: The Huawei Nova 5T was spotted on Android Enterprise website yesterday. However, Huawei is also working on a similar smartphone named Huawei P smart Pro which has also now popped up there, revealing its official name along with some other information. The front panel of the P smart Pro is visible in…

Facebook extends Instagram AR feature

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk CALIFORNIA: Facebook opened its Spark AR platform to the public on Instagram, enabling users to create and publish custom AR special effects, and reportedly pitching the company head-to-head against Snapchat’s Lenses feature. Instagram first rolled out AR effects in May 2018, and Facebook said more than 1 billion people have used Spark AR-powered…

Steroid-tools-based social media affecting domestic value-bonds

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: In the cyber world of modern steroid technology, Internet is playing a pivotal role in constructing human life, but, at the same time, deteriorating the social lives of the individuals through breaking domestic and social value-bonds and standings of society. The social media is one of the largest modern-day facility provider tool.…

Sub-Saharan Africa’s future linked to technology

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2019

Monitoring Desk KIGALI: Sub-Saharan Africa’s future is intertwined with technology, which offers great promise for the region’s growth and development across all economic sectors. At least 239 million people across the region were connected to the internet by the end of 2018, according to a recent report by the Global System for Mobile Communications Association…

UN probing 35 North Korean cyberattacks

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2019

Monitoring Desk UNITED NATIONS: UN experts say they are investigating at least 35 instances in 17 countries of North Koreans using cyberattacks to illegally raise money for weapons of mass destruction programs and they are calling for sanctions against ships providing gasoline and diesel to the country. Last week, The Associated Press quoted a summary…

Health

Health Minister directs to start anti-polio awareness campaign

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Provincial Health Minister Dr. Hasham Inamulah Khan Monday directed entire District Health Officers (DHOs) to take effective measures for prevention of crippling polio disease and should initiate awareness campaigns in their respective areas. He was issued these directives while presiding over a meeting of health department held here. He has also been…

Measles kill more people in DR Congo than Ebola

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

Monitoring Desk DR CPONGO: Measles has killed 2,758 people in DR Congo since January, more than the Ebola epidemic in a year, medical NGO Doctors Without Borders said, and called Saturday for a “massive mobilisation of funds.” The disease, preventable with a vaccine, has infected over 145,000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo between…

Machine learning reveals links between genetic factors and behavior

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk UTAH: Researchers at the University of Utah Health have used machine learning to start making links between seemingly instinctive, random behaviors and the genetic factors that shape such behaviors. Using machine learning to study mice with differences in their genetics and age, the team found that these differences influenced the behavioral sequences the…

Eating more plant-based foods may be linked to better heart health

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Eating mostly plant-based foods and fewer animal-based foods may be linked to better heart health and a lower risk of dying from a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular disease according to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American…

Replacing red meat with poultry may decrease breast cancer risk, study finds

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2019

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Eating poultry instead of red meat may reduce breast cancer risk in women by more than a quarter, a new study suggests. A group of researchers from the U.S. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences conducted research among 42,012 women over seven and a half years, observing the types of meat they…

Do not eat excessive meat on Eid ul Azha, doctors warn

By The Frontier Post | August 14, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Doctors have warned that meat lovers can fall prey to several diseases during Eid ul Azha if they eat excessive amounts of meat as doing so can cause diarrhea, vomiting, high blood pressure and excess uric acid in the body. Doctors have recommended that people should be wary of eating large quantity…

Travel

Quintana Roo boasts Sargassum free beaches

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk MEXICO: Just days after experts in Quintana Roo, Mexico projected the region would be spared by nagging sargassum seaweed this month, the state’s governor has deemed beaches in places like Cancun clean and free of the smelly algae. Quintana Roo Governor Carlos Joaquin Gonzalez applauded President Lopez Obrador and recent efforts by the…

Plan being devised for promotion of tourism

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

F.P. Report MULTAN: Commissioner Multan division Iftikhar Sahu has said that a plan is being devised for promotion of tourism as per the vision of Prime Minister. He directed the officials concerned to take steps for restoration of recreational places of the city for Multanites. The Commissioner expressed these views during his visit to Fort…

Turkey: Tourism booms during Eid holidays

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk ISTANBUL: Turkey’s resort towns saw a 100 percent occupancy rate with the Eid al-Adha holiday, including the southern province of Antalya and Aegean province of Muğla, the top two favorite destinations of both domestic and foreign tourists. “We had a great Eid al-Adha holiday as a country. We projected 5.5 million citizens to…

Turkey tourism revives since freedom from ISIL

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2019

Monitoring Desk ISTANBUL: Turkey’s government is encouraging tourists to visit an ancient city which was controlled by fighters of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) group, not so long ago. The ancient city of Karkamesh straddles the Turkey-Syria border. The extensive ruins on the Syrian side of the border were…

Indonesia hopes to develop more tourism sites

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2019

Monitoring Desk YOGYAKARTA: Hundreds of tourists, many of them young Westerners, sat on gray stone steps atop the world’s largest Buddhist temple, occasionally checking cellphones or whispering to each other as they waited for daylight. Sunrise wasn’t spectacular on that recent summer day. But even an ordinary dawn at Borobudur Temple — nine stone tiers…

HK protests: How badly has tourism been affected?

By The Frontier Post | August 10, 2019

Monitoring Desk HONG KONG: Protesters in Hong Kong have begun a three-day sit-in at the city’s international airport – a day after the US warned citizens to “exercise increased caution” when travelling there. Several other nations – including Australia, the UK, Ireland, Singapore and Japan – have also issued heightened travel advisories over what the…

Articles

Kashmir conflict now a global concern

By The Frontier Post | August 20, 2019

Iqbal Khan BJP governments have always ditched India on its vital national interests. Its first Prime Minister AB Vajpayee took the fateful decision of India’s overt nuclearisation. Without such a folly, Pakistan’s nuclear weapon programme could not have seen the light of the day.  And now BJP’s second Prime Minister NarendraModi has gifted to Pakistan…

Role of opposition in a democratic setup

By The Frontier Post | August 19, 2019

Asmat Shah Garwaki As history depicts, Hujras (guesthouses) in Pashtun-dominated areas have been playing a highly significant role to keep people abreast of day to day events, national and even international developments. Hujra is common gathering place in a village where people get together after evening till late night, sipping green tea and exchanging views…

Message behind release of Iranian oil tanker

By The Frontier Post | August 18, 2019

Mohammad Ghaderi The Gibraltar court ordered the Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 to be released. The tanker was seized by the British Royal Marines about a month ago.  This verdict was the ending of an elaborate game designed by John Bolton National Security Advisor of the United States and Mike Pompeo, carried out by the…

Turkey-China relations and beyond

By The Frontier Post | August 17, 2019

Muhammet Ali Guler Official relations between Turkey and China began in 1971, and from that time, they have seen ups and downs. Over the last decade, however, relations have seen observable improvements, mainly in the political, economic and cultural fields. In the political domain, the leaders of the two sides have advocated stable discourse and…

Mind Mapping the Money Laundering regime in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | August 16, 2019

Shahid Ilyas Khan Money laundering is one of the most complex form of all white collar crimes. It is rightly called the ‘’Dirty money’’ as it has far reaching negative effect upon the economy of any country. In Pakistan this phenomenon has been increasing at an alarming speed due to the ill gotten money which…

Pakistan Must Act: Swiftly and Smartly!

By The Frontier Post | August 15, 2019

Iqbal Khan Cardinal question for the moment is: Will NarendraModi’spremediated triggering of crisis in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK) snowball enough to incite and invoke US led intervention by the UN to throw up a win-win solution for one of the oldest disputes on the UN agenda? Presumably, Modi initiated the process on side-lines of recent…

Editorial

Violating fiscal discipline

By The Frontier Post | November 30, 2017

The federal government has turned a deaf ear to the World Bank warning to address the macro-economic imbalances and resort to tight fiscal discipline to successfully meet its external obligations and avoid the risk of enormously mounting debt burden. But it has gone for upward revision of budget deficit. The government has now admitted that…

Crying over spilt milk

By The Frontier Post | November 29, 2017

People of the country have heaved a sigh of relief over the end of sit-in at Faizabad Interchange and protest across the country. But the federal government and government of Punjab seem to be disillusioned and frustrated over the amicable resolution of the most sensitive issue purposely ignited by the government itself and then did…

Ordeal is over

By The Frontier Post | November 28, 2017

Leader of Tehrik-i- Labaik Ya Rasool Allah (TLY) has announced calling of the sit in at Faizabad Interchange paralyzing the Federal Capital Islamabad for about three weeks. The government agreed to accept the demands of TLY and with the resignation of Law Minister Zahid Hamid first demand has been fulfilled. The demands pertaining to make…

Inevitable Sanity

By The Frontier Post | November 27, 2017

The tough resistance put up by the protestors of three religious parties Tehrik-i- Khatm-i-Nabuwwat, (TKN), Tehrik-i- Labaik Ya Rasool Allah (TLY), and Sunni Tehrik (ST) at Faizabad Interchange and the ensuing blowback, compelled the federal government to suspend the operation to end their three weeks long sit-in. Roughly 8,500 Elite Police and paramilitary troops in…

Gems of police

By The Frontier Post | November 26, 2017

Another brilliant and outstanding police officer of Khyber Pukhtunkhwa embraced martyrdom in the line of duty. Additional Inspector General (AIG) Ashraf Noor was martyred in suicide blast targeting his vehicle near Zarghoni Mosque in Phase 2 of Hayatabad Township, Peshawar. The suicide attacker on motorbike rammed into police vehicle, carrying the Assistant Inspector General and…

Oil exploration, an anemic snail

By The Frontier Post | November 25, 2017

Addressing the concluding ceremony of Technical Conference, Prime Minster Shahid Khaqan Abbasi urged the foreign companies to avail the oil exploration opportunities in Pakistan. He said security situation has changed altogether. He claimed that after the improvement of law and order situation, various areas were now open for exploration which was unsafe in the past.…

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…