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‘Selected PM can’t get off container’: Bilawal

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that Pakistan needs a leader who can effectively present the country abroad. This he said while sharing his views on Twitter, Bilawal said that it is a pity that selected PM Imran Khan can’t get off his container even when he is…

Incompetent PM should have also told US community about his govt performance: Marriyum

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Senior leader of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N). Marriyum Aurangzeb has said that Prime Minister, Imran Khan should have also told the Pakistani community in United States about incompetent performance of his government, on Monday. Marriyum Aurangzeb this in a reaction after PM Imran addressed Pakistani community in United States.  She said that…

NAB seeks extension in Asif Zardari’s physical remand

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) will seek extension in physical remand of former president Asif Ali Zardari from an accountability court for further investigation into the fake bank accounts case, on Monday. On the other hand, Faryal Talpur’s physical remand has been extended till August 6 for further interrogation into the same…

COAS Bajwa to meet US military leadership in Pentagon

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

F.P. Report WASHINGTON:  Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa will visit Pentagon to have interaction with the military leadership of the United States, said by Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Major General Asif Ghafoor. This he said while talking to media at Pakistan Embassy in Washington, DG ISPR said that…

PM Imran, US President Tump to meet today

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

F.P. Report WASHINGTON: Prime Minister Imran Khan and US President Donald Trump are scheduled to hold talks on cementing Pakistan-US relations in a range of areas, at White House in Washington on Monday. The talks will mark an effort by the two leaders to reset ties between the two countries. It will expand bilateral cooperation…

Return stolen money then leave Pakistan: Imran

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

 Jalil Afridi Washington DC: Prime Minister Imran Khan vowed that those who looted the country have to return the stolen wealth and only then they will be allowed to leave Pakistan or get released from jail. Imran Khan has also created history in America by organizing the largest gathering of expatriates. Imran Khan was addressing…

Global

Sarkozy to stand trial

By The Frontier Post | March 30, 2018

Hajer M’tiri PARIS: Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is set to stand trial on corruption and influence peddling char-ges, according to media rep-orts Thursday citing prosecutors. Sarkozy, who served as president between 2007 and 2012, is accused of using his influence to secure leaked details of an inquiry into alleged irregularities in his 2007 presidential…

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Muslim clerics slam move seeking ban on polygamy

By The Frontier Post | March 30, 2018

Shuriah Niazi NEW DELHI: Many Muslim clerics in India are opposed to the country’s Supreme Court’s decision to examine the legal validity of the practices of polygamy. On Monday, the apex court admitted for hearing the four petitions seeking a ban on the practices of polygamy and other traditions. The court also directed the federal…

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Sisi poised to sweep president poll in Egypt

By The Frontier Post | March 30, 2018

CAIRO (AA): Early indications suggest that incumbent President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will win — overwhelmingly — a second term in office, Egyptian state media reported on Thursday, one day after a three-day presidential election. Egyptian flagship daily Al-Ahram reported that al-Sisi had clinched almost 92 percent of the vote. His competitor, Musa Mustafa Musa, the…

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UK premier vows to deliver successful Brexit

By The Frontier Post | March 30, 2018

Muhammad Mussa LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May embarked on a tour across the U.K. on Thursday, only a year before the Brexit date of March 29, 2019, visiting communities from different regions. She reiterated her pledge of delivering a Brexit which will be a success for everyone and called for unity across the country after…

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Pope refuses to apologize for Canadian school abuses

By The Frontier Post | March 30, 2018

Barry Ellsworth TRENTON: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he is saddened at the pope’s refusal to apologize for the Catholic Church’s substantial role in running notorious Indigenous residential schools. “Obviously I’m disappointed with the Catholic Church’s decision not to apologize for their role in residential schools,” said Trudeau. About 150,000 Indigenous children were taken from…

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Moscow to close US consulate in St. Petersburg

By The Frontier Post | March 30, 2018

Elena Teslova MOSCOW: Russia has decided to close the U.S. consulate in Saint Petersburg and expel “same number of diplomats”, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov announced Thursday. The announcement came after the U.S. and 14 EU member states expelled dozens of Russian diplomats in an orchestrated reaction Monday, over the poisoning of ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal…

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Pakistan

Court extends Faryal Talpur’s physical remand in fake accounts case

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Accountability Court hearing fake accounts case on Monday has extended the physical remand of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Faryal Talpur. According to details, former president Asif Zardari and Faryal Talpur appeared in the accountability court where hearing of the fake accounts case was held. During the hearing, a request for the…

President Alvi summons Senate session on August 1

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMANBAD: President Arif Alvi has summoned the session of senate on August 1 at parliament house. According to notification issued by Senate secretariat, voting on no confidence resolution against Chairman Sadiq Sanjarani would be held in the session. Sanjarani had said that no-confidence motion against the chairman Senate could not be moved in…

‘Epaper’

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

Civil-military leadership on same page: Sarwar

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Governor Punjab Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar has said that political and military leadership are on same page for protection of national interests. Talking to delegation comprising of PTI leader Zubair Niazi and Saqib Sandhu which called on him here Sunday, Ch. Sarwar said that under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan,…

Around 20 development schemes completed: CM Sindh

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said on Sunday that 20 different schemes including Manzil Pump flyover, University Road, Tariq Road, Mosmiyat Road, Hub River Road, Drig Road underpass, bridge at Intersection of Sunset Boulevard and others have been completed at Rs 16.587 billion under the Karachi Package. This he said…

Voters turnout remained 25.01% as low in merged areas polls

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

Farid Shinwari PESHAWAR: As the much-anticipated first-ever provincial assembly polls in newly-merged-districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa came to an end last night where the total voter turnout in 15 constituencies out of 16 was extremely low and declared as 25.01 per cent by Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). As per recent statistics uploaded on website of…

Afghanistan

Afghan forces conduct 103 operations, 27 airstrikes: MoD

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghan forces conducted 103 joint and special operations against the militant groups. The Ministry of Defense in a statement said the security forces conducted 12 joint and 91 special operations to suppress the militant groups. Furthermore, the Afghan Air Force conducted 27 airstrikes to support the ground forces during the operations.…

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22 Taliban, ISIS militants killed in forces raids

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Afghan Special Forces have killed 22 Taliban and ISIS militants during the operations conducted. The informed military sources said Sunday that the Afghan Special Forces conducted an operation in Tagab district of Kapisa, killed 6 Taliban fighters and destroyed a small weapons cache. The sources further added that the Special Forces…

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Car bombing kills 4 people in Afghanistan

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: A massive car bombing in the southeast of Afghanistan targeting a local security officer killed at least four people, an official and local media confirmed on Sunday. The incident took place in Gardez city, capital of Paktia province, located at a distance of less than 150 kilometers (93.2 miles) from the Afghan…

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Afghan citizenship granted to Italian national Alberto

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: President Ashraf Ghani granted Afghan citizenship to Alberto Cairo, an Italian physiotherapist and head of the orthopedics centers of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), to honor his services in Afghanistan, the Presidential Palace said in a statement. Ghani said Cairo in his long-term mission in Afghanistan did a lot…

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Taliban targeted in Kandahar

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

Monitoring Desk KANDAHAR: The US forces conducted an airstrike targeting a large gathering of Taliban militants in Shorabak district of Kandahar. The Kandahar Police Chief Gen. Tadin Khan Achakzai said the US forces targeted the militants shortly after they arrived in their compounds. Gen. Tadin Khan further added that the militants arrived in Gulistan Valley…

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Airstrike targets Taliban in Faryab

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

Monitoring Desk FARYAB: An airstrike targeted a large gathering of Taliban militants in Faryab province of Afghanistan. The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said the security forces conducted the airstrike at around 5 pm local time. The statement further added that the security forces carried out the airstrike in Bulchiragh district. Furthermore, the 209th…

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Business

WB President calls on PM Imran Khan

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

F.P. Report WASHINGTON: Mr. David Malpass, President of the World Bank, called on Prime Minister Imran Khan on 21st July 2019 at the Embassy of Pakistan, Washington. The Prime Minister was assisted by Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Foreign Minister, Dr. Hafeez Shaikh, Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance, Mr. Abdul Razak Dawood, Adviser to…

Mashreq posts Dh1.2 billion H1 net profit

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

DUBAI (Agencies): Mashreq on Sunday posted Dh1.2 billion net profits for the first half of 2019, up 5.2 per cent compared to the same period last year. The bank reported a sharp decline in impairment allowances of 18.2 per cent, year on year. “Mashreq Bank has yet again posted a healthy net profit at the…

Emirates NBD to expand in Saudi Arabia

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: Emirates NBD on Sunday announced plans for further expansion in The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, following approval from SAMA (The Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority) to open 20 additional branches in the Kingdom. Emirates NBD currently operates four full-fledged branches across the Kingdom’s key regions with two branches in Riyadh, a branch in…

Dubai DED issues 2,394 new licences

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

DUBAI (Agencies): The Department of Economic Development (DED) issued 2,394 new licences for various professional, commercial, industrial and tourism activities in June 2019. According to the Business Registration and Licensing (BRL) division of the DED, 58.5 per cent of the new licences were professional, 38.9 per cent commercial, 1.9 per cent related to tourism and…

DWTC economic value placed at Dh13.1 billion

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

DUBAI (Agencies): Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) said on Sunday its net economic value stood at Dh13.1 billion, creating a positive impact of 3.3 per cent of the city’s GDP in 2018. Events at DWTC generated total economic value of Dh23 billion with a high Dh13.1 billion retained within Dubai’s GDP, representing an impressive leakage…

Rice valuing $2.96 billion exported, grew by 1.6%

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Rice exports from the county during preceding financial year witnessed about1.6%  growth as compared the exports of the corresponding period of last year. During the period from July-June, 2018-19 bout 4,104,983 metric tons of rice worth US$2.096 billion exported as compared the exports of 4,096,446 metric tons valuing US$ 2.035 billion of…

Sports

Wood eyes Ashes role

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

LONDON (Agencies): England paceman Mark Wood has set his sights on recovering from injury in time to play a role in the Ashes against Australia. Wood will be out for up to six weeks after suffering a side strain during last Sunday’s historic World Cup final victory over New Zealand. The 29-year-old won’t play in…

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Chou Tien-chen of Taiwan wins

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

Jakarta (Agencies): Taiwan shuttler Chou Tien-chen won the men’s singles at the Indonesia Open badminton tournament Sunday, his first title in a Super 1000 level event. The world number three became the first Taiwanese to win the title at the Indonesia Open, after defeating Denmark’s Anders Antonsen 21-18, 24-26, 21-15 in 91 minutes. “It was…

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HBL PSL franchises hesitant to deposit bank guarantee for next season

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

Monitoring Desk LAHORE: The HBL Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchises are reluctant to deposit bank guarantee for the next edition of the tournament. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had sent two letters to franchises regarding bank guarantee, however the franchises didn’t pay any heed to them. PSL franchises have reservations on several issues which will…

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Bale close to leaving Real Madrid, says Zidane

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

MADRID (Agencies): Forward Gareth Bale’s tenure with Real Madrid could come to an end in a matter of days after manager Zinedine Zidane said the club were working on offloading the Welsh international. Bale, 30, has won four Champions League titles since joining Madrid from Tottenham Hotspur in 2013 for a then world record 100…

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KRL stun Karachi United 3-0, NBP-Police play 2-2 draw in 28th National Football Challenge Cup

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2019

PESHAWAR (APP): Khan Research Lab (KRL) stunned Karachi United by 3-0 while National Bank and Police play a 2-2 draw on the second day of the ongoing 28th National Football Challenge Cup being played here at lush green Tehmas Khan Football Stadium on Sunday. There were hundreds of football spectators who turned up and witnessed…

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Cricket World Cup final umpire admits ‘error’

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2019

LONDON (Agencies): The umpire who awarded England six runs from a freak overthrow in the last over of the World Cup final has admitted he made an “error” and should have given one run fewer, a report said Sunday. A throw to the stumps deflected off the bat of a diving Ben Stokes as he…

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Fashion & Movies

Anushka Sharma announces her next project

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

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

Super 30 to join 100 crore club

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

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

Shilpa Shetty all set to make a comeback on big screen

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Shilpa Shetty is all set to make a comeback on the big screen after a gap of twelve years. The actress was last seen in Dharmendra, Sunny and Bobby Deol starrer Apne (2007). Before jetting off on a holiday with family, Shilpa has green lit filmmaker Aziz Mirza’s son Haroon directorial debut…

Malaika Arora likely to replace Kareena Kapoor Khan as judge on her TV show

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: As KareenaKapoor Khan is busy shooting for her film Angrezi Medium in London, the actress is not able to give time to her television show back home. Last time, because of her packed schedules, it was her sister KarismaKapoor, who filled in for Bebo. Looks like this time it’s going to be…

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…

Science & Technology

Google bans Chinese App developer from Play Store

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

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

Virgin Orbit to launch small satellites for UK’s RAF

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2019

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

Get ready for improved, redesigned Twitter.com

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2019

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

Russian CEO denies FaceApp faces privacy concerns

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2019

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

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…

Health

Memory loss in old age could lead to loss of hearing

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

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

Air pollution might raise risk of death and heart diseases

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2019

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

1,700 killed by Ebolain DR Congo: Africa CDC

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2019

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

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…

Travel

Italy ‘overtakes France in tourism stakes’

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

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

Dominican Republic officials announce new safety measures to ease tourists fear

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2019

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

Govt in touch with reputed firms for promoting tourism in GB

By The Frontier Post | July 19, 2019

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

Italy rail group incorporates development of tourism into its industrial plan

By The Frontier Post | July 18, 2019

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

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…

Articles

The US’s ‘S-400’ dilemma!

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

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

Will migrant children in the US watch Toy Story?

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

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

Anxiety in India over Afghan peace process

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2019

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

Greek economic renaissance could benefit Arab world

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2019

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

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…

Editorial

DI Khan attacks

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

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

Another milestone

By The Frontier Post | July 22, 2019

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

Greylisting versus IMF programme

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2019

One of the major conditions attached to $ 6 billion loan programme of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is the implementation of 27 points action plan of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to get off Pakistan from the greylist by September this year. Speaking at a policy symposium at Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Resident…

Self reliance in defense production

By The Frontier Post | July 21, 2019

Addressing two day National Seminar on “Defense Production, Security through Self Reliance”, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa underscored the need for closer and active public-private partnership to make the defense goods manufacturing industry vibrant, self reliant and self sustained. The COAS vividly highlighted the rationale and inevitability of induction and indegenisation of…

Piecemeal release of funds

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2019

Khyber Pukhtunkhwa government has decided to release 25 percent funds to the line departments in the first quarter of current fiscal year for the implementation of development schemes. Previously 50 percent funds used to be released in the first quarter of each fiscal year. This year the release of more funds will be subject to…

Forex surge

By The Frontier Post | July 20, 2019

The data released by the state Bank of Pakistan shows 12.9 percent increase to $8 billion in foreign currency reserves. The Forex held by the private banks are $7 billion plus. But the depreciation of local currency continues against the US dollar and other foreign currencies of international trade. The surge in the foreign currency…

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…