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Money laundering case: Sharif’s front man Mushtaq Chini records his statement before magistrate

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Muhammad Mushtaq alias ‘Chini’, alleged front man of Punjab Assembly’s opposition leader Hamza and his brother Salman Shehbaz recorded his statement before the judicial magistrate in money laundering case, on Monday According to details, Mushtaq and his son Yasir’s statements were recorded under section 164 before the judicial magistrate. Earlier, Chini had…

Park lane case: IHC to hear Zardari’s bail plea today

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) will resume hearing of by former president Asif Ali Zardari bail application in the Park Lane Company investigation, on Monday (today). According to details, a two-member bench comprising of Justice Aamer Farooq and Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kiyani are scheduled to hear the bail plea. The National Accountability…

PM Imran to chair federal cabinet meeting on Tuesday

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will chair a federal cabinet meeting on Tuesday at the Prime Minister office in Islamabad. According to reports, Prime Minister Imran Khan will brief the cabinet members on agreements reached at the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) meeting as well as hid meetings with various world leaders. The cabinet…

US dollar continues its upward trajectory against rupee in open market

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: The US dollar continues to gain strength against the Pakistani rupee in the open market on Monday as it soars by Rs1.16 paisas. According to details, the US dollar is being traded at Rs157 in the open market at the start of the trading week. Earlier on June 14, the worth of…

Indian forces martyr two more Kashmiri youth in occupied Kashmir

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk SRINAGAR: Indian forces martyred two more Kashmiri youth in Islamabad district of Indian occupied Kashmir on Monday. According to Kashmir Media Service reports, the youth were martyred by Indian occupied forces during a violent cordon and search operation at Bidoora-Achabal in Islamabad district, The Indian forces cordoned off the area before launching the…

Karachi: Two policemen killed in armed attack

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: As many as two policemen were killed when unidentified gunmen opened fire on Monday at them in Orangi Town area of Karachi. According to reports, the police personnel were on their way on a motorbike to report for duty when they were attacked by four gunmen  who were riding two motorcycles. Upon…

Global

India: Encephalitis death toll reaches 83

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019

CHANDIGARH, India (AA): The death toll due to suspected acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) in an east Indian state rose from 64 last Thursday to 83 on Sunday, officials said. “Most of the victims are children, and the cases have been reported from various areas,” Dr. Shailesh Prasad Singh, a senior health official in Muzaffarpur in…

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‘EpaperAmerica’

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019
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Russia ready to organize Putin-Trump meeting, US sends no signals – Kremlin

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019

VLADIVOSTOK (Sputnik): Moscow is ready to organise a meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump even on the eve of the G20 summit in Japan, but there are no any relevant signals from the US in this regard, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Sunday. “This can be done even on…

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Sarraj unveils ‘initiative’ to end Libyan ‘crisis’

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019

TRIPOLI (Agencies): The head of Libya’s internationally recognised Government of National Accord announced on Sunday a new political initiative and elections in a bid to move the conflict-wracked country beyond eight years of chaos. “I present today a political initiative for a way out of crisis… (involving) simultaneous presidential and legislative elections before the end…

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Larijani: US resorted to tanker attacks after sanctions failure

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019

TEHRAN (IRNA): Iranian Parliament speaker Ali Larijani said on Sunday that US has resorted to tanker attacks after failure of its harsh sanctions on Iran. Addressing Majlis on Sunday, Ali Larijani said it seems that attacks on oil tankers happened due to the fact that they got nothing from their harsh sanctions. Citing a US…

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Massive power outage hits parts of Latin America

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019

BUENOS AIRES (DPA): Large parts of Latin America were hit by a massive power outage early on Sunday, leaving millions without electricity and bringing public transport in Argentina’s capital to a halt. Uruguayan energy company UTE said a malfunction at 7:06 am (1006 GMT) in the Argentinian network had left the entire country without service.…

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Pakistan

Seven more children die due to malnutrition in Thar

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019

F.P. Report THAR: As many as seven children died due to malnutrition and various other diseases here in the district’s Civil Hospital Mithi, on Sunday. According to reports, the ages of the deceased children were between two days and three years and they died in the past 24 hours. The latest seven deaths bring the…

Another polio case surfaces in Bannu

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Another polio case was reported in Bannu district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. According to Health Ministry, the poliovirus had been confirmed in a 1.5-year-old boy in Bannu area of KP, bringing the total number of polio cases in the country to 24 this year. Reports added that samples of the child were sent…

Public deceived in name of development during last 10 years: Buzdar

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar said that the wrong policies of the previous government have brought irreparable loss to Pakistan. Despite the worst economic conditions inherited, our government has opted concrete measures for economic improvement. Current budget of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf will be an important milestone for the completion of promises made…

‘Epaper’

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019

Anti-polio drive in Sindh from today

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: Around 5.5 million children of under-five years of age from across Sindh will be vaccinated against polio virus in Sindh during a campaign, starting from Monday. The campaign will continue for a week in all six districts of Karachi, home to around 2.4 million children up to age of five years, however,…

Sherpao asks KP govt to lift curfew in NW

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Qaumi Watan Party (QWP) Chairman Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao on Sunday asked the provincial government to lift curfew in North Waziristan immediately as it was adding to the problems of the local population. In a statement issued from Watan Kor, he said that the people in North Waziristan could not do their…

Afghanistan

200 families benefited from drinking water

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019

KABUL (Agencies): The Digging of a drinking water well was completed in Kunduz province and more than 200 families got drinking water. According to national citizenship program of rural rehabilitation and development ministry to this news agency, the drinking water well was drilled from budget of national citizenship program of rural rehabilitation and development ministry…

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Rahmani vows to defend his election as Speaker

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Mir Rahman Rahmani, an MP from Parwan province, who was declared as the new speaker of Afghanistan’s parliament after controversial voting in May, vows not to step down from his post despite his critics say he has not secured the required votes for the post. On May 18, there were 247 MPs…

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Foodstuffs distributed to more than 600 deserved families

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019

KANDAHAR (Agencies): Foodstuffs distributed to more than 600 deserved families in Kandahar province of Afghanistan. The foodstuffs included rice, flour, salt and bean were provided by World Food Organization (WFO). Kandahar media office with releasing a statement told reporters, in this round, the foodstuffs were distributed to 600 deserved families. Most of these families live…

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May 31st car bombing in Kabul city instigated by Iran

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said Iran instigated the May 31st car bombing in Kabul city. Speaking to reporters in Washington, Pompeo talked about a series of attacks which took place from 22nd of April to 14th of June in strait of Hormuz, Baghdad and Kabul. He said “On May…

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Airstrikes kill 5 Taliban, Special Forces detain three

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk HELMAND: A series of airstrikes killed 7 Taliban fighters in Helmand province in South of Afghanistan. The Afghan Special Forces arrested 3 Taliban fighters during a separate operation in this province. The informed military officials said Sunday that the Special Forces arrested the Taliban fighters in Nahr-e-Saraj district. The Special Forces also destroyed…

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Up to $5b smuggled to Iran from Afghanistan in 2018

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: A senior official has confirmed up to US$ 5 billion were smuggled to Iran from Afghanistan during the year 2018. The official speaking on the condition of anonymity has told BBC’s Afghanistan service that the US Dollars are being smuggled through official channels. The official further added that the authorities have received…

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Business

Rs.969m for computerization of National Savings project allocated

By The Frontier Post | February 6, 2018

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Finance and Revenue has allocated Rs. 969.57 million for the completion of third phase of the Automation project of Central Directorate of National Savings which is already under way to computerize all the data and accounts with the National Savings. A spokesman of the Ministry of Finance and Revenue giving…

Asian markets tank after Wall St Sell-off, rising yields fan fear

By The Frontier Post | February 6, 2018

HONG KONG (AFP/APP): Asian markets tumbled on Monday after US stocks were pummelled at the end of last week, with traders fretting that a surging US economy will lead to sharp interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve. The selling was also fuelled by profit-taking after a blistering January that saw several indexes strike record…

Homebase owners may close up to 40 stores

By The Frontier Post | February 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Up to 40 Homebase stores could be closed by its Australian owner, putting up to 2,000 jobs at risk. Wesfarmers paid £340m for the DIY chain in early 2016 and has been rebranding the stores under the Bunnings name. But after a “disappointing” performance the Australian firm has put Homebase under review…

Nissan to invest $9.5b in China to drive sales

By The Frontier Post | February 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: Japanese automaker Nissan Motor and its Chinese joint venture partner announced on Monday a $9.5 billion investment plan in China to increase annual sales by one million vehicles and boost electric car production. Dongfeng Motor Company is the latest Sino-foreign car company to splash out as China rolls out new regulations to…

Ryanair warns of further staff disruption

By The Frontier Post | February 6, 2018

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Ryanair is warning of “localised disruptions” as it recognises unions across the countries it operates in. The airline, which resisted worker representation for years, is also expected to extend union recognition to cabin crew. Last month Ryanair agreed to recognise a union for its 600 UK pilots. That followed a row over…

Pakistan-China trade talks from Wednesday

By The Frontier Post | February 5, 2018

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Next round of Pakistan-China negotiations for free trade agreement (FTA) phase II are scheduled to take place in Beijing on Wednesday. The government is preparing for the FTA dialogue with an aim to explore huge market of China ,” said an official of the ministry of commerce. China had recently offered to…

Sports

Booing Warner, Smith can backfire for England: Anderson

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019

LONDON (Agencies): Sledging and booing Australia’s Steve Smith and David Warner during the English summer will only push the duo to improve their performance levels, England pace bowler James Anderson said. Smith and Warner were suspended for 12 months after a ball-tampering incident in South Africa last year and returned to international cricket at the…

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India’s Kohli fastest ever to reach 11,000 ODI runs

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019

MANCHESTER (Agencies): Virat Kohli became the fastest player to reach 11,000 one-day international runs as the India captain made history in Sunday’s World Cup clash against Pakistan. The 30-year-old reached the landmark in his 222nd innings, surpassing Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar, who crossed the 11,000-run mark in 276 innings in 2002. Kohli, in his 230th…

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India-Pakistan fans unite for prayers

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019

MANCHESTER (Agencies): India and Pakistan fans were divided in colours but united in their desire for rain to stay away from the highly-anticipated World Cup clash in Manchester on Sunday. The arch rivals are set to lock horns in one of the biggest games of the tournament, with an expected television audience of up to…

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Tyson Fury stays unbeaten, stops Tom Schwarz late 2nd round

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019

LAS VEGAS (Agencies): Tyson Fury put on a show before, during and after his first bout in the fight capital of the world. The British heavyweight star stopped Tom Schwarz with 6 seconds left in the second round Saturday night, packing plenty of entertainment into his brief Las Vegas debut. Fury (28-0-1, 20 KOs) made…

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Messi ‘bitter’ as Colombia stun Argentina

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019

SALVADOR (Agencies): Lionel Messi said his team was feeling bitter after Argentina lost their opening Copa America match 2-0 to Colombia despite dominating the second half. Goals from Roger Martinez and Duvan Zapata in the final 20 minutes gave Colombia their first tournament victory over Argentina in 20 years as Messi’s hopes of finally landing…

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Ton-up Sharma stars as India beat rivals Pakistan in World Cup

By The Frontier Post | June 16, 2019

MANCHESTER (AFP): Rohit Sharma scored his second hundred in three innings as India maintained their unbeaten record against Pakistan at the World Cup with an 89-run win under the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method on Sunday. Sharma’s 140 was the centrepiece of a total of 336-5 that also featured captain Virat Kohli’s 77. Victory in this rain-curtailed clash…

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Fashion & Movies

Italian singer, director Franco Zeffirelli dies at 96

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019

Monitoring Desk ROME:  Franco Zeffirelli, who directed the world’s greatest opera singers and brought Shakespeare to the cinema-going masses, has died. He was 96. In a statement, his foundation said he died in Rome on Saturday. “Ciao Maestro,” said the announcement. Often appreciated more by the public than critics, Zeffirelli was the last of a…

Kareena Kapoor Khan and Aamir Khan likely to be seen together in Hindi remake of Forrest Gump

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: After Karan Johar’s period drama, Takht and Homi Adajania’s Angrezi Medium, Kareena Kapoor Khan has given her nod to another big project and it’s one of the most awaited projects already. Thanks to the incredible popularity and credibility of its leading man, superstar Aamir Khan. Yes, after 3 Idiots (2009) and Talaash…

Nora Fatehi turns cute street vendor in Bangkok

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Nora Fatehi made waves with her amazing performance in the song Dilbar in the 2018 film Satyameva Jayate. The actress was most recently seen on the big screen in Bharat. She had a special appearance in the film. Currently, Nora is having a gala time in Bangkok. One of the actress’s fan…

Salman Khan to be a part of Rohit Shetty’s cop universe

By The Frontier Post | June 14, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: On Wednesday, Salman Khan ended speculations of an Eid 2020 clash with Akshay Kumar’s Sooryavanshi and his Inshallah by announcing that the Dharma film will now release on 27 Match 2020. Looks like Inshallah, directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and co-starring Alia Bhatt, will now have a solo run during next Eid…

Hrithik Roshan shares a teaser of Super 30

By The Frontier Post | June 14, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Hrithik Roshan’s Super 30 is one of the most awaited films of 2019 and ever since the trailer was released, the buzz surrounding the film has been massive. The film is a biopic on Patna- based mathematician Anand Kumar and his batch of students referred to as the ‘Super 30’. Along with…

Sonam Kapoor shares her love for train journeys

By The Frontier Post | June 13, 2019

Monitoring Desk MUMBAI: Bollywood star Sonam Kapoor Ahuja walked us down the memory lane by sharing an adorable childhood picture of hers on a train. The actor shared that she loves travelling by train and kind of misses it. She called train journeys “Our very own version of  a family road trip”. The throwback Thusrday…

Science & Technology

AT&T cancels Samsung Galaxy Fold orders

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON:AT&T has cancelled early orders for the Samsung Galaxy Fold. Tom’s Guide first reported the cancellation, noting that AT&T said the Galaxy Fold would be available again to order as soon as Samsung announces a new launch date. AT&T is offering $100 in credit to those whose orders it has cancelled. The Samsung…

India to launch second moon mission next month

By The Frontier Post | June 13, 2019

NEW DELHI (AA): India will be launching its second lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, on July 15, head of the country’s space agency said on Wednesday. In a news conference reported by news agency Press Trust of India (PTI), K Sivan, the chairman of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) said Chandrayaan-2, weighing 3.8 tons, will carry 13…

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 to be launched in August

By The Frontier Post | June 12, 2019

Monitoring Desk ISLAMABAD: Though Samsung is still struggling for the launch of its most innovative Galaxy Fold smartphone yet it didn’t stop tech geeks for guessing launch date of the next Galaxy Note. We knew that Galaxy Note 10 is launching in August but we had no idea what exactly would be the launch date…

Three to launch 5G service in August

By The Frontier Post | June 11, 2019

LONDON (BBC News): Three will launch its first 5G network this August in London, before extending it to 25 other UK towns and cities before the end of the year. The telecoms company will kick off with a home broadband service in the capital but is also launching mobile services. It follows BT’s EE and…

China calls in foreign tech firms after Huawei sales ban

By The Frontier Post | June 10, 2019

BEIJING (Reuters): China summoned global technology companies for talks last week following last month’s U.S. ban on selling technology to China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd , two people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday. The blacklisting of Huawei, the world’s largest maker of telecoms network equipment, bars U.S. companies from supplying it with…

Europe’s 5G to cost $62b more if Chinese vendors banned

By The Frontier Post | June 8, 2019

PARIS (Reuters): A ban on buying telecoms equipment from Chinese firms would add about 55 billion euros ($62 billion) to the cost of 5G networks in Europe and delay the technology by about 18 months, according to an industry analysis seen by Reuters. The United States added Huawei Technologies, the world’s biggest telecoms equipment maker,…

Health

Seven more children die due to malnutrition in Thar

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019

F.P. Report THAR: As many as seven children died due to malnutrition and various other diseases here in the district’s Civil Hospital Mithi, on Sunday. According to reports, the ages of the deceased children were between two days and three years and they died in the past 24 hours. The latest seven deaths bring the…

Another polio case surfaces in Bannu

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Another polio case was reported in Bannu district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. According to Health Ministry, the poliovirus had been confirmed in a 1.5-year-old boy in Bannu area of KP, bringing the total number of polio cases in the country to 24 this year. Reports added that samples of the child were sent…

India: Encephalitis death toll reaches 83

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019

CHANDIGARH, India (AA): The death toll due to suspected acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) in an east Indian state rose from 64 last Thursday to 83 on Sunday, officials said. “Most of the victims are children, and the cases have been reported from various areas,” Dr. Shailesh Prasad Singh, a senior health official in Muzaffarpur in…

Anti-polio drive in Sindh from today

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: Around 5.5 million children of under-five years of age from across Sindh will be vaccinated against polio virus in Sindh during a campaign, starting from Monday. The campaign will continue for a week in all six districts of Karachi, home to around 2.4 million children up to age of five years, however,…

For stomach cancer, aerosol chemotherapy offers breath of hope

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2019

DIJON (AFP): “Classic chemotherapywas awful… but with this treatment, I feel hope,” says French pensioner Jacques Braud, who is undergoing treatment for stomach cancer with a new form of therapy dispersed by aerosol. Several hours before going into theatre, Braud is waiting in his room, looking surprisingly relaxed with a book in hand. This is…

UN: 1 in 5 in conflict zones suffer from mental illness

By The Frontier Post | June 14, 2019

ANKARA (AA): More than one in five people living in conflict zones suffer from a mental illness, according to a report released Wednesday based on UN figures. “Around 22% of those affected suffer depression, anxiety or post-traumatic stress disorder, according to an analysis of 129 studies published in The Lancet, a U.K.-based peer-reviewed medical journal,”…

Travel

Scenic Kumrat valley awaits million tourists this season

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: Scenic Kumrat valley famously known as fairy land awaiting million tourists this season. There are a lot of places, luxurious in beauty in Pakistan, which really needed to be explored and Kumrat Valley, a paradise on earth, is one of them which is one of the most beautiful valley. Probably, it is…

First-ever coffee museum opens in Turkey to promote Anatolian coffee culture

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2019

Monitoring Desk KARABUK: Turkey’s first-ever coffee museum opened with the collaboration of three coffee masters to keep the 500-year-old coffee culture of Anatolia alive in northern Turkey’s Karabük province, in the western Black Sea Region. Naim Koca and Atilla Narin, authors of the book “The Lost Coffees of Anatolia,” established the “Turkey Coffee Museum” along…

Dominican Republic: FBI investigating why some U.S. tourists have died mysteriously

By The Frontier Post | June 14, 2019

Monitoring Desk Dominican Republic: Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic is a popular vacation spot among American tourists. Federal investigators are now probing why a spate of people have died suddenly over the past year while visiting the island country. The FBI is now helping local authorities in the Dominican Republic examine the mysterious deaths…

Oman’s tourism rates soar as expat numbers plummet

By The Frontier Post | June 12, 2019

Monitoring Desk DUBAI: The number of foreign tourists visiting Oman in April rose by more than a third compared with the same time last year, according to figures issued by the National Center for Statistics and Information (NCSI). There were 330,685 foreign visitors to Oman in April 2019 – 84,452 more than the same month…

Provision of facilities to visiting tourists directed

By The Frontier Post | June 11, 2019

F.P. Report MUZAFFARABAD: The Prime Minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Raja FarooqHaider Khan Monday directed all the district administrations and tourism department to ensure provision of all basic facilities for the tourists during this tourism season. Addressing a high level meeting held, he directed all concerned heads of the departments to provide timely information…

Camping pods, tented villages in KP’s hilly areas attract influx of tourists during Eid days

By The Frontier Post | June 10, 2019

PESHAWAR (APP): The camping pods and tented villages setup by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Tourism Corporation has attracted influx of tourists in Hazara and Malakand divisions during week long vacations of Eidul Fitre. The tourists were provided quality accommodations facilities in the 2-4bed camping pods and tent villages in scores of tourist attractions places and resorts,…

Articles

Azerbaijan and Pakistan: Historical relations and perspectives

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019

Ayaz Haider Bangash Having located most of its area in Asian Continent makes Azerbaijan as a half-brother of Pakistan by region. Owing to linkage of border with the neighboring states of Pakistan, aroma of delicious food and culture can also be experienced in Pakistan. Cherry on top, majority of people in both countries practices the…

Islamophobia will not solve Europe or Asia’s problems

By The Frontier Post | June 16, 2019

Ibrahim Kalin On June 5, during a rare trip abroad, Aung San SuuKyi, state counsellor of Myanmar and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, visited Hungary and met Prime Minister Viktor Orban. After the meeting, the Hungarian government released an official statement, saying: “The two leaders highlighted that one of the greatest challenges at present for both…

Who stands to gain from tanker attacks in Gulf?

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2019

Tallha Abdulrazaq The origins of the attacks in the Gulf of Oman remain a mystery, but the message behind the attack is as clear as day. As if global market jitters were not bad enough already, someone decided to attack two more oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman this morning, sending the price of…

Importance of constitutional literacy for a progressive society

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2019

Asmat Shah Garwaki Recently, news circulated on print and electronic media that the most backward district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Torghar district has topped the District Performance Scorecard for the third time in a row for having best educational facilities at government schools and attendance ratio is also more than satisfactory. For making a progressive society,…

‘Daish in Afghanistan- New wave of instability for the region’

By The Frontier Post | June 14, 2019

Shehla Naz Having emerged as an offshoot of Al-Qaeda in Iraq, Daesh grew to become ‘the most powerful and notorious terror group in the world’ in short span. Baghdadi’s main ambition was to create a caliphate based on Islamic Laws, stretching across the Middle East and North Africa. In August 2013, Daesh displayed a map…

Evolving Iran Saga:The worst may be behind us

By The Frontier Post | June 13, 2019

Iqbal Khan Trump’s hype against Iran has essentially turned out to be a case of over reach.  At best it could suck-in America into another open-ended war, with no defined boundaries; and at worst it could lead to major global level energy crisis if Iran decided to block Strait of Hormuz. Yes, in both cases…

Editorial

Streamlining healthcare

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019

Khyber Pukhtunkhwa government has finalised a plan of setting up Intensive Care Units for the treatment new born babies in category-A and B hospitals. The plan if approved will cost Rs. 2 billion and funds to the tune of Rs. 10 million will be released in the next fiscal year. At present no such facility…

Vague policy on Afghan nationals

By The Frontier Post | June 17, 2019

The deadline for the stay of registered Afghan refugees expires on 30th June and Khyber Pukhtunkhwa government has asked the federal government that further extension in their stay should not be granted. There are genuine reasons for this tough stance if the frontline lines status of the province and periodicity of terrorist attacks on its…

Raising retirement age limit

By The Frontier Post | June 16, 2019

Khyber Pukhtunkhwa cabinet has approved amendments in the Civil Servants Act 1973 to raise the limit of retirement on superannuation from 60 years to 63 years. Necessary legislation by the provincial legislature will be required for the implementation of this decision. The financial stringency compelled the provincial government to take this decision for which federal…

Another power tariff hike

By The Frontier Post | June 16, 2019

Federal budget for the next fiscal year is under discussion in the National Assembly and finance bill is yet to be tabled but National Electric Power Regulatory Authority has allowed the Power Distribution Companies a uniform increase of Rs.150 in electricity tariff. It is one of the tough conditions included in the staff level International…

Domicile based transfer and posting

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2019

It is really beyond the comprehension of the people as to why Khyber Pukhtunkhwa government is inviting consecutive troubles that impact the lives of the people. Before the passage and enforcement of District and Regional Health Authorities Act 2019 and codification of rules and regulations thereon, mass transfers and posting orders of doctors are being…

Inviting foreign investment

By The Frontier Post | June 15, 2019

Addressing the 19th meeting of the Heads of State of Shangai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), Prime Minister Imran Khan highlighted the opportunities of foreign direct investment and available but untapped huge natural resources in Pakistan. He dwelt at length on the creative and productive potential of its 65 percent young population, perhaps making an oblique reference…

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…