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US bans PIA’s entry into airspace over safety concerns

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

F.P. Report LAHORE: The US department of transportation on Thursday suspended Pakistan International Airline’s special permit, citing concerns over the flag carrier’s safety measures…

US posts new record daily virus caseload of more than 65,000

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: The US on Thursday posted 65,551 new coronavirus cases, a record for a 24-hour period, according to a tally by Johns…

Australia locks down second city as global cases top 12 million

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

Monitoring Desk MELBOURNE: Millions of people in Australia s second-biggest city went into lockdown on Thursday to battle another coronavirus outbreak, as the number…

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

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

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

PM advises extra caution ahead of Eidul Azha

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

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

LHC seeks name for formation of commission to probe petrol crisis

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

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

Global

Nepal bans India’s TV channels over ‘propaganda’

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

Monitoring Desk KATHMANDU: Tensions between Nepal and India worsened on Thursday after Kathmandu banned New Delhi’s TV channels over “misleading propaganda”, international media outlets…

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

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

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

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US invites China to arms control talks, seeing opening

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

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

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Trump decries ‘political prosecution’ after SC rulings

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

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

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

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

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

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China, India to hold talks: FM

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

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

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Pakistan

IHC accepts sugar mills’ ICA against commission

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

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

Turkish company withdraws appeal to quash NAB reference

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

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

LHC suspends Punjab government notification

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

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

PR’s Golf Club case adjourned for 2 weeks

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

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

SC rejects bail plea of Sarfraz

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

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

Female teacher approaches IHC for husband’s recovery

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

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

Afghanistan

Taliban group killed in air strike

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

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

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Security Forces discovered 15 mines

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

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

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Suicide car bomb attack hits forces’ check post

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

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

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Afghan people will have final say on peace process

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

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

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

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

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

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Abdullah to introduce list of cabinet nominees to ARG Palace

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

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

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Business

Forex reserves up by $811m, says SBP

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

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

Rupee strengthens against dollar

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

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

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

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

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

Customer Support Services in Sindhi language launched

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

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

PSX gains 447 points to close at 36,142 points

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

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

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

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

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

Sports

Amir, Zaman return for South Africa Tests

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk LAHORE: The national selection committee headed by Inzamamul Haq after consultation with Captain Sarfraz Ahmed and Head Coach Mickey Arthur has announced…

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Diego Maradona ‘much better’ than Lionel Messi who ‘only has one skill’ : Pele

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2018

Monitoring Desk BRAZIL: Former Brazil forward Pele has stated that Diego Maradona was a “much better player” than Lionel Messi — adding that Barcelona…

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Albaqra Eleven wins Zalmi Madrassa League-II final

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2018

F.P. Report QUETTA: The Zalmi Madrasa League second edition final played at the Bolan Cricket Stadium in Quetta on Friday was won by Albaqra…

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New Zealand win first away Test series over Pakistan in 49 years

By The Frontier Post | December 8, 2018

Abu Dhabi (Agencies): Debutant Will Somerville grabbed three key wickets to guide New Zealand to their first away series win over Pakistan in 49…

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NZ set a target of 280-run target for Pakistan in final Test

By The Frontier Post | December 7, 2018

Monitoring Desk ABU DHABI: New Zealand set a target of 280 runs for Pakistan to win the final Test after declaring their second innings…

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United battle to draw with Arsenal

By The Frontier Post | December 7, 2018

LONDON (Agencies): Manchester United remain distant spectators in a Premier League title race in which Liverpool continue to chase Manchester City but showed plenty…

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Fashion & Movies

Jacqueline Fernandez: Dealing with major anxiety these past few weeks

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

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

Veteran Indian actor Jagdeep passes away in Mumbai

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

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

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

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

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

Randeep Hooda cleans the beach amid the COVID-19 pandemic

By The Frontier Post | July 8, 2020

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

Indian actress Deepika Padukone believes that learning comes in any form

By The Frontier Post | July 8, 2020

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

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

By The Frontier Post | July 7, 2020

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

Science & Technology

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

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

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

Facebook busts deceptive networks tied to Bolsonaro staff, Trump ally

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

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

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

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

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

Zoom rolls out new service

By The Frontier Post | July 8, 2020

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

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

By The Frontier Post | July 8, 2020

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

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

By The Frontier Post | July 7, 2020

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

Health

WHO sets up panel to review COVID-19

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

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

Lifesaving drugs not available for CHK patients

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

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

UN warns Yemen on brink of famine again

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

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

Asthma drug could help control or treat Alzheimer’s disease

By The Frontier Post | July 8, 2020

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

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

By The Frontier Post | July 8, 2020

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

Scientists say coronavirus is airborne, ask WHO to revise recommendations

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2020

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

Travel

UAE to announce unified protocol to receive tourists

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

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

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

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

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

Tourism activities with Turkey may resume soon, German officials say

By The Frontier Post | July 8, 2020

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

Alacati post lockdown: local tourists start making their way back

By The Frontier Post | July 7, 2020

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

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

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2020

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

Greece bans entry to Serbians

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2020

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

Articles

Unity is the only remedy for the malady of Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

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

When is the COVID-19 Vaccine expected?

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

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

The West furthers its mess in the Middle East

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

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

Ensuring an efficient justice delivery system

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

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

Is Modi taking the risk of Nuclear War?

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

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

Trump’s Pretermission of the American history

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

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

Editorial

Arbitrary powers of pharmaceuticals

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

In the cabinet meeting of July 7, two unelected cabinet members, Advisor on Commerce Abdual Razzak Dawood and Special Assistant to the Prime Minister…

Looming wheat scarcity

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

On the completion of harvesting, thrashing of wheat crop and procurement drive of federal and provincial governments, a shortfall of 1.4 million tonnes has…

Fanning centrifugal tendencies

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

Addressing a press conference after the meeting of his party’s provincial cabinet, ANP leader Aimal Wali rejected the introduction of uniform curriculum for primary…

Expensive Covid-19 treatment

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

Chief Executive Officer of Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) has claimed that Remdesivir injection, which has been proved effective against coronavirus, will be…

Save FATA University from withering away

By The Frontier Post | July 8, 2020

A separate University was established in 2013, specifically, for former FATA to carry forward the noble mission of exploring and expanding vistas of higher…

Directives of price control

By The Frontier Post | July 8, 2020

While chairing a meeting, Prime Minister Imran Khan directed Chief Secretaries of provinces to take immediate measures for ensuring the availability of basic food…

Arts and Literature

Ithra display showcases life during lockdown

By The Frontier Post | July 10, 2020

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

Modern Architecture and Climate by Daniel A. Barber

By The Frontier Post | July 9, 2020

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

Factory Girls by E. Patricia Tsurumi

By The Frontier Post | July 8, 2020

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

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

By The Frontier Post | July 6, 2020

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

First Things by Hadley Arkes

By The Frontier Post | July 4, 2020

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

Buddha sculpture images to be in Japan school books

By The Frontier Post | July 3, 2020

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