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PML-N should not do politics on Nawaz’s health: Chaudhry Fawad

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry has said that PML-N should submit the surety bond as it is not practically possible to allow former prime minister Nawaz Sharif to leave the country without any (formal) process, on Wednesday. This he said on Twitter, he said that the Sharif family should…

JUI-F’s all plans will be failed: Firdous

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan has said that Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) all plans will be failed, on Wednesday. She stated that all plots to stoke instability in Pakistan would fail. This she said in a tweet on her official Twitter handle, she described the…

Court extends Hamza Shehbaz’s judicial remand till November 28

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: An accountability court has extended the judicial remand of t Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN) stalwart Hamza Shehbaz Sharif till November 28 in assets beyond means case, on Wednesday. According to reports, the court asked the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) prosecutor regarding the reference which the anti-graft watchdog was to file on…

Nawaz Sharif on ECL: Cabinet’s subcommittee to forward recommendations today

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet’s subcommittee will forward its recommendations to the federal cabinet for final decision on removing Sharif’s name from the Exit Control List (ECL), on Wednesday. The deadlock persisted between the government and the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) over the government’s offer – to allow former premier Nawaz Sharif travel abroad…

Seven killed in Kabul car bomb blast

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: At least seven people were killed and seven wounded when a car bomb detonated during Kabul’s busy morning rush hour Wednesday, an interior ministry spokesman said. The spokesman, Nasrat Rahimi, said the bomb had gone off in a neighbourhood which is near the interior ministry and north of Kabul airport. He said…

Close cooperation between Pakistan, China essential for Afghan peace: Deng

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: China’s Special Envoy on Afghan Affairs, Ambassador Deng Xijun on Tuesday said that close cooperation between China and Pakistan was essential to ensuring that the Afghan peace and reconciliation process continued to move forward constructively He noted that Pakistan had an important and unique role in the promotion of Afghan peace process…

Global

Zarif scorns EU warning over nuclear deal

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

Monitoring Desk TEHRAN: Europeans have failed to fulfill their own commitments to Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted on Tuesday, in response to a warning by the EU that urged Tehran to stick to the pact or face consequences. European countries have been trying to persuade Tehran to stick to the…

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Gov’t forces thwart rebel attack in Yemen’s Taiz

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

Monitoring Desk SANAA: Government forces repelled a rebel attack in Yemen’s southwestern Taiz province on Tuesday, amid reports of casualties, according to a local military spokesman. “Houthi rebels launched a fierce attack in an attempt to capture the strategic al-Hamra plateau in western Taiz,” Colonel Waddah al-Dabesh told Anadolu Agency. He said scores of rebels…

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Russia accuses US of creating ‘quasi-state’ in Syria

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: Russia acc-used the U.S. on Tuesday of attempting to separate Syria from its oil-rich regions. Speaking at the second Paris Peace Forum in the French capital, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov alleged that Washington pushed Gulf countries to finance the creation of a quasi-state, based on the PYD and SDF terror groups, on…

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Spain: Socialists, Podemos aim for coalition government

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

Monitoring Desk OVIEDO: Facing an altered landscape with the far right ascendent in Parliament, Spain’s two-left wing political parties, the Socialists and Unidas Podemos, signed a surprise agreement to form a progressive government on Tuesday – less than two days after the national election. “The Spaniards have spoken, and it’s our responsibility to act to…

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Wife: Le Mesurier thought of suicide before his death

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

Monitoring Desk ISTANBUL: James Gustaf Edward Le Mesurier was thinking of committing a suicide 15 days before his death, the wife of former British intelligence officer told police in her statement. Sweden citizen Emma Hedvig Christina Winberg, 39, told police officers on Monday that her husband had recently started to take psychiatric medications and told…

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Snowden says his new book’s Chinese edition censored

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

Monitoring Desk ISTANBUL: US whistleblower Edward Snowden’s Chinese edition of his new book has been censored, he said on Tuesday. “The Chinese edition of my new book, #PermanentRecord, has just been censored,” Snowden said on Twitter. “This violates the publishing agreement, so I’m going to resist it the way I know best: it’s time to…

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Pakistan

Govt put the economy on right track: PM Imran

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMBAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said the government has put the economy on the right track and now economy has stabilized, on Wednesday. PM Imran Khan said this while addressing the agreement signing ceremony between a Chinese tyre manufacturing company and the government. Under the agreement the tyre manufacturing company will set…

SC adjourns Justice Isa’s petition till today

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned hearing of Justice Qazi Faez Isa’s petition challenging the presidential reference filed against him over alleged non-disclosure of assets in his wealth statement till Wednesday (13 November 2019). The reference filed against Justice Qazi Faez Isa alleges that he acquired three properties in London on lease…

Sanjrani for making committee system more robust, efficient

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Chairman Senate Muhammad Sadiq Sanjrani Tuesday said Senate as house of federation had a crucial role in policy scrutiny and oversight of the executive besides carrying out of legislation to promote and ensure good governance. He was presiding over a meeting of the Council of Chairpersons, a high powered committee consisting of…

NAB files reference against Omni Group chief

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Tuesday filed a reference against Anwar Majeed in the fake bank account case which involves misappropriation of sugar cane growers subsidy granted in 2014 to 15. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB), in the reference, said the owners of sugar mills are involved in corruption and corrupt practices and…

Cyber bulling affects over 80% women in country

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The increasing use of social media has affected 80 percent of women across the country by any form of abuse through social media. According to report released by Digital Rights Foundation (DRF) on Tuesday that social media in country landscape is dominated by males as 77 percent of males were using facebook…

Pakistan Navy, Maritime Security recovered 241 kg heroine, 2 kg hash

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

F.P. Report Islamabad:  A joint Intelligence based Counter Narcotics Operation was conducted by Pakistan Navy, Pakistan Maritime Security Agency, and Anti-Narcotics Force at Pishukan near Jiwani, Balochistan. A huge cache of narcotics including 241 kilograms Heroine and 02 kilograms Hash was recovered in the joint operation. PMSA vessel located and subsequently approached a suspicious Fast…

Afghanistan

Seven killed in Kabul car bomb blast

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: At least seven people were killed and seven wounded when a car bomb detonated during Kabul’s busy morning rush hour Wednesday, an interior ministry spokesman said. The spokesman, Nasrat Rahimi, said the bomb had gone off in a neighbourhood which is near the interior ministry and north of Kabul airport. He said…

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Artifacts returned to Afghanistan from Britain

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: Sculptures of nine buddha heads, and a torso, are being returned to Afghanistan from Britain. Experts believe that nine clay heads and a torso carved from schist shipped to London in 2002 were made in Buddhist monasteries in Afghanistan between 4 and 6 AD. The heads may have been broken off from…

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Ministry of Education holds consultative meeting

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

KABUL (Agencies): Ministry of Education held a consultative meeting on competency-based curriculum framework with participation of the second Vice President Mohammad Sarwar Danesh, acting minister of education Dr. Mohammad Mirwais Balkhi and 300 participants from the educational areas, a statement from the ministry said. Addressing the gathering here at the Government Media and Information Center,…

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Polio drive kicks off

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

FAIZABAD (Agencies): The second round of polio vaccination kick off in Badakhshan province. It is expected that in this round, 265,000 children under the age of five will be vaccinated against paralysis in Faizabad and districts of Badakhshan province. Dr. Nosheen Gohar Karimi deputy director of Badakhshan public health department said, polio vaccination campaign starts…

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CEO stresses Afghanistan economic self-sufficiency

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

KABUL (Agencies): Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah chaired the Council of Minister meeting here at the Sapidar Palace. At the outset, Dr. Abdullah congratulated the advent of Milad-ul-Nabi to Afghan and world Muslim communities. He also praised afghan forces’ braveries and sacrifices in war on terror, adding people would not forget their devotions for the…

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American generals in conflict with their people

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

F.P. Report KABUL: At a time when American public opinion against US military presence and occupation of Afghanistan has reached its peak and majority of Americans from all strata of society want the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, a number of war-mongering Pentagon generals insist on repeating failed experiences and prolonging their futile and…

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Business

Nissan cuts profit forecast after 70% quarterly plunge

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

Monitoring Desk YOKOHAMA: Nissan Motor Co (7201.T) reported a 70% drop in quarterly profit on Tuesday and cut its full-year forecast to an 11-year low, hit by a strong yen and falling sales, and highlighting the turmoil at the Japanese automaker after the ouster of Carlos Ghosn. The latest weak showing from Nissan, which also…

Alibaba’s Singles’ Day sales top $38.4 billion

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

Monitoring Desk ANKARA: Alibaba Group on Tuesday announced its platforms sold goods worth $38.4 billion on China’s Singles’ Day, Nov. 11, an increase of 26% compared to 2018. “Today, we showed the world what the future of consumption looks like for brands and consumers,” Fan Jiang, president of Taobao and Tmall–  an online retail website…

Pakistan Cables wins 7th FPCCI Achievement award

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: Pakistan Cables won the 7th FPCCI Achievement award for its contribution towards technological advancement in power transmission systems by introducing a revolutionary technology, ACCC® conductors, for the first time in Pakistan. Aluminum Composite Core Conductors or ACCC®, launched by Pakistan Cables in collaboration with CTC Global Inc., US, is the revolutionary technology…

realme offering amazing discount on best-selling budget hero realme 5 at Daraz 11.11 sale

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: realme’s upward trajectory in Pakistan has been phenomenal since the brand’s entry last year, realme has been aggressive in its approach, launching successful budget to mid-range smartphones with an attractive spec sheet and affordable pricing. realme has made a name for itself by selling smartphones with powerful hardware at prices aggressive enough…

QMobile collaborates with Telenor to bring 4G enabled feature phone

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: QMobile has joined hands with Telenor Pakistan as part of its ambition to connect Pakistan and commitment to offer devices for every individual in multiple price ranges.  QMobile and Telenor Pakistan have entered into a latest partnership to bring Pakistan’s first 4G feature phone to the people. It is the first feature…

PTCL ‘Fun & Sports Gala 2019’ concluded

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Ltd. (PTCL) concludes its annual Fun & Sports Gala organized for its employees and their families in F-9 Park Islamabad. The sports categories include Cricket, Badminton and Table Tennis. Apart from the sports activities, there were also exciting fun games like Tug-of-War planned for the employees and its families.…

Sports

Zverev tastes first victory over Nadal

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

LONDON (Agencies): It proved quite a day for ending losing streaks at the ATP Finals on Monday as Alexander Zverev tasted a first victory over Rafael Nadal after Stefanos Tsitsipas got the better of Russian bogeyman Daniil Medvedev. Both Zverev and Tsitsipas walked out on the huge O2 Arena with 0-5 career records against their…

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Kawhi’s Clippers struggle but beat NBA champion Raptors

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

Los Angeles (Agencies): Kawhi Leonard endured a difficult night against the club he led to an NBA title but his Los Angeles Clippers surged late Monday to beat reigning champion Toronto Raptors 98-88. The Clippers grinded defensively through the fourth quarter, allowing Toronto only 10 points in the final period as the Raptors missed six…

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India look to consolidate top Test spot against Bangladesh

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

Monitoring Desk INDORE: Virat Kohli´s India will be aiming to strengthen their number one position in the world Test championship when they start a two-match series against Bangladesh on Thursday. India start as favourites to pick up 120 points from the two games against a Bangladesh side missing key players. The hosts have recorded two…

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Australia’s Test hopefuls undone by Imran Khan

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2019

PERTH (Agencies): If national selector Trevor Hohns and head coach Justin Langer had hoped for some clarity over the batting vacancies in the Australia men’s Test team by the performance of the Australia A side, they were left with anything but after the second day at Perth Stadium when the team slumped to 9 for…

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LHC orders to remove cricketer Sharjeel Khan’s name from ECL

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2019

LAHORE (APP): The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday ordered the interior ministry to remove cricketer Sharjeel Khan’s name from exit control list (ECL). Justice Sajid Mehmood Sethi passed the orders while allowing a petition, filed by the cricketer for the purpose. During the proceedings, a counsel for the cricketer submitted that Sharjeel Khan was…

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Emotions got the better of me, says dropped Sterling

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2019

LONDON (Agencies): Raheem Sterling said he allowed his “emotions” to get the better of him leading to a brief altercation with Liverpool’s Joe Gomez that resulted in the Manchester City player being dropped for Thursday’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Montenegro. Sterling admitted on Instagram on Tuesday he and Gomez “had words” when they met up…

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Fashion & Movies

No drastic improvement in Dilip Kumar’s health: doctors

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

(Web Desk) – Health of Legendary actor Dilip Kumar has been constantly deteriorating in recent past as he was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) of Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai following the worsening of his kidney problems. The 94-year-old actor has been recommended dialysis by the doctors considering the low haemoglobin in blood and…

Fox News host Bolling suspended after allegations of lewd texts

By The Frontier Post | August 6, 2017

NEW YORK (REUTERS): Fox News on Saturday suspended host Eric Bolling following a media report that he sent sexually inappropriate text messages to colleagues, marking the third high-profile harassment case to rock the conservative, highly rated cable news outlet. Bolling’s lawyer called the claims “untrue and terribly unfair”. “Eric Bolling has been suspended pending the…

Coke Studio musicians raise the curtain on Aamir Zaki’s final performance

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

Web Desk KARACHI: He came, he saw and he left too soon. Aamir Zaki’s death took the Pakistani entertainment industry by shock but there was something about this mad genius that concerned veterans and newbies even while he was alive; a dearth of recorded music. Musicians who were in touch with him during his final days…

Malaika Arora was trolled terribly but her response was terrific

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

F.P. Report   Malaika Arora and Arbaaz Khan parted ways after being married for over 18 years, and the couple have received continual flak on social media following their announcement.I Being in the public eye has its downsides, and for the 43-year-old Munni Badnaam queen, there has been still no end to the brickbats. Recently,…

I want my kids to make a name for themselves: Shah Rukh Khan

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

Web Desk Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who hails from a non-filmy background, says he doesn’t understand the discussions on nepotism in Bollywood, hence he doesn’t have an opinion on it. “I don’t understand this (nepotism). How can I understand it? I am a Delhi boy, who went to Mumbai at the age of 25. Everybody…

Ranbir Kapoor’s latest look for Sanjay Dutt biopic will stun you

By The Frontier Post | August 4, 2017

Web Desk Sanjay Dutt’s biopic starring Ranbir Kapoor is in the works and it looks oh-so very exciting! It was reported that the Tamasha star will be essaying six looks from the Munna Bhai star’s life. Previously, Ranbir stunned everyone with his epic transformation for the biopic, and now the actor has yet again shocked…

Science & Technology

Cyber bulling affects over 80% women in country

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The increasing use of social media has affected 80 percent of women across the country by any form of abuse through social media. According to report released by Digital Rights Foundation (DRF) on Tuesday that social media in country landscape is dominated by males as 77 percent of males were using facebook…

realme offering amazing discount on best-selling budget hero realme 5 at Daraz 11.11 sale

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: realme’s upward trajectory in Pakistan has been phenomenal since the brand’s entry last year, realme has been aggressive in its approach, launching successful budget to mid-range smartphones with an attractive spec sheet and affordable pricing. realme has made a name for itself by selling smartphones with powerful hardware at prices aggressive enough…

QMobile collaborates with Telenor to bring 4G enabled feature phone

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: QMobile has joined hands with Telenor Pakistan as part of its ambition to connect Pakistan and commitment to offer devices for every individual in multiple price ranges.  QMobile and Telenor Pakistan have entered into a latest partnership to bring Pakistan’s first 4G feature phone to the people. It is the first feature…

WhatsApp is permanently banning users in groups with a suspicious name

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2019

Monitoring Desk If you do not want to get banned from WhatsApp, then don’t be part of a group that has a “suspicious” name. Over the past few weeks, there have been reports of users getting banned from WhatsApp permanently. However, investigations revealed that these users could have been banned from the messaging platform because…

NASA Instrument to Explore the Atmospheres of Exoplanets

By The Frontier Post | November 11, 2019

Monitoring Desk CALIFORNIA: NASA will contribute an instrument to a European space mission that will explore the atmospheres of hundreds of planets orbiting stars beyond our Sun, or exoplanets, for the first time. The instrument, called the Contribution to ARIEL Spectroscopy of Exoplanets, or CASE, adds scientific capabilities to ESA’s (the European Space Agency’s) Atmospheric…

China kicks off work on 6G communication technology

By The Frontier Post | November 8, 2019

Monitoring Desk BEIJING: China has launched research and development work for 6G mobile networks, having only just rolled out 5G, said the country’s Science and Technology Ministry. Officials from relevant ministries gathered in the capital Beijing to discuss 6G communication technology, according to a ministry statement on Wednesday. Beijing established a team of 37 telecommunication…

Health

Rising temperatures could worsen mental health

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

Monitoring Desk OREGON: Hotter temperatures, more frequent hurricanes, and added precipitation are all associated with an increased prevalence of mental health challenges in the U.S., a recent study finds—and experts warn that the problem is likely to get worse as the climate continues to warm. Using data provided by a randomly selected sample of more…

Congo virus claims another life in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI:  A man, who was diagnosed with the deadly Congo virus earlier, died at a hospital in Karachi on Monday. According to the health department, the death toll due to the deadly virus has jumped to 20 this year, so far. On July 25, a Congo virus alert had been issued for the…

12 new dengue cases surfaces in KP

By The Frontier Post | November 11, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: As many as 12 new cases of dengue have been reported in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the total number of cases of the epidemic reached to 6880, on Sunday. According to a press release of Dengue Response Unit issued here, out of 12 new cases, 7 were reported in Peshawar while 5 from…

Only half of U.S. children get enough sleep

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2019

Monitoring Desk CAROLINA: Experts have a list of tips for parents on how to improve their child’s sleep habits. Among them are no electronic devices between dinner and breakfast. Our children aren’t getting enough sleep. Early school start times, screen related distractions, and other external pressures have contributed to 52 percent of American children ages…

Two children die of dengue fever in Karachi

By The Frontier Post | November 8, 2019

F.P. Report KARACHI: Dengue viral fever has claimed lives of two children at the National Institute of Child Health (NICH), taking the death toll from this mosquito-borne disease to 32 since Jan 01, 2019. A three-month Moosa son of Iran resident of Korangi was shifted to the NICH with high grade fever and later tested…

Smoking may increase risk of mental health problems: study

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2019

Monitoring Desk BRISTOL: Smoking tobacco cigarettes could increase the risk of mental health problems such as depression and schizophrenia, research suggests. It has long been known that smoking is more common among people with mental health conditions. However, it has been unclear whether smoking could be a factor in causing such problems or is simply…

Travel

5 underrated places in Hawaii worth visiting

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

Monitoring Desk HAWAII: These days, with the internet at our disposal, it’s tough to keep secrets in travel. Here in Hawaii, the issue is compounded due to the relatively small size of the islands. But that doesn’t mean there still aren’t some underrated places to check out. Here are five we recommend that still fly…

Flight attendants have a secret language you didn’t know about

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2019

Monitoring Desk         What kind of secrets are flight attendants keeping from passengers? Turns out, it’s all hidden in the way they speak. You’ve probably noticed that flight attendants use a certain vocabulary when they talk to each other inflight. Certain words like “red eye” or “dead head” might be fairly well known amongst seasoned travelers,…

Istanbul airport named ‘Airport of the Year’

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2019

Monitoring Desk ISTANBUL: Istanbul Airport has just won the accolade for “Readers’ Choice: Airport of the Year” by International Airport Reviews’ (IAR) on Monday. The readers of the UK magazine chose from the list of 10 various airports across the world. Their preferences depended upon factors such as connectivity, cleanliness, and delays. The CEO of…

The tourists nobody wants

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2019

Monitoring Desk WASHINGTON: Rowdy groups of bachelor parties. Backpackers asking locals to pay their way. The hordes that pour daily off cruise ships, choking up city centers. It wasn’t so long ago that tourists were (relatively) feted in the destinations they visited, with locals relishing the chance to earn money through a tourism economy. But…

Growing tourism to be a key topic of G20 Riyadh summit

By The Frontier Post | November 8, 2019

Monitoring Desk RIYADH: Tourism will be one of the key Topics for discussion when Saudi Arabia hosts next year’s G20 summit in Riyadh, The Kingdom’s sector chief has revealed. The country aims to attract 100 Million visitors a year while creating 1 Million new jobs by 2030, ministers at a World Tourism Conference heard. Ahmad…

UK tourism industry set to struggle under post-Brexit immigration plans

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2019

Monitoring Desk LONDON: Concerns among UK tourism businesses are intensifying over post-Brexit immigration rules that seem likely to leave shortages in the workforce. The proposed new skills- and salary-assessed system will mean those in jobs the government categorises as low-skilled – including many frequently found in tourism – would be unlikely to qualify for a…

Articles

Viability of protest sit-ins in evolving democracies

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

Iqbal Khan Sit-in is probably one of the oldest ways of registering protest. Structurally, it is weak gathering and is closer to mob. Permeation of third party in sit-in crowd is a common feature. Hence, it is difficult to control. Successful employment of sit-in requires mature leadership and motivated activists to keep it on course.…

Another tranche of ‘Do More’

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2019

Iqbal Khan American government is known for churning out country reports for furthering political objectives, which at times have nothing to do with the subject matter of such reports.  Depending upon requirement, such reports are reversed engineered, the objective of the report is defined first and then data is cherry picked to fill in the…

Leftists make a comeback in Latin America

By The Frontier Post | November 10, 2019

Mohammad Ghaderi In Argentina and Uruguay, leftist candidates won the elections and Evo Morales could maintain his position as the president of Bolivia, but in Chile, people have protested against the US-backed president. The failure of the US-backed candidate in the Argentinean election in recent days was a sign of the US failure in Latin…

German unification: An ongoing process

By The Frontier Post | November 9, 2019

Najla M. Shahwan On Oct. 3, Germany marked the 29th anniversary of the Day of German Unity with official celebrations in the northern city of Kiel. The Day of German Unity is held annually to mark the official unification of West Germany and the former communist East Germany in 1990, a year after the fall…

Algerian ‘Hirak’ is neither a revolution nor a social movement

By The Frontier Post | November 8, 2019

Imad Atoui Debates about the ongoing Algerian movement called “Hirak” are still highly contested and unclear among political commentators. Political scientists find it difficult to identify, with clearly defined borders, the differences between social movements and revolution. Therefore, the aims and consequences have been the main indicators emphasizing the differences between the two concepts. About…

Iraqi blood spilled in Karbala for the sake of Iran

By The Frontier Post | November 7, 2019

Tallha Abdulrazaq Iraqi demonstrators are being killed in the streets for demanding an end to a corrupt status quo propped installed by the US and propped up by Iran. It seems that the city of Karbala is destined to receive the blood of martyrs into its soil, as Iraqi security forces and allied pro-Iran Shia…

Editorial

Combating environmental pollution

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

Chief Secretary Khyber Pukhtunkhwa Dr. Kazim Niaz has issued instructions to all deputy commissioners to carry out sustained campaign against the production, sale and use of polythene bags. Both legal and administrative measures shall be applied to ensure clean environment to the people in the nook and corner of the province. It is not only…

Price control cell

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

Taking notice of unprecedented and continued increase in the prices of eatables of daily consumption, Prime Minister Imran Khan ordered the formation of special cell for integrated planning and assessment of demand and supply situation of essential commodities to keep their prices within the purchasing capacity of people. Review of prices of food commodities used…

US cannot break China’s supply chain

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2019

The US has once again disparaged the Chinese economy to entertain itself. US President Donald Trump on Saturday claimed China’s supply chain was “all broken, like an egg,” and said China wanted a deal more than the US did. The fact is, however, senior US officials are talking about trade wars and trade deals almost…

Gas price increase

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2019

Public gas utilities of Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) and Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) have moved a petition to OGRA for increase of Rs.194 per unit. Like the last fiscal year the irrational increase in gas price is sought in winter from the retrospective date of July 1 2019 to ignite outrage among…

PM on welfare state

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2019

Addressing Rahmatul-li-Alameen Conference, Prime Minister Imran Khan reiterated his governments’ firm resolves to achieve the goal of making Pakistan into a welfare state in line with vision of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). For this purpose he mentioned the spread of quality and inexpensive education, equity and justice for all and rooting out the menace of corruption…

Pompeo’s attacks on CPC show his hysteria

By The Frontier Post | November 10, 2019

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in a speech at an event commemorating the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall in Berlin on Friday, took a swipe at China and the Communist Party of China (CPC). He claimed the CPC “is shaping a new vision of authoritarianism, one that the world has…

Arts and Literature

Three-day book fair kicks off at AUP

By The Frontier Post | November 13, 2019

F.R. Report PESHAWAR: The three-day 9th annual book fair, organized by the Islami Jamiat-e-Talaba (IJT), University Campus, has kicked off here at the University of Agriculture, Peshawar (AUP). As many as fifty national as well as international book stalls have been set up at the university’s library lawn which were offering books on fifty percent…

A literary man in a political situation

By The Frontier Post | November 12, 2019

Monitoring Desk SHARJAH: On 27 November 1885, Alfred Nobel, a Swedish chemist and the inventor of the highly explosive substance known as dynamite, dedicated the largest share of his fortune to a series of prizes, to be awarded each year after his death, in the fields of physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, and peace. Since 1901,…

IJT photos exhibition shows Indian atrocities in IoK

By The Frontier Post | November 5, 2019

F.P. Report PESHAWAR: The Islami Jamiat Talaba (IJT) on Monday organized a photo exhibition at the Peshawar University Teachers’ Association Chowk to express solidarity with the people of Indian Occupied Kashmir. The exhibition, portraying the Indian forces atrocities on the innocent Kashmiris, attracted a large number of students including senior faculty members. Director Area Study…

Oxford University Press organizes its annual book fair

By The Frontier Post | November 2, 2019

F.P. Report ISLAMABAD: The annual month-long Oxford Book Fair, organized by Oxford University Press (OUP), commenced on Friday and will continue till 30 November at the Oxford Bookshops in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Multan, Rahimyar Khan, Sargodha, Sahiwal, Peshawar, Abbottabad, Quetta, Hyderabad, and Sukkur. The much-awaited yearly event offers huge discounts on an extensive…

Children’s Agency Central to CLF in Pakistan

By The Frontier Post | October 31, 2019

Baela Raza Jamil We all agree that there is an urgency to build positive narratives in Pakistan that truly reflects the capabilities and spirit of our generations in the making. At the heart of each Children’s Literature Festival (CLF) lies the agency of the children themselves (3-18 years), and it was no different at the…

Oxford to launch book on making of Pak’s national identity

By The Frontier Post | October 30, 2019

F.P. Report LAHORE: Oxford University Press (OUP) is organizing the launch of its publication Islam, Ethnicity, and Power Politics: Constructing Pakistan’s National Identity by Rasul Bakhsh Rais. The book analyzes the issue of identity in Pakistan in relation to power dynamics and competing ideologies. Dr Saeed Shafqat, Dr Ryan Brasher, and Dr Rasul Bakhsh Rais…