Toyota showcases humanoid robot that mirrors user
Japanese auto giant Toyota Wednesday showcased a humanoid robot that can mirror its user’s movements, a product it says...
NBC sacks newsman Matt Lauer over alleged sexual misconduct
NBC said Wednesday it has fired Matt Lauer, a well-known morning news anchor, for what it described as inappropriate...
North Korea fires ICBM, splashes in Sea of Japan: Pentagon
North Korea fired what the US Pentagon said appeared to be an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that landed close...
I will never do any harm to my country, team: Waqar
Karachi: Pakistan coach Waqar Younis has urged the International Cricket Council and its member boards to sit down and have a rethink on balancing the 50-over format for the good of the game. In an interview to Reuters from Australia, the former test captain said he had no doubts... Read more
Istanbul Award announced for Pak Army, COAS
Rawalpindi: Istanbul Award has been announced for Pakistan Army and its Chief of Army Staff (COAS) for their brave fight against terrorism in Pakistan. The award was announced by  6th Think Tanks Forum of the Islamic Countries at Islamabad late on Friday night at a ceremony held at Aiwane... Read more
Grand Karachi Carnival to kicks off on “World Happiness Day”
 The nine-day-long Grand Karachi Carnival will start at Port Grand Karachi on March 21. Former federal minister Javed Jabbar and the chairperson of the carnival’s advisory council told “The Express Tribune” that the theme of the carnival is ‘It’s all about happiness’. He further added that “The carnival will bring together... Read more
PML(N) decides to reshuffle Cabinet
The government lead by PML(N) has decided to reshuffle its cabinet to give representation to newly elected senators. According to PML(N) sources, the cabinet reshuffle will be done to adjust collation parties in the cabinet. It is also said that MQM, which has eight Senators, might get Deputy Chairman’s slot if it extended... Read more
Amir set for domestic return
Islamabad: Considered among the best young bowlers in the world when he was hit with a five-year fixing ban in 2010, Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir embarks on the long road to redemption Monday in his return to domestic cricket. The 22-year-old left-armer is set to play for Omar Associates... Read more
Bahria Town, K-Electric agree on two power plants for Karachi
Dubai: Bahria Town and K-Electric signed an agreement of 500MW of electricity supply for Karachi. According details, K-Electric will establish two power plants, one coal based and one liquefied natural gas (LNG) based power plant in Karachi. Both power plants of K-Electric will supply uninterrupted power to Bahria Town Karachi.... Read more
Nation observing Intl Women’s Day today
Karachi: Alike other countries in the world, Pakistan is also observing International Women’s Day 2015 today on March 8, with the theme: “Make It Happen.” The day brings an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women. Pakistan, will organize a number of events to mark the economic, political and... Read more
Maxwell ton sets Sri Lanka massive run-chase
: Glenn Maxwell produced one of his famed ‘big shows’ with a pulsating maiden one-day international century off 51 balls to power Australia to 376 for nine in their crunch World Cup match with Sri Lanka in Sydney on Sunday. The quirky all-rounder produced a dazzling array of shots... Read more
Iraqi man fleeing to US to escape IS shot dead
Dallas: A Muslim man who had fled the Islamic State in Iraq to Dallas, Texas, was shot dead by unknown gunmen. According to a report published by the Amarican daily LA Times, Ahmed Al-Jumaili, who shifted to America to escape the IS, walked out of his apartment along with his wife... Read more
CEC vows action over horse-trading claims
Chief Election Commissioner of Pakistan, Sardar Muhammad Raza Khan, has said that Senate elections were held in ‘peaceful’ atmosphere. “Except Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), the process of election in three provinces including Punjab, Sindh and Balochistan, was found smooth, and without any problem,” he stated while talking to Pakistan Television... Read more
Pakistan moves to widen tax net, but big fish yet to be caugh
Islamabad: Pakistan has begun chasing wealthy tax-dodgers who enjoy lives of extravagance and luxury, but revenue officials face huge challenges in trying to force the very richest — and most influential — to pay up. Pakistan’s tax-to-GDP ratio of 9.5 percent is among the lowest in the world and... Read more
New Zealand beat Afghanistan by six wicket
Napier: New Zealand claimed their fifth win in five World Cup games on Sunday with a six-wicket victory over Afghanistan at McLean Park. Chasing 187 to win, Martin Guptill hit 57 and skipper Brendon McCullum a 19-ball 42 as tournament debutants Afghanistan slipped to a fourth defeat in five... Read more
Ranikot fort: The great wall of Sindh
The ancient fort of Ranikot lies a few kilometres from Sindh. Its also known quite aptly as the ” Deware-Sindh” (The great wall of sindh)  With a circumference of nearly  26 kilometres its pretty much the largest fort in the world. “The size of Ranikot defies all reasons. It... Read more
Auckland: Pakistani wicket-keeper Sarfraz Ahmed Saturday claimed a record-equalling six catches behind the stumps against Sourth Africa and was named man-of-the-match. Sarfaraz has levelled the record of Australia’s Adam Gilchrist after taking six catches in the World Cup match. Also Watch: Sarfaraz Ahmed took 6 catches and scored 49 Runs Pakistan’s... Read more