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...
4 Lyari gangsters shot dead in Karachi
The Rangers claimed to have shot dead four members of a Lyari gang in an alleged encounter in the Pak Colony area of the metropolis, according to media reports. According to the Rangers spokesman, the paramilitary force raided the Pak Colony area, where the gangsters opened fire on the... Read more
No evidence of ISIL involvement in Karachi Bus Carnage
The government has discovered no evidence whatsoever, to support Daesh’s claim that the latter was involved in Karachi bus attack that left at least 47 people dead, official sources said. The police had recovered a pamphlet from the crime scene bearing a message from Daesh claiming responsibility for the... Read more
Pope Francis to meet Palestinian President after signing bilateral treaty
Pope Francis is all set to meet Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas today, just a few days after the Vatican said it was preparing to sign its first accord with Palestine, drawing Israeli ire. The meeting at the Vatican also comes a day before the pontiff is due to canonise... Read more
Tickets go on sale in Pakistan for Zimbabwe series
Lahore: Tickets went on sale in Pakistan Saturday for next week’s cricket series against Zimbabwe, days after a major militant attack put the visit — the first by a Test playing nation in six years — in doubt. Zimbabwe confirmed Friday that it will go ahead with the tour,... Read more
Convicted murderer hanged in Lahore
A man convicted of murder was  executed earlier today in Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat jail. Ahmed Khan was sentenced to death for kidnapping and murdering a person in 2008. Khan was sent to the gallows early morning today (May 16). Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif lifted a de facto moratorium on... Read more
Appeal for justice:Parents of martyred APS children to protest outside parliament
Parents of the martyred Army Public School children said today, that if justice is not served, they will hold a peaceful protest in Islamabad in front of the Parliament House on June 16. The parents said that the judicial inquiry team formed to probe into the school attack has... Read more
Iran to help oppressed people in the region: Ayatollah Khamenei
 Iran will help oppressed people in the region as much as it can, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said earlier today, in a thinly veiled threat against regional rival Saudi Arabia. “Yemen, Bahrain and Palestine are oppressed, and we protect oppressed people as much as we can,” state news... Read more
Jackie Chan and Aamir Khan to star in a China-India co-production
Mumbai: Jackie Chan and Aamir Khan will star in a China-India co-production film, Chinese film regulators said on Thursday, while announcing three such films. Kung Fu Yoga, a combination of Chinese martial arts and Indian culture, will star the two actors. There will also be a film on Xuan Zang,... Read more
Sindh Home Dept urges ATC to hear cases against Faisal Mota
Karachi: Sindh Home Department officials on Saturday wrote a letter to an anti-terrorism court (ATC) requesting it to hear the cases filed against Nine Zero detainee Faisal Mota in jail. The relevant department further urged the court to enhance the security of the suspect as he was under threat.... Read more
Customs approaches Banking court for money laundering case against Ayyan Ali
Customs intelligence filed an application in Banking court to register a money laundering case against model Ayyan Ali instead a foreign currency  smuggling In the application Customs officials plead the court that an organized group is behind Ayyan and a case of money laundering should be registered against her instead of currency... Read more
The opah is the first warm-blooded fish ever found
It’s the warm fish in a cold pond. A new study published in the journal Science has identified the world’s first fully warm-blooded fish: the car tire-sized opah, or moonfish. Unlike birds and mammals, which warm their bodies above the ambient temperature, fish, amphibians and reptiles are generally classified... Read more
Pakistan to provide foolproof security to Zimbabwe team
Islamabad: Zimbabwe Cricket team will be given foolproof security during its tour to Pakistan Interior ministry has directed the authorities to make strict security arrangements for the visitors. Zimbabwe are set to become the first Test team to tour Pakistan since militants attacked the Sri Lankan team bus in... Read more
There is a secret apartment at the top of the Eiffel Tower
When Gustave Eiffel designed the Eiffel Tower, he included a private apartment for himself at the top – and now you can go see it in person. Gustave Eiffel was “the object of general envy” among Parisians during his lifetime and it wasn’t for designing one of the most... Read more
Safoora attack probe: Two operatives of banned organsation arrested
Karachi: Intelligence agencies have arrested two operatives of a banned organisation in connection with the attack on a bus belonging to the Ismaili community. More than 40 people were killed when gunmen stormed the bus on Wednesday near Safoora Chowrangi. According to sources, the operatives were taken into custody... Read more