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...
2nd ODI: Raza, Chibhabha lift Zimbabwe to 268-7
Lahore: Sikaner Raza scored a brilliant unbeaten hundred while opener Chamu Chibhabha missed his by one run as Zimbabwe posted 268-7 in the second one-day international against Pakistan in Lahore on Friday. Pakistan-born Raza smashed an 84-ball 100 not out with eight fours and three sixes while Chibhabha’s career-best... Read more
Intelligence agencies recovered 2 billion rupees from house of Sharjeel Memon
Karachi: Intelligence agencies today (Friday) raid at residence of Sindh Information Minister, Sharjeel Inam Memon  at Clifton Karachi and recovered 2 billion rupees. According to sources, intelligence agencies conducted a raid at the residence of Memon on a tip-off money laundering and corruption allegations. Source also added that raid continued for... Read more
Imran Abbas wraps up ‘Jaanisaar’
Karachi: Known for his work in Pakistani TV serials, Imran Abbas is set to take audiences by storm on the big screen will his second Bollywood film Jaanisaar, directed by Muzaffar Ali of Umrao Jaan fame. The actor, who recently wrapped up shooting for the film, talks about his experience. “It... Read more
Taher Shah set for Hollywood debut
Pakistani singer Taher Shah announced on Twitter that he will be making his upcoming Hollywood debut. Yes, you guessed it right. The name of the film is ‘Eye to Eye’. And no, this is not a mean joke we’re playing on you! The Pakistani singer, who shot to national... Read more
Oldest murder mystery cracked
London: Scientists may have cracked the world’s oldest murder mystery, after they found evidence of the earliest known homicide in a 4,30,000-year-old human skull in Spain. The study into lethal wounds found on the skull also offers evidence of the earliest funerary practices in the archaeological record, researchers said.... Read more
Calvin Harris becomes the richest DJ in the world
Hollywood : Three years ago, independent website Celebrity Networth put out a list of the Top 30 DJs in terms of net worth. At the time, Tiesto trounced Calvin Harris by a whopping $20 million. But Forbes released their list of highest paid DJs last year, and noted that... Read more
China crushes half a tonne of ivory in symbolic gesture
Beijing :China destroyed more than six hundred kilograms of ivory in front of media and diplomats Friday, as it seeks to shed its image as a global trading hub for illegal elephant tusks. Engraved tusks and carved ivory chopsticks were fed into a crushing machine which spewed powder and clouds... Read more
Liverpool’s Hairy student Yasmin bombarded by Facebook friend requests from men after her unshaven viral photos
Liverpool : Liverpool University student Yasmin whose unshaven photos went viral has been bombarded with friend requests on Facebook from men. Brave Yasmin Gasimova showed off her body yesterday, revealing hairy legs, armpits and belly hair as she told student newspaper The Tab: “Being hairy isn’t scary.” Since then the... Read more
Petrol expected to increase by Rs 6.19
Islamabad: OGRA has recommended an increase in the price of petroleum products for June in its summary sent to the Ministry of Petroleum. The price of petrol is expected to increase by Rs 6.19 per litre while diesel is expected to rise by Rs 7.91. According to OGRA’s recommendations... Read more
Blast outside Saudi Shia mosque during prayers
Riyadh :Three people were killed on Friday when a suicide bomber tried to enter a mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia, witnesses said, the second attack of its kind in a week. A witness identified only as Ahmed said he was with his family near the Al Anoud Mosque when a... Read more
Two FC personnel martyred North Waziristan
Two FC personnel were martyred in North Waziristan Agency when their vehicle was attacked in Ghullam Khan Tehsil. According to sources, 15 militants were killed when security forces retaliated. Operation Zarb-e-Azb was launched to root out terrorists from North Waziristan on June, 2014.   Read more
India claim Pakistani ‘spy’ pigeon caught
Indian authorities on Wednesday captured what they claim is a ‘spy’ pigeon from Pakistan. Police in Chandigarh claimed that the white pigeon bore markings in Urdu and a seal. The pigeon was taken to a local veterinary hospital for an x-ray but no clues were discovered establishing any links... Read more
Pakistan opt to field in 2nd ODI against Zimbabwe
Lahore: Pakistan captain Azhar Ali won the toss and sent Zimbabwe into bat in the second day-night international in Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium on Friday Pakistan had defeated the touring team in the first ODI and lead the series 1-0. Pakistan made no change from the side which won the... Read more
Google unveils Android Pay in fresh challenge to Apple
San Francisco: Google on Thursday unveiled its pay-with-a-phone system for Android devices, ramping up its challenge to Apple in mobile payments. Android Pay, unveiled at the Google Developers conference in San Francisco, brings together mobile carriers, payment networks, banks and retailers to allow smartphone users to use their handsets... Read more