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...
Murad Ali Shah takes oath as Sindh Chief Minister
Syed Murad Ali Shah has taken oath as the new Chief Minister of Sindh. The oath was administered by Governor Sindh Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ebad at the Governor’s House. Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto was also present on the occasion to witness the oath-taking ceremony. Murad Ali Shah is the... Read more
Indonesian executions a “complete mess”: lawyer
Indonesia executed four drug convicts Friday but 10 others due to face the firing squad were given an apparent reprieve in a confused process one lawyer condemned as a “complete mess”. The executions on a remote prison island went ahead despite strong protests from international rights groups, UN Secretary-General... Read more
Samia Shahid’s husband request UK, Pakistan to hold fair trial
The husband of a British woman who was allegedly killed in Pakistan has called for the UK and Pakistani governments to ensure his wife received justice, as he sought to keep the spotlight on so-called “honour” killings. Mukhtar Kazam presented at an emotional press conference a copy of the... Read more
Microsoft to cut 2,850 more jobs
Microsoft said it would cut about 2,850 more jobs over the next 12 months, taking its total planned job cuts to up to 4,700, or about 4 percent of its workforce. The company said in May it would cut 1,850 jobs in its smartphone business, most of them in... Read more
Petition filed in LHC for COAS’s extension for four years
A petition has been filed in the Lahore High Court, seeking for high court intervension for the extension in service of Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif up to four years. In the petition, the petition, Advocate Rana Ilmuddin plead that that ” COAS launched Operation Zarb-e-Azb that eliminated... Read more
Senior Police official to probe British woman’s suspected ‘honour killing’
Pakistan has appointed a senior police official to investigate the death of a British woman whose husband alleges she was killed for marrying him against her parents’ wishes. The case has attracted attention because it comes days after the high-profile ‘honor killing’ of outspoken social media star Qandeel Baloch... Read more
Sindh to be elected Chief Minister today
Sindh Assembly will elect the new chief minister of the province today (Friday). The contest will be between the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party’s (PPP) Syed Murad Ali Shah and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) Khurram Sher Zaman for the seat. The opposition parties of Sindh, Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz... Read more
Shah Mehmood Qureshi attends Democratic Convention to support Hillary Clinton
Vice Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Shah Mehmood Qureshi attended the Democratic Convention at Philadelphia. According to Qureshi’s Facebook page, the Qureshi attended the convention to support and campaign for Hillary Clinton, the nominee of the Democratic Party for President of the United States in 2016. Quershi’s Facebook page stated... Read more
SSP Rao Anwar claims Waseem Akhtar made startling revelations
SSP South Malir Rao Anwar claimed that elected mayor Karachi, Waseem Akhtar has made several revelations  including the militant wing of the MQM and the China Cutting. Rao while talking to locals news channel ‘ARY News’ said that Akhtar had made other revelations apart from the 12th May, 2007 for which... Read more
Erdogan wants army under president’s control after coup
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan wants the armed forces and national intelligence agency brought under the control of the presidency, a parliamentary official said on Thursday, part of a major overhaul of the military after a failed coup. Erdogan’s comments came after a five-hour meeting of Turkey’s Supreme Military Council... Read more
Hillary Clinton vows to be president for ‘all Americans’
Hillary Clinton on Thursday accepted the Democratic Party’s White House nomination, casting herself as a tireless champion of the people and rejecting Donald Trump’s dark picture of America. Becoming the first woman to win the nomination of a major political party, Clinton promised to be a president for “all... Read more
Indonesia halts execution of Pakistani Zulfiqar Ali
The Indonesian government has halted the execution of Zulfiqar Ali, a Pakistani death row prisoner convicted on drug-related crime in a controversial trial. Ambassador Aqil Nadeem confirmed late Thursday night to APP from Jakarta over telephone and said “The officials of Indonesia’s Foreign Office have conveyed us that Zulfiqar... Read more
COAS vows to break nexus between terrorism, criminality, corruption
Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif reiterated to break the nexus between terrorists, criminality and corruption. COAS while talking to a gathering held by the Chinese embassy at the 89th anniversary of founding of People’s Liberation Army (PLA). The army chief said that Operation Zarb-e-Azb would continue to... Read more