Bubble trouble? Bitcoin tops $11,000 after $1,000 surge in 12 hours
Bitcoin zoomed past $11,000 (£8,185.50) to hit a record high for the sixth day in a row on Wednesday...
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...
Pakistani mountaineer, Hassan Sadpara passes away
Pakistani mountaineer Hassan Sadpara, 53, passed away this morning at CHM Rawalpindi. He was suffering from multiple blood cancer and was brought to a private hospital in Rawalpindi, from where he was moved to the Combined Military Hospital for treatment on the directives of the prime minister Read: Mountaineer Hassan Sadpara diagnosed... Read more
Army chief Gen Raheel Sharif begins farewell visits
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Raheel Sharif has officially kicked off his farewell visits. In a twitter message DG Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Asim Bajwa announced “The army chief began his visits on Monday at the Lahore Garrison where he addressed and thanked a huge gathering of soldiers... Read more
Obama says goodbye to world stage after eight years
US President Barack Obama bid farewell to the world stage Sunday, pondering his legacy, offering advice to his successor and discussing his post-presidential life at the end of his final foreign tour. His historic presidency and charisma have made Obama a rock star on the international scene, even at... Read more
India close in on victory as England slump
India were on the cusp of a 1-0 series lead after England’s batsmen buckled under pressure to lose five wickets on the final day of the second Test in Visakhapatnam on Monday. Chasing 405 for victory, England were 142 for seven at lunch with wicketkeeper-batsman Jonny Bairstow (23) and... Read more
Ariana Grande wins top American Music award
Ariana Grande was named artist of the year in American Music Awards on Sunday, and punk band Green Day took aim at newly-elected US President Donald Trump. “No Trump, no KKK, no fascist USA,” sang Green Day, performing their controversial anti-gun violence single “Bang Bang” on the live show... Read more
Drake wins first ever American Music Award
Canadian rapper Drake won his first ever American Music Award on Sunday while Bruno Mars, Niall Horan and girl group Fifth Harmony performed on the Los Angeles stage. Drake, 30, who won a leading 13 nominations, took home the award for best rap/hip-hop album for his best-selling “Views,” which... Read more
Fed-up MH370 families to hunt for debris in Madagascar
Relatives of MH370 passengers will travel to Madagascar next month in hopes of re-kindling efforts to find and recover seaborne debris from the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines jet, next-of-kin association Voice370 said Monday. The Boeing 777 jet was carrying 239 passengers and crew when it disappeared en route from Kuala... Read more
PTI appoints Babar Awan in replaceof Hamid Khan
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has appointed senior lawyer Babar Awan in place of Hamid Khan to represent PTI in Panama Papers case in the Supreme Court. According to PTI’s Information Secretary Naeemul Haq, the PTI has decided to hire Babar Awan as its lawyer in the case. However, he said that... Read more
Obama, Putin talk about Syria and Ukraine in quick summit meet
U.S. President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin spoke for around four minutes on Sunday at the APEC summit about Syria and Ukraine, in what is likely to be their last in-person meeting before Obama leaves office. The two men met at the start of the summit... Read more
Mobile phones to go silent in Sindh, GB
Mobile phone services in Sindh and Gilgit-Baltistan will be suspended today (Monday) on Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS). According to the Interior Ministry the measure is taken on the strong recommendation of intelligence agencies and PTA has been taken into confidence on it. Cellular phone services will remain... Read more
Asif Ali Zardari to return Pakistan in December
Former president Asif Ali Zardari announced that he would be back in Pakistan in a few weeks. Zardari in an interview with ‘Capital Talk ‘ at local news channel ‘GEO News’  said that he will return to Pakistan. Responding to a question on the PanamaLeaks case in the apex court “Democracy’s evolution... Read more
Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS) being observed today
The Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (AS) and martyrs of Karbala is being observed today with religious zeal and reverence. Mourning processions with Alam, Tazia and Zuljinah would be taken out in different cities to mark the day. Mourning processions are being taken out and mourning sittings are being... Read more