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...
Gen Qamar Bajwa is new army chief
Lt. General Qamar Javed Bajwa has been appointed as the new Chief of Army Staff of Pakistan. Lt. General Zubair Hayat has been appointed as the new Chairman Joint Chief of Staff committee. He was the senior most of the contenders but has been superseded by Lt. General Bajwa.... Read more
Pashto singer Darwesh Khan shot dead in Swabi
Pashto Folk singer Darwesh Khan killed by unidentified gunmen on Bamkhel Road late on Friday. According to local newspaper ‘The Express Tribune’ quoting police sources wrote “Sixty-year-old Darwesh Khan, a resident of Maniri, was returning home after performing at Punpir village when armed assailants opened fire at his car, killing him on... Read more
Karachi Terminal Fire: two killed as fire breaks out in fuel tank
Two killed and one seriously injured as fire broke out in an oil tank at Karachi Terminal. According to initial reports, two killed as fire broke out at an oil tank filled with 1000-tonnes of chemical at the Kemari Oil Terminal. KPT’s chief fire officer, Saeed Jadoon while talking to local... Read more
Pakistan allows Russia to use Gwadar Port
Pakistan has formally accepted the Russian request for using the Gwadar Port for exports. Apart from using Gwadar Port, Russia has also requested to be part of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Earlier,  Iran and Turkmenistan decided to use the Gwadar Port for trade to have an access to... Read more
Pakistan develops own radar system
Pakistan has developed an indigenous radar system. Director Vision of the Pakistan Air Force, Commodore Fazal Mahmood, while addressing media at the IDEAS-2016 exhibition, said that the radar system has also been provided to Jordan. To a question, he said monitoring of national territory is currently carried out through various... Read more
Hamilton Test: Pakistan 76-5 in reply to New Zealand’s 271
Pakistan collapsed to 76 for five at stumps on day two of the second Test against New Zealand in Hamilton on Saturday. Pakistan trailed New Zealand by 195 after the home team made 271 in their first innings at Seddon Park. Babar Azam was not out 34 with Sarfraz... Read more
New Zealand all out for 271 against Pakistan
New Zealand were all out for 271 in their first innings on day two of the second Test against Pakistan in Hamilton on Thursday. After going to tea at 166-8, New Zealand lost their last two wickets for five runs in 16 deliveries after the resumption. BJ Watling was... Read more
Snowden loses final Norway appeal for no-extradition pledge
Norway’s supreme court on Friday rejected a final appeal by fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden to secure assurances he would not be extradited to the US should he travel to Norway to collect an award. Just as was the case in an original lawsuit and the subsequent appeal to a... Read more
Fidel Castro dies in Havana at 90
Cuban revolutionary icon Fidel Castro died late Friday in Havana, his brother, President Raul Castro, announced on national television. “The commander in chief of the Cuban revolution died at 22:29 hours this evening,” the president announced on national television. Fidel Castro ruled Cuba as a one-party state for almost... Read more
Mohmand Camp Attack: 4 suicide bombers killed, 2 soldiers martyred
At least four militants were killed and two soldiers martyred in a suicide attack on a Frontier Corp camp of the Mohmand Rifles Headquarters in Mohmand Agency on Saturday. DG Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Asim Bajwa in a message on Twitter said, Two soldiers of the Frontier Corps (FC) were killed... Read more
Putin hands Russian passport to action star Seagal
President Vladimir Putin on Friday personally handed a new Russian passport to US action star Steven Seagal and said he hoped the gesture showed a “normalisation” of strained relations with Washington. Sitting at a round table in the Kremlin at a televised meeting, Putin showed the Hollywood actor where... Read more