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...
SpaceX ready to launch again
SpaceX says it has determined the cause of a launchpad explosion that destroyed a satellite in September and is ready to start launches again as early as Sunday. An unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded September 1 in Cape Canaveral, destroying a satellite that Facebook planned to use to... Read more
Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ becomes German bestseller
The first reprint of Adolf Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” in Germany since World War II has proved a surprise bestseller, heading for its sixth print run, its publisher said Tuesday. The Institute of Contemporary History of Munich (IfZ) said around 85,000 copies of the new annotated version of the Nazi... Read more
IK terms Qatari prince’s letter ‘fraudulent’
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Tuesday termed letter by Qatar prince inPanama Papers case was ‘fake’. Addressing a media briefing  IK said “The Qatari letter is a fraud and forgery for which the prince should be sentenced and jailed. He is not supposed to turn out in person,”... Read more
PM reviews foreign policy, future roadmap for regional stability
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday reviewed the country’s foreign policy viz-a-viz current regional and global challenges. “The meeting reviewed bilateral and multi-lateral relations with neighbouring countries, future road-map for regional stability and maintenance of mutually beneficial relations with all countries in the region and beyond,” a PM’s Office... Read more
Renshaw hits maiden Test century against Pakistan
Australia’s rookie opening batsman Matt Renshaw made a huge statement to selectors for next month’s India series with a resolute maiden Test century against Pakistan on Tuesday. The Yorkshire-born 20-year-old watched his opening batting partner David Warner blast a 78-ball century in the first session of the third Test... Read more
Mohammad Amir Brutal Bouncer knocks off Matt Renshaw
Mohammad Amir’s brutal bouncer knowed Matt Renshaw to the floor. Matthew Renshaw is shaken by Mohammad Amir’s wicked bouncer that smacks him straight on the helmet in the third Test at the SCG Pakistan vs Australia 3rd Test Day 1 Renshaw had batted through the entire day to be unconquered... Read more
Major parts of Pakistan receive light to heavy rain
Islamabad, Rawalpindi and adjoining areas are receiving light rain while there are reports of light snowfall in Murree.     Jhelum, Pind Dadan Khan and Sheikhupura are also getting light rain. According to reports, northern parts of the country are receiving light to heavy rain. There are reports of heavy... Read more
MPA Hina Pervaiz Butt moves a resolution demands ban on Indian films
Punjab Assembly lawmaker Hina Pervaiz Butt has submitted a resolution in Punjab Assembly seeking blanket ban on Indian films across Pakistan. Hina Pervaiz’s resolution read as: “This House expresses concerns on Indian ‘cultural attacks’ on Pakistani nation and demands the government of Pakistan immediately impose blanket ban on Indian... Read more
Attacker still on run as IS claims Istanbul New Year massacre
Islamic State militants on Monday claimed the shooting rampage at a glamorous Istanbul nightclub that killed 39 on New Year’s night, while police arrested eight suspects but the attacker remained on the run. The statement by the extremist group – which Turkey is fighting in neighboring Syria – was... Read more
Warner joins Bradman with Test century before lunch
David Warner said he was honoured to join the likes of Donald Bradman after smashing a whirlwind century before lunch in the third Test against Pakistan Tuesday. The left-hander slammed his 18th Test hundred and third at the Sydney Cricket Ground off 78 balls to reach three figures in... Read more
Indian film producer Abis Rizvi, fashion designer Khushi Shah killed in Istanbul attack
Abis Rizvi, 49, a Bollywood producer and Khushi Shah, a fashion designer in her 20s among  the 39  people were killed in an attack at a nightclub in Istanbul on  New Year night Abis Rizvi was the Son of former Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament Dr Akhtar Hasan Rizvi. He is... Read more