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...
Sarfraz replaces Azhar as ODI captain
Pakistani wicket-keeper and T20 captain Sarfraz Ahmed has been appointed the national squad’s One Day International cricket captain as well, according to PCB Chairman Shaharyar Khan. Following Azhar Ali’s dismal performance as captain in the recently concluded Pakistan-Australia test series, PCB has decided to replace him with Sarfraz Ahmed,... Read more
Indian actress Shruti Ulfat arrested for posting video with a cobra
A leading Indian TV actress Shruti Ulfa was arrested by forest department on Wednesday, months after she posted videos and a picture of herself with a cobra. According to ‘mid-day’, Shruti Ulfat was shooting for the mythological TV show Nagarjuna – Ek Yoddha. The show is set in the... Read more
Heli-ski team visits ISPR directorate
A Heli ski team comprising 38 foreigners from 12 different countries visited ISPR Directorate today. The team is on a week long tour to Pakistan through a joint collaboration of Training Resource Group (TRG) and ISPR, for heli-skiing and to explore beauty of Pakistan. The team was briefed by... Read more
PM invites global entrepreneurs to invest in Pakistan
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has invited global entrepreneurs to invest in Pakistan and take advantage of its strategic location, rich human and material resources, political stability and attractive investment policy. He was addressing corporate and business leaders from around the world in Islamabad today. The prime minister said Pakistan... Read more
9/11 mastermind tells Obama attacks were America’s fault
The self-proclaimed mastermind of the September 11 attacks wrote to former president Barack Obama to tell him 9/11 was a direct result of American foreign policy and the deaths of innocent people it has caused. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed’s 18-page letter was addressed to “the head of the snake, Barack... Read more
Abducted blogger Ahmad Waqas Goraya breaks silence
A Pakistani activist abducted last month has broken his silence on his weeks-long disappearance. Ahmad Waqas Goraya was among five activists who vanished in Pakistan in early January. Human Rights Watch, opposition lawmakers and Pakistani activists have said their near simultaneous abductions pointed to government involvement in a country... Read more