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...
Paris Orly airport evacuated after shooting: witnesses
Security forces at Paris’ Orly airport on Saturday shot dead a man who took a weapon from a soldier, the interior ministry said, adding that nobody was hurt in the incident.  Witnesses said the airport was evacuated following the shooting Saturday morning. “A man took a weapon from a... Read more
‘The Walking Dead’ promises another 100 episodes
Ratings juggernaut “The Walking Dead” revealed on Friday fans can expect to see its increasingly rancid zombies shambling across their screens for years to come. The AMC show, the most successful basic cable TV series in history, tells the story of sheriff’s deputy Rick Grimes, who leads his son... Read more
West Indies name squad for T20 series against Pakistan
West Indies have named 16 players for the upcoming four-match Twenty20 Internationals series against Pakistan starting on March 26 in Barbados and Trinidad. The World T20 champions squad will be cut to 13 before the first match. The series will open in Barbados, where the first Twenty20 will be... Read more
Ethiopian airline makes emergency landing at Lahore airport
Ethiopian flight enroute to China made an emergency landing at the Allama Iqbal International airport on Saturday . According to sources, Ethiopian Airlines Boeing-777 was travelling from Addis Abbaba to Beijing made an emergency landing at 10:40 AM in Lahore after a reported scuffle between two passengers aboard. Two foreign... Read more
Dar reviews progress on Kohsar Block project
Finance Minister, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar here on Saturday chaired a meeting to discuss matters regarding completion and operationalizing of Kohsar Block (New Pak. Secretariat) project and subsequent allocation of office space to different ministries and departments. The Secretary Housing and Works and DG, PWD briefed the Finance Minister... Read more
Punjab CM, Tatarstan president hold meeting
Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif and Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov held a delegation-level meeting in a local hotel here on Saturday. During the meeting, it was agreed to promote bilateral relations in different sectors including skills development, petro-chemical, technology, industry, mines, agriculture, livestock, tourism, sports and other sectors.... Read more
Sprinter Nadia Nazeer, son killed in road accident
Sprinter Nadia Nazeer and her son were killed in a road accident in Punjab’s Bahawalnagar district on Saturday. Nadia  along with his son were returning to Sahiwal from a wedding ceremony with her husband and son when their car was hit by a speeding trailer at Chishtian Road near... Read more
In first Trump-Merkel meeting, awkward body language and a quip
The first face-to-face meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel started awkwardly on Friday and ended even more oddly, with a quip by Trump about wiretapping that left the German leader visibly bewildered. The two leaders share different views on trade, Russia and immigration, leading... Read more
Over 40 refugees dead in attack on boat off Yemen
More than 40 people including women and children have been shot dead aboard a boat carrying Somali refugees in the Red Sea off war-torn Yemen, officials said on Friday. It was not immediately clear who was behind the attack. The refugees were hit by light weapons fire in waters... Read more
Suicide bomber attacks Bangladesh police special forces base
A suicide bomber injured two Bangladeshi police officers on Friday when he attacked a base being built for the police anti-terrorist unit, officials said. Local media quoting the BBC Bangla service said Daesh had claimed responsibility for the rare attack on Bangladesh’s security services. Senior Dhaka police official Krishna... Read more
MQM-P leader Farooq Sattar arrested
Chief of Muttaheda Qaumi Movement (MQM ) Pakistan, Dr Farooq Sattar has been arrested on Friday night and was shifted to Chakiwara Police Station. According to local news channel ‘GEO News’, Dr. Farooq Sattar was arrested when he returning after attending a wedding ceremony at PAF Museum. Sources said Sattar... Read more