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...
Khamenei terms Saudis as America’s ‘milking cow’
Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei launched a fierce attack against regional rival Saudi Arabia, saying it was being pumped “like a milking cow” by “infidel” Americans. “The Americans have said, they are just there to pump them for money like a milking cow, and later slaughter them,” Khamenei... Read more
BlackBerry, Qualcomm decide on final amount to resolve royalty dispute
Canada’s BlackBerry Ltd said on Friday that US chipmaker Qualcomm Inc has agreed to pay the software maker $940 million, including interest and legal fees, to settle a royalty dispute. Qualcomm had said in April that it would have to refund BlackBerry $814.9 million, plus interest and attorneys’ fees,... Read more
Youm-e-Takbeer being celebrated today
Youm-e-Takbeer is being observed today to commemorate the historic nuclear tests Pakistan conducted on this day in 1998. Pakistan became seventh nuclear world power with demonstration of nuclear capabilities and the first in the Muslim world. The nuclear tests made Pakistan’s defense invincible. Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, in... Read more
Iranian film “A Man of Integrity” wins ‘Certain Regard’ competition at Cannes
A movie by an Iranian who was arrested for his work in Iran won the “Un Certain Regard” competition at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday, bolstering the country’s filmmakers’ reputation for defying the censors to make high-quality films. “A Man of Integrity”, filmed in Iran but unlikely ever... Read more
Major power outage hits Karachi on first day of Ramazan
Major power outage hit major parts of Karachi on first day of Ramadan. A major power outage was experienced in Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Gulistan-e-Johar, Malir, FB Area, Liaquatabad, Landhi, Kharadar, North Karachi, Sir Syed Town, Shadman Town, Keamari, among others, as the clocks ticked to the time to start fasting. The... Read more
Arsenal deny Chelsea double as Ramsey seals FA Cup
Arsenal salvaged some silverware from a traumatic season as they beat Premier League champion Chelsea 2-1 in the FA Cup final at Wembley on Saturday thanks to Aaron Ramsey’s late winner. Chelsea had been hot favourites to complete a remarkable debut season for manager Antonio Conte but was not... Read more
India’s Muslim meat traders plan legal action against govt over new rules
Indian meat traders plan to take the government to court over new rules banning the trading of cattle including buffalo for slaughter, calling it a move by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s administration to hurt the business run mainly by Muslims. The environment ministry said this week that animal markets... Read more