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...
PFA seals soft-drink factory sealed in Lahore
The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has sealed a soft drink factory for manufacture popular soft drinks. PFA Director Operations Rafia Haider while talking to local news channel “Geo News” said “Shandy Cola’s production unit was sealed for using expired ingredients to manufacture popular soft drinks” PFA team seized four hundred thousand filled bottles and... Read more
Hot, dry weather forecast in next 12 hours
Hot and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country during the next twelve hours, According to Meteorological Department, rain-thunderstorm is likely at a few places in Sargodha, Faisalabad, D.G. Khan, Malakand divisions, Kashmir and its adjoining hilly areas. Temperature of some major cities recorded on Tuesday... Read more
Panama establishes ties with China, ditches Taiwan in win for Beijing
Panama has established diplomatic ties with China and broken with Taiwan in a major victory for Beijing, which continues to lure away the dwindling number of countries that have formal relations with the self-ruled island. Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela said in a televised address on Monday that Panama... Read more
PM arrives home after day visit to Saudi Arabia
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrived Islamabad after a day-long visit to Saudi Arabia. Sharif visited Saudi Arabia along with the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) to discuss  prevailing situation between Qatar and the Gulf states. On arrival, King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz received the Prime Minister. Pakistani delegation was comprised... Read more
US appeals court upholds block on Trump travel ban
A US appeals court has upheld a decision to block President Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban targeting citizens from six Muslim majority nations. The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit kept in place a lower court injunction on the ban, arguing the president had overstepped his authority and... Read more
Iran book ticket to 2018 World Cup
Sardar Azmoun and Mehdi Taremi were on target as Iran confirmed their spot in the 2018 World Cup finals with a 2-0 victory over Uzbekistan at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran on Monday. It was Iran’s sixth win from eight matches in Group A which took the table-toppers to... Read more
Katy Perry breaks down on depression in marathon livestream
Katy Perry broke down with emotion when describing her depression and offered to bury the hatchet with fellow pop superstar Taylor Swift as she livestreamed her life for 96 hours. To promote her fifth album “Witness,” Perry invited fans to watch her inside a Los Angeles home for a... Read more
World Cup plans continue ‘as normal’: Qatar
Qatar’s World Cup preparations continue “as normal” and organisers remain confident that stadium construction deadlines will be met, a source close to the 2022 tournament has told AFP. Despite the country being at the centre of a diplomatic crisis which has seen Qatar cut off politically — and economically... Read more
Sky TV sees 14% drop in Premier League viewers
Television viewing figures for Sky’s live Premier League football matches fell by an average of 14 percent last season, the company confirmed Monday against a backdrop of a huge hike in broadcasting costs. Although the drop was partially down on viewers switching to watching games online and more matches... Read more