North Korea tests most advanced missile yet; US mainland in range
North Korea test fired its most advanced intercontinental ballistic yet on Wednesday, putting the US mainland within range and...
Bubble trouble? Bitcoin tops $11,000 after $1,000 surge in 12 hours
Bitcoin zoomed past $11,000 (£8,185.50) to hit a record high for the sixth day in a row on Wednesday...
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...
The Virtues of Waking Up Early
Ø Introduction A lot of people simply leap straight up from bed and go about their lives for all the world as if the whole planet is their oyster and they are its pearls. Not that there is anything wrong with that old hackneyed cliché “Rise and Shine” but... Read more
Suicide bomber kills five in Kabul bank blast
A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a bank in the Afghan capital Kabul Tuesday, days ahead of the Eid holiday, killing five people and injuring several others in an attack claimed by the Taliban. It was the latest in a series of deadly attacks to hit the city... Read more
Justice Khosa admitted to hospital over cardiac pain
Supreme Court judge Justice Asif Saeed Khosa on Tuesday was admitted to hospital after suffering cardiac pain. He was admitted to the Punjab Institute of Cardiology where an angioplasty was performed with stents in his right arteries. Justice Khosa is said to be in a conscious state and and his... Read more
PSX closes below 42,000
The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) KSE-100 index closed below the 42,000 on Tuesday. On Tuesday, the PSX continued downward trend and the index lost 741 points during the day’s trading session with investors trading shares valuing more than Rs4.74 billion. The market closed at 41,233 points, reaching a high... Read more
SC orders removal of Dr Asim’s name from ECL
The Supreme Court of Pakistan has ordered issued to remove Dr Asim’s name from the Exit Control List (ECL).  According to details, in a ruling on Tuesday the SC allowed the federal government to remove the name of Dr. Asim from ECL and also issue directives to Sindh High... Read more
Zombies, romance and revenge drive record ‘Game of Thrones’ ratings
A zombie dragon, an illicit romance and satisfying revenge helped drive the season finale of “Game of Thrones” to a viewership high, HBO said Monday, as the seventh season drew record ratings. A total of 12.1 million viewers watched Sunday’s seventh season finale, titled “The Dragon and the Wolf,”... Read more
Mark Zuckerberg welcomes second daughter in Facebook post
Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife welcomed their second daughter — August — to the world on Monday with a post on the leading social network. As they did with after the birth of their first daughter, Maxima, in late 2015, the couple wrote the girl a letter,... Read more
Two students die of electrocution at National Textile University Faisalabad hostel
At least two students died and four others injuries after being electrocuted at a private hostel of National Textile University Faisalabad on Monday night. According to rescue officials, two students identified as Faisal and Shahbaz died of a powerful electric shock after Faisal accidentally touched 1100 kilowatt wire while... Read more
Muguruza advances, Konta out as Sharapova returns at US Open
Reigning Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza advanced and British seventh seed Johanna Konta was ousted Monday at the US Open as Maria Sharapova´s long-awaited return to Grand Slam tennis neared. Spanish third seed Muguruza defeated American Varvara Lepchenko 6-0, 6-3 for her first triumph in Arthur Ashe Stadium, which celebrated... Read more
Hamas leader hails Iranian military support
The Gaza head of the Palestinian movement Hamas said on Monday it had increased its military capabilities thanks to newly improved relations with Iran. In a rare meeting with a small number of journalists, Yahya al-Sinwar said Iran was “the biggest supporter” of Hamas’s military wing, the Ezzedine al-Qassam... Read more
North Korea fires ballistic missile over Japan: Seoul, Tokyo
Nuclear-armed North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan on Tuesday, South Korea’s military and the Japanese government said, in a major escalation by Pyongyang amid tensions over its weapons ambitions. The missile fell into the Pacific Ocean off Hokkaido, the Japanese government said. No North Korean missile had... Read more