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...
Punjab Food Authority announces to induct former SSG commandos, bodybuilders
The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has announced to induct bodybuilder, wrestlers and former SSG commandos to provide the safety for the food inspectors during raids. The induction includes, 40 former SSG commandos and 14 wrestlers. PFA officials spokesperson, the decision was taken after incidents of PFA officers being taken hostage... Read more
FIA arrests human smuggler from Gujrat in connection with Turbat killings
In connection with the Turbat killing the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) arrested a human smuggler from Gujrat on Monday. FIA Deputy Director Khalid Anis, while talking to local news channel ‘Geo News’ said that the FIA has arrested a suspect, Sohail Shakeel, on the charge of facilitating the illegal... Read more
India releases Pakistani prisoner after 12 years
India released a Pakistani citizen, Khalid Parvez,  after 12 years who was imprisoned in India. Indian border security force handed over Khalid  to Pakistani security officials at the Wagah Border in Lahore. Khaldi, 50, travelled to India in 2005 to attend a cricket match but was later arrested from... Read more
Punjab govt declares Nawaz Sharif’s Jati Umra as CM Punjab’s camp office
Punjab government has declared former disqualified prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s Jati Umra as Chief Minister’s (CM) camp office. According to the notification issued, Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif approved a summary declaring Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Nawaz Sharif’s Jati Umra residence as the ‘CM Punjab Camp Office’. In a... Read more
Dengue cases showing downward trend in Rawalpindi
As the weather turned chilly, dengue cases are showing downward trend and providing relief to all those engaged for the task in Rawalpindi. Talking to APP, the Executive Health Officer Muhammad Dr Suhail Chaudhry said that it is a healthy sign that temperature has been decreasing in Rawalpindi and... Read more
Major flights delayed as smog engulfs Lahore, Multan
Dozens of domestic and international flights were delayed in Lahore and Multan International airport following smog engulfs. A number of passengers crowded the airports as over 60 flights were cancelled coming to and from the provincial capital. Multan was also blanketed by fog, forcing the delay of five flights... Read more
One Party, One symbol: MQM-P, PSP decide to unite
The Muttahida Qaumi Movement – Pakistan (MQM-P) and Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) have decided to regroup with “one name, one symbol and one manifesto”, a year after the two political factions announced complete disassociation from their former leadership based in London. Announcing their decision at a joint press conference... Read more
Smog can cause lower yields of vegetables, fruits, crops: Agri experts
Agriculture experts on Wednesday said that critical mix of smog and fog could cause decline in vegetables,fruits and crops yields in the province. Talking to APP, an expert said that burning of coal and other fossil fuels give rise to various chemical pollutants such as SO2 (sulphur dioxide), NOx... Read more
Over 2,600 Sikh pilgrims arrive to commemorate Guru Nanak’s anniversary
Over 2,600 Sikh pilgrims arrived at the Wagha Railway Station on Thursday through special trains to celebrate the 548th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak Dev Gi. Talking to the media, the Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) Chairman Mohammad Farooq, welcoming the Sikh pilgrims from India and other countries,... Read more
FBR seizes bank accounts of Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has seized bank accounts of singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan were seized over alleged evasion of taxes. According to FBR, Rahat’s bank accounts has been seized over non-payment of income tax worth Rs 33,48000 for the year 2015 , which he failed to... Read more
2 more died, death toll from poisonous Lassi rises to 15
Two more people died from consuming poisonous lassi in Tehsil Alipur, Muzaffargarh, the total toll has gone to 15 on Tuesday. The recent casualties includes a seven-year old girl at Nishtar Hospital Multan. According to Nishatr Hospital medical staff, 12 others affected from the poisonous Lassi are still under... Read more
Indian fishermen handed over to BSF at Wagah: ISPR
Government of Pakistan released 68 Indian fishermen on Monday. Representatives of Ministry of Interior and Pakistan Rangers (Punjab) handed over the Indian nationals to Indian Border Security Force at Joint Check Post Wahga. The released Indian prisoners thanked Govt of Pakistan and appreciated the efforts / arrangements made by... Read more
Nation’s sacrifices won today: DG ISPR
On the successful conclusion of the third T20 match between the Pak-Sri Lanka The Director-General (DG) of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor on Sunday congratulation to the whole nation. Major General Ghafoor tweeted, thanked the Sri Lankan cricket team for visiting Pakistan “The nation’s sacrifices won... Read more
Pakistan, Sri Lanka cricket teams reach Lahore for third T20I
Pakistan and Sri Lanka teams arrived  Lahore on early Sunday morning amid tight security to play third and final match of the Twenty20.. Lanka team led by Thisara Perera after Upal Tharanga landed at Allama Iqbal International Airport at 2:25 AM. Whereas Pakistan’s squad reached Lahore at 1:50 AM.... Read more