Category: Technology

Bachchan to undergo surgery

MUMBAI: Veteran Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan will undergo surgery later this week after suffering a bout of “abdominal pain”, the actor revealed on his blog...

Air pollution tied to higher heart attack risk

Breathing in dirty air may be linked to a higher chance of suffering a heart attack a few days afterward, according to a French analysis of past studies. Researchers led...

Aspirin could beat cancer spread: Australian study

SYDNEY: Aspirin and other household drugs may inhibit the spread of cancer because they help shut down the chemical “highways” which feed tumours, Australian...

CERN turns up power to answer Higgs riddle in 2012

GENEVA: Scientists hunting the Higgs boson, the sub-atomic particle believed to have played a vital role in the creation of the universe, decided on Monday to turn up...

Iran to unveil new nuclear fuel advance – report

MOSCOW: Iran will present a new advance in its atomic programme on Wednesday by loading domestically made nuclear fuel into a research reactor in the capital Tehran, a...

Drug Control to become a federal responsibility

LAHORE: The Punjab Assembly is going to request the parliament to frame law on the Drug Regulatory Authority through a resolution on Wednesday after a decision by the...

IT park being set up in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: The provincial information technology department on Monday acquired 25,000 square feet space in Peshawar’s Deans Trade Centre for setting up an information...

36-foot-long whale shark carcass brought to city harbour

KARACHI, Feb 7: A 36-foot-long whale shark was on Tuesday morning brought to the Karachi Fish Harbour by local fishermen who claimed to have found it dead in the open...