22 injured as London Tube train hit by terror attack

[London: Police stand by a cordon near Parsons Green subway station in London, Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. London’s Metropolitan Police and ambulance services are confirming they are at the scene of “an incident” at the Parsons Green subway station in the southwest of the capital. /PTI] London, Sep 15 : An explosion jolted a London […]

App to treat substance abuse gets FDA nod

Washington, Sep 15 : In a first, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved marketing of a novel mobile medical application designed to help treat people with substance use disorders such as addiction to alcohol, cocaine and marijuana. The “Reset” app developed by Pear Therapeutics — a US-based Prescription Digital Therapeutics firm — […]

Global hunger on rise, say UN food agencies

Rome, Sep 15 : After steadily declining for over a decade, global hunger is on the rise again, affecting 815 million people in 2016, or 11 per cent of the global population, Rome-base UN food agencies said on Friday. The warning was made by Food and Agriculture organisation (FAO), International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) […]

22 injured as London Tube train hit by terror attack

London, Sep 15 : An explosion jolted a London Tube train carriage during the morning rush hour on Friday, injuring at least 22 people in what Metropolitan Police said was a “terror incident”. Neil Basu, Metropolitan Police Deputy Assistant Commissioner and the senior national coordinator for counter-terrorism policing, said it was a terrorist incident, the […]

This DNA robot can transport molecular cargo in bloodstream

New York, Sep 15 : Scientists have developed a nano “robot” made of a single strand of DNA, which can autonomously “walk” around a surface, pick up certain molecules using “arms” and “feet” and drop them off in designated locations. “Just like electromechanical robots are sent off to faraway places, like Mars, we would like […]

Panama verdict: Pakistan SC nixes Sharifs’ review petitions

Islamabad, Sep 15 : In a massive setback to Nawaz Sharif, the Pakistan Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the review petitions filed by the deposed Prime Minister and his children against the July 28 Panama Papers judgement. The ruling PML-N party called the verdict a “disappointment”. A five-judge SC bench headed by Justice Asif Saeed […]