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Blue light from your phone can permanently damage your eyes: Study

SPAIN: The blue light being transmitted from your smart phones can prove to be unbelievably toxic for your eyes. According to a study conducted by the University of Toledo, the blue light emitting from your phone can be the root cause of your diminishing eyesight. It is termed as one of the leading causes of vision loss in the United States. A professor at the University said that “It’s no secret that blue light harms our vision by damaging the eye’s retina.”  "Retinal, which is produced by the eye, is triggered…

PML-N workers attack ARY News team in Gujranwala

GUJRANWALA: Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) workers on Friday attacked an ARY News team and damaged DSNG van while the team was busy in covering the rally of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif in Gujranwala.ARY NEWS Reported  The assailants pelted stones on the van and smashed it with batons. They also threatened and used foul language against the team. President Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) Afzal Butt, Pakistan Awami Tehreek chief Tahir-ul-Qadri and Awami Muslim League Chief Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed…

Govt releases Rs5 bn to compensate TDPs in FATA

ISLAMABAD:The federal government on Tuesday released over five billion rupees for welfare of Temporarily Displaced Persons of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas. According to Radio Pakistan, sources at the FATA secretariat told the organisation that the amount will be spent on providing compensation to the tribal people whose houses were destroyed or damaged in terrorist acts. The owner of each damaged house will receive four hundred thousand rupees while partially damaged houses' owners will get one hundred sixty…

Seven killed in powerful blast in China

BEIJING: A powerful explosion ripped through a building in a northern Chinese city on Monday, killing seven people and injuring scores more. Media reports said the blast in Yulin, which destroyed or damaged nearby buildings including a hospital, may have been caused by explosives illegally stored in the building. The official Xinhua news agency said dozens of firefighters were sent to the scene in Shaanxi province, and rescuers were hunting for survivors who may be trapped in the rubble. Pictures showed widespread damage,…

Fighting fires: Samsung struggles to limit damage from smartphone recall

SEOUL: Heated meetings, sacrificed holidays and teams monitoring social media round-the-clock to track whether there have been any new smartphone fires: Samsung Electronics is still desperately trying to limit the damage of a record global recall announced more than a month ago. Samsung said most of the fire-prone Galaxy Note 7s have been recovered in major markets, including the United States and South Korea. But the trouble is not over for either South Korea's largest listed company or mobile division chief Koh Dong-jin,…

India seeks $100m in damages from Nestle

NEW DELHI: India's government is seeking damages of nearly $100 million from Nestle for "unfair trade practices" after the food safety watchdog banned its hugely popular Maggi noodles brand.