Health


Britain worked through night to counter cyber attack on health service

Zimbabwe is one of the countries targeted by the massive cyber-attack called WannaCry ransomware which has hit computers in 104 countries including the Russian Federation, the UK, Ukraine and China. National Security Agency, that leaked online in April. While Microsoft had released an update in March with a patch to address the problem, any computers that had not yet installed that update were vulnerable to attack.


Thailand's chunky monkey on diet after gorging on junk food

Thailand's chunky monkey on diet after gorging on junk food

Today he weighs 60 pounds, three times the amount of an average adult, reports the Associated Press and is facing serious health issues. And the monkey didn't get this way on his own-he had enablers. Veterinarian Supakan Kaewchot prepares a healthy meal for the obese macaque at a rehabilitation center Bangkok, Thailand, Friday. Honestly, though, who can't relate to Uncle Fat's struggle? Supakarn said Uncle Fatty was captured in Bangkok's Bang Khun Tian district last month and weighed ...



Services to have 4-slab GST rates, no decision on gold

The Goods and Services Tax Council on Thursday approved all nine rules required to roll out the new tax regime from July 1. It will replace 16 current levies - seven central taxes like excise duty and service tax and nine state taxes like VAT and entertainment tax - thereby creating India as one market with one tax rate.


KSPCB begins inspection of industries

KSPCB begins inspection of industries

The team also visited apartments and gave strict instructions in keeping with the NGT directive to install sewage treatment plants (STP) or face action. The NGT on April 1, the NGT directed immediate and complete shut-down of all industries around the water body. As per the directions by the Tribunal, the KSPCB must collect samples from the existing STPs and get it inspected by Indian Institute of Science in Bengaluru and submit its report by July 13.


Search for 1-year-old boy out of San Francisco

Search for 1-year-old boy out of San Francisco

LA police say the pair was found in the Palms section of the city Friday night. Makai, was suspected to be with 30-year-old Jason Lam, his father. Investigators say the Bangoura's mother reported Thursday that her son had not been returned by his father, although it was unclear when he was due back.