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  • Facebook removes network of accounts, pages ‘operated from Pakistan’

    KARACHI: Facebook has removed 453 Facebook accounts, 103 Pages, 78 groups and 107 Instagram accounts being operated from Pakistan over “coordinated inauthentic behaviour”, it announced on Tuesday...

    “The vast majority of the accounts, Pages and Groups engaged in coordinated reporting of content and people that were critical of Pakistan’s government or supportive of India, and some engaged in spam,” Facebook added...

  • UK, Pakistan entities collaborate to launch first robot-operated Covid-19 testing lab in Islamabad

    In order to increase Pakistan's testing capacity for the novel coronavirus, Future Trust and Opencell UK collaborated to launch the country's first robot-operated Covid-19 testing laboratory in Islamabad on Wednesday...

    Future Trust — a non-profit organisation (NPO) set up by the JS Group — has established the laboratory in Pakistan, using technology developed by Opencell UK...

  • Kidney transplant scandal: ‘Prime suspect operated upon at least 10 people’

    LAHORE: A judicial magistrate on Monday censured the Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) investigating officer in an illegal organ transplant case for producing a suspected woman after the court’s time to get her statement recorded under Section 164 of CrPC...

    Magistrate Talat Mahmood admonished Investigating Officer Khizar Abbas Hashmi for also not producing the remaining suspects and record of the case before the court
  • All 23 crew of seized British-operated tanker are safe: Iranian TV

    The crew of the British-flagged Stena Impero tanker seized by Iran's Revolutionary Guards are all safe, the head of the Ports and Maritime Organisation of Iran in Hormozgan Province told state TV on Sunday...

    “All 23 crew members aboard the ship are safe and in good health in Bandar Abbas port,” Allahmorad Afifipour said
  • Li-ion battery’s inner workings revealed

    PARIS: Scientists said on Tuesday they have for the first time looked inside an overheating lithium-ion battery, using sophisticated X-ray imaging to identify ways to make the ubiquitous technology safer...

    Light and rechargeable, the Li-ion battery powers our world -- everything from mobile phones, cameras and computers to electric cars and recently also e-cigarettes...

  • Battery recycling workshops contributing to environmental lead: KU study

    KARACHI: Highlighting high levels of lead concentration in roadside dust and plants and its harmful impact on health and environment, a recent study has described battery recycling workshops as a major contributor to environmental lead and suggested their removal from densely-populated areas...

    Titled Lead concentration in urban dust and leaves of street plants, Karachi, the study was jointly conducted by the Institute of...

  • Tesla to build giant battery in Australia amid energy crisis

    Tesla announced on Friday it will build the world's largest lithium-ion battery in southern Australia, part of a bid to solve an energy crisis that has led to ongoing blackouts across the region...

    Tesla will partner with French renewable energy company Neoen to build the 100-megawatt battery farm in South Australia state, with Tesla CEO Elon Musk promising to deliver the system within 100 days of signing the contract or it will be...

  • Toyota works to develop advanced electric-car battery

    Toyota Motor Corp said it aims to develop a more advanced electric-car battery "in a few years" that will allow the Japanese automaker to build vehicles with up to 15 per cent greater range and battery life than they have currently...

    “Lithium-ion battery is a key technology for electrifying cars, and there is a clear need, going forward, for improving this technology and its performance even more,” Hisao Yamashige, a battery...

  • Samsung moves on from Note 7 crisis, SDI battery affiliate struggles

    Samsung Electronics, the world's biggest maker of smartphones, was quick to blame the battery for causing some Note 7 devices to catch fire...

    "Since the first recall, we've had many inquiries from our clients, including Apple, asking whether batteries used in their products are safe," said a person at SDI who was involved in developing the Note 7 battery...

  • Five battery makers fined Rs1m each

    ISLAMABAD: The Compet­ition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has imposed a penalty of Rs1 million each on five battery manufacturers for violating section 10 of the Competition Act 2010 by hiding important information about their products from consumers...

    The commission received a formal complaint that various battery makers were misleading consumers about their dry and acid-lead batteries by not disclosing material information such as...

  • Battery makers seek concessionary duties

    ISLAMABAD: Battery manufacturers on Tuesday asked the government to extend the benefit of concessionary rate of customs duty on import of raw materials, components, sub-components of automotive batteries to all types of locally made storage batteries...

    In their proposals submitted to the Federal Board of Revenue for the upcoming budget, battery manufactures asked the government to exempt customs duty on imports made under SRO...

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