Daily Archives: January 11, 2009


Abdominal fat can really damage your health

ISLAMABAD: Beware of abdominal fat; it not only impacts your weight but can also damage your health. Some of the abdominal fat is located in the fatty tissue just beneath the skin. This subcutaneous fat behaves like the fat elsewhere in the body; it’s no friend to health, but it’s […]


WHO urges cutting salt from food

Associated Press of Pakistan ISLAMABAD: Cardiovascular disease is a growing problem in developing nations and it accounts for much sickness and death in developed countries. Government actions to cut salt in processed foods, as well as other measures to lower blood pressure and cholesterol, could cut the global rate of […]


Full protocol to Musharraf on US visit

* Former president says only way out of Mumbai attacks mystery is joint probe ISLAMABAD: Former Pakistan president Gen (r) Pervez Musharraf will be provided full protocol by the US State Department during his visit to America. The former president is visiting the US to deliver a number of lectures […]


Garlic as a cancer fighter? Maybe not

Since ancient times, eating garlic has been credited with many medical benefits, including fighting viruses, bacteria and cancer as well as lowering cholesterol. But a new review finds that the evidence linking garlic to a reduced risk for many cancers is not creditable and, for others, it is very limited. […]


The discovery of India by Indians

Aakar Patel Amitabh Bachchan played many roles in which he was called the angry young man. But who was he angry with? In Zanjeer (1972) it was gangsters and crime. In Deewar (1975 — Bachchan’s greatest year when he also acted in Chupke Chupke and in Sholay), it was against […]


India’s war of attrition-Dr Farrukh Saleem

26/11 was six weeks ago. The US and India are now using that tragedy as a tool to further their respective foreign policy objectives. Pakistan is divided like never before. There’s a rift between the President of Pakistan and the Prime Minister of Pakistan. There’s a rift within the ruling […]