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Organ donors urged to discuss wishes with relatives

Baroness Finlay of Llandaff, president of the British Medical Association with members of the Mohan Foundation and NHSBT
POTENTIAL donors who have signed up to the organ donation register should discuss their decision with loved ones so their wishes are respected, campaigners and health authorities have said.   Members of the minority community have increased difficulty in finding a suitable match when it comes to organ transplants as few black, Asian and other mino...




Seminary students involved in Benazir's killing: court told

STUDENTS of a prominent seminary run by a cleric known as the “father of the Taliban” were involved in the 2007 assassination of former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, officials have told a court. The hearing of the case i More News »

Indian men acquitted of burning 3 UK tourists to death

Six people accused of burning three British tourists to death following riots in the Indian state of Gujarat in 2002 have been acquitted.   The special trial court ruled that there was a lack of sufficient evidence against the accused More News »

India pledges $137 bn to modernise railways

INDIA said on Thursday (February 26) it would spend $137bn to modernise its crumbling railways, pledging to restore the “backbone” of the country to its former glory - and introduce yoga lessons for stressed-out staff. Railways Mi More News »

Spouses of H-1B visas may get work permits

THE US government will allow spouses of certain high-tech foreign workers to apply for work permits, an accommodation designed to make things easier for families waiting in long lines for green cards. The regulation for spouses of H-1B visas, More News »
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