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HIV positive dentist launches biggest patient recall in UK history

Nov 12, 2014 at 12:26 | Source: FirstPost

Health officials in the UK are expected to launch the "biggest recall in NHS history" over fears more than 22,000 patients could have been infected with HIV, the Daily Mirror reported.This recall has been announced after a Nottingham dentis...

S&P 500 Futures Drop as Won Slips With Oil; JGBs Drop

Nov 12, 2014 at 12:01 | Source: Business Week

Investors are speculating Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will call a snap election next month as he seeks support for a tax delay to bolster the world's third-largest economy. Photographer: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg. Standard & Po...

The awful truth of sterilisation drives: Govt butchers women's bodies

Nov 12, 2014 at 11:17 | Source: FirstPost

Long before the unfortunate women in Chhattisgarh opted for sterilisation and walked into a death trap,this little-noticed video surfaced in February, 2013. The footage shows unconscious women being ferried out on filthy stretchers from what looks li...

Use technology in dispensation of education: President

Nov 12, 2014 at 05:30 | Source: FirstPost

New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday said that there was a need to propagate the use of technology in dispensation of education, adding that education programmes must be driven by the three E's of expansion, equity and excellen...

EU lawmakers under pressure to force airlines to provide passengers' data

Nov 12, 2014 at 04:45 | Source: FirstPost

Brussels, Nov 12 (IANS) The European Union(EU) law makers were under pressure after a debate Tuesday to approve a draft law which would force airlines to provide passengers' data to EU countries with an aim to fight terrorism."We must put in pla...

India sterilisation deaths: Chhattisgarh inquiry ordered

Nov 12, 2014 at 00:07 | Source: BBC

The government of the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh has ordered an inquiry into the deaths of 11 women who underwent botched sterilisation surgery at a state-run health camp. About 50 others are in hospital and at least 20 are in a critical co...

South Korea Sewol ferry trial: Relatives angry at verdict

Nov 12, 2014 at 00:07 | Source: BBC

A verdict of negligence rather than homicide on three senior officers of a South Korean ferry that sank in April killing more than 300 has angered many victims' relatives as too lenient. Do you know how many children are dead? one shouted during...

Sewol trial: Ferry captain sentenced to 36 years in jail

Nov 11, 2014 at 20:07 | Source: BBC

The captain of the South Korean ferry which sank in April has been found guilty of gross negligence and sentenced to 36 years in prison. The Sewol ferry was carrying 476 people when it went down. More than 300 died, most of them school students. Lee ...

Indian media: Modernising the armed forces

Nov 11, 2014 at 20:07 | Source: BBC

The Indian papers focus on the tough challenge facing India's new defence minister - modernising the armed forces. Former Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar was appointed defence minister on Sunday in a cabinet reshuffle. Many papers feel Mr Pa...

Q A: What benefits can EU migrants get?

Nov 11, 2014 at 20:07 | Source: BBC

The benefits that EU migrants can claim in another EU country vary across the 28-nation bloc, but certain basic rules are enshrined in EU law. The issue became a hot topic in the UK because in January 2014 the remaining labour market restrictions on ...

Sewol trial: Verdicts due in S Korea ferry case

Nov 11, 2014 at 09:37 | Source: BBC

South Korean judges are set to rule on whether the captain of a ferry which sank in April, killing more than 300 people, should be sentenced to death. Lee Joon-seok is among 15 crew on trial over the loss of the Sewol, one of South Korea's worst...

Obama backs net neutrality plan

Nov 11, 2014 at 00:21 | Source: BBC

Open net access should be seen as a basic right that all Americans should enjoy, President Obama has said. He said he supported net neutrality, which means all data travels on cables with the same priority. There should be no paid prioritisation syst...

Millions respond to debate on slow and fast net lanes

Nov 11, 2014 at 00:21 | Source: BBC

More than three million comments, from consumers, companies and other groups, have been submitted to a controversial US debate on the future of the net. The debate centres on a proposal to allow ISPs, such as Comcast and Verizon, to introduce so-call...

EU referendum will not damage economy - David Cameron

Nov 10, 2014 at 20:22 | Source: BBC

David Cameron has rejected claims an EU referendum will damage the UK economy, criticising those who argue the UK should stay in the EU come what may . The prime minister told business leaders that the UK was securing more inward investment than the ...

CBI conference: Increase free childcare, business leaders urge

Nov 10, 2014 at 20:22 | Source: BBC

More free childcare and cutting taxes for the low paid are among the measures to raise living standards being recommended by business leaders. The CBI said the slow pace of the UK's economic recovery had hit people's finances hard , and imm...

Indian media: Cabinet expansion focuses on polls, performance

Nov 10, 2014 at 16:22 | Source: BBC

Media are analysing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to include new ministers from poll-bound states into his cabinet. On Sunday, Mr Modi introduced 21 more ministers into his government and reshuffled some portfolios. Assembly elections ...

'Too big to fail' bank rules unveiled by global regulators

Nov 10, 2014 at 16:22 | Source: BBC

New global rules to prevent banks that are too big to fail from being bailed out by taxpayers have been proposed. The rules, created by the Financial Stability Board (FSB), a global regulator, will require big banks to hold much more money against lo...

Is 'too big to fail' for banks really coming to an end?

Nov 10, 2014 at 16:22 | Source: BBC

Interviewing Alistair Darling in 2011, three years after the financial crisis during which he was chancellor, his most striking answer to me was not about the fear that Britain's economic system was on the point of collapse. It wasn't even ...

Australia 'losing out' on renewable energy investment

Nov 10, 2014 at 16:22 | Source: BBC

Investment into renewable energy projects in Australia has dropped by 70% in the last year, according to a new report by a climate change body. The Climate Council says foreign investors are going to other countries because Australia's governmen...

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Annual general meetings are perhaps the most significant recurring milestones that a company can offer to its shareholders. Besides being a forum to objectively assess a firm�s financial health, annual general meetings (AGMs) provide an opportunit...

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