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Organ donation is the greatest form of sewa

2020-09-07T13:57:04+00:00May 20th, 2020|iGLOBAL, News & Views|

The month of May marks a vital change in law in the UK. Organ donation will no longer follow an opt-in process. Instead, all adults will be deemed to have given consent to organ donation unless they have explicitly declined or been exempted. This law is known as Max and Kiera’s law after nine-year olds Kiera Ball and Max Johnson. Kiera’s parents’ decision to donate her organs helped save four lives including Max’s, who was able to undergo a life-saving [...]

Getting out of business

2019-11-29T15:39:51+00:00November 24th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 29 November 2019, UK Edition – 15 November 2019|

The Modi government has finally plucked up the courage to make bold decisions on privatising some of India’s largest state-owned companies, and in doing so redeems a pledge to get government out of the business of business. The Narendra Modi government has decided to kick off its privatisation programme with the big ticket strategic sales of its stakes in the country’s second largest downstream oil company Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL), Shipping Corporation of India, India’s largest shipping company, Container [...]

India hits the top spot in South Asia for ease of doing business

2018-12-24T13:33:40+00:00December 14th, 2018|2017/2018, Home Page, Yearender- December 2018|

India has made considerable strides on the ease of ‘Doing Business’ with a strong reform agenda, writes the World Bank expert behind the rankings. The last four years have seen India make tremendous strides on the ease of doing business, as measured by the World Bank Group’s ‘Doing Business’ report. India has climbed to a global rank of 77, out of 190, in the latest report and was also recognised as a top improver for a second consecutive year, a [...]