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Doctors declare war on Jeremy Hunt over weekend working myths amid plan for seven day NHS
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

Doctors declare war on Jeremy Hunt over weekend working myths amid plan for seven day NHS

    Jeremy Hunt, the Health Secretary, has written a letter to NHS trusts, which was leaked to the Telegraph, saying that managers on short-term contracts should not receive more than the pay given to permanent staff Jeremy Hunt has “peddled myths” about doctors’ workloads and demoralised the NHS workforce over plans for more seven-day services, the leader of Britain’s doctors has claimed, as a survey reveals nine out of 10 consultants are already on evening and weekend rotas. Ahead of crunch contract talks, Dr Mark Porter, chairman of the British Medical Association (BMA), said the profession was “furious” with the Health Secretary, who told it to “get real” over the need for a “proper seven-day service in hospitals” last month. Using unprecedented language, Dr Porter acc...
National flag hoisted in Panchagarh marking enclave swap
Bangladesh, ENGLISH

National flag hoisted in Panchagarh marking enclave swap

    The dwellers of Garati enclave in sadar uapzila of the district celebrated the historic swap of enclaves with India by hoisting the Bangladeshi national flag on Saturday morning. The national flag was hoisted in Forkania Madrassa playground in Panchagarh sadar upazila at 6 am. As part of the process to implement the 1974 historic Land Boundary Agreement, Bangladesh and India formally swapped their enclaves in the wee hours of Saturday, bringing an end to the 68-year statelessness of thousands of people. With the midnight swap, the 51 Bangladesh enclaves in India have become Indian territories while 111 Indian enclaves in Bangladesh the Bangladesh territories. Mohammad Samsul Alam, acting deputy commissioner of Panchagarh, Giasuddin Ahmed, su-perintendent of police of ...
Osama bin Laden sister and stepmother feared dead in UK plane crash
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

Osama bin Laden sister and stepmother feared dead in UK plane crash

    Site where a business jet crashed at a private airport in Hampshire and ploughed into a car auction centre. The sister and stepmother of notorious al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden were reportedly among the dead after a business jet crashed at a private airport in Hampshire and ploughed into a car auction centre. Without confirming the identities of the victims, the Saudi ambassador to Britain, Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf Al Saud, offered condolences on the embassy’s official Twitter account to the Bin Laden family, a prominent Saudi Arabia clan with vast business interests. “His royal highness Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf bin Abdul Aziz, the ambassador of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to the United Kingdom, offered his condolences to the sons of the late Mohammed bin...