Dutch law makes every adult an organ donor unless they opt out

According to the new law approved by the Dutch senators, every adult citizen of Netherlands becomes a potential organ donor unless they decide to opt out. The new policy is meant to help fix the shortage in organ donations in the Netherlands.   All you need to know about the law Pia Dijkstra, a member of the House of Representatives, is the one More...

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By gktoday On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Transgender persons for Hajj volunteers

For the first time in the history of Pakistan, the nation is set to send people from the transgender community as Hajj volunteers for the 2018 Hajj pilgrimage. The community members will be part of a team of more More...

By gktoday On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Pune-Mumbai Hyperloop -The Hyperloop project in India preliminary agreement signed

The Owner of Virgin Group, Richard Branson signed a preliminary agreement on Sunday in Mumbai to develop Hyperloop framework.  The Hyperloop project in India A demonstration track is scheduled to be built in two More...

By gktoday On Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Ache Din ! -UNICEF Says India is amongst the riskiest countries for newborns.

According to a recent report released by UNICEF on Tuesday, February 20, 2018, India is amongst the riskiest countries for newborns.   About the report It is the first time that the UN group has ranked countries More...

By gktoday On Sunday, December 17th, 2017
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French Man François Gabart Set New world record for the fastest solo round-the-world navigation

A French sailor has set a new world record for the fastest solo round-the-world navigation, beating the previous time by more than six days. François Gabart finished his circuit of the globe early on Sunday, in More...

By gktoday On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
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The 2017 Nobel Prize in medicine awarded to Jeffrey C Hall,Michael Rosbash and Michael W Young

Three US scientists have won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine “for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm,” otherwise known as our biological clock, the Nobel More...

By gktoday On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
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Countries where people cannot live without the internet

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By gktoday On Monday, September 4th, 2017
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South Korea conducts missile drill after North Korea nuclear test rattles globe

SEOUL/WASHINGTON – South Korea’s military carried out a missile drill on Monday in response to North Korea’s sixth nuclear test, while global markets reacted to the sharp escalation in tensions between More...

By gktoday On Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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Israeli author David Grossman wins Man Booker 2017 International prize

A Horse Walks Into a Bar, his novel about a standup comedian’s public breakdown, scoops £50,000 prize to be shared with translator Jessica Cohen London: David Grossman’s “ambitious high-wire act of a More...

By gktoday On Monday, June 12th, 2017
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International Olympic Committee approved new events for the 2020 Tokyo Games

Bern :The International Olympic Committee has approved a number of new events for the 2020 Tokyo Games at the IOC’s Executive Board meeting held at Lausanne, Switzerland. The new events were added to reflect More...