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No move to bring back 22 crew members

Stuck on Impounded ship in Guinea for over 7 months Though seven months have passed, 22 Bangladeshi crew members are trapped on a vessel carrying a flag of Bangladesh in the West African port of Conakry in Guinea, as the ship is yet to receive clearance to leave the port. The ship was impounded after a case was lodged that ...

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Budget 2015, Osborne announces minimum wage

By A Shahid Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborn unveiled the Summer Budget 2015 setting out his plans for the UK economy.  It is a first all – Conservative budget for nearly two decades. Mr Osborn said his party was fulfilling key pre election pledges to reduce welfare bill by a further £12bn. The standout policy was him embracing a ...

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Tarique Rahman Iftar with Bangla media Journalists

Bangla  Mirror Desk Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) senior vice-chairman Tarique Rahman last week attended an Iftar Mahfil in his honour arranged by the UK Unit of the BNP.  The iftar event was principally to meet and greet Bangla journalists from a number of print and electronic media in the UK. The party’s UK unit hosted the Iftar Party at Bric ...

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Outstanding academic results of Nelema Begum bring pride to her community

Ex. Councillor of Tower Hamlets Rofique Ahmed’s second daughter Nelema Begum has become a Doctor from King’s College London. On July the 3rd of 2015, Nelema Begum graduated with her MBBS degree from Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Medical School. Nelema aspires for a career within Surgery and Dermatology specialising in skin cancer. She has spent time at the St. ...

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Hospital teams remember 7/7

Bangla Mirror desk As London unites to mark the tenth anniversary of the 7/7 bombings, staff at The Royal London Hospital will hold a memorial service at the A&E entrance of the old hospital, to remember those who died and honour the courage of all those affected. At The Royal London, home to world-leading trauma services and London’s Air Ambulance ...

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Tower Hamlets Council confirmed as owner of ‘Old Flo.’

Tower Hamlets Council has been today (July 8) declared the legal owner of the Henry Moore sculpture “Draped Seated Woman” at the High Court. The council has been involved in a lengthy ownership debate with Bromley Council (as successor to the London Residuary Body) who claimed rights to the sculpture in 2012. Responding to the news, Mayor of Tower Hamlets, ...

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Teenagers humming towards silk shops, showrooms in Sylhet

On the eve of holy Eid-ul-Fitr, largest religious festival of the Muslims, shopping in the silk shops and showrooms has gained momentum as Eid of Sylhet people is interlinked with silk dress. Since time immemorial, the people use silk wears as their heritage of Eid festival in this region which is famous for quality silk production. Silk fabrics, weaved and ...

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Roadside mango stalls do brisk business in Sylhet

With summer, mangoes—popularly known as the king of fruits in the country—are now being showcased at several temporary stalls in the Sylhet, such as the Kodomtoly, Puler Muck, Bondor, Court point, Zinda bazar and other locations. Almost all the popular varieties of mangoes, such as Langra, Gopalbhog, Himsagar, Aam Rupali, Guti Aam and Harivanga, can be found at these mini ...

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Traffic situation worsening in Sylhet

Terrible tailbacks continued to frustrate the Sylhet city dwellers as valuable hours are being lost on the journey throughout the day. Traffic movement in the city streets almost came to a halt also on Wednesday. As a result, commuters’ valuable times and energy are being wasted and making their lives miserable. It has also great economic impact on production and ...

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Greece debt crisis: Creditors press for new proposals

Eurozone finance ministers say they expect to hear new proposals from Greece after the country voted to reject the terms of an international bailout. Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem described the referendum result as “very regrettable for the future of Greece”. Ministers are to hold emergency talks on Tuesday. Earlier, Greece’s outspoken finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, resigned. He said that eurozone ...

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