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Mobile court fines 3 restaurants,5 shops

A mobile court of Bangladesh Standard and Testing Institute (BSTI) on Wednesday fined three restaurants and Five other shops for selling substandard food and Medicine items in violation of food safety acts. BSTI conducted anti-adulterated drive at Madushohid, Medical area in cooperation with district administration and police administration as part of anti-adulteration campaign in Sylhet City during the holy month ...

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Sylhet Tailors busy ahead of Eid

With Eid al Fitr hardly Two Weeks away, tailoring shops in the Sylhet District  are having a robust business. Throughout the month of Ramadhan, tailors remained busy like bees most of the time, enjoying brisk business in every small and large scale market and the people are also keen to get their suits sewn for the Eid al Fitr. Ladies ...

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Greece debt crisis: PM Tsipras defiant as bank controls bite

Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has made a defiant speech as cash withdrawal limits begin to bite for Greek bank customers. Mr Tsipras promised Greeks their pensions and wages would be safe. Earlier he put new proposals in a letter to eurozone partners, accepting most of what was on the table before talks collapsed, but with conditions. Germany says talks ...

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Tower Hamlets top of class in London Awards

Tower Hamlets schools have more Healthy Schools London awards than any other London borough, as recognised at the Healthy Schools and Healthy Early Years Celebration Event on Monday, June 22 at the Excel Centre. Opened by the new Mayor of Tower Hamlets John Biggs, the Healthy Schools London Awards celebrate the work being done to improve the health and wellbeing ...

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UK Nirmul Committee paid tribute to Jahanara Imam on her death anniversary

The newly appointed Press Minister of Bangladesh at London High Commission office Mr Nadim Kadir said that they need to progress ahead with Jahanara Imam’s torch of spirit in order to complete her unfinished works. Mr Kadir was speaking at a discussion meeting on Jahanara Imam at a restaurant in Brick Lane on Friday, the 26th of June which was ...

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Tower Hamlets Council proudly supports the first London-wide HIV prevention campaign

A unique London-wide campaign to cut HIV infection across the capital is being supported by Tower Hamlets Council. ‘Do It London’ is the public face of the London HIV Prevention Programme (LHPP) which promotes people, especially from black African backgrounds or gay and bisexual men, to regularly test for HIV and protect themselves from HIV and sexually transmitted infections by ...

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The Met Office have issued a level 2 heatwave warning this week as temperatures are expected to rise up to 35C degrees in some parts of the country. Heatwave conditions are set to build from 12noon on Tuesday, June 30 to Wednesday July 1, as the hottest day of the year so far. Mayor John Biggs said: “With summer season ...

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British Bangladeshi ‘Family of 12 may have gone to Syria’ say police

Bangla Mirror Desk : A British Bangladeshi family of 12 has disappeared amid fears they have travelled to Syria. The group from Luton, which reportedly includes a baby and two grandparents, failed to return home from a holiday in Bangladesh. Police said they are investigating and that “there is a suggestion that the family may have gone to Syria”. Bedfordshire ...

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Rushanara Ali endorses Sadiq Khan’s London mayoral campaign

Bangla Mirror Desk : Sadiq Khan revealed that his campaign to be Labour’s candidate for Mayor of London has the support of 14 London MPs and over 150 councillors. Among the MPs is former Public Accounts Select Committee chair Margaret Hodge, Shadow Justice Minister Andy Slaughter and Rushanara Ali, whom Khan had nominated for deputy leader before she withdrew from ...

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