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President, PM greet nation on Eid-ul-Azha

President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday greeted the countrymen on the occasion of the holy Eid-ul-Azha to be celebrated on Friday. In a message, the President urged all to expedite the national development being imbued with the spirit of sacrifice of Eid-ul-Azha and the country’s tradition of secularism in their personal and social life. Terming Bangladesh ...

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Bangladesh Bank settled 99.8% of complaints in August

Bangladesh Bank disposed of some 495 complaints, out of a total of 496 received from bank customers in August this year, UNB reports. The percentage of settlements is an impressive 99.8 percent, said a statement issued by the central bank. A central bank statement said that its Financial Integrity and Customer Services department received a total of 496 complaints from ...

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Rony’s charge framing deferred till Nov 22

A Dhaka court on Wednesday deferred the hearing of charge framing against Bakhtiar Alam Rony, son of ruling Awami League lawmaker Pinu Khan, until November 22 in the New Eskaton double murder case. Judge Shamsunnahar of the second additional metropolitan sessions judge’s court, fixed the date granting a time petition filed by the government pleader as Rony, the lone accused, ...

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Tower Hamlets Council pledges support for refugees

The Mayor of Tower Hamlets and the leaders of the two opposition groups on Tower Hamlets Council will be writing to the Prime Minister to pledge support to refugees affected by the current crisis. At a meeting of the full council on Sept 16, Mayor John Biggs introduced an emergency motion in response to the humanitarian crisis arising from the ...

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Mayor’s Diwali celebrations return to Trafalgar Square

The Mayor of London’s Diwali festival is returning to Trafalgar Square on Sunday 11 October, with an uplifting and vibrant mix of music, dance and live performance, as well as displays and food stalls. Londoners from all communities and visitors to the capital are invited to attend the celebrations, which feature lively music and dance, delicious food and drink, plus ...

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Nourish launches in Whitechapel to kick start healthy living

On September 24, Tower Hamlets Council and Barts Health NHS Trust will promote healthy lifestyles in Whitechapel. Nourish: Whitechapel is a street food festival that will take place just in front of The Royal London Hospital from 11am to 3pm. Visitors can enjoy around ten different street food stalls – including handmade Italian pasta that will get your mouth watering, ...

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Percentage of burglaries solved in Tower Hamlets drops to 6% as police cuts bite – 94% of burglaries in Tower Hamlets went unsolved last year

Concern is growing about the Metropolitan Police’s ability to deal with £800m of further budget cuts without a significant impact on frontline services Local London Assembly Member John Biggs has said. His comments come after the Met Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe was forced to deny suggestions that budget cuts could stop the force investigating low level crimes such as burglaries. ...

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Bengali girl elected president of Brasilia student body

Ansar Ahmed Ullah :: Madhuri Quayes, a 12th grade Bengali student at the Brasilia International School (BIS), Brazil was elected President of the BIS Students Council in elections held on 18 Sept. In a closely contested election, which saw extensive campaigning, Madhuri beat her contender, Brazilian Eduarda, by 14 votes. BIS is part of the Network of International Christian Schools, ...

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Celebrate Black History Month in Tower Hamlets

This October, make sure you don’t miss out on Black History Month in Tower Hamlets. Tower Hamlets Council is putting on a huge programme of arts and cultural events to celebrate Black History Month. Throughout October, there will be over 90 events across the borough for residents to engage with the richness of Black and Afro Caribbean arts, culture and ...

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Reunion of Moinpur High School will be held on 19th October

Former student s of long established Chatok Moinpur High School are organising a reunion for its former students living in the UK on 19th October at Regent Lake Banquet Hall at 221 Globe Road. The organisers have mentioned that the Chief Guest for this event will be former student of the school and Judge of Bangladesh Supreme Court Appeal Division ...

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