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Urgent action by Government needed against acid attacks

Mayor John Biggs held a press conference with Stephen Timms MP and Jabed Hussain, President of Workers Union London and campaigner on the issue of acid and knife attacks on Friday (19thJanuary) at Tower Hamlets Town Hall. Mayor John Biggs and Stephen Timms MP have previously called on the Home Secretary to implement a five point plan to tackle acid attacks. The ...

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Thousands of jobs at risk at Sainsbury’s

Thousands of shop floor jobs are at risk as part of a major shake-up at Sainsbury’s. The supermarket chain is changing the way it manages its stores across the UK and scrapping some management posts. Sainsbury’s would not confirm the number of employees affected by the move but said it was “in the thousands”. On Monday, the UK’s biggest supermarket ...

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Boris Johnson rebuked over NHS cash plea

Theresa May has called for discussions about future NHS funding to remain private after Boris Johnson publicly called for more money after Brexit. Before Tuesday’s cabinet meeting, it was widely reported that the foreign secretary would pitch for a £100m a week “Brexit dividend” for the NHS. The BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg said he did not mention “specific figures”. No 10 ...

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Out of character, Trump keeps his distance as shutdown ends 

As the shutdown of the federal government lumbered toward an end, President Donald Trump remained out of sight, suppressing his instincts to become part of the story by making a deal or picking a fight. Trump told allies over the weekend that he hated being on the sidelines, but he followed the recommendations of his staff and key congressional Republicans ...

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South Korea to start real-name trading of crypto currency 

South Korea plans to require local banks to launch a real-name system for crypto currency trading that will require the up-to-now anonymous transactions be traceable as the country seeks to curb speculation and criminal activities. Financial Services Commission Vice Chair Kim Yong-beom said at a press briefing Tuesday that the new measures, to take effect next week, will prevent foreigners ...

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Tamim cross 6000th-run mark in ODI

Bangladesh’s dashing opener Tamim Iqbal has crossed a milestone of six thousand runs mark in ODI format in style. In doing so, he hit three consecutive half centuries in the last three matches of the seven-match Tri-nation series. Tamim, the most ODI run getter of Bangladesh, touched the 6000th-run mark, taking a single off Zimbabwean skipper Graeme Cremer in 34.1 ...

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Ecnec approves project to prevent intrusion from Myanmar 

The Executive Committee of National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved a project for improving security along the Bangladesh-Myanmar border in Cox’s Bazar and prevent intrusion from Myanmar. The project titled ‘Rehabilitation of Polders (67/A, 67, 67/B and 68) along Naf River at Ukhia and Teknaf Upazilas for improving the security on Bangladesh-Myanmar border in Cox’s Bazar’ will be implemented ...

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Wealth makes people prefer short term relationships

Being wealthy may cause people to prefer having flings or short-term relationships, a study has found. Researchers studied the relationship preferences of 151 heterosexual male and female volunteers (75 men and 76 women) by asking them to look at pictures of 50 potential partners and to indicate whether they would prefer a long or short-term relationship with each. Then, they ...

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Must-take fitness resolutions for the Year 2018

A few basic fitness resolutions can bring a long-lasting desired difference for a healthier and happier you, suggest experts. Experts have shared the following tips: * Eat a rainbow every day: Opt for colors. Make sure you eat your greens, reds, whites, purples, and oranges because these colored fruits and vegetables contain key chemicals. These help us to fight off ...

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Thali: House of Spices

Located on the 6th floor of Kazi and Ahmad Tower at Dhanmondi Road #2 (beside Shimanto Square), Thali has already won the hearts of its customers since its opening on 1 December, 2017. “The idea of starting this restaurant dawned on us when we realised that after a whole day’s work, everyone just wants to visit a homely place that ...

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