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Anti-Brexit protest: estimated 100,000 march two years after vote

People’s Vote demonstration in London culminates with speeches in Parliament Square A roar of pro-European chants rose up above Pall Mall and across the royal parks as tens of thousands attended an anti-Brexit march marking the second anniversary of the EU referendum. Some marched on Saturday in the hope of stopping Brexit, some just wanted to alter the “mood music” ...

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Rahman named Bangladesh boss ahead of inner city World Cup

Muhammad Ismael: Emdad Rahman of Stepney FC has been named the manager and head coach of Bangladesh in the first ever Inner London Football League Veterans World Cup. The multicultural football festival involving ten teams made up entirely of inner city footballers over the age of 35 will attract huge interest especially with London being one of the most diverse ...

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British celebrity chef Tommy  Miah prepared food at Feast Restaurant

Bangla Mirror Desk: The authentic dishes of Bangladesh, especially the street food can compete at the world level.  If presented in a proper way, not only Bangladeshis or Indians will be attracted to it, but the people from all over the world will love to taste it. British celebrity chef Tommy Miah and founder of  Indian Chef of the Year ...

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Resource directory launched for activists

Ansar Ahmed Ullah: Book launch event of a resource directory, online & hard copy, for dealing with online & physical threats to assist secular Bengali activists was held on Thursday 21st June 2018, Idea Store, Whitechapel, East London. The resource Directory is a response to increasing Islamist attacks on bloggers, secular activists, free thinkers and members of minority faith communities. The event was chaired by Julie ...

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Malaysia suspends syndicated manpower recruitment system

Dubs it total mess; Bangladesh not officially communicated   Dhaka, June 23 : Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment Minister Nurul Islam B.Sc. on Saturday said that the Malaysian government may cancel the recruitment system, but it will not hamper the process of sending workers to the country. According to Malaysian daily The Star, the Malaysian Human Resources Minister M. Kulasegaran ...

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Flood situation improves in Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar Correspondent : Although the overall flood condition in Moulvibazar slightly improved on Saturday but the sufferings of flood affected people have increased immensely. The flood water has started reducing from Moulvibazar municipality, Kulaura, Komolganj, Rajnagar and Sadar upazila leaving the roads and houses in devastated conditions. Several holes were created on the roads while wastage of rotten animals and ...

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Korean businesses interested about BD leather goods, ceramic products

Dhaka, Jun 23 : Bangladesh Embassy in Seoul participated in the three-day Import Goods Fair (IGF) 2018 that ended in Coex Mall in Seoul on Saturday. Participation of Bangladesh in the fair has provided Bangladesh an opportunity to present its unconventional products which generated enthusiasm among the Korean businessmen, said the Embassy in a press release. Many of them enquired ...

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Police foil Chhatra Dal demo in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Police on Saturday foiled a demonstration of Chhatra Dal by resorting to firing on the rally leaving 30 activists injured at Kazir Bazar area of the city and arrested at least 20 leaders and activists of the organization. Among the arrestees are former joint secretary of Sylhet Metropolitan Chhatra Dal Chowdhury Mohammad Sohel, former joint Secretary of ...

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Popular hashtags take sides on Egypt president’s leadership

Cairo, Jun 23 : Tens of thousands of Egyptians have set social media alight with tweets on opposing hashtags, one calling on President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to resign and another praising his leadership. The hashtags have been on Twitter’s top trending list for days, but by Saturday the one calling on el-Sissi to leave his post carried some 279,000 tweets. The ...

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PM warns poll aspirants of inner-feud

DHAKA, June 23, 2018 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today warned all aspirants of her party in the next general election of the consequences of carrying out propaganda against each other while seeking nomination, saying such bad practice would disqualify them to get party ticket. Urging her party men to abandon mud sliding against the sitting parliament members or any ...

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