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Activist James Swapan Peris passed away

Ansar Ahmed Ullah: Well known activist James Swapan Peris passed away on Monday 27 May in a West London hospital. He died of kidney failure and brain haemorrhage though he had been ill for a while. He was a cultural, secular, human rights & community activist involved with various organisations including the Nirmul Committee, Bangladesh Hindu Buddhist Christian Unity Council, ...

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Functions and principles of HRM

Taslim Ahammad: Human resources management evolved from the task-oriented nature from personnel administration in the 1980s and 1990s to a strategy-focused extension of the organization in the 2000s. The transition into a strategic partnership role supports an effective HR management system. HR management is driven by HR functions and several HR principles. Human Resource Management (HRM) is a collective term ...

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Labour to Make Climate Change Core Part of School Curriculum

Mayor of Tower Hamlets John Biggs has welcomed the announcement from the national Labour Party that climate change should be a core part of the school curriculum. Under plans set out by Shadow Education Secretary Angela Rayner, the next Labour government will ensure all young people are educated about the ecological and social impact of climate change. A review of ...

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Brexit: Boris Johnson ordered to appear in court over £350m claim

at a campaign rally outside the Vote Leave bus Boris Johnson has been ordered to appear in court over claims he lied by saying the UK gave the EU £350m a week. The Tory leadership candidate has been accused of misconduct in public office after making the claim during the 2016 EU referendum campaign. It is a private prosecution launched ...

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Summit, Japan’s Energy for New Era sign MoU on mega energy project

Project to be functional within 2-yr with investment of over US$500mn Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina witnesses the signing ceremony between Summit Group of Bangladesh and Japan’s Energy for New Era (JERA) that took place at Hotel New Otani in Tokyo on Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Photo: PID Tokyo, May 29 : Summit Group of Bangladesh and Japan’s Energy for New ...

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Nusrat murder: PBI submits charge sheet seeking death penalty of the accused

The Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) has submitted the charge sheet against 16 people in the death of Feni madrasa student Nusrat Jahan Rafi. Md Iqbal Hossain, special superintendent of Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) placed the charge sheet to the court on Wednesday. The charge sheet accused 16 people, including Madrasa principal SM Siraj-ud-Daula and two Awami League leaders ...

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Metro rail to be launched on 16th Dec of 2021: Obaidul Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader on Wednesday said the much coveted metro rail will be opened for the passengers on the 16th December of 2021, on the year of Golden Jubilee of our independence. He made the disclosure after a meeting related to the progress of construction of the metro rail held at Agargaon in the capital on ...

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What’s hot in ice cream? A scoop on new flavours

From the humble vanilla and mango flavours, ice creams today have moved to more experimental tastes such as avocado, pumpkin spice, pani puri and more. A universal favourite, chefs believe it is easier to mix and match flavours when it comes to ice creams. There are a number of unique — and sometimes weird — flavours that are making the ...

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Huawei asks court to deem US security law unconstitutional

Photo: Shoppers visit a Huawei store in Beijing. Chinese tech giant Huawei has filed a motion in U.S. court challenging the constitutionality of a law that limits its sales of telecom equipment. Shenzhen, May 29 : Chinese tech giant Huawei filed a motion in U.S. court Wednesday challenging the constitutionality of a law that limits its sales of telecom equipment, ...

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Despite bitter poll campaign, Mamata to attend PM Modi’s swearing-in event

Dhaka, May 29 : On a day two TMC MLAs and 50 councillors joined the BJP, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said she would attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May 30 at Rashtrapati Bhawan. Despite fighting a bitter electoral campaign against Modi, Banerjee said she decided to attend the event as it ...

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