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Morgan, England set records in World Cup win over Afghans

Photo : England’s captain Eoin Morgan raises his bat and helmet to celebrate scoring a century during the Cricket World Cup match between England and Afghanistan at Old Trafford in Manchester, England, Tuesday, June 18, 2019. Manchester, June 16 : Eoin Morgan came out swinging in an innings that started with an awkward-looking tangle involving his opposing captain, and ended ...

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UK businesses look for opportunities in Bangladesh

Representational image Dhaka, Jun 18 : A delegation of British-Bangladeshi businesspersons is exploring investment opportunities in Bangladesh. The areas being explored include ICT, garments, manufacturing, infrastructure, engineering, construction, logistics, banking, financial services and other consumer sectors. A 23-member trade mission by the UK Bangladesh Catalysts of Commerce & Industry (UKBCCI) visited BIDA’s offices on Tuesday. The mission hopes to further ...

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Heathrow reveals expansion ‘masterplan’

London, Jun 18 : Heathrow Airport will construct a third runway by 2026 and complete its expansion by 2050, according to its “masterplan” published on Tuesday. The plan includes diverting rivers, moving roads and rerouting the M25 through a tunnel under the new runway. Heathrow’s expansion has faced fierce opposition, but the airport says it has engaged with local communities ...

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President visits Imam Bukhari’s mazar, offers doa

President Abdul Hamid offered fateha and doa at the mazar of distinguished scholar of hadith Abu Abdullah Mohamed bin Ismail Al-Bukhari, popularly known as Imam Bukhari, at Samarkand on Tuesday. Samarkand, Uzbekistan, Jun 18 : President Abdul Hamid on Tuesday offered fateha and doa at the mazar of distinguished scholar of hadith Abu Abdullah Mohamed bin Ismail Al-Bukhari, popularly known ...

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Ecnec approves 11 projects involving Tk 8,053 cr

Photo: The Ecnec meeting held at NEC conference room here with Ecnec Chairperson and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in the chair on Tuesdad, June 18, 2019. Dhaka, Jun 18 : The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) on Tuesday approved 11 projects involving an overall outlay of Tk 8,053 crore. The approval came from the Ecnec meeting held ...

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DIG Mizan braces for action; process underway: Home Minister

Photo: Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan talks to reporters after a function marking the signing of the annual performance agreement of the Security Services Division under the Home Ministry on Tuesday, June 18, 2019. Dhaka, June 18 : As suspended Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of police Mizanur Rahman hit headlines one after another for wrong reasons, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan on ...

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Remove and destroy expired medicines in 30 days: HC

Dhaka, June 18 : The High Court on Tuesday asked the authorities concerned to take necessary steps to remove expired medicines from pharmacy shelves across the country and destroy those within 30 days. The HC bench of Justice FRM Nazmul Ahasan and Justice KM Kamrul Kader passed the order following a writ petition. The court also asked the relevant authorities ...

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Council announces changes to the way people access services

  There will be changes to the way people access services in the coming months as the council makes it easier for people to carry out transactions online. Many residents say it is difficult to get through to the council by phone and they are fed up with waiting in long queues to request services or carry out basic transactions. ...

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Record numbers of two year olds in Tower Hamlets are accessing outstanding free early learning places

Free education and childcare for two year olds for eligible parents and families. Education and training opportunities for parents. Additional £1 million of investment in childcare and early years. Over 1,000 two year old children in the borough are accessing ‘good’ Ofsted rated free early learning, double the numbers from just five years ago. Nearly 300 of them are doing ...

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Facebook set to unveil new cryptocurrency

 Facebook is set Tuesday to unveil a bid to bring cryptocurrency payments into the mainstream, reportedly with the endorsement of governments and financial giants. The world’s biggest social network is expected to outline details of a virtual currency launching next year that it hopes will avoid the rollercoaster volatility of “blockchain” technologies such as bitcoin. Facebook is setting up a ...

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