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Rubana takes office as first female president of BGMEA

Rubana Huq took the charge of the office of BGMEA president on Saturdayas the first female business leader to steer the trade body for the next two years. Outgoing President Md Siddiqur Rahman handed over the charge to Rubana at a ceremony at the new office of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA) in city’s Uttara. Rubana, managing director ...

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East End raises £23000 for orphans

A packed-out performance by two up-and-coming social media stars at Queen Mary University has raised £23000 in donations and pledges from locals as part of a wider tour which will make almost £100,000 available for some of the world’s most vulnerable children. Performers, social media influencers and comedians AliOfficial (Ali Shahalom) and BrownGirlProblems (Rucksar Naaz) have taken their acclaimed, candid ...

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1,100 Jet Airways pilots decide not to fly from Monday: Report

Around 1,100 pilots belonging to crisis-hit Jet Airways’ pilots body National Aviator’s Guild (NAG) have decided not to fly from 10 am on Monday in protest against “non-payment of salary dues”, a source said on Sunday. The pilots along with engineers and senior management have not received salaries since January. The debt-ridden carrier has also not paid March salary to ...

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China’s auto show highlights electric ambitions

This year’s Shanghai auto show highlights the global industry’s race to make electric cars Chinese drivers want to buy as Beijing winds down subsidies that promoted sales. Communist leaders are shifting the burden to automakers by imposing mandatory sales targets for electrics, adding to financial pressure on them amid a painful sales slump. Chinese purchases of pure-electric and hybrid sedans ...

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General Meeting of UK Biman Approved Travel Agents Association was held on 6th April 2019 in East London

Members present were Proprietor and director of Hillside travels, Hussain Travel, Kushiara Travels, Imran Travels, Milfa Travel, Surma travels ,Aerolex travels and Sonar Bangla travels Chair Opened the meeting with thanks to all members and every members present took part in the discussion regarding BGM and current Market situation. Chair thanked for attending  general meeting which was very fruitful. As it ...

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Food enthusiasts share their family favourites with Asda this Ramadan

With a few weeks to the onset of Ramadan, people start looking for inspiration for their Iftars and want meal ideas their families can enjoy and bond over. Ramadan is observed across the globe and many flavours can be borrowed from different food cultures. This inspired us to reach out to some food bloggers and chefs to bring the global ...

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Shwapno launched T-shirt to raise fund for autistic children

Dhaka April 11, 2019: Shwapno, one of the largest grocery chains in Bangladesh owned by ACI Logistics, launched a t-shirt today with the title of the song “Melay Jaire” by legendary singer of Bangladesh Maqsoodul Haque Shwapno outlet, at Gulshan 1 in the capital. The event was lunched by prominent singer Maqsoodul Haque and Sabbir Hasan Nasir, Executive Director of ACI Logistics Limited. Founder Chairman of ...

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JetBlue to launch flights to London

US airline JetBlue has announced that it will launch its first transatlantic services in 2021, with flights from New York and Boston to London. The 20-year-old company says the transatlantic market suffers from poor competition and high fares, especially in the premium category.It will be JetBlue’s first foray into Europe – it currently operates in the US, the Caribbean and ...

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France plans tax cuts to quell yellow vest anger

The French prime minister says cutting taxes must be a priority, in response to a national debate that focused on the yellow vest protesters’ grievances. Edouard Philippe said “the debate clearly shows us in which direction we need to go: we need to lower taxes and lower them faster”.The “great debate” involved 10,000 meetings in French community halls and about ...

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Oxfam, Bank Asia sign MoU to finance rural micro small and medium enterprises

Dhaka, Apr 4 : Oxfam in Bangladesh and Bank Asia Limited on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote access to finance for the rural Micro Small and Medium enterprises (MSMEs). Through this collaboration, Bank Asia Limited will provide required financing facilities to the enterprises in Bangladesh as approved by the Oxfam Enterprise Development Programme investment committee. The ...

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