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New tougher MOT tests come into force

Motorists face tougher MOT tests on their vehicles from Sunday, as an updated test introduces new categories under which a vehicle can fail or pass. The categories include “dangerous”, “major” and “minor” which determine whether a car, van or motorcycle must be taken off the road or can be driven as long as repairs are carried out. The MOT will ...

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Korean entrepreneurs keen to invest in Bangladesh

Korean entrepreneurs have shown their keen interest to invest in Bangladesh, saying they will send a trade delegation to Bangladesh soon.   They expressed their interest at the Bangladesh Investment Seminar jointly organised by Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (Bida) and Embassy of Bangladesh in South Korea in Seoul, South Korea on Friday.   Bida Executive Chairman Kazi M Aminul Islam ...

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ARTA’s award ceremony on 30th September: Venue and £50,000 trophy shown

Asian Restaurant and Takeaway Award’s (ARTA) nomination part is ending soon.  Customers has already submitted 23,000 nominations for their favourite restaurants online The grand finale of ARTA will take place on 30th September.  The colourful event will take place in O2 Intercontinental which has the capacity to hold 2,400 guests at one time. To introduce this to the journalists and other ...

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Rich List 2018: Jim Ratcliffe is UK’s richest man

A businessman who once lived in a council house near Manchester is the richest person in the UK, according to the Sunday Times Rich List. Jim Ratcliffe, who founded chemical firm Ineos, topped the list with an estimated worth of £21.05bn – after coming 18th last year. Two of the company’s directors are also on the list, which ranks Britain’s ...

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BCA calls for change in immigration policy and give legality to workers who don’t have legal papers

The Bangladesh Caterras Association (BCA) has demanded that the Government re-consider the immigration police to save the curry industry in the UK.  The organisation has also called upon the community to create pressure on the Government to act on this demands. To highlight this demands, BCA is organising a protest meeting in front of the Parliament House in Westminster on 10th ...

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A wholesome Sehri helps keeps the hunger pangs away

The pre-dawn meal, Sehri is an important aspect of Ramadan and with Asda by your side you have a variety of options to choose from To beat the long fasting hours, it is imperative to have the right choice of food during the holy month of Ramadan. So, while there is a lot of focus on Iftari, which is the ...

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Bajloor Rashid MBE elected for the second term as UKBCCI President

UKBCCI (UK Bangladesh Catalyst of Commerce and Industry) organised its general meeting and election on 24th April in it’s office at East London.  The AGM started at 12 which was presided over by President Bajloor Rashid MBE.  A number Directors and Members were present at the meeting.  The meeting was conducted by Director Rohema Miah. Bajloor Rashid expressed his gratitude to ...

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Tax on pensioners proposed to heal inter-generational divide

A £10,000 payment should be given to the young and pensioners taxed more, a new report into inter-generational fairness in the UK suggests. The research and policy organisation, the Resolution Foundation, says these radical moves are needed to better fund the NHS and maintain social cohesion. Its chairman, Lord Willetts, said the contract between young and old had “broken down”. ...

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Meet and Greet Assist Service and Imran Travels signs agreement in London.

Bangladesh can grow economically fast if private sectors come forward to provide services along with the Government.  Non-resident Bangladeshis are also playing in important role by investing in private sectors.  As a result, NRBs across the world will be benefited from the improved services. President of Sylhet Chamber of Commerce and Airlines Club Sylhet, Khandokar Shiper Ahmed told this in ...

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UK house prices fall at fastest rate in nearly eight years

Prices tumbled by 3.1% in April to an average of £220,962, says Halifax UK house prices posted their largest monthly drop in almost eight years in April in the latest sign the housing market is weakening, according to the country’s biggest mortgage lender. The 3.1% drop, the biggest since September 2010, knocked £7,140 off the average price of a home ...

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