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UK’s Prince William, Kate arrive in Pakistan for 5-day visit

 Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate arrived in Pakistan’s capital, Islamabad on Monday on a five-day visit, which authorities say will help further improve relations between the two countries. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were accorded a red-carpet reception on their arrival at the airport, then were escorted to a hotel amid tight security. The British royal family ...

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Queen’s Speech: New laws on crime, health and the environment

Boris Johnson’s government has set out “ambitious” policies on crime, health, the environment and Brexit in a Queen’s Speech that opposition parties have dismissed as an “election manifesto”. Plans for tougher sentences for violent offenders and legal targets for cutting plastic pollution are among 26 bills set out at Parliament’s State Opening. The BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg said it was a ...

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Brexit: Boris Johnson says ‘significant’ work still to do on deal

Boris Johnson has said he can see “a way forward” to reaching a deal with the EU in “all our interests” before Brexit is due to happen on 31 October. But the prime minister warned the cabinet there was still a “significant amount of work” to do, as EU and UK officials continue to hold talks. Parliament will meet on ...

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Channel S receives the UKBCCI Director’s Choice Award: Acknowledgment for serving the community: Mahee  Jalil

  6th of October 2019.   Channel S has received the prestigious Bangladesh Catalyst of Commerce and Industry (UKBCCI) Business and Entrepreneur Excellence Director Choice Award 2019.  Founder of Channel  S, Mahee Ferdous Jalil received this honour on behalf of Channel S.  Documentary screened at the award giving ceremony stated that Mahee Ferdous Jalil started Channel S with the dream of focusing ...

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Bangladesh looks forward to hosting Commonwealth B2B Connectivity Conference in Mujib Barsha 2020 in Dhaka

“Bangladesh, under the visionary leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, would be hosting Commonwealth B2B connectivity conference during the Mujib Barsho in November 2020. The date coincides with Father of the Nation’s attendance of the first Commonwealth Summit on 2-10 August in 1973 and would be a symbol of “Bangabandhur Sonar Bangla prosperity aspirations,” said Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi. The ...

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Brexit negotiators set to work through the weekend

Photo: UK Brexit secretary Stephen Barclay, right, shakes hands with European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier before their meeting at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. London, Oct 12 : British and European Union negotiators plan to work through the weekend to see if they can agree a Brexit deal in time for next week’s ...

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CHANCELLOR SAJID JAVID TOPS THIS YEAR’S GG2 POWER LIST

  Sajid Javid, the first British Asian Chancellor of the Exchequer is ranked first on the annual list of the 101 most influential Asians in Britain Chancellor reveals the UK’s plans to release a commemorative coin for Mahatma Gandhi Friday 11thOctober, London- The Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid MP has retained the top spot on the GG2 Power List, the definitive ranking ...

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Climate protesters try to ‘occupy’ London city airport

London police dragged away several chanting and singing climate protesters on Thursday who tried to “occupy” an international airport serving the British capital’s global financial hub. Uniformed officers were seen dragging several Extinction Rebellion group demonstrators from outside London City Airport, although there was no immediate official tally of arrests. Campaigners, some of them in business suits, also staged a ...

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Brexit: Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar set for further talks

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar will meet for talks later to discuss the UK’s Brexit proposals, reports BBC. Downing Street said the meeting was to allow “detailed discussions” on the process of securing a deal, reports BBC.On Wednesday EU leaders accused the UK of putting forward untested ideas, adding that progress towards a new ...

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Rohingya crisis: UK pledges further support

Dhaka, Oct 9 : The United Kingdom has pledged further support over the Rohingya crisis to help with food, health care, sanitation and counselling for victims of sexual violence. During a visit to Bangladesh last week, UK government’s International Development Minister Baroness Sugg announced a further £30 million of UK aid support, on top of the UK’s recent pledge of ...

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