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Ola: Ride-sharing firm to launch in London ‘within weeks’

Indian ride-sharing firm Ola has begun signing up drivers in London ahead of plans to launch services in the capital of United Kingdom “in the coming weeks”. It comes days after rival Uber was denied a new licence to operate in London after repeated safety failures, reports BBC.Ola, which already operates in the UK, said it has held “constructive conversations” ...

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Uber loses license in London over safety, vows to appeal

London’s transit authority on Monday refused to renew Uber’s operating license over concerns about impostor drivers, with the ride-hailing company vowing to appeal the decision as it struggles to secure its future in the British capital. It’s the latest chapter in Uber’s rocky history with London transport officials, who have subjected the San Francisco-based tech company to ever tighter scrutiny ...

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Audit Office reveals government’s failure on Starter Homes

  A new report from the National Audit Office (NAO) has revealed that ‘no Starter Homes have been built to date’ despite a pledge made in 2015 that 200,000 such homes would be delivered by 2020. In April 2015, the Conservative Party manifesto committed to “200,000 Starter Homes, which will be sold at a 20% discount and will be built ...

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Tasneem presents credentials to Irish President

Bangladesh eyes diversifying bilateral trade with Ireland Photo: Courtesy Bangladesh High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Saida Muna Tasneem has presented her letter of credence to Irish President Michael Daniel Higgins as a non-resident ambassador of Bangladesh to Ireland. The ceremony was held at the President’s residence called Áras an Uachtaráin in Dublin on Wednesday, the High Commission said Thursday. ...

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        Pitha Utsab on Saturday the 23rd November

  Pitha is an integral part of Bangladeshi culture and heritage. Without varieties of Pitha being there, a festival in the country cannot be think of.  This traditional Pitha program is being organized by different organizations, individuals and groups. The purpose is to provide people an opportunity to taste pitha, as well as to introduce them   not only to the ...

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Neighbours in Poplar visit Calais Refugee Kitchen

Emdad Rahman: A delegation from Neighbours in Poplar have returned after completing an aid trip to Calais to meet with Refugees, relief workers and volunteers. The team lead by Sister Christine Frost MBE included Lord Michael Cashman CBE amongst its members. The delegation visited the Refugee Community Kitchen which serves hot, nourishing meals to displaced people before meeting with volunteers ...

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Two-day Bangladesh Festival opens in London Saturday

The two-day (Nov 16-17) annual Bangladesh Festival, London begins at the Bethnal Green Library here on Saturday. The annual festival was put in place in 2010 by Shommilito Sangskritik Parishad, UK, in partnership with Bangla Academy, Bangladesh’s Ministry of Cultural Affairs, Bangladesh High Commission, London, and London Borough of Tower Hamlets. The festival is managed by CEN, a creative sector ...

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Report shows increased satisfaction with council care and support

  Latest figures show 67 per cent of adults using Tower Hamlets Council’s social care services are extremely satisfied with their care, an increase of nearly 10 per cent from last year. John Biggs, Mayor of Tower Hamlets, announced the publication of the Local Account, the annual report of adult social care, during the council’s Cabinet meeting on Wednesday 30 ...

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12th year celebrating the best of the British Bangladeshi community.

  London, Friday  1st November 2019 – The official launch of The Bangla Mirror Group British Bangladeshi Who’s Who 2019 publication and award gala dinner will be held in the prestigious Meridian Grand on Tuesday 12th November 2019. The Bangla Mirror Group, publishers of the British Bangladeshi Who’s Who publication, held a press conference on Friday 1st November 2019   at ...

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A great news to make British Bangladeshi proud

An incredible achievement of  14 year old  Amal Rana from Essex who is going to participate in UK’s hugely popular Talent Show Junior Bake Off 2019. Amal will be the First British Bangladeshi who has this opportunity to participate in this show out of four thousand Bakers in UK. There are few articles has been published already and an advert ...

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