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Bangladesh London mission bins report on issuing health certificate

Bangladesh High Commission in London, UK has described as ‘incorrect’ some media reports that said the mission issued ‘health certificate’ regarding COVID-19 to Bangladesh bound passengers. No such ‘health certificate’ has been issued from the Bangladesh high commission to any passenger rather it only attest to personal ‘health declaration form’ of the travel intending passengers to Bangladesh amid the pandemic, ...

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The chef-driven new food publication CURRY CHEF launched in London

Bangla Mirror Desk : The London based Curry Life Media Group has launched a new publication dedicated to Curry Chef. This will be the fourth food, hospitality, travel and leisure industry publication to the group. The media group founded Curry Life Magazine, Oriental Food Life, Travel Life and latest addition to the group is the Curry Chef Magazine. The first ...

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Rosna Mortuza Joins NHS As Chief Diversity Officer

  Ansar Ahmed Ullah: London: The NHS has announced the appointment of Rosna Mortuza who will be joining as the new Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer on 27 July for the blood and transplantation service of NHS (NHSBT). This is an important new role, designed to ensure that equality, diversity and inclusion are woven into the fabric of NHSBT. In it, ...

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Abdul Hafiz of Sylhet elected mayor of the Council of UK

Abdul Hafiz Jewel of Balaganj district in Sylhet has been elected Mayor of Maldon Town Council in Essex County, UK. He was elected mayor on Monday (July 21st) at the council’s annual general meeting. He had previously served as Deputy Mayor in 2017-18. Abdul Hafiz Jewel is a descendant of Sirajpur village in Dewan Bazar union of Balaganj upazila.. His ...

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Chancellor’s summer statement fails to deliver for Tower Hamlets

The Mayor of Tower Hamlets has said that the Chancellor’s summer statement failed to deliver for Tower Hamlets, and warns that London faces a looming jobs crisis as the furlough scheme unwinds. Stats compiled by the Labour Party reveal that across London: 1,074,900 number of people are furloughed, equivalent to around 22% of the workforce 433,000 people are using the ...

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Court allows widow of Bangladeshi ship-breaking worker to sue UK firm

A Bangladeshi woman whose husband lost his life while dismantling an oil tanker at a ship-breaking yard in 2018, can file a negligence claim against a British company involved in the vessel’s sale, according to London’s High Court. The worker died while working on a tanker called the EKTA in the port city of Chattogram. British lawyers representing his widow, ...

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Anti-racist activist Tharik Hussain dies

      One of the anti-racist community activists from the 1970s, Tharik Hussain has passed away following having a by- pass operation on 10 July. Tharik Hussain lived with his family in Flower & Dean estate just off Brick Lane. Tharik Hussain was an activist of Bangladesh Youth Movement, one of the youth organisations that led the anti-racist struggle ...

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Tower Hamlets Mayor responds to Baroness Lawrence’s review into the impact of Coronavirus on BAME communities

The Mayor of Tower Hamlets has responded to the enquiry led by Baroness Doreen Lawrence examining the impact of Coronavirus on black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities. The enquiry, launched by Sir Keir Starmer in April, seeks to take evidence from the public, community groups, experts and those affected on why coronavirus is disproportionately affecting BAME communities, and to ...

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