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Hawks trapped as Scintilla take

Emdad Rahman : Scintilla CC were in no mood to take prisoners as Hawks were skittled out 140/10 from 36 overs at the Jubilee Sports Ground. Top scorers for Hawks were Siddique 28, and Osman 24. Captain Shaha Riadh and Ayaz Karim took 3 wickets each. Rifat Mahmud took 2 with one apiece for Morshed and Foysal. Scintilla reached 141/2 ...

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Barts Health NHS Trust has joined forces with local Muslim religious leaders to encourage residents to have a healthy and memorable Ramadan.

This year, the holiest month in the Islamic calendar starts on or around 7th June 2016 and lasts until 6th July 2016. Adults are required to fast from dawn to sunset, but those in poor health or who have deteriorating health, the very elderly and mothers who are breastfeeding are exempt from doing so. Residents who suffer from any chronic ...

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Migration can transform art and culture, argues Birmingham Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Migration from Asia and the Middle East to Western Europe could provide the kind of vibrant boost to arts and culture as movement from India and Pakistan did to UK food tastes over the past 40 years, a leading artist and academic has said. Professor Bashir Makhoul, practising artist and Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Birmingham City University, believes the movement of ...

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Peanut curry death: Restaurant owner Mohammed Zaman jailed

A “reckless” restaurant owner has been jailed for six years for the manslaughter of a customer who had an allergic reaction to a curry. Paul Wilson, 38, suffered a severe anaphylactic shock in January 2014 after eating a takeaway containing peanuts from the Indian Garden in Easingwold, North Yorkshire. Mohammed Zaman, 52, was found guilty at Teesside Crown Court. The ...

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One held with VOIP sets gun powder in Sylhet

The police arrested a youth and seized five machines of voice over internet protocol, laptops, chocolate bombs and gun powder from him in Sylhet on Friday afternoon. The arrested was identified as Sajib Hasan, 22, residence of Purba Pir Mahalla in Sylhet city. Local people said Sajib and his two friends were living in a flat of Group View Tower ...

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Bahapur Villages wear deserted look for raids

The houses are mostly shut from inside. The males are hardly seen anywhere. The villages seem deserted. That is the situation prevailing in  Bahapur Under  Lalabazar union now.Tension has been hanging over the villages of the union under Dakshin Surma upazila since Monday when police started rounding up people accused in cases, particularly those sued for assaulting RAB during the ...

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AL suspends 9 rebel UP chairman aspirants in Sylhet

Sylhet district units of Awami League (AL) have suspended 9 rebel aspirants for the posts of chairman of 9 union parishads inBalagonj and Osmaninagar upazilas of Sylhet, Voting in the union parishad is scheduled to be held on May 28. the suspended rebel candidates are Nasir uddin.Abdur Rahman Makhan.Azmol Ali of Poschim Gouripur union, Azmol Beg  of Purbo Gouripur union, ...

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10 Reasons the Royal Mail should never have been privatised

By Rayhan Ahmed Topader  : The government has sold a 13 per cent stake to institutions, and gifted its remaining 1 per cent stake to eligible Royal Mail staff, meaning the company is now fully privatised for the first time in its 500-year history.I think that decision was wrong because Royal Mail is not only profitable business. It’s very helpful ...

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