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Disabled children waiting too long for NHS wheelchairs

NHS England misses target for delivery of wheelchairs to more than 5,000 children Thousands of disabled children in England who need a wheelchair are waiting more than the four-month target for the equipment to be delivered, analysis has revealed. The NHS standard is for children to receive a wheelchair within 18 weeks from the time of referral, but in 2017-18 ...

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British expats in EU launch Brexit legal challenge

Group says leave campaign broke electoral law, making 2016 vote unconstitutional British expatriates have launched a fresh legal challenge against the 2016 referendum, arguing that the result has been invalidated by the Electoral Commission’s ruling on leave campaign spending. The judicial review against the prime minister, Theresa May, has been submitted to the high court in London by the UK ...

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DL TV opens its website and office in London

DL TV opened its office and website in London on 10th of August.  A number of senior journalists inaugurated the website which included President, General Secretary and other senior members of London Bangla Press Club (LBPC). Guest who were present at the event included President of LBPC Syed Nahash Pasha, General Secretary Mohammod Jubaer, former General Secretary Nazrul Islam Bashon, former ...

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Pay growth slows to weakest in a year despite fall in joblessness

Jobless rate declines to 4% in the three months to June, the lowest since the winter of 1975 Pay growth in Britain has slowed to its weakest in almost a year despite a fall in the jobless rate to a fresh 43-year low and the biggest annual drop in workers from the EU since modern records began more than two ...

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Netherlands providing US$ 12.5 mn grant for safe food in Dhaka

Dhaka, Aug 14 : The Netherlands is providing a grant of USD 12.5 million to implement a project contributing to the development of a safe, sustainable and resilient food system for the Dhaka metropolitan area. The Netherlands embassy in Dhaka and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) signed an agreement in this effect on Tuesday, said a FAO ...

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Taliban storm Afghan army base, kill 17 troops

Kabul, Aug 14 : The spokesman for the Defense Ministry in Kabul says the Taliban have overrun a military base in northern Afghanistan, killing 17 soldiers and wounding at least 19 troops. Ghafor Ahmad Jawed says the insurgents overrun the base late on Monday night in Faryab province, in the district of Ghormach, after besieging it for three days. The ...

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May urged to go further in plan to end rough sleeping by 2027

Government unveils £50m fund but admits no new money has been made available for it A £50m fund to provide homes for people ready to leave homeless hostels or domestic abuse refuges in England has been announced by ministers, as part of a wider strategy aimed at eliminating rough sleeping by 2027. The scheme is a response to the growing ...

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Statement from Mayor Biggs: Boris Johnson comments 

     Responding to an article in the Daily Telegraph where he said Muslim women wearing burkas “look like letter boxes” and comparing them to “bank robbers” Mayor John Biggs said: ‘The language used in Boris Johnson’s article is incredibly offensive and insensitive, people should be free to decide what they wear. In his column he argues against a full ...

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Socialisation in the knowledge society

By Taslim Ahammad: Socialisation in the knowledge management (next 19) Socialisation impacts human relationships in the society and businesses in several ways. In general, socialisation determines the way in which employees perceive teamwork, work habits and the exchange of information, which are all important factors for organisation and the social order. Socialisation is the lifelong process of inheriting and disseminating ...

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12 Ecuadorean soccer fans killed in post-game bus crash

Lima, Aug 14 : A bus loaded with fans of a soccer team overturned on a highway in Ecuador after a game, killing at least 12 people and injuring 30 others, Ecuadorean police said Monday. The accident happened Sunday afternoon as the Barcelona SC fans were heading back to their home city of Guayaquil following a draw against a team ...

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