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DoE fines RSRM Tk 4.76 lakh for polluting environment

Department of Environment (DoE), Chattogram chapter fined Taka 4.76 lakh to steel producing company, Ratanpur Steel Rerolling Mills (RSRM), in city’s Biyazid area for polluting the environment by releasing excessive unrefined smoke in the air. Director of DOE, Azadur Rahman Mallick pronounced the penalty after the hearing at DOE office on Tuesday. DOE Director Azadur Rahman told  that RSRM breached ...

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IMF warns of downside risks for Asian economy amid trade tensions

Washington, Oct 19 : Asia is expected to grow at 5.0 percent in 2019 and 5.1 percent in 2020, with risks to the projection still skewed downward, an International Monetary Fund (IMF) official said on Friday. “In line with the slowdown of global growth, the growth in the Asia Pacific region is expected to be the slowest since the global ...

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Penny Appeal’s Mini-CEO to Launch MY Helpline 

October 10th sees Penny Appeal’s Mini CEO (11-year-old Shakira Rahman) launch the MY (Muslim Youth) Helpline, providing listening and mental health support for young people between the ages of 11 to 24. The MY Helpline is a confidential and non-judgemental service for young Muslims across the UK. It will provide faith and culturally sensitive support for any young Muslim facing challenges ...

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J&J agrees to $117M settlement over pelvic mesh devices

Johnson & Johnson has agreed to a $117 million multistate settlement over allegations it deceptively marketed its pelvic mesh products, which support women’s sagging pelvic organs. Ohio’s attorney general said Thursday an investigation found that J&J, the world’s biggest health products maker, violated state consumer protection laws by not fully disclosing the devices’ risks. Numerous women who had the once-popular, ...

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Apple economy latest casualty in strife-torn Kashmir

Shopian, Oct 17 : Kashmir’s apple orchards, a backbone of the economy that supports nearly half the people living there, are deserted with fruit rotting on the trees at a time when they should be bustling with harvesters. Losses are mounting as insurgent groups pressure pickers, traders and drivers to shun the industry to protest an Indian government crackdown. Apple ...

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Celebrities attend ARTA awards. 

ARTA awards brings restaurants together across the UK but it also brought the entertainment people last night including premiership footballer Jai Verma and British Actor and journalist Kiran Rai and England Cricketer Monty Panesar and Krishna the make up artist to attend the awards ceremony that involves Indian and Chinese restauranteurs competing to win the awards. Ambassadors of the event ...

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The UK’s Best Asian Restaurants, Chefs and Personalities Revealed at the Oscar’s of the Curry Industry, the Asian Restaurant & Takeaway Awards ( ARTA) 2019 in London

The Park Plaza Hotel, Westminster, played host to the glitzy celebrity red-carpet event to reveal the best of the UK Asian cuisine industry across restaurants, takeaways, chef’s and personalities. Bolton Restaurant, Hot Chilli scoops top accolade as Britain’s best Asian restaurant from over 2400 applications. ARTA rewarded excellence, craft, creativity and great taste by bringing the UK’s most prestigious Asian restaurants and chefs together under one roof. Finalists were chosen based ...

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  Asian Curry Awards Shortlist Announced Ahead of National Curry Week

    The eagerly-awaited shortlist for this year’s Asian Curry Awards has been announced ahead of National Curry Week (7th to 13th October).  Top London fine dining London venues listed include: Benares, Darjeeling Express, Hakkasan, Indian Accent, Quilion, Veersawamy and Zuma The winners will be revealed at a glittering awards-ceremony, at Grosvenor House, in Mayfair on Sunday 17th November, The ...

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Bangladesh now a ‘perfect platform of innovation’: FM

Recognising the progress that the country has made so far in ICT sector, Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Monday said Bangladesh becomes a ‘perfect platform of innovation’ to leap into the future prosperity. “Vision 2021 and Digital Bangladesh are no more a dream but a reality today,” he said focusing on connecting people through digital devices and innovations. ...

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“Made in China” shines in Nepal

Leading Chinese air conditioner supplier Gree have in recent years seen an amazing sales jump in Nepal, with local dealers reporting an annual increase of 30 percent. That is in no small part thanks to the notable improvement of electricity supply in the Himalayan country, which is one of the tangible benefits brought by Chinese products and technologies to Nepal’s ...

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