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British-Bangladeshi physician doctor of the year in UK

London Office : Dr Farzana Hussain, a general physician (GP) partner at the Project Surgery in Newham, is one of 12 National Health Service (NHS) workers photographed by Rankin, who has previously taken portraits of the Rolling Stones and the Queen. It is a proud moment for Bangladesh as a Bangladesh-origin doctor has received this great honour by virtue of ...

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Bangladesh seeks fresh British FDI in green financing businesses, other sectors

Bangladesh High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Saida Muna Tasneem has invited fresh British FDI in green financing businesses, clean technologies, renewable energy and IT-enabled services. “UK investors should specially focus on investing in green financing businesses, clean technologies, renewable energy and IT-enabled services in the post-pandemic trade and investment partnership between Bangladesh and the UK,” she said. She was addressing as ...

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Proposals to make streets safer for walking and cycling in Bow

    Tower Hamlets Council is consulting on proposals for a low-traffic neighbourhood in Bow to improve road safety and encourage walking and cycling as part of its Liveable Streets programme. The plans aim to reduce some of the 33,000 daily motor vehicle journeys in Bow. Almost half of these vehicles travel through the area without stopping, creating extra noise, ...

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Council warns rogue landlords to ‘get their house in order’

Tower Hamlets Council has helped tenants claim back more than £100,000 from rogue landlords in the past year. The money was recovered using rent repayment orders (RROs) that allow the council and tenants to get back up to 12 months’ rent from landlords who fail to license properties when they are required to do so. Landlords caught letting unlicensed properties ...

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Government must restore free travel for U18s and elderly Londoners

The Mayor of Tower Hamlets John Biggs has urged the Government to restore free travel for under-18s in London, and to remove the suspension of free travel at peak times for Older Person’s Freedom Pass and 60-plus Oyster card holders. The suspension of free travel for the over-60s took effect last week, starting on Monday 15 June. Removing these free ...

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Mukta Chakravarty’s ‘Stay Alive with Fine Arts’ will be inaugurated on Saturday in London

Ansar Ahmed Ullah: A virtual fine arts project “Stay Alive with Fine Arts’ by British Bangladeshi artist Mukta Chakravarty is launching on Saturday the 20th of June London time at 4 pm on artist’s Facebook page “Mouni Mukta”. Following the launch of the logo and abstract of the project live on her Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/mounimukta/ an online seminar titled ” “Sustainable development ...

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Jamal Uddin of East London dies of Corona in Sylhet

By Ansar Ahmed Ullah:   Jamal Uddin Ahmed, also known as Jimmy to his friends, died of Corona on Monday 15 June while undergoing treatment in Shahid Shamsuddin Ahmed hospital, Sylhet. His funeral will be held in his ancestral village of Bagirghat of Golapganj district and will be laid to rest next to his father. Originally from the East End ...

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Victims of domestic abuse reminded #YouAreNotAlone

Government campaign reminds us that help and support remains available for victims of domestic abuse and their children The government is reminding victims of domestic abuse that police response and support services remain available for victims and their children during the coronavirus pandemic through the ongoing #YouAreNotAlone initiative. Domestic abuse includes physical, psychological, sexual, emotional and economic abuse and can ...

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