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Governor Pritzker Signs Illinois Banking Development Districts Act

CHICAGO – Governor Pritzker signed HB 5194, the Illinois Banking Development Districts Act, goes into effect Friday. Sponsored by State Sen. Doris Turner (D-Springfield) and State Rep. La Shawn Ford (D-Chicago), the legislation creates a new incentive program for establishing bank branches in underserved communities. The program uses public-linked deposits and Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) […]

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How home chefs are disrupting the food industry in Mumbai

Home deliveries and takeaways have become so popular that several shows on OTT platforms have the home chef as their central character. Our busy lives are enveloped in the aroma of home-cooked meals delivered from someone’s kitchen, meal subscription plans, and cloud kitchens. People have turned away from the traditional restaurant route to forge their […]

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US virus cases rise, China travel easier

Coronavirus cases in the Americas rose 27.2% in a week, mostly due to a spike in infections in the United States, according to the Pan American Health Organization, while China scrapped some requirements COVID-19 test for people coming from abroad. PAHO said more than half of a total of 918,000 infections came from North America, […]

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5 international travel destinations to visit in summer 2022

Mon, May 16, 2022 5:19 PM Last updated on: Mon, May 16, 2022 7:54 PM 5 international destinations to visit this summer to escape from your hectic daily life. “> 5 international destinations to visit this summer to escape from your hectic daily life. MALDIVES It’s easier to imagine paradise when you’re amid the endless […]

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How blockchain is fueling the global food sustainability system

The United Nations estimated in 2021 that nearly one billion people worldwide, more than 12% of the world’s population, were at immediate risk of hunger, with the COVID-19 pandemic, increased desertification agricultural regions, inflation, military conflict and global supply shortages combine to push more of the world’s poor into hunger. Furthermore, food security – access […]

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The sad state of food safety and regulation

THE presence of microplastics in packaged and unpackaged sugar sold in the local market is of great concern. A research article, published in the journal titled Science of the Total Environment on May 10, 2022, indicates that approximately 343.7 black, pink, blue and brown microplastic particles are on average present in one kilogram of sugar, […]

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Holiday travel is deadlier this year

Road crashes have killed 376 people this Eid holiday season, continuing a deadly trend that has claimed more than a thousand lives since 2019. A further 1,500 people were injured in road accidents in the fourteen days before and after Eid this year. Accidents can be attributed to poor driving or reckless driving skills, as […]

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‘I lied to everyone I met’: how gambling addiction took hold of women in the UK

IIt was Christmas Day in 2018 that things took a turn for Bev. By his own admission, it had been “a beautiful day”. “Everything was screwed up,” she said. “There was no reason why I should have played, but in my head – in a player’s head – it was Christmas Day, so you couldn’t […]

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U.S.-Bangladesh Business Council wants better bilateral economic ties

The US Chamber of Commerce’s US-Bangladesh Business Council recently led an executive delegation to Dhaka to discuss strengthening the two countries’ economic ties with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and senior Bangladeshi government officials. The executive delegation, which was on a four-day visit May 8-11, was led by Chairman of the Board Jay R Pryor, who […]

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Yemen’s aid shortfall forces the World Food Program to make tough choices

Foreign aid is vital to help those in need in Yemen, but an infusion of cash alone will not solve the social and economic problems plaguing the country, the World Food Program representative said. In an exclusive interview with The National At the start of a Gulf tour to meet with major donors, Richard Ragan […]

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CA commits to Sri Lanka despite DFAT travel warning

Cricket Australia (CA) insists it remains committed to visiting Sri Lanka next month despite political unrest prompting the Australian government to suggest citizens ‘reconsider’ their need to travel to the island. With three weeks to go before the men’s national team is scheduled to arrive in Colombo for a three-format tour, the Department of Foreign […]

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Cash advance: what is it and should you get one?

petekarici/Getty Images Difficult financial situations happen from time to time for most people. When this happens, it’s not always obvious where to turn for help. In these situations, however, a cash advance can be an attractive option because it is faster and easier to obtain than other options. Depending on the severity of the circumstances, […]

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AMBASSADOR HAAS’ REMARKS TO THE USA-BANGLADESH BUSINESS FORUM

Tuesday, May 10, 2022 AMBASSADOR HAAS’ REMARKS TO THE USA-BANGLADESH BUSINESS FORUM As the United States and Bangladesh celebrate 50 years of diplomatic relations, I am excited for the future. And as I’ve said before, the United States stands ready to move as fast as Bangladesh to deepen and broaden our bilateral relationship. This evening, […]

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Capital Fast Food staff arrested for causing new market dispute: DMP

Md Kawsar and Md Babu Hossain arrested in connection with new market clashes TBS Report May 10, 2022, 6:30 PM Last modification: May 10, 2022, 6:41 PM Photo: Lion of Asadulla/ TBS “> Photo: Lion of Asadulla/ TBS Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) has arrested two Capital Fast Food employees who allegedly initiated the clash between […]

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Dubai: Flydubai introduces new reclining business class seat at Arabian Travel Market – News

The latest feature will be phased in as part of an ongoing product development investment program Photo: Supplied Published: Tue, May 10, 2022, 5:19 PM Last update: Tue, May 10, 2022, 5:21 PM Flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, is showcasing its new business class seating offering to the travel industry at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) […]

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cyclones will expose 200% more population to damage: study | Hyderabad News

HYDERABAD: As Cyclone Asani threatens the east coast, a study by the University of Bristol shows that future cyclones hitting the Bay of Bengal will expose 200% more people to cyclone damage and flooding. They will also be more devastating in nature. Andhra Pradesh, with a coastline stretching about 1,000 km, is the most exposed […]

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Journalists ‘overdo it’, says nephew of railway minister’s wife amid row over ticketless travel

Imrul Kayes Pranto, nephew of Sujan’s wife, Shammi Akter Moni, and Pranto’s uncles, identified by unique names – Hasan and Omar – were at the center of a backlash on social media following the suspension of the TTE , Shafiqul Islam, was reported. The trio introduced themselves as the minister’s family, but Shafiqul was undeterred […]

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QuickQuid and Pounds to Pocket borrowers receive payment news

Borrowers who were wrongly sold loans they couldn’t afford by two companies that went bankrupt will get a little more back than they expected. Around 78,500 QuickQuid and Pounds to Pocket borrowers will be reimbursed some of the interest and fees charged to them at a rate of 53.5p for each pound due over the […]

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Saint-Louis seeks to increase its population with Afghan refugees

ST. LOUIS – Inamullah Niazai sits on the front porch of his red brick home in St. Louis and smiles at the bustle of activity around him – his mother and father chatting in the front yard, his two young daughters munching on chocolate ice cream bars. “Anything is possible here,” said 23-year-old Niazai. “We […]

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From fuel to food to rent: how inflation has impacted rising prices in the UAE – News

The largest rise in the UAE’s consumer price index (CPI) last year was in the transportation component Published: Sat, May 7, 2022, 12:05 PM On Wednesday, the Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates (CBUAE) announced that it would raise its base rate by 50 basis points to 2.25%. This came into effect in sync […]

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Sustainable travel is firmly in the minds of travelers – News

Speaking ahead of the 2022 Arabian Travel Market, Andrew Spearman, Managing Director of Six Senses Zighy Bay, highlighted how a growing number of guests are booking resorts that have green initiatives in place as part of their commitment to sustainable trips. Published: Fri, May 6, 2022, 6:09 PM For resorts, looking at sustainability from the […]

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World population density by latitude

Map Explained: Key Facts About Ukraine The modern state of Ukraine was formed nearly 30 years ago after the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. Since then, the country has often made headlines due to political instability and the imminent threat of a Russian invasion. In the graphic map above, we look at Ukraine […]

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WFP in talks with India over wheat supply amid global food security concerns due to war in Ukraine : The Tribune India

PTI United Nations, May 5 The United Nations’ World Food Program (WFP) said it was in talks with India over buying wheat as the countries face food security concerns amid the war in Ukraine. “We are in talks with India on the supply of wheat. So this is something that is ongoing,” World […]

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Smart Cities World – Traveling on the road

WhereIsMyTransport, a specialist in mobility and location data and technologies for emerging markets, has reached a major milestone by mapping 50 cities in Africa, Latin America, South Eastern Europe and Asia. It claims to be the first company to offer high-quality mobility and location data in all these markets. Cities include Dhaka in Bangladesh, Bandung […]

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Dangote Cement sells N116 billion series 2 bond to implement its export strategy

By Aduragbemi Omiyale The Chairman of Kano Dairy and Livestock Husbandry Cooperative Union (KADALCU), Mr. Usman Abdullahi Usman revealed that the state has the capacity to produce around 30,000 liters of milk per day. During a recent interview, he further stated that Kano’s dairy industry contributes nearly 24% of the total locally produced milk nationwide. […]

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Taste flavors that wow the world at the Dubai Food Festival – News

Nearly 12,000 restaurants and cafes are taking part in the event which will run until May 15 Published: Wed, May 4, 2022, 12:38 AM Last update: Wed, May 4, 2022, 12:39 AM This year, the Dubai Food Festival celebrates the emirate as the culinary capital of the world. Showcasing the city’s most exciting gastronomic offerings […]

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Heathrow and Gatwick: Latest Covid travel rules for India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka

Summer is finally approaching and Londoners can’t wait to book for their next holiday abroad. Although we seem to be out of the woods when it comes to Covid-19, a number of countries still have strict rules in place that we all must follow before boarding a plane. Since mid-February, restrictions for people arriving in […]

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Charles Franklin, Kirsten Johnson, Mary Triggiano, Melody Harvey

Horse racing polls in Wisconsin months away from the Aug. 9 primary election show few surprises — but perhaps incongruously — voter enthusiasm in 2022 is highest among those least confident about in the 2020 election, according to April responses to the Marquette University Law School survey. COVID-19 cases have tripled in the past month […]

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United Arab Emirates: Food delivery platform shuts down for labor issues – News

Riders’ social media posts suggest hundreds are unhappy with alleged pay cuts Case By Nasreen Abdulla Published: Sun 1 May 2022, 22:13 Last update: Sun, May 1, 2022, 11:06 PM Several residents, including restaurateurs, took to social media to express their anger at the ‘delays’ as delivery giant Deliveroo faced work-related issues. The restaurant’s co-owner, […]

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Top 5 Travel Destinations to Visit During an Eid Monsoon in Bangladesh

This year, we can once again celebrate Eid with pomp and grandeur in full spirit as the deadly grip of the pandemic on our lives is finally unraveled. With the festive spirit omnipresent in the atmosphere, we can’t help but plan our Eid holidays as much as possible this time around! If you’re in the […]

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COVID woes prompt more states to require financial literacy courses | Education

Studies have long shown that high school students are woefully misinformed about personal finances and how to manage them. But the COVID-19 pandemic, which has revealed how many American adults are living on the financial edge, has spurred ongoing efforts to make financial literacy classes a school requirement. Seven states now require a stand-alone financial […]

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Final evaluation of the project: Improving WASH services for the Myanmar refugee population in Camps 15 (Jamtoli) and 16 (Potibonia), Ukhiya Upazila, Cox’s Bazar – Bangladesh

ABSTRACT Applying both quantitative and qualitative tools and approaches, the final assessment was conducted in February 2022. It covers 415 respondent households from Camps 15 and 16 – data collection done with tablets in KoBo. The samples were drawn systematically. First, the sample size was determined according to the most common statistical formula.The objectives of […]

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Ramadan lessons give Hyde food for thought – Quest Media Network

The community gathered in Hyde, thanks to members of the Bangladeshi community, to learn more about the meaning and reasons for Ramadan. Former Imam, Kamal Uddin, attended the event at the local POP community center, to explain how Muslims fast to feel what those who are hungry feel, by not eating during the day, throughout […]

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Making travel tech-savvy – News

Ralph Melis, co-founder of ExploreTECH, a digital marketplace for the hospitality and travel industry, on the new venture creating a technology space for optimal search for buyers and sellers Published: Fri 29 April 2022, 09:00 Many businesses in the hospitality and travel industry are missing out on innovative solutions that could greatly benefit their business, […]

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“Buy now, pay later” plans come with pricey catches

Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) plans are increasingly being offered as a convenient credit alternative that allows purchases to be made in installments, typically four payments over six weeks. The so-called “fintech” (financial technology) companies that offer these plans often advertise them as offering consumers interest-free payments without impacting credit scores. But consumer groups and […]

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Two months after the start of the war, food insecurity continues to grow – World

By Mario LubetkinThis is an editorial by Mario Lubetkin, FAO Assistant Director-General ROME, Apr 27 2022 (IPS) – Two months after the start of the war, on February 24, the data on the substantial increase in the cost of food products, the rise in prices and shortages of fertilizers, the destruction of land and plantations […]

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Sustainable travel: Africa in the lead with the ban on single-use plastics

There is a collective effort around the world to phase out the use and production of single-use plastic. In 2002, Bangladesh was the first country to ban single-use thin plastic. Several countries have followed suit by imposing a partial or complete ban on the use of plastic or by levying a tax on each single-use […]

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The CFPB announces its intention to supervise more non-banking establishments; Ballard Spahr will host a webinar on May 11 on Director Chopra’s first six months in office

The CFPB announces that it plans to invoke its “dormant authority” to oversee non-banks engaged in conduct that poses a risk to consumers. Along with the announcement, the CFPB has issued a procedure regulation regarding the confidentiality of proceedings in which the CFPB invokes such authority. These steps by the CFPB are noteworthy for two […]

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BBS and Robi team up for the first digital population census

The Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) has selected leading digital service provider Robi as the digital connectivity provider to conduct the country’s first-ever digital census. BBS will conduct the Sixth Population and Housing Census digitally from June 15-21. The Project Manager for the 2022 National Population and Housing Census, Md Dilder Hossain, and Robi Commercial […]

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BBS and Robi team up for a digital population census

The Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) has chosen Robi as the digital connectivity provider to conduct the country’s first-ever digital population census. The BBS will conduct the sixth population and housing census digitally from June 15 to June 21, 2022, a press release said. To this end, Md Dilder Hossain, Project Manager for the 2022 […]

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Single mum in £10,000 debt despite working her whole life as cost of living soars

A single mother has racked up £10,000 in debt due to the cost of living crisis affecting families across the UK. June Butterworth, 44, had to go from her job as a caregiver, a job she had had all her working life, to a housekeeper working reduced hours in a care home to look after […]

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Addressing food security and climate change through regenerative agriculture

Bangladesh must gradually shift to regenerative agriculture to limit the impacts of environmental and climate vulnerabilities to ensure food security for a growing population April 24, 2022, 10:45 a.m. Last modification: April 24, 2022, 10:47 a.m. Bangladesh’s growing population and shrinking available arable land will increasingly threaten food security. “> population and shrinking available arable […]

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Repairs to Dhaka-Ctg highway, roadside markets may cause travel issues during Eid

In addition, the prohibited three-wheelers, which still drive on the roads from time to time and are the cause of several accidents, pose additional problems. “Once a blockage forms, it is not easily resolved. The situation causes extreme suffering among the passengers. It often takes six to eight hours to cross a two-hour route,” said […]

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How access to earned wages can mark the end of predatory lending

Can you handle an unexpected expense with your salary? According to a recent study by E&Y, only 29% of urban Indians said they are able to meet unexpected expenses with their salary, while the majority still live paycheck to paycheck. This essentially points to gaps in financial resilience in the context of the pandemic, larger […]

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Assistants: Florida Bride and Caterer Served Marijuana Food | app

LONGWOOD, Fla. (AP) — A 42-year-old Florida bride and her 31-year-old caterer are accused of serving food containing marijuana to unsuspecting guests at a wedding reception. The women were arrested Monday following an investigation by the Seminole County Sheriff’s Office, court records show. The two women were charged with tampering, culpable negligence and delivery of […]

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Dubai unemployment rate at just 0.5% as population crosses 3.5million mark – Reuters

Population increase is attributed to an influx of foreigners Published: Thu 21 April 2022, 18:15 Dubai’s population passed the 3.5 million mark in April, according to the latest data from the Dubai Statistics Centre. Data showed the emirate’s population has grown by more than 100,000 since 2020, despite the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. The […]

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Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in population living in high and low density gradient areas in Dhaka, Bangladesh

This article was originally published here Too Med Infect Dis. 2022 Mar 25;7(4):53. doi: 10.3390/tropicalmed7040053. ABSTRACT Community transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in densely populated countries has been a concern since the start of the pandemic. Evidence for community transmission of SARS-CoV-2 based on population density gradient and socioeconomic status (SES) is limited. In June-September 2020, we […]

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Themelooks launches online food ordering and delivery system in wordpress marketplace

“Online food ordering and delivery system for wordpress” An online food ordering and delivery system with an easy one-click print option. Easily receive and manage pickup and delivery orders as well as delivery-only or pickup-only orders. FoodBook – Online Food Ordering & Delivery System WordPress Plugin allows you to easily manage your food ordering work. […]

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Scientists find evidence of the largest earthquake in human history

Archaeologists have found evidence of the largest known earthquake in human history – a terrifying 9.5 magnitude mega-earthquake that caused an 8,000 kilometer long tsunami and prompted human populations to abandon nearby coasts for 1,000 years, new study finds. The earthquake struck about 3,800 years ago in what is now northern Chile when a tectonic […]

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IPL 2022: Delhi Capitals player tests positive, team delays trip to Pune – News

Team physio Patrick Farhart tested positive last week Delhi Capitals Head Coach Ricky Ponting during the game against Royal Challengers Bangalore. (BCCI) By ANI Published: Mon 18 Apr 2022, 15:00 A Delhi Capitals squad player has tested positive for Covid-19, forcing the franchise to delay their trip to Pune for the upcoming IPL 2022 clash […]

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Emirates News Agency – World Food Program becomes strategic partner of ‘1 Billion Meals’ initiative

DUBAI, 18th April, 2022 (WAM) — The 1 Billion Meals initiative, the largest campaign of its kind in the region to provide food support to disadvantaged and vulnerable communities in 50 countries, is supported by the United Nations World Food Program (WFP), as well as international, regional and local partners. These partners play an important […]

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United Arab Emirates: Can a travel ban be imposed on outstanding loans? – News

I plan to liquidate some of my assets at home, but it will take time Case Published: Sun 17 Apr 2022, 10:41 AM Last update: Sun 17 Apr 2022, 10:27 PM Question: I am a resident of Dubai and recently lost my job. I have an outstanding personal loan of 30,000 Dh and credit card […]

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Why Tax Refund Loans Are Bad: Fees, Interest, and Risk

Last-minute declarants endeavor to send their declarations to the Internal Revenue Service by the 2021 tax year deadline on Monday, April 18 — and are likely looking forward to a big check via their tax refund. Some tax firms or other lenders may offer the option of accessing these funds earlier, in the form of […]

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Bangladesh will not face food shortage, says agriculture minister

FE REPORT | Published: April 16, 2022 9:37:09 a.m. There will be no food shortage in the country as the government has given highest priority to food security, Agriculture Minister Dr. Mohammad Abdur Razzaque said on Friday. “The country has seen an increase in food production despite the onslaught of the coronavirus pandemic, as the […]

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Train trip to Eastern Regional Corridor fails in schedule

Government dithers as BR asks for two more years to complete railway linking Ghundum FHM HUMAYAN KABIR | Published: April 16, 2022 08:23:29 | Update: April 18, 2022 8:51:29 PM Senior government officials have called for the megaproject on the Bazar-Ramu-Ghundum Dohazari-Cox road to be completed faster now that Bangladesh Railway is seeking two more […]

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Advantages and disadvantages of debt consolidation

Our goal at Credible Operations, Inc., NMLS Number 1681276, hereafter referred to as “Credible”, is to give you the tools and confidence you need to improve your finances. Although we promote the products of our partner lenders who pay us for our services, all opinions are our own. If you have high-interest debt, it may […]

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Taj Mahal close moonlight viewing during Ramzan, Agra

The Taj Mahal is a wonder of the world and attracts thousands and thousands of tourists from all over the world every year. A good number of tourists visit Agra during the full moon period just to witness the beauty of the Taj Mahal by moonlight. Those who have seen the monument bathed in moonlight […]

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Population census of June 15, digitally

The Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) is set to conduct its sixth population and housing census digitally for the first time from June 15-21. The BBS made the announcement during a press briefing at the National Economic Council yesterday. For all the latest news, follow the Daily Star’s Google News channel. “Around 3.7 lakh surveyors […]

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The tropics are experiencing an increase in population and pollution

The world is experiencing a boom in megacities. According to the United Nations, there are currently around 30 urban areas in the world with populations greater than 10 million, mainly in Southeast Asia, Africa and the Middle East. The UN expects the number of these so-called megacities to increase over the next decade, especially in […]

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The country’s first digital population and housing census project has been reduced by Tk186.11C

For the first time in its history, the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) is going to launch the Population and Household Census 2022 project in a digital system or the Computer Assisted Personal Interviewing (CAPI) method. In addition, the latest Geographic Information System (GIS) method will be used in this census for the very first […]

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Much of Europe remains at CDC’s highest travel risk as other regions improve

By Forrest Brown and Marnie Hunter | CNN For the third week in a row, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has not added a single new destination to its highest-risk Tier 4 category for travel. In fact, seven destinations in Asia and the Caribbean have moved to the CDC’s lowest-risk category for […]

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Three-digit interest rates could be banned similar to payday lenders law

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – Kentucky law allows triple-digit interest rates on certain loans. The logic of the 1960s law was simple. Consumers have the option of paying the price in cash or the price on credit, but the price on credit can more than double the total bill. When Big O Tires applied for a […]

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Abu Dhabi develops integrated food security and agriculture data platform – News

The platform will feature an integrated dashboard to monitor local, regional and global food security situations Case Published: Mon 11 Apr 2022, 12:03 The Abu Dhabi Agriculture and Food Security Authority (ADAFSA) has launched a strategic project to develop an integrated food security and agriculture data platform. This in collaboration with actors from the public […]

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Government concerned about rapid growth of Rohingya population in Bangladesh camps

The government is concerned about the rapid growth of the Rohingya population in the Cox’s Bazar camps with an average of 35,000 new births registered each year in the families of forcibly displaced Burmese nationals and refugees in Bangladesh. The issue was discussed at a meeting of the “National Coordination, Management and Policing Committee for […]

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Cuba covers 89.6% of the population vaccinated against Covid-19

According to statistics from April 8, the Minsap informed that a total of 35,519,808 doses of the local vaccines Soberana 02, Soberana Plus and Abdala have been administered so far. The first dose was administered to at least 10,642,040 citizens, including those recovering from Covid-19 (a disease caused by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2), who received a […]

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Passengers must present IDs or birth certificates to travel by launch for Eid

The new rule will be imposed for mass movement in an orderly manner and to limit the possibility of accidents, the minister said on Sunday. Launch authorities will keep a record of NID cards or birth certificate numbers and those who have not yet obtained a NID will be required to keep a photocopy of […]

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compared to create or go beyond are dangerous, and studies nationwide show that each of them brings

compared to create or go beyond are dangerous, and studies nationwide show that each of them brings Less Complicated Seashore Home Shield May Increase Pacific Circumstances to Combat Overfishing Maui senator is campaigning once again to develop serious salary advancement increases The Hawaiian islands today produce motorboat loan companies to […]

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Lessons from Sri Lanka’s Smart Farmingax – The Island

By Dr. Manoj Thibbotuwawa Sri Lanka hosts the fifth summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) on March 30, 2022. Established in 1997, BIMSTEC is a seven-member regional organization comprising Bangladesh, Bhutan , India, Nepal, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Thailand. BIMSTEC pays particular attention to agriculture and food […]

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World News | Nepal rolls out typhoid vaccine for population under 15

Kathmandu [Nepal]Apr 08 (ANI): Nepal has launched a new immunization campaign by introducing Typhoid Conjugate Vaccine (TCV) in the routine immunization program targeting people aged 15 months to 15 years. The typhoid vaccination campaign has started with the support of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations International Children’s Fund […]

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95% of the target population fully vaccinated: Ministry of Health

According to the country’s population, more than 75% of the population have been vaccinated against Covid-19, according to the minister A B April 08, 2022, 10:50 p.m. Last modification: April 09, 2022, 11:50 a.m. File photo of Health Minister Zahid Maleque. “> File photo of Health Minister Zahid Maleque. 95% of the target population has […]

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CBDC will take years, not months, to grow, says Yellen

Design and engineering challenges inherent in developing a U.S. central bank digital currency (CBDC) will take years, not months, says Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Thursday at the American University of Washington. The event marked the first time Yellen publicly aired his views on digital assets since President Joe Biden issued an executive order last […]

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World News | Experts to visit Ukraine to identify war dead

The Hague, April 8 (AP) An international organization formed to identify the dead and missing from the Balkan conflicts of the 1990s is preparing to send a team of forensic experts to Ukraine as the death toll rises further of six weeks after the start of the war caused by the Russian invasion. Kyiv authorities […]

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Don’t blame organic farming for the food crisis

Yet another IPCC (United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) warning of dire consequences if the world does not correct its course and pursue a low-carbon path. This means drastically reducing our dependence on all fossil fuels, among a range of other impactful measures. An Asian country has attempted this by announcing the ban on […]

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To promote travel between the two countries, Japan recognized India’s COVAXIN

Effective April 10, Japan will recognize India’s COVID-19 vaccine COVAXIN, manufactured by Bharat Biotech, to facilitate travel between India and Japan. “Effective April 10, 2022, the Government of Japan is adding the locally designed and manufactured COVID-19 vaccine COVAXIN by Bharat Biotech of India as one of the recognized vaccines for 1st and 2nd doses […]

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UK Buyers at Westfield Shopping Centers Benefit from BNPL Option

Customers at more than a dozen stores in London’s Westfield shopping centers and Stratford City can now use a buy it now, pay later (BNPL) option when shopping, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday (April 6). Clearpay Finance Solutions, a payment processing provider based in Manchester, England, has partnered with shopping center owner Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield SE. The report […]

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Expo 2020 Dubai: Not a single case of food poisoning reported in 6 months – News

3.5 million food shipments were imported from 114 countries for the global exhibition Dubai Municipality/Twitter Published: Wed 6 Apr 2022, 11:53 AM The Dubai Municipality inspected and cleared around 3.5 million tons of imported food for Expo 2020 Dubai from 114 countries. Food Safety Department teams checked shipments for compliance with approved requirements and specifications; […]

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Bangladesh: Population Movement Operation Update Report, Emergency Appeal No. MDRBD018 (EPoA Update No. 13) – Bangladesh

Operation Update Summary The Population Movement Operation (PMO) completed its five years of operation in December 2021. This operation update is a comprehensive 5-year report for the period March 2017 to December 2021 reflecting the legacy phase of the PMO and serving as a means of transition to the new revised Emergency Appeal for 2022-2024. […]

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Launch of the Mexico-Bangladesh Trade Platform | The star of the day

Star Activity Report Wed Apr 6 2022 12:00 AM Last updated on: Wed Apr 6 2022 4:32 AM FBCCI President Md Jashim Uddin was addressing a webinar organized by the Mexican Business Council for Foreign Trade, Investment and Technology (COMCE) on Monday evening. Photo: Collected “> FBCCI President Md Jashim Uddin was addressing a webinar […]

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Travel to UAE: Emirates speeds up flights to destination due to high demand – News

The Indian Ocean destination eased entry restrictions for travelers last month File By web office Published: Tue, 5 Apr 2022, 12:30 PM Last update: Tue, 5 Apr 2022, 12:32 PM Emirates will operate two daily flights on its flagship A380 aircraft to Mauritius from July 1, 2022 to meet increased travel demand to the island […]

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Bankruptcy And Employment | On your debt

Will bankruptcy affect my job? A question frequently asked by our clients who are considering declaring bankruptcy is whether or not it will affect their employment. The answer According to 11 U.S. Code § 525, neither a government nor a private employer “shall terminate the employment of a person who is or has been a […]

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Nearly everyone in the world breathes harmful air, says WHO

Almost every person on the planet is exposed to air pollution that exceeds safe limits, the World Health Organization has warned as it launched a new air quality database. Ninety-nine percent of people were breathing air that sometimes or always exceeded harmful levels, the health body said on Monday, highlighting the urgent need to reduce […]

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Spreading Indonesia’s identity through “Rendang” as 50 delicious dishes of the world

Recently, the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Center released its annual report on the state of Southeast Asia which, among other things, revealed that Vietnamese distrust of China remains very high. Given China’s actions in the South China Sea and the long history between the two countries, it’s understandable why the negative view of China is so prevalent. […]

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Maldives remains top travel destination for GCC travelers in 2022 – News

Published: Mon 4 Apr 2022, 11:43 AM Last update: Mon 4 Apr 2022, 11:45 AM Most countries have now relaxed travel restrictions imposed at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Maldives, a popular travel destination known for its sunny beaches and blue waters, is poised for an influx of tourism after the ease of […]

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Almost everyone in the world breathes polluted air, says WHO

99% of the people on Earth breathe air containing too many pollutants, the World Health Organization said on Monday, blaming poor air quality for millions of deaths each year. New data from the United Nations health agency has shown that all corners of the globe are dealing with air pollution, although the problem is much […]

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Food prices will remain stable during Ramadan

Star Activity Report Sun Apr 3 2022 12:00 AM Last updated on: Sun Apr 3 2022 12:14 AM People are seen buying vegetables and other groceries at Town Hall Bazar in Mohammadpur, Dhaka. Commodity companies promised yesterday that the cost of essential goods would remain stable during the month of Ramadan. However, prices were already […]

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“Where Muslim population is larger, SC/ST reservation is over”, Sudhanshu Trivedi gives example of Kashmir-UMA

New Delhi: Recently, the central government had filed an affidavit telling the Supreme Court that state governments in states where Hindus have small populations can grant them minority status. Since then, the debate on the Minority Policy Amendment has begun. A televised debate on the same issue saw heated arguments between BJP Rajya Sabha member […]

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Prevalence of blindness and its determinants in the Bangladeshi adult population: results of a national cross-sectional survey

This article was originally published here BMJ open. 2022 Apr 1;12(4):e052247. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2021-052247. ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of blindness and its determinants in the Bangladeshi adult population. STUDY DESIGN: A population-based cross-sectional survey conducted at the household level with national representation. Samples were drawn from the 2011 […]

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UAE-India trip: Residents hail decision to scrap PCR tests for vaccinated passengers – Reuters

UAE added to India’s list of countries from which Certificate of Completion of Immunization Schedule is recognized File photo Published: Fri 1 April 2022, 17:05 Indian expats in the UAE are hailing the move where fully vaccinated passengers in the country do not need to take a Covid PCR test while traveling to India. Previously, […]

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Cost of Living: From Storing Food to Cutting Down on Laundry – How Rising Costs Are Affecting Children | UK News

Community volunteers shared their concern about the cost of living crisis and its impact on children. A mother has told Sky News her two sons have been hungry in the past. Another group – offering free hot meals – estimates that more than half of the children they feed are malnourished. Picture: Nighat Bhola (left) […]

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UK moved to France’s green list for travel

The UK has been moved to France’s green list for travel, meaning travelers from the country are now subject to only minimal restrictions. Fully vaccinated travelers only need to present proof of vaccination to the tour operator, and no longer need to complete a sworn statement confirming they do not have symptoms of Covid. Persons […]

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‘Expect another drop in revenue in 2022’ – financial expert predicts future Bournemouth accounts

Earlier this week AFC Bournemouth published their annual accounts for the year ending June 30, 2021. As was the case with last year’s deposits, the financial accounts have been hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, matches behind closed doors and the club’s relegation from the Premier League. In total, Bournemouth went 53 matches without a full […]

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Minister dismisses food shortage fears

Despite concerns about supply and prices in the international market due to the war in Ukraine, Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder sees no fear of food shortages in the country in the current fiscal year. “There was no shortage of food grains in the country in the 2020-21 financial year, nor is there any risk […]

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Travel restrictions between India and the United States have eased. What you need to know about CDC travel guidelines | world news

The pandemic, which began two years ago, has led to multiple restrictions on travel and daily life. In renewed concern over the global surge in cases, China and parts of Europe are seeing a new spike in cases led by the BA.2 variant of Omicron. Shanghai in China is currently the most affected, where recorded […]

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Access to earned wages is spreading in Asia

The past year has been inundated with news about funding rounds and product launches related to Earned Wage Access (EWA) in what seems to have become one of the hottest topics in the fintech world in this moment. EWA, also known as First Pay Day, is a financial service offered to employees, primarily low-wage and […]

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Covid-19: India eases restrictions on international travel – News

Airlines don’t need to keep three seats vacant on an international flight File photo Published: Sat 26 Mar 2022, 4:14 PM As scheduled international flights resume operations from Sunday after a two-year gap following the pandemic, the Indian government has revised guidelines, easing many of the existing restrictions related to Covid-19. Cabin crew members do […]

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How the crisis could impact food supplies, trigger social and political unrest

Rising food prices following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, one of the world’s breadbaskets, could trigger riots in poorer countries, said Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, president of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Expressing concern over the effects of the Russian invasion, Okonjo-Iweala told the Guardian that as many as 35 African countries depended on food imported from […]

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DNCC files legal action against food tampering during Ramadan

Dhaka North City Mayor Md Atiqul Islam speaks during a Ramadan food security workshop at Nagar Bhaban, Gulshan-2 in the capital on Thursday. — New Age Photo The Dhaka North City Corporation will organize a mobile court in its ten areas with the aim of taking legal action against those involved in food adulteration during […]

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Covid pandemic fueled 2021 population decline in 73% of US counties

The toll of the Covid-19 pandemic resulted in a natural decline last year in the population of nearly three-quarters of U.S. counties compared to the previous two years, the census bureau said Thursday. More than 73% of U.S. counties experienced a natural decline, or excess of deaths over births, compared to 55.5% in 2020 and […]

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‘We can stop sinking’: Lawmakers mark anniversary of Illinois’ break with payday loans

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (NEXSTAR) – Lawmakers celebrated the one-year anniversary of the passage of the Predatory Loan Prevention Act (PLPA) on Wednesday. The PLPA sets a statutory maximum interest rate for consumer loans at 36%. The bill, which was part of the Legislative Black Caucus’ economic equity agenda, passed both houses in January 2021. Governor Pritzker […]

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We need to fix food systems to fight climate change

Food and climate change are often treated as separate issues, but conservative estimates suggest that changing the way we produce and consume food could cut global greenhouse gas emissions by at least 10.3 billion. tonnes per year, or 20% of the reduction needed by 2050 to prevent catastrophic climate change. This is a golden opportunity […]