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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 […]