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There is no alternative of Conservative to secure Housing and Health services

The main parties are running their campaign tirelessly for the 7th May election and political parties are mainly concentrating their campaign on Housing, Education, Health and employment.  In the run up of Conservative Party campaign in Barking, a series of meetings were held for its candidate Mina Rahman.  These campaign meetings were held in Barking Station, Barking Market, Long Bridge ...

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Tough job awaits for election victor

Banlga Mirror Desk: Few politicians would be foolish enough to say publicly they’d prefer not to be elected because of the unpopular decisions that await, but next month’s election in Britain is one some may privately regard as a poisoned chalice. Britain’s economy is one of the fastest growing in the developed world, but whoever wins still faces challenges that ...

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Ataur Rahman Chowdhury passed away

Bangla Mirror Desk: Chairman of Brick Lane Mosque Committee and prominent community leader Ataur Rahman passed away.  He died in a hospital in East London on 15th April at 5.50 in the afternoon (Inna Lillahi…. Rajiun).  His dead body was then taken Chanvorang village of Bishwanath on 18th April and buried there next to his mother’s grave on the 19th. ...

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Arrest warrant against Tarique Rahman at Habigonj

Senior Judicial Magistrate court of Habigonj on Thursday upheld an arrest warrant against BNP Senior Vice-Chairman Tarique Rahman in a mudslinging case filed for his derogatory remarks against Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman after he failed to appear before it. Nishat Sultana, Senior Judicial Magistrate, passed the order around 12:30pm. According to the local source, Tarique delivered disparaging speeches about Bangabandhu ...

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Seizing a shipment of wine and beers from Companigonj

Indian of officer, a special wine called ‘Choice Wine’ and 116 bottles of beers were seized from the border area of Companigonj Upazilla under Sylhet district. BGB grabbed these from the border area namely Kalirag of Companigonj. A group of of BGB members led by Shafiur Rahman, Naik of Kalirag BOP of Companigonj expedited this area at 8:30. During their ...

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Crushing vehicles and throwing cocktails from Chatta Dal’s procession

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) student wing called the “Jatiyatabadi Chattra (Chhatra) Dal (JCD)”; its current leaders and activities, brought out a sudden procession and broke many vehicles and threw cocktails at Zindabazar of Sylhet city. This incident took place around 4pm in the afternoon on Thursday. They broke at least two CNG fueled auto rickshaws giving slogans. Besides, they blasted ...

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Mission accomplished!

Bangla Mirror Desk: Player of the match Soumya Sarkar remained unbeaten on 127 runs from only 110 balls and took Bangladesh home in the third and final ODI match of the series at Mirpur on Wednesday. After the comprehensive victories in the first and second matches, Bangladesh won their tenth ODI series via a whitewash, or “Banglawash” for the millions ...

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SUST VC goes on leave

Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) vice-chancellor professor Mohammad Aminul Haque Bhuiyan went on a two-month leave amid the non-stop protest by the teachers. Mohammad Aminul Haque’s leave application was approved in a syndicate meeting on Thursday morning. The university authorities handed over the duties of the vice-chancellor to treasurer Ilias Uddin Biswas as acting VC. On 13 April, ...

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Primary school admissions figures for Tower Hamlets among London’s best

The waiting is over for parents as the majority of children – 94.8 per cent – in Tower Hamlets starting primary school in September have gained a place at one of their top three choices, it was announced yesterday (Thursday, April 16). The performance is one of the best in London. For pupils gaining a place at one of their ...

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Newham Awami League President Mobarok Ali’s wife Hawarun Nessa Mina passes away

President of Newham Awami League and former student leader Mobarok Ali’s wife and Hawarun Nessa Mina has passed away (Inna Lillahi …. Rajiun).  She was suffering from cancer.  Hawarun Nessa died on 20 April in Royal London Hospital in East London.  She was fifty when died and left her husband, three sons, three daughters and many well-wishers behind. Hawarun Nessa ...

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