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Awami League’s Iftar

Ansar Ahmed Ullah UK Awami League hosted an Iftar Mahfil for the London based Bengali press & media on 9 July held at Café Grill restaurant, Banglatown. The event was attended by a large number of staff working for UK based satellite TVs, radio, newspapers, magazines and websites. Conducted by Secretary Syed Faruk Awami League’s president Sultan Shariff said, as ...

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Mayor John Biggs Attends Overview & Scrutiny Committee

Mayor John Biggs has attended the very first meeting of the new Overview and Scrutiny  Committee (OSC). This is in stark contrast to the previous mayor who repeatedly refused to attend meetings. The Mayor attended the latter part of the meeting in order to answer committee questions  on an executive decision. This marks a significant change in the culture of ...

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Roman Road Summer Festival on Sunday July 12th & Sunday July 19th

Ansar Ahmed Ullah The Roman Road Summer Festival is set to return for another fun family day out  celebrating all things local. The festival kicks off this Sunday 12th July at Gladstone  Place E3 with a spectacular performance from local dance sensation IMD Legion of Britain’s Got Talentfame at 11am. There will be family cartoons on our big  outdoor screen ...

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Protest meeting held demanding death sentence of Rajon killers

UK living expats organised a protest meeting demanding death sentence of Rajon killers.  Child Rajon was brutally and inhumanly killed by some miscreants after a period of vicious torture. Convenor of the Organising Committee Mohammod Ali presided over the protest meeting.  Youth Leader Habibur Rahman and Jashim Uddin jointly conducted the meeting.  Other speakers at the  protest meeting were Community ...

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Greater Lamakazi Welfare Association organised a prize giving ceremony for the friendly football

tournament and Iftar Mahfil on 8 July at West ham immigration Event Venue. Organisation’s President Faruq Ali presided over the event and General Secretary Abdus Salam and Senior Vice-President Sadiquzzaman jointly conducted it. In the beginning, founder General Secretary of the organisation Madhu Miah recited from the Quarn and conducted the Duwa Mahfil. Guests who addressed the audience and took ...

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Redbridge Welfare Association organises Duwa and Iftar Mahfil

Redbridge Welfare Association organised a Duwa and Iftar Mahfil on 14th July in a restaurant at Ilford Lane.  Iqbal Ahmed conducted the Duwa where  a prayer was said for the welfare of Bangladeshi Community in the UK and the people around the world. President of the organisation M S Selim presided over the meeting and General Secretary Atiqur Rahman conducted ...

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Kamrul to be repatriated after Eid

Fourth suspect arrested Bangla Mirror Desk: Jeddah police received a letter on Wednesday from Interpol Dhaka office to start the procedure of sending back expatriate Bangladeshi Kamrul Islam, who appears to be the main culprit responsible for beating dead 13-year-old Rajon. Altaf Hossain, first secretary at Bangladesh Consulate in Jeddah, confirmed about the Interpol’s sending the letter to Saudi police. ...

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Cabinet reshuffled

Nurul Islam, Tarana, Nuruzzaman inducted; Kamal, Yeafesh promoted as full ministers Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina expanded her Cabinet on Tuesday by inducting three new faces: Chittagong city Awami League leader and former MP Nurul Islam BSc, cultural personality Tarana Halim MP, and Lalmonirhat-2 lawmaker Nuruzzaman Ahmed. At the same time, two state ministers—state minister for home affairs Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal ...

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Rain disrupts normal life, Eid shopping, in city

Heavy rain triggered by monsoon lashed many parts of the capital on Wednesday, leaving the normal life, especially Eid shopping for some dwellers, in disarray, United News of Bangladesh reports. Many areas, where water stagnation is a perennial problem, such as, Shanitanagar, Mouchak, Malibagh, Rajarbagh and Kazipara through circle 10, went under knee-deep water due to the downpour. The rain ...

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Syed Ashraf ‘not going to UK’

Awami League general secretary Syed Ashraful Islam, who has recently been removed from the charge of the LGRD ministry, has cancelled his London tour as per the request of prime minister Sheikh Hasina. Sources in the government said the PM called the minister without portfolio in the evening and requested his presence at the Gonobhaban. They then had a closed ...

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