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Greater Borolekha Association UK organises Iftar and Duwa Mahfil

Greater Borolekha Association UK has organised an Iftar and Duwa Mahfil recently where a huge number of UK living Borolekha expats took part. The event was presided over by community leader Foysal Ahmed.  Youth organiser Kamrul Islam and Mohammod Ali jointly conducted the Iftar and Duwa Mahfil. Guest who addressed the audience included community organiser Prince Chowdhury, journalist Kaisarul Islam ...

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Amar Desh Pathok Mela organises protest meeting in London

Amar Desh Pathok Mela organised a protest meeting in London demanding the immediate release of Editor Mahmudur Rahman.  In their speech, the speakers said that Mahmudur Rahman has been arrested and forced to stay in prison years after years without any trail.  He is a well-known literary personality of Bangladesh and a former minister and an illegal act of the ...

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Bangladesh ends child marriage

Ansar Ahmed Ullah :: The Girl Summit marked its one year on 22 July 2015 aimed at stopping child marriage and female genital mutilation. Bangladesh’ Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina had participated in this event. One year on marks an anniversary where British International Development Secretary Justine Greening said, ‘Five key countries with high levels of child marriage, including Bangladesh, have ...

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Tower Hamlets’ hard work around homelessness featured in Channel 4 documentary

An episode of the Channel 4 series “How to get a council house”, which showcased the work of Tower Hamlets Housing Options Service last year, will be repeated again tonight (Monday, July 27) at 9pm. The episode focuses on the work the council does around homelessness. The work of former Service Head of Housing Options, Colin Cormack, is featured in ...

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Advocate Shaki Shah Faridi is in UK

Founder Chairman of Shah Foundation, Moderator and Advisor of Sylhet Debate Federation and practising lawyer at Sylhet District Bar Advocate Shaki Shah Faridi has arrived in the UK for a brief visit.  After celebrating the Eid-Ul-Fitr, he is now meeting and visiting his family members and friends.  He is also attending seminars and workshops in the UK. He will also ...

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Eid Party in London at US ambassador’s residence

The US ambassador to the UK Mr. Matthew Winthrop Barzun has organized an Eid Party on 22 July 2015 at his Regents Park home in London. Mainly he has invited the UK Young Leaders along with the dignitaries from Muslim community and embassies in the UK. He also invited a female student group form the Mulberry School on London Tower ...

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Revive people’s confidence in student politics: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday asked the newly elected office bearers of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) to revive the trust and confidence of people in student politics so that all can feel they could deliver, reports UNB. “You’ll have to regain people’s confidence in student politics so that everyone can see they could deliver something to the nation.  This ...

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Khaleda for polls under neutral govt

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia said the next general election is not necessarily to be held under caretaker government. Whatever the name is, the election should be held under neutral government. She made the comments at a meeting with the newly elected Brahmanbaria Bar Association members at her Gulshan office on Saturday. Khaleda said there cannot be any fair election under ...

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SQ Chy victim of political vengeance: BNP

Hours after the Supreme Court upheld the death penalty of war criminal Salauddin Quader Chowdhury, BNP on Wednesday alleged that the party leader has become a victim of political vengeance. “We are aggrieved, upset and saddened by the verdict,” BNP spokesperson Asaduzzaman Ripon said in the party’s official reaction to the verdict. Earlier this morning, the apex court of the ...

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AL happy over SC verdict against SQ Chy

Awami League on Wednesday expressed satisfaction over the verdict of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court (SC) upholding the capital punishment handed down by the International Crimes Tribunal to BNP standing committee member Salahuddin Quader Chowdhury for his crimes against humanity during the Liberation War of 1971. “Through this verdict, the long cherished expectations of the people of Bangladesh ...

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