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Convener committee of West London Jubodol formed

The central committee of UK Jubodol has approved a 31 member committee for West London Jubodol. Muhibur Rahman Shueb has been nominated the convener of the committee. Saleh Ahmod, Abdul Latif, Kamrul Hasan, Abu Tarek Shipon, Muhammad Samadul Haque, Yahya Khan and Abdul Quayyum have been selected to be the joint convener of the same committee. Convener of the UK ...

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Muslim Aid urges public to remember Gaza one year on from deadly Ramadan conflict

This July marks the one year anniversary of the devastating conflict in Gaza which claimed the lives of thousands of people and devastated many more.  Lasting for seven weeks and continuing through the month of Ramadan, over 2,000 people died, more than 11,000 were injured and 60,000 homes were destroyed, leaving around 100,000 people homeless. Muslim Aid was on the ...

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Government accused of “stealing” housing funding

Local London Assembly Member John Biggs has accused the Government of “stealing” £90m of funding for new council homes in London including Tower Hamlets and Newham. Mr Biggs said the missing money is “contributing to a disturbing situation where it is becoming more and more difficult for people in to access affordable housing including council homes.” This accusation comes after ...

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Cardiff teenager jailed over plan to join Isis

Bangla Mirror desk Tuesday 7 July 2015, Syed Choudhury, 19, sentenced to three years and four months for plotting to travel to Syria to fight for the extremists after being radicalised by older men A teenager from Cardiff has been jailed for plotting to travel to Syria to fight with Isis after being radicalised by older men in the Welsh ...

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Local people join iftar mahfil of Camden Surma Centre

Bengali Workers’ Union and Camden Surma Centre jointly organised a discussion meeting on the significance of Ramadan which was followed by an iftar mahfil. The event took place on the 28th of june at the hall room of Surma centre in north London. Chairman of Surma centre Abdus Samad chaired the meeting while the director of the centre Moksud Hussain ...

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Tarique tried to block Tulip win: Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday accused BNP Senior Vice President Tarique Rahman of trying his best to block Tulip Siddiq’s victory in the UK polls, reports UNB. “You know, Khaleda Zia’s son (Tarique Rahman) taking political asylum (in the UK) tried his best to blockTulip’s win (in UK elections),” she said. The Prime Minister was speaking at a general ...

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Ctg people on Eid shopping spree

Eid shopping has already got momentum in markets in Chittagong city, as Eid-ul-fitr, the biggest religious festival of the Muslims, approaching nearer. All the city markets are selling commodities necessary for Eid celebration. Shoppers are buying clothes and other commodities for their families and near  ones, crowding in the markets. During a recent visit to different markets in the city, ...

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Fresh evidence submitted against Salauddin Quader

Attorney General (AG) Mahbubey Alam on Wednesday submitted fresh evidence against Salauddin Quader Chowdhury, indicating to the fact that the BNP leader was well inside Bangladesh during the War of Liberation. Earlier, the prosecution had submitted the photocopy of a report published on Daily Pakistan on 29 September 1971, which mentioned that sons of Fazlul Quader Chowdhury have carried out ...

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MPs get Tk 20cr allocation each

ECNEC Okays Tk 6,076cr rural dev project Members of Parliament, having constituencies outside city corporation areas will get an allocation of Tk 20 crore each, to be used through the ministry of LGRD and Cooperatives, for infrastructure development in their locality. A project titled “Rural Infrastructure Development Project on Priority Basis – II” worth Tk 6,076 crore was endorsed by ...

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Rumours swirl over Syed Ashraf’s fate He dismisses speculation

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has issued a stern warning to the local government and rural development (LGRD) minister, Syed Ashraful Islam, telling him that he would be relieved of his portfolio, sources said. However, Syed Ashraf himself said that no heed should be paid to such rumours.Rumours that Syed Ashraful Islam was being stripped of his portfolio spread rapidly after ...

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