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JSC-JDC exams begin in Sylhet on Sunday

The Junior School Certificate (JSC) and Junior Dakhil Certificate (JDC) examinations will begin  in Sylhet on Sunday (November 1, 2015). This year, as many as 1,28,999 students will sit for the examinations at 119 centers, including Sylhet  aboard. The examinations will end on November 18. Controller of Sylhet Education  Board said  1 ,28,999 students will sit for the examinations at ...

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Mr Zilu Miah appointed as new Chairman of London Tigers

Bangla Mirror Desk :: London Tigers is an Award winning Organisation delivering wide range projects including Sports, Education, Employment Training, Health and Volunteer development for the community across London, UK and Abroad.  The heart of the organisation is the London Tigers Football Club, which is very highly recognised throughout the UK Asian Community and Mainstream football in UK and Bangladesh. ...

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John Biggs officially declares ‘Altab Ali Day

Tower Hamlets Council will observe 4th May as Altab Ali Day.  Executive Mayor of Tower Hamlets John Biggs told this while raising the green flag at Altab Ali Park on 23rd October. Bangladeshi youth Altab Ali was killed on 4th May of 1978 in the hands of a group of racist thugs while returning from work. To commemorate this, the ...

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Jagannathpur Unnayan Shangstha organises Carom competition

Jagannathpur Unnayan Shangstha UK organised a carom competition at a hall in East London on 26th October. President of the organisation Tahir Kamali presided over the competition and Vice-President M Heven Khan conducted it.  30 teams took part in the contest. President of Jagannathpur Unnayan Shangstha Abdus Sattar set off the competition. Other guests who were present at the competition ...

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Not attending the seminar after confirming is an upsetting act of BNP: Lord Eric Avebury

Not attending an international seminar, confirming it beforehand, is an upsetting act of Bangladesh Nationalist Party. The leaders of this party is travelling abroad, taking treatment and attending other meetings, but failing to attend an important event. Vice-chair of All Party Parliamentary Human Rights Group and senior member of House of Lords, Lord Eric Avebury told this in a seminar.  ...

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Local Restaurateur and City Councillor, Atiqul Hoque, Chosen to Contest Wiltshire Council By-Election

After the sudden resignation of Wiltshire Councillor Helena McKeown for the Salisbury St Edmund and Milford Division, Salisbury Conservatives have chosen popular City Councillor, Atiqul Hoque to stand for the Conservatives. “I am deeply honoured to be chosen to stand in an area of Salisbury where I first moved to 20 years ago.” said Cllr Hoque. “I started my first ...

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European borders and immigration to be debated at high-profile conference in East London

Ansar Ahmed Ullah :: Academics, activists, politicians, and representatives from the European Commission will gather in east London next month to discuss the hotly debated issue of European borders. The conference could not be more topical, with hundreds of thousands of refugees and economic migrants arriving in Europe from the Middle East, Asia and Africa, tensions still running high between ...

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Rushanara Ali MP joins House of Commons Energy and Climate Change Committee

Rushanara Ali MP will join the House of Commons Energy and Climate Change Committee. The Energy and Climate Change Committee is made up of 11 MPs from across the main political parties. It is empowered to examine the expenditure, administration and policy of the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). Commenting on her election to the Committee, Rushanara said: ...

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Osborne to bow to pressure to soften tax credit cuts

Bangla Mirror Desk :: George Osborne is preparing to bow to bow to pressute to soften the impact of tax credit cuts to resolve standoff with the House of Lords over his proposed cuts to tax credits. As a growing number of ministers warn in private that the government has been damaged by its apparent insensitivity to low-paid workers, the ...

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Mr Zilu Miah appointed as new Chairman of London Tigers

Bangla Mirror Desk :: London Tigers is an Award winning Organisation delivering wide range projects including Sports, Education, Employment Training, Health and Volunteer development for the community across London, UK and Abroad.  The heart of the organisation is the London Tigers Football Club, which is very highly recognised throughout the UK Asian Community and Mainstream football in UK and Bangladesh. ...

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