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MP Sadiq Khan and Dr Rupa Haq join GBnews

Ansar Ahmed Ullah :: British MP Sadiq Khan and Dr Rupa Huq have joined London based popular online daily Great Britain News (GBnews24.com) as patrons. This was announced recently by GBnews’s chairman & Editor in Chief Rakib Ruhel. He said, ‘GBnews is dedicated to serve the community with a team of journalist, with the support of our patrons, from here ...

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Chinese New Year festivities

Don’t miss out on the colourful festivities to see in the Year of the Monkey. Chinese New Year is celebrated across the world, with the biggest celebrations outside of Asia taking place in London. Events to mark the Year of the Monkey include a grand parade in Trafalgar Square on Sunday, February 14 and in Tower Hamlets the council is ...

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Cambridge applicants to face new test

says AS-levels show if an application is likely to be competitive Would-be students at Cambridge University will have to sit written tests as part of the application process, the university’s admissions director has announced. The move will affect students applying for courses starting in autumn 2017. The tests will be tailored to each subject and will be taken before or ...

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I’m not Corbyn’s patsy, Sadiq Khan to tell Londoners

Sadiq Khan, the Labour candidate to be mayor of London, is to tell potential voters he is prepared to stand up to Jeremy Corbyn and not be his “patsy”. Khan has been targeted as the Labour leader’s “man in City Hall” by his Tory rival Zac Goldsmith, while David Cameron has warned Londoners they would be “lab rats” for the ...

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EU’s Donald Tusk to unveil proposed UK reform deal

A draft deal to meet David Cameron’s EU reform demands – including new powers for national parliaments to block unwanted laws – will be unveiled later. European Council President Donald Tusk will publish the text shortly. Mr Cameron is aiming to convince the rest of the EU to sign up to his demands at a summit on February 18-19. If ...

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NRB Initiative to build hospital in Gobindagonj

Ansar Ahmed Ullah :: A group of British Bangladeshi ex pats have taken a new initiative to build a new modern 50 bed hospital, including a nursing school, in Gobindagonj, Chhatak in Sylhet. The organisers have already taken initiative to acquire land for the proposed hospital announced recently in January at a press conference held at east London White House ...

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Five SUST students suspended, probe body formed

The Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) authority on Sunday suspended five of its students on charge of harassing a female student in the name of ragging. Those suspended are – Mosharraf Hossain Raju, a fourth-year first semester student of Chemical Engineering & Polymer Science Department, Nazrul Islam, Mosharraf Hossain and Mahmudul Hassan, all first-year second-semester students of Mathematics ...

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SSC exam from Begins in Sylhet Divi

The Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations-2016 under Sylhet  education boards begins from Monday. 84,462 students are set to take part in the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinations-2016 under Sylhet Education Board. The students will take part in the examinations in 119 centers from Four districts under Sylhet education board. Four students with special needs will appear in the ...

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Al Tazid distributes blankets among poor in Sylhet

Al Tazid Foundation  distributed 500 pieces of quality blankets among the cold-hit distressed people of Dakshin Surma Area on Sunday afternoon to mitigate their sufferings. Mahmudus Samad Chawdhury MP, distributed the blankets at a ceremony arranged at Kajakalu Village in Dakshin Surma in Ward No-3 of the Lalabazar Union as the chief guest. With Chairman  Asraf Ali in the chair, ...

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UNO Mustofa urges students to glorify nation

UNO of Dakshin Surma Shahed Mustofa on Saturday asked the students for glorifying the nation with pride through achieving success in sports side by side with academic activities. Mustofa called upon the students for regular practice of sports and exercise to become physically stronger and mentally sound along with studies and other extracurricular activities to flourish their talents, potentials and ...

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