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‘Haseena Parkar’ to now release on September 22

Biographical crime film ‘Haseena Parkar’, based on terrorist Dawood Ibrahim’s sister Haseena Parkar, is now scheduled to release on September 22. Directed by Apoorva Lakhia, the film features Shraddha Kapoor in the title role. Shraddha’s brother Siddhanth will portray the role of Dawood Ibrahim, while Ankur Bhatia will essay Haseena’s husband Ibrahim Parkar.   The film was earlier due to ...

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Dilip Kumar’s recovery a miracle, says Saira Banu

Legendary actor Dilip Kumar’s recovery from kidney-related problems is a miracle, says his wife and former actress Saira Banu, for whom it was a “nightmare” to deal with the sudden deterioration of his health, reports Ians.   Dilip Kumar, 94, was admitted to the Lilavati Hospital on August 2.   Saira, who has been married to the actor since over ...

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and daughter Aaradhya hoist Indian flag in Melbourne

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan along with daughter Aaradhya experienced a moment of pride in Melbourne. The two hoisted the Indian flag as a part of their celebration of 70th year of India’s Independence. The two not only hosted the flag but also sang the National Anthem, Jana Gana Mana.   As Aishwarya stole the limelight with her appearance, Aaradhya too geared ...

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1 Million dance lovers join Japan’s ‘Awa’ fest

Over a million performers and spectators will flock to a western Japanese city this weekend for one of the country’s largest dance festivals, after organisers stepped up efforts to accommodate foreign visitors.   The annual “Awa Odori”, which originates from a Japanese Buddhist custom of honouring the spirits of ancestors, sees the otherwise sleepy city of Tokushima turn into a ...

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Landslides in Bandarban kill one, four missing

Landslides triggered by heavy rains have left a woman dead in Bandarban with four others still missing. The deceased has been identified as Singmehnla Marma, 18. Those missing are the Upazila’s postmaster Rabiul, 50, health worker Munni Barua, 30, Krishi Bank’s Second Officer Gautam Nandi and Mesing Marma, 15. Four others, who were trapped in mud after the landslide, have ...

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HC denies bail to Ragib Ali

The High Court today refused to grant bail to convicted industrialist Ragib Ali and his son Abdul Hye in a case filed for forging legal documents to grab the endowed property of Tarapur Tea Estate in Sylhet. A Sylhet court on February 2 this year sentenced Ragib and Hye to 14 years in prison in the case. The HC bench ...

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Grenfell: faith groups step in to mediate between officials and community

Faith organisations are acting as mediators between authorities and people affected by the Grenfell Tower fire, as well as providing practical help and emotional support. Churches and mosques have stepped in to the widening gulf between the community and officials, and some have seen their congregations grow. The al-Manaar mosque and cultural heritage centre is offering assistance to the bereaved, survivors ...

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BCA installation ceremony 2017 held.

Bangladesh Caterers Association installation ceremony 2017 held, on 11 July in the Royal Regency hall  east london BCA is the flagship organisation representing approximately 12,000 British-Bangladeshi restaurants and Takeaways across the UK. Established in 1960,BCA is a voluntary non-profit organisation run by the ethnic Bangladeshis. Presently, the industry employs over 100,000 people, with an estimated yearly turnover of over £4.2 ...

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MPF Round Table Discussion on Growing Knife Crimes in the Capital

The Muslim Professionals Forum (MPF)’s round table discussion on growing knife crimes in London was held last on 18th July 2017 at a Committee Room in the House of Lords. It was noted that after hearing about the death of a 20 year old student Syed Jamanoor Islam, brutally stabbed to death yards away from his home in Mile End ...

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Mayor welcomes new powers to crack down on anti-social behaviour on Brick Lane

The Mayor of Tower Hamlets has welcomed new powers to tackle anti-social behaviour on Brick Lane. The decision came after more than 400 residents and businesses responded by post and online to a consultation on whether a new Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) should be introduced in a bid to stamp out anti-social behaviour (ASB) and improve the quality of ...

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