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Daily Archives: April 12, 2017

MoneyGram Launch the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 Campaign

 MoneyGram, a global provider of innovative money transfer services and the official partner of the International Cricket Council (ICC), launched today a customer activation campaign to reach out to cricket fans across the United Kingdom. Cricket enthusiasts will get a chance to put their commentary skills to the test, as well as meet some of England’s best known cricket stars ...

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Accolades for creative use of technology

Tower Hamlets Council’s creative use of technology to support residents to live independently, won accolades at an innovation awards event. The local authority won a silver award for Council of the Year and bronze for Transformation in Health & Social Care at the iESE Awards 2017. The Improvement & Efficiency Social Enterprise (iESE), made up of members and directors in ...

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Bow Foodbank providing “lifeline” to struggling local families – Unmesh Desai AM

Staff and volunteers at Bow Foodbank in Tower Hamlets were commended for their commitment to helping local families living in poverty this week. Visiting the foodbank, local London Assembly Member, Unmesh Desai AM, said the service provided “an important lifeline” to many local people. Mr Desai was shown around the foodbank by the church’s Rector, Rev Debbie Frazer and Elizabeth ...

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Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards highlights brilliance in Tower Hamlets

Committed young people from Tower Hamlets were recognised for their commitment in completing the challenging Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards (DofE) at a ceremony hosted by the council. On the night, the Mayor of Tower Hamlets, Johh Biggs attended with over 200 young people picking up a DofE Bronze, Silver or Gold award. Tower Hamlets has made great strides in increasing ...

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Easter eggstravaganza for the whole family to enjoy!

Egg hunts, outdoor games and much more are planned for the Easter break during half term. Tower Hamlets Council is hosting a programme of free events for families to enjoy. Highlights include Mile End Park’s Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday 16 April from 1pm-3pm. The popular annual event usually attracts hundreds of children and the egg hunt puts youngsters treasure ...

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Fenchuganj Welfare Association organised general meeting and Duwa Mahfil

Fenchuganj Welfare Association recently organised its general meeting and Duwa Mahfil in a restaurant in East London.  Guests who attended the event prayed for the incorporeal soul of Kazi Abdul Muhit Zakir, who recently passed away. President of the organisation Fazlur Rahman presided over the meeting and General Secretary Jahangir Khan conducted it. The speakers said that even though this ...

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Westminster celebrates Bangladesh’s independence

Ansar Ahmed Ullah The Lord Mayor of Westminster, Councillor Steve Summers and Cllr Rita Begum jointly hosted a Reception to celebrate the 46th Independence of Bangladesh on 5 April at the Lord Mayor’s Reception Rooms, Westminster City Hall. Lord Mayor said he was pleased to hold the event in Westminster. He added, ‘more than that it’s about celebrating what makes London ...

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Jaya Bachchan’s Suman inspired Shabana Azmi to take up acting

Shabana Azmi has wished actress Jaya Bachchan on her birthday and said that it was her Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) film ‘Suman’, which inspired her to take up acting in films. Jaya has turned 69 today. Shabana took to Twitter to wish the ‘Kal Ho Naa Ho’ actress on her special day. “Salgirah mubarak (Happy birthday) #JayaBachchan ...

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Priyanka Chopra to produce two Bengali films

After her expedition into India’s regional cinema (Bhojpuri, Marathi, Punjabi, Sikkimese, Konkani) under her production banner Purple Pebble Pictures, Priyanka Chopra will now produce two Bengali films. Titles registered She and her mother Dr Madhu Chopra have registered two titles — Brishtir Oppekhyayy (Waiting For The Rains) and Bus Stop E Keu Nei (No One Is At The Bus Stop). ...

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Shakib accepts Apu as wife

Dhallywood king Shakib Khan agreed to accept actress Apu Biswas as his wife on Monday under the widespread criticism inside and outside of film arena. Now he admits, “Apu is my wife and Abraham is my son. Someone misguided Apu about myself as a part of conspiracy to destroy my career. Now, our relationship is normal. What I told media about ...

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