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Daily Archives: April 20, 2017

Misery of haor area peoples : Duck, fish dying in the affected areas

Farmers in the haor areas including Sylhet and Sunamgonj are facing a tough time as most crops have been destroyed by flash flood triggered by incessant rain and onrush of water from the upstream. The People of haor areas in Sylhet division are facing double trouble as they are mostly dependent on the water bodies for livelihoods. Rotten fish are ...

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Watermelons flood Sylhet market, but price too high

The prices of watermelons have gone beyond the reach of the commoners despite sufficient supply of the popular summer fruit in both retail and wholesale Sylhet markets. During visits to different markets in the city on Tuesday, it was found that the prices are much higher in the retail market compared to that in the wholesale market. The prices become ...

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Nightlife review in Tower Hamlets

Residents packed out St Hilda’s Community Centre to tell Mayor John Biggs and London’s Night Csar, Amy Lamé what was good and bad about nightlife in Tower Hamlets. People said Tower Hamlets was a “great place to live” commending its “buzziness, street art, clubs and culture”. But others said more needed to be done by the police to curb anti-social ...

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Wirral Bengali School observed Independence and National Day

Wirral Bengali School recently organised an event to observe the Independence and National Day. The Bengali population across Merseyside came together to celebrate and enjoy this day. President of GSC Wirral branch Koysor Miah presided over the meeting and General Secretary Enamul Haque and Nur Absar conducted and presented the event. Mayor Councillor of Wirral Pat Hackett attended the event ...

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Hastings Bengali Forum observed Independence Day

Hastings Bengali Forum recently organised a view exchanging meeting to observe the independence day of Bangladesh. The meeting took place in a hall in East Sussex. Organisation’s President Abdul Mukith presided over the meeting and General Secretary Shiblu Sadiq conducted it where Vice-president Abdul Karim delivered the welcoming speech. Mayor Councillor of Brexil Cllr Simon Ilford addressed the audience as ...

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Shamsun nesa Chowdhury passed away

President of Greater London Nabiganj Welfare Association and prominent community activist Nehar Miah Chowdhury’s mother Alhaj Shamsun nesa Chowdhury passed away (Innanillahi …Rajiun) on 15 th April in London. She was 92 years old when died. Her Namaje Janaza was held at East London Mosque on Wednesday 19 th April and was buried in London later that day. She is ...

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Muktijoddha Jubo Command United States branch forms new co-ordinating committee

Muktijoddha Jubo Command central committee endorsed the newly formed 21 member’s co- ordinating committee declaring Mohammed Abdul Muhit as Co-ordinator and Md Zohurul Islam and Member Secretary on 25 th March 2017 via a circular. The circular also cancelled the previous Zakaria Chowdhury committee on 24 March 2017. The newly declared committee are Co-ordinator Md Abdul Muhit; Member Secretary: Md ...

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Half of British public support more immigration of highly skilled workers

Bangla Mirror Desk: More than half of British people support increased immigration of highly skilled workers, suggests a new poll, which charts the UK’s attitude towards migrants from diverse sectors of the economy and different areas of the globe. The combined research by Ipsos Mori and King’s College London found that 52 per cent of British adults believed more immigrants ...

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