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Abdullah Khan to stand from Portsmounth North

Abdullah Khan has been selected to stand as an MP from the Labour Party in Portsmouth North constituency.  He was selected for the North Ward in Copnor as Councillor last year where he came second position. In addition, he also had a swing of 7% in favour of the Labour Party. The Labour Party has come second position in all ...

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Ajmal Masroor to stand again from Bethnal Green and Bow

Bangla Mirror Desk :: The election campaign of independent candidate Ajmal Masroor, who is contesting from Bethnal Geen and Bow, has officially started.  On his campaign launching meeting, community leaders, who attended the meeting committed to work tirelessly to elect him. The launching meeting of his election candidacy took place on 27th April at Water Lily Banqueting Hall in East London ...

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Lib Dems commit to ending rough sleeping in Tower Hamlets

The Liberal Democrats have become the first major party to commit to ending the “national scandal” of rough sleeping across Britain, including in Tower Hamlets.   Last autumn’s figures from DCLG show there were 964 people sleeping rough in the capital in 2016, up from 940 the previous year. In Tower Hamlets, there were officially 12 people sleeping rough, while ...

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Rushanara, Tulip and Rupa are competing again

Bangla Mirror Desk :: There British MPs of Bangladeshi origins, Rushanara Ali, Tulip Siddiq and Rupa Haque will be competing again in the 8th June general election.  They will compete for their current seats that they are holding at present.  After creating history be being elected in 2010, Rushanara Ali was elected again in 2015 along  with two new MPs of ...

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UK and EU at odds over 100 Billion Euro ‘divorce bill’

Bangla Mirror Desk ::  The UK won’t pay a 100bn-euro (£84bn) “divorce bill” to leave the EU, Brexit Secretary David Davis has said, as the two sides clashed over the issue. He told on Wednesday that the UK would pay what was legally due, in line with its rights and obligations, but “not just what the EU wants”. EU chief ...

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Amnesty: Provide effective protection to secular activists

Ansar Ahmed Ullah :: ‘Freedom of expression is increasingly under attack in Bangladesh. While secular blogger and other activists have been killed by armed groups, the response of the authorities has been far from adequate. The government has also increased a crackdown on media, and relied on a repressive legal framework to do so’ said Amnesty International today at the press ...

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UK Awami Legue Dorsett branch observes Independence Day

UK Awami League Dorsett branch recently organised a meeting to observe the Independance Day of Bangladesh.   A huge number of guests from Dorsett and nearby cities attended the event. Convenor of Dorsett Awami League Mohammod Yahia Miah presided over the discussion which was jointly presented by Joint Convenor Mohit Afjal and Mamunur Rashid. Guest Speakers in the meeting were Awami ...

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Press conference held by Tower Hamlets Independent Group

Tower Hamlets Independent Group organised a press conference to express their concern upon releasing the Ofstead report on Tower Hamlets Children Service. Cllr Mayum Miah started the meeting with his introductory speech.  Cllr Muhammod Ansar Mustakim conducted the meeting and read written statement to the audience. The speakers told in the meeting that Mayor John Biggs and his administration has ...

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Mirpur Union Welfare Trust organised it bi-yearly general meeting

Mirpur Union Welfare Trust recently organised its bi-yearly general meeting and election in a hall in East London.  Organisation’s President Master Amir Uddin Ahmed presided over the meeting and General Secretary Mohammod Angur Ali conducted it. After the welcoming speech from the President, General Secretary and Treasurer submitted their report. Guests who addressed the audience included Abul Lais Miah, Iqbal ...

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Former students of Dirai Degree College celebrates the reunion

The reunion of long established Dirai Degree College was held at Atrium Hall in East London.  Former students of Dirai Degree College form different cities of the UK took part in the reunion.  Co-ordinator of reunion committee Shafiqul Islam presided over the reunion and Member Secretary Sijil Miah conducted it. Hafeez Hamza Yusuf Shardar recited from the Quran in the ...

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