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BNP interested in photo sessions only, alleged Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader alleged instead of standing by haor flood victims, BNP is interested in photo sessions only. Quader made the remark while addressing at a rally at Juri upazila of Moulvibazar today (Tuesday) morning. Refuting BNP’s allegation that the government is not taking adequate measures to ease sufferings of the flood victims, Quader said, the BNP ...

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People seek emancipation in hushed whispers : Khosru

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) standing committee member Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury said on Monday that the people of the country are hushed and whispering they want emancipation. “I’ve been in Sylhet for four days now. I met not only party people, but also talked to common folk. I’ve read the language of their eyes. They’ve told me in hushed whispers: ...

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New luxury hotel to be set up in Sylhet (Sylhet City)

A 210-room hotel will be set up in Sylhet city area. Movenpick  Hotels & Resorts will open the hotel in the third quarter of 2018. It operates over 80 properties, including hotels, resorts and Nile cruisers, with another 30 resorts planned or under construction across the Middle East and Asia. The hotel chain serves 5.8 million people per year. The ...

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Child laborers on the rise in Sylhet

Sylhet is on the oldest cities in the country. It is famous for education, culture, sports and different social activities.  But the number of child laborers is increasing day by day with the pace of the modern lifestyle. Children work here in workshops, garages, bakeries and restaurants. Due to the poverty, the children are deprived of education. The employers blame ...

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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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Permanent commemoration in recognition of the death of Altab Ali

A poignant ceremonial event to remember and mark the permanent recognition of Altab Ali Day has taken place by Tower Hamlets Council. Altab Ali’s tragic and racially motivated murder on 4 May ,1978 in a park in Whitechapel that now bears his name, helped mobilise a profound, heartfelt and energetic anti-racism movement. The 1970’s saw the rise of National Front ...

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Altab Ali & other victims of racial violence remembered on Altab Ali Day

Ansar Ahmed Ullah :: Altab Ali’s tragic, senseless and racially motivated murder in a park that now bears his name, helped mobilise a profound, heartfelt and energetic anti-racism movement said Mayor John Biggs. He said, ‘We remember him, we also remember all of those who have been victims of racial violence in our community’. The Mayor was speaking at the annual ...

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Roqibul makes new record in MSC loss

Roqibul Hassan made a new scoring record when he hammered 190 off 138 balls for Mohammedan Sporting Club in their Dhaka Premier League match against arch-rivals Abahani Limited in BKSP on Monday. Roqibul’s innings, which failed to sail Mohammedan through as the side lost the game by 27 runs, is the highest ever individual score by a Bangladeshi in List-A ...

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Chelsea target Virgil van Dijk will stay at Southampton, insists Claude Puel

Chelsea target Virgil van Dijk will still be at Southampton next season, insists Saints boss Claude Puel. Standard Sport reported in March that Chelsea have been keen on the Netherlands international for much of the season, though Liverpool and City had emerged as rivals in what would likely be a £50million transfer battle. The 25-year-old, signed from Celtic for £13m in 2015, has been sidelined since an ankle ...

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