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Activists clash with police as EDL and anti-fascist groups stage rival protests

Activists clashed with police in central London today as the far-right English Defence League and anti-fascist groups staged rival protests. A march and rally planned by the EDL took place near to counter demonstrations by United Against Fascism and United Against Extremism. Images showed police grappling with protesters, while officers formed barriers along some parts of the route. Six people taking part in the ...

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Tests being carried out on 600 English tower blocks with cladding

Tests are being carried out on 600 high-rise council buildings in England to see whether they have flammable exterior cladding similar to that used on Grenfell Tower, in west London. The estimate, revealed by Downing Street, came as Theresa May told parliament that urgent tests were taking place around Britain to see how many tower blocks might be at risk following the devastating ...

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The most exhausting parts on the way to Sylhet

Two roads on the way to Sylhet have proven particularly exhausting for people leaving Dhaka for Eid holidays. The cars that pass Kanchpur Bridge are usually forced to a halt as they arrive at Narayanganj’s Bhulta, a bottleneck mostly due to an overpass construction there. Similar peril awaits vehicles in the form of gaping potholes at Ghorashal in Narsingdi. This ...

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Priyanka Chopra writes special birthday message for her mum

Priyanka Chopra’s mother, Madhu Chopra is celebrating her 65th birthday today. To commemorate the special day, the international star sent out a very warm wish to her dear mother straight from Prague.   Priyanka took to her social networking handles to share a special message and video for the birthday girl. Her post reads,”Happy Birthday Ma. You are my absolute ...

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Opu Biswas to make a comeback on silver screen

After her two-year disappearance from the silver screen, due to family reasons, Dhallywood actress Opu Biswas is making a comeback through Bulbul Biswas’ film Rajneeti opposite her husband Dhallywood superstar Shakib Khan. The film is scheduled to hit cinemas in the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr. Opu Biswas and Shakib Khan remains the most successful pair in Bangladeshi film industry. Opu has acted ...

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Aynabaji series to be aired in Eid

Following the huge success of the feature film Aynabaji, a TV series based on the original film has been made ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr. The series will be aired on three private television channels this Eid. Titled ‘Anyabaji Original Series’, the series will comprise seven episodes directed by Krishnendu Chattopadhyay, Ashfaq Nipun, Sumon Anowar, Goutam Koiri, Tanim Rahman Angshu, Rabiul Alam ...

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Communist activist Jamal Khan in accident

Ansar Ahmed Ullah :: Community activist and well known face in the East End of London Jamal Khan miraculously escaped following an accident with another vehicle. On Tuesday evening following an Iftar with Cricket Council, around midnight, he was driving on Cannon Street Road when he collided with a police vehicle coming from the opposite direction. Following the accident, he was rushed to Royal ...

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UK Biman Approved Travel Agents Association Iftar & Dua Mahfil held

The Iftar & Dua Mahfil of UK Biman Approved Travel Agents Association was held on 14th June 2017 at a restaurant in East london. The meeting was chaired by Helal Uddin Khan of Hillside Travels.  The Chairman of the Association started the meeting with recitation from the holy Quran and welcomed the guests. Senior Vice-chairman Shomsul Hussain of Hussain Travel ...

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Iftar Mahfil organised by Sylhet Sadar Association (North)

organised its Iftar Mahfil on 11th June in a restaurant in Brick Lane. Convenor Foyjul Islam Lashkar presided over pre-iftar discussion meeting and Member Secretary Shahin Ahmed Joyed conducted it. Guests who addressed the audience included Selim Ullah, Shamsuzzaman Sabul, Abdus Sattar, Paris Ahmed, Jamal Uddin, Selim Hossain, Shahin Hossain, Elahi Baksh, Selim Khan and Editor of Shirshabindu Shumon Ahmed. ...

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