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Monthly Archives: July 2017

Eid re-union in Camden

Denouncing recent terrorist and racists attacks, Shadow Brexit Minister Sir Keir Starmer told that there is no place for terrorism and racist attacks in the community.  Racist terrorists do not belong to any religion, we all need stand together against it. He told his in his Chief Guest’s speech in an Eid re-union meeting which was organised by community leader ...

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New champions to tackle hate crime

John Biggs, Mayor of Tower Hamlets, has welcomed the latest intake of champions being trained by the council to tackle hate crime in the borough.       The new team of 13 have just started the council’s specialist No Place for Hate programme. They add to 71 others who have already used the training to bring thousands of people together in community ...

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Countering violent extremism conference in Brussels

By Ansar Ahmed Ullah :: Expressing their satisfaction over the Bangladesh government’s effort to counter terrorism and defusing political Islam, they said radicalisation is a global issue and unfortunately Bangladesh’s feet has been gradually dragged into the terror network map. Speakers urged active role of diaspora communities and the civil society to counter extremism and terrorism in Europe as well as home ...

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Taj Accountants wins Licensed Member of the Year 2017 Award from AAT

The managing director of an accountancy firm based in Whitechapel has triumphed at the AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) Professional Member Awards. Abul Nurujjaman, who runs Taj Accountants, was named ‘Licenced Member of the Year’ at the awards, announced on Thursday 8 June 2017.   Abul arrived from Bangladesh as an international student at the age of 21. After completing ...

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Hajj flights to begin from Jul 24

The Hajj flights carrying Bangladeshi pilgrims to Saudi Arabia will start from July 24 and continue till August 26 this year. The first hajj flight, carrying 419 pilgrims, will take off from the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 7:55am for Saudi Arabia Civil Aviation and Tourism Minister Rashed Khan Menon said on Tuesday after a meeting at the ministry, reports ...

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Govt approval must for human organ transplant

The cabinet on Monday approved a draft amendment of law requiring all hospitals, excepting those established by the government with specialised units, to obtain government approvals for transplantation of human organs including kidneys, hearts, lungs and eyes.  The draft also proposes lowering the maximum jail term to three years from seven years, but increasing the fine to Tk 10 lakh from ...

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Farhad Mazhar quizzed at DB office

Writer-columnist Farhad Mazhar was interrogated at the office of Detective Branch (DB) of police of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) on Tuesday as police found ‘inconsistencies’ in his statement over his ‘kidnapping. Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) deputy commissioner (Media) Masudur Rahman told UNB that Farhad Mazhar entered the DB office around 12:00pm and came out around 1:15pm. He was called in ...

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Extensive work on cards to stop river erosion: Barrister Anisul Islam Mahmud

Water Resources Minister Barrister Anisul Islam Mahmud on Tuesday said the present government has embarked on extensive work to stop river erosion.  In the past, he said, many families had been rendered homeless by river erosion, but the situation has now changed due to river training by the government as its capacity to tackle river erosion has increased, reports BSS.  ...

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BNP terms EC roadmap an ‘AL blueprint’ to retain power

In a formal reaction on Election Commission’s (EC’s) roadmap for the next national polls, BNP on Tuesday termed the roadmap as ruling Awami League’s ‘blueprint’ to secure its path to stay in power again in its ‘old style’.   BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir came up with this allegation while presenting their party’s formal reaction to the EC’s ...

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Spanish football federation head arrested in graft investigation

The head of Spain’s football federation (RFEF) Angel Maria Villar, a FIFA vice president, was arrested on Tuesday after a raid on several offices in Madrid as part of an anti-corruption investigation, police said. Villar, his son – named by Spanish media as Gorka – and several other Spanish football federation members were detained on allegations of collusion, fraud and ...

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