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BBBF award ceremony held

There is no alternative of organisational initiative for the advancement of community and British Bangladeshi Business Forum (BBBF) is a good example of that.  This organisation started its journey on 2008 to develop and prosper the business need, education, training and social development.  As part of continued development, the 3rd annual award giving ceremony of the organisation took place Crescent ...

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Somali Week Festival

The council will collaborate with community groups and arts and cultural organisations to host an exciting and varied week-long programme of performances, talks, music and arts activities as part of the Somali Week Festival from October 20-29. Home and Displacement are the themes of this year’s festival, taking place at community organisation Oxford House in Bethnal Green. Somali Week Festival follows the launch ...

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AGM of Bangladesh Centre London held

The Annual General Meeting of Bangladesh Centre London was held on 8th October at the main hall of the Centre.  General Secretary Md Delwar Hossain conducted the meeting and Chairman of the Centre and Bangladesh High Commission to the UK Najmul Quaunine presided over the meeting.  Other speakers at the event included Deputy High Commissioner Khandakar M Talha, Vice-Chairman Ataur ...

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Kathalbari Swamp: A little paradise in Sylhet

Straight out of a postcard, the Kathalbari swamp is an unexplored natural heritage. Situated in the heart of Sylhet, it is a mere 20 minute drive from the town, on the way to the hilly tourist destination of Jaflong. Although the swamp remained mostly undiscovered till late, the number of local tourists visiting the spot is on the rise. Swamps ...

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BCL Infighting: One killed in Sylhet, eight hurt in Ctg

A Chhatra League man was stabbed to death allegedly by his rivals over previous enmity at Tilagarh in Sylhet city yesterday afternoon. The victim, Omar Ali Miyad, 26, son of Akul Miah of Baluchar in the city, was a law student at Leading University, reports our Sylhet correspondent. Meanwhile, six Chhatra League activists and two policemen were injured in a ...

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British Education Award organisesd press conference

British Education Award recently organised a press conference with Bangladeshi media in a restaurant in Brick Lane.  It was told at the press conference that British Education Award is something different in the hustle of numerous numbers of awards.  As this award maintains complete mainstream standard, the nominations are coming from British college and universities and the committee shortlists the ...

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UKBCCI Business and Entrepreneur Excellence Award-2017 held in London

UKBCCI Business and Entrepreneur Excellence Awards-2017 were held in London in a festive tone. The venue of the gala ceremony being held for the second time this year was the same as the previous year The London Hilton on Park Lane. As recognition of success, awards were given to the Bri tish Bangladeshi Business Entrepreneurs for their individual excellence in ...

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Theresa May rules out pause in introducing universal credit

Theresa May has dismissed calls for a pause in the national introduction of universal credit to address problems with the system, but said the decision to scrap charges for a claimants’ phone helpline showed ministers were listening. May was challenged on the new benefits system at prime minister’s questions, with Jeremy Corbyn saying it was “in a shambles” and arguing that ...

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Brexit plan ‘in paralysis’

The government will be forced to delay bringing the EU withdrawal bill back to the House of Commons for a second time, as it struggles to respond to hundreds of hostile amendments, Labour sources expect. MPs on both sides of the house had expected debate on the next stage of the complex bill to kick off next week – but the leader ...

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Sporting Bengal legends unite for Rohingya Aid

By Emdad Rahman :: Sporting Bengal rolled back the years as the renowned Tower Hamlets club paraded an array of legends who faced off against each other for a charitable cause.    With the Rohingya people fleeing Myanmar through horrendous persecution, global communities have united to add their voices in condemning the wide scale atrocities being committed against innocent men, women ...

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