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Priyanka Chopra proud to be called feminist

Actress Priyanka Chopra feels proud to call herself a feminist and says people should not think the term means “berating or hating men”.   “Feminism is not about berating or hating men or disliking or trying to make sure we’re better than men,” said Chopra.   “Feminism is just saying give me opportunities without judging me for the decisions that ...

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Lindsay Lohan’s father defends her after supporting Harvey Weinstein amid sexual abuse claims

Lindsay Lohan’s father Michael Lohan is standing by his daughter even if he’s not defending Harvey Weinstein against his accusers!.   In the wake of numerous accusations of sexual assault and inappropriate behavior that have surfaced concerning now-ousted film exec Harvey Weinstein, 65, just about everyone in Hollywood has taken to social media to voice their support for the women ...

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Rohingya crisis discussed in Eastbourne

Ansar Ahmed Ullah :: The United Nations Association (UNA) Eastbourne hosted a Public Meeting at Eastbourne Town Hall on the 10th October examining the plight and humanitarian crisis affecting the Rohingyas in Myanmar and Bangladesh. The topic of the discussion was “The Rohingya issue: Just Solution to Humanitarian Crisis” to look at how the world community can respond to alleviate suffering ...

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Milon Miah wins International Indian Chef award in UK

Chef Milon Miah of Spice Island Restaurant at Barnard Castle in County Durham, UK, has won the coveted International Indian Chef of the Year award. He beat about 10,000 entrants in the competition and received the trophy from Princess Anne who was present as the guest of honour at a glittering ceremony in London last week. There were a total ...

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Monir Hossain announces to be the Sylhet 2 constituency candidate

Ansar Ahmed Ullah :: Prominent Awami League politician Mohammad Monir Hossain has announced that he will be contesting in Sylhet 2 constituency, comprising of South-Surma, Fenchuganj and parts of Balaganj. He made the announcement at a discussion meeting with local Bengali press & media journalists on 12 October at Brick Lane’s Shaad restaurant. He said he wanted to represent his birthplace ...

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Quader urges all to reject political opportunists

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has urged all to keep away from those politicians who are out to resort to ill political practices.   “Politics is now being infected by formalin as a section of political opportunists is trying to persuade politics recklessly . . . You have to reject them,” the minister told a freshers’ reception arranged ...

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CJ Sinha’s departure statements justified BNP’s statements: Fakhrul

Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday claimed that the party’s recent statements delivered centering Chief Justice SK Sinha’s going on leave in the name of illness proved ‘totally truth’ following Sinha’s statement made on his way to airport to fly Australia on Friday night. Talking to journalists at BNP central office, Fakhrul said they very ‘eagerly’ and ‘sincerely’ listened ...

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11 allegations against Sinha, AD judges decline to sit on same bench

The Supreme Court on Saturday in a statement supplied to media contradicted with remarks of chief justice SK Sinha that he made before his departure of Dhaka for Australia. Sinha , who is now on a month-long leave, left for Australia on Friday night. A statement signed by the Supreme Court’s registrar general Syed Aminul Islam said on Saturday that ...

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Tories must confront leadership issue, says George Osborne

George Osborne has said the Conservatives need to confront the issue of Theresa May’s leadership after she lost her majority at the last general election. The ex-chancellor, now editor of the Evening Standard, said the matter could not be ducked and that it dominated conversations with his former cabinet colleagues. Speaking at a Spectator event in conversation with Andrew Neil, he ...

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TOWER HAMLETS COUNCIL PAYS FOR 23 MORE POLICE OFFICERS ON THE BEAT

John Biggs, Mayor of Tower Hamlets, has announced a multi-million pound investment in community safety to increase the number of council funded police officers in the borough to thirty-nine (39).   The Mayor raised concerns that cuts to the police’s budget has reduced the number of police in Tower Hamlets and has committed £3m of funding over the next three ...

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