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RDF Global maternity hospital volunteers visit Lake District

Emdad Rahman Volunteers and charity workers for the Rural Development Foundation Global (RDF Global) enjoyed a weekend at the Lake District as the charity announced it’s latest plans in the run up to the opening of a maternity hospital in Bangladesh. RDF Global is a non-profit charitable foundation established in 2006, with an aim to develop maternity and women’s healthcare ...

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Muslim Charity Run 2015 a Massive Success

Bangla Mirror Desk: Hundreds of runners took part in a most popular fundraising event Muslim Charity Run 2015 from over 20 charities at Victoria Park, Bow, East London on Sunday 9 August. This year’s run evolved from the previously successful Run 4 Your Mosque. On a gloriously sunny day with temperatures peaking at 25 degrees, runners – young and old ...

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East London family of five arrested over terrorism

A married couple and their three daughters have been arrested in east London on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences. A 51-year-old man, two women aged 53 and 19, and two girls aged 17 and 16, who are understood to live in Tower Hamlets, were held on suspicion of possessing information likely to be useful to a person committing or preparing ...

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PBL Exchange always aims to send money to Bangladesh in fastest and most secured way

Prime Bank owned PBL Exchange has already earned a positive reputation in sending money to Bangladesh in most secured and fastest way.  It is also actively working to provide the remittance benefit to all the non-resident Bangladeshis.  Director of Prime Bank Mafiz Ahmed Bhuyan told this in a Get Together meeting at a restaurant in East London as chief guest. ...

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Police seek to reassure public after claims of VJ Day terror plot to blow up Queen

Police have sought to reassure the public over reports that British jihadis are planning to blow up the Queen during next weekend’s Second World War memorial events in London.   The assassination plot is being orchestrated from Syria by Islamic State commanders, according to the Mail on Sunday. The newspaper reported that extremists aim to explode a bomb in central London ...

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Adult social care ‘under stress and strain’, chief inspector warns

Cuts are putting care under “stress and strain” and carers’ efforts are being undermined, the chief inspector of adult social care in England has said. Andrea Sutcliffe told the Observer many carers ended up being “the sort of care worker you wouldn’t want them to be”. There were 30,000 allegations of abuse of people using social care services in the first six ...

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DWP is stopping more and more job seeker allowances

Bangla Mirror Desk :: One in six jobseekers has their allowance stopped by Department and Work and Pension each year, a national newspaper claims. The figures contradict official claims that only a small minority of jobseekers have been affected by the government’s increasingly severe welfare policies. A recent analysis shows that of those unemployed for 12 months up to April ...

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Create history by voting Sadiq Khan: Rushanara Ali MP

Bangla Mirror Desk :: MP for Bethnal Green and Bow Rushanara Ali MP has urged everyone to register their names to take part in the mayoral candidate nomination for forthcoming London mayor election. She also said that if someone registers his or her name, they can also vote for Labour leader election. Rushanara Ali said this in a press conference ...

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Tony Blair could face trial over ‘illegal’ Iraq war, says Jeremy Corbyn

Bangla Mirror Desk :: Tony Blair should stand trial on charges of war crimes if the evidence suggests he broke international law over the “illegal” Iraq war in 2003, the Labour leadership frontrunner Jeremy Corbyn has said. Corbyn called on the former prime minister to “confess” the understandings he reached with George W Bush in the run up to the ...

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Previous Mayor’s Failures Let Local People Down

Many voluntary sector groups were left disappointed that their applications for funding were turned down by the Commissioners appointed by the Government to manage Tower Hamlets Council’s grant making. A total of 368 applications were made for funding under the Main Stream Grants 2015/18 Programme. Funding was agreed by the Commissioners for 131 of these applications at their Decision Making ...

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