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Welfare state & Bangladesh: New book by Shahed Rahman

Ansar Ahmed Ullah: ‘Kalyanmulok Rhastro o Bangladesher Rashtropotigon’ and in English titled ‘Welfare State and Presidents of Bangladesh’ is a fairly new non-fiction book by Mohammad Shahed Rahman. The book is essentially a compilation of all the presidents of Bangladesh to date. As the title suggests this book is about welfare state, a system whereby the state undertakes to protect the health ...

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ULaw promotes diversity with The Sayeeda Warsi Set for Success scholarship

– The scholarship will enable low income students to train as lawyers The University of Law has strengthened its commitment to diversity with the announcement of the Baroness Sayeeda Warsi Set for Success scholarship, which will be available to one talented student a year from a low income household. Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, an alumna of The University of Law (ULaw), ...

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UK to focus on women’s education in push for world peace

The UK is to put greater emphasis on women playing a central role in ensuring global peace and security. The UK’s Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) will be specifically championing girls’ education in Nigeria, South Sudan, Iraq, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Somalia, Libya, Syria, Burma and Afghanistan. The initiative is part of the FCO’s fourth National Action Plan (NAP) ...

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UK chefs are out to conquer Sri Lanka with British curry

‘Taste of Britain Curry Festival’ is all set to travel to the land of rice, coconut and spices – Sri Lanka – with leading British chefs aiming to recreate an exclusive selection of dishes that have become a hit in the United Kingdom. The Taste of Britain Curry Festival will showcase cuisine of some of the UK’s finest British Asian ...

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Beanibazar & Chhattak unite for Cancer 

Muhammad Ismael: Beanibazar will play Chhattak in a glamour friendly at Stepney Astroturf in aid of Beanibazar Cancer Hospital. Shiraz Miah and Goyas Miah’s reigning Greater Sylhet Upazila Cup champions will face Emdad Rahman’s team in a unity game to raise awareness and funds for the Hospital. Beanibazar Sporting Club Chairman Mesba Ahmed commented: “This is a big game for ...

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Tower Hamlets Must be a ‘Trump-Free Zone’

The Independent Group’s mayoral candidate Cllr Ohid Ahmed is urging Mayor John Biggs to officially declare London Borough of Tower Hamlets a ‘Trump-Free Zone’ following the examples of the Mayor of Chicago who declared the city a ‘Trump-Free Zone’ and the neighbouring Royal Borough of Greenwich which banned Trump from Greenwich.   Ohid has been leading a passionate and vocal campaign against Trump, bringing together faith and ...

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Bangladeshi youth killed in a London road crash

A British-born Bangladeshi youth has been killed in a private carrier`s collision with Lorry in London. Several people were injured in the incident. There were two more Bangladeshis among them The accident occurred on Thursday morning to Motorway. The deceased Rahat Ahmed (27) is the son of late freedom fighter Md. Abdul Muktadir. They are residents of Sylhet, Bangladesh. Rahat lived in London`s ...

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Golapganj Education Trust celebration election win

Emdad Rahman : The new Golapganj Education Trust UK celebrated their recent election win with a community dinner at the Boleyn Banqueting Suite, Newham. A variety of guest speakers took to the stage to commend the new panel and to also pay tribute to the expatriate UK Golapganj community who contributed to ensuring that the whole process was such a ...

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Capital London’s rough sleepers.

  Fatema Miah London is the worlds Capital and a tourist attraction place.  There are plenty of rough sleepers on the streets of London,  across the city and  mainly surrounding  the City Tourists attraction areas. UK having problem dealing with it’s homeless class of citizens are sitting and having rough sleep om the streets footpaths, most of them  are begging. ...

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Islam, Politics and Me

By Afzal Sayed Munna: Like others I always ask this question to myself, as a Muslim am I allowed getting involved in politics? After reading the history and the literature I always found the answer, YES. Let me go a little back to the history. The origins of Islam as a political movement are to be found in the life ...

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