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NPICC raise Dementia awareness

Muhammad Ismael :: The Newbury Park Islamic Cultural Centre held a Dementia Friends Information session to highlight the effects on Dementia on people’s lives and how people living with Dementia can be supported to live well. By the end of the Dementia Friends session all attendees became Dementia Friends and were presented with pin badges. The session was well attended ...

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Friend of Bangladesh Dr Peter Custers passed away

Ansar Ahmed Ullah :: Longstanding friend and a campaigner for Bangladesh Dutch citizen Dr Peter Custers died on Thursday, 3 September at 20.15 hours at his residence in Leiden, The Netherlands from a sudden severe heart attack. Peter Custers was a campaigner, journalist, author and theoretician. He wrote several books, articles focusing on social change and development. Among many, his ...

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Council calls for restraint

A man was recently arrested and charged with threatening behaviour following an incident at the Tower Hamlets Council car pound. Customers who attend the council’s car pound are often angry at having had their vehicle removed for parking illegally and having to pay charges to retrieve their vehicle. Sadly this can lead to the cashiers at the pound being at ...

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New generation British-Bangladeshis needs to be connected with Bangladesh: Dewan GAzi Jafar Sadek

To make the new generation British-Bangladeshis more interested to Bangladesh, they need to maintain the connection with their homeland. Similarly, the non resident Bangladeshi should invest more in Bangladesh, so that their next generations are more interested in Bangladesh.  Dewan Gazi Jafar Sadek (Koyes Gazi), Vice-president of Sylhet Awami League, told this in a view exchanging meeting organised by Nabiganj ...

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UK Bondhu Shomabesh organises Pleasure gathering 2015

UK Bandhu Shomabesh organised an “Anondo Adda (pleasure gathering) 2015” at the Banqueting Hall of Water Lily in East London on 26 August. Organisation’s President Taraj Uddin presided over the meeting and General Secretary Faruq Miah and poet Mijanur Rahman Miru jointly conducted it. Guest who addressed the audience included Professor M Tanbir Ahmed, Advocate Fajrul Haque Enam, Kamrul Islam, ...

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UK Government donates forgery detection equipment to clamp down on illegal migration

In a ceremony held on the week commencing the 9th of August 2015, the British High Commissioner to Bangladesh, Robert W Gibson CMG, formally handed over specialist forgery detection equipment to the Bangladesh Special Branch, in an effort to tackle immigration crime. This equipment will be used by immigration officers at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport to detect false and counterfeit ...

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Launching of Al-advisory Management Service Ltd held

Deputy Mayor of London Stephen Greenhalgh has committed to provide help to the young entrepreneurs. He was answering to the questions from the guests attending at the business launch event of Al-advisory Management Services Ltd. The Deputy Mayor inaugurated this recently established Mortgage, Insurance service and legal services advisory organisation on Saturday 29th May. Other guests who were also present ...

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Muslim Aid launches its Qurbani/Udhiyah 2015 Campaign

On Friday 28th August, Muslim Aid officially launched its Qurbani/Udhiyah campaign for 2015. Muslim Aid’s Qurbani programme will take place in more than 29 countries this year to reach those most in need. In 2014, more that 1 million vulnerable people received Qurbani meat in 40 countries the number of beneficiaries is expected to increase this year. The programme offers ...

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Kamrun Nahar Runu’s poetry reflects the real picture of the society

Poet Kamrun Nahar Runu’s poetry reflects the real picture of modern day society.  She has vividly portrayed the picture of today through her poetry, at the same time, she depicted the past efficiently and provided the guidance for the future. Speakers attending the publication event of Botamkhola Bihsnna Bikel’ expressed this view. The publication event was held in a restaurant ...

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Events to help Tower Hamlets residents find jobs

Skillsmatch, the award-winning recruitment service run by Tower Hamlets Council, is hosting two events to help residents find work. On Thursday, August 27, there will be a Tower Hamlets Homes apprenticeship event, taking place from 10am and 1pm at the Skillsmatch office next to Poplar DLR station. It will attempt to place young people into work with the many organisations ...

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