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Tower Hamlets set for 20mph speed limit

Following a positive public consultation, Tower Hamlets Council is moving ahead to implement a 20mph speed limit across the borough. The 20mph limit will come into effect on Monday, April 13 and applies to all of the borough’s roads excluding red routes. 80per cent of respondents to the public consultation – which took place during October 2014 – were in ...

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Parents and carers can play a very important role to save the young people from drugs, says speakers in anti-drug symposium

The speakers in an anti-drug symposium “Drugs and Anti-social Activates: The role of Community Leaders”, has said that, one part of our British Bangladeshi younger generation are badly affected by the use of drugs.  The time when they should be studying and aim for higher university degrees and qualifications, these youth are pushing themselves to darker side of life by ...

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Inauguration of Crawly Bangladeshi Welfare Association

Crawly Bangladesh Welfare Association organised inauguration of its newly elected committee in a local restaurant on 24 March.  The Blue India restaurant authority welcomed the new committee members in a festive mood. The inauguration ceremony was presided over by the President of the association Kayum Miah, who has been elected again this time.  The newly elected General Secretary Tariq Miah ...

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BNP hosts dinner for Cambridge MP

By Shahida Rahman Members of the Bangladesh National Party in Cambridge held a dinner on Thursday 19th March 2015, for Cambridge Liberal Democrat MP, Dr Julian Huppert to support his campaign for re-election in May 2015. Liberal Democrat Councillor for Romsey ward in Cambridge, Catherine Smart and Cambridge Liberal Democrat Chairman, Spencer Haggard were also welcomed as guests. The buffet ...

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East London Jubo Dol organises activists meeting demanding immediate resignation of current illegal government

East London Jubo Dol organised a protest meeting of its activists demanding immediate reinstate of democracy in Bangladesh, withdrawal of all control measures on political activities imposed on former three times Prime Minister Khaleda Zia, free her from confinement, immediate return of missing Ilias Ali and recently missing Salauddin, stop all types of political killing and harassments of all media ...

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TUSC Candidate demands action to stop Spitalfields estate demolition

Glyn Robbins (TUSC election candidate for Bethnal Green and Bow) met residents of a Spitalfields estate fighting demolition of their homes.  The Bernard, Brune and Carter (BBC blocks) and others comprising the Holland Estate off Toynbee Street were transferred from Tower Hamlets Council to East End Homes (EEH) in 2006.  Residents were promised works to improve the whole estate.  Now ...

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Syed Anas Pasha’s mother passes away

Prominent journalist and Banglanews24 London representative Syed Anas Pasha’s mother Najma Khanom passed away (Inna … Rajiun).  She was 74 when died.  She has been suffering from cardiac and age related illnesses.  She died on 13th March at Bangladesh time 11.30 pm at her Baghbari residence in Sylhet.  She left her three sons, six daughters and numerous numbers of well-wishers.Hearing ...

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Bhuyan Shafiqul Islam is an proficient Pen Warrior: Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury

Bhuyan Shafiqul Islam is an proficient Pen Warrior.  He is an ideal novelist, creative poet and wise researcher.  Bangladesh, its long struggle for freedom and patriotic inspirations has always been visible in his work.  Senior Journalist and columnist Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury said this in special state dialogue organised by Channeel I Europe where he uncovered six books by prominent writer ...

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West London Bangladesh Welfare Association UK holds its Annual General Meeting

The annual general meeting of West London Bangladesh Welfare Association UK was held in a restaurant in South Harrow on 22 February.  The meeting was presided over by community leader Sheikh Yaor and conducted by Shohidul Islam.In the beginning, the speakers focused on the importance of International Mother Language Day.  In his speech, former councillor Selim Chowdhury said that people ...

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International Women’s Day Tribute by Bishshow Shahitto Kendro, UK (BSK): A Documentary film on Educationist, Writer and Cultural Activist Anwara Bahar Choudhury

Bishshow Shahitto Kendro (BSK) has marked this year’s International Women’s Day in partnership with Idea Store by paying homage to a Bengali  woman, Anwara Bahar Choudhury (1919-1987) for her exemplary contribution in the educational,cultural and social emancipation of the Bengali speaking women of the then British Bengal (which included West Bengal and today’s Bangladesh) .To celebrate the occasion,BSK presented a ...

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