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Altab Ali Day 2015 observed

Ansar Ahmed Ullah :  This year the annual Altab Ali Day was commemorated by Altab Ali Foundation (AAF) on Mon 4 May 2015, at the ‘Shahid Minar’, Altab Ali Park, Whitechapel, with a solidarity rally. The event started with a minute silence, took place on Monday 4th May, to coincide with the date of Altab Ali’s murder. Floral wreath in honour of Altab Ali & ...

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Mirpur Union Welfare Trust UK

Mirpur Union Welfare Trust held a special general meeting on 28th of April 2015 at the Micro Business Centre. The meeting was chaired by Chairperson Md Alhaj master Amir Uddin Ahmed and conducted by general secretary Md Angur Ali. The meeting started with recitation of the Quran by Mowlana Helal Uddin Ahmed. After the welcome speech by the Chairperson, speeches were made by ...

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Labour Fighting for Leaseholders

Tower Hamlets Labour Group continues to fight for a new deal for Tower Hamlets Homes leaseholders, supporting the campaign led by Rushanara Ali and Jim Fitzpatrick. Many leaseholders across the borough have been sent bills for as much as £40,000 for works to their properties – all of which to be paid within 12 months. For most of these residents, ...

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Collective organises ‘Campaign to save A level Bengali and introduce in mainstream school’ protest meeting

The Collective of Bangladeshi School Governors organised a protest meeting on ‘Campaign to save A level Bengali and introduce in mainstream school’ on 5th of May in its office on Princelet Street. Organisation’s Chairperson and Campaign Convenor M Shahanur Khan presided over the meeting. Secretary of Collective and Joint Convenor of this campaign Altam Miah conducted this event. In his ...

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TUSC candidate declares Poplar election a referendum against dictatorship: ‘vote no to cuts and the establishment parties’

Hugo Pierre, TUSC candidate for Poplar and Limehouse, made the following statement on Eric Pickles imposing indefinite direct rule on Tower Hamlets Council: ‘The Tories, backed by a cowardly Labour Party (publicly slammed by Mawrey, the electoral commission judge), have organised a coup against Tower Hamlets Council. Not in a million years would they ever win control of our council ...

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Bangladeshi photographer Rahul Talukder wins Sony Conceptual Photographer of the Year

   Ansar Ahmed Ullah :  The Jury of the world’s largest photography competition today, 23 April, named Rahul Talukder as the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards’ Conceptual Photographer of the Year. Rahul Talukder, a documentary photographer from Sunamganj, Sylhet, was selected from over 87,000 entries to the Professional competition for a series titled “Faded history of the lost”. The work is ...

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Bangladesh Student Organisation UK Committee declared

Bangladesh Student Organisation UK has declared its new committee. The organisation has vowed to work for the welfare of UK residing Bangladeshi students when it declared the new committee at Oxford Union Hall of Oxford University on 24 April. Founder Chairman of Bangladesh Student Organisation (BCO) Ataullah Faruk declared the new committee. The 155 member’s executive committee included Dr S ...

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Bianibazar Thana Janakalyan Shomity’s general meeting and election to be held on 6th September

Bianibazar Thana Janakalyan Shomity organised a general meeting on 26 April in a community centre in East London. The association members unanimously decided and declared 6th September as date for its general meeting and election. The committee also declared that members who want to participate in the election need to renew their membership by 6th July whereas general members would ...

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