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Selfless UK’s award giving ceremony held

  UK based charity organisation Selfless UK recently organised its award giving ceremony in a restaurant in West London.  The organisation awarded 12 British Medical students who went to Bangladesh to provide voluntary medical service to people of Bangladesh. The founder of Selfless Dr Nayeem Ahmed said that they will continue their activities next year will serve the people in ...

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BBBF award ceremony held

There is no alternative of organisational initiative for the advancement of community and British Bangladeshi Business Forum (BBBF) is a good example of that.  This organisation started its journey on 2008 to develop and prosper the business need, education, training and social development.  As part of continued development, the 3rd annual award giving ceremony of the organisation took place Crescent ...

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Somali Week Festival

The council will collaborate with community groups and arts and cultural organisations to host an exciting and varied week-long programme of performances, talks, music and arts activities as part of the Somali Week Festival from October 20-29. Home and Displacement are the themes of this year’s festival, taking place at community organisation Oxford House in Bethnal Green. Somali Week Festival follows the launch ...

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AGM of Bangladesh Centre London held

The Annual General Meeting of Bangladesh Centre London was held on 8th October at the main hall of the Centre.  General Secretary Md Delwar Hossain conducted the meeting and Chairman of the Centre and Bangladesh High Commission to the UK Najmul Quaunine presided over the meeting.  Other speakers at the event included Deputy High Commissioner Khandakar M Talha, Vice-Chairman Ataur ...

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Rohingya crisis discussed in Eastbourne

Ansar Ahmed Ullah :: The United Nations Association (UNA) Eastbourne hosted a Public Meeting at Eastbourne Town Hall on the 10th October examining the plight and humanitarian crisis affecting the Rohingyas in Myanmar and Bangladesh. The topic of the discussion was “The Rohingya issue: Just Solution to Humanitarian Crisis” to look at how the world community can respond to alleviate suffering ...

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JUSTSMILES LAUNCH CAMPAIGN TO MAKE THE HOMELESS SMILE THIS CHRISTMAS

“Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat”   The quote by Mother Teresa that has become the catalyst behind the global movement that is JustSmiles a collaborative project of the charity Newark Youth London. Founded on a simple desire ...

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Milon Miah wins International Indian Chef award in UK

Chef Milon Miah of Spice Island Restaurant at Barnard Castle in County Durham, UK, has won the coveted International Indian Chef of the Year award. He beat about 10,000 entrants in the competition and received the trophy from Princess Anne who was present as the guest of honour at a glittering ceremony in London last week. There were a total ...

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Monir Hossain announces to be the Sylhet 2 constituency candidate

Ansar Ahmed Ullah :: Prominent Awami League politician Mohammad Monir Hossain has announced that he will be contesting in Sylhet 2 constituency, comprising of South-Surma, Fenchuganj and parts of Balaganj. He made the announcement at a discussion meeting with local Bengali press & media journalists on 12 October at Brick Lane’s Shaad restaurant. He said he wanted to represent his birthplace ...

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New York seminar on NRB opportunities & challenges

Ansar Ahmed Ullah :: The Dhaka based ‘Centre for NRB’ organised a seminar on ‘NRB & UN peacekeeping: Opportunities and Challenges’ under their programme of World Conference Series 2017 Branding Bangladesh: Showcasing NRB RMG & UN Peacekeeping in New York on 18 September in the sideline of United Nations General Assembly.   Chaired by Mr. M S Shekil Chowdhury economist Dr. ...

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