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‘Koh-i-Noor’ mountain of light at the Tower of London

Ansar Ahmed Ullah: A delegation of writers, researchers & journalists led by Shah Mustafizur Rahman Belal of Bisshobangla Foundation visited the famous Tower of London on 2 August. The visit was part of Bisshobangla’s experience & discovering heritage programme. The team comprised of Abdul Basir, Aminul Haque Jillu, Ansar Ahmed Ullah, Abdur Rashid, Ch i, Matiar Chowdhury, NNB correspondent, Batirul ...

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Careers fit for the future as WorkPath joins forces with leading broadband firm

Future engineers from across Tower Hamlets have been given the opportunity to get a hands-on insight into the role. Around 40 residents of the borough were able to handle equipment and try their hand at different wiring techniques thanks to a new partnership between leading broadband firm Hyperoptic and WorkPath, the council’s dedicated employment and training service. When Hyperoptic needed ...

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Mayor John Biggs responds to coroner consultation and calls for the greatest flexibility to restore trust in the service

  Mayor John Biggs and his Statutory Deputy Mayor Sirajul Islam have today called for the greatest flexibility in dealing with cases to restore trust in the coroner service. They have responded to the consultation on how to prioritise cases by calling for residents to be supported during a time of bereavement, and welcomed the fact that the proposals include ...

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Hobiganj will soon see an agricultural University: Abu Zahir MP

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman has given us independence.  There is no establishment in Habiganj that carries the name of Bangabandhu, to pay off the debt of our the Father of our Nation, we have established Sheikh Hasina Medical College in Habiganj, in his daughter’s name.  If your love is with us, we can do a lot for the welfare of Hobiganj.  MP of ...

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CPRMB meeting to protect minorities

Ansar Ahmed Ullah: A meeting of Campaign for the Protection of Religious Minorities in Bangladesh (CPRMB) was held on 27 July in Essex to review activities and exchange views on future events in furtherance of their goals and objectives. With the CPRMB’s President Devasish Das in the chair, the interactive session appreciated of CPRMB’s recent participation in a meeting at ...

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All European Bangabandhu Porishad’s triennial meeting held

Ansar Ahmed Ullah: On 22 July the Triennial General Meeting and election of the All-European Bangabandhu Porishad (AEBP) was held in East London’s Microbusiness Centre. Outgoing Acting President Ahmad Hossain Joarder chaired and Joint Secretary S M Mustafizur Rahman conducted the meeting. Vice President of the UK Awami League Professor Abul Hashem was present as the chief guest and Dr ...

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Rabindra-Nazrul Jayanti celebrated in London

Mirror Desk : Bangladesh High Commission in London celebrated ‘Rabindra-Nazrul Jayanti’ on Friday evening to spread the message of humanity, generosity, non-communalism, nationalism and the spirit of the Liberation War. The event was arranged marking the 157th birth anniversary of Biswakabi Rabindranath Tagore and the 119th birth anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam at the Impression Auditorium in East ...

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Council support for DLR station beggers

Tower Hamlets Council and British Transport Police have teamed up to offer housing, health and substance misuse outreach to people who repeatedly beg at DLR stations. The new partnership initiative will offer people who beg around stations health, substance misuse and housing support and builds on the work the council already does to tackle substance misuse issues. Shared intelligence between the ...

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Advocate Misbah Uddin: Continue Sylhet’s development with Awami candidate

Ansar Ahmed Ullah: Bangladesh Awami League’s Organizing Secretary Advocate Misbah Uddin Siraj said the Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina has taken extensive plans for the development of Sylhet as a tourist city. Hazrat Gazi Burhan Uddin’s shrine complex has been completed. A comprehensive plan for the development of the Hazrat Shah Jalal’s shrine has also been adopted. The prison ...

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Betar Bangla Srota Forum organised Anando Mela and publication of Probah

Betar Bangla Srota Forum organised an Anando Mela and the celebration of publication of 3rd issue of Probah.  The colourful Mela and publication ceremony took place in Mulberry School in East London on 15th of July. The event started at 12 in the noon and continued until 6 in the evening.   There was art competition along with traditional Damail, wedding songs, folk dance and ...

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