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Meeting with Bangladesh’s Poribesh Bacchao Andolan

By Ansar Ahmed Ullah :: A meeting was organised by the ‘European Action Group on Climate Change in Bangladesh’ (EAG) on Monday 2nd   November 2015 at Montefiore Centre, Hanbury Street, East London to discuss issues relating to the environmental movement in Bangladesh and what might emerge in COP21 conference in Paris later this year. The principal guest speaker at the ...

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Grime artist Wiley returns to Bow School

Rapper Wiley has today been presented with the MOBO Paving the Way award at the school he attended as a boy, Bow School. Wiley attended a ceremony which unveiled a commemorative stone installed at Bow School, which recognises his accomplishments within the world of music. The stone features lyrics from Wiley’s song Bow, E3: “I’m so E3, the whole of ...

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Sheikh Fahima Tarin obtains Bachelor of Science degree

Sheikh Fahima Tarin Ahmed has received Bachelor of Science Degree from South Bank University this year successfully.  She is the first child of Sheikh Shamim Ahmed and Sheikh Rakia Ahmed  Raki of North London.  Sheikh Shamim Ahmed is currently the Vice-president of Human Rights Commission UK, Joint Treasurer of Inotganj-Digholbak Ganadabi Parishad, Vice-chair of Sheikhbari Kalyan Trust and prominent community ...

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Hobibpur-Keshabpur Madrasa Society UK organises meeting

Hobibpur-Keshabpur Madrasa Society UK held an emergency meeting in a hall in East London on 19th October. Chairman of the society Alhaj Arfiq Ali presieded over the meeting and Abu Tareq Shipon and Masud Rahman jointly conducted it. Guests who addressed the audience included Treasurer of the society and prominent community leader Md Hasnu Miah, Trustee of British Bangla Education ...

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Safety first at Barts Health

Patients and visitors at Whipps Cross University Hospital are now able to immediately identify the senior nurse on their ward following the launch of new ‘Nurse in Charge’ badges. As part of Barts Health’s drive to ensure safe and compassionate care, the distinctive red badge will be worn by the senior nurse on every shift at the hospital. Associate Director ...

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Jobs fair brings more opportunities for young people

Tower Hamlets Council is set to host another MyFuture jobs and opportunities fair following the success of previous events at matching young people with recruiters. Young people between the ages of 16 and 19, or up to 25 with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities will be shown a broad range of apprenticeships, jobs and training opportunities or courses. Dozens of ...

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John Biggs officially declares ‘Altab Ali Day

Tower Hamlets Council will observe 4th May as Altab Ali Day.  Executive Mayor of Tower Hamlets John Biggs told this while raising the green flag at Altab Ali Park on 23rd October. Bangladeshi youth Altab Ali was killed on 4th May of 1978 in the hands of a group of racist thugs while returning from work. To commemorate this, the ...

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Jagannathpur Unnayan Shangstha organises Carom competition

Jagannathpur Unnayan Shangstha UK organised a carom competition at a hall in East London on 26th October. President of the organisation Tahir Kamali presided over the competition and Vice-President M Heven Khan conducted it.  30 teams took part in the contest. President of Jagannathpur Unnayan Shangstha Abdus Sattar set off the competition. Other guests who were present at the competition ...

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Not attending the seminar after confirming is an upsetting act of BNP: Lord Eric Avebury

Not attending an international seminar, confirming it beforehand, is an upsetting act of Bangladesh Nationalist Party. The leaders of this party is travelling abroad, taking treatment and attending other meetings, but failing to attend an important event. Vice-chair of All Party Parliamentary Human Rights Group and senior member of House of Lords, Lord Eric Avebury told this in a seminar.  ...

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Local Restaurateur and City Councillor, Atiqul Hoque, Chosen to Contest Wiltshire Council By-Election

After the sudden resignation of Wiltshire Councillor Helena McKeown for the Salisbury St Edmund and Milford Division, Salisbury Conservatives have chosen popular City Councillor, Atiqul Hoque to stand for the Conservatives. “I am deeply honoured to be chosen to stand in an area of Salisbury where I first moved to 20 years ago.” said Cllr Hoque. “I started my first ...

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