Home / Local news (page 74)

Local news

East London Mosque buys the adjacent Synagogue

Bangla Mirror Desk:  East London Mosque is now in the process of buying the synagogue which stands between East London Mosque and London Muslim Centre.  The Mosque committee and synagogue authority has already completed the written agreement.  East London Mosque Committee told this in a written statement in an Iftar Mahfil and press conference held on Tuesday 23rd June. The ...

Read More »

Emdad takes leap of faith

Emdad Rahman has completed an abseil off the roof of the Royal London Hospital to raise money for London’s Air Ambulance and a planned second helicopter for London’s capital. Emdad joined an array of abseilers including celebrity Larry Lamb to take the plunge off the helipad situated on the roof of the East end based hospital. Emdad said: “I grew ...

Read More »

Mayor John Biggs visits Chef Tomy MIah

Executive Mayor of Tower Hamlets John Biggs met celebrity Chef Tomy Miah on 23rd June.  Mayor John Biggs praised highly of Tomy Miah’s cooking during the meeting.  While talking, Tomy Miah hoped that this experienced politician will continue his hard work and carry on the development of the borough.  During the meeting, Tomy Miah entertained the Mayor by his specialities ...

Read More »

Tower Hamlets council launches smoke free parks

An event was held last week (Tuesday, June 16) to launch all council managed children’s playgrounds as smoke free areas. This voluntary scheme has been introduced to help encourage parks users to refrain from smoking around children. They have been implemented to protect the health of young children and their parents across the borough. The council’s Smoke Free team – ...

Read More »

Greater Kamal Bazar residents falicitates Ali Ahmed

London living former Greater Kamal Bazar residents organised a felicitation meeting for the visiting Sylhet District BNP Joint Secretary Ali Ahmed in a restaurant in East London on 19th June. Community Leader Abdul Raqib presided over the meeting and Bakhtiar Khan conducted it.  Guest who addressed the audience included Md Ali, Emdad Hossain Tipu, Misbauzzaman Suhel, Abed Raja, Enamul Haque ...

Read More »

Bangladeshi doctor treats patient at 30,000 feet!

“LADIES and gentlemen, please may I have your attention. We have a medical emergency on board. If you are a doctor please make yourself known to a member of cabin crew.” Thankfully this isn’t a phrase we hear often, but when Dr Kazi Azad heard this announcement during a recent flight he didn’t hesitate to put himself forward. Dr Azad, ...

Read More »

Rayhan reaches for the sky

British-Bangladeshi Rayhan Kareem has been awarded a gliding scholarship by the Honourable Company of Air Pilots. Rayhan was delighted to receive the scholarship saying “it was the best day of my life”. He was one of five lucky recipients of the annual award out of hundreds of applicants. The gliding training will take place in the Portsmouth Naval Gliding Centre ...

Read More »

Al-Siddique Welfare Trust organises meeting to establish an eye hospital in Chatok

Al-Siddique Welfare trust organised a meeting on 15 June in Micro Business Centre in East London to discuss about founding an eye hospital in Chatok.  The participants discussed the planning and fund raising on establishing a hospital in Jathua area near Sylhet-Shunmaganj Highway. President of the Trust Mohammod Ali Talukdar presided over the meeting.  General Secretary Ruhul Amin and Joint ...

Read More »

Event celebrates A K M Abdullah’s ‘Khudha O Shoundorju’

Speakers attending the launching event of ‘Khudha O Shoundorjo’ told that, Writer A K M Abdullah has portrayed practical thinking and reflected the real life situations in his recently published novel. A K M Abdullah has successfully depicted the story of deprived and dispossessed people of our society with his creative power of writing. A number of poets, journalists and ...

Read More »

Diabetes Week: tips for a full life and having a safe fast during Ramadan

Diabetes Week runs from June 14-20 and is seen as a time to bring supporters together to increase awareness and provide further advice, support and information on the condition. The national campaign, led by Diabetes UK, is encouraging people to share their hints, tips and stories of how they manage their condition and still live life to the full, using ...

Read More »