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UK BNP hands over memorandum to David Cameron

UK BNP has handed over a memorandum demanding the withdrawal of restrictions on food entering to confined former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia, re-establish democracy in Bangladesh, safeguard human rights and to hold free and fair election under caretaker government immediately. UK BNP President Shaesta Chowdhury Kuddus, General Secretary Koysor M Ahmed, Senior Vice-President Abdul Hamid Chowdhury and Publicity and Publications ...

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DUDA takes initiative to establish women’s college and maternity hospital in Digholbak

Digholbak Union Development Association UK (DUDA) has taken an initiative to establish women’s college and maternity hospital in Digholbak Union of Nabiganj Union. The newly appointed Advisor of the organisation and prominent industrialists Alhaj Motiur Rahman Chowdhury told this in a meeting held on 24 February in a restaurant in Brick Lane to felicitate him. He has requested the organisation ...

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Birthday celebration of Dr. Amanullah Ashru

The birthday celebration of London living poet Amanullah Ashru was observed on 6th Februray in a colourful atmosphere. A huge number of followers and friends of the poet took part in the celebration and shared their joy together with the poet and his family members. Poet Dr Amanullah Ashru was born in Rarri family of Noyanogor Gram in Gojaria Upozilla ...

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UK Bangladesh High Commissioner presented credentials to the Queen

  Ansar Ahmed Ullah :: Bangladesh’s High Commissioner to the UK Md Abdul Hannan presented his credentials to Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II at the Buckingham Palace on 11 February 2015 in a simple but regal ceremony. High Commissioner Md Abdul Hannan, joined the London Mission as High Commissioner on 30 September 2014. Acting Vice Marshal of the Diplomatic ...

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UK security services ‘failed’ over Syria girls

The family of a Glasgow woman who may have encouraged three London girls to join Islamic State say officials “failed” to stop them leaving the UK. Aqsa Mahmood, 20, who went to Syria to be a “jihadi bride” in 2013, reportedly had online contact with one of the girls who flew to Turkey last week. It is feared that Kadiza ...

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LBPC organises meeting to condole the death of journlist Aminul Haque Badsha

London Bangla Press Club has organised a condolence meeting to condole the death of prominent journalist Aminul Haque Badsha.  The meeting was held in Montefiore Centre in East London on 13 February.  A huge number of journalists, political leaders, activists and community members took part in the meeting to pay their tribute to the deceased journalist.  LBPC President Nobab Uddin ...

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Climbing The Walls To Reduce Heating Loss

Tower Hamlets Homes has taken an imaginative approach to improving the energy efficiency of 17 high and medium rise blocks. A novel technique was used to insert cavity wall insulation into more than 480 homes quickly and without disrupting residents. Instead of erecting scaffolding, THH used specialist engineers commissioned by Keepmoat contractors, to abseil down the sides of the buildings. ...

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Tower Hamlets Council backs smokefree cars with children

Following on from the recent announcement of new legislation of banning smoking in cars when children are present, Tower Hamlets Council is strongly supporting Public Health England’s campaign for smokefree homes and cars. The ban to end smoking in cars in England will come into effect on October 1 with fines up to £50 for those caught not following regulations. ...

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Tower Hamlets supports ‘Fair Pay Fortnight’

From February 16 to March 1, 2015 Tower Hamlets is supporting ‘Fair Pay Fortnight’ – a campaign run by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) to raise awareness about Britain’s cost of living crisis. The TUC say that working people in the UK are seeing their living standards squeezed harder every year. The cost of energy, food and housing is soaring ...

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5000 homes made decent in Tower Hamlets programme

One of London’s largest Decent Homes programme sails past another milestone, as the 5,000th home is made decent, with new kitchens, bathrooms and other improvements. Tower Hamlets Homes have come a long way since the programme began in 2010.  When they started the vast majority of homes managed by Tower Hamlets Homes (77%) were not up to the decent standard. ...

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