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Victory Day reception

Ansar Ahmed Ullah ::   A reception on the occasion of Bangladesh’s Victory Day and Christmas was hosted by Nadeem Qadir, Minister (Press), Bangladesh High Commission on the evening of 15 Dec at Kiplings restaurant, North London. Nadeem Qadir shared his memory of Bangladesh War of Liberation. He said while the Victory Day is a joyous occasion it also brings ...

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Demo in London to save Phulbari

Ansar Ahmed Ullah :: A demo was held against Global Coal Resources Management (GCM) during its Annual General Meeting on 18 Dec London time 10:30am outside Hamilton Place, Central London to protest against open pit mine project. The London-based AIM-listed multinational company GCM announced its AGM to discuss implementing a massive open-pit coal mine by forcibly displacing 130,000 families of ...

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Flower Hamlets: Prizes collected by budding gardeners

Green-fingered residents collected gardening gongs last week (December 8) at the Tower Hamlets in Bloom award ceremony in Mile End Park. From balconies, community gardens and allotments to patios, businesses and schools, the competition is open to anyone who makes the most of open spaces. Categories included best allotment, best community growing site, best education and best wildlife friendly garden. ...

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Young people with additional needs cook up a storm

Young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) are causing a stir as free cooking sessions start in Tower Hamlets. The first session on December 9 was attended by a group of people who all worked with volunteer chef, Richard Caley to make a halal lasagne. Aklakur Rahman, 17, said: “I’m loving the project, it’s fun. I’m having a ...

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Extradite war criminal Chowdhury Mueenuddin

Ansar Ahmed Ullah :: Once again Bengali diaspora in London demanded that convicted war criminal and operation in charge of intellectual killings Chowdhury Mueenuddin be handed over to Bangladesh authorities. Members of martyred families who had gathered in a Candle light vigil to observe ‘Martyred Intellectuals Day’ on Monday 14 Dec 2015 in front of the Shahid Minar in Altab ...

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Youngsters hold market stall to raise disability awareness

Emdad Rahman :: Young people spent the best part of a day at Chrisp Street Market to engage with the neighbourhood and raise awareness of the services the Tower Project provides. Students manned a market stall selling cards, Christmas crafts and gifts to raise money to help support young people with learning difficulties. The Tower Project supports young people with ...

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Living legend Abdul Gaffar Choudhury celebrates 81st birthday

Ansar Ahmed Ullah ::              I want to live as young and not be a burden as an elderly said the composer of Ekushey song, writer columnist Abdul Gaffar Choudhury at his 81 birthda celebrations. The celebrations was organised by Ch I Europe in its own studio on 5 Dec and was broadcasted live. Surrounded by his ...

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Barrister Nazir Ahmed became Queen Mary’s Alumni Ambassador for BANGLADESH

Renowned lawyer and prolific writer Barrister Nazir Ahmed has been appointed by the Queen Mary, University of London, as its Alumni Ambassador for Bangladesh.  As an Alumni Ambassador, Barrister Nazir Ahmed will represent Queen Mary, University of London (one of the largest higher educational institutions in London and one of the leading universities in the UK) to Bangladesh. Well known ...

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Sunamgnj Sadar Associaion organises its General Meeting

Sunamgnaj Sadar Association organisation organised its General Meeting in a restaurant in East London on 16th November.  The members unanimously decided to provide financial help to former employee of Sunamganj Government Jubilee High School for his sickness.  The Association also decided to organise eye camp for the poor and destitute people of Sunamganj Sadar. President of Sunamganj Sadar Association Abdul ...

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Nirmul Committee UK demands the ban on Jamat politics and confiscate properties of criminals against humanity

Leaders in a meeting organised to express their reactions on hanging of Al-badar leader Mojahid and War Criminal Saka Chowdhury demanded the Ban of politics of Jamat and confiscate the property of war criminals. The speakers also said that even though there is a freeze on social networks in Bangladesh, some conspirers are airing falls information thorough social networks. These ...

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