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Shongram released nationwide

Ansar Ahmed Ullah: The national release of Shongram, a Bengali language film, will be shown from 19th of April in cinemas across the UK. Shongram (struggle) is a romantic drama set during the 1971 Liberation War of Bangladesh, starring Anupam Kher, Asia Argento alongside talented Bangladeshi artists Dilruba Yasmeen Ruhee and Amaan Reza. The Film Shongram, the Bengali word for ...

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A wonderful legacy of William Shakespeare

Rayhan Ahmed Topader: Thousands of well-wishers have celebrated the legacy of William Shakespeare on the 400th anniversary of the playwright’s death. More than 10,000 people paid homage to the Bard, who died on April 23, 1616, as a theatrical parade made its way through Stratford-upon-Avon. Shakespeare’s hometown began a weekend of events to mark the occasion with a ceremony of ...

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Essex Teacher Received Certificate of Appreciation from Director’s Guild

Afzal Sayed Munna, a business management lecturer from Essex recently received a certificate of appreciation from Director’s Guild for his community activities. Afzal is a lecturer and education researcher at University of Bath. Afzal is an executive member for Newham, Barking and Dagenham Liberal Democrats and Liberal Democrats Campaign for Race Equality (LDCRE). Afzal recently elected as an Independent School ...

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Ramadan: Pause from Water for Water of Life

By Shofi Ahmed: In Shaa Allah up next month in May we are set to embrace Ramadan again. The holy month needs no new intro it houses the jewel in the crown in our calendar. Bountifully the blessed one. The greatest of the months. Interestingly, it has been quite some times Ramadan in Britain comes in the summertime. Here we ...

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Hunkered down and made as a culture – Typical

Fatema Miah: Before I wrote the article Typicalsm about system made into culture in different societies and made space for wrong doings with or within systems where oppressed are left oppressed, suffering continued, wrong remained and vocalization and category tick boxing in placed and learning talked rather than practiced appropriately. Then again, I wrote about so called Bangladesh gender equality, ...

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Warning over ‘unexplained’ school moves

There are warnings that some of the 55,000 “unexplained” moves by pupils between schools in England over five years could be driven by schools trying to remove difficult children. The Education Policy Institute has looked at cases where pupils have changed school without moving home. Almost a quarter of these moves have taken place in 330 secondary schools. David Laws, ...

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Departures: A photographic exhibition of the Muslim world

Ansar Ahmed Ullah: Drawing upon a unique collection of historical photographs and postcards, an exhibition titled ‘Departures’ reveals the great diversity of the Islamic world’s social and cultural life. The exhibition at Asia House, near Oxford Street, London explores a geographical area from Morocco in the West to China in the East, and from the Balkans in the North to Sudan ...

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Mums share how they are reducing their children’s sugar intake

The recent Change4Life campaign highlighted that children in England are consuming too much sugar – an extra 2,800 sugar cubes per year. That’s equivalent to 312 cans of sugary cola,469 higher-sugar yoghurts or 562 chocolate bars! Too much sugar is bad for children’s health and has contributed to increased obesity levels. It can also lead to the build-up of harmful ...

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East End raises £23000 for orphans

A packed-out performance by two up-and-coming social media stars at Queen Mary University has raised £23000 in donations and pledges from locals as part of a wider tour which will make almost £100,000 available for some of the world’s most vulnerable children. Performers, social media influencers and comedians AliOfficial (Ali Shahalom) and BrownGirlProblems (Rucksar Naaz) have taken their acclaimed, candid ...

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Paranormal or scriptural context, – is there any connection to seismology?

Fatema Miah: This is about inquisitive question about paranormal imaginary for thirst minds in quest for connection of evidence and unseen to ponder on, might be  to take on board to challenge, to if like to discuss or debate or to further question, to set on discovery and to have interfaith dialogue or to just to have a thrilling read ...

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