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Ali Nagar Union Welfare Association organises Eid re-union

Ali nagar Union Welfare Association recently organised an Eid re-union in a restaurant in East London owned by orgnaisation’s  Vice-president Layek Ahmed. President Gousul Bari Chowdhury presided over the meeting and General Secretary Sarwar Khan conducted it.  Bappi Chowdhury recited from the Quran at the beginning of the meeting. Guests who addressed the audience included Shahin Khan, Shahan Chowdhury, Khoer ...

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Syeda Tasmia Tahia has been awarded

Bengali girl, and community activist Syeda Tasmia Tahia has been awarded the prestigious “Making It Happen” Award at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park Apprenticeship Awards. Syeda Tasmia Tahia was the only Bangladeshi girl selected in 2010 to represent her borough Waltham Forest as a “London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Later, in 2014, she was elected to join the “Legacy ...

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Mina Rahman selected by the Conservative Party

Ansar Ahmed Ullah :: Mina Rahman has been selected by the Conservative Party to contest at the next election to be held in the UK. In a letter dated 27 July addressed to Mina Rahman it informed her of being placed on the Westminster Approved List for the next general election. On hearing the news Mina Rahman said she was delighted ...

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Bangla Mela in Enfield

The colourful Enfield Bangle Mela 2017 recently took palce. A large number of Bangladeshi people attended the event and enjoyed it.  There were various stalls selling Bangladeshi food, dresses and crafts. Chairman of the Mela Committee Md Qamruzzaman took overall care of the Mela.  It was jointly conducted by Minhaj Khan, Arjuman Munni, Somna Chowdhury and Mijanur Rahman. Special guests ...

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Networking meeting organised by BCA Essex region

Bangladesh Caterers Association (BCA) Essex region recently organised a networking and felicitation meeting in a restaurant in Essex.  Senior Vice-president (central) of BCA Jamal Uddin Mokuddus presided over the meeting and Press and Publicity Secretary (central) Farhad Hossain Tipu conducted the meeting.  Senior caterer Siraj Ali was in charge of  overall management of the event. Departing BCA President Pasha Khandakar ...

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Isbah-Fajlul-Sohel panel wins the GSC South East region election

The election of the Greater Sylhet Development and Welfare Association South East region which includes Greater London, Kent, Portsmouth, Bedford, Middlesex and Essex, was held on 9th July in Atrium Hall in East London. Isbah-Fajlul-Sohel panel took part in the election with rose symbol and Harun-Shahid-Misbah panel took part with pen and ink.  Held in full democratic process, Isbah-Fajlul-Sohel won ...

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Sunamganj District Ganadabi Parishad UK organised Eid re-union

Sunamganj District Ganadabi Parishad UK recently organised an Eid re-union and commemoration meeting remembering those who died in the tragic incident in Grenfell Tower in a restaurant in East London. Chairperson M Solaman Ali Peer presided over the meeting and General Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed conducted it. Other guests who addressed the audience included Chief Advisor Alhaj Noor Boksh, Advisor ...

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Eid re-union in Camden

Denouncing recent terrorist and racists attacks, Shadow Brexit Minister Sir Keir Starmer told that there is no place for terrorism and racist attacks in the community.  Racist terrorists do not belong to any religion, we all need stand together against it. He told his in his Chief Guest’s speech in an Eid re-union meeting which was organised by community leader ...

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New champions to tackle hate crime

John Biggs, Mayor of Tower Hamlets, has welcomed the latest intake of champions being trained by the council to tackle hate crime in the borough.       The new team of 13 have just started the council’s specialist No Place for Hate programme. They add to 71 others who have already used the training to bring thousands of people together in community ...

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Countering violent extremism conference in Brussels

By Ansar Ahmed Ullah :: Expressing their satisfaction over the Bangladesh government’s effort to counter terrorism and defusing political Islam, they said radicalisation is a global issue and unfortunately Bangladesh’s feet has been gradually dragged into the terror network map. Speakers urged active role of diaspora communities and the civil society to counter extremism and terrorism in Europe as well as home ...

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