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Labour Party is proud of Rushanara Ali says Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls

Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls have urged to the people of Bethnal Green anf Bow to re-elect Rushanara Ali MP in the upcoming election.  He said the that Rushanara Ali is not just a pride of Tower Hamlets or the Bengali Community , the whole Labour Party is proud of her.  We are proud of her as she is the first ...

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Time to Talk about mental health

Tower Hamlets Council will be encouraging everyone to take ‘Time to Talk’ on 5 February to get more people talking about mental health than ever before. The campaign, led by national charity Time to Change, aims to show that “It’s the little things which make a big difference” and could be as simple as having a cup of tea and a chat with ...

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Mayor praises the proportion of students who go to university

The future is bright for students from Tower Hamlets after Government figures showed an impressive proportion of the borough’s sixth-form leavers go on to university.The Department for Education released figures on Tuesday (January 27) showing the destination of Key Stage 5 students from across the country for the 2012/13 academic year.Tower Hamlets performed strongly. Its percentage of 65 per cent ...

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Kidnapped BNP leader Mujib returns to the UK

Bangladesh Nationalist Party BNP UK branch Advisor and UK Jubo Dal’s founder and former President Mujibur Rahman Mujib returned to the UK after being kidnapped for a long period.When Mujib returned to the UK, UK BNP, Jubo Dol, Shechchashebok Dol, JASAS and Lawyer’s forum leaders welcomed him with flowers at Heathrow Airport.  At that point, emotional Mujib expressed his deepest ...

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Jagannagthpur British Bangla Education Trust election held

The biennial general meeting and election of Jagannathpur British Bangladesh Education Trust was held on 26 January in a restaurant in Brick Lane. A huge number of members took part in the general meeting and election.Akik F Rahman presided over the meeting and Sheikh Estab Uddin Ahmed conducted it.  MP for Bethnal Green and Bow Rushanara Ali MP was present ...

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Bethnal Green play area receives a £22k boost

Eleanor Image from the Play Association Tower Hamlets (PATH) has secured a £22,325 London Marathon Charitable Trust grant for the refurbishment of East London landlord, Tower Hamlets Community Housing’s (THCH) communal play area at Ada House, Bethnal Green. Eleanor met with THCH’s Bethnal Green residents at one of their regular board meetings where it was agreed to support a bid for ...

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Sylhet Transport workers face untold miseries in blockades

Around 20,000 transport workers in Sylhet district are passing days in acute misery as they have become unemployed owing to prolonged blockade and shutdown enforced by BNP led 20 party alliance. A good number of transport workers including conductors, drivers and helpers of buses, trucks and pick up vans are in severe difficulty with their family members. Many of them are ...

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Sylhet tourism industry facing unbearable loss due political unrest

Sylhet city known as city of tourism is now tourist-less in this pick season due to countrywide unbarred blockage, strikes. The region’s tourism sector is facing acute losses in its business as tourists are not coming in Sylhet area due to the ongoing political unrests. Hotel-Motels are almost vacant and counting unbearable loss and this situation remained since the beginning ...

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18 held in Sunamganj

 Police have detained 18 people including five BNP activists for carrying out violence in Sunamganj during the ongoing blockade enforced by the BNP-led 20-party alliance.Police Super Md Harun-or-Rashid said they were held in drives from Monday night till Tuesday morning.He said police would continue the drive in order to control the law and order situation.The BNP-led 20-party alliance has been ...

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Ambulances in Sylhet turn passenger carriers

Ambulances meant for carrying serious patients to hospitals are now often used to carry passengers of Sylhet district.The situation has arisen as road communication has turned risky due to sporadic attacks with petrol bombs and stones on vehicles plying the roads and highways, apparently to enforce the non-stop blockade called by BNP-led 20-party alliance from January 6.Solvent and even some ...

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