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Bangladesh crumble in the last session

Bangladesh suffered a batting collapse in the last session as South Africa fought back on the first day of the last Test. The South African bowlers strangled the Tigers as Bangladesh lost five wickets for just 66 runs after tea at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur on Thursday. Nasir Hossain (13) was unbeaten with Bangladesh on 246 for ...

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Scintilla lose ground in race for Championship

Emdad Rahman :: Scintilla Cricket Club lost further ground in the race for the Essex County Cricket League Premier Division as the current champions lost their senior team league game to Newham at Flanders Fields. Ashraful Islam top scored with 74 before being bowled out by Arjun Rana. Only Ali Baig reached double figures (12) for Scintilla as the team ...

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A mesmerizing event of Bengali folk music in East London

A spectacular event of Bengali heart-perforating folk music and colourful folk dance mesmerised the audience of East London on last Sunday (19 July 2015). The event happened at Rich Mix from 12 noon to 5pm. ‘the event was truly educational’ said British Ambassador to Peru and Ex-British Ambassador to Bangladesh Mr Anwar Choudhury who were among the audience along with ...

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West Bengal Chief Minister gets warm reception in London

Ansar Ahmed Ullah :: The Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee, who is on a five day visit, was given a business reception in London on Monday 27 July at the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office following a bilateral meeting. Work and Pensions Minister Priti Patel, British Prime Minister’s Indian Diaspora Champion met with the Chief Minister of West ...

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Government’s new tough rules for international students

Bangla Mirror Desk :: It’s a tough time for international students in the UK, and their plight has only been made worse by home secretary Theresa May’s recent announcement of changes to the immigration rules. In a recent confidential letter, May wrote that universities should “develop sustainable funding models that are not so dependent on international students”. And business secretary ...

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Rushanara Ali supports Labour’s amendment on Government’s Welfare Bill

Bangla Mirror Desk :: MP for Bethnal Green and Bow Rushanara Ali MP have supported strongly the Labour’s amendment on Government’s Welfare Bill. After Rushanara Ali voted for Labour’s amendment to the Government’s Welfare Bill, she said: “As well as cutting incentives to work, this Government’s Welfare Bill will mean more than 3 million struggling families will be worse off ...

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Abdal Ullah selected for GLA ballot

Abdal Ullah has been selected  at the Poplar & Limehouse CLP all members  meeting held on Tuesday 21st July. There was an exceptional high turnout on the night.  Abdal received over 51% of the total votes in the first round with 94 votes, beating Howard Dawber the Strategic Director of Canary Wharf Group who came second with 40 votes. Abdal ...

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East London Muslim Charity Run is taking place on 9th August

Bangla Mirror Desk :: After holding Run for Your Mosque campaign successfully for last three years, this year East London Mosque is organising Muslim Charity Run. This charity fundraising campaign will take place on 9th August at 10 o’clock morning at Victoria Park in East London. The registration for this charity run is going on now.  People who are interested ...

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