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BNP leader held over sabotage in Sylhet

Police arrested Kanaighat pourashava unit BNP general secretary Mizanur Rahman from Kanaighat Bazar in the district on Saturday afternoon on sabotage charges. Mizanur Rahman was accused in four cases with Kanaighat Police Station, said police. Md Humayun Kabir, officer-in-charge of Kanaighat Police Station, said police arrested him from Kanaighat Bazar area around 5pm. However, Mizanur told reporters that he was ...

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The raise of Bengali nation in the mainstream of United Kingdom

By Shahadate Hossain : United Kingdom is renowned for its multiculturalism. The early story of colonisation in British Isles was started by Celtic and Pict tribes. Then the Roman came in 250AD. After the Roman left, other tribe like Germanic tribe, jutes, angles and Saxons colonised modern day of southern England. The Vikings arrived and brought a distinctive influence to ...

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Remembering March 1971 and all that followed

By Julian Francis The month of March is here again and it brings back vivid memories to me which are linked automatically with many others. In March 1971, I was working on an Oxfam-UK supported Gandhian village development project in Bihar, India, where I had been for almost 3 years. Through the BBC and some sketchy Indian newspaper reports, I ...

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Hasina urges nation to remain united to take Bangladesh further ahead

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called upon the people to lead the country to a better future together. As Bangladesh celebrates 45 years of independence, Hasina has urged everyone to remain united to take the country further ahead and uphold the dignity it has earned so that no one in the world can neglect Bangladesh. “We’ll continue to build this ...

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Madan Mohon College celebrates Diamond Jubilee

  Ansar Ahmed Ullah : Former students of Madan Mohan College Sylhet residing in the UK celebrated the Diamond Jubilee of the College on 20th march 2016 at the Royal Regency, East London. Madan Mohan College is one of the oldest colleges of Bangladesh established in 1940 and is still a very popular and a respected educational institution.  Because of historical ...

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Dark night of 25 March observed

Ansar Ahmed Ullah : The UK Nirmul Committee remembered the Genocide of the dark night of 25th March with a light vigil on 25th March, 7pm-8pm at the Central Shahid Minar, Altab Ali Park, East London. At a short discussion chaired by Nirmul Committee’s former secretary Syeda Sultana Naznin Shakha and conducted by Nirmul Committee’s Asst Sec Jamal Khan pro ...

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SA MEDIA AND RELIGIOUS LEADERS UNITE FOR PEACE

  SABC, HWPL, and Turquoise Harmony Institute host a dialogue for “Our Common Humanity”   Johannesburg, South Africa ─ On the morning of March 23, SABC Religion TV in partnership with Heavenly Culture World Peace Restoration of Light (HWPL) and Turquoise Harmony Institute hosted a media forum at the Radisson Blu Hotel Sandton. Under the theme “Our Common Humanity”, the objective ...

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Judgment of Honourable Mr Justice McCloskey, President in LEAD TOEIC/ETS Case

Sharif Ahmed Majumder1 v. Secretary of State for the Home Department       (IA/31380/2014) Judgment Date: 23 March 2016   We act for the appellant, Mr Sharif Ahmed Majumder, in this appeal. Mr Majumder was represented by Counsel, Mr Michael Biggs of 12 Old Square instructed by Universal Solicitors at the hearing before the Presidential Panel. Background BBC Television ...

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Junior Citizens get lessons in safety

School children were taught about a range of subjects to help keep them and others safe at a Junior Citizen event supported by the council. The Junior Citizen event for Year 6 (10 to 11 year-old) pupils was held from 14-24 April and is designed to educate children about the dangers they might face as they prepare to move to secondary school. ...

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Muslims and non Muslims unite for community peace vigil : Respects paid for Istanbul and Brussels

Emdad Rahman : In light of the atrocities committed in Istanbul and Belgium, Citizens UK, Darul Ummah, St Georges in the East and St Mary’s Cable Street joined other community groups and individuals to hold a peace vigil. The short service, which included different faiths took place at Watney Market Square during lunchtime and included speeches from community representatives and ...

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