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84.77 percent passed in Sylhet Education Board

The result of Secondary School Certificate (SSC) of Sylhet Education Board was published by Mr. Md Shamsul Islam, Controller of Examinations of the Board at 11-30 on Wednesday. Out of total 84.448 Examinees including female 46.776 ones appeared at the SSC Examination, 2016 under Sylhet Education Board where 71,586 came out successful, of which 2266 secured GPA 5 (male 1225 ...

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Locals unite for Iftar 1000 food campaign for Syria

Emdad Rahman : In a sign of community unity local people of different faiths, beliefs, gender and ethnicities have come together to deliver an innovative support campaign for impoverished Syrian citizens. The Iftar1000 volunteer team have been working flat out with charities Aid Convoy, Isra UK and Crescent Relief to pack 10,000 food parcels for the needy as well as ...

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Communities come together in Tower Hamlets to commemorate the official recognition of Altab Ali Day

A ceremonial event was held on Wednesday (4 May) to mark the official and permanent recognition of Altab Ali Day by Tower Hamlets Council. The event, which included a wreath laying, poetry readings, and speeches from invited dignitaries, took place in the park in Whitechapel which now bears Altab Ali’s name. In 1978 Altab Ali’s senseless and racially motivated murder helped mobilise ...

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Shahid Janani’s birthday celebrated

By Ansar Ahmed Ullah : The UK Nirmul Committee celebrated Shahid Janani Jahanara Imam’s 87th birth anniversary on Tuesday 3 May 2016, 5.30pm at the Montefiore Centre, East london. A brief discussion meeting was chaired by Acting Chair Syed Enam & conducted by Asst Secretary Jamal Khan where speakers highlighted the life & works of Jahanara Imam. Speakers at the ...

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Red Dot Jewels hosts Flagship Store Launch

UK – Premium jewellery brand, Red Dot Jewels, unveiled its Flagship Store in North West London’s Pinner Village onThursday 5th May. The chic backdrop welcomed a guest list of fashion influencers and VIP’s, who enjoyed an evening of hospitality courtesy of formerMasterChef finalist, Daksha Mistry, while browsing the elegant new store and latest collections. The studio interior has been designed by award-winning architect, interior and furniture designer, Bart ...

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New festival to bring together communities in east London

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is to jointly host a two-week festival which will celebrate and bring together communities in the East End through a series of events. The inaugural Festival of Communities, which gets under way on Saturday May 21 with a family fun day in Stepney Green Park from 12pm to 5pm, will be run in close collaboration between QMUL, ...

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Tower Hamlets in top five for primary school admissions success

Ninety-six per cent of Tower Hamlets children starting reception in September have gained a place at one of their top three preference schools, which is well above the London average. The figure, obtained through the Pan London Admissions Scheme, puts Tower Hamlets in the top five London boroughs for primary admissions success. The borough also comes ahead of four out ...

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West Ham sink Manchester United in Upton Park farewell thriller

West Ham bade farewell to the Boleyn Ground after 112 years with a pulsating 3-2 victory over Manchester United to leave the visitors’ top-four hopes in tatters on Tuesday. On an emotionally-charged night in east London, it looked as though Anthony Martial’s double had ruined the Hammers’ party but late headed goals from Michail Antonio and Winston Reid secured the ...

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War criminal Nizami hanged

Bangla Mirror Desk : 11 May, 2016 Country’s top war criminal Motiur Rahman Nizami was finally hanged in the wee hours of Wednesday for the horrendous crimes he had committed against humanity during the Liberation War in 1971 to thwart Bangladesh’s independence. After long six years of trial, the 73-year-old Ameer of Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami was hanged in Dhaka Central Jail ...

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