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Scintilla make it two out of two in the National Cricket League

Emdad Rahman: Ten man Scintilla registered a second consecutive National Cricket League win against Kothi CC at the Douglas Eyre playing fields, Walthamstow. Sajal Rahman won the toss and Scintilla batted first to reach 208/10 from 39.2 overs with Zisan Abedin not out on 63. He was supported by Ashraful Islam (32) and Toufik Billah (22) With the afternoon heat ...

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Niall Quinn: “We want the opportunity to nurture players and help them avoid potential pitfalls” Former Sunderland player speaks at launch of Fleet Street Sport and Media Group

Emdad Rahman :   The Earl of Shrewsbury DL and The Lord Ouseley hosted a lunch reception in the Cholmondeley Rom and Terrace, House of Lords to celebrate the launch of the Fleet Street Sport and Media Group, an iconic group for an exciting new concept in sports media and consultancy. After an introduction from the Earl, Lord Ouseley said: ...

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Scintilla take the points in clash of the seconds thriller

Emdad Rahman : As British summer time heralded its arrival, the Essex County Cricket Leagues second tier saw Bow Green & Cosmo locks horn with Scintilla CC on a day of scorching sunshine. With both teams scoring close to 250 runs it was Scintilla CC who left the field of play with beaming  smiles as the sun set on a ...

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Which way in the In Out Referendum?

By  Piya Mayenin : The In out referendum is looming on our minds ,as we think which way to go, here are some things we can consider. 1. Immigration 2. Economic prosperity  3. Sovereignty 4. Security In a largely capitalist world , one needs to look after his own interest and that is why, after all there is the the ...

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Iain Duncan Smith: EU favours ‘haves over the have-nots’

The European Union is a “force for social injustice” which backs “the haves rather than the have-nots”, Iain Duncan Smith has said. The ex-work and pensions secretary said “uncontrolled migration” drove down wages and increased the cost of living. He appealed to people “who may have done OK from the EU” to “think about the people that haven’t”. But Labour’s ...

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Nadiya Hussain at opening of Asia House Literature Festival

Ansar Ahmed Ullah : The Bake off champion 2015 Nadiya Hussain, who recently made the Queen’s 90th birthday cake, was at the opening of the Asia House Bagri Foundation Literature Festival, London. She was in conversation with journalist and author Yasmin Alibhai-Brown on 4 May at the opening of Asia House Bagri Foundation Literature Festival, Cavendish Conference Centre. Bake off ...

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Sadiq Khan confirms £1.50 one-hour ‘hopper’ London bus ticket

Sadiq Khan will bring in a one-hour “Hopper” bus ticket which will allow passengers two journeys within a 60-minute window from September. The first policy of his mayoralty should make it cheaper and more convenient for Londoners to travel around the capital, with those on lower incomes benefiting most. The Labour Mayor said the ticket, which would cost a single ...

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Nizami shifted to Dhaka jail

 Bangla MirrorDesk 9 May, 2016 Condemned war criminal Jamaat-e-Islami ameer Matiur Rahman Nizami was shifted to Dhaka Central Jail from Kashimpur Central Jail in Gazipur on Sunday night, UNB reports.   Law enforcers along with Nizami started for the capital from Kashimpur Central Jail part-2 around 10:30pm, said Jailer of the Dhaka Central Jail Nesar Alam.   They reached the ...

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Two held with Yaba in Sylhet

RAB arrested Two man along with 252 pieces of contraband Yaba tablets at Sylhet Railway Station on Sunday night . “We arrested a drug peddlerHussain (20).Bilal (20) and sized 252 pieces of Yaba tablets at Sylhet Railway Station around 10am thisnight,” RAB sources said. A case was filed to this end.

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Sylhet Districts celebrate Red Crescent Day-2016

World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day-2016 was celebrated in the Sylhet district the globe on Sunday with a call to increase the services for the distressed and affected people during disasters. This year’s theme of the day was ‘Everywhere for Everyone’. Marking the day, Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS), Sylhet unit chalked out the elaborate programmes. In the morning, ...

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