Over a century ago, Barbados welcomed its first known Muslim, Bashart Ali Dewan, a silk merchant from West Bengal, in 1910. His arrival marked the beginning of a community, with more Bengalis joining him and establishing homes in various parts of Bridgetown, such as Wellington Street, Milk Market, and Tudor Street (upstairs Bata Shoe Shop). Following the Bengalis were the ...Read More »
London authorities have announced a reward of £20,000 for information that will lead to the arrest of Abdul Shakoor Izedi, a suspect in a horrifying acid attack on a mother and her daughters in the Clapham area of South London. Izedi, an Afghan refugee who entered Britain illegally in 2016, is considered dangerous and should not be approached. The incident ...Read More »
Demand for school places in London is set to plummet as birth rates decrease, new data shows. The capital is expecting a total drop in demand of about 7,900 places for the first years of primary and secondary over the next four years. For primary this equates to a drop of some 128 classes and 134 for secondary. ...Read More »
Jamal Khan has been given a civic reception after being awarded the title of Freedom of the City of London.
Bangla Mirror Desk: Community activist Jamal Khan has been given a civic reception after being awarded the title of Freedom of the City of London. Dewan Mahmudul Haque, representative of Bangladesh High Commission in the UK, was the chief guest at this civic reception organized by Pravasi Balaganj – Osmaninagar Upazila Youth Association UK at the local London Enterprise ...Read More »
By Matiar Chowdhury : Zakir Hossain, a senior journalist of Bangla media in Britain, received the Best Reporter Award of & quot;London Bangla Press Club " for his special contribution in journalism. He was awarded this honor by the London Bangla Press Club, the oldest organization of British Bangladeshi journalists in London. Last January 28, 2024, at the Impression Event ...Read More »
The bi-annual elections of the London-Bangla Press Club, the largest organization of Bengali-speaking media workers in the uk, were held on Sunday with great enthusiasm. In the election, Muhammad Jubair was elected as President, Taysir Mahmud as Secretary and Saleh Ahmad as Treasurer. In this election held at the Impression Banqueting Hall in East London, Jubair-Taysir-Murad won a total of ...Read More »
On Monday 22nd January 2024 the Bangladesh Sports Network UK was launched in Tower Hamlets. This new organisation announced three new events for 2024.
Bangla Mirror Desk: The Bangladesh Upazilla Cricket Championship, which will take place in May 2024 at Seven Kings Park, Ilford, Essex. Md Sayfur Rahman is the coordinator of the cricket event and confirmed 16 Upazilla’s will take part in the event from across Bangladesh including, Osmani Nagar, Jagannathpur, Moulvibazar Sadar, Chattragram Sadar, Khulna Sadar, Nobiganj, Chattak, Golapgonj and more. The ...Read More »
Bangla Mirror Desk: UK’s oldest title ‘Freedom of the City of London’ has been awarded to Jamal Khan, a British social worker of Bangladeshi origin. The award was presented to Jamal Khan at London’s traditional Guild Hall on Monday, January 22. At that time, his family members and many famous people of British Bangladeshi community were present. The ...Read More »
Muhammed Shahed Rahman: At the unveiling ceremony of the monthly “Alo” magazine in London, the Speaker Cllr Jahed Choudhury said – Bangladeshis have opened a new horizon for the globalization of the Bengali language. Bengali language newspapers are playing a unique role. On Tuesday (January 23) evening at a center in East London, the launch of creative monthly magazine “Alo” ...Read More »
The mayor of London’s office has taken charge of the decision on whether to approve the All England Lawn Tennis Club’s controversial plans to build on a Grade II*-listed park to expand the Wimbledon grand slam championships. “This is a major planning application, of London-wide significance,” a spokesperson for city hall said on Monday. “Therefore, the deputy mayor has issued ...Read More »