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Memorandum to the Foreign Minister to stop the harassment of expatriates

Matiar Chowdhury:   The expatriates scattered in different countries have sought the direct intervention of the Foreign Minister to stop the harassment of the expatriates and ensure the safety of the lives and property of the expatriates in the country. On Monday morning, 26 June, the expatriate leaders Ansar Ahmed Ullah, Chair of Amra Sylhetbashi & vice-chair of the organisation ...

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Greater Deulgram Welfare Trust organised a reception in honour of newly elected Councillors.

  LONDON, June 21, 2022 – Speaker of Tower Hamlets Council Cllr. Shafi Ahmed Munna along with Councillors Kabir Hossain, Belal Uddin and Deputy Mayor of Tower Hamlets Mayem Talukder were welcomed at a reception meeting of Greater Deulgram Welfare Trust.  The reception was held at the Corriender Restaurant in OakWood, North London. Responding to the reception, Tower Hamlet’s Speaker Shafi Ahmed Munna ...

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SOLshare and Shakti Foundation Interconnects a Solar Peer-to-Peer microgrid to the National Grid Breaking yet another glass ceiling in energy innovation

  SOLshare, the initiator of the world’s first peer-to-peer energy exchange network for rural communities, in collaboration with Shakti Foundation, is set to break another glass ceiling in energy innovation. Funded by the UK Government, SOLshare and Shakti Foundation will be interconnecting one of their P2P solar microgrids – a network of interconnected solar home systems, in a rural village ...

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Labour counts ‘red wall’ gains but admits there is more work to do

    Keir Starmer shakes hands with Abdul Harid as he congratulates winning Labour candidates on the newly formed Cumberland council. Photograph: Anthony Labour activists still shudder at the thought of recent campaigns in many “red wall” areas. In Hartlepool, one recalled seeing canvassers shaking with fear before going out to knock doors. This year, several party figures said, Labour got a hearing ...

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Medialink Managing director Mujib Islam’s mother Mayarun Nessa dies

  Mrs Mayarun Nessa, a former teaching assistant at Harry Gosling Primary School, Whitechapel, London suddenly passed away on Wednesday, 8th June 2022. Inna lillahi wa Inna ilaihir rajuin. Mrs Nessa was the mother of one of the UK Bangladeshi community’s most successful and prominent business entrepreneurs, Mr Mujib Islam. Mr Islam is the Managing Director of Medialink, a marketing, ...

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Brick Lane 1978: A new photographic exhibition at Four Corners

Ansar Ahmed Ullah:   A new exhibition titled ‘Brick Lane 1978: The Turning Point’ has brought together seventy of photographer Paul Trevor’s images for the first time, alongside first-hand accounts of activists. The exhibition is the culmination of a heritage project led by Four Corners and Swadhinata Trust with a group of volunteers who have interviewed many people from that ...

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OBITUARY- HAJI MOHAMMAD GULAM MUSTAFA (1940-2022)

It is with great sadness that we report the death of Haji Mohammad Gulam Mustafa from Bromley-By-Bow in East London who passed away peacefully at home at the age of 81 on the afternoon of Tuesday 31 May 2022.  Inna Lillahi wa Inna Ilayhi Raji’un! Haji Mohammad Gulam Mustafa was born in the village of Haboshpur in Osmani Nogor in ...

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Brick Lane 1978 exhibition

Ansar Ahmed Ullah:   A new exhibition titled Brick Lane 1978: The Turning Point will be open to the public to view from 10 June. The show explores the period and brings together seventy of photographer Paul Trevor’s images for the first time, alongside first-hand accounts of contemporary activists. It pays tribute to a generation of Bengali activists whose actions helped ...

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Robin of Sylhet plays in Lord’s Test in England jersey

Muhammad Shahed Rahman:   Robin Das of Sunamganj, a British Bengali, is playing in the Lord’s Test match in England’s jersey. The first Test between England and New Zealand is underway at Lord’s. Robin Das, who is of Bangladeshi descent, was seen fielding as a substitute in England’s jersey in this match which started on Thursday, 3 June 2022. He ...

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Soon Surma and Kushiyara rivers will be dug: Habibur Rahman Habib MP

 Sylhet 3 MP Habibur Rahman Habib was given a reception at Apple Real Estate in Lace Wood Drive, New Barry Park, London  after Friday prayers. The reception was presided over by Afsar Hossain Enam and conducted by Fanu Mia. Among others, prominent London media personality Misbah Jamal, former leader of Tower Hamlets and former councilor Rajan Uddin Jalal, Alin Chowdhury, ...

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