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2nd British-Bangladeshi dies from coronavirus in UK

Another British national of Bangladeshi origin succumbed to coronavirus infection on Friday morning at a hospital in London of UK, the 12th death from the disease in the country. The deceased, aged 36, breathed his last at Royal London Hospital in the British capital He went to UK from Sylhet few years back and was staying in Tower Hamlets. Earlier ...

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SEND Crisis: Tower Hamlets issues £12m invoice to Prime Minister

  Tower Hamlets parents, pupils, schools, the National Education Union and Tower Hamlets Council came together on Friday (28th February 2020) to issue a £12m invoice to the Prime Minister to cover the cost of the SEND crisis. The invoice, which has been signed by hundreds of parents and school staff across Tower Hamlets, was handed in to 10 Downing Street after campaigners ...

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Council set to plant more than 5,000 trees in two years

  The council is on track to plant more than 2,200 trees this year, taking the total number of trees delivered in the past two years to more than 5,000. A total of 2,217 trees are scheduled to be planted across the borough by the end of the current planting season which runs from October to April. They include 690 ...

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Residents get Sugar Smart during February half-term

  Tower Hamlets Council joined up with partners to deliver the borough’s first Sugar Smart Day during February half-term in Idea Store Whitechapel. The event saw the Mayor of Tower Hamlets and Councillor Amina Ali join partners including Diabetes UK and Queen Mary University of London’s (Queen Mary) dental team to talk to residents about the health effects of eating ...

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UK MP Rupa Huq crosses limit as criticising Bangladesh

Dr Rupa Huq, a Bangladeshi origin lawmaker of British Parliament termed Awami League-led current Bangladesh a “rouge state” while she was sharply criticising its present human rights situation. Labour party member Rupa Huq among four Bangladeshi origins British MP was elected from the Ealing Central and Acton constituency of London. The British MP came up with such audacious observation on ...

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London mission organises largest-ever ‘Mujib Shotoborsho Children’s Art Fest’

Bangladesh High Commission in London on Sunday organised a “Mujib Shotoborsho Children’s Art Competition” to celebrate the historic birth centenary of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. It was an extraordinary, colourful and the largest-ever art fest of Bangladeshi-British children of 5 years to 18 years old. “We have paid our highest tribute to the Father of ...

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London mission confers Mujib Year special honor on Abdul Gaffar

Bangladesh High Commission in London has conferred a special ‘Mujib Year’ honor on the writer of Amar Ekushey song, Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury, on the occasion of the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. Bangladesh High Commissioner in London Saida Muna Tasneem handed over a crest to Gaffar Chowdhury at a programme at the mission office ...

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Ramsgate City Mayor of UK coming to village home in Manikganj

Different social and cultural organisations have taken preparation to welcome Ramsgate City Mayor of UK Raushan Ara Begum as she is coming to visit her own village of Manikganj in Bangladesh. The Ramsgate City Mayor will reach Bangladesh on Wednesday noon. She will go to her village home at Irta village of Talebpur union of Singair upazila of Manikganj by ...

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Hindu Aid to carry out charitable work

  Ansar Ahmed Ullah A meeting of ” Hindu Aid UK” took place on 15 February at Barking, Essex. The meeting was chaired by Mihir Sarkar and addressed by Mr Sataybroto Das Swapan, Mr Swapan Mazumdar, Mr Prodip Saha, Mr. Adhir Das, Mr. Anupam Saha, Mr, Ajit Saha, Mr Bijon Bhattacharjee, Dr Sukanta Maitro, and Sujit Sen. ” Hindu Aid” ...

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