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Dabir Ahmed’s ‘Memoirs of Liberation War in Exile’ published in UK

  By Muhammed Shahed Rahman:   Re-Union Memory 1971 organised a book launch of ‘Memoirs of the Liberation War in Britain’ written by Dabir Ahmed, one of the organisers of the Liberation War in Birmingham. The book event took place on 22 September in a Birmingham hall, chaired by community activist Bashir Miah Qadir and co-hosted by Akmal Khan and ...

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Family of teacher Sabina Nessa killed in London park say they are ‘broken’

The Metropolitan Police named Sabina Nessa, 28, from Kidbrooke, after her body was found near a community centre The father of a teacher killed in a park was on Tuesday described as a “broken man” as detectives investigated whether she was attacked by a stranger. Sabina Nessa, 28, was found dead just after 5.30pm on Saturday afternoon in Cator Park, ...

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British Bangladeshi Mansoor Ahmad Honoured with Palace of Westminster Official Presentation

  Commonwealth Journalists Association (UK) Member British Bangladeshi Mansoor Ahmad has been honoured with the Palace of Westminster Official Presentation 2021 organised by British Citizen Awards (BCA). Mansoor Ahmad is the first British Bangladeshi to be honoured with the British Citizen Awards (BCA) Roll of Honour 2021, receiving the BCAv – Medal of Honour for his extraordinary endeavours and incredible ...

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Love Tower Hamlets Group calls for community memorial

  Muhammed Shahed Rahman:   The ‘Love Tower Hamlets’ campaign group has asked to establish a memorial to the community leaders who have unselfishly worked for the welfare of the migrant community in Tower Hamlets. On 18 September, Cllr Sabina Akhtar, Cultural Lead Member of Tower Hamlets Council, was given a proposal to acknowledge those who have contributed to community ...

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Inauguration ceremony of UK Bangla Reporters Unity held in London

Bangla Mirror Desk: The inaugural ceremony of the new executive committee of the UK Bangla Reporters Unity, which started with the aim of uniting reporters working in Britain and working for the welfare of British Bengalis, was completed on 12 September. In a restaurant hall in East London, the annual general meeting and inauguration ceremony was held under the chairmanship ...

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Acting British High Commissioner congratulates 22 Chevening Awardees from Bangladesh

  UK government’s prestigious Chevening Scholarships applications for next cohort open until 2 November 2021, at 12:00 (GMT) The Acting British High Commissioner to Bangladesh Javed Patel has congratulated this year’s cohort of Chevening Awardees from Bangladesh. 22 Bangladeshi Chevening Awardees will soon be leaving for the UK to start one-year Masters degrees at some of the UK’s most prestigious ...

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Momen proposes hosting joint event at COP26

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has proposed to host a CVF-COP26 joint event on the sideline of upcoming COP26 to strengthen climate cooperation between the President of COP-26 and the most climate-vulnerable countries including Bangladesh. Dr Momen made the proposal while holding a bilateral talk with COP26 President-Designate Alok Sharma at 9 Downing Street in London on Thursday, according ...

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Cllr Parvez Ahmed awarded Freedom of the City of London

  Ansar Ahmed Ullah :   Well known activist & businessman Cllr Parvez Ahmed, former Mayor of the London Borough Brent, was awarded the Freedom of the City of London honour on 31st August 2021. Cllr Parvez Ahmed was awarded as a recognition of his services to the local and the wider community. The event took place at the London ...

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Mayor John Biggs announces changes to Cabinet and to Liveable Streets policy

  Mayor John Biggs today announced a number of changes to his Cabinet and a change of policy on the ‘Liveable Streets’ programme as the council sharpens its focus on Covid recovery and delivering excellent services for residents. The move is a small shake-up of political responsibilities together with a reflection on progress so far and the needs of the ...

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Golapganj Upozilla Social Trust UK elects Mohammed Abdul Basit as Chairman, Anwar Shahjahan as General Secretary and Bodrul Alam Babul as Treasurer

  Golapganj Upozilla Social Trust UK organised its first Board of Committee meeting on 23rd August and formed its new Executive Committee  for 2021 -2022. Chairman of the Trust Mohammed Abdul Basit presided over the meeting and General Secretary Anwar Shahjahan conducted it. Treasurer  Bodrul Alam Babul recited from the Quran in the beginning. In the new committee Mohammed Abdul Basit ...

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