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Seminar on ‘Journalism in today’s world’ to be held in UK

Mirror Desk : A seminar on the current state of journalism will be held at the Queen Mary University of London on Wednesday afternoon. Syed Badrul Ahasan, editor-in-charge of The Asian Age, will attend the seminar – Journalism in today’s world – as the keynote speaker. It is scheduled to start from 5pm local time. Duncan Bartlett, former BBC journalist ...

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Persistent anti-social behaviour offender is imprisoned

A Hackney resident who carried out persistent anti-social behaviour has been put behind bars, thanks to the work of the council. Samantha Lawrence, 41, was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment at Central London County Court on 26 February. The council’s work collecting evidence about her helped secure a more substantial sentence than the 21 days she had received previously. The ...

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Major £3.3 million transformation for Bow

Traffic management in the town centre New outdoor spaces More cycle and public transport facilities Parts of Bow including the town centre on the historic Roman Road are set to be transformed, as part of a successful, £3.3 million funding bid announced today by the Mayor of London and Transport for London (TfL). The bid by Tower Hamlets council was part of a ...

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GBnews celebrates its 6 anniversary

Ansar Ahmed Ullah: The online GBnews24 team celebrated its 6th anniversary on 24th February at Micro Business Centre, east London. With the advent of modern technological advancement in journalism GBnews has made a lot of progress in the last six years. In addition to London, in world cities and in the cities of Bangladesh GBnews has now become the reader’s ...

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Martyrs Day observed in Eastbourne

Ansar Ahmed Ullah: An event to observe & celebrate Martyrs Day & International Mother Language Day took place on Sunday, 24 February 2019, at the Salvation Army Hall, Royal Sussex Crescent, in old town, Eastbourne. The event was hosted by Mozmil Husain, United Nations Association Eastbourne & Gary Muston, Salvation Army and conducted by Tahrin Begum. The programme celebrated International ...

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Bengali language martyrs remembered

  More than 1600 people gathered at Altab Ali Park in Whitechapel just before midnight on Wednesday 20 February, in commemoration of four martyrs who lost their lives during a campaign for Bangla to be recognised as one of the state languages of Bangladesh. Tower Hamlets Council in partnership with Kendrio Shaheed Minar Committee (KSMC) organised the special service in ...

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A budget to support the services local people value

  Tower Hamlets councillors last night approved the budget and council tax rates for the next financial year following extensive consultation with local residents businesses and community groups. The Mayor of Tower Hamlets, John Biggs spoke in the council chamber about the financial challenges that were being faced and how he wanted to deliver a budget to invest in the ...

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Local imams learn of need for organ donation in BAME community

  300 adults from a BAME background in east London are waiting for a kidney transplant Someone from a BAME background with wait twice as long as a white person for an organ donation Imams and local scholars came together on Tuesday 19 February at the East London Mosque to hear from experts about the great need for organ donation ...

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