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Latest ‘Ask the Mayor’ event at Isle of Dogs drew lively debate

  Last night, Tower Hamlets Mayor, John Biggs, attended St Luke’s Primary School on the Isle of Dogs to answer questions and hear concerns from residents as part of his regular ‘Ask the Mayor’ events. The session was chaired by Councillor Asma Begum, Deputy Mayor and Cabinet Member for Community Safety and Equalities, who welcomed attendees before Mayor John Biggs set ...

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First Guide to Archiving for Muslim organisations and 105-year-old Islamic Magazine launched

Emdad Rahman: Launch of first ever guide for archiving specifically aimed at Muslim institutes First conference to discuss archiving Muslim heritage Launch of one-off special edition of 105-year-old Islamic Magazine The Everyday Muslim Heritage and Archive Initiative (EMHAI) in partnership with The National Archives have launched the first ever guide to archiving for Muslim institutes at the country’s very first ...

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Dagenham 88 hold  runandtalk on World Mental Health Day

Emdad Rahman: On weds 10th Dagenham88 Runners held a #runandtalk event in honour of World Mental Health Day. A large group turned up for a brisk 2 mile walk and a friendly chat along the way. Headed by the club’s Mental Health Champions, Louise Chapelle, Lynne Northcott and Rosina Salmon, the athletes wanted to promote how running and physical activities ...

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London youngster Saqlain joins Bangladesh Premier League

Emdad Rahman: It’s a proud week for the Bangladeshi community in Britain as it is confirmed that British teenagers Saqlain Chowdhury and his friend Sadik have both been offered the opportunity to play in the Bangladesh Premier League. The two teenage prodigies have been signed up by crack outfit – Dhaka based Sheikh Jamal FC of Dhanmondi and have signed ...

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UK economy heading for worst year since crash, say economists

Forecasting body blames growing risks of no-deal Brexit as it downgrades estimate The British economy is heading for its worst year in almost a decade amid the growing risks from no-deal Brexit, according to a leading economic forecaster. After official figures revealed zero growth in GDP in August, the EY Item Club said the economy would struggle to recover in ...

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Jubeda Khatun Foundation Trust donates cash money to poor in Kamalganj

By Pintu Debnath  Kamalganj: Jubeda Khatun Foundation Trust donated cash money to poor people in Kamalganj for Sharodia Durga Utshob on Wednesday 10th of October.  The event took place at the Devipour Sharbojonin Devalya in Kamalganj Upozilla of Mowlvibazar.  Chariman of Jubeda Khatun Foundation Trust and President of Kamalganj Shomity Faruque Ahmed and his family friends Dr Protiva Chakrabarti, Saswati Basu, ...

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Traffic management: an outlook  

By Taslim Ahammad: Good traffic management is key to achieve the goal of a safe and efficient road network for any country. To ensure the safety of road users, traffic control and road work personnel in construction zones around the country, it is essential to maintain effective traffic management training, registration procedures, specification, monitoring and reengineering. Traffic management is a ...

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 Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan MP attends the 25th Assembly of the IMSO on 11 October 2018

Hon’ble Shipping Minister of the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh  Shajahan Khan, MP attended the session of the 25th assembly of the International Mobile Satellite Organization (IMSO) at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Headquarters in London. During the morning session on different important agenda like Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS), contract and reappointment of the Director General ...

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 Coral reefs – fishing – ALERT, knowledge must

Fatema Miah: Bangladesh Narikel Jinjira Ireland a coral treasure of country not even know to most Bangladeshis. Coral reefs have been exploited for decades. Coral mining was  common in many reef systems. The coral mining also largely been cause of the damage. Also another and main factor is destructive fishing system. Carelessly, blinded by greed and being idiotic greedy and ...

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Why does Idlib matter and what could happen in Syria

Rayhan Ahmed Topader: A ceasefire seldom gets a good press. If it succeeds in ending violence or defusing a crisis, the media swiftly becomes bored and loses interest. But if the fighting goes on, then those who have called the ceasefire are condemned as heartless hypocrites who either never intended to bring the killing to an end or are culpably ...

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