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RCT extends sympathetic reception to former LibDem councillor candidate Mohammed Ohid Uddin

  The Redbridge Community Trust (RCT) has extended a sympathetic reception to Alhaj Mohammed Ohid Uddin, LibDem’s first British Bangladeshi former councillor  candidate, at Churchfield Ward, Redbridge The reception was held at 7:30 pm on Sunday at Apple Real Estate in Leys wood Drive Newbury Park, Redbridge. Alhaj Mohammed Ohid Uddin was the guest of honor at the reception presided over by ...

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May Day Rally held by Bangladeshi Workers Council

Ansar Ahmed Ullah: Expressing solidarity with the militant working masses of the world and promising to build a world free of exploitation and inequality defined the observance of May Day in East London on 9th May. The meeting was held in East Ham’s Trinity Centre under the auspices of Bangladesh Workers Council (BWC) UK. Speakers at the rally expressed the ...

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Grand Union Orchestra celebrates 40 years with a month of celebratory events

Ansar Ahmed Ullah: Grand Union global musicians first hit the road in 1982, under the direction of composer and radical creative director Tony Haynes. They have created an unmatched ensemble style which combines jazz improvisation, lyrical theatre and original songs. They tour to audiences across the UK and internationally, blazing a trail as the first – and still the leading ...

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This years National Nowka Bais has extra significance to it as it celebrates 50th Anniversary of Bangladesh’s Independence and her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

  After what seems like a lifetime since we managed to enjoy summer festivities – 2022 is the year where we can all start to let our hair down just a bit. A year later than its original schedule – The 12th National Nowka Bais will return with its joyous and wonderful celebration of Bangladeshi culture and sport, bringing it ...

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WHO IS MORE POWERFUL – MINISTER OR HIS WIFE?

F R Chowdhury:   After reading the title of the article, most readers will know what it is all about. The wife of the Railway Minister was travelling in a particular train. She was in an A/C (air-conditioned) compartment. There were three others in that compartment. They were supposed to be her cousin and nephews. They had no tickets. The ...

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Lutfur’s remarkable comeback 

  By Rashed Belal:   Lutfur Rahman has been elected mayor of Tower Hamlets in London, Rahman, of Aspire, won 40,804 votes, with Biggs on 33,487. In a shock local elections upset on Friday, Mr Rahman defeated Labour incumbent John Biggs with a combined 40,804 votes on his Aspire party platform. As the result was announced late on Friday afternoon, ...

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EID CELEBRATIONS & OUR SEAFARERS

F R Chowdhury:   Hadisur Rahman, Third Engineer on board “Banglar Samridhi” was an innocent victim of an unnecessary war between Russia and Ukraine. He died when working on a ship owned by the Bangladesh Shipping Corporation (state owned enterprise). Neither the ship nor any of the crew members had anything to do with the growing tension between Russia and ...

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ISRAEL’S WARS ON GAZA AND THE RISE OF DAHIYA DOCTRINE: A CASE FOR JUSTICE 

  Author: Mashuk Ahmed Khan L.L.M.; M.Phil; M.A.; PG Dip.(LP); PG Dip.(HRM); MCIPD  A legal academic; and Member of the University of Oxford Philosophical Society; and The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development ____________________________________________________________________________________ The Al-Aqsa Mosque compound – al-Haram-al-Sharif (Arabic) meaning, the noble sanctuary, or widely known as the Temple Mount – Har haBayit (Hebrew) meaning, Mount of the ...

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Make the winners Ashburn Holder, Martin Rosner, and Mohammed Uddin in Churchfield Ward with Your Valuable Vote: LibDem Focus Team

Who is needed as a consultant for the proper development of the Churchfield area? LibDem councillors are needed here and we will stand by the local residents and fight. If local residents complain about poor service we will listen to their complaints. If the council does not agree with us, we will not remain silent. The behavior of the Labour ...

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High Commissioner for Bangladesh to the UK Saida Muna Tasneem expressed her deep shock and sorrow at the death of former Finance Minister Mr Abul Maal Abdul Muhith in a condolence message.

“I am profoundly shocked and deeply saddened by the passing away of Bangladesh’s longest serving Finance Minister Mr Abul Maal Abdul Muhith. Inna LiLLAHI Wa Inna Ilaihee Raajiu’n. Mr AMA Muhith, a veteran civil servant was amongst the first diplomats in the then Pakistan Embassy in Washington DC to pledge his allegiance to independent Bangladesh upon declaration of independence by ...

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