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Abdul Gaffar Choudhury Obituary

Jasmin Chowdhury:   One of the most eminent Bengali writer, journalist, columnist, political analyst, poet and lyricist will remain in the hearts of every pro-liberation Bengalis forever through the lyrics of ‘Amar bhaiyer rokte rangano.’ Abdul Gaffar Choudhury, who died aged 87, was a veteran journalist who had received several prestigious awards, including the Bangla Academy Literary Award in 1967, ...

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The Redbridge Community Trust Eid-ul-Azha reunion held.

Redbridge Community Trust (RCT) organized a reunion and greetings gathering at  Oaks Lane , Redbridge on the occasion of the holy Eid al-Adha on the 9th of July.  The RCT President Alhaj Mohammed Ohid Uddin, General Secretary Fanu Mia and Treasurer Anwar Uddin invited their members to attend the function. After the holy Eid-ul-Azha prayers at Newbury Park Mosque, RCT ...

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Boeing boss warns over risk to 737 Max 10 future

The boss of Boeing has warned that there is a “risk” the plane maker may be forced to axe its 737 Max 10 jet over potential regulatory issues. The company faces a deadline at the end of this year to secure approval for the passenger jet from US authorities. Chief executive Dave Calhoun said the push to get the greenlight ...

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Islamic Relief UK warns that cost of living crisis is escalating as families turning to food banks doubles in two months and calls for help skyrocket  

  Charity is deeply concerned by rising levels of poverty as it plans to distribute food and essential items as part of the Islamic holiday of Eid-al-Adha (1), when Muslims give Qurbani (2) meat to those in need.  Islamic Relief UK’s partners across England and Scotland are reporting a further wave of unprecedented calls for help from families struggling with ...

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Bangladesh’s success story can be an eye-opener for the rest of the world.

  – Dr. Atiur Rahman: Eminent economist and former governor of Bangladesh Bank- Professor Dr. Atiur Rahman believes that Bangladesh’s quantum jump from a war-ravaged country to a role model of inclusive and sustainable development can be an eye-opener for the rest of the world. He said so yesterday (07 July 2022) while presenting the keynote paper at the seminar ...

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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s zero-tolerance policy on discrimination or violence against religious minorities highlighted at London Religious Freedom Conference

State Minister for Religious Affairs, Mohammed Faridul Haque Khan, MP, highlighted Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s zero-tolerance policy on discrimination or violence against religious minorities as he was delivering the country statement at the ‘2022 International Ministerial Conference on Freedom of Religion or Belief’, hosted by the UK government in London from 5-6 July. “In 1971, Father of the Nation Bangabandhu ...

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City Corporation donates to Bangladesh flood relief efforts

The City of London Corporation has made a £25,000 donation to a fund providing relief to victims of floods in Bangladesh. The Square Mile’s governing body has donated the money from its International Disasters Fund to the charity Save The Children’s response to the humanitarian crisis in the south Asian country. Heavy monsoon rains and floodwater from upstream in India ...

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Luton Lions raised £ 22,898 for Bangladesh flood victims

Bangla Mirror Desk:   A group of young men led by Dr Monjour Ahmed with Shahed, Kamal, Mostaque, Shamim, Khudael, Sujel Miah, Mugsy, Naheem, Rana, Mitu, Jimmy, Gias, Aziz, Rizwan, Nabeel, Aminur, Sujel, Abdal and Muhibur teamed up with Luton Lions community and embarked on an epic trek in aid of the people of Bangladesh whose livelihoods were decimated in ...

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COUNTING AND CRACKING

8-14 August, The Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh as part of the Edinburgh International Festival 19 Aug- 27 Aug, The Birmingham Rep Discover the story of one family’s journey through love, heartbreak, civil war and migration to Australia in this epic multigenerational tale. A profoundly moving story of love and political strife, of home and exile, of parents and children. Counting and Cracking follows the ...

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Luton Lions epic 37 miles trek for Bangladesh!!!

Ansar Ahmed Ullah:   A group of young men have teamed up with Luton Lions Community to embark on an EPIC TREK in aid of the people of Bangladesh. Recent flash floods have left 75% of the Sylhet Division of Bangladesh under water. Families and livelihoods have been decimated in a matter of days. The devastation is of epic proportions…so ...

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