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Sarwar Hossain of Bangla TV honoured by Tower Hamlets Council

Prominent human journalist and News Editor of Bangla TV Sarwar Hossain received Tower Hamlets Speaker Award.  Speaker of the council Khalis Uddin handed over the certificate and crest to Sarwar Hossain  on 15th May in council hall. The speaker praised highly of the contribution of Sarwar Hossain and emphasised that journalism is playing a very important role in lessening the ...

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Rushanara Ali meets Brick Lane Mosque committee members

Former MP for Bethnal Green and Bow Rushanara Ali MP met Brick Lane Mosque committee members and leaders local businessmen in a view exchanging meeting on Friday 12th of May in the Mosque Seminar Hall after Jumma Prayer.  A large number of community activists took part in the meeting. President of the Mosque Committee Alhaj Sajjad Miah presided over the ...

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Maliha listed as rising star of architecture

Ansar Ahmed Ullah :: Mix interiors, the leading magazine for the UK commercial interiors market in its annual look at the rising stars of the architectural and design community compiled a list of thirty individuals http://www.mixinteriors.com/30-under-30-who-rock/ who are making outstanding contribution in architectural and interior designs. Of the thirty, one individual is Maliha Haque of Bengali origin from South London. She is listed as Maliha ...

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Tower Hamlets acknowledges Nirmul Committee’s campaign against extremism

Tower Hamlets Speaker honoured the UK Nirmul Committee at a ceremony on 15 May 2017 at the Speaker’s parlour, Town Hall. Councillor Khales Uddin Ahmed, Speaker of Council, who presided the service said, ‘We have honoured an organisation who have tirelessly campaigned against extremism and promoted community cohesion amongst various faith & ethnic groups for the last twenty five years’. ...

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Bisshobangla editor Shah Belal honoured for journalism

Shah M Rahman Belal was honoured by Tower Hamlets Speaker for his contribution to online journalism at a ceremony on 15 May 2017 at the Speaker’s parlour, Town Hall. Councillor Khales Uddin Ahmed, Speaker of Council, who presided the service said, ‘We have honoured an individual who have tirelessly worked to highlight community news’.   Speaker Khales Uddin Ahmed presented ...

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Selim Chowdhury received Tower Hamlets Council award

Prominent community activist, former police officer and first British Bangladeshi Councillor from Harrow council Selim Chowdhury received the Tower Hamlets Honours award. Speaker of Tower Hamlets Council, Cllr Khalis Uddin Ahmed handed over the crest to Selim Chowdhury on 3rd May at Mayor’s Parlour at Mulberry Place. Other guests at the crest giving celebration included President of European Probashi Bangladeshi ...

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Taher-Wahid-Reza panel elected in Jagannathpur Upozila Unnoyan Songstha (UK) election

Taher-Wahid-Reza panel has been elected uncontested in this years’ Jagannathpur Upazila Unnoyan Songstha (UK) election. 7th May was the last day of final selection and 2nd May was the last date for submitting nomination.  As  no other committee submitted their nomination, the Election Commission declared the Taher-Wahid-Reza panel as the winner. Chairman of current committee Taher Kamali and General Secretary ...

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Atiqul Hoque elected as first British Bangladeshi councillor from Salisbury Council

Prominent businessman and Press and Publicity of British Bangladesh Caterers Association (BBCA) Atiqul Hoque has been elected second time as councillor form St Edmund and Milford ward in Salisbury.  He is the first British Bangladeshi councillor from the borough. Winners from the ruling conservative party from this borough are Atiqul Hoque (Con) with 682 votes, Amanda Foster (Con) with 545 and ...

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Scintilla star Ashraful graduates as homeless advocate

Emdad Rahman :: Scintilla CC cricket star Ashraful Islam’s extraordinary achievements were celebrated at the Groundswell Homeless ceremony as the gifted opening batsman graduated as a Health Peer Advocate.   Islam and his fellow Graduates have completed two months of training and are now ready to start delivering Groundswell’s multi-award winning Homeless Health Peer Advocacy service (HHPA).     HHPA supports homeless ...

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London seminar on social media, our responsibly & accountability

Ansar Ahmed Ullah ::The London Times held a seminar titled ‘Social media, our responsibly & accountability’ on Saturday 6 May at a venue in Commercial Road, East London. The seminar was attended by academics, journalists, human rights activists, television anchor, mainstream politician, community activists, NHS staff, music & radio presenter, Islamic scholar, herbal therapist amongst others.   The keynote paper ...

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