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World has not learnt lesson from Holocaust
By Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 19/08/2015

The Srebrenica Massacre: First–ever   Genocide in Europe After the World War II     Dr. Mozammel Haque Extremism in Srebrenia; A new kind of extremism – religious extremism; ethnic cleansing by the ‘Serbian Butchers.” World community wonders and asks themselves has the world learnt lesson from holocaust that took place in 1940’s? If the world has learnt anything from that holocaust, is it possible within the same century the revisit o

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Middle East Peace and Japan’s Roles
By Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 19/05/2015

A European Perspective Dr. Mozammel Haque Lord Nazir Ahmed, one of the earliest Muslim members appointed to the Britain’s House of Lords, was invited by Universal Peace Forum (UPF)-Japan which conducted the fourth Japan-Europe Forum recently. Hundreds of citizens and experts in Kobe, Fukuoka and Tokyo listened Lord Ahmed discourse on Middle East Peace and Japan’s Role- A European Perspective. A special leadership forum was also convened at the international conference hall affil

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Origins of the Bengali Calendar
By Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 06/05/2015

By A. Rahman  4 May 2015 Only a few weeks ago, Bangladesh celebrated Bengali New Year’s day (Bangla Noboborsho) with unprecedented razzmatazz – colourful festoons donned the apartments in high-rise buildings, rickshaws, and even lamp posts; women wearing bright yellow saris chanted Noboborsho-welcoming songs; girls with garlands in their hands walked the streets, as if to offer garlands to the exalted souls of the New Year. An unprecedented air of jubilation and a feeling of

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Immigrant in America
By Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 10/05/2014

America is on its way to becoming a minority-majority nation.   May 17th, 2013 04:42 PM ET   Immigration may be America's primary population growth driver by 2027 By Moni Basu, CNN (CNN) - Here's something to consider as Congress debates overhaulingAmerica's immigration system: For the first time since at least 1850, immigrants will be the primary driver of U.S. population. Births have been the leading cause of population growth since the U.S. Census Bureau began collecting data in 1850. That may change within the next 14 years. The population growth shifts could happen as early as 2027 or as late as 2038, depending, of course, on the numbers of international arrivals over the next few years. Not that immigration levels are at their hig

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Altab Ali Park
By Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 18/04/2014

Altab Ali Park Altab Ali Park is a small park on Adler Street, White Church Lane and Whitechapel High Street, London E1;[1] formerly known as St. Mary's Park it is the site of the old 14th Century white chapel, St. Mary Matfelon, from which the area of Whitechapel gets its name.[2] Having been destroyed in The Blitz in 1940,[3] all that remains of the old church is the floor plan and a few graves. Included in those buried on the site are Richard Parker, Richard Brandon and Sir John Cass.[4] This graveyard is the final resting place of 'Sir' Jeffrey Dunstan, Mayor of Garratt (died 1796 - see Hone's Everyday Book 1827, p. 859). The park was renamed Altab Ali Park in 1998[5] in memory of&n

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A Life Sketch of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
By Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 27/03/2014

1920:Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was born to a respectable Muslim family on March 17th, 1920, in Tungipara village under the then Gopalganj subdivision of Faridpur district .He was the third child among the four daughters and two sons of Sheikh Luthfur Rahman and Saira Begum.  Bangabandhu at his ancestor's house in Tungipara   1927:At the age of seven, Bangabandhu began his schooling at Gimadanga Primary school. At nine, he was admitted to class three at Gopalganj Public School. Later, he was transferred to a local Missionary School. Tungipara   1927:At the age of seven, Bangabandhu began his schooling at Gimadanga Primary school. At nine, he was admitted to class three at Gopalganj Public School. Later, he was transferred to a local Missionary School. Bangabandh

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Indian Elections 2014
By Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 25/03/2014

Rape, Violence and Law   by Dr. Mozammel Haque India’s polling will start on 7th of April, 2014 with results announced on 16th of May, 2014. A total of 814 million people will vote in India’s parliamentary elections, more than the population of Europe, making it the biggest the world has seen. The contest will be between the Hindu Nationalist leader Narendra Modi and the Nehru-Gandhi family’s ruling Congress Party. The people still did not forget the genocide and rape committed in Gurajat in 2002 when Narendra Modi was the state’s Chief Minister and continues still to be its chief minister. The rights of women were not only violated at that time, the recent gang rape of Nirvaya, the paramedic student of Delhi University on the streets of Delhi has aggravat

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Rana Plaza: Rights of Garment Workers and Ethical Clothing
By Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 23/03/2014

MPF ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION “Rana Plaza: Rights of Garment Workers and Ethical Clothing” On Thursday, 6th June 2013, 6.45pm at the Jagonari Centre, London, the Muslim Professionals Forum (MPF) organised a round table discussion on the recent industrial disaster at Rana Plaza. Many prominent guests were on the panel, including Baroness Uddin, Jeremy Corbyn MP, Mayor Lutfur Rahman, Judge Belayeth Hussain, John Hillary of War on Want, Peter Kavanagh of Unite the Union, Kamaljeet Jandu of GMB trade union, Muquim Ahmed of British Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce (BBCC), Stephen Heath barrister at Tanfied Chambers, Advocate Nazir Ahmed and professionals from many other sectors. All those present were united in expressing their condolences for the victims and their family. The tra

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History on its own natural course in Bangladesh
By Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 23/03/2014

  History on its own natural course in Bangladesh By Matiur Rahman History moves on its own path. None can stop it. It runs its own natural course despite twists and turns. History is again in replay in Bangladesh. I wrote in Prabashi (a weekly Bengali Newspaper in NY, now out of business) in 1985/1986 under the caption “Bangladesh e Samarik Shasaner Prekhhapat” that history must take its natural course to restore Bangabandhu with his own dignity. I am lucky to see it happene

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History on its own natural course in Bangladesh
By Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 23/03/2014

  History on its own natural course in Bangladesh By Matiur Rahman History moves on its own path. None can stop it. It runs its own natural course despite twists and turns. History is again in replay in Bangladesh. I wrote in Prabashi (a weekly Bengali Newspaper in NY, now out of business) in 1985/1986 under the caption “Bangladesh e Samarik Shasaner Prekhhapat” that history must take its natural course to restore Bangabandhu with his own dignity. I am lucky to see it happene

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Fahd Reaffirms Anti-Terror Fight
By Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 23/03/2014

  Fahd Reaffirms Anti-Terror Fight P.K. Abdul Ghafour Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd receives newly appointed members of the Shoura Council as Shoura Chairman Dr. Saleh JEDDAH, 13 April 2005 — Saudi Arabia reaffirmed that it would not allow any “deviant or corrupt group” to undermine the country’s security and stability. “We’ll leave no stone unturned in our bid to combat terror,” Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Fahd told the

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IS OUR ENERGY FUTURE NUCLEAR OR UNCLEAR?
By Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 23/03/2014

  IS OUR ENERGY FUTURE NUCLEAR OR UNCLEAR?   The week after the coldest week of the winter is as good a time to consider how our homes will be heated in the years ahead.  The Met Office predicted that this winter was going to be a severe one weather-wise causing fears that there would be power cuts at some point during the winter. Sir Digby Jones, director-general of the Confederation of British Industry, said, “People are saying that our only hope that the lights stay on

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Editor Mahmudur Rahman: a citizen deprived of justice, basic human and constitutional rights
By Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 23/03/2014

  Editor Mahmudur Rahman: a citizen deprived of justice, basic human and constitutional rights Barrister Nazir Ahmed Mr Mahmudur Rahman is a man of principle, integrity and honesty.  His bravery and uncompromising stance in the matter of truth have reached to such a stage that his name has now become a symbol of brave journalism in Bangladesh.  He has become a role model for brave and honest young journalists in Bangladesh.  Achieving such a status has not been easy for Mr

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Deaths of workers in building collapse
By Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 23/03/2014

Deaths of workers in building collapse by Md Ashraf Hossain  Every country needs cooperation of other countries to move forward in present age. Import and export of goods, services, technology and manpower are indispensable for a country that desires sustainable development and it needs foreign currency. Garment and knit industry are major foreign currency earners of Bangladesh. It has been contributing to enhancing gross domestic product as well as per capita income. The industry has t

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Diplomacy and Bangladesh-India relations
By Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 23/03/2014

  Diplomacy and Bangladesh-India relations By  M. Serajul Islam Muchkund Dubey, Dev Mukherjee, Veena Sikri and Rajeen Mitter are Indian diplomats well known in Bangladesh. They are all former Indian High Commissioners to our country. The four have recently rendered their good names and credibility to explain the current status of Bangladesh-India relations in the wake of Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dipu Moni’s futile trip to New Delhi where she did not succeed in encouraging

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Constitutionality, legality, viability and practicality of banning Jammat
By Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 13/03/2014

  By Barrister Nazir Ahmed   Introduction Some extreme left oriented political parties and their affiliated professional and cultural organisations have long been demanding for banning the Bangladesh Jammat-e Islami (BJI).  This is not their new demand.  However, they have recently intensified their demand which most of the Bangladeshi media appears to be proactive in highlighting.  Jatiya Somajtantrik Dal (JSD), Bangladesh Workers Party (BWP) and Bangladesh Commu

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Bangladesh's decennial development charter
By Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 13/03/2014

 Bangladesh’s decennial development charter by Md Azgar Ali WE LIVE in a global village. The current wave of economic globalisation has opened a window of opportunity for human capital to agglomerate where it is already plenteous and of yet best rewarded, i.e. in the most economically advanced countries. This trend has been strengthening the gradual introduction of decennial economic census.  If we think of an economy where human capital is the engine of growth and the country’s economic performance as well as growth prospect and, as demonstrated in various new economic geography, new growth frameworks, skilled labour is key to attracting and fostering activities. Here I am talking in terms of economic objectives and effects, i.e. what to produce, how to produce

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Bangladesh is heading towards a dangerous destination
By Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 13/03/2014

 Bangladesh is heading towards a dangerous destination By Barrister Nazir Ahmed   Introduction I have divided my paper into three parts.  Firstly, I aim to discuss whether it is safe and conscionable to authorise normal Police Constables to take public lives by open shooting/firing.  Secondly, I will briefly discuss on the ‘yellow journalism’ that has been widely practised by most of the media in Bangladesh.  Thirdly: I will bring some facts and poin

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Bangladesh: A New Battleground
By Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 13/03/2014

  Bangladesh: A New Battleground Dr. Firoz Mahboob Kamal    The Judicial Murder The ruling Bangladesh Awami Leage (BAL) made another record of shameful failure. On only one day of 28th February, its police forces have killed more than 60 civilians (source: Daily Amar Desh, Dhaka 1/3/13).  Four people killed on 01.03.2013; and 3 more killed on 02. 03.13. Most of the deaths took place in the rural districts. As soon as the death sentence against the country’s most fa

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Bangabandhu stands tall like the Himalayas
By Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 13/03/2014

Bangabandhu stands tall like the Himalayas Abdul Matin Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was not born with a silver spoon in his mouth. He struggled hard and made great sacrifices to rise to fame and become the Father of the Nation of the newly created state of Bangladesh in 1971. The story of his life, the triumphs and the tragedies thus intermingle with that of the creation of Bangladesh. As he grew up from childhood, he saw the tribulations of the poor in rural Bengal, the horror of

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Prophet Muhammad (pbuh): The Most Noble Character
By Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 13/03/2014

  Atheist and anti-Islam bloggers denigrate Islam and its Prophet Prophet Muhammad (pbuh): The Most Noble Character By Sadequl Amin Throughout history many biased historians, bigots, atheists and anti-Islam bloggers in the media even today, denigrate Islam and portray the character of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) in a negative and insulting way. Thesenegative commentscould not be any farther from the truth. The nobility of his character and the truthfulness of his mission

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OUR INDEPENDENCE HITHERTO CONFINED IN POLITICAL WILDERNESS
By Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 13/03/2014

 ï»¿ OUR INDEPENDENCE HITHERTO CONFINED IN POLITICAL WILDERNESS   AUTHOR: MASHUK AHMED KHAN A Research Fellow and Member of: The University of Oxford Philosophical Society and The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. In this article I would recourse to a teensy review of Bangladesh’s morbid political antecedents, so as to provide the readers, an illustration of unruly governance of the past and its emulation to our modern day political practices - incongr

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The Iron Lady may be dead but her legacy lives on…
By Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 13/03/2014

The Iron Lady may be dead but her legacy lives on… By Anwar Ali If this were some other Prime Minister I doubt very much that I would’ve put pen to paper to write about them.  But this is Margaret Thatcher and I identify with her because I grew up in the era when she reined as British Prime Minister back in the early 80’s and beyond.  We are labelled the so-called Thatcher’s Children. The connection, of course, is not biological but the rhetoric that descri

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The Iron Lady may be dead but her legacy lives on…
By Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 13/03/2014

The Iron Lady may be dead but her legacy lives on… By Anwar Ali If this were some other Prime Minister I doubt very much that I would’ve put pen to paper to write about them.  But this is Margaret Thatcher and I identify with her because I grew up in the era when she reined as British Prime Minister back in the early 80’s and beyond.  We are labelled the so-called Thatcher’s Children. The connection, of course, is not biological but the rhetoric that descri

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The Battle of Brick Lane 1978
By Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 13/03/2014

Remembering Altab Ali Feature “The Battle of Brick Lane 1978” By Abu Sahid The racist murder of Altab Ali in May 1978 by supporters of the National Front changed and inspired a new generation of young Bangladeshi men into taking action to defend their community against racist attacks. It proved to be a turning point in the history of Bangladeshis in Tower Hamlets.  Altab Ali’s murder was followed by Hackney resident, Ishaq Ali.  Kenneth Singh a young Sikh of C

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Bangladesh national cricket team
By Mahfuzur Rahman
- Last updated on : 05/03/2014

The Bangladesh national cricket team is a national cricket team representing Bangladesh. The team is administered by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB). Bangladesh is a full member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) with Test and One Day International (ODI) status. It played its first Test match in 2000 against India in Dhaka, becoming the tenth Test cricket playing nation.Bangladesh's first official foray into international cricket came in the 1979 ICC Trophy in England, leaving the tournament with 2 wins and 2 defeats. Bangladesh made debut in international cricket through Asia cup in 1986.On 31 March 1986, Bangladesh played in its first ODI match against Pakistan in the 1986 Asia Cup. Cricket has gradually become very popular in urban areas of the country. Although football

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The quest for liberty
By Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 19/02/2014

Freedom in art stands out against its absence in daily life ‘Liberty’ is a curatorial show of the ongoing Dhaka Art Summit which articulates a wide range of emotions and helps visualise freedom, sovereignty and free thought. The noted painter and gallerist Mohammad Muniruzzaman has curated the show at the first floor of the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in the capital.   The certain stark quality might be rooted in the certain stark quality of te background agai

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The story of a rising politician
By Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 10/02/2014

Syed Badrul Ahsan finds an autobiographical work riveting On his last night alive before he was murdered along with nearly his entire family by soldiers of the Bangladesh army on 15 August 1975, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, founder of the independent nation of Bangladesh and Bangabandhu (friend of Bengal) to his people, happened to be reading Shaw's Man and Superman. An avid reader, Mujib was an ardent admirer of writers, philosophers and statesmen the world over. Among those he placed on a pedestal were Bertrand Russell, Abraham Lincoln, Winston Churchill and Mahatma Gandhi. His library at home, today a memorial to his exalted place in Bengali history, remains evidence of the wide reading which shaped, eventually, his perception of politics in our part of the world. That was somewhat surp

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Light of Sylhet
By Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 09/02/2014

Light of Sylhet  Haros,sanctuary to the millions of migratory birds who fly from Siberia across the Himalayas to avoid the severe cold there.In 1927, when Sylhet was still a part of the Asam. Sylhet District is under Sylhet division with an area of 3490.40 sq km, is bounded by the Khasia-Jainta hills of India on the north, Maulvibazar district on the south, Kachhar and Karimganj districts of India on the east, Sunamganj and Habiganj districts on the west. Annual maximum temperature is 33.2°C and minimum is 13.6°C; annual rainfall 3334 mm. Main river is Surma and Kushiyara Archaeological heritage are Stone monument of Jaintapur, Mound of Gharduara, Gaiyabi Mosque, tombs of Hazrat Shah Jalal (r) and Shah Paran (r) and, Abu Torab Mosque, Nawabi Masque, Mughal Mosque at Akhalia, D

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Islam Invented Democracy
By Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 06/02/2014

Islam Invented Democracy September 16, 2013 12:06 pm ABOUT THE AUTHORHaroon Moghul is a Senior Editor at The Islamic Monthly This time, Thomas Friedman was against American intervention–in Syria.  Since nearly ten years ago he was enthusiastically and dangerously using his potent platform to encourage us to go to war with Iraq, you might think this a substantive change of heart. But you’d be wrong.  Friedman opposed the proposed American intervention on Syria—which seems to be a nonstarter—for the very reason he wanted us to bomb the hell out of Iraq.  Bluntly, Friedman hates Islam.  Which means he hates Muslims enough to want to bomb them. Photo courtesy of the Center for American Progress Or let the

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The History of Bangladeshi Immigrants in North America
By Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 05/02/2014

  The History of Bangladeshi Immigrants in North America The earliest known fact of Bengali imigrants are as slaves for producing tea in America after the seven year war in 1763 which U. S. Historian refer to as French and Indian war. Britain defeated France in Canada, the Caribbean, Bengal and the thirteen colonies. Sir Edward Ryan's Mission to North America was to bring slaves from Bengal to produce tea in North America. The crops did not grow in Pittsburgh, so they went down to Savannah and tried which also failed. These slaves were brought from Chittagong and Assam. Later these slaves were shifted to cotton-growing culture in south and West Indies. Some of them were kept in Pennsylvania and Savannah, even today these setlers kept link with their families in Bangladesh and Ass

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Muslims of France
By Selim Rahman
- Last updated on : 23/12/2013

What challenges have generations of immigrants faced in a country torn between secularism and religious diversity? Special series Last updated: 22 Dec 2013 12:50  Filmmaker: Karim Miské As issues of immigration and integration raise Europe's political temperature, this three-part series examines the history of Muslim immigration to France - a country where debate continues to rage over how to reconcile a long-standing tradition of secularism with religious diversity. Today, there are an estimated five million Muslims living in France. A century ago, they were referred to as "colonials". During the 1960s, they were known as "immigrants". Today, they are "citizens". But how have the challenges facing each generation of immigrants changed? Many Muslims would d

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A short history of Bangla
By Selim Rahman
- Last updated on : 04/12/2013

  By Dr. M Emdadul Haq   The language emerged through running a race with English, Sanskrit, Urdu, Arabic & Persian The great pride that the Bengali people share for their mother tongue has evolved through a long course of history. Bangla as it stands today emerged through running a race with many other languages of the Indian sub-continent and beyond. For its existence, Bengali had to compete and struggle with Sanskrit, Persian, Arabic, English, Urdu, and so on. The date of the beginning of this struggle was not the late 1940s, but goes back to as early as the 13th century. During the Gupta, Pala and Sena dynasties, Sanskrit was the language of royal courts and literary activities. Sanskrit enjoyed a respectable position amongst the elite, while Bengali was regar

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Ten things you didn't know about Black Friday
By Mahfuzur Rahman
- Last updated on : 29/11/2013

For the next three years, Thanksgiving was known derisively as "Franksgiving" and celebrated on different days in different parts of the country. 2. "Santa Claus parades" were Black Friday's predecessor. For many Americans, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade has become part of the holiday ritual. But the event actually was inspired from the US's neighbours in the north. Canadian department store Eaton's held the first "Santa Claus parade" on 2 December 1905. Once Santa appeared at the end of the parade, the signal was that the holiday season - and thus, holiday shopping, had begun. Of course, consumers were encouraged to buy their presents at Eaton's. US department stores such as Macy's took inspiration from the parade, and started sponsoring similar efforts across th

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Remembering Altab Ali : ''The Battle of Brick Lane 1978''
By Selim Rahman
- Last updated on : 27/11/2013

  By Abu Sahid The racist murder of Altab Ali in May 1978 by supporters of the National Front changed and inspired a new generation of young Bangladeshi men into taking action to defend their community against racist attacks. It proved to be a turning point in the history of Bangladeshis in Tower Hamlets.  Altab Ali’s murder was followed by Hackney resident, Ishaq Ali.  Kenneth Singh a young Sikh of Canning Town was also murdered.  These murders were as a result of political agitation by the National Front and carried out by individuals who bought into the NF’s idea of racial superiority. The Bengali fight back began soon after the murder of Altab Ali and the Tower Hamlets Defence Committee was born.  Bangladeshi people were joined by Labour party me

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Bangladesh High Commission in United Kingdom
By NRBPedia
- Last updated on : 05/11/2013

Bangladesh High Commission, London has been organising Outstanding Achievement Award once every year since 2006, to recognise the best talented students from among the British-Bangladeshi Diaspora with outstanding score in GCSE and ‘A’ level Exams. Over the years the event has earned a certain degree of reputations and prestige. The objective of the Award is basically to recognise and encourage those youngsters for whom the future holds a lot of promise. This is also meant to encourage the

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News
Shahena died after 'punishment' by members of her family
News by Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 23/03/2016

Shahena Uddin, found dead at her home last year had “suffered a regime of brutality and extreme punishment” at the hands of her family for years, a court heard today. The body of Shahena Uddin was found in the bathroom of her house in Leavesden Road, Watford, by paramedics shortly before 9.30am on Saturday, October 11, 2014, after a brother called 999. The 19-year-old student’s legal guardians, her oldest brother Suhail Uddin and his wife Salma Begum, appeared at St Alba

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Shelim Hussain MBE Wins London & South Entrepreneur of the Year Award
News by Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 23/03/2016

Shelim Hussain MBE, owner of the Euro Foods Group and Founder of Kukd.com won the EY London & South Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2015 last night at a ceremony at the Tate Modern.  Shelim Hussain MBE is a Bangladeshi-born British entrepreneur. He has worked in restaurants since the age of 11 and started the Euro Foods Group at the age of 17 with a £20 investment. Euro Foods Group is now a leading international manufacturer and distributor of frozen and fresh foods, with a UK tur

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Seamark’s Iqbal Ahmed wins Business Person of the Year in 2015
News by Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 23/03/2016

The global success of the Seamark organisation was recognised once again when its CEO and Chairman Iqbal Ahmed OBE won Business Person of the Year in the prestigious Asian Achievers Awards on Friday, 18th September, at the London’s Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane Mayfair. Before a star-studded audience, Iqbal Ahmed was presented with his coveted award by the chairman of the judging panel, Sir Vince Cable, former Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills. Other  jud

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Bangladeshi Faith Healer murdered in Whitechapel
News by Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 23/03/2016

A faith healer was stabbed to death at a business centre in East London. Father-of-three Zakariya Islam was killed at the Ruqya Therapy Centre’s based in Whitechapel. Police and paramedics rushed to the scene and found the married 46-year-old Islamic healer suffering critical injuries. Despite desperate attempts he could not be saved and was pronounced dead a short time later. A 43-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of murder. He was treated in hospital for hand i

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Greater Lamakazi Welfare Association celebrates its 10 year anniversary
News by Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 23/03/2016

Greater Lamakazi Welfare Association celebrated its 10 year anniversary and fund raising dinner party at White House venue in East London on 29th October vibrantly in the presence of huge number of non-residence-bangladeshis. Community leaders and members enjoyed the whole event throughout which was present by a group of new generation young people. Najia Yasmin Miah and Jeba Mohammod jointly presented the event and organisation’s General Secretary Abdus Salam took care of everything.&nb

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Biman signs agreement with London Bangla Press Club
News by Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 23/03/2016

Biman Bangladesh Airlines and London Bangla Press Club have completed the signing of corporate agreement between them.  General Manager of Biman Bangladesh Airlines Mohammod Shafiqul Islam signed on behalf of his organisation while the President of LBPC Nabab Uddin represented London Bangla Press Club.  The co-signatories of this agreement were Reservation and Ticketing officer of Biman Mansur Ali Tuhin and Genreal Secretary of London Bangla Press Club Emdadul Haque Chowdhury. As a re

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BCA Essex Region decides to sigh agreement with Learn Direct
News by Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 23/03/2016

BCA leader called upon all caterers to maintain the highest quality, presentation and realistic pricing of their products.  The leaders requested this to all curry industry owners in a executive committee meeting held in Colchester on Thursday 8th October which was organised by Bangladesh Caterers Association Essex branch. President of Essex BCA and UK BCCI London President Jamal Uddin Moqoddus presided over the meeting and General Secretary Forhad Hossain Tipu.  Membership Secretary

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Celebrating the best of the British Bangladeshi community
News by Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 23/03/2016

The Bangla Mirror Group, publishers of the British Bangladeshi Who’s Who publication, held a press conference on Thursday 22nd October 2015 at the London Muslim Centre, to announce the launch of the much anticipated 2015 publication. The official launch of the British Bangladeshi Who’s Who 2015 publication and award is being held in the prestigiousMeridian Grand venue on Thursday 5th November 2015.Many high profile dignitaries, celebrities and guests are expected to attend. The fir

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Barrister Nadia Choudhury accuses BNP and Jamat for the attack on Shamsuddin Manik
News by Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 23/03/2016

A press conference was held in protest of the attack on former Supreme Court Judge A H M Shamsuddin Chowdhury Manik, which took place on 21st October in a Puja Celebration in Bethnal Green.  Some unidentified men assaulted the ex-judge when he and his daughter were leaving the York Hall in Bethnal Green after visiting a Durga Puja Mandap there. In a press conference held on 26th October at Monte fiore Center, Barrister Nadia Chowdhury read out a written statement to the journalists and co

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Bangladeshi migrants get less for lack of language skill
News by Shaheed Khan
- Last updated on : 23/03/2016

Bangladesh’s migrant workers toil in foreign lands for longer hours compared to peers from other countries, but they earn much less as they lack skills and face a language barrier, depriving themselves of a better future and the country of remittance. Experts on Wednesday called on the government to equip aspirant migrant workers with the right set of skills and languages before they depart for jobs, so they can earn more and protect themselves from exploitation. Syed Manzur Elahi, a for

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