British Bangladeshi

May 13, 2022
May 13, 2022
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Akke Rahman becomes first British Bangladeshi to conquer Mt Everest while fasting

Mountaineer Akke Rahman, a British citizen of Bangladeshi descent, has climbed Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world.

April 10, 2022
April 10, 2022
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Akke Rahman first British Bangladeshi and Muslim to climb Mount Everest while fasting

Akke Rahman (39) from Oldham in the UK, will climb Mount Everest tomorrow April (11, 2022), while fasting during Ramadan.

October 17, 2021
October 17, 2021

Breakthrough: A tale of love and prejudice

Suhail Aziz’s book, Breakthrough (Book Guild, 2020), is a memoir of a British Bengali and his intertwined personal story of love and prejudice. Aziz is best known within the UK Bengali community for his involvement with the Commission for Racial Equality (CRE).

April 20, 2016
April 20, 2016

Opinion: Inspiring case of surrendering duty free car

In the last two months, two news stories on tax dodging of luxury cars came out in The Daily Star. One story talked about the cunning act of a tax dodger, and the other talks about an “unusual” person who has surrendered his Lexus car because he could not pay the tax that piled up over the years.