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Tax cut worth up to £330 comes in for 30…

THIRTY million people across the UK will benefit from the biggest personal tax in a decade starting Wednesday (6) - with hard working Brits saving up to £330 per year. The £6 billion tax cut will see the level at which people start paying National Insurance rise to £12,570 –…

Five facts about Britain’s new finance minister Nadhim Zahawi

HERE are five facts about Britain's new finance minister Nadhim Zahawi, appointed by prime minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday (5) following the resignation of Rishi Sunak. Zahawi, 55, was born in Iraq and moved to Britain in the mid-1970s when his Kurdish family fled the rule of Saddam Hussein. A…

Chris Evans joins Emily Blunt to headline Netflix’s Pain Hustlers

Hollywood star Chris Evans is all set to join Emily Blunt in Netflix’s Pain Hustlers. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Evans is best known for playing Captain America in the Marvel Cinematic Universe since 2011’s Captain America: The First Avenger, but he is expanding his career in Hollywood now that…

If UK PM Boris Johnson is ousted, who could replace…

Britain's finance and health ministers resigned in quick succession on Tuesday, in moves that put the future of Prime Minister Boris Johnson in peril after a series of scandals that have damaged his administration.Below is a summary of some of those who could be in the frame to replace him…

Victoria Beckham on protecting daughter from social media negativity, says,…

Like a protective mother, singer Victoria Beckham wants to keep her children away from negativity, especially those that prevail on social media. In a recent conversation with Vogue Australia, Victoria opened up about what it's like parenting daughter Harper Seven, 10, the youngest of her and husband David Beckham's four…

Deepti Naval feels Bollywood being singled out as ‘worst place…

Veteran actor-director Deepti Naval says it was unfortunate the Indian film industry was being labelled as "the worst place in the world", a perception she wants to change through a future book. Naval, known for her starring roles in Chashme Buddoor, Katha, Kissi Se Na Kehna, and Saath Saath, was…

Britons reveal hajj hurdles

A PROMINENT Muslim scholar has voiced concerns about Britons travelling to perform hajj without the supervision of British travel agents. In early June, Saudi Arabia made the decision to make would-be hajj pilgrims from Europe, Australia and the US, apply for visas via a government portal online, a move intended…

Asians ‘failed by dementia care’

HEALTH authorities need to overcome misconceptions about British Asian communities in order to change an “outdated” dementia care service, according to the researcher whose review found that the system had been “designed for white British patients”. Dr Karan Jutlla’s research highlighted that the system was “totally inadequate” to support dementia…

The final blow? UK PM Boris Johnson loses Rishi Sunak…

Britain's finance and health ministers resigned on Tuesday, in what looked to be the final blow for Prime Minister Boris Johnson's premiership after he had tried to apologise for the latest scandal to dog his administration. Both finance minister Rishi Sunak and health minister Sajid Javid resigned in what appeared…

NHS to trial the use of drones to fly cancer…

In a move to mark the 74th anniversary of the NHS’s creation by the postwar Labour government on July 5, drones will be flown to deliver chemotherapy drugs to cancer patients in England, to help avoid long journeys required to collect them. In the trial run, the devices will reportedly…

We could not maintain intensity with bowling, could not bat…

Following his side's seven-wicket defeat to England in the fifth Test, Indian head coach Rahul Dravid admitted that the team could not seize its opportunities fully and maintain intensity in bowling. He also said the team could not bat well in the second innings. A 269-run partnership between Joe Root…

Tech entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds invited to join trade mission…

Black, Asian and mixed background tech entrepreneurs from Greater Manchester and London have been invited to register their interest for a four-day transatlantic trade mission to Chicago. The Race, Ethnicity And Cultural Heritage (REACH) mission will be welcoming some of the most innovative B2B tech companies from Greater Manchester and…

IMDb rates Minions: The Rise of Gru as a film…

Exceeding all expectations, Minions: The Rise of Gru has taken the box office by storm. The film, which hit screens on July 1, registered an impressive opening and has minted approximately $218 million at the ticket window. It is expected to end its run on an impressive note. Just like…

Not afraid of failing, just want to put pressure on…

Following his side's seven-wicket win over India, England batter Jonny Bairstow said that he is not afraid of failing and just wants to put pressure on the opposition. A 269-run partnership between Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow helped England create history, with the side completing their highest successful run chase…

Why tackling racism is integral to ending poverty

LAST week, the House of Commons International Development Select Committee published a damning report about racism in the development sector. They criticised aid organisations which depict the communities they serve as “helpless and needy” and “strip them of their dignity”, and they took aim at what they described as a…

Pakistani-origin doctor who referred to his colleagues as ‘beautiful things’…

A tribunal has cleared a Pakistani-origin doctor of misconduct after he accepted that his alleged ‘sexually motivated’ comments on his colleagues were inappropriate.Siddick Dulloo, 69, who originally hails from Karachi, was accused of referring to his colleagues as “beautiful things”. He compared a nurse and a doctor to the sun…

Pesticide storm in teacup: Excessive chemicals make brew ‘unfit for…

CONSIGNMENTS of Indian tea are being sent back because of the presence of excessive chemicals, amidst fears they are unfit for human consumption.Media reports last month said Taiwan and Iran sent back three containers of Indian tea, clouding New Delhi’s efforts to fill up the gap caused by the short…

Ronan Kanda: Man, 2 teenagers charged with murder

A man and two teenagers have been charged with the murder of 16-year-old Ronan Kanda, who tragically died last Wednesday after he was reportedly attacked with a knife. According to West Midlands Police, the results of the post-mortem revealed that the school boy had died after being stabbed twice. The…

Home Office suggests siblings visit India to care for mother…

The Home Office suggested that a British professor and his sister visit India to take care of their terminally ill mother instead of trying to bring her to the UK.Rohit Rahi, an associate professor at the London School of Economics, and his sister Ana Jackson, an operational commander with the…

Postal workers in the UK suffered more than 1,600 dog…

According to Royal Mail, postal workers have suffered more than 1,600 dog attacks in the last year leaving the posties with permanent and disabling injuries. The British multinational postal service and courier company has reported that a total of 1,673 attacks were recorded with an average of 32 every week…

‘Is gay love story a bad thing?’: Baahubali producer hits…

Oscar-winning sound designer Resul Pookutty recently found himself in hot waters when he called filmmaker SS Rajamouli’s epic action-drama RRR a gay love story. Pookutty, who won an Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing in 2009 for his work on Slumdog Millionaire, made the comment on Twitter, in response to…

Smelly p**’, ‘Paki bas****s’: Indian fans allege racist abuse at…

While India and England were involved in an intense battle on the fourth day of a test match at Edgbaston on Monday evening, several fans in the stands allegedly faced racist slurs and complained of inaction by stewards.India supporters took to social media claiming they were called ‘smelly p**’, ‘curry…

85-year-old doctor pleads guilty to woman’s death in botched surgery

An 85-year-old Nigeria-origin doctor botched a routine procedure, resulting in the death of a woman, a court heard.Isyaka Mamman who has dubious professional track records admitted gross negligence manslaughter during the hearing into the death of Shahida Parveen.The doctor who had been at the centre of several critical incidents was…

Antique vampire-slaying kit belonging to former administrator of British India…

A vampire-slaying kit which looks like something straight out of a vampire movie has sparked an international bidding war before being sold for six times its estimated price, Hansons Auctioneers in the UK told CNN. While the spooky item attracted bidders from around the world including countries like France, the…

Dilan Markanday to British south Asian players: If you’re good…

THE first British south Asian to play for Tottenham Hotspur, Dilan Markanday has urged south Asian players to believe that it’s possible to reach the top and create their own opportunities with their abilities, according to a report. He was speaking to 70 local schoolchildren and their families at the Rovers…

PM Modi’s determination not to allow normalisation of cross-border terror…

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's determination that he would not allow cross-border terrorism to be normalised has helped in shaping India's Pakistan policy since 2014. Speaking at an event at Delhi University, S Jaishankar noted that Prime Minister Modi is perceived abroad…

Kaali poster showing Goddess smoking draws New Delhi’s ire; India…

The Indian High Commission in Canada on Monday urged the Canadian authorities to withdraw the ‘disrespectful depiction of Hindu Gods’ in the poster of Kaali, a film showcased as part of the 'Under the Tent' project at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto. The poster that was tweeted last Saturday…

Norrie last Briton standing at Wimbledon but eager to lead…

Cameron Norrie, the last Briton standing at Wimbledon, has urged the home fans to get behind him when he plays his maiden Grand Slam quarter-final, against Belgian David Goffin, on Court One on Tuesday. British hopes faded when Emma Raducanu and Andy Murray were knocked out in the second round…

How Telangana emerged as the second Silicon Valley of India…

FOUNDED only in 2014, India's southern state of Telangana is increasingly becoming a destination for US tech giants, The Times reported. The information technology minister of the state, Kalvakuntla Taraka Rama Rao hopes to transform this agricultural region into a new-age tech mecca. The state administration led by Rao’s father,…

Rajinikanth reviews Rocketry and calls it ‘a must-watch film’; Madhavan…

Superstar Rajinikanth on Monday praised R Madhavan on his directorial debut Rocketry: The Nambi Effect, a film he said must be shown to the youth of the country. Based on the life of former ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan who was falsely charged with espionage in 1994, Rocketry was released in…

Sinner, Alcaraz hoping Wimbledon marks start of Grand Slam rivalry

Jannik Sinner and Carlos Alcaraz showed on Sunday that men's tennis will be in good hands when the 'Big Three' finally step aside and the young guns hoped their thrilling fourth-round clash at Wimbledon marks the start of a Grand Slam rivalry. Italian 20-year-old Sinner reached the quarter-finals at Wimbledon…

Manchester woman cancer-free after experimental drug trial

A woman who was given just months to live a few years ago is celebrating on Monday after doctors say she is showing no evidence of breast cancer following a clinical trial at a UK hospital. Jasmin David, 51, from Fallowfield in Manchester is now looking forward to celebrating her…

Monks in Wimbledon Buddhist temple where Novak Djokovic meditates cheer…

Sixth-time champion Novak Djokovic is known to meditate between matches. In fact, the monks at the Buddhapadipa Temple, which is a five-minute walk away from Wimbledon credit meditation as the secret to his success. This unlikely fanbase of holy men claim that he is “our friend” and a regular visitor…

Indian restaurant owner found to have abused UK COVID support…

The owner of an Indian restaurant in Wales has been placed under nine-year bankruptcy restrictions after reportedly spending most of the taxpayer support from a COVID fund on drinking and gambling. Rathudi Mahesh Manglanand, 47, was a sole trader who ran the Chutney Roti Indian Restaurant in Cardiff. According to…

UK’s Labour rules out pact with Scottish independence party at…

The leader of the Labour Party in Scotland on Monday ruled out any deal with the Scottish National Party (SNP) after the next British election, dismissing the idea that such a pact could lead to a new independence referendum. Scottish first minister and SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon last week said…

A beggar nails Johnny Depp’s Captain Jack Sparrow look as…

While fans have no idea whether or not Johnny Depp will return to reprise his iconic role of Captain Jack Sparrow in Disney’s blockbuster franchise Pirates of the Caribbean, a man dressed as Jack Sparrow begging on the streets has caught people’s attention on social media. Not only the outfit,…

Norwich doctor jailed for secretly filming women taking showers, having…

A disgraced doctor, undergoing imprisonment for voyeuristic offences including secretly filming women taking showers, having sex has been struck off the UK’s medical register.Vinesh Godhania’s offences took place right from his college days in 2012 till he was arrested in 2020.In addition to filming women on a pin-hole camera hidden…

Paradise Lost?

When does a person become rich enough to declare that they have all that they need and require no further material enhancement? What happens when the layer below the most powerful declares that they too have been blessed with riches beyond their wildest dreams and are happy with the houses…

Rishi Sunak’s ‘tax cut’ won’t give relief to millions of…

Millions of Britons in the higher income category will have to fork out more towards National Insurance from July this year, despite the increase in the threshold for the contribution.In March, chancellor Rishi Sunak announced that the income threshold for National Insurance - a tax aimed at social welfare -…

Netizens troll Resul Pookutty as he calls RRR a ‘gay…

After filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma, Oscar-winning sound designer Resul Pookutty has also called SS Rajamouli’s epic action-drama RRR a ‘gay love story.’ Pookutty, who is known to have worked on a series of notable films over the years, also had a few words to say about Alia Bhatt, who was…

A third of young British men want to change their…

A survey conducted by health and fitness company, Origym comprises more than 2000 people in the UK confirms that social media negatively affects body image. The survey claims to have found that unrealistic expectations about how you should look, encouraged by the “picture perfect culture” on social media is affecting…

Fight should go on for access to Nehru-Lady Mountbatten correspondence:…

Historian Andrew Lownie, who gave up his legal battle for the release of some of the redacted papers related to Earl Mountbatten of Burma and his wife because of the enormous cost, has called on authorities to release the archive.Andrew Lownie, who fought for the release of the papers for…

‘Ms Marvel song ‘Aye Khuda’ is a composition I did…

Music composer Atif Afzal believes every song has its own journey and something similar happened with “Aye Khuda”, one of his two tracks for the Disney+ series “Ms Marvel” which was originally supposed to be part of a film starring Salman Khan. Ten years ago, Mumbai-born Afzal almost got his…

Who is India’s freedom fighter Alluri Sitarama Raju whose statue…

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday unveiled the 30-feet tall bronze statue of Alluri Sitarama Raju at a special program on his 125th birth anniversary celebrations in Andhra Pradesh's Bhimavaram. Born on July 4, 1897, Alluri Sitarama Raju is remembered for his fight against the British, in order to safeguard…

Do you ask a male cricketer who their favourite female…

With a common goal of equal recognition for women in their career, much like her current on-screen avatar as Mithali Raj, actor Taapsee Pannu says she plunged into her hardest role of the former Indian women's cricket team captain in the biopic Shabaash Mithu. Regarded as one of the greatest…

Imran Khan’s party apologises to US for ‘foreign conspiracy’ allegations:…

In a fresh revelation, Pakistan Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said that former Prime Minister Imran Khan's party has now apologized to the US against whom it had levelled allegations of planning to conspire to throw the cricketer-turned-politician out of power. He said that the government has procured all the evidence…

Nine-year-old Bolton boy receives The Diana Award for making positive…

NINE-year-old Milan Paul Kumar from Bolton has been recognised with the highest accolade a young person can achieve for social action or humanitarian efforts – The Diana Award. Established in the memory of Diana, the Princess of Wales, the award is given by the charity by the same name and…

Visionary British theatre director Peter Brook dies aged 97

Peter Brook, one of the world's most innovative theatre directors who perfected the art of staging powerful drama in bizarre venues, has died aged 97, his publisher said on Sunday. The British director used the world as his stage mounting productions ranging from challenging versions of Shakespeare through international opera…

Eyeing parents’ benefit across nation, UK unveils plans to reduce…

THE UK government has announced ambitious new plans to improve the cost, choice and availability of childcare that will benefit hundreds of thousands of parents across the country. The country has some of the highest-quality childcare provision in the world with 96% of early years settings rated by Ofsted as…

Disney’s Baymax depicting a transgender man buying tampons at a…

Christopher Rufo, the conservative academic from the right-leaning think tank the Manhattan Institute stated on his Twitter account,  “obtained leaked video” on Tuesday from an upcoming episode of “Baymax!”, which is a six-episode spinoff of the popular hit film “Big Hero 6.” EXCLUSIVE: I've obtained leaked video from Disney's upcoming…

Family pays tributes to Wolverhampton teenage stab victim Ronan Kanda,…

Tributes have been paid to 16-year-old Ronan Kanda who was mercilessly stabbed to death in Mount Road, Lanesfield. The teenager from the Black Country died in Wolverhampton after emergency services discovered he had suffered serious stab wounds. According to the post-mortem examination, the school boy died after being stabbed twice.…

Solicitor suspended from practice over client’s failed supercar deal

A solicitor has been suspended from practising for a year after a tribunal found that his Lancashire-based firm wrongly allowed its Saudi Arabian client‘s account to be used as a banking facility.Raja Shazad Khan, the owner of Justice Solicitors, also known as Tangent Law, admitted to having failed to supervise…

More than a million pack London’s streets to celebrate 50th…

London on Saturday celebrated the 50th anniversary of its first Pride parade, marking half a century of progress in the fight for equality and tolerance but with warnings that more still needs to be done.Several hundred people took part in the first march on July 1, 1972, walking from Hyde…

US: 10-year-old Ohio girl denied abortion after SC ruling

A 10-year-old girl six weeks and three days pregnant in Ohio was denied an abortion in the state after the Supreme Court of US overturned the Roe vs Wade decision last week.The patient is now travelling to Indiana for an abortion, the Hill reported on Saturday. A child abuse doctor…

UK Parliament Honours Amruta Fadnavis, wife of Maharashtra deputy CM

The British Parliament has awarded the ‘Indian of the World’ award to Amruta Fadnavis, the wife of Maharashtra deputy chief minister Devendra Fadnavis. Amruta’s visit to the UK coincided with the culmination of the political upheaval in Maharashtra – with Eknath Shinde becoming the chief minister and her husband  Devendra…

‘His magic, his aura so realistic’: Fans elated as Shah…

Shah Rukh Khan fans are on cloud nine as they get to see the megastar on the silver screen after a massive gap of 42 months. Last seen in his home production Zero, which also featured Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma in lead roles, Khan can be currently seen in…

Akshay Kumar vs R Madhavan: Here’s how Khiladi Kumar reacted…

Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar has reacted to R Madhavan’s recent statement where he said that films are not made in 40-45 days. Madhavan, who left no stone unturned in promoting his latest film Rocketry: The Nambi Effect, did not mention any actor’s name but he seemingly took an indirect dig…

Ilford man sentenced to 18 years for killing his wife

A MAN who was convicted of murdering his wife at their home in East London has been handed life imprisonment. Forty-one-year-old Muhammad Ilyas of Kingston Road, Ilford, was sentenced at the Old Bailey on Friday (1) and will serve a minimum sentence of 18 years, the Metropolitan Police said in…

Vikram Doraiswami: Here’s all you need to know about the…

VIKRAM DORAISWAMI, the current Indian Ambassador to Bangladesh, will become the Indian envoy to the UK. A 1992 batch Indian Foreign Service officer, Doraiswami is a Chinese speaker who has served as Indian ambassador to Uzbekistan, South Korea and served in US as well as private secretary to prime minister.…

Oldham man who stabbed mother-of-six to death gets life

OLDHAM man who stabbed his ex-partner to death as he thought she was in a relationship with his brother or best friend has been given a life sentence on Thursday (30), according to a statement. Abid Mahmood, 35, stabbed mother-of-six Tamby Dowling, 36, eight times after breaking into her home…

Taron Egerton confirms being in talks with Kevin Feige to…

Taron Egerton has confirmed that he has met Kevin Feige and other executives at Marvel Studios about joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which could be for the role of the new Wolverine. The British actor told The New York Times about his desire to pick up the baton from Hugh…

Who is Brandon Khela? The first British South Asian who…

BRANDON KHELA became the first British South Asian footballer ever to sign professional terms at Sky Bet Championship side Birmingham City, according to a report. The Punjabi midfielder played for Birmingham's U18s last season, before establishing himself at the U23 level in Premier League 2, and turns professional after completing…

Boris Johnson slams ‘arbitary detention’ of British citizen Jagtar Singh…

BRITISH prime minister Boris Johnson has said that he raised the issue of the arrest of Scotsman Jagtar Singh Johal alias Jaggi Johal with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi during his visit in April. He added that Johal has been “arbitrarily detained” in a Delhi jail, the Indian Express reported.…

‘Every day at least one or two Afghan women commit…

'Every day there are at least one or two women who commit suicide', said a former deputy speaker of the Afghan Parliament on Friday, highlighting the lack of opportunity and ailing mental health that is taking a toll on Afghan women. This revelation came during a rare urgent debate on…

I can testify to the openness, fairness, and warmth, with…

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has opened up at length about his Indian heritage and growing up in Britain in a hard-working British Indian family at an awards ceremony celebrating Indian diaspora achievements across different fields. The 42-year-old finance minister, born in the UK to National Health Service…

Record number of disadvantaged students set to work or study…

AROUND 20,000 disadvantaged students from schools, colleges and universities are set to travel all over the world for work and study as the Turing Scheme continued to deliver on the government’s commitment to levelling-up opportunity across the UK. Now entering its second year, 38,000 students -- learners and pupils in…

‘Easily the best WK batter in Tests right now’: Former…

Flamboyant India wicketkeeper-batter Rishabh Pant's sublime counter-attacking ton on the opening day of the rescheduled fifth Test against England earned praise from the cricket fraternity, which described the knock as "a special one under pressure". India was staring down the barrel at 98 for 5 before Pant (146 off 111…

Vijay Deverakonda sets the internet on fire with his semi…

Starring southern heartthrob Vijay Deverakonda in a lead role opposite Ananya Panday, Liger is one of the most awaited films of 2022. The film has been creating a lot of noise ever since it went on the floors. On Saturday, Deverakonda dropped yet another poster from the much-anticipated pan-India film.…

UK bird reserves closed after suspected avian flu outbreak

Seabird reserves in northeast England and Scotland have been closed to visitors after a suspected outbreak of bird flu, officials said on Friday. The decision to close the Farne Islands, a popular draw for tourists who come to see puffins close up, was made after several hundred seabirds died on…

Derby-run drugs gang sentenced for 30 years

A Derby drug gang have been jailed for three decades for selling hundreds of thousands of pounds of high-purity cocaine on the city's streets, police said in a statement.  The convicted are Saqib Raja, Hassan Mahmood, Shazad Jhangir, Shah Anas, Haleem Ahmed and Salik Raja. Issra Nasar, 27, of Porter…

Two Met officers get dismissed for highly offensive and discriminatory…

A THOROUGH investigation living up to professional standards examining a year worth’s of social media messages has resulted in the dismissal of two officers without notice on charges of highly offensive and discriminatory behaviour. A misconduct hearing held for PC Sukhdev Jeer and PC Paul Hefford, both attached to the…

With a dash of spice, Reliance and Britain’s Pret bet…

British snack chain Pret will adapt its menu to local tastes when it opens in Indian cities and airports under a partnership with retail giant Reliance to try to satisfy the nation's growing appetite for upmarket refreshment. As part of its broader plan to target the most affluent 50 million…

Avatar 2: The first look at Kate Winslet’s ‘deeply loyal…

The first look at Kate Winslet’s character Ronal has been revealed by the makers of the much-anticipated film Avatar 2. As the title suggests, the upcoming film is a sequel to the 2009 blockbuster Avatar, helmed by James Cameron. Last time Cameron teamed up with Winslet on the 1997 film…

Richard III review – Doran’s production oozes energy, excitement and…

Richard IIIRSC, Stratford-Upon-Avon Directed by Gregory Doran Some key features of many popular Bollywood films are family feuds, deception and lies, and ruthless ambition, occasionally sprinkled with dark humour. Coupled with abject violence, burning desire, and moral bankruptcy, it creates a (seemingly) malign universe that’s robbed of hope and justice.…

Man sexually assaulted Woman, 24, in McDonald’s carpark, police release…

THE Metropolitan Police on Friday (1) released an e-fit image of the suspect in the sexual assault in Newham in early June. According to the police, the victim, a 24-year-old woman, was returning home from a night out with a friend on 3 June when she stopped at McDonalds on…

Farhan Akhtar reveals he agreed to appear in Ms Marvel…

Farhan Akhtar, who is mostly in news for his high-profile films or streaming shows that he produces under Excel Entertainment, is presently in the spotlight for his appearance in Marvel Studios’ streaming show Ms Marvel, which recently debuted on Disney+ Hotstar. The show marked the debut of a Muslim superhero…

Two arrested for girl abduction, 3, in East London

TWO people have been arrested on suspicion of abducting a child who was snatched from her carer in East London on Thursday (30). Manjinder, 3, was found "safe and well" within an hour of being taken from her legal guardians after an urgent search and appeal was launched, Met Police…

Shilpa Shetty captures rainbow sky as she strolls around London…

Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty Kundra captured a rainbow sky as she shared a picture with her mother on social media from the streets of London. Taking to Instagram, the Hungama 2 actor posted a picture of her mother wearing a printed blue salwar suit and a jacket knotted on her…

NHS nurse, Roopa Kumar, jailed for ‘almost killing’ pedestrian while…

An NHS nurse who was driving at more than double the speed limit has been jailed for causing a “dreadful” crash that left a pedestrian in a coma for three weeks and lingering trauma.Wolverhampton Crown Court sentenced Roopa Kumar to 18 months behind bars and handed her a 28-month driving…

Barbie: Leaked BTS video shows Margot Robbie getting smacked on…

Barbie, the upcoming film from the stable of Warner Brothers, has been creating a lot of noise lately. It has just been a couple of days since we got to see some amazing pictures from the set of the film. We saw images of Ryan Gosling’s Ken character rollerblading with…

NHS checks & treatment on patients’ doorsteps part of changes…

DEDICATED mental health staff to help children and young people in GP practices and blood pressure checks in betting shops are among initiatives devised and delivered by new integrated care systems that come fully into force on Friday (1). Boosting health checks in the community to find people with health…

Save your Money by mastering the tax game

Income tax calculation may seem complicated, but it does not have to be. You need to know the basic terminology and how to calculate the proper income tax amount you are supposed to pay. The majority of people avoid paying taxes due to a lack of knowledge. This is a…

Top ECB official suspended for ‘racial slur’ against ex-England bowler…

THE England and Wales Cricket Board has suspended a senior official for making a 'racial slur' about former England player Devon Malcolm, The Telegraph reported. The employee was stood down pending an investigation into an alleged jibe made earlier this season about being unable to see Malcolm until he smiles,…

Lost about 25k followers every time I posted pictures from…

Reality show Love Island 2019 winner Amber Gill said she faced racism in the UK and lost tens of thousands of followers on social media every time she posted her pictures from Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests.In a podcast with young activists Amaal Ali and Mariama Sanneh, Gill said she…

What to do if you spill beer in a pub?:…

A committee of peers has urged the Home Office to review the UK citizenship test which currently contains “poorly-phrased questions that trivialise the process” and “alienates” and “offends” the applicants. Panel found questions such as how someone should react after spilling a beer on someone in a pub are not…

I drank far too much, I’ve embarrassed myself and other…

A British member of parliament resigned from Boris Johnson's government on Thursday after he "drank far too much", local media reported, the latest in a string of scandals and setbacks for the prime minister. Christopher Pincher, who had been serving as Deputy Chief Whip, wrote in his resignation letter that…

British lawmakers should not bring babies into parliamentary debates: Report

British lawmakers should not bring babies to parliamentary proceedings and debates, a committee reviewing the rules said on Thursday. The decision stirs a debate about whether the working culture in parliament acts as a deterrent to some potential candidates. That has in recent years encompassed not only whether it is…

‘Racism’, ‘colonial legacies’, ‘apartheid wages’ rife at world’s leading sexual…

A leaked report has uncovered a culture of systemic racism at the world’s leading sexual healthcare provider, according to a report in The Independent.  The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) underwent an external probe that found 'colonial legacies' are rife and an ethnic pay gap has been branded 'apartheid' wages…

Touch: Sama Blake releases brand new single with Rameet Sandhu

Sama Blake is back with a brand new single called Touch. The song, accompanied by British-Asian singer and actress Rameet Sandhu, tells the story of a couple unknowingly falling in love. The man is hesitant to make a move fearing rejection. Together they created a music video to beautifully visualize…

Friends co-creator Marta Kauffman opens up on show’s lack of…

Friends co-creator Marta Kauffman says it was difficult for her to accept the criticism that the show received for lack of diversity. The New York-set sitcom, featuring an all-white cast-- Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, and David Schwimmer, ran from 1994 to 2004 but rarely…

‘I met some very interesting men in my life, the…

Sushmita Sen, who recently announced break up with her long-time boyfriend Rohman Shawl, has said in an interview that despite meeting “some very interesting men” in her life, the only reason she “never got married is they were a let down.” Sen, who won the prestigious Miss Universe pageant in…

EXCLUSIVE: End our cost of living crisis suffering

The chancellor must do more to help families and business. The call comes from Lord Karan Bilimoria, who is stepping down as the president of the Confederation of British Industry after two years at the helm. In an exclusive interview with Eastern Eye, the peer said the cost of living…

Lord Boateng urges Church of England to ‘contribute to national…

LORD Boateng has urged the Church of England to contribute towards a £4 million national memorial to victims of the slave trade in Hyde Park, the first of its kind in Britain, according to a report. The report by an independent group led by the Labour peer, the Archbishops’ Racial Justice…

‘I was too good looking for it’: Gauahar Khan on…

Bollywood actress Gauahar Khan needs no introduction! She has played some memorable characters on screen and has also been a participant in a couple of reality shows, including Salman Khan’s Bigg Boss. In a conversation with a leading entertainment portal, Khan opened up about losing out on a big-ticket project…

UK health services are failing to provide right treatment to…

According to an alarming review that has come to light – thousands of south Asian people with dementia are not provided with the right treatment for this disease due to an outdated system that favours white British patients. The report by the Alzheimer’s Society consists of 55 pages and is…

Antibiotic research tie-up with India will tackle world’s big health…

It is critical for the world to prevent the overuse of antibiotics and the India-UK collaboration in antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is the next big frontier after the vaccine partnership during the COVID-19 pandemic, UK Health Secretary Sajid Javid said on Thursday. His comments at the India Global Forum’s UK-India Week…

India FTA by Diwali absolutely achievable’, says UK trade minister

Confirming that both sides are now getting on with the market access aspects of a trade deal, the minister in-charge of the negotiations on the UK government side said that some compromise and cooperation will be required on both sides to get a deal over the line. A free trade…

Stranger Things star Winona Ryder opens up on her break-up…

Winona Ryder, one of the leading Hollywood actresses from the 90s, who can currently be seen in Netflix’s globally successful streaming show Stranger Things, recently opened up about the dark phase she had to face after breaking up with Johnny Depp. For those not in the know, Ryder and Depp…

Tom Hiddleston and Marvel star Zawe Ashton expecting first baby…

Hollywood star couple, Tom Hiddleston and Zawe Ashton are expecting their first child together. Zawe, who recently attended a special screening of the period drama Mr Malcom's List on Wednesday, in New York City, showed up with her baby bump. According to People magazine, the 37-year-old actor looked stunning, as…

Madhavan: Rocketry and role

R MADHAVAN TAKES ON HIS GREATEST FILM CHALLENGE What R Madhavan has done with this week’s big cinema release Rocketry: The Nambi Effect is perhaps the most remarkable challenge undertaken by any Indian actor. He has written, produced, directed, and played the demanding lead role in the big budget biopic,…

How actor Manit Joura scripted his destiny

TV star discusses his journey and popular show Acclaimed actor Manit Joura has had such a close connection with super hit drama serial Kundali Bhagya since it premiered in 2017 that he recently made a winning return, after shocking fans by leaving last year. The popular star has perfectly picked…

British South Asian midfielder Zidane Iqbal signs long-term deal with…

Young British South Asian midfielder Zidane Iqbal has signed a new long-term contract with Manchester United.The son of a Pakistani father and an Iraqi mother, made his debut for the club in a Champions League match against the Swiss team Young Boys at Old Trafford in December last year.The new…

Ranveer Singh: Chameleon like actor’s colourful career

BIRTHDAY SPECIAL COUNTDOWN OF ALL THE BOLLYWOOD STAR’S FILMS This week Ranveer Singh turns a year older on July 6 and celebrates his 37th birthday. The popular actor will receive good wishes from all those who have been entertained by his movies, since he made a winning debut in 2010…

Explainer: Why Serena Williams wore KT Tape on her face…

Tennis ace Serena Williams who played her first Grand Slam after a year, was seen sporting black ‘stickers’ on her face at Wimbledon yesterday. Though the athlete with the maximum Grand Slam titles of all time had an early exit in the game, people seem to be more interested in…

Karamjeet Singh Reel: Two arrested in connection with Hounslow murder

SLEUTHS investing the murder of Karamjeet Singh Reel, a 31-year-old man who was stabbed to death outside a pub in Hounslow, have arrested two men. Both the accused, aged 32 and 23, are from Ealing and they were arrested late on Tuesday (28). They were in custody at a police…

Dipti Sharma: A magical journey to finding true love

True love can be found in the most unlikely places and with someone you least expect. For Dipti Sharma and Dipen Sharma, there were many coincidences that connected them, and having the same surname along with living in Leicester are just a few. She had moved to Mumbai in 2016…

Men Too movement

There is no doubt that women and girls are disproportionately affected by domestic abuse and intimate partner violence. However, the recent defamation case of Johnny Depp versus Amber Heard has turned the spotlight on male victims of abuse in a way never seen before. Domestic abuse is never acceptable, whether…

Dancing Nikita Company presents an array of Kathak dances

LIVE PERFORMANCE MUMBAI MASALA When: Until Sunday August 28 Where: Proud City, 1 Mark Lane, Opposite Fenchurch Street Station, London EC3R 7AH What: Spicy new immersive Bollywood musical experience, featuring hip shaking dances, heart breaking romance, hilarious comedy, and delectable cuisine. www.proudcabaret.com USTAD SHAHID PARVEZ KHAN When: Friday July 1…

Seven deadly reasons why Sunidhi Chauhan is a sensational singer

The supremely talented Sunidhi Chauhan is one of the finest live performers in the world and returns to the UK for two hotly anticipated shows this month. She will deliver dynamite concerts with a full live band at Morningside Arena in Leicester on July 9 and Eventim Apollo in London…

I’m not thinking about it for another three-four years’: Prabhas…

A number of leading stars have made their digital debut over the past few years, including Saif Ali Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, and Nawazuddin Siddiqui. However, Prabhas, who shot to overnight fame after the earth-shattering success of Baahubali: The Beginning and Baahubali: The Conclusion, is still apprehensive about stepping into the…

UK taxpayers became shareholders in a sex party organising company

Britain’s taxpayers have become shareholders in the women-led sex party organiser Killing Kittens as the government converted its loan to the company into equity.Founded by Emma Sayle in 2005, the company calls itself a sextech firm and has hosted parties in Europe, North America and Australia for its members with…

Tips to find out best Manufacturing Business Management Software

  Manufacturing business management software is a software application that helps manufacturers to manage the production process. It can be used by people from different industries, but it is especially useful for large companies that deal with complex processes. In this article, we will go over the factors that you…

Just a month left for 323,700 customers to renew tax…

MORE than 323,000 customers in the UK are yet to renew their tax credits ahead of the July 31 deadline and the HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has reminded them to do it on time or else, their payments will stop. Tax credits help working families that have targeted financial…

My top 10 artistic encounters – Shireen Isal

A phenomenal 40-year career of managing world-class artists in Europe and organising unforgettable shows led Shireen Isal towards writing her new book Joy, Awe and Tears. The culturally rich collection of chapters sees her document unforgettable moments with musical giants that include Pandit Ravi Shankar, Ustad Bismillah Khan, Smt Lakshmi…

Mohammad Nazim: An impressive performer

Popular shows including two seasons of super hit drama Saath Nibhaana Saathiya have enabled Mohammad Nazim to show off his impressive range as a performer. The popular Indian actor is currently starring in Tera Mera Saath Rahe, wh­i­ch has quickly crossed ov­er 200 episodes since it pr­emiered last year. The…

120 Imams rallies in support of Qari Asim, condemn his…

Several Muslim scholars and an umbrella organisation of the community have expressed reservations over the removal of a cleric as the UK government’s official adviser. The government had earlier this month dismissed Imam Qari Asim from his role as its Islamophobia Advisor, accusing him of fomenting protests against 'The Lady…

Babar Azam vs Virat Kohli: Pakistan captain shatters the record…

Pakistan captain Babar Azam has surpassed India's Virat Kohli in becoming the world No.1 T20I batter for the longest period of time after he maintained his top spot in the latest ICC T20 batting rankings Kohli was the No.1 ranked T20I batter for a total of 1,013 days during his…

Buckingham Palace will not release Meghan ‘bullying’ report

The details of a probe into allegations of bullying by the Duchess of Sussex against royal family staff will not be published despite its outcome leading to reform in the palace's administration, according to a senior family source. Buckingham Palace launched an investigation last year and gathered testimony from staff…

It’s not easy to keep, my body, in optimal condition…

Brushing aside speculations about his retirement from the sport, the two-time champion, Andy Murray stated that if his body permits, he could make a return to the Wimbledon. Murray featured in the late match but was met by the ruthless power of John Isner, who served his way to a…

‘When evil takes over, destruction is imminent’: Kangana Ranaut reacts…

Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut, on Thursday, via social media shared her reaction to Uddhav Thackeray's recent resignation from the post of Maharashtra Chief Minister. The Queen actor took to her Instagram handle and shared a minute-long video along with the caption, "When evil takes over, destruction is imminent. After that,…

GPs in favour of mass strikes over new contract that…

Doctors at the British Medical Association (BMA) annual conference in Brighton called on BMA leaders to “organise opposition” to a new contract – which forces practices to open on Saturdays – “including industrial action if necessary.” While the industrial action clause was supported by 57 percent of the members, 26…

PD Hinduja Hospital & MRC becomes 1st hospital in western…

P D HINDUJA Hospital & MRC recently introduced ‘FDG labeled Leukocyte PET-CT scan’ for early detection of infection in occult & difficult cases and currently, it is the only hospital in Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra and entire western India to offer such a medical facility. According to a…

Udaipur Beheading: From Kangana Ranaut to Richa Chadha, Bollywood celebs…

The gruesome murder of a Hindu shopkeeper, Kanhaiya Lal, by two men in Rajasthan’s Udaipur district on Tuesday sent a shockwave across India. If reports are to be believed, the shopkeeper was beheaded over a social media post that he had shared in support of BJP leader Nupur Sharma, who…

‘Tens of thousands’ of British men at risk of growing…

According to the UK Anti-Doping Agency (UKAD), there are more than one million, predominantly male, steroid users, in the UK. Unrealistic body images promoted on television shows like Love Island and social media are responsible for this becoming so common – especially over the last decade. Since 2020, over 600…

‘Chhello Show’ director Pan Nalin to become first Gujarati filmmaker…

WRITER and director-producer Pan Nalin has become the first Gujarati filmmaker to join The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The Academy, the organisation which presents The Academy Awards, popularly called the ‘Oscars’, has extended invitation to 397 artistes and others to join it in 2022. “The Academy of…

‘Madrassas teaching children punishment for blasphemy is beheading: Kerala Governor…

A day after the brutal murder of a tailor in Rajasthan triggered shock waves across the country, Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan on Wednesday (29) came out against Madrassas and wondered whether young children were taught there that punishment for blasphemy is beheading. He also called for broad-based education for…

Report reveals UK’s ‘broadband outage’ capital: Is your city on…

NOTTINGHAM in East Midlands has been named as the worst city in the UK for broadband outages as the internet downtime was 70 hours a year in the city on an average, according to a new report. It was followed by Southampton and Manchester.  The report from the utility comparison…

US Senator blames Imran Khan for strained Washington-Islamabad relations

US Senate Majority Leader Charles E Schumer on Tuesday blamed former prime minister Imran Khan for strained relations between the US and Pakistan. "Your former prime minister did not talk positive about the US but the incumbent Pakistani premier is expected to help foster bilateral ties between Pakistan and the…

Monkeypox cases in Britain pass 1,000

The latest data released Tuesday by the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) showed the number of confirmed monkeypox cases in Britain has reached 1,076. According to UKHSA, up to June 26, 2022, there were 1,076 laboratory-confirmed cases in Britain. Of these, 27 were in Scotland, five in Northern Ireland, nine…

UK university student gives birth in toilet ‘not knowing’ she…

A university student from Bristol had the “shock of her life” when she gave birth in the toilet, having no idea that she had been pregnant.Without the obvious signs of a baby bump, Jess Davis mistook her labour pain for menstrual cramps and realised what happened when the baby started…

‘Backfiring’ UK response to strikes must change, union chief urges

Britain's heavy-handed approach to industrial relations has backfired as employees reject its "nonsense" demands for pay restraint and increasingly join unions, the head of the country's biggest trade union umbrella group said. Frances O'Grady, general secretary of the Trades Union Congress, told Reuters that unions had seen surging interest in…

She’s a legend. I mean, she won 23 grand slams:…

Unseeded Harmony Tan overcame her fears of a Wimbledon nightmare on Tuesday to knock out seven-time champion Serena Williams in their first-round encounter to turn Centre Court into her own personal dreamland. The 24-year-old French debutant prevailed against the 23-time Grand Slam champion over three sets to secure her first…

Tuition fee crisis may force UK universities to cut home…

TOP officials in UK universities have warned that they will be forced to cut the number of UK students they take, increase class sizes and axe staff due to the ongoing tuition fee crisis, according to a report. The Russell Group of universities said that they make a loss of…

Sajid Javid promises to ‘reverse’ gender-neutral language from NHS guidance…

BRITISH health secretary Sajid Javid has promised to reverse gender-neutral language in NHS advice after health chiefs removed the term 'women' from guidance for menopause and womb cancer. On Tuesday (28), MailOnline exposed how 'women' and 'woman' had been scrubbed from online guidance for menopause.  Earlier, ministers had promised to…

Man charged with murder of Zara Aleena in Ilford

A man of no fixed abode has been charged with the murder of Zara Aleena, who died after being attacked at Cranbrook Road, in Ilford, the Metropolitan Police said. Aleena, 35, was found with extensive head injuries on Sunday (26) morning and was pronounced dead shortly afterwards. Jordan McSweeney, 29,…

Indian diplomat Raj Aggarwal leads 1st Yoga Day celebrations since…

IN a first since the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic, Raj Aggarwal OBE, India’s honorary consul in Wales, recently led celebrations on the occasion of the International Yoga Day at Cardiff Castle. He was joined by several yoga enthusiasts on the occasion. Aggarwal, who organised the event, said, “It was a…

Priyanka Chopra gets a shout-out from Hollywood friend Mindy Kaling…

Priyanka Chopra recently announced the launch of her own homeware line in the US, Sona Home. The Quantico star posted a video featuring some of the products, and she got a shout-out from Mindy Kaling for her new venture. Priyanka announced her homeware line named Sona Home, last week. She…

‘Bollywood not filled with druggies,’ says Suniel Shetty says at…

Bollywood action star Suniel Shetty recently was in attendance at an event organised by the CBI where he said that “Bollywood is not filled with druggies” as he made a passionate speech about how the film industry has been labelled as the hub of drugs. I have been in the…

‘Even before I met him, his journey felt too personal’:…

Bollywood star Taapsee Pannu says for an ardent fan like her, working in a Shah Rukh Khan-led movie "Dunki" is a personal achievement Filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani is directing the movie from a script he co-wrote with Abhijaat Joshi and Kanika Dhillon As per media reports, "Dunki" will highlight the rampant…

England’s World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan retires from international cricket

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Tuesday confirmed that England Men's white-ball captain Eoin Morgan has retired from international cricket with immediate effect. During his 13-year international career with England, the 35-year-old won the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup as Captain in 2019 at Lord's, the first time…

‘I was so engrossed in the character, didn’t realise I…

Popular Indian television heartthrob Simba Nagpal has been making headlines every day with his outstanding performance in his hit show, Naagin 6. The actor who plays the lead role of an army officer, Rishabh Gujral, left the viewers stunned with his double role in the latest episode of the supernatural…

Explainer: The issues surrounding a Scottish independence vote

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced plans on Tuesday for a second referendum to be held on Scottish independence in October 2023.  In a referendum in 2014, Scots voted 55%-45% to remain in the United Kingdom, but both Brexit and the British government's handling of the COVID-19 crisis have bolstered…

The shocking truth – women are systematically excluded from potentially…

According to a study of more than 70,000 people in the UK, published in the journal BMJ Open, women are almost twice as likely to become trapped in a vehicle during an accident on the road. Additionally, studies in the U.S. state that women are also 47 percent more likely…

‘Stacks of bodies’: 46 dead migrants found in truck in…

Pope Francis expressed his sorrow Tuesday over the deaths of dozens of migrants near the border between the United States and Mexico, and at the border between Spain and Morocco. "I sorrowfully heard the news of the tragedy of the migrants in Texas and Melilla," he said on Twitter. "Let…

These archaic mindsets need to change and have no place…

LEWIS HAMILTON called for action to change "archaic mindsets" after a racist remark about him by Brazilian triple champion Nelson Piquet emerged on social media, triggering widespread condemnation. In a Brazilian interview on YouTube in November, Piquet, 69, used a racial slur when referring to the seven-time world champion, when…

How NFTs are Changing the Gaming Industry

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have significantly impacted gaming over the past year. These unique digital assets exist on the blockchain and allow gamers to participate in a way that would have seemed impossible just a few short years ago. With NFTs, gamers can own part of the game. Over the past…

Three Methods For Feeling Like A Home Design Pro

Are you trying to create a home that feels like your safe place and is also an extension of your personal style? You might think it's impossible to do so without the help of an interior designer and a large budget, but there are things everyone can do to design…

Trump wants Kash Patel’s book starring ‘King Donald’ in every…

Former President Donald Trump wants to distribute the book “The Plot Against the King” to children across the land. “Let’s put this amazing book in every school in America,” Trump posted on Truth Social. The fairytale book is written by former president’s Pentagon chief of staff Kash Patel, a Republican…

London mayor and Met police launch new victim voice survey

A NEW anonymous survey was launched on Tuesday (28) that will help improve the service that crime victims receive from the police. The survey, which has been set up by London’s Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) and the Met, will capture the views and experiences of victims of…

R Madhavan compares Nambi Narayanan to James Bond; says fictional…

Renowned Indian actor R Madhavan is currently busy promoting his upcoming biographical drama biopic Rocketry: The Nambi Effect, which also marks his directorial debut. During an interview, Madhavan compared Nambi Narayanan to James Bond and said the latter is a ‘bachcha’ (child) in front of the aerospace engineer. For the…

Is Johnny Depp really getting $301 million offer to return…

Rumours have been rife lately that Johnny Depp has been offered a whopping $301 million to return to his globally successful film franchise Pirates of the Caribbean. However, his representatives have finally cleared up rumours around his comeback. While fans may be dying to see their favourite star as Captain…

We are great at looking after others and not good…

British doctor and award-winning TV presenter Ranj Singh said taking breaks became key to his wellness routine after he had suffered burnout five years ago.Singh, known for ITV's Dr Ranj: On Call and CBeebies show Get Well Soon said health professionals hesitated to ask for help when they experienced burnout…

British trade envoy to Rwanda thanks African nation for hosting…

LORD Popat, the British prime minister’s trade envoy to the African nations of Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has thanked Rwanda for playing host to 26th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) that concluded last week. He was also a participant at the event. Lord Popat,…

Pani-Puri banned in Nepal’s Kathmandu, here’s why

The sale of Pani Puri has been banned in Nepal's Kathmandu due to rising cholera cases in Lalitpur Metropolitan City. The authorities of Lalitpur Metropolitan City (LMC) last week had decided to put a ban on the sale of Pani Puri on the streets in view of emerging cholera cases…

‘It’s been luxury working with different directors and different cast,’…

Eight films and over a decade later, Hollywood star Chris Hemsworth says from being an “obvious” comic book superhero, Thor has evolved into a character that embodies a lot of his personality traits. Since 2011’s origin story Thor, the Australian actor has appeared as the Marvel superhero in The Avengers,…

What’s so fun about this film is that it holds…

Oscar-winner Natalie Portman credits Marvel Studios for casting a five-foot-three frame actor like her in the towering role of Mighty Thor in the upcoming Thor: Love and Thunder, an opportunity the star says changed the way she perceived superhero films. Portman returns as Thor’s ex-girlfriend and astrophysicist Jane Foster in…

After China, UAE offers help to cash-starved Pakistan: Report

In response to cash-strapped Pakistan's request for fresh loans, the UAE has offered to buy minority shares in publicly-listed government-owned companies at a negotiated price and a seat on each of the firm's boards, according to a media report on Tuesday. The development comes amid China's decision to roll over…

Gupta brothers’ associate Dinesh Patel appears before South African court…

Dinesh Patel, an associate of South Africa’s Gupta brothers, avoided his arrest by appearing before court.An arrest warrant had been issued against Patel for failing to appear before the Free State High Court, The South African reported.Senior counsel Kenny Oldwedge, who represented Patel, cited the re-routing of his client’s aircraft…

Tory donor Mohamed Amersi reveals why he is not suing…

A Tory donor has revealed that he is not taking legal action against former MP for mid-Sussex, Sir Nicholas Soames, grandson of former prime minister Sir Winston Churchill, because of his 'close proximity to the Prince of Wales', according to media reports. Mohamed Amersi said that a former Parliamentary colleague…

UK Shoppers shift to cheaper grocery options as cost-of-living worsens:…

Britons are shifting to cheaper food alternatives in their supermarket shopping as they try to navigate a worsening cost of living crisis, industry data showed on Tuesday. Market researcher NielsenIQ said that over the four weeks to June 18 sales of frozen poultry rose 12% year-on-year, sales of rice and…

HMRC warns tax credits customers about scammers

The HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) department has warned tax credits customers to be aware of scams and fraudsters who imitate the department in an attempt to steal their personal information or money. About 2.1 million tax credits customers are expected to renew their annual claims by 31 July 2022…

British Muslim travel companies face going out of business following…

BRITISH Muslim travel companies have complained that they are having a tough time after Saudi Arabia launched a new system for applying for the hajj pilgrimage, according to a report. This month the Saudi government announced that pilgrims from Europe, the US and Australia could no longer book through travel agencies…

‘I’m a big-screen hero; don’t want to be available for…

Actor John Abraham, who is busy promoting his upcoming thriller, Ek Villain Returns, recently opened up about his preference as an actor for the big screen, rather than streaming platforms. “I would not like to be available for Rs 299 or Rs 499,” the actor was cited as saying. According…

Emma Roberts joins the cast of Sony Pictures-Marvel Studios superhero…

American Horror Story star Emma Roberts is the latest addition to the cast of the upcoming superhero film Madame Web, headlined by Dakota Johnson. The film hails from Sony Pictures which is developing multiple projects to expand its Spider-Man universe, billed as the Sony Universe of Marvel Characters. According to…

Former England centre Luther Burrell wants racial ‘banter’ to be…

Racism is "rife" in rugby and racist "banter" has become "normalised" among team-mates, Burrel, 32, told the Daily Mail in an interview. "Things are said in the changing room that shouldn't be said.” "A lot of it doesn't come from a bad place but that doesn't make it OK. A…

India one of largest opiate markets in terms of users,…

India is one of the world's single largest opiate markets in terms of users and likely to be vulnerable to increased supply as there are already signs that an intensification of trafficking in opiates originating in Afghanistan may be taking place, according to a new report. According to the UN…

IAF receives over 94,000 applications under Agnipath scheme in four…

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has received 94,281 applications under the Agnipath recruitment scheme within four days of the registration process getting underway on Friday. After the scheme was unveiled on June 14, violent protests against it rocked several states for nearly a week and several opposition parties have been…

Britain’s Norrie eases through after rain delay

Ninth seed Cameron Norrie made light work of Spain's Pablo Andujar to give Britain its first win at this year's Wimbledon, easing through 6-0 7-6(3) 6-3 on Monday. With the home spotlight very much on Centre Court where fellow Britons Emma Raducanu and Andy Murray were in action later, Norrie…

Manchester Airport accused of ‘racial triaging’ by top surgeon

A consultant surgeon at Manchester Royal Infirmary and president of the British Hernia Society, Professor Aali Sheen claims he was a victim of ‘racial triaging' at Manchester Airport. He alleged that the security told him to queue for a body scanner while white travellers were directed through a metal detector. He was…

Djokovic drops set on way into Wimbledon second round

Top seed Novak Djokovic overcame a dogged challenge from 81st-ranked Korean Kwon Soon-woo and his own grasscourt rustiness to reach the Wimbledon second round with a 6-4 3-6 6-3 6-4 victory on Monday. The defending champion, bidding for his fourth Wimbledon title in a row, looked out-of-sorts at times against…

Michael Vaughan’s return for coverage of cricket described by BBC…

In the wake of the Yorkshire racism scandal, members of BBC staff have written a letter condemning the broadcaster’s decision to stand by Michael Vaughan, who allegedly said to a group of players of Asian ethnicity in 2009 that there were “too many of your lot” at the county and…

YRF accused of copying poster of Idris Elba’s Beast for…

After staying away from the silver screen for four long years, Shah Rukh Khan will be back in and as Pathaan. The motion poster of the much-anticipated film was unveiled amid much anticipation on Saturday. In the poster, Khan is seen wielding a shotgun with his back towards the camera…

US delegation meets Sri Lankan President Rajapaksa; discuss economic crisis

A high-level US delegation on Monday met Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and discussed measures to help the island nation cope with an unprecedented economic crisis and severe shortages of essential supplies. US Ambassador Kelly Keiderling, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the US Department of State, and Robert Kaproth, Deputy Assistant…

Patients offered faster treatment under NHS ‘final push’ to slash…

PATIENTS are being offered faster treatment in different parts of the UK as part of an NHS (National Health Service) ‘final push’ to virtually eliminate the number waiting for two years or more. The NHS Elective Recovery Plan, published earlier this year, set out how the health service would address…

‘She came with a pundit & married my…,” Ranbir Kapoor…

Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor is on cloud nine today as he is set to embrace fatherhood soon. His wife Alia Bhatt announced her pregnancy earlier today. On the work front, Kapoor has two releases this year- Shamshera and Brahmastra. Fans are eagerly waiting for both films to hit theatres. The…

Government aims to eliminate racial disparities with landmark mental health…

PEOPLE experiencing a mental health emergency will be able to access more care in the community, such as through crisis houses and safe havens, and those detained under the Mental Health Act will benefit from landmark reforms which provide patients with more control over their care and treatment. A £150…

SBI UK unveils new interest rates across its range of…

AFTER the recent announcement by the Bank of England to increase the base rate, the State Bank of India (UK) Ltd has hiked interest rates on its range of products. The rate of increase is from 35bps to 100bps. The new rates are effective from June 22, 2022. The new…

Sajid Javid tells of ‘deeply personal’ crusade for suicide prevention…

Health secretary Sajid Javid has called for treating suicides with the same urgency as “any other major killer” as he set out his “deeply personal” mission to address mental health issues of people. “I am determined to make a difference on this issue,” said Javid whose brother took his own…

‘I was forced to do drugs by criminals to pay…

A drug dealer has been jailed for two years and three months as his claim that he was forced into the crime did not convince Derby Crown Court into suspending his sentence.Cannabis and cocaine were found in two cars belonging to Mohammed Hussain who later pleaded guilty to possession of…

Mehrwan Irani: The owner of America’s best restaurant ‘Chai Pani’…

Mehrwan Irani, whose Chai Pani has been declared America’s ‘Outstanding Restaurant’ in the 2022 James Beard Awards, is inspired by Indian street food.According to the chef and restaurateur, colourful and delicious Indian street food represent the culinary ethos of the South Asian nation.“The food is much more diverse and interesting…

Jacqueline Fernandez appears before ED for questioning in conman Chandrashekhar…

Actor Jacqueline Fernandez on Monday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for a fresh round of questioning and recording her statement in a money laundering case linked to alleged conman Sukesh Chandrashekhar and others, officials said. The agency had in April provisionally attached Rs 7.27 crore funds of the Bollywood…

Olivia Rodrigo and Lily Allen sing ‘F*** You’ for the…

This year's Glastonbury saw Olivia Rodrigo join forces with Lily Allen for a pretty important announcement at the Other stage. Referencing the devastating decision made by the Supreme Court just prior, Rodrigo took to the stage at the music festival to share her thoughts before dedicating the next track to…

‘Jab zinda tha toh show me bhi nahi bulaya’: Netizens…

Sidhu Moose Wala was murdered on 11th June. While the police continue the investigation, many celebrities have mourned his demise. Among others is comedian Kapil Sharma who sang his song 295 at the Canada concert. But netizens are now complaining and accusing the TKSS host of allegedly doing it all…

Britain’s trial lawyers stage walkouts over legal aid funding; teachers…

British lawyers involved in criminal trials will stage a walkout on Monday in a dispute over government funding, refusing to take on new cases or cover cases for colleagues which have overrun. Barristers voted for action earlier this month with more than 80% of its 2,055 members backing walkouts, the…

The Indians living abroad are success story of India, brand…

Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised the contributions of the diaspora in promoting India’s growth story and acting as brand ambassadors of the country’s success as he interacted with them in Munich in Germany. Addressing the Indian diaspora during a massive event at the Audi Dome indoor arena, he highlighted India’s…

Prince Charles followed rules accepting suitcase of cash from Qatar…

Charity donations accepted by Britain's Prince Charles were handled correctly, his office said after a newspaper reported that he received 3 million euros ($3.2 million) in cash from a former Qatari prime minister, some of it in shopping bags. The Sunday Times said that Charles accepted three lots of cash…

Dr Sameer Patel inducted into American Association of Plastic Surgeons

INDIAN AMERICAN Dr Sameer Patel has been inducted Into the American Association of Plastic Surgeons (AAPS), the largest plastic surgery speciality organisation in the world, according to a statement. Dr Patel is the chief of the division of plastic and reconstructive surgery at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia. “This…

Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji meets vice president Venkaiah Naidu

HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswati has met Indian vice president Venkaiah Naidu at his residence in New Delhi. Pujya Swamiji invited him to the Ganga Aarti and presented him with a Rudraksha plant and angavastram, a statement said. He also shared details about the recent International Yoga Day celebrations held at…

Look forward to fruitful discussions with world leaders during the…

PRIME MINISTER Narendra Modi on Sunday (26) arrived here on a two-day visit to Germany during which he will attend the G7 summit and discuss issues like energy, food security, counter-terrorism, environment and democracy with the leaders of the powerful bloc and its partner countries. “Landed in Munich to participate…

Showing my butt was kind of a dream of mine:…

HOLLYWOOD star Chris Hemsworth, recently attended the grand premiere of his film 'Thor: Love and Thunder' at the El Captain Theatre in Los Angeles, where in an interview the actor said, "Showing my butt was kind of a dream of mine". According to Variety, Chirs Hemsworth, in a personal interaction…

‘They let white people adopt black babies but don’t let…

Hollywood actor Tiffany Haddish expressed her desire to be a 'present parent', readily available for her kids, and adopt children post her remaining two films. Speaking on the difficulties for Black women to adopt white babies, the Bad Trip actor revealed that 'it's hard out here’, reported People magazine. “As…

Christian Bale admits not watching The Batman; calls Robert Pattison…

English actor Christian Bale admitted that although he did not watch Robert Pattison's superhit film The Batman, he thinks that the latter is an 'absolutely wonderful actor'. During the premiere of Bale's Thor: Love and Thunder at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, the actor confessed that he watches only…

Varun Dhawan lauds Pakistani singer Abrarul Haq for Nach Punjaban,…

Weeks after controversy erupted over Karan Johar’s latest production venture Jugjugg Jeeyo copying Pakistani singer Abrarul Haq's song Nach Punjaban, the film's lead actor Varun Dhawan has thanked the singer for the song. He also reiterated the production house's claim that they own the rights to it. For many Bollywood…

‘Be vigilant with new or multiple sexual partners’, urges UK…

A high-level UK health official asked British citizens to remain vigilant against the symptoms of Monkeypox when getting involved with new or multiple sexual partners amid the rising number of cases. On Friday, the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) published another technical briefing on the Monkeypox as it stated that…

‘It is a monument of pride, symbol of our dignity,…

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday inaugurated the landmark Padma bridge which is being termed the pride of the country and said that conspiracies were hatched to tarnish the name of her family. After forming the government in 2009, PM Hasina faced a setback when the World Bank cancelled…

Brad Pitt opens up about face blindness; reveals he ‘struggles…

Hollywood superstar Brad Pitt thinks that he may suffer from undiagnosed prosopagnosia, the inability to recognise people’s faces that’s otherwise known as face blindness. The 58-year-old opened up about his possible medical condition, and the impact it may have on his reputation, in a recent interview with GQ. The actor…

Can’t do this simple balancing act? It will show if…

The inability to stand on one leg for 10 seconds in middle-aged and older people is related to a higher risk of mortality and a shorter life expectancy, a study has concluded.According to the research carried out by experts from universities and clinics in the UK, US, Finland, Australia and…

Will Priti Patel succeed Oliver Dowden as Conservatives chair after…

Priti Patel may be moved “sideways” from Home Office to being Conservatives Party chief to replace Oliver Dowden whose resignation has taken the Tories by surprise.Dowden put in his papers as the Conservatives chair earlier this week after the ruling party suffered crushing defeats in the by-elections to two parliamentary…

UK’s Khushi Patel wins Miss India Worldwide 2022

Khushi Patel, a biomedical student from the United Kingdom, has been declared the winner of the Miss India Worldwide 2022, the longest-running Indian pageant outside of India. Vaidehi Dongre from the US was declared the first runner up on Friday night while Shrutika Mane was adjudged the second runner up.…

Tory rebels plot next move to oust British PM Boris…

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing another brewing rebellion against his leadership of the Conservative Party after the governing party faced two crushing by-election defeats. In a triple blow, Johnson not only lost a Tory stronghold in the southern England constituency of Tiverton & Honiton and an important seat…

Gujarat government did not delay calling the Army to quell…

There was no delay on part of the Gujarat government in requisitioning the Army to deal with post-Godhra 2002 Gujarat riots, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said and noted that former Punjab DGP KPS Gill had termed the state government's action as "prompt and neutral". He also attacked Congress over…

2008 Mumbai terror attack mastermind Sajid Mir quietly jailed in…

An anti-terror court in Pakistan has quietly sentenced the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack mastermind and a senior member of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), Sajid Mir. Mir, who is among India's most wanted for his role in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, was awarded 15 years in jail term. Mir was LeT's operations…

Berrettini, Cilic eye rare opportunity to make mark at Wimbledon

Only the brave would bet against Novak Djokovic retaining his Wimbledon title or Rafa Nadal keeping his calendar-year Grand Slam hopes alive, but the form and fitness of the duo offers others a rare opportunity at the grasscourt major this year. A stop-start year due to being unvaccinated against COVID-19…

Winchester Youth MP Dev Sharma wins UK Parliament award for…

WINCHESTER'S Youth member of Parliament (MP) Dev Sharma has been named volunteer of the year in the ‘Your UK Parliament Awards 2022’. Sharma, a sixth-form pupil at Winchester College, has been awarded for his work on tackling junk-food advertising to children and young people. The awards recognise people across the…

Johnny Depp and Jeff Beck drop Beach Boys cover from…

Jeff Beck and Johnny Depp have released their cover 'Caroline, No' by The Beach Boys, along with an accompanying music video, which marks the fourth song the duo has performed from their upcoming cover album '18.' Beck and his live band performed the song on stage, which is an electric…

Game of Thrones: George R R Martin confirms Jon Snow…

Game of Thrones creator George R.R. Martin has revealed details about the Jon Snow spin-off, confirming that the rumored project is real. According to the 73-year-old author, the working title is “Snow,” and it was all Kit Harington’s idea. “Our working title for the show is SNOW,” he said in…

Pakistan PM Sharif announces 10% super tax on large-scale industries

Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Friday announced a 10 per cent super tax on large-scale industries like cement, steel and automobile, a move he said was aimed at tackling spiralling inflation and saving the cash-strapped country from going "bankrupt." High net worth individuals will also be subject to a…

Postman’s life ‘turned upside down’ after massive bank error put…

A Royal Mail postman was shocked when he was told his bank account went £1 million overdrawn, according to a report. Azhar Bhutta, 38, from Bracknell, Berkshire was told by Barclays that his main account was overdrawn by £498,764.27 while his instant ISA savings account was £499,999.11 in the red, the…

Commonwealth Summit: Prince Charles expresses ‘personal sorrow’ over suffering caused…

Prince Charles told Commonwealth leaders Friday that the choice to become a republic or abandon the queen as head of state was theirs alone, and expressed "personal sorrow" at Britain's legacy of slavery. The British heir to the throne addressed the opening of a Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM)…

UK unveils new support for Commonwealth LGBT rights campaigners

THE UK on Friday (24) announced further funding to support grassroots human rights defenders and advance equality and freedom across the Commonwealth. Several from the LGBT communities in the Commonwealth countries continue to face discrimination and criminalisation despite welcome progress made in recent years. The £2.7 million package announced by…

Baroness Scotland reelected Commonwealth secretary-general despite Boris Jonshon’s support to…

Baroness Scotland of Asthal has won a second term as the secretary-general of the Commonwealth despite British prime minister Boris Johnson’s support for her challenger from Jamaica.Her re-election at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Rwanda on Friday came amid her allies’ allegation that the UK government was “sowing…

Decoded: Is Dominic Raab’s Bill of Rights an attack on…

THE UK government introduced legislation allowing it to override rulings by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), after a judge in Strasbourg blocked flights removing asylum seekers to Rwanda. Deputy prime minister Dominic Raab said the new 'Bill of Rights' would 'restore a healthy dose of common sense' to…

Health & social care secretary Sajid Javid urges men to…

UK HEALTH and social care secretary Sajid Javid on Friday (24) set out actions being taken to prevent suicides and urged men to talk about their mental health in a speech at suicide prevention charity Papyrus’s headquarters in London. In his speech, spurred by his own family’s experience of suicide…

‘Absolutely amazing’ claim first reactions for Chris Hemsworth’s Thor: Love…

Marvel fans are just two weeks away from the release of the latest MCU installment Thor: Love and Thunder, but the much anticipated has now had its premiere in Los Angeles, and the first reactions are out now. Returning director Taika Waititi essentially reinvented the Thor franchise with his 2017…

The rapid-expanding Qmin App by IHCL is now downloadable in…

Qmin was born from a vision fuelled by guest feedback and IHCL’s drive towards ensuring complete guest satisfaction. As the pandemic gripped the country in March 2020, the need for the familiar taste of the food from our signature restaurants began to generate queries on how one could enjoy these…

Watch: Former ICC elite panel umpire Asad Rauf now runs…

A former ICC elite panel umpire now runs a second-hand clothes shop in Lahore, Pakistan, and says he has no interest in cricket anymore, media reports said. Asad Rauf, 66, umpired 170 international games from 2000 to 2013, is now an owner of a shop in Landa Bazaar, Lahore. "I’ve…

Shocking: Sharon Stone reveals she lost 9 children through miscarriages,…

Veteran actress Sharon Stone has revealed the heartbreaking news that she has suffered nine miscarriages. The 64-year-old actress made the brave statement on a People Instagram post which featured an interview with Peta Murgatroyd who recently spoke about losing a pregnancy of her own. "We, as females don't have a…

‘He’s wonderful and supportive:’ Camille Vasquez on her boyfriend’s reaction…

Camille Vasquez recently appeared in her first one-on-one televised interview after the Johnny Depp vs. Amber Heard defamation trial. While speaking to Access Hollywood's Mario Lopez, the attorney opened up about her boyfriend Edward Owen's reaction to her dating rumours with Depp during the ongoing trial. “He’s wonderful and supportive…

Khaby Lame overtakes Charli D’Amelio as most followed TikToker in…

SOCIAL MEDIA personality Khaby Lame has achieved a new record of garnering 142.8 million followers on the short-form video hosting service, TikTok. Lame, has surged past popular Tik Tok video creator Charli D'Amelio who currently has 142.3 million followers, reported Variety. The 22-year-old's video content includes reacting to absurd life-hack…

Here’s why R Madhavan won’t direct a film again after…

R Madhavan, who is set to make his directorial debut with Rocketry: The Nambi Effect, is not sure about directing a film, anytime soon. The actor said he finds the process very ‘exhausting’. Madhavan, who has written, directed, and has also acted in Rocketry, added that his wife Sarita, too,…

‘The character is fascinating:’ Chris Hemsworth on Christian Bale’s Gorr…

Marvel stars Chris Hemsworth and Natalie Portman are in absolute awe of Oscar winner Christian Bale’s terrifying turn as Gorr the God Butcher in the latest MCU film Thor: Love and Thunder. In the movie, Hemsworth returns as the titular superhero, a role that he previously played in three solo…

‘In April, the Taliban killed a midwife, amputating her legs,…

Amid the plummeting humanitarian and economic conditions, women and girls in Afghanistan are being deprived of their most basic human rights -- employment and education, speakers told the Security Council on Thursday, as they examined the restrictive policies of the Taliban who took control of that country in August last…

Saif Ali Khan is on a shopping spree in UK,…

Kareena Kapoor Khan's latest Instagram post is proof of the fact that she is having loads of fun vacationing with her family in the UK. Taking to the social media application, Kareena dropped a picture of her husband Saif Ali Khan from the streets of the UK. In the image,…

‘Aashiq Hoon is a tribute to the music of the…

Music composer Zain Khan is currently on cloud nine as his latest single “Aashiq Hoon,” featuring popular television stars Mohsin Khan and Aneri Vijan, has turned out to be a massive success. The song has been trending at No. 1 on YouTube for several days now and has already clocked…

‘We cannot carry on with business as usual’: Britain’s Conservative…

Oliver Dowden, the chairman of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative party, resigned on Friday, saying it could not carry on with business as usual after two crushing by-election defeats and someone had to take responsibility."Yesterday's parliamentary by-elections are the latest in a run of very poor results for our…

London has produced the most Wimbledon winners since 1877!

Ahead of the 2022 Wimbledon championship, bettingexpert.com has analysed 145 years worth of data to find out which city has produced the most Wimbledon winners since the tournament’s inception in 1877. The places of birth of all the winners in singles, doubles and mixed tournaments were collected and according to…

No ranking points on offer but Wimbledon no exhibition

Wimbledon starts on Monday without Russia's world number one Daniil Medvedev and Belarus's former top-ranked Victoria Azarenka but the grasscourt Grand Slam will hardly feel like an exhibition event despite no ranking points on offer. The 2022 edition of the world's most prestigious tennis tournament will be held without points…

Kyrgios poised for major breakthrough at Wimbledon: Evert

Nick Kyrgios could finally be ready to deliver on the promise he has flashed throughout his turbulent career when he brings his powerful game to the grass courts of Wimbledon next week, tennis great Chris Evert said. While the hugely talented Australian often bamboozles opponents with an array of incredible…

‘The critics need to keep an open mind about the…

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday defended his controversial deal to expel migrants to Rwanda, telling critics to "keep an open mind". On the first day of a trip to Kigali -- which is hosting a Commonwealth summit this week -- he also heaped praise on Rwandan President Paul…

Racism in aid sector is real, it must be challenged…

BRITISH MPs in a report published on Thursday (23) have called on the development aid sector to recognise and tackle racism in its practices. It added that racism in aid sector is a hangover of colonialism. The international development committee in its report-Racism in the aid sector, said that international…

A Wimbledon without Federer, McEnroe looks on the bright side

Wimbledon is set to kick off without Roger Federer for the first time in over two decades next week and with the clock ticking down on the Swiss maestro's career John McEnroe said he was grateful for being able to watch him play the sport for so long. Federer, who…

British Airways staff at Heathrow vote to strike this summer

British Airways staff at London's Heathrow airport voted on Thursday to strike over pay, threatening disruption at one of Europe's busiest aviation hubs during an already chaotic summer for air travellers. Air passengers across Europe have already faced lengthy delays and cancellations of hundreds of flights in recent weeks as…

Bollywood stars break stigma and speak out about having thalassaemia…

What do Amitabh Bachchan and Jackie Shroff have in common? The obvious answer is that they are famous Bollywood actors but did you know that both of them also have thalassaemia minor? Whilst this may sound serious, having thalassaemia minor (or thalassaemia trait as it is often referred to) does…

Three men charged over robbery of former world boxing champion…

Three men have been charged with conspiracy to commit robbery more than two months after former world boxing champion Amir Khan was threatened and robbed at gunpoint in east London.On April 18, a few men approached Khan in Leyton and robbed him of his expensive watch after threatening the boxer…

Peeling back the layers of being Tabu

WHY THE FILM STAR IS AN ALL-TIME ACTING GREAT TALENTED star Tabu is the go-to actress for Indian producers looking to add weight to their movies, with the heavy hitter able to take on any big challenge. This has resulted in the globally acclaimed actress playing an impressive range of…

Kylie Jenner faces severe backlash for wasting $70M on a…

Kylie Jenner is under fire for taking a 30-minute journey on her $70m private jet. The 24-year-old reality TV star and business mogul recently travelled in her $70 million private jet for a 30-minute trip from Calabasas to Palm Springs, irking netizens around the world. The billionaire jetted off on…

Why Britain must rethink its Rwanda refugees plan

FOLLOWING high drama last week, a group of frightened, traumatised men seeking asylum in the UK received a last-minute reprieve from being shipped thousands of miles across the globe to Rwanda. But even with a legal injunction from the European Court of Human Rights, the UK government still hopes to…

British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell deserve at least 30 years sentence…

GHISLAINE MAXWELL should be sentenced to between 30 and 55 years in prison after being convicted of helping the sex offender and globetrotting financier Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse teenage girls, US prosecutors said on Wednesday (22). Maxwell, 60, was convicted in December by a federal jury on five charges, including…

Scottish MP launches consultation on bill to pardon thousands of…

Scottish MP Natalie Don has sought speedy legal pardons for all people executed over witchcraft under a historic law.The Scottish National Party politician said on Thursday that failures to administer justice posthumously to the victims of Witchcraft Act 1563 and thereby create awareness would “prolong misogyny”.Don, who spoke before the…

Stranger Things star Joe Keery announces his new album ‘Decide’…

Djo, the solo project of Stranger Things star Joe Keery, has released ‘Change’, the latest single to be lifted from the actor-musician’s upcoming sophomore album. The song dropped yesterday (June 22), and marks Djo’s first release since the 2020 track, ‘Keep Your Head Up’. Before that, Djo made its debut…

Celebrating 30 years of King Khan

FROM AWARDS TO ZERO AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN, WHY SHAH RUKH HAS RULED BOLLYWOOD THIS week marks the 30th film anniversary of Shah Rukh Khan. Hindi cinema’s biggest global star of the modern era made his big screen debut on June 25, 1992, in hit romantic drama Deewana. He went…

UK couple jailed for enslaving 29 people in Bristol house…

A couple has been jailed for forcing vulnerable people into modern slavery and spending their earnings.Maros Tancos and Joanna Gomulska are found to have trafficked at least 29 people to the UK from Slovakia or Hungary on the promise of a better life.Bristol Crown Court ordered Tancos to undergo imprisonment…

Mikhail Sen: This role is a dream come true

MIKHAIL SEN EXPLAINS THE CHALLENGES OF HIS NEW PLAY AND WHY BEING PRESENT IS IMPORTANT HUGELY popular theatre production The Play That Goes Wrong is the longest running comedy in central London’s West End and is beautifully blundering its way through an eighth year of entertaining enthralled audiences. The laughter-filled…

Muslim take on a Hollywood rom-com

FILMMAKER IMAN ZAWAHRY AND ACTRESS AIZZAH FATIMA DISCUSS THEIR NEW MOVIE AMERICANISH THIS year’s London Indian Film Festival includes the European premiere of Americanish. The unique romantic comedy with female Muslims at the forefront revolves around a single New York-based first-generation immigrant mother trying to find suitable matches for her…

Nikhil Parmar: I see a lot of myself in my…

NEW theatre production Invisible, written and performed by Nikhil Parmar, is a dark comedy about a man’s desperate struggle to be seen as the hero of his own narrative. The challenging one-man play, which runs at Bush Theatre in London, sees the acclaimed actor adds to his already impressive body…

4 Factors to Consider Before Investing in a Pension Plan…

Planning for one’s retirement is crucial for ensuring a financially independent life post-retirement. Even though most people working in the corporate sector, or government jobs tend to have a pension fund set up by their employer, it’s often not enough to match future inflation rates, considering the fact that inflation…

Explainer: What is polio, how does it spread and are…

A type of poliovirus derived from vaccines has been detected in London sewage samples, the WHO and British health officials said Wednesday (22), adding that more analysis was underway. No human cases of polio have been found in Britain, where the crippling disease was fully eradicated two decades ago. The…

‘It is always exciting to play the antagonist:’ Sanjay Dutt…

If we talk about villains of the industry, it's hard to miss out on Sanjay Dutt's contribution to the same. Be it 'Khal Nayak', Vaastav: The Reality' or 'Agneepath', 'K.G.F: Chapter 2', Sanjay has won many hearts with his strong antagonist roles over the years. And now he is once…

Pandemic of Asian mental illness

SOUTH ASIAN mental health experts and survivors are urging the government to provide care specifically to meet their needs. They warned that the Covid pandemic has highlighted the lack of “culturally appropriate and culturally sensitive” services, and people are “suffering in silence”. As part of its 10-year mental health strategy,…

Bollywood singing sensation Sunidhi Chauhan returns to UK

LIVE PERFORMANCE MUMBAI MASALA When: Until Sunday August 28 Where: Proud City, 1 Mark Lane, Opposite Fenchurch Street Station, London EC3R 7AH What: Spicy new immersive Bollywood musical experience, featuring hip shaking dances, heart breaking romance, hilarious comedy, and delectable cuisine. www.proudcabaret.com JUBIN NAUTIYAL When: Saturday June 25 and Sunday…

Watch: Indian man holds scorpion pose for 29 minutes, creates…

​A Dubai-based Indian yoga teacher has created the Guinness World Record for holding a yoga pose for 30 minutes, according to media reports. Yash Mansukhbhai Moradiya has held the scorpion pose for 29 minutes and four seconds. The video of Moradiya has been posted by Guinness Worlds Records on their…

Nav Bhatia: My journey with the Toronto Raptors has changed…

NAV BHATIA DISCUSSES HIS FILM, BEING A BASKETBALL SUPERFAN AND MEETING OBAMA THIS year’s London Indian Film Festival closes with Superfan: The Nav Bhatia Story. The inspiring documentary charts the story of Nav Bhatia from being an impoverished Indian immigrant in Canada to becoming first a successful businessman and then…

‘Aryan was our ‘Little Professor’, brilliant at maths, an all-rounder…

The devastated family of a 13-year-old boy who drowned while cooling off in a river in Wales have released a moving tribute in his memory.Aryan Ghoniya was reported missing in the River Taff in Cardiff on Tuesday and an extensive search was carried out by local police, fire, ambulance, coastguard…

Boris Johnson to meet Prince Charles in Rwanda amid sharp…

BRITISH prime minister Boris Johnson said he was looking forward to visiting Rwanda on Thursday (23) to help people shed their "condescending attitudes" to Rwanda after criticism of the government's plans to deport asylum seekers to the country. Johnson will meet with Prince Charles in Kigali on Friday (24) on…

‘I really relished people seeing me as big:’ Natalie Portman…

Revealing the professional secret of her 'increased height' in the upcoming movie 'Thor: Love and Thunder' Hollywood actor Natalie Portman said that to attain nine inches she bulked up her body and walked on a special 'deck' for the film. According to Variety, Portman trained with a professional for about…

‘If this is an IMF budget, then who has tied…

Pakistan Federal Minister for Climate Change Sherry Rehman on Wednesday accused Imran Khan's policies of bringing the country on the verge of bankruptcy and said that they are left with no choice but to accept the budget on the terms of International Monetary Funds.While taking part in a debate on…

Strikes cripple Britain’s railways, unions stick to their demand of…

STRIKES crippled Britain's rail network on Thursday (23) as union bosses, train operating firms and the government faced off over demands that workers' pay increases keep pace with surging inflation. A spike in the cost of food and fuel is pushing many household budgets to the brink and is driving…

Top court disallows Burkinis in public swimming pools in French…

France's top administrative court on Tuesday blocked a bid to allow the "burkini" at municipal pools in the city of Grenoble, upholding a government challenge against a move that revived France's intense debate on Islam.The all-in-one swimsuit, used by some Muslim women to cover their bodies and hair while swimming,…

Economic crisis is forcing Brits to opt for gambling, crypto:…

Britain's worsening cost-of-living squeeze is pushing some people into gambling and cryptocurrency investments in last-ditch attempts to make ends meet, a gambling charity warned on Thursday.GamCare said it had increasingly received calls from people receiving state welfare payments who had gambled in the hope they could cover soaring energy and…

‘I got rape, death threats, and sh*t delivered in dabbas:’…

Sona Mohapatra, who is known for voicing her opinions fiercely, recounted that she had "actually sh*t coming in dabbas into her studio" in 2016 when she called Salman Khan out for his ‘rape’ remarks while he was promoting Sultan. Salman, during the promotions of Sultan, had said in an interview…

Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan to follow Timothee Chalamet’s…

Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan reportedly has been planning to make his debut as a director for some time. Reports claimed that he is working on a script for web series and now the latest report claims he is inspired by Hollywood actor Timothee Chalamet. Scroll down to know…

Have you seen Amitabh Bachchan’s doppelganger from Pakistan? Steve McCurry…

There are a lot of people who have a strikingly similar resemblance with some of the most prominent faces. Similarly, there are a lot of people who pretend to be the look-alike of megastar Amitabh Bachchan. Meanwhile, a photo recently shared by a world-renowned photographer Steve McCurry is sending netizens…

Pankaj Tripathi: I’m not in favour of my dialogues being…

Actor Pankaj Tripathi says he doesn’t like the idea of working in a movie or a show made in a language he is not “comfortable with”. Tripathi, the versatile star of films such as “Stree”, “Gurgaon”, “Ludo” and web series “Mirzapur”, said he is also not in favour of his…

Why this Indian American neurosurgeon almost changed his name to…

AN Indian American neurosurgeon has urged Asians to acknowledge instances of racism in people's lives and to even talk about how they impact them.  In a CNN podcast, Dr Sanjay Gupta revealed why he almost changed his name to Steve. "When I when I was young, probably around six, seven…

Celebrate Eid-al-Adha with great value products from Sainsbury’s

Following the expansion of its World Foods range earlier this year, Sainsbury’s has a number of products that are perfect for hosting this Eid-al-Adha. Create delicious meals for the whole family or indulge in intimate dining with close friends using authentic ingredients at great prices. [caption id="attachment_190199" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Tariq…

ECB appoints Muslim inclusion adviser post racism scandal

THE England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has appointed a Muslim inclusion body as an adviser, a report said.  Nujum Sports, which devised the Muslim athlete charter, will work with the men's and women's England teams, the 18 counties and the recreational game, the BBC reported. Former Yorkshire player Azeem…

Monkeypox may soon have a new name, here’s why

Monkeypox may soon have a new name after scientists called for a change to dispel stereotypes of Africa being seen as a crucible of disease. The World Health Organization announced last week that it is "working with partners and experts from around the world on changing the name of monkeypox…

Indian High Commission celebrates International Day of Yoga at BAPS…

THE Indian High Commission in London on Tuesday (21) celebrated the eighth International Day of Yoga at BAPS Swaminarayan Temple in Neasden. Besides Indian high commissioner HE Gaitri Issar Kumar, Lord Rami Ranger and East Harrow member of parliament Bob Blackman addressed the gathering. Yoga enthusiasts from all over London…

UK’s first openly gay judge to review impact of historic…

Lord Etherton, the UK’s first openly gay judge, will head an independent review into the impact of the historic ban on LGBT military personnel had on veterans.The review will help the government understand the experience of LGBT veterans, who served between 1967 and 2000, including how being discharged from the…

‘It was completely f*cked up,’ says Emma Thompson regretting how…

Emma Thompson, who is currently in news for her latest film Good Luck to You, Leo Grande, has opened up on the body dysmorphia that plagued her in her teenage years and twenties. The award-winning actress, 63, goes nude for her new movie Good Luck to You, Leo Grande, and…

Disused Shetland convenience store to become Britain’s most northerly mosque

Lerwick on the Shetland Islands is likely to get a mosque if a businessman’s application to convert his disused convenience store into a place of worship for Muslims gets approval from the local authority.If the plan fructifies, the structure in the main town of the Shetland archipelago in Scotland will…

Number of women having an abortion reaches record high in…

THE latest annual abortion statistics report has revealed that a record number of abortions took place in England and Wales last year, according to a report.  There were 214,869 terminations in 2021, the highest number since the procedure became legal in Great Britain through the 1967 Abortion Act. Almost nine…

Rowan Atkinson explains the main purpose of a joke, says…

British actor and comedian Rowan Atkinson defended the act of comedy, sharing that the main purpose of a joke is 'to offend' or have the 'potential to offend'. Taking a stand against 'cancel culture', which is the practice of engaging in mass cancelling to show disapproval of something, Atkinson in…

Everyone living in the UK must have free access to…

LONDON mayor Sadiq Khan on Wednesday (22) urged the government to provide free NHS care for everyone living in the UK to prevent another potential Windrush scandal.  On Windrush Day (June 22), Khan called for an end to the NHS charging regulations for migrants which impacts undocumented Londoners as they…

Shamshera Teaser: Fans in awe of Ranbir Kapoor’s fierce dacoit…

Yash Raj Films unveiled the teaser of their much-awaited film Shamshera and Ranbir Kapoor looks fiery in this intriguing tale of the dacoits. Sharing the teaser on Instagram, Yash Raj Films wrote, "A legend who will leave his mark. #ShamsheraTrailer out on 24th June. Experience SHAMSHERA in @imax in Hindi,…

Despite its roots in India, yoga is pretty much whitewashed:…

Diversity has eluded the UK’s yoga sector despite the practice having its roots in India, even as black and minority ethnic practitioners are challenging racism in yoga organisations. While the British Medical Journal found in 2020 that 91 per cent of British yoga practitioners were white, there are also reports…

Who is Dr Aarti Prabhakar, nominated Joe Biden’s top science…

US President Joe Biden on Tuesday nominated Indian American Dr Aarti Prabhakar as the next White House science adviser as his administration aims to leverage science, technology, and innovation.If confirmed by the Senate, Dr Prabhakar will be Biden's Chief Advisor for Science and Technology, a co-chair of the President's Council…

Pakistan’s Punjab imposes ’emergency’ due to rise in rape cases

PAKISTAN's Punjab province has decided to declare an "emergency" amid a rapid increase of reported cases of sexual abuse against women and children. Speaking at a press conference, Punjab home minister Atta Tarar said that an increase in such incidents was a serious issue for society and government officials. "Four…

This actor said no to the controversial perfume ad promoting…

An actor had refused to appear in the controversial Layer’r SHOT perfume ads that recently faced massive backlash for their content. The advertisements featured four men discussing who gets the “shot” on the last remaining bottle of perfume but showing a woman instead of the bottle. The other showed some…

Amber Heard and Robert Pattinson emerge as ‘most beautiful person…

By using a traditional face mapping method, it is declared that the Hollywood actor Amber Heard and Robert Pattinson have the most beautiful faces in the world. As per a publication, Dr Julian De Silva from the Centre for Advanced Facial Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery in London used an ancient…

Education secretary Nadhim Zahawi opens up on bullying experience as…

EDUCATION secretary Nadhim Zahawi spoke out against bullying on the eve of the ‘Don’t Face It Alone’ campaign day (22) and the veteran reflected on his own childhood ordeal to raise awareness of the campaign which is led by the Diana Award, a charity which is inspired by Princess Diana’s…

Scottish cricketer John Blain ‘charged’ in Yorkshire racism case: Report

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is believed to have charged prolific Scottish cricketer John Blain in its investigation into the allegations of racism surrounding Yorkshire County Cricket Club.The board had said last week that Yorkshire and a "number of individuals" were charged but had not named anyone.During his…

Vijay is my life: A letter to Thalapathy Vijay by…

Talented actor Vijay has entertained audiences, broken box office records and gained a dedicated fanbase that follows his every move. One of India’s biggest film stars turns a year older on June 22 and celebrates his 48th birthday. He will receive a tidal wave of good wishes from his impressive…

Nairita Chakraborty becomes commissioner of UK history preservation body

A British Indian architect and design advocate has been named as the commissioner of the public body overseeing the UK’s environment and heritage.  Nairita Chakraborty has been appointed as the commissioner of Historic England and will start her new role on July 1 for a term of four years until…

Bias at workplace hampers the growth of Black and Asian…

A majority of black and Asian employees of UK-based organisations think they have missed career growth opportunities because of their identity, despite the apparent inclusive workplace culture, research revealed.While 66 per cent of workers of Asian backgrounds feel they are overlooked for promotions and other opportunities, 71 per cent of…

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Muslim countries are the biggest hypocrites, they have the…

CONTROVERSIES are not new to him but he remains unfazed even when they tend to take the most sinister form. Geert Wilders is never known for mincing words and often they are hard-hitting, so much so that he often ends up receiving life threats. But the Party for Freedom leader…

How a popular Punjabi song turned into a confrontation with…

London-based model turned actress, Sangeet Samra, known for featuring in music videos with Bollywood singers, Jonita Gandhi and Parichay, recently featured as the lead actress in Punjabi star Gurnam Bhullar’s music video for the song, Jija Sali. This song, with over 37 million views on YouTube, has been a complete…

Former Zivame CEO Amisha Jain to head Levi Strauss’ South…

Clothing firm Levi Strauss & Co has appointed Amisha Jain as its new senior vice president and managing director for South Asia-Middle East and Africa (SAMEA).She succeeds Sanjeev Mohanty who is currently the company's senior vice president and managing director of the US and Canada. Known as a turnaround specialist,…

EastEnders star Jessie Wallace arrested for assaulting police officer

EastEnders star Jessie Wallace was arrested after allegedly attacking a cop in a drunken bust-up at a nightclub. The actress, 50, was held after the row erupted outside Flex in leafy Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, in front of revellers. A video shows the moment that Wallace was arrested for allegedly…

Uttarakhand CM leads state’s Yoga day celebration with Yoga Gurus…

THE chief minister of Uttarakhand led the state’s Yoga day celebrations from Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh, with Yoga gurus HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji and Pujya Sadhvi Bhagawatiji on Tuesday (21), according to a statement.  Chief minister Pushkar Singh Dhami, along with cabinet ministers Subodh Uniyal, Premchand Aggarwal, state lawmakers Renu…

Twerking in a Hijab: Mandana Karimi reacts after facing severe…

Mandana Karimi was at the receiving end of criticism for posting an Instagram Reel wearing a Hijab. The actress was seen twerking and dancing as she was recorded on camera in a mall. It was all probably a part of the shoot but the actress was dressed in a burqa…

Gaps in student mental health services to be addressed

STUDENTS are set to benefit from a better integration of mental health services to prevent them falling through the gaps at university. The new scheme will bring together university, National Health Service (NHS) and mental health services to create regional partnerships that could include physical hubs that students can visit…

‘Feels like my first film again and I’m really excited,’…

Actor Anushka Sharma has returned to film sets after almost three years (given the pandemic and her maternity break) with Chakda Xpress and she could not be happier. "It feels like my first film again and I'm really excited to start this journey with Chakda Xpress, a film that I…

Sexually exploited children in Oldham were let down by police…

AN independent review into Oldham child sexual abuse has revealed that the police and council failed to protect vulnerable children.  The review published on Monday (20) found that there were serious failings in the handling of some cases. According to the report, there were multiple missed opportunities to prevent abuse…

Pakistan: Surgery botched as staff cut newborn baby’s head, leave…

IN a case of gross medical negligence, the staff of a rural health centre in Pakistan’s Sindh province severed the head of a newborn baby and left it inside the mother’s womb, leaving the 32-year-old Hindu woman in a life-threatening situation. The tragic incident prompted the Sindh government to form…

Long Covid is a real problem, says White House Covid-19-response…

Ashish Jha, the Covid-19-response coordinator at the White House, said it would take more than a year from now to get the disease to fade into the background with a new generation of vaccines that block the transmission of the coronavirus.The Indian-American general internist physician said with herd immunity building…

BAPS Swaminarayan Research Institute inaugurated in US

THE BAPS Swaminarayan Research Institute, US, was inaugurated on Saturday (18) in Robbinsville, New Jersey, at the site of Swaminarayan Akshardham – North America. Besides Mahamahopadhyaya Pujya Bhadreshdas Swami, a renowned scholar of Hindu Philosophy and Sanskrit, more than 115 representatives from 50 Hindu temples and organisations, devotees and swamis…

Today yoga is becoming a mutual basis for global cooperation:…

ON the occasion of International Day of Yoga, prime minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday (21) said that yoga is becoming a way of life and has become a source of inspiration for health, balance and cooperation. The Prime Minister remarked that India is celebrating Yoga Day at a time when…

The Night Manager remake featuring Anil Kapoor and Aditya Roy…

Months after beginning production, the Hindi adaptation of the successful British show The Night Manager has finally got its official title. The high-profile streaming show will be called Captain. The upcoming show is headlined by Anil Kapoor and Aditya Roy Kapur. Talented actress Sobhita Dhulipala, known for Made in Heaven,…

Rail strikes: ‘People who physically need to turn up for…

RUSH-HOUR commuters in the UK faced chaos on Tuesday (21) as railway workers began the network's biggest strike action in more than three decades, with a cost-of-living crisis threatening wider industrial action. Last-ditch talks to avert the strike broke down on Monday, meaning more than 50,000 members of rail union…

Bradley Cooper reveals he was mocked by a famous director…

Hollywood actor Bradley Cooper revealed that he was mocked by a famous director for having seven Oscar nominations. In a recent podcast, Cooper said the incident occurred when Cooper attended a party after the award season of his film, A Star Is Born. The director who mocked The Hangover star…

I no longer live with or wish to be related…

Elon Musk's transgender daughter has filed a request to change her name in accordance with her new gender identity and because "I no longer live with or wish to be related to my biological father in any way, shape or form."The petition for both a name change and a new…

International Yoga Day 2022: 5 TV celebrities who practise yoga…

A lot of people swear by Yoga to stay fit and healthy. Known for its healing techniques and proven benefits, Yoga has now become an integral part of a lot of people's lives. Like Bollywood celebrities, Television stars are also ardent believers in the magic of Yoga. On the occasion…

R Madhavan reveals SRK and Suriya did not charge single…

Shah Rukh Khan, the king of hearts for many due to his ability to make feel special, has smitten actor R Madhavan too who is completely awed by the superstar's humility. While promoting his upcoming film 'Rocketry: The Nambi Effect' in New Delhi on Monday, Madhavan revealed that SRK did…

Chris Evans more interested in returning to MCU as Human…

Hollywood actor Chris Evans has recently revealed that he'd be more interested in returning to the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Johnny Storm (Human Torch) rather than as Steve Rogers (Captain America). Evans has played the latter role for a decade in various MCU tentpoles prior to which he had starred…

Tiverton and Honiton by-election: UK PM Johnson faces prospect of…

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson could this week lose two parliamentary seats that once illustrated his broad appeal, showing his declining popularity that could spur his party to try to find a way to oust him.His Conservative Party are contesting two by-elections on Thursday: one in Tiverton and Honiton, a…

No one is Queen Victoria or Prince: BJP ammid Congress’…

"No one is Queen Victoria or Prince in this country that they won't be probed, law is equal for all. Everyone is probed for corruption...The public knows about the involvement of a family and Rahul Gandhi's role in misusing the country's money through the National Herald scam. It is natural…

Britain’s biggest rail strikes would make travel a nightmare

Britain faces its biggest rail strike in 30 years this week when tens of thousands of staff walk out in a pay dispute that unions warn could lead to coordinated action across other industries due to the mounting cost of living crisis. British households are already experiencing the biggest economic…

Jehan Daruvala set to become third Indian to drive a…

Mumbai Falcons is proud to announce that Indian racer Jehan Daruvala will take part in a test with world championship-winning team McLaren this week in their 2021 Formula 1 car. Jehan will drive the MCL35M car at the Silverstone circuit in England. The test will give Jehan, who is currently…

Birmingham Labour councillor apologises for ‘anti-semitic’ remarks, says ‘There is…

A Labour councillor of Birmingham has apologised for her historic anti-Semitic comments on social media.In her Facebook messages, Shabina Bano had accused waste collector Veolia of being a 'Zionist supporter' and wished a child cancer survivor had died, Birmingham Live reported.Apparently referring to Veolia, a 2014 message posted on her…

I was 11 when I first visited a homeless shelter…

Prince William evoked his late mother Princess Diana's work for charity, as he described as "eye-opening" selling copies on a London street of a magazine that helps to combat homelessness, saying he was committed to highlighting the problem. William, second in line to the British throne, was spotted in early…

From Sara Ali Khan to Shilpa Shetty, here’re 7 Bollywood…

Yoga is known across the globe for soothing one's mind and body. And while many practice Yoga regularly, Bollywood actors are no less. As the world celebrates the International Day of Yoga on June 21, take a look at 7 celebrities who swear by Yoga to stay fit and healthy:…

Did UK commit blunder by lifting pension age? Report finds

THE UK’s decision to increase the age at which people can avail pension benefits has ended up pushing 100,000 more people into poverty with one-in-seven of those hit by the change, Bloomberg reported. The finding, which has been reported by the Institute for Fiscal Studies and the Centre for Ageing…

52,000 people tried to cross the English Channel in 2021:…

THE number of migrants seeking to cross the Channel from France to England rose 68 per cent in the first half of 2022, the French interior ministry said Monday (20). From January 1 to June 13, there were 777 attempted crossings involving 20,132 people, up 68 percent on the same…

Meghan Markle supporters retort at Buckingham Palace leaked ‘bullying’ report,…

SUPPORTERS of Meghan Markle have come out in support of The Duchess of Sussex after a report claiming that she was investigated by some members of the Buckingham Palace in lieu of her allegedly bullying a staff of the Palace was leaked. According to the report, Markle was responsible for…

Female barrister suspended and fined for saying trial judge was…

A “belligerent” barrister who created a “toxic atmosphere in court” has been suspended from practice for four months.According to a Bar disciplinary tribunal judgment last week, Jacqueline Vallejo’s behaviour towards senior crown court judge Kaly Kaul was “rude and unprofessional”.Vallejo, 50, who was “belligerent towards court” and “unduly argumentative” was…

UK PM back to Downing Street after minor sinus operation

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has had a "very minor routine operation related to his sinuses", his official spokesman said on Monday. "He went to the hospital around 6:00 am (0500 GMT) and the operation was carried out first thing this morning," he told reporters. "He was back in Downing…

‘I’m not sure I would play that character now,’ Anjli…

Anjli Mohindra, the star of Vigil and The Sarah Jane Adventures, has admitted she is ‘not sure’ she would take on the role of a suicide bomber in BBC One drama Bodyguard if offered it now. The 32-year-old actress played a suspected suicide bomber named Nadia in the drama watched…

Ezra Miller aka ‘The Flash’ axed from future DCEU films…

According to reports, Ezra Miller will be dropped from the DC Universe after the release of The Flash as the actor has been mired in multiple controversies lately. Warner Bros is seriously contemplating cutting all ties with the actor in the future, after the film releases in June 2023. In the…

This US-based Sikh man is selling fuel at loss to…

While fuel prices are going through the roof, an Indian-origin gas station owner in the United States takes a part of the burden on himself from his customers.Jaswinder Singh, who runs a Valero Food Mart in Phoenix in the southwestern US state of Arizona, buys fuel from his supplier at…

New online cost of living tools launched to help Britons…

Workers across the UK will be able to go online, input their salary and see how much they could save thanks to the tax cut which comes in on 6th July.New Financial Support and Benefits Checker Tool will also help people find the government support they’re eligible for.A NEW online…

Regulation of buy-now-pay-later set to protect millions of people

Millions of people will be protected through strengthening regulation of interest-free Buy-Now Pay-Later credit agreements, under plans announced by the government today (20th June).Buy-Now Pay-Later credit agreements can be a helpful way to manage your finances, allowing people to spread the full cost of a purchase over time. However, people…

Cult leader Rajinder Kalia set to face trial over allegations…

Rajinder Kalia, a cult leader facing the accusation of raping his four women devotees, has failed in his attempt to get the case dismissed.Kalia, 65, is believed to have groomed worshippers as young as four at the Baba Balak Nath temple in Bell Green, Coventry. He allegedly influenced his devotees…

Stranger Things actor Joe Quinn spills the beans on this…

British actor Joe Quinn, whose performance in Stranger Things was praised, has revealed a couple of tantalising insights about the highly-anticipated season four finale. According to Deadline, Quinn's character Eddie Munson, who first appeared at the beginning of the fourth season as the big-haired metalhead who runs the Hellfire Club…

India, US, and Israel have the agenda to target Pakistan’s…

Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan on Sunday said that his party will continue protests against Pakistan's 'imported' government till the announcement of fresh elections.The PTI chief asked his party workers to be prepared for his call as they want a date for fresh elections and protests will be continued till…

Shabaash Mithu Trailer: Taapsee Pannu as Mithali Raj hits the…

The much-awaited trailer of Taapsee Pannu's upcoming film Shabaash Mithu is finally out and the actor looks fierce as she steps into the shoes of former Indian women's cricket captain Mithali Raj. In the trailer, Taapsee Pannu portrays the role of Mithu, a small-town girl with many big dreams in…

Oscar-winning director Paul Haggis detained in Italy over charges of…

Oscar-winning director and screenwriter Paul Haggis was detained on Sunday on sexual assault charges and personal injury accusations in Italy's Ostuni town. A 'foreign' woman, who was not of Italian origin, pressed these charges against the director, reported a leading publication. The woman claimed that Haggis had forced her to…

I feel like I’m going to explode with excitement: British…

Britain's double Olympic champion Kelly Holmes has revealed she is gay, saying she was nervous and excited about coming out in a move that could have saved her years of heartache.The 52-year-old, who won gold in the 800 and 1,500 metres at the 2004 Games in Athens, said on Saturday…

‘It is gratifying that a streaming show has legacy value,’…

“If my characters are allowed to change, why can't I,” asks filmmaker Imtiaz Ali, arguing that he would not have been able to write the dark and brooding She without the effervescent Jab We Met. The second season of She, which explores the seamy underbelly of Mumbai through the eyes…

Crackdown on parents going on holiday during term time; ‘all…

THE British government has warned that all parents who take their children on holiday during term time will be handed a fixed penalty notice (FPN), according to a report.  Parents will be fined £120 under a new nationwide crackdown as ministers vow to end 'postcode lottery' on how councils battle…

‘Asylum seekers can’t just vanish’: Boris Johnson supports Home Office…

BRITISH prime minister Boris Johnson has defended government plans to electronically tag some asylum seekers who arrive in the UK in small boats or lorries, reports said.  Earlier this week, the Home Office published guidance on a 12-month pilot using electronic tagging to monitor individuals who arrive in the country…

Ms Marvel dances to Kajol’s iconic song ‘Mere Khwabon Mein,’…

Iman Vellani is presently basking in the success of her Marvel Studios’ series Ms Marvel wherein she plays the character of Kamala Khan. The show that premiered earlier this month has been garnering good response from various quarters. Besides its engrossing content, the show has been making the headline for…

Guy Ritchie set to helm live-action remake of Hercules; Russo…

Guy Ritchie, who directed Disney's Aladdin, is set to direct the upcoming live-action adaptation of the 1997 classic Hercules. According to a publication, Avengers: Endgame directors Joe and Anthony Russo's AGBO is producing the project, which has enlisted action specialist Dave Callaham to write the first script. Additional writers are…

Whenever I visit her, she offers me sweets with her…

ON the 100th birthday of his mother Heeraben Modi, prime minister Narendra Modi on Saturday (18) penned an emotional blog and recollected some special moments from his childhood that he spent with his mother. He recalled several sacrifices made by his mother as he grew up and mentioned various qualities…

Offered president Zelenskiy a major new military training programme that…

BRITISH prime minister Boris Johnson offered to launch a military training programme for Ukrainian forces on Friday (17) as he met president Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Kyiv on his second trip to the Ukrainian capital since Russia's invasion. Johnson, who survived a no confidence vote earlier this month, was greeted by…

Pakistani restaurant receives severe criticism for using Alia Bhatt’s Gangubai…

An advertisement for Pakistani restaurant Swing has landed in soup and is receiving backlash from all around. The restaurant used a scene from Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Bollywood film Gangubai Kathiawadi, in which Alia Bhatt, who played a sex worker in the period drama, is seen approaching men on the streets…

Drake pays tribute to Sidhu Moose Wala on radio show;…

Canadian rapper Drake who debuted his own radio show paid a heartfelt tribute to Sidhu Moose Wala and played out several of the slain Punjabi singer's songs on the programme. In a new radio show called 'Table for One' that went on air for the first time on Thursday, Drake…

Sargun Mehta: Golden girl of Punjab

PUNJABI cinema has enjoyed a rapid rise in recent years and a big driving force has been Sargun Mehta. The acclaimed actress has starred in a string of globally successful Punjabi films and most recently played the lead role in smash hit romantic comedy Saunkan Saunkne, which she also produced. With…

Did you know Nawazuddin had a one-night stand?

Nawazuddin Siddiqui is undoubtedly one of the finest actors working in Hindi cinema. The actor, who started his acting career with minor roles, has delivered a slew of memorable performances over the years. Apart from his storied career, Siddiqui keeps hitting headlines for his personal life also. A few years…

Satyajit Ray season at BFI will show all his 38…

SATYAJIT RAY was one of India’s greatest film directors and also very highly regarded in the history of world cinema – ironically, however, his work is now largely unknown to a new generation of British Asians, some of whom may not even have heard of his name. The British Film…

Ahmed Khan: Bilingual brilliance from Belgium

ONE of the most interesting and unique music acts to emerge in recent years is amazingly talented artist Ahmed Khan. The independent singer-songwriter from Belgium has combined multiple languages, musical influences, and cool collaborations to create unique tracks that have connected with music fans from different cultural backgrounds. That includes…

‘We just took our clothes off and we did it…

Veteran actress Emma Thompson has revealed that she bared it all and drew circles around the parts of her body she does not like with her co-stars ahead of filming nude scenes in their movie, Good Luck to You, Leo Grande. The actress, 63, plays Nancy, a widowed schoolteacher who…

Banker who faked terminal cancer as part of £1.8million scam…

A former banker in Surrey who faked terminal pancreatic cancer as part of a series of scams worth £1.8 million has been jailed for six years and nine months, the City of London Police said on Friday (17). Rajesh Ghedia, 42, of Parkside, New Haw, Addlestone, defrauded multiple insurance and…

The Little English movie treasure

A BIG highlight of this year’s London Indian Film Festival is the world premiere of Little English. The British Asian comedy based on hit play There’s Something About Simmy marks the directorial debut of acclaimed theatre maestro Pravesh Kumar and sees rising star Rameet Rauli take on the challenging lead…

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s daughter Shiloh slays in LA…

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s eldest daughter Shiloh Jolie-Pitt has got some serious moves. The 16-year-old has been slaying in a series of videos shared by a Los Angeles dance studio and, well, it’s clear that talent runs in the family. In one uploaded by dancer Hamilton Evans this week,…

Avika Gor: All for the love of acting

SHE may be turning 25 on June 30, but Avika Gor has been entertaining audiences since making a winning acting debut as a talented child star in 2008. That 14-year career has seen her effortlessly go from flourishing stints in iconic TV shows like Sasural Simar Ka to becoming an…

More railway staff to be balloted for strikes over pay…

Britain’s rail travel chaos could get worse this summer if workers at Southeastern choose to go ahead with industrial action seeking their employment guarantee and a pay increase adequate to absorb the cost of living shocks. Transport Salaried Staffs' Association (TSSA) has served notice to ballot hundreds of workers at…

Female teacher who is sacked for letting 15-year-old pupils pose…

A female teacher who was sacked for letting pupils as young as 15 pose topless and simulate masturbation for a school project has claimed that she is a victim of a 'deep injustice', according to a report.  Emma Wright, 41, has been banned from teaching indefinitely after allowing students at…

‘Ayesha Singh is a perfect role model for the present…

A STUNNING turn as Sai Joshi in Ghum Hai Kisikey Pyaar Meiin has turned Ayesha Singh into one of the most popular stars on Indian television. She has demonstrated her impressive acting range in the hit drama serial and become a strong symbol of girl power with her performance. She…

Dishoom’s founder among guests of YouTube series Dialogues of Diaspora

MEMBERS of India’s diaspora are being brought together in conversation through a new YouTube series that discusses important issues affecting their lives. Dialogues of Diaspora is a project created by Ramneet Baidwan from Los Angeles and Sanvir Singh Chana from London and it’s named after the company they run. In…

How to stay safe during heatwave as Britons swelters on…

UK authorities issued a health alert after temperatures were forecast to top 30C on Friday (17). Thursday (16) was the hottest day of the year so far, with 29.5C recorded at Northolt in west London. The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has issued a level 3 heat-health alert for London…

Tom Hardy updates fans on Vemon 3; shares script cover

Hollywood actor-writer Tom Hardy shared a script cover page of his upcoming movie, Vemon 3, on Thursday. The post shared by Tom doesn't reveal the name of the Venom sequel. Though the picture confirms that Tom will be working again with Kelly Marcel on the story of the Venom sequel.…

Cancer charity Macmillan accused of ‘racism and bullying’, staff allege…

A “painful” internal review at Macmillan Cancer Support said the workplace culture at the British charity was “systematically racist” where complaints were “brushed under the carpet”, media reports said.The review, conducted by Social Justice Collective, found that bullying and exclusion were widespread at the charity whose approach to diversity was…

Basket sizes coming down a little bit, customers opting for…

Britons are buying less, switching to cheaper products and shopping more often as they try to cope with soaring inflation, supermarket giant Tesco said on Friday, describing the market environment as "incredibly challenging".Pessimism weighing on Britain's households has hit unprecedented levels, as wages struggle to keep pace with inflation that…

Unnecessary prescriptions are costing NHS £1bn a year, causing unwanted…

ENGLAND’s most senior doctor has said that doctors must stop prescribing 'a pill for every ill' as patients will develop side effects in the future, according to a report.  Professor Sir Stephen Powis added that unnecessary prescriptions are costing the NHS £1 billion a year, The Times reported. According to…

Brahmastra trailer: ‘This is what we can expect from Urduwood:’…

After a long wait, the makers of Brahmastra Part 1: Shiva finally unveiled the trailer of the much-anticipated film on June 15. Made on a humongous budget, the film features an ensemble cast of Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Amitabh Bachchan, Nagarjuna, and Mouni Roy. Though the trailer has impressed a…

AA Dhand: ‘Asian crime fiction is no laughing matter’

A BRITSH ASIAN crime fiction novelist is taking his first short film to the prestigious Bradford Literature Festival. AA Dhand, 43, came to prominence with his series of novels about detective Harry Virdee, which were set in and around Dhand’s home city of Bradford. Since his first Virdee novel Streets of…

Ten most stunningly popular songs of singing star Jubin Nautiyal…

THE last few years have been truly incredible for Jubin Nautiyal. The Indian sensation has become one of the most popular south Asian singers globally by mixing up monster solo hits with huge Bollywood numbers and sell-out live performances. This month the popular star embarks on his hotly anticipated debut…

Top 10 reasons to get excited about Laal Singh Chaddha

BOLLYWOOD going through a terrible time in recent years has seen the quality of films plummet, but among the darkness is a bright light in the shape of forthcoming film Laal Singh Chaddha, which is set to shine when it is eventually released on August 11 after several delays and…

Alia Bhatt expresses gratitude for love on Brahmastra trailer

Actor Alia Bhatt, who is currently busy shooting for her Hollywood debut Heart of Stone, took some time off her work schedule to thank the audience for showering love on the Brahmastra trailer. Taking to Instagram Stories, Alia wrote, "Another GREAT day on Heart of Stone - so so so…

Balika Panchayat: This is India’s first-of-its-kind Panchayats run by girls

THE country's first-ever girl Panchayat, "Balika Panchayat", which was started in several villages of Gujarat's Kutch district, aims to promote the social and political development of the girls and ensure the active participation of girls in politics. This is a unique initiative of the Women and Child Development Welfare department…

Hate comments don’t bother me at all, some of them…

After performing at actor Sonam Kapoor's baby shower, British-Pakistani singer Leo Kalyan, who prefers the pronouns he/she/they, found themselves at the receiving end of trolling on social media. A section of social media users criticised Leo for wearing a strappy dress at the bash. One Instagram user called out the…

Priti Patel approves Julian Assange extradition to US over espionage…

Britain on Friday approved a US government request to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to face trial over the publication of secret military files, prompting outrage from his supporters.Home Secretary Priti Patel's interior ministry said Assange had 14 days to appeal the decision, which comes after a UK court issued…

Biopic on VG Siddhartha, founder of Cafe Coffee Day in…

Production companies T-Series and Almighty Motion Picture on Friday announced that they have acquired the adaptation rights of the upcoming book "Coffee King: The Swift Rise and Sudden Death of Cafe Coffee Day Founder V.G Siddhartha".The book has been written by investigative journalists Rukmini BR and Prosenjit Datta. It will…

Janhvi Kapoor’s Good Luck Jerry lands on Disney+ Hotstar

Bollywood star Janhvi Kapoor's upcoming feature film Good Luck Jerry will release on Disney+ Hotstar on July 29. The Punjab-set movie is produced by filmmaker Aanand L Rai's Colour Yellow Productions. Good Luck Jerry is directed by Sidharth Sengupta and written by Pankaj Matta. Kapoor took to Instagram to share…

‘Physical and mental abuse’ rife in British gymnastics says review

British Gymnastics prioritised medals over the safety of young gymnasts who were subjected to physical and mental abuse, an independent review said on Thursday. Anne Whyte, a lawyer, revealed the "systemic" abuse issues in a 306-page review commissioned in 2020 after a host of complaints from high-profile British gymnasts. Safeguarding…

Omicron less likely to cause long COVID than previous variants:…

The Omicron variant of coronavirus is less likely to cause long COVID than previous variants, according to the first peer-reviewed study of its kind from the United Kingdom.Researchers at King's College London, using data from the ZOE COVID Symptom study app, found the odds of developing long COVID after infection…

Here’s what Amber Heard plans to tell daughter about Johnny…

Following the infamous defamation trial between Amber Heard and Johnny Depp, the actress is opening up after a jury sided with her ex-husband Johnny Depp in the case that granted him $10 million in damages. The actress, who is mom to one-year-old daughter Oonagh Paige Heard, spoke to Today’s Savannah…

English universities’ reliance on overseas students fees leaves them at…

A report by MPs has revealed that Universities in England are facing significant financial risks because of their over-dependence on foreign students, according to a media report. The report by the public accounts committee (PAC) blamed the government and regulators for failing to ensure students receive value for money for…

TV anchor once, Afghan journalist now selling food on street…

Kabir Haqmal, who worked with the Hamid Karzai-led Afghan government, has shared pictures of former TV anchor Musa Mohammadi selling food on a street. "Journalist's life in Afghanistan under the Taliban. Musa...worked for years as anchor & reporter in different TV channels, now has no income to feed his family…

We need just to finish these b******ds off: Russian lawmaker…

Two Britons sentenced to death by a separatist regime in eastern Ukraine will be executed with UK-made a gun and bullets, according to a hardline Russian lawmaker.Aleksey Zhuravlyov, who called the British nationals “b******s”, said the weapons to be used for their execution would be sent to their relatives who…

Zendaya responds to pregnancy rumours with Tom Holland: ‘This is…

Zendaya has shut down all rumours that suggested she is pregnant with boyfriend Tom Holland’s first baby. The rumours were rife from the time a fan-created TikTok alleged that the Spider-Man: No Way Home couple was expecting their first baby together. Soon after the TikTok video made rounds on social…

PM Modi to meet mother as she turns 100 on…

The Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation (GMC) in Gujarat on Thursday withdrew its announcement about naming a road in the state capital for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mother, Hiraba Modi Hiraba, who lives with the prime minister's younger brother Pankaj Modi at Raysan village on the outskirts of Gandhinagar, is set to…

Kevin Spacey denies sexual assault charges in UK court, gets…

Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey on Thursday "strenuously" denied claims that he sexually assaulted three men, as the US star appeared in a London court to face charges. Deputy Chief Magistrate Tan Ikram granted him unconditional bail until the next hearing, set for 9:30 am (0830 GMT) on July 14 at…

When Elizabeth Olsen suffered a wardrobe malfunction while posing for…

Elizabeth Olsen needs no introduction. She is one of the most beautiful actresses in the world who has impressed audiences with her sterling performances in multiple blockbuster films. She plays Wanda, one of the most powerful superheroes in MCU. Today, we take you back to the time when Olsen suffered…

4.3 million Brits have ‘hacked’ their neighbour’s WiFi, mostly by…

A new survey has revealed that more than 4 million people in the UK have 'hacked' a neighbour's WiFi when their own has gone down or to avoid fees, according to a report. The research by Mortar Research, for Paris-based satellite broadband provider Konnect, among a nationally representative sample of…

Open University training course says white ‘superiority’ is ‘embedded’ in…

A training course devised by the UK’s Open University claims “white superiority” has been “embedded” in the English language and white Europeans have most “successfully” imposed racist ideas.According to the programme titled Union Black, which was launched in 2021 with a £500,000 backing from Santander, “white hegemony” is “covertly weaved”…

Karan Johar is a ‘proud parent’ as trailer of Ayan…

As the trailer of Brahmastra opened to a thunderous response, filmmaker Karan Johar gave a shout-out to Ayan Mukerji who has given his everything to make the film, which stars Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, and Amitabh Bachchan in lead roles. Taking to Instagram, Karan shared an adorable picture with Ayan.…

Barbie: Ryan Gosling’s first look as ‘Ken’ unveiled

Barbie is one of the most awaited Hollywood films and now the makers have unveiled the first look of Ryan Gosling who will be seen playing 'Ken' in the movie. Margot Robbie will be playing the title character in the film and her first look was dropped a while ago.…

UK PM Boris Johnson suffers blow as second ethics adviser…

BRITISH prime minister Boris Johnson suffered a further blow to his authority when his second ethics adviser in less than two years quit his post. Johnson last week survived a confidence ballot that saw 41 per cent of his lawmakers vote against his leadership after months of scandals and gaffes…

How Does Turmeric Help Athletes Recover?

Being an athlete is not an easy profession as it demands a lot of your physical energy. Long exercise schedules, being on time for training, and carrying the same spirit despite soreness are not easy. For athletes, recovery is crucial for optimal performance and reducing the chances of injury. Besides…

‘Couldn’t be more proud:’ Mindy Kaling on winning her first…

Never Have I Ever creator Mindy Kaling is on cloud nine as she earned the coveted Tony Award for A Strange Loop, a show which she produced. On Sunday night, the 42-year-old actress and writer shared her excitement on social media after she won her first Tony Award in best…

Long queue in diagnostic tests drops as NHS’ massive catch-up…

THE number of people on the waiting list for diagnostic tests has dropped and two-thirds fewer people are waiting for more than two years for elective care, new figures have shown, as the National Health Service (NHS) continues to make progress in the biggest catch-up in health service history. The…

Heathrow airport worker, Krishan Bhardwaj, who said ‘banter is in…

A Heathrow airport worker has won an unfair dismissal claim for being sacked after a series of pranks with his boss had gone too far, according to a report. An employment tribunal has heard that Terminal 2 baggage handler Krishan Bhardwaj and manager James Lee were engaged in a playful…

Bank of England raises interest rates to 1.25%: How do…

FACED with the highest inflation in four decades, central banks in the US, eurozone and UK are hiking interest rates in order to contain inflation. The reversal in monetary policy will have a tangible impact on the real economy for consumers as well as businesses in these countries, and elsewhere…

Social mobility plan ‘in denial’ about inequalities

KATHARINE BIRBALSINGH, the head of Michaela Community School in west London and Boris Johnson’s social mobility chief, made her first major speech last Thursday (9). She said society should stop fixating on getting poor children to university and celebrate “small steps up the ladder” instead of “rags to riches” stories…

Married doctor jailed for raping woman after luring her on…

A married doctor in Scotland has been handed down a four-year jail term for raping a woman who he first met on a dating app.The High Court in Edinburgh heard that Manesh Gill, 39, posed as "Mike" on Tinder and arranged to meet her at a hotel in Stirling, where…

Instagram Promotion: Get Your Brand Promoted on Instagram

Instagram records more than one billion monthly active users and approximately 500 million daily active users. No doubt that in today’s digital world, it is one of the best free platforms for reaching your target audience. It is also one of the third-most-popular social media platforms in the world. The…

Face fatigue: Study finds staring at yourself during virtual talks…

According to a new study, the longer a person glances at themselves when conversing with a partner in an online chat, the worse their mood becomes over the length of the encounter. The researchers discovered that alcohol use appears to exacerbate the condition.The findings of the research were published in…

Saira Banu says Dilip Kumar should get Bharat Ratna

Veteran actor Saira Banu says her late husband actor Dilip Kumar should be honoured with the Bharat Ratna as he is the "Kohinoor" of India. Saira attended the Bharat Ratna Dr Ambedkar Award on late Tuesday evening, where union minister Ramdas Athawale presented the honour to Dilip Kumar, who passed…

Pakistan: Spouses of Shehbaz Sharif, Imran Khan richer than their…

THE wives of prime minister Shehbaz Sharif and his predecessor Imran Khan are richer than their husbands, according to the statements of assets filed for the fiscal year ending on June 30 of 2020 with the Election Commission of Pakistan. Khan owns four goats worth £796, possesses six properties, as…

‘He has an impact already’: Eng pacer Broad praises head…

After registering a five-wicket win over New Zealand in the second Test of the three-match series, England pacer Stuart Broad lavished praise on his new head coach, Brendon McCullum and said that he already made an 'impact' in the team.Jonny Bairstow and captain Ben Stokes shined for England with the…

Once darling of UK right, Patel’s future on line in…

BY her own admission, home secretary Priti Patel's hard line on immigration would have stopped her own parents coming to Britain but it has made her a darling of the right. However, she is now in danger of alienating her conservative base after her plan to deter illegal crossings of…

‘Give people a vote on expanding the Senedd’

HAVING been elected as the first woman of colour to the Welsh parliament in May 2021, I know there has been immense pressure on the Labour government to see more diversity in the Senedd. Labour and Plaid Cymru are determined to squeeze more politicians into the Senedd, a contentious move…

India will get 5G services by March 2023: Union Minister…

India will get a full-fledged 5G services by March 2023, said Union Communications Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw at Viva Technology 2022 event. In an exclusive interview with ANI, Vaishnaw said that the auction of the 5G spectrum will be completed by July end, adding, "Telecom is the primary source of digital…

Malaika Arora turns author, announces her first book on nutrition

After glamorizing the film industry with her sexy moves, Malaika Arora has added yet another feather to her cap! She is all set to become an author. She will soon write her debut book which is going to be all about nutrition. The actor, who also serves as a judge…

Jennifer Aniston called a ‘nepotism baby’ for saying stars like…

Friends actress Jennifer Aniston, who is known for playing Rachel Green in the hit 90s and early 2000s show, is being slammed for being a “nepotism baby.” It all started when Jennifer did an interview with Variety in which she mourned the fact that people get famous through Instagram and…

Lagaan to soon be adapted as Broadway show in UK?

Filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker's 2001 blockbuster film Lagaan: Once Upon A Time, which completed its 21 years of its release today, might be getting the Broadway treatment soon. Lagaan, set in 1893 during the late Victorian period of India's colonial British Raj, follows the story of Bhuvan (Aamir Khan), a villager…

Russia blacklists 49 Britons, including journalists

Russia on Tuesday said it was blacklisting 49 UK citizens, including defence officials and prominent reporters and editors from the BBC, The Financial Times and The Guardian. London has been one of the most vocal supporters of Kyiv after President Vladimir Putin sent troops to Ukraine on February 24. "The…

UK to deliver rocket launchers to Ukraine soon: Defence secretary

Britain will soon deliver multiple-launch rocket systems to Ukraine in response to its request for heavy arms to repel the Russian invasion, UK Defence Secretary Ben Wallace said Wednesday. Following in the footsteps of the United States, London had announced on June 6 that it would send Ukraine its Guided…

No fixed date for when UK will send first migrants…

Britain's government cannot give a fixed date for when it will first be able to send asylum seekers to Rwanda, deputy prime minister and justice secretary Dominic Raab said on Thursday.Britain's initial attempt to deport asylum seekers - part of a policy designed to deter dangerous sea crossings of the…

ECB charge Yorkshire and seven individuals following Azeem Rafiq racism…

THE England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has charged Yorkshire cricket club and seven people for bringing the game into disrepute over racism allegations, according to a report.  However, the board has chosen not to name the individuals, the Sky News reported. The ECB began an investigation in 2021 after…

I was so lost and I was addicted to cocaine:…

Hollywood actor Bradley Cooper, in a recent podcast, opened up about his addiction to substance abuse when he was terminated from the action-thriller series 'Alias' in the early 2000s. "I was so lost and I was addicted to cocaine -- that was the other thing. I severed my Achilles tendon…

Network Rail to passengers: Plan ahead as there is no…

NETWORK Rail has urged passengers to plan ahead and travel only if necessary as there was 'no real hope' of avoiding the biggest railway strike in 30 years next week, according to a report.  Network Rail confirmed that large parts of Great Britain will have no passenger services on strike days.…

This YouTuber says beggars in London could be making £35k…

A YouTube star said some of the beggars on London’s streets could be “secret millionaires” as they could earn “up to £35,000” a year despite living rough.Tọ́ba Courage, who runs the YouTube channel The Hack with some 854,000 subscribers, said some of the beggars he interacted with earned up to…

K-pop megastars BTS on ‘hiatus’: Five things to know

During a candid YouTube video showing them eating dinner while chatting in Korean, K-pop megastars BTS dropped a bombshell announcement on their global fans: the supergroup were taking a break. Their record label quickly clarified that the megastars would still work together, but the entertainers' emotional pleas for time off…

Sadiq Khan unveils refreshed VAWG strategy, vows £18m in new…

LONDON mayor Sadiq Khan on Wednesday (14) visited Waltham Forest where he unveiled a new plan that emphasises on a public health approach to end violence against women and girls. There, he met a beautician and a dry cleaner and visited a library to see the training and education being…

Why Pakistan is asking its people to drink fewer cups…

A senior minister in Pakistan has urged People to drink fewer cups of tea to save the country's economy, according to reports.  "I appeal to the nation to cut down the consumption of tea by one to two cups because we import tea on loan," minister Ahsan Iqbal was quoted…

Glastonbury Festival: Sir Lenny Henry’s comment on ‘lack of black…

British Jamaican actor Sir Lenny Henry’s observation that Glastonbury Festival lacked black and Asian faces has triggered a backlash with social media users reminding him that the tickets for the event were sold by ballot.Sir Henry said he was “surprised” by the absence of people of colour at the event…

How did a European court halt Britain’s Rwanda deportation flight?

A European court ruling sparked an embarrassing climbdown for the British government by forcing the cancellation of Britain's first deportation flight of asylum seekers to Rwanda. The British government expressed fury at the decision. But it is legally obliged to implement rulings by the Strasbourg-based European Court of Human Rights…

Croydon man who created ‘rape list’ and stalked 121 victims…

A Croydon man has been jailed for two years and eight months for stalking in relation to aggravated offences against 121 victims, the Metropolitan Police said. Vishaal Vijapura, 28, of Shirley, Croydon, was sentenced to two years and eight months' imprisonment at Croydon Crown Court on Tuesday (14). He also received a…

Breeding of English bulldogs with extreme features must end: Vets

A new study has revealed that the breeding of English bulldogs with extreme features could create health problems and substantially shorter lives, a media report has said.  A study by the Royal Veterinary College found that distinctive features such as their flat faces, protruding lower jaws and folds of skin may…

Watch video: India’s Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra breaks own…

India's Olympic gold medallist Neeraj Chopra set a new national record and finished with a silver medal with a throw of 89.30 metres at the Paavo Nurmi Games in Finland, bettering his own previous national record of 88.07 meters which he had set in Patiala in March last year.This was…

Sri Lanka saves scarce gas for cremations

BANKRUPT Sri Lanka will reserve a portion of its scarce fuel supplies for the cremation of Buddhists, whose funeral rites have been disrupted during a dire economic crisis. The island nation's 22 million people have faced months of food, petrol and medicine shortages after traders ran out of money to…

Jonny Bairstow scores second-fastest Test century for England

ENGLAND batter Jonny Bairstow on Tuesday (14) scored the second-fastest century for his country in Test cricket and surpassed the record of Ben Stokes. Bairstow achieved this feat during the second Test of the three-match series against New Zealand at Trent Bridge, where he smashed his ton in just 77…

Shares in UK bus operator Go-Ahead surge on global takeover

Shares in Go-Ahead, which operates London's famous red buses on behalf of the capital's transport authority, jumped 14 percent to £15.50 in late morning deals.Go-Ahead revealed Monday that it would recommend a consortium takeover from Australian peer Kinetic and Spanish infrastructure investor Globalvia, who are both backed by a Canadian…

EXCLUSIVE: Fight to save Commonwealth

Commonwealth leaders have told Eastern Eye that the UK government is “hell bent on destroying the Commonwealth in pursuit of a colonial agenda”. This newspaper has previously reported on the campaign by Boris Johnson’s administration to oust the current boss of the organisation’s administrative arm, Patricia Scotland. But now her…

PM has to go, he lacks intelligence: Boris Johnson’s new…

THE businessman appointed by Boris Johnson as Britain's 'Cost of Living Business Tsar' said six months ago that the prime minister was not blessed with intelligence and should quit. Late on Monday (13), the government announced that David Buttress, former founder and chief executive of online food delivery company Just…

Rossi relishes Hungary’s ‘miracle’ win over England

Hungary produced a "miracle" by defeating England 4-0 in the Nations League on Tuesday but they must keep their feet on the ground as results like this do not come around too often, coach Marco Rossi said.Roland Sallai scored twice at Molineux Stadium as Hungary handed England their worst home…

Brahmastra trailer: Ranbir Kapoor-Alia Bhatt starrer is a visual extravaganza…

After a long wait, the makers of Brahmastra finally raised the curtain on the trailer of the hotly anticipated film, starring Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt in lead roles. Brahmastra Part One: Shiva marks Ranbir and Alia’s first film together. The Ayan Mukerji directorial also features megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Nagarjuna,…

Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt share special video message ahead…

Newlyweds Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt are on cloud nine as they are all set to unveil the Brahmastra trailer today on Wednesday. And hours before the trailer launch, the two shared a special video message for the fans expressing how much love and labour they have put to make…

Rohit Shetty’s Khatron Ke Khiladi 12 to premiere on July…

The 12th season of the adventure and stunt-based reality show Khatron Ke Khiladi will start airing on Colors channel from July 2. The television channel shared the premiere date of its popular show on Twitter. "Watch Khatron Ke Khiladi on Colors every Saturday and Sunday at 9:00 pm, starting from…

Ananya Raj: I want to work with SS Rajamouli, Mani…

Actress Ananya Raj is ecstatic to have bagged two plum projects in the Telugu language where she plays the female lead. In fact, one of her films, tentatively titled Madrasi Gang, is being shot simultaneously in Telugu, Tamil, and Hindi. In addition to her, the Ajay Andrews directorial also features…

UK confident it can overturn legal ban on Rwanda plan

Britain is confident it can overcome legal challenges to its bid to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda following a last minute intervention by European judges that grounded the first flight minutes before it was due to depart late on Tuesday.The government had been forced to fight a series of legal…

Kevin Spacey due in London court on Thursday to face…

Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey has been formally charged with sexual assault and will appear before a court in London later this week, police said on Monday. The Metropolitan Police said the 62-year-old actor would appear at Westminster Magistrates Court at 0900 GMT on Thursday to face four counts of sexual…

Sri Lanka declares Fridays as holiday to promote agriculture

Sri Lanka's cabinet of ministers has approved a proposal to declare Fridays as a holiday for government employees to encourage them to carry out agricultural work to increase production in the country, local media reported on Tuesday. The ministers endorsed two key proposals to be implemented in the public service,…

The House of Lords hosts lunch to honour ‘The Kashmir…

THE House of Lords on June 9 hosted a lunch in the honour of Indian filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri and actor-producer Pallavi Joshi, his spouse. The luncheon party for the makers of Bollywood film ‘The Kashmir Files’ was hosted by Lord Rami Ranger CBE. In his welcome address, Lord Ranger said,…

Prince William to move his family in cottage at Windsor…

Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, plans to move his family into a cottage on his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II's Windsor Castle estate to be closer to the 96-year-old monarch and royal officials, according to UK media reports on Tuesday. William, the second in line to the British throne who…

IPL becomes 2nd most valued sporting league as broadcast deal…

U.S. media behemoth Walt Disney and Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries were the major winners in a high-stakes bid to broadcast the IPL, the world's richest cricket league, for the next five years in deals fetching the organisers $6.2 billion. Disney-owned Star India DIS.N retained the television broadcast rights to the…

UK airport chaos due to Brexit ‘shambles’: Ryanair boss

AIR travel chaos in Britain is purely down to Brexit "shambles" by hobbling recruitment at airports, Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary said on Tuesday (14). The CEO of Europe's biggest airline also dismissed threats of summer strike action by what he called "Mickey Mouse" unions in Belgium and Spain covering some…

BBC agrees to pay £30,000 in libel damages for misidentifying…

The BBC has agreed to pay £30,000 in libel damages to a British Bangladeshi councillor in a case of misidentification which reflected “the notion that all people of colour look the same”.BBC One London News had on 29 October 2020 aired the wrong video of Labour Councillor Liza Begum while…

Viral Video: Domino’s Pizza Female employee assaulted by a group…

In a recent shocking incident from Madhya Pradesh, India, a Domino's Pizza female employee in Indore was brutally beaten up by a group of 4 women from a local gang. Video of the incident went viral on social media within minutes after being uploaded.In the video, the Domino's Pizza employee…

Become your own boss through buying a franchise

Franchises are popular for many reasons, but the fact that you get to become your own boss and own your own business are big ones. But as any franchisee will tell you, buying a franchise isn’t an overnight decision, nor an easy one to make. If you’re considering starting your…

We will not be deterred from Rwanda asylum plan: Boris…

THE UK government on Tuesday (14) defended its controversial policy to send asylum seekers to Rwanda, even as the entire senior leadership of the Church of England branded it shameful and immoral. According to Daily Mail, opening Cabinet this morning, prime minister Boris Johnson said, "What is happening with the…

Britney Spears’ ex-husband charged with stalking after trying to crash…

Britney Spears' former husband was charged with criminal stalking charges by a US court after he showed up at the pop singer's home in Los Angeles and attempted to crash her wedding to Sam Asghari. According to a publication, Jason Alexander, 40, pleaded not guilty to the allegation, as well…

EXCLUSIVE: ‘We don’t have enough donors from Asian backgrounds, I…

Fewer than five per cent of blood donors who gave blood in the last year were from black, Asian and minority ethnic communities. Yet 1,000 people in England – mostly people from Asian backgrounds – suffer from a disease called thalassaemia that affects red blood cells, requiring regular blood transfusions…

SNP MP Patrick Grady’s unwanted touching breached sexual misconduct rules:…

British lawmaker Patrick Grady was on Tuesday found to have breached parliament's sexual misconduct policy by an independent panel which recommended he be suspended for two days for "unwanted physical touching" of a junior staff member.The upheld complaint related to an incident in a pub in 2016 where Grady, a…

Pakistan finance minister warns of default if fuel subsidies not…

PAKISTAN will default if the government does not abolish the subsidies on petroleum products, finance minister Miftah Ismail has said, warning that the cash-strapped country's economy could be in a similar position as that of Sri Lanka if tough decisions were not taken. Ismail claimed that the government was still…

‘Stop playing the victim’: Piers Morgan slams Amber Heard after…

Piers Morgan has told Amber Heard to "stop playing the victim" after she gave her first sit-down interview since losing a high-profile defamation case brought by her ex-husband Johnny Depp. In the exclusive conversation with a news channel, the 36-year-old shared her thoughts about the six-week trial that took place…

How can you prepare to take your Secure English Language…

Taking an exam in a foreign language can sometimes be an unsettling experience, which is why Trinity College London has developed a wide range of resources to ensure that everyone who needs it has the help and support they need to book, prepare, and practise for their Secure English language…

Research finds stress accelerates immune aging

PUBLISHED in the research of the 'Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences' (PNAS) on June 13, a study explains age-related health inequalities, including the unequal toll of the pandemic on people, and identifies potential intervention points. "As the world's population of older adults increases, understanding disparities in age-related health…

Always surprised by lack of black and brown faces at…

Senior British actor and comedian Sir Lenny Henry has rued the absence of diversity at the famous Glastonbury Festival which pulls large crowds. Henry said he finds ‘lack of black and brown faces’ at Glastonbury ‘surprising’.'It's interesting to watch Glastonbury and look at the audience and not see any black…

One in seven people in the world has Lyme disease:…

SINGER Justin Bieber and model Bella Hadid are some of the few celebrities who have spoken publicly about their battle with Lyme disease. However, new estimates suggest that up to one in seven people in the world may have had the illness. The new findings could open up avenues to tackle…

Kim Kardashian rubbishes reports of returning Marilyn Monroe’s iconic dress…

Kim Kardashian's Marilyn Monroe moment at the MET Gala 2022 was the most talked about look of the night. Some praised the Business Mogul for the way she carried the 60-year-old heritage while some were clearly not happy and thought it was an insult to the legend. But now, The…

Erling Haaland satisfies Man City’s need for a striker and…

Manchester City are still waiting for their moment of Champions League glory, but by winning the race to sign Erling Haaland they have established themselves as a go-to destination for Europe's top talent.The 21-year-old goalscoring phenomenon had his choice of the continent's top clubs thanks to a reported buyout clause…

Lady Gaga in talks to join Todd Phillips’ Joker 2…

Oscar-winner Lady Gaga is in early negotiations to play Harley Quinn in Joker: Folie a Deux, reportedly billed as a “musical” follow-up to director Todd Phillips’ 2019 blockbuster. Last week, the filmmaker confirmed the sequel to Joker in an Instagram post, which also revealed that Joaquin Phoenix, who played the…

Over 500 million north Indians on track to lose 7.6…

ABOUT 510 million people living in north India are on track to lose 7.6 years of their life if the current air pollution levels persist, says a study, that calls pollution the greatest threat to human health in the country. Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC)'s Air…

Asian businessmen Selva Pankaj and Rami Ranger among top Tory…

WEALTHY British Asians continued to pump money into the Conservative Party with businessman Dr Selva Pankaj making the largest total donation with £78,250 in the first quarter of 2022. Dr Pankaj is the CEO of Regent Group, a London based educational group which has a number of institutes across the…

Foreign secretary Liz Truss expects first migrant deportation flight to…

BRITAIN expects the first flight of asylum seekers to depart for Rwanda on Tuesday (14) and any person who avoids that flight due to legal proceedings will be put on a later one, foreign secretary Liz Truss said.  London's High Court is due to hear final legal challenges against the…

EU threatens legal action over UK’s N.Ireland trade bill

The EU threatened legal action against Britain after the UK government on Monday introduced legislation proposing a unilateral overhaul to the post-Brexit trade deal it signed for Northern Ireland."It is with significant concern that we take note of today's decision by the UK Government to table legislation," European Commission Vice…

‘There’s no one better to do it:’ Chris Evans on…

Hollywood superstar Chris Evans recently responded to Anthony Mackie replacing him in the role of iconic Marvel superhero Captain America. The actor, who officially retired from the role of Captain America in Avengers: End Game after playing the role in 10 Marvel Cinematic Universe movies, is more than thrilled to…

Brahmastra: Ayan Mukerji unveils new motion poster starring Mouni Roy…

Filmmaker Ayan Mukerji released a new motion poster featuring actor Mouni Roy from his upcoming movie Brahmastra, stating her as the “surprise package” in the film. He took to his Instagram handle and shared the motion poster starring Mouni Roy, describing her character as 'Junoon'.   View this post on…

Amber Heard on her verdict against Johnny Depp says ‘My…

Amber Heard for the first time after the trial against her ex-husband Johnny Depp, says 'You cannot tell me that this has been fair' in a recent interview. According to Variety, Amber Heard recently gave her first interview after her verdict. The interview is scheduled to premiere on Tuesday and…

Lord Buddha’s Holy Relics from India arrive in Mongolia

Buddhist devotees and the people in the Mongolian capital on Monday gave a rousing welcome to an Indian delegation led by Union Law and Justice Minister Kiren Rijiju as they arrived here with the Holy Relics of Lord Buddha. The four Holy Relics - known as the 'Kapilvastu Relics' were…

‘An Indian in the House’, Lord Mohamed Sheikh’s book on…

MAY 26 marked a special day for Lord Mohamed Sheikh as his book ‘An Indian in the House’ was released in the presence of Lord Meghnad Desai and many other dignitaries at a grand event held at the Nehru Centre in London. The book details the lives and times of…

Netflix officially greenlights Squid Game season 2

Streaming service Netflix has officially renewed its hit Korean survival drama series Squid Game for a second season with writer-director Hwang Dong-hyuk promising fans that “a whole new round is coming”. Hwang also revealed that Song Gi-hun aka player no 456, played by Lee Jung-jae, and The Front Man, a…

Idris Elba back in talks to star as next James…

Rumours have been doing the rounds lately that Idris Elba is back in discussions to star as the next James Bond and take the iconic film franchise forward. The actor was confirmed as being ‘part of the conversation’ to be the next 007 by producer Barbara Broccoli earlier this year.…

Putin TV stooge mock Brit prisoners facing death penalty

Supporters of Russian President Vladimir Putin have been accused of mocking the potential execution of two British fighters captured in Ukraine and claiming the UK was not doing anything to help them out.A court in the breakaway republic of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine had last week sentenced the Britons -…

Kuwait to deport expats who protested over remarks against Prophet

Kuwait will be deporting expats who took part in the Fahaheel demonstration after Friday prayers in support of Prophet Muhammad despite the instructions of the Kuwaiti government. The sources confirmed on Sunday that they will be deported from Kuwait as they violated the laws and regulations of the country which…

Watch viral video: Norwegian dancers groove on ‘Kala Chashma’

A Norwegian dance crew has become an overnight sensation after the group grooved to a Bollywood song, the video of which has now gone viral on Instagram. In the video, a group of dancers from a troupe named 'Quick Style' are seen dancing on 'Kala Chashma'. The group put up…

Accent discrimination have profound negative social, economic implications: Research

As the British Academy’s annual two-day Summer Showcase will be held later this week, a research team will explain how a regional difference in English accents could lead to prejudice.According to the team which will set up a stall at the event, its exhibit will map the “deeply embedded prejudices…

‘Bureaucratic simplifications’, Britain to defy EU with new N.Ireland law

Britain will set out plans on Monday to override some of the post-Brexit trade rules for Northern Ireland, changes that will inflame tensions with the European Union but were dubbed mere "bureaucratic simplifications" by Prime Minister Boris Johnson.Britain has been threatening for months to rip up the Northern Ireland protocol,…

Meg Lanning, Shane Warne honoured in Queen’s Birthday List

Australia women's team captain Meg Lanning and the late Shane Warne have been acknowledged in the annual Queen's Birthday Honours List.Lanning, 30, who recently led Australia to ODI World Cup triumph, has been awarded Member of the General Division (AM) for significant service to women's cricket at the elite level.…

Rishi Sunak speaks on April GDP statistics, says world seeing…

NATIONS around the world are witnessing a sluggish growth and the UK is no exception. This is what Rishi Sunak, the chancellor to the exchequer, said in response to the official revelation that the British economy shrank unexpectedly in April which added to the fears of an acute slowdown just…

UK courts to hear last-minute appeals to stop first Rwanda…

London's courts will hear two last-minute legal challenges on Monday to block the British government's controversial policy to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda before the first removal flight scheduled to leave on Tuesday.Britain has agreed a deal with Rwanda to send some asylum seekers to Rwanda in return for an…

Rowan Atkinson says Mr Bean was ‘a narcissistic anarchist’

British actor, comedian and writer Rowan Atkinson, who created and played the iconic role of Mr Bean, has stated that according to him the character was a "self-centred, narcissistic anarchist."As per Deadline, Atkinson's depiction of the modern-day Charlie Chaplin has amassed more than 11 billion views on YouTube alone. He…

No pardon for Britons sentenced to death, pro-Russian separatist leader…

The leader of the Russian-backed separatist Donetsk region of Ukraine said on Sunday there was no reason to pardon two British nationals who were sentenced to death last week after being captured while fighting for Ukraine.A court in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic on Thursday found Aiden Aslin and Shaun…

‘Why would I want to do that to the Pakistani…

Marvel Studios’ latest superhero offering Ms. Marvel started streaming on Disney+ Hotstar last week and has been receiving a positive response from the audience. What has grabbed everyone’s attention is the fact how brilliantly the entire cast has pulled off their characters. Iman Vellani essays the character of the first…

R Madhavan’s Rocketry: The Nambi Effect trailer launched at Times…

BOLLYWOOD actor and filmmaker R Madhavan's biographical drama movie 'Rocketry: The Nambi Effect', which is based on the life of renowned scientist Nambi Narayanan, launched the trailer on the NASDAQ billboard at Times Square on Saturday (11). Madhavan, who has directed, produced, written as well as starred in the film,…

Energy deficient male runners might be at higher risk for…

ACCORDING to a new study male runners who do not receive enough energy from their diet may be at risk for stress fractures. The findings of the study will be presented at the Endocrine Society's annual meeting in Atlanta. "Our findings indicate that male runners, including recreational runners, should be…

Study: Maintaining normal weight early in life might help prevent…

NEW research suggests that more careful control of body weight in childhood and adolescence could help prevent male infertility later in life. The researchers will be presented at the Endocrine Society's annual meeting in Atlanta, Ga. The study finds that children and adolescents with overweight or obesity, or those who…

Murray into Stuttgart final after Kyrgios loses cool amid ‘racial…

FORMER world number one Andy Murray looked back to his best on grass as he beat Nick Kyrgios 7-6(5) 6-2 to move into the final of the Stuttgart Open on Saturday (11) after the Australian lost his cool in the second set and said he was racially abused by a…

Gujarat’s diamond industry hit hard by Russia-Ukraine war

THE Russia-Ukraine war has adversely affected the livelihood of thousands of workers in the diamond industry in Gujarat, especially in rural parts of Saurashtra region where many units import small-size diamonds from Russia for processing and polishing, according to industry representatives. The state's diamond industry employs nearly 1.5 million workers,…

Boxing-Riakporhe beats Turchi in two rounds at IBF cruiserweight eliminator

BRITISH cruiserweight Richard Riakporhe scored a stunning win over Fabio Turchi in an IBF eliminator, landing a left hook body shot to deck the Italian in the second round and move closer to a shot at a world title. A wincing Turchi managed to get back on his feet, but…

No double hundred, no problem for New Zealand’s Mitchell

NEW ZEALAND's Daryl Mitchell said he has no regrets after falling agonisingly short of a maiden test double hundred in the second match against England. The middle-order batsman fell after a career-best 190, and his 236-run collaboration with fellow centurion Tom Blundell was the bedrock of New Zealand's robust first innings…

‘It’s very challenging to be nude at 62:’ Emma Thompson…

Actress Emma Thompson's character Nancy Stokes hires an impossibly handsome, young sex worker in her new film, Good Luck To You, Leo Grande, after an unfulfilling married life. The film surely makes audiences’ jaws drop for two reasons. Firstly, it openly explores a subject rarely seen on-screen: the fact that…

Sunny Deol, Sanjay Dutt, Jackie Shroff & Mithun Chakraborty join…

Filmmaker Ahmed Khan and Zee Studios are set to bankroll a high-profile film that will feature Bollywood's top action stars in lead roles. Titled Baap, the film will star Mithun Chakraborty, Sunny Deol, Sanjay, Dutt, and Jackie Shroff while Vivek Chauhan has been roped in to call the shots. A…

Neetu Kapoor grooves to ‘Nach Punjaabban’ with daughter Riddhima, designer…

The 'Nach Punjaabban' fever seems to have gripped the film industry! The song from the much-awaited film Jugjugg Jeeyo has been creating a lot of buzz on Instagram lately with many actors posting videos of them dancing to the tunes of it. The newest to join the bandwagon is Neetu…

Nightmares exhibit earliest signs of Parkinson’s disease: Study

According to a new study by the University of Birmingham, older adults who start to experience bad dreams or nightmares could be exhibiting the earliest signs of Parkinson's disease, say researchers at the University of Birmingham. A new study, published in eClinicalMedicine, showed that in a cohort of older men,…

Study: Consuming moderate quantity of eggs can boost heart-friendly, healthy…

According to recent studies published in the 'eLife' journal, consuming a moderate quantity of eggs might be beneficial for increasing the number of metabolities in the blood, which are good for the heart. Eggs are a rich source of dietary cholesterol, but they also contain a variety of essential nutrients.…

Prince Charles slams UK’s Rwanda plan: Report

Britain's Prince Charles has called the government's plan to send asylum-seekers to Rwanda "appalling", a report said Saturday after it cleared a legal challenge. The UK government intends to fly the first planeload of 31 claimants to Rwanda on Tuesday -- shortly before Charles is due to represent his mother…

‘Nearly half Sri Lankan kids need aid’: UNICEF appeals for…

The debilitating crisis in Sri Lanka has left nearly half of the children in the country in need of some form of humanitarian assistance, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). The UN has launched an appeal to address the urgent needs of the most vulnerable population within the next four…

Belongings of missing British reporter and companion found in Amazon…

Brazilian police said on Sunday search teams have discovered belongings of missing British journalist Dom Phillips and indigenous expert Bruno Pereira who went missing in the Amazon rainforest a week ago.A police statement said clothing belonging to Pereira had been found, including a health identification card in his name, and…

Babar Azam creates yet another batting record

Babar Azam reached another massive feat in men's international cricket history as he became the first batter to score nine consecutive half-centuries in all three formats of cricket. Pakistan skipper scored 77 off 93 balls in the second ODI match against West Indies and added yet another fifty-plus score to…

‘We have been painted as monsters:’ Emotional Shah Rukh Khan…

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who was most recently spotted at his Jawan co-star Nayanthara’s wedding in Mahabalipuram, has remained tight-lipped about his son Aryan Khan’s drugs case controversy that got coverage in all the leading publications in the world. However, weeks after the 24-year-old star kid was given a…

Pandemic-time health and social care ‘heroes’ faced abuse, investigation finds

FRONTLINE low-paid health and care workers who were branded heroes during the Covid-19 pandemic suffered racism, harassment and bullying, Britain’s top equality body has uncovered. According to the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), *It may have underestimated the extent of the abuse because employers were not collecting relevant data.…

GP surgeries to provide specialist mental health support

THOUSANDS of new mental health experts will be on hand to support people in their local GP practice amid a record demand for services, the head of the NHS announced on Saturday (11). Fully trained experts from local NHS trusts will offer people with severe mental health problems such as…

Janhit Mein Jaari: Nushrratt Bharuccha essays condom salesperson in ‘safe…

Actor Nushrratt Bharuccha attempts to break taboos as a condom salesperson in the newly released film Janhit Mein Jaari, a light-hearted comedy on safe sex. Set in the small town of Madhya Pradesh's Chanderi, the movie weaves the tale of a small-town sales girl 'Manokamna' who sells condoms for a…

Ukraine President Zelensky praises British ‘leadership’ in Ukraine war

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky on Friday praised British leadership and its support for Kyiv's fight against Russia during an unannounced visit from UK Defence Secretary Ben Wallace."Words turn into actions. That's the difference between Ukraine's relationship with Great Britain and other countries," President Volodymyr Zelensky said in a video statement."Weapons,…

Soccer-EFL says home teams can wear away kits to avoid…

English Football League (EFL) teams will be able to wear away or third kits when playing at home from next season to help colour blind supporters.The governing body of the three divisions below the Premier League approved the changes to its rules during its annual general meeting on Friday."A home…

Britain, U.N. official condemn Donbas death sentences against British soldiers

Britain on Friday condemned Russian proxy authorities in Donbas for what it called an "egregious breach" of the Geneva convention in sentencing to death two British nationals captured in the separatist region while fighting for Ukraine.Prime Minister Boris Johnson's spokesman said he was talking to Ukraine rather than Russia about…

Nagarjuna added to our dream of creating Brahmastra as pan-India…

Director Ayan Mukerji on Saturday said superstar Nagarjuna has helped him in fulfilling his dream of creating a pan-India movie with the much-anticipated Brahmastra: Part One Shiva. The fantasy adventure epic starring Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, and Amitabh Bachchan, is the first in an ambitiously planned trilogy, which will mark…

Meet Karenjeet Kaur Bains: Britain’s first female Sikh powerlifter

Whether you are a sports enthusiast or not, you might very well know Karenjeet Kaur Bains, Britain’s first female Sikh powerlifter. In case you do not know much about her, you have landed at the right place to know a thing or two about her and how she is encouraging…

Pakistan’s ex-military dictator General Pervez Musharraf critical in UAE: Ex-minister

Pakistan’s former military dictator General Pervez Musharraf is critical and on a ventilator support at a hospital in the UAE, his close aide and former information minister Fawad Chaudhry said on Friday. Gen. Musharraf, 78, ruled Pakistan from 1999 to 2008. “Musharraf is critical as he is on a ventilator,”…

UK’s plan to send migrants to Rwanda ‘unsafe,’ court told

The British government's controversial plan to send migrants arriving illegally in Britain to Rwanda is unsafe and irrational, lawyers seeking an injunction to stop the first planned deportations told the High Court in London on Friday. The government announced in April it had struck a deal to send potentially tens…

UK military too weak to prevent war, lack equipment and…

A former top military commander has warned that Britain's armed forces are too weak to prevent war or protect the nation during conflict due to 'chronic underfunding', according to a report.  Labour peer Lord West of Spithead, who served as First Sea Lord from 2002-06, has said that there may…

Britain says talking to Ukraine, not Russia, about jailed soldiers

Britain is prioritising talking to Ukraine rather than Russia on the situation of two jailed British men who have been sentenced to death in one of Russia's proxies in eastern Ukraine, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's spokesman said on Friday. Two Britons and a Moroccan who were captured while fighting for…

Historians have given prominence to Mughals, little on Pandyas, Mauryas,…

Most of the historians in India have given prominence in recording the history of Mughals only, ignoring the glorious rules of many empires like Pandyas, Cholas, Mauryas, Guptas and Ahoms, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Friday. Releasing a book 'Maharana: Sahastra Varsha Ka Dharma Yuddha', Shah also said…

Remarks on Prophet: Protests erupt across India after Friday prayers;…

Protests broke out in some states on Friday including outside Delhi's Jama Masjid over the controversial remarks on Prophet Mohammad by two now-suspended BJP functionaries with demonstrators in Jharkhand injuring a few policemen while authorities in Jammu imposed a curfew in a few areas and parts of Kashmir observed a…

If telling the truth is rebellion…’: Sadhvi Pragya comes out…

Bhartiya Janata Party MP Sadhvi Pragya Thakur on Friday came out in support of suspended BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma saying "if telling the truth is rebellion, then I am also a rebel". Thakur took to Twitter to extend her support to Sharma. He wrote, "If telling the truth is rebellion,…