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Bangladesh secures $4.7 bln from IMF as other South Asian…

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved loans of $4.7 billion to Bangladesh for disbursal starting immediately, making it the first to secure such funds out of three South Asian countries that applied last year amid economic trouble. The loans are a win for Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina ahead of…

Three Factors to Consider in Selecting Good VoIP Phone Headsets

VoIP networks have revolutionized communication. That said, the right tools can still make communication and using VoIP services much easier. Folks who regularly use voice communication, say customer service reps at a call center, could greatly benefit from top-notch VoIP phone headsets. Let’s take a look at some must-have features…

5 Tips to Make Your Finances Recession-Proof

A recession is a period when the economy of a country experiences negative growth. Most consumers will have less disposable income, which can translate into a decrease in overall sales for many companies. Recent research shows a 70% chance of a recession in 2023. As a result, businesses will likely…

The Growth Of The Online Gaming Industry

The online gaming industry has seen unprecedented growth over the past decade, and it shows no signs of slowing down any time soon. With the rise of digital technology, gaming has moved from a niche hobby to a mainstream activity, with millions of players from all over the world engaging…

THE TOP 10 Things that made Sohrab Modi specialACTING

The pioneering actor, producer, and director introduced grandeur into the early days of Bollywood and tackled taboo topics in his films that helped turn a fledgling industry into a juggernaut. He lived and breathed cinema right up until he passed away on January 28, 1984, at the age of 86.…

‘Learning and earning on the job is a great bonus’

UMAIR PATEL, 21, is a third-year project management apprentice at BAE Systems in Samlesbury, working on military aircraft programmes. “My role supports a major F-35 fighter jet contract, ensuring project deliverables are met and that we are meeting customer expectations on the world’s largest defence project,” outlines Umair. “This is…

‘I sometimes inspire myself’

PLAYING the lead role in more than 500 episodes of hit drama serial Saath Nibhaana Saathiya 2 connected Sneha Jain to audiences around the world. The talented 28-year-old actress is looking forward to building on that success with more challenging roles. Eastern Eye caught up with the versatile small screen…

Indian envoy celebrates ‘remarkable’ Indian Constitution on Republic Day

The Indian High Commission in London hosted its annual Republic Day celebrations at the historic Guildhall with music, dance and glimpses from the Kartavya Path parade in New Delhi. Indian High Commissioner to the UK Vikram Doraiswami addressed the gathering of British parliamentarians, community leaders, diplomats, entrepreneurs, and members of…

India expects more clashes with Chinese troops in Himalayas -document

A security assessment by Indian police in the Himalayan region of Ladakh says there could be more clashes between Indian and Chinese troops along their contested frontier there as Beijing ramps up military infrastructure in the region. At least 24 soldiers were killed when the armies of the Asian giants…

US: 23-year-old Indian-origin woman hit by police vehicle in Seattle…

A 23-year-old Indian-origin woman has died after being struck by a Seattle police patrol vehicle in South Lake Union in the United States, the Seattle police department said in a statement. The victim was shifted to Harborview Medical Center in critical condition after she was hit by the police patrol…

Women’s IPL franchises fetch $572 million for Indian board

The world's most affluent cricket board, India, got further richer by $572.72 million after unveiling five franchises for an Indian Premier League-style T20 tournament for the women on Wednesday. Since 2018, the Indian cricket board (BCCI) has been staging a three-team Women's T20 Challenge alongside the hugely popular IPL for…

SRK’s ‘Pathaan’ sets cash register ringing with £5.5 million opening,…

Shah Rukh Khan made a grand comeback to the big screen with his new Hindi film "Pathaan" raising a whopping Rs 55 crore nett (£5.5 million) and its dubbed versions bringing in additional Rs 2 crores on the opening day, the makers announced on Thursday. According to production house Yash…

‘We support the importance of free press around the world’:…

Describing India banning the BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a matter of press freedom, the US State Department said that it is high time to highlight the importance of democratic principles like freedom of expression and make it a point around the world as well as in…

China’s aggressive actions caused India to join Quad: Former US…

Former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has claimed that India, which has charted an independent course on foreign policy, was forced to change its strategic posture and join the four-nation Quad grouping due to China’s aggressive actions. India and China are locked in a lingering border standoff in eastern…

India-UK FTA has hallmarks of being global standard: Foreign Secretary

The free trade agreement (FTA) being negotiated between India and the UK has all the hallmarks of being a genuine global standard, Foreign Secretary James Cleverly said on Wednesday. Addressing the annual India Global Forum (IGF) UK-India Parliamentary Lunch co-hosted by the Indian High Commission, the foreign minister highlighted the…

Top 30 under 30 Asians from the world of entertainment

THE future in the world of arts belonging to the young is perfectly illustrated by a new generation of south Asians who stood out in diverse fields. These exciting talents are breaking boundaries, expanding horizons, shattering glass ceilings, and delighting audiences with their amazing performances. They are inspiring other youngsters…

Leon Ung: ‘There are not enough roles for people like…

BEING of mixed race means benefiting from the richness of multiple cultures, but it sometimes is a hindrance when it comes to landing lead roles, child actor Leon Ung has said. After winning hearts in short film The Long Goodbye and currently seen in Netflix’s Matilda the Musical, the 12-year-old…

Making Boss moves

TALENTED actress Tejasswi Prakash has been unstoppable in the past 12 months. She followed up winning India’s biggest reality TV show Bigg Boss 15 at the beginning of last year with a rip-roaring performance in super hit drama serial Naagin 6 and her big-screen debut in acclaimed Marathi film Mann…

RRR: Jr NTR’s on-screen love interest Olivia finally reacts to…

Actress Olivia Morris, who featured as Jr NTR's love interest in SS Rajamouli's 'RRR', is in a celebratory mood as the track 'Naatu Naatu'song secured an Oscars 2023 nomination in the Best Original Song category. This year's nominations announcement took place on Tuesday and in no time Olivia took to…

‘Will not let the success get to my head’: RRR…

'RRR' lyricist Chandrabose expressed his happiness and gratitude as his music piece 'Naatu Naatu' bagged an Oscar Nomination in the 'Best Original song' category'. Talking to ANI, Chandrabose expressed his happiness and stated, "I will not let the success get to my head. Seeing the RRR casting list on the…

Jacqueline on Tell It Like a Woman earning original song…

Bollywood actor Jacqueline Fernandez on Wednesday congratulated the team of her film "Tell It Like a Woman", which was nominated in the best original song category at the Academy Awards for "Applause", performed by Sofia Carson. "Tell It Like a Woman" is an anthology directed by Leena Yadav, Maria Sole…

Telling the story of a match made in Bollywood heaven

WHETHER it is lead stars and a filmmaker, or amazing onscreen couples, Indian cinema has offered up perfect partnerships across the decades, which have resulted in all-time classics that entertained global audiences. Perhaps the most iconic, successful, and important Bollywood partnership of the modern era has been between actor Shah…

Defiant Indian students to hold more screenings of BBC documentary…

Indian students said they would show again a BBC documentary about Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the government has dismissed as propaganda after a Tuesday campus screening was disrupted by a power cut and intimidation by rivals. The Students' Federation of India (SFI) plans to show the documentary, "India: The…

India invites Pakistan’s foreign minister for May meeting – reports

India has invited Pakistan's foreign minister to a meeting of the Shanghai Co-operation Organisation (SCO) that it is hosting in May, Indian media reported on Wednesday, signalling a possible thaw in relations between the nuclear-armed rivals. The invitation came days after Pakistani Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif called for talks with…

Oscars 2023 nominations: ‘This song will forever hold a special…

SS Rajamouli's magnum opus 'RRR' made it to the official 95th Oscar nominations on Tuesday. The film's song 'Naatu Naatu' has officially entered the Oscars race in the 'Best Original Song' category. To mark this occasion actor Jr NTR, took to his Instagram account and congratulated the whole team for…

Pompeo claims India informed him Pakistan was preparing for nuclear…

Former US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has claimed that he was awakened to speak to his then-Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj who told him that Pakistan was preparing for a nuclear attack in the wake of the Balakot surgical strike in February 2019 and India is preparing its own escalatory…

RRR song ‘Naatu Naatu’ makes it to Oscars nominations in…

Rejoice all 'RRR' fans! History has been created. SS Rajamouli's magnum opus 'RRR' has made it to official Oscars nominations. The film's song 'Naatu Naatu' has officially entered the Oscars race in the 'Best Original Song' category. This year's Original Song nominees are music to our ears. #Oscars #Oscars95 pic.twitter.com/peKQmFD9Uh…

Guj: VHP withdraws protest against Shah Rukh Khan’s Pathaan after…

The Gujarat unit of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Tuesday withdrew its protest against Shah Rukh Khan-starrer “Pathaan”, a day before its release, expressing satisfaction over the removal of “objectionable” contents from the film. The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has revised the “obscene song” and “lewd words”…

Pakistan’s Oscar-contender Joyland set for a theatrical release in India

Joyland, Pakistan’s official entry for the Oscars 2023, is set to have a theatrical release in India. An upcoming release schedule posted by PVR Pictures, the film production and distribution arm of PVR Group, an Indian multiplex chain based in Gurgaon, confirms the development. Joyland is set to become the…

Indian university warns against screening of BBC documentary on Modi

A top Indian university has warned its students' union of strict disciplinary action if it goes ahead with a planned screening of a BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, saying it might disturb the peace and harmony of the campus. Modi's government has dismissed the documentary, which…

Gandhi Godse…: Director Rajkumar Santoshi writes to Mumbai Police, seeks…

Ahead of the release of 'Gandhi Godse -Ek Yudh', filmmaker Rajkumar Santoshi on Monday wrote to the Special Commissioner of Police, Mumbai, requesting additional security for him and his family, claimed that he has been receiving repeated threats. Director Santoshi announced that he had sought protection in the light of…

UV nail polish dryers at salons pose cancer risk: Study

Ultraviolet nail polish drying devices used in gel manicures may lead to cancer-causing mutations in human cells, according to a study. Researchers at the University of California (UC) San Diego in the US studied these ultraviolet (UV) light-emitting devices and found that their use leads to cell death. "If you…

Not familiar with BBC documentary, very familiar with shared ‘democratic…

The US is not familiar with the BBC documentary, but it is familiar with the shared “democratic values” that connect Washington and New Delhi, a US State Department spokesperson has said. The two-part BBC series, titled "India: The Modi Question" claimed it investigated certain aspects relating to the 2002 Gujarat…

Your One-Stop Tool For All Your Seller Needs: amazon seller…

The seller software by Amazon has made it easy for you to manage your Amazon sellers with all the features you need in one place. Whether you’re new to the business or have been doing it yourself, amazon seller software is a must-have tool for any seller. Why Amazon Seller Software Is Essential…

Sadiq Khan allocates £75m funding for 800 new homes for…

London mayor Sadiq Khan on Tuesday (24) announced £75 million funding to deliver up to 800 homes for rough sleepers. The mayor announced the funding during a visit to a Crisis at Christmas service in Newham, where he met Crisis and St Mungo’s staff, people who have recently been sleeping…

‘Chhatriwali talks about miscarriages, abortions, sex education, and about normalising…

After delivering five films in 2022, Rakul Preet Singh begins 2023 with RSVP Movies’ romantic-comedy film Chhatriwali. The Tejas Deoskar directorial stars her in the role of a condom tester and aims to promote the importance of male contraceptives and safe sex. Eastern Eye caught up with Singh around the…

Athiya Shetty-KL Rahul exude charm in first official wedding photos

Athiya Shetty and KL Rahul dropped their first wedding pictures on Monday and they look like a regal couple. The couple tied the knot in Suniel Shetty's Khandala farmhouse on Monday. Talking about the new bride and groom's outfit, Athiya opted for a neutral-toned lehenga with a heavy polki embellished…

The Apprentice star Shazia Hussain says she felt ‘bullied’ by…

The hit show The Apprentice returned to screens on January 19 with the remaining 15 candidates hoping to impress Lord Sugar with their business acumen and taking one step closer to bagging his investment. Meanwhile, candidate Shazia Hussain, a technology recruiter from London, has said that she felt bullied by…

Important to play matches heading into big tournament: Mohammed Shami…

India pacer Mohammed Shami stated that it is essential to play matches before heading into a major tournament like the World Cup.At a media briefing on Saturday, the speedster highlighted the importance of having game time before playing crucial tournaments like the World Cup. He further mentioned that the team…

Eminent Indians slam BBC documentary on PM Modi, say it’s…

In a strong rebuttal to the BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, more than 300 eminent Indians including retired judges, retired bureaucrats, and retired armed forces veterans signed a statement slamming the British national broadcaster for showing "unrelenting prejudice" toward India and its leader. British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) aired…

Actor Nora Fatehi has always been jealous of Jacqueline Fernandez,…

In a recent development, where Economic Offences Wings of Delhi Police has filed a supplementary chargesheet in connection with the Rs 200 crore extortion case, alleged conman Sukesh Chandrasekhar on Saturday claimed that Bollywood actor Nora Fatehi has always been jealous of Jacqueline Fernandez. Sukesh in a press statement issued…

Foreign pupils ‘win-win’

EARLIER in the autumn, briefings from the Home Office appeared to indicate that the UK government was seriously considering limiting the number of international students to help reduce net migration. At that time one of us, along with 13 other vice-chancellors, joined with the former education secretary, Justine Greening, to…

India’s PM Modi can play key role in facilitating talks…

There is a need for someone who can bring Ukraine and Russia to the table for talks and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi can play a key role in facilitating the negotiations between the two warring neighbours, a veteran French journalist said. However, at this moment it looks "extremely difficult"…

BBC defends Modi documentary as ‘rigorously researched’

The BBC on Friday (20) defended its controversial series on prime minister Narendra Modi as a “rigorously researched” documentary that sought to highlight important issues, a day after the Indian government condemned the programme as a “propaganda piece” lacking objectivity. “The documentary was rigorously researched according to the highest editorial…

Indian man sentenced to 7 years in prison for illegal…

A 34-year-old Indian man has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison after he pleaded guilty to his role in a $3.5 million international drug smuggling conspiracy that brought illegal opioids from India and Singapore into the US. Manish Kumar shipped millions of illegal and unapproved pills to…

‘As Asian girls, we often are encouraged to stick to…

Anita Saha, who is the reigning Miss England Manchester 2022/23 and Miss World England finalist, recently finished her bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Sciences at The University of Manchester and has now begun a master’s of research degree this year to pursue her career aspirations in Medical Research and Development. In an exclusive interview with Eastern Eye, the 21-year-old speaks about her…

UK police ‘looking into’ video of Sunak sans seatbelt

British police will be "looking into" a video in which prime minister Rishi Sunak can be seen riding in a car without a seatbelt -- an "error of judgment" for which he has apologised, according to Downing Street. In Thursday's (19) video, produced for distribution on Sunak's social media channels,…

EYE SPY: Ranveer Singh: Real deal or king of lucky…

IS RANVEER SINGH a talented movie star or an over-rated actor who has got lucky? I have always thought it was the latter, but many disagree and believe he is a big screen idol with bags of talent. Now that he has had three epic failures in a row, it…

How Deewaar became a cult classic

WHEN lists of the greatest Bollywood films of all time are compiled, Deewaar consistently makes the top 10. The drama about brothers on opposite sides of the law became a sensation when it was released on January 24, 1975, and remains iconic. Amitabh Bachchan and Shashi Kapoor as the siblings…

Rishi Sunak defends Modi in Parliament over controversial BBC documentary

Defending Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the British Parliament, Rishi Sunak distanced himself from the BBC documentary series, saying he "doesn't agree with the characterization" of his Indian counterpart. Sunak made these remarks on the controversial documentary that was raised in the Parliament by Pakistan-origin MP Imran Hussain. "The UK…

Beauty tips and trends to help you look your best

WHETHER it is sustainability, surprises or stepping out of your comfort zone, the beauty trends this year will offer something for everyone. Eastern Eye asked Dimps Sanghani, celebrity hair and beauty expert, entrepreneur and owner of the Tiara Organic salon in the heart of Chelsea, London, to give her 20…

Top Benefits Of Using ai writing Creator

If you are a blogger, writer or a content creator, then you will know how important it is to have good quality content. You need to write original and high-quality articles on your blog for increasing traffic and engaging readers. For this purpose, most of the bloggers hire human writers…

Football has been used for fuelling racism, far right activity,…

Member parliamentarians of the Women and Equalities Committee of the UK parliament was on Wednesday (18) told that that game of football has been 'used to fuel racism, far right activity and misogyny'. According to a report by the Mirror, campaigner Shaista Aziz told the committee that there were "two…

Inebriated racist who made ‘monkey gestures’ at hospital security guard…

A racist who had absconded for nearly two years following a public disorder offence has been brought to justice after he allegedly assaulted his ex-wife.In February 2021, Richard Mcerlean made monkey gestures and noises at a security guard of Stepping Hill Hospital in Stockport and talked about throwing a banana…

Priyanka Chopra meets SS Rajamouli, M M Keeravani at ‘RRR’…

Priyanka Chopra attended SS Rajamouli and M M Keeravani's 'RRR' screening in Los Angles. She shared pictures from the event along with a congratulatory note. Taking to Instagram Story, Priyanka treated fans with a glimpse of her meeting with the RRR team. Sharing the stage with the RRR team, she…

Shining new light on old practices

HER recently published debut novel The Illuminated introduces bright new literary voice Anindita Ghose to readers. The nuanced work of fiction revolves around how the sudden death of influential figure Robi Mallick affects his wife and daughter. Both women battle their respective challenges along with the rising tide of religious…

Multi-award-winning RRR streaming exclusively on ZEE5 Global in original language…

The RRRoar gets louder. Days after the coveted Golden Globe win, the SS Rajamouli creation continues to script history with its latest wins at the prestigious Critics Choice Awards (CCA), winning Best Song, for M.M. Keeravani’s Naatu Naatu and Best Foreign Language film at CCA. This follows its recent win…

Return of a music maestro

SHE has delivered stunning albums, sung superb songs, composed amazing music, and done great cross-cultural collaborations, but Bombay Jayashri has always been at her very best on stage. One of the world’s greatest live performers, she has been entertaining global audiences for decades and setting an undeniably high standard for…

Shubman Gill smashes double ton in 1st ODI against New…

Indian batter Shubman Gill smashed a double century on Wednesday, becoming the youngest player to do so. The stylish batter accomplished this in the first ODI between India and New Zealand at Hyderabad on Wednesday. In the match, Gill scored 208 in just 149 balls. His knock was decorated with…

Nepal plane crash: Death toll rises to 71 as authorities…

Nepalese authorities on Tuesday started handing over to family members the bodies of those killed, two days after Yeti Airlines' aircraft with 72 people, including five Indians, crashed in the resort city of Pokhara, as the death toll rose to 71. As two more bodies were recovered from the accident…

ZEE5 Global announces new crime thriller Jaanbaaz Hindustan Ke starring…

ZEE5 Global, the world's largest streaming platform for South Asian content, set a benchmark for thrillers in 2022. From hit releases like Abhay 3 to Rangbaaz – Darr Ki Rajneeti and Duranga, the platform saw a successful year and is now ready to bring its next original, Jaanbaaz Hindustan Ke,…

Apollo Tyres (UK) announced Top Employer in UK: ‘It will…

Apollo Tyres (UK) Holdings Ltd, a subsidiary of Apollo Tyres Ltd, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of tyres, has been recognised as a Top Employer in the UK. The certification, awarded by the Top Employers Institute, a global authority on HR excellence, was based on an in-depth survey of…

Pakistan-based LeT’s deputy leader Abdul Rehman Makki designated global terrorist…

In a major diplomatic victory for India, Abdul Rehman Makki was designated a global terrorist by the UN after China lifted its hold on a joint India-US proposal to blacklist the deputy chief of Pakistan-based terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba. The UN Security Council’s 1267 ISIL (Da’esh) and Al Qaeda Sanctions Committee…

Indian-American Krishna Vavilala honoured with MLK Grande Parade Special Award

Indian-American Krishna Vavilala has been honoured with MLK Grande Parade Special Award for the 86-year-old community leader's contributions towards connecting the Indian community with mainstream America as the US celebrated the legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. King, a champion of civil rights for Blacks, was born…

Pak PM Sharif seeks ‘sincere’ talks with India to resolve…

Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has sought "serious" and "sincere" talks with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for the resolution of the "burning" issues, including on Kashmir, and said the UAE could play an important role in facilitating the resumption of dialogue between the two nuclear-armed neighbours. Prime Minister Sharif…

India envoy Vikram Doraiswami visits Stockport in landmark visit; discusses…

His Excellency Vikram Doraiswami, the Indian high commissioner to the UK, recently paid a visit to Stockport in what constituted the first-ever visit by an Indian envoy to Stockport Borough. In Stockport, Doraiswami was given a tour round Christy Towels of England, which supplies and sponsors Wimbledon, and is owned…

‘Naatu Naatu’ choreographer Prem Rakshith on RRR song winning Golden…

On January 10, the highly energetic song “Naatu Naatu” from SS Rajamouli’s global blockbuster RRR (2022) emerged as the winner in the Best Original Song category at the Golden Globes Awards 2023, beating the songs of such popular artists as Taylor Swift, Rihanna, and Lady Gaga. Among the people that…

India, UK sign, exchange letters to formalise Young Professional Scheme…

High Commissioner of India to the UK, Vikram K Doraiswami and Matthew Rycroft, the permanent secretary at the Home Office of the UK signed and exchanged letters for formalising the Young Professional Scheme at an event in London on Monday. The event took place at the High Commission of India…

Viacom 18 bags women’s IPL media rights for $117 million

Viacom 18 will pay 9.51 billion Indian rupees ($117 million) for the media rights of the women's Indian Premier League (IPL) for the next five years, the country's cricket board (BCCI) announced on Monday. Viacom 18 outbid Disney Star, Sony and Zee among other broadcasters in a closed-bid auction in…

RRR wins Best Foreign Language Film, Best Song for ‘Naatu…

SS Rajamouli's "RRR"continued its winning streak as the global blockbuster won two trophies -- Best Foreign Language Film and Best Song for "Naatu Naatu" -- at the Critics Choice Awards (CCA) here. The Telugu magnum opus, headlined by Ram Charan and Jr NTR, was nominated in five categories at the…

‘Asian pensioners need help to avoid slipping into poverty’

URGENT action needs to be taken to prevent more Asian elderly people being plunged into poverty, charities and MPs have urged. They have also backed calls to raise the state pension amount further, to lower the threshold for auto-enrolment in workplace pension schemes and for more education for workers of…

The Benefits of Using an Ethereum Web Wallet

Cryptocurrency is on the rise and Ethereum is one of the most popular digital assets. But how can you securely store your Ethereum? The answer is to use a web-based wallet. A web-based wallet offers users an easy and secure way to store their Ether (ETH) tokens. Here we will…

Abusive racist banned from contacting victims for five years

A man in Fearnhead was given a Criminal Behaviour Order, which makes it a criminal offence to contact any of the victims for five years, for his racist and abusive behaviour. Lee Miller, 37, was sentenced at Warrington Magistrates' Court to 24 months in jail, suspended, and 35 days of…

Pakistan welcomes third-party mediation in resolution of outstanding issues with…

Pakistan on Friday said it has always welcomed the international community playing a role in promoting peace in the region, including in facilitating a dialogue with India for the resolution of the core issues, including on Kashmir. Foreign Office spokesperson Mumtaz Zahra Baloch made these comments during the weekly press…

Alireza Akbari: Know the British-Iranian executed by Tehran

Iran has executed British-Iranian national Alireza Akbari, the judiciary's Mizan news agency reported on Saturday (14), after sentencing the former Iranian deputy defence minister to death on charges of spying for Britain. Here are some details about Akbari and his case: He served as deputy defence minister when Ali Shamkhani…

Indian guru, popularly known as ‘Jalebi baba’, jailed for 14…

An Indian guru, popularly known as 'Jalebi baba', has been jailed for 14 years for raping more than 100 women. Amarveer, 63, also known as Amarpuri, was jailed under a law related to the protection of children from sexual offenses by a fast-track special court in northern Indian state of…

More than 100 hook steps tried before ‘Naatu Naatu’ moves…

Some 100 variations of the hook steps, two months of rehearsals, and 20 days of shooting… that's what went into creating the perfectly synthesised moves in the global hit "Naatu Naatu" from the film RRR, says choreographer Prem Rakshith. The track, filmed on the movie's leading stars Jr NTR and…

Riz Ahmed joins Pakistan’s Oscar contender Joyland as executive producer:…

Academy and Emmy award winner Riz Ahmed announced on social media yesterday that he had joined the much-talked-about Pakistani film Joyland as an Executive Producer. His production company Left Handed Films is onboard to executive produce the film which revolves around a patriarchal family craving for a baby boy to…

Cricket Hall of Fame, US, endorses India’s Road Safety World…

In a first since 1981, Cricket Hall of Fame (CHOF) has endorsed the Road Safety World Series, a T20 cricket league played in India by former players to create awareness towards road safety in India and around the globe. In a meeting held virtually among the CHOF board members in…

4 Side Hustles That Will Help You Earn Extra Cash…

With the rising cost of living, more and more people are looking for ways to supplement their incomes. If you’re interested in earning extra money on the side, there are plenty of options available to you. Here are four side hustles that will help you earn extra cash in 2023.…

Amol Parashar: I find formula really boring

AFTER being under the radar for a few years, actor Amol Parashar has risen through the ranks with winning performances on diverse platforms. These range from key roles in hit web series like A Viral Wedding and TVF Tripling to playing legendary freedom fighter Bhagat Singh in acclaimed movie Sardar…

Pak says looking into case of Indian woman’s allegations; expresses…

While expressing "zero tolerance" for misbehaviour at its foreign missions, Pakistan said on Thursday that it was looking into the case of a woman visitor who has alleged indecent behaviour by some senior staff members of the country's high commission in New Delhi. Mumtaz Zahra Baloch, Spokesperson of the Ministry…

How changing weather affects your sleep and how to fix…

Both sleep disorders insomnia and hypersomnia can lead to reduced productivity, a decreased quality of life, fatigue, and depression. Insomnia also increases the risk of cognitive dysfunction and accidents, and so does hypersomnia, informs the Sleepopolis site. While insomnia involves the inability to fall asleep, stay asleep, and/or fall back…

Imperial College London welcomes India high commissioner Vikram Doraiswami to…

The Imperial College London on Tuesday (10) welcomed the Indian high commissioner to the UK, His Excellency Vikram Doraiswami, to discuss deepening ties between the UK and India. The College has been growing research connections with the South Asian nation in fields such as sustainability, public health, and water management.…

UAE to rollover $2bn loan, give additional $1bn: Pakistan PM…

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Thursday agreed to extend an existing loan of $2 billion and provide an additional loan of $1 billion to help cash-strapped Pakistan tackle its economic woes, including the fast-depleting foreign exchange reserves. Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif's Office made the announcement after his meeting with…

The Pros and Cons of Buying Cheap Footballs

Football is one of the most popular sports in the world, and it has a huge monetary value. With the ever-increasing cost of living, football price (ราคาบอล) tickets and merchandise have been steadily climbing over the years due to inflation. But what exactly is inflation? And how has it affected the…

Get a Kick Out of Real-Time Football Match Scores

There's nothing like following a live football match. The anticipation, the excitement, the drama; it's all part of the game. But if you're not able to watch the match live, following the score can be the next best thing. Here's why following live football scores (ผลบอลสด)is so much fun. The…

Sri Lanka’s former president ordered to pay £224,000 in compensation…

Sri Lanka's former president Maithripala Sirisena was on Thursday ordered by the apex court to pay SLRs 100 million (around £224,000) as compensation to victims of the 2019 Easter attack for his negligence in preventing the country's one of the worst terror strikes despite having credible information of an imminent…

British linguist Ronald E Asher, ambassador of Tamil, Malayalam to…

Ronald E. Asher, a British linguist and educator specialised in Dravidian languages, has died of old age in London, his family sources said on Wednesday. He was 96. A fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society, London, Asher won a gold medal from Kerala Sahitya Akademi, Trichur, in 1983 and was…

Rihanna congratulates or ignores the team RRR after losing Golden…

India today woke up to the news of yet another win by SS Rajamouli’s blockbuster film RRR (2022) as its popular song “Naatu Naatu” bagged the prestigious Golden Globes Award at a glitzy ceremony held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, USA. Music composer MM Keeravani received…

Acupuncturist reveals ‘magic’ spot to make you feel more awake!

Practitioners of reflexology, which is a discipline in Chinese medicine believe that exerting a bit of pressure in a certain way to pressure points in the body, which are supposedly extra sensitive can help to ease pain, improve health, and restore balance in the body. Now, an acupuncturist Eileen Li,…

The Apprentice’s ‘hijabi receptionist’ Khadeejah Khan wins hearts on social…

The ‘hijabi receptionist’ of The Apprentice has drawn the attention of social media users as the latest series of the BBC’s iconic reality show has kicked off.Khadeejah Khan is the new right-hand woman of the show host and ‘boss’ Alan Michael Sugar. The Pakistani woman shared a video of herself…

India celebrates RRR triumph at Golden Globes

India celebrated a rare Hollywood award triumph after local film RRR won a Golden Globe for best song on Wednesday, seeing off competition from US superstars Taylor Swift and Rihanna. Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the "very special accomplishment" after the win by the action movie's barnstorming, high-octane number "Naatu…

Tale of two speeches

TWO years is a long time in politics, but only a short time in government. That challenge of political pace-making presented different dilemmas to Rishi Sunak and Sir Keir Starmer, as the prime minister and Labour leader, respectively, gave keynote speeches last week to kickstart the penultimate year of this…

PM Modi congratulates team ‘RRR’ as ‘Naatu Naatu’ wins Golden…

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the 'RRR' team after the film's track 'Naatu Naatu' made India proud at the 2023 Golden Globe Awards stage. Filmmaker SS Rajamouli's magnum opus 'RRR' bagged the Best Original song trophy for its song 'Naatu Naatu'. Following the historic win, the PM took to…

I am very much overwhelmed: ‘Naatu Naatu’ composer MM Keeravaani…

History was created at the 2023 Golden Globes stage on Wednesday as 'Naatu Naatu' from SS Rajamouli's 'RRR' won the Best Original Song award. The song's music composer MM Keeravaani, who accepted the trophy on behalf of the team, got emotional on stage during his speech. He said, "Thank you…

RRR song ‘Naatu Naatu’ wins Best Original Song at Golden…

Filmmaker SS Rajamouli's magnum opus 'RRR' bagged the Best Original song trophy for its song 'Naatu Naatu' at the 2023 Golden Globes2023 Golden Globes. The song has been composed by veteran music director MM Keeravaani and penned by Kala Bhairavi and Rahul Sipligunj. 'Naatu Naatu' was nominated alongside Taylor Swift's…

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The benefits of having a fake ids are endless, and there are many reasons why you should get one. If you're looking for a reason to get one, then here are some benefits that might sway your mind: You Can Buy A Beer With An ID Card It’s one of…

Why you should drink water from a copper vessel as…

In today's modern world, the storage of water in metal containers for health benefits may sound old-fashioned and irrelevant. However, this ancient practice which is mentioned in the texts of Ayurveda, the age-old Indian system of holistic medicine, is now supported by several scientific studies. In fact, many people believe…

Superfood special: Add these dry fruits to your diet plan…

The next phase of winter is here! And as it gets chillier by the day, prepare to fight it with nutritious winter superfoods. Yes, we're talking about 'dry fruits' which are a staple in India. They are typically consumed during the winter since they can keep you warm and boost…

Rocketry: R Madhavan’s visual treat handpicked for Academy Awards first…

R Madhavan starrer Rocketry: The Nambi Effect has made the audience gasp not just pan-India but across the globe. Multiplying its sky-high speed, the visual treat has gone global and is eligible for Oscars 2023. The story of the film revolves around Nambi Narayanan, a former Indian Space Scientist and…

Fast food consumption linked to liver disease: Study

A study published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology by Keck Medicine at USC provides more motivation for people to minimise their fast-food consumption. The study found that eating fast food is associated with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, a potentially life-threatening condition in which fat builds up in the liver. Researchers…

Space expert A C Charania named NASA’s new chief technologist

An Indian-American aerospace industry expert has been appointed as NASA's new chief technologist to serve as principal advisor to Administrator Bill Nelson on technology policy and programmes at the space agency’s headquarters here. A C Charania joined the space agency in his new role on January 3. He replaces another…

Tributes paid to Shree Ramsinghji Sardarsinghji Kumpavat, pillar of Hindu…

Rich tributes have been paid to Shree Ramsinghji Sardarsinghji Kumpavat, one of the pillars of Hindu community in Greater Manchester, who founded the first temple in Oldham. Shree Ramsinghji, 85, died in the early hours of Sunday (8) morning, the Indian Association Oldham announced. He arrived in Oldham in 1966,…

Experience the Power of Seamless File Sharing with FlashCloud

Our lives revolve around technology, and it is no surprise that we depend on it to share our files. The traditional method of sharing files using USB drives or emailing files can be a cumbersome process, especially if the file size is large or you need to share multiple files…

TikTok video claiming Asians are ‘better’ photographers than Brits goes…

A video claiming Asians are “better” photographers than Britons has gone viral on social media with its producer Mark O’Dea saying he always preferred Asians to take his images.In the TikTok video, the Malaysia-based British YouTuber and television presenter Mark O’Dea compares the photographic efforts of a UK man and…

Indian-origin man accused of killing son in US, charged with…

A 39-year-old Indian-origin man has been charged with capital murder for allegedly stabbing to death his 9-year-old son in the US state of Texas, police said. Subramanian Ponnazhakan was charged on Sunday for stabbing his son on January 6, and his warrant was set for USD one million, the Mckinney…

RRR will win Best Picture at Oscars 2023, predicts Hollywood…

Helmed by visionary filmmaker SS Rajamouli, RRR (2022) has been getting unprecedented attention from the world media lately. Ever since the film landed on Netflix, after an outstanding performance at the domestic box office, it has emerged as a cultural phenomenon in the US with several prominent filmmakers, writers, actors,…

Air India Urinating incident: Co-passenger says it was triggering to…

It was triggering to hear the father of an inebriated man who urinated on a female passenger in an Air India flight claim that the incident did not happen, a co-passenger has said, as he noted that the accused was incoherent and blamed the pilot for the inaction in dealing…

Barry Gardiner MP urges to frame policies to achieve climate…

British MP Barry Gardiner has said that though it is important to set climate targets, more emphasis should be given to create polices to attain these goals. Gardiner also admitted that the current funding by the UK to other countries to enable them to achieve climate targets is 'critically insufficient',…

Indian American body celebrates Biden’s nomination of Richard Verma for…

An Indian-American body has welcomed the nomination of lawyer diplomat Richard Verma for Deputy Secretary of State, a top diplomatic position in the State Department. In December, the White House in a statement said that Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate 54-year-old Verma to be Deputy Secretary of State…

PM Modi ‘really going out of his way’ to work…

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is "really going out of his way" to work with the Sikh community, both inside and outside India, Indian-American businessman and philanthropist Darshan Singh Dhaliwal has said. Dhaliwal has been selected as one of the 27 recipients of the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman this year. "I think…

Trolls attack Priyanka Chopra as they ask ‘what happened to…

Priyanka Chopra is an international sensation, who has established a successful acting career in Bollywood and Hollywood. Her admirers as well as haters keep a close eye on everything that she does. And just like any other prominent figure, she has also faced trolling for some reason or the other…

Everything you need to know about ‘Phir Dhan Te Nan’…

The announcement of bringing the new and unique 'Phir Dhan Te Nan' song in Vishal Bhardwaj & Luv Ranjan’s KUTTEY has in itself created a lot of excitement among the audience. Putting up a break on audiences' long waits to witness 2023's first blockbuster song, 'Phir Dhen Te Nan' is…

‘Studying Britain’s past will help shape its future’

CHRISTMAS DAY was the first time that a king’s speech has been televised to the nation. King Charles’s Christmas message took care to acknowledge the economic anxieties many people are facing, praised the contribution of public services and the civic spirit shared across faiths in modern Britain. This tradition began…

EYE SPY: Predicting entertainment highs and lows in 2023

LIKE every year, 2023 will likely be a rollercoaster ride for the entertainment industry, filled with highs, lows, excitement and unexpected twists. There will be artistic excellence, celebrity surprises, path-breaking moments, bad times, things that shouldn’t happen and so much more. With that in mind, Eastern Eye looked ahead to…

Watch – RRR director Rajamouli thanks NY Film Critics Circle…

SS Rajamouli, the best director winner at the New York Film Critics Circle (NYFCC) Awards for "RRR", has thanked the organisation for appreciating his "small film from the south of India". S.S. Rajamouli accepting the Best Director prize from #NYFCC for #RRRMovie #SSR pic.twitter.com/RCjySbC9yk — Matt Neglia (@NextBestPicture) January 5,…

Asian cinema gems that sparkled last year

LAST year may have been a bad one for Bollywood, but that didn’t stop it from being an interesting 12 months for films with a strong south Asian connection. There were marvellous movies made across different languages and genres, which delighted audiences on multiple platforms, from streaming sites to cinemas…

US: Indian-origin man drives car off cliff with family inside,…

An Indian-origin man, Dharmesh A Patel, has been arrested for attempted murder and child abuse after California Highway Patrol officials say he intentionally drove his car over a cliff with his wife and two children, reported ABC News. The Southern California man faces multiple charges on suspicion of attempted murder…

Blessed to play Mahatma Gandhi and Jyotirao Phule onscreen, says…

Actor Pratik Gandhi says he is looking forward to playing Mahatma Gandhi and Jyotirao Phule in separate projects and believes these important historical figures will allow him to go through a “tricky transformation journey”. “Phule”, written and directed by Ananth Mahadevan, features Pratik Gandhi in the role of the social…

Britain to proscribe Iran’s Revolutionary Guard as a terror group

Britain will officially declare Iran's Revolutionary Guard, which has arrested seven people with links to the United Kingdom over anti-government protests, as a terrorist group, the Telegraph reported on Monday, citing sources. The move, which will be announced within weeks, is supported by Britain's security minister, Tom Tugendhat, and Home…

Want to live longer? Increase your water intake

According to the Cleveland Clinic, more than 50% of the body is made of water, which is also needed for multiple bodily functions, including the digestion of food, the creation of hormones and neurotransmitters, and the delivery of oxygen to the entire body. Now, a new study suggests that staying…

Regina Cassandra to star in ZEE5’s series Jaanbaaz Hindustan Ke

Streaming platform ZEE5 on Tuesday announced its next original series Jaanbaaz Hindustan Ke, headlined by actor Regina Cassandra. The edge-of-the-seat thriller is helmed by filmmaker Srijit Mukherji and focuses on Kavya, a woman IPS officer, played by Cassandra. The 32-year-old actor, known for films such as Siva Manasulo Sruthi, Mughizh,…

Nawazuddin Siddiqui decides against taking up small roles even if…

Multiple award-winning actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui has proved his mettle time and again. He has several notable films to his credit and is considered one of the finest actors working in Bollywood today. But before he became a household name, Nawaz had appeared in many blink-and-you-miss-it roles. However, the actor has…

China says restrictions on its travellers abroad discriminatory: Warns countermeasures

Piqued by several countries, including India, clamping curbs on Chinese travellers amid the massive surge of Covid in the country, China on Tuesday (3) said the restrictions are discriminatory and warned of reciprocal countermeasures. The US, Australia, Canada, India, Israel, Malaysia, Morocco, Qatar, South Korea, Taiwan, Japan and several EU…

Autopsies show Covid virus lingers in brain, other body parts…

The SARS-CoV-2 virus spreads throughout the body, including the brain, and lingers for almost eight months, shows an analysis of tissue samples from the autopsies of people who died due to COVID-19. The researchers from the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) tested samples from autopsies that were performed from…

Foreign minister defends India’s move to import Russian oil; says…

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has defended India's move to import crude oil from Russia notwithstanding the growing disquiet over it by Western powers, saying that Europe has imported six times the fossil fuel energy from Russia than India has done since February 2022. Jaishankar, who arrived here from Cyprus…

Cricket-BCCI to increase focus on player fitness ahead of ODI…

India's cricket board (BCCI) will increase its focus on player fitness and consider who has played a substantial domestic season when making selections for the national team, it said on Sunday following a review meeting ahead of the 2023 World Cup. The board said that the National Cricket Academy will…

Cricketer Rishabh Pant’s condition improves, shifted from ICU to private…

Cricketer Rishabh Pant has been shifted from the ICU to the private ward of the Max Hospital in Dehradun, the capital of India's northern state of Uttarakhand, following an improvement in his condition. He was shifted to the private ward on Sunday evening as his condition improved but the pain…

China’s approach to India same as Russia’s to Ukraine: Rahul…

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday said China is adopting the same principle with India as Russia is with Ukraine, as it is threatening to alter India's boundaries. He also claimed that the Sino-Indian border conflict has a link with a weak economy, a confused nation without any vision, hatred…

Rishi Sunak offered £1m in exchange for going vegan for…

An international vegan organisation has challenged British prime minister Rishi Sunak to go vegan for a month in exchange for a £1 million donation to a charity of his choice.Generation Vegan (GenV) said it sincerely hoped the prime minister would accept the challenge to adopt a plant-based diet “for at…

Exploring the Benefits of Laser hair removal london: Is It…

Laser hair removal in London is a fast and effective way to reduce unwanted hair growth. This hair treatment can be a great option for those who want to reduce the time spent shaving, waxing, or plucking, or for those looking for a more permanent solution to their unwanted hair.…

Pakistan embassy property in Washington DC auctioned to ‘highest bidder’:…

A Pakistani embassy property in the US capital of Washington DC that has been put up for auction has likely gone to the highest bidder named Shahal Khan of Burkhan World Investments, according to a report in the Dawn. Khan is believed to have offered $6.8 million for the property.…

New Year honours: Professor Partha Dasgupta leads British Asian recognition…

A Cambridge professor who is a leading global figure in the economics of the natural environment, Professor Sir Partha Sarathi Dasgupta; COP-26 president Alok Sharma and drinks company Diageo’s CEO Ivan Menezes are among prominent Asians who have been recognised in the New Year Honour’s List published late last Friday…

UK favoured ‘whacking’ Osama bin Laden nine months before 9/11…

Britain’s government had backed plans to kill al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden nine months before the 9/11 terror attacks in the US he masterminded, newly released confidential documents revealed.According to a Times report, a senior Downing Street official told then prime minister Tony Blair in December 2000: “We’re all in…

Restricted access to abortion linked with higher suicide rates :…

Restricting abortion access is linked to increased suicide risk for women of reproductive age, a study conducted in the US found. The interdisciplinary team from the University of Pennsylvania and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), US, did not find the same association between older women and death due to motor…

Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn condole demise of PM Modi’s mother

Cine personalities Rajinikanth, Dharmendra, Akshay Kumar and Ajay Devgn on Friday expressed grief over the demise of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mother Hiraben Modi and wished him the strength to bear the loss. Hiraben, 99, passed away at 3.30 am during treatment at U N Mehta Heart Hospital, in Ahmedabad.…

Dubai court authorises British hedge fund trader Sanjay Shah’s extradition…

A Dubai court has granted the extradition of British hedge fund trader Sanjay Shah to Denmark to face the law in an alleged tax fraud in the Scandinavian country.However, his extradition is unlikely to take place immediately as Shah’s representatives said they would challenge the ruling of the emirate’s court…

Nutritionist lists top tips to travel healthy during this festive…

As the year comes to an end, it’s time for holiday trips. While some travel for leisure, others travel for business or to escape the monotony of their lives. No matter what your reason for travelling, staying healthy remains should remain your top priority. Therefore, celebrity nutritionist, Rujuta Diwekar, through…

Rishi Sunak ‘concerned’ after reports reveal MPs and peers engage…

British prime minister Rishi Sunak has said that he is 'very concerned' after reports revealed that MPs and peers engage in 'sex and heavy drinking' on foreign trips arranged by all-party parliamentary groups (APPGs). In the wake of the report, Sunak urged lawmakers to focus on working for the public…

Indian-American IT professional convicted in US of making illicit profits…

An Indian-American former IT professional was convicted of four counts of securities fraud in the US state of California for using a company’s confidential information for trading in its securities, making an illicit profit of $7 million, authorities said. Sivannarayana Barama (48), who had earlier worked at multiple technology firms…

Features and Benefits of Smart Vending Machines [2023]

Vending machines have existed for many years. Now and then, new functionality gets added to them. Older vending machines only provide ready-to-drink beverages. The modern ones also dispense hot and cold beverages like tea and coffee. Traditional vending machines were cumbersome and difficult to use. They would take too long…

Molnupiravir doesn’t reduce Covid-19 hospitalisation/deaths in vaccinated people at high…

Researchers from the University of Oxford on December 22 released findings from a clinical trial investigating the effectiveness of the antiviral treatment molnupiravir against Covid-19 – the first treatment tested in the ongoing PANORAMIC (Platform Adaptive trial of NOvel antiviRals for eArly treatMent of COVID-19 In the Community) trial. In…

35 private Afghan universities could collapse following women’s education ban

A domino effect due to the Taliban banning higher education for women in Afghanistan is being felt by the country's private universities, which according to an estimate are staring at imminent closure, Tolo News reported. "The economic challenges have surged widely 30 to 35 universities are facing major economic problems,"…

British soldier, who survived multiple gunshots in Ukraine war and…

A British army veteran from Bristol has been nicknamed Rambo by colleagues after he survived multiple shrapnel wounds in battle with Russian troops in Ukraine. Shareef Amin, 40, a former soldier in Britain's 1st Battalion 'The Rifles', suffered injuries to every limb but said that he is ready to do…

‘I request PM Modi to make strong laws against polygamy’:…

As the Indian entertainment industry continues to pay its tributes to late actor Tunisha Sharma, four-time National Film Award-winning actress Kangana Ranaut has taken to Instagram Stories and shared her thoughts on the death of the popular television star. She has also requested Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to implement…

Hope my Mrs World win empowers women and kids: Sargam…

Sargam Koushal brought back the Mrs World crown to India after 21 years and hopes to use her win as a "catalyst" to inspire women and children to follow their dreams. The Jammu-born model was announced the winner of the beauty pageant at a ceremony held in Las Vegas on…

Kangana Ranaut recalls being slapped by her parents: ‘When I…

Bollywood star Kangana Ranaut, who is known for her versatility and portrayal of strong women characters in films, has come a long way in her career. She came from a humble background with no showbiz connections and established herself as one of the leading actresses in the Hindi film industry.…

Yorkshire racism trial to be held in public as ECB…

The trial into the allegations of racism in Yorkshire cricket will be held in public, a key demand from the club’s former player Azeem Rafiq.Michael Vaughan and Matthew Hoggard and five other former England stars accused of racism had opposed a public hearing of the case, but the Cricket Discipline…

Scientists redefine obesity with discovery of two major subtypes

A team led by Van Andel Institute scientists has identified two distinct types of obesity with physiological and molecular differences that may have lifelong consequences for health, disease and response to medication. The findings, published today in the journal Nature Metabolism, offer a more nuanced understanding of obesity than current…

Instead of doing a lot of quantity, I did a…

Suryakumar Yadav has been a trailblazer who has taken cricket’s shortest format by storm. Inarguably, India’s first true-blue T20 superstar, Surya has now trained his eyes on being successful in longer formats but without changing the essence of his batsmanship. In an exclusive interview with PTI, ‘SKY’ spoke about his…

Confirmed: Fawad Khan’s Pakistani blockbuster The Legend of Maula Jatt…

Pakistani film The Legend of Maula Jatt, starring Fawad Khan and Mahira Khan, is likely to be released on the big screen in India this Friday, an INOX official said. This will perhaps be the first film from Pakistan in over a decade to get a theatrical release here. “It…

Sikh man from India reportedly among four killed in bus…

A Sikh man from India was reportedly among four people killed in a major accident on Christmas eve in Canada's British Columbia province when a bus rolled over on an icy highway, according to media reports on Monday. The bus, operated by Ebus, an Alberta-based bus operator with multiple routes…

Indian High Commission hosts digital exhibition on two sahibzadas on…

The High Commission of India, London on Monday (26) hosted a digital exhibition on two sahibzadas of Guru Govind Singh on the occasion of Veer Baal Diwas. While all four sons of Guru Gobind Singh made their supreme sacrifice, the date is observed as the martyrdom day of the Sahibzadas…

Jr NTR enjoys ‘best Indian food’ in the US and…

Jr NTR has seen a meteoric rise in his fan following after the thunderous success of SS Rajamouli’s epic period action drama RRR (2022), co-starring Ram Charan. The blockbuster film, which hit screens on March 24, turned out to be a major commercial success at the global box office. Later,…

UK cricket exports eye boost with India free trade deal

Cricket bat and pad exports from the UK to India could be in line for a big boost if a free trade agreement (FTA) between the two countries gets finalised, the UK government has said. The Department for International Trade (DIT) issued the update on Saturday following the sixth round…

Savage US blizzard leaves 32 dead, over 200,000 affected with…

A brutal winter storm that brought Christmas chaos to millions of Americans will be slow to dissipate, the US National Weather Service said Monday, after intense snow and frigid cold caused power outages, travel delays, and at least 32 deaths across the eastern part of the country. "Much of the…

Disastrous dozen: 12 movies that scraped the bottom of the…

THE end of December is traditionally the time to do a round-up of the best this year has had to offer, but that is impossible for Bollywood in 2022 because of the poor quality of films that have been released since January. Eastern Eye decided to flip the script and…

Genisys Group founder Sir Ashok Rabheru, 70, dies

Prominent British entrepreneur and Genisys Group founder Sir Ashok Rabheru died on Friday. He was aged 70. The former trustee of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is survived by his wife Harshida and children Nikita, Rishi and Shayan. Sir Rabheru was born in the eastern Tanzanian city of Morogoro on…

Mindy Kaling takes to Instagram to respond to fans’ concerns…

Mindy Kaling is a force to reckon with. The 43-year-old wears many hats as she has proved her mettle as a comedienne, producer, writer, and actor. Apart from her professional life, Kaling has lately been in news for her body transformation. She has lost a lot of weight since the…

Sunak thanks diplomats, and workers with surprise Christmas calls

Rishi Sunak surprised diplomats, military personnel, charity workers and other public servants working across the world this Christmas by calling them to personally thank them for their sacrifice and dedication in an "extraordinary" year. Downing Street said the British Indian leader’s calls on Friday to diplomats included one to Pakistan…

Indian Americans welcome Richard Verma’s nomination to a top diplomatic…

The Indian diaspora here has welcomed the nomination of Indian-American lawyer diplomat Richard Verma, also a former US ambassador to India, to a top diplomatic position, saying President Joe Biden has made an "inspired choice". Biden on Friday announced his intent to nominate Verma to be Deputy Secretary of State…

Digital vs. Static Billboards: Which Is Right for Your Business?

Billboards have captured people’s attention for hundreds of years. Many marketing campaigns in the early days of the United States used billboards to create brand awareness and brand loyalty. Like other things in this country, technology and innovation have enabled this concept to evolve and remain relevant. However, unlike other…

England’s Sam Curran snares player pay record at IPL auction

England all-rounder Sam Curran became the most expensive player bought by the money-spinning Indian Premier League on Friday when Punjab Kings paid £1.85 million to bring him back to his debut team. The left-arm quick and attacking middle-order batsman was among a selection of the world's top cricketers going under…

London’s mayor powers could be reviewed: Report

Senior figures in the government are believed to favour a review of devolution for London amid concerns over mayor Sadiq Khan’s handling of the Met Police and the fire service.His recent announcement on the expansion of the Ultra-Low Emission Zone (Ulez) across the capital next summer has further ruffled the…

Women beware! These sexual dysfunctions could lead to painful sex

Women tend to normalize pain. However, discomfort during penetrative sex is not a minor issue. It could occur due to a lack of lubrication. Also, if the pain is unbearable, there may be some underlying issues such as sexual dysfunction, the Times of India reports. Sexual dysfunction prevents a person…

Reliance Industries to acquire Metro’s India business for $344 million

Reliance Industries has agreed to buy German firm Metro AG's wholesale operations in India for $344 million as the conglomerate run by billionaire Mukesh Ambani seeks to strengthen its dominant position in India's mammoth retail sector. Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd (RRVL), a subsidiary of the oil-to-telecom conglomerate, signed definitive agreements…

Chapter and verse

A WONDERFUL variety of books turned 2022 into another strong year powered by British Asian writers, with everything from gripping novels to perfectly crafted poetry collections. There were also great new literary voices who had their first books published this year, and stories for children featuring south Asian protagonists. Eastern…

Game plan for Asians to play top-level cricket and football

REHAN AHMED’S journey to becoming England’s youngest-ever male Test cricketer is amazing. He is, no doubt, an inspiration. The support he has received from his family, his immediate community and in particular, from Leicestershire County Cricket Club, has been immense. What he has achieved is just reward for the hard…

EYE SPY: The best of 2022

THE world of performing arts quickly moved on from Covid-19 with an amazing array of wonderful work. Whether it was films, songs, live performances, web serials, stage shows and everything else, top talents made up for lost time and entertained audiences with boundary-breaking projects that offered something new and cool…

Asif Kapadia approaches Lionel Messi for a biopic; says ‘I…

Well-known Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Asif Kapadia is keen to make a biopic on Lionel Messi after the latter's nail-biting Football World Cup win in Qatar. Messi, 35, won the World Cup with Argentina on Sunday, defeating France 4-2 on penalties after a thrilling 3-3 stalemate at Lusail Stadium in Qatar.…

Waiting time for Indian visas eased considerably to facilitate travel…

The post-pandemic travel demand spike resulting in long delays for travellers seeking Indian visas has considerably eased in time for the busy Christmas travel period, visa facilitation service VFS Global said here this week. The restoration of the electronic visa (e-visa) facility for UK travellers earlier this month is expected…

Female students turned away from Afghan universities after Taliban ban

Female university students in Afghanistan have turned away from campuses on Wednesday after the Taliban-run administration said women would be suspended from tertiary education. The decision to bar women was announced on Tuesday evening in a letter to universities from the higher education ministry, drawing condemnation from foreign governments and…

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You should have heard of Trolling Motor Battery, which is specifically designed for marine applications. They have been more popular in recent years, people are loving them as they are reliable. They are specifically designed for boat trolling motors, but you can also use them for other marine applications. In addition,…

6 Steps for Finding Legit Online Brokers

What's the most efficient way to find a reliable, reputable online broker? Fortunately, there are several tactics that can help anyone separate the good from the bad and open an account with a firm that offers legitimate, secure services to its clients. However, it's important to follow a few time-tested…

Hostage crisis: Pakistan’s special forces storm counter-terrorism centre, kill all…

Pakistan Army's special forces Tuesday stormed a counter-terrorism centre in the restive Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province and killed all 33 terrorists, ending a nearly two-day long hostage crisis that had gripped the nation. Two commandos of the special forces were also killed in the rescue operation that was launched after negotiations between…

Tabu on back-to-back hits Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2, Drishyam 2: Everybody…

Bollywood star Tabu, who has had a great 2022 with the box office triumph of films like "Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2" and "Drishyam 2", on Tuesday said the success of a movie belongs to every member of the cast and crew. Both "Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2", a horror comedy by Anees Bazmee,…

Mervin Noronha: ‘I want children to see someone like them…

ACTOR Mervin Noronha said he is determined to break the stereotypical representation of south Asian characters through his work so the younger generation can identify with someone on stage and screen, something which he didn’t get to see much in his childhood. Noronha is part of Curve theatre this Christmas,…

Mega events mark first week of centennial celebration of Pramukh…

Many events were held during the first week of centennial celebration of His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The grand centennial celebration was inaugurated by prime minister Narendra Modi and His Holiness Mahant Swami Maharaj on December 14. The celebration will continue through January 15, 2023, and each…

Pakistani forces retake anti-terrorism centre, free hostages – sources

Pakistani security forces retook a counter-terrorism interrogation centre on Tuesday two days after it was seized by Islamist militants, security sources said, adding that all hostages, some slightly wounded, had been rescued. Security forces were still looking to clear the compound, in the northwestern town of Bannu, after launching the…

Sudeep Sen declared joint-winner of the Rabindranath Tagore literary award

Indian author Sudeep Sen has won the Rabindranath Tagore literary award 2021-22 along with Shobhana Kumar and Sanjoy K Roy. Sen's book Anthropocene: Climate Change, Contagion, Consolation, was published by Pippa Rann Books, UK, has been selected for the award. The winners were selected from a shortlist of 11 authors.…

Nayanthara set to woo Hindi audience with her first-ever Hindi…

Nayanthara's Tamil horror thriller film Connect has been in the headlines ever since the makers announced the project. Originally made in Tamil, the film is set to release in multiple languages, including Hindi. This is the sheer epitome of Nayanthara's superstardom that the Hindi trailer is also receiving great love…

PM Rishi Sunak reaffirms UK defensive support to Ukraine for…

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak used a European summit in the Latvian capital of Riga to reaffirm the UK’s support for Ukraine in its ongoing conflict with Russia and announced a fresh defensive aid package for the new year as part of a GBP 250-million contract. Addressing the meeting of…

Sikh man charged for wife’s murder in Canada

A 40-year-old Sikh man has been charged with second-degree murder for fatally stabbing his wife at their home in Canada's British Columbia province, police said. Navinder Gill was charged last week for stabbing 40-year-old Harpreet Kaur Gill on December 7 in Surrey, a Canadian police statement said. On December 7,…

Husband charged with triple murder of NHS nurse, 2 kids…

The male suspect being questioned by UK police in connection with the murder of an Indian nurse and her two children has been charged with three counts of murder and will appear in court on Monday (19). Saju Chelavalel, 52, known locally as the husband of the deceased nurse Anju…

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SHAFAQ NAAZ has been entertaining audiences ever since she made a winning debut in Sapna Babul Ka...Bidaai in 2010, with popular serials that have included Mahabharat and Chidiya Ghar. The versatile actress has continued her winning run of performances with a starring role in hit drama serial Ghum Hai Kisikey…

Modi’s views on nuclear weapons impacted Russia amid Ukraine war:…

Prime minister Narendra Modi's views on the use of nuclear weapons had an impact on the Russians and could well have averted a global disaster in the context of the Ukraine war, Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Bill Burns said, according to PBS. "I think it's also been…

Male suspect being questioned over NHS nurse, kids murders in…

A 52-year-old man arrested on suspicion of the triple murders of an Indian nurse and her two young children discovered with serious injuries at their home in Kettering is continued to be questioned, the police said on Saturday (17). Northamptonshire Police named the victims on Friday as 35-year-old Anju Asok…

Tips for the buyer to choose furniture in the bathroom

Choosing the right bathroom furniture for the home is important to your overall style and needs. There are many different types of bathroom furnishings out there, such as bath towels, washcloths, mirrors, vanity mirrors, mirrors with built-in frames, decorative backsplashes, and pendants are just a few examples. When choosing which…

Man jailed after threatening to disfigure ex-girlfriend with acid and…

A Manchester man who threatened to disfigure his former girlfriend with acid and get her raped has been jailed for his controlling and coercive behaviour. Mohammed Imtiaz’s targeted campaign of violent, abusive and threatening conduct left the woman and her family fearing for their lives. Bolton Crown Court heard the…

Top 50 Asian stars of 2022

A GROUND-BREAKING year saw glass ceilings being shattered, greater heights reached, horizons expanded, and new paths created globally. There was also fresh creative work, international crossovers and exciting new artists announcing their arrival. Top south Asian talent from diverse fields were at the forefront of the moves being made and…

What is the pineapple diet and can it promote weight…

It takes an immense amount of hard work, dedication, discipline, and patience to lose weight – it is not something that can be achieved within a day. However, not everyone can stick to a weight loss diet and regular workouts, and therefore such people who are looking for quick fixes,…

‘Racial Bias’ hits Asian mothers

URGENT action needs to be taken to tackle racial health inequalities in maternity care, the NHS’s policy lead on race equality has told Eastern Eye, after a damning report found that the majority of interventions over the last 40 years did not include a specific focus on race, ethnicity or…

Suicide hard-wired into some people, suggests research

According to WHO, suicide remains one of the leading causes of death, worldwide. Also, several reasons reportedly make risk assessment challenging. This is because it relies on reporting by suicidal patients who may not want to disclose their plans. Therefore, accurate measures to predict suicide remain obscure and elusive. And…

Modi hails Pramukh Swami Maharaj as reformer as he launches…

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday (14) hailed BAPS leader Pramukh Swami Maharaj as a reformer who devoted his life to selfless service of others and recalled his long association with the late saint, who he said, treated him like a son. Recalling his conversation with Pramukh Swami Maharaj when…

Diamond magnate Nirav Modi loses bid to appeal against extradition…

Nirav Modi, the fugitive diamond merchant wanted in India to stand trial on fraud and money laundering charges, on Thursday suffered another setback in his legal battle against his extradition as the High Court here denied him permission to appeal against the move in the UK Supreme Court. In a…

‘I feared anyone passing me might throw acid on me,’…

An acid attack on a 17-year-old girl by two masked men in Delhi on Tuesday brought back for Kangana Ranaut the painful memories of a similar attack on her sister, Rangoli Chandel. Rangoli, who now manages her sister’s work, was 21 years old when she was assaulted by acid and…

Now RRR nominated for 5 Critics Choice Awards including Best…

Days after "RRR" bagged two Golden Globe nominations, the period action film on Wednesday secured five nods at the 28th annual Critics Choice Awards including Best Picture and Best Director. Starring Ram Charan and Jr NTR, the movie is also nominated in the Best Foreign Language Film, Best Song for…

6 Chinese diplomats leave UK over Manchester protester attack

In yet another low point in UK-China relations, China has removed six officials from Britain - including one of its most senior diplomats - two months after the violence at its Manchester consulate, reported Politico. Six Chinese diplomats based in Manchester, including Consul-General Zheng Xiyuan, are returning to China in…

JR NTR AND RAM CHARAN TOP GLOBAL ASIAN CELEBRITY LIST…

Popular actors Jr NTR and Ram Charan have jointly topped the 2022 list of the Top 50 Asian Celebrities In The World. The Pan-Indian stars beat off tough global competition to top the latest edition of the list, published annually by UK based Eastern Eye newspaper. The Telugu cinema icons…

Retiring chair says racism still runs through Derbyshire NHS

Derbyshire’s Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust chairman Prem Singh who is leaving office on Thursday has said bullying and racism still run through the state-funded organisation.His retirement caps his 47-year-long health service, having started as a nurse in 1975 around the time he relocated to the UK from Malaysia…

‘We fully support India’s ongoing efforts to de-escalate situation,’ US…

The United States Department of Defence said that it continues to closely watch developments along the Line of Actual Control at the India-China border and noted that China "continues to amass forces and build military infrastructure along the so-called LAC." Pentagon Press Secretary Air Force Brig. Gen. Pat Ryder in…

Influential US Senator Grassley opposes Garcetti’s nomination as envoy to…

Influential American Senator Chuck Grassley has opposed the nomination of Eric Garcetti as the US envoy to India because of "serious allegations" of sexual harassment by one of his staffers and urged his senatorial colleagues to do the same. Grassley’s remarks on the Senate floor on Tuesday come amidst the…

Indian-American doctor dies in road accident in Houston

A 52-year-old Indian-American doctor, dancer, blogger and mother of five children died on the spot after her car was hit by a motorcycle in the US city of Houston, a media report has said. Mini Vettical, a native of Ramamangalam in Kerala's Ernakulam district was based in Houston with her…

The 10 Biggest Poker Players in Hollywood

The Power of Hollywood Hollywood is often characterized by its glamorous red carpets, its sunny days, and A-list celebrities. As the home of the Oscars and the biggest movie production companies in the world, it’s a huge sector when it comes to money and creativity. As one of the most…

What a proud moment: ‘RRR’ star Ram Charan after film…

“RRR” star Ram Charan on Tuesday said he is proud to be part of the period action epic a day after the pan-India film was nominated in the best picture – non-English and best original song – motion picture categories at the upcoming Golden Globe Awards. The Telugu cinema star,…

Me and my family have been driven out of the…

Former Yorkshire spinner Azeem Rafiq said cricket is still "in denial" over racism which drove him out of the UK.Rafiq, 31, appeared before the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport select committee on Tuesday more than a year after he gave evidence about the racism he faced when he was playing…

Progress has been made in tackling discrimination and making sport…

The hearing of evidence by the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Select Committee on Tuesday (13) demonstrated why a big overhaul in cricket is required and why achieving that lasting cultural transformation will need sustained action over many years. In a press release the same day, the England and…

James Cleverly reiterates backing for India UNSC seat, praises PM…

The UK wants India to be among the new permanent members of the United Nations Security Council, alongside Brazil, Japan, Germany and African representation, British Foreign Secretary James Cleverly said on Monday. In his first major foreign policy speech since taking charge in the Rishi Sunak-led government, Cleverly praised Prime…

Sino-India border situation ‘generally stable’: China silent on troops clash

China on Tuesday said the situation was "generally stable" along its border with India, days after the troops of the two countries clashed in the Tawang sector of Arunachal Pradesh, resulting in minor injuries to some soldiers on both sides. At a media briefing here, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang…

Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan announces new business venture,…

Aryan Khan, son of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, is making his foray into writing and direction with an upcoming web show set to get off the ground soon. But that is not the only thing that is keeping the young man busy. Aryan is also venturing into the apparel…

How to Improve Your Accounting Business’ Workflow

Any kind of business should have an efficient workflow system to be able to operate efficiently and become a successful business. Specifically, accounting businesses have many tasks delegated to them that are related to finances, such as auditing, taxes, bookkeeping, financial consultation, and many more.  This is why an accounting…

Met officer ‘unaware’ her lavish life was funded by husband’s…

A now-sacked Met Police officer who lived a “lavish life” claimed she was unaware that her Albanian husband was a drug dealer.Constable Rasvinder Agalliu was booted from the force last month after a police disciplinary panel rejected her claim that she did not know about Julian’s criminal activities that funded…

Artificial sweetener in some 5,000 diet goods, beverages linked to…

Aspartame, an artificial sweetener included in approximately 5,000 diet goods and beverages, has been linked by Florida State University College of Medicine researchers to anxiety-like behaviour in mice. Along with producing anxiety in the mice who consumed aspartame, the effects extended up to two generations from the males exposed to…

Top nutritionist reveals best time to have cheat meals

Ask anyone who is dieting and they will tell you that a cheat meal every now and then is necessary to satisfy certain food cravings. It not only brings about a sense of happiness but also helps as a motivating factor to continue eating healthy. Some experts believe a cheat…

Brits beware! Human faeces and dangerous bacteria found at self-service…

A study has revealed that disturbing kinds of germs and vile amounts of bacteria live in public places. Therefore, researchers from the Infection Innovation Consortium (iiCON) have warned Brits to be extra alert this festive season after finding bacteria on payment machines, the Mirror reports. Deadly bacteria and faeces have…

Pak PM’s son returns home from self-exile to face graft…

Suleman Shehbaz, the absconding son of Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, returned home in the early hours of Sunday after four years of self-exile in London to face corruption charges. Suleman had been in London with his family since 2018 when the National Accountability Bureau (FIA) registered multiple cases against…

Policewoman found guilty of gross misconduct for ‘cooking up’ story…

A policewoman was found guilty of gross misconduct for fabricating a story about transphobia in the workplace during an appraisal interview, according to a report. Sergeant Sarah Srivastava falsely claimed that a transgender officer had experienced discrimination at workplace from colleagues, reported MailOnline. Srivastava added that she had stepped in…

Could have got to 300: Ishan Kishan

The diminutive Ishan Kishan was delighted to score the fastest double hundred in ODI cricket history but rued about missing out on a golden opportunity to become the first triple centurion in the format. Playing only his 10th ODI, the 24-year-old displayed fearless batting as he shattered Chris Gayle's record…

Sikh woman stabbed to death at her home in Canada

A 40-year-old Sikh woman has been killed at her home in Canada and her husband arrested as a suspect, according to Canadian police. Harpreet Kaur was stabbed multiple times at her home in Surrey, British Columbia on Wednesday night in Surrey, CBC news reported on Friday. The Royal Canadian Mounted…

Aamir Khan at the target of trolls as he performs…

Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan, along with his ex-wife Kiran Rao and son Junaid Khan, recently performed a puja at his new office in Mumbai. Though the puja ceremony took place on Monday, photos from the occasion surfaced on the internet on Thursday when Laal Singh Chaddha (2022) director Advait Chandan…

Should you include green tomatoes in your diet?

You’ve probably recently come across green tomatoes during grocery shopping or you may have even noticed this vegetable sold at your local vegetable shop. This seasonal variety of tomatoes can be used to prepare a variety of delicious chutneys and curries. But are they healthy to eat? Let’s find out…

Preet Kaur Gill MP seeks independent review into claims of…

Preet Kaur Gill MP has sought an independent inquiry into the allegations of historic toxicity and bullying at University Hospitals Birmingham.She said reviews already announced by the NHS Birmingham and Solihull Integrated Care Board (ICB) would not go far enough.The MP Birmingham Edgbaston MP and shadow cabinet minister for international…

Celine Dion reveals she’s got stiff person syndrome – All…

Canadian singer, Celine Dion has revealed she is suffering from Stiff Person Syndrome, a rare incurable neurological disorder. The 54-year-old took to Instagram to disclose her medical condition that is responsible for uncontrollable muscle spasms. She has announced that the diagnosis means that she will cancel or postpone dozens of…

Indian High Commissioner presents credentials to King Charles

Indian High Commissioner to the UK Vikram Doraiswami presented his credentials to King Charles III at Buckingham Palace in London on Thursday (8), marking the formal start of his UK posting. Doraiswami is the first Indian envoy to be received at the palace by the King since the death of…

‘Sikh community is invisible to policy makers’, says Preet Kaur Gill…

British Sikh MP Preet Kaur Gill has said that the ONS decision not to include Sikhs as a legally protected ethnicity has relegated them to a religious tick box in the 2021 census, a statement said. She added that the implications of the omission of the Sikh community as an…

Over 250 fall sick in UK due to E. coli…

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has just revealed that more than 250 people in the UK have been struck down by a virulent form of food poisoning that is possibly linked to lettuce grown in the country. Though the food poisoning cases apparently occurred through the months of August to…

Sehwag and Prasad slam India’s outdated approach following series loss…

Former players Virender Sehwag and Venkatesh Prasad has slammed India's "outdated" approach following their ODI series loss in Bangladesh. Expressing anguish over India's miserable run in white ball cricket, former seamer Prasad urged the think tank to make "tough calls", while Virender Sehwag urged Rohit Sharma and Co to "wake…

New study finds gaps in ethnicity research in maternal care

The NHS Race and Health Observatory has been calling for the development of a central data repository to map improvements around reducing poor outcomes in maternal and neonatal healthcare for Black, Asian and ethnic minority women. And now, a new research carried out by the independent health organisation, the University of…

Theranos’ former chief operating officer Ramesh Balwani sentenced to nearly…

Theranos former chief operating officer, Indian-origin Ramesh Sunny Balwani, has been sentenced to nearly 13 years in prison for fraud that prosecutors said risked patient health and defrauded the blood testing company's investors of millions of dollars. Balwani, 57, of Fremont was sentenced Wednesday in California to 12 years and…

Sanjay Leela Bhansali: Filmmaker with a golden touch

COUNTDOWN OF ACE PRODUCER-DIRECTOR SANJAY LEELA BHANSALI’S BOLLYWOOD FILMS A great body of work has turned Sanjay Leela Bhansali into one of the most successful filmmakers of the modern era. The multi-talented moviemaking genius recently commenced a BAFTA nomination campaign for his 2022 crime drama Gangubai Kathiawadi. This included a…

The seven deadly sins and their close connection to Bollywood

HOW HINDI CINEMA HAS HARMED ITSELF BY COMMITTING THE CAPITAL VICES This year has been one of the worst in Bollywood history in terms of film quality, box office success, and negative attention. That dramatic decline has been acc­o­mpanied by problems like a boycott movement, lack of new talent, ageing…

My top 10 inspirations – Mariyam Nafees

Popular Pakistani actress Mariyam Nafees has been in-demand ever since making an impactful debut in 2015 hit drama Diyar-e-Dil. She has starred in a huge number of serials and shown off her impressive acting range with a wide array of winning performances. The beautiful small-screen star has been driven on…

‘Short Man Syndrome’ or ‘Napoleon Complex’ is real – Scientists…

Scientists at a Polish University claim that shorter men have psychopathic and narcissistic tendencies that help them to appear more powerful despite their lack of height, the Daily Mail reports. The lead author of a study assessing personality and individual differences, Monika Kozłowska, from the University of Wrocław in Poland,…

‘I’ve never had pay parity in Bollywood, would get paid…

Priyanka Chopra, who has proved her mettle both in Bollywood and Hollywood, has added one more feather to her cap. She has emerged as one of the only four Indians to make it to the list of BBC’s ‘100 Women’ this year. During an interview for the same, Chopra opened…

What is ultra-processed food, linked to increase risk of dementia…

Many people may already know that ultra-processed foods increase the risk of obesity, heart problems, circulation problems, cancer, diabetes, and a reduced lifespan. But now, according to a recent study published in JAMA Neurology, it has been discovered that if a person’s daily caloric intake consists of more than 20%…

Protests called off at Adani’s south India port, for now

Protests were temporarily called off at Adani's Vizhinjam seaport in the southern Indian state of Kerala after more than four months of agitation, a protest leader said on Tuesday, but demands to halt port construction were not met. Work by the Adani Group had been paused at the port because…

More than 10,000 people in UK given defective knee implants

More than 10,000 patients have been given a faulty knee replacement, thereby doubling the risk of joint failure, the Telegraph reveals. In October, the manufacturer of the implant which has been in use since 2003, reportedly withdrew it from the market. Apparently, the UK health regulator the Medicines and Healthcare…

India submits reply in Nirav Modi’s UK extradition appeal

The Indian authorities have submitted their legal response to the application filed by fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi seeking permission to appeal against his extradition order in the UK Supreme Court. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), which appears on behalf of the Indian government in the UK courts, had until Monday…

Indonesia bans sex outside marriage in new criminal code

Indonesia's parliament approved a new criminal code on Tuesday that bans sex outside marriage with a punishment of up to one year in jail, despite worries the laws may scare away tourists from its tropical shores and harm investment. The new code, which will apply to Indonesians and foreigners alike,…

Shun dairy products if you have acne, warns Dermatologist

According to the NHS, acne is a common skin condition that can affect most people at some point. Though it is commonly linked to hormonal changes levels during puberty, it can start at any age. And although acne cannot be cured, it can be controlled and managed with proper treatment.…

India restores e-Visa facilities for UK travellers: ‘Welcome back’, says…

The Indian High Commission in London on Monday announced the reinstating of the electronic visa (e-visa) for UK travellers, a move that will be widely welcomed amid a massive rush for visas to India in recent months. The Indian High Commissioner to the UK, Vikram Doraiswami, said the service will…

Records tumble in first Pakistan-England Test

The first Test between England and Pakistan will not only be remembered for the visitors' daring 74-run victory, but also for the number of records set. Here is a summary of the records to fall: * England plundered 506-4 to set a new record for most runs on the opening…

Top politicians, diplomats grace Conservative Friends of India’s annual Diwali…

Conservative Friends of India (CF India) hosted its annual Diwali reception on November 28 and the flagship event, which represents the body's Diwali celebrations, witnessed the presence of a number of dignitaries, including the Indian high commissioner to the UK HE Vikram Doraiswami and his deputy Sujit Ghosh. The guests…

‘Pearls of Uganda’ winners shine at turning adversity into triumph

1. Dr Nik Kotecha OBE for outstanding contribution to business and philanthropy: Dr Kotecha established Morningside Pharmaceuticals to help developing countries get western medicines more easily. He launched the business from the garage of his home and with the help of his wife Moni and their family, grew the company…

Ready for war with India if attacked: Pakistan’s new Army…

Pakistan’s newly-appointed Army chief General Asim Munir on Saturday (3) said that if his country is attacked, the Pakistani armed forces will “not only defend every inch of our motherland, but to take the fight back to the enemy.” Munir made the remarks during his first-ever visit to troops in…

Cumbria coal mine project will dent UK reputation, says ex-climate…

Tory politician and the president of the Cop26 climate summit, Alok Sharma, has attacked plans to open the Cumbria coal mine in north west England, bordering Scotland. He opined that the project is a ‘backward step’ and would hit UK's 'hard-earned' international reputation. Sharma added that the project is unnecessary…

Two Indian Americans at centre of Hunter Biden’s laptop story

Two Indian Americans – Congressman Ro Khanna and Vijaya Gadde – prominently figure in US President Joe Biden’s son Hunter Biden’s laptop story whose full disclosure Twitter CEO Elon Musk has announced would be released on the microblogging site. Musk, the world’s richest man who purchased Twitter last month, said…

My turban reminds me to protect and serve: Met Police…

Met Police Sikh Association chair Ravjeet Gupta has said his turban reminds him to protect and serve. In a blog published on the Met Police website following the 25th anniversary of the Association, Gupta spoke about the role his faith plays in keeping London safe. He said Sikhism believes “in…

False eyelashes can cause serious health risks – Eye surgeon…

It’s the festive season and false eyelashes can be a fun accessory for those who want to dress up for parties or for those who may want to enhance their natural features without the use of too much mascara. However, one eye doctor claims that false eyelashes can harm your…

Subrang Arts helps Gujaratis in UK stay rooted to their…

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Wand to shed extra pounds? Try BACKWARD treadmill walking

A fitness researcher, Jack McNamara, who is also a lecturer in clinical exercise physiology at the University of East London, has claimed that spinning around and walking backwards on a treadmill may help you beat the bulge by helping you burn more fat, the Daily Mail reports. According to this…

‘Speaking to audiences at various events in London has been…

Celebrated Bollywood filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali is currently in London, attending a number of high-profile events as part of his BAFTA Awards campaign for his much-loved film Gangubai Kathiawadi, which featured Alia Bhatt in the titular role. Loosely based on the true story of Ganga Jagjivandas Kathiawadi, popularly known as…

Air pollution linked with multiple long-term health conditions: Study

Exposure to traffic-related air pollution is associated with an increased risk of multiple long-term physical and mental health conditions, according to a study. This is the largest study worldwide -- conducted on over 364,000 (over 3.6 lakh) people in England -- to examine whether air pollution exposure is linked with…

Covid pandemic altered teens’ brains, study finds

A new study suggested that pandemic-related stressors have physically aged brains of adolescents, according to a study. The new findings indicate that the neurological and mental health effects of the pandemic on adolescents may have been even worse, the study said. They have been published in the journal Biological Psychiatry:…

It’s about giving some good music to people: Shankar Mahadevan…

It's all about giving good music in a "traditional public performance", says singer-composer Shankar Mahadevan as he gears up for a live concert with contemporary and classical notes, and some nostalgia too. The show, titled 'Shankar Mahadevan Live in Concert' and produced and curated by Rahul Ranade and Deux Farming…

India will resume work in at least 20 stalled projects…

The Taliban dispensation in Afghanistan has said that India will resume work on at least 20 stalled projects in several provinces across the war-torn country. In June, India re-established its diplomatic presence in Kabul by deploying a "technical team" in its embassy in the Afghan capital. India withdrew its officials…

EXCLUSIVE: “Ticking time of disparities”

Civic leaders, MPs, experts and senior doctors have warned that the UK is sitting on a “ticking time bomb of disparities” among south Asian and black communities. They told Eastern Eye that the 2021 census figures, released on Tuesday (29 November) should raise concerns among government. They urged ministers to…

‘My whole life changed after the crash’, says Wembley man…

A Wembley man who lost three fingers and sustained a brain injury following a tragic accident has said that his 'whole life changed after the crash'. In May 2016, Kaushik Chinchwadkar, 35, was riding in a taxi after his first day of work when it crashed with another vehicle and…

5 foods to avoid during dinner as per Ayurveda

According to Ayurveda, which literally means the ‘Science of Life’ dinner should comprise a light and healthy meal. Also, there are certain foods that are best avoided for the last meal of the day. Ayurvedic expert Dr Rekha Radhamony has reportedly said, "Our digestive fire (agni) is the lowest in…

Every faith in Britain is a minority faith now

The census results offer a once-a-decade statistical snapshot of the society that we all live in. So it should be little surprise that they confirm that this is an ethnically diverse and more secular society. The census has run for two centuries, this 2021 edition is only the fourth to…

UK delivering on new FTA with India, says Rishi Sunak

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has reiterated the UK’s commitment to a free trade agreement (FTA) with India as part of the country’s wider focus on enhancing ties with the Indo-Pacific region and standing up to competitors with “robust pragmatism”. Delivering his first major foreign policy speech since taking charge…

London Fire Brigade chief promises to sack racist, sexist firefighters…

London Fire Brigade (LFB) commissioner Andy Roe has vowed to sack racist and sexist workers following an explosive inquiry that revealed 'dangerous levels of prejudice' within the biggest fire service in Britain. Promising a "zero tolerance" approach towards staff members who have been found to have "behaved appallingly", Roe said…

100 UK companies switch to permanent 4-day working week

A group campaigning for a four-day working week on Monday announced that it had hit a milestone of 100 UK companies who have signed up for the scheme, which allows employees to work four days instead of the traditional five without impacting their pay. The 4 Day Week Campaign said…

Westminster Council abandons term BAME, adopts ‘global majority’ instead

Westminster City Council has adopted the phrase “global majority” in place of the term BAME has often been used to represent black, Asian and minority ethnic. The Labour-run local authority’s commitment at the recent annual general meeting of its black, Asian and multiple ethnic staff network came after wider questions…

‘Can’t pull a bed out of the air’: Family claims…

A five-year-old boy who died of new pneumonia on Monday could have been saved if a South Yorkshire hospital positively responded to the pleas for his treatment, his family said. Yusuf Mahmud Nazir, who went back home after Rotherham General Hospital said it had no doctors or beds to treat…

Advik Mittal, 8, becomes Britain’s youngest to complete mental maths…

A eight-year-old Glasgow school student has become the youngest in UK to complete Abacus mental maths programme, one of the most advanced mental arithmetic programmes in the country. Chess prodigy and Glasgow’s St Patrick’s Primary School pupil Advik Mittal, 8, has been selected to represented Scotland in the under 12…

Indian group urges UK to remove overseas students from migration…

An Indian diaspora-led students’ organisation on Friday urged the UK government to remove international students from the country’s overall immigration statistics amid unconfirmed reports that Prime Minister Rishi Sunak may be considering a crackdown on foreigners granted study visas. According to some UK media reports, Sunak is mulling a crackdown…

One in eight older adults developed depression for the first…

Approximately one in eight older adults developed depression for the first time during the pandemic, according to a study conducted in Canada. For those who had experienced depression in the past, the numbers were even worse, the study said. By the autumn of 2020 almost half (45 per cent) of…

In 90s, rival teams wanted to copy Australia, now it’s…

Star all-rounder Moeen Ali sees nothing wrong in rival teams trying to "copy" the much-talked-about England template in white-ball cricket following their resounding success in global events. With their recent triumph in Australia, England became the first team to hold the ODI and T20 World Cup trophies in the same…

Intermittent fasting advocated by celebs may raise risk of early…

A-list celebrities such as Kourtney Kardashian, Jennifer Aniston, Mark Wahlberg, and Hugh Jackman have been known to advocate intermittent fasting, as it apparently helps these celebs to detox their body and lose weight. However, a study has found that this popular and promoted dieting technique may raise the risk of…

Someone like Nehra is more suited to a T20 coaching…

Harbhajan Singh feels someone like Ashish Nehra must be part of India's T20 coaching setup as he knows the shortest format perhaps better than current head coach Rahul Dravid. Nehra retired from the game in 2017 and earlier this year coached Gujarat Titans to the title on their IPL debut.…

Rajpal Yadav: The great entertainer

ACCLAIMED ACTOR SPEAKS ABOUT HIS FILM JOURNEY AND SECRET TO A GREAT PERFORMANCE Acclaimed actor Rajpal Yadav is widely regarded as one of this generation’s greatest comedy performers. He has added gravitas to good films with great performances and entertained audiences around the world. That chameleon-like ability and impressive range…

Dance maestro Parambir Samrai discusses his Ultimate Bhangra classes and…

Ultimate Bhangra recently beat off tough competition from acts representing different south Asian dance disciplines to win the Just Naach Wolverhampton contest. The dynamic young group delivered a high energy Punjabi dance performance that dazzled audiences and judges. The wonderful win adds to the achievements of Ultimate Bhangra founder Parambir…

Fugitive Zakir Naik not invited to FIFA by Qatar?

Amid uproar over an invitation to fugitive Zakir Naik to take part in the FIFA World Cup in Doha, it is learnt that Qatar has told India through diplomatic channels that Naik was not invited. Earlier Union Minister Hardeep Puri said, "India would convey its views on the matter in…

Antitrust litigation filed against Indian pharma company in US over…

Indian pharma company Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd on Tuesday (22) said it is among several generic pharmaceutical companies, including Celgene and Bristol Myers Squibb, against which an antitrust litigation has been filed in the US. In a regulatory filing, the company said a complaint was filed on November 18, 2022,…

I have matured as a leader, and can take tough…

Dithering and indecision are a thing of the past for Shikhar Dhawan, who as the leader of the pack does not hesitate in taking decisions that individuals may despise but are beneficial for the Indian team. The left-handed batter is getting ready to lead India in the three-match ODI series…

EXCLUSIVE: Sunaks join list of richest Asians

PRIME MINISTER Rishi Sunak and his wife Akshata Murty have made their debut on the Asian Rich List 2022, which profiles the 101 wealthiest Asians in Britain. Sunak and his wife – whose father NR Narayana Murthy co-founded Indian IT major, Infosys – are ranked 17th in the list, with…

Why Britain needs a more humane asylum system

This week marks the first anniversary of the biggest human tragedy in the English Channel for decades. On 24th November last year, a fishing boat spotted dozens of bodies floating in the icy water. A rubber dinghy had left the French coast the previous evening but capsized before reaching England.…

TOTO Sites – Some Major Advantages in Online Gambling World

TOTO verification sites have become the new trend in online gambling. They are widely used these days as they offer a great chance to win big money and long-lasting prizes. Moreover, they ensure you do not lose any hard-earned money as they provide an accessible platform for all those who…

Half of Brits secretly fantasise about a stranger when having…

A new study has revealed that half of Brits secretly fantasise they are romping with a stranger when making love to their partner. The study which was carried out by the married dating site Ashley Madison also reveals that seven per cent of people do this every time they have…

The Advantages of Digital Gaming

The modern gaming industry is one that is heavily dominated by digital gaming. The vast majority of games that are currently played by the world's 3 billion+ gamers are done so online, either through gaming-as-a-service marketplaces, when downloaded from app stores or, more recently, via cloud gaming streaming services. Even…

Indian-origin Singapore grandmother pleads guilty to 48 charges of maid…

Prema S Naraynasamy pleaded guilty to 48 charges - mostly of voluntarily causing hurt to her daughter’s maid Piang Ngaih Don. A 64-year-old Indian-origin grandmother in Singapore, who abused her daughter's maid from Myanmar until she died, on Monday pleaded guilty to her role in the fatal abuse, a media…

Saudi Crown Prince has given the same protection from prosecution…

India Prime Minister Narendra Modi was given the same level of protection from prosecution in the US that was recently accorded to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, a US State Department spokesperson said in a briefing on Friday. "This is not the first time that the United States has…

Ravichandran Ashwin defends Dravid’s break, saying it is due to…

Spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Saturday defended the decision to rest Indian head coach Rahul Dravid, saying that physical and mental burnout ahead of and during the ICC T20 World Cup is the reason why India has a completely different team and coaching staff for the New Zealand tour. The current…

My playlist – Cozmic

Rising music star Cozmic recently released his sparkling new single By My Side. The London-based singer, songwriter, and producer, who grew up between Southern California and New York City, has mixed up multiple influences and languages on his top track. Eastern Eye got the multi-genre artist, aiming to create music…

Jordan McSweeney admits to murdering law graduate Zara Aleena

A sexual predator on Friday (18) pleaded guilty to the murder of the 35-year-old law graduate Zara Aleena. Jordan McSweeney, 29, also confessed to sexually assaulting Aleena as she headed home in the early hours of June 26 from a night out in Ilford, east London. Horrified onlookers discovered Aleena…

5 Tips to Create Perfect Rigid Boxes for Luxury Brands

How can you edify your products from the crowd with adequate packaging? Your product packaging can be more effective if you learn what can enhance it. Also, the effectiveness of the program is evident through specific signals. Your business can achieve its goals with effective packaging. Thus, rigid box packaging…

UK backs India’s case for permanent UN Security Council seat

The United Kingdom has reiterated its support for the creation of new permanent seats in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) for India, Germany, Japan and Brazil and also called for the expansion of the council in both permanent and non-permanent categories. Addressing the UNSC's annual debate on Security Council…

Pakistani film Joyland gets censor nod for screening after cutting…

Pakistani film 'Joyland' which received multiple international awards has finally got the green signal from the censor board of Pakistan after cutting a few scenes, Geo News reported. The full board has allowed the local screening of Joyland, which was banned earlier, after deleting some parts. Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif…

Nawazuddin Siddiqui on working with more than 80 real-life transgender…

Multiple award-winning Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddique is presently in news for his upcoming film Haddi, where he plays the central character of a transgender woman. Today, the actor took to social media to drop a couple of pictures of himself from the sets of the noir revenge drama. In the…

Martin Scorsese 80th Birthday Special: Did you know legendary filmmaker…

There is no denying the fact that Hollywood veteran Martin Scorsese is one of the greatest filmmakers alive. He has given the world cinema some of the greatest films which will keep entertaining the generations to come. The filmmaker has admirers of his cinema in every nook and corner of…

Taking paracetamol could come with a dangerous side effect –…

The first medication people reach for to alleviate headaches, pains or fever is paracetamol or acetaminophen. However, scientists have now warned people who take paracetamol over a strange and dangerous side effect. A study has found that those who take the drug, which is the UK’s most trusted painkiller are…

NHS medic set to become first UK surgeon to perform…

Some 21 months after becoming paralysed waist-down and having undergone multiple spinal operations, an NHS surgeon is creating history on Thursday. Mohammed Belal is set to become the first doctor in the UK to conduct surgery after being paralysed. The neuro-urology surgeon, who suffered spinal injuries when he was hit…

WHO chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan departs ahead of broader shake-up

The chief scientist of the World Health Organization said on Tuesday she was leaving the agency, the first of a series of high-profile departures expected at the global health body as it prepares for a post-pandemic future. The exit of Soumya Swaminathan, an Indian paediatrician, announced on Twitter, comes as…

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TIMELESS tracks have enabled Adnan Sami to closely connect with cross-generational listeners and remain relevant in an everchanging musical landscape. Whether it is creating new songs or delivering blockbuster live performances, the singer, songwriter, and master musician still has the same passion for his craft, despite all the impressive achievements.…

No truth to former Pakistan PM Imran Khan’s foreign conspiracy…

The US has once again categorically dismissed former Pakistan premier Imran Khan's allegations that Washington orchestrated a conspiracy to oust him from power and reiterated its resolve not to let "propaganda, misinformation and disinformation" affect the bilateral ties. The sharp response from the US came on Wednesday, days after Khan…

Consumer duty puts the onus on firms to deliver good…

UK financial watchdog boss has said that the consumer duty, which will come into force on 31 July 2023, puts the onus on firms to act to deliver good outcomes for consumers. "Parliament debated and explicitly mandated the consumer duty due to falling public confidence in retail financial services. It…

The Great Gatsby’s ‘last Daisy’ ready to blossom beyond stage

PLAYING “last Daisy” in The Great Gatsby – London’s longest running immersive play – is an honour in itself, feels actress Safeena Ladha, adding that while it saddens her to say goodbye to this “very complex” character, she is now ready to explore beyond the stage. The Great Gatsby is…

Workplace bias ‘hinders Asians’

ETHNIC minorities are being held back by “structural racism” and “discriminatory attitudes” in the workplace, according to trade unions and charities, after a damning report found minorities continue to lag in wages and wealth despite making sharp progress in education. The study, published by London’s Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS),…

Liberty Steel nears debt restructuring deal with creditors

Liberty Steel is inching towards a deal with its creditors to restructure its debt as the struggling company owned by metals tycoon Sanjeev Gupta seeks to fend off insolvency proceedings against it. Liberty is part of metals tycoon Sanjeev Gupta’s GFG Alliance which owes $1.2 billion to clients of the…

Navendu Mishra MP seeks justice for victims of Bhopal gas…

Stockport member of parliament (MP) Navendu Mishra on Tuesday (15) secured a Westminster Hall debate in the UK parliament to raise awareness about the gas tragedy that took place in Bhopal in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh in 1984, killing more than 3,000 and several thousands injured. The…

Trans actor Alina Khan on Pakistan banning her Oscar-nominated film…

The government of Pakistan recently banned the nationwide release of the film Joyland, which revolves around a man who joins a dance troupe and falls in love with a transgender woman called Biba, played by Alina Khan. Before landing in controversies in its home country, Joyland premiered at the Toronto…

A Giant In The Market For Online Gambling Services –…

Tired of the same-type applications that simply do not want to sit. Then the solution for you is the Parimatch India app which you can download right now. About Parimatch India Of course, it would be incredibly easy if you could quickly find a good online sports betting and casino…

Time to confirm ambassador to India, says top Indian-American Congressman

It is time to confirm a US Ambassador to India, a top Indian-American Congressman said noting that for nearly two years now there has been no American envoy in New Delhi. "The US needs a strong defense and strategic partnership with India, especially in the face of escalating aggression from…

Prakash Raj opens up on losing work because of his…

It was not long ago that well-known actor Prakash Raj used to be one of the busiest actors in the industry. He used to do multiple films at a time in various Indian languages. However, things have changed drastically over the past few years and it has a lot to…

Modi, Biden review India-US ties during their meeting in Bali

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden on Tuesday reviewed the state of India-US strategic partnership including in sectors like critical and emerging technologies and artificial intelligence. It is understood that Modi and Biden also touched upon the Ukraine conflict and its implications in their meeting that took…

World crossing 8 billion population must be seen as opportunity…

The global population reaching eight billion should be seen as an opportunity with people as creators of resources, experts said on Tuesday (15) but stressed that focus should be on equity and equality as well as caring for the aging populace. The world population touched eight billion on Tuesday and…

Watch: Rishi Sunak, Modi meet for first time at G20…

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Tuesday (15) met his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi after assuming office for the first time on the sidelines of the 17th edition of the G20 Summit in Bali (Indonesia). "Prime Ministers @narendramodi and @RishiSunak in conversation during the first day of the @g20org Summit…

Rishi Sunak: Migrant deal with France will make a difference,…

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said a new deal with France to tackle illegal migration across the Channel would "make a difference", but the numbers making the perilous crossing would not go down overnight. "I'm confident that we can get the numbers down but I also want to be honest…

Ugandan high commissioner Nimisha Madhvani presents letters of credence to…

Nimisha Madhvani, the Ugandan high commissioner to the UK, on Thursday (10) met King Charles III at Buckingham Palace in London and presented her letters of credence as the African nation's high commissioner in London. The monarch, who took over following the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth II in…

Popular dietary supplements may increase cancer risk: Study

Intake of popular commercial dietary supplements like nicotinamide riboside (NR), a form of vitamin B3, could actually increase the risk of serious diseases, including cancer, a new study has found. The team of researchers discovered that high levels of NR could not only increase the risk of someone developing triple-negative…

40 per cent of Londoners could default on their rent:…

London mayor Sadiq Khan on Monday (14) said 40 per cent of Londoners think that they will struggle to meet their rent payments as he sought to bring together private renters, charities, advocacy groups, and politicians to call on the government to tackle the capital's spiralling rental crisis urgently, a…

I will put my name in this month’s IPL auction:…

Adil Rashid's game-changing performances in England's T20 World Cup winning campaign could certainly make him a hot property at the upcoming IPL auction in Kochi on December 23. Rashid, who literally choked India and Pakistan in the semi-final and final with high-profile scalps like Suryakumar Yadav and Babar Azam, could…

Mukesh Ambani enters race to bid for English football club…

Indian billionaire Mukesh Ambani has entered the race to bid for world-renowned English football club Liverpool FC's takeover, reported a leading English daily. The English Premier League giants have been put up for sale by their current owners Fenway Sports Group (FSG), who bought the Merseyside club in October 2010…

‘Of all roles I played, nothing comes close to being…

Bollywood actor Preity Zinta, on Friday, dropped adorable posts for her twins Jai and Gia on the occasion of their first birthday. Taking to Instagram, Preity shared a picture with Jai which she captioned, "Of all the roles I have played in my life nothing comes close to that of…

Inspiring a new generation

WHATEVER your politics, it is undeniably a remarkable moment in history that the UK has appointed Rishi Sunak as the first British Asian prime minister. My younger self would never have imagined seeing a brown man of Indian heritage in the highest political office in this lifetime. Growing up in…

Vir Das controversy: TMC invites comedian to Kolkata Bengaluru show…

TMC MP Derek O’Brien has invited stand-up comedian Vir Das to Kolkata, a day after his show in Bengaluru was cancelled at the last minute following protests by Hindu right-wing groups. The protesting groups alleged that the show, scheduled to be held on Thursday, would hurt Hindu religious sentiments. “Hello…

Sikh prayer books made available to British Sikh military personnel…

A specially designed waterproof prayer book filled with “tactical” hymns and prayers has been launched in London for British Sikhs to carry with them on duty and to the battlefield. The Nitnem Gutka Sahib, as the collection is known, is made of durable material with a camouflage design and was…

Contrasting career paths of two leading ladies

The first challenge for an aspiring film star is to get a big break and then after that first step it is all about the choices they make. The right moves will elevate an actor or actress to great heights, but bad decisions can destroy a dream platform that very…

Hidden story of a cult classic

This week marks the 30th anniversary of Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman, which released to great acclaim on November 13, 1992. The first big film headlined by Shah Rukh Khan kick-started a remarkable rise that would turn him into Bollywood’s biggest global star within five years. The story of a young…

T20 WC: We were not up to the mark with…

Following his side's ten-wicket loss to England in the semifinal of the ICC T20 World Cup, Indian skipper Rohit Sharma said his side was not up to the mark with the ball and failed to hold their nerves and in executing their plans. Top knocks from openers Alex Hales and…

Malaika Arora says ‘I said yes’, fans speculate marriage with…

Bollywood diva Malaika Arora, on Thursday, fired up speculation about her marriage to actor Arjun Kapoor. Taking to Instagram, Malaika shared a picture which she captioned, "I said YES," followed by multiple heart emoticons. In the picture, Malaika could be seen posing her right profile to the camera and flaunting…

Bollywood singer-composer Shankar Mahadevan to receive honorary doctorate from Birmingham…

Noted Bollywood singer and composer Shankar Mahadevan, who is a member of the celebrated Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy songwriting trio, has been chosen to receive honorary doctorate from Birmingham City University (BCU) for his outstanding contribution to music and the arts. West Midlands Mayor Andy Street made the announcement on behalf of the…

Priyanka Chopra says films didn’t feel like her reality when…

Actor, producer and entrepreneur Priyanka Chopra Jonas says she has a bigger dream every day, refusing to be daunted as she climbs the ladder of success, step by step. Priyanka, who grew up in the Uttar Pradesh town of Bareilly and has made a global name for herself, said her…

Ten million stories of migration to Britain

Ten million people who were born abroad live in Britain today. The Office of National Statistics tells the story of the ten million in numbers. Foreign-born residents rose from 7.5 million, 13.4% of the population, to 16.8%, almost one in six. Just over a third, 3.6 million, came from the…

Met Police officer bombarded ex with homophobic, racist deportation threats…

A misconduct panel found a Met Police officer had sent dozens of “grossly obscene, racist and deeply distressing” messages to his former boyfriend. Police constable Mohammed Afzal’s text messages to his former partner in 2020 included “ur going back to P**iland I mean Karachi wasteland" and "go find the Hindu…

Omkar Kulkarni on why he chose to pursue acting as…

Meet Omkar Kulkarni, a known face in the web space. Working in the industry since 2014, young, dashing, and energetic, Omkar started his acting career with a show called ‘ImMATURE’ that garnered him ample attention. He also grabbed a few other shows in his kitty besides multiple branded sketch videos…

Shah Rukh Khan’s Jawan under fire for plagiarism; Tamil producer…

Filmmaker Atlee Kumar’s much-anticipated film Jawan has landed in hot waters as Manikam Narayanan, a Tamil film producer, has accused him of plagiarising the script of Vijayakanth’s 2006 film, Perarasu, for his upcoming film, starring Shah Rukh Khan and Nayanthara in lead roles. The case has been filed together with…

Naina Redhu, one of India’s first Twitter users, says she…

With Tesla CEO Elon Musk's recent takeover of Twitter, there has been much talk about the changes that will be coming to the micro-blogging site following its acquisition. However, amidst all this, India's first Twitter user has some thoughts to share about the platform's evolution and the new changes. In…

Former West Indies captain Shivnarine Chanderpaul inducted into ICC Cricket…

Former West Indies captain and renowned batter Shivnarine Chanderpaul was inducted in the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame during a function in Sydney (Australia) on Monday (7) evening. It may be mentioned here that on October 2, the Caribbean run machine was inducted into the USA Cricket Hall of Fame.…

Study links ultra-processed foods to premature deaths

Traditional foods and meals created from fresh and minimally processed components are gradually being replaced by ultra-processed foods (UPFs), ready-to-eat or heat industrial formulations made with substances taken from foods or synthesised in laboratories, recent research has revealed. The study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, published by Elsevier,…

Nine police officers under investigations over racist conversations on duty

A top watchdog has opened investigations into the allegations that police officers responsible for guarding nuclear facilities and materials were engaged in racist and other offensive conversations. The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) said its two probes would look into the accusations that nine officers of the Civil Nuclear…

Pak Army rejects ‘baseless’ and ‘irresponsible’ allegations by Imran Khan…

The Pakistan Army has rejected as “baseless and irresponsible” the allegations made by former premier Imran Khan that one of its senior officers was among the people involved in the conspiracy to kill him and demanded the government to conduct a probe and take legal action against those maligning the…

Have spent long time being secondary to men, now women…

Priyanka Chopra Jonas says she has spent enough time playing second fiddle to heroes in her two decades in the movies and is hoping that her much-anticipated film “Jee Le Zaraa” will help women actors have more agency in their lives. Priyanka, one of the most popular Indian artists globally,…

Lilly Singh to host and executive produce CTV primetime quiz…

CTV has announced that well-known comedian and actress Lilly Singh has come onboard to host the inaugural season of its previously announced primetime quiz show Battle of the Generations. The YouTuber and former A Little Late With Lilly Singh star will also serve as an executive producer on the game…

Bradford pharmacist Dr Mahendra Patel collects OBE from Princess Royal

Dr Mahendra Patel, a pharmacist from Btradford, collected on October 12 his OBE at a historic investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace, the first to take place since the passing of Queen Elizabeth II on September 8. Anne, Princess Royal, the ceremony's host, honoured Patel. The renowned pharmacist was awarded the…

‘Braverman may complicate Sunak’s immigration policy’

Having begun his premiership with a public pledge to put integrity, professionalism and accountability at the heart of his government, Rishi Sunak’s decision to reappoint Suella Braverman as his Home Secretary, just a week after her resignation, plunged his government into its first major controversy. This was the deal that…

Leicester unrest: ‘Hate crime expert’ Dr Chris Allen steps down…

Leading hate crime expert Dr Chris Allen has said that he is stepping down from leading the study into communal clashes in Leicester as he is not sure to do the review that meets the necessary levels of academic scrutiny, media reports said. He added that he is not confident…

There can be no longer be any outcry against the…

It’s safe to say that the cricket world is at loggerheads about how India’s women’s team beat England in a recent ODI at Lord’s in September. At the heart of the controversy was Deepti Sharma 'Mankading' Charlie Dean during a time when England looked to be on the way to…

Here’s why you shouldn’t drink coffee on an empty stomach…

Coffee is pretty much everybody's favourite go-to drink first thing in the morning, even before the day starts or each time, a boost of energy is required. However, a gut expert has warned that this caffeine-induced beverage can be detrimental to your health if consumed on empty stomach, the Daily…

EXCLUSIVE: Starmer tells Asians: “Thank you for making Britain better”

LABOUR does not take the British south Asian vote for granted, party leader Sir Keir Starmer told Eastern Eye. He also revealed his determination to work as “grown up” partners with the communities and his ambition to be the next prime minister. In an exclusive and wide-ranging interview prior to…

My top 10 international drama series – Ankur Bhatia

Talented actor Ankur Bhatia followed up impactful roles with a star-making turn in acclaimed web series Aarya and has landed several interesting projects since then. This includes a forthcoming web series and high-profile film Bloody Daddy, which is an action-packed thriller. Eastern Eye decided to find out more about the…

Aya Hachem murder: Accused middleman Louis Otway says ‘he had…

A Manchester man accused of being 'middleman' in a shooting which killed Salford student Aya Hachem has denied the charges saying that he was unaware of the murder plot. Louis 'Junior' Otway, 42, is accused of sending hitmen Anthony Ennis and Zamir Raja to shoot Pachah Khan, who owned the…

BR Chopra: 20 greatest movies

Anniversary special to remember the incredible filmmaker’s magnificent body of work BR Chopra rose from humble beginnings to become one of India’s greatest and most influential filmmakers. An incredible career that lasted more than 50 years saw him make all-time classics, cross new cinema horizons, launch talent like his younger…

New Indian visa centre opens in London to boost capacity

A new Indian visa centre has been set up in central London to boost capacity for processing applications alongside other measures, such as a doorstep service and document verification facility, to address high travel demand from the UK. Indian High Commissioner to the UK Vikram Doraiswami inaugurated the new India…

Some netizens want to boycott Shah Rukh Khan’s Pathaan: ‘SRK…

On his 57th birthday, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan gave a big surprise to his millions of fans by dropping the teaser of his hotly anticipated film Pathaan, which marks his return to the silver screen after a long gap of four years. His last film Zero (2018), co-starring Anushka…

India-UK cooperation in sunrise sectors green economy, fintech

India and UK on Wednesday (2) held an All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) inaugural meeting and discussed cooperation in sunrise sectors such as green economy, fintech, etc. The meeting was attended by Greg Hands, UK's trade minister; Nick Thomas-Symonds, shadow secretary of state for international trade and Welsh Labour MP for…

Damning UK report slams police for inadequate vetting of officers

A culture of misogyny and predatory behaviour is "prevalent" in many police forces across England and Wales, and fuelled by lax vetting standards, according to a report published Wednesday after a high-profile murder. Former Metropolitan Police officer Wayne Couzens was last year jailed for life for the kidnap, rape and…

Councillor Fyeza Ikhlaq reveals she had her hijab ripped off…

Glasgow councillor Fyeza Ikhlaq has revealed that she experienced hate crime following 7/7 bombings in London in 2005. While debating a motion to tackle hate crime in the Scottish city, Ikhlaq said that she had her hijab ripped from her head on Argyle Street and was spat on after the…

Taliban deny entry of female students in campus for not…

Taliban crackdown on Afghan women and girls continues as one of the Taliban guards barred female students from entering the campus for not wearing a Burqa on Sunday. The incident occurred at the Badakhshan University in northeastern Afghanistan. The Afghan girls were forced to remain outside the entry gate as…

Sunak criticised for planning to skip UN climate summit

Rishi Sunak’s decision to skip the upcoming Climate Summit in Egypt and the government preventing King Charles III from attending it has been criticised by many across the world who have accused the new UK Prime Minister of washing his hands of Britain’s commitment to tackle the climate crisis. COP27…

Clitoris: ‘Female pleasure centre’ contains over 10,000 nerve fibres –…

According to a new study by researchers at the Oregon Health & Science University, the clitoris which is often described as the 'female pleasure centre' is even more sensitive than previously estimated, the Daily Mail informs. Previous studies on livestock assessed that the clitoris has 8,000 nerve fibres. However, researchers…

Cyrus Mistry accident: Co-passenger Darius Pandole discharged from hospital

Darius Pandole, who survived the car accident in which former Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry died last month, was discharged from a private hospital here on Friday (28). His wife, Dr Anahita Pandole, who was driving the car at the time of the accident, was recovering and will be discharged…

Peleton to Greek yoghurt: A look at Rishi Sunak’s morning…

Successful people value time and don’t waste it. Being organized and following a morning routine is a top priority for people like Oprah Winfrey who meditates for 20 minutes, Mark Zuckerberg who wears a grey t-shirt each day to avoid “decision fatigue” and Jennifer Aniston who wakes up even before…

Tabu: 20 greatest performances

BIRTHDAY SPECIAL CELEBRATING THE VERSATILE ACTING ICON’S DIVERSE ROLES ACROSS GENRES AND LANGUAGES Talented Bollywood star Tabu is seen as one of the finest actresses of this generation and has a brilliant body of work to back it up. The versatile performer has shown off her impressive range in a…

Delightful moves of a dancing diva

Amruta Khanvilkar has made a stunning impact on ongoing Colors TV reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 10. The actress has dazzled audiences every week with her delightful dance skills and impressive range as a performer. By combining diverse dance disciplines with powerful acting and masterful storytelling, she has regularly been…

Two Conservative MPs question Suella Braverman’s return to Sunak’s Cabinet

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Thursday (27) came under fresh pressure on the re-appointment of Indian-origin Suella Braverman as home secretary after two Conservative MPs questioned his decision, days after she quit over data breaches Braverman, 42, resigned from the Cabinet of former prime minister Liz Truss last week,…

Taapsee Pannu, Anushka Sharma laud BCCI’s decision of equal pay…

Bollywood stars Taapsee Pannu and Anushka Sharma on Thursday welcomed the BCCI's landmark decision of equal match fee for its centrally-contracted female and male players in a bid to promote gender equality in cricket. As per the newly introduced system, the Indian women cricketers will now receive Rs 15 lakh…

5 Pros Of Opkey’s Oracle Testing

In today's world, the use of technology has become a compulsion if you wish to survive. The cutthroat competition can only be tackled if you are equipped with the latest techniques and tools. It also implies that you must stay updated with the latest developments and changes happening around the…

Kashmir issue should be resolved by India, Pakistan through dialogue,…

China on Thursday said India and Pakistan should resolve the Kashmir issue through dialogue and consultations and avoid taking “unilateral actions” that could further complicate the situation. Replying to a question on the Kashmir issue raised by a Pakistani journalist, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Mao Ning during a media briefing…

Film, TV Industry overdoing algorithm business, says LA-based filmmaker Arkesh…

Arkesh Ajay is a Los Angeles-based filmmaker whose work includes fiction, documentary, film, and television. His films have been screened at some of the world's most prestigious film festivals, including Cannes, Sundance, Hong Kong, Austin, and Nashville. He is currently producing top-tier projects for producers in the United States and…

Indian cricket fraternity lauds BCCI for introduction of equal match-fee…

Indian women cricketers took to social media to laud the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for introducing equal match fees for both men's and women's cricketers in a huge step to introduce pay equity in the sport. In a historic move by the Board of Control for…

Additional functions of telegram Android

Telegram is one of the most popular messaging apps in the world. It has been around for a few years now and has gained a lot of traction due to its ease of use, speed, and security. However, many features come with Telegram Android that you might not know about.…

RRR wins Best International Film award at 50th Saturn Awards;…

Celebrated filmmaker SS Rajamouli’s pan-India directorial film RRR, which hit theatres earlier this year in March, continues to win awards and accolades on foreign shores as well. Now, Ram Charan and Jr. NTR starrer has won the Best International Film award at the Saturn Awards. RRR was nominated in multiple…

NYC mayor urges people to ‘live in the spirit’ of…

As communities grapple with hate crimes and darkness, New York City Mayor Eric Adams has urged people to live in the spirit of Lord Ram, Sita, and Diwali and be the beacon of light and hope each day of the year. There's too much darkness. We have been engulfed in…

‘Britain has outgrown its racism’: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on…

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Tuesday called Rishi Sunak's appointment as the UK Prime Minister an "astonishing" development that shows that Britain has outgrown its "racism". While talking to ANI, Tharoor called the decision extraordinary at multiple levels. "Firstly because he is not of English, Scottish or Anglo-Saxon origin, but…

Unilever US recalls Dove, aerosol dry shampoos over cancer risk

Unilever Unites States recalled popular brands of aerosol products like dry shampoo, and Dove products after potentially elevated levels of Benzene were found in them. According to the company's announcement on October 18 and published by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on October 21, Unilever's recall pertains to products made…

EXCLUSIVE: “The best Diwali present ever” say Tory Parliamentarians

In a momentous day, Britain’s first south Asian prime minister, who became the Conservative Party leader on Diwali day [24], has vowed to unite the country and his riven party. Speaking on the steps of Number 10, Rishi Sunak, a practising Hindu, told the country that he would be a…

Hindi adaptation of The Good Wife starring Kajol adds Kubbra…

Actress Kubbra Sait has been roped in to play the character of Kalinda Sharma in the Indian adaptation of the successful American legal drama series The Good Wife starring Julianna Margulies in the lead role. Archie Panjabi played the same character in the original. While Kubbra is set to reprise…

Baldness linked to increase risk of heart disease

According to the NHS, Cardiovascular disease (CVD) affects around seven million people in the UK. It is also one of the main causes of death in the nation. Some of the common signs of a person’s risk for CVD include high levels of stress, high blood pressure, and diabetes. However,…

Sir Ashok Rabheru receives Knighthood at Windsor Castle

Sir Ashok J Rabheru received Knighthood at a ceremony at Windsor Castle on October 18, a statement said. Princess Anne carried out the investiture ceremony in the presence of Sir Ashok’s wife Harshida and triplets-Nikita, Rishi and Shayan. He received the rare title of Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian…

Indians delight in Rishi Sunak’s rise to UK PM on…

Many Indians are delighted at the prospect of Rishi Sunak becoming the first person of Indian origin to become British prime minister, just as Hindus like him celebrated Diwali across the world on Monday. Sunak was set to take the top job after his rivals Boris Johnson and Penny Mordaunt withdrew…

What is Rishi Sunak’s solution to Britain’s problems?

Since entering the contest to be British prime minister, Rishi Sunak has said little publicly about how he intends to run the country and how he would address multiple economic and political crises. Sunak ran unsuccessfully to be prime minister earlier this year, setting out a full policy platform. Although…

‘Queen of Botox’ cleared to work after probe

Dr Nyla Raja a skin specialist who had faced an investigation by the General Medical Council and dubbed the "Queen of Botox" was cleared by a medical watchdog to work without conditions following an investigation launched by the General Medical Council (GMC), the Manchester Evening News (M.E.N) reports. Last year,…

Rishi Sunak to become Britain’s next prime minister

British Conservative Rishi Sunak was on Monday (24) poised to become prime minister and the country's first leader of colour, after a dramatic decision by Boris Johnson to abandon a political comeback bid. Just weeks after he lost out to Liz Truss to lead the ruling Tories, Sunak could pull…

Dr Amirul Haque struck off from register for groping patient’s…

A doctor in Dudley has been struck off from register following complaints of 'sexually motivated examination' from multiple patients, media reports said. A Medical Practitioners Tribunal heard that Dr Amirul Haque touched a patient's breasts, put his hand down her trousers. He also pushed his groin into another patient and…

Sunak favourite to be UK prime minister after Johnson drops…

Rishi Sunak looked set to become Britain's next prime minister after Boris Johnson withdrew from the contest on Sunday (23), saying that although he had enough support to make the final ballot he realised the country and the Conservative Party needed unity. Johnson had raced home from a holiday in…

The Ultimate Guide to Business Aviation

Business aviation has long been a pillar of support for the business community all over the world. It's even more needed now, given the uncertainty that surrounds traveling. As a top aviation company, Kull Jet recognized the need to facilitate business-related travel way earlier than the rest of the market.…

Makers of Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone’s Fighter rope in…

Starring Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone in lead roles, Fighter is one of the most-awaited films of 2023. The two are set to share the screen space together for the first time ever, and their fans are eagerly waiting for more and more updates on the film. The latest we…

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Britain’s second most senior judge Sir Geoffrey Vos warned that social conversation on sports and opera could inadvertently exclude women and ethnic minorities.They “are not always made to feel welcome and included” in the legal working environment, the Master of the Rolls said and urged lawyers and judges at all…

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In a significant decision, Diwali will be a public school holiday in New York City starting 2023, with Mayor Eric Adams saying this sends a message about the significance of the city's inclusiveness and this “long overdue” step will encourage children to learn about the festival of lights. Adams, joined…

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella receives India’s third-highest civilian award, announces…

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has said it is an honour for him to receive the Padma Bhushan, the third-highest civilian award and he looks forward to continuing to work with people across India to help them use technology to achieve more. Nadella, who plans to visit India next January, formally…

Deal more important than date: Trade Secretary on India trade…

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Truss sacrifices finance minister, scraps tax plan in fight to…

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Indian student stabbed 11 times in Australia in alleged racial…

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Not working to Diwali deadline for India trade pact, says…

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Azeem Rafiq set to leave England shores after abuse and…

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UK to honour 75 Indian students, alumni to mark South…

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Indian High Commissioner promises to ramp up visa capacity in…

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Camilla may not be crowned with Kohinoor at Charles’ coronation…

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Rafiq, Gale reprimanded for historical social media posts

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Lubna Shuja becomes first Asian and first Muslim president of…

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Should not pick holes in Indian assurances: UK High Court…

India is a “friendly foreign power” and the UK must honour its extradition treaty obligations by not picking holes in the government’s assurances that Nirav Modi will be provided with adequate medical care at Arthur Road Jail in Mumbai while on trial for fraud and money laundering, the High Court…

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Interpol sends back India’s red notice request against SFJ founder…

The Interpol has sent back India's request seeking a Red Notice against founder of pro-khalistan group Sikhs for Justice, Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, with a set of queries, officials said Wednesday (12). The Central Bureau of Investigation, which is the national central bureau of India to liaison with the Interpol, had…

RABBLE Theatre unveils the cast of new radio play The…

The multi-award-winning production company, RABBLE Theatre has announced the cast of its new radio play The Newcomers. The theatre group, which is commemorating 50 years since the arrival of 1,600 Ugandan Asians to Greenham Common, Berkshire, this month, has joined forces with BBC Radio Berkshire to co-produce the radio play.…

‘West didn’t supply weapons for decades’: India’s foreign minister defends…

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Minister asked to have filmmaker Sajid Khan removed from Indian…

Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal has written to Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur demanding the ouster of filmmaker Sajid Khan from the reality show Bigg Boss over allegations of sexual harassment levelled against him by several women during the #MeToo movement. The first episode of Bigg…

Man jailed for fatal attack on Sikh priest in Manchester;…

A Manchester court on Thursday (6) jailed a man for three years for severely attacking a Sikh priest in the street and left him for dead, media reports said. In June this year, Claudio Campos, 28, of Ladybarn Lane, Fallowfield, punched Avtar Singh, 62, in Manchester city centre's Northern Quarter.…

Prime Video announces premiere date for Emmy-nominated series Four More…

Prime Video today announced that the third season of the Emmy-nominated series – Four More Shots Please! will globally premiere on October 21 in India and more than 240 countries and territories. Produced by Pritish Nandy Communications, directed by Joyeeta Patpatia, and written by Devika Bhagat, with dialogues by Ishita…

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Bestway Group CEO thanks donors for helping raise $2.3m for…

The Bestway Group on September 23 organised a fund-raising event at London's Intercontinental on Park Lane to raise money for the devastating floods that rocked Pakistan recently and the money which was raised eventually far exceeded the target. The event was attended by more than 650 guests, including the Lord…

Christian Bale reveals most of his notable roles were turned…

Critically-acclaimed Hollywood star Christian Bale has revealed in a recent interview with GQ how Leonardo DiCaprio has snatched several starring roles that he could have landed while leaving him roles that helped him find success in the industry. During the interview when the interviewer pointed out the five times that…

20 members of UK military referred to counter-extremism programme for…

Dozens of UK military personnel have been investigated over their suspected far-right activity amid concerns that extremist groups seek to infiltrate defence forces.Half of the 40 troops probed since 2019 have been referred to the government’s counter-extremism programme Prevent, The Times reported, citing a Freedom of Information disclosure.It said two…

Former Met officer suspended for posting racist content on WhatsApp

A former Metropolitan Police officer has been suspended for posting 'vile and deplorable' racist and derogatory comments on a WhatsApp group, which included former Met officers, media reports said. Rob Lewis, who has been working on contract with Border Force, has allegedly created the group. According to the BBC, his…

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A twenty-year-old Purdue University student was allegedly killed by his roommate overnight with "multiple sharp force traumatic injuries" at a residence hall on the Indiana campus in the United States. The death of the student has left a number of questions unanswered behind as the preliminary autopsy results say that…

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Brad Pitt allegedly hit one of his children in the face and choked another during a fight with Angelina Jolie on a private plane, according to court papers filed Tuesday in the United States by his ex-wife. The former couple, once one of Hollywood's highest profile pairings, have been embroiled…

Indian American gets Lifetime Achievement award in US

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68th National Film Awards: Ajay Devgn receives Best Actor honour…

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England cricket board reports more progress to promote equity across…

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Indian-American Uber Eats delivery person stabbed by career criminal in…

An Indian-American Uber Eats delivery person has been stabbed several times in an attack in the US by a career criminal with more than 100 arrests on his rap sheet, according to a media report. Bharatbhai Patel was stabbed on the Lower East Side, New York on Tuesday by the…

Twenty facts about Tamil neo-noir thriller Vikram Vedha and its…

THIS week’s big Bollywood release Vikram Vedha is a remake of a smash hit 2017 Tamil film of the same name. The story revolves around a tough police officer trying to kill a feared gangster, who voluntarily surrenders and tells him three stories which may change his perceptions of good…

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Madhuri Dixit talks about the ‘maja’ the whole team had,…

As the Patel family prepares to take all viewers on a roller-coaster ride with Maja Ma, the excitement is at an all-time high for the premiere of the upcoming Amazon Original movie Maja Ma this festive season. The cast of the much-awaited movie recently shared their experiences while shooting for…

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One of the most prevalent abstains among low minimum deposit casino newcomers is that they will lose all of their cash. They may freely enter a gambling house and set a budget for gaming. But when they do this, they appear confident that the casino will take their cash. In…

INTERPOL issues diffusion notice against rape accused Nepal former cricket…

A diffusion notice has been issued by INTERPOL against Sandeep Lamichhane, the former Nepali cricket team captain who is facing rape accusations. The International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) issued the notice at the request of the Nepal Police registering him as one of the fugitives on large. The Interpol department…

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India conveys concerns to Canada about activities of extremist elements;…

Terming the so-called Khalistan referendum conducted by separatist groups as a "farcical exercise", India on Thursday said it had conveyed concerns to Canada about the use of its territory by politically motivated "extremist elements". Some Canadian groups had participated in the separatist event in Brampton city of Canada on September…

‘Labour party lacks understanding regarding tackling domestic abuse,’ says Apsana…

A Labour MP has alleged that her party failed in its duty of care in relation to her health and well-being, adding that it lacks understanding while tackling domestic abuse. Poplar and Limehouse MP Apsana Begum, in a statement on Thursday (22), said that she faced a relentless and sustained…

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Greater cultural awareness, better support key for South Asian families…

Bliss, the UK’s leading charity for babies born premature and sick, has published a new research which highlights the largely unexplored experiences of South Asian communities in neonatal care. In a new report, Bliss has shared the outcomes of research which shows a greater cultural awareness and better support is…

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According to a new study, doctors have warned that in the coming decades, rising temperatures due to the climate crisis will lead to a rise in people suffering from kidney stones. Kidney stone disease is a painful condition caused by hard deposits of minerals like calcium that develop in concentrated…

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Cryptocurrencies are becoming more popular every day, even if you can't deny the recent downward trend. However, it is this downward trend that is now setting the stage for a new rise in prices. While bitcoin is still the best known and most valuable cryptocurrency and is used in Bluechip…

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Indian American politician and diplomat Nikki Haley has called TV host Sunny Hostin a 'racist' for claiming that the former hides her Indian name to appease Republican voters, media reports said. Slamming the former governor of South Carolina as a “chameleon" on Tuesday’s (20) episode of The View talk show,…

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At least 11 schoolchildren died in an air strike and firing on a Myanmar village, according to the United Nations children's agency, an attack the country's junta said targeted rebels hiding in the area. UN chief Antonio Guterres on Tuesday condemned the strike, according to his office, which stated at…

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Fabulous south Asian features and shorts at this year’s London…

This year’s London Film Festival runs from October 5-16 and once again has a strong south Asian line-up, which touch upon diverse genres and have interesting storylines. There will be cinema screenings, and some films will be available online. Eastern Eye looked ahead to the annual event, with a preview…

Angelina Jolie visits Pakistan to support people affected by floods

Hollywood star Angelina Jolie on Tuesday arrived in Pakistan to support people affected by the devastating floods in the country. According to the Express Tribune, the 'Salt' actor landed in Dadu, Pakistan, and will hear from people affected directly about their needs and about steps to prevent such suffering in…

Gujarati film Chhello Show is India’s official entry for Oscars…

Gujarati coming-of-age drama "Chhello Show" is India's official entry for the 95th Academy Awards, the Film Federation of India (FFI) announced on Tuesday. Titled "Last Film Show" in English, the movie, directed by Pan Nalin, will release in theatres countrywide on October 14. "'Chhello Show' is India's official entry for…

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A top British doctor has alleged that Australians are 'quite racist' and added that they always looking down on international medical graduates (IMG), according to media report. While sharing his experience of studying to be a medical professional in the country, Dr Salim Uddin said that 'Aussies can be quite…

UK plans to replace Chinese language schools with teachers from…

A group of cross-party British lawmakers is in talks with Taiwan to provide Chinese-language teachers to the United Kingdon as the government seeks to phase out Confucius Institutes, according to media reports. Chinese state-linked Confucius language learning and teaching project has been under heavy scrutiny as the bilateral relations between…

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If there is one platform of investment that lets you go far and beyond- that would definitely be the mutual fund platform. Yes, this is the one place where you can explore different sectors, industries, geographies, and so much more. Should I put my money into real estate or mutual…

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Today marks the State Funeral of Her Majesty The Queen, which takes place at Westminster Abbey (London, UK). This day is also the first day of a seven-day religious festival (Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Suvarna Mahotsav), which sees thousands of followers of Maninagar Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan from around the world…

Joe Biden says US would help Taiwan if China attacks

Beijing on Monday (19) said president Joe Biden's latest comments that the United States would defend Taiwan against a Chinese invasion "severely violate" Washington's policy towards the island. "The US remarks... severely violate the important commitment the US made not to support Taiwan independence, and send a seriously erroneous signal…

Queen’s funeral: King Charles III thanks Bangladesh PM Hasina for…

King Charles III, the new British monarch who has succeeded Queen Elizabeth II after her death, on Saturday (17) dialed Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka to express gratitude to her for personally attending his mother's funeral in London on Monday (19). The King also thanked the president of…

‘Make sure you do what you’re supposed to do’: Biden…

Expressing his condolences to the royal family, US President Joe Biden on Sunday (local time) paid his respects at Queen Elizabeth's coffin and said that the Queen had always reminded him of his mother. While mourning the passing of Queen Elizabeth, Biden remembered Queen's warm candour and said, "The way…

Tech workers paying at least $75,000 for surgical procedure to…

Stigmas around plastic surgery for men have begun to decrease in recent years and it has become a way for men to reach their physical goals. In 2020 men were reportedly turning to techniques like Botox, fillers, and laser treatments in an effort to get ahead in their careers. Currently,…

Winter Coats: How and Where to Get the Best Ones?

Winter coats have always been a staple piece of cloth across the globe, especially for the communities that are prone to extreme temperature fluctuations. Although winter coats have always been weather essential, the changing times have caused them to get elevated into a fashion must-have. The rise in popularity of…

R Balki recalls directing Chup

Ahead of the release of 'Chup: The Revenge of the Artist', filmmaker R Balki opened up about shooting a few sequences of the project in Mumbai, especially at JJ School of Arts. "Chup relates to the life of an artist, and the School was a perfect location for us. It's…

90 pc Afghans in online poll support reopening girls’ schools…

About ninety per cent of voters in Afghanistan supported the reopening of schools for girls beyond grade six, and 10 per cent opposed the decision, as per an online poll conducted by Afghanistan's local media outlet TOLO news. This comes as the Taliban-led education minister said that girls' schools have…

King Charles pledges ‘additional duty’ to protect faith diversity of…

King Charles III has pledged to uphold the “additional duty” as a new monarch of protecting the diversity of the UK and be a sovereign of all communities around the Commonwealth. Addressing a group of faith leaders on Friday evening in the Bow Room at Buckingham Palace, where just days…

Gas cookers can put your family at risk of multiple…

Experts have warned that the hobs, which are used by almost a third of households in the UK, emit potentially dangerous gases, even when switched off. Based on findings of a new study, scientists state that gas cookers emit the same particles emitted by cars and trucks and can, therefore,…

How often do you wash your bras? Woman sparks fierce…

A woman has sparked a massive debate about how long you can go without cleaning your undergarments, revealing in a TikTok video that she only washes her bra once a week. The video has gone viral and has now been viewed more than 1.5 million times. Renee Hogan, who is…

China banned from viewing Queen Elizabeth lying-in-state: Report

The Chinese delegation visiting London to attend Queen Elizabeth's funeral on Monday (19) will not be allowed to view her coffin at the lying-in-state vigil inside parliament, the BBC reported on Friday (16). Some parliamentarians had raised concerns about inviting representatives from China after several British lawmakers were sanctioned by…

Who’s invited — and who’s not — to Queen Elizabeth’s…

Hundreds of foreign royals and leaders are expected to attend the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II in London on Monday in one of the biggest diplomatic gatherings in decades. Westminster Abbey has space for around 2,000 people, so only heads of state and one or two guests have reportedly…

Senior Tory leaders against inviting China to Queen’s funeral over…

Senior leaders of UK's ruling party have raised concerns about inviting Chinese leaders to the Queen's funeral on Monday (19) over genocide of Uyghur minority. A group of MPs and peers, including former Tory leader leader Sir Iain Duncan Smith, have urged the government to withdraw the invitation to the…

Five arrested for smuggling migrants in Europe via private jet

Five people were arrested in Rome and Brussels for smuggling migrants from Turkey to western Europe via private jet in trips costing around 10,000 euros ($10,000), Italian police said Wednesday (14). The suspects, held on warrants issued by Belgian authorities, are accused of belonging to a criminal organisation aimed at…

Cyrus Mistry accident: Dr Anahita Pandole undergoes pelvic reconstruction surgery

Gynaecologist Dr Anahita Pandole has undergone pelvic reconstruction surgery at a hospital in Mumbai on Thursday (15), media reports said. According to the reports, the condition of her husband Darius is stable. The couple sustained severe injuries in a car crash earlier this month that killed former Tata Sons chairman…

Biden allowed to use Beast for Queen’s funeral but lesser…

American president Joe Biden is among the few foreign dignitaries allowed to use their own cars to the venue of the Queen’s funeral while other world leaders would have to use a shared bus, media reports said. The funeral for Elizabeth II who died in Scotland last week will be…

How to send a text to multiple contacts without group…

There are many ways to send a text message to multiple contacts. You can use group messaging apps or websites. These apps allow you to send a message to multiple people without the hassle of having to go through a group message system. The first step is to create a…

The return of Aashiqui star Anu Aggarwal

ACTRESS ON ABANDONING FAME, HER HORRIFIC CRASH AND SPIRITUAL REBIRTH Successful model-turned-actress Anu Aggarwal became an overnight star with her hit Bollywood debut Aashiqui (1990). Instead of getting swallowed up in the stardom bubble generated by the smash-hit musical romance, she did the unthinkable and walked away from the lucrative…

‘She was our family’s Shakti, guru and guide’

HOW do you begin to write about someone so deeply loved and to whom you owe your very existence? It is impossible to sum up in words what my mother meant to us as a family, but the extraordinary story of her life needs to be told, however inadequate mere…

The top 10 Mahesh Bhatt films

Legendary Bollywood filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt will turn a year older this week and celebrate his 74th birthday on September 20. The writer, director, and producer has masterminded popular movies, which have entertained cross-generational audiences across the decades. He has also introduced new talent and kick-started franchises. The movie maverick will…

Health alert! Plastic may be making you fat – Experts

Globally, the incidence of obesity has tripled since the 1970s, and one billion people are expected to be obese by the year 2030. Scientists are of the opinion that one major overlooked component in obesity is almost certainly our environment - in particular, the widespread presence within it of chemicals…

Jada Pinkett Smith celebrates ‘Bald is Beautiful’ day; drops a…

Jada Pinkett Smith is celebrating ‘Bald Is Beautiful’ Day. She took to her Instagram handle to share a stunning picture of herself in honour of the day. For those not in the know, Bald and Beautiful Day honours those without hair. The 50-year-old actress, who first addressed her struggles with…

Sports Live Streaming – The Best Choice for Fans Everywhere

For sports fans, there's nothing quite like live soccer streams. Whether it's catching a crucial moment in the game or getting real-time updates on your favorite team, live streaming gives you the most immersive experience possible. And with so many platforms and devices to choose from, there's never been an…

US teenager who killed alleged rapist ordered to pay his…

A teenager who killed her alleged rapist has been ordered to pay $150,000 to the victim's family by a court in US, according to media reports. Pieper Lewis, 17, was also sentenced to five years' probation by Polk County District judge David M Porter on Tuesday (13). Lewis murdered Zachary…

These three countries are not invited to Queen Elizabeth’s funeral

Britain has not invited representatives from Russia, Belarus and Myanmar to attend Queen Elizabeth's state funeral due to be held next Monday, a Whitehall source said on Tuesday (13). Britain, along with its Western allies, has sought to isolate Russia and its ally Belarus on the world stage with economic…

Chris Kaba’s family accuses police of being slow and vague…

The family of Chris Kaba, who was killed in a police firing in south London last week, has accused the watchdog IOPC of being slow in its investigation into the incident. Kaba’s cousin Jefferson Bosela, said the family was informed of the 24-year-old rapper’s death 11 hours after his death…