Global stars who embraced Islam

HOW FAMOUS NAMES FOUND MEANING IN THE MUSLIM FAITH by ASJAD NAZIR THIS week millions of Muslims around the world will be celebrating Eid and giving thanks for all the blessings they have. Many of those who have a special connection to the religious holiday are massively famous global stars that converted to the Islamic […]

Diabetes advice ‘should be culturally responsive’

By Amit Roy A LEADING diabetes doctor has advised British Asians on how they can reduce their risks from Covid-19 by taking up NHS programmes aimed at dealing with the disease. The comments from Prof Partha Kar, national speciality adviser for diabetes for NHS England, follow the publication last week of disturbing statistics which showed […]

What are the top Air Purifiers Models available in the Market?

The air purifier, as the name suggests, is a device that is usually installed in an enclosed space to eliminate any sort of contaminations in the air, and improvises the air quality of the respective space. There are people who are allergic to smoky air, dust, pollen and other air impurities. Thus, the air purifiers […]

How to keep love alive in lockdown

A GUIDE TO HELP COUPLES KEEP THEIR RELATIONSHIP HEALTHY by ASJAD NAZIR ALL aspects of life are being affected during the Covid-19 lockdown and that includes love lives. Whether you are single, living with someone or forced to be apart from your loved one due to self-isolation, there are various romantic challenges individuals are facing […]

The great connect

by MITA MISTRY “WHEN people go within and connect with themselves, they realise they are connected to the universe and they are connected to all living things.” Armand DiMele One thing that’s surfaced in these times of social distancing is how connected we really are. It reminds me of a classic book I read as […]

Grandma Todiwala’s macaroni and cauliflower cheese

EASTERN EYE asked celebrity chef Cyrus Todiwala to give a recipe for Ramadan. He said: “This was mum’s all-time favourite dinner for us when we were kids. It goes back to when the first pasta was introduced to the British public and promptly found its way to India, and into the clubs of the Raj. […]

Top cooking tips for Ramadan

AWARD-WINNING CHEF SARAH ALI CHOUDHURY’S GUIDE TO HEALTHY EATING DURING THE HOLY MONTH by ASJAD NAZIR A KEY aspect of Ramadan is preparing food before and after the daily fast. With a coronavirus lockdown in place, it is even more essential to get this aspect of the holy month correct, but some simple food and […]

Cooking in quarantine

by MEERA DAS AS THE whole world learns to slow down and stay at home during these challenging times, I found myself returning from an adventure fuelled holiday and taking on an immediate, self-imposed quarantine, just in case I was a coronavirus carrier. My focus was shifted in an instant. I was homebound with all […]

The best tonic for an easy skincare regime

ENTREPRENEUR JIN KWON ON THE HOT RIGHT NOW KOREAN BEAUTY WAVE, SELF-CARE TIPS AND NEW SUMMER TRENDS by RAAKHI TANVI THERE is a lot more to Korea than K-Pop and great food. It also has a booming beauty industry and is known for the latest trends, particularly in skincare. Jin Kwon is a beauty entrepreneur and […]

Self-care advice to follow when confined indoors

AN A TO Z GUIDE TO KEEP MIND AND BODY FIT DURING THE COVID-19 LOCKDOWN by MITA MISTRY BEING indoors because of the coronavirus will likely lead to less activity, both physical and mental, which can have detrimental effects on health. If the lockdown goes on for a prolonged period, then this will not only […]