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Health benefits of Pomegranate peel you didn’t know about

We all are aware that fruits and vegetables are loaded with antioxidants and nutrients. But not many may be aware that even their peels and certain non-edible parts, which are mostly discarded can be very beneficial for health. Armen Adamjan, TikTok content creator and social media personality, recently, spoke about…

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…

Police on look out for Ali Ahmed four months after…

The Greater Manchester Police appealed public to share any information they have about Ali Ahmed, 29, who is wanted on recall to prison. Ahmed had been jailed for breaching a court order and released on license four months ago. Police said that he is known across Manchester. According to GMP,…

Lancashire pacer Saqib Mahmood eyes return to England team by…

Lancashire’s fast bowler Saqib Mahmood hopes to return to the England team before the next summer as he is recovering from a stress fracture of the back suffered in May this year.The 25-year-old cricketer, who made his Test debut against the West Indies in March is now training in the…

Ranbir Kapoor talks about failure of Shamshera: ‘The biggest mistake…

Ranbir Kapoor has proved his acting mettle time and again. He is considered one of the finest actors in Bollywood for a reason. Ever since making his silver screen debut with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Saawariya in 2007, he has always chosen different types of scripts that presented him in a…

Prime Video’s The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of…

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power, which has been viewed by over 100 million people worldwide and has been an unprecedented global success as the top Original series for Prime Video in every region in its first season, has announced an additional eight new recurring cast members…

Yorkshire agree to end Ballance’s contract two years early

Former England batsman Gary Ballance has been released from his contract with county side Yorkshire two years early, the club said on Thursday (8). The 33-year-old Zimbabwe-born player has spent a year on the sidelines while dealing with mental health issues. Yorkshire said Ballance, who had asked to be let…

Record funding from Sadiq Khan to equip communities with hate…

London mayor Sadiq Khan on Wednesday (7) announced a record £725,000 investment for grassroots community groups with the goal of empowering them to counter extremism; tackle the rise in hate crime offences; and protect Londoners from radicalisation. The investment is part of the mayor’s fund of more than £2 million…

Do you use baby skincare products? Here’s why you shouldn’t

It’s important to pay attention to the kind of products you apply on your skin, especially those with sensitive skin, need to be more cautious as any product that doesn’t suit the skin could lead to itchiness, redness, inflammation, acne, and so on. You’ve probably heard that those with sensitive…

‘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…

Teenage girls should be taught about ‘fertility’

It has been noted that generally, by the time women in the UK have their first child they are over the age of 30 – this is up from 26.4 years in the mid-1070s. According to experts, women are most fertile in their twenties and fertility tends to decline after…

Aamir Khan reveals when he will end his acting break…

There is no denying the fact that Aamir Khan is one of the most successful Bollywood actors who has been entertaining the audience for over three decades now. He has played several memorable characters in his successful journey so far and is known for offering something new every time he…

‘I spend time with real people’: Randeep Hooda on his…

Bollywood actor Randeep Hooda, whose filmography includes several notable films such as Monsoon Wedding (2001), Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai (2010), Jism 2 (2012), Cocktail (2012), Kick (2014) Sultan (2016), and Baaghi 2 (2018), has said that he loves spending time with real people and hence, he is not…

Cricket made more inclusive and diverse post Azeem Rafiq racism…

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said it has taken key steps to review and improve its policies to become more inclusive, establishing game-wide communities for under-represented groups and ensuring fair recruitment to strengthen its inclusion and diversity strategy.It said the game came together to commit to faster actions…

Leicester businessman guilty of defrauding 18 people still at large

A Leicester businessman was found guilty of selling fraudulent franchise licences to victims across the UK, following a four-day trial at Leicester Crown Court. Nazir Abdul Rashid Daud, 58, formerly of Landseer Road, Leicester, was found guilty in his absence though pleaded not guilty during the trial. Daud was  charged…

Indian-American Krishna Vavilala receives US Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award

US president Joe Biden has recognised Indian-American and a longtime Houstonian, Krishna Vavilala, with the Presidential Lifetime Achievement (PLA) Award, the nation's highest honour for his contributions to his community and the country at large. The Presidential Lifetime Achievement (PLA) Awards, led by AmeriCorps, is an annual event held to…

Riz Ahmed and Jessie Buckley joined by Jeremy Allen White…

Riz Ahmed and Jessie Buckley are currently in Toronto where they are filming for their upcoming science fiction romance Fingernails. The project is being helmed by Christos Nikou whose pandemic-themed debut Apples was lauded by everyone. It marks the English language debut of Nikou. Jeremy Allen White, who won rave…

England recall Wood, Pope retains keeper’s gloves for Multan test

England has replaced injured all-rounder Liam Livingstone with fast bowler Mark Wood in the only change to their squad for the second test against Pakistan, with Ollie Pope retaining the wicketkeeper's gloves. Livingstone has returned home after sustaining a knee injury in his debut test in Rawalpindi, where England pulled…

Amar Chadha-Patel’s Willow character is much like Han Solo, Jack…

Hollywood screenwriter Jon Kasdan says he was initially unsure about casting Amar Chadha-Patel in his action-adventure series "Willow" but was blown away by the British-Asian actor's dedication to the role of Boorman, a character very much in the same vein as pop culture favourites Han Solo and Jack Sparrow. But…

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…

BJP heads for historic win in Gujarat; Congress posts worst…

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday headed for a record victory in Gujarat as the counting of votes entered the last leg, giving the ruling party a lead in 100 seats and a win in another 57 seats in the 182-member state assembly. The Congress party was…

Man who kicked his partner and called her ‘w****’ spared…

A 32-year-old man who kicked his partner and called her a "w****" has been spared a prison sentence but subjected to an 18-month community order. Mohammed Raza of Dundee, who pleaded guilty to common assault and criminal damage is also prohibited from contacting the woman for five years. The pair…

Manston man guilty of careless and dangerous driving that killed…

A Manston man has been found guilty of careless and dangerous driving which resulted in the death of two people and injuries to three others.Nitesh Bissendary was driving a black Alfa Romeo which mounted a kerb in Ramsgate, Kent and fatally hit Israel’s Tel Aviv University mathematics lecturer Yoram Hirshfeld,…

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…

First King Charles 50 pence coins enter circulation in the…

The first coinage featuring King Charles III will start to appear in circulation at Post Offices around the UK from Thursday, with millions of the new 50-pence coins bearing the new monarch’s portrait given out as change to customers. The coin with the 74-year-old monarch’s image reflects a transition from…

Deepika Padukone to join Rohit Shetty’s cop universe with Singham…

Bollywood star Deepika Padukone will be boarding Rohit Shetty's cop universe with his upcoming directorial "Singham Again", the filmmaker confirmed on Thursday. The actor-director duo have previously worked on 2019's action comedy "Chennai Express" and recently collaborated on the song "Current Laga" from Shetty's upcoming venture "Cirkus", led by Ranveer…

All You Need To Know About Marine Collagen: The Best…

More than ever before, skincare has become popular. The trend toward having clearer skin is not going away any time soon, whether it be through topical applications or dietary supplements. According to a lot of studies, marine collagen is among the most popular nutritional supplements. It quickly rose to the top…

White House supports passage of bill that eliminates per country…

The White House has supported Congress to pass legislation that seeks to eliminate the per-country quota on green cards to allow US employers to focus on hiring people based on merit, not their birthplace, a bill if passed would benefit several hundreds of thousands of immigrants specially Indian-Americans. A Green…

Jameela Jamil and boyfriend James Blake buy an expensive Hollywood…

Jameela Jamil and James Blake, who first sparked romance rumours back in 2015 and have been giving major relationship goals ever since, have taken their relationship to the next level. The couple has bought a sprawling Hollywood Hills mansion together for a whopping price of approximately £5,203,251, reports a publication.…

Thugs who shot boy, 11, cut mum’s throat and stabbed…

Three thugs were jailed for shooting an 11-year-old boy when he tried to defend his parents during a terrifying robbery at his home in Upminster, east London in May 2020. Snaresbrook Crown Court jailed Antony Lascelles for 23 years for the vicious robbery. Other gang members Christopher Sergeant and Ajaypal…

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…

Nia Sharma: Fearless moves of a lioness

ACTRESS DISCUSSES HER DARING DANCE SHOW JOURNEY AND DESIRE TO TAKE ON NEW  One of this year’s great television highlights was the powerful presence of Nia Sharma in popular reality TV show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 10. The actress, affectionately nicknamed ‘the lioness’, was a roaring success with fierce dances, cool…

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…

Raveena Mehta: Creating music for the heart and soul

POPULAR BELGIAN-BORN SINGER SPEAKS ABOUT HER UNIQUE SONG-FILLED JOURNEY A growing list of great songs like Yaadein, Tere Liye, Jab Tu Hai Wahi, Moonlight, Tujhse Milne Ki Aas and the recently released Bewafaa have elevated Raveena Mehta to great heights. The top tracks and big live performances have shown off…

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…

Colourful portrait of a community’s Endurance

SHANTI PANCHAL ON HIS ART JOURNEY AND NEW PUBLIC WORK Venture into Brixton tube station in London and you will see a stunning piece of art by Shanti Panchal. The magnificent mural titled Endurance is a beautiful reproduction of a large-scale water colour artwork about the power of community, represented…

Why art matters

The great Pablo Picasso once said, “Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” And that is a great purpose, which can only be pursued through the arts. Any art form, be it painting, drawing, sculpting, singing, or dancing, has a way of connecting us to a…

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…

My playlist – Akhil Sahni

Great music continues to be produced by talented independent artists like Akhil Sahni. The singer, songwriter, and musician based between London and New Delhi recently released his fabulous fourth single Let Us Be Apart. The soulful song about trying to stay away from someone that isn’t good for you mixes…

The Kirtan Band plays live devotional songs

LIVE PERFORMANCE PADMAVATI - AN AVATAR When: Saturday December 10 Where: The Bhavan, 4A Castletown Road, London W14 9HE What: Renowned artist Bala Devi Chandrashekar presents a dance drama interpretation of an immortal classic from Gita Govindam. This production gives glimpses into the character of Padmavati, the divine consort of…

Mohit Parmar talks about his hit TV show Pandya Store…

The popularity of Pandya Store has seen the hit drama serial pull in big audience numbers since it premiered in January 2021. The relatable Star Plus family drama, which is fast approaching 600 episodes, has made a strong connection with cross-generational audiences. The show has also given a great platform…

Prithviraj Sukumaran joins Akshay Kumar and Tiger Shroff on the…

The makers of the upcoming Bollywood film Bade Miyan Chote Miyan have roped in one more actor to play a pivotal role. Malayalam superstar Prithviraj Sukumaran is on board to join Akshay Kumar and Tiger Shroff in the cast of the film. He is set to play the antagonist. The…

Here’s how not having sex affects your health

When it comes to sex, every individual has different desires and wants. However, having sex can help maintain or enhance your health on several levels. In fact, an earlier report in Medical News Today informs that research shows that having sex regularly can result in certain health benefits, including lower…

Too close for comfort: West London neighbours take parking space…

Two west London families have spent £100,000 in lawyers’ bills over five years as they are involved in a long-drawn dispute over parking space at their homes. Ivan Soares and Manish Kothari - both accountants - have been saying one is parking their car "too close" to the other's, branding…

Two Leicestershire business owners banned for 19 years over financial…

Restaurant and fashion bosses in Leicestershire were banned for misconduct including Bounce Back Loan abuse and failing to keep company books and records, according to reports. Savio Gilbert Pereira, 46, and Sajid Anver Valimohammed, 37, have been disqualified as company directors for a total of 19 years following separate Insolvency…

5 effective home remedies to make your eyebrows thicker

Healthy eyebrows not only make you look beautiful by shaping your face but also help to naturally highlight your eyes. Eyebrows are also important because they can influence your appearance and play a powerful role in communication. Fuller eyebrows can also make you look younger by helping to take those…

Indian ‘plogger’ starts 30 city clean-up tour of UK

An Indian environmentalist who won a special award from then prime minister Boris Johnson has started a 30 city clean-up tour across UK. Vivek Gurav and his volunteers have picked up 5,000kg of rubbish, including 3,000kg of plastic while out running in Bristol in the past year. Gurav began plogging…

Mahira Khan reveals how she bagged Raees opposite Shah Rukh…

Pakistani actress Mahira Khan made her dream Bollywood debut in Raees (2017) opposite none other than Shah Rukh Khan. The film, which also featured Nawazuddin Siddiqui in a significant role, turned out to be a box office hit despite clashing with Hrithik Roshan and Yami Gautam’s Kaabil at the ticket…

Sunak pledges further action on strikes to ‘protect lives’

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said on Wednesday he would take more action "to protect the lives and livelihoods" of Britons during months of planned strikes by rail, health, and postal workers. Britain, already grappling with industrial action across a range of sectors, now faces strikes by thousands of public-sector nurses…

BANDAA First Poster: Manoj Bajpayee sports an intense look in…

Having portrayed several memorable characters in his prolific journey spanning over three decades, Manoj Bajpayee is set to impress the audience and his fans yet again with a powerful performance in his forthcoming movie, Bandaa, which he has wrapped up recently. The makers of the power-packed courtroom drama, Vinod Bhanushali’s…

Dhanush tops IMDb’s most popular Indian stars 2022 list, Alia…

As the year comes to a close, IMDb has announced the list of their ‘Top 10 Most Popular Indian Stars’ of 2022. The list includes the names of several prominent actors from various film industries across India, with Tamil star Dhanush bagging the topping spot. Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt, who…

British High Commissioner to India warns about visa scams on…

British High Commissioner to India Alex Ellis on Wednesday warned about the visa scammers making rounds on the internet, who are using his name to beguile Indian nationals seeking UK visas. British High Commissioner Ellis asked Indians to remain suspicious and advised people not to share their account or credit…

‘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,…

Writers’ income declines 33 per cent since 2018 – women,…

Professional writers’ earnings have been constantly declining over the years with those with black and Asian backgrounds experiencing steeper losses, new research has found. According to the study conducted by the UK Copyright & Creative Economy Research Centre (CREATe) based at Glasgow University, the annual median income of writers has…

India could see over 34 million job losses due to…

Severe heat waves, responsible for thousands of deaths across India over the last few decades, are increasing with alarming frequency and soon the country could become one of the first places in the world to experience heat waves that break the human survivability limit, according to a new report. The…

‘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…

Nawaz Sharif would return to Pakistan next month from London:…

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif would return to the country next month from London where he has been living since last three years, a senior party leader has said. The 72-year-old former three-time premier had left for London in November 2019 after the Lahore…

Fat around organs more susceptible to severe Covid than fat…

Scientists have found that the fat around the liver, intestines and other organs, or visceral fat, contributes more towards severe COVID-19 than does subcutaneous fat, or fat under the skin as in "love handles", according to a study. Visceral fat is usually considered a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, diabetes…

Birmingham schoolboy dies after his e-scooter hits bus

The West Midlands Police have urged the public to provide more information about an accident in which a 12-year-old schoolboy died after his e-scooter rammed a bus in Birmingham.Mustafa Madeem was riding the Voi machine to his Saltley High School when the accident took place just before 8 am on…

US: Family of Texas entrepreneur fatally shot by police says…

Entrepreneur Rajan Moonesinghe was not given reasonable time to respond to the police order to drop his gun before he was shot dead in Austin, Texas last month, his family said.When the fatal shooting took place, Moonesinghe was defending his house as he suspected “something strange” was going on around…

Owner’s ‘quick thinking’ foils man’s attempt to steal iPhones from…

A man's attempt to steal £1,600 worth of mobile phones from a Yorkshire shop has been foiled by the owner’s quick thinking. The man tried to steal from the Phone Market shop in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, on Sunday (4). However, he discovered that the door was locked by the staff…

Akshay Kumar gets trolled after fans spot light bulbs in…

As superstar Akshay Kumar unveiled his look as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj from Mahesh Manjrekar's upcoming film on the great Maratha warrior, social media users gave a mixed response to the actor's efforts. Some asked if there were electric bulbs in the 17th century, while others pleaded with him to not…

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%…

Asian People’s Disability Alliance holds special event to mark UN…

More than 60 people took part in the celebration organised by Asian People's Disability Alliance (APDA) to mark the United Nations' International Day of Persons with Disabilities and the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II who passed away in September, at its Harlesden Day Care and Development Resource…

India is home to a great diversity of faiths: US

India, the world's largest democracy, is home to a great diversity of faiths, the United States said Tuesday noting that it will continue to encourage New Delhi to uphold its commitments to protect religious freedom for all. The United States has designated 12 countries, including China, Pakistan and Myanmar, as…

‘Wish you the best,’ says SRK after son Aryan wraps…

Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan has showered blessings on his son Aryan Khan as the latter recently announced his directorial debut. After Aryan shared an Instagram post on Tuesday in which he shared that he has finished writing for his debut directorial project, Shah Rukh took the post's comments section…

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…

Britain’s health regulator backs COVID vaccine for infants from six…

Britain's health regulator on Tuesday authorised a COVID-19 vaccine for infants as young as six months, opening the door for vaccinating the country's youngest children once the UK's Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) agrees. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) authorised the vaccine - made by…

Family pays tribute to ‘cheerful’ taxi driver Mohammed Istakhar who…

Police have so far arrested two men in connection with the murder of taxi driver Mohammed Istakhar, 44, who was found fatally stabbed in Solihull on 29 November. A 19-year-old man was detained in the Creswell area of Derbyshire on Tuesday (6) following a widespread public appeal for information. Last…

Harry, Meghan honoured for work on ‘racism, mental health’

Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan accepted a human rights award at a "Ripple of Hope" gala in New York where they were honoured for addressing racial injustice and mental health. The British royals received the award late on Tuesday from the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Foundation which…

Adnan Sami says US immigration officer didn’t allow him to…

A number of celebrities have gone through massive body transformations for a variety of reasons. However, when popular singer-composer Adnan Shami lost a massive 130 kg, the world was stunned to see his unbelievable weight loss transformation. The fact that he brought down his weight from 230 kg to 130…

UN special assembly to mark centenary of Pramukh Swami Maharaj

The permanent mission of India to the UN and the BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha will celebrate His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj’s centenary at the UN in New York on Wednesday (7). The one-and-a-half-hour-long special programme titled ‘The World is One Family: Life and Message of Pramukh Swami Maharaj’ will combine live…

EXCLUSIVE: Shame of ‘All-White’ BBC newsrooms

THE BBC should be ashamed that it has radio and television stations where newsrooms are entirely white and not representing the communities they serve. That is the feeling of current staff and former employees who have spoken to Eastern Eye. They said they warned the BBC that it would not…

What’s the Difference Between Revenue and Profit?

Although they are not interchangeable, revenue and profits are good things about your business. Both are essential in understanding your business. Revenue describes revenues generated by business operations, and profits represent net income before deducted expenses from profits. Revenue can be divided into sales, fees, and property income. A company…

Only four Afghans brought to UK since Taliban took over…

Only four people who left Afghanistan after the Taliban seized power in the country have been resettled in the UK, official figures revealed amid the criticism of London’s “cold shoulder” to Afghans who “served British interests”. The government attributed the low number to challenges it faced in ensuring safe passage…

This miraculous Ayurvedic remedy can help make your bones strong!

Bones support the body and help us to move. However, with the surge in sedentary lifestyles and unhealthy foods people consume nowadays, bone-related ailments are on the rise, even among youngsters. Exercising and eating healthy foods are two important ways to maintain bone health. Apart from this, there is also…

King Charles pays obeisance at new Gurdwara in Luton

King Charles covered his head with a traditional Ramaal headscarf as a gesture of humility and respect when he visited the newly-built Gurdwara in Luton on Tuesday (6). He also made the traditional namaste gesture as he spoke to volunteers, and a traditional shawl for meditation was placed around his…

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…

Charity appeals for more donors from diverse backgrounds to save…

Someone in the UK is diagnosed with blood cancer every 20 minutes and the number of stem-cell donors, the saviours needed to save thousands of such patients, is not adequate at the moment. DKMS, a UK-based international charity which fights blood cancer and disorders, has found that the registration of…

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…

Charlie Mullins apologises for ‘racist’ corner shop joke after Dr…

British entrepreneur Charlie Mullins has apologised for a 'racist' joke he told at the British Curry Awards after it was called out by TV presenter Dr Ranj Singh. "Why has India never won the World Cup? Because every time they get a corner, they build a shop on it," Mullins…

Scientists say Drop the term ‘man-flu’; here’s why

A group of scientists has recommended that since men do not suffer more severe flu symptoms than women, the term “man flu” should be dropped. According to a report in the BMJ, “Man flu” is a term so ubiquitous that it has been included in the Oxford and Cambridge dictionaries.…

Bringing people together in a changing Britain

HOW should we talk about a changing Britain? The 2021 census gives us the facts about who we are today. It is up to us to decide how to respond. Any constructive argument about how to respond to our changing demographics would need to meet three simple tests. Does it…

Netizens in south Asia ‘disgusted’ with viral British version of…

A viral video showing the recipe for one-pot chicken korma has sparked outrage on Twitter as netizens called it a 'westernised version of a desi dish'. The video was shared by popular online Food channel, Tasty UK, with the caption 'One-pot chicken korma' on the official Twitter handle of the…

Asda to open 300 convenience stores in next four years

British supermarket group Asda said it planned to open 300 convenience stores by the end of 2026, aiming to become a player in the smaller shop market to help drive growth, and creating 10,000 new jobs in the process. The group, Britain's third largest grocer after Tesco and Sainsbury's, has…

‘No point in economic reforms when we don’t have an…

President Ranil Wickremesinghe has acknowledged that there was no point in economic reforms in Sri Lanka because the cash-starved island nation didn't have an economy, as he made a strong pitch for a new economic model. Sri Lanka is going through its worst economic crisis since its independence in 1948,…

‘Difficult when opponent scores at seven runs per over in…

Following his side's loss to England in the first Test, Pakistan skipper Babar Azam remarked that it became difficult for his side to establish their grip in the match with the visitors scoring at seven runs per over. Incredible bowling performances from Ollie Robinson and James Anderson were complemented well…

Stoked: England skipper hails ‘special’ win in Pakistan

Skipper Ben Stokes hailed England's nail-biting victory in the first Test against Pakistan Monday as "one of the best" of his career -- particularly given the state of the lifeless Rawalpindi pitch. With just minutes to spare in dying light after five days of enthralling cricket, England finally halted a…

UN criticises ‘factual errors’ in asylum report backed by Suella…

The United Nations refugee agency has criticised a centre-right think tank’s hardline report supported by Home Secretary Suella Braverman that proposed permanent detention of asylum seekers entering the UK illegally. The Centre for Policy Studies paper with the home secretary’s foreword called for barring migrants arriving in Britain illegally from…

UK universities to woo Indian students with ‘bring your family’…

Britain’s universities have tied up with consultancy organisations which recruit Indian students with an offer that they can bring their families to the UK, a media report said. The universities pay commissions to the agents who market “graduate visas” and help potential Indian students get visas for their dependents, according…

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,…

Here is all you need to know about the Strep…

Six school children in the UK have died this winter after contracting Strep A as the outbreak of this life-threatening disease continues to spread across Britain. The Strep A bacteria can be life-threatening and lead to scarlet fever, which was widespread in the Victorian era, the Daily Mail informs. While…

Royal watchers in UK divided over ‘Harry & Meghan’ Netflix…

The new teaser trailer for a hyped Netflix docu-series on Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, has divided opinion in the UK among royal watchers and commentators. "Harry & Meghan", the first volume of which will drop this Thursday, shows clips of the…

Indian film body condemns Nadav Lapid’s controversial remarks on ‘The…

The Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) has issued a statement condemning Nadav Lapid's controversial remarks on the film 'The Kashmir Files' at IFFI. FWICE in a statement called asked the Israeli filmmaker to issue an unconditional apology. "The FWICE, the oldest and the largest organisation of the workers,…

‘We wanted to make Shah Rukh Khan the symbol of…

Shah Rukh Khan has been wooing audiences with his romantic image for years now, but his upcoming film Pathaan will see him in an out-and-out action avatar. The makers launched the official teaser of the much-anticipated action thriller on Khan’s 57th birthday on 2nd November, giving a sneak peek into…

Ngozi Fulani says she suffered ‘horrific abuse’ online after palace…

British charity boss Ngozi Fulani, who was asked where she was 'really from' at a Buckingham Palace event, has revealed that she suffered ‘horrific abuse’ on social media after speaking out, media reports said. Fulani, the chief executive of Sistah Space, was questioned by the late Queen’s lady-in-waiting, Lady Susan…

Akshay Kumar starts filming for Vedat Marathe Veer Daudle Saat

Bollywood star Akshay Kumar on Tuesday said he has begun shooting for his Marathi film “Vedat Marathe Veer Daudle Saat”. The period drama, directed by Mahesh Manjrekar, will feature Kumar as Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) Kumar took…

Uunchai makers appeal to viewers to come to theatres, film…

Motivated by the positive response to "Uunchai", the makers of the film on Tuesday said the movie will not be available for streaming for a while as they want it to have "a strong and long-run" at the theatres. The Rajshri Productions movie, which released on November 11, continues to…

Malaika Arora reveals she proposed to ex-husband Arbaaz Khan: I…

Malaika Arora is the latest celebrity from the tinsel town of Bollywood to have made her digital debut. Her reality show Moving In With Malaika premiered on Monday on Disney+ Hotstar. Choreographer-turned-filmmaker Farah Khan appeared on the first episode of her show. On the first episode, the “Chaiyya Chaiyya” actress…

‘I love Sanjay Dutt and want to make a Punjabi…

British filmmaker Gurinder Chadha, who has under her belt such notable films as Bend It Like Beckham (2002), Bride and Prejudice (2004), and Viceroy's House (2017), has said that she is keen to direct a Punjabi language film with her favourite Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt. Yes, you read that absolutely…

Malta Investment Options to Get Citizenship

A number of countries offer citizenship for a relatively small investment. Previously, this practice was typical only for small island states. But now, you can get the documents in European countries as well. According to a specialist of the company Immigrant Invest Victoria Atanasova, this is due to the fact…

Shocking! Female weightlifter’s cancer symptoms dismissed as period pain

A super-fit 28-year-old weightlifter, Sophie Pugh, from Perth, who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in February this year, started taking hardcore chemotherapy to eradicate the cancer. However, unfortunately, the doctors missed detecting a second and much more ominous cancer that was growing at the same time in her body, and…

PM Modi to inaugurate Pramukh Swami Maharaj centenary fest in…

The five year-long centennial celebrations around the globe will culminate in the final, month-long, grand celebrations in Ahmedabad in the western Indian state of Gujarat between December 15, 2022, and January 15, 2023. The festivity, which is expected to attract several thousands of followers of the Bochasanwasi Akshar Purushottam Swaminarayan…

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s music album: Know everything about director’s masterpiece…

Get ready to dive into the musical world of filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Bhansali's first-ever original music album 'Sukoon' is all set to be out on December 7. Speaking about the same, Bhansali, who has composed music for his directorials such as Guzaarish, Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela and Gangubai Kathiawadi,…

Deepika Padukone to unveil FIFA World Cup trophy during finals

After representing India at Cannes 2022, actor Deepika Padukone has once again made all Indians beam with pride. As per a source, Deepika will be flying to Qatar to be part of the most-watched sporting event in the world FIFA, and will be unveiling the FIFA World Cup trophy at…

68 per cent of ethnic minority workers in UK’s finance…

Almost seven out of 10 (68 per cent) people with ethnic minority backgrounds experienced discrimination at work within the UK’s financial services industry in the last year, new research showed, despite the country becoming increasingly more diverse.The survey conducted by the racial harmony campaigner Reboot and Coleman Parkes said 82…

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…

Diljit Dosanjh on Bollywood not being his priority: ‘It’s not…

Diljit Dosanjh is a multifaceted personality. He was a phenomenon even before he made his Bollywood debut with the 2016 crime thriller Udta Punjab, thanks to an immensely successful career in Punjabi films and music. You may see Dosanjh play various outgoing characters on the screen with ease. But when…

Buckinghamshire school pays tribute to “constantly smiling’ four-year-old boy who…

A Buckinghamshire school has paid tribute to its four-year-old pupil who died of Strep A last month as the bacterial infection has resulted in six fatalities in the UK this season.Muhammad Ibrahim Ali, who was studying at Oakridge School and Nursery, died at his home in High Wycombe on November…

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…

Expert reveals six best foods to help keep you warm…

With the winter nights getting colder in the UK and the energy bills getting more expensive, staying warm may become difficult. Though many people may turn to hot water bottles and extra layers of clothes to remain warm, experts explain that you can beat cold temperatures by snacking on certain…

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…

Oxford Word of the Year is self-indulgent ‘goblin mode’

London, Dec 5 (PTI) Goblin mode, or a type of behaviour which is unapologetically self-indulgent, lazy, slovenly, or greedy, typically in a way that rejects social norms or expectations, has been chosen as the Oxford Word of the Year after a public vote on Monday. The slang phrase was one…

Riz Ahmed wins internet as he raps, ‘My tribe is…

Oscar-winning British Pakistani actor Riz Ahmed has long been trying to change the way ethnic minorities are perceived in Britain and all around the world. Immensely disturbed by Hollywood’s depiction of Muslims as terrorists, Ahmed last year joined forces with a group of activists and launched a series of initiatives…

Lord Dolar Popat announces 99% of Uganda’s exports to UK…

Lord Dolar Popat, the prime minister's trade envoy to Rwanda and Uganda, recently returned from a ministerial visit to Uganda announcing a 99 per cent duty-free deal for the east African nation's exports to the UK's trade market starting 2023. The envoy's visit focused on a series of deals that…

India: Doctors remove 187 coins from man’s stomach

Doctors at a hospital here have removed 187 coins from a 58-year-old male schizophrenia patient’s stomach, which he had ingested in an unstable state of mind recently. Dyamappa from Raichur district had visited the Hanagal Shreee Kumareshwar Hospital and Research Centre in Bagalkote with a complaint of severe abdominal pain.…

Sex therapist: Seven things you ‘should know’ about your partner

You may be in a healthy relationship for some time now and though everything may seem to be going great for you, apparently there are certain things that you should know about your partner to continue to have a healthy, happy, and successful relationship. According to a certified sex therapist…

Former lawmaker Imran Ahmad Khan loses sexual assault conviction appeal

Former Member of Parliament Imran Ahmad Khan on Monday lost an appeal against his conviction for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy. Khan, who was a lawmaker from the governing Conservative Party, was sentenced to 18 months in jail at London’s Southwark Crown Court in May after he was found guilty…

Suella Braverman backs tough policy to tackle illegal migrants

Home secretary Suella Braverman has said the UK will bring operational and legislative changes to stop illegal migrants from abusing the asylum system.“We are finalising our plan”, she said without specifics in her foreword to a Centre for Policy Studies (CPS) report which proposes “indefinite detention” of all asylum seekers…

Stretford man jailed for child sexual offences, possession of drugs

A Stretford man has been jailed for 30 months for sexual assault on a girl, possession of Class B drugs and drunk driving. Mohammed Chaudry, 41, has also been subjected to a restraining order, sexual harm prevention order and indefinite notification requirements. Liverpool Crown Court heard that the police received…

‘Those who give tickets to women are anti-Islamic’, says Gujarat…

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shazia Ilmi has come out with a strong reaction to the remarks made by Shahi Imam of Ahmedabad's Jama Masjid, Shabbir Ahmed Siddiqui where he objected to giving election tickets to Muslim women and added that this is "weakening" Islam, stoking a fresh controversy. Sharply…

Mira Rajput speaks about being labelled as ‘star wife’, says…

Mira Rajput, who is a content creator and married to Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor, has spoken about being labelled as a 'star wife' whenever she is talked about in media. Mira recently spoke on the subject while appearing as a guest alongside rapper Badshan on the first episode of 'Social…

SS Rajamouli’s RRR to get Oscar nomination in the Visual…

Directed by SS Rajamouli, RRR entered theatres on March 25, 2022. The film starred Ram Charan and Jr. NTR in lead roles while Bollywood stars Ajay Devgn and Alia Bhatt were seen portraying important cameos in it. Mounted on a great scale, the epic period action drama received a thunderous…

Pakistan’s former premier Imran Khan accuses Gen Bajwa of playing…

Pakistan's ousted prime minister Imran Khan has accused former army chief Gen (retd.) Qamar Javed Bajwa of playing "double game" against his government and said that he committed a "big mistake" by extending the tenure of a then military chief in 2019. Khan, the chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party,…

‘I found it unethical’: Filmmaker Sudipto Sen on Lapid’s ‘The…

Bengali filmmaker Sudipto Sen has finally opened up on 'The Kashmir Files' row at the 53rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI). In a conversation with ANI, the 'Lucknow Times' filmmaker, who was a part of the jury board at the IFFI, said he found it 'unethical' on the part…

Sikh woman shot dead in Canada’s Ontario province

A 21-year-old Canadian-Sikh woman has been shot dead, in an apparent "targeted" killing in Canada's Ontario province, according to the police. The victim, identified as Pawanpreet Kaur from Brampton, was fatally shot by an unidentified assailant on Saturday night in Mississauga city of Ontario province, according to a press release…

‘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…

Jewel-encrusted crown moved from Tower of London for King Charles

A jewel-encrusted crown kept in the Jewel House of the Tower of London has been removed to be re-sized ahead of King Charles III’s coronation next year. The St. Edward’s Crown, described as the “historic centrepiece” of the country’s Crown Jewels, has been removed from the world-famous tower to allow…

Sex offender Zulquarnain Rafique jailed for breaching court order 12 times

A convicted sex offender was jailed for 12 months for breaching his Sexual Harm Prevention Order (SHPO) 12 times as he used a website designed for teenagers, according to reports. Zulquarnain Rafique, 24, of Hill Top Drive, Rochdale, previously appeared before the court in March after admitting to attempting to…

‘There will be China Go Home campaign soon, and I…

Sri Lankan MP Shanakiyan Rasamanickam has warned that he will lead a "ChinaGoHome" campaign if the Chinese Embassy and its government do not work for the benefit of his countrymen and fail to restructure debts, according to local media. Tamil National Alliance (TNA) MP Rasamanickam has raised questions over the…

UK government could bring in military to ease strike action,…

The British government is looking at bringing in the military to help keep public services running if key workers, including in the state-run NHS, take strike action, the chairman of the governing Conservative Party said on Sunday (4). Britain is already grappling with industrial action in a range of sectors,…

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…

Bank of England’s Dhingra warns of deeper and longer recession…

Bank of England rate-setter Swati Dhingra on Saturday (3) said that higher interest rates could lead to a deeper and longer recession, adding there were few signs that demands for higher wages risked a wage-price spiral. While most of her colleagues backed a 75 basis-point hike to 3 per cent…

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…

Shepherd wins hearts with his dance moves on THIS popular…

A video of a shepherd dancing to the popular song “Peeche Barati Aage Band Baja” from the Bollywood film Hum Kisise Kum Nahin (2002) has taken the internet by storm. Thousands of people have seen the video ever since it was uploaded on Instagram by a handle that goes by…

Surprised Sharon Stone screams ‘Oh my God’ as she sees…

Sharon Stone is the latest Hollywood star to be enamoured by the charm and magic of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan. In a viral video, Stone can be seen looking at Khan with awe after spotting him right next to her at the Red Sea Fest in Saudi Arabia. As…

Hailey Bieber recently revealed she has ovarian cyst – Should…

Twenty-six-year-old Hailey Baldwin Bieber, model and wife of singer Justin Bieber recently revealed on her Instagram account that she has a large ovarian cyst. Posting a picture of herself with her shirt pulled up to reveal her stomach, the model wrote, "I have a cyst on my ovary, the size…

Duke of Gloucester pays visit to herald Queen Elizabeth’s School’s…

His Royal Highness (HRH) The Duke of Gloucester on Tuesday (29) visited Queen Elizabeth’s School or QE, Barnet, as the reigning Sunday Times State Secondary School of the Year prepares to celebrate its 450th anniversary in early 2023. While members of the school’s Combined Cadet Force (CCF) flanked the main…

Indian greenhouse-in-a-box startup Kheyti among the five winners of The…

Indian startup Kheyti, which provides ground-breaking yet simple farming solutions, has been named as one of the five winners of this year’s prestigious Earthshot Prize, an initiative of Prince William that rewards each winner with 1 million pounds. Kheyti, won in the category Protect and Restore Nature which offers a…

An e-tattoo on your palm can tell when you’re stressed…

When someone is anxious or excited, their hands often become damp, which can reveal a lot about their mental state. This response is used to assess emotional stress and support those who are struggling with mental health concerns, but the current technology is cumbersome, unreliable, and risks social stigma by…

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…

‘India is a part of me’: Google and Alphabet CEO…

“India is a part of me and I carry it with me wherever I go," Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai said, as he received the prestigious Padma Bhushan award from the Indian envoy to the US. Indian-American Pichai was awarded the Padma Bhushan for 2022 in the Trade and…

Darlington man locked up for 23 weeks for racially abusing…

A man who racially abused a teenage girl at her home and threatened to “cut up” her brother “into peace” has been locked up for 23 weeks. David Welsh, 43, who pleaded guilty to racially aggravated harassment is also subjected to a seven-year restraining order to stay away from the…

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…

Ms Marvel actor Mohan Kapur accused of sexually harassing a…

Actor Mohan Kapur, who was most recently seen in the well-received Disney+ series Ms Marvel as Yusuf Khan, father of Kamala AKA Ms Marvel, has been accused of sexually harassing a 15-year-old girl. The victim took to social media to share her distressing experience with Kapur. She also revealed that…

French cheesemaker Bel enters joint venture with Britannia; to acquire…

India's Britannia Industries Limited announced on Tuesday (29) that it has entered into a joint venture (JV) with French cheesemaker Bel to help consumers in the South Asian nation get nutritious and accessible cheese products. As per the agreement, Bel will acquire a 49 per cent stake in Britannia's wholly…

Subrang Arts helps Gujaratis in UK stay rooted to their…

MEMORY, belonging, culture, faith and identity are issues all individuals grapple with in life as they navigate through its various vicissitudes. These issues are not fixed but changeable and, depending on the context in which we live, we develop new affinities, new sensibilities, and new ways of relating to others.…

SS Rajamouli bags best director award at New York Film…

Filmmaker SS Rajamouli has bagged the best director award at the New York Film Critics Circle as his film "RRR" continues to make waves in the Western markets. The winners were announced by the New York Film Critics Circle (NYFCC) on Friday night on its social media platforms. The official…

What Is The Most Popular Disposable Vape Brand in the…

Several brands are providing the best disposable vapes to customers out there. You can find a vape device to overcome your nicotine craving. Most new vapers ask this question which brand is the best, and which vape device they should choose? There is no specific brand or device because the vaping…

Suffering from dark circles? Here are top 5 home remedies…

Dark circles under the eyes are a physical manifestation of bodily changes and changes the mind is going through. Due to our fast-paced lives, our sleep cycles get affected due to exposure to white light and unlimited screen time. We also don’t eat our meals properly and often grab food…

Trial of TikTok star Mahek Bukhari, mother over murder scrapped…

The trial of TikTok star Mahek Bukhari, her mother and six others for murder has been scrapped due to “ jury irregularity”.All defendants in the case would be tried again before a fresh jury next year, Justice Pushpinder Singh Saini said in a statement at Leicester Crown Court on Thursday.The…

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…

Tower Suites by Blue Orchid Hotels bags 2022 Tripadvisor Travellers’…

Tripadvisor on Friday (2) announced the Tower Suites hotel -- one of the Blue Orchid Hotels group -- as the 2022 Travellers’ Choice Award winner and one of the world’s best hotels, based on visitors' reviews. The award celebrates businesses that have received outstanding reviews from travellers around the globe…

Shah Rukh Khan’s Pathaan shot in 8 countries, reveals director…

Bollywood director Siddharth Anand on Friday revealed that his upcoming action thriller film 'Pathaan' was shot in 8 different countries to give the audience a visual spectacle. Siddharth said, "Locations always play a huge role in my films and they became even more important for Pathaan as we intended to…

Paresh Rawal draws flack over ‘Fish’ remark, issues apology for…

The Hera Pheri actor Paresh Rawal recently came under fire for a statement he made during an election rally in Gujarat. During his speech addressing the crowd, he said "Gas cylinders are expensive, but their price will come down. People will get employment too. But what will happen if Rohingya…

Shah Rukh Khan drops fresh details on his film Dunki:…

Shah Rukh Khan is set to take the silver screen by storm in 2023. The superstar has three high-profile films lined up for release next year, namely Pathaan, Jawan, and Dunki. All three films feature him in never-seen-before avatars. Khan recently called it a wrap on an extensive shooting schedule…

Rohit Shetty always fulfils my dream to do something different:…

Bollywood star Ranveer Singh on Friday praised his filmmaker-friend Rohit Shetty for offering him the opportunity to shine in diverse films, be it comedy or drama. After his successful outings with "Simmba" and "Sooryavanshi", Singh has once again collaborated with Shetty for the upcoming comedy "Cirkus". He said the movie…

‘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…

Suella Braverman’s reappointment as UK home secretary a dangerous precedent:…

The reappointment of Suella Braverman as the British home secretary by Prime Minister Rishi Sunak sets a “dangerous precedent” for how breaches of the ministerial code are dealt with, a cross-party parliamentary panel said in a report on Friday. Braverman, 42, had resigned from the Cabinet of former prime minister…

Funding worth £700k to address organ shortage, blood & stem…

As part of the UK government and NHS's commitment to tackle health inequalities for those in need of life-saving transplants or regular blood transfusions, funding worth £700,000 to address the shortage of organ, blood, and stem cell donors from Black, Asian and mixed ethnic backgrounds has been announced. In a…

Buckinghamshire child dies from Strep A infection as toll in…

A primary school child in Buckinghamshire died of Strep A as the total number of fatalities from the bacterial infection in the UK has gone up to four.Muhammad Ibrahim Ali, 4, died on November 14, following a cardiac arrest, his family confirmed, saying “nothing will replace” the loss.Ali’s grieving mother…

St John Ambulance trustee Mohan Mansigani honoured at Buckingham Palace

Finance trustee at St John Ambulance, Mohan Mansigani, has received his Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire from HRH The Princess Royal – the charity’s Commandant-in-Chief (Youth) – during an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday, November 30. St John Ambulance is England’s leading first…

Salman Khan’s ex-girlfriend Somy Ali calls him a ‘chauvinistic pig’:…

Salman Khan's ex-girlfriend Somy Ali has targeted the Bollywood superstar with a slew of fresh allegations. The Pakistani-American actress and Khan reportedly dated each other for about a decade between 1991-1999. In her now-deleted Instagram post, Ali called Khan a sexual predator and ‘Harvey Weinstein of Bollywood.’ For those not…

Ukraine toymaker Ugears returns to work amid Russia’s massive aggression

Imagine running a small business with missiles and mortars raining down around your company's headquarters and manufacturing facility, while shock troops move in to occupy your town, slaughtering defenders and civilians alike. That was the situation where Ugears, a reputed Ukrainian toymaker, found itself earlier this year when Russia attacked…

Dangerous TikTok’s mouth-taping trend for weight loss can suffocate you!

Despite warnings from health experts, the latest TikTok trend of mouth-taping has become extremely popular on the social media platform where millions of users have posted about their experiences. While some videos have as many as 500,000 likes, the tag ‘mouth taping’ has been viewed more than 43 million times,…

Labour comfortably beat Sunak’s Conservatives to retain parliamentary seat

Britain's opposition Labour Party retained a parliamentary seat in the northwest of England on Friday, comfortably winning the vote in the first electoral test for Rishi Sunak as prime minister. Labour candidate Samantha Dixon won the City of Chester constituency, securing 61% of the vote, compared to 22% for the…

Former UK Chancellor Javid to quit at next election

Former UK Chancellor and Conservative Party leadership candidate Sajid Javid will not stand for re-election at the next national election, he said on Friday. Javid is the most high-profile lawmaker in the governing party so far to say he will not stand for re-election, with a handful of other politicians…

Legendary Indian vocalist Bombay Jayashri to make rare visit to…

In March 2023, Milap is set to present one of India’s most celebrated and undisputed stars of classical music, Bombay Jayashri, as she returns to England for the first time in over a decade to perform two very special shows of Carnatic compositions and improvisations. Having performed her first concert in 1982,…

Ethnic minorities of Belfast face racism, isolation: Research

Many ethnic minority residents of Belfast including Asians have continued to experience “racism, isolation and poverty” impacting their social and personal life, new research has revealed. Researchers, who interviewed more than 100 people from black, Asian, minority ethnic and Traveller communities, found there were inequalities across education, work and access…

Salford’s international drug conspirator and firearms supplier jailed for 18…

A drug conspirator and firearms supplier from Salford who moved thousands of pounds of dirty money across the world has been jailed for 18 years. Sidaquet Sadiq who used the encrypted communications network EncroChat to trade in cocaine and heroin was also involved in the purchase and supply of firearms…

Rishi Sunak says racism must be confronted after Buckingham Palace…

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said on Thursday that racism must be confronted "whenever we see it", as he touched on his own experiences dealing with racial discrimination and bigotry. His comments come the day after a fresh racism row hit the royal household, with a senior staff member resigning for…

It was exhausting: Kartik Aaryan on living and creating Freddy

Bollywood star Kartik Aaryan says venturing into the physical and mental space of the titular character in his latest release "Freddy" was a "tiring and taxing" process. Directed by Shashanka Ghosh, "Freddy" is billed as an edge-of-the-seat thriller with unusual twists, turns and chaos of emotions. In a departure from…

Canadian TikTok star Megha Thakur dies ‘suddenly and unexpectedly’ at…

Popular Canadian TikTok star Megha Thakur died 'suddenly and unexpectedly' in the early hours on November 24, her family has confirmed online. The 21-year-old, who gained 93,000 followers after promoting body confidence on the platform, passed away just days after posting a TikTok video of herself walking in New York…

Driver charged with killing Indian student in pickup truck-cycle collision…

Toronto police have arrested the driver of a pickup truck who was responsible for the death of a 20-year-old Indian national in Canada after the truck collided with a student's cycle on a pedestrian crosswalk last month. The 60-year-old driver was charged with callous driving and violating traffic rules, the…

Modi’s home state Gujarat votes, seen as easy mid-term test…

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state of Gujarat began voting on Thursday with his party expected to win a seventh straight term, but any unexpected slip could herald a tighter contest in national polls due by 2024. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has not lost in the western industrial…

Dating a ‘man-child’ can affect women’s sex drive – Study…

It was revealed in March this year, that women in the UK do 70 more minutes of housework every day than men. The women apparently spend an average of two hours and 49 minutes cleaning, cooking, doing laundry, and the dishes. However, according to research based on data from 200,000…

Gurinder Chadha to direct Disney’s original musical film

"Bend It Like Beckham" filmmaker Gurinder Chadha is set to direct a Disney musical feature, inspired by a dynamic princess from Indian history. According to entertainment news outlet Deadline, the filmmaker will co-write the script with Paul Mayeda, who earlier worked with Chadha on her 2017 directorial "Viceroy's House". The…

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:…

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan reveals she’s attracted to ‘personality’ rather than gender:…

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, who shot to global fame with the worldwide success of Mindy Kaling’s Netflix show Never Have I Ever, has revealed that she is attracted to personalities rather than genders when it comes to dating. “I am very much so a personality type of person. If you get that…

Things Sagrada Familia & Other Barcelona Attractions Has To Offer

Barcelona is a popular European destination. Barcelona is a vibrant city full of world-class cuisine, bars and clubs, as well as tourists. Although its roots date back to the Roman Empire and the Middle Ages, Barcelona became the economic and political heart of the Western Mediterranean. You'll find signs in…

Osama Bin Laden tested chemical weapons on my dogs, claims…

One of the sons of slain al-Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden has claimed that his father was training him to follow in his footsteps, making him fire guns as a child in Afghanistan and using his dogs to test chemical weapons. In an interview with ‘The Sun’ newspaper while on…

India, UK scientists develop ‘smart contact lens’ to detect eye…

An international team of scientists from India and the UK have developed a pioneering “smart contact lens” to test for eye infections in a quick, non-invasive way, according to a British university involved with the project. The University of Sheffield along with University of Bradford and the LV Prasad Eye…

Top Ayurvedic remedies to fight hair loss

With the stressful and fast-paced lives, we lead nowadays, the thinning of hair is a common complaint amongst both men and women. Hair thinning ultimately leads to hair loss. According to Ayurveda, an imbalance in your doshas can cause hair thinning or a receding hairline in men and women -…

‘Love Actually’ director feels ‘uncomfortable and a bit stupid’ about…

Writer-director Richard Curtis has admitted that the lack of diversity in his 2003 film Love Actually makes him feel “uncomfortable and a bit stupid”. For a special programme to celebrate 20 years since the release of the much-loved Christmas-themed romantic comedy film, the cast sat down with ABC News anchor…

Two Bradford men jailed for peddling drugs

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Victim of London’s fatal stabbing identified as Omar Abdullah

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Navendu Mishra MP marks Bhopal gas tragedy anniversary in Parliament

British Indian MP Navendu Mishra has tabled a motion in the UK Parliament to mark the 38th anniversary of the Bhopal gas tragedy which is considered one of the world’s worst industrial disasters. Mishra, the Labour MP for Stockport in northern England and chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group…

Ayushmann Khurrana: Holding out for An Action Hero

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How Dharmendra made the Hindi film hero sexier

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How the Good Bad Girl is winning hearts

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Rahul Sharma: Passionate about culture and stories

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‘The Kashmir Files’ is a vulgar propaganda movie. I can…

Offering a "total apology" if his remarks on "The Kashmir Files" had been misinterpreted, Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid has said his aim was not to insult the Kashmiri Pandit community or those who had suffered. Lapid, who was the international jury chair at the recent International Film Festival of India…

Style Notes with Neelam – Festive style

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Maitreyi Ramakrishnan on becoming a role model for young South…

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The Rainbow Diet: Here’s how each colour benefits your health

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East London man who posted his girlfriend’s nude photos online…

An East London man who stalked his girlfriend and posted her nude photos online has pleaded guilty to harassment. Anhar Hussain, 33, who has been remanded in custody, will be sentenced on December 19. Snaresbrook Crown Court heard that his relationship with the woman which began in 2020 soured the…

Woman threatened by Met police officer in road rage incident 

A Metropolitan Police officer has been found guilty of threatening a woman driver in a road rage incident in Wandsworth. Trainee detective constable Ajitpal Lotay appeared at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Wednesday (30). The officer, who is attached to the south east command unit, has been found guilty of a…

England make history in Pakistan, become first team to score…

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Police appeal for help to find Zaara Amjad, 17, missing…

The West Yorkshire Police on Monday (28) issued an appeal to help trace Zaara Amjad, 17, who was missing from her home in Huddersfield. According to police, she was reported missing from her home earlier on Monday. She was last seen in Huddersfield wearing a black hooded top, black trousers…

Jameela Jamil shares she was a ‘human test subject’ before…

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Indian home minister Amit Shah meets Mahant Swami Maharaj in…

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Top lawyer says sacked royal aide Lady Susan Hussey asked…

An eminent solicitor with Pakistani ancestry has said Lady Susan Hussey enquired him about his heritage at a Buckingham event where Ngozi Fulani, the UK-born founder of a charity, was repeatedly quizzed about her origins. Lady Hussey, who had served the late Queen Elizabeth for six decades as a lady-in-waiting,…

Rotherham: Hospital promises independent investigation into death of boy, 5;…

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Shocking! Toxic metal in beauty cream causes partial blindness in…

A mom from Minnesota has gone partially blind after being exposed to mercury, a toxic metal found in the skin-lightening creams which she had been using, The Daily Mail reports. This disclosure closely follows the massive recall of tens of thousands of stainless-steel sippy cups and baby bottles over the…

India: Independent candidate fighting Gujarat elections wants allowance for all…

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Would have felt hurt if Pandya or DK hit me…

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

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Dev Patel signs with American talent agency CAA

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India will resume work in at least 20 stalled projects…

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Shah Rukh Khan announces Saudi Arabia schedule wrap of ‘Dunki’…

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has finished shooting the Saudi Arabia schedule of his film 'Dunki'. On Wednesday, SRK took to Instagram and dropped a video announcing the schedule wrap. In the clip, SRK expressed his gratitude towards the Saudi Arabia Ministry of Culture. He also thanked the film's team for…

Indian software giant TCS bags contract to build UK government’s…

IT major Tata Consultancy Services on Wednesday said that it has bagged a deal from Rail Delivery Group to design, develop, implement, and operate the UK's Rail Data Marketplace. The contract between TCS and RDG (Rail Data Marketplace) is for a term of six years including an extension term opportunity.…

Watch: Moment gunman extradited from Pakistan is nabbed on UK plane…

A gunman who killed a Digbeth businessman in a botched robbery in 2016 now faces life in jail. Tahir Zarif, 31, was convicted on Wednesday (30) for murdering Akhtar Javeed, 56, six years ago. Zarif was arrested by the British police in 2020 on UK plane after being extradited from…

Fashioning dreams into a stylish reality

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Brightsun Travel launches digital advent calendar competition

Brightsun Travel has launched this year's digital advent calendar contest to celebrate travel partnerships. The travel-themed competition offers a chance to win a different prize every day from the 1 December to Christmas Eve. There are fun quizzes or videos so participants can brush up on their airline knowledge and…

Preet Singh: The high of writing a joke and delivering…

The fast-growing British Asian comedy scene continues to add exciting new voices such as Preet Singh to the stand-up circuit. The naturally gifted funny man has been making audiences laugh with his unique brand of humour and recently joined other comedians on The Indians Are Coming show, currently touring the…

Violinist Jyotsna Srikanth performs at Kings Place

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Shefali Sharma: Creating moving characters

Acclaimed Indian actress Shefali Sharma has consistently delivered compelling performances, ever since she made her debut with drama serial Bani – Ishq Da Kalma in 2013. This year she headlined recently concluded ZEE TV serial Sanjog and delighted audiences with her dynamic role of a devoted mother. The versatile actress is…

EXCLUSIVE: “My thoughts are, ‘Oh my God, I’ve got to…

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There is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to studying, as learning is a process. So, technically, how long it takes to become a UI/UX designer depends on their academic and professional background. For example, an individual from a design background can upgrade their skills in user research, user testing, etc.…

How to use Instagram for Business?

Are you a business owner looking for ways to grow your brand? If so, consider using Instagram. Instagram offers several benefits that can help businesses of all sizes grow their reach and boost their bottom line. This post will explore some significant benefits of using Instagram for business. We'll also…

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Is there anything you would like to try in terms of sex but you haven’t met an open minded and experienced woman yet? If so, then lots of gorgeous Milton Keynes escorts will please you to the maximum. Milton Keynes escorts offer the best services Sweet and friendly sexy escorts…

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Nowadays, plenty of men worldwide dream about getting a Japanese bride. Nowadays, lots of websites help with it. Still, choosing the right platform may be pretty difficult, so we recommend taking a look at some reviews before choosing a platform. For example, at 99brides.com, you can take a look at…

Malaika Arora and Arjun Kapoor blast publication for fake pregnancy…

Arjun Kapoor and Malaika Arora are one of the most popular couples in the tinsel town of Bollywood. Ever since making their relationship Instagram official, the duo keeps sharing moments from their personal life on social media. They are also the favorites of various entertainment portals that keep churning out…

Cold temperatures and constipation — is there a link?

Health experts state that constipation is an extremely common gastrointestinal problem which can become more agonizing, especially during the winter months. This is because many people experience slow metabolism brought on by inactivity, thus making it difficult to pass their bowels regularly. Apparently, constipation occurs due to a person’s dietary…

Work in curry house best training: Rishi Sunak

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has shared memories of his time doing shifts at an Indian food restaurant in Southampton in his student days as the “best training” he had for the top job. In a video message to the annual Curry Awards in London celebrating South Asian cuisine across…

Prince William’s godmother resigns from Buckingham Palace duties amid racism…

The godmother of Britain’s Prince William on Wednesday (30) resigned from her honorary duties at Buckingham Palace following controversial remarks made to a black British charity worker at an event that were perceived as racist. Lady Susan Hussey, 83, who had been an aide to the late Queen Elizabeth II…

It’s time for black or Asian person to run British…

Channel 4 News presenter Krishnan Guru-Murthy has called for diversity among top executives in media houses and suggested it was time for a black or Asian person to run a British television channel. He said Jewish people had been well-represented at the top levels but it was not the case…

Cardiff’s New Theatre changes La Bayadère ballet following protest from…

One of the principal theatres in Cardiff, Wales, has announced changes to a ballet over 'culturally insensitive' content following protest from a Hindu leader, according to reports. The New Theatre in Cardiff has said that the production company behind La Bayadère ballet will find an alternative piece to open their…

What is the right way to get vitamin D from…

Made from the cholesterol in our skin, vitamin D is produced when the body is exposed to sunlight. According to health experts, this unique vitamin which is essential for bone and joint health also helps to boost immunity. We are all aware of the fact that the body needs adequate…

James McAvoy ‘shocked and dismayed’ by ‘racial abuse’ of co-stars…

X-Men star James McAvoy has revealed that during a two-week run of the West End play “Cyrano de Bergerac” in his hometown Glasglow earlier this year, his female co-stars were “racially abused” on a daily basis. The Scottish actor was left ‘scunnered’ after most of the women of colour dealt…

Royal aide steps down after racist comments: Buckingham Palace

A member of the British royal family's household has left her role after making "unacceptable and deeply regrettable" comments about race and nationality to a woman at a grand reception at Buckingham Palace, a spokesperson said on Wednesday (30). Ngozi Fulani, who was born in Britain and works for a…

Are Your Demat Account Fees High? Tips To Reduce Them

The number of Demat accounts rose to 10.4 crores in October 2022, 41 per cent higher than the previous year, owing to the attractive returns generated by the stock markets. Although Demat accounts facilitate investing, they carry a price tag. The charges are low, considering the flexibility to place trades…

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…

Teenage activist delivers impactful address on climate change in House…

A 17-year-old activist from Leicester hogged the limelight in the House of Commons with his gripping address to Youth Parliament recently. Dev Sharma who was among 250 youngsters from across the UK invited to debate topics related to health in the chamber, spoke from the Despatch Box calling for action…

‘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…

King Charles to inaugurate new gurdwara in eastern England

London, Nov 30 (PTI) Britain’s King Charles III is expected to officially open a new gurdwara and learn about its work within the local community during his first tour as monarch of the eastern England region of Bedfordshire. According to local media reports, the 74-year-old will inaugurate the Guru Nanak…

Do you use paper clips or toothpicks to remove ear…

A survey comprising 1, 400 people conducted by the Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID) has found that two-thirds of those suffering from ear wax were told that the removal of ear wax services was no longer available on the NHS. Therefore, as many GPs are no longer offering…

Man arrested in Gloucestershire over drowning of 27 migrants in…

Britain’s National Crime Agency (NCA) has arrested a man over the deaths of 27 migrants who drowned attempting to cross the English Channel in a dinghy more than a year ago. Harem Ahmed Abwbaker, who is believed to have played a key role in organising the fatal trip on November…

Neil Basu terms Braverman’s comment on migrants ‘horrific’

Britain’s former counter-terrorism head Neil Basu has criticised home secretary Suella Braverman’s “inexplicable” and “horrific” comments on migrants, drawing a parallel between her remarks and the ‘rivers of blood’ speech. “I find some of the commentary coming out of the Home Office inexplicable,” the most senior British Asian police officer…

Mistakes at the UK COVID testing lab may have led…

England's government agency responsible for responding to public health emergencies said mistakes at a testing laboratory led to misreporting of tens of thousands of positive COVID-19 cases as negative and may have resulted in the deaths of about 20 people. Britain has one of the highest coronavirus death tolls in…

England’s Stokes to donate match fees from Pakistan series to…

England captain Ben Stokes will donate his match fees from their three-test series against hosts Pakistan to help the victims of devastating floods in the country, the 31-year-old said in a statement on Monday. Millions of people in Pakistan have had their lives affected by severe flooding in recent months,…

Hindu group to march for Adani port project in India…

A Hindu group close to India's ruling party will on Wednesday march in support of a $900 million port project by the Adani Group which has been stalled by Christian protesters, as tensions rise after clashes in which 80 people were injured. Construction work at the project in Vizhinjam, in…

Pakistan tour a terrific opportunity for Rehan Ahmed says McCullum

England coach Brendon McCullum said Rehan Ahmed has a fantastic opportunity to showcase his talent on the three-test series in Pakistan and has no doubts the 18-year-old has the confidence and ability to overcome the challenges he will face on tour. All-rounder Ahmed has featured in only three first-class matches…

Alzheimer’s Society hails ‘game-changing’ results for lecanemab drug

Alzheimer's Society and professor Sir John Hardy on Wednesday (30) hailed 'game-changing' results for Alzheimer's drug lecanemab which can slow cognitive decline in patients. Preliminary data from a trial of lecanemab was released in September and found it slowed cognitive decline by 27 per cent across an 18-month period. The…

Virus hits England camp before the first test against Pakistan

England's preparation for the opening test against Pakistan has been thrown into disarray by a virus sweeping through the camp, and senior batsman Joe Root said they were doing their best to prepare for the match in Rawalpindi beginning on Thursday. Skipper Ben Stokes is among several England players who…

Meghan faced death threats as a royal: Neil Basu

The UK's most senior police officer of colour has said the duchess of Sussex faced "disgusting" threats to her life during her time in the royal family. Neil Basu said that as head of counter-terrorism, he had to deal with credible threats from far-right extremists against Meghan Markle and her…

Guyana president will be chief guest for Pravasi Bharatiya Divas…

The 17th edition Pravasi Bharatiya Divas convention will be held from January 8 to 10 next year in Indore, Madhya Pradesh with the theme 'Diaspora: Reliable Partners for India's Progress in Amrit Kaal'. Guyana president Mohamed Irfaan Ali will be the chief guest for the event. The convention celebrates the…

Neena Gupta on rising divorce cases: ‘Today young girls are…

Seasoned Bollywood actress Neena Gupta, who can be currently seen in Sooraj Barjatya’s Uunchai (2022), has always led her life on her own terms and conditions. She singlehandedly raised her daughter Masaba Gupta who is now one of the leading fashion designers in the industry. For those not in the…

Lapid made grave mistake, hope he apologies: Israeli director Dan…

Veteran Israeli filmmaker Dan Wolman says it was "improper" for his colleague and friend Nadav Lapid to express his personal opinion about "The Kashmir Files" at the closing ceremony of the 53rd International Film Festival of India. Lapid, who served as the chairperson of IFFI's international jury, termed "The Kashmir…

Probe launched after Raveena Tandon’s tiger video goes viral

Actress Raveen Tandon has invited some trouble by posting a video on social media! Raveena, who was recently enjoying the lush green flora and fauna of Satpura Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh, posted a video on her social media handle, where she could be seen in close proximity to a…

Kriti Sanon clears air on dating Prabhas, calls rumours ‘baseless’

Social media has been abuzz with rumours of Kriti Sanon planning to tie the knot with South superstar Prabhas. While many were speculating that there was an iota of truth in the rumours, Kriti cleared the air by saying that the rumours are baseless. On Tuesday night, Kriti took to…

Top 9 Bathroom Suite Tips to Help You Choose the…

Thinking about overhauling your bathroom? Now is the ideal time to switch out that tired old suite with something sleeker, newer and more modern. Whether you’re looking for a sleek minimalist vibe or something a little more ostentatious, there’s a bathroom suite out there for everybody. But when it comes…

Everything About Prabhdyal Singh Sodhi Dementia Specialist in the United…

Prabhdyal Singh Sodhi is a dementia care specialist in the United Kingdom. He is a former director at Abbey Healthcare and is famous as Prabhi Sodhi, Praby Sodhi, and Prabhy Sodhi. Prabhdyal Singh Sodhi says that many people are affected by mental problems which severely affect their lives. For families,…

Investors’ Perspectives on the Post-Brexit UK Tech-startup Climate

Investors are keeping an eye out for obvious signs to persuade them to spend their working capital on a potential business due to the increase in startup enterprises over recent years. This is particularly true for the UK market, where the government has launched creative initiatives to boost virtual commerce…

Green apples vs Red apples: Which one is more nutritious…

Known for their nutrition and taste, apples are rich in antioxidants, flavonoids, pectin, and quercetin that help to protect the cells in the body from oxidative damage. This fruit is also particularly good for the heart, liver, and bowels, and is an easy and delicious snack to eat on the…

‘Nowadays I see two guys afraid to even put their…

It has been months since RRR (2022) released in theatres followed by a grand premiere on Netflix, but the film is still grabbing headlines all across the world. Visionary filmmaker SS Rajamouli is presently in the US, launching an Oscar campaign and asking voters to consider his epic period action…

Dr Ranj Singh slams British Curry Awards for ‘racist joke’

NHS doctor and TV presenter Ranj Singh took exception to a 'racist' joke at the British Curry Awards delivered by a 'white guest presenter'. He quoted the host as saying on Monday night: “Why has India never won the World Cup? Because every time they get a corner, they build…

Kajol shares advice she gives to daughter Nysa for getting…

Bollywood star Kajol, who is gearing up for the release of her upcoming film Salaam Venky, recently shared how she reacts to online trolls who attack her 19-year-old daughter Nysa Devgan. “I feel trolling has become a very strange part of social media. It has become 75 percent. If you…

Did you know juices and syrups should always be stored…

Ayurveda expert, Dr Vara Yanamandra, recently wrote on Instagram, “Long before modern food storage solutions like fridges even existed, Ayurvedic sages had described how we can store food to keep it fresh.” She adds, in Ayurveda, “specific utensils need to be used to store leftover food” to prevent it from…

Ramsgate: Driver charged for killing pregnant mum and her dad…

A jury at Canterbury Crown Court on Monday (28) heard that a driver who killed a pregnant mum and her father returned to the scene to retrieve drugs from his car. Nitesh Bissendary, 30, from Manston, is on trial at the court for allegedly killing Yoram Hirshfeld, 81, and Noga…

Prabhas proposes to Kriti Sanon, engagement on cards post the…

Speculations are rife that superstar Prabhas, who rose to global fame after the thunderous success of SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali: The Beginning (2015) and Baahubali: The Conclusion (2017), is dating Bollywood actress Kriti Sanon. Rumours about them being in a committed relationship have been doing the rounds for several months, but…

Father pays tribute to ‘dedicated and selfless’ Dr Vaishnavi Kumar…

The father of a junior doctor has paid tribute to his 'dedicated and selfless' daughter who took her own life due to 'work stresses and a family bereavement', according to reports. Dr Ravi Kumar told Birmingham Coroner's Court on Monday (28) that his daughter Dr Vaishnavi Kumar, 35, felt the…

Christian population in England and Wales falls below 50% for…

Less than half of people in England and Wales identified themselves as Christian for the first time, while the share of Muslims and Hindus in the population rose, Census 2021 data released on Tuesday showed. According to the figures, 46.2 per cent (27.5 million people) described themselves as “Christian” in…

‘Close your eyes if you can’t see truth’: Anupam Kher…

Veteran actor Anupam Kher, who played the protagonist in the blockbuster 'The Kashmir Files', which documents the alleged genocide and exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from the Valley, on Tuesday spoke up on the raging controversy over International Film Festival of India (IFFI) jury head and Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid's statement…

Nearly a fifth of Brits feel ‘embarrassed’ due to eyesight…

A poll carried out by OnePoll.com comprising 2,000 adults has discovered that a fifth (18%) of Brits find themselves in embarrassing situations due to their bad eyesight. While 10% have supposedly been self-conscious about holding a book at arm’s length to read the text on a page, an embarrassed 13%…

Netizens call Mira Nair’s Mississippi Masala the hottest film to…

Mira Nair’s 1991 romantic drama Mississippi Masala has created quite a ripple on social media more than 30 years after hitting theatres. Starring Sarita Choudhry as Mira in her first film role as the rebellious daughter of fiercely proud Indian immigrants living in Greenwood, Mississippi, and Denzel Washington as heartbroken…

Diphtheria infections rise in Britain: All you need to know…

According to health officials, compared to a single case of diphtheria in 2020, there have now been 50 confirmed cases of the disease discovered in migrants in the UK since the start of 2022. The 50 cases of this disease this year is a significant increase from last year, as…

Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh UK observes Parliament week

The Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh (HSS) UK has hosted activities in 44 shakhas (branches) across the country as part of the UK Parliament week observations for the sixth year, a statement said. UK Parliament week, which takes place in November, targets to involve the entire young population, including members of the…

England and Wales more ethnically mixed; nearly one in 10…

England and Wales' population has become more diverse now than a decade ago, with almost one in every 10 people identifying themselves as having Asian ethnicity, Census 2021 has revealed. According to the figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) on Tuesday, the share of Asian, Asian British…

Couple who ran drugs enterprise and lived lavish lifestyle jailed

A Greater Manchester couple who ran a Class A drug line in Rochdale and lived a “luxurious lifestyle” with the proceeds have been jailed. Rashid Hussain of Rochdale and his partner Szenm Asghar of Bury were both found guilty of possessing criminal property and supply of drugs including heroin and…

Lt Gen Asim Munir takes command as Pakistan’s 17th Army…

Pakistan army General Asim Munir on Tuesday (29) took over the command from outgoing Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa. Marking an end to his six-year tenure as the most powerful person in the country, Bajwa passed the baton of command to Lt Gen Munir at a…

Gut microbes disturbed by COVID-19 infection, antibiotics: Research

Acute infection upsets a healthy balance between good and bad microbes in the gut, especially with antibiotic treatment, according to Rutgers scientists who examined the impact of the virus that causes COVID-19 on patients' microbiomes, the collection of microorganisms that live in and on the human body. The research could…

WHO to use ‘mpox’ instead of monkeypox to avoid racist…

The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced that it will now begin to use a new preferred term "mpox" as a synonym for monkeypox. Following a series of consultations with global experts on using a preferred term for the disease, the WHO said in an official statement that both names…

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…

Indian-origin businessman’s store attacked in New Zealand

A store owned by an Indian-origin businessman was attacked by a group of young armed robbers in New Zealand and they held a knife to a worker's neck during the horrifying incident, a media report said, days after a shopkeeper of Indian descent was killed during an alleged robbery. The…

Vivek Agnihotri and Anupam Kher react to Israeli filmmaker Nadav…

A day after Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid termed his film a "propaganda", "The Kashmir Files" director Vivek Agnihotri in a cryptic social media post said truth is the most dangerous thing as it can make people lie. Agnihotri's reaction comes after veteran actor Anupam Kher, who starred in "The Kashmir…

Fundraising star Milan Kumar meets Rishi Sunak for Christmas tree…

Award-winning fundraising star Milan Paul Kumar, 10, from Bolton, Greater Manchester, has met prime minister Rishi Sunak for the Christmas tree lights switch on event at 10 Downing Street on Monday (28). Points of Light winner Kumar has received a personal invitation from Sunak. The prime minister also welcomed Ukrainians…

Called Kher to apologise for Nadav Lapid’s remark on The…

The debate over "The Kashmir Files" will strengthen relations between India and Israel, Israel's Consul General to Midwest India Kobbi Shoshani said on Tuesday while distancing himself and the state from filmmaker Nadav Lapid's remarks on the film. Shoshani, who shared the dais with actor Anupam Kher at a press…

Riz Ahmed to executive produce live-action short Moshari

Academy Award-winning actor Riz Ahmed is set to executive produce a live-action short film, titled Moshari. Directed by self-taught filmmaker Nuhash Humayun, the film explores climate change in Bangladesh, which has caused both personal and global tragedies. It also has Jordan Peele attached as executive producer. Ahmed, who won an…

Prime Minister Sunak says UK’s ‘golden era’ with China is…

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said on Monday that the so-called "golden era" of relations with China was over, saying Beijing's systemic challenge to Britain's interests and values was growing more acute. In his first major foreign policy speech, Sunak said Britain's approach to China needed to evolve and Beijing…

Multilingual street champions to give advice on winter vaccination

Multilingual street champions will be present in the streets of London over the next few weeks to give free advice and information about Covid-19 and flu vaccinations, a statement said. The NHS, Department of Health and Social Care and UK Health Security Agency are working with local communities to share…

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…

Shocking! Roast dinner can contain up to 230,000 microplastics

A roast dinner is a staple of the British menu and especially during the Christmas season. But shockingly, a study by Portsmouth University scientists and ITV’s Good Morning Britain (GMB) has discovered that a plate of a roast dinner can contain more than 230,000 microplastics, the Mirror reports. Microplastics refer…

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…

‘It’s tough to ignore me,’ says Kartik Aaryan as some…

There is no denying the fact that Kartik Aaryan has emerged as one of the most bankable Bollywood stars over the past few years. In a time when several established actors are having a tough time at the box office, his films have been performing extremely well at the ticket…

Issa brothers win appeal to set up service station in…

Blackburn's billionaire Issa brothers have won an appeal that will now allow them to set up a service station at the end of the M65 in Colne. Their property arm Monte Blackburn Limited had proposed to establish the facility off Whitewalls Drive. But Pendle Council’s planning committee last year rejected…

Hot water bottles can cause second and third-degree burns, experts…

With the temperatures dropping and heating bills increasing this winter, in the UK, many people may rely on the hot water bottle to keep warm. However, a doctor has issued an urgent warning regarding injuries that can be caused due to this warming appliance. Though hot water bottles are an…

Nepali migrant workers recall dark days in Qatar as FIFA…

As the FIFA World Cup has started, Nepali workers who were involved in construction work in Qatar have recalled their experience of working in the Middle Eastern nation. Hari Bahadur Shrestha watched the football match between Costa Rica and Japan which was being held in Qatar, a country where he…

Envoy Doraiswami discusses key UK-India issues at Conservative Friends of…

The Conservative Friends of India (CF India) on Thursday (24) hosted an exclusive roundtable session for the UK's Conservative MPs with the Indian high commissioner to London, His Excellency Vikram Doraiswami. Over 25 parliamentarians, including former ministers Dr Liam Fox, Ranil Jayawardena, Vicky Ford, Greg Clarke and regular supporters such…

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…

Would love to collaborate with Indian talent, says ‘Fauda’ co-creator…

Lior Raz, the co-creator of the critically-acclaimed Israeli series "Fauda", says he is looking forward to visiting India again and teaming up with Indian artists. He was speaking at the Asia premiere of the fourth season of "Fauda", which was showcased in Panaji, Goa on Sunday evening as part of…

Amitabh Bachchan shares pics of book-shaped bench at his home…

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Monday said a stone bench in the shape of the popular book of poetry "Madhushala", penned by his late father and celebrated poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan, was installed here at his residence Jalsa. The 80-year-old actor took to his personal blog, where he shared several pictures…

Watch: Indian professor calls student by terrorist’s name; suspended

A professor of a private university in the southern state of Karnataka has been suspended after a video of him calling a Muslim student by a terrorist's name went viral on social media. The student and the professor of the Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT)  at Manipal in Udupi district…

Malala urges UK to ‘step forward more boldly’ to support…

Nobel Peace Prize-winning activist Malala Yousafzai has fervently urged the UK government to “step forward more boldly” to support girls’ education and gender equality in Afghanistan. At the Action for Afghanistan rally in central London on Sunday, she accused world leader of going “silent” over the gender discrimination in the…

Varun Dhawan calls his Bhediya co-star Kriti Sanon ‘The Golden…

The leading lady of Bollywood, Kriti Sanon is currently enjoying the release of her film Bhediya. As the film is collecting great reviews, the actress is also receiving amazing responses for her character. While everyone is truly impressed with Kriti's back-to-back blockbusters, her Bhediya co-star Varun Dhawan also took the…

Jameela Jamil expresses interest in joining Star Wars and John…

Jameela Jamil has proven her acting prowess time and again and the past few years have especially been terrific for her as she got to play pivotal parts in several big-ticket ventures, including Marvel Studios’ hit Disney+ series She-Hulk: Attorney at Law. The actress made her MCU debut as the…

Potatoes can help you lose weight! Yes, you read it…

Over the years, potatoes have acquired a reputation for being a fattening food, and nutritionists and health experts have always advised people trying to lose weight and those with diabetes to avoid this food to prevent health issues. However, according to a new study eating potatoes can help promote weight…

Performers across age enthrall audience at The Bhavan’s Hindustani music…

The Bhavan's resident Hindustani vocal teacher Chandrima Mishra presented her students in a dazzling display of talent over the last weekend of November (26-27). In a two-day Hindustani music festival conceived and organised by Mishra, the audience were treated to solos, duets, and group performances by her students. [caption id="attachment_210689"…

Barclays CEO CS Venkatakrishnan to undergo cancer treatment but will…

British bank Barclays on Monday (28) said that its chief executive officer CS Venkatakrishnan would be undergoing treatment for non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a type of cancer, and that would mean it would work from home for some time. According to a Reuters report, Venkatakrishnan, who was born in India, said in…

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…

More than 50 Tory MPs urge Sunak to amend modern…

Conservative backbenchers have urged Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to make changes to modern slavery laws to enable the UK to send back “bogus” asylum seekers to their home countries easily.More than 50 Tory MPs including former minister David Davis and 1922 committee chair Graham Brady have written to Sunak saying…

PM Deuba’s ruling Nepali Congress emerges single largest party in…

The ruling Nepali Congress led by Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba on Sunday maintained its lead as the single largest party by winning 53 seats in the parliamentary polls held to end the prolonged political instability that has plagued the Himalayan nation. Elections to the House of Representatives (HoR) and…

Ranveer Singh unveils ‘Cirkus’ teaser, official trailer to be out…

Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh, on Monday, unveiled the teaser of his much-awaited period comedy film 'Cirkus'. Taking to Instagram, Ranveer shared the teaser which he captioned, "Welcome to our world! Trailer coming out on 2nd December! #CirkusThisChristmas." In the video, Ranveer and actor Varun Sharma could be seen in retro…

Nottinghamshire girl Aleesha Gadhia, 8, bags Rushcliffe Council’s Young Person…

Eight-year-old Indian-origin girl Aleesha Gadhia won the Rushcliffe Council's Young Person of the Year 2022 Award at an event in Rushcliffe Arena on Thursday (24). Nominated by the Lady Mayor of Rushcliffe, Aleesha, who is from West Bridgford in Nottinghamshire, works on raising awareness to tackle climate change and save…

Pakistan Army’s decision to remain apolitical will protect it from…

A day ahead of his retirement, Pakistan's Army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that his decision to keep the military establishment "apolitical" will protect it "from the vagaries of politics" in the coup-prone country. Gen Bajwa, 61, will retire on November 29 after a three-year extension. Pakistan has…

Two Indian students drown in US lake

In a tragic incident, two Indian students from the southern state of Telangana drowned in the Lake of the Ozarks in the US state of Missouri during the Thanksgiving weekend, according to police. The victims were identified as 24-year-old Uthej Kunta, and 25-year-old Shiva Kelligari by the Missouri State Highway…

Globally one in eight people today are migrants: WHO

Globally one in eight or over one billion people today are migrants with 281 million international migrants and many million individuals who are stateless, according to World Health Organization (WHO). Climate change, rising inequality, conflicts, trade, and population growth are accelerating these trends, WHO said in a statement. The health…

Need to get away from films on taboo subjects, says…

After attaining critical and commercial success with more than half a dozen taboo and issue-based films, Bollywood star Ayushmann Khurrana says he needs to break away from the genre. Right from his 2012 acting debut "Vicky Donor" to films like "Dum Laga Ke Haisha", "Shubh Mangal Saavdhan", "Badhaai Ho" and…

China to launch three astronauts for its space station; unveils…

China will be sending a three-person crew to its under-construction space station on Tuesday, and also announced plans for a manned mission to the Moon amid intensifying competition with the US. The Shenzhou-15 crewed spaceship will be launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in northwest China, the China Manned…

Mandela helped me meet and sing with my idol Miriam…

Veteran Indian singer Usha Uthup on Sunday recalled how the late former President Nelson Mandela once helped her meet and sing with her idol, legendary South African singer Miriam Makeba. Uthup was on a whirlwind tour of just two performances - at Durban on Saturday night and at Johannesburg on…

‘Baba’s fans would call me the next Irrfan Khan’: Babil…

Babil Khan, the son of late actor Irrfan Khan, is set to follow in his father’s footsteps as he gears up to make his acting debut with Netflix’s upcoming film Qala. Talking to an Indian publication, the 20-year-old debutant said that he felt overwhelmed as people expected him to fill…

Yohani on trend of remaking old songs: ‘It’s a good…

Singer Yohani needs no introduction. She exploded onto the music scene when her Sri Lankan song ‘Manike Mage Hithe’ broke several records of listenership and emerged as a global chartbuster. The song currently boasts of more than 200 million views on YouTube and counting. The success story of the song…

Iran authorities bar Iranian filmmaker from coming to India for…

Iranian authorities have barred filmmaker Reza Dormishian from visiting the International Film Festival of India in Goa, where 'A Minor,' a movie he produced, was scheduled to play in the competition. According to Variety, he is the most recent representative of Iranian cinema to face sanctions from the Iranian regime…

Couples can drive health benefits from sleeping apart, say experts

While the idea of sleeping in separate bedrooms was once reserved for couples in sexless marriages and soon-to-be-divorced couples, apparently this trend is now becoming a more attractive option for plenty of couples in healthy, happy, relationships. Recently, a tweet that went viral has sparked an intense debate over whether…

G20 presidency big opportunity for India, must utilise it for…

As India readies to assume the presidency of the "powerful" G20, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the country should focus on global good during its term and asserted that it has solutions to the challenges related to peace, unity, environment and sustainable development. India will officially assume the…

Ex-climate chief Alok Sharma backs bid to overturn ban on…

Former cabinet minister Alok Sharma has joined a growing number of Conservative MPs calling for an end to the moratorium on onshore wind farms in England.Sharma, who led the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow last year, has backed an amendment to the Levelling UP bill to reverse the ban…

‘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…

Are you drinking too much water? 3 signs to look…

Drinking eight glasses of water a day is usually recommended by health experts. However, according to a recent study that was published by the University of Aberdeen the intake of two litres of water really doesn’t match the body’s needs and, in some situations, may be too high, thereby causing…

London transport network blocks Qatar ads over LGBTQ laws

London's transport system is not allowing advertising that "portrays Qatar as a desirable destination" or encourages people to attend the World Cup, under a 2019 policy response to LGBTQ laws there. The stance by Transport for London (TfL) has reportedly angered Doha during its hosting of the football tournament, with…

Kartik Aaryan reveals he got ‘disturbing nights’ playing murderer dentist…

Kartik Aaryan, who is still basking in the thunderous success of his last release Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 (2022), is set to play a grey character for the first time in his career in his forthcoming film Freddy. The much-anticipated film sees the actor in the role of a murderous dentist.…

Action in Shah Rukh Khan’s Pathaan choreographed by action director…

When the makers of the upcoming Bollywood film Pathaan unveiled its teaser on superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s birthday, it garnered a crazy response from fans. The Siddharth Anand directorial marks Khan’s return to the silver screen after a huge gap of four years and his fans are waiting for the…

Ayushmann Khurrana opens up on ‘boycott culture’ against Bollywood

After delivering eye-catching and powerful performances across comedy, thriller and family genres, actor Ayushmann Khurrana's next release is a high-octane action flick titled 'An Action Hero'. The 38-year-old actor is busy with the promotions of his next along with its director Anirudh Iyer. Following promotions for their upcoming flick, the…

‘Didn’t expect this from you’: Prakash Raj condemns Akshay Kumar…

South actor Prakash Raj, on Friday, confronted actor Akshay Kumar for calling out Richa Chadha over her comment about the 2020 Galwan clash, in which several Indian Army soldiers died. Taking to Twitter, Prakash Raj reacted to Akshay's tweet and wrote, "Didn't expect this from you @akshaykumar..having said that @RichaChadha…

‘New Barca fan is born’: Barcelona congratulate new B-town parents…

Spanish football club Barcelona, on Friday, congratulated the new B-town parents, Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt on the arrival of their daughter Raha. Taking to Twitter, FC Barcelona shared a picture which they captioned, "Congratulations, @aliaa08 & Ranbir Kapoor!! A new Barca fan is born. We can't wait to meet…

Sarah Hussain’s death: Inquest seeks to establish whether Bury shop…

A pre-inquest review at Rochdale Coroners’ Court on Friday (25) heard that officers will seek to establish whether Sarah Hussain, 31, was unlawfully killed after suffering severe burns outside her house in Bury last year. Lisa Judge, an assistant coroner, told the court that she was awaiting the Bury Community…

Nobody should go through what I have gone through: Mumbai…

Moshe Holtzberg, the Israeli child who was just two years old when he lost his parents in the 2008 Mumbai attack, has called upon the international community to look for ways to counter terror so that “nobody has to go through what he has gone through”. ‘Baby Moshe’, the youngest…

Union ‘sceptical’ of reforms in institutionally misogynist and racist London…

The union representing UK firefighters said Saturday it was "sceptical" London Fire Brigade (LFB) leaders would implement reforms after an independent review concluded the service was institutionally misogynistic and racist. The LFB has promised a "zero tolerance approach to discrimination, harassment and bullying" and accepted around two dozen recommendations from…

SS Rajamouli reveals if he has been approached by Kevin…

It has been more than half a year since its release, but filmmaker SS Rajamouli’s RRR (2022) still continues to dominate headlines. In addition to doing terrific business on home turf, the film has done exceedingly well overseas. Over the past few months, a number of artists from Hollywood have…

Vikram Gokhale passes away at 77: A look back at…

Veteran actor Vikram Gokhale, who passed away in Pune's Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital on Saturday at the age of 77, was a film, television and stage artiste, known for his roles in Marathi theatre and Hindi movies and shows. He had been on a ventilator support system for some time before…

India in talks with German authorities to reunite baby in…

India's Ministry of External Affairs, on Friday, regarding the Indian baby in foster care in Germany, said that the government has been intervening and engaging with the German authorities on the matter for over a year, since September 2021. “The Government of India has been intervening and engaging with the…

PM Sunak’s daughter Anoushka remembers India roots at Kuchidpudi dance…

She might not be born in India like her entrepreneur mother but Anoushka Sunak, the younger daughter of British prime minister Rishi Sunak and Akshata Murty, has a strong feeling for the country of her ancestors. The nine-year-old, who performed Kuchipudi, a major Indian classical dance form, along with many…

Taliban’s treatment of women may be a crime against humanity:…

The Taliban's treatment of Afghan women and girls, including their exclusion from parks and gyms as well as schools and universities, may amount to a crime against humanity, a group of U.N. experts said on Friday. The assessment by the U.N. Special Rapporteur on Afghanistan Richard Bennett and nine other…

Setback for steel baron Lakshmi Mittal’s brother Pramod Mittal as…

The younger brother of steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal had his deal with creditors – under which he agreed to pay 0.2% of his total debts of more than $2 billion – overturned in a London court on Friday. Pramod Mittal was declared bankrupt in June 2020 over an approximately $170…

18-year-old Rehan Ahmed a ‘very rare talent’, says Ben Stokes

England captain Ben Stokes has said that 18-year-old Rehan Ahmed, who has been called up to England's December test squad to face Pakistan, is a "very rare talent". He would become England's youngest-ever men's test player should he play for his country in Rawalpindi, Multan or Karachi. All-rounder Ahmed has…

If India does not come for Asia Cup, Pakistan will…

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ramiz Raja has said that if India chooses to opt-out of the Asia Cup which will be held in Pakistan next year, then Pakistan will also not travel to India to take part in the 2023 50-over World Cup. Earlier in October, BCCI secretary Jay…

October 23 will always be special: Virat Kohli reminisces on…

Reminiscing on his instant classic match-winning knock against Pakistan in his side's ICC T20 World Cup campaign opener, star Indian batter Virat Kohli said the day will always be special in his heart and he had "never felt energy like that in a cricket game before." Virat took to social…

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…

How To Plan Your Corporate Retreat

Whether you're an employer planning a corporate retreat for your employees or a volunteer who is organizing one for your church, there are many things you can do to make it successful. The first thing you should do is to determine the goals of the retreat and set out an…

Woman with down syndrome loses legal challenge to abortion law…

Media reports inform that under the current legislation for England, Wales, and Scotland, there is a 24-week time limit for having an abortion, however, the law allows up until birth if "there is a substantial risk that if the child were born it would suffer from such physical or mental…

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…

Braverman announces £15m funding for women victims of violence 

UK home secretary Suella Braverman on Friday (25) allocated £15 million funding to tackle violence against women and girls, a statement said. Out of the total allocation, £8.4m is being awarded to fund specialist support services for the most vulnerable. According to the statement, majority of the money will go…

Restrictions on number of overseas students may push UK universities…

Restrictions on the number of foreign students arriving in the UK could push its universities towards collapse, the government’s Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) said as official figures showed a surge in net immigration. According to Office for National Statistics (ONS) data released on Thursday, net migration into the UK went…

Ultra Low Emission Zone expanded London-wide in anti-pollution drive

The UK capital’s Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) targeting the most polluting vehicles with a daily surcharge will be expanded London-wide from August 2023 as part of measures to clamp down on air pollution, the Mayor of London announced on Friday (25). Sadiq Khan claimed the move will mean five…

Sharing ‘deepfakes’, explicit images online to be outlawed in UK

Under a planned amendment to the UK’s new Online Safety Bill, people who share so-called “deepfakes”—explicit images or videos which have been manipulated to look like someone without their consent—will be among those to be specifically criminalised for the first time and face potential time behind bars. The UK government…

Revisiting ‘Enough’ campaign to safely help abuse victims on International…

The United Nation's International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, which falls on Friday (25), coincides with the second phase of the UK government's 'Enough' campaign that speaks out against violence against women and encourages people to take simple steps to safely take action when they witness various…

Avnish Goyal: ‘Mataji instilled values of unity in us from…

“Wake up, time to do the paper round!” It was 6am, I was 11 years old, and my mother was tugging at our heavy duvets to get me and my siblings up at this unholy hour of the morning. The family had just bought a newsagents shop in Romford, Essex…

Murder accused Rekan Karwan driving TikTok star Mahek Bukhari’s car…

The man who was driving TikTok star Mahek Bukhari's Audi TT which killed two men admitted being behind the wheel just before the start of the trial, the jury heard. Rekan Karwan was behind the wheel of the car when the fatal crash happened which killed Saqib Hussain and Mohammed…

‘They are a dated ODI team’: Michael Vaughan takes a…

The hosts trumped India by seven wickets. New Zealand chased down the target of 306 set by India with 2.5 overs to spare in the first ODI of three-match series at Eden Park in Auckland on Friday. The marathon chase was powered the stunning century from Tom Latham and the…

Experts list ‘camel flu’ among eight disease threat during the…

Around 5,000 fans from England and Wales are believed to be travelling to Qatar to attend the group stages of the FIFA World Cup – but this is just a fraction of the 1.2 million supporters who are expected to visit Qatar for the celebrated event. Thus, there is apprehension…

Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover to cut production due to…

India’s Tata Motors-owned Jaguar Land Rover will cut the production of lower-end vehicles in its UK facilities early next year as the carmaker prioritises high-margin products amid the global shortage of semiconductors. Parts of its Solihull factory where lower-price Range Rover Velar and the Jaguar F-Pace are produced will move…

Parminder Nagra to return to screens for a second series…

Parminder Nagra, best known for portraying Jess Bhamra in Gurinder Chadha’s Bend It Like Beckham (2002) and Dr. Neela Rasgotra in the NBC medical drama series ER, is set to return to headline the second series of her hugely popular and thought-provoking crime drama DI Ray. Parminder stars in the…

Anupam Kher, Kay Kay Menon criticise Richa Chadha’s ‘Galwan says…

Actors Anupam Kher, Kay Kay Menon and Ranvir Shorey are the latest cine personalities to criticise Richa Chadha over her comment on the 2020 deadly Galwan Valley clash. Chadha, in her now deleted tweet, had written "Galwan says hi" in response to the Northern Army Commander Lt General Upendra Dwivedi’s…

Fast food can lead to inflammation and pain even in…

We are all aware that fast food is high in calories and low in nutrition. While eating a fast-food meal occasionally will not cause any harm – eating this food often could affect almost all parts of your body. A study has suggested that eating junk food can cause aches…

Asylum seeker gets 18 months suspended sentence for stalking and…

An Asylum seeker has been sentenced for stalking and burglary after he terrified his victim by repeatedly calling her and threatening to burn down her house, according to a report. The Stoke-on-Trent Crown Court heard that Noor Muhammed, 22, of Corporation Street, Stoke, became infatuated with a woman and even…

Amitabh Bachchan’s name, photo, and voice cannot be used without…

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s name, photo, voice or any other attributes cannot be used without his permission, the Delhi High Court directed on Friday. The court said that the plaintiff, who is a well-known personality and is represented in various advertisements, is “aggrieved by the defendants using his celebrity status…

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak much more liked than UK governing…

One month on since Rishi Sunak took charge as Britain’s first Indian-origin Prime Minister, indications on Friday are that his popularity with the UK electorate remains on stronger ground than that of the governing Conservative Party. The 42-year-old former chancellor had pitched himself as a steady hand to steer the…

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…

Vikram Gokhale’s health showing ‘steady improvement,’ likely to be off…

Veteran actor Vikram Gokhale, who has been hospitalised for the last few days, is now showing slow but steady improvement, following which he will likely be off the ventilator support in 48 hours. PRO Shirish Yadgikar, Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital, updated about the veteran actor's condition. "Actor Vikram Gokhle's health is…

Kantara star Rishabh Shetty says he believes in concept of…

Rishabh Shetty has been on a roll ever since his film 'Kantara' was declared superhit. On Thursday, Rishabh attended an interactive session at the 53rd International Film Festival of India. From talking about 'Kantara' success to how he entered into film industry and the concept of pan-Indian films, the actor-director…

From ‘Raha’ to ‘Aadiya’, here are the meanings of celebrity…

Indian celebrities stand out when it comes to naming their newborns. Trust them to come up with some really unique and meaningful names for their young ones. Going by their social media, celebrity couples with newly born babies like Ranbir-Alia or Bipasha-Karan seem to be beaming with joy. However, it…

Smethwick brothers who run 24-hour drugs network jailed

Two brothers from Smethwick who ran a 24-hour County Lines drugs network in Stoke-on-Trent have been jailed. Mohammed Awais Khan and Mohammed Luqman Khan showed off their ill-gotten wealth by posting photos of designer watches, luxury cars and bundles of cash. Awais, 27, who called himself 'Snowman 24' for his…

Three Gwent Police officers suspended over racist message claims

Gwent Police suspended three officers after a watchdog launched an independent investigation into claims of sharing offensive messages. The probe by the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) follows the revelation last week of the alleged racist, misogynistic and homophobic messages on the phone of the deceased police officer Ricky…

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…

‘Tired and fed up’: UK nurses driven to join other…

"We're tired. We're fed up. We need a pay rise now to make a living," said Ameera, a senior nurse in a London hospital who is going on strike. Dates for the nursing's first strike in 106 years were announced on Friday, as union leaders and health workers blamed overwork,…

Former British pilots hired to help China understand how western…

China has recruited more than 30 former British military pilots including those who have flown sophisticated fighter jets. UK's Defence Ministry said that they are being recruited to train pilots of the Chinese Army. Chinese plans to counter the West and in the worst-case scenario, of a conflict, say over…

Eight glasses of water a day may be too excessive…

This week doctors claimed that Kung fu legend Bruce Lee may have died from drinking too much water, a condition called hyponatraemia, which according to experts is an inability of the kidneys to excrete excess water. The martial arts star was 32 when he died in 1973. In view of…

Committed to working with Pak leadership: US over naming of…

After Lieutenant General Asim Munir was named as the next Pakistan army chief, the United States on Friday reaffirmed its commitment to work with Pakistan's elected leaders and its military leadership. "The U.S. Mission offers its congratulations to new Chief of Army Staff designate Lt Gen Asim Munir and new…

Indian with $1 million bounty on his head for murdering…

The Delhi Police on Friday arrested a person accused of killing an Australian woman in Queensland in 2018. The Australian Police had offered 1 million Australian dollars to exchange information about the accused Rajwinder Singh who killed Toyah Cordingley in 2018. Accused Rajwinder Singh was arrested after a joint operation…

UK restricts Chinese cameras in government buildings over security fears

The British government on Thursday told its departments to stop installing Chinese-linked surveillance cameras at sensitive buildings, citing security risks. The decision comes after a review of "current and future possible security risks associated with the installation of visual surveillance systems on the government estate," cabinet office minister Oliver Dowden…

Pakistani actor Saba Qamar bags an award at Indian film…

Well-known Pakistani actress Saba Qamar has impressed fans beyond borders with her craft. She has once again garnered international recognition for her impeccable performance in the critically acclaimed film Kamli (2022). The award ceremony took place in the Indian city of Chandigarh where a number of Pakistani stars were awarded…

Sania Mirza drops yet another cryptic post on social media…

Tennis star Sania Mirza shared yet another cryptic post on social media on Friday amid recent rumours of her marriage with former Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik going through turbulent times. Her post is about learning to “give yourself a break” when the “heart at its heaviest”. “You are human, made…

Getting your winter vaccines in pregnancy is just as important…

Pregnant women are eligible for both free flu and Covid-19 booster vaccine this winter. Pregnancy can be an exciting, yet vulnerable time for any woman, but Covid-19 fears and isolation have added an extra strain. It feels like it is all behind us now, but viruses like Covid-19 and flu…

Indo-British artist Saloni on her latest bilingual single ‘Chali Mein’:…

Based in the UK, Indo-British artist Saloni Boyina is charting her own path with her unique music style. After receiving a great response for her previous release Legacy, which is the first English and Telugu original of the UK, she has now come up with her new song, titled Chali…

Millennials turning to puppy yoga to find balance in their…

Research shows that being around dogs can reduce the stress hormone, cortisol. Some also believe that just looking at a puppy is enough to elicit a shot of dopamine, a brain chemical that influences feelings and moods. This is probably why millennials who are stressed are turning to puppy yoga…

Sadiq Khan urges government to increase benefits and provide free…

London mayor Sadiq Khan on Thursday (24) urged the government to immediately increase benefits and provide free school meals to all primary schoolchildren to help Londoners through the winter. During his visit to London’s Community Kitchen in Harrow, Khan said that the spiralling cost of living is leaving the most…

Tributes pour in for Bradford boy killed in Pakistan

Tributes have poured in for the 14-year-old Bradford boy reportedly shot dead while holidaying in Pakistan.His family and their neighbours in Manningham have been struggling to come to terms with the tragic death of Adil Khan who was buried in Pakistan over the weekend.They recalled how the schoolboy with “beautiful…

Pakistan floods: High time South Asia come together to combat…

The devastating floods that affected lives and economy in the South Asian nation of Pakistan this year have rung the warning bells across the globe. Environmentalists and conservationists have raised serious concerns over the deadly disaster that has killed nearly 1,700 people and displaced almost eight million people. The extreme…

Dietician reveals 10 reasons you’re not losing weight

Ever wondered why you’re not losing your desired amount of weight despite dieting and working out? According to Leanne Ward, a dietician from Brisbane – your weekends are probably to blame. According to the expert, consistency is the single most important thing for weight loss, but unfortunately many people are…

Zayn Malik shares sweet childhood photo as he appeals to…

British singer Zayn Malik has appealed to help feed needy families as he promoted sales of a clothing range by sharing a photo from his school days in Bradford. The former One Direction star posted a black and white photograph from his time at Lower Fields Primary Academy on Instagram.…

Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor name their baby girl ‘Raha’…

Alia Bhatt has finally revealed her baby girl's name. Alia and Ranbir, who were blessed with the joy of parenthood on November 6, have named their little angel 'Raha'. Alia took to Instagram to share a photo of herself and Ranbir holding the newborn with a small football jersey hanging…

Musical version of Mira Nair’s Monsoon Wedding premieres in Doha

The musical version of acclaimed filmmaker Mira Nair’s 2001 hit comedy-drama Monsoon Wedding premiered in Doha as part of Qatar Creates’ cultural programme for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and beyond. Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad Al-Thani of Qatar Creates Events, which is presenting the show, had earlier said,…

Indians overtake Chinese as largest group of foreign students in…

Indian students have for the first time overtaken Chinese as the largest group of foreign students studying in the UK with a massive 273 per cent hike in visas granted over the past few years, according to the country’s official immigration statistics released on Thursday (24). The UK Home Office…

England World Cup fans banned from wearing crusader costumes in…

Qatar has banned England fans dressed as Saint George from entering World Cup stadiums, considering fears over "weapons and armour", a media report said. The Sun Online said officials confirmed that anything deemed "weapons and body protection" is banned. They also cited the ban on any items considered as "political,…

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When it comes to hair removal, especially down there, you can never quite achieve your desired results. This is because it is harder to remove hair around the bikini area than the rest of the body as the skin is a little more sensitive in this area, said Dr Jinah…

Asian Business Awards honour over a dozen business personalities; pay…

AN industrialist whose business encompasses textiles, fertilizers and PET resin, a hotelier who advocates for London and an accomplished healthcare entrepreneur were among top winners at the Asian Business Awards in London last night (23). Indorama’s Sri Prakash Lohia; Tony Matharu; and LycaHealth’s Prema Subaskaran were recognised for their high…

Govinda Naam Mera like my debut film, big test for…

Ahead of the release of "Govinda Naam Mera", Bollywood star Vicky Kaushal says he feels like a debutant all over again as the upcoming film is a "very new" world he tried to inhabit as a performer. As someone who has aced emotionally intense roles right from his 2015 debut…

Qatar has conveyed no invitation extended to fugitive Zakir Naik…

Qatar has conveyed that no invitation was extended to Indian fugitive Zakir Naik to attend the FIFA World Cup and his being wanted in India has been raised with Qatar government. "The issue of Zakir Naik being wanted has been raised with Qatar. Qatar has told India that no invitation…

Pakistani actress Sajal Aly expresses her desire to have a…

Actress Sajal Aly needs no introduction. She is one of the leading actresses in Pakistani who has proved her mettle in both films and television. The actress has also starred in a Bollywood film. She played the character of legendary actress Sridevi’s daughter in the former’s last film Mom (2017).…

Leicester cops appeal for help to trace 44-year-old man; family…

Police have appealed to the public for help in their hunt for a man named Mohamed Shafiq Ali Mohamed who reportedly went missing from Highfields in Leicester on November 8. LeicestershireLive reported that the 44-year-old Mohamed was spotted in areas around East Park Road in Spinney Hills and St Matthews,…

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…

Seven former home secretaries urge Rishi Sunak to speed up…

Seven former home secretaries in UK on Thursday (24) urged prime minister Rishi Sunak to implement Martyn’s Law, a critical anti-terror reform, without delay. Named after Manchester Arena victim Martyn Hett, the Martyn’s Law requires public places like pubs to take basic security steps like training and evacuation plans. Plans…

Looking Forward to the Ladbrokes Christmas Festival

The Ladbrokes Christmas Festival is a worthy present for any of us who enjoy National Hunt racing. With twelve top-quality races spread over Boxing day and the 27th of December, there's little else we'd rather be doing than watching the action. Kempton Park is the host of the festival and…

Biggest ever UK fraud operation busts phone scammers who targeted…

UK police on Thursday said their biggest ever counter-fraud operation had disrupted an international criminal network targeting hundreds of thousands of victims in millions of spam phone calls. The Metropolitan Police spearheaded the 18-month global probe into the iSpoof.cc website, working with Europol, the FBI and other law enforcement agencies…

Shamima Begum would be hanged if sent to Bangladesh, court…

Shamima Begum, who left the UK to join ISIS in Syria about seven years, would face capital punishment if she were to return to Bangladesh, the country of her origin, a court heard. Born in east London to Bangladeshi immigrants, she travelled to Syria in 2015 when she was a…

Rehan Ahmed may become England’s youngest Test player

Leg-spinner Rehan Ahmed will become England's youngest men's Test cricketer if becomes part of the team’s playing XI against Pakistan in December.Ahmed, who has been added to the England squad for the three-Test series beginning on December 1, is aged 18 years and 103 days. If he gets the cap…

Pakistan used like ‘hired gun’ by US in war against…

Former premier Imran Khan has lamented that the US has been using Pakistan like a "hired gun" in the war against terror and America's ties with his country are "very undignified" as compared to a very "civilised relationship" with India. His comments came days after Khan signalled his readiness to…

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.…

Ameet Chana: ‘I’m focused on giving a voice and platform…

NOT enough of “our stories are being told and told correctly”, feels actor Ameet Chana, who is on a mission to offer voice to British south Asian artists by developing more authentic and relevant stories that portray “the real us”. Chana, best known for his roles in Bend It Like…

I was lost after the success of my first film…

Life is not a bed of roses, neither is it full of thorns - this pretty much sums up Bollywood diva Yami Gautam's acting journey over the past 10 years. Yami began her career in acting with a lead role in the daily soap Chand Ke Paar Chalo and further…

Rats ate over 1102 pounds of confiscated marijuana, says India…

The Uttar Pradesh's police in northeastern India in a report submitted to a special Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (1985) court stated that rats ate over 1102 pounds of confiscated marijuana stored in the warehouses of Shergarh and Highway police station. The statement by the police was made after…

Pakistan Army Chief admits military involvement in politics: Report

Pakistan's outgoing Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa confessed that the military establishment was involved in politics and said that the Army has decided to stop "interfering in politics," Dawn reported. While addressing the Defence and Martyrs Day ceremony in the capital Islamabad, the Army Chief said that armies around…

Priyanka Chopra reacts to conspiracy theory of her being a…

During her recent visit to India to promote her haircare brand, global icon Priyanka Chopra interacted with a lot of people from the press. She also appeared on a podcast with popular YouTuber and social media star Ranveer Allahbadia. During the conversation, the host told the Quantico star about an…

Football pundit Nadia Nadim learns about mother’s death during World…

Football pundit and former Manchester City player Nadia Nadim discovered the news of her mother's death while covering a World Cup match on Tuesday (22). Denmark international Nadim, who currently plays for American club Racing Louisville, was part of ITV's panel for the coverage of Denmark against Tunisia on Tuesday.…

TikTok tongue scraping trend can boost oral hygiene – Experts…

There are plenty of videos on TikTok that advocate fads claiming to boost health and many experts have warned that these are either unsafe or ineffective. However, according to dentists, one TikTok trend, known as tongue scraping, actually boosts oral hygiene, the Daily Mail informs. Tongue scaping involves using a…

Pakistan names Asim Munir as new chief of powerful army

Pakistan on Thursday (24) named Lieutenant-General Asim Munir as chief of its army, an organisation that plays an extraordinarily influential role in the governance of this nuclear-armed nation. Munir, who also headed both of Pakistan's powerful spy agencies, will take over from outgoing General Qamar Javed Bajwa, who retires later…

‘We will harness skills, talents of whole society’

THIS month we have marked Equal Pay Day, the day that the Fawcett Society calculates that women effectively stop earning relative to their male equivalents. This year, that day fell on November 20. It’s shocking that we still have to raise awareness of the gender pay gap, or that such…

‘That is only remedy left..’: Legal expert on fugitive Nirav…

The only remedy left for fugitive diamond businessman Nirav Modi to prevent his extradition to India is to seek permission to appeal against his order in the country's top court, a legal expert has said. Nirav Modi has reportedly filed an application in the High Court in London, seeking permission…

Richa Chadha apologizes after being trolled over ‘Galwan says hi’…

Bollywood actor Richa Chadha has issued an apology statement through a tweet after being slammed on social media for posting a tweet on the 2020 Galwan clash, in which several Indian Army soldiers died. Taking to Twitter, Richa wrote, "Even though it can never be my intention in the least,…

UK-India culture season is a chance to celebrate ‘living bridge’…

LAST week, I had the privilege of visiting India on behalf of the British Council, an experience which has prompted much reflection on the changing relationship between India and the UK. India, the world’s fifth biggest economy, is destined to be its most populous country – with a median age…

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…

Raahul: Taking the Jatin legacy forward

SINGING STAR FOLLOWS FAMOUS FATHER’S FOOTSTEPS His father being one half of the iconic Jatin-Lalit composing duo, who once ruled Bollywood with hit tracks like Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai and Mohabbatein, hasn’t stopped Raahul Jatin from making his own musical mark. The rising star is fast…

My Playlist – Rupi Dhillon

Former actress and singer Rupi Dhillon recently made a welcome return after an 18-year sabbatical with new song Love Struck. The Midlands-based owner of the popular Rupi’s Hair & Skin Care Centre reconnected with her first love of music, after raising her family and making a name as a successful…

Time for Bollywood stars to act their age

HOW OLD ACTORS HANGING ON TOO LONG ARE HARMING HINDI FILMS Seeing once popular Bollywood actors desperately trying to cling on to their youth is not only tragic but also destroys previous good work they have done and prevents new talent from emerging. When an elderly Dev Anand was still…

Neelu Kohli: Acting is my blood, passion and oxygen

Actress talks about her interesting journey A distinguished acting career has seen Neelu Kohli make an impressive mark on television with impactful roles in popular drama serials that include Ghar Set Hai, Yeh Jhuki Jhuki Si Nazar, Choti Sarrdaarni, Madhubala – Ek Ishq Ek Junoon and Na Bole Tum Na…

Classical Indian concert by Pooja Angra

LIVE PERFORMANCE BOLLYWOOD VOICE OF LEGENDS EXTRAVAGANZA When: Friday November 25 Where: Tyne Theatre & Opera House, 109-113 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4AG What: British singer Navin Kundra headlines a high energy production with a full live band, where he performs everything from all-time Bollywood classics to western…

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…

Making the right love connections

DATING COACH CHRISTIANA MAXION DISCUSSES MATCHMAKING THE global success of hit Netflix series Indian Matchmaker has put the focus firmly back on getting an expert to help find that perfect life partner. Native New Yorker Christiana Maxion connected with that tradition of bringing people together and has become a leading…

Family court failures

A DEFENCE barrister told a judge that a woman was too unattractive for her abuser husband to want to rape her. The judge found it funny and laughed. This incident isn’t a made-up story or embellished; it happened to someone I know. This wasn’t even the most shocking incident in…

Different Costs You Have to Bear While Starting a Franchise…

In this modern world, many franchise businesses are getting started. People prefer starting a franchise business because there is no need to put much effort into making their business successful. These are already well-establish brands that do not need marketing. But, people willing to start a business are concerned about…

The Legend Of Maula Jatt: Fawad Khan starrer earns £7.53…

Starring Fawad Khan, Hamza Ali Abbasi, and Mahira Khan in prominent roles, the much-talked-about Pakistani film The Legend Of Maula Jatt has set the global box office on fire. The Bilal Lashari directorial, which hit the marquee on October 13, is still going pretty strong in several international territories and…

Janhvi Kapoor on being launched by Dharma Productions: ‘It’s added…

Star kids are the easiest target of trolls more often than not. At times children from showbiz families receive hate on social media for just their mere presence. And the amount of hate just shoots up if they are launched in the industry by a prestigious banner. In a recent…

Five Victorian diseases that are making a comeback

According to data obtained from the NHS, Victorian-era diseases are making a comeback, reports the Mirror. The ‘Victorian’ or ‘Dickensian’ diseases that are remarkedly on the rise include scarlet fever and malnutrition. Over the past few months, the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has reportedly revealed that scarlet fever and…

Shah Rukh Khan secretly shops for groceries at a supermarket…

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who recently celebrated his 57th birthday, is presently in Saudi Arabia where he is filming for the next schedule of his much-anticipated film Dunki, helmed by successful filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani. Khan was spotted by his fans at Jeddah Waterfront, and soon after, he was also…

One in five British Muslims depend on food banks due…

British Muslim households are struggling to pay bills due to the cost of living crisis and one in five Muslims have been depending on food banks since August last year, according to a study. The survey of 1, 568 Muslims by Muslim Census has revealed that 50 per cent of…

Gen Bajwa says Pak Army’s patience to ongoing smear campaign…

Just days before his retirement, Pakistan Army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday (23) warned that the army's patience to the ongoing smear campaign against it may not be unlimited and asked all political leaders to set aside their ego, learn from past mistakes and move forward. He also…

Sunak: People of Scotland want us to focus on challenges…

Prime minister Rishi Sunak said on Wednesday (23) that he respected the decision by the UK's top court on Scotland's referendum vote, adding that the Scottish people wanted the government to focus on the major challenges ahead. Asked about the Supreme Court ruling, Sunak said: "I think that the people…

Felt need to reinvent myself after hitting 60: Anupam Kher…

Veteran actor Anupam Kher is one fit actor! Even though he's in his 60s, he's regular at the gym, and going by his social media posts, it looks like he doesn't ever miss his workout! The Padma Bhushan awardee, known for "reinventing" himself on screen, is also aiming to "reinvent"…

Salman Khan’s niece Alizeh Agnihotri to make her Bollywood debut…

Bollywood actor Salman Khan's niece Alizeh Agnihotri is all set to mark her Bollywood debut with national award-winning filmmaker Soumendra Padhi's next film. Alizeh began shooting for her debut film in 2022 and the film is all set to release in the year 2023. Padhi is known for his much-acclaimed…

Beauty scientist points out ‘five beauty red flags’ you must…

According to a Sydney-based beauty scientist Hannah English, there are five 'beauty red flags' all women are guilty of. Some of the things people shouldn’t be doing include using a loofah, mixing sunscreen with foundation and spraying perfume on their neck and chest – all of these are bad things…

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…

Sri Lanka President to convene all-party meet on Tamil minority…

Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe on Wednesday (23) said he will convene an all-party meeting next month to resolve the long held demand for political autonomy for the minority Tamils in the island nation. Addressing parliament, Wickremesinghe said he would call the meeting after December 11, when the parliament concludes…

Braverman denies responsibility for Manston crisis

UK home secretary Suella Braverman has blamed asylum seekers for dangerous overcrowding at a migrant processing centre in Kent and denied responsibility for the crisis. The British government was under pressure over conditions at the site at Manston in Kent, which is operating at more than double its capacity, with…

This London Chef aims to feed 5,000 nurses and raise…

With the cost of living crisis forcing the NHS nurses to visit food banks and take strike action, one young chef Niaz Caan, from London’s Brick Lane has taken it upon himself to bring a nutritious hot meal to weary hospital staff members this winter and to also appeal to…

Blow for Scottish nationalists as UK court rejects independence vote…

The UK's top court ruled on Wednesday (23) that the Scottish government cannot hold a second referendum on independence without approval from the British parliament, dealing a hammer blow to nationalists' hopes of holding a vote next year. In 2014, Scots rejected ending the more-than 300-year-old union with England by…

Priyanka Chopra: ‘I’ve had people wanting to jeopardise my career,…

Priyanka Chopra is a force to reckon with. The actress, who began her acting career right after winning the coveted Miss World crown in 2000, has proved her mettle not only in Bollywood but Hollywood also. The global icon was recently in India to promote her hair care brand. During…

CPR manikins mostly white, absence of Black or Asian dummies…

Thousands of people die of cardiac arrests in the UK and the US, every year. However, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training can help improve the odds of survival if someone suffers a cardiac arrest, which is a sudden loss of heart function. CPR can be used in emergency situations by bystanders…

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,…

Jameela Jamil on her role in Pitch Perfect: Bumper in…

Pitch Perfect: Bumper in Berlin, a spinoff of the film series Pitch Perfect, premieres on Peacock today November 23, 2022. The blockbuster series follows Bumper Allen, the film franchise's antagonist played by Adam Devine, who move to Germany to pursue a career in music when one of his songs becomes…

Fugitive diamantaire Jatin Mehta faces heat from London High Court

Diamantaire Jatin Mehta and his family continue to feel the heat of financial squeeze as the High Court in London has refused to discharge them from the Worldwide Freezing Order (WFO) for $932.5 million for now.Mehta, his wife Sonia and sons Vishal and Suraj have been accused of defrauding banks…

More flexible approach to immigration could bring electoral dividends for…

A more flexible approach to immigration could bring electoral dividends for the UK’s top political parties, a new analysis showed, belying the conventional wisdom that tougher border control policies help them win over voters.Research by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) suggests an open approach would attract many more…

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…

‘Ghoomer’ a unique story, not just another film on cricket:…

Describing "Ghoomer" as a unique cricket movie, filmmaker R Balki says his next directorial venture is his way of giving back to the sport. Known for films such as "Cheeni Kum", "Ki and Ka" and "Pad Man", Balki is directing and producing "Ghoomer". The movie features Shabana Azmi, Abhishek Bachchan,…

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…

Sri Lanka President Wickremesinghe rules out early elections, vows to…

Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe on Wednesday rejected the opposition's demand for early parliamentary elections and vowed to use the military to crush any future anti-government protests aimed at regime change. Wickremesinghe, 73, who took over as the President of Sri Lanka in July this year after then-president Gotabaya Rajapaksa…

Pain relievers may worsen arthritis inflammation, study finds

Taking certain anti-inflammatory pain relievers for osteoarthritis may worsen inflammation in the knee joint over time, according to a study. Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, affecting more than 500 million people worldwide. It occurs most frequently in the hands, hips and knees. In people with osteoarthritis, the…

COVID-19 may increase risk of stroke in children: Study

Children may be at increased risk of stroke after COVID-19 infection, according to a small study conducted in the US. The research, published this week in the journal Pediatric Neurology, reviewed medical charts and diagnosis codes to identify 16 hospital patients who had an ischemic stroke between March 2020 and…

British Indian singer Jaz Dhami launches fundraising for brother who…

British Indian singer Jaz Dhami started a fundraising appeal for brother who had been diagnosed with an aggressive brain cancer and was given just 'six months to live'. Dhami's brother Harvey has been diagnosed with Glioblastoma, an incurable and the most aggressive brain cancer, three months ago. "Harvey has a…

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.…

Fan found guilty of sending racist email to England manager…

An English soccer fan was found guilty on Monday (21) of sending an expletive-laden email, which included racist messages, to the national team's manager Gareth Southgate, prosecutors said. Brian Martin, 36, sent the message to Southgate after England lost a game to Hungary in Budapest in June this year. "The…

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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…

Why are live casinos a huge sensation in the online…

In the past few years, we have seen a huge surge in the popularity of live casinos. And while some people might be quick to write them off as a passing fad, the truth is that they are here to stay. So, what exactly is a live casino? In simple…

UK’s alcohol problem leading to increased strain on relationships

In the UK, the misuse of alcohol is estimated to cost the NHS £3.6 billion a year. Also, crime related to alcohol in England and Wales was estimated to cost society about £11.4 billion a year. At present, a report has suggested that an increasing number of relationships are breaking…

In a first, people from across the world to vote…

For the first time, people from across the world will vote to choose the Oxford Word of the Year 2022, Oxford Languages has announced. A team of expert lexicographers has narrowed down a long list of worthy contestants to a final choice of three words -- metaverse, #IStandWith, and goblin…

US: Layoffs hurt Indian workers amid 195-year wait for permanent…

Layoffs in the US technology sector have impacted the Indian community who are staying there on temporary visas more than any other foreign groups.Their problem has arisen due to backlogs in obtaining green cards or permanent residency in the country.Major companies have resorted to mass layoffs as soaring inflation is…

Four signs you may be heading toward burnout

Dr Julie Smith, a British psychologist with a private practice in Hampshire, with some 4.2 million followers on the popular social media app, TikTok has revealed four signs that you may be heading towards burnout, including physical and emotional exhaustion, the Daily Mail reports. The doctor who shares content on…

Asian-origin family claims NHS’ racial stereotyping caused senior member’s death:…

A grieving family has alleged that racial stereotyping by a hospital in London led to the death of one of its senior members, whose Hepatitis C remained undiagnosed for decades, Channel 4 News reported. Sultana Chowdhury, who had moved to the UK from Bangladesh in the late 1980s, was allegedly…

Man guilty of manslaughter after ‘accidentally shooting friend’ in Harlington

A man has been convicted of manslaughter after accidentally shooting and killing a friend on Halloween in Harlington. Chiragh Chiragh, 39, of Paulhan Road, Harrow, was convicted guilty of manslaughter and possession of a weapon with intent to endanger life by the Isleworth Crown Court last week. Mohamed Muhyidin, 28,…

Deepak Chopra joins Vikas Khanna’s documentary ‘Barefoot Empress’ as executive…

World-renowned speaker and author Dr Deepak Chopra has joined Vikas Khanna's award-winning short documentary 'Barefoot Empress'  as the executive producer. Directed by Khanna, a Michelin-starred chef and social impact filmmaker, and produced by Academy Award-nominated Doug Roland, the film talks about 96-year-old Karthyayani Amma as she realises her life-long dream…

India’s ruling party leader calls for FIFA World Cup boycott…

Following the invitation to controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik by Qatar to FIFA World Cup, India ruling party, Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Savio Rodrigues on Tuesday appealed to the government, Indian Football Associations and Indians travelling to the host nation to boycott the sporting event. Zakir Naik, who is an…

Indian wildlife biologist honoured with UN’s highest environmental award

Indian wildlife biologist Dr Purnima Devi Barman is among the honourees of this year's Champions of the Earth award, the UN's highest environmental honour, accorded for their transformative action to prevent, halt and reverse ecosystem degradation. Barman has been honoured with the UN Environment Programme’s (UNEP) 2022 Champions of the…

Pak lawyers move court for ban on ‘un-Islamic’ movie Joyland

A group of lawyers moved the Peshawar High Court on Monday to ban the movie Joyland and remove its trailers from social media, following which the court ordered the government, regulators, and filmmakers to respond to the petition, Dawn reported. The petition filed by the lawyers demanded a response from…

Messi says World Cup defeat to Saudi Arabia a ‘very…

Lionel Messi said Argentina's shock loss to Saudi Arabia was a "very heavy blow" but vowed the South American champions would bounce back from the defeat. "It's a very heavy blow, a defeat that hurts, but we must continue to have confidence in ourselves," Messi said after Argentina crashed to…

As Drishyam 2 sets box office on fire, Ajay Devgn…

Released on November 18, Ajay Devgn and Tabu-starrer Drishyam 2 has set the domestic box office in India on fire. The film, which is a sequel to the 2015 film Drishyam, performed well on its first Monday, hinting at a terrific run in days to come. The success of the…

The Londoner wins big at Europe hotel awards

The Londoner hotel owned by Edwardian Hotels has won big in the recently concluded Ahead Europe 2022 hotel awards. The Londoner won this year's Europe hotel award along with the best event spaces and hotel newbuild awards. "What an amazing evening ⭐️ #edwardianhotelslondon #thelondonerhotel won this years European Hotel of…

Sports nutritionist shares health tips followed by Fifa World Cup’s…

The 2022 Fifa World Cup has kicked off in Qatar and the UK team has brought with them their favourite health foods like Jaffa Cakes and baked beans to make themselves feel at home. The South Korean squad too has packed 200 kilos of the gut-healthy food, kimchi to the…

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…

Covert racism part of life for some at Unicef UK,…

An independent audit into the working of Unicef UK revealed that some people of colour at the charity regularly experienced covert racism.Covert racism and unconscious bias are “part of life” for some workers at the organisation, the review, proactively commissioned by it, said.Leadership specialist Full Colour, which conducted the audit…

Imran Khan ‘sold’ gold medal he received from India: Pak…

Pakistan's former prime minister Imran Khan "sold" a gold medal he received from India during his cricketing years, the country's defence minister Khawaja Asif has claimed. The 70-year-old cricketer-turned-politician is in the crosshairs these days for buying gifts, including an expensive Graff wristwatch he had received as prime minister at…

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…

‘I’m sure India will take it up’: Indian minister on…

Issuing his first response on Indian fugitive Zakir Naik's presence at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar, Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Hardeep Singh Puri on Tuesday (22) said India will raise this issue and decisive action will be taken as well. Puri's remarks came as Zakir Naik has…

‘Kajol’s family didn’t want her to pursue a career after…

Kajol was one of the reigning queens of Bollywood when she decided to tie the nuptial knot with Ajay Devgn in 1999. Though she did not quit acting after getting married, she did limit her work and was seen in only four films between 2000 and 2008. The actress returned…

Baahubali and RRR writer V Vijayendra Prasad at IFFI 2022:…

Renowned film-maker and screenwriter V Vijayendra Prasad, who is known for his projects like Baahubali, RRR, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, and Magadheera, was among the personalities from the Indian film industry who received honours during the 53rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI). In addition, he held a workshop on the margins…

West London man jailed for 28 years for shooting lover’s…

A west London man has been sentenced to 28 years in prison for the attempted murder of his lover’s wife.Firad Muhammed of Ellison Gardens, Ealing, travelled to his victim’s home in Bromley in October 2020 and shot the 32-year-old man in his legs twice. He fled the scene leaving no…

Days of low pay and cheap labour must end: Keir…

Opposition Labour leader Keir Starmer has called for an end to Britain’s dependence on immigration for its economic growth as he warned "the days of low pay and cheap labour" should be over.At a Confederation of British Industry (CBI) conference in Birmingham on Tuesday, he said training up the British…

Recession-hit UK needs more migrant labour: Business Group

Britain needs more migrant labour to boost productivity as it faces a toxic mix of soaring inflation and shrinking growth, the country's main business lobby group warned Monday. The verdict from the Confederation of British Industry came at its annual gathering in Birmingham, Britain's second-biggest city. The CBI conference comes…

One should not get into acting just for money and…

One of the finest actors working in the Hindi film industry today is Pankaj Tripathi. From featuring in a blink-and-miss role in 'Run' (2004) to headlining mainstream projects like 'Mirzapur', 'Ludo', 'Kaagaz' and 'Criminal Justice', the 47-year-old, who hails from a village in India's northeastern state of Bihar, has come…

Five bacteria types claimed 680,000 lives in India in 2019:…

Five bacteria types — E. coli, S. pneumoniae, K. pneumoniae, S. aureus and A. baumanii — caused nearly 680,000 deaths in India in 2019, according to a study published in The Lancet journal. The analysis found that common bacterial infections were the second-leading cause of death in 2019, and were…

Do you wash your bedsheets often? If not, you are…

A survey by Hammond Furniture has found that a third of Britons wash their bedding only once a year. And it’s no surprise many Brits put off this tedious task. However, according to researchers, this can be the cause of several deadly conditions, including pneumonia, appendicitis and gonorrhoea, a sexually…

Every 11 minutes, a woman or girl is killed by…

Asserting that a woman or a girl is killed every 11 minutes by an intimate partner or a family member, UN chief Antonio Guterres has said that violence against them is the most pervasive "human rights violation" in the world and called on governments to implement national action plans that…

India-UK trade pact a high priority, next round of talks…

The proposed free trade agreement (FTA) between India and the UK is a high priority for both countries and the next round of negotiations is slated to happen next month, commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal said on Tuesday. He said that things are progressing well and it will yield…

Many school children among 252 dead in Indonesia quake

Many children killed when their schools collapsed are among the 252 dead from an earthquake that devastated a town on Indonesia's main island of Java, officials said on Tuesday, as rescuers raced to reach people trapped in the rubble. Hundreds of people were injured in the Monday quake and officials…

The Sex Lives of College Girls creator Mindy Kaling admits…

Mindy Kaling, the creator of such popular TV series as The Sex Lives of College Girls and Never Have I Ever, has admitted to being a “prude.” The Office star, 43, admits that her show The Sex Lives of College Girls, in fact, helped her feel more comfortable with the…

Pakistani and Bangladeshi households face greater risks of homelessness: Study

A new study has revealed that Pakistani and Bangladeshi households in the UK are more likely to be homeless than Indian and other Asian households. According to the study by Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, more than one in ten Asian people who have experienced homelessness have also faced landlord discrimination,…

Freida Pinto: ‘Riz Ahmed is Britain’s darling’

Actress Freida Pinto, who is set to next star in the much-talked-about Spy Princess, a limited series about World War II spy Noor Inayat Khan, recently showered praises on her Trishna (2011) co-star, Oscar-winning actor Riz Ahmed. Written and directed by Michael Winterbottom, Trishna was a British-Swedish-Indian co-production, adapted from…

The Evmos Digital Coin: A Safe and Secure Investment?

The cryptocurrency market is a highly volatile one, and as such, it can be pretty tricky to find a coin that is both stable and secure. In addition to their inherent volatility, it is not unreasonable that some non-expert investors experience doubt after some of the most recent government crackdowns…

Shweta Bachchan gives a valid response to mother Jaya Bachchan…

Jaya Bachchan has been grabbing a lot of limelight lately and it is not all because of her irrational anger at the paparazzi. It has been a while since she has been appearing on her granddaughter Navya Naveli Nanda’s podcast where she shares her unfiltered opinion on various topics. The…

Speculation about Kim Kardashian’s weight loss leads to soaring demand…

In February, the National Institute for Health, and Care Excellence (NICE) approved a weekly jab for obese patients with weight-related diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, or for those at high risk of a heart attack, as losing weight can help protect against these health issues. However, when in May,…

Half of young people believe Britain was founded on racism:…

Nearly half of young people think Britain was founded on racism and it remains “structurally racist” today, research by a leading academic has revealed. The study by Eric Kaufmann, a professor of politics at Birkbeck, University of London, also raised concerns that children are being taught contested ideas as fact.…

HE Doraiswami’s speech, cultural performance light up The Bhavan’s Diwali…

The Bhavan on Saturday (19) organised its annual Diwali Gala which saw the presence of a warm and receptive audience of patrons, supporters, and artists. The event took place at the Biltmore hotel in Central London. The event saw the presence of His Excellency (HE) Vikram Doraiswami, the high commissioner of…

India should look at bigger picture of Indo-Qatar relations: Former…

Reacting to reports that Indian fugitive preacher Zakir Naik is set to give religious lectures at the FIFA World Cup, 2022 in Qatar, former Indian Ambassador to Qatar, KP Fabian stressed that we should not react or over-react to such reports as these are all "delicate matters" and we should…

‘We cannot allow the world’s top AI talent to be…

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Monday unveiled a new scheme for the world’s 100 most talented young professionals in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) as part of his vision to make the UK a "beacon" to attract the “brightest and best” from around the world. Addressing the Confederation…

‘It’s really sad Bollywood has not shown unity’: Saif Ali…

Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan, who was most recently seen in Vikram Vedha (2022), alongside Hrithik Roshan, feels that those who are demanding a boycott of Bollywood films are not the “genuine audience” and they are using a bad film to boycott several other good films. In an interview with…

East Leicester to have new surveillance cameras following communal clashes

Ten new CCTV cameras will be installed in east Leicester to deter violence and deliver “a level of protection that is not presently available.” Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Rupert Matthews said £53,000 would be invested on the new CCTV cameras as the electronic surveillance system “will dissuade further criminal…