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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…

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,…

Have you been shaving down below all wrong?

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 Sites – Some Major Advantages in Online Gambling World

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

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…

Imran Khan faces threat from Pakistan’s ‘enemy agency’, says minister

Pakistan's Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah has said that Imran Khan faces a threat from the country's "enemy agency" but if anything happens to the former premier the real culprits will go scott-free and the entire blame would shift to the Army, the ISI, himself and prime minister Shehbaz Sharif. "It’s…

Wait until your body is ‘physically hungry’ to eat: Dietician…

Leanne Ward, a leading fat loss and gut dietician from Brisbane has advised that you should wait until your body is 'physically hungry' to eat, instead of eating by the clock. The expert has also revealed five essential things and a handful of 'key points' she consistently shares with her…

Australia Post faces backlash over ‘racist’ sign post in Adelaide:…

A sign post outside the Australia Post office in Rundle Mall in Adelaide has triggered a controversy, thanks to an allegedly racist tone. The incident, which surfaced on Wednesday (16), saw a wide criticism from the local Indian community as a result of which Australia Post issued an apology and…

Kamal Pankhania: “It’s appropriate that the Chancellor lower the personal…

IT'S no secret that these are difficult economic times for people around the country, and indeed across the world. Many of us are feeling the pinch as the war in Ukraine and its impacts on energy markets drive up inflation and the cost of living. The government’s response of supporting…

IS bride Shamima Begum likely trafficking victim, court told

A British-born woman who went to Syria as a schoolgirl to join Islamic State (IS) is challenging the UK government's decision to take away her citizenship, with her lawyers telling a London court that she was likely "a child victim of trafficking". Shamima Begum left London in 2015 aged 15…

Freida Pinto: ‘I may not have done anything in Bollywood,…

Freida Pinto has received an overwhelming response for playing Selina Dalton in filmmaker Emma Holly Jones’ period drama Mr. Malcolm's List, which hit theatres in the United Kingdom on August 26, 2023. The actress recently appeared in an interview with The Guardian where she talked about the film and her…

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Around 10 million people in the UK live with Raynaud’s disease, a condition which is often triggered by cold weather and icy temperatures. However, over three-quarters of people in England have never heard of this disease, which is more common in females, and especially among young women and teenagers, the…

Morningside Pharmaceuticals founder hopes to inspire students as professor

Morningside Pharmaceuticals founder Nik Kotecha has said he is looking forward to his new role as an academic at De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) to raise students’ aspirations. With 35 years of experience in medicine and business, he is set to be made professor of entrepreneurship, innovation and philanthropy at…

Security guard praised for saving abuse victim’s life

A security guard working at an Asda store in Walsall has been praised for saving the life of a slavery and assault victim. The guard who has chosen to remain anonymous spotted the victim being beaten by two offenders in a Nissan Micra car. As he saw bruises on the…

Teenage Bradford boy killed while on holiday with mother in…

In a shocking incident, a teenage British boy has allegedly been killed in Pakistan where he had gone with his mother for holidays. Fourteen-year-old Adil Khan from Bradford in West Yorkshire was reportedly shot dead while he was going to his relatives with his mother. Police said two arrests have…

Pak defence ministry recommends five names to PMO as successor…

Pakistan’s Ministry of Defence recommended five names to the Prime Minister's Office on Monday for the appointment of a new army chief who will succeed General Qamar Javed Bajwa and assume charge on November 29, according to a media report. Under the Pakistan Army Act (PAA) 1952, the Ministry of…

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

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

Indian fugitive preacher Zakir Naik in Qatar to give talks…

Indian fugitive preacher Zakir Naik, who faces charges of money laundering and hate speech in India, is set to give religious lectures at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, according to social media posts. "Preacher Sheikh Zakir Naik is present in Qatar during the World Cup and will give…

Two thirds of first-wave Covid patients had long-term symptoms: Study

Over two-thirds of non-hospitalised patients infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the first wave of the pandemic developed long COVID, according to a study conducted in Spain. The results, published in the journal JAMA Network Open, reinforce the hypothesis that long-COVID symptoms are not correlated with infection severity alone. The…

Chiranjeevi’s rich work, wonderful nature have endeared him to film…

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated superstar Chiranjeevi on getting the Indian Film Personality of the Year award, saying his diverse roles and wonderful nature have endeared him to film lovers across generations. The 53rd edition of the International Film Festival of India in Goa on Sunday honoured Chiranjeevi…

‘Govinda Naam Mera’ ode to pulpy Bollywood masala ’90s films:…

Actor Vicky Kaushal on Sunday said his upcoming feature "Govinda Naam Mera" is a tribute to the 1990s pulpy Bollywood masala films like the Akshay Kumar-led "Khiladi" series. Written and directed by Shashank Khaitan, the comedy crime thriller tells the tale of an underdog and his family's madness. It also…

Confirmed: RRR 2 in the works as writer KV Vijayendra…

Helmed by SS Rajamouli, RRR (2022) has turned out to be one of the biggest global blockbusters India has produced in recent years. It has been more than half a year since the film first landed in theatres before its digital premiere on Netflix, but the buzz around it is…

Wrong to categorise commercial films as theatrical releases, alternate cinema…

Filmmaker Karan Johar says he doesn't believe in the common perception among storytellers that commercial films are meant for theatrical release and art-house films are ideal for digital platforms. Johar was speaking at the trailer launch of his upcoming production “Govinda Naam Mera”, which is slated to be released on…

Two death row convicts in Bangladeshi-American blogger Avijit Roy’s murder…

Two Islamist militants, who were sentenced to death for killing prominent Bangladeshi-American secular blogger Avijit Roy and his publisher, escaped dramatically from the premises of a crowded court in Dhaka on Sunday with the help of unidentified bikers who sprayed some chemicals on police and created a smoke screen before…

Gay Muslim speaker receives ‘death threats’ after school talk

A row erupted following a talk by a gay Muslim campaigner at a West Midlands school on Wednesday. The LGBTQ+ activist Khakan Qureshi, 52, said that he had received death threats following the event at  Wood Green Academy and  alerted police over a number of 'hateful and very intimidating' messages…

Tips on How You Can Use Technology to Find a…

Technology has changed the lives of a lot of people, and mail-order brides have taken full advantage of the many changes. The days of being an old-fashioned woman are slowly but surely fading away with the many modern-day innovations. Technology has made many aspects of our lives so much easier,…

Hrithik Roshan dismisses report about moving in with Saba Azad:…

It is best to keep misinformation away, said Hrithik Roshan on Sunday (20) as he called out a news outlet for a report, stating that the Bollywood star and his partner Saba Azad will soon "move in together". According to the report, the couple were planning to move in together…

Sikh students allowed to wear kirpan on campus of US…

A prominent US university has announced that it would allow Sikh students to wear a kirpan on campus, a religious article in Sikhism. The change comes about two months after a video was posted online showing a student at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte was handcuffed for carrying…

Police failed mother and daughter who were brutally murdered in…

West Midlands Police apologised to the family of a mother and daughter who were brutally murdered by the latter's ex-lover after a jury ruled that police 'had so many opportunities to save their lives', according to reports. Raneem Oudeh, 22, and her mother Khowla Saleem, 49, were murdered by Oudeh's…

Kriti Sanon on Adipurush getting delayed due to severe backlash:…

Directed by Om Raut, Adipurush is one of the most awaited Hindi films. The magnum opus features Prabhas as Lord Ram, Kriti Sanon as Sita, and Saif Ali Khan as Lankesh Raavan. Everyone was quite excited about the film until the makers unveiled its teaser in October and fans’ excitement…

Chris Hemsworth reveals he’s at high risk of developing Alzheimer’s…

According to the NHS, the cause of Alzheimer's Disease (AD) is not fully understood, but a few things are thought to increase an individual’s risk of developing the condition. Hollywood star Chris Hemsworth recently revealed that he is at a high risk of developing Alzheimer's, The Sun informs. The 39-year-old…

Jameela Jamil: ‘Meghan Markle privately reaches out to women in…

Actor and iWeigh founder Jameela Jamil praised Meghan Markle as she appeared on her popular podcast Archetypes. The She-Hulk star admitted that the Duchess of Sussex has been by her side during the rough media scrutiny. We all know Jamil’s encounters with the media have not been as pleasant as…

West London man died of cancerous kidney transplant, inquest hears

A west London man died within a year of a kidney transplant as the doctors had not realised the organ the patient had received had been cancerous, an inquest heard. Parminder Sidhu, 49, who was working as a DHL airside loader, underwent the transplant at Hammersmith Hospital in April 2021.…

Rishi Sunak wants to make UK streets safer as he…

Prime minister Rishi Sunak vowed to tackle crime as he revealed his worries about his daughter walking to school alone.He said as the father of two school-age girls, he shared people’s concerns about public safety in the UK.Sunak who has two daughters - Krishna, 11, and Anoushka, 9 – with…

Here’s why Brits exercise less in winters

A study has found that among the main reasons Brits exercise less in winter is because of the dark, cold, wet weather, and also due to a lack of motivation. According to a poll of 2,000 adults, almost 31 per cent said they are less active during the winter months…

Saudi Crown Prince has given the same protection from prosecution…

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

What Surya does, I can’t even dream of doing: Glenn…

He is a T20 ace in his own right but New Zealander Glenn Phillips says he can't even "dream" of pulling off some of the incredible shots that Suryakumar Yadav plays with ease. Surya, world No. 1 T20 batter, will square off against Phillips' New Zealand in the second game…

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

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

Sport sparks identity and inclusion debate

ENGLAND winning consistently at cricket still feels a little bit out of character. Yet last weekend’s World Cup victory makes England champions in both the 20-over and 50-over formats, after a sweeping defeat of India in the semi-final was followed by a strong bowling performance that put the final beyond…

Differences intensify in Pak govt over appointment of new Army…

Differences seem to have intensified in the Pakistan government over the appointment of the new Army chief with top brasses of the ruling coalition making contradictory statements on the key issue. The appointment of a successor to Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa, 61, who is set to retire on…

Google sets rules for guest speakers after row over Indian…

Alphabet Inc's GOOGL.O Google this week introduced rules for inviting guest speakers to its offices, days after it cancelled a talk by an Indian historian who has disparaged marginalized groups and their concerns, according to company emails seen by Reuters. The policy released Thursday is Google's latest effort to preserve…

Never Have I Ever creator Mindy Kaling to be honoured…

Producers Guild of America has chosen Mindy Kaling to honour her with the Norman Lear Achievement Award. The awards show is slated to take place in February next year. Confirming the same, PGA presidents Stephanie Allain and Donald De Line said in a statement, “Comedy can break boundaries and push…

Kartik brilliant choice for Hera Pheri 3, makers and Akshay…

Bollywood star Suniel Shetty has said he is thrilled about Kartik Aaryan joining the "Hera Pheri" franchise and clarified that the actor has not replaced his co-star Akshay Kumar in the upcoming third part. The popular comedy film series revolves around three men Raju (Kumar), Shyam (Shetty) and Babu Bhaiya…

Aamir Khan’s daughter Ira and Nupur Shikhare engaged

Superstar Aamir Khan and film producer Reena Dutta's daughter, theatre director Ira Khan, on Friday, got engaged to her long-time partner Nupur Shikhare. Ira had announced in September that she will soon get engaged to the celebrity fitness trainer. Her family members including Aamir Khan, his ex-wives Reena Dutta and…

Feeling tired and cold often? Your body may be lacking…

Not having enough of the mineral iron in the body, results in iron deficiency known as anaemia. According to an earlier report featured in Healthline, the body needs iron to make haemoglobin which is a protein in red blood cells that carry oxygen through the blood vessels. The people who…

All about actor Kartik Aaryan

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW BIRTHDAY SPECIAL ON THE RED HOT BOLLYWOOD STAR Brilliantly talented actor Kartik Aaryan has risen from humble beginning to become a bankable Bollywood star with a big following. His relatability and charm in successful films has enabled him to make a strong connection with cross-generational…

Indian teenager wins Queen’s Commonwealth essay prize for true story

A 13-year-old Indian schoolgirl travelled to London to receive her Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition (QCEC) Prize from Queen Consort Camilla for a true story based on the Forest Man of India, Jadav Molai Payeng. Maulika Pandey from India's northern state of Uttarakhand was named the Junior Runner-up for her essay…

My playlist – Cozmic

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

Shocking decline of Bollywood music

HOW HORRIBLE SONGS HAVE BADLY HARMED HINDI CINEMA Bollywood being built on a bedrock of magnificent music not only gave it a unique identity but also enabled it to stand tall internationally. While other movie industries around the world were crushed by the Hollywood juggernaut, Hindi cinema withstood the pressure…

Jordan McSweeney admits to murdering law graduate Zara Aleena

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

Belle Scar and the beautiful beginning

SINGER ON HER NEW SONG AND DEBUT ALBUM Whether it is her voice, music, lyrics, live shows or distinctive look, there is an interesting power in everything that Belle Scar does. The acclaimed singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer from Montreal has been based in London for the last decade. She…

Revealed: 5 things patients experience after coming back from the…

Nobody knows what happens when we slip from life into death, and for many, it is a scary prospect as it is shrouded in mystery. But interestingly, one ICU doctor who has been studying this exact moment for over 25 years has recently revealed some secrets about what patients have…

Kent store removes ‘highly inappropriate’ swimsuit featuring Hindu deity following…

A sporting goods shop in Whitstable, Kent, has removed a swimsuit featuring Hindu deity from its online collections following protest from the community. Water Polo Shop came under fire after starting to market a swimming suit with a picture of the Hindu deity Lord Ganesh, Lord Ganesha, also known by…

Women with benign lumps 96% more likely to develop breast…

Research shows that those women who find a non-cancerous lump or cyst in the breast are at double the risk of cancer developing later in life. A study of 800,000 Spanish women who were screened for breast cancer discovered that women with a benign lump were 96% more likely to…

Bristol Bus Boycott hero Guy Reid-Bailey gets letter of apology…

Bristol’s Lord Mayor has written a formal apology to a man who prompted the 1963 boycott that saw a huge campaign to end what was described at the time as a "colour bar". “Colour bar” was an unofficial bar on any black or Asian people getting a job either driving…

Another attempt on Imran Khan’s life possible: Pakistan judge quotes…

There is a possibility of another assassination attempt on Imran Khan, the Chief Justice of Islamabad High Court said on Friday and asserted that it was the government’s responsibility to take cognisance of the looming threat on the former prime minister. Chief Justice Aamer Farooq’s remarks came while hearing a…

Committed to working quickly on UK-India FTA: Rishi Sunak

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has said that the UK government remains committed to working “as quickly as possible” towards a successful conclusion to the ongoing free trade agreement (FTA) talks with India, as the majority of the substantive negotiation conversations were completed at the end of last month. At a…

Doctor claims 30 seconds of morning sun reduces cancer risk…

Dr Mohammad Muneeb Khan, an NHS doctor and consultant clinical oncologist at Queen's Centre for Oncology and Haematology has claimed that spending 30 seconds every day in the early morning sun could cut the risk of getting cancer. According to the doctor who is based in Yorkshire, spending just 30…

Car wash worker jailed for taking driving and theory tests…

A man has been jailed for sitting people's driving and theory tests after charging up to £1,000 in Leicester, media reports said. As part of a scam that lasted for more than a year, car wash worker Ali Ahmad, 46, of Griffiths Close in Ipswich, pleaded guilty to many counts…

Azeem Rafiq set to leave UK over ‘safety reasons’ after…

Former Yorkshire cricketer Azeem Rafiq is set to leave the UK with his family because of “safety reasons” in a move he said, “breaks me”. He has complained of in-person and online abuse after he raised allegations of racism and bullying during his two stints in Yorkshire County Cricket Club.…

5 Tips to Create Perfect Rigid Boxes for Luxury Brands

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

Pakistani journalist Arshad Sharif’s murder ‘well planned’: Kenya Human Rights…

The Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC), a non-profit organization, on Thursday, said the murder of Pakistani journalist Arshad Sharif was "well-planned," Dawn reported. Sharif was killed by two shots fired at close range. This is one of the few hard facts to have emerged in the two weeks since his…

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

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

Finding a ray of hope in the darkness of cancer

GEETA PATEL SPEAKS ABOUT HER EMOTIONAL JOURNEY AFTER A TERMINAL DIAGNOSIS Geeta Patel had just got married and bought a house. Then on August 25, 2020, the 25-year-old noticed a lump on her leg while having a bath and didn’t know what it was. The young estate agent from Wynyard…

Dr Amir Khan backs ending trophy hunting imports

Popular GP and TV personality Dr Amir Khan has backed a ban on trophy hunting imports as Britain moots a ban on this practice, according to a report. Terming it a 'disgusting' pastime, Dr Khan supported the move to block UK tourists bringing their sick souvenirs home, The Mirror reported.…

People of Asian backgrounds account for 8 per cent of…

People with Asian backgrounds accounted for nine per cent of all strip searches in police custody in England and Wales in the year to March 2022, official data released by the Home Office showed. This was slightly higher than the proportion of people of Asian ethnicities held in custody during…

Social media accounts outside UK amplified Leicester unrest: Research

Social media accounts outside of the UK amplified the recent unrest between Hindu and Muslim groups in Leicester, new research has found. Some 500 inauthentic accounts were created on Twitter during the riots calling for violence and promoting memes and incendiary videos, according to the Network Contagion Research Institute (NCRI)…

Ricky Kej on his album Divine Tides competing at the…

Ricky Kej, who has several feature films, albums, and over two thousand commercials to his credit, is on cloud nine these days as he has been nominated for his album Divine Tides in the Best Immersive Audio Album category for the 2023 Grammy Awards. The 41-year-old musician already has one…

‘We give too much credit to actors, they do nothing…

Priyanka Chopra Jonas has established herself as a global powerhouse of talent. The actress and entrepreneur was recently in her home country India to promote her new line of hair care products. She took some time off from her hectic schedule and appeared for a couple of interviews with Indian…

‘A privilege directing this powerhouse,’ says Hansal Mehta on working…

Bollywood director Hansal Mehta has shared his experience of working with actor Kareena Kapoor Khan in his upcoming project. Taking to Instagram, Hansal shared the post which he captioned, "She is such a delight to work with. A privilege directing this powerhouse. Had as much fun and joy doing some…

Pakistani film Joyland gets censor nod for screening after cutting…

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

Raj Poojara: I spent most of my life trying to…

The British Asian stand-up scene has never been more vibrant than now, and this has given rise to great homegrown comedy stars such as Raj Poojara. The fantastically talented funny man is part of The Indians Are Coming tour, which has been entertaining audiences around the country since October. He…

Women’s pain ignored or dismissed – Survey suggests

According to a poll, women feel that their pain is not taken seriously and is often overlooked or they are regarded as emotional. The research which was conducted via OnePoll and commissioned by Nurofen, the pain relief medication brand discovered that women were more likely to suffer from headaches, migraines,…

National Crime Agency pursues India-linked illegal steroid smuggling ring

The UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) has ordered a busted drug smuggling ring led by the CEO of an India-based pharmaceutical company to hand over £2 million following an intensive proceeds of crime investigation. Jacob Sporon-Fiedler, the 38-year-old CEO of India-based Alpha Pharma, had been directly linked to illegal imports…

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

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

Indian state revokes ban imposed on products of yoga guru…

A state in northern India will revoke its previous order banning five products made by billionaire yoga guru Baba Ramdev's company after the firm alleged an 'anti-Ayurveda drug mafia' behind the decision. Earlier, the Uttarakhand Ayurveda and Unani Services authority banned the production of five drugs-Divya Madhugrit, Divya Eyegrit Gold,…

Nottingham man jailed for urging government staff to sack or…

A Nottingham man has been sentenced to three months in jail after asking government staff to “kill” Sajid Javid MP when the Conservative politician was the home secretary. Kestutis Cesna sent 22 emails to the HM Treasury in 2018 asking the staff to “sack” Javid or “kill” him if he…

File No 323: Suniel Shetty and Anurag Kashyap’s next lands…

Suniel Shetty and Anurag Kashyap’s forthcoming film File No 323, which is set to be directed by Karthik K, has landed into legal trouble even before going into production. For the unversed, File No 323 is reportedly inspired by the lives of India’s alleged financial fugitives like Vijay Mallya and…

Honey shown to improve blood sugar, cholesterol: Study

Honey intake improves blood sugar and cholesterol levels, a study has found. Researchers have found that honey intake improves key measures of cardiometabolic health, including blood sugar and cholesterol levels especially if the honey is raw and from a single floral source. The researchers at the University of Toronto conducted…

Most Britons use ‘sick voice’ when calling in sick

As part of its campaign to explore the power of the voice and how we use it, research commissioned by Jakemans, the menthol throat lozenges brand in England has revealed that millions of Britons have different voices for different situations including a “phoning in sick” tone when calling their boss.…

Indian entrepreneur invited by US Vice President, discusses cyber security

Indian tech entrepreneur Trishneet Arora has shared his vision to deal with the growing menace of cyber security with US Vice President Kamala Harris during a special gathering of young business leaders. Trishneet Arora, the CEO of TAC Security, was invited by Kamala Harris to the gathering in Albuquerque, New…

Terrorism is Pakistan’s foremost problem: PM Shehbaz Sharif

Terrorism continues to be one of Pakistan's foremost problems, said Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday, as he condemned the attack on a police van in northwestern region of the country. "Let us make no mistake. Terrorism continues to be one of Pakistan's foremost problems. Our armed forces & police…

Peach King Didar Singh was beacon of hope for Sikh…

Indian-American Didar Singh, known as “Peach King” who died in September this year, was a beacon of hope for the Sikh immigrants, a top US Senator has said. “Didar embodied the pioneer spirit of the Golden State. He left a small village in his native Punjab, India, for America with…

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

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

Around half of asthma-hit kids admitted in London hospitals are…

In a shocking revelation, it has been found that 50 per cent of the children who are admitted to hospital with asthma in London are from Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds, as against 27.5 per cent white children and young people. In October last year, an analysis commissioned…

Women who exercise in the morning may have a lower…

A study has suggested that women should work out in the morning to lower the risk of suffering from heart problems or a stroke. More than 85,000 people in the UK were looked at and the physical activity levels of these people were monitored with a fitness tracker which they…

Teenager convicted of murdering knife bin campaigner

A teenager has been convicted of murdering a young knife bin campaigner in Slough. The 16-year-old boy admitted to stabbing Abdul Aziz in May this year and the victim, described by his family as a “community leader”, died a day later. Reading Crown Court on Tuesday convicted the boy, whose…

Retailers rewarded for resilience

INSPIRATIONAL grocers were recognised for their achievements during a period of economic challenges and personal loss for the sector at the 33rd Asian Trader Awards, which took place at London’s Park Plaza Westminster Hotel last Wednesday (9). The top award of the evening – the Asian Trader of the Year…

India is a ‘homophobic’ country: Ayushmann Khurrana on Chandigarh Kare…

Bollywood star Ayushmann Khurrana has said that his film Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui (2021), directed by Abhishek Kapoor, failed to do well commercially because India is a “homophobic” country. The film revolves around a hyper-masculine gym trainer who falls in love with a transgender girl, played by Vaani Kapoor. It did…

Taking paracetamol could come with a dangerous side effect –…

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

East London man pleads not guilty to Pakistani student’s murder

The boyfriend of a Pakistani student who was found murdered in East London in July this year has denied any role in her death. Hina Bashir, 21, who had come to the UK in November 2021 to study business management at Coventry University London was last seen alive on July…

NHS medic set to become first UK surgeon to perform…

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

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

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

Women, girls in Pakistan flood zone suffer from urinary-tract infections…

For 45-year-old Rasheeda, a resident from Dadu district of Sindh province in Pakistan, the country's recent floods have not only taken everything that man needs for a minimal survival but also posed a serious danger to her health in the form of urinary tract infection (UTI). The condition is turning…

Special songs and stunning moments

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

Hate crimes: Tough action urged

RISING hate crime against Muslims, Hindus and Sikhs need to be tackled through tougher punishments for internet trolls and more action taken by social media giants, experts have urged. They have also called for further work in schools on racist speech and for the government to address poisonous rhetoric in…

Shah Rukh Khan leaves for Saudi Arabia to resume ‘Dunki’…

Speculations around Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan resuming the shoot of his upcoming film 'Dunki' started spreading on social media after he was spotted at the Mumbai Airport during the early hours of Wednesday by the paps. Videos surfaced on social media in which SRK could be seen donning a…

‘Calling out racism is everyone’s business’

LAST month, the UK made history by appointing its first British Asian and Hindu prime minister. While Rishi Sunak’s appointment demonstrates that there is no office in the land which is not open to minorities, our recent Racism at Work research highlights that many people of colour still face major…

Sri Lanka batter Danushka Gunathilaka granted bail in alleged sexual…

Sri Lanka batter Danushka Gunathilaka has been granted bail while awaiting trial on charges of sexual intercourse without consent and the Lanka batter is banned from using Tinder and his social media accounts. Gunathilaka was arrested on Sunday morning from team’s hotel and charged with four counts of sexual intercourse…

Jameela Jamil gives fresh insight into Meghan Markle’s bond with…

Jameela Jamil upbraided critics of Meghan Markle, praising her relationship with husband Prince Harry and describing the Duchess of Sussex as “very normal, kind and civilised” while appearing on the ninth episode of Markel’s podcast, titled The Audacity of the Activist with Jameela Jamil and Shohreh Aghdashloo. The She-Hulk star,…

Great step: New UK-India visa scheme hailed by industry, student…

The new UK-India Young Professionals Scheme, a reciprocal visa offer launched by Rishi Sunak on Wednesday, has been widely welcomed as a great step by industry and student groups in Britain. The scheme will be up and running from early next year to offer up to 3,000 visas annually to…

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

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

Consumer duty puts the onus on firms to deliver good…

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

Beginners’ guide on playing baccarat

The casino game บาคาร่า, commonly known as Punto Banco, does not necessitate any specialized knowledge of mathematics or statistics to play. The game probably originated in France somewhere in the middle of the nineteenth century. In most European and Nevada casinos, baccarat can be found in high-stakes rooms. This is…

Technology and Hobbies: How You Can Use Tech to Improve…

Technology is an incredible concept, and when applied to almost any area of daily life, it can bring a lot of benefits to that area. This is why you might want to consider the possibility of using technology to improve the hobbies that you hold dear. After all, hobbies can…

From net worth to his famous family, here’re some interesting…

British actor Navin Chowdhry, who has starred in dozens of successful films and TV shows in his long acting career, currently plays an important character in the hugely popular BBC drama EastEnders. The actor essays Nish Panesar in the BBC soap and has seen a meteoric rise in his popularity…

Award winning chef completes trek up Kilimanjaro to raise over…

AN award-winning chef has raised over £7,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support as she completed a trek to the top of Kilimanjaro in Tanzania in August. Lorna Nanda Gangotra of Lorna’s Indian Kitchen at Addlestone in Surrey has described he experience of reaching Uhuru summit, the roof of Africa, truly ‘lifechanging’.…

I will improvise with what life throws at me: Irrfan…

Late actor Irrfan Khan’s son Babil on Tuesday said though the thought of starting his film career and living up to the name of his father would scare him initially, he has learnt to put his fear to good use. At the trailer launch event of his debut film "Qala",…

Akshay Kumar to play late Indian mining engineer Jaswant Singh…

Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar on Wednesday said he is set to play mining engineer Jaswant Singh Gill, who had rescued 64 miners from a flooded quarry in India's eastern state of West Bengal in 1989, in an upcoming movie. The actor said this in response to Coal minister Pralhad Joshi's…

Should you brush your teeth before or after breakfast?

Brushing in the morning and again at night before getting into bed is the standard for most people. Also, most people brush their teeth at the same time each day along with regular flossing. Dental experts recommend that we should brush our teeth twice a day but what is not…

Roadmap for 2024 T20 World Cup starts now, lot of…

Stand-in T20I skipper Hardik Pandya on Wednesday said the road map for the 2024 T20 World Cup starts now, adding that going forward a lot of players will be given chances to stake their claim in the side. India's 2022 T20 World Cup hopes ended with a 10-wicket defeat against…

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

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

Modi gifts ‘Mata Ni Pachedi’ to Sunak – It is…

Artworks and traditional items representing the rich heritage of India's states of Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh were Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s choice of presents to world leaders during the G-20 summit in Bali. Officials said Modi presented US President Joe Biden with Kangra miniature paintings, which portray ‘Shringar Rasa’, and…

Superstar Rajinikanth gifts gold chain to Rishab Shetty, says films…

Superstar Rajinikanth is in awe of actor-filmmaker Rishab Shetty’s critically and commercially successful film Kantara (2022). He recently invited Shetty to his home and gifted him a gold chain as a token of appreciation. The superstar also said that such films happen ‘once in 50 years.’ Kantara, which is an…

TikTok star Mahek Bukhari’s mother tells court she slept with…

TikTok influencer Mahek Bukhari’s mother Ansreen claimed a young man who was killed in a high-speed chase earlier this year had blackmailed and harassed her during their relationship. Saqib Hussain, 21, and his friend of the same age were killed after their Skoda Fabia was hit by one of the…

Farhan Akhtar drops details on ‘first ever performance’ of his…

"The first ever performance of my original English songs from the album ‘Echoes’" said Farhan Akhtar raising excitement to watch him singing live at MUSICAL WEEKENDER in Mumbai Farhan Akhtar has always given some phenomenal musical hits to the cinema with his brilliant music knowledge. The audience has seen the…

Tata Motors’ JLR says CEO Bollore to resign

Tata Motors (TAMO.NS)-owned luxury carmaker Jaguar Land Rover said on Wednesday that Chief Executive Officer Thierry Bollore would resign due to personal reasons after more than two years in the role. Adrian Mardell will take over as CEO on an interim basis, JLR said. A 32-year JLR veteran, Mardell is…

‘United by friendship, ek mazboot dosti’: Rishi Sunak on UK-India…

Rishi Sunak on Wednesday highlighted the strong bonds between India and Britain during his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the two leaders discussing areas where the UK and India are working increasingly closely including defence and security. In the meeting held on the sidelines of the G20 summit…

Workplace bias ‘hinders Asians’

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

Ambika Mod among 33 talents across film, TV, and game…

BAFTA Breakthrough recently unveiled its creatives for the year 2022. This Is Going To Hurt star Ambika Mod is among the 33 talents across film, TV, and game who have been selected for the 2022 edition of Bafta Breakthrough. Mod, who was also chosen as a 2022 Screen Star of…

Modi, Sunak meet at G20, discuss ways to boost trade

India Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his British counterpart Rishi Sunak met at the Group of 20 (G20) summit in Bali on Wednesday (16) and discussed ways to boost trade between the two countries, Modi said. It was the first meeting between Modi and Sunak, who is of Indian origin,…

Liberty Steel nears debt restructuring deal with creditors

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

Leeds schoolboy secures highest possible score in Mensa IQ test

A “smart” 11-year-old boy from Leeds achieved the highest possible score in the Mensa test, beating a feat believed to be achieved by the late theoretical physicist Prof Stephen Hawking. Yusuf Shah scored 162 in the IQ test - the highest possible for under-18s. It compares with 160 Prof Hawking…

Navendu Mishra MP seeks justice for victims of Bhopal gas…

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

Significant decline in sperm counts globally, including India: Study

An international team of researchers has found a significant decline in sperm counts over the years in many countries globally, including India. Sperm count is not only an indicator of human fertility but also that of men's health, with low levels being associated with an increased risk of chronic disease,…

Teenager jailed for peddling cocaine for Manchester drugs gang

A teenager has been sentenced to 28 months for peddling cocaine for Manchester drugs gang, media reports said. Talha Chaudry, 20, of Park Road, Prestwich, Bury, was detained by police when they observed him acting suspiciously outside a café in Swansea, South Wales, in January 2020. He had a distinct…

Over 1 billion youngsters at hearing loss risk due to…

Over one billion teenagers and young people are potentially at risk of hearing loss due to their use of headphones and earbuds, and attendance at loud music venues, according to a study published in the journal BMJ Global Health. The international team, including researchers from the Medical University of South…

Marijuana, vaping may be as harmful to heart as cigarettes:…

E-cigarettes and marijuana may have harmful effects on the heart similar to those caused by tobacco cigarettes, opening the door to abnormal heart rhythms, according to a study conducted in mice. E-cigarettes and heated tobacco products have become popular because the public perceives them as being less harmful than smoking,…

India’s G-20 will be inclusive, ambitious: PM Modi promises at…

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that India's G20 presidency will be " inclusive, ambitious, decisive and action-oriented." While giving his address in the closing ceremony of the G20 Summit, PM Modi said, "India's G20 presidency will be inclusive, ambitious, decisive and action-oriented. In the next year, it will…

Sunak approves 3,000 visas for Indians after meeting Modi

Britain to offer 3,000 places annually to 18–30 year-old degree-educated Indians to come to the UK to live and work for up to two years. The reciprocal route will open in early 2023. It is reported that India will be the first visa-national country to benefit from the new visa…

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

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

A Giant In The Market For Online Gambling Services –…

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

Tickets refund delay: US directs Air India to pay £102m…

  Intro: The US has ordered Tata-group owned Air India to pay refunds worth £102.21 million and imposed a fine of £1.18 million for extreme delays in providing refunds to passengers due to the cancellation or change in flights, mostly during the pandemic, officials said. Air India is among the…

Viral video: US men dress up in sarees and put…

Two US men are trending on social media currently for wearing sarees at their Indian friend’s wedding in Chicago. Both walk down a street in Chicago before reaching the venue and surprising the groom. The viral clip was shared by Paraagon Films, a group of Chicago-based wedding videographers, who were…

Twitter very slow in India: Elon Musk

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has said Twitter is “very slow” in India and many other countries. “Twitter is very slow in India, Indonesia & many other countries. This is a fact, not a “claim”. 10 to 15 secs to refresh homeline tweets is common. Sometimes, it doesn't work at all,…

UK reputation has taken a knock, admits Rishi Sunak

The UK's international reputation has taken "a bit of a knock" this year, Rishi Sunak said on Tuesday, as he vowed to restore economic stability. In an interview with the BBC in Bali on the sidelines of the G20 Summit, Sunak said tax rises and spending cuts in Thursday's Autumn…

Former Tory MP Imran Ahmad Khan, jailed for groping a…

Jailed former Conservative parliamentarian Imran Ahmad Khan has challenged his conviction in a case over groping a 15-year-old boy at the Court of Appeal. Khan, 49, was found guilty of sexually assaulting the teenager after a party 14 years ago and given a 18-month jail sentence at Southwark Crown Court in…

From KGF 2 trivia to top-rated Aishwarya Rai Bachchan films,…

Entertainment fans can now explore exclusive Indian content, including trending titles and stars, powered by the #1 movie website in the world IMDb (www.imdb.com), IMDb, the world's most popular and authoritative source of information on movies, TV shows, and celebrities, has recently launched its official social media handles for Indian…

Makers of Adipurush likely to go the Henry Cavill-Justice League…

According to reports, the makers of Prabhas’ upcoming film Adipurush are likely to go the Henry Cavill-Justice League way to digitally remove actor Saif Ali Khan’s beard who plays the character of Lankesh Ravana in the high-profile film. The teaser of the film, which was launched in October, received widespread…

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

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

‘Uunchai is the story of friendship, adventure and reaching one’s…

The latest offering from Rajshri, one of the most respected film production houses in India, promises to warm our hearts this winter by taking us to the Himalayas. Uunchai is the story of friendship, adventure, and reaching one’s own heights in the course of life. The story tackles many aspects…

For twin World Cup-winner Adil Rashid’s family, this is time…

To have a member of one World Cup-winning squad is more than what a family wishes for. For Adil Rashid's kin, witnessing him to be part of two is something out of this world. The 34-year-old leg-break bowler from Bradford, Yorkshire, produced an eye-catching performance as England defeated a spirited…

Statistics Show That More British Asian Women Gamble in 2022

In later years statistics have shown a significant increase in British Asian women gambling online. It’s become easier to gamble online, and you can do so whenever and wherever you want to. But this rise is also causing some challenges that we need to discuss openly. As we are spending…

Prakash Raj opens up on losing work because of his…

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

Amazon funding religious conversions in northeast India: RSS-linked weekly

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s (RSS) affiliate weekly Organiser has accused US e-commerce giant Amazon of financing a "Christian conversion module" in India's northeastern states and being involved in suspected money laundering. In a cover story on its latest edition, the magazine said, "E-commerce giant Amazon is financing the Christian conversion module…

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

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

Hrithik Roshan begins shooting for Fighter

Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan has commenced filming for his next movie “Fighter”. Touted as India’s first aerial action magnum opus, the film is directed by Siddharth Anand of “War” fame. Hrithik shared the news of kickstarting the first shoot schedule of “Fighter” on his Instagram Stories on Monday evening. “Right!…

World crossing 8 billion population must be seen as opportunity…

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

Shoaib Malik wishes Sania Mirza on birthday amid divorce rumours

Amid divorce rumours, Shoaib Malik has taken to social media to wish Sania Mirza on her birthday. Shoaib took to Twitter and Instagram both and shared quite a mushy picture wishing Sania. He wrote, "Happy Birthday to you @MirzaSania. Wishing you a very healthy & happy life! Enjoy the day…

Chemicals in consumer products may cause common tumours in women:…

Environmental phthalates - toxic chemicals found in everyday consumer products - may cause increased growth of uterine fibroids, the most common tumours among women, according to a study. Manufacturers use environmental phthalates in numerous industrial and consumer products, and have also been detected in medical supplies and food, the researchers…

Want the same dignified relationship for Pakistan that the US…

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that he wants the United States to have a "dignified relationship" with Pakistan similar to what it shares with India. In a recent interview with the UK-based publication Financial Times, Khan stated that India has a "very dignified" relationship with the US.…

Bolton pharmacist jailed for dangerous driving which ‘left family fearing…

A pharmacist from Bolton has been jailed for dangerous driving which left a family fearing for their lives, according to reports. Amar Manzoor, 39, of Plodder Lane, Farnworth, was handed a 10 month jail term, and must also serve a three-year driving ban when released from prison, as well as…

Freida Pinto shares her experience with postpartum depression: ‘I wouldn’t…

Freida Pinto and her husband, Cory Tran, welcomed their first child together, a baby boy named Rumi-Ray, in November 2021. Almost a year after her delivery, the Slumdog Millionaire (2008) actress, 37, has opened up about being a new parent and battling postpartum depression. “I think it’s almost easier to…

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

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

Decided to take break, want to be with family: Aamir…

After focusing the last 35 years of his life on work, Bollywood star Aamir Khan said it is time he took some time off, maybe "a year and a half", to prioritise his family over his career in films. The actor said he was supposed to start preparing for a…

How to Get the Best Credit Card in India?

Banks and financial institutions offer a range of credit cards in India. Each type of credit card has its own benefits and rewards to offer. However, when choosing a credit card, you must consider your expense trend and repayment capabilities. There are numerous other factors too that you need to…

WHAT ARE THE PROS AND CONS OF STUDYING ABROAD

People say university years are some of your life's best and most inspiring ones. The experience is further enriched when you choose to study abroad. As of 2021, the number of international students worldwide has reached the 5 million mark. We can expect it to increase at a rate of 5 percent…

How much is your family spending for healthcare?

One way of saving money on essential medicines and medical supplies is to take advantage of online deals and discounts such as this Lloyds Pharmacy discount code, so that you can stay within your budget. How much does the average family spend? Recent statistics show that the healthcare costs have increased over the past…

‘I will expose the reality of what Pakistan did to…

Singer Adnan Sami, who renounced his Pakistani citizenship and became a citizen of India in 2016, has penned a shocking note on Instagram, criticising the establishment of his former country. In his Instagram post, he promised to "expose the reality " of what Pakistan did to him. He wrote, "Many…

Pay doesn’t reflect minority ethnic Britons’ academic success: Study

In a finding that would concern many, a study published by London's Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has said while most minority ethnic groups in the UK have made significant progress in terms of educational achievement, "clear evidence" of discrimination in their pay and careers has remained. The study found…

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

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

Gruesome Delhi murder shocks India: Boyfriend kills live-in partner, chops…

Delhi police claimed to have solved a six-month-old murder case, and arrested a man for allegedly killing his 28-year-old live-in partner, chopping her body into 35 pieces, and disposing of the body parts at different places in and around the national capital. Officials said that the accused identified as Aftab,…

Suella Braverman signs pact with France to tackle illegal migration

UK Home Secretary Suella Braverman on Monday signed a new agreement with neighbouring France, which will see enhanced French patrols to curb the rising number of illegal migrants crossing the English Channel into England in dangerous small boats. The Indian-origin minister is in France to finalise the new arrangement, which…

Joyland director says team ‘gutted’ by the ban on the…

Days after Pakistan's Ministry of Information and Broadcasting banned "Joyland", an internationally acclaimed local feature film for allegedly containing "highly objectionable material", the film's director Saim Sadiq said the cast and crew were gutted by the development. Written and directed by debutant Sadiq, "Joyland" is Pakistan's official entry to the…

Imran, Sharif shower praise on ‘brave’ Pakistan after World Cup…

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and cricket great Imran Khan led tributes to Pakistan's valiant fight in Sunday's Twenty20 World Cup final against England saying the country was proud of the team led by Babar Azam. https://twitter.com/CMShehbaz/status/1591759208588144641?s=20&t=wKTwjQN5BmHCVnJfmZz9nA Pakistan made a lion-hearted effort to defend a below-par total of 137-8 at the…

Ugandan high commissioner Nimisha Madhvani presents letters of credence to…

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

Popular dietary supplements may increase cancer risk: Study

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

Confident that this group can lift World Cup: Matthew Hayden…

Pakistan cricket team mentor Matthew Hayden said that despite the defeat he was proud of the team for the fight that they put up against England in the T20 World Cup summit clash on Sunday at the MCG. Top performances from Sam Curran and Ben Stokes powered England to their…

‘Local hero’ Indian-Origin Sikh volunteer wins Australian of the year…

A 41-year-old Indian-origin Sikh volunteer, who experienced ethnic slurs because of his beard and turban, was honoured along with three others with the prestigious 2023 New South Wales Australian of the Year Award for supporting the community during floods, bushfires, drought and the pandemic. The New South Wales government made…

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

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

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

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

‘It’s behind me’: Imran Khan takes a U-turn on ‘US…

Imran Khan has said he wants to mend relations with the US if re-elected and no longer blames it for his removal as Pakistan's prime minister, apparently taking a U-turn after accusing Washington of engineering his ouster by supporting the then Opposition’s no-confidence motion. Khan, 70, who was ousted in…

‘Having a Canadian passport doesn’t mean I’m any less of…

Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar has time and again been trolled for his Canadian citizenship. The actor, who is known for delivering almost half a dozen films every year, has been facing backlash for holding a Canadian passport for a long time now. Netizens clearly seem to have an issue with…

Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik to host talk show together…

Seems like all is well between Indian Tennis star Sania Mirza and Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik. Amid speculations of the couple's alleged divorce, the OTT platform Urduflix, on Saturday, took to their Instagram handle and announced that Sania and Shoaib are coming up with their show titled 'The Mirza Malik…

RRR sequel in the works? Read to know what SS…

Ace filmmaker SS Rajamouli has confirmed that he is expanding the 'RRR' franchise. At an event in Chicago, Rajamouli reportedly said that he and his father, Vijayendra Prasad, are currently working on the second installment of 'RRR'. "My father is a story writer for all my films. We discussed a…

It was embarrassing: Jaya Bachchan recalls changing sanitary pads behind…

Veteran actor Jaya Bachchan, who started working in films when she was just a teenager, recently opened up about the challenges she faced during outdoor shoots in the past. In one of the episodes of her granddaughter Navya Naveli Nanda's podcast, What The Hell Navya, Jaya recalled how she had…

Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh’s 4th wedding anniversary, die-hard fans pour…

One of the most loved celebrity couples, Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone, on Monday, completed 4 years of their marriage. To mark this occasion, DeepVeer fan clubs took to their social media handles and dropped heartfelt wishes for the 'Ram-Leela' couple. Take a look at some of the fans' wishes:…

Netizens hail comparison of MS Dhoni lifting the World Cup…

The comparison of Yash bringing glory to the nation with MS Dhoni's lifting the World Cup for the nation is winning love from the netizens. There are very rare moments that leave a strong imprint of their existence in history and are remembered for the ages. One such glorious moment…

Pakistan bans nationwide release of its Oscar contender Joyland over…

Pakistan’s Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MoIB) on Saturday issued a notification banning the nationwide release of filmmaker Saim Sadiq’s critically acclaimed film Joyland, alleging that it contains ‘highly objectionable material’ and defies the social norms of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. This comes months after the film, which won…

What is anaemia as Olivia Attwood forced to quit I’m…

English television personality Olivia Attwood has revealed that she dropped out of the British survival reality show in a jungle environment - I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! after a couple of days of shooting due to being “dangerously anaemic,” the Independent, reports. The condition was spotted during a…

T20 WC: ‘Big Match Stokes’ powers England to second title…

Top performances from Sam Curran and Ben Stokes powered England to their second ICC T20 World Cup title after 2010, as they defeated Pakistan by five wickets in a gripping low-scoring final at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Sunday. England delivered a fantastic performance with the ball, reducing Pakistan…

Teens sentenced for racially motivated attack on Asian couple in…

A 15-year-old boy has been sentenced to a young offenders’ institute over a racially motivated attack on an Asian couple. Another teen, aged 16, who was also involved in the incident, is subjected to a two-year youth referral order.The duo turned up at the couple’s home in Thornaby in North…

At £26 billion, Tirupati Balaji temple one of India’s richest

Tirupati Balaji temple, one of India’s richest temples, has declared its total wealth at close to £26 billion. In a white paper issued recently, the temple said it had 10.3 tonnes of gold and bank deposits of £17 billion. The Tirupati Tirumala Devasthams, the trust which runs the temple, said…

Having slightly unripe bananas every day can reduce risk of…

A recent study claims that slightly unripe bananas can help to reduce the risk of cancer in people with a family history of the disease. Many Britons enjoy this potassium-rich fruit as part of a healthy breakfast, as a snack or simply to get a boost of energy during the…

Mukesh Ambani enters race to bid for English football club…

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

Decision on next Pak Army chief being made in London:…

The decision for the appointment of the next army chief of Pakistan will be made in London, claimed former Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday as he slammed both PM Shehbaz Sharif, who is in the UK to meet his elder brother Nawaz Sharif, and Nawaz himself. "Today, a spectacle…

UK economy: A crisis in the making for some time…

It has been anything but a smooth ride for the Rishi Sunak led UK government, with the latest official data released this week reflecting a shrinking economy and a looming two-year-long recession. The British Indian former finance minister, who took charge at 10 Downing Street last month with the promise…

Former Indian cricketer Irfan Pathan responds to Pakistan PM’s ‘152/0…

Former Indian cricketer Irfan Pathan responded to Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, after he took a dig at the Indian cricket team following their 10-wicket loss to England in the semifinal of the ICC T20 World Cup on Thursday (November 10). Pathan took Twitter to reply to Sharif’s tweet, saying…

Six men sentenced for street brawl in Bradford which left…

Six men were sentenced on by Bradford Crown Court this week for their part in violent disorder which led to the death of Bradford man Muhammed Mujahid Hussain. On April 22, 2021, Mujahid Hussain, 19, was stabbed after an altercation in Bradford's Duckworth Lane. He later passed away in the…

US Treasury removes India from its Currency Monitoring List

The US Department of Treasury on Friday (11) removed India along with Italy, Mexico, Thailand and Vietnam from its Currency Monitoring List of major trading partners that merit close attention to their currency practices and macroeconomic policies. India had been on the list for the last two years. The move…

Is Ayesha Omar the reason behind Sania Mirza and Shoaib…

Indian tennis star Sania Mirza and Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik, who got married in April 2010 and are parents to a baby boy, Izhaan Mirza Malik, have separated, according to reports. While the couple has yet not reacted to the reports doing the rounds in the media world over, some…

Anil Kapoor makes George Clooney dance to his Jugjugg Jeeyo…

The fifth day of the HT Leadership Summit 2022 turned out to be quite electric as Bollywood superstar Anil Kapoor made Hollywood star George Clooney dance to his chart-busting song from the recently released film Jugjugg Jeeyo (2022). The Hollywood star virtually attended the event and interacted with Anil Kapoor.…

Ranveer Singh honoured with Etoile d’Or award at Marrakech, actor…

On the opening night of the Marrakech International Film Festival, Bollywood star Ranveer Singh took centre stage to dance and perform an impromptu rap number from 'Gully Boy' as he received the Etoile d'Or award. According to Variety, during the festival's opening ceremony, Ranveer performed one of his characteristic energy…

Comeback in last four games has given us confidence: Babar…

Pakistan captain Babar Azam expressed that the team's return to form in the last four matches has boosted their confidence going into the T20 World Cup final against England while addressing a press conference on Saturday. Pakistan have found form at the right time, registering four consecutive victories to their…

New world record ‘baked’ at BAPS Swaminarayan Mandir in Sydney

The BAPS Swaminarayan Mandir has made it to the Australian book of records by baking the world's largest eggless cake. Taking to Twitter, the American High Commissioner to India, Barry O'Farrell AO, shared the news and wrote, "In a world first, #Sydney's BAPS Swaminarayan Mandir has made it to the…

A good friendship a day keeps gut-diseases away: Study

Man, like other primates, is a social animal. Wholesome social connections help man remain in the pink of health, mentally and, apparently physically too. Evidence has been traced to a new study in 'Frontiers in Microbiology' that the gut microbiome, which keeps the human gut in good shape - plays…

UK, India need each other now more than ever: Boris…

Ties between the United Kingdom and India will remain on a “phenomenal upward trajectory” under Indian-origin UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, that country’s former premier Boris Johnson said on Saturday. The two countries need each other now more than ever as “we live in dangerous and turbulent times”, he said.…

India-born structural biologist Dr Venkatraman Ramakrishnan among Order of Merit…

India-born British-American molecular biologist Venki Ramakrishnan was among the six new members in a diverse list chosen to join the elite Order of Merit by the late queen Elizabeth II on Friday (11). Buckingham Palace announced the nominees, who will be appointed by King Charles III. Created in 1902 by…

‘New parents in B-town’ Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover…

Bollywood actors and couple Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover, on Saturday, welcomed their first child. The 'Alone' couple got blessed with a baby girl. Bipasha and Karan welcomed their first child six years after their marriage. Although the couple has still not confirmed the news on their respective social…

Gandhi Peace Pilgrim Award presented to Sri Sri Ravi Shankar…

Indian spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravishankar was presented with the Gandhi Peace Pilgrimage award in Atlanta in recognition of his tireless efforts to spread the messages of peace and non-violence as espoused by Mahatma Gandhi & Dr Martin Luther King Jr. The prestigious award given by the Gandhi Foundation of…

Shweta Bachchan reveals her ‘own children’ make fun of her…

Shweta Bachchan, daughter of Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan, recently talked about the stigma around menopause on the latest episode of her daughter Navya Naveli Nanda’s podcast What the Hell Navya. During the conversation, Sweta told her daughter that though she and her brother Agastya make fun of her mood…

Raveena Tandon questions why Madhuri Dixit is addressed as ‘superstar…

Raveena Tandon has been entertaining the audience since her debut film Patthar Ke Phool, which hit theatres in 1991. The actress has been a part of several successful films over the years and even won the prestigious National Film Award for her powerful performance in the 2000 film Daman: A…

Rakhee Thakrar: ‘We need to see Asian actors in more…

THERE should be more meaningful roles – not just for south Asian actors but also for people with disabilities – so that we get to see true reflection of our society on screen, feels actress Rakhee Thakrar, adding that things are now moving in right direction, yet it needs to…

I am on H1-B visa and my clock to leave…

Facebook parent Meta recently announced its decision to slash around 11,000 jobs as a part of mass layoffs to cut expenses and transform its business model. "We are also taking a number of additional steps to become a leaner and more efficient company by cutting discretionary spending and extending our…

Hinduja family agrees truce in legal battle

India's billionaire Hinduja family has agreed a worldwide truce in a long feud after a legal battle over the future of its global business empire, a London court ruling published on Friday showed. The Court of Appeal in London largely rejected an appeal over restrictions on reporting the dispute, which…

MS Dhoni set to foray into Tamil cinema; teams up…

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, one of the most celebrated Indian cricketers ever, recently ventured into film production with the launch of his banner, Dhoni Entertainment. He is set to bankroll a couple of projects in various popular Indian languages including Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam before branching out to other languages. But…

Mahek Bukhari trial: No evidence TikTok star’s car was involved…

A court has heard that there was no evidence to prove that the car used by TikTok star Mahek Buhkari led to the deaths of two men on the A46 as the vehicle has 'no record of a collision'. Social media star Mahek Bukhari is one of eight defendants, including…

British officials likely to visit India next month for FTA…

British officials are likely to visit India in December with the aim of concluding talks on a free trade agreement (FTA) between the two countries in about four months, two Indian government sources said, after the nations missed their initial timeline. A trade agreement between India and Britain that aims…

‘No Shame Movement’ – A noble initiative by IAS Officer…

The crowd of 1500 + girls with palpable excitement filled the auditorium of Daulat Ram College, the University of Delhi as they witnessed the warm entry of renowned personalities like Abhishek Singh, Actor, and IAS, Rakul Preet, Actress. The topic of the talk show grabbed even more attention as in…

What have India done since winning 50-Over World Cup? asks…

India has achieved absolutely "nothing" since winning the World Cup on home soil in 2011 and has been the most under-performing white-ball team in the history, former England skipper Michael Vaughan said on Friday (11). Vaughan blamed team's dated approach in white ball games for lack of performance following team's…

Jaz Singh Deol confirms exiting EastEnders’ as Kheerat Panesar

Actor Jaz Singh Deol has bid adieu to his character Kheerat Panesar in the popular British soap opera EastEnders. The actor made his final appearance in EastEnders on Thursday, November 10, when his character was seen being ushered away by police in a storyline linked to the death of Ranveer…

Shah Rukh Khan is ‘looking at’ Deepika Padukone since 2007

It's been 15 years since 'Om Shanti Om' was released and to date superstar, Shah Rukh Khan is in awe of his co-star Deepika Padukone. On Friday, Shah Rukh took to Instagram and congratulated Deepika on completing 15 years in Hindi cinema in a special way. He shared a collage…

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

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

Having sex could trigger life-threatening asthma attack, experts warn

A study has found that sex can trigger asthma attacks. Experts warn that millions are at risk of deadly asthma attacks during sexual activity. Turns out, an encounter between the sheets or sexual intercourse can literally take your breath away, as it is a strenuous activity. According to scientists, it…

Inspiring a new generation

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

An artistic approach to creating new looks

WHETHER it is beautiful brides, private clients, celebrities, models, or catwalk shows, Imrit Sira has used her hair and makeup skills to have a terrific transformative effect. An artistic approach, attention to detail, and product expertise has enabled the London-based beauty expert to create eye-catching looks across diverse platforms, along…

The chills and thrills of acting

HOT right now actress Janhvi Kapoor froze herself for newly released movie Mili. The gripping Hindi remake of hit 2019 Malayalam movie Helen sees her portray a young woman who gets trapped ina giant freezer overnight and must find a way to stay alive. The survival thriller adds to diverse…

Ajay Devgn and Farhan Akhtar extend support to team India;…

A number of Bollywood celebrities expressed their thoughts as team India suffered a 10-wicket defeat at the hands of England in the second semifinal of the T20 World Cup on Thursday at Adelaide Oval. After the defeat in the semi-final, India lost a chance to play the finale where it…

Pakistan drawing inspiration from ’92 win over England: Hayden

Pakistan has soaked up stories from the landmark 1992 Cricket World Cup final win over England in the lead-up to Sunday's Twenty20 decider and hopes to share their own tales of triumph in years to come, team mentor Matthew Hayden said on Friday. Imran Khan's side beat England by 22…

We should back our family when times are tough: Virat…

After India's semi-final defeat to England in the T20 World Cup, Virat Kohli's sister Bhawna showered the former skipper with love as he's the one who literally put his heart and soul to help the team reach the important stage of the tournament. "You put your best out there, you…

Kangana Ranaut called Instagram “dumb” days after hailing Twitter

After calling Twitter the "best social media platform", Kangana Ranaut thinks Instagram is dumb! Ironically, Kangana took to her Instagram stories on Friday and called Instagram "dumb". She wrote, "Dumb Instagram is all about pictures, whatever opinion one writes disappear(s) next day, as if everyone is fickle, frivolous, dumbo who…

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

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

Taliban: Women banned from gyms in Afghanistan

The Taliban is banning women from using gyms in Afghanistan, an official said on Thursday, the religious group's latest edict cracking down on women's rights and freedoms since they took power more than a year ago. The Taliban overran the country last year, seizing power in August 2021. They have…

Wait for silverware continues for Virat Kohli, India’s greatest warrior…

After India's humiliating loss to England by ten wickets in the second semifinal of the ongoing ICC T20 World Cup, the wait for the ultimate prize in the shortest format continues for Virat Kohli, the Men in Blue's greatest warrior in the history of this competition. Following his triumphant return…

Sadiq Khan says tackling violence in London is ‘top priority’

London mayor Sadiq Khan has said that tackling violence is his top priority as he will continue to lead from the front in the city by being tough on crime and its complex causes. Khan and the Met’s head of Frontline Policing Assistant Commissioner Louisa Rolfe joined local neighbourhood police…

Sikh prayer books made available to British Sikh military personnel…

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

500,000 UK workers leave workforce due to long-term sickness

According to an analysis published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the number of people who are “economically inactive” and have left the workforce due to long-term sickness has risen by almost half a million and is around 2.5 million this summer. In 2019, this number was around 2.0…

Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik are officially divorced, confirms a…

News about Tennis star Sania Mirza heading for a divorce from her husband, Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik has been doing the rounds on the internet for some time now. What added fuel to the fire was Sania’s cryptic posts that she shared on social media. And now, a source close…

Leicester police chief Rupert Matthews accused of showing ‘lack of…

Leicester police chief is accused of 'masterful inactivity' and showing 'lack of engagement' with communities during the communal unrest in the city in the past few months, according to a report. Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Rupert Matthews was also accused by his predecessor Lord Willy Bach of being absent…

Contrasting career paths of two leading ladies

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

Hidden story of a cult classic

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

Jasmine Kara’s playlist

Canadian composer, lyricist and singer Jasmine K Kara made an impact with her popular 2021 debut single Ishq. She recently revisited the song, featuring the vocals of her music collaborator, Sabrina Sapal, by working with British music producer, Rishi Rich, to do a remix. To mark the newly released version…

Farrokh Suntook’s Top 10 books

In his debut novel The People We Know, London-based author Farrokh Suntook has told a compelling story of a Sikh woman who finds her life transformed after a shocking discovery about her Parsi husband and a chance encounter with an English couple. Building on the author’s love for literature, the…

British Asians suffer largest fall in planned hospital care during…

British Asians experienced a much larger fall than other groups in planned hospital care during the pandemic, new analysis has revealed, highlighting how the health emergency worsened racial disparities. While age- and sex-standardised procedure rates fell by 44 per cent in the white group, the drop in elective procedure rates…

Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt decide not to invite guests…

Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor, one of the most popular couples in the tinsel town of Bollywood, welcomed their first child, a daughter, on Sunday. Ever since the couple announced the arrival of their baby girl, everyone is curious to know how she looks. But it seems fans have to…

Single mum who mowed down pedestrian in Birmingham avoids jail…

The single mum status of a woman helped her to avoid prison as she was given a suspended sentence after the mother-of-two mowed down a pedestrian at a Tesco car park in Birmingham, reports said. Aimee Palmer, 28, from Coleshill, crashed her Ford Fiesta into complete stranger Paramjit Malhi after…

Aya Hachem murder trial collapses as jury gets discharged

The trial related to the murder of teenage student Aya Hachem involving two accused men has collapsed as the jury has been discharged after less than a day's deliberation. According to a report by LancsLive, the jury was told following an application that it had been discharged on Wednesday (9)…

‘Devastated, gutted, hurt’: Hardik Pandya after India’s T20 World Cup…

Following his side's 10-wicket loss to England in the semifinal of the ICC T20 World Cup, Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya took to social media to express his thoughts on his team's exit, saying that he is "Devastated, gutted, hurt." He also thanked the support staff and fans for their help…

Feeling exhausted in the morning? You’re probably making these 3…

Mornings can really determine how the rest of your day will go, so if you have a bad morning – your day may not be good too. Also, when it comes to getting up in the morning, there are two types of people - those that jump out of bed…

Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif’s takes dig at Team India after…

Top knocks from openers Alex Hales and Jos Buttler powered England to an emphatic 10-wicket win over India in the second semi-final of the ongoing ICC T20 World Cup in Australia at Adelaide on Thursday. After the match, Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif took a brutal dig at the India…

Many seniors Indian players will not play T20 format next…

India's T20 squad will undergo a major transition in the next 24 months because senior players such as Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, and Ravichandran Ashwin will be gradually eased out, BCCI sources said on Thursday. While it appears that Ashwin and Dinesh Karthik have played their last games in the…

Avatar producer Jon Landau: ‘India’s diversity continues to amaze me’

Film producer Jon Landau says he finds India’s culture and diversity astonishing and is looking forward to releasing his upcoming venture Avatar: The Way Of Water in the country in six languages. Directed by celebrated filmmaker James Cameron, Avatar: The Way Of Water is scheduled to be released in India…

As makers decide to rework CGI and VFX, Prabhas’ Adipurush…

Headlined by Prabhas and Kriti Sanon, Adipurush is one of the eagerly awaited films of 2023. The Om Raut directorial was earlier slated to enter cinemas on January 12, 2023. However, following a severe backlash over poor VFX and the amateurish looks of lead characters in the teaser, the makers…

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

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

India: Comedian Vir Das’s Bengaluru show cancelled after Hindu outfits…

Stand-up comedian Vir Das' show scheduled to be held here on Thursday was cancelled at the last minute following protests by Hindu right-wing organisations. The fringe outfits protested against the show, alleging that it will hurt Hindu religious sentiments. According to the information available, the show was scheduled to take…

Is exercising for half an hour daily enough?

It’s quite common for many of us to exercise for half an hour a day, as 30 minutes of exercise is very doable, especially for those who occasionally lack motivation and feel lethargic to engage in their daily exercise regime. However, you may be disappointed to learn that this may…

India welcomes UK court’s decision to dismiss Nirav Modi’s plea…

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday (10) welcomed the decision of the UK High Court to dismiss fugitive diamond businessman Nirav Modi's plea against extradition back to India. "India has been vigorously pursuing the extradition of economic fugitives so that they face justice in India. We welcome the…

Next boss bats for ‘different approach’ to migration, says country…

The chief executive of retailer Next has said that the current immigration policy of the UK is crippling economic growth as he urged the government to let more foreign workers into the UK. Strong Brexit-backer Lord Wolfson said that the country needs a 'different approach' to migration to address the…

Experts slam India’s ‘timid’ Power-play approach after embarrassing semifinal defeat

Former cricketers Shane Watson and Nasser Hussain slammed India's 'timid' batting approach following team's embarrassing exit from the T20 World Cup, here on Thursday. England hammered India by 10 wickets with Alex Hales and Jos Buttler striking powerful half-centuries. As it was the case in the Group stage, India played…

Kajol unveils Salaam Venky first-look poster, Ajay Devgn reacts

Bollywood actor Kajol, on Thursday, unveiled the first look poster of her upcoming film 'Salaam Venky'. Taking to Instagram, Kajol shared the poster which she captioned, "Ek Badi Zindagi ka Bada Celebration is about to begin! #SALAAMVENKY Trailer out on November 14th! Catch the incredible journey of Sujata and Venkatesh…

Marrakech Film Festival to honour Ranveer Singh with Etoile D’or

Bollywood star Ranveer Singh, along with Scottish actor Tilda Swinton, American filmmaker James Gray, and Moroccan director Farida Benlyazid will be felicitated at the 2022 Marrakech International Film Festival, the organisers announced on Thursday. In recognition of their "brilliant careers", the quartet will receive the Etoile d'or (Golden Star) at…

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

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

India humiliated, England cruise into World Cup final

A thoroughly professional England annihilated an out-of- sync India by 10 wickets to sail into the World Cup final as Alex Hales and Jos Buttler's relentless hitting mortified Rohit Sharma's clueless attack on Thursday (10). England seemed to have saved their best for the grand stage as they reduced the…

Shocking! Sanitizers found to contain dangerous levels of cancer-causing chemical

After becoming an everyday essential during the Covid-19 pandemic, several sanitizer brands have been recalled in the US when it was discovered that they contain a cancer-causing chemical called benzene, a carcinogen at the very top of the Government's most dangerous solvent list. Subsequently, thousands of sprays and gels made…

IFFI 2022 to pay homage to Lata Mangeshkar, KK, Bappi…

The 53rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will pay tribute to Indian cinema icons Lata Mangeshkar, T Rama Rao, Bappi Lahiri, Pandit Birju Maharaj, Pandit Shivkumar Sharma, and Tarun Majumdar among others at the upcoming edition. The film festival will celebrate the exemplary work of the artists who passed…

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

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

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

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

8 Indians among 10 killed in Maldives fire: Indian High…

Eight Indians were among 10 people who were confirmed dead early this morning when a fire broke out in the garage below a cramped living quarters that housed foreign workers in the Maldivian capital, an Indian High Commission official said. The fire broke out in the M. Nirufehi area near…

Company owned by former Rochdale mayor in liquidation owing creditors…

A company owned by a former mayor of Rochdale has entered liquidation owing more than £700,000, it has been revealed. Councillor Aasim Rashid is the sole director of Rashids (PVT) Ltd which operated as Bedding Place, selling bedroom accessories online. The firm also previously owned newsagents shops in Leigh and…

India to overtake China in number of US Visas issued…

India is expected to surpass China in getting the number of US visas by 2023 and will be ranked two in the issuance of visas after Mexico, a Senior US Embassy official said. "We expect that India will surpass China in getting the number of US visas by next year's…

UK woman who died from rare cancer publicly dissected on…

In British first, a mum of two who battled a very rare cancer and died in 2020 was publicly dissected on Channel 4’s British show “My Dead Body” after donating her body to raise awareness. The programme is set to air next month. The young UK woman from Deal, Kent,…

Alia Bhatt’s Gangubai Kathiawadi begins BAFTA Awards campaign in all…

Directed by well-known filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Bollywood film Gangubai Kathiawadi (2022) has kick-started its awards season campaign. The period drama, which received a thunderous response upon its theatrical release and then global premiere on Netflix, is being nominated in every category for the prestigious British Academy Film (BAFTA) Awards…

Testimonies of two psychiatric experts were crucial in clinching case:…

Testimonies by two psychiatric experts during final hearings in the Nirav Modi extradition matter before the High Court of Justice in London were crucial in debunking his poor psychological state argument and clinching the case for India, officials said. The fugitive diamond merchant on Wednesday lost his appeal against extradition…

Shah Rukh Khan to appear in Salman Khan’s Tiger 3…

Bankrolled by Yash Raj Films, Pathaan and Tiger 3 are two of the most awaited films of 2023, which are expected to set the Indian box office on fire upon their release in January and April, respectively. That Salman Khan is set to appear as Tiger in Pathaan had been…

Man arrested for racially abusing female customer at Stockport McDonald’s

The Greater Manchester Police arrested a 28 year-old man in connection with an alleged racist attack at McDonald's in Stockport in the early hours of Sunday (6). Sarah Kutiwa, of Stockport, was traumatised after being racially abused and assaulted by two thugs at a fast food restaurant on Wellington Road…

Investigation launched after teen dies fleeing police in Halifax

Investigators have been trying to piece together events that led to the death of a teenager who crashed through a greenhouse in Halifax, West Yorkshire on Bonfire Night.Qais Muhammad Ratyal jumped over a fence into a back garden before his fatal crash while fleeing police on Saturday, media reports said.Police…

Trendy vitamin IV drips may be dangerous – doctors warn

Doctors have warned that trendy vitamin IV drips do not work and may be dangerous. In the past few years, celebrities such as Miley Cyrus, Rihanna, and Chrissy Teigen have all posted on social media, pictures of themselves undergoing the therapy – triggering an increase in its popularity with clinics…

Nuneaton couple’s news business suffers first break-in in more than…

They have been selling newspapers at Stockingford in Nuneaton for more than three decades but last week, they experienced a break-in for the first time ever. A 52-year-old man has been arrested. The newsagents-owning couple -- Inderjit, 59, and Amrik Padda, 66, had a shocking experience in the early hours…

Ten million stories of migration to Britain

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

Five Indian-Americans headed for US House of Representatives

A record five Indian-American politicians from the ruling Democratic Party, including Raja Krishnamoorthi, Ro Khanna, Ami Bera and Pramila Jayapal, are headed to the US House of Representatives on Wednesday (9) following the highly polarised midterm elections. The new US Congress will begin in January next year. Apart from these…

Pak PM heads to London to meet PML-N supremo Nawaz…

After concluding his trip to Egypt for the COP27 climate conference, Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif is headed to London to meet PML-N supremo, and elder brother Nawaz Sharif. This visit to London is the third such trip since he became Prime Minister in April. The Dawn newspaper reported that…

SS Rajamouli on the possibility of making a film on…

The thunderous success of Baahubali: The Beginning (2015), Baahubali: The Conclusion (2017), and RRR (2022), has established SS Rajamouli as one of the most successful Indian filmmakers in the world. Apart from setting the box office on fire in India, all these aforementioned films performed extremely well overseas also. In…

Qatar World Cup Preview

There is obviously another World Cup going on at the moment, but it will not be long before the world’s sporting attention turns to the Middle East’s first football World Cup. This is EasternEye’s comprehensive guide to everything you need to know about the forthcoming competition. Who will win? We…

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

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

Cancer-causing chemical found in several dry shampoos – Study

Just a week after Unilever recalled 19 dry shampoo aerosol products for “potentially elevated levels” of benzene, a chemical known to cause cancer in humans, a recent study has discovered high levels of benzene in several dry shampoo products still available in stores. The study was conducted by Connecticut-based independent…

British Army delegation pays obeisance at Golden Temple

A delegation of officers of the British Army on Wednesday (9) paid obeisance at the Golden Temple in Amritsar, Punjab. Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak committee chief Harjinder Singh Dhami honoured the delegates with 'siropao' (robe of honour) and religious texts at the shrine's information centre. Major Daljinder Singh Virdee, an officer…

Four guilty of murdering Abdirahim Mohamed during fake drug deal…

Four men were found guilty of killing teenager Abdirahim Mohamed in Leicester in September of last year following a fake drug deal. Following a trial on Tuesday (8) at Leicester Crown Court, Rizwan Gul, 26, Mohammed Hansrod, 30, Israfeel Gul, 28, and Zakir Brant, 26, were all found guilty. Although…

KRK body-shames actress and social media star Avneet Kaur and…

Kamal R. Khan, who is often referred to as KRK, is controversy’s favourite child. The flop actor and producer keeps making some bizarre comments on his Twitter handle that irk people more often than not. In one of his latest tweets on the micro-blogging site, KRK threw shade on popular…

Odisha Tourism takes part in World Travel Market 2022; receives…

A delegation of Odisha Tourism led by Ashwini Kumar Patra, the eastern Indian state's tourism minister; and Suresh Chandra Mahapatra, its chief secretary, on Tuesday (8) took part in the World Travel Market (WTM) which is currently underway in London. The three-day global travel show which kicked off on Monday…

We don’t want to see India vs Pakistan final: Jos…

England captain Jos Buttler said that the team would like to play spoilsport to an India-Pakistan final clash ahead of their semi-final clash against India while speaking at a press conference in Adelaide on Wednesday. The wicketkeeper-batsman backed his team to win the semi-final against India on November 10 to…

An Underground guard who refused to part with his turban

London has evolved as a diverse city over the decades with more than 300 languages spoken in the British capital now. While Transport of London allows its staff and others to wear any religious symbols today, the situation was different earlier. A look at its transformation as a multicultural city…

Review into Leicester disorder halts after social media ‘storm’

An independent inquiry into the recent disorder in Leicester has been halted after questions were raised over the integrity of an academic appointed to lead the exercise.Hate crime expert and University of Leicester assistant professor Chris Allen stepped down as the head of the review team a week after his…

One knock-out game won’t define me or any other player:…

India skipper Rohit Sharma understands the criticism about his underwhelming numbers in crunch games but would not appreciate if he or any other player is defined by failure in an odd high-stakes game. Rohit has struggled to make a substantial contribution in India’s total while competing in knock-out games at…

T20 WC: Azam, Rizwan find form, help Pakistan storm into…

Star batters Babar Azam and Mohammad Rizwan found form at the right moment, smashing key half-centuries to help Pakistan cruise into the final of the ICC T20 World Cup after defeating New Zealand by seven wickets in the first semifinal at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Wednesday. Men in Green…

Sudha Murthy prays for son-in-law Rishi Sunak at Sindhudurg temple

Writer and philanthropist Sudha Murthy on Wednesday (9) prayed for the well-being of her son-in-law and British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak at a temple in coastal Maharashtra's Sindhudurg district. Murthy, who arrived in Devgad tehsil of the district, around 500 km from Mumbai, the previous evening, visited the Durga Devi…

Nirav Modi loses appeal, UK High Court orders extradition to…

The High Court in London on Wednesday (9) ordered diamond merchant Nirav Modi's extradition to India to face charges of fraud and money laundering, amounting to an estimated $2 billion (£1.74bn) in the Punjab National Bank (PNB) loan scam case. Lord Justice Jeremy Stuart-Smith and Justice Robert Jay, who presided…

How you heat your home this winter can make you…

Experts have warned that the way Brits heat their homes this winter could damage their health, especially for those with heart and lung conditions. With the cost-of-living crisis continuing across the UK, many people are trying to reduce their gas and electricity bills by turning the heating off. However, this…

Rochdale teenager who launched terrifying bomb hoax in ‘suicide attempt’…

A teenager from Rochdale has been sentenced to 14 months detention in a Young Offenders Institute at Minshull Street Crown Court for a bomb hoax and possessing weapons. Husnain Masood, 18, pleaded guilty to two counts of possessing a bladed article, possessing an imitation firearm with the intent to cause…

Excited and humbled: Ali Fazal on his next Hollywood film…

Ali Fazal’s next Hollywood feature project is “Afghan Dreamers” and the actor says he is looking forward to being part of such an “important story”. To be directed by two-time Oscar-winning director Bill Guttentag, “Afghan Dreamers” is the true story of a program that was started by Afghan tech entrepreneur…

Freida Pinto reveals for a long time she didn’t like…

Freida Pinto has added a string of remarkable roles to her electric resume over the years, but one film that made her an overnight sensation was Danny Boyle’s 2008 Oscar-winner Slumdog Millionaire, co-starring Dev Patel. However, Pinto in a recent interview said that for a long time she did not…

COP27: Island nations want China, and India to pay for…

Highly polluting emerging economies including China and India should pay into a climate compensation fund to help countries rebuild after climate change-driven disasters, the prime minister of island nation Antigua and Barbuda said on Tuesday. The comments marked the first time the two nations have been lumped into the list…

Aruna Miller becomes first Indian-American to hold office of Lt…

Indian-American woman Aruna Miller on Wednesday became the first immigrant to hold the office of Lieutenant Governor in Maryland. Taking to her Twitter handle, Miller said that the people of Maryland chose "unity over division, expanding rights over restricting rights and hope over fear." She stated that residents of Maryland…

Sri Lanka Cricket paying for legal defence of sexual-assault accused…

The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) said that it is paying for Danushka Gunathilaka's legal defence in Australia since the charges of sexual intercourse without consent were laid on him while he was on national duty during the ongoing ICC T20 World Cup. As per ESPNCricinfo, it is not clear if…

Thugs jailed for enslaving, torturing victims and burning one’s head…

Two thugs were jailed for abusing three victims, keeping two of them as 'slaves", plying them with drugs and burned one with lighters, according to reports. Roheed Ahmed, 22 and Kameron Hussain, 23, in Walsall, were jailed for nine years and eight months each with a further three years on…

EXCLUSIVE: MPs urge ministers stop demonising immigrants

The government must embrace immigrants who take risks setting up businesses, create jobs, and contribute billions of pounds to Britain’s economy. That is the call from MPs and business leaders who have spoken to Eastern Eye. They have told this newspaper that the home secretary, Suella Braverman, should be ashamed…

T-Series and Colour Yellow Production drop Ayushmann Khurrana’s first look…

Colour Yellow Production and T-Series' An Action Hero has been raising the anticipation quite high! Adding to the thrill of the audience, the filmmakers have just dropped the poster of the film. Ayushmann Khurrana looks absolutely stunning as he is seen posing with a gun and the poster strikes a…

Priyanka Chopra jets off to LA after a brief stay…

After her brief stint in India, Priyanka Chopra is off to Los Angeles. Priyanka shared a photo of herself on her Instagram story revealing that she is flying back to Los Angeles. Priyanka was in India to promote her haircare brand alongside a visit to some rural areas in Uttar…

Omkar Kulkarni on why he chose to pursue acting as…

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

CBD Oil Without THC: Is It Better Or Worse For…

CBD oil for sale is available with THC or without THC. But does CBD work without THC? The simple answer is yes. CBD without THC works effectively for many consumers. With that said, if we move beyond that simple answer, there are reasons why using CBD oil with THC could be…

How to Buy a Vending Machine: The Dos and Don’ts?

Buying a vending machine is a big decision. There are a lot of factors to consider before making a purchase. In this blog post, we will go over the dos and don’ts of buying a vending machines perth so that you can make an informed decision. The dos and donts…

Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri left the fans guessing about his upcoming…

Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri has created a rage among the audience with his last release 'The Kashmir Files'. While the filmmaker received immense love and support from the audience and the critics, they are eagerly waiting for yet another cinematic wonder from him. While raising the anticipation for his upcoming film,…

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

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

Cancer specialist Dr Siddhartha Mukherjee talks about his battle with…

According to the American Psychiatric Association, depression is described as a common and serious medical illness that negatively influences how you think, feel, and act. The death of a loved one, the ending of a relationship, or a loss of a job are all difficult experiences for a person to…

London school kids will be trained to call out sexism

London mayor Sadiq Khan on Tuesday (8) said that a new ‘allyship training’ package will be available to every secondary school in the city to educate and empower youngsters to help prevent violence against women and girls (VAWG), a statement said. Khan is investing £1million to produce and distribute the…

Merchant Taylors’ School to have new cricket facility named after…

Merchant Taylors' School, one of England's premier independent schools located in Northwood, is set to come up with a new cricket facility for not only the institution but also the wider cricket community aimed at transforming indoor cricket provision in the region and emerge as one of the best of…

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

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

Covid in some ways will be there forever but worst…

COVID-19 in some ways will be there forever but the worst days of the pandemic are "absolutely" over, Dr Ashish K Jha, the White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator, said on Tuesday. Speaking at the 20th Hindustan Times Leadership Summit, Jha said given the high levels of immunity in the population…

61 per cent of black employees experienced racism at workplace…

Almost two-thirds (61 per cent) of black employees experienced racism in the workplace in 2021, according to a new report published by the business psychology consultancy Pearn Kandola. The Racism at Work research found that over half of UK employees are not seeing racial equality promoted at work. Conducted in…

Ex-Pak PM Imran Khan says FIR on his assassination attempt…

Terming as “farcical” the FIR registered in the case in the assassination attempt on him, Pakistan’s former prime minister Imran Khan on Tuesday (8) said he would give his position through his lawyers. The FIR registered by Punjab Police earlier in the day named Naveed Mohammad Basheer as the prime…

Kantara star Rishabh Shetty blames ‘too much western influence and…

2022 has not been a good year for Bollywood in terms of its performance at the box office. A number of high-profile films, featuring leading actors, have performed poorly so far and there is not much hope from the films set to release in months to come either. While Bollywood…

Reliance Industries India’s best employer, in top 20 worldwide: Forbes

Reliance Industries, the country's largest company by revenues, profits and market value, is India's best employer and the world's 20th best firm to work with, according to Forbes' World's Best Employers rankings 2022. The global ranking was topped by South Korean giant Samsung Electronics, followed by US giants Microsoft, IBM,…

Indians make up largest foreign-born residents in England and Wales:…

Nearly one in six people living in England and Wales last year were born outside the country and Indians constituted the largest chunk at 1.5 per cent of residents, according to latest statistics based on the country's 2021 census data. The UK’s Office for National Statistics (ONS) found that India…

Man guilty of stabbing Walthamstow dad-of-two to death while protecting…

A man was found guilty of murdering a Walthamstow dad-of-two following a stabbing in Brent in June last year. Abraheem Sikander, 24, of Dale Grove was found guilty at the Old Bailey on Monday (7) of murdering Mohammad Raza Gulzar, 29. Sikander was also found guilty of possession of an…

India will play New Zealand in T20 World Cup final,…

Former South African batter AB de Villiers has offered his prediction for the ICC T20 World Cup final, saying that India will play New Zealand in the summit clash and lift the trophy for the second time. The first semifinal of the tournament between New Zealand and Pakistan will take…

Over 300 doctors attend BAPIO annual conference & awards dinner…

More than 300 doctors representing diverse specialties took part in the annual conference and gala awards dinner of the British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (BAPIO) UK was held at the City Hall in Cardiff, Wales, between Friday (4) and Sunday (6). BAPIO represents Indian-origin doctors working in the…

Zayn Malik writes open letter to PM Rishi Sunak urging…

Former One Direction star Zayn Malik has written an open letter to British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, urging him to offer free school meals for all children whose families are on Universal Credit. Currently, it is estimated that approximately 800,000 children in the U.K. are living in poverty, but still…

Academic’s research paves way for legal support for victims of…

Landmark research by a university professor has helped victims of transnational marriage abandonment to avail crucial legal support. The study by Prof Sundari Anitha, professor of gender, violence and work at University of Lincoln, has established a pattern of domestic abuse and controlling behaviour in transnational marriage abandonment cases for…

Former West Indies captain Shivnarine Chanderpaul inducted into ICC Cricket…

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

Farmers cite lack of options as stubble burning turns air…

Smoke billows out of the fields in India's Punjab state as several thousand acres of crop stubble are set on fire, wrapping surrounding areas in a thick, grey blanket. The national capital Delhi and surrounding areas are enveloped in a layer of smog each winter as cold, heavy air traps…

He has earned the right to be never written off:…

England's all-rounder Ben Stokes heaped praise on Virat Kohli ahead of the semi-final clash against India and said that the star Indian batter can never be written off given his performances, during a press conference in Adelaide on Tuesday. Stokes was referring to the recent slump that Kohli had gone…

Kangana Ranaut supports Elon Musk’s decision to charge $ 8…

Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut, on Sunday, extended her support to the new Twitter owner, Elon Musk's decision to charge $ 8 a month to get verified accounts. Calling the social media platform as intellectually and ideologically motivated she termed it as the "best" and said that anybody who has an…

Indian High Commissioner Vikram Doraiswami inaugurates India pavilion at World…

India's High Commissioner to the UK, Vikram Doraiswami on Tuesday (local time), inaugurated the India pavilion and several state tourism pavilions at the World Travel Market (WTM) London. He made the inaugurations along with Arvind Singh, Secretary, Ministry of Tourism and state leaders from Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra and…

T20 World Cup: Unpredictable Pakistan to test consistent New Zealand

Formidable New Zealand appears strong on paper, but they have to defy history when they clash with an unpredictable and upbeat Pakistan in the first T20 World Cup semifinal here on Wednesday. Unlike Pakistan’s roller-coaster and miraculous journey into the last four, the Kiwis had a straightforward passage into the…

The sisterhood of Muslim women uniting football and faith in…

On a soccer pitch in a central London park, Sisterhood Football Club - a Muslim women's team - is making a substitution. "Your hijab, tuck it in. It can't get in the way," a teammate calls out as the replacement player runs on. Despite the warmth of the afternoon, all…

Malik Karim appointed as adviser on Tory fundraising

Conservative party treasurer Malik Karim has been appointed as an adviser on fundraising to the party chairman Nadhim Zahawi, a statement said. Karim was appointed as treasurer by the prime minister in July 2021. He created a sustainable fundraising strategy for the Tories to prepare the party to fight elections,…