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Kangana Ranaut threatens Bollywood couple spying on her: ‘Sudhar jao…

A day after alleging that a popular Bollywood couple was spying on her, Bollywood’s controversy queen Kangana Ranaut on Monday once again took to Instagram to warn the ‘Casanova’ and his wife to mend their ways. She openly threatened the ‘film mafia’ saying, “sudhar jao nahi toh ...ghar mein ghoos…

Indians can now get US visa appointment at American embassies…

The US Embassy in India has said that Indians who are travelling abroad can get a visa appointment at the US Embassy or consulate of their destination. It cited the example of Thailand, saying that the country has opened appointment capacity for B1 and B2 visas (business and travel) for…

PM Modi condoles loss of lives in earthquake Syria and…

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed deep anguish at the deaths and devastation caused by the earthquakes in Syria and Turkey. The most powerful earthquake in nearly a century struck Turkey and Syria early Monday, killing over 1,400 people in their sleep, levelling buildings and causing tremors felt…

UK industry body leads first-ever India delegation to unlock FTA…

The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has sent its first-ever business delegation to India on Monday aimed at unlocking opportunities from the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) being negotiated between London and New Delhi. The industry body, which speaks on behalf of 190,000 UK businesses of all sizes and sectors, began…

Doctors back British Indian medic’s call for Covishield vaccine safety…

A number of Indian medical experts on Monday supported calls from an eminent British Indian cardiologist for a full safety review into the use of the Oxford/AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine, administered in India as Covishield, over feared serious side effects such as heart attack and stroke. Dr Aseem Malhotra, a National…

Utah Legislature passes resolution honouring Sikh community’s contributions

The Legislature in the US state of Utah has unanimously passed a resolution honouring the Sikh community for their contributions and service to humanity despite facing “oppression and discrimination throughout the world". The resolution was introduced by Representative Angela Romero and Senator Luz Escamilla and passed last week, Kutv reported.…

Opposition asks PM Modi to break silence on Adani issue

The Congress on Monday questioned the "deafening" silence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the Adani issue and made a pun on his monthly 'Mann ki Baat' asking him whether it was an instance of 'Mann ki banking' to benefit his cronies. "His silence is not just eloquent but also…

London paedophile, 61, jailed for having sex with minor girl…

A paedophile in north London, aged above 60, has been sent to jail for having sex with a teenage girl. Anandarajah Bremakumar from Colindale, Barnet, abused the girl in 2010 when she was 16 but the police came to learn about the incident only in 2019 when a report was…

How Indo-Pak cricket thrived in Musharraf’s rule

Pakistan’s former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, the architect of the Kargil War in 1999, loved his cricket. Musharraf, who passed away in a Dubai hospital on Sunday, used cricket as a strong diplomatic tool to improve relations between the two countries when he led Pakistan first as Chief Executive and…

Special flight to repatriate Musharraf’s mortal remains from Dubai gets…

The special flight to repatriate the mortal remains of Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf was delayed, media reports said on Monday. Musharraf, the architect of the Kargil War in 1999, died on Sunday in Dubai after a prolonged illness. The 79-year-old former military ruler, who had been in the…

‘We belong to Allah and..’ PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif on…

Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has reacted to the demise of the ex-chief of army staff and former President General Pervez Musharraf. https://twitter.com/NawazSharifMNS/status/1622179667410051072?s=20&t=FvMYysKQJBzw9dH3Z9l8kQ Taking to his official Twitter handle, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo wrote a verse in Arabia with the hashtag Pervez Musharraf. The verse loosely translated to…

Team India focused on WC clash against Pakistan despite WPL…

Although the Women's Premier League auction is just around the corner, Team India is firmly focused on their T20 World Cup opener against Pakistan as they aim to repeat the U19 women's title-winning feat, said captain Harmanpreet Kaur. The Women’s Premier League auction is scheduled for February 13 in Mumbai,…

Adani crisis sparks protests and arrests; sell-off losses top $110…

The crisis engulfing the Adani group intensified on Monday as dozens of members of India's main opposition party were detained by police during protests, and parliament was suspended again due to disruptions over the saga. Adani shares continued their freefall, with the conglomerate's cumulative market value loss topping $110 billion.…

Former PM Truss criticises Sunak policies as pressure builds

Former UK prime minister Liz Truss on Sunday criticised her successor Rishi Sunak's "detrimental" tax policies, as the current leader also faced pressure from another predecessor Boris Johnson over his Ukraine strategy. Truss came to power in September, immediately implementing a radical tax-slashing agenda. But her plans spooked the markets…

Rushdie releases new novel, six months after knife attack

Six months after being stabbed, British author Salman Rushdie on Tuesday publishes his new novel "Victory City", an "epic tale" of a 14th-century woman who defies a patriarchal world to rule a city. Written before the US knife attack that nearly took the Indian-born author's life, the novel purports to…

14 Hindu Temples vandalised in Bangladesh: Police

Unidentified persons vandalised 14 Hindu temples in northwestern Bangladesh in a series of orchestrated attacks overnight, police said on Sunday. "Unidentified people carried out the attacks under the cover of darkness, vandalising idols in 14 temples in three unions (lowest local government tier)," said Bidyanath Barman, a Hindu community leader…

Anurag Kashyap: One doesn’t become patriotic only by watching Republic…

In a recent interview, well-known filmmaker Anurag Kashyap opened up about the general perception that he has issues with the ruling Indian party, BJP. “People think I only have an issue with BJP, but that is not the case. When Congress was in power, I was fighting Congress, and now…

Cardi B wears Indian couturier Gaurav Gupta’s creation at Grammys…

American rapper Cardi B rocked the 65th Annual Grammy Awards red carpet in a stunning custom-made gown crafted by Indian fashion designer Gaurav Gupta. Belcalis Marlenis Almanzar, better known by her stage name Cardi B, appeared at the pre-awards event on Sunday evening in a royal blue cutout sculptural 3D…

Ricky Kej wins third Grammy Award, dedicates honour to India

Music composer Ricky Kej, based out of Bengaluru, has won his third Grammy Award for the album 'Divine Tides' and dedicated the honour to his home country, India. The US-born musician shared the award with Stewart Copeland, the drummer of the iconic British rock band The Police, who collaborated with…

Mindy Kaling visits Jaipur, relishes Rajasthani delicacies

Hollywood actor-writer Mindy Kaling says she is in awe of India's Pink City Jaipur, its culture, food and people. Kaling, best known for playing Kelly Kapoor in the NBC sitcom "The Office" and creating Netflix show "Never Have I Ever", was on a brief trip to Jaipur, Rajasthan. The 43-year-old…

Pakistan’s Joyland to release in India in March

Critically-acclaimed Pakistani film Joyland will be releasing in Indian theatres on March 10. The movie, which was Pakistan's official entry for the best international feature Oscars, follows a patriarchal family craving for the birth of a baby boy to continue the family line, while their youngest son secretly joins an erotic…

Gujarat businessman kidnapped in South Africa released after ransom payment

An Indian businessman kidnapped in South Africa has been released after the payment of a ransom, media reports said.Keyur Malli landed in Johannesburg on January 20 to strike a deal related to metals but he was kidnapped by a “Pakistani gang,” from outside the airport. Malli's family in Rajkot in…

Narendra Modi emerges most popular global leader with approval rating…

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been pegged as the world's most popular leader with an approval rating of 78 per cent as per a survey by a US-based consulting firm 'Morning Consult.'As per the rating PM Modi's ratings trump those of other leaders including US President Joe Biden, French President…

Adani turmoil a key test for Modi’s India Inc

The market rout suffered by Indian tycoon Gautam Adani is the latest corporate scandal to plague one of the world's largest economies despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi's efforts to root out corruption.Properly investigating the claims of fraud that triggered the sell-off in Adani's companies will be a key test for…

Pervez Musharraf: Architect of Kargil War, brought Pakistan and India…

Pakistan's former military dictator General Pervez Musharraf, the architect of the Kargil War, toppled the democratically-elected government in a bloodless military coup in 1999 and ruled the country for nine years during which he survived numerous assassination bids.Born in a middle-class family of Urdu-speaking Mohajir parents in Delhi in 1943,…

Intermittent fasting might reverse type 2 diabetes: Study

According to a recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism of the Endocrine Society, patients who underwent an intermittent fasting diet intervention achieved complete diabetes remission, which is defined as a HbA1c (average blood sugar) level of less than 6.5% at least one year after stopping…

Consumption of ultra-processed food linked to Cancer

According to an observational study done by Imperial College London, a higher intake of ultra-processed foods may be associated with an increased risk of getting and dying from cancer.Researchers at Imperial's School of Public Health have produced the most thorough assessment of the link between ultra-processed meals and cancer risk…

Apple CEO Tim Cook praises Vishal Bhardwaj, Ishaan Khatter’s short…

Apple CEO Tim Cook, on Saturday, praised Indian filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj and Ishan Khatter's recently released short film 'Fursat'.Taking to Twitter, Tim wrote, "Check out this beautiful Bollywood film from director @VishalBhardwaj that explores what might happen if you could see into the future. Incredible cinematography and choreography, and all…

Timeline of Musharraf’s engagements with India during his reign in…

Pakistan's former military ruler General (retd.) Pervez Musharraf, the architect of the Kargil War in 1999, died on Sunday in Dubai after a prolonged illness.The four-star general, who ruled Pakistan in a dictator-style and passed away on Sunday at the age of 79, was born in Delhi. During his reign…

‘Kargil episode’ brought Musharraf and Sharif on collision course

It was the "Kargil episode" of 1999 that created the biggest rift between then Pakistan president Parvez Musharraf and then prime minister Nawaz Sharif after he denied any knowledge of it to make himself look clean, according to a book written by the deceased ex-military ruler.The book 'In the Line…

Rishi Sunak joins UK-India NSA meeting

As a special gesture, Rishi Sunak will join the National Security Advisor (NSA) Dialogue 'for a while' between Ajit Doval and Tim Barrow in London.The High Commission of India in London tweeted and informed about the same and said that the governments of both countries value strengthening strategic partnerships in…

Musharraf was first Pak military dictator to be sentenced to…

Pakistan's former dictator General Pervez Musharraf who died in Dubai on Sunday due to prolonged illness, earned the ignominy of being the first military ruler to receive capital punishment in the country's history for subverting the Constitution in 2007.Musharraf, 79, who was suffering from amyloidosis, a rare disease caused by…

Indian regulator reassures investors after Adani rout

India's securities regulator said Saturday that markets were stable and protected from further volatility, following a phenomenal share rout that hit the business empire of tycoon Gautam Adani.The combined market cap of Adani Group's listed companies has collapsed by around $120 billion -- about half of the conglomerate's value --…

Nitin Sawhney wins top honour at Eastern Eye’s annual Arts,…

ACCLAIMED musician Nitin Sawhney won the top award at Eastern Eye’s annual Arts, Culture and Theatre Awards (ACTAs), which recognise the achievements of Britain’s south Asian community in the arts, creative and media industries. Sawhney, whose latest album, Immigrants, examines the complexities of identities in modern Britain, was presented The…

Indians third-largest contingent of migrants who crossed the Channel this…

Britain's Home Office has said that Indians are the third-largest contingent of migrants who crossed the Channel this year, reported The Times. According to reports, as many as 250 Indian migrants crossed the Channel in small boats this year. The report added that Indian students now use a loophole that…

Pakistan to appeal to Taliban leader over police mosque bombing

Islamabad will ask the secretive supreme leader of Afghanistan's Taliban to rein in militants in Pakistan after a suicide bombing killed scores of police in a mosque, officials said Saturday (4). Since the Taliban returned to power in Kabul, Pakistan has witnessed a dramatic uptick in attacks in regions bordering…

Indian ministry reviews Adani Group financial statements – government sources

India's ministry of corporate affairs has started a preliminary review of Adani Group's financial statements and other regulatory submissions made over the years, two senior government officials told Reuters on Friday (3). Adani Group has denied allegations by U.S.-based short-seller Hindenburg Research of improper use of offshore tax havens and…

The Bhavan students showcase talent across art forms at annual…

The Bhavan celebrated its annual founder’s day event in the last weekend of January and the occasion proved to be both a visual and artistic treat. Being the largest organisation for Indian classical arts in the UK, The Bhavan, London, boasts of more than 700 students who come to train…

‘Still feeling it bro’: Shah Rukh Khan on record-breaking success…

The humongous box office success of Pathaan is yet to sink in, said superstar Shah Rukh Khan as he interacted with his fans during an #AskSrk session on Twitter. The 57-year-old actor, who plays the titular spy in the stylish actioner, said the team is "still feeling" the love coming…

British Steel mulling 1,200 job cuts: union

Chinese-owned steelmaker British Steel, currently in pursuit of UK state aid, is mulling up to 1,200 job cuts according to the Unite trade union. The company wants to "make up to 1,200 workers redundant" at its steelworks in the northern English town of Scunthorpe, Unite said in a statement on…

Adani crisis ignites Indian contagion fears, credit warnings

Financial contagion fears spread in India on Friday as the Adani Group's crisis worsened, with ratings agency Moody's warning the conglomerate may struggle to raise capital and S&P cutting the outlook on two of its businesses. Chaotic scenes in both houses of India's parliament led to their adjournment on Friday…

India, U.S. discuss Narendra Modi White House visit

The Biden administration is in talks with Indian officials over a possible White House visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi later this year, according to a U.S. official aware of the discussions and another person briefed on the matter. U.S. President Joe Biden is eager to deepen ties with the…

Cartels charge Indians $21K to help illegally cross into US…

Criminal transnational organisations called cartels on average charge $21,000 from Indians to help them illegally cross over the American border, an Arizona Sheriff has told lawmakers here. The minimum being charged by a cartel for a foreign national to come into the United States illegally is $7,000, Sheriff Mark Dannels…

Pakistan to appeal to Taliban leader over police mosque bombing

Islamabad will ask the secretive supreme leader of Afghanistan's Taliban to rein in militants in Pakistan after a suicide bombing killed scores of police in a mosque, officials said Saturday. Since the Taliban returned to power in Kabul, Pakistan has witnessed a dramatic uptick in attacks in regions bordering Afghanistan,…

Pakistan blocks Wikipedia for not removing blasphemous content

Pakistan has blocked Wikipedia, the online encyclopedia, after it refused to remove offensive or blasphemous material, according to media reports on Saturday. The blacklisting of Wikipedia comes days after the Pakistan Telecom Authority (PTA) degraded Wikipedia services for 48 hours, threatening to block it if the content deemed ‘blasphemous’ was…

Not just India but billionaires from across globe are exposed…

While an explosive report by Hindenburg Research about India's Adani Group has triggered fear that it could lead to serious economic turmoil for the south Asian nation's economy, it has been reported that a number of billionaires world over are exposed to the conglomerate's sensational crash. Bloomberg reported that some…

Happy Valley actor Amit Shah teases he knows the ending;…

As the final episode of Happy Valley airs on Sunday, actor Amit Shah, who plays the character of troubled pharmacist Faisal Bhatti on the series, has revealed that he knows the ending of the critically acclaimed and hard-hitting BBC One crime drama. The 41-year-old actor recently appeared on ITV’s Lorraine…

US journalist calls Shah Rukh Khan ‘India’s Tom Cruise’ in…

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s latest film Pathaan (2023) has set the box office on fire. Ever since its theatrical release on January 25, the film has been doing phenomenal business not only in India but overseas also. The spy thriller marked Khan’s return to the silver screen after a…

Expert warns against peeing ‘just in case’ before leaving house…

Going to the bathroom 'just in case' before a long car ride or big walk is a common practice, but a pelvic floor specialist has warned that it may not be good for the bladder in the long run, despite providing peace of mind, the Mirror reports. The expert has…

Vijay and Lokesh Kanagaraj’s next titled Leo; first teaser out

After a long wait, the makers of Tamil superstar Vijay’s upcoming film revealed the official title of the project through a promo video released on Friday. Lokesh Kanagaraj is attached to helm the forthcoming film that has been titled Leo. It was tentatively named Thalapathy 67. The director took to…

Felt it was my dharma to take over as UK…

Rishi Sunak has spoken of his motivation behind taking on the top job at 10 Downing Street in the wake of intense political turmoil last year as his “dharma”. In a televised interview with ‘Talk TV’ host Piers Morgan at his Downing Street home to mark 100 days in the…

What is a Straddle in Poker? A Guide to the…

You’ve probably heard of the term “Straddle” in your poker corridors. But what exactly does it mean, and why should you use it? Let’s dive deeper into what a straddle is and how you can use this play style to your advantage. Ready? Ride along. What is a Straddle? A…

Have you tried Padabhyanga – The Ayurveda practice of massaging…

Recently, there has been a growing trend toward adopting an Ayurvedic lifestyle. This approach is valued for being free of chemicals and for its ability to effectively address various health concerns without any adverse effects. One of the popular techniques and remedies in Ayurveda is ‘Padabhyanga,’ a practice of massaging…

Adani row rocks India’s parliament amid financial contagion fears

Both houses of India's parliament were adjourned on Friday amid chaotic scenes as some lawmakers demanded an inquiry following the meltdown of shares in billionaire Gautam Adani's group companies, which some fear could spark wider financial turmoil. Shares in Adani companies recovered after sharp falls earlier in the day, but…

Pakistan mosque carnage: Police identifies bomber through DNA samples

Pakistani authorities on Friday claimed to have made an "important breakthrough" in its probe into the Peshawar mosque attack by identifying the suicide bomber through his DNA samples, and have arrested a woman in connection with the attack that killed over 100 worshippers. Ijaz Khan, the chief of Peshawar city…

Die-hard Shah Rukh Khan fans from Bangladesh travel all the…

Yash Raj Films’ spy thriller Pathaan was one of the most awaited films of 2023 simply because it marked superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s return to the silver screen after a huge gap of more than four years. Before Pathaan, Khan was last seen in Zero (2018) alongside Katrina Kaif and…

Decoding Lupus, the disease Selena Gomez is battling

American singer and actor Selena Gomez, has informed her fans about her health condition after they noticed her trembling hands in a recent TikTok video. In the video, she was performing her skincare routine and applying makeup removal products when her shaky hands caught the attention of her fans. Quick…

Taliban beat up, detain Afghan educator who spoke out on…

Afghanistan's Taliban authorities have "beaten and detained" an academic who voiced outrage on live television against their ban on women's university education, his aide said Friday. Veteran journalism lecturer Ismail Mashal caused a storm by tearing his degree certificates to shreds on TV in December, protesting the edict ending women's…

40 Afghan families with 150 children in London told to…

As many as 40 Afghan families with 150 children in Kensington, west London,were asked to settle over 200 miles away in Wetherby, Leeds, the Guardian reported. These refugees have been living in London for the past 18 months after fleeing the Taliban. The latest Home Office order came as a…

SRK asks Paulo Coelho to ‘meet up soon’ after novelist…

Famous novelist and lyricist Paulo Coelho heaped praises on Shah Rukh Khan on Thursday. After his appreciation post, the King of Bollywood SRK responded in his signature style. From fans to members of the film industry, almost everyone went gaga over the film. Paulo Coelho too. Re-shared video of Shah…

Vishal Bhardwaj on shooting Fursat on iPhone: ‘I’ve been wanting…

Acclaimed filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj has come up with a new film. What makes his latest offering interestingly different from all his previous works is the fact that he shot it on an iPhone, iPhone 14 Pro to be more precise. Yes, you heard that absolutely right! Titled Fursat, the 30-minute…

Why you shouldn’t throw lemon and orange peels

Oranges and lemons are widely consumed fruits, but their peels are often discarded after zesting. Yet, it is argued that these peels are a rich source of nutrients like fibre, vitamin C, and plant compounds with potential health benefits. In fact, some experts advise instead of throwing the peels away,…

Indian police arrest 1,800 men in crackdown on underage marriage

Police in Assam has arrested more than 1,800 men for marrying or arranging marriages to underage girls, launching what the eastern Indian state's chief minister said on Friday was the start of a sustained crackdown on the practice. Police began the arrests on Thursday night, and more were likely, including…

Moody’s says Adani stock plunge can hurt group’s ability to…

Credit ratings agency Moody's warned on Friday that the recent sell-off in Adani group's shares after a short-sellers report could reduce the Indian conglomerate's ability to raise capital, while its peer Fitch saw no immediate impact on its ratings. Hindenburg Research's scathing attack last week on the group has questioned…

Very bullish on India: Apple CEO Tim Cook

Apple CEO Tim Cook has said he is “very bullish on India” and described the country as a major focus and "hugely exciting market” where the technology giant is putting a “significant amount of energy” through investments, retail and online presence. Apple on Thursday reported revenue of $117.2 billion for…

India’s finance minister says markets ‘well regulated’ after Adani storm

Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said Friday her country's markets were "well regulated" and she did not expect the controversy around tycoon Gautam Adani's business empire to affect investor confidence. The combined market cap of Adani Group's listed units has collapsed by more than $120 billion - about half of…

Jaswant Singh Chail who wanted to ‘kill’ late queen with…

A British Sikh man who wanted to “assassinate” Queen Elizabeth II on Christmas Day in 2021 and was caught on the grounds of Windsor Castle armed with a crossbow has admitted to committing treason. Jaswant Singh Chail, who identified himself as an “Indian Sikh”, wanted to kill the late monarch…

Investigation launched after The Apprentice contestant Shazia Hussain complains of…

An investigation has been launched after a contestant in The Apprentice complained of racial abuse by a co-star, media reports said.Shazia Hussain was left “distressed” by the incident allegedly involving her fellow contestant Mark Moseley, a pest control businessman, the Daily Mail reported.The incident, believed to be caught on camera,…

Shah Rukh Khan: Indian heartthrob and King of Bollywood

Shah Rukh Khan is Bollywood's most popular star and at 57 still its biggest sex symbol, whose silver-screen repertoire of dance, romance and shoot-em-up heroics made him the cinematic avatar of a changing India. "King Khan" -- whose moniker reflects decades of box office dominance -- is a rare unifying…

Adani says crediting his rise to Modi a ‘baseless’ allegation

Beleaguered Indian tycoon Gautam Adani denied Friday that his rise to become Asia's richest man -- a title he has lost in a phenomenal stock rout -- was due to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, as shares in his conglomerate slumped again. His listed units' combined market capitalisation has collapsed by…

Why COVID-19 kills more men than women decoded

Scientists have found new evidence that may explain why men are more susceptible to severe infections of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, with increased death rates. The research, published in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences, indicates males fare worse than females with the COVID-19 disease because the virus more readily attacks…

Hope Adipurush gets its due: Kriti Sanon

Bollywood star Kriti Sanon says she is “extremely proud” of “Adipurush”, the big screen adaptation of the Ramayana. Fronted by "Baahubali" star Prabhas, who features in the title role as Lord Ram, the multilingual period saga sees Saif Ali Khan in the role of Lakesh and Sanon as Sita. "It…

Pakistan ‘will have to agree’ to IMF conditions for bailout:…

Pakistan's Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said Friday the government would have to agree to IMF bailout conditions that are "beyond imagination". An International Monetary Fund (IMF) delegation landed in Pakistan on Tuesday for last-ditch talks to revive vital financial aid that has stalled for months. The government has held out…

Low annual limit for H-1B petitions affecting US employers: Study

The low annual limit of 85,000 registrations for H-1B petitions is the main problem facing US employers trying to secure foreign talent, according to a new report about the skilled workers' visas, the most sought-after by Indian IT professionals. The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies…

US: Republican-majority House removing Ilhan Omar from foreign affairs committee…

Democratic Party Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, known for her frequent anti-India tirade, has been voted out of the powerful foreign affairs committee by the Republican-majority House of Representatives, a move that was quickly condemned by the White House. The House voted to remove her from the House Foreign Affairs Committee with…

More could have been done for Oldbury couple killed by…

More could have been done to protect an Indian-origin couple murdered by their son by taking note of early warning signs about his violent behaviour and poor mental health, according to a new report this week into the fatal attack in Oldbury in 2020. Anmol Chana was sentenced to life…

Is Marvel planning to cast Dev Patel in its Fantastic…

According to a new rumour doing the rounds on the internet, Dev Patel is being considered for a major role in Marvel Studios’ forthcoming Fantastic Four film. The rumour originates from Leaker MSSmods on Reddit who posted that Adam Driver is not a frontrunner for Reed Richards, but Marvel Studios…

Coke Studio Bharat celebrates the new voice of India

After the overwhelming success of Coke Studio globally, Coca-Cola announces the launch of ‘Coke Studio Bharat’ in Mumbai today. The season is an amalgamation of over 50 artists from across the country who have come together to create over 10 memorable tracks celebrating the roots of Bharat. The Indian music…

Peshawar mosque suicide bomber entered high-security zone dressed in police…

A Taliban suicide bomber who killed 101 people, including 97 policemen, at a mosque inside a major police facility in Pakistan's Peshawar city had disguised himself in a police uniform to sneak into the high-security zone and was riding a motorcycle with a helmet and mask on, a top police…

India urges Australia to not allow use of its territory…

India on Thursday strongly condemned the recent incidents of attacks on Indians in Australia and urged Canberra to not allow the use of Australian territory for activities detrimental to India's territorial integrity, security and national interests. External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said India has conveyed to Australia its "firm…

Not water – This is what you need to prevent…

It is essential to replenish fluid levels after any activity that leads to heavy sweating, such as a rigorous workout, sauna session, or hot yoga class. Additionally, rehydrating is critical for avoiding the negative consequences of dehydration during cases of stomach flu or after a night of drinking alcohol. You've…

Jo Johnson, brother of Boris Johnson, resigns as director of…

Lord Jo Johnson, younger brother of former British prime minister Boris Johnson, has resigned his non-executive directorship of a UK-based investment firm linked with the now-withdrawn Adani Enterprises Follow-on Public Offer (FPO). 'The Financial Times' newspaper referenced UK Companies House records to reveal that 51-year-old Lord Johnson had been appointed…

Director Siddharth Anand on Pathaan being called a ‘pale imitation…

Starring superstar Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, and John Abraham in lead roles, filmmaker Siddharth Anand’s latest directorial Pathaan (2022) has set the global box office on fire with its collections. Fans are euphoric to see SRK on the silver screen after a long gap of four years. While millions…

Women, here’s why you keep peeing your pants or have…

The pelvic floor muscles play a crucial role in daily activities. They provide support to the bladder, urethra, rectum, anus, prostate, uterus, cervix, vagina, and intestines. Experts inform that these muscles also affect sexual health, including sexual arousal and orgasm. Additionally, they aid in stabilising the hips and trunk during…

Asian community mourns passing of community and spiritual leader Pujya…

BRITAIN’S Asian community is mourning the loss of a respected community and spiritual leader, Pujya Rambapa, following his passing on Tuesday (31), aged 102. Rambapa, as he was fondly known, dedicated his life to the spread of Hinduism, spirituality as well as charitable and philanthropic activities in the UK and…

Paulo Coelho calls Shah Rukh Khan a ‘king, legend, friend,…

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan is presently riding high on the humongous success of his latest offering Pathaan (2023), which also features Deepika Padukone and John Abraham in significant roles. The spy thriller, which hit theatres on January 25, has been performing exceptionally well not only in India but all…

Sadiq Khan, Martin Lewis come together to help Londoners tackle…

London mayor Sadiq Khan and MoneySavingExpert founder Martin Lewis CBE have joined forces for a one-off live event to help Londoners tackle the cost-of-living crisis. On Thursday (2), Khan and Martin were set to be joined by an audience at City Hall to discuss everything from managing soaring energy costs…

Sri Lanka’s powerful Buddhist clergy opposes full implementation of 13A…

Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe's plan to fully implement India-backed 13th Amendment to grant political autonomy to the minority Tamils received a blow on Thursday as the powerful Buddhist clergy expressed strong opposition to the move, claiming it challenges the unitary nature of the country. The four chief prelates of…

Sunak marks 100 days as PM with pledge to deliver…

Rishi Sunak marked his 100th day in office as the first non-white British Prime Minister on Thursday with a slick new video for social media pledging to deliver change, amidst multiple challenges, including spiralling inflation. The UK's first Indian-origin Prime Minister took charge at 10 Downing Street a day after…

Author Taslima Nasreen alleges private hospital forced her to undergo…

Author, Taslima Nasreen has made serious claims against a private hospital in Delhi, India, accusing them of coercing her to undergo a hip replacement surgery that she asserts was not necessary. The exiled Bangladeshi writer used Twitter to recount her experience with Apollo Hospital and one of its physicians, Dr…

EYE SPY: Return of the king

A FEW weeks before the release of the 2018 film Zero I went for dinner with a famous Bollywood actor friend, who was praising the trailer and saying it was a sure-fire blockbuster. I disagreed and predicted it would be a huge disaster, even if the movie miraculously turned out…

UK defends BBC independence, says ‘investing heavily’ in relationship with…

The UK government has defended the BBC as a media outlet “independent in its output“ in the wake of widespread Indian diaspora protests against the controversial documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Addressing reporters at Downing Street on Wednesday, British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s spokesperson echoed a statement issued by…

Bhansali’s Black still shines bright

WHEN Black was released on February 4, 2005, it broke all the Bollywood rules and still  became a blockbuster success. The Sanjay Leela Bhansali directed drama about a deaf and blind woman, and her relationship with an elderly teacher, who later develops Alzheimer's disease won critical acclaim and multiple awards.…

‘Pathaan’ raises £66 million gross worldwide in eight days

Star-studded action spectacle "Pathaan" has earned Rs 667 crore (£66.5 million approx) gross worldwide in eight days, said production house Yash Raj Films (YRF) on Thursday. Directed by Siddharth Anand, the globetrotting espionage thriller was released globally in Hindi with dubbed versions in Tamil and Telugu on January 25. It…

Hunt: Government will act in lockstep with BoE on inflation

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that he will ensure government decisions are in lockstep with the Bank of England's approach and resist the urge to fund spending or tax cuts through increased borrowing. “Inflation is a stealth tax that is the biggest threat to living…

‘BBC has 18 Chinese clients other than Huawei,’ says Indian…

Rajya Sabha MP, the upper house of Indian parliament, and senior Supreme Court advocate Mahesh Jethmalani on Thursday lashed out at "BBC apologists" for seeking proof of the Chinese tech giant Huawei's payments to the British Broadcasting Corporation, and alleged that the UK-based broadcaster has 18 other Chinese clients. https://twitter.com/JethmalaniM/status/1620974901128761344?s=20&t=V56PfN6BxJtgGvPYWH1dFA…

Woman, who lived in fear of knife-obsessed son & killed…

A woman's years of fear about her knife-obsessed son came to be true as he murdered both her and his step-father at their home in Oldbury in a frenzied act. It has also been revealed that authorities failed to save the lives despite the family's repeated pleas for help against…

Cannot rule out internal assistance: Pakistan police on Peshawar mosque…

After investigating how the suicide bomber entered the Peshawar mosque and attacked, Pakistani police claimed that there are chances that the bomber was able to evade the security check because of an insider hand, reported Reuters. Peshawar police chief Ijaz Khan said they are investigating how the suicide bomber entered…

Chess players’ performance affected by air quality, suggesting an impact…

Chess players perform objectively worse and make more suboptimal moves when there is more fine particulate matter in the air, according to a new study. The researchers assessed and measured the chess players' moves by computerized analysis of their games, the study co-authored by a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)…

Family pays heartfelt tribute to teen fatally stabbed in Levenshulme:…

The family of Ibraheem Ali, a 19-year-old who was fatally stabbed in south Manchester on January 22, has paid him a heartfelt tribute. According to a report by the Manchester Evening News, the teen's mother expressed pain over losing her young son and prayed that no mother should experience what…

Do Banana peels help remove dark spots and wrinkles? Experts…

A study from 2011 discovered that banana peels contain high levels of antioxidants, with unripe peels having a higher concentration of antioxidants compared to ripe and overripe peels, Cleveland Clinic informs. Further, it’s a common belief that rubbing a banana peel on the face can help remove dark spots and…

Eating mixed tree nuts helps reduce cardiovascular risk: Research

In a study published online this week in the journal Nutrients, researchers discovered that eating a variety of tree nuts, including almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamias, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios, and walnuts, improved tryptophan metabolism in overweight and obese people. In particular, serotonin, a neurotransmitter, and cardioprotective tryptophan metabolites…

Coffee with milk might have an anti-inflammatory effect: Study

Can a cup of coffee with milk have an anti-inflammatory impact on humans? According to a new study from the University of Copenhagen, this is the case. Anti-inflammatory effects in immune cells are doubled when proteins and antioxidants are combined. The researchers intend to investigate the implications on human health.…

That’s my responsibility: Hardik doesn’t mind playing Dhoni’s role for…

Star India all-rounder Hardik Pandya feels he has developed the ability to absorb pressure and doesn't mind playing the anchor role that the great Mahendra Singh Dhoni played for the team. The 29-year-old has always been known for his batting pyrotechnics but says he has now learnt to take the…

Cyclist ‘bed-bound’ after gruesome hammer attack in Birmingham park, police…

A man has been struggling to move around months after a violent attack in a Birmingham park but the police have closed the case saying they could not find the thugs.Mohammed Iftikhar, 46, said masked thugs struck his head twice with hammers when he was cycling through Aston Hall Park…

Londoner who ran escort agency website jailed for rape, prostitution…

A Londoner who preyed upon young women looking for jobs has been jailed for 31 years after being convicted of rape and sexual assault.Nuruzzaman Shahin of Camden who targeted women through an escort website was also found guilty of controlling prostitution for gain.The 40-year-old man, who committed the offences against…

South Asian celebration in the heart of Manchester

THE first permanent gallery in the UK dedicated to the experiences, contributions and histories of the South Asian diaspora is set to open in Manchester Museum on February 18. The new South Asia Gallery, which has a partnership with the British Museum, presents a contemporary take on South Asian history…

4 Indian-American lawmakers appointed members of key US House committees

Four prominent Indian-American lawmakers - Pramila Jayapal, Ami Bera, Raja Krishnamoorthi and Ro Khanna-- have been appointed members of three key House panels, reflecting the growing influence of the community in US politics. Congresswoman Jayapal has been named Ranking Member of the powerful House Judiciary Committee’s panel on Immigration, making…

Indian opposition lawmakers shout anti-Adani slogans in parliament

Opposition lawmakers shouted slogans against the Adani Group in India's parliament on Thursday after a report by a U.S. short seller that accused the conglomerate of improper use of tax havens and stock manipulation, while also raising concerns over high debt levels. The protest by opposition parties came a day…

Dance maestro Amina Khayyam discusses her new show Kathak Monologues

ACCLAIMED dancer and choreographer Amina Khayyam has made a name for herself with eye-catching work that expands the horizons of Kathak. She continues that run of impressive projects with her latest choreographed work Kathak Monologues, which has a series of short dance pieces developed in workshops with women’s groups that…

US appoints Ami Bera to House Intelligence Committee

Indian-American Congressman Dr Ami Bera has been appointed as a member of a powerful US House committee handling intelligence-related matters. The House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence is charged with providing oversight of the country’s intelligence activities, including the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Office of the Director of National Intelligence…

Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi appointed Ranking Member of House China Committee

Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi has been made Ranking Member of a newly created House committee on China that will look into various aspects of Chinese behaviour, its threat being posed to the US and the world. US House of Representatives Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries on Wednesday (1) announced the appointment…

What casino games are popular in the Philippines?

Anyone who lives in the UK knows that playing casino games is a popular form of entertainment. This is especially true in the country’s Asian community, where playing the best games at online casinos is a popular way of keeping boredom at bay. iGaming is not just a popular activity…

Adani’s market losses top $100bn as shelved share sale spooks…

India's Adani group shares sank on Thursday (2) after it abandoned its flagship company's $2.5 billion stock offering, swelling the conglomerate's market losses to more than $100bn and sparking worries about the potential systemic impact. The withdrawal of Adani Enterprises' share sale caps a dramatic setback for Gautam Adani, the…

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Diversity is mission critical for the Royal Air Force’

FROM where Sir Mike Wigston sits, he can see the most famous address in Britain – 10, Downing Street. “It’s good I can see what’s going on,” he says with something of a wry smile, showing Eastern Eye his impressive office. Mike Wigston is how he was born, but today…

Traffic pollution can damage your brain in just 2 hours

According to a new study, exposure to diesel exhaust while stuck in traffic for just a couple of hours can have negative effects on brain function and cognitive abilities. Previously, it was believed that the risk of memory issues from traffic pollution was linked to long-term exposure. However, this study…

‘Acting means everything to me’

RANNDEEP R RAI starred in more than 100 commercials before pursuing a career in acting with noteworthy performances in drama serials like Diya Aur Baati Hum, Yeh Un Dinon Ki Baat Hai and Balika Vadhu 2. He also acted in the films Pranaam and Saroj Ka Rishta, along with a…

UK business and financial circles describe Indian Budget as very…

The Budget tabled by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday has been widely welcomed in the UK business and financial circles as "very encouraging" for the bilateral partnership and also India's attractiveness as an investment destination. The highlights flagged by many include the enhanced infrastructure spending focus, which offers great…

Mastering the musical minefield

WHETHER it is singing, song writing, composing, or running a record label, Kiranee is always in touch with music. The British talent added to her list of musical projects with new initiative Startist Global, which is a hub for artists and other creative souls. She has teamed up with Rishi…

21-year-old woman tragically dies after nose job goes horribly wrong

Rhinoplasty, often called a "nose job," is a surgical procedure to alter the shape of the nose by reshaping the bone or cartilage. It is one of the most frequently performed plastic surgeries. Tragically, a 21-year-old woman, Karen Julieth Cárdenas Uribe, recently passed away following a catastrophic nose job procedure.…

Peshawar mosque blast: 17 suspects arrested as Pakistan Army chief…

Pakistan's security agencies arrested 17 suspects in connection with the suicide blast in a high-security zone mosque in Peshawar that killed 101 people, including 97 policemen, as Army chief Gen Asim Munir vowed zero tolerance for terror groups and directed his generals to eliminate the threat of militancy. A Taliban…

EastEnders viewers go into meltdown as ‘hunky’ Ravi Gulati shows…

Created by Julia Smith and Tony Holland, EastEnders is one of the most popular British television soap operas, which has been entertaining the audience on BBC One since February 1985. Several actors have been a part of the ensemble cast of the show over the years, with most of them…

Such a kind hearted rock star: Hrithik Roshan pens sweet…

After meeting K-pop star Jackson Wang, actor Hrithik Roshan penned down a sweet note for him on Wednesday. Hrithik took to Instagram and shared pictures from Roshan's family meeting with Wang. A day after enthralling the audience with his performance at the Lollapalooza music festival in Mumbai, Wang met Roshan…

US woman can only consume nine foods due to Mast…

Jenna Gestetner, a woman in the US, is limited to a diet of only nine foods due to her severe immunological condition causing hundreds of food allergies. According to an Independent report, Jenna has been struggling with intense symptoms such as cramping, bloating, nausea, and fatigue from food reactions since…

Big B, SRK, Aamir, and Salman come together to celebrate…

From megastar Amitabh Bachchan to superstars Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, and Aamir Khan, who's who of Bollywood came together to pay tributes to legendary filmmaker Yash Chopra via Netflix's docu-series titled The Romantics. Helmed by Smriti Mundra, The Romantics features 35 leading voices of the Hindi-language film industry and…

US keen to see Lanka govt’s talks with minority Tamils…

The US is keen to see the ongoing talks between the Sri Lankan government and the minority Tamil leaders produce "real results", a top official from the Biden administration said here on Wednesday. US Under Secretary of State Victoria Nuland, who arrived on a one-day visit to Sri Lanka last…

Visa delay forces Usman Khawaja to miss his flight to…

Australia opener Usman Khawaja was forced to miss his flight to India on Wednesday due to a visa delay. The Australia squad left for the high-profile four-Test series against India without Khawaja, who is now expected to depart on Thursday. "Me waiting for my Indian Visa like... #stranded #dontleaveme #standard…

Mahira Khan tapped to step into Meena Kumari’s shoes in…

Well-known Pakistani star Mahira Khan has been signed on to star in the Pakistani remake of the cult Bollywood film Pakeezah (1972). She will fill the mighty shoes of tragedy queen Meena Kumari in the forthcoming remake. The project is set to be bankrolled by Hamid Hussain under his UAE-based…

The start of something beautiful

THE world went into lockdown in the battle against Covid-19 shortly after Alaya F made a successful acting debut with 2020 comedy-drama Jawaani Jaaneman. But the young talent powered through the pandemic by working on diverse projects, including her acclaimed second film Freddy and Almost Pyaar with DJ Mohabbat, which…

7 Perks Of Guest Blogging Services In India

Blogging can be a great way to build your brand, connect with your audience and earn money through affiliate marketing. However, it is not as easy as it looks. Many think that to become successful with blogging, you need to spend a ton of money buying software or hiring writers.…

India ramps up spending, cuts deficit in last budget ahead…

Since taking office in 2014, Modi has ramped up capital spending including on roads and energy, while wooing investors through lower tax rates and labour reforms, and offering subsidies to poor households to clinch their political support. Here's what experts said about the budget: B GOPKUMAR, MD AND CEO, AXIS…

India, US launch iCET, elevate strategic partnership: White House

India and the United States have elevated their strategic partnership with the launch of the initiative on Critical and Emerging Technology or iCET, the White House said as National Security Advisor Ajit Doval met his US counterpart Jake Sullivan in Washington. "We are committed to fostering an open, accessible, and…

LCCI policy & public impact head welcomes London mayor’s vehicle-scrappage…

James Watkins, head of Policy and Public Impact at London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) welcomed the move made by London mayor Sadiq Khan to launch the biggest vehicle-scrappage scheme worth £110 million to help organisations and individuals to replace or retrofit their old, pollution-causing vehicles. He said the…

Priyanka Chopra welcomes Samantha Ruth Prabhu into the world of…

Priyanka Chopra who is gearing up for the international version of 'Citadel' on Wednesday welcomed Samantha Ruth Prabhu, the lead in the Indian version of the series. Taking to Instagram Story, Priyanka re-shared the news along with a caption, "So excited about the world of Citadel expanding. Cannot wait to…

Jameela Jamil comes out in support of Sam Smith after…

Actor and activist Jameela Jamil has defended English singer and songwriter Sam Smith after several trolls on Twitter and Instagram body-shamed them. Smith is at the center of trolls after they were seen in a corset and nipple pasties, among other luxe looks, in the new video for “I’m Not…

Moderate physical activity favours good sleep: Research

Humans need a sufficient amount of high-quality sleep to maintain their physical and mental health. For instance, getting enough quality sleep can help treat a number of conditions, such as dementia, mental illness, and metabolic, cardiovascular, and metabolic disorders. On the other hand, sleep disorders like insomnia, narcolepsy, and excessive…

Adani loses Asia’s richest crown as stock rout deepens to…

Shares in Indian tycoon Gautam Adani's conglomerate plunged again on Wednesday (2) as a rout in his companies deepened to $86bn in the wake of a US short-seller report, with the billionaire also losing his title as Asia's richest person. Wednesday's stock losses saw Adani slip to 15th on Forbes…

The Wellington, Tower Suites by Blue Orchid Hotels win 2023…

Blue Orchid Hotels group has added another feather in its cap in the travel industry as two of its finest hotels have been recognised with a prestigious award. Based on visitors' reviews, Booking.com has announced The Wellington and Tower Suites hotels by the group as the winner of the 2023…

Fake ‘blue plaque’ put up on Blackpool street to commemorate…

A fake commemorative ‘blue plaque’ has been spotted on a Blackpool street where prime minister Rishi Sunak was filmed in a moving car while he was not wearing a seatbelt.Sunak was fined last month for the breach of the traffic rule and he apologised for his “error of judgment”.But pranksters…

Speak out to bring offenders to justice, says London paramedic…

A paramedic who was sexually assaulted by a patient in London has spoken out about her ‘sickening’ experience and urged people to report offensive behaviours to seek justice.Ilford resident Naveed Ahmed, 35, who groped London Ambulance Service (LAS) paramedic Charlotte Miller and exposed himself was jailed for nine months in…

Biden believed to have invited PM Modi for state visit…

US President Joe Biden is understood to have invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a state visit this summer, PTI has learnt. The invitation has been accepted in principle and officials on both sides are now working on mutually convenient dates, according to multiple sources, who noted that it is…

3 common mistakes to avoid while eating fruits as per…

The health benefits of eating fruits are well-known, including maintaining blood pressure, reducing heart disease risk, and providing protection against cancer-causing cells. However, determining the best time to eat fruit can be confusing. According to experts, to maximise the health benefits and avoid potential drawbacks, it's important to consume fruit…

Cricket Association of Nepal lifts suspension of rape accused start…

Nepal's Cricket Association lifted the suspension of rape-accused former National team captain Sandeep Lamichhane, according to Nepal's officials. "Late on Tuesday, the meeting of Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) held in Pokhara decided to lift the suspension. Details will be released today," Birendra Bahadur Chanda, CAN official. Meanwhile, Patan High…

Nikki Haley planning to launch for 2024 White House bid…

Haley, 51, is the two-term Governor of South Carolina and the former US Ambassador to the United Nations. When she enters the race, Haley will be the first contender to join the contest against her former boss, who is currently the sole Republican seeking his party's 2024 nomination. Trump, 76,…

Former West Midlands Police officer face jail for sexually assaulting…

A disgraced former West Midlands student police officer is facing jail for sexually assaulting teenager. Haider Siddique, 22, admitted grooming, abducting and sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl at Birmingham Crown Court on Tuesday (31), The Independent reported. He also pleaded guilty to inciting a child to commit a sex act.…

Anoushka Shankar to perform at 65th annual Grammy Awards

Composer and sitarist Anoushka Shankar is set to perform at the 65th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on February 5. The sitar player will perform the song Udhero Na alongside vocalist Arooj Aftab from his new album Vulture Prince. The track is nominated in…

‘Windrush lessons will go unlearned for now’

“I WAS clear when Wendy Williams published her Windrush Lessons Learned review that I would listen and act. I will be accepting the recommendations she has made in full”. That was what home secretary Priti Patel told the Commons three years ago. But last week, her successor, Suella Braverman, withdrew…

Pathaan emerges as the biggest Indian post-covid blockbuster in UK;…

Headlined by Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, and John Abraham, Bollywood film Pathaan has been creating waves at the box office not only in India but overseas as well, ever since hitting the marquee on January 25, 2023. At the worldwide box office, the film has already crossed the £60…

Kim Kardashian endorses charcoal drink – Is it safe for…

Activated charcoal is a black, tasteless, and odourless powder with a history of use for various health issues. It is commonly used in medical settings for drug overdose treatment and as an antidote for poison. Additionally, it is believed to provide benefits such as reduced gas and bloating, decreased cholesterol,…

Indian IT major Infosys admits appeal against UK tax assessment:…

Software services major Infosys on Tuesday admitted that it has appealed against a corporation tax assessment by the UK authorities as British media reports referenced the company’s annual report to reveal the dispute. Reports are flagging that the firm co-founded by British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s father-in-law, Narayana Murthy, was…

‘Deepika is Amar, I am Akbar, John is Anthony’: Shah…

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who is presently riding high on the thunderous success of his latest film Pathaan (2022), interacted with the media on January 30 and said that the film’s cast reflects the uniting factor of Indian cinema which cuts across lines of religion, caste, and region. “The…

Mother of Rayhan Majid who died of brain tumour aged…

Mother of Airdrie boy who died just four months after a devastating brain tumour diagnosis said that losing him was 'devastating'. Nadia Majid, mother of Rayhan Majid who died in April 2018, has joined forces with her family and friends as the 17-strong team take part in Brain Tumour Research's…

3 ways to prevent post-sex UTIs and yeast infections

A urinary tract infection or UTI is a bacterial infection in the urinary system, which includes the bladder, urethra, ureters, and kidneys. A UTI typically causes infection in the bladder, though it can affect other parts of the urinary system. Bacteria from the genital area can enter the urinary tract…

Magic of India to organise Holi Colour Dance Festival on…

Magic of India, a social enterprise in London which brings Indian culture and language alive in fun-filled and engaging ways, including school workshops and festive events, will organise the Holi Colour Dance Festival at the Swiss Cottage Open Space on March 12 on the occasion of Holi or the festival…

Sanjay Dutt joins Thalapathy Vijay in Lokesh Kanagaraj’s untitled feature…

Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt is set to share screen space with Tamil superstar Thalapathy Vijay in filmmaker Lokesh Kanagaraj's next feature film. The new Tamil project, currently called "Thalapathy 67", marks a reunion between Vijay and Kanagaraj after the 2021 blockbuster "Master". Production banner 7 Screen Studio shared the news…

UK sounds alarm over child exposure to violent porn

A UK government-sponsored report on Tuesday sounded the alarm over children viewing violent pornography, warning that as a result they may expect sex to include acts such as strangulation. The report from Children's Commissioner Rachel de Souza found 10 percent of children had seen pornography by the age of nine…

Adani Group acquires Haifa port for $1.2 bn, Israeli PM…

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday described the Haifa port deal with the Adani Group as an “enormous milestone”, saying it will significantly improve connectivity between the two countries in many ways. The Port of Haifa is the second largest port in Israel in terms of shipping containers and…

Kareena Kapoor Khan’s new character in Hansal Mehta’s next inspired…

In her forthcoming film, Bollywood star Kareena Kapoor Khan is set to play a role that is inspired from Hollywood star Kate Winslet's Emmy-winning performance in the web series Mare of Easttown. Kapoor Khan, who was last seen in Laal Singh Chaddha (2022), wrapped up the film recently. She portrays…

IMF officials meet Pakistan finance minister; discuss plans for bailout

An IMF delegation on Tuesday (31) held talks with Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and other officials on the cash-strapped country's economic policies and the reforms in key sectors -- an essential requisite for Islamabad to complete the much-anticipated ninth review of the $7 billion bailout programme. Pakistan entered a…

Gozney appoints former Dickies global brand president Denny Bruce as…

Premium outdoor oven brand Gozney has announced the appointment of former Dickies global brand president Denny Bruce as its new chief executive officer. Bruce will lead the business alongside the company's founder and former CEO, Tom Gozney. The new CEO is expected to reinforce Gozney's senior leadership team at a…

10 Best foods to eat to avoid irregular periods

Menstruation, also referred to as a period, is a normal bodily function in women where blood and tissues exit the uterus via the vagina. The interval between periods is called the menstrual cycle, typically lasting 28 days but ranging from 26-32 days. Irregular periods, or oligomenorrhea, occur when cycles are…

Priyanka Chopra finally reveals daughter Malti Marie’s face – photos…

Priyanka Chopra has finally revealed her daughter Malti Marie's face! The actor recently attended an event in Los Angeles where her husband Nick Jonas along with Kevin and Joe Jonas revealed the Hollywood Walk of Fame star. As Jonas brothers took the centre stage, Priyanka sat in the first row…

Pathaan nears £60 million mark on day six

Production house Yash Raj Films (YRF) on Tuesday said its latest offering "Pathaan", headlined by Shah Rukh Khan, has raised Rs 591 crore (£59 million approx) gross worldwide in six days. According to YRF, on its sixth day, the film registered Rs 26.50 crore (£2.6 million approx) nett in India,…

Gujarat Giants appoint Mithali Raj as mentor ahead of inaugural…

Gujarat Giants has appointed legendary Indian batter and former captain Mithali Raj as the mentor and advisor for the side ahead of the inaugural edition of the Women's Premier League (WPL), which will take place in March-April 2023. Over the years, Mithali's trailblazing achievements and contributions to Indian cricket have…

Sania Mirza hugs husband Shoaib Malik amid divorce rumours –…

Well-known Indian tennis player Sania Mirza on Friday, January 27, called time on her Grand slam career after 18 long and successful years in which she won six Grand Slam titles. The 36-year-old finished as the runners-up along with Rohan Bopanna in the mixed doubles final held in Australia. As…

Somerset House to unveil major outdoor installation by Indian artist…

Noted Indian contemporary artist Jitish Kallat will present in February Whorled (Here After Here After Here), a new courtyard commission by Somerset House and his first major public commission in the UK. The striking outdoor installation, over 30 metres in diameter, comprises two intersecting spirals that echo the signage of…

Zara Mohammed re-elected to lead Muslim Council of Britain

Zara Mohammed has been re-elected unopposed as secretary general of the Muslim Council of Britain for a further two years.Mohammed Kozbar, a master’s graduate in charity management, will be her deputy for the 2023-2025 term.In 2021, Zara became the first female leader of the MCB, a Muslim umbrella organisation which…

Bradford boy, 8, died of Strep A after being sent…

The mother of an eight-year-old boy who died of Strep A said her son had been sent back home from Bradford Royal Infirmary (BRI) twice in December before finally admitting on the third day.Sajida Jabeen of Yorkshire said Mohammad Izaan Danish who had a cough and a temperature was given…

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

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

Attack on Indians: ‘Saddened’ by scenes at Melbourne’s Fed Square,…

Australia's High Commissioner to India Barry O' Farrell AO on Tuesday said that he was "saddened" by the alleged pro-Khalistani group's attack on Indians carrying the tricolour in their hands at Fed Square in Melbourne. Taking to his official Twitter handle, he stated that Australia's commitment to peaceful protest does…

American model Emily Ratajkowski reveals experiencing imposter syndrome – All…

Psychology Today informs that a recent study reveals 82 per cent of individuals confess to experiencing imposter syndrome, where they doubt their abilities, credentials, or appearance despite others' positive perceptions. Individuals with imposter syndrome feel unworthy of their accomplishments and positive reputation, despite being widely regarded as competent and intelligent.…

Playing tour games on Indian pitches is irrelevant: Steve Smith

Former Australia skipper Steve Smith says his team is better off training on its own rather than playing tour games on "irrelevant" Indian pitches ahead of the four-Test Border-Gavaskar series. Australia have decided not to play a single tour game in India during the month-long Test series, primarily due to…

Priest of Hindu temple vandalised in Canada urges revocation of…

The founder and priest of the Gauri Shankar temple in Brampton, which was targeted with anti-India graffiti, on Tuesday urged the Indian government to revoke the passports of all those involved in the anti-India activities in Canada. Dhirendra Tripathi, who has been living in Brampton city for more than two…

Study finds link between depression and risk of heart disease…

Young adults who feel down or depressed are more likely to develop cardiovascular disease (CVD) and have poor heart health, according to a new study. The study also found that young adults who self-reported feeling depressed or having poor mental health days had higher rates of heart attacks, strokes and…

Sri Lanka’s ex-President Sirisena apologises for 2009 Easter Sunday bombings

Sri Lanka’s former President Maithripala Sirisena on Tuesday apologised to the country's minority Catholic community for the devastating 2019 Easter Sunday bombings that killed over 270 people, including 11 Indians. Nine suicide bombers belonging to the local Islamist extremist group National Thawheed Jamaat (NTJ) linked to ISIS carried out a…

Actor Alan Cumming hands back UK medal in anti-empire protest

Scottish actor Alan Cumming said on Friday he had returned a UK state honour in protest at the "toxicity" of the British Empire, 14 years after receiving the award. Cumming, who is largely US-based, was made an officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2009 in recognition…

Pakistan: Head of suspected suicide bomber recovered from the blast…

Rescue officials on Tuesday recovered the severed head of the suspected suicide bomber who they believe blew himself up inside a mosque packed with worshippers during the afternoon prayers on Monday in the high-security zone in Pakistan's restive northwestern Peshawar city. The death toll from the bomb blast rose to…

Pathaan running packed shows in South Africa amid hope for…

With houseful shows across South Africa, superstar Shah Rukh Khan's Pathaan has emerged as a harbinger of hope for Hindi cinema that enjoys a special following in the country. Thousands of fans saw the film on 21 screens in the country over the weekend with all major cinema chains and…

MI5 spies unlawfully issued surveillance warrants for nearly five years…

British spies unlawfully retained people's intercepted data over almost five years, a tribunal said on Monday in a ruling that blamed “widespread corporate failure” at the domestic intelligence agency MI5 and the interior ministry. The Investigatory Powers Tribunal, which did not mention specific cases or intelligence targets in its written…

Bolton Student teacher, 21, who died from rare cancer honoured…

Family of Bolton teacher who died from rare cancer has started a fundraising for Cancer Research UK ahead of world cancer day on Saturday (4). Jenna Patel, 21, who wanted to become a primary school teacher, died of Ewing’s sarcoma, a rare but aggressive form of cancer, last year, reported Manchester…

Heritage Hindu temple defaced with anti-India graffiti in Canada

A prominent Hindu temple in Brampton, Canada has been targeted with anti-India graffiti, causing outrage among the Indian community. Condemning the act of vandalism at Gauri Shankar Mandir, the Indian Consulate General in Toronto said the defacing of the temple has deeply hurt the sentiments of the Indian community in…

Murder Mystery 2 Trailer: Jennifer Aniston rocks a lehenga by…

Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler, who have previously collaborated on several successful projects, are set to reunite for their much-awaited offering Murder Mystery 2. The trailer for Murder Mystery 2 hit the internet which was released on Monday and received a great response from fans. However, if there is one…

The Sri Lankan migrant worker who plans to open a…

A Sri Lankan migrant worker who learned how to coach soccer in Qatar is planning to return to his country to teach the sport at grassroots level as part of the country’s World Cup legacy. Inamul Hasan Najeem, 31, left his family seven years ago to work as a catering…

Three Factors to Consider in Selecting Good VoIP Phone Headsets

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

The Comprehensive Guide to Avoiding and Treating Frown Lines and…

As you get older, fine lines and wrinkles may become more noticeable on your forehead or around the frown lines between your eyebrows. These are common signs of ageing but can also be caused by environmental factors such as sun damage and stress. If you're looking to diminish forehead lines…

5 Tips to Make Your Finances Recession-Proof

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

The Growth Of The Online Gaming Industry

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

Indian cricketer Axar Patel marries long-time girlfriend Meha Patel in…

Team India all-rounder Axar Patel tied the nuptial knot with his best friend and long-time girlfriend Meha Patel in a private ceremony in Vadodara, Gujarat, on January 26. Axar, who took a leave from his national team commitments for family reasons, married his fiancé a year after he got engaged…

Rajinikanth follows Amitabh Bachchan; issues notice against unauthorised use of…

Rajinikanth, one of the biggest superstars that Indian cinema has ever produced, has entertained the audience for over five decades. He is known worldwide for his charismatic personality, superstardom, and unmatched onscreen aura. Though fans love him to the moon and back, his over-the-top style in films has been fodder…

‘Whenever Siddharth wants me to do Pathaan 2 I’ll do…

Actor Shah Rukh Khan during the success event of his recently released Pathaan talked about the sequel of the film and said, "Whenever he (Siddharth) wants me I'll do it." While hinting Pathaan 2, during the interaction, director Siddharth Anand said, "Pathaan aayi hai, hit hui hai. Uske baad kya banayege?",…

BBC documentary: Russia accuses British broadcaster of ‘waging information war’…

Russia has accused the BBC of "waging an information war" on different fronts - not only against Moscow, but also against other global centres of power pursuing an independent policy, days after the British broadcaster released a controversial series on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova…

‘I acted pretty decisively’, says Sunak after sacking party chair

Rishi Sunak said on Monday he had acted "pretty decisively" by sacking Conservative Party chair Nadhim Zahawi over his personal tax affairs, moving to quell criticism that he had acted too slowly. In the latest scandal to involve one of his ministers and just months after he entered Downing Street…

Sikhs in US state of North Carolina call for probe…

The repeated attacks on a gurdwara in the US state of North Carolina have triggered shock and panic among the local community, who are demanding a detailed investigation into these instances of vandalism. In the fall of last year, trash was littered around the premises of the Gurdwara Sahib Khalsa…

If I have an itch on my head, I have…

British writer Hanif Kureishi, who has been unable to use his arms and legs since his devastating fall in Rome on Boxing Day, said he is determined to write again.The author of the novel ‘The Buddha of Suburbia’, who collapsed after watching a Liverpool-Aston Villa match, described how he is…

Martyrs’ Day marked at Gandhi statue at London’s Parliament Square

Mahatma Gandhi’s 75th death anniversary, being commemorated as Martyrs’ Day the world over on Monday, was marked with tributes at the statue of the Father of the Nation at Parliament Square here. Indian High Commissioner to the UK Vikram Doraiswami was joined by community leaders, parliamentarians and Indian diaspora representatives…

UK vows to deport foreign criminals under slavery overhaul

Britain's government Monday enacted new measures to accelerate the deportation of foreign criminals, clamping down on some who have claimed protection under UK law as purported victims of "modern slavery". It cited the case of one convicted rapist who appealed against a decision by the Home Office (interior ministry) to…

Planning to lift weights? Expert suggests effective tips for women

Wellness takes many forms with countless interpretations, increasing the likelihood of finding a fitness plan that suits your lifestyle. To enhance physical health, an expert proposes weight training as the ideal workout for those women seeking to incorporate a new routine. Weight training which refers to any exercise that enhances…

5 best foods that can help boost female libido

Do you frequently lack sexual desire? Do you consistently prefer sleep over sex? If you haven't had the desire for sexual activity in recent weeks, it may indicate a decrease in your sex drive, and your libido may require a boost. However, you may not be the only one feeling…

Guardian journalists apologise to former worker for not standing up…

Journalists at The Guardian have apologised to a former colleague of Asian origin whose call for boycotting a pub over racism found little support from his fellow workers.During Vivek Chaudhary’s stint at the two-century-old newspaper, an employee at the Coach & Horses pub in Farringdon called him a “P***”. The…

ASER education report 2022, largest citizen-led rural survey, released

Ajay Piramal, chairman of the Piramal Group and Pratham Education Foundation, on January 18 released the 17th Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) 2022 in New Delhi, India. ASER is an annual survey which aims to give reliable estimates of children’s enrolment and basic learning levels for each district and…

US: Driver of Tesla that fell off California cliff with…

The driver of the Tesla vehicle that fell from a height of around 250 metres over a treacherous cliff in California, US, earlier in January has been released from the hospital and taken to a local jail on grounds of suspicion of attempted murder and child abuse, Associated Press reported.…

Women’s exercise performance increase during menstrual cycles: Research

Any women's publication you read will probably have tips on how to increase exercise. But many people are unaware that the majority of fitness advice is based on research that almost exclusively involves men. Over 90 per cent of studies on exercise performance and fatigability do not include female volunteers…

White, Brown, Red or Black? Experts reveal the healthiest variety…

Approximately half the global population, including nearly all of East, and Southeast Asia, relies solely on rice as a primary food source. In some homes, rice is consumed in more than one meal daily. This low-cost, high-calorie grain is a staple in many diets, making it accessible and vital to…

EG Group ropes in investment bankers to market several parcels…

The UK's EG Group has reportedly roped in investment bankers to market a number of parcels of US assets with Eastdil, a real-estate investment bank, leading the process. According to a report by Sky News that cited sources, the transactions were most likely to be structured as sale-leaseback deals and…

New Jersey surgeon seeks $76,000 refund from photographer who made…

An Indian-American surgeon has sued a renowned photographer after replacing him for his daughter’s wedding.Amit Patel, a vascular surgeon in New Jersey, now wants the shutterbug - Clane Gessel - to pay him back his $76,000.Patel organised his 28-year-old daughter Anisha’s wedding with Arjun Mehta in the presence of 250…

Thousands of UK investors anxious after investing £50 million in…

Eros Media World’s bondholders in the UK have become anxious as the India-based media and entertainment company has not come out with any update on its coupon payment.In 2014, it issued bonds worth total £50 million, offering an annual coupon of 6.5 per cent and thousands of investors in Britain…

Indian High Commissioner to Australia discusses Indian community’s concerns over…

Indian High Commissioner to Australia Manpreet Vohra on Sunday paid his respects at the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Melbourne, and discussed the community's concerns over the temple's recent vandalisation. The violence witnessed in Melbourne on Sunday was also discussed. "Paid respects today at the sacred BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir…

61 killed, over 150 injured in Taliban suicide attack at…

A Taliban suicide bomber blew himself up in a mosque packed with worshippers during afternoon prayers on Monday in the high-security zone in Pakistan's northwestern Peshawar city, killing at least 61 people and wounding more than 150 others, mostly policemen, security and health officials said. The blast occurred inside the…

Sadiq Khan launches biggest vehicle-scrappage scheme to aid businesses, charities,…

London mayor Sadiq Khan on Monday (30) launched the biggest scrappage scheme worth £110 million to help charities, sole traders and business with 10 or fewer employees or those city dwellers on lower incomes or disabled, to replace or retrofit their old, polluting vehicles. To accompany the scrappage scheme, Khan and…

An actor always starts with empathy: Manoj Bajpayee on playing…

Be it Srikant Tiwari of “The Family Man” or Dasru from his upcoming film “Joram”, where he plays a displaced indigenous man on the run with his infant daughter, actor Manoj Bajpayee says his empathy always lies with characters that represent the common man. According to the National Award winner,…

‘India’s future is being held back by Adani Group…,’ Hindenburg…

The Adani Group has attempted to conflate its meteoric rise and the wealth of its Chairman, Gautam Adani, with the success of India itself, Hindenburg Research said on Monday hours after the Indian conglomerate in its rebuttal said that allegations of stock manipulation levelled by the US-based short seller amounted…

Shah Rukh Khan’s ‘Pathaan’ raises £50 million gross worldwide in…

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan's spy thriller "Pathaan" has become the "highest opening weekend" grosser in the history of Hindi cinema with the earnings of Rs 542 crore (£50 million approx) in five days. The Siddharth Anand-directed feature, which also stars Deepika Padukone and John Abraham, has recorded Rs 207.2 crore…

Kremlin says Johnson’s claim about Putin missile threat a ‘lie’

The Kremlin on Monday dismissed as a "lie" accusations from former British prime minister Boris Johnson that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally threatened him with a missile attack. "What Mr Johnson said is not true. More precisely it's a lie," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters. "Moreover, this is either…

Adani’s market loss swells to $70 bln as its fight…

Adani group shares extended their sharp falls on Monday as the Indian conglomerate's rebuttal of a U.S. short-seller's criticism failed to pacify investors, driving stock market losses for the companies to almost $70 billion over three days. Flagship Adani Enterprises ADEL.NS, which is facing a crucial test this week with…

UN designates ISIL in South-East Asia as global terrorist organisation

The dreaded terror outfit Islamic State of Iraq and Levant in South-East Asia (ISIL-SEA) has been designated as a global terrorist organisation by the United Nations Security Council. The Security Council's 1267 Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant and Al-Qaida Sanctions Committee added the Islamic State in Iraq and…

Brawl breaks out over Khalistan referendum in Australia; India raises…

Two people were injured and as many Sikh men were detained when two separate brawls broke out between Khalistani activists and pro-India demonstrators here during the so-called 'Punjab independence referendum', the police said on Monday. India has already asked the Australian government to curb the anti-India activities of the Khalistani…

Watch: Indian diaspora protest against BBC over controversial documentary on…

Hundreds representing different Indian diaspora organisations gathered outside the BBC headquarters in central London on Sunday to protest against what they branded as “fake news” behind the broadcaster’s controversial series on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The “Chalo BBC” protests were coordinated across BBC studios in London, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow and…

‘Ideology of hate’ consuming India, says Gandhi’s great-grandson

India's rising tide of Hindu nationalism is an affront to the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi, his great-grandson says, ahead of the 75th anniversary of the revered independence hero's assassination. Gandhi was shot dead at a multi-faith prayer meeting on January 30, 1948, by Nathuram Godse, a religious zealot angered by…

Sunak sacks party chairman Zahawi over tax affairs

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak fired the Conservative Party chair Nadhim Zahawi from government on Sunday (29) after an investigation found he had been insufficiently open about a tax probe which he settled while finance minister. In an embarrassing episode for Sunak, he initially stood by Zahawi before ordering an…

‘I killed my dad’, said Southgate son who bludgeoned father…

A Southgate man was found guilty of murdering his father after bludgeoning him to death with a bottle of Champagne in October last year. Deekan Singh Vig, 54, was found guilty of murdering shopkeeper Arjan Singh Vig, 84, at the family home in Southgate, north London, on 30 October 2021.…

Leyton man jailed for life for murdering fellow hostel resident…

A Leyton man has been jailed for life for murdering fellow hostel resident following a row over text messages in August last year. Mahi Noor, 25, of Lea Bridge Road in Leyton, has been sentenced for killing Abdi Khadar Adan, 32, after the former was found guilty following a trial…

Foreign newspapers use adjectives like ‘Hindu nationalist’ government for us:…

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday (28) reprimanded foreign newspapers for reserving adjectives like "Hindu nationalist" for the Indian government. "If you read foreign newspapers, they use words like Hindu Nationalist Government. In America or Europe, they won't say Christian Nationalist... these adjectives are reserved for us. They don't…

India-US relationship not as strong as it needs to be:…

The relationship between India and the US has not been as strong as it needs to be, Indian-American Congressman Shri Thanedar has said, vowing that he will work to strengthen economic ties that benefit both countries and help enhance cooperation between their people. Thanedar, 67, represents the 13th Congressional District…

Two Indian air force jets crash, one pilot killed

Two Indian air force fighter jets crashed on Saturday after becoming involved in an accident and one pilot was killed, the air force said. "The aircraft were on routine operational flying training mission. One of the three pilots involved, sustained fatal injuries. An inquiry has been ordered to determine the…

Serving member of British Army accused of terrorism offence remanded…

A judge on Saturday (28) adjourned legal proceedings against a serving soldier in the British army who is accused of terrorism and explosives-related offences and remanded the 21-year-old in custody, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said. London's Metropolitan Police said on Friday they had charged Daniel Abed Khalif from Stafford…

Sophia Duleep Singh to get Blue Plaque

Sophia Duleep Singh, the daughter of Maharaja Duleep Singh – the last ruler of the Sikh empire – and the goddaughter of Queen Victoria, is to be honoured with a commemorative Blue Plaque in London. Princess Sophia was among the leading suffragettes who fought for women’s right to vote in…

UK under fire over retreat from Windrush scandal reforms

Britain's government came under withering criticism Friday after retreating from reforms it had promised to prevent a repeat of the "Windrush" scandal affecting black immigrants. Home Secretary Suella Braverman said that three of the changes previously promised were unnecessary. Baroness Floella Benjamin, a former TV presenter who chairs the government's…

Should you exfoliate your skin during winter?

Winter can have a negative impact on your skin, making it feel dry and irritated. Cold weather and harsh winds can cause redness and dryness, while indoor heating can further dehydrate your skin. But while some skincare practices should be avoided during the winter, exfoliation should not be one of…

Pakistani actor Adnan Siddiqui slams Mission Majnu for ‘misrepresentation of…

Starring Sidharth Malhotra and Rashmika Mandanna in lead roles, Bollywood film Mission Majnu (2023) has been receiving a humongous response from critics and audiences alike ever since its premiere on Netflix on January 20. Set in the 1970s, the film stars Malhotra in the role of an Indian spy based…

London serial flasher targeted schoolgirls in sex attacks on public…

A man in south London, accused as a sexual predator, targeted schoolgirls aged between 12 and 14 in a series of assaults that even led to him getting caught by police on more than one occasion. Goher Damani, 58, would often sit next to the girls he targeted on buses…

Charity boss accused of telling woman to drink his semen…

A woman has demanded justice after a “puppet master” who allegedly abused her was allowed to indirectly control a charity he previously headed.Lara Hall said it was “totally inappropriate” that Wilson Chowdhry was replaced by his wife as the boss of the Ilford-based British Pakistani Christian Association (BPCA).Hall said Chowdhry…

Man convicted of strangulating, raping woman in Birmingham woodland

A man has been convicted of kidnapping and raping a woman in a woodland of Birmingham in broad daylight last summer.Mustafa Hakim from Quinton is also found guilty of strangulating the woman when she was trying to resist the sexual assault in July last year.The 30-year-old man approached the woman…

The right time to eat apples as per Ayurveda

Fruits should be a regular part of everyone's diet. They provide numerous health benefits and are known to contribute to overall well-being. Take, for instance, apples. The well-known saying "an apple a day keeps the doctor away" highlights the health benefits of this immunity-boosting fruit. Rich in essential nutrients, apples…

India’s Gautam Adani: Asia’s richest man in the eye of…

India's Gautam Adani, the school drop-out turned billionaire who rose to become Asia's richest man, faces possibly the biggest challenge of his career after a U.S. short-seller cast doubts on his business practices, hammering shares in his companies and his reputation. Adani, whose home state is Gujarat in western India,…

Man in court over alleged plot to bomb Yorkshire RAF…

A 27-year-old student nurse from northern England appeared in court Friday charged with terrorism after allegedly being found with a pressure cooker bomb intended to attack an air base. Prosecutors told the court that Mohammad Farooq, 27, had carried out "hostile reconnaissance" of a Yorkshire Royal Air Force (RAF) base…

UK teen jailed for far-right videos linked to US killings

A British teenager was on Friday sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for videos promoting racist violence that has been linked to two mass killings in the United States. Judge Patrick Field called Daniel Harris, 19, "highly dangerous" and a "propagandist for an extremist right-wing ideology". "You were…

Racism ‘systemic’ in Britain: UN experts

Racism is "structural, institutional and systemic" in Britain, a group of United Nations experts concluded on Friday, warning that people of African descent were witnessing the "erosion of their fundamental rights". Public spending cuts have exacerbated racial discrimination and intolerance, the UN Working Group of Experts on People of African…

Adil Ray onboards new Channel 5 drama The Inheritance; filming…

British actor, comedian, and television presenter Adil Ray has joined the cast of the recently announced brand-new Channel 5 thriller The Inheritance. The four-part series has already started filming in Ireland. The Inheritance features several prominent names on the ensemble cast. In addition to Ray, it also stars Robert James-Collier,…

Harmeet Dhillon fails to win the Republican NC chairmanship election

Harmeet Dhillon, a prominent Indian-American attorney failed in her bid to win the chairmanship of the Republican National Committee (RNC) to Ronna McDaniel who was reelected in a high-profile and combustible election that could hurt the party as it prepares for the race for the White House in 2024. Dhillon,…

India wants to keep third parties out of water treaty…

India has asked Pakistan to change a decades-old water-sharing agreement by barring third parties from intervening in disputes, an Indian government source said, a suggestion likely to rile Islamabad. The nuclear-armed neighbours and foes have been arguing over hydroelectric projects on the shared Indus river and its tributaries for many…

You’re meant to move forward: Shah Rukh Khan on big…

“Pathaan” has been called the grand comeback of Shah Rukh Khan but ‘King Khan’, as the star is known among his adoring fans, on Friday said it’s all about trying to finish what one started. Quoting Ethan Hawke’s dialogue, “I never saved anything for the swim back”, from Andrew Niccol’s…

THE TOP 10 Things that made Sohrab Modi specialACTING

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

Why Iranians are not Arabs?

Just like Saudi Arabia, Iran also holds great importance in the Muslim world. Many people are confused about the question that whether Iranians are Arabs or not. You will get different answers to this question. Some people will say No. This answer offends many people. Only 2 to 3% of…

Imran Khan accuses Zardari of paying terrorists to assassinate him

Pakistan's former prime minister Imran Khan on Friday accused ex-president Asif Ali Zardari of paying terrorists and hatching a fresh plan along with people in the country’s powerful intelligence agencies to assassinate him after the previous two attempts failed. Khan, during a virtual press conference from his Lahore’s Zaman Park…

50 per cent London homes now able to access full-fibre…

Full-fibre broadband means that homes can access speeds of up to a gigabit per second – more than 10 times faster than some speeds available on legacy copper connections. These faster speeds mean homes can support more devices at the same time, with much better reliability and performance. The Mayor…

Get ready for feet-tapping South Asian dance show by Sampad

Sampad is a highly respected cultural organisation that has been at the forefront of promoting South Asian arts in mainstream culture in Birmingham and the United Kingdom since 1990. Through various initiatives such as production, promotion, performances, advocacy, education, and outreach activities, Sampad supports and nurtures British Asian arts and…

‘People enjoying my content feels good’

SOME of the most exciting young creative talent emerging in India are not from the worlds of film, music or television, but Gen Z digital content creators like Naveen Singh, who is carving out his own path online. The 20-year-old from Delhi, popularly known as ‘Bihari Ladka’, has drawn in…

Nana Patekar to lead highly anticipated film The Vaccine War,…

The shoot of the much-awaited and anticipated film The Vaccine War by Vivek Agnihotri has finally come to an end and now is time he reveals the leads of the film. While the makers were keeping the cast of the film a secret, Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri recently revealed that Sapthami…

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

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

Yami Gautam Dhar starrer Lost premiere on ZEE5 Global on…

ZEE5 Global, the world's largest streaming platform for South Asian content, announced the release date of its next direct-to-digital original film, Lost. Produced by Zee Studios and Namah Pictures, the film is an investigative thriller starring Yami Gautam Dhar, Pankaj Kapur, Rahul Khanna, Neil Bhoopalam, Pia Bajpiee, and Tushar Pandey…

Health trends to try in 2023-Mita Mistry

THE wellbeing market is set to boom this year and it’s hardly surprising. The return of ‘normal life’ happened at such an immense speed in 2022 that it left many feeling quite exhausted. Last year, gym memberships soared, menopause became mainstream, and more people than ever ran marathons. A global…

Chinmay Mandlekar reacts to protests against Gandhi Godse: ‘You might…

Actor Chinmay Mandlekar delivered a very nuanced performance in Vivek Ranjan’s Agnihotri The Kashmir Files (2022). He played the character of terrorist Farooq Malik Bitta in the blockbuster film and impressed everyone with his riveting act. The actor can be currently seen in Rajkumar Santoshi’s latest directorial Gandhi Godse: Ek…

All about Lucky Girl Syndrome that’s gone viral on social…

A positive affirmation is a statement or quote that one repeats to themselves in order to counteract negative thoughts. Many people use affirmations or read quotes to change their perspective or to motivate themselves to achieve a goal. The objective of using affirmations is to reprogramme the mind to view…

Rajinikanth reveals how wife Latha helped him quit smoking and…

Superstar Rajinikanth is a force to reckon with. He is 72 but can give many young actors a run for their money when it comes to pulling off action sequences in films with swag and style. The superstar takes his health very seriously and follows a strict diet. But he…

‘I sometimes inspire myself’

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

Meet Navjot Sawhney and Khalid Raza – winners of Rishi…

Sikh engineer Navjot Sawhney, who created hand-cranked washing machine to support families worldwide and Glasgow charity founder Khalid Raza, who recycles wheelchairs for the disabled, have won the UK prime minister Rishi Sunak's Points of Light Award. Sawhney set up the Washing Machine Project four years ago which can be…

High fat diet could reduce ability to regulate food intake:…

Regularly eating a high-fat/calorie diet could reduce the brain's ability to regulate calorie intake. New research in rats found that after short periods of being fed a high-fat/high-calorie diet, the brain adapts to react to what is being ingested and reduces the amount of food eaten to balance calorie intake.…

Bestway Group buys stake in Sainsbury’s but says no offer…

Bestway Group has acquired a 3.45 per cent stake in J Sainsbury (trading as Sainsbury's), Britain's second-largest grocer, but said it was not considering an offer for the latter. The privately owned conglomerate said this in a short statement to the stock exchange and added that it "may look to…

M Night Shyamalan’s Knock at the Cabin receives positive first…

Night Shyamalan’s latest film Knock at the Cabin, which is based on the 2018 novel The Cabin at the End of the World, has received positive first reactions. The film screened on January 25 ahead of its theatrical release on February 3. Knock at the Cabin, which marks the talented…

Man, 47, accused of raping young woman in 2006 to…

A 47-year-old man, accused of raping a woman in Leicestershire more than 16 years ago, is set to stand trial at Leicester Crown Court in March. According to LeicestershireLive, police have confirmed that Mahbubur Rahman of Wolsey Way, Loughborough, will appear at the court on March 6 in connection with…

UK soft drink taxes associated with decreased obesity in girls

According to a new study published January 26th in PLOS Medicine by Nina Rogers of the University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, UK, and colleagues, the implementation of the two-tier soft drinks industry levy in the UK in 2018 was associated with an 8 per cent reduction in obesity…

‘I have an asset of same value’: Kangana Ranaut reveals…

Actor Kangana Ranaut on Friday revealed that she had to mortgage her house, office and every single thing she owned in order to make her film 'Emergency'. Taking to Twitter, a user told Kangana, "Pathaan's single day earning is more than your lifetime earnings." To which she replied, "Nimo bhai,…

UK mulls permitting foreign students to work longer hours

Britain is weighing up allowing international students to take up more part-time jobs to address staff shortages businesses are facing.Foreign students are currently permitted to work for a maximum of 20 hours a week during term time and The Times has reported that discussions have begun within the government on…

Derby man who shot dead businessman in botched Birmingham robbery…

A Derby man who fled to Pakistan after killing a business owner in Birmingham in a botched robbery has been sentenced to life imprisonment after being extradited to the UK to face justice.In February 2016, Tahir Zarif, and three other members of his gang raided the Direct Source 3 warehouse…

Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi team up for new film, share…

Actors Sanjay Dutt and Arshad Warsi are all set to collaborate once again for a new project. On Thursday, actor Sanjay Dutt took to his Instagram and shared the first-look poster of the film which he captioned, "Our wait has been longer than yours but the wait is finally over,…

‘Goonjega toh yahan sirf Jai Shri Ram’: Kangana Ranaut criticizes…

Shah Rukh Khan's recent blockbuster 'Pathaan' has drawn sneaky criticism from Kangana Ranaut for portraying Pakistan, an "enemy nation" of India, and its intelligence agency ISIS in a "good light". In the thread of tweets, Kangana wrote, "All those who are claiming Pathaan is a triumph of love over hate,…

‘Pathaan’ continues blockbuster run at BO, total worldwide collection crosses…

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan's "Pathaan" continued to rake in big numbers at the global box office as the film's worldwide collection on day two reached Rs 219.6 crore (£20 million approx) the makers announced on Thursday. According to production house Yash Raj Films (YRF), the SRK-Deepika Padukone starrer raised Rs…

Pakistani rupee’s fall slows as PM Sharif’s hopes for IMF…

The Pakistani rupee's decline slowed on Friday after its value plunged over the previous two days, with hopes raised by an International Monetary Fund team visiting Islamabad next week to discuss unlocking a suspended bail-out package. Left with only $3.68bn in foreign exchange reserves, Pakistan barely has enough to cover…

Women’s economic empowerment is critical issue for the Biden-Harris administration:…

Women's economic empowerment is a critical issue for the Biden-Harris administration, a top Indian American official has said, underlining that their full potential can have economic stability, and mobility and are vital to the core issues for democracy. These remarks were made by Neera Tanden, White House Staff Secretary and…

Indian-American astronaut Chari nominated for US Air Force Brigadier General

Indian-American astronaut Raja J Chari has been nominated by President Joe Biden for the appointment to the grade of Air Force brigadier general. The nomination was announced on Thursday and will have to be confirmed by the Senate which approves all senior civilian and military appointments, according to the US…

Indian envoy celebrates ‘remarkable’ Indian Constitution on Republic Day

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

India expects more clashes with Chinese troops in Himalayas -document

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

South Africa signs deal with India to relocate dozens of…

South Africa has signed an agreement with India to introduce dozens of African cheetahs to the Asian country over the next decade, its environmental department said on Thursday, after the first were transferred last year from neighbouring Namibia. A big cat species similar to the cheetah disappeared from India some…

India police charge 10 with homicide over bridge collapse that…

Police in India on Friday (27) charged 10 people with homicide in connection with the collapse of a colonial-era footbridge last year that killed at least 135 people, a top official told Reuters. The 145-year-old suspension bridge in the town of Morbi was packed with sightseers when it collapsed on…

‘Everybody in West trying to reach out to Rajamouli. He’s…

Director SS Rajamouli has taken Indian cinema to new global heights with his film RRR (2022). Fronted by Jr NTR and Ram Charan, the film has been creating waves across the globe ever since it hit the marquee in March last year. After doing thunderous business at the ticket window…

On the right track for global success

PUTTING your own spin on a hit song is one of the hardest things to do in music, but exciting new artist Malavika rose to the challenge with stunning release Don’t Let Go. Born in India and now based in Los Angeles, the talented singer-songwriter has given the 1990s classic…

Adani slammed by $48bn stock rout, clouding record share sale

Shares of India's Adani Enterprises sank nearly 20 per cent on Friday (27) as a scathing report by a US short seller triggered a rout in the conglomerate's listed firms, casting doubts on how investors will respond to the company's record $2.45 billion secondary sale. Seven listed companies of the…

Police charge man with terrorism after arrest at Leeds hospital

British police on Thursday (26) said a 27-year-old man has been charged with terrorism and other offences after he was found last week with a suspicious device in the grounds of a hospital in Leeds, in northern England. Mohammed Farooq from Leeds was charged with preparation of a terrorist act…

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

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

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

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

UK to give COVID booster dose to higher-risk groups in…

British health minister Steve Barclay said on Wednesday a COVID-19 booster vaccination would be offered in autumn this year for those at higher risk of severe disease. Earlier on Wednesday Britain's vaccine advisers, the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation said plans should be made to offer such a booster…

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

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

Young crypto-millionaire’s Aidi R8 defaced with swear words in Leeds

A young crypto-millionaire has been left “gutted” after his “dream car” was vandalised with rude words in Leeds over the weekend.Waseem Khan was “shocked” to see ‘show off’, ‘die’, ‘virgin’ and ‘c***’ painted on his yellow Audi R8 supercar which he had left in an open car park before heading…

Harry Takhar: Body of missing Telford father found in isolated…

The body of a man who had been missing since last autumn was discovered in an isolated woodland in Telford.West Mercia Police confirmed it was the body of Harjinder ‘Harry’ Takhar, who had last been seen running towards a wooded area in the Shropshire town on October 2 after having…

Adani group mulls legal options in US, India against Hindenburg…

Adani Group on Thursday said it is mulling legal options in the US and India against Hindenburg Research after its report accused firms owned by Gautam Adani of "brazen" market manipulation and accounting fraud. Jatin Jalundhwala, Group Head - Legal, Adani Group, said, "The maliciously mischievous, unresearched report published by…

Foreign Secy wishes India on Republic Day, says looking forward…

As India celebrates its 74th Republic Day, Foreign Secretary James Cleverly extended greetings to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and the people of the country. https://twitter.com/JamesCleverly/status/1618502632229961728?s=20&t=Bk4KLbT8lFEUIoWG_nM-kg Taking to his Twitter handle, Cleverly stated that the UK looks forward to another year of "friendship and cooperation." James Cleverly tweeted, "Happy Republic…

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

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

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

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

India slams vandalisation of three Hindu temples in Australia; glorification…

India on Thursday strongly condemned the recent vandalisation of three Hindu temples here and the graffiti on them which included the glorification of anti-India terrorists in Australia. Earlier, this month, the Swaminarayan temple in Melbourne, the historic Shri Shiva Vishnu Temple in Carrum Downs, Victoria and the ISKCON temple in…

Indian-origin professor to lead ‘best and brightest’ scientists and researchers…

Ganesh Thakur, an Indian-origin professor in the US, has been appointed as the vice president of the Texas Academy of Medicine, Engineering, Science and Technology (TAMEST), an organisation that brings the state's top scientists and researchers to advance research, innovation and business in Texas. The TAMEST board of directors on…

President Biden re-nominates Indian American attorney Arun Subramanian to US…

US President Joe Biden has re-nominated Indian American attorney Arun Subramanian to be district judge for the Southern District of New York. A communication on Subramanian's nomination was sent to the Senate by the White House along with other judicial nominations. He was first nominated by the president last September…

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

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

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Decoding Katrina Kaif’s Insta story for Pathaan

Katrina Kaif who has reprised the role of Zoya an ISI agent in Tiger and Tiger Zinda Hain, an integral part of Aditya Chopra's spy universe, took to Instagram to promote Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone and John Abraham starrer spy thriller, Pathaan ahead of its release. In her post,…

Black box of crashed Nepal aircraft to be sent to…

Nepal will send to Singapore for examination the black box of Yeti Airlines that crashed in Pokhara, killing all 72 people, including five Indians, on board, a senior official said on Wednesday. Buddhi Sagar Lamichhane, who is a joint secretary at Nepal's Tourism Ministry and also a member of the…

SBI UK Introduces 50% LTV product, refreshes product range

State Bank of India (UK) Ltd is pleased to announce the re-launch of its Fixed Rate Buy-to-Let products, which offer competitive rates across a multitude of product options and introduces a new Loan-to-value band of 50 per cent aimed at low gearing borrowers. The reintroduced products offer competitive deals to…

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

INTERVIEW: Quality education that women get in UK is something…

For Chayn Sanjay Kohli, a second-year BSc student in Management at Warwick Business School, her journey towards gender equality and women’s empowerment started during a football league in Mumbai, her home town some years ago. At the football event, women players between 18 and 35 had taken part and since…

Here’s why we are looking forward to Regina Cassandra’s next…

The year has started on a positive note for Regina Cassandra as she will be seen in the upcoming Jaanbaaz Hindustan Ke on ZEE5 Global. By the looks of the trailer, Regina has carved herself all over again to fit well in the skin of an IPS Officer. The crime…

Mindy Kaling’s Velma emerges as the worst-rated show on IMDb…

Mindy Kaling’s animated series Velma, which is a prequel to the much-loved series Scooby-Doo, has achieved a new feat among animated series rated on IMDb. However, it is not something worth celebrating and being proud of. On January 20, the show managed to garner a collective rating of 1.3 out…

Shah Rukh Khan’s Pathaan sees bumper Bollywood opening despite protests

Shah Rukh Khan's Hindi spy thriller opened to packed movie theatres in India on Wednesday in one of Bollywood's top openings on record, despite protests from some religious groups over scenes they deemed obscene. The success of "Pathaan", where Khan plays a spy fighting a militant outfit, is crucial for…

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

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

Sunak defends appointment of Tory chairman Nadhim Zahawi

Rishi Sunak has defended the appointment of his Conservative Party chairman, saying he was not aware of any tax issues at the time but had launched an investigation as soon as questions were raised. Questions over the tax affairs of Nadhim Zahawi have dogged the prime minister for a week,…

‘Muslim owners don’t want to rent me house because…’: Uorfi…

Actress Uorfi Javed, who is known for her different fashion choices and straightforwardness, is always in news for one reason or the other. She is now grabbing headlines for opening up about her struggle in finding a new apartment in Mumbai. She said that owners are steering clear of renting…

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

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

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

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

‘Greatest SS Rajamouli does it again,’ Prabhas wrote on ‘Naatu…

'Baahubali' fame Prabhas wished the man of the moment S S Rajamouli with a sweet message after 'Naatu Naatu' has been nominated in the Best Original Song category for the 95th Academy awards. Taking to Instagram on Tuesday late night, Prabhash posted, " The greatest @ssrajamouli does it again! Congratulations…

Pathaan release: Deepika Padukone’s saffron bikini from ‘Besharam Rang’ makes…

Ever since 'Besharam Rang', the first track of the Shah Rukh Khan starrer 'Pathaan', came out last year, it courted controversy due to the colour of Deepika Padukone's bikini in it, leading to speculations of its removal. Now that the film has officially been released, the film's makers have decided…

Unfortunate that people have stopped trusting filmmakers: AR Rahman

Music composer AR Rahman, who has scored the music for Rajkumar Santoshi’s "Gandhi Godse: Ek Yudh", says it's unfortunate people judge films even before they watch them. Santoshi’s film is at the centre of a debate with some arguing that the film undermines the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi and glorifies…

Jacqueline on Tell It Like a Woman earning original song…

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

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

Washington understands impact of job cuts: White House on job…

As mass layoffs have become a trend in the US this season, especially in the IT sector, White House has said the economy is growing steadily and Washington understands the impact of job cuts. In the last several weeks, major IT companies, like Google, Microsoft, and Amazon, have fired thousands…

Don’t understand what you mean by my return: Rohit Sharma…

Rohit slammed the broadcasters for displaying visuals that suggest he has been underperforming and refuted talks surrounding his form while addressing a press conference in Indore on Tuesday (24). Rohit looked in supreme touch in the third ODI against New Zeland and brought up his 30th ODI ton, his first…

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Photo artist puts focus on Asian female identity and heritage

IN HER quest to carve a space for Asians in UK’s art world, photographic artist Arpita Shah hopes to elicit and celebrate the country’s multicultural history, with a focus on south Asian female identity. Commissioned by Birmingham-based arts organisation GRAIN Projects and funded by Arts Council England and Birmingham City…

UK to offer £600m in pollution-cutting support for steelmakers: Report

Britain will offer grants to help its two largest steelmakers replace dirty blast furnaces with less carbon-intensive technology, media reported. The BBC reported that grants worth £600 million ($744m) will "likely" be unveiled this week for Chinese-owned British Steel and Indian-owned Tata Steel UK, to help slash damaging emissions, cut…

Pakistan economic crisis: 10 percent cut in govt employees’ salary…

Pakistan is considering different proposals, including slashing the salaries of government employees by 10 per cent across the board, according to a media report on Wednesday (25), amidst the looming economic crisis in the cash-strapped country. Pakistan is grappling with one of the country's worst economic crises in recent years…

High-quality FTA with India a priority, says trade minister

Britain's trade minister in charge of negotiating a free trade agreement (FTA) with India says clinching a high-quality deal is among her top priorities for the year, while admitting the talks had hit a "bit of an impasse” which she broke by flying to New Delhi last month. In a…

Suella Braverman mulls cut to post-study student visa stay: Report

British Home Secretary Suella Braverman is said to be on a collision course with the country's education department over plans to cut the period of stay allowed for overseas students under a post-study visa route, according to a UK media report on Wednesday (25). The new Graduate Visa route, which…

Cricket Scotland CEO denies stereotyping ethnic minorities

Cricket Scotland’s chief executive officer Gordon Arthur has denied his comments on barriers ethnic minorities faced in cricket had racist connotations. He told the Health, Social Care and Sport Committee of Scottish Parliament that he had the cricket administrator’s new chairman Anjan Luthra in mind when he made the remark.In…

Issa brothers’ Burnley warehouse plans dismissed over concerns to surrounding…

The billionaire Issa brothers’ attempt to complete Burnley Bridge Business Park has suffered a setback with a government inspector upholding a local council’s decision to refuse planning permission for the redevelopment. The dismissal of their appeal is attributed to the height of the proposed structures.Monte Blackburn Ltd - the property…

Mohammed Siraj claims top spot in ICC’s ODI bowler rankings

India's pace sensation Mohammed Siraj has capped off a superb 12 months by claiming the No 1 spot on the ICC Men's ODI Player Rankings for bowlers from New Zealand seamer Trent Boult. It has been a meteoric rise for Siraj, who only returned to India's ODI setup in February…

Traffic pollution affects brain function: Study

According to a new study conducted by experts at the University of British Columbia and the University of Victoria, ordinary levels of traffic pollution can damage human brain function in a matter of hours. The peer-reviewed findings, published in the journal Environmental Health, show that just two hours of exposure…

Study reveals mid-life obesity connected to risk of physical frailty…

Researchers found that carrying far too much weight, including a midriff bulge, from middle age onwards has been linked to an increased risk of physical frailty in old age. The findings of the research were published in the open-access journal BMJ Open. Frailty is often wrongly perceived as a purely…

‘I’m getting threat calls…,’ India’s former Defence Minister’s son quits…

Congress leader Anil K Antony, the son of former Defence Minister A K Anthony on Wednesday (25) announced his resignation from the party, a day after he criticised the BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "This is my personal decision and I do think this is the best course…

Defiant Indian students to hold more screenings of BBC documentary…

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

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

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

Did you know ‘Naatu Naatu’ isn’t the favourite song of…

MM Keeravani-composed song “Naatu Naatu” from celebrated filmmaker SS Rajamouli’s magnum opus RRR (2022) is on a winning spree. After walking away with the prestigious Golden Globe Award at the recently concluded ceremony, the song has now entered the Oscars race in the Best Original Song category. “Naatu Naatu” is…

UK says 200 asylum-seeking children missing, some aged under 16

Two hundred asylum-seeking children, including some aged under 16, are missing from temporary hotel accommodation in Britain, the government said on Tuesday, raising new questions over ministers' handling of migrant arrivals. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak's government is under pressure on two fronts over immigration: from those who say he is…

Dolar Amarshi Popat asks BBC to halt screening of second…

The House of Lords member Dolar Amarshi Popat on Tuesday wrote a letter to the Director General of BBC Broadcasting House Tim Davie asking him to stop the screening of the second part of the documentary series to avoid exasperating the already tense situation between British Hindus and Muslims in…

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Yorkshire mum tracked down sexual predator who assaulted daughter

A perv who sexually assaulted a teenager has been jailed for one year at Hull Magistrates Court on December 1. Mahmood Noor Ibrahim, 39, was tracked down by the victim's mother soon after the incident, reported Birmingham Mail. He will also be registered as a sex offender for 10 years…

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DOWNING STREET had a make-over last week. There were hanging lanterns in the staircases alongside the portraits of former prime ministers. Cherry blossom and auspicious orchids decorated the reception rooms. Rishi Sunak was celebrating Lunar New Year, noting that the year of the rabbit’s traditional association with peace and prosperity…

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Keeping to a healthy weight is crucial to your physical and mental health. Maintaining a healthy body weight has been shown to lessen the likelihood of developing serious conditions like diabetes, heart disease, and some forms of cancer. Losing weight and keeping it off isn't easy. Nowadays people are spending…

Naseeruddin Shah says bubble of Hindi films is about to…

Veteran theatre and film actor Naseeruddin Shah has said that the bubble of Hindi films is about to burst because they lack substance. Sharing his views on cinema at Jashn-e-Rekhta 2022, he said that the Urdu language has changed drastically in Hindi films. “It has extinguished. It has led to…

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

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

Pompeo claims India informed him Pakistan was preparing for nuclear…

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

Racist who killed Asian cellmate 23 years ago could be…

A racist who murdered Asian cellmate with table leg in 2000 could be freed in summer, the Mirror reported. Robert Stewart, who was 20, was sentenced to life for killing Zahid Mubarek, 19 then, in his sleep in March 2000 at Feltham Young Offenders Institution in West London. He then…

About two dozen US State judges travelling to India for…

About two dozen US State judges, including over half a dozen Indian Americans, will travel to India early next month for dialogue and consultations with their Indian counterparts, it was announced here on Tuesday (24). This is perhaps the first time a large contingent of US state judges will visit…

Photographer Bunshri Chandaria to launch artist book depicting dementia experience…

Celebrated photographer Bunshri Chandaria will on Sunday (29) launch Silent Voice, an artist's book depicting a photographic exploration of dementia at an event hosted by St Alban's Museum and Gallery. The book-launching event will include 'an artist in conversation' talks with publisher Eddie Ephraums and a multi-media installation designed to…

Jameela Jamil on anti-abortion sentiments: ‘Women have always been and…

Jameela Jamil has slammed anti-abortion sentiments, particularly in the US. The LA-based actress and activist, 35, took to Instagram and said that those who opt for a termination have “nothing to be ashamed of”. “It is healthcare. It is your right,” she wrote in her post. She further wrote, “Nobody…

Alzheimer’s Research UK welcomes government’s vision to tackle dementia crisis

Alzheimer’s Research UK has welcomed the government's commitment to increase healthy life expectancy, reduce ill-health and tackle the UK’s dementia crisis as part of its new major conditions strategy, a statement said. The charity said that it wants to see the concept of brain health embedded within the strategy as…

Indian documentaries All That Breathes and The Elephant Whisperers make…

Indian documentary All That Breathes and the short documentary film The Elephant Whisperers are now in the race for the Oscars! All That Breathes is now in the race to bag the Oscars this year in the 'Documentary Feature Film' category. The film, directed by filmmaker Shaunak Sen, revolves around…

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

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

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

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

HMRC urges 3.4 million customers to complete self assessment of…

The HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has urged fewer than 3.4 million customers to complete self assessment of tax returns as the deadline is on 31 January, a statement said. More than 12 million customers are expected to file a tax return for the 2021 to 2022 tax year and…

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

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

Pakistan imports 2200 luxury vehicles despite strict foreign exchange control:…

Pakistan has permitted the import of 2200 luxury vehicles in the first six months of the current fiscal year, despite the country being trapped in strict foreign exchange control even for imports of essential consumer items and industrial goods, Dawn reported. Due to the strict foreign exchange control, the piling…

Indian university warns against screening of BBC documentary on Modi

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

Aspiring Tory MPs offered lessons on ‘white resentment’

Diversity training is offered to Conservative candidates for the next parliamentary election to address ‘white resentment’ and ‘unconscious biases’, a media report said.Workshops are offered on the party’s online training platform where aspiring MPs are also given a list of terminologies and their definitions to study, The Telegraph reported.The training…

‘They have blood on their hands’: Family blames government and…

The family of law graduate Zara Aleena who was murdered by a violent misogynist last June has accused the government and the probation service of being responsible for the loss of life.“They have blood on their hands,” Aleena’s aunt Farah Naz said after a watchdog revealed the Probation Service “incorrectly…

After the staggering success of Jhimma 1, Colour Yellow Production…

Aanand L Rai & Colour Yellow productions made headlines as their first venture in Marathi cinema titled Aatmapamphlet traveled globally to be screened at Berlin Film Festival. As much as Bollywood & Tollywood have made our country proud, regional cinema are emerging trendsetter by delivering the best stories through cinema.…

After 4 years of injury, Vikrant Massey to finally undergo…

Vikrant Massey who is currently shooting for the first schedule of the highly anticipated sequel to Haseen Dillruba, may soon undergo surgery for a shoulder injury he suffered while filming the original. A source reveals that the actor acquired during the shooting period of Haseen Dilruba, 4 years ago, however,…

Fans demand early release of Tu Jhoothi Main Makkaar song…

The most awaited trailer of Tu Jhoothi Main Makkaar was released yesterday and everything about the film, from the colorful aesthetics to the new refreshing pairing of Ranbir & Shraddha has been loved and appreciated. One thing about the film which took the internet frenzy was the combination of Pritam,…

British Board of Film Classification gives 12A rating to Shah…

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan's "Pathaan '' has received a '12A' rating from the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) ahead of its release on Wednesday. The BBFC shared the rating for "Pathaan" on its official website along with detailed rating information. As per the rating system, no one younger than…

Learnt how to keep honesty and reality intact as a…

Ajay Devgn on Tuesday said his experience of working with different directors on both commercial and independent films was useful while directing his upcoming feature "Bholaa". The actor-filmmaker is returning to direction with action-thriller "Bholaa" after last year's "Runway 34". He previously helmed and acted in films "U, Me Aur…

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

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

Taliban may use funds for buying Blowfish drones from China:…

Instead of using the money for subsidizing education or developing Afghanistan, it seems that the Taliban "will use its limited cash" to buy or acquire Blowfish drones from China, 19FortyFive reported. The blowfish drone is a mini helicopter that can fire machine guns, launch mortars and throw grenades. Artificial intelligence…

UV nail polish dryers at salons pose cancer risk: Study

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

Fugitive businessman Atul Gupta loses bid to get new S…

Atul Gupta, one of the three Gupta brothers now in self-exile in Dubai, has lost a high court bid to get a new passport from the South African government. Atul, Ajay, and Rajesh Gupta are accused of siphoning billions of rands from South African parastatals through their close association with…

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

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

WHO calls for action to protect children from contaminated medicines…

In the wake of fatalities among children linked to cough syrups and medicines made by manufacturers based in India and Indonesia, the WHO has issued an "urgent call to action” to countries to detect and respond to incidents of falsified medical products and protect children from contaminated medicines. The World…

Freedom fighter Netaji’s birth anniversary marked with tributes, exhibition in…

The 126th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, Parakram Diwas, was marked with tributes and a special diaspora portrait exhibition at the Indian High Commission in London. The special event, hosted by the Indian High Commission in London on Monday evening, brought together community leaders and members of the…

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EastEnders star Shiv Jalota mourns the passing away of close…

Actor Shiv Jalota, who rose to fame with the successful BBC show EastEnders, is mourning the passing away of a close family member. He took to his Instagram handle on Monday and announced that he had lost his grandmother. The 29-year-old actor shared a photo of his grandmother and another…

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

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

Banknote printer De La Rue refutes corruption allegations in India

Banknote printer De La Rue, one of Britain's oldest listed companies, has said that it had been made aware of an investigation by Indian authorities into a former Indian finance secretary Arvind Mayaram in which the historical activities of De La Rue in India prior to 2016 have been implicated.…

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

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

Retrial of TikTok star Mahek Bukhari and others over murder…

A retrial of TikTok star Mahek Bukhari, her mother Ansreen and six others for murder has will begin on April 17.All defendants have been charged with the murder of two 21-year-old men - Saqib Hussain and Hashim Ijazuddin - who died in a high-speed car chase at Six Hills junction…

Rom-coms hard to make, insecure to run out of personality…

Ranbir Kapoor's filmography boasts of memorable titles such as "Rockstar", "Barfi" and "Sanju", but the actor says he finds romantic-comedies more difficult to pull off as there is no scope of "hiding behind the character". The actor, whose last theatrical release "Brahmastra: Part One Shiva" became one of the biggest…

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

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

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The P5.95 is a flexible and powerful outdoor LED display screen with an ultra-bright 5mm pixel pitch that can be used for corporate events, concerts, or any other large venue. The P5.95 is available in three sizes: 2 x 2m, 4 x 2m, and 6 x 2m configurations, providing a viewing…

How to Use Your New Desktop molding machine

Congratulations on purchasing a new desktop molding machine! In this user guide, you will find instructions on how to unbox and assemble your desktop molding machine, as well as andicks on how to get tgettingsults from your new Device. Desktop molding machine User Guide: How to Use Your New Desktop…

Nelson twins who ran drug gang & thought themselves ‘untouchable’,…

Two brothers -- twins -- thought they were 'untouchable' but their belief was shattered when both landed in jail for running a drugs gang. The incident happened in Nelson. According to a LancsLive report, an investigation was launched into Rohail Khan and his brother Sohail by Lancashire Police as part…

‘We are stretched’ and A&E department is ‘on a knife…

Accident and emergency departments in UK hospitals are reeling under enormous pressure due to a shortage of beds and strikes by staff during the thick of flu season.A record 54,532 people waited for more than 12 hours once arriving at A&E in December, according to NHS England.The average wait for…

Tata Steel ‘studying’ UK government support package

Tata Steel said on Monday that it is studying the British government’s support package plans for the steel industry and will consider it carefully before arriving at strategic decisions on the future of its UK business. It comes amid British media reports that Chancellor Jeremy Hunt is set to sign…

South Asian food group Vibrant Foods appoints Damian Guha as…

Vibrant Foods, Europe's biggest south Asian food group, has announced the appointment of Damian Guha as its new chief executive officer (CEO) and Nish Kankiwala as non-executive chair. Guha will replace Umesh Parmer, the current CEO who moves to the role of managing director (MD) and will oversee operations, supply…

Rishi Sunak orders ethics probe into tax scandal-hit Nadhim Zahawi

Rishi Sunak on Monday ordered an independent investigation into the tax affairs of scandal-hit Conservative Party chairman Nadhim Zahawi amid mounting pressure from the Opposition. After days of headlines over the Iraqi-born minister without portfolio in his Cabinet’s alleged penalty settlement with His Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) department, Sunak…

Three teens charged over Khalfan Seif murder in Huddersfield

Three persons have been charged with murder and robbery in connection to the murder of Khalfan Seif in Huddersfield on January 14. Seif, 33, was brutally stabbed at his residence in Springdale Avenue around 11 pm. He was rushed to hospital but could not be saved. The three accused, all…

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

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

Best foods to eat on empty stomach every morning as…

When it comes to weight loss, lifestyle disorders, nutrition-relation advice, weight gain and so on, there are many misconceptions and myths. Therefore, it’s always best to follow the advice of an expert to understand what is right and what is wrong. A common query that many seek the answer to…

We have a beautiful relationship: Deepika Padukone on her blockbuster…

Ahead of the highly anticipated release of Shah Rukh Khan starrer 'Pathaan', the film's female lead Deepika Padukone recently spoke about how her magical pairing with SRK has always managed to deliver a blockbuster. Deepika made her Bollywood debut in 2007 alongside the superstar in 'Om Shanti Om'. Following that…

Ajay Devgn, Suniel Shetty hail PM for naming 21 islands…

Hindi film stars Ajay Devgn, Suniel Shetty, Akshay Kumar and Sidharth Malhotra have expressed gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for naming 21 islands of Andaman and Nicobar after Param Vir Chakra awardees. On the occasion of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s 126th birth anniversary, the PM on Monday virtually unveiled…

Issa brothers exploring £10 billion merger of Asda and EG…

Blackburn’s billionaire Issa brothers are considering a merger of EG Group with the supermarket chain Asda, which, if successful, will potentially create a retail behemoth worth £10 billion, media reports said.EG Group, which has grown into a major petrol forecourt chain since its establishment by Mohsin and Zuber Issa in…

Leicester woman believes prompt treatment could have saved elderly father

A Leicester woman believes her ailing father would not have died if he had received prompt treatment during the Christmas-New Year period when the healthcare system came under pressure.Gurmukh Banwait, 75, complained of breathing difficulties on December 26 but there were delays in the ambulance service. On December 28, he…

Akshay Kumar hails PM Modi for urging BJP workers to…

Superstar Akshay Kumar on Sunday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for asking BJP workers to refrain from making unnecessary remarks on films. In his address to the BJP national executive meeting on Tuesday, PM Modi suggested party workers refrain from making unnecessary remarks on irrelevant issues such as movies, saying…

The first priority is to get 100 percent fit: Jadeja

Star India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, who is making a return to competitive cricket after close to six months, on Monday said his first priority is to get "100 percent" match fit ahead of the crucial Test series against Australia. "I am feeling good to be back on the field. Very…

Kuldip Singh Dhillon, who was infamously nicknamed ‘Sooty’ by polo…

Kuldip Singh Dhillon, a property developer in Britain and a polo-playing friend of King Charles III who had controversially nicknamed him 'Sooty', has suddenly passed away at 72 during a visit to India, where he was born. The man, who owned a big estate in Gloucestershire countryside, found himself at…

Male, female mice hearts respond differently to ‘fight or flight’…

Male and female hearts respond differently to the stress hormone noradrenaline, a study conducted in mice has found, which may have implications for human heart disorders like arrhythmias and heart failure and how different sexes respond to medications. The study conducted at the University of California (UC) Davis, US, revealed…

Pakistan suffers major power outage after second grid failure in…

Pakistan's national grid suffered a major breakdown on Monday, the power ministry said, leaving millions of people without electricity for the second time in three months and highlighting the infrastructural weakness of this heavily indebted nation. Power Minister Khurrum Dastagir told Reuters the outage was caused by a large voltage…

Early conclusion of India-UK free trade deal now ‘down to…

Even as India and the United Kingdom recently wrapped up round six of negotiations for a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA), Britain's High Commissioner Alex Ellis highlighted that after covering a lot of ground now the question is down to not just the technical details but political will on both…

Third Hindu temple vandalised in Australia’s Melbourne with anti-India graffiti

A third Hindu temple was vandalised with anti-India graffiti in Melbourne's Albert Park on Monday, days after Shri Shiva Vishnu Temple in Carrum Downs was vandalised, The Australia Today reported. The management of Melbourne's International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) temple also known as the Hare Krishna Temple found the…

Will get married when right girl comes along, bar ‘very…

Viewed as India’s most eligible bachelor by some, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi says he’ll get married when the right girl comes along and part of the problem is that his parents' “really lovely marriage” has set the bar very high. In a free-wheeling, light-hearted chat on food and travel platform…

Married Hindu girl abducted, raped after she refused to convert…

A married Hindu girl abducted from Pakistan’s southern Sindh province has said she was threatened by her kidnappers to convert to Islam and raped after she refused to change her religion, the latest in a string of such atrocities committed against members of the minority community. The girl said in…

PM Sharif travelling around the world with ‘begging bowl’, says…

Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif is travelling to different countries around the world with a "begging bowl" but none of them is giving him a penny, ousted premier Imran Khan said on Sunday. "See what this imported government has done to Pakistan," Khan, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party chairman, said in…

Thousands of Indian IT professionals now jobless scrambling for options…

Thousands of Indian IT professionals in the US, who have lost their jobs due to the series of recent layoffs at companies like Google, Microsoft and Amazon, are now struggling to find new employment within the stipulated period under their work visas following the termination of their employment to stay…

Jemima Khan: ‘I hope my film What’s Love Got To…

British screenwriter and producer Jemima Khan, who is also known as Jemima Marcelle Goldsmith, is presently busy promoting her forthcoming film What’s Love Got To Do With It? Directed by Shekhar Kapur, the film stars Lily James, Shazad Latif, Shabana Azmi, Emma Thompson, Sajal Aly, Oliver Chris, Asim Chaudhry, and…

Petition demands independent probe into BBC series on Modi

A new online petition has demanded an independent probe into a "serious breach" by the BBC in its duties as a public broadcaster in the UK over the controversial documentary series on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. ‘Call for an Independent Investigation into the BBC over Modi documentary’ on Change.Org, which…

Kareena Kapoor reacts to ‘Boycott Bollywood trend, says ‘If there…

Bollywood actor Kareena Kapoor Khan recently at an event reacted to the rising 'Boycott Bollywood' trend. On Sunday, Kareena attended the Indian Chamber of Commerce-Young Leaders Forum event in Kolkata. And during the discussion, speaking about the 'Boycott Bollywood' trend, she said, "I don't agree with it at all. If…

Here’s why you too should eat Kylie Jenner’s go-to fruit!

If you follow Kylie Jenner on social media, you’ve probably seen the youngest of the KarJenner clan acknowledge her love for pomegranates on many occasions. While Kylie regularly shares sneak peeks of her diet and exercise routine, online, in 2020 she told Harper’s Bazaar about one special fruit she likes…

India FTA can be clinched this year, but no more…

The India-UK free trade agreement (FTA) is expected to be clinched this year but it won't involve any boost of free movement visa offers for Indians, British trade minister in charge of the negotiations has said. Kemi Badenoch, who was in New Delhi last month to kick off the sixth…

Top Ayurveda remedies to help keep your eyes healthy and…

Our intellectual and social development depends on our vision. In fact, 80 per cent of our gained knowledge is through our eyes. Therefore, keeping our eyes healthy is also vital for keeping our brains healthy. This is because our optic nerves connect our brain with our eyes, the Kerala Ayurveda…

Junior doctor Vaishnavi Kumar’s note blamed Birmingham hospital for her…

Junior doctor Vaishnavi Kumar who took her own life in June last year blamed Birmingham’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH), where she worked, for her extreme step, according to her suicide note.“I am sorry mum, I can blame the whole thing on the QEH,” she said in the note revealed by…

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

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

India blocks BBC documentary on PM Modi from airing in…

India has blocked the airing of a BBC documentary which questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership during the 2002 Gujarat riots, saying that even sharing of any clips via social media is barred.Directions to block the clips from being shared have been issued using emergency powers available to the government…

Don’t make films according to flavour of the season, says…

Filmmaker Rajkumar Santoshi says as a storyteller he would never cash in on the trending genres and would rather go by his instincts.The director, whose filmography features beloved movies such as "Andaz Apna Apna”, “Ghayal” and “Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani”, said he believes in trying his hand at something…

Rishi Sunak scores over Boris Johnson in new survey

Prime Minster Rishi Sunak is seen as more trustworthy, more economically competent and more likely to win votes than his former boss, Boris Johnson, in a new survey of voting intentions that was released on Saturday.The Savanta ComRes survey for The Independent newspaper found that Johnson’s perceived popularity as the Conservative…

Protests in Stockholm, including Koran-burning, draw strong condemnation from Turkey

Protests in Stockholm on Saturday against Turkey and Sweden's bid to join NATO, including the burning of a copy of the Koran, sharply heightened tensions with Turkey at a time when the Nordic country needs Ankara's backing to gain entry to the military alliance."We condemn in the strongest possible terms…

Indian-origin man shot dead during armed robbery in US: Report

A 66-year-old Indian-origin gas station employee was shot dead during an armed robbery in the US city of Philadelphia and police are searching for three men in connection with the murder, according to media reports.Philadelphia police on Thursday released a surveillance video showing the three suspects wanted for killing the…

Pooja Entertainment’s biggest action-entertainer Bade Miyan Chote Miyan begins filming…

There has been a lot of buzz around Pooja Entertainment's upcoming massive action entertainer Bade Miyan Chote Miyan. The film brings together two of the biggest action heroes of Bollywood, Akshay Kumar, and Tiger Shroff, a combination that will surely be a delight for audiences. Prithviraj Sukumaran joins this spectacle…

‘I didn’t know if she would make it or not’:…

Global icon Priyanka Chopra, who has been protecting her daughter, Malti Marie Chopra Jonas, from the media glare for almost a year now, has opened up about her birth complications for the first time. For those not in the know, PeeCee and popstar Nick Jonas welcomed their first child through…

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

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

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

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

Pakistan minister Hina Rabbani Khar says her country doesn’t see…

Pakistani minister of state foreign affairs Hina Rabbani Khar on Thursday (19) said her country does not see a “partner” in Indian prime minister Narendra Modi for working towards peace between the two countries, but it saw a partner in his predecessors Manmohan Singh and Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Speaking at…

US magazine names Jr NTR on the list of Best…

Helmed by visionary filmmaker SS Rajamouli, RRR (2022) seems poised to win big at the upcoming 95th Academy Awards, after winning at the Golden Globes. Jr NTR, who plays one of the leads alongside Ram Charan, has been garnering global attention after the pan-India film’s wins at the Golden Globes…

Lucy Letby trial: Dr Ravi Jayaram rejects claim that his…

A senior doctor in the Lucy Letby trial has rejected the claim that the insertion of a chest drain contributed to a baby's cardiac arrest. The lead paediatrician at the Countess of Chester Hospital, Dr Ravi Jayaram, was said to have inserted a lung drain in the wrong part of…

Foreign pupils ‘win-win’

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

Protest at press conference of Rajkumar Santoshi’s Gandhi Godse: Ek…

A promotional event for Rajkumar Santoshi's upcoming film "Gandhi Godse: Ek Yudh" was on Friday disrupted by protesters, who claimed the movie undermines the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi and glorifies his assassin, Nathuram Godse. Written and directed by Santoshi, the film depicts the war of the two opposing ideologies between…

If you are original, you will be around: Usha Uthup…

Pop legend Usha Uthup believes it is important for singers to maintain their originality as that’s what sets one apart from the crowd. Speaking on the sidelines of the ongoing Jaipur Literature Festival, Uthup, who is known for her distinctive voice and trademark style of ‘bindi’ and saree, said one…

James Cameron to RRR director SS Rajamouli: ‘If you ever…

Celebrated filmmaker SS Rajamouli is going places. He is also making Indian cinema proud at the international level with his film RRR (2022). The epic action period drama, which features immensely talented Jr NTR and Ram Charan in lead roles, is on an award-winning spree. It has already won the…

Calorie reduction can be more effective for weight loss than…

The number and quantity of meals were more important predictors of weight gain or reduction than the interval between meals, according to recent research. The findings of the study were published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, an open-access, peer-reviewed journal of the American Heart Association.  According to…

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

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

Met Police ‘missed chances’ to save pregnant mother who was…

A new report has revealed that the Metropolitan Police missed many chances to protect a woman from her former husband in the six years before he killed her with a crossbow. Ramanodge Unmathallegadoo fired an arrow into Sana Muhammad's, 35, stomach at her Ilford home on 12 November, 2018. Muhammad…

Prez Biden understands how much Indian-Americans have to offer: Cincinnati…

US President Joe Biden, whose administration has the largest number of India-Americans, understands how much the community has to offer in public service to the country and how special it is, Cincinnati City Mayor Aftab Pureval said. He was speaking on the sidelines of the US Conference of Mayors Winter…

Sunak fined by police for failing to wear seat belt

Sunak, who apologised on Thursday (19) for a "brief error of judgement", had uploaded the video to Instagram during a trip to north west England. It was widely shared by other users who noticed that he had not buckled up. Local police had said later that day they would investigate,…

Foreign shipping lines may stop services for cash-strapped Pakistan: Report

The ship agents have forewarned the cash-strapped Pakistani government that all export cargoes could come to a halt as foreign shipping lines are considering stopping their services for the country after banks stopped remitting freight charges to them due to a lack of dollar availability, according to a media report…

‘Strong trade deal with India could boost UK economy by…

The Minister of State for the Middle East, North Africa, South Asia and the United Nations at the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) Lord Tariq Ahmad said that a strong trade deal with India could boost the economy by billions of pounds over the long term. "A strong trade…

Lord Rami Ranger lodges protest with BBC over documentary series…

Lord Rami Ranger, a prominent member of the House of Lords of the UK Parliament, has lodged a protest with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) over its documentary series on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "I am appalled by the documentary produced by the BBC implicating the Hon. Prime Minister of…

Sikh Army officer Preet Chandi sets new polar expedition world…

A British Sikh Army officer and physiotherapist has set a new world record for the longest solo, unsupported, and unassisted polar expedition by a woman. Captain Harpreet Chandi, known as Polar Preet having already completed a trekking challenge to become the first Indian-origin woman to set the record of a…

This is when Dev Patel’s much-awaited film Monkey Man will…

In 2023, Netflix has a plethora of new shows and films to keep its global audience entertained throughout the year. On January 16, the streaming media giant raised the curtain on its upcoming slate of web shows, films, and documentaries. As part of its announcement of its upcoming 2023 films,…

Mother of 5 has sleepless nights over racist death threat…

A petrified mother of five has been living in fear with her family after unidentified racists sprayed appalling death threats on their city council home in Birmingham, BirminghamLive reported. She also said that the attack prompted her children to ask her whether someone was planning to hurt them. Vile graffiti,…

Two men convicted over murder of father-of-four in Dudley

Two men have been convicted for murdering a taxi firm manager on his birthday in Dudley in January last year. Gurdeep Sandhu, 23, of Blowers Green Road and Hassan Tasleem, 23, of Richmond Road, Dudley were convicted of murder, possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life and perverting…

PM Modi is one of the most powerful persons on…

British-Indian parliamentarian Lord Karan Bilimoria on January 19 referred to Prime Minister Narendra Modi as "one of the most powerful persons on the planet", while underscoring the importance of the UK's ties with the fastest-growing major economy in the world. "To conclude, as a boy, Narendra Modi sold tea at…

Smriti Kalra: ‘I hope to keep getting different opportunities to…

Actress Smriti Kalra made her acting debut with the popular TV show 12/24 Karol Bagh, and post that has entertained us with some hit shows like Suvreen Guggal, Dil Sambhal Jaa Zara, and many more. After working in television for quite a long time, Smriti made her big screen debut…

Google to axe 12,000 workers; CEO Pichai says ‘sorry’

Google will lay off 12,000 jobs across the globe, its CEO Sundar Pichai announced on Friday, becoming the latest tech giant after Microsoft, Facebook and Amazon to retrench staff en mass amid the global economic downturn. In an email to employees, the Indian-origin CEO said: "I have some difficult news…

Prime Video celebrates golden era of 90s Hindi pulp movies…

A Vice Studios Production and created by maverick filmmaker Vasan Bala, the unscripted Amazon Original series will premiere in India and across 240 countries and territories worldwide starting January 20 Amazon Original Reality docu-series Cinema Marte Dum Tak takes audiences behind the scenes into the never-seen-before fascinating and undocumented world…

Javed Akhtar on #BoycottBollywood trend: We should respect Indian films

Films are in the DNA of the country and we must "respect Indian films", said noted lyricist and screenwriter Javed Akhtar on Friday as he responded to a question about the social media trend of #BoycottBollywood at the ongoing Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) here. Akhtar termed Indian cinema "one of…

Birmingham cop Shaukat Zaman cleared of sexual assault on woman…

A police officer in Birmingham has been cleared of sexually assaulting a woman after going to her home to repair her gas cooker. It had been alleged that the cop named Shaukat Zaman forced his tongue into the mouth of the woman, a mother, after asking her about matters that…

BBC defends Modi documentary as ‘rigorously researched’

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

Kabul residents SOS as 78 die in severe cold wave…

At least 78 people have died in Afghanistan in just over a week amid extreme cold conditions that have compounded the country's humanitarian crisis. "The ministry in collaboration with other governmental institutions has provided food and cash aid to at least one million people," TOLOnews quoted Shafiullah Rahimi, a spokesperson…

Jameela Jamil calls out vitriol Jacinda Ardern is receiving after…

Popular actress and activist Jameela Jamil has called out the backlash that Jacinda Ardern has been receiving after announcing her resignation as the prime minister of New Zealand. The Good Place actress posted a screenshot of an article by BBC news titled, Jacinda Ardern resigns: Can women really have it…

‘We have been shocked at vandalism of two Hindu temples…

Australia's High Commissioner to India Barry O'Farrell AO on Friday said that Australia is shocked at the vandalism of two Hindu temples in Melbourne, and authorities are investigating the same. India on Thursday condemned the vandalization of Hindu temples in Australia and said that the matter has been raised with…

Church of England bishops apologise to LGBTQI+ people

Church of England bishops apologised to LGBTQI+ people on Friday for the rejection or exclusion faced by the community, saying occasions of hostile and homophobic responses the community had received in churches were shameful. "We have not loved you as God loves you, and that is profoundly wrong," the bishops…

London family puts up £50k reward to hunt down killer…

Desperately hoping to hunt down their teenage son's murderer, a family in London has put up a reward of £50,000. It was on April 2, 2018, when Amaan Shakoor was shot in the head outside Walthamstow leisure centre after two men approached him. The 16-year-old succumbed to his injuries in…

India has arrived with a bang: Guneet Monga on Indian…

With four films from India on the Oscars shortlist, producer Guneet Monga, who has backed short documentary "The Elephant Whisperers", says it is time for the country's cinema to shine globally. The heartwarming documentary directed Kartiki Gonsalves, revolves around Bomman and Bellie, a tribal couple in south India, who devote…

MP urges UK government to ‘redouble efforts’ for Jagtar Singh…

Scottish National Party MP Martin Docherty-Hughes has urged the UK government to secure the release of a Sikh campaigner who has been in the custody of Indian authorities for more than five years. Jagtar Singh Johal was arrested in Punjab when he was shopping with his wife in November 2017.…

Leicester violence: Police release new images of accused after Muslim…

Police have released 16 new images appealing for public help to identify the men in connection with the investigation into the disorder in Leicester last autumn. A Muslim group expressed had concerns after the force had released the previous set of images earlier this month. In a statement posted on…

Delayed bill: Grieving families of victims of Yeti Airlines plane…

The grieving families of the victims of the Yeti Airlines plane crash are likely to lose out on millions in compensation because the Nepal government has not ratified the crucial air carriers' liability and insurance draft bill, according to a media report on Friday. On January 15, a Yeti Airlines…

India considers full implementation of 13A in Sri Lanka ‘critical’…

India considers the full implementation of the 13th Amendment in Sri Lanka “critical” for achieving reconciliation with the minority Tamil community, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Friday, underlining that New Delhi has always supported both the political and economic stability in the island nation. India has been pressing…

Indian man sentenced to 7 years in prison for illegal…

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

‘We have been deeply saddened by this heart-breaking incident’: King…

King Charles sent his condolences to the President of Nepal following the “heart-breaking” plane crash in Pokhara. The Yeti Airlines ATR 72 plummeted into a steep gorge, smashed into pieces and burst into flames as it approached the central city of Pokhara on Sunday, in Nepal's worst aviation disaster since…

Mental health racial bias ‘still persists’ and on some key…

The joint committee on the draft mental health bill has said that mental health racial bias still persists and may even be getting worse. The report urged ministers to use legislation to address racial disparity which is prevalent in the mental health sector in England and Wales, The Guardian reported.…

‘Asian women are silent in situations where they need to…

Neelu Kaur is a facilitator, Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Executive Coach, and Burnout Management Specialist. She has fifteen years of experience specializing in adult learning and leadership development in large organizations ranging from financial services and consulting to the tech industry. Putting all her expertise to work, Neelu has written a…

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

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

Maternal: Parminder Nagra reveals how she accidentally bagged the lead…

The new ITV drama Maternal, which premiered on January 16, has been receiving a great response from critics and audiences. The six-episode series follows three female doctors returning to frontline medicine in Britain after the coronavirus pandemic following maternity leave, as they try to balance their new responsibilities. Parminder Nagra…

UK police ‘looking into’ video of Sunak sans seatbelt

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

Lara Pulver on sharing screen with real-life husband Raza Jaffrey…

The new ITV medical drama Maternal has been receiving glowing reviews from critics and audiences alike ever since premiering on January 16. The six-episode series tells the story of three women working in frontline medical roles in post-pandemic Britain and stars Parminder Nagra in the role of paediatric registrar Dr…

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

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

Sri Lankan President Wickremesinghe calls for ‘reconciliation’ and ‘coexistence’ with…

Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe on Thursday called for reconciliation and coexistence in the island nation, saying his government has initiated the process by talking to Sri Lankan Tamils and understanding their problems. President Wickremesinghe's statement at the 100th anniversary of the All Ceylon Jamiyyathul Ulama came ahead of his…

2023 BAFTA Awards: RRR misses out, All That Breathes nominated…

Filmmaker SS Rajamouli's period action blockbuster "RRR" on Thursday missed out on the nomination at the 2023 BAFTA Film Awards, but Shaunak Sen made it to the final five in the best documentary segment with "All That Breathes". "RRR" was in the longlist for the 'film not in English language'…

‘Three Generations’: Ustad Amjad Ali Khan performs with sons, grandsons

The city of joy, Kolkata, witnessed a rare musical treat as three generations of musicians from the legendary Bangash family -- Sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan, his sons, and grandsons -– took to the stage for an evening filled with 'ragas'. The concert, titled "Three Generations" and held at the…

UAE approves $2bn funding to cash-strapped Pakistan

Pakistan on Thursday (19) announced that the UAE has rolled over its deposits of $2 billion, providing critical support to the cash-strapped country’s depleting foreign exchange reserves. The confirmation came days after Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif visited the oil-rich Gulf country seeking help to improve the balance of payments. Finance…

Greenock shopkeeper expresses ‘sadness’ after customer’s racial abuse: ‘it’s sad…

A shopkeeper in Greenock has spoken about his 'sadness' after a man allegedly hurled racial abuse at him and asked him to go back to his own country. Muhammed Fazil, was allegedly abused by Patrick Condon at the 'News 4 U' store on Kilblain Street soon after the early morning…

‘Back in India, I am the dictator,’ says SS Rajamouli…

Indian filmmaker SS Rajamouli is presently basking in the unprecedented global success of his directorial RRR (2022), which is about to complete a year of its theatrical release soon, but the buzz around it is far from dying. The film continues its winning streak by bagging one prestigious award after…

How Deewaar became a cult classic

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

Cancer treatment abroad

Different countries treat cancer with different results. The higher the level of medicine, the better the chances of defeating oncology. If you want to cure cancer or get the disease under control, you can go abroad to receive top-class medical care. Germany is one of the best options. Doctors at German…

Church of England bishops refuse to allow same-sex marriages

The Church of England will refuse to allow same-sex couples to get married in its churches under proposals set out on Wednesday (18) in which the centuries-old institution said it would stick to its teaching that marriage is between a man and a woman. The proposals were developed by bishops,…

Mob is out of control now: Kashyap on PM Modi…

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap on Thursday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's advice to his party workers to stop commenting on movies comes late as the "mob is out of control now". According to party sources, in his address at the BJP national executive on Monday, PM Modi had suggested party workers…

Nawaz Sharif to return to Pakistan in February: Senior PML-N…

Pakistan's deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif is likely to return to the country next month to end his over three-year self-exile in the United Kingdom, some senior leaders of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) said on Thursday. Punjab province Governor Baligur Rehman of PML-N said Nawaz's daughter and PML-N chief organiser…

Amrish Puri’s grandson Vardhan talks about his difficulties in navigating…

Actor Vardhan Puri, who is the grandson of late veteran actor Amrish Puri, debuted on the big screen with Cherag Ruparel’s 2019 film Yeh Saali Aashiqui. Though the film did not set the cash registers jingling at the box office, Vardhan did receive praise for his debut performance. Later, he…

India foreign minister visits Sri Lanka with stronger ties, China…

India's foreign minister arrives in Colombo on Thursday following his country's backing of Sri Lanka for a $2.9 billion International Monetary Fund (IMF) loan, leaving China as the island's last remaining major creditor which has yet to agree to the debt restructuring plan. India has told global lender IMF that…

Air India Pee-gate: Accused Shankar Mishra banned for 4 months…

Air India banned Shankar Mishra, accused of urinating on an elder woman mid-way on an Air India flight for four months, an Air India official told ANI on Thursday. Shankar Mishra was arrested by Delhi police from Bengaluru on January 6, 2023. Mishra had allegedly urinated on a 70-year-old woman…

Rishi Sunak defends Modi in Parliament over controversial BBC documentary

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

India raised vandalization of Hindu temples with the Australian govt,…

India condemned the vandalization of Hindu temples in Australia and said that the matter has been raised with the Australian government in Canberra and asked for expeditious investigation against the perpetrators. Responding to a media query regarding the vandalization and graffiti being written on Hindu temples, Ministry of External Affairs…

Beauty tips and trends to help you look your best

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

From Ordinary to Extraordinary: The Transformative Power of Cream Chargers

The transformative power of cream chargers is often underestimated - but it shouldn't be! Cream chargers are an incredibly versatile tool for the home cook, with the potential to take your creations from ordinary to extraordinary. Through the use of these little cylinders of nitrous oxide, you can turn something…

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

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

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

Bhavik Haria: My mission is to make bhajan music more…

The UK live music has been thriving since lockdown was lifted, with singers from all genres entertaining audiences. One of the most unique has been British Asian singer Bhavik Haria. The talented vocalist has taken bhajans to the live arena, connecting spiritual music rooted in Indian tradition with cross-generational audiences,…

Five drug dealers who flooded East Lancashire with heroin and…

Five members of an organised crime group involved in selling class A drugs in East Lancashire have been jailed.Adeel Khan of Bradford and Cliviger resident Javed Miah - both aged 31 - set up and ran the ‘Casper’ and ‘ACE’ drugs lines to sell heroin and crack cocaine.Preston Crown Court…

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

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

Discovering the Appeal of Online Gambling for India’s Big Movie…

Online gambling has become increasingly popular among India's big movie stars. The appeal of online gambling lies in the fact that it is a relatively safe form of entertainment that you can enjoy from the comfort of your home. Moreover, with the rise of mobile casinos, players can now enjoy…

UK gambling: The facts you need to know!

The UK’s online gambling industry is one of the largest in the world, let alone Europe. Over the years, it has also grown at an accelerating rate, as has the gambling industry in many other countries, with the pandemic and the constant stream of new technological innovations. Whether you are…

Why women should be money-wise

MONEY – a word that is often feared more than the word sex. Whether people have it in abundance, are just geting by or struggling, many shy away from having conversations about finances because it is just really uncomfortable. With everything including food and energy prices continuing to rise, many…

‘PM Modi must speak up, heads should roll’, says Opposition…

The Congress Thursday demanded that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should break his "silence" on the sexual exploitation allegations against BJP MP and Wrestling Federation of India chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, and asked why resignations of those involved have not come in till now. The opposition party's attack came after…

High BMI may metabolise Vitamin D differently, which could diminish…

Scientists have uncovered new evidence that vitamin D may be metabolised differently in people with an elevated body mass index (BMI), diminishing the impact of supplementation in such individuals, according to a new study. The study, by researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital, US, is a new analysis of data…

As India debates demographics, a small mountain state wants more…

India is set to overtake China as the world's most populous country this year, but a small state in the South Asian nation's mountainous northeast is worried about its shrinking indigenous communities and urging them to have more babies. Sikkim, a state with fewer than 700,000 people, has India's lowest…

Failure to deploy full flaps may have caused Yeti Airlines…

The pilots of the Yeti Airlines aircraft that crashed in Nepal's resort city of Pokhara may have failed to fully deploy the wing flaps while attempting to land, leading to a stall, a media report said on Thursday. On January 15, a Yeti Airlines aircraft crashed into a gorge near…

Aruna Miller scripts history, becomes first Indian-American to be elected…

Hyderabad-born Aruna Miller made history by becoming the first Indian-American politician to be elected as the lieutenant governor of the US state of Maryland. Miller was sworn in as the 10th lieutenant governor of the state on Wednesday. Miller, 58, a career transportation engineer in her inauguration speech credited her…

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

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

I only wanted to be an action hero: Shah Rukh…

Shah Rukh Khan, who is gearing up for his upcoming action thriller 'Pathaan', revealed his 32-year-long dream of being an action hero on the big screen in the latest video. In a 'Pathaan conversations with Shah Rukh Khan' video released by the producers, Yash Raj Films, SRK said, "I came…

Alia Bhatt’s Hollywood debut film Heart of Stone to release…

Streaming service Netflix shared the release date of the Gal Gadot-led movie along with a bunch of other marquee titles through a teaser video on its social media platforms on Wednesday. Directed by Tom Harper, the movie also stars Jamie Dornan, Sophie Okonedo, and Matthias Schweighofer. It follows Rachel Stone…

Riz Ahmed and Allison Williams tapped to announce nominations for…

Oscar winner British actor Riz Ahmed and Get Out star Allison Williams are set to announce the 2023 Academy Awards nominations on Tuesday, January 24. According to reports, the nominations are scheduled to take place at 8:30 a.m. ET/5:30 a.m. PT on January 24 from the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater.…

Shining new light on old practices

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

Ashish Bende’s Aatmapamphlet to be screened at 73rd Berlin International…

Aatmapamphlet is the first Marathi film that has brought three stalwarts, Zee Studios, Aanand L Rai, and Bhushan Kumar together. The film has been written by National award winner Paresh Mokashi and has been directed by debutant director Ashish Bende. Zee Studios has added yet another film to its sprawling…

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

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