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

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

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

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

Labour comfortably beat Sunak’s Conservatives to retain parliamentary seat

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

Former UK Chancellor Javid to quit at next election

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

Legendary Indian vocalist Bombay Jayashri to make rare visit to…

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

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

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

Rishi Sunak says racism must be confronted after Buckingham Palace…

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

It was exhausting: Kartik Aaryan on living and creating Freddy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Gurinder Chadha to direct Disney’s original musical film

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

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

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

Covid pandemic altered teens’ brains, study finds

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

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

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

Things Sagrada Familia & Other Barcelona Attractions Has To Offer

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

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

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

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

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

Top Ayurvedic remedies to fight hair loss

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

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

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

Two Bradford men jailed for peddling drugs

Two Bradford men were sentenced for a total of more than four years for supply of drugs and assault, according to reports. Mohammed Miah, 22, attacked shop workers at the Kirkgate Shopping Centre in Bradford in July last year while he was drunk. Prosecutor Andrew Stranex told Bradford Crown Court…

Victim of London’s fatal stabbing identified as Omar Abdullah

A young man stabbed to death in London’s Westminster on Monday has been identified as Omar Abdullah, as the Met Police have appealed for information from the public to find out the attackers. Officers, who arrived at the spot in the vicinity of Lilestone Street, found Abdullah, 21, dead at…

Navendu Mishra MP marks Bhopal gas tragedy anniversary in Parliament

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

Ayushmann Khurrana: Holding out for An Action Hero

ACTOR DISCUSSES HIS LATEST MOVIE AND WHY HE LIKES TAKING RISKS Ayushmann Khurrana has become known for making different choices as an actor, irrespective of the results. In his decade-long career, the unconventional actor has played a variety of characters, including a sperm donor in his debut film Vicky Donor…

How Dharmendra made the Hindi film hero sexier

Birthday special to celebrate the impactful career of a legendary star This week sees Dharmendra turn a year older and celebrate his 87th birthday on December 8. The legendary actor made his film debut 62 years ago with 1960 classic Dil Bhi Tera Hum Bhi Tere and has starred in…

How the Good Bad Girl is winning hearts

SAMRIDHI DEWAN ON HER ANTI-HERO ROLE AND ART OF LYING Samridhi Dewan has followed up winning performances in acclaimed web series Imperfect and an Indian version of The Office, with one of this year’s most interesting roles in Good Bad Girl. She plays a woman, prone to lying in the…

Rahul Sharma: Passionate about culture and stories

ACTOR DICUSSES HIS HISTORICAL TV DRAMA AND INSPIRATIONS Rahul Sharma has followed up great performances in immensely popular drama serials like Ek Ghar Banaunga, Ek Rishta Aisa Bhi and Kaal Bhairav Rahasya with another winning turn in Yashomati Maiyaa Ke Nandlala. The Sony Entertainment Television mythological epic based on religious…

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

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

Style Notes with Neelam – Festive style

The mad, crazy, fun loving month of December is here. With preparations well under way, gifts being ordered, menus being put together and general chaos in the shops, your outfits for the festive season might feel a little stressful. My top tip would be to stay true to your personal…

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan on becoming a role model for young South…

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan became a household name after the global success of her Netflix show Never Have I Ever. Created by Mindy Kaling, the teen comedy-drama has seen the premiere of two seasons so far, with a third season expected to hit TV screens in 2023. 20-year-old Ramakrishnan witnessed an exponential…

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

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 87% of Americans don’t consume enough fruit and vegetables daily, in their diet. Nutritionists advise eating a rainbow of fruit and vegetables not because of how nice it looks on the plate but because each colour signifies the different nutrients…

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

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

Woman threatened by Met police officer in road rage incident 

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

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

Four of England's top five batsmen smashed rapid hundreds against Pakistan in a record-breaking batting performance as the visitors racked up 506-4 on the opening day of the first test in Rawalpindi on Thursday (1). It is the first time in test cricket that 500 runs have been scored on…

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

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

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

Actress Jameela Jamil, who can be currently seen in Pitch Perfect: Bumper In Berlin on Peacock, has revealed that she worked as a ‘human test subject’ before beginning her acting career and becoming famous. The She-Hulk star appeared on a recent episode of The Jennifer Hudson Show, where she opened…

Indian home minister Amit Shah meets Mahant Swami Maharaj in…

Indian home minister Amit Shah on Wednesday (30) visited the BAPS Yogiji Maharaj Hospital in Ahmedabad in the western state of Gujarat to receive the blessings of Param Pujya Mahant Swami Maharaj. Shah, who arrived around 5.10 pm local time, was garlanded and welcomed by Swami Maharaj in the presence…

Top lawyer says sacked royal aide Lady Susan Hussey asked…

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

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

An independent investigation will be conducted into the death of a five-year-old boy who could not be admitted to a South Yorkshire hospital apparently because of the shortages of “beds and doctors”.Yusuf Mahmud Nazir who had suffered a throat infection was taken to Rotherham Hospital but the staff expressed their…

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

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

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

His hands outstretched, Maganbhai Solanki holds up his moustache and says proudly that it measures almost five feet tip to tip – the carefully tended feature the Independent candidate’s calling card and also a campaign point. The 57-year-old contestant from Himatnagar seat in Sabarkantha district in India's north-western state of…

Would have felt hurt if Pandya or DK hit me…

Haris Rauf believes that no player in world cricket save the peerless Virat Kohli could have hit him for those two sixes in that thrilling India victory against Pakistan in the T20 World Cup match in October. Speaking for the first time to a Pakistani website about those two hits,…

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

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

Dev Patel signs with American talent agency CAA

Actor Dev Patel, who shot to international fame with the globally loved Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire (2008), has signed with LA-based American talent agency CAA for representation. Patel, who was last seen in The Green Knight, has many awards and accolades to his credit. He received his first Oscar and…

India will resume work in at least 20 stalled projects…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fashioning dreams into a stylish reality

ANJALI PHOUGAT DISCUSSES HER DESIGNS AND INSPIRING JOURNEY A close connection to creativity has enabled Anjali Phougat to become a successful designer, stylist, and business entrepreneur. The acclaimed America-based founder of popular brand Designer Dream Collection has won a dedicated following for her south Asian outfits, wedding styling, and customised…

Brightsun Travel launches digital advent calendar competition

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

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

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

Violinist Jyotsna Srikanth performs at Kings Place

LIVE PERFORMANCE MALKIT SINGH When: Friday December 2 Where: Arleston Hall, Arleston Lane, Derby DE24 3DH What: Bhangra legend Malkit Singh headlines a dinner and dance with his full live band. There will also be musical performances from Panjabi MC and HMC. www.eventbrite.com ANIRUDH When: Friday December 2 Where: OVO…

My top 10 comedy heroes – Navin Prabhakar

Navin Prabhakar first came to prominence with a winning turn on iconic comedy TV show The Great Indian Laughter Challenge in 2005. The versatile comedian and actor has since then entertained audiences across a variety of platforms, which have included television, film, and the live circuit. This has included appearances…

Shefali Sharma: Creating moving characters

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

How long does it take to become a UI/UX designer?

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

How to use Instagram for Business?

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

Experience something unique and hot with Milton Keynes escorts

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

What Tends to Make Asian Brides: Find Out More

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

Malaika Arora and Arjun Kapoor blast publication for fake pregnancy…

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

Cold temperatures and constipation — is there a link?

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

Work in curry house best training: Rishi Sunak

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

What is the right way to get vitamin D from…

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

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

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

Royal aide steps down after racist comments: Buckingham Palace

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

Are Your Demat Account Fees High? Tips To Reduce Them

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

EXCLUSIVE: “Ticking time of disparities”

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

Teenage activist delivers impactful address on climate change in House…

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

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

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

5 foods to avoid during dinner as per Ayurveda

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

King Charles to inaugurate new gurdwara in eastern England

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

Do you use paper clips or toothpicks to remove ear…

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

Man arrested in Gloucestershire over drowning of 27 migrants in…

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

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

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

Mistakes at the UK COVID testing lab may have led…

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

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

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

Hindu group to march for Adani port project in India…

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

Pakistan tour a terrific opportunity for Rehan Ahmed says McCullum

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

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

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

Virus hits England camp before the first test against Pakistan

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

Meghan faced death threats as a royal: Neil Basu

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

Guyana president will be chief guest for Pravasi Bharatiya Divas…

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

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

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

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

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

Probe launched after Raveena Tandon’s tiger video goes viral

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

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

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

Top 9 Bathroom Suite Tips to Help You Choose the…

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

Everything About Prabhdyal Singh Sodhi Dementia Specialist in the United…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kajol shares advice she gives to daughter Nysa for getting…

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

Did you know juices and syrups should always be stored…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh UK observes Parliament week

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

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

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

Couple who ran drugs enterprise and lived lavish lifestyle jailed

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Every faith in Britain is a minority faith now

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

Indian-origin businessman’s store attacked in New Zealand

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

Vivek Agnihotri and Anupam Kher react to Israeli filmmaker Nadav…

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

Fundraising star Milan Kumar meets Rishi Sunak for Christmas tree…

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

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

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

Riz Ahmed to executive produce live-action short Moshari

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

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

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

Multilingual street champions to give advice on winter vaccination

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

UK delivering on new FTA with India, says Rishi Sunak

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Issa brothers win appeal to set up service station in…

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

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

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

Nepali migrant workers recall dark days in Qatar as FIFA…

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

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

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

100 UK companies switch to permanent 4-day working week

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jameela Jamil expresses interest in joining Star Wars and John…

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

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

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

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

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

Barclays CEO CS Venkatakrishnan to undergo cancer treatment but will…

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

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

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

More than 50 Tory MPs urge Sunak to amend modern…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Two Indian students drown in US lake

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

Globally one in eight people today are migrants: WHO

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

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

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

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

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

Mandela helped me meet and sing with my idol Miriam…

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

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

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

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

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

Iran authorities bar Iranian filmmaker from coming to India for…

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

Couples can drive health benefits from sleeping apart, say experts

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

London transport network blocks Qatar ads over LGBTQ laws

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

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

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

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

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

Ayushmann Khurrana opens up on ‘boycott culture’ against Bollywood

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SS Rajamouli reveals if he has been approached by Kevin…

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

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

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

India in talks with German authorities to reunite baby in…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

How To Plan Your Corporate Retreat

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

Woman with down syndrome loses legal challenge to abortion law…

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

Indian group urges UK to remove overseas students from migration…

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

Braverman announces £15m funding for women victims of violence 

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

Restrictions on number of overseas students may push UK universities…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Parminder Nagra to return to screens for a second series…

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

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

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

Fast food can lead to inflammation and pain even in…

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

Asylum seeker gets 18 months suspended sentence for stalking and…

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

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

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

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak much more liked than UK governing…

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

One in eight older adults developed depression for the first…

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

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

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

Kantara star Rishabh Shetty says he believes in concept of…

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

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

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

Smethwick brothers who run 24-hour drugs network jailed

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

Three Gwent Police officers suspended over racist message claims

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

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

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

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

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

Former British pilots hired to help China understand how western…

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

Eight glasses of water a day may be too excessive…

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

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

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

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

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

UK restricts Chinese cameras in government buildings over security fears

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

Pakistani actor Saba Qamar bags an award at Indian film…

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

Sania Mirza drops yet another cryptic post on social media…

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

Getting your winter vaccines in pregnancy is just as important…

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

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

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

Millennials turning to puppy yoga to find balance in their…

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

Sadiq Khan urges government to increase benefits and provide free…

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

Tributes pour in for Bradford boy killed in Pakistan

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

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

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

Dietician reveals 10 reasons you’re not losing weight

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

Zayn Malik shares sweet childhood photo as he appeals to…

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

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

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

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

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

Indians overtake Chinese as largest group of foreign students in…

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

England World Cup fans banned from wearing crusader costumes in…

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

Have you been shaving down below all wrong?

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

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

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

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

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

Qatar has conveyed no invitation extended to fugitive Zakir Naik…

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

Pakistani actress Sajal Aly expresses her desire to have a…

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

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

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

Intermittent fasting advocated by celebs may raise risk of early…

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

Seven former home secretaries urge Rishi Sunak to speed up…

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

Looking Forward to the Ladbrokes Christmas Festival

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

Biggest ever UK fraud operation busts phone scammers who targeted…

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

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

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

Rehan Ahmed may become England’s youngest Test player

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

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

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

Someone like Nehra is more suited to a T20 coaching…

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

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

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

I was lost after the success of my first film…

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

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

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

Pakistan Army Chief admits military involvement in politics: Report

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

Priyanka Chopra reacts to conspiracy theory of her being a…

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

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

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

TikTok tongue scraping trend can boost oral hygiene – Experts…

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

Pakistan names Asim Munir as new chief of powerful army

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

‘We will harness skills, talents of whole society’

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rajpal Yadav: The great entertainer

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

Raahul: Taking the Jatin legacy forward

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

My Playlist – Rupi Dhillon

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

Time for Bollywood stars to act their age

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

Neelu Kohli: Acting is my blood, passion and oxygen

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

Classical Indian concert by Pooja Angra

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

Dance maestro Parambir Samrai discusses his Ultimate Bhangra classes and…

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

Making the right love connections

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

Family court failures

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

Different Costs You Have to Bear While Starting a Franchise…

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

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

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

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

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

Five Victorian diseases that are making a comeback

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

Shah Rukh Khan secretly shops for groceries at a supermarket…

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

One in five British Muslims depend on food banks due…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fugitive Zakir Naik not invited to FIFA by Qatar?

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

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

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

Braverman denies responsibility for Manston crisis

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

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

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

Blow for Scottish nationalists as UK court rejects independence vote…

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

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

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

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

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

Antitrust litigation filed against Indian pharma company in US over…

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

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

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

Fugitive diamantaire Jatin Mehta faces heat from London High Court

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

More flexible approach to immigration could bring electoral dividends for…

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

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

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

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

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

EXCLUSIVE: Sunaks join list of richest Asians

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

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

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

Pain relievers may worsen arthritis inflammation, study finds

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

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

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

British Indian singer Jaz Dhami launches fundraising for brother who…

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

Why Britain needs a more humane asylum system

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

Fan found guilty of sending racist email to England manager…

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

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Why are live casinos a huge sensation in the online…

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

UK’s alcohol problem leading to increased strain on relationships

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

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

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

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

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

Four signs you may be heading toward burnout

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Indian wildlife biologist honoured with UN’s highest environmental award

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Londoner wins big at Europe hotel awards

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

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

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

Half of Brits secretly fantasise about a stranger when having…

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

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

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

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

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

The Advantages of Digital Gaming

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Recession-hit UK needs more migrant labour: Business Group

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

One should not get into acting just for money and…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Many school children among 252 dead in Indonesia quake

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

The Sex Lives of College Girls creator Mindy Kaling admits…

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

Pakistani and Bangladeshi households face greater risks of homelessness: Study

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

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

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

The Evmos Digital Coin: A Safe and Secure Investment?

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

Shweta Bachchan gives a valid response to mother Jaya Bachchan…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

East Leicester to have new surveillance cameras following communal clashes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

IS bride Shamima Begum likely trafficking victim, court told

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

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

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

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

Morningside Pharmaceuticals founder hopes to inspire students as professor

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

Security guard praised for saving abuse victim’s life

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

Teenage Bradford boy killed while on holiday with mother in…

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

Pak defence ministry recommends five names to PMO as successor…

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

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

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

Indian fugitive preacher Zakir Naik in Qatar to give talks…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Gay Muslim speaker receives ‘death threats’ after school talk

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

Tips on How You Can Use Technology to Find a…

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

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

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

Sikh students allowed to wear kirpan on campus of US…

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

Police failed mother and daughter who were brutally murdered in…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

West London man died of cancerous kidney transplant, inquest hears

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

Rishi Sunak wants to make UK streets safer as he…

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

Here’s why Brits exercise less in winters

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

Saudi Crown Prince has given the same protection from prosecution…

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

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

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

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

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

Sport sparks identity and inclusion debate

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

Differences intensify in Pak govt over appointment of new Army…

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

Google sets rules for guest speakers after row over Indian…

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

Never Have I Ever creator Mindy Kaling to be honoured…

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

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

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

Aamir Khan’s daughter Ira and Nupur Shikhare engaged

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

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

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

All about actor Kartik Aaryan

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

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

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

My playlist – Cozmic

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

Shocking decline of Bollywood music

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

Jordan McSweeney admits to murdering law graduate Zara Aleena

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

Belle Scar and the beautiful beginning

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Doctor claims 30 seconds of morning sun reduces cancer risk…

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

Car wash worker jailed for taking driving and theory tests…

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

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

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5 Tips to Create Perfect Rigid Boxes for Luxury Brands

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

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

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

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Finding a ray of hope in the darkness of cancer

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Dr Amir Khan backs ending trophy hunting imports

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

People of Asian backgrounds account for 8 per cent of…

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

Social media accounts outside UK amplified Leicester unrest: Research

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

Ricky Kej on his album Divine Tides competing at the…

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

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

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

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

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

Pakistani film Joyland gets censor nod for screening after cutting…

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

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

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

Women’s pain ignored or dismissed – Survey suggests

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

National Crime Agency pursues India-linked illegal steroid smuggling ring

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

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

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

Indian state revokes ban imposed on products of yoga guru…

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

Nottingham man jailed for urging government staff to sack or…

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

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

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

Honey shown to improve blood sugar, cholesterol: Study

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

Most Britons use ‘sick voice’ when calling in sick

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

Indian entrepreneur invited by US Vice President, discusses cyber security

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

Terrorism is Pakistan’s foremost problem: PM Shehbaz Sharif

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

Peach King Didar Singh was beacon of hope for Sikh…

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

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

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

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

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

Women who exercise in the morning may have a lower…

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

Teenager convicted of murdering knife bin campaigner

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

Retailers rewarded for resilience

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

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

Taking paracetamol could come with a dangerous side effect –…

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

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

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

NHS medic set to become first UK surgeon to perform…

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

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

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

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

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

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Hate crimes: Tough action urged

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

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

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

‘Calling out racism is everyone’s business’

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

Sri Lanka batter Danushka Gunathilaka granted bail in alleged sexual…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Consumer duty puts the onus on firms to deliver good…

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

Beginners’ guide on playing baccarat

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

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

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

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

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

Award winning chef completes trek up Kilimanjaro to raise over…

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

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

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

Akshay Kumar to play late Indian mining engineer Jaswant Singh…

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

Should you brush your teeth before or after breakfast?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tata Motors’ JLR says CEO Bollore to resign

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

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

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

Workplace bias ‘hinders Asians’

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

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

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

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

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

Liberty Steel nears debt restructuring deal with creditors

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

Leeds schoolboy secures highest possible score in Mensa IQ test

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

Navendu Mishra MP seeks justice for victims of Bhopal gas…

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

Significant decline in sperm counts globally, including India: Study

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

Teenager jailed for peddling cocaine for Manchester drugs gang

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

Over 1 billion youngsters at hearing loss risk due to…

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

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

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

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

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

Sunak approves 3,000 visas for Indians after meeting Modi

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

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

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

A Giant In The Market For Online Gambling Services –…

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

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

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

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

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

Twitter very slow in India: Elon Musk

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

UK reputation has taken a knock, admits Rishi Sunak

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Statistics Show That More British Asian Women Gamble in 2022

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

Prakash Raj opens up on losing work because of his…

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

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

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

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

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

Hrithik Roshan begins shooting for Fighter

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

World crossing 8 billion population must be seen as opportunity…

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

Shoaib Malik wishes Sania Mirza on birthday amid divorce rumours

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

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

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

Want the same dignified relationship for Pakistan that the US…

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

How to Get the Best Credit Card in India?

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

WHAT ARE THE PROS AND CONS OF STUDYING ABROAD

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

How much is your family spending for healthcare?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Suella Braverman signs pact with France to tackle illegal migration

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

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

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

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

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

Ugandan high commissioner Nimisha Madhvani presents letters of credence to…

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

Popular dietary supplements may increase cancer risk: Study

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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