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Ali Abbas Zafar and wife Alicia blessed with baby girl,…

Film-maker Ali Abbas Zafar and his wife Alicia have become parents for the first time, as the couple is blessed with a baby girl on Saturday. On Sunday, the 'Tiger Zinda Hai' director took to his Instagram handle and shared this 'happy' piece of information with his fans, family, and…

Storm Reid bags lead role in The Nun 2

Euphoria star Storm Reid has bagged a lead role in 'The Nun 2'the sequel to the surprise 2018 hit that makes up part of New Line's collection of horror movies known as 'The Conjuring Universe'. After directing The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It, the most current installment in…

Rihanna set to headline the next Super Bowl Halftime Show

Pop star Rihanna has signed to perform at the mega-event, which is set to take place during Super Bowl LVII, on February 12 just outside of Phoenix, Arizona. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the 2023 Apple Music Super Bowl Halftime Show has found its main act. The programme will be…

Lost in Space showrunner Zack Estrin passes away at 51

Writer-producer Zack Estrin, showrunner known for his work on Fox's 'Prison Break' and Netflix's recent revival of 'Lost in Space,' passes away at 51 on September 23, in Hermosa Beach, Calif. Estrin's death was confirmed Sunday by his longtime talent agency, WME. Estrin was remembered by friends and family as…

Labour MP warns against ‘white, privileged male’ as Britain’s head…

A Labour MP has warned against a “white, privileged male” as Britain’s head of state for the next century as dozens of ‘woke’ republicans pitched for the abolition of the monarchy.At a fringe event organised by the pressure group Labour for a Republic ahead of the opposition party’s annual conference…

Boat captain charged with manslaughter after Florida Keys parasailing incident

A Florida Keys boat captain has been arrested and charged with manslaughter after his “negligence” led to the death of a parasailing woman earlier this year. Daniel Gavin Couch was booked into the Monroe County Jail and was being held on a $100,000 bond, CBS Miami News reported as details…

Will back my players, it shows our awareness: Harmanpreet on…

Indian skipper Harmanpreet Kaur came out in support of all-rounder Deepti Sharma after the latter ran out England's Charlotte Dean at the non-striker end while she was backing up, an act known as 'Mankading', saying that the act speaks about her players' awareness during the game. Sometimes, the batter at…

Religion at its core is meant to connect us God,…

Sadhvi Bhagawati Saraswati, Secretary-General, Global Interfaith WASH Alliance, Parmarth Niketan, Rishikesh and Co-President, Religions for Peace was an esteemed speaker at the historic International Conference on Cohesive Societies from September 06 - 08 in Singapore. The Conference was organized by the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth, the Government of…

Aaradhya was mesmerised to be on Ponniyin Selvan sets: Aishwarya…

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan says her daughter Aaradhya joined her on the sets of Mani Ratnam's magnum opus ''Ponniyin Selvan – I'' and it was an enchanting experience for her. Based on Kalki Krishnamurthy's 1955 novel, the much-anticipated Tamil historical drama chronicles the story of the early days of Arulmozhivarman, a…

Watch: Outrage after Sikh student detained for wearing Kirpan at…

A Sikh student at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte was allegedly detained on campus for wearing a Kirpan, one of the integral parts of five Sikh Kakars. The video of the incident was initially shared by the student, who posted it on Twitter saying that the police handcuffed…

Over 700 arrested in Iran since protests began over Mahsa…

Over 700 people have been arrested in one province of Iran since the protest erupted after the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, who died in police custody after her arrest for allegedly failing to comply with Iran's strict rules on women's dress by wearing an "improper hijab". According to Tasnim…

Suella Braverman wins 1st Queen Elizabeth II award

Britain's Indian-origin Home Secretary Suella Braverman has been named winner of the first-ever Queen Elizabeth II Woman of the Year award at a ceremony in London. The 42-year-old barrister, who was appointed to the Cabinet earlier this month by British Prime Minister Liz Truss, said it was the "honour of…

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Greatest Monarch’

POLITICIANS, religious leaders and members of the public have spoken of their pride at attending the funeral of the Queen and laying to rest the “greatest monarch” ever. The Queen’s funeral service took place on Monday (19) at Westminster Abbey, where hundreds of heads of states, foreign royalty and public…

Lord Mohamed Sheikh was so pleased with our talk that…

THE news was more than shocking. It was only on August 18 that I took an interview of Lord Mohamed Sheikh, Britain’s first Conservative Muslim peer and a successful businessman, as he was picked as one of the '50 Great Ugandan Asians' on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of…

Sadbhaavna Sammelan Celebrates 90 years of Harijan Sevak Sangh in…

Hon’ble Vice President Shri Jagdeep Dhankharji  joined HH Pujya Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji, President of Parmarth Niketan, Co-Founder of Global Interfaith WASH Alliance, Padma Bhushan Bindeshwar Pathak, Founder of Sulabh International, alongside Harijan Sevak Sangh President, Shri Sankar Sanyalji, Vice Presidents of HSS  Shri Naresh Yadavji and Shri Laxmi Das as well as…

This scientist is creating a revolutionary heart healing patch that…

Professor Sanjay Sinha, who is leading the British Heart Foundation (BHF)-funded research to develop the heart healing patch, will run the TCS London Marathon 2022, a statement said. His initiative is to fund the patch, which could be applied to damaged hearts like a plaster to help them repair, to…

Businessman sues developer for £1m over unbearable ‘bubble wrap’ noise…

A £2.6 million luxury flat owner in London is suing the developer for £1m over an unbearable ‘bubble wrap’ noise in his home, media reports said. Pharmaceutical tycoon Nazirali Tejani bought the property ten years ago in Fitzroy Place near Oxford Street. Soon after moving in, the 70-year-old started complaining…

Johnny Depp’s new ladylove Joelle Rich separates from her husband…

Ever since Johnny Depp’s much-publicised defamation trial against ex-wife Amber Heard ended with him winning the case, the Hollywood star has been making it to the headlines almost every single day, for some good and some bad reasons. The latest reports doing the rounds suggest that he has now begun…

Anthony Mackie reveals the one thing he wants in Captain…

Hollywood actor Anthony Mackie has revealed his biggest hope when he takes over the role of Captain America in Marvel's 2024 film 'Captain America: New World Order'. According to E! News, in an exclusive interview with the outlet, Mackie, who knows he has some big shoes to fill and an…

Falguni Pathak upset with Neha Kakkar’s recreation of her song…

Seems like singer Falguni Pathak is not happy with Neha Kakkar's recreation of her iconic song 'Maine Payal Hai Chhankai'. Several fans criticised Neha for 'ruining' the original. Falguni, the original singer behind the 90s hit track, reshared fans' posts on Instagram Story, indirectly showing her disapproval of Neha's version…

Samantha Prabhu in USA for Citadel

Actor Samantha Ruth Prabu is in the US for her project 'Citadel'. A source close to the actor informed, "Samantha has been working on getting into her character for Citadel in the US. She is following a very strict fitness and lifestyle regime there to get into the physicality of…

Tom Hardy reveals reason behind his surprise victory at jiu-jitsu…

'Venom' star Tom Hardy has revealed the reason behind his participation in the jiu-jitsu tournament in which he emerged victorious last week. On Wednesday, the 'legend' actor explained his reasoning on Instagram, claiming that he was not only competing for himself. Hardy entered the 2022 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Open Championship under…

Queen Charlotte: Netflix unveils first look of Bridgerton spinoff

Netflix has unveiled the first official look at its 'Bridgerton' spinoff, officially titled 'Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story,' on Friday morning ahead of its Tudum fan event on Saturday. According to Variety, the upcoming limited series spinoff will follow the early years of Queen Charlotte, played by Golda Rosheuvel in…

Kamal Pankhania welcomes stamp duty cut; urges more reforms

Kamal Pankhania, CEO of Westcombe Group, has welcomed the government decision to cut the rate of stamp duty through increasing thresholds at which people need to pay. British Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng on Friday (23) announced that stamp duty, a tax on house purchases, will be cut to help families to…

Sadiq Khan will not be allowed to ‘decriminalise’ use of…

London mayor Sadiq Khan's plan to legalise cannabis has suffered a set back as the Labour shadow justice secretary said that the party will oppose any such move if it wins the next general election, media reports said. Steve Reed said that the party would not look to decriminalise or…

Britain sends investors fleeing with historic tax cuts and borrowing

Britain's new finance minister Kwasi Kwarteng unleashed historic tax cuts and huge increases in borrowing on Friday in an economic agenda that floored financial markets, sending sterling and British government bonds into freefall. Kwarteng scrapped the country's top rate of income tax, cancelled a planned rise in corporate taxes and…

King Arthur’s birthplace Tintagel Castle at risk from climate change:…

The cliff-top ruins of an ancient castle long claimed as the birthplace of the legendary King Arthur is "at risk of being lost for ever" as climate change quickens the pace of coastal erosion, a UK heritage body warned on Friday. Tintagel Castle in Cornwall, southwest England, attracts tens of…

Labour Party debunks baseless narratives on Leicester violence

UK's opposition Labour Party has debunked baseless narratives pushed out by radical groups behind the recent clashes involving some Muslims and Hindus in the city of Leicester, including baseless allegations of interference by political forces in India. In a statement issued on Thursday, the Labour Convention of Indian Organisations (LCIO)…

Ayesha Jhulka shares her experience of prepping for her character…

Prime Video's crime drama Hush Hush has finally been released for the audience and is garnering praises for its story well studded with strong women characters. The Hindi thriller 7-episode series brings forward a story of a group of women who get embroiled in a situation. Ayesha Jhulka who is…

Reports: Johnny Depp is dating his UK libel lawyer Joelle…

Johnny Depp may have lost his libel lawsuit against News Group Newspapers, but it seems that the 2020 UK trial helped him find love again. Yes, you read that absolutely right! According to reports, the 59-year-old Hollywood star is dating lawyer Joelle Rich from the firm that represented him during…

What is freshers flu? Here’s all you need to know…

Many students across the UK have started their first term of university this week, and you are more likely to get ‘freshers flu’ as the name suggests, in your first few weeks of studying at university. University students are bound to contract ‘freshers flu’ as their lives are filled with…

Brad Pitt debuts genderless skincare line Le Domaine; fans stunned…

Brad Pitt is the latest Hollywood celebrity to venture into the world of beauty by launching a genderless skincare line, Le Domaine. The 58-year-old Oscar winner has co-founded Le Domaine with organic wine growers, the Perrin family, who worked with Pitt to restore Chateau Miraval a decade ago. Pitt raised…

Farah Damji, once dubbed London’s ‘most dangerous woman’, will be…

A convicted stalker who was once dubbed London's 'most dangerous woman' will be extradited to the UK as a judge at the High Court in Dublin last week ordered that she would not face further charges in Ireland of failing to surrender to bail, according to reports. Farah Damji, 55,…

Do you wear contact lenses? Here’s how to avoid this…

A study published in the journal Ophthalmology found that reusing contact lenses, wearing them overnight or in the shower increased a person's risk of a sight-threatening eye infection called Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK) which is an infection of the cornea - the clear outer layer of the eye, The Sun reports.…

Rich haul for India’s Vistara at 2022 World Airline Awards…

India’s full-service carrier Vistara has won the ‘Best Airline in India and Southern Asia’ award for the second time in a row at the coveted Skytrax World Airline Awards 2022 in London, UK, on Friday (23). Vistara was also awarded for the ‘Best Airline Staff Service in India and Southern…

Microsoft survey says employers think workers do less from home,…

Bosses and workers hold diagonally opposite views on the productivity of remote working, according to a major survey from the technology giant Microsoft. The study shows that 87 per cent of workers surveyed feel they are as productive or more working from home than in office, while 80 per cent…

Swimming in cold water could cut ‘bad’ body fat and…

Thanks to the popularity of wellness gurus and influencers like Wim 'The Iceman' Hof, swimming in sub-zero temperatures has become increasingly popular in recent years. Now, a major review has found that going for a swim in cold water could help you lose weight and also protect you against diabetes.…

Drew Barrymore reacts to Andrew Garfield’s claim of giving up…

Hollywood star Andrew Garfield made headlines when he appeared on the WTF With Marc Maron podcast last month and said that he abstained from sex for six months as a part of his process for Martin Scorsese’s 2016 film Silence wherein he played a Jesuit priest. Now, his fellow actor…

Read to know why James Cameron came up with ‘Avatar…

Director James Cameron revealed that it took at least 13 years to come up with the screenplay for 'Avatar 2'. According to Variety, Cameron shared that before "Avatar: The Way of Water" there was a full 'Avatar 2' screenplay that was written and then thrown into the trash. It turns…

Businessman and first Conservative Muslim peer Lord Mohamed Sheikh, 81,…

British politician and first Conservative Muslim peer Lord Mohamed Sheikh passed away on Thursday (22) aged 81. A successful businessman and a writer, Lord Sheikh achieved many things during his lifetime. He founded the Conservative Muslim Forum and chaired it for several years.Currently, he is the president of the Forum.…

Saudi Arabia to send first female astronaut to space in…

In a first, Saudi Arabia plans to send astronauts, including a woman, into space next year, media reports said. The country on Thursday (22) announced that it has started an astronaut program and aims to send two of its citizens to space, at least one of them a woman, as…

UK provides life-saving aid for the most vulnerable in crisis-hit…

The UK is providing urgent food and farming support to Sri Lankans hit hardest by the economic crisis, Lord Tariq Ahmad, the UK minister of state for the Middle East, South Asia, and the UN said on Friday (23). More than one third of the people of the island-nation are struggling…

1,150 migrants illegally crossing English Channel in 21 small boats…

Britain has intercepted more than 1100 migrants illegally crossing the English Channel, taking the total number of people making such journeys to the UK well past 31,000 so far this year. According to the Ministry of Defence, 1,150 people travelling in 21 small boats were detected on Thursday. The figure…

UK’s Kwarteng to scrap top rate of income tax, cut…

Britain's new finance minister Kwasi Kwarteng said on Friday he would scrap the country's top rate of income tax and cut the basic rate next April - a year earlier than expected - to spur economic growth. Kwarteng said from April 2023 Britain would have a single higher rate of…

Toxic ‘forever chemicals’ detected in children’s school uniforms – Study

A recent study has found that millions of students are exposed to cancer-causing “forever chemicals” nearly every day through their school uniforms. The study published in the scientific journal Environmental Science & Technology has reportedly discovered “high” levels of per-and polyfluoroalky substances (PFAS) also known as “forever chemicals” in 65%…

‘Please be aware’: Johnny Depp alerts fans of imposters as…

Hollywood star Johnny Depp recently took to social media to warn his fans of imposter accounts pretending to be him online. Taking to his Instagram story, his representatives said, “We have been made aware that there continue to be fraudulent imposters pretending to be Johnny or those in his teams,…

Kanye West breaks his silence on co-parenting fight with ex-wife…

In his first interview since his split with Kim Kardashian, Kanye West opened up about co-parenting with the reality TV star. The rapper told Linsey Davis about the struggles of co-parenting his four children with Kim. “This is the mother of my children, and I apologize for any stress that…

Suella Braverman vows full force of law against Leicester ‘thuggery’

UK Home Secretary Suella Braverman has met with local police officers and Hindu and Muslim community leaders in Leicester and assured them that thugs behind recent violent clashes would face the full force of the law. During a visit to the eastern England city on Thursday, the Indian-origin Cabinet minister…

Leicester disorder: Independent review to find out what went wrong

An independent review will be conducted into the recent unrest in Leicester, the city's mayor Sir Peter Soulsby has said. The exercise aims at finding out the reasons for the disorder last weekend and what can be done to prevent confrontations in the future. However, no appointment has yet been…

Church of England bans Desmond Tutu’s daughter from leading funeral…

The Church of England has prohibited the late Desmond Tutu's daughter from leading her godfather's funeral as 'she is married to a woman', media reports said. Mpho Tutu van Furth is an Anglican priest in the Diocese of Washington DC. She was invited to preside over the funeral of Martin…

British millionaire jailed for beating up ex-girlfriend and burning her…

British millionaire Ajaz Shah Hussain, 38, has been sentenced to more than four years in prison in Italy for brutally torturing his model ex-girlfriend and threatening to burn her house down, according to media reports. The court heard that Hussain had beaten Rania Baffoun, 28, and burnt her face with…

French police bust Channel people-smuggling ring

French police have busted a major people-smuggling ring that has been sending migrants to Britain in dinghies, seizing more than a dozen boats and 700 life jackets in a raid, French officials said Thursday. The ring, run by Iraqi Kurdish migrants, had a logistics hub in Lille, a northern French…

Will prefer to die in free democracy of India, rather…

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama on Thursday said that he would prefer to breathe his last surrounded by the genuine and loving people of India, a free and open democracy, rather than among "artificial" Chinese officials. He made these remarks during a two-day dialogue with youth leaders at his residence…

India conveys concerns to Canada about activities of extremist elements;…

Terming the so-called Khalistan referendum conducted by separatist groups as a "farcical exercise", India on Thursday said it had conveyed concerns to Canada about the use of its territory by politically motivated "extremist elements". Some Canadian groups had participated in the separatist event in Brampton city of Canada on September…

Aamir Khan’s daughter Ira gets engaged, deets inside

Bollywood star Aamir Khan's daughter Ira Khan got engaged to her beau Nupur Shikhare and the duo took to social media to make the announcement. The pair had been dating for two years took to Instagram, to share a post making the announcement of their engagement at a cycling event.…

US journalist denied an interview with Iran President for not…

Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi on Thursday cancelled the scheduled interview with the US journalist as she refused to wear a hijab for the interaction. This comes amid massive protests in Iran that escalated after the death of a woman in police custody for breaking hijab laws. An interview of Iranian…

University of Cambridge says it gained from slave trade

Britain's University of Cambridge said on Thursday it had benefited from the proceeds of slavery over its history, and promised to expand scholarships for Black students and fund more research into the murderous trade. The acknowledgement comes as a string of leading institutions - from the bank of england to…

British chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng to bring strict changes to boost…

British chancellor of the exchequer Kwasi Kwarteng is expected this week to announce changes to the country's welfare system that will help boost people’s earnings, get them into work and support economic growth. Changes to Universal Credit expected to be announced later this week will require benefit claimants working up…

Brad Pitt reveals who he thinks are the ‘most handsome…

In a recent interview with Vogue, Brad Pitt dubbed George Clooney and Paul Newman the “most handsome men” on the planet. When asked who is the most handsome man in the world, past, and present, Pitt said, “You know in the acting world because it’s my day job … the…

‘Labour party lacks understanding regarding tackling domestic abuse,’ says Apsana…

A Labour MP has alleged that her party failed in its duty of care in relation to her health and well-being, adding that it lacks understanding while tackling domestic abuse. Poplar and Limehouse MP Apsana Begum, in a statement on Thursday (22), said that she faced a relentless and sustained…

Waist-to-hip-ratio better predictor of overall health than BMI, says Experts;…

BMI or body mass index is still recognized by Government and NHS doctors as a method to calculate whether an individual is a healthy weight. However, experts have now shunned this health calculating system and have called for it to be replaced with a more accurate measure, The Sun informs.…

Rohit Saraf on working with Hrithik Roshan in Vikram Vedha:…

The excitement for Hrithik Roshan and Saif Ali Khan starrer Vikram Vedha among the audience is constantly rising up to the next level as the film is traveling close to its release date. As the film is well studded with a talented star cast, heartthrob Rohit Saraf who will be…

Amir Khan’s Greatest Victories

Back on May 13th, British boxing sensation Amir Khan announced his retirement from the sport. In what turned out to be his final fight - against fellow Brit and archrival Kell Brook - the Bolton-born fighter looked like a shadow of his former self. Online bookmakers such as Bet365, which…

Explained: What is vaccine-related myocarditis and should you be worried…

According to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, myocarditis is inflammation of the heart muscle, and pericarditis is inflammation of the lining outside the heart. In both cases, the body’s immune system causes inflammation in response to an infection or some other trigger. In their most severe and rare…

Unsafe prescription-only drugs being advertised to teens as weight-loss solutions…

After an investigation conducted by the Pharmaceutical Journal discovered that TikTok users were being offered prescription drugs as diet pills, the social media platform has removed postings promoting drugs to treat migraine and epilepsy to under-18s as weight loss aids. The probe revealed that dangerous prescription-only drugs are being marketed…

‘I will treasure my last few moments with the Queen’

THE Queen’s death has prompted people to collate and share their memories. It is said that the Queen has met a third of the British public through her countless parties and audiences. If you are leading an ambitious life in London, then all paths eventually take you to the doors…

Nigel Farage: Lawmakers who ‘promoted multiculturalism and diversity’ are responsible…

Far-right British politician Nigel Farage has alleged that politicians who promoted the policy of multiculturalism are responsible for the ongoing violence in Leicester. Virtually every single MP in Westminster is responsible for the ethnic and religious violence seen in Leicester, Farage wrote on Twitter on Wednesday (21). "They decided to…

Ana de Armas concerned her nude scenes from Netflix’s Marilyn…

Actress Ana de Armas is having a hard time thinking that her nude scenes in the forthcoming Netflix film Blonde will eventually go “viral” once the psychological drama premieres on the streaming platform. For those not in the know, the Cuban actress plays legendary Marilyn Monroe in the forthcoming film,…

Greater cultural awareness, better support key for South Asian families…

Bliss, the UK’s leading charity for babies born premature and sick, has published a new research which highlights the largely unexplored experiences of South Asian communities in neonatal care. In a new report, Bliss has shared the outcomes of research which shows a greater cultural awareness and better support is…

Brahmastra sequels will be darker: Ayan Mukerji

There will be both light and darkness in the subsequent sequels of “Brahmastra”, says director Ayan Mukerji, who teased that fans will be treated to a “dramatic conflict” in the forthcoming part two titled “Dev”. “Part One: Shiva”, starring Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt, was just the set-up for the…

Shakira speaks up about her split from ex-Gerard Pique

Almost three months after singer-songwriter Shakira and Gerard Pique confirmed their split; she has now spoken up and shared how their kids are coping with the breakup. According to E! News, recently she told a magazine, "I've remained quiet and just tried to process it all. Um, and yeah, it's…

Equal rights ‘had not gone far enough’ for black and…

Nearly half (45 per cent) of the respondents to a survey has said that equal rights 'had not gone far enough' for black and Asian people in UK. Two decades ago, the proportion was 25 per cent. The latest annual poll of British social attitudes has also revealed that the…

Hotter temperatures linked to increase in kidney stones – Study

According to a new study, doctors have warned that in the coming decades, rising temperatures due to the climate crisis will lead to a rise in people suffering from kidney stones. Kidney stone disease is a painful condition caused by hard deposits of minerals like calcium that develop in concentrated…

Met Police not properly recording grounds for strip and search:…

The Metropolitan Police needs to improve its recording of the grounds for stop and search, a watchdog has found. His Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) estimated in its report that close to 76 per cent of all stop and searches conducted by Scotland Yard during…

Claudia Webbe MP says Leicester violence left people traumatised

While calm has been restored in Leicester amid “proactive patrols”, local MP Claudia Webbe has said people in her constituency left traumatised by the recent violence are too “scared” to go out. Community tensions in the English city, apparently sparked by a cricket match between India and Pakistan in Dubai…

Harmanpreet powers India women to first series win in England…

Skipper Harmanpreet Kaur smashed a scintillating unbeaten ton to power India to a comprehensive 88-run win in the second ODI, that sealed country’s first series win against England since 1999. A vintage Harmanpreet rekindled the memories of 2017 World Cup with a magnificent 143 not out which came off just…

In meeting with UK Foreign Secretary James Cleverly, Jaishankar voices…

External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar on Wednesday met his British counterpart James Cleverly and shared India's concern about the security and welfare of the Indian community in the UK. His remarks came in the wake of recent reports of violence in several UK cities against the Indian community. Jaishankar…

‘Nothing can be worse than what we have been through’:…

Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan's wife Gauri Khan, on the latest episode of Koffee with Karan 7, broke her silence on Aryan Khan's arrest. In the latest episode of Karan Johar's chat show, the star cast of Netflix's web show 'Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives', Gauri Khan, Maheep Kapoor and…

PM Modi has influential voice on world stage, welcome his…

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a powerful, influential voice on the world stage and the Russian leadership respects India’s position on the global arena, UK Foreign Secretary James Cleverly has said, emphasising that London hopes President Vladimir Putin listens to those voices who are calling for peace amid the Ukraine…

‘British Muslims and British Hindus should always be allies not…

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has urged to take a stand against all forms of hatred, intolerance and extremism amid reports of 'large-scale unrest' and 'serious disorder' in Leicester following communal clashes over the weekend. In a series of tweets, Khan said that British Muslims and British Hindus should always be…

Apple may move a quarter of iPhone production to India…

Apple Inc may make one out of four iPhones in India by 2025, J.P.Morgan analysts said on Wednesday, as the tech giant moves some production away from China, amid mounting geopolitical tensions and strict COVID-19 lockdowns in the country. The brokerage expects Apple to move about 5% of iPhone 14…

Never seen anything like this, says Angelina Jolie after meeting…

Hollywood star and humanitarian Angelina Jolie has said the flood disaster in Pakistan should be a "wake-up call" for the world regarding climate change, calling for more international aid after meeting with victims. Pakistan has been lashed by unprecedented monsoon downpours that flooded a third of the country -- an…

VHP raises concern over violence against Hindus in UK

The Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Wednesday stressed on the need to take prompt action against the continued violence against Hindus in Leicester and Birmingham. In a letter to British Prime Minister Liz Truss, VHP said they are alarmed at the ongoing violence in Leicester in which a large number…

7 promising cryptocurrencies for 2022: these coins are worth considering

Cryptocurrencies are becoming more popular every day, even if you can't deny the recent downward trend. However, it is this downward trend that is now setting the stage for a new rise in prices. While bitcoin is still the best known and most valuable cryptocurrency and is used in Bluechip…

Brad Pitt makes a surprise art debut in Finland with…

Hollywood superstar Brad Pitt has added one more feather to his cap. He and Australian musician Nick Cave have debuted as artists in an exhibition in Finland that displays sculptures and ceramics created by the superstar and the singer-songwriter. The Sara Hilden Art Museum, located in the southern Finnish city…

TV lionheart hunts down a fierce new role

ACTRESS SURBHI CHANDNA SPEAKS ABOUT HER NEW SERIES SHERDIL SHERGILL Talented small-screen star Surbhi Chandna makes a return with bright new TV serial Sherdil Shergill. The popular actress plays an empowered woman determined to make her way in the world, who unexpectedly finds a special connection – in the Colors…

20-year-old man charged with rape in Bolton

A 20-year-old Bolton man has been charged with rape of a woman, media reports said. Prashant Gurung of Manchester Road, Bolton, will appear at Wigan Magistrates' Court on Wednesday (21), police said. Earlier, he has been remanded into custody. According to police, the alleged attack took place in the early…

From Kollywood to Bollywood

TWENTY HINDI FILMS SUCCESSFULLY ADAPTED FROM TOP TAMIL CLASSICS, AHEAD OF VIKRAM VEDHA REMAKE Hotly anticipated film Vikram Vedha is a Bollywood remake of a hit 2017 Tamil neo-noir action thriller of the same name. Hrithik Roshan and Saif Ali Khan take on the lead roles in the story of…

Review: These Are the Words – Artistic poems offer life…

Those who have followed the work of acclaimed British poet Nikita Gill will know the deep meaning attached to her work and how wonderfully unpredictable she can be. She has continued that impressive literary journey with what could perhaps be her best work yet. The book, divided into four sections,…

Eight out of ten Britons will be overweight or obese…

The UK is in the grip of an “obesity emergency” that threatens to bankrupt the NHS and cut lives short, a report warns. According to experts, more than eight in ten Britons will be overweight or obese by 2060 – costing the economy £142 billion a year, the Daily Mail…

Ira Mathur: Reclaiming the past

Award-winning journalist’s debut novel explores family, empire and migration Being introduced to centuries-old stories connected Ira Mathur to writing from a very young age. This led towards an award-winning career as a multi-media journalist and writing newly published debut novel Love The Dark Days. The creative memoir, written like a…

Leicester police stabbing: Man charged with attempted murder

A man was charged with attempted murder following the stabbings of two police officers in in Leicester Square on Friday (16), the the Metropolitan Police said. Mohammed Rahman, 24, from west London, has been charged with attempted murder of a male constable; and with causing grievous bodily harm with intent…

How Divian Ladwa is breaking ground for British Asian talent

Versatile actor discusses his new film, inclusive casting and inspirations British actor Divian Ladwa has balanced acclaimed roles on television, radio, and theatre with eye-catching performances in international films such as Ant-Man and the Wasp, The Personal History of David Copperfield and the recently released Mr Malcolm’s List. He has…

UK elections watchdog calls for action to prevent abuse and…

Many candidates at the May elections reported experiencing abuse, threatening behaviour and intimidation, the UK’s elections watchdog revealed.The Electoral Commission’s reports found that while 40 per cent of candidates in England and Wales reported intimidation in elections, the proportion went up to 44 per cent in Scotland. But it was…

House of the Dragons producer and writer suggests the show…

Sara Hess, who is the executive producer and writer of the ongoing Game of Thrones spin-off, House of the Dragon, has suggested the show may depict sexual violence in the future. Interestingly, she has previously said that the show would not feature in the first season. Hess spoke to Vanity…

Letitia Wright on returning to set of Black Panther 2…

Actress Letitia Wright, who essays the character of fan-favourite Shuri in Black Panther, opened up about what it was like working on the second installment of the film after the unfortunate death of actor Chadwick Boseman who played T’Challa. Talking on The Playlist Podcast Network, Wright said that it was…

Pak spy agency ISI considers me its ‘enemy’, says Indian-American…

Indian-American Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi has said that Pakistan's spy agency ISI considers him an "enemy" because of his stand against the radicals in the South Asian country. The Democratic Party lawmaker from Illinois said this while addressing community members during a fundraiser hosted by him in Boston at the residence…

Top Tips For Staging Your Home To Sell

When it comes time to sell your home, first impressions are everything. Given that potential buyers will make up their minds about your home in the first few seconds of seeing it, it's important to stage your home in an appealing and inviting way. Here are a few tips to…

‘Bring back the British empire’ comment on UK TV show…

Two journalists praised the British empire on a prominent news channel in the UK, sparking a backlash on social media, as the death of Queen Elizabeth II rekindled memories of the kingdom's colonial rule. While both said the decolonisation led to chaos in many countries, journalist-writer Rowan Dean’s call to…

Second man sentenced over Leicester violence

A second man has been sentenced in connection with Leicester violence which saw the arrest of 47 people since August 28. Leicester Magistrates' Court handed down a suspended one-year jail term to Adam Yusuf, 20, after he pleaded guilty to possessing a knife at a march on Sunday. While Yusuf…

“We won’t tolerate unrest in our city”

Outsiders are coming to Leicester to cause tensions among the city’s south Asian communities, sources have told Eastern Eye. In the past three weeks, police arrested 47 people following violence in the city. Last weekend (16-17), they arrested 18 suspects, and some of those were from outside the city, sources…

Denied dental care, UK adults turning to DIY dentistry –…

According to a new survey of 2,234 UK adults, almost a quarter of people have been unable to access care from an NHS dentist in the last year, resulting in many turning to “DIY dentistry” the Independent reports. The poll suggests that just over a third (36%) said they got…

Bedfordshire woman crowdfunds to save husband suffering from aggressive brain…

A woman in Bedfordshire has started crowdfunding in a desperate bid to get her ailing husband, who has been diagnosed with a brain tumour, treated abroad. The case of Mohsin Mughal, a father of three from Luton, was later found to be an inoperable grade 4 glioblastoma (GBM). The tumour…

Watch: 200 masked men gathered outside Hindu temple as Leicester…

A minor disorder during a protest outside a Hindu temple in the city of Birmingham involving fireworks targeted at police officers has resulted in a man's arrest and stop and search powers being deployed, UK police said on Wednesday (21). Videos of Tuesday's (20) protest outside Durga Bhawan temple on…

Sumner Stroh shares cryptic message after Adam Levine denies cheating…

Sumner Stroh appeared to throw shade at Adam Levine after his denial of having an affair with the 23-year-old Instagram influencer. She has shared a cryptic message on her Instagram Stories, writing, “Someone get this man a dictionary,” just hours after the musician, 43, made a statement in response to…

Six reported killed as Iran protests spread over woman’s death

Protests have spread across Iran over the death of Mahsa Amini after the young woman was arrested by the morality police, as a rights group said Wednesday (20) two more protesters were killed overnight, raising the toll to six. Public anger has flared since Iranian authorities on Friday announced the…

This teenager suffers with rare condition that makes her allergic…

Aquagenic urticaria, a rare skin disease causes sufferers to break out in hives after their skin comes into contact with water. Sadie Tessmer, 14, from Missouri, is one of only 100 people in the world to have water allergy aquagenic urticaria. The teenager who lives in Buffalo, Missouri was diagnosed…

Tom Hardy surprises fans with appearance at Milton Keynes’ Jiu-Jitsu…

Hollywood star Tom Hardy surprised everyone in Milton Keynes this weekend when he appeared in a real-life Jiu-Jitsu competition and won the finale Donning his blue belt, Hardy made his powerful entry at the 2022 Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Open Championship, held at Oakgrove School in Milton Keynes, on Saturday, September 17.…

Eminem’s daughter Hailie speaks out about being “bothered” with questions…

American rap legend Eminem's daughter Hailie Jade, who has often been mentioned in his songs, recently spoke out on the attention surrounding her relationship with her father. According to E! News, during the 'Ask Me Anything' episode of her podcast, Hailie addressed the questions she received about her father and…

Don’t Look Up director Adam McKay pledges to donate USD…

Filmmaker Adam McKay, who directed the disaster-inspired apocalyptic political satire 'Don't Look Up' has taken another public step in the fight against climate change. According to The Hollywood Reporter, on Tuesday, McKay announced that he has pledged USD 4 million to the Climate Emergency Fund, which gives out grants to…

Nikki Haley blasts ‘racist’ talk show host for claiming she…

Indian American politician and diplomat Nikki Haley has called TV host Sunny Hostin a 'racist' for claiming that the former hides her Indian name to appease Republican voters, media reports said. Slamming the former governor of South Carolina as a “chameleon" on Tuesday’s (20) episode of The View talk show,…

India, UK working to meet Diwali deadline for FTA: Piyush…

Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said the UK is keen to stick to the Diwali deadline for India-UK free trade agreement and both countries are working towards it. He referred to the passing away of Queen Elizabeth II and said "as we are expanding our engagements, the UK…

PM Narendra Modi was right, time is not for war:…

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was right when he said that the time is not for war, France President Emmanuel Macron said at the ongoing 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York City. "Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India was right when he said the time…

Eleven schoolchildren killed in Myanmar air strike: UNICEF

At least 11 schoolchildren died in an air strike and firing on a Myanmar village, according to the United Nations children's agency, an attack the country's junta said targeted rebels hiding in the area. UN chief Antonio Guterres on Tuesday condemned the strike, according to his office, which stated at…

Forever in our hearts: Bollywood mourns the demise of Raju…

Jovial, vibrant, and full of life -- the Indian film and television fraternity outpoured its love for comedian Raju Srivastav who passed away on Wednesday at the age of 58. Paying condolences, superstar Hrithik Roshan took to Twitter and wrote, "Forever in our hearts. Rest in peace Raju Srivastava Sir.…

India will overtake the UK to become 3rd largest economy…

India will overtake the United Kingdom to become the third largest economy by the end of the decade and thus New Delhi and London need to work together, British High Commissioner to India, Alex Ellis said on Tuesday. "For two economies roughly the same size, India will grow fast overtaking…

Islamic preacher who raped young girl caught after she identified…

An Islamic preacher who raped young girl 13 years ago was caught after she identified him on YouTube. However, the grandfather-of-three has not been jailed as he is suffering with dementia, according to reports. Khandaker Mohammed Rahman, 67, raped the victim, then under-13, in a washroom in 2005 in South…

Researcher to study effects of overweight fathers on children’s future…

This World Alzheimer’s Day (Wednesday, 21 September), Alzheimer’s Research UK has announced new funding for a research project to better understand dementia risk. A researcher from Lancaster University has been awarded just under £350,000 to embark on a major research project over four years looking at the links between obesity…

Let’s get physical

A recent study by Nuffield Health reports that more than 50 per cent of women do not get any vigorous exercise. Understandably, the main barriers are lacking motivation, getting out of the habit of not exercising during the lockdown, lack of time due to work and busy lives in general.…

The Essential Guide to Swedish Massage: All You Need To…

We all lead very busy lives, and we all want to feel good. Maybe it’s the stress of daily life, or maybe it’s just a result of the constant pressure to perform. Whatever the case may be, many people struggle to feel their best. Yet with so many different treatment…

Finding freedom from an unhappy marriage

WHY SONIA GUPTA THREW A DIVORCE PARTY AFTER SPLIT Only those who have gone through a divorce know how painful it is and, perhaps, more so within the south Asian community because of outdated attitudes. But now an empowered generation is changing that and taking control of their lives, which…

Ayesha Jhulka makes a Hush Hush return

BOLLYWOOD ACTRESS DISCUSSES HER WEB DEBUT Back in the 1990s, Ayesha Jhulka made a name for herself as a leading lady in films like Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar (1992), Khiladi (1992), and Waqt Hamara Hai (1993). After stepping away from the spotlight, the much-loved actress makes her return with a…

Fabulous south Asian features and shorts at this year’s London…

This year’s London Film Festival runs from October 5-16 and once again has a strong south Asian line-up, which touch upon diverse genres and have interesting storylines. There will be cinema screenings, and some films will be available online. Eastern Eye looked ahead to the annual event, with a preview…

Lincolnshire celebrates India Day

LIVE PERFORMANCE Lincolnshire India Day When: Saturday September 24 Where: The Engine Shed, Lincoln, LN67TS What: Free event by the Indian Cultural Organisation of Lincolnshire, which will present a day of live classical, Bollywood, and Bhangra performances, along with offering delicious Indian food. There will be free and exciting workshops…

Angelina Jolie visits Pakistan to support people affected by floods

Hollywood star Angelina Jolie on Tuesday arrived in Pakistan to support people affected by the devastating floods in the country. According to the Express Tribune, the 'Salt' actor landed in Dadu, Pakistan, and will hear from people affected directly about their needs and about steps to prevent such suffering in…

Priyanka Chopra shares pictures from her first trip with daughter…

Global icon Priyanka Chopra, on Tuesday, shared pictures from her first trip with her daughter Malti Marie to New York. Taking to Instagram, the 'Don' actor shared a couple of pictures which she captioned, "Our first trip to the big apple." In the first picture, Priyanka could be seen seated…

Mani Ratnam says pandemic cannot be an excuse for making…

Celebrated Indian filmmaker Mani Ratnam, who has several award-winning films to his credit, is presently busy promoting his upcoming directorial venture, Ponniyin Selvan, based on the novel of the same name. The magnum opus faced several setbacks during its filming due to the coronavirus pandemic. During an interview, when Ratman…

Why you should eat fewer carbs

Diabetes UK estimates that one in three adults in the UK have pre-diabetes, meaning their blood glucose levels are above normal but below the threshold for a diabetes diagnosis. Around 90% of those with diabetes have type 2 diabetes which is usually caused by obesity. Type 2 diabetes is a…

Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine breaks his silence after being…

On Monday, Instagram model Sumner Stroh posted a video on TikTok alleging that she and the Maroon 5 singer, Adam Levin, were having an affair. The singer is already married to Victoria’s Secret model Behati Prinsloo for eight years and the pair is presently gearing up to welcome their third…

‘The toxic messages of hate and fake news being spread…

The UK police said on Tuesday (20) that they have made 47 arrests as part of an ongoing operation to deter further disorder in the eastern England city of Leicester, which saw scenes of violence over the weekend. The development comes as the Indian High Commission in London issued a…

Daily multivitamin supplement may protect against dementia – Study

There are about 900,000 people with dementia in the UK and the number is expected to increase to 1.6 million by 2040. According to a new study, taking a daily multivitamin tablet helps to keep those over the age of 65 mentally alert, and may also protect against dementia, which…

Leicester violence: Hindus and Muslims make joint appeal for harmony

Leaders of the Hindu and Muslim communities in the eastern England city of Leicester presented a united front on Tuesday as they appealed for harmony in the wake of violent clashes following an India-Pakistan cricket match, which has led to 47 arrests. Pradyumna Das, President of the city’s ISKCON Temple,…

Vidyut Jammwal’s Khuda Haafiz Chapter 2 crosses a whopping 100…

Did we savour an action-packed thriller with Khuda Haafiz? Well, ace director Faruk Kabir gave us another treat with the sequel to the thriller Khuda Haafiz: Chapter 2- Agni Pariksha. Taking the tormented lives of Sameer (Vidyut Jammwal) and Nargis (Sheevalika Oberoi) ahead, the sequel undoubtedly doubles the thrill and…

From Rajiv Adatia and Meera Deosthale to Vishal Singh and…

It has been quite a while since Namish Taneja has been missing from the scene. He was last seen in Shashi Sumeet Productions’ Aye Mere Humsafar, where he played the role of Ved Kothari, and his loyal fans have been missing him on screen ever since. While there is no…

Fabien Frankel reveals he spent seven months planning one House…

Actor Fabien Frankel, who plays Rhaenyra’s knight in once-shining armour in House of the Dragon, has revealed that he spent seven months preparing for a big sex scene with co-star Ser Criston Cole that featured in the fourth episode of the show. “It was something we talked about over seven…

Nine in ten companies give thumbs-up to four-day week trial,…

Almost nine in ten companies participating in the four-day working week trial has said that they plan to make the arrangement permanent as productivity has improved, according to reports. According to a mid-term survey, 88 per cent of respondents said it was working well, while 86 per cent said they…

Gujarati film Chhello Show is India’s official entry for Oscars…

Gujarati coming-of-age drama "Chhello Show" is India's official entry for the 95th Academy Awards, the Film Federation of India (FFI) announced on Tuesday. Titled "Last Film Show" in English, the movie, directed by Pan Nalin, will release in theatres countrywide on October 14. "'Chhello Show' is India's official entry for…

Night owls at greater risk of type 2 diabetes and…

A new study has found that night owls may be at higher risk for heart disease and type 2 diabetes compared to early birds. If you prefer to go to bed late and get up later – you are a sleep chronotype known as being a night owl. Scientists have…

Warner Bros didn’t allow Zack Snyder to use the iconic…

Director Zack Snyder, who entered DCEU in 2013 with the Man of Steel, is no longer attached to DC projects other than Teen Titans Go, but his first DCEU film is still making noise online. A fan claimed that Snyder fans, who did not want to hear the original John…

All about Airtel Global VPN

With the world moving towards cloud-based systems rapidly, businesses today need to equip and prepare themselves to cope up with the change. As a business owner in this dynamic marketplace, you need to ask yourself an important question. Is my current network equipped to survive and perform in the rapidly…

Kate Winslet rushed to hospital after falling accident on ‘Lee’…

Hollywood star Kate Winslet was taken to the hospital after she suffered an accident while filming Lee in Croatia. According to Deadline, the 'Titanic' actor fell while on the set of the movie and a representative for the star has offered an update on her health condition. "Kate slipped and…

Emraan Hashmi dismisses reports of being injured in stone pelting…

Emraan Hashmi has dismissed reports that he was injured in stone pelting during the shooting of his upcoming film in Kashmir. A few weeks ago, a Bollywood actor shared a picture on Instagram after he headed to Srinagar to shoot for his upcoming film. Some reports claim that the actor…

New mask to detect coronavirus in just 10 minutes, alert…

Scientists have developed a face mask that can detect the coronavirus in just 10 minutes. The mask is supposedly highly sensitive and is able to identify common respiratory viruses such as Covid-19 and influenza by the droplets or aerosols that are present in the air. The mask wearers are alerted…

Debunking the bizarre health fads of celebrities

Outrageous celebrity health trends have always fascinated us – from leech therapy and vampire facials to drinking wee-wee, charcoal, and basically everything, including voluntarily getting stung by bees, celebrities seem to have tried it all. For the sake of their physical, mental, and spiritual well-being, celebs are open to trying…

Leicester Violence: 20-year-old armed man sentenced to 10 months prison;…

A 20-year-old man arrested during the disorder in East Leicester over the weekend has been sentenced to 10 months in prison even as calm returned to the area after unsavoury incidents. Amos Noronha of Illingworth Road who appeared at Leicester Magistrates’ Court on Monday pleaded guilty to possession of an…

A top British doctor says ‘Australia is quite racist’ and…

A top British doctor has alleged that Australians are 'quite racist' and added that they always looking down on international medical graduates (IMG), according to media report. While sharing his experience of studying to be a medical professional in the country, Dr Salim Uddin said that 'Aussies can be quite…

UK plans to replace Chinese language schools with teachers from…

A group of cross-party British lawmakers is in talks with Taiwan to provide Chinese-language teachers to the United Kingdon as the government seeks to phase out Confucius Institutes, according to media reports. Chinese state-linked Confucius language learning and teaching project has been under heavy scrutiny as the bilateral relations between…

Canelo Alvarez reveals he was ‘scared’ after seeing Amir Khan…

Mexican boxer Saul “Canelo” Alvarez has revealed that he was ‘scared’ during his fight with Britain's Amir Khan in 2016 after seeing Khan falling to the floor, according to a media report. Alvarez, 32, emerged winner in a six-round fight at Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena in May 2016 as he…

Priyanka Chopra Jonas at United Nations SDG Moment: Global solidarity…

The UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador said “all is not well with our world”. With just under eight years left to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), actor-producer Priyanka Chopra Jonas said "a just, safe and healthy world" is the right of every individual which can become a reality with global solidarity.…

Taliban frees US Navy veteran Mark Frerichs after over 2…

US Navy veteran Mark Frerichs, who was taken hostage in Afghanistan, was released by the Taliban after more than two years, according to media reports citing a spokesman. Earlier in the year, the US had raised concerns over the release of Mark Frerichs. Afghanistan's acting Foreign Minister, Amir Khan Muttaqi…

‘I’m not saying all Britishers are villains’: S Rajamouli responds…

SS Rajamouli shot to overnight fame with Baahubali: The Beginning and Baahubali: The Conclusion, but it was his recent blockbuster RRR that cemented his position as one of the finest filmmakers in the world. Starring Jr NTR and Ram Charan as revolutionaries Komaram Bheem and Alluri Sitaraman respectively, RRR is…

Moeen Ali ‘proud’ to lead England in Pakistan T20s

Allrounder Moeen Ali said Sunday that captaining England against Pakistan -- where his family have roots -- was a "huge and proud moment". England are on their first tour of Pakistan in 17 years, and will play seven Twenty20s. The first T20 will be played in Karachi on Tuesday. Captain…

About 250,000 attended Queen Elizabeth’s lying-in-state, UK minister says

Some 250,000 mourners filed past Queen Elizabeth's coffin at Westminster Hall in London during her lying-in-state, Britain's culture minister Michelle Donelan said on Tuesday. "It's approximately around the 250,000 mark. We're just crunching those final numbers," Donelan told Times radio. The full figures would be released in due course, she…

Five killed in Iran during protests over woman’s death after…

Five people were killed in Iran's Kurdish region on Monday when security forces opened fire during protests over the death of a woman in police custody, a Kurdish rights group said, on the third day of turmoil over an incident that has ignited nationwide anger. Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old from…

Viral video: Passenger onboard Pakistan Airlines flight tries to break…

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has blacklisted a passenger for creating ruckus mid-Air on Peshawar-Dubai flight last week. According to reports, the male passenger suddenly started punching seats, kicking the aircraft's window and indulged in a brawl with the flight crew on PIA's PK-283 flight on September 14. A video of…

International Gita Mahotsav celebrated in Canadian Parliament

International Gita Mahotsav was celebrated in Canada, during which Member of Parliament House of Commons of Canada Chandra Arya emphasized a bill to celebrate November as Hindu Heritage Month. According to a statement issued by Bharat Sevashram Sangha Canada, the Mahotsav was celebrated from September 16-18 in Canada's Parliament. It…

Sundar Pichai meets Indian ambassador in the US, discusses Google’s…

GOOGLE CEO Sunder Pichai has held discussions with the Indian envoy in the US, Taranjit Singh Sandhu, about the technology giant's activities in India, particularly its aggressive push towards digitisation, as he became the first top Indian-American tech business leader to visit the country's embassy here. Thank you Ambassador Sandhu…

The King’s duty to protect diversity depends on our finding…

IF this was the end of an era - the Elizabethan age - what an ending it was. The scale of global attention for the Queen’s funeral renewed the sense that nobody does tradition quite like the British. It was broadcast magnificently too. Sweeping shots of Westminster Abbey combined with…

Real Estate Vs. Mutual Funds – Which is a Better…

If there is one platform of investment that lets you go far and beyond- that would definitely be the mutual fund platform. Yes, this is the one place where you can explore different sectors, industries, geographies, and so much more. Should I put my money into real estate or mutual…

Anil Kapoor’s American doppelganger eyeing a career in Bollywood, netizens…

Almost every popular actor has one or more doppelgangers who look exactly like them and their uncanny resemblance always amazes fans. Now, Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor has a new doppelganger who has surprised the netizens for looking strikingly like a young Anil Kapoor. Not just that, he is also looking…

Contraceptive jab could make vasectomies a thing of the past…

Sterilisations of men and women in NHS hospitals have reportedly dropped, in 2010-11 there were 19,510 vasectomies carried out in NHS hospitals. However, by 2020-21 this number supposedly fell to 4,486 – amounting to a 77% fall. However, vasectomies or ‘the snip’ could soon become a thing of the past…

Gopichand Hinduja pays tribute to Queen Elizabeth II: ‘Rare to…

Gopichand P Hinduja, co-chairman of the Hinduja Group and chairman of Hinduja Automotive Limited, UK, on Monday (19) paid a tribute to Queen Elizabeth II, the longest-serving British monarch who passed away on September 8. The late Queen's funeral, attended by several people and foreign dignitaries, took place on Monday.…

Queen Elizabeth’s coffin lowered into vault ahead of private burial

Queen Elizabeth's coffin was lowered into a vault at Windsor Castle, her final resting place, on Monday after a day of inimitable pageantry that drew world leaders to her funeral and huge crowds to the streets to say farewell to a revered monarch. Hundreds of thousands of well-wishers lined the…

British Indians honour the late Queen in Gujarat

Today marks the State Funeral of Her Majesty The Queen, which takes place at Westminster Abbey (London, UK). This day is also the first day of a seven-day religious festival (Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Suvarna Mahotsav), which sees thousands of followers of Maninagar Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan from around the world…

South Asians with dementia die younger than white British counterparts:…

British South Asians with dementia are at higher risk of early death than their white British counterparts, new research has revealed. According to the findings of the study, South Asian people with dementia die 2.97 years younger and black people 2.66 years younger than white Britons with similar conditions. The…

Shocking study reveals religious people more content with their sex…

A new study states that people with strong religious beliefs are happier with their sex lives. According to a study published in the Journal of Sex Research, religious people enjoy sex more. The findings of the study reveal that pious married women reportedly have more satisfying sex lives than non…

Prime minister Edi Rama urges Albanians to stop crossing the…

Albanian prime minister Edi Rama urged his country’s youngsters to invest their money in tourism businesses instead of paying people smugglers who promise to help them cross the English Channel into Britain illegally. His appeal comes amid reports that around 2,000 Albanians are camping in Dunkirk and Calais in France…

‘You know what? I made Titanic’: James Cameron recalls using…

James Cameron is considered one of the finest filmmakers to have ever been born in Hollywood. The successful filmmaker has a number of blockbusters to his credit, including Titanic and Avatar. However, despite having an unbeatable track record at the box office, he still had to lock horns with the…

Joe Biden says US would help Taiwan if China attacks

Beijing on Monday (19) said president Joe Biden's latest comments that the United States would defend Taiwan against a Chinese invasion "severely violate" Washington's policy towards the island. "The US remarks... severely violate the important commitment the US made not to support Taiwan independence, and send a seriously erroneous signal…

Indian student succumbs to injuries sustained during Canada shooting rampage

A 28-year-old Indian student has succumbed to the injuries sustained during a shooting rampage in Canada’s Ontario province that also claimed two other lives, including that of a police constable, police said. Satwinder Singh, who was injured in the shooting last Monday in Milton, died at the Hamilton General Hospital…

Doctor suspended for a year for not revealing shoplifting records

A Manchester hospital doctor has been suspended for a year for not revealing her shoplifting records to the General Medical Council. Sunita Sharma had been caught trying to steal jeans and sunglasses from Harvey Nichols’ Knightbridge store in London and a handbag from Harrods in 2008. She was arrested after…

15 arrested over East Leicester violence as police appeal for…

Fifteen people have been arrested in East Leicester in response to public disorder “fanned by distorted social media” over the weekend. Policing operations continued on Monday although there were no further reports of disorder. The arrests came after Sunday’s protest which followed large-scale disorder the previous day amid tensions involving…

Do blue light-blocking glasses prevent digital eye strain?

Our computers, phones, or tablets emit blue light, and staring at these screens for an extended period of time can lead to computer vision syndrome (CVS), experts state. CVS is a type of eyestrain that causes symptoms like redness, dry eyes, headaches, and blurred vision. Eyeglass manufacturers propose blue-light-blocking glasses…

What Do You Need To Know About Accounting Services For…

Are you looking to expand your operations or undergo a transformation? If so, you might want to keep reading. As your small business grows and expands into new markets, it is helpful to have accounting services on hand that can help make sure everything is running smoothly. In today’s fast-paced…

James Gunn talks about Guardians of the Galaxy jokes involving…

It is no secret that Marvel Studios’ Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is one of the most-awaited films of 2023. It is set to debut in theatres on May 5, 2023. The film brings back not just filmmaker James Gunn but also Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista, and the voices…

‘This is terrible and disturbing’: Ex-envoy to UK Ruchi Ghanashyam…

Following the eruption of clashes in the British city of Leicester due to the defeat of Pakistan by India in the Asia Cup match on August 28, former Indian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Ruchi Ghanashyam said that the incident is very disturbing and a development of grave concern.…

Priyanka Chopra recalls being given the nickname ‘Plastic Chopra’ after…

Priyanka Chopra has always been that powerful woman who never shies away from speaking her mind. In 2021, she released her memoir called Unfinished in which she got candid about a lot of things from her personal life, including the botched surgery she underwent in the early 2000s that left…

Vikram Vedha: Hrithik Roshan reveals doctors advised him not to…

Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan is known for his amazing dance moves and hard-hitting action sequences. During the 'Alcoholia' song launch event, on Saturday, he revealed that the doctors had restricted him from doing action or dance films before the release of his first film 'Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai' in 2000.…

You freak me out and my kids out: Pregnant Blake…

Blake Lively, who is expecting her fourth child with husband and actor Ryan Reynolds, slammed the paparazzi for stalking their home. Taking to Instagram, Blake shared candid pictures of her baby bump and penned a note slamming the shutterbugs. "Here are photos of me pregnant in real life so the…

Nick Jonas calls Priyanka Chopra “a treasure” as he shares…

Singer Nick Jonas and global star Priyanka Chopra never leave a chance to express their love for each other. On Sunday, Nick shared a video on his social media and called Priyanka "a treasure" for making him feel so loved. Taking to Instagram, Nick dropped a reel video in which…

VIRAL VIDEO: Singer Enrique Iglesias locks lips with fan on…

American singer Enrique Iglesias shocked his fans with a video he posted on Instagram. In the clip, Enrique, who has been dating Anna Kournikova for 20 years, is seen getting intimate with a fan! In the video, the singer is initially seen giving the woman fan a kiss on the…

Queen’s funeral: King Charles III thanks Bangladesh PM Hasina for…

King Charles III, the new British monarch who has succeeded Queen Elizabeth II after her death, on Saturday (17) dialed Bangladesh prime minister Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka to express gratitude to her for personally attending his mother's funeral in London on Monday (19). The King also thanked the president of…

Leaders and monarchs gather for final farewell to Queen Elizabeth

Leaders and monarchs from across the globe gathered in London on Monday to bid farewell to Britain's Queen Elizabeth at a state funeral of inimitable pageantry, marking the passing of a beloved figure who unified the nation through her 70-year reign. Thousands of people lined the streets to witness the…

FACTBOX-Windsor Castle, Queen Elizabeth’s home and now final resting place

Queen Elizabeth will be buried alongside her husband Prince Philip in a small chapel in the grounds of Windsor Castle in a private ceremony after her state funeral on Monday. Her parents were also laid to rest in St. George's Chapel. Elizabeth's funeral will be held at Westminster Abbey, before…

‘Make sure you do what you’re supposed to do’: Biden…

Expressing his condolences to the royal family, US President Joe Biden on Sunday (local time) paid his respects at Queen Elizabeth's coffin and said that the Queen had always reminded him of his mother. While mourning the passing of Queen Elizabeth, Biden remembered Queen's warm candour and said, "The way…

Iranian women chop off hair, burn hijabs to mark protest…

A slew of protests erupted in Iran on Sunday over the death of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old woman, following her detention by the country's morality police as women protesters cut their hair and burnt hijabs to protest against the mandatory veiling of women, media reports said. Masih Alinejad, an Iranian…

Indian President Droupadi Murmu meets King Charles III at Buckingham…

Ahead of Queen Elizabeth's state funeral, President Droupadi Murmu met King Charles III at a reception held at Buckingham Palace on Sunday. President Murmu also signed the condolence book for Queen Elizabeth II, at the Lancaster House near Buckingham Palace in London. "President Droupadi Murmu signed the Condolence Book in…

Police appeal for calm as India-Pak post-match ‘disorder’ spills over…

Police is calling for calm after clashes between fans following an India-Pakistan Asia Cup cricket match at the end of last month spilled over into "serious disorder" on Saturday and the early hours of Sunday in the city of Leicester in eastern England. Reports circulating on social media claimed the…

Undertaker explains ‘preserving’ process after death of royals

As the Queen lies-in-state at Westminster Hall before being removed for Monday's state funeral at Westminster Abbey, many have questioned how Her Majesty's coffin can be publicly displayed for so long. One mortician has taken to TikTok to explain the procedures. TikTok mortician 'AskTheUndertakr', who uses his platform to answer…

Racially and religiously aggravated crimes hit record high in England…

Racially and religiously aggravated crimes have hit new record in England and Wales, according to the latest figures from the Home Office. Police are investigating more than 80,133 crimes motivated by either racism or religious intolerance in the year ending March 2022, reported the Wales Online. There were 76,884 offences…

Tech workers paying at least $75,000 for surgical procedure to…

Stigmas around plastic surgery for men have begun to decrease in recent years and it has become a way for men to reach their physical goals. In 2020 men were reportedly turning to techniques like Botox, fillers, and laser treatments in an effort to get ahead in their careers. Currently,…

South Africa wants UK to return ‘stolen’ 500 carat Great…

The death of Queen Elizabeth II has reignited the debate in South Africa, a former colony of Britain, over the ownership of world's largest clear-cut diamond. The African nation said that the precious diamond-the Great Star of Africa, or Cullinan l, belongs to them. The diamond was was mined in…

Pakistan Prime Minister in London to attend Queen’s funeral

Pakistan Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif reached in London on Saturday (17) to attend the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II on Monday (19). According to the Foreign Office, Sharif will represent the country at the state funeral. The funeral of the Queen will take place at 11:00 BST on Monday…

Queen Elizabeth’s favourite brands face losing royal warrant

Queen Elizabeth II's death means that around 600 of her favourite brands risk losing their royal warrant and must now await the approval of her successor King Charles III. Fortnum and Mason teas, Burberry raincoats, Cadbury chocolate and even broomstick and dog food manufacturers are among those facing the loss…

Queen’s death shines spotlight on wrongs suffered by indigenous people

When newly elected indigenous Australian parliamentarian Lidia Thorpe took her oath to office last month, she raised her fist above her head in protest and labelled Queen Elizabeth II a "colonising queen". "It was like kneeling to the murderer," the Greens senator told Reuters this week. "I had to swear…

Over 100 British cinemas, big city screens to show queen’s…

Queen Elizabeth's state funeral on Monday (19) will be shown by around 125 cinemas across Britain, while parks, squares and cathedrals will also set up viewing screens for the huge ceremonial event, the government said on Saturday (17). The funeral service at Westminster Abbey and related processions across London will…

Indian President Murmu arrives in London to attend funeral of…

President Droupadi Murmu arrived in London on Saturday (17) evening to attend the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II and to offer condolences on behalf of the Indian government. Queen Elizabeth II, who died aged 96 at her summer residence of Balmoral Castle in Scotland on September 8, is lying-in-state…

Spider-Man named the most popular superhero in the US, find…

A report by Wisevoter has come up with some interesting findings about who is the most favourite superhero in the United States. A survey was conducted in all 50 states of the country and half of those states chose Spider-Man as their favourite superhero. The caped crusader Batman came in…

Rana Daggubati unveils teaser of Kannada film Kabzaa, set to…

After the success of KGF, KGF 2, 777 Charlie, and Vikrant Rona, the Kannada film industry is all set to release another big action entertainer titled Kabzaa. The film directed by R Chandru stars Upendra Rao, Kicha Sudeep, Shriya Saran, Manoj Bajpayee, and Nawab Shah. While the film is set…

B-lister Amber Heard bagging lead role in Aquaman shocked many…

Amber Heard notching up the lead role in the 2018 DC blockbuster Aquaman reportedly surprised a number of Hollywood executives who could not believe she ‘hacked it as the worst actor’. During an interview with Pop Topic, an elite member of Hollywood revealed, “A lot of us were actually pretty…

Filming for Tom Cruise starrer Mission Impossible 8 paused due…

Tom Cruise recently faced a rather unusual setback on the sets of the much-anticipated Hollywood biggie Mission: Impossible 8. The actor and his crew were forced to stop production after a flock of sheep invaded the sets in England’s Lake District, according to reports. Photos that have been doing the…

Winter Coats: How and Where to Get the Best Ones?

Winter coats have always been a staple piece of cloth across the globe, especially for the communities that are prone to extreme temperature fluctuations. Although winter coats have always been weather essential, the changing times have caused them to get elevated into a fashion must-have. The rise in popularity of…

R Balki recalls directing Chup

Ahead of the release of 'Chup: The Revenge of the Artist', filmmaker R Balki opened up about shooting a few sequences of the project in Mumbai, especially at JJ School of Arts. "Chup relates to the life of an artist, and the School was a perfect location for us. It's…

Double agent ‘involved’ in smuggling Shamima Begum into Syria may…

A double agent believed to be involved in the trafficking of Shamima Begum and two other British teenage schoolgirls into Syria is likely to be granted political asylum in Canada following his release from Turkish jail on August 5, media reports said. Mohammed al-Rashed, recruited by Canadian Security Intelligence Service…

Cocaine and gambling addict, 28, strangled his girlfriend with dressing…

A 28-year man who killed Sainsbury's marketing manager Amani Iqbal in her Walthamstow flat, seemingly claimed he “got rid” of his girlfriend and appeared “happy and upbeat”, an inquest heard. Iqbal was done to death with a dressing gown and was left in a bathtub after she was last seen…

Leonardo DiCaprio might feature in future season of ‘Squid Game’

Emmy-winning smash hit 'Squid Game' could have a Leonardo DiCaprio feature in a future season of the show, series writer-director Hwang Dong-hyuk has said. According to Variety, recently, during a congratulatory press conference in Seoul, it was asked if any known Hollywood actor would star in 'Squid Game' season 2.…

Keanu Reeves and Francis Lawrence to re-unite for Constantine 2

Hollywood actor Keanu Reeves is all set to reunite with director Francis Lawrence for Warner bros supernatural thriller 'Constantine 2'. According to Deadline, Warner bros is currently working on the second instalment of the 2005 supernatural thriller film 'Constantine,' which will be helmed by Francis Lawrence who also directed the…

90 pc Afghans in online poll support reopening girls’ schools…

About ninety per cent of voters in Afghanistan supported the reopening of schools for girls beyond grade six, and 10 per cent opposed the decision, as per an online poll conducted by Afghanistan's local media outlet TOLO news. This comes as the Taliban-led education minister said that girls' schools have…

King Charles pledges ‘additional duty’ to protect faith diversity of…

King Charles III has pledged to uphold the “additional duty” as a new monarch of protecting the diversity of the UK and be a sovereign of all communities around the Commonwealth. Addressing a group of faith leaders on Friday evening in the Bow Room at Buckingham Palace, where just days…

Iran: Outrage as 22-yr-old woman, Mahsa Amini, dies after arrest…

Controversy sparked on social media after a 22-year-old woman, Mahsa Amini, died after slipping into a coma following her detention by Iran's morality police, a dedicated unit that enforces strict dress codes for women, such as wearing the compulsory headscarf, media reports said. As per Al Jazeera, Mahsa Amini, 22,…

‘There were moments when she came across credible’: Johnny Depp’s…

In the brand-new, Johnny vs. Amber: The US Trial documentary on Discovery+, Johnny Depp’s attorney Benjamin Chow acknowledges that Amber Heard “came across as credible” in her deposition. A teaser from the two-part documentary series, which will premiere on Discovery+ on September 20, shows the actor’s team addressing the trial.…

Raj Aggarwal: My recollections of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

It was my great privilege be appointed by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II to serve as her representative in South Glamorgan as Deputy Lord Lieutenant and also as Honorary Captain in the Royal Navy. During that time I was incredibly lucky to have met her on a number of occasions,…

Eating late can increase cancer risk by 25% – Study

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Gas cookers can put your family at risk of multiple…

Experts have warned that the hobs, which are used by almost a third of households in the UK, emit potentially dangerous gases, even when switched off. Based on findings of a new study, scientists state that gas cookers emit the same particles emitted by cars and trucks and can, therefore,…

Donation pours in for American teen ordered to pay $150K…

Donations poured in for an American teenager who was ordered by a court to pay $150,000 to the family of a man who she killed for allegedly assaulting her sexually.Pieper Lewis of Des Moines in the US state of Iowa was sentenced in Polk County earlier this week to five…

As Ben Affleck gears up for his return as Batman,…

Sparking a debate online, actor George Clooney has sarcastically claimed that his version of Batman in Batman and Robin is the “best.” For the uninitiated, Clooney played the role of Batman aka Bruce Wayne in the 1997 film Batman & Robin with Chris O’Donnell, Uma Thurman, Alicia Silverstone, and Arnold…

Carlo Ancelotti reveals the two sides most likely to win…

With only a couple of months to go until the World Cup in Qatar, anticipation levels are reaching fever pitch and the participating teams are fine-tuning their preparations. As always, there has been frenzied debate about who will clinch the coveted Jules Rimet trophy and there is a phalanx of…

5 Common Things In Knowing Your Ways In Poker Odds

The odds in poker believe its mathematical side, and this is much more convenient to play poker online. The odds in poker are the probability of an event occurring, usually expressed as a ratio, like 1:4 or 2:1. This process calculates the expected result of a bet or activity. The…

Saudi man, nicknamed as polygamist of the century, marries 53…

A 63-year-old Saudi man has claimed that he had married 53 women in 43 years to find 'stability and peace of mind', according to a media report. Abu Abdullah, now nicknamed as the 'polygamist of the century', has said that currently married to one woman and has no intention to…

How often do you wash your bras? Woman sparks fierce…

A woman has sparked a massive debate about how long you can go without cleaning your undergarments, revealing in a TikTok video that she only washes her bra once a week. The video has gone viral and has now been viewed more than 1.5 million times. Renee Hogan, who is…

‘Werewolf killer’ released from mental health facility spotted on dating…

A Virginia man who had stabbed a stranger to death claiming the victim a “werewolf” has been barred from using social media after he concealed his violent past in his dating profile. Pankaj Bhasin, 37, released conditionally after his three-year stay in a mental health facility, has stated in his…

Amir Khan on accusing Joshua of sleeping with his wife:…

Former world champion Amir Khan now regrets about the public spat he had with fellow boxer Anthony Joshua almost five years ago, according to media reports. Khan said that he feels 'really bad' about the Twitter episode in which he accused Joshua of sleeping with his wife. According to the…

Uganda envoy to UK, Nimisha Madhvani, pays tribute to Queen

UGANDA'S high commissioner to the UK, Nimisha Madhvani, has paid tribute to the Queen following her death last Thursday (8). Guests who gathered last weekend in Denham to mark the 50th anniversary of the expulsion of Asians from Uganda also paid tribute to the late Queen who Madhvani described as…

China banned from viewing Queen Elizabeth lying-in-state: Report

The Chinese delegation visiting London to attend Queen Elizabeth's funeral on Monday (19) will not be allowed to view her coffin at the lying-in-state vigil inside parliament, the BBC reported on Friday (16). Some parliamentarians had raised concerns about inviting representatives from China after several British lawmakers were sanctioned by…

A big breakfast could help you lose weight – Study

Researchers suggest that the key to controlling your appetite could be a big breakfast. They have discovered that eating a smaller dinner and a big breakfast could help you lose weight by making you feel less hungry. A study from the University of Aberdeen found that people burned the same…

Ahead of Nov mid-term elections, Trump coins India-US friendship slogan…

Former US president Donald Trump has coined an India-US friendship slogan in Hindi as part of his efforts to woo the influential Indian-American community before the mid-term elections in November. “Bharat and America sabse achhe dost” Trump is seen rehearsing and saying in a video released by the Republican Hindu…

Texas, Florida send migrants to VP Kamala Harris’ residence

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis took credit Thursday for sending two planeloads of undocumented Venezuelans from Texas to wealthy Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, as Republicans play up immigration issues before November midterm elections. Around 50 of the migrants, including children, landed Wednesday on the island, where Democratic presidents from John F. Kennedy…

SS Rajamouli commences Oscar campaign for RRR, says ‘still trying…

Maverick filmmaker SS Rajamouli has kick-started the Oscar campaign for his globally successful film RRR (2022), starring Jr NTR and Ram Charan. A couple of weeks ago, a well-known international magazine predicted that RRR could be nominated in two categories - Best International Feature and Best Original Song (Dosti). The…

Gigi Hadid and Leonardo DiCaprio’s romance rumours upset Zayn Malik,…

According to reports, Zayn Malik has been trying to win back Gigi Hadid as speculations of her new romance with Hollywood superstar Leonardo DiCaprio swirl around everywhere.  The former One Direction band member was with the supermodel for six years before they broke up. They also share a little girl…

US based NGO apologies for ‘waste colonialism’ report blaming Asia…

A Washington-based environmental advocacy group has apologised for its seven-year-old report which claimed five Asian countries were primarily responsible for polluting the ocean with plastic waste. In its now-retracted report, titled Stemming the Tide, Ocean Conservancy had blamed China, the Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand for the bulk of ocean…

France told to rethink repatriation requests of women who travelled…

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ordered France to promptly re-examine the requests to repatriate two women who had travelled to Syria to join the jihadist group Islamic State or Daesh. It told the government to reconsider the case, saying there had not been sufficient reviews to ensure…

Music Review – Posse Of Fireflies: A great blend of…

A limited number of albums being released and even fewer Indian classical ones, makes this a unique musical offering. What makes it even more interesting is that a female artist has masterminded the songs. Acclaimed India-born, Yorkshire-based Carnatic vocalist and musician Supriya Nagarajan has put together an eclectic eight-track album,…

Matthew McConaughey’s soccer film ‘Dallas Sting; scrapped, read to know…

The Rocky-esque fact-based women's soccer film has been abruptly scrapped six weeks from the start of production by Skydance, The Hollywood Reporter reported. The feature project, set in 1984, was to tell the true story of a Dallas girls' soccer team that travelled to China and, against the odds, defeated…

Even friendly countries now look at Pakistan as country with…

True picture of Pakistan's devastating economic state now lay bare as the country's Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif expressed regret that even friendly countries have now started looking at Pakistan as a country that was always begging for money, media reports said. "Today, when we go to any friendly country or…

Who’s invited — and who’s not — to Queen Elizabeth’s…

Hundreds of foreign royals and leaders are expected to attend the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II in London on Monday in one of the biggest diplomatic gatherings in decades. Westminster Abbey has space for around 2,000 people, so only heads of state and one or two guests have reportedly…

Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral in numbers

Here are a few numbers related to the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II on Monday. 1,500 The number of miles (2,414 kilometres) travelled by the new King Charles III in his first week on the throne. Charles began his reign with visits to Scotland, where he was at the…

No way to repay what Shah Rukh Khan has done…

True to the opening credits of ''Brahmastra Part One: Shiva'', Ayan Mukerji is ''eternally grateful to Mr Shah Rukh Khan'' who, besides his extended cameo, brought his expertise of having worked on many VFX-heavy films to the director's most ambitious project. ''Brahmastra'', headlined by Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt, may…

First time ‘God Save the King’ sung in National Mosque…

Over 300 Muslims from across the UK came together at London Central Mosque to honour the life of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and to mark the accession of His Majesty The King, Charles III on Thursday, 15th September 2022. Guests included Shabir Randeree CBE, the first Muslim chair of…

How Seasonality Affects Global Markets

We all know that different seasons bring about different weather conditions. But did you know that this is also reflected in global markets? Markets generally perform differently, depending on the season. Whether you trade in the foreign exchange or invest in the stock market, understanding how seasonality affects the global…

Justin Bieber’s India tour gets cancelled due to singer’s health…

Singer Justin Bieber, who was supposed to perform in India in October 2022, has called off his concert due to his health issues. BookMyShow, on Thursday, confirmed the update by issuing an official statement. "We are extremely disappointed to share that the 'Justin Bieber Justice World Tour - India' scheduled…

Prince William ‘cyber-dated’ Britney Spears before he met Kate Middleton

American singer-songwriter Britney Spears has claimed that she and Prince William had a 'cyber relationship' during their teenage years before he met Kate Middleton. Spears revealed that she and Prince William had an email interaction while they were teenagers in an interview with talk show host Frank Skinner in 2002.…

TIFF to hold special screening of ‘Elizabeth: A Portrait in…

The Toronto International Film Festival is all set to mark the death of Queen Elizabeth II with a special screening of director Roger Michell's 'Elizabeth: A Portrait in Part(s)'. According to The Hollywood Reporter, The last film from the 'Notting Hill' rom-com director stars Queen Elizabeth II and the documentary…

Johnny Depp, Amber Heard’s defamation trial to be the subject…

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard's highly-publicised defamation trial is being adapted into a film. Titled 'Hot Take: The Depp/Heard Trial', the film is set to debut exclusively on the free Tubi streaming service. The film stars Mark Hapka ('Parallels', 'Days of Our Lives') as Depp and Megan Davis ('Alone in…

Garba queen Falguni Pathak announces her new Navratri song Vasaladi

As the festival of Navratri is just around the corner, Garba queen Falguni Pathak has come up with a new track titled 'Vasaladi'. For this Navratri single produced by Vinod Bhanushali's Hitz Music, Falguni Pathak has teamed up with Shail Hada who composed and co-sung the track. Bhojak Ashok Anjam…

Gran Turismo video game adaptation casts Stranger Things fame David…

Hollywood actor David Harbour of 'Stranger Things' fame is all set to star in Sony and PlayStation Productions' upcoming video game adaptation of 'Gran Turismo'. According to Variety, the adaptation, set to release on August 11, 2023, will be directed by Neill Blomkamp, the filmmaker behind sci-fi hits like 'District…

‘I wish this day would have never come’: Reaction to…

Following is a roundup of reaction to Roger Federer, a 20-times Grand Slam champion and former world number one, announcing his retirement from the sport at the age of 41 after the Laver Cup later this month: RAFA NADAL, 22-TIMES GRAND SLAM WINNER "I wish this day would have never…

Roger Federer’s retirement statement

The following is Roger Federer's letter in which the 20-times Grand Slam champion announced he would retire from the sport after the Laver Cup this month: To my tennis family and beyond, Of all the gifts that tennis has given me over the years, the greatest, without a doubt, has…

Roger Federer’s records and milestones

Following is a list of records and milestones achieved by Roger Federer after the Swiss great said he would retire from tennis following this month's Laver Cup: * Won 20 Grand Slam titles, only behind Rafa Nadal (22) and Novak Djokovic (21). * Claimed 103 titles, second only to Jimmy…

Federer to call time on glittering career after next week’s…

Roger Federer, regarded by many as the greatest male player to wield a tennis racket and who took the sport to new levels during a career spanning more than two decades, will retire after next week's Laver Cup in London. The 41-year-old, who won 20 Grand Slam singles titles and…

Senior Tory leaders against inviting China to Queen’s funeral over…

Senior leaders of UK's ruling party have raised concerns about inviting Chinese leaders to the Queen's funeral on Monday (19) over genocide of Uyghur minority. A group of MPs and peers, including former Tory leader leader Sir Iain Duncan Smith, have urged the government to withdraw the invitation to the…

Biden administration has appointed 130 Indian-Americans to key positions, says…

US President Joe Biden has appointed 130 Indian-Americans to key positions in his administration so far, a senior White House official has said, the best representation from the community that makes up around one per cent of the American population. Representing the Biden administration at an event to celebrate 'Azadi…

British Indian officer’s bravery during World War II retold

The story of a brave British Indian officer who escaped from the Nazis and made his way to Britain during World War II, despite all odds is being retold in Ben Macintyre’s forthcoming book.Birendranath Mazumdar was an Indian-born doctor whose appearance not only made him stand out in wartime France…

Blue light from LED can harm human and animal health…

Throughout evolution, humans have lived with stable and regular cycles of light and darkness until the beginning of the 20th century, when the pattern started to change – first with the widespread use of artificial lighting at night and, then more recently, due to our increased exposure to white light…

Five arrested for smuggling migrants in Europe via private jet

Five people were arrested in Rome and Brussels for smuggling migrants from Turkey to western Europe via private jet in trips costing around 10,000 euros ($10,000), Italian police said Wednesday (14). The suspects, held on warrants issued by Belgian authorities, are accused of belonging to a criminal organisation aimed at…

Cyrus Mistry accident: Dr Anahita Pandole undergoes pelvic reconstruction surgery

Gynaecologist Dr Anahita Pandole has undergone pelvic reconstruction surgery at a hospital in Mumbai on Thursday (15), media reports said. According to the reports, the condition of her husband Darius is stable. The couple sustained severe injuries in a car crash earlier this month that killed former Tata Sons chairman…

Have sex four times a week to get rid of…

A tenth of Britons and Americans suffer kidney stones, with 30 to 60-year-olds most reported to be the most vulnerable. Having stones in the kidney can be an extremely painful experience and if they get too big, surgery is usually needed to remove them. Drinking plenty of water is known…

Biden allowed to use Beast for Queen’s funeral but lesser…

American president Joe Biden is among the few foreign dignitaries allowed to use their own cars to the venue of the Queen’s funeral while other world leaders would have to use a shared bus, media reports said. The funeral for Elizabeth II who died in Scotland last week will be…

Celtic fans display massive ‘f*** the crown’ banner

Two Champions League matches involving Scottish teams made headlines on Wednesday over incidents surrounding the late Queen Elizabeth II and the British monarchy. Celtic fans raised offensive banners just before the Glasgow team’s clash with the Ukrainian club Shakhtar Donetsk began at the Polish Army Stadium in Warsaw. The first…

Bolton man who led double life jailed for 23 years…

A Bolton businessman who led a double life has been jailed for 23 years for supplying 537 kg of drugs worth £40 million, according to media reports. A court heard that Irtiza Bashir, who owned two luxury homes and drove a Bentley, used Encrochat to hatch plans to smuggle huge…

T20 World Cup clash between India and Pakistan sold out:…

The ICC T20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan has been sold out as over 500,000 fans have already booked their place to attend the showpiece event in Australia, starting October 16. The clash between the arch-rivals, scheduled at the MCG on October 23, is sold out, "with additional…

UK PM Truss preparing to scrap sugar tax on soft…

British Prime Minister Liz Truss is preparing to scrap sugar taxes on soft drinks and ditch some anti-obesity measures to ease the cost-of-living crisis in the country, The Times reported on Thursday (15) citing government sources. British finance minister Kwasi Kwarteng has ordered health officials to review obesity control measures,…

Prosecutors move to vacate murder conviction of Adnan Syed whose…

Baltimore prosecutors asked a court to vacate the 2000 murder conviction of a man found guilty of killing his ex-girlfriend in a case that has drawn national attention when the podcast "Serial" raised doubts about his guilt, local media reported on Wednesday. Adnan Syed, now 42, has always maintained his…

Indian-origin officer appointed South Africa’s Inspector-General of Intelligence

Imtiaz Ahmed Fazel, an Indian-origin intelligence service officer, has been appointed as the Inspector-General of Intelligence (IGI) of South Africa by the country's Parliament. The IGI has the legislated power to investigate allegations of abuse in South Africa's three main intelligence services, namely the State Security Agency, Military Intelligence and…

Anti-India graffiti by Canadian Khalistani extremists on Swaminarayan temple in…

A prominent Hindu temple has been defaced by “Canadian Khalistani extremists” here with anti-India graffiti in an apparent hate crime, prompting the Indian mission here to condemn the incident and urge authorities to take swift action against the perpetrators. The time of the incident at the BAPS Swaminarayan Mandir, Toronto…

19-year-old Emily Carey reveals she was ‘scared’ of filming s*x…

Actress Emily Carey, who essays the character of Alicent Hightower in the HBO series House of the Dragon, a prequel to Game of Thrones, recently opened up to a publication about being “scared” of filming sex scenes in the series with a 48-year-old co-star. In episode 4 of the series,…

How to send a text to multiple contacts without group…

There are many ways to send a text message to multiple contacts. You can use group messaging apps or websites. These apps allow you to send a message to multiple people without the hassle of having to go through a group message system. The first step is to create a…

Nagarjuna on Brahmastra’s success and failure of son Naga Chaitanya’s…

In a family of four actors, there are a lot of “bittersweet moments” every year, says veteran star Nagarjuna, who is basking in the success of Brahmastra: Part One Shiva which comes a month after his son Naga Chaitanya’s Hindi debut Laal Singh Chaddha bombed at the box office. As…

Kit Harington opens up about the truth about his MCU…

Kit Harington has addressed his future in the MCU. While appearing on one recent interview, the actor said he hoped to rejoin the MCU sooner rather than later. Harington played Dane Whitman in Eternals, the love interest of Gemma Chan's Serai, employed at London’s Natural History Museum. “I don’t know…

Britney Spears cries on camera in social media dance video

American singer-songwriter Britney Spears burst into tears while dancing in a video posted on her social media, just before she uploaded photos celebrating the birthdays of her estranged sons. According to Page Six, Spears shared the video on her Instagram handle and it was captioned, "It's been a while since…

Anil Singh: ‘Midday Meeal has a very strong message like…

Anil Singh recently unveiled the first poster for his forthcoming Bollywood film Midday Meeal. After receiving a lot of positive feedback for the initial poster, the actor-turned-director released the official poster for the film on social media. Anil Singh has now spoken about the strong message that the movie has…

American Singer R Kelly found guilty in child pornography case

American singer R Kelly has been convicted on federal child pornography charges. On Wednesday, R Kelly was convicted for making videos of himself abusing his 14-year-old goddaughter. The victim is now 37 years old. After a month-long trial in Chicago, the verdict was announced. According to New York Post, on…

Oprah Winfrey comments Queen’s death could be an ‘opportunity for…

TV legend Oprah Winfrey recently commented that she hopes the Queen’s death will act as ‘an opportunity for peacemaking’ in the royal family. She made the remarks after she was asked at the 2022 Toronto Film Festival about the reunion of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle with Prince and Princes…

Top Met officer admits that police overstepped with anti-monarchy protesters

A top police official has admitted that officers who arrested anti-monarchy protesters don’t understand the law, according to media reports. The chair of the Metropolitan Police Federation, Ken Marsh, added that people have a '100 per cent' right to stage such protests. “That’s part of our democracy, that’s what we…

Donald Trump’s top aide feels ‘vilified’ by fellow Indian Americans

Attorney and former president Donald Trump’s top aide Kashyap Kash Patel has accused the Indian American community of running him down with “hateful messages”. Patel who became the chief of staff to the acting secretary of defence in the final stages of the Trump administration told IANS that he felt…

SS Rajamouli announces ‘a globetrotting action adventure’ with Mahesh Babu:…

Acclaimed filmmaker SS Rajamouli, who is riding high on the global success of his last film RRR (2022), has spilled beans on his next directorial venture, which features Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu in the lead role. The award-winning filmmaker is currently in Canada for the Toronto International Film Festival where…

Hush Hush: Fans are bowled over by the riveting trailer…

Yesterday on September 13, Prime Video unveiled the trailer of its highly-anticipated crime drama, Hush Hush in the presence of the ensemble cast - Soha Ali Khan, Shahana Goswami, Kritika Kamra, Ayesha Jhulka, and Karishma Tanna along with director Tanuja Chandra and producer Vikram Malhotra. Within moments, the riveting trailer…

‘She embodied our values’

A DEEP loss is felt in the world as the divine soul Parvatiben Solanki has left her physical body. As Kasturba was a freedom fighter beside Mahatma Gandhiji, so too our Parvati Ba was a fighter beside Ramnikbhai Solanki, a fighter to spread the gifts of our culture, sanskaras and…

The return of Aashiqui star Anu Aggarwal

ACTRESS ON ABANDONING FAME, HER HORRIFIC CRASH AND SPIRITUAL REBIRTH Successful model-turned-actress Anu Aggarwal became an overnight star with her hit Bollywood debut Aashiqui (1990). Instead of getting swallowed up in the stardom bubble generated by the smash-hit musical romance, she did the unthinkable and walked away from the lucrative…

‘Grandma’s loss leaves a deep void in our lives’

WE ARE forever blessed to have loved and been loved by a truly special and remarkable soul, our beautiful grandmother, Parvatiben Solanki. She was our constant, our pillar, and our strength, and leaves a deep void in our lives. Grandma showed us that love is an action. She went above…

Saachisen: Filling The Gap with unique music

SINGER SAACHISEN DISCUSSES HER NEW SONG AND FUTURE PLANS Some of the best new songs are by independent artists such as Saachisen. A perfect example is the talented singer-songwriter’s recently released single The Gap, which is a melting pot of musical influences. The new track represents the arrival of a…

Saints laud contribution

Shri Rameshbhai Oza ‘Bhaishri’: It was Ramnikbhai who ensured that Garavi Gujarat reaches a huge number of Gujaratis settled in Europe and the US, and contributed immenselyin making the Gujarati pride’s flag fly high. Parvatiben stood right next to him as his strength and provided a rocksolid shakti (support) to…

Anti-monarchy protester who was holding sign reading ‘f*** imperialism, abolish…

A Mexican student arrested in Edinburgh over the weekend after an anti-monarchy demonstration claimed the “wrongful” police action against her was “a violation of freedom of speech.” Mariángela, who did not wish to reveal her last name, was holding a sign reading “f*** imperialism, abolish monarchy” during a ceremony for…

‘She was a brave pioneer’

SIR KENNETH OLISA OBE, the lord-lieutenant of Greater London, paid tribute to the efforts of Mr and Mrs Solanki in integrating in British society and making younger generations of migrants feel at home in a multi-racial UK. Sir Kenneth said, “That the UK is the tolerant country we know it…

MPs pay rich tributes too

LABOUR MPs Seema Malhotra, Preet Kaur Gill and Gareth Thomas also remembered Mrs Solanki with fondness and respect. Malhotra, who represents Feltham and Heston, said, “Mrs Parvatiben Ramniklal Solanki was an inspiration, a matriarch of a most incredible family who has helped lead bringing the voice and integration of the…

My playlist – MR.Slade

One of the most interesting cover versions of the year has seen Canadian-south Asian rock artist MR.Slade reinterpret Blondie song Call Me. The singer, determined to break down doors across the globe relating to culture rights through to LGBT+ issues, put his own edgy spin on a much-loved classic, which…

One of UK’s most popular drinks increases the risk of…

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Queen Elizabeth II’s love for India and the Commonwealth, shared by her son and successor King Charles III, were the recurring themes as Indian-origin members of Parliament, peers and diaspora groups paid tribute to the late monarch. In special sittings of the Houses of Parliament over the past few days…

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A Birmingham City University professor of British African-Caribbean heritage said he was not saddened by the death of Queen Elizabeth II who “represented white supremacy”.Kehinde Andrews said the longest reigning British monarch’s popularity was rooted in the white supremacist world which “came from the colonial era.”On the MSNBC channel’s special…

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British High Commissioner to India has mourned the death of Queen Elizabeth with a tribute in Hindi, reports said. In a video shared on Twitter, Alex Ellis said that the Queen dedicated her life to service of others. He added that her legacy will will be remembered by the world.…

Indian Sikh separated at partition meets Pakistani Muslim sister in…

Jalandhar-based Sikh man Amarjit Singh's happiness knew no bounds when he met his Muslim sister from Pakistan at Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, 75 years after he was separated from his family at the time of Partition. Singh was left out in India along with his sister while his Muslim…

Did you know Queen Elizabeth II visited Kamal Haasan’s film…

With the passing away of Queen Elizabeth II, people across the world have expressed grief. Many political leaders, diplomats, actors, and famous personalities have mourned the loss of the longest-serving UK Monarch. Many Bollywood actors like Shilpa Shetty uploaded a picture with the Queen and remembered her by paying condolences…

Chadwick Boseman, ‘Frozen’ stars, Ellen Pompeo honoured with Disney Legends…

“Black Panther” star Chadwick Boseman, “Frozen” team — Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, Jonathan Groff and Josh Gad — as well as “Grey’s Anatomy” actors Ellen Pompeo and Patrick Dempsey were honoured with the Disney Legends Award at D23 Expo. Disney’s D23 Expo kick-started on Friday. The Disney Legends Award is…

Will be more ‘dangerous’ if jailed, warns Imran Khan on…

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan on Thursday (8) threatened that he would become more dangerous if sent to jail while expressing displeasure over the heavy deployment of police outside the Islamabad High Court during the hearing of a terrorism case filed against him. PTI chief has been booked in…

UK Home Secretary Suella Braverman’s father claims ancestral property in…

Two ancestral properties of UK Home Secretary Suella Braverman's father in North Goa have been grabbed by an unidentified person, said an official as quoted by news agency PTI. Following the incident, a Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Goa police registered a case and launched a probe into the matter.…

FACTBOX-How King Charles’ accession to the throne is formalised

Queen Elizabeth, the longest-reigning monarch in Britain's history, died on Thursday (8) aged 96, and her son Charles succeeded to the throne immediately. Here is an explanation of the protocol surrounding the official accession of a new monarch and Saturday's ceremony formally proclaiming Charles as king. An Accession Council has…

Netflix suspends ‘The Crown’ filming after death of Queen Elizabeth

Netflix suspended filming of its British royals drama "The Crown" on Friday (9) following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, the company said. The acclaimed show is currently filming its sixth season, having charted the late monarch's life through multiple decades over the course of its previous seasons. "As a…

Brahmastra brings bad luck to Indian cinema operators, PVR and…

Starring Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt in central characters, Brahmastra was set to open big in Indian theatres. The makers had high expectations from the lavishly mounted film and were confident that the fantasy adventure drama would end Hindi cinema’s dry spell at the ticket window. But looks like it…

11 Cancer symptoms you shouldn’t ignore – according to the…

Finding cancer early means it's easier to treat. So, it's important to be aware of any new or worrying symptoms. Speak to a GP if you notice these 11 signs and symptoms, advises the NHS. According to the healthcare provider, it's particularly important to look out for cancer symptoms if…

Four arrested in connection with India-Pakistan cricket violence in Leicester

Leicestershire Police have arrested four men in connection with India v Pakistan cricket violence in Leicester. A 21-year-old man was arrested on Friday (9) on suspicion of violent disorder in connection with the incident. He currently remains in custody, a statement said. On Thursday (8), three men – aged 25,…

Pete Davidson ‘dumped Kim Kardashian because she’s 20 years older,…

If you ever wondered what led Pete Davidson and Kim Kardashian to end their romantic relationship after nine months of dating, we know the answer. The comedian’s friend Johnny Potenza, who gave him his first TV role back in 2010, reveals that the break-up was not mutual and that it…

Sadiq Khan to come up with book on tackling climate…

London’s mayor Sadiq Khan is coming up with a book on tackling the climate emergency. According to the publisher Hutchinson Heinemann, Breathe, which will be launched next year, is a “seven-step guide to winning support for tough climate action”. Since becoming mayor in 2016, Khan introduced the world's first ultra-low…

“Extremely groundbreaking and very important for Indian music industry and…

Apple launched its most recent series of products on September 7. During the 90-minute-long presentation, the tech giant introduced a number of new products, including the much-awaited iPhone 14 series, the new Apple Watch Series 8, and the enhanced AirPods Pro 2. While introducing the latest model of the AirPods,…

All or nothing: the biggest derbies in Premier League football

As Graham Potter takes over the reins from Thomas Tuchel at Chelsea, his first test will come at Craven Cottage against local rivals Fulham. While definitely a derby, it is not one of the league’s fiercest rivalries. Instead, here is a look at the top derbies in Premier League football.…

Trevor Sinclair accuses Queen of allowing racism to ‘thrive’, pulled…

Football pundit Trevor Sinclair has has been taken off air by TalkSport after the former English footballer tweeted that the Queen allowed racism to thrive in England within hours of Buckingham Palace confirming the Monarch's death, media reports said. Sinclair tweeted: "Racism was outlawed in England in the 60’s &…

Waking up tired after a good night’s sleep? You may…

Waking up tired in the morning after a good night’s sleep could be a sign of vitamin B12 deficiency, according to new research. The water-soluble vitamin, sourced from animal-derived foods or supplements, fights fatigue in addition to helping produce blood cells and supporting the nervous system. Low levels of the…

Olivia Wilde denies cheating on Jason Sudeikis with Harry Styles:…

In a Vanity Fair cover story, Olivia Wilde slammed rumours that she left former fiancé Jason Sudeikis for boyfriend Harry Styles. The 38-year-old spoke candidly about Styles and how her relationship with Sudeikis had ended before she met Styles. “The complete horses**t idea that I left Jason for Harry is…

Washington mayor declares public emergency over migrant arrivals from Texas,…

Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser on Thursday (8) declared a public emergency over buses of migrants sent by Republican governors from the US-Mexico border states of Texas and Arizona. Bowser, a Democrat, issued an order to support arriving migrants by creating a new Office of Migrant Services and will devote $10…

King Charles’ wife Camilla to get Kohinoor diamond crown, suggests…

With Charles succeeding his mother Queen Elizabeth II as the British monarch, his wife Camilla is set to get the crown which holds the famous Indian-origin Kohinoor diamond.The Queen Concert will receive the crown when the formal coronation of the new king takes place after the mourning of Elizabeth who…

American university professor slammed for wishing Queen ‘excruciating’ death

An American university professor created a flutter on social media by wishing Queen Elizabeth II would die an intensely painful death. Her comment drew immediate condemnation from Amazon boss Jeff Bezos.Uju Anya, an associate professor of second language acquisition at the Pittsburgh-based Carnegie Mellon University, wrote on Twitter, “I heard…

UK recruitment firm mocks Rishi Sunak after defeat, leaves netizens…

A popular UK recruitment website has started an advertisement campaign poking fun at former chancellor Rishi Sunak, who was defeated by his party colleague Liz Truss to become the prime minister, media reports said. Job search company CV-Library displayed an ad with Sunak's photo across the country after he was…

Sylvester Stallone to Daniel Craig, Hollywood celebs mourn demise of…

Hollywood celebrities, mourned the demise of the longest-serving monarch of the UK, Queen Elizabeth II on social media. Actor Daniel Craig in his statement, wrote, "I, like so many, was deeply saddened by the news today and my thoughts are with The Royal Family, those she loved and all those…

Angelina Jolie reportedly tipped off paparazzi about her relationship with…

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, who have now parted ways, started dating right after they worked together in Mr. & Mrs. Smith in 2005. The Lost City actor was still married to actress Jennifer Aniston when he was roped in to headline the film and a segment of fans still…

KRK’s son pleads for release of father; says ‘some people…

Actor Kamaal Rashid Khan or as many know him KRK continues to stay in judicial custody for controversial tweets he posted in 2020. He recently got bail in another case he was charged with - demanding sexual favours from an actress and holding the complainant's hand in the first week…

Zac Efron reveals he suffered from ‘bad depression’ while training…

Hollywood actor Zac Efron revealed that his 'Baywatch' body was not sustainable, and he suffered from 'bad depression' while training for the movie. The 34-year-old actor stated in a 2017 interview with Men's Health Magazine that he is no longer concerned with keeping the physique he had for the filming…

Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal called ‘fu***** c***’, told to ‘go…

Indian-American Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal has said that she has been receiving abusive and hate messages over the phone from a male caller who even asked her to go back to India. On Thursday, Chennai-born Jayapal posted a collection of five such audio messages. https://twitter.com/RepJayapal/status/1567943349763559426?s=20&t=TkYyb0293OVPQM1qPKCqXA In all the messages, portions of which…

Queen Elizabeth II death: India declares one-day mourning on Sept…

India on Friday declared one-day mourning on September 11 on the passing away of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. Queen Elizabeth II, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, passed away on Thursday. "As a mark of respect to the departed dignitary, the Government of India has decided that there…

Charles’ succession stirs Caribbean calls for reparations, removal of the…

The accession of King Charles to the British throne has stirred renewed calls from politicians and activists for former colonies in the Caribbean to remove the monarch as their head of state and for Britain to pay slavery reparations. Charles succeeds his mother, Queen Elizabeth, who ruled for 70 years…

All the queen’s kingdoms: where did Elizabeth II reign?

Queen Elizabeth II's reign encompassed to a large degree Britain's declining global influence, from an empire that once bestrode the world to a middle-ranking economy. During her time as queen, the footprint of her monarchy shrank dramatically. However, at her death, she was still head of state of the United…

King Charles to now drive without a licence, travel without…

The UK's new king will travel without a passport and drive without a licence, own all the mute swans in England and may continue a tradition of celebrating his birthday twice a year. Here is a list of unusual facts about Britain's new monarch. No licence or passport  King Charles…

Zero to 370 million: Queen Elizabeth II in numbers

During her record-breaking reign, Queen Elizabeth II racked up an array of statistics. Here are some numbers associated with her life and reign: 0  She was a frequent traveller, but she had no passport as she was the one who issued the document. Her name was on the passports of…

Running three times a week drastically cuts breast cancer risk:…

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK. As many as 55,900 new cases are diagnosed in the country every year. There is now good news for women as a major study has revealed that exercising three times a week significantly reduces the risk of developing breast cancer.…

Queen Elizabeth’s death: Reaction from politicians and officials

Queen Elizabeth, Britain's longest-reigning monarch and the nation's figurehead for seven decades, has died aged 96, Buckingham Palace said on Thursday. Here is some reaction to the news: U.N. SECRETARY-GENERAL ANTONIO GUTERRES "As the United Kingdom's longest-lived and longest-reigning Head of State, Queen Elizabeth II was widely admired for her…

EXPLAINER-Britain’s rules of succession for a new sovereign

Queen Elizabeth, Britain's monarch for more than seven decades, died on Thursday aged 96. The following is an explanation of the rules of the British court regarding the accession of a new sovereign and a description of the powers and responsibilities of the monarch. Under the British constitution, a sovereign…

Queen Elizabeth dies at 96, ending an era for Britain

Queen Elizabeth, Britain's longest-reigning monarch and the nation's figurehead for seven decades, died at her home in Scotland aged 96 on Thursday. "The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon," Buckingham Palace said in a statement. "The King and The Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will…

Queen Elizabeth’s family rushes to side of ailing monarch

Britain's royal family rushed to be with Queen Elizabeth after doctors said they were concerned about the health of the 96-year-old monarch on Thursday and said she should remain under medical supervision. The queen, Britain's longest-reigning sovereign and the world's oldest monarch, has been suffering from what Buckingham Palace has…

Oxford University graduate’s tribute to her grandfather wins hearts on…

An Indian woman who recently graduated from the University of Oxford has created ripples on the internet with her heart-warming tribute to her late maternal grandfather who had fought poverty and discrimination to go to school. Juhi Kore, who obtained her master’s in comparative social politics, called him a “hero”…

Nikita Gill’s poetic words of wisdom

ACCLAIMED BRITISH WRITER SPEAKS ABOUT HER WORK AND INSPIRING NEW BOOK An incredible ability to tell a human story through poetry and connect with readers on an emotional level has turned Nikita Gill into an important literary voice. The acclaimed British writer has mixed up brilliant books such as The…

Iran sentences two LGBTQ rights activist to death for ‘spreading…

Iran has handed down capital punishment to two female gay rights activists for “promoting homosexuality” on social media. Zahra Sedighi Hamedani and Elham Chubdar were convicted of "spreading corruption on earth" - a charge the Hengaw Kurdish rights organisation said was often imposed on people deemed to have broken the…

Ex-minister Nusrat Ghani who claimed ‘Muslimness’ behind her sacking inducted…

Nusrat Ghani, the Muslim Conservative member of the parliament (MP) from Wealden who was allegedly sacked as transport minister in the past because of her faith, was on Wednesday (7) appointed as the minister of state at the department for business, energy and industrial strategy as the new government of…

Portraying Bond not a goal of my career: Idris Elba

Hollywood star Idris Elba, during a recent podcast session, talked about the speculations of him playing the iconic agent 007 James Bond. ‘I’m not gonna lie, every corner of the world I go and I’m talking about different cultures they always go: ‘Bond!,” Elba said. According to Deadline, recently, speculations…

Talented teen dies after sipping pina colada while holidaying in…

A talented British Indian student died after his allergic reaction to pina colada while holidaying in Spain, an inquest heard. Shiv Mistry, 18, who was due to join the University of Cambridge to study medicine, was with his friends in the Costa del Sol on July 8 when he sipped…

Veteran journalist slammed for racist ‘coconut cabinet’ jibe on Liz…

A veteran political commentator and former BBC journalist has apologised for a “unacceptable” racist remark on the diverse cabinet of new prime minister Liz Truss. Iain Macwhirter’s “coconut cabinet” jibe on the appointment of people of colour to the three great offices of the government, sparked outrage on social media…

Tom Hanks reveals ‘Forrest Gump 2’ had been a serious…

Hollywood star Tom Hanks has recently revealed that a sequel to his Oscar-winning movie 'Forrest Gump' had been a serious possibility but for only 40 minutes. According to Variety, Hanks made the revelation on the 'Happy Sad Confused' podcast. He said, "I will say that, with a long time in…

Hindu areas targeted by mob in Leicester: Reports

In a horrifying incident, gangs of youths — described by locals as Pakistani-origin Muslims — were seen vandalising and terrorising Hindus in the UK's Leicester City to take revenge for a few Indian fans allegedly chanting anti-Pakistan slogans following India’s victory over Pakistan in the Asia Cup cricket match on…

Naseem Shah will remember these sixes for rest of his…

Following his side's thrilling one-wicket win over Afghanistan in the ongoing Asia Cup 2022 in the Super Four phase, Pakistan all-rounder Shadab Khan said that the team was confident that bowlers could bat and Naseem Shah will remember those two sixes for rest of his career. Team India is out…

Bringing big Shirley Bassey hits back to the British stage

ACTRESS-WRITER YASMIN WILDE SHINES A LIGHT ON NEW COMEDY MUSICAL GLITTERBALL New play Glitterball is the latest offering from leading British theatre company Rifco. The cross-cultural comedy about a woman’s midlife crisis and her rollercoaster journey to find her voice combines live music, humour, and songs by legendary singer Shirley…

Zac Efron responds to plastic surgery rumours on his jaw…

Hollywood star Zac Efron has spoken up about speculations that he had plastic surgery on his jaw. Rumours of him going under the knife first emerged last April when he appeared in a clip promoting an Earth Day special with Bill Nye. Many alleged that the actor’s face looked noticeably…

Asia Cup 2022: Clashes erupt between fans of Afghanistan, Pakistan

Clashes were reported between the supporters of Afghanistan and Pakistan after the latter won the cricket match in the ongoing Asia Cup 2022 in Sharjah on Wednesday. According to Mohsin Dawar who is a Member National Assembly from North Waziristan in Pakistan Pakistan's decades-old "strategic depth policy" and "interventionist misadventures…

Biden administration reverses Trump’s decision, approves USD 450 million F-16…

The United States approved the sale of F-16 Case for Sustainment and related equipment for an estimated cost of USD 450 million to Pakistan, the Defence Security Cooperation Agency said on Wednesday. In the first major security assistance to Pakistan, the Biden administration reversed the decision taken by the previous…

Rosie Raja: Churchill’s Spy – Compelling adventure of young girl…

Acclaimed British author Sufiya Ahmed has shown comprehensively that she writes children’s books well. Her biggest strength is putting relatable protagonists into unique situations and getting those who have been largely invisible seen, with the excellent Ruby Ali’s Mission Break Up being a perfect example. She continues that trend, with…

Britain to set out $115 billion-plus plan to cut energy…

Britain's new leader Liz Truss will cap soaring consumer power bills on Thursday and promote new sources of energy in an expected 100 billion pound ($115 billion)-plus package designed to limit the economic shock caused by the war in Ukraine. With Britain facing a lengthy recession sparked by a near…

Rijula Das: Unveiling Kolkata’s underbelly

Rijula Das discusses her award-winning debut novel and literary influences New novel Small Deaths is a powerful debut from award-winning writer Rijula Das. The story follows a sex worker, dreaming of a better life, who is drawn into a nefarious web of prostitution, pimps, sex rings, cults, unimaginable secrets, and…

Will Brahmastra crack the Bollywood superhero code?

CURIOUS HISTORY OF A HIGH-FLYING MOVIE GENRE THAT FAILED TO TAKE OFF IN HINDI CINEMA The superhero genre may be the most profitable in the world right now, but Bollywood has mostly taken missteps over the years. That is why most can’t name any film beyond Mr India or Krrish…

Folk singer Amar Arshi accuses Badshah of taking entire credit…

The song Kaala Chashma from Sidharth Malhotra and Katrina Kaif’s 2016 film Baar Baar Dekho has turned out to be a global hit over the past few weeks as millions of Instagram reels have been made on it. People are grooving to the peppy beats of the song all over…

Actors Bhasker Patel and Jay Saighal speak about Partition-based play…

Newly premiered play Silence is a powerful stage adaptation of Kavita Puri’s acclaimed book Partition Voices: Untold British Stories. The theatre production based on testimonies and stories of people who lived through Partition marks 75 years of that brutal moment in history that divided India. The production is being staged…

Siddhant Chaturvedi reveals being nervous when he first shot with…

Bollywood star Siddhant Chaturvedi is gearing up for the release of the highly anticipated Phone Bhoot starring Katrina Kaif. Recently, the actor along with the rest of the star cast marked their presence on the couch of Koffee With Karan, Season 7. While everything about the trio was a catch,…

Will oppose if any Bollywood celebrity comments like Ranbir on…

Members of the Bajrang Dal, recently protested against Bollywood actors Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt during their visit to Ujjain's Mahakaleshwar Temple after the 'Rockstar' actor's controversial 'beef' statement. Bajrang Dal members stated that Ranbir and Alia will not be permitted to enter the premises of the temple, as Ranbir has…

Boy, 15, gets USB cable stuck in his genitalia –…

A 15-year-old boy from the UK reportedly required surgery after he got a USB cable stuck inside his penis. Media reports state that he was taken to the hospital by his mother after he was unable to remove the USB cable, and after experiencing blood in his urine. The boy…

Dedicated band offers a spiritual evening of devotional songs

LIVE PERFORMANCE ALWAYS AND FOREVER When: Saturday September 10 Where: Elliot Hall in Harrow Arts Centre, 171 Uxbridge Road, Middlesex HA5 4EA What: A charity concert tribute performance to legendary Bollywood singers Mohammad Rafi and Kishore Kumar, delivered by British music act KayKay and Co, in aid of Dementia UK.…

Style Notes with Neelam – Perfectly petite and stylish

Do you think you are petite? You fall within a petite body shape if you are 5’4” in height or under. You can be petite and any body shape, from an hourglass to a strawberry, along with being anything from slim to curvy and anywhere in between. I have worked…

Supplements for brain health ‘a huge waste of money’ and…

Experts warn that over-the-counter supplements that claim to boost a person's memory and cognitive function may be useless and probably even a waste of time and money. However, supplements marketed for brain health are reportedly becoming increasingly popular the world over, generating $3 billion in global sales back in 2016…

Finding support for Social Anxiety

Author Mita Mistry discusses her new self-help book Everyone experiences anxiety at some point in their life and that feeling of worry, fear or deep unease can be crippling. In some severe cases, it can lead to panic disorders, phobias and being unable to cope in social situations. Feeling socially…

Ricky Martin sues nephew who accused him of incest and…

Puerto Rican superstar Ricky Martin has taken legal action against his nephew who accused him of incest and harassment but later withdrew his claims. On Wednesday, the 50-year-old singer filed a lawsuit against his nephew, Dennis Sánchez Martin, 21, accusing him of extortion. In court documents, attorneys for Martin said…

Catherine Keener joins Joaquin Phoenix and Lady Gaga on the…

The makers of the much-awaited sequel to Todd Philips’ Oscar-nominated film Joker, which has been officially titled Joker: Folie a Deux, have added Get Out star Catherine Keener to the ensemble cast of the film in a mystery role. The musical sequel already features Joaquin Phoenix (Joker) and Lady Gaga…

Leonardo DiCaprio’s ex Kristen Zang hits out at ‘ageist’ headlines…

Actress-model Kristen Zang, who dated Leonardo DiCaprio from 1994 to 1999 when the actor was at the peak of his career, has slammed the media for its portrayal of his past relationships and meaningless ageist comments. The Hollywood star recently faced massive backlash for allegedly dumping his girlfriends after they…

Portraying Bond not a goal of my career: Idris Elba

Hollywood star Idris Elba, during a recent podcast session, talked about the speculations of him playing the iconic agent 007 James Bond. 'I'm not gonna lie, every corner of the world I go and I'm talking about different cultures they always go: 'Bond!," Elba said. According to Deadline, recently, speculations…

Bucks Sikh’s three challenges in memory of ‘three gems’ lost…

A Buckinghamshire man has completed the first of three gruelling challenges inspired by ‘three gems’ who died within 20 months of each other. Suki Sandhu, from Milton Keynes, took part in the London Duathlon on Sunday (4 September) in aid of the charity Brain Tumour Research, running 10km, cycling 44km…

Bestway Wholesale raises funds to help Pakistan

Bestway Wholesale, whose family roots are firmly embedded in Pakistan, has announced immediate fundraising support for the victims of the devastating floods that are continuing to batter communities - thought to be the worst natural disaster to hit the country in recent memory. Working with the Bestway Foundation, the Wholesale…

Nicolas Cage in advanced talks to return as Ghost Rider…

According to reports, Nicolas Cage is in talks to return as Ghost Rider in the much-anticipated multiverse epic Avengers Secret Wars. The character has appeared in two of his own movies with Cage playing the titular role. His version of the character first debuted in the 2007 film Ghost Rider,…

Iranian woman sentenced to death dies of heart attack after…

An Iranian woman was hanged despite dying before her execution was carried out, media reports said. Zahra Esmaili, who had been sentenced to death for killing her husband, suffered a fatal heart attack watching more than a dozen people hanged ahead of her. Yet, officials carried out the death sentence…

Minority ethnic workers are disproportionately paid below living wage in…

Minority ethnic workers are disproportionately paid the lowest wages in the UK, new research has revealed amid the deepening cost-of-living crisis. Some 33 per cent of Bangladeshi-origin workers are paid below the real living wage, followed by 29 per cent of people of Pakistani heritage and 25 per cent of…

15 Things to Do This Summer in Dubai

Are you dying for an exciting getaway this summer? If yes, then your search ends here because it doesn’t get any more exciting than in Dubai. This luxurious city is teeming with fun summer activities for you to indulge in. Plus you can dine at the finest restaurants and shop…

7 Useful Instagram Marketing Tactics

Instagram has become a visual-based platform, and growing on it requires full-proof marketing tactics. It is difficult for brands and creators to create the audience they need, which brings into existence - social media experts. However, affording an entire team is often impossible, but it is no excuse to stay…

Prime Video announces premiere date for Hush Hush, a dramatic…

Championing female-forward stories, Prime Video today announced the launch date of its ambitious series, Hush Hush, which features a cast and crew led by women. Produced by Vikram Malhotra-led Abundantia Entertainment, the series marks the digital debut of Juhi Chawla and Ayesha Jhulka and also stars Soha Ali Khan Pataudi,…

Angelina Jolie sues Brad Pitt for a jaw-dropping $250 million…

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie used to be one of the most loved couples once. But things changed dramatically after they decided to end their marriage. Their legal battle has grabbed the attention of the media all across the world. Now, their legal battle over the ownership of a French…

Sadiq Khan launches emergency energy advice service for Londoners; says…

London mayor Sadiq Khan on Wednesday (7) announced a new advice service -- Energy Advice London -- to support Londoners struggling to pay soaring energy bills due to the cost of living crisis. This comes as Londoners face the possibility of not being able to heat their homes or put…

Evington ward Councillor Deepak Bajaj joins the Conservatives

Crossing the political divide Councillor Deepak Bajaj said, "25 years of activism, public service, and 16 years as an elected member at Leicester City Council it is with deep regret I have decided to resign from the Labour Party." "I can no longer continue to be a member of the…

Anil Kapoor’s Nayak continues to excite us on its 21st…

The Jhakaas actor has been amazing us with all his versatile roles and we are certainly head over heels with all of them. Revisiting his heroic role in Nayak: The Real Hero and the thrill that the film gave us, we were able to witness a never-like-before political thriller. With…

Brazil fines Apple $2.4 mn, prohibits sale of iPhone without…

Apple has been barred from selling iPhones without a charger in Brazil and fined more than $2 million over the issue, the government said Tuesday, after accusing the US tech giant of "discriminatory practices." In an official notice, Brazilian authorities ordered "the immediate suspension of the distribution of iPhone brand…

Post violence in the wake of India-Pak cricket match, Leicester…

Police have stepped up patrols in East Leicester amid continued tensions following ugly scenes of the celebrations of India’s win over Pakistan in a cricket match late last month. Several reports of disturbance were made to the police who exercised dispersal and stop and search powers to prevent escalation of…

Scotland’s first ever period dignity officer role scrapped after appointment…

Local authorities in a Scottish region have discontinued a period dignity officer role within weeks of controversially appointing a man for the job.A group of colleges and local councils in Tayside had last month announced that Jason Grant had been hired to handle the distribution of free period products to…

Reports: Amber Heard got into an ugly fight with rumoured…

Is Amber Heard in yet another trouble? According to reports, the Aquaman star has been accused of domestic violence for the second time, almost three months after losing the high-profile defamation lawsuit against ex-husband Johnny Depp. She is facing domestic assault charges following accusations of a physical assault with her…

Kim Kardashian breaks the internet revealing her bare a*s and…

Kim Kardashian knows how to grab headlines. American socialite and entrepreneur has sent the internet into a total meltdown once again. The 41-year-old star has graced the latest cover for the September “American Dream” issue of Interview Magazine wearing a denim Bottega Veneta outfit with her naked butt sticking out…

Look what Rashmika Mandanna has to say about working with…

Rashmika is gearing up for the release of her Bollywood debut 'Goodbye'. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Neena Gupta and others. During the trailer launch of the film on Tuesday, the actor revealed the experience of working with Big B and Allu Arjun and also spilled beans about her first…

Nepal cricket team captain Sandeep Lamichhane faces rape accusations

Nepal Police have initiated an investigation against the captain of the national cricket team Sandeep Lamichhane in an alleged case of raping a minor. This comes after a 17-year-old girl filed a complaint at Gaushala Metropolitan Police Circle against Lamichhane claiming that she was raped twice. Police in a statement…

Darling of the UK right, Braverman gets govt’s toughest job

New UK interior minister Suella Braverman is admired by the right for her attacks on "woke" politics but her legal acumen will be put to the test when tackling one of the government's toughest jobs. Braverman, 42, was appointed attorney general a year ago, serving as the government's principal legal…

Chris Pine’s representative denies Harry Styles spitting rumours

Hollywood actor Chris Pine's representative has now dismissed all the claims, stating that actor Harry Styles spat on Pine during the world premiere of 'Don't Worry Darling'. "This is a ridiculous story -- a complete fabrication and the result of an odd online illusion that is clearly deceiving and allows…

Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt face protests at Ujjain Mahakaleshwar…

Bollywood actors Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt along with director Ayan Mukerji on Tuesday faced protests at the famous Mahakaleshwar Temple in Ujjain, for the 'Rockstar' actor's comment that he likes beef, in 2011. Ranbir, Alia, and director Ayan recently arrived in Ujjain to take the blessings of Lord Shiva…

Truss to meet cabinet, face MPs on first full day…

Britain's new prime minister Liz Truss convenes her senior ministers for an inaugural cabinet meeting on Wednesday on her first full day in office, before she faces a barrage of questions in parliament. Truss, who officially became leader Tuesday at an audience with the head of state Queen Elizabeth II…

Vedant Patel, first Indian-American to hold daily US State Department…

Vedant Patel, the Principal Deputy Spokesperson for the US Department of State, has scripted history by becoming the first Indian-American to hold the daily State Department press briefing, earning plaudits from senior White House officials for his "utmost professionalism" and "amazing debut". With State Department Spokesperson Ned Price on vacation,…

Liz Truss’s cabinet is Britain’s first without white man in…

The new British Prime Minister Liz Truss has selected a cabinet where for the first time a white man will not hold one of the country's four most important ministerial positions. Truss appointed Kwasi Kwarteng – whose parents came from Ghana in the 1960s – as Britain's first Black finance…

Gulf states warn Netflix over content that ‘contradicts’ Islam

Gulf countries Tuesday threatened Netflix with legal action for broadcasting content that "contradicts" Islam, and Saudi state media indicated that the offending material centred on shows depicting sexual minorities. A statement issued jointly by the Saudi media regulator and the six-member Gulf Cooperation Council, headquartered in the Saudi capital Riyadh,…

EXCLUSIVE: Embrace south Asian communities prime minister

SENIOR TORIES have urged the new prime minister, Liz Truss, to continue “engaging, consulting, and listening to” south Asian communities. They have told Eastern Eye that they are concerned the new PM will undo the progress made by her predecessors. “The problem with Liz is that she doesn’t listen,” said…

Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri to attend the 10th South Indian International…

Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri is unstoppable! The Indian film director has always managed to make it to the headline for every move he makes. The director has strong opinions and never shies away from putting forward his point. Now after all the accomplishments the filmmaker has achieved this year, Vivek Ranjan…

Elon Musk takes a swipe at Jeff Bezos for making…

The critic in Elon Musk has dissected Amazon Prime Video’s Lord Of The Rings: The Rings Of Power, reigniting his longstanding rivalry with Amazon founder and executive chairman Jeff Bezos. The first two episodes of The Rings Of Power debuted on September 2 on Prime Video, based on Middle-earth’s Second…

Who is Halima Aden? Former burkini supermodel poses for a…

History-making Muslim model Halima Aden was seen posing for a selfie with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry while attending the One Young World Summit in Manchester this evening. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex were present to deliver the keynote address at the event at Bridgewater Hall. The royal couple…

Twitter becomes a filthy war zone for Mahesh Babu and…

South superstars Mahesh Babu and Thalapathy Vijay’s fans have gone to war with each other on Twitter, over Babu’s blockbusters films Okkadu and Pokiri which were remade with Vijay in Tamil as Ghilli and Pokkiri. Just like the original films, the remakes also set the box office on fire and…

Human immune system gears up for action just by seeing…

A new study has revealed that humans start experiencing physiological changes before they get sick. According to an expert when people are surrounded by other sick people, they may be more prepared for illness as their immune system begins to gear up for potential infection. “In other words, our brains…

Inspired by KGF, a teen brutally murders 4 security guards…

Madhya Pradesh Police on Friday arrested a 19-year-old suspected to be involved in the murders of four security guards in their sleep, a senior police official said. Named Shivprasad Dhurve, the accused was reportedly inspired by the pan-India blockbuster KGF, starring Kannada superstar Yash. He apparently carried out the murders…

New law to make it easier for overseas nurses and…

The UK will soon introduce a new legislation to make it easier for overseas nurses and dentists to work in the country, The Guardian reported. The move is to increase overseas recruitment to tackle the NHS staffing crisis. According to health secretary Steve Barclay, the new rules will make it…

Teacher jailed in Ireland for refusing to use gender-neutral pronouns…

A teacher has been jailed in Ireland for contempt of court after he refused to use gender-neutral pronouns for a transgender student, according to a report. Enoch Burke was suspended by Wilson’s Hospital School in Co Westmeath for not calling the pupil 'they'. Later, Burke, an evangelical Christian, was jailed…

Foundation stone-laying ceremony of BAPS temple, called ‘architectural masterpiece’, held…

A historic foundation stone-laying ceremony of a new Hindu temple being constructed by BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha – an international socio-spiritual organisation affiliated to the UN -- was held in Bussy-Saint-Georges near Paris, France, on September 3 and 4. Yann Dubosc, mayor of Bussy-Saint-Georges; His Excellency (HE) Jawed Ashraf, ambassador of…

Thousands to join Diwali celebrations in Wembley Park on 1…

Thousands are expected to participate in Diwali celebrations to be held in Wembley Park on 1 October, a statement said. The free-to-attend family event will include a wide range of dance and musical performances from the Brent community, food options and a parade of lanterns designed and made by local…

Monkeypox infection may cause serious heart issues – Study

According to a recent case study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC: Case Reports), a week after the onset of monkeypox symptoms, a 31-year-old man with confirmed monkeypox infection reportedly developed acute myocarditis - an inflammation of the heart muscle typically caused by a viral…

Dwayne Johnson praises Brendan Fraser’s comeback movie; reveals The Mummy…

Black Adam star Dwayne Johnson has congratulated Brendan Fraser on the success of his recent film The Whale and past support in kicking off his career in Hollywood. For those not in the know, it was Fraser’s hit movie The Mummy Returns that helped launch Johnson's acting career two decades…

Liz Truss to freeze household energy bills for 18 months…

It's good news for millions of households in UK. The new British prime minister Liz Truss is planning to freeze household energy bills at the current level for 18 months, media reports said. Queen Elizabeth appointed Truss as new leader on Tuesday (6). She is tasked with steering the country…

WhatsApp bans 2.4 million Indian accounts in July

WhatsApp banned 2.39 million Indian accounts in July, the highest so far this year, the Meta-owned popular instant messaging app said last week in its monthly report. The Asian nation's stricter IT laws have made it necessary for large digital platforms to publish compliance reports every month. Draft rules circulated…

Celebs get vocal about embracing bodies of all shapes, sizes,…

Experts state that body image issues affect people of all ages, genders, and across all cultures. Though your body image may not be directly related to your actual appearance, it is how you perceive, think, and feel about your body. This can include the size of your body, the shape…

What to do now? The question for Rishi Sunak and…

Rishi Sunak never failed at anything before. At 42 years of age, the Winchester head boy who won glittering prizes at Oxford and Stanford, earning millions in finance before marrying into the billionaire classes, and who was Britain’s most popular Chancellor for half a century, has finally hit a professional…

Edinburgh Fringe faces ‘publicly licensed racism’ allegations over a play

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival has been urged to introduce new guidelines after Asians claimed they were subjected to 'publicly-licenced racism' during a show, according to reports. Campaign group, British East and South East Asians working in the Theatre and Screen industry (BEATS) demands new guidelines be introduced next year following…

Preet Kaur Gill MP urges to urgently increase flood aid…

Labour MP Preet Kaur Gill has urged the UK government to increase aid to Pakistan following unprecedented flooding which has left thousands dead. "It was a matter of huge concern that the government has only pledged £1.5m in financial assistance to Pakistan in response to the immediate humanitarian crisis. I…

MLB Spreads: How to Bet for the World Series Online?

The World Series is the championship of Major League Baseball (MLB), an organization that's home to U.S. professional baseball teams. This championship is an annual event that concludes the MLB regular season. As the oldest major professional sports league in the world, it's natural that its fan base has grown…

Watch: Tom Cruise performs death-defying stunt in viral BTS of…

Talk about action heroes and one of the first few names that crops in our head is Tom Cruise, who is known for performing some of the most awe-inspiring action sequences ever filmed in the history of cinema. The jaw-dropping action scenes in his Mission: Impossible film franchise shot him…

What we know about the mass stabbings in Canada

Police in western Canada say two men went on a stabbing rampage that was one of the deadliest acts of violence to hit the country. Here is a summary of what we know about the Sunday attacks: What happened?  The stabbing spree early Sunday at 13 separate locations in the…

Cyrus Mistry cremated in Mumbai, hundreds attend funeral

Former Tata Sons chairman Cyrus Mistry, who died in a car accident, was cremated in Mumbai on Tuesday. The last rites were performed in an electric crematorium at Worli in central Mumbai. Mistry, 54, who headed the salt-to-software conglomerate Tata Sons from 2012-16 before an unceremonious exit, and his friend…

Delhi cab driver arrested for masturbating in front of 23-year-old…

A cab driver was arrested for allegedly playing with himself in front of a UK-based woman and her friend while ferrying them to a hotel in south Delhi, police said on Sunday, adding the duo left the country after the incident. The accused, Maakhan Lal, a native of Lalganj district…