Sunday, June 25, 2017

The Favoured, The Fallen and the Future

As we wave goodbye to 2016, it is time to reflect on everything the year gave us; from the wonderful to the wacky. We lost many icons in 2016, from actors to musicians to activists and there were many...

The Fast and The Furious – Karva Chauth

It’s always a pleasant rarity to see my mum and pops actually sit for a meal together at home. After 40 years of marriage in the UK, along with their individual work commitments, the traditional Indian ritual of “I...

Dear Bollywood, Please Stay out of Politics

A feature by Huffington Post Blogger Khadija Ahmed Emotions run seventy years deep in the hearts of Indians and Pakistanis, so much so that the anguish has now spilt into the film industry. The killing in Kashmir of 17 Indian soldiers...

GENERATION M

HIFZHA SHAHEEN They are part of a new trend – creative, dynamic and influential. Digitally defining and forever pushing the boundaries of stereotypes, British Muslim millennials are embracing their individual identities. Using social media as their abode, they have been...

Middle-aged? 5 Myths about your fitness.

I am fortunate to encounter people of all ages with a common goal of improving their quality of life by becoming fitter. For many middle-aged people there are many misconceptions about health and fitness that I'd like to address...

The Silent Cry

I’m not a parent. I cannot begin to comprehend the pain felt by the parents of Asad Khan at the loss of their 11 year old son. I cannot fathom what drove a young boy, with a bright future,...

Birmingham Sikhs and Nirmal Sindhu Tackle Growing Punjabi Drugs Epidemic

Nirmal Sindu’s latest musical venture in conjunction with Sikh Youth Birmingham centres around one of the biggest issues that modern India is facing: drugs. Punjab in particular has been blighted by large scale drug abuse, with a study back in...

5 Questions You Should Ask On A First Date

Since Being Single is an Asian Dating site dedicated to supporting British Asians to find love. Part of this support involves providing practical tools and advice to make dating easier. The founder and CEO, Kamey, put together a list...

Draupadi Disrobed

Last week Hindus across the globe celebrated Jamnashtami, the birth of Lord Krishna, who was also known as Draupadi’s protector. In one of the most distinct moments in the epic Hindu mythological story, Mahabharat, it was Lord Krishna who...

The Half Sikh Woman

“Racism in the UK is so much more obvious than it is in the USA.” This was my Californian friend's answer when asked her about her opinion on her visit to the UK. Of course the Londoner in me...