Thursday, May 25, 2017

SHAKTI

Raising Awareness Around Alzheimers Mental Illness….”Yes that’s right”, I said the “M” word. We are going to talk mental illness. 10 years ago, I first started noticing changes in my Beautiful mum – Savita. I noticed she was...

Social Media

Controlled - Altered - DistractedSuri Singh, born and raised Londoner and media head who once lived the dream in Bollywood. One time Associate Editor of a National lifestyle magazine, giving you his perspective on all things relevant. ...

Boy meets Girl – The ‘Halal’ Way

Exploring Kamran A Beg’s ‘The 3-Dialogue Rule’Three years ago a Manchester man began writing a book in the hope that it would help British Muslims find the partners of their dreams. Fast-forward to today and author Kamran A Beg...

Drug and Alcohol abuse project overcomes cultural obstacles

Vic Motune reports on the successes of the Reaching Out projectCULTURAL issues can stand in the way of families getting the help they need for drug and alcohol problems. Vic Motune reports on the Reaching Out project’s success in...

No Smoke without Fire

It’s time to defog the facts about shisha. With the ever rising popularity of shisha amongst the Asian youth, it seems one can’t turn a corner without running into a new Hookah haunt. With swanky shisha bars and lounges...

Marriage made on the Net

SingleMuslim celebrates 10 years at the topSingleMuslim, one of the world’s leading online matrimonial agencies for the Muslim community has extra reasons to celebrate this Ramadan – it’s celebrating its ten year anniversary! That’s 10 years in which the company...

Pakistani Frustrations

Hopes and fears post Benazir BhuttoTHE COUNTRY of Pakistan has commenced a new year in a terrible political state of turmoil after the death of Benazir Bhutto. Is this death symbolic of the beginning of democracy or the end of...

Is Mother’s Day Necessary?

An Alternative CelebrationMothers Day is just around the corner, a day to honour the women who gave us life and to make them feel special. Time to crank out our credit cards and wallets to purchase the flowers, chocolates,...

To Vote or not to Vote? An Islamic Perspective

Sheikh Abu Eesa Niamatullah - Why your vote matters at the 2010 General ElectionPARTICIPATING in the British electoral system has frequently been a bone of contention amongst many within the Muslim community. Whilst many mosques actively promote voting and consider...

‘Self-harm saved me from suicide’

Surviving Self-Harm - Satveer's storyTHREE years ago Satveer found herself staring down at her arm. What she saw shocked her. More than 50 stitches were embedded in her arm - the result of self harming for a week. Satveer...