Premiership Here We Come!

The Mela Cup –A Breakthrough for Asian footballersFootball - it’s the beautiful game, loved by almost all. Yet participation at a professional level for budding British Asian’s has remained limited over the last decade. It’s been a good few...

The Benefits of high quality Childcare

By Dr Raj PersaudThe day your child starts nursery, or steps through the child minder’s door, is a milestone not only for your child, but also for you as a parent, and increasingly families are confronting this. For both...

Blair & the British Asian

Guest Columnist Tasnim Sheikh offers his viewsAt the end of the Blair era and the commencement of the Brown premiership, Tasnim Sheikh explores the headline achievements of the past and the challenges that lie ahead for the future.   Much was...

Mohammed Ali: Art Imitating Life Post 9/11

From Birmingham to the Bronx Graffiti – art or crime? While the debate over graffiti as the contemporary man’s Picasso or Da Vinci rages, in Birmingham one man is laying his own claim to the suburban art craze. Mohammed Ali,...

Shilpa BB Queen!

But Bollywood babe urges UK to forgive race trioBOLLYWOOD BABE and new Big Brother queen Shilpa Shetty sensationally urged the UK to forgive race trio Jade Goody, Jo O'Meara and Danielle Lloyd saying they were "human beings" who made...

Getting back into shape – The Asian Way!

Indian fitness craze hits BritainIF YOU thought the art of Bhangra was just a bit of fun then think again - it's actually a great way to lose weight and boost fitness. A new DVD has mastered the art...

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...

Crowning glory for ‘Miss Pakistan’ beauty pageants

How one woman is breaking down cultural barriersWhen Mariyah Moten represented Pakistan at the ‘Miss Bikini of the Universe 2006’ in China in August this year it was seen as a step forward for a predominantly hard-line country. While...

Down Memory Lane

Indian ‘first’ returns to educationA woman who attended the University of Leicester nearly 50 years ago - becoming the first Indian woman to attend the University- has retraced her steps. A highlight of Usha Bowry’s time at the University...

12 Months On

Remembering the Pakistan EarthquakeFor Abdul Hameed, the scars of last October’s devastating earthquake in Pakistan which claimed more than 73,000 lives have yet to be healed. Like many others, he was one of many who rushed to the devastated...