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...

A Five Year Journey

In August 2011 Britain was on television screens around the world when the country exploded into several days of rioting. Looting, fighting, arson, vandalism and even death occurred in a month of violence and disarray. The timeline is as follows: On...

Too Taboo? The Secret of Male Body Image

The world we live in today is one of social struggle. The feminist movement has put women’s issues at the forefront of society, with criticism befalling anti-woman laws, sexist stories and misogynistic images. Our world is one in which...

Right to Sex, No Right to Life

Honour. What does it really mean? Common definitions include ‘high respect,' ‘held in great esteem’ or ‘the knowledge of what is morally right’. Sexuality? What does it really mean? Common definitions include ‘the capacity for sexual feelings,' ‘a person’s sexual...

Bollywood Makes Inroads in Hollywood

Aishwaria Rai-Bachan was one of the first Bollywood stars to make a name for herself in Hollywood, playing the lead actress in films such as Bride and Prejudice and Provoked. But after a series of flops including Mistress of...