Sunday, April 23, 2017

The Woman that is You

What does International Women's Day mean to you? On a chilly Sunday morning, my alarm goes off much earlier than it should do. The self-inflicted hangover post the wedding of the year, that of my best friend, has decided to...

Tariq Jahan Diaries: Part 1

The State of Things We were motivated to go over to Lesvos to help with the refugee crisis that was taking place in Europe. We had seen pictures of refugees coming over to Greece and, what with Greece having its...

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...

Cameron ‘Doesn’t Understand Muslim Women’

"The real question I would ask the prime minister is this: how comfortable is he with accepting the genuine choices of women, educated and literate, when they don’t fit with his world view?” Prime Minister Comes Under Fire From...

Sports: So Who Is Yan Dhanda?

Liverpool midfielder Yan Dhanda has made history, having signed his professional contract with the club. The England youth international signed his contract alongside Liverpool academy director Alex Inglethorpe, becoming only the second British Asian to have joined a professional club,...

Resolutions 2016

We’ve reached that time again; the fun and festivities are over and everybody’s looking to the New Year. The trials and tribulations of the past year are shed and intentions are renewed for the brighter better year ahead. Whether...

Birmingham Boys Bring It Home

As 2015 drew to a close, with remnants of Christmas cheer still lingering in the air for some, there remained some surprises still under wraps for a fated few. On the penultimate day of December, the New Year’s Honours List...

Sam Sagoo – A Tribute

Saminder (Sam) Sagoo, one of the most popular Asian radio presenters in UK sadly passed away on Saturday, the 5th of December.  The funeral was on Wednesday, the 16th of December.  Apart from the family and friends, Sam Sagoo...

Diwali – The Moonpig Way

Diversity, Strategy and Inspiration BY AMRIT MATHARU   Moonpig do Diwali cards?! Yes, that’s right. Greetings card retailer Moonpig now sell cards for a more diverse clientele during the festive season and I’m not just talking about Christmas round the corner!...

World Stroke Day

Celebrities Urge Communities to Act FAST Public Health England and the Stroke Association are urging South Asians to Act FAST if they spot signs of stroke with the aim of saving lives and improving outcomes for survivors. A person loses...