Thursday, April 27, 2017

The River Ganges: Pure, Polluted And Now Protected

The River Ganges is perhaps the most revered spiritual spot for Hindus in India. Over 2500km long, the river flows through numerous mountains, valleys, cities and villages and is believed to have purifying properties, including wiping away dirt and...

Any Devices Larger than Phones to be Banned on Middle East-US flights

The US will be barring passengers from eight largely Muslim countries from having any device larger than a phone in their carry-on. Nine airlines from a number of Middle Eastern and North African countries were given 96 hours to implement...

Inspiration for all ages at Neasden Mandir’s 8th annual International Women’s Day

Over 1,300 women came together at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Neasden, London (popularly known as the Neasden Temple), to celebrate its eighth annual International Women’s Day on Saturday 11 March. The event, themed ‘Celebrating Women: Inspiring Generations’, was...

Celebrating International Women’s Day- to Party or Protest

March 8th commemorated International Women’s Day, a day in which women everywhere were celebrated for their political, social, economic and cultural achievements, contributions and ongoing progress. There have been thousands upon thousands of rallies, festivals, exhibitions, conferences and gatherings all...

Scholars, artists, musicians and athletes set to be honoured at 35th Maharana Mewar Foundation...

An Indian awards ceremony that in previous years has honored leading British cultural icons including Oscar-winning film director Richard Attenborough and Nobel Prize-winning novelist Sir V S Naipaul is to be held in the Rajasthan city of Udaipur next...

New book showcases Udaipur as ‘a Jewel in India’s Heritage Crown’

Udaipur’s position as one of India’s premier heritage and cultural destinations is being showcased in a new book. 'Living Heritage of Mewar: Architecture of the City Palace, Udaipur' is out now after being launched at the Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai...

A British Indian’s Perspective: Are Hindus Offending The Cows In Their Treatment Of Dalits?

By Miss Sangita Kansal As an Indian British who has lived  in England all my life, I cannot comprehend the deeply ingrained prejudice against the Dalits (downtrodden, oppressed) in India, it seems as it if has soaked into the DNA...

Quebec Mosque Attacked; 6 Killed, 8 injured

Six people are dead and eight seriously injured after two men carried out shooting in a Mosque in Quebec. The shooting take place on Sunday, at around 7.30pm, at the Islamic Cultural Centre where fifty people were gathered for...

Delving into Dirk Gently with Arvind David

We get the pleasure of exclusively speaking to Arvind Ethan David, Executive Producer of the new hit series ‘Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency’, about the show and how he paved his way into television. What made you want be involved...

Kaabil:How Hrithik Roshan became Rohan

It’s well known that the business of cinema requires an actor to look his best on screen. And when you have been rated as one of the best looking guys in the world, it’s a given that you would...