Monday, May 29, 2017

New $1.8bn Coal Plant a “Serious Threat” to Bangladeshi World Heritage Site

The UN is urging Bangladesh to halt plans to go ahead with a massive coal-fired power plant near an ecologically sensitive mangrove forest. Mangrove forests are integral for ecosystems and the many species living within them. They also helped protect...

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...

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...

USA GETS TRUMPED

After a cataclysmic campaign that saw FBI investigations, sexual assault claims, smears and vitriol galore and a media frenzy focused on two insanely polarising characters, America has finally decided on its new 45th President: Donald Trump. The world watched on...

Deepika Padukone Crowned Sexiest Asian Woman in the World

Actress Deepika Padukone has added to her rapidly growing list of achievements by being crowned the SEXIEST ASIAN WOMAN IN THE WORLD for the first time. The award-winning movie star dethroned Bollywood rival Priyanka Chopra, who has won the...

Grand Gay Indian Wedding

Despite the taboo of being gay in traditional Indian families and homosexuality being illegal in India, Rishi Agarwal and Daniel Langdon tied the knot in a very traditional ceremony. Mr Agarwal was brought up in a very traditional Hindu household...

Women work 39 more days on average than men, study shows

According to data from the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap, women work 50 more minutes a day than men on average and 39 more days a year. The WEF adds that the current economic gap is the largest it’s...

British Pakistani Campaigners Appointed European Conservatives Advisors

Birmingham born Saqib Bhatti and Aftab Chughtai MBE, have been appointed Senior Policy advisers to the Alliance of Conservatives and Reformists in Europe, ACRE. This has been an effort to reach out and communicate with the Muslim communities and...

New Audi Q2

The new Audi Q2 is the German brands first ever compact SUV. The new sleek model is raring to capitalize on the growing desire for SUVs. It has features from the previous editions of Audi, including the overall look from...

Zayn Malik Leads British Asian Stars in Support for ‘Give A Girl A Future’...

Wednesday 12th October, London British pop star Zayn Malik has joined a host of leading Asian celebrities in supporting the British Asian Trust’s first public appeal, ‘Give a Girl a Future’. The British Asian Trust, one of the Prince of Wales’ charities, has launched the appeal...