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...

The Favoured, The Fallen and the Future

As we wave goodbye to 2016, it is time to reflect on everything the year gave us; from the wonderful to the wacky. We lost many icons in 2016, from actors to musicians to activists and there were many...

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...

Carnage as Pregnant Dancer Shot Dead on Stage at Wedding

A young, pregnant dancer has been killed at a wedding in Bathinda in the Punjab state in Northern India for allegedly refusing to dance with a wedding guest. Kulvinder Kaur was working as a dancer at the wedding of...

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...

HSBC Move Head Office to Birmingham

 A new head office for HSBC will soon be opening up in Birmingham. Spiking a lot of interest, existing staff from around the world are now considering the move following HSBC’s relocation from the countries capital.  Chief Executive of HSBC...

JK Rowling Sends ‘Harry Potter’ Books to Young Syrian Girl In Aleppo

JK Rowling gives fans yet another reason to adore her, once again connected to her top selling Harry Potter books. Rowling saw some tweets online from 7 year old Bana Alabed, who told her that she would like to...

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...

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...

Dubai Opens World’s First Bollywood Theme Park

It might sound strange, but Dubai has just opened the doors for the world’s first Bollywood theme park. Featuring movie themed rides, attractions and games, the theme park promises to impress both the B-town obsessed and otherwise. The park spans...