Earthquake Strikes Indian Subcontinent

7.5 magnitude earthquake felt in Afghanistan, Pakistan and India A powerful earthquake has struck northern Afghanistan, with tremors rippling through Pakistan and northern India. The 7.5 magnitude earthquake was centred in the mountainous Hindu Kush region, according to reports by the...

Hajj Stampede

Foreign Office Searching British Nationals The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has said it is urgently seeking information on whether any British nationals were caught up in the fatal stampede that killed over 700 people during the annual Hajj...

UK Modi Popularity Soars

Huge Community Support For State Visit Over 400 community organisations have today been confirmed as Welcomes Partners for the grand reception being planned for Prime Minister Modi at Wembley Stadium, London on 13 November. The Europe India Forum (EIF) published...

Bapu Surat Singh Son-in-Law Murdered

US Police Identify No Suspects The Sikh community across the world have expressed their shock and sadness at the murder of Satwinder Singh Bhola, (52) the son-in-law of human rights activist, Bapu Surat Singh.   Khalsa, an 83-year-old Sikh from...

Heatwave Leaves 700 Dead

Extreme Weather Continues in Karachi A heatwave in Pakistan's Sindh province has left over 700 people dead. According to health officials, the majority of deaths have taken place in Karachi, the province's largest city, where temperatures have reached as high...

Shafqat Hussain Execution Halted

Pakistan Court Postpones for Fourth Time A Pakistani man who was due to be hanged on charges of manslaughter has had his execution postponed for a fourth time.   Shafqat Hussain, who had been found guilty of kidnapping and killing...

Charities Come Together for Nepal

International Organisations Help in Earthquake-Hit Country Nine Sikh Ethos Charities from both the UK and USA have joined forces in their response to the devastating Earthquake in Nepal   For the first time, nine charities from both the UK and USA,...

ISIS Claim Attack on American Centre

Group Warn of More Attacks to Come Islamic State (IS) has said that it was responsible for the attack on a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in the US state of Texas.   During a broadcast on the IS's al-Bayan Radio news...

Nepal Earthquake

£5m Rescue and Relief Aid Boost   The UK’s rescue and relief efforts in Nepal will be boosted with trauma medics, heavy lifting equipment to move aid supplies at Kathmandu airport, and humanitarian experts to help coordinate the international response,...

Nepal Earthquake

Death toll nears 4,000 The 7.8-magnitude quake, the worst to strike the country in over 80 years, led to 6,500 people being injured as well as leading to the death of dozens of people in neighbouring China and India.   Nepal's...