IBS: The Unopen Secret

For those who suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or IBS, which is an estimated 10-15% of the global population, it's an uphill battle often marred by uncertainty, stress and pain. In the  UK, approximately nine million people suffer from...

Closeted Karan Refuses to Come Out

Karan Johar, arguably the most successful Bollywood director of all time, has India in uproar yet again- but this time over his new autobiography. Karan, who has directed such classics as Kuch Kuch Hota Hai to contemporary trailblazers Ae Dil...

British Muslim Charity Making a Difference in the Lives of the Elderly

Volunteers from Wakefield based charity, Penny Appeal, have been responding to the growing number of older people who experience loneliness by organising social visits and musical entertainment for local residents. Their latest visit was to the Well Springs Nursing Home...

Saira Shakira’s Bridal Trends for #SS17 : by SARA K

I do find the fashion is not quite fitting to the modern British South Asian women wanting pre-season elegant fashion from the trendsetters in South Asia. Also, friends, family and guests are usually ignored when it comes to fashion inspiration...

Cysters Cervical Health Awareness Month:

Happy New Year Cysters! We hope you have had a nice break over Christmas and a beautiful start to the New Year. This month is Cervical Health Awareness month. So, ladies, do YOU know where your cervix is? Surprisingly only 1...

The Healing Power of Colour: Mita Mistry

“Rainbows apologise for angry skies.” ― Sylvia Voirol Colour is diverse in everyday life, it guides us from showing when fruit is ripe and ready to eat to red lights in our environment indicating danger.  Colour has symbolic significance in...

Anthony Joshua Receives Anti-Muslim Hate

The renowned British Boxer has been at the receiving end of racial abuse, after being snapped praying in a mosque. The world heavyweight champion was visiting Dubai prior to his mega fight with Wladimir Klitschko. The cause of the abuse...

New Year, New Me: Getting Fit with Dal Dhaliwal

New Year Resolutions It’s that time of year again where many of us resolve to better ourselves in some way. Some of the top new year resolutions are weight loss or to embark on a new health and fitness journey....

Amir Khan Caught Boxer-less Online

 It seems to be one problem after the next with the Khan’s following a very public spat between wife Faryaal Makhdoom and his parents, which dragged both Amir khan and his family into the limelight.  Adding to the tensions that...

Traditions: A Pocket Guide to A Sikh Punjabi Wedding

As a British Asian working mother and business entrepreneur Gurj Bancil is passionate about her culture.  Few years back Gurj realised customs and traditions have always been an important part of every religion and culture. Born and raised in...