Brum Councillor hits out at Home Secretary

A BIRMINGHAM Councillor has accused the Labour government of targeting “all” Muslims after the Home Secretary appealed for parents to watch their children in the fight against Islamic extremism. Tariq Khan (pictured right) , Liberal Democrat councilor for the...

Preity Zinta comes to London

Star promotes new filmBollywood superstar Preity Zinta was the star attraction in London as she promoted her soon to be released film ‘Jaan-e-Mann’. The beauty appeared before press at London’s swanky Bentley Hotel alongside film’s producer Sajid Nadiadwala. The film, which...

The budding Football Coach

Prathiv’s passion for footballFor 17-year-old Leicester lad Prathiv Kholia, football is his life. While you’ll see many other local lads playing the game in their nearest playing field, Prathiv is taking his love of the game to another stage....

Pratibha’s ‘Heavenly Delight’

New flick to get tastebuds sizzlingDirecting your first feature film may be a hard act to deal with. Waiting for the reviews and anticipating audience reaction may just be even harder. But for debut feature film director Pratibha Parmar,...

Arson death linked to relationship

A SIX-YEAR-OLD girl who was killed after an arson attack on her home was the innocent victim of an attempt to scare her brother into ending his relationship with a girl, a court has heard. Alisha Begum, (pictured right) died...

Smethwick Murder victim named

DETECTIVES in Birmingham have launched a murder inquiry after a 19-year-old lost his fight for life after being savagely attacked by 15 youths. Gurdeep Singh Mann (pictured right) was rushed to Birmingham City Hospital after he was battered by...

Brothers convicted in Restaurant card scam

Two Leicester brothers who stole more than £18,000 from customers at the restaurant they worked to fund a lavish lifestyle have been convicted. Abdul Salam, (22) and his brother Abdul Munim, (29) both of Queens Road in Loughborough worked...

Planning your Wedding

Tips on how to plan your big dayAsian weddings are big, both in terms of the cost and the number of guests attending. The average of an English wedding is £18,000 while the average cost of an Asian wedding...

Heard the joke about the Doctor?

Paul Sinha talks to The Asian TodayWhat do you get when you mix a gay doctor, with a comedian? Ummm, that would be the very intelligent (doctor) and extremely funny (comedian) Paul Sinha! The Brum GP has created a...

Entrepreneur sets sights on award

A BIRMINGHAM businessman who has been denied the opportunity to appear on the hit BBC show Dragons Den will do battle later this month in the regions Best Business Innovation Award. Entrepreneurial wizard Rasib Khan (pictured right with his game)...

British Muslims urge Pope to retract comment

British Muslims have urged Pope Benedict to retract “anti-Islamic” remarks he made at a German university. The Muslim Council of Britain led nationwide calls for the Vatican to issue an apology after the Pope (pictured right) quoted a 14th Century...

Life sentence for murder husband

A MAN who planned and murdered his wife on the campus of a leading Midlands university has been jailed for life. Anurag Johri bludgeoned his wife Deepti Anurag (pictured right) to death with a baseball bat in November last year at...