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...

Muslim woman wins case against Mosque

A Muslim secretary who was accused of fraud, black magic and bullying by one of Britain’s leading Mosques has been awarded £34,000 at an employment tribunal. Nahid Mahmoud was forced to endure an 18-month campaign at the Islamic Cultural centre...

Kickboxers meet in ‘Battle of Birmingham’

Golden Qasim goes for golden belt TWO of Birmingham’s most respected young kickboxers will meet head to head later this month when they do battle for the Golden Belt Championship in Liverpool. Qasim Nisar and Rajesh Salan, two of Birmingham’s brightest...

MCB Chief slams the Sunday Telegraph

A LEADING Muslim figure has slammed the Sunday Telegraph newspaper for “misrepresenting” his words in an interview published on the front page of the paper. Dr Muhammad Abdul Bari (pictured right), Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain said...

CCTV still releases in Boots theft

DETECTIVES in Leicester have released CCTV images of two suspects they wish to identify in connection with a theft from Boots in Uppingham. The incident happened at 5.25pm on Saturday April 29 when the thieves entered the store on High Street...

Rustling up ‘Halal Harry’

Russell Razzaque on his new film The annual Bite the Mango Film Festival has in the past showcased the best in British-Asian film talent. ‘East is East’ and ‘Bend it like Beckham’ have all progressed to bigger and better...

Knife breakthrough in PC murder

Detectives investigating the murder of special constable four months ago have revealed they have found the murder weapon. 29-year-old Nisha Patel-Nasri was fatally stabbed outside her Wembley home after investigating a disturbance. She is believed to have taken a John Lewis...

Blind driver given suspended sentence

A blind man who drove his car on the wrong side of the road has been given a suspended jail sentence. 31-year-old Omed Aziz was convicted of dangerous driving after police spotted his car on the wrong side of the...

Mahmood stars as England claim draw

Bolton ace looks to Ashes nodSajid Mahmood almost certainly booked his place on the Ashes tour after a fine display saw England tie the one-day series against Pakistan with a three-wicket victory. The fast bowler took two wickets, including that...