I was labelled a ‘bechara’ but it gave me the kick I needed

Ranjit has been living with his visual impairment for the last 20 years, but when he developed his condition he was only 35. How did this British born Asian adapt to life his new life and tackle the stigma...

BALANCE FOR BETTER – INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

10 Inspirational British Asian Women March 8th marks the annual International Women’s Day. The internationally recognised campaign celebrates and acknowledges the achievement of women. This year's theme is #BalanceForBetter, the campaign theme provides a unified direction to guide and galvanize...

Lohri – The Festival Of New Beginnings

A winter Punjabi folk festival, Lohri is the celebration of the arrival of longer days and is celebrated every year on 13 January. Lohri is celebrated with a bonfire. The lighting of bonfire during this winter festival is an ancient...

ONE DAY IN HARAM

International Humanitarian charity, Penny Appeal, are announcing a film tour, starting with the London showing of One Day in the Haram on September 7th. A documentary by critically acclaimed British Muslim filmmaker, writer, producer and director, Abrar Hussain, the...

RDF’s Shop Well For Less? To return to BBC One 

RDF West has been commissioned to make a third 4x60’ series of Shop Well For Less? for BBC One following the success of the last series. The new series will be made out of RDF’s Bristol offices and will be Exec Produced by...

Pakistan Independence Day

Pakistan Independence Day, which is annually held on August 14th, celebrated the country’s independence from the British rule on that date in 1947. This day is an occasion to promote patriotism and national unity. Independence Day is a public holiday....

Chinese New Year 2019

Chinese New Year is all to do with Chinese Zodiac sign and originally had something to do with the worship of animals. This zodiac system has existed in Chinese culture since the Qin dynasty, more than 2,000 years ago. Over...

Survey suggests – British Asians are more socially conservative than rest of UK

A ComRes survey for the Asian Network suggests British Asians are more socially conservative - and more optimistic - than the broader UK population. The survey found that less than half of respondents - 43% - thought same-sex relationships...

Swipe Right And Meet Other British Asians On Desee

Desee Dating App aspires to bring together South Asians living around the world to connect and meet with like-minded people that share a common yet diverse cultural and traditional background. Never before have our lives been so dependent on technology...

Food enthusiasts share their family favourites with Asda this Ramadan

With a few weeks to the onset of Ramadan, people start looking for inspiration for their Iftars and want meal ideas their families can enjoy and bond over. Ramadan is observed across the globe and many flavours can be...