Zee TV Gives Back

Why there is more to Zee TV than the latest Bollywood blockbusterAS ONE of the leading entertainment channels for the world’s burgeoning South Asian population, you’d be forgiven for thinking there was nothing more to Zee TV than the...

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Raising Awareness Around Alzheimers Mental Illness….”Yes that’s right”, I said the “M” word. We are going to talk mental illness. 10 years ago, I first started noticing changes in my Beautiful mum – Savita. I noticed she was...

Every Muslim Should Have One… An Islamic Will

Have you written yours? If your answer is ‘No’ then this article is a must readYOU may be wondering what all the fuss is about, but did you know that preparing a Will has been clearly encouraged in the...

Girl Rising: Pakistan’s Push for Girls’ Education

The Asian Today spoke to writer and activist Bina Shah The issue of girls’ education is a meticulously sensitive one. With traditional speculation combined with misguided misconceptions, statistics for girls’ education have started to decline in the Indian subcontinent. Statistically...

Bangladesh: A Story of Independence

In its 43 Year History Bangladesh Has Garnered Many Achievements In its 43 year history Bangladesh has garnered many achievements. However, political unrest and divided loyalties have taken its toll on what has now become a fighting battle. We look...

The ‘Pregnancy Helpers’ hitting Birmingham

Sandeep and Sameena reach out to Asian womenSAMEENA Kauser beams with pride as she says "I'm helping women to help themselves to a healthier pregnancy.” Sameena, 30, from Sparkhill, is one of 28 pregnancy outreach workers employed by Gateway Family...

Bollywood 2009

Manish Gajjar previews the year ahead2008 has been a dreadful year for Bollywood seeing no significant box office gains except for the historic epic Jodhaa Akbar, Abbas-Mustaan’s suspense thriller, Race and comedy Singh Is Kinng reaching the 1 million...

The Half Sikh Woman

“Racism in the UK is so much more obvious than it is in the USA.” This was my Californian friend's answer when asked her about her opinion on her visit to the UK. Of course the Londoner in me...

Just Say No

How British Sikhs are Fighting the EDL Recruitment Drive WHEN the English Defence League burst onto the scene in the autumn of 2009 at a violence-fuelled demonstration in Birmingham it was clear their agenda was purely directed at the British...