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    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...

    Lest We Forget

    Exploring the South Asian Contribution to the Great War Asian contributions to both world wars are not widely known about, despite the fact that India raised the world’s largest volunteer armies: 1.5 million in WWI and 2.5 million in WWII....

    Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

    from all at The Asian Today  MERRY CHRISTMAS & HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM ALL AT THE ASIAN TODAY

    Celebration of Lohri

    Lohri is celebrated today (Thursday 13 January) around the world to signify the end of winter and is one of the most joyful events on the Punjabi calendar. Lohri is a festival that is of great importance to farmers as...

    My Choice! My Right! My Life!

    It is no secret that the practice of forced marriage is prevalent within the South Asian community. Forced Marriage is defined as a union where one or both individuals involved, are coerced to consent to a marriage against their...

    Tariq Jahan Diaries: Part 1

    The State of Things We were motivated to go over to Lesvos to help with the refugee crisis that was taking place in Europe. We had seen pictures of refugees coming over to Greece and, what with Greece having its...

    Autism in the Asian Community

    Things Need to Change Pam Malhi talks about her personal experiences with autism in her family and why it is important for others, particularly in the Asian community, to accept the condition.   Autism is a journey that will truly change and...

    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...

    2007: A Year in Sport

    All the major stories that made The Asian TodayFrom Shoaib Akhtar’s disciplinary problems to the sudden death of Pakistan cricket coach Bob Woolmer. We bring you a rundown of all the major news stories that made the pages of...

    Marriage made on the Net

    SingleMuslim celebrates 10 years at the topSingleMuslim, one of the world’s leading online matrimonial agencies for the Muslim community has extra reasons to celebrate this Ramadan – it’s celebrating its ten year anniversary! That’s 10 years in which the company...