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The Festivity of Eid Begins…

Celebrities Look Back on Fasting Month After 30 days of fasting, millions of Muslims around the world will be celebrating Eid ul-Fitr to mark the end of Ramadan, the holy month. From planning the family’s Eid menu to shopping for...

The Ongoing Issue of Female Infanticide

By Husna Anjum With the recent case of a 7 year old girl buried alive in Uttar Pradesh, female infanticide is seen to be an ongoing problem in South Asia. Occurring in August, the girl was strangled before being buried...

Middle-aged? 5 Myths about your fitness.

I am fortunate to encounter people of all ages with a common goal of improving their quality of life by becoming fitter. For many middle-aged people there are many misconceptions about health and fitness that I'd like to address...

Bangladesh: A Story of Instability

We look at important dates that have shaped the country so farIn its 44 year history, Bangladesh has achieved many achievements. However, political unrest and divided loyalties have taken its toll on what has now become a fighting battle....

Is ‘authentic’ leadership for real?

If you are into leadership development you will be familiar with the phrase 'authentic leadership'. Essentially this is leading whilst accepting your shortcomings and striving to improve, whilst at the same time being true to the real you.  Wikipedia...

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...

Designing for Bollywood

Anuradha Vakil on creating the look for SaawariyaANURADHA Vakil is one of India’s most unlikely designers. Armed with a Masters’ in Business Administration from Michigan, in the U.S., she initially worked for a large corporation. She left that world...

Sports: So Who Is Yan Dhanda?

Liverpool midfielder Yan Dhanda has made history, having signed his professional contract with the club. The England youth international signed his contract alongside Liverpool academy director Alex Inglethorpe, becoming only the second British Asian to have joined a professional club,...

Displaced Pakistanis speak out

Mustafa Qadri speaks to those who have nothing to return toPAKISTAN is in the middle of its largest operation against the Taliban in the troubled Swat Valley and adjacent areas. Although a small first wave of refugees has begun to...