What Does a Hindu Wedding Ceremony Look Like?

Hindu weddings are known for their boisterous and extravagant nature and are a celebration of the joining of two people as one. The details of a Hindu wedding can vary, sometimes vastly, from culture to culture but there are...

Eid-ul-Adha

10 Things You Should Know About The Religious Holiday1. What is Eid-ul-Adha? The Muslim calendar holds two Eid festivals. The first, Eid al-Fitr, lasts several days and marks the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting. The second, known as...

A Place Called Home

Worrying Decline of Ethnic Minority Adopters and the Impact on Children As the New Year beckons, children all over the United Kingdom are still looking for a home. The 3rd of November marks the start of National Adoption Week, and...

Right to Sex, No Right to Life

Honour. What does it really mean? Common definitions include ‘high respect,' ‘held in great esteem’ or ‘the knowledge of what is morally right’. Sexuality? What does it really mean? Common definitions include ‘the capacity for sexual feelings,' ‘a person’s sexual...

Sam Sagoo – A Tribute

Saminder (Sam) Sagoo, one of the most popular Asian radio presenters in UK sadly passed away on Saturday, the 5th of December.  The funeral was on Wednesday, the 16th of December.  Apart from the family and friends, Sam Sagoo...

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,...

The Asian Today Achievement Awards Winners Announced

Each year we look at individuals and organisations that have made a significant impact during the year in the categories that we have chosen. This year it was so much harder to select the winners as there was so many...

The Demise of the Traditional Arranged Marriage?

Samina Akhtar discussesTHE ROAD to finding your perfect life partner is a long and arduous one. You have your criteria (with many boxes left unchecked) and needless to say, your parents have their own criteria to. Expectations are high,...

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....
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Global Arts Kingston goes Bold for Change for International Women’s Day

Be Bold for Change was the global theme for this year’s International Women’s Day. Across the world, there were infinite events, marches, conferences and just pure celebrations to mark a day that holds a different meaning to women everywhere. This...