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    Vaisakhi Celebrations in Birmingham – 28th April 2019

    April is the time of year when Sikhs around the world celebrate the festival of Vaisakhi, one of the most important dates in the Sikh calendar. The festival marks several important events including; the time Sikhi was created as a...

    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...

    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,...

    Diwali – The Moonpig Way

    Diversity, Strategy and Inspiration BY AMRIT MATHARU   Moonpig do Diwali cards?! Yes, that’s right. Greetings card retailer Moonpig now sell cards for a more diverse clientele during the festive season and I’m not just talking about Christmas round the corner!...

    The 2008 Budget & the Islamic Finance Industry

    Junaid Bhatti – A View from the TopTHE GOVERNMENT’S continued support for Halaal finance, as outlined in the March 2008 Budget, has been welcomed by the Islamic Finance experts in the UK. Within the budget, Chancellor of the Exchequer...

    Discover The Muslim Heritage In Our World

    New project promotes Islamic advances in science, technology & cultureThe myth of the Dark Ages has been perpetuated for centuries. History books preach about a thousand year period of cultural and scientific stagnation – Ignoring the exceptional achievements that...

    Celebs back sight campaign

    Sightsavers launch £1m to restore sight to people in IndiaA HOST of celebrities are backing a new campaign highlighting how less that £20 can restore the sight of someone in the developing world. British Asian actress Sunetra Sarker and film...

    A Five Year Journey

    In August 2011 Britain was on television screens around the world when the country exploded into several days of rioting. Looting, fighting, arson, vandalism and even death occurred in a month of violence and disarray. The timeline is as follows: On...

    Resolutions 2016

    We’ve reached that time again; the fun and festivities are over and everybody’s looking to the New Year. The trials and tribulations of the past year are shed and intentions are renewed for the brighter better year ahead. Whether...

    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...