BBC Asian Network’s Tommy Sandhu Suspended

Tommy Sandu, 40, a DJ on the BBC Asian network is suspended after allegedly participating in a racist and homophobic WhatsApp conversion. The group’s sexual messages were directed towards Radio 1 producer Amy Elizabeth Childs, 31, and Asian network producer...

Launch of LeaderBoard Academy at the SELeaderBoard Conference 2016

On the 22nd of November the third Sporting Equals LeaderBoard Conference, at EY's headquarters in London, took place where Sport England and UK Sport pledged to support and help more black, asian and minority ethnic (BAME) professionals and athletes...

Asia’s Darkest Secret: Impending Elephant Extinction

Asian Elephants are threatened with extinction and tourism; Religious festivities and temples are fueling their downfall Jameela Freitas reports in time for World Elephant Day 12 August 2016   The magnificent elephants are revered in Asian culture and seen as the embodiment...

Kathak’s Rising Star – Shyam Dattani

Kathak, derived from the word, Katha, meaning story telling, is a form of classical north Indian dance made up of intricate footwork and spins entwined in unique visual representations. For me, Kathak was my happy place; a place of...

Wonder of Learning- The Science of Brain Training

Yesterday was an important day that would have affected the thoughts, feelings and emotions of thousands of students nationwide, positively with celebrations or negatively expressed with some disappointment if they are of those with a Fixed Mindset. This year GSCE...

The Sikh Mark Zuckerberg supports communities with his technology

Jyotveer Singh, a 35 year old turbaned computer programmer from West London, has been dubbed the Sikh Mark Zuckerberg after his “Facebook for compassion” has been connecting people to take care of each other. Communities across Britain and beyond are...

Dear Bollywood, Please Stay out of Politics

A feature by Huffington Post Blogger Khadija Ahmed Emotions run seventy years deep in the hearts of Indians and Pakistanis, so much so that the anguish has now spilt into the film industry. The killing in Kashmir of 17 Indian soldiers...

Jimmy Spices Closes its Doors for Good

Buffet restaurant chain, Jimmy Spices has closed its doors in three prime Midland locations, with owners adding it will not re-open. Restaurants in Lower Parade, Sutton Coldfield; Station Road in Solihull and Windsor Street in Stratford-upon-Avon closed their doors for...

Traditions: A Pocket Guide to A Sikh Punjabi Wedding

As a British Asian working mother and business entrepreneur Gurj Bancil is passionate about her culture.  Few years back Gurj realised customs and traditions have always been an important part of every religion and culture. Born and raised in...

GENERATION M

HIFZHA SHAHEEN They are part of a new trend – creative, dynamic and influential. Digitally defining and forever pushing the boundaries of stereotypes, British Muslim millennials are embracing their individual identities. Using social media as their abode, they have been...