MPs to debate holding public holidays on religious occasions

On Monday 29 October MPs will debate petitions, available here and here, urging the Government to hold public holidays on Muslims religious occasions in the UK (Eid ul Fitr and Eid ul Adha) and on Hindu religious occasions (Diwali...

SAJID JAVID WINS THE PRESTIGIOUS HAMMER AWARD AT THE 20th GG2 LEADERSHIP AWARDS

Home Secretary Javid also tops this year’s GG2 Power List, profiling the 101 most influential Asians in Britain The landmark 20th anniversary GG2 Leadership Awards saw a double triumph for Sajid Javid MP. The Home Secretary was honoured with the...

Birmingham County FA celebrates diversity through community football initiative

·         Birmingham County Football Association supports inaugural tournament to celebrate the diverse communities of Birmingham County and the West Midlands. ·         Team Birmingham Algeria wins the final against team ‘Positive Youth Foundation (PYF) Syria’ The final match of the inaugural Birmingham...

Happy Gourmet Diwali! Celebrate in style with Diwali tips from ASDA

Diwali marks the onset of the season of celebrations, parties, gifting and loads of excitement. These days Diwali is not just a day’s ritual of meeting relatives and having traditional meals and lots of Mithai. Every family has its...

HIGHEST LOCAL AUTHORITY HONOUR BESTOWED UPON LEADING SOUTH INDIAN DANCE ARTIST

‘Music has enriched my life immeasurably; it has helped me look at life with optimism’ – Dr Chithra Ramakrishnan, Founder & Director, Shruthi UK One of Britain’s leading south Asian choreographers has been honoured by her local authority in the highest...

Extent of prejudice in Britain revealed by new research

The first national study of prejudice in over a decade, just released by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), reveals “shockingly widespread” experiences of prejudice affecting different groups in Britain. A representative sample of nearly 3000 adults were surveyed,...

“Help us help you this winter by getting your flu vaccination” says Dr Smita...

Dr Smita Hirani from The Microfaculty Surgery in Chingford is encouraging all at risk groups from South Asian communities to speak to their GP, pharmacist or midwife before the end of November about the flu vaccine to protect themselves...

Award winning DJ Dips set to release his 15 track album Desi as F**k

London based DJ dips is set to release his album 19th October worldwide. The 15 track album features the vocals of Badal Talwan and also features Roach Killa on the follow up to last years monster release ‘Yaaria’.  The album has...

Birmingham welcomes prospective Indian partners to ‘clean cold’ gathering

The University of Birmingham welcomed environmentalists and industrialists in India to a key event exploring ways of advancing the use of ‘clean cold’ technology to meet in a sustainable way the rising demand for cooling. Representatives from the University’s Indian...

DIWALI PUPPET PARADE AND PERFORMANCE EXTRAVAGANZA

A fascinating new Diwali spectacle comes to the city of Leicester on November 2. Brought to you by Inspirate’s An Indian Summer (AIS), the show will bring a contemporary twist to the story of Diwali. A giant Puppet parade...