Hans Raj Hans to hit Birmingham

Win tickets to see music legend!Hans Raj Hans, one of the best-known names in Indian music, has chosen to perform a concert of songs in the Sufi style at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall later this month. The show, which is expected...

British Asian gangster film finally released–six years after ban

Wait is over for controversial film ‘Triads, Yardies and Onion Bhajees’A BRITISH-Asian gangster film stripped of a theatrical release after it was accused of glorifying violence has finally secured a DVD release – six years after it was made....

A Global Win for Local Vicar

The winners received their NRI (Non-Resident Indian) Awards at a glittering ceremony in Mumbai in April, where Revd Joshva Raja was announced as a winner in the Professional category due to his contributions to HIV/AIDS awareness, community media and...

Fraudster’s Fake-Wedding Scam Fumbled

"These actions are an attack on the proper system of immigration control and also the institution of marriage." A ringleader, in charge a fake visa weddings-for-cash operation, has been jailed after he was caught out at his own fake marriage...

Fancy some Popcorn for the film?

Bollywood stars turn cinema workers at Cineworld Feltham THEY may be two of Bollywood’s biggest film stars, but that didn’t stop Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif getting behind the popcorn counter and serving the public at a London cinema. The...

Coronation Street’s Sair Khan Joins British Asian Trust

Star is Latest Ambassador for Prince Charles's Charity Coronation Street actress Sair Khan joins One Direction’s Zayn Malik, music producer Naughty Boy, actor Sanjeev Bhaskar OBE, actress Nina Wadia and award winning film director Gurinder Chadha OBE as an...

JIM RAI

AUTHOR BIOGRAPHY Ranjeev Singh Rai (affectionately known as ‘Jim’ by friends and family) was a senior partner at a leading law firm, before becoming a management consultant to a prominent Indian conglomerate, advising on its business interests in Europe. Although Jim had...

Cllr Elias Mattu set to become New Mayor of Wolverhampton

Cllr Elias Mattu is set to become the 159th Mayor of the City of Wolverhampton at tonight’s (WED MAY 17) full council meeting. Cllr Mattu, who has represented the city’s Graiseley Ward for 17 years, intends to make recognising volunteers...

Indian Couple Killed by Son

A 26-year-old man from Delhi has admitted to killing his parents, after they denied him permission to marry a woman who he befriended on Facebook, in southeast Delhi's Jamia Nagar. Abdul Rehman was in a relationship with a woman from...

Reaching for the Stars – Reharna AbdelKareem

How many of us can say we are part of the space industry? Reharna AbdelKareem can proudly assert this having studied in a field not many Asian women dabble in; Space Engineering. Reharna is the proud alumni of Kingston...