Birmingham Thyagaraja Festival receives patronage from UNESCO AND UNESCO-UK

The Birmingham Thyagaraja Festival is the most popular annual festival of Indian Classical Music and Dance held in the West Midlands. ShruthiUK is delighted and proud to receive patronage for the BTF from both UNESCO and the United Kingdom National...

Taxi Driver Jailed After Violent Attack on Wife

A taxi driver from Washwood Heath violently attacked his wife twice in the same day Yasir Mehmood shoved the victim's head up against a wall, kicked her repeatedly on the floor and grabbed her by the throat during the...

Together for Ramadan

Asda celebrates a Ramadan to remember with a bespoke tasting menu created by Salma of @SalmasRecipes Ramadan is going to be particularly special this year, as people around the country prepare to celebrate, breaking their fasts together with the whole...

Oscar Win For British Pakistan Actor Riz Ahmed

British Pakistan Actor Riz Ahmed has won his first Oscar for Best Short Film (Live Action) for The Long Goodbye with Aneil Karia. Accepting the award, Ahmed said: “In such divided times, we believe that the role of story is...

Police Urging People To Call 999 And Not Approach Missing Man

Police are urging people to not approach a 33-year-old man who has gone missing from a health facility, but to call 999 immediately. Mustafa is 5ft 6ins tall and was last seen leaving a facility in Birmingham on Monday 28th...

Warwickshire Cricket Board launch extended Ramadan Midnight Cricket League

Warwickshire Cricket Board (WCL) is building on the success of its Midnight Ramadan Cricket League, which launched last summer, by developing a new adult tournament which is open for registration. Over three weeks of Ramadan, the opening times of the...

Open Letter: The Not-So-Diverse Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022

We, like many from our City’s diverse communities, were over the moon when Birmingham was awarded the 2022 Commonwealth Games. The stated ambition was that these would be the “Diversity Games”; with a lasting legacy from the Government, the...

Club Owner Has Cooling System Ripped Out Without Permission

The owner of club Nach Nach is facing ruins after the cooling system he relies on to keep the beer at its chilled best was ripped out without his permission. Imran Patel opened his first nightclub venture, in Leicester City...

Kabaddi Player From West Bromwich Shot Dead In India

A British kabaddi player from West Bromwich was shot in Mallian Khurd, outside Jalandhar, in Punjab, last Monday. Sandeep Singh Sandhu was assassinated while watching the game. Ashok Das, president of the England Kabaddi Association said he was "one of the...

Parents Praise Law Graduate Daughter Who Died of Brain Tumour

Last month a young graduate Amani Liaquat passed away with a rare and aggressive brain tumour has been described as a 'hardworking and resilient" woman by her grieving parents. Amani, 23, had her whole life in front of her when...

Inquest Warns Visitors To Dorset After Mum Falls 60ft To Her Death

An inquest at Bournemouth Town Hall issued a warning to people vising Dorset after a Birmingham mum fell to her death at Durdle Door last year. Tahira Jabeen 46, mum-of-five from Birmingham travelled with her 18-year-old daughter Ruqayya Hussain for...

Motorserv UK wins at The 9th British Muslim Awards

Solihull-based automotive company Motorserv UK scooped ‘Business of the Year’ at the British Muslim Awards, celebrating for its ingenuity and achievements. The event took place on Thursday, February 24, at the Marquee British Muslim Heritage Centre in Manchester where hundreds...