Bollywood buzz with Karan Johar

DVD Review: Koffee with KaranWhen Bollywood hotshot Karan Johar revealed he was to front his own star-studded chat show, there was that much excitement it was as if he’d announced he was making Kuch Kuch Hota Hai…the sequel! For knowledgeable...

Two arrests in Nisha murder hunt

DETECTIVES investigating the murder of special constable Nisha Patel-Nasri have arrested two men in connection with her murder. The men, one a 37-year-old from north London, and the other, a 41-year-old from east London, were arrested by detectives in...

Bhagam Bhag

An entertaining comedy show this ChristmasThere is no better time than the festive season of Christmas to enjoy a laughter-riot from the comedy king, Priyadarshan, who is back with another directorial venture, Bhagambhag.   He is back with Akshay Kumar...

Crowning glory for ‘Miss Pakistan’ beauty pageants

How one woman is breaking down cultural barriersWhen Mariyah Moten represented Pakistan at the ‘Miss Bikini of the Universe 2006’ in China in August this year it was seen as a step forward for a predominantly hard-line country. While...

‘Wearing the sash for Pakistan is an honour’

Sehr Mahmood lives the dream as Miss Pakistan22-year old Sehr Mahmood is breaking new ground. Crowned Miss Pakistan World earlier this year, Sehr is part of a new revolution sweeping the Pakistan community. Traditionally distant from beauty pageants across...

Muslim woman in C4 alternative Christmas message

A VEILED Muslim woman will take to our TV sets this December offering an alternative Christmas speech by Channel 4. Khadija, a freelance teacher and lecturer in Islamic studies and the Koran, will appear on Channel 4 on Christmas Day, the...

The ‘Prince’ of Comedy

Is Paul Chowdhry truly Prince’s long lost brother?Comedian Paul Chowdhry is fast becoming a name on the UK comedy circuit. Having faced crowds at Glastonbury and the Edinburgh Festival, standing in front of a diverse crowd at last months Mela...

Akhtar and Asif acquitted

Doping ban overturned for Pak duoPAKISTAN bowlers Shoaib Akhtar and Mohammad Asif have been acquitted of doping charges by a three-man panel who voted 2-1 in their favour. Both Akhtar and Asif had appealed against an earlier decision to ban...

Daughter appeal in ‘brutal’ father murder

THE FAMILY of a 68-year-old man horrifically murdered earlier this year have released a heart felt appeal for any information on those responsible as detectives released new details about his murder. Mehar Singh Kataria, a father of five, was...

Sanjay Dutt Guilty in Mumbai blast trial

Bollywood reacts to newsBOLLYWOOD star Sanjay Dutt has been found guilty in connection with the 1993 Mumbai blasts in India. The 47-year-old star was convicted of possessing illegal firearms and will be sentenced at a later date. He was...

Police appeal for help in tracing missing man

POLICE are making a further appeal for help in tracing a man who has been missing from home since Thursday 2 November. Mohammad Sajid aged 31 was last seen at 1pm on 2 November when he left his home address in...

Briton reveals death row horror

A LEEDS man freed from a death row sentence in Pakistan has spoken for the first time of his life behind bars. Mirza Tahir Hussain flew back into the country earlier this month after his death sentence for killing taxi...