Father pleads not guilty in family murder

A MAN accused of killing his wife and three children has pleaded not guilty at Manchester Crown Court Rahan Arshad is to stand trial accused of the murder of his wife Uzma, 32, sons Adam, 11, Abbas, eight, and six-year-old...

Briton ‘glad to be home’

A BRITON who flew back into the UK after spending 18 years on death row in Pakistan has spoken of his relief at returning home. Mirza Tahir Hussain was released by Pakistan authorities and flew back to the country hours...

Ajay Devgan: The Unconventional Bollywood star

Bollywood InterviewAjay Devgan is perhaps every man’s dream. He is one of Bollywood’s biggest stars, he has been up close and personal with the cream of Bollywood’s leading ladies, and he’s married to one of the industry’s biggest stars,...

Kajol: Back with a Bang

Bollywood InterviewBollywood heroine Kajol made her return to the big screen in the mega-hit film Fanaa opposite Amir Khan. The film was critically acclaimed by both fans and critics alike and it confirmed Kajol’s status as the biggest female...

Briton’s ‘nightmare’ comes to an end

A LEEDS man who faced the prospect of being hanged for the murder of a taxi driver has had his “nightmare” come to an end, his brother said after Pakistani authorities commuted his death sentence. Amjad Hussain welcomed the...

Man ‘innocent victim of revenge attack’

THE FATHER of a man shot dead in Birmingham has urged the community not to take matters into their own hands in retaliation for his murder. Meshack Tesfa Bernard was celebrating his 20th birthday when he was shot in...

Attacked Jeweller family put up £2,000 reward

A £2,000 reward has been put up by the family of a jeweller stabbed and beaten with a hammer in his store. Verinder Kumar Sedheva, 51, was attacked with a knife and hammer by two hooded men who burst into...

Birmingham man admits shooting PC

A BIRMINGHAM man on trial for the murder of PC Sharon Beshenivsky has admitted he fired the shot that killed her. Yusuf Abdilh Jamma, 20, of Whitmore Road, Small Heath is accused of killing the PC as she answered...

Murder family slam “paltry” compensation offer

THE FAMILY of an Asian teenager brutally killed by his racist cellmate in a young offenders’ institution have slammed the Home Office after they were offered just £25,000 in compensation. A spokesperson for 19-year-old Zahid Mubarek’s family described the sum...

Mukul’s Musical Moods

What do we know of India’s new underground star? In a country where Bollywood is the dominating musical force, one musician is writing his own rules. India’s biggest new star Mukul is creating his own waves with his very...

Big ‘B’ launches Yorkshire’s Bollywood Oscars

Renowned IIFA’S gather pace for 2007 extravaganzaBOLLYWOOD superstar Amitabh Bachchan joined a host of celebrities, and dignitaries at the Houses of Commons to celebrate the official announcement of the International Indian Film Academy Awards Weekend (IIFAs) in Yorkshire next...

Farmers urged to go Halal

DEMANDS for halal meat could open up lucrative new markets for hard-pressed British farmers, business have been told. Consultant Shoeeb Riaz told the annual meeting of the West Midlands Minority Ethnic Business Forum that an Advantage West Midlands-funded feasibility report, looking...