Former Gandhi tea-boy meets Lord Attenborough

WHEN Dipak Joshi bent upon his knees and paid homage to Lord Attenborough at the University of Leicester- it was a dream come true. For the former teaboy on the sets of Gandhi was able to renew acquaintance with...

Midlands to remember Pak Quake Victims

AS THE one-year anniversary of the Pakistan earthquake approaches, an exhibition of photographs of the aftermath of the disaster, Nature’s Fury, is set to open in Birmingham. The photographs have been taken by award-winning Bangladeshi photographer Shahidul Alam; former...

Media giants in Picture storm

FOUR major media organisations face paying damages to a London council worker after wrongly identifying her as a suspect in the alleged terror bomb plot to blow up passenger planes. ITV News, the Sun, the Daily Mirror and Daily...

British Asian Murder – Eight appear in Court

EIGHT people have appeared in court in India charged with the brutal murder of a Leicester businessman in the Punjab last August. 59-year-old father of two Mohan Singh Biring, was in the Punjab on business in August 2005 when...

University terrorist recruitment slammed

There is no widespread recruitment of Muslim students by terrorist organisations on university campuses in the UK, an Islamic student body has said. The Federation of Student Islamic Societies (FOSIS), which represents over 90,000 Muslim students in the UK and...

Funds raised for Middle East Victims

A CHARITY dinner organised to celebrate Pakistan Independence Day has raised much needed funds for the victims of the Middle East conflict. Organised by the Pakistani Community Centre in Burton upon Trent, the event was attended by a number of...

Missing Girl denies she was Kidnapped

* Molly Campbell & Sajad Ahmed Rana ...

Dance maestro in new Charity role

Honey Forgotten Children ambassadorHoney Kalaria, dance maestro and founder of Honey’s Dance Academy, has been appointed ambassador for children's charity Forgotten Children. The Charity helps children in the developing world struggling with disabilities. Due to families and communities being too poor...

Bollywood extravaganza heads to Birmingham

Live8 genius to head new BollywoodA NEW show which promises to be the biggest Bollywood extravaganza to hit the UK will roll into Birmingham later this year. The Merchants of Bollywood is the brainchild of Harvey Goldsmith - the...

Brit Doctor Takes On Bollywood

Doctor takes Bollywood to the wardsA DOCTOR from Wales has brought his own mix of Indian film culture to a hospital ward as he bids to complete his first Bollywood movie. Nikhil Kaushik, a consultant ophthalmologist from Wrexham Maelor...

Shoaib a no go

Woolmer rules out Shoaib returnPAKISTAN coach Bob Woolmer has all but dashed any hopes of fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar returning to the Pakistan Test team after telling reporters his star player would be "lucky" if he recovered from his...

Sham Marriage Ringleader Jailed

AN ASIAN man who mastermined more than 80 scam marriages involving men from India has been jailed after he was rumbled by the police. 39-year-old Paul Singh was sentenced to five years imprisonment and recommended for deportation for his involvement...