Arson death linked to relationship

A SIX-YEAR-OLD girl who was killed after an arson attack on her home was the innocent victim of an attempt to scare her brother into ending his relationship with a girl, a court has heard. Alisha Begum, (pictured right) died...

Smethwick Murder victim named

DETECTIVES in Birmingham have launched a murder inquiry after a 19-year-old lost his fight for life after being savagely attacked by 15 youths. Gurdeep Singh Mann (pictured right) was rushed to Birmingham City Hospital after he was battered by...

Brothers convicted in Restaurant card scam

Two Leicester brothers who stole more than £18,000 from customers at the restaurant they worked to fund a lavish lifestyle have been convicted. Abdul Salam, (22) and his brother Abdul Munim, (29) both of Queens Road in Loughborough worked...

Planning your Wedding

Tips on how to plan your big dayAsian weddings are big, both in terms of the cost and the number of guests attending. The average of an English wedding is £18,000 while the average cost of an Asian wedding...

Heard the joke about the Doctor?

Paul Sinha talks to The Asian TodayWhat do you get when you mix a gay doctor, with a comedian? Ummm, that would be the very intelligent (doctor) and extremely funny (comedian) Paul Sinha! The Brum GP has created a...

Entrepreneur sets sights on award

A BIRMINGHAM businessman who has been denied the opportunity to appear on the hit BBC show Dragons Den will do battle later this month in the regions Best Business Innovation Award. Entrepreneurial wizard Rasib Khan (pictured right with his game)...

British Muslims urge Pope to retract comment

British Muslims have urged Pope Benedict to retract “anti-Islamic” remarks he made at a German university. The Muslim Council of Britain led nationwide calls for the Vatican to issue an apology after the Pope (pictured right) quoted a 14th Century...

Life sentence for murder husband

A MAN who planned and murdered his wife on the campus of a leading Midlands university has been jailed for life. Anurag Johri bludgeoned his wife Deepti Anurag (pictured right) to death with a baseball bat in November last year at...

Muslim woman wins case against Mosque

A Muslim secretary who was accused of fraud, black magic and bullying by one of Britain’s leading Mosques has been awarded £34,000 at an employment tribunal. Nahid Mahmoud was forced to endure an 18-month campaign at the Islamic Cultural centre...

Kickboxers meet in ‘Battle of Birmingham’

Golden Qasim goes for golden belt TWO of Birmingham’s most respected young kickboxers will meet head to head later this month when they do battle for the Golden Belt Championship in Liverpool. Qasim Nisar and Rajesh Salan, two of Birmingham’s brightest...

MCB Chief slams the Sunday Telegraph

A LEADING Muslim figure has slammed the Sunday Telegraph newspaper for “misrepresenting” his words in an interview published on the front page of the paper. Dr Muhammad Abdul Bari (pictured right), Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain said...

CCTV still releases in Boots theft

DETECTIVES in Leicester have released CCTV images of two suspects they wish to identify in connection with a theft from Boots in Uppingham. The incident happened at 5.25pm on Saturday April 29 when the thieves entered the store on High Street...