Immigrants Make Britain Great

The influx of immigrants in Britain has surged, reaching a notable increase in UK immigration at 672,000 migrants. Non-EU nationals, particularly Indians, constitute a significant portion of these immigrants, amounting to 253,000 individuals. Over the past decade, the UK's political landscape has been shaped by significant immigration levels, surpassing the 2015 figure by more than double.

I want to bring all the communities together in Leicester: Rajesh Agrawal

London's deputy mayor for business, Rajesh Agrawal, has quit City Hall to run as a Labour MP from Leicester East. He shared his vision in a special conversation organised by Asian Voice and Gujarat Samachar. Labour (Co-op) MP for Harrow West...

Heritage Walk showcases India’s royal weaves on Britain’s soil

It was a cold yet crisp and sunny Saturday morning in London. Millenium Tower Pier was buzzing with tourists, but among them stood women from ‘British Women in Sarees’ and spouses from the diaspora in their beautiful traditional Indian attires,...

Kamala Shirin picked as US envoy to Indonesia

WASHINGTON: Former State Department official Kamala Shirin Lakhdhir has been picked by President Joe Biden to serve as Ambassador to Indonesia. Kamala has served in the Department of State for almost 30 years, most recently as an executive secretary.

Sikh mayor in US receives death threats

New Jersey: The first Sikh mayor in the US, Ravinder S Bhalla, claims to have received a string of death threats addressed to him and his family. Speaking to the media, he claimed that the letters he received in the mail initially requested...

Wagh Bakri Tea Group’s ED Parag Desai passes away

Parag Desai, the executive director of Gujarat-based Gujarat Tea Processors and Packers Limited, best known for its Wagh Bakri brand of tea, passed away at a private hospital in Ahmedabad. Desai, 49, was admitted to the hospital after he suffered...

Gaganyaan test flight's crew module successfully recovered by Navy

Hours after the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) scientists successfully conducted the Gaganyaan failure test, the Navy’s Eastern Naval Command recovered the Crew Module (CM) from the Bay of Bengal. Isro chief S Somanath said the crew...

Alpesh Patel’s Political Sketchbook: Number 10 and Diwali but More

The light of the diyas on Downing Street is a beacon that shines far beyond these shores. It tells a story of possibility, a story that will inspire countless others across the globe.

Alpesh Patel’s Political Sketchbook: A Shame Upon The Nation Says the PM

Today, I write to you with a message that is profound yet unequivocal, one that I hope resonates in every corner of our global community. Recently, I had the honour of co-hosting an event in Parliament, as Chair of City Hindus, and as President...

Advani wins World Billiards Championship for his 26th world title

Indian cueist Pankaj Advani rallied to win the IBSF World Billiards Championship title for a staggering 26th world title, beating compatriot Sourav Kothari in the final at Doha. Trailing 26-180 in the first hour, Advani rallied to defeat the...

Adam Azim clinches European light-welterweight title

Adam Azim clinched the European light-welterweight title, halting Franck Petitjean in the tenth round in Wolverhampton. The 21-year-old Briton delivered a dominant performance, flooring the defending champion with a body shot in the fifth. Petitjean,...

Leading Lights with Rani Singh

Indian-origin lady helms important UK Screen Body

  • 19 Aug 2019

Seetha Kumar is the CEO of ScreenSkills, based in central London but operating UK-wide.

Monty's Spin with Monty Panesar

Monty's Spin

  • 25 Mar 2020

The Covid-19 virus has taken the world by storm. It has stopped all sporting events and the risks should be taken seriously. We should be at home for at least 3 weeks and we should take the government advise very seriously.

Karan Johar, Guneet Monga collaborate to make French classic 'The Intouchables' in Hindi

After 'Kill', Karan Johar's Dharma Productions and Guneet Monga's Sikhya Entertainment are now collaborating to remake the French comedy classic 'The Intouchables' in Hindi.

Kangana calls herself mannerless and talented at the same time

Actor Kangana Ranaut took to Instagram recently to talk about being perceived as "badtameez (mannerless)" and talented at the same time by her colleagues, including filmmaker Hansal Mehta and actor Zeeshan Ayyub. She also compared herself with...

Stream Cream

Bytes to bingeGenre: Comedy DramaWritten by: Timothy GreenbergDuration: 26 minWhere to watch: Netflix

I spy "The spy”!

Yes. that’s right we see the comedian in a 360 U-turn role like we have never seen him before and I am pleasantly surprised!

Stereotypical ‘Rocky and Rani’ teach us how to embrace differences

The film revolves around the love story of Rocky and Rani, as the title suggests, between a stereotypical flamboyant Punjabi boy who meets an intellectual Bengali girl under unusual circumstances. And love conquers all. But if only life was...

Ajeeb Dastans

Ajeeb Dastans is an anthology of four short films and is produced by the super Producer/Director Karan Johar. The premise of the film is that each story will bring us a shocking and horrifying twist that we were not betting on.

Nitin TeckChandani: Robothink

Robothink, a leading coding, robotics, and engineering company, is making significant strides in preparing children aged 4 to 14 through STEM-themed camps, workshops and afterschool and learning centre programmes for children

SPOTLIGHT: Anandana Nadhavajhala: Universal Yoga

You can hear the meditative cool straight away in Anandana’s voice: her regular classes must surely be transformative! Indeed, the young yoga teacher is award-winning and focuses significantly on special needs while catering to a range of young...

Customers of Southall Travel refunded £22 million worth of payments

Southall Travel Group has announced measures to ‘ramp up’ its capacity to deal with refund and other queries, as it issued £22 million worth of payments to its customers. The firm reportedly said it has refunded 94% of customers with package...

Hiking up the Yosemite National Park

The UK is in lockdown and we have no idea when the world is going to be back on its feet leave aside the travel industry. But you have this urge to get away from the four walls of your room – what should you do?

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