Patel asked to remove another Home Office staff

The Home Secretary is amidst another controversy with a recent report claiming that she tried to have her director of communications removed from the job before Christmas.

First Indian-born businessman promoted to Honorary Captain In Royal Navy

A UK Asian businessman has become the first Indian-born recipient of the position of Honorary Captain in the Royal Navy. On Friday, 28th February, Captain Raj Aggarwal OBE, a prominent Cardiff-based entrepreneur who is also India’s Honorary...

Patel asked to remove another Home Office staff

The Home Secretary is amidst another controversy with a recent report claiming that she tried to have her director of communications removed from the job before Christmas.

Pakistan floats news of another Xi Jinping visit

As the United States President Donald Trump has landed for his maiden visit to India, Pakistan is expecting a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping, reported a Pakistani newspaper The Express Tribune

Indian American judge to lead federal court in US

Sri Srinivasan, a prominent Indian-American judge, has created history by becoming the first person of South Asian descent to lead a powerful federal circuit court considered next only to the US Supreme Court

India-US sign defence deal worth $3 bn

On the second day of his first-ever state visit, the US President announced a key Indo-US military deal worth $3 billion that would result in the Indian armed forces getting some state of the art military equipment manufactured in the US

Curfew imposed as Delhi violence toll mounts to 13

Smoke billowed in the air and mobs roamed unchecked through the streets, burning shops, pelting stones and threatening locals, as fresh violence tore through northeast Delhi, killing six more people on Tuesday and taking the toll in the communal...

Revolut becomes the UK’s most valuable financial technology startup

With a funding round that more than tripled its value to £4.2bn, digital bank Revolut has become the UK's most valuable financial technology startup

Sanjeev Gupta buys bankrupt steel plant in India

India-born British businessman Sanjeev Gupta, who made headlines in 2016 for buying Tata Steel’s UK units, has acquired the bankrupt Adhunik Metaliks and Zion Steel for £42.5 million

ECB launches Dynamos Cricket to inspire kids aged 8-11

Dynamos Cricket will encourage boys and girls aged 8-11 to have fun and fall in love with the game. The programme is designed for children graduating from ECB’s All Stars Cricket programme for 5-8-year olds, but is also designed to welcome those...

10-year-old paddler Hansini to make international debut

M Hansini, the 10-year-old Chennai table tennis sensation, is all set to showcase her talent at international level as she will play her maiden International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) junior circuit event, Swedish Junior and Cadet Open,...

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 Feb 2020

The Women's World Cup cricket is under way in Australia and India have started their campaign really well. They recorded their second victory against Bangladesh. One player who has lit-up the tournament is the Indian wicket-keeper Taniya Bhatia....

Hollywood's Lana Condor and Noah Centineo react to iconic Bollywood scenes

In a brand new video released by Netflix India, actors Lana Condor and Noah Centineo of 'To All the Boys' fame were seen reacting to iconic Bollywood scenes

Trisha joins Mohanlal, Jeethu Joseph on sets of 'Ram'

Actress Trisha joined the sets of upcoming Malayalam movie 'Ram', starring superstar Mohanlal in the lead role

Homeland: The Final Home Run

--------Bytes to Binge:Genre: Action ThrillerDuration: 55 minutes eachSeason: 8No. of episodes: 12Where: Sky/ NetflixDirected: Lesli Linka Glatter, Michael CuestaCast: Claire Danes

Visible – Out On Television. What has changed after all these years?

‘Visible’ is a brilliant one-stop shop look at the journey of how a minority can be perceived, labelled, condemned, shamed and wrongly understood by the lack of knowledge and at the fear of the unknown. It visits this notion mostly during the...

When Bollywood meets LGBTQ+

Genre: Romantic ComedyDuration: 117 minsHomosexuality is still associated with stigma and prejudice in the South Asian societies- be it here in the UK or back in India. This despite the evolutionary South Asian voices aiming to break perceptions...

A tale of two love stories spanning three decades

Genre: Romantic DramaDuration: 141 minutesLove Aaj Kal 2 is a film that spans the timeless era of the 1990s and the urbane ‘friends with benefits’ culture of 2020s. It encapsulates the obstacles that relationships faced and continue to experience...

Akshay Sharma: Mr Shay & The Underground Creatives

Authentic, funny and socially conscious, Akshay is one in a new line of generational rappers who are confronting the pitfall of commercialisation typically rife in the entertainment industry

Shiv Haria-Shah -The Bar and Beyond

Shiv is a Barrister and Mediator who sits at the sharp end of social and corporate responsibility

What’s hot on the shelves?

Flip phones are back in fashion. It is not the Motorolas of 2000s but a Samsung product, Galaxy Z Flip, which is a tall smartphone folding in half.

Sing away to Singapore

They call it a diversity pool breeding and nurturing Chinese, Indian and Malay culture. Singapore is the urbane metropolis and every bit glamourous as it appears in Crazy Rich Asians. Clean, green and systematic in its administration, the island...

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