EC announces poll dates for 4 states and Puducherry

The Election Commission Friday announced the schedule for upcoming Assembly elections in four states and one Union Territory (Puducherry)


Women are choosing to challenge the status quo. Be it upending structural ranks in boardrooms or fighting Twitter trolls, and correcting legal institutions.  

A new dawn at KPMG

It is two weeks after Bina Mehta stepped in to replace Bill Michael as Chair of one of the big four accounting firms in the UK. It has taken 150 years for Bina to become the first woman to lead one of the four biggest accounting firms in the...

Remove me if you can: Nepal PM KP Sharma Oli challenges Prachanda

Kathmandu: Nepal’s embattled PM K P Sharma Oli challenged the ruling Nepal Communist Party’s splinter faction led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda to remove him from the top post if he can.

Lanka puts Chinese vaccine on hold, to rely on made in India doses

Colombo: The Sri Lankan government has decided to put the Chinese Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine on hold and will be using the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine made in India to inoculate 14 million people, officials said. The Chinese vaccine has not yet...

A black chapter in the history of Kashmiri Pandits

The past is never chronicled by the sufferers. In fact, it falls wounded to either a conspiracy of silence or worse still. Orchestrated events are pushed down the innocent reader’s throat while those who actually live the hardship — the characters...

Reinforcing the identity and philosophy of Bhagwan Swaminarayan – The principle of Akshar Purushotam

SETTING THE SCENEIn the previous article, we learnt that when Bhagwan Swaminarayan left for Akshardham, the spiritual world, he left behind an enormous legacy of temples, initiated sadhus, thousands of devotees, and volumes of spiritual text...

Will push reforms in financial sector: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi underlined the importance of public sector entities in the financial sector, while pointing to the need to promote private participation, and promised to push ahead with reforms to strengthen the system to meet the...

UK competition watchdog warns big tech firms of investigation

UK's competition watchdog is reportedly in the works to launch a series of antitrust investigations into big tech companies, including Google and Amazon this year. The Competition and Markets Authority will later this year become home to a new...

Ahmedabad among one of the six cities to host IPL

Ahmedabad is one of the six cities shortlisted to conduct this year's Indian Premier League’s (IPL) 2021 tournament. BCCI's initial plan to host the IPL between Mumbai and Pune - and part of the playoffs and final in Ahmedabad. Now Ahmedabad,...

India crush England in two days

Axar Patel along with Ravichandran Ashwin ran through the English batting unit as India wrapped up the Third Test at Narendra Modi stadium in Ahmedabad within 2 days. The victory also meant India going up 2-1 against England in the four-match...

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.

The Girl on the Train

This is Bollywood’s take on the classic film The Girl on the Train that released in 2016 based on the book with the same name. Where the lead character passes a house everyday on the train where she encounters a couple that seem like they have...

The release date of Prabhas's 'Salaar'

Prabhas after the massive success of S.S. Rajamouli's 'Baahubali' and its sequel is now one of the highest paid actors in Indian cinema and his films have come to be expected by audiences all over the country and abroad.

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!

The Girl on the Train

This is Bollywood’s take on the classic film The Girl on the Train that released in 2016 based on the book with the same name. Where the lead character passes a house everyday on the train where she encounters a couple that seem like they have...


The Bridgertons are a wealthy family part of the ton’s in the Regency era in the UK where the girls make their debutante, being presented at court.

Jassa Ahluwalia: #BothNotHalf

This is a time of not simply questioning, but further reshaping known grand narratives to remedy the deeper autocratic system that at once preserves them. The overlapping hierarchies of race, class and gender are being increasingly deconstructed...

Sumaira Inayat : Gilgit-Baltistan Girls Football League (GBGFL)

Sumaira is the co-founder of the first women’s football league in Northern Pakistan. Currently Lahore-based, the young talent created the organisation in 2018 with her sister to introduce better sporting opportunity to their rural community....

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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