UK and India research partnership reaches £400 million

As Part of Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi's visit to the UK, Science Minister, Sam Gyimah, announced that the UK will continue to grow its already strong research partnership with India with tech-focused investments that focus on issues of global importance including agriculture, clean energy, global health and environment.

Three quarters of UK Asians unaware ethnic background increases their risk of stroke

According to a new survey commissioned by the Stroke Association, almost three quarters of UK Asians are unaware that their ethnicity puts them at a higher risk of stroke and nearly a third don’t know that strokes are preventable.

Asian Business Association’s Global Dinner

Held at the prestigious Savoy Hotel, this black-tie dinner is a prime networking event for the Asian Community. Hosted by Tony Matharu, Chairman, ABA and Managing Director of Grange Hotels on Tuesday 15 May 2018.

Safe as houses

I was recently referred to a contact who is looking to deploy a large sum to invest in the UK, he is based in India.  He needs a place to stay for a couple of years and in parallel wishes to invest. His requirement is two fold, an immediate...

Venkat appointed CEO of Vedanta Resources

Johannesburg-based AngloGold Ashanti Ltd CEO Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan has been appointed as the new chief executive of Anil Agarwal-led Vedanta Resources replacing interim CEO Kuldip Kaura. 

Luton Tigers launch inspiring ‘Now You See Me’ video showcasing young Muslim female footballer

Community group, Luton Tigers, has launched an inspiring video showcasing 20-year-old female Muslim footballer, Humaira Tasnim.

Amir Khan returns to the ring after two years

Former welterweight world champion, Amir Khan, 31, returns to the boxing ring after a two-year break. 

Leading Lights with Rani Singh

Jyoti Shah, Macmillan Consultant Urological Surgeon

  • 24 Apr 2018

Some doctors are born into medical families; some feel a “calling.” Jyoti Shah felt the latter. A second generation Gujarati, both her comprehensive school and her family had never produced a doctor. Today Jyoti is a Macmillan Consultant Urological...

One to One with Keith Vaz MP

Sue Hunter

  • 24 Apr 2018

Sue Hunter, a black woman of mixed heritage born in 1960; has lived and worked in Leicester City all her life. She became political in her teens, when she and her black and Asian community were facing injustice daily. Her mum, a white Irish...

Tamannaah gets Dadasaheb Phalke award

Actress Tamannaah Bhatia is all set to receive the coveted Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award for her Outstanding Performance in the blockbuster 'Baahubali: The Beginning'.

'Sinam' script gave Sai sleepless nights

Speaking about his short film that is creating quite the stir on the festival circuit, director Anandmurthy said 'Sinam' starring Sai Dhansika and Bidita Bag is inherently about the respect our women deserve.

Meenakshi Kumar: Mrs Asia UK

 Current holder of the national pageant title– Mrs Asia UK – Meenakshi, inverts the stereotypical trajectory of a beauty queen, having affected a significant amount of social change before actually winning the aesthetic credit. The impressive...

Darshan Sanghrajka: Super Being Labs

Amidst the political ambiguity, and sometimes cynical attitudes, surrounding rapid tech development, comes Darshan’s socially conscious social innovation studio: Super Being Labs. As the CEO and founder, himself told us: “We always ask ourselves...


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