May lights up Diwali at No 10

The new Prime Minister Rt Hon Theresa May kept the tradition of Diwali alive at 10 Downing Street by organising a reception for Britain's Indian community on Monday 24 October 2016. Attended by several MPs, Peers, business and community representatives, No 10 was buzzing with the spirit of Diwali. She welcomed more than 150 key figures from across the Hindu, Sikh and Jain communities.

Mulayam insists all is well

Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav insisted that the "party and family are united", as he addressed a press conference in Lucknow where Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's absence was noted.

PM Modi inaugurates Vadodara International Airport

Prime Minister made his maiden visit as PM to Vadodara, Gujarat last week, to inaugurate the city's International Airport, the second green airport in the country after the one in Kochi.

Govt to relax visa regime, promote tourism

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said the Union is planning to further relax the visa regime "shortly" to attract more tourists and businesses to the country.

GST Council proposes four GST slabs

The Centre has come up with a four-slab rate structure for the Goods & Services Tax, ranging from zero to 26 per cent.

Indian boy wins Chinese Taipei Open

In a major comeback following a series of injuries, 23-year old Sourabh Verma claimed the men's singles title at the Chinese Taipei Open after he defeated Malaysia's Daren Liew in Taipei City.

England tour of India

In a Cricket announcement, the England team is set to visit India to play a five-match Test series, for the first time in more than 30 years, as part of their 2016 tour.

Leading Lights with Rani Singh

Abhishek Sachdev: Providing Important Advice to Bankers

  • 25 Oct 2016

Abhishek Sachdev is the founder of Vedanta Hedging, the UK’s largest FCA authorised derivative consultancy. The Vedanta team are regulated derivative experts for types of UK corporate.

One to One with Keith Vaz MP

Harshadray Nandlal Sanghrajka

  • 25 Oct 2016

Harshadray Nandlal Sanghrajka was born in India in 1941 but brought up and educated in Kenya. In 1958, at the age of 17, Harshad started working for an international oil company and in his 11 years of service moved up to Executive post in Management.


A simpleton turns into a destroyer to protect his family.

Swathy bags meaty role in Kolly

Swathy Narayanan of Jayasurya-starrer 'Su... Su... Sudhi Vathmeekam' fame has managed to clinch a meaty character in a Tamil film titled 'Ilai'. 

Amar Adatia: Gangsters, Gamblers, Geezers

Actor, writer, producer Amar Adatia is a bona-fide film-maker. Resolving to take the creative reins instead of continuing to be typecast into more minor and predictable roles as a young British-Asian, Adatia has launched a string of dynamic...

Rohit Ghai: Jamavar

Rohit Ghai understands the culinary traditions of India since it is his second nature. Growing up around Punjabi dishes and a fiery family of talented cooks he went on to become the Group Executive Chef of the JKS Group of restaurants, which...

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