The Indian community in Canada and around the world is concerned about strained relations between the two countries following Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's allegations of Indian government involvement in the fatal shooting of Hardeep Singh Nijjar, the Khalistan Tiger Force chief, in Canada. This tension has made travel between India and Canada difficult for ordinary people, affecting their daily lives and jobs. Canadian citizens of Indian origin and NRIs of non-Sikh faith, express deep concerns and call for dialogue to resolve the issue. They emphasise the importance of maintaining control over language and emotions while making demands. They also hope for improved relations between India and Canada for the sake of Indian students studying in Canada and emphasise that innocent people should not be punished due to India’s posed visa restrictions on Canada. 

Leicester Schoolchildren Tour Parliament to Help Boost Career Aspirations

 group of pupils from 5 Leicester schools have toured London and the Houses of Parliament in a bid to help raise their life and career aspirations.

Hindu Economic Summit discusses uniting vision and prosperity to inspire the business community

The Hindu Economic Forum of the UK (HEF-UK) marked a historic milestone with its recent event, the "Hindu Economic Summit: Uniting Vision and Prosperity." Held on 21 September 2023, at the Anoopam Mission, Swaminarayan Temple, Denham. The summit brought...

South Asian diaspora demands justice for Kandula

A tragic and unsettling incident has sent shockwaves through the South Asian community globally, when the story of a 23-year-old Indian student who was killed after being flung 100 feet away as a police car struck her at a speed of nearly 119...

Saudi Arabia, UAE among six new countries invited to join BRICS

Six more nations have been asked to join the BRICS group of countries, which has promised to support the "Global South". 

India set to welcome world leaders for G20 summit

The national capital of India is gearing up for the high-profile G20 Summit early next month. Apart from strict security that will be put in place in Delhi, the arrangements also include hotel bookings for the delegates. Over 30 hotels will...

India creates history as the first nation to land spacecraft on the moon's southern pole

India has achieved the remarkable feat of becoming the first nation to effectively land a spacecraft on the southern pole of the moon. Chandrayaan-3 had the ambitious goal of being the pioneering spacecraft to make contact with a sector of the...

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...

Alpesh Patel’s Political Sketchbook: I asked Kissinger, AI and Chanakya, What India Should Do About China and UK Relations

As a former Council Member of Chatham House (Royal Institute for International Affairs) I wondered how Foreign Relations might be ‘wargamed’ or ‘chess boarded’ in the future. I also gave a lecture at the University of International Business...

Asian Sports Foundation’s strategy launched to get more Asians into sports

Asian Sports Foundation’s (ASF) Strategy ‘Active Lives, Healthy Futures’ was launched at City Hall London on 18th September 2023. The strategy is to focus on improving the health of the Asian community living in England. Among the attendees...

India win historic gold in dressage team event at Asian games

India won its first gold medal on the day in Equestrian, with the dressage team securing a historic top-podium finish, beating the likes of China and Hong Kong in Asian games. The quartet of Sudipti Hajela, Divyakriti Singh, Hriday Vipul Chheda,...

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.

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...

First song 'Ve Fukrey' from Fukrey is out

The cheerful and upbeat song 'Ve Fukrey' from the movie 'Fukrey 3' is out now. Pulkit Samrat, Varun Sharma, Manjot Singh and Pankaj Tripathi are among the movie's actors who appear in the song, which was choreographed by Bosco Martis and sung...

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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