The Windrush generation or the immigrants that came to the UK after, integrated with the British and crafted a harmonious way of living with each other. Together, they created a multicultural fabric of Britain. Since then, each ethnic minority community has grown tremendously in various sectors and walks of life in the UK and achieved so much. As a result of which, the differences are apparent. A recent incident in a shop in Peckham poses a different challenge for race and diversity. 

MSDUK Business and Innovation Show 2023: Empowering ethnic minority businesses

The MSDUK Business and Innovation Show 2023 brought together hundreds of dynamic ethnic minority businesses and showcased the organisation's steadfast commitment to inspiring the next generation of ethnic minority founders and supporting their...

Exploring one’s sense of belongingness with No But Where Are You Really From?"

A ground-breaking initiative called The Gallery, conceived by Artichoke in collaboration with public artist Martin Firrell, is currently showcasing 11 unique artworks, consisting of seven selections made from a global open call that garnered...

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...

Elavenil strikes gold in Rio Shooting World Cup

Olympian Elavenil Valarivan won the women’s 10m air rifle event to clinch her second gold at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup Rifle/Pistol competition at Rio de Janeiro. Elavenil was perfection personified in the...

ECB charity partnerships to provide free cricket to more school children

New and expanded ECB charity partnerships will provide free cricket to more state school children, open up talent pathways to young people from state schools and ethnically diverse communities, and help young British South Asian cricketers make...

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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