Uganda fundraiser event in Leicester

A fundraiser event in Leicester next month to mark the 50th anniversary of the Ugandan exodus is expected to bring together scores of people from home and abroad.  

UK Ministers pay tribute to Bangabandhu on Bangladesh's 51st Anniversary of Independence and National Day

British Ministers and senior parliament members paid profound homage to Bangladesh’s Founding Father Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and lauded Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s outstanding leadership in strengthening inclusive democracy, economic...

Remembering Shri Khodidasbhai Dhamecha on his second death anniversary

The strong foundation of heritage, philanthropy and service built by Shri Khodidasbhai Dhamecha is an inspiration for future generations and our communities. 

Tribute to Pravinbhai Sangani: Community pioneer and Renaissance Man

Pravinkumar Girdharlal Sangani, a well known figure from Birmingham’s Hindu Community passed away in Australia last week, aged 77, after a short illness.  

Recently, I came across a story on ‘6 Women Help Award-Winning Weavers Across India earn Rs 60 lakh in 2 Months’. By the time of writing this column, the amount raised had already gone upto Rs 75 Lakh. The story by Rinchen Norbu Wangchuk and...

The last of the US soldiers have left the Bagram airbase. Bagram, about one hour north of Kabul,  was at the centre of the US war in Afghanistan for almost 20 years. It was the hub of the vast military airlift operation to ferry supplies for...

On 17 June 2021, Kenneth David Kaunda, the first President of Zambia, bid adieu to this world after a brief illness.  He was 97. He is survived by thirty grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.  Often described as the man who “founded...

The Home Office has published a draft “Code of practice on preventing illegal working” which should be read with the “Employer’s Guide to Right to Work Checks” last updated in June 2021. These changes reflect changes following the end of the...

After Brexit, the Commonwealth provides an opportunity to leverage “Commonwealth” for global good for promoting strong economic and cultural linkages as well as the use of English as the most spoken language in the world.

One cannot but admire that in just 30 years of reforms, China now commands the title of the 2nd biggest economy of the world after the US. Of course the political and economic model of China is quite different.



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