2014 in a nutshell

Monday 15th December 2014 11:03 EST
 
 

India

January

•Common man Arvind Kejriwal becomes Delhi Chief Minister

•Riots case verdict: A shot in arm for Narendra Modi

•Chidambaram wants Congress to name its PM candidate

•Sikh farmer on hunger strike for prisoners' release

•Manmohan to step down, backs Rahul as successor

•Narendra Modi promises to reform taxation system

•Parsis take stock, exchange notes on World Zoroastrian Congress

•India breaks into elite space club with GSLV-D5 launch

•Pravasi Bhartiya Devas: Vara gets top award from Indian govt

•Rahul ready for PM role

•Modi, Salman celebrate Uttrarayan, Eid together

•Pravasi Bhartiya Divas: Narendra Modi steals the show

•Mysterious death for Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda

•R-Day commemorates India's constitution

•Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to be chief guest

•Jains in India get minority status

•Sydena, spiritual head of Dawoodi Bohras, dies at 102

February

•Expats, PIOs eligible for cooking gas connections

•FIR filed against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal

•7 Gujaratis in Padma awardees list

•India shows military might at R-Day parade

•Hyderabad-born Nadella named Microsoft CEO

•Chennai boy develops mobile app for women's safety

•Sachin, CNR Rao conferred Bharat Ratna

•Kejriwal up-in-arm against Ambani, Moily and Deora over gas prices

•US envoy hails Modi's 'development model'

•Lok Sabha passes Telangana bill

•'Lotus' to flurish in 16th Lok Sabha elections: poll survey

•Sheila will not contest elections

•Punjab CM calls SGPC chief a 'liar'

•Direct taxes remain unchanged in India's interim budget

•Modi's campaign over tea gets resounding response in 300 cities

March

•Madhusudan Mistry to contest against Modi

•BJP drops Harin Pathak, gives ticket to Paresh Rawal

•Karunanidhi expels Alagiri from DMK

•BJP announces six-party alliance in TN

•Times Now felicitates Indians across in world with NRI awards

•Top India Mujahideen operative Tehsin Akhtar arrested

•Modi to contest from Varanasi

•Dead Indian guru in freezer for 'deep meditation'

•Delhi High Court upholds death penalty to convicts in Nirbhaya case

•Modi's tea party campaign 'chai pe charcha' becomes global

•Vijayakanth to lead BJP campaign in TN

•BJP gaining in UP, concedes Akhilesh

•Jaya locks horns with Centre over release of Rajiv killers

•Anna announces support to 'Didi'

•Congress stood for ABCD of corruption: Narendra Modi

•Paswan's LJP to join hands with BJP

•Amnesty International demands details on Indian workers' death

•Skeletal remains of Indian Mutiny victims found in Punjab

•Sahara chief Subrata Roy sent to Tihar jail

•President signs Telangana bill

•Author, journalist Kushwant Singh passes away to 99

April

•Congress manifesto promises six more rights

•3 projects by Bangalore students win Nasa prize

•Bhullar escapes death sentence

•Polls begin on high note in India

•Modi will become PM: Advani

•AAP manifesto bats for healthy market economy

•Sonia files nomination from Rae Bareli

•BJP promises to improve economy, end policy paralysis

•UK honorary doctorate for 9-year-old Tamil Nadu girl

•Gandhi v/s Gandhi: Priyanka slams Varun

•Controversy erupts over Narendra Modi's marital status

•BJP PM candidate files nomination from Vadodara

•Poll panel chides Karnataka CM

•Police colluded with govt during Delhi riots

•No vengeful action against Vadra: Modi

•Narendra Modi promises houses, power for all by 2022

May

•Two FIRs filed against Narendra Modi

•Rahul told to stop using Bapu's name in electioneering

•Punjab minister found guilty of religious misconduct

•Vododara recorded highest jump in voting

•Modi magic through hologram

•Empty chairs greet Sonia in Guntur

•34 killed in Assam sectarian attack

•Modi, Modi, all the way

•The strategists behind Narendra Modi's poll campaign

•World rejoices Modi's victory

•Indians rejoice Modi at the helm

•Icebreaking meet of Indo-Pak PMs

•From chai wallah to Rockstar

•Narendra Modi has made history with huge victory

•Karnataka HC rejects Jaya's plea

•Anandiben takes oath as the first woman CM of Gujarat

June

•PM Modi begins with a bang

•Chinese PM congratulates Modi

•Telangana becomes 29th state of India

•Union minister Munde dies in road accident

•Naidu sworn in Andhra CM

•Vishwa Gujarti Samaj demands more international flights from Gujarat

•Modi magic charms Bhutan

•UK delegation holds talks with Haryana govt

•Modi effect, Gujarat gets clearance to raise Narmada dam's height

•Jaya, Karunanidhi oppose Modi govt's 'use Hindi' directive

•3 Gujaratis travel from London to Ahmedabad for charity

•Gujarat to host Pravasi Bharatiya Divas next year

 July

•29 killed in Chennai building collapse

•Gurgaon students win gold medal at Olympad

•India can be satellite launch service provider: NaMo

•Modi asks BJP MPs to use social media

•46 nurses return to India from Iraq

•TDP sweeps civic bodies in AP, TRS in Telangana

•Modi govt's first budget woos foreign investors

•Dhoti issue rocks Tamil Nadu Assembly

•Modi govt asks UN mission to vacate rent-free office in Delhi

•Chinese President invites Modi for APEC summit

•Narendra Modi to visit US in September

•TN govt to enact law against dhoti

•Haryana HSGPC: Badal asks Centre to intervene

•BJP leadership now wants polls in Delhi

•Euthanasia: SC seeks response from states

•Morari Bapu starts his historic Ram Katha in Rome

August

•Sania named Telangana's ambassador

•14 school children killed as train rams school bus

•Now seedless Indian mangoes

•Modi launches unique web platform to get citizens' ideas

•India summons Lankan envoy over article on Jaya

•My govt's first responsibility is towards poorest, Modi tells Kerry

•Modi slams Pakistan for proxy war against India

•Imam held for supporting ISIS jihadists

•Clean chit to Narendra Modi in poll code violation case

•India, US agree on arms deal, but technology transfer remains key

•Family don't want Bharat Ratna for Netaji

•Come, make in India, Modi tells investors

•India calls off talks with Pakistan over its envoy meeting J&K separatist

•PM greeets Indians in 18 languages

•Intolerance, violence a betrayer of democracy: President Mukherjee

•Survey brings life to a standstill in Telangana

•Delhi boy wins gold at Informatics Olympiad

•Asian Voice revives campaign for London-Ahmedabad direct flights

•B K S Iyengar who took yoga to world is no more

September

•Modi's Japan visit a grand success

•Agreement signed to develop Varanasi into smart city

•PM offers prayers at ancient Buddhist temples in Kyoto

•Japan to invest over $ 33.58 bn in India; ready to support Bullet trains

•UK delegation meets Andhra CM to discuss investment

•My full support for re-starting direct Ahmedabad-London flight: Anar Patel

•Parties close ranks to slam Musharraf's Modi remark

•India on alert after al-Qaeda announces local wing

•Over 200 killed in J&K floods; PM Modi offers Rs 10 bn relief

•Modi, Sharif reach out over flood relie

•Andhra capital to be around Vijayawada

•All-party committee for direct flight formed under BJP whip Manshukhbhai

•India, Australia seal nuclear deal

•Time for India-China bonhomie

•Ethnic tough to Xi's dinner meet with Modi

•15 Hyderabad youths who wanted to join ISIS apprehended

•India firmly behind Modi's reforms, finds study

•BJP suffers shock defeat in by-elections

•Modi's historic US visit begins on Sept 26

•Border row spoils Modi-Xi rapport

•PM to charm America's corporate elite

•US senate designates Sept 30 as 'US-India partnership day'

•Tickets to Madison Square reception sold out

•3 MoUs signed between Gujarat and China

•First Lady springs Awara surprise

•Xi pays tribute to Gandhi

October

•Amma jailed for 4 years

•India, US to 'Chalein Saath Saath'

•India's Mars orbiter enters red planet's orbit

•Panneerselvam takes oath as TN CM

•Keeping a tradition alive, Xi meets family of Dr Kotnis

•Modi invited to visit UK on January 30

•9 civilians killed in Pak firing

•Karnataka HC denies bail to Jaya

•Modi attacks Hooda over Vadra-DLF deal

•Modi wields broom to launch 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'

•25 killed in Andhra cyclone

•Nobel peace prize for Malala, Satyarthi

•Vince Cable seeks to boost business ties with India

•Pakistan again asks UN to intervene in J&K

•Modi launches 'Gram Yojana,' asks MPs to adopt a village

•India set to enter global nuclear club

November

•Fadnavis to be sworn as BJP's first CM of Maharashta

•Jaya returns home after 3 weeks in jail

•Khattar sworn in as Haryana CM

•Sardar Patel's birth anniversary to be celebrated as National Integration Day

•India, Vietnam sign deals on strategic, defence partnership

•Sikh diaspora urged to boycott Punjab CM

•Modi hails Sardar Patel as Indira Gandhi fades away

•50 nations back Modi's call for international Yoga Day

•Modi inducts 21 new faces in ministry expansion

•Lankan Tamil CM hits out at Rajapaksa govt

•Jaya disqualified for 10 years from contesting elections

•WTO impasse broken as India, US reach food security deal

•Medical Council of India probing graft charges against 300 doctors

•Baroness Sandip Verma leads a business delegation to India

•Obama to be chief guest at India's Republic Day celebrations

•Professionals join Modi ministry

December

•Changing face of India

•Modi announces special package for Northeast

•Moists kill 14 CRPF men in Chhattisgarh

•Tight security for Obama, Modi on India's R-Day

•Mosi, Sharif break ice with handshake in Nepal

•Shiv Sena to join BJP govt in Maharashtra

•Modi's estranged wife seeks withdrawal of security guards

International

January

•US to proceed with Khobragade's prosecution

•Musharraf seeks forgiveness as treason trial looms in

•Gay men, women face harassment in Uganda

•Indian Mujahideen more lethal: US report

•US company refuses to supply guns to Pak

•Innocent Hindus attacked in Bangladesh

•7 Indians among 30 most admired people in the world

•Sheikh Hasina sworn in Bangladesh PM

•Dawood Ibrahim not in the country: Pakistan

•Indian's device takes on US TV giants

•Indian donates $ 1mn to University of Michigan

•SA Hindus outraged by 'provocative' pictures

February

•Obama's India-born critic indicted

•Musharraf wants overseas treatment

•US military eases rules on religious beards, tattoos

•Rakesh Khurana named dean of Harvard College

•India-born scientist wins technology 'Nobel'

•Pak court issues arrest warrant against Musharraf in treason trial

•Defence spending by Russia, China rising

•Koirala sworn in Nepal PM

•Unsafe Bangla factories still selling clothes to western giants

March

•10 Indian-Americans in race for 2014 elections in US

•Ukranian President voted out

•US court permits Sikh group to summon Manmohan Singh

•Corruption widespread in India: US report

•Malaysian jet missing, 5 Indians among 230 on board

•Afghan Taliban threaten to attack presidential poll

•No problem with gay marriage, says Dalai Lama

•China hikes military spending, Japan expresses disquiet

•More bodies discovered from mass graves in Sri Lanka

•Michelle Obama felicitates Indian acid attack victim Laxmi

•More compensation to Rana Plaza victims

•No motive found to explain disappearance of Malaysian jet

•Famine stalks Sindh area in Pak, 160 dead

•Sri lanka 'complicit' in torture to Tamils: Report

•Lankan politician to be tried for killing Briton

April

•UN initiates probe into Lanka war crimes

•Musharraf indicted for treason, faces death

•Hindu temple set on fire in Pakistan

•Pervez Musharraf survives assassination attempt

•Indian-origin professor among top thinkers

•UN asks Lanka to cooperate with UNHRC probe

•Pulitzer prize for Bangalore-born Vijay Seshadri

•Pakistan hid Osama Bin Laden from the US

•Indian named US presidential envoy for global entrepreneurship

•Abdullah leads Ghani in first partial results of Afghan vote

•Nepal in talks to avert Sherpa strike

•Hotelier Chatwal pleads guilty to US campaign contribution scheme

May

•Mark Shand, a friend of Asian elephants, passes away

•Bhagat Singh's name not mentioned in FIR: Pak police

•Hindu homes, temple attacked in Bangladesh

•Boko Haram offers to swap kidnapped Nigerian girls for prisoners

•Indian-American named dean of top US law school

•Sikh protesters forcibly enter Pak parliament premises

•Gunmen attack Indian consulate in Afghanistan

June

•4 arrested for killing pregnant Pak woman

•US Sikhs hire strategist

•34 killed as terrorists attack Karachi airport

•Pakistan's Geo News TV's license suspended

•In primaries, 2 PIOs score modest victories in California

•Taliban kill 50 Afghan voters, cut off fingers of 11

•Deadly riots flare up in Sri Lanka resort

•Bangladesh court delays verdict on war crimes

•Hindu spiritual leader takes his message of peace to Rome

•34 Indians evacuated in Iraq

•Sikh group challenges immunity to Manmohan

July

•Pal army pounds main Taliban town

•Delhi opens up to reach out to Dhaka

•Pak family slits throats of young couple over love marriage

•Australian govt gives temporary relief to Lanka asylum seekers

•Ghani wins fraud-hit Afghan election: preliminary results

•Pak parliament passes tough anti-terror law

•Afghan presidential rivals reach deal to recount all votes

•Pakistan army seizes most of key city from Taliban

•Buddhist monk accused of promoting Lanka riots

•Simple apology can smelt heart of victims

•Bodies of Malaysian plane crash victims handed over

•Lankan politician jailed for killing Briton

August

•Kerry's India visit aims at building bridge with Modi govt

•Former Pak CJ slaps libel suit on Imran Khan

•Lankan asylum seekers detained in Australia

•Indian family abducted in Libya

•Modi wins hearts in Nepal

•Nawaz Sharif regrets Pakistan's troubled ties with India

•Pak seeks tarrif protection to break MFN deadlock

•India invited to join Lanka probe panel

•Sikh man, his mother attacked in NY

•BAPS opens stone temple in Robbinsville

•Sharif's followers tried to kill me: Imran Khan

•Nawaz Sharif rakes up Kashmir issue in I-Day address

•Indian origin professor wins 'Nobel prize of mathematics'

•Anti-govt protests continue amid deadlock over talks in Pakistan

•Lanka bars entry of UN war crimes team

September

•Pak mulls selective use of force against protesters

•Modi invited to address meeting at House of Commons

•US mobilizes allies to widen assault on ISIS

•Lottery to decide who will attend Modi's public reception in US

•ISIS trying to expand in Pakistan

•Paksitan protest groups upbeat on talks

•India talks tough on One-China policy, says reaffirm one-India policy first

•Pak HC orders release of protesters; Imran, Qadri mount pressure on Sharif

•Taliban group in Pakistan gives up armed struggle

•Aga Khan's museum of Islamic art opened in Toronto

•Murder case registered against Sharif

•Afghanistan claimants agree on unity govt

October

•Modi woos diaspora at giant New York rally

•At UN, PM asks world leaders to work for genuine peace

•Lifetime Indian visa for PIO cardholders

•Hong Kong protesters vow to renew democracy call

•Ashraf Ghani takes oath as new Afghan president

•Lanka resumes train services to war-battered Jaffna

•Gujarat-born Nadir Patel is Canada's new envoy to India

November

•'Modi Express' to take PM's fans from Melbourne to Sydney

•Musharraf rules out conflict with India

•Hong Kong police clear protesters, barricades at key sites

•Indian in US sentenced to death for killing baby, her grandmother

•Pakistan using militants as proxies to counter Indian Army

•Suicide bomber kills 62 on Pak side of Wagah border

•200 feared dead in Lanka landslide

•5 Indian fishermen sentenced to death by Lankan court

•Bangladesh Islamist leader sentenced to death for war crimes

•Gurdwra vandalised in Australia's Perth

•Bill Clinton campaigns for Ami Bera in electoral battle

•50 nations back Modi's call for International Yoga Day

•9 Indian-Americans win US election

•Pak Taliban threaten to attack India

•44 held for lynching Pak Christian couple

•FBI puts 'Lady Ttaliban' diplomat under surveillance

•Ties with India top priority, Cameron tells Modi

•G20 backs PM Modi's agenda on black money, tax avoidance

•Modi pushes for pact to improve free trade agreement with ASEAN

•PM Modi charms diaspora in Sydney

•Norwegian envoy rejects Rajapaksa's allegation

•Mumbai attack vistims seek $ 688 mn from Pak accused

•ISIS flags hoisted near Islamabad

•Obama's executive action gives succour to many Indians

•450,000 illegal Indian immigrants in US

•Sharif seeks Obama's help to settle Kashmir issue

•Lanka frees 5 Indian death row fishermen

December

•Sri Lanka candidate vows to scrap presidential system

•Anni Dewani's parents plan to sue Shrien for not disclosing his sexuality

•Imran Khan threatens to shut down Pakistan

•Egypt erupts after Mubarak cleared of murder charges

UK

January

•Asian schoolboy,13, ranked in top 1% of UK's brightest

•Hindus and Sikhs launch petition against 'Asian' label in grooming cases

•Downing Street threatens 25 hate clerics with 'Asbos'

•Ex-mayor Bhupendra Patel told to resign over benefit fraud

•Well-worthy Asians top New Year's Honours List

•3 Indians named Royal Pharmaceutical Society Fellows

•AAA: a reputation of inspiring and excellence...

•Long term immigrants in UK unwelcoming towards the new

•Surgeon makes history with operation on unborn baby

•Britain prepares for Centenary commemorations of the First World War

•Young jobless Asians on the rise

•Sikhs demand probe into Thatcher link to Operation Bluestar

•Asian men jailed for making £ 1.27m of counterfeit £ 10 notes

•Khushwant Singh awarded Fellowship of King's College London

•Alok Sharma MP appointed as new Co-chairman of the Conservative Friends of India

•Indian-origin student challenges UK universities on 'voluntary' gender segregation

•Institute of Jainology celebrates 11th Ahimsa Day at House of Commons

•NHS forced to recruit new doctors from India

•Female foeticide amongst British Asians attracts severe criticism

February

•Birmingham salutes Mother India'

•Brit-Indians organise 'Run for Unity' on India's Republic Day

•Remembering the 'Mahatma'

•Hague confirms Thatcher's involvement in Operation Blue Star

•Indian High Commission hosts a gala reception to celebrate India's 65th Republic Day

•Punjabi Circle International organises its first gala UK cultural awards in Hounslow

•Indian diaspora denounce proposal to scrap OCI and PIO cards

•Pakistani doctor successfully removes woman's 2 kg tumour

•Labour MP Yasmin Qureshi apologises for comparing Gaza and Holocaust

•Modi Tea Club, UK distribute free tea in Hounslow West

•Asian Achievers Awards flaunts a new look

•Scotland referendum may be a big blow for Cameron

•Sikhs warn Conservatives of possible boycott

•Britain's future King pledges to destroy ivory in palace

•Lord Noon asks prominent invitees to empower UEL students

March

•Cameron to risk Indo-British relation to plug gap in UK budget

•BBC gets its first Assistant Editor of Gujarati origin

•Teenage victim of grooming gang raped by 30 men in only six hours

•Shrien Dewani given more time to fight extradition over wife's murder

•British Sikhs express disappointment in Lib Dems over 1984 massacre

•Survey shows Britain has 56 sterling billionaires, including 7 of Indian origin

•Dewani loses appeal against extradition to South Africa

•Leading lights of the British Community Awards a gala ceremony at the House of Commons

•UK calls for international probe into Lankan massacre

•Report reveals fundamentalists aim to replace teachers with radicals

•Indians in London come face to face with NaMo at the famous “Chai Pe Charcha'

•Further changes to immigration rules announced

•Rare sward of Sikh Maharaja Ranjit Singh auctioned on 18, March 2014

•Mittal Champions Trust dissolved after receiving complaints

•India's external affairs minister Salman Khurshid visits UK, creates controversy

•Asian Voice Editor CB Patel to go behind bars in aid of St Lukes

•Date set for Dewani extradition

•High Commissioner of India presents his credentials to Queen

•Royal Mail releases stamp on Noor Inayat Khan

•20th anniversary of the campaign to save Bhaktivedanta Manoor celebrated in the Parliament

April

•Cameron under pressure for Operation Bluestar probe

•Manchester Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan hosts Dr Kiran Bedi and Dame Asha Khemka

•Osborne announces he will 'fight' for full employment in UK

•PM David Cameron presents award at Sewa pioneers event

•Asian Voice hosts successful 2-day inspirational youth conference

•Cameron under pressure to expel jobless EU migrants

•PM Cameron hosts fourth Vaisakhi at No 10

•Bangladeshi visa centre launched in Leicester

•Conservatives appoint first Asian male in the cabinet

•Life sentence for gay husband who killed wife to hide sexuality

•Asians flurishing in all fields in UK

•No 10 investigates Council's links to Islamic extremists

•Son wins battle to deny his father share of his wealth

•Launch of the British Sikh report 2014

•Young girl from Harrow set to be Labour's MP candidate

May

•Mayhem over Mango

•Asian community grieves the untimely death of RAF officer

•UK-based Indian to raise funds by walking from Kanyakumari to Delhi

•London to host Vaisakhi in Trafalgar Square

•India becomes polio-free nation

•Indian doctors: why so many struck off?

•Asian accountant suffers savage attack outside popular restaurant

•The changing face of Britain

•Indian High Commissioner takes up student work visa issue

•Indian troops played crucial role during Second World War

•Jail for British girl who attacked Sikh pensioner

•Lord Bilimoria appointed as Chancellor of the University of Birmingham

•Amir Khan to build orphanage

•Wealthy Asians bedazzle Britain

•Prince Harry honours troops killed in Italy battle

•Sutton loses his battle with bowel cancer

June

•AMGR reunion at Bedford

•Hindu and Muslims could get Eid and Diwali bank holiday

•OFBJP organises victory celebration in Harrow

•Labour dominates as more Asians elected to Local elections

•British Sikhs protest Operation Bluestar

•British official agree to help India over mango ban

•Asian community kickstarts summer with fantastic Anand Mela

•Goans celebrate World Goa Day in London

•Small increase in number of Asians granted titles

•4 Asians make it to Times Top 25 female techpreneurs list

•Worrying number of British-born teen jihadists flock to Syria

•Asian peers discuss issues raised in Queen's speech

•Britain celebrates Noor Inayat Khan's centenary birthday

•Priti Patel slams BBC over its dismissive response to Indian election coverage complaint

 July

•London to host Regional Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

•Priti Patel MP emphasises strong Essex-India trade links

•Midnight walkers turn Harrow pink for St Luke's

•Speaker of the House of Commons hosts reception for the British Punjabis

•Britain honours Overseas Heroes from the First World War

•Britain one step closer to quitting EU

•Gandhi statue to be erected outside Parliament

•High Commissioner hosts reception to honour Indian community stalwarts

•Anjool Malde Trust announces 2014 award winners

•London to launch first legal guide dedicated to Hindus

•Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities wait longer for kidney transplants

•Exhibition on Sikh, Indian soldiers' role in 11nd World War

•Gandhi an asset to the Parliament Square

•A new South Asia Institute in London

•British Imams condemn ISIS

•Human Achievers Foundaton hosts first award ceremony in House of Lords

•PM Cameron woos audience at CF India annual lunch

•Church of England finally gives go-ahead to female bishops

•History made as PM visits Indian business for the first time

•DDO Solicitors host legends for Sir Ian Botham's Charity

•Five Asian men who sexually assaulted teenage girl jailed for 23 years

•High Commissioner of India hosts a reception for the Indian cricket team

August

•Brimingham welcomes first direct flight from China

•Leading economist establishes Mahatma Gandhi Statue Trust

•Indian student get £ 3,500 compensation for illegal detainment at Heathrow

•Britain's Indian community lose estimated £ 132 m in banking fees every year

•Miliband tries to present himself as a man principle

•Doctors turning away millions of patients

•Baroness Warsi resigns

•Asia community left disheartened as Britain marks the Beginning of World War 1

•Labour Pary hosts its major Eid-ul-Fitr celebration

•Pakistani Muslim community comes together to encourage peers to save more lives

•British Sikhs demand a special monument to remember the fallen

•Janmashtami at Bhaktivedanta Manor- the home of Lord Krishna

•PM: We have to fight 'monstrous' ISIS jihadis or face mayhem on our streets

•Celebration of Indian colour, music, dance and faith comes to Westminister

•Seema makes it to the Shadow Cabinet

•Clegg visits India with a 40 strong trade delegation

•Independenxce Day celebrated in London

•UK's richest man calls for greater trade links with India

•Temple raises £30,000 for local Hospice

•More than 1,500 UK Muslims fighting for jihad

September

•Law minister Shailesh Vara visits India

•British-Indian named as 'most romantic man in London'

•Men jailed for 70 years for a horrific kidnap and torture

•Sarat Bose remembered in London

•Justice Minister Vara interacts with Indian MPs in Gujarat

•British Indians split amidst Scottish tug of war

•Priti patel explains her non-participation in Kashmir debate

•London school makes Sanskrit compulsory

•India-born baker named 'flavour queen'

•Singer Arijit Singh receives Youth Icon Award from NISU UK

•Teenager campaigning to become Nisa's chief executive

•Leading French university rewards honorary professorship to Dr Lalvani

•Tharoor talks about India's role in strengthening the Scottish union

•Asian Achievers awards and the winners are...

October

•Manchester-India strategy commended by the Indian High Commissioner

•Petrol station worker jailed for claiming false benefits

•Family of dead grandfather demands PM's intervention

•Sajid David: the first Asian Prime Minister?

•Britain joins war against jihadists

•Shrien saga: the final chapter

•Lord Noon amongst Labour Grandees up in arms

•London celebrates Gandhiji's 145th birth anniversary

•Secretary of State visits India to strengthen cultural ties

•Joanna Lumley calls for Nepal to stop mass animal sacrifice

•Diwali on the Square

•Foreign Office to host major celebration of UK Indian diasppora

November

•PM Cameron assures multicultural Britain for Asian electorate

•Swraj wins hearts of British Indian diaspor at the Regional Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

•Indian diaspora celebrates the first ever Dadabhai Naoroji awards

•Prime Minister hosts reception at 10 Downing Street

•Liberal Democrats host Diwali function at Admiralty House

•Remembering the fallen heroes

•Lord Loomba receives lifetime achievement award

•Thousands celebrate Diwali at the Hare Krishna temple

•Indian student's untimely death saddens community

•Gandhi statue attracts donations from all across the globe

•Labour Party to hold a special summit for Britain's self employed

•Swaminarayan school judged as excellent in all areas

•UK parliament commemorates the Sikh contributions to World War 1

•World's oldest couple celebrate their joint birthdays

•Dewani urged to explain himself on the witness stand

•Child sex ring linked to politicians

•Expats helping to fight ebola in West Africa

December

•Leicester chef wins second gold at culinary world cup

•Six year old sacrifices dream to help Royal British Legion

•Research reveals Indian Hindus have second highest salaried job in Britain

•CB's 9-hour detention in 1986 at Mumbai airport- a Lurking Question

•His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj's 94th birthday celebrated

•Student vote could swing 2015 election, suggests study

•Modi govt's policies will reduce poverty and caste discrimination in India, Lord Loomba predicts

•Indian fighter pilot's statue unveiled in Kent

Sports

January

•Australia power to 8-wicket victory over England

•Cook calls on seniors to avoid Ashes whitewash

•SA win by 10 wickets over India, clinch series

•A perfect farewell for Jacques Kallis

•Schumacher battles for life after ski fall

•Another humiliating defeat for England

•Kevin Pietersen rules out retirement, wants to win Ashes back

•Serenea Willaims wins Brisbane International

•India down Pakistan in U-19 final

•Henman to launch 'Road to Wimbledon' in India

•Finch ton powers Australia to win 1st ODI

•Zol to lead Indian colts in U-19 World Cup

•Australia take 3-0 lead in ODI series

•India lose first ODI to New Zealand by 24 runs

February

•Australia stun England; win ODI series 4-1

•BCCI decides to revive India-Pakistan cricket ties

•Will the world of cricket dare let India walk away?

•Taylor ton delivers series truimph to New Zealand

•Indian women coast to 7-wicket win over Lanka

•England end OZ tour with another defeat

•India fail again against Black Caps

•BCCI chief's son-in-law indicted for betting

•Cameron takes up Pietersen's case with selectors

•Indians spirited show not enough

•Sachin, Warne to lead teams in Lord's bicentenary

•BCCI chief Srinivasan to be next ICC boss

•Yuvraj makes to India's World T20, Ishant axed

•England give chance to Moeen Ali, Steohen Parry in World T20

•NZ score series win over India

•India retain second plaace in ICC ratings

•Yuvraj, Karthik go for record price at IPL auction

•IPL may be shifted to SA due to elections

March

•IPL all set to shift to South Africa

•Steyn leads SA to crushing win over Aussies

•Murdoch wins Olympics medel in curling

•England beat India in U-19 World Cup cricket

•Virat Kohli to lead India in Asia Cup

•Sehwag to captain MCC in match against Durham

•England level ODI series with Windies

•Darren Stevens cleared of corruption charges

•India knocked out of Asia Cup

•ITPL: Mumbai bag Nadal, Sania and Bopanna

•Malinga, Therimanne help Lanka clinch Asia Cup

•Australia clinch series against South Africa

•Ronaldo becomes world's wealthiest footballer

•India end Asia Cup campaign with victory over Afghanistan

•Gavaskar wants India coach Fletcher sacked

•First leg of IPL to be played in UAE

•Saina Nehwal drops to world No 8

•Sachin Tendulkar named cricketer of the generation

•England end T20 series with thrilling win over West Indies

•SC asks BCCI chief Srinivasa to step down

•India inch closer to semis in World T20

•IPL set for May 1 return to India

•Pietersen named Delhi Daredevils captain

April

•India, Lanka, Proteas & Windies in T20 semis

•Anand to challenge Carlsen again

•Chennai street kids head to Brazil to play the World Cup

•Gavaskar named BCCI chief for IPL

•Sri Lanka thrash India to win World T20 title

•Women's T320: Australia thrash England

•Indian football goes IPL way

•Best chance for Panesar to prove his worth

•Wisden honours Shikhar Dhawan

•IPL: Chennai crush Delhi

•Jonathan Trott quits cricket following illness

•Srinivasan, 12 cricketers named in match-fixing report

May

•Mumbai Indians qualify for IPL play-offs

•ECB plans better engagement with the Asian community

•Rajasthan Royals win a thriller

•2 Indian women cricketers in Rest of World team

•A tough decision to accept England offer: Paul Farbrace

•Victory for Rajasthan Royals, Chennai Super Kings

•Busy time for Leicestershire county cricket club

•Amir Khan seeks to fight with Mayweather

•Jeetan Patel plays crucial role in Warwickshire's victory

•MI beat Sunrisers by 7 wickets

•Cricket rocked by new fixing evidence

•Punjab stop Delhi, Mumbai Indians beat Rajasthan Royals

June

•Manish Pandey guides Kolkata to second IPL victory

•Gautam Gambhir returns to Team India for tour to England

•Samit Patel knocks on England test door with unbeaten century

•Pakistan women judokas to help India

•Football fever grips the world

•Virat Kohli again tops ICC player rankings for ODI batsmen

•Lanka win one-day series amid controversial run out

•India win 1st ODI against Bangladesh

•Germany mark World Cup century in style, US upset Ghana

•Lanka clinch a draw against England in 1st test

•India win ODI series against Bangladesh

•India to play tests, ODI series in Australia before World Cup 2015

•3 convicted for plot to fix English football matches

July

•Saina wins Super Series title

•India face uphill task at Trent Bridge

•Srinivasan takes over as ICC chairman

•England must aware fo India's new stars: Kevin Pietersen

•England selectors overlook Panesar

•Golf Society aims to raise money for charities

•Germany become world cup champions again

•India, England first test ends in draw

•Indian cagers win over China in Asia Cup

•India may accept umpire review system

•Hystoric win at Lord's

•Saina Nehwal pulls out of Glasgow CWG

•Philippines halt India's dream run in Asia Cup Basketball

August

•India on 5th position at Commonwealth games

•How India aided South Africa's return to international cricket

•BAPS organises sports tournaments

•Moeen puts India in a spin as England level series

•Amir keen to start boxing academy in Punjab

•Anderson, Jadeja not found guilty

•Disgraced Indian officials set free for lack of evidence

•Humilitating defeat at Manchester

•Lanka beat Pak by 7 wickets

•Indians win 5 medals at archery world cup

•India-Pak test series to resume from Dec 2015

•Mithali leads Indian eves to victory over England

•England rout India; win series 3-1

•India beat Pakistan 1-0 in football match

•Jayawardene ends test career on a high

•BCCI puts Ravi Shastri in charge of ODI series

•Turban ban: BFI lodges official complaint with Fiba

•Boxer Amir Khan launches The Amir Khan Foundation

September

•India thrash England; take unbeatable lead

•India number one in ICC ODI rankings

•Indian pacers to train under McGrath

•Sachin's autobiography releasing on Nov 6

•IPL not good for cricket: Iam Botham

•England clinch 3-run victory in T20

•Cilic wins US open for 1st Grand Slam title

•Serbia beat India 3-2 in Davis Cup World Group play-off

•Ravi Shahstri backs Duncan Fletcher

•Saqlin to help Ajmal correct illegal action

•Asian games: India's medal tally 11 on day 4

•Turban row: Fiba puts the ball in BFI's court

•Boxer Manoj Kumar to finally get Arjuna award

•Dhoni leads team out of hotel over home-cooked biryani

October

•Sania, Seema clinch gold, India maintain 9th place

•Pujara slams maiden hundred in county cricket

•Shastri to continue as team director till 2015 WC

•Banning doosra a great loss: Moeen Ali

•India end Asian Games with reduced medal tally

•Mohammed Shami shines in India's 2nd ODI voctory over West Indies

November

•Kohli to lead against Lanka; Dhoni, Bhuvneshwar rested

•No cricket with West Indies, says BCCI

•Sania Mirza-Cara Black pair wins WTA Finals title

•Ishant, openers power India to 169-run win over Lanka

•Pak win first test series against Australia in 20 years

•BCCI demands $42 mn in damages from WICB

•Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan take India to series win

•Injured Dhoni to miss Brisbane test, Kohli to captain

•Virat, Mithali on ICC awards list

•Kohli makes it 5-0 for India against Lanka

•Indian shuttlers made history in China

•Terry Walsh quits as chief coach of Indian hockey team

•Anand's gamble backfires as Carlsen defends crown

•Australian cricketer Hughes critical after being hit by ball

•England to take on Sri Lanka in One-day series

December

•Adelaide to host first India-Australia test

•Indian shuttler Sindhu retains Macau Open title

•India women beat South Africa by 16 runs in one-off T20

•Indian-origin Israeli cricket umpire dies ofter being hit by ball


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