SBI’s centenary celebration explores benefits of the UK-India FTA

The State Bank of India (SBI) and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce (FICCI) organised an economic conclave on Thursday 10 March 2022 with a reference to the roadmap 2030, agreed between the UK and India to double bilateral trades in...

50th anniversary of Bangladesh-India friendship celebrated in London

 Maitri Diwas (Friendship Day) was celebrated on 6 December 2021 marking 50 Years of India-Bangladesh Diplomatic ties. The occasion was observed in London by the High Commission of India and Bangladesh High Commission by jointly organising a...

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.  

Lord Woolley becomes the first Black man to head an Oxbridge college

A political and equalities activist has become the first black man to be elected head of an Oxbridge college. Lord Simon Woolley, founding director of campaign group Operation Black Vote, will be the newly elected principal of Cambridge University's...

University of Glasgow project investigating the effects of Covid-19

A project at the University of Glasgow that is aiming to better understand the effects that Covid-19 infection has on blood vessels and blood pressure has received a grant of £250,000 from national charity Heart Research UK.

Coalition to feed children and end starvation in Cowley Hill, Borehamwood

On 27th July, local partners announced a unique collaboration to provide nutritious midday meals to hundreds of children in Cowley Hill, Borehamwood, who are at risk of going hungry during these school summer holidays due to coronavirus.

770,000 people in England unable to speak English well

In an interview, the communities secretary, Sajid Javid revealed that 770,000 people living in England speak little or no English at all, and warned that up to 70% of them are women from the Bangladeshi and Pakistani communities.

Sigma sponsors transformation of Community Pharmacy 2025 vision

A donation from Sigma Pharmaceuticals plc is funding a three year PhD scholarship aimed at developing a coherent and transformative vision for English community pharmacy in 2025. The project has already begun in the Department of Pharmacy and...

A centre-left think tank has urged British parents to encourage or even push their children to vote once they turn 18, especially on this general election. This comes after the voting age for the Scottish independence referendum was lowered...

Twelve is a creative response to a shocking statistic from the Metropolitan Police: In the UK on average each year twelve women are murdered by family members in so called ‘honour’ killings.

The British Hindu Manifesto (BHM) was launched by Trupti Patel, President of Hindu Forum of Britain (HFB) at the ‘Dharma Rising’ conference organised by the British Board of Hindu Scholars (BBHS) and the National Council of Hindu Temples (NCHT)....

More than 2,000 people were evacuated from buildings in central London on April 1st, as toxic smoke filled the streets after an electrical fault triggered a massive underground fire near the Indian High Commission here as well as the London...

Almost two years on, we are still waiting for accounts, draft or final, from Praful Patel, pictured, Chairman of The India Overseas Trust 40th Anniversary Celebration Committee. In June 2013, this Committee organised a thanksgiving launch event...

Asian Charity Clarity rewards charities for being inclusive of women in their Trustees or management team. This metric outlines the top Asian charities (of more than 100) for Female Representation, given by the total number of Trustees or management...



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