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...

Leading EdTech business launches franchise in the UK following recent global success

The British Youth International College (BYITC), the Glasgow-headquartered but globally operating educational technology (EdTech) business, has launched its successful franchise model in the UK. 

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.

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...

Adiba Jaigirdar is the award-winning, critically acclaimed and bestselling author of The Henna Wars, Hani & Ishu’s Guide to Fake Dating, and A Million to One. A Bangladeshi/Irish writer and former teacher, she has an MA in Postcolonial Studies...

Customers of a reputed travel company are apparently enraged at the holiday firm after they were refused to be entitled to refunds under the ‘snow guarantee’ for ski trips, Daily Mail reported. The report says that there were only a handful...

Tamil heritage month events and Thai Pongal celebrations will take place in Harrow this January 2023, organised by various Tamil community organisations alongside Harrow community venues. The events include: Tamil Heritage Month Art exhibition,...

Two trustees of the charity have written and illustrated a book ’The Street Is Not A Home’ that has been published by Bok Bok books. It was co-produced with children supported by LEEDO and is for children aged nine plus. It includes four fictional...

Not every day does one read a happy story that inspires and makes one want to do good things. But the story of Rishab Singha is one such story. In December 2021, a woman who had learnt to use WhatsApp very recently came across the story of four-year-old...

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak plans to ensure that all children in the United Kingdom will study mathematics in some form until they reach 18 years of age so that they do not lag behind in today’s age of data and statistics. Surprisingly, while...



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