'Pitruvandana' - a virtual tribute to all Fathers

Fathers are the solid foundation of our lives. They are the strength we rely on as we take our first step in the world. Fathers can be tender, tough, fragile or powerful but they are probably the most uncomplicated love we will ever know. Father’s...

Sadiq Khan promises to bring Indian Premier League matches to London

Sadiq Khan has vowed to work hand-in-hand with cricketing authorities to make the Indian Premier League the latest global sports league to stage matches in London.

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...

New hijab trial designed by New Zealand first tried in Leicester

A new hijab designed in New Zealand especially for operational Muslim police officers is being trialled by Leicestershire Police in a first in England.

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...

Last week, my husband and I had a special invitation. Anju Ranjan, our Consul General in Edinburgh until October 2019, and currently the Consul General in Johannesburg, South Africa, invited us to a reading of her books at the Sahitya Academi,...

Industry bosses have warned that if the staff shortage crisis is not resolved, the Test and Trace  “pingdemic” will leave supermarket shelves empty in just weeks. This warning is based on the figures from last week that showed more than 600,000...

Despite feeling the wrath of the pandemic, St Luke’s Hospice – a well-known and local institution in North London – carried on with their annual Midnight...

30-year-old Gurwinder Virdee happened to sell over 40 fake car insurance policies, illegally earning about £18,000. Virdee has now been sentenced to 23 months and two weeks in prison, suspended for two years. He was sentenced at the Inner London...

Amid the Covid-19 situation, some private schools have been put under the spotlight for taking advantage of the pandemic and playing with the system, thereby causing disruption to A-levels. According to The Times, these private schools have...



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