Balidan divas, 30 years in exile for Kashmiri Hindu Pandits

On Saturday 14th September, at the Zoroastrian Centre, the Kashmiri Pandit Cultural Society (KPCS) commemorated the 30th anniversary of the mass extermination of Kashmiri Hindu Pandits from the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The event marked the...

Valerie Vaz becomes an advisor to the queen

A Labour MP has recently been appointed to the Privy Council. Valerie Vaz who was first elected as the Labour MP for Walsall South in 2010 is one of the three members to serve the council as announced by Downing Street.

Balidan divas, 30 years in exile for Kashmiri Hindu Pandits

On Saturday 14th September, at the Zoroastrian Centre, the Kashmiri Pandit Cultural Society (KPCS) commemorated the 30th anniversary of the mass extermination of Kashmiri Hindu Pandits from the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The event marked the...

Resilience: The plight of the Kashmiri Hindu Pandits

Two British Indians are trying to shed light into the plight of Kashmiri Hindu Pandits following their mass exodus from the state of Jammu and Kashmir in 1990. About 30 years ago over 350,000 Kashmiri Hindus fled from the Valley following Islamist...

Dr Sohom Das: A new age Forensic Psychiatrist

Dr Sohom Das from London, is not just your regular Consulting Forensic Psychiatrist. Currently in his early 40s, Sohom is quirky, witty, dabbles in stand-up comedy and does battle rapping on TV. He is also a debut fiction novelist, writing a...

Jet Airways’ Manchester-Mumbai set to bring £400m to northern economy

Jet Airways’ first ever non-stop flight connecting Mumbai, India’s economic capital, and Manchester is now operating. Launched on Dhan Teras (Nov 5) - the most auspicious day for businesses, and second day of Diwali, in the Hindu calendar -...

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...

Counterfeit dolls of the characters from Disney's hit movie 'Frozen' could be circulating with deadly consequences in Walsall, council authorities have...

Child-care loses households over half their gross weekly wage, the latest statistics show. The new information from local councils indicated that part-time...



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