British Tamils join the first ever Thai Pongal celebration at No10

On a crisp Friday noon, 10 Downing Street was readied to welcome UK’s Tamil community, for the first time ever, to celebrate Thai Pongal at the Prime Minister’s residence. At the celebration, a small ‘mandir’ was set up with Pongal and banana...

Lord Bilimoria calls PM Modi one of the most powerful people on this planet

Lord Karan Bilimoria, Chair of the new India (Trade and Investment) All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) has called on Prime Minister Sunak to lead a large business delegation to India, as soon as possible.

Gandhi Nirvan Divas

Every year, 30 January is observed as Gandhi Nirvan Divas – the day Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was assassinated in 1948. 

Refurbished Air India fleet to join service in mid-2024

Eleven months after taking over Air India, Tatas announced that the run-down aircraft would be refurbished and join the service in mid-2024.

Sitharaman, Kamala Harris among Forbes' 100 most powerful women

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and US Vice President Kamala Harris are among Forbes' 19th annual list of 'World's 100 Most Powerful Women' of 2022.

Rachna Singh becomes first South Asian minister in Canada

A native of Punjab and a three-time MLA from Surrey Green Timber, Rachna Singh (49), created history by becoming the first South Asian woman to become Education and Childcare Minister of British Columbia province in Canada. She is the second...

Every year, 30 January is observed as Gandhi Nirvan Divas – the day Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was assassinated in 1948. 

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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