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...

Last Saturday, health leaders met with Prime Minister Rishi Sunak at the No 10 summit to discuss the “overwhelmed” NHS during crisis talks. While there is little clarity about who these health leaders were, according to iNews, Consultant physician...

Fukhera Khalid [also known as Frank Khalid], CEO of the Elbrook Group & FAR Sports, was among those named in the Honours 2022 list. Frank has been awarded an OBE for services to Business, to Charity and to the Community. Those who know 

Alok Sharma, has been knighted for his contribution to combatting climate change through his leadership at the COP26 summit by King Charles III in his first New Year Honours list released here. Agra-born Sharma, 55, who was a Cabinet-level minister...

Neil Sonchhatra is 24 years old British-born Gujarati. He is the son of Dinesh Sonchhatra of Major Estate and Mortgage brokers. He has been awarded the Medal of the Order of the British Empire (BEM) in the 2023 New Year Honours List. for his...

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