A&E patients will have to prove that they are not migrants before receiving treatment under new coalition plans to charge foreigners to use the National Health Service. Hospitals will also be required to identify patients who are not eligible for NHS care and make foreigners pay for advanced medical treatment …Read More »
Monthly Archives: December 2013
A 20-year-old Indian student in Australia is fighting for his life after he was brutally attacked and robbed by a gang in Melbourne, reports say. Manrajwinder Singh has been hospitalized with serious injuries after the attack on Sunday night. According to local police Mr Singh and two friends were approached …Read More »
India’s foreign investment regulator has granted Britain’s Vodafone Group permission to take full ownership of its Indian unit in a deal valued at more than $1.6 billion. India allowed foreign companies in the telecommunications sector to raise their holdings to 100 percent from 74 percent in their Indian businesses in …Read More »
#DiplomaticSPAT: India orders inquiry into TAX STATUS of Americans in India as diplomatic row escalates
Indian authorities have begun the tax status of American nationals working at international schools in the country as the row over the arrest of an Indian diplomat in New York spirals out of control. Devyani Khobragade, the Deputy consul at the Indian Embassy in New York was arrested as she …Read More »
Indian actor Farooq Shaikh, the plump, unlikely hero of scores of Bollywood films, has died. He was 65. Reports say that Shaikh suffered a heart attack Friday in Dubai, where he was visiting with his family. Shaikh’s film career began on a high note with the 1973 new wave film …Read More »
Young Bollywood star Imran Khan is known for taking up a variety of social causes and now he's weighed into the contentious issue of gay sex in India.
The 'Gori Tere Pyaar Mein' actor appears in a satirical new video on the issue of 'Section 377' of the Indian Penal Code, an archaic hangover from the British Raj which outlaws sodomy.
In the video, 30-year-old Khan, appears as a sort of 'Agony Uncle' providing advice on sex to enlighten the people and to deal with the rather outdated views on homosexuality held by many in India.
Sitting behind a laptop, the American born nephew of Bollywood legend Aamir Khan responds to questions sent to the email address "firstname.lastname@example.org".
“I don’t understand why do these gay people choose to be gay? Why can’t they like Un-Gay?” asks one user.
Another has a different problem altogether: "But these gay people, what they want to do is make everybody else gay.”
Check out the video, which has been made by the comedy collective All India Bakchod.Read More »
Controversial actress and model Veena Malik has a reputation for springing surprises on her fans. This time the 29-year-old actress has become hitched to a Dubai-based businessman known to Malik’s estranged father. “I’m more than happy today, I think I’m the happiest girl in the world,” Veena told Pakistan’s Geo …Read More »
Hundreds gathered in London on Boxing Day to bid a final, heart-wrenching farewell to a British-Asian doctor who died after being jailed in Syria. The funeral of 32-year-old orthopaedic surgeon Abbas Khan was held at the Regent’s Park Mosque, days after his remains were flown back from the Syrian city …Read More »
The UKAsian has been given an exclusive first look at a new British-Indian film with a different take on the “New India” story. ‘Samuel Street’, set in the historic enclave of South Mumbai of the same name, explores the challenges faced by the fast-paced city’s conservative Middle Class masses. The …Read More »
Recap: Ruby Iyer is pushed in front of a local train in Bombay, and wakes up with super powers. Her world is shaken even more when she meets Edward; now when she is face-to-face with her adversary, can she rise to the challenge? Read on— – All The Better To …Read More »