A 33-year-old British Muslim from north London is feared to have travelled to Syria with her four children, police say. Police are trying to trace Zahera Tariq and her sons Muhammad, 12, Amaar, 11, Aadid, 4, and daughter Safiyyah, 9, who were last seen at her home address in Walthamstow, …Read More »
The government of Maharashtra has paid £3.1 million to acquire the London home of Indian independence icon Dr B R Ambedkar. State government minister Raj Kumar Badole exchanged contracts for the house on King Henry’s Road in Chalk Farm, Northwest London on Thursday. Dr Ambedkar, renowned for campaigning on behalf …Read More »
A million ethnic minority votes helped send David Cameron to Downing Street on election night in May and could put a Conservative Mayor back into City Hall. Labour still remains ahead with minority voters on 52 percent overall. However the gap between the two main parties is shrinking significantly. This …Read More »
A First of its kind “green” Indian rupee bond has been launched in London. Issued on the London Stock Exchange by International Finance Corporation (IFC) the bond, worth Rs 3.15 billion (£31 million), is the first green Indian rupee bond to be issued outside of India. Proceeds of the bond …Read More »
From flag-hosting ceremonies to religious observances and food fairs, Indians around the world have been celebrating the country's 69th Independence Day.
One group of Indian women from London decided to do something a little bit different - in the very heart of the British capital.
Have a look:Read More »
Double Grammy and Oscar-winner A R Rahman is returning to London this month, five long years after he last took to the stage in the capital.
The maestro will perform at The O2 arena in southeast London on 15 August.
Rahman will be joined on stage by a host of special guests, including Shweta Mohan, Neeti Mohan, Javed Ali, Srinivas and Karthik.
“The UK always brings back fond memories of working on landmark projects in my career and it's good to be back again after five years”, Rahman says.
Now YOU have a chance to win a pair of exclusive tickets to the gig.
And it’s not just any run-of-the-mill ticket.
Winners will also get access to the prestigious O2 VIP lounge and access to the After Party at the Brooklyn Bowl where you can hob-nob with the stars and catch up with maestro Rahman himself!
To be in with a chance to win one of these amazing ticket packages, answer the following question.
Madras born genius A R Rahman has written and scored music for scores of award-winning films in India and beyond.
Name two OSCAR-NOMINATED films scored by A R Rahman during his glittering career, besides Slumdog Millionaire.
Send your answer to firstname.lastname@example.org for a chance to win.
The winner will be announced 13th August.Read More »
The legendary Wasim Akram and Indian great Sunil Gavaskar are among the cricketing icons in action – albeit in very different roles – on 17 September for a charity cricket which will raise money for Help for Heroes. Left-arm pace-man Akram – one of the most devastating fast-bowlers to play …Read More »
Sri Lankan-origin Bollywood beauty Jacqueline Fernandez is to be paid £400,000 to bust some moves at a two-day London wedding – about the same as she bags for a film. A spokesman for the 29-year-old ‘Kick’ star confirmed the news saying the gig is for the wedding of the son …Read More »
A collection of arms and armour once owned by Tipu Sultan has been sold for a total of more than £6 million at a London auction. Some thirty items once owned by the legendary south Indian ruler – nicknamed the ‘Tiger of Mysore’ – was sold as part of the …Read More »
A spectacular collection of jewels, clothing, weaponry and other valuables once owned by the legendary Indian ruler Tipu Sultan will be sold at a London auction next week. The items are part of the Islamic and Indian Art Auction at Bonhams, London and are expected to fetch upwards of £1 …Read More »