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Cameron’s Eid greetings

BRITISH Prime Minister David Cameron has paid tribute to the Muslim community on the occasion of Eid, which falls this weekend.     In his message, Cameron...

Diwali fervour at Downing Street

LEADING members of the British Indian community gathered at 10, Downing Street as Prime Minister David Cameron lit a lamp at his official residence...

New BAPS mandir opens in Wellingborough

HUNDREDS of devotees took part in celebrations to inaugurate a BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Wellingborough, Northants, last month. Amid ancient Vedic...

Gujarati play ‘Ramat Gamat’ in Leicester

A POPULAR Gujarati pantomime will be staged at the Peepul Centre in Leicester at 3 pm on March 16. Ramat Gamat has been organised by...

Blair applauds minority achievers

FORMER Prime Minister Tony Blair joined leading names from politics, business, sports and entertainment to applaud high achievers among Britain’s minority communities at the...

Ram Navami celebrated at Neasden temple

SPECIAL prayers marked the birthday celebrations of Lord Ram at the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in north London last Saturday (April 20).   Young people and...

Delhi man kills in-laws, injures wife, daughter

A 28-year-old man killed his parents-in-laws and injured his wife, minor daughter and brother-in-law in Malviya Nagar area of south Delhi on Friday evening...

Hindu, Sikh schools open with state funds

THREE schools based on Hindu and Sikh philosophy will open their doors to pupils this week as part of the British government’s decision to...

Debut novel makes Man Booker Prize shortlist

  A psychological crime thriller set in the Scottish Highlands and the tale of a disturbed young woman in 1960s Massachusetts are on the shortlist...

Hinduism is world’s third largest religion: Study

HINDUISM is the third largest religion of the world after Christianity and Islam, according to a study.   Ninety-seven per cent of all Hindus live in...