HEADLINE STORY

HEADLINE STORY

Johnson scraps Covid restrictions in England

  BRITISH prime minister Boris Johnson on Monday said he would end all coronavirus restrictions in England including mandatory self-isolation for people with Covid-19 and...

Election watchdog “concerned” as government passes new law

  UK’s election watchdog has said that it is “concerned” about its independence after the government passed a new law to place it under ministerial...

Amid row over hijab, India’s home minister says he prefers school uniforms

  INDIA’S home minister said he favoured students wearing uniforms in school rather than any religious attire, but that his position might change once a...

‘Women as chefs is a recipe for success’

  ONE OF Britain’s leading restaurateurs (Asma Khan) has urged Asian women to consider a career in the industry, saying that the skills needed in a professional kitchen were...

Rishi Sunak under new attack over Green Card

  BRITAIN’s embattled finance minister Rishi Sunak stood accused of political hypocrisy as new questions emerged over offshore tax havens reportedly held by his Indian wife. Sunak...

Here’s what Sadhguru said about Gyanvapi Masjid dispute, language row

  In an interview with India Today, the Isha Foundation founder has urged India’s Hindu and Muslim communities to sit together work out which two-three sites...

Singer KK dies at 53 after concert in Kolkata; PM Modi reacts with shock

  Well-known Indian playback singer Krishnakumar Kunnath, popularly known as KK, died on Tuesday, May 31. He was in Kolkata for a concert at Gurudas...

Croydon man who created ‘rape list’ and stalked 121 victims jailed

  A Croydon man has been jailed for two years and eight months for stalking in relation to aggravated offences against 121 victims, the Metropolitan Police...

Charities ‘at breaking point’ as domestic abuse cases rise

A POLICE force in England received more than 75 calls a day on average relating to domestic abuse over the past eight months. The...

Getting Leicester’s Ugandan Asians to tell their own stories

  The Curve Theatre in Leicester is putting on three plays this summer to mark the 50th anniversary of the arrival of Ugandan Asian refugees...