HEADLINE STORY

HEADLINE STORY

Ed Sheeran to crown queen’s four-day jubilee party

  British pop superstar Ed Sheeran was on Sunday set to bring the curtain down on four days of momentous nationwide celebrations to honour Queen...

‘A triumph for British science’, says Johnson on AstraZeneca/Oxford Covid-19 vaccine approval

BRITAIN on Wednesday(30) became the first country in the world to approve a coronavirus vaccine developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca, hoping that rapid...

India finds six cases of ‘British coronavirus’ variant

INDIA has found six people who returned from Britain in recent weeks with a more infectious strain of the novel coronavirus that has prompted...

Only 30 flights per week to operate between India and UK from Jan 8

Only 30 flights per week will operate between India and the UK when services resume from January 8, India’s civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh...

Taiwan bars arrivals from India as Indonesia reports first cases of Indian COVID-19 variant

Taiwan became the latest place to ban arrivals from coronavirus-stricken India on Monday, as it moves to prevent new infections, with more nations reporting...

Prominent British Asians recognised in New Year’s Honours List

A LEADING musician, community leaders, campaigners and choreographers are among Asians honoured in the Queen’s New Year Honours List, announced this evening (30). This year’s...

Provincial government to pay for Pakistan Hindu temple destroyed by mob

A Hindu temple in Pakistan destroyed by a Muslim mob this week will be rebuilt using provincial government funds, its information minister said Friday. Around...

Boris Johnson warns COVID-19 lockdown may get tougher

Prime minister Boris Johnson on Sunday (3) warned that the current tiered system of lockdown to arrest the spread of COVID-19 may have to...

Thank You, Your Majesty

  British-Asian political and business leaders have paid tribute to “their inspirational Queen” for her “selfless service” ahead of her platinum jubilee.  The London mayor, Sadiq Khan,...

Sir Salman Rushdie heads list of British Asians recognised in Queen’s Honours List

  Author Sir Salman Rushdie and cricketer Moeen Ali are among a number of British Asians honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List published on Wednesday...