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N.Ireland traders to soon face ‘hardships’ as supply strains emerge

Traders selling goods between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK will face “real hardships” in the coming weeks after the post-Brexit regulatory...

Brits turn to champagne to ward off Covid blues during festive season

More Britons than ever are splashing out on champagne to help them through the coronavirus crisis. Three of Britain’s top five supermarket groups – No....

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...

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...

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...

New Year, new rules: UK begins post-Brexit future

Britain on Friday (1) began a new year and life outside the European Union’s single market, with the first trucks crossing the Channel by...

Indian state bans Islamic schools, drawing criticism

An Indian state ruled by prime minister Narendra Modi’s BJP party on Wednesday (30) passed a law abolishing all Islamic schools, saying they provided sub-standard...

India’s ruling party pushes budget relief for middle class, business in wake of virus

INDIA’s ruling party has urged the government to put more money in the pockets of middle-income families in the next budget and cut the...

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...

Millennium Group’s Vasant Lakhani passes away

Vasant Lakhani, owner of Millennium Cash & Carry, has passed away on Friday (25 December). He was 72. A resident of east London, Lakhani arrived in...