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British Sikh woman’s honour killing story hits UK TV screens

A high-profile honour killing case of a British Sikh woman who was taken to India by her UK-based family and then killed in Punjab...

Swaminarayan School in UK announces closure by July 2019

One of the UK's well-known privately-run Hindu faith schools here has announced its closure from July next year due to increasing regulatory requirements, declining...

New police unit to monitor prison drones in UK

The UK has set up a new specialist police unit to monitor growing incidents of unmanned drones  dropping contrabands like drugs and mobile phones...

“My Wife Is Japanese… My Wife Is Chinese”: UK Minister’s Gaffe In China

Britain's new foreign minister made an awkward debut in China on Monday when he sought to curry favour with his hosts by mentioning his...

Awards celebrate Asian business success

    HOTELS and healthcare, restaurants, retail and investment banking – the best of British Asian enterprise was celebrated at the annual Asian Business Awards in...

Einstein’s letter on relativity sold for USD 106,250

A signed letter written by German scientist Albert Einstein to his closest friend Michele Besso, expressing joy at the success of his theory of...

At least 48 dead as Europe braces for more blizzards, deadly Siberian ice blast...

Fresh heavy snowfalls and icy blizzards are expected to lash Europe on Thursday as the region shivers in a deadly deep-freeze that has gripped...

Lesbian couple plan civil wedding after Hindu priests refuse to perform ceremony

By Reena Kumar  A LESBIAN couple who dreamed of tying the knot in a Hindu temple are planning a civil wedding after they were unable...

Man Booker Prize 2017 shortlist: Arundhati Roy misses out

Authors from the UK and the US dominated the 2017 Man Booker Prize shortlist announced Wednesday, as the only long-listed Indian writer, Arundhati Roy,...

Barcelona terror attack: British Sikh wins bravery award for comforting fatally injured boy

An Indian-origin Birmingham man, who risked his life to help a fatally injured young boy in the last year’s Barcelona terror attack, has been...