What makes a modern Desi gentle-maan?

Asian Image: What makes a modern Desi gentle-maan?

2:15pm Thursday 24th April 2014

The modern desi gentleman…sounds almost like a paradox. A new study has determined what qualities a modern day gentleman should have.

Brothers get 46 years in jail over plot to smuggle £50m worth of heroin

Asian Image: Waheed Khalil

6:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

Two brothers from the district have been jailed for their part in a plot to smuggle nearly £50m worth of heroin into the UK in a container loaded with towels.

VIDEO: Angry naked man in Hither Green

Asian Image: VIDEO: Angry naked man in Hither Green

11:10am Thursday 24th April 2014

VIDEO CONTAINS CONTENT AND LANGUAGE WHICH MAY OFFEND SOME PEOPLE.
Bare-ly believable footage has been revealed of an angry naked man chasing a car in Hither Green and then attacking a punter at a nearby bookies.

An Indian Summer: ‘A Journey to the Heart of India’

Asian Image: An Indian Summer: ‘A Journey to the Heart of India’

8:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A major festival celebrating and promoting the enthralling culture of India is to be held in Leicester this June.

UKIP suspends member over anti-Islamic posts

5:48pm Thursday 24th April 2014

A UK Independence Party member featured in its latest election broadcast has been suspended for expressing "repellent" racist and anti-Islamic views on social media, the party said.

Aunt of British teenager killed in Syria questions police appeal

Asian Image: Aunt of British teenager killed in Syria questions police appeal

12:21pm Thursday 24th April 2014

The aunt of a British teenager who died fighting in Syria has questioned a police appeal to Muslim women to urge their relatives not to fight in the country.

Stowaway teenager who survived flight in plane wheel was 'homesick'

9:15am Thursday 24th April 2014

The father of a teenager who miraculously survived a five-hour flight from California to Hawaii tucked in a jet's wheel well has said his son missed Africa, where he used to live, and was struggling at school.

Kashmiris stage election protest

9:11am Thursday 24th April 2014

Indian forces used tear gas and wooden batons to disperse scores of Kashmiri demonstrators who shouted anti-India slogans and threw rocks to protest against voting in national elections in the disputed region today.

National campaign to stop would-be terrorists travelling to Syria

Asian Image: War-torn Syria.

12:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

A national campaign to stop would-be terrorists travelling to Syria will be launched today, following a dramatic rise in the number of people being arrested after going to the war-torn state.

Health checks at taxi offices

4:23pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A taxi office will be among those targeted in a health campaign organised by an award winning health campaign.

'Innocent family targeted in Leicester house fire'

3:31pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

An innocent family perished in a petrol-fuelled blaze at their home when it was mistakenly targeted in a revenge attack following the fatal stabbing of a fitness coach, a court has heard.

Dubai hosts World Peace Conference

Asian Image: Dubai hosts World Peace Conference

12:59pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

The worlds top Islamic speakers converged on the World Trade Centre, Dubai over the weekend to broadcast a global Peace initiative.

List of Birmingham schools inspected over 'Islamic plot'

12:30pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A list of the schools Ofsted has been sent in to inspect over an alleged plot by Muslim hard-liners to seize control of governing bodies has been published.

Blair's 'titanic' struggle against radical Islam

Asian Image: Blair's 'titanic' struggle against radical Islam

11:19am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Tony Blair has urged a deal with Bashar Assad in Syria and further Nato involvement in Libya as part of a "titanic" struggle against radical Islam.

Critics compare UKIP poster campaign to BNP's

Asian Image: Critics compare UKIP poster campaign to BNP's

9:44am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Nigel Farage has defended a new immigration-centred Ukip poster campaign as "a hard-hitting reflection of reality" after it was attacked as "racist" by political opponents.

Briton deported from Sri Lanka over Buddha tattoo

12:55pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A British tourist is to be deported from Sri Lanka because of a tattoo of Buddha on her arm.

Pakistan tests short-range missile

9:32am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Pakistan's military has said it has successfully test-fired a short-range missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead.

Suspects sought after mobile phone robbery

Asian Image: Robbery in progress: Police released this CCTV

3:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Police have released images of three men they want to speak to in connection with a robbery in East Molesey in February.

Father urges sons to come home

9:49am Monday 21st April 2014

The father of a British teenager killed in Syria has said he is "scared" for his two other sons and urged them to leave the war-torn country where they have gone to fight.

Pupils who struggle to speak English rise by more than 10 per cent in Bolton primary schools

Asian Image: Coffee time

12:00am Monday 21st April 2014

THE number of Bolton primary school pupils who struggle to speak English rose by 11.2 per cent in 12 months, new figures show.

Newsagents to call it a day after 12 years

Asian Image: Newsagents to call it a day after 12 years

1:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

A NEWSAGENTS which has served Marlovians for over a decade will pack up its papers later this year as the owner admits competition from larger stores and the internet are making business tough.

Pictures: Moment a mother forgives the killer of her son and stops execution

Asian Image: Pictures fAP Photo/ISNA, Arash Khamoushi

11:54am Friday 18th April 2014

This is the emotional moment the parents of a murder victim forgave the killer and stopped his hanging.

Heartache for family of British teenager killed in Syria

11:39am Friday 18th April 2014

The family of a British teenager who has been killed in Syria had no idea he had travelled to the war-torn country, his father has said.

Pimp My Ride: Asian Style

Asian Image: Pimp My Ride: Asian Style

11:47am Thursday 17th April 2014

Those who miss Xzibit’s West Coast customization exploits in the form of Pimp My Ride need look no further: A new car customisation show is cruising to British TV screens.

Legal figures support sacked former charity boss

Asian Image: Anjum Tahirkheli

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Leading members of Bradford’s legal profession and judiciary have rallied behind beleaguered former Bradford charity boss Anjum Tahirkheli.

Newsreader George Alagiah has cancer

Asian Image: Newsreader George Alagiah has cancer

2:53pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Newsreader George Alagiah has been diagnosed with bowel cancer and is to be off air for the near future while he receives treatment, the BBC said today.

Family speak of loss and pain after killer jailed for life

Asian Image: Family speak of loss and pain after killer jailed for life

2:44pm Thursday 17th April 2014

The family of a teenager who was beheaded by her boyfriend have spoken of their pain after her killer was jailed for life for murder.

Sufi Prince Satinder Sartaaj begins Royal UK Vaisakhi Tour

Asian Image: Sufi Prince Satinder Sartaaj begins Royal UK Vaisakhi Tour

2:51pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Satinder Sartaaj begins his UK tour this weekend.

NYPD to end surveillance of Muslims

Asian Image: Surveillance cameras will also help guards protect the egg against egg collectors.

12:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A special New York Police Department unit that sparked controversy by tracking the daily lives of Muslims in an effort to detect terror threats has been disbanded, officials said.

Pupils send stationery bags to orphans in Somalia

Asian Image: Pupils send stationery bags to orphans in Somalia

11:19am Thursday 17th April 2014

Pupils from Tauheedul Islam Girls’ High School and Sixth Form College, have dispatched 350 stationery bags to orphans in Somalia through the Mo Farah Foundation.

Exams should take into account impact of Ramadan

Asian Image: Moving up: youngsters preparing for secondary school

9:24am Thursday 17th April 2014

Teachers are calling for the summer GCSE and A-level exams timetable to take into account the impact of Ramadan on Muslim students.

Malala painting up for auction

Asian Image: Malala painting up for auction

9:21am Thursday 17th April 2014

A painting of Malala Yousafzai, the schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban for campaigning for education for girls, is set to fetch up to £47,000 when it goes up for auction next month.

'Some lamb kebabs in takeaways have no lamb in them'

Asian Image: 'Some lamb kebabs in takeaways have no lamb in them'

12:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

Tests on lamb takeaways have found that 40% of them had been mixed with other meats - with some containing no lamb at all.

'Online marriages more likely to last'

Asian Image: Dr Amandeep Takhar explores how young Sikhs are moving away from the traditional arranged marriage route commonly used in Sikh religion and are embracing the online trend.

2:11pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Recent surveys reveal one in five relationships in the UK starts online and almost half of all British singles have searched for love on the internet.

Planning setback for Bradford shisha lounge

Asian Image: Bradford City Hall where the Council is owed £27m in unpaid council tax

7:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A bid to make a controversial Bradford shisha lounge designed as a mock castle ‘entirely legitimate” has suffered a setback after the refusal of planning permission.

Inquest opens into missing student Aamir

Asian Image: Aamir Qudeer

7:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

An inquest into the death of a Bradford student who went missing in February was being opened today.

Tory party must detoxify its brand in eyes of ethnic minority voters

Asian Image: MP Adam Afriyie

2:36pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

The Conservative Party will not be able to completely detoxify its brand in the eyes of ethnic minority voters in time for next year's general election, a prominent party MP has said.

Decision to appoint terror chief to probe Islamic schools takeover plot 'politically-motivated'

Asian Image: Nansen Primary School in Birmingham which is being investigated as part of allegations

1:09pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Michael Gove's decision to appoint a former anti-terror chief to investigate allegations of a hardline Islamist takeover plot at a number of Birmingham schools was "singularly inept", a teachers' leader has said.

Police find no evidence of criminality by mayor Lutfur Rahman

Asian Image: Police to investigate claims against elected mayor

11:43am Wednesday 16th April 2014

UPDATED Scotland Yard has halted its investigation into allegations of fraud and financial mismanagement against an elected mayor after finding no evidence of criminality.

Heavy criticism after counter-terror boss appointed to investigate schools plot

Asian Image: Former Deputy Assistant Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police Peter Clarke who is to become Education Commissioner with responsibility to investigate allegations of a hardline Islamist takeover plot at a number of Birmingham schools.

2:37pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Michael Gove's decision to appoint a former anti-terror chief to investigate allegations of a hardline Islamist takeover plot at a number of Birmingham schools is drawing increasingly heavy criticism.

Barber challenged over 'Bad Hair Day' poster

Asian Image: Barber challenged over 'Bad Hair Day' poster

1:40pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A salon had a visit from North Korean officials after poking fun at their leader's unusual hairstyle.

Weird Asian: Best hangover food, no PE and ASBO for babies

Asian Image: Weird Asian: Best hangover food, no PE and ASBO for babies

11:44am Tuesday 15th April 2014

We take a look at the stranger news hitting the headlines this week.

Body found in river in hunt for missing Bradford student Aamir

Asian Image: Aamir Qudeer

6:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A body found in the River Mersey in Liverpool is believed to be that of a Bradford University student who went missing six weeks ago.

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Preston celebration event

3:32pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A special women’s day celebration day at the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Preston was themed around ‘the strength within’.

Tauheedul Islam Girls school receives third Outstanding Ofsted inspection

1:52pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A high school has received its third Outstanding Ofsted inspection in a row.

Horror as man arrested for eating newborn baby

12:16pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

A convicted cannibal has been arrested on suspicion of eating a newborn boy after a police raid found a child's head at his home in Pakistan.

Indian court recognises third gender category

9:50am Tuesday 15th April 2014

India's top court has issued a landmark verdict creating a third gender category, saying transgendered people can now identify themselves that way on official documents.

Lancashire community group awarded at House of Lords

Asian Image: Jane Ellison MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Public Health with Zaheer Mahmud, Operational Lead of One Voice and Khalid Saifullah, Chairman of One Voice

3:07pm Monday 14th April 2014

Community group One Voice has received an award for Excellence in Public Health in recognition of the organisations work on the Baiter Sehat campaign.

25 schools under investigation over an alleged 'hardline Muslim plot'

2:12pm Monday 14th April 2014

There are now 25 schools under investigation over an alleged hardline Muslim plot to force out governors and headteachers.

East Lancs rapist preyed on schoolgirl

Asian Image: Abdul Basit

1:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

A ‘PREDATORY’ attacker who raped a frightened schoolgirl and later sexually assaulted the victim, has been jailed for 34 months.





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