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.

Money launderer jailed for role in £28 million cigarette smuggling scam

Asian Image: Money launderer Waleed Mohyi

11:50am Monday 14th April 2014

A MONEY launderer from Great Lever has been jailed for his part in a £28 million cigarette smuggling conspiracy.

Bollywood film-maker gets Bradford students animated

Asian Image: Dhananjay Khore

7:00am Monday 14th April 2014

One of Bollywood’s leading animators has been in Bradford working with students at the city’s Film School.

School extremist takeover plot causing anti-Muslim feelings

3:30pm Monday 14th April 2014

There have been concerns that the allegations of an alleged extremist takeover of schools will have a negative effect on how Muslim parents take part in the school system.

PICTURES: Hinduja brothers top Asian rich list 2014

Asian Image: Publisher of the Asian Rich List Shailesh Solanki with Rt Hon Michael Gove MP and billionaire SP Lohia at the Asian Business Awards

11:32am Monday 14th April 2014

The  Hinduja brothers maintain their position at the top of the money mountain ahead of Steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal in this year's Asian Rich list.

Ban phones from Asian weddings

Asian Image: The 4G network is not available in Worcester

9:49am Monday 14th April 2014

Remember the good old days when the most obnoxious guest at an Asian wedding would be the one who complained the loudest about the food or about the brides outfit.

2,000 watch Bolton’s ‘wedding of the year’

Asian Image: Bilal Akram and his bride Khair Un Nisa.

9:46am Monday 14th April 2014

THE spectacular wedding of the youngest son of the hugely successful Bolton-based Asons Solicitors was attended by more than 2,000 people.

Tasmin Lucia-Khan to be the face of Khubsoorat

Asian Image: Tasmin Lucia-Khan to be the face of Khubsoorat

9:46am Monday 14th April 2014

TV presenter Tasmin Lucia-Khan is to be the new face of Khubsoorat Collection.

Education hit squads sent in to root out 'conservative Islamic practices'

7:10pm Sunday 13th April 2014

Education hit squads are being sent into schools to root out conservative Islamic practices, according to reports.

Halal slaughterhouse owner referred to own customers as 'Pakis'

10:28am Sunday 13th April 2014

A Halal slaughterhouse owner has been filmed referring to his own customers as ‘Pakis’.

Female victim left with 5% brain function after hammer atttack

5:10pm Saturday 12th April 2014

A female victim of a hammer attack at a four-star hotel has been left with just 5% brain function and lost her left eye, police said.

Airline may quit Leeds Bradford

Asian Image: Leeds Bradford Airport, which is expecting 85,000 travellers over Easter

6:30am Saturday 12th April 2014

Pakistan International Airlines could be on the verge of pulling out of Leeds Bradford Airport – leaving the area without any direct flights to the sub- continent.

Sikhs’ celebration

Asian Image: Sikh swordbearers at Nagar Kirtan

6:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

The annual Sikh celebration of Vaisakhi is set to be bigger than ever this year, with Bradford’s streets being transformed through a vibrant colourful procession tomorrow.

Judge frees murder charge baby

Asian Image: An unidentified family member holds a nine-month-old boy, trying to avoid media as they leave after the boy's court appearance in Lahore, Pakistan, Saturday, April 12, 2014.

10:59am Saturday 12th April 2014

A judge in Pakistan has freed a nine-month old boy who was accused of attempting to murder police after the charges were withdrawn, lawyers said.

Gang defrauded Vodafone customers of £2.8m

Asian Image: Court Report - January 13, 2014

11:03am Saturday 12th April 2014

A gang from South Yorkshire which hijacked mobile phones to defraud Vodafone customers of £2.8 million by making calls to premium rate numbers have been jailed.

Hotel hammer attack: Man in court

10:54am Saturday 12th April 2014

A man will appear in court today charged with the attempted murder of three women at a hotel.

Pictures: Premier Asian Wedding Show

Asian Image: Pictures: Premier Asian Wedding Show

7:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

The Midland Hotel Manchester hosted the  North West Premier Asian Wedding Show. 

Warsi on racial profiling at UK airports, Prevent and British foreign policy

Asian Image: Warsi on racial profiling at UK airports, Prevent and British foreign policy

4:21pm Friday 11th April 2014

In a frank and open exchange with Muslims, Baroness Sayeeda Warsi has spoken, amongst other things about the government’s anti-extremism policy, targeted profiling of Muslims at airports and leadership within the community.

Samsung launches four new products in a day

Asian Image: Samsung launches four new products in a day

2:30pm Friday 11th April 2014

Technology giant Samsung has stepped up the consumer war with Apple by launching four new products in a single day.

Gay bank worker guilty of murdering wife

Asian Image: Gay bank worker guilty of murdering wife

1:38pm Friday 11th April 2014

A gay bank worker has been convicted of murdering his wife before burning her body just months after they tied the knot in a lavish arranged marriage ceremony.

'Downright lies' about immigration in run-up to Euro Elections

12:05pm Friday 11th April 2014

Myths and "downright lies" about immigration will be repeated in the run-up to next month's Euro elections, a union leader is to warn.

Toddler 'left for dead' by hit and run driver

Asian Image: Safa Ally has recovered after suffering cuts and bruises in a hit and run incident

6:00am Friday 11th April 2014

THE family of a toddler knocked down by a hit-and-run driver say they feared she was dead as she lay in the road.

VIDEO: Bradford Sikhs win fight over meat plant near Leeds Road temple

Asian Image: Guru Gobind Singh outside the Guru Gobind Singh Gurdwara

6:00am Thursday 10th April 2014

A Sikh community in Bradford has won a legal battle to stop a meat processing plant being built next to their temple.

Millions go to the polls in crucial phase of Indian elections

Asian Image: Strong winds damage the umbrella of an Indigenous woman belonging to the Kandha tribe as she returns after casting her vote during Indian parliamentary elections at Sirlla village in Kandhamal district, Orissa state, India, Thursday, April 10, 2014

2:00pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Indians voted in the crucial third phase of national elections, with millions going to the polls in the heartland states essential to the main opposition Hindu nationalist party's bid to end the 10-year rule of Congress party.





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