Bradford businesswoman's fat-fighting heated underwear is a worldwide hit!

Asian Image: TURNING UP THE HEAT: Farnaz Khan’s shaping underwear she markets under the name of Fit Britches

5:25pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Necessity is the mother of invention, so the saying goes. And so it has proved for Bradford entrepreneur Farnaz Khan .

READER OFFER: Watch India play England at the Emirates Old Trafford in style!

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1:07pm Thursday 17th July 2014

The summer of 1990 heralded the arrival of Sachin Tendulkar onto the international cricket scene.

New 'roll up TV' is unveiled by LG

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11:17am Friday 11th July 2014

A flexible TV unveiled by LG could pave the way for a revolution in the way we watch and use screens - rolling them up and taking them with us in and out of the home.

Record breaking year for Rolls-Royce

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10:46am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Rolls-Royce has enjoyed a record-breaking first half of 2014.

Dubai to build 'Mall of the World'

Asian Image: The Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building

1:00pm Sunday 6th July 2014

Dubai, the shopping-loving city that is home to one of the world's largest shopping centres, wants to build one even bigger.

Creative students show off new designs at Bradford's Bombay Stores

Asian Image: Bombay Stores MD Saleem Kader and Aadam Aktar look at one of the designs

11:05am Friday 4th July 2014

CREATIVE students from a Bradford free school have turned designers to help boost the product lines of a Bradford shop.

Asons CEO speaks of pride after being honoured by university

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4:48pm Friday 4th July 2014

A CEO of a leading law firm has been awarded an honorary doctorate.

House prices rise to all-time high

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9:08am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

House prices lifted by 11.8% year-on-year across the UK in June to reach another new all-time high of £188,903 typically, Nationwide has reported.

Cinemas banning Google Glass

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11:57am Tuesday 1st July 2014

Google Glass may have launched in the UK, but not everyone is happy to see the device go on sale, with some UK cinemas banning the headset during screenings over fears wearers could illegally record movies.

New buffet restaurant has a recipe for success

Asian Image: New buffet restaurant has a recipe for success

3:00pm Friday 27th June 2014

The restaurant industry in the UK is worth a whopping £40bn, demonstrating its resilience to the economic downturn.

Asons win Customer First accolade at Red Ribbon Family Business Awards

Asian Image: Asons win Customer First accolade at Red Ribbon Family Business Awards

4:37pm Thursday 26th June 2014

Asons Solicitors have added to their list of growing accolades by winning the ‘Customer First’ category at the Red Ribbon Family Business Awards 2014.

1 billion using Android devices

Asian Image: Google Maps brings together information from 1,500 UK public transport service providers

9:07am Thursday 26th June 2014

Some 1 billion people are now using Android devices, Google said as the company kicked off its two-day developer conference in San Francisco.

Charity gets fast food boost

Asian Image: Dr Rami Ranger MBE, Sudha Sanghani from the Sangam Association and Atul Pathak

1:30pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

A charity that supports Asian woman from across the capital has received a grant from a fast food restaurant franchise owner.

Websites or apps now as popular as reading newpapers

Asian Image: The Asian Image website

1:47pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

Accessing news on websites or apps is now as popular as reading newpapers, a study by Ofcom has found.

Google Glass 'wearable smartphone' now available in UK

Asian Image: Google Glass 'wearable smartphone' now available in UK

5:00pm Monday 23rd June 2014

Google Glass - the wearable smartphone that delivers messages, news and calls directly to your field of view - has been made available to users in the UK for the first time.

Islamic Bank of Britain appoints Chief Executive Officer

Asian Image: Islamic Bank of Britain appoints Chief Executive Officer

11:09am Monday 23rd June 2014

Islamic Bank of Britain plc (IBB) has appointed Sultan Choudhury as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Director.

Family firm that tailors whatever you want made

Asian Image: Family firm that tailors whatever you want made

10:36am Monday 23rd June 2014

FAMILY-run businesses have unique strengths.

The new My Mosque App that is proving to be hit with users

Asian Image: The new My Mosque App that is proving to be hit with users

2:40pm Friday 20th June 2014

A new localised Mosque App has already had over 10,000 downloads since it was launched recently.

First look at the new Galaxy Tab S

Asian Image: Samsung unveil their new Galaxy Tab 8.4 inch model (right) and 10.5inch model at Canary Wharf in London.

2:00am Friday 13th June 2014

Samsung has unveiled its latest tablet, claiming it is "setting the bar higher" with the device - its thinnest and lightest to date.

Taxi protests against Uber App

Asian Image: Taxi protests against Uber App

9:15am Wednesday 11th June 2014

Police have moved to try to avoid travel chaos in London during a taxi drivers' protest by imposing conditions on the demonstration.

New indi.go restauran opens in London

Asian Image: New indi.go restauran opens in London

2:56pm Friday 6th June 2014

Rushanara Ali MP was maong the chief guests at the opening of the new indi.go restaurant.

Minister supports call from Bradford Asian Business Forum

Asian Image: Salman Hussain, of Whetley Mill Properties, Mussadhik Hussain, of M and Z Real Estates, Mohabat Hussain, of Regal Fine Foods, Nikki Morgan MP, Taher Nawaz, of T Nawaz & Company, Arshad Javed, of ATL (Yorkshire), and Fazal Hussain

9:00am Friday 30th May 2014

Asian entrepreneurs in Bradford want more to be done to raise the city’s profile and are also calling for the development of an alternative retail offering in the city centre to complement to new Westfield development.

Sisters open Rang48 fashion boutique

Asian Image: Sisters open Rang48 fashion boutique

12:23pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

The global women’s clothing industry is expected to exceed £375 billion this year. It is no wonder then, that Faiza Arshid and sister Tazeen Arshid decided to expand their online business and open a fashion boutique.

Haseena reveals 'Dark Secrets' of her success

Asian Image: Haseena reveals 'Dark Secrets' of her success

9:49am Thursday 22nd May 2014

The beauty industry has thrived despite the recession.

A halal-Italian fusion of food

Asian Image: The Cona hopes to benefit from its proximity to the Westfield development

8:00am Wednesday 14th May 2014

Ten new jobs have been created at a new Bradford restaurant focusing on European halal food Meanwhile, another local restaurant owner is celebrating a successful first year which saw him serve more than 30,000 customers.

Dragon's Den effect is worth £500,000 to curry sauce firm

Asian Image: Dragon's Den effect is worth £500,000 to curry sauce firm

3:33pm Thursday 1st May 2014

A former City worker Vini Aujla and her husband Bal have experienced a 700% increase in the turnover of their award winning fresh curry sauce business .

Facebook outpacing Twitter

Asian Image: Woodingdean primary head reports his pupils to Facebook

1:23pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

Social media giant Twitter has surpassed 255 million active users for the first time, but continues to struggle to keep pace with rival Facebook, according to quarterly figures released last night.

Drakes Dental Care has an eye on a new market

Asian Image: Drakes Dental Care has an eye on a new market

10:15am Monday 28th April 2014

A new report revealed that the number of luxury consumers worldwide has increased between 2011 and 2013, proving that despite the economic uncertainty, consumers are increasingly eager to invest in quality, long-lasting products.

Gluten-free Asian meals at the click of a button

Asian Image: Gluten-free Asian meals at the click of a button

9:59am Monday 28th April 2014

Whether it’s five portions of fruit a day or seven, healthy eating is the ubiquitous topic that dominates the headlines.

'Kitchen Cabinet' Angela opens her Indian-stye cafe at Ealing Green

Asian Image: Angela Malik loves her 'beautiful Ealing'

4:11pm Sunday 27th April 2014

A NEW Indian-style cafe has opened in Ealing, offering customers a range of Brit-Asian salads, curries and desserts.

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.

UK companies win £850m worth of contracts with Saudi Arabia

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1:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

UK education providers have won four new contracts worth £850 million to establish 12 technical and vocational training colleges in Saudi Arabia, Skills Minister Matthew Hancock has announced.

Leicestershire Business group meet Vince Cable

Asian Image: Leicestershire Business group meet Vince Cable

11:29am Wednesday 9th April 2014

The Leicestershire Asian Business Association were the guests as Sir Edward Garnier, MP invited constituents to a briefing session with ministers and industry experts at the Palace of Westminster.

Barclays sell UAE retail arm to Sharia-compliant bank

2:02pm Sunday 6th April 2014

Barclays has signed an agreement to sell its retail arm serving expatriates in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to a Sharia-compliant bank for a reported 650 million dirhams (£107 million).

More bad news for Blackberry

Asian Image: More bad news for Blackberry

3:00pm Friday 28th March 2014

Smartphone maker BlackBerry has reported a heavy quarterly loss as sales of its devices continue to fall.

Abu Dhabi International Airport named best in Middle East

Asian Image: Abu Dhabi International Airport named best in Middle East

4:27pm Thursday 27th March 2014

Abu Dhabi International Airport has been named as the ‘Best Airport in the Middle East’ by The World Airport Awards of Skytrax, for the third consecutive year.

Number of Chinese speakers in City of London up

Asian Image: London’s skyline with The Shard towering above it

10:02am Tuesday 25th March 2014

The number of Chinese speakers working in the City of London has increased "dramatically" in the past year, according to a new study.

Sony to move into virtual reality business

Asian Image: Are Sony working on a PlayStation phone?

10:05am Wednesday 19th March 2014

Sony is getting into the virtual reality business.

Apple launches cheaper iPhone 5c

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9:25am Tuesday 18th March 2014

Apple has launched a cheaper version of its existing iPhone 5c smartphone, cutting £40 from the current retail price.

Now you can build your own tandoor and make rotees like they used too!

Asian Image: Now you can build your own tandoor and make rotees like they used too!

8:00am Tuesday 18th March 2014

Want to make rotes (chappatis) the traditional way then you can now build your own tandoor!

Priyanka graces cover of BRIC magazine

Asian Image: Priyanka graces cover of BRIC magazine

4:55pm Friday 14th March 2014

Priyanka Chopra graces the front cover of issue 1 of BRIC magazine.

Company secures major deal supplying cable cleats to holy mosque in Makkah

Asian Image: An artist’s impression of the Shamiya Haram in Mecca

4:00pm Friday 14th March 2014

A cable cleat maker has secured one of its largest orders after helping expand a mosque welcoming millions of worshippers.

Big rise in passengers travelling to and from UAE and India at Manchester Airport

Asian Image: New Boeing Dreamliner 787 arrives at Manchester Airport

9:27am Friday 14th March 2014

Manchester Airport saw a 5.2% increase last year in its passenger figures.

BBC and Facebook are websites Britons love most

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12:00pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

The two websites Britain cannot live without are the BBC and social networking site Facebook, new research has found.

Patchwork Foundation hosts Deputy PM Nick Clegg at Q&A event

Asian Image: Patchwork Foundation hosts Deputy PM Nick Clegg at Q&A event

1:28pm Saturday 8th March 2014

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg attended a question and answer session at the British Muslim Heritage Centre.

Brothers at Harwood Solicitors adapting to industry challenges

Asian Image: Brothers at Harwood Solicitors adapting to industry challenges

11:13am Friday 7th March 2014

As the economy sees signs of renewed growth, a new survey reveals that this optimism is mirrored in the legal sector.

Indian Angel Network to make first investment in UK start-up

Asian Image: UK Trade and Investment (UKTI)

1:10pm Wednesday 26th February 2014

India’s largest business angels group is set to make its first investment in a UK start-up.

New Samsung water resistant

Asian Image: New Samsung water resistant

11:00am Tuesday 25th February 2014

The latest version of Samsung's Galaxy S smartphones features biometric security, the electronics giant has announced.

WhatsApp to offer voice service

2:15pm Monday 24th February 2014

WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum says the popular messaging application for smartphones, bought recently by Facebook, will soon be offering a voice service.

LG to launch first smartwatch

10:22am Monday 24th February 2014

LG Electronics has said it will launch a computerised wristwatch later this year, entering a nascent market where Samsung, Sony and smaller companies such as Pebble are already jostling for dominance.




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