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The Sikh Women’s Action Network Launch A New Spoken Word Project ‘Breaking The walls Of Silence’

Thursday 30th March 2017

A new spoken word project, 'Breaking the walls of Silence', has been launched by the Sikh Women's Action Network (SWAN) to mark International Women's Day in March 2017. The spoken word style film has brought together the stories of victims of domestic violence and abuse to provide them with a voice while also urging other victims to seek help. The…

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Watch: Sound Of Panjabi MC Gets Chameleon Dancing In New Berocca TV Advert

Sunday 19th March 2017

Berocca is an energy vitamin tablet containing vitamins B1 and B2 that help you release your energy and pantothenic acid, which according to Berocca contributes to mental performance. Berocca has now created a new TV ad through which it wants to show how Berocca can help people energise their day by combating fatigue and tiredness. In the ad, a really…

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Watch: Priyanka Chopra Teaches Jimmy Fallon How To Celebrate Holi!

Friday 17th March 2017

Jimmy and Priyanka Chopra toast to Holi Festival with a sip of thandai before going at each other's faces with paint to keep the Hindu tradition going. Image and video credits: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

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This Guy Wrote "5 Reasons Why You Should Not Date Indian Girls" - Here's Our Response

Sunday 12th March 2017

Matt Forney, who according to his bio is a journalist, radio host and author from Chicago. He wrote an article titled "5 Reasons Why You Should Not Date Indian Girls" in which he also claims Indian girls are "unattractive". Let's examine some of his claims: "They're unattractive" #Repost @shaleenanathani with @repostapp ・・・ IS SHE FOR…

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Watch: Bhangra Remix Of The Weekend's "Starboy"

Tuesday 7th March 2017

The Weekend released the R&B song called starboy back in 2016 and now some Dill Sardar Boys have created a Bhangra version of it! The lyrics of this bhangra version of The Weekend's song are in Punjabi and English both. The remix is titled "Dilli De Sardarboys" and the music video makes fun of Punjabi people turning up late…

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Here's Why People Are Mad At Pakistani Politician And Former Cricketer Imran Khan

Monday 6th March 2017

Former cricketer turned philanthropist and Politician Imran Khan is being trolled on social media after a video clip was released of him making "fun" of international cricketers in what seems to be a press conference. In the video Khan describes those players who visited Lahore on Sunday for the Pakistan Super League final as "Phateechar". He goes on to say…

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Humanity Wins: Viral Photo Of Elderly Sikh Man Holding Onto Wheelchair of a Disabled Muslim Woman

Monday 6th March 2017

Thousands of people are loving the photo of an elderly Sikh man holding wheelchair of an elderly disabled Muslim woman on the London Underground. Posted by Isa Toy Miah on Facebook, the post has been shared by over five thousand people and liked by almost twenty thousand so far. This is a clear example of humanity at a time…

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Photographic Exhibition, #IAmYezidi, Conveys The Brave Stories Of Yezidi Women In Iraq, To Mark International Women’s Day

Monday 6th March 2017

Monday 6th March 2017, London, UK - Marking International Women's Day, #IamYezidi, is a compelling, photographic exhibition that explores the hardships faced by Yezidi women in Iraq, running from 21st - 26th March at Lacey Contemporary Gallery, 8 Clarendon Cross, London W11 4AP. The exhibition captures the heartbreaking but inspiring stories of just some these brave women, highlighting their suffering…

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BBC Asian Network Live Event Was Good But It Lacked Diversity

Friday 3rd March 2017

Written by Saad, Twitter: @Saad__H The BBC Asian Network held its second annual musical event last weekend at the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith, London. Titled "The BBC Asian Network Live", the event attempted and also to a great extent succeeded in bringing to the forefront some lesser known as well as some highly popular musical acts from the British Asian music…

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Here Is What British Muslims Thought Of Channel 4's Extremely British Muslims

Friday 3rd March 2017

The programme followed a handful of British Muslims looking to get married and how Islamic laws and customs shape their love lives, upbringing and identity. However, many British Muslims were shocked by how unrepresentitive the show was of the vast majority of British Muslims. It was claimed by many that the show does not represent the vast majority of British…

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Google Honours Abdul Sattar Edhi

Tuesday 28th February 2017

Abdul Sattar Edhi would have celebrated his 89th birthday today and Google has honoured his birthday with a Google Doodle. He died last year in Karachi, Pakistan. Edhi was born in 1928 in Gujarat, present day India and moved to Pakistan during the 1947 partition. Baba Edhi, recognised by his long white beard, founded the Edhi…

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Meet The Muslim Guy Offering People Hugs To Spread Love Following Trump's Muslim Ban

Thursday 23rd February 2017

Just after his inauguration, the US President imposed a ban on Muslims from a number of countries which outraged the entire world and dozens of protests around the country to ban Trump from making a state visit to the United Kingdom. Nubaid decided to do something different. The Content Creator from London stood at Oxford Street holding a placard…

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GBBO Winner Nadiya Hussain Gets Her Own TV Show On BBC Two

Thursday 23rd February 2017

Remember the really funny Nadiya Hussain from Great British Bake Off 2015? Do you miss her on the TV? Well, she's back on the screen, but this time with her own 8 parts long show in which she will embark on a culinary road trip around the UK. Nadiya is super-excited about this adventure, and so are we.…

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Zayn Malik Confirms He Loves Roti

Monday 20th February 2017

The 24 year old English singer tweeted in the early hours of Monday morning "Can't wait to eat my badmaash curry tonight 🙌🏽" and when asked by a fan on Twitter if he prefers roti or rice with curry, Zayn confirmed "I'm a roti kinda guy" - good on you Zayn! This isn't the first time Zayn has been involved with…

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Singer Hadiqa Kiani Reacts To Cocaine Smuggling Claim

Wednesday 15th February 2017

A UK news outlet called Metro-UK.com claimed on Monday that Hadiqa Kiani has been arrested at Heathrow Airport for trying to smuggle 2kg of cocaine. Kiani reacted quickly and branded the news as "fake". Hadiqa then literally owned the "fake news" outlet on her Facebook with a selfie of herself with her mum and son which was taken in Lahore…

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BAFTAs 2017: Burberry Confuses Dev Patel With Riz Ahmed

Monday 13th February 2017

Burberry posted a tweet saying "Celebrating the #EEBAFTAs in London this evening, Best Actor in a Supporting Role Winner #DevPatel wears a @Burberry custom made navy tuxedo" but the picture used was of Riz Ahmed! The tweet has now been deleted and Burberry apologised after many people tweeted the fashion giant.

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Rahim Pardesi's New Spain Vlog Is Currently Trending On Desi Twitter

Monday 13th February 2017

Rahim shows us around Spain and speaks to many tourists and locals. How they react to Rahim's Punjabi chat is something we will let you watch for yourself! You can watch and subscribe to Rahim's official YouTube channel using the link below. This guy 😂😂 pic.twitter.com/Matiytg1JO— Desi Jams (@DesiJams) February 12, 2017

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