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How Conan Doyle helped pardon wrongly convicted British Asians

THE real-life relationship between the author of the Sherlock Holmes novels and a wrongly convicted Indian solicitor has been explored in a new nonfiction book. Set in...

After catastrophic year, Bollywood hopes for a 2021 comeback

The dancers stopped strutting on Bollywood film sets this year as the Indian film industry struggled to find any spring in its step during...

Balochistan: Pakistan’s land of the disappeared

Hani Baloch and her fiance Nasim never thought of themselves as dissidents, but one day in May — just weeks before their wedding —...

Games without frontiers: Indians, Pakistanis team up for eSports

When India banned the hit PUBG mobile game over its diplomatic row with China, Zeyan Shafiq’s eSports team was suddenly left without players. So...

Sharing stories about breast cancer and surrogacy will help Asians, says survivor

Kreena Dhiman has been vocal about her experiences with breast cancer and surrogacy and hopes sharing her story will have an impact by LAUREN CODLING A...

Jay Shetty: ‘I want to help people find calm in the chaos’

by LAUREN CODLING FORMER monk and social media sensation Jay Shetty has admitted he “never imagined” his level of success, as he prepared for the...

‘Going further in the British Army is my career goal’

ON THE BALL: Air Trooper Munib Sheikh joined the army in 2015, after he took part a three-day army camp in the Queen Elizabeth...

Write Now for Penguin place

NOW more than ever is the time for lockdown literature, and Rashmi Sirdeshpande is urging budding British Asian authors to respond to Penguin’s WriteNow...

Finding a new hero for young readers

HOW A LOVE FOR STORIES LED AUTHOR SERENA PATEL TO WRITE CHILDREN’S NOVEL ANISHA ACCIDENTAL DETECTIVE by MITA MISTRY IT MAY be the era of social...

Love and courtship through the ages

HOW ANCIENT WOOING RITUALS EVOLVED INTO MODERN DAY CULTURE by MITA MISTRY THIS week couples all over the world celebrating love and romance to mark Valentine’s...