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Genius teen with higher IQ than Einstein wants to be a popstar

A SOUTH London teenager with higher IQ than Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking considers singer Adele an inspiration and wants to be a popstar...

Free trade with India on agenda of UK Commonwealth summit

The UK Commonwealth summit, planned to set free trade deals on course as Britain exits the European Union, will put other leading commonwealth countries...
Narendra Modi

Modi losing friends as anger grows over Indian cash crackdown

A leading political ally of Narendra Modi has abruptly distanced himself from the Indian prime minister’s move to scrap high-value banknotes, as broad initial...
Keith Vaz recently resigned from the Home Affairs Select Committee

UK Parliament standards watchdog to probe conduct of Keith Vaz

Britain’s parliamentary standards watchdog has opened an inquiry into the country’s longest-serving Asian MP Keith Vaz after he was embroiled in a sex scandal...
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Death toll from poisoned sweets climbs to 33 in Pakistan

Some 33 people including five children have now died in central Pakistan after eating sweets accidentally tainted with insecticide, officials said on Sunday. The mass...

Sri Lanka destroys nearly 800 kilos of cocaine

Sri Lankan police on Monday destroyed nearly 800 kilos (1,280 pounds) of cocaine in the presence of President Maithripala Sirisena, who has called for the...

Sri Lanka rupee firms on remittances; stocks end steady

The Sri Lankan rupee ended stronger on Wednesday (10) as dollar inflows from remittances ahead of the traditional new year provided support, while stocks...
Naughty Boy and Nihal

New Eastern Eye arts, culture and theatre awards

The arts enrich and give meaning to our lives. They are a fundamental part of the social and cultural fabric which holds our nation...
Jatinder Verma with Sadiq Khan at the opening of Tara Arts in London

Call to action after theatre industry branded “hideously white”

LEADING theatre directors have called on the British Asian community to do more to support performers and writers after a damning report branded the...
Police claim to have shot dead the ‘operational commander’ behind the attack on the Holey Artisan cafe in Dhaka

Dhaka siege ‘mastermind’ Nurul Islam Marzan killed

Bangladeshi police shot dead an Islamist extremist accused of being one of the masterminds of last year’s deadly siege at a cafe during a...