Daily Archives: 19/03/2015

TARGET: The Park View academy in Birmingham was at the centre of the Trojan Horse enquiries

“No evidence of extremism”

Trojan Horse enquiry committee concludes on radicalisation accusations in Birmingham schools A series of official investigations found the claims last year that Islamist extremists had...
SMART: Emily Nar won the national Talent 2030 competition for her pop-up isolation unit design, to be used in the fight against Ebola

Building Success: Student wins national engineering prize

The fight against Ebola was taken to the classroom last week as an engineering student from Baildon took first prize for her pop-up isolation...
BLUE EYES: Model-turned-actress Ashwariya Rai Bachchan caught the attention of film-makers due to her unique blue eyes

New surgery turns brown eyes blue

Brown eyes can, of course, be beautiful yet if it is not the shade you wanted then there is little you can do other...
APPEAL: Business owners from Oak Lane stand in front of one store which would have to remove the electrical shutters on the outside and reinstall them behind the glass

Dispute over shutters rolls on

Shop front changes would have ‘massive effect’ on businesses Over 50 shop owners in Bradford have complained that new legislation, requiring many to redesign their...
OPEN: Southmere Academy principal, Hayley Marshall, and chief executive of Northern Education Trust, Nick Kershaw, mark the official launch of the academy

Academy celebrates new status

Re-opening of academy brings celebrations to Southmere A primary school in Bradford celebrated its official relaunch as an academy earlier this week as children took...
SWEET: Children from Year 4 smile with their flavoursome cup corn, Year 4 pupils pictured include: Owais Bostani, Liyla Khan, Ghazalah Darbok, Zaian Khan, Mustapha Khan and Zaian Wilkinson

Charity is ‘cream of the crop’

Pupils sell corn cups in fundraising appeal A primary school in Bradford took a ‘sweet’ approach to charity work last week as pupils swapped the...
WORK: Leeds was awarded a special accolade from the White Ribbon campaign last week, for its work tackling domestic violence

City awarded for tackling domestic violence

Leeds continues fight alongside White Ribbon Campaign Leeds leaders have reaffirmed their commitment to eradicating the city of violence against women, with men at the...
FILM: Following the attack on Beeston Road, the man was filmed via CCTV, with the victim lying still in the garden

Find this man

Search continues after near-fatal attack in Leeds Detectives investigating the attempted murder and serious sexual assault of a woman in Leeds have released CCTV of...

Accountancy apprenticeship adds up for Fahad

Students across Yorkshire mark National Apprenticeship Week As National Apprenticeship Week arrived last Monday, thousands of students across the county got the chance to experience...
EXPLORE: Nasreen shares her views on the display, developed over a six week project

‘Wake-up call’ art display highlights online issues

Examining the real risk to Muslim children on the internet An internet safety project, involving mothers and daughters from Leeds, has revealed a ‘worrying lack...
UNITED: Muslim women from Leeds came together last week to discuss the best ways to ‘make a stand’ against all types of extremism in their local communities

#MakingAStand in Leeds

Muslim women unite in stand against extremism Muslim women from Leeds came together last week to make a united stand rejecting the barbarism of ISIS...
SUCCESS: Abdul Basit received his trophy last weekend from Nasir Awan - the uncle of Muhammad Yaseen in whose memory the award was named

Sweet award for volunteer

#Cakes4Syria volunteer receives national award A selfless volunteer who helped spearhead a nationwide campaign raising hundreds of thousands of pounds for charity was awarded last...
HEALTH: Doctors who specialise in diabetes were in attendance to talk about the condition at an event in Bradford last week, (l-r) Dr Shiraz Haider, Dr Husnat Hamdani, Dr Salman Shahid

Facing the silent killer

Diabetes event raises awareness in ‘at risk’ communities It is a statistic which ‘leaders have failed to address’ according to one doctor, as diabetes continues...
OPPOSITION: India’s political parties unite against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s land reforms, President of the Congress Party Sonia Gandhi was joined by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and other leaders

Indian opposition unites to oppose Modi

India's usually fractious opposition parties have joined forces against a bill to ease land acquisition rules. This is a rare show of unity that bodes...
CRITICISED: Human rights supporters have slammed Nawaz Sharif’s execution system after the hangings include a man whose lawyers say was 14 when he was tortured into a confession of killing a child. Critics have pointed out that the system is a “sham” and many on death row are not terrorists

UPROAR AFTER HANGINGS

Pakistan hangs 12 in largest execution since moratorium lifted Pakistan hanged 12 convicts earlier this week, the Interior Ministry said, amid a growing uproar over...
CAMPAIGN: Christians in Pakistan have long complained that they are not provided with enough protection by the government

Church blasts target Pakistan’s Christians

Campaigners take to the streets in protest for greater security Fourteen people were killed and nearly 80 injured after suicide bombers in Pakistan targeted two...
Dia Mirza

Dia Mirza faces Twitter abuse

"My father was Catholic, my mother is a Bengali, I was raised by my Muslim stepfather and I'm married to a Hindu. I am...

Salman wants Deepika not Katrina

Katrina Kaif says her journey in Bollywood would have been difficult without the assistance of her former lover Salman Khan. But it looks like Salman...

Aamir Khan on a diet

  Aamir Khan is going all out and is on a binge diet for his next film ‘Dangal’ in which he is apparently playing the...
Nathalia Kaur

Nathalia Kaur: Shah Rukh Khan is the epitome of a perfect star

Nathalia Kaur, who embarked on her Bollywood career with an item number in Ram Gopal Verma’s flick titled ‘Department’, is now all set to...

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