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Dear Massi...

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:35pm Friday 18th July 2014

My wife is addicted to Indian Soaps

Goalposts have moved on 'husband materal'

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:30pm Friday 18th July 2014

‘I’d never let my daughter marry a Pakistani man. A Muslim, yes. But not a Pakistani. There is no such thing as a Pakistani gentleman. Look at my husband.’

Emergency appeal for victims of Gaza crisis

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:27pm Friday 18th July 2014

Emergency appeals for the victims of the Gaza violence have been launched.

Skydive raises a mammoth £24,000 for good causes

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:26pm Friday 18th July 2014

Brave fundraisers collected a staggering £24,646 for good causes by taking part in a sky dive.

High-octane rom-com for returning Salman

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:19pm Friday 18th July 2014

The big Eid release this year sees Salaman Khan return to our screens.

One Voice Health mela to be held in August

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:59am Friday 18th July 2014

Following on from the success of last year’s health fair, the One Voice Mela, incorporating Baiter Sehat, will take place this year on Sunday 10 August, in Corporation Park, Blackburn.

Students skip to it in the name of charity

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:56am Friday 18th July 2014

Students from one high school raised more than £1,000 for charity after taking part in two fundraising events in a matter of days.

Dear Massi

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:55am Friday 11th July 2014

Girl says I am too short to go out with

Fasting is starving men of any common sense

Lancashire Telegraph: Families break the Ramadan fast at Medina Mosque in 2012

11:53am Friday 11th July 2014

Perhaps it is too much to expect logic from a fasting man. It is well known that fasting men complain more than fasting women.

They're cleaning up in the car valet business

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:42am Friday 11th July 2014

A car valeting firm has grown to become one of the biggest in the region — and it is all down to attention to detail, says the new owner.

Waxwork Kareena is just like the real thing

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:41am Friday 11th July 2014

Kareena Kapoor Khan's Madame Tussauds wax figure took up residence at the World famous attraction's original venue in London recently.

Find out more about fasting while raising funds

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:39am Friday 11th July 2014

Women’s group Sisters4Sisters is inviting people to Experience Ramadan.

Tyre centre cleans up for hospice

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:37am Friday 11th July 2014

A CAR wash for charity raised £1,044.95 for the Pendleside Hospice.

Warning over dream pilgrimage fraudsters

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:35am Friday 11th July 2014

Lancashire Trading Standards is urging those booking their Hajj and Umrah this year to do so with an ATOL (Air Travel Organiser’s Licence) protected agent.

Dear Massi: My ‘friend’ is spreading lies about me

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:52pm Friday 4th July 2014

Dear Massi, a girl at college keeps telling lies about me. She has told people that I am going out with this guy and I have not even spoke about him. She acts all religious but she is a big gossip. She talks about other people all the time.

I’ve heard some weird reasons for divorce...

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:50pm Friday 4th July 2014

Most divorces incur blazing acrimony. It’s almost rendered standard behaviour.

BEAUTY MATTERS: By Haseena Hamid of Dark Secrets Hair

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:50pm Friday 4th July 2014

We all take our hair for granted... Straighteners, hair dryers, tongs, colour, backcomb and still it sticks by us even though we are constantly damaging it.

Move to online trading revived clothing firm

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:50pm Friday 4th July 2014

With the Eid festival within the next month, one online retailer established by a Blackburn entrepreneur is already taking orders.

Hate Story 2 getting hits

2:42pm Friday 4th July 2014

The trailer for new erotic thriller 'Hate Story 2' has gotten close to 20,000,000 hits on YouTube.

‘Stop comparing stars’

2:40pm Friday 4th July 2014

Bollywood director Karan Johar has said that it is unfair to compare Kareena Kapoor to Alia Bhatt.

‘Don’t take snap without asking!’

2:40pm Friday 4th July 2014

Bollywood star turned model turned singer Priyanka Chopra has taken to Twitter to express her discontent over fans who take secret pictures of her.

Reshimmiya spills the beans

2:40pm Friday 4th July 2014

Salman Khan is working on a 'musical surprise' for his new action movie 'Kick.'

Karishma face of Neeru’s

2:40pm Friday 4th July 2014

Karishma Kapoor has shot a new advert in London for international fashion brand Neeru's Emporio.

Abida Rasool: My healthy advice for Ramadan and beyond

Lancashire Telegraph: Indonesian Muslims offer Eid al-Fitr prayers that marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013.

2:40pm Friday 4th July 2014

Fasting during Ramadan can be challenging, physically, spiritually, and emotionally. Here are some tips to help stay healthy during the long fasts.

Maz looks to become a Bonafide acting star

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:35pm Friday 4th July 2014

Fresh from shooting his latest video for the forthcoming solo debut Jaan, Maz Bonafide claims to have caught the acting bug.

A sporting chance for youngsters

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:30pm Friday 4th July 2014

Blackburn Central High School has formed a partnership with the IMO Sports Academy. The IMO Sports Academy in partnership with BCHS aims to provide a window of opportunity to young people in sports. The objective is that by working together young people can gain sport related accredited qualifications and give the them a chance to take part in competitive sports locally and nationally.

Top tips on staying safe during Ramadan month

Lancashire Telegraph: Families break the Ramadan fast at Medina Mosque in 2012

2:30pm Friday 4th July 2014

A Ramadan safety roadshow has been urging families to take extra care during the month of Ramadan.

New buffet restaurant has recipe for success

Lancashire Telegraph: Abdul and Siema Toheed outside the new Waheed’s Restaurant in Blackburn

5:03pm Friday 27th June 2014

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

Vidya Balan as you’ve never seen her before

Lancashire Telegraph: Vidya Balan as you’ve never seen her before

5:01pm Friday 27th June 2014

Vidya Balan says she was overjoyed at being able to play so many roles in her upcoming movie Bobby Jasoos.

Islamic Lifestyle event is a smash

Lancashire Telegraph: The International Learning Movement (ILM) stall raised money through face-painting and fun rides (above) Deaf Aware who were in the One Voice Health and Well Being Zone

4:59pm Friday 27th June 2014

An Islamic Lifestyle Exhibition attracted a thousand visitors after it took place in Lancashire for the first time.

Dear Massi... I married my husband and ebay!

Lancashire Telegraph: eBay urges customers to change passwords after cyber attack

3:48pm Friday 20th June 2014

DEAR Massi, it has been four years since I married my husband and ebay!

Penalties of being a football widow

Lancashire Telegraph: Penalties of being a football widow

3:47pm Friday 20th June 2014

THE behemoth World Cup has finally begun. And women globally are being collectively shunned.

Family firm that tailors whatever you want made

Lancashire Telegraph: Family firm that tailors whatever you want made

3:45pm Friday 20th June 2014

One-stop shop for haberdashery and crafts, clothes, sewing and wedding items

Challenges of comedy

3:42pm Friday 20th June 2014

Saif Ali Khan, 43, has spoken about his upcoming role in comedy ‘Humshakals’.

Vidya's collaboration hope

3:41pm Friday 20th June 2014

Vidya Balan, 36, has revealed she would love to work with Shah Rukh Khan.

Deepika angry at BA over lost bags

Lancashire Telegraph: Councillors say Twitter is key to keeping residents updated

3:36pm Friday 20th June 2014

Deepika Padukone has taken to Twitter to express her anger at British Airways for losing her bags.

Akshay buys kabaddi team

3:34pm Friday 20th June 2014

Akshay Kumar has bought a kabaddi team.

Star enjoys Father's Day

3:33pm Friday 20th June 2014

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan celebrated Father’s Day at KidZania, in Mumbai.

Rising stars in classic 'boy-meets-girl' tale

Lancashire Telegraph: Rising stars in classic 'boy-meets-girl' tale

3:27pm Friday 20th June 2014

Varun Dhawan is set yet again to show why he is one of Indian cinema’s rising stars.

Free Islamic lifestyle exhibition

Lancashire Telegraph: Free Islamic lifestyle exhibition

3:24pm Friday 20th June 2014

AN array of stalls will be on offer as the first free Islamic Lifestyle Exhibition takes place in Blackburn.

Scouts dip in to great outdoors

Lancashire Telegraph: Scouts dip in to great outdoors

3:22pm Friday 20th June 2014

Appeal for adult volunteers so even more youngsters can join in the fun

1,000 thanks to school’s charity champs

Lancashire Telegraph: Former Mayor of Blackburn with Darwen Coun Salim Mulla with some of the young charity champs

4:40pm Friday 13th June 2014

Children from The Olive Primary School, Blackburn raised a remarkable £1,000 for the Mayor’s Charity.

New mosque app proves a hit with 10,000 users

Lancashire Telegraph: From left, Amjad Ali, Ismail Mulla and Maulana Inamulhasan, from Blackburn

4:41pm Friday 13th June 2014

A NEW localised mosque app has already had over 10,000 downloads since it was launched recently.

Stars going into bat for baseball

Lancashire Telegraph: A scene from Million Dollar Arm

4:40pm Friday 13th June 2014

CAN India, a country obsessed with cricket, produce a baseball star?

East meets West for food, fashion and fun

Lancashire Telegraph: Multi-cultural event to raise money for Syrian refugees and orphans

4:40pm Friday 13th June 2014

A multi-cultural fundraising event in aid of Orphans and Refugees is to take place in Darwen as part of Refugee Week. 

Exhibition celebrating array of Islamic lifestyles

Lancashire Telegraph: First-ever event will focus on health, education, fashion and charity

3:45pm Friday 6th June 2014

An Islamic Lifestyle Exhibition is to be held in Lancashire for the first time.

Umbreen Ali: Racism just won’t leave us

Lancashire Telegraph: Polling Station (6858319)

3:55pm Friday 6th June 2014

More than a third of Brits admit to being racially prejudiced to some degree.

BEAUTY MATTERS: By Haseena Hamid, Owner of Dark Secrets

Lancashire Telegraph: BEAUTY MATTERS: By Haseena Hamid, Owner of Dark Secrets

3:53pm Friday 6th June 2014

EVERYONE is going crazy for ombré hair! Ombré is one of the hottest hair colour trends because it has so many different options. The variety of this trend can be seen in every magazine and on the runway.

Making your big day the perfect occasion

Lancashire Telegraph: Some spectacular Stage Solutions wedding designs

3:52pm Friday 6th June 2014

The average cost of a wedding in the UK is just over £18.000.

Potter stuntman link-up

3:50pm Friday 6th June 2014

Akshay Kumar has been working with Harry Potter stuntman Greg Powell for upcoming movie 'Holiday: A Soldier is Never Off Duty.'


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