Sobering thoughts or just double standards?

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:20pm Friday 24th October 2014

When religious seniors preach about politics on national TV, it entails the expected braggadocio.

BEAUTY MATTERS: How to have a good hair day!

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:16pm Friday 24th October 2014

Just like the ladies, men have hair trends too. And, goodness me, men are so fussy when it come to their hair.

Salute to TV’s Dr Who pioneer at media awards

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:14pm Friday 24th October 2014

THE director of the first Doctor Who serial, An Unearthly Child, is to be honoured at this year’s Asian Media Awards.

AMJAD MALIK: Muslims have more in common with victim than the perpetrators

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:12pm Friday 24th October 2014

The killing of aid worker Alan Henning by Islamic State has once again brought to the fore the ‘problems of radicalisation’ within young British Muslims.

Paris Hilton would love to star alongside Hrithik Roshan

Lancashire Telegraph: Paris Hilton

3:11pm Friday 24th October 2014

Socialite Paris Hilton has revealed she would like to star alongside Hrithik Roshan in a Bollywood film.

Actress Dia Mirza finally set to tie the knot

Lancashire Telegraph: Image from PictureGalleryModule_ID:3122628

3:10pm Friday 24th October 2014

Bollywood actress Dia Mirza is set to tie the knot.

Good side of being a baddie on screen

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:10pm Friday 24th October 2014

Here’s a first look at by Aditya Chopra’s Kill Dil. Bhaiyaji (Govinda) gives shelter and nurtures two abandoned and vulnerable young men and turns them into carefree killers, Dev (Ranveer Singh) and Tutu (Ali Zafar).

Bollywood hit runs into its 20th year

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:10pm Friday 24th October 2014

One of Bollywood’s biggest hits is kick-starting its 20th year of an uninterrupted run at the iconic Maratha Mandir Cinema in Mumbai.

Female boxer wants to inspire girls everywhere

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:10pm Friday 24th October 2014

FOLLOWING a showing at Edinburgh Fringe, No Guts, No Heart, No Glory comes to Manchester.

Money? It doesn’t matter any more to actor Akshay

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:09pm Friday 24th October 2014

Bollywood star Akshay Kumar has revealed he has reached the stage where he no longer needs to make movies for money.

Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif to be immortalised in wax

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:11pm Friday 17th October 2014

Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif will be featured at Madame Tussauds London, the world famous tourist attraction has confirmed this week.

Expensive weddings can be fast track to divorce

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:20pm Friday 17th October 2014

According to a new survey, the more expensive the wedding, the more likely the couple are to divorce.

BEAUTY MATTERS - Rocking the winter look

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

2:16pm Friday 17th October 2014

WINTER takes its toll with flying hair, dry scalps and styling problems caused by wearing hats.

Amar Akbar & Tony features at Mumbai Festival

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:15pm Friday 17th October 2014

Amar Akbar & Tony will be the first Independent British film to be screened at the Mumbai Film Festival.

Imran Azam: We’re behind him all the way until his ego gets the better of him

Lancashire Telegraph: Undated BBC Handout Photo from The Apprentice. Pictured:(c/wise from left standing), Solomon Akhtar, Roisin Hogan, Chiles Cartwright, Jemma Bird, Ella Jade Bitton, Scott McCulloch, Nurun Ahmed, Mark Wright, Lindsay Booth, Bianca Miller, Sarah Dales, Pamel

2:14pm Friday 17th October 2014

The Apprentice returned this week and with it the egos.

Shonali out to tackle one of the last taboos

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:12pm Friday 17th October 2014

Afilm which aims to look at the life of a woman wheelchair user with cerebral palsy gets its UK premiere this week.

Marital bliss? It can be a case of trouble and strife

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:41pm Friday 10th October 2014

Whoever said marriage was easy? And some men really do have it tough.

Mirza MC pushes back boundaries of music

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:40pm Friday 10th October 2014

Music artist Mirza MC has released his latest album called Trik ‘N’ Tastic.

Samira’s positive new movie will be big hit

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:40pm Friday 10th October 2014

Samira Mohamed Ali has embarked on a journey half way across the world to star as lead heroine in a new Bollywood movie bPositive.

Thousands expected at festivals celebration

Lancashire Telegraph: One of the customs during Diwali is to light 'divas' and put them around your house.

2:33pm Friday 10th October 2014

Thousands will gather in Albert Square, Manchester to celebrate the festivals of Dashehra and Diwali at the 9th annual Dashehra Diwali Mela this weekend.

Actor presented with top diversity award by MPs

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:31pm Friday 10th October 2014

Shah Rukh Khan was presented with the Global Diversity Award at the State Room of the House of Commons in London.

DEAR MASSI - My sister is racist....

Lancashire Telegraph: The assistant manager at the Great Western Hospital who has been accused of racist bullying

3:10pm Friday 3rd October 2014

DEAR MASSI, My sister is racist. She doesn’t want me to marry someone I love.

Blackburn food firm KQF scoops Business of Year award

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:32pm Friday 3rd October 2014

Blackburn-based KQF was named Business of the Year at the Lloyds Banking Group English Asian Business Awards this week.

Focusing on tedium in our Facebook-obsessed society

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:04pm Friday 3rd October 2014

Is the novelty of social networking site Facebook wearing thin?

BEAUTY MATTERS - By Haseena Hamid of Dark Secrets Hair

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:02pm Friday 3rd October 2014

THE new range of ghd curve wands and tongs has been designed to give you a good hair day – whatever your hair type.

Burial rituals inspire up-and-coming designer Syed Nisar in his latest collection

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:00pm Friday 3rd October 2014

The sombre rituals of burial have inspired an up-and-coming designer to create a sophisticated range of womenswear with a twist that hit the runway at the end of London Fashion Week.

Imran Azam: Does anyone really care that I’ve got a new phone?

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:59pm Friday 3rd October 2014

Recently, we saw pictures of people stood around waiting to be one of the first to get their hands on the iPhone 6. Has this got to be the most pointless exercise ever?

Team Happy become an internet sensation

Lancashire Telegraph:

2:55pm Friday 3rd October 2014

The ‘Happy New Year Bus’ is coming to the UK, ahead of this year’s biggest Bollywood release. And it includes a visit to Blackburn.

Sleek and stylish, the Sikh way

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:21pm Friday 26th September 2014

A NEW exhibition features some of the most famous beards and turbans in the world.

One of India’s finest actresses is taking centre stage and leaving behind movies as she leads the cast of comedy Happy Birthday Sunita

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:57am Friday 19th September 2014

Shabana Azmi leads the stellar cast of a new family comedy coming to the north west next month.

Beauty matters

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:24pm Friday 19th September 2014

How to create a modern ponytail...

Dear Massi...

Lancashire Telegraph: Dear Massi: My husband isn’t ready to have a baby

12:20pm Friday 19th September 2014

Dear Massi I had been with my girlfriend for 10 years and got together when we were 18...

Hard to admit, but we're all guilty of casual racism

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:14pm Friday 19th September 2014

Umbreen Ali looks at what you should do when your child faces racism

New brand showcases Islamic menswear

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:10pm Friday 19th September 2014

Islamic fashion is largely associated with womenswear. Menswear still remains a luxury market that is under-served and under-exploited.

Following in footsteps of an inspirational star

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:07pm Friday 19th September 2014

Sonam Kapoor says she was inspired by one of Bollywood’s greatest female stars in her latest movie Khoobsurat.

Message to ISIS: Not in our name

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:59am Friday 19th September 2014

Young Muslims, have launched a social media campaign against Isis using #notinmyname, to register their rejection of the group’s actions.

Film star calls on India to address law which makes homosexual behaviour illegal

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:24pm Friday 12th September 2014

Bollywood siren Celina Jaitly is known for her starring roles in some of the industry’s biggest blockbusters, but the former Miss India is now playing a different role entirely as UN Goodwill Ambassador for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues.


Lancashire Telegraph: GUILTY: A Llandeilo man has admitted falsely claiming £4,861 in Housing and Council Tax benefits.

4:40pm Friday 12th September 2014

Dear Massi,

Don’t marry Pakistani women? Why’s that?

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:40pm Friday 12th September 2014

IT’S a tough time to be a moderate Muslim. The word ‘Islam’ is beleaguered with strife, contention, fundamentalism and nonsensical Islamic rulings.

BEAUTY MATTERS: By Haseena Hamid of Dark Secrets Hair

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:40pm Friday 12th September 2014

This week I look at how to create pom pom ponytail. Creating this look is so simple and easy to do on yourself or another.

Delivering the healthy message to shisha smokers

Lancashire Telegraph: New crackdown on Blackburn's shisha cafes

4:40pm Friday 12th September 2014

A NEW health initiative is aiming to look at why more and more young people are smoking shisha.

School goes to top of the class after results

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:33pm Friday 12th September 2014

PUPILS from Al-Islah Girls’ School celebrated achieving top grades.

Tour promises to be ‘once in a lifetime’ experience

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:32pm Friday 12th September 2014

Shah Rukh Khan’s upcoming tour Slam, The Tour has been described as a “once-in-a-lifetime” experience. A spokesmann for concert co-promoters Think Events said: “Entertainment doesn't get much bigger than this. Bollywood's biggest stars will grace the world’s most iconic concert venue with absolutely thrilling performances.

Just right for role says biopic boxer

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:31pm Friday 12th September 2014

Priyanka Chopra’s latest film Mary Kom has received much praise from critics as well as being hailed a success at the box office.

Ex-porn star Sunny in twin role for new film

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:30pm Friday 12th September 2014

Porn star turned Bollywood actress Sunny Leone is set to star in a new adult comedy.

Where is Islamic evidence to support these actions?

Lancashire Telegraph: British ISIS recruits

4:30pm Friday 12th September 2014

DECAPITATIONS are nothing but a savage trophy prize for the most debased sadist.

For the love

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:30pm Friday 12th September 2014

Parineeti Chopra describes her latest film as a full on celebration of food and love.


Lancashire Telegraph: Love Yourself, Meditation & Visualisation For Women

4:10pm Friday 5th September 2014

Dear Massi,

Imran Azam: Days when we hissed at the screen are over

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:10pm Friday 5th September 2014

INDIAN characters on American TV always tended to follow a set pattern. In years gone by we have had our fair share of embarrassing creations with strong Indian accents and attitudes to match.

BEAUTY MATTERS: By Haseena Hamid of Dark Secrets Hair

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

4:04pm Friday 5th September 2014

AT my salons this is a popular treatment Bouncy Blow Dry. Clients wear this look for going out, weddings, party and if you are like me every days a glam day.


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