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14th Asian Achievers Awards 2014:
Acknowledging the incredible achievements of British Asians

British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond (middle) together with Mr CB Patel, Publisher/Editor of the ADBP Group(left) and the Indian High Commissioner to Mr Ranjan Mathai (right) during the Asian Achievers award ceremony last Friday.

By Tilusha Vyas – Asia Correspondent One of the most prestigious events in the British Asian Community is the star-studded gala affair where notable personalities and individuals from all walks of life gather every year for the Asian Achievers Awards. Last Friday, there was a lot of glitz and glamour at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London’s Park Lane where the men attired in their finest evening suits and women wearing the latest designer outfits and the most glamorous sarees gathered for the 14th Asian Achievers Awards 2014.  Some 700 guests mingled in the vast reception hall before the main awards ceremony in the gigantic opulent ballroom below. Mr CB … Continue reading

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A guide to the upcoming Cheltenham Festival

Cheltenham racecourse, Prestwick Park, England.

In just a couple of weeks’ time, spectators from all over the UK will be gearing up for what has become one of the London area’s very best annual events. The Cheltenham Festival, located just a few hours outside of town, will take place from March 11-14, and will once again showcase some of the best horse jumping and racing talent in Europe, as well as an schedule full of engaging themes and events. Here’s our preview of the 2014 festival, with a few words on the favourite horses for major races. Day 1 The first day, known as “Champion Day,” kicks off with the ROR (Retraining of Racehorses) parade, … Continue reading

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