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Meet Malayalee actress, YouTuber and Businesswoman Lintu Rony from Croydon

By A Staff Reporter

CROYDON April 24: Malayalee households in the UK these days are very much familiar with Malayalam films and TV channel programmes. Therefore Malayalee showbiz stars are too familiar with them. Continue reading “Meet Malayalee actress, YouTuber and Businesswoman Lintu Rony from Croydon”

Proud moment for UK Malayalees: Professor Valsa Koshy Receives an MBE from the Queen

By A Staff Reporter and By Joe Buchanunn Media Relations Brunel University
LONDON April 24: Professor Valsa Koshy, Emerita Professor of Education at Brunel University received her MBE from the Queen, last month, in recognition of her distinguished contribution to education.

Brunel University London’s Professor Valsa Koshy was delighted to receive her MBE from Her Majesty The Queen at a ceremony last Friday at Windsor Castle. Continue reading “Proud moment for UK Malayalees: Professor Valsa Koshy Receives an MBE from the Queen”

Indian-origin Student Turns Grief into Tech Startup After France Attack

Berkeley, California Aug 14: California college student Anjali Banerjee was watching fireworks during a 2016 celebration on a seafront promenade in the French city of Nice when a man plowed a huge truck through the crowd, killing 86 people and wounding 200. Continue reading “Indian-origin Student Turns Grief into Tech Startup After France Attack”

Malayalee girl wins Bronze medal at England National swimming festival

By A Staff Reporter

SHEFFIELD Aug 13: This year’s England National swimming festival was held at Sheffield from 31 July till 4 August. Twenty-our fastest swimmers in each age category starting from 13 years were invited to compete. Continue reading “Malayalee girl wins Bronze medal at England National swimming festival”

Indian student wins International Geography Bee Championship

HOUSTON Aug 10: Indian-American high school student Avi Goel has won the world championship at the International Geography Bee’s junior varsity division held in Berlin, Germany, last month. Avi, 14, a tenth grader at Silver Creek High School in Evergreen, San Jose, CA, won a gold medal in seven out of the 10 medal events, and a silver medal in two of the events, topping the overall medals table. Continue reading “Indian student wins International Geography Bee Championship”

Indian-Origin World Bank Economist, 37, Drowns At Bali Beach

Kuala Lumpur July 25: A young Indian-origin senior economist working with the World Bank drowned after strong currents pulled her away while she was swimming in a restricted area at a beach in Bali, the Indonesian media reported. Continue reading “Indian-Origin World Bank Economist, 37, Drowns At Bali Beach”

Keralite makeup artist nominated as Fellow to Royal Society of Arts in London

KOCHI July 10: A woman makeup artist from the state has been nominated as Fellow to Royal Society of Arts (RSA) in London.
Lekshmi Menon, who is currently the creative head at Face Palette Pro Makeup Academy in Kochi, joins other leading artists such as James Bond actress Judi Dench, Musician Alex James and composer Benson Taylor as Fellows. According to an official release, Lekshmi is the first Indian makeup artist to be nominated to RSA.
Lekshmi, who won a scholarship to study Master’s in International Business at Robert Gordon University in Scotland, followed her childhood passion for makeup and set about on a mission to work with women so as to develop their makeup skills.

Sugathan Thekkepura to contest as Labour Councillor for East Ham Central


By A Staff Reporter

NEWHAM Feb 26: Noted social activist and community leader Sugathan Thekkepura has been selected by Labour Party members to contest as councillor for East Ham Central in the forthcoming local government elections to be held on May 3, 2018.

Sugathan replaces sitting Councillor Mukesh Patel to take up this position to contest under the banner of Labour Party.

Sugathan has been an active worker within Labour Party and has held several positions on a executive level. He has also been in the forefront in campaigning for London Mayor Sadiq Khan.

Sugathan is at present Indian Workers Association’s national assistant secretary. IWA was formed by the migrants from India in early 1930s who fought against racial discrimination and for their working rights.

East Ham Central, which has a healthy Malayalaee population, means Malayalees will too play a part in the voting process at the local government elections.

Sugathan is from Vaikom in Kerala. He is married to Dhanya Sugathan, who works as Maths teacher in a school in Walthamstow, is from Vallikkavu in Kollam and has three children and the family are settled in East Ham.

Baby removed from womb for the surgery

Baby removed from womb for the surgery

Baby removed from womb for the surgery

Baby removed from womb for the surgery