Pukaar News – Leicester

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News

  Youngsters and staff were evacuated from a city primary school today after flames took hold of the roof at the Catherine Junior School, in Brandon Street, Leicester.   Pictures filmed just after 16:00...
News

On Thursday 25 October a fire destroyed the bar and smoking area of Cloud 9 shisha Cafe , on the roof of the Curzonia knitwear factory, in Birstall Street, St Matthew's.    ...
Entertainment

Tributes have been pouring in for film legend Yash Chopra who died from dengue fever in Mumbai on Sunday.   The 80-year-old filmmaker took his last breath at 5.30pm (IST) on October 21 at the Lilavati hospital in Bandra, where he was...
Sports

Saturday 20 October saw Leicester Riders maintain their unbeaten start to the season by beating Worcester Wolves 79 – 61 at home at the John Sandford Sports Centre in Leicester....
News

  This week’s special guests on Sports Talk are the Leicester Riders captain, Barry Lamble and new signing, Jay Couisnard.  Presenter John Sinclair discusses how they think the season has gone so far, as well as the news of the...
News

  A production entitled, Obama the Mamba - President of the Slums, tells the story of the half-brother of US president Barack Obama, and his upbringing in one of the poorest areas of Nairobi.   George Obama has been speaking...
News

A number of special events have been taking place in the city over the past few months to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the expulsion of Ugandan Asians.   The Leicester Arts and Museum Service, in partnership with Navrang, organised...
News

Thousands of runners took to the streets on Sunday 14 October in the Leicester Marathon, which started and ended at Victoria Park.   Fund-raisers ran in 5 different races:   The Marathon A Half Marathon - the full route...
Reviews

Barack Hussein Obama is arguably one of the planet's most powerful leaders, at the heart of decisions affecting both the developed and developing world.   George Hussein Obama is a 'one man crime wave, a bad-ass gangster' operating in...
Documentaries

A documentary coming out soon on pukaarnews.com focusing on the present state of Uganda.   It also looks at individuals who were forced to leave Uganda when Idi Amin ordered the expulsion of Asians 40 years ago, but have since returned and...
News

A team of journalists from Leicester travelled to Uganda to film a documentary about the country’s present state.   The documentary, shot by Pukaar News, looks at individuals who were forced to leave Uganda when Idi Amin ordered the...
Reviews

Finding Neverland – Review Curve, Leicester 4/5   Ever since the announcement was made that Oscar and Tony Award winning Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was to transform the 2004 Finding Neverland movie into a theatrical...