Pukaar News – Leicester

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Leicester’s home-town heroes Kasabian, one of the UK’s biggest bands, are set to return to the city by playing a massive headline show at Victoria Park on Saturday 21st June 2014.   Currently recording their fifth LP, the band will...
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  They are being held to mark HIV Testing Week (22-29 November), in the run-up to World Aids Day on the 1st of December. HIV, (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) is a virus that can be sexually transmitted and prevents the body’s immune...
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  Leicester's City Mayor Sir Peter Soulsby refused to be too downhearted after hearing that Hull had won the UK City of Culture bid for 2017, beating Leicester, Dundee and Swansea Bay.   The announcement of the winner of the...
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Nearly 50 years of volunteering has been rewarded after 71-year-old Colin Magee of Burbage, Leicestershire won the title of BBC East Midlands Today Sports Unsung Hero 2013.  Colin has got thousands of young people into sailing, breaking down the...
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  With less than 24 hours to go until the results of the UK City of Culture 2017, Leicester waits anxiously, but even if it the city doesn't win, it still has a lot of culture to offer....
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  Leicester City Council has recognised the hard work done to support anti-bullying in city schools by presenting the Anti-bullying Community (ABC) Awards to a number of schools at the Town Hall on Monday at the start of anti-bullying...
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  This weekend saw the town centre packed for a feast of festive fun with the traditional Christmas lights switch on moving to Humberstone Gate for the first time.   The switch-on of the city centre’s 20,000 lights this...
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People of Leicester gathered today at the Y Theatre to support a young group of performing artists taking part in Leicester's Got Talent 2013. With a range of performances, from artists to skating dancers, this showcase of talented youngsters...
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  With the launch of her latest single, RUM, the Pakistani born actress, singer and model, Veena Malik met with Pukaar News to discuss her career so far.   Veena is multi-talented actress, TV host and model who has appeared...
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  The Indo British Business Forum Awards was held at the Houses of Parliament in Westminster on October 25 2013. Businessmen and women were in attendance from accross the UK as well as MP’s and Lords including Philip Davies MP,...