Pukaar News – Leicester

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Around 50 people attended a charity dinner on Thursday night in Leicester to raise money for crime fighting charity Crimestoppers.   The event which was organised by Leicestershire and Rutland Crimestoppers in conjunction with Pukaar...
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Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) members of staff at the University of Leicester have been recognised for their contributions to the university at a special event called 'Celebrating Ethnic Diversity at Leicester’ on Friday 16...
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A new 'Happy Diwali' sign has been installed at the entrance to Leicester's Golden Mile ahead of Sundays Diwali Lights switch on.   This year's Diwali celebrations run from Sunday 1 November to Sunday 15 November, with the lights...
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Hindus from Leicester and further afield gathered every night from the 4th of October till the 29th, to celebrate Navratri, the "nine nights" dedicated to the Goddess Durga.     People turned up in their beautiful Indian...
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A glamorous awards ceremony in London took place last week celebrating the achievements of British Asian men and women at the height of their professions.     Around 250 people attended the Asian Professional Awards at the...
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Thousands of international Rugby fans descended on Leicester on Sunday to witness the first of the three Rugby World Cup games to be played in the city.   Argentina played Tonga at the King Power Stadium in front of a crowd of nearly...
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Fans gathered on Saturday the 3rd October to see Sunny Leone along side other Bollywood personalities such as Miss Pooja, Kamal Raja, Bohemia, Shide Boss and Romee Khan performing their hits on stage. The event was hosted by District N9NE venue in...
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A new campaign aimed at educating people on how to celebrate safely during the forthcoming season of festivities was launched today.   Tens of thousands of people across the region will be marking Bonfire Night, Halloween and Diwali...