July 26th, 2016A Hindu spiritual leader was welcomed to Leicester today by thousands of devotees as he made a rare appearance in the city.
His Holiness, affectionately known as Bhaishri to his followers, is in the city for eight days as part of the Shrimad Bhagavat Katha (Krishna Speaks) cultural event at Rushey Fields, off Melton Road.
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September 20th, 2014A new centre in Leicester for the Brahma Kumaris was opened today by Baroness Verma. Harmony House on Ross Walk is the new home to the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University, UK. The organisation provides teaching and education in spiritual and moral values and has been established in Leicester since 1973 as a spiritual centre,...By September 20th, 20140 comments
July 30th, 2014Community and faith leaders along with a member of the local parliament travel to 10 Downing Street to present the ‘One Leicester’ Peace Flag produced by the Federation of Muslim Organisations (FMO) in solidarity with the people of Gaza, who have suffered and continue to endure weeks of unbearable...By July 30th, 20140 comments
July 25th, 2014The now annual Leicester Ramadhan Festival returns to the city for a fourth year. Running until 27 July at The Spinney on Frisby Road, organisers hope that 15,000 people will attend.The festival is in partnership with Human Appeal, a global charity that raises money to offer aid and assistance to disadvantaged people around the world...By July 25th, 20140 comments
July 22nd, 2014PRESS RELEASE
“ Its Bigger, Better and Even More Vibrant”: Ramadhan Festival Returns
The Spinney, Frisby Road, Leicester, LE5 0DQ
The annual Ramadhan Festival returns to Leicester this month in a series of vivacious festivities to celebrate the Holiest time in the Muslim calendar. Now in its fourth year, it runs from 24-27...By July 22nd, 20140 comments
July 9th, 2014The Ismaili Muslim Community in Leicester have been donating food for the homeless during the holy month of Ramadan.
The community in Leicester have been packing up aid parcels for local homeless charity Action Homeless, which will support homeless people who will receive a parcel containing toothpaste, shampoo...By July 9th, 20140 comments
June 22nd, 2014Yesterday saw 50,000 fans turn out to watch Leicester band Kasabian perform there homecoming gig at Victoria Park.
Fans from across Leicester, Leicestershire, and the whole of the UK and even Germany were in attendance at the Victoria park gig.
"absolutely tremendous, can I just say Leicester is a...By June 22nd, 20140 comments
June 17th, 2014Leicester’s annual cultural festival An Indian Summer yesterday had a colourful launch when dancers from the Shiamak dance academy performed a flash mob in the city centre. Speaking to Pukaar News, Jiten Anand, the Event Project Manager, commented: “We thought about what we should do at the start of each festival and a flash mob is...By June 17th, 20140 comments
April 4th, 2014
Minister for Faith and Communities, Baroness Warsi will be paying a visit to Leicester next week to speak about the government’s plans for integration, discussing ways of tackling anti-Muslim hatred and exploring issues of religious intolerance.
The event, which takes place on Monday 7th April, is to be hosted by The...By April 4th, 20140 comments
October 14th, 2013
Speaking to the press after the burial of his wife and children, Dublin-based Doctor Taufiq Sattar thanked fellow mourners and stated that he was contented that his family was at peace.
“I am happy now that my family is resting with dignity.”
Highlighting the “softness in the heart of the...By October 14th, 20130 comments
September 11th, 2012
Thousands of Ahmadiyya Muslims from around the world held their 46th annual convention in Hampshire over the weekend.
The event in Alton is Britain's largest Islamic gathering, with representatives from 50 countries attending.
The three day celebration called Jalsa Salana is an opportunity to celebrate...By September 11th, 20120 comments
May 23rd, 2012http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=91r5Od21L80
J Salik a voice for peace follows the life of the minority rights activist and former federal minister of Pakistan Julius Salik a Pakistani Christian, who was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. Since his first campaign in 1977, where he demanded the...By May 23rd, 20120 comments
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