Asian Lite newspaper will honour seven individuals, who cement Indo-UK relations through their contributions to business, culture, media and community sector at CelebrASIANS, an event to mark the 10th anniversary of the weekly tabloid
Despite the parliament in session, the chief guest, the Rt Hon. John Bercow will deliver the keynote speech on Democracy in the new media landscape.
Another highlight of the event is PRANAM to honour seven individuals who cement Indo-UK relations through their contributions to business, culture, media and community sectors.
The list :Baroness Shreela Flather; Lord Meghnad Jagdishchandra Desai; Dr Mattur N. Nandakumara; Mr Mihir Bose; Dr Rami Ranger CBE; Mr Thembalath Ramachandran and Zerbanoo Gifford
Asian Lite is now the fastest growing newspaper/website for the British Asians. Every week, the newspaper and its website are attracting about 200,000 readers/visitors.
Asian Lite is aiming to highlight the POSITIVE IMAGE of the British-Asian community. The newspaper is working against social evils including terrorism, forced marriages, sex chat lines and superstition. The newspaper is aiming to to bring back the MISSIONARY VALUES of Journalism.
Asian Lite is making inroads into very traditional Asian audience through family-friendly content and clean/ethical journalism. It has a clear editorial policy to serve the British communities especially from South Asia. It declines adverts from psychics, sex chat lines and lead induced whitening creams.
Asian Lite won the 2012 How Do Newspaper of the year award. The short-list includes media giants like The Times.