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I missed sending this out last week because I was working some features for Chat. And damn, its been a busy week with news stories. Not that anyone cares how I hard I work :'(

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  A bitter row has broken out between UK's two most senior Sikh politicians

  Does My Bomb Look Big In This? A new dark comedy explores identity and radicalisation

  British imam who stopped Muslims from attacking terrorist Darren Osborne showed 'true leadership'

  Trump's rhetoric has increased hate-crimes against American Muslims, Sikhs and Hindus, report finds

  The UK government will fund a new war memorial to honour Sikh servicemen during World Wars


  Zara are trying to sell your dad / uncle's cheap lungis for 70! Madness

  Sandeep Rehal, a former personal assistant to Harvey Weinstein filed a federal lawsuit alleging she was required to facilitate his sexual encounters

  The Jhalak Prize for Book of the Year, by a Writer of Colour (co-founded by Nikesh Shukla and Sunny Singh), has announced its annual longlist.

  "I'm Just a Sri Lankan Kid Who Somehow Ended Up in the Modeling Industry". Great profile of model Jeenu Mahadevan.

  Less than 2 years ago, entrepreneur Sunny Madra co-founded Autonomic, an open-source platform for autonomous cars. Now the company has been bought out by Ford.

  You can vote for Nadiya Begum as Personality Of The Year for her kickass pushing back against racist trolls.

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