Look! A Singh! Mentions across the web

Look! A Singh! Mentioned on the Manchester Evening News Website




Following on from the Asian Media Awards, Look! A Singh! have been mentioned in the Manchester Evening news.

http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/business/media/top-talent-honoured-asian-media-8017991

BBC Asian Network - Live on the Nihal Show


What a week it's been! yesterday I won Best Blog at the Asian Media Awards and today I spoke to Nihal live on BBC Asian Network.  I was live on air along with Priya Mulji and discussed the awards. 

It's always nerve wracking being live on radio but it was much easier this time with a face to face interview.

To listen to the interview, click here - it's available for 30 days as usual

Look! A Singh! Wins the award for Best Blog at the Asian Media Awards

I'm pleased to announce that Look! A Singh! has been awarded best blog at the Asian Media Awards 2014.  This is the first time I've ever been nominated for an award and to win is something special.


Other contenders in the category for Best Blog were http://asianculturevulture.com/http://priyamulji.wordpress.com/ and http://therednotebookblog.wordpress.com/ which are each awesome in their own right.

I would like to also take the moment to thank everyone who follows and contributes to Look! A Singh! on a daily basis, it wouldn't be the same without you.

Click here to see all winners from the awards

Look! A Singh! mentioned on the Sikh Channel

Look! A Singh! honoured to be mentioned on Dr Savi's show Media Watch on the Sikh Channel.  With thanks to Chaz Singh (@PlymouthChaz)


The Father of Fibre Optics

Every time we upload a photograph, update your Facebook status or send a tweet the information is sent almost instantaneously over the internet to servers located hundreds of miles away.  This is only made possible by sending data over fiber optic cables.

In 1952 Narinder Singh Kapany with his professor Harold Hopkins started to develop optical fibres at Imperial College London. Not only is optical fibers used in Communication systems but also in medical instruments, Microscopes and Christmas trees.


Image Via Darpan Magazine

Narinder Singh Kapany coined the term ‘Fiber Optics’.

A successful entrepreneur, he started his company Optics Technology Inc. in Silicon Valley in 1960 and founded Kaptron Inc. in 1973.  He sold the company to AMP Incorporated, which is now part of Tyco International.  His latest company founded in 2000, K2 Optronics was recently acquired by Emcore Corporation.

Narinder Singh Kapany celebrates his birthday today.

Look! A Singh! nominated for an Asian Media Award 2014

I'm pleased to announce that I've been nominated for an Asian Media Award for my blog Look! A Singh!

This came as quite a surprise as I didn't even nominated myself!

I attended the Launch of the Awards at the ITV studios in London last week where I got to mingle with all the other nominees and some celebs.



Other nominees for 'Best blog' are http://asianculturevulture.com, http://priyamulji.wordpress.com and http://www.therednotebook.co.uk which are all awesome in their own right.

The final for the awards are in Manchester at the end of October and I'll be there. Whether I win or not, it sure is amazing to have been recognised for my hard work. I'll just have to make sure my tie is straight!
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