Thursday, 19 September 2019

BBC

‘Pakistan is my home, not India’, Adnan Sami’s son Azaan

LONDON: Music composer Adnan Sami had left Pakistan much earlier and now he has taken Indian citizenship. Now he proudly says that India has given him love and India is his home, not Pakistan where he born. However, his son Azaan has completely different from his father and he has ...

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Indian citizenship list leaves 1.9m people stateless

ASSAM: India has published the final version of a list which effectively strips about 1.9 million people in the north-eastern state of Assam of their citizenship. The National Register of Citizens (NRC) is a list of people who can prove they came to the state by 24 March 1971, the ...

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Australia deserved to win at Headingley: Glenn McGrath

Glenn McGrath

LONDON: Australia will take the dramatic loss by one wicket in the third Test at Headingley extremely hard. When you have chances to win the game but do not do it then it is always more difficult to take. Ben Stokes played one of the best innings I have seen ...

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Sonam Kapoor expresses her views on the ongoing unrest in Kashmir

BOLLYWOOD: It seems like Bollywood really doesn’t know what to say when it comes to talking about the ongoing tension in Kashmir. Sonam Kapoor is the latest B-town celeb to share her views on the issue. After Priyanka Chopra faced backlash for her stance on the unrest in Indian Kashmir, ...

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Paris waiter ‘shot dead over slow service’

PARIS: A waiter near Paris has been shot dead by a customer who was reportedly angry because his sandwich was not prepared quickly enough. Police say a murder investigation has been launched after the incident on Friday evening in the eastern suburb of Noisy-le-Grand. The suspect fled the scene and has ...

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Let your children pursue their dreams: Maya Ali

LOLLYWOOD: Give your children a chance to do what they want, be it acting or anything else, says actor and model Maya Ali. Ali, who has been very honest about her family disapproving of her career in the entertainment industry, recently spoke to BBC Asian Network and shared how she struggled to get ...

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Scottish Asian teen open up about forced marriage

EDINBURGH: Scottish national Asian teen explained that she was forced to marry her cousin in Pakistan at the age of 17 after her parents feared she was becoming “too Western”. Nyla Khan, who is now 30 years old, said she had a “really strict upbringing” in a religious family. She ...

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Boris Johnson promises start of ‘golden age’

LONDON: Boris Johnson has promised the “beginning of a new golden age”, as he made his first Commons statement as PM. Speaking to MPs, Mr Johnson said his government would throw itself into Brexit negotiations with energy, while Michael Gove would lead on no-deal planning as a “top priority”. He ...

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