Friday, 3 April 2020

Tag Archives: British Asian

British-Indian candidates register strong result in UK election

MANCHESTER: All the Indian-origin MPs from the previous Parliament were successful in clinching their seats, with Gagan Mohindra and Claire Coutinho for the Conservative Party and Navendru Mishra for Labour among the first-timers. Indian-origin candidates across both the Conservative and Labour parties on Friday registered strong results in the UK’s ...

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Sajid Javid promises very detailed costings of Conservative manifesto

LONDON: British Chancellor Sajid Javid said the governing Conservative Party would deliver a “very detailed costings document” at the launch of its election manifesto, promising to lower the country’s debt. “We are also announcing the triple tax lock which is our commitment giving more financial security to working people… We ...

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Ali Zaidi, boxer Amir Khan get in Twitter feud over Riffat Khan

KARACHI: British Asian boxer Amir Khan and Pakistani Federal minister Ali Haider Zaidi have come confronted with each other on Twitter over taking credit for supporting former Pakistan number one squash player Riffat Khan. Riffat Khan underwent knee surgery last week at Shiffa International Hospital to revive her career. She ...

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I will kill myself, Nirav Modi says in UK court

LONDON: Billionaire Indian fugitive Nirav Modi has threatened to kill himself if his extradition to India is ordered by courts in the UK on request of the Indian government. The jailed diamond dealer, 49, appeared at the Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday with his barrister Hugo Keith QC to apply ...

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Faryal Makhdoom shows off Her Baby Bump

DUBAI: Faryal Makhdoom took the opportunity to show off her baby bump while on holiday in Dubai. She had gone on a family trip with her husband Amir Khan, and their daughters Lamaisah and Alayna. Faryal’s baby bump seemed to have appeared overnight but she is actually six months pregnant. ...

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Talks ongoing for Khan-Brook long-awaited showdown

BIRMINGHAM: Matchroom Sport promoter, Eddie Hearn has confirmed that talks are ongoing for the long-awaited showdown between British boxer of Pakistan-origin Amir Khan and Kell Brook. “Talks ongoing, but nothing too serious at the moment. I think they both want a fight in December, and then try and make the ...

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British Pakistani Zameer Choudrey appointed as House of Lords member

LONDON (Dunya News) – British Pakistani businessperson Zameer Choudrey has been appointed to the House of Lords under the Queen’s intention of conferring Peerages of the United Kingdom. He will formally take oath as a member of the House of Lord in a few weeks. In an announcement, former Prime ...

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UN Security Council still has a role to play in Kashmir, British MP

LONDON: British Member of Parliament Barrister Imran Hussain said that while the meeting held by the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on the Kashmir issue earlier this month was a “welcome” development, the council still had a role to play to take the dispute to its logical end. “The fact that this ...

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Amir Khan decides to ‘raise voice for peace’ in Kashmir

BIRMINGHAM: British Pakistani boxer Amir Iqbal Khan on Saturday announced to visit to the Line of Control (LoC) despite rising tensions between India and Pakistan over occupied Kashmir. Former unified light-welterweight world champion took to Twitter and expressed that he is coming to Pakistan to visit the LoC to raise ...

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Lord Swraj Paul donates £1m for new London Zoo

LONDON: British Indian  parliamentarian and leading entrepreneur Lord Swraj Paul has announced that he will be donating £1 million to London Zoo for a major new project to create the Angad Paul African Reserve in memory of his late son. Lord Paul, the chief of the Caparo Group has a ...

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