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Jasvir Singh appointed fellow of UK religion centre

Jasvir Singh

BIRMINGHAM: British Asian Jasvir Singh, chair of campaign group City Sikhs who was awarded the royal honour of OBE in 2017, has been appointed honorary fellow of the Edward Cadbury Centre for Public Understanding of Religion based at the University of Birmingham. The appointment is based on his work over ...

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Amir Khan, Faryal reaches Lahore for Punjab Boxing Championship

Amir Khan and Faryal Makhdoom

LAHORE: British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan reached Lahore to take part in the closing ceremony of Inter-Division Punjab Open Boxing Championship. Khan along with his wife, Faryal Makhdoom, will be the chief guests of the ceremony where they will be handing out the prizes to winners. Addressing the media at National Hockey ...

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Amir Khan bringing Super Boxing League to Pakistan

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LONDON: When not knocking out rivals in 39 seconds, British boxing star Amir Khan likes to play an entrepreneur, taking boxing and other combat sports to uncharted but exciting waters. Two years after giving Pakistan its first taste of international boxing, Khan has now announced that he is bringing a ...

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British Pakistani elected first London borough woman mayor

Rokhsana Fiaz UK

LONDON: Newham became the first London borough to directly elect a woman mayor with Rokhsana Fiaz, a Custom House councilor since 2014, securing 73.4% of votes, Newham Recorder reported on Friday. Fiaz’s parents moved to the United Kingdom from Pakistan in the 1960s. Her predecessor Sir Robin Wales, who did not stand in the ...

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Faryal Makhdoom stuns people with her post-pregnancy body


FILE PHOTO MANCHESTER: Faryal Makhdoom gave birth to her second child with husband Amir Khan just last week. And the mum-of-two looked incredible as she showed off her post-baby body, just days after welcoming baby Alayna. A week after giving birth — what do you guys think? 💕 Outfit from ...

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Riz Ahmed teams with BBC for British-Pakistani family drama

Riz Ahmed of Britain poses for pictures during a presentation of Shooting Stars, a selection of upcoming actors, at the 62th Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin February 13, 2012.   REUTERS/Thomas Peter (GERMANY  - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT) - RTR2XRYO

Reuters LONDON: Emmy Award-winning British Pakistani actor and rapper Riz Ahmed has collaborated with British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) for the TV series titled Englistan. The project is produced by BBC Studios Drama London in association with Left Handed Films for BBC Two. The series was first announced by Ahmed in ...

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UK appoints Pak-origin Sajid Javid as new home secretary


Photo: Reuters LONDON: Pakistani-origin cabinet member Sajid Javid has been appointed as the new home secretary of the United Kingdom by British Prime Minister Theresa May. Britain’s interior minister, Amber Rudd, had earlier resigned after the government struggled to contain the fallout over the way it had treated some long-term ...

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Amir Khan ready to coach Pakistani boxers for Asian games


MANCHESTER: British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan on Friday said that he is up and ready to coach Pakistani boxers for the Asian Games scheduled to take place later this year in Indonesia. In a video message, the 31-year-old announced that he would be visiting Pakistan on May 7. The boxing star, ...

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Amir Khan KOs Phil Lo Greco in 39 Seconds


LONDON: Amir Khan made a blistering return to the ring by beating Phil Lo Greco by stopping his opponent inside 39 seconds at Liverpool’s Echo Arena. The 31-year-old had not fought for two years, since being beaten by Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez in Las Vegas in May 2016, and he made ...

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