Sunday, 5 July 2020

Tag Archives: British Asian

Virdi hopes to follow fellow Sikh Panesar into England team

LONDON: Amar Virdi wants to follow the example of fellow Sikh spinner Monty Panesar by establishing himself in the England Test side. Virdi, an uncapped 21-year-old Surrey off-break bowler, has been called into England s 30-man training camp ahead of next month s three Test campaign at home to the West Indies ...

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Theodora Dickinson suspended over Racist Tweet towards Naz Shah

MANCHESTER: The Conservative Party have suspended an activist after she tweeted that Labour MP Naz Shah should “go back to Pakistan”. The party said Theodora Dickinson was being investigated after targeting the shadow minister. Ms Dickinson responded to a post showing Ms Shah discussing her experience of poverty and recalling ...

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Blind British-Pakistani girl stuns judges at ‘BGT’

LONDON: 14-year-old talented British-Pakistani Sirine Jahangir has mesmerized the audience and judges of Britain’s Got Talent with her flawless singing talent during the audition. Sirine played piano and sang beautiful song leaving everyone in the hall enchanted.

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Lord Zameer donates three million pounds to Pakistan

LONDON: Pakistan’s leading foreign investor Bestway Group has provided financial and material support to the people of Pakistan of more than PKR 600 million in the four months to April 2020, including a cheque for PKR 200 million presented to the Prime Minister for the COVID-19 Pandemic Relief Fund. In ...

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Quarantine got us like

LONDON: Shaniera Akram decided to share some hilarious glimpses into her life with husband, former cricketer Wasim Akram, and the rest of her family. Wasim joking around wearing questionable wigs. The photos have since received thousand of likes with many fans cheering on the light-hearted take on quarantine.   View this post ...

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Amir Khan still wants fight with Pacquiao before retirement

LONDON: When he’s not out spreading his dunderheaded conspiracy theories about coronavirus, Amir Khan still occasionally thinks about boxing, saying he still wants to face Manny Pacquiao before he retires. Khan (34-5, 21 KO) is 33 years old now and doesn’t have a good win in quite a long time – in years, in fact. Several ...

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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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