Thursday, 19 September 2019

Tag Archives: British Asian

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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India never respected the autonomy of Kashmir: Riz Ahmed

BIRMINGHAM: British actor and activist of Pakistani decent, Riz Ahmed is the latest celebrity to expressed his concern over the on-going situation in occupied Kashmir. He took to Instagram and condemned India’s recent decisions to revoke special status of the occupied Kashmir. “Article 370 of the Indian constitution, guaranteeing the ...

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Amir Khan knocks out Billy Dib

JEDDAH: Britain’s Amir Khan claimed the WBC international welterweight title with a fourth-round stoppage of Australian Billy Dib in Saudi Arabia. Pakistan origin British boxer Khan floored Dib in the second round with a fierce left hook at King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah. A rapid combination of punches then ...

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Amir Khan to face Australia’s Billy Dib on July 12

MANCHESTER: Pakistan-origin British boxer Amir Khan will take on Australia’s Billy Dib on July 12 in King Abdullah Sports City Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Amir was initially scheduled to face India’s Neeraj Goyat but he (Goyat) suffered injuries in a car crash, last month. Former world featherweight champion Dib, 33, who ...

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It’s super scary to be a Muslim right now: Riz Ahmed

LONDON: British-Pakistani actor Riz Ahmed called on high-powered Hollywood executives and politicians to act to reduce Islamophobic sentiments in the media. According to Variety, Ahmed who was onstage at the CAA Amplify conference in Ojai, United States said, “The efforts of individual artists or storytellers may be bold, they may be ...

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Boxer Amir Khan promises to Avenge Pakistan’s Cricket Loss

BIRMINGHAM: Boxer Amir Khan has promised to avenge Pakistan’s loss to India at the Cricket World Cup 2019 in his next bout. He will face Indian professional boxer Neeraj Goyat on July 12, 2019, in Saudi Arabia. Khan said he will avenge Pakistan’s loss by knocking out Goyat. Goyat is ...

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Sajid Javid says Boris Johnson is ‘yesterday’s news’

LONDON: Sajid Javid, one of the candidates vying to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May, said his rival Boris Johnson was “yesterday s news” and that it was time for a new generation to take control of the Conservative Party. “I am the change candidate, Boris Johnson is yesterday’s news,” Javid ...

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