Sunday, 23 February 2020

Tag Archives: British Asian

We need to discuss racial sexual exploitation, says MP

LONDON: The Conservative MP for Bromsgrove has criticised Jeremy Corbyn, following Sarah Champion’s resignation over comments she made about British Pakistani men. Sajid Javid, who is of Pakistani origin, said the Labour leader was “wrong to sack” Champion, adding “we need an honest open debate on child sexual exploitation, including ...

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Faryal tried to patch up with Amir, deleted her tweets

LONDON: Boxer Amir Khan’s wife Faryal Makhdoom reportedly tried to patch up with him in a late-night call for the sake of their daughter after a Twitter feud between the couple. Faryal also claimed her Twitter account had been hacked and deleted her tweets of her spat with her husband– except ...

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3 Musketeers guilty of planning UK terror plot

BIRMINGHAM: A gang who styled themselves as the “musketeers” has been found guilty of plotting a bomb and knife attack in the UK. Naweed Ali and Khobaib Hussain from Birmingham, and Mohibur Rahman and Tahir Aziz from Stoke on Trent, stood trial at the Old Bailey after counter-terror police found ...

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Indian Muslim Girl kidnapped, Raped And Murdered In London

LONDON: A 19-year-old Indian Muslim woman was kidnapped, raped and murdered in the UK in a suspected honour killing after she began a relationship with an Arab man. The deceased was allegedly kidnapped with the other woman, bound and gagged and taken to an address in Kingston- upon-Thames in south ...

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Boxer Amir Khan gets back in the ring in Bolton

BOLTON: A Team of family and friends have shown fighting spirit to mark two successful years running a unique venture. Boxing gym and community centre Premier was opened in Tonge Moor in 2015 and has been going from strength to strength. On Wednesday the hub for both young and old ...

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Saira Peter to release national song on August 14

LONDON-based, Pakistani Sufi Opera star Saira Peter has been preparing to release a new National song (Milli Naghma) “Aye Sar Zameen” on occasion of 70th Independence Day on August 14. ‘Aye Sar Zameen’ is certainly a top quality find! Saira Peter recorded her song earlier this summer, but the concept ...

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Police hunt ‘violent’ carjacker on the run

BRADFORD: Police are searching for a violent carjacker who went on the run before being sentenced to 12 years in prison for a series of robberies. Detectives say that Waqas Hussain, who is 20 and from Fearnsides Terrace in Girlington, absconded during his trial. He was found guilty of five ...

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Preet Gill Elected as Edgbaston Labour MP

BIRMINGHAM: Preet Gill has been chosen at Birmingham’s Labour candidate for the Edgbaston seat in the upcoming 2017 General Election. The Sandwell councillor is to replace the former Labour MP, Gisela Stuart, who stood down. Gill, 44, is currently Sandwell’s Cabinet Member for Public Health and Protection. She is a ...

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Britain’s Young Muslim Men as They Want to Be Seen

LONDON: Mahtab Hussain, a British artist of Pakistani descent, had grown tired of the simplistic narratives that portrayed Muslims as either refugees or terrorists. While in art school, and later at the National Portrait Gallery in London, he was irked that no one had done any projects about Asians and ...

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MP Virender Sharma win Pride of Punjab awards

LONDON: Britain’s Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, MP Sajid Javid, presented the ‘Pride of Punjab Award’ 2017 to NRIs Virendra Sharma, Labour MP from Ealing and Southall, and Surinder Arora, founder chairman of the Arora Hotels, for their outstanding contribution to the communities in the UK. The ...

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