Wednesday, 21 August 2019

Tag Archives: British Asian

London Mayor Sadiq Khan named UK Politician of the Year

LONDON Mayor Sadiq Khan has been named the Politician of the Year at an annual awards ceremony held in the UK’s House of Commons complex for his ongoing contribution to the political life in the British capital. The annual Political and Public Life Awards presented by Britain’s ‘Asian Voice’ weekly ...

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Riz Ahmed to play British-Pakistani rapper in new role

LONDON: British-Pakistani actor Riz Ahmed is set to play the lead in upcoming film Mughal Mowgli, a drama about a British-Pakistani rapper whose big break is derailed by serious illness. Ahmed, who won an Emmy in 2017 for his role in American series The Night Of, has co-written Mughal Mowgli ...

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British Sikhs to invest millions in Pakistan

LONDON/ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s leading business group and British Sikh Association has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to make a commitment of working together in the development of the infrastructure for the Kartarpur Corridor and other sites of religious importance in Pakistan for Sikh pilgrims. Signed between British Sikh Association and ...

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ASF arrests British-Pakistani woman at Islamabad airport

RAWALPINDI: The Airport Security Force (ASF) thwarted an attempt of foreign currency smuggling at Islamabad airport after arresting a British-Pakistani woman in possession of a huge amount of foreign currency. Zubaida Begum was taken into custody for carrying a hefty foreign currency onboard on a PIA flight to Manchester, United Kingdom. ...

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Zayn Malik all set to perform on stage again

LONDON: British-Pakistani singer Zayn Malik left thousands of his fans disheartened after he announced he will no longer be performing any more concerts due to his anxiety issues. However, it seems that his fans can very soon expect him to be take centre-stage as the ‘Dusk Till Dawn’ singer shared ...

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Sajid Javid among contenders to replace UK PM Theresa May

LONDON: With British Prime Minister Theresa May badly weakened by her decision to delay a key Brexit vote she would have lost, potential leadership contenders for the Conservative Party are waiting to pounce. If she falls, any Conservative MP elected by the party as leader would automatically become prime minister. ...

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British-Pakistani author Kamila Shamsie wins London Hellenic Prize

LONDON: The British-Pakistani author Kamila Shamsie has been awarded 2017’s £10,000 London Hellenic Prize , given to the best book inspired by or relating to Greece, for Home Fire. Shamsie claimed the award at a ceremony in the Great Hall of Kings College London although the winner was announced on October ...

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Zayn Malik sparks backlash by revealing he’s no longer Muslim

BIRMINGHAM: Zayn Malik has claimed he no longer identifies as Muslim – and a fierce backlash has been sparked. The former One Direction star revealed he has ditched religion in a brand-new interview. Malik reportedly said : “I am not professed to be a Muslim,” adding that he would not ...

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Malala Yousafzai strikes a pose with Riz Ahmed

LONDON: British-Pakistani Emmy award winner Riz Ahmed shared a picture with social activist Malala Yousafzai. “From one PPE student to another, I had a great time listening to rizmc speak this weekend,” said Malala Yousafzai with her picture retweeted. Malala is currently studying Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Oxford University ...

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