Thursday, 27 June 2019

Tag Archives: British Asian

Dev Patel talks about on his upcoming film Hotel Mumbai

BOLLYWOOD: Actor Dev Patel, who is a British native of Indian descent, recently talked about his American-Australian thriller Hotel Mumbai and threw some light on the message of the film, which is ‘you can’t bring us down’. In a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter at the Toronto Film Festival, ...

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Amir Khan-Vargas face-off in ‘unmissable fight’

BIRMINGHAM: British boxing star Amir Khan returns to the Arena Birmingham for the first time since 2008 where he takes on Colombian sensation Samuel Vargas in crucial welterweight title unification fight on Saturday. Khan believes that a decisive victory over Vargas, who has been on a five-fight unbeaten run since ...

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Amir Khan: I get more stick than any fighter out there!

  Never mind that he has won an Olympic silver medal and two world titles for Britain, Amir Khan is still the victim of the social media trolls. His crime in the eyes of those prejudiced few appears to be that the Briton also champions Pakistan, his country of parental ...

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Boxer Amir Khan awaiting for Imran’s ‘naya Pakistan’

BIRMINGHAM: Amir Khan, the British-Pakistani boxer, has shown positive hopes for ‘Naya Pakistan’ of Imran Khan. He remarked this while attending Pakistan’s Independence Day celebrations in Los Angeles. He is currently there training for his next fight in September. Amir Khan said, “Imran Khan will bring substantial change in Pakistan ...

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Too Much: Zayn Malik teams up with Timbaland

Former One Direction man Zayn Malik has released another taste of his forthcoming second solo LP, a team-up with superproducer Timbaland. The song boasts a quintessential Timbaland beat, with gauzy synths around a thumping drum track, creating an atmosphere that’s sensual and futuristic. Timbo lends a vocal hook as well. ...

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Sadiq Khan calls for easier UK visas for Indian students

LONDON: Mayor of London Sadiq Khan called on the UK government to add India to the list of low-risk countries offered a more simplified student visa application process, asserting that it is vital the country maintains its reputation for higher education excellence. In a letter to UK Home Secretary Sajid ...

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British-Pakistani appointed UN special rapporteur on human rights

LONDON: British-Pakistani Javaid Rehman has been appointed as the United Nations’ Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Iran. A legal scholar, Rehman obtained his initial education from Pakistan but continued his law studies in the United Kingdom where he became a professor of law and led Brunel’s ...

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Adeel Akhtar on being a Muslim funnyman

LONDON: Adeel Akhtar has a face that you could stare at for hours. You might call it hangdog, but in those dark, rather tired eyes there is both a humanity and a sense of humour, a hint of irony and a sense of resignation. It’s a face that has served ...

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British-Pakistani boxer Atif Shafiq aims to create history

LONDON: British Pakistani boxer Atif Shafiq says he intends to create history for the sporting union of Britain, Pakistan and himself by becoming the first British lightweight champion of Pakistani origin. The 24 year-old rose to prominence after knocked down Rotherham fighter Lee Appleyard three times. “By the end of ...

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Barnardo’s celebrates Eid and #FastforaDay campaign finale

LONDON: Barnardo’s, the UK’s largest children’s charity, celebrated Eid with a special dinner, to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan. The meal was attended by Barnardo’s Chief Executive Javed Khan and an array of popular celebrities and media personalities from the British Asian community who took part ...

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