Sunday, 29 November 2020

Tag Archives: British Asian

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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Amir Khan launches Super Boxing League in Pakistan

LONDON: Renowned boxer Amir Khan launched Pakistan’s first professional boxing league in a star-studded event. The event led under the vision of two-time world champion Amir Khan and promoted by the British business tycoon Bill Dosanjh is aptly named “Super Boxing League”. Salman Iqbal and Amir Khan will jointly serve ...

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Indian-origin student racially abused in UK

LONDON: A 28-year-old Indian-origin student in the UK has been racially attacked by a man, shouting “Brexit, go back home” after the Briton made sexist remarks towards a hijab-clad woman, media reports said. Rickesh Advani, a political science student at Cambridge University, confronted the man for his comments towards the ...

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Sikh soldier becomes first to wear turban for Trooping the Colour

Image Credit: REUTERS LONDON: A Coldstream Guards soldier has become the first person to wear a turban during the Trooping the Colour ceremony. More than 1,000 soldiers took part in the ceremony to mark the Queen’s official birthday on Saturday. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex joined other senior royals ...

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Gigi, Zayn Malik back together

LONDON: The most popular couple of Hollywood, who called splits on their relationship back in March this year, is doing rounds in the news once again. This time around, Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik are popular in the public eye for their rumours of being back together. Previously, a picture ...

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UK concerned by abduction of British Pakistani journalist Gul Bukhari

LONDON: The UK has expressed deep concern after a British Pakistani journalist was abducted by unnamed men in the latest seizure of a media critic of the military establishment. While the hours-long abduction of columnist Gul Bukhari sparked concerns within the country, it also concerned British officials who called for her safe ...

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Amir Khan reveals why beautician accused him of infidelity

LONDON: Boxer Amir Khan has slammed the allegations of an affair with 22-year-old beautician Sophia Hammani, who has accused him of cheating on wife Faryal Makhdoom just 17 days after the birth of their second baby. In an interview to The Sun, Sophia claimed that the boxing star had a one ...

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Jasvir Singh appointed fellow of UK religion centre

BIRMINGHAM: British Asian Jasvir Singh, chair of campaign group City Sikhs who was awarded the royal honour of OBE in 2017, has been appointed honorary fellow of the Edward Cadbury Centre for Public Understanding of Religion based at the University of Birmingham. The appointment is based on his work over ...

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