Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Tag Archives: British Asian

Pakistani-origin Sara Khan to lead anti-extremism drive in UK

LONDON: The UK government has appointed a Pakistani-origin women right campaigner Sara Khan as the new chief of a commission set up to root out extremism in the country. Sara Khan, 37, will head the Commission for Countering Extremism, a body that had been proposed in the wake of the ...

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Amir, Faryal appear on TV show first time after patch-up

LONDON: International famed boxer Amir Khan along with her wife Faryal Makhdoom participated in a British television show first time after their patch-up. During the program, Khan said that his wife is very supportive and helpful as she is always there through thick and thin. Earlier, boxer Amir Khan had ...

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Parsons Green attack: Ahmed denies terror charge

LONDON: A teenager has denied responsibility for the Parsons Green terror attack which injured 30 Tube travellers. Ahmed Hassan Mohammed Ali, 18, of Iraqi nationality was charged with attempted murder and using the chemical compound TATP to cause an explosion that was likely to endanger life on September 15 last ...

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Husband found guilty of murdering wife

Akshar Ali and Yasmin Ahmed LEEDS: These are the first photographs of a man and his friend who face life sentences for murdering his wife before dumping her body in woodland in Leeds and setting it alight. A Leeds Crown Court jury has unanimously convicted Akshar Ali, 27, and Yasmin ...

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Trial of IS-inspired Indian-origin terror suspect

LONDON: An Indian-origin terror suspect, who allegedly agreed to help another man acquire a gun for an attack in London, went on trial along with three others on Tuesday. Nadeem Ilyas Patel, from east London, was charged with possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence in ...

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I will make sure I make no more mistakes: Amir Khan

LONDON: British boxer Amir Khan said that he has put behind his matrimonial troubles and is focused on winning the next big fight in April when he returns to the ring after a hiatus of nearly two years. Amir Khan announced his return to boxing at a press conference where ...

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Amir Khan signs with Matchroom Boxing

BRADFORD: British-Pakistani boxing star Amir Khan has signed a three-fight deal with Eddie Hearn’s promotions company Matchroom Boxing. The 31-year-old will end an absence of more than 18 months when he returns to the ring at The Echo Arena in Liverpool, UK on 21st April, with an opponent to be ...

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British Asian teen with allergy died after eating chicken burger

MANCHESTER: An inquest was set at last to resume into the death of a Wigan student today – almost three years after the tragedy. Shahida Shahid died after suffering an apparent allergic reaction to a meal she had just eaten. The 18-year-old, who attended Winstanley College, lost her fight for ...

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London mayor Sadiq Khan urges more schools to use knife detectors

LONDON: Mayor of London Sadiq Khan is urging more schools to apply to receive a ‘knife wand,’ a detection device that can check whether someone is carrying a knife. Mr Khan says the four deaths resulting from stabbings over New Year have reinforced his “determination to rid London’s streets of ...

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