Monday, 20 August 2018

Tag Archives: British-Indian

Eight-year-old yoga champion named ‘British Indian of the year’

BIRMINGHAM: An eight-year-old British Indian schoolboy who is the under-11 UK national yoga champion has been named the ‘British Indian of the Year’ in the young achiever category for his accomplishments in the field. Ishwar Sharma has won a string of titles in both individual and artistic yoga, most recently a ...

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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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British Indian bank employee jailed for money-laundering

LONDON: An British-Indian employee of Barclays Bank who acted as a “personal bank manager” to two money launderers has been jailed for six years and four months for his role in a conspiracy to launder more than £2.5 million that had been stolen using malware. Cyber crime officials said London-based Jinal ...

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Diwali Shows Hindu Culture At It’s Very Best, Says Theresa May

LONDON:  Prime Minister Theresa May greeted the Hindu community on the occasion of Diwali, saying the festival is the celebration of the way of life, showing Hindu culture at its very best. In a message read out at Diwali celebrations organised by leading NRI businessmen Hinduja brothers at their residence ...

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PM May says UK must act against race inequality

LONDON: Theresa May has warned public services there will be “nowhere to hide” if they treat people differently on the basis of their race. A new government website shows disparities in educational attainment, health, employment and treatment by police and courts between ethnicities. The PM said institutions must “explain or ...

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British-Asian drugs gang jailed for nearly 140 years

BIRMINGHAM: Seven British-Pakistanis were among an eight-member Birmingham drugs gang have been jailed for more than 138 years for conspired to smuggle up to £19 million of heroin into the United Kingdom. The crooks had hid the drugs inside industrial machinery shipped from Lahore, but were arrested following an investigation ...

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Indian-origin Soldier on Trial Accused of Murdering Girlfriend in UK

A 26-year-old Indian-origin soldier in the UK is on trial for killing his ex-girlfriend by slitting her throat from ear to ear after she ended the relationship due to his “abusive” and “manipulative” behaviour. Lance Corporal Trimaan “Harry” Dhillon is accused of breaking into his ex-girlfriend Alice Ruggles’ flat and ...

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2 drunk British Indians harass Air hostess on flight, arrested

LONDON: Two inebriated British nationals of Indian origin were arrested for allegedly harassing a 28-year-old air hostess on an Air India flight from London to Delhi. After a complaint was filed, both the accused, who are real estate agents were arrested and later got bail, police said. In a statement, ...

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