Friday, 28 February 2020

Tag Archives: British-Indian

British-Indian candidates register strong result in UK election

MANCHESTER: All the Indian-origin MPs from the previous Parliament were successful in clinching their seats, with Gagan Mohindra and Claire Coutinho for the Conservative Party and Navendru Mishra for Labour among the first-timers. Indian-origin candidates across both the Conservative and Labour parties on Friday registered strong results in the UK’s ...

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UK court orders British-Indian stolen car dealer to payback £1.4m

LONDON: British Indian Chirag Patel, who handled 19 high-value stolen vehicles and set up a rentals company, has been ordered to pay back over £1 million pounds after being convicted and jailed for eight years. Patel, 40, has to pay back £1,369,661.90 after being subject to a confiscation order under ...

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Lord Swraj Paul donates £1m for new London Zoo

LONDON: British Indian  parliamentarian and leading entrepreneur Lord Swraj Paul has announced that he will be donating £1 million to London Zoo for a major new project to create the Angad Paul African Reserve in memory of his late son. Lord Paul, the chief of the Caparo Group has a ...

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Indian man loses UK citizenship after abusing child

LONDON: The man was convicted of raping a 7-year old child from his own family and now is to be deported back to India after being stripped of his British citizenship. An Indian man was convicted by a UK court for sexually abusing a 7-year old child from within his ...

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Indian Wife kidnaps 64-year-old British-Indian Husband

BIRMINGHAM: A 64-year-old British Indian man, Pritpal Singh Plah, was kidnapped by his recently wedded wife. Rajni Sharma, a 40-year-old Indian woman. Plah married the 24 years his junior Rajni, in March 2018. Rajni is Plah’s second wife and he married her after divorcing his first wife. Soon after his ...

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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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