Friday, 14 December 2018

Tag Archives: British-Pakistani

Sajid Javid among contenders to replace UK PM Theresa May

LONDON: With British Prime Minister Theresa May badly weakened by her decision to delay a key Brexit vote she would have lost, potential leadership contenders for the Conservative Party are waiting to pounce. If she falls, any Conservative MP elected by the party as leader would automatically become prime minister. ...

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British-Pakistani author Kamila Shamsie wins London Hellenic Prize

LONDON: The British-Pakistani author Kamila Shamsie has been awarded 2017’s £10,000 London Hellenic Prize , given to the best book inspired by or relating to Greece, for Home Fire. Shamsie claimed the award at a ceremony in the Great Hall of Kings College London although the winner was announced on October ...

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Didn’t make a single friend in One Direction: Zayn Malik

LONDON: Famed British-Pakistani singer Zayn Malik, in an interview with British Vogue, has lifted the curtain off certain secrets regarding his personal life and career. The Pillow Talk singer admitted to not being   in contact with his former One Direction band members as things between them severed even before he ...

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Malala Yousafzai strikes a pose with Riz Ahmed

LONDON: British-Pakistani Emmy award winner Riz Ahmed shared a picture with social activist Malala Yousafzai. “From one PPE student to another, I had a great time listening to rizmc speak this weekend,” said Malala Yousafzai with her picture retweeted. Malala is currently studying Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Oxford University ...

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A documentary on boxer Amir Khan is premiering in London

LONDON: British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan has announced that a feature-length documentary based on his life is ready for its world premiere at the Raindance Film Festival in London. Khan shared the news on his social media account and wrote, “Excited to announce that TEAM KHAN, a feature documentary about me ...

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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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Zayn Malik hints to cover Atif Aslam song

LONDON: Zayn Malik, a sensational singer, hints to cover Atif Aslam song. British-Pakistani singer Zayn Malik has previously been rolling out renditions of several Bollywood numbers and sharing them on his Instagram handle. While he was trolled for some reworks including Kailash Kher’s Teri Deewani and Allah Ke Banday, it seems like the Pillowtalk singer still hasn’t ...

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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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Two British-Pakistani residents injured in Manchester robbery

MANCHESTER: Two British-Pakistanis were wounded in a robbery attempt in the United Kingdom (UK), media reported. The incident occurred at a mobile phone retailer where the Pakistan-born British citizens, Saeed Ahmed and his son, were present. The both were attacked with knives by the dacoits when they refused to give ...

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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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