Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Tag Archives: British-Pakistani

Riz Ahmed to play British-Pakistani rapper in new role

LONDON: British-Pakistani actor Riz Ahmed is set to play the lead in upcoming film Mughal Mowgli, a drama about a British-Pakistani rapper whose big break is derailed by serious illness. Ahmed, who won an Emmy in 2017 for his role in American series The Night Of, has co-written Mughal Mowgli ...

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ASF arrests British-Pakistani woman at Islamabad airport

RAWALPINDI: The Airport Security Force (ASF) thwarted an attempt of foreign currency smuggling at Islamabad airport after arresting a British-Pakistani woman in possession of a huge amount of foreign currency. Zubaida Begum was taken into custody for carrying a hefty foreign currency onboard on a PIA flight to Manchester, United Kingdom. ...

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British Pakistani loses Court fight over grave edging

LONDON: A British Pakistani Muslim who claimed his human rights have been breached because he cannot install a raised marble edge around his father’s grave lost a High Court battle on Tuesday. Atta Ul-Haq wants to erect 4in (10cm) edging to stop people walking across his father’s grave in Streetly ...

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Zayn Malik all set to perform on stage again

LONDON: British-Pakistani singer Zayn Malik left thousands of his fans disheartened after he announced he will no longer be performing any more concerts due to his anxiety issues. However, it seems that his fans can very soon expect him to be take centre-stage as the ‘Dusk Till Dawn’ singer shared ...

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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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