Thursday, 27 July 2017

Tag Archives: British-Pakistani

Boxer Amir Khan gets back in the ring in Bolton

Amir Khan and members at Premier Community Boxing Centre during an open day

BOLTON: A Team of family and friends have shown fighting spirit to mark two successful years running a unique venture. Boxing gym and community centre Premier was opened in Tonge Moor in 2015 and has been going from strength to strength. On Wednesday the hub for both young and old ...

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Saira Peter to release national song on August 14

Saira Peter

LONDON-based, Pakistani Sufi Opera star Saira Peter has been preparing to release a new National song (Milli Naghma) “Aye Sar Zameen” on occasion of 70th Independence Day on August 14. ‘Aye Sar Zameen’ is certainly a top quality find! Saira Peter recorded her song earlier this summer, but the concept ...

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Riz Ahmed, Aziz Score Nominations at 2017 Emmys

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LONDON: With the second season of “Master of None” living up to everyone’s expectations and more, Aziz Ansari has proved that he is no one hit wonder. And that’s exactly why he and his Netflix series have won nominations for the 69th annual Primetime Emmy Awards. The Indian American actor ...

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British-Asian drugs gang jailed for nearly 140 years

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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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The city in Pakistan that loves a British hairstyle

Secunder Kermani

LONDON: When British correspondent Secunder Kermani visited Pakistan and wanted to get a haircut, he headed to Mirpur in Azad Kashmir. Originally from Pakistan but born in London, Kermani’s haircut stood out in Islamabad. A security guard outside his hotel in the capital, asked him if he was from Mirpur. ...

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Prince Philip’s contribution to UK-Pakistan ties acknowledged

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LONDON: Speakers at a dinner hosted on Thursday said that close cooperation between Pakistan and the United Kingdom was playing an important role for promotion of peace and development. At the lavish dinner, the UK-Pakistani Society thanked Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, for 63 years of his service as ...

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First British-Pakistani wins best actor BAFTA

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LONDON: British Pakistani actor Adeel Akhtar created history by becoming the first non-white male to win the best actor British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) award. The actor was recognised for his powerful depiction of a father, Shahzad, who murders his daughter in a so-called honour killing in ...

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British Pakistani Saliha wins Masterchef 2017

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LONDON: Saliha Mahmood Ahmed wooed judges at the prestigious cookery competition Masterchef with her visually appealing and equally delicious platter in the final round to finally win the competition. The British-Pakistani, who is a medical doctor from Waterford, told media she has been cooking since 12 and has also won ...

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Women sold for sham marriages to Asian crime gangs in Glasgow

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GLASGOW: Revelations that victims of human trafficking have been sold to Asian crime groups in Glasgow have been exposed as part of a report showing that it is now the second most lucrative criminal commodity after drugs. with labour and sexual exploitation the most common reasons for trafficking to Scotland. ...

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BFI will not allow its boxers for Amir Khan’s pro-league

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NEW DELHI: Amir Khan is all set to promote a boxing league in India in tie-up with the International Boxing Association (AIBA) but the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) has ruled out allowing any of its pugilists in the event. The Super Boxing League (SBL) will roll out from July 7 to August ...

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