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Tag Archives: British-Pakistani

British and US authors vie for Man Booker Prize

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Three British and three US authors will discover which one of them is the winner of this year’s Man Booker Prize, whose shortlist stirred controversy over its big name omissions. US author George Saunders is the bookmakers’ favourite to take the world’s most prestigious English-language literary award for his first ...

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Riz Ahmed Is Now The First Asian Man To Win Emmy for best actor

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  LONDON: British-Pakistani actor, Riz Ahmed won the best actor in a limited series or a television movie award at last night’s Emmys for his performance in the mini-series, The Night Of. Other actors contending for this award were Benedict Cumberbatch from Sherlock: The Lying Detective, Robert De Niro from ...

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British Pakistani coach leads cricket session on 10 Downing St

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LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May watched as the first ever game of cricket was played in Downing Street, led by a British Pakistani female cricket coach. Saba Nasim, who is a practising lawyer and a certified English Cricket Board (ECB) coach, led the historic cricket game session in which Stuart ...

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Mohsin Hamid shortlisted for Man Booker Prize

Undated handout photos issued by the Man Booker Prize of Mohsin Hamid, with the cover of his book Exit West, one of the shortlisted books for the Man Booker Prize 2017.

LONDON: British-Pakistani writer Mohsin Hamid makes his second appearance with “Exit West” in the shortlist for Britain’s prestigious Man Booker Prize published Wednesday, one of six books that organisers said: “collectively push against the borders of convention”. It’s the second time that the acclaimed writer has made it to the ...

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Boxer Amir Khan says filed divorce application from Faryal

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LONDON: British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan in a video posted on social media confirmed he has filed an application for divorce from his estranged wife Faryal Makhdoom. The news comes as the latest update to the almost-ending feud between the two, both of whom were engaged in a sparring comprising abuses ...

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Faryal announces she is pregnant

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LONDON: Faryal Makhdoom, the estranged wife of British Pakistani boxer Amir Khan, has revealed that she is expecting her second child. In a message on Facebook ‘excited’ Faryal said, “I’ve been waiting to announce something very special … Alhumdulilah , I am pregnant with my second child.” She also announced ...

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Sarah Champion resigns following criticism over newspaper column

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LONDON: Sarah Champion has resigned as shadow women and equalities secretary and apologised for her “extremely poor choice of words” in a newspaper article about child abuse. The Labour MP said she was concerned that continuing in her shadow cabinet role would distract from the “crucial issues” around child protection. ...

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Vijender Singh Once Again Challenges Amir Khan for a Fight

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NEW DELHI: Vijender Kumar has a 8-0 winning record since turning pro in 2015 and the star India boxer has once again expressed his desire to fight against British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan.  In an interview, Vijender said that he hopes to fight against Amir Khan soon, who had earlier said ...

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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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