Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Tag Archives: British-Pakistani

British Pakistani Zameer Choudrey appointed as House of Lords member

LONDON (Dunya News) – British Pakistani businessperson Zameer Choudrey has been appointed to the House of Lords under the Queen’s intention of conferring Peerages of the United Kingdom. He will formally take oath as a member of the House of Lord in a few weeks. In an announcement, former Prime ...

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India never respected the autonomy of Kashmir: Riz Ahmed

BIRMINGHAM: British actor and activist of Pakistani decent, Riz Ahmed is the latest celebrity to expressed his concern over the on-going situation in occupied Kashmir. He took to Instagram and condemned India’s recent decisions to revoke special status of the occupied Kashmir. “Article 370 of the Indian constitution, guaranteeing the ...

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20-year-old Pakistani Alina Azhar wins Diana Award

BIRMINGHAM: Alina Azhar has become the first Pakistani woman to receive The Diana Award for her humanitarian efforts. The 20-year-old philanthropist has been involved in social work since she was 11 years old. “This the first time that a Pakistani woman has been awarded The Diana Award,” said Azhar. She ...

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It’s super scary to be a Muslim right now: Riz Ahmed

LONDON: British-Pakistani actor Riz Ahmed called on high-powered Hollywood executives and politicians to act to reduce Islamophobic sentiments in the media. According to Variety, Ahmed who was onstage at the CAA Amplify conference in Ojai, United States said, “The efforts of individual artists or storytellers may be bold, they may be ...

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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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