Thursday, 18 October 2018

Tag Archives: British-Pakistani

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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British-Pakistani boxer Atif Shafiq aims to create history

LONDON: British Pakistani boxer Atif Shafiq says he intends to create history for the sporting union of Britain, Pakistan and himself by becoming the first British lightweight champion of Pakistani origin. The 24 year-old rose to prominence after knocked down Rotherham fighter Lee Appleyard three times. “By the end of ...

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UK concerned by abduction of British Pakistani journalist Gul Bukhari

LONDON: The UK has expressed deep concern after a British Pakistani journalist was abducted by unnamed men in the latest seizure of a media critic of the military establishment. While the hours-long abduction of columnist Gul Bukhari sparked concerns within the country, it also concerned British officials who called for her safe ...

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Riz Ahmed Offers to Write Ms. Marvel Screenplay

LONDON: British-Pakistani actor Riz Ahmed has offered to write the script for the first Muslim origin superhero, Ms Marvel, which has been creating waves worldwide. In a tweet, Ahmed wrote, “So when do Marvel Studio want me, Mindy Kaling and Kumail Nanjiani to get started on the MsMarvel screenplay?” So ...

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Amir Khan, Faryal reaches Lahore for Punjab Boxing Championship

LAHORE: British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan reached Lahore to take part in the closing ceremony of Inter-Division Punjab Open Boxing Championship. Khan along with his wife, Faryal Makhdoom, will be the chief guests of the ceremony where they will be handing out the prizes to winners. Addressing the media at National Hockey ...

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