Monday, 26 October 2020

Tag Archives: British-Pakistani

Sarah Champion resigns following criticism over newspaper column

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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