Sunday, 17 December 2017

Tag Archives: British Pakistanis

Boxer Amir Khan to celebrate birthday with Faryal Makhdoom

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BIRMINGHAM: Boxing legend Amir Khan is to celebrate his 31st birthday with a knockout party at a city shisha lounge. The Bolton-born former world champion recently flew back from Australia after finishing fifth in this year’s I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! competition. But he will be driven ...

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Amir Khan reveals why he called off divorce with Faryal Makhdoom

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LONDON: British-Pakistani boxer Amir Khan and wife Faryal Makhdoom shocked the world when the couple made headlines this year with the 31-year-old saying that he’s opting for a divorce. After quite a few contradicting statements from the boxer and Makhdoom, the couple announced a few days back that they have called off ...

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Sadiq Khan’s Pakistan visit

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The first Muslim mayor of London – Sadiq Khan – is visiting Pakistan. The visit of the London mayor is significant for several reasons. It is a part of his #LondonIsOpen tour which aims to promote the UK as a business, education and cultural hub following the Brexit decision. The ...

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84% of grooming gang members Asian, Think tank say

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LONDON: The vast majority of men convicted of child grooming gang offences in Britain are Asian, according to think tank Quilliam. The new research found differences in the ways in which pedophiles from different ethnic backgrounds operate. Quilliam’s report claims that the “regressive left” denies the problem exists “and threatens ...

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British-Pakistani cockfighting gang found guilty of animal cruelty

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LONDON: A gang of six British-Pakistanis involved in vile cockfighting gang faces jail after detectives uncovered a huge blood-stained fighting pit where cockerels armed with sharpened spurs were pitched against each another in a building where the group had designed a ring complete with seats and fake grass. At the ...

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In pictures: Sadiq Khan on historic trip to Pakistan

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London Mayor Sadiq Khan visited Pakistan to promote his ‘London is Open’ campaign. He met government officials, representatives of civil society, cricketers and different other dignitaries from every walk of life. He was full of praise for Pakistan and voiced joy for coming to land which is home to his ...

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London Mayor grateful to Pakistan for its hospitality

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LAHORE: I’m proud to be the first-ever Mayor of London to be making an official visit to Pakistan. As someone of Pakistani heritage, I feel a deep affinity with the country and I’m looking forward to going back. London and Pakistan share a long and unique history that has had ...

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Sadiq Khan says Pakistan needs a helping hand to unlock potential

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LAHORE: Terming Pakistan an emerging market in the world, London Mayor Sadiq Iman Khan on Wednesday said the country’s people needed a “helping hand” to unlock their potential. Speaking to an enthralled audience at the Alhamra Hall here, Khan stated that he is lobbying for greater visa ease for South-Asians. “After leaving the ...

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Sadiq Khan: London and Mumbai have similar personalities

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MUMBAI/LONDON: The similar personalities of London and Mumbai should pave the way for greater interaction between the two cities, their first ethnic minority mayor, Sadiq Khan, said in the city. Khan proposed stronger ties in trade, films production and filming, improving air quality, and tackling climate change. “London and Mumbai ...

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I’m glad Amir is on TV so people can see the real him: Faryal Makhdoom

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LONDON: Amir Khan and Faryal Makhdoom’s whirlwind romance could easily be fit for novels. Don’t you think? Just recently, the 26-year-old took to Instagram to share a picture captioned, “We’re going to be doing this all over again.” Last month, Faryal deleted her pleading apology after the boxer appeared to ...

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