Sunday, 22 July 2018

Tag Archives: British Pakistanis

Sadiq Khan calls for easier UK visas for Indian students

LONDON: Mayor of London Sadiq Khan called on the UK government to add India to the list of low-risk countries offered a more simplified student visa application process, asserting that it is vital the country maintains its reputation for higher education excellence. In a letter to UK Home Secretary Sajid ...

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Amir Khan reveals why beautician accused him of infidelity

LONDON: Boxer Amir Khan has slammed the allegations of an affair with 22-year-old beautician Sophia Hammani, who has accused him of cheating on wife Faryal Makhdoom just 17 days after the birth of their second baby. In an interview to The Sun, Sophia claimed that the boxing star had a one ...

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Amir Khan bringing Super Boxing League to Pakistan

LONDON: When not knocking out rivals in 39 seconds, British boxing star Amir Khan likes to play an entrepreneur, taking boxing and other combat sports to uncharted but exciting waters. Two years after giving Pakistan its first taste of international boxing, Khan has now announced that he is bringing a ...

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British Pakistani elected first London borough woman mayor

LONDON: Newham became the first London borough to directly elect a woman mayor with Rokhsana Fiaz, a Custom House councilor since 2014, securing 73.4% of votes, Newham Recorder reported on Friday. Fiaz’s parents moved to the United Kingdom from Pakistan in the 1960s. Her predecessor Sir Robin Wales, who did not stand in the ...

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Faryal Makhdoom stuns people with her post-pregnancy body

FILE PHOTO MANCHESTER: Faryal Makhdoom gave birth to her second child with husband Amir Khan just last week. And the mum-of-two looked incredible as she showed off her post-baby body, just days after welcoming baby Alayna. A week after giving birth — what do you guys think? 💕 Outfit from ...

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Brit Asian Rahat Ali vows to train Pakistani youth

LONDON: UK based Pakistani professional athlete and fitness trainer Rahat Ali Shah has said that he needs Pakistan government’s support and patronage to train Pakistani youth for international fitness events. In an interview, Shah said that he is registered with United Kingdom Bodybuilding Fitness Federation (UKBFF) and has achieved a ...

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Riz Ahmed shares photos from his visit to Pakistan

LAHORE: “After a lapse of 13 years, visiting Pakistan is somewhat like visiting an ex,” said Riz Ahmed while speaking at the Lahore Literary Festival at Alhamra Hall. British Pakistani Riz Ahmed actor-cum-rapper and activist, also known by his stage name, Riz MC, graced the LLF with famed novelist Mohsin ...

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Labour suspend councillor over racist comments towards Anas Sarwar

MANCHESTER: Labour has suspended a senior councillor after Scottish party leadership candidate Anas Sarwar alleged he had been the victim of racist comments. A Scottish Labour Party spokesman confirmed it has suspended Davie McLachlan, the leader of the party’s group on South Lanarkshire Council. It comes after Anas Sarwar claimed ...

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Pakistani-origin Sara Khan to lead anti-extremism drive in UK

LONDON: The UK government has appointed a Pakistani-origin women right campaigner Sara Khan as the new chief of a commission set up to root out extremism in the country. Sara Khan, 37, will head the Commission for Countering Extremism, a body that had been proposed in the wake of the ...

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Amir, Faryal appear on TV show first time after patch-up

LONDON: International famed boxer Amir Khan along with her wife Faryal Makhdoom participated in a British television show first time after their patch-up. During the program, Khan said that his wife is very supportive and helpful as she is always there through thick and thin. Earlier, boxer Amir Khan had ...

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