Thursday, 19 October 2017

Tag Archives: British Pakistanis

British and US authors vie for Man Booker Prize

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Three British and three US authors will discover which one of them is the winner of this year’s Man Booker Prize, whose shortlist stirred controversy over its big name omissions. US author George Saunders is the bookmakers’ favourite to take the world’s most prestigious English-language literary award for his first ...

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PM May says UK must act against race inequality

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LONDON: Theresa May has warned public services there will be “nowhere to hide” if they treat people differently on the basis of their race. A new government website shows disparities in educational attainment, health, employment and treatment by police and courts between ethnicities. The PM said institutions must “explain or ...

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British Pakistani ‘MasterChef 2017’ writing her own cookbook

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MANCHESTER: A British Pakistani doctor, who has been crowned 2017’s MasterChef champion after beating 64 amateur cooks, is now venturing on to produce her own Mughal inspired cookbook, “Khazana”. Dr Saliha Ahmed, 29, is a junior doctor and mother of one, triumphed in the final of MasterChef after defeating two ...

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Faryal Makhdoom slams boxer on Twitter

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BIRMINGHAM Amir Khan’s estranged wife has fired the latest salvo in the online war of words between the feuding pair. The boxer’s marriage to Faryal Makhdoom broke down this year when they accused each other of cheating in an ugly Twitter spat. The former couple have since been criticising each ...

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Amir Khan ‘at peace in Pakistan’

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LAHORE: British boxer Amir Khan has said that he felt ‘at peace in Pakistan following issues within the family. Amir and his wife, Faryal Makhdoom, split in a bitter public row on Twitter earlier this month, which appears to be getting only uglier with time. According to a solicitor, Faryal, ...

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British MPs concerned over human rights violations in Kashmir

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MUZAFFARABAD: A British parliamentary delegation, on a visit to Pakistan, has expressed concern over the deteriorating human rights violations in Indian Kashmir. Addressing a news conference along with Azad Jammu and Kashmir President Sardar Masood Khan here, the members of the delegation urged the international community to take notice of ...

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UK politicians complain against hate article about Muslims

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LONDON: Over 100 British politicians have signed an open letter complaining about The Sun newspaper “using Nazi-like language” regarding the Muslim community in Britain. On Monday, The Sun ran an article which asked: “What will we do about the Muslim problem?” It was written by one of the paper’s big ...

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Faryal tried to patch up with Amir, deleted her tweets

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LONDON: Boxer Amir Khan’s wife Faryal Makhdoom reportedly tried to patch up with him in a late-night call for the sake of their daughter after a Twitter feud between the couple. Faryal also claimed her Twitter account had been hacked and deleted her tweets of her spat with her husband– except ...

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Pakistani Student Receives the Queen’s Young Leaders Award

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LONDON: A talented student and tech entrepreneur from Pakistan, Syed Faizan Hussain, has received the Queen’s Young Leaders Award. The 23 year old has been recognized for his work to support the use of technology in health related solutions. Queen’s Young Leaders Award It is an annual award that looks ...

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