Monday, 16 September 2019

Tag Archives: British Pakistanis

British-Pakistani cockfighting gang found guilty of animal cruelty

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

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

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

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

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

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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British-Pakistani woman becomes detective superintendent in Scotland Yard

LONDON: Scotland Yard has appointed its first Muslim and Asian woman Shabnam Chaudhri as a detective superintendent of police, a private media outlet reported on Tuesday. British-Pakistani Chaudhry, hailing from Karachi, moved to London with her family when she was two years old. In recognition of her “outstanding contribution” to fighting ...

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Amir Khan says he embarrassed himself over spat with Faryal

LONDON: Renowned Pakistan-origin boxer Amir Khan admitted he feels embarrassed at the way he handled his spat and separation from his wife Faryal who he shares 3-year-old daughter Lamaisah with. Commenting on his ugly public split with pregnant wife Faryal Makhdoom, Boxer Amir Khan admitted, “I embarrassed myself. I made ...

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Amir and Faryal officially back together

LONDON: Seems like the trouble in paradise is over! In a ‘kind of’ shocking turn of events, all the drama surrounding Amir Khan and wife Faryal Makhdoom has been put to rest – and this time the news comes directly from the horse’s mouth… Amir, has officially broken the news ...

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