Thursday, 18 October 2018

Tag Archives: LONDON

Pakistan Army Chief meets British Chief of Defence Staff in London

LONDON: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has met UK Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Sir Nicholson Carter, where upon arrival he was also presented guard of honour. General Bajwa said that the country is ready to take its bilateral relationship with the United Kingdom to the ...

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Wetherspoon, McDonald’s, TGI Friday staff holding strike

LONDON: Staff at McDonald’s, JD Wetherspoon and TGI Fridays are all to go out on strike together over working conditions. The group from the hospitality sector are set to strike on October 4 and join a rally at Leicester Square in London. Workers from two Wetherspoon pubs in Brighton, as ...

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Local student set to run the Great North Run for cancer research

LONDON: A Master’s student at the University of East London will be taking on the Great North Run. Ashok Choundhary will be running the half marathon and raising funds for The Institute of Cancer Research, London. Ashok, who is studying media communications in global development, has wanted to contribute to ...

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Pakistan’s Independence Day celebrations in London

This year marked 70 years since Pakistan’s inception and the country has certainly come a long way in making its place among the comity of nations. Despite all the socio-economic and political challenges faced by the state, it has managed to stand tall and survived a great deal of crises ...

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Facebook to double office presence in London

LONDON: Facebook said on Monday it would double its presence in London, acquiring nearly 600,000 square feet (56,000 square meters) of office space across two buildings in King’s Cross – enough for more than 6,000 workstations. The social network did not say how many jobs it would add in the ...

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Irrfan Khan promoting ‘Karwaan’ from London

BOLLYWOOD: Karwaan producer Priti Rathi Gupta says actor Irrfan Khan is promoting the film even while undergoing treatment in London for a neuroendocrine tumour. “I know he is going through a journey and we are missing him around, we are missing his physical presence. But in the digital era, we ...

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Pakistan’s former PM Nawaz Sharif arrested to serve jail term

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was arrested late Friday as he returned to eastern city of Lahore from London to serve a 10-year jail term on corruption charges, officials said. Sharif, accompanied by his daughter Maryam Nawaz, who was also sentenced to seven years in prison, landed in ...

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Athletics World Cup set for London lift-off

LONDON: The inaugural Athletics World Cup will be staged in London this weekend with the IAAF and British organisers hoping the concept will find a permanent slot in the calendar, despite clashing with other major sports events. The competition comes from the stated drive of the International Association of Athletics ...

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Saif Ali Khan and Kareena enjoy in London

BOLLYWOOD couple Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan enjoyed their vacation in London, and say they love going to the city.”London has always been one of our favourite cities in the world and every time we visit this city, we discover something new,” said the couple They added, “This ...

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One-year anniversary of Finsbury Park attack in London

EUTERS/Neil Hall LONDON: A minute’s silence today marked the first anniversary of the 2017 terrorist attack aimed at worshippers near Finsbury Park Mosque in north London. A Bangladeshi-origin man, Makram Ali, died, and nine others were injured when a van was driven into a crowd of people near the mosque ...

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