Friday, 17 August 2018

Tag Archives: LONDON

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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Jemima announces to sue if Reham’s book published in UK

LONDON: Jemima Goldsmith, former wife of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday said that she would sue if Reham Khan s book was published in the United Kingdom. In her latest tweet, Jemima said that on Reham Khan s book she has been assured that it s too ...

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London Mayor Sadiq Khan launches plan for 10000 council homes

LONDON Mayor Sadiq Khan is offer London boroughs the funding to start building 10,000 new council homes over the next four years. The London mayor has unveiled a £1.67 billion programme, Building Council Homes for Londoners, which aims to boost the number of local authority homes in the capital. The ...

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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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