Thursday, 16 August 2018

Tag Archives: UK

Forging a full fibre broadband and 5G future for all

GOV.UK LONDON: Mandatory full fibre broadband for all new build homes and a new priority to connect hard-to-reach rural areas are key measures proposed in a national, long-term strategy for UK telecommunications. The new approach is aimed at driving large-scale commercial investment in the fixed and wireless networks that are ...

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Stock markets mostly drop, pound extends losses

LONDON: Stock markets mostly fell Thursday, as the US Federal Reserve chief’s upbeat assessment of the economy failed to allay concerns about a global trade war, analysts said. The dollar rose across the board, with the pound slumping under $1.30 for the first time in 10 months as weak UK ...

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Teefa in Trouble to be released in over 25 countries

LOLLYWOOD: Only 1 day is left in the release of much-awaited film ‘Teefa in Trouble’ worldwide and in Pakistan. The excitement and anticipation for ‘Teefa In Trouble’ featuring Ali Zafar and Maya Ali has taken the Pakistani industry by storm. The most anticipated Pakistani movie ever is not just locally ...

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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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Sharif family to stay in jail till election, Pakistani court adjourns appeals

LONDON: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) adjourned till the last week of July appeals by jailed former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retired) Safdar against their conviction for corruption. The decision means that Sharif, until recently the leader of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), ...

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Load Wedding joins hands with Zee Studios Int’l

LOLLYWOOD: Filmwala Pictures is proud to announce the first ever collaboration with one of the most reputable and biggest media houses in Asia, Zee Studios International for the global release of their film – Load Wedding – all set to release this Eid. The film stars one of the most ...

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Eight-year-old yoga champion named ‘British Indian of the year’

BIRMINGHAM: An eight-year-old British Indian schoolboy who is the under-11 UK national yoga champion has been named the ‘British Indian of the Year’ in the young achiever category for his accomplishments in the field. Ishwar Sharma has won a string of titles in both individual and artistic yoga, most recently a ...

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Reham claims, Imran Khan forced a girl for abortion in London

LONDON: After the leaked content of Reham Khan’s all-tell biography sent shock waves across Pakistan for more than a month before the unveiling of the piece, the ex-wife of PTI chief Imran Khan has finally released her book online. The scandal-filled book, which is available on Amazon, an electronic commerce ...

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Facebook facing UK fine over data protection breaches

LONDON: Britain’s information regulator slapped Facebook with a small but symbolic fine for breaches of data protection law after millions of users’ data was improperly accessed by consultancy Cambridge Analytica. The 500,000 pound ($663,850) fine is less that 10 minutes worth of revenue for the social media firm worth $590 ...

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HUSSAIN MANAWER LAUNCHES THE UK’S LARGEST MENTAL HEALTH FESTIVAL

LONDON: Hussain Manawer, poet and record-breaking mental health campaigner, has launched Hussain’s House Live – the UK’s largest mental health youth festival.  Hussain’s House Live will see 1,300 students from across the UK come together to tackle stigma around cyber bullying, self-care & self-esteem, bereavement, depression and anxiety. The inaugural event, delivered in ...

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