Monday, 24 April 2017

Tag Archives: UK

Asha Khemka named Asian Business woman of the Year

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Asha Khemka was honoured with one of the UK’s top civilian awards – Dame, the female equivalent of knighthood – by the Prince of Wales in 2014 . LONDON: Bihar-origin Asha Khemka, who arrived in the United Kingdom with her family in 1978 without English language skills and went on ...

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Shahid Afridi announced as ICC Champions Trophy ambassador

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LONDON: The International Cricket Council (ICC) today announced eight stalwarts of the modern era as Champion Ambassadors for this summer’s ICC Champions Trophy which will be staged at three iconic venues of England and Wales from 1-18 June. Shahid Afridi of Pakistan, Bangladesh’s Habibul Bashar, Ian Bell of England, Shane ...

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The future of Pakistan-UK trade

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This year the UK and Pakistan celebrate 70 years of friendship between our two countries. Whilst reflecting on the deep and enduring partnership that we have forged, it’s also an opportunity to look ahead to our shared future. The UK and Pakistan are firm friends: trade is an important part ...

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A quarter of UK birds threatened as curlews join ‘red list’

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LONDON: More than a quarter of the UK’s birds are struggling to survive, with species including curlews and puffins joining the at-risk list in recent years, a report highlights. Europe’s largest and most distinctive wading bird, the curlew is among those that have been added to the “red list” of ...

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Indian-origin Soldier on Trial Accused of Murdering Girlfriend in UK

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A 26-year-old Indian-origin soldier in the UK is on trial for killing his ex-girlfriend by slitting her throat from ear to ear after she ended the relationship due to his “abusive” and “manipulative” behaviour. Lance Corporal Trimaan “Harry” Dhillon is accused of breaking into his ex-girlfriend Alice Ruggles’ flat and ...

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Glasgow: Woman sexually assaulted next to River Clyde

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GLASGOW: A woman has been sexually assaulted next to the River Clyde in Glasgow. The assault happened at the River Clyde near Broomielaw at the King George V bridge on Monday night. Police investigating the incident sealed off the pathway at 6pm as they began their enquiries. Officers directed cyclists ...

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Sajid Javid to make changes to Help to Buy loans

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LONDON: Sajid Javid, the secretary of state for Communities and Local Government, has told housebuilders that he will make changes to Help to Buy loans to help boost the housing market. Following the recent housing white paper setting out the government’s plan to reform the market, Mr Javid discussed various ...

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First UK-China train to depart today, passing through 7 nations

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LONDON: The first rail freight service from the United Kingdom (UK) to China will reportedly depart on a 7500-mile long journey by passing through seven nations. The train with 30 containers carrying British goods will depart from Essex today for China. The goods include whiskey, soft drinks, vitamins and other ...

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Nasir Jamshed’s lawyer met PCB official in London: Sources

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LONDON: Pakistan test batsman Nasir Jamshed has been in touch with Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officials through his lawyer, informed sources. According to the source who is privy to developments related to the case, a top PCB official arrived in London three days ago and met the lawyer of Nasir ...

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