Thursday, 22 February 2018

Tag Archives: UK

Willing to fight for country, Pakistan ranks top in the list: Gallup

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LONDON: WIN Gallup International recently announced the results of their international survey on people’s willingness to fight for their country. Pakistan ranks 3rd in the list of countries where its citizens are willing to fight for their country, according to a global survey from WIN/Gallup International. 89% Pakistanis said they would ...

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British firm invest $400m in Pakistan for cement plant

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LONDON/PESHAWAR: British firm Asian Precious Minerals announced an investment of $400 million in building a new cement plant in K-P in a meeting between company executives and K-P Chief Minister. Both sides discussed the potential of bilateral trade between the UK and K-P, says a statement issued by the British High ...

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British-Pakistani man denied US visa

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LONDON: US authorities have denied issuing visa to a British-Pakistani man because of visiting Iraq, one of the seven states the Trump administration had sought to have immigrants and travelers banned from. Syed Nasir Abbas Jafri, 57, who lives in Northampton, applied for US visa to visit relatives and participate ...

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Deported grandmother: I’ve been treated as a terrorist

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A WOMAN deported despite living in Britain for nearly 30 years has hit out at the UK Government, saying she has been treated like a terrorist and accused of being violent. Irene Clennell, 53, who is the main carer for her British husband John, was placed in the Dungavel immigration ...

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£1 two-bedroom house for sale

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LONDON: Imagine being able to buy a property for less than the price of an adult bus fare. Well now you can because this two-bedroom house been put on the market. And it only costs £1. The terraced property, in Sacriston, Durham, has an entrance hall, living room, kitchen and ...

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Sadiq Khan warns Scotland against rise of nationalism

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LONDON: Nationalists who attempt to divide Scotland from England are no better than racists and sectarians, London mayor Sadiq Khan has told the Labour party conference in Perth. Mr Khan’s remarks in a speech warning against the rise of nationalist and populist parties have outraged supporters of Scottish independence. Nicola Sturgeon, ...

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Pro-Kashmir UK Pakistani MEP denied official visa to visit India

LONDON: A British Pakistani parliamentarian has been barred from official India visit over his support for the people of Indian occupied Kashmir. Amjad Bashir, who is a Conservative Member of the European Parliament, told this scribe on Tuesday that he has been effectively banned from a European Parliament delegation to ...

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Bestway pledges £500k to support Pak students

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LONDON: The University of Kent and the Bestway Foundation, the charitable Trust of Bestway Group, have announced a new collaboration to jointly fund five annual scholarships for postgraduate students applying from Pakistan to study at the well-reputed university here. Zameer Choudrey CBE, Chief Executive of the Bestway Group and Trustee ...

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UK keen to further trade ties with Pakistan

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SIALKOT: Ms Belinda Lewis, British Deputy High Commissioner in Karachi, said that the UK will continue supporting Pakistani businessmen, assuring full cooperation and technical assistance for strengthening bilateral trade relations between the two countries. Ms Belinda Lewis was addressing a meeting of exporters here at Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and ...

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Kate to visit Action for Children projects in Wales

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WALES: The Duchess of Cambridge will visit Wales today for her first engagements with Action for Children since becoming the charity’s patron. Kate became patron of the charity, which cares for disadvantaged children from across the UK, in December – following on from the Queen. The organisation helps all types ...

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