Monday, 18 June 2018

Tag Archives: United Kingdom

UK-Pakistan trade increases to £1.93b

LONDON: The merchandise trade volume between Pakistan and the United Kingdom during the calendar year 2017 has increased to over £ 1.93 billion showing an increase of 8 percent when compared to 2016, Commercial Counsellor Pakistan High Commission London, Sajid Mehmood Raja, said. “During the year 2017 Pakistan’s total exports ...

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UK appoints Pak-origin Sajid Javid as new home secretary

Photo: Reuters LONDON: Pakistani-origin cabinet member Sajid Javid has been appointed as the new home secretary of the United Kingdom by British Prime Minister Theresa May. Britain’s interior minister, Amber Rudd, had earlier resigned after the government struggled to contain the fallout over the way it had treated some long-term ...

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PM Theresa May Seeks Safe AI Future For UK

DAVOS: British PM to propose new advisory body to oversea safe and ethical deployment of AI, and urges tech firms to tackle extremism The UK Prime Minister is to indicate that she wants the United Kingdom to lead the world in the safe and ethical deployment of artificial intelligence (AI). ...

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Uber to Introduce Essential Rest Breaks for the UK Drivers

LONDON: A new Uber policy would make it a must for all the drivers in the United Kingdom to take a minimum of a six-hour break after working for a continuous ten hours shift. The restriction on the amount of time a driver could spend working which means time spent ...

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11 dead from cold as East Coast braces for winter bomb cyclone

WASHINGTON: At least 11 people died of cold in the United States as a prolonged stretch of strikingly bitter cold enveloped much of the country and buried some places under a record amount of snow even as a powerful winter storm was forecast to hit the eastern US. The bombogenesis ...

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London takes down anti-Pakistan ads from buses

LONDON: Transport authorities in London issued instructions on Wednesday to remove “Free Balochistan” advertisements from more than 100 buses on the ground that they did not comply with guidelines. Earlier, the similar advertisements appeared on London taxis and billboards, which were later taken down by the authorities following complaints through diplomatic channels in ...

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Wilder willing to fight Joshua in UK

LONDON: Deontay Wilder has accused Anthony Joshua’s management of “ducking” him and says he is prepared to come to the United Kingdom to make the heavyweight mega-fight happen. American Wilder, 32, defended his WBC title with a first-round knockout of Bermane Stiverne last weekend and has set his sights on ...

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Maya Ali shares pictures of vacation in London, Glasgow

GLASGOW: Pakistan’s star Maya Ali gave everyone travel goals by posting photos of her holidays in abroad. She visited London and Glasgow to enjoy her vacations in the best possible manner. Maya flaunted her diva avatar at Sherlock Holmes museum and was pictured roaming around the streets of London. As ...

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British trade minister to visit Pakistan next week

FAISALABAD: The British trade minister will visit Pakistan during next week to discuss bilateral trade and issues relating to the fresh UK investment in Pakistan, said British High Commissioner Thomas Drew. Addressing the business community in Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FCCI), Thomas said that Pakistan has enjoyed long ...

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Britain selects Pakistan-set MY PURE LAND as Oscar entry

BIRMINGHAM: British Pakistani director Sarmad Masud’s debut feature My Pure Land has been announced as Britain’s submission for the foreign language category at the Oscars in 2018. Inspired by real-life events, the drama chronicles the story of a mother and two daughters who defend their home and land in rural ...

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