Friday, 3 December 2021

Tag Archives: British Asian

‘Exceptions don’t change the rules’: Riz Ahmed

(Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times) BIRMINGHAM – British actor Riz Ahmed on Thursday launched an effort to improve the way Muslims are represented in films while highlighting how they are either depicted as perpetrators of violence, targets of violence or not depicted at all. The Sound of Metal star and ...

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Kubra Khan wants people to stop calling her ‘Cobra’

British Pakistani actor Kubra Khan is done with people calling her by the wrong name. During an Ask Away session on Instagram, one of her followers tried to be cheeky and asked: “Yeh Cobra nam kisne rakha tha..??” (who named you Cobra?)  Kubra was quick to give a befitting reply to the ...

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Pakistani ‘crystal artist’ Sara featured in British Vogue

LONDON – The impact of Billie Eilish’s British Vogue June cover reached Pakistani-raised, London-based crystal artist Sara Shakeel, who then took it upon herself to transform Eilish further in her sparkly fashion. So after Billie 2.0 left us astonished with her decision to go vogue, Shakeel’s work on Eilish’s Vogue ...

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Sadiq Khan: London’s feisty mayor wins second term

London Mayor Sadiq Khan (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images) LONDON (AFP) – London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who won re-election, has risen from humble roots to spar with prime ministers and presidents since taking charge of the British capital five years ago. The 50-year-old politician from the main opposition ...

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British Indian COVID-19 patients face higher death risk

LONDON: Male and Female belonging Indian ethnicity communities in England and Wales are roughly 50-75 per cent more likely to die with COVID-19 than white men and women, according to a latest statistical analysis released in London on Friday. The Office for National Statistics (ONS), which concluded a similar ethnic ...

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WBC appoints Amir Khan as MEBC’s president

BIRMINGHAM: The World Boxing Council (WBC) has appointed Pakistan-origin British boxer Amir Khan as president of WBC Middle East Boxing Council (MEBC). In an announcement this weekend, the former super-lightweight world champion was named the new WBC President for the region. Khan is a long-time advocate for the development of boxing in the region. ...

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Virdi hopes to follow fellow Sikh Panesar into England team

LONDON: Amar Virdi wants to follow the example of fellow Sikh spinner Monty Panesar by establishing himself in the England Test side. Virdi, an uncapped 21-year-old Surrey off-break bowler, has been called into England s 30-man training camp ahead of next month s three Test campaign at home to the West Indies ...

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Theodora Dickinson suspended over Racist Tweet towards Naz Shah

MANCHESTER: The Conservative Party have suspended an activist after she tweeted that Labour MP Naz Shah should “go back to Pakistan”. The party said Theodora Dickinson was being investigated after targeting the shadow minister. Ms Dickinson responded to a post showing Ms Shah discussing her experience of poverty and recalling ...

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Blind British-Pakistani girl stuns judges at ‘BGT’

LONDON: 14-year-old talented British-Pakistani Sirine Jahangir has mesmerized the audience and judges of Britain’s Got Talent with her flawless singing talent during the audition. Sirine played piano and sang beautiful song leaving everyone in the hall enchanted.

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Lord Zameer donates three million pounds to Pakistan

LONDON: Pakistan’s leading foreign investor Bestway Group has provided financial and material support to the people of Pakistan of more than PKR 600 million in the four months to April 2020, including a cheque for PKR 200 million presented to the Prime Minister for the COVID-19 Pandemic Relief Fund. In ...

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