Monday, 6 December 2021

Tag Archives: Pakistani-origin

Biden to nominate Pakistani-origin Lina Khan to head US FTC

NEW YORK – US President Joe Biden announced his plan to appoint the Pakistani-origin critic of ‘Big Tech’ and Silicon Valley, Lina Khan, to lead the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) – an organization with jurisdiction on certain mergers and competition policies. A graduate of the Williams College and Yale Law ...

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Pakistani-origin Sara Khan to lead anti-extremism drive in UK

LONDON: The UK government has appointed a Pakistani-origin women right campaigner Sara Khan as the new chief of a commission set up to root out extremism in the country. Sara Khan, 37, will head the Commission for Countering Extremism, a body that had been proposed in the wake of the ...

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Zayn Malik talks about his anxiety

LONDON: After living with anxiety, Zayn Malik says that open communication with others is the key. The singer told Us Weekly, “Just being straight up. Just being honest about everything, explaining what it is that makes you feel uncomfortable, what it is that you’re cool with. And making sure that ...

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We need to discuss racial sexual exploitation, says MP

LONDON: The Conservative MP for Bromsgrove has criticised Jeremy Corbyn, following Sarah Champion’s resignation over comments she made about British Pakistani men. Sajid Javid, who is of Pakistani origin, said the Labour leader was “wrong to sack” Champion, adding “we need an honest open debate on child sexual exploitation, including ...

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Pak origin British man arrested over harassing air hostess

BIRMINGHAM: British police arrested a British man of Pakistani origin over harassing and misbehaving with an air hostess during a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight. According to the airline sources, a group of five men of Pakistani origin were travelling together on flight PK-791 from Islamabad to Birmingham. During the ...

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Pakistani-origin woman becomes President of Council in Belgium

A 34-year-old liberal politician of Pakistani origin, Hina Bhatti, has become the new president of the municipal council of Ostend of politically influential West Flanders province in Belgium. The report of her appointment has been widely covered by Belgian media including popular papers and magazines, according to a Press Release ...

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