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Dr Farzana features on national campaign on NHS’s 72nd anniversary

LONDON: A British Asian doctor has been photographed by Ian Rankin to celebrate the NHS’s 72nd anniversary. Dr Farzana Hussain is one of twelve NHS staff to have been photographed and whose job has been critical...

Fatalities among South Asian ethnic group twice as likely to involve Covid-19

GLASGOW: Deaths among the South Asian ethnic group in Scotland were almost twice as likely to involve Covid-19 than those involving white people, according to new analysis. National Records of Scotland (NRS) data...

Weekly “Jumah Grants” to help small mosques across Britain

LONDON: A new “Jumah Grants” fund has launched providing funds of between £250 and £1,000 each week for small mosques based in the UK who are struggling during lockdown. The grants have been made...

Two more arrests in killing of Aya Hachem

BLACKBURN: Two more people have been arrested in connection with the murder of a 19-year-old law student who was killed in a drive-by shooting. Aya Hachem died when shots were fired from a passing car...

Woman tortured to death over bride-exchange row in Sindh

JAMSHORO: Sindh police on Sunday produced two suspects — who were accused of stoning to death a 24-year-old woman, Waziran, in Jamshoro — before a joint investigation team (JIT) constituted to probe the incident.

China forcing birth control on Muslim Uighurs to suppress population; reveals report

LONDON: China is forcing women to be sterilised or fitted with contraceptive devices in Xinjiang in an apparent attempt to limit the population of Muslim Uighurs, according to new research. The report,...

Boris Johnson announces further £84m for West Midlands housing

BIRMINGHAM: Up to 7,500 new homes across the West Midlands are to be built on former industrial land after Boris Johnson today (Tuesday June 30) announced an extra £84 million to expand the region’s trailblazing...

Qaiser Abbas receives “Global Humanitarian Award” for services

LONDON: Cllr Qaisar Abbas has received the “Global Humanitarian Award” from WHD for his services during lockdown.  Ms Sara Wilson, Director of Global Operations WHD, announced Cllr Abbas’ award and said: “We are highly...

Organ donation project successfully promotes amongst Muslim community

LONDON: Six organisations working within the Muslim community joined the campaign to address the urgent need for black, Asian and minority ethnic organ donors. The projects were amongst 25 organisations to share a £140,000* Community Investment...

Dr. M. Anwar passes away, to be remembered forever

LONDON: Prominent Pakistani educationist and scholar Dr Mohammad Anwar passed away on 11th June and was buried at Greenford Cemetery. A number of mourners including his family members and friends attended the funeral and paid...