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Virtual conference on Pak-UK trade discusses opportunities to boost ties

LONDON: A Virtual Conference was organized by the Pakistan-Britain Business Council (PBBC) in collaboration with Pakistani businesses at the Pakistan High Commission here on Friday (July 3). The purpose was to bring together key stakeholders on one...

Rishi Sunak to unveil £2bn home insulation scheme for improvement Labour objects renters...

LONDON: As a new step to help the needy people, hundreds of thousands of homeowners will receive vouchers of up to £5,000 for energy-saving home improvements, with the poorest getting up to £10,000.

Nafees Zakaria visits the historic Shah Jahan Mosque in Woking

LONDON: Pakistan High Commissioner Mohammad Nafees Zakaria visited the historic Shah Jahan Mosque in Woking on Saturday (July 4) to mark the official re-opening of the Mosque after the easing of Covid-19 lockdown.

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.

PHC hosts virtual seminar to highlight Kashmir issue

LONDON: Pakistan High Commission organised a Virtual Seminar on the theme of “Seeking Justice for Kashmiri Victims of Sexual Violence & Physical Torture and Widows” on Friday (June 26), to commemorate the UN International Days:...

Sadiq Khan warns London at risk of deadly second wave of coronavirus

LONDON: Mayor Sadiq Khan has warned that London is at risk of a “deadly second wave” of coronavirus and needs more powers to ensure a local lockdown can be imposed if necessary. More than 8,000 Londoners have lost their...