Sunday, December 16, 2018

Over 7,000 overseas Pakistanis got registered as voters for I-voting

ISLAMABAD: Only 7, 410 Pakistanis working in more than 70 countries in the world got themselves registered with the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to vote in the upcoming by-elections. The by-elections are being...

US says JeM, LeT pose threat in subcontinent

WASHINGTON: The US on Wednesday said the Jaish-e-Mohammed and Lashkar-e-Taiba terror groups continue to pose a regional threat and that Pakistan did not adequately address America's concerns on terrorism in 2017. Although al-Qaida in Afghanistan and Pakistan has been...

Bradford Mayor appoints school children as Mayoress and Mayor

BRADFORD: While visiting Thornbury Primary Leadership Academy in Dick Lane, Lord Mayor of Bradford Cllr Zafar Ali appointed Year 6 pupils Hajara Azhar and Muhammed Ali as Mayoress and Mayor. They will represent the school...

Lord Evans suggests protect children from extremism with better religious education

LONDON: A former top spymaster today called for improved religious education in schools to protect children from becoming radicalised. Lord Evans of Weardale, who was director general of MI5 from 2007 to 2013, told...

Naz Shah urges Imran Khan to intervene in Samia case

  LONDON: Labour MP Naz Shah is writing to the prime minister of Pakistan urging him to intervene in the case of a woman from Bradford allegedly murdered in a so-called "honour killing." Naz Shah...

South Asian communities celebrate appointment of Sajid Javid as Home Secretary

Nation special report LONDON: Thursday evening (13th September) witnessed a unique occasion of unity, understanding and cohesion when communities of three countries Pakistan, India and Bangladesh jointly celebrated the appointment of Sajid Javid MP as...

Naz Shah MP against early baby gender tests, calls for restrictions

BRADFORD:  Labour Member of Parliament  Naz Shah has opposed early baby gender test as some could choose to terminate the pregnancy because of a fetus's sex. The non-invasive pre-natal test (NIPT) is used to...

Man denies murdering his brother

LEEDS: A man has denied murdering his brother in a knife and baseball attack in Batley. Ibrahim Mahetar made his first appearance at Leeds Crown Court in relation to the death of his younger brother, Naseer...

Theresa May irritated by speculation of leadership

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May has said that she was “irritated” by speculation about a leadership contest as she slammed former foreign secretary Boris Johnson, seen as her most likely challenger. The centre-right Conservative...

Houses at main busy road risky pedestrian killed as lorry crashes

LONDON: How is the risky to have a house at main busy road can be imagined with a report that a female pedestrian has been killed following an incident in which a lorry crashed...