Sunday, December 16, 2018

BRP protests in UK, Germany against disappearance in Balochistan

LONDON: Baloch Republican Party (BRP) held protests in London and Germany against the alleged enforced disappearances in Balochistan.  In a statement, the Baloch Republican Party central spokesman, Sher Mohammad Bugti said that the protest...

Skills-based immigration to be introduced after Brexit: Sajid Javid

LONDON: Home Secretary Sajid Javid has said that Brexit will enable the Government to restore public confidence in immigration policy through the introduction of a skills-based system. “It is a simple fact that EU...

Brexit will open door to new trade deals around the world; says May

LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May has said that leaving the EU will enable Britain to strike “ambitious” trade deals around the world as she seeks to rally support for her Brexit deal. The Prime...

Nigel Farage quits UKIP over ‘anti-Muslim stance’

LONDON: United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) founding member and former leader Nigel Farage on Tuesday confirmed that he will be leaving the party over its anti-Muslim stance, ending a 25-year association with the party. "And...

Ruchi Ghanshyam 27th Indian envoy to UK, has vast experience of Pak affairs

LONDON: The senior and career diplomat Ruchi Ghanshyam has assumed her new responsibilities as Indian High Commissioner to the UK on Monday 12th November. She has vast experience of Pakistan affairs and before coming...

Cllr. Maroof suspended for sending photo of topless woman

SHEFFIELD: A Sheffield councillor who sent a photo of a topless woman to a group of mums during a meeting has been suspended. Sheffield City councillor Mohammad Maroof posted the image on a Mums...

Home Office suspends investor visas scheme in crackdown on organised crime

LONDON: Bottom of Form The Government has suspended a 'gold-plated' visa scheme which allows foreign investors a fast-track to settlement in the UK as part of a crackdown on money laundering, Evening Standard has reported. Tier 1 investor...

Mahmood claims punching wife is part of his culture

KIRKLEES: A man punched his new partner in the face at a funfair - and told police that his behaviour was acceptable in his culture. Chaudhry Mahmood and the victim, his former sister-in-law, were...

Far-right political terrorism on rise in western Europe; reports GTI

LONDON: A report on terrorism by the 2018 Global Terrorism Index has cautioned far-right political terrorism is on the rise in western Europe and north America. Right-wing groups and individuals killed 66 people between...

Pharmacist Patel jailed for 30 years over murder of wife

MIDDLESBROUGH: A pharmacist who murdered his wife with a Tesco carrier bag so he could start a new life with his boyfriend has been jailed for a minimum of 30 years. Mitesh Patel, 37,...