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Sunday, November 29, 2020

Ahmadi doctor shot dead, father and two uncles injured in Pakistan

LAHORE: A doctor, belonging to Ahmadi community, was shot dead on Friday, while his father and two uncles suffered injuries when a teenage boy opened fire on them in Punjab's Nankana Sahib....

Shehroz Iqbal jailed for eight years over terrorism offences

LONDON: A man who acted on his extremist views and promoted Daesh on social media has been sentenced following an investigation by the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command. Shehroz Iqbal,...

Govt plans to strengthen firearms laws for public safety

LONDON: The government has set out new wide-ranging proposals to strengthen firearms laws and protect the public in a consultation launched onTuesday 24 November. This includes new controls on air weapons, aimed...

Tributes paid to inspiring mother Leela Keshavji who donated five organs

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE: Leela Keshavji, 47, from Nottinghamshire, died in October following a brain haemorrhage. The mother-of-three regularly had conversations with her family about the importance of organ donation. Her family...

Wajid Shah jailed for two years over threatening to kill Theresa May

LONDON: A man who threatened to kill Theresa May “with knife or a gun” when she was Prime Minister in a campaign of abuse against politicians has been jailed for two years.   Wajid Shah, 27,...

Fehzan Jamil became one of the youngest Covid-19 victim

BRADFORD: The parents of a 10-year-old boy who died after contracting Covid-19 have spoken of their "indescribable" pain. Fehzan Jamil, from Bradford, had a number of underlying health issues and is believed...

Rich tribute paid to 4m Muslims for their valued services in WW I and...

LONDON: The valued contribution of over four million Muslims was recognised and rich tributes were paid to them at a special Memorial Day event organised under the leadership of Lord Zameer Choudrey,...

Diwali celebrated with full fervour but under lockdown

LONDON: Members of Hindu, Jain and Sikh communities in Britain celebrated their first ever virtual Diwali on Saturday, as the Covid lockdown has forced the cancellation of almost all normal festivities.  

Met takes bold steps to further increase trust and public confidence

LONDON: Bold steps are being taken by the Met to accelerate our work to increase even further public trust and confidence in us – particularly among London’s black communities. “We have come...

Covid-19: Boris Johnson and six Tory MPs in self-isolation

LONDON: Prime Minister Boris Johnson, six Tory MPs and two political aides are self-isolating after a breakfast meeting inside Downing Street last Thursday. One of the MPs, Lee Anderson, later tested positive...