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Pakistan thrashed arch-rivals India by 180 runs to win the ICC Champions Trophy title at the Oval. Despite suffering an embarrassing 124-run loss to India in their first match, a fortnight ago, Sarfraz Ahmed's side were a team transformed thanks to some great individual displays. Man of the match, Fakhar Zaman,...
The Queen’s Birthday Honours list has been released, recognising more than 1,000 people for commitment to public service. The list has been described by the honours committee as the most diverse yet, with half of this year’s honourees being women, while 10 per cent are from black and minority ethnic backgrounds. There...
Superstars of Pakistan, Humayun Saeed, Adnan Siddiqui, Bilal Ashraf, Ayesha Omer, Armeena Khan and director, Hassan Rana, to interact with fans in the heart of Bradford for Chand Raat Cast members of the biggest Pakistani film release in history, Yalghaar; will be making a special UK appearance to meet and...
A Bradford restaurant owner wants to eradicate hunger for the homeless. Saleem Akhtar, owner of the Jinnah chain of restaurants, has been feeding the homeless for a month on Fridays. An encounter with a homeless man, made Mr Akhtar feel he needed to do more to help Bradford's homeless. So each...
The event, which takes place on Sunday 18 June at City Park in Bradford is being hosted by Muslim Women’s Council in partnership with Bradford Council, MyLahore, Martin House Hospice, Bradford Council for Mosques, Bradford Reform Synagogue, Touchstone Bradford, Wellsprings Together Bradford and Carlisle Business Centre. The Great Get Together...
August 2017 will mark the 70th anniversary of the Indian partition, the birth of two separate countries: India and Pakistan, before a further split after the independence of Bangladesh in 1971. The 1947 partition is one of the largest migrations ever recorded in history. Not only did this transform...
There are just two weeks left to see Splendours of the Subcontinent: A Prince’s Tour of India 1875-6 exhibition in the north of England before it moves on to Leicester. The free exhibition, which contains Indian works of art from the Royal Collection, tells the story of the grand tour...