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    British media say crash suspect is Briton of Sudanese origin

    British media say crash suspect is Briton of Sudanese origin


    British media are reporting that the suspect in the Parliament crash being treated as terrorism is 29-year old British citizen of Sudanese origin named Salih Khater. The suspect is in police custody after his arrest on suspicion of preparing an act of...

    British media are reporting that the suspect in the Parliament crash being treated as terrorism is 29-year old British citizen of Sudanese origin named Salih Khater. The suspect is in police custody after his arrest on suspicion of preparing an act of terror.
    Police search addresses after suspected terrorist attack at UK parliament

    Police search addresses after suspected terrorist attack at UK parliament


    Police said the incident appeared to be the second terrorist attack at the building in just under 18 months, after Khalid Masood killed four people on nearby Westminster Bridge in March 2017. He stabbed an unarmed police officer to death before being...

    Police said the incident appeared to be the second terrorist attack at the building in just under 18 months, after Khalid Masood killed four people on nearby Westminster Bridge in March 2017. He stabbed an unarmed police officer to death before being shot dead. That was the first of five attacks in Britain last year that police designated as terrorism, three of which used vehicles as weapons.
    Crash outside parliament in London treated as terrorism

    Crash outside parliament in London treated as terrorism


    A man in his 20s was arrested on suspicion of terrorist offenses after the silver Ford Fiesta collided with rush-hour commuters before slamming into a barrier. Two people were hurt, but authorities said none of the injuries is life-threatening. Several...

    A man in his 20s was arrested on suspicion of terrorist offenses after the silver Ford Fiesta collided with rush-hour commuters before slamming into a barrier. Two people were hurt, but authorities said none of the injuries is life-threatening. Several eyewitnesses said the driver's actions were deliberate.
    Several injured as car hits barriers outside British parliament, driver arrested

    Several injured as car hits barriers outside British parliament, driver arrested


    A man was arrested after a car collided with security barriers outside London's parliament building and a number of pedestrians were injured, police said on...

    A man was arrested after a car collided with security barriers outside London's parliament building and a number of pedestrians were injured, police said on Tuesday.
    Pakistan-born bishop voices support for partial-ban on burqas in UK

    Pakistan-born bishop voices support for partial-ban on burqas in UK


    Michael Nazir-Ali, the former Bishop of Rochester, said the burqas should be outlawed in a wide range of situations where people interact, including in hospitals, doctors surgeries, universities and schools, Daily Express reported. Earlier this month,...

    Michael Nazir-Ali, the former Bishop of Rochester, said the burqas should be outlawed in a wide range of situations where people interact, including in hospitals, doctors surgeries, universities and schools, Daily Express reported. Earlier this month, Johnson triggered a controversy when he wrote in a newspaper column that women in burqas resemble "bank robbers" and "letterboxes."
    Why VS Naipaul never wrote his autobiography?

    Why VS Naipaul never wrote his autobiography?


    According to Naipaul, fiction never lies and reveals a writer totally. But an autobiography, he felt, "can distort; facts can be realigned". The Nobel Prize and the Booker winner's oeuvre included over 30 works including the famous "A House for Mr...

    According to Naipaul, fiction never lies and reveals a writer totally. But an autobiography, he felt, "can distort; facts can be realigned". The Nobel Prize and the Booker winner's oeuvre included over 30 works including the famous "A House for Mr Biswas" (published in 1961).
    Authors mourn VS Naipaul; Rushdie says 'lost a beloved older brother'

    Authors mourn VS Naipaul; Rushdie says 'lost a beloved older brother'


    Salman Rushdie mourned Naipaul, saying he lost a beloved older brother while fellow authors said he was one of the greatest writers. The official feed of the Nobel Prize said, "Remembering Naipaul, awarded the 2001 Nobel Prize in Literature for 'having...

    Salman Rushdie mourned Naipaul, saying he lost a beloved older brother while fellow authors said he was one of the greatest writers. The official feed of the Nobel Prize said, "Remembering Naipaul, awarded the 2001 Nobel Prize in Literature for 'having united perceptive narrative and incorruptible scrutiny in works that compel us to see the presence of suppressed histories' who has passed away aged 85."
    Bus driver demands Muslim woman to remove her niqab in UK

    Bus driver demands Muslim woman to remove her niqab in UK


    The woman, who was travelling on the First bus 24 from Easton to Bristol city centre, said she was shocked when the driver began berating her for wearing the niqab - a face veil that leaves the area around the eyes clear - soon after she boarded the bus...

    The woman, who was travelling on the First bus 24 from Easton to Bristol city centre, said she was shocked when the driver began berating her for wearing the niqab - a face veil that leaves the area around the eyes clear - soon after she boarded the bus with her two-month-old baby, BBC reported.
    Nobel-winning writer V S Naipaul dies aged 85

    Nobel-winning writer V S Naipaul dies aged 85


    Nobel Prize-winning British author V S Naipaul has died at the age of 85, his family announced on Saturday. "He died surrounded by those he loved having lived a life which was full of wonderful creativity and endeavour," his wife Lady Nadira Naipaul said...

    Nobel Prize-winning British author V S Naipaul has died at the age of 85, his family announced on Saturday. "He died surrounded by those he loved having lived a life which was full of wonderful creativity and endeavour," his wife Lady Nadira Naipaul said in a statement.
    London mayor gives nod, pro-Khalistan rally tomorrow

    London mayor gives nod, pro-Khalistan rally tomorrow


    The pro-Khalistan rally, called London Declaration, is being organised by US-based Sikhs for Justice (SFJ). The purpose of the rally, which is to be addressed by ex-MP George Galloway, is to kick-start a campaign for a non-binding referendum on Punjab's...

    The pro-Khalistan rally, called London Declaration, is being organised by US-based Sikhs for Justice (SFJ). The purpose of the rally, which is to be addressed by ex-MP George Galloway, is to kick-start a campaign for a non-binding referendum on Punjab's independence in 2020.
    India's Independence Day celebrations planned in UK to counter pro-Khalistan rally

    India's Independence Day celebrations planned in UK to counter pro-Khalistan rally


    India's Independence Day celebrations have been planned in the UK to counter a pro-Khalistan rally at London's Trafalgar Square on August 12. The organisers of the event, 'We Stand With India', accused the group behind the pro-Khalistan rally, 'London...

    India's Independence Day celebrations have been planned in the UK to counter a pro-Khalistan rally at London's Trafalgar Square on August 12. The organisers of the event, 'We Stand With India', accused the group behind the pro-Khalistan rally, 'London Declaration for a Referendum 2020', of spreading lies about the event being cancelled.
    UK inquiry: Monks hid sex abuse to protect church reputation

    UK inquiry: Monks hid sex abuse to protect church reputation


    The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse issued a scathing report saying that monks at Ampleforth in North Yorkshire and Downside in Somerset hid allegations of "appalling sexual abuse" against pupils as young as...

    The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse issued a scathing report saying that monks at Ampleforth in North Yorkshire and Downside in Somerset hid allegations of "appalling sexual abuse" against pupils as young as 7.
    British Museum to return looted antiquities to Iraq

    British Museum to return looted antiquities to Iraq


    The eight objects were confiscated by police in May that year after the dealer failed to produce proof of ownership and were passed to the museum for analysis earlier this year. Three of the objects carry Sumerian inscriptions which identify their origin...

    The eight objects were confiscated by police in May that year after the dealer failed to produce proof of ownership and were passed to the museum for analysis earlier this year. Three of the objects carry Sumerian inscriptions which identify their origin as the Eninnu temple in the ancient city of Girsu, now known as Tello, in southern Iraq.
    UK university collaborates with Indian scientists to combat eye infections

    UK university collaborates with Indian scientists to combat eye infections


    Among the others from the University of Sheffield team include Dr Praveen Thokala from the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), Dr Esther Karunakaran from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Professor Sheila MacNeil from the...

    Among the others from the University of Sheffield team include Dr Praveen Thokala from the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), Dr Esther Karunakaran from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Professor Sheila MacNeil from the Department of Materials Science, and Dr Lynda Partridge from the Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology.