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British Asian

A person who, for the purposes of equal opportunity monitoring in the UK, has an ethnic origin from a former British colony (e.g., Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, British Hong Kong) regardless of where he/she was raised or educated.
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The incident was raised in the British Parliament by Shailesh Vara, MP for North West Cambridgeshire, who said, "The violence and abuse targeted towards the British Indian community on this occasion is completely unacceptable as it would be to any community on the streets of UK."
Jasbir Jaspal was shortlisted in the 'Influencer of the Year' category at the seventh British Indian Awards, held last week.
He said at least 5400 Muslim soldiers of Arabia, 1700 Muslims soldiers of North Africa and 35000 soldiers of the British Indian army had died in the WW-2.
Britain, which has overseen the region since 1814, detached the Chagos islands in 1965 from Mauritius to create the British Indian Ocean Territory.
Millions of people sowed their most fertile plot of land with a plant that demanded an extraordinarily high input of resources and labor, and he is primarily concerned with the economic conditions under which these peasants produced opium for the British Indian government, particularly with whether they cultivated at a loss or yielded a commensurate income.
The Jallianwala Bagh massacre, also known as the Amritsar massacre, took place on April 13, 1919 when troops of the British Indian Army fired rifles into a crowd who had gathered in Jallianwala Bagh, Amritsar, Punjab.
British Prime Minister Theresa May in parliament this week described the events as "a shameful scar on British Indian history." However, she stopped short of issuing a formal apology for the tragic incident.
The statement made in the House of Commons fell short of a full apology over the killings by the British Indian Army troops.
The Jallianwala Bagh massacre was carried out on 13 April 1919 when troops of the British Indian Army opened fire on a peaceful protest in Amritsar.
In a statement after the court's ruling, Britain's Foreign Office said, "the defence facilities on the British Indian Ocean Territory help to protect people here in Britain and around the world from terrorist threats, organized crime and piracy."
KBR announced its global government services business, KBRwyle, has been awarded a $62 million contract modification to continue providing base operating support services, or BOSS, at Navy Support Facility Diego Garcia in the British Indian Ocean Territory.

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