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First Pakistani-origin woman appointed high Sheriff of Greater Manchester

MANCHESTER: Pakistani-origin Dr. Robina Shah has been named as the next high sheriff of Greater Manchester, United Kingdom after approval of Queen Elizabeth II. Robina is a Chartered Psychologist and Senior Lecturer at Manchester Medical School, University of Manchester. The senior lecturer's name was ‘personally’ marked by Queen Elizabeth II from a parchment called the Lites which is presented to her each year with names of those recommended to become high sheriffs for the coming year. “I am truly honored and…

Athletics: Queen Elizabeth to start London Marathon from Windsor

LONDON  - Britain’s Queen Elizabeth will be the official starter of this year’s London Marathon — 30 miles away on a special rostrum in the grounds of Windsor Castle. This year’s London Marathon, which starts in Blackheath, will mark 110 years since the 1908 London Olympics when the marathon route went from Windsor to White City and used the now-standard 26.2 mile distance for the first time. “We are deeply honored that Her Majesty The Queen has accepted the invitation to start the 2018 London Marathon,” John…