British-Pakistani doctor wins UK Masterchef 2017

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With an “East meets West” menu inspired by her Pakistani heritage, a junior doctor, Saliha Mahmood-Ahmed, won the title of BBC’s Masterchef 2017.

The 29-year-old from Watford defeated 64 amateur cooks to win the competition.

Ahmad wanted to bring together her love of cooking and her medical career, by helping people with exceptional dietary needs find their ideal meals.

India’s Supreme Court has ruled that the country’s controversial biometric identity scheme is constitutional and does not violate the right to privacy.

However the court limited the scope of the Aadhaar scheme, saying it could not be compulsory for bank accounts, mobile connections or school admissions.

The world’s largest biometric ID database covers welfare and tax payments and access to social services.

US President Donald Trump has urged other members of the UN Security Council to work with America to ensure Iran never acquires a nuclear bomb.

He told the council that anyone who failed to comply with US sanctions on Iran would “face severe consequences”.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani accused the United States on Tuesday of trying to overthrow his government, rejecting bilateral talks after President Donald Trump denounced Iran’s leaders and predicted stepped-up U.S. sanctions would get Tehran to negotiate over its nuclear program.

Addressing world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly, Rouhani accused the Trump administration of violating the rules of international law and “state obligations” from the Obama administration by withdrawing from the 2015 nuclear deal that Iran signed with the U.S. and five other major powers.