Faisal

  • Pakistan: Chief judge in Musharraf treason trial quits bench 27-03-2014 12:38 PM

    Islamabad: In a severe blow to the high-profile treason case against Pervez Musharraf, the chief judge conducting the trial on Thursday recused himself from the hearing after repeatedly being accused of bias against the former Pakistani military dictator. Justice Faisal Arab, the chief of the three-member bench conducting the treason...
  • Snapshot: Parineeti Chopra, Aditya Roy Kapur shoot for a song for 'Daawat-e-Ishq' 06-03-2014 11:37 AM

    Parineeti Chopra and Aditya Roy Kapur were currently spotted shooting for a song for their upcoming film 'Daawat-e-Ishq'. It is for the first time that Aditya and Parineeti have been paired together. Directed by Habib Faisal, the film also stars Anupam Kher and Karan Wahi. ...
  • US consulate employee shot dead in Pakistan 10-02-2014 11:28 PM

    A Pakistani employee in the US consulate was shot dead on Monday by unidentified gunmen here in this Pakistani northwest city. Faisal Saeed, 33, was killed while he was coming out of his house in Gulbahar Colony, police sources said. Saeed was employed at the US consulate in Peshawar. Further...
  • 'Bewakoofiyaan' first poster: Sonam, Ayushmann go 'stupid' in love 04-02-2014 10:35 AM

    With the new Bollywood onscreen pairings coming to surface, the new to join the bandwagon is none other than Ayushmann Khurrana and Sonam Kapoor. The two will be seen together in Yash Raj's upcoming film 'Bewakoofiyaan'. Directed by Nupur Asthana, the film is written by Habib Faisal and also stars...
  • Pakistani court issues warrant for Musharraf 31-01-2014 08:18 PM

    Pervez Musharraf's legal woes mounted on Friday as a Pakistani special court conducting his treason trial issued a bailable arrest warrant for the former dictator and ordered his production on February 7. The three-judge court formed by the government to try 70-year-old Musharraf on charges of high treason for imposing...
  • Habib Faisal is one of the finest filmmakers: Aditya Roy Kapur 07-12-2013 03:20 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Aditya Roy Kapur, who is working under filmmaker Habib Faisal's direction in 'Daawat-e-Ishq', says he is one of the finest in the industry. He also has praises for his co-star Parineeti Chopra. Faisal's earlier works include 'Do Dooni Chaar' and 'Ishaqzaade'. "It's a pleasure to work with Habib....
  • Anupam Kher starts shooting for 'Daawat-E-Ishq' 18-10-2013 04:16 PM

    New Delhi: Veteran actor Anupam Kher has commenced shooting for Yash Raj Films' upcoming movie 'Daawat-E-Ishq'. The 58-year-old, who has been in the industry for more than three decades, said he still feels nervous at the first day of shoot. "The more I think I know about acting, the more...
  • Suicide bombing kills six in Afghanistan 31-08-2013 03:51 PM

    Kabul: At least six people were killed and 20 wounded Saturday in a suicide bombing in Kandahar city in Afghanistan, an official said. "One suicide bomber tried to enter the Kabul Bank branch at Shahidan square in the city. He was intercepted. The attacker blew up his suicide jacket. Five...
  • UN inspectors arrive Syria to probe use of chemical weapon 18-08-2013 06:17 PM

    UN inspectors have arrived in the Syrian capital, Damascus,on a mission to probe for the alleged use of chemical weapons. The 20-member team comprising inspectors and assistants were driven in a convoy of seven cars. They arrived at a five-star hotel in the heart of Damascus today and were whisked...
  • Would love to be a part of 'Do Dooni Chaar' sequel: Rishi Kapoor 16-06-2013 01:46 PM

    Mumbai: He wowed everyone with his storytelling technique in award winning movie 'Do Dooni Chaar' and buoyed by the positive response to his middle-class drama, director Habib Faisal says he will certainly make a sequel to the film, but is waiting for a "kick-ass" script. Lead actor Rishi Kapoor is...
  • Aditya Roy Kapur teams up with Parineeti for YRF's next 08-06-2013 12:10 PM

    New Delhi: Actor Aditya Roy Kapur and the versatile Parineeti Chopra will share screen space in Yash Raj Films' (YRF) new production, to be helmed by 'Ishaqzaade' director Habib Faisal. 'Ishaqzaade', also produced by YRF, won a special mention for Parineeti at the 60th National Film Awards. The new as...
  • Filmmakers have to do 'jugaad' for casting: Farhan Akhtar 06-06-2013 04:00 PM

    Mumbai: Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar, who has helmed successful films like 'Dil Chahta Hai' and 'Don - The Chase Begins', says all the directors and producers in the film industry have to do 'jugaad' for casting. Casting is an integral part of the film's process and he says it is "actually...
  • Pulkit Samrat: Ram Sampath is a genius 01-06-2013 02:50 PM

    Mumbai: Music pulls in the audience for films, and actor Pulkit Samrat gives full credit to composer Ram Sampath for creating "killer" tunes for the forthcoming movie 'Fukrey'. He calls Sampath a "genius". "(The music of the film) is killer. Ram Sampath is a genius," Pulkit said here Friday on...
  • India, Saudi Arabia to deepen counter-terror cooperation 27-05-2013 09:58 AM

    Jeddah: India and Saudi Arabia have decided to further strengthen and deepen their counter-terrorism cooperation, nearly a year after Riyadh deported Abu Jundal, wanted in the 26/11 Mumbai terrorist attack. The counter-terrorism issue is emerging as a key area of cooperation between India and Saudi Arabia. Riyadh is concerned about...
  • I take fashion tips from Sonam: Ayushmann Khurrana 30-03-2013 12:00 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Ayushmann Khurrana, who has finished shooting one schedule of Yash Raj Films' untitled film with Sonam Kapoor, took a lot of fashion tips from his co-star. Praising Sonam's fashion sense, he said: "Pretty good. In fact, she is very talented and a style icon." "I keep on taking...
  • Friday Release: 'Ricky Bahl' all set to con you 08-12-2011 12:59 PM

    New Delhi: The audiences have still not forgotten the sizzling chemistry between Ranveer Singh and Anushka Sharma in 'Band Baaja Baaraat' and the couple is again all set to put the silver screen on fire. 'Ladies vs Ricky Bahl' will also check the real acting potential of Ranveer Singh who...
  • Will Faisal move in with Aamir Khan? 06-11-2011 12:54 PM

    Mumbai: The once-estranged brothers reportedly bonded at Aamir's Diwali party, with the star actor asking his brother to move in with him. If the Diwali party that Aamir Khan hosted at his residence in Bandra is anything to go by, the once-estranged brothers Aamir and Faisal, may be putting their...
  • Another Pakistani journalist found murdered 08-10-2011 12:26 AM

    Lahore: A Pakistani journalist working for an online publication was found murdered at his home in Lahore on Friday, police said. The body of 28-year-old Faisal Qureshi, who wrote for 'The London Post' website owned by his elder brother Shahid Qureshi, was found in his residence at Johar Town, Senior...
  • Terrorists attack military base in Karachi 23-05-2011 12:01 AM

    Karachi: Over 10 terrorists stormed a military airbase in this southern port city on Sunday, killing at least four naval personnel as they lobbed grenades and fired indiscriminately. Terrorists blew up a PC3 Orion aircraft in the daring attack at Pakistan Air Force's (PAF) Faisal airbase which also houses PNS...
  • Times Square bomber Shahzad sentenced to life 05-10-2010 08:26 PM

    New York: A Pakistani-born US citizen who tried to set off a car bomb in New York's busy Times Square was sentenced on Tuesday to life in prison. Faisal Shahzad, 31, pleaded guilty in June to a failed on May 1 bombing in Midtown Manhattan. He admitted to investigators he...
  • NY Times Square bomber plotted 2nd attack: US 30-09-2010 08:36 AM

    New York: In a shocking revelation, prosecutors have said Faisal Shahzad, the man who admitted trying to bomb Times Square, boasted that he thought it would kill at least 40 people and said he planned to detonate a second bomb in New York city two weeks after the first. The...
  • Pakistani man charged with funding NY bomb plot 16-09-2010 06:16 PM

    New York: A Pakistani immigrant pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to running an illegal money transfer business between Pakistan and the United States that was used to fund an attempt to bomb New York's Times Square. Mohammad Younis, 44, of suburban Long Island, provided failed Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad...