Maqbool

  • Life in Kashmir turns normal after three days of restrictions February 12, 2014

    Srinagar: Life in Kashmir valley returned to normal after three days of curfew-like restrictions imposed by authorities and strike called by separatists to mark the death anniversaries of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru and JKLF founder Mohammad Maqbool Bhat. Offices, shops and other commercial establishments including banks and petrol pumps...
  • Naseeruddin Shah, Pankaj Kapur to work together in 'Company Ustad'? January 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran actors and brothers-in-law Naseeruddin Shah and Pankaj Kapur have been approached by young director Nitin Chandra to work together for his upcoming film 'Company Ustad'. Actresses-sisters Ratna and Supriya Pathak are married to Naseer and Pankaj respectively, but neither the sisters nor the brothers-in-law have ever been seen together...
  • Polling for Churu Assembly seat to begin today December 13, 2013

    Polling for Churu assembly seat in Rajasthan is scheduled to begin on Friday after campaigning in the area ended on Wednesday evening. Out of 200 assembly seats in Rajasthan, voting was held for 199 on December 1 and the results were declared on December 8. Polling for Churu constituency was adjourned...
  • Watch: Vishal Bhardwaj turning back to Shakespeare for his next film September 5, 2013

    After 'Maqbool' and 'Omkara', filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj is turning back to Shakespeare again. He is adapting 'Hamlet' on the big screen and this one is tentatively titled as 'Haidar'. Set in Kashmir, the film will star Shahid Kapoor in the lead and he is expected to don a new look...
  • Hyderabad blasts: NIA granted 4 days' custody of 2 IM operatives March 16, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday granted NIA four-day custody of two alleged Indian Mujahideen operatives to further interrogate them in connection with the Hyderabad twin blasts that left 16 dead. During an in-chamber hearing, District Judge IS Mehta allowed the National Investigation Agency's (NIA) plea seeking custody of Syed...
  • Hyderabad blasts: NIA to further grill IM operatives Maqbool, Imran March 15, 2013

    New Delhi: In the wake of the application moved by the National Investigation Agency, which is probing the February 21 Hyderabad twin blasts, seeking further custodial interrogation of Indian Mujahideen operatives Syed Maqbool and Imran Khan, the Tihar Jail authorities were on Friday directed by the court to produce the...
  • Hyderabad blasts: Court warrants against Riyaz Bhatkal March 8, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Tuesday issued non-bailable warrants against banned terror outfit Indian Mujahideen founder Riyaz Bhatkal and nine other alleged operatives in the Feb 21, 2013, Hyderabad twin blasts. A National Investigation Agency (NIA) special court, during an in-chamber hearing, issued the warrants against Riyaz Bhatkal, suspected to...
  • Blasts: Interrogation of IM operatives continues for 3rd day March 4, 2013

    Hyderabad: The custodial interrogation of two suspected IM operatives continued for the third day on Sunday in connection with the February 21 twin blasts at Dilsukhnagar in Hyderabad that left 16 people dead, NIA officials said. "The questioning of Syed Maqbool and Imran Khan is continuing," a senior NIA officer said...
  • Hyderabad blasts: NIA wants to quiz two Delhi prisoners February 27, 2013

    New Delhi: The National Investigation Agency, on Tuesday, moved a Delhi court seeking custody of two jailed alleged operatives of banned terror outfit Indian Mujahideen for questioning over the Hyderabad twin blasts in which 16 people were killed. District Judge IS Mehta issued production warrants for Wednesday against Syed Maqbool...
  • Hyderabad blasts: 'Maqbool met high-security prisoner at Nellore jail' February 24, 2013

    Hyderabad: Even as the investigations continue into the twin blasts in Dilsukh Nagar, Hyderabad, sources confirm that Indian Mujahideen suspect Syed Maqbool met a high security prisoner in Nellore jail just months before his arrest by the Delhi Police in October 2012. The NIA is now acting upon the lead...
  • Hyderabad blasts: IM suspect Maqbool may be interrogated again February 22, 2013

    New Delhi: A key figure who may help unravel the plot behind the twin blasts in Hyderabad is Syed Maqbool, a suspected operative of the Indian Mujahideen. Maqbool, who was arrested in October 2012 and interrogated by several agencies, is believed to have admitted to a plot to carry out...
  • Afzal Guru hanged: Kashmir under curfew for third day February 11, 2013

    Srinagar: The indefinite curfew continued in Kashmir for the third day on Monday. The curfew was put in place following fears of unrest after the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru on Saturday. Extra forces have been deployed in the Valley on the 29th death anniversary of Jammu and...
  • Afzal Guru hanged: Curfew in Kashmir likely to continue till Feb 11 February 10, 2013

    Srinagar: A day after Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru was hanged, an uneasy calm prevails over Kashmir. Afzal Guru was a resident of Sopore. On Saturday, 30 people, including security personnel, were injured when protests erupted in the district following news of his hanging. There is a curfew in Kashmir...
  • 'Manorama', 'No Smoking': Cult films of future? January 17, 2013

    New Delhi: What defines the genre of cult cinema? Does the sub-cultural appeal of once neglected films explain their snowballing into mainstream behemoths? Experts will tell you that cult emerges out of a closed group of fan base that elevates a niche film to greatness through sustained promotion, repeated viewings,...
  • 'Matinee' Review: Stands out for realistic approach December 16, 2012

    There has been plenty of movies with film making as it's backdrop in the recent times. Many of them feature the unending struggles of protagonist to make it big at the Box Office, But Aneesh Upasana's 'Matinee' stands out for a more realistic treatment and its mature ending. Maqbool Salman...
  • After 14 yrs in jail, man says he's done fighting December 2, 2012

    Srinagar: Syed Maqbool Shah spent 14 years in jail before he was acquitted and released two years back in the 1996 Lajpat Nagar blast case. But a normal life still eludes the 36-year-old who now says he's done fighting. After failing to get a job and get back to normal...
  • Matinee: Watch Mythili's sizzling item song November 30, 2012

    Directed by Aneesh Upsaana, 'Matinee' will be on theaters in a week's time. The movie features Maqbool Salman, Mythili and Sunny Wayne in the lead roles. The item number of the film has created a buzz on the YouTube and has got more than five lakh number of hits within...
  • 'Matinee' item song gets five lakh hits on YouTube November 30, 2012

    After the record breaking run of Dhanush-Anirudh's teams 'Kolavari' and Mohanlal-Ratheesh Vegha's 'Attumanal payayil' on YouTube, it seems to be the time of Mythili now. The actress who debuted into Mollywood with Ranjith's 'Paleri Manikyam', has come up in an item dance number for the movie 'Matinee', which has been...
  • 'Life of Pi' has never seen before 3D effects November 3, 2012

    Mumbai: He has rarely played a lover-boy on the big screen, but versatile actor Irrfan says he loves the romantic genre on screen. "I love to romance on screen. I did 'Yeh Saali Zindagi' and 'Maqbool'. I love to do romantic roles but I need to get a script which...
  • Fifth accused in Pune blast arrested October 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Indian Mujahideen terrorists were planning to carry out a 'fidayeen' attack at Bihar's Bodh Gaya to avenge "atrocities" against Muslims in Myanmar, Delhi Police on Friday claimed after arresting a fifth man in connection with Pune serial blasts this August. Sayed Maqbool, a resident of Maharashtra's Nanded whom...
  • 'Preview' to hit the floors in September August 8, 2012

    Marikkar productions had been producing some of the notable Mollywood movies in the past. Now a member from its parent family Hashim Marikkar has decided to call the shots for the movie 'Preview' which will be produced by Marikkar ads and events. 'Preview' features five youngsters and one superstar...
  • Amir wants to play cricket again: psychologist June 18, 2012

    Karachi: Pakistan's disgraced paceman Mohammed Amir is looking forward to returning to cricket "as and when possible", the psychologist helping to rehabilitate his career said on Monday. In the first of several counselling sessions Maqbool Babri, who was hired by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to counsel Amir, said his...
  • Amir attends counselling session June 17, 2012

    Lahore: Mohammad Amir had his first one on one counseling session with a sports psychologist, hired by the Pakistan cricket Board to help reform the teen-aged player. "It was a very good session and the most positive aspect is that Amir himself realises his mistakes and wants to redeem himself,"...
  • Review: Watch 'Lanka' for Manoj Bajpayee December 9, 2011

    Cast: Manoj Bajpayee, Tia Bajpai, Arjan Bajwa, Yashpal Sharma, Yatin Karyekar Director: Maqbool Khan A good performer can lift up the spirit of the whole team and can turn an otherwise simple story into an emotion filled drama. 'Lanka' couldn't have been the same film without Manoj Bajpayee. The story opens up in...
  • Friday Release: Manoj Bajpayee rules 'Lanka' December 8, 2011

    New Delhi: Mythology has always inspired screen writers to model their actors on the lines of historical characters. The character of 'Raavan' and imagination of his 'Lanka' have given ample insights to set designers who in turn provide the directors a nice and familiar environment to work with. Maqbool Khan's 'Lanka'...
  • Afzal case will have impact in J&K: Padgaonkar August 11, 2011

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir interlocutor Dilip Padgaonkar says a decision on 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's case could have repercussions in the Valley. Padgaonkar has drawn a parallel with the hanging of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front founder Maqbool Bhatt. "I am principally opposed to capital punishment. But if...
  • Real Hero Dr Mir works for the differently abled August 2, 2011

    Srinagar: Dr Maqbool Mir's school in Srinagar gives the differently abled children of the valley a shot at life. In a region where medical care is a distant reality, Dr Mir's school is open to all. It is a helping hand for 16-year-old Zafar, who was born with a speech...
  • Husain's Kolkata connect: The Azad Hind dhaba June 12, 2011

    Kolkata: The Azad Hind dhaba in Kolkata's Ballygunje Circular Road is mostly known for its North Indian cuisine, but the 64-year-old dhaba has a rather arty connection as celebrated artist MF Husain, who died on Thursday, was a regular visitor, when he was in Kolkata. Co-owner of the dhaba Satish Sharma...
  • M F Husain laid to rest in UK June 10, 2011

    London: The body of India's most acclaimed painter Maqbool Fida Husain was on Friday laid to rest with full Muslim religious rites at Brookwood cemetery in the UK, honouring his last wishes. Husain was laid to rest at the cemetery, one of the biggest in Europe, at Woking in UK's Surrey....
  • Govt offers to bury MF Husain in India June 10, 2011

    New Delhi: The Indian government has offered celebrated painter Maqbool Fida Husain's family the option of bringing his body back to India for last rituals. It remains to be seen as to where his family decides to bury him. The 95-year-old artist died on Thursday at Royal Brompton Hospital in London....