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  • Pakistan: Bilawal Bhutto raises Kashmir issue again, says will take it back from India Yesterday

    Karachi: In a fresh rant against India, Pakistan People's Party chief Bilawal Bhutto vowed to wrest Kashmir from India. "When I raise Kashmir, the entire Hindustan screams. They know when a Bhutto speaks, they (Indians) have no answer," the 26-year-old Bhutto scion said during his first public rally on Sunday. "We will...
  • Pakistan: Bilawal Bhutto holds first public rally in Karachi 2 days ago

    Karachi: Pakistan People's Party chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Saturday held his first public rally here, launching his political career in a big way. Around 40,000 persons were deployed to provide security cover for the rally at the Bagh-e-Jinnah adjacent to the Quaid-e-Azam Mausoleum in Karachi keeping in view the...
  • India must act responsibly along the LoC: Pakistan Defence Minister October 9, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan Defence Minister Khawaja Asif on Thursday asked India to act responsibly along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir region. Asif said Pakistan was fully capable of giving a befitting reply to Indian aggression, The Nation reported. "We don't want to convert border tension between two nuclear neighbours...
  • Model Archana Pandey's former boyfriend arrested October 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Model Archana Pandey's former boyfriend Omar Asif Pathan was arrested two days after she was found hanging at her Versova home here, police said Friday. Archana Pandey, 26, had allegedly committed suicide at her residence here and her body was found Monday. In a suicide note, she had named Pathan as...
  • CLT20: Gambhir, spinners extend Kolkata's winning run September 21, 2014

    Hyderabad: Skipper Gautam Gambhir led from the front with a confident halfcentury after Sunil Narine stifled Lahore Lions with his magical spin bowling as Kolkata Knight Riders eked out a fourwicket win in a Champions League Twenty20 Group A match, on Sunday. Gambhir (60) anchored the 152run chase with his 47ball...
  • CAB may invite Asif Iqbal for Eden's 150th year celebrations September 11, 2014

    Kolkata: The Cricket Association of Bengal officials are planning to rope in a clutch of former international cricketers including former Pakistan captain Asif Iqbal during an 'International Seminar' in December to commemorate the 150th year of Eden Gardens' inception. As part of its "international" seminar on Eden Gardens 150th year celebrations,...
  • Banned Butt, Asif could face problems convincing ICC August 27, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's banned cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif could face problems convincing the ICC to put aside their suspension periods when they complete their fiveyear ban term in August 2015. Reliable sources in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) have told PTI that while the board was preparing to make a...
  • Nawaz Sharif to meet Zardari on Friday in Islamabad amid protests August 22, 2014

    Islamabad: With antigovernment protesters stepping up pressure on him to quit, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has invited former president and PPP leader Asif Ali Zardari for a luncheon meeting here tomorrow to discuss issues related to the political impasse. Sharif had a telephonic conversation with Zardari on Friday and invited...
  • UP Police arrests suspected ISI agent in Meerut, recovers key Army documents August 16, 2014

    Meerut: The Special Task Force (STF) of the Uttar Pradesh Police on Saturday arrested a suspected ISI agent in Meerut. Asif Ali, who has been living in the city for some time now, is accused of handing over key information about the Indian Army to the Pakistan intelligence agency. The police...
  • Former Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari acquitted in graft case May 28, 2014

    Islamabad: Former Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari was on Wednesday acquitted in a corruption case related to the illegal construction of a polo ground at the Prime Minister House when his wife Benazir Bhutto was the premier. An accountability court in its verdict said that the accused has not been proven...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Best Editing award for Arif Sheikh for his work in 'D Day' April 23, 2014

    Remember the bomb blast scene in 'D- Day'? The one in which the camera captures the shot from a third person's perspective where the impact of the blast is felt in an eerie soundless shot. That was editor Arif Sheikh's work and his work was voted as the best in...
  • 'Tarnished' ex-pros made Latif snub Pakistan job April 15, 2014

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif said on Tuesday that he turned down the job of national chief selector because he could not work with ex-players tainted by corruption. The 45-year-old, who famously blew the whistle on match-fixing in 1994 and 1995, last week refused to take up the chief selector's...
  • Salman Butt wants PCB to treat banned players equally April 12, 2014

    Islamabad: Former captain Salman Butt asked the Pakistan Cricket Board on Saturday to treat banned players equally in their bid to resume domestic and international careers. Butt and team-mates Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif were jailed and banned for a minimum of five years in 2010 by the International Cricket Council...
  • Mohammad Amir unlikely to get reprieve before World Cup 2015 March 22, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistan's banned left-arm pacer Mohammad Amir is unlikely to get a reprieve from the ICC before the 2015 World Cup, a senior official of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said. "The ICC has indicated that even if there is some relaxation given to Amir in his five year ban, it...
  • 'Yeh hai Bakrapur' has nothing to do with Shah Rukh Khan, says director Janaki Vishwanathan March 19, 2014

    Chennai: National award-winning filmmaker Janaki Vishwanathan's maiden Hindi movie 'Yeh Hai Bakrapur' which has a goat named Shah Rukh as a protagonist is slated for April 25 release. The official trailer of the film has, however, triggered strong reactions from some fans of the Bollywood superstar on micro-blogging site...
  • Asif, Nazriya to feature in 'I am Roney' February 15, 2014

    New Delhi: After last year's successful film 'Honey Bee', Asif Ali will once again team up with Lal Jr for a movie titled as 'Hi, I am Roni'. Scripted by the director himself, the movie will bring in the lucky star of 2014 Nazriya as leading lady. Sreenivasan,...
  • I am impressed by Rahul Gandhi, says Bilawal Bhutto Zardari February 7, 2014

    Suhasini Haidar: Hello and welcome to a special edition of World View. With me, chairman of the Pakistan People's Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the first interview to an Indian television channel. We are here for the Sindh festival that's being launched, but the question many are asking, are we also...
  • Pakistan spotfixing trio dream of comebacks February 5, 2014

    Lahore: Pakistans talented but tainted trio of Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir on Wednesday vowed to return to international cricket, three years to the day after they were banned for spotfixing. On February 5, 2011 an anticorruption tribunal of the International Cricket Council (ICC) banned the three players for...
  • AAP hits out at Congress MLA who disrupted Kejriwal's press conference January 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Hours after a Congress MLA from Okhla accused Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of going back on the AAP's promise to reopen the Batla encounter case and ignoring the plight of the Muslim victims, the party issued a statement. Asif Mohammad Khan had raised his voice shouting slogans...
  • Not afraid of eviction from Cong, says MLA who called a Kejriwal liar January 30, 2014

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's press conference ended in chaos after a Congress MLA Asif Mohamad disrupted the proceedings. The MLA raised his voice shouting slogans after Kejriwal's comments on the Batla encounter case. The MLA from Okhla accusing Kejriwal of going back on the AAP's promise to reopen the...
  • Congress MLA disrupts Kejriwal's press conference, calls him cheat, liar January 30, 2014

    Delhi: There were scenes of uproar at the Aam Aadmi Party's press conference in Delhi when a Congress MLA from Okhla Asif Mohammad tried to disrupt it. The MLA from Okhla raised his voice shouting slogans after Kejriwal's comments on the Batla house encounter case. He accused Kejriwal of ignoring the...
  • Graft cases: Asif Ali Zardari appears in court, proceedings deferred till January 18 January 10, 2014

    Pakistan's former President Asif Ali Zardari on Thursday appeared before a court in Islamabad amidst tight security in connection with a graft case against him. Zardari's counsel Farooq H Naek said that his client could not be charged by the Accountability Court in Thursday's hearing and the proceedings were deferred...
  • Asif Ali croons for Malayalam film 'Bicycle Thieves' November 29, 2013

    Taking a cue from his contemporaries like Dulqar Salman and Prithiviraj who are into playback singing, Asif Ali has also crooned 'Aayiram Kannumayi' song for his upcoming film 'Bicycle Thieves'. The actor, who is known for his films like 'Honey Bee' and 'Salt and Pepper', has just sung four lines...
  • 'Bigg Boss 7' contestant Asif Azim ready to try his luck in Bollywood November 17, 2013

    Gurgaon: Post his stint in celebrity reality show 'Bigg Boss', Bangaldeshi model Asif Azim is eyeing a Bollywood move and hopes to land a film role soon. "I have been in India for more than 10 years but I was travelling a lot so I did not get much time...
  • Bigg Boss 7: Model Asif Azim evicted from the house October 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Asif Azim was evicted from the "Bigg Boss Saath 7" house Saturday. He was a wild card entry. His eviction came after the midweek ousting of yoga teacher Viveik Mishra. Unlike the other contestants on the show, Asif, who entered the show in September end, did not usually react to situations....
  • Bigg Boss 7: Armaan Kohli abuses Kamya, hits Elli October 23, 2013

    New Delhi: There have been a lot of instances in the Bigg Boss house that have made Armaan Kohli lash out on other housemates. After he picked a fight with Kushal and Andy, people had started hating him and have been giving him advice on anger management. Even after repeated...
  • Bigg Boss 7: Shilpa Agnihotri evicted from the house October 20, 2013

    Mumbai: TV actress Shilpa Agnihotri had to leave her husband Apoorva Agnihotri alone in the 'Bigg Boss Saath7' house as she was voted out of the reality show Saturday night. The actress had entered the show with her actor husband when the show began on Colors channel Sep 15. While Shilpa was...
  • Bigg Boss 7: Gauhar collapses, Shilpa blasts Armaan October 16, 2013

    New Delhi: The unpredictable twists in the game have always left the Bigg Boss housemates stunned. One month has passed and the housemates are slowly realizing that mind games are taking over the genuine play inside the house. In the morning, Shilpa told Andy not to keep mum if anybody...
  • Court orders Asif Ali Zardari to appear in reopened graft cases October 14, 2013

    Islamabad:An anticorruption court in Pakistan on Monday summoned former president Asif Ali Zardari to appear in corruption cases opened this month just weeks after he stepped down on completion of his term. The cases were stalled as Zardari enjoyed presidential immunity, and earlier this month the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) court's...
  • Bigg Boss 7: For Rajat Rawail, Armaan is an angel and Asif the devil September 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Recently evicted from the 'Bigg Boss' house, actorproducer Rajat Rawail called Armaan an angel while speaking to Salman Khan on Sunday's episode. Rawail, who was suffering from depression, wanted to leave the show on health grounds. Armaan was given the 'Angel of the house' title given...