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  • 'Tarnished' ex-pros made Latif snub Pakistan job 15-04-2014 11:36 PM

    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...
  • Salman Butt wants PCB to treat banned players equally 12-04-2014 08:51 PM

    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...
  • Mohammad Amir unlikely to get reprieve before World Cup 2015 22-03-2014 09:08 PM

    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,...
  • 'Yeh hai Bakrapur' has nothing to do with Shah Rukh Khan, says director Janaki Vishwanathan 19-03-2014 12:10 PM

    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 'Twitter'....
  • Asif, Nazriya to feature in 'I am Roney' 15-02-2014 04:39 PM

    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, Lal,...
  • I am impressed by Rahul Gandhi, says Bilawal Bhutto Zardari 07-02-2014 08:57 PM

    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 spot-fixing trio dream of comebacks 05-02-2014 10:36 PM

    Lahore: Pakistan`s 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 spot-fixing. On February 5, 2011 an anti-corruption tribunal of the International Cricket Council (ICC) banned the three players...
  • AAP hits out at Congress MLA who disrupted Kejriwal's press conference 30-01-2014 09:56 PM

    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 30-01-2014 02:38 PM

    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 30-01-2014 01:59 PM

    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...
  • Graft cases: Asif Ali Zardari appears in court, proceedings deferred till January 18 10-01-2014 11:50 AM

    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' 29-11-2013 05:10 PM

    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 17-11-2013 04:29 PM

    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 27-10-2013 10:34 AM

    Mumbai: Asif Azim was evicted from the "Bigg Boss- Saath 7" house Saturday. He was a wild card entry. His eviction came after the mid-week 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...
  • Bigg Boss 7: Armaan Kohli abuses Kamya, hits Elli 23-10-2013 10:01 AM

    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 20-10-2013 10:22 AM

    Mumbai: TV actress Shilpa Agnihotri had to leave her husband Apoorva Agnihotri alone in the 'Bigg Boss Saath-7' 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...
  • Bigg Boss 7: Gauhar collapses, Shilpa blasts Armaan 16-10-2013 10:55 AM

    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 14-10-2013 03:58 PM

    Islamabad:An anti-corruption 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)...
  • Bigg Boss 7: For Rajat Rawail, Armaan is an angel and Asif the devil 30-09-2013 11:16 AM

    New Delhi: Recently evicted from the 'Bigg Boss' house, actor-producer 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 by Rajat...
  • Bigg Boss 7: Kushal wants Gauhar from the wishing wall 28-09-2013 11:32 AM

    New Delhi: A week back what started off as a friendship between Kushal and Gauhar, seems to have entered a new phase now. Kushal and Gauhar, who recently shifted to the jannat section of the house, are pretty close and Kushal never misses a chance to project the same. On...
  • Survival in 'Bigg Boss' house won't be tough: Asif Azim 25-09-2013 04:31 PM

    New Delhi: British-Indian actress Hazel Keech might have found it tough to last in 'Bigg Boss - Saath 7', but Bangladeshi model Asif Azim is excited to take up the challenge. Asif will enter the 'Bigg Boss' house as a wild card entry Wednesday and he says surviving in the...
  • Pakistan Indus commission team leaves for India 21-09-2013 01:59 PM

    A six-member Pakistani delegation of Indus Water Commission on Saturday left for India and is expected to raise concerns regarding designs of four dams being built on river Chenab. Mirza Asif Baig, who is heading the team, said design issues of the four projects, including those related to spillway, intake...
  • Mohanlal to star in Malayalam film 'Koothara' 16-09-2013 06:12 PM

    Superstar Mohanlal will soon be seen in director Sreenath Rajendran's new film 'Koothara'. The actor, who has already allotted 15 days for the new movie, will be seen in a pivotal role in 'Koothara'. It is for the first time that Asif Ali, Nivin Poly, Sreenath Rajendran and Sunny Wayne...
  • PHF secretary Asif Bajwa resigns after team's failure 11-09-2013 08:50 PM

    Karachi: The under-fire secretary of the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF), Asif Bajwa resigned from his post on Wednesday after the national team failed to qualify for the FIH World Cup for the first time since 1971. Bajwa, a former Olympian, submitted his resignation to the Executive Board of the federation...
  • Zardari steps down as Pakistan's President, Mamnoon Hussain takes over 08-09-2013 05:42 PM

    In a golden moment in Pakistan's chequered 66-year political history, President Asif Ali Zardari, on Sunday, left the presidency after successfully completing his five-year term, paving the way for India-born Mamnoon Hussain to take over. Zardari is the first elected President to complete his constitutional tenure and to be replaced...
  • 2G case: SC rejects plea against bar on hearings in high courts 03-09-2013 11:14 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed pleas of 5 accused in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case who had sought a modification of the apex court's order which barred them from filing appeal in the high courts against the trial court order. The accused including DB Group promoter...
  • Pakistan unlikely to send players for 2014 HIL 02-09-2013 10:09 AM

    Ipoh: Pakistan did not play in the inaugural Hockey India League and it is extremely unlikely that they will also feature in the next year's event as Pakistan Hockey Federation is reluctant to send its players to India because of the current tension prevailing between the two nations. PHF secretary...
  • Mamnoon Hussain to take oath on September 9 01-09-2013 08:39 AM

    Pakistan President-elect Mamnoon Hussain will be sworn in by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhary on September 9. The oath taking ceremony, scheduled to be held at Aiwan-i-Sadr at 2.30 am, is to be attended by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, federal ministers, parliamentarians, and foreign ambassadors, Online news agency reported. He...
  • Petition seeks ban on Asif Ali Zardari from leaving Pakistan 31-08-2013 02:55 AM

    Pakistan's Supreme Court on Friday sought explanation from the government over a petition seeking a ban on President Asif Ali Zardari from leaving the country after his tenure ends September 8, court officials said. The petitioner said Zardari knew of the US military operation that killed Al-Qaida leader Osama bin...