Asif

  • Banned Butt, Asif could face problems convincing ICC 4 days ago

    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 five-year 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 anti-government 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 8, 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 spot-fixing trio dream of comebacks February 5, 2014

    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 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 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 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 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 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 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) 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, 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...
  • Bigg Boss 7: Kushal wants Gauhar from the wishing wall September 28, 2013

    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 September 25, 2013

    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 'Bigg...
  • Pakistan Indus commission team leaves for India September 21, 2013

    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 and...
  • Mohanlal to star in Malayalam film 'Koothara' September 16, 2013

    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...
  • PHF secretary Asif Bajwa resigns after team's failure September 11, 2013

    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 which...
  • Zardari steps down as Pakistan's President, Mamnoon Hussain takes over September 8, 2013

    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 by...