JAVED AHMED

  • Denied Mumbai Police chief's post, IPS officer goes on leave February 17, 2014

    Mumbai: There is huge controversy over the appointment of Indian Police Service office Rakesh Maria as Mumbai Police Commissioner. Ahmad Javed, a senior IPS officer, has gone of leave instead of taking charge as Director General, Home Guard. Javed, who had called Maria's appointed unjust and pointed out that he was...
  • Man arrested for raping 6-year-old girl in Kolkata September 16, 2013

    A minor girl was raped by a 22-year-old man in Kolkata. The accused has been arrested, police said on Monday. The six-year-old girl was forcibly taken by the man to a neighbouring house in Topsia area where he raped her Sunday night, police said. When the girl informed her parents, the accused...
  • Dhule riot: Inquiry report to be submitted today January 11, 2013

    Dhule: Inquiry report prepared by Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) Javed Ahmed will be submitted to the Maharashtra government by Friday evening on riots that broke out in Dhule on January 6. On Thursday, the owner of the eatery, where the fight began, was arrested on charges...
  • Mumbai Police arrest Kurla serial murder suspect July 1, 2010

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police on Thursday arrested a suspect in the Kurla serial rape and murder case. The suspect identified as Javed Ahmed Shaik has been sent to 14 days of police custody. Musa Bhai, the man who helped police catch the Shaik, said that the suspect used to visit their society...
  • Delhi Police out to smash Hizbul sleeper cells August 12, 2009

    New Delhi: The Delhi police has formed special crack teams to smash Hizbul Mujahideen sleeper cells, now active in the national Capital, as revealed during interrogation of two alleged terrorists. Police sources on Tuesday said the interrogation of two alleged Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists Javed Ahmed Tantray (35) and Ashiq Ali...
  • PM condoles Bismillah Khan's death August 21, 2006

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday paid glowing tributes to Bismillah Khan, saying the shehnai maestro, "a great son of India", transformed the simple folk instrument into a renowned vehicle of Hindustani music. "I join millions of music lovers across the world in mourning the demise of this greatest...
  • In Pics: Shehnai falls silent August 21, 2006

    Ustad Bismillah Khan often said that his music is like an ocean and he has barely reached the shore. ...
  • Light a candle for Bismillah Khan August 21, 2006

    The 91yearold shehnai legend Ustad Bismillah Khan died of cardiac arrest on Monday morning. ...
  • Ustad Bismillah's unfulfilled dream August 21, 2006

    New Delhi: On the first anniversary of India's Independence, Ustad Bismillah Khan had enthralled audiences with a sterling performance from the ramparts of the Red Fort. But fate did not allow the shehnai maestro to fulfill his last wish, that of playing at India Gate. The man who mesmerised generations of Indians...
  • Halwa and songs in Khan's last hours August 21, 2006

    New Delhi: Even hours before shehnai maestro Ustad Bismillah Khan passed away, he appeared cheerful and sang a couple of songs for the attending doctors. On Sunday, the Bharat Ratna awardee was given solid food after he expressed a desire to eat homecooked halwa. President A P J Abdul Kalam, in...
  • Listen to the magic of Ustad's shehnai August 21, 2006

    New Delhi: Known as India's shehnai maestro, Ustad Bismillah Khan's name has become synonymous with the wind instrument. Born on March 21, 1916, in a small village in Bihar, Khan Saheb spent his childhood in Varanasi in UP and learnt to play the shehnai from his uncle, who was the...
  • Pay your tributes to Bismillah Khan August 21, 2006

    Shehnai maestro Ustad Bismillah Khan died at the age of 91 at a local hospital in Varnasi. ...
  • Shehnai king Bismillah Khan dead August 21, 2006

    Varanasi: Shehnai maestro Ustad Bismillah Khan died of cardiac arrest on Monday. The 91yearold Bharat Ratna awardee, who had been admitted to Heritage hospital on August 17 with agerelated health problems, passed away at 0220 hours IST. "His condition suddenly deteriorated and he suffered a cardiac arrest at 0125 hours IST. Although...
  • Bismillah Khan rushed to hospital August 17, 2006

    Varanasi: Shehnai maestro Ustad Bismillah Khan's health took a turn for the worse on Thursday morning prompting his personal physician and family members to rush him to an advanced hospital for initial treatment. Weakened by agerelated health problems and his refusal to eat solid food for the last couple of...