Rizwan

  • Snapshot: Bangalore Congress candidate gets a haircut before voting April 17, 2014

    Congress candidate from Bangalore Central Rizwan Arshad got a haircut before voting on Thursday. He is one of the youngest candidates of the Congress in the country. ...
  • LS polls: Rahul Gandhi to campaign for Nandan Nilekani in Bangalore April 7, 2014

    Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will campaign on Monday for party candidates Nandan Nilekani, Rizwan Arshad and C Narayanaswamy contesting from the three Lok Sabha seats in Bangalore. "Gandhi will address a huge public meeting Monday evening in the National College grounds at Basavangudi, a part of the Bangalore South constituency,...
  • Hollywood is opening up to Indian origin actors: Rizwan Manji January 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Indo-Canadian actor Rizwan Manji, who will be seen sharing the screen space with Leonardo DiCaprio in Martin Scorsese's film 'The Wolf of Wall Street', feels a space is opening up for Indian characters in Hollywood. Manji, best known for his roles in 'American Desi', 'Charlie Wilson's War', 'Morning...
  • Today was India's worst performance in Junior WC: Clark December 14, 2013

    New Delhi: India finished a disappointing 10th in the Hero Junior Men's Hockey World Cup after losing to arch-rivals Pakistan in the penalty shoot-out and chief coach Gregg Clark said it was the home team's "worst performance" in the 16-team quadrennial event. Pakistan finished ninth after beating India 4-2 in the...
  • Malala, survivor of Taliban, resented in Pakistan hometown October 11, 2013

    For many of her compatriots, Malala Yousafzai is a stooge of the United States and a CIA agent, a symbol of the West's evils and a global conspiracy to bring down her native Pakistan. She has won the European Union's prestigious human rights award and was one of the favourites to win...
  • 1993 Bombay blasts: Dutt feeling suffocated in 'Anda' cell May 17, 2013

    Mumbai: Lodged in an egg-shaped high-security 'Anda' cell, Sanjay Dutt is feeling "suffocated" in its confines, which are generally used to house terror suspects and hardcore criminals, and the actor pleaded a TADA court on Friday to shift him to another cell as he is not a terrorist. Rizwan Merchant, counsel...
  • Uttar Pradesh: Spurned lover sets girl on fire March 22, 2013

    Moradabad: A young girl was set on fire by a jilted lover in Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday. The police say that the accused lured the girl into his house where he tried to coerce her to marry him. When she refused, he and his friends poured kerosene on...
  • Would be hard to find Pak players' replacements: Charlesworth January 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Mumbai Magicians coach Ric Charlesworth Wednesday conceded that it would be hard for his team to find replacements for the four Pakistani players who were sent back home following cross-border tension. "They were the best players. We can't replace them as they were very good. Our Pakistan goalkeeper Imran...
  • Pakistan players make quiet exit from HIL January 16, 2013

    New Delhi: The Pakistani players Wednesday made a quiet exit from the ongoing Hockey India League with six of them leaving for their respective cities from the Capital after Hockey India decided to send them back following the brutal killing of Indian soldiers along the LOC. While Delhi Waveriders players Mohammed...
  • Our team is yet to find proper combination: Dwyer January 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Punjab Warriors captain Jamie Dwyer said they were still struggling to find right combination as they opened Hockey India League campaign with a 1-2 defeat against hosts Delhi Waveriders here on Monday. "The team combination is not there and we expect to get it better in the...
  • Will try to learn from Sardar Singh: Rizwan January 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Pakistan's star forward Mohammad Rizwan Sr. is a big fan of Indian captain Sardar Singh and wants to pick up a few nuances of the game from him when the two play together for the Delhi Waveriders in the upcoming Hockey India League. Rizwan has been bought by...
  • 'Rush' Music Review: Pritam's songs are ordinary October 21, 2012

    Music Director: Pritam Lyricists: Sayeed Quadri, Kumaar, Ashish Pandit and Hard Kaur Singers: Shaan, Ash King, Rizwan-Muazzam, Jazzy B, Hard Kaur, Anupam Amod, Tulsi Kumar, Adnan Sami, Javed Bashir and Inderpreet Singh Rating: 2 out of 5 Expectations ride high in the music department of every film where Emraan Hashmi plays the lead. But...
  • Hockey: Pakistan hold Spain 1-1; Aus spank SA 6-0 July 30, 2012

    London: Pakistan held 2008 Olympic silver medallists Spain to a 1-1 draw on the opening day of the men's Olympic hockey competition at the London Games after Australian captain Jamie Dwyer's spurred the World champions to a runaway 6-0 win over South Africa here today. Pakistan wasted several scoring chances after...
  • First Look: Puneet Issar's 'I Am Singh' November 3, 2011

    New Delhi: After making a directorial debut with Salman Khan starrer Garv, actor Puneet Issar makes a comeback with his film I Am Singh. Puneet has written the script of the film and claims that it is inspired from some real life incidents. The film revolves around Sikhs staying in...
  • CJ Show: Citizens Turn CJ to Fight Back October 8, 2011

    Citizens fight against illegal construction and apathetic authorities. ...
  • CJ Rizwan battles against illegal construction October 8, 2011

    Rizwan questions authorities on their negligence regarding illegal construction in Old Delhi, killing 7 people. ...
  • CJ fighting against discrimination May 16, 2010

    Shaheen Jaffri raising the cause of her brother, who has been suffering for celebral palsy. Rizwan afflicted with cerebral palsy, was not allowed to board an Indigo Airlines flight to Mumbai in May 4. ...
  • Airline refuses to fly mentally-challenged man May 7, 2010

    New Delhi: Rizwan Jaffri has been afflicted with cerebral palsy since he was three. The 38-year-old displays many childlike traits, but has never been a nuisance to those around him enabling him to lead a relatively normal life. “He's 38-years old but his mind is like a six-years-old child....
  • First Cut: 'Karthik Calling Karthik' is touching March 28, 2010

    In Karthik Calling Karthik (KCK), Farhan Akhtar plays the title role. Karthik is basically a loser, a simple, middle class guy who lacks confidence and is forever bullied in life. He does not like to use mobilephones - for the same reason that Rizwan Khan (Shah Rukh Khan) in My...
  • Terror scare shuts down Pak education institutes October 21, 2009

    Islamabad: All government and private schools, colleges and universities throughout Pakistan have been closed after fears of terrorists attacks in the wake of twin suicide bombings at a university campus on Tuesday, officials said. The News on Wednesday quoted the officials as saying that all educational institutions will remain closed till...
  • Calcutta HC stays Rizwanur verdict for two weeks August 14, 2008

    New Delhi: The Kolkata High Court has stayed the verdict in the high profile "forced suicide case of Rizwanur Rahman" for two weeks. The court has also asked the CBI to file a chargesheet against all the seven accused. 30-year-old Rizwanur Rahman was a graphic designer from Kolkata. He had been found...
  • Rizwan case: Court grants CBI more time for probe December 17, 2007

    New Delhi: The Calcutta High Court has granted the CBI till January 8 to submit its report on the mysterious death of graphics designer Rizwan Ur Rehman. CBI counsel Ranjan Roy pleaded before Justice Soumitra Pal that the investigating agency be granted time to submit its report before the court as...
  • Rizwan case: Eyewitness says he saw the abduction November 5, 2007

    Kolkata: After the CBI team probing the death case grilled the man who dramatically claimed on Saturday evening that he had seen Rizwan being abducted on the day of his death in September, the question that’s doing the rounds now is whether Rizwan was kidnapped. 43 days after computer graphic designer...
  • 'I'll kill myself in 5 min, let me hear her once' October 25, 2007

    New Delhi: New twists and turns are emerging in the in the already convoluted Rizwanur Rahman death probe. Sources in the CBI have told CNN-IBN that Priyanka's father, Ashok Todi may have faked a heart attack to bring his daughter back home. Priyanka left Rizwanur and went to her parents only...
  • Rizwanur death case: CBI begins probe October 20, 2007

    New Delhi: In a latest development in the Rizwanur death case, a seven-member CBI team on Saturday visited Patipukur area, the place where the body of Rizwanur was found. Rizwanur died under mysterious circumstances following his marriage to the daughter of an industrialist Ashok Todi. The CBI team is led by...
  • Rizwan's family reacts to news of CBI involvement October 19, 2007

    New Delhi: The CBI has taken up the probe into the mysterious death of graphics designer Rizwanur Rehman after the Calcutta High Court ordered it go into the circumstances leading to Rizwan's death. CNN-IBN correspondent Sukarno Sen caught up with Rizwan's family to get their reaction on the latest developments. ...
  • Rizwan case: CM transfers commissioner, 4 other top cops October 18, 2007

    Kolkata: It took more than three weeks of relentless public pressure for West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharya to finally act decisively in the murder case of graphics designer Rizwanur Rehman. Along with the Kolkata Police Commissioner, he transferred several deputy commissioners, an assistant commissioner and a sub inspector, all...
  • Left meets on Rizwan case, wants action against cops October 17, 2007

    New Delhi: In an emergency meeting on Wednesday, West Bengal's ruling Left Front recommended action against the erring police officers in the Rizwanur case. The Calcutta High Court order for the CBI probe had given fresh ammunition to the Opposition parties to target the government. "Whatever cooperation is required by the...
  • Buddhadeb says cops guilty: Rizwan's brother October 13, 2007

    New Delhi: West Bengal Chief Minister, Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, met murdered graphics designer, Rizwanur Rahman's mother at her residence on Saturday, in what is being seen as a damage control exercise on part of the state government. Earlier Rizwan's mother, Kishwar Jahan, had expressed desire to meet the Chief Minister, but then...
  • Rizwanur case: WB govt rules out CBI inquiry October 11, 2007

    New Delhi: In a latest development in the Rizwanur death case, the West Bengal government has ruled out a CBI probe into the mysterious death. West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee reported to have told a delegation of the Muslim leaders that Kolkata police commissioner Prasun Mukherjee, DCP (Headquarters) Gyanwant...