Everything you need to know about Hassan: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Hassan: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Lahore, May 15 (ANI): Co-founder of Pakistan People's Party (PPP) and renowned scholar Dr Mubashar Hassan has urged the Indian government to unilaterally offer Pakistan 500MW electricity.
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) Nawaz Sharif was Sunday poised to return to power after a 14-year hiatus and Pakistan was set to make a transition from one democratically elected government to another as most results of the National Assembly polls came in.
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) In what could be regarded as a major departure from custom, Kamal Haasan is all set to view his friend and professional rival Rajinikanth's latest film, the long-awaited "Kochadaiyaan".
Hyderabad, May 11 (IANS) Iran is looking for more business with India in non-oil sectors to boost the bilateral trade, said its Consul General Hassan Noorian who sees great potential for cooperation in various non-oil fields like pharma, IT, electronics, automobile spare parts and food processing.
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) In what could be regarded as a major departure from the custom, Kamal Hassan is all set to view his friend and professional rival Rajinikanth's latest film, the long-awaited "Kochadaiyaan".
Islamabad, May 10 (ANI): The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan has pledged to get to the bottom of the sudden decision of captain Mushfiqur Rahim's resignation, hinting that there were other contributing factors behind the decision.
United Nations, May 10 (IANS) A senior UN official stressed that the upcoming elections in the Maldives represent an important opportunity to move forward with its democratic transition.
Beijing, May 9 (Xinhua-ANI): The Lebanese Hezbollah's chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah warned Israel Thursday that his militia is ready to receive "game-changing weapons" from Syria.
Bangalore, May 8 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party (SP) Wednesday became the unlikely spoiler of celebration in JD-S president H.D. Deve Gowda's family by defeating his daughter-in-law in Karnataka.
Beirut, May 5 (IANS) The Lebanese Hezbollah's political council has said the group stands ready to engage in the fight to prevent Syria's collapse as well as being controlled by Israel and the US, a media report said.
Kuala Lumpur, May 2 (IANS) Bahrain Football Association chief Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa Thursday achieved a convincing victory in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) presidential election, replacing its disgraced former boss Mohamed Bin Hammam.
London, May. 1 (ANI): For the first time, Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah has confirmed that the powerful Lebanese Shia organisation is helping President Bashar al-Assad fight the uprising against his rule - and will stand by him.
Kuala Lumpur, April 30 (IANS) The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is this week set to elect its new chief who will have an uphill battle to refurbish the image and reputation of Asian football's governing body left tarnished by its disgraced former boss Mohamed Bin Hammam.
Islamabad, Apr. 19 (ANI): Former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf, who was once a leading figure in the war against terrorism, has now found himself facing charges of terrorism. He has also been charged as an absconder after he evaded immediate arrest following the cancellation of his pre-arrest bail in the Islamabad High Court.
Casablanca (Morocco), April 15 (IANS) Tommy Robredo of Spain beat Kevin Anderson of South Africa 7-6 (8-6), 4-6 and 6-3 to win the Grand Prix Hassan II tennis tournament here.
Casablanca, April 14 (IANS) Spanish tennis player Tommy Robredo and Kevin Anderson of South Africa will clash in the Grand Prix Hassan II final.
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) In the current calendar year, ONGC remain unbeaten in their home matches at the Ambedkar Stadium. They have scalped United Sikkim FC, East Bengal, and Salgaocar and drawn with league leaders Churchill Brothers and Santosh Kashyap's team will try and extend the streak when they meet fancied Pune FC Sunday.
Peshawar, Apr. 11 (ANI): Taking a tough stand despite increasing pressure from the United States, Iranian Consul General Hassan Darvishvand has said that the long awaited Iran-Pakistan (IP) gas pipeline is to be completed "at all costs" by the end of 2014.
London, Apr 11 (ANI): The Iranian authorities have planned to launch their own 3D mapping service that would rival Google Earth, which Tehran claims is a tool for western spy agencies.
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Four people who planned to extort Rs.1 crore from a businessman to become rich overnight have been arrested, police said Monday.
Islamabad, Apr 6 (ANI): Pakistan's hardline party Jamaat-e-Islami has been secretly reaching out to some of the American diplomats as one of its key leaders met a top USA diplomat in recent days, a report has said.
Abu Dhabi, March 31 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabhi and Somalia have held talks over the existing bilateral relations and explored ways to enhance them. Both sides also discussed latest developments and issues of mutual interest.
Srinagar, Mar 30 (ANI): Picturesque and historic Mughal gardens have geared up to get a facelift ahead of tourist season in Srinagar.
Islamabad, Mar. 28 (ANI): The Supreme Court of Pakistan has refused to take direct action against former president Pervez Musharraf over Dr Mubashir Hassan's plea seeking his disqualification from the upcoming elections. The petitioner has argued that Musharraf violated the constitution on November 3, 2007, by imposing emergency in the country, reports the Daily Times.
Panaji, March 26 (IANS) A suspended mines department employee had masterminded the killing of a small time real estate dealer, who was found dead with his throat slit March 21, Goa Police claimed Tuesday.
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) ONGC's love affair with the Ambedkar Stadium continued and their unbeaten streak in the I-League at home this season stretched to nine games when they held league leaders Churchill Brothers to a 1-1 draw.
Baghdad, March 20 (Xinhua-ANI): An al-Qaida militant group in Iraq on Wednesday claimed responsibility for Tuesday's wave of bombings in central Iraq, which left 60 people killed.
Jammu, March 15 (IANS) Fruit exports from Jammu and Kashmir registered a turnover of Rs.4,200 crore in the financial year 2012-13, state Agriculture Minister Ghulam Hassan Mir said here Friday.
Nairobi, March 9 (IANS) Kenyan presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta was Saturday declared elected after gaining 50.07 percent of the votes cast, chairman of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Isaack Hassan announced.
Nairobi, March 9 (IANS) Kenyan presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta was Saturday declared elected after gaining 50.07 percent of the votes cast, chairman of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Isaack Hassan announced, Xinhua reported.
Male, Mar. 5 (ANI): Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed has been arrested and will face charges of abuse of power during his tenure.
Kuala Lumpur, Mar 4 (ANI): Malaysian state Penang's Consumer Association has called on Indian movie fans in the country to stop 'over idolising' the posters and cut-outs of Tamil film actors in the theatres.
Nairobi, March 3 (IANS) Kenya's electoral body said Saturday it has registered 22,600 local and international observers to monitor Monday's general elections in this east African nation, Xinhua reported.
London, Mar 2 (ANI): The Maldives government has said it is seeking to halt the public flogging of a 15-year-old girl who had been repeatedly raped by her step-father following outrage.
Islamabad, Mar. 1 (ANI): Top Pakistani politicians have extended full backing to the efforts to initiate dialogue with the Taliban.
Male, Feb. 26 (Xinhua-ANI): Former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed has had talks with diplomats accredited to the Maldives based in Colombo on the current political situation in the country, Nasheed's spokesman said on Tuesday.
Colombo, Feb 24 (IANS) The US Sunday condemned the attacks on Maldivian journalists after three of them were attacked in capital Male.
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Director Abhinay Deo, who is co-writing and co-producing the Indian version of the popular American TV show "24", says its shooting will begin Monday.
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) Governors of nine American states, both Democratic and Republican, have acknowledged the value of investment by Indian companies and the impact it is having on economic growth of their states.
Kuala Lumpur, Feb. 20 (ANI): Malaysia's Home Ministry has lifted the ban on the controversial Tamil film, Vishwaroopam.
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Islamabad, Feb. 14 (Xinhua-ANI): At least four people were killed and 13 others injured on Thursday afternoon when a bomb ripped through a busy market in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region of Orakzai Agency, local media reported.
Male, Feb 14 (IANS) Maldivian President Mohammed Waheed Hassan must quit and an interim, caretaker government should be set up, former president Mohamed Nasheed demanded Thursday.
London, Feb 6 (ANI): A young Somali woman, who accused the country's security forces of raping her, has been given a one-year jail sentence for making a false accusation and insulting the government.
Kuala Lumpur, Feb. 3 (ANI): Malaysia's Home Ministry will be meeting film distributor, Lotus Fivestar AV, next week over the banned Tamil film Vishwaroopam.
Chennai, Feb. 2 (ANI): The trilateral talks between the Tamil Nadu Government, Kamal Hassan and Muslim groups held here on Saturday, broke the impasse over the screening of film 'Vishwaroopam' in the state, as the veteran actor-director has agreed to edit some scenes and sound clips, that the Muslim groups have found objectionable.
Mumbai, Jan. 31 (ANI): Expressing his gratitude towards Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa for coming forward on the issue of banning his film 'Vishwaroopam', veteran actor and director Kamal Hassan on Thursday said that he is touched by the overwhelming support he is getting from his fans, film fraternity and media.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has said that it is the fears of violent protest against the movie "Vishwaroopam" is the cause behind its ban in the state and she has ruled out any grudge against the actor Kamal Kassan. She has also announced that she would file criminal cases
Kuala Lumpur, Jan. 30 (ANI): The Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) has urged the government to lift the suspension of Viswaroopam, a Tamil film directed by legendary Indian actor Kamal Hassan.
Male, Jan.29 (ANI): Maldives Foreign Minister Abdul Samad Abdulla has admitted that relations between India and Maldives have deteriorated following the premature cancellation of the GMR airport development contract.
Male, Jan.29 (ANI): The Maldives Government has agreed to conditions proposed by India to relax the clamp on the free on arrival visa granted to Maldivians to visit India.
Islamabad, Jan.29 (ANI): Former Pakistan Army Chief of General Staff Lt. Gen. (retired) Shahid Aziz's recent revelation of naming four top army officers as being solely responsible for the 1999 Kargil War, is the first time that someone this senior in the military hierarchy of that time has spoken in such detail and with such frankness about the fiasco.
Washington, Jan 28 (IANS) British-born US-bred actor Samrat Chakrabarti plays two contrasting roles in two new films releasing in India Friday - South Indian icon Kamal Hassan's "Vishwaroop" and Canadian filmmaker Deepa Mehta's "Midnight's Children".
Chennai, Jan. 28 (ANI): The Madras High Court on Monday posted its order till tomorrow on veteran actor Kamal Haasan's petition seeking a stay on the Tamil Nadu Government's temporary ban on his film 'Vishwaroopam' following allegations by some organisations that the movie shows Muslims in bad light.
New Delhi, Jan.27 (ANI): Before we go any further, let us understand one thing and it is that the excuse being used to ban Vishwaroopam is that the movie will influence the public perception of Muslims.
Beirut, Jan. 26 (Xinhua-ANI): Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, Secretary General of Hezbollah, said Friday that the developments in the Arab world are not "sectarian conflict."
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 26(ANI): Malaysian Home Ministry has banned Kamal Hassan's controversial Tamil movie, Vishwaroopam, and it has been withdrawn from the cinema halls, which has outraged the fans throughout the country.
Kuala Lumpur, Jan. 25 (ANI): The Penang Muslim League in Malaysia wants the National Film Development Corporation (Finas) to review a newly released Tamil movie titled Vishvaroopam.
Chennai/New Delhi/Lucknow, Jan.24 (ANI): The Madras High Court on Thursday stayed release of Kamal Hasan's movie 'Vishwaroopam' till January 28.
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) Noted actor Kamal Hassan, expressing his shock at the two-week ban ordered by the Tamil Nadu government on his film "Vishwaroopam" after objections from Muslim organisations, said Thursday he would seek a legal remedy.
Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) With Muslim organisations objecting to actor-filmmaker Kamal Hassan's movie "Vishwaroopam" on the ground that it portrays the community in bad light, the Tamil Nadu government Wednesday banned it for 15 days.
Abu Dhabi, Jan 23 (IANS/WAM) United Arab Emirates (UAE) President Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has ordered for sending a medical aircraft to airlift an Emirati citizen, being treated at a Kuwaiti hospital following a heart stroke.
Jerusalem, Jan 22 (IANS) Israel's education ministry is trying to encourage army recruitment in high schools across the country by giving economic benefits to those teachers that motivate more students to join the military draft.
Washington, Jan. 18 (ANI): The United States has recognized Somalia's government for the first time in more than two decades.
Washington, Jan 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US has officially recognised the Somali government in Mogadishu after more than two decades.
London, Jan. 17 (ANI): The head of one of Russia's most powerful crime gangs, known as 'Grandpa Hassan', was gunned down outside a Moscow restaurant.
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 11 (IANS) Malayalam actress Rima Kallingal will portray the role of girl with a lot of complexities in V.K. Prakash's forthcoming movie "Mili".
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): Qatar Golf Association president Hassan al Nuaimi has claimed Tiger Woods is not worth his three million dollar appearance fee on the same day the ace golfer announced he will make his U.S. PGA Tour debut in two weeks at California's Torrey Pines golf course
London, Jan. 11 (ANI): Somalia pirate Mohamed Abdi Hassan, known as 'big mouth', has decided of moving on after being in the piracy game for eight years.
Islamabad, Jan 2 (IANS) At least seven Pakistani soldiers were Wednesday kidnapped by militants from a small town around 120 km from Islamabad, just days after 22 security personnel were abducted from the northwest tribal region, a media report said.
Hassan (Karnataka), Dec 31 (IANS) A lawmaker of opposition Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) from Arasikere assembly constituency in Hassan was Monday sentenced to one year in jail by a local court here for violating the poll code during the 2009 parliamentary elections in the state.
New Delhi, Dec 31 (ANI): Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Monday rubbished reports that he was being seen as a contender for the coveted post of the Prime Minister in 2014, saying he knew his limitations.
Quetta/Washington, Dec.31 (ANI): The military offensive in Mashkay town of Awaran district of Balochistan entered its seventh day on Monday (December 31).
London, Dec 30 (ANI): A woman from Liverpool, who was suffering from an incurable liver cancer, was saved by using a tissue from a cow's heart to rebuild her liver.
Islamabad, Dec. 30 (Xinhua-ANI): Pakistan Taliban have killed 21 security personnel kidnapped by them during an attack on a checkpoint in NW Pakistan several days ago, reported local media Geo on Sunday.
Islamabad, Dec 30 (IANS) The Taliban have killed 21 Pakistani security personnel whom they abducted a few days ago from a check post, a media report said Sunday.
Kuala Lumpur, Dec. 16 (ANI): Kamal Hassan is hoping to grasp international audience with his big-budget thriller 'Vishwaroopam'.
Karachi, Dec. 16 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is yet to take a decision on whether to let its players participate in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) early next year, even though the deadline to issue No Objection Certificates for the event has passed.
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor and director Abhinay Deo, who are working on developing the Indian version of American TV series "24", are said to be on a hunt for 30 new faces for the show.
London, Dec. 13 (ANI): Qatar's 2022 World Cup organisers have reiterated their commitment over holding the mega football tournament in summer temperatures of up to 41C (105.8F) despite a growing campaign to move it to the winter.
Mumbai, Dec 12 (IANS) Actor Anil Kapoor, who is bringing the Indian adaptation of award-winning American TV series "24" to the small screen, hopes his attempt bridges the gap between TV and films in the country.
Dubai, Dec. 9 (ANI): Ang Lee, who was recently interviewed by one of his fans Kamal Haasan for a television channel, has revealed that he is "totally stunned" by the Tamil actor's brilliance.
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Argentina will bestow one of its highest civilian honours, Order de Mayo - Officer of the Order, to Peter Toghrille Hassan, an adviser to industry association FICCI.
Karachi, Dec. 6 (ANI): Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) president General Arif Hassan has urged sports authorities in the country to clean up their act and get serious following the ban handed out to India by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Former prime minister and Janata Dal-Secular MP from Hassan in Karnataka H.D. Deve Gowda Wednesday said he was "totally opposed" to FDI in multi-brand retail.
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) The UPA government Tuesday slammed the BJP over its opposition to foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail and said it is confident of its numbers in the Lok Sabha, which begins a debate on the issue at 2 p.m.
London, Dec. 3 (ANI): British intelligence agency MI6 told an agent not to kill a senior al-Qaeda leader because lawyers advised them they would be breaking the law.
Sanaa, Dec 1 (ANI): Security forces in southern Yemen have reportedly arrested a "dangerous" Al Qaida chief who took part in several attacks.
New Delhi, Nov. 30 (ANI): The GMR versus Maldives government saga threatens to blow up into a major fracas. The Waheed government has given GMR 30 days to wind up its $500 million operations for the upgradation, modernization and management of the airport in the capital, Male.
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 28(ANI): An Islamic political party has urged the government of Malaysia to ban a concert by Elton John, saying the openly gay British pop icon promotes immoral values.
Male, Nov 28 (IANS) The Maldives government of President Mohamed Waheed Hassan Manik used xenophobia, nationalism and religious extremism to attack Indian firm GMR and annul an agreement to manage the airport in Male, former president Mohamed Nasheed said Wednesday.
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Actor Anil Kapoor, who is set to bring the Indian adaption of award?winning American TV series "24" to the small screen, says he is willing to cast daughter Sonam Kapoor if there is a role for her.
Islamabad, Nov 27 (IANS) Newborn twins in a hospital in Pakistan's Rawalpindi city have been badly bitten by rats, media reports said Tuesday.
Addis Ababa, Nov 25 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Ethiopia have held talks over progress being made in signing of agreements in various fields between the two countries.
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) A top aide of former Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed Thursday accused incumbent Waheed Hassan of "playing India against China" in his country and pushed for seeking "military help" from India to "defuse" the current situation in the island country.
United Nations, Nov 22 (IANS) UN Secretary?General Ban Ki?moon and top leaders of the European Union (EU) hailed the ceasefire in Gaza between Israel and the Hamas, and commended Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi for his efforts.
Bangalore, Nov 17 (IANS) With just six months to go for the Karnataka polls and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) facing a split, it is testing time for many state politicians who have begun to assess their electoral fortunes and weigh party?hopping options.
Tehran, Nov 10 (IANS) Iran has said the re-election of Barack Obama as the US president will not influence Tehran's nuclear programme, Xinhua reported.
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Six foreign envoys, including Japan's Ambassador to India Takeshi Yagi, presented their credentials to President Pranab Mukherjee here Thursday.
New Delhi, Nov 8 (ANI): Envoys of six nations presented their credentials to President Pranab Mukherjee at a ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan today.