Saturday, February 19, 2011
Pakistani Singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan has been charged under Customs Act for carrying undeclared foreign currency. His manager Maroof also faces similar charges.
According to Indian TV that the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) will now confiscate the currency and the issue will go to a quasi-judicial authority headed by a Customs officer.
The authority will be go through charges and will adjudicate what is the penalty and the quantum. After paying penalty, Rahat and Mahroof can leave.
The singer, along with his manager and owner of
|Virender Sehwag smashed a career-best 175 off 140 balls to power India to 370-4 after they were asked to bat by Bangladesh in the opening match of the World Cup on Saturday.|
A sell-out crowd of 25,000 at the Sher-e-Bangla stadium watched in stunned silence as the aggressive opener lashed 14 boundaries and five sixes in his 14th one-day century.
Young Virat Kohli chipped in with 100 not out to leave the Tigers with a daunting target of 7.5 runs an over in the first Cup game between the two sides since
Sectary information Pakistan Peoples party (PPP) Fauzia Wahab has resigned from her party office on Saturday.
Talking to media here Wahab said that the statement regarding Raymond Davis was personal her view adding that she had a proud for being a part of PPP.
She said that she would continue to work as a worker for party.
The legendary India batsman Sachin Tendulkar Saturday equaled Pakistani great Javed Miandad’s record of six consecutive appearances in the Cricket World Cup (CWC) in the opening game against Bangladesh at Mirpur.
The 37-year-old veteran star Sachin, made his World Cup debut in 1992 World Cup which Pakistan won under Imran Khan with Javed Miandad was featuring in his fifth CWC after making his debut in the inaugural competition held in England in 1975.
Mumbai-based super star, Sachin Tendulkar had the
The Anti-Terrorist Court (ATC) in Rawalpindi on Saturday issued non-bailable arrest warrant for former president Pervez Musharrad in connection with Benazir Bhutto murder case.
Earlier, the ATC had, while issuing the bailable warrant, warned that it would issue the non-bailable warrant if Musharraf failed to appear before the court on February 19.
The court on Saturday ordered the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) dispatch the warrant to former army chief’s residence in Islamabad and London.
The court, later, adjourned the hearing till March 5.
Pakistan Muslim League-N (PMLN) chief Nawaz Sharif said on Saturday the government disappointed the nation over the 10-point agenda, blaming the president for the failure of every attempt by his party to resolve national issues.
Addressing a meeting of party workers from here at his residence, the former prime minister said PMLN cooperated to full extent with government but the president Asif Ali Zardari considered his sincerity as weakness and had broke all the agreements.
Referring to his 10-point agenda given to the
India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni embarrassingly forgot the name of one of his own players at the toss for Saturday’s World Cup opener against Bangladesh on Saturday.
Dhoni was stumped by TV interviewer Ravi Shastri as they stood in the middle at the Sher-e-Bangla stadium when the name of omitted left-arm pace bowler Ashish Nehra escaped him.
“(Ravichandran) Ashwin, (Piyush) Chawla, (Virat) Kohli and…. one other guy won’t play,” smiled Dhoni, after being asked to name his team line-up.
|A walk on the Sinquerim beach may be what Bollywood heart-throb Lara Dutta and tennis pro Mahesh Bhupathi look forward to after their wedding here Saturday. But that may not be possible because the beach itself has practically disappeared thanks to a grounded cargo vessel.|
However, the celebrity wedding at the Taj holiday village resort has provided Goa’s environmental activists an opportunity to once again bring up the issue of the massive beach erosion caused by the grounding of M.V. River Princess on the nearby Candolim beach in