25.08.2012 [Washington Bangla Radio] - Incidentally, Janiva is also the first Ghazal performer to pay tributes to Jagjit Singh and Mehdi Hassan in Kolkata. In the little free time Janiva has, she loves to listen to Ghazals and some instrumental music - mainly those on violin, piano and
Khan (; July 18, 1927 – June 13, 2012) was a Pakistani ghazal singer and a former playback singer for Lollywood. He is famously known as the "King of Ghazal". In 1979, he was awarded K. L. Saigal Sangeet Shehenshah Award by the Government of India. Indian singer Lata Mangeshkar who has been awarded Bharat Ratna once compared his songs to the "voice of god". He was honored with Tamgha-e-Imtiaz, Pride of Performance and Hilal-e-Imtiaz by the Government of Pakistan. In 1983, in the court of King Birendra he was awarded Gorkha Dakshina Bahu by the Government of Nepal. He remained a leading singer of film industry along with Ahmed Rushdi. Mehdi Hassan died on 13 June 2012 after a protracted illness, in a private hospital in Karachi. The highest civilian honor of Pakistan is conferred on him Nishan-e-Imtiaz
06.09.2012 [Gulf Today] - DUBAI: Prominent showbiz personalities from Pakistan will gather in Dubai to pay a glowing tribute to Ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan on Sept.28. The event is being organised by Boulevard One, at centerpoint, Ducat, Mall of Emirates. Anwar Maqsood, a
03.09.2012 [DAWN.com] - Educationist Dr Mehdi Hassan said the whole world was afraid of religious education being imparted to children in local madrassahs. Stating that only four per cent children were seeking education in madrassahs, he added that if the government ensured
30.08.2012 [The News International] - In the fourth incident, unidentified thieves took away cash and gold ornaments from the house of Mehdi Hassan at Warab Narayan Singh. POWER SHUTDOWN: People are facing problems due to unscheduled 12 hours power loadshedding in the city and its
28.08.2012 [The News International] - Shafqat Bhatti, son of former MNA Mehdi Hassan Bhatti and nephew of Federal Minister Liaquat Abbas Bhatti, visited the SNGPL office and asked Bilal, a clerk, to install the meter immediately. On the refusal of the clerk, Shafqat Bhatti tortured the clerk.
14.06.2012 [Rediff] - Poignant tributes continued to pour in for legendary singer Mehdi Hassan who passed away yesterday. Amitabh Bachchan tweeted: 'Deeply pained to learn of the passing away of Mehndi Hasan, in Pakistan .. a vocalist of immense fame and unique sonorous
14.06.2012 [Pakistan Observer] - Karachi—Founder and leader of Muttahida Quami Movement Altaf Hussain expressing profound anguish over the demise of legendary vocalist Mehdi Hassan has noted that through his unrivalled singing he had immensely contributed towards strengthening
19.06.2012 [Khabar South Asia] - The passing of Mehdi Hassan (84), one of the greatest Hindustani classical singers, in Karachi on Wednesday (June 13th), was mourned across South Asia. Though a lung disorder since 2002 made it harder for this diversely talented artist to record new
15.06.2012 [PakistanToday.com.pk] - PU college of arts condoles death of Mehdi Hassan: The teachers and students of Punjab University College of Arts & Design have expressed their heartfelt grief and sorrow over the demise of Mehdi Hassan. Principal Prof Dr Rahat Naveed Masud said Mehdi
24.06.2012 [Global Voices en español] - Mehdi Hassan Khan, [en] también conocido como el «rey del gazal», murió el miércoles 13 de junio de 2012, tras una larga enfermedad en el hospital de la ciudad de Karachi, en Pakistán. El cantante de gazal, de 84 años, llevaba 12 años sufriendo esta
15.08.2011 Mehdi Hassan Literature. 41. Nasara Wazir Ali Public Service. 42. Dr. Javed Sarwar Naqvi Syed (U.K.) Services to Pakistan. 43. Ms. Sharmila Faruqi, Adviser to Chief Minister Sindh for Media (Sindh) Public Service. 44. Mrs. Nargis Sethi ...