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DawnNews reporter dies of cardiac arrest

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LAHORE: DawnNews television Lahore bureau senior reporter Tauqeer Ghuman died of cardiac arrest here in the wee hours of Sunday. He left behind a son, daughter and widow. His elder brother had also died some six months ago. Mr Ghumman, 43, had been associated with DawnNews since 2011 and was loved for his hard work. […]


Staffer of television channel shot dead: Taliban claim responsibility for the killing

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Karachi: One person was killed when unidentified gunmen on a motorcycle fired at the Digital Satellite News Gathering (DSNG) van of “Samaa” television channel on February 12, in Karachi, the largest city of Pakistan.The person killed was twenty two years old Taimoor Abbas who was working as an Assistant on the DSNG van. The DSNG […]

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APNS condolence

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KARACHI: Sarmad Ali, President and Umer Mujib Shami, Secretary General of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society on behalf of the office-bearers and members of the Society have expressed profound grief over the sad demise of Malik Ayaz Khokhar, Resident Editor of Daily Jhoke, Multan. The APNS office-bearers expressed their condolence and prayed that Almighty Allah […]

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Condolence

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Patron in Chief of Korangi Association of Trade and Industry (KATI) SM Muneer, President KATI Zahid Saeed, Senior vice president Saleem Uzzaman and other office bearers of the association condoled over the death of mother of Senior President of KATI, Syed Wajid Hussin, in a statement. KATI office bearers and senior members expressed their deep […]

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Condolence reference held

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Rawalpindi: Rawalpindi Arts Council arranged a condolence reference in memory of senior poet, columnist and ‘Sukhanwar’ president of Aftab Zia. Arshad Malik, Wafa Chishti, Mehboob Zafar, Anjum Khaleeq, Dr Zahid Chughtai, Rana Abdul Baqi, Jalil Aali, Yousaf Hassan, Professor Mqsood Jafferi, Naveed Malik, Mazhar Shahzad, Farkhanda Shamim, Naheed Manzoor and Resident Director Waqar Ahmed paid […]

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Death anniversary of Ch Rasheed today

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LAHORE: The 18th death anniversary of Chaudhry Rasheed Ahmed, the former Lifelong President of Akhbar Faroosh Union Lahore is being observed on Sunday (today). Quran Khawani for the eternal peace of the late will be held at Akhbar market, 1-Mayo Hospital Lahore at 4.pm.—PR Business Recorder 

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Ex-president of Mardan Press Club dies

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MARDAN: The former president of Mardan Press Club, Mohammad Shafi died of cardiac arrest here Saturday. The funeral prayers of the deceased were offered at Pirano Park on Sunday. His relatives, well-wishers, journalists, elected representatives and government officials attended his Nimaz-i-Janaza. Later he was laid to rest at his ancestral graveyard, Syed Jalal Bukhari Baba. […]

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CPJ seeks probe into journalist’s murder

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ISLAMABAD: The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) on Saturday asked the Pakistan government to investigate the fatal shooting of a journalist in Kalat, Balochistan. In a statement, the media watchdog demanded action against those responsible for the killing of 37-year-old Mohammad Jan Shahbaz Samalani, who was returning to home late on Thursday night […]

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Rauf Shaikh of The News passes away

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LAHORE: Senior journalist Rauf Sheikh, Editor Coordination, The News, Lahore passed away on Saturday night. He was 59. He suffered respiratory problem as he entered the office. His condition deteriorated while being shifted to the Services Hospital. Doctors did their best to revive him, but failed. Mr Sheikh started his journalistic career from The Pakistan […]

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