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Dr Majid Nizami: A man of discipline, principles

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Today on the third death anniversary of Mr. Majid Nizami we are commemorating his leadership and role of anchor for the whole nation. Nizami Sahib the man who had nerves of iron. He was lover of Pakistan and strong advocate of the ideology of Pakistan, enemy of enemies of Pakistan and man of discipline and […]


Rameeza Nizami condoles death of senior journalist Asghar Shad

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rawalpindi – Chairperson/Publishing Editor The Nation and Nawa-i-Waqt  Ms Rameeza Majid Nizami on Saturday visited the residence of veteran journalist, drama writer and author Muhammad Asghar Shad (late) at Gawalmandi and condoled his death with the bereaved family. Muhammad Asghar Shad, who was Bureau Chief of Nawa-i-Waqt Rawalpindi,  a few days back died of liver […]


Shah Jehan Kareem laid to rest at IoBM

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Karachi: Former Sindh chief secretary and founder of the Institute of Business Management (IoBM), Shah Jehan Syed Kareem, was laid to rest at the varsity’s campus on Tuesday. Funeral prayers for Kareem, who passed away on Monday aged 84, were offered at the university campus at 1pm. The prayers and burial were held at the […]


IoBM founder Shahjehan Syed Karim passes away at 84

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KARACHI: Institute of Business Management (IoBM) founder Shahjehan Syed Karim, who once served as the Sindh chief secretary and Pakistan Television chairperson, passed away at a local hospital on Sunday at the age of 84. According to family members, the former bureaucrat had been suffering from multiple diseases and had been admitted in the hospital for […]


Asif Pota dies of heart attack

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LAHORE: Journalist, writer and director Asif Ali Pota died of cardiac arrest here on Saturday. He was 55. Pota was husband of singer Naheed Akhtar. His funeral prayer will be held today (Sunday) after Zohar prayer at 329-Nishtar Block, Allama Iqbal Town. He left behind two wives, four sons and two daughters. Pota started his […]


Local journalist among dead of oil-tanker inferno

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AHMEDPUR EAST-A local journalist Jamshed Mughal, the correspondent of Daily Jhoak Multan was among the victims who burnt alive in the oil-tanker incident while Rana Kashif, cameraman of a private TV channel sustained injuries. However, their car was burnt in the tragedy. Local journalist Jamshed Mughal was missing in this incident but today his elder […]


Senior journalist and Pakistan movement activist Sharif Farooq passes away

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Sharif Farooq, a senior journalist and an activist of the Pakistan movement, died in Peshawar on Saturday morning after a protracted illness, according to Radio Pakistan. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif, State Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb and Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) Iqbal Zafar Jhagra expressed deep grief and sorrow over […]


Dawn staffer Mehdi Haider passes away

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LAHORE: Syed Mehdi Haider, senior sub-editor in Dawn Lahore, died of liver cancer in Karachi on Sunday. He was 53. He joined Dawn’s Reading Section in October 1990 when the newspaper started publishing its late night edition ‘Section 2’ from Lahore. He moved to the newsroom in the late 1990s. His funeral prayer was held […]


OBITUARY: Journalist Mooraj passes away

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Eminent journalist and writer Anwar Mooraj passed away on Wednesday morning. He was 86. He leaves two sons. Mr Mooraj was born in London on Feb 15, 1931. He belonged to a distinguished family from Bhopal and went to Doon School, Dehradun. After Partition, his family migrated to Pakistan. He graduated from the London School […]


Qaim condoles death of brother of The Nation correspondent

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KHAIRPUR – Former Sindh chief minister and PPP leader Syed Qaim Ali Shah visited the house of senior journalist and correspondent of Daily The Nation Ghaffar Mahar here on Wednesday and offered condolences over the death of his brother Zahid Ali Mahar (Mukhtiarkar Revenue taluka Sangar) who had passed away 15 days ago due to […]


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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