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Veteran Journalist Syed Iqbal Hussain Passes Away

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Iqbal Hussain, a senior journalist and Associate Editor of the business magazine Economic Outlook, which is published by the Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) and Pakistan Press International (PPI), passed away on March 30 after a period of illness. He was also the husband of Sheherbano, the Editor of Supplements at The News.  Hussain had been ill for a period of time and was admitted to […]


Veteran Kashmiri Journalist Amin Butt Passed Away

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Amin Butt, a journalist and former President of the Mirpur-Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) press club, passed away on March 12. He had been battling diabetes and heart complications. Butt held positions at various prominent media outlets throughout his career, including Daily Jang, Such TV, and Azad Kashmir Radio Mirpur. The President of AJK Barrister Sultan Mahmood Chaudhry expressed condolences, acknowledging […]


Columnist Nazir Naji Passes Away

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Renowned columnist Nazir Naji,  has passed away at the age of 86. According to Dawn, Naji breathed his last on February 21. Naji served at daily Jang as a senior columnist for 27 years. He also served the Pakistan Academy of Letters as its chairman. In 2012, he joined Dunya as its group editor. The veteran journalist was awarded Hilal-i-Imtiaz. Caretaker Chief Minister […]


Chairperson of Commission for the Protection of Journalists & Other Media Practitioners passes away

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Renowned lawyer Rasheed A Razvi, known for his profound legal expertise and contributions to the legal community, has passed away. Razvi’s legacy in the field of law spans decades, marked by his dedication to upholding justice and championing legal principles. Rashid A. Razvi was receiving medical care at a private hospital in Clifton. The funeral […]


Journalist Zulif Peerzado Passes Away

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KARACHI, Senior journalist and the Deputy Editor of the Sindhi newspaper daily Awami Awaz, Zulif Peerzado passed away here on Sunday morning due to cardiac arrest. He was 60. Imam Bux popularly known as Zulif Peerzado has a vast journalistic experience of 35 years and he has remained affiliated with different Sindhi dailies including Daily Sindh Hyderabad, daily Pukkar Sukkur, […]


Journalist Nadir Shah Adil laid to rest

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KARACHI: Veteran journalist, writer and poet Nadir Shah Adil died on Saturday. He was 74. He was born in Lyari in 1950. He was known as a good football player before he chose journalism as his profession and worked in major Urdu dailies and magazines. He was a member of the editorial board of Urdu […]


PFUJ president Pervaiz Shaukat passes away

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RAWALPINDI (Dunya News) – Pervaiz Shaukat, a senior journalist and president of the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), passed away in Rawalpindi.  His family confirmed that Shaukat died in Rawalpindi. The funeral prayer for the deceased will be offered at 4pm at Dhok Ratta graveyard.  Shaukat, with a career spanning over 50 years, had been […]


Minister Saddened By Journalist Parveen Khan Death

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LAHORE, Provincial Caretaker Minister for Information Amir Mir expressed deep sense of grief over the death of a senior council member of the Lahore Press Club and a prominent journalist Parveen Khan. In a message, he paid rich tribute to Parveen Khan on rendering invaluable services in the field of journalism, saying that her services would be […]


Senior journalist Babar Ayaz passes away

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ISLAMABAD: Senior journalist and author Babar Ayaz, breathed his last on Tuesday after a prolonged battle with Parkinson’s disease, as confirmed by his grieving family. At the age of 68, Ayaz succumbed to the effects of Parkinson’s disease, a condition he valiantly fought against for an extended period, according to private news channels. Throughout his […]


PFUJ pays rich tributes to Minhaj Barna

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Islamabad: The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) paid rich tributes to one of the most brilliant and brave journalist, Minhaj Barna on his death anniversary, says a press release. PFUJ President Afzal Butt and Secretary-General Arshad Ansari, while recounting his contribution and his services for the cause of journalist community and his fight for […]


Journalist Anita Shah passes away

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Hyderabad: Renowned Sindhi writer, columnist and social activist Anita Shah passed away on Sunday morning at the age of 49 in Hyderabad. She had been suffering from Alzheimer’s disease for some time. She was born on November 15, 1974, in Hyderabad. His parents hailed from Dadu. In 1994, she started writing columns in daily Kawish […]


A Career Journalist Passes Away: Former PTV Controller News Ziauddin Butt Was A Versatile Professional

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Pakistan Television’s former Senior News Editor and Controller News Ziauddin Butt passed away. The deceased was a career Journalist and has served in numerous positions in PTV News including SNE Khabarnama and Controller News. PTV stands with the family of the deceased in this hour of grief. Source: PTV News


Solangi Grieved Over Demise Of Senior Journalist Khalid Awan

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting and Parliamentary Affairs Murtaza Solangi on Tuesday expressed deep grief and sorrow over the death of senior journalist and former sub-editor of APP Khalid Awan. In a condolence message, the minister expressed his deep condolences and sympathy to the family of the deceased. Murtaza Solangi said that the journalistic […]


Writer, journalist Ahmad Bashir remembered on death anniversary

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ISLAMABAD, Dec 25 (APP):Ahmad Bashir writer, journalist and intellectual was remembered on Monday on the occasion of his death anniversary. Born in Aimanabad near Gujranwala on March 24, 1923, Ahmed Bashir gained his Bachelor of Arts degree from Srinagar and went to Bombay for a career in acting but soon started writing for film magazines. […]