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Jang-Geo reporter in Sanghar passes away

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SUKKUR: The senior reporter of Jang/Geo Sanghar, Akhtar Qureshi, has passed away after cardiac arrest on Friday. Journalists, civil society, and politicians of Sanghar have paid rich tributes to his services and said the deceased would be remembered for long. Newspaper: The News


Rich tributes paid to slain journalist Javedullah

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MINGORA: The members of the civil society and newsmen on Monday paid rich tributes to journalist Javedullah Khan on his 1st death anniversary. President of Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists Workers Pervez Shaukat was the chief guest on the occasion, while a number of journalists from various parts of Malakand division, Peshawar and Islamabad attended […]


Death anniversary of Musa Khankhel today

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MINGORA: The 12th death anniversary of Musa Khankhel, correspondent for Geo News and The News, is being observed today. A function has been arranged at the Swat Press Club in Mingora, where journalists, writers and local elders are going to pay tributes to the slain journalist. It may be recalled that unidentified persons had shot […]


Renowned poet, writer Rehan Azmi passes away

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KARACHI: Renowned Urdu poet and writer Dr Rehan Azmi passed away on Tuesday after a prolonged illness. Noted for his heart-wrenching nohas and marsias, Dr Azmi also has to his credit a vast collection of poems. Some of his popular works include Bargah-e-Aqeedat, Tehzeeb-e-Manqabat, the three-volume series of Aik Anso Karbala Mein, Hurriyat-e-Fikr, Lalu Kheeti […]


Punjabi writer Nadir Ali passes away

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LAHORE: Punjabi short story writer and poet, retired Col Nadir Ali, was laid to rest at his ancestral village of Machhiyana in Gujrat district on Saturday. He was suffering from chest congestion and had been admitted to the Combined Military Hospital here for around three weeks where he passed away early on Saturday. He had […]


Veteran journalist Abdul Hameed Chhapra passes away

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KARACHI: As members of the Karachi Press Club were announcing rival panels for KPC’s upcoming annual elections, there was sad news coming in about the passing of one of its oldest stalwarts and former president Abdul Hameed Chhapra on Tuesday afternoon. He was 81. Mr Chhapra served as KPC’s president for five times and once […]


Veteran journalist Hasan Musanna passes away

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ISLAMABAD: Veteran journalist, Muhammad Hasan Musanna died of a protracted illness here on Monday. He was 94. He is survived by three sons and a daughter. His wife passed away in March. Funeral prayers will be offered on Tuesday (today) after Zuhar at 1:30pm at Gilania Mosque, Sector G-8/1, near his house No-525 in street […]


Dawn columnist Irfan Husain passes away in England

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Dawn columnist Irfan Husain passed away early Wednesday in Dorset, England, his family said. In a tweet, his son Shakir Husain said he was grateful his father “slipped away gently” and that he was able to be with him. “See you on the other side, Abba.” In a column in Dawn published earlier this year […]


Dawn columnist Irfan Husain passes away in England

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Dawn columnist Irfan Husain passed away early Wednesday in Dorset, England, his family said. In a tweet, his son Shakir Husain said he was grateful his father “slipped away gently” and that he was able to be with him. “See you on the other side, Abba.” In a column in Dawn published earlier this year […]


Noted columnist Abdul Qadir Hasan passes away

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LAHORE: Known columnist Abdul Qadir Hasan passed away here on Monday. He was 89. Mr Hasan belonged to a village in the Salt Range. He moved to Lahore in his early years and received education from the Jamia Ashrafia. He learnt from Maulana Maududi and Allama Daud Ghaznavi, while in the field of journalism, Hameed […]


Senior journalist Pir Sufaid Shah passes away

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PESHAWAR: Senior journalist and the founding editor of Peshawar’s Daily Wahdat, Pir Syed Sufaid Shah Hamdard, passed away on Tuesday after a protracted illness. Known as the father of Pashto journalism, Hamdard had been bed-ridden for long and was admitted to a local hospital three weeks ago and passed away on Tuesday. His funeral prayers […]


Geo News’ Arshad Waheed laid to rest

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RAWALPINDI: Senior Geo News journalist Arshad Waheed Chaudhry was laid to rest at graveyard of Media Town late Saturday night. Arshad Waheed, who was suffering from COVID-19, passed away on Saturday afternoon. A large number friends of Arshad Waheed Chaudhry attended his Nimaz-e-Jinaza. Dua for the departed soul was held at Jamia Masjid of Media […]


Senior TV journalist dies of Covid-19

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ISLAMABAD: Senior journalist and TV anchor Arshad Waheed Chaudhary passed away on Saturday due to Covid-19. According to sources in the family and friends, Mr Chaudhry had been diagnosed with Covid-19 two weeks ago and was admitted to Holy Family Hospital in Rawalpindi. The doctors had put him on a ventilator after his condition deteriorated […]


Senior journalist Shah Nawaz Mohal passes away

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Senior journalist and former Pakistan Today employee Shah Nawaz Mohal passed away on Saturday. Born on Aug 3, 1990, Mohal excelled in feature writing and regularly wrote columns and features for leading publications of the country. He also ventured into reporting where he brought to life key issues that needed immediate attention. He completed his […]