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Senior journalist Ashiq Chaudhry dies

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LAHORE: Muhammad Ashiq Chaudhary, senior journalist and editor Showbiz and Culture Daily Jang and GEO TV, has died in Lahore. He was 82 years old. Ashiq served both the print and electronic media for more than 50 years and had a long affiliation with daily Jang and GEO TV as editor culture and showbiz. He […]


Journalist Khalid Chaudhry passes away

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LAHORE: Senior journalist Khalid Chaudhry breathed his last here on Sunday morning. He was 79. His funeral prayers will be offered at Jamia Masjid, T-Block of Phase-II of DHA after Zuhr prayers on Monday (today). His body will be laid to rest in Miani Sahib Graveyard. Chaudhry has left behind two daughters and a son. […]


Senior journalist Shahnaz Tatari passes away

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ISLAMABAD: Veteran journalist Shahnaz Tatari was laid to rest at the H-8 graveyard on Monday. She had breathed her last on Sunday following a cardiac arrest at the age of 70. Ms Tatari was the wife of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Syed Abrar Rizvi and mother of journalist Kashif Rizvi. A large number of […]


Renowned journalist Mishal Bukhari passes away aged 38

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Renowned Pakistani anchor Mishal Bukhari on Tuesday, passed away at 38 due to cancer. Taking to Twitter, Journalist Rai Shah Nawaz informed that, it was heart-wrenching news that Mishal Bukhari passed away. It is pertinent to mention that Mishal Bukhari was among the senior and veteran journalists of Pakistan, and she was an exceptional news […]


Shazia Marri Expresses Grief over Demise of President PFUJ’s Father

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Federal Minister for Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety, Shazia Marri on Thursday expressed deep grief over the sad demise of the father of President Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) and senior journalist, GM Jamali. In her condolence message, the federal minister expressed heartfelt sympathies to the bereaved family members for their irreparable loss. She […]


Veteran journalist Abul Hassan Naghmi dies at 92

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Senior journalist, broadcaster and writer Abul Hassan Naghmi died at the age of 92 in the United States on Monday. Abul Naghmi had been living in the United States for the last 50 years. He was a close friend of Saadat Hasan Manto. Mr Naghmi founded a society of Urdu Literature in America and wrote […]


Chief Minister (CM) Condoles Demise of Senior Journalist

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Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Parvez Elahi has expressed his deep sense of sorrow and grief over the death of a senior journalist and Life Member of Lahore Press Club GR Awan. In his condolence message, the CM expressed his heartfelt sympathy and condolence with the bereaved family. He prayed that may Allah Almighty rest the […]


Imran Aslam, a giant of journalism, passes away at 70

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Imran Aslam, Group President of Geo and Jang, has passed away at 70 years of age, Geo News reported Friday. The veteran journalist, scriptwriter, thespian, voice-over artist and TV network head had been ill for some time and was undergoing treatment at a local hospital. Aslam was born in 1952 in Madras, now known as Chennai. He […]


Veteran journalist Khalid Ali passes away

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WASHINGTON: Khalid Ali, a veteran journalist and a senior information official, died in Northern Virginia. He was 101. His funeral was held on Tuesday at Adams Center, Virginia, his neighborhood mosque. A graduate from Aligarh Muslim University, Khalid Ali joined Dawn, Delhi as a reporter in 1945. After a brief stint in Dawn, Karachi, after Parti­tion, he […]


Journalist Tony Navaid Rashid passes away

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Famous Journalist and photographer Tony Navaid Rashid died today. He long worked in the entertainment sector. People admired his charm and personality, and he was a guy of many abilities. In addition to being a host, Tony Navaid Rashid was also a photographer, actor, and singer. As we watched him interview a variety of artists […]


Veteran journalist Irshad Rao passes away

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ISLAMABAD: Senior journalist Irshad Rao, a vocal voice against Ziaul Haq’s dictatorship, passed away in Islamabad on Monday after a short illness. He was 76. He was laid to rest in the H-11 graveyard. Mr Rao was a renowned journalist with decades of experience spanning in local and international media. He was the editor of […]


Senior journalist laid to rest

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Naseer Qureshi, senior journalist and founding member and Chief News Editor of national news agency “INP”, has passed away. His Namaz-e-Janaza was offered in DI Khan and later he was laid to rest at his ancestral graveyard in DI Khan city. Well-known socio-political figures, including editor of “INP” Aftab Chaudhry participated in the funeral prayers. […]


Journalist Fawad Khurshid passes away

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ISLAMABAD—senior journalist and Director of News of Public TV Fawad Khurshid passed away after a prolonged illness. “The most shocking, unbelievable and distressing news is that @fawadkhurshid Sb is no longer with us. He was a very sophisticated and beautiful person. I met him for the first time in Islamabad Public News office,” Ruhma Irfan […]


Sayeed Hasan Khan: a versatile individual

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THE power of recapitulation is a rare phenomenon and those who are gifted with this asset are worth admiring. Sayeed Hasan Khan, a veteran journalist and intellectual who breathed his last in Karachi on Monday after reaching the nonagenarian mark, was no exception. Sayeed Hasan Khan, popularly known as Nawab Sahib or Saeed Bhai, was […]


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