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Journalist Ali Hamza dies

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KARACHI: Senior journalist and former president of Karachi Union of Journalists (Dastoor) Ali Hamza Khan passed away on Friday. He was 86. Famously known as “Biradar” in journalist and legal fraternity, Ali Hamza Khan remain associated with Jang newspaper for more than two decades as a special correspondent. He was considered as an institution for […]


Senior Journalist Ahmed Hussain Halieo Passed away

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KARACHI: Senior journalist and senior reporter Ahmed Hussain Halieo passed away his body was buried in his hometown in Dadu. In his last rituals many journalists and political leaders were seen attending it. In malir press club journalist pays tribute and condolences with Ahmed Husain’s relatives and family members. Source: Daily Ausaf


Journalist Khalid Latif memon passed away

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THATTA: Senior journalist Abdul Latif Memon’s son and PTI member Jawaid latif’s brother Khalid Latif Memon after suffering from long term disease Khalid latif’s soul departed to his creator. Famous political personalities appeared in his funeral. PPP (MNA) Ayaz Shah Sherazi, Former Sindh Assembly member Ameer Haider Sherazi, Manzoor Shah, Peer Rehmani Jelani, Peer Zain […]


Senior journalist Talat Aslam passes away at 67

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Senior journalist Talat Aslam has passed away. He was 67 years old. Aslam was the senior editor of The News. Talat Aslam remained associated with several leading newspapers and magazines of the country in his long journalistic career Following news of his death, leading politicians, journalists and people from various background took to social media […]


Senior Dawn journalist dies

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Karachi: Ghulam Abbass Jalbani, a senior sub-editor at Dawn, passed away on Thursday. He was 63. He is survived by two daughters, a son and grandchildren. His funeral prayers were offered in the evening in Hub before his burial in the town’s graveyard. Source: Dawn


Senior journalist Perwez Abdullah passes away

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Senior journalist and teacher Perwez Abdullah passed away while fighting cancer at the Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) Karachi on Monday evening. He was 68. Perwez Abdullah, who is survived by his widow, two sons and a daughter, served at The News International Karachi, Business Recorder, Dawn and Urdu daily Jasarat during his long […]


Veteran Journalist Syed Sultan Ahmad Passes Away

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MULTAN: Veteran journalist and former resident editor daily “Imroz” Syed Sultan Ahmad passed away at the age of 95 here last Sunday night. He was laid to rest after Namaz-e-Janaza performed at Abdali Masjid on Monday. The graceful veteran was a distinguished journalist and a regular visitor of Multan Press Club (MPC) when he was […]


TV journalist dies of cardiac arrest

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ISLAMABAD: A TV journalist Shabbir Hussain died of cardiac arrest around an hour after giving a live beeper from the Red Zone on Monday. He was 38. Mr Hussain is survived by a widow, three daughters and two sons, all in their teens. His Namaz-i-Janaza was held at Muslim Colony Ground, Imam Bari Sharif and […]


Journalist Khalid Hameed Farooqui passes away

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BRUSSELS: Khalid Hameed Farooqui, a senior journalist, passed away on Saturday due to a heart attack. According to reports, the veteran journalist suffered a heart attack in Brussels after arriving from London. Khalid Hameed Farooqui belonged to Karachi; he later settled in Europe. He is survived by a son and a daughter. Prime Minister Shehbaz […]


Senior journalist Muhammad Jami passed away

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KARACHI: Senior journalist Muhammad Jami, who passed away on Saturday, was laid to rest on Monday. His son, Imran Jami, told Dawn that his father died after a brief illness. He was 79. The funeral prayers were offered at an area mosque and he was buried at the Scout Colony graveyard in Scheme-33. With an […]


Senior journalist Athar Masood passes away

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LAHORE: Athar Masood, a senior journalist of Daily Jang, passed away on Monday. He was 70. He underwent heart bypass operation on Monday, but could not recover. He is survived by three sons — Mohsin Masood, Ahsan Masood, Hassan Masood — and a widow. He was laid to rest in Lahore. A large number of […]


An eminent journalist and former Director-General of the Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) M. Aftab passed away

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M. Aftab, an eminent journalist and former Director-General of the Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) passed away this afternoon, his family said. He was 84. M. Aftab was in a local hospital for the past two weeks after complications due to fluctuating blood pressure, his family said. He left behind a daughter and son. M. […]


Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar Offers Condolences

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LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has expressed a deep sense of sorrow and grief over the death of former Multan Press Club president and senior journalist Ghazanfar Shahi. In a condolence message, he extended sympathies to the bereaved family and prayed that may Allah Almighty rest the departed soul in eternal peace. Ghazanfar […]


Acclaimed author Sara Suleri passes away at 69

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Acclaimed author Sara Suleri, best known for her memoir Meatless Days, has passed away. While there was no official confirmation of the death from the family, several members of the international literary community took to social media to mourn her passing. She was 69 years old. Born in 1953 in Pakistan and educated at Kinnaird […]