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Journalist Adil Rashdi passes away

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Senior journalist Pir Ali Murtaza Rashdi alias Adil Rashdi passed away after prolonged illness here on Wednesday. His funeral prayers were held at the Noorul Islam mosque in Zamzama, Defence Housing Authority. He was laid to rest in a local graveyard Adil Rashdi was a son of former information minister Pir Ali Mohammed Rashdi and […]


Slain Pakistani journalist honored at The Hague

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A memorial for journalists who gave their life in pursuit of truth was held at The Hague in the Netherlands on Monday, with slain Pakistani journalist Zubair Ahmed Mujahid among those honoured at the press freedom event. The case of Zubair Mujahid, who was shot dead in the city of Mirpurkhas back in 2007, was […]


Remembering Rahimullah Yusufzai

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Rahimullah Yusufzai was a well-known journalist, who passed away in Peshawar in September 2021 after battling cancer for over a year. He entered journalism in Karachi and moved to Islamabad after a short period. He had interest in regional affairs and political developments of the country, which was his preoccupation for the rest of his […]


Journalist passes away

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ISLAMABAD: Veteran journalist Syed Shamim Ahmed Rizvi passed away on Friday morning. He had started his journalistic carrier with Faiz Ahmad Faiz in The Pakistan Times and served in daily Muslim, Pakistan Observer, Pakistan Gulf Economist and Financial Times. He had also been associated with Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) as media adviser. […]


Former director news of PTV Riffat Nazir passes away

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ISLAMABAD—Former Director News of Pakistan Television (PTV), Riffat Nazir, passed away on Wednesday after a long battle with cancer. Riffat also worked as head of the PTV’s English Channel. She carried out her duties diligently, particularly in journalism. She worked as a reporter, producer, and editor with PTV. Her husband, Nazir Tabassum, also worked for […]


Former PCB media manager Khalid Butt passes away

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KARACHI: Former Pakistan Cricket Board media manager and veteran journalist Khalid Butt passed away on Friday. In a press release, the PCB expressed its sadness at the passing of Khalid and said it sent a message of condolence to his family. “Khalid was a renowned journalist who had worked with Pakistan Times and APP,” said […]


Veteran journalist Khalid Butt passes away

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Veteran journalist and former advisor to Chief Minister Punjab on media Khalid Butt breathed his last on Thursday evening. He was not feeling well for the last many days. Mr. Khalid Butt was associated with daily Pakistan Observer as Resident Editor of Lahore. He started his journalistic carrier from daily Pakistan Times and then worked […]


Marriyum grieved over death of senior journalist

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb on Sunday expressed deep grief and sorrow over the death of senior journalist Akhtar Baloch. In a statement, the minister said she was saddened to hear the news of Akhtar Baloch’s death. Akhtar Baloch’s services in the field of journalism would always be remembered, she remarked. […]


Journalist Akhtar Baloch passes away

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KARACHI: Journalist and historian Akhtar Baloch passed away in Karachi on Sunday after a brief illness. Baloch penned several books on Karachi history, including Karanchi Wala and Yehi Mera Watan. Members of the Karachi Union of Journalists (KUJ) also prayed for the departed soul. Baloch was a senior member of the union and council member […]


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