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First death anniversary of Bil Batori from ‘Ainak Wala Jin’ observed

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LAHORE: Yesterday marked the first death anniversary of celebrated stage star and TV artist Nusrat Ara, famously known as Bil Batori. Lahore’s industry insiders observed the day with a special play in her honour. The show, which was held at Alhamra Hall, included speakers paying tribute to Ara’s life and career. Many showbiz personalities also participated in […]

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10th death anniversary of Pashto films actor Badar Munir observed

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MARDAN-The 10th death anniversary of popular Pashto movies’ actor Badar Munir will be observed today. In this connection, Mardan Gold Art Council, Culture Journalists Forum, Mardan chapter and other organisations of culture and film industry will arrange function to pay tributes to the late film star. Badar Munir, hailing from Miankhel tribe, was born in […]

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Veteran journalist buried

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KARACHI: Shaikh Aziz, a veteran journalist, author and scholar, who had died here on Sunday, was laid to rest on Monday. His funeral prayers were held at a mosque in KDA Overseas Bungalows, Block 17, Gulistan-i-Jauhar, near his residence and later he was buried in Pehalwan Goth graveyard. A large number of people including members […]

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Veteran journalist Shaikh Aziz passes away

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Veteran journalist, writer and scholar Shaikh Aziz passed away in Karachi at the age of 79 on Sunday. Aziz suffered a heart attack on the Super Highway near Nooriabad on Sunday morning and was taken to Hyderabad where adequate facilities were unavailable. His family then transported him to Agha Khan University Hospital in Karachi, where […]

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Tribute paid to Yousuf Nagori

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HYDERABAD: Relatives, fri­ends and colleagues paid glowing tributes to Dawn’s photographer Yousuf Nagori at a condolence reference organised by the Hyderabad Union of Journalists (HUJ) at the local press club here on Friday. HUJ president Hameedur Rehman presided over the session attended by Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences (LUMHS) Vice Chancellor Prof Dr […]

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Journo Brohi remembered

SHIKARPUR – The 15th death anniversary of journalist Ameer Bakhsh Brohi was observed here at Shikarpur on Wednesday. The journalists of Shikarpur paid tribute to Shaheed Brohi and demanded the government of Sindh to provide financial assistants to bereaved family of Shaheed Brohi. They also demanded the higher authorities to ensure the legal protection to […]

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Dawn’s photographer Yousuf Nagori passes away

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HYDERABAD: Dawn’s Hyderabad-based photographer Yousuf Nagori passed away here in the early hours of Monday morning. He was 62. He had been suffering from a chronic liver problem for a long time and was under treatment of a gastroenterologist. He was a diabetic and was recently admitted to the Liaquat University Hospital’s city branch and […]

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Photojournalist Mujeeb remembered

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KARACHI: Speakers at a memorial reference for photojournalist Mujeebur Rehman paid tribute to his work and dedication to the profession and called for the establishment of a photography institute after his name to fittingly recognise his stature. At a programme jointly organised by the Pakistan Association of Photojournalists and the Karachi Press Club on the […]

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Remembering Ustad Amanat Ali Khan on his 44th death anniversary

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LAHORE: The 44th death anniversary of legendary classical singer Ustad Amanat Ali Khan is being observed in Lahore today and in this connection, the Patiala Gharana is hosting a ceremony in memory of the various renowned Pakistani music artists. Countless classical singers and showbiz personalities of today remember Khan and his art. They believe his name will […]

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Senior journalist Aamir Malick laid to rest

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Senior journalist Aamir Ahmed Malick breathed his last a day earlier and was laid to rest at the graveyard of the University of Karachi on Sunday evening. Malick had been associated with a number of English dailies on senior editorial positions. Twice he was part of The News, Karachi. He also worked for the creative […]

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Journalist Aamir Mallick passes away

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KARACHI: Former Dawn staffer Aamir Ahmed Mallick passed away on Saturday evening. He was 55. His son Mahadi Mallick told Dawn that he collapsed in the evening and was taken to a hospital in Gulshan-i-Iqbal, where doctors declared him dead. He said his father was suffering from diabetes and heart ailment and it appeared that […]

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Veteran journalist Ashfak Bokhari passes away

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KARACHI: Veteran journalist Ashfak Bokhari passed away on Thursday morning in Australia after a long illness. He was 75. Former president of the Karachi Press Club, Mr Bokhari was suffering from liver cancer. Two months back his son, Sunnil Bokhari, who lives in Malbourne, took him and his mother to Australia where he remained under […]

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Senior newsman Ilyas Shakir is no more

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KARACHl: Senior journalist Ilyas Shakir passed away in the early hours of Saturday morning after a long illness. He was 67. Born in Hyderabad in October 1951, Mr Shakir did his MA in political science from Sindh University and joined the profession of journalism as a correspondent for a local daily from Hyderabad. He moved […]

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Renowned Pashto writer Nisar Muhammad Khan passes away

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PESHAWAR: Prominent Pashto poet and researcher Nisar Muhammad Khan, who spent his life studying and writing about the Pashtun culture, society and music, died on Thursday night after suffering from long illness in Swabi. The 76-year-old was laid to rest at his ancestral graveyard in Shah Mansoor by thousands of mourners on Friday. Nisar was a […]

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