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Solangi Grieved Over Demise Of Senior Journalist Khalid Awan

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting and Parliamentary Affairs Murtaza Solangi on Tuesday expressed deep grief and sorrow over the death of senior journalist and former sub-editor of APP Khalid Awan. In a condolence message, the minister expressed his deep condolences and sympathy to the family of the deceased. Murtaza Solangi said that the journalistic […]


Writer, journalist Ahmad Bashir remembered on death anniversary

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ISLAMABAD, Dec 25 (APP):Ahmad Bashir writer, journalist and intellectual was remembered on Monday on the occasion of his death anniversary. Born in Aimanabad near Gujranwala on March 24, 1923, Ahmed Bashir gained his Bachelor of Arts degree from Srinagar and went to Bombay for a career in acting but soon started writing for film magazines. […]


CM condoles over journalist’s demise

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LAHORE   –   Punjab Caretaker Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi expressed his deep sense of sorrow and grief over the death of a known journalist and columnist Syed Taseer Mustafa. In a condolence message, the CM expressed his heart­felt sympathy and grief with the bereaved family. Mohsin Naqvi prayed that may Allah Almighty rest the […]


Swat-based journalist dies

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MINGORA: A senior journalist and chief editor of daily Shumaal in Swat valley, Ghulam Farooq, aka Speen Dada, died of a protracted illness on Monday. His funeral prayer will be offered today, Tuesday, at 11am in Mingora, Swat.Ghulam Farooq had been suffering from kidney problems for the last few years and was undergoing treatment in […]


Rehmat Shah Afridi- an iconic personality lived for independent journalism, democracy remembered

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PESHAWAR, Dec 11 (APP): Every year, thousands of people leave for eternal abode after spending an aimless life but very few live for a noble-cause by guiding their countrymen in the right direction to achieve their set goals and immortalized forever. Rehmat Shah Afridi, who was an iconic figure in the media industry of Pakistan, […]


Veteran journalist Tahir Ikram passes away

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Renowned journalist Tahir Ikram breathed his last at a Kuala Lumpur hospital in the wee hours of Sunday. Ikram — former Thomson Reuters journalist and pioneering program director of a private TV channel in Pakistan — succumbed to medical complications following a heart attack. Ikram had suffered a massive heart attack earlier over the weekend, […]


APNS condoles death

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KARACHI: Nazafreen Saigol Lakhani, President and Sarmad Ali, Secretary General of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society have expressed profound grief on behalf of APNS office-bearers and members of the Executive Committee over the sad demise of Ajmal Dehlvi, Chief Editor, Daily Amn, Karachi and Habib-ur-Rehman, Managing Director, Daily Amn, Karachi. The APNS offered condolence to […]


Senior journalist Ajmal Dehlvi passes away

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KARACHI: Ajmal Dehlvi, veteran journalist and editor of Urdu daily Amn, died on Friday after a protracted illness. He was 87. His funeral prayer was offered at Rehman Masjid in Nazimabad and he was laid to rest at the Muhammad Shah graveyard in North Karachi. Besides his family and relatives, a large number of journalists, […]


Senior journalist Abdul Qudus Kasuri passes away

Abdul Qudus Kasuri, former senior journalist and trade unionist of Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) Punjab, died here on Thursday after a protracted illness. He survived by a widow, two sons and two daughters. He was the elder brother of Abdul Samad, senior journalist of Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) Lahore Bureau. His funeral prayers, […]


Journalist, academic Shahida Kazi passes away in Karachi

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KARACHI: Prof Shahida Kazi, one of the first women journalists of Pakistan in the print media and a great teacher who mentored thousands of students currently associated with different media houses passed away on Saturday after a brief illness. She was 79. A highly prolific journalist of her time, Prof Kazi had many distinctions to […]


Senior journalist Shahid Hussain passed away

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Senior journalist and former reporter for The News Shahid Hussain passed away in Karachi after losing his battle with lung cancer on his 73rd birthday on Thursday. According to his family, he was diagnosed with lung cancer a few months ago, and his treatment was underway at a hospital in the city. On Thursday his […]


CM expresses grief over demise of journalist

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Caretaker Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Muhammad Azam Khan on Sunday expressed his deep grief and sorrow over the death of Senior Journalist Samin Jan. In a condolence message, the chief minister prayed to Allah Almighty to rest the departed soul in eternal peace and expressed sympathies with the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss […]


Dunya News senior reporter Samin Jan passes away

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PESHAWAR (Dunya News) – Dunya News senior reporter Samin Jan passed away on Sunday in Peshawar. He was 55. He was one of the founding members of Dunya News and was associated the network since November 2007. He was suffering from liver cancer. His funeral prayers were offered at District Council Colony Yusufabad Dalzak Road. […]


Solangi pays tribute to legendary broadcaster Aslam Azhar

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On his birth anniversary yesterday, legendary broadcaster, intellectual, and progressive thinker Aslam Azhar was remembered for his contributions to art and culture. Born on September 1, 1932, in Lahore, Aslam Azhar earned his bachelor’s from Government College Lahore. After completing his Masters in Law degree from Cambridge University in 1954, Azhar, a man of many […]