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Sindh Governor Condoles Demise Of Senior Journalist Syed Athar Ali Hashmi

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KARACHI: Sindh Governor Imran Ismail has expressed sorrow over the death of senior journalist and well-known columnist Syed Athar Ali Hashmi. In a condolence message on Thursday, Imran Ismail prayed for the forgiveness of the deceased, elevation of ranks and patience for the bereaved family. The Governor Sindh said that senior journalist Syed Athar Ali […]


Khyber journalists demand release of autopsy report of slain colleague

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LANDIKOTAL: The journalist community of Khyber tribal district has demanded justice for the family of slain journalist Hidayat Shah Afridi. The media persons have demanded that the autopsy report of the slain journalist must be made public, while the deputy commissioner of Khyber district must immediately pay compensation cheque to his family. A joint meeting […]


Mir Khalil-ur-Rahman’s daughter passes away in London

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KARACHI: Daughter of Mir Khalil-ur-Rahman, founder of Jang Group and younger sister of Mir Javed Rahman (late) and Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman, Editor-in-Chief, passed away on Saturday in London. She was a cancer patient. Three months ago Mir Javed Rahman had also died. Mir Shakeel-ur-Rahman is currently incarcerated in a concocted property case made against him by […]


Senior journalist Mamnoon ur Rehman passes away

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KARACHI: Senior journalist and founding member of the All Pakistan Newspaper Employees’ Confederation (Apnec) Housing Society, Scheme 33, Mamnoon ur Rehman passed away on Friday at the age of 75. Mr Rehman had remained associated with daily Hurriyat as its news editor. He was the elected general secretary of the Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists-Dastoor […]


Family of slain journalist in Bara seeks justice

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BARA: The relatives of slain journalist Hidayat Shah Afridi, who was a member of Bara Press Club in Khyber tribal district, have alleged that the murderers have the backing of influential people due to which they still roam freely in the area. Addressing a press conference at Bara Press Club on Thursday, the family members […]


APNS condoles

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 KARACHI: Hameed Haroon, President, Sarmad Ali, Secretary General, All Pakistan Newspapers Society on behalf of the Office Bearers and members of the Society have expressed profound grief over the sad demise of Tariq Rasheed Secretary General Pakistan Advertising Association (PAA). The APNS office-bearers expressed their condolence and prayed that Almighty Allah may rest the departed […]


Poet, journalist Nasir Zaidi passes away

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LAHORE: Poet, journalist and broadcaster Nasir Zaidi passed away in Islamabad on Friday. He was 78. After a paralysis attack, he was being treated in a hospital in Bahria Town, Rawalpindi, where he had a heart attack and died of it. He left behind three sons and a widow. ARTICLE CONTINUES AFTER AD He was […]


Journalist A.T. Nizami dies of Covid-19

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KARACHI Veteran journalist Abu Talib Nizami, better known as A.T. Nizami, passed away, his family and friends said on Saturday. He was 88. “He tested positive for Covid-19 a few days ago and was in self-isolation at home but his health deteriorated and he died on June 25,” said his wife Nuzhat Nizami. He was […]


Sr Journalist Khalid Abbas Passes Away

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FAISALABAD: Senior journalist Khalid Abbas Saif, bureau chief daily Business Recorder, passed away, here on Thursday morning. He was 70. He was laid to rest at Ghulam Muhammad Abad graveyard. A large number of people belonging to all walks of life including media persons, traders, industrialists and political figures participated in the funeral prayer. Khalid […]


Sports Journalist Faisal Al Qanai Passes Away

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PESHAWAR: Former President of AIPS ASIA, Faisal Al Qanai, a seasoned sports journalist, breathed his last after prolong illness here on Friday. Late Faisal Al Qanai, who belonged to Kuwait, was also represented the sports journalists of the Asia Continent as member of the Executive Committee of AIPS from 1993 to 2005, the body emerged […]


Former chief editor of Hilal-i-Pakistan passes away

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THATTA: Former chief editor of Sindhi daily Hilal-i-Pakistan and founding member of Thatta Press Club, Nawaz Ali Memon, passed away after a prolonged ailment here early on Thursday. He was 80 and is survived by a daughter. The veteran journalist who went by the alias Nawaz Chand among his friends received a presidential award for […]


Four suspects in journalist’s killing case sent to jail

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SUKKUR: The First Additional Judge of Jacobabad Sessions Court, Zulfiqar Ali Shaikh, on Tuesday rejected the bail application of four suspects nominated in the May 28 murder of a journalist, Zulfiqar Ali Mandrani, and remanded them into jail custody. Police constable Mumtaz Dayo, Imam Ali Shah, Ustad Akbar Dayo and Ghulam Ali Dayo — who […]


AJK Prime Minister Condoles Sad Demise Of Kashmiri Journalist Saleem Akhtar

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MIRPUR:  Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan has expressed deep grief and sorrow over the sad demise of veteran journalist and former President Central Press Club Muzaffarabad Saleem Akhtar Perwana. In his condolence statement issued here on Saturday, the Prime Minister paid glowing tribute to the journalistic and social services […]


Accused in journalist’s murder arrested in Peshawar

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PESHAWAR—Police on Sunday arrested the main accused involved in the killing of Tahir Hussain (pictured), a crime reporter with local English newspaper Frontier News in Peshawar. Personnel of the Badaber Police Station arrested Ibrahim alias Khany who had fled from the crime scene. They recovered weapons including one Kalashnikov, pistol and rifle from his possession. […]