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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. […]


Sixth suspect held in journalist Aziz Memon murder case

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NAUSHAHRO FEROZE: A judicial magistrate on Friday remanded the sixth suspect in senior journalist Aziz Memon’s murder case for two days in police custody. The Kandiaro court judge directed police to produce the suspect identified as Arshad Sehto before him on Monday. Police had earlier arrested five suspects who were sent behind bars. According to […]


Veteran Dawn ex-staffer dies

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KARACHI: Sami Ahmad, who was among the last few surviving journalists who served under Altaf Husain, chosen by the Quaid-i-Azam to be the editor of Dawn, Delhi, died here a day before Eid. He was 93. Ahmad, who joined Dawn at Karachi in the 1950s, remained associated with the paper for a total of 27 […]


Prime suspect confesses to killing journalist Aziz Memon

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A local court on Friday recorded a confessional statement of main suspect Nazir Sahto in the high-profile murder case of journalist Aziz Memon. The court recorded the statement of the accused under Section 164 of the Criminal Procedure Code and then sent him to prison on judicial remand. It handed over the custody of two […]


Joint Secretary Larkana Press Club Passes Away

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LARKANA: Senior Journalist and Joint Secretary Larkana Press Club Muhammad Ali Behleem on Tuesday evening passed away at ICU, CMC Teaching Hospital Larkana, who was affiliated with various newspapers and news channels during his professional career. He was about 53. He survived three sons, two daughters and a widow. He was laid to rest in […]


Protest against journalist’s murder

SUKKUR: Journalists held a demonstration in front of the press club in Khanpur Mahar on Wednesday in protest against the murder of their colleague Zulfiqar Mandrani the other day by some armed men in Dodapur town of Jacobabad district. Leading the protest, Azeem Sial, Shahzado Larik, Sail Qazi and others said the murder was an […]


PFUJ condemns journalist’s murder, seeks killers’ arrest

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ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has condemned the murder of senior journalist Zulfiqar Ali Mandrani in Jacobabad. Mr Mandrani was shot dead in the name of honour on Tuesday. In a joint statement issued on Wednesday, PFUJ president Shahzada Zulfiqar and secretary general Nasir Zaidi urged the Sindh government and police to […]


Journalist shot dead for ‘honour’ in Jacobabad

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SUKKUR: A journalist was shot dead apparently in the name of honour in Dodapur town of Garhi Khero taluka in Jacobabad district on Tuesday. Some armed men broke into the house of a widow while Zulfiqar Ali Mandrani, reporter of Sindhi daily Koshish, was visiting her. They fired on him, leaving him seriously wounded. Mr […]


Governor visits residence of senior journalist Ansar Naqvi

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KARACHI – Sindh Governor Imran Is­mail visited the residence of Ansar Naqvi, a senior journalist and Director News of a private TV chan­nel at Askari-IV, who was among the victims lost lives in PIA’s plane crash at Karachi on Friday. The Sindh Governor ex­pressed his condolences to Shehryar and Shazin, sons of the deceased journalist. […]


Journalists, Business Communities’ Leaders Express Grief Over Sad Demise Of Senior Journalist

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HYDERABAD: The journalists and business communities’ leaders Saturday expressed grief and sorrow over the sad demise of senior journalist and Hyderabad Press Club (HPC) member Sayed Ansar Naqvi who had lost his life in plane crash incident in Karachi the other day. Senior journalist Ali Hassan, HPC president Lala Rehman Samo, secretary general Mohammad Hussain […]


Journalist laid to rest

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ATTOCK – A journalist from Fatehjang City, associated with a private TV channel and died as a result of a car-truck head on collision on Rawalpindi-Fatehjang road Saturday last, was laid to rest in Fatehjang on Sunday. Farhat Ali Khan along with his son was on his way to Fatehjang when he met the accident. […]