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Journalist killed, another injured in road accident

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KARACHI: A senior journalist working with Urdu daily Dunya was killed and his colleague injured in a hit-and-run accident in Korangi, from where they were going to their office on a motorcycle on Sunday evening. The Edhi Foundation spokesperson said that the two senior subeditors were travelling on a motorbike when they were hit by […]


Senior tribal journalist dies after prolonged illness

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LANDIKOTAL: Senior journalist and founder of journalism in the erstwhile Fata, Sailab Mehsud passed away on Thursday after prolonged illness, family sources said. A family member of Sailab Mehsud said the 70-year-old veteran journalist, whose real name was Rifatullah, breathed his last at a private hospital in Islamabad. He said Sailab Mehsud remained at the […]


PM grieved over death of journalist Haqqi

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ISLAMABAD, Mar 9 (APP):Prime Minister Imran Khan Monday expressed his deep grief and sadness over the death of Anwaar Husain Haqqi, a journalist from Mianwali. The prime minister paid tribute to the steadfastness of the late journalist during his long association with Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf. On his twitter account, the prime minister posted, “Deeply saddened to […]


Journalist Jaffar Memon Passes Away

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HYDERABAD: Senior journalist and former president Hyderabad Press Club Mohammad Jaffar Memon passed away due to cardiac arrest here on Sunday afternoon. He was 55. He is survived by one wife, three sons and four daughters. Late Memon had served as Editor in daily Sindh Hyderabad and also remained associated with many Sindhi newspapers including […]


Senior Journalist Passes Away

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BAHAWALPUR: Senior journalist and chief editor of a local newspaper, Gulzar Hussain Rahi has passed away. He was suffering from prolonged ailment. He remained member Bahawalpur press club and played a pivotal role for promotion of positive journalism. His funeral ceremonies were attended by a large number of people and he was laid to rest […]


Journalists Mansoor and Mustafa laid to rest

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Journalists Hassan Mansoor and Ghulam Mustafa Farooq were laid to rest in Mewashah and Baldia Town graveyards, respectively, here on Friday, amid tears and anguish. As per details, Mansoor, who was associated with Daily Dawn as a senior reporter, suffered a heart attack at his home which proved fatal while Ghulam Mustafa Farooq, an Associate […]


Dawn reporter Hasan Mansoor passes away

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KARACHI: Hasan Mansoor, a senior reporter at Dawn, passed away on Thursday. He was 54. His family sources said Hasan suffered a heart attack which proved fatal. Survived by a widow, a son and a daughter, Hasan remained associated with Dawn twice. He first joined the newspaper in 2006 and left for a foreign wire […]


Journalist Aziz Memon Die Natural Death, NA Committee Told

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ISLAMABAD: National Assembly Standing Committee on Interior on Wednesday told that Sindh Journalsit Aziz Memon had died a natural death as medical report did not confirm any violence or poisoning. Additional Inspector General Police Hyderabad Dr Waliullah Dal, and other police officers briefed the committee, chaired by Raja Khurram Shahzad Nawaz, that Journalist Aziz Memon […]


Journalist killed in Swat attack

MINGORA: A journalist, who was also a local leader of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz and member of the peace committee, was shot dead in the Shakardara area of tehsil Matta on Tuesday. According to police, Javedullah Khan was going to his fields in his car when some unidentified assailants opened fire on his vehicle, leaving […]


Veteran journalist Anil Datta remembered

At a condolence reference for veteran journalist Anil Datta, who was associated with The News when he died in June last year, his friends and fellow journalists remembered him as a cultured man who had extraordinary knowledge of Western classical music and a person whose ever-smiling face would not let his troubled and isolated personal […]


Journalist Fasih ur Rehman passes away

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Journalist Fasih ur Rehman passed away on Tuesday evening after suffering a cardiac arrest. He was 47. Rehman had been part of the first team of Geo News Islamabad. He also served as bureau chief for Dunya and Express TV. His funeral prayers will be held at Civil Secretariat in Lahore today. The media and […]


11th death anniversary of journalist Musa Khankhel marked

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MINGORA: The members of the civil society and journalists on Tuesday paid glowing tributes to Musa Khankhel on his 11th death anniversary. District Police Officer Syed Ashfaq Anwar was the chief guest on the occasion while a large number of journalists, civil society members, educationists, traders, political activists and youth also participated in the event. […]


APNS condoles demise of mother of newspaper chief editor

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KARACHI: The All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS) expressed its grief over the sad demise of the wife of Late Abdul Rashid Ghazi and grandmother of Humayun Tariq, Chief Editor Daily Business Report, Faisalabad, says a press release on Sunday. APNS President Hameed Haroon and Secretary General Sarmad Ali have expressed their condolence to the bereaved […]


Faiz Ahmed Faiz’s 109th birth anniversary observed

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Islamabad: Famous intellectual, revolutionary Urdu Poet ‘Faiz Ahmad Faiz’ was remembered on his 109th birth anniversary on Thursday. Faiz Ahmad Faiz was born on February 13, 1911 in Sialkot, the birthplace of Poet of the East, Allama Muhammad Iqbal. After having completing his education, Faiz worked as a teacher, journalist and a politician as well. […]