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APNS grieved over death of Chairman PBA’s mother

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KARACHI: The APNS has expressed its profound grief over the sad demise of the mother of Chairman Pakistan Broadcasters Association Shakeel Masud Hussain. APNS President Hameed Haroon and Secretary General Sarmad Ali condoled with Chairman Pakistan Broadcasters Association, Shakeel Masud Hussain on the demise of his mother. The APNS office-bearers prayed that Almighty Allah may […]

DawnNews CEO’s mother passes away

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LAHORE: Begum Shakila Masood Hussain, the widow of the late Mian Masood Hussain and mother of Shakeel Masood, the chairman of the Pakistan Broadcasters Association (PBA) and DawnNews CEO, breathed her last here on Saturday. She was buried in the family graveyard next to her husband in Lahore the same day. Due to current circumstances, […]

FM Condoles Death Of Senior Journalist Shahid Ur Rehman

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ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi Wednesday expressed grief over the sad demise of senior journalist Shahid ur Rehman. He prayed for the departed soul and courage to the bereaved family to bear the loss with fortitude. He said the services of late Shahid ur Rehman in the field of journalism would be remembered for […]

PFUJ condolences death of Shahid ur Rehman

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Islamabad: Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) has paid rich tributes to the senior journalist Shahid Ur Rehman who expired due to cardiac arrest here on Wednesday, says a press release. In a joint statement by PFUJ President Shahzada Zulfiqar and Secretary General Nasir Zaidi said his death is great loss to the journalists community […]

Veteran journalist Shahidur Rehman passes away

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ISLAMABAD: Veteran journalist Shahidur Rehman passed away on Wednesday due to cardiac arrest. He was 74. His funeral will take place at H-11 graveyard today (Thursday) at 11am. In a condolence message, Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) paid tributes to the senior journalist. PFUJ President Shahzada Zulfiqar and Secretary General Nasir Zaidi said his […]

Ahfaz, a fearless fighter for free press, passes away

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KARACHI: Ahfazur Rehman, a journalist admired for his lifelong struggle for a free press, breathed his last in the wee hours of Sunday at a hospital in Karachi. He was laid to rest at TP2 graveyard, Mehmoodabad. His death has robbed journalism and trade unionism in Pakistan of one of its finest in the shape […]

Moroccan envoy offers condolences over Mir Javed Rahman’s death

KARACHI: Ambassador of Morocco H.E. Mohammad Karmoune has expressed his deep condolences over the sad demise of Chairman Jang Group Mir Javed-ur-Rehman, who had recently passed away peacefully. In his condolence message to Editor-in-Chief Jang/Geo Group Mir Shakil-ur-Rehman, the ambassador maintained that Mir Javed-ur-Rehman was a nobleman and was an asset of journalism in Pakistan, […]

Iran offers condolence over demise of Mir JavedRahman

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ISLAMABAD: Iran has expressed sincere condolences on the sad demise of Chairman Jang Group Mir JavedRahman with the media society of Pakistan here on Saturday. Terming late Mir JavedRahman a great journalist, the Iran’s embassy in Islamabad in a condolence letter to the Editor-in-Chief Jang/Geo Group has said that “Embassy of the Islamic Republic of […]

Condolences continue to pour for Mir Javed Rahman

KARACHI: Condolences continue to pour for the death of Chairman Jang Group and printer and publisher of the Jang Group of Publications Mir Javed Rahman who passed away on Tuesday, March 31. Expressing condolences during Geo News programme Capital Talk, the State Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan said he is personally saddened over […]

Mir Javed Rahman: Editorial boards of Jang and The News condole demise

KARACHI: The editorial boards of Jang and The News have offered condolences to Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman and other family members on the demise of Jang Group Publisher Mir Javed Rahman, remembering him as a dedicated member of the journalist community, who always upheld the highest ideals of his profession. The editorial boards said the late publisher […]

Jang Group’s publisher Mir Javedur Rehman passes away in Karachi

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Jang Group’s publisher Mir Javedur Rehman passed away in Karachi on Tuesday, Geo TV reported. Mir Javed was fighting lung cancer and was undergoing treatment in Karachi, senior anchorperson Hamid Mir told Geo News. The deceased was the older son of Mir Khalilur Rehman, the founder of Jang Group and the brother of Mir Shakilur […]

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 […]