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Social media pays tribute to Asma Jahangir on second death anniversary

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Pakistanis on social media Tuesday paid rich tribute to human rights activist and laywer Asma  Jahangir  on her second death anniversary. Asma Jahangir was a recipient of the UN Human Rights Prize 2018 and also bagged several national and international awards, including Sitara-i-Imtiaz in 1995, the American Bar Association International Human Rights Award in 1992, […]

Hundreds attend funeral of father of senior journalist

MIRPURKHAS -Hundreds of people, includ­ing journalists, and people belonging to other walks of life atended the funeral prayer of father of a senior journalist and National Press Club President Sohail Ahmed Khan here on Sun­day. Ahmed’s father had breathed his last on Satur­day night at Satellite Town due to protracted illness. His funeral prayer was […]

Novelist Nisar Aziz Butt passes away

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LAHORE: Eminent novelist Nisar Aziz Butt passed away here in the early hours of Friday. She was 93. According to information provided by a member of her family, Nisar had suffered a stroke on Sunday night. She passed away peacefully at Fajr time, surrounded by her sons Ashar Aziz and Ahmar Aziz Butt, brothers, grandchildren […]

Siddique Baloch remembered on 2nd death anniversary

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QUETTA: A ceremony was organised at Quetta Press Club on Thursday to pay tribute to veteran journalist Siddique Baloch on his second death anniversary. Former CM and Chief of Sarawan Nawab Aslam Khan Raisani called the late journalist a ‘voice of the voiceless people of Balochistan’ adding that Baloch fought for the rights of the […]

Professor Sharif al Mujahid laid to rest

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Professor Sharif al Mujahid, a founding member of the Karachi University’s Mass Communication Department, passed away on Monday morning. He was 93 years old. His funeral prayers were offered at Masjid-e-Ibrahim in the KU after Namaz-e-Asr. Later, he was buried at the Karachi University Graveyard. KU acting vice chancellor Professor Dr Khalid Mahmood Iraqi, who […]

Senior journalist Khalique Zuberi passes away

ISLAMABAD: Senior journalist Khalique Zuberi passed away on Monday after a brief ailment. He was 80. His Namaz-i-Janaza (funeral prayer) was offered at the National Press Club which was attended by his colleagues, relatives and a large number of journalists. Later, he was buried at H-11 graveyard. Mr Zuberi started his career from PPI in […]

Condolence reference held for short story writer Hameed Sindhi

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HYDERABAD: Literati and other scholars paid homage to short story writer Hameed Sindhi at a condolence reference organised at Sindh Museum by the culture department in collaboration with the Bazm-i-Rooh Rehan on Sunday evening. Speaking to the audience, poet Imdad Hussaini said that magazine Rooh Rehan was Sindhi’s love but when it was closed nobody […]

Condolence Reference For Syed Shams Rizvi Arranged At Punjab Council Of The Arts, Rawalpindi

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RAWALPINDI:Literary organization “Daira” in collaboration with Punjab Council of the Arts, Rawalpindi (PUCAR) arranged a condolence and literary reference for senior journalist late Syed Shams Rizvi here on Tuesday. The conference was presided over by Dr Ghazanfar Mehdi and addressed by Shamim Haider Syed, Director PUCAR Waqar Ahmed, Allama, Qamar Haider, Dr Riaz Ahmed, Dr […]

Senior Journalist Of APP Ijaz Ahmad Honored By World Body

Senior Journalist of Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) Peshawar Bureau Ijaz Ahmad has been honored as Director Media 4thpillar Team Khyber Pakhunkhwa Chapter. Having heavy profile in the field of journalism as well as sport, youth activities and tourism reporting, Ijaz Ahmad has vast experience of covering national and international sports, youth and tourism activities […]

Writer Hameed Sindhi passes away

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HYDERABAD: Writer and educationist Abdul Hameed Memon, known by his nom de plume Hameed Sindhi, breathed his last on Friday. He was 80 years old. According to Sindhi’s family, he had a cardiac arrest at his home in Qasimabad, Hyderabad, following which he died. His body was later shifted to his ancestral town in Naushahro […]

KU Prof Inam Bari laid to rest

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KARACHI: Former Karachi University mass communication department Professor Inam Bari, who passed away on Friday night, was laid to rest in the university graveyard on Saturday. He was suffering from renal disease for quite a long time and undergoing treatment at a private hospital in the metropolis. Scores of mourners, including educationists, relatives and a […]

Former Karachi University professor Inam Bari passes away

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Former Karachi University professor Inam Bari passed away in the metropolis on Friday night. He was suffering from a renal disease. The funeral prayers for the deceased will be held today (Saturday) after Zohr prayers at Karachi University Housing Society Scheme 33. The former professor of the university’s mass communication department was undergoing treatment at […]

Ex-Dawn Gujarati staffer passes away

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KARACHI: Moosaji You­suf Hafesji, former Edition in Charge of Dawn Gujarati, has recently passed away in London, his family said on Tuesday. He was 94. Also known as Deepak Bardolikar, Hafesji was born in November 1925 in Bardoli, India. His family said that after partition he migrated to Pakistan in 1948-49 and started working as […]

Dawn’s Dadu correspondent grieved

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DADU: Haji Roshan Ali Khushik, the elder brother of Dawn’s Dadu correspondent Qurban Ali Khushik, died of heart failure at his home in Pir Bakhsh Colony located within the city late on Sunday evening. He was laid to rest in the Lal Hindi graveyard on Monday. The PPP MNA and MPA from the area as […]