Transitions | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF) | Page 4

Pakistan Press Foundation

Transitions

Journalist Jaffar Memon Passes Away

Pakistan Press Foundation

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

Pakistan Press Foundation

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

Pakistan Press Foundation

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

Pakistan Press Foundation

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

Pakistan Press Foundation

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


Warning: Use of undefined constant url - assumed 'url' (this will throw an Error in a future version of PHP) in /nfs/c08/h05/mnt/125142/domains/pakistanpressfoundation.org/html/wp-content/themes/blogstrendtheme/functions/inkthemes-functions.php on line 237

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


Warning: Use of undefined constant url - assumed 'url' (this will throw an Error in a future version of PHP) in /nfs/c08/h05/mnt/125142/domains/pakistanpressfoundation.org/html/wp-content/themes/blogstrendtheme/functions/inkthemes-functions.php on line 237

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

Pakistan Press Foundation

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

Pakistan Press Foundation

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

Pakistan Press Foundation

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

Pakistan Press Foundation

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. […]


Social media pays tribute to Asma Jahangir on second death anniversary

Pakistan Press Foundation

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


Warning: Use of undefined constant url - assumed 'url' (this will throw an Error in a future version of PHP) in /nfs/c08/h05/mnt/125142/domains/pakistanpressfoundation.org/html/wp-content/themes/blogstrendtheme/functions/inkthemes-functions.php on line 237

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

Pakistan Press Foundation

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 […]