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Adab-i-Latif’s Siddiqa Begum passes away

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LAHORE: Siddiqa Begum, the chief editor of the oldest Urdu literary journal of the country Adab-i-Latif, passed away after a protracted illness here on Sunday. Funeral prayers for the deceased were offered at Green Acres Housing Scheme on the Raiwind Road and she was laid rest in the graveyard of the neighbourhood. Qul for the […]


Poet Arif Shafique passes away in Karachi

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KARACHI: Noted poet Arif Shafique passed away on Saturday after a protracted illness. He was 63. His funeral prayers were offered at Al-Falah Masjid in F C. Area and he was buried at a local graveyard. He is survived by a widow, two daughters and two sons. A large number of people, including Muttahida Qaumi […]


SM Ali: A visionary journalist who served the nation

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Syed Mohammad Ali, popularly known as SM Ali, a distinguished journalist of Bangladesh, was born ninety-one years ago in this month—on December 5, to be specific—in a well-known literary family of Sylhet. His is a candid portrait of a journalist who decided early in life to devote his intellectual and writing gift to serving the […]


Renowned Journalist, Former APP MD Masood Malik Passes Away

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Renowned journalist and former Managing Director of national premier news agency – Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) – Masood Malik Tuesday passed away after protracted illness. The funeral prayers of Masood Malik would be offered on Wednesday, December 11, at 11:00 a.m., at Sector H-8 Graveyard, Momin Masood, the son of deceased, told the APP. […]


Tribute paid to senior journalist late Usman Ajmery

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A condolence reference was held to pay tribute to senior journalist and Bureau Chief of Urdu daily Nawai Waqat late Muhammad Usman Ajmery, here at Hyderabad Press Club on Sunday. Those who spoke included senior journalist and general secretary PFUJ (Dastoor) Sohail Afzal, Secretary Karachi Press Club Arman Sabir, secretary Hyderabad Press Club Muhammad Hussain […]


Iconic journalist Zafar Mirza is no more

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LAHORE: Iconic journalist Zafar Iqbal Mirza — popularly known as ZIM based on his initials or by his pen name Lahori — breathed his last in the early hours of Monday morning after a pneumonia attack that came at the back of his long persisting lungs’ complications. He was 83. Mr Mirza was laid to […]


Renowned Journalist Zafar Ali Khan Remembered On 63rd Death Anniversary

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The 63rd death anniversary of renowned writer, journalist Maulana Zafar Ali Khan was observed on Wednesday among all literary circles. Maulana Zafar Ali Khan was not only a courageous journalist but he was also a celebrated writer, poet, translator who played an important role in Pakistan Movement. Maulana Zafar Ali Khan died on November 27, […]


Female Pakistani journalist shot dead by husband for not quitting job

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A 27-year-old female Pakistani journalist was killed here on Monday allegedly by her husband, also a scribe, for not quitting her job. The couple got married seven months ago but then the relations turned sour soon, according to an FIR. Urooj Iqbal was associated with a Urdu daily and was entering her office situated in […]


Veteran sports journalist Rehanullah Siddiqui is no more

The world of sports journalism in Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates was dealt a huge blow with the death of veteran journalist Rehanullah Siddiqui on Saturday. The 76-year-old who served as sports editor of multiple English newspapers, including Dawn, Khaleej Times and Gulf News, passed away in London last week. Rehanullah covered sports, especially […]