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Former Dawn staffer Zakiullah Sharif passes away

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KARACHI: Senior journalist Zakiullah Sharif, a former edition in charge of Dawn, died in the United States after a prolonged illness. He was 81. His funeral prayer was held at Tracy’s Lowry mosque in California on Wednesday. He was laid to rest in the Mountain House graveyard. He was the elder brother of former Dawn […]

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Senior journalist Salamat Ali passes away

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ISLAMABAD: Senior journalist Salamat Ali passed away at a local hospital in Islamabad on Wednesday. He was 84.Mr Ali served and headed a number of newspapers. He was jailed during the tenures of two dictators — Ayub Khan and Ziaul Haq — for writing in favour of democracy and basic human rights.After being released from […]

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Senior journalist Aamir Malick laid to rest

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Senior journalist Aamir Ahmed Malick breathed his last a day earlier and was laid to rest at the graveyard of the University of Karachi on Sunday evening. Malick had been associated with a number of English dailies on senior editorial positions. Twice he was part of The News, Karachi. He also worked for the creative […]

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Asad Sahi laid to rest

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LAHORE: Senior journalist Asad Sahi, 45, was laid to rest at his ancestral Mundrawala Town of Daska on Sunday. Sahi, the chief reporter of City 42, had died of a cardiac arrest in Lahore on Saturday night. A large number of journalists, friends, family members and police officers attended the funeral prayers of Sahi, who […]

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The Nation correspondent passes away

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BAHAWALPUR: Senior journalist and Daily The Nation Correspondent in Bahawalpur, Muhammad Afzaal Hameed who passed away on Monday was laid to rest in his native graveyard Noor Shah Bukhari. The deceased was 74. Earlier, his funeral was offered which was attended by a large number of people from all walks of life including local leadership […]

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Senior journalist Kamran Khan leaves Geo TV

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KARACHI: Senior journalist and anchorperson Kamran Khan on Thursday night announced that he is leaving Geo TV, where he used to host nightly show “Aaj Kamran Khan Ke Sath”. Sources belonging to journalist fraternity said that Khan has joined Bol Network – an upcoming private media group. He is one of the several senior staffers […]

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Police van hits car of journalist

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LAHORE: A car being driven by a senior journalist was hit from the rear by a double-cabin police vehicle on Zahoor Elahi Road on Saturday. The car was damaged but the journalist remained safe. The accident occurred when the double-cabin (LED 4532) carrying armed policemen escorting a private car tried to overtake the journalist’s car […]

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SC may hear senior journalist on payment allegation

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ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court indicated on Monday that it would give the right of hearing to senior journalist Nazir Naji on an allegation that he had received Rs3 million from the Intelligence Bureau (IB) during the second government of PML-N in 1999. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry asked Attorney General […]

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Journalist Ejaz Ghani dies at 75

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KARACHI: Senior journalist Ejaz Ghani has passed away at 75, his family said on Monday. It said that Mr Ghani breathed his last on Sunday morning. He was later buried at Mohammad Shah graveyard in North Karachi. Mr Ghani began his professional life in 1960s in Bangladesh where he worked for 1960s Daily Chronicle, Daily […]

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Journalist pleads for proper probe into son’s murder

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KARACHI: Expressing dissatisfaction over Thatta police’s probe into murder of his son, Rafiq Jalbani, senior journalist Abbas Jalbani on Friday demanded investigation led by ‘senior and good reputed police officers’ so that requirements of justice could be fulfilled. Speaking at a press conference at Karachi Press Club, Mr Jalbani said he had also moved an […]

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Journalist Shafi Aqeel remembered

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KARACHI: Well-known journalist, writer and poet Shafi Aqeel was laid to rest on Saturday afternoon. Aged 83, he passed away after a long illness here on Friday night. He had been associated with the Jang newspaper for more than six decades and was in charge of its literary magazine. He also wrote books on varied […]

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Noted author, intellectual, journalist Shafi Aqeel passes away

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KARACHI: Renowned writer, intellectual, critic and senior journalist Shafi Aqeel breathed his last after protracted illness here at a local hospital on Friday night. He was 83.Shafi Aqeel got infection in his lungs and was having difficulty in breathing.The senior journalist remained associated with Roznama Jang for 63 years in various capacities. Until his last […]

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Elections revealed fault lines in media, moot told

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KARACHI: “President Ayub said ‘Strengthen my hands’. Then someone else raised the slogan ‘Pakistan first!’ No. The people of Pakistan come first,” said I.A. Rehman, senior journalist and general secretary of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan at the fourth National Media Conference on Tuesday. “Where does democracy fit in this country that still hasn’t […]

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Ayesha Haroon laid to rest in Lahore

LAHORE: Ayesha Haroon, former editor of The News, was laid to rest on Thursday after the Zohr prayers. Her funeral prayers were held at the mosque near her residence 78-Haroon Street, Babar Block, New Garden Town, near Barkat Market. She was buried next to her father’s (Syed Haroon Shah) grave in the family quad at […]

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