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Veteran journalist Iqbal Mirza dies

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Veteran journalist and Assistant Editor Reporting Business Recorder Iqbal Mirza passed away on Tues-day night after brief illness. He was 81. He was survived by a wife and four daughters. His funeral prayers will be held at Masjid-e-Arifeen near Sea Breeze Plaza on Shahrah-e-Faisal at 1:30 pm on Wednesday. He will be laid to rest […]

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‘Dr Majid Nizami Number’ published

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LAHORE: The special October number of the monthly Nazaria-i-Pakistan, entitled as “Dr Majid Nizami Number”, has been published under the auspices of the Nazaria-i-Pakistan Trust. This special number contains the essays, columns and impressions of people from different walks of life including the personages in power, eminent intellectuals, columnists and journalists, capturing the myriad aspects […]

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Tributes to Nizami at NY meeting

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NEW YORK: Paying tributes to veteran journalist Dr Majid Nizami, speakers said that he fought for Pakistan and its ideology throughout his life. They expressed these views at a meeting held on Wednesday to honour the memory of late Dr Majid Nizami. The meeting was organised by Tyeba Zia, a columnist for the Nawa-i-Waqt, in […]

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Memorial ticket, Sitara-e-Imtiaz demanded for Majid Nizami

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MULTAN/WAZIRABAD: Speakers at a condolence reference held in the memory of veteran journalist and The Nation Editor-in-Chief Majid Nizami paid glowing tributes to him for his national services. They also demanded that the government should issue a memorial ticket in recognition of his efforts besides granting him Sitara-e-Imtiaz. The event was organised by Nazariya-e-Pakistan Forum […]

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Majid Nizami’s Qul held in Lahore

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LAHORE: People from various walks of life attended the Qul of veteran journalist and Nawa-i-Waqat Group Chairman Majid Nizami at his residence on Mason Road on Sunday. Many personalities including federal and provincial ministers, politicians, bureaucrats, retired judges, senior journalists, lawyers and social elite were present on the occasion. Prominent among them were Sartaj Aziz, […]

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RIP Majid Nizami

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Veteran journalist, editor and publisher Majid Nizami passed away on Friday at the age of 86, leaving Pakistan without one of its most respected and consistent voices in journalism. As chairman of the Nawa-i-Waqt Group and before that as editor-in-chief of Nawa-i-Waqt, Majid Nizami was a veritable institution in Pakistani journalism for over 50 years […]

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Majid Nizami laid to rest

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LAHORE: Majid Nizami, a veteran journalist and editor-in-chief of the Nawai Waqt Group, died here at a hospital in the small hours of Saturday. He was 86. Majid Nizami was under treatment for severe chest infection for the past three weeks. He had earlier undergone three heart bypass surgeries. His daughter and managing editor of […]

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Majid Nizami in hospital

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LAHORE: Veteran journalist and editor-in-chief of the Nawai Waqt Group Majid Nizami was said to be in a critical condition in a local private hospital on Thursday, with the family sources saying that he was slowly getting better. Mr Nizami, who is suffering from a heart ailment, was admitted to the hospital three weeks ago. […]

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Nizami for responsible journalism

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LAHORE: Journalism is the fourth pillar of state, the Nation Editor-in-chief reiterated on World Press Freedom Day Saturday. The veteran journalist laid stress on responsible journalism. “Like Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Army Chief General Raheel Sharif reposed his faith in freedom of the press, acknowledging the significance of journalism. However, the code of conduct is […]

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Remembering a veteran journalist

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When somebody you have known for 54 years suddenly passes away, it is always a shock. When, however, the person has been in a coma for some considerable time and then pegs down from unnatural causes, it somehow lessens the feeling of distress, for one is forewarned that the worst could happen –– like in […]

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Veteran journalist Burney passes away

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KARACHI: Izharul Hasan Burney, a journalist with more than five decades of experience, died peacefully on Tuesday at his home after remaining in coma for about four months. He was 83. He is survived by his wife, Mrs Khawar Burney, two sons and a daughter. Known as I.H. Burney, he kept on working until he […]

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CPNE pays homage to Fasieh Iqbal

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Speakers at a condolence meeting organised by Council of Pakistan Newspaper Editors (CPNE) for veteran journalist and newspaper editor Fasieh Iqbal on Saturday paid glowing tributes to him. They recalled services that the late Fasieh Iqbal rendered for the cause of freedom of press and restoration of democracy in the country. They also praised his […]

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Arif Nizami inquires after Riaz ur Rehman Sagar

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LAHORE: Cakertaker Minister for Information and Broadcasting Arif Nizami on Sunday visited a local hospital and inquired after the veteran journalist Riaz-ur-Rehman Sagar. The minister assured the family memebers that all possible health and treatment facilities would be provided to the ailing journalist. Arif Nizami said Riaz ur Rehman Sagar had contributed a lot in […]

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Condolence reference held for M.A Majid

KARACHI: The Dawn Unit of Karachi Union of Journalists (KUJ) held a condolence reference for veteran journalist late M.A Majid for his services to journalism, the trade union movement and his fight for the cause of the downtrodden. Those who spoke included senior journalists Mohammad Ali Siddiqui, Zubaida Mustafa, Jawaid Bokhari, Habib Khan Ghori, Asim […]

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