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Sports Journalist K R Wadhwaney passes away

Veteran sports journalist and author K R Wadhwaney recently died in Delhi. He was born in Karachi (now in Pakistan), migrated to Lucknow after the partition in 1947. After working in top organisations, Wadhwaney later went on to become the Sports Editor of the Indian Express newspaper.

K R Wadhwaney, veteran sports journalist and author, passes away

K R Wadhwaney (90), the veteran sports journalist and author, has passed away in Delhi. Born in Karachi (now in Pakistan), migrated to Lucknow after the partition in 1947. He started his career in Lucknow before moving to New Delhi in the 1960s. He remained active as a sports journalist for almost 50 years. After ..

Fahmida Riaz, noted poet and human rights activist of Pakistan, passes away

Fahmida Riaz (73), the noted India-born Pakistani poet and human rights activist, has passed away in Lahore on November 22. She worked with Radio Pakistan and BBC Urdu service (Radio) Riaz fled Pakistan during former military dictator Gen Zia-ul-Haq’s rule and lived in self exile in India for 7 years. The poems from her collection ..

Arif Alvi elected as new President of Pakistan

Dr Arif Alvi has been elected as the new President of Pakistan and will take the oath of the office on September 9. He will succeed Mamnoon Hussain. Dr. Alvi is a close ally of Prime Minister Imran Khan and one of the founding members of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party.

Mushtaq Ahmed Yousufi, renowned Urdu satirist passes away

Mushtaq Ahmed Yousufi (94), the renowned Urdu satirist and humourist of the Indian subcontinent, has passed away in Karachi, Pakistan on June 20, 2018. He was widely admired in the literary circles for his unique way of writing and subtle satire. Born in Jaipur (Rajasthan ) in 1923 and educated at the Aligarh Muslim University ..

Pakistan confers Nisan-i-Imtiaz on Saadat Hasan Manto

Pakistan Govt conferred its highest civilian honor Nisan-i-Imtiaz on famous Pakistani writer Saadat Hasan Manto. Manto is popular for his Urdu short stories, especially those that explored the impact of the partition of the subcontinent into India and Pakistan in 1947. Some of his famous short stories include Toba Tek Singh, Bu (Odour), Khol Do ..

Pakistan releases Surjeet Singh

Pakistan freed Indian prisoner Surjeet Singh who has served a life term following his arrest on charges of spying in the 1980s. Singh was freed from Kot Lakhpat Jail. Indian team present at Wagah will receive over 300 fishermen being repatriated. Surjit Singh was arrested by Pakistani police on allegations of spying during the rule ..