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Legendary Qawaal Amjad Sabri assassinated in Karachi

Legendary Qawaal Amjad Sabri assassinated in Karachi

Pakistan mourns killing of famed qawwal, a beautiful voice and amazing human being KARACHI – Renowned Pakistani qawwali singer Amjad Sabri was shot dead in Karachi on Wednesday when unknown gunmen fired at his car. The attack took place in Liaquatabad area of Karachi. Armed motorcyclists opened fire on the qawwal’s Honda Civic, SP Asghar Usman confirmed. His driver is ... Read More »

Mohammad Ali dies at 74: World pays rich tribute to boxing legend

Mohammad Ali dies at 74: World pays rich tribute to boxing legend

Muhammad Ali, the former world heavyweight boxing champion and one of sport’s most influential individuals, has died aged 74. The sports hero, who had been battling Parkinson’s disease for decades, passed away in a hospital here where he had been admitted earlier this week suffering from respiratory problems. Ali had been living in the Phoenix area with his fourth wife, ... Read More »

Renowned Urdu novelist Fatima Surayya Bajia passes away

Renowned Urdu novelist Fatima Surayya Bajia passes away

Pakistan’s well-known play writer and Urdu novelist Fatima Surayya Bajia passed away in Karachi after a prolonged illness at the age of 85. She was suffering from throat cancer. She was one of the famous persons in Pakistan’s society. Bajia has been awarded several awards including the Pride of Performance, Hilal-i-Imtiaz and Japan’s highest civil award for her work. She ... Read More »

Fans and stars pay tribute to legendary rock star, David Bowie

David Bowie - the legendary rock star dies of cancer aged 69

David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle with cancer. He died Sunday, two days after his birthday, when his album “Blackstar” was released. Bowie rose to fame in the early 1970s and was revered as an innovative songwriter and performer, including his particularly eye-catching alter ego Ziggy Stardust. His many hits included ... Read More »

Founding father of PTV Aslam Azhar passes away

Founding father of PTV Aslam Azhar passed away

ISLAMABAD (Pakistan) – Legendary broadcaster and former managing director of Pakistan Television (PTV) Aslam Azhar, also known as father of PTV died on Tuesday at his home. He will be laid in Islamabad’s H-11 graveyard today (Wednesday) after Zohr prayers. Azhar, who had undergone prostate surgery last month, was on his way to recovery, but on Tuesday he reportedly got ... Read More »

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