January 03, 2017
KARACHI - The Democrats made a clean sweelp of the Karachi Press Club elections for 2017 on Saturday.
According to results, the panel's candidate for president Siraj Ahmed secured 464 votes to win the election. His rival candidate from The Journalist panel Abid Hussain got 225 votes.
The Democrats panel's candidate for the office of general secretary Maqsood Ahmed Yousufi got 497 votes. The candidate for vice president from the same panel, Syed Minhaj-ul-Rab, cvollected 425 votes.
Similarly, Moosa Kaleem became the treasurer and Naimat Khan the joint secretary.
All seven members of the governing body who won were from The Democrats panel. - Agencies
Pakistan Observer, December 17, 2016
Every so often we hear of some person who has been arrested for touching someone’s child. His defense is always that it was an innocent gesture of affection or that he was struck by a bout of homesickness and thinking of his own children back home and meant no harm.
Probably he did not mean anything untoward and one ...Read more...
Ahmed Ali Khan, former editor-in-chief of Dawn, died in Karachi on 13 March 2007. Born in 1924 in Bhopal, his association with Dawn began in Delhi in 1946 and ended in Karachi in 2004. He also served as editor of the Pakistan Times, Lahore. He was with Dawn for nearly 42 years — 28 of them as editor/chief editor.
The Muslim, Islamabad’s first English language newspaper, was launched in 1979 by Agha Murtaza Poya.