March 17, 2017
ISLAMABAD – Muhammad Javed, 52, a photojournalist with The Express Tribune in Islamabad passed away Thursday evening following a protracted illness.
Tribune reported Friday that Javed had recently been diagnosed with bone cancer and was being treated at a local hospital. Earlier on he suffered from tuberculosis for a long time.
The deceased leaves behind a daughter, 15, a son 11, and a widow.
Javed was associated with The Express Tribune for seven years during which he covered a number of major events.
He was to be buried in Rawalpindi on Friday afternoon.
The News, May 26, 2017
So I call my relative who is a retired general and I begin to sing ‘eppybirddaytoyoo’ in that falsetto tone we all use to denote unbridled joy and warmth and he says, not you too, please stop right this instance, don’t even think of continuing…
Hey, I say, why the grumpy mood?
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