12.7 C
Thursday, April 11, 2024
HomeNewsVeteran multilingual scribe Arif Shaikh passes away

Veteran multilingual scribe Arif Shaikh passes away

Related stories

J&K police release list of seized assets used for terrorism

Jammu, Feb 16 : The police in Jammu and...

Israel says 4 mln citizens vaccinated against Covid-19

Jerusalem, Feb 17 : Israeli officials announced that some...

Hungary to receive first shipment of Chinese vaccines

Beijing, Feb 17 : A Hungarian cargo plane loaded...

Aurangabad, March 8 : Veteran English and Urdu Journalist Arif Shaikh passed away in a private hospital following a brief illness here on Monday evening, family sources said.
Shaikh was 70 and is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter.
Shaikh’s last rites were performed at the Masjid Ganje Shaheedan late on Monday night, followed by his burial at the Ganje Shaheedan cemetery.
Shaikh had a long stint as a journalist with over 40 years of experience in Marathi, English, Urdu and Hindi journalism.
He started his career in 1970 with Ajintha Daily, and worked in Marathwada, Aurangabad Times and United News Of India before joining the Indian Express in Mumbai, where he worked for over 15 years.
Later, he joined the Mid Day in Mumbai besides working with Hindi Daily Citizens. He also launched an English language weekly, Public Express, in Aurangabad.


- Never miss a story with notifications

- Gain full access to our premium content

- Browse free from up to 5 devices at once

Latest stories