List of newspapers in Pakistan

Following is a list of newspapers in Pakistan.

Most news sources are owned by a few media conglomerates.

Newspaper Type Language Location Founded Notes
Azad Riasat
(روزنامہ آزاد ریاست)
Daily Urdu Karachi 2010 an independent newspaper
Daily Barraan
(Urdu:روزنامہ باران)
Daily Urdu کرک 2015 an independent newspaper
Daily Rozan
(روزنامہ روزن)
Daily Urdu Gujrat 1994 An Independent Newspaper
(Urdu:نیوز الرٹ)
Daily Urdu Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Multan, Gujrat, Sialkot, Kashmir, London 2014
Daily Jang[1]
(Urdu:جنگ اخبار)
Daily Urdu Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Multan, London 1946 Second oldest continuously published Urdu language newspaper in Pakistan
Daily Nawa-i-Waqt[1] Daily Urdu Lahore, Karachi, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Multan 1940 Oldest continuously published Urdu language newspaper in Pakistan
Daily The Patriot Daily English Islamabad, Lahore
(Urdu: خبریں)
Daily Urdu Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi, Hyderabad, Multan, Muzafarabad, Peshawer, Sukker 1992
The Daily Pakistan[2]
(Urdu: روزانہ پاکستان)
Daily Urdu Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi, Quetta and Muzaffarabad 1991
Weekly Ajdad Islamabad
(Urdu: اجداد اسلام آباد
Weekly Urdu Islamabad 2016 History, Traditions, Literature, Reform
(Urdu: قدرت اخبار)
Urdu Islamabad, Karachi, Quetta 2004 Current news
Daily Express[2]
Daily Urdu Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Faisalabad, Quetta, Peshawar, Multan 1998 International and regional news
Daily Muballigh (Urdu Newspaper)
(روزنامہ مبلغ)
Daily Urdu Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore 2009 National and Regional News,
Daily Nai Baat Daily Urdu Lahore, Karachi, Multan, Peshawar, Quetta 2011 Current/political
Daily Sarhad(سرحد) Daily Urdu Peshawar 1970
Daily Jiddat(جدت) Daily Urdu Karachi, Lahore. 1982
Business Recorder Daily English Karachi, Islamabad and Lahore 1965 Pakistan's first financial newspaper
Daily Times Daily English Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad 2002
Dawn [3] Daily English Karachi, Islamabad and Lahore 1947
The Friday Times[3] Weekly English Lahore 1989 Weekly newspaper
Lahore Post Daily Urdu Lahore 1996
Daily Naya Zamana Daily Urdu Lahore
The Frontier Post English Peshawar, Quetta and Lahore 1985
The Nation[3] English Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad 1986
The News International English Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad/Rawalpindi and London 1991
Pakistan Observer English Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Muzaffarabad and Quetta 1988
The Post English Lahore, Islamabad and Karachi 2005 Defunct
Khalsa Akhbar Lahore Punjabi Lahore 1886 Defunct
The Regional Times of Sindh English Karachi, Hyderabad
The Star English Karachi 1951 Dawn Group's evening newspaper; now defunct
The Statesman English Peshawar 2002
Pakistan Today English Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad 2010
The Lahore Times English Lahore 2011 Online only
Border Times Pakistan English KPK 2016 Online only
Voice of Journalists Islamabad 2013 Online only
Daily Pakistan[2] Urdu Lahore, Islamabad, Karachi, Peshawar 1997
Daily Karachi News Urdu Karachi 2015
Frontline Daily Urdu Karachi 2005
The Express Tribune English Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Peshawar 2010
Daily Dunya[4] Daily Urdu Lahore, Karachi, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Multan, Islamabad 2012
Jehan Pakistan Urdu Lahore, Karachi, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Islamabad 2012
Millat (Gujarati: મલ્લત) Gujarati Karachi 1946
Vatan (Gujarati: વતન) Gujarati Karachi 1942
Wahdat (Pashto: وحدت) Pashto Peshawar 1983
Khabraan (Punjabi: خبراں) Punjabi Lahore 2004
Lokai (Punjabi: لوکائی) Punjabi Lahore
Bhulekha (Punjabi: بھلیکھا) Punjabi Lahore 1989
Chitral Vision (Khowar: چترال وژن) (Urdu: چترال وژن) Khowar Karachi, Chitral, Peshawar 1996
Alakh (Sindhi: اَلَکُ) Daily Sindhi Hyderabad
Daily Hilal-e-Pakistan (Sindhi: هلال پاڪستان) Daily Sindhi Karachi 1946
Daily Ibrat (Sindhi: عبرت) Daily Sindhi Hyderabad 1958
Kawish (Sindhi: ڪاوش)[4] Daily Sindhi Hyderabad 1990
Daily Koshish (Sindhi: ڪوشش) Daily Sindhi Hyderabad 1998
Daily Mehran (Sindhi: مهراڻ) Daily Sindhi Hyderabad 1957
Daily Sindhi Karachi
Daily Safeer (Sindhi: سفیر) Daily Sindhi Hyderabad
Daily Shaam (Sindhi: شام) Daily Sindhi Hyderabad 1999
Daily Sindh (Sindhi: سنڌ) Daily Sindhi Hyderabad 1995
Daily Sindu (Sindhi: سنڌو) Daily Sindhi Hyderabad 1989
Shan e Gujrat (Urdu: شان گجرات) Urdu Gujrat 2009
Falak News (Pakistan Newspaper) (Urdu: فلک نیوز) Online Urdu Islamabad 2014 First online Urdu Unicode newspaper
Daily Basharat (Urdu: روزنامہ بشارت) Daily Urdu Karachi, Hyderabad 1952 Leading Urdu Newpaper of Sindh
Ummat Urdu (Islamabad Pakistan Newspaper) (Urdu:) Urdu Islamabad 2016 First online Urdu newspaper
Manend e Aaina Weekly Urdu Malakand 2015 First newspaper on Malakand, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Pakistani issues

See also


  1. 1 2, 'Daily Jang' newspaper on website, Retrieved 2 Nov 2016
  2. 1 2 3, 'Daily Pakistan' newspaper in Urdu language on website, Retrieved 2 Nov 2016
  3. 1 2 3, List of member newspapers of All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS), Retrieved 2 Nov 2016
  4. 1 2, 'Daily Dunya' newspaper on website, Retrieved 2 Nov 2016

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