List of newspapers in Pakistan

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The total number of newspapers are 707 as 2019 according to Pakistan bureau of statistic.

Following is a list of newspapers in Pakistan.[1][2][3]

No. Newspaper Type Language Location Founded Notes
1 Pakistan Times (Urdu: پاکستان ٹائمز) Daily English, Urdu Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad, Peshawar, Gujranwala February 4, 1947

Relaunch January 1, 2019

Regional Sister NewsPaper of The Youth International
2 Karachi Post Daily English Karachi, Hyderabad 2010 The Karachi Post is founded by Mumtaz Ali Phulpoto in Karachi.
3 Star News Weekly English Shahdadpur, Karachi 2019
4 The Dayspring (English) Weekly English, Islamabad Launched on November 1, 2018 Pakistan first youth centric news agency independent newspaper of Dayspring Media
5 Pahenji Akhbar (Sindhi پيهنجي اخبار ) Daily Sindhi Karachi, Hyderabad, Islamabad, Sukkur 2018 First completely digital Sindhi Newspaper.
6 247 City News Daily Arabic, English, Urdu , Turkish, Sindhi Dubai, Karachi, Hyderabad, Islamabad, Istanbul Launched on February 2, 2018
7 Daily Ghazi News Newspaper Lahore(روزنامہ غازی نیوز) Daily Urdu Lahore, 2012 International and regional Newspaper
8 Daily Ibrat (عبرت) Daily Sindhi Hyderabad, Karachi, Sukkur, Lahore, Islamabad. 1958 International and regional news
9 Daily Jang[4]
(Urdu:جنگ اخبار)
Daily Urdu Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Multan, London 1946 Second-oldest continuously published Urdu language newspaper in Pakistan
10 Daily Nawa-i-Waqt[4] Daily Urdu Lahore, Karachi, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Multan 1940 Oldest continuously published Urdu language newspaper in Pakistan
11 Daily The Patriot Daily English Islamabad, Lahore
12 PakistanInfo (Urdu:پاکستان انفو) Daily English, Turkish, Persian All about Pakistan 2017 First multilingual online newspaper of Pakistan in regional languages
13 Khabrain
(Urdu: خبریں)
Daily Urdu Islamabad, Lahore, Karachi, Hyderabad, Multan, Muzafarabad, Peshawer, Sukker 1992
14 Daily Express
Daily Urdu Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Faisalabad, Quetta, Peshawar, Multan 1998 International and regional news
15 Daily Global News
( گلوبل نیوز )
Daily Urdu / English All Pakistan 1992 International and regional news
16 2AM
(ٹو ایم)
Daily Urdu/English worldwide 1993 International and regional news
17 BOL NEWS ( گلوبل نیوز ) Daily Urdu / English All Pakistan 2013 International and regional news
18 Daily Nai Baat Daily Urdu Lahore, Karachi, Multan, Peshawar, Quetta 2011 Current/political
19 Daily 24 Ghantay Daily Urdu Lahore 2017 Founded by Naeem Hashmi
20 Daily Sarhad(سرحد) Daily Urdu Peshawar 1970
21 Business Recorder Daily English Karachi, Islamabad and Lahore 1965 Pakistan's first financial newspaper
22 Daily Times Daily English Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad 2002
23 The Lahore Times - Lahore, Pakistan News Daily English worldwide 2011 International and regional news
24 Dawn[5] Daily English Karachi, Islamabad and Lahore 1947 Founded by Muhammad Ali Jinnah
25 The Friday Times[5] Weekly English Lahore 1989 Weekly newspaper
26 Punjab Post (پنجاب پوسٹ) Weekly (ہفت روزہ) Urdu Lahore 2002 Weekly (ہفت روزہ)
27 Bayan Daily Urdu Peshawar 2017
28 The Frontier Post English Peshawar, Quetta and Lahore 1985
29 The Nation[5] English Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad 1986
30 The News International English Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad/Rawalpindi and London 1991
31 Pakistan Observer English Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Muzaffarabad and Quetta 1988
32 The Post English Lahore, Islamabad and Karachi 2005 Defunct
33 Khalsa Akhbar Lahore Punjabi Lahore 1886 Defunct
34 The Regional Times of Sindh English Karachi, Hyderabad
35 The Star English Karachi 1951 Dawn Group's evening newspaper; now defunct
36 The Statesman English Peshawar 2002
37 Pakistan Today English Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad 2010
38 Daily Pakistan Urdu Lahore, Islamabad, Karachi, Peshawar 1997
39 The Express Tribune English Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Peshawar 2010
40 Daily Dunya[6] Daily Urdu Lahore, Karachi, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Multan, Islamabad 2012
41 Daily Nizaam[4]
(روزنامہ نظام)
Daily Islamabad 2017 Authentic continuously published Urdu language newspaper in Pakistan
42 Wahdat (Pashto: وحدت‎) Pashto Peshawar 1983
43 Sajjan (Punjabi: سجن) Daily Punjabi Lahore 1989 First Punjabi newspaper of Pakistan, started in 1989 by Hussain naqi and defunct in 1990. Started online website again in 2019.
44 Khabraan (Punjabi: خبراں) Daily Punjabi Lahore 2004
45 Daily Lokaai (Punjabi: لوکائی) Daily Punjabi Lahore 2006
46 Punjabi Channan (Punjabi:چانن) Weekly Punjabi Sahiwal 2018
47 Bhulekha (Punjabi: بھلیکھا) Daily Punjabi Lahore, Gujranwala 1989
48 Daily Hilal-e-Pakistan (Sindhi: هلال پاڪستان‎) Daily Sindhi Karachi 1946
49 Kawish (Sindhi: ڪاوش‎)[6] Daily Sindhi Hyderabad 1990
50 Daily Koshish (Sindhi: ڪوشش‎) Daily Sindhi Hyderabad 1998
51 Daily Mehran (Sindhi: مهراڻ‎) Daily Sindhi Hyderabad 1957
52 Daily Sach (Sindhi: سچ‎) Daily Sindhi Karachi
53 Daily 92 (Urdu: باخبر‎) Daily Urdu Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Faisalabad, Quetta, Peshawar, Multan
54 Daily Safeer (Sindhi: سفیر‎) Daily Sindhi Hyderabad
55 Daily Sindh (Sindhi: سنڌ‎) Daily Sindhi Hyderabad 1995
56 Daily Sindu (Sindhi: سنڌو‎) Daily Sindhi Hyderabad 1989
57 Daily Basharat (Urdu: روزنامہ بشارت)[4] Daily Urdu Karachi, Hyderabad, Gilgit 1952
58 Ummat Urdu
59 Manend Aaina مانندآئینہ Urdu/English Pakhtunkhwa/Islamabad 2015 Also known as Manind. It runs an English, Urdu News website. And Social Media which is Popular in KP and Pakistan
60 Tus Taunsa Weekly Urdu/Sarikei Punjab, Taunsa Sharif 2015 Popular in Tehsil Taunsa Sharif
61 Manaqib مناقب Daily Urdu Islamabad, Sargodha 2016 Pakistan and World News
62 Qum News Weekly Urdu Karachi, Hyderabad, shikarpur and whole Pakistan 2017 Founded by Rasheed Azad
63 The Youth International (Urdu: دی یوتھ انٹرنیشنل) Daily Online Newspaper English Lahore, and Karachi 2019 International and Regional Sister Newspaper of Pakistan Times

Founded by Umair Ahmad Under Youth Group Limited.

Weekly Urdu Local/First Community Newspaper 2001
Akhbare Sialkot Weekly Urdu Sialkot 2014 Local+Divisional
The Dayspring Fortnightly English Islamabad/Rawalpindi 2018 Youth centric newspaper founded by Asim Nawaz Abbasi
Hasas Weekly Urdu Gujranwala 2017 Local+Divisional
Swabi Times Weekly Urdu Swabi Voice of Swabi, Local news of Swabi
Hasas Weekly Urdu Gujranwala 2017 Local+Divisional
Christian Voice Weekly English Karachi 1950 Second oldest Catholic publication in Pakistan
Zartash Pakistan Weekly English Multan 2017
Indus News Daily Sindhi Islamabad 2010 was launched in the name on Dec 4, 2010, later name was changed in July 2011 and in the same year Indus News won regional news award in regional news blogs. Chief Editor: Zahoor Solangi Daily Online News English/Urdu Pakistan 2019 Pakistan and world news
Factfile Daily English Islamabad 2010 Factfile is a daily publication from Islamabad. The digital print covers several important national and regional stories.


  1. ^ Khan, Dr. Irfan Aziz (19 October 2017). "The patchy world of Urdu newspapers".
  2. ^ Aziz, Shaikh (20 October 2017). "The struggle of Sindhi newspapers".
  3. ^ "13 Pakistani newspapers you've probably never heard of - The Express Tribune". 14 March 2015.
  4. ^ a b c d "Pakistan Urdu Newspapers Links | PakMediaUpdates.Com بسم اللہ الرحمن الرحیم".
  5. ^ a b c "All Pakistan Newspapers Society | Home".
  6. ^ a b "Pakistani Newspapers : Pakistan News in English".

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