Jang Group of Newspapers

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Jang Group of Newspapers (colloquially known as simply the Jang Group) is a subsidiary of the Independent Media Corporation. Its headquarters is in Printing House, Karachi. It is Pakistan's largest group of newspapers and the publisher of the Urdu newspaper the Daily Jang (جنگ), The News International, Mag Weekly, GEO News and Geo Network of TV channels.[1]

Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman, is the current head of the business house based in Karachi. He is the CEO of Jang Group of Newspapers and also holds the title of Editor-in-Chief.[2]

Late Mir Khalil-ur-Rahman (1927-1992) was the founder chairman and editor of Jang Group of Newspapers.[3]


  • The Daily Jang newspaper is a widely-circulated Urdu-language newspaper, published nationally throughout Pakistan.[4]
  • The Daily News is an evening English newspaper. It is published from Karachi.
  • The Daily Awam (Urdu: روزنامہ عوام‎) is an evening Urdu newspaper. It is published from Karachi.
  • Weekly Akhbar-e-Jehan is the weekly Urdu language newsmagazine published by the Jang Group of Newspapers.[5]
  • MAG The Weekly is the weekly English Language newsmagazine published by the Jang Group of Newspapers.
  • Daily Waqt is another newspaper owned by the group and published from Lahore, Pakistan.

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  1. ^ http://www.dawn.com/news/730202/geo-tv-network-2, Geo TV Network on Dawn newspaper, Published 28 June 2012, Retrieved 21 February 2017
  2. ^ http://newsweekpakistan.com/the-war-on-jang/, 'The War on Jang' on Newsweek, Pakistan, Published 26 Nov 2014, Retrieved 5 Sep 2016
  3. ^ http://www.dawn.com/news/590939/apns-condoles-jamil-s-death, Mir Khalil-ur-Rahman on the Dawn newspaper, Retrieved 5 Sep 2016
  4. ^ http://epaper.pakistantimes.com/daily-jang/, 'Daily Jang Epaper' on the Pakistan Times newspaper, Published 5 Sep 2016, Retrieved 5 Sep 2016
  5. ^ http://www.dawn.com/news/1143116, Weekly 'Akhbar-e-Jahan' magazine profile on Dawn newspaper, Published 10 Nov 2014, Retrieved 5 Sep 2016