The News International

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The News International
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TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Jang Group of Newspapers
Founder(s)Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman
PublisherMir Shakil-ur-Rahman
EditorTalat Aslam
FoundedFebruary 11, 1991
HeadquartersKarachi, Pakistan

The News International (ISSN 1563-9479), published in broadsheet size, is the largest English language newspaper in Pakistan.[1] It is published daily from Karachi, Lahore and Rawalpindi/Islamabad.[2] An overseas edition is published from London that caters to the Pakistani community in the United Kingdom.[3]


The News International and its Sunday version The News on Sunday is published by the Jang Group of Newspapers, publisher of the Daily Jang (جنگ), an Urdu language newspaper in Pakistan.[4] Mir Khalil ur Rehman was the founder of the newspaper and his younger brother, Mir Shakil ur Rehman, is the current Chief Executive Officer and Editor-in-Chief.[5]

The financial section of The News International contains stories taken from the British daily Financial Times.[6] The weekend edition of The News International also contains a two-page magazine in the Chinese language that is produced and published by a Chinese company based in Islamabad.[6]


Talat Aslam. a senior journalist and former editor of Herald, is currently serving as the senior editor at The News.[7] Muhammad Umer heads the Karachi city section of the newspaper.


The reporters and regular contributors for The News International are:


The magazine sections of the newspaper include:

  • Instep: The entertainment section of the newspaper. Published every Sunday. Previously had a daily edition called Instep Today that was discontinued in 2020.
  • Us Magazine: Youth magazine published every Friday.
  • You: Women's magazine published every Tuesday.

See also[edit]


  • Qureshi, Omar R. (June 27, 2010). "Making editorial pages from scratch". Express Tribune.

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