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The News International

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Type  Daily newspaper
Website  thenews.com.pk
Owner(s)  Jang Group of Newspapers
Format  Broadsheet
Founded  February 11, 1991
ISSN  1563-9479
Editor  Shaheen Sehbai
Circulation  140,000
Publisher  Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman
Headquarters  Karachi, Pakistan

The News International (ISSN 1563-9479), published in broadsheet size, is the largest English language newspaper in Pakistan. The News has an ABC certified circulation of 140,000. It is published from Karachi, Lahore and Rawalpindi/Islamabad. An overseas edition is published from London that caters to the Pakistani community in the United Kingdom and plans are currently underway to start publication in New York City, United States.

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The News is published by the Jang Group of Newspapers, publisher of the Daily Jang (جنگ) the largest Urdu language newspaper in Pakistan. Mir Khalil ur Rehman was the founder of the newspaper and his younger son, Mir Shakil ur Rehman, is the present owner.

Staff

The regular op-ed contributors for The News include Dr Farrukh Saleem, Ghazi Salahuddin, Sultan Mehmood, Masood Hasan, Ayaz Amir, Sabir Shah, Shafqat Mahmood, Dr Maleeha Lodhi, Jamil Nasir, Nasim Zehra, Mosharraf Zaidi, Roedad Khan, Rizwan Asghar, Ikram Sehgal, Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan, Babar Sattar, Anjum Niaz, Amb Zafar Hilaly, Fasi Zaka, Hamid Mir, Amb Asif Ezdi, Tasneem Noorani, Shamshad Ahmad, Aaker Patel, Masood Sharif Khan Khattak, Lt Gen Talat Masood, Afiya Shehrbano, Kamila Hyat, Dr Masooda Bano, Dr. M Zeb Khan, Dr Muzaffar Iqbal, Gibran Peshimam, Dr Ashfaque H Khan, Mir Jamilur Rahman, Ahmad Rafay Alam, Ayesha Ijaz Khan, Talat Farooq, Feryal Ali Gauhar, Dr. Sania Nishtar, Farhat Taj, Tayyab Siddiqui, and Harris Khalique.

Editors

Iftikhar Qaisar (based in London) 1985-2015

References

The News International Wikipedia


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