Top Ten Most Popular Urdu Newspapers in Pakistan 2015 – 2016



Daily Jang


There are many sources of information now days, but print media is regarded as the best source and its value have not been decreased. It is a part of daily routine of many people as newspapers give comprehensive information which is not given by any other source of media. It improves the skills of language and reading. Here is a list of top ten newspapers of Pakistan mostly used.


1) Daily Jang:
It is the most popular newspaper which delivers all the latest news of Pakistan. It is published in Karachi, Islamabad, Lahore and London. It is the oldest newspaper which was founded in 1946. The main strength of Jang newspaper is the classified section on every Sunday, which is the biggest classified section of any newspaper in Pakistan.

2) Daily Nawai-Waqt:
It is among the oldest newspapers of Pakistan. It has all the updates of world, international and Pakistani news. It started its first publication on March, 1940, under the ownership of Late Hameed Nizami, who was the renowned journalist of that era. It is one of the largest circulating newspapers since then.

3) Daily Express Urdu:
It is the newspaper which is offered both local news and global perspectives. It was founded in 1998. It has its publication centers at Lahore, Islamabad, Karachi, Quetta, Gujranwala and Faisalabad.

4) Daily Dunya:
It was founded in 2012. It has its centers in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Faisalabad and Gujranwala. The main strength of this newspaper is the column section. Many renowned columnist of Pakistan are attached with Daily Dunya.

5) Daily Pakistan:
It is one of the unique newspapers, which is founded by famous journalist Mujeeb-ur-Rehman Shami. It is published by many cities like Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Peshawar and Multan. It was founded in 1997.

6) Daily Khabrain:
It is one of the largest Urdu newspapers of Pakistan. Khabrain group holds a credit to publish the first evening newspaper of Pakistan, which is known as “Naya Akhbaar”. Famous journalist Zia Shahid is the owner of Khabrain group.

7) Daily Nai Baat:
It is published in Lahore, Karachi, Peshawar and Quetta. It is also published on international level from Dubai. Ch. Abdur Rehman, the owner of Superior group of colleges is also the founder of NAI BAAT. It was started in 2011.

8) Daily Sarhad:
It is one of the oldest newspapers of Pakistan as it was founded in 1970. It is basically a newspaper of KPK but very famous in Peshawar with all the latest updates in it.

9) Daily Lahore Post:
It was founded in 1996. It is a daily newspaper especially for Lahore. It gives all the latest news and happenings of this city.

10) Daily Jasarat:
It is circulated daily all over Pakistan. Basically it reflects the views of a religious political party “Jamaat-i-Islami”. It was first published in 1970. It has breaking news and current news updates. It also has a classified section for job seekers.


We know that newspapers, not only provide national issues but it covers different topics like educational, buying and selling, business news, entertainment, etc. reading newspapers are highly beneficial and it is recommended to read it daily, so that we get awareness.




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