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The News International
The News International
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner Jang Group of Newspapers
Publisher Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman
Editor Shaheen Sehbai
Founded 1991
Headquarters Karachi, Pakistan Pakistan
Circulation 140,000
ISSN 1563-9479
Official website

The News International (ISSN 1563-9479) is the second largest English language tabloid newspaper in Pakistan.[1] 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, USA.

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.



The regular op-ed contributors for The News include Dr Farrukh Saleem, Ghazi Salahuddin, Masood Hasan, Ayaz Amir, Shafqat Mahmood, Dr Maleeha Lodhi, Nasim Zehra, Mosharraf Zaidi, Roedad Khan, 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 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.


In recent years, it has gained notoriety due to its practice of yellow journalism, and exaggerations of news events, scandal-mongering, sensationalism, and unprofessional practices by its journalists.[2][3]

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