Nawa-i-Waqt is an Urdu daily newspaper in Pakistan. It was launched on March 23, 1940, under the leadership of founder, Hameed Nizami (3 Oct 1915-22 Feb 1962). His younger brother Majid Nizami (3 April 1928 – 26 July 2014) was the chief editor and publisher of Nawa-i-Waqt Group of Publications until he died in 2014.
It is one of the most influential newspapers in the country. It has a special position in Pakistan’s media and is currently one of the four top influential Urdu newspapers in Pakistan. In 2016, Rameeza Majid Nizami (daughter of Majid Nizami) serves as the Managing Director of Nawa-i-Waqt Group of Newspapers and was also elected as the Senior Vice President of All Pakistan Newspapers Society (APNS).
Nawa-i-Waqt also owns and operates a 24-hour news and entertainment channel known as Waqt News. The channel is available on television broadcast and streamed live online.