Dunya News, a Pakistani Urdu news channel, was launched on January 1, 2010. The TV channel, owned by Mian Aamir Mehmood, operates under National Communication Services (SMC) Pvt. Mian Aamir Mehmood is also the owner of Punjab Group of Colleges (PGC) and chairman of University of Central Punjab (UCP), and has been the mayor of Lahore twice from 2001 to 2009.
The head office of current affairs news channel is located in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. The channel functions under the motto of “Khabar Ki Dunya” (World of News). The popular shows of Dunya News includes Dunya Kamran Khan Kay Sath by Kamran Khan, Hasb-e-Haal by Sohail Ahmed with Junaid Saleem and Najia Baig, Mazaaq Raat, On The Front by Kamran Shahid Ali, Nuqta-e-Nazar by Ajmal Jami with Mujeeb ur Rehman Shami, Mahaaz by Wajahat Saeed Khan and Khabar Yeh Hai by Uzma Nouman.
The channel based in Lahore has broadcasting access across the South Asia. A notable journalists of Dunya News is Kamran Khan. He is an investigative journalist and joined Dunya media group on 3rd June 2015 as president and Editor-In-Chief and hosts Dunya Kmran Khan Kay Sath. He has been writing for international news correspondents Herald Tribune, Washington Post and Sunday Times. Mazaak Raat starring Vasay Chaudhry, Sakhawat Naaz, Amanullah Khan, Mohsin Abbas Haider and Iftikhar Thakur amuses audience with socio-political parody.
Hasb-e-Haal is another famous top-rated show of Dunya Network. The show is popular for comical remarks by Sohail Ahmed on political current affairs and has nearly 3 million fans on social media. Junaid Saleem is very famous for presenting Hasb-e-Haal show. He is also the chief editor of Daily Insaaf newspaper. On The Front is another among the top-ranked show of Dunya News and hosts by Kamran Shahid Ali. Kamran Shahid, a Pakistani journalist, was also guest speaker in Oxford University Pakistani Society in February 2011.
The channel once faced much criticism in 2012 after the talk show of Mubashir Lucqman with Meher Bukhari and Malik Riaz.