Who we are
The Dispatch News Desk (DND) is an international award-winning News Agency, accredited and certified by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of Pakistan for distributing news in English language.
DND News Agency is also registered with the Ministry of Information Broadcasting and Heritage of Government of Pakistan. The content published on DND.Com.PK is solely owned by Dispatch News Desk (News Agency) that is operational in Pakistan at 169 D block Satellite Town, 6th Road, Murree Road, Rawalpindi Islamabad Pakistan.Launched in May 2006 as a conventional News Agency and shifted to Online News Agency in February 2012, the Dispatch News Desk (DND) is an online publication from South Asia, that provides news, articles, opinions, and comments in English language.
DND is owned by Agha Iqrar Haroon who has been working with national and international media outlets since 1988 as a journalist as well as Development Observer.As a reporter and senior correspondent, he has worked with daily The Nation (Lahore), daily The News (Lahore), daily The Frontier Post (Lahore-Islamabad) and ETN News Agency (Islamabad) during 1988 to 1996 before joining Government of Pakistan in Ministry of Tourism as Consultant Media. He went back to mainstream journalism in the year 2001 after resigning from the Ministry of Tourism.He also anchored shows in Abb Takk and Waqt News television channels. He is a regular participant in talk shows at different national televisions including state-run television of Pakistan. He has strong background of project management working with Public (Media Consultant Ministry of Tourism Government of Pakistan, private (Chief Controller News Waqt Television and supervisor of Current Affairs Department Geo TV Lahore) and international organizations (Country Coordinator/Producer Abu Dhabi and Correspondent eTN United States in Pakistan and Central Asia). He sometimes also teaches at Beacon House University Lahore (Television production).
DND provides news updates written by a team of reporters, contributing editors, writers, guest analysts, and correspondents, focused on television news, the news generated by current affairs shows, events, company news, market trends, political and legislative developments, with a focus on democracy, human rights, gender rights, transgender rights, travel, terrorism, tourism, entertainment, food, and global issues.
The content of the reports is editorially regulated according to news values, accuracy, copyright protected, and independent of any advertising and sponsorship carried.DND Breaking News provides urgent news items distributed as and when necessary. The same is posted on our news portals at www.dnd.com.pk and www.dispatchnewsdesk.com as DND is also a moderated web-based community message board for feedback, comments, and reaction from readers. DND has field reporters and contributors all over Pakistan as well as in Central Asia, South Asia, and Eastern Europe."The views expressed in the contributions to this publication are solely those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the publication. The publication is not responsible or liable for any errors or inaccuracies contained in the contributions.If any copyright material is used in the contributions, the publication does not endorse or support such use and is not responsible or liable for any infringement of intellectual property rights. In case of any such infringement, the complaint can be raised at firstname.lastname@example.org and the publication will take necessary action, including takedown of the infringing material, if necessary."
Agha Iqrar HaroonChief Editor
Agha Iqrar Haroon has been working with national and international media outlets since 1988 as a journalist as well as Development Observer.
Asad HaroonDigital Consultant
An ad-man & entrepreneur who loves write about technology, travel and marketing
Naheed NiaziUrdu Desk
Mrs. Naheed Niazi is a seasoned columnist. She looks after Urdu online newspaper and Urdu news distribution
Mati UllahOnline Editor
Mati-Ullah is the Online Editor For DND. He is a real man to handle the team around the country and get news from them and provide to you instantly. He mans team of English section while dealing with all contributors and local correspondents
Wardah Farooqi has been working as a writer for 6 years. She also worked at Dunya News, Live Pakistan Magazine, and numerous local as well as international platforms. When she isn't writing, you can find her assisting people in bringing out the best!
Waleed kalidTech Writer
Waleed Khalid is passionate about technology so he contributes to our tech section while pursuing his PHD in Physics.
Talal is passionate about writing SEO content tat can generate traffic for our web portals.
Digital Content Strategist and Blogger