Ausaf (Urdu: روزنامہ اوصاف) is an international Urdu daily newspaper which is being published simultaneously from Islamabad, Lahore, Multan, Muzaffarabad, Gilgit, Frankfurt and London. Its chief editor is Mehtab Khan.
Ausaf Group of Newspapers is the first ever group which has managed to establish two overseas editions (Frankfurt and London). Daily Ausaf was inaugurated on the 25 December 1997 from Islamabad. Since then it launched its paper from Frankfurt (22 December 2001), London (27 May 2002), Multan (11 August 2002), Lahore (23 March 2006), Muzaffarabad (15 April 2006) and finally on November 1, 2010 from Gilgit.
Currently it is known as the leading paper within the regions of Kashmir, Gilgit – Baltistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhawa, Potohar and Southern Punjab.
Within the UK, Daily Ausaf is the leading newspaper especially due to the fact of providing the local community out of which 75% are of Kashmiri origin news from their native areas. Also in other European countries such Germany, Austria, Ireland, Spain, Italy and Greece, Daily Ausaf has established itself as the most vital source of information for local Pakistani residents.
Ghulamullah Kiyani is a leading and widely read columnist of leading Daily Ausaf. His column “Urran” is very famous in the Kashmiri community and is discussed. Kashmiris in AJK, IHK, UK, and elsewhere like Ausaf.