A paper that brings us the news in some broadened sheet of paper is often known as the newspaper. In Bangladesh, a larger number of Bangla and English newspaper have been printing and circulating every day since its birth.
The newspaper has a long history with us, before internet and TV it was the primary source of information for us. Having the newspaper in your hand means you have all the news of the world.
If I ask you to tell the names of all Bangladeshi newspapers, you may only think of 10 to 15 newspapers. What about rest of them? As a citizen of Bangladesh, I think we all should know the names of all Bangladeshi newspapers. Don’t worry; you don’t have to go anywhere else. We are gonna cover every single of them. Let’s start with Bangla Newspaper.
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Prothom Alo is one of the most influential newspaper brands in Bangladesh. A result of a study over brand equity by Quantum Consumer Solutions Limited. Till this date, this newspaper has the highest selling ratio.
Prothom Alo was founded on 4 November 1998, headquartered CA Bhaban, 100 Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Kawran Bazar, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The leadership of this newspaper is in hand of Matiur Rahman, who is now current Editor and publisher.
Prothom Alo has a lot of public critics for its writing, yet this newspaper is up and running and successful.
Bangladesh Pratidin tops the list of highest circulated dailies in the country out of 345 newspapers published from Dhaka and elsewhere, the information minister told parliament March 10, 2014. So we can assume that it’s one of the largest circulated newspaper in Bangladesh.
Bangladesh Pratidin founded in 2010 and it’s headquartered is in Plot -371 / A, Block-D, Bashundhara Residential Area, Baridhara, Dha ka. The editor of this newspaper is Naem Nizam, one of the reputed veteran journalist. Moynal Hossain Chowdhury is the current publisher of Bangladesh Pratidin.
Before daily, Ittefaq was a weekly newspaper printed and circulated in Bangladesh. Ittefaq is a topnotch and highly circulated newspaper of Bangladesh. This newspaper had an early establishment of other newspaper on December 24, 1953. One of the most prominent politicians Maulana Abdul Hamid Khan Bhasani and Yar Mohammad Khan.
The current editor of this newspaper is Anwar Hossain Manju, and the publisher is Tareen Hossain.
Daily Kalerkantho is an uprising newspaper for its counterfeiting measurement. This paper featured many things in its pages such as – Tech Bisshow (IT features page), Biggapon biroti, Doctor Achen (Health), Kothay Kothay, Rongey Mela, Oboshore, A2Z, Dosh disk (Literature),(Entertainment), Tech Pratidin, Campus, Poralekha (Education daily), Ghorar dim (Fun), Mogoj Dholai, and Tin Tin Toon Toon. The reason makes them more demandable.
The newspaper was first published on 10 January 2010. And it’s the date of this newspaper establishment. Imdadul Haq Milon, a famous novelist of Bangladesh, is the editor of this newspaper.
Daily Nayadiganta is said to have a circulation of over 2, 00,000 copies in April 2017. It’s not far behind of the favorite newspaper. Diganta Tv is a sister concern of this company owned by Mir Quasem Ali, a Jammat-e-Islami Bangladesh politician.
Daily Nayadiganta the Bangla newspaper was found in 2004. The editor of this journal is Alamgir Mohiuddin, and the publisher is Shamsul Huda.
Daily Jugantor is believed to be most read and sold the newspaper in Bangladesh. The newspaper quickly won the heart of readers for depth news, rich content, and presentation.
It’s founded on February 1, 2000, headquartered The Daily Jugantor, Ka-244 Progoti Sorony, Kuril (Bisha Road), Baridhara, Dhaka. The acting editor of this newspaper is Saiful Alam. And the publisher is Salma Islam.
Daily Manabzamin is a daily tabloid newspaper in Bangladesh, published from Dhaka by the publisher Mahbuba Chowdhury. Most of the newspaper in Bangladesh comes in broadsheet, but this very newspaper is different. It’s founded in 1997, headquartered in Daily Manab Zamin, 40 Zenith Tower, Kawran Bazar, Dhaka. Matiur Rahman Chowdhury is editor in chief of this newspaper.
It’s believed that Manabzamin e-paper got 770,000 visitors from 179 countries from all over the world visit the website every month. That’s why daily Manabzamin the most searched newspaper in Bangladesh.
Daily Amader Somoy
Amader Shomoy started their journey early 2007. There headquarters in 118-121, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208.
Besides paper, they provide supplements like Shomoyer Dana (Different light): Friday supplement and IT Somoy: Daily ICT News Corner on information technology
Mohammad Golam Sarwar the editor and the newspaper published under Notun Vision Private LTD.
Daily Samakal is a Bengali newspaper founded on 31 May 2005. A prominent journalist, dramatist, economist are writing columns in this paper regularly. A prominent journalist Golam Sarwar working as an editor, and S.M. Shahab Uddin is serving as the Executive Director.
Goutam Das, who was the bureau chief in Faridpur murdered. Despite all odds, the newspaper continues their best work to publish accurate and quality news.
Dainik Janakanṭha “Daily People’s Voice” was first published on 21 February 1993. The editor of this newspaper is Mohammad Atikullah Khan.
Janakantha is owned by Janakantha Shilpa Paribar (GJSP). This newspaper has a history of terrorist. In 1999 a landmine left by the terrorist, defused by Bangladeshi army.
Daily Bir Chattagram Mancha
Daily Bir Chattagram Mancha is a Chittagong based Bangla newspaper, started as weekly in early 1997. Since 2000 they go on a daily basis, and till now Bir Chattagram Mancha is quite successful. Bir Chattagram Mancha’s editor is Syed Omar Farooq.
This newspaper headquarters in 92 Momin Road, Shah Anis Masjid Market, Chittagong. The journalist of this newspaper was killed and tortured several times by politicians.
We are sorry to say that their website “www.ctgmancha.com” is not live now.
Jaijaidin is a famous newspaper headquartered in Tejgaon, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Sayeed Hossain Chowdhury is the publisher of this newspaper. The first editor Shafik Rehman was removed due to his stand against a military-backed government.
The current editor of this newspaper is Kazi Rukanuddin Ahmed. Jaijaidin used to publish weekly, but now it’s releasing the newspaper on a daily basis.
Daily Bhorer Kagoj
Bhorer Kagoj was founded in1992, Headquarters Karnaphuli Point, 70 New Circular Road, Malibagh, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Naimul Islam Khan was the founder and first editor of this newspaper. But after Matiur Rahman took charge the current editor is Shyamal Dutta.
The Daily Inqilab is one of the Major newspaper of Bangladesh. This newspaper has some controversy and banned for Allegations of Indian troop’s presence but still its stand up against all the odds.
In Bangladesh, we have more than a dozen of the English newspapers, yet we see only 2 or 3 popular newspapers like Daily Start, Daily Sun and The Financial Express. After some ground check and data mining, here we are presenting you a detailed list and short brief of all Bangladeshi English newspapers.
The Daily Star
Daily Star is one of the most influential and leading newspapers of Bangladesh published in English language. This newspaper is believed to printed and circulated widely all over the country. In Bangladesh, it’s the most sold newspaper till now.
On 14 January 1991 Syed Mohammed Ali founded this newspaper, Headquartered in 64–65, Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Dhaka-1215.
The Financial Express
The first corporate newspaper The Financial Express founded in early 1993. It is the first English financial newspaper on Bangladesh. The headquarters of this newspaper is Tropicana Tower (4th floor), 45 Topkhana Road, GPO Box: 2526, Dhaka-1000.
For corporate social responsibility Financial Express and Standard Chartered Bank win an annual award program.
New Age is one of the obscure newspaper of Bangladesh. This newspaper had to suffer various tragedy, but still they are up and running. A police raid in 2004 without any warrant to the head office of New Age left shocking to everyone.
New Age was founded by A.Z.M. Enayetullah Khan, and the editor is Nurul Kabir. The headquarter is in Holiday Building, 30, Tejgaon Industrial Area, Dhaka-1208.
Dhaka Tribune is an English newspaper publish and distributed from Dhaka to all over Bangladesh. The newspaper believed to follow the motto “the news you want. No more, no less” and work accordingly to it.
Dhaka Tribune was founded in 2013, headquartered in FR Tower, 8/C Panthpath, Shukrabad, Dhaka 1207. Zafar Sobhan is the editor while Kazi Anis Ahmed serves as the publisher of this newspaper.
It is the only newspaper that comes with fully colored 32 pages broadsheet paper. The Independent is a renowned English newspaper published from Dhaka. Independent Publications Limited owns the Independent the Headquarter is in 149-150, Tejgaon Industrial Area, Dhaka. The serving Publisher & Editor of the newspaper is M Shamsur Rahman.
Its weekly supplements include Young and Independent, The Weekend Independent Magazine, Stethoscope, Faith, Dhaka Live (daily). (Source: Wikipedia)
Daily Sun is an uprising English newspaper published from Dhaka. Many young columnists are publishing new ideas and facts in this newspaper. In the young crowd, this newspaper is getting more and more popular. Daily Sun is founded in early 2010. And owned by East West Media Group Limited. Their headquarters is in East West Media Group Limited, Plot No: 371/A, Block No: D, Bashundhara R/A, Baridhara, Dhaka -1229
The Daily has total 28 pages in among four pages for business, and eight pages focused only sports, the sports pages are named as the winner.
Daily Observer is a well-known English newspaper of Bangladesh. The newspaper contains National, Business, Sport’s, International and Countryside news. This publication also come supplies a magazine as a supplement. The daily observer has their Bengali version paper online too.
Headquarter address is Aziz Bhaban (2nd floor), 93, Motijheel C/A, Dhaka-1000. The serving editor of this newspaper is Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury.
The New Nation
The New Nation is an old newspaper founded 36 years ago. The first publications were only meant for weekly, but they start daily from 15th October in 1981 after three years of publication as a weekly. In early 1981 it’s the first newspaper who was independent English newspaper. There were two others published and run by the government.
This newspaper committed to democracy, constitutionalism, human rights, people’s welfare, good governance, journalistic objectivity remains as firm as before.
The acting editor of this newspaper is A.M. MUFAZZAL. Headquarter of The New Nation is in The New Nation, 1 R.K. Mission Road, Ittefaq Bhaban (3rd floor), Dhaka-1203.
News Today is a Bangladeshi newspaper published and distribute from Dhaka. Their primary concern besides local affairs business, sports and international.
The editor of this newspaper is Reazuddin Ahmed publish newspaper behalf of Newscorp Publications Limited and printed at National Printing Press. The headquarters is in Shah Ali Tower (3rd Floor), 33, Karwan Bazar, Dhaka-1215.
The Asian Age
The Asian Age is a Bangladeshi newspaper more likely Asian newspaper. From global to Asian news and countrywide news to entertainment everything is in the newspaper. Their website is much enriched and stuffed with great news.
The headquarters of this newspaper is in Northern SR Tower, 49 Old Airport Road,(Level 3-6), Tajgaon Dhaka 1215, Bangladesh. The Editor-in-Chief of Asian Age is Dr. Jesmin Chowdhury, Advisory Editor Maj Gen M. Shamim Chowdhury, Editor-in-Charge Prof. Dr. Nazrnul Ahsan Kalimullah, and Publish by Md. Al-Amin Chowdhury from Express Media Ltd
Bangladesh today is known for their quality news from an early end. Their aim to relate a space on Facebook, where readers can exchange intelligent and informed commentary etc. In single words, they aim to unite people every day. In a broad view, they want to join people.
The editor and publisher of Bangladesh today is Jobaer Alam. The address of headquarter is KK Bhaban (Level-04), 69/K, Panthapath, Green Road- Dhaka- 1215.
The Peoples Time newspaper does stand up for the people by writing for them, and their sole purpose to fighting for moral balance in the society. They also cover news about religious facts.
Dr. Kazi Ertaza Hassan who is the editor and maintainer of this newspaper often seem to interview different people in their newspaper. Their News & Commercial Office Address 93, Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Kawran Bazar, Dhaka-1215.
Dhaka Courier established 33 years ago as an English newspaper in Bangladesh. The primary focus of this publication is political news and regional news. Besides they have enriched blog containing information about state affairs and Bangladeshi Lifestyle.
The owner of Dhaka Courier is Cosmo Group and edited by Shayam S. Khan.
Holiday is known for their association with Bangladesh National Party (BNP). Holiday is a weekly newspaper comes every Friday. Many critics, political pressure and difficulty like getting ban never been able to stop them, they stood up against many storms.
The editor of holiday newspaper is Sayed Kamaluddin. This publication is owned by Holiday Publications Private Limited, headquartered 30, Tejgaon Industrial Area, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh.
Bangladesh monitor is active in writing tourism sector. Their main objective is to showcase the tourism sector of Bangladesh. They have won “PATA GOLD AWARD” for their contribution to Bangladeshi tourism.
Their headquarter is at The Bangladesh Monitor, City Heart (9th Floor), 67, Naya Paltan, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh. And Chief Editor Raquib Siddiqi & Editor Kazi Wahidul Alam.