Bdnews24.com

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bdnews24.com
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Type Online newspaper
Format Mobile & Web
Owner(s) Bangladesh News 24 Hours Ltd.
Founder(s) Toufique Imrose Khalidi, Asif Mahmood
Publisher Bangladesh News 24 Hours Ltd
Editor-in-chief Toufique Imrose Khalidi
Managing editors Amanullah Kabir, Baby Maudud, Subir Bhaumik, Mohammad Nurul Huda, Afsan Chowdhury, Arshad Mahmud
Founded 2005
Language English and Bengali
Headquarters Red Crescent Concord Tower, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Circulation Peak 50 m visitors per month (December 2015)
Website www.bdnews24.com

bdnews24.com is one of Bangladesh's leading newspaper/ media groups. With an Alexa ranking[1] placing it consistently among the world's top 1000 or so websites, it has also persisted as the country's leading English language as well as bilingual English/Bengali website. bdnews24.com ranks among the top 10 of all websites consulted by Bangladeshis.[1]

History[edit]

In 2005 bdnews24.com launched initially as the country’s first exclusively web-based news agency. Following a take-over in mid-2006 at the agency's holding company Bangladesh News 24 Hours Ltd, ownership is vested between two sole Board Directors: Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief Toufique Imrose Khalidi and Chair of the company Asif Mahmood. In October 2006 bdnews24.com relaunched as Bangladesh's first free and exclusively online newspaper.

Content[edit]

Sections[edit]

bdnews24.com is divided into six sections.

  1. News: Includes Bangladesh, Politics, Economy, World, Technology, Science, Environment, Health, Lifestyle, and Entertainment.
  2. Sport: Includes Cricket, and all sport.
  3. Business
  4. Opinion
  5. Classifieds
  6. Blog

All pages are bilingual in English and Bangla with sections adapted for web, mobile, and apps.

Specialised Sites[edit]

  1. Click: For photography (Bangla).
  2. Hello: For children in conjunction with UNICEF (Bangla).
  3. The Stripe: Upcoming, for young adults (English and Bangla).

Staff[edit]

Editor-in-Chief Toufique Imrose Khalidi is a journalist and former BBC broadcaster.

Senior Editors[edit]

Professor Aladin Aladin Editor Emeritus
Amanullah Kabir Senior Editor
Baby Maudud Senior Editor
Subir Bhaumik Senior Editor and India Correspondent
Mohammad Nurul Huda Editor
Afsan Chowdhury Consulting Editor
Arshad Mahmud Consulting Editor

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Bdnews24.com Site Info". Alexa.com. Retrieved 2013-08-15. 

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