List of newspapers in Bangladesh

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This list of newspapers in Bangladesh is a list of newspapers printed and distributed in Bangladesh. Newspapers published in Bangladesh are written in Bengali or English versions. Most Bangladeshi daily newspapers are usually printed in broadsheets; few daily tabloids exist. Daily newspapers in Bangladesh are published in the capital, Dhaka, as well as in major regional cities such as Chittagong, Khulna, Rajshahi, Sylhet and Barisal. All daily newspapers are morning editions; there are no evening editions in Bangladesh. Some newspapers offer online versions.

Daily newspapers[edit]

Bengali-language newspapers[edit]

Newspaper name Year founded Owner/Publisher Editor Region Circulation Website
English Bengali
Alokito Bangladesh আলোকিত বাংলাদেশ 2013 Alokito Media Ltd. Kazi Rafiqul Alam National Bengali
Amader Shomoy দৈনিক আমাদের সময় 2003 New Vision Limited[1][2] Abu Hasan Shahriar[2] National Bengali
Amar Desh দৈনিক আমার দেশ 2004 Amar Desh Publications[3] Mahmudur Rahman[3][4][5] National 200,000[6] Bengali
Bangladesh Pratidin বাংলাদেশ প্রতিদিন East West Media Group[7] Nayem Nizam[5][7][8] National Bengali / English
Bhorer Kagoj ভোরের কাগজ 1992 Shyamal Dutta[4][9] National Bengali
Bonik Barta বণিক বার্তা Dewan Hanif Mahmud[10] National Bengali
The Daily Azadi দৈনিক আজাদী MA Malek[9][10] Chittagong Bengali
Daily Bir Chattagram Mancha দৈনিক বীর চট্টগ্রাম মঞ্চ 1997 Syed Omar Farooq Chittagong Bengali[dead link]
Daily Destiny দৈনিক ডেস্টিনি National Bengali
Daily Dinkal[11] দৈনিক দিনকাল Rezwan Siddiqui[4] National Bengali
The Daily Inqilab দৈনিক ইনকিলাব A.M.M. Bahauddin[4][5][9] National Bengali
The Daily Ittefaq দৈনিক ইত্তেফাক 1953 Ittefaq Group of Publications Ltd. Anwar Hossain Monju National Bengali / English
The Daily Janakantha দৈনিক জনকণ্ঠ 1993 Mohammad Atikullah Khan National Bengali
The Daily Jugantor[11] দৈনিক যুগান্তর Salma Islam[4][5] National Bengali
Daily Manab Zamin দৈনিক মানবজমিন 1997 Matiur Rahman Chowdhury[4][5][9] National Bengali
Daily Naya Diganta দৈনিক নয়াদিগন্ত 2004 Alamgir Mahiuddin[4][5] National Bengali / English
Daily Purbavash দৈনিক পূর্বাভাস 1992 Mahmudur Rahman Khan National Bengali
Daily Sangram দৈনিক সংগ্রাম Mohammad Abul Asad[4] National Bengali
Jai Jai Din যায় যায় দিন Kazi Rukanuddin Ahmed National Bengali
Kaler Kantho কালের কন্ঠ 2010 East West Media Group[12] Imdadul Haq Milon[5][8] National Bengali
Daily Karatoa দৈনিক করতোয়া Mozammel Haque[9] National Bengali
Prothom Alo দৈনিক প্রথমআলো 1998[13] Media Star Limited/Transcom Group Matiur Rahman[4][5][9][13] National 501,878[14] Bengali / English
Samakal দৈনিক সমকাল 2005 Golam Sarwar[4][5][9] National Bengali
Shokaler Khobor সকালের খবর Rashid-un-Nabi[4] National Bengali
Suprobhat Bangladesh দৈনিক সুপ্রভাত বাংলাদেশ Suprobhat Media Limited Rousseau Mahmud Chittagong Bengali

English-language newspapers[edit]

Newspaper name Year founded Owner/Publisher Editor Circulation Website
The Bangladesh Today[15] 2002 Md. Jobaer Alam Iffat Hossain English
Dhaka Courier[11] Enayetullah Khan English
Dhaka Tribune 2013[16] Zafar Sobhan[16] English
The Daily Star 1991 Mahfuz Anam[4][5][9] English
Daily Sun (Bangladesh) East West Media Group Amir Hossain English
HNKC News 2013 Sujoy Das English
Financial Express (Bangladesh)[11] 1993[17] International Publications Limited Moazzem Hossain[4][5][9] English
The Independent[11] Independent Publications Limited M. Shamsur Rahman[4][5][9] English
New Age[11] Nurul Kabir[4][5] English
The New Nation Mostafa Kamal Majumder[4][5] English
News Today[11] Newscorp Publications Riazuddin Ahmed[4][5][9] English
Weekly Blitz[11] 2003[18] Salah Choudhury English

Online newspapers[edit]

Newspaper name Year founded Owner/Publisher Editor Circulation Website
English Bengali
onlinelivenews24.com অনলাইনলাইভনিউজ২৪.কম 2015 Global News Network Ltd. Sarker Rabiul Alam Biplob Bengali / English
Somokal24 সমকাল24 2014 Somokal IT. Azizul Bulu Bengali English
1 News BD ওয়ান নিউজ বিডি 2012 Al Mamun Shaon M. Zaman Kaka Bengali
Akash24.com আকাশ ২৪ ডট কম 2014 Bengali
Banglanews24.com বাংলা নিউজ ২৪ ডট কম 2010 East West Media Group Alamgir Hossain Bengali / English
Barisal News বরিশাল নিউজ 2014 বরিশালনিউজ মিডিয়া গ্রুপ হাসান শাহীনা আজমীন Bengali
bdnews24.com বিডি নিউজ ২৪ 2005 Bangladesh News 24 Hours Ltd. Toufique Imrose Khalidi[4] Bengali / English
business24bd.com বিজনেস ২৪ বিডি ডট কম 2014 বিজনেস টুয়েন্টি ফোর বিডি ডট কম Jibon Islam Bengali
News Media BD 24 নিউজ মিডিয়া বিডি ২৪ 2013 নিউজ মিডিয়া বিডি টুয়ান্টি ফোর ডট কম গ্রুপ লি: কামরুল হাসান রনি Bengali
Satkahan সাতকাহন ডট কম 2008 সাতকাহন মিডিয়া আবু জাফর Bengali / English
sharebazarnews.com শেয়ারবাজার নিউজ 2014 এম এম সানি আহম্মেদ ওবায়দুর রহমান শাহীন Bengali

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Suspended publications[edit]

  • Shersha Kagoj and Sheershanews.com. In late 2011, the government suspended the weekly and its online website after releasing the editor Ekramul Haque after four months in prison.[4][19]

Defunct newspapers[edit]

  • Ajker Kagoj (Bengali: দৈনিক আজকের কাগজ; "Today's Paper"), a Bengali-language newspaper published in the modern approach between 1991-2007
  • The Azad (Bengali: দৈনিক আজাদ; "Daily Free"), a Bengali-language newspaper published between 1936-1992
  • The Bangladesh Observer, an English-language daily published between 1949-2010 and last edited by Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury[4]
  • Kishore Bangla, a Bengali juvenile weekly published between 1977-1983

News agencies[edit]

Regional news networks[edit]

  • Asia News Network, a cooperative of primarily Asian newspapers that share news items with members

Monthly/weekly newspapers and magazines[edit]

  • Weekly ShikkhaBichitra newspaper, A National Weekly Newspaper on Education, Human Resource and Socio-economic Development. Published Since 1993
  • Forum, a human rights oriented magazine published between 1969-1971, re-established 2006.
  • ICE Today, an English-language fashion and lifestyle magazine.
  • Natunpata.[22]
  • Urboshi.[23]
  • Perspective.
  • Weekly Holiday, an English-language weekly newspaper.[11]
  • Weekly Nayapodokkhep, a Bengali weekly.
  • Likhoni, a Bengali current affairs magazine published since 2013.
  • Weekly Alokito Chattagram, a Bengali current affairs magazine published from Chittagong since 2004.
  • Monthly Bahgalir Ekushea, a Bengali current affairs magazine published from Brahman Baria since 2016.
  • Weekly Shaptahik, a Bengali weekly magazine published from Bangladesh since 2007.[24]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nayeemul no longer publisher of Amader Shomoy". New Age (Bangladesh). 2012-08-09. Retrieved 2013-03-29. 
  2. ^ a b "Hasan Shahriar Amader Shomoy Editor". banglanews24.com. 2012-09-25. Retrieved 2013-04-21. 
  3. ^ a b "New owners take over Amar Desh". The Daily Star (Bangladesh). 2008-10-07. Archived from the original on 2008-10-07. Retrieved 2013-04-13. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t New Age (2010-06-06). "27 editors condemn Amar Desh closure". Dhaka Mirror. Retrieved 2013-04-29. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "15 editors concerned". The Daily Star (Bangladesh). 2013-05-19. Retrieved 2013-05-25. 
  6. ^ Agence France Presse (2013-04-11). "Bangladesh arrests editor of top pro-opposition daily". livemint.com. Retrieved 2013-04-15. 
  7. ^ a b "Nayem Nizam made Protidin acting editor, Peer Habibur executive editor". Daily Sun (Bangladesh). 2011-11-16. Retrieved 2013-04-21. 
  8. ^ a b "Imadadul Haq Milon, Nayeem Nizam made editors". banglanews24.com. 2012-01-10. Retrieved 2013-05-25. 
  9. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "13 editors condemn death threat to Golam Sarwar". New Age (Bangladesh). 2012-04-27. Retrieved 2013-04-29. 
  10. ^ a b c "New management board for BSS". The Financial Express (Bangladesh). 2012-09-07. Retrieved 2013-04-29. 
  11. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Blitz emerges as one of the fastest growing newspapers in Bangladesh". Weekly Blitz. 2012-10-31. Retrieved 2013-04-29. 
  12. ^ "Bashundhara Group to bear medication for journo Nikhil Vhadra". The New Nation (Bangladesh). 2012-01-09. Retrieved 2013-04-29. 
  13. ^ a b "Bangladesh through Matiur Rahman of Prothom Alo's eyes". Adgully.com. 2013-04-22. 
  14. ^ "Current Circulation". Prothom Alo. 2012-09-01. Retrieved 2013-04-22. 
  15. ^ "About Us - The Bangladesh Today". The Bangladesh Today. Retrieved 2015-04-11. 
  16. ^ a b "Dhaka Tribune set to launch 19 April". natunbarta.com. 2013-04-08. Retrieved 2013-04-27. 
  17. ^ "Time to look back and ahead as FE comes of age". Financial Express. 
  18. ^ Choudhury, Sohail (2013-03-15). "Not Only God, Fear us Too!". Sun of India. Retrieved 2013-04-20. 
  19. ^ Associated Press (2011-11-11). "Rights groups denounce Bangladesh editor's arrest". KENS5. Retrieved 2013-04-21. 
  20. ^ "BSS PROFILE". Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha. 
  21. ^ "ABOUT-UNB". United News of Bangladesh. 
  22. ^ Natunpata website
  23. ^ Urboshi
  24. ^ Shaptahik