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.

Notable daily newspapers[edit]

Bengali-language newspapers[edit]

Newspaper name Founded Owner/Publisher Editor Region Circulation
(June, 2018)
English Bengali
Bangladesh Pratidin বাংলাদেশ প্রতিদিন 16 March 2010 East West Media Group[1] Naem Nizam[2][1][3] National 553,300[4][5]
Prothom Alo দৈনিক প্রথম আলো 4 November 1998[6] Media Star Limited Matiur Rahman[7][2][8][6] National 501,800[4][9]
Kaler Kantho কালের কন্ঠ 10 January 2010 East West Media Group[10] Imdadul Haq Milon[2][3] National 290,200[4]
The Daily Jugantor[11] দৈনিক যুগান্তর 1 February 1999 Salma Islam[7][2] Saiful Alam National 290,200[4]
The Daily Ittefaq দৈনিক ইত্তেফাক 24 December 1953 Ittefaq Group of Publications Ltd. Tasmima Hossain National 290,200[4]
The Daily Janakantha দৈনিক জনকণ্ঠ 29 February 1993 Mohammad Atikullah Khan Masud Mohammad Atikullah Khan Masud National 275,000[4]
Samakal দৈনিক সমকাল 31 May 2005 AK Azad Mustafiz Shafi National 270,000[4]
Amader Shomoy দৈনিক আমাদের সময় 2003 New Vision Limited[12][13] Mohammad Golam Sarwar National 270,000[4]
Bhorer Kagoj ভোরের কাগজ 15 February 1992[14] Saber Hossain Chowdhury Shyamal Dutta[7][8] National 161,160[4]
Daily Manab Zamin দৈনিক মানবজমিন 15 February 1997 Mahbuba Chowdhury Matiur Rahman Chowdhury[7][2][8] National 161,100[4]
Alokito Bangladesh আলোকিত বাংলাদেশ 2013 Alokito Media Ltd. Kazi Rafiqul Alam National 152,000[4]
The Sangbad দৈনিক সংবাদ 17 May 1951[15] Alatamasa Kabir Khandakar Muniruzzaman National 127,000[4]
The Daily Inqilab দৈনিক ইনকিলাব 4 June 1986 Inqilab Enterprise & Publications Limited A.M.M. Bahauddin[7][2][8] National 125,460[4]
Jaijaidin যায়যায়দিন 1999 Jaijaidin Publication Limited Sayeed Hossain Chowdhury National 116,000[4]
Daily Naya Diganta দৈনিক নয়াদিগন্ত 25 October 2004 Diganta Media Corporation Alamgir Mahiuddin[7][2] National 90,650[4]
The Azadi দৈনিক আজাদী 5 September 1960[16] MA Malek MA Malek National
(published from Chattogram)
56,000[4]
Daily Sangram দৈনিক সংগ্রাম 17 January 1970[17][18] Bangladesh Publications Ltd. Abul Asad[7] National 32,020[4]

English-language newspapers[edit]

Newspaper name Founded Owner/Publisher Editor Circulation
The Daily Star 14 January 1991[19] Mahfuz Anam[20][21] Mahfuz Anam[7][2][8] 44,814[4]
Financial Express (Bangladesh)[11] 1993[22] International Publications Limited Shahiduzzaman Khan[23] 39,010[4]
Daily Sun (Bangladesh) 23 October 2010 East West Media Group Enamul Hoque Chowdhury 38,800[4]
The Daily Observer 1 February 2011 Observer Ltd Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury 38,750[4]
Dhaka Tribune 19 April 2013[24] 2A Media Limited Zafar Sobhan[24] 38,700[4]
New Age[11] June 2003 Media New Age Limited Nurul Kabir[7][2] 38,600[4]
The Independent[11] 26 March 1995 Independent Publications Limited M. Shamsur Rahman[7][2][8] 37,800[4]
The News Today (Bangladesh)[11] Prime Multimedia Limited Moslem Uddin Ahmed 24,010[4]
The Bangladesh Today[25] 26 January 2002 Jobaer Alam Jobaer Alam 22,500[4]

Online newspapers and portals[edit]

Newspaper Name Founded Date Owner/ Publisher Editor
English Bengali
bdnews24.com বিডি নিউজ ২৪ 23 October 2006[26] Bangladesh News 24 Hours Ltd. Toufique Imrose Khalidi
Banglanews24.com বাংলা নিউজ ২৪ 2010 East West Media Group Alamgir Hossain
Risingbd.com রাইজিংবিডি 2013 Mohammad Nowsher Ali
BBC Bangla বিবিসি বাংলা 1941 Broadcasting House

Monthly/weekly newspapers and magazines[edit]

Monthly Bandhan-construction, Real estate, Interior & Architecture related Popular Monthly Magazine

  • Forum, a human rights oriented magazine published between 1969-1971, re-established in 2006
  • Dhaka Courier, English-language news magazine founded in 1984, it is the longest running English current affairs magazine in the country.
  • Holiday, an English-language weekly newspaper[11]
  • ICE Today, an English-language fashion and lifestyle magazine
  • Weekly Blitz, an English-language tabloid weekly founded in 2003 and edited by Salah Choudhury[11][27]

News agencies[edit]

Before 1972, news agencies in Bangladesh were local branches of international agencies.

Defunct newspapers[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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