From childhood, we all know that newspaper is a storehouse of knowledge. Maybe I can realize this term by now. If you are a politician, you will get the news of politics here. The student will get the suggestion for their relevant study that is suggested by the well-known teachers of the renowned educational institutions.
Sports lovers will get all the information about the top trending sports like cricket, football, etc. You will get all the news about the country and outside the country, not just in a few categories but also whatever you want. That’s why people’s attraction towards newspapers is increasing day by day.
At present, there are seventeen recognized Bangla language newspapers, nine English language newspapers, and six online newspapers in Bangladesh. Nowadays, people’s attraction to online publications has increased.
In recent years the total customers of English newspapers have increased by double. If you have the ambition to study abroad, you can read the English newspaper daily. That will improve your daily English and enhance your general knowledge. Today I am going to introduce you to the top 10 English newspapers in Bangladesh.
Bangladesh English Daily Newspapers List For 2020
The Daily Star
THE BANGLADESH TODAY
The Financial Express
The Daily Independent
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The Daily Star is the leading English-language newspaper in Bangladesh. Syed Mohammed Ali founded this newspaper on January 14 1991. This newspaper has gained popularity in Bangladesh like The India Times is popular in India. Mahfuz Anam led this newspaper. He was a member of Mukti Bahini and former United Nations official.
Lutfor Rahman, the owner of this Transcom group, has bought a significant share of this newspaper. The editor and publisher of this leading newspaper are Mahfuz Anam. Also, it has a six-member directors board where Rokeya Afzal Rahman is a chairman. Dr. Salehuddin Ahmed acts as a managing editor. Syed Ashfaqul Haque is the chief news editor. The responsibility of the Metro is given to Ahmed Ali. Mainly the board maintains financial matters.
This newspaper has come out with a motto, “Committed to People’s Right to Know.” Their objective is to encourage federal opinion on democracy, it’s nature, and how to sustain it and how the system should run. The paper publishes a report after knowing the stories exactly and try to lift the actual event without any favor or fear. Serving the nation is the commitment of this newspaper. That’s why people in power or opposition respect The Daily Star.
The head office of The Daily Star is situated in Chittagong and Dhaka. Also, they have several representatives abroad. This organization has a different section, like News, Editorial, Opinion, and Star Sports, Arts, Star Business, and Entertainment. Other sectors of this organization include The Star, Lifestyle, Star Literature, Law & Our Rights, Forum, Star Insight, Shout, and Science and Life.
The Bangladesh Today is one of the leading online newspaper in Bangladesh. Also, the paperback form is available all over the country. It has come out to serve the nation without any fear and provide real information.
This newspaper was founded on January 16 2002. Md. Jobaer Alam acts as the editor and publisher of Bangladesh Today. The head office lies in Dhaka and distributes their copies from there. They have a good number of representatives all over the country. This newspaper exists for 17 years and serves with a commitment to the betterment of the nation. The current circulation number is 23,000.
The Bangladesh Observer is one of the most popular English language newspaper in Bangladesh. It started the journey on February 1, 2011. The head office of this newspaper lies in Motijhil, Dhaka.
The Pakistan Observer came to the spot after the independence from the British rule in 1949. This newspaper represented the public opinion of Pakistan, especially East Pakistan. After the Independence of Bangladesh from West Pakistan, the Pakistan Observer started his new journey as the Bangladesh Observer.
The owner of this newspaper is the observer ltd, and Hamidul Huq Choudhury was the founder of this newspaper, who was born in the Noakhali district in 1901. Both Hamidul Huq and editor Abdus Salam worked with a proper commitment for the betterment of the nation. But this newspaper stopped his publication in 2010 due to an inevitable reason. The last and youngest editor of Bangladesh Observer, Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury, again started the circulation of this newspaper by the new name The Daily Observer in 2011.
The Bangladesh Post is another well known English language newspaper in Bangladesh. You will found both the online and paperback circulation of this newspaper. This newspaper was founded in 2016. They aim to publish accurate and fair news. Objectivity is their prime object. For this reason, this newspaper has got popularity in the nation.
Almost 51 to 200 stuff is working hard with dignity for serving the nation. Sharif Shahab Uddin acts as the chief editor of this newspaper. The headquarter of the Bangladesh Post locates in Tejgaon, Dhaka.
The Daily Sun is a renowned English-language daily newspaper. A concern of Basundhara Group, East West Media Group, founded the newspaper in 2010. This company also holds the share of Kaler Kantho, Bangladesh Pratidin, and online news portal Banglanews24.com. Maynal Hossain Chowdhary is the leading publisher of this newspaper. The headquarter lies in Dhaka.
This company runs two news portals, www.daily-sun.com (an English news portal) and www.bangla.daily-sun.com (a Bangla news portal). Also, this newspaper has an official website that is named www.edailysun.com, which publishes the e-copy of the news.published in Dhaka, Bangladesh, founded in 2010. It also operates an English news portal and a Bangla news portal apart from maintaining a website for the e-version of the published copies.
The Financial Express (FE) is the first financial daily English newspaper of Bangladesh. The International Publications Limited had founded the newspaper in 1993. The head office is situated in Dhaka. The Financial Express is an English newspaper published daily from Dhaka, Bangladesh, established in 1993. Standard Chartered Bank has an annual award program with The Financial Express for the best corporate social responsibility in Bangladesh. Shah Hussain Imam acts as the chief editor. Without any doubt, the Financial Express is one of the most reliable and popular daily newspaper in Bangladesh
The Daily Independent is one of the most popular English language newspaper of Bangladesh. Independent Publications Limited, under the concern of Beximco Group, owned this newspaper. The Daily Independent had started its journey on the 24th independence day of Bangladesh on March 26, 1995.
The Daily Independent is the only newspaper in Bangladesh having 32-page all-color. It also publishes a weekly supplement that includes Stethoscope, The Weekend Independent Magazine, Faith, Young and Independent, Dhaka Live (daily). M Shamsur Rahman acts as the publisher and editor of this newspaper. The headquarter of this newspaper lies in Beximco Media Complex in Tejgaon, Dhaka.
8. New Age
New Age is a Bangladeshi English-language daily newspaper that is founded in 2003. The New is the frankest newspaper in Bangladesh. Nurul Kabir acts as the present editor of this newspaper. They work without any favor or fear. Once police had searched the head office of the New Age in Dhaka without any arrest warrant, and the Rapid Action Battalion members tortured a reporter.
The Dhaka Tribune is a well known English language newspaper in Bangladesh. Zafar Sobhan is the founder of this newspaper. The first circulation of this newspaper was published on April 19, 2013. The most popular form of this newspaper is the online version. Kazi Anis Ahmed acts as the publisher of this newspaper.
The motto of the Dhaka Tribune is to work without any fear, objective, and favor. They always publish what people want, and they would like to say. Transparent, reliable, and dependable news with professionalism is their aim. This newspaper and website offer a canvas for Bangladeshis to showcase their best ideas to help transform the country into a knowledge-based society where citizens can express their creativity and ingenuity. Dhaka Tribune has been the leading media partner for the Dhaka Literary Festival, since 2015.
10. The Holiday
The Holiday is a weekly newspaper in Bangladesh. This newspaper is published every Friday, on the Holiday of Bangladesh. Enayetullah Khan was the founder of this newspaper. He founded the newspaper in 1965.
The Holiday was one of the most outspoken newspaper at that time of the Pakistani rule and was banned after the independence of Bangladesh in 1975. In 1990, they reduced their circulation and started a new journey.
Sayed Kamaluddin acts as the present editor of this newspaper, and the head office of this newspaper is located in Tejgaon, Dhaka.
Without any doubt, this article will give you a good idea about the top 10 newspapers in Bangladesh. We will come up next with more valuable information about the country. I hope you guys will enjoy it. So stay connected for the next.