Top 10 English Newspapers in Bangladesh You Need to Know About
Newspaper is one of the best and oldest means of mass communication across the world. Previously it was published only in print media but now it is also published in online media. Currently, People’s interest in online media has increased a lot.
Newspaper publications are usually published on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis. They also have numerous news bulletins that are published on a monthly or quarterly basis. A Newspaper presents Entertainment, Business, Politics, Sports, Education, Culture and what is happening in the world regularly.
At present, 40 English newspapers are publishing their news in Bangladesh. The demand for English newspapers is increasing day by day. If you read English newspapers regularly, your English skills will improve and general knowledge will increase. Today i am talking about the top 10 English newspapers in Bangladesh.
List of the Top 10 English Newspapers in Bangladesh
01. The Daily Star
The Daily Star is one of the most popular and widely used English language newspaper across Bangladesh. This newspaper started its journey on 14 January, 1991. The founder of this newspaper is Syed Mohammed Ali. Lutfor Rahman is the proprietor of the Transcom group and bought most of the shares in this newspaper. Mahfuz Anam is the executor and exposer of this popular newspaper. He was a member of the previous United Nations Official. The Chairman of this newspaper is Rokeya Afzal Rahman.
The slogan of this newspaper is “Committed to People’s Right to Know.” Their aim is to motivate federal views on the nature of democracy and how it can be maintained and run. The newspaper accurately verifies a news report before publishing it. They always try to present a report to the nation with courage without any bias. The Daily Star has two head offices located in Chittagong and Dhaka. There are many more sections like Arts, Star Business, News, Opinion, Editorial, Star Sports, and Entertainment in this paper.
The Financial Express started its activities as the first financial English language newspaper in Bangladesh. The newspaper first launched its journey in 1993. The proprietor of this newspaper is International Publications Limited. This newspaper headquarters is located in Tropicana Tower (4th floor), 45 Topkhana Road, GPO Box: 2526, Dhaka-1000.
The Financial Express is performing the best corporate social responsibility in Bangladesh. That is why they have an annual award program with Standard Chartered Bank. The leading executor of this paper is Shah Hussain Imam. With great fidelity, this newspaper has become trustworthy and well known to the people of Bangladesh.
03. The Independent
The Independent is one of the most leading English-language newspapers in Bangladesh. The newspaper first launched its journey on March 24, 1995, in Bangladesh. The proprietor of this newspaper is Independent Publications Limited under Beximco Group. The executor and publisher of this news is M Shamsur Rahman.
The Daily Independent head office is located in Beximco Media Complex, 149-150, Tejgaon, 1/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. It has a 32-page all-color system which is not found in any other newspaper in Bangladesh. This paper also reveals a weekly based news report which comprises Faith, Stethoscope, Young and Independent, The Weekend Independent Magazine, Dhaka Live (daily).
The Dhaka Tribune is another popular and trusted Daily English newspaper in Bangladesh. The newspaper first launched its journey on 19 April 2013. The proprietor of this newspaper is 2A Media Limited under Gemcon Group. Zafar Sobhan is the executor and Kazi Anis Ahmed is the publisher of this newspaper. This newspaper headquarters is located in FR Tower, 8/C Panthpath, Sukrabad, Dhaka-1207.
The Dhaka Tribune publishes its newspaper in both print and online versions. Bangladeshi and International readers can easily read this newspaper. The slogan of the Dhaka Tribune is “work without any fear, objective, and favor.” They always publish such news that brings good to the people. As a result, they soon become popular with the people.
The Daily Observer is one of the most reputable newspaper in Bangladesh. It launched its first journey on February 1, 2011. The founder of this newspaper is Hamidul Huq Choudhury. The proprietor of this paper is the Observer Ltd. The Bangladesh Observer head office is located in Motijhil, Dhaka.
The Bangladesh Observer started its activities as The Pakistan Observer after the independence from the British Rule in 1949. It used to present public opinion as a newspaper in Pakistan, particularly East Pakistan. After Bangladesh gained independence from Pakistan in 1971, it resumed its activities as the Bangladesh Observer.
But this newspaper ceased its publication in June 2010 because of some unavoidable reason. Iqbal Sobhan was the final and smallest editor of this Bangladesh Observer who resumed the newspaper operations in 2011 under the name The Daily Observer.
The Bangladesh Today is one of the most popular and reliable national daily English-language newspaper in Bangladesh. The newspaper first launched its journey on 26 January 2002. The executor and publisher of this newspaper are Md. Jobaer Alam. The Bangladesh Today head office is located in Dhaka. They give away all their copies from the head office.
The Bangladesh Today has made their paperback form available everywhere in Bangladesh. This newspaper has always been gaining the confidence of the people by providing accurate information to the nation without any bias. It has been providing services for 17 years and has many representatives across the country. The present convention is 23000.
07. The Daily Sun
The Daily Sun is one of the most well-known Daily English newspaper in Bangladesh. The newspaper first launched its journey on 24 October 2010. The proprietor of this newspaper is East West Media Group Limited under Basundhara Group. This organization also owns most of the share of Bangladesh Pratidin, Kaler Kantho, and online news portal Banglanews24.com.
The Daily Sun head office is located in East West Media Group Limited, Plot No: D, Basundhara R/A, Baridhara, Dhaka-1229. The Chief exposer of this newspaper is Maynal Hossain Chowdhury. Enamul Hoque Chowdhury is the executor of this newspaper. This company has two news portals one is an English news portal (www.daily-sun.com) and another is a Bangla news portal (www.bangla.daily-sun.com).
The Bangladesh post is another familiar and dependable Daily English newspaper in Bangladesh. It launched its first journey in 2016. Sharif Shahab is the chief executor and exposer of this popular newspaper. The Bangladesh Post head office lies in Tejgaon, Dhaka. Around 51 to 200 staff across the country is working hard to present a neutral report to the nation.
They continue their journalistic activities through both online and paperback across the country. Their main purpose is to present accurate information in a completely unbiased manner. By presenting this accurate information, they have become popular among the people of the country day by day.
09. The Holiday
The Holiday is one of the most well known weekly based newspaper in Bangladesh. They publish their news every Friday and Friday is considered a holiday in Bangladesh. The newspaper first launched its journey on 1 August 1965. The proprietor of this newspaper is Holiday Publications Limited.
The establisher of this newspaper is Enayetullah Khan and Sayed Kamaluddin is the executor. This newspaper head office lies in 30, Tejgoan Industrial Area, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
At the time of Pakistan Governance, it was a very reliable and famous newspaper. But after the independence, it was prohibited in 1975 in Bangladesh. In the 1990’s they resumed their new journey again.
10. The Dhaka Courier
Dhaka Courier (usually known as Courier) is one of the most trusted and widely used Daily English newsletters in Bangladesh. The newsletter first launched its journey in 1984. The proprietor of this English Magazine is Cosmos Group. The founding executor is Anatullah Khan. At present, Shayah S Khan is the leading executor of this magazine.
The Dhaka Courier has been a very popular English Current Affairs Magazine in Bangladesh Since its Inception. They usually publish on global affairs, politics, travel, economics, literature, society, and arts reports in their magazine.
Finally, we can say that this article will help you to know about top 10 Best English newspapers in Bangladesh. We hope you all enjoy it so much.