A Complete List of All Bangladeshi Newspapers Today

Time Of Info By TOI Desk Report   January 13, 2024   Update on : January 13, 2024

All Bangladeshi Newspapers

Do you know the list of Bangladeshi newspapers? Over 1000+ newspapers are published daily. Fascinating, isn’t it?

As a proud Bangladeshi, we must say that our country, Bangladesh, is rich in various cultures, history, and politics. Not only that, our country has a vibrant and dynamic media landscape, where our newspapers play a significant role. However, our newspapers are not a recent phenomenon. This media starts from back to the pre-independence era. Even when there was no technology, people could not listen to the news online like today, radio was the only resource. Since then, newspapers have been another kind of analog tech of the news world. 

All Bangladeshi newspaper mostly covers a wide range of information or topics, like both national and international news, politics, business, sports, entertainment, education, religion, lifestyle, and a lot more.

In this article, we will give some brief information about our most popular Bangladeshi newspaper, even some papers’ names that you didn’t know. 

  1. Prothom Alo

Prothom Alo is an everyday newspaper. It was founded in 1998 and the owner of this paper publication is Transcom Group. It is known for its independent and investigative journalism. But the most interesting fact is, that Prothom Alo is the most visited website in the world, approximately more than 6.6 million. Can you believe it?

Prothom Alo newspaper website: https://www.prothomalo.com/

  1. The Daily Star

The Daily Star is one of the leading English-language newspapers in Bangladesh. It covers national and international news, business, sports, entertainment, and more. The Daily Star is known for its unbiased reporting and insightful analysis.

The Daily Star newspaper website: https://www.thedailystar.net/

  1. Daily Inqilab

Daily Inqilab newspaper was founded in 1986. This paper is owned by Inqilab Publications Limited, and the publisher of this newspaper is A M M Baha Uddin. Inqilab is popular for its Islamic and conservative journalism. As a major policy, this paper follows Islamic values. That’s why it has become popular with 90 percent of the Muslim population.

Daily Inqilab newspaper site: https://dailyinqilab.com/

  1. Jugantor

Like Bangladesh Pratidin, Jugantor is also the most broadly distributed newspaper in Bangladesh. It was founded in 2000, but this one is owned by the Jamuna Group. 

Jugantor paper was printed and published by Jamuna Printing and Publishing Ltd. This publication was established in 1999. Their main journal focus was on progressive and liberal journalism. Not only that, it covers everything from lifestyle, technology, and entertainment to human rights, social justice issues, and more.

Jugantor newspaper site: https://dailyinqilab.com/

  1. Bangladesh Pratidin

Bangladesh Pratidin is the most widely distributed newspaper in Bangladesh. It was founded in 2010, and East West Media Group owns this newspaper. This group is the part or arm of the Bangladesh Awami League. The editor of this newspaper is Naem Nizam. 

Bangladesh Pratidin – known for its pro-government and pro-development perspective. Also, it covers business, sports, and entertainment news. In addition, this paper has an online edition as well.

Bangladesh Pratidin newspaper website: https://www.bd-pratidin.com/

  1. Daily Sangbad

The Sangbad is the oldest newspaper in Bangladesh. It was founded in 1951. In the 1950s and 1960s, the newspaper showed powerful views opposing Ayub Khan, and the government in Pakistan and was suppressed accordingly.

As a result, the printing office was ultimately burned in 1971 and remained closed during the liberation war. Apart from this history, Sangbad was the first Bangladeshi newspaper that had a section for women.

Daily Sangbad newspaper: https://sangbad.net.bd/

  1. Naya Diganta

Naya Diganta newspaper was founded in 2004. It is owned by the Diganta Media Corporation. The owner of this corporation is Mir Quasem Ali Group, who is simultaneously a businessman and politician. 

Diganta TV was the subsidiary of the Naya Diganta newspaper. The channel was launched in 208. Like others, it also has an online edition and English publication, The Daily New Age.

Naya Diganta Newspaper: https://www.dailynayadiganta.com/

  1. Ittefaq

Ittefaq is the second oldest newspaper in Bangladesh. It was founded in 1953. It is owned by the Ittefaq Group of Publications. This publication is basically a family-owned media company. 

At first, this paper was published on a weekly basis.  At that time, ‘Akhand Pakistan’, through this paper, Pakistani leaders’ neglect and colonial mentality were expressed, especially towards East Pakistan. Ultimately the Pakistani government took action against its editors and journalists.

Now this paper has standard sections like other newspapers, covering education, politics, economics, and others. The best part is that Ittefaq has an E-paper version for online readers.

Ittefaq Newspapers: https://www.ittefaq.com.bd/

  1. Amader Shomoy

Amader Shomoy newspaper started its publication in 2003, under Nayeemul Islam Khan. But unfortunately in 2012, he was removed as publisher by a court ruling.

Amader Shomoy newspaper: https://www.dainikamadershomoy.com/

  1. Daily Janakantha

Janakantha is a Bengali daily newspaper. It was published from Dhaka, Bangladesh. This newspaper is owned by Janakantha Shilpa Paribar (GJSP). Janakantha originally appeared in 1993. 

In 1999, Islamist militants had placed landmines near the newspaper office. But luckily, members of the Bangladesh Army were called in to remove that landmine. The newspaper has a nonreligious to liberal political bent. However, Janakantha has both print and online editions.

Daily Jnakantha newspaper: https://www.dailyjanakantha.com/

  1. Daily Manobkantha

Manobkantha is a Bengali newspaper. This newspaper started its first publication from Dhaka. Manobkantha had a readership of 161,150 in 2018. The newspaper was founded in 2012, and the Asean Group owns the newspaper.

Daily Manobkantha newspaper: https://www.manobkantha.com.bd/

  1. Jaijaidin

Jai Jai Din is a national newspaper. It was founded in 1984, and Jai Jai Din Publications Limited owned this publication. 

It gained its popularity in the 1980s. Because it showed the contemporary viewpoint and strong opposition to Hossain Mohammad Ershad. He is a military dictator. But in the end, the newspaper was banned by him. But in 1991, when democracy was restored, Jaijaidin began the process of republication.

Jaijaidin newspaper: https://www.jaijaidinbd.com/

  1. Kaler Kantho

Kaler Kantho is another famous Bangladeshi newspaper. The publisher of this newspaper is  East West Media Group Limited, just like Bangladesh Pratidin. Not only that, this company owned some online news like news24, bangladeshnews24, and others. Kaler Kantho was first published in 2010. It covers different topics like careers and jobs, literature, fun, IT, and more.

Kaler Kantho newspaper: https://www.kalerkantho.com/

  1. Manab Zamin

Do you know that Manab Zamin is the world’s largest and first daily paper that has 19M pageviews, on a monthly basis? Amazing right? Not only that, it has more than 1M viewers from 189 countries on its online edition! That’s our Bangladeshi newspaper. 

Even Manab Zamin was the only Bangladeshi newspaper that hosted a website for our favorite sport, FIFA World Cup 2010. It shared the latest gossip, updates, and news. For that, it is ranked 15 in Bangladesh and gained second place in newspaper websites.

Manab Zamin newspaper: https://mzamin.com/

  1. Samakal

Samakal is another daily newspaper. It was published in dhaka. It started its first publication since 2005.  It has a readership of 270 thousand in 2020. And that makes it the ninth most frequently read newspaper in the country.

Samakal newspaper: https://samakal.com/

  1. The Daily Sangram

The Daily Sangram began its journey before the Bangladesh Liberation War. It was founded in 1970. In addition, it was a pro-Jamaat-e-Islami Bengali newspaper. This paper publishes both Bangladeshi and international news. Also, local and regional perspectives. 

It provides us with topics about entertainment, business, science, technology, sports, movies, travel, jobs, education, health, environment, human rights news, and more.

The Daily Sangram newspaper: https://www.dailysangram.com/

  1. Bhorer Kagoj

Bhorer Kagoj is a national newspaper. This paper started publication in 1992. Normally, this newspaper is owned by the Bhorer Kagoj Publications Limited. This publication is a subsidiary of the Shafiq Rehman Group. 

Along with art, literature, and scenes, Bhorer Kagoj is a well-known paper for its liberal and democratic journalism. It also has an online edition, and English publication, The Daily Morning Paper.

Bhorer Kagoj newspaper: https://www.bhorerkagoj.com/

  1. Dhaka Tribune

Dhaka, the capital and largest city of Bangladesh, is home to The Dhaka Tribune, a significant daily newspaper published in English. Additionally, it runs the Bangla Tribune, an internet portal.

Dhaka Tribune newspaper: https://www.dhakatribune.com/

  1. Ajker Patrika

Ajker Patrika is a daily newspaper published in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and is written in Bengali. On June 27, 2021, the newspaper began publication. The editor of Ajker Patrika is Golam Rahman. Ajker Patrika has over 1,08,100 copies in circulation as of September 2022.

Ajker Patrika newspaper: https://www.ajkerpatrika.com/

  1. The Business Standard

The Business Standard is a daily newspaper published in Bengali and English in Bangladesh. The Horizon Media and Publication Ltd., with its headquarters located in Bangladesh’s capital city of Dhaka, launched the newspaper. A thorough study of Bangladesh’s financial and economic issues is provided by the publication.

The Business Standard newspaper: https://www.tbsnews.net/

These are some of the most popular newspapers in Bangladesh, but wait, the list doesn’t end here. There are other national newspapers and dailies also. Most of them are established currently. These include:

Are there any online Bangladeshi newspapers

Of course, there is. When we are introduced to new technology, it has changed everything, like how we get news. Bangladesh is no exception. Here are some newspapers that are online versions, even some of them are both Bangla and English news portals. You can read them in the E-paper edition. For example,

All Bangladeshi newspapers in English

BD all newspapers

While it may not be an exhaustive list, here are some BD newspapers that publish content in English:

  1. The Daily Star: https://www.thedailystar.net/
  2. Dhaka Tribune: https://www.dhakatribune.com/
  3. New Age: https://www.newagebd.net/
  4. Financial Express: https://thefinancialexpress.com.bd/
  5. Bangladesh Post: https://bangladeshpost.net/
  6. The Financial Today: https://today.thefinancialexpress.com.bd/
  7. The Bangladesh Today: https://thebangladeshtoday.com/
  8. The Finance Today: https://www.thefinancetoday.net/
  9. Daily Sun: https://www.daily-sun.com/
  10. The Business Standard: https://www.tbsnews.net/
  11. The Business Insider BD: https://www.businessinsiderbd.com/
  12. Bangladesh News 24 Hours: https://www.banglanews24.com/
  13. The Asian Age: https://dailyasianage.com/
  14. bdnews24: https://bdnews24.com/
  15. The Daily Observer: https://observerbd.com/
  16. Daily Asian Age: https://dailyasianage.com/
  17. The Bangladesh Monitor: https://bangladeshmonitor.com.bd/
  18. Energy Bangla: https://www.energybangla.com/
  19. ICE Business Times: https://ibtbd.net/
  20. UNB – United News of Bangladesh: https://www.timeofinfo.com/
  21. Priyo: https://www.priyo.com/
  22. The Financial Express (FE): https://thefinancialexpress.com.bd/
  23. The Weekly Holiday: https://www.weeklyholiday.net/
  24. South Asia Journal: https://southasiajournal.net/

Please note that the status and popularity of newspapers can change, and new ones may emerge. Additionally, this list primarily includes English-language newspapers but doesn’t cover all possible sources of news and information in Bangladesh.

News agencies of Bangladesh

Bangladesh has several news agencies that play a crucial role in gathering and disseminating news to various media outlets. These agencies serve as important sources of information for newspapers, television channels, radio stations, and online news portals. Here are some notable news agencies in Bangladesh:

  1. Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS): BSS is the national news agency of Bangladesh. It is a government-owned agency responsible for collecting and distributing news to the media.
  2. United News of Bangladesh (UNB): UNB is a private news agency in Bangladesh, providing news services in both Bengali and English. It covers a wide range of topics, including politics, business, sports, and entertainment.
  3. Focus Bangla: Focus Bangla is a news agency that offers news in the Bengali language. It provides coverage on national and international news, with a focus on current affairs.
  4. News Network: News Network is another private news agency in Bangladesh. It provides news in Bengali and covers a variety of topics, including politics, economics, and culture.
  5. National News Agency (NNA): NNA is a privately owned news agency that operates in Bangladesh. It covers news from various sectors, including politics, business, and sports.
  6. Asian News Agency (ANA): ANA is a news agency that focuses on news and features related to Asia. It covers a wide range of topics, including politics, economics, and social issues.

These news agencies serve as the backbone of the media industry in Bangladesh, supplying timely and accurate information to keep the public informed about local and global events. Journalists and media outlets often rely on these agencies for news updates and reports, ensuring a continuous flow of information to the diverse audience in the country.

A major collection of all Bangladeshi magazines

While it’s challenging to provide an exhaustive real-time list of all Bangladeshi magazines, we can mention some popular and diverse magazines that have been prominent in Bangladesh. Please note that the magazine industry is dynamic, and new publications may emerge while others may cease to exist. As of our last knowledge update in January 2022, here is a collection of some notable Bangladeshi magazines:

  1. Desh:
    • A popular Bengali monthly magazine covering a wide range of topics including current affairs, literature, culture, and lifestyle.
  2. Kali O Kalam:
    • A literary magazine that focuses on poetry, short stories, essays, and literary criticism.
  3. Anannya:
    • A women’s magazine that addresses issues related to women’s empowerment, lifestyle, and health.
  4. Shaptahik 2000:
    • A weekly magazine providing news and analysis on current affairs, politics, and social issues.
  5. Canvas:
    • A magazine that focuses on art, culture, and lifestyle, covering topics such as music, fashion, and visual arts.
  6. ICE Today:
    • A monthly lifestyle magazine covering a wide range of topics including fashion, travel, technology, and entertainment.
  7. Unmad:
    • A satirical magazine known for its humor and cartoons, providing a light-hearted take on various societal issues.
  8. Boishakhi:
    • A cultural magazine that celebrates Bengali traditions, festivals, and heritage.
  9. Ananda Alo:
    • A magazine covering literature, culture, and societal issues.
  10. Computer Barta:
    • A technology-oriented magazine providing information on the latest developments in the tech world.
  11. Shilpo O Shilpi:
    • A magazine focused on arts and crafts, featuring articles on traditional and contemporary art forms.

It’s important to note that the magazine industry in Bangladesh is diverse, and there are many more publications across various genres. Additionally, the popularity and availability of magazines may change over time. For the most current information, it is recommended to check with local newsstands, bookstores, or online platforms that regularly update their magazine offerings.

Bangladesh’s all regional newspapers list

Here are a few regional newspapers list from different parts of Bangladesh:

Dhaka Division:

Here is a list of some prominent Dhaka-based regional newspapers in Bangladesh:

  1. Daily Ittefaq
  2. Bangladesh Protidin
  3. Alokito Bangladesh
  4. Daily Inqilab
  5. Bhorer Kagoj
  6. Amar Desh
  7. Manab Zamin
  8. Naya Diganta
  9. Janakantha
  10. Dainik Destiny
  11. Dainik Amader Shomoy
  12. Dainik Janata
  13. Gazipur 24
  14. Obsor Barta

Please note that the status and popularity of newspapers may change over time, and new publications may emerge.

Chittagong Division:

Here is a list of some Chittagong-based regional newspapers:

  1. Daily Azadi
  2. Dainik Purbanchal
  3. Dainik Karnaphuli
  4. Dainik Cox’s Bazar
  5. Dainik Purbokone
  6. Dainik Suprobhat Bangladesh
  7. Chittagong Barta
  8. Dainik Patradoot
  9. Dainik Shatakantha
  10. Dainik Hathazari
  11. BD News Times
  12. Chakaria News
  13. Chittagong Daily
  14. Coxsbazar News
  15. Coxsbazar Times
  16. CTG Barta 24
  17. CTG Pratidin
  18. CTG Times
  19. CTG Tribune
  20. Khabarica 24
  21. News Chittagong 24
  22. Ramu News
  23. Amader Brahmanbaria
  24. Amader Comilla
  25. Brahman Baria24
  26. Chaloman noakhali
  27. Chandpur Kantho
  28. Chandpur News
  29. Chandpur Web
  30. Comilla Web
  31. Comillar Barta
  32. Comillar Kagoj
  33. Comillar Khabor
  34. Feni Sangbad
  35. Lakshmipur24
  36. Loksangbad
  37. Nangalkot Times 24
  38. Noakhali News

Rajshahi Division:

Here is a list of some regional newspapers in the Rajshahi division of Bangladesh:

  1. Daily Sonali Sangbad
  2. Daily Sunshine
  3. Daily Barta
  4. The Daily Uttarbarta
  5. Daily Janakantha
  6. Rajshahi News
  7. Rajshahi Barta
  8. The Daily Padma
  9. The Daily Mohona
  10. The Daily Purbanchal
  11. Bogura Sangbad
  12. Chapainawabganj News
  13. Daily karatoa
  14. Daily News
  15. Pabnabarta24
  16. Sangbad Konika
  17. UP News 24
  18. The Daily Silk City

Khulna Division:

Here is a list of some regional newspapers in the Khulna division of Bangladesh:

  1. Dainik Purbanchal (Khulna)
  2. Khulna News
  3. Dainik Patradut
  4. Dainik Sonar Desh
  5. Dainik Jahanara
  6. The Daily Probaha
  7. KhulnaWeb
  8. The Daily Mathabhanga
  9. Khulna Today
  10. The Daily Shomoyer Alo
  11. Dainik Dinkal (Khulna)
  12. Jessore24 (Covers Khulna region news)
  13. Bagerhat News
  14. Andoloner Bazar
  15. Daily Gramer Kagoj
  16. Daily Mathabhanga
  17. Daily Patradoot
  18. Jessorenews24
  19. Jhenaidah News
  20. Kushtia News 24
  21. Kushtia Times
  22. Magura News
  23. Meherpur News
  24. South Bangla News

Barisal Division:

Here is a list of some regional newspapers in the Barisal region of Bangladesh:

  1. Dainik Barisal (Barisal)
  2. Daily Purbanchal
  3. Barisal Today (Barisal)
  4. Ajker Barisal
  5. Barisal News 24
  6. Patuakhali Web (Patuakhali)
  7. Barisal Barta (Barisal)
  8. Ajker Barta
  9. Amader Barisal
  10. Barisal Darpan
  11. Barisal News
  12. Gournadi.com
  13. Shahnama

Sylhet Division:

Here is a list of some regional newspapers in the Sylhet region of Bangladesh:

  1. Daily Surma Times
  2. Daily Sylhet Mirror
  3. Daily Jalalabad
  4. Daily Habiganj Samachar
  5. Daily Purbanchal
  6. Sylhet Barta
  7. Sylheter Dak
  8. Sylhet Express
  9. Dainik Sylhet
  10. Sylhet News World
  11. Sylhet Report
  12. Sylhet Today
  13. Dainik Sylhet Protidin
  14. Ajkaler Sylhet
  15. Amader Sylhet
  16. Banglar Dak
  17. Beani Bazar News 24
  18. Daily Khowai
  19. Daily Uttorpurbo
  20. Daily Surma
  21. Dainik Jalalabad
  22. Kazirbazar
  23. Kulaura Songbad
  24. Probhakar
  25. Protidiner Bani
  26. Provatbela
  27. Sunamganj Mirror
  28. Sylhet News 24
  29. Sylhet News Times
  30. Sylhet Tribune
  31. Sylhet View 24
  32. Sylheter Sokal
  33. Sylheter Songbad

Rangpur Division:

Here is a list of some regional newspapers in the Rangpur region of Bangladesh:

  1. Dainik Sorejomin Barta
  2. Dainik Nilphamari (Nilphamari)
  3. Dainik Kurigram (Kurigram)
  4. Dainik Rangpur Chitra (Rangpur)
  5. Dainik Uttar Bangla (Dinajpur)
  6. Dainik Bonik Barta Rangpur
  7. Dainik Purbanchal
  8. Chilahati Web
  9. Dinajpur 24
  10. Dinajpur News
  11. Uttor Bangla

Mymensingh Division:

Here is a list of some regional newspapers in the Mymensingh region of Bangladesh:

  1. Daily Charjanar Protidin
  2. Daily Jugantor Mymensingh Edition
  3. Dainik Samakal Mymensingh Edition
  4. Dainik Amader Shomoy Mymensingh Edition
  5. Dainik Bhorer Kagoj Mymensingh Edition
  6. Daily Ittefaq Mymensingh Edition
  7. Mymensingh Barta
  8. Mymensingh Pratidin
  9. Mymensingh Potrika
  10. Mymensingh Darpan
  11. Mymensingh Khabar
  12. Mymensingh Sangbad
  13. Mymensingh Amader
  14. Mymensingh News 24
  15. Mymensingh Today
  16. Charubarta 24
  17. Mymensingh Pratidin

Please verify the current status and availability of these newspapers as the media landscape may have changed since my last update in January 2022.

Bangladeshi All TV Channels

Here is a list of some major Bangladeshi television channels. Please note that the television landscape is dynamic, and new channels may have emerged, or changes may have occurred since my last update:

News channels:

  1. BTV (Bangladesh Television)
  2. ATN News
  3. Channel 24
  4. Somoy TV
  5. Independent TV
  6. Ekattor TV
  7. Jamuna TV
  8. NTV (Independent Television)
  9. Mohona TV
  10. Maasranga Television

Entertainment channels:

11. Gazi TV (GTV)

  1. Channel i
  2. RTV
  3. Deepto TV
  4. Bangla Vision
  5. Ekushey TV (ETV)
  6. Asian TV
  7. Boishakhi TV
  8. Desh TV
  9. Nagorik TV

Music channels:

21. Gaan Bangla Television

  1. Music Bangla
  2. Sangeet Bangla

Sports channels:

24. T Sports

  1. Channel 9
  2. Maasranga Television (for sports coverage)

Islamic channels:

27. Channel S

  1. Islamic TV
  2. Al-Hijrah

Educational channels:

30. Duronto TV

Children’s channels:

31. Duronto TV

  1. Cartoon Network

Business and finance channels:

33. Business24

  1. Stock Bangla

Health and lifestyle channels:

35. Channel i Health

Fashion channels:

36. Fashion TV

Technology channels:

37. Channel i Tech

Cooking channels:

38. Rannaghar

International channels available in Bangladesh:

39. CNN International

  1. BBC World News
  2. Discovery Channel
  3. National Geographic Channel

Regional channels:

43. Rang TV (Chittagong)

  1. Diganta Television (Khulna)
  2. BTV Chattogram

Please be aware that this list may not be exhaustive, and the television landscape in Bangladesh may have changed. New channels might have been launched, and others may have undergone rebranding or ceased operations. To get the most up-to-date information, you may want to check with local TV listings or refer to official websites and news sources in Bangladesh.

Top Bangladeshi FM Radio list

Here is a general list of some popular FM radio stations in Bangladesh.

  1. Radio Foorti (88.0 FM): Known for its diverse music programming and entertaining shows, Radio Foorti is one of the most popular FM stations in Bangladesh.
  2. ABC Radio (89.2 FM): ABC Radio offers a variety of programs, including news, talk shows, and music, targeting a broad audience.
  3. Radio Today (89.6 FM): With a mix of news, music, and talk shows, Radio Today caters to a wide range of listeners.
  4. Dhaka FM (90.4 FM): Dhaka FM focuses on contemporary and popular music, along with engaging talk shows and entertainment programs.
  5. Radio Shadhin (92.4 FM): This station emphasizes cultural programs, music, and discussions on social issues.
  6. Peoples Radio (91.6 FM): Known for its community-oriented programming, Peoples Radio focuses on local news and events.
  7. Radio Amar (88.4 FM): This station provides news, talk shows, and music, targeting a diverse audience.
  8. Radio Bhumi (92.8 FM): Radio Bhumi offers a mix of informative programs, music, and entertainment content.
  9. Colours FM (101.6 FM): Colours FM is popular for its vibrant music selection and engaging shows.
  10. City FM (96.0 FM): City FM provides a mix of music, news, and talk shows to its listeners.

Please note that the availability of FM radio stations may vary in different regions of Bangladesh, and new stations may have been introduced since our last update. To get the most accurate and up-to-date information, you may want to check online directories, official websites, or local sources for the latest list of Bangladeshi FM radio stations.


So there you have it. we have shared every newspaper of Bangladesh, whether it’s in paper version or online. we hope this blog will help you to learn every Bangladeshi newspaper easily. As you can see, there are different and many choices you can have for getting news. Go online websites or portals to read news and learn about our surroundings. 

Now we have a question for you: Which newspaper do you read the most? Let us know in the comment, we would love to hear from you!


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