The Best Newspapers in Bangladesh

If you haven't already, now is an excellent time to begin familiarizing yourself with the best newspapers available in Bangladesh. This list includes the top 10 daily newspapers ranked by circulation, and based on the most recent audited and reported circulation figures.

The Best Newspapers in Bangladesh

List of Newspapers

Prothom Alo

The Daily Prothom Alo is a major daily newspaper in Bangladesh, published from Dhaka in the Bengali language. Prothom Alo is second largest newspaper in Bangladesh based on circulation. According to National Media Survey 2014, conducted by MRB Bangladesh, more than 4.3 million people read the print edition of Prothom Alo every day. The online portal of Prothom Alo is the most visited Bangladeshi and Bengali website of the world

The Daily Star

The Daily Star carries on with the long-term responsibility is to strengthen public opinion on how the democratic system should work and how to sustain and nurture democratic norms effectively. It was a privilege for The Daily Star to be part of a changing scene after the fall of military autocrat in early 1990s. With that privilege came an enormous responsibility of upholding the duties of a free press. The newspaper is proud to pursue that policy without relenting for the past 23 years. The uniqueness of The Daily Star lies in its non-partisan position, in the freedom it enjoys from any influence of political parties or vested groups. Its strength is in taking position of neutrality in conflicts between good and evil, justice and injustice, right and wrong, regardless of positions held by any group or alliance.

Daily Janakantha

Daily Janakantha is a Bengali Newspaper, published from Dhaka . It is owned by Globe Janakantha Shilpa Paribar. It was first published on 21 February 1993. The news paper was printed and published from 5 different regions of the country simultaneously through its microwave system with its own set-up of local press and offices and distributed early in the morning all over Bangladesh. But at present the Daily Janakantha is printed, published & circulated throughout the Bangladesh from its Dhaka office.


Daily Manab Zamin

Daily Manab Zamin is a Bangladesh-based Tabloid Daily Newspaper, ranked in the Top 500 in the World, offering the latest Politics, Entertainment and Sports news from around the globe. The newspaper is also the only Bangladeshi publication to boast credentials and affiliations with FIFA, UEFA, and the English Premier League. The website is ranked 15 in Bangladesh, and is one of the fastest growing news outlets in the country. It now stands in second place in Bengali-language newspaper websites, and in the Top 5 Bengali news sites in the World.

The Daily Ittefaq

The Daily Ittefaq was founded in 1952 and played a vital role in the Independence movement of Bangladesh, serving as the mouthpiece of the Bangladeshi people. Its founder Tofazzal Hossain Manik Mia was the Editor of the paper at the time. This newspaper offers a daily Bengali electronic edition on its website and an English edition aimed at a younger audience.

The Daily Nayadiganta

The Daily Naya Diganta is a Bengali daily newspaper published in Bangladesh since 2004. Its founder and editor is Alamgir Mahiuddin. It is said to have a circulation of over 200,000 copies. The daily has two popular weeklies named as Therapy and Abokash. Therapy is a fun magazine while in Abokash informative social issues get preference. Currently, the newspaper is one of the cheapest in the country.



The daily Samakal is a most-read Bangla newspaper in Bangladesh. It has started on 31 May 2005 and since the day very popular for its content and unique presentation. The newspaper has gained huge appreciation from readers for objectivity and professionalism in last 10 years. In every day, Samakal tries to fulfill reader's thirsts for information through in-depth and investigative story. Samakal has won the ICT Award 2015 for unique content and presentation in web and print.

New Age

New Age is an English daily newspaper based in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. It is regarded as one of the country's most outspoken newspapers due to its anti-establishment editorial policy. Nurul Kabir is the present editor of the newspaper.


Bhorerkagoj, the fastest growing news portal has been providing all bangla news, breaking news and other related Bangladesh news since 1992. Naimul Islam Khan was the founder and editor of the newspaper. Then Matiur Rahman took charge of the newspaper, followed by Benazir Ahmed, Abed Khan, and current editor Shyamal Dutta.


The Bangladesh Today

The Bangladesh Today founded in 2002 has been proudly serving the country for the past 13 years through our uncompromising journalistic values and directive of social responsibility. Truth is the most powerful force that can unite people with a single constructive goal. Their motto 'Uniting People Everyday' is what they endeavor to achieve through conscientious journalism. They strive to bring reliable and verified news from around the nation and the world to growing number of readers worldwide.

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