The Just News BD (justnewsbd[dot]com) is an online only news portal of Bangladesh. Justnewsbd.com was started in April, 2012. Though, its official founding date is 12th July 2012. It was founded by a group of graduates from the Russian (Soviet) universities, led by engineer Mizanur Rahman. Just News BD editor is Mushfiqul Fazal Ansari. He was the press secretary of Khaleda Zia. Engineer Mizanur Rahman is the chairman of the board of editors of Just News Bd. A group of young and renowned journalists is on board to build this news agency as unique and highly professional one. Just News BD takes an editorial position that favors the BNP (Bangladesh National Party). Continue reading
Deutsche Welle (DW) or German Radio is Germany’s international broadcasting service aimed at the foreign market. With DW-TV, DW-RADIO and DW-WORLD. DE, it produces news, background information and cultural highlights worldwide, while creating a platform for intercultural dialogue. It broadcasts news and information on shortwave, Internet and satellite radio in 30 languages. One of them is Deutsche Welle Bangla which broadcast in Bengali Language.
Deutsche Welle’s Bengali service first broadcasted in 1st January 1975 short wave. It stopped broadcast in the Short wave, which was the main medium of reaching listeners. In April 14 2010, FM transmissions were started in Bangladesh, broadcasting programs from 8:00 am and 8:30 am as well as 8:00 pm and 8:30 pm BST for very limited and certain areas. As a result, listeners in West Bengal of India and other places totally lost the chance to hear this service. This service was stopped in March 10, 2013. Numerous famous personalities worked for Deutsche Welle’s Bengali service, such as poets Asad Chowdhury, Ahmed Rafiq, Nazmun Nesa, Farhad Khan, Ashfaqur Rahman Khan and Abdullah Al Farooq. Kabir Suman (Than Suman Chattapadhay) worked as a radio journalist in the Deutsche Welle’s Bengali service during 1975 to 1979. Continue reading
The Daily Shokaler Khabor is national daily of Bangladesh, published from the capital city Dhaka in Bengali Language. It was first published on 22nd May, 2012. The Daily Shokaler Khabor is owned by Dainik Shokaler Khobor Publications Ltd, which is a concern of Rangs Group. Rangs Group is a one of the largest Bangladeshi industrial conglomerates. Besides the newspaper, the industries under this conglomerate include automobile, electronics, real estate, shipping etc.
Daily Shokaler Khabor’s editor is Romo Rouf Chowdhury, a member of board of directors of Rangs Motors Limited and son of A. Rouf Chowdhury, the chairman of Rangs group. Its acting Editor is journalists Shahnewaz Dulal. The Daily Shokaler Khabor’s pulisher is Nurul Islam Anu, a lecturer of Dhaka University’s Psychology Department. Continue reading
The Daily Sangram (In English: Daily Struggle) is one of the oldest among the existing Bengali Newspapers. It publishes from Dhaka, Bangladesh. It is owned by Bangladesh Publications Ltd. The Daily Sangram is a Pro Islamic Newspaper and strongly supports Jammat E Islami. The name of the editor is Mohammad Abul Asad, who is also the writer of the series Symum.
Daily Sangram was first published in 18th January of 1970. During the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971, The Daily Sangram strongly opposed the partition of Pakistan and acted as a spokespaper of Pakistan Government and Jamaat E Islami. During the war The Daily Sangram tried to spread the false news that the independence movement to be a conspiracy hatched by India. The Daily Sangram was banned for few years after the liberation of Bangladesh. In 2013 Shahbag protests that demanded capital punishment for all war criminals, the protesters vowed that “We swear that we will boycott war criminals’ mass media like Diganta TV, daily Naya Diganta, daily Amardesh, daily Sangram, Sonar Bangla Blog, etc.” Continue reading