The Daily Kaler Kontho is considered as second most popular daily newspaper in Bangladesh, after The Daily Prothom Alo. It published from Dhaka in Bengali language, the first official language of the nation. The Daily Kaler Kontho has a circulation of nearly 3 hundred thousends copies that makes it the second highest circulated newspaper in Bangladesh, as well as second most circulated newspaper published in Bengali Language.
Kaler Kantho is a concern of the East-West Media Group Limited of Bashundhara Group. Popular Bengali budget newspaper Daily Bangladesh Pratidin and english daily the Daily Sun, and the online news portal banglanews24.com are sister concerns of The Daily Kaler Kantho. It was founded by popular Bangladeshi journalist Abed Khan. First edition of this newspaper was published in 10 January 2010, where Abed Khan was its chief editor. He resigned from Kaler Kontho in June 2011. Famous novelist Imdadul Haq Milan is now its present editor.
Regular sections of Prothom Alo includes News, Shompadokiyo (Editorial), Muktodhara (Columns by famous columnists), Album, Tech Protidin (ICT News), Shilpo Banijjo (Business Related News), Khela (Sports News), Poralekha (Educational Tips), Deshey Deshey (World News), Rong Berong (Entertainment News and Gossips), and Priyo Desh (Regional News). It features weekly sections like Syllabus’e Nai (Education feature page), Tech Bisshow (ICT News), Spot Light, Doctor Asen (Health Related News and Tips), Onno Kono Khane, A 2 Z (Fashion Featured), Campus, Sondhani, Rajkut, Ronger Mela, Sei sob Ghotona, Shila Lipy, Shudhui Dhaka, Tin Tin Toon Toon (For Kids), Mogoj Dholai (Fun Magazine), etc.