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Overview of Sylhet Newspapers in Bangladesh

As the administrative reserve of the region, the city of Sylhet hosts a number of local newspapers and news services which keep the city and the country and subsequently the world connected. Because of the region’s demographics, the number and diversity of the news providing services and channels are equally significant. Read on for more information about our top 10.

DailySylhet

An online web portal for the greater accessibility of the public, DailySylhet has a broad scope covering domestic as well as foreign affairs under the same roof. It also highlights issues and concerns of the Sylhet community and being an online service enjoys a loyal readership from the Bengali speaking community across the globe.

Founding year: 2011
Founder: NA
Group: None

SylhetView24

An online web portal like the service above, this website based news service throws light on all affairs in order to serve the true picture of the events. Their mission statement reads: “To serve accurate news to the people”. With contributions from the reading community, the paper focuses on everything happening in Sylhet ranging from politics to domestic crimes.

Founding year: 2013
Founder: NA
Group: None

Dainik Sylhet

The “Dainik” in the title refers to daily. A daily newspaper service hosted online. But this one stands apart from the rest with a few features that actually help the user. It has separate tabs for latest and popular news and the interface is clean and streamlined enough for the user to not get confused. Literature and culture sections are more prominent on the continent with this service.

Founding year: 2011
Founder: Muhit Chowdhury
Group: None

Sylheter Alap

A leading newspaper from the Sylhet region, it hails as the voice of the people with correspondents spread across the globe feeding the readership with premium and up to date information. With more focus on issues and concerns of the community and the region, the service has multiple editors and publishers for the country of association and all of these departments work together to finalize the news.

Founding year: 2011
Founder: Muhit Chowdhury
Group: None

Sylheter Sokal

A simple interface and tangible information are what make this web-based news service a great choice for anyone wanting to stay up to date with the region’s news and reporting otherwise. The news is divided into many different sections covering everything from students to women, minority communities and hence is a host to a wide range of Bengali speaking community over the internet.

Founding year: 2012
Founder: NA
Group: None

Surma Times

SurmaTimes, established in 2011, is the first news service and agency from the region/city of Sylhet, the service’s tagline reads “your authentic source for news from Sylhet”, citing itself on the basis of its transparent and proactive attitude towards news and investigative reporting. With the incorporation of latest web development technologies, it strives to deliver news in an accessible and effective manner, for all Bengali and English readers.

Founding year: 2012
Founder: NA
Group: None

Amader Sylhet

An endeavor meant to become the voice of the people of Sylhet as well as the free country Bangladesh, the paper and online news portal offer the best of both sides. The service is keen to deliver up to date news as it plays an important role in communication between the rest of the country and the region.

Founding year: 2004
Founder: Hazrat Shahjalal
Group: None

Daily Khowai

This service has more than a single feature which sets it apart from the rest of the online news arena, one of those features being interactivity within the journalistic and reader community. The platform and service act as a hub where professional and hobbyist journalists meet up and can communicate ideas and information. Coming from a background of suppression and controversy, the paper meets the demands and expectations of the public for steadfast and open reporting.

Founding year: 1991
Founder: Mr. Aziz-Ur Rahman
Group: None

Habiganj Samachar

The express web portal provides information pertaining to all aspects like all the rest of the regular newspapers and news reporting services. What makes this effort different is its acute focus on the happenings of the Habiganj district, coupled with a targetted focus on all minorities in the country. With separate sections that focus on women, religious minority groups and other reader niches, the paper does a good job of bringing real events to true light.

Founding year: 1991
Founder: Mr. Aziz-Ur Rahman
Group: None

Sylhet Express

As the name suggests, the service is the city’s express tribunal for coverage on all things journalistic and reported. Up to date information and tabloid styled presentation of content makes it a snap to read the news for the day or just skip to the content most relevant to your criteria. The portal also has the option for the user to log in which gives the user a greater amount of control over their news reading and sharing capabilities.

Founding year: 2010
Founder: NA
Group: None