The Daily Ittefaq

The Daily Ittefaq holds an unassailable record as Bangladesh’s longest running newspaper. It is also one of the country’s most read tabloids according to circulation figures.

Lots of readers easily identify with the paper’s liberal and sometimes secular standpoint as their choice information channel.

Through the years, the Daily Ittefaq has grown from a pioneer print newspaper to a top choice among Bangladeshi news readers.

The Daily Ittefaq

Founding Date/Current Ownership

The Daily Ittefaq rolled out its first issue on December 24, 1953, but the paper’s operations date back to around 1949.

This newspaper is currently owned by Ittefaq Group of Publications Ltd.


The paper currently runs its operations from 40, Karwan Bazar, Dhaka 1215; Kazlarper Demra, Dhaka 1232 in Bangladesh.


When it comes to high circulation figures, the Daily Ittefaq ranks high. This newspaper commands a huge following among Bengali-language readers who make the bulk of print media readers in Bangladesh.

Online Platform

The Daily Ittefaq also has an online platform to cater for online news readers. The online edition of Daily Ittefaq rolls out every day just as its print edition. There’s also an English edition for young and non-Bengali speaking readers.

An e-paper is also run by this publishing house to provide for the much wider needs of online readers.

Editors and Publisher

Anwar Hossain Monju currently works as The Daily Ittefaq’s editor. The paper is also currently published by Tareen Hossain on behalf of Ittefaq Group of Publications Ltd.


General News

All the hottest headlines worldwide are covered in this section. Also, major news from Bangladesh on a national scale usually features in this section.

Local News

Latest local news around Bangladesh is covered in this section. Most readers enjoy the liberal approach to covering news events across the country.

Entertainment News

Breaking stories from the entertainment scene feature regularly in this section. In some cases, news from around the global entertainment sphere is covered in the Daily Ittefaq.

Political Stories

Bangladesh is a politically-vibrant nation. Government activities and other political issues arise almost every day in the country. Also, global news events with a political undertone are reported in this section.


Interesting and informative reports on Bangladesh’s education sector are reported in this section. All levels are covered with more emphasis on tertiary education.


From one sporting event to another, the Daily Ittefaq has its readers covered. This section keeps subscribers abreast with the latest local and international events in sports.

Economic Stories

All the latest stories surrounding Bangladesh’s economic landscape get full attention in this area. Also, global economic reports are looked at extensively in this section.


The Daily Ittefaq is a top choice for countless Bangla news readers. It presents its reporting in a unique format which has earned it so much approval. And till date, it remains an ever-growing and respected voice in Bangladeshi media.

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