Prothom Alo was founded on 4 November 1998. As at January 2007, it had an average circulation of 350,000. It has distinguished itself by its investigations of a...cid attacks and violence against women, pushing for tougher laws against the sale of acid, and for being the first Bangladeshi newspaper to report on the training of militants at Islamic schools (or madrasas).Prothom Alo helped to popularise Mathematics in Bangladesh. It organized Mathematics Olympiad for the first time in Bangladesh in 2003. It is one of the main sponsors and the main organizer of Bangladesh Mathematics Olympiad See More
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Company Overview
Type : Daily newspaper
Format : Broadsheet
Owner : Transcom Group...
Publisher : Mahfuz Anam
Editor : Matiur Rahman
Founded : 4 November 1998
Language : Bengali
Headquarters : CA Bhaban
100 Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue
Karwan Bazar
Circulation : 350,000 (at January 2007)
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* ছুটির দিনে Chuṭir dine ("On the day off") - Saturday featured supplement, covering important and successful stories of Bangladesh in their co...ver story every week. A section called "special essay" covers interesting news of famous journals of outside world. কার্যকারণ Karjokaron ("Causal relation") is the section where scientific explanation of various activities are described. ঘর মন জানালা Ghor mon janala is the place for readers to share personal experience about different aspects of their life. Mehtab Khanom, a professor of Psychology from Dhaka University runs the section মনের জানালা Moner janala ("Window of the mind") to provide tips for various psychological situations given by the audience. Musician and astrologer Kausar Ahmed Chowdhury regularly contributes আপনার রাশি Apnar rashi ("Your sign of the zodiac") for explaining fortunes of the readers in satirical way.,[4] It also circulates regular quiz competition for the audience.
The current in-charge of this 16 page supplement is Iqbal hossain chowdhury.
* স্টেডিয়াম Sṭeḍiam ("Stadium") - Sunday supplement on sports
* বিজ্ঞান প্রজন্ম Biggên projonmo ("Science Generation") - Sunday supplement on science
* রস + আলো Rôsh + alo ("Juice + Light") - Monday entertainment magazine
* নকশা Nôksha ("Sketch") - Tuesday supplement
* স্বাস্থ্য কুশল Shastho kushôl ("Health and well-being") - Wednesday supplement on health
* আনন্দ Ananda ("Happiness") - Thursday supplement
* অন্য আলো Onno alo ("Different light") - Friday supplement
* প্রজন্ম ডট কম Projonmo ḍôṭ kôm ("Generation.com") - Friday supplement on information technology

Prothom Alo publishes a special edition every year at Eid ul-Fitr. This feature, called প্রথম আলো ঈদ সংখ্যা Prothom Alo Eid Shôngkha (Prothom Alo Eid edition"), includes fictions, historical articles and photos. It costs 120 Taka.
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Collection of daily news from major Bangladeshi News Portals/Personal Blogs.