BDnews24.com is top ranked Bangladesh’s first bilingual news portal. Its content opened to public free of charge on 23rd October in 2006. Critically acclaimed for the highest standards of professionalism, integrity and ethical journalism, the first-of-its-kind outfit now draws on the resources of over 500 journalists and photographers around Bangladesh and beyond to deliver news as it breaks.
It is the world’s window on Bangladesh, setting its sights on being the leading provider of essential news and information services to print and broadcast media, local and international, to government, non-governmental and business organizations.
Although bdnews24.com began primarily as an agency, it is now essentially a newspaper published on the Internet, while a number of national and local newspapers subscribe to BD News 24’s news service. bdnews24.com has the highest number of visitors of any Bangladeshi news outlet. It had more than 4.4 million readers (unique visitors) in December 2013.
The Alexa (alexa.com) ranking of bdnews24.com is 7 in Bangladesh and 1,537 global as of 21st December 2014. According to the analytic figures, Prothom Alo has a consistently lower readership than bdnews24.com. BD News has Bengali and English Version. And among them Bengali Version is more popular. It’s Editor-in-Chief Toufique Imrose Khalidi is a prominent journalist in Bangladesh and he is former BBC broadcaster.
Besides Khalidi other Senior Editors included in BD News: Editor Emeritus – Professor Aladin Aladin; Senior Editor (Newsgathering) – Amanullah Kabir; Senior Editor (Social Affairs)- Baby Maudud (Member of Parliament also); Senior Editor and India Correspondent – Subir Bhaumik; Editor, arts.bdnews24.com – Mohammad Nurul Huda; Consulting Editor – Afsan Chowdhury; Consulting Editor – Arshad Mahmud. You can find full list of BD News staff’s here: http://bdnews24.com/aboutus/staff