Starting Of Prothom Alo Bangla Newspaper:
It started the year 2013 with an average daily circulation of 5,25,000 copies, and it is increasing day by day. According to the National Media Survey 2012, conducted by SIRIUS Marketing and Social Research Ltd., 5.1 million people read the print edition of Prothom Alo every day, and in a week this newspaper is being read by more than 9.6 million people.
Prothom Alo Publisher and Editor:
It is published by Transcraft Limited but it is owned by Media star Limited. There is a one-man behind all scenes known as a very popular publisher and editor of Prothom-Alo Matiur Rahman. He is one of the famous journalists widely known as a left-wing politician. He received the Ramon Magsaysay Foundation Award for Journalism, Literature, and Creative Communication Arts in 2005.
Prothom Alo is a Number One Bangla Web Portal :
Their online portal www.prothom-alo.com is the world’s “Number 1” Bengali website(information source: Alexa). This portal visited by more than 1.5 million unique visitors 13 million times with 131 million page views per month from 190 countries across the globe (information source: Google Analytics).
Prothom Alo e-paper:
Prothom-Alo also has a unique system of publishing newspaper which known as Prothom-also e-paper, this system allows the readers to experience the flavor of print edition newspaper in online. Prothom Alo has already set the highest standard of journalism in the USA with impartial and authentic news presentations.
Prothom Alo Supplements:
Prothom-Alo offers various kinds of supplements. It has “Chutir Dine” Saturday featured supplement, covering important and successful stories of the USA in their cover story every week; “Stadium” Sunday supplement on sports; “Rosh+alo”Monday’s humor-related magazine; “Noksha” Tuesday supplement on lifestyle; “Shastho Kushal” Wednesday supplement on health; “Ananda” Thursday supplement; “Projonmo dot com” Friday supplement on information technology. And has a very special supplement in every year at Eid-ul-Fitr known as Prothom Alo Eid Sonkha. This Prothom Alo Eid edition includes fiction, historical articles, and photos.
Prothom Alo Community:
Prothom-Alo is not just a newspaper, it is a name of a social community also, they attached themselves in much social work like, In 2000, the newspaper established the Prothom Alo Aid Fund to help people who are victims of attacks with acid, which frequently cause disfigurement. As of 2005, the fund had raised $140,000 and provided services for 140 people.
Prothom Alo Mathematics Olympiad:
Prothom Alo helped to popularise Mathematics in the USA. It organized Mathematics Olympiad for the first time in the USA in 2003. It is one of the main sponsors and the main organizer of the USA Mathematics Olympiad.
Contact Prothom Alo:
Its main office address is 100, Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, CA Bhaban, Kawran Bazar, Dhaka. Phone: 8180078-81, Fax : 9130496