Prothom Alo

October 20, 2022
October 20, 2022

What I write about when I write love stories

A long time ago, when I was a young writer who had just published his first collection of short stories and had just been married to a young and lovely woman, I wrote a love story in the first person, which created two unanticipated problems.

August 16, 2022
August 16, 2022

Mashiul Alam joins prestigious Iowa International Writing Program

Journalist and author Mashiul Alam has been selected as a resident of the 2022 Iowa International Writing Program (IWP), among the world’s most prestigious creative writing residencies.

May 27, 2022
May 27, 2022

Meril Prothom Alo Awards ceremony held after two years

The much-anticipated Meril Prothom Alo Awards 2021 were handed over to the winners at a glamorous event held at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC), Hall of Fame, tonight.

May 27, 2022
May 27, 2022

Runa Laila, Sabina Yasmin honoured with Meril Prothom Alo lifetime achievement awards

The much-anticipated Meril Prothom Alo Awards 2021 have been handed over to the winners at a glamorous ceremony held at Bangabandhu International Convention Centre (BICC), Hall of Fame. The opening address of the event was given by Matiur Rahman, Editor,  Prothom Alo.

May 20, 2022
May 20, 2022

Bring corporate tax down to 10-15% for newspapers: Editors to finance minister

Editors yesterday urged the government to bring down the corporate tax for newspapers to 10-15 per cent from the fiscal year of 2022-23 to help the print media survive amid rising costs.

January 19, 2020
January 19, 2020

Don’t arrest or harass Prothom Alo editor, 5 others: HC

The High Court orders the law enforcers not to harass or arrest Prothom Alo Editor and Publisher Matiur Rahman and five others until the hearing of the bail petitions in a case filed over the death of Naimul Abrar Rahat, a student of Dhaka Residential Model College.

January 19, 2020
January 19, 2020

Ensure no attack on free speech

Amnesty International South Asia yesterday said Bangladesh authorities must ensure that the legal proceedings against 10 people, including Prothom Alo Editor Matiur Rahman, follow due process.

December 25, 2018
December 25, 2018

Natore BCL leader buys all copies of Prothom Alo

A leader of Natore town unit Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) buys all the copies of Prothom Alo, the Bangla daily reports.

November 13, 2018
November 13, 2018

Govt honours 141 top taxpayers

The government yesterday honoured top 141 taxpayers, including individuals and companies, for their contribution to the development of Bangladesh's economy.

December 27, 2016
December 27, 2016

Bangladesh win volleyball title

Hosts Bangladesh clinched the title of Bangabandhu Asian Senior Men's Central Zone International Volleyball Championship with a straight 3-0 sets win over favourites Kyrgyzstan at the Shaheed Suhrawardi Indoor Stadium in Mirpur today.