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List of Government Enlisted Newspapers

Description Dhaka Town Grand Total
Daily Newspapers 254 297 551
Weekly Newspapers 70 36 106
Fortnightly Newspapers 16 04 20
Monthly Newspapers 24 03 27
Quarterly Newspapers 01 00 01
Half-yearly Newspapers 00 01 01
Total 365 341 706

List of Approval Dates of Private Television Channels

Approval Period 1996-2001

Number Channel Name Address Date of Approval of No Objection Certificate (NOC) Current State
1 ATN Bangla Dr. Mahfuzur Rahman Chairman and Managing Director ATN Bangla, Wasa Bhavan (2nd Floor), 98 Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Kawran Bazar, Dhaka 04-06-1997 Operational
2 Ekushey Television (ETV) Mr. Saiful Alam Chairman, Ekushey Television Jahangir Tower, 10, Kaoran Bazar,Dhaka. 09/3/1999
(License agreement between the ministry of information and Ekushey TV)
Operational
3 Channel i Mr. Faridur Reza Sagar Managing Director Channel I, 40, Shahid Tajuddin Ahmed Sarani Tejgaon, I/A, Dhaka. 26-04-1999 Operational
4 NTV Mr. Alhajb Mohammad Mosaddek Ali Chairman NTV, BSEC Building (6th Floor) 102 Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Kaoran Bazaar Dhaka. 19-09-1999 Operational

Approval Period 2001 - 2006

Number Channel Name Address Date of Approval of No Objection Certificate (NOC) Current State
5 Jamuna TV Mr. Md. Nurul Islam Manager Jamuna Television Ltd. Jamuna Television Building Jamuna Future Park Complex A-244, Progress Sarani, Baridhara,Dhaka. 05/02/2002 Operational
6 Boishakhshi TV Mr. Md. Shaheed Amin Chairman and Managing Director Boishakhshi Media Ltd. (Bashikhi TV) 32, Mohakhali Commercial Areas Level-4, 5, 6 7, and 8,Dhaka. 31-01-2005 Operational
7 BanglaVision Mr. Abdul Haq Chairman Shyamal Bangla Media Ltd. (Banglavision) Noor Tower, 1/F, Free School Street, 110, Bir Uttam C and Dutta Road,Dhaka. 31-01-2005 Operational
8 RTV Mr. Morshed Alam Managing Director RTV, BSEC Building (Level-6) 102 Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Kawran Bazar,Dhaka. 10-04-2005 Operational
9 Desh TV Saber Hossain Chowdhury Chairman Desh Television Limited CornfulMedia Point 70, Martyr journalist Selina Parvin Road, Malibag,Dhaka. 29-05-2006 Operational

Approval Period 2009-2013

Number Channel Name Address Date of Approval of No Objection Certificate (NOC) Current State
10 Independent Television Mr. Salman F. Rahman Vice-Chairman Independent Television Ltd. 149-150, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208. 11-10-2009 Operational
11 ATN News Dr. Mahfuzur Rahman Chairman and Managing Director ATN News Limited, Hassan Plaza 53, Kawran Bazaar ba/A, Dhaka-1215. 11-10-2009 Operational
12 Machranga Communications Ltd. Mr. Anjan Chowdhury Managing Director Machranga Communications Ltd., Square Centre, 48, Mohakhali Ba/A, Dhaka. 11-10-2009 Operational
13 Shomoy Television Mr. Ahmed Jobair Managing Director Shomoy Media Limited, Nasir Trade Centre, 300/4, Bir Uttam C Datta Road, Dhaka. 11-10-2009 Operational
14 My TV Mr. Nasir Uddin Chairman and Managing Director, VM International Ltd. (My TV) MyTV Building 150/3, 155, East Ulon, Hatirzil Rampura, Dhaka-1219. 11-10-2009 Operational
15 Mohona Television Ltd. Mr. Kamal Ahmed Majumdar Chairman, Mohana Television Ltd. Mohona Bhavan, House No.8, Road No.4, Section No.7, Pallavi, Mirpur, Dhaka-1216. 11-10-2009 Operational
16 Bijoy TV Mr. ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury Chairman, Bijoy TV Chairman, Bijoy TV Ltd. Rahat Tower, 14 Link Road, 9th Floor, Bangla Motor, Dhaka-1000. 11-10-2009 Operational
17 GTV Gazi Ghulam Ashria (Bappi) Chairman Gazi Satellite Television Ltd (GTV) UCEP Chenye Tower (5th Floor), 115, Segun Bagicha, Dhaka. 11-10-2009 Operational
18 Channel 9 Mr. Enaytur Rahman Chairman, Virgo Media Ltd:(Channel 9) Bashuneshwar City Tower, Level-13, Panthpath, Dhaka-1215. 11-10-2009 Operational
19 Ekattor TV Mr. Mozammel Haque Managing Director Ekattor Media Ltd., 57, Sohrawardi Avenue, Baridhara, Dhaka. 11-10-2009 Operational
20 Channel Twenty-Four (Channel24) Mr. A. K. Azad Managing Director Times Media Limited, 136, Tejgaon Industrial Area, Dhaka-1208. 22-02-2010 Operational
21 S. A. Channel Private Ltd. Mr. Salahuddin Ahmed Managing Director S. A. Channel Private Ltd. 22, Kakrail, Dhaka-1000. 22-4-2010 Operational
22 Asian Telecast Ltd. (Asian TV) Alhajb Md. Harun-ur Rashid Chairman and Managing Director Asian Telecast Ltd. (Asian TV) and Asian Group of Industries, Dilkusha Centre, 28, Dilkusha Ba/A, 5th Floor, Suite No. 404, Dhaka-1000. 29-6-2011 Operational
23 Ganbangla Kaushik Hossain Tapas Chairman Birds Eye Mass Media Communications Limited (Ganbangla) Areeb Tower, 48, Progoti Sarani, Block J, Baridhara, Dhaka-1212. 24-10-2011 Operational
24 Deepto Bangla Kazi Zahedul Hasan Managing Director "Deepto Bangla" Satellite TV Channel Kazi Media Limited, 84, Dhanmondi, Road No.7A, Dhaka-1209. 22-12-2011 Operational
25 Bengal Television Limited (Channel-52) Morshed Alam, Chairman Managing Director Bengal Television Limited (Channel-52) BSEC Bhaban (Level-4) 102, Kazi Nazrul IslamAvenue, Kawran Bazar, Dhaka-1215. 01-10-2013 Frequency not granted.
26 Bangla TV Limited Mir Noor Us Sams Managing Director Bangla TV Limited H/42, New Airport Road, Mohakhali C/A, Dhaka-1215. 04-11-2013 Operational
27 Dhaka Bangla Television Mr Iqbal Sobhan Chowdhury Managing Director Dhaka Bangla Media & Communications Ltd. Dhaka Bangla Television Aziz Bhavan, 93, Motijheel C/A Floor-09,Dhaka. 24-11-2013 Operational
28 News Twentyfour Mr. Naeem Nizam Managing Director East West Media Group Ltd. News Twentyfour Bashuneshwar Residential Area Plot No. 371/A, Block-D, Baridhara Dhaka-1229. 24-11-2013 Operational
29 Channel 21 (Twenty One) Abdullah Al Mamun (Kaushik) Managing Director Broadcast World Bangladesh Limited, Channel 21 (Twenty One) Planners Tower, Level-13, Suite No. 4-5, 13/A, Bipanon C/A, Sonargaon Road, Bangla Motor, Dhaka-1000 24-11-2013 Awaiting broadcast.
30 Amaar Gaan Tarun Dey Chairman Media Bangladesh Limited Amaar Gaan 22/A Faruk Sharani (4th and fifth floors) Nikunj-2, Dhaka, 1229. 24-11-2013 Frequency not granted.
31 Festival Noor Mohammad Managing Director Millennium Multimedia Ltd. 39, Shahid Tajuddin Ahmed Smorini Tejgaon, Shi/A Dhaka-1208. 24-11-2013 Frequency not granted.
32 Green TV Syed Ghulam Dastagir Chairman Green Multimedia Ltd., Green TV 102, Kakrail, 3rd Floor, Dhaka-1000. 24-11-2013
33 Duranta TV Md. Shahriar Alam Chairman Barind Media Ltd. Duranta TV Ahmed Tower (14th Floor) 28-30, Kamal Ataturk Avenue Banani Ba/A, Dhaka-1213. 24-11-2013 Operational
34 Cambrian Television Lion Mk Bashar PMJF Chairman, BSB Foundation Cambrian Television Plot No.22, Gulshan Circle-2, Dhaka. 24-11-2013 Frequency not granted.
35 Rangdhanu Mohammad Saiful Alam Managing Director Rongdhanu Media Ltd. Rangdhanu 25/4, Pallavi, Mirpur, Dhaka-1216. 24-11-2013 Frequency not granted.
36 ATV Mohammad Abbas Ullah Chairman and Managing Director ATV Limited, ATV House No.79, Block-E (2nd Floor), Shahjalal International Airport Road, Banani Chairmanbari, Dhaka-1213. 24-11-2013 Operational
37 TITAS Dhanad Islam Bright Managing Director Millennium Media Ltd ( MML) TITAS House No.21, Road No. 68/A, Gulshan-02,Dhaka. 24-11-2013 Awaiting broadcast.
38 Nagarik TV Anisul Haque Chairman Jaadu Media Limited Lotus Kamal Tower 10th Floor, 57 Jowar Sahara C/A Nikunj-2, New Airport Road, Dhaka. 24-11-2013 Operational

Approval Period 2014-2018

Number Channel Name Address Date of Approval of No Objection Certificate (NOC) Current State
39 'Khela' TV Mr. Tanvir Abir Chairman AR Media & Mass Communication (Pvt.) Ltd 87, BNS Center, Sector 7, Uttara, Dhaka-1230 12-01-2017 Frequency not granted.
40 Amar TV Zinat Chowdhury Chairman Amar TV Limited, Dhaka Mymensingh Road, Level 3, Plot 29, Sector 03 Uttara, Dhaka-1230. 2nd Syed Haque, Director, Amar TV Limited (Amar TV), Dhaka Mymensingh Road, Level 3, Plot 29, Sector 03 Uttara, Dhaka-1230. 18-01-2017 Frequency not granted.
41 Global TV Mr. Md. Mamunur Rashid Kiron-MP Manager Globe Multimedia Limited Corporate & Registered Office: Plot # 3/KA (New), Tejgaon I/A Dhaka-1208. 18-01-2017 Frequency not granted.
42 Citizen TV (CTV) Mr. Muhammad Shafikur Rahman Chairman Citizen TV (CTV) 1/A Manorma Apartment No. 4 Navratan Colony, New Bailey Road, Dhaka-1000 05-4-2017 Frequency not granted
43 Prime TV Mr. Tanzia Siraj Director & CEO Vision Infotainment Limited Prime TV House No.13, Road No.3, Sector-5 Uttara, Dhaka. 05-4-2017 Frequency not granted
44 Spice Tv Limited Mr. Sheela Islam Chairman MG Tower (13th Floor) 389/B (Main Road), West Rampura Dhaka-1219. 09-8-2017 Frequency not granted
45 Bangladesh Broadcasting Business Network (TV Today) Mr. Abu Bashar Mohammad Rockybul Basit rightful 24/B; Topkhana Road: Flat-11/A, City View Tower Dhaka-1000. 14-05-2019 Frequency not granted

Government Owned Television Channels

Order Channel Name Address Date of Approval of No Objection Certificate (NOC) Current State
1 Bangladesh Television Government of Bangladesh -- Operational
2 BTV World -- -- Operational
3 Sangsad Bangladesh Television 12-01-2011
4 Bangladesh Television Chittagong Centre

List of Private FM Radio Stations

SL NO Name of Radio
1 Radio Today
2 Radio Foorti
3 Radio Aamar
4 ABC Radio
5 Dhaka FM
6 Radio Bhumi
7 People’s Radio
8 Radio Shadhin
9 Asian Radio
10 City FM
11 Colours FM
12 Radio Ekattor
13 Radio Dhoni
14 Jago FM
15 Radio Next
16 Radio Dhol
17 Radio Din Raat
18 Bangla Radio
19 Radio EDGE
20 Radio Amber
21 Spice FM
22 Radio Capital
23 Desh Radio
24 Radio Prime
25 Music Today
26 Radio Active
27 Times Radio
28 Sufi FM

List of Government Approved Community Radios

Serial No Name of Community Radios
1 Radio Padma
2 Radio Nalta
3 Lok Betar
4 Pollikontho
5 Radio Sagor Giri
6 Radio Mahananda
7 Radio Mukti
8 Radio Chilmari
9 Radio Jhinuk
10 Krishi Radio
11 Radio Sundarban
12 Radio Naf
13 Radio Bikrampur
14 Borendro Radio
15 Radio Meghna
16 Radio Sagor Dwip
17 Radio NSS
18 Radio Progoti
19 Radio Borendro
20 Jago Bahe Radio
21 Radio Sampreeti
22 Radio Surma
23 Radio Vati Bangla
24 Radio Sojag
25 Radio Boral
26 Radio Kona
27 Betar Bondhu
28 Radio Lalon
29 Radio Payra
30 Radio Saikat
31 Gono Radio

 

Source: Ministry of Information, Government of Bangladesh.