Kaler Kantho is one of the most popular Bengali newspapers in Bangladesh. It was founded by popular Bangladeshi journalist Abed Khan and first published in Dhaka. Abed Khan also acted as its first editor; he would resign in June 2011. Imdadul Haq Milan is now its present editor. He is doing his job with proud. The date of publication is 10 January 2010.
Though it passes only three years but it achieved its popularity with a very short time. Its daily print run is over 280,000 copies, making it the third-most circulated daily newspaper in Bangladesh. Kaler Kantho having a variety of feature page in their daily paper.
Every day they publish media page for film lover with all news of actor actress, film publication, drama news, program schedules etc; international page with international news, economics, relationship etc; sports page for sports lover with all news of cricket, football, tennis, hockey etc; “Syllabus-a Nei” page for students with practice sheet, lesson sheet etc;” Tech Bisshow” for IT sector; letter page for local public. Anybody can send an open letter for public awareness or on other topic; There are also feature pages known as Tech Protidin, Spot Light, Doctor Asen, Onno Kono Khane, A 2 Z, Campus, Sondhani, Rajkut, Ronger Mela, Sei sob Ghotona, Shila Lipy, Shudhui Dhaka, Tin Tin Toon Ton, Mogoj Dholai, etc.
Their main domain server is www.kalerkantho.com. They publish daily news online in this link. But they are not having a e-paper system so readers have some difficulties in reading this newspaper. They have to find out the news in particular sector and also in particular page. Everyday day arrange online poll for their online visitors. They asked a question to their visitors with the answers yes or no. Visitors answer the question and then they make a percentage of people voting. It is known as “Jonomot Jorip”. This voting system visible in the front page.
If anyone need the old copy of kaler kontho, he / she can easily get it from the online version archive. It is more important because sometimes we need the old copy for reference or proof. Kaler kontho has a strong community system. They also maintain social networking. They are having a facebook page with more than sixty-two thousand likes. It’s is big community and fair enough system to maintain connection with the readers. They post breaking news in this facebook page. Link of their facebook page is www.facebook.com/kalerkantho.bd. Their popularity increasing day by day, and day by day they also increasing circulation. So, it’s a good news for kaler kotho.