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Daily Naya Diganta/দৈনিক নয়া দিগন্ত
Naya Diganta Logo.gif
Type Daily newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) Diganta Media Corporation
Publisher Shamsul Huda
Editor Alamgir Mohiuddin
Founded 2004
Language Bengali
Headquarters 1 RK Mission Road Manik Mia Foundation, Motijheel Dhaka-1203 Bangladesh
OCLC number 868012647
Website dailynayadiganta.com

The Daily Naya Diganta (Bengali: দৈনিক নয়া দিগন্ত Doinik Noya Digonto) is a Bengali daily newspaper published in Bangladesh since 2004.[1]

History

It is part of Diganta Media Corporation which was owned by Mir Quasem Ali, a Jammat-e-Islami Bangladesh politician.[2] The television channel, Diganta TV, is a sister concern of the newspaper.[3] The television was launched in August 2008.[4] Alamgir Mohiuddin is the editor of Naya Diganta.[5]

Daily Naya Diganta reporter was cautioned for misrepresenting a statement of prosecution witness in the International Crimes Tribunal in January 2012.[6] On 17 June 2012 the chairman of the holding company Mir Quasem Ali was arrested Rapid Action Battalion on charges of war crimes during Bangladesh Liberation war.[2][7] He was convicted and sentenced to death by the International Crimes Tribunal.[8] Bangladesh Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu accused the newspaper of carrying out "propaganda" against the International Crimes Tribunal.[9]

A Dhaka high court indicated the editor of that paper for libel regarding the case of defaming Muhammad [10] and another case was filled for defaming Sheikh Mujibur Rahman against Naya diganta editor.[11] A faction of Dhaka Union of Journalists (DUJ) has expelled its units at Daily Sangram, Naya Diganta, Weekly Sonar Bangla and Diganta Television as those media houses are run by Jamaat-e-Islami and Islami Chhatra Shibir. According to the DUJ press release on 29 November 2015; it had been included that the four media houses were being run by those accused of committing crimes against humanity and the DUJ thinks keeping them as its members is not only unethical, but also against the spirit of the Bangladesh Liberation War.[12]

Regular columnists

Popular columnists writing regularly in the daily are Ebne Golam Samad, Serajur Rahman, Shafiq Rehman, Dr.Tuhin Malik, Syed Muhammad Ibrahim, Golam Mawla Rony, Alfaz Anam, its editor Alamgir Mahiuddin and so on. Freedom Fighter of Bangladesh Bongobir Qader Siddiqi has also started writing regularly.

Supplements

The daily has two popular weeklies named as Therapy and Abokash Fun Magazine Therapy Editor: Ahmed Shahabuddin. Social Magazine Abokash Editor: Maksuda Sultana. Lifestyle Magazine Satrong Editor: Sabira Sultana. Monthly Magazine Onno Ek Diganta Editor: Alfaz Anam

See also

References

  1. ^ "Daily Naya Diganta". Retrieved 12 March 2016.
  2. ^ a b "Death stays for Jamaat's Moneyman". The Daily Star. 9 March 2016. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Profile of Mir Quasem". The Daily Star. 9 March 2016. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  4. ^ "Diganta TV launched". The Daily Star. 29 August 2008. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  5. ^ "Editors' Council formed". The Daily Star. 26 May 2013. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  6. ^ "Tribunal warns Naya Diganta journalist". The Daily Star. 5 January 2012. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  7. ^ "Jamaat leader Kashem held". The Daily Star. 18 June 2012. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  8. ^ "Mir Quasem's fate sealed". The Daily Star. 31 August 2016. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  9. ^ "Jamaat now terror outfit". The Daily Star. 11 March 2013. Retrieved 23 April 2017.
  10. ^ "Shafiq Rehman, Naya Diganta editor indicted for libel". bdnews24.com. Retrieved 24 August 2018.
  11. ^ "Naya Diganta editor, publisher, DU teacher sued for defaming Sheikh Mujib". New Age. Retrieved 24 August 2018.
  12. ^ "DUJ expels units at Sangram, Sonar Bangla, Naya Diganta, Diganta TV". The Daily Observer. Dhaka. Retrieved 24 August 2018.

External links

  • Official website
  • Daily's list of columnists


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