Critically acclaimed for the highest standards of professionalism, integrity, and ethical journalism, bdnews299.com is a first-of-its-kind venture, being the first Internet-only newsgathering operation in Bangladesh.
The 24/7 news publisher draws on the resources of over 50 journalists and photographers around Bangladesh and beyond. For over a decade now, it has brought accurate news and unique insights to a widely dispersed audience.
It had begun primarily as a news agency with a few clients in the print and broadcast industry. The bilingual news service quickly grew to be the world’s window on Bangladesh. The numbers kept changing for the provider of essential news, information, analysis and comment – with tens of millions of unique visitors turning to the site.
Back to the drawing board, the takeover turned out to be the perfect opportunity to rebrand what had started out as BDNEWS – a news agency service delivered online, a business which had become difficult to sustain for the original founders.
bdnews99.com, as a free-to-access 24/7 news source.
The only other member of the company’s Board of Directors is ICT entrepreneur Hridoy Khan, who chairs.
Robiul Islam, as Editor-in-Chief, put together a new team of experienced, talented, and tech-savvy professionals from across the journalistic spectrum. Ten years on, the team continues to innovate, lead and set new standards for the digital generation