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Bengal Times, The


Bengal Times, The an English language bi-weekly first published from dhaka in the late nineteenth century. It was an influential newspaper of East Bengal. The Bengal Times was modern in format, type and in presenting news.

The magazine, which was published every Wednesday and Saturday, used to be printed in four columns. It was owned and edited by EC Kemp. It used to contain extracts from different magazines, letters from London and Paris, some articles, brief news from Dhaka and other areas. Occasionally, poems were also published. The magazine used to ridicule Indians. [Muntassir Mamoon]