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ATN Bangla is a Bengali-language digital cable television channel. It transmits from its studio in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The channel is transmitted in South Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and North America. The channel offers a wide variety of programming including news, movies, dramas, talk shows, and more. The channel started broadcast in South Asia on 16 July 1997, though their website shows 15 July. They officially started their broadcasting on 16 July. Broadcasts to Europe began in 2001. The channel started broadcasting news from August 16, 2001.
One of its programmes, Amrao pari (We, too, Can), won the International Children’s Day of Broadcasting Award at the 32nd International Emmy Awards Gala in 2004. The documentary was shot and directed by 18 teenagers from Bangladesh, and was focused on the true story of Abul Khaer, a 9-year-old boy, who stopped a passenger train from approaching a disjointed railtrack, and prevented a train disaster.