Porshi is a Bangla monthly publication based in Silicon Valley, California. The target readership is the Bangla speaking population around the world. Both the content and format follow the style of a magazine. The objective of Porshi is to create a bridge amongst the Bangla speaking communities spread around the world utilizing the common bond of Bangla language and culture. By publishing articles from writers in North America, Bangladesh and the rest of the world on issues touching the socio-cultural lives of Bangla speaking population, Porshi hopes to create bondage amongst these people. The publication will include articles on contemporary issues (important to Bangla speaking people), art & entertainment, culture, tourism, immigration, sports, evolving technologies, technology transfer, reports on events of Bangla speaking communities in different parts of North America, short stories, poems, discussions, etc.
Porshi started its journey in April 2001 as a print copy monthly Bangla magazine. After almost eight years of uninterrupted monthly publication, PORSHI took a short break and resumed as online only monthly publication on Pahela Boisakh 1416 (April 14, 2009). Porshi online is updated once a month on the first day of Bangla month.
The monthly Porshi is discontinued from its PRINT publication since October 2008. It is now online only.
Porshi is published by Jogajog International.
Executive Editor: Mahmudul Hassan
Managing Editor: Sabir Majumder
General Manager: Mashuque Rahman
Policy and Planning Advisor: Najmus Saquib
Associate Managing Editor: Shahid Ahmed
Cover Story Coordinator: Dewan Shamsul Arefin