• Terrorist in 10 months

    Militants arrested in recent times are mostly youths just past their adolescence. It has been found from their statements that militant outfits maintain a three-tier hierarchy -- ideological leaders at the top, so-called military commanders in the second tier and field-level militants who execute plans in the third. Arrested militants are mostly in the third tier.

  • In pain, in praise

    In Shakespearean tragedy, “Cowards die many times before their deaths, the valiant never taste of death but once.”

  • Twin blasts kill 80 at Kabul Shia rally

    Islamic State group jihadists yesterday claimed responsibility for twin explosions that ripped through crowds of Shia Hazaras in Kabul,

  • Jamaat link found

    Jamaat-e-Islami's link has been found in the Sholakia attack, says Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan.

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    DMP wants BTRC to block 30 web pages

    Dhaka Metropolitan Police has written to the BTRC to block 30 web and Facebook pages for allegedly inciting militancy or running anti-religion propaganda.

  • Magura miracle kid doing well

    First birthday of the child is special for most parents, but for Magura's Suraiya and her parents it was more than a memorable occasion.

  • Top Quote!

    “Bangladesh is going through a war. We can't afford to lose it. We'll have to win. The country will be destroyed, if we are

  • 8 killed in Munich ‘terror attack’

    Gunmen last night attacked a busy shopping mall in the German city of Munich, spraying bullets as people fled in horror for safety from what police said was a terrorist attack. Police said at least eight people had been killed and the attackers were still at large, CNN reports.

  • 27 anti-terror cases stuck

    Trial proceedings of 27 cases involving terror and militant activities remain halted in different Chittagong courts, which have been

  • New 'attack plan foiled' in Rajshahi

    A plan to carry out terror attacks in Rajshahi could be thwarted yesterday due to pro-active role of the intelligence and law

  • Single tenants in trouble

    After the news that the Gulshan café attackers “used two flats in the capital as their dens” surfaced, suspicion and a sense of

  • Extent of militancy decreased

    Inspector General of Police AKM Shahidul Hoque yesterday claimed militancy has decreased in the country due to law enforcers' efforts.

  • Fizz bursts onto the county scene

    Just over 24 hours after landing in conditions that he had only briefly experienced as a teenager in 2013, conditions as

  • Child dies falling into sewer canal

    Sitting beside a sewer canal just outside his home, four-year-old Junaid Sabbir was trying to collect plastic bottles flowing with the currents, having absolutely no idea about what was coming.

  • Indian air force plane goes missing in Bay

    India yesterday mounted a massive search and rescue operation for an Indian Air Force plane that went missing with 29 people

  • 4 of a family drown as trawler sinks

    Four of a family died as a trawler capsized in the Dhaleshwari river of Habiganj's Lakhai upazila yesterday afternoon.

  • Tarique convicted, jailed for 7 years

    BNP Senior Vice Chairman Tarique Rahman was sentenced to seven years' imprisonment and fined Tk 20 crore by the High Court yesterday in a money laundering case which may have an enormous impact on his political career.

  • Govt's political vengeance behind verdict

    Denouncing yesterday's verdict on Senior Vice-chairman Tarique Rahman in a money laundering case, the BNP said the judgment was nothing but a political vengeance.

  • Minister Mosharraf asked to surrender

    The High Court yesterday directed Housing and Public Works Minister Mosharraf Hossain to surrender before a lower court in

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    Babul still in job, absent from office

    Superintendent of Police Babul Akter is still in his job, but remains absent from office. If he continues to do so, the police

  • 'Woman in video' held

    Cops pick up a woman from Narsingdi's Shibpur upazila in connection with the July 1 Gulshan terror attack.

  • 'Missing' but not missing

    A cook at a fishing trawler in Chittagong, Jane Alam went to the house of his first wife in Mymensingh on February 21, without telling his second wife.

  • NRB in Australia 'linked to IS'

    Law enforcers have been looking for a Bangladeshi expatriate in Australia with suspected links to Islamic State (IS).

  • 'Dhaka not alone in fight against terror'

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday said Bangladesh should not consider itself alone in the fight against terrorism and reiterated his country's full support to Dhaka.

  • Top Quote!

    “We are with Bangladesh, we love Bangladesh -- they are our neighbouring country. We feel sorrow if they are sad.”

  • Murky road to radicalisation

    Those who have gone missing over the last one and a half years come from myriad backgrounds. From politician to

  • Decision beats the wits

    The couple reportedly went to war-ravaged Syria, a stronghold of the Islamic State, leaving behind first-class government jobs, huge properties and a legacy of pride in Bangladesh.

  • Once a bass guitarist in a rock band

    Jubayedur Rahim played bass in a teen metal band that had small gigs in the capital in the mid-2000s. But before the band

  • A marine engr, he 'left for Iraq to join IS'

    Marine Engineer Najibullah Ansari, who was working on a foreign flag carrier, had been missing for around one and a half

  • He went to Turkey on 'honeymoon'

    The first man seen in a video released during the Eid holidays praising the Holey Artisan Bakery attack was identified by his friends and family members as Tahmid Rahman Safi.