• Hangouts reel from shock

    If you happened to take a ride around Gulshan in the past week, there would have been a few scenes that you just couldn't have missed. The immense increase in the security personnel, the empty restaurants and a number of delivery scooters speedily honking their way around the area; these are the sights that have dominated the circles ever since the deadly attack at the Holey Artisan Bakery.

  • Of spices, for spices

    Imagine “Chingri Dopeyaja” (shrimp fry with onion) without onion or beef curry without ginger paste or cumin.

  • Delhi to support Dhaka in fighting terror: home boss

    India is ready to extend all necessary support to Bangladesh not only in fighting against terrorism and violent extremism but also to all bilateral and multilateral areas.

  • Ice yet to thaw

    Diplomatic tension between Dhaka and Ankara over the executions of war crimes convicts continues with neither side doing anything visible to improve the situation.

  • Bhola supplied arms to Musa

    Ehteshamul Haque Bhola had supplied the arms used in killing police superintendent's wife Mahmuda Khanam Mitu. Kamrul Sikder alias Musa, the main suspect in the murder, had collected the arms from Bhola and later returned those.


    “There is no need to think that the state structure will be broken down in one or two militant attacks. The attackers have no courage, no self-strength. They're timid and cowards. It's not at all possible for them to win any war.”

  • Tackle spread of militancy

    With the directive to make an all-out effort to combat militancy and terrorism, the deputy commissioners returned to their work stations from the capital as the annual conference of the DCs ended yesterday. Though the conference was supposed to give priority to their problems in implementing government decisions at the grassroots level, the issue of terrorism and militancy dominated the four-day conference that began in the capital on Tuesday.

  • 11 years on, case still under trial

    Eleven years on, the trial in a case for murdering two people in a suicide bomb attack by alleged JMB operatives on the Chittagong Court Building premises is yet to be completed, partly because of police negligence.

  • In time, with less cost

    In a country where red tape and bureaucratic tangles often delay the process of implementing any project on time, a unique example has been set in

  • Vegetable prices up as flood spreads

    Prices of vegetables are on the rise as incessant monsoon rain and rising flood water damaged fields in some northern districts, sellers said.

  • Clinton accepts nomination for US president

    Hillary Clinton on Thursday night claimed her place in history as the first woman presidential nominee of a major US party, promising

  • US State Dept yet to confirm if Shazad a US citizen

    The US Department of State is yet to confirm if Shazad Rouf Arko, one of the nine killed in early Tuesday's Kalyanpur operation, is a US citizen.

  • Deadly gang protecting Adriano

    Former Inter Milan, Parma and Roma forward Adriano was once earning £80,000 per week in the prime of his career, but these days is without a club and living among gun-wielding gangs in Rio.

  • 'Trainer of Gulshan café attackers' among dead

    Raihan Kabir, identified by law enforcers yesterday as one of the nine militants killed in early Tuesday's operation at Kalyanpur, had trained the Gulshan cafe gunmen, according to a top DMP official.

  • Dhaka raid

    Motiar came from a poor, broken family

    Motiar Rahman's parents were divorced when he was only two. Raised by a single mother and hard pressed by poverty, he

  • ‘It's a disgrace he became a militant'

    Motaleb Hossain alias Abdullah, one of the nine militants killed in “Operation Storm 26”, was a student at a Narayanganj madrasa.

  • Gazipur Bar Association office bombing

    Death for 6 JMB militants stays

    The High Court yesterday confirmed the death sentences against six militants for carrying out a suicide bomb attack at

  • Syed Ashraf for all-party anti-militancy committees

    Anti-terrorism and militancy committees comprising public representatives from all political parties will be formed at

  • Irked by Nayeem's bigotry, villagers drove him out

    He used to call people 'Kafir' or infidels if they didn't offer prayers regularly and say that they would be thrown into hell after death.

  • Stay alert to use of ICT by terrorists: PM

    Renewing her resolve to crush terrorism and militancy with the help of people, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday urged

  • Mahasweta Devi no more

    Eminent Indian literary figure of Bangla language Mahasweta Devi is no more.

  • Rejoinder, our reply

    The Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) has sent a rejoinder to a photo caption headlined “Shrouded in Shrubs” published in The

  • Police identify 7 militants

    Police last night identified seven of the nine militants killed during a joint raid at their hideout in the capital's Kalyanpur on Tuesday. The seven are Abdullah from Dinajpur, Abu Hakim Nayeem from Patuakhali, Taj-ul-Haque Rashiq from Dhaka's Dhanmondi, Atiquzzaman Khan from Gulshan and Shazad Rouf Arko from Bashundhara, Motiar Rahman from Satkhira and Jubayer Hossain from Noakhali.

  • Panic still prevails in Kalyanpur

    Mohammad Zahir in his middle age was seen off-balance in the scorching heat yesterday in front of Taj Manzil where nine

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    52 suspected militants held

    Law enforcers in separate countrywide raids over a 24-hour-period till yesterday evening apprehended at least 52 militant suspects.

  • PM slams BNP for raising questions

    Coming down heavily on the BNP leaders for questioning the killing of nine militants in Kalyanpur, Prime Minister Sheikh

  • A friend of Nibras, he was accused in a terror case

    He came from a well-off family, had his education in some of the renowned institutions at home and abroad. He then went on to work with multinational companies. His LinkedIn profile presents a brilliant image about the youth in his 20s.

  • 'Jamaat leader got my son into militancy'

    His father's occupation is somewhat linked to people's life and safety.

  • Clinton makes history

    Hillary Clinton secured the Democratic Party's White House nomination, coming back from a stinging defeat in her first

  • He left saying he was going to mosque

    Taj-Ul-Haque Rashiq graduated from the electrical and electronics engineering department of a private university in the capital early this year and disappeared soon afterwards, said neighbours.