• No negative message from foreign businessmen, companies: Tofail

    The recent killing incidents of foreigners will not have any bad impacts on business in Bangladesh as the foreign businessmen have no plan to leave the country, Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed says.

  • Dhaka raid: Cops identify 7 militants

    Police disclose the identities of seven among the nine militants who were killed in an anti-terror raid in Dhaka’s Kalyanpur area yesterday.

  • BNP discusses militancy issue with diplomats

    Diplomats of different missions in Bangladesh hold a meeting with BNP leaders at the party’s chairperson’s office at Gulshan in Dhaka this afternoon to discuss militancy issue and present political situation in the country.

  • Dhaka militants changed dress after Fazr prayers when they saw end coming

    The militants who were killed in gunfight with the law enforcers early morning Tuesday change their dress after the Fazr prayers and wore black punjabis, says a neighbour who observed the militants time to time from around midnight till dawn from an adjacent building.

  • Dhaka raid militant Rouf missing ‘NSU student’

    One of the militants killed in gun battle during Dhaka raid in Kalyanpur has been identified as a "missing student of privately-run North-South University". However, confusion has arisen over identity of another militant as two families are claiming the same body.

  • Gain skills in using modern technology to combat terrorism: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina directs all the security forces to earn expertise in using modern technology alongside receiving training to fight terrorism and militancy.

  • Gulshan attack a stain on country's image: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says the Gulshan terror attack and subsequent incidents were carried out by a quarter with vested interest aimed at maligning the bright image of Bangladesh as 'a role model of development' which the country has earned over the years through persistent endevour of her government.

  • From music lover to ‘militant’

    Here is more about a music lover turned militant Tahmid Rahman Safi, who was the first person to appear in a video in Bengali allegedly released by the militant group Islamic State.

  • Cop narrates surreal scenes of terror in Sholakia

    The attackers were hesitant to cross the checkpoint and suddenly there was an explosion. Some members of the police team fell to the ground. Seconds later, there was another explosion. With firearms in one hand and a machete in the other, the attackers later tried to make their way to the road that leads to the Sholakia ground.

  • Iraqi men mourn over bodies after they lost five members of their family in a suicide bombing that ripped through Baghdad's busy shopping district of Karrada

    Anger over security as Iraqis mourn 200 dead in Baghdad bombing

    Iraqis mourn more than 200 people killed in a Baghdad suicide bombing claimed by the Islamic State group and accused the government of not doing enough to protect them.

  • Shinzo Abe

    Fate of 7 Japanese hostages still unknown

    Of the eight Japanese citizens who were taken hostage by gunmen at Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka, one was rescued, a top official says in Tokyo. Japan was unable to contact the seven, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Koichi Hagiuda told reporters.

  • US State Department Spokesman John Kirby. Photo: AP

    IS link not confirmed yet: US

    The US State Department says it “cannot yet confirm” the link of Middle-east-based terror group Islamic State (IS) with the hostage crisis at a restaurant in Bangladesh capital Dhaka though the group reportedly claimed credit for the attack.

  • Babul Akter

    SP Babul Akter freed after 'interrogation'

    SP Babul Akter has been freed hours after he was picked up by police for quizzing in connection with brutal murder of his wife in Chittagong on June 5.

  • Crossfire is not the answer to militancy

    We cannot but express our total dismay at the rising number of deaths of suspects in police custody.

  • Crossfire to hide govt link with secret killings: Khaleda

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia alleges the law enforcers are getting people killed in the name of crossfire in an attempt to hide the fact that government is linked with secret killings.

  • Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal

    Arrest not politically motivated: Home minister

    Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal says that no one has been detained in the ongoing crackdown against militancy with any political motive.

  • Opinion: Anti-militancy drive and the mockery

    Banned outfit Hizb-ut Tahrir pasting posters through Dhaka poses questions to the quality of the anti-militancy drive. Are the cops serious about this drive? If so, how can a bunch of militants openly paste posters in the city without getting caught?

  • 26 ‘militants’ among 3,115 held on day 4 drive

    Over 3,100 people have been detained that includes 26 alleged militants during day four of the nationwide crackdown on militants. This brings up the total tally of people held during the anti-militancy crackdown to 11,648 with only 145 among the alleged militants in the last four days.

  • Hasanul Haq Inu

    Inu ‘threatened with death’

    Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu is anonymously threatened with death through a package containing a shroud, says a ministry official.

  • Nityaranjan Pandey

    ‘Shibir leader’ held in Pabna Hindu ashram volunteer killing

    Police pick up an alleged Shibir leader in suspicion of his involvement with the killing of a volunteer of a Hindu ashram in Pabna.

  • Special drive against militants from tomorrow

    Police will launch seven-day clampdown on militants and criminals across the country in the wake of recent murders, which law enforcers think are works of militants. The decision came at a meeting at Police Headquarters in Dhaka.

  • BNP wants to help govt fight militancy

    BNP today said the prime minister’s allegation implicating BNP-Jamaat to the “secret killings” is misleading and added that the party wants to help government combat militancy.

  • Microbus seized in probe into murder of SP Babul's wife

    Detectives in Chittagong seize a black microbus and detain its driver on suspicion of their link with the killing of SP Babul Akter's wife.

  • Govt itself trying to destabilise country: BNP

    BNP alleges that the government itself is trying to destabilise the country by using the repeated incidents of secret killings only to stay in power.

  • Jhenidah Hindu priest killed, ‘IS claims murder’

    A veteran Hindu priest was hacked to death in Jhenidah Sadar in a manner similar to previous suspected militant killings. Islamic State reportedly claimed responsibility of the murder.

  • Militants killed wife to demoralise SP Babul: Minister

    Militants murdered the wife of Babul Akter, a superintendent of police, to demoralise him, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan says.

  • Wife of police super shot dead in Ctg

    Motorbike riding assailants reportedly stab and shoot dead wife of a police officer in Chittagong city, police say. Law enforcers are probing link of militants with the murder.

  • Mullah Akhtar Mansour

    Afghan Taliban appoint new leader after Mansour's death

    Afghan Taliban have named a deputy to former leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour as their new leader, a spokesman says in a statement, the group's first official confirmation that Mansour was killed in a US drone strike.

  • Islamic State

    Islamic State may be down, but it's far from out

    Islamic State (IS) is losing territory, its finances are being drained and the number of foreign fighters recruited has reportedly down to a trickle, dropped by as much as 90 percent from a high of 2,000 a month in the past year.

  • DMP logo

    DMP announces bounty for 6 Ansarullah men

    DMP announces Tk 5 lakh bounty on each of two Ansarullah organisers while Tk 2 lakh for each of four members of the banned militant outfit for their alleged link with recent militant attacks in the country.

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