combating militancy | The Daily Star
  • National unity a must to combat militancy: Fakhrul

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir stresses the need of a national unity to eliminate militancy and extremism from the country.

  • Extremism and the bamboo brigade

    Of late we have seen pictures of the police handing over bamboo sticks to groups of people in various districts ostensibly for the purpose of combating militancy and extremism in the country.

  • militant killing

    Motion Timeline: 29 killings in 4 years

    Since 2013, at least 29 secular activists, publishers, minorities and advocates of free thinking have been killed in grisly attacks, which are believed to be works of militants. Trial for only one such brutal attack has been completed so far.

  • DMP opens counter terrorism unit

    The "Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime" unit under Dhaka Metropolitan Police starts functioning from today with newly promoted Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Monirul Islam as its chief.

  • Police form special counter-terror unit

    A 600-men police unit specialising in technology has been formed under the Dhaka Metropolitan Police to enhance police capability in combating militancy and terrorism.