Dhaka cafe attack

Where did the IS cap come from?

How did one of the most talked about terrorists carry a cap emblazoned with the IS logo to a Dhaka courtroom in and then proceed it put it on for all to see?

January 21, 2019
January 21, 2019

JMB 'plan for prison van attack' foiled

Banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) was planning a Trishal-like prison van ambush to snatch the inmates accused in the Gulshan café attack case.

November 27, 2018
November 27, 2018

Holey Artisan Terror Attack: Eight militants indicted

A tribunal in Dhaka yesterday framed charges against eight alleged militants in the Gulshan cafe attack case and set December 3 for starting the trial with recording of the complainant's...

August 10, 2018
August 10, 2018

After 2 years, Hasnat freed

Abul Hasnat Reza Karim was finally freed yesterday, ending his two years ordeal in jail. His release comes a day after a special tribunal in Dhaka exonerated him from having any involvement in the...

August 8, 2018
August 8, 2018

Holey Artisan Attack: Court accepts charges, asks to release Hasnat

A special tribunal in Dhaka accepts the charge sheet against eight militants in a case filed over the 2016 militant attack on Holey Artisan Bakery, an upscale restaurant in Gulshan. The court also...

July 30, 2018
July 30, 2018

Dhaka attack: Court to decide on accepting charge sheet Aug 8

A Dhaka tribunal fixes August 8 to decide whether to accept the charge sheet against eight militants in a case filed over the attack in Holey Artisan Bakery in Gulshan in July 2016.

July 26, 2018
July 26, 2018

Dhaka attack: Hasnat denied bail despite being dropped from charge sheet

A Dhaka court rejects a bail petition of former private university teacher Hasnat Reza Karim in Holey Artisan Cafe’ attack case, even though his name was dropped from the charge sheet submitted on...

July 24, 2018
July 24, 2018

No Qaeda, IS links found

Police yesterday pressed charges against eight of the 21 militants who they say wanted to destabilise Bangladesh by initiating the country's worst-ever terror incident over two years ago.

July 1, 2018
July 1, 2018

Fight against militancy to continue: Quader

Bangladesh will continue its fight against militancy, Awami League’s General Secretary Obaidul Quader says on the two-year anniversary of Dhaka attack.

July 1, 2018
July 1, 2018

An attack to cripple Bangladesh

The terror attack on July 1, 2016 hurt Bangladesh in a way no other incident has—it left us bare and wounded, stripping away our confidence, our image as a peaceful, hospitable nation in the eyes...

July 1, 2018
July 1, 2018

Epitome of bravery

Two years have passed and yet, this day still brings the terrifyingly fresh memories of the brutal killings of the 12-hour long bloody siege at the Holey Artisan Bakery in Gulshan.