Gulshan diplomatic zone

July 11, 2016
July 11, 2016

Court orders DNA test of Dhaka attack militants

A Dhaka court orders for DNA testing of the militants found involved in the gruesome Dhaka cafe attack of July 1.

July 7, 2016
July 7, 2016

Dhaka attack: Philippine expresses solidarity with Bangladesh

The Philippine government expresses solidarity with the people of Bangladesh after a bloody hostage-taking incident at Gulshan in Dhaka.

July 3, 2016
July 3, 2016

Tribute paid for the Dhaka cafe attack victims

Relatives and friends of the victims of Holey Artisan attack, along with people from all walks of life, pay their tribute to the departed souls with flowers at the entrance of Road 79 in Gulshan diplomatic zone of Dhaka.

July 2, 2016
July 2, 2016

Hostage crisis an outcome of gov’t misdeeds: Khaleda

Terming the Gulshan hostage crisis an outcome of government’s misdeeds, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia again calls upon the government to reach a national unity in a bid to eliminate extremism from the country.

July 2, 2016
July 2, 2016

Get united to resist terrorists: PM

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina announces a two-day national mourning for the victims of Holey Artisan Bakery attack at Gulshan diplomatic zone in Dhaka and urges all, including anti-terrorism committees, community police and general people, to get united to resist a handful of derailed terrorists.

July 2, 2016
July 2, 2016

Confusion over death of Bangladeshi citizens

In the backdrop of confusion over whether there is any Bangladeshi citizen among the dead victims at Holey Artisan cafe, a top military officer insists that not all of the 20 killed by the militants were foreigners.

July 2, 2016
July 2, 2016

Bloody end to Dhaka hostage crisis

Twelve-hour-long hostage crisis at a cafe in Dhaka’s diplomatic zone ends after army commandos stormed the restaurant and rescued 13 people including Indian and Japanese citizens. Our correspondents say they have seen several bodies lying at the popular eatery. Officials have yet to hold any briefing.

July 2, 2016
July 2, 2016

Youth picked up from near Holey Artisan

Law enforcers pick up a youth from near the Holey Artisan Bakery where gunmen have held a number of people including foreign nationals and children hostage.

July 2, 2016
July 2, 2016

Anxious wait for families of Holey Artisan hostages

Panic can be clearly seen in all of their faces as the family members wait for the rescue of their dear ones held hostage inside the hitherto quiet dining place in Dhaka’s diplomatic zone.

December 22, 2015
December 22, 2015

Enough security during Xmas: Minister

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan says visible security will be in place alongside intelligence surveillance during the Christmas celebrations on December 25.