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  • DMC writes to take away bodies of killed militants

    Dhaka Medical College authorities urge police to take away the bodies of killed militants, which neither the families nor anyone is claiming yet.

  • Sheltering militants: NSU teacher, 2 others get bail

    Suspended North South University Professor Gias Uddin Ahsan and two others, arrested on charges of renting flats to Gulshan café attackers and withholding tenants' information from the police, get bail.

  • Dhaka Attack: Marzan a CU Shibir ‘associate’

    The youth, who police claimed was ‘in-charge of Gulshan café attack’ and known among his fellow militants as Marzan, has been an associate (Shathi) of Chittagong University unit of Islami Chhatra Shibir, student front of Jamaat-e-Islami.

  • Sheltering café attackers: 3 sent to jail after remand

    A Dhaka court sends three people, who were arrested for renting out a flat to suspected Gulshan café attackers, to jail after completion of their eight-day remand each.

  • Arrest of Gulshan, Sholakia attackers a matter of time: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina tells parliament that arrest of all perpetrators involved in the recent militant attacks at Dhaka’s Gulshan and Sholakia in Kishorganj is “just a matter of time”.

  • Abdullah Al Noman

    PM making a mistake: BNP

    BNP senior leader Abdullah Al Noman today says the prime minister’s remark on their proposed national unity will divide the nation instead of making them united to tackle a serious national problem like militancy.

  • Dhaka attack: 4 new ‘suspects’ detected

    Four new individuals have been detected by the law enforcers, suspected to have been involved in the gruesome Gulshan restaurant attack of July 1.

  • ‘I was misquoted’: Home Minister

    Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan says he was misquoted about his earlier comment on the recent militant attacks.

  • 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.

  • Muhith stresses need to fortify parental bond

    Finance Minister AMA Muhith underscores the need to strengthen the bond between parents and children in view of the recent attacks held in Bangladesh.

  • Hasanul Haq Inu

    Dhaka, Sholakia attacks to topple govt: Minister

    Attacks in Dhaka’s diplomatic zone and Sholakia Eidgah were aimed at toppling the government, says Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu.

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    Be cautious in granting bail to ‘militants’: Minister

    Law Minister Anisul Huq urges the judges to become more cautious and rigid in granting bail to the accused detained in connection with militancy-related cases.

  • 'Machete wielders' in Sholakia attack

    The machete link, which has been seen in the covert killings of secular activists, foreign nationals and members of religious minority, has been found again in the attack on Sholakia Eidgah where four people including two policemen have been killed during Eid.

  • Sajeeb Wazed Joy

    Now, main job is to resist brainwashing of youths: Joy

    Sajeeb Wazed Joy, son of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, says resisting brainwashing of youths through false interpretation of religion is important than any other tasks now in the country.

  • Moments before the terror struck

    It was a quieter than normal evening at house No. 5 on road No. 79 of Gulshan.

  • 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.

  • IS claims Gulshan attack: Report

    Islamic State claims responsibility of the attack in the Spanish restaurant at Dhaka’s Gulshan diplomatic zone where at least two police officers have died and over 20 others being held hostage.

  • Terror Strikes Dhaka

    In an unprecedented turn of events last night, gunmen held hostage dozens of people inside a popular hangout for foreigners in the capital's diplomatic zone of Gulshan, and fired shots and hurled bombs at law enforcers, killing at least two cops and injuring around 40. According to some accounts, 20 foreigners and a few children were among the hostages.

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