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  • Law enforcers along with friends and family members pay homage to the victims of the Holey Artisan attack

    Family, friends remember Holey Artisan attack victims

    Law enforcers along with friends and family members today paid homage to the victims of the Holey Artisan attack by laying floral wreaths on the then Holey Artisan bakery premises marking the third anniversary of the brutal attack.

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    Holey Artisan Case: Court rejects Hasnat's bail petition

    A Dhaka court yesterday rejected the bail petition of Hasnat Reza Karim in Gulshan's Holey Artisan Cafe' attack case, even though the former private university teacher was not named in the charge sheet submitted on July 23.

  • All-out efforts in tough times only

    Socio-political campaigns against militancy get momentum after a major terror attack but fizzle out when the situation comes under control. Then a laid-back attitude prevails until terrorists regroup and strike again.

  • Dhaka cafe attack charge sheet will be accepted in Court on August 8

    Holey Artisan attack: Court seeks probe report on June 25

    A Dhaka court asks the Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police to submit by June 25 the probe report in a case filed over the attack in Holey Artisan Bakery in Gulshan in July 2016.

  • Dhaka cafe attack charge sheet will be accepted in Court on August 8

    Holey Artisan Attack: 'Neo JMB' man admits supplying arms

    “Neo JMB” leader Hadisur Rahman Sagor yesterday confessed before a magistrate that he had supplied arms and explosives used in

  • Holey Artisan Bakery attack

    Gulshan attack suspect Hadisur remanded

    Two “Neo JMB” members including Hadisur Rahman Sagar, who allegedly supplied bombs during the Holey Artisan attack, are placed on remand hours after they are arrested from Bogra.

  • Holey Artisan café attack case

    Holey Artisan Attack: Charge sheet by this month

    Police expect to complete the probe into last year's terror attack in a Gulshan café by December this year.

  • Gulshan Café Attack: ‘Bomb supplier’ finally held

    Sohel Mahfuz, known as an explosives expert and the bomb supplier for last year's Gulshan café attack, was arrested along with three accomplices in the bordering Shibganj upazila of Chapainawabganj early yesterday.

  • Café attackers died of bullet, bomb injuries

    Five militants and a chef, who were killed during the army-led joint forces operation codenamed "Operation Thunderbolt" at Holey Artisan Bakery in the capital's Gulshan last year, were hit by bullets and bomb splinters, according to doctors.

  • Prayers for café victims

    The kind of death Faraaz died in the Gulshan cafe attack a year ago represents the true spirit of Bangladesh and Islam, said leading businessman Latifur Rahman yesterday while remembering his grandson at a milad mahfil held at his Gulshan residence.

  • Minister thanks foreign friends for support after café attack

    State Minister for Foreign Affairs Shahriar Alam yesterday expressed Bangladesh's gratitude towards individuals, foreign countries and governments for standing by Bangladesh during its "difficult one year" since the July 1 Gulshan café attack.

  • One year of Gulshan attack: Remembered with love, tears

    She is not related to them. Yet tears were streaming down Saleha Begum's face as she stood at the site of the deadliest terror attack in the country's history. She was among the hundreds who gathered on the old premises of the Holey Artisan Bakery yesterday to pay respect to the memory of those whose lives were cut short by militants at the restaurant a year back.

  • Police better equipped since Gulshan attack

    The country's policing system has been witnessing significant changes in the aftermath of the grisly Holey Artisan attack.

  • BNP seeks coordinated initiative to eliminate militancy

    Observing that the Gulshan Café terror attack put a stigma on the nation's long tradition of communal harmony and pragmatism, BNP today called for taking a coordinated initiative to stamp out militancy.

  • A tribute to courage

    On July 1, 2016 Faraaz Ayaaz Hossain, Abinta Kabir and Tarishi Jain lost their lives along with 19 other hostages and two police officers in the worst terrorist attack of our history. They were bright young individuals, brilliant students and most of all, the best of friends.

  • Successful crackdowns, incomplete probes

    Though law enforcers could eliminate a number of militants through counterterrorism operations over the last one year, they are yet to complete probe into any of the incidents. A massive crackdown on militant networks was launched following the deadly terror attack at Holey Artisan Bakery in the capital's Gulshan on July 1 last year.

  • The night the horror struck

    It was a quiet afternoon at the Holey Artisan Bakery in the capital's Gulshan on July 1, one of the last days of Ramadan in 2016. As the sun went down, the Western-style café with 19 staffers in the posh neighbourhood got busier. Diners started arriving and ordering tapas, pizzas, croissants, pastries and cakes.

  • Not lullabies, gunshots filled baby's night

    Shakhawat and Shaila were about to go home with their newborn from the clinic on July 1. But they decided to prolong their stay at Lake View Clinic to let the new mother and her baby have the nursing care given by the clinic for another day.

  • Fighting religious extremism: Experts for multi-pronged approach

    Four security experts have elaborated on the pre-Holey Artisan attack militancy situation and the government's response to tackle

  • Living in the memories of loved ones

    Sami lost his father a year ago, but he still lives in his memory.

  • A tribute to the power of bravery

    The memory of July 1st will remain one of darkness, a haunting memory of the night we lost Faraaz.

  • Combating Extremism: Still relying mostly on force

    When countries across the globe have multi-pronged approach to tackle militancy and extremism, Bangladesh is still relying on the use of force.

  • July 1 attack charge sheet to be flawless

    Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan yesterday said investigators were taking time to submit the charge sheet in the Holey Artisan attack

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