Holey Artisan Bakery

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.

July 8, 2018
July 8, 2018

In memory of a loved one lost too early

The walls of the school were adorned with pictures of the victims of the militant attack at Holey Artisan Bakery.

July 1, 2018
July 1, 2018

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.

March 25, 2018
March 25, 2018

Faraaz honoured as ‘righteous’ in Italy

Students of Rummo High School in Benevento, Italy, accepts Dhaka café attack victim Faraaz Ayaaz Hossain as “the first Righteous” for his courageous role.

July 29, 2017
July 29, 2017

Another café attack planner arrested: cops

A key “Neo JMB” militant, who is one of the planners of last year's Gulshan café attack, was arrested in Natore early yesterday, police say.

July 3, 2017
July 3, 2017

Recounting 'Operation Thunderbolt'

When the terror attack was unfolding at the Holey Artisan Bakery in Dhaka on the night of July 1 last year, Lt Col MM Imrul Hasan, a commando, was watching a movie with his family at a resort in Habiganj, some 180km from the capital.

July 1, 2017
July 1, 2017

Homage to Dhaka cafe attack victims

Eerie quiet engulfed Gulshan road no 79 since this morning as people slowly make their way to the grounds of the Holey Artisan Bakery, witness to the worst-ever hostage crisis in the country that left 22 people killed including 17 foreigners.

September 10, 2016
September 10, 2016

Is Morgan risking his career?

Is England one-day captain Eoin Morgan risking his international career by refusing to tour Bangladesh on security fears?

September 4, 2016
September 4, 2016

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.

August 21, 2016
August 21, 2016

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.

August 18, 2016
August 18, 2016

Cricket: Anderson awaits security advice on BD tour

James Anderson says he will accept the advice of England's security experts when it comes to deciding whether he should tour Bangladesh.