Holey Artisan Bakery

Dhaka café attack: Cops asked to submit report by Aug 27

A Dhaka court asks the Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit of Dhaka Metropolitan Police to submit by August 27 the probe report of the case filed over Holey Artisan Bakery attack...

July 5, 2017
July 5, 2017

Gulshan café attack victims’ family to get Tk 13.95 lakh each

Each family of 20 foreign and Bangladeshi nationals, who were killed in the Holey Artisan cafe attack in Gulshan on July 1 last year, will get Tk 13.95 lakh as compensation.

July 3, 2017
July 3, 2017

Consoled by the Brahmaputra

We left my mother's place early to finish packing. Driving through Gulshan Road 75, punctuated by irregular lights and leafy tall trees, we reached home after 8:00pm. I lay down with a...

July 3, 2017
July 3, 2017

Couldn't root out militancy, but destroyed its network

Inspector General of Police (IGP) AKM Shahidul Hoque believes militants will not be able to carry out attacks as their strength has been reduced through continued police operations since the Holey...

July 2, 2017
July 2, 2017

Amidst the fear of terrorism, a reassurance

This baggage will be an inescapable part of our reality for the years to come. But the memory of Faraaz's actions lightens the load. It helps to remember that our background isn't one...

July 2, 2017
July 2, 2017

The colours of life

September 11, 2001, attack on Twin Towers in New York. We all remember the paralysing aesthetic of the live image of the attack on the second tower that the global news channels continued for days...

July 2, 2017
July 2, 2017

A mother's quest for justice, answers

As people were paying tributes to those killed in last year's terrorist attack at Holey Artisan Bakery yesterday, Masuda Begum kept crying outside where the posh restaurant used to be and...

July 1, 2017
July 1, 2017

A year after

Holey Artisan attack was a watershed event for us – both the society and the state.

July 1, 2017
July 1, 2017

Are we safer now?

On the anniversary of the audacious terrorist attack on the Holey Artisan Bakery, Bangladeshis may ask two questions: “Are we safer today than we were a year before?” and “Where do we go from here?”

July 1, 2017
July 1, 2017

Faraaz showed light of hope

The bravery of Faraaz Ayaaz Hossain was lauded at an Iftar party attended by ambassadors of some Muslim countries in Italy.

July 1, 2017
July 1, 2017

In Tears, We Remember

In Tears, We Remember