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 in Gulshan of Dhaka.

July 26, 2017
July 26, 2017

A 'turning point' in fight against terror

The operation “Storm 26” in the capital's Kalyanpur last year was a turning point for law enforcers as documents seized at a “Neo JMB” den there and information gathered subsequently helped law enforcers fight back against the country's rising terror network, counterterrorism officials said.

July 16, 2017
July 16, 2017

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 in Gulshan of Dhaka.

July 11, 2017
July 11, 2017

'Neo JMB leader' Rajib on remand under anti- terrorism act

Militant outfit "Neo JMB leader" Jahangir Hossain alias Rajib Gandhi, also a plotter of Holey Artisan Café attack, was placed on a six-day remand yesterday in another case filed against him under the Anti-Terrorism Act.

July 10, 2017
July 10, 2017

Sohel Mahfuz: A Valued hand for 'Neo JMB'

After the emergence of “Neo JMB” in 2014, its leaders chose Sohel Mahfuz for his expertise in bomb-making and knowledge about arms smuggling routes and smugglers in bordering areas.

July 9, 2017
July 9, 2017

Gulshan café attack: ‘Bomb supplier’ Mahfuz on 7-day remand

A Dhaka court places Sohel Mahfuz, known as an explosives expert and the bomb supplier for last year's Gulshan café attack, on a seven-day remand in connection with the café attack case.

July 6, 2017
July 6, 2017

I am happy today

Your radiance remains undimmed despite your physical absence. It remains in everyone who had the opportunity to know you, to befriend you, to love you. I am happy today, Ishrat Akhond. Happy to have had you as a friend and learn that happiness is a choice.

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 headache. Minutes later, came the sound of firecrackers. An hour later came the SMS: "Holey Artisan Bakery is under siege; situation is NOT UNDER CONTROL."

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 Artisan attack.

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 that harboured murderers, but one that instilled a very young man like Faraaz with so much strength, maturity and love for humanity.