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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”.

  • 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.

  • Faraaz, Abinta and Ishrat buried

    Slain Bangladeshi victims of the Dhaka café attack, Faraaz Ayaaz Hossain, Abinta Kabir and Ishrat Akhond are buried this evening.

  • 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.

  • Tribute paid for the Dhaka cafe attack victims

    Relatives and friends of the victims of Holey Artisan attack, along with people from all walks of life, pay their tribute to the departed souls with flowers at the entrance of Road 79 in Gulshan diplomatic zone of Dhaka.

  • Hostage crisis an outcome of gov’t misdeeds: Khaleda

    Terming the Gulshan hostage crisis an outcome of government’s misdeeds, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia again calls upon the government to reach a national unity in a bid to eliminate extremism from the country.

  • Get united to resist terrorists: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina announces a two-day national mourning for the victims of Holey Artisan Bakery attack at Gulshan diplomatic zone in Dhaka and urges all, including anti-terrorism committees, community police and general people, to get united to resist a handful of derailed terrorists.

  • Confusion over death of Bangladeshi citizens

    In the backdrop of confusion over whether there is any Bangladeshi citizen among the dead victims at Holey Artisan cafe, a top military officer insists that not all of the 20 killed by the militants were foreigners.

  • Bloody end to Dhaka hostage crisis

    Twelve-hour-long hostage crisis at a cafe in Dhaka’s diplomatic zone ends after army commandos stormed the restaurant and rescued 13 people including Indian and Japanese citizens. Our correspondents say they have seen several bodies lying at the popular eatery. Officials have yet to hold any briefing.

  • 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.

  • Anxious wait for families of Holey Artisan hostages

    Panic can be clearly seen in all of their faces as the family members wait for the rescue of their dear ones held hostage inside the hitherto quiet dining place in Dhaka’s diplomatic zone.

  • 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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