North South University Professor Gias Uddin Ahsan, a Mirpur landlord, and two others are placed on eight-day remand each for allegedly sheltering Dhaka attackers and withholding the mandatory tenant information from police.
Here is more about a music lover turned militant Tahmid Rahman Safi, who was the first person to appear in a video in Bengali allegedly released by the militant group Islamic State.
Visiting special US envoy Nisa Desai has met Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan and assured of her country’s full support to Bangladesh in fighting terrorism. Earlier, she met two advisers of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
The heinous terrorist attacks in a Gulshan café and the subsequent attack on an Eid congregation in Sholakia have brought home the reality of a massive lack of preparedness in dealing with terror operations which started with targeted killings and have now taken on a bigger scale.
North South University is on the verge of taking a major decision to strip studentship for anyone being found absent for four months without valid reason. A recommendation for such stern action has come in view after the university’s students have been found involved in terrorist activities.