Sholakia attack

PM stands by Sholakia victim's family

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has come to the aid of the family of Jharna Rani, who was killed in a militant attack at Sholakia in Kishoreganj last year, by giving her son a job in a private bank.

September 13, 2018
September 13, 2018

Sholakia attack: Charge sheet filed against 5 JMB men

Police yesterday pressed charges against five operatives of outlawed Neo JMB (Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh) in connection with the Sholakia attack in Kishoreganj, more than two years after the militant strike left four including a suspect dead.

July 31, 2017
July 31, 2017

PM stands by Sholakia victim's family

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has come to the aid of the family of Jharna Rani, who was killed in a militant attack at Sholakia in Kishoreganj last year, by giving her son a job in a private bank.

August 8, 2016
August 8, 2016

Death of terror-suspect dent investigation process

Investigation into the Sholakia attack has made little progress. Meanwhile, the only attacker caught alive from the scene was killed reportedly, in a gunfight between law enforcers and militants taking the tally of terror-suspects killed in such gunfights with law enforcers in the past 2 months to 19.

August 3, 2016
August 3, 2016

Dhaka to see more internet blackouts at midnights, holidays

Internet users in Dhaka city may face more telecommunication blackouts at midnights and holidays as telecom regulatory authorities are going through more exercises in any particular area of the capital.

July 11, 2016
July 11, 2016

Biswal assures US support against terrorism

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.

July 11, 2016
July 11, 2016

What we have learnt

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.

July 10, 2016
July 10, 2016

NSU might scrap studentship if absent for 1 semester

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.

July 10, 2016
July 10, 2016

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.

July 10, 2016
July 10, 2016

Cops sue 2 detained over Sholakia attack

Police sue the two detainees and some anonymous others over the Eid-day attack on Sholakia Eidgah in a case filed under anti-terrorism act.

July 10, 2016
July 10, 2016

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.