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Arms Smuggling: Just so easy

In recent years, the country's northwestern border in Chapainawabganj has emerged as a major route for smuggling in arms. It has of late become militants' most preferred point for collecting illegal firearms and explosives. This is the route through which terror outfit “Neo JMB” smuggled in the guns and bombs used in last year's Gulshan café attack. With such chilling information surfacing, Shariful Islam visits the zero line area of Indo-Bangla border in the district to investigate how the illicit trade goes on there so easily.

July 15, 2018
July 15, 2018

Zero tolerance for terrorism

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has reiterated that Bangladesh doesn't allow its territory to be used by any terrorist, terrorist group or entity against any state or people, and always favours resolving any issue with neighbours through talks.

November 4, 2017
November 4, 2017

Arms Smuggling: Just so easy

In recent years, the country's northwestern border in Chapainawabganj has emerged as a major route for smuggling in arms. It has of late become militants' most preferred point for collecting illegal firearms and explosives. This is the route through which terror outfit “Neo JMB” smuggled in the guns and bombs used in last year's Gulshan café attack. With such chilling information surfacing, Shariful Islam visits the zero line area of Indo-Bangla border in the district to investigate how the illicit trade goes on there so easily.

August 13, 2016
August 13, 2016

Need to launch digital counter-narratives

The content of the counter narrative must be built using real and compelling messages. In the Harakat-ut-Taleem campaign in Pakistan, former extremists provided the content and participated in the message. This may be hard to do in Bangladesh at present. However, the messages must address the issues that motivate potential radicalization.

July 23, 2016
July 23, 2016

Brazil holds terror suspects

Brazil hold 10 presumed Islamist militants in isolation cells at a maximum security jail as police comb their computers and mobile phones for information about possible threats to next month's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

July 20, 2016
July 20, 2016

Smalley hesitant

Australia's Paul Smalley is hesitant to take the job of technical director of the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) following the terrorist attack in Gulshan.

July 8, 2016
July 8, 2016

Mumbai cops begin probe against Zakir Naik

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis directs the Mumbai Police officials to open an inquiry against Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, according to Zee News.

July 7, 2016
July 7, 2016

Italian president pays homage to Gulshan attack victims

Italian President Sergio Mattarella pays tribute to the victims of the Gulshan cafe attack after the coffins arrived at Rome on Tuesday.

June 8, 2016
June 8, 2016

Priest killed in similar fashion

Nobody had an answer as Shefali wailed, “Why would anyone kill my husband whose only job was to perform puja?” Ananda Gopal Ganguly had been performing services at different temples in his village and adjacent areas for decades, she said. His father Satya Gopal Ganguly was also a priest.

March 16, 2016
March 16, 2016

The Teacher and the Preacher: Lessons of History

Those who are involved in these jihad-inspired terrorist activities are no different from the Pakistani collaborators during the Liberation War in 1971. They wish to turn us again into a subjugated people who will not be able to think for themselves but do the bidding of others.

February 25, 2016
February 25, 2016

Don't recruit 'Jamaat-Shibir terrorists'

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday asked the authorities concerned to stay alert so that the Jamaat-Shibir activists and those involved in terrorist and militant activities could not be recruited in the police force.