Dhaka attack

Prosecution to move appeal against Mizan’s acquittal: IGP

Inspector General of Police (IGP) Javed Patwary says they will move an appeal with the High Court (HC) against an accused who was acquitted in the Holey Artisan cafe attack case.

November 27, 2019
November 27, 2019

Holey Artisan Café attack: 7 militants get death, one acquitted

Seven militants are sentenced to death for their involvement in 2016 Holey Artisan attack that left 22 people, including 17 foreigners, dead.

November 27, 2019
November 27, 2019

UNFORGIVABLE: The mindless massacre at Gulshan café

The Friday evening fell quietly at the Holey Artisan Bakery on July 1, one of the last days of Ramadan in 2016.

November 27, 2019
November 27, 2019

Dhaka was always her home

A large Bangladesh flag and a pennant emblazoned with the word “Dhaka” hung on the wall of her dorm at Emory University in Atlanta, USA.

November 26, 2019
November 26, 2019

Gulshan Café Attack Investigation: Tracking new terror network

The Gulshan café attack investigation helped law enforcers get crucial leads on a new web of radicals and subsequently launch a series of successful operations ripping apart the network of...

July 31, 2019
July 31, 2019

Gulshan café attack: Then OC, 10 others testify

Prosecution witness Sirajul Islam, who was the officer-in-charge of Gulshan Police Station on July 1, 2016, gave a vivid description of the Holey Artisan cafe attack in the capital’s Gulshan before...

July 1, 2019
July 1, 2019

Trial ‘to be completed’ by year end

The trial for the case filed over the terror attack on Holey Artisan Café in the capital’s Gulshan in 2016, the worst terrorist attack in the country, is expected to be completed by this year.

July 24, 2018
July 24, 2018

No Qaeda, IS links found

Police yesterday pressed charges against eight of the 21 militants who they say wanted to destabilise Bangladesh by initiating the country's worst-ever terror incident over two years ago.

July 23, 2018
July 23, 2018

Dhaka attack: Cops charge 8; Hasnat dropped

Police press charges against eight militants over the Holey Artisan café attack, where 20 people, mostly foreigners, were killed off as hostages two years ago. Meanwhile, Hasnat Karim, a former...

July 21, 2018
July 21, 2018

Taskeen - Veni, Vidi, Vici!

It is usually the protagonists of a hit movie who bag all the praise, but when the antagonist is Taskeen, we can't help but talk about how well he portrayed the character.

July 1, 2018
July 1, 2018

All-out efforts in tough times only

Socio-political campaigns against militancy get momentum after a major terror attack but fizzle out when the situation comes under control. Then a laid-back attitude prevails until terrorists...