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  • Kishoreganj Sholakia attack

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Kishoreganj Sholakia attack

    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.

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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.