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Home-grown terrorists behind Dhaka cafe attack: Former B'desh PM
New Delhi, July 26 : Much against the rhetoric that the Dhaka terrorist attack had its links in Pakistan, former Bangladesh prime minister Moudud Ahmed on Tuesday said the government has not been able to identify this and they are denying that there is any foreign connection, while accepting that ...
India wants close security coordination with Bangladesh: Envoy
Dhaka, July 26 : India has sought greater security cooperation with Bangladesh's law enforcing agencies, including the armed forces, to fight a "common battle" against terrorism, Indian High Commissioner Harsh Vardhan Shringla said on Tuesday.
India invites Sheikh Hasina to BRICS summit in Goa
Dhaka, July 26 : India has invited Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to attend the BRICS and BRICS-BIMSTEC summit in October in Goa, Indian envoy Harsh Vardhan Shringla said here on Tuesday.
9 militants killed, one caught in Dhaka raid
Dhaka, July 26 : Nine suspected militants were killed and one was arrested in an early morning raid on a hideout in Dhaka's Kalyanpur area on Tuesday.
Dhaka raid: Killed militants were young and 'highly educated'
Dhaka, July 26 : The nine militants that were killed in a special drive by joint forces in Dhaka were all very young and 'highly educated' and they shouted "Allahu Akbar" before attacking the law enforcers during the standoff.
Detained militant in Dhaka raid claims IS link
Dhaka, July 26 (ANI): A militant, who was held during a special drive of the joint forces in Dhaka's Kalyanpur killing nine militants, has confessed to be an operative of the Islamic State.
Dhaka: 9 suspected militants killed in police raid
Dhaka, July 26 : At least nine suspected militants were killed during a police raid at an alleged hideout in Bangladesh capital Dhaka on Tuesday.
9 militants killed in Dhaka raid
Dhaka, July 26 : Nine suspected militants were killed on Tuesday during a rad in Bangladesh's capital Dhaka, police said.
Bangladesh's BNP to hold countrywide protest on Wednesday
Dhaka, July 25 : The main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) on Monday announced a countrywide demonstration on Wednesday to protest the conviction of party's Senior Vice Chairman Tarique Rahman in a money laundering case.
Source of arms used by Dhaka's cafe attackers traced
Dhaka, July 25 : The police here has traced the source of the "state-of-the-art" weaponry used to attack an upscale cafe in Dhaka on July 1 that killed 22 people, a top official said on Monday.
Over 50,000 illegal SIM cards seized in Chittagong
Dhaka (Bangladesh), July 24 : The police in Bangladesh's Chittagong city have arrested seven people and seized over 50,000 illegal SIM cards from them.
Graft case: Dhaka Court issues summons against Khaleda Zia
Dhaka, July 24 : A Dhaka court on Sunday asked Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia to appear before it on August 10 in connection with the Barapukuria coalmine corruption case.
Gulshan attack instigators identified, says police chief
Dhaka, July 24 : Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia on Sunday said that instigators of the Gulshan cafe attack have been identified and their arrest is now simply a matter of time.
B'desh Home Minister confirms Jamaat-e-Islami link in Sholakia attack
Dhaka, July 24 : Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan has said that Jamaat-e-Islami's link has been found in the Sholakia Eidgah attack in Kishoreganj.
Bangladesh: Four suspected JMB women members arrested
Dhaka, July 24 :The Bangladesh police on Sunday said they have arrested four women who are suspected to be members of militant group Jamaa'tul MujahideenBangladesh (JMB).
Police identify Spanish cafe attack instigator
Dhaka, July 24 : The Bangladesh Police on Sunday said it had identified instigators of the Spanish cafe attack in Dhaka that killed 22 people.
Books being used to radicalise Bangladeshi Muslims in Singapore
Dhaka, July 23 : Islamist radical groups are targeting vulnerable expatriate Bangladeshis in Singapore to join militancy, through provocative books.
One held for sheltering JMB militant Shafiul
Dhaka, July 23 : The Bangladesh Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has detained a person, who sheltered Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen (JMB) militant Shafiul Abu Mukatil allegedly involved in four murders in the country's northern districts.
BNP to legally fight Tarique's money laundering conviction
Dhaka, July 23 : Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday said that his party would face the High Court verdict against its leader Tarique Rahman in a money laundering case through a legal process.
Trawler capsizes in Bangladesh, 9 killed
Dhaka, July 23 : At least nine people were killed as a trawler capsized on the Arialkhan River at Narsingdi area in Bangladesh on Saturday, media reports said.
BNP to protest over former Bangladesh PM's son conviction
Dhaka, July 22 : The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) will stage a demonstration tomorrow across the country to protest against the high court verdict that sentenced BNP senior Vice Chairman Tarique Rahman to seven years of imprisonment in a money laundering case.
Security boosted at Dhaka schools amid threats of attack
Dhaka, July 22 : The resumption of school session after Eid has been delayed and security has been tightened at several missionary and English medium schools around Dhaka, amid threats of attack.
Blood samples of Dhaka cafe attackers handed over to FBI
Dhaka, July 22 : Bangladesh has handed over blood samples of the Gulshan cafe terror attackers to the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for testing, police here said on Friday.
Woman held over Dhaka terror attack
Dhaka, July 22 : A woman has been arrested for suspected involvement in the terror attack on a cafe here that killed 22 persons including an Indian, the media said on Friday.
Brother of Bangladeshi jailed in UK for plane attack is missing
Dhaka, July 21 : A list of missing Bangladeshis with the Rapid Action Battalion contains the name of a youth, who is the brother of a Bangladeshi man jailed in the UK for plotting to blow up a British plane in 2011.
Khaleda Zia's son handed 7-year jail term in money laundering case
Dhaka, July 21 : Senior vice president of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia's elder son, Tarique Rahman, was on Thursday sentenced to seven years' imprisonment and fine in a money laundering case.
Upgraded border check post to boost India-Bangladesh trade
Dhaka/New Delhi, July 21 : In a bid to facilitate increased cross-border trade, Bangladesh and India on Thursday inaugurated the newly-constructed modern Integrated Check Post at the Benapole-Petrapole point on the India-Bangladesh border.
Benapole-Petrapole check post to enhance good relation with India: PM ...
Dhaka, July 21 : Terming India as a friend country, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday said good relations between the two countries will be enhanced through the newly inauguration of border check post at the Benapole-Petrapole point of India-Bangladesh border.
Four militants, including JMB unit chief, held in hunt for Dhaka cafe ...
Dhaka, July 21 : The Bangladesh Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has detained four people, including a unit chief of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from the militant group's training centre in Tongi of Gazipur city.
Modi,Hasina jointly inaugurate Petrapole checkpost through video ...
New Delhi/Dhaka, July 21 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina on Thursday jointly inaugurated the newly-constructed Petrapole Integrated Check Post through video-conference.