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Bangladeshi Police Arrest 2 Suspected of Terror Attack on Bakery

When the Bangladeshi police freed hostages after a harrowing July 1 terrorist attack on a Dhaka bakery that left 22 people dead, two men remained mysteriously unaccounted for.  Their families and other hostages said that the two — Tahmid Khan, 22, a student at the University of Toronto, and Hasnat Karim, 47, a Briton working […]

Sana Ahmed The history of the subcontinent is known to be betraying and misleading. Owing to the influence of corrupt and powerful officials, our history has largely been defined not by the people but the rulers of the time. One clouded chapter of our history is the sad demise of Fatima Jinnah. Not only was […]

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Bangladesh Krishak Sramik Janata League President Abdul Kader Siddique has made it clear to Khaleda Zia that he will not be part of any initiative that has space for Jamaat-e-Islami. Kader Siddique met the BNP chief at her house in Gulshan on Thursday in response to her invitation to discuss ways to forge a national […]

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 Farhat Quader Chowdhury and Hummam Quader Chowdhury (File Photo) A special court has fixed the date for passing its judgment on the case over the leak of Salauddin Quader Chowdhury’ war crimes verdict. Judge KM Shamsul Islam of Bangladesh Cyber Tribunal on Thursday concluded the trial and said he will deliver a verdict on Aug […]

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Democratic Left Alliance holds an anti-extremism convention of professionals, politicians and intelligentsia at National Press Club on Thursday. Politicians, academicians and other professionals have urged the political parties to launch united movements to curb the terrorist and extremist activities across the country. They made the demand at a daylong convention on terrorism and fascism, organised […]

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Two alleged militants, including one accused in a case filed in connection with Sholakia attack, were killed in an alleged gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in Nandail of Mymensingh district on Thursday night. One of the deceased-Shafiul Islam aka Saiful Islam, 22-is an accused in Sholakia attack case although the identity of the other […]

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Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) on Thursday said that the final decision on closing down Citycell will be taken by the government. A delegation of the operators visited BTRC two days ago, said BTRC Chairman Shahjahan Mahmood at a news gathering on Wednesday. “The summary of the discussion will be sent to the government. The […]

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Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus has addressed the 129th Session of the International Olympic Committee on the morning of August 3 at the Oceanico Convention Centre in Rio de Janeiro. The eminent economist spoke on the theme of the potential of social business, the Olympics and sports to work together to solve social problems, particularly […]

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Faculty Member of North South University and Canadian student Tahmid Hasib was placed on 8-day rea on Thursday. Earlier, they were shown under arrest in connection with the Gulshan Attack. The arrest has been made under Section 54. Humayun Kabir, an inspector of Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime unit, produced them before court and sought […]

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