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Dhaka Attack suspect held in Kolkata

A Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh leader wanted in connection with the Holey Artisan Bakery attack in Dhaka’s Gulshan was arrested from a central Kolkata hideout earlier this week.   Mohammad Idris, one of the “most wanted” suspects in the July 1 café attack in which 20 people were killed, was hiding in the Burrabazar area, according to […]

Export earnings declined 4.49 percent year-on-year to $2.72 billion in February due to a slowdown in apparel shipments that account for more than 80 percent of national exports. February’s receipts were 21.49 percent less than that in January at $3.31 billion, according to data from Export Promotion Bureau. The amount was also 9.64 percent lower […]

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Two Bangladeshi asylum seekers in Japan cleared up radioactive contamination from one of the world’s worst nuclear disasters on the false promise doing so would win them permission to stay in the country longer, media reported yesterday. The Fukushima nuclear plant suffered multiple meltdowns after being hit by a tsunami triggered by a big earthquake […]

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Mosque Rejected in New Jersey Amid Fear of Muslims   Melody Carlisle, Bayonne resident, told the zoning board that objecting to construction of a mosque is discriminatory. (Screenshot/City of Bayonne TV ) Mar 7, 2017 · by Matt Katz Officials cited zoning issues as the reason for rejecting an application to construct a mosque in […]

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Travel Ban: Why Trump (And Bannon) Mirror ISIS So Perfectly March 7, 2017 What if the purpose of the Trump administration’s travel ban is not to protect America from terrorist infiltration, as the president and his top advisers insist? What if the true aim of their anti-Muslim rhetoric, articulated over and over again, is instead […]

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Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal drives the ball during the second day of their first Test against Sri Lanka at Galle on Wednesday. — AFP photo Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusinghe said the only explanation he could make about the bizarre run out of opening batsman Tamim Iqbal was the ‘brain-fade’ of the left-handed batsman at Galle […]

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— ‘Militant’ Hasan’s sister, her husband held in Comilla — Rented ground floor flat in Feb — Hasan lived in the flat — 280 packets of metal balls, 40 bomb making materials, 9 machetes recovered — Drive conducted on Hasan’s info — CMP bomb disposal team at Mirsharai — Joint drive continuing since last night […]

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A Dhaka court has convicted nine persons over a robbery, when a former tax commissioner was murdered. On Wednesday, the Speedy Trial Tribunal-4 delivered the verdict in 2015 incident at the capital’s Rampura. The court has awarded the death penalty to five convicts while four others received some years in prison. On the night of Mar […]

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A Sylhet court on Wednesday awarded life-term imprisonment for the suspended Bangladesh Chhatra League leader Badrul Alam in a case filed for attempt to kill college student Khadiza Begum Nargis. Sylhet Metropolitan Session Judge Akbar Hossain Mridha passed the order and readout a 10-page summary of the 30-page judgment this morning. Earlier, on March 5 […]

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The High Court transferred the Zia Orphanage Trust corruption case filed against BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia to Dhaka Metropolitan Senior Special Judge’s Court and asked to complete the trial proceedings in 60 days from receiving the order on Wednesday. The case was shifted by an HC bench of Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Shahidul […]

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