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As Dinesh Karthik hit sixes, man faked his murder by using red juice as blood

A video of Adel Shikder's purported murder was shared some 10,000 times within days, prompting a hunt for his body.

Mar 27, 2018, 14:44 PM IST

Bangladesh arrests militant suspect in US blogger murder

Roy, a US citizen of Bangladeshi origin, was hacked to death by machete-wielding assailants in February 2015 while returning home with his wife from a Dhaka book fair. 

Nov 25, 2017, 17:13 PM IST

At least 12 Rohingya, mainly children, drown in latest boat disaster: Police

Bangladeshi police officer Mohammed Mainuddin told Reuters that 12 bodies - 10 children, one woman and a man - had been recovered. 

Oct 09, 2017, 09:50 AM IST

Bangladesh arrests alleged senior extremist: Officials

The RAB alleges Ahmed, 37, is a key decision-maker in Jamayetul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), a homegrown extremist outfit accused of last year`s deadly attack on a Dhaka cafe frequented by foreigners.

Jun 11, 2017, 19:11 PM IST

Bangladesh police seizes huge unclaimed weapons

A huge cache of weapons, including two rocket launchers and 62 Chinese-made machine guns, were on Friday seized from an artificial lake near here and detained three persons for questioning, police said.

Jun 02, 2017, 15:58 PM IST

Bangladesh police raid former PM Khaleda Zia's office

Dozens of police searched BNP chief Zia's office in the upscale Gulshan neighbourhood for two hours early this morning, but later said they did not find "any materials".

May 20, 2017, 20:06 PM IST

Bangladesh police fire tear gas as energy hike protest turns violent

Police in Bangladesh fired teargas and water cannon on Wednesday to disperse hundreds of demonstrators trying to besiege the energy ministry in a protest against an increase in gas prices. 

Mar 15, 2017, 15:34 PM IST

Bangladesh cafe attackers' 'spiritual leader' arrested

Bangladesh police have arrested a 'spiritual leader' of a banned Islamist outfit blamed for the country's worst terror attack at a cafe here as they intensified a crackdown on militants.

Mar 03, 2017, 17:12 PM IST

Police fire tear gas as Bangladesh protest turns violent

Bangladesh police fired riot guns and tear gas Wednesday as a protest by bus drivers and truckers turned violent, with several injured in clashes that saw a low-grade bomb hurled at officers.

Mar 01, 2017, 16:25 PM IST

Bangladesh Police foils JMB's plan to attack Dhaka in New Year

The Bangladesh Police have confirmed the arrest of five suspected members of the Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) who were allegedly collecting explosives to carry out terror attacks in Dhaka during New Year celebrations.

Dec 29, 2016, 11:16 AM IST

Woman, teen boy blow themselves up during police raid in Dhaka

Police raided the building in Ashkona area of the capital.

Dec 24, 2016, 17:26 PM IST

Bangladesh to send back Rohingya fleeing Myanmar unrest

Police in the Bangladeshi border town of Cox`s Bazar said on Wednesday, they had detained 70 Rohingya, including women and children, and would send them back across the border.

Nov 23, 2016, 17:00 PM IST

Bangladesh police arrest militants who supplied arms for cafe attack

Bangladesh police on Thursday claimed to have arrested four persons belonging to banned militant outfit Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), who allegedly supplied arms for the Gulshan terror attack, media reports said.

Nov 03, 2016, 20:24 PM IST

Bangladesh arrests killer of gay rights activist, secular blogger

Police arrested Rashidun Nabi from a bus station in Sayedabad area in the capital last night.

Oct 17, 2016, 19:49 PM IST

REVEALED: Bangladesh late home secretary's son is IS terrorist, made Dhaka attack video

The revelation came after the police minutely studied an IS video on the Dhaka cafe attack in which the accused allegedly provided the background voice. 

Oct 03, 2016, 18:42 PM IST

Bangladesh police detain two couples planning to 'flee' to Pakistan

Bangladesh police have detained two couples belonging to the terror outfit Neo-Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) on suspicion they were planning to flee to Pakistan.

Sep 08, 2016, 00:38 AM IST

Dhaka building cordoned off after 3 men barge in

The Bangladesh Police on Tuesday cordoned off a multi-storey building at Dhaka's upmarket Gulshan area, after reports that some youths forcibly entered a showroom here.

Sep 06, 2016, 15:27 PM IST

Bangladesh police arrest five planning suicide attacks in Dhaka

Police swooped on the cell on Thursday on the outskirts of Dhaka and said the suspects, including four would-be bombers and a bomb-maker, were sent to the capital to bolster the attack capability of JMB.

Aug 12, 2016, 16:41 PM IST

Fourth Islamist militant shot dead in Bangladesh

Bangladesh police shot dead an Islamist militant Wednesday, the fourth killed since a crackdown was launched against suspected jihadists blamed for a wave of gruesome killings, an officer said.

Jun 08, 2016, 11:39 AM IST

Publisher of `offensive` anti-Islam book arrested in Bangladesh

Bangladesh police have arrested and charged a publisher after Islamists in the Muslim-majority nation warned of violent protests over one of his books which they deemed offensive, an officer said Tuesday.

Feb 16, 2016, 14:43 PM IST