Dhaka terror attack

Passport of controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik revoked: NIA officials

Following the Dhaka terror attacks last year, the National Investigation Agency had filed a case against Zakir Naik and other officials of his NGO Islamic Research Foundation.

Jul 18, 2017, 18:56 PM IST

Bangladesh marks 1st anniversary of Dhaka terror attack

On the evening of July 1, five operatives of Islamic State-inclined Neo-Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh (Neo-JMB) stormed into the eatery and started firing indiscriminately. They turned off all the lights and held the diners hostage.


Jul 01, 2017, 14:52 PM IST

NIA issues notice to Zakir Naik, asks to join investigation on March 14

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday issued a notice to controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik asking him to join the investigation at the NIA headquarter on March 14. 

Mar 07, 2017, 18:57 PM IST

Another ''mastermind'' of Dhaka cafe attack arrested

Bangladesh Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested Neo-JMB terrorist Jahangir Alam, one of the key figures behind the Gulshan café terror attack in 2016 in which over 20 people, mostly foreigners, were killed.

Jan 14, 2017, 14:22 PM IST

Dhaka café attack mastermind Nurul Islam Marzan gunned down in encounter

Marjan was the youngest military commander of the Neo-JMB, a new faction of Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh.

Jan 06, 2017, 10:48 AM IST

Zakir Naik's NGO provided scholarship to IS sympathiser: NIA

The agency has raided 21 properties of Naik, his office bearers, his immediately family members and others holding various posts in his NGO and private television channel.

Nov 22, 2016, 23:22 PM IST

Bangladesh identifies 10 masterminds of July 1 cafe attack

Bangladesh police on Thursday said they have identified 10 people who hatched, planned or provided weapons and money to militants for storming a Dhaka cafe on July 1, days after the key mastermind of the country's worst terror attack was killed.

Sep 01, 2016, 19:46 PM IST

'Five financiers behind Dhaka cafe terror attacks identified'

Bangladeshi investigators probing the brazen terror attack on a cafe here say they have identified five businessmen who have allegedly financed a new Islamist group to carry out operations and are now trying to arrest them.

Aug 09, 2016, 20:59 PM IST

Briton arrested over deadly Bangladesh cafe siege

A British national and a student at a Canadian university have been arrested on suspicion of involvement in last month`s deadly siege at a cafe in Bangladesh`s capital, police said Thursday.

Aug 04, 2016, 14:09 PM IST

One of 9 militants killed in Dhaka raid is ''missing'' varsity student

The man from Noakhali identified the slain militant as Jubair Hasan, while the Chittagong man identified him as Sabbir Huq Konik.

Jul 27, 2016, 21:14 PM IST

One arrest in Bangladesh over boy`s gruesome killing

Police inspector Jasim Uddin, who is investigating the death, said senior mill employees had been "angry" with the boy and his father who also worked there for entering a restricted area.

Jul 25, 2016, 18:44 PM IST

Blood samples of Dhaka cafe attackers handed over to FBI

 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.

Jul 22, 2016, 15:42 PM IST

''Black Friday'' massacre tears at fabric of Bangladesh''s garment sector

Bangladesh relies on garments for more than 80 percent of its exports and roughly 4 million jobs. 

Jul 20, 2016, 12:20 PM IST

Bangladesh identifies masterminds of deadly Dhaka terror attack

Bangladesh said it has identified the masterminds of the deadly Dhaka cafe terror attack.

Jul 16, 2016, 19:25 PM IST

Zakir Naik to address media via Skype tomorrow; Bollywood personalities, lawyers will be present

Naik came under Indian security forces' radar after it emerged that two of the recent Dhaka attack terrorists were inspired by his teachings.

Jul 13, 2016, 09:15 AM IST

Centre begins probe into funds for Zakir Naik's NGO as IUML, AIMIM call for ending 'media trial'

Zakir Naik's UK-registered Islamic Research Foundation International (IRFI) is believed to have received over 15 crore till 2012 from donors mostly from Britain and Saudi Arabia.

Jul 12, 2016, 18:50 PM IST

Post-Dhaka hostage crisis, high alert in Assam

Assam Police on Monday asked people not to get panicky over reports of "some jehadis" entering the state from Bangladesh saying it was looking into the issue.

Jul 12, 2016, 00:45 AM IST

Two witnesses to Dhaka cafe carnage missing

The two witnesses to the terror attack in a Dhaka cafe on July 1 have been missing even though police have claimed that they were released on the night of July 6.

Jul 12, 2016, 00:24 AM IST

Facing probe, Islamic preacher Zakir Naik postpones return to India

An IRF spokesperson further said that a press conference which Naik was due to address in Mumbai tomorrow also stands cancelled.

Jul 11, 2016, 16:22 PM IST

Under fire, Islamic preacher Zakir Naik delays return to India?

Consequently, a press conference which Naik was due to address in Mumbai tomorrow also stands cancelled.

Jul 11, 2016, 12:36 PM IST