Dhaka

Bodies of six Bangladesh cafe attackers still lying at hospital morgue – Know why

Bodies of six young terrorists who attacked a popular cafe here and killed 22 people on July 1 are still at the mortuary of a Bangladeshi military hospital as no one came to receive them, police said today.

Jul 10, 2016, 19:49 PM IST

Dhaka investigating Zakir Naik's Islamist links: Bangladesh Minister

Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu said the government was examining the possibilities of banning Zakir Naik's 'Peace TV Bangla'.

Jul 09, 2016, 13:39 PM IST

Dhaka cafe attack survivor dies after `torture` by police

A Bangladeshi teenager who police say was a suspect in last week`s deadly attack on a Dhaka cafe has died in custody, with his family insisting he was a hostage and alleging torture by security forces.

Jul 09, 2016, 12:48 PM IST

Rising violence in Bangladesh: What`s behind it?

Although around 90 percent of Bangladesh`s 160 million-strong population is Muslim, mostly Sunni, the nation is officially secular.

Jul 09, 2016, 09:00 AM IST

Bangladesh attacks: No NSG team to Dhaka

Government sources have confirmed that media reports about an NSG team heading to Bangladesh, to assist in the post blast analysis of the attack at the Eid prayer gathering in Kishoreganj on Thursday and the Gulshan cafe attack last week, are false.

Jul 08, 2016, 15:07 PM IST

US issues fresh travel alert for Bangladesh, asserts threat of terrorism is ''real''

Cautioning its citizens to maintain caution in the wake of the attacks including the shooting in a mosque on Eid and the deadly assault in a cafe in Bangladesh, the United States has issued a fresh travel advisory calling on its citizens to be vigilant and consider the risk of travel to Bangladesh.

Jul 08, 2016, 11:23 AM IST

Bangladesh's famous model Naila Nayem's ex-husband featured in latest ISIS video?

The three Bangladeshi youths who appeared in the latest ISIS video threatening of more terror attacks around the world have been identified as a dentist, an aspiring singer and an MBA student, officials said here on Thursday.

Jul 07, 2016, 20:21 PM IST

Dhaka cafe attackers used five pistols, two AK-22 rifles

The Islamist militants who killed 22 people, including an Indian girl, in the brazen assault at a cafe here used five pistols and three AK-22 rifles, police said on Thursday.

Jul 07, 2016, 20:13 PM IST

Totally against terrorism and killing of innocent: Naik

Facing heat over the "hate speech" that reportedly inspired one of the involved in the Dhaka attack, Islamic preacher Zakir Naik on Thursday said his statement "urging all Muslims to become terrorists" has been taken out of context and that he is totally against terrorism and the killing of innocent humans.

Jul 07, 2016, 20:06 PM IST

President Pranab Mukherjee condemns terror attack in Dhaka

President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday strongly condemned the terrorist attack on an Eid congregation in Bangladesh and expressed India's support to the neighbouring country in defeating forces of terror.

Jul 07, 2016, 18:48 PM IST

ISIS warns of more Bangladesh attacks in new video

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Jul 07, 2016, 13:28 PM IST

NIA begins probe into Zakir Naik's speeches which inspired Dhaka attackers

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Jul 07, 2016, 13:20 PM IST

Dhaka terror attack: After Pakistan, international teams could now stop touring Bangladesh

The Bangladeshi side has shown a marked improvement in all forms of cricket. 

 

Jul 07, 2016, 11:15 AM IST

Mumbai-based Islamic preacher Zakir Naik under NIA scanner after Dhaka terror attack

Zakir Naik is banned in the UK and Canada.

Jul 06, 2016, 13:07 PM IST

Dhaka attack: Five of the cafe terrorists were missing for months

As Bangladesh is still picking up the pieces after the deadly Dhaka cafe terror strike, from media reports it now appears clear that five of the seven young attackers went missing for three to six months, and reappeared on the day of the gruesome attack last Friday. At least two them may have studied at Melbourne-based Monash University's Malaysian campus.

Jul 05, 2016, 21:24 PM IST

Security forces may have killed hostage by mistake in Dhaka cafe siege: Bangladesh police

Saiful Islam Chowkidar, a pizza maker was among six men who were killed by the police during Dhaka cafe seige.

Jul 05, 2016, 15:17 PM IST

Dhaka attack: Gunman Rohan Imtiaz's father `stunned`, says his son hardly read any religious books

Rohan Imtiaz had been a top-scoring student whose behaviour gave no hint he was radicalised before he disappeared last December.

Jul 05, 2016, 14:46 PM IST

Pakistan condemns Saudi bombings

Pakistan on Tuesday said there is a need to forge unity against the enemies of humanity and Islam as it strongly condemned the spate of suicide attacks in Saudi Arabia.

Jul 05, 2016, 13:51 PM IST

Bangladesh hunts for six accomplices of cafe attackers, case filed

Bangladeshi police hunted on Tuesday for six members of a domestic Islamist group they suspect helped gunmen attack a Dhaka cafe, as officials began questioning families of the militants for clues as to what turned them into killers.

Jul 05, 2016, 13:44 PM IST

Bodies of 7 Japanese return from Bangladesh

Under gray skies, the bodies of the seven Japanese killed in a militant attack in Bangladesh returned to home soil early Tuesday morning.

Jul 05, 2016, 10:55 AM IST