Militant attack at Gulshan restaurant

NSU professor, Mirpur landlord remanded

North South University Professor Gias Uddin Ahsan, a Mirpur landlord, and two others are placed on eight-day remand each for allegedly sheltering Dhaka attackers and withholding the mandatory tenant information from police.

From music lover to ‘militant’

Here is more about a music lover turned militant Tahmid Rahman Safi, who was the first person to appear in a video in Bengali allegedly released by the militant group Islamic State.

Court orders DNA test of Dhaka attack militants

A Dhaka court orders for DNA testing of the militants found involved in the gruesome Dhaka cafe attack of July 1.

Biswal assures US support against terrorism

Visiting special US envoy Nisa Desai has met Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan and assured of her country’s full support to Bangladesh in fighting terrorism. Earlier, she met two advisers of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

NSU might scrap studentship if absent for 1 semester

North South University is on the verge of taking a major decision to strip studentship for anyone being found absent for four months without valid reason. A recommendation for such stern action has come in view after the university’s students have been found involved in terrorist activities.

Kulkhwani of Faraaz tomorrow

The kulkhwani of Faraaz Ayaaz Hossain, who was brutally killed along with 19 other hostages in a militant attack at a Dhaka café on July 1, is to be held on July 10 after Asr prayers.

Dhaka attack: Philippine expresses solidarity with Bangladesh

The Philippine government expresses solidarity with the people of Bangladesh after a bloody hostage-taking incident at Gulshan in Dhaka.

Hand over power to a neutral administration: Khaleda to govt

Accusing the government of having failed to check repeated 'terror attacks’ in the country, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia asks the government to quit and hand over power to a neutral administration for holding a credible national election.

'Machete wielders' in Sholakia attack

The machete link, which has been seen in the covert killings of secular activists, foreign nationals and members of religious minority, has been found again in the attack on Sholakia Eidgah where four people including two policemen have been killed during Eid.

July 2, 2016
July 2, 2016

Gulshan attack: 6 gunmen killed, 1 held, PM says

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina condemns the Gulshan restaurant attack that resulted in the confirmed death of two police officials and six gunmen. The premier questions the religious morale of the attackers and slams media for covering the unfolding events live on television.

July 2, 2016
July 2, 2016

IS claims Gulshan attack: Report

Islamic State claims responsibility of the attack in the Spanish restaurant at Dhaka’s Gulshan diplomatic zone where at least two police officers have died and over 20 others being held hostage.

July 1, 2016
July 1, 2016

LIVE: Gulshan hostage crisis

Stay tuned with The Daily Star for live updates of the hostage crisis at a restaurant in Gulshan, Dhaka.