• 41 ‘JMB’ men held in Satkhira

    Satkhira : Police arrested 41 suspected members of the banned Jama’tul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) from different parts of the district during a two-day drive till Friday morning. Police said they conducted the drive in eight upazilas from Thursday evening to Friday morning and arrested 14 from Sadar, seven from Kolaroa, five from Tala, six from … বিস্তারিত »

  • ACC arrests suspended bank staff on graft charges

    Comilla : The Anti‐Corruption Commission (ACC) arrested ex‐cashier of Agriculture Bank’s Masimpur branch from Alipur near Comilla Cantonment in Comilla early on Friday in a graft case. Tipped off, an ACC team conducted a drive in the area and arrested Khandaker Abul Kalam Azad around 1:00am, said ACC deputy director Abul Kalam. On 12 August, … বিস্তারিত »

  • One of 3 Borohat deceased involved in Sylhet blasts

    Dhaka : Three suspected militants, including a woman, were found dead at Borohat militant den during their operation “Maximus” in Moulvibazar municipality area on Saturday morning. A team of Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) recovered the bodies in the building after they resumed their operation, ‘Maximus’, at the den, chief of Counter Terrorism and Transnational … বিস্তারিত »

  • Police launch assaults on 2 militant dens in Moulvibazar

    MOULVIBAZAR : Police’s Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) unit today launched simultaneous assaults on two militant dens in Moulvibazar and kept under siege another in Comilla two days after the country saw end of a bloody anti-terrorist military crackdown. “Our SWAT team launched the assaults codenamed ‘Operation Hit Back’ on both their hideouts” district police’s … বিস্তারিত »

  • Police cordon off 2 suspected militant dens in Moulvibazar

    MOULVIBAZAR, : Police have cordoned off two separate residential houses at Fatehpur village and Barhat in Sadar upazila of the district in the early hours of today, suspecting those to be militant hideouts. “The police cordoned off the houses around 2am,” police sources said. Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) and firefighters also joined … বিস্তারিত »

  • ‘Operation Twilight’ at Atia Mahal called off

    Sylhet : Bangladesh Army called off the ‘Operation Twilight’ at ‘Atia Mahal’ of Shibbari in Sylhet City on Tuesday night, 83 hours after its Para Commandos launched the raid on the militant den on Saturday morning. The Army’s Military Intelligence Director Brigadier General Fakhrul Ahsan made the announcement at a press conference at Jalalabad Cantonment … বিস্তারিত »

  • 60 gold bars seized at Shahjajal airport

    DHAKA : Customs officials seized 60 gold bars weighing 7 kilograms worth about Taka 3.50 crore from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (HSIA) in the city at about 3 pm today. The gold bars were seized from a seat cover of economy class of a flight Thai Airways (TG-321) that landed at the Hazrat Shahjalal International … বিস্তারিত »

  • At least two militants killed in raid, more still alive: Army

    Sylhet : Two ‘militants’ have so far been killed as the operation, ‘Twilight’, at the suspected militant hideout at Shibbari of South Surma upazila in Sylhet continues. “We’re certain that at least two militants were killed,” said Brigadier General Fakhrul Ahsan, spokesperson of the operation, while briefing reporters at a place adjacent to the den … বিস্তারিত »

  • Militants well armed and equipped

    Dhaka : Bangladesh army commandos shot dead two suspected militants at a hideout in the northeast Sunday, a day after six people died in explosions claimed by the Islamic State group. “Our commandos could effectively engage two of them. We can confirm the two were killed,” Brigadier General Fakhrul Ahsan told reporters in the city … বিস্তারিত »