Rajshahi, Bangladesh Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Bangladesh: Police detaines over 1,700 people in anti-militant driveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | DNA India

    In the wake of recent attacks by militants, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina had promised to intensify a nationwide anti-terror security clampdown. Bangladesh police have detained over 1,700 people, including some members of an outlawed militant outfit, as part of a crackdown to halt the wave of brutal attacks on minorities and secular activists by Islamists, officials said on Saturday.

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  2. Bangladesh: ISIS claims responsibility for Hindu ashram worker's murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | India.com

    Dhaka, June 11: The ISIS today claimed responsibility for the killing of an elderly Hindu ashram worker in Bangladesh, as the Muslim-majority country reels under a series of brutal murders of secular activists and minorities by Islamists. "ISIS fighters in Bangladesh killed a Hindu man in Pabna, in the north of the country," the ISIS-affiliated Amaq news agency said in a brief Arabic message, according to US-based SITE Intelligence Group.

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  3. Special crackdown: 140 detained in 3 dists on 2nd dayRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2016 | The Daily Star

    On the second day of the nationwide police crackdown on militants, 140 people were detained in 3 districts. Star File Photo.

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  4. B'desh: Indian Diplomat Visits Ashram Where Elderly Worker MurderedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Outlook

    A senior Indian diplomat today visited a Hindu ashram in northwestern Bangladesh where an elderly worker was hacked to death by machete-wielding suspected Islamists, the second such murder of minority community member within a week in the country. Nityaranjan Pandey, 60, who was working as a volunteer for the past 40 years at the Thakur Anukul Chandra Satsanga Paramtirtha Hemayetpurdham Ashram, was murdered this morning in Pabna's Hemayetpur Upazila.

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  5. Hindu monastery worker killed by suspected Islamists in BangladeshRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2016 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Dhaka: An elderly Hindu ashram worker was on Friday hacked to death by suspected Islamists in Bangladesh, becoming the fourth person from the minority community to be killed in a series of brutal attacks on secular activists in the Muslim-majority nation. Nityaranjan Pandey, 60, who was working as a volunteer for the past 40 years at the Thakur Anukul Chandra Satsanga Paramtirtha Hemayetpurdham Ashram, was murdered this morning in Pabna's Hemayetpur Upazila.

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  6. Hindu Ashram Worker Hacked to Death in BangladeshRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Outlook

    A Hindu ashram worker was today hacked to death by unidentified assailants while he was out for the morning walk, days after another priest was killed by suspected ISIS jihadists in the Muslim-majority nation which has seen a string of brutal attacks by Islamists on religious minorities and secular activists. 60-year-old Nityaranjan Pandey of Thakur Anukul Chandra Satsanga Paramtirtha Hemayetpurdham ashram was attacked by several assailants who hacked him in the neck, said ASP Selim Khan.

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  7. The water saverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | The Daily Star

    It takes 14 million litres of irrigation water to produce six tonnes of Boro rice on one hectare of typical farmland in Bangladesh. A farmer has to burn 250 litres of diesel to run a shallow pump, owned or hired, to irrigate this single hectare of paddy field.

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  8. Bangladesh PM vows to intensify anti-terror clampdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | India.com

    Dhaka, Jun 8 : Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today promised to intensify a nationwide anti-terror clampdown, a day after a Hindu priest was hacked to death by IS jihadists in Bangladesh which has seen a series of brutal attacks by Islamists on minorities and secular activists. "If they think they could turn Bangladesh upside down, they are wrong .

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  9. Bangla PM Vows to Intensify Anti-Terror ClampdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Outlook

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today promised to intensify a nationwide anti-terror clampdown, a day after a Hindu priest was hacked to death by IS jihadists in Bangladesh which has seen a series of brutal attacks by Islamists on minorities and secular activists. "If they think they could turn Bangladesh upside down, they are wrong .

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  10. 3 'militants' killed in 'shootouts'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | The Daily Star

    Four people, three of whom are suspected militants, were killed in three separate "gunfights" between "their cohorts" and law enforcers in Dhaka, Rajshahi and Brahmanbaria yesterday. Police said the two killed in the capital were Tareque Hasan Milu alias Ilias and Sultan Mahmud Rana alias Kamal, aged between 25 and 40. They were operatives of banned militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh , they claimed.

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  11. Inside Israel, 8:35 PMIsrael dismisses Bangladesh conspiracy theory 'drivel'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Bangladesh police on Tuesday launched a deadly crackdown on Islamist militants as a 70-year-old Hindu priest became the latest victim in a series of gruesome killings by jihadists. As a government minister tried to portray the recent attacks as part of a conspiracy involving Israel's Mossad spy agency , security forces waged deadly gunbattles with members of a homegrown jihadist group.

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  12. Priest hacked to death in Bangladesh, IS claims responsibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | The Indian Express

    Ananda Gopal Ganguly was attacked at around 9:30 am, by three bike-borne men - suspected to be IS militants. A 70-year-old Hindu priest was hacked to death in Bangladesh on Tuesday, by three suspected Islamic State jihadists who nearly severed his head.

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  13. Three Islamist militants gunned down in BangladeshRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2016 | Newkerala.com

    Dhaka, June 7 : The Bangladesh Police on Tuesday gunned down three Islamist militants after the authorities launched a nationwide crackdown on extremists responsible for a series of murders of minorities and secular activists. While the two 'high-ranking' members of the Jamayetul Mujahideen Bangladesh were shot dead in Dhaka, another JMB militant was killed in the north-western district of Rajshahi, reports Daily Star.

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  14. Bangladesh launches crackdown on Islamist militants as Hindu priest...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | South China Morning Post

    Bangladesh police on Tuesday launched a deadly crackdown on Islamist militants as a 70-year-old Hindu priest became the latest victim in a series of gruesome killings by suspected jihadists. As a government minister tried to portray the recent attacks as part of a conspiracy involving Israel's Mossad spy agency, security forces waged deadly gunbattles with members of a home-grown jihadist group.

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  15. Three Islamists Killed in Bangladesh Following Hindu Priest's MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Outlook

    Three suspected Islamists were killed today in separate gunbattles with Bangladesh police which launched a massive crackdown on extremists as a Hindu priest became the latest casualty in a wave of attacks on secular activists and minorities in the Muslim-majority country. The three were operatives of the outlawed Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh outfit which was targeted by Superintendent of Police Babul Aktar whose wife was brutally killed by the militants on Sunday.

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  16. Hindu priest slaughtered in BangladeshRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2016 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Dhaka: A 65-year-old Hindu priest was on Tuesday hacked to death in Bangladesh by three assailants who nearly severed his head, the second priest to be killed this year in the Muslim-majority nation which has seen a string of brutal attacks by Islamists on minorities and secular activists. Ananta Gopal Ganguly was attacked at around 9:30 AM by three bike-borne men who slit his throat with sharp-edged weapons in the western Jhinaigah district's Noldanga village, Assistant Superintendent of Police Gopinath Kanjilal said, adding that suspected militants carried out the murder.

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  17. Hindu priest found slaughtered in a rice field in BangladeshRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | India.com

    Dhaka, June 7: A 70-year-old Hindu priest was slaughtered by unidentified attackers in western Bangladesh on Tuesday. The attack is suspected to be by Islamist terrorists in a series on attacks on minorities in the area.

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  18. Ahmadiyya mosque attacker' killed in - gunfight'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | The Daily Star

    An operative of militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh was killed in a "gunfight" with police in Godagari upazila of Rajshahi early today, hours into confession of his involvement in Bagmara Ahmadiyya mosque attack, police said. Jamal Uddin, 25, son of Tabjul Haque of Kalinagar Laxmipur village in Shibganj upazila in Chapainawabganj, was a member of JMB suicide squad, said SM Abu Forhad, officer-in-charge of Godagari Police Station.

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  19. Illusive investmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | The Daily Star

    The Centre for Policy Dialogue , one of the top think-tanks in the country, has stated in its post-budget assessment that we will require Tk 800 billion in investments to implement the proposed budget. It has also stated that the government will have to raise an additional Tk 6.5 billion in revenue and expend an additional Tk 7.6 billion to reach the annual growth rate being discussed.

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  20. Christian trader killed in NatoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | The Daily Star

    Unknown assailants yesterday hacked to death a Christian grocer in Baraigram upazila of Natore, the latest in a series of attacks on religious minorities. Sixty-year-old Sunil Gomez was alone in his shop at Bonpara Christian Palli in the upazila around noon after offering Sunday prayers, said family members and locals.

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