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Zakir Naik’s open letter is an attempt to communalise Muslims and a veiled threat to govt
India

Zakir Naik’s open letter is an attempt to communalise Muslims and a veiled threat to govt

In his 'Open Letter to Indians', released Saturday morning, radical Islamic preacher Zakir Naik positions himself as the ‘biggest name and most popular figure of the (Indian Muslim) community’ and portrays the government action against him as an attack on the community.

Eoin Morgan, England’s ODI captain, to confirm decision on Bangladesh tour after home season
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Eoin Morgan, England’s ODI captain, to confirm decision on Bangladesh tour after home season

England one-day captain Eoin Morgan expects to confirm whether he will tour Bangladesh soon after next week's finish of the home series against Pakistan.

US Secretary of State John Kerry in Bangladesh for security talks amid terror concerns
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US Secretary of State John Kerry in Bangladesh for security talks amid terror concerns

US Secretary of State John Kerry called on Monday for Bangladesh to step up efforts to fight extremist violence and protect and promote human rights amid increasing concern about terrorism

England’s tour of Bangladesh set to go ahead as scheduled, confirms ECB
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England’s tour of Bangladesh set to go ahead as scheduled, confirms ECB

England are to go ahead with their tour of Bangladesh, the England and Wales Cricket Board confirmed.

Dhaka attack: Bangladeshi-Canadian identified as mastermind
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Dhaka attack: Bangladeshi-Canadian identified as mastermind

An overnight security raid at Kalyanpur area in Dhaka four days ago provided police the clue to identify Tamim Chowdhury as the architect of the attack

India and Bangladesh will march together towards development: PM Modi
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India and Bangladesh will march together towards development: PM Modi

Both India and Bangladesh have not only ventured on the path of development but are also marching together," said Modi.

Dhaka attacks: Police arrests landowner of terrorists' hideout
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Dhaka attacks: Police arrests landowner of terrorists' hideout

Dhaka Police confirmed the arrest and said Nurul did not collect any necessary documents from his tenants and even concealed the information.

Russia calls Nice attack 'mutual tragedy', urges UN to adopt convention on terrorism
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Russia calls Nice attack 'mutual tragedy', urges UN to adopt convention on terrorism

Russia said there is a need to adopt the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT) which has been stuck for about two decades at the UN.

Indian Muslims bitterly divided over Zakir Naik but it is still a healthy sign
India

Indian Muslims bitterly divided over Zakir Naik but it is still a healthy sign

The Naik debate will rage on, but the biggest positive to have emerged from it is that there are certain signs — feeble still — of an increasing acceptability of the fact that inherent radicalism poses far bigger threat to Islam than any foreign faith or idea can ever do.

Denying Zakir Naik presser before proving him 'guilty' isn’t right, it’ll only backfire
India

Denying Zakir Naik presser before proving him 'guilty' isn’t right, it’ll only backfire

Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik has reportedly been denied venues in Mumbai to hold his press conference scheduled for 14 July.

Sheikh Hasina appeals to parents, teachers: Keep close watch on children
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Sheikh Hasina appeals to parents, teachers: Keep close watch on children

Hasina said it needs to be dug out how the culprits are misguiding meritorious students.

Zakir Naik to address press conference through Skype on 14 July
India

Zakir Naik to address press conference through Skype on 14 July

Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik has announced that he will hold a press conference on Thursday, 14 July, in Mumbai.

Govt must tackle the Zakir Naik problem with tact, caution and vision
India

Govt must tackle the Zakir Naik problem with tact, caution and vision

In this age of internet and the reach of social media, any information battle — be it the Islamic State's online recruiting strategy or Zakir Naik's regressive ideology —cannot be won by using tools of conventional warfare.

Zakir Naik's Peace TV has no licence in India; govt to take strict action
India

Zakir Naik's Peace TV has no licence in India; govt to take strict action

Zakir Naik is all over the news after two of the attackers in the Dhaka attacks were found to have been influenced by him. The Islamic preacher has now come under the scanner of the Indian government.

'Every Muslim should be a terrorist': Zakir Naik and six of his most provocative statements
India

'Every Muslim should be a terrorist': Zakir Naik and six of his most provocative statements

In the past too, Zakir Naik has made many a statements that created quite a flutter in India and across the world.

Mumbai police to probe Zakir Naik's speeches, says CM Fadnavis
India

Mumbai police to probe Zakir Naik's speeches, says CM Fadnavis

Maharashtra government has asked Mumbai Police to conduct a probe into controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik's speeches amid reports that his sermons inspired one of the terrorists involved in the attack on a restaurant in Dhaka.

Special NSG team to travel to Bangladesh to study terror strikes
India

Special NSG team to travel to Bangladesh to study terror strikes

A special team of NSG officers will be travelling to Bangladesh to "analyse and study" the bombings at an Eid prayer gathering on Thursday and the recent terror siege at a high-end restaurant in the neighbouring country.

Bangladesh attacks: Police question family members of militants
India

Bangladesh attacks: Police question family members of militants

The hostage siege was the worst of recent militant attacks in Bangladesh in which 20 people, mostly foreign nationals were killed.

Dhaka attack: Security forces may have accidentally shot dead a hostage
World

Dhaka attack: Security forces may have accidentally shot dead a hostage

Bangladeshi police said Tuesday they are investigating whether security forces accidentally shot dead an innocent kitchen worker when they stormed a Dhaka cafe where Islamist attackers were holding people hostage.

After deadly Dhaka attacks, Japanese govt mulls withdrawing aid agency from Bangladesh
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After deadly Dhaka attacks, Japanese govt mulls withdrawing aid agency from Bangladesh

A JICA spokeswoman said the agency is considering withdrawing from Bangladesh after the most recent killings in an attack on a restaurant in Dhaka