A crowd of opposition supporters had also gathered behind police barricades at a short distance from the parliament building.
Farabi Shafiur Rahman had confessed to threatening to kill blogger Avijit Roy.
Avijit Roy, a US citizen of Bangladeshi origin, was hacked to death by machete-wielding assailants on Thursday.
Despite facing serious charges, Lakhvi and his co-conspirators have several rooms at their disposal right next to the jailer's office.
"We have seized 30 grenades...it appears they (militants) could have made some 300-400 bombs," he said.
The Bangladesh-born US blogger was known for his writing against religious fundamentalism, in Dhaka.
Benazir Bhutto was killed in gun and bomb attack in 2007 in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
The epicenter of the tremor, originating at a depth of 28.9 kilometres, was about 100 km from Islamabad.
The WHO had declared that Pakistan is responsible for nearly 80 per cent of polio cases reported globally.
According to officials, she has apparently gone into hiding after the issue of her fake card surfaced.
Pakistan will also raise the issue of Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah allegedly hiding in Afghanistan.
19,272 people were arrested on different charges during operations conducted across the country under the National Action Plan.
Mohamed Nasheed was arrested Sunday and charged under an anti-terrorism law.
The journalist fell unconscious and was rushed to Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences where she was pronounced dead.
IHC judge Noorul Haq Qureshi has fixed Tuesday for the hearing of Lakhvi's plea, said Lakhvi's counsel.
Over 100 students were present in the basement of the private school in densely-populated locality of Mughalpura.
The Indo-Lanka civil nuclear agreement would not permit India to dump its radioactive waste in Sri Lankan territory.
This is Banerjee's first visit to Bangladesh since assuming office as the West Bengal Chief Minister in 2011.
Police say a crowded bus overturned on a toll road on Indonesia's main island of Java and 16 people were killed.
The govt decided to form special tribunals to try rioters under a tough anti-terrorism law amid continued unrest
IMF Asia and Pacific Department Director Changyong Rhee will also join the mission to meet with senior officials.
No terrorist or militant organisation should be spared, said Sharif.
Killing of professionals like doctors, lawyers and professors is common in Sindh's capital Karachi.
The fishermen had been held in Karachi for allegedly violating territorial waters in the Arabian Sea.
The Lankan president is desirous of making a new beginning in the Indo-Lanka relations after bilateral ties suffered.
The TTP claimed responsibility for the attack and warned that it was the first in a series of revenge attacks.
Initial probe showed that there was no evidence of violence and ruled out any criminal motives in the case.
Pakistan is among only three countries where the crippling disease remains endemic.
Sharif has told Obama that India does not deserve so as it has not complied with UN resolutions on Kashmir.
The new Sri Lanka govt has pledged a credible domestic process of inquiry with help from UN.
Publication of the letter follows several small-scale protests in central Moscow over foreign-currency mortgages.
Sharif said that no decision against the wishes of people of Kashmir will be accepted by the Pakistan government.
The autopsy reports have confirmed she was sodomised and strangled to death.
Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan, meanwhile in a statement, said that it has carried out both the attacks.
Two bogies and the engine derailed at the southeastern Chittagong station, severly hitting sevices.
"There has been no electricity since 2:37am (local time)...they have cut the line," an aide of Zia said.
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