Romanian court extends Andrew Tate’s detention on alleged human trafficking charges

A Romanian court said on Thursday that divisive internet personality Andrew Tate, his brother and two other suspects would remain in custody until February 27. Tate and his co-accused were taken into custody by Romanian anti-organized crime prosecutors on 29 December on charges of forming a criminal gang to sexually assault six women. A court […]

Teknaf-Saint Martin route: decision on resumption of tourist vessel on Wednesday

Although tourist ships from Teknaf do not go to the island, ships operate on the Cox’s Bazar-St Martin route. Local sources said a total of 12 ships are now plying on the Cox’s Bazar-St Martin and Chattogram-St Martin routes. On the Teknaf-Saint Martin route, 8–10 ships operated before the ban. In a joint press conference […]

Stage collapses during Quader’s speech at BCL event

Due to overcrowding the stage suddenly collapsed along with everyone present on the stage. Eyewitnesses said that Obaidul Kader also fell down along with others, but did not suffer any major injuries. The injured included Sharmin Sultana Lilly, general secretary of Jubo Mohila League and Ghulam Rabbani, former general secretary of BCL. However, Obaidul Kader […]

Hope on Fate: Remembering Sir Fazle Hasan Abed at Dhaka Lit Fest

Author Scott McMillian was present at the book launch along with Asif Saleh, Executive Director of Brac, Tamara Hasan, Managing Director of Brac Enterprises and Samran Abed, Executive Director of Brac International. Sadaf Saaj, author and founding member of Dhaka Lit Fest, moderated the event. Scott McMillian, a former journalist, was a close associate of […]

In Bandarban, Mru people attacked, set houses on fire, ransacked

Miscreants allegedly set ablaze 350 acres of jhum land at Rengyenpara, Langkompara and Joychandrapara on 26 April 2022, following which several people were arrested. The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) ordered the district administration and the superintendent of police to take legal action against the rubber company and rehabilitate the people of Mri and Tribura. […]