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 […]

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 […]

Architect and sports organizer Mubashar Hussain passed away at 79

Born on December 27, 1943 in Brahmanbaria, Mubashar studied at the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology. He designed several notable buildings in Bangladesh including Chattogram Railway Station, Proshika Bhavan and Grameen Bank Bhawan. His mortal remains will be taken to the IAB campus in Agargaon on Monday for people to pay their respects. Funeral […]