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Bangladesh
  • Infection: 1,296,093
  • Recovery: 779----
  • Death: 21,397

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection:199,002,824
  • Recovery: 3,405,---
  • Death:4,237,665

Source: Johns Hopkins University

Spotlight

Construction on a bridge in Charleston, W.Va., May 6, 2021. The sprawling, $1 trillion bill that the Senate took up on Monday, Aug. 2, 2021 — a 2,702-page bipartisan deal that is the product of months of negotiating and years of pent-up ambitions to repair the nation’s crumbling infrastructure — would amount to the most substantial government expenditure on the aging public works system since 2009. (Erin Schaff/The New York Times)
$1tr US infrastructure bill pours
money into long-delayed needs

The infrastructure legislation, written by a group of 10 Republicans and Democrats, could still change in the coming days

Why Tesla’s ‘beta testing’ puts the public at risk

One of the greatest tricks technology companies ever played was convincing their human guinea pig users that they were a privileged group called beta testers

Nesma Nasr, an Egyptian textile engineer, works on her computer at her home in Cairo, Egypt March 26, 2021. Picture taken March 26, 2021. REUTERS/Hanaa Habib

Egyptian women find help online to fight 'sextortion' threats

An online platform called "Qawem" or "Resist" in Arabic, was launched a year ago by activists to help women fight sextortion

Streets in Richmond, a neighborhood of London, in May, when the Thames River breached its banks. Reuters

Queen guitarist’s flooded London basement foretells a climate under pressure

May has managed to knit together two politically resonant issues: threat from extreme weather and the environmental impact of years of extravagant building projects by London’s superrich

Workers load a truck with boxes containing Pfizer Inc's coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines donated by the US as part of Washington's coronavirus diplomacy to send surplus shots overseas to help fight the global pandemic, at the Juan Santamaria International airport in Alajuela, Costa Rica Jul 13, 2021. REUTERS

Why the EU is paying more for COVID shots

The bloc agrees to pay a premium on new vaccine orders as it tries to protect supplies after a rocky start to its vaccination campaign

Daisy Veerasingham. Photo via Linkedin

AP names Daisy Veerasingham its new chief

She becomes the first woman and the first person of colour to lead the 175-year-old news agency

Bullet holes and soot on Jul 31, 2021, on the front of a house in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, where some of those accused of being the assassins reportedly hid on the night President Jovenel Moïse was killed. Two court clerks and an investigative judge who collected evidence in the investigation are now in hiding. Victor Moriyama/The New York Times

Haitians investigating
president’s death go
into hiding

Officials who collected evidence in President Moïse’s assassination are told they could 'expect a bullet in your head.'  They are now in hiding

Employees work at a diamond jewellery manufacturing factory in Mumbai, India, Aug 7, 2020. REUTERS

India's female labour
participation rate
falls to 16.1%

The country’s female labour participation rate had fallen to 20.3% in 2019 from more than 26% in 2005, compared with 30.5% in Bangladesh

An undated handout photo shows health officials examining a GRID3 map for Kuje, Nigeria. Governments and organizations around the world are using geospatial data and digital mapping tools to guide their vaccination campaigns. (GRID3 via The New York Times)

A roadmap out of the pandemic

A senior official in US COVID-19 response explores how vaccination rates varied across a New York county

The US economy is heading toward an increasingly uncertain autumn as a surge in the Delta variant of the coronavirus coincides with the expiration of expanded unemployment benefits for millions of people, complicating what was supposed to be a return to normal. The New York Times

Big economic challenges await Biden

The US economy is heading toward an increasingly uncertain autumn as a surge in the Delta variant of the coronavirus coincides with the expiration of unemployment benefits

  • Bangladesh players celebrate their maiden T20 victory over Australia in the series opener at Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Tuesday, Aug 3, 2021.

    Bangladesh players celebrate their maiden T20 victory over Australia in the series opener at Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Tuesday, Aug 3, 2021.

  • Bangladesh players celebrate their maiden T20 victory over Australia in the series opener at Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Tuesday, Aug 3, 2021.

    Bangladesh players celebrate their maiden T20 victory over Australia in the series opener at Mirpur Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium on Tuesday, Aug 3, 2021.

  • The premises of and the street outside Chattogram Mayor M Rezaul Karm Chowdhury’s house in Bahaddarhat went partially under water on Tuesday, Aug 3, 2021 after heavy rains on Monday night. Photo: Suman Babu

    The premises of and the street outside Chattogram Mayor M Rezaul Karm Chowdhury’s house in Bahaddarhat went partially under water on Tuesday, Aug 3, 2021 after heavy rains on Monday night. Photo: Suman Babu

  • The premises of Chattogram Mayor M Rezaul Karm Chowdhury’s house in Bahaddarhat went partially under water on Tuesday, Aug 3, 2021 after heavy rains on Monday night. Photo: Suman Babu

    The premises of Chattogram Mayor M Rezaul Karm Chowdhury’s house in Bahaddarhat went partially under water on Tuesday, Aug 3, 2021 after heavy rains on Monday night. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Residential apartments for government officials and employees have been built at Dhaka’s Mirpur. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina joined an event organised by the Ministry of Housing and Public Works at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 via video conference. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Residential apartments for government officials and employees have been built at Dhaka’s Mirpur. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina joined an event organised by the Ministry of Housing and Public Works at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre on Tuesday, August 3, 2021 via video conference. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Though police outposts had been set up at Mirpur’s Ceramic Road during the lockdown, law enforcers were relaxed on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, following the reopening of factories. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Though police outposts had been set up at Mirpur’s Ceramic Road during the lockdown, law enforcers were relaxed on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, following the reopening of factories. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Friends and relatives of detainees at Pallabi Police Station gather in front of the main gate on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, before the detainees are taken to court. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Friends and relatives of detainees at Pallabi Police Station gather in front of the main gate on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, before the detainees are taken to court. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Friends and relatives of detainees at Pallabi Police Station gather in front of the main gate on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, before the detainees are taken to court. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Friends and relatives of detainees at Pallabi Police Station gather in front of the main gate on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, before the detainees are taken to court. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Lines of buses can be seen at Dhaka’s Ceramic Road on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, the 12th day of a nationwide lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Lines of buses can be seen at Dhaka’s Ceramic Road on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, the 12th day of a nationwide lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Mohammad Mahtab, 42, is selling masks by Lalbagh Road in Old Dhaka on Tuesday, August 3, 2021. He had a plastic recycling business, but it stalled during the coronavirus pandemic. A year ago, he switched to selling masks to feed his family of four. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin

    Mohammad Mahtab, 42, is selling masks by Lalbagh Road in Old Dhaka on Tuesday, August 3, 2021. He had a plastic recycling business, but it stalled during the coronavirus pandemic. A year ago, he switched to selling masks to feed his family of four. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin

  • Mohammad Mahtab, 42, is selling masks by Lalbagh Road in Old Dhaka on Tuesday, August 3, 2021. He had a plastic recycling business, but it stalled during the coronavirus pandemic. A year ago, he switched to selling masks to feed his family of four. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin

    Mohammad Mahtab, 42, is selling masks by Lalbagh Road in Old Dhaka on Tuesday, August 3, 2021. He had a plastic recycling business, but it stalled during the coronavirus pandemic. A year ago, he switched to selling masks to feed his family of four. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin

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Women work in a garment factory (File Photo)

July exports drop 11%

The exporters also miss the target of about $3.73 billion by 6.85 percent

Vitaly Shishov, head of a Kyiv-based organisation that helps Belarusians fleeing persecution, is seen in Kyiv, Ukraine July 18, 2021. Picture taken July 18, 2021. RBC-Ukraine/Handout via REUTERS

Missing Belarusian activist found dead in Ukraine

The activist, Vitaly Shishov, went missing Monday after going out for a morning jog, said his colleagues

Lehlogonolo Machaba, the first openly transgender woman to compete for the Miss South Africa title combs her hair before a photo shoot in Johannesburg, South Africa, July 24, 2021. Picture taken on July 24, 2021. REUTERS

Trans woman to compete in Miss South Africa for the first time

The first transgender contestant in South Africa's national beauty pageant, 24-year-old Lehlogonolo Machaba hopes she will inspire greater acceptance of the LGBTQI community