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Bangladesh
  • Infection: 549,184
  • Recovery: 501,144
  • Death: 8,441

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection: 115,781,179
  • Recovery: 65,496,667
  • Death: 2,572,353

Source: Johns Hopkins University

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Farmers shout slogans as they take part in a three-hour
Indian farmers block
highway outside Delhi

They begin gathering to block a six-lane expressway to mark the 100th day of protests against deregulation of agriculture markets

My vaccine, a love story

“Walking away fully vaccinated felt like a small but memorable victory, a V-Day for which I was not only reporter, but protagonist,” Rod Nordland writes

Students attend a learning session at a school in Padang, West Sumatra province, Indonesia, in this photo taken January 4, 2021 by Antara Foto. Antara Foto/Iggoy el Fitra/ via REUTERS

Schools can’t make girls wear headscarves: Indonesia

The government last month issued a decree, which took effect Friday, ordering public schools to respect religious freedom

Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, arrive at Fua'amotu airport on the main island Tongatapu in Tonga Oct 25, 2018. REUTERS

In run-up to Oprah
interview, royal
accusations fly

CBS is releasing tantalising video clips of Harry and Meghan, while scalding allegations are coming from Buckingham Palace staff members

Artist Guy Stanley Philoche is pictured in his painting studio in the Harlem section of Manhattan in New York City, New York, US, February 24, 2021. REUTERS

The art of giving back

Philoche posted a video of himself on Instagram offering to buy as much artwork as possible to help fellow artists hurt by the shutdowns

The more students fall behind in the pandemic, the less likely they are to feel that they can catch up. The New York Times

How to help a teen out of a homework hole

The further students fall behind, the more overwhelmed they often become and the less likely they are to feel that they can catch up

Former top models Carla Bruni (L), Claudia Schiffer, Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford and Helena Christensen display iconic creations of late Italian designer Gianni Versace's during the Versace Spring/Summer 2018 show at the Milan Fashion Week in Milan, Italy, September 22, 2017. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

Is fashion changing?

Against the backdrop of the 2020 Black Lives Matter protests, and amid a flurry of racist incidents in the fashion industry, the fashion world vowed it would change

FILE -- Rada Akbar, a Kabul-based photojournalist and artist, at her annual art exhibition, in Kabul, Afghanistan, March 13, 2020, called

Women journos targeted in Afghanistan

As the country enters a desperate chapter, insurgents are pressing a deadly campaign to silence the media and keep women home

Sama’ Abdulhadi, a rising star of the global electronic music scene who has become a flashpoint in the debate about Palestinian cultural identity, at her parents' home in Ramallah, West Bank, Feb. 24, 2021. Abdulhadi had permission to film a concert at Nabi Musa, a remote desert mosque, but the set was by stormed people furious at what they saw as an attack on Islam. (Samar Hazboun/The New York Times).

How a young DJ
touched a nerve in
Palestinian society

Sama’ Abdulhadi helped build the Palestinian electronic music scene. Now she is at the centre of a debate about Palestinian cultural identity

The actress Kelly Marie Tran in Los Angeles, Feb 18, 2021. Tran has left the “Star Wars” bullies behind to star as Disney’s first Southeast Asian princess in “Raya and the Last Dragon.” She says, “I’m finally asking for the things I want.” Tracy Nguyen/The New York Times

‘I’m not afraid
anymore’: Tran

The actress has left the 'Star Wars' bullies behind to star as Disney’s first Southeast Asian princess in 'Raya and the Last Dragon'

  • People have put up a sign to mark an uncovered manhole on a footpath that was repaired a few days ago in Dhaka’s Dhanmondi. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People have put up a sign to mark an uncovered manhole on a footpath that was repaired a few days ago in Dhaka’s Dhanmondi. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Tree branches are used to mark an uncovered manhole on a footpath that was repaired a few days ago in Dhaka’s Dhanmondi. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Tree branches are used to mark an uncovered manhole on a footpath that was repaired a few days ago in Dhaka’s Dhanmondi. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Leftist student groups rally outside the National Museum in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Friday, Mar 5, 2021 demanding justice for writer Mushtaq Ahmed, who died in jail, release of activists arrested in political cases and repeal of the Digital Security Case. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Leftist student groups rally outside the National Museum in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Friday, Mar 5, 2021 demanding justice for writer Mushtaq Ahmed, who died in jail, release of activists arrested in political cases and repeal of the Digital Security Case. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Leftist student groups rally outside the National Museum in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Friday, Mar 5, 2021 demanding justice for writer Mushtaq Ahmed, who died in jail, release of activists arrested in political cases and repeal of the Digital Security Case. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Leftist student groups rally outside the National Museum in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Friday, Mar 5, 2021 demanding justice for writer Mushtaq Ahmed, who died in jail, release of activists arrested in political cases and repeal of the Digital Security Case. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Members of Bangladesh Students’ Union demonstrate outside the National Museum in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Friday, Mar 5, 2021 demanding release of their seven leaders, including Private University Unit President Tamzid Haider, who were arrested during protests over the death of writer Mushtaq Ahmed in jail. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Members of Bangladesh Students’ Union demonstrate outside the National Museum in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Friday, Mar 5, 2021 demanding release of their seven leaders, including Private University Unit President Tamzid Haider, who were arrested during protests over the death of writer Mushtaq Ahmed in jail. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Supporters of the Communist Party of Bangladesh or CPB rally outside the National Press Club in Dhaka demanding the release of detained student leaders and the repeal of the Digital Security Act, 2018 on Friday, Mar 5, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Supporters of the Communist Party of Bangladesh or CPB rally outside the National Press Club in Dhaka demanding the release of detained student leaders and the repeal of the Digital Security Act, 2018 on Friday, Mar 5, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Leaders and activists of the Communist Party of Bangladesh or CPB demonstrate on Topkhana Road in Dhaka demanding the release of detained student leaders and the repeal of the Digital Security Act on Friday, Mar 5, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Leaders and activists of the Communist Party of Bangladesh or CPB demonstrate on Topkhana Road in Dhaka demanding the release of detained student leaders and the repeal of the Digital Security Act on Friday, Mar 5, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Ahead of the International Women's Day, several organisations take out rallies from the National Press Club in Dhaka on Friday, Mar 5, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Ahead of the International Women's Day, several organisations take out rallies from the National Press Club in Dhaka on Friday, Mar 5, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Ahead of the International Women's Day, several organisations take out rallies from the National Press Club in Dhaka on Friday, Mar 5, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Ahead of the International Women's Day, several organisations take out rallies from the National Press Club in Dhaka on Friday, Mar 5, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Mosquitoes breed on stagnant water beside the street at Azimpur in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Mosquitoes breed on stagnant water beside the street at Azimpur in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, accompanied by her sister Sheikh Rehana, takes the coronavirus vaccine at the Ganabhaban in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: PMO

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, accompanied by her sister Sheikh Rehana, takes the coronavirus vaccine at the Ganabhaban in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: PMO

  • Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar pays a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the Gananbhaban in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: PMO

    Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar pays a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the Gananbhaban in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: PMO

  • An elderly person getting his COVID-19 vaccine dose at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    An elderly person getting his COVID-19 vaccine dose at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • An elderly person getting his COVID-19 vaccine dose at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    An elderly person getting his COVID-19 vaccine dose at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • An elderly woman waits in a wheelchair for her turn to get COVID-19 vaccine dose at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    An elderly woman waits in a wheelchair for her turn to get COVID-19 vaccine dose at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Maj Gen SM Salahuddin Islam, military secretary to President Md Abdul Hamid, pays his last respects to HT Imam, political adviser to the prime minister, at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Maj Gen SM Salahuddin Islam, military secretary to President Md Abdul Hamid, pays his last respects to HT Imam, political adviser to the prime minister, at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Maj Gen Naquib Ahmed Chowdhury, military secretary to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, places a wreath on the coffin of her political adviser HT Imam at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Maj Gen Naquib Ahmed Chowdhury, military secretary to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, places a wreath on the coffin of her political adviser HT Imam at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • General Secretary Obaidul Quader pays his last respects to HT Imam, political adviser to the prime minister, by placing a wreath on his coffin on behalf of the Awami League at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    General Secretary Obaidul Quader pays his last respects to HT Imam, political adviser to the prime minister, by placing a wreath on his coffin on behalf of the Awami League at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Dhaka South City Mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh pays tributes to HT Imam, political adviser to the prime minister, by placing a wreath on his coffin at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Dhaka South City Mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh pays tributes to HT Imam, political adviser to the prime minister, by placing a wreath on his coffin at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Information Minister Hasan Mahmud pays his last respects to HT Imam, political adviser to the prime minister, at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Information Minister Hasan Mahmud pays his last respects to HT Imam, political adviser to the prime minister, at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Several organisations pay last their respects to HT Imam, political adviser to the prime minister, at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Several organisations pay last their respects to HT Imam, political adviser to the prime minister, at the Central Shaheed Minar premises in Dhaka on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar attends a joint press conference after a meeting with his Bangladeshi counterpart AK Abdul Momen at the state guest house Padma on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar attends a joint press conference after a meeting with his Bangladeshi counterpart AK Abdul Momen at the state guest house Padma on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar attends a joint press conference after a meeting with his Bangladeshi counterpart AK Abdul Momen at the state guest house Padma on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar attends a joint press conference after a meeting with his Bangladeshi counterpart AK Abdul Momen at the state guest house Padma on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen attends a joint press conference after a meeting with his Indian counterpart S Jaishankar at the state guest house Padma on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen attends a joint press conference after a meeting with his Indian counterpart S Jaishankar at the state guest house Padma on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A crop field mosaic of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman has been crafted on a 105-bigha land in Bhobanipur union of Bogura's Sherpur Upazila. The organisers are hoping that it will be included in the Guinness World Records as the 'largest crop field mosaic in the world.' Photo: Ali Ashraf Bhuiyan

    A crop field mosaic of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman has been crafted on a 105-bigha land in Bhobanipur union of Bogura's Sherpur Upazila. The organisers are hoping that it will be included in the Guinness World Records as the 'largest crop field mosaic in the world.' Photo: Ali Ashraf Bhuiyan

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An employee works at a beer production line at Japanese brewer Kirin Holdings' factory in Toride, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan Jul 14, 2017. REUTERS/FILE

Japan's Kirin Holdings on
watch list over Myanmar link

It follows a possible exclusion from its $1.3 trillion sovereign wealth fund over the beverage giant's ties to a business owned by Myanmar's military

Photo: Twitter

20 die in Somalia
car bomb blast

Another 30 are injured in the explosion just outside a restaurant near the port in Somalia's capital Mogadishu

The actress Kelly Marie Tran in Los Angeles, Feb 18, 2021. Tran has left the “Star Wars” bullies behind to star as Disney’s first Southeast Asian princess in “Raya and the Last Dragon.” She says, “I’m finally asking for the things I want.” Tracy Nguyen/The New York Times

‘I’m not afraid
anymore’: Tran

The actress has left the 'Star Wars' bullies behind to star as Disney’s first Southeast Asian princess in 'Raya and the Last Dragon'