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Bangladesh
  • Infection: 533,444
  • Recovery: 477,935
  • Death: 8,072

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection: 100,755,075
  • Recovery: 55,712,392
  • Death: 2,173,938

Source: Johns Hopkins University

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Bangabandhu’s ideology as
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Bangabandhu meant that that religion should not be used as a political instrument, said Sen

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Do too little, and you probably won’t get a second chance; do too much, and the Fed can easily contain any pickup in inflation

John Kerry speaks at an event in Wilmington, Del, Nov 24, 2020, where he was introduced by then President-elect Joe Biden as his choice to be global envoy for climate change. Serious efforts to address global warming might mean big changes for America’s trade, foreign relations and even defense strategy. (Anna Moneymaker/The New York Times)

How Biden’s climate ambitions could shift America’s global footprint

Foreign policy experts say that the Biden administration’s efforts must extend far beyond rejoining the Paris Agreement

Salisbury Cathedral functions as a COVID-19 vaccination site in Salisbury, England on Jan 23 2021. The New York Times

EU and UK fight over scarce vaccines

The EU threatened this week to tighten rules on the shipment of Belgian-made shots to Britain, while British lawmakers have accused them of a blackmail campaign

US President Donald Trump gestures as he and first lady Melania Trump depart the White House to board Marine One ahead of the inauguration of president-elect Joe Biden, in Washington, US, January 20, 2021. REUTERS

Why Trump's post-presidency perks are safe for the rest of his life

Under a relatively obscure law, the Former Presidents Act, Trump will retain perks including a pension, office space and security detail even if he is convicted

Harvey Weinstein departs New York Criminal Court following another day of jury deliberations in his sexual assault trial in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, US, Feb 21, 2020. REUTERS

Harvey Weinstein accusers agree to $17m settlement

Some 40 women will participate in the bankruptcy court agreement, though others who have sued and accused him of sexual abuse have objected to the terms

Workers at the grain market in the Indian city of Khanna, India, on June 27, 2020. The market is the largest in Asia. (Karan Deep Singh/The New York Times)

India’s farmer protests explained

Many of the protesting farmers are members of the Sikh religious minority and come from the states of Punjab and Haryana

Leonardo da Vinci's

Mona Lisa is alone
but still smiling

With the Louvre closed because of the pandemic, museum officials are pushing ahead on a grand restoration and cleanup

FILE PHOTO: The Instagram application is seen on a phone screen August 3, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas White

Is there a secret to success on Instagram?

It depends on what you mean by ‘secret,’ and also ‘success’

A collection of Holocaust survivor Leah Nebenzahl's family photographs are seen on a table during her interview with Reuters in Jerusalem January 25, 2021.  REUTERS

For one survivor, Holocaust memories live on only in faded photos

On Wednesday, Holocaust survivors mark the 76th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp by Soviet troops

  • Runu Veronica Costa, a nurse of the Kurmitola General Hospital in Dhaka, received the first COVID-19 vaccine shot in Bangladesh as part of the country’s mass immunisation campaign on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021.

    Runu Veronica Costa, a nurse of the Kurmitola General Hospital in Dhaka, received the first COVID-19 vaccine shot in Bangladesh as part of the country’s mass immunisation campaign on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021.

  • ‘Joy Bangla!' exclaimed Runu Veronica Costa, a nurse of the Kurmitola General Hospital in Dhaka, after receiving the first COVID-19 vaccine shot in Bangladesh as part of the country’s mass immunisation campaign on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021. Photo: PMO

    ‘Joy Bangla!' exclaimed Runu Veronica Costa, a nurse of the Kurmitola General Hospital in Dhaka, after receiving the first COVID-19 vaccine shot in Bangladesh as part of the country’s mass immunisation campaign on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021. Photo: PMO

  • Brigadier General M Imran Hamid of Bangladesh Army was among the first five people to receive the coronavirus vaccine in Dhaka’s Kurmitola General Hospital on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021. Photo: PMO

    Brigadier General M Imran Hamid of Bangladesh Army was among the first five people to receive the coronavirus vaccine in Dhaka’s Kurmitola General Hospital on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021. Photo: PMO

  • Md Didarul Islam, a member of traffic police’s Motijheel unit, was given a dose of the coronavirus vaccine at the inauguration of the vaccination drive in Dhaka’s Kurmitola General Hospital on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021. Photo: PMO

    Md Didarul Islam, a member of traffic police’s Motijheel unit, was given a dose of the coronavirus vaccine at the inauguration of the vaccination drive in Dhaka’s Kurmitola General Hospital on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021. Photo: PMO

  • Dr Nasima Sultana, an additional director general of health services, was among the first five people to receive the coronavirus vaccine in Dhaka’s Kurmitola General Hospital on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021. Photo: PMO

    Dr Nasima Sultana, an additional director general of health services, was among the first five people to receive the coronavirus vaccine in Dhaka’s Kurmitola General Hospital on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021. Photo: PMO

  • Dr Ahmed Lutful Moben receives a dose of the coronavirus vaccine at the inauguration of the vaccination drive in Dhaka’s Kurmitola General Hospital on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021. Photo: PMO

    Dr Ahmed Lutful Moben receives a dose of the coronavirus vaccine at the inauguration of the vaccination drive in Dhaka’s Kurmitola General Hospital on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021. Photo: PMO

  • Health Minister Zahid Maleque briefing the media after the inauguration of the coronavirus vaccine drive in Dhaka’s Kurmitola General Hospital on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Health Minister Zahid Maleque briefing the media after the inauguration of the coronavirus vaccine drive in Dhaka’s Kurmitola General Hospital on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A health worker holds a vial of the coronavirus vaccine at the inauguration of the immunisation drive in Dhaka’s Kurmitola General Hospital on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A health worker holds a vial of the coronavirus vaccine at the inauguration of the immunisation drive in Dhaka’s Kurmitola General Hospital on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Bangladesh is using COVISHIELD, the vaccine developed by the UK’s University of Oxford and British-Swedish drug maker AstraZeneca, imported from the Serum Institute of India in the inoculation campaign. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Bangladesh is using COVISHIELD, the vaccine developed by the UK’s University of Oxford and British-Swedish drug maker AstraZeneca, imported from the Serum Institute of India in the inoculation campaign. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A health worker prepares a dose of the coronavirus vaccine at the inauguration of the immunisation drive in Dhaka’s Kurmitola General Hospital on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A health worker prepares a dose of the coronavirus vaccine at the inauguration of the immunisation drive in Dhaka’s Kurmitola General Hospital on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Residents of the port city are voting to elect a new leadership of the Chittagong City Corporation amid concerns over the coronavirus epidemic and election-related violence. Photo: Suman Babu

    Residents of the port city are voting to elect a new leadership of the Chittagong City Corporation amid concerns over the coronavirus epidemic and election-related violence. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Residents of the port city are voting to elect a new leadership of the Chittagong City Corporation amid concerns over the coronavirus epidemic and election-related violence. Photo: Suman Babu

    Residents of the port city are voting to elect a new leadership of the Chittagong City Corporation amid concerns over the coronavirus epidemic and election-related violence. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Violence erupts outside the USEP School voting centre in the port city's Ambagan area during the Chittagong City Corporation election on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021.

    Violence erupts outside the USEP School voting centre in the port city's Ambagan area during the Chittagong City Corporation election on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021.

  • The mother of Md Alauddin Alam, who was shot dead outside a voting centre during the Chattogram city polls, is overcome with grief upon learning about her son's death, Jan 27, 2021.

    The mother of Md Alauddin Alam, who was shot dead outside a voting centre during the Chattogram city polls, is overcome with grief upon learning about her son's death, Jan 27, 2021.

  • Family members grieve the death of Md Alauddin Alam, who was shot dead outside a voting centre in the port city's Ambagan during the Chattogram city polls on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021.

    Family members grieve the death of Md Alauddin Alam, who was shot dead outside a voting centre in the port city's Ambagan during the Chattogram city polls on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021.

  • Rezaul Karim Chowdhury, the Awami League's mayoral candidate in the Chattogram City Corporation election, comes out after casting his ballot at the port city's Bahaddarhat Ekhlashur Rahman Government Primary School on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021.

    Rezaul Karim Chowdhury, the Awami League's mayoral candidate in the Chattogram City Corporation election, comes out after casting his ballot at the port city's Bahaddarhat Ekhlashur Rahman Government Primary School on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021.

  • Dr Shahadat Hossain, the BNP's mayoral candidate in the Chattogram City Corporation election, casts his ballot at the Teachers Training College voting centre in West Bakalia's Ward No. 17 on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021.

    Dr Shahadat Hossain, the BNP's mayoral candidate in the Chattogram City Corporation election, casts his ballot at the Teachers Training College voting centre in West Bakalia's Ward No. 17 on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021.

  • Tensions are running high after clashes erupted between supporters of the Awami League, BNP and rebel councilor candidates in the port city's Lalkhan Bazar ward on the morning of Chattogram City Corporation polls, Jan 27, 2021.

    Tensions are running high after clashes erupted between supporters of the Awami League, BNP and rebel councilor candidates in the port city's Lalkhan Bazar ward on the morning of Chattogram City Corporation polls, Jan 27, 2021.

  • The scene at the port city's Lalkhan Bazar Ward following clashes between supporters of the Awami League, BNP and a rebel councillor candidate amid the Chattogram city polls on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021.

    The scene at the port city's Lalkhan Bazar Ward following clashes between supporters of the Awami League, BNP and a rebel councillor candidate amid the Chattogram city polls on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021.

  • The scene at the port city's Lalkhan Bazar Ward following clashes between supporters of the Awami League, BNP and a rebel councillor candidate amid the Chattogram city polls on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021.

    The scene at the port city's Lalkhan Bazar Ward following clashes between supporters of the Awami League, BNP and a rebel councillor candidate amid the Chattogram city polls on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021.

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A GameStop is pictured amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, US, January 27, 2021. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

GameStop, other retail
darlings dented

It comes after the moderators of a stock trading forum temporarily closed its doors

Security fencing topped with razor wire surrounds the Capitol in Washington on Wednesday, Jan 27, 2021. The New York Times

Extremists emboldened by Capitol attack pose rising threat

US will face heightened threats from violent extremists emboldened by the assault on the Capitol for weeks, according to a rare national terrorism warning released

Leonardo da Vinci's

Mona Lisa is alone
but still smiling

With the Louvre closed because of the pandemic, museum officials are pushing ahead on a grand restoration and cleanup