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Bangladesh
  • Infection: 44,608
  • Recovery: 9,375
  • Death: 610

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection:59,52,145
  • Recovery:25,15,675
  • Death:3,65,437

Source: Johns Hopkins University

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A private jet descends before landing at the Pulkovo Airport, in Saint Petersburg, Russia, on March 6. REUTERS
Wealthy flyers worried about virus turn to private jets

For years, jet service providers have ferried corporate executives and wealthy leisure travellers. Now, those companies are scrambling to meet rising demand from people worried about getting on a commercial flight

White women, instruments of terror

Anti-black white terrorists use the defence of white women and white purity as a way to wrap violence in valour

A photo provided by Nancy Weingartner Monroe, Ruhel Islam outside Gandhi Mahal Restaurant in Minneapolis, near the police precinct that burned in protests to the death of George Floyd. (Nancy Weingartner Monroe via The New York Times)

Bangladeshi family backs Minneapolis protest

The family lost their business in the uproar over the death of a black man

FILE PHOTO: Small bottles labeled with a

Infection rate may shift
toward younger ages

The following is a brief roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19

Temperature checks and desk shields: CDC suggests big changes to offices

Inside the office, desks should be 6 feet apart. If that isn’t possible, employers should consider erecting plastic shields around desks.

Protesters holding banners in support of Hong Kong pro-democracy demonstrators attend a rally against the Chinese government’s newly announced national security legislation for Hong Kong, at Taipei main train station in Taiwan May 23, 2020. REUTERS

Taiwan decriminalises adultery

The landmark ruling aims at upholding personal rights and privacy, scrapping a law that activists say  discriminated against women

‘Rambo’ tightened grip
on American psyche

His original stint as John Rambo, “First Blood,” opened in 1982 and was a more sizable hit than you’d expect for a movie about a Vietnam vet facing all kinds of persecution on American soil

A rendering of Guangzhou Evergrande’s new 100,000-seat football stadium in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, China is seen in this handout provided to Reuters on April 22, 2020. Evergrande Group/Handout via Reuters.

New challenges for stadium designers

Conflicting because stadium designers usually aim to keep people together rather than apart

FILE -- Pedestrians in Moscow on April 10, 2020. As Russia fights the coronavirus, the authorities have moved against even one-person public protests. (Sergey Ponomarev/The New York Times)

Russians are angry over handling of the pandemic

However, Putin’s foes struggle to seize the moment

President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, May 28, 2020. On Thursday, Trump issued an executive order threatening to narrow legal protections for social platforms that censor speech for ideological reasons, and sent his followers after an individual Twitter employee he accused, wrongly, of censoring him. (Doug Mills/The New York Times)

The president versus the mods

Trump’s taking aim at Twitter for fact-checking his tweets is part of a long tradition upheld by aggrieved internet trolls. The stakes are high

  • The Buriganga River is set to lose its serenity as vessels anchored at the Sadarghat port will be on the move again from Sunday as a nationwide lockdown over the coroavirus outbreak comes to an end. Photo: Muhammad Mostafigur Rahman

    The Buriganga River is set to lose its serenity as vessels anchored at the Sadarghat port will be on the move again from Sunday as a nationwide lockdown over the coroavirus outbreak comes to an end. Photo: Muhammad Mostafigur Rahman

  • The Buriganga River is set to lose its serenity as vessels anchored at the Sadarghat port will be on the move again from Sunday as a nationwide lockdown over the coroavirus outbreak comes to an end. Photo: Muhammad Mostafigur Rahman

    The Buriganga River is set to lose its serenity as vessels anchored at the Sadarghat port will be on the move again from Sunday as a nationwide lockdown over the coroavirus outbreak comes to an end. Photo: Muhammad Mostafigur Rahman

  • The Buriganga River is set to lose its serenity as vessels anchored at the Sadarghat port will be on the move again from Sunday as a nationwide lockdown over the coroavirus outbreak comes to an end. Photo: Muhammad Mostafigur Rahman

    The Buriganga River is set to lose its serenity as vessels anchored at the Sadarghat port will be on the move again from Sunday as a nationwide lockdown over the coroavirus outbreak comes to an end. Photo: Muhammad Mostafigur Rahman

  • Rows of parked rickshaws fill up a garage in Dhaka's Mirpur during a nationwide shutdown of public transport system that is set to end after more than two months amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Muhammad Mostafigur Rahman

    Rows of parked rickshaws fill up a garage in Dhaka's Mirpur during a nationwide shutdown of public transport system that is set to end after more than two months amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Muhammad Mostafigur Rahman

  • Rows of parked rickshaws fill up a garage in Dhaka's Mirpur during a nationwide shutdown of public transport system that is set to end after more than two months amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Muhammad Mostafigur Rahmanv

    Rows of parked rickshaws fill up a garage in Dhaka's Mirpur during a nationwide shutdown of public transport system that is set to end after more than two months amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Muhammad Mostafigur Rahmanv

  • A boatman travelling on the deserted Buriganga river in Dhaka during the coronavirus lockdown amid rains on Friday. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    A boatman travelling on the deserted Buriganga river in Dhaka during the coronavirus lockdown amid rains on Friday. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • A boatman travelling on the deserted Buriganga river in Dhaka during the coronavirus lockdown amid rains on Friday. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    A boatman travelling on the deserted Buriganga river in Dhaka during the coronavirus lockdown amid rains on Friday. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • Passengers crammed into a boat on the Buriganga river on Friday despite government orders to ensure physical distancing to limit the spread of coronavirus infection. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    Passengers crammed into a boat on the Buriganga river on Friday despite government orders to ensure physical distancing to limit the spread of coronavirus infection. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • The factories on the banks of the Turag river are closed during the coronavirus-driven lockdown, leading to a drop in pollution and helping the water return to normal after days of showers. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The factories on the banks of the Turag river are closed during the coronavirus-driven lockdown, leading to a drop in pollution and helping the water return to normal after days of showers. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The factories on the banks of the Turag river are closed during the coronavirus-driven lockdown, leading to a drop in pollution and helping the water return to normal after days of showers. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The factories on the banks of the Turag river are closed during the coronavirus-driven lockdown, leading to a drop in pollution and helping the water return to normal after days of showers. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Children enjoying a Charki ride at Diabari in Dhaka’s Uttara amid lockdown designed to curb the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Children enjoying a Charki ride at Diabari in Dhaka’s Uttara amid lockdown designed to curb the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A child flying a kite in the sky at Diabari in Dhaka’s Uttara amid the lockdown designed to curb the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A child flying a kite in the sky at Diabari in Dhaka’s Uttara amid the lockdown designed to curb the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Eid holidaymakers took a boat ride on Diabari lake in Dhaka’s Uttara amid the lockdown designed to curb the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Eid holidaymakers took a boat ride on Diabari lake in Dhaka’s Uttara amid the lockdown designed to curb the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Children taking a ride in a merry go round, locally known as Nagardola, at Diabari in Dhaka’s Uttara. Eid holidaymakers gathered here this year as recreation centres in the city are closed due to lockdown designed to curb the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Children taking a ride in a merry go round, locally known as Nagardola, at Diabari in Dhaka’s Uttara. Eid holidaymakers gathered here this year as recreation centres in the city are closed due to lockdown designed to curb the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Transport workers began preparing buses at Gabtoli Terminal in Dhaka on Thursday as bus, launch and train services are set to resume on May 31 after more than two months of shutdown due to the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Transport workers began preparing buses at Gabtoli Terminal in Dhaka on Thursday as bus, launch and train services are set to resume on May 31 after more than two months of shutdown due to the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Transport workers began preparing buses at Gabtoli Terminal in Dhaka on Thursday as bus, launch and train services are set to resume on May 31 after more than two months of shutdown due to the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Transport workers began preparing buses at Gabtoli Terminal in Dhaka on Thursday as bus, launch and train services are set to resume on May 31 after more than two months of shutdown due to the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Transport workers began returning to Gabtoli Bus Terminal in Dhaka on Thursday as bus, launch and train services are set to resume on May 31 after more than two months of shutdown due to the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Transport workers began returning to Gabtoli Bus Terminal in Dhaka on Thursday as bus, launch and train services are set to resume on May 31 after more than two months of shutdown due to the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

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New Market prepares to reopen

Several restrictions will be put in place to maintain social distancing and hygiene rules

People wait in a line to board a train that will take them to their home state of Uttar Pradesh, during an extended lockdown to slow the spreading of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Mumbai, India, May 26, 2020. REUTERS

India posts record jump in virus cases

Modi says 'long battle' ahead against the coronavirus after 7,964 new cases reported on Saturday

‘Rambo’ tightened grip
on American psyche

His original stint as John Rambo, “First Blood,” opened in 1982 and was a more sizable hit than you’d expect for a movie about a Vietnam vet facing all kinds of persecution on American soil