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Bangladesh
  • Infection:193,590
  • Recovery:105,023
  • Death:2,457

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection:13,323,530
  • Recovery:7,399,310
  • Death:578,628

Source: Johns Hopkins University

The wedding pendulum

Whether we like it or not, the pandemic has made us take a step back in adult marriages and a step forward in child marriages

President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jul 14, 2020. Trump spoke in the Rose Garden for 63 minutes — he spent only six of those minutes answering questions from reporters. Doug Mills/The New York Times

Trump’s falsehoods on virus, police shootings, Biden and China

Speaking in the Rose Garden and in an earlier television interview, the president made incorrect, misleading and exaggerated statements on a wide variety of topics

A sign marks the headquarters of Moderna Inc, which is developing a vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Cambridge, Massachusetts, US, May 18, 2020. REUTERS

First coronavirus vaccine tested in humans shows promise

Experimental coronavirus vaccine made by Moderna provoked a promising immune response against the virus and appeared safe in the first 45 people who received it

Dario Calmese, the first Black photographer to shoot a cover for Vanity Fair. The New York Times

Black photographer making history

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School supplies lie piled up during summer break renovations and installation of social distancing measures at St Joseph's School, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in La Puente, near Los Angeles, California, US, July 14, 2020. REUTERS

US public schools, focus are unsung economic force

Nearly 51 million American kids attend the public elementary, middle and high schools, compared to about six million in private schools

Mourners attend the funeral of late Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon at Seoul City Hall Plaza, in Seoul, South Korea Jul 13, 2020. REUTERS

Seoul to investigate #MeToo accusations against dead mayor

A fact-finding team will have no power to subpoena or indict anyone, but women’s rights activists and the mayor’s accuser cal for an investigation anyway

Maboula Soumahoro in her Paris apartment on June 30, 2020. The New York Times

France experiencing a racial awakening

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Hot dogs at the Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating contest in New York, July 4, 2020. The world’s best hot dog eaters could outeat a grizzly bear or a coyote, but would fall far behind a wolf or a Burmese python, a new study finds. John Taggart/The New York Times

How many hot dogs a person can eat at once

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FILE -- Harvey Weinstein leaves State Supreme Court in Manhattan after the fifth day of jury deliberations in his trial on Friday, Feb 21, 2020. (Anna Watts/The New York Times)

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  • Mohammed Shahed, chairman of Regent Hospital, was airlifted to Dhaka's old airport after he was apprehended by RAB on the Satkhira frontier for his roles in a COVID-19 test scam that roiled Bangladesh’s healthcare sector. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Mohammed Shahed, chairman of Regent Hospital, was airlifted to Dhaka's old airport after he was apprehended by RAB on the Satkhira frontier for his roles in a COVID-19 test scam that roiled Bangladesh’s healthcare sector. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Mohammed Shahed, chairman of Regent Hospital, was airlifted to Dhaka's old airport after he was apprehended by RAB on the Satkhira frontier for his roles in a COVID-19 test scam that roiled Bangladesh’s healthcare sector. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Mohammed Shahed, chairman of Regent Hospital, was airlifted to Dhaka's old airport after he was apprehended by RAB on the Satkhira frontier for his roles in a COVID-19 test scam that roiled Bangladesh’s healthcare sector. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Mohammed Shahed, chairman of Regent Hospital, was airlifted to Dhaka's old airport after he was apprehended by RAB on the Satkhira frontier for his roles in a COVID-19 test scam that roiled Bangladesh’s healthcare sector. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Mohammed Shahed, chairman of Regent Hospital, was airlifted to Dhaka's old airport after he was apprehended by RAB on the Satkhira frontier for his roles in a COVID-19 test scam that roiled Bangladesh’s healthcare sector. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Mohammed Shahed, chairman of Regent Hospital, was airlifted to Dhaka's old airport after he was apprehended by RAB on the Satkhira frontier for his roles in a COVID-19 test scam that roiled Bangladesh’s healthcare sector. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Mohammed Shahed, chairman of Regent Hospital, was airlifted to Dhaka's old airport after he was apprehended by RAB on the Satkhira frontier for his roles in a COVID-19 test scam that roiled Bangladesh’s healthcare sector. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The flood situation worsens in Gaibandha as river water level continue to surge in the district. Flood-affected residents of Gobindapur in Shaghata Upazila are moving their livestock to safety.

    The flood situation worsens in Gaibandha as river water level continue to surge in the district. Flood-affected residents of Gobindapur in Shaghata Upazila are moving their livestock to safety.

  • The Kurigram- Bhurungamari road in Gaibandha is submerged as the Dharala River continued to swell.

    The Kurigram- Bhurungamari road in Gaibandha is submerged as the Dharala River continued to swell.

  • Roads and Highways Department officials place sandbags on Kurigram- Bhurungamari road to prevent flooding as the Dharala River's water level rises.

    Roads and Highways Department officials place sandbags on Kurigram- Bhurungamari road to prevent flooding as the Dharala River's water level rises.

  • Muktijuddho Mancha stages a sit-in protest at Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka, demanding the resignations of Health Minister Zahid Malik and the director-general of the health directorate over the alleged irregularities in the health sector during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Muktijuddho Mancha stages a sit-in protest at Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka, demanding the resignations of Health Minister Zahid Malik and the director-general of the health directorate over the alleged irregularities in the health sector during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Nurul Islam Babul, a freedom fighter and the chairman of Jamuna Group, was accorded a guard of honour after his Namaz-e-Janaza in front of the Jamuna Future Park on Tuesday.

    Nurul Islam Babul, a freedom fighter and the chairman of Jamuna Group, was accorded a guard of honour after his Namaz-e-Janaza in front of the Jamuna Future Park on Tuesday.

  • Nurul Islam Babul, a freedom fighter and the chairman of Jamuna Group, died after being diagnosed with COVID-19. His Namaz-e-Janaza was held in front of the Jamuna Future Park after Asr prayers on Tuesday.

    Nurul Islam Babul, a freedom fighter and the chairman of Jamuna Group, died after being diagnosed with COVID-19. His Namaz-e-Janaza was held in front of the Jamuna Future Park after Asr prayers on Tuesday.

  • Several organisations stage protests in Dhaka demanding the resignation of the health minister and director-general of the health directorate over the alleged irregularities in the health sector during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Several organisations stage protests in Dhaka demanding the resignation of the health minister and director-general of the health directorate over the alleged irregularities in the health sector during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Police obstruct protesters demanding the resignation of health minister and the director-general of the health directorate over the alleged irregularities in the health sector during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Police obstruct protesters demanding the resignation of health minister and the director-general of the health directorate over the alleged irregularities in the health sector during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Police obstruct protesters demanding the resignation of health minister and the director-general of the health directorate over the alleged irregularities in the health sector during the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Police obstruct protesters demanding the resignation of health minister and the director-general of the health directorate over the alleged irregularities in the health sector during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • People gather in front of a TCB truck in Dhaka’s Khamarbari on Tuesday, ignoring physical distancing rules amid the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People gather in front of a TCB truck in Dhaka’s Khamarbari on Tuesday, ignoring physical distancing rules amid the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People gather in front of a TCB truck in Dhaka’s Khamarbari on Tuesday, ignoring physical distancing rules amid the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People gather in front of a TCB truck in Dhaka’s Khamarbari on Tuesday, ignoring physical distancing rules amid the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • An Eid cattle market will be set up in Dhaka’s Kamalapur amid the risks of coronavirus infection. Work on the market's gate is ongoing. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    An Eid cattle market will be set up in Dhaka’s Kamalapur amid the risks of coronavirus infection. Work on the market's gate is ongoing. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Cattle imported from Myanmar by sea are taken to Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar via Shahpari Island ahead of Eid-ul-Azha, the second largest religious festival of Muslims in Bangladesh. Photo: Jashim Mahmud

    Cattle imported from Myanmar by sea are taken to Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar via Shahpari Island ahead of Eid-ul-Azha, the second largest religious festival of Muslims in Bangladesh. Photo: Jashim Mahmud

  • Cattle imported from Myanmar by sea are taken to Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar via Shahpari Island ahead of Eid-ul-Azha, the second largest religious festival of Muslims in Bangladesh. Photo: Jashim Mahmud

    Cattle imported from Myanmar by sea are taken to Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar via Shahpari Island ahead of Eid-ul-Azha, the second largest religious festival of Muslims in Bangladesh. Photo: Jashim Mahmud

  • Cattle imported from Myanmar by sea are taken to Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar via Shahpari Island ahead of Eid-ul-Azha, the second largest religious festival of Muslims in Bangladesh. Photo: Jashim Mahmud

    Cattle imported from Myanmar by sea are taken to Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar via Shahpari Island ahead of Eid-ul-Azha, the second largest religious festival of Muslims in Bangladesh. Photo: Jashim Mahmud

  • The authorities have temporarily banned heavy vehicles from Postogola Bridge on the Buriganga River after it developed cracks when a rescue vessel hit it. But drivers are not showing respect for the restrictions taking advantage of a lack of surveillance. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The authorities have temporarily banned heavy vehicles from Postogola Bridge on the Buriganga River after it developed cracks when a rescue vessel hit it. But drivers are not showing respect for the restrictions taking advantage of a lack of surveillance. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The authorities have temporarily banned heavy vehicles from Postogola Bridge on the Buriganga River after it developed cracks when a rescue vessel hit it. But drivers are not showing respect for the restrictions taking advantage of a lack of surveillance. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The authorities have temporarily banned heavy vehicles from Postogola Bridge on the Buriganga River after it developed cracks when a rescue vessel hit it. But drivers are not showing respect for the restrictions taking advantage of a lack of surveillance. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

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