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Bangladesh
  • Infection: 5,48,549
  • Recovery: 5,00,468
  • Death: 8,435

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection: 115,420,223
  • Recovery: 65,259,575
  • Death: 2,564,151

Source: Johns Hopkins University

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A man crosses a main road as pedestrians carrying food walk along the footpath in central Sydney, Australia. Reuters
Obesity a driving factor
in COVID deaths: study

The global report describes a ‘dramatic’ correlation between countries' COVID-19 death and obesity rates

Have you seen how many Israelis just visited the UAE?

In the middle of a pandemic, over 130,000 Israelis have flown to the UAE since commercial air travel was established in October!

In an undated image provided by Serial 1, an e-bike that is coming this spring from Serial 1, which has a partnership with Harley-Davidson. Electric bikes have gained new currency as car and motorcycle companies like Ducati, Harley-Davidson, Jeep, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche and Yamaha have horned into the market with their own designs. (Serial 1 via The New York Times)

Now making electric bikes: motorcycle companies

Credit the coronavirus pandemic, which has ignited bike sales of all stripes, but none so much as e-bikes

Denis Giles, editor of Indian newspaper Andaman Chronicle, works inside his office in Port Blair, the capital of Andaman and Nicobar archipelago, India, March 1, 2021. REUTERS

SOS call to local paper saves 81 Rohingya at sea

Denis Giles received a phone with someone pleading him to spread the word of dozens of Rohingya fleeing Bangladesh for Malaysia aboard a crippled fishing boat

Sakae Kato plays with cats that he rescued, called Mokkun and Charm, who are both infected with feline leukemia virus, at his home, in a restricted zone in Namie, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan, February 20, 2021. REUTERS

The man who saves forgotten cats

The 57-year-old  says his decision to stay as 160,000 other people evacuated the area was spurred in part by the shock of finding dead pets in abandoned houses he helped demolish

Malaysian artist Wani Ardy poses for a picture after an interview with Reuters, in Shah Alam, Malaysia Mar 2, 2021. REUTERS

Malaysian artist
sparks conversation
on sexual health

Cultural barriers and taboos surrounding sexual health in Malaysia often leave women with MRKH feeling ashamed or unwilling to seek support or treatment, Wani says

A government hospital worker handes the Covaxin vaccine in Pune, India, on Jan 15, 2021, before the country’s vaccine rollout. An Indian drug company said late Wednesday, March 3, 2021, that initial results from clinical trials involving nearly 26,000 subjects showed that a homegrown Indian vaccine was both safe and effective. The company, Bharat Biotech, said that its Covaxin vaccine had an initial efficacy rate of 81 percent. (Atul Loke/The New York Times)

After India jabs millions, its vaccine shows potency

The company, Bharat Biotech says that its Covaxin vaccine has an initial efficacy rate of 81 percent

Walmart pharmacist Carmine Pascarella administers a Moderna coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine for local resident Geoff Corakhill inside a Walmart department store as Walmart and other major US pharmacies take part in the Federal Retail Pharmacy Programme, to increase vaccinations in the US in West Haven, Connecticut, US, Feb 17, 2021. REUTERS

Delayed skin
reactions reported
to a COVID vaccine

Doctors are reporting additional, minor symptoms that appear several days after people have received their shots

BBC headquarters in London, REUTERS

BBC apologises for interview with Booker impostor

It starts an investigation after airing an interview with a man who posed as Sen Cory Booker of New Jersey

A riot police officer fires a rubber bullet toward protesters during a protest against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar, Feb 28, 2021. REUTERS

19 Myanmar police cross into India, seeking refuge

India shares a 1,643-kilometre land border with Myanmar, where at least 54 people have been killed since a Feb 1 coup

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

Representational Image: People enjoy Muriwai Beach in the wake of New Zealand easing strict regulations implemented to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) near Auckland, New Zealand, April 28, 2020. Reuters

Tsunami warnings as quakes strike off New Zealand

Evacuation orders are issued for residents in some areas on the east coast on the North Island as a third earthquake strikes

The singer-songwriter Andra Day in Los Angeles, Feb 6, 2021. The New York Times

24 hours with Andra Day

At home in Los Angeles, the star of “United States vs Billie Holiday” finds inspiration in African music and the autobiography of Assata Shakur