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Bangladesh
  • Infection: 1,953,081
  • Recovery: 779----
  • Death: 29,127

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection: 525,039,437
  • Recovery: 3,405,---
  • Death: 6,282,176

Source: Johns Hopkins University

Web3.0, the silent opportunity Bangladesh needs

While most of Web3.0’s hype is around cryptocurrency and crypto assets, the silent opportunity lies in the technology that enables them

The Pentagon logo is seen behind the podium in the briefing room at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, US, Jan 8, 2020. Reuters

No wrongdoing in deadly US air strikes: Pentagon

The military’s inquiry followed a New York Times investigation describing allegations that officials sought to conceal dozens of civilian casualties

File photo — An aerial view of logs at an Enviva wood pellet factory, in Garysburg, NC, Mar 28, 2021. A new proposal would significantly rewrite European Union rules on renewable energy, ending subsidies for biomass like wood pellets. Erin Schaff/The New York Times

Europe rethinks burning wood for electricity

A new proposal would significantly rewrite EU rules on renewable energy, ending subsidies for biomass like wood pellets

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un chairs a Worker's Party meeting on coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak response in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on May 12, 2022. KCNA via REUTERS

China-style COVID lockdowns risk deepening N Korean crisis

As infections spread quickly, outside experts are warning that the country’s desire to mimic Beijing’s playbook could worsen a coming disaster

Urvashi Vaid in an undated photo. Vaid, a lawyer and activist who was a leading figure in the fight for LGBTQ equality for more than four decades, died on Saturday, May 14, 2022, in Manhattan. She was 63. Courtesy of the National LGBTQ Task Force via The New York Times

Legendary LGBTQ activist Urvashi Vaid dies

Over a four-decade career, she profoundly shaped a range of progressive issues, including AIDS advocacy, prison reform and gay rights

Ukrainian refugees walk towards border crossing from Poland to Ukraine, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine, in Medyka, Poland, April 6, 2022. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

Leaders weigh costs of confronting Russia

Top economic officials are gathering this week to discuss how to keep pressure on Vladimir Putin without sinking their economies

Attorney Camille Vasquez embraces her client, actor Johnny Depp, in the courtroom during his defamation case against ex-wife, actor Amber Heard, at Fairfax County Circuit Courthouse in Fairfax, Virginia, US, May 17, 2022. Reuters

Heard’s account of abuse challenged by Depp’s lawyer

During tense cross-examination, Heard was asked why she had not presented medical records to back up her account of key incidents in which she said Depp struck her

Reverse-seared steak in Santa Barbara, Calif, May 2, 2022. Reverse-searing allows thick cuts of steak, such as tri-tip, top round and porterhouse, to cook to an even doneness and develop a charred crust. Food styled by Carrie Purcell. (Andrew Purcell/The New York Times)

How to grill the perfect steak

There should be a perfect ratio of meat to fat — and there should be blood. Without those luscious steak juices, a steak would be merely delicatessen roast beef

Design artists work on their computer terminals at the Start-up Village in Kinfra High Tech Park in the southern Indian city of Kochi Oct 13, 2012. Reuters

Indian startups go from feast to famine

Startup founders said their investors recently told them the days of easy money were over and they must now show a clear path to profitability

  • Vehicles wade through water on the street at Taltola in Sylhet during flash floods. Photo: Akhlas Uddin

    Vehicles wade through water on the street at Taltola in Sylhet during flash floods. Photo: Akhlas Uddin

  • Vehicles wade through water on the street at Taltola in Sylhet during flash floods. Photo: Akhlas Uddin

    Vehicles wade through water on the street at Taltola in Sylhet during flash floods. Photo: Akhlas Uddin

  • Elephants are always kept shackled inside a fenced area at the National Zoo in Dhaka’s Mirpur. Amid the oppressive heat, the shackled elephants outside the shed have no option but to stay in the sunlight. They try to cool themselves off by spraying water on their body from a tank. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Elephants are always kept shackled inside a fenced area at the National Zoo in Dhaka’s Mirpur. Amid the oppressive heat, the shackled elephants outside the shed have no option but to stay in the sunlight. They try to cool themselves off by spraying water on their body from a tank. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Elephants are always kept shackled inside a fenced area at the National Zoo in Dhaka’s Mirpur. Amid the oppressive heat, the shackled elephants outside the shed have no option but to stay in the sunlight. They try to cool themselves off by spraying water on their body from a tank. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Elephants are always kept shackled inside a fenced area at the National Zoo in Dhaka’s Mirpur. Amid the oppressive heat, the shackled elephants outside the shed have no option but to stay in the sunlight. They try to cool themselves off by spraying water on their body from a tank. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Emus drink water at the National Zoo in Dhaka’s Mirpur amid the searing summer heat. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Emus drink water at the National Zoo in Dhaka’s Mirpur amid the searing summer heat. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A worker feeds giraffes at the National Zoo in Dhaka’s Mirpur. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A worker feeds giraffes at the National Zoo in Dhaka’s Mirpur. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A peacock dances, spreading its tail feathers, at the National Zoo in Dhaka’s Mirpur on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A peacock dances, spreading its tail feathers, at the National Zoo in Dhaka’s Mirpur on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Members of the Urdu-Speaking People’s Youth Rehabilitation Movement march carrying Bangladesh’s national flag in Dhaka’s Mirpur-11 demanding citizenship and the right to vote on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Members of the Urdu-Speaking People’s Youth Rehabilitation Movement march carrying Bangladesh’s national flag in Dhaka’s Mirpur-11 demanding citizenship and the right to vote on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A worker with a traditional towel wrapped around his head for protection from sunlight pushes a wheelbarrow in Dhaka's Bangshal amid the sizzling summer heat on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A worker with a traditional towel wrapped around his head for protection from sunlight pushes a wheelbarrow in Dhaka's Bangshal amid the sizzling summer heat on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A sweating rickshaw-puller wipes his face in Dhaka’s Bangshal amid the sizzling summer heat. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A sweating rickshaw-puller wipes his face in Dhaka’s Bangshal amid the sizzling summer heat. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A woman on a rickshaw holds an umbrella to protect her baby from scorching summer sunlight in Dhaka's Bangshal on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A woman on a rickshaw holds an umbrella to protect her baby from scorching summer sunlight in Dhaka's Bangshal on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A rickshaw-puller wipes sweats from his face in Dhaka’s Bangshal amid the sizzling summer heat. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A rickshaw-puller wipes sweats from his face in Dhaka’s Bangshal amid the sizzling summer heat. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A dog takes a dip into the mud of the river Buriganga in Dhaka to beat the summer heat on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A dog takes a dip into the mud of the river Buriganga in Dhaka to beat the summer heat on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People use boats as the streets of Companiganj in Sylhet go under the water due to flash floods after incessant rains.

    People use boats as the streets of Companiganj in Sylhet go under the water due to flash floods after incessant rains.

  • People use boats as the streets of Companiganj in Sylhet go under the water due to flash floods after incessant rains.

    People use boats as the streets of Companiganj in Sylhet go under the water due to flash floods after incessant rains.

  • A student holds a placard during an awareness campaign to control sound pollution in Dhaka’s Gulshan on Tuesday, May 17, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A student holds a placard during an awareness campaign to control sound pollution in Dhaka’s Gulshan on Tuesday, May 17, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Leaflets are distributed among people during an awareness campaign to control sound pollution in Dhaka’s Gulshan on Tuesday, May 17, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Leaflets are distributed among people during an awareness campaign to control sound pollution in Dhaka’s Gulshan on Tuesday, May 17, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A member of Bangladesh Scouts uses a loud-hailer during an awareness campaign to control sound pollution in Dhaka’s Gulshan on Tuesday, May 17, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A member of Bangladesh Scouts uses a loud-hailer during an awareness campaign to control sound pollution in Dhaka’s Gulshan on Tuesday, May 17, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The Department of Environment and Bangladesh Road Transport Authority conduct a mobile court drive to control sound pollution in Dhaka’s Gulshan on Tuesday, May 17, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The Department of Environment and Bangladesh Road Transport Authority conduct a mobile court drive to control sound pollution in Dhaka’s Gulshan on Tuesday, May 17, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Pedestrians are having to maintain caution while walking on Mohakhali’s AK Khandaker Road as internet and satellite connection cables hang dangerously around them. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Pedestrians are having to maintain caution while walking on Mohakhali’s AK Khandaker Road as internet and satellite connection cables hang dangerously around them. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

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Attorney Camille Vasquez embraces her client, actor Johnny Depp, in the courtroom during his defamation case against ex-wife, actor Amber Heard, at Fairfax County Circuit Courthouse in Fairfax, Virginia, US, May 17, 2022. Reuters

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