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Bangladesh
  • Infection: 1,540,110
  • Recovery: 779----
  • Death: 27,147

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection: 227,118,472
  • Recovery: 3,405,---
  • Death: 4,671,547

Source: Johns Hopkins University

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People cut a 71-kilogram cake to celebrate Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 71st birthday at an event in Ahmedabad, India, Sept 17, 2021. REUTERS/Amit Dave
India breaks own COVID vaccination record

The nation administers over 20 million vaccine doses in a single day as states organise a special inoculation drive on the occasion of Modi's birthday

AUKUS is a threat to global order

US nuclear sub pact with UK and Australia as a way of deterring China is a reminder of Western diplomacy in the Cold War

People hold Hezbollah and Iranian flags near cars as a convoy of tanker trucks carrying Iranian fuel oil drive in Baalbeck, Lebanon September 16, 2021. REUTERS

Hezbollah steps in where Lebanon has failed

With Lebanon suffering one of the worst economic collapses in modern history, Hezbollah portrayed itself as a national saviour

In an image provided by the US State Department, Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahraoui. US State Department via The New York Times

Death of jihadi is latest blow for militants in Greater Sahara

Experts say France’s killing of al-Sahraoui is a big blow to the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara, but caution against declaring victory

Children, who do not have access to internet facilities and gadgets, use laptops in an open-air class outside a house with the walls converted into black boards following the closure of their schools due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at Joba Attpara village in Paschim Bardhaman district in the eastern state of West Bengal, India, September 13, 2021. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Teacher turns walls into blackboards in Indian village

Deep Narayan Nayak, 34, is trying to close the gap in learning brought on by prolonged school shutdowns in the country

In an image provided by SpaceX, Hayley Arceneaux, Inspiration4’s medical officer, a cancer survivor and the first person in space with a major prosthetic. The Inspiration4 mission, which launched on Wednesday, Sept 15, 2021, shows how medical researchers can benefit from the new commercial space travel. (John Kraus/Inspiration4 via The New York Times)

Who gets sick in space?
Orbital tourists may offer clues

Commercial spaceflight brings a more diverse cross section of humanity beyond Earth, helping medical researchers collect data

Soviet-era military hardware in a memorial park in Murmansk, Russia, Aug 25, 2021. Ahead of Russia’s parliamentary election this weekend, President Vladimir Putin’s rule has reached a new apogee of authoritarianism, coated in a patina of comfortable stability. Sergey Ponomarev/The New York Times

How the Kremlin ‘manages’ democracy

The Russian authorities have used a variety of deceitful tactics to try to manufacture a big victory in elections this weekend. Here’s how they do it

George and Joan Babish outside their flood-damaged home in South Plainfield, NJ, on Sept 9, 2021. The remnants of Hurricane Ida filled their basement with four feet of water, ruing a newly-purchased furnace. Bryan Anselm/The New York Times

‘I just let the water take me’

Devastation from Hurricane Ida’s remnants stretch deep into New Jersey, forcing residents and officials to address 'a new reality'

Georgian legend Nona Gaprindashvili. Photo taken from a tweet of International Chess Fedaration.

Chess pioneer sues Netflix over 'The Queen's Gambit'

Nona Gaprindashvili, a history-making chess champion, says she was slighted after a line in the series mentioned her by name and said she had “never faced men”

Yohani: grateful for success, eager for more

The singer of viral Sinhalese sensation ‘Manike Mage Hite’ is not resting on her laurels, but pushing forward with her upcoming album

  • The court grants police three days to question in custody Mohammad Rassel, managing director of Evaly, in a case involving charges of fraud on Friday, Sept 17, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The court grants police three days to question in custody Mohammad Rassel, managing director of Evaly, in a case involving charges of fraud on Friday, Sept 17, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The court grants police three days to question Evaly Chairman Shamima Nasrin in custody in a case involving charges of fraud on Friday, Sept 17, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The court grants police three days to question Evaly Chairman Shamima Nasrin in custody in a case involving charges of fraud on Friday, Sept 17, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A group of Evaly customers demonstrate demanding the release of its Managing Director Mohammad Rassel and Chairman Shamima Nasrin in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Friday, Sept 17, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A group of Evaly customers demonstrate demanding the release of its Managing Director Mohammad Rassel and Chairman Shamima Nasrin in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Friday, Sept 17, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A group of Evaly customers demonstrate demanding the release of its Managing Director Mohammad Rassel and Chairman Shamima Nasrin in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Friday, Sept 17, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A group of Evaly customers demonstrate demanding the release of its Managing Director Mohammad Rassel and Chairman Shamima Nasrin in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Friday, Sept 17, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Police arrest an unidentified man for raising slogans demanding the release of Evaly Managing Director Mohammad Rassel and Chairman Shamima Nasrin after the law enforcers took them to the court in a case over embezzlement on Friday, Sept 17, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Police arrest an unidentified man for raising slogans demanding the release of Evaly Managing Director Mohammad Rassel and Chairman Shamima Nasrin after the law enforcers took them to the court in a case over embezzlement on Friday, Sept 17, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Bangladesh Students’ Union leaders and activists join a rally at Dhaka University in procession to mark Education Day on Friday, Sept 17, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Bangladesh Students’ Union leaders and activists join a rally at Dhaka University in procession to mark Education Day on Friday, Sept 17, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Bangladesh Students’ Union leaders and activists join a rally at Dhaka University in procession to mark Education Day on Friday, Sept 17, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Bangladesh Students’ Union leaders and activists join a rally at Dhaka University in procession to mark Education Day on Friday, Sept 17, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Dhaka Mahanagar Natyamacha loses its beauty with parts covered with garbage. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Dhaka Mahanagar Natyamacha loses its beauty with parts covered with garbage. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Gas cylinders are kept at one corner of Dhaka mahanagar Natyamancha. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Gas cylinders are kept at one corner of Dhaka mahanagar Natyamancha. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Rickshaws are kept at one corner of Dhaka Mahanagar Natyamancha after breakdown. Shops are set up at another portion. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Rickshaws are kept at one corner of Dhaka Mahanagar Natyamancha after breakdown. Shops are set up at another portion. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Homeless people sleep at the gate of Kazi Bashir Auditorium of Mahanagar Natyamancha in Dhaka’s Gulistan. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Homeless people sleep at the gate of Kazi Bashir Auditorium of Mahanagar Natyamancha in Dhaka’s Gulistan. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Homeless people hang their clothes for drying at Kazi Bashir Auditorium of Mahanagar Natyamancha in Dhaka’s Gulistan. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Homeless people hang their clothes for drying at Kazi Bashir Auditorium of Mahanagar Natyamancha in Dhaka’s Gulistan. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina waves to the cabinet members and diplomats at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport as she leaves Dhaka to attend the UN General Assembly, Sept 17, 2021. Photo: PID

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina waves to the cabinet members and diplomats at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport as she leaves Dhaka to attend the UN General Assembly, Sept 17, 2021. Photo: PID

  • Cabinet members and diplomats bid farewell to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport as she leaves Dhaka to attend the UN General Assembly, Sept 17, 2021. Photo: PID

    Cabinet members and diplomats bid farewell to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport as she leaves Dhaka to attend the UN General Assembly, Sept 17, 2021. Photo: PID

  • The Chhatra Union planted a Radhachura tree, or peltophorum pterocarpum tree, near Dhaka University’s Arts Building on Thursday, Sept 16, 2021 to protest the felling of a Krishnachura tree at the same location. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    The Chhatra Union planted a Radhachura tree, or peltophorum pterocarpum tree, near Dhaka University’s Arts Building on Thursday, Sept 16, 2021 to protest the felling of a Krishnachura tree at the same location. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • A group of citizens organise an exhibition of memorabilia from dengue survivors and people who died from the mosquito-borne disease outside High Court in Dhaka on Thursday, Sept 16, 2021 demanding preservation of the city museum Nagar Jadughar. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A group of citizens organise an exhibition of memorabilia from dengue survivors and people who died from the mosquito-borne disease outside High Court in Dhaka on Thursday, Sept 16, 2021 demanding preservation of the city museum Nagar Jadughar. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A group of citizens organise an exhibition of memorabilia from dengue survivors and people who died from the mosquito-borne disease outside High Court in Dhaka on Thursday, Sept 16, 2021 demanding preservation of the city museum Nagar Jadughar. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A group of citizens organise an exhibition of memorabilia from dengue survivors and people who died from the mosquito-borne disease outside High Court in Dhaka on Thursday, Sept 16, 2021 demanding preservation of the city museum Nagar Jadughar. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The banks of the Padma continue to erode in Azimnagar Union in Manikganj’s Harirampur Upazila, leaving residents to scurry to a safer place before the river devours them. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The banks of the Padma continue to erode in Azimnagar Union in Manikganj’s Harirampur Upazila, leaving residents to scurry to a safer place before the river devours them. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Azimnagar Union in Manikganj’s Harirampur Upazila is facing the risks of an overflowing Padma as the river erodes its banks at the end of monsoon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Azimnagar Union in Manikganj’s Harirampur Upazila is facing the risks of an overflowing Padma as the river erodes its banks at the end of monsoon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The residents of Azimnagar Union's Hatighata area in Manikganj’s Harirampur Upazila are leaving their homes to move to safer grounds as the erosion of the Padma's banks worsens. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The residents of Azimnagar Union's Hatighata area in Manikganj’s Harirampur Upazila are leaving their homes to move to safer grounds as the erosion of the Padma's banks worsens. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A large area of Azimnagar Union in Manikganj’s Harirampur Upazila is under threat due to the erosion of the Padma River. Aside from moving away from the Padma's banks, residents are also cutting down trees to protect themselves from an overflowing river. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A large area of Azimnagar Union in Manikganj’s Harirampur Upazila is under threat due to the erosion of the Padma River. Aside from moving away from the Padma's banks, residents are also cutting down trees to protect themselves from an overflowing river. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A piece of land in Azimnagar Union’s Hatighata area lies abandoned after the family which occupied it moved their house to a safer place as the erosion of the Padma River worsens. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A piece of land in Azimnagar Union’s Hatighata area lies abandoned after the family which occupied it moved their house to a safer place as the erosion of the Padma River worsens. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A family in the Hatighata area of Manikganj’s Harirampur Upazila has found temporary shelter on an empty of piece land after its previous moved their homes away from the banks of the Padma as the erosion of the river's banks worsens. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A family in the Hatighata area of Manikganj’s Harirampur Upazila has found temporary shelter on an empty of piece land after its previous moved their homes away from the banks of the Padma as the erosion of the river's banks worsens. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A service company has dug out a section in the middle of DIT Road in the Chowdhurypara area of Dhaka’s Malibagh for renovation work, causing traffic congestion in the area, as seen in this photo taken on Thursday, September 16, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    A service company has dug out a section in the middle of DIT Road in the Chowdhurypara area of Dhaka’s Malibagh for renovation work, causing traffic congestion in the area, as seen in this photo taken on Thursday, September 16, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Farmers from near Dhaka bring their produce to the Shipahibag Bazar in the Khilgaon area on Thursday, September 16, 2021. They come to sell their vegetables at the bazar every day. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Farmers from near Dhaka bring their produce to the Shipahibag Bazar in the Khilgaon area on Thursday, September 16, 2021. They come to sell their vegetables at the bazar every day. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

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The Amazon logo is seen outside its JFK8 distribution centre in Staten Island, New York, U.S. November 25, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid./File Photo

Banks beware, Amazon and Walmart are cracking the code for finance

So-called embedded finance - a fancy term for companies integrating software to offer financial services - means Amazon can let customers "buy now pay later" when they check out

Afghan boys read the Koran in a madrasa, or religious school, during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in Kabul, Afghanistan April 18, 2021. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

Afghan boys' schools to reopen

But the new Taliban ministry of education gives no indication of when girls might be able to go back to their classes

Georgian legend Nona Gaprindashvili. Photo taken from a tweet of International Chess Fedaration.

Chess pioneer sues Netflix
over 'The Queen's Gambit'

Nona Gaprindashvili, a history-making chess champion, says she was slighted after a line in the series mentioned her by name and said she had “never faced men”