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Bangladesh
  • Infection: 1,566,296
  • Recovery: 779----
  • Death: 27,785

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection: 241,529,036
  • Recovery: 3,405,---
  • Death: 4,912,666

Source: Johns Hopkins University

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A Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company plant in Tainan, Taiwan, on Sept 18, 2020. The New York Times
China’s bullying is becoming a danger to the world and itself

West wanted to see China succeed, thinking despite its brutal authoritarian political structure, China was on a path to an open economy and society, writes Thomas L Friedman

When a miscarriage is manslaughter

A medical examiner cited her drug use as one of several ‘conditions contributing’ to the miscarriage. A jury finds her guilty of manslaughter

Protesters rally against police misconduct march in New York on June 6, 2020. The New York Times

Racism is declared a public health crisis in New York City

The New York City Board of Health passed a resolution that directed the health department to take steps to ensure a “racially just recovery” from the coronavirus pandemic

A worker rides a bicycle at the Bharat Petroleum Corporation refinery in Mumbai, April 24, 2008. REUTERS

India plans refiners' joint oil deals

The country is forming a group that brings together state-run and private refiners to seek better deals to cut the import bill

Using solar energy provides a more affordable way for rural communities to support water points.

Solar water pumps quench thirsty Kenyan farms

The World Bank has helped set up more than a dozen off-grid solar projects around Kenya. The solar pumps are provided free of charge

Nina Jackel, founder of Lady Freethinker, in Los Angeles, Oct 17, 2021. Jackel said the group had found hundreds more

YouTube sued over animal abuse videos

The disturbing videos are now the subject of a lawsuit filed Monday in California Superior Court in Santa Clara

Students flip through last year’s yearbook while gathered around a cafeteria table at Smith Mountain Lake Christian Academy in Moneta, Va, on Oct 6, 2021. Smith Mountain Lake is benefiting from a boom in conservative Christian schooling, driven nationwide by a combination of pandemic frustrations and rising parental anxieties around how schools handle education on issues including race and the rights of transgender students. (Veasey Conway/The New York Times

A boom for Christian
schools amid COVID
turmoil

The question for private schools is whether growth in reaction to a pandemic and a culture war is sustainable after concerns about both have receded

A patient with tuberculosis receives treatment at Sizwe Hospital in Johannesburg on Aug 1, 2019. Upending centuries of medical dogma, a team of South African researchers has found that breathing may be a bigger contributor to the spread of tuberculosis than coughing, the signature symptom. Joao Silva/The New York Times)

Tuberculosis spreads in aerosols: scientists

The finding of a report upends conventional wisdom regarding coughing, long thought to be the main route of transmission

Barber brothers Rajwinder Singh Sidhu, 29, and Gurwinder Singh Sidhu, 31, make a haircut tattoo of Michael Jackson in a customer's hair inside their shop in Dabwali town, in the northern state of Punjab, India, Oct 11, 2021. REUTERS

Indian salon turn heads into canvasses by haircuts

Rajwinder Singh Sidhu and Gurwinder Singh Sidhu in Dabwali town in India's Punjab state became famous for giving haircuts shaped in images of the customer's choice

Wu Jing stars in

Patriotic Chinese-made war epic tops global box office

Having premiered 20 days ago, the three-hour-movie currently accounts for half of all films being shown in Chinese cinemas

  • Poets, writers, artists and media workers gather outside the National Museum in Dhaka’s Shahbagh in protest against the attacks on Hindu temples and puja venues in parts of Bangladesh on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Poets, writers, artists and media workers gather outside the National Museum in Dhaka’s Shahbagh in protest against the attacks on Hindu temples and puja venues in parts of Bangladesh on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A child takes part in the demonstration outside the National Museum in Dhaka’s Shahbagh in protest against the attacks on Hindu temples and puja venues in parts of Bangladesh on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A child takes part in the demonstration outside the National Museum in Dhaka’s Shahbagh in protest against the attacks on Hindu temples and puja venues in parts of Bangladesh on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People from all walks of life, including writers, artists and media workers, call for a united stand against communal terror during a demonstration outside the National Museum in Shahbagh in protest against the attacks on Hindu temples and puja venues in parts of Bangladesh on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People from all walks of life, including writers, artists and media workers, call for a united stand against communal terror during a demonstration outside the National Museum in Shahbagh in protest against the attacks on Hindu temples and puja venues in parts of Bangladesh on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The students of Dhaka University's Theatre and Performance Studies Department perform a street drama in protest against the attacks on Hindu temples and puja venues in parts of Bangladesh on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    The students of Dhaka University's Theatre and Performance Studies Department perform a street drama in protest against the attacks on Hindu temples and puja venues in parts of Bangladesh on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • The students of Dhaka University's Theatre and Performance Studies Department perform a street drama in front of the Aparajeyo Bangla sculpture in solidarity with the protests against the attacks on Hindu temples and puja venues in parts of Bangladesh on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    The students of Dhaka University's Theatre and Performance Studies Department perform a street drama in front of the Aparajeyo Bangla sculpture in solidarity with the protests against the attacks on Hindu temples and puja venues in parts of Bangladesh on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • The Chhatra League attends the Awami League’s procession following a meeting over communal harmony in front of the party office on Bangabandhu Avenue on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The Chhatra League attends the Awami League’s procession following a meeting over communal harmony in front of the party office on Bangabandhu Avenue on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The Jubo League, an associate organisation of the Awami League, attends a procession on Bangabandhu Avenue on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 to protest attacks on Hindu temples. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The Jubo League, an associate organisation of the Awami League, attends a procession on Bangabandhu Avenue on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 to protest attacks on Hindu temples. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The Awami League takes out a procession on Bangabandhu Avenue on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 to protest attacks on Hindu temples and puja venues around the country. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The Awami League takes out a procession on Bangabandhu Avenue on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 to protest attacks on Hindu temples and puja venues around the country. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The Awami League held a meeting over communal harmony in front of the party office at Bangabandhu Avenue on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 to protest attacks on temples and puja venues around the country.

    The Awami League held a meeting over communal harmony in front of the party office at Bangabandhu Avenue on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 to protest attacks on temples and puja venues around the country.

  • The Awami League takes out a procession on Bangabandhu Avenue on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 to protest attacks on Hindu temples and puja venues around the country. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The Awami League takes out a procession on Bangabandhu Avenue on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 to protest attacks on Hindu temples and puja venues around the country. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Passengers on a pickup truck used plastic covers to protect themselves from the rain on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Passengers on a pickup truck used plastic covers to protect themselves from the rain on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Heavy downpour waterlogs an area in front of Dhaka’s Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital. People struggled to reach the hospital on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021.

    Heavy downpour waterlogs an area in front of Dhaka’s Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital. People struggled to reach the hospital on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021.

  • Different organisations held meetings and took out processions in the capital on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021, calling for efforts to prevent communal violence. Protests disrupted traffic in parts of the city, including the Moghbazar-Tejgaon Flyover. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Different organisations held meetings and took out processions in the capital on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021, calling for efforts to prevent communal violence. Protests disrupted traffic in parts of the city, including the Moghbazar-Tejgaon Flyover. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Members of the ISKCON at Swamibag Ashram protested recent attacks against Hindu temples and puja venues by blocking Dhaka’s Shahbagh intersection on Monday, October 18, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Members of the ISKCON at Swamibag Ashram protested recent attacks against Hindu temples and puja venues by blocking Dhaka’s Shahbagh intersection on Monday, October 18, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Protesters occupy the Shahbagh intersection on Monday, Oct 18, 2021, in protest of attacks on Hindu temples and pandals around the country during Durga Puja. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Protesters occupy the Shahbagh intersection on Monday, Oct 18, 2021, in protest of attacks on Hindu temples and pandals around the country during Durga Puja. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Protesters blocked Dhaka's Shahbagh intersection over the attacks on temples and other places of worship around the country, causing misery to people who were on their way to nearby hospitals for treatment on Monday, Oct 18, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Protesters blocked Dhaka's Shahbagh intersection over the attacks on temples and other places of worship around the country, causing misery to people who were on their way to nearby hospitals for treatment on Monday, Oct 18, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Protesters occupy the Shahbagh intersection on Monday, Oct 18, 2021, in protest of attacks on Hindu temples and pandals around the country during Durga Puja. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Protesters occupy the Shahbagh intersection on Monday, Oct 18, 2021, in protest of attacks on Hindu temples and pandals around the country during Durga Puja. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Rain cooled down the weather and brought relief to the people on Monday, Oct 18, 2021 after a spell of sweltering heat in the city. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Rain cooled down the weather and brought relief to the people on Monday, Oct 18, 2021 after a spell of sweltering heat in the city. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

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Anti-Corruption Commission (File Photo)

ACC no longer
probing Evaly

Irregularities in the e-commerce sector does not fall within the agency's remit, says ACC Chairman Moinuddin Abdullah

A refugee carries his grandmother to the shore of Mizoram, India, after crossing the Tiau River from Myanmar, Oct 14, 2021. For decades, armed conflict, political repression and targeted campaigns against minorities have forced hundreds of thousands of people to leave the country. Now many more are expected to follow. (Atul Loke/The New York Times)

Thousands flee Myanmar for India

The refugees say they sleep in forests for days, some of them going without food as they make their way toward India

People outside London theatres on July 10, 2021. Theaters here have now been allowed to open without restrictions for three months, and while many audience members have been delighted to return to live performances, inconsistent rules are troubling some fans. (Jeremie Souteyrat/The New York Times)

The joys and fears of seeing UK theatre

Unlike on Broadway, theatergoers in England are not required to wear masks in their seats or be fully vaccinated