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Bangladesh
  • Infection:263,503
  • Recovery:151,972
  • Death:3,471

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection:20,158,258
  • Recovery:12,388,686
  • Death:738,063

Source: Johns Hopkins University

The 1950s China, echoed today

William Stevenson was one of the first foreign correspondents to visit China. Decades later, despite its transformation, his daughter recognises the same country

Since the study was published, anti-vaccine views and COVID-19 vaccine conspiracies have flourished on the platform, Johnson said, adding,

Facebook’s dilemma on policing unproven COVID-19 vaccines claim

Facebook removed more than 7 million pieces of content with false claims about the virus that could pose an immediate health risk to people believing them

FILE PHOTO: Director Martin Scorsese attends the AFI 2019 Awards luncheon in Los Angeles, California, US, January 3, 2020. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Scorsese inks deal with Apple's streaming service

The Oscar-winning filmmaker will produce film and TV projects for Apple Inc’s streaming service under a multi-year deal

The designer Yetunde Olukoya at her home office in Fulshear, Texas on July 29, 2020. The New York Times

White customers, Black fabrics

The recent outpouring of support for Black-owned businesses has brought attention to fashion labels that work with African prints

Dr Onyeka Otugo, an emergency physician, in Boston on Aug. 7, 2020. The New York Times

Doctors of colour are too familiar to microaggressions

For Black female physicians, making it into the field is only the first of many challenges

Brides wait for the start of their mass marriage ceremony in Ahmedabad November 20, 2011. REUTERS/Amit Dave/Files

In India, lockdown threatens cut-down of child marriage

With schools closed and weddings taking place discreetly, officials fear that children are harder to save from marriages

The 'Milky Way' is seen in the night sky around telescopes and camps of people over rocks in the White Desert north of the Farafra Oasis southwest of Cairo May 16, 2015. Reuters

Amazon satellites add
to astronomers’ worries

The rapid influx of satellites into low-Earth orbit has prompted pushback from professional and amateur astronomers

Democratic presidential candidate California Sen. Kamala Harris attends the SEIU's Unions for All summit in Los Angeles, California, US October 4, 2019. Reuters

Kamala Harris finds the political identity that eluded her

Biden picks her as running mate months after her presidential campaign collapsed amid questions over her political identity

An undated family photo shows murder victim Diamon Eichelburger with her daughter, Belle. Kansas City is on pace for a record number of killings. (via The New York Times)

A troubling surge in
homicides in US city

In the wake of COVID-19 lockdowns, a troubling surge in homicides

  • Neither the sellers nor the buyers at a makeshift market of masks and gloves under Babubazar Bridge in Old Dhaka maintain physical distancing. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Neither the sellers nor the buyers at a makeshift market of masks and gloves under Babubazar Bridge in Old Dhaka maintain physical distancing. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Traders are selling 50 masks at Tk 190 at Babubazar in Old Dhaka where the price was Tk 750 a few days ago when the coronavirus outbreak began. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Traders are selling 50 masks at Tk 190 at Babubazar in Old Dhaka where the price was Tk 750 a few days ago when the coronavirus outbreak began. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A customer wearing a mask buys masks under Babubazar Bridge in Old Dhaka while the trader uses it on his chin without covering his moutth and nose. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A customer wearing a mask buys masks under Babubazar Bridge in Old Dhaka while the trader uses it on his chin without covering his moutth and nose. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Uncovered masks are on display at a makeshift market under Babubazar Bridge in Old Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Uncovered masks are on display at a makeshift market under Babubazar Bridge in Old Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A cobweb of internet and TV cables next to Dhaka Stock Exchange in Motijheel. Dhaka South City Corporation has promised to free the part of the capital from such tangled wires within December, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A cobweb of internet and TV cables next to Dhaka Stock Exchange in Motijheel. Dhaka South City Corporation has promised to free the part of the capital from such tangled wires within December, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A cobweb of internet and TV cables next to Dhaka Stock Exchange in Motijheel. Dhaka South City Corporation has promised to free the part of the capital from such tangled wires within December, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A cobweb of internet and TV cables next to Dhaka Stock Exchange in Motijheel. Dhaka South City Corporation has promised to free the part of the capital from such tangled wires within December, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Worshippers with face mask attend prayers to mark Janmashtami, the birth of Lord Krishna, at the Dhakeshwari National Temple in Dhaka on Tuesday amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Worshippers with face mask attend prayers to mark Janmashtami, the birth of Lord Krishna, at the Dhakeshwari National Temple in Dhaka on Tuesday amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Hindus observe Janmashtami, the birth of Lord Krishna, with prayers for salvation from the socio-economic crisis wrought by the global coronavirus pandemic at the Dhakeshwari National Temple in Dhaka on Tuesday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Hindus observe Janmashtami, the birth of Lord Krishna, with prayers for salvation from the socio-economic crisis wrought by the global coronavirus pandemic at the Dhakeshwari National Temple in Dhaka on Tuesday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader joins the celebration of Janmashtami, the birth of Lord Krishna, organised by Bangladesh Puja Udjapon Parishad at the Dhakeshwari National Temple in Dhaka via a video conference to convey Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s greetings on the occasion on Tuesday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader joins the celebration of Janmashtami, the birth of Lord Krishna, organised by Bangladesh Puja Udjapon Parishad at the Dhakeshwari National Temple in Dhaka via a video conference to convey Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s greetings on the occasion on Tuesday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A worshipper with face mask attends prayers to mark Janmashtami, the birth of Lord Krishna, at the Dhakeshwari National Temple in Dhaka on Tuesday amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A worshipper with face mask attends prayers to mark Janmashtami, the birth of Lord Krishna, at the Dhakeshwari National Temple in Dhaka on Tuesday amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The 'Segunbagicha' canal in Dhaka's Maniknagar is fully clogged by garbage, especially polythene and plastic material. The thick cover of trash leads to waterlogging even during spells of light showers. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The 'Segunbagicha' canal in Dhaka's Maniknagar is fully clogged by garbage, especially polythene and plastic material. The thick cover of trash leads to waterlogging even during spells of light showers. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The 'Segunbagicha' canal in Dhaka's Maniknagar is fully clogged by garbage, especially polythene and plastic material. The thick cover of trash leads to waterlogging even during spells of light showers. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The 'Segunbagicha' canal in Dhaka's Maniknagar is fully clogged by garbage, especially polythene and plastic material. The thick cover of trash leads to waterlogging even during spells of light showers. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The 'Segunbagicha' canal in Dhaka's Maniknagar is filled with garbage. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The 'Segunbagicha' canal in Dhaka's Maniknagar is filled with garbage. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The family have opened a condolence book at the home of retired army major Sinha Md Rashed Khan in Dhaka's Uttara after his death in police fire at a Cox's Bazar check-point.

    The family have opened a condolence book at the home of retired army major Sinha Md Rashed Khan in Dhaka's Uttara after his death in police fire at a Cox's Bazar check-point.

  • Khandaker Nurul Afser, the chairman of Retired Armed Forces Officers’ Welfare Association. spoke at a press conference at the home of Sinha Md Rashed Khan in Dhaka's Uttara on Monday demanding swift trial over the killing of the retired army major in police fire at a check-point in Cox's Bazar.

    Khandaker Nurul Afser, the chairman of Retired Armed Forces Officers’ Welfare Association. spoke at a press conference at the home of Sinha Md Rashed Khan in Dhaka's Uttara on Monday demanding swift trial over the killing of the retired army major in police fire at a check-point in Cox's Bazar.

  • Nasima Akhter, the mother of Sinha Md Rashed Khan, spoke at a press conference at his home in Dhaka's Uttara on Monday demanding justice for the killing of the retired army major in police fire at a check-point in Cox's Bazar.

    Nasima Akhter, the mother of Sinha Md Rashed Khan, spoke at a press conference at his home in Dhaka's Uttara on Monday demanding justice for the killing of the retired army major in police fire at a check-point in Cox's Bazar.

  • The body of Bangladeshi music legend Alauddin Ali was brought to the Film Development Corporation in Dhaka on Monday after his death on Sunday following a long battle with cancer. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The body of Bangladeshi music legend Alauddin Ali was brought to the Film Development Corporation in Dhaka on Monday after his death on Sunday following a long battle with cancer. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Colleagues and well-wishers paid last respects to Alauddin Ali, the legendary composer who worked as music director in many blockbusters, by placing wreaths on his body at the Film Development Corporation in Dhaka on Monday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Colleagues and well-wishers paid last respects to Alauddin Ali, the legendary composer who worked as music director in many blockbusters, by placing wreaths on his body at the Film Development Corporation in Dhaka on Monday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A Namaz-e-Janaza of Bangladeshi music legend Alauddin Ali was held at the Film Development Corporation in Dhaka on Monday after his death on Sunday following a long battle with cancer. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A Namaz-e-Janaza of Bangladeshi music legend Alauddin Ali was held at the Film Development Corporation in Dhaka on Monday after his death on Sunday following a long battle with cancer. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Major projects such as the construction of a third terminal Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport are in full swing even though some workers were infected with the coronavirus. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Major projects such as the construction of a third terminal Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport are in full swing even though some workers were infected with the coronavirus. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Major projects such as the construction of a third terminal Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport are in full swing even though some workers were infected with the coronavirus. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Major projects such as the construction of a third terminal Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport are in full swing even though some workers were infected with the coronavirus. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A resident Birulia village taking his goats for feeding amid floods in Savar. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A resident Birulia village taking his goats for feeding amid floods in Savar. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A part of the road linking the entrance of Birulia village with Savar’s Birulia Bridge has been submerged. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A part of the road linking the entrance of Birulia village with Savar’s Birulia Bridge has been submerged. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Rising water of the Turag river has flooded a number of homes at Birulia’s Pipulia in Savar. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Rising water of the Turag river has flooded a number of homes at Birulia’s Pipulia in Savar. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • ‘Swapan’, a resident of Birulia’s Pipulia in Savar, making bed while his elder son ‘Sujon’ is washing furniture with water in their partially submerged home amid floods. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    ‘Swapan’, a resident of Birulia’s Pipulia in Savar, making bed while his elder son ‘Sujon’ is washing furniture with water in their partially submerged home amid floods. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

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A Gap store near Rockefeller Center in New York on July 29, 2020. Many companies have kept their stores closed in New York, even as they have opened stores in other parts of the country. (Hiroko Masuike/The New York Times)

Retail chains abandon Manhattan

In the heart of Manhattan, US national chains including J.C. Penney, Kate Spade, Subway and Le Pain Quotidien have shuttered branches for good

A scientist works inside a laboratory of the Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology during the production and laboratory testing of a vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Moscow, Russia August 6, 2020. The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF)/Handout via REUTERS

Russia approves vaccine
before completing tests

The Russian dash for a vaccine has already raised international concerns that Moscow is cutting corners on testing to score political and propaganda points

FILE PHOTO: Director Martin Scorsese attends the AFI 2019 Awards luncheon in Los Angeles, California, US, January 3, 2020. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Scorsese inks deal with Apple's streaming service

The Oscar-winning filmmaker will produce film and TV projects for Apple Inc’s streaming service under a multi-year deal