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Bangladesh
  • Infection: 531,799
  • Recovery: 476,413
  • Death: 8,023

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection: 98,805,582
  • Recovery: 54,508,976
  • Death: 2,122,010

Source: Johns Hopkins University

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Representational Image: Amavir nursing home resident Hermelina Hernandez, 96, prepares to receive an injection with a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues, in Madrid, Spain, December 30, 2020. Reuters
Woman who 'died'
of COVID returns

Following a mix-up over names, her family were informed that she was “buried after her death from COVID-19”

Finally, a president acknowledges white supremacy

Terrorism in the US is overwhelmingly domestic and motivated by far-right ideologies, often racist, anti-Semitic, anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant

Protesters carry a wounded person away from Tahrir Square in Cairo, Nov 22, 2011. The New York Times

Tahrir Square: from howl of revolt to thrum of traffic

Hopes for a democratic Egypt were crushed and the historic Tahrir  Square given a sterile new look

A photo provided by Natasha Stoynoff, women who accused former President Donald Trump of sexual misconduct watch the inauguration of President Joe Biden, Jan 20, 2021. The New York Times

The Trump accusers are hanging out on Zoom

Women who accused Trump of sexual misconduct gathered on Zoom, Inauguration Day, emotional as they closed one part of an unwanted chapter

This driver's license photo from the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration, provided by the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office, shows Ashli Babbitt, who was fatally shot by an employee of the Capitol Police inside the US Capitol building in Washington on Wednesday, Jan 6, 2021. The New York Times

Inside the deadly Capitol shooting

Investigations into the security response on Jan 6 are underway, and officials have not provided the full details of Babbitt’s death

Jason Suran, a mentalist and magician, in New York, Dec 7, 2020. Suran performs magic tricks and other illusions for celebrities, downtown partygoers and other stay-at-home fans. (Tess Ayano/The New York Times)

A mentalist who
reads minds over
zoom

Jason Suran performs magic tricks and other illusions for celebrities, downtown partygoers and other stay-at-home fans

A photo provided by NASA shows a mosaic of thirteen images of the southern sky taken by the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite spacecraft during its first year of observations, including the Eridanus constellation, the approximate location of TIC 168789840. The New York Times

Six stars, six eclipses

From star-destroying black holes to exploding comets, NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, or TESS, has spotted its share of surprises

Patrons visit an exhibition recounting the battle against COVID at an site that had served as a temporary hospital during the outbreak in Wuhan, China, Jan 5, 2021. A year ago, Wuhan offered a warning about the coronavirus. Now, it heralds a world where relief at the recovery conceals the emotional aftershocks. (Gilles Sabrie/The NewYork Times)

Voices from China's
coronavirus crisis

One year after China locked down Wuhan, six people describe how they found courage in adversity, calm amid grief, and meaning in chaos

People cover their noses and mouths to protect themselves from dust on a street at Postogola in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

Toxic air adds to pandemic woes

Data from the health directorate shows around half a million people in Bangladesh suffered from respiratory infections between November and January

Du Fan, president of an animal protection association that rescued pets during the lockdown last year, interacts with a cat while posing for media at his association's cat sanctuary in Wuhan, following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Wuhan, Hubei province, China January 22, 2021. REUTERS

Wuhan animal activist happy to be back to routine rescues

Wuhan Small Animals Protection Association can focus their energy on rescuing, caring and finding homes for stray cats and dogs as life has returned to something like normal

  • Actors joined the campaign of the Awami League’s mayoral candidate Rezaul Karim Chowdhury in the Chattogram Press Club area on Sunday, Jan 24, 2021 ahead of the city corporation elections. Photo: Suman Babu

    Actors joined the campaign of the Awami League’s mayoral candidate Rezaul Karim Chowdhury in the Chattogram Press Club area on Sunday, Jan 24, 2021 ahead of the city corporation elections. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Actors joined the campaign of the Awami League’s mayoral candidate Rezaul Karim Chowdhury in the Chattogram Press Club area on Sunday, Jan 24, 2021 ahead of the city corporation elections. Photo: Suman Babu

    Actors joined the campaign of the Awami League’s mayoral candidate Rezaul Karim Chowdhury in the Chattogram Press Club area on Sunday, Jan 24, 2021 ahead of the city corporation elections. Photo: Suman Babu

  • The mayoral hopeful from the Awami League, Rezaul Karim Chowdhury, speaking at a campaign rally near the Chattogram Press Club on Sunday, Jan 24, 2021 ahead of the city corporation elections. Photo: Suman Babu

    The mayoral hopeful from the Awami League, Rezaul Karim Chowdhury, speaking at a campaign rally near the Chattogram Press Club on Sunday, Jan 24, 2021 ahead of the city corporation elections. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda briefing the media after a meeting with representatives of law enforcement and other agencies at the Chattogram Circuit House on Sunday, Jan 24, 2021 ahead of the city corporation elections. Photo: Suman Babu

    Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda briefing the media after a meeting with representatives of law enforcement and other agencies at the Chattogram Circuit House on Sunday, Jan 24, 2021 ahead of the city corporation elections. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda briefing the media after a meeting with representatives of law enforcement and other agencies at the Chattogram Circuit House on Sunday, Jan 24, 2021 ahead of the city corporation elections. Photo: Suman Babu

    Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda briefing the media after a meeting with representatives of law enforcement and other agencies at the Chattogram Circuit House on Sunday, Jan 24, 2021 ahead of the city corporation elections. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda met representatives of law enforcement and other agencies at the Chattogram Circuit House on Sunday, Jan 24, 2021 ahead of the city corporation elections. Photo: Suman Babu

    Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda met representatives of law enforcement and other agencies at the Chattogram Circuit House on Sunday, Jan 24, 2021 ahead of the city corporation elections. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda met representatives of law enforcement and other agencies at the Chattogram Circuit House on Sunday, Jan 24, 2021 ahead of the city corporation elections. Photo: Suman Babu

    Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda met representatives of law enforcement and other agencies at the Chattogram Circuit House on Sunday, Jan 24, 2021 ahead of the city corporation elections. Photo: Suman Babu

  • A run-down and displaced dustbin lies on a pavement in Hatirjheel due to a lack of maintenance by the authorities. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A run-down and displaced dustbin lies on a pavement in Hatirjheel due to a lack of maintenance by the authorities. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • As many as 320 dustbins imported from China were installed on the pavements of Hatirjheel. Most of them are now in disrepair due to a lack of maintenance by the authorities. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    As many as 320 dustbins imported from China were installed on the pavements of Hatirjheel. Most of them are now in disrepair due to a lack of maintenance by the authorities. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • As many as 320 dustbins imported from China were installed beside the Hatirjheel road. However, the front and upper lids of most of these dustbins are either missing or broken. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    As many as 320 dustbins imported from China were installed beside the Hatirjheel road. However, the front and upper lids of most of these dustbins are either missing or broken. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • In 2016, the authorities had imported 320 dustbins and installed them beside the Hatirjheel road. Most of them are now in a state of disrepair due to a lack of maintenance. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    In 2016, the authorities had imported 320 dustbins and installed them beside the Hatirjheel road. Most of them are now in a state of disrepair due to a lack of maintenance. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A pavement in Hatirjheel has been in a state of disrepair for a long time, putting pedestrians at the eye-catching lakefront at risk of accidents. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A pavement in Hatirjheel has been in a state of disrepair for a long time, putting pedestrians at the eye-catching lakefront at risk of accidents. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A pavement in Hatirjheel has been in a state of disrepair for a long time, putting pedestrians at the eye-catching lakefront at risk of accidents. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A pavement in Hatirjheel has been in a state of disrepair for a long time, putting pedestrians at the eye-catching lakefront at risk of accidents. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A bird’s eye view of the Ashrayan-2 project at Ekortoli village in Habiganj’s Chunarughat Upazila. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    A bird’s eye view of the Ashrayan-2 project at Ekortoli village in Habiganj’s Chunarughat Upazila. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • A bird’s eye view of the Ashrayan-2 project at Ekortoli village in Habiganj’s Chunarughat Upazila. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    A bird’s eye view of the Ashrayan-2 project at Ekortoli village in Habiganj’s Chunarughat Upazila. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • A bird’s eye view of the Ashrayan-2 project at Ekortoli village in Habiganj’s Chunarughat Upazila. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    A bird’s eye view of the Ashrayan-2 project at Ekortoli village in Habiganj’s Chunarughat Upazila. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • Homeless people with the land ownership documents of their new homes received from the government as Mujib Year gifts at Ekortoli village in Habiganj’s Chunarughat Upazila. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    Homeless people with the land ownership documents of their new homes received from the government as Mujib Year gifts at Ekortoli village in Habiganj’s Chunarughat Upazila. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • Homeless people with the land ownership documents of their new homes received from the government as Mujib Year gifts at Ekortoli village in Habiganj’s Chunarughat Upazila. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    Homeless people with the land ownership documents of their new homes received from the government as Mujib Year gifts at Ekortoli village in Habiganj’s Chunarughat Upazila. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • Homeless people show keys to their new homes received from the government under the Ashrayan-2 project at Ekortoli village in Habiganj’s Chunarughat Upazila on Saturday, Jan 23, 2021. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    Homeless people show keys to their new homes received from the government under the Ashrayan-2 project at Ekortoli village in Habiganj’s Chunarughat Upazila on Saturday, Jan 23, 2021. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • Cauliflowers have arrived in Dhaka’s Shyambazar from Baliarpur in Savar’s Aminbazar through the Buriganga river. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Cauliflowers have arrived in Dhaka’s Shyambazar from Baliarpur in Savar’s Aminbazar through the Buriganga river. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Cauliflowers from Savar’s Aminbazar are sold at Tk 10-12 apiece at the Shyambazar wholesale market in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Cauliflowers from Savar’s Aminbazar are sold at Tk 10-12 apiece at the Shyambazar wholesale market in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Prices of winter vegetables at the markets in Dhaka remain usually low due to low transport cost from the areas around the capital. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Prices of winter vegetables at the markets in Dhaka remain usually low due to low transport cost from the areas around the capital. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Cabbages from Savar’s Aminbazar are sold at Tk 6-10 apiece at the Shyambazar wholesale market in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Cabbages from Savar’s Aminbazar are sold at Tk 6-10 apiece at the Shyambazar wholesale market in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Cabbages from Savar’s Aminbazar are sold at Tk 6-10 apiece at the Shyambazar wholesale market in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Cabbages from Savar’s Aminbazar are sold at Tk 6-10 apiece at the Shyambazar wholesale market in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Cabbages from Savar’s Aminbazar are sold at Tk 6-10 apiece at the Shyambazar wholesale market in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Cabbages from Savar’s Aminbazar are sold at Tk 6-10 apiece at the Shyambazar wholesale market in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

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Committee on setting cooking oil prices

Government plans to market more bottled oil to keep prices and quality in check

The USNS Comfort passes the Statue of Liberty as it enters New York Harbour during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New York City, US, March 30, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Segar

US logs 25m
virus cases

Experts say the figure significantly understates the true number of people in the country who have been infected

Adarsh Gourav stars as the rags-to-entrepreneur hero of “White Tiger.” Netflix

‘The White Tiger’ review

Ramin Bahrani directs a barbed rags-to-riches tale of modern India