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Bangladesh
  • Infection: 1,565,174
  • Recovery: 779----
  • Death: 27,752

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection: 240,378,292
  • Recovery: 3,405,---
  • Death: 4,894,323

Source: Johns Hopkins University

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A mass cremation of victims who died from the coronavirus disease is seen at a crematorium ground in New Delhi, India, April 22, 2021. REUTERS
COVID will be an era, not a crisis that fades

If nothing else, the COVID-19 virus has humbled experts who once confidently predicted its course, disregarding the lessons of history

On this profoundly sad Bijoya Doshomi

When a faith comes under assault, it becomes the responsibility of the state to do what it is constitutionally ordained to do

Vials of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in Brooklyn on March 13, 2021. The New York Times

An extra shot? Where things stand on boosters

FDA panel of expert advisers voted Thursday to recommend booster shots for many recipients of the Moderna coronavirus vaccine, while it has already authorised booster shots of the other vaccine in use in the US

A poster of Netflix series Squid Games. Photo taken from Netflix's Twitter account.

Beijing shop launches 'Squid Game' bake-off challenge

There is no prize for success or penalty for failure - unlike on the show, where winners are rewarded with cash and losers get death

Silhouettes of mobile users are seen next to a screen projection of Instagram logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

Instagram struggles with fears of losing young users

The app, hailed as Facebook’s growth engine, has privately wrestled with retaining and engaging teenagers, according to internal documents

The Impossible Burger, which has 21 ingredients, including soy, according to the company's website, in New York, Aug 30, 2019. Some analysts say they cannot determine if plant-based foods are more sustainable than meat because the companies are not transparent about their emissions. Food styled by Simon Andrews. Con Poulos/The New York Times

Is plant-based food more environmentally sustainable?

Some analysts say they cannot determine if plant-based foods are more sustainable than meat because the companies are not transparent about their emissions

“Meules de Blé” by Vincent van Gogh, a watercolor from 1888. Photo: Christie’s Images Limited 2021

Van Gogh watercolour
to be sold at auction

Christie’s estimates the work could fetch as much as $30 million and is being sold under the terms of an agreement between the current owner and the heirs of Jewish collectors who once owned it

Asma, 8, who was burned by a tear-gas canister thrown by American forces while she and her family waited to get inside the Kabul airport in an undated photo. The story Asma echoes the heartbreak and heroism of the 20-year American misadventure in Afghanistan. The New York Times

How 3 strangers came to the rescue of a badly burned Afghan girl

Asma, 8, was burned by a tear-gas canister thrown by American forces as she and her family waited to get inside Kabul airport to flee to the US

Antonino Sparti is baptised at the church of Santa Maria della Guardia in Catania, Italy, Oct 3 2021. The New York Times

In the land of the godfather comes a ban on them

Part of the Catholic church in Sicily has imposed a three-year prohibition on naming godparents, arguing that the tradition has become merely a way to fortify family ties and mob ties, too

A man runs along Lake Michigan in Chicago, Illinois, US, January 25, 2020. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski

Distraction is the secret to better running

Focusing on external sights and sounds, rather than what’s going on in your body, makes running feel easier and improves performance

  • Passengers wait for a bus for a long time at Bangla Motor in Dhaka as vehicles get stuck in traffic jams on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021, although it is a weekly holiday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Passengers wait for a bus for a long time at Bangla Motor in Dhaka as vehicles get stuck in traffic jams on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021, although it is a weekly holiday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Members of youth, women and student fronts of the Nagorik Oikya carry kitchen utensils during a protest against a rise in prices of essential commodities in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Members of youth, women and student fronts of the Nagorik Oikya carry kitchen utensils during a protest against a rise in prices of essential commodities in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Sammilito Sangskritik Jote organises a rally at the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021, in protest against attacks on Durga Puja venues. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Sammilito Sangskritik Jote organises a rally at the Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021, in protest against attacks on Durga Puja venues. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Members of Sammilito Jatiya Jote demonstrate outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021, demanding amendment to the law on the registration of political parties.

    Members of Sammilito Jatiya Jote demonstrate outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021, demanding amendment to the law on the registration of political parties.

  • Jago Hindu Parishad holds a rally outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021, in protest against attacks on Durga Puja venues in parts of Bangladesh.

    Jago Hindu Parishad holds a rally outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021, in protest against attacks on Durga Puja venues in parts of Bangladesh.

  • Members of Sammilito Jatiya Jote demonstrate outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021, demanding amendment to the law on the registration of political parties.

    Members of Sammilito Jatiya Jote demonstrate outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Saturday, Oct 16, 2021, demanding amendment to the law on the registration of political parties.

  • Work on WASA's sewerage lines narrows Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Avenue, hampering traffic at the capital's Tejgaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Work on WASA's sewerage lines narrows Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Avenue, hampering traffic at the capital's Tejgaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Work on WASA sewerage lines is underway at Tejgaon's Tajuddin Ahmad Avenue in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Work on WASA sewerage lines is underway at Tejgaon's Tajuddin Ahmad Avenue in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Pedestrians struggle to navigate around the piles of construction materials left on the footpaths of Tejgaon's Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Avenue. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Pedestrians struggle to navigate around the piles of construction materials left on the footpaths of Tejgaon's Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Avenue. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Work on WASA sewerage lines is underway at Tejgaon's Tajuddin Ahmad Avenue in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Work on WASA sewerage lines is underway at Tejgaon's Tajuddin Ahmad Avenue in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Roads are largely clear of traffic in Chattogram’s Andarkilla on Saturday, October 16, 2021 after the Hindu, Buddhist and Christian Unity Council called a general strike to protest attacks on puja venues. Photo: Mitoon Chowdhury

    Roads are largely clear of traffic in Chattogram’s Andarkilla on Saturday, October 16, 2021 after the Hindu, Buddhist and Christian Unity Council called a general strike to protest attacks on puja venues. Photo: Mitoon Chowdhury

  • Roads are largely clear of traffic, but there are plenty of pedestrians out and about in Chattogram on Saturday, October 16, 2021 after the Hindu, Buddhist and Christian Unity Council called a general strike to protest attacks on puja venues. Photo: Mitoon Chowdhury

    Roads are largely clear of traffic, but there are plenty of pedestrians out and about in Chattogram on Saturday, October 16, 2021 after the Hindu, Buddhist and Christian Unity Council called a general strike to protest attacks on puja venues. Photo: Mitoon Chowdhury

  • Hindu devotees use boat to immerse idols in the Buriganga river at Waisghat in Dhaka at the end of Durga Puja on Friday, Oct 15, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Hindu devotees use boat to immerse idols in the Buriganga river at Waisghat in Dhaka at the end of Durga Puja on Friday, Oct 15, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Hindu devotees celebrate Bijoya Doshomi while marching in procession to immerse idols at the end of Durga Puja at Mohammadpur’s Bosila in Dhaka on Friday, Oct 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Hindu devotees celebrate Bijoya Doshomi while marching in procession to immerse idols at the end of Durga Puja at Mohammadpur’s Bosila in Dhaka on Friday, Oct 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Hindu devotees gather to immerse idols at the end of Durga Puja at Mohammadpur’s Bosila in Dhaka on Friday, Oct 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Hindu devotees gather to immerse idols at the end of Durga Puja at Mohammadpur’s Bosila in Dhaka on Friday, Oct 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Hindu devotees celebrate Durga Puja before the immersion of idols in the Buriganga river at Waisghat in Dhaka on Friday, Oct 15, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Hindu devotees celebrate Durga Puja before the immersion of idols in the Buriganga river at Waisghat in Dhaka on Friday, Oct 15, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Idols are immersed in the Buriganga river at Mohammadpur’s Bosila in Dhaka at the end of Durga Puja on Friday, Oct 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Idols are immersed in the Buriganga river at Mohammadpur’s Bosila in Dhaka at the end of Durga Puja on Friday, Oct 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Demonstrators leave footwear on the street of Kakrail in Dhaka after clashes with police during protests on Friday, Oct 15, 2021 against the alleged “dishonouring” of the Quran in Cumilla. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Demonstrators leave footwear on the street of Kakrail in Dhaka after clashes with police during protests on Friday, Oct 15, 2021 against the alleged “dishonouring” of the Quran in Cumilla. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • A policeman fires a teargas shell at Kakrail in Dhaka to disperse agitated Muslims during protests on Friday, Oct 15, 2021 against the alleged “dishonouring” of the Quran in Cumilla. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    A policeman fires a teargas shell at Kakrail in Dhaka to disperse agitated Muslims during protests on Friday, Oct 15, 2021 against the alleged “dishonouring” of the Quran in Cumilla. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Muslims clash with police at Kakrail in Dhaka during protests on Friday, Oct 15, 2021 against the alleged “dishonouring” of the Quran in Cumilla. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Muslims clash with police at Kakrail in Dhaka during protests on Friday, Oct 15, 2021 against the alleged “dishonouring” of the Quran in Cumilla. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Agitated Muslims march from the Baitul Mukarram mosque in Dhaka during protests on Friday, Oct 15, 2021 against the alleged “dishonouring” of the Quran in Cumilla. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Agitated Muslims march from the Baitul Mukarram mosque in Dhaka during protests on Friday, Oct 15, 2021 against the alleged “dishonouring” of the Quran in Cumilla. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Agitated Muslims break the lock of a gate of the Baitul Mukarram mosque in Dhaka during protests on Friday, Oct 15, 2021 against the alleged “dishonouring” of the Quran in Cumilla. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Agitated Muslims break the lock of a gate of the Baitul Mukarram mosque in Dhaka during protests on Friday, Oct 15, 2021 against the alleged “dishonouring” of the Quran in Cumilla. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Police stop a procession of Muslims at Kakrail in Dhaka during protests on Friday, Oct 15, 2021 against the alleged “dishonouring” of the Quran in Cumilla. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Police stop a procession of Muslims at Kakrail in Dhaka during protests on Friday, Oct 15, 2021 against the alleged “dishonouring” of the Quran in Cumilla. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Muslims clash with police at Kakrail in Dhaka during protests on Friday, Oct 15, 2021 against the alleged “dishonouring” of the Quran in Cumilla. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Muslims clash with police at Kakrail in Dhaka during protests on Friday, Oct 15, 2021 against the alleged “dishonouring” of the Quran in Cumilla. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A worker lays out cattle tail hair collected from a tannery to dry at Dhaka’s Hazaribagh. The hair is sold for Tk 180 per kg. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A worker lays out cattle tail hair collected from a tannery to dry at Dhaka’s Hazaribagh. The hair is sold for Tk 180 per kg. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

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A liquified natural gas (LNG) tanker leaves the dock after discharge at PetroChina's receiving terminal in Dalian, Liaoning province, China July 16, 2018. REUTERS

China looks to lock in US liquefied natural gas

Chinese energy companies are in advanced talks with US exporters to secure long-term LNG supplies, as soaring gas prices and domestic power shortages heighten concerns about fuel security

A British-Iranian aid worker, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, poses for a photo after she was released from house arrest in Tehran, Iran March 7, 2021. Zaghari family, WANA via REUTERS

Iran court upholds jail term for UK-Iranian aid worker

An Iranian appeals court has upheld a one-year prison term for British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe on security offences

Chucky, a doll possessed by a serial killer, was inspired in part by fights over Cabbage Patch Kids that his creator saw in the 1980s. Photo: Michelle Groskopf for The New York Times

Chucky returns to terrorize TV

Don Mancini introduced the killer doll in 1988, and as the “Child’s Play” franchise has evolved, so has its queer sensibility