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Bangladesh
  • Infection: 7,80,159
  • Recovery: 779,796
  • Death: 12,149

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection: 162,776,017
  • Recovery: 95,897,262
  • Death: 3,374,748

Source: Johns Hopkins University

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A woman with breathing problems waits for treatment at a health centre, amidst the coronavirus disease pandemic, in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India, May 11, 2021. REUTERS
India reports a decline in virus
cases, count ‘not very reliable’

At the current rate India's total caseload since the epidemic struck a year ago should pass the 25 million mark in the next couple of days

What we can learn from fearless girls

Afghan girls and boys may lack books, pens and laptops, but in their thirst for education, they have plenty to teach the world

Bill and Melinda Gates in Kirkland, Wash, Feb 1, 2018. The New York Times

Bill Gates had reputation for questionable behaviour

In some circles, Bill Gates had developed a reputation for questionable conduct in work-related settings, which is attracting new scrutiny amid the breakup of the couples

Workers walk to work during the morning rush hour in the financial district of Canary Wharf in London, Britain, January 26, 2017. REUTERS

Long working hours are a killer: WHO

Hundreds of thousands of deaths linked to long hours with middle-aged, older men more likely to be victims

Customers at The Swinging Witch pub enjoy drinks, as lockdown eases amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Northwich, Cheshire, Britain, May 15, 2021. REUTERS

Free at last to hug and party

Friends will hug, pints will be pulled and swathes of the British economy will reopen on Monday giving 65 million people a measure of freedom after lockdown

FILE -- The pianist and composer Dan Tepfer performs at Dizzy's Club in New York, Sept 9, 2015. With “Inventions/Reinventions,” Tepfer fills out Bach’s missing two-part inventions with daring free improvisations. (Michelle V Agins/The New York Times

A pianist is trying to match Bach

With “Inventions/Reinventions,” Dan Tepfer fills out Bach’s missing two-part inventions with daring free improvisations

The logo of Sanofi is seen at the company's headquarters in Paris, France, April 24, 2020. REUTERS

Sanofi, GSK said to produce strong immune responses

The findings are encouraging news for a vaccine that has fallen behind in development and has so far disappointed those expecting that it would be crucial in combating the pandemic

Tourists visit the ancient temple of Hephaestus, as the country's tourism season officially opens, in Athens, Greece May 15, 2021. REUTERS

Greece formally opens to tourists

Greece formally opened to visitors on Saturday, kicking off a summer season it hopes will resurrect its vital tourism industry battered by the coronavirus pandemic

A healthcare worker unloads oxygen canisters, a precious commodity in India, at a New Delhi hospital on May 3, 2021. The New York Times

A desperate India falls prey to COVID scammers

As India's health care system fails, clandestine markets have emerged for drugs, oxygen, hospital beds and funeral services, may be putting lives at risk with fake goods

The rubble of a mosque in the aftermath of an Israeli airstrike in Beit Lahia, in the northern Gaza Strip, on Saturday, May 15, 2021. While Hamas and Israeli officials signalled late Friday that they were open to discussing a cease-fire, fighting continued unabated for much of Saturday. (Samar Abu Elouf/The New York Times)

Efforts to ease Israel-Hamas fight falter

Diplomats and international leaders were unable Sunday to mediate a cease-fire in the latest conflict between Israel and Hamas

  • A woman collects plastic bottles from the Padma River at Shimulia, Munshiganj. Ferry crews throw plastic products into river waters while cleaning the vessels. Passengers also dump plastic bottles in the river after use. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A woman collects plastic bottles from the Padma River at Shimulia, Munshiganj. Ferry crews throw plastic products into river waters while cleaning the vessels. Passengers also dump plastic bottles in the river after use. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Plastic bottles and packets float on the Padma River in Shimulia, Munshiganj. Ferry crews throw plastic products into river waters while cleaning the vessels. Passengers also dump plastic bottles in the river after use. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Plastic bottles and packets float on the Padma River in Shimulia, Munshiganj. Ferry crews throw plastic products into river waters while cleaning the vessels. Passengers also dump plastic bottles in the river after use. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Plastic bottles and packets float on the Padma River in Shimulia, Munshiganj. Ferry crews throw plastic products into river waters while cleaning the vessels. Passengers also dump plastic bottles in the river after use. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Plastic bottles and packets float on the Padma River in Shimulia, Munshiganj. Ferry crews throw plastic products into river waters while cleaning the vessels. Passengers also dump plastic bottles in the river after use. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Shyamoli’s Wonderland is a no-go zone amid the government-enforced coronavirus lockdown. Children who visited the place with their families were seen waiting in front of the main gate during the Eid-ul-Fitr holidays. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Shyamoli’s Wonderland is a no-go zone amid the government-enforced coronavirus lockdown. Children who visited the place with their families were seen waiting in front of the main gate during the Eid-ul-Fitr holidays. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Children queued up to get on the rides of Shyamoli’s DNCC Wonderland on Eid break. But the scenes were very contrasting this year during the COVID-19 lockdown as Wonderland was shut with not a soul inside to enjoy the rides. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Children queued up to get on the rides of Shyamoli’s DNCC Wonderland on Eid break. But the scenes were very contrasting this year during the COVID-19 lockdown as Wonderland was shut with not a soul inside to enjoy the rides. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Children queued up to get on the rides of Shyamoli’s DNCC Wonderland on Eid break. But the scenes were very contrasting this year during the COVID-19 lockdown as Wonderland was shut with not a soul inside to enjoy the rides. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Children queued up to get on the rides of Shyamoli’s DNCC Wonderland on Eid break. But the scenes were very contrasting this year during the COVID-19 lockdown as Wonderland was shut with not a soul inside to enjoy the rides. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Dust piled up on the rides in Shyamoli’s Wonderland after remaining shut for a long time amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Dust piled up on the rides in Shyamoli’s Wonderland after remaining shut for a long time amid the coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Similar to what happened last year, there were no visitors to enjoy the rides of Shyamoli’s DNCC Wonderland this year - a contrasting sight to what usually happens at the place on Eid holidays. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Similar to what happened last year, there were no visitors to enjoy the rides of Shyamoli’s DNCC Wonderland this year - a contrasting sight to what usually happens at the place on Eid holidays. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • It is difficult to assume from the crammed ferry from Madaripur’s Banglabazar port on Sunday, May 16, 2021 that Bangladesh is battling a coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    It is difficult to assume from the crammed ferry from Madaripur’s Banglabazar port on Sunday, May 16, 2021 that Bangladesh is battling a coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • It is difficult to assume from the crammed ferry from Madaripur’s Banglabazar port on Sunday, May 16, 2021 that Bangladesh is battling a coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    It is difficult to assume from the crammed ferry from Madaripur’s Banglabazar port on Sunday, May 16, 2021 that Bangladesh is battling a coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Passengers travelling to Dhaka get off a ferry in Munshiganj’s Shimulia terminal on Sunday, May 16, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Passengers travelling to Dhaka get off a ferry in Munshiganj’s Shimulia terminal on Sunday, May 16, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Passengers travelling to Dhaka get off a ferry in Munshiganj’s Shimulia terminal on Sunday, May 16, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Passengers travelling to Dhaka get off a ferry in Munshiganj’s Shimulia terminal on Sunday, May 16, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Passengers scramble to get on a bus in Munshiganj’s Shimulia after crossing the Padma River by ferry on Sunday, May 16, 2021 as they travel back to Dhaka for work after Eid-ul-Fitr holidays. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Passengers scramble to get on a bus in Munshiganj’s Shimulia after crossing the Padma River by ferry on Sunday, May 16, 2021 as they travel back to Dhaka for work after Eid-ul-Fitr holidays. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People scramble to get on a bus in Sirajganj on Sunday, May 16, 2021 as they travel back to Dhaka for work after Eid-ul-Fitr holidays.

    People scramble to get on a bus in Sirajganj on Sunday, May 16, 2021 as they travel back to Dhaka for work after Eid-ul-Fitr holidays.

  • People arrive at the Shimulia port in Munshiganj on Sunday, May 16, 2021 as they head back to Dhaka after the Eid holidays.

    People arrive at the Shimulia port in Munshiganj on Sunday, May 16, 2021 as they head back to Dhaka after the Eid holidays.

  • People arrive at the Shimulia port in Munshiganj on Sunday, May 16, 2021 as they head back to Dhaka after the Eid holidays.

    People arrive at the Shimulia port in Munshiganj on Sunday, May 16, 2021 as they head back to Dhaka after the Eid holidays.

  • People are returning to Dhaka after the Eid holidays on Sunday, May 16, 2021, with many arriving in the Aminbazar area in various transports before entering the city on foot. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People are returning to Dhaka after the Eid holidays on Sunday, May 16, 2021, with many arriving in the Aminbazar area in various transports before entering the city on foot. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A crowd of people returning to Dhaka after Eid walk along the Aminbazar Bridge on Sunday, May 16, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A crowd of people returning to Dhaka after Eid walk along the Aminbazar Bridge on Sunday, May 16, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A crowd of people returning to Dhaka after Eid walk along the Aminbazar Bridge on Sunday, May 16, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A crowd of people returning to Dhaka after Eid walk along the Aminbazar Bridge on Sunday, May 16, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People are returning to Dhaka after the Eid holidays on Sunday, May 16, 2021, with many arriving in the Aminbazar area in various transports before entering the city on foot. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People are returning to Dhaka after the Eid holidays on Sunday, May 16, 2021, with many arriving in the Aminbazar area in various transports before entering the city on foot. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People are returning to Dhaka after the Eid holidays on Sunday, May 16, 2021, with many arriving in the Aminbazar area in various transports before entering the city on foot. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People are returning to Dhaka after the Eid holidays on Sunday, May 16, 2021, with many arriving in the Aminbazar area in various transports before entering the city on foot. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Customers crowd Sonali Bank in Dhaka’s Motijheel on Sunday, May 16, 2021, the first business day after Eid-ul-Fitr holidays.

    Customers crowd Sonali Bank in Dhaka’s Motijheel on Sunday, May 16, 2021, the first business day after Eid-ul-Fitr holidays.

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A Palestinian health worker shows vials of Sinopharm vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) during a vaccination drive in Tubas, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank April 1, 2021. Reuters

No firm approved for
Sinopharm vaccine
production: DGDA

It brushes aside news that a local pharmaceutical company got permission to produce the COVID vaccine

An Israeli soldier walks next to a military vehicle at a mobile artillery unit location on the Israeli side by the Israel border with Gaza May 16, 2021. REUTERS

Israel launches dozens of strikes in Gaza

Israel launched dozens of air strikes in Gaza and the Hamas militant group kept up its rocket attacks on Israeli cities in fighting that spilled into a second week

Noble says his Facebook account is ‘hacked’

He creates another controversy with social media posts trolling rock star James