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Bangladesh
  • Infection: 1,552,563
  • Recovery: 779----
  • Death: 27,439

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection: 232,146,133
  • Recovery: 3,405,---
  • Death: 4,753,190

Source: Johns Hopkins University

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A workshop produces parts for a shoe manufacturer in Dongguan, China on Sept 27, 2021. Power cuts and even blackouts have slowed or closed factories across China in recent days, adding a new threat to the country’s slowing economy and potentially further snarling global supply chains ahead of the busy Christmas shopping season in the West. (Gilles Sabrié/The New York Times)
Power outages hit China,
threatening economy

The outages have rippled across most of eastern China, where the bulk of the population lives and works

Worldwide shortage shows up in surging fuel prices

In the aftermath of the coronavirus recession, energy production has failed to keep up with rapid growth in consumption as energy producers struggle to raise output

The Sackler Library, which houses the Oxyrhynchus Papyri Project with more than 500,000 fragments of literary and documentary texts dating from the third century BC to the seventh century AD, in Oxford, England, May 12, 2005. Hobby Lobby is suing Dirk Obbink, saying that 32 items it bought from him were stolen from the Exploration Society, which identified some of those artefacts as having come from its collection at Oxford. Jonathan Player/The New York Times

Ex-Oxford lecturer accused of stealing ancient texts

Hobby Lobby, the craft chain that helped build a collection for the Museum of the Bible, has sued a former Oxford lecturer, asserting he sold it stolen artefacts

US Army Gen Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, at the US Capitol on Aug. 24, 2021. Milley has prompted demands from some Republicans to resign and rekindled discussions about the ways that Mr. Trump put the military at the center of politics. (Sarabeth Maney/The New York Times)

America’s top general back in
the centre of a political battle

Halfway through his four-year term as the nation’s top military officer, Milley is certain to face sharp questions about another contentious topic

Two electric cars are parked at YASA headquarters and production facility in Oxford, Britain, August 24, 2021. REUTERS

Electric supercars need to lose weight, power up

Batteries are immensely heavy and electric motors overheat if driven too hard - big problems for a niche industry that charges hundreds of thousands of dollars for lightweight cars

An Evergrande sign is seen at the Evergrande Automotive R&D Institute Headquarters of China Evergrande Group in Shanghai, China September 24, 2021. REUTERS

How China plans to avert an Evergrande financial crisis

Control of the banking system gives Beijing the tools to stop a broader collapse, officials believe, while censorship and police powers can stifle protests

The opening number at the 74th Annual Tony Awards at the Winter Garden Theatre in New York on Sunday night, Sept 26, 2021. The New York Times

‘Moulin Rouge!’ and ‘Inheritance’ take top honours at Tony Awards

The Tony Awards ceremony Sunday night was unlike any that came before; still a mix of prizes and performances, but now with a mission to lure audiences back

Children hold placards during a global climate change strike rally in Nicosia, Cyprus September 27, 2019. REUTERS/Yiannis Kourtoglou/File Photo

Climate change fuels heat, flood threats for children

Children will, on average, experience seven times more heatwaves and nearly three times more droughts, floods and crop failures

Abu Bakker Qassim at his home in Tirana, Albania, on Sept 8, 2021, where he was granted asylum in 2006. Qassim, a Uyghur from China, was dumped in Albania after the US concluded he was not a terrorist, as Chinese authorities had maintained. The only country that wants him is China. (Enri Canaj/The New York Times)

Freed Guantánamo prisoner still in limbo after 15 years

Abu Bakker Qassim, a Uyghur from China, was dumped in Albania after the US concluded he was not a terrorist, as Chinese authorities had maintained

Kim Ducote at the restaurant where she works in Santa Clara, Utah, on Sept 11 2021. A parallel universe of millions of employees did not have the luxury of thinking about returning to the office — they never left. Bridget Bennett/The New York Time

The employees who could never work from home

A parallel universe of millions of employees in the US did not have the luxury of thinking about returning to the office — they never left

  • Banaj Kumar Majumder, chief of Police Bureau of Investigation, speaks at a press conference in its Dhaka headquarters on Monday, Sept 27, 2021 about how investigators found the involvement of Halim Howlader, a member of Chila Union Parishad in Bagerhat’s Mongla, killed a woman in Savar to frame a rival politician. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Banaj Kumar Majumder, chief of Police Bureau of Investigation, speaks at a press conference in its Dhaka headquarters on Monday, Sept 27, 2021 about how investigators found the involvement of Halim Howlader, a member of Chila Union Parishad in Bagerhat’s Mongla, killed a woman in Savar to frame a rival politician. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Women wait in a long queue for the second dose of coronavirus vaccine outside General Hospital in Chattogram’s Andorkilla on Monday, Sept 27, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    Women wait in a long queue for the second dose of coronavirus vaccine outside General Hospital in Chattogram’s Andorkilla on Monday, Sept 27, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Parvin Begum is selling bangles on the footpath in front of the National Parliament building in Dhaka on Monday, September 27, 2021, while taking care of her two-year-old child. Her husband, another hawker, does not earn enough by himself to allow the family to get by. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Parvin Begum is selling bangles on the footpath in front of the National Parliament building in Dhaka on Monday, September 27, 2021, while taking care of her two-year-old child. Her husband, another hawker, does not earn enough by himself to allow the family to get by. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Roadwork by Dhaka North City Corporation hampers traffic on Mirpur Road. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Roadwork by Dhaka North City Corporation hampers traffic on Mirpur Road. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Professor Serajul Islam Choudhury hands over Ataus Samad Memorial Award 2021 to Reuters photojournalist ABM Rafiqur Rahman at a commemoration of journalist Ataus Samad on his ninth death anniversary at the National Press Club in Dhaka on Sunday, Sept 26, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Professor Serajul Islam Choudhury hands over Ataus Samad Memorial Award 2021 to Reuters photojournalist ABM Rafiqur Rahman at a commemoration of journalist Ataus Samad on his ninth death anniversary at the National Press Club in Dhaka on Sunday, Sept 26, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • The authorities measure students’ body temperature as Dhaka University reopens its central library adhering to health rules after an 18-month closure due to the coronavirus pandemic on Sunday, Sept 26, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The authorities measure students’ body temperature as Dhaka University reopens its central library adhering to health rules after an 18-month closure due to the coronavirus pandemic on Sunday, Sept 26, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Dhaka University Central Library was closed with all educational institutions in Bangladesh in March 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. It finally reopened its doors to the final-year undergraduate and postgraduate students after the 18-month closure on Sunday, Sept 26, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Dhaka University Central Library was closed with all educational institutions in Bangladesh in March 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic. It finally reopened its doors to the final-year undergraduate and postgraduate students after the 18-month closure on Sunday, Sept 26, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Dhaka University Central Library remained closed for almost 18 months due to the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Dhaka University Central Library remained closed for almost 18 months due to the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Students study at Dhaka University Central Library maintaining physical distancing on the day of its reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic on Sunday, Sept 26, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Students study at Dhaka University Central Library maintaining physical distancing on the day of its reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic on Sunday, Sept 26, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Construction workers survey land for Line 5 of the metrorail project in the Dhaka College Gate area on Sunday, September 26, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Construction workers survey land for Line 5 of the metrorail project in the Dhaka College Gate area on Sunday, September 26, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Construction workers survey land for Line 5 of the metrorail project in the Dhaka College Gate area on Sunday, September 26, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Construction workers survey land for Line 5 of the metrorail project in the Dhaka College Gate area on Sunday, September 26, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Tejgaon's Satrasta is waterlogged after a spell of heavy rain on Saturday, Sept 25, 2021.

    Tejgaon's Satrasta is waterlogged after a spell of heavy rain on Saturday, Sept 25, 2021.

  • People wade through a waterlogged road at the capital's Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Avenue on Saturday, Sept 25, 2021.

    People wade through a waterlogged road at the capital's Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Avenue on Saturday, Sept 25, 2021.

  • Heavy rain caused waterlogging at Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Avenue's Gulshan Link Road on Saturday, Sept 25, 2021.

    Heavy rain caused waterlogging at Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Avenue's Gulshan Link Road on Saturday, Sept 25, 2021.

  • Monkeys face the risk of serious injury when walking along electric lines, particularly if there are broken wires. No immediate treatment is available for the primates in case of an accident. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Monkeys face the risk of serious injury when walking along electric lines, particularly if there are broken wires. No immediate treatment is available for the primates in case of an accident. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Monkeys snatch vegetables from a street vendor's van on Dinanath Sen Road in Gandaria, Dhaka. They usually do this when they have eaten in a long time, according to locals. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Monkeys snatch vegetables from a street vendor's van on Dinanath Sen Road in Gandaria, Dhaka. They usually do this when they have eaten in a long time, according to locals. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A monkey grabs the food given by a man with a baby in his lap. Many people come to see and feed monkeys on Dinanath Sen Road in Gandaria. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A monkey grabs the food given by a man with a baby in his lap. Many people come to see and feed monkeys on Dinanath Sen Road in Gandaria. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People gather outside the Sadhana Pharmacy factory on Gandaria's Dinanath Sen Road every day to see and often feed monkeys. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People gather outside the Sadhana Pharmacy factory on Gandaria's Dinanath Sen Road every day to see and often feed monkeys. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • As Dhaka loses more of its trees due to rapid urbanisation, monkeys traverse along electric wires at great risk to their lives. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    As Dhaka loses more of its trees due to rapid urbanisation, monkeys traverse along electric wires at great risk to their lives. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Gandaria's Sadhana Pharmacy attracts a large number of monkeys as they find food there every day. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Gandaria's Sadhana Pharmacy attracts a large number of monkeys as they find food there every day. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Education Minister Dipu Moni inaugurates the Bangabandhu Bapu Digital Exhibition at the Shilpakala Academy in Dhaka on Saturday, September 25, 2021.

    Education Minister Dipu Moni inaugurates the Bangabandhu Bapu Digital Exhibition at the Shilpakala Academy in Dhaka on Saturday, September 25, 2021.

  • Polluted water keeps fish away from the Buriganga river in normal times, so fishing is a rare sight. But as the water has become relatively clean after monsoon rains, a man fishes in the river. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Polluted water keeps fish away from the Buriganga river in normal times, so fishing is a rare sight. But as the water has become relatively clean after monsoon rains, a man fishes in the river. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Polluted water keeps fish away from the Buriganga river in normal times, so fishing is a rare sight. But as the water has become relatively clean after monsoon rains, a man fishes in the river. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Polluted water keeps fish away from the Buriganga river in normal times, so fishing is a rare sight. But as the water has become relatively clean after monsoon rains, a man fishes in the river. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A man fishes in the Buriganga river. In normal times, malodour from the dark and polluted water makes it difficult for someone to stay on the banks of the river for hours. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A man fishes in the Buriganga river. In normal times, malodour from the dark and polluted water makes it difficult for someone to stay on the banks of the river for hours. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A man fishes in the Buriganga river. In normal times, malodour from the dark and polluted water makes it difficult for someone to stay on the banks of the river for hours. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A man fishes in the Buriganga river. In normal times, malodour from the dark and polluted water makes it difficult for someone to stay on the banks of the river for hours. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

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Motorcyclists demonstrating blocking Shaheed Captain M Mansur Ali Road in Dhaka on Wednesday, Apr 7, 2021. They were demanding lifting of a ban on ridesharing services amid a lockdown over coronavirus.

Ride-hailing drivers call strike

They demand 10% fees on fares, compared to 25% now

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and David Attenborough look at a projection of planet Earth during a conference about the UK-hosted COP26 UN Climate Summit, at the Science Museum in London, Britain February 4, 2020. Chris J Ratcliffe/Pool via REUTERS

Poor nations warn of visa headaches as Glasgow climate talks near

The world's poorest countries have said they may struggle to meet visa requirements and cover all COVID-19 quarantine costs for the COP26 climate summit, raising concerns that some might not be able to attend in person.

The opening number at the 74th Annual Tony Awards at the Winter Garden Theatre in New York on Sunday night, Sept 26, 2021. The New York Times

‘Moulin Rouge!’ and ‘Inheritance’ take top honours at Tony Awards

The Tony Awards ceremony Sunday night was unlike any that came before; still a mix of prizes and performances, but now with a mission to lure audiences back