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Bangladesh
  • Infection: 1,953,264
  • Recovery: 779----
  • Death: 29,129

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection: 527,302,111
  • Recovery: 3,405,---
  • Death: 6,288,947

Source: Johns Hopkins University

A damaged Ukraine, a damaged world

The Russia-Ukraine war is causing havoc to the world’s economy, especially in terms of badly affecting lives in the world’s underdeveloped as well as developing regions

Daily aspirin may hurt more than help: experts

Millions of Americans take aspirin to prevent a first heart attack or stroke. Now, doctors are advising against it — especially for people over 70

A road washed away by flooding on Thursday in the state of Assam, India. The New York Times

Millions displaced, dozens dead in flooding in India, Bangladesh

India and Bangladesh are particularly vulnerable to climate change because of their proximity to the warm tropical waters of the Indian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal

A participant holds rainbow flags at the international Rainbow Memorial Run during the inauguration of the Gay Games village at the Hotel de Ville city hall in Paris, France, Aug 4, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau/File

Indonesia summons UK envoy after furore over rainbow flag

The country urges foreign missions to respect local ‘sensitivities’ following a backlash among conservatives after the raising of a rainbow flag at its embassy

Andrey Doronichev, right, with his housemate, Mikhail Kirillov, centre, at home in San Francisco. Credit: Kelsey McClellan for The New York Times

Russian-speaking technologists rebuild lives in US

They moved from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and other countries for jobs in the technology industry. Now they are joined by friends fleeing war and repression

FILE — President Joe Biden departs the White House, en route to Portland, Ore., in Washington, Apr 21, 2022. Kenny Holston/The New York Times

My lunch with President Biden

For those who say Biden can’t put two sentences together, here’s a news flash: He put, NATO Europe, and the whole West together, Friedman writes

Uranium glass has a soft colour and distinctive glow that comes from the uranium added as the glass was created. It's slightly radioactive, enough to register on Geiger counters. But the levels are about the same as electrical appliances like microwave ovens emit, so they represent no threat to health. Miners are racing to revive projects mothballed after the Fukushima disaster spurred by a leap in yellowcake prices after Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Credit: Reuters Pictures/Facebook

Uranium is hot again for miners

Miners are racing to revive projects mothballed after the Fukushima disaster spurred by a leap in yellowcake prices after Russia's invasion of Ukraine

Credit: Aileen Son/The New York Times

Can a night owl become an early bird

While some people are genetically prone to staying up late, a new morning routine can help shift your sleep clock

Jessica Gonzalez, who formed ABetterABK, a group of Activision workers who have been pushing the company to improve its culture, in San Pedro , California, on May 20, 2022. Employees at a company subsidiary complain about long hours and low pay but on Monday, May 22, they could vote to form the first union at a big US gaming company. Adam Amengual/The New York Times

Activision employees to cast union vote

Employees at a company subsidiary complain about long hours and low pay. On Monday, they could vote to form the first union at a big US gaming company

  • Chumki Karon, the wife of sacked Teknaf OC Pradip Kumar Das, surrendered to the Chattogram Division Special Judge's Court on Monday, May 23, 2022, over a case filed by the Anti-Corruption Commission. The judge scrapped her plea for bail and sent her to prison.

    Chumki Karon, the wife of sacked Teknaf OC Pradip Kumar Das, surrendered to the Chattogram Division Special Judge's Court on Monday, May 23, 2022, over a case filed by the Anti-Corruption Commission. The judge scrapped her plea for bail and sent her to prison.

  • A Dhaka court sent to jail Awami League MP Haji Mohammad Salim after he surrendered on Sunday, May 22, 2022 following his sentencing to 10 years in prison in 2021 for having wealth beyond means. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A Dhaka court sent to jail Awami League MP Haji Mohammad Salim after he surrendered on Sunday, May 22, 2022 following his sentencing to 10 years in prison in 2021 for having wealth beyond means. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Police escort Haji Mohammad Salim, an Awami League MP who was sentenced to 10 years in prison for having wealth beyond means, after he surrendered on Sunday, May 22, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Police escort Haji Mohammad Salim, an Awami League MP who was sentenced to 10 years in prison for having wealth beyond means, after he surrendered on Sunday, May 22, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Sons accompanied Haji Mohammad Salim, an Awami League MP who was sentenced to 10 years in prison for having wealth beyond means, when he surrendered on Sunday, May 22, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Sons accompanied Haji Mohammad Salim, an Awami League MP who was sentenced to 10 years in prison for having wealth beyond means, when he surrendered on Sunday, May 22, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Supporters gather around a police car after the law enforcers took Haji Mohammad Salim, an Awami League MP who was sentenced to 10 years in prison for having wealth beyond means, following his surrender on Sunday, May 22, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Supporters gather around a police car after the law enforcers took Haji Mohammad Salim, an Awami League MP who was sentenced to 10 years in prison for having wealth beyond means, following his surrender on Sunday, May 22, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Haji Mohammad Salim, an Awami League MP who was sentenced to 10 years in prison for having wealth beyond means, arrives in court to surrender on Sunday, May 22, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Haji Mohammad Salim, an Awami League MP who was sentenced to 10 years in prison for having wealth beyond means, arrives in court to surrender on Sunday, May 22, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Haji Mohammad Salim, an Awami League MP who was sentenced to 10 years in prison for having wealth beyond means, arrives in court to surrender on Sunday, May 22, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Haji Mohammad Salim, an Awami League MP who was sentenced to 10 years in prison for having wealth beyond means, arrives in court to surrender on Sunday, May 22, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Supporters of Haji Mohammad Salim, an Awami League MP who was sentenced to 10 years in prison for having wealth beyond means, gather in court during his surrender on Sunday, May 22, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Supporters of Haji Mohammad Salim, an Awami League MP who was sentenced to 10 years in prison for having wealth beyond means, gather in court during his surrender on Sunday, May 22, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Children play in the dark polluted mud water littered with rubbish on the bank of the Karnaphuli river in Chattogram amid scorching summer on Sunday, May 22, 2022. Photo: Suman Babu

    Children play in the dark polluted mud water littered with rubbish on the bank of the Karnaphuli river in Chattogram amid scorching summer on Sunday, May 22, 2022. Photo: Suman Babu

  • A child bathes in mud water in a pothole on the bank of the Karnaphuli river littered with rubbish in Chattogram amid summer heat on Sunday, May 22, 2022. Photo: Suman Babu

    A child bathes in mud water in a pothole on the bank of the Karnaphuli river littered with rubbish in Chattogram amid summer heat on Sunday, May 22, 2022. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Rising water of the rivers in Faridpur after incessant rains and flash floods has damaged crops, forcing the farmers to harvest nuts, sesames and paddy early.

    Rising water of the rivers in Faridpur after incessant rains and flash floods has damaged crops, forcing the farmers to harvest nuts, sesames and paddy early.

  • Rising water of the rivers in Faridpur after incessant rains and flash floods has damaged crops.

    Rising water of the rivers in Faridpur after incessant rains and flash floods has damaged crops.

  • Rising water of the rivers in Faridpur after incessant rains and flash floods has damaged crops, forcing the farmers to harvest nuts, sesames and paddy early.

    Rising water of the rivers in Faridpur after incessant rains and flash floods has damaged crops, forcing the farmers to harvest nuts, sesames and paddy early.

  • A Khulna court sentenced two militants of the banned group Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh to 20 years in prison on Sunday, May 22, 2022.

    A Khulna court sentenced two militants of the banned group Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh to 20 years in prison on Sunday, May 22, 2022.

  • A fruit seller in Dhaka’s Purana Paltan area displays the season’s first fresh batches of lychee, collected from the orchards in Narayanganj’s Sonargaon and Dinajpur, the lychee capital of Bangladesh. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A fruit seller in Dhaka’s Purana Paltan area displays the season’s first fresh batches of lychee, collected from the orchards in Narayanganj’s Sonargaon and Dinajpur, the lychee capital of Bangladesh. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A fruit seller in Dhaka’s Purana Paltan area sells the season’s first fresh batches of lychee, collected from the orchards in Narayanganj’s Sonargaon and Dinajpur. The Narayanganj variety costs Tk 450-700 per 100 pieces while the Dinajpur variety, considered the best of its kind in Bangladesh, costs Tk 800-1,000 per 100 pieces. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A fruit seller in Dhaka’s Purana Paltan area sells the season’s first fresh batches of lychee, collected from the orchards in Narayanganj’s Sonargaon and Dinajpur. The Narayanganj variety costs Tk 450-700 per 100 pieces while the Dinajpur variety, considered the best of its kind in Bangladesh, costs Tk 800-1,000 per 100 pieces. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A prospective buyer checks out the season’s first fresh batches of lychee at a shop in Dhaka’s Purana Paltan area. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A prospective buyer checks out the season’s first fresh batches of lychee at a shop in Dhaka’s Purana Paltan area. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A fruit seller puts the season’s first fresh batches of lychee on display at a shop in Dhaka’s Purana Paltan area. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A fruit seller puts the season’s first fresh batches of lychee on display at a shop in Dhaka’s Purana Paltan area. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Pedestrians are facing difficulties as retailers evicted during a recent drive carried out by Dhaka South City Corporation, or DSCC, set up shops on the sidewalk near the site of the city’s Railway Super Market in Gulistan. The DSCC plans to build a multi-storied shopping mall at the location. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Pedestrians are facing difficulties as retailers evicted during a recent drive carried out by Dhaka South City Corporation, or DSCC, set up shops on the sidewalk near the site of the city’s Railway Super Market in Gulistan. The DSCC plans to build a multi-storied shopping mall at the location. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Goods from shops evicted during a recent drive carried out by the Dhaka South City Corporation, or DSCC, are stacked at the site of the city’s Railway Super Market in Gulistan. The DSCC plans to build a multi-storied shopping mall at the site. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Goods from shops evicted during a recent drive carried out by the Dhaka South City Corporation, or DSCC, are stacked at the site of the city’s Railway Super Market in Gulistan. The DSCC plans to build a multi-storied shopping mall at the site. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Debris from a recent eviction drive carried out by the Dhaka South City Corporation, or DSCC, at the site of the city’s Railway Super Market in Gulistan. The DSCC plans to build a multi-storied shopping mall at the site. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Debris from a recent eviction drive carried out by the Dhaka South City Corporation, or DSCC, at the site of the city’s Railway Super Market in Gulistan. The DSCC plans to build a multi-storied shopping mall at the site. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Erosion has gulped 25 homes on the bank of the Jamuna river at Shahjadpur in Sirajganj.

    Erosion has gulped 25 homes on the bank of the Jamuna river at Shahjadpur in Sirajganj.

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Russia offers oil to Bangladesh

The proposal is being scrutinised, says State Minister Nasrul Hamid

Andrey Doronichev, right, with his housemate, Mikhail Kirillov, centre, at home in San Francisco. Credit: Kelsey McClellan for The New York Times

Russian-speaking technologists rebuild lives in US

They moved from Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and other countries for jobs in the technology industry. Now they are joined by friends fleeing war and repression

Shyam Benegal puzzled by biopic criticism

The film, co-produced by India and Bangladesh, depicts the life of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman