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Bangladesh
  • Infection: 1,179,827
  • Recovery: 779----
  • Death: 19,521

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection:194,505,845
  • Recovery: 3,405,---
  • Death:4,163,867

Source: Johns Hopkins University

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A woman wearing a mask passes by a coronavirus disease mobile testing van, as cases of the infectious Delta variant of COVID-19 continue to rise, in Washington Square Park in New York City, US, July 22, 2021. Reuters
How Delta variant
upends assumptions
about coronavirus

Evidence is mounting that it is capable of infecting fully vaccinated people at a greater rate than previous versions

Developing nations need help to quit coal addiction

Coal, which is being phased out of the power system in many industrialised nations, is still a vital fuel for generation in many developing economies

Relatives of fallen soldiers visit the military cemetery in Baku, Azerbaijan, June 26, 2021. The New York Times

In Nagorno-Karabakh, land mines, bulldozers and lingering tensions

Despite the hurdles, territory seized by Azerbaijan from Armenia in last year’s war is being transformed with breathtaking speed

An unfinished soccer stadium in Wadi al-Nis, in the West Bank, July 22, 2021. The New York Times.

Virus took the football team, lone bright spot in West Bank

Despite a fan base of just 1,400 people, the Wadi al-Nis club was a perennial West Bank powerhouse; but the team could not defeat the coronavirus

In an undated image provided by DeepMind, proteins belonging to a fruit fly are given shape by DeepMind’s AI technology. DeepMind has given 3-D structure to 350,000 proteins, including every one made by humans, promising a boon for medicine and drug design. (DeepMind via The New York Times)

AI predicts the shapes of molecules to come

DeepMind has given 3-D structure to 350,000 proteins, including every one made by humans, promising a boon for medicine and drug design

A person fuels their Toyota Mirai at a hydrogen fuel pump in Torrance, Calif, Oct 22, 2020. The New York Times

Toyota led on clean cars

The lack of refuelling infrastructure for hydrogen vehicles, along with the cars’ high prices, has held them back

An appointment to renew or obtain a passport is an elusive proposition these days, as those who let their documents lapse during the pandemic are finding out. The New York Times 

Need to renew your passport?

An appointment to renew or obtain a passport is an elusive proposition these days

The singer and songwriter Yola in Nashville, Tenn, Jul 14, 2021. Last year, the English powerhouse was nominated for four Grammys — now she’s returning with “Stand for Myself,” an album made on her own terms. (Alysse Gafkjen/The New York Times

After two decades in music, Yola expands her powers

Last year, the English powerhouse was nominated for four Grammys. Now she’s returning with 'Stand for Myself,' an album made on her own terms

Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Skateboarding - Women's Street - Medal Ceremony - Ariake Urban Sports Park - Tokyo, Japan - July 26, 2021. Momiji Nishiya of Japan poses with her gold medal during medal ceremony. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Schoolgirl scoops gold

Hosts Japan now have eight golds in the Tokyo Games, one more than the US and two ahead of third-placed China

US President Joe Biden delivers remarks during an event to celebrate the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in the White House Rose Garden in Washington, US, July 26, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

US to protect people disabled by COVID

Joe Biden is launching a government initiative to prohibit discrimination against people disabled by long-term symptoms of the coronavirus disease

  • As many as 353 beds for COVID-19 patients are being set up at the BSMMU Convention Centre - 80 on the ground floor, 120 on the first and 153 on the second. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    As many as 353 beds for COVID-19 patients are being set up at the BSMMU Convention Centre - 80 on the ground floor, 120 on the first and 153 on the second. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Construction workers set up the COVID-19 hospital at BSMMU Convention Centre on Monday, Jul 26, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Construction workers set up the COVID-19 hospital at BSMMU Convention Centre on Monday, Jul 26, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The beds on all the floors of the COVID-19 hospital at BSMMU Convention Centre will be connected to a central oxygen supply. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The beds on all the floors of the COVID-19 hospital at BSMMU Convention Centre will be connected to a central oxygen supply. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The COVID-19 hospital at BSMMU Convention Centre is being set up under the supervision of the Directorate General of Health Services. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The COVID-19 hospital at BSMMU Convention Centre is being set up under the supervision of the Directorate General of Health Services. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Workers are putting oxygen pipes in position with every bed connecting to a central oxygen supply in the COVID-19 hospital at BSMMU Convention Centre. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Workers are putting oxygen pipes in position with every bed connecting to a central oxygen supply in the COVID-19 hospital at BSMMU Convention Centre. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • All is quiet at Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka amid the lockdown as the COVID-19 situation worsens across the country. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    All is quiet at Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka amid the lockdown as the COVID-19 situation worsens across the country. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • A handful of security personnel guard the ticket counters at the almost deserted Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka on Monday, Jul 26, 2021 amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    A handful of security personnel guard the ticket counters at the almost deserted Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka on Monday, Jul 26, 2021 amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • Ticket counters at Kamalapur Railway Station are closed as train services are suspended amid the lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    Ticket counters at Kamalapur Railway Station are closed as train services are suspended amid the lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • The entrance to the main platform of Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka is closed as train services are suspended amid the lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    The entrance to the main platform of Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka is closed as train services are suspended amid the lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • A view of the deserted platforms at Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka as train services are suspended amid the lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    A view of the deserted platforms at Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka as train services are suspended amid the lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • A view of the deserted platforms at Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka as train services are suspended amid the lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    A view of the deserted platforms at Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka as train services are suspended amid the lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • An intercity train stands still on the tracks at Dhaka’s Kamalapur Railway Station which is closed due to the lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    An intercity train stands still on the tracks at Dhaka’s Kamalapur Railway Station which is closed due to the lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • A view of the deserted platforms at Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka as train services are suspended amid the lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    A view of the deserted platforms at Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka as train services are suspended amid the lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • The demolition of the BGMEA Bhaban constructed illegally on a water body at Hatirjheel in Dhaka is almost complete. The work to tear down the building, decried as a cancer in the Hatirjheel project, began in January 2020 following a High Court order. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    The demolition of the BGMEA Bhaban constructed illegally on a water body at Hatirjheel in Dhaka is almost complete. The work to tear down the building, decried as a cancer in the Hatirjheel project, began in January 2020 following a High Court order. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • The demolition of the BGMEA Bhaban constructed illegally on a water body at Hatirjheel in Dhaka is almost complete. The work to tear down the building, decried as a cancer in the Hatirjheel project, began in January 2020 following a High Court order. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    The demolition of the BGMEA Bhaban constructed illegally on a water body at Hatirjheel in Dhaka is almost complete. The work to tear down the building, decried as a cancer in the Hatirjheel project, began in January 2020 following a High Court order. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • The number of rickshaws and cars in Dhaka’s Motijheel increased on Sunday, Jul 25, 2021, the third day of a strict coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The number of rickshaws and cars in Dhaka’s Motijheel increased on Sunday, Jul 25, 2021, the third day of a strict coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A long tailback of vehicles was created at a police check-post on Mirpur Road in Dhaka’s College Gate on Sunday, Jul 25, 2021, the third day of a strict coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A long tailback of vehicles was created at a police check-post on Mirpur Road in Dhaka’s College Gate on Sunday, Jul 25, 2021, the third day of a strict coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Policemen controlled traffic on Mirpur Road in Dhaka’s College Gate on Sunday, Jul 25, 2021, the third day of a strict coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Policemen controlled traffic on Mirpur Road in Dhaka’s College Gate on Sunday, Jul 25, 2021, the third day of a strict coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

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An illustration picture shows a pack of Marlboro cigarettes in a coffee house in Vienna, Austria, May 12, 2017. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Philip Morris to end Marlboro sales in UK

The $153 billion-dollar company sells Marlboro cigarettes outside the United States, after it split off from parent company Altria in 2008

Representational image. Reuters

7 killed in clashes between two Indian states

The violence highlights the long-standing inter-state boundary issues in the region

Roy Nathanson, left, in blue cap, with student musicians at the Open Streets kickoff event on Newkirk Avenue in Brooklyn this month. The New York Times

The music scene in
Brooklyn neighbourhood
is there to stay

These events, along with new series and festivals, have transformed this quiet area into an arts hub.