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Bangladesh
  • Infection: 829,972
  • Recovery: 779,796
  • Death: 13,172

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection: 176,082,924
  • Recovery: 3,405,121
  • Death: 3,806,204

Source: Johns Hopkins University

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Nasir U Mahmood
Who is Nasir Mahmood?

He is facing a fierce firestorm ignited by actress Pori Moni for allegedly trying to rape and murder her,

What the rich don’t want to admit about the poor

We discuss the poor as a pity or a blight, but we rarely admit that high rate of poverty is a policy choice

The giant Buddha statue of Wat Paknam Phasi Charoen temple is seen at the end of an avenue amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Bangkok, Thailand, Jun 9, 2021. REUTERS

Virus outbreaks at
Thai factories hit
export sector

A series of coronavirus outbreaks threatens to further undermine an economy as it struggles to recover from the pandemic's blow to the crucial tourism industry

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern leaves after Friday prayers at Hagley Park outside Al-Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand Mar 22, 2019. REUTERS/FILE

NZ mosque attack film
should focus on Muslim
community: Ardern

The prime minister of New Zealand reacts after some people raised objections to a movie focussing on her response to the bloodshed

A whitetip reef shark with white spots and lesions, said by marine biologists could be linked to rising sea temperatures, lies on the seabed off the coast of Sipadan Island, Malaysia in this picture obtained from social media. JASON ISLEY/SCUBAZOO/via REUTERS

Malaysia's reef sharks stricken with mystery skin disease

Marine biologists are investigating a mystery skin disease afflicting whitetip reef sharks in Malaysia, with some early reports suggesting rising sea temperatures could be to blame

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel speaks to reporters in Washington as he prepares to board a plane to Israel on Mar 25, 2019. Netanyahu — who was ousted as prime minister on Sunday, Jun 13, 2021 — has been a deeply polarising figure, governing from the right, branding adversaries as traitors, anti-Israel or anti-Semitic, obsessed with power and comfortable deploying street-fighter tactics to retain it. Dan Balilty/The New York Times

Netanyahu exits a stage he dominated

Israel’s longest-serving prime minister is a polarising figure who sidelined efforts to resolve the Palestinian conflict but opened relations with four Arab countries

Britain's Queen Elizabeth attends a military ceremony in the Quadrangle of Windsor Castle to mark her official birthday, in Windsor, Britain June 12, 2021. REUTERS

UK's queen joined by cousin for 'Trooping the Colour' event

Queen Elizabeth viewed a scaled-down military ceremony at Windsor Castle to mark her official birthday, her first since the death of her husband Prince Philip

YouTube has long been the most popular music service in the world — what’s changed is that YouTube isn’t the Darth Vader of the music industry anymore. The New York Times

YouTube isn’t the music villain anymore

YouTube has long been the most popular music service in the world; what’s changed is that YouTube isn’t the Darth Vader of the music industry anymore

Apple and Google have unveiled phone features designed for an era of hybrid remote and in-person work. (Glenn Harvey/The New York Times)

On the newest iPhone and Android software

The latest phone software is designed for this COVID-accelerated era of hybrid remote work

Israeli soldiers standing guard as children play in a Jewish settlement in the West Bank in 2019. Sergey Ponomarev for The New York Times

Israel’s Arab neighbours predict little change

They are not expecting substantial changes in Israel’s approach to the Palestinians or to the wider Middle East following the end of Netanyahu’s reign as prime minister

  • Businessman and Dhaka Boat Club member Nasir U Mahmood (jeans pants and sky blue shirt) at the police’s Detective Branch office in Dhaka after his arrest along with four others at Uttara on Monday, Jun 14, 2021 in a case filed by film actress Pori Moni on charges of attempted rape and murder. The police also seized liquor during the arrests.

    Businessman and Dhaka Boat Club member Nasir U Mahmood (jeans pants and sky blue shirt) at the police’s Detective Branch office in Dhaka after his arrest along with four others at Uttara on Monday, Jun 14, 2021 in a case filed by film actress Pori Moni on charges of attempted rape and murder. The police also seized liquor during the arrests.

  • Businessman and Dhaka Boat Club member Nasir U Mahmood (jeans pants and sky blue shirt) at the police’s Detective Branch office in Dhaka after his arrest along with four others at Uttara on Monday, Jun 14, 2021 in a case filed by film actress Pori Moni on charges of attempted rape and murder.

    Businessman and Dhaka Boat Club member Nasir U Mahmood (jeans pants and sky blue shirt) at the police’s Detective Branch office in Dhaka after his arrest along with four others at Uttara on Monday, Jun 14, 2021 in a case filed by film actress Pori Moni on charges of attempted rape and murder.

  • Businessman and Dhaka Boat Club member Nasir U Mahmood (jeans pants and sky blue shirt) at the police’s Detective Branch office in Dhaka after his arrest along with four others at Uttara on Monday, Jun 14, 2021 in a case filed by film actress Pori Moni on charges of attempted rape and murder.

    Businessman and Dhaka Boat Club member Nasir U Mahmood (jeans pants and sky blue shirt) at the police’s Detective Branch office in Dhaka after his arrest along with four others at Uttara on Monday, Jun 14, 2021 in a case filed by film actress Pori Moni on charges of attempted rape and murder.

  • A rickshaw driver takes on the risk of crossing the train tracks in Dhaka’s Tejgaon on Sunday, June 13, 2021, despite the closure of the rail crossing due to construction work on the elevated expressway. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A rickshaw driver takes on the risk of crossing the train tracks in Dhaka’s Tejgaon on Sunday, June 13, 2021, despite the closure of the rail crossing due to construction work on the elevated expressway. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Pedestrians duck under the lowered boom barrier of the rail crossing at Dhaka’s Tejgaon on Sunday, June 13, 2021. The crossing is currently closed due to construction work on the elevated expressway. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Pedestrians duck under the lowered boom barrier of the rail crossing at Dhaka’s Tejgaon on Sunday, June 13, 2021. The crossing is currently closed due to construction work on the elevated expressway. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A man crosses the lowered boom barrier of the rail crossing at Dhaka’s Tejgaon with his bicycle on Sunday, June 13, 2021. The crossing is currently closed due to construction work on the elevated expressway. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A man crosses the lowered boom barrier of the rail crossing at Dhaka’s Tejgaon with his bicycle on Sunday, June 13, 2021. The crossing is currently closed due to construction work on the elevated expressway. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A man rides his motorcycle across the closed rail crossing at Dhaka’s Tejgaon on Sunday, Jun 13, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A man rides his motorcycle across the closed rail crossing at Dhaka’s Tejgaon on Sunday, Jun 13, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A view of the Padma Bridge taken from the river on Monday, June 14, 2021. According to information from the Bridges Division, construction work on the bridge was 93 percent complete as of Jun 1. The government hopes to allow traffic across the bridge from next year if things proceed as planned. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    A view of the Padma Bridge taken from the river on Monday, June 14, 2021. According to information from the Bridges Division, construction work on the bridge was 93 percent complete as of Jun 1. The government hopes to allow traffic across the bridge from next year if things proceed as planned. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • A view of the Padma Bridge taken from the river on Monday, June 14, 2021. According to information from the Bridges Division, construction work on the bridge was 93 percent complete as of Jun 1. The government hopes to allow traffic across the bridge from next year if things proceed as planned. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    A view of the Padma Bridge taken from the river on Monday, June 14, 2021. According to information from the Bridges Division, construction work on the bridge was 93 percent complete as of Jun 1. The government hopes to allow traffic across the bridge from next year if things proceed as planned. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • A view of the Padma Bridge taken from the river on Monday, June 14, 2021. According to information from the Bridges Division, construction work on the bridge was 93 percent complete as of Jun 1. The government hopes to allow traffic across the bridge from next year if things proceed as planned. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    A view of the Padma Bridge taken from the river on Monday, June 14, 2021. According to information from the Bridges Division, construction work on the bridge was 93 percent complete as of Jun 1. The government hopes to allow traffic across the bridge from next year if things proceed as planned. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • Film actress Pori Moni brings allegations of attempted rape and murder against a businessman at a media briefing at her home in Dhaka’s Gulshan on Sunday night, Jun 13, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Film actress Pori Moni brings allegations of attempted rape and murder against a businessman at a media briefing at her home in Dhaka’s Gulshan on Sunday night, Jun 13, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Film actress Pori Moni brings allegations of attempted rape and murder against a businessman at a media briefing at her home in Dhaka’s Gulshan on Sunday night, Jun 13, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Film actress Pori Moni brings allegations of attempted rape and murder against a businessman at a media briefing at her home in Dhaka’s Gulshan on Sunday night, Jun 13, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Film actress Pori Moni alleged at a media briefing at her Gulshan home on Sunday night, Jun 13, 2021 that a businessman tried to rape and murder her. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Film actress Pori Moni alleged at a media briefing at her Gulshan home on Sunday night, Jun 13, 2021 that a businessman tried to rape and murder her. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Film actress Pori Moni breaks down as she describes an alleged incident of attempted rape and murder at a media briefing at her home in Dhaka’s Gulshan on Sunday, Jun 13, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Film actress Pori Moni breaks down as she describes an alleged incident of attempted rape and murder at a media briefing at her home in Dhaka’s Gulshan on Sunday, Jun 13, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Film actress Pori Moni breaks down as she describes an alleged incident of attempted rape and murder at a media briefing at her home in Dhaka’s Gulshan on Sunday, Jun 13, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Film actress Pori Moni breaks down as she describes an alleged incident of attempted rape and murder at a media briefing at her home in Dhaka’s Gulshan on Sunday, Jun 13, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Boxes containing Sinopharm COVID-19 doses await transportation to a cold storage at Air Force Base Bangabandhu in Dhaka after the arrival of the vaccine from China as a gift on Sunday, Jun 13, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Boxes containing Sinopharm COVID-19 doses await transportation to a cold storage at Air Force Base Bangabandhu in Dhaka after the arrival of the vaccine from China as a gift on Sunday, Jun 13, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Workers carry Sinopharm COVID-19 doses to freezing vans at Air Force Base Bangabandhu in Dhaka after the arrival of the vaccine from China as a gift on Sunday, Jun 13, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Workers carry Sinopharm COVID-19 doses to freezing vans at Air Force Base Bangabandhu in Dhaka after the arrival of the vaccine from China as a gift on Sunday, Jun 13, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Workers unload Sinopharm COVID-19 doses from a plane at Air Force Base Bangabandhu in Dhaka after the arrival of the vaccine from China as a gift on Sunday, Jun 13, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Workers unload Sinopharm COVID-19 doses from a plane at Air Force Base Bangabandhu in Dhaka after the arrival of the vaccine from China as a gift on Sunday, Jun 13, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • China has sent syringes, ventilators, masks and other materials as gift along with 600,000 Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine doses that arrived in Dhaka on Sunday, Jun 13, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    China has sent syringes, ventilators, masks and other materials as gift along with 600,000 Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine doses that arrived in Dhaka on Sunday, Jun 13, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Boxes containing Sinopharm COVID-19 doses await transportation to a cold storage at Air Force Base Bangabandhu in Dhaka after the arrival of the vaccine from China as a gift on Sunday, Jun 13, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Boxes containing Sinopharm COVID-19 doses await transportation to a cold storage at Air Force Base Bangabandhu in Dhaka after the arrival of the vaccine from China as a gift on Sunday, Jun 13, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Freezing vans wait to transport Sinopharm COVID-19 doses from Air Force Base Bangabandhu in Dhaka to a cold storage of Expanded Programme on Immunisation after the arrival of the vaccine from China on Sunday, Jun 13, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Freezing vans wait to transport Sinopharm COVID-19 doses from Air Force Base Bangabandhu in Dhaka to a cold storage of Expanded Programme on Immunisation after the arrival of the vaccine from China on Sunday, Jun 13, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Army chief-designate Quarter Master General SM Shafiuddin Ahmed and Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Operations) Rear Admiral M Abu Ashraf put the badge of air marshal on the uniform of new Air Force chief Sheikh Abdul Hannan in the presence of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the Ganabhaban on Sunday, Jun 13, 2021. Photo: PMO

    Army chief-designate Quarter Master General SM Shafiuddin Ahmed and Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Operations) Rear Admiral M Abu Ashraf put the badge of air marshal on the uniform of new Air Force chief Sheikh Abdul Hannan in the presence of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the Ganabhaban on Sunday, Jun 13, 2021. Photo: PMO

  • Workers fired from Karim Jute Mill and Latif Bawani Jute Mill protest in front of the National Press Club on Sunday, June 13, 2021, demanding their backpay and the reopening of the factories after modernisation. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Workers fired from Karim Jute Mill and Latif Bawani Jute Mill protest in front of the National Press Club on Sunday, June 13, 2021, demanding their backpay and the reopening of the factories after modernisation. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Workers fired from Karim Jute Mill and Latif Bawani Jute Mill protest in front of the National Press Club on Sunday, June 13, 2021, demanding their backpay and the reopening of the factories after modernisation. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Workers fired from Karim Jute Mill and Latif Bawani Jute Mill protest in front of the National Press Club on Sunday, June 13, 2021, demanding their backpay and the reopening of the factories after modernisation. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The Community Centre, Convention Hall and Catering Association holds a demonstration in front of the National Press Club on Sunday, June 13, 2021, to demand community centres be allowed to reopen amid the pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The Community Centre, Convention Hall and Catering Association holds a demonstration in front of the National Press Club on Sunday, June 13, 2021, to demand community centres be allowed to reopen amid the pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

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The headquarters of the investment bank Goldman Sachs, in Manhattan, March 13, 2020. Goldman Sachs is informing employees that reporting their vaccination status would be required, one of few firms doing so. The New York Times

Companies reopening asking about vaccination status

Many companies are still puzzling over a single quandary: what to do about vaccines; should they require employees to get them?

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel speaks to reporters in Washington as he prepares to board a plane to Israel on Mar 25, 2019. Netanyahu — who was ousted as prime minister on Sunday, Jun 13, 2021 — has been a deeply polarising figure, governing from the right, branding adversaries as traitors, anti-Israel or anti-Semitic, obsessed with power and comfortable deploying street-fighter tactics to retain it. Dan Balilty/The New York Times

Netanyahu exits a
stage he dominated

Israel’s longest-serving prime minister is a polarising figure who sidelined efforts to resolve the Palestinian conflict but opened relations with four Arab countries

Pori Moni alleges
rape, murder bid
by a businessman

She also alleges police did not record a case