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Bangladesh
  • Infection:183,795
  • Recovery:93,614
  • Death:2,352

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection:12,877,551
  • Recovery:7,092,481
  • Death:568,528

Source: Johns Hopkins University

Racism in America: What’s next?

In a democracy, changes take place at the ballot box and elections have consequences, Faizul Islam writes on protests over the killing of George Floyd

FILE -- A health care worker arrives at Methodist Hospital in San Antonio, June 28, 2020. A 30-year-old man who believed the coronavirus was a hoax and attended a “Covid party” died after being infected with the virus, according to a Texas hospital. (Christopher Lee/The New York Times)

Man dies after attending ‘COVID party’ in US

The 30-year-old had attended a gathering with an infected person to test whether the coronavirus was real

Photo from Aishwarya Rai Bachchan’s Instagram post

Virus hits 3 generations of Bachchan family

Revered Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan's daughter-in-law and granddaughter have joined him and his son in testing positive for COVID-19

Our writer entered the pandemic believing he was in good shape financially. Now, he says, he has a lot more to do. (Jing Wei/The New York Times)

Personal finance lessons from the pandemic

The writer entered the pandemic believing he was in good shape financially. Now, he says, he has a lot more to do

Roger Stone, a longtime friend and adviser of US President Donald Trump, reacts after Trump commuted his federal prison sentence, outside his home in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US July 10, 2020.REUTERS

Trump commutes Stone's prison sentence

Democrats condemn Trump's action as an assault on the rule of law

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks at a news conference on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, US, Sept 26, 2019. Reuters

Rouhani calls for ban on weddings, wakes

The call is made to stem a rise in coronavirus infections but the Iranian president insists the country's economy to stay open

President Donald Trump wears a mask while visiting Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., July 11. Trump finally wore a face mask in public, a dark blue one — the equivalent of a dark suit for the face — with a presidential seal in one corner. The New York Times

Who was that masked man?

President Donald Trump chose a simple navy blue covering: a plain rectangle that matched his signature suit as well as the masks worn by the members of the military and Secret Service who flanked him

Dorian Mintzer, a 74-year-old psychologist who has continued to work during the coronavirus pandemic via teletherapy, at her home in Boston, Jun 22, 2020. Now, like millions of other older working Americans, Mintzer is uncertain about the future of her job — much will depend on whether health insurers continue to cover teletherapy post-pandemic. David Degner/The New York Times

Teletherapy, popular in the pandemic, may outlast it

Some therapists find that remote therapy is so convenient to their patients that they will continue with it

Caution tape blocks a hallway area inside Marietta High School in Marietta, Ga, July 7, 2020. Many of the nation’s 3.5 million teachers found themselves feeling under siege this week as pressure from the White House, paediatricians and some parents to get back to physical classrooms intensified — even as the coronavirus rages across much of the country. (Audra Melton/The New York Times)

US teachers feel pressure to return to class

Questions about cleanliness, physical distancing in schools have not been answered, they say

  • Tanbir Hasan Shaikat, a member of DUCSU, and his friends distributing food among the homeless on the campus after the coronavirus crisis has spelled trouble for the poor. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Tanbir Hasan Shaikat, a member of DUCSU, and his friends distributing food among the homeless on the campus after the coronavirus crisis has spelled trouble for the poor. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Harunor Rashid, the deputy commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police, speaking to the media after the arrest of doctor Sabrina A Chaudhury, a cardiac surgeon of the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, in a fake COVID-19 test report scam involving JKG Health Care where she is the chairman. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Harunor Rashid, the deputy commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police, speaking to the media after the arrest of doctor Sabrina A Chaudhury, a cardiac surgeon of the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, in a fake COVID-19 test report scam involving JKG Health Care where she is the chairman. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Dr Sabrina A Chaudhury, a government doctor and chairman of JKG Health Care, arrives at Tejgaon Police Station after being arrested over her alleged involvement in a COVID-19 testing scam in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Dr Sabrina A Chaudhury, a government doctor and chairman of JKG Health Care, arrives at Tejgaon Police Station after being arrested over her alleged involvement in a COVID-19 testing scam in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Dr Sabrina A Chaudhury, a government doctor and chairman of JKG Health Care, arrives at Tejgaon Police Station after being arrested over her alleged involvement in a COVID-19 testing scam in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Dr Sabrina A Chaudhury, a government doctor and chairman of JKG Health Care, arrives at Tejgaon Police Station after being arrested over her alleged involvement in a COVID-19 testing scam in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Dr Sabrina A Chaudhury, a government doctor and chairman of JKG Health Care, arrives at Tejgaon Police Station for questioning over her alleged involvement in a COVID-19 testing scam in Dhaka. She was later placed under arrest. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Dr Sabrina A Chaudhury, a government doctor and chairman of JKG Health Care, arrives at Tejgaon Police Station for questioning over her alleged involvement in a COVID-19 testing scam in Dhaka. She was later placed under arrest. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Sunamganj, a town on the banks of Surma River, has been flooded for the second time in two weeks due to torrential rain and an onrush of water from the upstream. The Met Office recorded 132mm of rainfall on Saturday. According to the Water Development Board, the river was flowing 51cm above the danger level at Sholghar Point.

    Sunamganj, a town on the banks of Surma River, has been flooded for the second time in two weeks due to torrential rain and an onrush of water from the upstream. The Met Office recorded 132mm of rainfall on Saturday. According to the Water Development Board, the river was flowing 51cm above the danger level at Sholghar Point.

  • Sunamganj, a town on the banks of Surma River, has been flooded for the second time in two weeks due to torrential rain and an onrush of water from the upstream. The Met Office recorded 132mm of rainfall on Saturday. According to the Water Development Board, the river was flowing 51cm above the danger level at Sholghar Point.

    Sunamganj, a town on the banks of Surma River, has been flooded for the second time in two weeks due to torrential rain and an onrush of water from the upstream. The Met Office recorded 132mm of rainfall on Saturday. According to the Water Development Board, the river was flowing 51cm above the danger level at Sholghar Point.

  • Sunamganj, a town on the banks of Surma River, has been flooded for the second time in two weeks due to torrential rain and an onrush of water from the upstream. The Met Office recorded 132mm of rainfall on Saturday. According to the Water Development Board, the river was flowing 51cm above the danger level at Sholghar Point.

    Sunamganj, a town on the banks of Surma River, has been flooded for the second time in two weeks due to torrential rain and an onrush of water from the upstream. The Met Office recorded 132mm of rainfall on Saturday. According to the Water Development Board, the river was flowing 51cm above the danger level at Sholghar Point.

  • Sunamganj, a town on the banks of Surma River, has been flooded for the second time in two weeks due to torrential rain and an onrush of water from the upstream. The Met Office recorded 132mm of rainfall on Saturday. According to the Water Development Board, the river was flowing 51cm above the danger level at Sholghar Point.

    Sunamganj, a town on the banks of Surma River, has been flooded for the second time in two weeks due to torrential rain and an onrush of water from the upstream. The Met Office recorded 132mm of rainfall on Saturday. According to the Water Development Board, the river was flowing 51cm above the danger level at Sholghar Point.

  • Sahara Khatun, former home minister and Awami League leader, was buried next to her mother’s grave at Banani Graveyard in Dhaka following a Namaz-e-Janaza at the mosque there on Saturday.

    Sahara Khatun, former home minister and Awami League leader, was buried next to her mother’s grave at Banani Graveyard in Dhaka following a Namaz-e-Janaza at the mosque there on Saturday.

  • Different organisations paid respects to Awami League leader and former minister Sahara Khatun by placing wreaths on her coffin at the Banani Graveyard in Dhaka on Saturday.

    Different organisations paid respects to Awami League leader and former minister Sahara Khatun by placing wreaths on her coffin at the Banani Graveyard in Dhaka on Saturday.

  • People attend a funeral prayer session for former home minister Sahara Khatun at Banani Graveyard mosque before her burial on Saturday.

    People attend a funeral prayer session for former home minister Sahara Khatun at Banani Graveyard mosque before her burial on Saturday.

  • President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina sent wreaths to pay last respects to former home minister and Awami League leader Sahara Khatun during her burial at the Banani Graveyard in Dhaka on Saturday.

    President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina sent wreaths to pay last respects to former home minister and Awami League leader Sahara Khatun during her burial at the Banani Graveyard in Dhaka on Saturday.

  • Benazir Ahmed, inspector general of police, paid last respects to former home minister and Awami League leader Sahara Khatun before her burial at the Banani Graveyard on Saturday.

    Benazir Ahmed, inspector general of police, paid last respects to former home minister and Awami League leader Sahara Khatun before her burial at the Banani Graveyard on Saturday.

  • Dhaka South City Mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh placed a wreath on the coffin of Sahara Khatun to pay last respects to the former home minister and Awami League leader at Banani Graveyard in Dhaka on Saturday.

    Dhaka South City Mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh placed a wreath on the coffin of Sahara Khatun to pay last respects to the former home minister and Awami League leader at Banani Graveyard in Dhaka on Saturday.

  • Dhaka North City Mayor Atiqul Islam placed a wreath on the coffin of Sahara Khatun to pay last respects to the former home minister and Awami League leader at Banani Graveyard in Dhaka on Saturday.

    Dhaka North City Mayor Atiqul Islam placed a wreath on the coffin of Sahara Khatun to pay last respects to the former home minister and Awami League leader at Banani Graveyard in Dhaka on Saturday.

  • Sufia Begum has been making handmade baskets, used for carrying and unloading sand, stones and coal, over the past 20 years. She used to make Tk 100 to Tk 150 per day before the lockdown but the pandemic has cut her daily income by almost half. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Sufia Begum has been making handmade baskets, used for carrying and unloading sand, stones and coal, over the past 20 years. She used to make Tk 100 to Tk 150 per day before the lockdown but the pandemic has cut her daily income by almost half. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Sufia Begum has been making handmade baskets, used for carrying and unloading sand, stones and coal, over the past 20 years in Dhaka’s Gabtoli . She used to make Tk 100 to Tk 150 per day before the lockdown but the pandemic has cut her daily income by almost half. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Sufia Begum has been making handmade baskets, used for carrying and unloading sand, stones and coal, over the past 20 years in Dhaka’s Gabtoli . She used to make Tk 100 to Tk 150 per day before the lockdown but the pandemic has cut her daily income by almost half. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The demand for boats at a weekly market at Nasirabad usually rises during the rainy season but sales have dropped below half the usual rate amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The demand for boats at a weekly market at Nasirabad usually rises during the rainy season but sales have dropped below half the usual rate amid the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Craftsmen making boats at Kayetpara market in Dhaka’s Khilgaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Craftsmen making boats at Kayetpara market in Dhaka’s Khilgaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Trading under way at Kayetpara boat market in Dhaka’s Khilgaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Trading under way at Kayetpara boat market in Dhaka’s Khilgaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Boats at a weekly market in Dhaka’s Khilgaon are priced between Tk 2,000 and Tk 9,000, depending on the size. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Boats at a weekly market in Dhaka’s Khilgaon are priced between Tk 2,000 and Tk 9,000, depending on the size. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A customer checking boats at Kayetpara in Dhaka’s Khilgaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A customer checking boats at Kayetpara in Dhaka’s Khilgaon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

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