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Bangladesh
  • Infection:178,443
  • Recovery:86,406
  • Death:2,275

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection:12,376,147
  • Recovery:6,795,141
  • Death:556,895

Source: Johns Hopkins University

The quiet survivors of a global pandemic

Despite many female political leaders, the everyday woman still suffers in silence because she does not have the voice to speak her mind, Saima Wazed Hossain writes

A shopper walks pass advertising billboards for Boohoo at Canary Wharf DLR station in central London, Britain, Sept 17, 2018. Reuters

Boohoo, the newest face
of worker exploitation

Until recently, it was one of the fastest-growing online retailers in Britain

Smoke billows from a fire in an area of the Amazon rainforest near Porto Velho, Rondonia State, Brazil, Sept 10, 2019. REUTERS/FILE

Brazil bans fires in Amazon

The move to address rising concerns over destruction of the rainforest comes in response to a letter sent by 29 global firms

In an undated image provided by Casper Kofi, Viktor & Rolf, haute couture, fall 2020. The New York Times

A fashion model for the moment

Digital runway show with a 3D presence is an option to continue fashion shows during a pandemic

US President Donald Trump speaks prior to signing an Executive Order on the White House Hispanic Prosperity Initiative in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, US, Jul 9, 2020. REUTERS

An unexpected struggle for Trump: Defining an elusive Biden

With only six weeks to the Republican National Convention, Trump has yet to find a framework for attacking his opponent

An advisory on Goree cosmetics website notifying consumers about how to spot counterfeits purchased online or in stores, July 2, 2020. Goree Cosmetics/Handout via REUTERS

Skin whiteners with mercury remain online

A watchdog group raised the alarm over potentially dangerous levels of mercury in the creams more than seven months ago

Anifa Mvuemba, the womenswear designer, in Tysons, Va, Jun 29, 2020. Mvuemba, the founder of Hanifa, debuted a clothing collection in May called Pink Label Congo with a digitally rendered model called Imani. Alyssa Schukar/The New York Times

Were digital Dior and Chanel any good?

The first streamed couture shows were more like mini-movies, music videos, trailers and perfume commercials. There were some clothes, too

Serkan Golge at his apartment in Hatay, Turkey, Sept 23, 2019. The New York Times

NASA scientist jailed in Turkey recounts his ordeal

Serkan Golge is still dismayed by “garbage” evidence linking him to the failed coup and says the country is missing a chance to build its democracy

Members of the Hype House. The New York Times

TikTok stars race to reality shows

Many wonder if a new wave of unscripted shows about the lives of young influencers could captivate the next generation of television viewers

  • 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

  • The residents of Nasirabad in Dhaka’s Khilgaon have set up a bridge made of bamboo to cross a tributary of the river Balu. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The residents of Nasirabad in Dhaka’s Khilgaon have set up a bridge made of bamboo to cross a tributary of the river Balu. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The residents of Nasirabad in Dhaka’s Khilgaon have set up a bridge made of bamboo to cross a tributary of the river Balu. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The residents of Nasirabad in Dhaka’s Khilgaon have set up a bridge made of bamboo to cross a tributary of the river Balu. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The work is under way at Meghdubi Agro, a cattle farm in Dhaka's Bosila, to post online ads for sale as many of the customers are expected to buy sacrificial animals online due to the coronavirus pandemic during Eid-ul-Azha. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The work is under way at Meghdubi Agro, a cattle farm in Dhaka's Bosila, to post online ads for sale as many of the customers are expected to buy sacrificial animals online due to the coronavirus pandemic during Eid-ul-Azha. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The work is under way at Meghdubi Agro, a cattle farm in Dhaka's Bosila, to post online ads for sale as many of the customers are expected to buy sacrificial animals online due to the coronavirus pandemic during Eid-ul-Azha. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The work is under way at Meghdubi Agro, a cattle farm in Dhaka's Bosila, to post online ads for sale as many of the customers are expected to buy sacrificial animals online due to the coronavirus pandemic during Eid-ul-Azha. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Showers spray water on cattle during the heat at Meghdubi Agro farm at Basila Garden City as farms begin preparing for the Eid-ul-Azha. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Showers spray water on cattle during the heat at Meghdubi Agro farm at Basila Garden City as farms begin preparing for the Eid-ul-Azha. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Cattle of different breeds at Meghdubi Agro at Basila Garden City as the farm is preparing for the Eid-ul-Azha. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Cattle of different breeds at Meghdubi Agro at Basila Garden City as the farm is preparing for the Eid-ul-Azha. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A worker is giving the cattle a bath at Meghdubi Agro at Basila Garden City as the farm is preparing for the Eid-ul-Azha. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A worker is giving the cattle a bath at Meghdubi Agro at Basila Garden City as the farm is preparing for the Eid-ul-Azha. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Meghdubi Agro at Basila Garden City also sells cattle online. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Meghdubi Agro at Basila Garden City also sells cattle online. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaks in parliament ahead of the passage of the national budget for fiscal year 2020-21 on Thursday. Photo: A B M Aktaruzzaman/ PID

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaks in parliament ahead of the passage of the national budget for fiscal year 2020-21 on Thursday. Photo: A B M Aktaruzzaman/ PID

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaks in parliament ahead of the passage of the national budget for fiscal year 2020-21 on Thursday. Photo: A B M Aktaruzzaman/ PID

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaks in parliament ahead of the passage of the national budget for fiscal year 2020-21 on Thursday. Photo: A B M Aktaruzzaman/ PID

  • Leasers appointed by the BIWTA collecting duty from a vessel on the Shitalakkhya river. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Leasers appointed by the BIWTA collecting duty from a vessel on the Shitalakkhya river. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Leasers appointed by the BIWTA collecting duty from a vessel on the Shitalakkhya river. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Leasers appointed by the BIWTA collecting duty from a vessel on the Shitalakkhya river. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The banner to sensitise the public about hand-washing amid the coronavirus outbreak at a place in Khilkhet stands alone while the arrangements for hand-washing have vanished in three months. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The banner to sensitise the public about hand-washing amid the coronavirus outbreak at a place in Khilkhet stands alone while the arrangements for hand-washing have vanished in three months. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A basin set up by Dhaka North City Corporation for hand-washing at Rajlaxmi in Uttara amid a coronavirus outbreak is still there but without water or soap. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A basin set up by Dhaka North City Corporation for hand-washing at Rajlaxmi in Uttara amid a coronavirus outbreak is still there but without water or soap. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The hand-washing arrangements made by the DNCC at its market in Gulshan three months ago amid the coronavirus outbreak have vanished. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The hand-washing arrangements made by the DNCC at its market in Gulshan three months ago amid the coronavirus outbreak have vanished. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Filthy water and waste materials lie on basins without taps or soaps three months after Dhaka North City Corporation made the arrangements for hand-washing. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Filthy water and waste materials lie on basins without taps or soaps three months after Dhaka North City Corporation made the arrangements for hand-washing. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

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China will hit back against new US sanctions

Beijing described the new US sanctions as “deeply detrimental” to mutual relations.

Members of the Hype House. The New York Times

TikTok stars race to reality shows

Many wonder if a new wave of unscripted shows about the lives of young influencers could captivate the next generation of television viewers