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Bangladesh
  • Infection: 456,438
  • Recovery: 371,453
  • Death: 6,524

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection: 60,796,766
  • Recovery: 38,919,340
  • Death: 1,428,671

Source: Johns Hopkins University

Spotlight

Pascal Soriot, chief executive of the drug company AstraZeneca, in Washington on Feb 26, 2019. The New York Times
AstraZeneca likely to
run new vaccine trial

It may launch a fresh study to evaluate a lower dosage of its COVID-19 vaccine that performed better than a full dosage

Even in a pandemic, the billionaires are winning

Why are American billionaires doing so well while so many other Americans suffer? Part of the story is garden-variety American inequality

A flag is seen amidst the rain during a rally at Edinburgh Place in Hong Kong, China, December 29, 2019. REUTERS

China wields patriotic education to tame HK youth

Targeting Hong Kong's teachers has become part of a broader plan by China's leaders to reform the city's rebellious youth after last year's sometimes-violent pro-democracy demonstrations

A helicopter and surveillance cameras in Manhattan during protests over the death of George Floyd, May 31, 2020. The New York Times

Technology in policing
can reinforce racial bias

UN warned that using technologies can even be counterproductive, as communities exposed to discriminatory law enforcement lose trust in the police and become less cooperative

Face masks sewed by workers of the University hospital are seen, as the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues in Essen, Germany, March 30, 2020. REUTERS/Leon Kuegeler

Time to upgrade your mask?

New research shows adding a filter and improving the fit makes a cloth mask work even better

Representational image. Reuters

Beer maker backs India solar desalination plant

The plant will sell clean water at a subsidised rate and hire more than a dozen women, a company official says

Photo: Reuters

Their teeth fell out. Was it
another virus consequence?

There’s no rigorous evidence yet that the infection can lead to tooth loss or related problems

Saudi women's rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul is seen in this undated handout picture. REUTERS

Saudi sends women’s rights activist to terrorism court

Loujain al-Hathloul has been accused of harming the kingdom’s security. Rights groups consider the prosecution a sham

Students wear protective masks as they attend a class at school as the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Peshawar, Pakistan November 23, 2020. Reuters

Pakistan shuts schools

It tries to curb new coronavirus infections and a rise in the number of people in hospital with COVID-19

Feminine hygiene products are seen in a store in Perthshire, Scotland. Reuters

Scotland makes sanitary products free

Two years ago, Scotland also made history when it began providing free sanitary products to students at schools, colleges and universities

Robi committed to standing by the community

Robi Axiata Limited is a name of reliance in the telecommunication sector of Bangladesh. Enabling users to connect through their extensive network coverage, Robi Axiata has always been at the forefront of the development of Digital Bangladesh its remarkable introductions of new technological services to the people of the country. Even since the corona outbreak in the country, Robi has been by the side the people in tackling corona with a number of initiatives of their own, with partnerships with government and other non-governmental organizations for digital innovations in controlling the outbreak while providing regular uninterrupted services to the subscribers.

  • Bangladesh Conscious Citizen Committee demonstrated from a human chain with the slogan – ‘Resist Terrorism-Militancy Together’ – in Dhaka’s Gulshan on Thursday, Nov 26, 2020.

    Bangladesh Conscious Citizen Committee demonstrated from a human chain with the slogan – ‘Resist Terrorism-Militancy Together’ – in Dhaka’s Gulshan on Thursday, Nov 26, 2020.

  • Bangladesh Conscious Citizen Committee demonstrated from a human chain with the slogan – ‘Resist Terrorism-Militancy Together’ – in Dhaka’s Gulshan on Thursday, Nov 26, 2020.

    Bangladesh Conscious Citizen Committee demonstrated from a human chain with the slogan – ‘Resist Terrorism-Militancy Together’ – in Dhaka’s Gulshan on Thursday, Nov 26, 2020.

  • Guests at a dialogue held at the Osmani Memorial Auditorium in Dhaka on Nov 26, 2020 on ways to fast-track the implementation of the government's incentive package for economic recovery and social protection to battle COVID-19 pandemic crisis.

    Guests at a dialogue held at the Osmani Memorial Auditorium in Dhaka on Nov 26, 2020 on ways to fast-track the implementation of the government's incentive package for economic recovery and social protection to battle COVID-19 pandemic crisis.

  • Rubana Huq, the president of the garment exporters’ lobby BGMEA, speaks at a dialogue at the Osmani Memorial Auditorium in Dhaka on Nov 26, 2020 on ways to expedite the implementation of the government's incentive package for economic recovery and social protection to fight the pandemic.

    Rubana Huq, the president of the garment exporters’ lobby BGMEA, speaks at a dialogue at the Osmani Memorial Auditorium in Dhaka on Nov 26, 2020 on ways to expedite the implementation of the government's incentive package for economic recovery and social protection to fight the pandemic.

  • Ahmad Kaikaus, the principal secretary to the prime minister, speaks at a dialogue at the Osmani Memorial Auditorium in Dhaka on Nov 26, 2020 on ways to speed up the implementation of the government's incentive package for economic recovery and social protection to battle the coronavirus crisis.

    Ahmad Kaikaus, the principal secretary to the prime minister, speaks at a dialogue at the Osmani Memorial Auditorium in Dhaka on Nov 26, 2020 on ways to speed up the implementation of the government's incentive package for economic recovery and social protection to battle the coronavirus crisis.

  • Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi speaks at a dialogue at the Osmani Memorial Auditorium in Dhaka on Nov 26, 2020 on ways to fast-track the implementation of the government's incentive package for economic recovery and social protection to battle the coronavirus crisis.

    Commerce Minister Tipu Munshi speaks at a dialogue at the Osmani Memorial Auditorium in Dhaka on Nov 26, 2020 on ways to fast-track the implementation of the government's incentive package for economic recovery and social protection to battle the coronavirus crisis.

  • Saudi Arabia's new Ambassador to Bangladesh Essa Bin Yusef Al-Duhailan paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the Ganobhaban in Dhaka on Thursday, Nov 26, 2020. Photo: PID

    Saudi Arabia's new Ambassador to Bangladesh Essa Bin Yusef Al-Duhailan paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the Ganobhaban in Dhaka on Thursday, Nov 26, 2020. Photo: PID

  • Rinchen Kuentsyl, the newly appointed ambassador of Bhutan to Bangladesh, paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the Ganobhaban in Dhaka on Thursday, Nov 26, 2020. Photo: PID

    Rinchen Kuentsyl, the newly appointed ambassador of Bhutan to Bangladesh, paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the Ganobhaban in Dhaka on Thursday, Nov 26, 2020. Photo: PID

  • Unauthorised autorickshaws are carrying passengers from Basabo to Nondipara in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Unauthorised autorickshaws are carrying passengers from Basabo to Nondipara in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Unauthorised autorickshaws are carrying passengers from Basabo to Nondipara in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Unauthorised autorickshaws are carrying passengers from Basabo to Nondipara in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Shouting slogans and carrying torches, members of Projonmontore Nari Maitree, a woman rights group, marched from Dhanmondi 6/A in Dhaka on Wednesday, Nov 25, 2020 as part of a global campaign against violence towards women. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Shouting slogans and carrying torches, members of Projonmontore Nari Maitree, a woman rights group, marched from Dhanmondi 6/A in Dhaka on Wednesday, Nov 25, 2020 as part of a global campaign against violence towards women. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A woman carries a torch in a procession taken out in Dhaka on Wednesday, Nov 25, 2020 as part of a global campaign against violence towards women. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A woman carries a torch in a procession taken out in Dhaka on Wednesday, Nov 25, 2020 as part of a global campaign against violence towards women. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Women wearing masks and covering eyes with dark cloth that read

    Women wearing masks and covering eyes with dark cloth that read "Say No to Rape" marched with torches in Dhaka on Wednesday, Nov 25, 2020 as part of a global campaign against violence towards women. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Women staged a flash mob during march in Dhaka on Wednesday, Nov 25, 2020 as part of a global campaign against violence towards women. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Women staged a flash mob during march in Dhaka on Wednesday, Nov 25, 2020 as part of a global campaign against violence towards women. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A woman carries a placard during a march in Dhaka on Wednesday, Nov 25, 2020 as part of a global campaign against violence towards women. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A woman carries a placard during a march in Dhaka on Wednesday, Nov 25, 2020 as part of a global campaign against violence towards women. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Projonmontore Nari Maitree organised a flash mob during march in Dhaka on Wednesday, Nov 25, 2020 as part of a global campaign against violence towards women. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Projonmontore Nari Maitree organised a flash mob during march in Dhaka on Wednesday, Nov 25, 2020 as part of a global campaign against violence towards women. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Residents sift through the debris for usable materials after a fire destroyed more than 50 shanties at Kalshi slum in Dhaka in the wee hours of Wednesday, Nov 25, 2020.

    Residents sift through the debris for usable materials after a fire destroyed more than 50 shanties at Kalshi slum in Dhaka in the wee hours of Wednesday, Nov 25, 2020.

  • Police stopped demonstrators of Bangladesh Muktijoddha Sontan Sangsad when they tried to lay siege to the Ministry of Liberation War Affairs over a seven-point charter of demand, including the restoration of quota for the freedom fighters' children in government jobs, on Wednesday, Nov 25, 2020.

    Police stopped demonstrators of Bangladesh Muktijoddha Sontan Sangsad when they tried to lay siege to the Ministry of Liberation War Affairs over a seven-point charter of demand, including the restoration of quota for the freedom fighters' children in government jobs, on Wednesday, Nov 25, 2020.

  • Bangladesh Muktijoddha Sontan Sangsad organised a human chain to demand restoration of the quota for freedom fighters' children in government jobs outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Wednesday, Nov 25, 2020.

    Bangladesh Muktijoddha Sontan Sangsad organised a human chain to demand restoration of the quota for freedom fighters' children in government jobs outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Wednesday, Nov 25, 2020.

  • Buyers crowded the wholesale market of face masks under the Babubazar Bridge and many had little care for health regulation imposed by the government on Tuesday, Nov 24, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Buyers crowded the wholesale market of face masks under the Babubazar Bridge and many had little care for health regulation imposed by the government on Tuesday, Nov 24, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The government has instructed the authorities to tighten the supervision of mask-wearing directives, yet people were indifferent to the instructions while roaming the Babubazar wholesale market for face masks on Tuesday, Nov 24, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The government has instructed the authorities to tighten the supervision of mask-wearing directives, yet people were indifferent to the instructions while roaming the Babubazar wholesale market for face masks on Tuesday, Nov 24, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Face masks are being sold at prices ranging from Tk 220 to Tk 400 per hundred pieces according to their quality on Tuesday, Nov 24, 2020. These were being sold at half their prices even a few days ago. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Face masks are being sold at prices ranging from Tk 220 to Tk 400 per hundred pieces according to their quality on Tuesday, Nov 24, 2020. These were being sold at half their prices even a few days ago. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The locally made masks are bought in lots from the wholesale market and then sent to other places for sale. Photo taken on Tuesday, Nov 24, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The locally made masks are bought in lots from the wholesale market and then sent to other places for sale. Photo taken on Tuesday, Nov 24, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The demand and prices of face masks are going up due to the rise in the coronavirus infection rate. Buyers are taking a look at masks in the Babubazar wholesale market in Old Dhaka on Tuesday, Nov 24, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The demand and prices of face masks are going up due to the rise in the coronavirus infection rate. Buyers are taking a look at masks in the Babubazar wholesale market in Old Dhaka on Tuesday, Nov 24, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Apart from the locally made surgical masks, the wholesale market under Babubazar Bridge in Old Dhaka features different types of face masks. Photo taken on Tuesday, Nov 24, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Apart from the locally made surgical masks, the wholesale market under Babubazar Bridge in Old Dhaka features different types of face masks. Photo taken on Tuesday, Nov 24, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

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Co-founders of Pizza Pilgrims, brothers Thom (L) and James Elliot, pose for a photograph in one of their restaurants amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in London, Britain, November 20, 2020. REUTERS

UK restaurants offer DIY meal kits to survive lockdown

From fast food to fine dining, some restaurants in Britain are relying on home kits to keep them afloat during lockdown,

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America marks COVID-altered Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving, typically celebrated with big family dinners, became the latest major event in American life to be altered or diminished by the coronavirus in 2020

Despite battling cancer, Ekushey Award-winning thespian Aly Zaker takes to the stage and mesmerises the audience with his reprisal of the title character in the play 'Galileo' at the experimental theater hall of the Shilpakala Academy in Dhaka, Oct 14, 2018. Photo: Mostafizur Rahman

Aly Zaker dies

The actor and director passed away in United Hospital after four-year battle with cancer