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Bangladesh
  • Infection: 3,98,815
  • Recovery: 3,15,107
  • Death: 5,803

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection:42,923,311
  • Recovery:28,898,316
  • Death:1,152,978

Source: Johns Hopkins University

Spotlight

Testing for the coronavirus in San Francisco, Sept. 23, 2020. False negatives are not the only errors bedevilling coronavirus diagnostics — false positives, which incorrectly identify a healthy person as infected by the virus, can have serious consequences as well, especially in places where the virus is scarce. (Jim Wilson/The New York Times)
Why false positives matter, too

A false positive could seed new COVID-19 cases because crowded facilities, such as nursing homes, prisons or hospitals, might isolate coronavirus-positive people together

A revolution awaits

Infosys still hires lots of engineers. But today its President Ravi Kumar is not looking just for ‘problem solvers’, but ‘problem-finders’

A 3D printed Google logo is placed on the Apple Macbook in this illustration taken Apr 12, 2020. REUTERS

Apple, Google and
a deal that controls
the internet

The partnership between the tech giants is in jeopardy after the Justice Department filed a landmark lawsuit against Google

Children run through a migrant camp in Matamoros, Mexico, across the border from Brownsville, Texas, as it is being fumigated, Aug 5, 2020. The squalid tent camp on the border is the result of President Donald Trump’s unprecedented limits on asylum. Some people have waited in filthy conditions for more than a year to obtain refuge in the US (Ilana Panich-Linsman/The New York Times)

Inside the refugee
camp on America's
doorstep

A squalid tent camp on the border is the result of President Trump’s unprecedented limits on asylum

Protesters in Bangkok demanding democratic change, Oct. 16, 2020. (Adam Dean/The New York Times)

What's driving the
Bangkok protests?

Rebellious youths. A history of coups. A royal family protected by laws that can punish critics

Myss Keto, second from left, the Italian rapper, performance artist and LGBTQ icon, strikes a pose with fans in Milan, Oct 10, 2020. The New York Times

Era of face coverings poses a dilemma for Italy’s Myss Keta

Use of masks took Myss Keta from underground clubs to the cusp of national celebrity while it has also threatened to strip her of her defining shtick

British actor Sacha Baron Cohen, in character as a Kazakh TV reporter known as 'Borat', holds a boomerang as he mingles with fans in Sydney November 13, 2006 during the Australian premiere of his film

‘Borat’ sequel’s
3 wildest scenes

Sacha Baron Cohen’s pranks involve political figures like Mike Pence and Rudy Giuliani, as well as one unexpected A-list celebrity

Lee Seung-ki, a Jehovah’s Witness who will work in a prison as an alternative to military service, in Seoul, South Korea on Oct 14, 2020. A court ruled that conscientious objectors in South Korea must be allowed to serve their country in other ways but the government says they’ll still have to do so behind prison walls. (Woohae Cho/The New York Times)

Draft resisters still
face prison time
in South Korea

The conscientious objectors will have to perform alternative services such as cooking, cleaning etc behind prison walls

Ivanka Trump, daughter of President Donald Trump, walks off Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews, Md, on June 14th, 2020. The New York Times

Ivanka Trump talks ice cream

As much as it’s possible, the Trump campaign is attempting to deploy the first daughter as a demographic paratrooper targeting at-risk women of the changing suburbs

An image provided by the Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio shows

Elijah Pierce finds a spotlight at the right time

Many of wood carvings and other works by Elijah Pierce are being shown at the Barnes Foundation until early January 2021

  • Several buildings were devastated by the fire at Churihatta in Old Dhaka’s Chawk Bazar one and a half years ago. The owners are tearing down the building opposite to Wahed Mansion, from where the fire originated. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Several buildings were devastated by the fire at Churihatta in Old Dhaka’s Chawk Bazar one and a half years ago. The owners are tearing down the building opposite to Wahed Mansion, from where the fire originated. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Repairs on Wahed Mansion, devastated by a fire one and a half years ago, are under way at Churihatta in Old Dhaka’s Chawk Bazar. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Repairs on Wahed Mansion, devastated by a fire one and a half years ago, are under way at Churihatta in Old Dhaka’s Chawk Bazar. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The owners are tearing down the building opposite to Wahed Mansion, from where the Churihatta fire originated in Old Dhaka, to construct a new building. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The owners are tearing down the building opposite to Wahed Mansion, from where the Churihatta fire originated in Old Dhaka, to construct a new building. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The owners are tearing down the building opposite to Wahed Mansion, from where the Churihatta fire originated in Old Dhaka, to construct a new building. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The owners are tearing down the building opposite to Wahed Mansion, from where the Churihatta fire originated in Old Dhaka, to construct a new building. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The 34th span of the Padma Bridge has been installed on piers 7 and 8, making a 5.1-km stretch of the main structure visible, Oct 25, 2020.

    The 34th span of the Padma Bridge has been installed on piers 7 and 8, making a 5.1-km stretch of the main structure visible, Oct 25, 2020.

  • The 34th span of the Padma Bridge has been installed on piers 7 and 8, making a 5.1-km stretch of the main structure visible, Oct 25, 2020.

    The 34th span of the Padma Bridge has been installed on piers 7 and 8, making a 5.1-km stretch of the main structure visible, Oct 25, 2020.

  • The 34th span of the Padma Bridge has been installed on piers 7 and 8, making a 5.1-km stretch of the main structure visible, Oct 25, 2020.

    The 34th span of the Padma Bridge has been installed on piers 7 and 8, making a 5.1-km stretch of the main structure visible, Oct 25, 2020.

  • Traffic police seize an illegal rickshaw from the College Gate area in the capital's Mohammadpur on Oct 25, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Traffic police seize an illegal rickshaw from the College Gate area in the capital's Mohammadpur on Oct 25, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Traffic police seize an illegal rickshaw from the College Gate area in the capital's Mohammadpur on Oct 25, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Traffic police seize an illegal rickshaw from the College Gate area in the capital's Mohammadpur on Oct 25, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Devotees worshipped Shreya Biswas, a 9-year-old student of grade three, as “Kalsandarva” during Kumari Puja celebrations at Sri Sri Radhagobinda and Shantaneshwari in Chattogram’s Patharghata on Oct 24, 2020. Photo: Suman Babu

    Devotees worshipped Shreya Biswas, a 9-year-old student of grade three, as “Kalsandarva” during Kumari Puja celebrations at Sri Sri Radhagobinda and Shantaneshwari in Chattogram’s Patharghata on Oct 24, 2020. Photo: Suman Babu

  • The Sri Sri Radhagobinda and Shantaneshwari Temple in Chattogram’s Patharghata organised Kumari Puja, a ritual of the Durga Puja festival, on Maha Ashtami on Oct 24, 2020. Photo: Suman Babu

    The Sri Sri Radhagobinda and Shantaneshwari Temple in Chattogram’s Patharghata organised Kumari Puja, a ritual of the Durga Puja festival, on Maha Ashtami on Oct 24, 2020. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Devotees worshipped Shreya Biswas, a 9-year-old student of grade three, as “Kalsandarva” during Kumari Puja celebrations at Sri Sri Radhagobinda and Shantaneshwari in Chattogram’s Patharghata on Oct 24, 2020. Photo: Suman Babu

    Devotees worshipped Shreya Biswas, a 9-year-old student of grade three, as “Kalsandarva” during Kumari Puja celebrations at Sri Sri Radhagobinda and Shantaneshwari in Chattogram’s Patharghata on Oct 24, 2020. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Editor-in-Chief Toufique Imrose Khalidi cuts the 14th anniversary cake with the colleagues at a scaled-down event in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak.

    Editor-in-Chief Toufique Imrose Khalidi cuts the 14th anniversary cake with the colleagues at a scaled-down event in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak.

  • Editor-in-Chief Toufique Imrose Khalidi cuts the 14th anniversary cake with the colleagues at a scaled-down event in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak.

    Editor-in-Chief Toufique Imrose Khalidi cuts the 14th anniversary cake with the colleagues at a scaled-down event in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak.

  • It’s selfie time for journalists at bdnews24.com’s 14th anniversary celebrations.

    It’s selfie time for journalists at bdnews24.com’s 14th anniversary celebrations.

  • It’s selfie time for journalists at bdnews24.com’s 14th anniversary celebrations.

    It’s selfie time for journalists at bdnews24.com’s 14th anniversary celebrations.

  • Editor-in-Chief Toufique Imrose Khalidi with colleagues at bdnews24.com’s 14th anniversary celebrations.

    Editor-in-Chief Toufique Imrose Khalidi with colleagues at bdnews24.com’s 14th anniversary celebrations.

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Yard signs supporting US President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris are seen in front of the same suburban home in Fargo, North Dakota, US, October 25, 2020. REUTERS

Biden blasts Trump as US COVID-19 cases mount

Pence campaigned on Sunday despite a COVID-19 outbreak among his aides and Trump claimed progress as the infection rises, prompting Biden to accuse Trump

Police arrest Tokon Thaakoor

The charges against the poet and filmmaker are not immediately clear