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Bangladesh
  • Infection: 3,96,413
  • Recovery: 3,12,065
  • Death: 5,761

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection: 41,734,275
  • Recovery: 28,364,631
  • Death: 1,137,825

Source: Johns Hopkins University

Spotlight

Sudan's new Prime Minister in the transitional government Abdalla Hamdok, speaks during a Reuters interview in Khartoum, Sudan August 24, 2019. Reuters
Sudan 3rd Arab state to set
aside hostilities with Israel

They agree to take steps to normalise relations in a deal brokered with the help of the United States

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’

People are seen at a market amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in the old quarters of Delhi, Oct 19, 2020. REUTERS/FILE

BJP promises free vaccines for Bihar

Modi's government releases the manifesto ahead of the elections in the Indian state, drawing accusations of playing politics with the pandemic

A vendor is seen during an anti-government protest in Bangkok, Thailand Oct 21, 2020. REUTERS

Thai street cooks who get to protests first

The street food sellers earn the nickname 'CIA' for the intelligence that helps them reach protests not only before police, but before many protesters too

For years, “skinfluencers” embraced K-beauty’s famed 10-step routines — now experts are advocating the complete opposite. (Fatinha Ramos/The New York Times)

The elimination
diet for skin

For years, “skinfluencers” embraced K-beauty’s famed 10-step routines. Now experts are advocating the complete opposite

Solmaz Azhadri, who studied painting with the acclaimed Iranian artist Aydin Aghdashloo, at her home in San Diego, Sept 2, 2020. The New York Times

A #MeToo awakening stirs in Iran

Thirteen different women have related accusations of sexual misconduct by Aghdashloo while the artist strenuously denied wrongdoing.

Spectators take images of a British Airways Boeing 747 as it does a flypast over London Heathrow airport on it's final flight, the last of 31 jumbo jets to be retired early by the airline due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in London, Britain Oct 8, 2020. REUTERS

Airline groups push for end to quarantines, travel bans

The move will boost US international air travel, which is down 78% year-over-year for the most recent seven-day period, they say

President Donald Trump's reflection is seen as Joe Biden speaks during the final presidential debate at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn., Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. (Erin Schaff/The New York Times)

Trump, Biden joust
over virus handling

In a more restrained debate, Trump and Biden offer starkly different forecasts for the pandemic

An ambulance at Aurora Sinai Health Centre in Milwaukee, Wis, Oct 21, 2020. The New York Times

COVID-19 patients push US hospitals to brink

More than 40,000 people are currently hospitalised with the coronavirus in the US, a number that rose by 40 percent in the last month amid a new surge of COVID-19

Artist Howardina Pindell, Oct 8, 2020. The New York Times

An artist telling her deep truths

Pindell’s first new video in 25 years, on view at the Shed in New York, mines the history of violence against African-Americans

  • The Dhakeshwari National Temple in Dhaka held prayers for an end to the coronavirus pandemic on Mahasaptami during Durga Puja on Oct 23, 2020.

    The Dhakeshwari National Temple in Dhaka held prayers for an end to the coronavirus pandemic on Mahasaptami during Durga Puja on Oct 23, 2020.

  • Devotees pray at the Dhakeshwari National Temple in Dhaka for an end to the coronavirus pandemic on Mahasaptami during Durga Puja on Oct 23, 2020.

    Devotees pray at the Dhakeshwari National Temple in Dhaka for an end to the coronavirus pandemic on Mahasaptami during Durga Puja on Oct 23, 2020.

  • People carrying umbrellas amid rain cross the Buriganga river by boats in Dhaka on Oct 23, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People carrying umbrellas amid rain cross the Buriganga river by boats in Dhaka on Oct 23, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People carrying umbrellas cross the Buriganga river to Sadarghat by boats in Dhaka on Oct 23, 2020 as rains triggered by a deep depression over the Bay of Bengal caused sufferings across Bangladesh. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People carrying umbrellas cross the Buriganga river to Sadarghat by boats in Dhaka on Oct 23, 2020 as rains triggered by a deep depression over the Bay of Bengal caused sufferings across Bangladesh. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Construction materials for a rain drainage outside Eden College in Dhaka’s Azimpur have spelled trouble for commuters and pedestrians alike. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Construction materials for a rain drainage outside Eden College in Dhaka’s Azimpur have spelled trouble for commuters and pedestrians alike. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A view of Chattogram’s Enayet Bazar during rains triggered by a deep depression over the Bay of Bengal on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Suman Babu

    A view of Chattogram’s Enayet Bazar during rains triggered by a deep depression over the Bay of Bengal on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Drenched is a bougainvillea tree, planted on a footbridge in Dhaka’s Kalabagan as part of a beautification project, during rains. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Drenched is a bougainvillea tree, planted on a footbridge in Dhaka’s Kalabagan as part of a beautification project, during rains. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A view of Chattogram’s Enayet Bazar during rains triggered by a deep depression over the Bay of Bengal on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Suman Babu

    A view of Chattogram’s Enayet Bazar during rains triggered by a deep depression over the Bay of Bengal on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Suman Babu

  • A sunbird is soaked in rains triggered by a deep depression over the Bay of Bengal at Enayet Bazar in Chattogram on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Suman Babu

    A sunbird is soaked in rains triggered by a deep depression over the Bay of Bengal at Enayet Bazar in Chattogram on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Suman Babu

  • A tailorbird is soaked in rains triggered by a deep depression over the Bay of Bengal at Enayet Bazar in Chattogram on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Suman Babu

    A tailorbird is soaked in rains triggered by a deep depression over the Bay of Bengal at Enayet Bazar in Chattogram on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Suman Babu

  • A man pedals a bicycle with an umbrella in one hand in Dhaka’s Kalabagan during rains triggered by a deep depression over the Bay of Bengal on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A man pedals a bicycle with an umbrella in one hand in Dhaka’s Kalabagan during rains triggered by a deep depression over the Bay of Bengal on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A view of the Durga Puja pavilion in Dhaka’s Kalabagan during Mahashashthi on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A view of the Durga Puja pavilion in Dhaka’s Kalabagan during Mahashashthi on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Hindu devotees worship Goddess Durga in Dhaka’s Khamarbari during Mahashashthi on Oct 22, 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Hindu devotees worship Goddess Durga in Dhaka’s Khamarbari during Mahashashthi on Oct 22, 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The Dhakeshwari National Temple in Dhaka is almost barren during Durga Puja as the coronavirus pandemic has taken gloss off the festival.

    The Dhakeshwari National Temple in Dhaka is almost barren during Durga Puja as the coronavirus pandemic has taken gloss off the festival.

  • Two women worship Goddess Durga during the largest festival of the Hindus in Bangladesh at a pavilion in Dhaka’s Shankharibazar amid the coronavirus pandemic.

    Two women worship Goddess Durga during the largest festival of the Hindus in Bangladesh at a pavilion in Dhaka’s Shankharibazar amid the coronavirus pandemic.

  • A worker sprays disinfectants at the Dhakeshwari National Temple in Dhaka during Durga Puja amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A worker sprays disinfectants at the Dhakeshwari National Temple in Dhaka during Durga Puja amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The Durga Puja pavilions in Chattogram were almost empty as rains added to the restrictions over the coronavirus outbreak on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Suman Babu

    The Durga Puja pavilions in Chattogram were almost empty as rains added to the restrictions over the coronavirus outbreak on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Retailers in Dhaka's Karwan Bazar sold potato at Tk 35 per kg on Oct 22, 2020. A customer has to buy minimum of five kg of the produce from this market. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Retailers in Dhaka's Karwan Bazar sold potato at Tk 35 per kg on Oct 22, 2020. A customer has to buy minimum of five kg of the produce from this market. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Potato supplies to Dhaka's Karwan Bazar increased on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Potato supplies to Dhaka's Karwan Bazar increased on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • TCB dealers are selling potato at Tk 25 per kg along with other goods on trucks at different points of Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    TCB dealers are selling potato at Tk 25 per kg along with other goods on trucks at different points of Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People wait in queues to buy potato and other commodities at fair prices from a TCB dealer amid rains outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People wait in queues to buy potato and other commodities at fair prices from a TCB dealer amid rains outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People waited for hours to buy potato and other commodities at fair prices from a TCB dealer as rains halted the sale outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People waited for hours to buy potato and other commodities at fair prices from a TCB dealer as rains halted the sale outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A woman buys potato from a TCB dealer after waiting for hours as rains halted the sale outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A woman buys potato from a TCB dealer after waiting for hours as rains halted the sale outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People wait in queues under a polythene sheet amid rains to buy potato and other essentials at fair prices at a TCB dealer outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People wait in queues under a polythene sheet amid rains to buy potato and other essentials at fair prices at a TCB dealer outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Oct 22, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • An employee weighs potatoes at a TCB outlet in Dhaka's Khamarbari on Oct 22, 2020. The government's trading arm began to sell potatoes at Tk 25 per kg on Oct 21 to rein in the spiralling prices of the kitchen staple. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    An employee weighs potatoes at a TCB outlet in Dhaka's Khamarbari on Oct 22, 2020. The government's trading arm began to sell potatoes at Tk 25 per kg on Oct 21 to rein in the spiralling prices of the kitchen staple. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

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