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Bangladesh
  • Infection: 529,031
  • Recovery: 473,855
  • Death: 7,942

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection: 95,860,637
  • Recovery: 52,838,808
  • Death: 2,048,811

Source: Johns Hopkins University

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People make their way in a local street near the White House ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, in Washington, US, January 19, 2021. REUTERS
US prepares for Biden’s inauguration

The 59th presidential inauguration will be largely virtual but will still feature a number of ceremonial events and celebrations

When Bangladesh outshines them

Mike Pompeo’s recent false claim relating militant attacks in Bangladesh to Middle East-based group al-Qaeda cannot be taken lightly

Carla Taken Alive, whose parents died of COVID-19, places flowers on their grave near Fort Yates, N.D., on Dec. 26, 2020. More than 400,000 people in the United States who had the coronavirus have died, according to data compiled by The New York Times on Tuesday Jan. 19, 2021, as the anniversary of the country’s first known death in the pandemic approaches. (Victor J. Blue/The New York Times)

Virus death toll in US passes 400,000

The pace at which Americans have been dying accelerated through the fall and into the winter, exploding to record levels in January

US President Donald Trump shows signed executive orders for economic relief at his golf resort in Bedminster, New Jersey, US, August 8, 2020. Reuters

Trump's legacy: A more divided America, a more unsettled world

He promised an end to “American carnage”. Now he leaves behind an even more polarised America

What is it about a Frans Hals painting housed at a tiny Dutch museum that has made it so popular with thieves, who have stolen it three times since 1988? (Xiao Hua Yang/The New York Times)

The mystery of the
painting thieves love

What is it about a Frans Hals painting housed at a tiny Dutch museum that has made it so popular with thieves?

Kyuta Kumagai, 10, trains on a Dohyo, a traditional ring in which sumo wrestling bouts are held, at Komatsuryu Sumo Club in Tokyo, Japan, December 6, 2020. REUTERS

Kyuta, the 10-year-old, 85-kilo sumo in training

Kyuta is twice the size of the other children his age and is so dominant that he wrestles, and beats, boys five or six years older

Students wait outside Sleepy Hollow Middle and High School before taking the SAT in Sleepy Hollow, N.Y., on Sept. 26, 2020. The College Board, which administers the SAT college entrance examination and has seen its business battered by the coronavirus pandemic, said Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021 that it will drop the optional essay section from the SAT and stop administering subject-matter tests in the United States. (Hilary Swift/The New York Times)

SAT dropping essay section

The College Board, which has seen its business battered by the pandemic, will also stop administering subject-matter tests in the US

The actress Regina King, who is making her film directorial debut with “One Night in Miami,” in Los Angeles on Dec. 16, 2020. The New York Times

Regina King: speaking truth to power through her art

Actress-turned-director Regina King explains why she sees the fact-based drama about a meeting of four icons as a companion piece to “Watchmen”

Outside the Birmingham Repertory Theatre in Birmingham, England, Jan 15, 2021. The New York Times

A theatre serves as a courthouse

Black artists and activists in Birmingham say the city’s largest playhouse has sold out by leasing its auditoriums to the criminal justice system

A photo provided by Maxime Aubert shows a cave painting depicting a wild pig in a cave on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. The painting dates back at least 45,500 years, according to a study published in Science Advances, and may be the oldest figurative art ever glimpsed by modern eyes. Maxime Aubert via The New York Times

Archaeologists find
world's oldest animal
cave painting

The depiction of a wild pig on an Indonesian island is at least 45,500 years old, the researchers say

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.

  • BIWTA workers bulldozed illegal structures to free the banks of the Buriganga river from encroachment in Dhaka’s Kamrangirchar on Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    BIWTA workers bulldozed illegal structures to free the banks of the Buriganga river from encroachment in Dhaka’s Kamrangirchar on Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • BIWTA workers bulldozed illegal structures to free the banks of the Buriganga river from encroachment in Dhaka’s Kamrangirchar on Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    BIWTA workers bulldozed illegal structures to free the banks of the Buriganga river from encroachment in Dhaka’s Kamrangirchar on Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People paid last respects to veteran actor Mujibur Rahman Dilu at the Shilpakala Academy in Dhaka on Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Joyanta Saha

    People paid last respects to veteran actor Mujibur Rahman Dilu at the Shilpakala Academy in Dhaka on Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Joyanta Saha

  • People paid last respects to veteran actor Mujibur Rahman Dilu at the Shilpakala Academy in Dhaka on Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Joyanta Saha

    People paid last respects to veteran actor Mujibur Rahman Dilu at the Shilpakala Academy in Dhaka on Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Joyanta Saha

  • Atiqul Islam and Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh, mayors of Dhaka North and South, attended a meeting of the Bus Route Rationalisation Committee at the Nagar Bhaban on Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021.

    Atiqul Islam and Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh, mayors of Dhaka North and South, attended a meeting of the Bus Route Rationalisation Committee at the Nagar Bhaban on Tuesday, Jan 19, 2021.

  • Heavy fog blankets the Buriganga River in Dhaka's Postogola on Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Heavy fog blankets the Buriganga River in Dhaka's Postogola on Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People head to work through the Mayor Mohammad Hanif Flyover in Dhaka amid heavy fog on Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People head to work through the Mayor Mohammad Hanif Flyover in Dhaka amid heavy fog on Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Vehicles cross the Dhaka-Mawa expressway with their headlights turned on amid heavy fog on Jan 21, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Vehicles cross the Dhaka-Mawa expressway with their headlights turned on amid heavy fog on Jan 21, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Vehicles cross the Dhaka-Mawa expressway with their headlights turned on amid heavy fog on Jan 21, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Vehicles cross the Dhaka-Mawa expressway with their headlights turned on amid heavy fog on Jan 21, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A man turns his bicycle's headlight on while crossing the road through Dhaka's Keraniganj due to heavy fog on Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A man turns his bicycle's headlight on while crossing the road through Dhaka's Keraniganj due to heavy fog on Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A passenger launch coming from southern Bangladesh moves slowly due to low visibility on the Buriganga River amid heavy fog on Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A passenger launch coming from southern Bangladesh moves slowly due to low visibility on the Buriganga River amid heavy fog on Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Heavy fog blankets the Buriganga River in Dhaka's Postogola on Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Heavy fog blankets the Buriganga River in Dhaka's Postogola on Jan 19, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • An exhibition of weapons used in the 1971 Liberation War began at the Nalinikanta Bhattashali Gallery of the National Museum in Dhaka on Monday, Jan 18, 2021. It will continue until Jan 27.

    An exhibition of weapons used in the 1971 Liberation War began at the Nalinikanta Bhattashali Gallery of the National Museum in Dhaka on Monday, Jan 18, 2021. It will continue until Jan 27.

  • An exhibition of weapons used in the 1971 Liberation War got under way at the Nalinikanta Bhattashali Gallery of the National Museum in Dhaka on Monday, Jan 18, 2021. It will continue from 10:30am to 5pm until Jan 27.

    An exhibition of weapons used in the 1971 Liberation War got under way at the Nalinikanta Bhattashali Gallery of the National Museum in Dhaka on Monday, Jan 18, 2021. It will continue from 10:30am to 5pm until Jan 27.

  • Students of polytechnic institutes demonstrated outside the National Museum in Dhaka on Monday, Jan 18, 2021 over a four-point charter of demand.

    Students of polytechnic institutes demonstrated outside the National Museum in Dhaka on Monday, Jan 18, 2021 over a four-point charter of demand.

  • Members of the Students’ Union rallied at the Dhaka University on Monday, Jan 18, 2021 demanding that the government reopen the educational institutions by adhering to the health rules and prioritise teachers and students in COVID-19 vaccination drive.

    Members of the Students’ Union rallied at the Dhaka University on Monday, Jan 18, 2021 demanding that the government reopen the educational institutions by adhering to the health rules and prioritise teachers and students in COVID-19 vaccination drive.

  • Nagorik Chhatra Oikya organised a rally outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Monday, Jan 18, 2021 demanding reopening of the educational institutions amid the coronavirus pandemic.

    Nagorik Chhatra Oikya organised a rally outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Monday, Jan 18, 2021 demanding reopening of the educational institutions amid the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Health Minister Zahid Maleque speaking at a meeting with journalists at the Dhaka Reporters Unity on Monday, Jan 18, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Health Minister Zahid Maleque speaking at a meeting with journalists at the Dhaka Reporters Unity on Monday, Jan 18, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Health Minister Zahid Maleque speaking at a meeting with journalists at the Dhaka Reporters Unity on Monday, Jan 18, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Health Minister Zahid Maleque speaking at a meeting with journalists at the Dhaka Reporters Unity on Monday, Jan 18, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Relatives cry outside the Dhaka Medical College Hospital mortuary as they wait to receive the bodies of Akash Iqbal and his wife Maya Hazarika Mitu, who died after a bus hit their motorcycle in the capital’s Uttara on Monday, Jan 18, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Relatives cry outside the Dhaka Medical College Hospital mortuary as they wait to receive the bodies of Akash Iqbal and his wife Maya Hazarika Mitu, who died after a bus hit their motorcycle in the capital’s Uttara on Monday, Jan 18, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Two children jumping off a running train risking their lives between Airport Railway Station and Tejgaon Railway Station. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Two children jumping off a running train risking their lives between Airport Railway Station and Tejgaon Railway Station. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Dust covers Rajoshik, a sculpture crafted by Mrinal Haque in front of the InterContinental Hotel. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Dust covers Rajoshik, a sculpture crafted by Mrinal Haque in front of the InterContinental Hotel. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The SAARC Fountain, which was installed in 1993, is filled with garbage and covered in dust. A traffic policeman at Karwan Bazar said the fountain has remained inactive since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The SAARC Fountain, which was installed in 1993, is filled with garbage and covered in dust. A traffic policeman at Karwan Bazar said the fountain has remained inactive since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • With broken tusks and missing tails, the dust-covered sculpture of elephants at Dhaka’ Science Laboratory intersection is a testimony to the authorities’ negligence to the beatification of the city. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    With broken tusks and missing tails, the dust-covered sculpture of elephants at Dhaka’ Science Laboratory intersection is a testimony to the authorities’ negligence to the beatification of the city. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The elephant sculpture at Dhaka’ Science Laboratory intersection is left without any nameplate. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The elephant sculpture at Dhaka’ Science Laboratory intersection is left without any nameplate. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

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U.S. President-elect Joe Biden, his wife Jill Biden, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff attend a coronavirus disease memorial event at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington. Jan 19, 2021. REUTERS

Bells and candlelight to honour 400,000 US COVID-19 dead

Landmarks across the United States are illuminated as part of a ceremony led by Biden to honour the Americans who have died from COVID-19

Model Naaz found dead at home

Police have found her body hanging by the neck from the ceiling fan of her flat