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Bangladesh
  • Infection: 11,94,752
  • Recovery: 779----
  • Death: 19,779

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection: 194,885,476
  • Recovery: 3,405,---
  • Death: 4,171,445

Source: Johns Hopkins University

Spotlight

Humayun Ahmed's family
serve legal notice on GP

They claim Grameenphone infringed intellectual property rights by using four characters developed by the author

Joy of big dreams

Revival of his grandfather Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's dream is Sajeeb Wajed Joy's one of the many contributions to Bangladesh

A girl holds a pipe as she stands on a container filled with drinking water from a municipal water tanker on a hot summer day in New Delhi, India, Jul 6, 2021. REUTERS

Parched Indian villages hunt for scarce water

In countless villages in India’s coal mining hubs, residents must dig deeper, tap nearby rivers or buy water to tackle worsening water scarcity

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QR codes are here to stay

QR codes — essentially a kind of bar code that allows transactions to be touchless, have emerged as a permanent tech fixture from the COVID-19 pandemic

Chef Frederick Schoen-Kiewert serves The Creme de la Creme Pommes Frites, the world's most expensive french fries, according to the Guinness Book of World Records, at Serendipity 3 restaurant New York City, New York, US, July 23, 2021. REUTERS

Most expensive fries offer 'escape' from reality

Guinness World Records certified the feat that as of July 13, the fries are officially the most expensive on earth

People with heart failure may live for many years and should continue to get regular cancer screenings, experts say. (Chloe Cushman/The New York Times)

Heart failure tied to increased cancer risk

People with heart failure may live for many years and should continue to get regular cancer screenings, experts say

Shehroze Kashif, 19, became the youngest Pakistani to summit the second tallest peak in the world. Photo taken via Daily Pakistan.

Kashif becomes youngest Pakistani to scale K2

The 19-year-old reaches the world's second-highest mountain on Tuesday, the Alpine Club of Pakistan says

George Saunders, author of 'Lincoln in the Bardo', poses for photographers after winning the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2017 in London, Britain, October 17, 2017. REUTERS

Booker prize longlist is unveiled

Cusk’s 'Second Place,' Powers’s 'Bewilderment' and Ishiguro’s 'Klara and the Sun' are among the 13 novels nominated for one of the world’s most prestigious literary awards

Naomi Osaka of Japan in action during her third round match against Marketa Vondrousova of Czech Republic REUTERS/Edgar Su

Osaka swept out of
tennis tournament

Osaka, who lit the Olympic cauldron as one of Japan’s biggest sports stars, was eliminated in the third round

Sprinklers spray water on a horse amid a heatwave in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, June 27, 2021, in this still image from video obtained via social media. Video taken June 27, 2021. TWITTER @CANADIANBYLUCK via REUTERS

Extreme heat may become more likely with climate change

In the next three decades, "record-shattering" heat waves could become two to seven times more frequent in the world than in the last 30 years

  • Police ask people about the reasons behind venturing outside in their cars in Dhaka’s Mirpur-10 during the ongoing coronavirus lockdown on Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Police ask people about the reasons behind venturing outside in their cars in Dhaka’s Mirpur-10 during the ongoing coronavirus lockdown on Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Police stop a vehicle at a check-post in Dhaka's Mirpur-10 during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic-induced lockdown, Jul 27, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Police stop a vehicle at a check-post in Dhaka's Mirpur-10 during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic-induced lockdown, Jul 27, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Rickshaw drivers are waiting for passengers in the capital's Mirpur-10 area during the lockdown on Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Rickshaw drivers are waiting for passengers in the capital's Mirpur-10 area during the lockdown on Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • An activist of Swadichcha speaks on a megaphone while taking food to rickshaw drivers as part of an initiative to help the most vulnerable people in Agargaon Taltola during the lockdown, Jul 27, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    An activist of Swadichcha speaks on a megaphone while taking food to rickshaw drivers as part of an initiative to help the most vulnerable people in Agargaon Taltola during the lockdown, Jul 27, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The pitch-covered roads on the Dhaka University campus release steam upon contact with rain water on Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The pitch-covered roads on the Dhaka University campus release steam upon contact with rain water on Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Passengers in rickshaws use umbrellas to protect themselves from the rain on the Dhaka University following a sudden downpour on Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Passengers in rickshaws use umbrellas to protect themselves from the rain on the Dhaka University following a sudden downpour on Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A pillion rider uses an umbrella to protect himself and the motorcyclist from the rain on the Dhaka University campus on Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A pillion rider uses an umbrella to protect himself and the motorcyclist from the rain on the Dhaka University campus on Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A woman is crossing a road on the Dhaka University campus under an umbrella amid heavy showers on Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A woman is crossing a road on the Dhaka University campus under an umbrella amid heavy showers on Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • An exodus of people returning to Dhaka leaves a ferry at Shimulia port in Munshiganj on Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021, ignoring the stay-at-home order amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    An exodus of people returning to Dhaka leaves a ferry at Shimulia port in Munshiganj on Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021, ignoring the stay-at-home order amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Ferry services are allowed to operate amid the lockdown to transport emergency service vehicles and freight trucks, but reckless people are not following the health rules and heading to Dhaka after crossing the Padma River from southern districts in Bangladesh. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Ferry services are allowed to operate amid the lockdown to transport emergency service vehicles and freight trucks, but reckless people are not following the health rules and heading to Dhaka after crossing the Padma River from southern districts in Bangladesh. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A ferry, named Camellia, was packed with thousands of passengers while docking at the Shimulia port in Munshiganj from Banglabazar in Madaripur. Passengers scramble to board it as soon as the ferry reaches the terminal, authorities say. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A ferry, named Camellia, was packed with thousands of passengers while docking at the Shimulia port in Munshiganj from Banglabazar in Madaripur. Passengers scramble to board it as soon as the ferry reaches the terminal, authorities say. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A ferry, named Camellia, was packed with thousands of passengers while docking at the Shimulia port in Munshiganj from Banglabazar in Madaripur. Passengers scramble to board it as soon as the ferry reaches the terminal, authorities say. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A ferry, named Camellia, was packed with thousands of passengers while docking at the Shimulia port in Munshiganj from Banglabazar in Madaripur. Passengers scramble to board it as soon as the ferry reaches the terminal, authorities say. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A group of people trying to hire a mircrobus to return to Dhaka from the Shimulia port in Munshiganj after crossing the Padma River as transportation is suspended amid the lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A group of people trying to hire a mircrobus to return to Dhaka from the Shimulia port in Munshiganj after crossing the Padma River as transportation is suspended amid the lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Public transportation is suspended amid the lockdown. Hundreds of people head to Dhaka on foot from the Shimulia port in Munshiganj after crossing the Padma River on a ferry on Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Public transportation is suspended amid the lockdown. Hundreds of people head to Dhaka on foot from the Shimulia port in Munshiganj after crossing the Padma River on a ferry on Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The Mayor Hanif Flyover in Dhaka's Jatrabari was deserted on Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021 amid the restrictions to curb the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The Mayor Hanif Flyover in Dhaka's Jatrabari was deserted on Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021 amid the restrictions to curb the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The Mayor Hanif Flyover in Dhaka's Jatrabari was deserted on Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021 amid the restrictions to curb the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The Mayor Hanif Flyover in Dhaka's Jatrabari was deserted on Tuesday, Jul 27, 2021 amid the restrictions to curb the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • As many as 353 beds for COVID-19 patients are being set up at the BSMMU Convention Centre - 80 on the ground floor, 120 on the first and 153 on the second. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    As many as 353 beds for COVID-19 patients are being set up at the BSMMU Convention Centre - 80 on the ground floor, 120 on the first and 153 on the second. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Construction workers set up the COVID-19 hospital at BSMMU Convention Centre on Monday, Jul 26, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Construction workers set up the COVID-19 hospital at BSMMU Convention Centre on Monday, Jul 26, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The beds on all the floors of the COVID-19 hospital at BSMMU Convention Centre will be connected to a central oxygen supply. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The beds on all the floors of the COVID-19 hospital at BSMMU Convention Centre will be connected to a central oxygen supply. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The COVID-19 hospital at BSMMU Convention Centre is being set up under the supervision of the Directorate General of Health Services. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    The COVID-19 hospital at BSMMU Convention Centre is being set up under the supervision of the Directorate General of Health Services. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Workers are putting oxygen pipes in position with every bed connecting to a central oxygen supply in the COVID-19 hospital at BSMMU Convention Centre. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Workers are putting oxygen pipes in position with every bed connecting to a central oxygen supply in the COVID-19 hospital at BSMMU Convention Centre. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • All is quiet at Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka amid the lockdown as the COVID-19 situation worsens across the country. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    All is quiet at Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka amid the lockdown as the COVID-19 situation worsens across the country. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • A handful of security personnel guard the ticket counters at the almost deserted Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka on Monday, Jul 26, 2021 amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    A handful of security personnel guard the ticket counters at the almost deserted Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka on Monday, Jul 26, 2021 amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • Ticket counters at Kamalapur Railway Station are closed as train services are suspended amid the lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    Ticket counters at Kamalapur Railway Station are closed as train services are suspended amid the lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • The entrance to the main platform of Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka is closed as train services are suspended amid the lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    The entrance to the main platform of Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka is closed as train services are suspended amid the lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

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Nagad plans Tk 5bn bond sale

The bonds, with a face value of Tk 7.5 billion after five-year maturity, has drummed up “strong interest” from foreign investors

Smoke billows following an explosion in Leverkusen, Germany, July 27, 2021. Feuerwehr Koeln/Handout via REUTERS

Blast in German industrial park kills two

Emergency services take three hours to extinguish the fire at the Chempark site, home to chemicals companies Bayer and Lanxess

Roy Nathanson, left, in blue cap, with student musicians at the Open Streets kickoff event on Newkirk Avenue in Brooklyn this month. The New York Times

The music scene in
Brooklyn neighbourhood
is there to stay

These events, along with new series and festivals, have transformed this quiet area into an arts hub.