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Bangladesh
  • Infection: 841,087
  • Recovery: 779,796
  • Death: 13,345

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection: 177,435,887
  • Recovery: 3,405,121
  • Death: 3,842,319

Source: Johns Hopkins University

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An aerial view of Maldives capital Male December 9, 2009. REUTERS
Maldives lured tourists back. Now it needs nurses

The nation kept COVID cases low, and its resorts open, for much of the pandemic. But a recent surge exposed its overreliance on expatriate health workers

Demonising critical race theory

The theory, born in the 1970s among legal scholars, uses race as a lens through which to examine structures of power

Eboni McFadden with her dog, Isabelle Franki, at her apartment in Glendale, Ariz., on May 28, 2021. The birthrate is falling for American women in their 20s, especially in places where the local economy is booming. The New York Times

Why American women are delaying motherhood

The birthrate is falling for American women in their 20s, especially in places where the local economy is booming

Representational image. The New York Times

My son is being
bullied, and I don’t
know what to do

A reader weighs her teenager’s shame against her own silence. The expert advises her to open the door for a conversation with love and respect 

Vehicles are pictured at a toll post in Mumbai, India, August 13, 2019. REUTERS

COVID deals blow to foreign carmakers’ Indian dream

Foreign automakers’ hopes of a booming Indian car market are fading fast as a second wave of COVID-19 infections and limited stimulus spending suggest a recovery could lag far behind China and the US

Rohingya refugee children look on at the Jamtoli camp in the morning in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, January 22, 2018. REUTERS

Aspiring Rohingya photographers
document life in refugee camps

A local media school is training young Rohingya refugees and helping them find careers in photojournalism

Tech is now for all of us, and yet the tech companies keep focusing on the nerds who want fancy gadgets.The New York Times

Tech forgets about the needs of the 99%

Tech is now for all of us, and yet the tech companies keep focusing on the nerds who want fancy gadgets

A man waits outside a factory to get his oxygen cylinder refilled as he holds it on his shoulder, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Kabul, Afghanistan June 15, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer

Afghanistan COVID cases up 2,400% in a month

The surge is putting intense strain on a country where millions already live in poverty and health resources are scarce

Patricia Espinosa, Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change poses, in Bonn, Germany, February 15,2021. Picture taken February 15, 2021. James Dowson/UN Climate Change/Handout via REUTERS

Scarce vaccines cloud COP26 outlook

The United Nations climate chief says a 'significant amount of work' remains to be done ahead of November's COP26 summit in Britain

Chinese astronauts Tang Hongbo, Nie Haisheng and Liu Boming speak before the launch of the Long March-2F Y12 rocket, carrying the Shenzhou-12 spacecraft and the three astronauts, from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre for China's first manned mission to build its space station, near Jiuquan, Gansu province, China June 17, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins

China takes up long-term residence in orbit

Three Chinese astronauts dock with the country’s still-under-construction space station, beginning their continuous presence in Earth’s orbit for a decade or more

  • Residents of Dhaka’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar Government Staff Quarters have been collecting water from a WASA pump for the last three days after their own pump was damaged. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Residents of Dhaka’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar Government Staff Quarters have been collecting water from a WASA pump for the last three days after their own pump was damaged. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Residents of Dhaka’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar Government Staff Quarters have been collecting water from a WASA pump for the last three days after their own pump was damaged. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Residents of Dhaka’s Sher-e-Bangla Nagar Government Staff Quarters have been collecting water from a WASA pump for the last three days after their own pump was damaged. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Bir Uttom Rafiqul Islam Avenue in Dhaka’s North Badda barely has space for two buses. Haphazardly parked rickshaws and cars have narrowed the street while buses make the situation worse by stopping randomly to take and drop passengers. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Bir Uttom Rafiqul Islam Avenue in Dhaka’s North Badda barely has space for two buses. Haphazardly parked rickshaws and cars have narrowed the street while buses make the situation worse by stopping randomly to take and drop passengers. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People waited for hours in long tailbacks at Kakoli in Banani on the Dhaka-Mymensingh Highway on Thursday, Jun 17, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People waited for hours in long tailbacks at Kakoli in Banani on the Dhaka-Mymensingh Highway on Thursday, Jun 17, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Many prefer motorcycles to zigzag through traffic congestions in Dhaka, but even the motorcyclists were caught up in long tailbacks on Thursday, Jun 17, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Many prefer motorcycles to zigzag through traffic congestions in Dhaka, but even the motorcyclists were caught up in long tailbacks on Thursday, Jun 17, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Traffic congestion a regular sight in Dhaka’s Bangla Motor with the main road narrowed by metro rail project work, but the gridlock reached an unbearable level on Thursday, Jun 17, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Traffic congestion a regular sight in Dhaka’s Bangla Motor with the main road narrowed by metro rail project work, but the gridlock reached an unbearable level on Thursday, Jun 17, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Traffic stalls on Bir Uttam Rafiqul Islam Avenue in Dhaka’s Badda on Thursday, Jun 17, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Traffic stalls on Bir Uttam Rafiqul Islam Avenue in Dhaka’s Badda on Thursday, Jun 17, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Traffic stalls on Bir Uttam Rafiqul Islam Avenue in Dhaka’s Badda on Thursday, Jun 17, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Traffic stalls on Bir Uttam Rafiqul Islam Avenue in Dhaka’s Badda on Thursday, Jun 17, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Activists of Samajik Protirodh Committee, a social rights group, demonstrate outside the National Museum in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Wednesday, Jun 16, 2021 against a parliamentary committee’s recommendation to bar female officials from joining the guard of honour for deceased freedom fighters. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Activists of Samajik Protirodh Committee, a social rights group, demonstrate outside the National Museum in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Wednesday, Jun 16, 2021 against a parliamentary committee’s recommendation to bar female officials from joining the guard of honour for deceased freedom fighters. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Dhaka-bound passengers crowded Joydebpur Railway Station on Wednesday, Jun 16, 2021 as they prefer trains to buses due to traffic congestion on the Dhaka-Mymensingh Highway. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Dhaka-bound passengers crowded Joydebpur Railway Station on Wednesday, Jun 16, 2021 as they prefer trains to buses due to traffic congestion on the Dhaka-Mymensingh Highway. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Dhaka-bound passengers crowded Joydebpur Railway Station on Wednesday, Jun 16, 2021 as they prefer trains to buses due to traffic congestion on the Dhaka-Mymensingh Highway. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Dhaka-bound passengers crowded Joydebpur Railway Station on Wednesday, Jun 16, 2021 as they prefer trains to buses due to traffic congestion on the Dhaka-Mymensingh Highway. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Although the government has ordered public transport operators to allow passengers at half the capacity, local trains are not following the rules. Dhaka-bound passengers travelled by Balaka Commuter from Joydebpur by flouting the physical-distancing rules on Wednesday, Jun 16, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Although the government has ordered public transport operators to allow passengers at half the capacity, local trains are not following the rules. Dhaka-bound passengers travelled by Balaka Commuter from Joydebpur by flouting the physical-distancing rules on Wednesday, Jun 16, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Minu Akter, who was serving the life term of another convict after being promised that the convict would look after her children, was freed from Chattogram Central Jail after three years on Wednesday, Jun 16, 2021 following High Court orders. Photo: Suman Babu

    Minu Akter, who was serving the life term of another convict after being promised that the convict would look after her children, was freed from Chattogram Central Jail after three years on Wednesday, Jun 16, 2021 following High Court orders. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Members of several student organisations rally at the altar of the Raju Memorial sculpture at Dhaka University ahead of a march to the Ministry of Education to press for the reopening of educational institutions, vaccination of all stakeholders and the waiver of student fees during the pandemic, Jun 16, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Members of several student organisations rally at the altar of the Raju Memorial sculpture at Dhaka University ahead of a march to the Ministry of Education to press for the reopening of educational institutions, vaccination of all stakeholders and the waiver of student fees during the pandemic, Jun 16, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Members of several leftist student organisations march towards the Ministry of Education, demanding reopening of educational institutions, vaccination of all stakeholders and the waiver of tuition fees during the pandemic, Jun 16, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Members of several leftist student organisations march towards the Ministry of Education, demanding reopening of educational institutions, vaccination of all stakeholders and the waiver of tuition fees during the pandemic, Jun 16, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir speaks at a roundtable organised by the party’s committee on the celebrations of 50 years of independence at the National Press Club in Dhaka on Wednesday, Jun 16, 2021 to mark what the party says is the “Black Day for Media”.

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir speaks at a roundtable organised by the party’s committee on the celebrations of 50 years of independence at the National Press Club in Dhaka on Wednesday, Jun 16, 2021 to mark what the party says is the “Black Day for Media”.

  • Police block a march to the education ministry led by leftist student organisations, demanding the reopening of educational institutions and the waiver of tuition fees, Jun 16, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Police block a march to the education ministry led by leftist student organisations, demanding the reopening of educational institutions and the waiver of tuition fees, Jun 16, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Police clash with activists of leftist student organisations, calling for the reopening of educational institutions and waiver of fees during the pandemic, among other demands, near the Secretariat on Wednesday, Jun 16, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Police clash with activists of leftist student organisations, calling for the reopening of educational institutions and waiver of fees during the pandemic, among other demands, near the Secretariat on Wednesday, Jun 16, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Police clash with activists of leftist student organisations, calling for the reopening of educational institutions and waiver of fees during the pandemic, among other demands, near the Secretariat on Wednesday, Jun 16, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Police clash with activists of leftist student organisations, calling for the reopening of educational institutions and waiver of fees during the pandemic, among other demands, near the Secretariat on Wednesday, Jun 16, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Members of a labour rights institution form a human chain in front of the National Press Club, demanding the inclusion of domestic workers in the provisions of Bangladesh Labour Act and implementation of the Domestic Workers Protection and Welfare Policy 2015, Jun 16, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Members of a labour rights institution form a human chain in front of the National Press Club, demanding the inclusion of domestic workers in the provisions of Bangladesh Labour Act and implementation of the Domestic Workers Protection and Welfare Policy 2015, Jun 16, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • BIWTA demolished illegal structures to free from encroachment the banks of a tributary of the Buriganga river in Dhaka’s Kamrangirchar on Tuesday, Jun 15, 2021.

    BIWTA demolished illegal structures to free from encroachment the banks of a tributary of the Buriganga river in Dhaka’s Kamrangirchar on Tuesday, Jun 15, 2021.

  • BIWTA demolished illegal structures to free from encroachment the banks of a tributary of the Buriganga river in Dhaka’s Kamrangirchar on Tuesday, Jun 15, 2021.

    BIWTA demolished illegal structures to free from encroachment the banks of a tributary of the Buriganga river in Dhaka’s Kamrangirchar on Tuesday, Jun 15, 2021.

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