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Bangladesh
  • Infection: 1,540,110
  • Recovery: 779----
  • Death: 27,147

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection: 227,118,472
  • Recovery: 3,405,---
  • Death: 4,671,547

Source: Johns Hopkins University

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Yohani: grateful for success, eager for more

The singer of viral Sinhalese sensation ‘Manike Mage Hite’ is not resting on her laurels, but pushing forward with her upcoming album

AUKUS is a threat to global order

US nuclear sub pact with UK and Australia as a way of deterring China is a reminder of Western diplomacy in the Cold War

People hold Hezbollah and Iranian flags near cars as a convoy of tanker trucks carrying Iranian fuel oil drive in Baalbeck, Lebanon September 16, 2021. REUTERS

Hezbollah steps in where Lebanon has failed

With Lebanon suffering one of the worst economic collapses in modern history, Hezbollah portrayed itself as a national saviour

In an image provided by the US State Department, Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahraoui. US State Department via The New York Times

Death of jihadi is latest blow for militants in Greater Sahara

Experts say France’s killing of al-Sahraoui is a big blow to the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara, but caution against declaring victory

Children, who do not have access to internet facilities and gadgets, use laptops in an open-air class outside a house with the walls converted into black boards following the closure of their schools due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at Joba Attpara village in Paschim Bardhaman district in the eastern state of West Bengal, India, September 13, 2021. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Teacher turns walls into blackboards in Indian village

Deep Narayan Nayak, 34, is trying to close the gap in learning brought on by prolonged school shutdowns in the country

A glass of seltzer in Los Angeles on Sept 13, 2021. Unsweetened carbonated water is a better choice than soda or fruit juice. But don’t overdo it, experts say. (Aileen Son/The New York Times)

Is carbonated water just as healthy as still water?

Unsweetened carbonated water is a better choice than soda or fruit juice. But don’t overdo it, experts say

Workers install a shimmering wrapper to envelop the Arc de Triomphe monument, a posthumous installation known as

Tourists bemused by Arc de Triomphe artwork

A Dutch tourist dismissed the monument as toilet paper while a British visitor struggled to work out where the artwork began and ended

A giant

Recycled carbon emissions are coming to consumer shelves

The process uses carbon, industrial smokestacks, solid waste or other sources to create “green chemicals” that can be turned into plastics, soaps, fabrics, perfumes and more

Georgian legend Nona Gaprindashvili. Photo taken from a tweet of International Chess Fedaration.

Chess pioneer sues Netflix
over 'The Queen's Gambit'

Nona Gaprindashvili, a history-making chess champion, says she was slighted after a line in the series mentioned her by name and said she had “never faced men”

Sophia, a robot integrating the latest technologies and artificial intelligence developed by Hanson Robotics is pictured during a presentation at the

AI can now write its own computer code

A new technology called Codex generates programmes in 12 coding languages and even translates between them. But it is not a threat to professional programmers

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina waves to the cabinet members and diplomats at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport as she leaves Dhaka to attend the UN General Assembly, Sept 17, 2021. Photo: PID

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina waves to the cabinet members and diplomats at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport as she leaves Dhaka to attend the UN General Assembly, Sept 17, 2021. Photo: PID

  • Cabinet members and diplomats bid farewell to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport as she leaves Dhaka to attend the UN General Assembly, Sept 17, 2021. Photo: PID

    Cabinet members and diplomats bid farewell to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport as she leaves Dhaka to attend the UN General Assembly, Sept 17, 2021. Photo: PID

  • The Chhatra Union planted a Radhachura tree, or peltophorum pterocarpum tree, near Dhaka University’s Arts Building on Thursday, Sept 16, 2021 to protest the felling of a Krishnachura tree at the same location. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    The Chhatra Union planted a Radhachura tree, or peltophorum pterocarpum tree, near Dhaka University’s Arts Building on Thursday, Sept 16, 2021 to protest the felling of a Krishnachura tree at the same location. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • A group of citizens organise an exhibition of memorabilia from dengue survivors and people who died from the mosquito-borne disease outside High Court in Dhaka on Thursday, Sept 16, 2021 demanding preservation of the city museum Nagar Jadughar. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A group of citizens organise an exhibition of memorabilia from dengue survivors and people who died from the mosquito-borne disease outside High Court in Dhaka on Thursday, Sept 16, 2021 demanding preservation of the city museum Nagar Jadughar. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A group of citizens organise an exhibition of memorabilia from dengue survivors and people who died from the mosquito-borne disease outside High Court in Dhaka on Thursday, Sept 16, 2021 demanding preservation of the city museum Nagar Jadughar. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A group of citizens organise an exhibition of memorabilia from dengue survivors and people who died from the mosquito-borne disease outside High Court in Dhaka on Thursday, Sept 16, 2021 demanding preservation of the city museum Nagar Jadughar. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The banks of the Padma continue to erode in Azimnagar Union in Manikganj’s Harirampur Upazila, leaving residents to scurry to a safer place before the river devours them. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The banks of the Padma continue to erode in Azimnagar Union in Manikganj’s Harirampur Upazila, leaving residents to scurry to a safer place before the river devours them. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Azimnagar Union in Manikganj’s Harirampur Upazila is facing the risks of an overflowing Padma as the river erodes its banks at the end of monsoon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Azimnagar Union in Manikganj’s Harirampur Upazila is facing the risks of an overflowing Padma as the river erodes its banks at the end of monsoon. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The residents of Azimnagar Union's Hatighata area in Manikganj’s Harirampur Upazila are leaving their homes to move to safer grounds as the erosion of the Padma's banks worsens. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The residents of Azimnagar Union's Hatighata area in Manikganj’s Harirampur Upazila are leaving their homes to move to safer grounds as the erosion of the Padma's banks worsens. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A large area of Azimnagar Union in Manikganj’s Harirampur Upazila is under threat due to the erosion of the Padma River. Aside from moving away from the Padma's banks, residents are also cutting down trees to protect themselves from an overflowing river. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A large area of Azimnagar Union in Manikganj’s Harirampur Upazila is under threat due to the erosion of the Padma River. Aside from moving away from the Padma's banks, residents are also cutting down trees to protect themselves from an overflowing river. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A piece of land in Azimnagar Union’s Hatighata area lies abandoned after the family which occupied it moved their house to a safer place as the erosion of the Padma River worsens. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A piece of land in Azimnagar Union’s Hatighata area lies abandoned after the family which occupied it moved their house to a safer place as the erosion of the Padma River worsens. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A family in the Hatighata area of Manikganj’s Harirampur Upazila has found temporary shelter on an empty of piece land after its previous moved their homes away from the banks of the Padma as the erosion of the river's banks worsens. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A family in the Hatighata area of Manikganj’s Harirampur Upazila has found temporary shelter on an empty of piece land after its previous moved their homes away from the banks of the Padma as the erosion of the river's banks worsens. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A service company has dug out a section in the middle of DIT Road in the Chowdhurypara area of Dhaka’s Malibagh for renovation work, causing traffic congestion in the area, as seen in this photo taken on Thursday, September 16, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    A service company has dug out a section in the middle of DIT Road in the Chowdhurypara area of Dhaka’s Malibagh for renovation work, causing traffic congestion in the area, as seen in this photo taken on Thursday, September 16, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Farmers from near Dhaka bring their produce to the Shipahibag Bazar in the Khilgaon area on Thursday, September 16, 2021. They come to sell their vegetables at the bazar every day. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Farmers from near Dhaka bring their produce to the Shipahibag Bazar in the Khilgaon area on Thursday, September 16, 2021. They come to sell their vegetables at the bazar every day. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Dhaka University authorities are felling a Krishnachura or Royal Poinciana tree next to the Arts Building saying it risks falling down due to old age.

    Dhaka University authorities are felling a Krishnachura or Royal Poinciana tree next to the Arts Building saying it risks falling down due to old age.

  • Dhaka University authorities are felling a Krishnachura or Royal Poinciana tree next to the Arts Building saying it risks falling down due to old age.

    Dhaka University authorities are felling a Krishnachura or Royal Poinciana tree next to the Arts Building saying it risks falling down due to old age.

  • After arriving at the court premises on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, actress Pori Moni waves to the crowd. A message stating ‘… me more’ was written on her hand in henna at the time. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    After arriving at the court premises on Wednesday, September 15, 2021, actress Pori Moni waves to the crowd. A message stating ‘… me more’ was written on her hand in henna at the time. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Actress Shamsunnahar Smriti, better known as Pori Moni, arrives at the Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate’s court on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 to attend a hearing in a narcotics case filed at the Banani Police Station. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Actress Shamsunnahar Smriti, better known as Pori Moni, arrives at the Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate’s court on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 to attend a hearing in a narcotics case filed at the Banani Police Station. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Actress Shamsunnahar Smriti, better known as Pori Moni, arrives at the Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate’s court on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 to attend a hearing in a narcotics case filed at the Banani Police Station. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Actress Shamsunnahar Smriti, better known as Pori Moni, arrives at the Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate’s court on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 to attend a hearing in a narcotics case filed at the Banani Police Station. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Actress Shamsunnahar Smriti, better known as Pori Moni, arrives at the Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate’s court on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 to attend a hearing in a narcotics case filed at the Banani Police Station. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Actress Shamsunnahar Smriti, better known as Pori Moni, arrives at the Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate’s court on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 to attend a hearing in a narcotics case filed at the Banani Police Station. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Khokon Bhuiyan, who is suffering from various health issues including kidney problems, has to duck underneath a bamboo barrier to reach Dhaka’s Suhrawardy Hospital for treatment on Wednesday, September 15, 2021. Though an overbridge is present in the area, many of those who come to the hospital are sick and unable to climb the steps necessary. No zebra crossing has been arranged to allow them to cross the road in safety. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Khokon Bhuiyan, who is suffering from various health issues including kidney problems, has to duck underneath a bamboo barrier to reach Dhaka’s Suhrawardy Hospital for treatment on Wednesday, September 15, 2021. Though an overbridge is present in the area, many of those who come to the hospital are sick and unable to climb the steps necessary. No zebra crossing has been arranged to allow them to cross the road in safety. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

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The Amazon logo is seen outside its JFK8 distribution centre in Staten Island, New York, U.S. November 25, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid./File Photo

Banks beware, Amazon and Walmart are cracking the code for finance

So-called embedded finance - a fancy term for companies integrating software to offer financial services - means Amazon can let customers "buy now pay later" when they check out

A suspected missile is fired, in this image released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on Mar 22, 2020. REUTERS

N Korea accuses US of double standards

N Korea state media accused the US of double standards as Washington condemned North Korean missiles test but was silent on S Korea’s test

Georgian legend Nona Gaprindashvili. Photo taken from a tweet of International Chess Fedaration.

Chess pioneer sues Netflix
over 'The Queen's Gambit'

Nona Gaprindashvili, a history-making chess champion, says she was slighted after a line in the series mentioned her by name and said she had “never faced men”