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Bangladesh
  • Infection: 1,568,257
  • Recovery: 779----
  • Death: 27,834

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection: 244,362,243
  • Recovery: 3,405,---
  • Death: 4,961,082

Source: Johns Hopkins University

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Absence of key witnesses rued in Raintree ‘rape’ trial

A tribunal is set to deliver the verdict in the case on Wednesday

Of sandworms and social science

"I wanted to be Hari Seldon, the brilliant mathematician who leads the effort; this economics thing was as close as I could get," Paul Krugman writes

The cover of Kati Marton’s new biography, “The Chancellor: The Remarkable Odyssey of Angela Merkel.” The New York Times

'The Chancellor' portrays Merkel as a droll source of sanity in a mad world

Kati Marton’s new biography, “The Chancellor: The Remarkable Odyssey of Angela Merkel,” is a bit like Merkel herself: calm, dispassionate, and not afraid to bore us

People sit in Manhattan’s Washington Square Park on Oct 12, 2021. COVID cases have been falling in every region of the US, offering hope. Gabriela Bhaskar/The New York Times

COVID cases keep falling

The number of new daily COVID-19 cases in the United States has plunged 57% since peaking on Sept 1, offering hope

In a video grab from Japanese startup A.L.I. Technologies, the

Japan startup launches $700,000 hoverbike

The XTurismo Limited Edition is equipped with a conventional engine and four battery-powered motors and promises to fly for 40 minutes at up to 100 kph

FILE PHOTO: Singer Adele arrives at the 58th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California February 15, 2016. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok/File Photo

Adele is No. 1 once again, with ‘Easy on Me’

The singer’s comeback single is No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart with 54 million streams and strong showings for downloads and radio play

Acne can affect people in their 30s, 40s and beyond and lead to depression, anxiety and social isolation. Gracia Lam/The New York Times

The emotional toll of adult acne

The skin blemishes can affect people in their 30s, 40s and beyond and lead to depression, anxiety and social isolation

Japan's Princess Mako (L), the daughter of Crown Prince Akishino and Crown Princess Kiko, strolls with her younger sister Princess Kako at the garden of their Akasaka imperial property residence in Tokyo, Japan Oct 6, 2021, ahead of her 30th birthday on Oct 23, 2021 and her marriage on Oct 26, 2021, in this handout photo provided by the Imperial Household Agency of Japan. Mandatory credit Imperial Household Agency of Japan/Handout via REUTERS

A royal wedding with little fanfare

The torturous path to marriage for Princess Mako of Japan leads to a registry office in Tokyo and most likely a life abroad

A makeshift memorial for 7-year-old Julissia Batties, who was found unconscious with a head injury, in the lobby of where she lived at the Mitchel Houses in the Bronx on Wednesday, Aug 11, 2021. Legacy Beauford, an infant, was one of two young boys in New York who the police believe were recently killed by their mothers’ partners. The case follows the death in August of a 7-year-old-girl, Julissia Batties, who was fatally beaten after being reunited with her birth mother. (Desiree Rios/The New York Times)

Could these children have been saved?

A series of killings of children in New York City exposes the holes in a multiagency safety net, from social workers to detectives

Santa Barbara residents experience rainfall as an “atmospheric river” moves through the California coast in Santa Barbara on Monday, Oct 25, 2021. After heavy rainfall in Santa Barbara County on Monday, emergency management authorities told residents to shelter in place and go to inner rooms or higher floors because of life-threatening flash flooding and debris flows in the Alisal Fire burn area. Mike Kai Chen/The New York Times

Extreme weather in California

Changing climate patterns in the US state are increasing the risks of floods and mudslides

  • Fishermen catch hilsa in the Padma river on Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021.

    Fishermen catch hilsa in the Padma river on Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021.

  • Fishermen catch hilsa in the Padma river on Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021, after a 22-day ban on fishing to save mother hilsa.

    Fishermen catch hilsa in the Padma river on Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021, after a 22-day ban on fishing to save mother hilsa.

  • The ferry Kunjalata leaves Shimulia pier in Munshiganj for Banglabazar in Madaripur with light vehicles aboard on Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021, after a suspension of services for 12 days due to strong current in the Padma river.

    The ferry Kunjalata leaves Shimulia pier in Munshiganj for Banglabazar in Madaripur with light vehicles aboard on Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021, after a suspension of services for 12 days due to strong current in the Padma river.

  • Parked cars occupy more than half of Abdul Goni Road outside the Secretariat in Dhaka on Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Parked cars occupy more than half of Abdul Goni Road outside the Secretariat in Dhaka on Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Rickshaws and motorcycles take a wrong lane as the road was mostly occupied by parked cars in Dhaka on Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Rickshaws and motorcycles take a wrong lane as the road was mostly occupied by parked cars in Dhaka on Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A crack appears in the pillar of MA Mannan flyover’s ramp to Arakan Road in Chattogram’s Bahaddarhat. Photo: Suman Babu

    A crack appears in the pillar of MA Mannan flyover’s ramp to Arakan Road in Chattogram’s Bahaddarhat. Photo: Suman Babu

  • A crack appears in the pillar of MA Mannan flyover’s ramp to Arakan Road in Chattogram’s Bahaddarhat. Photo: Suman Babu

    A crack appears in the pillar of MA Mannan flyover’s ramp to Arakan Road in Chattogram’s Bahaddarhat. Photo: Suman Babu

  • A crack appears in the pillar of MA Mannan flyover’s ramp to Arakan Road in Chattogram’s Bahaddarhat. Photo: Suman Babu

    A crack appears in the pillar of MA Mannan flyover’s ramp to Arakan Road in Chattogram’s Bahaddarhat. Photo: Suman Babu

  • The Arakan Road ramp on MA Mannan flyover in Chattogram is closed to traffic after a crack appeared on one of the pillars. Photo: Suman Babu

    The Arakan Road ramp on MA Mannan flyover in Chattogram is closed to traffic after a crack appeared on one of the pillars. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurates Bangladesh Trade and Investment Summit at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre via video conferencing from the Ganabhaban on Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurates Bangladesh Trade and Investment Summit at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre via video conferencing from the Ganabhaban on Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Abu Hena Md Rahmatul Muneem, chairman of the National Board of Revenue, speaks at a press conference at the NBR Auditorium in Dhaka’s Shegun Bagicha on Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Abu Hena Md Rahmatul Muneem, chairman of the National Board of Revenue, speaks at a press conference at the NBR Auditorium in Dhaka’s Shegun Bagicha on Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen attends the inauguration of the Bangladesh Trade and Investment Summit at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in Dhaka on Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen attends the inauguration of the Bangladesh Trade and Investment Summit at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in Dhaka on Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Police clash with BNP activists at Dhaka’s Naya Paltan on Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021, after the party’s ‘peace rally’ protest.

    Police clash with BNP activists at Dhaka’s Naya Paltan on Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021, after the party’s ‘peace rally’ protest.

  • Police clash with BNP activists at Dhaka’s Naya Paltan on Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021, after the party’s ‘peace rally’ protest.

    Police clash with BNP activists at Dhaka’s Naya Paltan on Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021, after the party’s ‘peace rally’ protest.

  • Police and BNP activists clash at Dhaka’s Naya Paltan on Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021, after the party’s ‘peace rally’ protest.

    Police and BNP activists clash at Dhaka’s Naya Paltan on Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021, after the party’s ‘peace rally’ protest.

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The snow covered Stubai Glacier mountains are seen during sunset in Innsbruck September 22, 2013. REUTERS/Dominic Ebenbichler

Business leaders look to
UN for carbon pricing

A lack of international agreement has held back the development of systems for putting a price on carbon

A Taliban solider stands guard in front of a house neighbouring the Islamic State hideout raided by Taliban forces on Sunday night in northern Kabul, Afghanistan Oct 4, 2021. REUTERS

ISIS-K could be able to attack
US in 6 months: Pentagon

The US intelligence community also assesses that Islamic State in Afghanistan has the intention to carry out the attack, an official says

FILE PHOTO: Comedian Dave Chappelle arrives to receive the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at the Kennedy Center in Washington, US, October 27, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo

Chappelle responds to Netflix controversy with video clip

He posted a 5-minute video clip to Instagram in which he denied he had been invited to speak to transgender employees of the streaming service and refused