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Bangladesh
  • Infection: 15,76,011
  • Recovery: 779----
  • Death: 27,980

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection: 261,862,513
  • Recovery: 3,405,---
  • Death: 5,204,346

Source: Johns Hopkins University

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Football - The Ballon d'Or Awards - Theatre du Chatelet, Paris, France - November 29, 2021 Paris St Germain's Lionel Messi with the Ballon d'Or award. Reuters
Messi wins historic 7th Ballon d'Or

The Argentine forward of PSG beats Lewandowski and Jorginho to lift football's most prestigious trophy yet again

Just when we thought it was safe to go back in the water

If we end up having another big surge in cases, hospitalisations and deaths, should we go back to lockdowns? Or do things differently?

“Cyberwitches Ritual” by Lucile Olympe Haute, has been on display in “Technoshamanism” at the Hartware MedienKunstVerein in Dortmund, Germany. Josie Thaddeus-Johns/Twitter

Where tech meets mysticism

In a new exhibition in Germany, artists are exploring the connections between ancient beliefs and futuristic systems

Scientists warn against US hunts for Chinese spies

A chilling effect has taken hold on American campuses, contributing to an outflow of academic talent that may hurt the United States while benefiting Beijing, they said

President Joe Biden meets virtually with President Xi Jinping of China, at the White House, Nov 15, 2021. The United States and China announced an agreement on Tuesday to ease restrictions on foreign journalists operating in the two countries, tempering a diplomatic confrontation that led to the expulsion of some American reporters from China during the last year of the Trump administration. The New York Times

As China speeds up nuclear arms race, the US wants to talk

The Pentagon thinks Beijing may build 1,000 or more weapons by 2030. But it’s the new technologies that worry strategists

Ifeoma Ozoma, a former employee of Pinterest, Facebook and Google, at her home in Santa Fe, NM, on Mar 21, 2021. Since last year, Ozoma has emerged as a central figure among tech whistle-blowers. Adria Malcolm/The New York Times

A tech whistle-blower helps others speak out

Ifeoma Ozoma, who accused Pinterest of discrimination, has become a key figure in helping tech employees disclose, and fight, mistreatment at work

Amy Schumer in “The Humans,” a family drama that borrows horror elements. Wilson Webb/A24

When is a horror movie not a horror movie?

When “The Humans” and other new dramas use jump scares and other genre staples, it’s a fair question to ask

Albatross scavenge fish scraps left over from the Ocean Sunset commercial fishing boat in the Pacific Ocean off of Ucluelet. Reuters

Climate change is driving albatrosses to ‘divorce’

Researchers find the divorce rate among the birds, which averaged 3.7%, increased in years in which the ocean was warmest

A Saudi woman takes a photograph with her phone while her maid stands behind her, along Jeddah's corniche, Saudi Arabia June 23, 2018. Reuters

Families tormented over
maids' deaths in Saudi

Over the last two years, 89 Kenyans - more than half of them female domestic workers - have died in the Gulf nation, according to Kenya's foreign ministry

Drew Endy, a bioengineering professor, in his office at Stanford University, Oct 22, 2021. Endy sees synthetic biology as a sweeping force that can reshape the sciences, society and culture. “The potential is for civilisation-scale flourishing, a world of abundance not scarcity, supporting a growing global population without destroying the planet.” Deanne Fitzmaurice/The New York Times

This scientist thinks synthetic biology can save us

Drew Endy is squarely focused on the potential of redesigning organisms for useful purposes. He also acknowledges significant challenges

  • A bus was torched by angry locals in protest against the death of a student who was run over and killed by a bus in Dhaka’s Rampura on Monday, Nov 29, 2021. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    A bus was torched by angry locals in protest against the death of a student who was run over and killed by a bus in Dhaka’s Rampura on Monday, Nov 29, 2021. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • Firefighters in action after angry locals set fire to a bus in protest against the death of a student who was run over and killed by a bus in Dhaka’s Rampura on Monday, Nov 29, 2021. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    Firefighters in action after angry locals set fire to a bus in protest against the death of a student who was run over and killed by a bus in Dhaka’s Rampura on Monday, Nov 29, 2021. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • Firefighters in action after angry locals set fire to a bus in protest against the death of a student who was run over and killed by a bus in Dhaka’s Rampura on Monday, Nov 29, 2021. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    Firefighters in action after angry locals set fire to a bus in protest against the death of a student who was run over and killed by a bus in Dhaka’s Rampura on Monday, Nov 29, 2021. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • Firefighters in action after angry locals set fire to a bus in protest against the death of a student who was run over and killed by a bus in Dhaka’s Rampura on Monday, Nov 29, 2021. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    Firefighters in action after angry locals set fire to a bus in protest against the death of a student who was run over and killed by a bus in Dhaka’s Rampura on Monday, Nov 29, 2021. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • Firefighters in action after angry locals set fire to a bus in protest against the death of a student who was run over and killed by a bus in Dhaka’s Rampura on Monday, Nov 29, 2021. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    Firefighters in action after angry locals set fire to a bus in protest against the death of a student who was run over and killed by a bus in Dhaka’s Rampura on Monday, Nov 29, 2021. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • Firefighters in action after angry locals set fire to a bus in protest against the death of a student who was run over and killed by a bus in Dhaka’s Rampura on Monday, Nov 29, 2021. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    Firefighters in action after angry locals set fire to a bus in protest against the death of a student who was run over and killed by a bus in Dhaka’s Rampura on Monday, Nov 29, 2021. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • Firefighters in action after angry locals set fire to a bus in protest against the death of a student who was run over and killed by a bus in Dhaka’s Rampura on Monday, Nov 29, 2021. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    Firefighters in action after angry locals set fire to a bus in protest against the death of a student who was run over and killed by a bus in Dhaka’s Rampura on Monday, Nov 29, 2021. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • Angry residents vandalised several buses in Dhaka’s Rampura after a student was run over and killed by a bus amid student protests for safe roads on Monday night, Nov 29, 2021. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    Angry residents vandalised several buses in Dhaka’s Rampura after a student was run over and killed by a bus amid student protests for safe roads on Monday night, Nov 29, 2021. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • People gathered after a student was run over and killed by a bus on DIT Road in Dhaka’s Rampura on Monday, Nov 29, 2021. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    People gathered after a student was run over and killed by a bus on DIT Road in Dhaka’s Rampura on Monday, Nov 29, 2021. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • A couple of visitors take a tour of BSA’s fifth National Sculpture Exhibition which opened on Monday, Nov 29, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A couple of visitors take a tour of BSA’s fifth National Sculpture Exhibition which opened on Monday, Nov 29, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A sculpture titled 'Trust' is on display at BSA’s fifth National Sculpture Exhibition which opened on Monday, Nov 29, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A sculpture titled 'Trust' is on display at BSA’s fifth National Sculpture Exhibition which opened on Monday, Nov 29, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A sculpture on display at BSA’s fifth National Sculpture Exhibition which opened on Monday, Nov 29, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A sculpture on display at BSA’s fifth National Sculpture Exhibition which opened on Monday, Nov 29, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A sculpture on display at BSA’s fifth National Sculpture Exhibition which opened on Monday, Nov 29, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A sculpture on display at BSA’s fifth National Sculpture Exhibition which opened on Monday, Nov 29, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Activists from eight student organisations tussle with police after they blocked the road in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Monday, Nov 29, 2021 to demand a reversal of the hike in bus and launch fare and a half-price discount for students.

    Activists from eight student organisations tussle with police after they blocked the road in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Monday, Nov 29, 2021 to demand a reversal of the hike in bus and launch fare and a half-price discount for students.

  • Activists from eight student organisations tussle with police after they blocked the road in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Monday, Nov 29, 2021 to demand a reversal of the hike in bus and launch fare and a half-price discount for students.

    Activists from eight student organisations tussle with police after they blocked the road in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Monday, Nov 29, 2021 to demand a reversal of the hike in bus and launch fare and a half-price discount for students.

  • Students from several Dhaka educational institutions stage a demonstration at Shantinagar on Monday, Nov 29, 2021 to press for a nine-point list of demands, including a half-price discount on bus fare and road safety. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Students from several Dhaka educational institutions stage a demonstration at Shantinagar on Monday, Nov 29, 2021 to press for a nine-point list of demands, including a half-price discount on bus fare and road safety. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Students from several Dhaka educational institutions stage a demonstration at Shantinagar on Monday, Nov 29, 2021 to press for a nine-point list of demands, including a half-price discount on bus fare and road safety. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Students from several Dhaka educational institutions stage a demonstration at Shantinagar on Monday, Nov 29, 2021 to press for a nine-point list of demands, including a half-price discount on bus fare and road safety. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Students from several Dhaka educational institutions stage a demonstration at Shantinagar on Monday, Nov 29, 2021 to press for a nine-point list of demands, including a half-price discount on bus fare and road safety. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Students from several Dhaka educational institutions stage a demonstration at Shantinagar on Monday, Nov 29, 2021 to press for a nine-point list of demands, including a half-price discount on bus fare and road safety. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Activists from eight student organisations block the road in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Monday, Nov 29, 2021 to demand a reversal of the hike in bus and launch fare and a half-price discount for students. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Activists from eight student organisations block the road in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Monday, Nov 29, 2021 to demand a reversal of the hike in bus and launch fare and a half-price discount for students. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Activists from eight student organisations block the road in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Monday, Nov 29, 2021 to demand a reversal of the hike in bus and launch fare and a half-price discount for students. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Activists from eight student organisations block the road in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Monday, Nov 29, 2021 to demand a reversal of the hike in bus and launch fare and a half-price discount for students. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Egrets gather near rivers and other water bodies in the winter, around the time they start to dry out. A tree bedecked with the birds can be seen next to the Dhaleswari River in Savar’s Hemayetpur. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Egrets gather near rivers and other water bodies in the winter, around the time they start to dry out. A tree bedecked with the birds can be seen next to the Dhaleswari River in Savar’s Hemayetpur. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

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A picture illustration of US dollar, Swiss Franc, British pound and Euro bank notes, taken in Warsaw Jan 26, 2011. REUTERS

Currencies recover from Omicron chaos

Analysts warned of more volatility with little still known about the new strain as currency prices increased from last week

Myanmar's Minister of Foreign Affairs Aung San Suu Kyi speaks during an event at the Asia Society Policy Institute in New York City, US September 21, 2016. REUTERS

Myanmar to deliver first
verdicts in Suu Kyi trial

Neither the junta nor state media has provided information on the proceedings and a gag order has been imposed on the defendants' lawyers

The reigning Miss Universe, Andrea Meza of Mexico, poses for a photo in front of the Western Wall, Judaism's holiest prayer site and the Dome of the Rock, located on the compound known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary and to Jews as Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City as part of the preparation for Israel hosting Miss Universe 2021 later this year, Nov 17, 2021. REUTERS

Israel to host Miss Universe contest despite Omicron

The country announced a day ago that it was banning foreigners from entering the country, but Tourism Minister Yoel Razvozov says the event will still go ahead