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Bangladesh
  • Infection: 17,15,997
  • Recovery: 779----
  • Death: 28,256

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection: 353,292,345
  • Recovery: 3,405,---
  • Death: 5,600,390

Source: Johns Hopkins University

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Srijan Upadhyay and Sagar Sharma from the eastern state of Bihar listen to Lovepreet, an immigration counsellor of Blue Line consultants, at his office in Rajpura town in the northern state of Punjab, India, January 21, 2022. REUTERS
India's jobs crisis
exasperates its youth

India unemployment averaged 7.2% in 2018-2021 vs global average around 5.7%, while job participation rate is low and falling

How Bangladesh became a playground of the West

The unconstitutional role played by the unelected, military-backed caretaker government turned Bangladesh into a playground of unseemly foreign maneuverers

A model presents a creation by designer Maria Grazia Chiuri as part of her Haute Couture Spring-Summer 2022 collection show for fashion house Dior in Paris, France, January 24, 2022. REUTERS/Violeta Santos Moura

Dior showcases gorgeous craftsmanship on Paris runway

The luxury fashion house took to the runway with sparkles and tailoring, sending models down the catwalk in strapless dresses and neat winter jackets

Lia Thomas, a transgender student-athlete at the University of Pennsylvania, rests after winning the women’s 100 freestyle at a dual meet between Harvard and Penn in Boston, Jan 22, 2022. The rules could change for Thomas and other swimmers as the NCAA championships approach in March. M Scott Brauer/The New York Times

As Lia Thomas swims, debate about transgender athletes swirls

And the rules could change for Thomas and other swimmers as the NCAA championships approach in March

FILE — A workout routine at Brooklyn Bridge Park in New York, Dec 8, 2021. Experts say you can get, and stay, motivated to exercise by bundling your incentives, being flexible, getting some support and being sure to stay on track. (Keith E Morrison/The New York Times)

When exercise is the last thing you want to do

Bundle your incentives. Be flexible. Get some support. Here’s how to get — and stay — motivated

Hans Kluge, World Health Organization regional director for Europe, attends a meeting with Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin in Moscow, Russia Sept 23, 2020. Sputnik/Alexander Astafyev/Pool via Reuters

Omicron offers hope pandemic could stabilise: WHO

The rapid spread of the variant means far more people will have some immunity, at least for now, which might bode well this year for highly vaccinated countries in Europe

A villager undergoes an eye examination at a camp organised by Aravind Eye Care System in a village outside Madurai, in India's Tamil Nadu state Mar 3, 2010 to screen for eye problems  REUTERS

Cataract surgery may reduce your dementia risk

Older adults who had cataract removal to restore their vision has a lower risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia

Photo: Youtube video

US troops join assault on IS seized prison with boys as hostages

The Islamic State seized a prison in Syria to try to free thousands of fellow jihadists and is using hundreds of imprisoned boys as human shields

Ukrainian soldiers in a trench on the front line on Monday, Jan 24, 2022, in Popasna, Ukraine. Given Russia’s penchant for misdirection, it’s unclear how a military incursion would start. And that keeps the Ukrainian troops on edge. Brendan Hoffman/The New York Times

Ukrainian soldiers face
nervous guessing game

Given Russia’s penchant for misdirection, it’s unclear how a military incursion would start. And that keeps the Ukrainian troops on edge

Why is Silicon Valley still waiting for the next big thing?

The tech industry has grown ever more rich off big ideas that were developed more than a decade ago. New things like quantum computing and self-driving cars could take a while

  • Abu Hena Md Rahmatul Muneem, chairman of the National Board of Revenue, speaks at a media briefing at his office in Dhaka to mark International Customs Day on Tuesday, Jan 25, 2022. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Abu Hena Md Rahmatul Muneem, chairman of the National Board of Revenue, speaks at a media briefing at his office in Dhaka to mark International Customs Day on Tuesday, Jan 25, 2022. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Abu Hena Md Rahmatul Muneem, chairman of the National Board of Revenue, speaks at a media briefing at his office in Dhaka to mark International Customs Day on Tuesday, Jan 25, 2022. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Abu Hena Md Rahmatul Muneem, chairman of the National Board of Revenue, speaks at a media briefing at his office in Dhaka to mark International Customs Day on Tuesday, Jan 25, 2022. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • A farmer harvests cabbages from a field in Dhaka’s Keraniganj. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    A farmer harvests cabbages from a field in Dhaka’s Keraniganj. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • A farmer harvests cabbages from a field in Dhaka’s Keraniganj. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    A farmer harvests cabbages from a field in Dhaka’s Keraniganj. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • A man loads a truck with winter vegetable turnips to transport them to a local market in Manikganj’s Singair Upazila. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    A man loads a truck with winter vegetable turnips to transport them to a local market in Manikganj’s Singair Upazila. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • University Teachers' Network, a platform of teachers of public and private universities, holds a symbolic hunger strike in front of Dhaka University's Aparajeyo Bangla statue on Monday, Jan 24, 2022, expressing solidarity with the student protesters of the Shahjalal University of Science and Technology in Sylhet who are demanding Vice-Chancellor Farid Uddin Ahmed’s removal. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    University Teachers' Network, a platform of teachers of public and private universities, holds a symbolic hunger strike in front of Dhaka University's Aparajeyo Bangla statue on Monday, Jan 24, 2022, expressing solidarity with the student protesters of the Shahjalal University of Science and Technology in Sylhet who are demanding Vice-Chancellor Farid Uddin Ahmed’s removal. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • People gather to watch a demolition drive of Dhaka North City Corporation to remove illegal structures from the Lautala canal area in Dhaka’s Mohammadpur on Monday, Jan 24, 2022. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    People gather to watch a demolition drive of Dhaka North City Corporation to remove illegal structures from the Lautala canal area in Dhaka’s Mohammadpur on Monday, Jan 24, 2022. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Dhaka North City Corporation workers bulldoze parts of a multi-storey building as it launches a demolition drive to remove illegal structures from the Lautala canal area in Dhaka’s Mohammadpur on Monday, Jan 24, 2022. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Dhaka North City Corporation workers bulldoze parts of a multi-storey building as it launches a demolition drive to remove illegal structures from the Lautala canal area in Dhaka’s Mohammadpur on Monday, Jan 24, 2022. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Dhaka North City Corporation workers bulldoze parts of a multi-storey building as it launches a demolition drive to remove illegal structures from the Lautala canal area in Dhaka’s Mohammadpur on Monday, Jan 24, 2022. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Dhaka North City Corporation workers bulldoze parts of a multi-storey building as it launches a demolition drive to remove illegal structures from the Lautala canal area in Dhaka’s Mohammadpur on Monday, Jan 24, 2022. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Pragatisheel Chhatra Jote, a platform of leftist student groups, stages a sit-in in front of Dhaka University's Raju Memorial sculpture on Monday, Jan 24, 2022, expressing solidarity with the student protesters of the Shahjalal University of Science and Technology in Sylhet. The leftist student groups brought an open letter to SUST Vice-Chancellor Farid Uddin Ahmed urging him to resign. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Pragatisheel Chhatra Jote, a platform of leftist student groups, stages a sit-in in front of Dhaka University's Raju Memorial sculpture on Monday, Jan 24, 2022, expressing solidarity with the student protesters of the Shahjalal University of Science and Technology in Sylhet. The leftist student groups brought an open letter to SUST Vice-Chancellor Farid Uddin Ahmed urging him to resign. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • A pedestrian overpass in front of Mugda Hospital is used by people of all ages. Bamboos replacing a broken step in the stairs put children trying to get off the bridge in trouble. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A pedestrian overpass in front of Mugda Hospital is used by people of all ages. Bamboos replacing a broken step in the stairs put children trying to get off the bridge in trouble. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Bamboos have replaced a broken step in a pedestrian overpass and an elderly woman is struggling to move past it in front of Muga Hospital. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Bamboos have replaced a broken step in a pedestrian overpass and an elderly woman is struggling to move past it in front of Muga Hospital. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The government enforced health rules for people venturing outdoors with the COVID-19 cases surging in the country, yet many choose to cross a Kamalapur pedestrian overpass without wearing masks on Sunday, Jan 23, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The government enforced health rules for people venturing outdoors with the COVID-19 cases surging in the country, yet many choose to cross a Kamalapur pedestrian overpass without wearing masks on Sunday, Jan 23, 2022. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Dhaka North City Corporation removes illegal establishments at Lautala Canal in Mohammadpur’s Bosila on Sunday, Jan 23, 2022.

    Dhaka North City Corporation removes illegal establishments at Lautala Canal in Mohammadpur’s Bosila on Sunday, Jan 23, 2022.

  • Dhaka North City Mayor Atiqul Islam watches the DNCC’s drive to remove illegal establishments at Lautala Canal in Mohammadpur’s Bosila on Sunday, Jan 23, 2022.

    Dhaka North City Mayor Atiqul Islam watches the DNCC’s drive to remove illegal establishments at Lautala Canal in Mohammadpur’s Bosila on Sunday, Jan 23, 2022.

  • Students from Dhaka University form a human chain in front of the Raju Memorial Sculpture in solidarity with a call for the resignation of Sylhet’s Shahjalal Universiy of Science and Technology Vice Chancellor Farid Uddin Ahmed on Sunday, Jan 23, 2022.

    Students from Dhaka University form a human chain in front of the Raju Memorial Sculpture in solidarity with a call for the resignation of Sylhet’s Shahjalal Universiy of Science and Technology Vice Chancellor Farid Uddin Ahmed on Sunday, Jan 23, 2022.

  • Jatrabari’s Kutubkhali area is hit by a gas outage at a certain time every day for many days. Many people there are forced to cook using firewood. Photo taken on Sunday, Jan 23, 2022.

    Jatrabari’s Kutubkhali area is hit by a gas outage at a certain time every day for many days. Many people there are forced to cook using firewood. Photo taken on Sunday, Jan 23, 2022.

  • People hold a human-chain demonstration in front of the National Press Club on Sunday, Jan 23, 2022 to demand permanent employment of paid peer volunteers at Directorate General of Family Planning.

    People hold a human-chain demonstration in front of the National Press Club on Sunday, Jan 23, 2022 to demand permanent employment of paid peer volunteers at Directorate General of Family Planning.

  • Students stage a human-chain protest in front of the National Press Club on Sunday, Jan 23, 2022 to demand that authorities allow the ongoing National University examinations to conclude.

    Students stage a human-chain protest in front of the National Press Club on Sunday, Jan 23, 2022 to demand that authorities allow the ongoing National University examinations to conclude.

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