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Bangladesh
  • Infection:3,59,148
  • Recovery:2,70,491
  • Death:5,161

Source: IEDCR

World
  • Infection:33,078,537
  • Recovery:22,926,282
  • Death:997,737

Source: Johns Hopkins University

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Ali Ashraf Bhuiyan's 'Boats of Buriganga' triumphed in the Urban category. The Bogura police chief captured the photo in Old Dhaka.
Bangladesh in Drone Photo Awards 2020

Drone Photo Awards, a competition organised as part of the prestigious Siena Awards Festival, is held every year in Italy with images taken from the sky. The results of this year’s competition are out now and eleven photos taken by six Bangladeshi photographers have been awarded in various categories.

Harold Evans, a journalist of tenacity

For Evans it wasn’t enough to print a story on the front page. He also wanted to make sure that every decision-maker read it

Lukas Inauen, who plans to vote against a new law that would mandate two weeks of paid paternity leave, in Siebnen, Switzerland, Sept 23, 2020. The provision was set to go into effect last year, but a group of conservative lawmakers forced it to be put to a referendum. Clara Tuma/The New York Times

Switzerland votes to approve paternity leave

Fathers will be allowed 10 days of paid time off after voters endorsed a new law despite a conservative backlash that forced a referendum

In a photo provided by Emily Schiffer, Lola Schiffer-Kehou, watches a neighbour play the flute outside her home in Brooklyn, NY Researchers say that as winter approaches and temperatures drop, people will spend more time indoors, where the coronavirus is more easily transmitted. (Emily Schiffer via The New York Times)

How to keep the virus at bay indoors

Open the windows, buy an air filter and forget the UV lights

A handout photo released by Britain's Prince William and Cathrine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George (seated), Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis with David Attenborough after Prince William and David Attenborough attended an outdoor screening of the upcoming Attenborough's feature film, in the gardens of Kensington Palace, in London, Britain, Sept 24, 2020. REUTERS

William, Kate join Attenborough after film screening

The 94-year-old broadcaster joins the royal family to watch an outdoor screening of his upcoming film ‘David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet’

Annrene Rowe at her home in Anna Maria, Fla, on Sept 18, 2020. Rowe was hospitalised for 12 days with coronavirus symptoms earlier this year; since then, she has noticed her hair falling out in clumps. Eve Edelheit/The New York Times

Losing hair can be another consequence of the pandemic

Doctors are seeing a huge increase in patients who have been shedding abnormal amounts of hair, and they believe it is related to stress associated with the coronavirus

In a timed selfie, the competitive hiker Philip Carcia in the White Mountains of New Hampshire during the pandemic summer of 2020. Carcia, 36, has been living out of his red Toyota Yaris on the outer reaches of the White Mountain National Forest all summer, attempting to break the record on an obscure and extreme hiking challenge known as the Redline. Philip Carcia via The New York Times

The solitude of hiking in a time of virus

Carcia, a record-breaking hiker, has been walking for almost 100 days. “Mountains are mirrors, just like Covid is a mirror,” he says

A woman carrying a basket walks through a rice field in south Kashmir's Tral town, Sept 24, 2020. REUTERS

Pandemic deals 'crushing blow' to Kashmir tourism

The state of tourism in Kashmir is “a typical case of out of the frying pan into the fire”

Police investigators search for human remains near Long Island's shoreline near Gilgo Beach on April 11, 2011. After a decade of little movement in a series of killings on Long Island, there is a new sense of urgency. Robert Stolarik/The New York Times

Gaining ground on a serial killer

After a decade of little movement in a series of killings on Long Island, a new sense of urgency

People wear face masks following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at the Jaguar Land Rover's booth at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition, or Auto China show, in Beijing, China Sept 27, 2020. REUTERS

China’s shoppers are spending again

Big crowds at places like the Beijing auto show are a sign of good news for a world mired in recession

  • A funeral prayer for Attorney General Mahbubey Alam was held at the Supreme Court premises on Sept 28, 2020. Photo: Mehedi Hasan Pias

    A funeral prayer for Attorney General Mahbubey Alam was held at the Supreme Court premises on Sept 28, 2020. Photo: Mehedi Hasan Pias

  • The authorities reopened Ramna Park in Dhaka on Sep 27, 2020 after a six-month closure due to the coronavirus outbreak

    The authorities reopened Ramna Park in Dhaka on Sep 27, 2020 after a six-month closure due to the coronavirus outbreak

  • The authorities reopened Ramna Park in Dhaka on Sep 27, 2020 after a six-month closure due to the coronavirus outbreak

    The authorities reopened Ramna Park in Dhaka on Sep 27, 2020 after a six-month closure due to the coronavirus outbreak

  • The authorities reopened Ramna Park in Dhaka on Sep 27, 2020 after a six-month closure due to the coronavirus outbreak

    The authorities reopened Ramna Park in Dhaka on Sep 27, 2020 after a six-month closure due to the coronavirus outbreak

  • Hundreds of stranded Bangladeshi migrant workers gathered outside the Saudia office in Dhaka almost blocking the street next to the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel on Sep 27, 2020 for air tickets to Saudi Arabia.

    Hundreds of stranded Bangladeshi migrant workers gathered outside the Saudia office in Dhaka almost blocking the street next to the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel on Sep 27, 2020 for air tickets to Saudi Arabia.

  • Hundreds of stranded Bangladeshi migrant workers gathered outside the Saudia office in Dhaka almost blocking the street next to the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel on Sep 27, 2020 for air tickets to Saudi Arabia.

    Hundreds of stranded Bangladeshi migrant workers gathered outside the Saudia office in Dhaka almost blocking the street next to the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel on Sep 27, 2020 for air tickets to Saudi Arabia.

  • Outgoing Indian High Commissioner Riva Ganguly Das paid a farewell call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the Ganabhaban in Dhaka on Sep 27, 2020. Photo: PID

    Outgoing Indian High Commissioner Riva Ganguly Das paid a farewell call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the Ganabhaban in Dhaka on Sep 27, 2020. Photo: PID

  • Hundreds of stranded Bangladeshi migrant workers gathered near the Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Dhaka's Gulshan very early in the morning on Sep 27, 2020 to apply for extension of their visas. Later, the embassy said they will need to apply through authorised agencies.

    Hundreds of stranded Bangladeshi migrant workers gathered near the Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Dhaka's Gulshan very early in the morning on Sep 27, 2020 to apply for extension of their visas. Later, the embassy said they will need to apply through authorised agencies.

  • Hundreds of stranded Bangladeshi migrant workers gathered near the Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Dhaka's Gulshan very early in the morning on Sep 27, 2020 to apply for extension of their visas. Later, the embassy said they will need to apply through authorised agencies.

    Hundreds of stranded Bangladeshi migrant workers gathered near the Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Dhaka's Gulshan very early in the morning on Sep 27, 2020 to apply for extension of their visas. Later, the embassy said they will need to apply through authorised agencies.

  • Hundreds of stranded Bangladeshi migrant workers crowded outside the Biman Bangladesh Airlines office in Dhaka's Dilkusha on Sep 27, 2020 for air tickets to their countries of work.

    Hundreds of stranded Bangladeshi migrant workers crowded outside the Biman Bangladesh Airlines office in Dhaka's Dilkusha on Sep 27, 2020 for air tickets to their countries of work.

  • Hundreds of stranded Bangladeshi migrant workers crowded outside the Biman Bangladesh Airlines office in Dhaka's Dilkusha on Sep 27, 2020 for air tickets to their countries of work.

    Hundreds of stranded Bangladeshi migrant workers crowded outside the Biman Bangladesh Airlines office in Dhaka's Dilkusha on Sep 27, 2020 for air tickets to their countries of work.

  • A group of Dhaka University students led by DUCSU leader Tanbir Hasan Saikat organised a human-chain demonstration at Shahbagh on Sep 27, 2020 demanding justice for the recent rape of a woman in Khagrachhari, a Dhaka University student and a newly-wed woman in Sylhet's MC College. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A group of Dhaka University students led by DUCSU leader Tanbir Hasan Saikat organised a human-chain demonstration at Shahbagh on Sep 27, 2020 demanding justice for the recent rape of a woman in Khagrachhari, a Dhaka University student and a newly-wed woman in Sylhet's MC College. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Bangladesh Chhatra League's Dhaka University unit rallied at the Raju Memorial on Sep 27, 2020 demanding arrest of the people involved in recent incedents of rape in the country and their exemplary punishment. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Bangladesh Chhatra League's Dhaka University unit rallied at the Raju Memorial on Sep 27, 2020 demanding arrest of the people involved in recent incedents of rape in the country and their exemplary punishment. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Guests appreciate the photographs by Kakoli Prodhan after the inauguration of an exhibition on rivers at Sadarghat Launch Terminal in Dhaka on Sep 27, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Guests appreciate the photographs by Kakoli Prodhan after the inauguration of an exhibition on rivers at Sadarghat Launch Terminal in Dhaka on Sep 27, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Guests appreciate the photographs by Kakoli Prodhan after the inauguration of an exhibition on rivers at Sadarghat Launch Terminal in Dhaka on Sep 27, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Guests appreciate the photographs by Kakoli Prodhan after the inauguration of an exhibition on rivers at Sadarghat Launch Terminal in Dhaka on Sep 27, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Children's organisation Ikrimikri organised a photo exhibition on rivers at four key river ports from Sep 27, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Children's organisation Ikrimikri organised a photo exhibition on rivers at four key river ports from Sep 27, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Children's organisation Ikrimikri organised a photo exhibition on rivers at four key river ports from Sep 27, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Children's organisation Ikrimikri organised a photo exhibition on rivers at four key river ports from Sep 27, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • An exhibiion of photojournalist Kakoli Prodhan's works on rivers began at Sadarghat Launch Terminal in Dhaka on Sep 27, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    An exhibiion of photojournalist Kakoli Prodhan's works on rivers began at Sadarghat Launch Terminal in Dhaka on Sep 27, 2020. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Workers sort polythene sheets for drying before recycling in Dhaka’s Kamrangirchar. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Workers sort polythene sheets for drying before recycling in Dhaka’s Kamrangirchar. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Workers sort polythene sheets for drying before recycling in Dhaka’s Kamrangirchar. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Workers sort polythene sheets for drying before recycling in Dhaka’s Kamrangirchar. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

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People wear face masks following the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at the Jaguar Land Rover's booth at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition, or Auto China show, in Beijing, China Sept 27, 2020. REUTERS

China’s shoppers are spending again

Big crowds at places like the Beijing auto show are a sign of good news for a world mired in recession

A still image from a video released by the Armenian Defence Ministry shows what is said to be Azerbaijani armoured vehicles, one of which is destroyed by Armenian armed forces in the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, September 27, 2020. Handout via REUTERS

Armenia-Azerbaijan clashes kill at least 16

Armenia and Azerbaijan long at odds over Nagorno-Karabakh with each side blames the other over latest clashes

A handout photo released by Britain's Prince William and Cathrine, Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George (seated), Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis with David Attenborough after Prince William and David Attenborough attended an outdoor screening of the upcoming Attenborough's feature film, in the gardens of Kensington Palace, in London, Britain, Sept 24, 2020. REUTERS

William, Kate join Attenborough after film screening

The 94-year-old broadcaster joins the royal family to watch an outdoor screening of his upcoming film ‘David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet’