Bangladesh bans beatings.
Bangladesh reports a record 7,213 new confirmed cases and 66 deaths from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, thereby bringing the nationwide total of confirmed cases to 651,652 and the nationwide death toll to 9,384.
At least 14 people are killed in the Indian city of Mumbai as nearly a month's average rainfall fell yesterday during the worst monsoon in years. More than 1,200 people have been killed across India, Nepal and Bangladesh.
A committee of the United States House of Representatives is looking into the way the Federal Reserve Bank of New York investigated the theft of assets it was holding for the central bank of Bangladesh.
At least 30 people are dead and dozens missing after the MV Shariatpur 1 ferry carrying 200 people collides with an oil tanker. It capsizes on the Meghna River in Bangladesh's Munshiganj District near the capital Dhaka.