A baker displays fresh bread at a market in Lebanon's northern port city of Tripoli on Tuesday. Lebanon has imposed a round-the-clock curfew nationwide since January 14, barred non-essential workers from leaving their homes and restricted grocery shopping to deliveries. On paper, its Covid-19 restrictions are among the strictest in the world, but in reality grinding poverty is pushing many back onto the streets to eke out a living.
The General Electric logo and buildings are pictured, in Belfort, eastern France. General Electric scored higher fourth-quarter orders in key industrial segments as it reported a profitable 2020 and eyes further improvement in 2021, according to results Tuesday. The industrial giant, which has been in turnaround mode following losses the prior three years, projected a jump in adjusted profit margins in 2021 on anticipated improvement in the macro economy with widespread use of coronavirus vaccines.
Sonali Bank Deputy Managing Director Md Afzal Karim hands over a certificate to a participant of a workshop on fire safety at the bank’s head office in the capital recently.
Islamic Finance and Investment Managing Director and CEO Abu Zafore Md Saleh hands over a blanket to a cold-hit old man at a ceremony at Kurigram recently. Utpal Kumar Roy, Additional Superintendent of Police, Kurigram was present on the occasion.