The porch of Dhaka University’s Surya Sen Hall Auditorium collapses on Wednesday, injuring two people. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik/

Living with risk

Dhaka witnesses unseasonal rain in spring on Wednesday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik/

Sudden shower in spring

HSC and equivalent tests began on Wednesday. An HSC examinee is seen busy writing answers at the Viqarunnisa Noon School & College centre in Dhaka.  Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik/

HSC exam starts

A training aircraft crashed on the runway at Rajshahi’s Shah Makhdum Airport, leaving the trainee pilot dead and the trainer injured. Photo: Gulbar Ali Juwel/

April 1, 2015

Chittagong witnesses unseasonal rain in Spring on Tuesday. Photo: suman babu/

Rain in Chittagong

Network on Climate Change Bangladesh forms a human chain in front of the National Press Club on Tuesday demanding local adaptation plan. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik/

March 31, 2015

Nature blooms with new leaves on the trees with the advent of Spring. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik/

March 30, 2015

Awami League-backed candidate Sayeed Khokon files nomination papers on Sunday to compete for mayor of Dhaka South. Photo: nayan kumar/

Mayor aspirants file nominations

Jovial children are on their way to schools, which returned to regular routine after nearly three months of blockade and shutdowns. Photo taken from Mirpur area on Sunday. Photo: asif mahmud ove/

March 29, 2015

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina speaks at the raising anniversary of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) at its Kurmitola headquarters in Dhaka on Saturday. Photo: PMO

March 28, 2015

A devote take ‘Ashtami Snan’, the Hindu ritual of holy bath in the Old Brahmaputra River at Langalbandh, Narayanganj, on Friday. Photo: tanvir ahammed/

Ashtami Snan at Brahmaputra

Relatives wail beside the body of a devotee who died during Friday’s stampede at the ‘Astami Snan’, the Hindu holy bath in the Old Brahmaputra River at Langalbandh, Narayanganj.  Photo: tanvir ahammed/

Langalbandh mourns stampede deaths

A child drinks beverage, bought from a footpath vendor at Dhaka’s Farmgate, to get relief from scorching heat on Friday. Photo: asif mahmud ove/

March 27, 2015

Ganajagaran Mancha holds a rally in Dhaka on Thursday as part of its celebrations to observe Independence Day. Photo: tanvir ahammed/

Independence Day celebrations

A visitor at Independence Museum on Thursday. Photo: nayan kumar/

Independence Museum

President Md Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina pay respects to the martyrs of Liberation War at the National Memorial at Savar on the occasion of Bangladesh’s Independence Day. Photo: Saiful Islam Kallol

March 26, 2015

Ekattorer Ghatak-Dalal Nirmul Committee lights torches at Central Shaheed Minar in Dhaka on Wednesday night, demanding the observance of March 25 as `International Genocide Day'. Photo: mustafiz mamun/

Remembering the genocide

Watermelons are loaded on truck at Badamtali Ghat for despatch to various parts of Dhaka. Photo was taken on Wednesday. Photo: tanvir ahammed/

Advent of watermelon season

France's President Francois Hollande (C) embraces Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy as German Chancellor Angela Merkel (2nd R) look on while they walk on a field near the crash site of Germanwings Airbus A320 near Seyne-les-Alpes March 25, 2015. Reuters

Germanwings crash in France

A worker busy making ‘halkhata’ (the new book of accounts) at Old Dhaka's Shakhari Bazar ahead of the Bengali new year. Photo: nayan kumar/

Making ‘halkhata’