At the risk of their lives, people climb on to the roofs of buses and trucks to head home for Eid. Photo: asif mahmud ove/

Heading home

Ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr, a man buys prayer caps in front of Baitul Mukarram, the national mosque. Photo: nayan kumar/

Prayer caps and Attar

Desperate Eid-ul-Fitr holiday travellers climb on to the roof of a train at the Airport railway station on Saturday. Photo: mustafiz mamun/

A deadly journey for home

Although it is illegal to carry passengers on the roof of a launch, owners ignore the rule and authorities tend not to look when Eid home-goers descend on the terminals in the thousands. Photo taken at Sadarghat on Saturday. Photo: nayan kumar/

Sailing home

Tuba Textiles workers have had no salary for the last three months. On Saturday they went on a strike demanding that their salaries and bonuses be given out before Eid. Photo: mustafiz mamun/

26 July 2014

A street child is in joyous mood after volunteers of Shopnobuzz Community, a social organisation, put Hena on his hands on Saturday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik/

Hena fest for street children

Devotees pray after Jumatul Wida, the last Juma prayers in the month of Ramadan, at the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque in Dhaka. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik/

Jumu'atul Wida

Cricket fans throng Bashundhara City in the capital on Friday where the Cricket World Cup trophy was put on display. Photo: asif mahmud ove/

Cricket World Cup Trophy

Family members mourn after veteran journalist and former MP AN Mahfuza Khatun Baby Maudud passed away at United Hospital in Dhaka on Friday. She had been struggling with cancer for almost a year. Photo: tanvir ahammed/

PM leads tributes

Muslim devotees pray at the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque on the occasion of Shab-e-Qadr. Photo:

25 July 2014

Street children celebrate after getting new clothes from FM Radio Dhaka and Pran at Kamalapur Railway Station. Photo: asif mahmud ove/

Eid dresses for the poor

Holidaymakers rush to their homes to spend the Eid with their loved ones. Photo taken at Kamalpur Railway Station on Thursday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik/

Going home

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina exchanges greetings with fellow passengers on a Biman Bangladesh flight on her way to home from London on Wednesday. Photo:

24 July 2014

A worn-out Dhaka-Chittagong highway is unfit for traffic, though thousands will travel by this broken highway during the Eid holiday. The photo was taken at Sitakunda on Wednesday. Photo: suman babu/

Dhaka-Chittagong highway

Israel shown the red card for its attack on Gaza from a protest by Palestine Solidarity Movement of Bangladesh in front of Central Shahid Minar on Wednesday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik/

23 July 2014

Gas deployed by the Israeli army gushes out of a hole in a tunnel, which was used by Hamas militants in an attack on July 21, 2014. REUTERS

July 22, 2014

A female worker busy making prayer cap ahead of the Eid-ul-Fitr at a factory in Dhaka's Lalbagh on Tuesday.

Prayer caps

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron greets Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina outside 10 Downing Street in central London. Pictures: Reuters

22 July 2014

Workers mending the Dhaka-Mymensingh highway with bricks as a quick fix at Gazipur's Rajenrdapur on Monday to cope with the heavy traffic ahead of Eid. Photo: tanvir ahammed/

Risky ride

BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia, along with her son Tarique Rahman visits the shrine of Prophet Muhammad in Saudi Arabia's Medina on Monday. Photo:

21 July 2014