The Bangladesh Christian Association and the National Church Council, Bangladesh, form a human chain at the National Press Club in Dhaka to protest the grabbing of land belonging to a church in the Southern city of Barisal. Photo: asif mahmud ove/

April 18, 2015

Protestors on Friday hold placards near Dhaka University’s Raju Vaskorjo against sexual assault on several women during Bengali New Year celebrations. Photo: tanvir ahammed/

Protest against sexual assault on women

Mushfiqur Rahim hugs his teammate Shakib Al Hasan after scoring a century during the first ODI Bangladesh and Pakistan at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka on Friday. Photo: mustafiz mamun/

April 17, 2015

Fire fighters busy in rescue operations on Thursday in the hyacinth-filled lake where a two-storey tin shack collapsed on Wednesday. Photo:

April 16, 2015

US presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (L) talks with local residents as she campaigns for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination at the Tremont Grille in Marshalltown, Iowa April 15, 2015. REUTERS

World, 15 April 2015

Several have died at Dhaka’s Rampura after the bottom part of a two-storey tin shack sank in the hyacinth-filled lake it stood on Wednesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove/

Tin shack collapses in Rampura

BNP-backed Dhaka North City mayor aspirant Tabith Awal campaigns at Shyamoli in Dhaka on Wednesday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik/

April 15, 2015

Guests at the get-together to welcome the Bengali New Year.

New Year with

Dhaka's Hatirjheel area in the Pahela Baishakh evening on Tuesday. Photo: asif mahmud ove/

April 14, 2015

People join  Mangal Shobhajatra, a procession organised by Dhaka University’s Faculty of Fine Arts to welcome the Bengali new year. Photo: mustafiz mamun/

Mangal Shobhajatra

Singers greet the Bangla New Year 1422 at Chhayanat's Pahela Baishakh celebration in Ramna Batamul. Photo: mustafiz mamun/

Celebrations at Ramna Batamul

People celebrating Pahela Baishakh at Mangal Shobhajatra, a procession organised by Dhaka University’s Faculty of Fine Arts to welcome the Bengali new year. Photo: mustafiz mamun/

April 14, 2015

Awami League-endorsed Dhaka North mayor aspirant Annisul Huq and his wife, Rubana, at a rally in a community centre in Mohammadpur in violation of polls code on Monday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik/

Monday's campaign

Posters shroud Mohammadpur area, like many other parts of Dhaka, ahead of the much-hyped Apr 28 city corporation elections. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik/

April 13, 2015

Dhaka North City Corporation mayor election rivals share a candid moment at the interactive meeting organised by the Election Commission at Dhaka's KIB Complex on Sunday. Photo: asaduzzaman pramanik/

Dhaka North runners exchange views with EC

World Bank Country Director in Bangladesh, Johannes Zutt at a media briefing to launch ‘The Bangladesh Development Update’ report on Sunday. Photo: nayan kumar/

April 12, 2015

Ambulance enters Dhaka Central Jail for carrying the body of war criminal Mohammad Kamaruzzaman after his execution. Photo: tanvir ahammed/

Kamaruzzaman pays for war crimes

War criminal and death-row convict Mohammad Kamaruzzaman's children flash the victory sign while leaving the Dhaka Central Jail after meeting their father on Saturday. Photo: nayan kumar/

April 11, 2015

BNP-endorsed Dhaka North City Corporation candidate Tabith Awal campaigns at Dhaka's Karwan Bazar area after he got his election symbol on Friday.

Campaign after getting symbols

BNP-endorsed Dhaka North City Corporation candidate Tabith Awal is allotted ‘Bus’ as his logo for the Apr 28 polls on Friday. Photo: asif mahmud ove/

Election symbols