Januay 19, 2020

  • An elderly man taking part in the Akheri Munajat or final prayer capping the 55th Bishwa Ijtema on the banks of the Turag River in Tongi on Sunday.

    An elderly man taking part in the Akheri Munajat or final prayer capping the 55th Bishwa Ijtema on the banks of the Turag River in Tongi on Sunday.

  • People risking their lives to return home on the roof of a train at the end of the second phase of the Bishwa Ijtema on Sunday.

    People risking their lives to return home on the roof of a train at the end of the second phase of the Bishwa Ijtema on Sunday.

  • Devotees from all corners of the country taking part in the Akheri Munajat or final prayer to conclude the second phase of the 55th Bishwa Ijtema on the banks of the Turag River in Tongi on Sunday.

    Devotees from all corners of the country taking part in the Akheri Munajat or final prayer to conclude the second phase of the 55th Bishwa Ijtema on the banks of the Turag River in Tongi on Sunday.

  • Devotees from all corners of the country taking part in the Akheri Munajat or final prayer to conclude the second phase of the 55th Bishwa Ijtema on the banks of the Turag River in Tongi on Sunday.

    Devotees from all corners of the country taking part in the Akheri Munajat or final prayer to conclude the second phase of the 55th Bishwa Ijtema on the banks of the Turag River in Tongi on Sunday.

  • The second phase of the 55th Bishwa Ijtema -- the second largest congregation of Muslims after the hajj -- comes to an end with an Akheri Munajat or final prayer on the banks of the Turag River in Tongi on Sunday.

    The second phase of the 55th Bishwa Ijtema -- the second largest congregation of Muslims after the hajj -- comes to an end with an Akheri Munajat or final prayer on the banks of the Turag River in Tongi on Sunday.

  • People risking their lives to return home on the roof of a train at the end of the second phase of the Bishwa Ijtema on Sunday.

    People risking their lives to return home on the roof of a train at the end of the second phase of the Bishwa Ijtema on Sunday.

  • A warning sign tied to a tree branch is placed in front of an exposed manhole on a busy thoroughfare in Dhaka's Mohakhali. An explosion caused by an accumulation of gas on Friday blew away the lid. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A warning sign tied to a tree branch is placed in front of an exposed manhole on a busy thoroughfare in Dhaka's Mohakhali. An explosion caused by an accumulation of gas on Friday blew away the lid. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A warning sign tied to a tree branch is placed in front of an exposed manhole on a busy thoroughfare in Dhaka's Mohakhali. An explosion caused by an accumulation of gas on Friday blew away the lid. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A warning sign tied to a tree branch is placed in front of an exposed manhole on a busy thoroughfare in Dhaka's Mohakhali. An explosion caused by an accumulation of gas on Friday blew away the lid. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Tabith Awal, the BNP-backed candidate for mayor of Dhaka North, campaigning in Dhaka's Mirpur-13 on Sunday ahead of the city elections on Feb 1.

    Tabith Awal, the BNP-backed candidate for mayor of Dhaka North, campaigning in Dhaka's Mirpur-13 on Sunday ahead of the city elections on Feb 1.

  • Tabith Awal, the BNP-backed candidate for mayor of Dhaka North, campaigning in Dhaka's Mirpur-13 on Sunday ahead of the city elections on Feb 1.

    Tabith Awal, the BNP-backed candidate for mayor of Dhaka North, campaigning in Dhaka's Mirpur-13 on Sunday ahead of the city elections on Feb 1.

  • Tabith Awal, the BNP-backed candidate for mayor of Dhaka North, campaigning in Dhaka's Mirpur-13 on Sunday ahead of the city elections on Feb 1.

    Tabith Awal, the BNP-backed candidate for mayor of Dhaka North, campaigning in Dhaka's Mirpur-13 on Sunday ahead of the city elections on Feb 1.

  • A mango tree teeming with flower buds ahead of spring in Savar.

    A mango tree teeming with flower buds ahead of spring in Savar.

  • A mango tree teeming with flower buds ahead of spring in Savar.

    A mango tree teeming with flower buds ahead of spring in Savar.

  • A mango tree teeming with flower buds ahead of spring in Savar.

    A mango tree teeming with flower buds ahead of spring in Savar.

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