05 October, 2020

  • Rickshaw-puller Fazlur Rahman was seen crying in the capital’s Jigatala area after his vehicle was seized during DSCC’s eviction drive on Monday. Fazlur, who had lost his job amid the pandemic, said he bought the battery-powered rickshaw 15 days ago after borrowing Tk 80,000. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Rickshaw-puller Fazlur Rahman was seen crying in the capital’s Jigatala area after his vehicle was seized during DSCC’s eviction drive on Monday. Fazlur, who had lost his job amid the pandemic, said he bought the battery-powered rickshaw 15 days ago after borrowing Tk 80,000. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Rickshaw-puller Fazlur Rahman was seen crying in the capital’s Jigatala area after his vehicle was seized during DSCC’s eviction drive on Monday. Fazlur, who had lost his job amid the pandemic, said he bought the battery-powered rickshaw 15 days ago after borrowing Tk 80,000. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Rickshaw-puller Fazlur Rahman was seen crying in the capital’s Jigatala area after his vehicle was seized during DSCC’s eviction drive on Monday. Fazlur, who had lost his job amid the pandemic, said he bought the battery-powered rickshaw 15 days ago after borrowing Tk 80,000. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Dhaka South City Corporation on Monday launched a drive to evict battery-powered rickshaws in the Jigatala area of the capital. Several rickshaws were taken away by truck. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Dhaka South City Corporation on Monday launched a drive to evict battery-powered rickshaws in the Jigatala area of the capital. Several rickshaws were taken away by truck. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Dhaka South City Corporation on Monday launched a drive to evict battery-powered rickshaws in the Jigatala area of the capital. Several rickshaws were taken away by truck. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Dhaka South City Corporation on Monday launched a drive to evict battery-powered rickshaws in the Jigatala area of the capital. Several rickshaws were taken away by truck. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A loose coalition of students rights campaigners, under the banner of ‘Students and People Against Rape and Harassment’, hold a demonstration in Dhaka’s Shahbagh over a viral video of a woman being stripped naked and beaten along other incidents of rape across Bangladesh. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A loose coalition of students rights campaigners, under the banner of ‘Students and People Against Rape and Harassment’, hold a demonstration in Dhaka’s Shahbagh over a viral video of a woman being stripped naked and beaten along other incidents of rape across Bangladesh. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A loose coalition of students rights campaigners, under the banner of ‘Students and People Against Rape and Harassment’, hold a demonstration in Dhaka’s Shahbagh over a viral video of a woman being stripped naked and beaten along other incidents of rape across Bangladesh. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A loose coalition of students rights campaigners, under the banner of ‘Students and People Against Rape and Harassment’, hold a demonstration in Dhaka’s Shahbagh over a viral video of a woman being stripped naked and beaten along other incidents of rape across Bangladesh. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A loose coalition of students rights campaigners, under the banner of ‘Students and People Against Rape and Harassment’, hold a demonstration in Dhaka’s Shahbagh over a viral video of a woman being stripped naked and beaten along other incidents of rape across Bangladesh. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A loose coalition of students rights campaigners, under the banner of ‘Students and People Against Rape and Harassment’, hold a demonstration in Dhaka’s Shahbagh over a viral video of a woman being stripped naked and beaten along other incidents of rape across Bangladesh. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Bangladesh Chhatra Union stages a demonstration in Dhaka’s Shahbagh to protest against rape and incidents of sexual assaults across Bangladesh, including one in Begumganj, Oct 5, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Bangladesh Chhatra Union stages a demonstration in Dhaka’s Shahbagh to protest against rape and incidents of sexual assaults across Bangladesh, including one in Begumganj, Oct 5, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Bangladesh Chhatra Union stages a demonstration in Dhaka’s Shahbagh to protest against rape and incidents of sexual assaults across Bangladesh, including one in Begumganj, Oct 5, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Bangladesh Chhatra Union stages a demonstration in Dhaka’s Shahbagh to protest against rape and incidents of sexual assaults across Bangladesh, including one in Begumganj, Oct 5, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Bangladesh Chhatra Union stages a demonstration in Dhaka’s Shahbagh to protest against rape and incidents of sexual assaults across Bangladesh, including one in Begumganj, Oct 5, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Bangladesh Chhatra Union stages a demonstration in Dhaka’s Shahbagh to protest against rape and incidents of sexual assaults across Bangladesh, including one in Begumganj, Oct 5, 2020. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Leaders and activists of Left Democratic Alliance march towards the prime minister's office in Dhaka, demanding the reopening of state-owned jute mills and the payment of workers, Oct 5, 2020. Photo: Joyanta Saha

    Leaders and activists of Left Democratic Alliance march towards the prime minister's office in Dhaka, demanding the reopening of state-owned jute mills and the payment of workers, Oct 5, 2020. Photo: Joyanta Saha

  • Shahnaz Khatun, a resident of Deobhogh, Narayanganj, seeks alms in Kakrail's Nightingale intersection along with her 4-year-old son Abu Bakar Siddique. She fell into dire straits after her rickshaw-puller husband died of a heart attack. She resorted to begging on the streets after failing to get a job amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Joyanta Saha

    Shahnaz Khatun, a resident of Deobhogh, Narayanganj, seeks alms in Kakrail's Nightingale intersection along with her 4-year-old son Abu Bakar Siddique. She fell into dire straits after her rickshaw-puller husband died of a heart attack. She resorted to begging on the streets after failing to get a job amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Joyanta Saha

  • Shahnaz Khatun, a resident of Deobhogh, Narayanganj, seeks alms in Kakrail's Nightingale intersection along with her 4-year-old son Abu Bakar Siddique. She fell into dire straits after her rickshaw-puller husband died of a heart attack. She resorted to begging on the streets after failing to get a job amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Joyanta Saha

    Shahnaz Khatun, a resident of Deobhogh, Narayanganj, seeks alms in Kakrail's Nightingale intersection along with her 4-year-old son Abu Bakar Siddique. She fell into dire straits after her rickshaw-puller husband died of a heart attack. She resorted to begging on the streets after failing to get a job amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Joyanta Saha

  • Buriganga River is getting contaminated as household waste is dumped in the waters in Keraniganj’s Hasnabad. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Buriganga River is getting contaminated as household waste is dumped in the waters in Keraniganj’s Hasnabad. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Buriganga River is getting contaminated as household waste is dumped in the waters in Keraniganj’s Hasnabad. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Buriganga River is getting contaminated as household waste is dumped in the waters in Keraniganj’s Hasnabad. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove