02 January, 2021

  • It is forbidden to use the high platform of Sadarghat Launch Terminal in Dhaka to take a boat or trawler ride in the Buriganga river, but people disregard the restriction. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    It is forbidden to use the high platform of Sadarghat Launch Terminal in Dhaka to take a boat or trawler ride in the Buriganga river, but people disregard the restriction. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • It is forbidden to use the high platform of Sadarghat Launch Terminal in Dhaka to take a boat or trawler ride in the Buriganga river, but people disregard the restriction. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    It is forbidden to use the high platform of Sadarghat Launch Terminal in Dhaka to take a boat or trawler ride in the Buriganga river, but people disregard the restriction. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Boatmen do not use their designated route to cross the Buriganga river, risking the lives of people, as they obstruct the paths of launches on the overcrowded waterway in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Boatmen do not use their designated route to cross the Buriganga river, risking the lives of people, as they obstruct the paths of launches on the overcrowded waterway in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Children of sugar mill workers demonstrate in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka on Jan 2, 2021, urging the government to take measures to save the industry.

    Children of sugar mill workers demonstrate in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka on Jan 2, 2021, urging the government to take measures to save the industry.

  • Children of sugar mill workers demonstrate in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka on Jan 2, 2021, urging the government to take measures to save the industry.

    Children of sugar mill workers demonstrate in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka on Jan 2, 2021, urging the government to take measures to save the industry.

  • Members of Bangladesh Village Police Employees’ Union form a human chain in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka demanding an upgraded pay scale and inclusion in the government payroll on Jan 2, 2021.

    Members of Bangladesh Village Police Employees’ Union form a human chain in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka demanding an upgraded pay scale and inclusion in the government payroll on Jan 2, 2021.

  • BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir attends a memorial service for the party's leader Chowdhury Kamal Ibne Yusuf at National Press Club in Dhaka on Jan 2, 2021.

    BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir attends a memorial service for the party's leader Chowdhury Kamal Ibne Yusuf at National Press Club in Dhaka on Jan 2, 2021.

  • Boys enjoy a game of cricket at an empty ground at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, where the Dhaka International Trade Fair had been held from Jan 1 every year. The authorities have moved the venue to Purbachal this year. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Boys enjoy a game of cricket at an empty ground at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, where the Dhaka International Trade Fair had been held from Jan 1 every year. The authorities have moved the venue to Purbachal this year. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Boys enjoy a game of cricket at an empty ground at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, where the Dhaka International Trade Fair had been held from Jan 1 every year. The authorities have moved the venue to Purbachal this year. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Boys enjoy a game of cricket at an empty ground at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, where the Dhaka International Trade Fair had been held from Jan 1 every year. The authorities have moved the venue to Purbachal this year. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Boys enjoy a game of cricket at an empty ground at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, where the Dhaka International Trade Fair had been held from Jan 1 every year. The authorities have moved the venue to Purbachal this year. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Boys enjoy a game of cricket at an empty ground at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, where the Dhaka International Trade Fair had been held from Jan 1 every year. The authorities have moved the venue to Purbachal this year. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove