10 March, 2021

  • Trucks carry onions from Shyambazar warehouses in old Dhaka to Karwan Bazar. The price of the kitchen staple has increased by Tk 10 per kg at the wholesale market and by Tk 15-20 at the retail market in a week. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Trucks carry onions from Shyambazar warehouses in old Dhaka to Karwan Bazar. The price of the kitchen staple has increased by Tk 10 per kg at the wholesale market and by Tk 15-20 at the retail market in a week. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Trucks carry onions from Shyambazar warehouses in old Dhaka to Karwan Bazar. The price of the kitchen staple has increased by Tk 10 per kg at the wholesale market and by Tk 15-20 at the retail market in a week. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Trucks carry onions from Shyambazar warehouses in old Dhaka to Karwan Bazar. The price of the kitchen staple has increased by Tk 10 per kg at the wholesale market and by Tk 15-20 at the retail market in a week. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Workers unload onions from trucks at Karwan Bazar in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Workers unload onions from trucks at Karwan Bazar in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Workers unload onions from trucks at Karwan Bazar in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Workers unload onions from trucks at Karwan Bazar in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Traders at Karwan Bazar sell onions at Tk 45 to Tk 50 per kg on Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021 as the prices of the root vegetable are rising for a week. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Traders at Karwan Bazar sell onions at Tk 45 to Tk 50 per kg on Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021 as the prices of the root vegetable are rising for a week. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Members of Pragatishil Chhatra Jote, an alliance of the leftist student groups, march on the Dhaka University campus on Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021 demanding repeal of the Digital Security act. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Members of Pragatishil Chhatra Jote, an alliance of the leftist student groups, march on the Dhaka University campus on Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021 demanding repeal of the Digital Security act. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Members of Pragatishil Chhatra Jote, an alliance of the leftist student groups, march on the Dhaka University campus on Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021 demanding repeal of the Digital Security act. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Members of Pragatishil Chhatra Jote, an alliance of the leftist student groups, march on the Dhaka University campus on Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021 demanding repeal of the Digital Security act. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Members of Bangladesh Chhatra Maitree march on the Dhaka University campus on Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021 demanding repeal of the Digital Security act. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Members of Bangladesh Chhatra Maitree march on the Dhaka University campus on Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021 demanding repeal of the Digital Security act. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Members of Bangladesh Chhatra Maitree march on the Dhaka University campus on Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021 demanding repeal of the Digital Security act. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Members of Bangladesh Chhatra Maitree march on the Dhaka University campus on Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021 demanding repeal of the Digital Security act. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • President Md Abdul Hamid receives his first dose of the coronavirus vaccine at the Bangabbhaban in Dhaka on Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021. Photo: Press Wing, Bangabhaban

    President Md Abdul Hamid receives his first dose of the coronavirus vaccine at the Bangabbhaban in Dhaka on Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021. Photo: Press Wing, Bangabhaban

  • President Md Abdul Hamid receives his first dose of the coronavirus vaccine at the Bangabbhaban in Dhaka on Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021. Photo: Press Wing, Bangabhaban

    President Md Abdul Hamid receives his first dose of the coronavirus vaccine at the Bangabbhaban in Dhaka on Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021. Photo: Press Wing, Bangabhaban

  • Ron Haque Sikder, managing director of Sikder Group, appears in Chief Metropolitan Magistrates Court of Dhaka on Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021 for the hearing of a case against him on charges of attempted murder of two Exim Bank executives after abduction and torture.

    Ron Haque Sikder, managing director of Sikder Group, appears in Chief Metropolitan Magistrates Court of Dhaka on Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021 for the hearing of a case against him on charges of attempted murder of two Exim Bank executives after abduction and torture.

  • Ron Haque Sikder, managing director of Sikder Group, appears in Chief Metropolitan Magistrates Court of Dhaka on Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021 for the hearing of a case against him on charges of attempted murder of two Exim Bank executives after abduction and torture.

    Ron Haque Sikder, managing director of Sikder Group, appears in Chief Metropolitan Magistrates Court of Dhaka on Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021 for the hearing of a case against him on charges of attempted murder of two Exim Bank executives after abduction and torture.

  • Cartoonist Ahmed Kabir Kishore appeared in Dhaka Judges Court on Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021 seeking to charge unidentified people with torturing him before his arrest in a case under the Digital Security Act.

    Cartoonist Ahmed Kabir Kishore appeared in Dhaka Judges Court on Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021 seeking to charge unidentified people with torturing him before his arrest in a case under the Digital Security Act.

  • Md Jahurul Haque, a new commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission, takes questions from journalists after assuming office on Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Md Jahurul Haque, a new commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission, takes questions from journalists after assuming office on Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Md Jahurul Haque, a new commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission, takes questions from journalists after assuming office on Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Md Jahurul Haque, a new commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission, takes questions from journalists after assuming office on Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Moinuddin Abdullah, the new chairman of the Anti-Corruption Commission, fielding questions from journalists after taking office on Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Moinuddin Abdullah, the new chairman of the Anti-Corruption Commission, fielding questions from journalists after taking office on Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Moinuddin Abdullah, the new chairman of the Anti-Corruption Commission, fielding questions from journalists after taking office on Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Moinuddin Abdullah, the new chairman of the Anti-Corruption Commission, fielding questions from journalists after taking office on Wednesday, Mar 10, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A worker welding metal at Shmashana Ghat in Dhaka’s Postogola has only glasses for protection from the dangers. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A worker welding metal at Shmashana Ghat in Dhaka’s Postogola has only glasses for protection from the dangers. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A worker welding metal at Shmashana Ghat in Dhaka’s Postogola has only glasses for protection from the dangers. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A worker welding metal at Shmashana Ghat in Dhaka’s Postogola has only glasses for protection from the dangers. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi