15 April, 2021

  • BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia being taken to Evercare Hospital in Dhaka for CT scan from her home in Gulshan on Thursday, 15 Apr 2021, six days after she was diagnosed with COVID-19.

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia being taken to Evercare Hospital in Dhaka for CT scan from her home in Gulshan on Thursday, 15 Apr 2021, six days after she was diagnosed with COVID-19.

  • BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia being taken to Evercare Hospital in Dhaka for CT scan from her home in Gulshan on Thursday, 15 Apr 2021, six days after she was diagnosed with COVID-19.

    BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia being taken to Evercare Hospital in Dhaka for CT scan from her home in Gulshan on Thursday, 15 Apr 2021, six days after she was diagnosed with COVID-19.

  • A man, exhausted by the scorching summer heat, cools himself down by washing his face in Dhaka’s Chandrima Udyan Lake while fasting in Ramadan on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021, as the temperature rose to 38 degrees Celsius in the capital. A heat wave is sweeping across the country and is likely to continue for a few more days, according to the Met Office. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A man, exhausted by the scorching summer heat, cools himself down by washing his face in Dhaka’s Chandrima Udyan Lake while fasting in Ramadan on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021, as the temperature rose to 38 degrees Celsius in the capital. A heat wave is sweeping across the country and is likely to continue for a few more days, according to the Met Office. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A man and some boys take a bath in Dhaka’s Chandrima Udyan Lake to beat the scorching summer heat on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A man and some boys take a bath in Dhaka’s Chandrima Udyan Lake to beat the scorching summer heat on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Gabtoli bus terminal in Dhaka was eerily quiet on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021, on the second day of lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Gabtoli bus terminal in Dhaka was eerily quiet on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021, on the second day of lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Gabtoli bus terminal in Dhaka was eerily quiet on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021, on the second day of lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Gabtoli bus terminal in Dhaka was eerily quiet on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021, on the second day of lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People gather at the National Orthopedic Hospital and Rehabilitation Institute, better known as Pangu Hospital, in Dhaka to receive their second dose of the coronavirus vaccine on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People gather at the National Orthopedic Hospital and Rehabilitation Institute, better known as Pangu Hospital, in Dhaka to receive their second dose of the coronavirus vaccine on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • People gather at the National Orthopedic Hospital and Rehabilitation Institute, better known as Pangu Hospital, in Dhaka to receive their second dose of the coronavirus vaccine on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    People gather at the National Orthopedic Hospital and Rehabilitation Institute, better known as Pangu Hospital, in Dhaka to receive their second dose of the coronavirus vaccine on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • COVID-19 vaccination campaign under way at the National Orthopedic Hospital and Rehabilitation Institute, better known as Pangu Hospital, in Dhaka amid the national lockdown on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. . Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    COVID-19 vaccination campaign under way at the National Orthopedic Hospital and Rehabilitation Institute, better known as Pangu Hospital, in Dhaka amid the national lockdown on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. . Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A woman receiving her second dose of the coronavirus vaccine at the National Orthopedic Hospital and Rehabilitation Institute, better known as Pangu Hospital, in Dhaka on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A woman receiving her second dose of the coronavirus vaccine at the National Orthopedic Hospital and Rehabilitation Institute, better known as Pangu Hospital, in Dhaka on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A man receiving her second dose of the coronavirus vaccine at the National Orthopedic Hospital and Rehabilitation Institute, better known as Pangu Hospital, in Dhaka on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A man receiving her second dose of the coronavirus vaccine at the National Orthopedic Hospital and Rehabilitation Institute, better known as Pangu Hospital, in Dhaka on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The Sonali Bank headquarters in Dhaka's Motijheel was almost empty on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021 amid the weeklong national lockdown designed to curb the coronavirus outbreak.

    The Sonali Bank headquarters in Dhaka's Motijheel was almost empty on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021 amid the weeklong national lockdown designed to curb the coronavirus outbreak.

  • The Sonali Bank headquarters in Dhaka's Motijheel was almost empty on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021 amid the weeklong national lockdown designed to curb the coronavirus outbreak.

    The Sonali Bank headquarters in Dhaka's Motijheel was almost empty on Thursday, Apr 15, 2021 amid the weeklong national lockdown designed to curb the coronavirus outbreak.

  • Dhaka WASA workers install a tank of fresh water outside Baitul Mukarram National Mosque on the first day of Ramadan amid the coronavirus outbreak on Wednesday, Apr 14, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Dhaka WASA workers install a tank of fresh water outside Baitul Mukarram National Mosque on the first day of Ramadan amid the coronavirus outbreak on Wednesday, Apr 14, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove