17 April, 2021

  • Motorists display their movement pass in Dhaka's Gulshan on Saturday, Apr 17, 2021, the fourth day of the weeklong lockdown designed to curb the coronavirus infections. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Motorists display their movement pass in Dhaka's Gulshan on Saturday, Apr 17, 2021, the fourth day of the weeklong lockdown designed to curb the coronavirus infections. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Police are enforcing lockdown curbs in Dhaka's Gulshan on Saturday, Apr 17, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Police are enforcing lockdown curbs in Dhaka's Gulshan on Saturday, Apr 17, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Police are enforcing lockdown curbs in Dhaka's Gulshan on Saturday, Apr 17, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Police are enforcing lockdown curbs in Dhaka's Gulshan on Saturday, Apr 17, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Vehicles plying the streets of Shyamoli Dhaka on Saturday, Apr 17, 2021, the fourth day of a weeklong lockdown designed to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Vehicles plying the streets of Shyamoli Dhaka on Saturday, Apr 17, 2021, the fourth day of a weeklong lockdown designed to curb the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Stranded migrant workers gather outside the offices of Saudia, the carrier of Saudi Arabia, in Karwan Bazar to buy air tickets on Saturday, Apr 17, 2021, after the government launched special flights for them amid the suspension of air travel because of the ongoing lockdown across Bangladesh. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Stranded migrant workers gather outside the offices of Saudia, the carrier of Saudi Arabia, in Karwan Bazar to buy air tickets on Saturday, Apr 17, 2021, after the government launched special flights for them amid the suspension of air travel because of the ongoing lockdown across Bangladesh. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Stranded migrant workers gather outside the offices of Saudia, the carrier of Saudi Arabia, in Karwan Bazar to buy air tickets on Saturday, Apr 17, 2021, after the government launched special flights for them amid the suspension of air travel because of the ongoing lockdown across Bangladesh. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Stranded migrant workers gather outside the offices of Saudia, the carrier of Saudi Arabia, in Karwan Bazar to buy air tickets on Saturday, Apr 17, 2021, after the government launched special flights for them amid the suspension of air travel because of the ongoing lockdown across Bangladesh. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A migrant worker waits to get an air ticket outside the offices of Saudia, the flag carrier of Saudi Arabia, in Karwan Bazar on Saturday, Apr 17, 2021, after the government launched special flights for stranded expatriates amid the suspension of regular flights because of the ongoing lockdown across Bangladesh. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A migrant worker waits to get an air ticket outside the offices of Saudia, the flag carrier of Saudi Arabia, in Karwan Bazar on Saturday, Apr 17, 2021, after the government launched special flights for stranded expatriates amid the suspension of regular flights because of the ongoing lockdown across Bangladesh. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Hundreds of stranded migrant workers were left in dismay after finding out that seven of the 14 special flights arranged for them had been cancelled at Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Saturday, Apr 17, 2021, amid the ongoing lockdown in Bangladesh. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Hundreds of stranded migrant workers were left in dismay after finding out that seven of the 14 special flights arranged for them had been cancelled at Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Saturday, Apr 17, 2021, amid the ongoing lockdown in Bangladesh. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Hundreds of stranded migrant workers were left in dismay after finding out that seven of the 14 special flights arranged for them had been cancelled at Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Saturday, Apr 17, 2021, amid the ongoing lockdown in Bangladesh. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Hundreds of stranded migrant workers were left in dismay after finding out that seven of the 14 special flights arranged for them had been cancelled at Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Saturday, Apr 17, 2021, amid the ongoing lockdown in Bangladesh. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Buses and trucks are parked under Kuril Flyover in Dhaka amid a lockdown over the coronavirus outbreak on Friday, Apr 16, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Buses and trucks are parked under Kuril Flyover in Dhaka amid a lockdown over the coronavirus outbreak on Friday, Apr 16, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Buses and trucks are parked under Kuril Flyover in Dhaka amid a lockdown over the coronavirus outbreak on Friday, Apr 16, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Buses and trucks are parked under Kuril Flyover in Dhaka amid a lockdown over the coronavirus outbreak on Friday, Apr 16, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A deliveryman transporting gas cylinders on a bicycle in Dhaka’s Mohammadpur amid a lockdown over the coronavirus outbreak on Saturday, Apr 17, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A deliveryman transporting gas cylinders on a bicycle in Dhaka’s Mohammadpur amid a lockdown over the coronavirus outbreak on Saturday, Apr 17, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove