18 April, 2021

  • Tejgaon-Moghbazar flyover in Dhaka was almost empty on Sunday, Apr 18, 20021, the fifth day of an 'all-out' lockdown designed to curb the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Tejgaon-Moghbazar flyover in Dhaka was almost empty on Sunday, Apr 18, 20021, the fifth day of an 'all-out' lockdown designed to curb the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Tejgaon-Moghbazar flyover in Dhaka was almost empty on Sunday, Apr 18, 20021, the fifth day of an 'all-out' lockdown designed to curb the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Tejgaon-Moghbazar flyover in Dhaka was almost empty on Sunday, Apr 18, 20021, the fifth day of an 'all-out' lockdown designed to curb the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A rush of vehicles was seen on Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Sarani road in Dhaka on Sunday, Apr 18, 20021, the fifth day of an 'all-out' lockdown designed to curb the coronavirus pandemic. The day has seen the highest number of vehicles on the roads than any other day during the weeklong lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A rush of vehicles was seen on Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Sarani road in Dhaka on Sunday, Apr 18, 20021, the fifth day of an 'all-out' lockdown designed to curb the coronavirus pandemic. The day has seen the highest number of vehicles on the roads than any other day during the weeklong lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A rush of vehicles was seen on Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Sarani road in Dhaka on Sunday, Apr 18, 20021, the fifth day of an 'all-out' lockdown designed to curb the coronavirus pandemic. The day has seen the highest number of vehicles on the roads than any other day during the weeklong lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A rush of vehicles was seen on Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Sarani road in Dhaka on Sunday, Apr 18, 20021, the fifth day of an 'all-out' lockdown designed to curb the coronavirus pandemic. The day has seen the highest number of vehicles on the roads than any other day during the weeklong lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The Left Democratic Alliance, a coalition of eight leftist parties, stages a human-chain demonstration in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka on Sunday, Apr 18, 2021, to protest the death of five people in a clash between police and workers at a power plant under construction by S Alam Group in Chattogram’s Banshkhali. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The Left Democratic Alliance, a coalition of eight leftist parties, stages a human-chain demonstration in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka on Sunday, Apr 18, 2021, to protest the death of five people in a clash between police and workers at a power plant under construction by S Alam Group in Chattogram’s Banshkhali. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The Left Democratic Alliance, a coalition of eight leftist parties, stages a human-chain demonstration in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka on Sunday, Apr 18, 2021, to protest the death of five people in a clash between police and workers at a power plant under construction by S Alam Group in Chattogram’s Banshkhali. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The Left Democratic Alliance, a coalition of eight leftist parties, stages a human-chain demonstration in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka on Sunday, Apr 18, 2021, to protest the death of five people in a clash between police and workers at a power plant under construction by S Alam Group in Chattogram’s Banshkhali. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Mamunul Haque, joint secretary general of Hifazat-e Islam, was brought to the office of the Tejgaon deputy police commissioner after he was arrested from Jamia Rahmania Arabia Madrasa in Mohammadpur on Sunday, Apr 18, 2021.

    Mamunul Haque, joint secretary general of Hifazat-e Islam, was brought to the office of the Tejgaon deputy police commissioner after he was arrested from Jamia Rahmania Arabia Madrasa in Mohammadpur on Sunday, Apr 18, 2021.

  • Mamunul Haque, joint secretary general of Hifazat-e Islam, was brought to the office of the Tejgaon deputy police commissioner after he was arrested from Jamia Rahmania Arabia Madrasa in Mohammadpur on Sunday, Apr 18, 2021.

    Mamunul Haque, joint secretary general of Hifazat-e Islam, was brought to the office of the Tejgaon deputy police commissioner after he was arrested from Jamia Rahmania Arabia Madrasa in Mohammadpur on Sunday, Apr 18, 2021.

  • Mamunul Haque, joint secretary general of Hifazat-e Islam, was brought to the office of the Tejgaon deputy police commissioner after he was arrested from Jamia Rahmania Arabia Madrasa in Mohammadpur on Sunday, Apr 18, 2021.

    Mamunul Haque, joint secretary general of Hifazat-e Islam, was brought to the office of the Tejgaon deputy police commissioner after he was arrested from Jamia Rahmania Arabia Madrasa in Mohammadpur on Sunday, Apr 18, 2021.