26 April, 2021

  • People carry umbrella on Babubazar Bridge in Dhaka amid scorching summer sunlight on Monday, Apr 26, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People carry umbrella on Babubazar Bridge in Dhaka amid scorching summer sunlight on Monday, Apr 26, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People carry umbrella on Babubazar Bridge in Dhaka amid scorching summer sunlight on Monday, Apr 26, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People carry umbrella on Babubazar Bridge in Dhaka amid scorching summer sunlight on Monday, Apr 26, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People carry umbrella on Babubazar Bridge in Dhaka amid scorching summer sunlight on Monday, Apr 26, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People carry umbrella on Babubazar Bridge in Dhaka amid scorching summer sunlight on Monday, Apr 26, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A tailback of private cars and a few autorickshaws and motorcycles on Airport Road in Dhaka’s Banani amid a coronavirus lockdown on Monday, Apr 26, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A tailback of private cars and a few autorickshaws and motorcycles on Airport Road in Dhaka’s Banani amid a coronavirus lockdown on Monday, Apr 26, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A tailback of private cars and a few autorickshaws and motorcycles on Airport Road in Dhaka’s Banani amid a coronavirus lockdown on Monday, Apr 26, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A tailback of private cars and a few autorickshaws and motorcycles on Airport Road in Dhaka’s Banani amid a coronavirus lockdown on Monday, Apr 26, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A tailback of private cars and a few autorickshaws and motorcycles on Airport Road in Dhaka’s Banani amid a coronavirus lockdown on Monday, Apr 26, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A tailback of private cars and a few autorickshaws and motorcycles on Airport Road in Dhaka’s Banani amid a coronavirus lockdown on Monday, Apr 26, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People return to Dhaka by whatever means of transport they have on Monday, Apr 26, 2021 as the government allows shopping malls and stores to reopen amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People return to Dhaka by whatever means of transport they have on Monday, Apr 26, 2021 as the government allows shopping malls and stores to reopen amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People return to Dhaka by whatever means of transport they have on Monday, Apr 26, 2021 as the government allows shopping malls and stores to reopen amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People return to Dhaka by whatever means of transport they have on Monday, Apr 26, 2021 as the government allows shopping malls and stores to reopen amid a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Mizan, Miraz and Borhan Uddin left their village home in Shariatpur very early in the morning on Monday, Apr 26, 2021 for their workplace, a restaurant in Dhaka’s Gulistan They had to take several short trips to the capital as there is no bus service amid a coronavirus lockdown. In the afternoon, they were crossing Babubazar Bridge on foot. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Mizan, Miraz and Borhan Uddin left their village home in Shariatpur very early in the morning on Monday, Apr 26, 2021 for their workplace, a restaurant in Dhaka’s Gulistan They had to take several short trips to the capital as there is no bus service amid a coronavirus lockdown. In the afternoon, they were crossing Babubazar Bridge on foot. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • The tigers of Chattogram Zoo take a dip in water tanks on Monday, Apr 26, 2021 a sweltering summer heat wave. Photo: Suman Babu

    The tigers of Chattogram Zoo take a dip in water tanks on Monday, Apr 26, 2021 a sweltering summer heat wave. Photo: Suman Babu

  • The tigers of Chattogram Zoo take a dip in water tanks on Monday, Apr 26, 2021 a sweltering summer heat wave. Photo: Suman Babu

    The tigers of Chattogram Zoo take a dip in water tanks on Monday, Apr 26, 2021 a sweltering summer heat wave. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Shoppers crowd the footpath outside the Chandni Chowk market in Dhaka on Monday, Apr 26, 2021 amid the ongoing lockdown designed to curb the COVID-19 spread. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Shoppers crowd the footpath outside the Chandni Chowk market in Dhaka on Monday, Apr 26, 2021 amid the ongoing lockdown designed to curb the COVID-19 spread. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Shoppers crowd Chandni Chowk market in Dhaka on Monday, Apr 26, 2021 amid the ongoing lockdown designed to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Shoppers crowd Chandni Chowk market in Dhaka on Monday, Apr 26, 2021 amid the ongoing lockdown designed to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Shoppers crowd the footpath outside the Chandni Chowk market in Dhaka on Monday, Apr 26, 2021 amid the ongoing lockdown designed to curb the COVID-19 spread. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Shoppers crowd the footpath outside the Chandni Chowk market in Dhaka on Monday, Apr 26, 2021 amid the ongoing lockdown designed to curb the COVID-19 spread. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Shoppers crowd Chandni Chowk market in Dhaka on Monday, Apr 26, 2021 amid the ongoing lockdown designed to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Shoppers crowd Chandni Chowk market in Dhaka on Monday, Apr 26, 2021 amid the ongoing lockdown designed to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Shoppers crowd Chandni Chowk market in Dhaka on Monday, Apr 26, 2021 amid the ongoing lockdown designed to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Shoppers crowd Chandni Chowk market in Dhaka on Monday, Apr 26, 2021 amid the ongoing lockdown designed to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Children escape the sweltering heat by plunging into a pond in Narayanganj's Rupganj Upazila on Monday, Apr 26, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Children escape the sweltering heat by plunging into a pond in Narayanganj's Rupganj Upazila on Monday, Apr 26, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Children escape the sweltering heat by plunging into a pond in Narayanganj's Rupganj Upazila on Monday, Apr 26, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Children escape the sweltering heat by plunging into a pond in Narayanganj's Rupganj Upazila on Monday, Apr 26, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A rush of vehicles was seen at the Bijoy Sarani intersection in Dhaka on Monday, Apr 26, 2021 amid the ongoing lockdown designed to curb the COVID-19 spread. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A rush of vehicles was seen at the Bijoy Sarani intersection in Dhaka on Monday, Apr 26, 2021 amid the ongoing lockdown designed to curb the COVID-19 spread. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A rush of vehicles was seen at the Bijoy Sarani intersection in Dhaka on Monday, Apr 26, 2021 amid the ongoing lockdown designed to curb the COVID-19 spread. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A rush of vehicles was seen at the Bijoy Sarani intersection in Dhaka on Monday, Apr 26, 2021 amid the ongoing lockdown designed to curb the COVID-19 spread. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Mozina Begum, who runs a tea stall, now drives a battery-run rickshaw amid the coronavirus lockdown to earn bread for her family – a husband with physical disabilities and an 11-year-old son. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Mozina Begum, who runs a tea stall, now drives a battery-run rickshaw amid the coronavirus lockdown to earn bread for her family – a husband with physical disabilities and an 11-year-old son. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Mozina Begum, who runs a tea stall, now drives a battery-run rickshaw amid the coronavirus lockdown to earn bread for her family – a husband with physical disabilities and an 11-year-old son. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Mozina Begum, who runs a tea stall, now drives a battery-run rickshaw amid the coronavirus lockdown to earn bread for her family – a husband with physical disabilities and an 11-year-old son. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove