29 April, 2021

  • A man sleeps in a room on the pontoon at Sadarghat Launch Terminal in Dhaka. The overseers of the pontoon also cook and eat here. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A man sleeps in a room on the pontoon at Sadarghat Launch Terminal in Dhaka. The overseers of the pontoon also cook and eat here. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Abdul Barek, who looks after the pontoon at Sadarghat Launch Terminal in Dhaka, also cooks, eats and sleeps in a room on the platform. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Abdul Barek, who looks after the pontoon at Sadarghat Launch Terminal in Dhaka, also cooks, eats and sleeps in a room on the platform. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The pontoon at Sadarghat Launch Terminal in Dhaka is rusting as people are not using it for a long time amid a ban on public transports during a coronavirus-induced lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The pontoon at Sadarghat Launch Terminal in Dhaka is rusting as people are not using it for a long time amid a ban on public transports during a coronavirus-induced lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The pontoon at Sadarghat Launch Terminal in Dhaka is rusting as people are not using it for a long time amid a ban on public transports during a coronavirus-induced lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The pontoon at Sadarghat Launch Terminal in Dhaka is rusting as people are not using it for a long time amid a ban on public transports during a coronavirus-induced lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A man on a rickshaw van puts a newspaper over his head as he tries to protect himself from the scorching heat of the sun on North South Road in Old Dhaka on Thursday, Apr 29, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A man on a rickshaw van puts a newspaper over his head as he tries to protect himself from the scorching heat of the sun on North South Road in Old Dhaka on Thursday, Apr 29, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A man on a pickup truck puts a piece of cloth over his head to project himself from the scorching sun on North South Road in Old Dhaka on Thursday, Apr 29, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A man on a pickup truck puts a piece of cloth over his head to project himself from the scorching sun on North South Road in Old Dhaka on Thursday, Apr 29, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A man on a pickup truck puts a piece of cloth over his head to project himself from the scorching sun on North South Road in Old Dhaka on Thursday, Apr 29, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A man on a pickup truck puts a piece of cloth over his head to project himself from the scorching sun on North South Road in Old Dhaka on Thursday, Apr 29, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Bangladesh Workers Party holds a human chain demonstration in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka on Thursday, Apr 29, 2021, demanding coranavirus vaccines, adequate oxygen and ICU facilities in COVID-19 treatment. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Bangladesh Workers Party holds a human chain demonstration in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka on Thursday, Apr 29, 2021, demanding coranavirus vaccines, adequate oxygen and ICU facilities in COVID-19 treatment. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Members of Samajtrantik Chhatra Front stage a human chain demonstration in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka on Thursday, Apr 29, 2021, demanding arrest of Bashundhara Group MD Sayem Sobhan Anvir who is accused of abetting the suicide of a young woman.

    Members of Samajtrantik Chhatra Front stage a human chain demonstration in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka on Thursday, Apr 29, 2021, demanding arrest of Bashundhara Group MD Sayem Sobhan Anvir who is accused of abetting the suicide of a young woman.

  • Members of Samajtrantik Chhatra Front stage a human chain demonstration in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka on Thursday, Apr 29, 2021, demanding arrest of Bashundhara Group MD Sayem Sobhan Anvir who is accused of abetting the suicide of a young woman.

    Members of Samajtrantik Chhatra Front stage a human chain demonstration in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka on Thursday, Apr 29, 2021, demanding arrest of Bashundhara Group MD Sayem Sobhan Anvir who is accused of abetting the suicide of a young woman.

  • Members of Samajtrantik Chhatra Front stage a human chain demonstration in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka on Thursday, Apr 29, 2021, demanding arrest of Bashundhara Group MD Sayem Sobhan Anvir who is accused of abetting the suicide of a young woman.

    Members of Samajtrantik Chhatra Front stage a human chain demonstration in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka on Thursday, Apr 29, 2021, demanding arrest of Bashundhara Group MD Sayem Sobhan Anvir who is accused of abetting the suicide of a young woman.

  • Workers repair buses at Gabtoli Bus Terminal in Dhaka amid a lockdown over the coronavirus outbreak on Wednesday, Apr 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Workers repair buses at Gabtoli Bus Terminal in Dhaka amid a lockdown over the coronavirus outbreak on Wednesday, Apr 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Workers repair buses at Gabtoli Bus Terminal in Dhaka amid a lockdown over the coronavirus outbreak on Wednesday, Apr 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Workers repair buses at Gabtoli Bus Terminal in Dhaka amid a lockdown over the coronavirus outbreak on Wednesday, Apr 28, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi