08 May, 2021

  • Dhaka South City Corporation workers felled a banyan tree at Eskaton Garden on Saturday, May 8, 2021. The authorities need to fell four trees at the site to expand a waste management facility. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Dhaka South City Corporation workers felled a banyan tree at Eskaton Garden on Saturday, May 8, 2021. The authorities need to fell four trees at the site to expand a waste management facility. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Dhaka South City Corporation workers felled a banyan tree at Eskaton Garden on Saturday, May 8, 2021. The authorities need to fell four trees at the site to expand a waste management facility. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Dhaka South City Corporation workers felled a banyan tree at Eskaton Garden on Saturday, May 8, 2021. The authorities need to fell four trees at the site to expand a waste management facility. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Switch Foundation Bangladesh is selling dresses and some other items at Dhaka Udyan for only Tk 10 apiece to the poor ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Switch Foundation Bangladesh is selling dresses and some other items at Dhaka Udyan for only Tk 10 apiece to the poor ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Switch Foundation Bangladesh is selling dresses and some other items at Dhaka Udyan for only Tk 10 apiece to the poor ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Switch Foundation Bangladesh is selling dresses and some other items at Dhaka Udyan for only Tk 10 apiece to the poor ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A girl looks on after buying a doll for only Tk 10 from Switch Foundation Bangladesh at Dhaka Udyan on Saturday, May 8, 2021 under a programme launched by the foundation to support the poor amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A girl looks on after buying a doll for only Tk 10 from Switch Foundation Bangladesh at Dhaka Udyan on Saturday, May 8, 2021 under a programme launched by the foundation to support the poor amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Sufia Begum, a poor senior citizen, returns home after buying a sari for only Tk 10 on Saturday, May 8, 2021 under a programme launched by Switch Foundation Bangladesh at Dhaka Udyan. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Sufia Begum, a poor senior citizen, returns home after buying a sari for only Tk 10 on Saturday, May 8, 2021 under a programme launched by Switch Foundation Bangladesh at Dhaka Udyan. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A senior citizen getting on a footbridge in Dhaka's Shyamoli after seeing a doctor amid hot summer weather and a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A senior citizen getting on a footbridge in Dhaka's Shyamoli after seeing a doctor amid hot summer weather and a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Garment factory workers demonstrate in Dhaka's Mirpur-10 on Saturday, May 8, 2021 demanding a weeklong holiday on Eid-ul-Fitr, payment of wage and festival allowance, and resumption of long-haul transport services for them to return home celebrate the festival.

    Garment factory workers demonstrate in Dhaka's Mirpur-10 on Saturday, May 8, 2021 demanding a weeklong holiday on Eid-ul-Fitr, payment of wage and festival allowance, and resumption of long-haul transport services for them to return home celebrate the festival.

  • Garment factory workers demonstrate in Dhaka's Mirpur-10 on Saturday, May 8, 2021 demanding a weeklong holiday on Eid-ul-Fitr, payment of wage and festival allowance, and resumption of long-haul transport services for them to return home celebrate the festival.

    Garment factory workers demonstrate in Dhaka's Mirpur-10 on Saturday, May 8, 2021 demanding a weeklong holiday on Eid-ul-Fitr, payment of wage and festival allowance, and resumption of long-haul transport services for them to return home celebrate the festival.

  • Reaz Islam, CEO of LR Global Bangladesh, narrates the state of the capital market and the successes of his company, one of the top fund managers in the country, at a media briefing in Dhaka on Saturday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Reaz Islam, CEO of LR Global Bangladesh, narrates the state of the capital market and the successes of his company, one of the top fund managers in the country, at a media briefing in Dhaka on Saturday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Reaz Islam, CEO of LR Global Bangladesh, narrates the state of the capital market and the successes of his company, one of the top fund managers in the country, at a media briefing in Dhaka on Saturday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Reaz Islam, CEO of LR Global Bangladesh, narrates the state of the capital market and the successes of his company, one of the top fund managers in the country, at a media briefing in Dhaka on Saturday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Reaz Islam, CEO of top asset management firm LR Global Bangladesh, speaks at a media briefing in the American Chamber of Commerce office in Dhaka on Saturday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Reaz Islam, CEO of top asset management firm LR Global Bangladesh, speaks at a media briefing in the American Chamber of Commerce office in Dhaka on Saturday. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A Dhaka North City Corporation vehicle spraying water on the road in Dhaka's Gabtoli, May 8, 2021 as dry weather makes the streets dusty leading to a rise in air pollution. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A Dhaka North City Corporation vehicle spraying water on the road in Dhaka's Gabtoli, May 8, 2021 as dry weather makes the streets dusty leading to a rise in air pollution. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A Dhaka North City Corporation vehicle spraying water on the road in Dhaka's Gabtoli, May 8, 2021 as dry weather makes the streets dusty leading to a rise in air pollution. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A Dhaka North City Corporation vehicle spraying water on the road in Dhaka's Gabtoli, May 8, 2021 as dry weather makes the streets dusty leading to a rise in air pollution. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove