13 May, 2021

  • An aerial view of the Dhaka metro rail line on Thursday, May 13, 2021. The construction of the Uttara to Agargaon section of the project is 85 percent complete. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    An aerial view of the Dhaka metro rail line on Thursday, May 13, 2021. The construction of the Uttara to Agargaon section of the project is 85 percent complete. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • An aerial view of the Dhaka metro rail line on Thursday, May 13, 2021. The construction of the Uttara to Agargaon section of the project is 85 percent complete. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    An aerial view of the Dhaka metro rail line on Thursday, May 13, 2021. The construction of the Uttara to Agargaon section of the project is 85 percent complete. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • An aerial view of the Dhaka metro rail line on Thursday, May 13, 2021. The construction of the Uttara to Agargaon section of the project is 85 percent complete. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    An aerial view of the Dhaka metro rail line on Thursday, May 13, 2021. The construction of the Uttara to Agargaon section of the project is 85 percent complete. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • A metro rail station under construction at Dhaka’s Uttara on Thursday, May 13, 2021. Sixteen such stations are to be constructed along the line from Uttara to Motijheel. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    A metro rail station under construction at Dhaka’s Uttara on Thursday, May 13, 2021. Sixteen such stations are to be constructed along the line from Uttara to Motijheel. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • A metro rail station under construction at Dhaka’s Uttara on Thursday, May 13, 2021. Sixteen such stations are to be constructed along the line from Uttara to Motijheel. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

    A metro rail station under construction at Dhaka’s Uttara on Thursday, May 13, 2021. Sixteen such stations are to be constructed along the line from Uttara to Motijheel. Photo: Mostafigur Rahman

  • After several days of heavy traffic due to people returning home for Eid, the highway along the Dhaka-Tangail-Bangabandhu Bridge is largely clear, making for an easy trip to those setting off for northern Bangladesh on Thursday, May 13, 2021.

    After several days of heavy traffic due to people returning home for Eid, the highway along the Dhaka-Tangail-Bangabandhu Bridge is largely clear, making for an easy trip to those setting off for northern Bangladesh on Thursday, May 13, 2021.

  • After several days of heavy traffic due to people returning home for Eid, the highway along the Dhaka-Tangail-Bangabandhu Bridge is largely clear, making for an easy trip to those setting off for northern Bangladesh on Thursday, May 13, 2021.

    After several days of heavy traffic due to people returning home for Eid, the highway along the Dhaka-Tangail-Bangabandhu Bridge is largely clear, making for an easy trip to those setting off for northern Bangladesh on Thursday, May 13, 2021.

  • Many people have departed Dhaka for Eid holidays, yet the streets of Dhaka were swarming with transports on Thursday, May 13, 2021, amid the lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Many people have departed Dhaka for Eid holidays, yet the streets of Dhaka were swarming with transports on Thursday, May 13, 2021, amid the lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Many people have departed Dhaka for Eid holidays, yet the streets of Dhaka were swarming with transports on Thursday, May 13, 2021, amid the lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Many people have departed Dhaka for Eid holidays, yet the streets of Dhaka were swarming with transports on Thursday, May 13, 2021, amid the lockdown. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A blue rock thrush drinks from a tap at the Dinajpur Model College premises on Thursday, May 13, 2021. Photo: Rakin Zahir

    A blue rock thrush drinks from a tap at the Dinajpur Model College premises on Thursday, May 13, 2021. Photo: Rakin Zahir