17 May, 2021

  • Passengers scramble to get off a ferry in Munshiganj’s Shimulia terminal amid a coronavirus lockdown on Monday, May 17, 2021 as they return to Dhaka for work after celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr. At least five people died in crush of passengers on ferries before Eid.

    Passengers scramble to get off a ferry in Munshiganj’s Shimulia terminal amid a coronavirus lockdown on Monday, May 17, 2021 as they return to Dhaka for work after celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr. At least five people died in crush of passengers on ferries before Eid.

  • Passengers scramble to get off a ferry in Munshiganj’s Shimulia terminal amid a coronavirus lockdown on Monday, May 17, 2021 as they return to Dhaka for work after celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr. At least five people died in crush of passengers on ferries before Eid.

    Passengers scramble to get off a ferry in Munshiganj’s Shimulia terminal amid a coronavirus lockdown on Monday, May 17, 2021 as they return to Dhaka for work after celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr. At least five people died in crush of passengers on ferries before Eid.

  • Passengers scramble to get off a ferry in Munshiganj’s Shimulia terminal amid a coronavirus lockdown on Monday, May 17, 2021 as they return to Dhaka for work after celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr. At least five people died in crush of passengers on ferries before Eid.

    Passengers scramble to get off a ferry in Munshiganj’s Shimulia terminal amid a coronavirus lockdown on Monday, May 17, 2021 as they return to Dhaka for work after celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr. At least five people died in crush of passengers on ferries before Eid.

  • A bus carries travellers from Shimulia ferry terminal in Munshiganj on Monday, May 17, 2021 after Eid-ul-Fitr although long-haul passenger transport system is banned amid a lockdown to stop the coronavirus from spreading further.

    A bus carries travellers from Shimulia ferry terminal in Munshiganj on Monday, May 17, 2021 after Eid-ul-Fitr although long-haul passenger transport system is banned amid a lockdown to stop the coronavirus from spreading further.

  • A bus carries travellers from Shimulia ferry terminal in Munshiganj on Monday, May 17, 2021 after Eid-ul-Fitr although long-haul passenger transport system is banned amid a lockdown to stop the coronavirus from spreading further.

    A bus carries travellers from Shimulia ferry terminal in Munshiganj on Monday, May 17, 2021 after Eid-ul-Fitr although long-haul passenger transport system is banned amid a lockdown to stop the coronavirus from spreading further.

  • Fire Service and Civil Defence workers doused a fire on the fourth floor of commercial building Pantho Plaza on Pantho Path in Dhaka half an hour after it erupted on Monday, May 17, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Fire Service and Civil Defence workers doused a fire on the fourth floor of commercial building Pantho Plaza on Pantho Path in Dhaka half an hour after it erupted on Monday, May 17, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Fire Service and Civil Defence workers doused a fire on the fourth floor of commercial building Pantho Plaza on Pantho Path in Dhaka half an hour after it erupted on Monday, May 17, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Fire Service and Civil Defence workers doused a fire on the fourth floor of commercial building Pantho Plaza on Pantho Path in Dhaka half an hour after it erupted on Monday, May 17, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Fire Service and Civil Defence workers doused a fire on the fourth floor of commercial building Pantho Plaza on Pantho Path in Dhaka half an hour after it erupted on Monday, May 17, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Fire Service and Civil Defence workers doused a fire on the fourth floor of commercial building Pantho Plaza on Pantho Path in Dhaka half an hour after it erupted on Monday, May 17, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina meets with her cabinet members from the Ganabhaban via video call on Monday, May 17, 2021. Photo: PMO

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina meets with her cabinet members from the Ganabhaban via video call on Monday, May 17, 2021. Photo: PMO

  • Members of the Workers Party of Bangladesh burn Israel’s flag in Dhaka on Monday, May 17, 2021 in protest against the killings of Palestinians in Israeli air strikes on Gaza.

    Members of the Workers Party of Bangladesh burn Israel’s flag in Dhaka on Monday, May 17, 2021 in protest against the killings of Palestinians in Israeli air strikes on Gaza.

  • Members of the Workers Party of Bangladesh march in Dhaka on Monday, May 17, 2021 in protest against the killings of Palestinians in Israeli air strikes on Gaza.

    Members of the Workers Party of Bangladesh march in Dhaka on Monday, May 17, 2021 in protest against the killings of Palestinians in Israeli air strikes on Gaza.

  • Members of the Workers Party of Bangladesh march in Dhaka on Monday, May 17, 2021 in protest against the killings of Palestinians in Israeli air strikes on Gaza.

    Members of the Workers Party of Bangladesh march in Dhaka on Monday, May 17, 2021 in protest against the killings of Palestinians in Israeli air strikes on Gaza.

  • Police personnel escort their former colleague Babul Akter to jail from a court in Chattogram after the end of a five-day remand in a case over the murder of the ex-SP’s wife on Monday, May 17, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    Police personnel escort their former colleague Babul Akter to jail from a court in Chattogram after the end of a five-day remand in a case over the murder of the ex-SP’s wife on Monday, May 17, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Police personnel escort their former colleague Babul Akter to jail from a court in Chattogram after the end of a five-day remand in a case over the murder of the ex-SP’s wife on Monday, May 17, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    Police personnel escort their former colleague Babul Akter to jail from a court in Chattogram after the end of a five-day remand in a case over the murder of the ex-SP’s wife on Monday, May 17, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

  • A woman collects plastic bottles from the Padma River at Shimulia, Munshiganj. Ferry crews throw plastic products into river waters while cleaning the vessels. Passengers also dump plastic bottles in the river after use. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A woman collects plastic bottles from the Padma River at Shimulia, Munshiganj. Ferry crews throw plastic products into river waters while cleaning the vessels. Passengers also dump plastic bottles in the river after use. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Plastic bottles and packets float on the Padma River in Shimulia, Munshiganj. Ferry crews throw plastic products into river waters while cleaning the vessels. Passengers also dump plastic bottles in the river after use. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Plastic bottles and packets float on the Padma River in Shimulia, Munshiganj. Ferry crews throw plastic products into river waters while cleaning the vessels. Passengers also dump plastic bottles in the river after use. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Plastic bottles and packets float on the Padma River in Shimulia, Munshiganj. Ferry crews throw plastic products into river waters while cleaning the vessels. Passengers also dump plastic bottles in the river after use. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Plastic bottles and packets float on the Padma River in Shimulia, Munshiganj. Ferry crews throw plastic products into river waters while cleaning the vessels. Passengers also dump plastic bottles in the river after use. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi