02 June, 2021

  • Dhaka North City Corporation workers pull down illegal structures on Bauniabandh canal in Mirpur-14 on Wednesday, Jun 2, 2021.

    Dhaka North City Corporation workers pull down illegal structures on Bauniabandh canal in Mirpur-14 on Wednesday, Jun 2, 2021.

  • Mayor Atiqul Islam visits Bauniabandh canal in Mirpur during a Dhaka North City Corporation drive to clean it on Wednesday, Jun 2, 2021.

    Mayor Atiqul Islam visits Bauniabandh canal in Mirpur during a Dhaka North City Corporation drive to clean it on Wednesday, Jun 2, 2021.

  • A rider drives a motorcycle on the footpath of Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Sarani in Dhaka’s Tejgaon to beat traffic congestion on Wednesday, Jun 2, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A rider drives a motorcycle on the footpath of Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Sarani in Dhaka’s Tejgaon to beat traffic congestion on Wednesday, Jun 2, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A rider drives a motorcycle on the footpath of Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Sarani in Dhaka’s Tejgaon to beat traffic congestion on Wednesday, Jun 2, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A rider drives a motorcycle on the footpath of Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Sarani in Dhaka’s Tejgaon to beat traffic congestion on Wednesday, Jun 2, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Onlookers watch a slum burn in a fire in the Bauniabandh area of Dhaka’s Mirpur-11 on Wednesday, Jun 2, 2021.

    Onlookers watch a slum burn in a fire in the Bauniabandh area of Dhaka’s Mirpur-11 on Wednesday, Jun 2, 2021.

  • Firefighters trying to douse a fire at a slum in the Bauniabandh area of Dhaka’s Mirpur-11 on Wednesday, Jun 2, 2021.

    Firefighters trying to douse a fire at a slum in the Bauniabandh area of Dhaka’s Mirpur-11 on Wednesday, Jun 2, 2021.

  • A slum in the Bauniabandh area of Dhaka’s Mirpur-11 caught fire on Wednesday, Jun 2, 2021.

    A slum in the Bauniabandh area of Dhaka’s Mirpur-11 caught fire on Wednesday, Jun 2, 2021.

  • A slum in the Bauniabandh area of Dhaka’s Mirpur-11 caught fire on Wednesday, Jun 2, 2021.

    A slum in the Bauniabandh area of Dhaka’s Mirpur-11 caught fire on Wednesday, Jun 2, 2021.

  • Gillian Triggs, UNHCR’s assistant high commissioner for protection, and Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen attend a media briefing at state guesthouse Padma on Wednesday, Jun 2, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Gillian Triggs, UNHCR’s assistant high commissioner for protection, and Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen attend a media briefing at state guesthouse Padma on Wednesday, Jun 2, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Gillian Triggs, UNHCR’s assistant high commissioner for protection, meets Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen at state guesthouse Padma on Wednesday, Jun 2, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Gillian Triggs, UNHCR’s assistant high commissioner for protection, meets Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen at state guesthouse Padma on Wednesday, Jun 2, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Gillian Triggs, UNHCR’s assistant high commissioner for protection, speaks at a media briefing at state guesthouse Padma, on Wednesday, Jun 2, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Gillian Triggs, UNHCR’s assistant high commissioner for protection, speaks at a media briefing at state guesthouse Padma, on Wednesday, Jun 2, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Gillian Triggs, UNHCR’s assistant high commissioner for protection, speaks at a media briefing at state guesthouse Padma, on Wednesday, Jun 2, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Gillian Triggs, UNHCR’s assistant high commissioner for protection, speaks at a media briefing at state guesthouse Padma, on Wednesday, Jun 2, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A weaverbird building a home on a palm tree in Chattogram’s Hathazari. Once very common in rural Bangladesh, the bird is becoming rare due to natural disasters and large-scale felling of palm trees for brick-kilns. Photo: Suman Babu

    A weaverbird building a home on a palm tree in Chattogram’s Hathazari. Once very common in rural Bangladesh, the bird is becoming rare due to natural disasters and large-scale felling of palm trees for brick-kilns. Photo: Suman Babu

  • A weaverbird building a home on a palm tree in Chattogram’s Hathazari. Once very common in rural Bangladesh, the bird is becoming rare due to natural disasters and large-scale felling of palm trees for brick-kilns. Photo: Suman Babu

    A weaverbird building a home on a palm tree in Chattogram’s Hathazari. Once very common in rural Bangladesh, the bird is becoming rare due to natural disasters and large-scale felling of palm trees for brick-kilns. Photo: Suman Babu

  • A weaverbird building a home on a palm tree in Chattogram’s Hathazari. Once very common in rural Bangladesh, the bird is becoming rare due to natural disasters and large-scale felling of palm trees for brick-kilns. Photo: Suman Babu

    A weaverbird building a home on a palm tree in Chattogram’s Hathazari. Once very common in rural Bangladesh, the bird is becoming rare due to natural disasters and large-scale felling of palm trees for brick-kilns. Photo: Suman Babu