18 June, 2021

  • Activists of Garment Sramik Sanghati march outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Friday, Jun 18, 2021 demanding and coronavirus vaccines for the workers, and an end to “torture” and layoffs amid the pandemic.

    Activists of Garment Sramik Sanghati march outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Friday, Jun 18, 2021 demanding and coronavirus vaccines for the workers, and an end to “torture” and layoffs amid the pandemic.

  • Activists of Garment Sramik Sanghati march outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Friday, Jun 18, 2021 demanding and coronavirus vaccines for the workers, and an end to “torture” and layoffs amid the pandemic.

    Activists of Garment Sramik Sanghati march outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Friday, Jun 18, 2021 demanding and coronavirus vaccines for the workers, and an end to “torture” and layoffs amid the pandemic.

  • Angkur Foundation held special prayers before distributing food among the homeless in front of the Shaheed Minar on the BUET campus in commemoration of slain student Abrar Fahad on Friday, Jun 18, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Angkur Foundation held special prayers before distributing food among the homeless in front of the Shaheed Minar on the BUET campus in commemoration of slain student Abrar Fahad on Friday, Jun 18, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Angkur Foundation distributed food among the homeless in front of the Shaheed Minar on the BUET campus in commemoration of slain student Abrar Fahad on Friday, Jun 18, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Angkur Foundation distributed food among the homeless in front of the Shaheed Minar on the BUET campus in commemoration of slain student Abrar Fahad on Friday, Jun 18, 2021. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A rickshaw-puller wearing a raincoat pedals through rains as a man walks using a polythene sheet for cover in Dhaka’s Lalbagh on Friday, Jun 18, 2021 during the Bengali month of Ashadha, the first of the monsoon. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A rickshaw-puller wearing a raincoat pedals through rains as a man walks using a polythene sheet for cover in Dhaka’s Lalbagh on Friday, Jun 18, 2021 during the Bengali month of Ashadha, the first of the monsoon. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A woman carrying an umbrella walks through rains as some young men take a rain bath at Beribandh in Dhaka’s Lalbagh on Friday, Jun 18, 2021 during the Bengali month of Ashadha, the first of the monsoon. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A woman carrying an umbrella walks through rains as some young men take a rain bath at Beribandh in Dhaka’s Lalbagh on Friday, Jun 18, 2021 during the Bengali month of Ashadha, the first of the monsoon. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • A man carrying an umbrella walks through rains at Beribandh in Dhaka’s Lalbagh on Friday, Jun 18, 2021 during the Bengali month of Ashadha, the first of the monsoon. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    A man carrying an umbrella walks through rains at Beribandh in Dhaka’s Lalbagh on Friday, Jun 18, 2021 during the Bengali month of Ashadha, the first of the monsoon. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Relatives mourn at Chattogram Medical College Hospital the two victims of a collision between two buses in the College Road area of Chattogram’s Karnaphuli on the Chattogram-Cox’s Bazar Highway on Friday, Jun 18, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    Relatives mourn at Chattogram Medical College Hospital the two victims of a collision between two buses in the College Road area of Chattogram’s Karnaphuli on the Chattogram-Cox’s Bazar Highway on Friday, Jun 18, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

  • People gather to see two buses heavily damaged after a collision in the College Road area of Chattogram’s Karnaphuli on the Chattogram-Cox’s Bazar Highway on Friday, Jun 18, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    People gather to see two buses heavily damaged after a collision in the College Road area of Chattogram’s Karnaphuli on the Chattogram-Cox’s Bazar Highway on Friday, Jun 18, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

  • People gather to see two buses heavily damaged after a collision in the College Road area of Chattogram’s Karnaphuli on the Chattogram-Cox’s Bazar Highway on Friday, Jun 18, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    People gather to see two buses heavily damaged after a collision in the College Road area of Chattogram’s Karnaphuli on the Chattogram-Cox’s Bazar Highway on Friday, Jun 18, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Elephant sculptures in Dhaka’s Hatirjheel were recently opened as part of the place’s beautification after a lengthy construction. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Elephant sculptures in Dhaka’s Hatirjheel were recently opened as part of the place’s beautification after a lengthy construction. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Elephant sculptures in Dhaka’s Hatirjheel were recently opened as part of the place’s beautification after a lengthy construction. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Elephant sculptures in Dhaka’s Hatirjheel were recently opened as part of the place’s beautification after a lengthy construction. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Elephant sculptures in Dhaka’s Hatirjheel were recently opened as part of the place’s beautification after a lengthy construction. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Elephant sculptures in Dhaka’s Hatirjheel were recently opened as part of the place’s beautification after a lengthy construction. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Hasan Mahmud and Mohammad Hossain, two boys from Mymensingh, pose for a photo in front of the elephant sculpture in Dhaka’s Hatirjheel. The sculpture was recently opened after a lengthy construction. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Hasan Mahmud and Mohammad Hossain, two boys from Mymensingh, pose for a photo in front of the elephant sculpture in Dhaka’s Hatirjheel. The sculpture was recently opened after a lengthy construction. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • An electric pole in Dhaka’s Paribagh suddenly caught fire on Thursday, Jun 18, 2021. Firefighters tamed the flames before it could spread. But the maze of entangled electric wires for different utility services like cable TV, internet and telephone are increasing the risk of fire from short circuits, officials said.

    An electric pole in Dhaka’s Paribagh suddenly caught fire on Thursday, Jun 18, 2021. Firefighters tamed the flames before it could spread. But the maze of entangled electric wires for different utility services like cable TV, internet and telephone are increasing the risk of fire from short circuits, officials said.

  • Bangladesh Adibasi Chhatra Sangram Parishad and Adibasi Jubo Forum stage a human-chain demonstration in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Friday, Jun 18, 2021, demanding justice over the rape of a Koch woman in Taingail and urging the government to stop the eviction of tribal communities in the name of tourism development. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Bangladesh Adibasi Chhatra Sangram Parishad and Adibasi Jubo Forum stage a human-chain demonstration in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Friday, Jun 18, 2021, demanding justice over the rape of a Koch woman in Taingail and urging the government to stop the eviction of tribal communities in the name of tourism development. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Bangladesh Adibasi Chhatra Sangram Parishad and Adibasi Jubo Forum stage a human-chain demonstration in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Friday, Jun 18, 2021, demanding justice over the rape of a Koch woman in Taingail and urging the government to stop the eviction of tribal communities in the name of tourism development. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Bangladesh Adibasi Chhatra Sangram Parishad and Adibasi Jubo Forum stage a human-chain demonstration in Dhaka’s Shahbagh on Friday, Jun 18, 2021, demanding justice over the rape of a Koch woman in Taingail and urging the government to stop the eviction of tribal communities in the name of tourism development. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi