12 August, 2021

  • As life returns to normal in the city after the end of a coronavirus lockdown, people shop and walk through shops on the footpath outside Chandni Chawk Market in Dhaka on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021, the second day of the reopening. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    As life returns to normal in the city after the end of a coronavirus lockdown, people shop and walk through shops on the footpath outside Chandni Chawk Market in Dhaka on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021, the second day of the reopening. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • As life returns to normal in the city after the end of a coronavirus lockdown, people shop and walk through shops on the footpath outside Chandni Chawk Market in Dhaka on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021, the second day of the reopening. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    As life returns to normal in the city after the end of a coronavirus lockdown, people shop and walk through shops on the footpath outside Chandni Chawk Market in Dhaka on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021, the second day of the reopening. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • As traffic jams return to the city after the end of a coronavirus lockdown, vehicles were stuck in long tailbacks on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021, the second day of the reopening. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    As traffic jams return to the city after the end of a coronavirus lockdown, vehicles were stuck in long tailbacks on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021, the second day of the reopening. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • As traffic jams return to the city after the end of a coronavirus lockdown, vehicles were stuck in long tailbacks on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021, the second day of the reopening. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    As traffic jams return to the city after the end of a coronavirus lockdown, vehicles were stuck in long tailbacks on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021, the second day of the reopening. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People waited in long queues for coronavirus vaccine at Government Employees Hospital in Dhaka on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021, the final day of a weeklong expanded inoculation drive. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People waited in long queues for coronavirus vaccine at Government Employees Hospital in Dhaka on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021, the final day of a weeklong expanded inoculation drive. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People waited in long queues for coronavirus vaccine at Government Employees Hospital in Dhaka on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021, the final day of a weeklong expanded inoculation drive. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People waited in long queues for coronavirus vaccine at Government Employees Hospital in Dhaka on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021, the final day of a weeklong expanded inoculation drive. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People overcrowded Government Employees Hospital in Dhaka for coronavirus vaccine on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021, the final day of a weeklong expanded inoculation drive. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People overcrowded Government Employees Hospital in Dhaka for coronavirus vaccine on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021, the final day of a weeklong expanded inoculation drive. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People overcrowded Government Employees Hospital in Dhaka for coronavirus vaccine on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021, the final day of a weeklong expanded inoculation drive. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People overcrowded Government Employees Hospital in Dhaka for coronavirus vaccine on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021, the final day of a weeklong expanded inoculation drive. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • People scramble to enter Government Employees Hospital in Dhaka for coronavirus vaccine on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021, the final day of a weeklong expanded inoculation drive. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    People scramble to enter Government Employees Hospital in Dhaka for coronavirus vaccine on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021, the final day of a weeklong expanded inoculation drive. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Salma Akter returning home to Brahmanbaria’s Nabinagar after her recovery from COVID-19 following a one-week treatment in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Salma Akter returning home to Brahmanbaria’s Nabinagar after her recovery from COVID-19 following a one-week treatment in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Mahmuda Begum returning home to Shonir Akhra in Dhaka on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021 after recovering from COVD-19 following an 18-day stay at the DNCC hospital. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Mahmuda Begum returning home to Shonir Akhra in Dhaka on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021 after recovering from COVD-19 following an 18-day stay at the DNCC hospital. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Coronavirus patient Marzia Begum arrives at Dhaka’s DNCC hospital for treatment from Bhola on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Coronavirus patient Marzia Begum arrives at Dhaka’s DNCC hospital for treatment from Bhola on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Long-haul buses left Dhaka’s Mohakhali terminal for other parts of Bangladesh with passengers on all the seats in line with new health rules on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021 after the end of a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Long-haul buses left Dhaka’s Mohakhali terminal for other parts of Bangladesh with passengers on all the seats in line with new health rules on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021 after the end of a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Buses left Dhaka’s Mohakhali terminal for other parts of Bangladesh on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021 after the end of restrictions over the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Buses left Dhaka’s Mohakhali terminal for other parts of Bangladesh on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021 after the end of restrictions over the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Passengers buy tickets at a counter at Mohakhali bus terminal on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021 after the end of a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Passengers buy tickets at a counter at Mohakhali bus terminal on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021 after the end of a coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Law Minister Anisul Huq speaks to journalists at his home in Dhaka’s Gulshan on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021 ahead of the Aug 15 National Mourning Day. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin

    Law Minister Anisul Huq speaks to journalists at his home in Dhaka’s Gulshan on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021 ahead of the Aug 15 National Mourning Day. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin

  • Law Minister Anisul Huq speaks to journalists at his home in Dhaka’s Gulshan on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021 ahead of the Aug 15 National Mourning Day. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin

    Law Minister Anisul Huq speaks to journalists at his home in Dhaka’s Gulshan on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021 ahead of the Aug 15 National Mourning Day. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin

  • Law Minister Anisul Huq speaks to journalists at his home in Dhaka’s Gulshan on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021 ahead of the Aug 15 National Mourning Day. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin

    Law Minister Anisul Huq speaks to journalists at his home in Dhaka’s Gulshan on Thursday, Aug 12, 2021 ahead of the Aug 15 National Mourning Day. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin

  • Homeless children attend a primary education class organised by Street Children Leedo, an NGO, outside the main gate of Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Homeless children attend a primary education class organised by Street Children Leedo, an NGO, outside the main gate of Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi