19 August, 2021

  • Traders sell traditional food near Hussaini Dalan as Shia Muslims crowd the area on Thursday, Aug 19, 2021 ahead of Ashura. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Traders sell traditional food near Hussaini Dalan as Shia Muslims crowd the area on Thursday, Aug 19, 2021 ahead of Ashura. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Shia Muslims march on the Dhaka University campus on Thursday, Aug 19, 2021 although the government has banned Tazia processions during Ashura this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Shia Muslims march on the Dhaka University campus on Thursday, Aug 19, 2021 although the government has banned Tazia processions during Ashura this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Actress Shamsunnahar Smriti, better known by her screen name Pori Moni, is brought to a Dhaka court for a hearing on Thursday, August 19, 2021. The court scrapped her petition for bail and granted the CID one more day to interrogate her over a narcotics case.

    Actress Shamsunnahar Smriti, better known by her screen name Pori Moni, is brought to a Dhaka court for a hearing on Thursday, August 19, 2021. The court scrapped her petition for bail and granted the CID one more day to interrogate her over a narcotics case.

  • Actress Shamsunnahar Smriti, better known by her screen name Pori Moni, is brought to a Dhaka court for a hearing on Thursday, August 19, 2021. The court scrapped her petition for bail and granted the CID one more day to interrogate her over a narcotics case.

    Actress Shamsunnahar Smriti, better known by her screen name Pori Moni, is brought to a Dhaka court for a hearing on Thursday, August 19, 2021. The court scrapped her petition for bail and granted the CID one more day to interrogate her over a narcotics case.

  • Actress Shamsunnahar Smriti, better known by her screen name Pori Moni, is brought to a Dhaka court for a hearing on Thursday, August 19, 2021. The court scrapped her petition for bail and granted the CID one more day to interrogate her over a narcotics case.

    Actress Shamsunnahar Smriti, better known by her screen name Pori Moni, is brought to a Dhaka court for a hearing on Thursday, August 19, 2021. The court scrapped her petition for bail and granted the CID one more day to interrogate her over a narcotics case.

  • Actress Shamsunnahar Smriti, better known by her screen name Pori Moni, is brought to a Dhaka court for a hearing on Thursday, August 19, 2021. The court scrapped her petition for bail and granted the CID one more day to interrogate her over a narcotics case.

    Actress Shamsunnahar Smriti, better known by her screen name Pori Moni, is brought to a Dhaka court for a hearing on Thursday, August 19, 2021. The court scrapped her petition for bail and granted the CID one more day to interrogate her over a narcotics case.