06 October, 2021

  • A barge carrying six train carriages for the metro rail project covered by a white tarp takes the Turag River from Kaundia to the Mass Transit Company Limited (DMTCL) jetty in Uttara’s Diabari on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A barge carrying six train carriages for the metro rail project covered by a white tarp takes the Turag River from Kaundia to the Mass Transit Company Limited (DMTCL) jetty in Uttara’s Diabari on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A barge carrying six train carriages for the metro rail project covered by a white tarp takes the Turag River from Kaundia to the Mass Transit Company Limited (DMTCL) jetty in Uttara’s Diabari on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A barge carrying six train carriages for the metro rail project covered by a white tarp takes the Turag River from Kaundia to the Mass Transit Company Limited (DMTCL) jetty in Uttara’s Diabari on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A barge carries the fifth set of trains for the metro rail project on Dhaka’s Turag River. The barge, carrying six carriages, is headed from Kaundia to the Mass Transit Company Limited (DMTCL) jetty in Uttara’s Diabari on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. This fifth train set left Japan’s Kobe Port for Bangladesh on Aug 25. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A barge carries the fifth set of trains for the metro rail project on Dhaka’s Turag River. The barge, carrying six carriages, is headed from Kaundia to the Mass Transit Company Limited (DMTCL) jetty in Uttara’s Diabari on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. This fifth train set left Japan’s Kobe Port for Bangladesh on Aug 25. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A barge carries the fifth set of trains for the metro rail project on Dhaka’s Turag River. The barge, carrying six carriages, is headed from Kaundia to the Mass Transit Company Limited (DMTCL) jetty in Uttara’s Diabari on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. This fifth train set left Japan’s Kobe Port for Bangladesh on Aug 25. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A barge carries the fifth set of trains for the metro rail project on Dhaka’s Turag River. The barge, carrying six carriages, is headed from Kaundia to the Mass Transit Company Limited (DMTCL) jetty in Uttara’s Diabari on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. This fifth train set left Japan’s Kobe Port for Bangladesh on Aug 25. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Members of the RAB bomb disposal unit dispose of a mortar shell on the banks of the Turag River. The shell was discovered during construction work on a house in the Rainkhola area of Mirpur Zoo Road in Dhaka on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Members of the RAB bomb disposal unit dispose of a mortar shell on the banks of the Turag River. The shell was discovered during construction work on a house in the Rainkhola area of Mirpur Zoo Road in Dhaka on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Members of the RAB bomb disposal unit dispose of a mortar shell on the banks of the Turag River. The shell was discovered during construction work on a house in the Rainkhola area of Mirpur Zoo Road in Dhaka on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Members of the RAB bomb disposal unit dispose of a mortar shell on the banks of the Turag River. The shell was discovered during construction work on a house in the Rainkhola area of Mirpur Zoo Road in Dhaka on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • RAB members carefully remove a mortar shell discovered during construction work on a house in the Rainkhola area of Mirpur Zoo Road in Dhaka on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    RAB members carefully remove a mortar shell discovered during construction work on a house in the Rainkhola area of Mirpur Zoo Road in Dhaka on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A mortar shell was discovered during construction work on a house in the Rainkhola area of Mirpur Zoo Road in Dhaka on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. A member of the RAB bomb disposal unit retrieves the shell works to retrieve the shell. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A mortar shell was discovered during construction work on a house in the Rainkhola area of Mirpur Zoo Road in Dhaka on Wednesday, October 6, 2021. A member of the RAB bomb disposal unit retrieves the shell works to retrieve the shell. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Indian High Commissioner Vikram Doraiswami inaugurates the Mahalaya ritual, flagging off the Durga Puja festivities, at the Dhakeshwari temple, Oct 6, 2021.

    Indian High Commissioner Vikram Doraiswami inaugurates the Mahalaya ritual, flagging off the Durga Puja festivities, at the Dhakeshwari temple, Oct 6, 2021.

  • Indian High Commissioner Vikram Doraiswami inaugurates the Mahalaya ritual, flagging off the Durga Puja festivities, at the Dhakeshwari temple, Oct 6, 2021.

    Indian High Commissioner Vikram Doraiswami inaugurates the Mahalaya ritual, flagging off the Durga Puja festivities, at the Dhakeshwari temple, Oct 6, 2021.

  • The festivities of Durga Puja, the biggest religious festival of Hindus, kicks off with the Mahalaya ritual at the capital's Dhakeshwari Temple, Oct 6, 2021.

    The festivities of Durga Puja, the biggest religious festival of Hindus, kicks off with the Mahalaya ritual at the capital's Dhakeshwari Temple, Oct 6, 2021.

  • Artists perform a dance routine on the occasion of Mahalaya at the capital's Dhakeshwari Temple, Oct 6, 2021.

    Artists perform a dance routine on the occasion of Mahalaya at the capital's Dhakeshwari Temple, Oct 6, 2021.