30 October, 2021

  • A shortage of beds in the hospital ward has meant that some patients are being treatment on the verandah of the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A shortage of beds in the hospital ward has meant that some patients are being treatment on the verandah of the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A shortage of beds in the hospital ward has meant that some patients are being treatment on the verandah of the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A shortage of beds in the hospital ward has meant that some patients are being treatment on the verandah of the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Relatives of patient are collecting water supplied by WASA for use due to a water shortage at the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Relatives of patient are collecting water supplied by WASA for use due to a water shortage at the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Relatives of patient are collecting water supplied by WASA for use due to a water shortage at the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Relatives of patient are collecting water supplied by WASA for use due to a water shortage at the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Relatives of patient are collecting water supplied by WASA for use due to a water shortage at the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Relatives of patient are collecting water supplied by WASA for use due to a water shortage at the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases in Dhaka. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The Editors’ Council holds a discussion on the media’s achievements in 50 years of Bangladesh’s independence and future challenges at CIRDAP Auditorium in Dhaka on Saturday, Oct 30, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    The Editors’ Council holds a discussion on the media’s achievements in 50 years of Bangladesh’s independence and future challenges at CIRDAP Auditorium in Dhaka on Saturday, Oct 30, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Members of the Federation of Television Professionals Organizations demonstrate at Manik Miah Avenue in Dhaka calling for communal harmony on Saturday, Oct 30, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Members of the Federation of Television Professionals Organizations demonstrate at Manik Miah Avenue in Dhaka calling for communal harmony on Saturday, Oct 30, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Members of the Federation of Television Professionals Organizations demonstrate at Manik Miah Avenue in Dhaka calling for communal harmony on Saturday, Oct 30, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Members of the Federation of Television Professionals Organizations demonstrate at Manik Miah Avenue in Dhaka calling for communal harmony on Saturday, Oct 30, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Talukder Rifat Pasha, a person with visual impairment, demonstrates in front of Dhaka University’s Raju Memorial Sculpture on Saturday, Oct 30, 2021, demanding the ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty for the production and international transfer of specially-adapted books for people with blindness. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Talukder Rifat Pasha, a person with visual impairment, demonstrates in front of Dhaka University’s Raju Memorial Sculpture on Saturday, Oct 30, 2021, demanding the ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty for the production and international transfer of specially-adapted books for people with blindness. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Talukder Rifat Pasha, a person with visual impairment, demonstrates in front of Dhaka University’s Raju Memorial Sculpture on Saturday, Oct 30, 2021, demanding the ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty for the production and international transfer of specially-adapted books for people with blindness. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Talukder Rifat Pasha, a person with visual impairment, demonstrates in front of Dhaka University’s Raju Memorial Sculpture on Saturday, Oct 30, 2021, demanding the ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty for the production and international transfer of specially-adapted books for people with blindness. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Mahbub Elahi, a resident of Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, is under care at Dhaka’s Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital for three days with dengue fever. Photo taken on Saturday, Oct 30, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Mahbub Elahi, a resident of Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, is under care at Dhaka’s Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital for three days with dengue fever. Photo taken on Saturday, Oct 30, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • A nurse administers an injection to a dengue patient at Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital in Dhaka on Saturday, Oct 30, 2021. Although the threat of coronavirus has begun to ebb, the spread of dengue has reignited worries. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    A nurse administers an injection to a dengue patient at Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital in Dhaka on Saturday, Oct 30, 2021. Although the threat of coronavirus has begun to ebb, the spread of dengue has reignited worries. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Naeem Al Hasan, a student from Dhanmondi, lies in a bed of Dhaka’s Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital on Saturday, Oct 30, 2021, five days after he was admitted to the hospital with dengue fever. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Naeem Al Hasan, a student from Dhanmondi, lies in a bed of Dhaka’s Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital on Saturday, Oct 30, 2021, five days after he was admitted to the hospital with dengue fever. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Students leave residential halls as the authorities shut Chattogram Medical College indefinitely after clashes between rival factions of Bangladesh Chhatra League over dominance on Saturday, Oct 30, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    Students leave residential halls as the authorities shut Chattogram Medical College indefinitely after clashes between rival factions of Bangladesh Chhatra League over dominance on Saturday, Oct 30, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Students leave residential halls as the authorities shut Chattogram Medical College indefinitely after clashes between rival factions of Bangladesh Chhatra League over dominance on Saturday, Oct 30, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    Students leave residential halls as the authorities shut Chattogram Medical College indefinitely after clashes between rival factions of Bangladesh Chhatra League over dominance on Saturday, Oct 30, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Students leave residential halls as the authorities shut Chattogram Medical College indefinitely after clashes between rival factions of Bangladesh Chhatra League over dominance on Saturday, Oct 30, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    Students leave residential halls as the authorities shut Chattogram Medical College indefinitely after clashes between rival factions of Bangladesh Chhatra League over dominance on Saturday, Oct 30, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Policemen stand guard at Chattogram Medical College after clashes between rival factions of Bangladesh Chhatra League over dominance on Saturday, Oct 30, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    Policemen stand guard at Chattogram Medical College after clashes between rival factions of Bangladesh Chhatra League over dominance on Saturday, Oct 30, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

  • Policemen stand guard at Chattogram Medical College after clashes between rival factions of Bangladesh Chhatra League over dominance on Saturday, Oct 30, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu

    Policemen stand guard at Chattogram Medical College after clashes between rival factions of Bangladesh Chhatra League over dominance on Saturday, Oct 30, 2021. Photo: Suman Babu