09 November, 2021

  • Foreign trees were planted several years ago to beautify Dhaka’s Airport Road. The trees have grown up but the decision has been heavily criticised by the environmental activists and experts. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Foreign trees were planted several years ago to beautify Dhaka’s Airport Road. The trees have grown up but the decision has been heavily criticised by the environmental activists and experts. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Leftist student organisations block the Shahbagh intersection and hold a rally on Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021 to protest the hikes in the price of fuel oil and bus fare. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Leftist student organisations block the Shahbagh intersection and hold a rally on Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021 to protest the hikes in the price of fuel oil and bus fare. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Leftist student organisations block the Shahbagh intersection and hold a rally on Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021 to protest the hikes in the price of fuel oil and bus fare. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Leftist student organisations block the Shahbagh intersection and hold a rally on Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021 to protest the hikes in the price of fuel oil and bus fare. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Leftist student organisations march in the Dhaka University area on Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021 to protest the hikes in the price of fuel oil and bus fare. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Leftist student organisations march in the Dhaka University area on Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021 to protest the hikes in the price of fuel oil and bus fare. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Leftist student organisations march in the Dhaka University area on Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021 to protest the hikes in the price of fuel oil and bus fare. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Leftist student organisations march in the Dhaka University area on Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021 to protest the hikes in the price of fuel oil and bus fare. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • New bus fare charts have been sent out to Dhaka’s buses on Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021 after the recent price hike. But many buses have yet to receive the charts and passengers have complained that they are being charged extra. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    New bus fare charts have been sent out to Dhaka’s buses on Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021 after the recent price hike. But many buses have yet to receive the charts and passengers have complained that they are being charged extra. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • New bus fare charts have been sent out to Dhaka’s buses on Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021 after the recent price hike. But many buses have yet to receive the charts and passengers have complained that they are being charged extra. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    New bus fare charts have been sent out to Dhaka’s buses on Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021 after the recent price hike. But many buses have yet to receive the charts and passengers have complained that they are being charged extra. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • New bus fare charts have been sent out to Dhaka’s buses on Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021 after the recent price hike. But many buses have yet to receive the charts and passengers have complained that they are being charged extra. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    New bus fare charts have been sent out to Dhaka’s buses on Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021 after the recent price hike. But many buses have yet to receive the charts and passengers have complained that they are being charged extra. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Minister of Post and Telecommunications Mustafa Jabbar attends an event at Dhaka’s BTRC offices on Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Minister of Post and Telecommunications Mustafa Jabbar attends an event at Dhaka’s BTRC offices on Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Minister of Post and Telecommunications Mustafa Jabbar attends an event at Dhaka’s BTRC offices on Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Minister of Post and Telecommunications Mustafa Jabbar attends an event at Dhaka’s BTRC offices on Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Teachers and employees of Willes Little Flower School and College demonstrate by blocking the street outside the institution in Dhaka’s Kakrail and creating traffic jams on Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021. The protesters demand the removal of the acting principal over allegations of corruption, and the appointment of an army officer as its new principal on deputation. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Teachers and employees of Willes Little Flower School and College demonstrate by blocking the street outside the institution in Dhaka’s Kakrail and creating traffic jams on Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021. The protesters demand the removal of the acting principal over allegations of corruption, and the appointment of an army officer as its new principal on deputation. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Teachers and employees of Willes Little Flower School and College demonstrate by blocking the street outside the institution in Dhaka’s Kakrail on Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021. The protesters demand the removal of the acting principal over allegations of corruption, and the appointment of an army officer as its new principal on deputation. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Teachers and employees of Willes Little Flower School and College demonstrate by blocking the street outside the institution in Dhaka’s Kakrail on Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021. The protesters demand the removal of the acting principal over allegations of corruption, and the appointment of an army officer as its new principal on deputation. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Teachers and employees of Willes Little Flower School and College demonstrate by blocking the street outside the institution in Dhaka’s Kakrail on Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021. The protesters demand the removal of the acting principal over allegations of corruption, and the appointment of an army officer as its new principal on deputation. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Teachers and employees of Willes Little Flower School and College demonstrate by blocking the street outside the institution in Dhaka’s Kakrail on Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021. The protesters demand the removal of the acting principal over allegations of corruption, and the appointment of an army officer as its new principal on deputation. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Onlookers gather after a melamine crockery warehouse on the first floor of a building, S Nesa Plaza, caught fire in Old Dhaka’s Chawkbazar on Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021.

    Onlookers gather after a melamine crockery warehouse on the first floor of a building, S Nesa Plaza, caught fire in Old Dhaka’s Chawkbazar on Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021.

  • A fire destroys a melamine crockery warehouse on the first floor of a building, S Nesa Plaza, in Old Dhaka’s Chawkbazar on Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021.

    A fire destroys a melamine crockery warehouse on the first floor of a building, S Nesa Plaza, in Old Dhaka’s Chawkbazar on Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021.

  • A fire destroys a melamine crockery warehouse on the first floor of a building, S Nesa Plaza, in Old Dhaka’s Chawkbazar on Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021.

    A fire destroys a melamine crockery warehouse on the first floor of a building, S Nesa Plaza, in Old Dhaka’s Chawkbazar on Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021.

  • A fire destroys a melamine crockery warehouse on the first floor of a building, S Nesa Plaza, in Old Dhaka’s Chawkbazar on Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021.

    A fire destroys a melamine crockery warehouse on the first floor of a building, S Nesa Plaza, in Old Dhaka’s Chawkbazar on Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021.