17 December, 2021

  • It is a punishable offence to catch wild birds in Bangladesh, but caged birds are often sold on the streets of Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ove

    It is a punishable offence to catch wild birds in Bangladesh, but caged birds are often sold on the streets of Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ove

  • It is a punishable offence to catch wild birds in Bangladesh, but caged birds are often sold on the streets of Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ove

    It is a punishable offence to catch wild birds in Bangladesh, but caged birds are often sold on the streets of Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ove

  • It is a punishable offence to catch wild birds in Bangladesh, but caged birds are often sold on the streets of Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ove

    It is a punishable offence to catch wild birds in Bangladesh, but caged birds are often sold on the streets of Dhaka. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ove

  • Scores of people throng the Cox’s Bazar beach on Friday, Dec 17, 2021, amid the three-day vacation, including Victory Day.

    Scores of people throng the Cox’s Bazar beach on Friday, Dec 17, 2021, amid the three-day vacation, including Victory Day.

  • The Bangladesh Teachers' Association stages a human chain protest in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka on Friday, Dec 17, 2021, demanding the nationalisation of MPO-listed non-government educational institutions. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    The Bangladesh Teachers' Association stages a human chain protest in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka on Friday, Dec 17, 2021, demanding the nationalisation of MPO-listed non-government educational institutions. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Ovibashi Karmi Unnayan Programme, a community-based organisation for migrants, holds a rally in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka ahead of International Migrants Day on Friday, Dec 17, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Ovibashi Karmi Unnayan Programme, a community-based organisation for migrants, holds a rally in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka ahead of International Migrants Day on Friday, Dec 17, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Ovibashi Karmi Unnayan Programme, a community-based organisation for migrants, holds a rally in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka ahead of International Migrants Day on Friday, Dec 17, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Ovibashi Karmi Unnayan Programme, a community-based organisation for migrants, holds a rally in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka ahead of International Migrants Day on Friday, Dec 17, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Bangladesh Nari Sramik Kendra holds a rally in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka ahead of International Migrants Day on Friday, Dec 17, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Bangladesh Nari Sramik Kendra holds a rally in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka ahead of International Migrants Day on Friday, Dec 17, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Bangladesh Nari Sramik Kendra holds a rally in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka ahead of International Migrants Day on Friday, Dec 17, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Bangladesh Nari Sramik Kendra holds a rally in front of the National Press Club in Dhaka ahead of International Migrants Day on Friday, Dec 17, 2021. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Dhaka University Vice Chancellor Prof Md Akhtaruzzaman visits an exam centre as students take the entrance test to the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) of Dhaka University on Friday, Dec 17, 2021.

    Dhaka University Vice Chancellor Prof Md Akhtaruzzaman visits an exam centre as students take the entrance test to the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) of Dhaka University on Friday, Dec 17, 2021.