January 14, 2022

  • An egret scours the polluted waters of Hatirjheel for fish. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    An egret scours the polluted waters of Hatirjheel for fish. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • An egret scours the polluted waters of Hatirjheel for fish. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    An egret scours the polluted waters of Hatirjheel for fish. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Members of Garments Sramik Sanghati form a human chain outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Friday, Jan 14, 2022, demanding the review of the wage structure for apparel workers. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

    Members of Garments Sramik Sanghati form a human chain outside the National Press Club in Dhaka on Friday, Jan 14, 2022, demanding the review of the wage structure for apparel workers. Photo: Kazi Salahuddin Razu

  • Construction work of a boundary wall and digital walkway is underway at Kamrangirchar’s Tulaghat area as part of keeping either bank of rivers surrounding Dhaka free from illegal occupants.

    Construction work of a boundary wall and digital walkway is underway at Kamrangirchar’s Tulaghat area as part of keeping either bank of rivers surrounding Dhaka free from illegal occupants.

  • COVID cases are surging across the country with the highly-contagious omicron variant on the loose. The government has mandated masks and other health regulations for all, yet many students who arrived for Holy Cross entrance exams with their parents were in flagrant violation of the rules. Photo taken on Friday, Jan 14, 2022.

    COVID cases are surging across the country with the highly-contagious omicron variant on the loose. The government has mandated masks and other health regulations for all, yet many students who arrived for Holy Cross entrance exams with their parents were in flagrant violation of the rules. Photo taken on Friday, Jan 14, 2022.

  • COVID cases are surging across the country with the highly-contagious omicron variant on the loose. The government has mandated masks and other health regulations for all, yet many students who arrived for Holy Cross entrance exams with their parents were in flagrant violation of the rules. Photo taken on Friday, Jan 14, 2022.

    COVID cases are surging across the country with the highly-contagious omicron variant on the loose. The government has mandated masks and other health regulations for all, yet many students who arrived for Holy Cross entrance exams with their parents were in flagrant violation of the rules. Photo taken on Friday, Jan 14, 2022.

  • COVID cases are surging across the country with the highly-contagious omicron variant on the loose. The government has mandated masks and other health regulations for all, yet many students who arrived for Holy Cross entrance exams with their parents were in flagrant violation of the rules. Photo taken on Friday, Jan 14, 2022.

    COVID cases are surging across the country with the highly-contagious omicron variant on the loose. The government has mandated masks and other health regulations for all, yet many students who arrived for Holy Cross entrance exams with their parents were in flagrant violation of the rules. Photo taken on Friday, Jan 14, 2022.

  • Influential locals have built rickshaw garages occupying footpaths at Tejgaon Industrial Zone, forcing pedestrians to walk on the streets in the area. Photo taken on Friday, Jan 14, 2022.

    Influential locals have built rickshaw garages occupying footpaths at Tejgaon Industrial Zone, forcing pedestrians to walk on the streets in the area. Photo taken on Friday, Jan 14, 2022.

  • The sluggish renovation of Dhaka Gulshan Link Road is a constant pain for pedestrians while the dust from the site causes a winter of misery for the locals. Photo taken on Friday, Jan 14, 2022.

    The sluggish renovation of Dhaka Gulshan Link Road is a constant pain for pedestrians while the dust from the site causes a winter of misery for the locals. Photo taken on Friday, Jan 14, 2022.