26 August, 2021

  • Labourers crowd the back of a pickup truck on Thursday, August 26, 2021, on their way to set up a Titas Gas prepaid metre in Nakhalpara. Despite the coronavirus pandemic, they don’t seem to be following health protocols. Many of them don’t even have masks. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Labourers crowd the back of a pickup truck on Thursday, August 26, 2021, on their way to set up a Titas Gas prepaid metre in Nakhalpara. Despite the coronavirus pandemic, they don’t seem to be following health protocols. Many of them don’t even have masks. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The daily death toll from the coronavirus in Bangladesh is still over a hundred. Though the government has lifted the nationwide lockdown, people have been instructed to follow health protocols. But labourers are crowding the back of a pickup truck on Thursday, August 26, 2021, on their way to set up a Titas Gas prepaid metre in Nakhalpara. Many of them aren’t even wearing masks. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The daily death toll from the coronavirus in Bangladesh is still over a hundred. Though the government has lifted the nationwide lockdown, people have been instructed to follow health protocols. But labourers are crowding the back of a pickup truck on Thursday, August 26, 2021, on their way to set up a Titas Gas prepaid metre in Nakhalpara. Many of them aren’t even wearing masks. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • The daily death toll from the coronavirus in Bangladesh is still over a hundred. Though the government has lifted the nationwide lockdown, people have been instructed to follow health protocols. But labourers are crowding the back of a pickup truck on Thursday, August 26, 2021, on their way to set up a Titas Gas prepaid metre in Nakhalpara. Many of them aren’t even wearing masks. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    The daily death toll from the coronavirus in Bangladesh is still over a hundred. Though the government has lifted the nationwide lockdown, people have been instructed to follow health protocols. But labourers are crowding the back of a pickup truck on Thursday, August 26, 2021, on their way to set up a Titas Gas prepaid metre in Nakhalpara. Many of them aren’t even wearing masks. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Two people try to board a bus in the middle of the road in Dhaka’s Asadgate on Thursday, August 26, 2021, while two people try to cross the road in front of it. The casual neglect of proper road safety can lead to dangerous accidents. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Two people try to board a bus in the middle of the road in Dhaka’s Asadgate on Thursday, August 26, 2021, while two people try to cross the road in front of it. The casual neglect of proper road safety can lead to dangerous accidents. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Passengers take risks to board and disembark from buses in the middle of the road on Thursday, August 26, 2021 in Dhaka’s Asadgate area. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Passengers take risks to board and disembark from buses in the middle of the road on Thursday, August 26, 2021 in Dhaka’s Asadgate area. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Passengers take risks to board and disembark from buses in the middle of the road on Thursday, August 26, 2021 in Dhaka’s Asadgate area. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Passengers take risks to board and disembark from buses in the middle of the road on Thursday, August 26, 2021 in Dhaka’s Asadgate area. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Passengers take risks to board and disembark from buses in the middle of the road on Thursday, August 26, 2021 in Dhaka’s Asadgate area. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Passengers take risks to board and disembark from buses in the middle of the road on Thursday, August 26, 2021 in Dhaka’s Asadgate area. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Dark fumes of smoke are emitted by buses on Dhaka’s streets on Thursday, August 26, 2021, and pollute the air. No action is taken to prevent this harm to the environment. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Dark fumes of smoke are emitted by buses on Dhaka’s streets on Thursday, August 26, 2021, and pollute the air. No action is taken to prevent this harm to the environment. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

  • Dark fumes of smoke are emitted by buses on Dhaka’s streets on Thursday, August 26, 2021, and pollute the air. No action is taken to prevent this harm to the environment. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove

    Dark fumes of smoke are emitted by buses on Dhaka’s streets on Thursday, August 26, 2021, and pollute the air. No action is taken to prevent this harm to the environment. Photo: Asif Mahmud Ove