A collapsed Bailey bridge over the Changi river in Mahalchhari upazila of Khagrachhari. Part of a submerged stone-laden truck, which was on the bridge when it collapsed, is also seen. One of five labourers travelling on the vehicle drowned. Photo: Collected
A pedestrian tries to squeeze through a narrow opening in the iron fence to get onto the footpath at Farmgate in Dhaka yesterday, while some others wait their turn to use the same opening to get on the road. Photo:
It's forbidden for vehicles to park on bridges. Yet about 100 trucks remain parked on the Tukerbazar Bridge in Sylhet Sadar Upazila from morning till evening every day. Locals alleged the authorities turn a blind eye although moving vehicles and locals face difficulties to use this busy bridge. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Nasir Sheikh
Indian police baton-charge Kashmiri Shia Muslims as devotees defy during restrictions imposed on a Muharram procession in Srinagar yesterday. Indian authorities yesterday imposed restrictions on movement in parts of Srinagar to curtail planned Muharram processions. Photo: AFP
North South University (NSU) has been awarded “Superbrands” in the category of higher education in Bangladesh. Benajir Ahmed, Member, Board of Trustees, and Dr. Gias U. Ahsan, Pro-VC (Designate), NSU received the award recently at an event.
With a live wire over his shoulder, a boy aged around eight holds a bulb while a man repairs a motorcycle at a garage in the capital's College Gate area. Like him, thousands of children across the country have to do such hazardous work every day without any safety gears to earn a living. The photo was taken a couple of days ago. Photo: Prabir Das