From fake flowers and fruits to looking glasses and shiny discs -- Jahangir Hossain has decorated this rickshaw to his heart’s content. He comes to Dhaka from Narayanganj every morning to earn a living. A well decorated rickshaw attracts more passengers, helping him take home around Tk 700 every day, said Jahangir. The photo was taken recently in Dhanmondi. Photo: ANISUR RAHMAN
A group of Dhaka University students are on a mission to help those who are most struggling during the coronavirus outbreak. They are raising funds through donations and distributing daily essentials among impoverished people.
When deserted roads have become a common sight with the nationwide shutdown in force to prevent the spread of Covid-19, a gathering of a few hundred people elbowing each other is what caught our correspondent’s eye outside the Bandar Police Station in Chattogram.
As the coronavirus crisis drags on, spread of misinformation on the internet just doesn’t seem to stop. Despite strict government directives against it, the misinformation “virus” keeps going viral on social media. However, a novel attempt to stop it came to light on Tuesday.