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Today's Gallery (2020.05.19)


Vehicles clog a street in Azompur area of the capital’s Uttara yesterday, amid a nationwide shutdown enforced to fight the Covid-19 outbreak. Amid little or no monitoring by the authorities concerned, such scenes on the city roads have become common now. Photo: Anisur Rahman

waiting for covid-19 test

Monir Hossain, an ambulance driver, sits on a stretcher on the pavement in front of the BSMMU as dawn breaks. He was waiting for his turn to be tested for coronavirus at the hospital. The man from Jatrabari said he went to Shahbagh on Sunday noon after people from his locality threatened to drive him out of the area if he failed to show them his Covid-19 test report. Photo: Anisur Rahman

harvest paddy

Farmers hurriedly harvest paddy in a field in Jhalakathi’s Kandargati village yesterday, fearing that the crops may be destroyed by approaching Amphan, a cyclonic storm. Photo: Titu Das