Today's Gallery (2021.04.22)

Unsold goods and other possessions of street vendors covered in plastic sheets are left on the footpath in front of Baitul Mukarram mosque in the capital. Coronavirus restrictions have forced the vendors, who usually enjoy brisk trade in Ramadan, to leave their shops like this. Photo: Rashed Shumon
With the sweltering summer sun bearing down on them, children in Barishal leap into the Kirtankhola river, from a goods-laden trawler, for a sweet relief from extreme heat. The photo was taken in the district’s Polashpur area yesterday. Photo: Titu Das
Farmers of Kirtankhola haor in Netrakona’s Khailiajuri upazila are overjoyed harvesting over 60 percent of the paddy they grew. The Brri Dhan-28, which these farmers had cultivated, is a Boro variant that can be cut and collected earlier than most other variants. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Collected
Bangladesh batsman Najmul Hossain celebrates his maiden Test hundred at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Kandy yesterday. The Tigers capitalised on batting-friendly conditions on the opening day of the first Test against Sri Lanka. Najmul was unbeaten on 126 while captain Mominul Haque was not out on 64 as Bangladesh ended the day on 302 for 2. Photo: AFP