Today's Gallery (2021.07.24)

Army and police personnel inspect city dwellers who have ventured out near the capital’s Bangshal yesterday. On the first day of a “strict lockdown” to curb the spread of Covid-19, law enforcers all over the capital were making sure that none were leaving home without valid reasons. Photo: Prabir Das
Japan’s tennis sensation Naomi Osaka lights the Olympic cauldron with the torch at the opening ceremony of Tokyo 2020 yesterday. The Games were declared open in an eerily empty stadium after defying a year’s pandemic delay and lingering coronavirus threats. Photo: Reuters