Today's Gallery (2021.07.30)

A rickshaw passes the TSC area of Dhaka University amid heavy rain around 1:00pm yesterday. The passengers, with their umbrellas out, are seen trying not to get drenched. Photo: Palash Khan
Ignoring health safety guidelines, a huge number of people board a ferry at Shimulia ferry terminal in Munshiganj to cross the Padma yesterday. Amid the lockdown, ferries are supposed to run on the Shimulia- Banglabazar route to transport vehicles providing emergency services. Photo: Collected
A notice placed in front of the emergency unit of Mugda Medical College and Hospital says all beds in the hospital dedicated to Covid-19 patients, including those needing ICU care, were occupied yesterday. Other public hospitals in the capital are also dealing with a rush of coronavirus patients. Photo: Anisur Rahman
A large-tailed nightjar sitting on a branch in Natore’s Lalpur. As a nocturnal bird, it is rarely seen during the day. When darkness falls, it comes out of their nests and makes a repetitious call which sounds like knocking on wood. Photo: Courtesy of Mosabber Hossain Ribon
The Australia cricket team arrived in Dhaka yesterday to take part in a five-match T20I series against Bangladesh, scheduled to be held between August 3 and 9 at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur. The Australians landed at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport having made their journey from the West Indies. PHOTO: BCB
A man wades through over waist-deep water in Lama-Gajalia Bus Stand area of Bandarban’s Lama upazila yesterday. Low-lying areas of the upazila were inundated after it rained heavily for the last few days, causing public sufferings. Locals said a poor drainage system was mainly to blame. Photo: Sstar