Today's Gallery (2021.08.13)

A man takes a nap and another sits nearby while waiting for free food distributed by police in Paribagh area of the capital yesterday. Unable to endure the sun, many left sandals, as placeholders, in the circles drawn on the street to ensure physical distancing. Photo: Amran Hossain
Syeda, a critical coronavirus patient, on oxygen support inside an ambulance in front of the Dhaka Medical College Hospital around noon yesterday. She was brought there from her home in Keraniganj after her condition worsened earlier in the day. Later, she was admitted to the Covid-19 unit of the hospital. Photo: Rashed Shumon
A huge surge of vehicles is seen on city streets as Covid restrictions are eased. There were traffic congestion at different points in the capital. This photo was captured in Banani Chairmanbari area around 12:30pm yesterday. Photo: Prabir Das
A mother Indian pitta feeding a chick near Nuhash Polli in Gazipur. Usually, this beautiful bird visits Bangladesh in the summer and the females lay two to four eggs. This very mother pitta is taking care of three chicks. Photo: Courtesy of Asker Ibne Firoz
A fine arts student, sitting under a canopy of Chattogram city’s CRB area, is busy with his brushes, finishing a painting that will express his protest against the plan of building a hospital there. PHOTO: RAJIB RAIHAN
It’s not just him many others gathered at the area yesterday, under the banner of “People’s Voice”, to demonstrate by creating works of art. PHOTO: RAJIB RAIHAN
With the lockdown lifted, many have taken the opportunity to get a quick haircut and beard-trim, and these barbers stationed on the footpath in front of the capital’s Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College and Hospital are ready with their scissors. This makeshift barbershop, complete with barber chairs, mirrors and grooming products, are a great choice for those looking for a cheap option. This photo was taken on Wednesday. PHOTO: Palash Khan