Today's Gallery (2021.08.20)

Relatives take Nasir Uddin, a critical Covid-19 patient, to the coronavirus unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital yesterday morning after he was brought there in an ambulance from his home in Munshiganj. He was given oxygen support as he was experiencing difficulties in breathing. Photo: Rashed Shumon
Nature Quest: A great egret, locally known as boro baga, sitting on a branch in Rangpur’s Pirgachha upazila. It is the breeding season for the bird. This large heron, which is seen across the country, builds nests on trees close to water. It mainly lives on fish, frogs and small mammals. Photo: Courtesy of Tuhin Wadud
A battery-run rickshaw is running dangerously in front of a bus on the Dhaka-Chattogram highway. Defying a ban, slow-moving vehicles like this rickshaw and other three-wheelers get in the way of fast-moving vehicles on the highway regularly. The photo was taken near Kanchpur Bridge in Narayanganj recently. Photo: Sk Enamul Haq