This dual-carriageway, connecting Foujdarhat and Bayezid in Chattogram, was built cutting part of a hill. A large chunk of earth recently fell on the road and the authorities, deeming it unsafe, have closed off one side of the road at Jangal-Salimpur and set up contraflow on the other side. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Rajib Raihan
Ignoring health guidelines, a large number of people gather at the gate of Ideal School and College in the capital’s Mugda to receive their second dose of Moderna Covid-19 vaccine. The photo was taken yesterday.
The New Zealand cricket team arrived in Dhaka yesterday to play a five-match T20I series against Bangladesh starting from September 1. The Kiwis, who are touring the country for the first time since being whitewashed in a three-match ODI series in 2013, went straight into quarantine at a city hotel ahead of the start of practice in Mirpur from August 27.
PHOTO: FIROZ AHMED
Around half a million Rohingya children in refugee camps in Bangladesh do not have any access to formal education. Only around 1,45,000 of them attend 1,600 learning centres where they get access to only pre-primary and primary level education. Photo: Yassin Abdu Monab
A student delivering his lessons at a makeshift school in the Rohingya camp. Photo: Reuters