Today's Gallery (2021.08.27)

A gateman raises a red flag to signal an oncoming train to stop after vehicles got stuck in jam right on the lines at the Moghbazar Level Crossing in the capital around 11:30am yesterday. The gateman ran yards ahead to make sure the train driver saw him and stopped. The train eventually crossed the area after the vehicles passed. Photo: Prabir Das
A crimson sunbird collecting nectar from a firebush, also known as Hamelia patens, in Mymensingh Agricultural University’s Botanical Garden. This tiny beautiful bird needs this type of small flowery trees full of nectar to survive. Photo: courtesy of Asker Ibne Firoz
A mother and her child take shelter from the rain under a piece of polythene sheet on a pavement on the capital’s Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue yesterday. Many, especially the homeless, have been caught out by rain over the last few days. Photo: Palash Khan
Without maintaining physical distancing, people stand in queues in front of a truck of Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) to buy daily necessities at subsidised prices. The photo was taken in the capital’s Azimpur area yesterday. Photo: Rashed Shumon