A purple Swamphen, popularly known as Kalim Pakhi, is seen flying over a water body in Keranipara of Rangpur sadar. Locals said a Swamphen flock goes there every year to breed but poachers have been catching the birds and selling them for Tk 500 each. Photo: Shabbosachi Das
Rohingya refugees carry a water tank at Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhia yesterday. Photo: AFP
Exhausted, an elderly woman sits on the street while waiting to buy daily essentials at subsidised prices from a truck of Trading Corporation of Bangladesh (TCB) near the capital’s Jatiya Press Club. The queue of buyers in front of the truck was long and the woman sat down after standing in the line for more than two and a half hours when this photo was taken around 12:30pm yesterday. Photo: Amran Hossain
A train travels on rails that have gone under water after a not so heavy rain near Jurain Rail Gate area in the capital yesterday. Due to poor storm-water drainage, nearly a kilometre of the rail lines were under water. Photo:
Leaders of Dhaka University Chhatra League “sweep away” dirt from the floor near Madhur Canteen on the campus as dozens of BCL men encircle them and take photos and footage yesterday. The “cleanliness campaign” hardly lasted a few minutes.