A flock of whimbrels pictured mid-flight in the Sundarbans. Widely found in the coastal and mangrove regions, the large shore bird has a crescent-shaped bill, which is why its genus name is Numenius or “new moon” in Greek.
Photo: Ala Uddin Mohammad
PRIDE AND TEARS ... Holding a photo of her son Mainuddin Islam, Rashida Begum cries her heart out after his SSC results came out yesterday. Mainuddin was killed by a recklessly driven bus in the capital’s Rampura on November 29, just two days after the exams ended. His results show he scored GPA 4.7.
Photo: Anisur Rahman
Workers of Khalishpur Jute Mill lining up at the sub-post office in Khulna’s Khalishpur area to mail letters to the prime minister yesterday. In the letters, the workers asked for her intervention so that they get their arrears and other dues accumulated between 2015 and 2020, and their jute mill reopens. Photo: