Firefighters and locals trying to douse a fire that broke out in a launch at Sadarghat terminal in the capital yesterday morning. No casualties were reported. Launch staffers said the fire might have originated from the air-conditioning unit of a cabin. Photo: Amran Hossain
This 160-foot-long national flag was created by the Upazila Parishad in Dhunat, Bogura, using the effects of light on water in a pond to celebrate the Independence Day. Photo: Collected
A group of porters unloading watermelons from a boat in the capital’s Sadarghat. Traders purchase every 100 watermelons for Tk 17,000 from the vessel. This thirst-quenching fruit is always in demand during the peak of summer.
Photo: Rashed Shumon
A young man holds on to a cyclist as they try to cross a street with heavy vehicles whooshing by in front of the Matsya Bhaban in the capital yesterday. Traffic police tried to stop them but in vain.
Photo: Prabir Das