While the city already faces intense traffic jams due to the reopening of schools, students of different institutions blocked Mirpur Road near the Science Laboratory intersection yesterday, demanding half fare for them in buses, creating a huge tailback. This photo was taken around 12:30pm. Photo: Prabir Das
Failing to get water from Dhaka Wasa, residents of Trimohoni Purbara area in the capital’s Khilgaon took it upon themselves to arrange water by installing deep tube-wells. Around 150 households have to pay Tk 1.50 lakh every month for electricity needed to run the pumps and maintenance. The meters, in the photo taken yesterday, show how much water each house uses. PHOTO: ANISUR RAHMAN
Bangladesh all-rounder Mehedi Hasan Miraz’s excitement knew no bounds as he had South Africa’s Keegan Petersen run out with a direct hit from point during the first day of the first Test at Kingsmead in Durban yesterday. South Africa, however, finished strongly as they scored 233 for four in 76.5 overs before play was stopped early due to bad light.
Two river lapwings playing on the Dharla river bank in Kurigram. It is infrequently seen on the river banks and near water bodies. This bird feeds mostly on worms and insects living in sand or mud.
Photo Courtesy: Tuhin Wadud