A trader brings live chicken to the capital from Savar by a battery-run rickshaw via the busy Dhaka-Aricha highway yesterday. Such slow-moving vehicles are banned on the highway but the authorities concerned seem unable to properly enforce it.
Photo: Palash Khan
RESILIENCE ... Farmers along with their family members try to salvage as many peanuts as they can at a crop field in Burdeo Haor of Sylhet’s Companiganj upazila yesterday. Flash floods inundated several hundred hectares of cropland in the region over the last few days. Photo: Sheikh Nasir
A man prints blocks on a piece of cloth while a woman watches in the capital’s New Market yesterday. As people were not able to properly celebrate Eid throughout the pandemic, this one holds special value for customers and traders alike. Tailors, designers and sellers are working twice as hard to cater to the growing demands as they expect their biggest sales since 2020. PHOTO: ANISUR RAHMAN
A man harvests honey in the Sundarbans recently after the forest department permitted honey collection between March 15 and May 30. Of myriad varieties of honey, those extracted from Kolshi and Goral flowers are most sought-after in the country. PHOTO: HABIBUR RAHMAN