Ten-month-old Tanjid was admitted to icddr,b on an emergency basis early yesterday as he has been suffering from diarrhoea for over seven days. His mother, Nahar, who is feeding him medicine, has also been suffering from the disease for two days now. The number of diarrhoea patients in the city hospital has been increasing every day for over a month. PHOTO: PRABIR DAS
The mindless dumping of solid and liquid wastes has turned the Turag, like other rivers surrounding the capital, jet black. The rivers have been victims to various forms of pollution for decades. The photo was taken on the Bosila Bridge in the capital yesterday noon.
Photo: Rashed Shumon
Ignoring the oncoming traffic, a group of people callously crossing a street near the capital’s Mirpur-1 intersection even though there is a footbridge only a few yards away. The photo was taken yesterday.
Photo: Palash Khan
CNG drivers wait in line at a gas station in the capital’s Shewrapara yesterday afternoon. Due to Ramadan timings and the low pressure of gas, the drivers say they have to wait three to four hours to refuel their vehicles. This slashes their running time as vehicle owners give them a certain number of hours per day. PHOTO: ANISUR RAHMAN