A distraught Monir Mia looks at his Boro paddy ruined by a second spell of floods in Sylhet’s Gowainghat upazila. He had harvested his half-ripe paddy, which went under water last month, and stored it on a nearby road. But the second bout completely destroyed his produce. The photo was taken in Mritimahal area yesterday.
Photo: Sheikh Nasir
A man tends to his cow, which he expects would fetch him around Tk 25 lakh, at the capital’s Gabtoli cattle market, ahead of Eid-Ul-Azha. Farmers put up their prized livestock for sale during this time, hoping to get a good return of their investment and year-long labour. The photo was taken yesterday. PHOTO: PALASH KHAN
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her son Sajeeb Wazed pose for a selfie being taken by her daughter Saima Wazed on the Padma Bridge yesterday on their way to Gopalganj’s Tungipara. This was the PM’s first visit to her ancestral home via the recently inaugurated bridge. Photo: PID
At least three battery-powered auto-rickshaws run against traffic on the Dhaka-Aricha Highway near Savar’s Hemayetpur. Vehicles on the wrong way, a deliberate traffic violation, is one of the major causes of road accidents across the country. The photo was taken yesterday. PHOTO: PRABIR DAS
Palash, a cattle rancher, spraying water on his bull, worth Tk 15 lakh, in the capital’s Gabtoli cattle market. Ahead of Eid-Ul-Azha, many farm animals are brought to the markets for sale and most of them suffer in the heat and chaos. Owners try to take their own measures to ensure the animals’ comfort. The photo was taken yesterday. PHOTO: PALASH KHAN