Sitting on a fishing net, Akram, left, plays with his nephew Rihan on the Meghna in Bhola’s Doulatkhan upazila. His father, a fisherman, was mending the net on Saturday afternoon, hours before a 65-day ban on catching fish ended.
Photo: Monir Uddin Anik
Many battery-run easy bikes lined up, along with other vehicles, on Khulna city’s Sher-E-Bangla Road yesterday. According to Khulna City Corporation, around 8,000 legal easy bikes and over 20,000 illegal ones continue to ply the city roads. A lot of electricity is used for charging the batteries of such vehicles, which puts pressure on power supplies amid the ongoing energy crisis. PHOTO: HABIBUR RAHMAN
Shops mushroom dangerously along Dhaka-Narayanganj rail line in the capital’s Jurain. Gatekeepers can hardly lower the barriers for the passage of trains as CNG-run three-wheelers are also parked at the level crossing there, and a road nearby is choked with human hauliers. It all put people in harm’s way but the authorities remain oblivious. The photo was taken recently. Photo: Anisur Rahman
Erosion has hit a 200-metre stretch of the Jamuna riverbank in Sirajganj’s Kazipur upazila. The Water Development Board is dumping sand-filled bags in the area to reduce the damages. The photo was taken on Friday. Photo: Collected