Two workers cooling off in the rain while riding atop a moving pickup on Dhanmondi’s Shat Masjid Road around noon yesterday. Dhaka residents welcomed the day-long downpour that brought much-needed relief from the ongoing heatwave.
Photo: Rashed Shumon
The recent demolition of the decades-old Karatoya bridge in Bogura’s Chelopara has made it difficult for commuters from Gabtali, Shariakandi, and Sonatala upazilas to get to the district town. Some 20,000 people from the three upazilas now use a rickety bamboo bridge, which the Roads and Highways Department put up instead of building a proper alternate route. Photo: Mostafa Shabuj
Vehicles stand still in Rasulpur in Tangail on the Dhaka-Rangpur highway and its service lane yesterday. A couple of road mishaps on the approaches to the Bangabandhu Multipurpose Bridge at both ends caused long tailbacks yesterday morning. Photo: Star
With a train approaching, a man with a bicycle precariously ducks below the lowered gate at the Mohakhali level crossing in the capital. Despite several mishaps, such dangerous movements of people are a common sight in the capital. Photo: Amran Hossain
Activists of Bangladesh Jatiyatabadi Krishak Dal take part in a rally protesting the price hike of essentials and demanding a caretaker government for the next national election yesterday. The photo was taken in Shantinagar area. Photo: Palash Khan