Today's Gallery (2024.04.16)

The Mangal Shobhajatra in front of Dhaka University’s Institution of Fine Arts on Pahela Baishakh, the first day of the Bangla New Year 1431. People of all ages adorned in Baishakhi clothes joined the procession calling for a safe and peaceful world. Photo: Anisur Rahman
People started returning to Dhaka in droves after celebrating Eid and Pahela Baishakh with their near and dear ones. The photo shows people getting off Jamalpur Commuter at the Kamalapur Railway Station around 12:40pm yesterday. Trains reaching Dhaka from across the country were packed with passengers. Some even travelled on the roofs of carriages risking their lives. Photo: Prabir Das
Captivated by the beauty of the two giraffes, visitors at the capital’s zoo gather around their enclosure to cherish the moment on the second day of Eid. While the streets were comparatively empty this holiday season, many who stayed behind were engaging in lively conversations and capturing memories with friends and family at the zoo, one of the few recreational places open to the public in Dhaka. Photo: Prabir Das
Hand fans made from palm leaves are on sale on a rickshaw van in Dhaka’s Kamrangirchar yesterday. The fans were selling for Tk 50 to Tk 100 each, depending on size and quality. The sale of hand fans has picked up as many areas experience power cuts during the summer. Photo: Amran Hossain
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her younger sister Sheikh Rehana at the Gono Bhaban on Eid day. Hasina exchanged Eid greetings with citizens, including judges, political party leaders, and activists. Photo: PID
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