Today's Gallery (2020.05.22) | The Daily Star

Today's Gallery (2020.05.22)

ashulia highway

Police stop vehicles on Ashulia Highway near Ashulia Bazar on the outskirts of the capital around 11:00am yesterday, amid a nationwide shutdown enforced to contain the spread of novel coronavirus. The law enforcers sent back anyone who failed to come up with a valid reason for leaving the city. Many seeking to travel to their village home to spend Eid with their families had to go back. Photo: Palash Khan

cyclone amphan

Submerged vehicles are seen in a flooded alleyway after the landfall of Cyclone Amphan in Kolkata, yesterday. India and Bangladesh began a massive clean-up yesterday after the fiercest cyclone since 1999 killed at least 84 people, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. Photo: AFP

Hungry and helpless

Hungry and helpless, a woman and her grandson sit on a traffic police island in the capital’s Arambagh area around 2:00pm yesterday. The woman’s daughter and mother of the boy had gone to a nearby residential area in search of food. The ongoing shutdown since March 26, imposed to curb the spread of novel coronavirus, has left millions like them in dire straits. Photo:Firoz Ahmed

common myna

Nature Quest: A common myna walks on a surface, covered in Krishnachura, on the Dhaka University campus yesterday. The flowers fell off trees due to strong wind after Amphan made landfall. Photo: Sk Enamul Haq