A woman paying the coronavirus test fee from outside the gate of Mugda General Hospital in the capital yesterday. The government started charging people for the tests since Sunday despite the risks of deterring poor people from getting tested.
Photo: Amran Hossain
a flood protection embankment
The swelling Jamuna devouring a flood protection embankment at Shubhogachha village in Sirajganj’s Kazipur upazila yesterday. People who live near the embankment have started dismantling their homes and moving elsewhere fearing that they would be marooned or their homes destroyed. Photo:
Ahmed Humayun Kabir Topu
the scorching midday sun
The scorching midday sun is not enough to keep the young men from playing football on Kuakata beach that reopened yesterday after over three months. More tourists will gradually throng the beach, local business poeple hope. Photo: Titu Das