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Today's Gallery (2020.05.15)


Indian Pitta spotted in Chakjora village of Bogura’s Shahjahanpur upazila on May 12. The colourful bird migrates to Bangladesh during summer to breed. It is usually shy and remains hidden in the undergrowth where it picks insects, mainly earthworms. Photo: Mostafa Shabuj

covid-19 patient

With a cannula of an oxygen tank inserted into his nostrils, Covid-19 patient Mostafa Jamal Uddin walks out of Dhaka Medical College Hospital’s corona unit as his son Mostafa Zahir Uddin wheels the oxygen cylinder. Zahir said after the condition of his 65-year-old father worsened yesterday, he was taken to different hospitals, including the DMCH, but he did not get admission in any of them. Photo: Anisur Rahman


the father and the son wait inside an ambulance which they hired to go to another hospital., Photo: Anisur Rahman


Pickups carrying makeshift disinfection tunnels on Dhaka University campus yesterday. The demand for such tunnels has increased after the coronavirus outbreak. Experts, however, have warned against the effects the chemicals used in the tunnel have on human skin. Photo: Anisur Rahman

they play joyfully

When the entire city is worried and nervous about the coronavirus onslaught, these street children seem not to care the least. They play joyfully in the fountain at Bijoy Sarani intersection in the capital as the temperature was high yesterday. Photo: Rashed Shumon

vehicles clog a street.

Vehicles clog a street in Customs intersection area of Chattogram city yesterday noon. Despite the ongoing shutdown, the presence of vehicles on streets in the port city has increased in the last couple of days, due to a lack of monitoring by the authorities. Photo: Rajib Raihan