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Today's Gallery (2020.07.10)

phulkuri kindergarten

Even a few months ago, the yard of Phulkuri Kindergarten and High School in the capital’s Basila used to buzz with children playing. But the pandemic has changed everything. The school has remained closed since March, the owner has run out of money and can no longer pay the teachers and make rent. Recently, he has decided to sell the school along with all the furniture to repay bank loans. Photo: Rashed Shumon


Many cobblers sit idle and call customers for polishes at the capital’s Mirpur-1. There has been a drop in people’s movement on roads due to the pandemic, hitting their income badly. Earlier, a cobbler earned Tk 600-800 a day, but now they barely make Tk 100, some of them said. The photo was taken recently. Photo: Palash Khan

phulkuri kindergarten

A notice in this regard next to the school gate. Photo: Rashed Shumon

kathalbari matbarchar area

A vessel near a bridge in the Padma in Kathalbari Matbarchar area of Madaripur. No vessel can go under the bridge now that the water level of the river has risen. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Anisur Rahman

nature quest

A hoopoe, which is distinctive for its “crown” of feathers, spotted at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur. This bird having barred black-and-white wings and tail is found across Asia, Africa, and Europe. It lives on different kinds of insects. Photo: Firoz Ahmed

motorbikes stand crowded

Motorbikes stand crowded at a red light in the capital’s Bijoy Sarani intersection, with little care for social distancing. Although two-wheeled ridesharing services have remained suspended since the Covid-19 outbreak due to health concerns, most riders are seen carrying a pillion passenger. The photo was taken yesterday. PHOTO: PRABIR DAS

rickshaws parked

Rickshaws are not supposed to be on the Postogola bridge, but there’s little regard for these rules as tens of rickshaws remain parked in a row on the bridge. The photo was taken yesterday. PHOTO: AMRAN HOSSAIN

streetside stalls

Passers-by gather around the streetside stalls at Bangabandhu Avenue in the capital yesterday, looking for a bargain. The hawkers recently reopened their stalls occupying a part of the road, after a long closure. PHOTO: AMRAN HOSSAIN