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Today's Gallery (2021.05.03)

the foot bridge

The foot bridge near the capital’s New Market is teeming with pedestrians, many of whom are stopping to shop for various items such as handbags from makeshift stalls. Although the country is still in the midst of the restrictions imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus, many in this picture are seen without masks yesterday and there is no evidence of social distancing. Photo: Palash Khan

block printing clothes

A man hard at work on block printing clothes at the capital’s New Supermarket. Shoppers visit the stores to get their designs customised by the workers. The price of a block print dress depends on the design and can range from Tk 100 to Tk 500. Photo: Anisur Rahman

covid survived

COVID SURVIVED... Jahanara Begum, 56, is flanked by her daughter and son in front of Dhaka Medical College Hospital’s emergency department as they prepare to go to their Azimpur home yesterday. After testing positive for Covid-19, Jahanara was admitted to DMCH and battled the virus for 18 days, before finally testing negative on Saturday evening. Photo: Anisur Rahman


Plates full of iftar items being organised on a footpath yesterday in the capital’s Lalmatia D-block for distributing among the poor. Voluntary organisation, “Mehomankhana”, has been giving iftar to 1,000-1,200 people every day there. Photo: Amran Hossain

a herd of deer

A herd of deer takes shelter under a tree to protect themselves from the scorching sun at the Bangladesh National Zoo in the capital yesterday. A spell of heat wave continues in the country. Photo: SK Enamul Haq


shoppers in an accessories shop at a nearby market. Photo: Palash Khan