MOTHER AND CHILD REUNION ... An overjoyed mother, Shirin, embraces her equally delighted son, Shanto, at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport in the capital yesterday. The mother and son were reunited after two and a half years. Shirin left home and spent those years in Saudi Arabia working to help pay for Shanto’s treatment for kidney and liver diseases. Photo:
Hundreds of goods trucks blocking both sides of the road at Tejgaon in the capital yesterday. Bangladesh Covered-Van, Truck, Prime Mover Goods Transportation Owners Association and Bangladesh Truck Drivers Workers Federation had called a 72-hour strike from Tuesday to press home their 15-point demand. The strike was called off yesterday afternoon. Photo: Amran Hossain
For the first time in the country, a leopard cat has given birth to three kittens at the Chattogram zoo. Mostly due to an unsafe and unfavourable habitat, and being confined, this breed of cats do not want to mate or give birth. The photo was taken yesterday.
Most of the Bir Muktijoddha Sohrab Hossain Bridge over Gajikhali river in Manikganj’s Singair upazila lies submerged after it gave way to fierce floods in recent months. Due to this, the communications between the upazila and Dhaka’s Dhamrai remains snapped. The photo was taken yesterday.