Mustard oil is being poured into a barrel from a grinder in Borodi area of Sonargaon, Narayanganj. Retailers buy the oil from such millers for Tk 180 a litre in bulk. Extractors of mustard oil, which is pricier than soybean oil, used to enjoy a niche market. But it is becoming increasingly popular, especially among the people who consider it as a healthier choice. Photo: Anisur Rahman
A frog, popularly known as Kulabang, spotted in the City Gate area of Chattogram after yesterday’s downpour. Though this frog is seen in rural areas, it is not that common in urban areas.
Photo: Rajib Raihan
City dwellers with their children gather at the Hatirjheel lake on Wednesday, the last day of the Eid holidays. Children are seen having a good time. There are only a few children-friendly parks and recreation spots in the capital and most of the good ones are pay-to-use. Photo: Anisur Rahman
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her younger sister Sheikh Rehana offer prayers at the graves of their martyred family members at Banani Graveyard in the capital on Wednesday, a day after Eid. Photo: PID
Only a handful of vehicles are seen in Motijheel area in the capital yesterday. As the Eid spirit has not yet died down, even on the first day after the holidays, Dhaka seemed to be comparatively empty and traffic-free. Photo: Palash Khan
Small boats used by people to commute across the Buriganga are moored in the capital’s Dkkhin Keraniganj as the city was still relatively empty yesterday after the Eid holidays. Much larger boats that bring in people from other districts are docked at Sadarghat Launch Terminal on the other side of the river. Photo: Anisur Rahman
As the holidays have come to an end, those who went to their village homes are coming back to the capital. And so, the now quiet Dhaka will once again be bustling with people. This photo was taken yesterday from Kamalapur Railway Station. Photo: Amran Hossain