Two firefighters trying to douse a fire that broke out in a cotton warehouse of Unitax Group in Sitakunda’s Chhoto Kumira area on Saturday. After nearly 25 hours, the firefighters could tame the blaze around 4:50pm yesterday. About 2,700 tonnes of cotton stored there was destroyed. The photo was taken around 1:00pm yesterday.
Photo: Rajib Raihan
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Anne-Marie Trevelyan, minister of state for foreign affairs of the UK, met at the Gono Bhaban yesterday.
The state of the Buriganga in the capital’s Basila area is so poor that the water has turned pitch black. The water has become so polluted that every vessel leaves a thick foam in its wake. The photo was taken on Saturday. Photo: Rashed Shumon