TOP SHOTS (13 August 2023)

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A couple of Shamukkhol (openbill stork) roam in search of food on a plot of farmland. Photo taken from Chilarjhar area in the suburb of Rangpur on 13 August.
Mainul Islam
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Following announcements from the district administration, cleanliness drives to prevent dengue have started in every government and private organisation in Sylhet from the morning at their own initiative. The photo of a fogger machine being used to create smoke is taken from deputy commissioner’s office area in Sylhet on 13 August.
Anis Mahmud
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Rows of pigeons perched on power distribution lines beside a Chatal (paddy husking and grinding yard). Every day, they come in clusters like this to feed at the Chatal. Photo taken from Sararchar area in Bajitpur, Kishoreganj on 13 August.
Tafsilul Aziz
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Anjali Rani Das sells enclosures made for chickens moving from one street to another. Based on the size, each of them is sold for Tk 60-100. Photo taken from Durgapur area in Cumilla Sadar upazila on 13 August.
M Sadek
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Zakir Hossain, a resident of Fulbaria in Dinajpur, has cultivated desert dates. Photo taken from Dhaka Mor of the upazila on 13 August.
Prothom Alo
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Cowsheds have been created on the Chars of Jamuna river to rear cows and sheep there. Photo taken from Khepirpara Char area in Sariakandi, Bogura on 13 August.
Soyel Rana
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As the flood water keeps receding, different types of fish are getting netted. So, local residents have got down to fishing in groups with hand nets. Photo taken from Noyakhal area in Satkania, Chattogram on 13 August.
Mamun Muhammad
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After collecting fuel metrials, a pair of women returns home on a boat crossing the Padma river. Photo taken from Goldangi area in North Channel union, Sadar upazila, Faridpur on 12 August.
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At this season of monsoon, all the rivers, canals, lakes and ponds are filled with different types of fish, which are caught using various traps. Fishermen return with fishing traps and other equipment from markets on a trawler. Photo taken from Mugarchar area in Sonargaon, Narayanganj on 13 August.
Dinar Mahmud