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Today's Gallery (2018.10.09)


Schoolchildren are made to line up to accord a reception to Abu Sayeed Al Mahmood Swapon, Awami League lawmaker from Jaipurhat-2, as he arrives to inaugurate a health centre in Panchbibi municipal area yesterday. An education ministry circular, issued in 2014, prohibits lining up of primary school students on streets to welcome any public representative. Photo: Collected


Scrap dealers carrying CNG-run auto-rickshaw parts they bought for Tk 2,500-3,500 a kg from a place near Bangladesh Road Transport Authority office in Chittagong's Baluchar Natun Para on Sunday. The scraps will be recycled and used in aluminium and steel factories. The BRTA destroyed the auto-rickshaws as their lifespan expired. Photo: Rajib Raihan


Two dealers loading scraps onto a truck. Photo: Rajib Raihan

Banani puja mandap

Gulshan-Banani Sarbojanin Puja Foundation organised a cultural programme at the Banani puja mandap yesterday morning on the occasion of Mahalaya, which marks the advent of Durga Puja. Photo: Collected


A fisherman casts a net on the river Buriganga, near Kamrangir Char on the outskirts of Dhaka. The pollution on this part of the river appears to have come down considerably, making it habitable for fish. Photo: Prabir Das