Today's Gallery (2019.07.24) | The Daily Star

Today's Gallery (2019.07.24)

Photo of the day

Increasing levels of pollution in Dhaka makes it ever more dangerous to consume pre-cut fruit kept in the open, yet hog plums (amra) remain a popular choice for people on the go. The photo was taken yesterday from Bangla Motor area. Photo: Prabir Das

banned polythene seizes

The Department of Environment in Barishal seizes around 3 tonnes of banned polythene being loaded in a Dhaka-bound truck from in front of a warehouse in city’s Bazar Road area yesterday. The DoE team, as part of its drive, seized another 5 tonnes of polythene from the depot and sealed it. Photo: Titu Das

raise awareness

In order to raise awareness about the ongoing climate crisis, transgender people and supporters of the cause from seven countries organised a rally at Abahani field in Dhaka’s Dhanmondi yesterday. Photo: Palash Khan

floating market

Farmers arrange guavas on boats at Kuriyana floating market in Pirojpur’s Nesarabad upazila. Wholesalers from across the country visit different floating markets in the upazila, known for tasty guavas, to buy this nutritious fruit during the harvesting season. The photo was taken on Friday. Photo:Habibur Rahman

cylinder-like objects found

Policemen close Manik Mia Avenue at Khamar Bari roundabout in the capital early today and call in their bomb disposal unit and the fire brigade. Photo: Shaheen Mollah

cylinder-like objects found

A suspicious package, inset, containing taped cylinder-like objects were discovered near a traffic police box. The authorities could not confirm if it was a bomb, as of 2:30am. On April 29 and May 26, bombs went off in Gulistan and Malibagh injuring several law enforcers. Photo: Collected