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Today's Gallery (2019.08.28)

Breaking Traffic Rules

Ignoring traffic rules vehicles use wrong direction posing threat of accident at any moment at Palashi area in Dhaka on August 28, 2019. Photo: Star/ Amran Hossain

Dengue Situation

A nurse is preparing saline for dengue fever affected patients in Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College and Hospital in Dhaka on August 28, 2019. She has been transferred temporarily with many other nurses to the hospital from Kidney Foundation Hospital and Research Institute in Mirpur due to the increased number of dengue patients at Suhrawardy hospital. Photo: Star/ Palash Khan

Paddy Seedlings

Farmers are passing busy time planting paddy seedlings in the middle of Bhadra month (of the Bengali calendar) with the hope of getting early harvest in Agrahayan month in Sadar upazila of Sylhet on August 28, 2019. Photo: Star/ Sheikh Nasir

Photo of the day

SIGNING UP IN ADVANCE... Muhaimen Rahman is not old enough yet, but he is ready to vote when the time comes. The 16-year old was among many who turned up to the Shahnuri Model Girls’ High School in Moghbazar yesterday for the Election Commission’s data collection for updating the voter list. The EC is collecting data -- including photos, fingerprint and iris -- of people aged 16 and above, who will be included into the voter list when they turn 18. Photo: Anisur Rahman

Dhaka Wasa dredges

An excavator of Dhaka Wasa dredges sedimentary deposits and dumped garbage from a canal in Kalyanpur, in an effort to improve its water retention capacity. Workers at the site said they started the work a few days ago, and will continue until the whole canal is covered. Photo: Prabir Das

mosquitoes breeding ground

The fountain between Bangabandhu National Stadium and Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium has not been in use in recent times, nor has it been cleaned -- creating a prime breeding ground for mosquitoes. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Rashed Shumon

Bedes (gypsy community)

Moving away from their ancestral profession, Bedes (gypsy community) have resorted to begging and often extortion. The photo was taken yesterday at Sylhet city’s Chowhatta area. Photo: Sheikh Nasir

Padmo City Plaza-5

Narayanganj City Corporation demolished the 70-year-old Tanbazar Park market to make way for Padmo City Plaza-5 -- to be used for parking -- to address the shortage of parking space in the city. Photo: Sanad Saha

Padmo City Plaza-5

NCC Mayor Selina Hayat Ivy laid the foundation stone of the building yesterday. Photo: Sanad Saha