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Today's Gallery (2020.10.27)

a flock of common mynas

In search of food, a flock of common mynas flies over a garbage dump in Barishal city’s Kaunia Puranpara Moylakhola area yesterday afternoon. The area is designated for the city corporation’s dumping. PHOTO: TITU DAS

bus contest

Two intra-city buses trying to overtake each other on the road in front of the Jatiya Press Club in the capital yesterday afternoon. One of the drivers is seen wielding a stick to intimidate his opponent. Such unwarranted “races” between buses are a major cause of road accidents in the country. PHOTO: AMRAN HOSSAIN

iron- rod occupy a pavement

Heaps of iron rod occupy a pavement near the capital’s Chankarpool intersection. The rods, being used for the construction of a high-rise, have been kept there for more than a month, putting pedestrians at risk of injuries. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Anisur Rahman


With the 22-day fishing ban at sea currently in place, trawlers remain docked and fishers have nothing much to do aside from informal work to pass the days. This photo was taken yesterday from Mariner’s Drive Road in Chattogram city. Photo: Rajib Raihan


Wires put up by internet service providers are cluttering the capital city’s line of sight. Hung from electrical and telephone poles, they cling together and gather dust, while compounding the chance for accidents. This photo was taken yesterday from Mirpur-1. Photo: Rashed Shumon


An alleyway in North Mugda has been in this state for nearly a month now. Photo: Sk Enamul Haq

north mugda

Even though they tolerated it for the first few days, residents of the area can no longer bear the suffering caused by it, especially as drainwater remains clogged as well. Photo: Sk Enamul Haq