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Today's Gallery (2020.11.20)

aminbazar landfill

A child shows another a discarded bag which she just found at Aminbazar landfill on the outskirts of the capital. Dozens of ragpickers, including children, search for recyclable items amid heaps of garbage at the landfill every day. None, however, uses any gloves or masks, putting their health at risk. The photo was taken a couple of days ago. Photo: Sk Enamul Haq

nature quest

A pond heron in a hunting mood in a lake of Jahangirnagar University campus. The bird, which has long legs and a long beak, is very common in the country. It feeds on insects, fish and amphibians. Photo: Sk Enamul Haq


Pipes have been piled up by Dhaka Wasa on the footpath of English Road for over a month, forcing pedestrians to walk in the middle of the street near Bangshal Police Station in Old Dhaka. Wasa is installing new water supply lines there. This photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Anisur Rahman

policemen put a sticker

Policemen put a sticker on the windshield of a CNG-run auto-rickshaw on Sadar Road in Barishal city as part of a rally organised to raise awareness on the importance of wearing masks in curbing the spread of novel coronavirus. The programme was organised yesterday by Barishal Kotwali Model Police Station under the Barishal Metropolitan Police. Photo: Star