A police pickup truck and another vehicle are parked on the pavement on Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue near Karwan Bazar in the capital yesterday. The vehicles obstruct pedestrians on a street that has been narrowed down due to the construction work for metro rail. Photo: Anisur Rahman
As the construction work of elevated expressway is about to begin, the authorities concerned put up safety fences beside rail lines to avert unwanted entries and accidents. The photo was taken in the capital’s Nakhalpara area yesterday.
Shanties burn as firefighters and locals try to douse the flames in Kalyanpur slum in Dhaka late Friday night. At least 40 dwellings were gutting in the fire. Photo:
Rows of idols of the Hindu goddess Laxmi, along with clay pots and pans, were prepared to be sold at “Laxmir Haat”, a traditional fair in Barishal which has been taking place for more than a hundred years, ahead of Laxmi Puja. Sculptors from around the district gather to sell their idols, however, sales have been decreasing over the years, according to them. The event started on Thursday at Hatkhola Hori Mandir premises. Photo: Star