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Today's Gallery (2019.09.07)

sleep under mosquito nets

Attendants of patients sleep under mosquito nets on the compound of Dhaka Shishu Hospital to protect themselves from dengue fever. People are worried about the mosquito-borne disease as the country has seen a huge increase in dengue cases this year. The photo was taken at 6:30am on Thursday. Photo: Rashed Shumon

bank of the Turag

Pedestrians cannot use the walkway along the bank of the Turag near the Aminbazar Bridge in Savar as ropes used for anchoring cargo vessels create obstructions to the walkway. Such illegal use of the area as a jetty is damaging the environment. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Anisur Rahman

Photo of the day

Morris Garages (MG), the British car manufacturer with well over a 100 years of legacy behind the name, launched its operations in Bangladesh with the ZS crossover SUV at the Radisson Blu Water Garden hotel on Thursday. Photo: Ahbaar Mohammad

occupy a pavement

Iron rods occupy a pavement and a portion of Mayor Annisul Huq Road in front of an under-construction building in the city’s Tejgaon area yesterday, forcing pedestrians to use the street and risk their lives. Photo: Anisur Rahman


True to its name, Khalil sells anything and everything, ranging from used home appliances to laptops, mobile phones and watches, occupying a part of the road in front of Janata Tower at Dhaka’s Karwan Bazar. The photo was taken recently. Photo: Anisur Rahman

raw jute

A farmer places raw jute on the railing of a bridge in Hemayetpur area. He said after cultivating in a nearby lowland, he brought the golden fibre here to dry them under the sun. The photo was taken on Dhaka-Aricha Highway yesterday. Photo: Palash Khan

traffic management

Law enforcers check licences and other relevant documents of vehicles on Mirpur Road, as part of their effort to bring discipline in traffic management. The photo was taken near Dhaka College yesterday. Photo: Prabir Das