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Today's Gallery (2019.10.11)

Bangla Tila

This is what is left of Bangla Tila in Sylhet Sadar upazila’s Chhalia area. Unscrupulous traders have long been razing the hillock to extract earth for sale. The authorities have apparently turned a blind eye to the illegal act. Some buildings were also constructed there. Photo: Sheikh Nasir

Nona Ilish

Workers applying salt on hilsa to make Nona Ilish in Chattogram city’s Firingi Bazar yesterday. Traders at the market are now busy preparing the salted hilsa amid the ongoing 22-day ban on catching and transporting the fish. They said they supply Nona Ilish to different parts of the country for Tk 12,000-16,000 per maund. Photo: Rajib Raihan

Nature Quest: Squirreling Around

A Five-Striped Palm squirrel spotted on a jujube tree in Kalyanpur area of Chapainawabganj town. These small squirrels usually climb trees to look for food, including fruits, seeds and insects. The photo was taken on Monday. Photo: Rabiul Hasan