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Today's Gallery (2019.11.30)

harming the environment

Brick kilns have been set up along the Dhaleshwari river in Kuichamara area of Dhaka’s Keraniganj upazila. Besides, extraction of sand from the river by traders goes on unabated. Such activities are seriously harming the environment. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Anisur Rahman

spoiling the beatification

Numerous placards have been put up near hotel InterContinental Dhaka, marking today’s triennial council of Dhaka South City Awami League. The content of the placards is a testimony of personal campaigns by the ruling party men. Such display of placards is spoiling the beatification of many areas in the city. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Palash Khan

lives at risk

Putting their lives at risk, people travel in a pick-up truck on Dhaka-Mawa highway in Shologhar area of Munshiganj’s Sreenagar upazila yesterday. Such illegally modified vehicles carry about 10 passengers each. Only eight days ago, nine people were killed in a road crash in the area. Photo: Star


With water receding during winter, catching fish from this ditch in Savar has become a favourite pastime for adults and children alike. The photo was taken at Baniapur area recently. Photo: Palash Khan


Photo: Palash Khan

danger to vehicles and pedestrians

Part of a road dug up for work on storm drainage in the capital’s Dainik Banglar intersection poses danger to vehicles and pedestrians. Locals said the road has been in this state for at least a couple of months. The photo was taken on Wednesday. Photo: Anisur Rahman