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Today's Gallery (2020.08.07)

a farmer

Azhar Sarkar, a farmer, is all smiles as he carries jute bundles to sell them at a local market in Tangail’s Ghatail upazila. Jute farmers in the district are getting fair prices for their produce this year as each maund of the fibre is being sold between Tk 2,200 and Tk 2,500. The photo was taken a couple of days ago. Photo: Sk Enamul Haq

dragon fruit

A vendor shows the two varieties of dragon fruit -- red and white -- he sells at his cart. He was seen selling the fruit for Tk 450 per kg at Palashi area in the capital yesterday. Though the fruit usually grows in Southeast Asian, and Central and South American countries, it is becoming a popular choice among farmers and consumers in the country. Photo: PRABIR DAS

nature quest

A Bengal monitor is spotted while searching for food at Bangladesh National Zoo in Mirpur. This large lizard, which had been common in rural areas, is now barely seen due to loss of habitat. Photo: Firoz Ahmed

peyarpur bridge

A launch rams the Peyarpur Bridge while trying to go under the structure in Barishal’s Bakerganj upazila on Wednesday afternoon. The Pandab river swelled due to rain and water from upstream, reducing the clearance for the bridge. The vessel remained trapped there for nearly five hours until the water receded. Photo: Collected

puffed rice

Puffed rice has long had its foothold as a snack all over the country, popular among people of all classes. In Chattogram city, small factories have sprouted that produce the light, versatile munchies. While the demand remains highest during Ramadan, workers at this factory in the port city’s Chaktai area said their production runs throughout the year. The photos were taken recently. PHOTO: RAJIB RAIHAN

puffed rice

Puffed rice has long had its foothold as a snack all over the country, popular among people of all classes. In Chattogram city, small factories have sprouted that produce the light, versatile munchies. While the demand remains highest during Ramadan, workers at this factory in the port city’s Chaktai area said their production runs throughout the year. The photos were taken recently. PHOTO: RAJIB RAIHAN

puffed rice

Puffed rice has long had its foothold as a snack all over the country, popular among people of all classes. In Chattogram city, small factories have sprouted that produce the light, versatile munchies. While the demand remains highest during Ramadan, workers at this factory in the port city’s Chaktai area said their production runs throughout the year. The photos were taken recently. PHOTO: RAJIB RAIHAN

dragon fruit

A vendor shows the two varieties of dragon fruit -- red and white -- he sells at his cart. He was seen selling the fruit for Tk 450 per kg at Palashi area in the capital yesterday. Though the fruit usually grows in Southeast Asian, and Central and South American countries, it is becoming a popular choice among farmers and consumers in the country. Photo: PRABIR DAS

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