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Today's Gallery (2021.01.03

parked vehicles illegally

Parked vehicles illegally occupying a footpath near Karwan Bazar’s railway gate area in the capital. Sometimes cars are repaired here, forcing pedestrians to walk on the road and risk their lives. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Prabir Das

pull out a three wheeler

People trying to lift a three-wheeler after it turned turtle in a head-on collision with a pickup on the Barishal-Dhaka highway near Barishal Sadar upazila’s Rentitola area yesterday. Four people were injured in the accident. Many are defying the ban on three-wheelers plying highways, increasing the risk of road accidents. Photo: Titu Das


A worker of Dhaka Wasa braves the cold to get down into the water inside a pothole in the capital’s Nazirabazar, Bongshal yesterday. While authorities responsible for maintaining the city’s utility services often get flak for negligence in serving citizens, such commitment of field-level employees is certainly heartening. The photo was taken on Saturday. Photo: Rashed Shumon

demolishing illegal structures khulna

Roads and Highways Department has been demolishing illegal structures on Khulna city’s Sher-e-Bangla Road for a week, to turn the two-lane road into a four-lane one. Till yesterday, around 70 buildings were demolished during the ongoing eviction drive. The photo was taken from Amtola intersection yesterday. Photo: Dipankar Roy