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Today's Gallery (2021.01.27)


With buses only a few metres away from them, pedestrians, mostly garment workers, jaywalk on Dhaka-Aricha highway in Savar’s Ulail area, putting their lives at risk. The photo was taken around 7:30am on Saturday. Photo: Palash Khan

jirani canal

Dhaka South City Corporation conducts a drive on Jirani canal in the capital’s Trimohoni area to protect it from encroachment and improve its navigability. Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority recently handed over the canal to the corporation. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Anisur Rahman

bangladesh armed forces

A contingent of the Bangladesh armed forces taking part in a parade in New Delhi yesterday on the occasion of India’s 72nd Republic Day. Photo: ISPR


Workers hang off of a flimsy self-improvised harness to complete the paint job at this building in Razabazar yesterday, just another day of extremely unsafe work conditions for labourers in Dhaka. PHOTO: PRABIR DAS

Gulistans Sundarban Square Market

Concrete debris remain piled up on the road since Dhaka South City Corporation demolished evicted illegal shops at Gulistan’s Sundarban Square Market last month. Commuters, pedestrians and even street hawkers seem to have just accepted the obstacle, making their way through the heap as the road has become almost entirely overtaken. The photo was taken yesterday. PHOTO: Rashed Shumon