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Today's Gallery (2021.02.19)

a bailey bridge collapsed

A Bailey bridge over a stream collapsed at Bangalhalia in Rangamati’s Rajasthali unable to handle the load of a construction materials-laden truck that was crossing it on Thursday afternoon. Road communications between Bandarban and Rangamati remains snapped since, causing travellers of the two hill districts to suffer. Mosleh Uddin Chowdhury, executive engineer of Roads and Highways Department in Bandarban, said they started repairs but it would take around a week. Photo: Collected

dredging of the turag river

Dredging of the Turag river going on in the capital’s Mirpur Beribadh to increase the navigability of the river, which bears a dried-up appearance. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Amran Hossain

international mother language day

Preparations are going on to mark the International Mother Language Day on February 21. The Central Shaheed Minar is getting a new coat of paint after cleaning up. People from all walks of life throng there to pay tribute to the language movement martyrs on that day. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Rashed Shumon


Two mallards captured in full flight over the scenic Tanguar Haor in Sunamganj. Scores of the migratory birds can be seen in the background, and further back is the outline of the hills of Assam. Tanguar Haor is a heaven for migratory birds, among them mallards. The photo was taken recently. Photo: Asker Ibne Firoz