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Today's Gallery (2017.07.15)

traditional boat race

A traditional boat race, popularly known as nauka baich, is held amid festivity on the river Titas by Brahmanbaria town yesterday. The district adminstration organised the annual event for which the town people wait eagerly every year. Photo: Star

below moghbazar-mouchak flyover

The mid-lane of the road below Moghbazar-Mouchak flyover near the FDC is being used as an extension of adjacent automobile workshops. Other businesses there use the road as their parking space too. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Anisur Rahman

protest an alleged assault

Dhaka Skating Club and five sporting associations form a human chain in front of the Jatiya Press Club yesterday, protesting an alleged assault on their nine-year-old fellow skater Pias, inset, by a guard at Sheikh Russell Roller Skating Complex recently. The boy went there to take part in a practice session. Photo: Star

staircase shut at the mayor hanif flyover

The authorities shut a staircase at the Mayor Hanif flyover in the capital the day after the Supreme Court upheld a High Court ban on such stairways on Monday. The construction firm, Orion Infrastructure Ltd, which built the flyover, set up staircases at several points for the "benefit of people". Bus stoppages were created on the flyover. Experts see such stairways as risky and say they would create obstructions for vehicular movement. Photo: Amran Hossain

WHEN WATERLOGGING BECOMES A PART OF LIFE

Vehicles move slowly to avoid potholes and unwanted accident. The photos were taken yesterday afternoon at Muradpur Road in south Dania where people have long been accustomed to waterlogging thanks to a poor drainage system. Photo: Anisur Rahman

WHEN WATERLOGGING BECOMES A PART OF LIFE

A woman gets on a rickshaw from a makeshift structure kept next to a store. Photo: Anisur Rahman

WHEN WATERLOGGING BECOMES A PART OF LIFE

A boy wearing gumboots wades through water to cross a road. Photo: Anisur Rahman

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