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Today's Gallery (2017.08.26)


Flood-hit people of all ages wade into the river Jamuna as volunteers on boats arrive to distribute relief at Belgachha union of Islampur upazila in Jamalpur yesterday. Over one lakh people have been affected and 20,000 houses damaged in the district. A UN report has identified Jamalpur, Kurigram, Sirajganj, Tangail and Gaibandha as the worst-hit districts and said at least 10 lakh people are in need of immediate assistance. Photo: Star


Photo: Star


Photo: Star

palestinian protesters

Palestinian protesters use slingshots to hurl stones at Israeli security forces during clashes following a weekly demonstration against the expropriation of Palestinian land by Israel in the village of Kfar Qaddum, near Nablus in the occupied West Bank, yesterday. Photo: AFP

riddled with potholes

Roads and Highways Department workers patch up potholes in the base of Gazipur-Joydevpur road near Kunia Targachh area yesterday. A long stretch of the road is now riddled with potholes after incessant monsoon rain washed away its upper layer. Such temporary fix will not withstand the pressure of heavy traffic unless the upper layer is restored soon. Photo: Amran Hossain

book fair

Visitors look at books at a fundraiser book fair at Shahbagh in the capital yesterday. The organisers of the fair will distribute all the proceeds of the sale of books among the distressed in flood affected areas. Several concerned citizens under the banner of Momentum organised the event from 3:00pm till 9:00pm. Photo: Palash Khan


Who could tell this is a highway! CNG-run auto-rickshaws, trucks and other heavy construction equipment use this portion of the Dhaka-Mawa highway as a parking lot. The photo was taken yesterday at Kadamtoli square in Keraniganj near 2nd Buriganga Bridge at Babubazar. Photo: Anisur Rahman