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Today's Gallery (2017.08.28)

traffic is everywhere

Traffic is everywhere. With enormous amounts of money, flyovers are being built one after another for faster travel of vehicles and reducing traffic jams in Dhaka city. But nothing seems to be working. Traffic congestion has become an inseparable part of the lives of the city residents, eating up their valuable hours and creating an economic burden on the entire population. The photo was taken at Satrasta intersection in the capital yesterday. Photo: Amran Hossain

a boatload of sacrificial animals

A boatload of sacrificial animals heading for Dhaka ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. Usually cattle are transported by truck, but on the occasion of this Eid, boats also carry them as the demand rises manifold. The photo was taken from Postogola bridge yesterday. Photo: Palash Khan

barisal city corporation (bcc)

This landfill in Kawnia area under Barisal City Corporation (BCC) overflowing with garbage. This is the only landfill site of the city corporation. According to BCC officials, the city produces around 100 tonnes of waste materials every day. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Sushanta Ghosh

engine caught on fire

Firefighters douse a fire in a human haulier in front of Chittagong city's Almas Cinema yesterday. The blaze started after the overheated engine caught on fire. No casualty was reported. Photo: Prabir Das

actress anwara begum

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina hands over a cheque of Tk 30 lakh to film actress Anwara Begum as financial assistance, at the former's official residence Gono Bhaban yesterday. Rumana Islam Mukti, daughter of Anwara, was present there. A few days back, a newspaper report drew the prime minister's attention, in which Anwara said she did not want assistance but rather she wanted her dues paid for treatment of her ailing husband, reports UNB. Popularly known as Anwara, she acted in more than 600 movies as of 2015. Photo: PID

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