Today's Gallery (2017.10.05) | The Daily Star

Today's Gallery (2017.10.05)

Arial Beel...

A fisherman rows past a tiny fishing station in Arial Beel, a vast wetland between the Padma and the Dhaleshwari rivers. Fishermen say fish are hard to get now because the canals connecting it to the rivers have been filled up. Photo: Anisur Rahman

Reckless Driving...

A bus overtakes a truck on a bridge in Patia on Chittagong-Cox's Bazar highway yesterday while the truck slows down to a crawl to avoid rear-ending a rickshaw on the highway. Vehicles of various speeds using the highways and flouting traffic rules often lead to serious accidents. Photo: Prabir Das

Parking on footpaths...

Parking motorcycles on footpaths in the capital's Gulshan Avenue has become a norm these days. At times, cars are also seen parked there (not in picture). This malpractice continues to obstruct movement of pedestrians for whom the footpath was designed. The photo was taken in between Gulshan 1 and 2 roundabouts yesterday. Photo: Palash Khan

Laxmir Haat...

The centuries-old traditional bazaar known as “Laxmir Haat” at Hatkhola Hori Mandir in Barisal is abuzz with customers buying idols of Goddess Laxmi and various pottery items. Clay artisans from different parts of the district gather there to sell their products. The puja will be held today. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Sushanta Ghosh

Mou Signing...

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was signed yesterday between Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) and National Healthcare Network (NHN) of Bangladesh Diabetic Samity (BADAS) to run an outdoor Health Complex on the first floor of newly-constructed Mayor Mohammad Sayeed Khokon Community Centre in the capital's Gendaria. Dr MA Samad, chief executive officer of NHN, and Brig Gen Dr Sheikh Salahuddin, chief medical officer of DSCC, signed the deal on behalf of their respective sides. Golam Kibria, Khan Mohammad Bilal and AKM Mamunur Rashid were present. Photo: Collected

70th anniversary of parliamentary democracy in Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe with speakers of parliaments of Saarc countries including Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury from Bangladesh, and President of Inter-Parliamentary Union Saber Hossain Chowdhury at the Sri Lankan parliament yesterday for a special session to commemorate the 70th anniversary of parliamentary democracy in Sri Lanka. Photo: Collected

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