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Today's Gallery (2017.10.08)

around 2-acre pond

This around 2-acre pond in Barisal city's Katpotti area is in an appalling state due to a constant dumping of waste. It is also filled with aquatic plants and algae. In addition, the century-old reservoir is shrinking at an alarming rate due to encroachment. Locals have already submitted a memorandum to the city corporation to clean the pond but to no avail. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Sushanta Ghosh

the muktangon premises

The Muktangon premises in Dhaka remains occupied with rent-a-car vehicles. The situation has been going on for a long time with the authorities concerned turning a blind eye. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Palash Khan

fishermen catch fish

Fishermen catch fish using a type of banned net (locally known as bosta net) from a water body in Pagla area of Sunamganj. Varieties of fry and mother fish are being caught from different areas of Sylhet by using these nets indiscriminately. As a result, native fish stocks are in serious decline. Contacted, the fisheries department of the district said due to a lack of manpower they are unable to conduct regular drives to stop this menace. The photos were taken on Wednesday. Photo: Sheikh Nasir

fishermen catch fish

Fishermen catch fish using a type of banned net (locally known as bosta net) from a water body in Pagla area of Sunamganj. Varieties of fry and mother fish are being caught from different areas of Sylhet by using these nets indiscriminately. As a result, native fish stocks are in serious decline. Contacted, the fisheries department of the district said due to a lack of manpower they are unable to conduct regular drives to stop this menace. The photos were taken on Wednesday. Photo: Sheikh Nasir

fishermen catch fish

Fishermen catch fish using a type of banned net (locally known as bosta net) from a water body in Pagla area of Sunamganj. Varieties of fry and mother fish are being caught from different areas of Sylhet by using these nets indiscriminately. As a result, native fish stocks are in serious decline. Contacted, the fisheries department of the district said due to a lack of manpower they are unable to conduct regular drives to stop this menace. The photos were taken on Wednesday. Photo: Sheikh Nasir

fishermen catch fish

Fishermen catch fish using a type of banned net (locally known as bosta net) from a water body in Pagla area of Sunamganj. Varieties of fry and mother fish are being caught from different areas of Sylhet by using these nets indiscriminately. As a result, native fish stocks are in serious decline. Contacted, the fisheries department of the district said due to a lack of manpower they are unable to conduct regular drives to stop this menace. The photos were taken on Wednesday. Photo: Sheikh Nasir

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