Vessels have been anchored for repair in an illegal dockyard on the Buriganga in Keraniganj. Many such repair yards have been set up along the river opposite to Sadarghat launch terminal in the capital, causing serious pollution. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Anisur Rahman
Printing, binding and distribution of textbooks for the next academic year continue in full swing as the government is set to celebrate the "Textbook Festival" on January 1. More than half of the 35 crore books to be distributed among primary and secondary students have already reached the destinations. The photo was taken in the capital's Sutrapur yesterday. Photo: Anisur Rahman
DEATH AND HUNGER ...
A child, part of a caravan travelling to the US, eats a piece of chicken under a banner that says "death and hunger" as the group rests in a park in Huixtla, Mexico, on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
Dhaka South City Corporation broke and dug up a portion of the road for drainage work on KM Das Lane in Old Dhaka around four months ago, and seems to have forgotten about it. With the debris piled on the street, the narrow road has got even narrower. Who knows when this will be fixed. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Anisur Rahman
EASIER THAN TAKING THE FOOTBRIDGE?
Instead of using the footbridge to cross the road, a woman rather chooses a dangerous and laborious way -- she first negotiates her way through a stream of moving vehicles, and then takes the trouble of climbing up on the base of the over-bridge's pillar through barbed wires. Lack of a sense of safety is often the cause of fatal accidents which claim the lives of pedestrians. The photo was taken on Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue on Thursday. Photo: Prabir Das
All Souls Day
Christians observe All Souls Day to remember the deceased relatives at Patharghata Catholic Church in Chittagong city last evening. Photo: Rajib Raihan
All Souls Day
A girl lights up a candle on the church premises in memory of a loved one. Photo: Rajib Raihan