WHAT A TANGLED WEB WE WEAVE! Overhead cables are a common sight in the capital. These webs of wires not just pose serious danger, but also remain an eyesore. The photo was taken in Mohakhali area recently. Photo: Prabir Das
Dhopagul-Fatehpur road in Sylhet
Passengers and helper of a human-haulier try to push this vehicle out of water after it stopped in the middle of Dhopagul-Fatehpur road in Sylhet around noon yesterday. All it took was a little morning rain for the road to go under ankle-deep water. Locals say due to slow pace of ongoing development work in Saheb Bazar area, the situation has been like this for over two years. Photo: Sheikh Nasir
Padma Bridge is now visible
Over a kilometre of the much-anticipated Padma Bridge is now visible, after the installation of the ninth span at the Jajira point yesterday. The 6.15km bridge, the longest yet in the country, will have 41 spans, each 150 metres long.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina consoles
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina consoles the family of university student Abrar Ahmed Chowdhury at the Gono Bhaban yesterday, three days after the student was killed in a road accident in the city. Photo: PID