Today's Gallery (05.05.2015)

Polluted with Chittagong city's sewage, the Fisherybazar canal flows into the Karnaphuli river, not in picture, spreading the toxicity even further. The photo was taken in Firingibazar area recently. Photo: Anurup Kanti Das
Loaded trucks from India remain stuck at Sonamasjid land port in Chapainawabganj, as the strike of truck owners and workers continues for the second day yesterday in protest of alleged extortion and harassment by the port's Sramik Samannay Committee and middlemen. Photo: Banglar Chokh
Bangladeshi photographer Atish Saha, inset, along with American journalist Jason Motlagh, won The Madeline Dane Ross Award from the Overseas Press Club Of America for a series of 18 pictures, one of them above, and a story about the collapse of Rana Plaza in 2013. The photos and the story were published in the spring 2014 issue of Virginia Quarterly Review, a literary magazine of the United States. The Overseas Press Club Of America was founded in 1939 in New York. It started giving the Madeline Dane Ross Award in 1973 for the best international reporting in print media showing a concern for human conditions. Photos: Collected
A child cools off in the sweltering heat under a pump replenishing Crescent Lake in the capital yesterday. Photo: Amran Hossain