Today's Gallery (29.06.2015)

This death trap with a bamboo pole sticking out and an unnerving shard of metal remaining from what was once a manhole lid has been harassing commuters on Nawabpur Road in the capital for the last 20 days. Be it broken or stolen, the locals say it is causing frequent accidents. Dhaka South City Corporation Executive Engineer (zone 4) Mohammad Touhid Siraj told The Daily Star that before replacing it, they would need to check if it is one of theirs for it could also belong to Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Star
This fender-bender at the capital's Bijoy Sarani intersection around 2:00pm yesterday occurred after both cars came dangerously down the wrong way while others waited patiently for the lights to turn green. The car on the left, of a VIP, arrived from Mohakhali end while that of Ansar down the Tejgaon-Bijoy Sarani flyover. Photo: Star
Newly appointed Chief of Army Staff General Abu Belal Muhammad Shafiul Huq meets Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban office in the capital yesterday, reports UNB. He also met President Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban. Photo: PMO
A month-long fair organised on the Shyamoli club field, the only one in the locality, in the capital by one “Shyamoli Club” in complete violation of the High Court's repeated orders on keeping all playgrounds free for their original purpose. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Rashed Shumon