Today's Gallery (15.05.2015)

Rickshaws ply the waterlogged road in the capital's Fakirapool as rain keeps pouring down, accompanied by thunder and lightning, yesterday. Photo: Palash Khan
A woman from Munshiganj waits to get her child treated at the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b) in the capital yesterday. With a rise in temperature, the hospital has seen an increasing number of patients, both child and elderly, for the last one week, said doctors and staff. Photo: Anisur Rahman
A file picture taken on March 14, 2014 shows a partial view of the ancient oasis city of Palmyra, 215 kilometres northeast of Damascus. Islamic State group fighters advanced to the gates of Palmyra, a UNESCO world heritage site featuring Roman colonnades and an impressive necropolis on Thursday, raising fears the Syrian world heritage site could face destruction of the kind the jihadists have already wreaked in Iraq. Photo: AFP
Sand piled up by traders is gradually filling up the Dhaleshwari River to the west of Dhaka-Mawa highway. Activities relating to illegal sand trading have been continuing on this riverbank reportedly for the last few months. The photo was taken last week. Photo: Anisur Rahman
Rohingya migrants swim to collect food supplies dropped by a Thai army helicopter after they jumped from a boat (R) drifting in Thai waters off the southern island of Koh Lipe in the Andaman sea Photo: AFP
Women cry as they look for help. Photo: AFP
People pass food supplies dropped by Thai army to others. Photo: AFP
Men depicts their miseries as the journos approached them. Photo: AFP
Cormorants perching on branches in water Photo courtesy: Dr Reza Khan
A black-headed gull having a hard time through rough waves. Photo courtesy: Dr Reza Khan
A flight of two ferruginous pochards. Photo courtesy: Dr Reza Khan
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