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Today's Gallery (2017.03.11)


Seemingly oblivious to the train bearing down fast, pedestrians walk on the track near the city's BFDC level crossing in Tejgaon around noon yesterday. Deaths on train tracks have become common in recent days. An Armed Police Battalion official was run over by a train near the battalion's Uttara office on March 6. Photo: Prabir Das


A biker gambles with death as he ducks under the lowered barrier to go across the tracks. Photo: Prabir Das


Workers loading watermelons at Dholaikhal Bazar in Patuakhali's Kalapara upazila yesterday. Some 70 farmers grew the fruit on around 100 acres of land in the upazila. There has been a good yield this season. Watermelons were sold for Tk50 to Tk100 each at the wholesale market. Photo: Star


Kendriya Khelaghar Asar, a children's organisation, brings out a celebratory procession in front of Bangladesh Shishu Academy yesterday marking its national convention. Established on May 2, 1952, Khelaghar is the oldest organisation showcasing children's talents. Since 1971, its mission has been to give children a platform to flourish their talents in the spirit of the Liberation War. Photo: Palash Khan


RUNNING FOR A CAUSE... Participants run at the 2nd Dhaka Women's Marathon organised with the theme “Safer Dhaka for Women”. A total of 110 runners from different walks of life -- celebrities from the media and sports, foreigners, ambassadors from different countries, professionals, homemakers and students -- joined the 10-km-long marathon on the road along the Begunbari-Hatirjheel lake. Dhaka University Vice Chancellor Prof AAMS Arefin Siddique inaugurated the event while Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu handed over prizes to top five runners, reports UNB. Photo: Amran Hossain