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Today's Gallery (2017.06.11)

dust cloud

Dust cloud reduces visibility and creates health hazard on this stretch of road from Rampura Bridge to Malibagh intersection. Trenches dug up for utility works are causing the problem. Photo: SK Enamul Haque

dust cloud

A rickshaw-puller covers his face to prevent breathing in the harmful dust. Photo: SK Enamul Haque

dust cloud

Dust reduces visibility for drivers, adding to the hazard. Photo: SK Enamul Haque

water hyacinth

Thick cover of water hyacinth in water bodies around the city has made it difficult for boats to navigate. Boat propellers also frequently get entangled in the plant's thick leaves and stalks. Water hyacinths are a common sight in Sadarghat, Kamrangi Char, Sawarighat and even in the Buriganga. Photo: Anisur Rahman

liquid waste

Liquid waste from factories and households are being discharged into this canal, locally known as Chakrabarti Khal at Ashulia, Savar. This canal connects with Savar's Bangshi river, contributing to the pollution of the river. Photo: Aklakur Rahman Akash


After rains on Thursday night, the road from Asam Bosti in Rangamati municipality to Kaptai Sarak was blocked at three points because of landslides from hills, halting vehicular traffic. The photo was taken in Manikchhari area yesterday. Photo: Anvil Chakma

chinese performing arts

A Chinese performing arts troupe enthralls audience at a cultural programme in Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy yesterday. The event was arranged by Bangladesh China Cultural Economic Center and the Chinese embassy in Dhaka. Photo: Amran Hossain