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Today's Gallery (2017.07.21)


For a child, a mother's lap is the safest place to sleep. But the baby is hanging precariously as the woman holds the infant with one arm. Disregarding potential danger, many ride motorbikes on busy roads of the capital this way. The photo was taken in Shahbagh area yesterday. Photo: Prabir Das

Nature Quest: Monkeys in misery

Two monkeys with their babies waiting for food in Santoshphur under Madhupur upazila of Tangail. With mindless deforestation and no increase in the Tk 15,000 budget allocation for the conservation of the 300 monkeys who inhabit the surrounding areas, the wild monkeys now depend on villagers and tourists for their survival as food is no longer abundant in the forest. Photo: Star

Woman entrepreneur...

Fatema, on the rickshaw van, is an entrepreneur who started a business by collecting waste garments and turning them into clothes for children. She sells them to roadside shoppers in the capital. The photo was taken yesterday at Jatrabari, where she usually begins her journey back home after collecting scrap fabrics. Photo: Anisur Rahman

DNCC Drive...

A Dhaka North City Corporation bulldozer removes illegal structures during a drive on Gabtoli-Babu Bazar-Beribandh road in the capital yesterday. Photo: Star