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Today's Gallery (2017.08.10)


People scramble to safety as a train rumbles through an illegal kitchen market set up along the train tracks in Jurain of Old Dhaka yesterday. In a cat-and-mouse game, sellers return and set up shops along the tracks every time they are evicted. They move their shops barely out of the way moments before trains arrive. Photo: Prabir Das

World Indigenous Peoples Day

In an exuberant display of music, colour, and joy, adivasis celebrate the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples in a cultural programme at the Central Shaheed Minar in the capital yesterday. Photo: Rashed Shumon

Human chain for safe roads

Demanding safe roads, people from all walks of life form a human chain in Mastarbari Bus Stand area of Gazipur yesterday. The around 1km human chain was formed protesting the recent spate of road accidents in the area due to reckless driving. On Tuesday, five people including three female students of a college were killed and six others injured as a covered van hit a human haulier carrying them near Mastarbari Bus Stand. Photo: Star

Protest against Section 57

Siddhirganj Reporters Unity forms a human chain at Shimrail Duch-Bangla Point at Siddhirganj of Narayanganj yesterday demanding scrapping of section 57 under the ICT act. Photo: Star


The footpath in front of the Prabin Hospital (Geriatric Hospital) in the capital's Agargoan has been in this battered state for months. In addition, the side of the road is being used as a garbage disposal site. The photo was taken on Wednesday. Photo: Palash Khan

Cycle procession

With a demand for holding Dhaka University Central Students Union (Ducsu) election, students bring out a cycle procession from Raju memorial sculpture on the campus yesterday. Photo: Star