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Today's Gallery (2017.10.19)


A vehicle moves through an inundated lane in the capital's Bhanga Press area in Jatrabari. No matter whether it rains or shines, this road remains waterlogged. Residents also have to wade through murky water to go to their destinations. The situation is prevailing for over six months due to a poor drainage system. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Palash Khan

Relief from heat

After a couple of days of hot and humid weather, a sudden rain brings a sigh of relief to the Chittagong residents yesterday. The photo was taken from the port city's Jamalkhan area around 2:30pm. Photo: Prabir Das

Celebrating Life Photo Exhibition

Nurul Modasser Chowdhury, a teacher of fine arts and director of Rajshahi University Teacher Student Cultural Centre, visits a photo exhibition of The Daily Star-Standard Chartered Bank Celebrating Life -- a film, photography and lyric contest -- on the university's Shaheed Minar premises yesterday. A total of 21 winning photographs were displayed at the exhibition. Photo: Star


An overloaded pushcart tilts forward and lifts up a labourer as it gets stuck in a major intersection at the capital's Fakirapul. Although such slow-moving vehicles are barred from most roads to ensure smooth flow of traffic, the authorities sometimes overlook the violation. The photo was taken on Monday. Photo: Rashed Shumon

Free treatment for rohingyas

A team of doctors from the capital's CPHD General Hospital provide treatment and free medicines to the Rohingyas at a camp at Ukhia in Cox's Bazar on Friday. The Citizens Programme for Human Development (CPHD), a humanitarian organisation, arranged the day-long programme. Photo: Collected

New Ambassador of Japan

Newly appointed Ambassador of Japan Hiroyasu Izumi presents his credentials to President Abdul Hamid at Bangabhaban in the capital on Tuesday. Photo : Collected


A devotee lights oil lamps at a religious ceremony during the Diwali or Deepavali festival at a Hindu temple in Colombo yesterday. Photo: Reuters