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Today's Gallery (2017.10.20)

WASA Cleaning DND Canal

A Wasa excavator on a barge cleaning up the DND Canal in the city's Jatrabari. The canal has become clogged with rubbish, obstructing the water flow. Dhaka Wasa has 65km of such canals under its supervision.Photo: Palash Khan

Putting life in danger

Maybe he is talking to a loved one or perhaps there is no room inside the vehicle and he is in a hurry to reach his destination. But seemingly oblivious to the danger, this youth sits on top of the hood of a Chander Gari, a locally modified vehicle, as it travels on a road in Natun Bazar area of the port city. This risky ride could cause an unwanted accident in no time. The photo was taken around noon yesterday. Photo: Prabir Das


Devotees light candles on the occasion of Deepavali, also known as Diwali, at Chatteshwari Kalibari temple in Chittagong city yesterday. Photo: Prabir Das

Celebrating Life Photo Exhibition

Prof Mohammad Shamsul Alam, principal of Govt Azizul Haque College in Bogra, looks at a display after inaugurating “The Daily Star-Standard Chartered Celebrating Life” photo exhibition on the college premises. A film screening was held following the inauguration programme. Photo: Star

Poor state...

The dilapidated road in front of Gabtoli intercity bus terminal in the capital has been slowing vehicles down, causing traffic congestion. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Palash Khan

Commuter suffering...

A girl helps her little sister cross a muddy section of a road in Dargah Gate area of Sylhet city yesterday. A large segment of the road has been dug up by the authorities concerned for improving the drainage system in the area. But while developing the drainage system, they apparently left the dug-up earth on the road. Photo: Sheikh Nasir