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Today's Gallery (2017.11.03)


A bus stuck on Dhaka-Aricha highway after hitting the median strip yesterday, causing a long tailback up to Gabtoli from Baliarpur, a few kilometres north of Dhaka. Though there was no casualty reported, the traffic jam made thousands of people suffer. The mishap took place around 9:00am when the bus was heading towards Savar. Photo: Palash Khan

CPC 2017

Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury with delegates of the 36th Small Branches Conference of the 63rd Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC)-2017 at a hotel in the capital yesterday. Of the over 180 branches of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, 43 are classified as "Small Branches", which are defined as jurisdictions having populations below 500,000. Photo: collected

Dust all around....

To avoid breathing in the dust-laden air, pedestrians cross a section of the capital's Tajuddin Ahmed Sarani covering their faces. The road remains covered by dust almost every day due to its dilapidated condition, and an ongoing construction work. The photo was taken in Tejgaon industrial area around noon yesterday. Photo: Palash Khan

Human chain...

People from all walks of life form a human chain in front of the office of the Sylhet District Administration on Wednesday, protesting unabated and illegal stone extraction from rivers in Jaflong. Paribesh Unnayan O Purakirti Sangrakkhan Committee and Jaflong Parjatan Unnayan Parishad organised the event. Photo: Star

Promoting agricultural tech

With an aim to enhance communication regarding agricultural technology, Asia Pacific Agri Media Association (APAMA) has been formed at Wuhan city of Hubei province in China earlier this week. Shykh Seraj was made one of the founder members of APAMA. Photo: Collected

Dragon boats

Cambodian participants row their dragon boats during the Water Festival on the Tonle Sap river in Phnom Penh, yesterday. Tens of thousands of Cambodian spectators flocked to the riverfront in the capital to watch the boat races as the country celebrates the annual water festival. Photo: AFP