Today's Gallery (2018.02.26)

Garbage containers are kept on the roadside all over the world. Everywhere, those are kept at designated spots and designed in a way so the users cannot leave the lids open after dumping waste in those. But this is not the case in Dhaka. In this photo taken yesterday from Dhanmondi's Road 4, pedestrians including schoolchildren are passing by an odour-emitting open garbage container left within a close proximity of a school. Photo: Prabir Das
An excavator burns near a bridge over the Pungli river on the Dhaka-Tangail highway yesterday. During a drive against sand lifters, a mobile court torched the earth-moving equipment instead of seizing it. The sand lifters had abandoned the excavator while fleeing the scene. Three nearby bridges, including a rail bridge, were being threatened by the sand lifting. Photo: Collected
Nobel laureates Tawakkol Karman, right, and Mairead Maguire, on Karman's right, at Maguchhara Rohingya refugee camp in Ukhia of Cox's Bazar yesterday. Photo: Collected
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina presents a gold medal to a university student at the Prime Minister's Office yesterday. A total of 265 talented students from public and private universities got Prime Minister Gold Medal for 2015 and 2016 under the auspices of University Grants Commission for their outstanding achievements in their respective faculties. Photo: BSS
Progotishil Chhatra Jote activists try to remove barriers set up by police near the capital's Jatiya Press Club yesterday. They attempted in vain to besiege the education ministry, demanding arrest and trial of those involved in question leaks, corruption and bribery in the education sector, and resignation of the education minister for his failure to stop the question leak spree. Photo: Palash Khan
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