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Today's Gallery (2018.03.03)

golden fibre

A group of women wearing sarees made of jute fabrics join a procession on Manik Mia Avenue in the capital yesterday. The Ministry of Textiles and Jute organised the event ahead of the National Jute Day on March 6 to promote the use of “golden fibre”. Photo: Anisur Rahman

Hasina enjoys a light moment with Alayna

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina enjoys a light moment with Alayna, the daughter of Bangladesh cricketer Shakib Al Hasan, at the Gono Bhaban yesterday. The star all-rounder and his family were invited to the PM's official residence for a visit. Photo: Collected

source of survival

His name is Rubel and the road he is crossing, Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, is his source of survival. Be it traffic congestion or a gathering of people in front of restaurants beside the entire stretch of the avenue, he moves along the busy thoroughfare back and forth to seek alms from them. Every day Rubel's journey begins at the crack of dawn and continues till his hands can support. He said he lost his legs at an early age due to an illness and life has been an endless stream of hardships ever since. The resident of Karwan Bazar railway slum is one of the countless physically-challenged persons who are struggling to get by in the capital for lack of proper rehabilitation, training, assistance and development programmes. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Anisur Rahman

mango tree adorned with buds

A mango tree adorned with buds at an orchard in Terokhadia area of Rajshahi, a district famous for tasty varieties of the popular summer fruit. The photo was taken a few days back. Photo: Anwar Ali Himu

No safety measures

A youth holds up a high-tension electric cable to let an auto-rickshaw pass under it on a street in the capital's Mohakhali. Several electric poles and a transformer in the vicinity were damaged early yesterday morning when an overhead high-tension cable running across the road was entangled on the top of a cargo vehicle on the nearby Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Sarani. No safety measures were visible at the spot to protect citizens from possible electrical accident when this photo was taken around 10:00am. Photo: Prabir Das

Dhaka Half Marathon 2018

Dhaka Half Marathon 2018 was held at Hatirjheel in the capital yesterday to project Bangladesh on the global platform from a new perspective. Dhaka Run Lords and Thousand Miles Expedition jointly organised the event, which was powered by Nestle Bangladesh Ltd., with Apex Footwear Ltd. and Milvik Bangladesh Ltd being the co-sponsors. Photo: Star