Today's Gallery (2018.04.17) | The Daily Star

Today's Gallery (2018.04.17)

Gulf Shield-1

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina watching the Saudi-led joint grand military exercise named "Gulf Shield-1", left, in the kingdom's Eastern Province of Al- Jubail yesterday. The Saudi King invited the prime minister to join the programme where armed forces of 24 participating countries, including Bangladesh, jointly displayed two types of military tactics, conventional military operations and irregular war operations. Photo: BSS

Gulf Shield-1

Photo: BSS

Gulf Shield-1

Photo: BSS

summer fruit

Watermelons from across the country arrive in boats at Waiz Ghat on the Buriganga in the capital. The summer fruit is in season now and it is flooding the city markets. A number of consumers said the prices are still higher than they had hoped.

Jeti Ghat Bazar area in Kaptai

Every Saturday, the Jeti Ghat Bazar area in Kaptai upazila livens up. Rows of boats filled with seasonal fruits dock along the bank of Kaptai Lake, while traders unload the delicacies to take them to the nearby market for selling. They come to the bazaar from various parts of Rangamati district. The traders also buy essentials for themselves before returning home. An elderly woman peeling off a pineapple before offering the popular fruit to a customer. Photo: Rajib Raihan

Jeti Ghat Bazar area in Kaptai

Fruits being unloaded from the boats. Photo: Rajib Raihan

Jeti Ghat Bazar area in Kaptai

People buying the seasonal delicacies at the bazaar. The photos were taken recently.Photo: Rajib Raihan

ply illegally

A truck loaded with scrap metal in the port city. Though trucks and covered vans are not allowed to ply the city streets between 8:00am and 8:00pm, those ply illegally in a flagrant breach of the traffic rule with the authorities concerned turning a blind eye. The photo was taken from Zakir Hossain Road in Foy's Lake area around noon yesterday. Photo: Rajib Raihan

Baithar Khal in Sylhet

The Baithar Khal in Sylhet is in a bad state. Once the water body used to flow through Kazir Bazar area and connect to the Surma River. Due to rampant encroachment, it has been turned into a narrow stream causing waterlogging in nearby areas every monsoon. The photo was taken on Saturday. Photo: Sheikh Nasir

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