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Today's Gallery (2019.01.05)

NEW ATTRACTION FOR DHAKA RESIDENTS

The two and a half centuries old Nimtoli Palace has been turned into a museum showcasing the culture, heritage, and socio-economic conditions of Dhaka between 1700 and 1900 when the Nawabs of the Mughal era and the British ruled Bengal. Photographs, artefacts, written documents, brief sketches of rulers, and digital media are used to present the history in the Asiatic Society Heritage Museum. The gatehouse of the palace, which was renovated as part of the museum. Photo: Prabir Das

NEW ATTRACTION FOR DHAKA RESIDENTS

One of the main attractions is a diorama depicting the royal court of Nawab Nusrat Jung. Photo: Prabir Das

NEW ATTRACTION FOR DHAKA RESIDENTS

A few collectibles and some images. The museum, which was inaugurated yesterday, is open for visitors every Friday and Saturday, from 10:30am to 4:30pm. Photo: Prabir Das

consignment of blankets

A consignment of blankets has arrived in Barishal city for free distribution among the cold-hit people. The Prime Minister's Office has funded the initiative to help the poor living in rural areas. The photo was taken on Fazlul Huq Avenue yesterday. Photo: Titu Das

No parking!

Defying a sign forbidding parking, vehicles including police pickups have been parked on a road in front of the city's Bashundhara City shopping mall yesterday. Such illegal parking often causes traffic jams. Photo: Prabir Das

No parking!

Photo: Prabir Das

mobile grinding mill

A mobile grinding mill for extracting oil from mustard seeds on the capital's Bailey Road. The vendor from Jamalpur has been running this small business in the city over the last two years. He sells 80 to 100 litres of oil every day at Tk 200 a litre. Photo: Anisur Rahman

mobile grinding mill

Photo: Anisur Rahman

Bangladesh teammates

They will be adversaries today when Mashrafe Bin Mortaza's, left, Rangpur Riders and Mushfiqur Rahim's Chittagong Vikings kick off the sixth edition of the Bangladesh Premier League at 12:30pm in Mirpur today. But the Bangladesh teammates were all smiles when they met during practice yesterday. Photo: Firoz Ahmed

stone extraction

With no let-up in stone extraction, Bichhanakandi village and its surrounding areas in Sylhet's Gowainghat upazila is under threat of land subsidence. The topography of the village is changing drastically and houses, mosques, temples and roads there face the risk of collapse. The photo was taken on Wednesday. Photo: Sheikh Nasir

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