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Today's Gallery (2019.02.09)

It’s not on fire

A water bus plying the Gabtoli-Badamtoli route emits pitch black smoke, polluting environment on the way and giving rise to the question if it is properly maintained. In 2010, BIWTC initiated two waterbuses but could not attract enough passengers mainly due to a lack of landing facilities, inadequate trips and higher fares compared to buses. Four other vessels added in 2013 were no success too. photo: Anisur Rahman

Dhaka International Trade Fair

The Dhaka International Trade Fair drew a huge crowd yesterday as it was the weekend and the annual show ends today. The venue at Sher-e-Bangla Nagar was teeming with visitors every day and exhibitors say they have met their marketing targets at the event. photo: Palash Khan

stop such practice

These students were supposed to enjoy their weekly holiday yesterday. But they were made to line up on the road around noon to welcome CHT Affairs Minister Bir Bahadur Ushwe Sing. The government in 2009 issued a notification directing educational institutions to stop such practice. Photo: Collected