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Today's Gallery (2019.04.21)

severe gridlocks

Work of the much-awaited metro rail project progresses fast, but also at the cost of severe gridlocks on Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue in Bangla Motor area. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Rashed Shumon

fire drill

Fire Service and Civil Defence holds a fire drill at Chattogram Medical College Hospital yesterday. The initiative was taken in a bid to create awareness among people, following recent deadly fires in Dhaka. Photo: Rajib Raihan

fire drill

Photo: Rajib Raihan

Barishal's Kathpotti Pukur

Barishal's Kathpotti Pukur -- filled with duckweed and waste materials -- looks like a field. Also, a structure has been built occupying a portion of the large pond. The 150-year-old waterbody, belonging to Barishal City Corporation, has been in such a situation for a long time due to a lack of maintenance. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Titu Das

huge billboard dangles

Carcass of a huge billboard dangles over Mirpur-Ashulia road. The billboard, left in this state by a storm a few days ago, could fall and damage vehicles or injure pedestrians. Photo: Anisur Rahman

an array of bread sculptures

Bakers in Old Dhaka showing off an array of bread sculptures ahead of tonight’s Shab-e-Barat. The one held by the men at Ananda Bakery has a price tag of Tk 6,000. Photo: Anisur Rahman

Waiting for the exams

Waiting for the exams to start, HSC examinees and their parents use umbrellas to survive the sweltering heat of Baishakh in front of Habibullah Bahar College in the capital’s Shantinagar yesterday morning. Photo: Anisur Rahman