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Today's Gallery (2019.10.23)

new textbooks

Workers sort out and stack freshly printed textbooks at a printing house in the capital’s Sutrapur area. The government has already started sending new textbooks to upazilas across the country so that students get them for free on the upcoming New Year. The photo was taken a couple of days ago. Photo: Anisur Rahman


Although a footbridge is yards away, a woman and two students jaywalk between vehicles stuck in jam on Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue in the capital’s Farmgate, ignoring the risks to their lives. The photo was taken recently. Photo: Prabir Das


Although it looks like fog, these photos are a testament to Dhaka’s worsening air quality. The area around Postogola Bridge is shrouded in dust due to the construction of Padma bridge, diminishing visibility and creating health hazards for commuters. The photos were taken yesterday. Photo: Amran Hossain


Photo: Amran Hossain


Photo: Amran Hossain

Karwan Bazar wholesale fish market

The median on this road in front of the capital’s Karwan Bazar wholesale fish market has been turned into a storage. Traders leave empty boxes there after unloading goods, causing hindrance to vehicular movement. The photo was taken near the rail crossing recently. Photo: Palash Khan

raise awareness about road safety

Patients and students of Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed hold up placards to raise awareness about road safety at a rally organised on the institute’s premises in Savar yesterday. Photo: Star

National Road Safety Day

Bangladesh Road Transport Authority brought out a procession on Manik Mia Avenue in the capital yesterday on the occasion of National Road Safety Day. Photo: Star

Ignoring road sign

Ignoring a road sign, rickshaws and motorcycles take the wrong side of a street near the Bangabhaban in the capital yesterday. Although Dhaka Metropolitan Police has taken different steps to bring discipline on road, there has hardly been any change. Road rules violations are still rampant. Photo: Amran Hossain