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Today's Gallery (2019.11.29)

installing sewage lines

The city corporations are installing sewage lines in South Banasree road at a snail’s pace. Locals have been putting up with the dug-up road for almost a year now. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Rashed Shumon

sculpture of Pritilata Waddedar

A sculpture of Pritilata Waddedar, a prominent revolutionary figure in the anti-colonial movement, in Chattogram’s Pahartoli is covered in dust, due to negligence of the authorities concerned. A piece of cloth wrapped around the bust was hardly useful. The photo was taken on Wednesday. Photo: Rajib Raihan

Renovation works of sewage line

The renovation works of sewage line brings a woe for the commuters at Dainik Bangla intersection in Dhaka city, posing a high risk to them. The photo is taken on Friday, November 29, 2019. Photo: Star/Anisur Rahman

Horse cart riding

A horse cart passes through Bangabandhu Avenue which is now flooded with posters and banners on the occasion of Dhaka North and South city units of Awami League. The council is scheduled to be held tomorrow. Photo: Star/Anisur Rahman

Photo of the day

These small cylindrical objects, tied to the branches of a tree, are actually traps to catch fish. With boat-load of these traps -- made of bamboo and plastic -- fishers head out to Tanguar Haor and put them in the water. They said they have been catching small fish this way for generations. But often, they leave the empty or used traps in the water, which is not only polluting the haor, but also harmful for aquatic life. The photo was taken from Sreepur of Sunamganj on Tuesday. Photo: Sheikh Nasir


High-voltage electric cables go through an under-construction building on BT Road in Chandpur town. The authorities say they will soon take action against the owner for constructing the building illegally and ignoring the risks. The photo was taken on Wednesday afternoon. Photo: Alam Palash


A cinereous tit sits atop the branch of a mango tree. Different varieties of the bird species are hard to identify at first glance. But for the cinereous tit, their grey-back, black hood and white cheek patch are a dead giveaway. Photo: Rabiul Hasan