Today's Gallery (2020.01.29) | The Daily Star

Today's Gallery (2020.01.29)

bullfighting

Sticks in their hands, some locals make two bulls lock horns during an annual bullfighting contest in Sylhet’s Sahartari area yesterday. Animal rights activists want such competitions to be banned because of cruelty towards animals. Photo: Sheikh Nasir

Coronavirus screening

A passenger being screened with temperature checks after he landed at the capital’s Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport last night. Photo: Prabir Das

Coronavirus screening

A digital screen set up at the Dhaka airport to make passengers aware about Coronavirus. The airport authorities have taken the measures to prevent the virus from entering the country. Photo: Prabir Das

no safety gears

With no safety gears, a worker dangles from a makeshift rope ladder while painting a footbridge in Darussalam area of the capital’s Mirpur. He runs the risk of falling to the busy street below and getting hit by vehicles. The photo was taken a couple of days ago. Photo: Prabir Das

PAIRED FOR LIFE...

Two ruddy shelducks in flight over Boalia char of the Karnaphuli river in Chattogram. Locally known as chokha-chokhi, these migratory birds winter in the subcontinent. They are found in pairs or small groups, and mostly inhabit inland waterbodies. There is also a strong pair bond between the male and female, which is considered to be for life. This photo was taken recently. Photo: Rajib Raihan

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