Today's Gallery (2020.02.18)

A man walking on a plank of wood, placed over an under-construction drain, to enter a building on Paschim Biren Ghosh Street in Old Dhaka’s Chawkbazar area yesterday. The Dhaka South City Corporation authorities started the construction nearly three months ago, but locals said the work was progressing slowly. In this situation, people in the area are suffering. The sharp iron rods left there also pose danger to them. Photo: Rashed Shumon
Near a cautionary street sign, a bus lying on its side after the driver lost control of the vehicle on Rangamati-Chattogram Link Road in Rangamati’s Manikchhari area around 7:00am yesterday, leaving at least 10 injured. The bus was carrying picnickers to Bandarban from Rangamati. Photo: Anvil Chakma
With the metro rail construction taking up around 60 percent of the road, maintenance work of fibre optic cables is eating up precious space on a street in Purana Paltan. Not only this, the work is also being done unsafely, with unprotected cables being piled by the side and no safety signs in sight. Photo: Rashed Shumon
In Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s presence, Bangladesh Honda Private Limited Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Himihiko Katsuki hands the keys of two 1800CC motorcycles to SSF Director General Maj Gen Md Majibur Rahman at a function at her office yesterday. Photo: PID