Today's Gallery (2020.06.26) | The Daily Star

Today's Gallery (2020.06.26)

crescent lake

Exhausted selling flowers and chocolate on the street throughout a very hot day, two children take a break and play in the water of Crescent Lake at the capital’s Chandrima Udyan. High temperature coupled with high humidity has been causing people to suffer across the country for the last few days. Photo: Firoz Ahmed

cloud of dust

Two cars kick up a cloud of dust in Bhakurta area of Savar on the outskirts of the capital. Many parts of the 16km Aminbazar-Keraniganj road are in a dilapidated state. The photo was taken recently. Photo: Rashed Shumon

making garlands

Bristi making garlands of flowers she collected from a nearby park in Shahbagh area of the capital. She says she earns a living by selling garlands -- each for Tk 10 to Tk 15 -- to students and visitors on the Dhaka University campus. But after the pandemic outbreak, the campus has remained deserted and she could hardly sell any flower. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Prabir Das

nature quest

Monkeys eating chickpea inside Sadhana Aushadhalaya, a herbal medicine manufacturer, in the capital’s Gendaria. They live on what people give them. Due to the pandemic, fewer people feed them now. Photo: Amran Hossain

spraying insecticide

A Dhaka North City Corporation employee spraying insecticide in Mohammadpur’s Tikkapara area to destroy mosquitoes and their larvae. The photo was taken recently. Photo: Rashed Shumon