Today's Gallery (2020.07.27) | The Daily Star

Today's Gallery (2020.07.27)

pedestrians on the footbridge

Pedestrians on the footbridge near the capital’s New Market jostle for space with shoppers, which makes social distancing measures to curb the spread of coronavirus near impossible. With Eid-ul-Azha approaching, hawkers have taken up space on the bridge to sell their wares. This photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Amran Hossain

families are leaving dhaka

A child runs excitedly towards the whistle of the soon-to-depart train at the Kamalapur Rail Station yesterday afternoon. With Eid-ul-Azha fast approaching, families are leaving Dhaka for their ancestral homes to observe the festive occasion, with the masks they wear a reminder of the growing coronavirus pandemic. Photo: Firoz Ahmed

part of a hill is being cut

A part of a hill is being cut in Bandarban’s Lama for constructing a road despite a government ban on cutting hills. Photo: Collected

Homeland Planters

The signboard of Homeland Planters which is constructing the road. This photo was taken recently. Photo: Collected

Fishermen have started getting good catches of hilsa

Hilsa is being taken to the Fishery Ghat wholesale market in Chattogram for sale yesterday. Fishermen have started getting good catches of the popular fish after a 65-day ban on netting fishes in the Bay of Bengal to ensure smooth breeding of sea fishes. Photo: Rajib Raihan

precaution measure

Conservancy workers burn items such as pillow covers, bed sheets, mosquito nets used by the Covid-19 positive patients at Barishal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital. They said they do this every five to seven days as a precaution measure. This photo was taken on Saturday. Photo: Titu Das

temperature rising

With the temperature rising across the capital after a few days of rain, ice-cream carts are out and about to provide working-class people respite from the heat. This photo was taken yesterday from the capital’s Kamalapur area. Photo:Firoz Ahmed

rainfall have left a mark

A few days of heavy rainfall have left a mark on some of the busiest streets of the capital, just as vehicles have started plying the roads in numbers. This photo was taken recently from in front of Kamalapur Rail Station. Photo: Palash Khan