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Today's Gallery (2020.08.16)

padma bridge

A large part of the much-awaited Padma Bridge is now visible as the construction of the bridge goes on. Once the construction work is completed, the 6.15km bridge will directly connect the country’s 21 southern districts with the capital through road and railways. Photo: Anisur Rahman

kirtankhola river

Strong current of the Kirtankhola river has washed away a part of road that connects Lamchhari village in Charbaria union to Taltali area in Sadar upazila. Many other roads in Barishal districts faced a similar fate due to the flood. People are seen trying pass a particularly bad section of the road. Photo: Titu Das

distributes cooked food

A Jubo League member distributes cooked food among some low-income people in front of the Central Shaheed Minar in the capital yesterday, marking the National Mourning Day. The Awami League and its associated bodies, including the Jubo League, gave away food to the poor, distressed, and orphans across the country on the occasion. Photo: Anisur Rahman


Volunteering organisation Artonaad has set up this large graffiti on the road in front of Adarsha Bidyaniketan in the capital’s Mirpur Section-6. Depicting a mask-clad face, the artwork is meant to encourage people to wear face coverings to keep themselves and others safe from the coronavirus. PHOTO: PALASH KHAN


Smog created by steel and rolling mills in Old Dhaka’s Shyampur has made the air so heavy that visibility is low even in broad daylight. The photo was taken yesterday. PHOTO: AMRAN HOSSAIN

development work

Development work by Roads and Highways Department at Mograkanda road of Savar’s Bhakurta area has left its transportation system in disarray, with all vehicles forced to ply on the very little of the road left usable. PHOTO: RASHED SHUMON