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Today's Gallery (2020.09.10)


A black-crowned night heron resting on a tree branch on Rajshahi Medical College Hospital campus. The bird is nocturnal. Thousands of the birds come and reside in the campus and its adjacent areas for breeding every year. Photo: Mostafa Shabuj

people line up in front of the brtc

People line up in front of the BRTC bus depot at Joar Sahara in the capital’s Khilkhet for their driving tests. A large number of people have been showing up for the test after the BRTA restarted taking the tests in the last week of August. The tests had been suspended since the coronavirus outbreak. This photo was taken on Wednesday. Photo: Amran Hossain

remove illegal structures

Using a hammer, a worker demolishes a part of a building in Kholamora Munshihaat area of the capital’s Kamrangirchar yesterday. The building’s owner hired workers for the work as the BIWTA was carrying out a drive in the area to remove illegal structures from the Buriganga. The owner said part of his building was legal and that he feared the BIWTA might demolish the entire building. Photo: Anisur Rahman

waiting for covid-19 test

Safura Begum waits outside the capital’s Mugda General Hospital for Covid-19 testing. The 70-year-old woman, who had been suffering from fever, cough, and cold for the last seven days, went to the hospital around 5:00am yesterday from Rayerbagh, where she lives with her family. The hospital authorities have said the number of people seeking to be tested there has increased lately. Photo: Anisur Rahman

wearing masks

Wearing masks, a group of students gathers outside Udayan Higher Secondary School in Dhaka University area. Students from class-VI to class-X of the school sat for midterm exams online, and many of them went to the institution yesterday to submit their answer scripts. This was the first time many of the students met each other after their school closed in March due to the pandemic. Photo: Anisur Rahman