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Today's Gallery (2020.10.14)

a construction worker

A construction worker stands precariously on the edge of the sixth floor roof of a building in the capital’s Manda area on Sunday. He unloads concrete mixture from the bucket of a mini crane. Only a few days ago, three workers died after falling from a 10-storey building in the city’s Dhanmondi area. Photo: Sk Enamul Haq

a group of hawkers

A group of hawkers swarm a car as they try to sell Covid-19 safety kits, including masks, to the passengers at a set of traffic lights at Technical intersection on Mirpur Road in the capital yesterday morning. Many hawkers who used to sell other items on the streets have switched their products over the last few months. Photo: Palash Khan


Workers of Dhaka South City Corporation remove overhead cable TV and fibre optic cables hanging from electricity poles along Satmashjid Road in the capital’s Dhanmondi yesterday to enhance the beauty of the city. The cable TV operators and internet service providers, however, said the authorities should not do this without making an alternative arrangement. Photo: Rashed Shumon

sur saptak

‘Sur Saptak’, a swanky new underpass, awaits opening on the capital’s Airport Road near the MES intersection. This is the very spot where college students Dia and Rajib were crushed under the wheels of a bus in July 2018, sparking nationwide student demonstrations demanding road safety. The photo was taken recently. PHOTO: RASHED SHUMON

bangladesh power development board

A worker of Bangladesh Power Development Board attempts to dislocate an electrical cable that had caught on fire on the Sonargaon-Rampura link road near the Hatirjheel entrance yesterday. Locals contacted the BPDB office upon spotting the sparks on the pole, and technicians rushed to the spot and averted any danger. PHOTO: PRABIR DAS

a streetside vegetable vendor

A streetside vegetable vendor continues his business well into the evening at Dhupkhola in Old Dhaka. Prices of produce have soared in the last few days, putting pressure on the wallets of middle and low-income people in the capital. PHOTO: FIROZ AHMED