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Today's Gallery (2020.11.27)

nature quest

A black-capped kingfisher resting on a tree branch at Ukilmani in the Sundarbans. This species is found mainly near the coast in mangrove forests and along estuaries and rivers. The photo was taken recently. Photo: Courtesy of Tamzeed Alam Token

surma river

A few people bathe in the Surma river in Jhalopara area of Sylhet city with piles of garbage dumped on the bank. Locals have long been throwing their household waste there, polluting the river. The photo was taken on Wednesday. Photo: Sheikh Nasir

savars fulbaria

Sixty-year-old Abed Ali sets up his makeshift station for men’s grooming and haircuts, but this road in Savar’s Fulbaria remains fairly empty. Before the pandemic, Abed Ali’s daily income averaged at Tk 300. But now he barely makes Tk 100 per day. The elderly man has been passing his days in hardship as the pandemic disproportionately affect lower-income groups. Photo: PALASH KHAN

an executive magistrate

An executive magistrate of Rab gets ready to place over the face of a person not wearing at Shahbagh intersection yesterday. Covid-19 cases and deaths have been on the rise recently, and experts say the coming winter may worsen the situation. Authorities are also conducting drives to ensure people are following the health guideline. PHOTO: PRABIr DAS