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Today's Gallery (2021.01.22)

microbus fell into the padma river

People gather as BIWTA officials salvage a microbus which fell into the Padma river while boarding a ferry at Manikganj’s Paturia Ghat around 9:00am yesterday. All those in the vehicle were rescued safely. The photo was taken around 1:00pm. Photo: Collected

knocked down illegal structures

Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) knocked down illegal structures at Muslim Bagh in Old Dhaka’s Lalbagh yesterday. The grabbers constructed the structures after encroaching on the bank of the Buriganga river. The BIWTA is conducting the drive in Muslim Bagh area for the last several days. Photo: Amran Hossain

nature quest

A yellow-footed green pigeon is sitting on a tree branch at Kushumbagh in Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan. The bird feeds on fruit. The photo was taken recently. Photo: Courtesy of Nasir Uddin

demand punishment

Many individuals from different platforms yesterday gathered at port city’s Cheragi intersection and held a candle-light programme to demand punishment for the killers of Lakingme Chakma. The 14-year-old was abducted, converted and married off to one of her abductors, and eventually murdered in Teknaf of Cox’s Bazar last year. PHOTO: collected