Today's Gallery (2021.01.26) | The Daily Star

Today's Gallery (2021.01.26)


A woman wails as fire ravages her only source of income -- a makeshift factory producing aluminum bars --- in the capital’s Demra area. In a drive yesterday, the Department of Environment knocked down six such illegal factories, which were harming the area’s environment by releasing toxic chemicals into the air. At one point of the drive, a fire, believed to be originated from a stove, spread through this factory. Some of its workers managed to douse the flames quickly. Photo: Prabir Das

brojmohun biddyalaya

Teachers and authorities of Brojmohun Biddyalaya (Barishal Zilla) school on Barishal’s Kalibari road are dusting off tables in their institution. After a long closure since March last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, schools are finally set to open next month. PHOTO: TITU DAS

parked illegally

Buses, some of which bring ministry officials to work, parked illegally on a road near the FDC level crossing in the capital’s Karwan Bazar. This creates needless traffic jams on the road already narrowed by the pillars of the Moghbazar-Mouchak flyover. Photo: Rashed Shumon

parked illegally

the view in the opposite direction shows pick-up vans following the buses’ example. The photos were taken yesterday. Photo: Rashed Shumon

tigers return with whitewash

TIGERS RETURN WITH WHITEWASH… Bangladesh players are in jubilant mood as they pose behind the champions’ banner following a 120-run victory over the West Indies in the third ODI at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram yesterday. Having won all three matches of the series, the Tigers completed a spotless return to international cricket after a gap of more than 10 months. Photo: Firoz Ahmed