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Today's Gallery (2021.03.04)

polluted water

Heavily polluted water being dumped into the Surma river in Kalighat area of Sylhet city. The mindless dumping continues even after throwaway goods formed a plastic berg in the area, significantly reducing the water flow downstream. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Sheikh Nasir

the fifth batch of rohingyas

A father gleefully holding his son on a railing, showing him his new home, while disembarking one of the six ships carrying the fifth batch of Rohingyas from the Cox’s Bazaar camps to Bhashan Char. Around 2,260 Rohingyas arrived on the island around 3:30pm yesterday. Another 2,200 or so are expected to arrive this afternoon. PHOTO: RAJIB RAIHAN

dhaka north city corporation

A truck of Dhaka North City Corporation carrying waste is stuck on a road divider after crashing onto it, as people attempt to direct other vehicles around it. Movement on Dhaka-Aricha Highway’s Salehpur Bridge remained restricted for some time yesterday, as the driver of the truck had lost control over the vehicle. PHOTO: RASHED SHUMON

chattogram citys laldiarchar

Some families who have been forced to move from Chattogram city’s Laldiarchar, have been living with no roof over their heads for the last few nights. Authorities recently decided to evict them after an HC order, terming them illegal occupiers. But the residents, many of whom are living there for decades, decided to dismantle their own homes. This photo was taken yesterday from Patenga area of the port city. PHOTO: RAJIB RAIHAN