Today's Gallery (2021.06.08)

Around 500 tonnes of the Himsagar mango is expected to be exported to Italy this year. Most of this large haul of mangoes comes from Satkhira district, where it is widely cultivated. The photo was taken in Satkhira’s Saighoria upazila yesterday. PHOTO: DIPANKAR ROY
An employee of Ma O Shishu Hospital in Chattogram stacks the mattresses on a bed yesterday. The floor of the ward is filthy and wet as the ground floor of the healthcare facility had been inundated due to heavy rain in the port city the day before. The patients had to be moved to floors above. Photo: Rajib Raihan
Staffers of a travel agency spend a busy day booking hotels for migrant workers destined for Saudi Arabia. The workers were instructed to be in a seven-day quarantine in a hotel. The photo was taken at the capital’s Pan Pacific Sonargaon hotel yesterday morning. PHOTO: PRABIR DAS
Three boys check each other’s burflowers (popularly known as kadam) plucked from nearby trees in Jharjharitola of Barishal Sadar upazila yesterday. These flowers usually bloom when there is plenty of rain. Photo: Titu Das
The drainage system in Old Dhaka is so dysfunctional that water resulting from Sunday’s rainfall had not receded till 11am yesterday on Nazira Bazar’s Kazi Alauddin Road. So, even on a rainless day, commuters had to wade through the murky water. PHOTO: Palash Khan
It must be great news for residents of the capital’s Azimpur that Dhaka South City Corporation is constructing a ‘modern’ market in their neighborhood. But if those elected to ensure public interest violate it, as is evident by the strewn-about construction material on the footpath and road, then who does one complain to? PHOTO: AMRAN HOSSAIN
DSCC ward-26 councillor is supervising the project, as announced on a board on the site. The photos were taken yesterday. PHOTO: AMRAN HOSSAIN