Today's Galley

As the long-due elections to Dhaka North and South city corporations are likely to be held within two months, mayoral aspirants have launched their campaigns through billboards, festoons and posters. Photo: Star
Danish Minister Mogens Jensen joins a road construction work at Sayeshtabad under Babuganj upazila in Barisal. Much to the surprise of locals and workers, he even carries a basket of earth on the head. People had a lot of fun after getting such a friendly foreigner among them. The Danish minister was leading a delegation to visit the site of the road construction being done under Danida-funded Climate Change Adaptation Project. Photo: Collected from Facebook
With the authorities concerned turning a blind eye, the entire footpaths on the both sides of Kalshi Road in the capital’s Mirpur being occupied as traders continue their different businesses including firewood and iron materials by the road which forces pedestrians to walk along the road putting themselves at risk of accidents. The photo was taken on March 17. Photo: Amran Hossain
Mariam Khal, a drainage canal in Pathargatha of Chittagong city, has been choked with garbage and water-hyacinths and narrowed down through encroachment on both banks, resulting in waterlogging in the neighbourhood even after light rains. The photo was taken on March 17. Photo: Anurup Kanti Das
A road, made with the money of Karmasrijan Prokolpa, a 40-day project meant for creating job opportunity for the poor people, narrows the Chitra River by over 150 feet at Suti-Talshar village in Kotchandpur upazila under Jhenidah district as the riverbed on both sides has been filled up for the work hardly serving any utilitarian purpose. Photo: Star
Fire destroys around 200 trees on around two acres of land in Kalachhara Forest in Kamalganj upazila of Moulvibazar district on Monday evening. Photo: Star