Today's Gallery (2002.07.30)

Dhaka city (north) unit of the BNP holding a protest programme over the recent hike in fuel and gas prices, and load shedding. The photo was taken in front of the National Press Club around 10:30am yesterday. Photo: Prabir Das
Boxer Suro Krishna Chakma and weightlifter Mabia Akhter carry the Bangladesh flag in the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham on Thursday night. The Bangladesh contingent are competing in 19 disciplines of the sporting extravaganza where competitors from 72 nations and territories, many of which are former British colonies, will be vying for medals in 19 sports over a jam-packed 11 days. PHOTO: REUTERS
Traders have set up makeshift furniture shops occupying almost the entire footpath in the capital’s Azimpur, leaving little space for pedestrians to walk. Vegetable vendors also take up space on the road, narrowing it. The photo was taken on Thursday. Photo: Palash Khan