Farmers loading paddy straws onto nosimon vehicles in Khulna’s Daulatpur Dewana Morolpara yesterday. They sale every 1,000 bundles of the straw, mainly used as cattle feed, for around Tk 3,500 at local markets. Farm owners buy them for Tk 4,500. Photo: Habibur Rahman
Workers casting metal to make various ship equipment at a shipyard in Keraniganj’s Aganagar. A lot of risk is involved in the work but people and children are seen working there without any safety gear. This photo was taken recently.
Photo: Amran Hossain
Even amidst the chill of winter, the animal world, much like humans, can’t dissociate themselves from industrious work. In that course, a speckled yellow butterfly rose in the early morning, skipping from flower to flower to collect nectar, aiding pollination for new flowers to bloom. This photo was taken recently from Chattogram’s Raozan upazila. Photo: Rajib Raihan
Throughout the capital’s Abdul Gani Road, countless banners have been hammered onto roadside trees that are supposed to enhance the beauty of the area. Coincidentally, as this photojournalist was about to take the shot, this environmentally conscious CNG-run auto-rickshaw -- covered with a layer of grass -- popped up, as if to point to the apparent incongruity of the situation. This photo was taken yesterday from near the Secretariat. Photo: Anisur Rahman
Education Minister Dipu Moni conferred degrees on graduates during the 9th convocation of Daffodil International University at Daffodil Smart City in Ashulia, Savar yesterday. DIU Chairman Dr Md Sabur Khan, Vice Chancellor Prof M Lutfar Rahman and Pro-VC Prof SM Mahabub Alam Majumder were also present on the occasion. Photo: Collected
When it comes to pedestrians’ road-crossing, city authorities are faced with the dual dilemma of trying to make the experience smooth for people on one hand, while preventing small-vehicles from using the gaps along road islands to move to the other side. As a solution, a number of poles were placed on the zebra crossing at Matsha Bhaban area so that people can pass through but vehicles cannot. This photo was taken recently. Photo: Anisur Rahman