Today's Gallery (2022.01.15)

Illegal brick shops have been set up on the land of Bangladesh Water Development Board and BIWTA on the Turag river in Aminbazar on the outskirts of the capital. The authorities conduct eviction drives to clear the illegal occupants once in a while, but they show up again within a few days. The photo was taken recently. Photo: Anisur Rahman
Family members of paddy traders drying parboiled Balam paddy in the sun in Uttarkul village of Barishal’s Banaripara upazila. The paddy, bought from Patuakhali, Barguna and Bhola, would be sent to millers for husking. The special variety of Balam rice sells for Tk 1,500 to Tk 2,000 a maund. The photo was taken on Tuesday. Photo: Star
These banners and posters were put up in front of Jatiya Party’s central office on Pioneer Road in Kakrail, to mark the party’s 36th founding anniversary. However, some two weeks after that day, the banners were still found to be there, ruining the area’s beauty and dangling dangerously among electric, telephone and internet wires. This photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Firoz Ahmed
Well aware of the risks involved in jumping from the anchoring ropes of a cargo vessel, this daresome duo couldn’t stop themselves from fancying a dip into the Bhairab, that too in the middle of winter. This photo was taken recently from Khulna Ghat-5 area. Photo: Habibur Rahman