Today's Gallery (2022.01.16)

A child playing with the discarded balloons that were used to decorate a shop for an event. The photo was taken at Chattogram city’s Kazir Dewri area. PHOTO: RAJIB RAIHAN
The construction work for Dhaka’s first elevated expressway continues in full swing as the authorities concerned aim to deliver a portion of the project, from the airport to Tejgaon, by December 2022. The photo was taken in Banani recently. Photo: Sk Enamul Haq
Cloaking her toddler with warm clothes to resist the biting cold, a mother rushes towards the train at Kamalapur Rail Station yesterday morning. In line with the government’s 11-point instruction to curb the rise of Covid cases, trains have started carrying passengers at half the capacity. Photo: Anisur Rahman
Motorcycles parked along the footpath take up a significant portion of this busy street right in front of the capital’s Rajarbagh Police Hospital. As a result, traffic congestion has become a never-ending fixture around the area. This photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Sk Enamul Haq
High-yielding hybrid rice saplings being nurtured under an initiative of the Department of Agricultural Extension at Rakudia village in Barishal’s Babuganj upazila. Researchers have found 17 ecotypes of rice for the country’s different ecosystems. The photo was taken recently. Photo: Titu Das