Today's Gallery (2022.01.23)

People travel across the Buriganga on small dinghies as dense fog reduces visibility, which has been disrupting river traffic for the last few days, near the Showari ghat in the capital. Photo: Amran Hossain
The Bhadra river that once flowed across the Khulna division with fury now looks like a canal. Illegal brick kilns on the riverbank are mostly to blame. The river was once 500-metre wide but now it is 15-30 metres wide. The photo was taken in Khulna’s Dumuria upazila. Photo: Habibur Rahman
A farmer tends to his potato plants in Torki village of Munshiganj sadar upazila. Inclement weather during the planting season had ruined the first attempt of farmers in the locality and they had planted potatoes again late in the season to offset losses. Potato was planted on 4.66 lakh hectares during this fiscal year of 2021-22, according to the Department of Agricultural Extension. In FY2020-21, 98.87 tonnes were harvested from 4.68 lakh hectares. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Sajjad Hossain
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