Amid a chilly morning yesterday, farmers collecting seedlings of IRRI-49 from a partially-submerged seedbed in Bara Bayra Swashanghat area of Khulna city. The seedlings were then planted in a nearby paddy field. Local farmers say they always get a better yield of this variety.
Photo: Habibur Rahman
SPLASH OF RED… Traders sorting out a harvest of red potatoes at a market in Bogura’s Kahaloo upazila yesterday. The potatoes, locally known as pakri aloo, were then loaded on trucks to be taken to markets in the capital. Photo: Mostafa Shabuj
Parts of a building, which were razed during a drive to reclaim the old channel of the Buriganga, are being reconstructed in the capital’s Kamrangirchar yesterday. PHOTO: PRABIR DAS
Only a month has passed since BIWTA and district administration conducted the drive against such illegal and risky structures. a crane pulling down the building during the December 26 drive.
PHOTO: PRABIR DAS
A patient who underwent surgery on her eyes waits in a rickshaw for the traffic jam to clear on a road in the capital’s Chawk Bazar yesterday. Traffic jam has recently become common in the area due to development work of Dhaka Wasa. Photo: Rashed Shumon