Today's Gallery (2023.01.23)

An elderly man weeps during prayers as the second and final phase of the Biswa Ijtema ended on the banks of the Turag yesterday. Tens of thousands of Muslims attended and prayed together for the peace of the Ummah. The photo was taken on the Tongi Station Road. PHOTO: PALASH KHAN
HOT ASHES FOR TREES? ... Hills being razed to make way for a brick kiln in Bandarban’s Lama upazila. While brick kilns are a major contributor to the debilitating air pollution in the country, hill cutting, according to Bangladesh Environment Preservation Act, is a punishable offence if done without the approval of the authorities concerned. Despite growing concerns among the locals, the authorities concerned remain silent.PHOTO: MONG SING HAI MARMA
A woman stares in horror as she stands close to a moving bus while crossing the road. Despite the fact that there’s a footover bridge just a few yards away, time and again pedestrians choose to cross roads in such a dangerous manner, putting their lives on the line just to save a few seconds. This photo was taken in the capital’s Shyamoli area yesterday. Photo: Rashed Shumon
A car driver parks the vehicle on freshly installed paving slabs near Tejgaon Government High School in Farmgate area yesterday. This was done when workers were on the spot installing the tiles, disrupting their work too. Photo: Anisur Rahman
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