Today's Gallery (2024.03.04)

Due to the closure of the Postogola Bridge for restoration work, vehicles from the south use the Second Buriganga Bridge to enter the capital via Nawab Yousuf Road in Nayabazar, which significantly worsens traffic. But trucks are parked haphazardly and large pipes have been kept on the street making things even worse. The photo was taken around noon yesterday. Photo: Anisur Rahman
Heavy vehicles engage in reckless overtaking, endangering people on two motorcycles. Such irresponsible driving is a recipe for disaster. The photo was taken recently on the Tara Bridge on the Dhaka-Aricha Highway in Manikganj. Photo: Palash Khan
Plastic bottles discarded by tourists lay scattered near the Kotka forest office in the Sundarbans. Such bottles do not degrade for hundreds of years and harm the soil of the mangrove forest. The photo was taken recently. Photo: Habibur Rahman
A pickup stacked with gas cylinders meant for restaurants waits on a road for unloading in front of a commercial building in Dhanmondi yesterday. The area has a number of high-rises with numerous restaurants which lack necessary safety measures. Photo: Prabir Das
An elderly man leads his family down a narrow stairs of Gausia Market yesterday. The sprawling, congested market lacks the necessary safety measures to safeguard lives if a disaster occurs like the fire in a building on Bailey Road. Photo: Rashed Shumon
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