Today's Gallery (2024.04.17)

The DSCC continued the dismantling of the makeshift shops at the Bangabazar Shopping Complex for the second consecutive day yesterday. The shops were set up after a fire razed the market in April last year. Dhaka South Mayor Sheikh Fazle Noor Taposh had earlier announced that the construction work of Bangabazar market would start after Eid. PHOTO: ANISUR RAHMAN
A sudden shower yesterday afternoon offered some relief to city dwellers amid the ongoing heat wave. While rain may often seem like an inconvenience in a congested city like Dhaka, yesterday’s one brought a smile to many faces. The photo was taken at the Moghbazar rail tracks. PHOTO: PALASH KHAN
This is how this park used to look in 2021, following a four year-long renovation. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: ANISUR RAHMAN, FIROZ AHMED
The Sheikh Russell Park on the north side of Jatrabari intersection in the capital has been turned into a makeshift market, due to rampant encroachment. Photo: ANISUR RAHMAN, FIROZ AHMED
A rickshaw-puller and his passengers cover their noses to avoid thick dust clouds on Khulna city’s BIDC Road yesterday. The air pollution in the area has led to widespread health concerns, particularly among vulnerable populations such as children and the elderly. Photo: Habibur Rahman
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