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Today's Gallery (2018.04.05)

Footpath Occupy

Dhaka's footpaths are being used for everything except for the reason it was made -- ensuring smooth movement of the pedestrians. Occupying the entire breadth of the footpath on Bir Uttam Rafiqul Islam Avenue, a worker works on a billboard structure yesterday. Photo: Rashed Shumon

Footpath Occupy

People squeeze through a narrow stretch in the middle of a footpath in GPO area of Gulistan on Tuesday, as most of it remains under the hawkers' clutch. Photo: Rashed Shumon

Footpath Occupy

Almost an identical situation prevails in front of the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque. Photo: Rashed Shumon

New Gas Pipe Line

Gas pipes being installed at Dakhshin Kattli Rani Rashmoni Ghat in Chattogram yesterday so that liquefied natural gas to be imported from Qatar from this month could be moved to the mainland. Photo: Rajib Raihan


A short-spell of rain in the afternoon offers a much-needed respite to the residents yesterday. The photo of rickshaws passing through a road was taken near the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque in the capital. Photo: Palash Khan

River Pollution...

Two garbage trucks, belonging to the Dhaka South City Corporation, wait by the bank of the Buriganga after dumping waste there. With the custodian of the city itself engaging in such a brazen act, saving these vital lifelines remains a long shot. The photo was taken at Ashrafabad of Kamrangirchar recently. Photo: Palash Khan