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Today's Gallery (2017.09.08)

Hazaribagh...

After all tanneries in the capital's Hazaribagh were closed, this canal in Gojmahal no longer spreads the unbearable odour it used to, allowing locals to once again breathe easier and better. Photo: Rashed Shumon

Nature Quest: Mukh Pora becomes rare

The Capped Langur, locally known as Mukh Pora Hanuman. While the flamboyant creatures once boasted a large population, nowadays only a few remain in the Chittagong Hill Tracts. This photo was recently taken in Kaptai National Forest. Photo: Anvil Chakma

Broken Roads...

A large portion of the Rampura Road from Rampura TV Centre to Malibagh rail gate has turned into a nightmare for the commuters. Water-filled potholes and craters scattered all over the road and its uneven surface make it extremely difficult for the motorists to retain control over the vehicles, escalating risk of accidents. The sufferings multiply when the road gets submerged even in the slightest bit of rain. Photos: Amran Hossain

Broken Roads...

A large portion of the Rampura Road from Rampura TV Centre to Malibagh rail gate has turned into a nightmare for the commuters. Water-filled potholes and craters scattered all over the road and its uneven surface make it extremely difficult for the motorists to retain control over the vehicles, escalating risk of accidents. The sufferings multiply when the road gets submerged even in the slightest bit of rain. Photos: Amran Hossain

Broken Roads...

A large portion of the Rampura Road from Rampura TV Centre to Malibagh rail gate has turned into a nightmare for the commuters. Water-filled potholes and craters scattered all over the road and its uneven surface make it extremely difficult for the motorists to retain control over the vehicles, escalating risk of accidents. The sufferings multiply when the road gets submerged even in the slightest bit of rain. Photos: Amran Hossain

Broken Roads...

A large portion of the Rampura Road from Rampura TV Centre to Malibagh rail gate has turned into a nightmare for the commuters. Water-filled potholes and craters scattered all over the road and its uneven surface make it extremely difficult for the motorists to retain control over the vehicles, escalating risk of accidents. The sufferings multiply when the road gets submerged even in the slightest bit of rain. Photos: Amran Hossain

Dust Cloud...

Moreover, the slow pace of ongoing development works has not only created obstruction on the road at different points, but dust cloud from the construction sites also reduces visibility and creates health hazards. Photos: Amran Hossain

Current net siezed

Members of Bangladesh Coast Guard (Dhaka Zone) stand in front of a pile of contraband "current net" they seized from Islamia Mansion Market in the capital's Chawkbazar area yesterday. The team conducted a drive at the market from 5:00am to noon. They recovered 1.5 crore metres of "current net" worth Tk 30 crore from six shops there. The raid was conducted with the assistance of the Department of Fisheries. Later, the nets were burned, according to a press release. Photo: Collected

Eid holidays...

City dwellers have started to stream back to the capital after celebrating Eid-ul-Azha with near and dear ones. The photo was taken yesterday around 2:00pm at Kamalapur Railway Station. Photo: Rashed Shumon

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