Today's Gallery (2018.02.15) | The Daily Star

Today's Gallery (2018.02.15)


A truck with iron rods jutting out on a busy city street is posing a risk to vehicles behind. The motorcyclist, without any safety gear, is cradling a phone between his ear and shoulder while riding past the truck. Such disdain for safety can lead to accidents. The photo was taken near Dhaka University's TSC yesterday afternoon. Photo: Prabir Das

Dance of Lion

People parade the dance of the Lion at the Tang Paradise Park in Xi'an, Shaanxi province in China, yesterday ahead of the coming Lunar New Year, marking the Year of the Dog. The Lunar New Year falls on February 16 this year, with celebrations in China scheduled to last for a week. Photo: AFP


Maheshkhal, a canal winding down Chittagong city, looks like a stream of litter clogged with stacks of bamboos. In monsoon, the clogged canal exacerbates the city's waterlogging problems. The photo was taken recently. Photo: Rajib Raihan

Thal haor...

An embankment being built on Thal haor (water body) in Chandrasona under Dharmapasha upazila in Sunamganj district. There is a rule that earth has to be collected from a place at least 100-metre away from the site. Photo: Sheikh Nasir

Thal haor...

However, the earth is being collected digging the land right along the dyke weakening the very structure. The photo was taken recently. Photo: Sheikh Nasir