Today's Gallery (2024.03.30)

The weekly holiday market on the road in front of Ideal School and College is abuzz with customers in Dhaka’s Motijheel yesterday morning. Traders say the sales of clothes have picked up as the Eid-ul-Fitr is approaching. Photo: Prabir Das
The Siddeshwari Lane in Dhaka has been dug for the construction of a drain by Dhaka South City Corporation, leaving the road almost impassable. Local residents, particularly children and the elderly, are enduring suffering due to such unplanned development work. Photo: Anisur Rahman
Inviting Danger... Local influential people are illegally digging the bank of the Bangshi river at Chanpur in Tangail’s Mirzapur upazila to collect soil and sell it for filling up low land, putting the entire area at risk of erosion. Collecting soil from river banks is prohibited under the Sand Quarry and Soil Management Act-2010. The photo was taken recently. Photo: Star
Workers are busy making prayer caps at a factory in Dhaka’s Kamrangirchar on Thursday. These caps are high in demand during the Eid season. Photo: Palash Khan
While it is inhumane to use elephants for ‘street extortion’ and other such purposes, many mahouts continue to do so across the capital. However, the HC has recently directed to halt the issuance or renewal of licences for privately owning and raising elephants, which may bring a positive effect going forward. The photo was taken in the Motijheel area yesterday. Photo: Prabir Das
As Eid draws ever closer, the New Market area continues to experience growing traffic and crowds. Visiting the market, with its variety of shops, has become an Eid tradition in itself for Dhaka dwellers. The photo was taken yesterday. photo: palash khan
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