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Today's Gallery (2016.12.07)

Fishing in Black water....

Fishermen fishing in the pitch-black water of the Kaliganga river in Manikganj's Singair upazila yesterday. Residual waste from nearby factories has significantly affected the river's ecological health over the last several years. Fishermen said many left the profession as they have only a small catch now compared to what they had a few years ago. Photo: Amran Hossain

Yet to Receive Fund....

Shahanur Alam with his mother and wife at his village home in Kaliganj upazila of Jhenidah. The 52-year-old lost his legs in an attack by his daughters' stalkers in October. He returned home yesterday after receiving treatment in the capital's Nitor. He is now worried about continuing with his treatment as he is yet to receive any fund from the health ministry in line with a High Court order. Photo: Star

Cauliflowers....

With the winter setting in, wholesale markets in and outside the capital are flooded with vegetables but their prices still remain high. Wholesalers of cauliflowers said they buy the vegetable for Tk 25 to 30 each and spend more for carrying those to their shops. They eventually make a very nominal profit selling those. The photo was taken at Singair wholesale market in Manikganj yesterday. Photo: AMRAN hOSSAIN

Construction works on Road....

Utility lines being laid on Rokeya Sarani, on the stretch from Agargaon to the Mirpur 10 roundabout, in the capital as part of the construction of metro rail yesterday. Since the rearrangement is to go on till February before the excavation shifts to Pallabi, vehicles bear the long, slow queues and the absence of hard barriers while people the dirt and risks to get on with their daily lives. Photo: Anisur Rahman

Construction works on Road....

Utility lines being laid on Rokeya Sarani, on the stretch from Agargaon to the Mirpur 10 roundabout, in the capital as part of the construction of metro rail yesterday. Since the rearrangement is to go on till February before the excavation shifts to Pallabi, vehicles bear the long, slow queues and the absence of hard barriers while people the dirt and risks to get on with their daily lives. Photo: Anisur Rahman

Construction works on Road....

Utility lines being laid on Rokeya Sarani, on the stretch from Agargaon to the Mirpur 10 roundabout, in the capital as part of the construction of metro rail yesterday. Since the rearrangement is to go on till February before the excavation shifts to Pallabi, vehicles bear the long, slow queues and the absence of hard barriers while people the dirt and risks to get on with their daily lives. Photo: Anisur Rahman

Construction works on Road....

Utility lines being laid on Rokeya Sarani, on the stretch from Agargaon to the Mirpur 10 roundabout, in the capital as part of the construction of metro rail yesterday. Since the rearrangement is to go on till February before the excavation shifts to Pallabi, vehicles bear the long, slow queues and the absence of hard barriers while people the dirt and risks to get on with their daily lives. Photo: Anisur Rahman

Citizens Rally....

Nagorik Samaj organises a “citizens' rally” on the Central Shaheed Minar premises in the capital yesterday demanding restoration of the land rights of the Santal community in Gaibandha's Gobindaganj upazila. Photo: Star

Open Market Sale....

Low-income people buy rice from an Open Market Sale (OMS) centre in Kazipara of Mirpur in the capital. The rice sale saw a large crowd of buyers yesterday since it was being offered at a lower rate. Photo: Anisur Rahman

Exchanging Views

Chinese journalists led by Ma Yue exchanging views with members of Jatiya Press Club (JPC) yesterday. Deputy Director of All-China Journalists Association Zhong Yan, JPC President Shafiqur Rahman, General Secretary Quamrul Islam Chowdhury, and Senior Vice-President Manjurul Ahsan Bulbul, were present. Photo: Collected

International Children's Peace Prize

Nobel Laureate Prof Muhammad Yunus presents the International Children's Peace Prize to Kehkashan Basu, a 16-year-old environmental activist from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), at the Grand Hall of Knights at The Hague on December 2, according to a press released issued by the Yunus Centre yesterday. Photo: Collected

Bangladesh youth delegation poses with Indian President Pranab Mukherjee

The visiting Bangladesh youth delegation poses with Indian President Pranab Mukherjee after meeting with him at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Monday. Photo: Indian High Commission

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