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Today's Gallery (2018.02.08)

huge stage

A huge stage in the shape of a boat, the Awami League's electoral symbol, is being built on Bangabandhu Udyan in Barisal yesterday. Awami League President Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to deliver a speech there today. Photo: Sushanta Ghosh

checkpost

Additional checkposts were set up yesterday at different points in the capital and elsewhere to thwart any subversive activities centring the verdict in the Zia Orphanage Trust graft case to be delivered today. Clockwise from , a policeman searching the passenger of a car at Jatrabari. Photo: Star

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Police personnel examining the bags of passengers at Kamalapur Railway Station. Photo: Star

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Law enforcers checking a car in Shah Amanat International Airport area of Chittagong city. Photo: Star

Chariot of Life

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina holds the copy of “Chariot of Life”, authored by Dr Tawfiq-e-Elahi Chowdhury, Bir Bikram, after unveiling the book at Gono Bhaban yesterday. Dr Tawfiq, also the PM's adviser to power, energy and mineral resources ministry, wrote about his experiences of his participation in the Liberation War and of his imprisonment during the period of 1/11 changeover. Published by Shrabon, the book is now available at the Amar Ekushey Granthamela. Photo: Collected

HOW TO KILL A RIVER...

The place where these workers are unloading garbage from trucks and rickshaw vans was once a part of the river Buriganga. The vehicles are clearly marked with the name “Dhaka South City Corporation” that is entrusted with the city's wellbeing and maintenance. Such encroachment and pollution is rampant on all sides of the endangered river. Photo: Amran Hossain

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