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Today's Gallery (2017.12.08)


Book binders put together textbooks for primary and secondary-level school and madrasa students in the capital's Shyampur yesterday. National Curriculum and Textbook Board is set to distribute 35.43 crore books among about 4.3 crore students on January 1. Photo: Anisur Rahman

a brick loaded truck

A large hole dug by the Chittagong Water Supply and Sewerage Authority on a busy city street in Aturara Depot area causes a brick loaded truck to tip over. The truck remained stuck there for over four hours, worsening the already bad traffic condition. Photo: Collected

a taskforce to stop illegal stone extraction

A taskforce to stop illegal stone extraction from river beds in Sylhet destroys an engine that was being used to pump out water. The taskforce seized and destroyed 29 engines yesterday in the Khasi river in Jaintiapur upazila. Photo: Star

nature quest

This tagged Spoon-billed Sandpiper last year travelled 7,640km from Meinypilgyno, Russia, to Sonadia Island in Cox's Bazar to spend the winter. The critically endangered bird returned this year. Conservationists had artificially incubated a wild egg and hand raised it to fledgling age. Photo: Sayam U Chowdhury