Despite several warnings by the city corporations themselves regarding the dangers of stagnant water becoming breeding grounds for mosquitoes, the fountain basins of the Kadam Foara near the High Court premises are filled with rainwater collected over the past few days with no sign of removal as yet. This sheer negligence by the authorities concerned increases the chances of mosquito-borne diseases like dengue spreading further. The photo was taken yesterday.
PHOTO: ANISUR RAHMAN
Khidrachapri Government Primary School’s building has been partially devoured by the Jamuna in Pabna’s Belkuchi upazila. While the school was struck by erosion about three months ago, it still remains in a dilapidated state. Photo: Star
students attend classes in a makeshift tin-room, arranged by the school authorities. They will continue classes there until the school building is repaired and ready to be used again. The photos were taken recently. Photo: Star
Two parents risk not only their lives but also their toddlers’ as they cross a road amid speeding vehicles. The photo was taken yesterday in front of Saarc Fountain at Sonargaon intersection in the capital. Photo: Anisur Rahman
The road in front of Inland Container Depot in the capital’s Kamalapur has been in a dilapidated condition for almost a month. The recent rains have worsened its condition, resulting in severe traffic congestion. The photo was taken yesterday. Photo: Sk Enamul Haq