There is no denying that community clinics have all the promises to save lives if run by qualified people.
One must recognise the fact that grabbers in Bangladesh have taken the enterprise to the highest level of creativity and perfection.
Our senior citizens with a taste for Hollywood and British classic films will perhaps remember where I have taken the title from.
Dhaka residents are scorched by a hot sun above their heads, their throats feeling like dry wood, and there is plenty of murky, smelly water all around, but alas!
When the half crescent appears in the western sky to announce the advent of the holy month of Ramadan, some of our brothers in trade see it as a gold pendant hanging up there, while some others perceive it as a dollar bill.
Dateline: March 25, 1971. 11am. Some of us were having tea at the canteen of Mohsin Hall, Dhaka University when a batchmate of ours came inside and warned us of a possible police/military action later in the evening.
Winter always lingers delightfully on the Dhaka University campus. The fallen leaves of myriad colours underneath the tall trees create a surreal montage against the green grass.
When it comes to long distance travelling, nothing can replace the railway. Beginning around 1880, the Bengal railway expanded soon to bring Assam and East Bengal under its folds.