“The poor can't afford to buy saline from outside; so I use these (saline without expiry dates) on them.”
doctor and director of National Heart and Cardiac Hospital.
“International experts should be brought immediately for an in-depth probe.”
lawyer and president of Gono Forum about a blaze in Bikalpa Dhara President Badrudozza Chowdhury's residence.
“… Nobody listens. They think that they know more about cricket than me. That is the problem in Bangladesh cricket.”
former Pakistan cricketer about Bangladesh cricket. Asked why "they" do not listen to him Akram replied, "Because the people who run cricket here are happy".
“Shibir is a first class democratic and peaceful organisation.”
law, justice and parliamentary affairs minister.
Shibir, Jamaat-e-Islami's student wing, is reported to have armed cadres who perpetrate a reign of terror in different educational institutions in the country. Though he now talks about democracy and human rights, Moudud Ahmed has a shady past: the barrister has joined almost every military government that grabbed power after the assassination of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in 1975.
“It's simply a dream come true. It's a milestone in our sports history because nothing is comparable with a big event like a World Cup.”
Bangladesh Cricket Board.
The country is going to co-host the cricket World Cup 2011 after Asia won the right to host the event.
“Words cannot describe the emotions this particular song stirred up when it was played on the radio.”
singer, who rendered the song Ek shagor rokter binimoye Banglar swadhinata anley jara... in 1973.
The song, first sung by Swapna Roy during Bangladesh's Liberation War stood fifth BBC's survey of the "greatest Bangla songs of all times".
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