“There are some
gray areas where more needs to be done before we stop it.”
M SAIFUR RAHMAN
This year's budget extends the provision for whitening black
"I have not been influenced by any of my party MPs,"
“How can I have
a wife who has another husband?”
deposed president and chairman of a faction of Jatya Party
asked why he divorced his second wife Bidisha
“My daughter is
married to a beast.”
father of Bidishia Ershad
about his son-in-law Ershad.
“IHe is a vital
ardent figure in Bangladeshi nationalism.”
about the contribution of national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam
on his 106th birthday.
Nazrul was born in the Bradhwan district in the West Bengal
during the British rule.
“The crisis is
over now…he will remain the party president.”
spokesperson for the Bharatya Janata Party (BJP)
announcing the party's parliamentary committee's refusal to
accept party president LK Advani's resignation.
Advani was told either to apologise or to resign for describing
Pakistan's founding father Mohammed Ali Jinnah as "a
great human being and a secular politician"
“We believe it
will help make our cities better places for the public.”
managing director of Stagecoach South
a company that sprays sheep urine into the exhaust fumes to
reduce nitrous oxide emissions.
"A bus rigged up with a urine tank has been carrying
passengers around Winchester in southern England," a
newspaper report says.
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