Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP)
in its website
giving the height of Trimoti Subrata Bine, one of the most wanted criminals.
All the top criminals listed in DMP website are of strange heights: Aminul Rosul Sagar Tokai Sagar is of only 1.70 Foot tall; Molla Masud is 1.77 Foot tall; Prakash Kumar Biswas is 1.65 meter foot (sic); Kala Jahangir 1.6 foot. All the other five top criminals are less than 2 text tall, the website claims.
"Naghib Mahfouz won the Nobel Prize even by spending his time gossiping in bars and cafes."
SHAHAB UDDIN SATHI
former student politician
in a newsmagazine.
"It is not the duty of Mainul Hosein to "make true teachers" as he has specific duties and responsibilities as the law adviser."
Mohammad Anwar Hossain
professor of Dhaka University
In a statement signed by Anwar Dhaka University Teachers' Association called Mainul's remark objectionable.
Lately newspapers have run reports on corruption in different universities.
"If this would have happened earlier then Chappell might have been spared the sack!!"
in the Guardian
about Bangladesh's victory over South Africa in the ICC World Cup.
Indian coach Greg Chapell resigned after the team was booted out of the world cup. India lost an important match to Bangladesh in an important match of the tournament.
"We probably turned up and thought it was a walk in the park, something we could take for granted."
former South African captain.
"This government is undemocratic and unconstitutional."
Awami League president
about the transitional government.
Hasina, who has left the country a few days ago, once welcomed the government, congratulating it for cracking down on corruption.
" We'll make true teachers out of them (teachers), if we are in power."
about teacher politics in the public universities.
Quotations Are Taken From Different Local And International Newspapers.
Compiled by: AHMEDE HUSSAIN
(R) thedailystar.net 2007