"My father is Rashid Poddar and mother's name is Hazera."
a three-and-a-half-year old child
who got lost from his parents
at a shelter home in Mirpur.
"Hundreds of lost children are languishing in drop-in centres run by NGOs with a little or no hope for going back to their parents as they cannot tell their addresses. The NGOs took an initiative to develop a 'national child help line' a year ago to help these children and their parents, but the move has been stalled," a Daily Star report commented.
"A bizarre building for applied physics department within the compound of Curzon Hall has destroyed the aesthetic beauty of the red brick edifice of British period."
president, Institute of Architect.
"I think they are going in the right direction. We are going to continue to speak out, mostly privately and sometimes publicly, where we think it's going wrong."
PATRICIA A BUTENIS
outgoing US Ambassador in Dhaka.
"But I am not afraid."
Awami League president
saying, "I am willing to face anything for the people."
Hasina faces allegations of murder and extortion.
"A divided nation can never work for prosperity."
son of Awami League leader and former Dhaka city corporation mayor late Mohammad Hanif.
Khokon has lately declared his intention to join the formation process of a new political party.
"Showing undergarments is always seen as being rude or obscene purely because there is another layer of clothing on top."
"My relationship with this good man is where I've been focused, and that's where my concentration is. And I don't regret any other aspect of it. And so I -- we filled a lot of space together."
GEORGE W BUSH
on British Prime Minister Tony Blair
"Sound scientific research and government advice now agree that there is no longer any window of a baby's development in which they need something more than milk and less than solids."
deputy director of Unicef's Baby Friendly Initiative.
She told the BBC that children should be fed only with breast or formula milk for the six months, then weaned onto solids and given control over how much they ate.
Quotations Are Taken From Different Local And International Newspapers.
Compiled by: AHMEDE HUSSAIN
(R) thedailystar.net 2007