" The authorities concerned should publish rating of the universities after every six months or a year. If this is done, a silent competition among the universities to improve their respective position will begin. And students and guardians will be able to compare their ratings to select the universities of their choice."
AKBAR ALI KHAN
Regulatory Reforms Commission.
"A judge does not need clapping. He should give judgement by staying within the framework of laws."
M RUHUL AMIN
"People demanding the release of corrupt politicians detained at the moment must be associates of the corrupt."
lawyer and president of Gono Forum.
" To see these dreams come true, war criminals must be tried and punished immediately… failure to try them hits every sphere of life ranging from politics, economics and women policy."
ROKEYA RAFIQ BABY
"The situation in most of the private universities is disappointing."
Mass Communication and Journalism department in Dhaka University
"The government has already allocated the required money for purchasing the firearms."
Col MD ASHRAFUL ISLAM KHAN
Additional Inspector General of Police (Prisons).
The jail directorate will purchase about 6,500 Chinese rifles with 10,000 rounds of bullet.
" This recruitment commission will publish a teachers' qualifications chart, based on which eligible teachers will be recruited for schools, colleges and universities."
"Ice is a good of satisfying a craving for texture, and a non-toxic way, rather than chewing plaster off the walls, or chewing match heads, or some of the other things we have had."
of the University of Sheffield's Centre for Pregnancy Nutrition
about a survey according to which pregnancy cravings are much more common among modern women than previous generations. According to a BBC report, she has said that cravings for non-food items - a condition known as pica - are probably often related to smell and texture, rather than taste. "The advice is that if it is for a non-food item then women should be quite careful and discuss it with their midwife. If it is just for something that has a very strong taste as long as it does not stop you eating a general, varied, healthy diet it does not matter," she says.
QUOTATIONS ARE TAKEN FROM DIFFERENT LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL NEWSPAPERS.
Compiled by: AHMEDE HUSSAIN
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