attack us when they can.”
George W Bush after the Istanbul
violence in Assam is a part of a big game played by Bangladesh
and Pakistan.” Indian North-East Affairs Minister CP
Thakur is quoted to have said by the Press Trust of
It is totally baseless, unfounded and motivated. I hope the
Indian leaders will refrain from making irresponsible and biased
statements that will only create misunderstandings between two
countries.” A Foreign Ministry spokesperson, on Thakur's comment.
are neither involved in politics or craving for any worldly
gains. Then why are we being targeted?” Abdul Awwal,
a spokesman for the Ahmadias after religious extremists attacked
an Ahmadia Mosque in Nakhalpara.
my view, people at age 17 are not children.” Finance Minister
M Saifur Rahman, while commenting on the Bangladesh
Bureau of Statistics' child labour survey.
country is in a crisis because of crime, corruption and price
spiral of essentials and the government has failed to deal with
these issues.” Badruddoza Chowdhury, in an
interview with The Daily Star.
remarks against the BNP are nothing but a manifestation of heartburn
for losing power.” BNP Secretary General Abdul Mannan
Bhuiyan, to the journalists at an iftar party.
husband was not released earlier although we paid Tk 25 lakh
through the police. We are doubtful whether the letter came
from the abductors.” Wife of the abducted BNP leader
Jamal Uddin Ahmed, after receiving a letter from the
abductors demanding fresh ransom.
used to stay where the servants slept. How can a person who
does not have any affection for her husband, have affection
for people?” BNP legislator Shahidul Islam,
on the alleged mistreatment Dr Wajid Mia received from his wife
and leader of the opposition Sheikh Hasina.
the US-backed system is two years old. Where is the democracy,
freedom, human rights and reconstruction?” Taliban spokesman
Hamid Agha quoted the Taliban supremo Mullah
Omar as saying in a message delivered to some Pakistani
present form of fitness suggests I could play on. However, all
good things must come to an end and believe Sydney is a project
place to finish.” Stave Waugh, announcing his
plan for retirement.
cannot go around sodomising people.” Mahathir Mohammad,
referring to one of the charges against his former deputy Anwar
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