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     Volume 4 Issue 28 | January 7, 2005 |


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“I did it.”
HAIDULLAH
a day-labourer
who confessed to have killed his seven-year-old son Ashraful Alam.
Haidullah has been declared mentally unsound.

“Many among the others have not implemented the 4th or 3rd Wage Board and others still are unable to pay their regular salary for months.”
Newspaper Owners' Association of Bangladesh (NOAB) and Bangladesh Shongbadpotro Porishod (BSP).
stating its position on the demand for a 6th Wage Board for the newspaper industry.

“Some members of the NOAB and BSP broke the law by not implementing the Wage Board. Now they want to justify it.”
Shangbadik Shromik Kormochari Oikko Porishod
denouncing NOAB and BSP's stance on declaration
of fresh wage board.

“In order of priority, I am here to see my wife.”
ASIF ALI ZARDARI
husband of deposed Pakistani premier Benazir Bhutto
on his arrival in Dubai.
Zardari served an eight-year prison sentence for graft. Benazir is in a self-imposed exile in the Emirates.

“This is a disaster. This is a disaster.”
ANIBAL IBARRA
mayor
Buenos Aires
after a fire in a discothèque killed 175, most of whom were teenagers.


QUOTATIONS ARE TAKEN FROM DIFFERENT LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL NEWSPAPERS.
Compiled by: AHMEDE HUSSAIN. Quotes can be sent to <ahmedehussain@gmail.com>
Cartoon : MUSTAFA ZAMAN

 

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