“Even today we noticed MI-8 helicopter flying over Shafipur in Sreemongal from 9:30am to 10am.”
Col CHOWDHURY HASSAN
operations commander of Bangladesh Rifles (BDR).
"Indian border guards are trying to provoke BDR jawans to step in the Zero Line, shoot at them and create a new situation," he continued.
“The live load of machinery made the entire structure further vulnerable to collapse.”
An Unnamed Source
about the recent collapse of a building in Savar.
Around 100 people, most of them garment labourers, were crushed alive when a building collapsed.
“I have asked the Gulshan thana to question the owner of the factory Shahed Shahriar, but the police could not trace him at his residence.”
Inspector, Detective Branch.
“Bring my son back. I have reared him in great efforts. I do not want to hear anything--bring my son back.”
mother of Saiful Azim Omi.
Omi was killed by a speeding bus.
“I love my country and its people. They want me and they welcome me. But I do not want to get involved in politics now.”
SAJIB WAZED JOY
son of Awami League leader Sheikh Hasina.
“At school they said if a black pope is elected, the sun will crash on the Earth and it will be the end of the world.”
FRANCESCA di GIANSANTE
a ten-year-old Italian student.
Joseph Ratzinger, a German cardinal, has been elected to lad the Roman Catholic Church. He took the Name Pope Benedict XVI as his papal name.
“This is our most successful meeting in the last five months where we did not have any disagreements.”
SULTAN HOSSAIN KHAN
anti-corruption committee (ACC)
while approving an organogram after months-long squabble.
“If anyone travels through Comilla and Brahmanbaria districts, he will witness that there are no workers for harvesting crops.”
M SAIFUR RAHMAN
claiming the economy has reached full-employment.
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