“Proving once again, if there were ever need for it, that our leaders are destroyed more by their followers than by their opponents.”
editor of The Daily Star
in his recent commentary titled "How is the BNP paying tribute to its founder?"
"Will the PM take up the challenge of making public how many sons, daughters, cousins, nieces, nephews and other relatives of her ministers and party leaders are in big business and since when they came into their fabulous wealth?" Anam wonders
“ The situation is very complex.”
parliamentary standing committee on defence ministry
on the fate of 870 acres of military land across the country that is in the hands of the land-grabbers.
“If my conscience tells me to resign, I will resign. ”
PROF SMA FAIZ
vice chancellor of Dhaka University
when asked if he would resign.
The government-backed Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal beat up students, mostly female, on the campus in a desperate bid to rescue the beleaguered VC who was gheraoed by agitating general students. Prof Faiz, however, did not mention when his conscience was going to tell him to quit.
“This is not like Britain saying 'No'. That would be a problem. This is a crisis. It means that something is rotten in the state of Europe.”
BBC's world affairs corespondent.
French voters rejected the EU constitution by a wide margin in a referendum.
“SingTel believes that there will be rapid telecommunications growth in Bangladesh for years to come, as has been experienced in other regional markets which SingTel has invested in.”
LEE HSIEN YANG
SingTel's presidents and CEO.
The Singaporean telecomm giant recently acquired 45 percent stake in Bangladesh's Pacific Bangladesh Telecom Limited (PBTL). The PBTL, which runs the brand CityCell, is the country's third largest service provider.
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