"Under the dual leadership of you and your son Tarique Rahman, some ministers, MPs and leaders have broken all records of corruption and tarnished the image of the party."
Newly Formed Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) Leaders
in a resignation letter sent to Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) leader Khaleda Zia.
"No mercy will be shown to those who attacked on my colleagues' houses. I am not the gentleman who will run away from the battlefield."
leader of the LDP.
There were sporadic attacks on the homes and business organisations of the LDP leaders, for which the party blames the goons of the BNP.
He has also said, "We cannot allow the rule of a corrupt prince or dynasty in the country".
"Dhaka's air today is almost free of lead."
outgoing Prime Minister in her speech to the nation
giving a list of achievements of her government.
"It is an essay of lies and deceptions."
Secretary general of the AL about Khaleda Zia's speech.
"Yesterday the Devil came here; this place still smells of sulphur."
about the visit of George W Bush to the United Nations.
"Micro-credit would be a very important vehicle through which they (Japan) can address their question of poverty."
Grameen bank founder and winner of this year's Nobel Prize for Peace
at a news conference in Japan.
"Electricity can be supplied only to bulbs at a few emergency points from the DESA connection of the Jai Jai Din. It is not possible to run the press."
Jai Jai Din Printers Limited
declaring the closure of the newspaper.
"The country is run without a constitution and so is cricket."
former playboy cricket player turned Islamic politician
about Pakistani cricket.
"The concept of 'Come on Bangladesh'... is innovative in the sense that it's a satire on 'cheap labour."
AZAD ABUL KALAM
director of the play 'Come on Bangladesh. Just do it!'
which is staged in Denmark at the Royal Danish Theatre.
The first two acts of the five-act play were in Bangla. The third act was done in English and the others were in Danish
QUOTATIONS ARE TAKEN FROM DIFFERENT LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL NEWSPAPERS.
Compiled by: AHMEDE HUSSAIN
(R) thedailystar.net 2006