"What can I do if someone sells a CNG-run three wheeler at Tk 10,000 higher cost in the free market economy?"
Barrister and former communications minister
refuting charges of embezzlement against him.
" …under sections 143 (unlawful assembly), 447 (criminal trespass), 448 (house-trespass), 427 (mischief), 435 (mischief by fire), 506 (criminal intimidation) and 114 (abetment)…"
The Charges that are Brought against 13 Lawyers.
The lawyers include eminent jurists like Dr Kamal Hossain, Barrister Rokanuddin Mahmud and Barrister Amir-Ul-Islam. .
"I've thrown off the shackles to express solidarity with the Awami League led grand alliance. I'm here today free as a bird."
deposed military dictator.
Ershad is particularly known to be vile and corrupt. Recently both the major political parties have tried to woo him to get votes in some small pockets of the country. The former despot has decided to join hands with the Awami League.
"The first two weeks I spent in Camp X-ray."
a prisoner held without charge at Guantánamo for 33 months
'That was basically an outdoor cage which let in the elements as well as the local inhabitants, creatures, insects, spiders, that sort of thing,” Mubanga has explained on Amnesty International website.
"Yes, I think a black person can be elected president."
US secretary of state in an Associated Press interview.
"In fact, those who are making these movies are not even 'real' directors. Most of them are assistants or people who can be considered strangers to the movie industry."
female actor who goes by only her first name about vulgar movies made in the country.
"It's been an unbelievable journey."
Australian leg-spinner announcing his decision to quit.
"I would like to assure you that we will bring enormous development to your area if you vote for four-party."
outgoing prime minister while addressing a rally Banani Model School premises on the occasion of Ranajit Chakrabarty joining her party.
Quotations Are Taken From Different Local And International Newspapers.
Compiled by: Ahmede Hussain
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