Justice ABM KHAIRUL HAQUE
of the High Court
after he was told that his name too has been mentioned in a Manabjamin report questioning the qualifications and integrity of judges and accused them of political leanings.
In a historic proceeding the High Court bench comprising of Judges ABM Khairul Haque and Syed Muhammad Ziaul Karim rejected a petition seeking contempt rule against the daily, saying the judiciary is not above criticism and should not be too sensitive either.
"I strongly support regional approaches to promoting economic development and integration."
GEORGE W BUSH
thanking the Chief Adviser Dr Fakhruddin Ahmed for inviting the United States to join the forthcoming Saarc summit as an observer. Ahmed is also the chairperson of Saarc.
" A few poultry growers had recently started exporting poultry products to some Middle Eastern countries, North Eastern region of India, and Nepal, and the present outbreak will hit hard this effort."
World Poultry Science Association Bangladesh Branch.
"We are working hard on these cases. "
about a government decision on the August 21 assassination attempt on Awami League chief Sheikh Hasina as a sensational case.
" People might think we've caused upsets' but we knew deep down that we were capable of beating the best teams on our day."
Bangladesh cricket coach.
" So much blood and repression... I don't want to remember!"
Father MARINO RIGON
an Italian priest of a Catholic church
who arranged treatment and food for the valiant freedom fighters during Bangladesh's Liberation War.
His diary, which he wrote during the war, has been displayed in the Liberation War Museum.
" After the proclamation of the state of emergency, I told the inspector general of police that I don't want to see anybody doing any harm or torch a single garment factory.
Lt Gen MOEEN U AHMED
Chief of the Army
at a tea party he hosted at the National Parade Square honouring the Freedom Fighters Contingent which had taken part in the national parade on the first anniversary of independence. Moeen, however, insisted that the army is not running the country.
Quotations Are Taken From Different Local And International Newspapers.
Compiled by: AHMEDE HUSSAIN
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