"Trial of war criminals must be held on the home soil and they (war criminals) would not be spared in this regard. "
deputy chief of the Liberation War Forces and former Air Chief.
"The main aim of the programme is to provide work to any person who wants."
MIRZA AZIZUL ISLAM
disclosing a government plan to start a guaranteed employment programme in the next fiscal year.
"The future of the nation is dark because school students lack adequate academic knowledge. Children's time is not being utilised properly. Education has become a commodity where investment gets maximum priority."
ZILLUR RAHMAN SIDDIQUE
about Bangladeshi students getting minimum time a year for academic activities among the Saarc nations.
"Inshallah, there'll be no problem if we can tackle the situation for next 20 days."
MOEEN U AHMED
chief of army
about the spiralling price of rice.
"Politicians are talking about the elections. They should have plans as to what they'll do to check existing food shortages, petroleum price hike and power shortages after polls."
AKBAR ALI KHAN
regulatory reforms commission.
"We are going for automation in near future and considering collecting taxes online."
MUHAMMAD ABDUL MAZID
National Board of Revenue.
He has also said, “Like other utility bill, such as electricity and water, one can easily submit taxes online too.”
"Because someone is in a white coat and using big medical instruments doesn't necessarily mean they're right."
saying the first doctor she saw failed to diagnose she had breast cancer.
"Agriculture, on the other hand, has grown by barely 2.5% over the last five years and the trend rate of growth is even lower if the past decade and a half is considered."
PARANJOY GUHA THAKURTA
Indian economy analyst
writing an essay on food crisis in India.
QUOTATIONS ARE TAKEN FROM DIFFERENT LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL NEWSPAPERS.
Compiled by: AHMEDE HUSSAIN
(R) thedailystar.net 2008